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Boston Marathon retires Bib 261 for women's pioneer Switzer

Granville could be seen around mile 26 carrying a woman on his shoulders, along with an American flag, so that she could cross the finish line. Hi, everybody. He screamed at me. Get the hell out of my...

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First Woman to Complete Boston Marathon Still Running 50 Years Later

Though he did not initially acknowledge the gift, Sanchez eventually decided that it was the flag he would fly in the Boston Marathon. Rupp, also running his first Boston , trailed by 21 seconds. W...

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Look up this weekend for a glimpse of Lyrid meteor shower

Look up this weekend for a glimpse of Lyrid meteor shower

What causes the Lyrid meteor shower are the interactions that follow when Earth passes through the dust left by comet C/186 G1 Thatcher. In Maine we can see at least 9 meteor showers every year. Y...

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Cuomo, Walker complain to Trump about Canada's 'protectionist' dairy trade rules

Sen. The disruption is blamed on new policies in Canada created to push out USA imports, including milk. The governors say Canada's actions could cost the USA economy hundreds of millions of dolla...

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Trump vows to solve dairy dispute with Canada

Trump on Tuesday responded to appeals for help from the dairy industry during an event in Wisconsin, where he also renewed his complaints about the North American Free Trade Agreement. The Ottawa-base...

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Trump to sign Buy American, Hire American order

Trump to sign Buy American, Hire American order

The new order would direct USA agencies to propose rules to prevent immigration fraud and abuse in the program. He was signing the directive at Snap-on Inc.in Kenosha, Wisconsin, a state he narrowly c...

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Facebook Release Statement After Gunman Kills On Facebook Live

Steve Stephens , 37, had a concealed carry license on Sunday when he recorded his fatal encounter with Robert Godwin Sr ., 74. The killing set off a region-wide manhunt as investigators tried to trac...

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Ranchers watch lone beaver herd curious cattle on Saskatchewan pasture

Ranchers watch lone beaver herd curious cattle on Saskatchewan pasture

All of the cows were herded together in one area rather than scattered throughout the pasture. "They're kind of like teenagers and I think they were following this thing around because they couldn't...

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Nigeria says capital airport reopens after runway repairs

Nigeria says capital airport reopens after runway repairs

Hadi Sirika said, a test flight from Kaduna global airport landed in Abuja on Wednesday morning. Air Peace also commended the federal government and the Minister of State for Aviation, Senator Had...

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He Kept Bags of Pills; Used Bodyguard's Name for Prescriptions

Prescription medications written to Johnson and dated April 7, 2016 were found in a suitcase with the name tag of "Peter Bravestrong, ' which singer and friend Judith Hill confirmed to investigators w...

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British PM Calls for Early Election to Help Negotiate Brexit

ET) on Tuesday following a regular meeting with her senior ministers, May's office said. He says he "welcomes the Prime Minister's decision to give the British people the chance to vote for a govern...

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Howard Stern says Sean Spicer is 'embarrassing' but 'entertaining as hell'

Shock jock Howard Stern on Wednesday ridiculed Sean Spicer over his "crazy" comparison of Adolf Hitler and Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad, insisting the blunder proves Donald Trump's White House pres...

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Frog slime contains a secret ingredient that can kill flu viruses

Frog slime contains a secret ingredient that can kill flu viruses

In a study published today in the journal Immunity , researchers caught the Indian frog Hydrophylax bahuvistara and collected their skin secretions after mildly electrocuting them. "What this pep...

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Secret Data On Hospital Inspections May Soon Become Public

Secret Data On Hospital Inspections May Soon Become Public

The rule also proposes changes for payment rates under the Inpatient Prospective Payment System, that would set the proposed increase of about 1.6 percent in operating payment rates for general acut...

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Australia scraps visa for skilled foreign workers

Australia scraps visa for skilled foreign workers

The scheme will be replaced with a two to four year Temporary Skill Shortage (TSS) initiative. While the National Farmer's Federation and Tourism Accommodation Australia welcomed the move, the Rur...

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GST Disbursement: E-Commerce Is Too Broad in Term of GST

GST Disbursement: E-Commerce Is Too Broad in Term of GST

A submission from Amazon to the inquiry said that while it supported reducing the GST threshold to zero, like eBay it did not support the proposed collection model. Currently, low-value goods - that i...

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How will the 2017 snap General Election work in practice?

How will the 2017 snap General Election work in practice?

UK Prime Minister Theresa May has called a snap general election for 8 June, taking the country by surprise. The Fixed Term Parliament Act (2011) set the date of the next election for May 2020. On...

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Manhunt For Cleveland Facebook Murder Suspect Enters 3rd Day

Manhunt For Cleveland Facebook Murder Suspect Enters 3rd Day

Cleveland police and federal partners provided no new information about Stephens' possible whereabouts almost 48 hours after 74-year-old Robert Godwin Sr. "I am just a kid from Arizona who unfortun...

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First female Boston Marathon runner does it again 50 years later

Briggs then entered himself and Switzer - who registered as K.V. Switzer - in the 1967 Boston Marathon. A race official tried to push her off the course, tearing a corner from her bib. "I was pretty a...

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Asian Americans outraged at United Airlines' passenger eviction

Asian Americans outraged at United Airlines' passenger eviction

One of the officers drags the man down the aisle as if he were a slab of beef. The scene was recorded by other passengers and posted online. Other passengers on Flight 3411 are heard saying, "Plea...

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Senate Confirms Neil Gorsuch to U.S

Senate Confirms Neil Gorsuch to U.S

Instead, a Republican president may nominate someone like Judge William Pryor from the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals, who was reportedly passed over in favor of Gorsuch in part because of his outspoke...

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Facebook | Statement and Timeline of Stephens shooting

Facebook | Statement and Timeline of Stephens shooting

The livestream of the alleged confession was flagged shortly after it ended, but the video reportedly showing a killing was not reported to Facebook until 1 p.m., the company said. He helped young p...

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North Korea will regularly test missiles

The Trump administration has labeled this policy "maximum pressure and engagement", although officials acknowledge there is no current engagement with Pyongyang. "People are right to be anxious, but i...

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Nuclear threat, Abbott snipes (again), warnings on the economy

But if they fail to do so, then the US and its allies will get the job done alone. US bond prices were mostly flat. The ICBM may be able to make it over, but it won't cause harm if it's not loaded w...

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United can end season strongly after Chelsea win, says Young

Victory lifted United to fifth place, four points below Manchester City, who occupy the fourth and final Champions League place, with a game in hand. Chelsea's defeat at Old Trafford means that ...

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Christians celebrate Easter in Lahore amid tight security

When Jesus celebrated his Last Supper, he heralded a "New Passover" where, instead of a paschal lamb, he offered his life on the Cross - freely and unconditionally given out of love for his friends, a...

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Netflix on the verge of hitting 100 million subscribers

Netflix on the verge of hitting 100 million subscribers

Netflix stock hit a 52-week high in extended trading on Monday after the video streamer's first-quarter profits and revenue beat Wall Street expectations. Hastings also addressed the issue of market s...

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Nationwide search underway for Cleveland Facebook murder suspect

Nationwide search underway for Cleveland Facebook murder suspect

Stephens visited his mother on Saturday and said her " If you see me again, it'll be a miracle ", she told CNN . In the video, which appears shaky, Stephens gets out of his vehicle and appears to r...

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Mayor Christens First Citywide Ferry Vessel Today

Mayor Christens First Citywide Ferry Vessel Today

Additional boats will be christened in the coming weeks. In celebration of the boat arrivals, Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen christened the Lunchbox by smashing a bagged bottle of champagne onto a handr...

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Trump, GOP face referendum in Georgia; Dems aim for upset

National Republicans, led by the National Republican Congressional Committee and the Super PAC Congressional Leadership Fund, have poured millions of dollars into the district, attacking Ossoff and re...

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Prince death: Documents reveal illegal pill addiction

The legendary singer's April 2016 death was deemed an accidental fentanyl overdose after autopsy results were revealed last June. According to the warrants, authorities searched his estates as well ...

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China ready to work with USA on Korean Peninsula issue

The Trump administration is focusing its strategy on tougher economic sanctions, possibly including an oil embargo, a global ban on its airline, intercepting cargo ships and punishing Chinese banks do...

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Donald Trumps welcomes 21000 to 139th Easter Egg Roll at White House

Trump greeted the crowd by saying the nation will be "stronger and bigger and better" than ever before under his leadership. Joining this year's wizened bunny were an additional bunny, sporting corp...

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Cleveland Police investigating shooting posted to Facebook

Police earlier Sunday had said that Stephens had broadcast it on Facebook Live. At a press conference late yesterday, authorities urged Stephens to turn himself in. Beech Brook spokeswoman Nan...

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He 'could be anywhere': Manhunt for suspected Facebook killer

He 'could be anywhere': Manhunt for suspected Facebook killer

Cleveland police issued an aggravated murder warrant for Stephens' arrest. Authorities have warned people in Pennsylvania , New York , Indiana and MI to be alert for him, and the FBI is assis...

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