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The Latest: Confusion reigns over IOC's decision on Russians

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 1:25 p.m. Confusion reigns over how the International Olympic Committee will decide what to do with...
Friday, February 23, 2018 - 21:27

Blast hits a diplomatic area of Afghanistan's capital

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An explosion has occurred in a diplomatic area of Afghanistan's capital. Interior ministry spokesman Najib Danish confirmed the explosion in Kabul on Saturday morning. It was...
Friday, February 23, 2018 - 21:22

Students: More gun control needed after school shooting

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida officials have outlined their plans to make schools safer after a shooting last week that left 17 people dead. But some say it's not enough...
Friday, February 23, 2018 - 21:20

Bishop at heart of abuse cover-up claims testifies in Chile

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — The Chilean bishop accused of covering up sex abuse by a pedophile priest has testified before a Vatican mission looking into the allegations, a priest involved...
Friday, February 23, 2018 - 21:15

The Latest: Head of US Alpine team says it's time to rebuild

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 1:15 p.m. U.S. Alpine director Patrick Riml calls his men's team's Olympic performance "disappointing" and acknowledges...
Friday, February 23, 2018 - 21:15

Afghan interior ministry spokesman says an explosion has occurred in Kabul

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan interior ministry spokesman says an explosion has occurred in Kabul.
Friday, February 23, 2018 - 21:14

Alabama to execute man convicted of killing federal judge

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A man convicted of killing a federal judge in a 1989 package bombing in Alabama is scheduled to be executed in April. The attorney general's office...
Friday, February 23, 2018 - 21:10

The Latest: Norwegian skier won't compete for 4th gold medal

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 1:05 p.m. Norwegian cross-country skier Johannes Hoesflot Klaebo will not be going for a fourth gold...
Friday, February 23, 2018 - 21:06

The Latest: Switzerland wins gold in Alpine team event

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 12:50 p.m. Switzerland has beaten top-seeded Austria to take the gold medal in the Olympic debut...
Friday, February 23, 2018 - 20:58

China stumbling on path to Olympic glory at 2022 home games

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — China is investing money and foreign know-how to win Olympic medals on home soil at the Winter Games in 2022. That's following a blueprint that...
Friday, February 23, 2018 - 20:50

Civil rights icon Ruby Bridges Hall: Ban assault weapons

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Ruby Bridges Hall, who faced threats and harassment when she integrated a southern school as a child several decades ago, said Friday that she is distressed...
Friday, February 23, 2018 - 20:40

The Latest: Austria vs. Switzerland in Alpine team final

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 12:30 p.m. Top-seeded Austria and Switzerland will meet in the final of the Alpine team skiing...
Friday, February 23, 2018 - 20:31

The Latest: Austria in the semis in Alpine team event

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 12:15 p.m. Top-seeded Austria has rolled into the semifinal round of the Alpine team event at...
Friday, February 23, 2018 - 20:18

Civil rights icon Ruby Bridges: Ban assault weapons

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Ruby Bridges, who faced threats and harassment when she integrated a southern school as a child several decades ago, said Friday that she is distressed by...
Friday, February 23, 2018 - 20:02

The Latest: Britain advances to Alpine team quarterfinal

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 11:50 a.m. Great Britain has beaten the U.S. to advance to the quarterfinal round of the...
Friday, February 23, 2018 - 19:59

College president denies nixing hiring over Jewish heritage

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The president of a private Baptist college in Louisiana on Friday disputed a lawsuit's claims that he refused to sign off on hiring a football...
Friday, February 23, 2018 - 19:48

Louisiana college shooting wounds 2; suspects detained

HAMMOND, La. (AP) — A shooting at a Louisiana college campus wounded two student-athletes early Friday, school officials said. Two suspects were later arrested and will be charged with attempted...
Friday, February 23, 2018 - 19:47

The Latest: Canadian snowboarder Toutant wins Big Air

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 11:35 a.m. Canadian snowboarder Sebastien Toutant has soared to gold in the Olympic debut of men's...
Friday, February 23, 2018 - 19:38

The Latest: 2 arrested for shooting at Louisiana college

HAMMOND, La. (AP) — The Latest on shooting at Southeastern Louisiana University (all times local): 8:30 p.m. Two people are in custody in connection with a shooting on a Louisiana...
Friday, February 23, 2018 - 19:34

The Latest: Ban assault weapons, civil rights activist says

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on civil rights activists being honored in Mississippi (all times local): 8:15 p.m. The woman who faced threats and harassment when she integrated a...
Friday, February 23, 2018 - 19:18

Delay in Nevada gun buyer law draws protests at court debate

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A lawyer seeking a court order to enforce a Nevada gun buyer screening law that has not been enacted despite voter approval in November 2016 blamed...
Friday, February 23, 2018 - 19:17

The Latest: College president rejects anti-Semitism claims

PINEVILLE, La. (AP) — The Latest on a lawsuit that accuses a Louisiana college and its president of discriminating against an applicant for a football coaching job (all times local):...
Friday, February 23, 2018 - 19:17

Suspect in Filipina's death in Kuwait arrested, wife sought

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A Lebanese man suspected in the death of a Filipina maid whose body was found stuffed in a freezer in Kuwait has been arrested, the Philippine...
Friday, February 23, 2018 - 19:17

The Latest: Ivanka Trump attends Big Air Olympic final

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 11 a.m. Ivanka Trump is watching snowboarders vying for medals at the men's Big Air competition...
Friday, February 23, 2018 - 19:01

Police trace white supremacist signs; no students involved

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Police in Vermont say white supremacist signs and stickers posted at the University of Vermont and Champlain College have been traced to a state resident and...
Friday, February 23, 2018 - 18:50

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