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Floyd Mayweather to make $80mn in 2019, plans to have 5 fights (VIDEO)

By ethan / February 15, 2019

Boxing great Floyd Mayweather plans to fight five more bouts similar to the money-spinning exhibition he took part in late last year against Tenshin Nasukawa in Japan, saying he could earn as much as $ 80 million by doing so. Mayweather, who renewed his official retirement after defeating Conor McGregor in what was, for now […]

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Gutsy Osaka fights off Kvitova to win Australian Open title in Melbourne epic

By ethan / January 26, 2019

Naomi Osaka fought off a Petra Kvitova comeback to win the Australian Open title as the Japanese 21-year-old claimed back-to-back Grand Slam titles and took the world number one spot on a night of high drama in Melbourne. Osaka, seeded fourth, gave up three championship points in the second set to allow eighth seed Kvitova […]

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Merkel ally & EU bigwig says Hungary’s Orban isn’t a ‘bad European,’ fights ‘illegal’ immigration

By ethan / May 30, 2018

The leader of the largest political group in the EU Parliament and Angela Merkel ally, Manfred Weber, has defended Viktor Orban against critics who accuse Hungary’s Eurosceptic, anti-immigrant PM of being a “bad European.” Weber, a member of German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative bloc and the leader of the European People’s Party, said it’s wrong […]

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Wilders plans Mohammed cartoon contest as he fights discrimination conviction

By ethan / May 17, 2018

Firebrand Dutch MP Geert Wilders is to run a Mohammed ‘cartoon-drawing’ contest while he appeals a 2016 conviction for anti-Moroccan comments. The right-wing veteran is perhaps best known for his attacks on Islam. Wilders, the founder and current leader of the biggest opposition party in the Dutch parliament, the Party for Freedom (PPV), will return […]

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Catholic Church fights new child sex abuse bills in Florida & Georgia as ‘unfair’

By ethan / March 13, 2018

The Catholic Church is opposing new child sex abuse legislation in both Georgia and New York. One archbishop described proposed statute of limitations extensions for survivors to come forward as “extraordinarily unfair.” A legislative proposal known as the “Hidden Predator Act” (House Bill 605), to extend the statute of limitations for adult survivors of child […]

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‘Reckless assault on Mother Earth’: Seneca Nation fights fracking treatment plant

By ethan / February 8, 2018

The Seneca Nation has come out against a proposal that would see 42,000 gallons of fracking wastewater dumped in a river in Pennsylvania, in the latest fight between the energy industry and indigenous Americans. The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) is reviewing the proposal for a fracking wastewater treatment plant by the Allegheny River, […]

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