Director Martin McDonagh, from left, producer Peter Czernin, actors Sam Rockwell, Frances McDormand and producer Graham Broadbent pose for photographers backstage with their Best Film awards for 'Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri' at the BAFTA 2018 Awards in London, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. (Photo by Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP)
February 18, 2018 - 5:18 pm
LONDON (AP) — Ferocious female-led tragicomedy "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" was the big winner Sunday at the British Academy Film Awards in London, where women demanding an end to harassment, abuse and inequality dominated the ceremony. Martin McDonagh's film about a bereaved mother...
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In this Feb. 14, 2018, photo, Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., speaks to Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Summit, on Capitol Hill, in Washington. Duckworth doesn't blend in, and that's the way she likes it. The decorated Iraqi War veteran who lost both legs when her helicopter was shot down is an Asian-American woman in the mostly-white, mostly-male and very fusty Senate. And now, with a baby due in April, the Illinois Democrat will be the first senator to give birth while in office. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
February 18, 2018 - 5:17 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Breaking down barriers is nothing new for Sen. Tammy Duckworth, and that's the way she likes it. The decorated Iraq War veteran who lost both legs when her helicopter was shot down is an Asian-American woman in the mostly white, mostly male and very fusty Senate. And now, with a...
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President Donald Trump gestures as he walks as he leaves the White House, Friday, Feb. 16, 2018, in Washington, for a trip to his private Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
February 18, 2018 - 5:07 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's Twitter cannon roared over the weekend as the latest turn in the Russia investigation seemingly placed him on the defensive. He denied he had ever absolved Russia of meddling in the 2016 U.S. election, despite his plentiful record of voicing doubts on that...
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Dale Earnhardt Jr. answers a question from the media during a news conference before the NASCAR Daytona 500 Cup series auto race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla., Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Terry Renna)
February 18, 2018 - 4:54 pm
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. made peace with Daytona International Speedway long ago. Seventeen years after his dad's death, Earnhardt had only positive vibes Sunday at the famed racetrack where his father died. Dale Earnhardt was killed in a last-lap crash in the 2001 Daytona 500...
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North Carolina's Taylor Koenen guards Louisville's Asia Durr during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Chapel Hill, N.C., Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
February 18, 2018 - 4:49 pm
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Asia Durr scored 19 points to help No. 4 Louisville rally past North Carolina 67-57 on Sunday. Arica Carter added 14 points for the Cardinals (27-2, 13-1 Atlantic Coast Conference), who finished 8-0 on the road in conference play for the second time in four years. Durr made...
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February 18, 2018 - 4:44 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina prison officials say they'll institute a new policy for pregnant inmates after receiving complaints that two women were restrained during delivery. The News & Observer of Raleigh reports that the policy now allows a prisoner to be restrained while in...
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Clemson's Gabe DeVoe tries to maintain control of the ball while defended by Duke's Jordan Goldwire during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018, in Clemson, S.C. (AP Photo/Richard Shiro)
February 18, 2018 - 4:41 pm
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski has gotten more than he's expected out of the Blue Devils the past couple of weeks with Marvin Bagley III out. And he's certain it will pay dividends down the stretch once Duke's leading scorer and rebounder returns. Gary Trent Jr. hit three foul...
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February 18, 2018 - 4:39 pm
ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — Josh Ferguson had 13 points and 13 rebounds to lead a balanced attack and Winthrop defeated Longwood 79-64 on Sunday to set up a Big South showdown with UNC Asheville next week. Ferguson had a dunk to cap an 11-0 run early in the second half that put the Eagles ahead 43-30...
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February 18, 2018 - 4:36 pm
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Hundreds of hardy Penn State students have raised more than $10 million for pediatric cancer patients in the annual 46-hour dance marathon known as Thon. The $10,151,663.93 total was announced Sunday afternoon at the conclusion of the Penn State Interfraternity Council/...
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February 18, 2018 - 4:33 pm
LONDON (AP) — Winners of the 2018 British Academy Film Awards, presented Sunday: Film — "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" British Film — "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" Director — Guillermo del Toro, "The Shape of Water" Actor — Gary Oldman, "Darkest Hour" Actress — Frances...
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