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Gold medalist in the women's free figure skating Russian athlete Alina Zagitova poses during the medals ceremony at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
February 23, 2018 - 10:51 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Russians finally won a gold medal at the Pyeongchang Olympics. The Canadian men's hockey team won't even get the chance after losing to Germany. Alina Zagitova edged training partner Evgenia Medvedeva on Friday in figure skating, giving the Russians a reason to...
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel, center, speaks with French President Emmanuel Macron, left, and Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni, right, as they walk across the street to an EU summit at the Europa building in Brussels on Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. European Union leaders meet without Britain Friday looking to plug a major budget hole after Brexit and endorse a plan to streamline the European Parliament by sharing out the country's seats. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
February 23, 2018 - 10:10 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The leaders of European Union nations — minus Britain's prime minister — met Friday to begin what are expected to be acrimonious talks on how the bloc will cope with a multibillion-euro hole in its budget caused by Britain's departure. Yet one leader warned not to expect a...
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David Wolf (89), of Germany, lays on the ice after getting taken out by Gilbert Brule, of Canada, during the second period of the semifinal round of the men's hockey game at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato)
February 23, 2018 - 9:39 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 11:35 p.m. Germany has upset Canada 4-3 in the semifinals of the men's hockey tournament at the Pyeongchang Olympics. Canada trailed 3-0 and 4-1 before battling back to cut the deficit to one in the third...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street to attend the weekly Prime Ministers' Questions session, in parliament in London, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
February 23, 2018 - 9:38 am
LONDON (AP) — Brexit is little more than a year away but there is mounting evidence it's having a major impact on the number of European citizens looking to live and work in Britain. Figures released this week show net migration — the difference between those coming into Britain and those leaving...
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February 23, 2018 - 8:51 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on developments in Syria (all times local): 4:50 p.m. U.N. Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura has called again for an urgent ceasefire to relieve the "appalling suffering" of civilians in eastern suburbs of the Syrian capital Damascus by stopping the bombing there...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, May 30, 2017 file photo, South Sudanese soldiers accused of gang-raping five foreigners, murdering a local journalist and looting a hotel, are led to their prison van after attending a hearing of their trial in the capital Juba, South Sudan. The latest report on human rights abuses in South Sudan's five-year civil war, released by a United Nations commission Friday, Feb. 23, 2018 says it has identified more than 40 senior military officials "who may bear individual responsibility for war crimes." (AP Photo/Bullen Chol, File)
February 23, 2018 - 8:48 am
JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — The witness accounts remain appalling. One South Sudanese man returned home after hiding from government soldiers to find they had blinded his mother, gouging out her eyes with spears. She had tried to defend her 17-year-old daughter from being raped by more than a dozen...
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In this image taken from video, Lai Muhammed, Nigerian Minister of Information, speaks to the media in Dapchi, Yobe State, Nigeria, on Thursday Feb. 22, 2018. Parents in northern Nigeria say more than 100 girls are still missing three days after suspected Boko Haram extremists attacked their school. The announcement comes after government officials in Yobe state acknowledged that some 50 young women remained unaccounted for in the Monday evening attack. (AP Photo)
February 23, 2018 - 8:11 am
DAPCHI, Nigeria (AP) — Hopes are fading for more than 100 girls who remain missing four days after Boko Haram extremists attacked their village in northern Nigeria. New eyewitness accounts indicate that the fighters targeted the girls' school, and some students were seen being taken away at...
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European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini, front row second left, and Chad's President Idriss Deby, front row center, stand with EU and Sahel leaders during a group photo at an EU-Sahel meeting at EU headquarters in Brussels on Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. European Union leaders meet Friday with counterparts from Africa's Sahel in a show of support for the impoverished region fallen prey to extremists and a key transit point for migrants heading to Europe. (John Thys, Pool Photo via AP)
February 23, 2018 - 7:25 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — International donors on Friday pledged 414 million euros ($510 million) to five impoverished countries in West Africa's Sahel region, much of it to fund a new counterterror force. The 5,000-strong G5 Sahel force for Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania and Niger needs around 400...
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Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy speaks with the media as he arrives for an EU-Sahel meeting at EU headquarters in Brussels on Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. European Union leaders meet Friday with counterparts from Africa's Sahel in a show of support for the impoverished region fallen prey to extremists and a key transit point for migrants heading to Europe. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
February 23, 2018 - 7:05 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on European Union meeting on West Africa's Sahel region (all times local): 1:05 p.m. The European Union's top diplomat says donors have pledged 414 million euros ($510 million) to five impoverished countries in West Africa's Sahel region, much of it to fund a...
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A Chinese investor monitors stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. Asian stocks advanced Friday after Wall Street rebounded from a two-day losing streak and Japanese inflation edged higher. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
February 23, 2018 - 6:57 am
BEIJING (AP) — Stock markets slipped in Europe on Friday, but Wall Street was expected to rise on the open and Asian indexes closed higher. KEEPING SCORE: Germany's DAX index edged almost 0.1 percent lower to 12,458 and France's CAC 40 lost 0.2 percent to 5,299. London's FTSE 100 was off 0.1...
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