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Benton Evening News - Benton, IL
Updated at 11:59 AM

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) " A lawyer representing two Vice News journalists and their assistant has denounced a Turkish court's decision to arrest them on terror-related charges, calling it a government attempt to deter foreign media from reporting on the conflict with Kurdish rebels.

Updated at 11:55 AM

LOS ANGELES (AP) " A month after Boston's bid for the 2024 Olympic Games collapsed, Los Angeles appears on the verge of stepping in as the replacement U.S. candidate.

Updated at 11:53 AM

ST. LOUIS (AP) " The latest on the scheduled execution of Missouri inmate Roderick Nunley, who was convicted of kidnapping, raping and killing a 15-year-old girl in Kansas City in 1989 (all times local):

Updated at 11:52 AM

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) " A man sentenced to life in prison without parole on a marijuana-related charge walked out of a Missouri prison a free man on Tuesday, after spending two decades behind bars.

Updated at 11:52 AM

MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) " A county clerk in Kentucky has again refused to issue marriage licenses to gay couples, invoking her religious beliefs and "God's authority" " this time in defiance of a U.S. Supreme Court ruling against her.

Updated at 11:52 AM

VATICAN CITY (AP) " Pope Francis says he is letting all priests in the church's upcoming Year of Mercy absolve the "sin of abortion" if they seek forgiveness with a "contrite heart."

Updated at 11:52 AM

VATICAN CITY (AP) " Pope Francis is expected to raise issues ranging from climate change to income inequality when he visits Cuba and the United States Sept. 19-27. Francis has launched an agenda of reform in the Vatican and in the global church,...

Updated at 11:44 AM

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) " This year, Georgia is from Oklahoma " Georgia Frazier, that is, a cancer survivor and daughter of a former New York Yankees pitcher who holds an inauspicious World Series record.

Updated at 11:44 AM

MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) " The latest on a Kentucky county clerk who has refused to issue same-sex marriage licenses (all times local):

Updated at 11:32 AM

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) " A right-wing party says it is leaving Ukraine's ruling parliamentary coalition because it's opposed to a constitutional amendment that would give greater powers to the rebel-held eastern region.

Updated at 11:17 AM

NEW YORK (AP) " Officials say a baby girl was successfully delivered in the backseat of an Uber car parked by the mouth of the Lincoln Tunnel.

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