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Pacquiao Sued For Failing To Disclose Injury Before 'Fight Of The Century'

The two plaintiffs are suing under laws meant to protect consumers. Pacquiao lost the highest-grossing boxing match in history to Floyd Mayweather Jr. It was later revealed he had a shoulder injury.
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Tea Tuesdays: Butter Up That Tea, Tibetan-Style

Yak butter tea is often referred to as the national drink of Tibet. It's been consumed in the Himalayas for centuries and helped inspire the Bulletproof Coffee craze in the U.S.
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In Puerto Rico's Debt Crisis, There Are No Easy Solutions

After years of recession and rampant tax evasion, the U.S. territory is desperate to renegotiate its $73 billion debt. But it can't declare bankruptcy, and plans to raise taxes face strong resistance.
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It's No Joke: Venezuela Cracks Down On Comedians

Venezuela's economic woes provide plenty of fodder for comedians. But the government doesn't seem to have a sense of humor: Comics say they are being targeted and prevented from performing.
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Ex-Guantanamo Prisoner In Canada Wants To Be Released On Bail

Omar Khadr was sent to Guantanamo Bay prison when he was 15 years old. Now in prison in Canada, he is seeking bail while he appeals his war-crimes conviction. Ottawa wants him to stay put.
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Virtual Volunteers Use Twitter And Facebook To Make Maps Of Nepal

After the earthquake struck, they began using social media to find out the extent of the damage, who needs help — even where aid groups are setting up shop.
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New French Rules Would Expand Surveillance Of Terrorism Suspects

Lawmakers in the lower house of Parliament voted overwhelmingly to approve the measure. The legislation, which must still be approved by the country's Senate, has been criticized as highly intrusive.
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London's Dominance Becomes A British Election Issue

London completely dominates the political, cultural and economic life of the U.K. to an extent rarely seen elsewhere. That imbalance has been an issue in the run-up to Thursday's election.
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New Fighting Along Yemen Border Closes Schools And Airports

Fresh fighting around Najran comes after a nearly six-week Saudi-led air campaign against Houthi rebels. Aid agencies urge a halt to bombing Yemen's airports so humanitarian supplies can be delivered.
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Natural GMO? Sweet Potato Genetically Modified 8,000 Years Ago

People have been farming — and eating — a GMO for thousands of years without knowing it. Scientists have found genes from bacteria in sweet potatoes around the world. So who made the GMO?

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