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Floyd Mayweather Narrowly Beats Marcos Maidana, Comes The Closest He Has Come To Losing A Fight In Years

This fight was supposed to be a blowout.<p>It turned into something else entirely.<p>The judges had Mayweather winning 117-111, 116-112, 114-114.<p>It was much closer than that, though. Most people thought Mayweather won, but it was way, way tighter than 117-111.<p>In an interview after the fight, Maidana said …

Boxing

The President Of NAACP's Los Angeles Branch Resigns Under Pressure

Los Angeles NAACP President Leon Jenkins has stepped down after his past as a judge defrocked for taking bribes came into the spotlight. The civil rights group had also come under fire for planning to give a lifetime achievement award to Clippers owner Donald Sterling.<p>The President of the Los …

Microsoft Is Challenging The US Government’s Use Of Search Warrants To Access Data Stored Abroad

Microsoft lost its first challenge to the authority of the United States government’s use of search warrants to demand data stored abroad.<p>Microsoft challenged a U.S. search warrant for emails stored in Ireland. The cloud does have a physical footprint, after all. The company was not surprised that …

Brazilian military rule torturer Paulo Malhaes found dead

<b>A Brazilian former army colonel who admitted torturing and killing political prisoners under military rule up to the 1980s has been found dead.</b><p>Paulo Malhaes, 76, was killed by three men who entered his home outside Rio de Janeiro on Thursday, police say.<p>Last month, he said he never regretted …

Latin America

Bloomberg briefing

Number of the day<p>$6 million<p>That's how much Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein will receive as a bonus over three years if he meets certain targets. The sum is on top of his $23 million compensation in 2013. The award can shrink or grow depending on whether the firm achieves return-on-equity and …

Motorola

Newly Discovered Dwarf Planet Hints at 'Super Earth' in Far Reaches of Solar System

There's more to the solar system beyond Pluto's orbit. Researchers have discovered a new dwarf planet nearly 7.5 billion miles away from the sun.<p>Even …

Google and Viacom end YouTube lawsuit, agree to work together

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Google(s goog) and Viacom(s via) announced on Tuesday morning that they have resolved a long-running legal dispute over …

D.C. Mayor Faces Campaign Finance Probe

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>D.C.-area businessman Jeffrey Thompson pleaded guilty to two conspiracy charges on Monday, after …

Obama announces creation of 2 Pentagon-led manufacturing hubs

President Barack Obama on Tuesday announced the creation of two Pentagon-led institutes to boost advanced high-tech manufacturing, with the eventual goal of creating jobs that have been lost to global competition.<p>As part of his year-old promise to expand public-private manufacturing partnerships …

Royal Caribbean Cruise Illnesses Tied To New Scourge, CDC Says

The gut bug that cut short a Royal Caribbean cruise last week and sickened nearly 700 passengers and crew is a new strain of norovirus that has become something of a scourge of the seas — and everywhere else.<p>Federal health officials on Thursday confirmed that the norovirus that infected passengers …

Public Health

Fake-food scandal revealed as tests show third of products mislabelled

Consumers are being sold food including mozzarella that is less than half real cheese, ham on pizzas that is either poultry or "meat emulsion", and frozen prawns that are 50% water, according to tests by a public laboratory.<p>The checks on hundreds of food samples, which were taken in West Yorkshire, …

Associated Press News

Dennis Rodman: ‘I’m Not a Traitor’

Former NBA star Dennis Rodman offered a sort-of apology for his antics during recent trips to North Korea on Friday, in a wide-ranging CNN interview …

Obama speech highlights gap between his goals and his resources

WASHINGTON— PresidentObama's sixth speech on the state of the union spotlighted many issues, but more than anything it illuminated the vast gap between his policy ambitions and the tools he has to achieve them.<p>The president made the ambition clear last month, when he referred to a "dangerous and …

Income Inequality

3.2 million think there is ‘no point’ saving for old age as it will be swallowed by care bills

Threat to Coalition’s overhaul of the care system as study suggests 3.2 million over-50s have given up saving for old age believing it will only be taken to cover care<p>More than three million middle aged and retired people have effectively given up saving for their old age believing there is “no …

Unemployment benefits extension wins key Senate vote

A bipartisan bill to extend jobless benefits passed a critical test vote. An estimated 1.3 million Americans are affected.<p>WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate agreed Tuesday to move forward with a three-month extension of expired jobless benefits for the long-term unemployed, which affects an estimated 1.3 …

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