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Dutch prosecutors reject calls for criminal tobacco case

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THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch prosecutors on Thursday rejected calls to open a criminal investigation into four major tobacco companies on...

Angry Air France staff demonstrate during strike over pay
Angry Air France staff demonstrate during strike over pay

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PARIS (AP) — Hundreds of angry Air France staff are demonstrating at the French airlines' headquarters in northern Paris amid a strike over pay that...

World stocks lower after Fed report renews bond yield fears
World stocks lower after Fed report renews bond yield fears

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HONG KONG (AP) — World stock markets generally declined Thursday, tracking Wall Street's fall after the latest Fed report rekindled fears about...

China probing possible violation of UN sanctions on N. Korea
China probing possible violation of UN sanctions on N. Korea

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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...

Germany Diesel Ban
Germany Diesel Ban

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People wait for the beginning of a trial in the Federal Administrative Court in Leipzig, eastern Germany, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. The court began...

US women beat Canada for gold in a 3-2 shootout thriller
US women beat Canada for gold in a 3-2 shootout thriller

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GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson skated slowly back and forth toward the net, showing forehand, then leaning quickly to the...

Germany Berlin Film Festival
Germany Berlin Film Festival

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Director Markus Imhoof, center, is flanked by protagonists Akhet Tewende, left, and Raffaele Falcone during a photo call for the film 'Eldorado' at the...

German business confidence drops amid global, local concerns
German business confidence drops amid global, local concerns

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BERLIN (AP) — German business confidence dropped sharply in February amid increasing concerns about both domestic and international risks. The...

South Koreans call for skaters to be booted from games
South Koreans call for skaters to be booted from games

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GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — Thousands of South Koreans are calling for two speedskaters to be expelled from the Olympics after they left their slower...

IOC strips Russian curler of Olympic bronze medal for doping
IOC strips Russian curler of Olympic bronze medal for doping

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GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — Russian curler Alexander Krushelnitsky has been stripped of his Olympic bronze medal after admitting to a doping...

Germany Daily Life
Germany Daily Life

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In this Feb. 21, 2018 photo a cyclist passes a bridge when the sun sets in Frankfurt, Germany.

Gisin holds off Shiffrin to win Olympic Alpine combined
Gisin holds off Shiffrin to win Olympic Alpine combined

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JEONGSEON, South Korea (AP) — Michelle Gisin had been perplexed by the slalom for some time, showing a flair for the discipline but rarely putting...

Myhrer wins Olympic slalom at 35 as favorites ski out
Myhrer wins Olympic slalom at 35 as favorites ski out

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PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The shock wasn't only about who won the Olympic gold medal in the men's slalom, it was also about who failed to even...

North to send another senior delegation for Olympic closer

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PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's Unification Ministry says North Korea will send a high-level delegation led by Kim Yong Chol, a senior...

IOC strips Russian curler of Olympic bronze medal after he admitted to doping at Pyeongchang Games

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PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — IOC strips Russian curler of Olympic bronze medal after he admitted to doping at Pyeongchang Games.

Indonesia Acid Attack
Indonesia Acid Attack

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Indonesian Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) investigator Novel Baswedan, who is blinded by an acid attack, pauses during a rally welcoming him...

Blinded investigator to Indonesia graft fighters: Stay brave
Blinded investigator to Indonesia graft fighters: Stay brave

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JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — An anti-corruption investigator blinded by an acid attack is urging graft fighters to "stay brave" as he returns to Indonesia...

First Person: How Pyeongchang might feel to a North Korean
First Person: How Pyeongchang might feel to a North Korean

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PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — What's it like to wake up in North Korea one day and South Korea the next? The differences are pretty jarring. The...

United States wins Olympic gold medal in women's hockey, beating Canada 3-2 in shootout after 2-2 tie

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GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — United States wins Olympic gold medal in women's hockey, beating Canada 3-2 in shootout after 2-2 tie.

Unprepared and outclassed, North Korea wraps up Olympics
Unprepared and outclassed, North Korea wraps up Olympics

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PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Unprepared and outclassed, North Korea's 22 athletes wrapped up their competition at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics on...

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