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February 22, 2018 - 6:51 am
GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania middle school canceled classes after a sleepwalking student was found inside the building. State police say the seventh-grade student called 911 around 2:30 a.m. Wednesday to report he was inside Wendover Middle School in Hempfield Township. The student told...
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FILE - In the this Feb. 16, 2018, file photo released by Japan's Ministry of Defense shows what it says North Korean-flagged tanker Yu Jong 2, left, and Min Ning De You 078 lying alongside in the East China Sea. China says it is "highly concerned" about a reported ship-to-ship transfer on the high seas that could violate U.N. sanctions on North Korea. (Ministry of Defense via AP, File)
February 22, 2018 - 6:18 am
BEIJING (AP) — China is "highly concerned" about a reported ship-to-ship transfer on the high seas that could violate U.N. sanctions on North Korea and has launched an investigation, the foreign ministry said Thursday. Spokesman Geng Shuang said China would "seriously deal" with any Chinese...
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Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson (17), of the United States, scores a game winning goal against goalie Shannon Szabados (1), of Canada, in the penalty shootout during the women's gold medal hockey game at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. (Bruce Bennett/Pool Photo via AP)
February 22, 2018 - 6:04 am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson skated slowly back and forth toward the net, showing forehand, then leaning quickly to the left to fake a backhand that pulled Canadian goalie Shannon Szabados out of the crease. On the sport's biggest stage, against the Americans' greatest...
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FILE - In this Feb. 11, 2018, file photo, a fan waits in the cold for the start of final heats of the men's luge competition at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Trading pins at the Olympics has been described as the No. 1 spectator sport. In North Korea, wearing loyalty pins is mandatory for all adults. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn, File)
February 22, 2018 - 6:00 am
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. TEEN SHOOTING SURVIVORS SHAKE UP CAPITOL Some of the high school students who traveled to Florida's state capital for protests after last week's mass shooting commit what may have been their...
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February 22, 2018 - 5:50 am
WILSON, N.C. (AP) — Several dead dogs have been found dead in trash bags in one North Carolina county within a week. WNCN-TV reports five dogs have been found in Wilson County since Friday. Wilson County Humane Society President Kim Edmonson says she discovered the latest dead dog on Wednesday...
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This frame grab from video provided on Wednesday Feb. 21, 2018 by the Syrian anti-government activist group Ghouta Media Center, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows a Syrian man, right, hugging and saying his last goodbye to his dead child who was killed during airstrikes and shelling by Syrian government forces, as he walks to bury him in a mass grave, in Ghouta, suburb of Damascus, Syria. It is a grief shared by all too many parents trapped with their children under a brutal, government siege of the Eastern Ghouta region outside the Syrian capital of Damascus. The government, backed by Russia, is determined to bring the once rebellious region back under its authority. (Ghouta Media Center via AP)
February 22, 2018 - 5:25 am
BEIRUT (AP) — A father saying his last goodbye to his dead child, before the shelling starts again. It's a grief shared by all too many parents trapped with their children under a brutal, government siege of the eastern Ghouta region outside the Syrian capital of Damascus. The government, backed by...
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Mikaela Shiffrin, of the United States, right, hugs compatriot Lindsey Vonn after the women's combined slalom at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Jeongseon, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
February 22, 2018 - 5:23 am
JEONGSEON, South Korea (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin already was assured of earning her third career medal, each in a different event, when Lindsey Vonn prepared to propel herself out of the starting gate as the final starter in the final race of her Olympic career. This slalom portion of the two-leg...
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FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2018, file photo, members of the North Korean delegation wave flags at the women's slalom at Yongpyong alpine center at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. While in South Korea, the North Koreans wear the same uniforms, move together whenever possible and operate as a tightly knit team. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena, File)
February 22, 2018 - 5:20 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — A group of high school students plan to keep their new flags all their lives, as a souvenir of this historic political and Olympic moment that they traveled across their nation to witness. They joined thousands of others at a women's hockey game, waving their unified...
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February 22, 2018 - 5:02 am
BALI, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian customs officials said Thursday they have arrested two foreigners accused of attempting to smuggle drugs onto the tourist island of Bali. Customs chief Himawan Indarjono said British citizen Adam Scott and German Siegfried Karl Achim Ruckel were arrested late last...
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Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson (17), of the United States, celebrates after winning against Canada in the women's gold medal hockey game at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
February 22, 2018 - 4:57 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The U.S. women's hockey team ended a 20-year gold medal drought by beating archrival Canada 3-2 in a shootout thriller. American Mikaela Shiffrin added silver to her burgeoning medal collection, coming in 0.97 seconds behind gold medalist Michelle Gisin of...
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