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(AP Photo/Kin Cheung). Shaun White, of the United States, jumps during the men's halfpipe finals at Phoenix Snow Park at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung). Shaun White, of the United States, jumps during the men's halfpipe finals at Phoenix Snow Park at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018.
(AP Photo). South African police exit after a raid on a home in Johannesburg, Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. The police raided the home of a business family linked to President Jacob Zuma as the nation awaited word from the embattled leader on whether he wi... (AP Photo). South African police exit after a raid on a home in Johannesburg, Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. The police raided the home of a business family linked to President Jacob Zuma as the nation awaited word from the embattled leader on whether he wi...
(AP Photo/Craig Ruttle). Handler Bill McFadden reacts as Flynn, a bichon frise, is named best in show at the 142nd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, at Madison Square Garden in New York. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle). Handler Bill McFadden reacts as Flynn, a bichon frise, is named best in show at the 142nd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, at Madison Square Garden in New York.
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  • Farewell, Korea: First of three straight Asian Olympics ends

    Farewell, Korea: First of three straight Asian Olympics ends

    Sunday, February 25 2018 3:06 AM EST2018-02-25 08:06:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky). A volunteer walks in a foggy Pyeongchang Olympic Plaza during the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018.(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky). A volunteer walks in a foggy Pyeongchang Olympic Plaza during the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018.
    Farewell, South Korea: First of three straight Asian Olympics ends as it began _ with politics _ after two weeks of feats of athletic prowess.More >>
    Farewell, South Korea: First of three straight Asian Olympics ends as it began _ with politics _ after two weeks of feats of athletic prowess.More >>
  • IOC upholds doping ban; Russians can't march under own flag

    IOC upholds doping ban; Russians can't march under own flag

    Sunday, February 25 2018 3:06 AM EST2018-02-25 08:06:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel). Martin Ruzicka (27), of the Czech Republic, scores a goal past goalie Kevin Poulin (31), of Canada, during the first period of the men's bronze medal hockey game at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Saturday...(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel). Martin Ruzicka (27), of the Czech Republic, scores a goal past goalie Kevin Poulin (31), of Canada, during the first period of the men's bronze medal hockey game at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Saturday...
    The International Olympic Committee executive board has recommended upholding the ban of Russia from the Pyeongchang Winter Games.More >>
    The International Olympic Committee executive board has recommended upholding the ban of Russia from the Pyeongchang Winter Games.More >>
  • Tokyo returns with Summer Games with something new to prove

    Tokyo returns with Summer Games with something new to prove

    Sunday, February 25 2018 2:59 AM EST2018-02-25 07:59:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara, File). FILE - In this April 28, 2017, file photo, a woman looks at the construction site of the new National Stadium for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics in Tokyo. Tokyo used its famous 1964 Olympics to show off a miracu...(AP Photo/Koji Sasahara, File). FILE - In this April 28, 2017, file photo, a woman looks at the construction site of the new National Stadium for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics in Tokyo. Tokyo used its famous 1964 Olympics to show off a miracu...
    Tokyo ready for its second Summer Games determined to show the rest of the world that it has not fallen behind other economic powers in East Asia.More >>
    Tokyo ready for its second Summer Games determined to show the rest of the world that it has not fallen behind other economic powers in East Asia.More >>

By The Associated Press

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

1. FLYING TOMATO REIGNS SUPREME - AGAIN

Shaun White executes a combination of tricks he had never landed until he did it with the halfpipe title on the line to capture his third Olympic gold medal.

2. SHAUN WHITE REFERS TO SEXUAL MISCONDUCT LAWSUIT AS 'GOSSIP'

The American gold medalist snowboarder dismisses allegations made against him in 2016 and hurries away from reporters trying to ask more questions about them.

3. WHAT HAS PROMINENT REPUBLICAN WOMEN FRUSTRATED

The White House's handling of abuse charges against two senior presidential aides raises new concerns in the struggle to attract female voters.

4. 'IT'S LIKE YOU'RE IN A WAR ZONE'

A company tied to Trump's two grown sons owns a 171-acre preserve in upstate New York that they and others use as a private shooting range, AP learns.

5. NEW FRONTS EMERGE IN SYRIA AS WAR WINDS DOWN

Chaos persists as al-Qaida-affiliated rebels shot down a Russian jet, Kurdish fighters downed a Turkish helicopter, Israel downed an Iranian drone and the Syrian army shot down an Israeli F-16.

6. WHO CALLED FOR NETANYAHU TO STEP DOWN

Israeli opposition leaders call on the embattled prime minister to resign following police recommendations that he be charged with bribery and breach of trust in two corruption cases.

7. POLICE RAID BUSINESS FAMILY LINKED TO ZUMA; RESIGNATION ULTIMATUM LOOMS

The Guptas are suspected of using their connections to influence the South African president's Cabinet appointments and win state contracts, fueling corruption allegations.

8. OFFSHORE DRILLING PUBLIC HEARINGS NOT SO PUBLIC

Opponents of Trump's plan to open most of the nation's coastline to oil and natural gas drilling are prohibited from speaking at public meetings held by the government on the topic.

9. WHO SAYS HE PAID STORMY DANIELS

Trump's personal attorney Michael Cohen says he paid $130,000 out of his own pocket to the porn actress who allegedly had a sexual relationship with Trump in 2006.

10. THIS POOCH IS TOP DOG

Flynn the bichon frise won best in show at the Westminster Kennel Club, a choice that seemed to surprise almost everyone in the crowd at Madison Square Garden.

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  • 2 dead as severe weather moves eastward through central US

    2 dead as severe weather moves eastward through central US

    Sunday, February 25 2018 3:06 AM EST2018-02-25 08:06:46 GMT
    (Liz Dufour/The Cincinnati Enquirer via AP). A view from the Central Bridge shows the flooding from the Ohio River  Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018 in Cincinnati.  Forecasters expected the Ohio River could reach levels not seen since the region's deadly 1997 f...(Liz Dufour/The Cincinnati Enquirer via AP). A view from the Central Bridge shows the flooding from the Ohio River Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018 in Cincinnati. Forecasters expected the Ohio River could reach levels not seen since the region's deadly 1997 f...
    2 dead as severe weather featuring possible tornadoes moves eastward through central US.More >>
    2 dead as severe weather featuring possible tornadoes moves eastward through central US.More >>
  • Billy Graham's body arrives at namesake library

    Billy Graham's body arrives at namesake library

    Sunday, February 25 2018 2:57 AM EST2018-02-25 07:57:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nell Redmond, File). FILE - In this Dec. 20, 2010 file photo, evangelist Billy Graham, 92, speaks during an interview at the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association headquarters in Charlotte, N.C. Graham, who died Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, at h...(AP Photo/Nell Redmond, File). FILE - In this Dec. 20, 2010 file photo, evangelist Billy Graham, 92, speaks during an interview at the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association headquarters in Charlotte, N.C. Graham, who died Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, at h...
    The Rev. Billy Graham's body will be brought to his hometown of Charlotte on Saturday as part of a procession expected to draw crowds of well-wishers.More >>
    The Rev. Billy Graham's body will be brought to his hometown of Charlotte on Saturday as part of a procession expected to draw crowds of well-wishers.More >>
  • School shooting survivors target NRA-linked companies

    School shooting survivors target NRA-linked companies

    Sunday, February 25 2018 2:56 AM EST2018-02-25 07:56:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File). FILE- This Feb. 20, 2018 file photo shows Demitri Hoth, right, asking for feedback from Bailey Feuerman, on a letter he is writing to legislators, as they and fellow student from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, ri...(AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File). FILE- This Feb. 20, 2018 file photo shows Demitri Hoth, right, asking for feedback from Bailey Feuerman, on a letter he is writing to legislators, as they and fellow student from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, ri...
    Survivors of a mass shooting at a Florida high school are seeking a boycott of companies doing business with the NRA.More >>
    Survivors of a mass shooting at a Florida high school are seeking a boycott of companies doing business with the NRA.More >>
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