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Shiffrin skis again and men's figure skating gets underway

Pyeongchang Olympics Medals Ceremony Alpine Skiing Women

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — American Mikaela Shiffrin is set to compete in the women’s slalom...

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Britain's Brexit vision takes shape as Davis calls for mutual trust

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. Prime Minister Theresa May plans to set out next week the kind of trade deal she wants to achieve in Brexit negotiations but the broad outlines of her vision are already becoming clear. Britain will seek to stay close to the European Union’s rulebook in some areas, while aiming...


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More than 100 killed in Syria assault on Damascus suburb

Syria

BEIRUT (AP) — Intense Syrian government shelling and airstrikes on rebel-held Damascus suburbs killed nearly 130 people in two days, marking some of the deadliest bombardment of the rebellious region in three years, a monitoring group and paramedics said Tuesday. Retaliatory shells rained down on...


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A British woman left a nasty note on an ambulance. Turns out, that's a crime.

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. A woman in the United Kingdom has pleaded guilty to a public order offense after she was accused of leaving what paramedics called a “vile” note on an ambulance that was responding to an emergency call. The woman, identified by police as 26-year-old Kirsty Sharman,...


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A British woman left a nasty note on an ambulance. Turns out, that's a crime.

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. A woman in the United Kingdom has pleaded guilty to a public order offense after she was accused of leaving what paramedics called a “vile” note on an ambulance that was responding to an emergency call. The woman, identified by police as 26-year-old Kirsty Sharman,...


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The Latest: Highly-decorated Virtue, Moir win ice dancing

Pyeongchang Olympics Freestyle Skiing Women-4

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 12:20 a.m. Canadians Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir dazzled their way to Olympic gold in ice dancing on Day 11 of the Pyeongchang Games, becoming the most decorated figure skaters in history. Martin Fourcade...


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Joint Koreas hockey team ends historic Olympic run

Pyeongchang Olympics Ice Hockey Women

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — They cheered. They cried. They hugged. They watched as fans by the thousands shouted, “We are one.” Unification flags for the two Koreas, longtime rivals and sometimes bitter enemies, flapped across the Olympic arena. And now they go back home, quite possibly never to...


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The Latest: Greece jails Palestinian over migrant smuggling

APTOPIX EU Libya Migrants

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on migrant issues in Europe (all times local): 4:15 p.m. A Greek court in the northern city of Thessaloniki has convicted a Palestinian man of running a major migrant-smuggling ring and sentenced him to 13 years in prison. Judges ruled Tuesday that 29-year-old Jamal Owda...


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Russian officials look to blame someone for curler's doping

CORRECTION Russian Doping

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — After confirming that both of Alexander Krushelnitsky’s doping samples tested positive for the heart drug meldonium, the officials in charge of the Russian team at the Pyeongchang Olympics sought to blame just about anyone other than the curler himself. Krushelnitsky...


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The Latest: State TV says Turkey shells entrance to Afrin

Syria

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local): 4:55 p.m. Syrian state TV is reporting that Turkish troops are shelling the entrance of the northern Kurdish enclave of Afrin shortly after scores of pro-government fighters entered the area. The TV showed shells falling in an...


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AP PHOTOS: Highlights of Day 11 at the Pyeongchang Olympics

APTOPIX Pyeongchang Olympics Figure Skating Ice Dance

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Canadians Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir dazzled and twizzled their way to Olympic gold in ice dancing, becoming the most decorated figure skaters in games history. Johannes Rydzek won the Nordic combined large hill gold medal, leading a German sweep of the podium. And...


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