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Kipchoge & Kosgei continue Kenyan dominance over London Marathon

Kipchoge & Kosgei continue Kenyan dominance over London Marathon

Only Olympic champion Kipchoge himself has gone quicker over the distance with 2:01:39 in Berlin previous year. However there was disappointment for Britain's Mo Farah, who ended a week where he was...

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1 dead, 6 injured in shooting near Baltimore church

More news is forthcoming, however, there are reports of at least seven victims. It is not clear if it is linked to the church. The shooting reportedly took place during a cookout. An eyewitness told...

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Iran says intends no closure of Hormuz Strait for int'l shipping

Iran says intends no closure of Hormuz Strait for int'l shipping

The Iranian Armed Forces are in charge of security of the Strait of Hormuz and "if anybody is to make the Strait of Hormuz unsafe, we will certainly counter it". Iranian officials have repeatedly warn...

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Tory hierarchy braced for voter backlash in local and European Union polls

Tory hierarchy braced for voter backlash in local and European Union polls

Lord Adonis has now apologised in a post on Facebook, saying he was "deeply sorry for the off-the-cuff comments", before urging all voters to back Labour in next month's poll, regardless of their view...

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$30,000 in cash spills onto MI highway

$30,000 in cash spills onto MI highway

The truck driver had forgotten the loot was still on his bumper when he took off, and only $2,500 was immediately returned. Police closed the road after receiving reports of drivers stopping to pick...

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Russian Federation expected to target United States 2020 vote to sow ‘discord’: Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Russian Federation expected to target United States 2020 vote to sow ‘discord’: Federal Bureau of Investigation director

FBI Director Christopher Wray has warned that Russian Federation is continuing its attempts to meddle in US elections, saying it is a "malign foreign influence" that poses a "significant counterinte...

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Knives found at Japan prince's desk days before abdication

Knives found at Japan prince's desk days before abdication

Two knives were found near the school desk of 12-year-old Prince Hisahito, Kyodo news agency reported, citing police sources. Security camera footage showed a man with a helmet trespassing on the sc...

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Child welfare director to face questions after IL boy's death

Child welfare director to face questions after IL boy's death

Gov. J.B. Pritzker in March ordered an independent review of DCFS after a two-year-old Decatur girl died of starvation and deprivation and a two-year-old Chicago boy died with bruises and rib fracture...

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Brazil’s Bolsonaro shocked by high number of penis amputations

Brazil’s Bolsonaro shocked by high number of penis amputations

News of the ad's removal comes a day after Bolsonaro reportedly said Brazil should not become a "gay paradise". "It is a desire of the Brazilian population", Bolsonaro said, alluding to polls in...

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Marathon: Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge clocks second-fastest time to win London Marathon

Marathon: Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge clocks second-fastest time to win London Marathon

Robbie Simpson also ran a personal best in finishing 23rd in 2:14:56 - and fifth in the British Championship - with Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge winning in the second fastest marathon in history (2:02:38...

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Sudan's military and opposition agree on joint council

Sudan's military and opposition agree on joint council

Sudanese opposition Forces of the Declaration of Freedom and Change has chosen 15 representatives to conduct talks with the country's Transitional Military Council (TMC) on power transition to civil...

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Corbyn under pressure from Labour MPs and MEPs over second Brexit referendum

Corbyn under pressure from Labour MPs and MEPs over second Brexit referendum

A draft campaign leaflet that was leaked last week did not even mention a referendum, pledging that Labour would seek "a better deal with Europe" after Brexit. While predicting a loss of 405 seats f...

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Sri Lanka Troops Kill Two Suspected ISIS Gunmen

Sri Lanka Troops Kill Two Suspected ISIS Gunmen

Sri Lanka police has arrested 106 suspects, including a Tamil medium teacher and a school principal, in connection with the Easter Sunday blasts, the police said today. A heavily-guarded vigil was hel...

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Several killed in serious crash on State Highway 1 south of Rotorua

Several killed in serious crash on State Highway 1 south of Rotorua

Inspector Crow said there was one person in one vehicle, while there was "quite a number" in the other auto. The Disaster Victim Identification team (DVI) has been called in to assist with establish...

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5 dead in Sumner County, ‘person of interest’ in custody

5 dead in Sumner County, ‘person of interest’ in custody

Investigators say Cummins may be in the woods nearby, and their "best guess" is that he's traveling by foot, DeVine said. The responding officers were not hurt. Authorities have not released the ident...

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US driver targeted family because they looked Muslim

US driver targeted family because they looked Muslim

Peoples, a Sunnyvale resident who was born in San Francisco, was arrested at the scene of the crash. "Our community stands unified against these senseless acts of violence motivated by hate, and we ...

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Storm hits Mozambique again, cyclone Kenneth

Storm hits Mozambique again, cyclone Kenneth

There were more than 600 "recorded deaths" following Idai but local experts believe the true number is much higher as tens of thousands have been displaced and record keeping in the world's 10th poore...

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15 killed including 6 children in shootout and blasts

15 killed including 6 children in shootout and blasts

In another development, the Catholic Church in Sri Lanka cancelled all Sunday Masses until further notice, citing a risk of further attacks . A woman said to be a wife of one of Mr Ibrahim's so...

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Chicago could receive latest snowfall in 30 years

Chicago could receive latest snowfall in 30 years

The bulk of the accumulation will be on grassy surfaces but some slick spots on roads can materialize later tonight . The rain will transition to snow in Milwaukee and Chicago during the midday hou...

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Another Abortion Law, Another Abortion Lawsuit

Another Abortion Law, Another Abortion Lawsuit

Less than 24 hours after it was signed into law, the American Civil Liberties Union of IN filed suit Thursday against legislation outlining the state's latest abortion restrictions. Janet Crepps, ...

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Crane collapses in downtown Seattle, kills 4

Crane collapses in downtown Seattle, kills 4

Three people who were injured - including a mother and a child - were transported to local hospitals for treatment. The Seattle Times reported that several vehicles and a building were damaged a...

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Trump denies paying North Korea $2M for US detainee's care

Trump denies paying North Korea $2M for US detainee's care

Warmbier was returned to the U.S.in a near-comatose state after being held in North Korean captivity for roughly a year-and-a-half. The bill was handed to Joseph Yun, the former State Department Spe...

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Bodies found after Sri Lanka gunbattle

Bodies found after Sri Lanka gunbattle

Mohammad Zahran Hashim - the suspected mastermind of the Sri Lankan Easter bombings - spent a "substantial amount of time in south India", The Hindu reported on Friday citing a top source within t...

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Canada's Montreal declares emergency over flooding

Canada's Montreal declares emergency over flooding

Rising river levels forced the closure Saturday morning of a heavily travelled bridge onto the Island of Montreal. The river has almost reached 2017 levels, he said, when more than 100 centimetres of ...

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Macron on next presidential election in France

Macron on next presidential election in France

The development has come after five months of the mass street demonstrations in the nation by the " yellow vest " protesters (gilets jaunes anti-government demonstrators) against the French governmen...

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Trump administration halting plans to expand offshore drilling in the Atlantic

Trump administration halting plans to expand offshore drilling in the Atlantic

A plan instituted under the Obama administration, by comparison, would have opened 6% of offshore areas for drilling. Atlantic oil drilling has a lot of opponents The March decision to uphold the ...

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2 children shot as Oklahoma police try to arrest man

2 children shot as Oklahoma police try to arrest man

The suspect's wife was also in the auto, but uninjured, police said. Four innocent little children. 'My one-year-old baby has gunshot wounds on her face and my two-year-old wasn't touched with any b...

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Multiple People Injured At California Synagogue Shooting

Multiple People Injured At California Synagogue Shooting

According to KCAL-TV , deputies with the San Diego Sheriff's Office responded to the synagogue around 11:30 a.m. PST Saturday morning, where worshipers were participating in a Passover service. ...

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IRS, FBI search home, office of Baltimore mayor

IRS, FBI search home, office of Baltimore mayor

WBAL-TV reported that Federal Bureau of Investigation agents were searching Brown's home, as well. Pugh also had a previously undisclosed business contract with the University of Maryland Medical ...

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Global software 'glitch' leaves thousands of Air India passengers stranded

Global software 'glitch' leaves thousands of Air India passengers stranded

The phenomenon was noticed at 3.30 am today. "Due to a breakdown in our server system some of our flights are getting affected all over the world. Work is on in full swing to restore the system", th...

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UNHCR evacuates 325 refugees from Libyan capital

UNHCR evacuates 325 refugees from Libyan capital

The latest evacuation, which followed a protest and violence at the facility on Tuesday that left 12 injured inmates needing hospital care, brought to 825 the number of refugees and migrants moved in ...

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Navy Warned Off French Warship in Taiwan Strait: China

Navy Warned Off French Warship in Taiwan Strait: China

The French warship's transit equally upset the Chinese, who retaliated by rescinding France's invitation to participate in a naval parade. China's Defence Ministry said earlier that Beijing lodg...

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Jeremy Corbyn snubs state banquet with Donald Trump

Jeremy Corbyn snubs state banquet with Donald Trump

House of Commons speaker John Bercow, who has ruled out allowing Trump to address parliament, and Vince Cable, leader of the opposition Liberal Democrats, have already declined the invitation to the d...

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Emiliano Sala's father dies just months after son's tragic death

Emiliano Sala's father dies just months after son's tragic death

Sala was flying from Nantes to Cardiff shortly after completing his £15m move to the Premier League side. Whilst the legal battle between Cardiff City and Nantes continues to rumble on, the Sala...

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Xi Signals Change in Belt and Road Initiative Amid Criticism

Xi Signals Change in Belt and Road Initiative Amid Criticism

The premier had reached China on Thursday (yesterday) on a four-day official visit to attend the second Belt and Road Forum in Beijing . He added "we plan to build up a debt sustainability framewor...

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