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

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

Tews said she had a chance to meet Switzer in person over the weekend at a symposium where Switzer was the guest speaker. A Syracuse University journalism student, she entered the race under her initials, K.V. " 'You'll never have children, ' they said". Switzer asked. "As negative as that experience was, it became the best thing in my life". Switzer and her coach pored through the rules and regulations about the Boston Marathon and couldn't find anything about gender.



Trump previews tax reform plan, offers few details

In the event the bill does make it through the Senate, which is unlikely, and signed by Gov. Hickenlooper, all US presidential and vice presidential candidates would have to release their last five years of federal tax returns 90 days before the General Election.



South Korea, allies brace for North Korea follow-up act

This was a "string of rubbish", according to North Korea, which then warned Australia would face "a suicidal act of coming within the range of the nuclear strike of the strategic force of North Korea". "Can we live in a world like that?" he said. But he did not believe conflict on the Korean peninsula was particularly likely and backed the approach the United States has taken on North Korea.



Oppose candidates who back Brexit at any cost, Blair urges voters

May took the decision to go for a snap election with the aim of strengthening the government's majority, largely by exploiting the crisis facing Labour, which is bitterly divided due to the opposition of a majority of its right-wing MPs to Jeremy Corbyn's nominally left leadership.


North Korea missile test ends in failure, Seoul says

North Korea missile test ends in failure, Seoul says

North Korea responded by warning of a "merciless retaliatory strike" if the US acts first. U.S. Vice President Mike Pence declared Monday the "era of strategic patience is over" with North Korea, expressing impatience with the unwillingness of the regime to move toward ridding itself of nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles.


This Is Trump's North Korea Strategy: 'Maximum Pressure And Engagement'

This Is Trump's North Korea Strategy: 'Maximum Pressure And Engagement'

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, Kim Il Sung's grandson, looked relaxed in a dark suit and laughing with aides as he oversaw the huge parade on the "Day of the Sun " at Pyongyang's main Kim Il Sung Square. Any US strike on North Korea could prompt retaliation against allies or US forces in South Korea or Japan. Kim, a 30-something leader who took power in late 2011, emphasises nuclear weapons as the foundation of his national defense strategy.