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Airstrikes on suburbs of Syrian capital claim move lives

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian opposition activists are reporting a new wave of airstrikes and shelling on eastern suburbs of the capital Damascus leaving three people dead and more than a...
Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 03:29

Canadian athlete detained after taking a car at Olympics

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — South Korean police say they've detained a Canadian ski cross competitor, his wife and a coach for allegedly taking a car during the Pyeongchang Olympics...
Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 03:09

European Central Bank says Latvia's ABLV failing, to wind up

BERLIN (AP) — The European Central Bank says it has determined that Latvia's crisis-struck ABLV Bank is failing or likely to fail, and the bank — along with a branch...
Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 03:04

Chapter 2: Ledecka wins gold again, this time on a snowboard

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — When the book is closed on these Olympics — all Olympics, really — Ester Ledecka will have her own chapter. Though they're both on snow,...
Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 03:04

Inmates escape Philippine jail after guard leaves

JOLO, Philippines (AP) — Philippine police say 29 detainees escaped from a jail on southern Jolo island when a guard left his post but 17 of them were immediately captured...
Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 02:57

The Latest: Still no Olympics coverage in North Korea

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 6:50 p.m. While millions of people around the world get ready to watch the closing ceremony...
Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 02:53

Canadian athlete arrested after taking a car at Olympics

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — South Korean police say they've detained a Canadian ski cross competitor, his wife and a coach for allegedly taking a car during the Pyeongchang Olympics...
Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 02:47

AP PHOTOS: Highlights of Day 15 at the Pyeongchang Olympics

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Czech snow star Ester Ledecka won the second leg of an unheard-of Olympic double, taking the gold medal in snowboarding's parallel giant slalom to go...
Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 02:25

Pakistan promises to expedite steps to curb terror financing

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's interior minister says the Islamic nation will expedite steps to curb terror financing and money laundering a day after the country avoided ending up on a...
Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 02:24

American men win Olympic curling gold, beat Sweden 10-7

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — The American men have won the Olympic gold medal in curling in a decisive upset of Sweden. John Shuster skipped the United States to a...
Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 02:18

The Latest: US wins Olympic gold in men's curling

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 6:15 p.m. The American men have won the Olympic gold medal in curling in a stunning...
Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 02:17

As Olympics wrap up, still no coverage in North Korea

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — While hundreds of millions of the world's people get ready to watch the closing ceremony of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, North Koreans are still waiting...
Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 02:15

United States wins Olympic gold medal in men's curling, beats Sweden 10-7 in final

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — United States wins Olympic gold medal in men's curling, beats Sweden 10-7 in final.
Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 02:10

Post from Instagram of ex-NFL player spurs LA school closure

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former Miami Dolphins offensive lineman Jonathan Martin, spurred the shutdown of his former Los Angeles-area high school and was questioned by police after a menacing Instagram...
Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 01:35

AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past week

Here's your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our...
Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 01:31

The Latest: Norway sets Winter Games record with 38 medals

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 5:05 p.m. Norway's third-place finish in the new Alpine skiing team event at the Pyeongchang Games...
Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 01:06

The Latest: Close call in men's Olympic curling final

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 4:45 p.m. There's been a close call early in the men's curling final at the Pyeongchang...
Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 00:51

The Latest: Ivanka Trump visits US team Olympic headquarters

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 4:35 p.m. U.S. President Donald Trump's daughter has paid a visit to the American team's headquarters...
Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 00:39

The Latest: Niskanen wins Finland's first Pyeongchang gold

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Iivo Niskanen has captured Finland's first gold medal of the Pyeongchang Games. He beat...
Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 00:29

Officials say suicide bomber kills 2 in Afghan capital

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide bomber killed at least two and wounded seven in an attack claimed by the Islamic State group in the diplomatic area of Afghanistan's capital...
Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 00:24

The Latest: Russia bobsledder admits doping, is disqualified

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 4:15 p.m. A Russian bobsledder who tested positive for a banned substance at the Pyeongchang Olympics...
Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 00:18

NRA faces corporate backlash after latest school shooting

NEW YORK (AP) — The National Rifle Association is facing a corporate backlash as companies take a closer look at their investments, co-branding deals and other ties to the gun...
Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 00:01

The Latest: Official: 18 soldiers killed in west Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on bombing in Afghanistan capital and other violence (all times local): 11:30 a.m. An Afghan official says at least 18 soldiers have been killed...
Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 00:00

Ivanka Trump at Olympics for politics, to back athletes

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — U.S. President Donald Trump's daughter toured the 2018 Winter Olympics on Saturday, the morning after telling South Korea's president that she would use her visit...
Friday, February 23, 2018 - 23:58

Defense Ministry says 18 soldiers killed in Taliban attack in western Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Defense Ministry says 18 soldiers killed in Taliban attack in western Afghanistan.
Friday, February 23, 2018 - 23:56

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