Benton Evening News - Benton, IL
Updated at 1:21 AM

MANILA, Philippines (AP) " Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte raised the rhetoric over his bloody anti-crime war to a new level Friday, comparing it to Hitler and the Holocaust and saying he would be "happy to slaughter" 3 million addicts. Duterte issued his latest threat against drug dealers and users early Friday on returning to his hometown in southern Davao city after visiting Vietnam, where he discussed his anti-drug campaign with Vietnamese leaders and ways for their...

Updated at 1:01 AM

EL CAJON, Calif. (AP) " Police released two videos Friday showing an officer fatally shooting an unarmed black man in a San Diego suburb and said they hoped showing the footage would ease escalating tensions. The videos show the officer...

Updated at 12:16 AM

KO OLINA, Hawaii (AP) " Defense Secretary Ash Carter hinted Friday at U.S. impatience with the Philippine government over inflammatory comments by President Rodrigo Duterte. At a news conference, Carter was asked his view on pursuing...

Updated at 11:37 PM

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) " Plunging deeper into campaign controversy, Donald Trump publicly shamed a former beauty queen on Friday for her "disgusting" sexual past and then " in one of presidential history's more bizarre moments " encouraged...

Updated at 11:18 PM

HONOLULU (AP) " Federal authorities on Friday added seven yellow-faced bee species, Hawaii's only native bees, for protection under the Endangered Species Act, a first for any bees in the United States. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service...

Updated at 10:46 PM

Perseverance is a much admired and beneficial quality and the young men who have continued to participate in Bearcat football this season demonstrate that quality in abundance.

Updated at 10:46 PM

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) " Crediting "barstool science," a small-town tavern in central North Dakota is laying claim as the center of North America after snatching the title from a nearby city that allowed its trademark to lapse. Hanson's Bar in...

Updated at 10:34 PM

BEACH HAVEN, N.J. (AP) " Police say a 59-year-old man who wore a bikini fashioned out of see-through plastic wrap on a New Jersey beach is facing a criminal charge. They say Stephen Wojciehowski spent two days on a Long Beach Island beach...

Updated at 10:11 PM

HOBOKEN, N.J. (AP) " National Transportation Safety Board investigators held off questioning the engineer in the deadly Hoboken train crash because of his injuries Friday and struggled to lift clues from the train's black box...

Updated at 10:07 PM

BEIRUT (AP) " The 6-year-old girl was found trapped under the rubble of her home, destroyed by an airstrike in Syria's rebel-held city of Aleppo. "Dust!" she wailed as rescue workers pried away the stones and debris on top of her, finally freeing...

Updated at 10:06 PM

The day we all knew would eventually come has finally arrived: The CW is developing a reboot of the soapy 1980s...

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