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US Navy says China's military buildup won't stop patrols

Philippines US Navy South China Sea

ABOARD USS CARL VINSON, Philippines (AP) — U.S. forces are undeterred by China’s military buildup...

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This man's brain tumor was so big that it 'sat like a head on top of another head'

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. For the past several years, Santlal Pal had been watching a tumor emerge from his skull. Doctors in India say Pal’s brain tumor grew so big that it weighed nearly four pounds and measured nearly 8-by-12-by-12 inches, according to local news reports. It may have been...


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Correction: Britain-Brit Awards story

LONDON (AP) — In a story Feb. 21 about the Brit Awards, The Associated Press erroneously reported the name of a Dua Lipa song. It is “New Rules,” not “No Rules.” The AP also misspelled the last name of musician Kendrick Lamar. It’s not Lemar. A corrected version of the story is below: Dua Lipa,...


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Trump Jr.'s trip to India has sparked controversy - and $15 million in sales

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. NEW DELHI - In response to a query by a U.S. senator, the U.S. embassy in New Delhi said Thursday that its staff did not advise or assist Donald Trump Jr. on a foreign policy address he is set to give Friday while on a private business trip to India. The embassy was...


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British Prime Minister Theresa May gets called out on live TV for the Grenfell fire

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. LONDON - The fire burned for hours, ripping through a 24-story apartment block, in one of London’s richest boroughs. Video footage showed desperate residents banging on windows and begging for help. Children disappeared behind clouds of smoke, never to be seen again....


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US women beat Canada in Olympic hockey; Gisin tops Shiffrin

Pyeongchang Olympics Ice Hockey Women

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — A tense shootout, a dazzling deke and the end of an impressive streak. The United States’ women’s hockey team beat Canada 3-2 on Thursday in a gold-medal game that claimed a spot among the Olympics’ most thrilling moments in recent memory. “They should make a movie...


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AP PHOTOS: Highlights of Day 13 at the Pyeongchang Olympics

APTOPIX Pyeongchang Olympics Ice Hockey Women

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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Trump wants teachers in the US to be armed. Other countries have different ideas

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. BERLIN - At first, the hour-long President Trump meeting with students who survived last week’s Florida school shooting appeared to be an open discussion about ways to stop the killing. In Europe, it reminded some stakeholders of how they first began to brainstorm...


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AP PHOTOS: Going upside down is normal at Winter Olympics

Pyeongchang Olympics Going Upside Down

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Most people try to avoid having their lives flipped upside down. But it’s the norm at the Olympics. Figure skaters bend over backwards during a spin or hang low from their partners arms. Aerialists soar head over skis in search of big air and snowboarders flip...


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Gupta empire crumbles as Zuma exits South African presidency

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. For years, brothers Ajay, Atul and Rajesh Gupta were ranked among South Africa’s most prominent businessmen and socialized with the ruling elite, including their friend, then-President Jacob Zuma. They weathered accusations that they’d exploited their political connections to...


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South Koreans call for skaters to be booted from games

Pyeongchang Olympics Speed Skating Women

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — Thousands of South Koreans are calling for two speedskaters to be expelled from the Olympics after they left their slower teammate behind in a race defined by teamwork and walked away as she quietly sobbed at the stadium in one of the most bizarre moments of this...


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