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Fortune
Marathon Superstar Reups His Partnership With SkechersMeb Keflezighi, the 2014 winner of the Boston marathon, has signed a contract e
Marathon Superstar Reups His Partnership With Skechers
Fortune / Posted 15 hours ago
Meb Keflezighi, the 2014 winner of the Boston marathon, has signed a contract extension with sponsor Skechers in a pact that will almost certainly extend beyond the 40-year-old’s professional running career. The partnership between Keflezighi and... Read more
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Roll Call
The Threat, and Politics, of Homegrown TerrorismThe Threat, and the Politics, of Homegrown Terrorism Rubio is among the presid
The Threat, and Politics, of Homegrown Terrorism
Roll Call / Posted 16 hours ago
The Threat, and the Politics, of Homegrown Terrorism Rubio is among the presidential candidates warning of the dangers of homegrown domestic terrorism. A new documentary on HBO explores the extent of the threat. (Meredith Dake-O’Connor/CQ Roll... Read more
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The Christian Post
Obama Ordered Agents to Delete Records of Muslims With Terror Ties, Whistleblower ClaimsU.S. President Barack Obama delivers remarks after attending a National Securit
Obama Ordered Agents to Delete Records of Muslims With Terror Ties, Whistleblower Claims
The Christian Post / Posted 17 hours ago
U.S. President Barack Obama delivers remarks after attending a National Security Council meeting on the counter-Islamic State campaign accompanied by U.S. Vice President Joe Biden (L) and U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter (C) at the Pentagon in... Read more
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Business Wire
Skechers Performance Extends Contract with World Class Marathoner, MebLOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Skechers Performance, a division of Skechers USA,
Skechers Performance Extends Contract with World Class Marathoner, Meb
Business Wire / Posted 20 hours ago
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Skechers Performance, a division of Skechers USA, Inc. (NYSE:SKX), today announced the contract extension of world-class distance runner, Meb. Meb will continue as brand ambassador for Skechers Performance through 2023.... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Weekend provides two marathons in two daysAccording to Guinness World Records, the record for the most marathons run in o
Weekend provides two marathons in two days
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
According to Guinness World Records, the record for the most marathons run in one year belongs to Larry Macon of San Antonio. From Dec. 1, 2012, to Nov. 30, 2013, Macon ran 6,261.8 miles to complete 239 marathons. That's obviously an extreme goal to... Read more
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Boston Globe
New FBI chief vows collaborative approaches to law enforcementThe new head of the FBI in Boston vowed to take a collaborative approach to law
New FBI chief vows collaborative approaches to law enforcement
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
The new head of the FBI in Boston vowed to take a collaborative approach to law enforcement, partnering with local authorities and other federal agencies to combat drug activity, gun crimes, and terrorism — what he considers his agency’s top... Read more
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Deseret News
Kim Cowart: Running with cancerRunning has given me many gifts, but perhaps the greatest gift has been my frie
Kim Cowart: Running with cancer
Deseret News / Posted yesterday
Running has given me many gifts, but perhaps the greatest gift has been my friendship with Marie Murray. Five years ago I received a Facebook message from my friend Rick asking for advice on behalf of his friend who had just qualified for the Boston... Read more
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examiner.com
Volkswagen may offer diesel car owners generous compensationFeinberg, who has headed payment programs in the General Motors ignition switch
Volkswagen may offer diesel car owners generous compensation
examiner.com / Posted yesterday
Feinberg, who has headed payment programs in the General Motors ignition switch scandal, the BE Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the Boston Marathon One Fund and 9/11 victims, was tasked by the automaker with creating and administering its compensation... Read more
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The Oakland Press
Morgan seeks berth on Olympic team at marathon trialsThe weather’s been fine, the training’s been fine, everything’s been fine for 3
Morgan seeks berth on Olympic team at marathon trials
The Oakland Press / Posted yesterday
The weather’s been fine, the training’s been fine, everything’s been fine for 35-year-old Mike Morgan of Rochester Hills. Now, the veteran distance runner hopes those factors translate to a berth on the U.S. Olympic team as he prepares for the... Read more
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Victor Post
NEIGHBORHOOD HERO: Jack Coons, a leader by example Posted Feb. 4, 2016 at 3:00 PM Posted Feb. 4, 2016 at 3:00 PM CANANDAIGUA —
NEIGHBORHOOD HERO: Jack Coons, a leader by example
Victor Post / Posted 2 days ago
Posted Feb. 4, 2016 at 3:00 PM Posted Feb. 4, 2016 at 3:00 PM CANANDAIGUA — At nearly 78, Jack Coons could be sitting back in his rocker, sipping an ice-cold lemonade and doing a crossword... Read more
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Denver Post
Colorado athletes are chasing olympic dreamsAt the 2012 marathon Olympic trials, former University of Colorado star Dathan
Colorado athletes are chasing olympic dreams
Denver Post / Posted 2 days ago
At the 2012 marathon Olympic trials, former University of Colorado star Dathan Ritzenhein ran 26.2 miles in 2 hours, 9 minutes, 55 seconds — and missed making the marathon team by eight seconds. At next Saturday's marathon trials in Los Angeles he... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
People who believe in conspiracy theories are more likely to endorse violenceOn Jan. 26, FBI agents made public a foiled plot against the Freemasons. Samy M
People who believe in conspiracy theories are more likely to endorse violence
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
On Jan. 26, FBI agents made public a foiled plot against the Freemasons. Samy Mohamed Hamzeh was arrested with a machine gun and silencer. The FBI alleges that he intended to storm the Scottish Rite Masonic Temple in Milwaukee and kill upwards of 30... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Man Shot Dead In Attack At Boxing Match WeighIn this Monday, April 15, 2013 photo, former New England Patriots player Joe An
Man Shot Dead In Attack At Boxing Match Weigh
The Huffington Post / Posted 2 days ago
In this Monday, April 15, 2013 photo, former New England Patriots player Joe Andruzzi carries a woman from the scene of two blasts at the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Exeter Street in Boston. The bombs that ripped through the crowd at the... Read more
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Boston Herald
Cops: Woman on 4 drugs when she hit, killed nurseA Hanson woman was driving under the influence of four different drugs when she
Cops: Woman on 4 drugs when she hit, killed nurse
Boston Herald / Posted 2 days ago
A Hanson woman was driving under the influence of four different drugs when she crossed the center line and struck and killed a Hanover nurse who was training for the Boston Marathon two days before Christmas, authorities said. Kathleen Vitello, 52,... Read more
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Henrietta Post
NEIGHBORHOOD HERO: Jack Coons, a leader by example Posted Feb. 4, 2016 at 3:00 PM Posted Feb. 4, 2016 at 3:00 PM CANANDAIGUA —
NEIGHBORHOOD HERO: Jack Coons, a leader by example
Henrietta Post / Posted 3 days ago
Posted Feb. 4, 2016 at 3:00 PM Posted Feb. 4, 2016 at 3:00 PM CANANDAIGUA — At nearly 78, Jack Coons could be sitting back in his rocker, sipping an ice-cold lemonade and doing a crossword... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Inside Amanda Palmer’s controlled chaosAmanda Palmer has never let a lack of prep time stop her from doing her thing.
Inside Amanda Palmer’s controlled chaos
The Globe and Mail / Posted 3 days ago
Amanda Palmer has never let a lack of prep time stop her from doing her thing. During Vancouver’s inaugural TED conference two years ago, she mounted a pay-what-you-can, off-site concert with two days’ notice, a lineup she secured in part by trolling... Read more
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WCTV Tallahassee
Preparations Underway for 42nd Tallahassee MarathonBy: Brittany Bedi February 5, 2016 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- The City of Tallahasse
Preparations Underway for 42nd Tallahassee Marathon
WCTV Tallahassee / Posted 3 days ago
By: Brittany Bedi February 5, 2016 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- The City of Tallahassee will be hosting the 42nd running of the Tallahassee Marathon. There will be two races; the marathon, and a half marathon. Both races start at the Leon County Courthouse... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
'One American family'It was predictable that President Barack Obama would get slammed for speaking a
'One American family'
Baltimore Sun / Posted 3 days ago
It was predictable that President Barack Obama would get slammed for speaking at the Islamic Society of Baltimore this week. The president's critics have taken the position that whatever Mr. Obama does must be wrong, including things Republicans... Read more
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Herald Sun
Is this the end of Twitter?THE way we talk to friends evolves quicker than ever. Once we phoned friends.
Is this the end of Twitter?
Herald Sun / Posted 3 days ago
THE way we talk to friends evolves quicker than ever. Once we phoned friends. Next we started texting them. Now we send a Facebook message because they liked our Instagram photo so we checked in with them on Snapchat. But each time friendships... Read more
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News.com.au
Stocks are down, users are confused: Is this the end of Twitter?Taking a look around Twitter's Australian headquarters. Courtesy: Twitter Twit
Stocks are down, users are confused: Is this the end of Twitter?
News.com.au / Posted 3 days ago
Taking a look around Twitter's Australian headquarters. Courtesy: Twitter Twitter co-founder and CEO Jack Dorsey. Picture: GETTY THE way we talk to friends evolves quicker than ever. Once we phoned friends. Next we started texting them. Now we... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Is this the end of Twitter?Tweet nothing: Can Twitter attract enough users to stay alive? | DailyTelegraph
Is this the end of Twitter?
Daily Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
Tweet nothing: Can Twitter attract enough users to stay alive? | DailyTelegraph SearchUse keywords to search content on this website SearchUse keywords to search content on this website THE way we talk to friends evolves quicker than ever. Once... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Is this the end of Twitter?THE way we talk to friends evolves quicker than ever. Once we phoned friends.
Is this the end of Twitter?
Adelaide Now / Posted 3 days ago
THE way we talk to friends evolves quicker than ever. Once we phoned friends. Next we started texting them. Now we send a Facebook message because they liked our Instagram photo so we checked in with them on Snapchat. But each time friendships... Read more
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Perth Now
Is this the end of Twitter?THE way we talk to friends evolves quicker than ever. Once we phoned friends.
Is this the end of Twitter?
Perth Now / Posted 4 days ago
THE way we talk to friends evolves quicker than ever. Once we phoned friends. Next we started texting them. Now we send a Facebook message because they liked our Instagram photo so we checked in with them on Snapchat. But each time friendships... Read more
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Boston Globe
HBO’s ‘Jim’ shows us James Foley, the man - The Boston GlobeThere are so very many things to admire about “Jim: The James Foley Story,” HBO
HBO’s ‘Jim’ shows us James Foley, the man - The Boston Globe
Boston Globe / Posted 4 days ago
There are so very many things to admire about “Jim: The James Foley Story,” HBO’s new documentary on the journalist who was beheaded by an ISIS executioner in August 2014. Foley was the first American murdered by the militant group, and the video of... Read more
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WA Today
Alibi witness for murder convict Adnan Syed from 'Serial'Baltimore: The Baltimore man whose conviction for a 1999 murder was questioned
Alibi witness for murder convict Adnan Syed from 'Serial'
WA Today / Posted 4 days ago
Baltimore: The Baltimore man whose conviction for a 1999 murder was questioned by the popular podcast Serial was calm when he was told the victim was missing, a witness has testified in court. Asia McClain Chapman, a high school classmate of Adnan... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Wilmington man overcomes cancer, qualifies for Boston MarathonOn World Cancer Day, one Wilmington man reflects back on the past 12 months, a
Wilmington man overcomes cancer, qualifies for Boston Marathon
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 4 days ago
On World Cancer Day, one Wilmington man reflects back on the past 12 months, a year that included a diagnosis of throat and neck cancer, chemo and radiation treatments, recovery, and the achievement of a lifelong goal. Around this time last year,... Read more
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Canberra Times
Alibi witness for murder convict Adnan Syed from 'Serial'Baltimore: The Baltimore man whose conviction for a 1999 murder was questioned
Alibi witness for murder convict Adnan Syed from 'Serial'
Canberra Times / Posted 4 days ago
Baltimore: The Baltimore man whose conviction for a 1999 murder was questioned by the popular podcast Serial was calm when he was told the victim was missing, a witness has testified in court. Asia McClain Chapman, a high school classmate of Adnan... Read more
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The Age
Alibi witness for murder convict Adnan Syed from 'Serial'Baltimore: The Baltimore man whose conviction for a 1999 murder was questioned
Alibi witness for murder convict Adnan Syed from 'Serial'
The Age / Posted 4 days ago
Baltimore: The Baltimore man whose conviction for a 1999 murder was questioned by the popular podcast Serial was calm when he was told the victim was missing, a witness has testified in court. Asia McClain Chapman, a high school classmate of Adnan... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Alibi witness for murder convict Adnan Syed from 'Serial'Baltimore: The Baltimore man whose conviction for a 1999 murder was questioned
Alibi witness for murder convict Adnan Syed from 'Serial'
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 4 days ago
Baltimore: The Baltimore man whose conviction for a 1999 murder was questioned by the popular podcast Serial was calm when he was told the victim was missing, a witness has testified in court. Asia McClain Chapman, a high school classmate of Adnan... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Alibi witness for murder convict Adnan Syed from 'Serial'Officials escort "Serial" podcast subject Adnan Syed from the court in Baltimor
Alibi witness for murder convict Adnan Syed from 'Serial'
Brisbane Times / Posted 4 days ago
Officials escort "Serial" podcast subject Adnan Syed from the court in Baltimore on Wednesday. Photo: Baltimore Sun Baltimore: The Baltimore man whose conviction for a 1999 murder was questioned by the popular podcast Serial was calm when he was... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Wilmington man overcomes cancer, qualifies for Boston MarathonOn World Cancer Day, one Wilmington man reflects back on the past twelve months
Wilmington man overcomes cancer, qualifies for Boston Marathon
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 4 days ago
On World Cancer Day, one Wilmington man reflects back on the past twelve months, a year that included a diagnosis of throat and neck cancer, chemo and radiation treatments, recovery, and the achievement of a lifelong goal. Around this time last... Read more
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Fairport - East Rochester Post
NEIGHBORHOOD HERO: Jack Coons, a leader by example Posted Feb. 4, 2016 at 3:00 PM Posted Feb. 4, 2016 at 3:00 PM CANANDAIGUA —
NEIGHBORHOOD HERO: Jack Coons, a leader by example
Fairport - East Rochester Post / Posted 4 days ago
Posted Feb. 4, 2016 at 3:00 PM Posted Feb. 4, 2016 at 3:00 PM CANANDAIGUA — At nearly 78, Jack Coons could be sitting back in his rocker, sipping an ice-cold lemonade and doing a crossword... Read more
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MPNnow.com
NEIGHBORHOOD HERO: Jack Coons, a leader by example Posted Feb. 4, 2016 at 3:00 PM Posted Feb. 4, 2016 at 3:00 PM CANANDAIGUA —
NEIGHBORHOOD HERO: Jack Coons, a leader by example
MPNnow.com / Posted 4 days ago
Posted Feb. 4, 2016 at 3:00 PM Posted Feb. 4, 2016 at 3:00 PM CANANDAIGUA — At nearly 78, Jack Coons could be sitting back in his rocker, sipping an ice-cold lemonade and doing a crossword... Read more
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Wayne Post
NEIGHBORHOOD HERO: Jack Coons, a leader by example Posted Feb. 4, 2016 at 3:00 PM Posted Feb. 4, 2016 at 3:00 PM CANANDAIGUA —
NEIGHBORHOOD HERO: Jack Coons, a leader by example
Wayne Post / Posted 4 days ago
Posted Feb. 4, 2016 at 3:00 PM Posted Feb. 4, 2016 at 3:00 PM CANANDAIGUA — At nearly 78, Jack Coons could be sitting back in his rocker, sipping an ice-cold lemonade and doing a crossword... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Boston Marathon organizer buys building near start lineHOPKINTON, Mass. (AP) - The Boston Athletic Association has bought an office bu
Boston Marathon organizer buys building near start line
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 4 days ago
HOPKINTON, Mass. (AP) - The Boston Athletic Association has bought an office building in Hopkinton just yards from the Boston Marathon starting line. The MetroWest Daily News (http://bit.ly/1SvDAUT ) cites registry of deeds records to report that... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
How Silicon Valley Is Playing Defense To Prep For A Super Bowl BlitzIt's one of the biggest logistical challenges imaginable—how to secure a major
How Silicon Valley Is Playing Defense To Prep For A Super Bowl Blitz
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 4 days ago
It's one of the biggest logistical challenges imaginable—how to secure a major urban area hosting one of the world's biggest sports events and expecting a blitz of tourists and fans. San Francisco is expecting almost 2 million visitors to the Bay... Read more
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Triathlete / Inside Triathlon
Vote: 2016 Triathlete Fit Contest – The MenVote: Triathlete Fit - Men's Contest After law school, I began working 70-plus
Vote: 2016 Triathlete Fit Contest – The Men
Triathlete / Inside Triathlon / Posted 5 days ago
Vote: Triathlete Fit - Men's Contest After law school, I began working 70-plus hours a week for the first two years. Over time, the work schedule took a toll on my body and in turn, my health. I was 228 pounds, pre-hypertensive, and had an... Read more
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Triathlete / Inside Triathlon
Final Vote: Triathlete Fit – Men’s ContestTop 10 Vote: Triathlete Fit - Men's Contest After law school, I began working
Final Vote: Triathlete Fit – Men’s Contest
Triathlete / Inside Triathlon / Posted 5 days ago
Top 10 Vote: Triathlete Fit - Men's Contest After law school, I began working 70-plus hours a week for the first two years. Over time, the work schedule took a toll on my body and in turn, my health. I was 228 pounds, pre-hypertensive, and had an... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Paul Craig Roberts: There Is No Freedom Without TruthAuthored by Paul Craig Roberts, “This conjunction of an immense military estab
Paul Craig Roberts: There Is No Freedom Without Truth
Zero Hedge / Posted 5 days ago
Authored by Paul Craig Roberts, “This conjunction of an immense military establishment and a large arms industry is new in the American experience. The total influence — economic, political, even spiritual — is felt in every city, every statehouse,... Read more
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Fairport - East Rochester Post
AutismUp to welcome ESPN broadcaster for Opportunity Awards Posted Feb. 3, 2016 at 4:25 PM AutismUp will welcome ESPN broadcaster Roy Fi
AutismUp to welcome ESPN broadcaster for Opportunity Awards
Fairport - East Rochester Post / Posted 5 days ago
Posted Feb. 3, 2016 at 4:25 PM AutismUp will welcome ESPN broadcaster Roy Firestone at noon Feb. 11 for the Opportunity Awards, a way to celebrate the players in the community supporting... Read more
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MLive.com
Convicted killer Adnan Syed, of 'Serial' podcast, returns to court todayBALTIMORE — Sixteen years after he was sentenced to life in prison for the murd
Convicted killer Adnan Syed, of 'Serial' podcast, returns to court today
MLive.com / Posted 5 days ago
BALTIMORE — Sixteen years after he was sentenced to life in prison for the murder of his ex-girlfriend, and one year after his case was re-examined through the wildly popular podcast "Serial," Adnan Syed will return to court Wednesday for his latest... Read more
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The Daily Tar Heel
A choice between two terrorsFor the longest, I thought it would be nice to veer on the side of the terroriz
A choice between two terrors
The Daily Tar Heel / Posted 6 days ago
For the longest, I thought it would be nice to veer on the side of the terrorized. Especially after 9/11, when my excitable imagination worked itself into a huff: Every time a new attack occurred, I’d get a cagey look in my eyes. Oh, a big bombing... Read more
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The Washington Times
DON FEDER: Obama’s Holocaust remembranceChutzpah is one of those Yiddish words that defy exact definition. Merriam Webs
DON FEDER: Obama’s Holocaust remembrance
The Washington Times / Posted 6 days ago
Chutzpah is one of those Yiddish words that defy exact definition. Merriam Webster lists synonyms like “audacity,” “nerve,” “cheek” and “gall.” An illustration might help. Chutzpah is President Obama giving a speech on Holocaust Remembrance Day, at... Read more
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The Mercury News
Super Bowl: Little-known terrorist plot at last year's gameA month before last year's Super Bowl in Arizona, three men who had pledged sup
Super Bowl: Little-known terrorist plot at last year's game
The Mercury News / Posted 6 days ago
A month before last year's Super Bowl in Arizona, three men who had pledged support for the Islamic State group traveled into the remote desert near Phoenix and practiced shooting assault rifles. Among other targets, the trio had eyed bombing Super... Read more
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San Jose Mercury News
Super Bowl: Little-known terrorist plot at last year's gameA month before last year's Super Bowl in Arizona, three men who had pledged sup
Super Bowl: Little-known terrorist plot at last year's game
San Jose Mercury News / Posted 6 days ago
A month before last year's Super Bowl in Arizona, three men who had pledged support for the Islamic State group traveled into the remote desert near Phoenix and practiced shooting assault rifles. Among other targets, the trio had eyed bombing Super... Read more
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Daily Press
Hopper, Riggs earn Colonial Road Runners Grand Prix titles | Community newsThe 2015 Colonial Road Runners Grand Prix turned into a banner run for Williams
Hopper, Riggs earn Colonial Road Runners Grand Prix titles | Community news
Daily Press / Posted 6 days ago
The 2015 Colonial Road Runners Grand Prix turned into a banner run for Williamsburg's Roger Hopper and Jessica Riggs. Each ran 12 races, winning nine times to propel the previously-unheralded duo to the men's and women's overall GP titles for the... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Super Bowl: Little-known terrorist plot at last year's gameA month before last year's Super Bowl in Arizona, three men who had pledged sup
Super Bowl: Little-known terrorist plot at last year's game
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 6 days ago
A month before last year's Super Bowl in Arizona, three men who had pledged support for ISIS traveled into the remote desert near Phoenix and practiced shooting assault rifles. Among other targets, the trio had eyed bombing Super Bowl XLIX and the... Read more
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The Daily Review
Super Bowl: Little-known terrorist plot at last year's gameA month before last year's Super Bowl in Arizona, three men who had pledged sup
Super Bowl: Little-known terrorist plot at last year's game
The Daily Review / Posted 6 days ago
A month before last year's Super Bowl in Arizona, three men who had pledged support for ISIS traveled into the remote desert near Phoenix and practiced shooting assault rifles. Among other targets, the trio had eyed bombing Super Bowl XLIX and the... Read more
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asianage
�Americans want US to do more against ISIS'A majority of Americans want the United States to intensify its assault on ISIS
�Americans want US to do more against ISIS'
asianage / Posted 6 days ago
A majority of Americans want the United States to intensify its assault on ISIS following the Paris attacks, but most remain opposed to sending troops to Iraq or Syria, where the militant group is based, a Reuters/Ipsos poll found. That view runs... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Impressive Altitude Half-Marathon By Olympian IrvetteThe 20-year women's marathon record might come under fire by 2012 Olympian Irve
Impressive Altitude Half-Marathon By Olympian Irvette
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
The 20-year women's marathon record might come under fire by 2012 Olympian Irvette van Zyl at the London Marathon (24 April). The official women's marathon record of 2hr 26min 35sec, set by Colleen de Reuck in Berlin on 29 September 1996, has been... Read more
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