WASHINGTON (AP) - Sen. Rand Paul certainly has his differences with President Donald Trump, a one-time rival for the White House. But on one cornerstone issue _resistance to U.S. intervention abroad_ they are in step. Both Trump and the Kentucky Republican are skeptical of the traditional U.S. role as the world's top cop, a view not held by many in Washington policy circles. It's a key factor behind Paul's defense of the president amid the fallout from the Helsinki summit.

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Acting Kentucky Labor Secretary David A. Dickerson has appointed Dwayne Depp as the commissioner of the Department of Workplace Standards. Depp is an 18-year veteran of the Kentucky State Police. Most recently he was acting director of enforcement at the Kentucky Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Health officials plan to give updates Kentucky's Hepatitis A outbreak, including initiatives to slow it. A statement from the Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness says the agency will host a news conference Thursday morning.

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - A Kentucky pastor is drawing criticism for kicking out members of his congregation who failed to attend church regularly and contribute. The Rev. Ryan Broers of Cave City Baptist Church told the Lexington Herald-Leader that he notified 70 people by letter that their church membership had been revoked.

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