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US Vice President Pence Visits DMZ Amid High Tensions With North Korea:

US Vice President Mike Pence on Monday warned North Korea not to test the resolve of the US “or the strength of our military forces,” following a failed North Korean missile test.

Speaking in Seoul, Pence linked recent US military strikes in Syria and Afghanistan with the situation in Korea, saying they showed the “strength and resolve of our new president.”
“We will defeat any attack and we will meet any use of conventional or nuclear weapons with an overwhelming and effective response,” Pence said, adding that when it came to North Korea “all options are on the table.”

BOSTON, MA - MARCH 22: Isaiah Thomas #4 of the Boston Celtics gets introduced in the starting line up before the game against the Indiana Pacers on March 22, 2017 at the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2017 NBAE  (Photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images)


The sister of Boston Celtics point guard Isaiah Thomas was killed in a single-car accident Saturday morning in Federal Way, Washington.

According to the News Tribune‘s Craig Sailor, Chyna J. Thomas, 22, was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident after the 1998 Toyota Camry careened into a barrier after the car drifted into the shoulder.

“That vaulted the vehicle head-on into the sign post,” State Patrol spokesman Trooper Nick King said, per Sailor.

According to Washington State Patrol, Thomas was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the accident.

Kathrine Switzer's friend intervenes as a race official tries to rip the number off her shirt and remove her from the race.

1st Woman To Officially Run Boston Marathon To Do It Again, 50 Years Later:

A 20-year-old Syracuse University journalism student made history in 1967 by becoming the first woman to officially enter the Boston Marathon.

Now, 50 years later, Kathrine Switzer will return to the Boston Marathon starting line wearing the same number an official tried to rip off her clothing in the 1967 race.
The incident was captured in an iconic photo that turned Switzer into a role model and launched her career as an advocate for women’s equality in sports. Now 70, with 39 marathons under her belt, it will be her first time running the Boston race since 1976 and her first marathon since 2011.

<strong>Once-in-a-lifetime cruises:</strong> Get over that idea that cruises are only for retirees once and for all. The new era of cruising is great for honeymooners, parents, kids, and all groups in between.

10 Bucket List Cruises Of A Lifetime:

Spanning seven seas — and countless waterways in between — the world’s horizons stretch every which way for would-be cruisers.

Accordingly, navigating through the literally boatloads of cruising possibilities can feel like an insurmountable task, which is why we’ve narrowed down the best of the bunch to these 10 cruises of a lifetime.
With innovative ships calling on intriguing ports around the globe — all sorted into personalized “pick-your-passion” categories (for beach bums, foodies, romantics and more) — get ready to take your pick on a cruising adventure for the ages.

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Is Police Misconduct Treated Differently In The Cellphone Video Age?:

In California, a police officer in Sacramento is under criminal investigation after he was captured on video throwing an accused jaywalker to the ground and punching him repeatedly.

In Georgia, not one but two Gwinnett County police officers were fired less than 24 hours after cell phone videos surfaced of them punching and kicking a handcuffed motorist.
Are police departments reacting differently now when confronted with video evidence showing the misconduct of officers?

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