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She lost her leg in the Boston bombings. Now, she’s running the Marathon.

Boston bombing survivor Adrianne Haslet-Davis will run the Boston Marathon three years after losing her lower left leg in the 2013 bombing of the finish line of the Boston Marathon. Haslet-Davis, a ballroom dancer, dances again now too. Juliet Spies-Gans reports on her progress in The Huffington Post.

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Saudi Arabia warns of economic fallout if Congress passes Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA)

Saudi Arabia has vowed that it will sell billions of dollars’ worth of their American assets if Congress passes the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA) that would allow the Saudis to be held responsible by US courts for any part of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. The Obama administration is pressuring Congress to block JASTA’s passage, […]

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Bombing survivor to compete in 2016 Boston Marathon thanks to Semper Fi Fund

Boston Marathon survivor Marc Fucarile, who lost a leg in the bombing, will compete in his first Boston Marathon this year, reports Heather Hegedus of My Fox Boston. Fucaile will use a hand cycle provided by the Semper Fi Foundation for the 26.2 mile race. Fucarile will be racing with and raising money for the Achilles Freedom team.

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