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Larry Nassar listens as lead prosecutor Angela Povilaitis makes her closing statements Monday, Feb. 5, 2018, the third and final day of sentencing in Eaton County Court in Charlotte, Mich., where Nassar will be sentenced on three counts of sexual assault. Nassar already has been sentenced to 40 to 175 years in prison in another county and is starting his time behind bars with a 60-year federal term for child pornography crimes. (Matthew Dae Smith/Lansing State Journal via AP)
February 05, 2018 - 10:17 am
CHARLOTTE, Mich. (AP) — The former sports doctor whose serial sexual abuse of girls and young women upended the gymnastics world was sentenced Monday to a third prison term of 40 to 125 years behind bars for molesting young athletes at an elite Michigan training center. Larry Nassar listened to...
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Larry Nassar listens as Rachael Denhollander gives her victim impact statement Friday, Feb. 2, 2018, in Eaton County Circuit Court, the second and final day of victim impact statements in Judge Janet Cunningham's courtroom in Charlotte, Mich. He will be sentenced Monday. (Matthew Dae Smith/Lansing State Journal via AP)
February 05, 2018 - 8:57 am
CHARLOTTE, Mich. (AP) — Days of emotional testimony in two Michigan courtrooms are wrapping up with a final sentence for former sports doctor Larry Nassar, whose serial sexual abuse of girls and young women has shaken Michigan State University and elite sports associations. Nassar, 54, is returning...
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February 05, 2018 - 8:46 am
LONDON (AP) — Eight nations will compete in the inaugural Athletics World Cup at London's Olympic Stadium on July 14-15. The competition, featuring all track and field events up to and including the 1,500 meters, will be between the United States, Britain, Poland, China, Germany, France, Jamaica...
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Philadelphia Eagles' Nick Foles holds up the Vince Lombardi Trophy after the NFL Super Bowl 52 football game against the New England Patriots, Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018, in Minneapolis. The Eagles won 41-33. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
February 05, 2018 - 8:36 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Nick Foles did his best Tom Brady impersonation, leading a late-game comeback to cap a season that began as a backup and ended as Super Bowl MVP. Foles' journey mirrored Brady's 16 years ago and ended late Sunday night, with green-and-white confetti falling as delirious...
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Philadelphia Eagles fans celebrate the team's victory in the NFL Super Bowl 52 between the Philadelphia Eagles and the New England Patriots, Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018, in downtown Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
February 05, 2018 - 7:43 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Eagles' Super Bowl victory set off a celebration that has been 58 years in the making. Just as Nick Foles and the Eagles clinched a surprising 41-33 victory over the New England Patriots in Minneapolis for the team's first Super Bowl title Sunday night, the...
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The joint Korean women's ice hockey players gather on the ice during a training session prior to the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Monday, Feb. 5, 2018. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
February 05, 2018 - 7:18 am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — North and South Korea face a widening linguistic divide after 70 years of division, and that is a challenge for the rivals' first-ever joint Olympic team as it prepares for the Pyeongchang Winter Games. The Canadian coach of the joint women's hockey team said Monday...
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This photo provided by Ram Truck Brand shows a scene from the company's Super Bowl spot. The Ram truck ad that used a speech by Martin Luther King, Jr., is drawing a backlash. The ad shows people doing service-oriented tasks set against audio of King's speech, which urges people to be "great" by serving the greater good rather than being successful. It was supposed to highlight the volunteer program Ram Nation. (Ram Truck Brand via AP)
February 05, 2018 - 7:13 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A Ram truck ad that used a speech by Martin Luther King, Jr., is drawing a backlash. The ad shows people doing service-oriented tasks set against audio of King's speech, which urges people to be "great" by serving the greater good rather than being successful. It was supposed to...
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Philadelphia Eagles' Nick Foles holds up the Vince Lombardi Trophy after the NFL Super Bowl 52 football game against the New England Patriots, Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018, in Minneapolis. The Eagles won 41-33. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
February 05, 2018 - 6:21 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Nick Foles did his best Tom Brady impersonation, leading a late-game comeback to cap a season that began as a backup and ended as Super Bowl MVP. Foles' journey mirrored Brady's 16 years ago and ended late Sunday night, with green-and-white confetti falling as delirious...
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A protester steps on a photo of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during a rally before the women's ice hockey practice match between the combined Koreas team and Sweden prior to the 2018 Winter Olympics, outside of the ice rink in Incheon, South Korea, Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
February 05, 2018 - 5:58 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says a 23-member advance team of North Koreans has arrived in South Korea to prepare for the North's participation in the Pyeongchang Games. The South's Unification Ministry, which handles inter-Korean issues, says the North Korean team is mostly made up...
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The joint Korean women's ice hockey players gather on the ice during a training session prior to the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Monday, Feb. 5, 2018. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
February 05, 2018 - 5:51 am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — North and South Korea face a widening linguistic divide after 70 years of division, and that is a challenge for the rivals' first-ever joint Olympic team as it prepares for the Pyeongchang Winter Games. The Canadian coach of the joint women's hockey team said Monday...
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