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The 33-year-old, widely seen as the greatest marathon runner of the modern era, ran an official time of time of two hours, one minutes and 39 seconds on a sunny and warm autumn day along the flat inner-city course to beat Dennis Kimetto's world best by a minute and 18 seconds in Berlin back in 2014.
  • Donald Trump's autumn visit to Ireland postponed because of 'scheduling reasons'

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    But White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters on Tuesday that no final decision had been made. Trump was due to visit on November 12 with huge public outcry over the plans. The UK campaigners behind the controversial balloon said the Irish trip was an "excellent opportunity" to "troll" Mr Trump yet again. Taoiseach Leo Varadkar invited Mr Trump to Ireland during a meeting at the St Patrick's Day celebrations in Washington in March.
  • Trump warns about impact for Canada of tax on cars

    Trump warns about impact for Canada of tax on cars

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    She told reporters that it was important to discuss a couple of issues face to face but offered no further details. For a man who won the White House, in part, by trashing NAFTA, claiming it to be "one of the worst trade deals ever" this continuing contempt for the agreement is not surprising.
  • 7 injured in Paris knife attack; terrorism not suspected

    7 injured in Paris knife attack; terrorism not suspected

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    An eyewitness described the situation that he saw a man holding a knife was being chased by a group of people who were throwing Petanque balls at him. "There were around 20 people chasing him", said Youssef Najah, who was walking nearby. The pair, said by police to be in their fifties, were then attacked, he said.
  • Woman mistakes dynamite for candle during power outage, loses several fingers

    Woman mistakes dynamite for candle during power outage, loses several fingers

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    Per the Hartford Courant , the 30-year-old woman suffered extensive injuries to her hands and face at her Bridgeport home. It was around 9:20 p.m. when the woman mistakenly set off the explosion. Police and fire crews on the scene found a second device that they described as a "makeshift firework". Authorities say no charges will be pressed because the family says they had no knowledge the illegal explosives were in their home.
  • Depardieu coy as North Korea celebrates 70 years with Mass Games

    Depardieu coy as North Korea celebrates 70 years with Mass Games

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    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un , right, and Li Zhanzhu, the head of China's National People's Congress, wave to the crowd. We were in the massive square named after Kim's grandfather, the country's founding leader. The expert said said: "It is a day Kim Jong Un should reminisce the past 70 years of the republic, and it is an event where he has the pressure to offer a long-term statecraft vision that looks into more than 10 years that follow".
  • Trump visits Montana to boost Democratic Sen. Jon Tester's GOP challenger

    Trump visits Montana to boost Democratic Sen. Jon Tester's GOP challenger

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    His staffers were not in the dark however, and made the quick decision to eject the three guests from the stage and block a fourth from the cameras in the middle of President Trump's remarks. Where Linfesty could not find common ground was with Trumps tax plan, which he believes benefits the top 1% and not the middle class. And given the midterm elections in November could shift the congressional balance of power toward the Democrats, Trump knows all too well that could trigger impeachment ...
  • White House Probe Into 'Anonymous' NYT Columnist Narrows To A 'Few People'

    White House Probe Into 'Anonymous' NYT Columnist Narrows To A 'Few People'

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    Ellison Barber reports from the White House . An Alabama supporter of President Donald Trump's told CNN that he would believe author Bob Woodward over the president. As evidence, Bunch cites what he claims is the one-two punch of the explosive new book from Watergate reporter Bob Woodward , and the damning New York Times op-ed piece from an anonymous "senior White House official", now colloquially deemed "Lodestar".
  • Police name white cop who shot dead her black neighbor

    Police name white cop who shot dead her black neighbor

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    She said she spoke to Jean's sister to express the department's condolences to the family. The Dallas police chief announced at a press conference Friday afternoon that authorities are in the process of obtaining a warrant to arrest the officer involved, who has not yet been identified.
  • Wildfire in Shasta County burns 15000

    Wildfire in Shasta County burns 15000

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    Evacuation Shelter: An evacuation shelter has been established at Mount Shasta Community Center, 629 Alder Street, Mount Shasta. I-5 remains closed between Fawndale and Mt. A fast-growing wildfire has spread to 24,000 acres in Northern California and fire crews have not yet been able to get a handle on it, officials said Friday.
  • India's top court legalises gay sex in landmark ruling

    India's top court legalises gay sex in landmark ruling

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    Equal rights activists had argued that the very existence of such a law was proof of discrimination based on sexual orientation . The Constitution Bench judgment will decide whether the December 2013 verdict of the Supreme Court in the Suresh Koushal case, which had upheld Section 377 and dismissed the LGBT community as a negligible part of the population while denying them the right of choice and sexual orientation, will prevail or not.
  • Saudi Arabia slams twin blasts in Kabul

    Saudi Arabia slams twin blasts in Kabul

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    An hour later a auto packed with explosives detonated outside the club, apparently targeting reporters and emergency workers who had gathered at the scene. Nasrat Rahimi, a ministry spokesman, said that more than 70 people were wounded in the first event. I was searching for my coach, I have finally found him in the ...
  • Man shot, killed by off-duty police officer who walked into wrong apartment

    Man shot, killed by off-duty police officer who walked into wrong apartment

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    Jean inside the apartment. A police officer in Dallas shot and killed a young man inside his own apartment on Thursday night, saying later that she mistakenly believed she had entered her own home. In a news conference on Friday morning, Dallas Police Sgt Warren Mitchell said they had not yet interviewed the officer involved. Our entire family grieves today for the loss of Botham who has meant so very much to us.
  • Trump calls on Sessions to investigate who wrote 'resistance' op-ed

    Trump calls on Sessions to investigate who wrote 'resistance' op-ed

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    Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), meanwhile, advised President Trump to start giving lie detector tests throughout the administration. She added that one person told Washington correspondent Emily Baum to "print the news, honey!" In addition to the single source, Schrader said this must put "news staff at the New York Times in an incredibly hard position" because they will most likely want to investigate and report who this source is.
  • Cops search home of couple who raised funds for homeless man

    Cops search home of couple who raised funds for homeless man

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    The couple claimed they had spent about half the money on Bobbitt, but stopped giving him cash because he was using drugs. The campaign benefiting Bobbitt - which raised more than $400,000 from roughly 14,000 people - began accepting donations in November, almost 10 months ago.
  • Third Moon-Kim summit to be held September 18-20: envoy

    Third Moon-Kim summit to be held September 18-20: envoy

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    Morning Joe had a chuckle on Thursday after President Trump got on Twitter to thank Kim Jong Un for his alleged recommitment to the denuclearization of North Korea . The trove of comments from Mr. Kim was filtered through his propaganda specialists in Pyongyang and the South Korean government, which is keen on keeping engagement alive.
  • Sen. Rubio to Infowars host Jones: ‘Don’t touch me again’

    Sen. Rubio to Infowars host Jones: ‘Don’t touch me again’

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    After the Senate hearing , Jones clashed with Sen. At a press gaggle held by Marco Rubio outside the hearing, Jones was at the front of the crowd, and demanded that Rubio acknowledge him. "Little frat boy here". "The Democrats are raping Infowars ". In early August, Facebook and YouTube banned Jones and Infowars from their platforms, sending traffic to the website tumbling.
  • United Kingdom charges two Russians over Salisbury poisoning of Skripals

    United Kingdom charges two Russians over Salisbury poisoning of Skripals

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    In a statement that will deepen the diplomatic crisis between the two countries, the Prime Minister said: " The GRU is a highly-disciplined organisation with a well-established chain of command". Wiltshire local woman Dawn Sturgess died after inadvertently spraying herself with the Novichok virus which was inside a discarded perfume bottle.
  • Syria denies foreign attack on airbase west of Damascus

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    At least two pro-Syrian regime fighters were killed overnight in a series of strikes at a military airport near Damascus, a war monitor said on Sunday. Israel has sought to avoid direct involvement in the conflict but acknowledges carrying out dozens of air strikes in Syria to stop what it says are deliveries of advanced weaponry to its Lebanese enemy Hezbollah.
  • Democrats slam White House for withholding documents on Supreme Court nominee

    Democrats slam White House for withholding documents on Supreme Court nominee

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    White House principal deputy press secretary Raj Shah responded on Twitter to Schumer by saying that the Senate Judiciary Committee requested access to "non privileged" presidential records. The constitutional limits of executive power - including whether presidents must comply with federal subpoenas or if they can be called to testify or be indicted - have yet to be settled by the high court, making Kavanaugh's views on the matter a point of keen interest for Democrats.
  • Donald Trump set to visit Ireland in November

    Donald Trump set to visit Ireland in November

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    Trump gets along well with French President Emmanuel Macron , who has sometimes been jokingly referred to as the "Trump whisperer" because he has managed to form a unique bond with the American president. This story will be updated with remarks from the president's speech . "We weaken our greatness when we confuse our patriotism with tribal rivalries that have sown resentment and hatred and violence in all the corners of the globe", McCain wrote in his farewell letter to the nation, read ...