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Fans of the United States cheer before the preliminary round of the men's hockey game between the team from Russia and the United States at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
February 18, 2018 - 12:31 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 2:30 p.m. Ticket sales for the Pyeongchang Olympics have exceeded 1 million. Local organizing committee spokesman Sung Baik-you says the 1 million mark exceeds expectations — 692,443 people attended games...
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FILE - In this Monday, Sept. 20, 2010 file photo, businessman Yevgeny Prigozhin, right, shows Russian President Vladimir Putin, second right, around his factory which produces school means, outside St. Petersburg, Russia. On Friday Feb. 16, 2018, Yevgeny Prigozhin along with 12 other Russians and three Russian organizations, were charged by the U.S. government as part of a vast and wide-ranging effort to sway political opinion during the 2016 U.S. presidential election.(Alexei Druzhinin, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP, File)
February 18, 2018 - 12:17 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the Russian response to U.S. indictments (all times local): 12:20 p.m. President Donald Trump is undercutting a top aide again — this time national security adviser Gen. H.R. McMaster. McMaster told an international audience that the evidence of Russian meddling in the...
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Lindsey Vonn, of the United States, skis during a ladies' downhill training session at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Jeongseon, South Korea, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
February 18, 2018 - 12:17 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 2:15 p.m. Lindsey Vonn has returned to the Olympic Alpine speed race course, where she was fastest in a practice run for Wednesday's downhill race. One day after placing sixth in the super-G at Jeongseon, Vonn...
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Alessandra Mondolfi holds a sign against AR-15 weapons as she yells, "No More" during a protest against guns on the steps of the Broward County Federal courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. Nikolas Cruz, a former student, is charged with killing 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
February 17, 2018 - 11:09 pm
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Pressure is growing for tougher gun-control laws after a mass shooting at a Florida high school, with thousands of angry protesters at state rallies demanding immediate action from lawmakers, and more demonstrations planned across the country in the weeks ahead. Organizers...
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An early morning fog rises where 17 memorial crosses were placed, for the 17 deceased students and faculty from the Wednesday shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, in Parkland, Fla., Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. As families began burying their dead, authorities questioned whether they could have prevented the attack at the high school where a gunman, Nikolas Cruz, took several lives. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
February 17, 2018 - 10:54 pm
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Pressure is growing for tougher gun-control laws after a Florida high school shooting that killed 17 people. Thousands of angry protesters in Fort Lauderdale and St. Petersburg gathered Saturday to demand immediate action by legislators. More demonstrations are planned across...
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February 17, 2018 - 10:46 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Cardinal Timothy Dolan, the Roman Catholic archbishop of New York, celebrated the funeral Mass for an Army National Guard soldier and native of Ghana who died rescuing some of more than a dozen people trapped in the deadliest fire in the city in quarter of a century. A funeral was...
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In this photo taken Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018, gold medalist in the women's super-G Ester Ledecka, of Czech Republic, ate a post-victory dinner at Kentucky Fried Chicken at Phoenix Snow Park at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. (AP Photo/Eddie Pells)
February 17, 2018 - 10:40 pm
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 12:40 p.m. How do Olympians celebrate winning gold medals? If you're Ester Ledecka of the Czech Republic, you go to KFC. Ledecka had a surprise victory Saturday in the super-G at the Pyeongchang Olympics. She'...
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Helena Moreno, center, yells during a protest against guns on the steps of the Broward County Federal courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. Nikolas Cruz, a former student, is charged with killing 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
February 17, 2018 - 10:23 pm
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Thousands of angry students, parents, teachers and neighbors of a Florida high school where 17 people were killed demanded Saturday that immediate action be taken on gun-control legislation, insisting they would not relent until their demands were met. The rallies in Fort...
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Helena Moreno, center, yells during a protest against guns on the steps of the Broward County Federal courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. Nikolas Cruz, a former student, is charged with killing 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
February 17, 2018 - 10:07 pm
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Thousands of angry students, parents, teachers and neighbors of a Florida high school where 17 people were killed demanded Saturday that immediate action be taken on gun-control legislation, insisting they would not relent until their demands were met. The rallies in Fort...
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Marit Bjoergen, top, of Norway, celebrates with Ingvild Flugstad Oestberg after winning the women's 4 x 5km relay cross-country skiing competition at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
February 17, 2018 - 9:40 pm
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 11:40 a.m. Ole Einar Bjoerndalen, the "king of the biathlon," says he's anxious to see Norway cross-country skier Marit Bjoergen surpass his record of 13 medals and become the most decorated athlete in the...
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