The Latest: Gold medal men’s hockey game goes into overtime

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea /February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 3:30 p.m. The men’s gold medal game between the “Olympic athletes from Russia” and Germany is going to overtime. Germany, playing in the final for the first time in the country’s history, thought it had the game won … Continue reading The Latest: Gold medal men’s hockey game goes into overtime

School shooting survivors target NRA-linked companies

/February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — School shooting survivors target NRA-linked companies By KEN SWEET and FREIDA FRISARO, Associated Press Survivors of a mass shooting at a Florida high school are hoping to expand the reach of their gun control movement by seeking a boycott of companies doing business with the NRA and urging tourists to boycott … Continue reading School shooting survivors target NRA-linked companies

The Latest: Brandt named honorary ambassador for adoptees

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea  /February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 2:50 p.m. The South Korean minister of health and welfare has named hockey player Marissa Brandt an honorary ambassador for adoptees searching for their birth families. Brandt played hockey for South Korea’s historic combined women’s team under her … Continue reading The Latest: Brandt named honorary ambassador for adoptees

The Latest: Russian Olympic Committee expects reinstatement

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea /February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 2:35 p.m. The Russian Olympic Committee says it expects to be reinstated “in the next few days” even though the International Olympic Committee upheld its ban from the closing ceremony in Pyeongchang Games. The ROC says, “We hope … Continue reading The Latest: Russian Olympic Committee expects reinstatement

Democrats release memo rebutting GOP on Russia probe

WASHINGTON /February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Two weeks after President Donald Trump blocked the full release of a classified Democratic memo, the House intelligence committee published a redacted version of the document that aims to counter a narrative that Republicans on the committee have promoted for months — that the FBI and Justice Department conspired … Continue reading Democrats release memo rebutting GOP on Russia probe

6 months after attacks began, Rohingya see no end in sight

DHAKA, Bangladesh /February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Their houses are often made of plastic sheets. Much of their food comes from aid agencies. Jobs are few, and there is painfully little to do. The nightmares are relentless. But six months after their horrors began, the Rohingya Muslims who fled army attacks in Myanmar for refuge … Continue reading 6 months after attacks began, Rohingya see no end in sight

Arizona’s Miller out against Oregon following wiretap report

/February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Arizona coach Sean Miller sat out the team’s game against Oregon on Saturday night, a day after ESPN reported through anonymous sources that he was heard on an FBI wiretap discussing a $100,000 payment to current Wildcats freshman Deandre Ayton. Ducks associate head coach Lorenzo Romar directed the No. 14 … Continue reading Arizona’s Miller out against Oregon following wiretap report

Trump says arming teachers in schools ‘Up to States’

WASHINGTON /February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — President Donald Trump appeared Saturday to begin refining his proposals for combatting school violence, tweeting that arming teachers as a deterrent against such often deadly violence — an idea he championed in recent days — is “Up to States.” Trump heavily promoted the idea of putting “gun-adept” teachers and … Continue reading Trump says arming teachers in schools ‘Up to States’