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Bjoergen, American women make history at Olympics

Bjoergen, American women make history at Olympics

It's rather unfortunate that events such as these had to happen at the Games here, the first time Korea has ever hosted a Winter Olympics and also marking thirty years since South Korea hosted the Summer Games in Seoul in 1988. Don't worry if you can't tell a frontside 1080 from a backside 1440; most of us can't either. The only other American to win a medal in cross-country skiing was Bill Koch, who took silver in the 30-kilometer race at the 1976 Innsbruck Games. Consulte Mais Informação

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Raymond Cormier found not guilty in death of Winnipeg teen Tina Fontaine

Raymond Cormier found not guilty in death of Winnipeg teen Tina Fontaine

There was no DNA evidence linking Cormier to the teen and doctors who were called to testify said they could not definitively say how Tina died. There have been far too many victims both in our province and across the country. A deadline for the commissioners' final report from the national inquiry has been set for the end of this year, but they may ask the federal government for an extension. Consulte Mais Informação

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Florida students call on lawmakers for tighter gun laws after deadly shooting

Florida students call on lawmakers for tighter gun laws after deadly shooting

They see the influence of the National Rifle Association and the cowardice of our legislators (and president). "So no matter what, change is going to happen and we are going to be sure of it". Not everyone fully sided with the speakers. Mr. Levine is currently running for governor in the state, but said he wants to address the issue of gun laws now. Consulte Mais Informação

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NAB arrests former LDA director in Ashiyana scam

NAB arrests former LDA director in Ashiyana scam

Cheema had not appeared before the NAB despite several summon. Cheema, who is considered a blue-eyed officer of Punjab CM Shehbaz Sharif, will be presented before the accountability court tomorrow (Thursday). It said that the Cheema, by misuse of authority and with criminal intent, awarded a contract of Ashian Iqbal project of Rs 14 billion approximately to M/S Lahore Casa Developers. Consulte Mais Informação

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The Netherlands recognizes Armenian Genocide

The Netherlands recognizes Armenian Genocide

Despite the vote, acting Foreign Affairs Minister Sigrid Kaag said that the Dutch government wouldn't follow the parliament's lead. She urged "utmost caution when applying the term "genocide" to past events". At the time, Turkey also summoned their Dutch envoy back to Ankara. Almost a dozen other European Union countries have passed similar resolutions. "That is not the same thing as casting aspersions as Turkey has done towards the Netherlands", he said . Consulte Mais Informação

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Kendrick Lamar and SZA Sued by Artist Over

Kendrick Lamar and SZA Sued by Artist Over "All the Stars" Video

She's suing for damages and she wants an injunction prohibiting Kendrick and SZA from using her artwork to promote the soundtrack. The album includes tracks by Kendrick Lamar , The Weeknd, SZA , Khalid and James Blake. According to the gossip site, court documents allege that the video borrows "specific copyrightable elements" from her paintings, including "stylized motifs of mythical animals, gilded geometric forms on a black background, and distinctively textured areas and patterns". Consulte Mais Informação

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Illinois Governor Drinks Chocolate Milk, Celebrates 'Diversity!'

Illinois Governor Drinks Chocolate Milk, Celebrates 'Diversity!'

Hyatt Hotels diversity and inclusion executive Tyronne Stoudemire included the governor in the demonstration, which was part of a Black History Month celebration. He then suggested the governor take a sip of chocolate milk. "It's really, really good - diversity", he said. "This was the event moderator's example of diversity that an audience of all ages could see and understand", she said, according to the Chicago Tribune . Consulte Mais Informação

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Roberto Mancini: Zenit St Petersburg

Roberto Mancini: Zenit St Petersburg "played better than Celtic"

The Russians took the lead in the tie in the 27th minute, Daler Kuzyaev's long-range effort did have some dip and swerve on it but Dorus de Vries should have dealt with it much better. The veteran defender celebrated turning 34 by scoring the opening goal in the seventh minute, powering in a header from a corner to make it 1-1 on aggregate, before setting up Zenit's third in the second half. Consulte Mais Informação

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Maldives' Embattled Govt Accuses India of 'Distorting Facts' About Emergency

Maldives' Embattled Govt Accuses India of 'Distorting Facts' About Emergency

On Thursday, Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said: "It is our honest desire to see that the democracy in Maldives is restored". The court said his 2015 trial had been unconstitutional. Parliamentarians had cited Section 38 of Parliament Regulations as grounds to proceed with the vote, claiming that a "state of emergency" is not outlined as an issue requiring public compliance. Consulte Mais Informação

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Aircel users rush for number portability due to poor network

Aircel users rush for number portability due to poor network

This created a network problem and mayhem in the market", company's SBU Head, K Sankara Narayana told BusinessLine . Due to this, the network was cut by the tower company across India. "The company expects things to get even more hard in coming days". So, is Aircel shutting down? The report said that Aircel board will soon regroup to "review and evaluate the options for the company". Consulte Mais Informação

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Ivanka Trump to attend Olympic finale in S. Korea

Ivanka Trump to attend Olympic finale in S. Korea

While in Pyeongchang, Pence's behavior drew a sharp contrast with that of South Korean President Moon Jae-In, who hosted Kim Yo Jong at a lunch last Saturday. He was in a coma at the time, and had been for 15 of the 17 months he was detained in North Korea . State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert explained on Twitter that the campaign to pressure North Korea will continue until they get serious about talks to denuclearize the Korean peninsula. Consulte Mais Informação

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Fla. Shooting Survivor Says CNN Scripted Questions For Its Town Hall

Fla. Shooting Survivor Says CNN Scripted Questions For Its Town Hall

Colton Haab , a junior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas, told WPLG-10 that he was invited to speak at the town hall , but ultimately refused, calling it an entirely scripted event. "Colton's father withdrew his name from participation before the forum began, which we regretted but respected. We welcome Colton to join us on CNN today to discuss his views on school safety ". Consulte Mais Informação

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Russian Olympic delegation launches investigation into Russian curling doper

Russian Olympic delegation launches investigation into Russian curling doper

Russian Federation was banned from competing at the Winter Olympics because of state-sponsored doping at the 2014 Games in Sochi. Earlier, Krushelnitsky had denied taking meldonium and said he was categorically against doping. Moreover, Pavel Kolobkov, the Sports Minister of Russian Federation claimed that the hope that the doping incident in Pyeongchang will not influence the IOC's deliberations on whether to let Russian Federation regain full Olympic status. Consulte Mais Informação

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Gov. Greitens indicted on felony charge for invasion of privacy

Gov. Greitens indicted on felony charge for invasion of privacy

It further alleges that he transmitted the image "in a manner that allowed access to that image via a computer". Some Democratic lawmakers are calling on Missouri Gov. Messages seeking comment from Greitens and his attorney were not immediately returned. In general, its not a good idea to take naked images of yourself or others because you never know how they may be utilized at a later date. Consulte Mais Informação

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