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April 17, 2017 - 11:21 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A state-backed newspaper in the United Arab Emirates that was bought by an Emirati who oversees the English soccer club Manchester City is undergoing layoffs, those with knowledge of the firings said Monday. They told The Associated Press that staffers at The...
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The men's wheelchair division crosses the line at the start of the 2017 Boston Marathon in Hopkinton, Mass., Monday, April 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Mary Schwalm)
April 17, 2017 - 10:46 am
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the 121st running of the Boston Marathon (all times local): 10:45 a.m. Marcel Hug (HOOG) has won the wheelchair race at the Boston Marathon in a world's best time. Hug outpushed 10-time winner Ernst Van Dyk of South Africa down Boylston Street to finish in an unofficial...
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The men's wheelchair division crosses the line at the start of the 2017 Boston Marathon in Hopkinton, Mass., Monday, April 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Mary Schwalm)
April 17, 2017 - 10:42 am
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the 121st running of the Boston Marathon (all times local): 10:40 a.m. Marcel Hug (HOOG) has won the wheelchair race at the Boston Marathon in a course record time. It was the third straight Boston win for the 32-year-old from Switzerland. Hug outpushed 10-time winner...
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The elite female runners break from the starting line in the 2017 Boston Marathon in Hopkinton, Mass., Monday, April 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Mary Schwalm)
April 17, 2017 - 10:08 am
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the 121st running of the Boston Marathon (all times local): 10 a.m. The 121st Boston Marathon is on its way from Hopkinton to Boston. The bulk of the 30,000-runner field left at 10 a.m. for the 26.2-mile trek to Copley Square. Along the way, they were expected to be...
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Workers make final preparations of the finish line before the 121st Boston Marathon on Monday, April 17, 2017, in Boston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
April 17, 2017 - 9:28 am
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the 121st running of the Boston Marathon (all times local): 9:20 a.m. The 121st running of the Boston Marathon is getting underway in waves for the 30,000 athletes. Mobility impaired athletes — the blind and those with prostheses or other challenges — started at 8:50 a.m...
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A police officer and a working dog perform a security sweep at the starting line of the Boston Marathon in Hopkinton, Mass., Monday, April 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Mary Schwalm)
April 17, 2017 - 9:21 am
BOSTON (AP) — Meb Keflezighi's last Boston Marathon. Galen Rupp's first. Two defending champions on the women's side (sort of), and Lemi Berhanu Hayle returns to go for his second straight men's title. Also: puppies! The 121st edition of the Boston Marathon left Hopkinton on Monday morning for the...
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U.S. distance runner Meb Keflezighi waves during a Boston Marathon media availability Friday, April 14, 2017 in Boston. Keflezighi has said he'll retire after running in Monday's race and the TCS New York City Marathon in November. (AP Photo/Bill Sikes)
April 17, 2017 - 4:54 am
BOSTON (AP) — Meb Keflezighi's last Boston Marathon. Galen Rupp's first. Two defending champions on the women's side (sort of), and Lemi Berhanu Hayle returns to go for his second straight men's title. Also: puppies! The 121st edition of the Boston Marathon will leave Hopkinton on Monday morning...
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Boston Red Sox's Drew Pomeranz delivers a pitch in the first inning of a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays, Sunday, April 16, 2017, in Boston. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
April 17, 2017 - 2:30 am
A look at what's happening all around the majors today: ___ SET THAT ALARM The annual Patriots Day' game at Fenway Park is always the earliest start in the majors — 11:05 a.m. on the day of the Boston Marathon. Knuckleballer Steven Wright pitches for the Red Sox against Tampa Bay lefty Blake Snell...
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U.S. distance runner Meb Keflezighi waves during a Boston Marathon media availability Friday, April 14, 2017 in Boston. Keflezighi has said he'll retire after running in Monday's race and the TCS New York City Marathon in November. (AP Photo/Bill Sikes)
April 17, 2017 - 2:29 am
BOSTON (AP) — Meb Keflezighi's last Boston Marathon. Galen Rupp's first. Two defending champions on the women's side (sort of), and Lemi Berhanu Hayle returns to go for his second straight men's title. Also: puppies! The 121st edition of the Boston Marathon will leave Hopkinton on Monday morning...
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Edmonton Oilers' Zack Kassian, bottom center, celebrates after scoring against the San Jose Sharks during the third period in Game 3 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series Sunday, April 16, 2017, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
April 17, 2017 - 1:29 am
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Connor McDavid carried the Edmonton Oilers back to the playoffs after a decade-long drought. Now that they're in the postseason, it's Zack Kassian and Cam Talbot doing the heavy lifting. Kassian scored midway through the third period for his second straight game-winner,...
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