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Op-Ed: Manny Pacquiao 'too young' to be President, but may be one day

Boxing fans in North America, and the rest of the world for that matter, are not fully aware of how much Manny Pacquiao means to his country. The Pac-Man is a hero there, and not just for his prowess in the ring, which naturally does his country proud.

Collapsed bribery cases boost UK's vilified press

London - Vilified for their dark arts since the phone-hacking scandal, Britain's popular press won a victory this week after prosecutors acknowledged that the long-held practice of paying sources for stories was legitimate.

Bloodbath of the leaders at UK general election?

London - The knives are already being sharpened for the leaders of Britain's political parties, several of whom could see their careers brought to a brutal end if they fail to deliver at the May 7 election.

Op-Ed: UFC's Dana White — Any MMA fighter could 'kick Mayweather’s ass'

UFC boss Dana White was adamant today when he insisted that Conor McGregor and absolutely any UFC fighter could beat Floyd Mayweather. Could it be that he's worried about boxing making a comeback — and pounding MMA?

Mesut Özil masterclass sends Arsenal to the FA Cup final

Mesut Özil silenced his critics yet again as he combined with Alexis Sanchez to take Arsenal through to the FA Cup final.

Tickets to Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao weigh-in for $10

The Manny Pacquiao versus Floyd Mayweather superfight is generating a lot of excitement. So much so that an event normally free to the public is going to have a price of admission.

Review: Electrifying London, Radiophonic Workshop's spring gig Special

London - The Radiophonic Workshop played a rare concert on London's southbank. The former BBC employees played a range of music and sounds from 40 years, and added some new compositions are well.

Texas vet shoots cat in head with arrow, posts photo, gets fired

A veterinarian in Texas has been fired after posting a disturbing photo of herself holding a dead cat with an arrow through its head. She boasted about shooting the cat and joked she was the 'Vet of the Year' for killing it.

New theory raises possibility Julius Caesar suffered mini-strokes

London - Julius Caesar is considered one of the world's greatest military leaders, his conquests at times audacious in their planning. But besides studying his victories, historians and medical scientists have long debated his health history.

Pippa Middleton slammed for eating whale meat

Pippa Middleton, who is famous for being the sister of Kate Middleton, has been criticized for eating whale meat and then writing about how much she enjoyed it.

Move to ban several 'legal highs'

London - Due to concerns with so-called “legal highs”, which are being seen more frequently in the U.K., the government has instigated a ban on five types of recreational drugs.

Four killed, twelve injured at DOOM punk rock concert in Chile

Santiago - Three people died and twelve were severely injured on Thursday night when a building collapsed during a concert of the long-running anarcho-crust-punk British band DOOM at a nightclub in Santiago de Chile.

Argentina defends legal action over Falklands oil

London - Argentina on Friday defended its decision to take legal action against companies exploring for oil off the Falkland Islands, the latest twist in a tense sovereignty dispute with Britain.

Manny Pacquiao media day: I have 'killer instinct' for Mayweather

Unlike Floyd Mayweather on his media day this week, Manny Pacquiao was on time to meet the press on Wednesday in Los Angeles. Pacquiao, 36, said he has his "killer instinct" intact and is ready to beat down the 38-year-old Mayweather.

B.C. kills 84 grey wolves in first months of controversial cull

A wolf culling program is underway in the Canadian province of British Columbia and after three months 84 wolves have been killed. Some animal rights activists insist that the reasons given for the program by the government do not justify the slaughter.

British newspaper baron gifts anti-EU UKIP £1 million

London - British media baron Richard Desmond gifted the anti-European Union UK Independence Party £1 million ($1.5 million, 1.4 million euros) weeks from one of the tightest elections in decades, his newspaper announced Friday.

Op-Ed: Debating science and medicine in run up to U.K. poll

London Colney - On May 7, the U.K. faces a general election. As the parties attempt to garner votes, wave hands and kiss babies, science and medical issues feature barely in policy manifestos. This is misguided and will damage the economy in the long-term.

Journalists start royal baby countdown in Britain

London - The world's media started counting down Thursday to the arrival of Britain's royal baby when a press pen was erected outside the hospital where Prince William's wife Kate is due to give birth.

Welsh separatists hope to swing British election

London - They may only win a handful of seats at next month's general election, but the Welsh nationalists could find themselves propelled from relative obscurity to influence across Britain.

NJ lawmaker trying to toughen 'swatting' penalty gets swatted

Trenton - When a false phone tip reporting a crime brought 30 police officers to the doorstep of an innocent man's home in southern New Jersey last October, Paul Moriarty, a state legislator decided to do something about it. Then he got swatted for his trouble.
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