Top Headlines for February 19, 2018

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Headline News from the Associated Press
  • Survivors of deadly school shooting lash out at Trump

    PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Student survivors of the deadly Florida school shooting who hope to become the face of a revived gun control movement are on a potential collision course with President Donald Trump….
  • Trump stays quiet on shooting victims, fumes over Russia

    WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump spent the holiday weekend hunkered down at his Florida estate, watching cable television news, grousing to club members and advisers and fuming over the investigation of Russian election meddling….
  • Syrian TV: Pro-government forces to enter Kurdish enclave

    BEIRUT (AP) — Pro-Syrian government forces will begin entering the Syrian Kurdish enclave of Afrin in the country's northwest "within hours," after reaching an agreement with the Kurdish militia in control of the region, Syrian state media said Monday….
  • Doping charge could hurt Russia’s chance at reinstatement

    PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Russia could lose its chance to be reinstated before the end of the Winter Olympics because of a doping charge against curling bronze medalist Alexander Krushelnitsky….
  • Hero, harasser or both? Shaun White’s newly complex legacy

    PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — It was expected to be a coronation: snowboarder Shaun White, shredding the halfpipe in an epic performance that won him Olympic gold at Pyeongchang four years after a devastating loss in Sochi and two years after a run that nearly killed him….
  • As athletes struggle, Kim Jong Un dreams of Olympic glory

    PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Kim Jong Un wants to turn his country into an international sports power – think East Germany in the 1970s and 80s. The North Korean leader is pouring resources into training and infrastructure, athletes are getting more recognition than ever and the country now even has an all-sports television channel, though it's not clear how many citizens are able to actually watch it….
  • Iranian rescue teams find site, wreckage from plane crash

    TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian search and rescue teams on Monday reached the site of a plane crash the previous day that authorities say killed all 65 people on board, Iran's Press TV reported….
  • AP FACT CHECK: Trump lashes out on Russia probe

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's Twitter cannon roared over the weekend as the latest turn in the Russia investigation seemingly placed him on the defensive. He denied he had ever absolved Russia of meddling in the 2016 U.S. election, despite his plentiful record of voicing doubts on that question….
  • High court asked to iron out polling place clothing dispute

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A "Make America Great Again" hat. A tea party T-shirt. A MoveOn.org button….
  • ‘Three Billboards’ wins, women make waves at UK film awards

    LONDON (AP) — Ferocious female-led tragicomedy "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" was the big winner Sunday at the British Academy Film Awards in London, where women demanding an end to harassment, abuse and inequality dominated the ceremony….

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