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In this photo provided by the Heavenly Mountain Resort, fresh snow covers most of a table and chairs Friday, March 2, 2018, in South Lake Tahoe, Calif. A blizzard warning was in effect for parts of the Sierra Nevada, where snow was piling up and travel was difficult due to repeated highway closures and the need for chains in many places. The snow will help the Sierra snowpack, which is vital to the state's water supply and has only been about a quarter of its normal depth for this time of winter. It's also a boon for skiers and snowboarders. (Heavenly Mountain Resort via AP)
March 03, 2018 - 7:37 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Heather Turning was snowboarding with her boyfriend when she heard someone scream "Avalanche!" Then Turning, 39, saw "a cloud of snow coming down." The avalanche that hit Friday at the Squaw Valley Ski Resort caught five people — one day after a snowboarder died there during a...
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A girl has her face painted during the Day of Remembrance for MH370 event in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Saturday, March 3, 2018. The remembrance event marked the fourth anniversary of the jet's March 8, 2014, disappearance. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
March 03, 2018 - 7:30 pm
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 by a U.S. company will likely end in June, a Malaysian official said, as families of passengers marked the fourth anniversary of the plane's disappearance with renewed hope that the world's biggest aviation mystery will be...
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FILE - In this Feb. 21, 2018, file photo, the Florida Senate chamber is darkened while a slideshow shows each person killed in a shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, at the state Capitol in Tallahassee, Fla. The Florida Senate spent hours debating a bill to increase school safety and restrict gun purchases in a rare Saturday session, March 3, that often turned into a debate on gun control and arming teachers in the aftermath of last month's Parkland school shootings. (AP Photo/Mark Wallheiser, File)
March 03, 2018 - 7:14 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Senate spent hours debating a bill to increase school safety and restrict gun purchases in a rare Saturday session that often turned into a debate on gun control and arming teachers in the aftermath of last month's Parkland school shootings. The Senate spent...
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March 03, 2018 - 7:09 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Senate spent hours debating a bill to increase school safety and restrict gun purchases in a rare Saturday session that often turned into a debate on gun control and arming teachers in the aftermath of last month's Parkland school shootings. The Senate spent...
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CORRECTING DATE TO MARCH 3 - Damage to the General Staff of the Armed Forces building following Friday's gun and explosives attack in central Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, Saturday March 3, 2018. The markets returned to near normal Saturday, after Islamic extremists struck the French Embassy and army headquarters Friday in simultaneous attacks of gunfire and explosives, killing eight people and wounding more than 80 others. (AP Photo/ Ludivine Laniepce)
March 03, 2018 - 7:07 pm
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — Burkina Faso's leaders urged vigilance Saturday, a day after brazen Islamic extremist attacks on the army headquarters and French Embassy in the capital, which killed eight people. An al-Qaida-linked group based in neighboring Mali claimed responsibility for the...
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FILE - In this Jan. 27, 2018, file photo, South Squad outside linebacker Shaquem Griffin, of Central Florida, gestures during the first half of the Senior Bowl NCAA college football game in Mobile, Ala,. Griffin was 4 years old when doctors amputated his left hand a day after his mother found him in the kitchen attempting to cut off his jelly-like fingers, which were in scoring pain whenever he touched anything, the result of amniotic band syndrome, a congenital birth defect. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File)
March 03, 2018 - 7:06 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — There's always energy in the bench press room at the NFL scouting combine when players grip the crossbar and begin pumping the 225 pounds of free weights. But never like this. Even Shaquem Griffin, the one-handed do-it-all defender from Central Florida and a late invitee to the...
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CORRECTING DATE TO MARCH 3 - Damage to the General Staff of the Armed Forces building following Friday's gun and explosives attack in central Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, Saturday March 3, 2018. The markets returned to near normal Saturday, after Islamic extremists struck the French Embassy and army headquarters Friday in simultaneous attacks of gunfire and explosives, killing eight people and wounding more than 80 others. (AP Photo/ Ludivine Laniepce)
March 03, 2018 - 6:59 pm
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — Burkina Faso's leaders urged vigilance Saturday, a day after brazen Islamic extremist attacks on the army headquarters and French Embassy in the capital, which killed eight people. An al-Qaida-linked group based in neighboring Mali claimed responsibility for the...
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March 03, 2018 - 6:57 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Actress Julianne Moore is joining the chorus of advocates calling on New York state lawmakers to allow victims of child sexual abuse to seek justice from the courts decades later. Moore said in an op-ed in the Daily News on Friday that she was "shocked" to learn that New York is one...
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The satellite images produced by UNITAR-UNOSAT distributed by Airbus DS and taken by Pleiades satellites of CNES show Douma near Damascus, Syria, on Feb. 23, 2018, left, and March 2, 2018 with a destroyed building at center of the right image. (CNES via Airbus DS/UNITAR-UNOSAT via AP)
March 03, 2018 - 6:53 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — The latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local): 1:50 a.m. The office of French President Emmanuel Macron says that he and U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres are extremely worried about the continued violence in Syria's eastern Ghouta despite a cease-fire resolution. Macron...
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CORRECTING DATE TO MARCH 3 - Security forces outside the General Staff of the Armed Forces building in central Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, Saturday March 3, 2018. The markets returned to near normal Saturday, after Islamic extremists struck the French Embassy and army headquarters Friday in simultaneous attacks of gunfire and explosives, killing eight people and wounding more than 80 others. (AP Photo/ Ludivine Laniepce)
March 03, 2018 - 6:50 pm
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — The latest on the deadly attacks in the capital of the African nation of Burkina Faso (all times local): 11:45 p.m. An al-Qaida-linked Islamic extremist group based in Mali is claiming responsibility for the attacks in the capital of neighboring Burkina Faso that...
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