Floyd Mayweather Jr. extended his undefeated record on Saturday, beating Manny Pacquiao in one of the most widely anticipated boxing matches of the decade. Winning the welterweight title in a unanimous judges' decision, Mayweather landed 148 of his 435 punches, while Pacquiao landed 81 of his 429 total punches. One...
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell faces a tough choice this week on how to move forward with a controversial bill that would allow Congress to review and vote on a nuclear deal with Iran.
Could have seen this coming. The demand for the Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao fight, one of the most highly-anticipated fights in boxing history, is causing the cable companies carrying the pay-per-view event to buckle, and many cable and satellite customers are reporting their service is unavailable. Hearing reports of...
PAUWATHOK, Nepal (AP) — At the entrance of this destroyed mountain village, a wooden sign stands, cobbled together from debris of homes flattened by Nepal's devastating earthquake. Its message: "WE NEED HELP. PLEASE HELP." A steep winding road leads up to the ruins of the small village of Pauwathok, perched...
In a fourth-floor conference room at Baltimore police headquarters, two training officers in blue T-shirts and blue pants lowered themselves onto the carpeted floor to demonstrate the leg hold officers used to restrain Freddie Gray the day he was arrested — and sustained a fatal spine injury.
An officer with the New York Police Department was critically wounded after being shot in the face on Saturday in Queens, the fifth NYPD officer shot in as many months. A suspect was in custody, police said. Scene in Queens Village where reports NYPD...
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BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore's top prosecutor acted swiftly in charging six officers in the death of Freddie Gray, who suffered a grave spinal injury as he was arrested and put into a police transport van, handcuffed and without a seat belt. But getting a jury to convict police officers of...
Super exciting news — Brooklyn Decker is pregnant and expecting her first baby with her husband Andy Roddick.
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — One day after raising $1.5 million in donations, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders was out to convince supporters in the early voting state of New Hampshire on Saturday he could raise the $40 million to $50 million to run a competitive presidential primary campaign against Democratic front-runner...
Bill Maher doesn't understand why American police are "infallible." On "Real Time with Bill Maher" Friday night, the host compared police unions to the Catholic Church, saying both have an infrastructure that has historically protected members who abuse power. "In the Catholic Church, of course not...
Today, in questionable HR decisions: Alibaba has apologized and pulled a job ad seeking a "programmer encouragement specialist." Requirements for the since-deleted position, as translated by Quartz, include an "adequately stunning" appearance and someone who might be an "open-minded lolita" like adult film star Sora Aoi or the...
If you could smell what The Rock is cookin', it'd probably smell a lot like a birthday cake. Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson has a lot to celebrate on his 43rd birthday this Saturday, May 2. Over the years, he's gone from a college football player to a professional...
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BUJUMBURA, May 2 (Reuters) - Burundi protest organizers on Saturday called a two-day pause in demonstrations against the president's move to seek a third term, which they says violates the constitution and endangers the peace deal that ended civil war in 2005. After six straight days of protests in the...
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LAS VEGAS, May 2 (Reuters) - Floyd Mayweather came out fast in the 11th round and landed a big shot on Manny Pacquiao as the 12-round fight entered what are known as the "championship rounds." After coming out strong in the round, Mayweather quickly retreated to his defensive style and...
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American Pharoah reigns supreme at the 2015 Kentucky Derby! The 2-year-old champion ridden by Victor Espinoza beat out the field of 18 before a record crowd of 170,513 at Churchill Downs on Saturday, capping the two-week-long festival featuring bizarre hats, fancy dining and powerful thoroughbreds. Firing Line came in second,...
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(Reuters) - A gun-toting felon whose two-hour carjacking and crime spree in Colorado last year played out on live television filmed from a news helicopter has been sentenced to 80 years in prison, prosecutors said on Thursday. Christopher David Sullivan, 37, pleaded guilty last month to 46 charges including aggravated...
ROME (AP) — Ships from Italy and France rescued more than 1,400 migrants on Saturday after smugglers' boats ran into trouble in the Mediterranean Sea near Libya. Italian officials said 1,200 migrants were being taken to Italian ports after several different rescue operations by its coast guard and navy, including...
YOLA, Nigeria (AP) — Their faces were gaunt, their hair tinted orange, their stomachs distended, all signs of malnutrition. They looked ragged, lost, shattered. But the girls were alive and free. They were among a group of 275 children and women rescued from Boko Haram extremists, the first to arrive...