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In the women's division, Edna Kiplagat made the most of her first appearance in the Boston Marathon, separating from the pack at the 18-mile mark and cruising to a victory. Before her start at 11:15 a.m., she was given the honor of firing the gun for the women's elite runners. The Boston Globe reports it was Evan's 19th time completing the race and his 52nd overall marathon.
  • Pakistan's PM Sharif faces further investigation

    Pakistan's PM Sharif faces further investigation

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    The team has two months to complete its inquiry. Pakistan's stock market jumped after the ruling with the benchmark KSE 100 gaining nearly 2 percent. "A thorough investigation is required", Justice Asif Saeed Khosa told the court, presenting the 540-page written judgement. After nearly two months of reserving the decision regarding the Panama papers hearing, the Supreme Court (SC) finally revealed the big decision.
  • US Vice-Prez Mike Pence pledges to strengthen security ties with Indonesia

    US Vice-Prez Mike Pence pledges to strengthen security ties with Indonesia

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    This united front on North Korea gives some hope that the groundwork has been laid for Pence to help get the US-Australia relationship back on track. A new poll from the left-leaning think-tank the Australia Institute shows 60 per cent of Australians think Mr Trump's election will result in a negative outcome for the world, while 48 per cent said Australia should be more independent from America on military and security matters.
  • Trump pledges to protect environment and workers

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    Earth Day is celebrated once a year on April 22, reminding human beings of the fantastic planet that allows life to flourish, and takes good care of all who live on it. "So, to actually try and get protections for scientists legislated". Rush Holt, a former physicist and Democratic congressman who runs the American Association for the Advancement of Science, said scientists find it appalling that "evidence has been crowded out by ideological assertions".
  • March for Science: Rallies worldwide to protest against political interference

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    The budget also proposes $6 billion in cuts to the National Institute of Health (NIH), the largest public funder of biomedical research funding in the world. "It's not about the current administration". Scientists, science enthusiasts, and science supporters will gather tomorrow on Parliament Hill at 11 am to rally in support of Canadian and worldwide science.
  • Peaceful outcome for Korean peninsula still possible: Pence

    Peaceful outcome for Korean peninsula still possible: Pence

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    Yokosuka naval base south of Tokyo. U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday said Washington wants to "reform" the free trade agreement with Korea, which was something of a bugbear for President Donald Trump on the campaign trail. As far as what to hack, "there's lots of ways in, which makes it very hard for the defender to know what's being attacked and what's not being attacked", said Austin, who is leading the UNSW's newly announced Research Group on Cyber War and Peace.
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Mattis addresses confusion over carrier

    U.S. Defense Secretary Mattis addresses confusion over carrier

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    US Defence Secretary James Mattis said the USS Carl Vinson strike group is now proceeding to the Western Pacific. For the record, Spicer was asked on April 11 about the significance of the fact that the " USS Carl Vinson is sort of steaming out toward the Sea of Japan" and replied that "when you see a carrier group steaming into an area like that, the forward presence of that is clearly, through nearly every instance, a huge deterrence".