Sport's highest court has stripped Spanish cyclist Alberto Contador of his 2010 Tour de France title.
The Court of Arbitration for Sport rejected the Spanish Cycling Federation's decision that said Contador had accidentally ingested clenbuterol, a performance enhancing drug, by eating a contaminated steak.
The CAS was deciding on an appeal launched by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and the International Cycling Union (UCI).
For weeks, negotiations between Senate Republicans and House Democrats over new legislative, judicial and congressional districts have diverted their attention. Time spent on those tasks is time not spent on budget writing.Â But, despite the delays and hard feelings, legislative leaders still say they can agree on a new budget.
President Obama has signed an executive order blocking the movement of "all property and interests in property of the government of Iran, including the Central Bank of Iran," if the assets are in the U.S. or are controlled by an American or U.S. entity at foreign branches of U.S. institutions.
Meryl Streep is known for completely enveloping herself in her characters, capturing their nuances, speech patterns and personalities. In her films, she's transformed herself into such disparate people as the chef Julia Child, the writer Susan Orlean and plutonium-plant worker Karen Silkwood, winning countless honors and awards along the way.
Kentucky Congressman Ed Whitfield says a bill to allow re-enrichment of uranium at the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant has reached a stalemate in Washington. The plant in Paducah is operated by the United States Enrichment Corporation and produces low-enriched uranium for use in commercial nuclear power plants across the country. The bill would allow the plant to re-enrich leftover uraniumâ€”called â€śtailsâ€ťâ€”and sell it to generate power.
A multistate earthquake drill will have at least 400,000 people in Kentucky dropping to their knees, finding cover and holding on Tuesday morning. The one-minute exercise is part of the second annual Great Central U.S. Shake Out, which is planned for 10:15 CST Tuesday. In Hopkins County, the Emergency Management Agency will test its radio communication with state offices in Frankfort and keep a watchful eye on the earthquake walk-through conducted by area schools, said Frank Wright, EMA director.