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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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Conundrum of a fire alarm with gunfire: Flee, or lock down?

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 11:25am
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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Romney, favored in Senate bid, could take on outsized role

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 11:25am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Mitt Romney's extensive resume has many Republicans looking to him to take on a role in the Senate as a political and moral counterweight to a president many in the GOP see as divisive and undignified....
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Conundrum of a fire alarm with gunfire: Flee, or lock down?

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 10:21am
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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Conundrum of a fire alarm with gunfire: Flee, or lock down?

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 9:20am
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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13 killed in helicopter crash after Mexican quake

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 9:20am
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- A military helicopter carrying officials assessing damage from a powerful earthquake crashed Friday in southern Mexico, killing 13 people and injuring 15, all of them on the ground....
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Tears, exuberance as 'Black Panther' opens across Africa

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 8:20am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- "Black Panther" has burst onto the screen in Africa, handing a powerful response to the unfortunate remarks about the continent by President Donald Trump....
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Russians, Americans exchange barbs over FBI indictments

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 6:19am
MUNICH (AP) -- Top Russian and American officials exchanged barbs Saturday in Germany over the U.S. indictment of 13 Russians accused of an elaborate plot to disrupt the 2016 presidential election....
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Pope revives lapsed sex abuse commission amid skepticism

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 6:19am
VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Pope Francis revived his lapsed sex abuse advisory commission by naming new members Saturday, after coming under fire for his overall handling of the scandal and his support for a Chilean bishop accused by victims of witnessing and ignoring their abuse....
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Polish Jews stunned, scared by eruption of anti-Semitism

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 6:19am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- Matylda Jonas-Kowalik has spent most of her 22 years secure in the belief that she would never know the discrimination, persecution or violence that killed or traumatized generations of Polish Jews before her. She once thought the biggest problem that young Jewish Poles like herself faced was finding a Jewish boyfriend or girlfriend in a country dominated by Catholics....
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Pope revives lapsed sex abuse commission amid skepticism

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 4:18am
VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Pope Francis revived his lapsed sex abuse advisory commission by naming new members Saturday, after coming under fire for his overall handling of the scandal and his support for a Chilean bishop accused by victims of witnessing and ignoring their abuse....
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Hanyu defends Olympic gold medal in men's figure skating

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 3:16am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) -- Yuzuru Hanyu was introduced as the Olympic gold medalist, skated over to the podium and jumped high onto it. With a perfect landing, naturally....
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Israel's Netanyahu: A singular leader with a divisive legacy

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 2:14am
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appears to be in trouble after police recommended bribery and other charges against him....
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Trump overreaches to claim indictment proves 'no collusion'

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 11:12pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- For years, President Donald Trump pushed back against the idea of election meddling, dismissing it as a hoax and an affront to the legitimacy of his victory....
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Snowboarder Ledecka wins surprise Olympic Alpine ski title

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 10:11pm
JEONGSEON, South Korea (AP) -- Ester Ledecka stepped out of her snowboard long enough to click into her skis and become an Olympic gold medalist....
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Ledecka wins surprise Olympic super-G title with late charge

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 9:09pm
JEONGSEON, South Korea (AP) -- Ester Ledecka of the Czech Republic made a stunning run from back in the pack to take the Olympic super-G title on Saturday, with a mistake costing Lindsey Vonn a spot on the podium....
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Failure to avert school shooting adds to pressure on FBI

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 8:09pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The revelation that the FBI botched a potentially life-saving tip on the Florida school shooting suspect is a devastating blow to America's top law enforcement agency at a time when it is already under extraordinary political pressure....
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Shooting suspect was on school rifle team that got NRA grant

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 8:09pm
The troubled teen authorities say killed 17 people at a Florida high school excelled in an air-rifle marksmanship program supported by a grant from the National Rifle Association Foundation, part of a multimillion-dollar effort by the gun group to support youth shooting clubs and other programs....
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