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Martin Fourcade, of France, takes off from the shooting range during the 2x6-kilometer women's + 2x7.5-kilometer men's mixed relay biathlon at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
February 20, 2018 - 7:33 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 9:30 p.m. Biathlete Martin Fourcade has become the first athlete to win three gold medals at the Pyeongchang Games, helping France to a first-place finish in the mixed relay. Fourcade erased nearly a 38-second...
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February 20, 2018 - 7:30 am
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela is launching Tuesday its own version of bitcoin that it hopes will provide a boost to its crippled economy. Officials say the so-called petro is backed by Venezuela's crude oil reserves, the largest in the world. Socialist President Nicolas Maduro late last year...
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FILE - In this Aug. 12, 2014, file photo, the media attend a press briefing where Thai police display projected pictures of surrogate babies born to a Japanese man who is at the center of a surrogacy scandal during a press conference at the police headquarters in Chonburi, Thailand. Bangkok's Central Juvenile and Family Court on Tuesday gave Mitsutoki Shigeta sole legal custody of the children he fathered using Thai surrogate mothers, ruling that he's financially stable and showed his plans to care for them. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit, File)
February 20, 2018 - 7:30 am
BANGKOK (AP) — A Thai court on Tuesday granted legal custody of 13 babies carried by surrogate mothers to a secretive Japanese millionaire who is their biological father, reviving a bizarre tale that captured tabloid headlines four years ago, but leaving some basic questions unanswered. Mitsutoki...
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Members South Korea's women's 3000 meters short track speedskating relay team react after winning the gold medal in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
February 20, 2018 - 6:58 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 8:55 p.m. South Korea has won the penalty-filled women's 3,000-meter short-track relay final at the Pyeongchang Olympics. Italy took silver and the Netherlands earned bronze after being elevated to the podium...
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Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, delivers a speech during the International Security Conference in Munich, Germany, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. (Sven Hoppe/dpa via AP)
February 20, 2018 - 6:56 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police on Tuesday said they suspect a close confidant of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of offering a sitting judge a top posting in exchange for dropping a corruption case against Netanyahu's wife. The development marks the latest scandal to engulf the beleaguered...
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Eurogroup President Mario Centeno, right, speaks with Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos during a meeting of the eurogroup in extended format at the EU Council building in Brussels on Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. Ireland is withdrawing its candidate, Philip Lane, for European Central Bank vice president, making it almost certain that Spain's finance minister, Luis de Guindos, will get the job. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
February 20, 2018 - 6:54 am
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Investors in Greece have shrugged off a delay in the payout of a rescue loan installment. Shares on the Athens Stock exchange and the interest rates charged on Greece's bonds were broadly unchanged midday Tuesday. On Monday, Greece's peers in the 19-country eurozone said the...
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FILE - In this Sunday, July 13, 2007 file photo, Governor of the Bank of Latvia Ilmars Rimsevics speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in Riga, Latvia. Latvia's state broadcaster said Saturday Feb. 18, 2018, that the national anti-corruption agency raided the office and a property of the head of the country's central bank, Ilmars Rimsevics. (AP Photo/Roman Koksarov, File)
February 20, 2018 - 6:38 am
RIGA, Latvia (AP) — The head of Latvia's central bank says he will not resign following an investigation into suspected bribery and an Associated Press report on allegations that he sought bribes from a local bank. Ilmars Rimsevics, who is also on the European Central Bank's top policymaking...
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The eldest son of US President Donald Trump, Donald Trump Jr's Trump Towers ads are seen in major newspapers in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. "Trump has arrived. Have you?" shout the barrage of glossy front-page advertisements in almost every major Indian newspaper. The ads, which have run repeatedly in the past few days, herald the arrival not of the American president but of his eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., who is in New Delhi to sell luxury apartments and lavish attention on wealthy Indians who have already bought units in a Trump-branded development outside of the Indian capital. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)
February 20, 2018 - 6:33 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — "Trump has arrived. Have you?" shout the barrage of glossy front-page advertisements in almost every major Indian newspaper. The ads, which have run repeatedly in the past few days, herald the arrival not of the American president but of his eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., who is in...
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Elise Christie, right, of Britain stumbles during a women's 1000 meters short track speedskating heat in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
February 20, 2018 - 6:31 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 8:30 p.m. Skaters from South Korea, China, Canada and Hungary are among those advancing out of the heats of the men's 500-meter short track at the Pyeongchang Olympics. Wu Dajing of China won his heat in an...
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Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, delivers a speech during the International Security Conference in Munich, Germany, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. (Sven Hoppe/dpa via AP)
February 20, 2018 - 6:02 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police on Tuesday said they suspect a close confidant of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of offering a sitting judge a top posting in exchange for dropping a corruption case against Netanyahu's wife. The development marks the latest scandal to engulf the beleaguered...
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