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India floods, El Salvador Fireball Festival, Van Gogh museum sunflower labyrinth | Sept. 1

India floods, El Salvador Fireball Festival, Van Gogh museum sunflower labyrinth | Sept. 1

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The day in photos around the world.

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Sochi Olympics Day 16: Canada defeats US 1-0 to move on to gold medal game

Sochi Olympics Day 16: Canada defeats US 1-0 to move on to gold medal game

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Canada defeats US men’s hockey team to face Sweden in the gold medal game with a lone goal from Jamie Benn, the scent of scandal lingered over the Sochi Olympics on Friday after contentious judging favored an unfancied Russian over South Korea’s Kim Yuna in the women’s figure skating contest, US Speedskating and Under Armour announced an eight-year contract renewal through the 2022 Olympics on Friday morning and more.

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Sochi Olympics Day 14: Injury ends games for Bode Miller; US men’s hockey beats Czech Republic, will face Canada

Sochi Olympics Day 14: Injury ends games for Bode Miller; US men’s hockey beats Czech Republic, will face Canada

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Russia was eliminated in men’s hockey after Finland defeats them 3-1 in the quarterfinals, Ted Ligety of US won Olympic gold in men’s giant slalom, US skier Bode Miller says he will not race in this week’s slalom after tweaking his already-injured knee, but will race the rest of the World Cup season, and more.

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Sochi Olympics Day 13: Mikaela Shiffrin falls short in giant slalom, US lead after 1st day of women’s bobsled

Sochi Olympics Day 13: Mikaela Shiffrin falls short in giant slalom, US lead after 1st day of women’s bobsled

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Americans Elana Meyers, Lauryn Williams hold lead after 1st day of women’s bobsled, Lolo Jones officially becomes 10th American to compete in different sports at the Summer and Winter Olympics as she competes in heat 1 of women’s bobsled runs, Anze Kopitar, Slovenia advance to Olympic men’s hockey quarterfinals, two members of Pussy Riot were detained and released and more.

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Sochi Olympics Day 12: Meryl Davis and Charlie White win ice dancing gold; U.S. advances to women’s hockey gold-medal game

Sochi Olympics Day 12: Meryl Davis and Charlie White win ice dancing gold; U.S. advances to women’s hockey gold-medal game

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The United States women’s ice hockey team will advance to the gold-medal game after defeating Sweden, 6-1 in a semifinal match.

Meanwhile, a heavy fog has forced the postponement of the Olympic men’s snowboard cross race and a second delay in the men’s 15-kilometer mass-start biathlon race. Both events are now slated for Tuesday.

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