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The ski jumping tower is framed in the Olympic Rings on a storming night at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. (AP Photo/J. David Ake)
February 15, 2018 - 11:15 pm
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 1:15 p.m. The Swiss Olympic team says norovirus was detected in two of its athletes in recent days at the Pyeongchang Games. The Swiss team did not identify the athletes Friday but said they haven't been...
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Austria's Matthias Mayer celebrates after finishing the men's super-G at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Jeongseon, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
February 15, 2018 - 10:18 pm
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 12:15 p.m. Matthias Mayer of Austria has won the Olympic men's super-G, breaking Norway's 16-year grip on the title. Mayer won the speed race by 0.13 seconds ahead of Beat Feuz of Switzerland, who added the...
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February 15, 2018 - 9:58 pm
ATTICA, N.Y. (AP) — A freight train carrying automobiles has derailed in rural western New York, sending up a plume of black smoke but apparently posing no public danger. Norfolk Southern Corp. spokesman Jon Glass says a train pulling 43 autorack cars derailed in rural Wyoming County near the...
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February 15, 2018 - 9:44 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A former high school teacher and his brother were accused on Thursday of stockpiling explosive materials in their apartment and paying students to dismantle fireworks for gunpowder to make bombs. Christian Toro and his brother, Tyler Toro, were charged in a federal complaint with...
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Mikaela Shiffrin, of the United States, rests in the finish area after the first run of the Women's Slalom at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
February 15, 2018 - 9:42 pm
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 11:40 a.m. Mikaela Shiffrin says she felt sick to her stomach and was "kind of puking" before her first run in the Olympic slalom. Shiffrin told NBC during a brief interview that "it almost felt like a virus"...
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Mikaela Shiffrin, of the United States, skis during the first run of the women's slalom at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
February 15, 2018 - 9:13 pm
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 11:10 a.m. Mikaela Shiffrin is in fourth position after her opening run of the slalom and remains within striking distance to capture a second straight gold medal at the Pyeongchang Olympics. The 22-year-old...
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FILE - In this Sept. 16, 2017 file photo, Jeffrey Tambor attends the BAFTA Los Angeles TV Tea Party in Beverly Hills, Calif. Amazon Studios says "Transparent" star Jeffrey Tambor won't be on the series when it returns for its fifth season. The decision confirmed Thursday by an Amazon spokeswoman followed the reported conclusion of an internal investigation into sexual misconduct allegations. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
February 15, 2018 - 9:07 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the decision to remove Jeffrey Tambor from his Emmy-winning role in the Amazon series "Transparent" (all times local): 5:45 p.m. Jeffrey Tambor says he is "profoundly disappointed" in the way Amazon Studios has handled an investigation into sexual misconduct...
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February 15, 2018 - 9:03 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a former high school teacher accused of stockpiling materials for a bomb (all times local): 9 p.m. A former New York City high school teacher accused of stockpiling explosive materials in his apartment has pleaded not guilty to unlawfully making bombs. Christian Toro...
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Vincent Zhou of the United States reacts as his score is posted following his performance in the men's short program figure skating in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
February 15, 2018 - 9:03 pm
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 10:55 a.m. Vincent Zhou became the first figure skater to land a quad lutz in Olympic competition when the 17-year-old American hit the four-rotation jump leading into a triple toeloop to open his short...
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Chafik Besseghier of France performs during the men's short program figure skating in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
February 15, 2018 - 8:28 pm
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 10:25 a.m. The men's short program is underway at Gangneung Ice Arena, where American figure skater Nathan Chen hopes to land his array of quads that could allow him to challenge for an Olympic medal. Chen...
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