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The unlikely Boston marathon runner-up

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The unlikely runner-up will return to her full-time job with $75,000 in prize money A two-time Olympian, Desiree Linden, became the first American woman to win the Boston Marathon since 1985 on Monday – but it’s the runner-up who is making headlines. Sarah Sellers ran the 26.2 mile (42km)…

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R Kelly accused of new sexual misconduct

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption R Kelly is accused of “predatory, controlling and abusive behaviour” R Kelly is facing a fresh allegation of sexual misconduct, from a former partner who claims he “intentionally” infected her with an STD in Dallas. According to her lawyer, the unnamed woman was the victim of “unlawful restraint” during…

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Rahul attacks PM on currency shortage, says country in grip of ‘note ban’ terror again

Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said the “terror of note ban” has again gripped the country due to reported shortage of cash in several States, and accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of destroying the country’s banking system with his demonetisation decision. The Congress chief, who is in his parliamentary constituency Amethi, took to Twitter…