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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Tokyo returns with Summer Games with something new to prove


PYEONGCHANG, South Korea /February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — More than 50 years after it showed its postwar recovery off to the world at the 1964 Games, Tokyo is ready for another Summer Olympics. The Japanese

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Sweden pickles Korea’s ‘Garlic Girls’ for curling gold


GANGNEUNG, South Korea /February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — If the Korean women’s curling team thought winning an Olympic silver medal was fun, wait until they get their mobile phones back. The “Garlic Girls” who sparked

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School shooting survivors target NRA-linked companies


/February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — 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

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Sridevi, Bollywood leading lady of ’80s and ’90s, dies at 54


NEW DELHI /February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Sridevi, Bollywood’s leading lady of the 1980s and ’90s who redefined stardom for actresses in India, has died at age 54. The actress was described as the first

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German sweep: Friedrich wins a 4-man Olympic gold medal


PYEONGCHANG, South Korea /February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Shut out in Sochi, the German bobsled program swept every other nation away in Pyeongchang. Francesco Friedrich drove to the four-man bobsledding gold medal Sunday, capping an

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White House shelves tentative plan for Mexican leader visit


By DARLENE SUPERVILLE, Associated Press WASHINGTON /February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The White House says tentative plans for President Donald Trump to host his Mexican counterpart in Washington have been put on hold. A White House

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Suspect in killing of Filipina maid interrogated in Lebanon


BEIRUT /February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —Lebanese authorities in Beirut are interrogating a man suspected in the death of a Filipina maid whose body was found stuffed in a freezer in Kuwait, security and judicial officials

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Who ran the Olympics? Volunteer corps of mostly young women


GANGNEUNG, South Korea/February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —She had always rooted only for Koreans. That was her home team and she believed they, exclusively, deserved her cheers. She stood on the sidelines in the speedskating oval

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The Latest: Sweden tops Korea’s ‘Garlic Girls’ in curling


PYEONGCHANG, South Korea /February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 11:30 a.m. The Swedish women has won the gold medal in the final match of a marathon curling

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The Latest: N Korea delegation arrives in S Korea


PYEONGCHANG, South Korea/February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 12:05 p.m. A high-level delegation of North Korean officials has arrived in South Korea to attend the closing ceremony

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Ivanka Trump: Visit to Olympics ‘so incredibly inspiring’


PYEONGCHANG, South Korea /February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The U.S. president’s daughter and adviser said Sunday that her visit to the Olympics was “so incredibly inspiring” and expressed gratitude at the chance to watch competition

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Cambodia’s ruling party has sure lock on Senate election


PHNOM PENH, Cambodia /February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —Cambodia’s ruling party is assured of a sweeping victory in the election of a new Senate after the only real opposition to it was eliminated. The Senate has

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Cambodia’s ruling party has sure lock on Senate election


PHNOM PENH, Cambodia /February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Cambodia’s ruling party is assured of a sweeping victory in the election of a new Senate after the only real opposition to it was eliminated. The Senate

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USOC sports chief: We’ll take a hard look at what occurred


PYEONGCHANG, South Korea /February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — With the U.S. team facing its worst medal haul in 20 years at a Winter Games, the U.S. Olympic Committee’s sports chief says he’ll take a hard

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The Latest: Medalist watches bobsledding with Ivanka Trump


PYEONGCHANG, South Korea/February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 11:40 a.m. U.S. women’s bobsledder Lauren Gibbs is going home from Pyeongchang Olympics with a silver medal and a

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The Latest: IOC votes to uphold ban of Russia from Games


PYEONGCHANG, South Korea /February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 11:15 a.m. The International Olympic Committee has upheld its ban of Russia from the Pyeongchang Olympics, denying the

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Sweden tops Korea’s ‘Garlic Girls’ for curling gold


GANGNEUNG, South Korea/February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —The Swedish women won the gold medal in the final match of a marathon curling festival on Sunday, beating South Korea 8-3 in nine ends to leave the “Garlic

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The Latest: IOC votes to uphold ban of Russia from Games


PYEONGCHANG, South Korea /February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 11:15 a.m. The International Olympic Committee has upheld its ban of Russia from the Pyeongchang Olympics, denying the

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Full IOC membership votes to uphold Russian ban; athletes won’t march in closing ceremony under country’s flag


PYEONGCHANG, South Korea /February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Full IOC membership votes to uphold Russian ban; athletes won’t march in closing ceremony under country’s flag. By Associated Press – published on STL.News by St. Louis Media, LLC (R.A)

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Sridevi, Bollywood leading lady of ’80s and ’90s, dies at 54


NEW DELHI/February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —Sridevi, Bollywood’s leading lady of the 1980s and ’90s who redefined stardom for actresses in India, has died at age 54. The actress, known by one name, was described as

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Who ran the Olympics? Volunteer corps of mostly young women


GANGNEUNG, South Korea /February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — She had always rooted only for Koreans. That was her home team and she believed they, exclusively, deserved her cheers. She stood on the sidelines in the

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IOC recommends upholding ban of Russia through Winter Games


PYEONGCHANG, South Korea /February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The International Olympic Committee executive board has recommended upholding the ban of Russia from the Pyeongchang Winter Games. The full membership will vote on the proposal Sunday

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IOC board recommends upholding ban on Russia for Pyeongchang Winter Games; full membership still must vote


PYEONGCHANG, South Korea /February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — IOC board recommends upholding ban on Russia for Pyeongchang Winter Games; full membership still must vote. By Associated Press – published on STL.News by St. Louis Media, LLC (R.A)

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Jaguars sign QB Blake Bortles to 3-year, $54M contract


JACKSONVILLE, Fla. /February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The Jacksonville Jaguars have signed quarterback Blake Bortles to a three-year, $54 million deal that will keep him under contract through the 2020 season. The deal includes $26.5

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NBC celebrates an improbable curling victory for US men


NEW YORK /February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Highlights from media coverage of the Pyeongchang Olympics: CURLING GOLD: “Two days ago it was unlikely,” NBC’s Jason Knapp said as the American men’s curling team clinched a

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Spring training roundup: Ohtani pulled early in Angels debut


/February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Shohei Ohtani went only one way in his spring training debut for the Los Angeles Angels and got pulled early. The Japanese star pitcher and hitter was scheduled to throw

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Timberwolves’ Jimmy Butler has meniscal injury to right knee


MINNEAPOLIS/February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Minnesota All-Star Jimmy Butler has a meniscal injury to his right knee that the Timberwolves are optimistic will not sideline him rest of the season as they try to end

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AP source: Jaguars finalizing $54M extension with QB Bortles


JACKSONVILLE, Fla. /February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —A person with knowledge of negotiations says the Jacksonville Jaguars are finalizing a three-year, $54 million extension that will keep quarterback Blake Bortles under contract through the 2020 season.

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Keillor: Relationship with accuser simply ‘romantic writing’


MINNEAPOLIS/February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Garrison Keillor described several sexually suggestive emails he exchanged with a former researcher who accused him of sexual misconduct as “romantic writing” that never resulted in a physical relationship, and

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The Latest: Trump dismisses Democratic memo as total ‘bust’


WASHINGTON/February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The Latest on the Democratic memo that aims to counter GOP allegations that the FBI abused government surveillance powers in its investigation into Russian election interference (all times local): 6:30

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Admirers salute Billy Graham as motorcade crosses N Carolina


CHARLOTTE, N.C./February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Admirers took photos on their phones, fire trucks parked on freeway overpasses and police officers saluted as a motorcade carrying the body of the Rev. Billy Graham crossed the

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Kansas tops Texas Tech for record 14th straight league title


LUBBOCK, Texas February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Devonte Graham scored 26 points and No. 8 Kansas set an NCAA record with its 14th straight regular-season conference championship, clinching at least a tie for the Big

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With hoops under federal probe, fans say business as usual


February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Arenas were packed, fans were cheering and schools were competing. In most places, it was a typical Saturday of college basketball. There was little visible hangover from the latest developments

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Rescued from Korean War by US ship, now Olympic volunteers


GANGNEUNG, South Korea /February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Their nicknames, bestowed upon them long ago: “Kimchi 1” and “Kimchi 5,” babies born aboard a ship that was helping them flee a war and a regime

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List takes 1-shot lead at Honda Classic with Woods 7 back


PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. /February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Luke List made birdie from the bunker on the final hole Saturday for a 4-under 66 and a one-shot lead in the Honda Classic as he

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Congress releases redacted, declassified Democratic memo


WASHINGTON /February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — A redacted, declassified memo released by Democrats on the House intelligence committee Saturday aims to counter a narrative that Republicans on the committee have pushed for months — that

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Admirers line streets as Graham’s body arrives in Charlotte


CHARLOTTE, N.C. /February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —Well-wishers lined freeway overpasses and small-town streets to honor the late Rev. Billy Graham as his motorcade crossed his beloved home state of North Carolina for four hours on

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California Democrats look to narrow crowded US House races


SAN DIEGO /February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —Winning seven U.S. House seats currently held by California Republicans is critical to Democrats’ hopes of taking back Congress in the midterm elections. But first, they’ve got to narrow

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Miles Bridges cleared by NCAA to play for No. 2 Michigan St


February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —Miles Bridges has been cleared to play by the NCAA, allowing him to help No. 2 Michigan State chase championships. Documents in a report showed the star forward may have improperly

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Creighton beats highest-ranked foe ever in No. 3 Villanova


OMAHA, Neb/February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —Marcus Foster scored 28 points, Davion Mintz gave Creighton the lead for good early in overtime, and the Bluejays defeated the highest-ranked opponent in program history with an 89-83 upset

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At Flag Day ceremony, Mexico’s ‘tri-color’ flies upside down


MEXICO CITY /February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — A Flag Day ceremony in Mexico has gone awry, with troops flying the country’s red, white and green “tri-color” upside down. Local media show images of the giant

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No. 17 Michigan beats Maryland 85-61 for 5th straight win


COLLEGE PARK, Md./February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — It was a first half so pristine, so darn near perfect, that Michigan didn’t know what was more impressive — its uncanny shooting ability or unrelenting defense. Muhammad-Ali

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