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05/24/2016 03:02 PM
Top UK court rules against expats over EU referendum voting

Britain's Supreme Court has rejected a bid by two Britons who live abroad to vote in next month's referendum on European Union membership. British citizens who have lived abroad for more than 15 years are not eligible to cast a ballot in the June 23 vote.


05/24/2016 03:45 AM
Corn, soybean planting running behind

A farmer in a field adjacent to Glade Run Road stirs dust as he preps a field for planting last week. Farmers eager to finish planting and hope for warmer days to help crops.


05/23/2016 07:33 AM
London to start all-night underground service in August

London Mayor Sadiq Khan says an all-night underground service will start running on two of the city's lines in August. He said Monday the initial all-night service will be offered on weekends on the Central and Victoria lines from Aug. 19. The service will be added on the Jubilee, Northern and Piccadilly lines in the fall as more drivers are trained.


05/22/2016 05:08 PM
Ohio scientists work with cops to solve Rhoden massacre

Ohio scientists work with cops to solve Rhoden massacre All agree one of the eight people who died was the primary target, others were collateral. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/27OvQmf May 17, 2016: A garage is boarded up Tuesday on the property where Dana Rhoden and her two children, Hanna Rhoden and Chris Rhoden, Jr. were found shot and killed.


05/22/2016 07:02 AM
In or Out? Britain faces vital EU membership vote June 23

British voters will decide in one month whether or not to deal a historic hammer blow to European integration by putting their island nation on an independent path outside the European Union. The campaign thus far has hardly been a model of cool, reasoned argument.


05/21/2016 08:19 AM
UK Treasury: House prices will plummet if Britain leaves EU

British house prices could fall by up to 18 percent if the country leaves the European Union, the Treasury says - a claim dismissed as scaremongering by campaigners for a U.K. exit from the bloc. Treasury chief George Osborne said leaving the EU would be a "profound economic shock" that would lower property values and raise mortgage rates.


05/21/2016 04:03 AM
The Latest: EgyptAir says more wreckage found in plane crash

An EgyptAir official says more wreckage of the missing plane has been found, including body parts, luggage and passengers' seats. A statement by the Civil Aviation Ministry quotes the unnamed official from EgyptAir as saying that the Egyptian armed forces on Friday retrieved more plane wreckage, including some of the passengers' belongings, body parts, luggage, and plane seats.


05/21/2016 12:05 AM
North Korean diplomat who negotiated '94 deal with US dies

A top North Korean diplomat who negotiated a short-lived 1994 deal with the United States to freeze its nuclear programs in exchange for international aid has died of cancer, the country's state media said Saturday.


05/20/2016 08:04 PM
Arts council to perform a The Pajama Gamea -

Following news that the Madison County Arts Council lost the rights to perform "Cinderella" for its summer musical production, leaders announced Thursday the new show will be "The Pajama Game." The comedic love story won the 1955 Tony for Best Musical and more than half a century later claimed the award for Best Revival of a Musical.


05/20/2016 03:49 PM
Westerville man gets 7 years for causing fatal wreck while high on inhalant

LONDON, Ohio - A Westerville man who killed a decorated Army veteran in January after admitting to huffing on canned air while driving recklessly in Madison County was sentenced to seven years in prison this morning by a judge who called him a "bomb waiting to go off." Thomas Farley, 27, admitted to aggravated vehicular homicide and vehicular assault in the death of Carlos Martinez, a 26-year veteran who worked in ordnance disposal in the Middle East.


05/20/2016 11:35 AM
Whata s holding you back?

I received a really nice letter from a resident of one of the two prison facilities here in London this week. I will call him "John" and let you know that his letter was very well structured and it was a pleasure to read because his only request was that I call his mother and wish her a late "Happy Mother's Day" for him.


05/20/2016 07:17 AM
Seniors benefit from chiropractic care

As we age, arthritis often sets in joints, and they become worn. These can lead to, at the least, mild discomfort to annoying pain.


05/19/2016 11:07 PM
Rio security chief wants soldiers to start policing city

The head of security for the state of Rio de Janeiro wants soldiers to start policing the city immediately, 2 A1 2 months before the Rio Olympics are set to start. State Security Secretary Jose Mariano Beltrame, speaking Thursday alongside Defense Minister Raul Jungmann, said the military would help local police battle the city's rising crime.


05/19/2016 06:42 PM
Birth announcements

Eric Dustin and Lydia Beth Parker , of Mount Sterling, announce the birth of a son, Aiden William Parker, born Wednesday, April 20, 2016, at Madison Health in London. He weighed 8 pounds 7.4 ounces and has a sister, Trinity Parker, 6, and a brother, Peyton Parker, 5. Forrest Tyler Weldon and Jordan Nicole Howland , of London, announce the birth of a son, Noah Forrest Weldon, born Thursday, April 21, 2016, at Madison Health in London.


05/19/2016 02:21 PM
UK police arrest man who scaled wall at Buckingham Palace

A man scaled a wall and got into the grounds of Buckingham Palace before being arrested, London police said Thursday. The 41-year-old man was detained in the palace grounds Wednesday evening on suspicion of trespassing on a protected site, the Metropolitan Police force said.