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 2018-02-19 08:34 

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Main chapel unaffected by weekend fire at Tibetan monastery...

DHARMSALA, India — A weekend fire at the sprawling Jokhang monastery in Tibet did not affect the main chapel at the 1,300-year-old religious site, considered the spiritual heart of Tibetan Buddhism, the self-declared Tibetan government-in-exile said...

 2018-02-19 08:10 

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Wardrobe malfunction ice dancer's worst nightmare: 'I felt it right away and I prayed'...

There is a chance that everybody has had the same nightmare, the one where you end up naked in a public place. Gabriella Papadakis had hers at the Olympics...

 2018-02-19 07:31 

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NBC's Mike Milbury calls Slava Voynov domestic abuse situation an 'unfortunate incident'...

Slava Voynov's presence on the Olympic Athletes of Russia ice hockey team is a topic perhaps best avoided, as NBC discovered this weekend...

 2018-02-19 07:17 

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There's an important story behind the suit worn by this U.S. aerial skier...

The jumpsuit belonged to Jon Lillis once, before he handed it down to his youngest brother, 17-year-old Mikey, who died tragically in his sleep in October....

 2018-02-19 07:12 

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US women back in gold medal game with 5-0 win over Finland...

GANGNEUNG, Korea, Republic Of — The United States will play for the Olympic gold medal that has eluded them for nearly two decades after shutting out Finland 5-0 on Monday in the semifinals. The Americans are back in the title game for a third strai...

 2018-02-19 06:39 

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Iranian rescue teams find site, wreckage from plane crash...

TEHRAN, Iran — Iranian search and rescue teams on Monday reached the site of a plane crash the previous day that authorities say killed all 65 people on board, Iran's Press TV reported. The Aseman Airlines ATR-72, a twin-engine turboprop used fo...

 2018-02-19 06:37 

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Agency managing vast US lands experiences year of upheaval...

BILLINGS, Mont. — A year of upheaval at the U.S. Interior Department has seen dozens of senior staff members reassigned and key leadership positions left unfilled, rules considered burdensome to industry shelved, and a sweeping reorganization propos...

 2018-02-19 05:55 

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Indonesia's Sinabung volcano unleashes towering ash column...

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Rumbling Mount Sinabung on the Indonesian island of Sumatra shot billowing columns of ash more than 5,000 metres (16,400 feet) into the atmosphere and hot clouds down its slopes on Monday. There were no fatalities or injuries fr...

 2018-02-19 05:54 

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Philippines: Risks rising with China challenging US at sea...

MANILA, Philippines — The risks of a "miscalculation" and armed conflict have risen in the disputed South China Sea with a militarily stronger China now able to challenge the United States, which used to be the dominant power in the strategi...

 2018-02-19 05:53 

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High court asked to iron out polling place clothing dispute...

WASHINGTON — A "Make America Great Again" hat. A tea party T-shirt. A MoveOn.org button. Wear any one of those items to vote in Minnesota, and a poll worker will likely ask you to remove it or cover it up. Like a number of states, Minnesota ...

 2018-02-19 05:40 

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Former VP Biden mulling another run for presidency...

WASHINGTON — Former Vice-President Joe Biden is tiptoeing toward a potential presidential run in 2020, even broaching the possibility during a recent gathering of longtime foreign policy aides. Huddled in his newly opened office steps from the U.S. ...

 2018-02-19 05:32 

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Police: 4 shot, including boy, 6, outside Texas steakhouse...

SAN ANTONIO — A 6-year-old boy and three adults were shot in the parking lot of a popular West Side San Antonio Steakhouse. The San Antonio Express-News reports that San Antonio Police Chief William McManus says two of the adults' injuries are l...

 2018-02-19 05:28 

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Firefighters rescue 3 trapped on highway by floodwaters...

Honolulu firefighters have rescued several motorists trapped by fast-moving floodwaters on a highway. Fire officials say a woman and child were inside a minivan and a man was inside a pickup truck surrounded by up to 3 feet of water Sunday. A third car wa...

 2018-02-19 05:06 

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Team LeBron gets upper hand in NBA All-Star Classic...

The all-stars put on a show for the stars of Hollywood at the 2018 all-star game in a thrilling spectacle that went right down to the wire. Team LeBron bested Team Stephen 148-145 after trailing for most of the game....

 2018-02-19 05:01 

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Pakistan cricketer-turned-politician Khan marries 3rd time...

ISLAMABAD — Pakistani cricket legend-turned-politician Imran Khan has married a faith healer, ending rumours that he was considering a third marriage after divorcing two wives. Khan's Pakistan Taherik-e-Insaf party announced Monday that the 66-y...

 2018-02-19 05:00 

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Daily horoscope for Monday, February 19, 2018...

We have the "all clear" today to shop and do business. The Moon is in Aries...

 2018-02-19 04:45 

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Tessa Virtue, Scott Moir set world record to lead Olympic ice dance short...

It's not technically impossible to stage an ice dance competition that isn't won by either Virtue and Moir or Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron. It just seems that way...

 2018-02-19 03:59 

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Kyle Connor scores twice, Jets beat Panthers 7-2 for third straight win...

WINNIPEG — Kyle Connor admitted he had a bit of a chip on his shoulder after he was demoted from the Winnipeg Jets' top line. Now that the rookie is back up with centre Mark Scheifele and right-winger Blake Wheeler, he wants to show that's w...

 2018-02-19 03:42 

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Stanford holds off late surge to beat California 77-73...

BERKELEY, Calif. — Daejon Davis scored 22 points before fouling out, Dorian Pickens made two free throws with 8.7 seconds remaining and Stanford overcame an erratic second half to beat California 77-73 on Sunday. The Cardinal (14-13, 8-6 Pac-12) led...

 2018-02-19 03:38 

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Boedker scores twice to help Sharks beat Stars 5-2...

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Mikkel Boedker might be playing his best hockey with the Sharks. "Yeah, I think that's pretty fair to say," Boedker said after scoring twice in San Jose's 5-2 victory over the Dallas Stars on Sunday. "I think i...

 2018-02-19 03:36 

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Edwards scores 27, 6th-ranked Purdue tops Penn State 76-73...

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — After a rough 10-day stretch, sixth-ranked Purdue rediscovered the joy of a well-played game. Carsen Edwards and Dakota Mathias led the way in a second-half spurt, and Purdue held on to edge Penn State 76-73 on Sunday night. E...

 2018-02-19 03:34 

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Pennsylvania awaits first look at court's congressional map...

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Pennsylvania's high court is on the cusp Monday of imposing a new congressional district map to take effect for the state's 2018 elections, all but ensuring that Democratic prospects will improve in several seats and boosti...

 2018-02-19 03:34 

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Museum to discuss efforts to see if bones belong to pirate...

YARMOUTH, Mass. — Researchers are set to discuss their efforts to determine whether human bones recovered from a Cape Cod shipwreck are those of the infamous pirate Samuel "Black Sam" Bellamy. The Whydah Pirate Museum in Yarmouth, Massachuse...

 2018-02-19 02:57 

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Auston Matthews gives Maple Leafs 3-2 win over Red Wings...

DETROIT — Auston Matthews scored with 30.2 seconds left to give the Toronto Maple Leafs a 3-2 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Sunday night. Matthews took William Nylander's pass and snapped a high shot into the roof of the net from a sharp...

 2018-02-19 02:13 

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Ex-wife of former White House aide says Hatch has apologized...

WASHINGTON — An ex-wife of former White House staff secretary Rob Porter says she has received a letter of apology from Sen. Orrin Hatch, the Utah Republican who defended his former aide from "a vile attack" after two ex-wives accused Porter...

 2018-02-19 01:46 

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Sheahan scores twice, Penguins beat Blue Jackets 5-2...

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Riley Sheahan scored two goals in the first period, rookie Tristan Jarry had 35 saves and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-2 on Sunday night. Jake Guentzel had a goal and two assists, and Brian Dumoulin and Z...

 2018-02-19 01:44 

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Rippon changes mind and won't accept NBC job...

NEW YORK — Highlights from media coverage of the Pyeongchang Olympics: NO RIPPON: American figure skater Adam Rippon agreed to become an NBC correspondent for the duration of the Olympic games, but then changed his mind overnight. He told NBCSN on S...

 2018-02-19 01:42 

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Florida State rallies in second half to defeat Pittsburgh...

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida State coach Leonard Hamilton took his two of his leading scorers out of the starting lineup for Sunday's game against Pittsburgh. Their replacements ended up being more than adequate. PJ Savoy led the Seminoles with 1...

 2018-02-19 01:20 

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Wallace in 2nd: Best Daytona 500 finish for black driver...

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Darrell Wallace Jr. let the weight of his milestone in the Daytona 500 wallop him once he saw mom. He sobbed as Desiree Wallace bounded onto the dais and wrapped her arms around her son for a hug neither wanted to end. "You...

 2018-02-19 01:06 

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Connor McDavid has hat trick, Oilers top Avalanche 4-2...

DENVER — Connor McDavid had his third hat trick of the season and the Edmonton Oilers beat the Colorado Avalanche 4-2 on Sunday to snap a six-game losing streak. McDavid has 11 goals in the last nine games and two hat tricks. His first two goals tie...

 2018-02-19 01:02 

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Hall scores late in OT to lift Devils past Hurricanes, 3-2...

RALEIGH, N.C. — Taylor Hall scored on a rebound with 22 seconds left in overtime, giving the New Jersey Devils a 3-2 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes on Sunday. The goal extended Hall's league-best streak of games with a point to 18. New Jer...

 2018-02-19 00:42 

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No. 2 Mississippi State wraps up SEC regular-season title...

STARKVILLE, Miss. — Victoria Vivians had 26 points and 10 rebounds and No. 2 Mississippi State wrapped up its first Southeastern Conference regular-season championship, beating No. 17 Texas A&M 76-55 on Sunday. An 11-0 gave the Bulldogs (28-0, 14-0)...

 2018-02-19 00:24 

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No. 2 Mississippi State wraps up SEC regular-season title...

STARKVILLE, Miss. — Victoria Vivians had 26 points and 10 rebounds and No. 2 Mississippi State wrapped up the school's first Southeastern Conference championship in any sport, beating No. 17 Texas A&M 76-55 on Sunday. An 11-0 gave the Bulldogs (...

 2018-02-19 00:20 

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Another fire sweeps through market in Haiti's capital...

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — A fire swept through a large clothing market in Haiti's capital on Sunday, days after another blaze destroyed a large part of the main market in Port-au-Prince. Emergency crews told RTVC television the fire started in ear...

 2018-02-19 00:17 

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Low snow shuts down Eastern Sierra winter recreation zone...

RENO, Nev. — The sorry state of the snowpack in the Sierra has forced a ban on snowmobiling at a popular recreation area near the California-Nevada line until further notice. It's one of the earliest seasonal closings ever at the Bridgeport Wint...

 2018-02-19 00:12 

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Petition wants GoFundMe to drop fundraiser for Gerald Stanley's family...

An international advocacy group says it has collected thousands of names in a campaign calling for GoFundMe to remove a page that's raising funds for Saskatchewan farmer Gerald Stanley's family. The online petition launched by the group SumOfUs sa...

 2018-02-19 00:06 

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Vacationing Calgary man dies in Mexico following sudden illness...

CALGARY — A Calgary man who died in Mexico after suddenly falling ill while on vacation is being remembered for his loyalty. Troy Black was with his wife, Lindsay, in Puerto Vallarta when he began vomiting blood on Thursday. Doctors then found a tea...

 2018-02-18 23:43 

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Joe Durant wins PGA Tour Champions' Chubb Classic...

NAPLES, Fla. — Joe Durant birdied the final two holes — and got some help from Steve Stricker — to win the PGA Tour Champions' Chubb Classic. Durant shot a 5-under 67 on Sunday for a four-stroke victory over Stricker, David Toms, Lee...

 2018-02-18 23:36 

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NewsAlert: Dillon wins Daytona 500 NASCAR race...

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Austin Dillon won the 60th running of the Daytona 500 on Sunday. Ryan Blaney spun defending race winner Kurt Busch with two laps to go in regulation, settling off a 12-car melee that included several top contenders. Pole-sitter...

 2018-02-18 23:35 

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Bubba Watson wins at Riviera for the 3rd time...

LOS ANGELES — Bubba Watson ended two years without winning with his third victory at Riviera. Watson seized control with two par putts and a bunker shot he holed for birdie on the par-3 14th hole. He closed with a 2-under 69 for a two-shot victory o...

 2018-02-18 23:31 

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No. 19 Wichita State upends No. 5 Cincinnati 76-72...

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. — Dave Stallworth was running the show the last time Wichita State beat a Top 5 team on the road. Landry Shamut took the lead as the Shockers did it again 54 years later. This one, too, will be a reference point, given all that...

 2018-02-18 23:22 

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Black's career-high 28 pushes Illinois past Nebraska 72-66...

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Close games have not gone well for Illinois this season. The Illini have lost nine games by single digits, including three losses in overtime and one at the buzzer against Nebraska on Jan. 15. But in a rematch Sunday afternoon, the...

 2018-02-18 22:57 

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McDavid's hat trick leads Oilers over Avalanche, 4-2...

DENVER — Connor McDavid had his third hat trick of the season, and the Edmonton Oilers beat the Colorado Avalanche 4-2 on Sunday to snap a six-game losing streak. McDavid now has 11 goals in the last nine games and two hat tricks. His first two goal...

 2018-02-18 22:40 

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Montreal's Oreo cookie plant prepares to shut its doors after drawn-out closing...

MONTREAL — There was a time when the whole neighbourhood surrounding an east-end Montreal bakery would smell like baking Oreos. But that era comes to an end this month when snack-maker Mondelez International closes its Montreal factory for good. Uni...

 2018-02-18 22:32 

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Kennedy opts to end his Ole Miss coaching tenure immediately...

OXFORD, Miss. — Mississippi basketball coach Andy Kennedy says his resignation is now effective immediately, six days after saying he would depart at the end of the season. "It has become readily apparent to me that my continued presence as the ...

 2018-02-18 22:12 

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Wilson has 29 points, No. 8 South Carolina beats Kentucky...

COLUMBIA, S.C. — A'ja Wilson scored 29 points and No. 8 South Carolina had assists on 21 of 26 baskets in an 81-63 victory over Kentucky on Sunday. Wilson shot 9 of 16 from the field, made 11 of 12 free throws and had nine rebounds and five assi...

 2018-02-18 22:09 

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UConn beats ECU 84-80 despite Fleming's triple-double...

GREENVILLE, N.C. — Connecticut put together one of its best offensive performances of the season. The Huskies needed it, because East Carolina's Isaac Fleming came up with another triple-double. UConn beat the Pirates 84-80 on Sunday despite the...

 2018-02-18 22:03 

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Questions remain as Jagmeet Singh emerges from NDP convention looking to 2019...

OTTAWA — Jagmeet Singh has emerged from the federal NDP's national convention with a strong mandate from his party, but also unanswered questions about how he plans to beat the Liberals at their own game and deliver in 2019. The three-day conven...

 2018-02-18 21:52 

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No. 4 Louisville pulls away late to beat North Carolina...

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Asia Durr scored 19 points to help No. 4 Louisville rally past North Carolina 67-57 on Sunday. Arica Carter added 14 points for the Cardinals (27-2, 13-1 Atlantic Coast Conference), who finished 8-0 on the road in conference play...

 2018-02-18 21:47 

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Minnesota women go deep, beat No. 10 Maryland 93-74...

MINNEAPOLIS — Maryland had worked its way into the nation's No. 10 ranking by beating teams by an average of 20.3 points heading into Sunday. Minnesota is showing with its wins over ranked teams that it might be another Big Ten powerhouse. Fresh...

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