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Anthony Crolla shows heart but loses on points to Venezuelan Jorge Linares

Hometown hero Anthony Crolla lost on points in a hard-fought, sportsmanlike battle with the silky Venezuelan Jorge Linares at Manchesters MEN Arena Anthony Crolla said he had never felt better and then proceeded to give another valiant display against Jorge Linares. It was not enough, though, to wrest the WBA lightweight and Ring Magazine belts […]

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Rise of Hindu extremist spooks 40 million Muslim minority in Indias heartland

In Gorakhpur, the power base of a firebrand monk, religious tension grows Pastor Ritesh Joshua had just called a tea break when he saw the men in the saffron scarves. More than a hundred, some wielding sticks, had massed outside his white stucco church on the outskirts of Gorakhpur, a temple town in eastern Uttar […]

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Snarled commute looms after passenger trains collide in NYC

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/us/2017/03/24/snarled-commute-looms-after-passenger-trains-collide-in-nyc.html

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Red Nose Day 2017 raises 71m for Comic Relief – BBC News

Media captionA short sequel to 2003’s Love Actually was among the highlights The reunited cast of Love Actually, Mrs Brown and Ed Sheeran have helped Comic Relief raise more than 71m so far. A stellar cast of comedians, musicians and other celebrities took part in the charity’s 16th Red Nose Day on Friday. Highlights included […]

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High cost credit products must be tackled, say Lords – BBC News

The government asked regulators the Financial Conduct Authority to limit the interest rates they are able to charge. Poverty premium It calls for similar restrictions to be applied to other forms of high cost credit, charges for unarranged overdrafts and “rent to own” products. These are products that allow customers to buy items, such as […]

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British MPs say Turkish president using attempted coup to suppress human rights

Commons foreign affairs select committee says relationship with Recep Tayyip Erdoan could damage UKs international reputation The Commons foreign affairs select committee has accused the Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdoan, of using an attempted military coup last summer to purge opponents and suppress human rights as the foreign secretary, Boris Johnson, embarks on the first […]

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Louisiana officer convicted of manslaughter in 6-year-old boy’s death

Jury finds Derrick Stafford guilty on manslaughter and attempted manslaughter charges A Louisiana law enforcement officer was convicted Friday on a lesser charge of manslaughter in

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Singapore teen blogger who criticised government wins asylum in US

Amos Yee left the city state with the intention of staying in US after being jailed for several weeks in 2015 and 2016 A

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Power Rangers gets 18+ age restriction in Russia over inclusion of LGBT character

Russian distributor informed cinemas that the film would have highest possible restrictions after hardline anti-gay legislator suggested it should be banned The Russian distributors have given the Hollywood Reporter. Another legislator, Alexei Zhuravlev, said the film amounted to gay propaganda while speaking on conservative television network Tsargrad, and criticised staff at the culture ministry for […]

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San Francisco: Insider Travel Guide

(CNN)San Francisco is small by urban standards, a compact swath of rambunctious hills, windswept bays and rainbow-colored Victorian homes. But it’s seen enough upheaval for a town twice its size. And it’s been the adopted home of numerous seismic social — and geological — movements. As a result, San Francisco is a crossroads of commerce […]

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