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OIympic ski medalist Hudec to transfer from Canada to Czechs


Associated Press

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) -- The Canadian Alpine ski team says Olympic bronze medalist Jan Hudec has switched to the Czech Republic team. The Czech-born Hudec has...full story
updated 2016-05-30 10:42 PM
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OIympic ski medalist Hudec to transfer from Canada to Czechs

Associated Press

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) -- The Canadian Alpine ski team says Olympic bronze medalist Jan Hudec has switched to the Czech Republic team. The Czech-born Hudec has....Fullstory

2016-05-30 10:42 PM

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Mexican soccer player Alan Pulido rescued after kidnapping

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By The Associated Press
Associated Press

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By The Associated Press
Associated Press

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Associated Press

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2016-05-30 06:22 AM

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2016-05-30 07:01 PM

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Associated Press

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2016-05-30 07:01 PM

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Associated Press

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2016-05-30 02:42 PM

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Monaco Grand Prix Results
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

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2016-05-30 06:22 AM

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