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Putin gives pilot who landed in cornfield Russia's top medal

Putin gives pilot who landed in cornfield Russia's top medalRussian President Vladimir Putin on Friday awarded the nation’s highest medal, the Hero of Russia, to the pilot who managed to smoothly land his disabled passenger plane in a cornfield after a flock of birds hit both engines and knocked them out. The experienced captain, 41-year-old Damir Yusupov, said Friday that a quick landing was his only chance and he was not afraid of handling it. Putin also awarded the Hero of Russia to the plane’s second pilot, 23-year-old Georgy Murzin and bestowed other top awards on the plane’s cabin crew.



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General Mills recalls bags of Gold Medal flour over salmonella concerns

General Mills recalls bags of Gold Medal flour over salmonella concernsGeneral Mills is recalling 5-pound bags of Gold Medal Unbleached Flour. Only those with a better-if-used-by date of April 20, 2020, are affected.



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'You Were Busy': Trump Marvels At Antonin Scalia's Large Brood At Medal Ceremony

'You Were Busy': Trump Marvels At Antonin Scalia's Large Brood At Medal CeremonyEditor's Note: We'd like to remind readers that they are choosing to read this



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Trump awards Medal of Honor to Navy SEAL in Afghan assault

Trump awards Medal of Honor to Navy SEAL in Afghan assaultWASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday inducted a new member into "the world's most exclusive club of heroes" by awarding a Medal of Honor to a Navy SEAL who led a daring assault and rescue mission on a snowy Afghanistan mountaintop in 2002.



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Ice dancing pair overcomes costume issue, nabs the silver medal

Ice dancing pair overcomes costume issue, nabs the silver medalIce dancing pair Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron brought home a silver medal for France, despite an unexpected setback during Monday's short program.  At the start of the pair's short dance performance at the Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Papadakis suffered a costume issue when a clasp at the nape of her neck came undone, forcing her to balance holding her top in place with skating a difficult program. SEE ALSO: How to calm your nerves while watching the Olympics Papadakis and Cizeron perform their short dance program on Monday in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Early in the performance, Papadakis experienced an unexpected setback when a clasp on her costume came undone.Image: Getty ImagesNBC Sports has video of the challenging performance here. During a presser after the performance, Papadakis addressed the incident.  But on Tuesday in Pyeongchang, Papadakis and Cizeron managed to secure the silver medal after an excellent free dance performance. The couple came in second behind Canada's Scott Moir and Tessa Virtue, the maybe-couple of everyone's Olympic dreams. As the
Associated Press reported, Papadakis wasn't the first skater to experience a costume issue at this year's Winter Games. Yura Min of South Korea also had an issue with a clasp during a performance earlier this week. WATCH: This is how Margot Robbie looked like a master figure skater on 'I, Tonya'



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Army Awards Heroism Medal To 3 Junior ROTC Cadets Killed In Florida Shooting

Army Awards Heroism Medal To 3 Junior ROTC Cadets Killed In Florida ShootingThree Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps cadets killed during last week’s mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida have been awarded the Medal of Heroism by the U.S. Army.



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Shaun White apologizes for letting American flag drag on ground following gold medal win

Shaun White apologizes for letting American flag drag on ground following gold medal winShaun White has apologized after footage of him dragging the American flag through the snow after his stunning victory in the men's halfpipe sparked outrage on Twitter.



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Chloe Kim’s Dad Celebrates The ‘American Dream’ After 17-Year-Old’s Gold Medal Win

Chloe Kim’s Dad Celebrates The ‘American Dream’ After 17-Year-Old’s Gold Medal WinThe father of U.S. snowboarding sensation Chloe Kim had a message for reporters after her spectacular Olympic gold medal win on Tuesday.



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Flashback 1997: Bob Dole cracks jokes during White House medal ceremony

Flashback 1997: Bob Dole cracks jokes during White House medal ceremonyIn 1997, Former Sen. Bob Dole (R-Kan.) was invited to the White House and joked about having lost the presidency. Ten years later, Tim Russert asked him about the joke on Meet the Press



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Olympic Weightlifter To Sell Gold Medal For Iran's Earthquake Victims

Olympic Weightlifter To Sell Gold Medal For Iran's Earthquake VictimsOlympic gold medalist Kianoush Rostami of Iran is auctioning off his prestigious medal to raise money for the victims of Sunday’s catastrophic earthquake on the Iran-Iraq border, which has left at least 530 people dead and thousands injured.



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