Top Headlines for February 14, 2018

Headline News from the Associated Press
  • Shaun White wins 3rd Olympic gold in contest for the ages

    PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Snowboarding at the Olympics turned 20 this year, and there's a good chance that in another two decades, people will still be talking about the contest that went down in the mountains of South Korea on Wednesday….
  • Shaun White refers to sexual misconduct lawsuit as 'gossip'

    PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Shaun White dismissed the sexual misconduct allegations made against him in a 2016 lawsuit as "gossip" and hurried away from reporters trying to ask him more about the allegations Wednesday, just hours after winning his third gold medal in the men's halfpipe….
  • Netanyahu shrugs off police corruption claims, opposition

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday shrugged off police recommendations that he be charged with corruption, calling the allegations "biased, extreme, full of holes, like Swiss cheese" and vowed to remain in office….
  • New fronts emerge in Syria as Assad, allies push for victory

    BEIRUT (AP) — As Syrian President Bashar Assad and his allies push toward final victory and the fight against the Islamic State group draws to an end, new fronts have opened up, threatening an even broader confrontation among regional and world powers….
  • The Latest: South Africa’s leader faces no-confidence vote

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The Latest on South Africa's leadership crisis (all times local):…
  • GOP women frustrated by Trump’s approach to abuse charges

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump White House's handling of abuse charges against men in its midst is frustrating prominent Republican women as the party's yearslong struggle to attract female voters stretches into the 2018 midterm elections….
  • APNewsBreak: Shooting range tied to Trumps rattles neighbors

    WINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — President Donald Trump's two grown sons arrived at this tranquil, rural upstate New York hamlet with a bang….
  • Party’s over: Raucous Fat Tuesday gives way to solemn Lent

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Families camped out from early morning to catch beads and stuffed animals thrown from float riders. Revelers took to the streets in elaborate or funny costumes evoking Marie Antoinette, President Donald Trump and glamorous vampires. And amused bystanders took in the chaotic scene from lawn chairs….
  • ‘Deep down’: Rivalry between Koreas, Japan transcends sport

    GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — As South Korea's national soccer coach prepared to play Japan in a 1954 World Cup qualifier, President Syngman Rhee, who'd been liberated, with the rest of Korea, from Japan's brutal colonial rule in 1945, had some advice should the Koreans lose: "Don't think about coming back alive," he supposedly told the coach. "Just throw yourself into the Genkai Sea."…
  • A Westminster wow: Bichon frise becomes America’s top dog

    NEW YORK (AP) — Flynn the bichon frise won best in show at the Westminster Kennel Club on Tuesday night, a choice that seemed to surprise almost everyone in the crowd at Madison Square Garden….
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