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Mourners gather and leave flowers on a police cruiser parked in front of City Hall in Westerville, Ohio, on Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018. Westerville police officers Anthony Morelli and Eric Joering were killed in the line of duty Saturday when a suspect opened fire on them as they responded to a call at a residence. (Sam Greene/The Cincinnati Enquirer via AP)
February 12, 2018 - 8:13 am
WESTERVILLE, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio police department will escort the bodies of two slain officers as they're moved from a coroner's office to separate funeral homes. Police in the Columbus suburb of Westerville haven't announced funeral details for the veteran officers, 39-year-old Eric Joering and...
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February 12, 2018 - 7:54 am
CAIRO (AP) — A video purportedly by the Islamic State's affiliate in Egypt is calling on its fighters to stage attacks during next month's presidential elections and warning Egyptians to stay away from polling centers. The authenticity of the 23-minute video posted late Sunday on websites known to...
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South African Deputy President and African National Congress party President Cyril Ramaphosa, delivers a speech at the Grand Parade in Cape Town, South Africa, Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018 in celebration of Nelson Mandela's Centenary on the 28th anniversary of Mandela's release from prison. Ramaphosa said ruling party leaders who are scheduled to meet on Monday will finalize a power transition from President Jacob Zuma, who faces widespread calls to resign because of corruption scandals. (AP Photo)
February 12, 2018 - 7:52 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africans are yearning for an end to a period of political limbo in which President Jacob Zuma has remained in office despite nationwide calls for him to resign because of corruption allegations. The wait for news on the fate of the leader of one of Africa's biggest...
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Martin Fourcade, of France, waves the French flag as he celebrates his gold medal finish in the men's 12.5-kilometer biathlon pursuit at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Monday, Feb. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
February 12, 2018 - 7:50 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 9:50 p.m. It didn't take long for Martin Fourcade to return to the top of the biathlon world at the Pyeongchang Olympics. The Frenchman bounced back from a disappointing eighth-place finish in the sprint race...
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February 12, 2018 - 7:48 am
FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — The defense contractor General Dynamics will spend almost $7 billion to acquire CSRA with the Trump administration pushing defense spending aggressively higher. Shares of CSRA Inc., an internet technology company, soared more than 31 percent before the opening bell Monday...
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February 12, 2018 - 7:42 am
CAIRO (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says "it's too early to tell" if recent signs of overture between North and South Korea at the Olympics mean that a genuine political process is beginning. Speaking Monday in Cairo during a weeklong visit to the Middle East, he said it's clear that...
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North Korean supporters cheer during the preliminary round of the women's hockey game between Switzerland and the combined Koreas at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
February 12, 2018 - 7:34 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 9:30 p.m. The North Korean cheerleaders are back to support the combined Korean women's hockey team, though they lost their prime seats behind the benches at center ice. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's...
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February 12, 2018 - 7:13 am
BERLIN (AP) — German authorities say the number of anti-Semitic crimes in the country remains high, with the equivalent of nearly 4 incidents per day in 2017. Berlin's Tagesspiegel newspaper cites Monday a report prepared for The Left party in parliament showing that, based on preliminary figures,...
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Women's 3,000 meter speedskating medalists, from left, the Netherlands' Ireen Wust, silver, Carlijn Achtereekte, gold, and Antoinette de Jong, bronze pose during their medals ceremony at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
February 12, 2018 - 7:11 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 9:10 p.m. NBC's Katie Couric had some Dutch in stitches when she said during the opening ceremony of the Pyeongchang Olympics that the Netherlands was so good at speedskating because it "is an important mode...
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February 12, 2018 - 7:10 am
WILLOWICK, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio woman has been reunited with her wedding dress 32 years after a dry cleaner mix-up. Ame Bartlebaugh says she went looking for her mother's wedding dress at her grandmother's house in Willowick on Feb. 4. The 25-year-old is getting married in December 2019. Bartlebaugh...
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