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FILE - In this Friday, Aug. 19, 2016 file photo, players from Britain pose with their gold medals following the medals ceremony for the women's field hockey competition at 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Britain are playing in the 2020 FIH Pro League competition as main preparation for defending their titles in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla, file)

Pro League tests field hockey's best ahead of Tokyo Olympics

Jan. 24, 2020 11:47 AM EST

GENEVA (AP) — The United States women's season-opening Pro League field hockey game against the Netherlands in North Carolina on Friday was canceled after the death of team manager Larry Amar. Amar, who died this week, was the captain the U.S. men's field hockey team at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics. He joined...

President Vladimir Putin attends a wreath laying commemoration ceremony for the 77th anniversary since the Leningrad siege was lifted during the World War Two at the Boundary Stone monument, around 50 kilometers east of St.Petersburg, Russia, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020. (Alexei Danichev, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)

Russia's Putin says he opposes unlimited presidential term

Jan. 18, 2020 11:40 AM EST

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin said Saturday that he opposes the idea of an unlimited term in office for the country's leader like the system that existed in the Soviet Union. Putin's comment at a meeting with World War II veterans in St. Petersburg came days after he called for...