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American men in danger of being shut out of Alpine medals

Sun, 02/18/2018 - 6:44am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) -- For about 20 minutes during the Olympic giant slalom, Ryan Cochran-Siegle was in the leader's box, soaking up the spotlight. By the end of the race Sunday, he had slipped into a tie for 11th....
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American men in danger of being shut out of Alpine medals

Sun, 02/18/2018 - 5:43am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) -- For about 20 minutes during the Olympic giant slalom, Ryan Cochran-Siegle was in the leader's box, soaking up the spotlight. By the end of the race Sunday, he had slipped into a tie for 11th....
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Israeli PM Netanyahu to Iran: Don't test Israel's resolve

Sun, 02/18/2018 - 5:43am
MUNICH (AP) -- The international nuclear deal with Iran has emboldened Tehran to become increasingly aggressive in the region, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday, warning that Iran should "not test Israel's resolve."...
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Duckworth using pregnancy to educate male-dominated Senate

Sun, 02/18/2018 - 5:43am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Breaking down barriers is nothing new for Sen. Tammy Duckworth, and that's the way she likes it....
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Kentucky 2030? Could Korea export its rural Olympic gamble?

Sun, 02/18/2018 - 2:40am
JEONGSEON, South Korea (AP) -- A coal mine stands on the mountain exactly as it was the day it was abandoned, now a rusting relic of blue-collar glory lost to a globalized world....
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Commercial plane crashes in southern Iran, killing 66 people

Sun, 02/18/2018 - 1:34am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- An Iranian commercial plane crashed on Sunday in a foggy, mountainous region of southern Iran, killing all 66 people on board, state media reported....
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Kenworthy gets a kiss on TV; day made despite finishing last

Sun, 02/18/2018 - 12:32am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) -- Forget about the bobbled runs, the broken thumb, the searing pain in his hip and, yes, even the unforgiving scoreboard that showed Gus Kenworthy finishing in last place at the Olympics....
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Iraqi victories remain fragile as US reduces troops

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 10:31pm
QAIM, Iraq (AP) -- From their outpost on Iraq's westernmost edge, U.S. 1st Lt. Kyle Hagerty and his troops watched civilians trickle into the area after American and Iraqi forces drove out the Islamic State group. They were, he believed, families returning to liberated homes, a hopeful sign of increasing stability....
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Trump criticizes FBI over handling of shooting suspect tip

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 9:28pm
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- President Donald Trump lashed out at the FBI Saturday night, saying the agency "missed all of the many signals" sent by the suspect in the Florida school shooting and arguing they are "spending too much time trying to prove Russian collusion with the Trump campaign."...
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The Latest: Trump tweet undercuts McMaster Russia claims

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 9:28pm
MOSCOW (AP) -- The Latest on the Russian response to U.S. indictments (all times local):...
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Utility offered Burgum more than free Super Bowl tickets

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 5:25pm
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum's trip to the Super Bowl as a guest of a Minneapolis utility included free invitations to a rock concert, private parties, meals and other events, The Associated Press found through an open records request....
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Disney says 'Black Panther' is raking it in

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 5:25pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- "Black Panther" is so far raking it in over the holiday weekend....
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Oops! Don't forget that miracles can happen in sports

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 4:25pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Highlights from media coverage of the Pyeongchang Olympics:...
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A fire alarm sounds, then gunfire erupts: Stay or flee?

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 2:25pm
Students and teachers responded as trained when the fire alarm sounded, streaming out of the school and toward exits only to run into deadly gunfire....
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Biden, in public and private, tiptoes toward a 2020 run

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 2:25pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Former Vice President Joe Biden is tiptoeing toward a potential run in 2020, even broaching the possibility during a recent gathering of longtime foreign policy aides....
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Conundrum of a fire alarm with gunfire: Flee, or lock down?

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 1:25pm
Students and teachers responded as trained when the fire alarm sounded, streaming out of the school and toward exits only to run into deadly gunfire....
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Rodchenkov: Gov't order to protect doped Russian footballers

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 1:25pm
Russian soccer players were protected from being caught doping under direct government orders that laboratory director Grigory Rodchenkov said he followed to ensure cheating was covered up as part of a far-reaching conspiracy....
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Self-proclaimed 'icon' Adam Rippon takes final Olympic skate

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 1:25pm
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) -- Adam Rippon put his hands over his face and let the cheers wash over. He waved and smiled, and when the crowd kept clapping, he jumped where he stood and swung his arms to egg them on....
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Are female-led companies the answer to sexual misconduct?

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 1:25pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Weinstein Co. thought it had found a path to survival. A group of investors led by a respected businesswoman offered to acquire the company, rebrand it and install a female-led board of directors. It was an eye-catching idea in a country where men dominate corporate boards in almost every industry....
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