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Mutko says Russia's Olympic athletes will be young, clean

Mutko says Russia's Olympic athletes will be young, clean

MOSCOW — A new generation of young, talented and, above all, clean Russian athletes will compete at next month's Pyeongchang Olympics, according to Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Mutko.

Companies plan European network of car charging stations

FRANKFURT — Two companies plan a network of fast-charging stations for battery-powered cars in Europe that they say will help drivers of electric vehicles travel in and among the region's main cities.
Disgraced ex-doctor to hear yet more victims' testimonies

Disgraced ex-doctor to hear yet more victims' testimonies

LANSING, Mich. — More young women and girls who say they were assaulted by a Michigan sports doctor are due in court for a fifth day to make victim statements before he is sentenced.
Rohingya Muslim refugee return to Myanmar likely delayed

Rohingya Muslim refugee return to Myanmar likely delayed

DHAKA, Bangladesh — The gradual repatriation of more than 680,000 Rohingya Muslim refugees back to Myanmar from Bangladesh, scheduled to begin Tuesday, has been delayed amid widespread fears that they are being forced to return, Bangladesh said Monda
German nurse charged with 97 more murders at hospitals

German nurse charged with 97 more murders at hospitals

BERLIN — A German nurse who is already serving a life sentence for two murders has been charged with killing 97 more patients over several years at two hospitals in northwestern Germany, prosecutors said Monday.
Bombing at market in southern Thailand kills 3, injures 18

Bombing at market in southern Thailand kills 3, injures 18

BANGKOK — A motorcycle bomb exploded at a market Monday morning in southern Thailand, killing three people and injuring 18, police said.

France's Sanofi buys US hemophilia specialist Bioverativ

PARIS — France-based drugmaker Sanofi is buying U.S. hemophilia specialist Bioverativ for $11.6 billion in a deal that Sanofi says will boost its profile for fighting rare diseases.
Focus shifts to executions in Japan's 1995 sarin gas attack

Focus shifts to executions in Japan's 1995 sarin gas attack

TOKYO — More than two decades after poison gas attacks in Tokyo's subways killed 13, the stage has shifted to the execution of 13 people convicted in the crime.

Video of swarming rats worries Paris, amid flooding worries

PARIS — Rats are increasingly scrambling from Paris sewers to the surface — and city officials and rat-catchers are scrambling for ways to get rid of them.
With a lighter touch, SAG Awards follows a familiar script

With a lighter touch, SAG Awards follows a familiar script

LOS ANGELES — With a still undetermined awards race and an industry undergoing tectonic shifts with the Me Too and Time's Up movements, awards shows have become canaries in the coal mine.