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Boston Marathon attendee motivates runners with Patriots' Super Bowl comeback


Switzer was 20 years old when she first ran in the Boston Marathon. A woman previously ran the race without a bib number. A woman named Roberta Gibb had run the previous year unregistered. "I ask for forgiveness". Kathrine Switzer donned bib number 261, the same number she wore when she entered the all-male race 50 years ago, using only her initials, KV. Read More »

Corn Planting Well Behind Last Year


Subsoil moisture rated 4 percent very short, 17 short, 73 adequate, and 6 surplus. Winter wheat remained at 54% good to excellent condition, but the excellent rating gained one point to 9%, while good slipped one to 45%. Oats planted was 68 percent, near 71 past year, but ahead of 60 average. Texas has 60 percent emerged, which is the only state above average. Barley planted was 32 percent, behind 38 a year ago and average. Read More »

Germany approving far fewer Afghan asylum-seekers: newspaper


Migrants, defined as refugees and rejected asylum seekers, committed 174,438 crimes in 2016, up from 114,238 a year earlier, according to police figures released Monday. No comment was immediately available from the migration office or federal prosecutors. In light of the aggravated situation in Afghanistan, the Left Party politician and Member of the German Parliament Ulla Jelpke said this is "a result of the political guidelines to increase deportations and send out a deterrent signal". Read More »

Milwaukee Woman Says Fitbit Exploded and Burned Her Arm


Dina Mitchell of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is speaking out to warn other Fitbit wearers about the devices after she says one of them exploded on her wrist. "I mean, I'm going to have a scare from this probably, can you imagine what it would do to a child?" We are extremely concerned about Ms. Mitchell's complaint regarding her Flex 2 and take it very seriously, as the health and safety of our customers is our top priority. Read More »

Mainland Tactix head coach Sue Hawkins resigns


Hawkins has spent three unsuccessful seasons with the side, who have yet to register a point in the revamped national netball competition and now sit anchored to the bottom of the ladder. "We respect her reasons for making this hard decision and wish her all the very best for the future" said Hearn. Current assistant coach Marianne Delaney-Hoshek will take over for the remainder of the season for the Christchurch-based side, with a recruitment process to be implemented at its conclusion. Read More »

Rite Aid Corporation Posted losses of -1.84% in the Last Trade


EPS growth in past 5 year was 17.60% along with sales growth of 4.00% in the last five years. Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) shares have been recently spotted -57.47% away from the 52-week high, and -0.53% away from the 52-week low mark. Analysts on average have given a price target of $6.29 to Rite Aid Corporation (RAD ) stock. A moving average (MA) is a trend-following or lagging indicator because it is based on past prices. Read More »

Chhota Rajan sentenced to seven years in jail


Immediately after the verdict, the passport officers - Jayashree Dattatray Rahate, Deepak Natvarlal Shah and Lalitha Lakshmanan - who were on bail, were taken into custody. "Accused Rajan intentionally and knowingly furnished false information with false address and other particulars whereas in furtherance of the criminal conspiracy", it had said. Read More »

Le Pen accuse Fillon d'avoir "trahi" ses électeurs en soutenant Macron


A destination des électeurs du leader de la France insoumise, elle s'est posée en candidate de la "régulation", contre Emmanuel Macron partisan "du libre-échange total". Cambadélis a promis que "le temps des explications aurait lieu" mais "après les législatives". Les deux finalistes se sont retrouvés en fin de matinée dans la cour de la préfecture de police à Paris, à l'invitation de François Hollande, lors de l'hommage national au policier tué jeudi sur les Champs-Elysées. Read More »

The FBI's 'starkly different' investigations may have cost Hillary Clinton the election


The article speaks of Comey's "distrust of senior officials at the Justice Department, who he and other F.B.I. officials felt had provided Mrs. Clinton with political cover. Lynch would keep the Clinton investigation from going too far, according to several former officials familiar with the document... And if a local news reporter in Phoenix had not caught Lynch meeting with former President Bill Clinton, she might have succeeded in sheltering the Clintons even more effectively than she ... Read More »

Holidays, burka bans, Brexit vote: United Kingdom parties set out election stalls


Speaking to Radio 4's World This Weekend, he said that voters need to know where candidates stood on leaving the EU. "This is a government for Brexit, of Brexit, and dominated by Brexit". And he said he was supporting a campaign, also backed by anti-Brexit campaigner Gina Miller, to fund candidates who want to see another, "final" vote on the exit deal. Read More »

Trump's 100-days promises: Fewer than half carried out

We listen to some of those voices and we reach out to those who have a perspective on specific areas such as economics, Canadian relations, the immigrant community, and the military. They also had a briefing with top officials of the Trump administration. Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump have both been promoted to key White House roles. Read More »

Police ambush killer won't take stand in bid to spare life


Bryon Dickson II and critically wounding Trooper Alex Douglass in an unprovoked, random sniper attack at the Blooming Grove barracks. He was captured after a 48-day manhunt. Michael Frein exaggerated his military exploits, telling his son he'd been a sniper who had seen combat, Ruzzo said. Instead, Eric Frein became a military re-enactor. Read More »

Sennheiser joins Samsung to develop immersive sound programme for Android devices


Today, with the AMBEO SMART HEADSET, Sennheiser has reimagined binaural audio for a new generation, letting consumers embrace the creative possibilities of this exciting technology with mobile device simplicity. He said the company wanted to bring the platform to Google's mobile OS for one very obvious reason: "A dominant layer of the smartphone market is Android-based phones". Read More »

Dallas lawmaker fasting ahead of vote on sanctuary cities bill


If passed, the bill will prohibit counties, cities, and universities from enforcing policies that prevent law enforcement agents asking detained persons about their immigration status. "I wanted to give up myself, sacrifice and do what I could to help get others to be involved and see the impact this is going to have on families", said Neave. Read More »

Thai gov't approves purchase of $393M submarine from China


Historically the Southeast Asian kingdom has been a major purchaser of western arms, especially from its traditional Cold War ally the United States. The military government had said it also considered buying the vessels from Germany or South Korea, but past year announced plans to buy three from China at a total price of around Dollars 1 billion. Read More »

Le Pen à l'attaque, Macron temporise


Cette stratégie de forte présence sur le terrain et dans les médias contraste avec celle d'Emmanuel Macron qui a annoncé à la dernière minute sa visite à Garches et a prévu mercredi un déplacement dans la Somme suivi d'un meeting dans le Pas-de-Calais à Arras, deux départements où Marine Le Pen est arrivée en tête dimanche. Read More »

'This was real': Artifacts save Holocaust stories for future

President Donald Trump is scheduled take part in a Days of Remembrance ceremony Tuesday at the U.S. Capitol in Washington , D.C. The president says "we must never, ever shrink away from telling the truth in our time". The remark ignored Hitler's use of gas chambers to kill Jews during the Holocaust. "We must never forget", Trump said. Jewish groups have criticized the White House for not denouncing violence against Jewish community centers, schools and other Jewish institutions since ... Read More »

" "Présidentielle. Cambadélis juge qu'on " sous-estime " le résultat de Le Pen


C'est la raison de la décision qu'elle a annoncée ce lundi soir à la télévision. Ce soir-là, " il a mis à côté de la plaque ", a-t-il estimé. Marine Le Pen ( Front National): 22,34%. Reste enfin la question du report des suffrages des " petits " candidats. A l'inverse, Emmanuel Macron pourrait compter sur: environ 62 % des électeurs de Jean-Luc Mélenchon; environ 79 % des électeurs de Benoît Hamon; environ 48 % des électeurs de François Fillon. Read More »

US submarine arrives in South Korea as tensions rise

A Japanese civil security website - the Cabinet Secretariat Civil Protection Portal Site - says that a North Korean missile would reach the country "in a very short time ", adding that a missile could cover a distance of 1,600km and reach Japan in 10 minutes. Read More »

Wisconsin company that hosted Trump has hired foreign workers with H-1Bs


The new executive order reinforces existing law to make sure the federal government gives priority to American-made goods and services. Also, he has recently reversed several populist promises, including standing up to China, which he contended was manipulating its currency and stealing American jobs, and eliminating the Export-Import Bank, which he billed as wasteful subsidy. Read More »

Macron tops first round of French presidential elections: final results


French voters handed everyone something of a surprise on Sunday in voting for Emmanuel Macron first, and Marine Le Pen second, into the May 7 runoff election. Analysts said the euro's dip from its session high likely indicated profit-taking rather than doubts about a Macron victory over Le Pen in the second round. Read More »