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John McCain obituary

Patriotic senator and Republican presidential candidate admired for his bravery as a prisoner in Hanoi, and for his readiness to speak truth to power Senator John McCain of Arizona, who has died aged 81 after suffering from brain cancer, was for many Americans an authentic national hero. The son and grandson of admirals, he was a pilot who, shot down …

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How to watch Crawford vs. Khan online

Terence Crawford, thought by many to be the best boxer in the world, gets another chance to prove it on Saturday. His opponent, former world titlist Amir Khan, gets another opportunity to show he can beat a top fighter. Simply put, the Crawford vs. Khan fight is still a must-watch PPV for any boxing fan. Khan is convinced he can …

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RIP: The best free trial in all of streaming entertainment

The best free trial in all of streaming is no more. , the new sports streaming service that’s home to some of the world’s biggest boxing stars, announced a major change in its pricing structure today. Effective Monday, March 25, DAZN will cost $19.99 per month, up from just $9.99 per month, or $99 annually. While the monthly rate may …

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Indonesia tsunami: death toll could reach thousands, officials say

Aftershocks rattle island of Sulawesi as vice-president warns nation to expect significant rise in fatalities The confirmed death toll from the earthquake and tsunami that struck the Indonesian island of Sulawesi has risen to 832, and the vice-president, Jusuf Kalla, has warned it could reach into the thousands. More than 150 aftershocks followed the 7.5-magnitude earthquake and subsequent tsunami that …

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Fatal fight ‘should never have taken place’

Image copyright SNS Image caption Mike Towell died in hospital the day after the Glasgow fight in 2016 A Dundee boxer died following a fight that “should never have taken place”, a fatal accident inquiry has concluded. Mike Towell died the day after losing in the fifth round to Welsh fighter Dale Evans in September 2016. The inquiry said if …

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Boxing between countries: Andy Ruiz Jr rises above US-Mexico tensions

While Andy Ruiz Jr is the first Mexican heavyweight champion, he is not the first bicultural boxer to rise to prominence during a time of political tension between the neighboring countries When Andy Ruiz Jr claimed his heavyweight title belt in Madison Square Garden last weekend it was the Mexican flag behind him, the flag of the country not where …

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Family ‘torn apart’ by PC’s crash death

Image copyright family handout Image caption PC Daniel Clayton-Drabble died after a crash at about 07:40 GMT on 26 December The family of a police officer who died in a road crash say their “world has been torn apart”. PC Daniel Clayton-Drabble was off-duty when he crashed near Whittlebury in Northamptonshire, as he drove home from a shift early on …

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How to stream Oleksandr Gvozdyk vs. Doudou Ngumbu for free

The last time Oleksandr Gvozdyk was in the ring, he put the longtime light heavyweight champion of the world into a coma. Now, Gvozdyk will make his first title defense vs. a sturdy fighter in Doudou Ngumbu on Saturday night on ESPN. While the challenger doesn’t have much of a chance to pull the upset, the Gvozdyk vs. Ngumbu live …

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