Students urge peaceful Venezuela march after violent night

February 21, 2014 8:41 am0 comments
Students urge peaceful Venezuela march after violent night (via AFP)

Student protest leaders in Venezuela called a march with white flowers for peace Thursday after another night of violent disturbances wracking the capital Caracas and other cities. President Nicolas Maduro angrily rejected US and other calls for dialogue…

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Sochi Olympics 2014: U.S. hockey team beats Czech Republic, 5-2, to advance to the semifinals

February 19, 2014 2:34 pm0 comments
Sochi Olympics 2014: U.S. hockey team beats Czech Republic, 5-2, to advance to the semifinals (via NJ.com)

SOCHI, Russia – The Americans had seen the stunning score from the early quarterfinal, and so they knew what might happen if they weren’t ready for their own game that night. Russia had lost to Finland, 3-1, and while the Finns were the higher-seeded…

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Crosby, Ovechkin still seeking right mix

February 18, 2014 7:25 am0 comments
Crosby, Ovechkin still seeking right mix (via AFP)

Reigning gold medal champions Canada say they are not concerned about Sidney Crosby’s lack of scoring punch so far in the Olympic Games. Coach Mike Babcock defended his star player, saying scoring is not the measuring stick he uses to gauge success…

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10 facts about Olympic bobsled

February 17, 2014 1:23 pm0 comments
10 facts about Olympic bobsled (via PostTV – The Washington Post)

Bobsled might the highest-octane sport at the Winter Olympics. From America’s recent dominance to the NASCAR know-how that enabled it, here are 10 things to know about bobsled at the 2014 Sochi Games.

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Students donate gift cards to help classmate with cancer

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Students donate gift cards to help classmate with cancer (via Repost Video News)

Palmer High School students donated food and gas gift cards to help a classmate and his family as he undergoes treatment for cancer.

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Fog forces schedule changes at Sochi Olympics

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Fog forces schedule changes at Sochi Olympics (via Repost Video News)

Fog shrouding the peaks above Sochi on Monday forced Olympics organisers to again delay the start of the men’s biathlon 15km mass start race and scrap seeding runs for the men’s snowboard cross competition. Duration: 00:46

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