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Annual electronics show introduces the latest amazing, useful and wacky devices

It almost seemed like holiday season again last week in Las Vegas, where companies introduced gee-whiz products that could include gifts of the future – as well as home appliances and vehicles designed to simplify our lives. The setting was a fo...

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The International Olympic Committee is considering South Korea's proposal of a unified Korean hockey team competing in the Winter Olympics. North Korea agreed last week to send its athletes to next month’s games in South Korea. North and South Korean athletes have never jointly competed in the Olympics, but the nations’ delegations haved marched together under a flag of of a unified Korea during opening ceremonies in 2000, 2004 and 2006.

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This week's word in the news: TONY


Marked by an aristocratic or high-toned manner or style.

The mudslides ravaged the tony community, destroying at least 65 homes and damaging more than 460 others, officials said.
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