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Manny Pacquiao visits NY, says he'll return to ring early in 2016

Filipino fighter Manny Pacquiao is in New York to accept an award and while there he's told media he'll be ready to fight again early in 2016. His opponent? He did mention one name.

Two shot dead in Ireland, including police officer

Dublin - A police officer and another man were shot dead and a woman seriously injured in a shooting at a house in Ireland on Sunday, police said in a statement.

Ten dead, including children, at Dublin travellers' site

Dublin - Ten people have died, including a couple and their five children, after a pre-dawn fire Saturday at a site in Dublin housing members of the traveller community.

Sex any time of month boosts female health and fertility: Study

Two newly released studies have found that beyond enjoyment there are benefits to be gained by women who have sex often. It boosts their immune system and — good news for those trying to get pregnant — increases their fertility.

Steel wheel rims: Buyers look for unique stamp on cars and trucks

There are many reasons why car owners adorn their vehicles with OEM wheel rims and it is a business that has flourished. Like a lot of things in our culture, looks and individuality are the biggest reasons for putting OEM wheel rims on a vehicle.

Baby blues: Study finds expectant Dads also subject to depression

In a study from Canada's Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre in Montreal, researchers found that men, too, can suffer depression prior to becoming a parent. The number of expectant fathers who experience depression are significant.

Fossil find: New species of ancient rodent-like large mammal

In the badlands of northwestern Mexico scientists have discovered the fossil remains of a previously unknown creature that lived many millions of years ago. The name is hard to pronounce but the creature easy to define: spunky.

Coagulant to stop blood loss, save lives, being developed at UBC

A product that could save lives daily all over the world is being developed by researchers at UBC in Vancouver. The remarkable powder is being designed to travel through the flow of blood and stop bleeding at its source.

Injuries and deaths to small children from falling TVs on rise

A new meta-study published in the 'Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics' has found the number of children injured by TVs falling on them, in particular small children, is on the rise. The study looked at data from many countries.

Researchers create new pasta to combat diabetes, bad cholesterol

In the evolving world of new food creation scientists say they have developed a new "prebiotic" pasta that battles illness. It is enriched, they say, with a fibre that fights diabetes and bad cholesterol, among other health problems.

Ancient Greek shipwreck reveals remarkable artifacts from 65 BC

It is a shipwreck that has been dubbed the 'Titanic of the Ancient World' and though found at the start of the last century it remains a source of "fabulous finds." Famous for revealing the wondrous Antikythera Mechanism, it is now revealing even more.

Massive sinkhole in Australia swallows cars, entire campsite

A sinkhole in Queensland, Australia has swallowed an entire campsite. The phenomena started in the night and sleeping campers had to wake up quickly and scramble for safety. There were no fatalities.

Thousands join Irish march for easing abortion law

Dublin - Thousands of people marched in Dublin on Saturday calling for an overhaul of Ireland's strict abortion laws, as a campaign for change gathers momentum ahead of the upcoming general election.Ireland has some of Europe's most restrictive abortion laws.

Violence in Finland as demonstrators hurl rocks at migrants

Finnish media has reported that anti-refugee demonstrators in the town of Lahti, in southern Finland, gave a busload of migrants a rude reception. The demonstrators threw stones and hurled fireworks at them.

New drug for Alzheimer's Disease calms agitated patients

People stricken with Alzheimer's Disease and other dementia are often faced with bouts of agitation. During the progression of their illness they may have periods of agitated pacing, throwing objects and even physical violence. A new drug may stop that.

Dad punches cougar and saves 2-year-old daughter from mauling

A family in British Columbia is happy that Dad has a pretty good right hand. If he didn't? Then a two-year-old girl, the man's daughter, may not have survived a cougar attack.

Book says David Cameron put private part in a dead pig's mouth

The U.K. is having a really pig day with a story told in a new book that claims Prime Minister David Cameron once put his private part into the mouth of a dead pig. The allegation was made in a book by a disgruntled former Conservative Party treasurer.

Greek election: Alexis Tsipras and Syriza win 145 of 300 seats

The Greek snap election returned Syriza, the party that called it, and gave them a strong mandate to pursue belt-tightening polices. It gives Greece a chance to move forward through the measures adopted in a deal this past summer with Eurozone creditors.

Manny Pacquiao says not getting Floyd Mayweather rematch is okay

More often than not losing hurts in sports and more often than not athletes want another shot at the team or individual they lost to. In boxing a rematch usually happens but in the case of the Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather it appears it will not.

Irish rebel reburied with state honours

Ireland - An Irish rebel executed after a failed revolt against British rule in 1916 was reburied Friday following a state funeral, as Ireland gears up for centenary commemorations marking its independence from Britain.
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