• First woman to run Boston Marathon completes race again 50 years later

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    A Syracuse University journalism student, she entered the race under her initials, K.V. Switzer. Evans said Monday he was running to show the public the race was back to normal. On the women's side, Edna Kiplagat won her first race with a time of 2:21:52, beating her nearest opponent by nearly a full minute (59 seconds ahead).
  • Borussia Dortmund bus attack could have been deadly, German Police confirm

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    BERLIN (AP) - Borussia Dortmund chief executive Hans-Joachim Watzke considered withdrawing the club from the Champions League following Tuesday's attack on its team bus. Although Marco Fabian equalised, a stunner from Sokratis Papastathopoulos was added to by Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang four minutes from time. Guinea midfielder Naby Keita netted with a superb shot on 51 minutes before Diego Demme hit their fourth.
  • North Korea warns against US 'hysteria'

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    The parade, the annual highlight of North Korea's most important holiday, came amid growing worldwide worries that North Korea may be preparing for its sixth nuclear test or a major missile launch, such as its first flight test of an ICBM capable of reaching US shores.
  • Turkish opposition says referendum vote was marred, results should be thrown out

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    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan narrowly won a historic referendum on Sunday that will tighten his grip on power, but the knife-edge result left the country bitterly divided and the opposition crying foul. "The United States continues to support Turkey's democratic development, to which commitment to the rule of law and a diverse and free media remain essential".
  • Russia-US relations sour over Syria

    Russia-US relations sour over Syria

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    Vladimir Putin says trust has eroded between the U.S. and Russian Federation under President Donald Trump, as Moscow delivers an unusually hostile reception to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in a face-off over Syria. "There is a low level of trust between our countries", Tillerson told reporters at a joint news conference with his Russian counterpart, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, after the first face-to-face meetings between Russian leaders and a top emissary of the Trump administration.
  • Trump to travel to Wisconsin Tuesday

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    Chuck Grassley, would require companies seeking H-1B visas to first make a good-faith effort to hire Americans, a requirement many companies can dodge under the current system; give the Labor Department more power to investigate and sanction H-1B abuses; and give "the best and brightest" foreign students studying in the USA priority in getting H-1B visas.
  • State of emergency extended in Turkey

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    Everyone and all sections - and the main opposition party in particular- must show respect. European leaders hoped the end of Turkey's referendum campaign might let them press the reset the button with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The referendum - which came six months after a military coup failed to unseat President Erdogan - narrowly passed over the weekend, with 51% of voters supporting the vote.
  • China, Germany must do more to cut trade surpluses

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    Washington D.C. [United States], Apr. 15 (ANI): The Trump administration has not labeled any country, including China, as a currency manipulator in a report examining exchange rate fluctuations. "It shouldn't be a zero-sum game", he said at the 6th Columbia China Prospects Conference that opened on Friday. While they're not manipulating their currency at the moment because it doesn't suit their economic needs, make no mistake about it, as soon as the tide turns they will, he said.
  • Marine amputee runs Boston Marathon with American flag

    Marine amputee runs Boston Marathon with American flag

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    Kathrine Switzer, who was the first official female entrant in the Boston Marathon 50 years ago, acknowledges the crowd as she is introduced before firing the gun to start the women's elite division at the start of the 2017 Boston Marathon in Hopkinton, Massachusetts, Monday, April 17, 2017 .
  • British PM calls for early general elections on 8 June

    British PM calls for early general elections on 8 June

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    I feel the British people will give her that mandate. May comfortably ahead of Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, polls at the time of the previous elections (and the European Union referendum) had proved to be fairly unreliable indicators. David Cameron praised Theresa May's "brave decision" to call an election. The leader of the main opposition Labour Party , Jeremy Corbyn, said Tuesday he backed the call.