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  • American Vonn named Pyeongchang honorary ambassador

    American Vonn named Pyeongchang honorary ambassador

    Reuters - 5 minutes ago
    American Vonn named Pyeongchang honorary ambassador

    SEOUL (Reuters) - United States Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn has been named as an honorary ambassador for the 2018 Winter Games in South Korea's Pyeongchang, organizers (POCOG) said on Monday. Vonn, an Olympic gold medalist at the 2010 Vancouver Games, becomes the first international honorary ambassador for Asia's first Winter Games outside of Japan. Local athletes undertaking the role include Olympic figure skating gold medalist Kim Yuna, Major League Baseball player Choo Shin-soo and speed …

  • Ducks top Flames 3-0 in Game 2, stay unbeaten in playoffs

    Ducks top Flames 3-0 in Game 2, stay unbeaten in playoffs

    Associated Press - 11 minutes ago
    Ducks top Flames 3-0 in Game 2, stay unbeaten in playoffs

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) โ€” Six games deep in the Stanley Cup playoffs, nobody has been able to beat the Anaheim Ducks. …

  • New sea star babies offer hope amid mass deaths in Pacific

    New sea star babies offer hope amid mass deaths in Pacific

    Associated Press - 14 minutes ago
    New sea star babies offer hope amid mass deaths in Pacific

    LOPEZ PASS, Wash. (AP) โ€” Emerging from a recent dive 40 feet below the surface of Puget Sound, biologist Ben Miner wasn't surprised by what he found: The troubling disease that wiped out millions of sea stars up and down the West Coast had not spared this site along the rocky cliffs of Lopez Island. …

  • The Latest on Nepal: Nepal urging foreign rescuers to leave

    The Latest on Nepal: Nepal urging foreign rescuers to leave

    Associated Press - 17 minutes ago
    The Latest on Nepal: Nepal urging foreign rescuers to leave

    11 a.m. (0515 GMT) …

  • Nepal urges foreign rescue workers in capital to return home

    Nepal urges foreign rescue workers in capital to return home

    Associated Press - 20 minutes ago
    Nepal urges foreign rescue workers in capital to return home

    KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) โ€” Nepal's government urged foreign rescue workers in the quake-hit capital to return home Monday as hundreds of people visited Buddhist shrines and monasteries to mark the birthday of Gautam Buddha. …