• 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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    • 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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      • 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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        • 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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          • 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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            • 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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              • 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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                • Ouch! See Britney\'s Ankle Boot

                  Britney Spears wasn't so "lucky" when it came to her ankle this week. The pop star took a spill while performing in her Las Vegas residency show, "Piece of Me," on Wednesday night, and on Friday, she showed off the resulting injury on Twitter. This

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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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                    • Taguig bettor wins P39.2-M lotto jackpot

                      A player from Taguig City won the jackpot of the 6/42 Regular Lotto’s May 2 draw, the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) announced yesterday. PCSO general manager Jose Ferdinand Rojas said the still unidentified winner guessed the six-digit winning combination, 12-42-16-04-11-08, which…

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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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                          • Ebola Survivors Should Use Condoms Indefinitely, CDC Says

                            The Ebola virus can remain in semen for longer than previously thought, and so men who survive the disease should always use a condom during sex until more information is known, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says. This new recommendation follows the report of a woman in Liberia who…

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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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                              • Philippine rebels kill most wanted Islamist militant in south

                                The Philippines' most wanted Islamist militant, who escaped after a raid in January that killed 44 police commandos, was killed on Sunday in firefight with Muslim rebels, officials said. Protracted police operations to arrest three Islamist high-value targets had become the biggest political crisis…

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                                • 'Avengers' sequel is second biggest US opener of all time

                                  LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The Avengers are mighty, but not enough to beat themselves. The Marvel and Disney sequel earned a staggering $187.7 million in its debut weekend, making it the second biggest U.S. opening of all time according to

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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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