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Shiffrin wins giant slalom for 2nd career Olympic gold

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 11:18pm
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) -- One Olympic gold medal down for Mikaela Shiffrin. More just might be on deck....
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As Gaza deteriorates, Israel turns to world for help

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 11:18pm
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- Four years ago, Israel inflicted heavy damage on Gaza's infrastructure during a bruising 50-day war with Hamas militants. Now, fearing a humanitarian disaster on its doorstep, it's appealing to the world to fund a series of big-ticket development projects in the war-battered strip....
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Myanmar government under Suu Kyi cracks down on journalists

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 11:18pm
BANGKOK (AP) -- When five Myanmar journalists were sentenced to decade-long prison terms for reporting the alleged existence of a military-run chemical weapons factory in Myanmar a few years ago, Aung San Suu Kyi - then an opposition lawmaker - condemned the harsh punishments as "very excessive."...
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Svindal wins Olympic downhill to become oldest Alpine winner

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 10:17pm
JEONGSEON, South Korea (AP) -- Aksel Lund Svindal became the oldest Olympic gold medalist in Alpine skiing by winning the men's downhill on Thursday at the Pyeongchang Games....
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Olympians balance parenthood with chasing career goals

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 10:17pm
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) -- After finishing her fourth Winter Games in Sochi, Kikkan Randall decided: It was time to have a baby. But the cross-country skiing champion wasn't ready to give up her Olympic goals....
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Porn star says she feels free to discuss Trump encounter

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 10:17pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Stormy Daniels, the porn star whom Donald Trump's attorney acknowledges paying $130,000 just before Election Day, believes she is now free to discuss an alleged sexual encounter with the man who is now president, her manager told The Associated Press....
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Truly best in show: Westminster winner makes Broadway debut

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 8:16pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- America's new top dog became best in a Broadway show....
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School shooting suspect made 'disturbing' social media posts

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 7:14pm
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) -- The suspect in a deadly rampage at a Florida high school is a troubled teenager who posted disturbing material on social media before the shooting spree that killed at least 17 people, according to a law enforcement official and former schoolmates....
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Report details harm to Cuba diplomats but offers no cause

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 6:13pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Doctors are releasing the first detailed medical reports about the hearing, vision, balance and brain symptoms suffered in what the State Department has called "health attacks" on U.S. diplomats in Cuba. Still missing: A clear diagnosis of just what happened to trigger their mysterious health problems....
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The Latest: Romney delays announcement after school shooting

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 5:12pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- The Latest on Republican Mitt Romney's plans to run for a Senate seat in Utah (all times local):...
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The Latest: Man says he saw school shooting suspect's arrest

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 3:11pm
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) -- The Latest on the deadly shooting at a Florida high school (all times local):...
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EPA chief says he flies first class due to security concerns

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 3:11pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The head of the Environmental Protection Agency has broken months of silence about his frequent premium-class flights at taxpayer expense, saying he needs to fly first class because of unpleasant interactions with other travelers....
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The high cost of buying followers

Lariat Top Headlines - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 2:30pm
I started an Instagram account in 2013 and was ecstatic to have a visual diary. The idea of hashtags as a way to get a worldwide exposure was intriguing. It began as an artistic expression and then rapidly manifested into something, which may be perceived as fictitious. I endeavored to capture the best photos, edited […]
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Florida high school shooter in custody; 'numerous' deaths

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 2:11pm
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) -- A shooter opened fire at a Florida high school Wednesday, killing "numerous" people, sending students running out into the streets and SWAT team members swarming in before authorities took the shooter into custody....
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The Latest: Parents, students describe scene of chaos, fear

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 2:11pm
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) -- The Latest on a shooting at a Florida high school (all times local):...
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An Idiot’s Guide to Valentine’s Day

Lariat Top Headlines - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 1:58pm
Practical suggestions for V-Day regardless of your relationship status Valentine’s Day can invoke a sense of dread or excitement, depending on whether you find yourself coupled up come the holiday. Regardless of your status or orientation, peruse the following ideas to ensure you have a night to remember. For the unattached, the best way to […]
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Florida high school shooter at large; injuries reported

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 1:11pm
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) -- A shooting at a Florida high school Wednesday sent students rushing out into the streets as SWAT team members swarmed in and locked down the building, and police warned that the shooter was still at large. School officials said they had received reports of multiple injuries....
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How best to treat opioids' youngest sufferers? No one knows

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 1:11pm
CHICAGO (AP) -- Two babies, born 15 months apart to the same young woman overcoming opioid addiction. Two very different treatments....
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Porn star who alleged Trump affair: I can now tell my story

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 12:10pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Stormy Daniels, the porn star whom President Donald Trump's personal attorney acknowledged paying $130,000 just before Election Day, believes she is now free to discuss her alleged sexual encounter with Trump, her manager told The Associated Press Wednesday....
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EPA chief says he flies first class due to security concerns

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 12:10pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The head of the Environmental Protection Agency has broken months of silence about his frequent premium-class flights at taxpayer expense, saying he needs to fly first class because of unpleasant interactions with other travelers....
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