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Activists: Syria's shelling of Damascus suburb killed 98

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 12:52am
BEIRUT (AP) -- A Syrian monitoring group and paramedics say government shelling and airstrikes on rebel-held suburbs of the capital, Damascus, killed at least 98 people on Monday....
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Slovenia hockey player tests positive for doping at Olympics

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 12:52am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) -- A Slovenian hockey player has become the third athlete to test positive for doping at the Pyeongchang Olympics....
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Fighting gun violence after shooting gives teens purpose

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 11:47pm
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) -- Chris Grady was a theater kid counting down the days until he reported for duty in the U.S. Army this summer, when a gunman opened fire at his school. As he huddled in his classroom at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School last Wednesday listening to shots ring out nearby, what he felt wasn't fear, but anger....
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Ohio businessman, deported after 38 years in US, vows return

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 11:47pm
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) -- Amer Othman's life turned upside down in an instant....
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Donald Trump Jr. arrives in India to help sell apartments

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 11:47pm
NEW DELHI (AP) -- The eldest son of President Donald Trump has arrived in India to help sell luxury apartments and lavish attention on wealthy Indians who have already bought units in Trump-branded developments....
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Trump endorses Romney's Senate bid _ and Romney accepts

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 11:47pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump is endorsing Mitt Romney in Utah's Senate race, another sign that the two Republicans are burying the hatchet after a fraught relationship....
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Forget tourism: Pyeongchang's legacy probably debt and anger

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 10:46pm
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) -- The equation was supposed to be simple. To build a world-class ski destination, simply add the Olympics and wait....
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Ohio businessman, deported after 38 years in US, vows return

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 10:46pm
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) -- Amer Othman's life turned upside down in an instant....
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Underpaid Venezuelans skipping out on work to make ends meet

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 9:45pm
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) -- On many days, Ramon Medina has no choice but to skip work to make ends meet....
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Virtue, Moir win ice dance for 3rd career Olympic gold medal

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 9:45pm
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) -- Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir were the last couple to leave the ice after their warmup early Tuesday, the Canadian ice dancers soaking in every second before their final Olympic performance....
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New CEO denies prior knowledge of sex claims against founder

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 9:45pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- The new CEO of Las Vegas-based Wynn Resorts said he was not aware of any of the sexual misconduct accusations against casino mogul Steve Wynn before they surfaced last month....
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Trump endorses Romney for Senate bid in Utah

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 7:41pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump is endorsing Mitt Romney in Utah's Senate race, another sign that the two Republicans are burying the hatchet after a fraught relationship....
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Funerals: Grieving teens, raw emotions after school shooting

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 6:40pm
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) -- Each funeral for the victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High massacre is different, yet the same: the mourning relatives, teens walking in clutches wearing black, politicians paying their respects, media cameras pointing at the entrance from across the parking lot....
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Experts: Underwater archaeology site imperiled in Mexico

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 6:40pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Pollution is threatening the recently mapped Sac Actun cave system in the Yucatan Peninsula, a vast underground network that experts in Mexico say could be the most important underwater archaeological site in the world....
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Wardrobe issues causes Olympic stress for French skaters

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 4:34pm
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) -- The first notes of Ed Sheeran's "Shape of You" had just played when Gabriella Papadakis suddenly became aware that people were about to see a whole lot more of her shape than she had planned....
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Virginia stays at No. 1 in AP Top 25; Duke jumps to 5th

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 3:33pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- Virginia strengthened its hold on No. 1 in the AP Top 25 as it coasts to an Atlantic Coast Conference regular-season title, while Duke made a big jump after a pair of impressive wins without its top freshman....
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Ex-workers at Russian 'troll factory' trust US indictment

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 1:32pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) -- While Russian officials scoff at a U.S. indictment charging 13 Russians with meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, several people who worked at the same St. Petersburg "troll factory" say they think the criminal charges are well-founded....
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Injured Alpine ski racers miss years, not days, at a time

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 12:32pm
JEONGSEON, South Korea (AP) -- Just the thought of being at the Olympics on Tuesday made Swiss ski racer Lara Gut smile broadly, and that had nothing to do with it being the last opportunity to train for the downhill, an event in which she earned a bronze at the 2014 Sochi Games....
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Once again, US will meet Canada for women's hockey gold

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 11:31am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) -- The United States will play for a gold medal in women's hockey for the third straight Olympics....
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MLB imposes stricter mound limits, defers on pitch clocks

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 11:31am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Major League Baseball imposed stricter limits on mound visits by players in an effort to speed games but decided against 20-second pitch clocks for 2018....
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