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Hayle gave Ethiopia its first-ever sweep past year when he pulled away from countryman and two-time champion (2013, 2015) Lelisa Desisa with about a mile to go to join Baysa on the victory stand. From the American perspective, perhaps the most exciting performance of the event was Jordan Hasay, who placed third overall in her first marathon ever, running 2:23:00.
  • North Korea fails missile launch, Pence set to meet regional allies

    North Korea fails missile launch, Pence set to meet regional allies

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    China, the North's sole major ally, and Russian Federation have both urged restraint, with Beijing's foreign minister Wang Yi warning that "conflict could break out at any moment". Pence's visit came amid increasing tensions and heated rhetoric on the Korean Peninsula. US Vice President Mike Pence, who is on a trip to South Korea, says the era of patience with North Korea is over, warning Pyongyang over its development of ballistic missiles and nuclear weapons.
  • Evacuations as 'extremely serious' Cyclone Cook batters New Zealand

    Evacuations as 'extremely serious' Cyclone Cook batters New Zealand

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    New Zealand Civil Defence have asked Kiwis to stay off the roads if they can and not take any chances today, Good Friday, in the wake of the worst of ex-tropical Cyclone Cook. Severe weather warnings are in place for much of the country and Sarah Stuart-Black, director of the Ministry of Civil Defence, said the latest tropical storm was "extremely serious".
  • What happened today in France's presidential race

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    According to Politico.eu, Le Pen has framed her economic policies such as "parallel currencies, a renegotiation of France's European Union membership and a potential referendum on the euro - in a way that resonates with citizen's concerns, promising "intelligent protectionism" against the uncontrollable forces of globalization, ".
  • No more patience with N.Korea, says U.S. vice president

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    In the meantime, McMaster said President Trump is "determined" not to allow North Korea's nuclear capability to threaten the U.S. Pence also addressed a series of concerns in Seoul since the onset of the US administration, including concerns in Seoul that Washington may unilaterally take military action or even order a pre-emptive strike on North Korea.
  • United CEO says he will not resign over airline passenger removal

    United CEO says he will not resign over airline passenger removal

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    According to United Airlines' CEO, the passenger was being "defiant", so he had to be forcibly removed . The clip, taken by fellow passenger Joya Griffin Cummings, shows a passenger, who has been identified as Dr. On Monday, his tone turned defensive. He described the man as "disruptive and belligerent". As passengers threatened to boycott the airline, its shares slid by more than three percent Tuesday.
  • Pence visits Tokyo to reaffirm security ties as N. Korea tensions rise

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    Earlier, US Vice-President Mike Pence warned North Korea not to test the US. North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un observes a target-striking contest by the Korean People's Army (KPA). "All options are on the table to achieve the objectives and ensure the stability of the people of this country", he told reporters as tinny propaganda music floated across from the North Korean side of the so-called demilitarized zone (DMZ).
  • Turkey's referendum and what's next

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    The commission would like to see the independent election observers' findings, as well. Erdogan claimed victory on Sunday after a majority of Turkish voters appeared to have granted the president sweeping new powers. "This is why the only decision that will end debate about the legitimacy (of the vote) and ease the people's legal concerns is the annulment of this election", deputy party chairman Bulent Tezcan said.
  • Footage shows Mother of All Bombs' devastating power

    Footage shows Mother of All Bombs' devastating power

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    Last night, American forces dropped one of the largest conventional bombs ever used in combat on what they described as a tunnel complex used by the Islamic State militants in Nangarhar's Achin district. A US airstrike with the military's largest non-nuclear bomb killed at least 36 militants in an attack on Islamic State positions in Afghanistan while also triggering a rift among some of the country's current and former officials.
  • Here's what you may have missed in North Korea over the weekend

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    Army". Initial reports , according to a White House foreign policy adviser, indicate it could have been a medium-range missile. Vice Foreign Minister Han Song-Ryol has ramped up the tension between the two nations by saying: "We'll be conducting more missile tests on a weekly, monthly and yearly basis".
  • Pence Tells North Korea: 'The Era Of Strategic Patience Is Over'

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    They also came on the heels of another ballistic missile test by North Korea that failed over the weekend. Trump acknowledged the difficulty China faces with North Korea after meeting Xi, telling the Wall Street Journal last week: "After listening for 10 minutes, I realized it's not so easy".