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Family report: physicist Stephen Hawking dead at age 76

Britain’s Professor Stephen Hawking receives the Honorary Freedom of the City of London during a ceremony at the Guildhall in the City of London on March 6, 2017. (Matt Dunham/AP) LONDON (AP) — A family spokesman says that physicist Stephen Hawking has died at the age of 76. “We are deeply saddened that our beloved father passed away More...

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By Associated Press On Tuesday, March 13th, 2018

‘Mr. Records’ keeps Kenya’s last vinyl music shop alive

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Tucked into a busy market in Kenya’s capital is arguably the country’s last record store. In this photo taken Thursday, March 1, 2018, James “Jimmy” Rugami stands inside his vinyl More...

By Associated Press On Friday, February 23rd, 2018

South Korean curling team a global sensation

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — Forget Lindsey Vonn and Adam Rippon. The real rock stars of the Pyeongchang Olympics are a humble group of Korean curlers who have no idea they’ve become a global sensation. In More...

By Associated Press On Friday, February 23rd, 2018

Second Russian athlete tests positive for doping at Pyeongcheng Olympic Games

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — A second Russian athlete has failed a doping test at the Pyeongchang Games, a day before the International Olympic Committee’s executive board is to decide whether to reinstate More...

By Associated Press On Wednesday, February 21st, 2018

Russian curler to return Olympic medal over failed drug test

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — Russian curler Alexander Krushelnitsky will give back his Olympic bronze medal after failing a drug test at the Pyeongchang Games, a spokeswoman for the Russian Curling Federation More...

By United Press International On Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

British snowboarder towed by Maserati breaks speed record

A short clip of the Guinness world record today! Top speed 151kph! Thanks @Maserati_HQ @Pirelli @EngadinStMoritz 👌👌👌🥇 #worldrecord #MaseratiLevante #stmortiz @GWR — Jamie More...

By Jake Leonard On Monday, February 19th, 2018

Jeff Jarrett to be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame

That’s J-E-Double-F, J-A-Double-R, E-Double-T. STAMFORD, Conn./NEW ORLEANS (Heartland Newsfeed) — The “King of the Mountain” will be joining the immortals when Jeff Jarrett is inducted into More...

By Associated Press On Monday, February 19th, 2018

Doping charge could hurt Russia’s chance at reinstatement

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Russia could lose its chance to be reinstated before the end of the Winter Olympics because of a doping charge against curling bronze medalist Alexander Krushelnitsky. In this Feb. More...

By Associated Press On Tuesday, February 13th, 2018

Victory lap: Chloe Kim takes her family on a gold-medal ride

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Chloe Kim stamped her name on a new era of snowboarding with a run down the halfpipe that, officially, did not mean anything. To her, it meant everything. Chloe Kim, of the United More...

By United Press International On Monday, February 12th, 2018

Snowboard sensation Chloe Kim makes Winter Games debut

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (UPI) — U.S. snowboard sensation Chloe Kim made a successful Winter Games debut in her parents’ land as she reached the finals in the women’s halfpipe as the top qualifier. American More...