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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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Shooting suspect was on school rifle team that got NRA grant

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 7:09pm
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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'Black Panther' scores mighty $25.2 million Thursday debut

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 7:09pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- "Black Panther" is well on its way to a record-making weekend at the North American box office....
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How to disrupt an election: Fake IDs, fraud and Facebook

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 5:06pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A year before Donald Trump announced his presidential candidacy, two Russian operatives landed in the United States to lay groundwork for an intelligence operation targeting the legitimacy of the 2016 election....
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Magnitude-7.5 earthquake slams south, central Mexico

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 4:02pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- A powerful earthquake has shaken south and central Mexico, causing people to flee buildings and office towers in the country's capital, and setting off quake alert systems....
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Court upholds surrogacy contracts as enforceable in Iowa

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 4:02pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- The birth mother of an 18-month-old girl, who agreed to be paid as a surrogate to have the baby, is not legally the child's parent, the Iowa Supreme Court ruled Friday in an emotional case that concluded surrogacy contracts can be enforced in Iowa....
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'Putin's chef' among Russians indicted by Mueller

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 3:01pm
MOSCOW (AP) -- He's known as "Putin's chef" - a wealthy Russian businessman and restaurateur who gained favor with Vladimir Putin through his stomach....
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Shooting suspect was on school rifle team that got NRA grant

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 3:01pm
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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Young shooting survivors stepped from school into gun debate

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 3:01pm
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) -- Dead bodies were still inside Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School when survivors of this week's shooting began speaking out about gun violence. It seemed as if the teens had stepped straight from the bullet-scarred school into the nation's gun debate....
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Shooting suspect was on school rifle team that got NRA grant

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 1:58pm
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....
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Under fire, Kelly overhauls White House clearance procedure

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 1:58pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Chief of staff John Kelly is ordering changes to the White House security clearance process after allegations against an ex-aide....
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Shooting suspect was on school rifle team that got NRA grant

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 12:58pm
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....
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Britain announces temporary halt to Oxfam funding

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 12:58pm
LONDON (AP) -- The British government on Friday suspended new funding to aid agency Oxfam, which had some staff accused of sexually exploiting people in crisis zones. The group's chief called the allegations "a stain" that shames the organization....
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Humble, kind and fair: Can curling cure our troubled world?

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 12:58pm
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) -- The world, some fret, is falling apart. Politicians spar viciously on social media. Leaders lie. Former heroes fall like dominoes amid endless scandals. Cruelty has come to feel commonplace....
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