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First woman to officially run Boston Marathon finishes race again at 70

Several area runners have accomplished the daunting task of finishing the Boston Marathon. She also won the New York City Marathon in 1974. "The crowd got me through the finish line", he said. Fello...

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Britain's prime minister aims to hold early elections in June

Britain's prime minister aims to hold early elections in June

The Conservative party now holds a small majority in the House of Commons, with 330 of its 650 seats . The breaking news also included UK's decision to re-schedule the election, meant to take place...

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Trump admin declines to brand China a currency manipulator

The opposition Democratic Party leaders slammed Trump administration for going back on its poll promise. "Why would I call China a currency manipulator when they are working with us on the North Kor...

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Cotton booed for defending Trump on tax returns

Cotton booed for defending Trump on tax returns

Republican Sen. Tom Cotton of Arkansas tried to defend Donald Trump's refusal to release his tax returns - even though an audit wouldn't prevent him from doing so - and an angry crowd of town hall att...

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President Trump goes after leading Democrat in Georgia race

President Trump goes after leading Democrat in Georgia race

CORDES: Tomorrow's election is what's known as a "jungle primary" where all the Democrats and Republicans faceoff against each other. If Ossoff were to win today, Democrats and their media adjunct won...

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Thomas Tuchel: Dortmund emotionally ready to face Monaco in Champions League

Three explosions rocked the Borussia coach on its way to the stadium last Tuesday and left the team's Spanish defender Marc Bartra with a fractured arm. We know it will be very hard, but we are conf...

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North Korean official vows frequent missile tests as tensions escalate

On Monday, Pence traveled to the tense Demilitarized Zone dividing North and South Korea, where he warned North Korea's leaders that after years of testing the US and South Korea with its nuclear ambi...

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Trump team talks more possible Syria attacks, Russia's role

Lawmakers from both the Democratic and Republican parties were supportive of Trump's decision to attack the Syrian air base, but some Republican senators said they were concerned about the lack of pol...

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North Korea´s failed missile launch a `provocation´, says Mike Pence

North Korea´s failed missile launch a `provocation´, says Mike Pence

President Donald Trump is asserting that China is working with the United States on "the North Korea problem". That missile launch, which also came from near the port city of Sinpo, prompted a terse...

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Iranian president calls for probe of chemical attack in Syria

Iranian president calls for probe of chemical attack in Syria

Rights monitors warned, however, that Syrian jets were already flying sorties from the base again as night fell Friday. "However, because of our attack on Syria , this investigation may now not even ...

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Fallon: Russia responsible for 'every death' in Syria gas attack

Fallon: Russia responsible for 'every death' in Syria gas attack

The Trump administration had seemed ambivalent over whether it would push for regime change in Syria . Earlier on Saturday, British foreign secretary Boris Johnson pulled out of a planned visit ...

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Easter Bunny and Egg Hunts at Pier Village

Easter Bunny and Egg Hunts at Pier Village

Eggs were hidden in the playground and many other spots during the 70th annual Easter Egg Hunt at Allen Park on Saturday in Jamestown. Jacelyn Land, 3, and her sister, Jada, 14 months, find eggs d...

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Pence in Japan, discusses N. Korea, economic ties

Previous presidents have repeatedly left all options on the table while trying to enlist China's help to pressure North Korea to pursue diplomatic solutions. The new forum for trade talks was launched...

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Gorsuch era on United States high court begins with his first three cases

Gorsuch era on United States high court begins with his first three cases

Court of Appeals or if those cases can be heard in a lower district court on appeal. But the newest justice was not shy. Last week, however, the justices asked parties to address a new development i...

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North Korea launches missile despite USA tensions

Analysts had already predicted that a major new missile launch could be imminent, after US President Donald Trump vowed to "properly deal with North Korea ", if the Chinese was unable to rein in its ...

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Theresa May Calls Snap UK Elections for June 8

Theresa May Calls Snap UK Elections for June 8

The British currency, which had weakened before the announcement, was up by more than a cent against the dollar. The UK midcaps index, which comprises more domestically focused firms, fell 1.1 perce...

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North Korea: US is creating a situation for nuclear war

Deputy UN ambassador Mr Kim said North Korea's policy was shaped by the Trump administration's push for "high-intensity sanctions" against the country, deploying tactical nuclear weapons in South Ko...

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More than 8000 refugees rescued in just three days

More than 8000 refugees rescued in just three days

Migrants on a rubber dinghy await rescue by MOAS off the Libyan coast. On Wednesday, a 10-year-old girl and two adults died when their boat capsized while trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea. Betw...

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Theresa May's Election Opportunity

The Prime Minister has announced a snap general election on June 8. The British pound has risen strongly after Prime Minister Theresa May called for an early general election in June. The House of...

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Pence visits Tokyo to reaffirm security ties as N. Korea tensions rise

Pence visits Tokyo to reaffirm security ties as N. Korea tensions rise

Both Pence and Hwang repeated their support for THAAD as a way to protect against North Korean missile strikes. Vice President Mike Pence is in South Korea as part of his trip to Asia. is planning a...

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9-year-old injured in San Bernardino elementary school shooting 'recovering well'

9-year-old injured in San Bernardino elementary school shooting 'recovering well'

According to reports, Anderson went to the school intent on harming Smith and in the process killed eight-year-old student Jonathan Martinez and injured nine-year-old Nolan Brandy . He didn't provide...

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Trump records robocall in Georgia congressional race

And while strategists in both parties say the most likely outcome is a June runoff after Tuesday's election, no one's ruling out an outright win for him in the heavily Republican district - and that w...

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You can help name April the giraffe's calf

You can help name April the giraffe's calf

In response to the suspicion around the legitimacy of April's pregnancy, Jordan Patch, owner of the Animal Adventure Park Zoo, told WGN News they never had any doubts that she was indeed expecting a b...

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Judge Sheila Abdus-Salaam found dead in Hudson River, NYPD says

EDT on Wednesday, according to police reports . Officials said the body showed no signs of apparent trauma or injuries. The investigation indicates that Abdus-Salaam had been stressed recently at...

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Carter Page Feels Like a Warning Shot

Judges on the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, which review FISA warrant submissions, approve virtually all applications. It's also far from clear that Page ever called Trump during the peri...

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May's vote call a

May's vote call a "Hitchcock" twist to Brexit story - EU's Tusk

Preben Aamann, spokesman for Council president Donald Tusk said: "The UK elections do not change our European Union 27 plans". The government needs a two-thirds majority in Parliament to formally ca...

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US housing starts fell in March; still stronger than in 2016

US housing starts fell in March; still stronger than in 2016

Underlying fundamentals, including an incredibly lean supply of existing homes for sale in many markets and continued improvement in the labor market, support continued strength in home builders' co...

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Rouhani's main rival registers to run in Iranian presidential election

The applicants will then be vetted by the Guardian Council to receive approval. "I do not think it has a message for Iran", said Ahmadinejad of the U.S. In 2016, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khame...

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Libya fishermen find 28 dead migrants in boat offshore

Libya fishermen find 28 dead migrants in boat offshore

Almost 9,000 mainly African migrants were rescued in the Mediterranean this past long weekend, after setting out from Libya on unseaworthy boats to try to reach southern Italy and a gateway to Europ...

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Spicer says Trump is

Spicer says Trump is "still under audit"

Marchers felt that the American people had a right to know what financial entanglements and conflicts of interest our leaders have, and particularly how Trump and his family are personally profiting f...

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Serial Manhattan Bank Robbery Suspect In Custody, Police Say

Serial Manhattan Bank Robbery Suspect In Custody, Police Say

Police were waiting to arrest him when they said he returned to the United Nations after an attempted robbery. Shuaibu's been charged with two counts of robbery and two counts of attempted robbery f...

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North Korea 'will test missiles weekly' - Officials say

North Korea 'will test missiles weekly' - Officials say

Yet North Korea has continued to paint the U.S.as the aggressor. In Moscow, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, speaking to reporters Monday evening, said he hopes "there will be no unilateral a...

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China to hold Belt and Road Forum in May

China to hold Belt and Road Forum in May

The 28 top leaders who have so far indicated their willingness to attend include those from Belarus, Czech Republic, Hungary, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Russia, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey a...

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Interest in where and when Trump may attend church services

I think that we recognize that there's a privacy aspect to allowing citizens to come express their views, and that's why we maintain the same policy that every other administration did coming up here ...

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Family and friends hold vigil for Cleveland shooting victim

That's why he is shooting people and he won't stop until his mother or girlfriend tell him to stop". Robert Godwin, 74, was killed Sunday while walking down the sidewalk on a Cleveland street. "In t...

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