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In this Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, photo, pictures of South Korean President Moon Jae-in, left, and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un are seen on a sign during a rally for a peaceful Winter Olympics in Seoul, South Korea. North Korea plans to send a spotlight-stealing delegation to next month’s Winter Olympics in the South Korean county of Pyeongchang. The letters read "Peace bobsleigh." (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
January 17, 2018 - 8:05 pm
TOKYO (AP) — North Korea won't be dominating any medal counts when the Winter Olympics come to Pyeongchang in South Korea next month. But it's hoping to grab as much of the spotlight as it can with what might be an Olympic first in ice hockey and a flamboyantly crowd-pleasing all-female cheering...
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January 17, 2018 - 8:00 pm
GRETNA, La. (AP) — The trial of the man who fatally shot former NFL football player Joe McKnight in 2016 has been delayed another day because of harsh winter weather in Louisiana. Ronald Gasser is charged with second-degree murder in McKnight's death. His trial opened Tuesday in a New Orleans...
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January 17, 2018 - 7:53 pm
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Seismic activity beneath a Papua New Guinea volcano could mean that a major eruption was imminent, a volcanologist said on Thursday. Thousands of people have been evacuated from islands surrounding Kadovar Island off the South Pacific nation's north coast since a volcano...
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January 17, 2018 - 7:53 pm
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Seismic activity beneath a Papua New Guinea volcano could mean that a major eruption was imminent, a volcanologist said on Thursday. Thousands of people have been evacuated from islands surrounding Kadovar Island off the South Pacific nation's north coast since a volcano...
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January 17, 2018 - 7:43 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Archaeologists and divers on Mexico's Yucatan peninsula announced Wednesday that they found a passage connecting two underwater caves, creating what they say is the world's longest continuous flooded cave. Divers from the Great Maya Aquifer Project said the discovery has revealed...
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January 17, 2018 - 7:43 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Archaeologists and divers on Mexico's Yucatan peninsula announced Wednesday that they found a passage connecting two underwater caves, creating what they say is the world's longest continuous flooded cave. Divers from the Great Maya Aquifer Project said the discovery has revealed...
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This 2013 photo from a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service motion-activated camera shows a bighorn sheep at the Kofa National Wildlife Refuge in Arizona. Motion-detecting wildlife cameras are yielding serious science as well as amusing photos. (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service via AP)
January 17, 2018 - 6:47 pm
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — How does a bighorn sheep say "cheese?" Some charismatic critters caught by motion-detecting wildlife cameras seem to know how to strike a pose. But it's not just show business. As these devices get ever smaller, cheaper and more reliable, scientists across the U.S. are using...
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This 2013 photo from a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service motion-activated camera shows a bighorn sheep at the Kofa National Wildlife Refuge in Arizona. Motion-detecting wildlife cameras are yielding serious science as well as amusing photos. (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service via AP)
January 17, 2018 - 6:47 pm
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — How does a bighorn sheep say "cheese?" Some charismatic critters caught by motion-detecting wildlife cameras seem to know how to strike a pose. But it's not just show business. As these devices get ever smaller, cheaper and more reliable, scientists across the U.S. are using...
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January 17, 2018 - 6:22 pm
DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit church is providing sanctuary for a man in the country illegally who was ordered deported to Albania even though he says that he is the sole caretaker of his wheelchair-bound wife. Central United Methodist Church officials announced at a news conference Tuesday that the...
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January 17, 2018 - 6:22 pm
DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit church is providing sanctuary for a man in the country illegally who was ordered deported to Albania even though he says that he is the sole caretaker of his wheelchair-bound wife. Central United Methodist Church officials announced at a news conference Tuesday that the...
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