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Czechs eliminate United States in shootout in Olympic quarterfinals

Scoring five against the team Granato called perhaps the best defensive team in the tournament had the Americans feeling good going into the quarterfinals. Center Jordan Greenway thinks the USA team is coming together nicely. "I think they defend well, and I know a couple of the guys from the KHL, their goalie, he's a big goalie, he's a good goalie, so we'll learn a little bit more about them tonight when we look at the film".


Oxfam sex scandal: Charity hit by 26 further allegations

Oxfam sex scandal: Charity hit by 26 further allegations

Head of United Kingdom charity Oxfam International said on Tuesday that the organization had received 26 complaints since the probe into allegations that employees of the organization's branch in Haiti paid women for sexual acts and forced others to "have sexual acts with them in exchange for aid".



Thousands rally to demand gun control after mass shooting

President Donald Trump made remarks seeming to chastise local residents for failing to alert authorities to Cruz's sometimes erratic and violent behavior prior to Wednesday's shooting rampage. history, there was some hope for bipartisan action. A 17-year-old junior wrote an essay for CNN, saying that he and his classmates planned to pressure politicians into taking action.


Syrian ambassador slams Turkey's operation in Afrin as 'blatant violation of sovereignty'

Syrian ambassador slams Turkey's operation in Afrin as 'blatant violation of sovereignty'

Turkey launched its operation on January 20 to clear Afrin of Syrian Kurdish fighters who it regards as "terrorists" due to their links to a Kurdish insurgency inside Turkey. The YPG has controlled Afrin since Syrian government forces withdrew from Kurdish-majority areas in the country's north in 2012. Turkey has called for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's ouster and supported opposition fighters throughout the seven-year conflict.