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The Ethiopian star becomes the first man to run a marathon under 2 hours 4 minutes.
The world record holder in the marathon is at odds with his national federation.
The world record holder is likely to avoid the pollution ladened Beijing marathon.
The Ethiopian runner will get a $1 million bonus if he breaks his own world record.
The Ethiopian wins the Berlin Marathon, beating the previous record by 29 seconds.
It's eight from eight for the Olympic champion.
The Ethiopian champion believes there is no room for complacency in athletics.
Ethiopian track superstar Haile Gebrselassie has set himself the dual goal of breaking the world record and winning the marathon at the 2008 Olympics in Peking.
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Muslims and Arabs in the US say they face discrimination in many areas of life, 13 years after the 9/11 attacks.
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