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121st Boston Marathon is Meb Keflezighi's last, Galen Rupp's first

121st Boston Marathon is Meb Keflezighi's last, Galen Rupp's first

Six years later, Sanchez finished the Boston Marathon, running with an American flag. On the women's side, Edna Kiplagat won her first race with a time of 2:21:52, beating her nearest opponent b...

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Theresa May: No change in Gibraltar without people's consent

Theresa May met with Donald Tusk in Downing Street, with this the first meeting between them since the triggering of article 50 last month. The debate in the European Parliament in Strasbourg focuse...

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Trump congratulates Erdogan after contentious win

Trump congratulates Erdogan after contentious win

Decrying a "crusader mentality", Erdogan told a crowd of his supporters that the global monitors should "know their place", according to Reuters . The result laid bare the deep divide between the...

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Tillerson Meets Putin; Visit Polite But Major Differences Remain

President Vladimir Putin said ties between Russian Federation and the United States appear to have deteriorated under Donald Trump in an interview released Wednesday as the countries' top diplomats me...

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Fugitive Veracruz ex governor Javier Duarte detained in Guatemala

Duarte, who has denied any wrongdoing, faces prosecution for embezzlement and organized crime in Mexico and his successor as governor, Miguel Angel Yunes, has accused him of siphoning off billions of ...

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US, Mexico and Canada Announce Joint Bid For 2026 World

That could rule out the Rose Bowl-the host of the last U.S. World Cup final in 1994-as a final site. In January, FIFA announced it would expand the World Cup from 32 to 48 teams starting in 2026...

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BJP President Amit Shah likely to visit Jammu this month

The intent of the party to expand into newer areas can be gauged from the fact that it is nearly after two decades that the BJP has organised a national executive meeting in Odisha. He then turned his...

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New Kansas congressman Estes plans to take office April 25

New Kansas congressman Estes plans to take office April 25

President Donald Trump, an off-year congressional election on Tuesday in the reliably Republican northern suburbs of Atlanta could spell trouble if Democratic upstart Jon Ossoff pulls off a surprise v...

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North Korea tries and fails to launch a missile

According to the adviser, the test had been expected and the USA had good intelligence both before and after the launch. The attempted missile launch comes a day after the North held a military par...

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Pot stocks sell off in wake of release of federal legislation

The government also proposed new legislation governing impaired driving that would make it illegal to drive within two hours if an illegal level of drugs is found in the blood. In anticipation of ...

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About 50 speak at Baltimore police hearing

About 50 speak at Baltimore police hearing

He also said Attorney General Jeff Sessions is concerned over whether the decree "will achieve the goals of public safety and law enforcement while at the same time protecting civil rights". A court-a...

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Main Turkish opposition to seek referendum annulment

Main Turkish opposition to seek referendum annulment

The head of the country's electoral board confirmed the win shortly after Mr Erdogan spoke and said the final results would be known in 11-12 days. Turkey voted yesterday in a referendum on granting...

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San Diego's Meb Keflezighi 13th at Boston - in Final Pro Season

In the meantime, they will continue to run and look forward to another safe and meaningful Boston marathon next year with their family, friends, and thousands of competitors. "If I quit, everybody w...

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British PM Theresa May Under Fire Over Saudi Human Rights Issue

British PM Theresa May Under Fire Over Saudi Human Rights Issue

Mrs May also announced that the United Kingdom will send military trainers to Jordan to help the country's air force in the fight against so-called Islamic State. Ahead of her trip, Mrs May denied the...

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Sean Spicer apologizes for Hitler comment

It was the second day in a row in which Spicer appeared to have trouble articulating the president's foreign policy at a critical time. "You know, you had a, you know, someone as despicable as Hitler,...

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USA warns North Korea: Don't test our resolve

On the heels of yet another North Korean missile test, Vice President Pence arrived in South Korea with a firm message . Mr Pence is today expected to discuss rising tension on the Korean peninsula ...

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US VP Pence arrives in Japan to focus on trade

In Perry's view, North Korea is more like jihadists - fanatical ideologues who are still thinking somewhat strategically. The North conducted two nuclear tests and 24 ballistic missile tests last ye...

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BJP will try to come to power in Odisha in 2019: Naidu

Though 70 percent of the country is being governed by the BJP, he warned the party cadres against being lackadaisical and exhorted them to work wresting power in Kerala, Tamil Nadu and West Bengal. "A...

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Pence, headed to Japan, turns focus to trade with key ally

Pence, headed to Japan, turns focus to trade with key ally

Pence's advisers said the vice president would make the case to Abe and Aso that the USA rejection of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, or TPP, under Trump does not signal a US withdrawal from trade and ...

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Paul Manafort registers as foreign agent for work with Russian Federation

Paul Manafort registers as foreign agent for work with Russian Federation

Maloni would not answer questions about exactly what work Manafort could disclose. "Mr. Manafort has always denied that he ever received any cash payments for his work and has consistently maintained ...

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Scrap the bridge tolls?

Horgan says, "It's one way that we're going to make life more affordable for people". The Liberals had announced over the weekend that drivers would pay no more than $500 a year on the now tolled Po...

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Australia urges respect after Turkey vote

Erdogan referred to the referendum as "the most democratic election. ever seen in any Western country" in a speech to supporters at the Presidential Palace in Ankara . "These violations contravene O...

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Gold hits five-month peak on rising geopolitical worries

Gold hits five-month peak on rising geopolitical worries

Spot silver edged up 0.1% to US$18.40 per ounce, after hitting over a five month high of US$18.649 in the prior session. The U.S. dollar retreated to 108.14 yen, its lowest since mid-November before...

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Japan PM urges N. Korea to refrain from more provocative actions

Japan PM urges N. Korea to refrain from more provocative actions

Pence's visit to the DMZ comes a day after North Korea's latest missile test failed, when the rocket exploded seconds after blast off. Abe, speaking to a parliamentary session Monday following North...

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Iran's president registers to run in May elections

Thank you! Your submission has been received! He also registered to run on Friday. Khamenei and his hardline allies have strongly criticized the slow pace of economic revival since the lifting of sa...

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Jake Tapper: Clinton's Election Loss Excuses Lack Introspection

The events surrounding the collapse of Mrs Clinton's bid for the White House last November are detailed in an upcoming book, Shattered: Inside Hillary Clinton's Doomed Election Campaign. The call wo...

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Police ID victim in Facebook livestream homicide

Police ID victim in Facebook livestream homicide

Stephens , 37, was accused of homicide Sunday in the death of Godwin, a 74-year-old OH resident who was reportedly walking home following an Easter celebration with his family. " We are shocked and...

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Kim threatens weekly missile tests as Pence arrives in Seoul

Washington , he said , was looking for security "through peaceable means, through negotiations". The day marked the 105th birthday of Kim, the grandfather of the North's leader Kim Jong-un. President...

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PM Modi to hold talks with Australian PM today

Mr Modi yesterday emphasised the need for peace in the Indian Ocean region, noting that India and Australia recognise that their future is deeply tied to peace and stability in the region. "Australia ...

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Lynn, Cardinals end 3-game losing skid, edge Pirates

Lynn, Cardinals end 3-game losing skid, edge Pirates

Ivan Nova (1-2) gave up five hits and no walks in eight innings while striking out three. He outdueled Ivan Nova, who pitched an eight-inning complete game in just 78 pitches but lost because of a ho...

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Russian Response To Strikes Disappointing, Unsurprising: Rex Tillerson

Back in September 2013, when President Barack Obama was agonizing over how to respond to a far larger Syrian gas attack, Donald Trump tweeted, "Do not attack Syria - if you do many very bad things wil...

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Pence to North Korea: 'Era of strategic patience is over'

Pence, whose father is a Korean War veteran, earlier visited the Demilitarized Zone between the Koreas, where he could see North Korean soldiers across the divide. He suggested that USA plans to d...

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Ousted S. Korean President indicted for corruption

Park is accused of colluding with her confidante at the heart of the scandal, Choi Soon Sil, who is already on trial for coercing local conglomerates into donating a total of 77.4 billion won (HK$529 ...

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Nearly 8300 asylum seekers rescued in Mediterranean

High Commissioner for Refugees spokeswoman Carlotta Sami said "rescuers worked incessantly" to save passengers seeking to reach Europe in unseaworthy boats. "We must continue to call on European gov...

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Venezuela Protests Keep Pressure on Embattled Maduro

Venezuela Protests Keep Pressure on Embattled Maduro

Protesters threw stones and petrol bombs while security officials fired tear gas and dispersed the crowds by mid-afternoon. Protesters hurling rocks clashed with police firing tear gas over the wee...

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