UK bids to have Glasgow host 2020 UN climate conference
LONDON (AP) — The British government says a major United Nations climate conference will be held in Glasgow next year if the U.K.'s bid to host the event is successful.
LONDON (AP) — A United Airlines pilot appeared in court in Scotland Tuesday, charged with being over the alcohol limit as he prepared to fly to New Jersey.
LONDON (AP) — Police in Scotland say two pilots have been arrested on suspicion of being under the influence of alcohol or drugs before a scheduled flight to New Jersey.
GWANGJU, South Korea (AP) — Adam Peaty of Britain has become the first man to go under 57 seconds in the 100-meter breaststroke at the world swimming championships.
GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Celtic eased through the Champions League's first qualifying round by beating Sarajevo 2-1 on Wednesday to complete a 5-2 aggregate win.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Irish actress Jessie Buckley grew up in County Kerry and lives in London but she's lately been traveling so much that she gives her present address as Heathrow Airport and New...
GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Celtic wrapped up a domestic treble for an unprecedented third straight season after beating Hearts 2-1 in the Scottish Cup final on Saturday.
GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — The Scottish soccer association says it has hired Kilmarnock manager Steve Clarke to coach the country's national team.
GLASGOW, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky school bus driver is accused of offering money to a female student to bare her breasts.
News outlets report the Barren County Sheriff's Department says...
European Cup-winning scorer Chalmers dies at 83
GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Stevie Chalmers, who scored the winning goal for Celtic in the 1967 European Cup final, has died. He was 83.
The Scottish team described Chalmers as "the man who...
GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — With a 67th-minute goal by a player wearing the No. 5 jersey, Celtic paid a fitting tribute to its late captain Billy McNeill in the 1-0 win over Kilmarnock in the...
GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Billy McNeill, the captain of Glasgow soccer club Celtic when it became the first British team to win the European Cup in 1967, has died. He was 79.
GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Scotland has fired coach Alex McLeish after one of the worst results in the national team's history.
A 3-0 loss to Kazakhstan in a European Championship qualifier...
GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Celtic stayed on course for a third straight domestic treble after reaching the Scottish Cup final with a 3-0 win over nine-man Aberdeen on Sunday.
Celtic beats Rangers to go 13 points clear in Scotland
GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Celtic moved 13 points clear over Rangers at the top of the Scottish Premiership with a 2-1 victory over its Glasgow rival on Sunday.
LONDON (AP) — British police said a suspicious package destroyed by bomb-disposal experts at the University of Glasgow on Wednesday contained an explosive device and was linked to three letter...
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Kentucky deputy taken to hospital after being shot
GLASGOW, Ky. (AP) — Authorities say a deputy in Kentucky was taken to a hospital after he was shot during an altercation with a man.
Kentucky State Police said Glasgow Police Officer Zane...
Scottish soccer leaders hold talks over fan misbehavior
GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Scottish soccer leaders have met with government officials to discuss ways to eradicate misbehavior by fans after a series of incidents at matches this season.
6N: Horne at flyhalf, Grigg at center for Scotland vs France
EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — Glasgow clubmates Pete Horne and Nick Grigg are at flyhalf and center for Scotland against France in Six Nations rugby this weekend in Paris.
Center adds capability to receive emergency text messages
GLASGOW, Ky. (AP) — Residents in two southcentral Kentucky counties can now send text messages to emergency dispatchers.
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Anderson Co. 54, Woodford Co. 47
Ballard Memorial 55, Lou. Brown 48
Barbourville 65, Jenkins 29
Bourbon Co. 61, Paris 50
Boyd Co. 68, Morgan Co. 50
Bracken Co. 64, Pendleton Co. 61
Breathitt Co. 96, Jackson Co. 61
Briarcrest, Tenn. 76, University Heights 65
Buckhorn 62, Prestonsburg 56
Bullitt Central 72, Lou. Fairdale 65
Burgin 76, Piarist 33
Calvary Christian 73, Cin. Immaculate Conception, Ohio 27
United States defender Polster joins Scottish club Rangers
GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — United States defender Matt Polster has joined Scottish club Rangers from the Chicago Fire.
The 25-year-old Polster has signed a 2½-year deal with the Glasgow club, which is managed by former England captain Steven Gerrard.
Rangers is second in the league, three points behind Glasgow rival Celtic, which has U.S. forward Timothy Weah on loan from Paris Saint-Germain.
Weah scores again for Celtic on Scottish Premiership debut
GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — U.S. forward Tim Weah made it two goals in his first two games for Celtic by scoring after coming on as a second-half substitute in a 4-0 win over St. Mirren in the Scottish Premiership on Wednesday.
Weah, the son of former AC Milan star George Weah, ran onto a through-ball and slotted home a first-time finish for Celtic's fourth goal in the 86th minute.
The 18-year-old Weah scored on his debut for Celtic on Saturday in the Scottish Cup.
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US striker Tim Weah, son of George, scores on Celtic debut
GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Tim Weah, the U.S. striker and son of former AC Milan star George Weah, scored on his debut for Celtic in the Scottish Cup on Saturday.
The 18-year-old Weah, who is on loan from Paris Saint-Germain, came on in the 69th minute and netted in the 83rd.
"It's really a dream come true," Weah told the BBC.
The AP’s 2018 Kentucky All-State-List
The 2018 Associated Press Kentucky High School All-State first and second teams, as selected by 16 media representatives from across the state:
FIRST TEAM OFFENSE
Quarterback — Garrett Dennis, Louisville Male
Running Back — Wandale Robinson, Western Hills
Running Back — Tre Bass, Franklin-Simpson
Wide Receiver — Milton Wright, Louisville Christian Academy
Creative coding: Students use programs, play games they made
GLASGOW, Ky. (AP) — Emma Bunch and Brendan Wilson smiled at a computer screen as they played a game Wednesday afternoon in the Glasgow Middle School library — but this game was unique in that Bunch, an eighth-grader, coded it last semester.
The game is called "Money Makers," Bunch said. "You basically press these two buttons on the circuit board to make more money.
"You press the button and it goes up each time, and you have to get to $5,000 to win."
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Bath Co. 81, Rose Hill Christian 32
Butler Co. 76, Elizabethtown 64
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Fairview 50, Raceland 46
Georgia School for the Deaf, Ga. 68, Kentucky School F/t Blind 43
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Bourbon Co. 74, Harrison Co. 71
Breathitt Co. 105, Lee Co. 46
Butler Co. 81, Caverna 62
Christian Fellowship 49, Community Christian (Paducah) 46
US striker Tim Weah joins Celtic on 6-month loan from PSG
GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Tim Weah, the U.S. striker and son of former AC Milan star George Weah, joined Scottish champion Celtic on a six-month loan deal from Paris Saint-Germain on Monday.
PSG allowed the 18-year-old Weah to leave on the day he signed a contract extension with the French team until June 2021.
Celtic does not have an option to buy Weah at the end of his loan spell.
Police investigation after threats to Rangers-Celtic referee
GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Police in Scotland are investigating threats made to the referee who took charge of the recent Old Firm game between Rangers and Celtic.
Police Scotland said a complaint has been made "regarding texts and calls" to John Beaton after his contact details were leaked online, and that inquiries were ongoing.
Rangers beat Celtic 1-0 in Scotland’s Old Firm derby
GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Brendan Rodgers' 12-match unbeaten run in Old Firm encounters ended as Celtic lost 1-0 at fierce Glasgow rival Rangers to leave the Scottish Premiership's title race wide open on Saturday.
Ryan Jack scored in the 31st minute at Ibrox to earn Rangers a victory that drew it level on 42 points with Celtic in the standings. Kilmarnock and Aberdeen, who were also playing Saturday, are within five points of their more illustrious rivals.
Man gets 18 years for killing 8-week-old girl in his care
GLASGOW, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man got 18 years in prison for killing an 8-week-old baby in his care.
The Daily News reports 39-year-old Chad Flora Lewis of Cave City was sentenced Monday in Barren Circuit Court.
Celtic wins 7th straight domestic trophy in Scottish soccer
GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Celtic won its seventh straight domestic trophy under Brendan Rodgers by beating Aberdeen 1-0 to capture the Scottish League Cup on Sunday.
Since taking charge of Celtic in 2016, the former Liverpool manager has won every piece of silverware on offer in Scotland — two Scottish Premierships, two Scottish Cups and now three League Cups. The run of seven trophies in a row matches the achievement of Rangers under Walter Smith in the early 1990s.
Rules panel aims to let goalkeepers move more at penalties
GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — World soccer's rule-making panel wants to give goalkeepers more freedom to move when facing a penalty.
Currently, the Laws of the Game state goalkeepers "must remain on the goal line ... until the ball has been kicked."
The panel, known as IFAB, proposed Thursday that goalkeepers should need "only one foot on the goal line when a penalty is taken."
US women end year with 1-0 win over Scotland
Alex Morgan scored late in the first half and the U.S. national team wrapped up the year with a 1-0 victory Tuesday over Scotland in Glasgow.
The U.S. team is undefeated this year with 19 wins and two ties. The Americans have an unbeaten streak of 28 games (25 wins, three ties) dating to a 1-0 loss to Australia in the Tournament of Nations last year. It was also the team's 12th shutout of the year.
Man pleads guilty in death of infant
GLASGOW, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man has pleaded guilty to charges stemming from the death of an infant in his care.
News outlets report 38-year-old Chad Flora Lewis reached a plea agreement last week, days before a trial was to start in the 2015 death of 8-week-old Jalayah Grace Clark. Lewis pleaded guilty in Barren Circuit Court to first-degree manslaughter and two drug counts. Originally, he had been charged with murder. Under the agreement, prosecutors are seeking an 18-year sentence.
Ex-Louisville player accused of failing to pay child support
GLASGOW, Ky. (AP) — Chane Behanan, who played on Louisville's 2013 men's national championship team, has been indicted on a charge of being behind on child support by more than $9,700.
Scotland fullback Hogg out for 3 months after ankle surgery
GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Fullback Stuart Hogg is set to miss Scotland's four November rugby tests following ankle surgery which will sideline him for up to three months.
Hogg hurt the ankle on Sept. 7 while playing for Glasgow Warriors, but still went with the team to South Africa for Pro14 games. While in South Africa, Hogg discovered the injury was worse than first thought, and he returned home. The British Lions back had surgery on Thursday in Glasgow.
Hampden Park to continue as home of Scottish soccer
GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Hampden Park in Glasgow will remain the home of Scottish soccer.
The Scottish soccer association was considering whether Murrayfield in Edinburgh, where Scotland's international rugby games are played, should become the new venue for the country's major club and national soccer team matches beyond 2020.
Batshuayi double helps Belgium beat Scotland 4-0 in friendly
GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Substitute Michy Batshuayi scored twice in eight minutes as Belgium eased to a 4-0 victory over Scotland on Friday in its first game since finishing third at the World Cup.
Seven minutes after coming on at halftime in the friendly, Batshuayi took a pass from Eden Hazard in a swift Belgium break and guided the ball low into the net.
Kentucky tire recycler to expand with new facility
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — An off-road tire company is set to build a new $6.6 million facility in Glasgow, Kentucky that is expected to create 75 jobs.
Brad Ragan Recycling Inc., known as BR Retreading, will construct the new building in Glasgow's Highland Glen Industrial Park, providing additional capacity for the company's growth. BR Retreading already employs 89 workers in Glasgow.