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50 years later: South Bend runner finishes Boston Marathon, honors first woman

Jordan Hasay from the U.S., who was making her debut in marathon clocked 2:23.00 for third place. Half a century later, Switzer was given the 261 as a bid number to run and her celebrated number was otherwise retired. "And I was just blindsided by this". "We live for others - I've learned that throughout being angry, and frustrated, and with all that PTSD". And I turned and he grabbed me.

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Fox stock gains ground following O'Reilly firing

That is equivalent to one year of a rich new four-year deal that O'Reilly finalized earlier this year. O'Reilly, who started at Fox News in 1996, was considered the network's top asset. The network quickly replaced O'Reilly with Tucker Carlson , who moved into the 8 p.m. time slot. The news of his departure follows an in-depth investigation by the New York Times that started on April 1.

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Blake Lively Encourages Women to Know Their Worth

In a "7 Secrets" video from Variety's Power of Women cover shoot, the 29-year-old "Shallows" star answered several quick-fire questions, including one about the best advice she's ever received. "I would literally die for them, without a moment's thought, and for those of you who have children, I think you know what I'm talking about". "It's so disturbing.

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Champs-Elysees In Paris Reopens Following Deadly Shooting

Police shot and killed Cheurfi - identified from his fingerprints - during the incident, and later found a pump-action shotgun and knives in his vehicle. But he was known to French authorities and armed with an AK-47 rifle, two USA law enforcement officials briefed on the attack told NBC News earlier. Candidates in the election said they had been warned about the Marseille attackers.

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Attacker kills French policeman, injures two others, IS claims responsibility

In a statement released on Friday, Qassemi offered his condolences to the French people over a shooting incident in central Paris , in which one policeman was killed and two others were wounded. Prime Minister Cazeneuve, a Socialist, accused two of the frontrunners - far-right candidate Marine Le Pen and conservative François Fillon - of exploiting the attack for electoral gain.

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Health reform is dead, but Trump makes Republicans pretend it's alive

The member added, "I would say we are skeptical at best". A substantial number of other members of the Republican conference have ideological or political objections (or both) to changes that would take away health insurance from many of their constituents, and/or make it hard for people to get health insurance coverage that addresses their actual medical needs.

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Fox News announces replacement for Bill O'Reilly

The former Fox News anchor inked a new four-year contract last month guaranteeing he make that much annually, according to a person with knowledge of that deal. United and Smisek wanted to expand the subway line to New Jersey's Newark Airport, which would be good for business as a United hub. That's not even the full amount of O'Reilly's contract, which extended to late 2020/early 2021.

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Celtics vs. Bulls: Chicago's Rajon Rondo out indefinitely with right thumb fracture

With Rondo now out, the question now officially shifts to whether or not Chicago has enough depth at the point guard position to get by Boston - the top seed in the East - for two more games. On their previous first game against Chicago , the Celtics have given up a total of twenty offensive rebounds, which resulted for the team to rethink about how they should be better on the glass for Game 2.

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Prince fans join 'purple family' at Paisley Park

After few years of working with a label, Prince finally started his own label and recording studio known as Paisley Park Records and NPG Records, where he would write and create his music by himself. 4200030 - Fans inside PrinceÕs Paisley Park attending Celebration 2017 . She wore a pendant of Prince's symbol, which she had also spray-painted in black along the legs of her white trousers.

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Pearl Jam album, poster artists excited about band's Hall of Fame induction

This Friday, Seattle rockers Pearl Jam will be among those inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame at a ceremony held at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. "Every time they were there, they would blow the roof off the place", Letterman said. "Try it out, make some noise", Vedder's letter read. "Whether it was human rights or the environment [or] poverty".

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Nope, we don't want sports — Netflix

Netflix's subscriber growth shows no sign of slowing, with nearly half its customers coming from outside the U.S. The firm said its House of Cards series, which last year debuted in the first quarter but for this year has been pushed into the second quarter, was the main reason for the lower-than-expected subscriber growth.

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United Airlines decides it won't use police to remove passengers

Last month the airline was embroiled in a high-profile row after a gate agent stopped two girls from boarding a flight because they were wearing leggings. United Airlines found itself on the defensive again after a passenger complained that a scorpion stung him during a flight from Texas, capping off a bruising week for the public image of the one of the world's largest carriers.

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Rahmat Akilov confesses to Stockholm attack

People gathered on Sergels square to pay their respects and leave flowers. Swedes have observed a minute of silence during an official day of mourning to honor the four people killed and 15 wounded in a truck attack last week on shoppers in Stockholm.

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Bill O'Reilly to get payout up to $25 million

In a lot of places, this company has been struggling to prove to advertisers, viewers and regulators that they take ethics seriously. But CNN reports that Fox , knowing that The New York Times was investigating harassment charges against O'Reilly, worked language into his contract giving them an "out" should the network see fit to rid itself of him before then.

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Prince fans to mark anniversary of music superstar's death

That's through April 13, 2017. In addition to Light's comments, Billboard reports that Prince sold more albums in 2016 than any other artist. Adele sold 2.21 million in 2016. Several landmarks in Minneapolis will be lit up in Prince purple, including U.S. Bank Stadium, Target Field, the IDS Center, and the Interstate 35W and Lowry Avenue bridges over the Mississippi River.

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BBC rule out having a female Doctor Who after Peter Capaldi's exit

With the tenth season of Doctor Who premiering this past weekend, fans have already spent quite some time speculating who will fill the shoes of Peter Capaldi, who is set to step down from the title role at the end of this season. It's okay, maybe next time. A BBC staff member has reportedly denied that the next Doctor Who actor will be female. Longtime Doctor Who executive producer Steven Moffat, who is also departing the sci-fi series this year, is another person eager to see a ...

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Jon Ossoff Landslide Reinforces Resistance to Trump — Triumph in Georgia

Harnessing clear frustration and dissatisfaction with the new president, 30-year-old Jon Ossoff came in first by a wide margin in a crowded field of candidates in Georgia's 6th district, securing 48.1 percent of the vote. Republicans in the race are split among Trump supporters and candidates trying to hold the president at arm's length. GOP Rep. Tom Cole of Oklahoma, an ally of House leadership, said congressional Republicans must start showing they can lead after the failure of their ...

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Rob Lowe is the new KFC colonel

Others to portray the colonel's famed persona include Norm Macdonald, Billy Zane , George Hamilton , Darrell Hammond and Jim Gaffigan . Of course, while this is an especially nostalgic deal for him, this is not the first time Rob Lowe has gone commercial.

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Watch Kendrick Lamar's 45-Minute Interview with Zane Lowe

And although his messaging can be sloppy and his politics can be messy, I appreciate that this effort manifests as him creating albums that aspire to tell a complex and cohesive story instead of a collection of arbitrarily connected tracks whose only goal is to exist in someone's game-night Zune.

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'I'm an Idiot': NY Times Editor Apologizes for Misleading Trump-Patriots Tweet

The Patriots were quick to point out that certain members of the organization were simply standing in a different place this year than they were in 2015. He also did not attend in 2015. The Times tweeted an update saying that the Pats told them fewer players attended this year, but the total delegation was about the same .

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Teacher faces federal charge in student case

Thomas was apparently healthy and unharmed, and authorities said their main concern was her emotional and mental state. Cummins faces a federal charge for crossing state lines and charges in Tennessee for aggravated kidnapping and sexual contact with a minor .

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Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD) Receives Hold Rating from Maxim Group

Hendershot Investments Inc sold 26,224 shares as Gilead Sciences Inc ( GILD)'s stock declined 6.76%. Based on Gilead Sciences' latest earnings report for the quarter ending December 31, the company posted quarterly revenue of $7.31 billion and quarterly net profit of $3.11 billion.

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Brexit - The negotiations will start after UK's elections

Theresa May has won the backing of Parliament for her plan to hold a snap general election on June 8. "I believe that at this moment of enormous national significance there should be unity here in Westminster, not division", May said. "It is important in parliament that people are able to challenge what the Government is doing, that there is proper debate and scrutiny, and that's what there will be".

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IS group claims Paris attack

The Islamic State group claimed the shooting, days before French presidential elections , via its Amaq news agency, naming the attacker as Abu Yousif the Belgian. ISIS have claimed responsibility for the attack, in which the officer was said to have been killed while in a auto stopped at a red light. "Our condolences to our country and the people of France".

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Donald Trump's Support Of Bill O'Reilly Shows Complete Disregard For Women

After the right-wing conservative made racist and sexist comments about the congresswoman's hair, it was revealed in the New York Times the 67-year-old and the network paid $ 13 million to five women to settle sexual harassment allegations.

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Calls for McDonald's workers to get Facebook killer reward

The order came through the McDonald's drive-thru window in Harborcreek Township, Pennsylvania, around 11 a.m. on Tuesday: Chicken McNuggets and a side of fries. "I could not do that if I did not know God, if I didn't know him as my God and my savior, I could not forgive that man", she said. "That is not my son", Maggie Green said Wednesday about the so-called Facebook killer.

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New Prince Music Released a Year After Musician's Death

The late star's estate alleges that tracks featured on the EP are "unauthorised", with Boxill reportedly violating a signed agreement that states the Prince sessions remain his property. The estate are seeking to block the release of new music and want the recordings returned. The estate says Boxill possesses sound recording and masters for five songs, but is now trying to exploit the songs for his personal gain.

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UC Berkeley flip-flops on Ann Coulter, proposes May date

Student groups BridgeUSA and the Berkeley College Republicans had originally arranged for Coulter to speak, but Vice Chancellors Scott Biddy and Stephen Sutton sent an email to the College Republicans explaining the security risks were too great amid a recent spate of massive protests there.

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Ronda Rousey announces engagement to fighter Travis Browne

The couple is still recovering from the engagement high and there are no wedding plans yet, but Ronda insists they will be exchanging vows "soon". She added, though, that she didn't know "what goes into planning" of such an event. The fight against Nunes ended in the first round. "I don't really need decorations or flowers, just somewhere to go, something to eat and some people around".

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Prince home state marks death anniversary with celebrations

It was only a week advanced notice. "I think he would be grateful that the music gets out, but he would question people's motives". They started their journey here at Electric Fetus in Minneapolis where Prince often shopped as did best friends Katherine Carter and Bridgett Logan who drove up from Nebraska.

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Trump takes credit for blocking Democratic win in Georgia race

Ossoff now faces a June 20 runoff with Republican Karen Handel , former Georgia Secretary of State, who finished second in the all-parties primary. For his part, Ossoff said for weeks his goal was to win outright, but he rejected any notion that he lost.

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Pence says U.S. stands by ally Japan on North Korea problem

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, right, and US Vice President Mike Pence shake hands prior to a luncheon hosted by Abe at the prime minister's official residence in Tokyo, Tuesday, April 18, 2017. But the timing of the military exercises will have only added to the growing tensions in the area over North Korea's nuclear arsenal. "While all our options are on the table, President Trump is determined to work closely with Japan, with South Korea, with all our allies in the region, and with ...

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Kardashians and Kris Jenner 'upset' with Caitlyn Jenner's new book

According to Jenner, the book chronicles her "journey from Bruce to Caitlyn, and her courageous transition into womanhood", apparently pulling no punches when it comes to her surgeries and her relationship with Kris Jenner, who is reportedly miffed at how she is portrayed.

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Indiana Pacers: Little Chance Left For The Playoff Upset

It mirrored a similar shaky finish in Game 1 , when in wiped out a 10-point fourth quarter lead before Cleveland ground out a win. Cleveland regained the lead twice during a 15-5 fourth-quarter run and closed it out with a 12-5 spurt. Nineteen turnovers for 24 points. And for the second game in a row, George very publicly singled out a teammate for criticism following a playoff loss.

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Iran foreign minister says US must meet own obligations for nuclear deal

Mr Tillerson said the USA is conducting a comprehensive review of its Iran policy and added that the Obama-era nuclear deal only "delays" Tehran's goal of becoming a nuclear state. Mr Tillerson, seeking to reinforce the idea that the USA is forcefully countering Iran's destabilising behaviour in the Middle East, also described Tehran as a "leading state sponsor of terror".


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