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Lindsey Vonn breaks down in interview after winning bronze in her last race in her signature Olympic event

NBC Olympics/Twitter Lindsey Vonn won bronze in what was likely her last Olympic downhill race on Wednesday. Afterward, Vonn got choked up while discussing her late grandfather and her career. Vonn, who will compete in the Alpine combined on Friday, call


Bitcoin Price Rises After South Korea Announces Support For Cryptocurrency Transactions

The price of bitcoin and other popular cryptocurrencies made further gains Tuesday, the rally driven in part by an announcement from South Korea that said the country would support “normal transactions” of virtual currencies. Bitcoin, the most well-kn


Hearing yet to be set in Russian medalist doping case: CAS

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - A hearing in the case of Russian curler Alexander Krushelnitsky, who tested positive for the banned substance meldonium, was yet to be scheduled, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said on Wednesday.


Mike Pence was supposed to meet secretly with North Korean leaders in South Korea

The Vice President's office said the North Koreans were using the Olympics for a propaganda photo op


Curling: Stunned Canada out of women's competition

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - World and defending Olympic champions Canada, the most dominant force in women's curling, were knocked out at the preliminary stage after losing to Britain on Wednesday in one of the biggest shocks of the Pyeongchang Gam


North Korean skater disqualified after falling in Olympic pre-heat

An Olympic pre-heat on Tuesday likely didn’t go as planned for North Korean speed skater Jong Kwang Bom, who crashed onto the ice twice and was ultimately disqualified for pushing a competitor.


Alpine skiing: Goggia holds lead in women's downhill after top 20

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Italy's Sofia Goggia was leading the Olympic women's downhill with a time of one minute, 39.22 seconds after the first 20 skiers had completed the run at the Jeongseon Alpine center on Wednesday.


North Korea Pulls Out of Pence Meeting at Last Minute

North Korea canceled a secretly planned meeting with Vice President Mike Pence during his trip to the Winter Olympics in South Korea this month, a session that would have amounted to the highest-level visit between the U.S. and North Korea in years.


Aberdeen first city in Scotland to get full fibre broadband

The new network will provide gigabit internet speeds to nearly every home and business in the city.


Scottish budget to get final approval at Holyrood

The Scottish government's tax and spending plans for the next year are expected to pass their final parliamentary hurdle.

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