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Vonn trying not to think of downhill as her last at Olympics

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 5:06pm
JEONGSEON, South Korea (AP) -- Lindsey Vonn prefers not to dwell on what shapes up as a significant story line for the women's downhill at the Pyeongchang Games....
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With new elections near, US strains to curb Russia meddling

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 4:05pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Russians are going to try it again. Even President Donald Trump's intelligence chiefs say so. But with congressional primaries just two weeks away, the U.S. has done little to aggressively combat the kinds of Russian election meddling that was recently unmasked in federal court....
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AP FACT CHECK: Where are Trump's 'tougher' steps on Russia?

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 4:05pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump says he's been "much tougher" on Russia than his predecessor - but his evidence remains scant at best....
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15-year-old shot 5 times protecting classmates from gunfire

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 3:04pm
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) -- A 15-year-old student who was shot five times during last week's massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School is credited with saving the lives of at least 20 other students....
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Nigeria savors its Olympic bobsled debut moment

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 3:04pm
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) -- Nigeria was winning the Olympic women's bobsled race....
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Louisville must vacate basketball title, NCAA denies appeal

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 1:04pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- Louisville officials are not happy with the NCAA's decision that mandates the school vacate its 2013 men's basketball championship in the wake of an embarrassing sex scandal and interim President Greg Postel did not hide his disappointment....
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AP Explains: Syria's starved, rebellious suburb under attack

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 12:03pm
BEIRUT (AP) -- The airstrikes came at a rate of one a minute, with horrible results: civilians fleeing collapsing buildings, children trapped under slabs of concrete, paramedics grimly rushing the bloodied victims away on stretchers. At least 100 people were killed in one day....
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Florida school shooting unfolded instantly on social media

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 11:03am
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) -- When two teenagers slaughtered 12 students and a teacher at Columbine High School in Colorado 19 years ago, young people across the country learned the news the old-fashioned way: largely on television and in newspapers. It took days, if not weeks, to process the information and discover the full, horrific story....
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Insiders: Russia troll farm even zanier than indictment says

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 11:03am
MOSCOW (AP) -- A Clinton-Obama sex tape using body doubles. A Facebook page promoting Texas independence riddled with grammatical mistakes. Islamic State anthems blasting out during the nightshift....
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Luxury property ad blitz heralds Trump son's visit to India

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 11:03am
NEW DELHI (AP) -- "Trump has arrived. Have you?" shout the barrage of glossy front-page advertisements in almost every major Indian newspaper....
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Louisville must vacate basketball title, NCAA denies appeal

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 11:03am
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- Louisville must vacate its 2013 men's basketball title following an NCAA appeals panel's decision to uphold sanctions against the men's program in the sex scandal case....
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Zimbabwean opposition leader Tsvangirai buried in rural home

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 10:03am
BUHERA, Zimbabwe (AP) -- Thousands of people in Zimbabwe gathered on Tuesday for the burial of opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai, whose death from cancer exacerbated divisions within a movement preparing for elections just months away....
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Insiders: Russia troll farm even zanier than indictment says

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 10:03am
MOSCOW (AP) -- A Clinton-Obama sex tape using body doubles. A Facebook page promoting Texas independence riddled with grammatical mistakes....
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Preventive treatment for peanut allergies succeeds in study

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 8:56am
The first treatment to help prevent serious allergic reactions to peanuts may be on the way. A company said Tuesday that its daily capsules of peanut flour helped children tolerate nuts in a major study....
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Luxury property ad blitz heralds Trump son's visit to India

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 8:56am
NEW DELHI (AP) -- "Trump has arrived. Have you?" shout the barrage of glossy front-page advertisements in almost every major Indian newspaper....
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Grocer Albertsons eyes Rite Aid deal in health care push

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 8:56am
The owner of Safeway and other grocery brands is buying the drugstore chain Rite Aid as retailers continue to plunge deeper into health care and adjust to swiftly changing shopping habits....
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Grocery retailer Albertsons to buy drugstore chain Rite Aid

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 6:55am
The privately held owner of Safeway, Vons and other grocery brands is plunging deeper into the pharmacy business with a deal to buy Rite Aid, the nation's third-largest drugstore chain....
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Stuck in an opioids crisis, officials turn to acupuncture

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 6:55am
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- Marine veteran Jeff Harris was among the first to sign up when the Providence VA hospital started offering acupuncture for chronic pain....
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Serena Williams champions issues on _ and off _ tennis court

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 6:55am
Moments after Serena Williams won her seventh Wimbledon title, she proudly raised her fist in a black power salute....
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