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  • Mayweather wins unanimous decision over Pacquiao in the richest fight ever

    The pressure of a $180 million payday never got to Floyd Mayweather Jr., even if the richest fight ever wasn't the best. Using his reach and his jab Saturday night, Mayweather frustrated Manny Pacquiao, piling up enough points to win a unanimous decision in their welterweight title bout. Mayweather remained unbeaten in 48 fights, cementing his legacy as the best of his generation.

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  • Net loss! Dragon forced to tear up tennis court hidden on giant estate

    When you’ve got a sprawling 200-acre home in the country, finding room for a tennis court doesn’t usually present too many problems. There has even been speculation that his error only came to light when eagle-eyed staff spotted the court nestled in a wood thanks to an aerial shot on Google Earth.

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  • Patrick Dempsey leaves it all behind: Role worth $10M, wife of 15 years, and now his Malibu Tin House too

    The corrugated tin house you see here is — if Patrick Dempsey gets his $14.5 million asking price — about a season and a half's worth of "Grey's Anatomy" salary. The leading man is leaving a lot behind all at once: first his marriage of 15 years, then the role that made him an American heartthrob, and now the Malibu home that his family bought in 2009. The character he'd played for a decade on "Grey's Anatomy," Dr. Derek "McDreamy" Shepherd, was just killed off last week, even though Dempsey had a year left on his contract.

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  • Writer makes 'thin' and 'fat' dating profiles to see which men prefer

    Yvette Caster, 33, from London, created two profiles on free online dating site, OKCupid, using pictures of herself at different times of her life, where her weight has fluctuated.

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  • Russia is creating a $100B rival to the IMF

    Russian President Vladimir Putin ratified an accord Saturday to set up a $100-billion reserve fund for the so-called BRICS — the five leading emerging economies that include Russia, China, Brazil, India and South Africa. Moscow is expected to contribute $18 billion to the reserve, well behind the $41 billion China has promised to pour into the fund that was set up after an agreement signed in July 2014 in Brazil. The emerging economies also plan to form their own international bank based in Shanghai to challenge western dominance over international money markets.

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  • Bruce Jenner -- Ex-Wives By His Side (PHOTO)

    Bruce Jenner got support from 2 of his ex-wives as they watched the west coast feed of the Diane Sawyer special, but if you think Kris Jenner's absence is…

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  • Shipping container housing to be stacked up in communities across Canada

    They were once rusting hulks relegated to junkyards. Now shipping containers are being repurposed into stylish homes that developers plan to roll out in housing-crunched communities across Canada. What started as a pilot project on the Downtown Eastside is expanding in the city — and the same model is set to be stacked up in aboriginal communities in British Columbia, Alberta and Nunavut.

    The Canadian Press
  • Wal-Mart laid off 2,200 workers, then told them to avoid chocolate and alcohol

    Wal-Mart abruptly closed five stores earlier this month and laid off more than 2,200 employees in the process. The company said it closed the stores because of severe plumbing problems that, in addition to other potential upgrades, could take as long as six months to fix. Wal-Mart denies those claims.

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  • Orascom, Bombardier to build $1.5 billion monorail in Egypt

    Canada's Bombardier Inc and Egypt's Orascom Construction and Arab Contractors will build a $1.5 billion monorail near Cairo, Egypt's housing minister said. The 52 kilometer (32 mile) project is set to be completed by mid-2018 with funding from a 14-year loan, Mostafa Madbouly said in a statement, without saying who was providing the funds. The train will connect the Cairo metro system, which is being expanded, to areas west of the capital including 6th of October City and Sheikh Zayed.

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  • Toronto woman lives pet owner's worst nightmare

    Sat, May 2: A woman spending the night at a friend's home suddenly realized her dogs ran away. She frantically searched for hours until an unlikely reunion in the streets of downtown Toronto. Cindy Pom reports.

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  • Grieving mother cat who lost her own kittens adopts three others 

    A mother cat who lost her kittens received three more thanks to a cat-rescue organization. Mikey was stricken with grief when her three, newborn kittens died as a result of being born too early.

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  • Man caught driving drunk in a Camaro with kids inside, police say

    Police say an alleged drunk driver was caught doing "donuts" with a sports car in the middle of a Barrie, Ont., intersection last night, with two children inside the vehicle. A news release indicates that a police officer saw a "cloud of smoke" in the intersection of Stanley Street and Birchwood Drive, just before 7 p.m. Saturday.

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  • Prince William and wife Kate face transition with new baby girl and new job for William

    It is a period of transition for Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge, with the birth of a daughter even as William adjusts to a new job as a helicopter ambulance pilot. Palace officials said Saturday morning that Kate gave birth to a baby girl hours after she went into the hospital. The country home is also better located for William's new role as a pilot for Bond Air Services, a helicopter operator that serves East Anglian Air Ambulance.

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  • Woman shows off her 'tiny house' in Saskatoon

    Are you looking to downsize? A Saskatoon woman says you'd be surprised at how small of a place you can live in comfortably. Lydia Holden built a 136 square foot home in 2012 with the help of family and friends. She said she wanted a small home because

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  • The 1-Step Hack That Makes an Ikea Cabinet Unrecognizable (4 photos)

    Interior designer Victoria Solomon of Victoria Elizabeth Design had a mission: to add a media cabinet to her small NYC apartment that would add extra storage while hiding the ugly wires under her TV. In her dreams, she envisioned a 140-inch built-in-looking

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  • Grande Prairie's Craig Drysdale found on banks of Wapiti River

    Craig Drysdale, 28, was riding an all-terrain vehicle with friends about 15 kilometres southeast of Grande Prairie when he got separated from the group on April 30. Drysdale was uninjured and in good spirits, RCMP say. "For the first night he lit a small fire in a densely treed area. In the morning he began walking until he came across the Wapiti River.

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  • Dodgers fan Bobby Crosby films himself catching home run

    When Arizona's Aaron Hill stepped to the plate in the fourth inning, Dodgers' fan Bobby Crosby positioned himself in the left field bleachers His mission was two-fold. Of course, as things turned out, Crosby ended up receiving quite a bit of TV time anyway. When Hill connected, the ball started a direct path right to Crosby's glove, almost as if the moment had been predestined.

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  • Addict and ‘drunk’ are whipped by Islamic State thugs

    This is the horrifying moment a man is thrown from a roof by ISIS thugs only to be stoned to death - for the 'crime' of being gay . The man is captured half way to earth, after he was killed by the Islamic extremists for homosexuality - forbidden under the brutal regime's strict laws.

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  • Bill Cosby list of accusers grows; two more allege sexual assaults

    Two more women, a writer and an actress, on Friday said comedian Bill Cosby had sexually assaulted them decades ago, bringing the list of his accusers to more than 40. Actress Lili Bernard and writer Sammie Mays made the allegations against the comedian at a news conference with prominent lawyer Gloria Allred the day before the last show of Cosby's national comedy tour in Atlanta. Cosby, best known for his role as Dr. Cliff Huxtable on the hit TV series "The Cosby Show," has never been charged over any of the allegations.

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  • Bobbi Kristina Brown Update: 'Dr. Phil' Staffer Fired After Leaking Nick Gordon Interview

    Dr. Phil really got to the bottom of one problem close to home. When the famed television psychologist learned that information about his exclusive interview with Bobbi Kristina Brown’s boyfriend, Nick Gordon,  had been leaked from behind the scenes, he took matters into his own hands. Dr. Phil reportedly staged an interrogation of his staff in order to find the perpetrator in his employment. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Dr. Phil McGraw held a meeting with his staff to ask the person responsible for leaking the inside info to a British tabloid come forward.

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