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  • Pacmania sweeps Philippines ahead of Mayweather clash

    Pacmania sweeps Philippines ahead of Mayweather clash

    AFP News - 15 minutes ago
    Pacmania sweeps Philippines ahead of Mayweather clash

    Manny Pacquiao's face is on shirts, dolls and postage stamps, his life story is playing in movie houses and millions are getting ready to party as the Philippine boxing hero's "fight of the century" nears. Pacmania is sweeping the Southeast Asian nation of 100 million people ahead of the May 2 Las Vegas bout against unbeaten Floyd Mayweather to decide who is the best boxer of their generation. Of course, it's the fight of the century," Manila film producer Lucky Blanco told AFP. …

  • Replacing carpet at Jerusalem shrine reveals religious rift

    Replacing carpet at Jerusalem shrine reveals religious rift

    Associated Press - 19 minutes ago
    Replacing carpet at Jerusalem shrine reveals religious rift

    JERUSALEM (AP) โ€” It began as a routine remodeling project: Muslim authorities replacing an old carpet worn thin by masses of worshippers at the Dome of the Rock, the iconic, gold-topped shrine that overlooks the Old City of Jerusalem. …

  • Prosecutors build case against traffickers as EU mulls plan

    Prosecutors build case against traffickers as EU mulls plan

    Associated Press - 21 minutes ago
    Prosecutors build case against traffickers as EU mulls plan

    CATANIA, Sicily (AP) โ€” Prosecutors began building the case against the traffickers responsible for what might be the Mediterranean's worst migrant disaster as European Union leaders mulled a new plan to stem the tide and undermine smugglers' finances and most precious assets: the boats. …

  • Court sentences ousted Egypt president to 20 years in prison

    Court sentences ousted Egypt president to 20 years in prison

    Associated Press - 26 minutes ago
    Court sentences ousted Egypt president to 20 years in prison

    CAIRO (AP) โ€” An Egyptian criminal court on Tuesday sentenced ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi to 20 years in prison over the killing of protesters in 2012, the first verdict to be issued against the country's first freely elected leader. …

  • PSG have nothing to lose - Ibrahimovic

    PSG have nothing to lose - Ibrahimovic

    GOAL.com - 28 minutes ago
    PSG have nothing to lose - Ibrahimovic

    The striker is hopeful of causing an upset Barcelona, whom he spent one season with, and refuses to give up just yet after their home loss last week …