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Obama sends signal to Russia, appointing Billie Jean King and Caitlin Cahow to Olympic delegation

President Barack Obama Tuesday named two openly gay sports stars to his delegation to the Winter Olympics, sending a pointed message of diversity to Russia amid a furor over its law targeting homosexuals. Obama chose tennis legend Billie Jean King and women’s ice hockey silver medalist Caitlin Cahow for the…