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US beats Russia 8-3 to reach world hockey semis

HELSINKI (AP) - Paul Stastny of the Colorado Avalanche had two goals and two assists...penalty shot rule, that's for sure."In the second quarterfinal in Helsinki, Finland beat Slovakia 4-3. Petri Kontiola scored twice and assisted...
Amid Europe's migrant tensions, kindness arises too moves to the official prime minister's residence in Helsinki.Pope Francis' call for help resonated with Polish priest...Barry in Milan, Elaine Ganley in Calais, Matti Huuhtanen in Helsinki and Karel Janicek in Prague contributed to this report.
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Hungary bars migrants from trains; smugglers wait

...coordinator for a Budapest-based rights group called the Hungarian Helsinki Committee, told The Associated Press. "By not allowing them...matter what barriers are put in their way," said Gyulai of the Helsinki rights committee. "This just makes them wait and suffer and...
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Today In Sports History for Aug. 7

...marathon in the first world track and field championships at Helsinki, Finland.1985 - Commissioner Peter Ueberroth announces the...the 100 meters at the world track and field championships, Helsinki, Finland. Gatlin wins in 9.88 seconds, 17-hundredths...
Today In Sports History for July 24 and July 25

...being disqualified when officials help him across the line.1931 - Paavo Nurmi sets the world record at 2 miles in a meet at Helsinki, Finland, with a time of 8:59.6.1960 - Jay Hebert beats Jim Ferrier by one stroke to win the PGA golf tournament...
Today In Sports History for July 26

...11th round at Yankee Stadium to retain the world heavyweight title.1952 - Bob Mathias wins his second Olympic decathlon in Helsinki, Finland.1955 - Doug Ford defeats Cary Middlecoff 4 and 3 in the final round to capture the PGA title.1981 - Pat Bradley...
Talks with skeptical creditors resume

...Last week, the International Monetary Fund said a restructuring was necessary for Greece.___Menelaos Hadjicostis and Raf Casert in Brussels contributed to this story. Matti Huuhtanen in Helsinki, Finland contributed to this story.
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World track championships coming to U.S.

...held every two years since 1991, the third edition of the competition. The first world championships were held in 1983 in Helsinki, Finland, followed by Rome in 1987.The 2015 competition will be held in Beijing, followed by London in 2017 and Doha...
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Shell seeks order to remove protesters from rig

...Discoverer while it was in port in New Zealand. Greenpeace activists a month later boarded two Shell-leased ice-breakers in Helsinki, Finland.Shell later obtained a federal court injunction in Anchorage that ordered Greenpeace USA to stay away from its...
Greenpeace boards Arctic offshore drill rig in Pacific

...Lawless later pleaded guilty to trespassing.In March 2012, Greenpeace activists boarded two Shell-leased ice-breakers in Helsinki, Finland. Greenpeace said Shell leased the icebreakers for support of Arctic offshore drilling.Shell later obtained a U...


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