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Father who forgave son for family's murder asks Texas to spare his life
AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - A Texas man who survived a deadly domestic attack hatched by his son is pushing the state to grant clemency to the condemned man, although it has never spared a death row inmate solely at the formal request of the victim's family.
Film at Berlin fest examines how Islamic State jihadists recruit European brides
BERLIN, Feb 18 (Reuters) - A movie at the Berlin film festival that looks at how Islamic State fighters recruit young European women online highlights the dangers of using the internet, the actress in the starring role told Reuters.
RPT-Republicans face first test of tax cuts' power to sway voters
WASHINGTON, Penn. Feb 18 (Reuters) - Mark Marran, an operations manager for a Fortune 500 company, voted for Donald Trump. Two weeks ago he noticed an extra $100 in his bimonthly pay check, courtesy of sweeping tax cuts passed by the Republican Congress late last year.
Olympics-Speed skating-S Koreans, Dutch reach men's team pursuit semis
GANGNEUNG, South Korea, Feb 18 (Reuters) - Hosts South Korea posted the fastest time in the quarter-finals of the men's team pursuit at the Gangneung Oval on Sunday, ahead of the Netherlands, Norway and New Zealand.
Olympics-Quotes from the Pyeongchang Winter Games on day nine
Feb 18 (Reuters) - Following are some memorable quotes from the Pyeongchang Olympics on Sunday:
Olympics-ANALYSIS-Tarnished? Olympic brand mints money like never before
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea Feb 18 (Reuters) - A long-running Russian doping scandal. Corruption scams. Major cities say 'no' to staging the Olympics Games.
Software may have helped Daimler pass U.S. emissions tests: report
BERLIN (Reuters) - U.S. investigators probing Mercedes maker Daimler
have found that its cars were equipped with software which may have help them to pass diesel emissions tests, a German newspaper reported on Sunday, citing confidential documents.
India's City Union Bank CEO says suffered cyber hack via SWIFT system
MUMBAI (Reuters) - India's City Union Bank
said on Sunday that "cyber criminals" had hacked its systems and transferred nearly $2 million through three unauthorized remittances to lenders overseas via the SWIFT financial platform.
UPDATE 1-Olympics-Alpine skiing-American Ligety says finished in Pyeongchang
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea, Feb 18 (Reuters) - Two-time Olympic gold medalist Ted Ligety has said he is unlikely to compete in any of the remaining races in Pyeongchang following a disappointing showing in Sunday's giant slalom.
Olympics-Freestyle skiing-Goepper savors silver success after battling depression and alcohol abuse
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea, Feb 18 (Reuters) - Freestyle silver medallist Nick Goepper plans to savor his second taste of Olympic success after a struggle to cope with media attention following the Sochi Games four years ago plunged him into a downward spiral of alcohol abuse and depression.
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