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Canelo not impressed with suggestion Floyd Mayweather 'fought like a Mexican' against Conor McGregor

Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez has scorned Conor McGregor’s claim that he made Floyd Mayweather ‘fight like a Mexican’ in their Las Vegas super-fight last …

McGregor eyes more money fights as Mayweather retires

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - Described as the fight the fans asked for by the executives who made it happen, Saturday’s clash between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor was only ever about one thing — money.<p>UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor of Ireland arrives for a post-fight news conference at …

A Locals' Guide to Eating Out in L.A.

Los Angeles has over 8,000 restaurants, spread across 503 square miles, offering every cuisine imaginable, and then some.<p>Which is why on my most recent trip to L.A., having only four nights to spare, an aversion to research and planning that borders on the pathological, and a propensity for …

Virtual reality pioneer Lynette Walworth tells Indigenous story in explosive detail

Standing alone in the Pilbara desert, dusty and desolate sun-scorched land stretches out in every direction. Occasional kangaroos are the only signs of life in a vast, brown, natural nothingness.<p>But the peace is about to be shattered. An atomic bomb explodes somewhere in the distance, creating a …

Paul Daniels’ Wife Debbie McGee Remembers Magician In First Interview Since His Death: ‘Our Life Was A Fairytale’

'I've cried my heart out some nights but it all happened so quickly.'<p>Debbie McGee, the wife of Paul Daniels, has spoken for the first time since the …

Swipe your wrist to talk to your smartwatch

As mobile and wearable devices such as smartwatches grow smaller, it gets harder and harder for people to interact with screens the size of a …

Premature autism deaths are 'hidden crisis' says charity

Certain groups of autistic people die 30 years younger than their peers, say charity Autistica, calling for an immediate review into autism deaths<p>Premature deaths among autistic people are at “shocking levels” according to a charity report which found that certain groups with the condition die 30 …

Watch Lin-Manuel Miranda, Emma Watson’s Feminism Freestyle Rap

<i>Hamilton</i> creator and costar Lin-Manuel Miranda and actress Emma Watson showed off their freestyle and beatboxing skills in a recent video they made …

Apple employees may quit rather than comply with FBI encryption orders, says NYT

Compelling Apple to break its own security measures may not be as simple as it sounds. A new <i>New York Times</i> report suggests that even if the company loses its court fight and is legally compelled to produce security-breaking software, the employees tasked with creating the software may quit or …

Privacy

Radar scans reveal hidden chamber in King Tut's tomb

The first radar scans of the tomb of Tutankhamun in Egypt's Valley of the Kings have been completed, strongly indicating the presence of hidden chambers, Egyptian Antiquities Minister Mamdouh el-Damaty announced in a press conference Thursday.<p>The scans, conducted in late November 2015 by radar …

North Korea launches ballistic missiles

<b>(CNN) —</b> North Korea has launched two ballistic missiles off the west coast of the Korean peninsula, the South Korean military and U.S. defense officials said Friday.<p>The South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff said that one ballistic missile flew a distance of 800 kilometers overland toward the sea off …

Guinea confirms 2 new Ebola cases, 3 probable in southeast

CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — Two bodies tested positive for Ebola in Guinea, the government said Thursday, months after the outbreak was declared over in …

Blatter: Qatar did not buy 2022 World Cup

Sepp Blatter continues to distance himself from allegations of corruption and claims Qatar did not buy the 2022 World Cup.<p>Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter insisted Qatar did not buy the opportunity to host the 2022 World Cup as he continues to appeal against his ban from football.<p>Blatter was …

Kesha Breaks Down in Tears as Judge Orders She Will Not Be Released from Recording Contract: Dr. Luke's 'End Game Is to Destroy Her,' Says Lawyer

Kesha‘s contentious legal battle with producer Dr. Luke rages on.<p>The pop star, 28, appeared in New York Supreme Court Friday morning. Before she …

Louis van Gaal Reportedly on Manchester United 'Trial' as Club Ponder New Deal

Manchester United are still unsure whether they’ll offer manager Louis van Gaal a contract extension, with the Dutchman apparently being “on trial” at Old Trafford.<p>According to Jeremy Cross of the <i>Daily Star</i>, Van Gaal is keen to extend his current deal, which runs until 2017, with the Red Devils. …

Are bookings for Greece really on the rise?

Travel companies have reported a rise in interest for trips to Greece – despite the ongoing financial crisis and fears over shortages of cash, petrol and holiday essentials.<p>Skyscanner, the flight search engine, said inquiries for the period June 29 to July 4 – a week in which the country’s banks …

Sam Smith: ‘I’m not doing the theme for James Bond, Ellie Goulding is’

Bookies also stop taking bets on who will sing 'Spectre' anthem<p>Sam Smith has ruled himself out of recording the theme for the new James Bond …

'Solar Impulse 2' Lands In Hawaii After Record-Breaking Solo Flight

The plane powered by the sun's rays made a 5,000-mile journey nonstop<p>There's light at the end of the tunnel. After nearly five days of flying non-stop over the Pacific Ocean, the experimental solar-powered airplane <i>Solar Impulse 2</i> landed in Honolulu, Hawai'i, today, having made it through the most …

Space Station Finally Gets Fresh Supplies

Third time's the charm<p><i>Update, July 6, 2015 at 10:30am</i>: The Progress 60 resupply mission successfully docked with the International Space Station over the weekend, delivering the astronauts' first fresh cargo in months. Yay!<p><i>Original post, July 3, 2015:</i><p>In the wee hours of the morning, a Russian …

Space Exploration

South Korean navy officer arrested on charges of spying for China

A South Korean navy officer has been arrested for allegedly leaking military secrets to China, a defence ministry spokesman said on Saturday.<p>A lieutenant commander assigned to the Defense Security Command faces charges that he handed over classified information to a suspected Chinese agent while …

Sousse massacre: UK ambassador to Tunisia Hamish Cowell pays respects at beach memorial

The British ambassador to Tunisia, Hamish Cowell, laid a wreath on 3 July at a memorial to where 38 foreigners were killed by an Islamist gunman in …

Egypt marks 2nd anniversary of Islamist ouster with mourning

CAIRO (AP) — Two years to the day after the army overthrew Egypt's Islamist president, the sounds coming from the mosque at Cairo's Tahrir Square …

BBC develops mind

Mind-controlled prosthetics, drones and exoskeletons are all very forward-thinking, but what about a more mundane use for the technology? The BBC's …

EU referendum to be held in October 2016, sources say

Officials in Downing Street and the Foreign Office are understood to be exploring the possibility of holding the vote in the Autumn of 2016 following David Cameron’s renegotiation with Brussels<p>The in-out referendum on Britain’s membership of the European Union will take place in October next year, …

Nicola Sturgeon demands say in EU renegotiation

The First Minister calls for a forum whereby the UK's three devolved governments can have 'direct input' into David Cameron's negotiating stance with European leaders.<p>Nicola Sturgeon has demanded David Cameron take into account her views during his talks with European leaders about renegotiating …

Isis UK: David Cameron urges Muslim community leaders and families to combat extremism

David Cameron will urge British Muslims to do more to help prevent the growth of extremism and to stop blaming the government when their youngsters …

Despite expanded field, Women's World Cup remains an exclusive club

Now that the preliminaries are over, it's time for the women's World Cup to really get started. Because for all the excitement about the expanded field and the eight teams that were making their tournament debuts here, when the round of 16 begins Saturday the World Cup will look pretty much the way …

European parliament president says Britain's EU debate spreads hate

Britain’s debate on Europe is driven by hateful lies, national resentment and the scapegoating of Romanian and Bulgarian immigrants, the European parliament president has said.<p>Martin Schulz made his remarks in a speech in London on Thursday after holding talks with David Cameron, who has promised …

NATO implementing biggest defense reinforcement since Cold War | DW | 18.06.2015

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) created the rapid reaction force to deter Russia from taking any action against its eastern European …

Russia

WestJet to start flying between Gatwick and Canada

Canadian low-cost airline to offer first services to and from England, having recently begun operations between Glasgow and Halifax, Nova Scotia<p>The Canadian low-cost airline WestJet is to start services between Gatwick airport and Canada next year, giving more competition to the transatlantic …