Day: April 15, 2019

France:Huge Fire Breaks Out in Paris’ Famous Notre Dame Cathedral

April 15, 2019

  A huge fire has broken out in Paris’ Notre Dame, the world-famous, 850-year-old cathedral on Monday, destroying the frame and toppling the structure’s storied spire. A Paris fire department spokesperson told Reuters News Agency the area was being cleared and a large-scale operation was underway to address the blaze. The Associated Press is reporting […]

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Kenya’s Lawrence Cherono, Ethiopia’s Worknesh Degefa win 2019 Boston Marathon in debuts

April 15, 2019

Worknesh Degefa of Ethiopia crosses the finish line to win the 2019 Boston Marathon Lawrence Cherono of Kenya won the men’s 2019 Boston Marathon in his debut, with a time of 2:07:59 on a day that started off with rainy conditions similar to last year but eventually brightened as the race went on. Two-time winner […]

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Kenya’s Lawrence Cherono wins Bolton Marathon men’s title

April 15, 2019

APRIL 15, 2019 – BOSTON: Men’s elite field during the 123rd running of the Boston Marathon. Herald Photo. Lawrence Cherono won the Boston Marathon men’s race Monday by the slimmest of margins. A three-person race down the stretch on Boylston Street turned into a two-man, all-out sprint, and Cherono, of Kenya, emerged in front of […]

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Indonesian woman caned on public after she broke Sharia law by having sex outside wedlock

April 15, 2019

The terrified woman kneeled on a stage wearing a white hood while a masked official brandished the weapon She was punished for breaking the arch-conservative Aceh region’s Sharia law by having sex outside wedlock Spectators gathered and took pictures of the flogging, which can also be imposed for gambling or drinking  These pictures show a […]

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(PHOTOS) Rainy and wet Hopkinton before start of the 2019 Boston Marathon

April 15, 2019

The rain was starting to let up around 8 a.m., according to reporters at the scene. Photos showing wet weather before the start of the race. Nathan Klima for The Boston Globe — Nathan Klima for The Boston Globe — Stew Milne / AP — Stew Milne / AP — Dustin Martin, of Albuquerque, New […]

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Who is the oldest runner in the 2019 Boston Marathon? Meet Harwich’s Larry Cole.

April 15, 2019

Larry Cole, right, a Korean War veteran and former master sergeant in the U.S. Army, stands with Sgt. Howard Luckett, a veteran of the Army, Marines, and Coast Guard Auxiliary. The two were named co-grand marshals for the 2018 Boston Marathon.—Courtesy of the Boston Athletic Association When Larry Cole pulled a flyer out of his […]

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Ecuador’s president says Julian Assange tried to use its embassy to spy

April 15, 2019

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange repeatedly violated his asylum conditions and tried to use the Ecuadorian embassy in London as a center for spying, Ecuador’s President Lenin Moreno told Britain’s Guardian newspaper. London police dragged Assange out of the embassy on Thursday after his seven-year asylum was revoked, paving the way for his extradition to the […]

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American Airlines extends Boeing 737 MAX cancellations through August 19

April 15, 2019

  By Reuters American Airlines Group Inc said on Sunday it is extending Boeing Co 737 MAX cancellations through Aug. 19, leading to about 115 daily canceled flights, or 1.5 percent of its daily summer flying schedule. In a letter to employees and customers, Chief Executive Doug Parker and President Robert Isom said they believe […]

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Sudan protesters demand ‘immediate’ civilian rule

April 15, 2019

Sudanese Christians from the Nuba Mountains gather at the protest sight near the military headquarters in the capital Khartoum on April 14, 2019. AFP PHOTO By AFP IN SUMMARY The newly formed 10-member transitional council contains several faces from Bashir’s regime. Himeidti is a field commander for the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) counter-insurgency unit, which […]

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BOLTON MARATHON: What you need to know about the 2019 Boston Marathon

April 15, 2019

Defending champions Desiree Linden, left, of Washington, Mich., and Yuki Kawauchi, of Japan, display their assigned bib numbers in advance of the 123rd Boston Marathon on Monday. This year’s Boston Marathon, which will be held Monday, will be the 123rd running of the race that winds its way 26.2 miles from the town of Hopkinton […]

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