• Mayweather Vs Pacquiao bout: Investors complaining of losing big dollars

    Los Angeles (United States), May 3 (ANI): With the much awaited boxing bout between American Floyd Mayweather and Filipino Manny Pacquiao set to begin in a short time from now, reports are surfacing that investors in the event are losing money big time. According to TMZ Sports, the bout was…

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    • British grandmother prepares for execution in Indonesia

      A British grandmother on death row in Indonesia is writing goodbye letters to her family and believes she could be executed at any time, she wrote in an article on Sunday. Lindsay Sandiford, 58, said she was expecting to die shortly, after seven foreign drug convicts were executed last week,…

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      • US rejects China’s offer over disputed islands

        The United States on Friday swiftly rejected a suggestion by a top Chinese military official that it use Chinese facilities on disputed islands in the South China Sea for international rescue and relief operations. Beijing has been roundly criticized by the West for construction work on islands in…

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        • Why Chris Paul was so emotional after knocking off Spurs with memorable one-legged shot

          In between hugging actor Billy Crystal and Los Angeles Clippers owner Steve Ballmer, Chris Paul gave the longest congratulatory hug Saturday night to his brother C.J., repeating one word of joy over and over. "Finally," Chris Paul said. The "finally" was in respect to the San Antonio Spurs.

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          • Cable, pay-per-view problems leave viewers fighting mad

            For some boxing fans, the big fight Saturday night turned out to be between them and their cable companies. Strong pay-per-view demand for the Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao fight in Las Vegas caused problems for cable and satellite systems, especially when people tried to order at the last…

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            • Philippines says Islamist militant was killed by followers

              The Philippines' most wanted Islamist militant, whose death at the weekend could boost peace efforts in the country's south, was killed by his own bodyguards in pursuit of a bounty offered by the United States, the head of the military said on Monday. Abdul Basit Usman, a militant with strong al…

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              • Boston Marathon bomber cries, wipes eyes as aunt takes stand

                For the first time in court, Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev dropped his blank, impassive demeanor and cried as his sobbing aunt briefly took the stand Monday in his federal death penalty trial. Tsarnaev, 21, wiped tears from his eyes quickly and fidgeted in his chair as his mother's…

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                • Jet-skiing ad exec rescued off Batangas

                  A manager of an advertising agency has been rescued in the waters off this province a day after he was reported missing while jet-skiing in Anilao last Friday. Timothy Roy Condino, 22, was rescued by a cargo vessel past 5:30 p.m. on Saturday. In a text message to The STAR, Stephene Roy Condino said…

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                  • Two charged over China 'Fast & Furious' Lamborghini-Ferrari crash

                    Two young men who staged what China's state news agency called a "real-life 'Fast and Furious' drag race" in central Beijing were charged Monday with dangerous driving. Last month's crash of a Lamborghini and a Ferrari in the capital of the communist nation sparked a wave of online speculation and…

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                    • Freed Nigerian women tell of horror of Boko Haram captivity

                      By Isaac Abrak and Emma Ande YOLA, Nigeria (Reuters) - Boko Haram fighters killed older boys and men in front of their families before taking women and children into the forest where many died of hunger and disease, freed captives said on Sunday after they were brought to a government refugee camp.…

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                      • Royal couple ‘have chosen daughter’s name’

                        Britain’s Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge have reportedly chosen their baby’s name. The royal couple welcomed a daughter on Saturday, a sibling for 21-month-old son George. “Indeed, William is far more likely to turn to her than even his father, as he did when he was unhappy about the…

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                        • Parañaque relocates more waterway squatters

                          The city government of Parañaque has intensified the relocation of illegal dwellers living along waterways and danger zones in preparation for the rainy season, Mayor Edwin Olivarez said yesterday. “Residents in danger zones voluntarily dismantled their shanties and availed themselves of the…

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                          • Shipwrecks Spotted in Crystal-Clear Waters of Lake Michigan

                            Early spring is apparently a good time to look for shipwrecks in Lake Michigan. Earlier this month, a helicopter from the Coast Guard's Air Station in Traverse City, Michigan, was out on a routine patrol over the lake, looking for boats in distress or anything out of the ordinary. When Petty…

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                            • Tropical depression spotted off Mindanao

                              A tropical depression hovering over the Pacific Ocean is expected to enter the Philippine area of responsibility on Thursday and may bring much-needed rain to the country later this week, the state weather bureau said yesterday. As of 10 a.m. yesterday, the weather disturbance was spotted at 1,615…

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                              • Japanese ship’s crew to join PCG anti-piracy exercise

                                The crew of a Japanese search and rescue vessel PLH22 Yashima will take part in an exercise to combat piracy and armed robbery at sea with the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) on Wednesday. In a statement issued yesterday, PCG spokesman Commander Armand Balilo said the Yashima – which is 130 meters…

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                                • Americans too fast for Bolt to catch in relay

                                  Mike Rodgers, Justin Gatlin and Tyson Gay powered the Americans to a five-meter advantage through three legs of the highly anticipated race and Ryan Bailey brought the team home in 37.38 seconds. Bolt, who had missed last year's inaugural World Relays, made up ground on Bailey in their anchor leg…

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                                  • N. Korea arrests South Korean studying in US

                                    North Korea said Saturday it had arrested a South Korean student, who attends New York University and has permanent US residency, for illegally entering the country from China last month. The North's official KCNA news agency identified the man as 21-year-old Won Moon-Joo. Won was arrested after…

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