News U.S. women end drought with shootout win over Canada 2018-02-22T04:04:50.000000000-05:00 GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson scored the winner in the shootout as the United States beat Canada 3-2 on Thursday to win their first gold medal in women's Olympic ice hockey since 1998 and snap a streak of four consecutive golds for their arch-rivals. Russian curling medalist guilty of doping violation, says CAS 2018-02-22T03:49:06.000000000-05:00 PYEONGCHANG/MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Olympic curler Alexander Krushelnitsky has been found guilty of an anti-doping violation after testing positive for the banned substance meldonium, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said on Thursday. Distrust of unions, and GM, hangs over South Korean efforts to stem job losses 2018-02-22T03:15:33.000000000-05:00 SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean President Moon Jae-in is in a bind. Explosive device thrown at U.S. embassy building in Montenegro 2018-02-22T02:47:44.000000000-05:00 PODGORICA (Reuters) - An unknown person threw an explosive device, probably a hand grenade, at the United States embassy building in Podgorica, the capital of Montenegro, before blowing himself up, the government said on Thursday. U.S. students protest over gun laws, Trump considers arming teachers 2018-02-22T02:47:33.000000000-05:00 WASHINGTON/TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Reuters) - Students galvanized by the deadly mass shooting at a Florida high school confronted lawmakers on Wednesday with demands to restrict sales of assault rifles, while President Donald Trump suggested arming teachers as a way to stop more U.S. rampages. Twitter bars tactics used by 'bots' to spread false stories 2018-02-22T02:43:44.000000000-05:00 SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Twitter Inc said on Wednesday it would no longer allow people to post identical messages from multiple accounts, cracking down on a tactic that Russian agents and others have allegedly used to make tweets or topics go viral. U.S. women beat Canada in shootout to claim first gold since 1998 2018-02-22T02:41:18.000000000-05:00 GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson scored the winner in the shootout as the United States beat Canada 3-2 on Thursday to win their first gold medal in women's Olympic ice hockey since 1998 and snap a streak of four consecutive golds for their arch-rivals. North Korea's closing Olympics delegation includes man blamed for deadly ship sinking 2018-02-22T01:50:24.000000000-05:00 SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea will send another high-level delegation to South Korea for the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics closing ceremony, officials said on Thursday, including the man blamed for the 2010 sinking of a South Korean navy ship that killed 46 sailors. Seed firms scramble to stop a 'cancer' in Canada's cash crop 2018-02-22T01:29:40.000000000-05:00 WINNIPEG, Manitoba (Reuters) - Inside a laboratory in Winnipeg, Manitoba, a Monsanto Co research technician uses tweezers to transfer pollen from one canola plant to another, a small step toward creating a new breed of the vegetable oil-producing crop. How General Electric gambled on fossil fuel power, and lost 2018-02-22T01:19:54.000000000-05:00 NEW YORK (Reuters) - Last March, executives at General Electric Co's power-plant business gave Wall Street a surprisingly bullish forecast for the year. Despite flat demand for new natural gas power plants, they said, GE Power's revenue and profit would rise.