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Floyd Mayweather eyes Las Vegas jackpot against Manny Pacquiao

The long-awaited unification bout in Las Vegas next Saturday will bring untold riches for all, not just the two men in the ring • Tickets sell out in less than one minute • Fans charged to attend weigh-in<p>Floyd Mayweather is not often called Junior these days, which is a pleasing development for a …

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Will new app Rook be a useful pawn in the publishing game?

Part of the inspiration behind Rook – an app offering free access to ebooks, which is being shortlisted for awards even before it launches – lies in a pirated version of <i>21 Jump Street</i>. As Rook’s co-founder Curtis Moran tells me, he’d had no inclination to watch the film at the cinema, but when he …

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Best of the Best in Photos 2014, Part 1

This toddler's costume game is on point

Looking for a little inspiration before Halloween? Willow is only 2-years-old, but her costume game is on point.<p>Willow's mom Gina Lee began dressing …

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Texas Ebola patient dies as officials monitor those who had direct contact

Thomas Eric Duncan, the first patient to be diagnosed with Ebola outside Africa, died on Wednesday, the Texas hospital that was treating him announced.<p>“It is with profound sadness and heartfelt disappointment that we must inform you of the death of Thomas Eric Duncan this morning,” the Texas Health …

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

Heartwarming Photo Series Shows the Tender Side of Pit Bulls

Mention pit bulls and you normally get a reaction of how these are some of the most vicious of dog breeds. Acclaimed pet trainer Caesar Milan was …

British jihadi law coming soon, Theresa May pledges

Theresa May, the Home Secretary, pledges that new laws to tackle the threat of British jihadists could be ready within months<p>Laws to counter the threat posed by the return of radicalised Britons fighting for the Islamic State could be ready within months, the Home Secretary has said.<p>Theresa May …

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Woman saves three relatives from Ebola

It can be exhausting nursing a child through a nasty bout with the flu, so imagine how 22-year-old Fatu Kekula felt nursing her entire family through Ebola.<p>Her father. Her mother. Her sister. Her cousin. Fatu took care of them all, single-handedly feeding them, cleaning them and giving them …

‘Their fight is our fight’: Kurds rush from across Turkey to defend Kobani

People gather to defend the border the Syrian Kurdish province of Kobani shares with Turkey as Islamic State advances<p>In the village of Yumurtalik, just over two miles west of the Syrian town of Kobani on the Turkish side of the border, picnic blankets dot a pistachio orchard; groups of men and …

No Man’s Job: Portraits of Senegal’s Female Auto Mechanics

In 2011, award-winning ‘art documentary’ photographer Anthony Kurtz was volunteering in Senegal when he saw a clip about a female-owned shop in Dakar …

This is What Yesterday’s Equinox Looked Like from Space

Over the past 24 hours, the Earth has been experiencing its autumnal equinox. That is, the length of day and night across the globe was the same due …

A Mysterious Virus Is Infecting Children All Over The US

The virus is sweeping the Midwest and has also hit Colorado and some states in the South.<p>CNN reports that one Kansas City hospital has seen up to 30 children a day come in for treatment for the virus, which is similar to a cold, but with worse symptoms. About 15% of those children are placed in …

Raiders claim kicker Giorgio Tavecchio off waivers from Detroit

Getty Images<p>With Sebastian Janikowski currently dealing with a strained quadriceps that will keep him out of Thursday’s preseason finale against the …

An Audio Recording of the Michael Brown Shooting Has Reportedly Surfaced

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>What's thought to be an audio recording of the shooting death of Michael Brown has reportedly …

Poll: Raiders least desirable team

It pays to be a member of the Oakland Raiders -- but only if the pay is extraordinary.<p>The Raiders are the least desirable team to play for in the …