FEATURE-Olympics-Circus life beckons for some athletes after the Games
GANGNEUNG, South Korea, Feb 25 (Reuters) - When the Olympic flame goes out on Sunday life will go on for the nearly 3,000 athletes who thrilled, inspired or disappointed at the Pyeongchang Winter Games.
Olympics-Protesters target N.Korean VIPs heading for Games ceremony
SEOUL, Feb 25 (Reuters) - South Korean protesters tried and failed on Sunday to block a motorcade carrying North Korean dignitaries to the Pyeongchang Winter Games closing ceremony, accusing the delegation's leader of being behind a deadly 2010 attack on a South Korean warship.
Mexican president's visit to White House postponed after testy Trump call
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto postponed plans for the Mexican leader's first visit to the White House, after a testy phone call involving Trump's push for a border wall, a senior U.S. official said on Saturday.
Manafort asks U.S. court for release to attend New York funeral
(Reuters) - Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's indicted former campaign chairman, asked for court permission on Saturday for release from home confinement to attend the funeral of his father-in-law.
Ohtani erratic in first start for Angels
(Reuters) - Japan's Shohei Ohtani had a rough outing in his spring training debut with the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday, giving up a home run and two runs in less than two innings.
List stays in front in Florida as Woods sits seven behind
(Reuters) - Luke List shot a four-under par 66 to hold a one-stroke lead at the Honda Classic on Saturday while Tiger Woods' 69 ensured he remained within striking distance.
RPT-ANALYSIS-Olympics-'Peace Games' are no game-changer for South Koreans
GANGNEUNG, South Korea/SEOUL, Feb 24 (Reuters) - South Korea's self-styled "Peace Games" have been a sporting success but public reaction suggests it may have failed its bigger test -- to generate the support its president needs to make bold moves to improve ties with old enemy North Korea.
Democrats' memo charges Republicans trying to undermine Russia probes
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Democratic minority on the U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee on Saturday released a response to Republican charges that the FBI and Justice Department have abused the law in their investigation of possible ties between Russia and Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign.
EIB investigates loans to Daimler in light of diesel questions: Welt
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The European Investment Bank may ask Daimler
to pay back loans extended for research and development in light of a report linking the Mercedes maker to diesel emission-test cheating, Welt am Sonntag reported.
Florida students take on NRA, set eyes on midterm elections
(Reuters) - In the week since 17 of David Hogg's classmates and teachers were gunned down in Florida, he and his fellow high schoolers have launched a movement that reshaped the gun control debate almost overnight and may influence the U.S. midterm elections.
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