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Op-Ed: Mayweather-Pacquiao rematch likely to happen next year

There are indications that the record-breaking fight popularly known as the "Fight of the Century" between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao will happen for the second time in Las Vegas, Nevada early next year.

Only 100 tigers left in Bangladesh's famed Sundarbans: Survey

Nestled in the delta of the Ganges, Brahmaputra and Meghna rivers in Bangladesh's Bay of Bengal lies the Sundarbans mangrove forest, one of the largest forests in the world. It is home to the Royal Bengal tiger, whose numbers are in steep decline.

Boating tragedy: North Vancouver dentist missing, daughter dead

There has been a boating tragedy in Howe Sound waters off of North Vancouver this weekend. A 60-year-old man is missing and his seven-year-old daughter was found dead in the water, apparently drowned.

Canadian wins gold at International Mathematical Olympiad

A Canadian has won gold at the 2015 International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Alex Song pulled off the feat and solidified his IMO ranking as the top math student in the world. His score? Perfect.

Half of Columbia River sockeye salmon dying in overheated waters

Over a quarter-million sockeye salmon, returning from the ocean to spawn, are either dead or dying in the Columbia River and its tributaries due to warming water temperatures.

Ferrari F12 Speciale to be unleashed in mid 2016

Ferrari are rumoured to be on a revised Speciale version of the F12, a car that will compete in performance terms with the Lamborghini Aventador LP750-4 Superveloce and Porsche 918 Spyder.

Chadian forces in 'major' hunt for Boko Haram on Lake Chad

Ndjame - The Chadian army has launched a "major operation" to flush out Boko Haram jihadists from islands in Lake Chad, sparking violent clashes between soldiers and the Islamic State-affiliated group.

Op-Ed: Farm-raised salmon — What you don't know about your fish

I recently wrote a story about salmon farming practices in Chile. I focused on the horrendous amount of antibiotics used by fish farmers, and then I became curious. Why were human-use antibiotics being used at all? Here is what I found out.

Review: Meghan Linsey from 'The Voice' charms on new 'Believer' album Special

Meghan Linsey from "The Voice" has release a brand new EP "Believer," and it is not necessarily a country studio effort.

Australian woman who had baby with boy is jailed

Melbourne - A woman who had regular sex with her daughter's 12-year-old friend and fathered his baby was Monday jailed for up to six years, with the judge saying she took away his childhood.

Why a hacker took down New York Magazine

New York City - Last night New York Magazine came out with a bombshell feature that interviewed 35 women, all of whom allege to have been sexually assaulted by Bill Cosby over the last four decades. But soon after it went live, New York Magazine’s website went down.

Former Mayweather foe Victor Ortiz arrested for assault

Former Floyd Mayweather foe Victor Ortiz was arrested over the weekend at the Kenny Chesney concert in Pasadena for assault

Scientists seek reason for mass whale die-off in Alaska, 18 dead

In mid-June and beyond, whale carcasses started to show up floating off of Kodiak Island in Alaska and scientists were called in to try and find out why. However, it appears they may never know the reason for the mass of deaths.

Fashion designer makes entire collection using small 3D printers

3D-printed fashion is not quite ready to be done at home, but a fashion designer took a step in that direction by making the first fashion collection using 3D printers designed for home use.

Australians plant 1.2 million trees on National Tree Day

More than 1.2 million trees were planted across Australia on Sunday during National Tree Day. This year's tally brings the total number to over 22 million trees planted by more than 3.5 million participants since the campaign began in 1996.

Review: Finding the comedy in the tragedy in Tig Notaro's story Special

Watching the documentary Tig, you'll be struck by two things: how to surface from tragedy so deep, it almost kills you; and finding the laughter in things often deemed too uncomfortable to discuss. Welcome to comedian Tig Notaro's life.

Mike Huckabee: Obama 'marching Israel to door of the oven'

Trailing far behind leading GOP rivals in every national poll, former Arkansas governor and 2016 Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee has invoked genocidal Holocaust imagery to criticize President Obama's nuclear deal with Iran.

Swedish wreck divers claim 'Russian mini sub' discovery

Stockholm - Swedish wreck divers said Monday they had found the wreck of a Russian mini-submarine in Swedish territorial waters, nine months after a high-profile hunt in Sweden for a mystery submarine.The Swedish military reacted with caution to the claim.

Defense introduces controversial expert witness in NC VIVA trial Special

Winston-salem - Courtroom tensions rose Monday as Defense attorneys called a controversial expert witness to the stand on Day 11 of the lawsuit seeking to overturn North Carolina's controversial Voter Information Verification Act (VIVA).

Android bug makes smartphones hackable by text message

Android smartphones can be hacked through a single text message, according to a mobile security firm who sent Google a patch to fix the hole. Almost all Android users are believed to be at risk for attack and need security upgrades.
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