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Canada chasing 5th straight Olympic gold under former player

Canada Coach Hockey

Laura Schuler always wanted to coach hockey. A member of Canada’s first women’s national team, she just never thought she would get the chance to coach her nation’s team on the world’s biggest stage. She was wrong. Schuler is the first former national team player to coach the Canadian women. On a...


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Senate Democrats gather votes to block spending bill; White House slams Congress over

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - Senate Democrats signaled Thursday that they have enough votes to block a short-term spending bill to keep the government open, as the White House expressed frustration with the Republican-led Congress for “being unable to do its job.” At least nine...


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Trump visits Pennsylvania to sell tax law - and to try to save a House seat for

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. CORAOPOLIS, Pa. - President Donald Trump’s visit to western Pennsylvania Thursday looked, sounded and felt at times like a campaign stop - complete with presidential praise for Republican House candidate Rick Saccone as “a great guy” and “a special person” during a...


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New HHS civil rights division charged with protecting health-care workers with moral

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - Acting Health and Human Services secretary Eric Hargan on Thursday announced the creation of a new conscience and religious freedom division aimed at protecting doctors, nurses and other health-care workers who decline to participate in care that goes...


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Bid leader for 2026 World Cup implies Trump policies are impacting North American chances

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. PHILADELPHIA - The chairman of the North American bid seeking to stage the 2026 World Cup said Thursday that political factors are complicating the campaign ahead of FIFA’s vote this summer. The joint effort of the United States, Mexico and Canada has been heavily...


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US troops punished for contact with foreign women during White House trip, but not court

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. The Army and Air Force have punished U.S. service members who were sent home from Vice President Mike Pence’s trip to Panama last year after bringing foreign women into a secure area without registering them, but will not court-martial them, U.S. military officials...


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Congress members may soon be barred from using taxpayer money to settle sexual harassment

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - A bipartisan bill mandating that members of Congress pay sexual harassment settlements themselves was introduced Thursday as part of an effort to reform the House’s current, secretive method of dealing with workplace complaints. The bill comes after seven...


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Phoenix police: Serial killing suspect tied to 9 attacks

Nine Homicides Arrest

PHOENIX (AP) — A serial killing suspect shot and killed nine people, including his own mother, and used a victim’s gun in some of the slayings that unfolded in a three-week span late last year, authorities said Thursday. Shell casings, DNA, stolen jewelry and a cellphone taken from a victim were...


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A 10-year-old who was healthy as 'an ox' catches a deadly case of the flu

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Nico Mallozzi was known for his antics, his sly smile - and his good health. The 10-year-old hockey player from New Canaan, Connecticut, is depicted in photographs suited up and looking fierce on the ice. His coaches said he “captivated, entertained and kept us on our...


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Judge bars US from transferring American ISIS suspect held in Iraq until next week

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. A federal judge barred until Tuesday the transfer by U.S. authorities of an American held four months without charges in Iraq to another country, while she decides whether to permanently ban his transfer while he challenges his detention in court. The government has...


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