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  • Sadness, disappointment in Philippines after Pacquiao defeat
    Sadness, disappointment in Philippines after Pacquiao defeat

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Sadness and disappointment gripped Filipinos after Manny Pacquiao's defeat in his much-anticipated fight against American Floyd Mayweather Jr. but they still considered the boxing icon a national hero. …

  • Disappointed Filipinos cry foul as Pacquiao loses
    Disappointed Filipinos cry foul as Pacquiao loses

    Boxing fans in the Philippines cried foul and groaned in bitter disappointment on Sunday as national hero Manny Pacquiao lost to American rival Floyd Mayweather in the "fight of the century". Filipinos filled gymnasiums, cinemas and bars as the Southeast Asian nation of 100 million people stopped for Pacquiao's battle with Mayweather in Las Vegas, which he lost in a unanimous points decision. A devastated Pacquiao said immediately afterwards that he thought he had won, and many at home agreed …

  • Muslim rebels, Filipino soldiers to watch Pacquiao match
    Muslim rebels, Filipino soldiers to watch Pacquiao match

    In a rare common cause, both rebels and soldiers in the war-torn southern Philippines will watch local boxing icon Manny Pacquiao take on Floyd Mayweather, with hopes that Sunday's mega-bout will bring a brief respite from violence. The Muslim rebels and government forces will have separate free viewings of the Las Vegas clash, as the nation waits to see whether Pacquiao will triumph during the epic fight. The Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF), the country's largest Muslim armed group, …

  • Giant billowing aerial sculpture installed over Boston park
    Giant billowing aerial sculpture installed over Boston park

    BOSTON (AP) — A giant aerial sculpture is floating over a park in Boston's Financial District, bringing a shimmer of spring where snowplow piles towered just weeks ago. …

  • West England beats England by 5 wickets in 3rd test

    BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (AP) — The West Indies defeated England by five wickets in the third and final test with two days to spare to level the three-match series 1-1. …

  • Police: Mother threw baby off bridge into river, then jumped

    ALLTENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a mother and baby were rescued after witnesses reported seeing her throw the 1-year-old boy into an eastern Pennsylvania river and then jump from a bridge. …

  • Baltimore lifts curfew, National Guard begins pullout
    Baltimore lifts curfew, National Guard begins pullout

    Baltimore's mayor on Sunday lifted a curfew that was imposed across the East Coast city following widespread riots, as thousands of National Guard troops began to pull out. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake had faced growing calls for the curfew to be scrapped, particularly from store and restaurant owners who said the 10:00 pm to 5:00 am nightly restriction was wrecking business. Baltimore took the unusual step of a citywide curfew after rioters torched cars, pelted police with stones and …

  • Porto wins 2-0 at Setubal to stay on Benfica's tail

    LISBON, Portugal (AP) — FC Porto won 2-0 at Setubal on Sunday to keep alive its chances of catching Benfica with the Portuguese league reaching its finale. …

  • Cops hail man who fatally shoots suspect outside Utah store

    Police are hailing a man who shot and killed a would-be carjacker outside a Utah grocery store, saying he did the "right thing" by coming to the aid of the vehicle's owner. …