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N. Korea bars tourists from popular race over Ebola concerns

In this Oct. 21, 2014 file photo, passengers wait for their luggage upon arrival at the Sunan International Airport in Pyongyang, North Korea, before closing its door for foreign visitors to visit the country in fear of the Ebola virus. Tightening the screws even further on travel to their already isolated country, North Korean authorities have barred foreigners from one of the year's most popular tourist events — the annual Pyongyang marathon — because of ongoing concerns over the spread of the Ebola virus, travel agencies said Monday, Feb. 23, 2015.(AP Photo/Wong Maye-E, File)

TOKYO (AP) — Further restricting travel to the already isolated country, North Korea barred foreigners from one of its most popular tourist events — the annual Pyongyang marathon — because of concerns over the Ebola virus, travel agencies said Monday.

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Abu Dhabi takes Volvo Ocean Race Auckland leg lead

ALICANTE, Spain (AP) — Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing snatched the leg four lead of the Volvo Ocean Race on Sunday after multiple changes in the fleet’s placings over the last 24 hours.

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