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Mayweather vs. McGregor turned out to be more than just hype

LAS VEGAS — Looking in the rear-view mirror, the fighting world has been changed for the better because of what Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor achieved together. Capturing the attention of the entire world, Mayweather and McGregor made history with their August 26 ‘Money Fight.’ The two biggest fighters on the planet, responsible for record-breaking gates and pay-per-view figures, took ...

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Powerball Winner Worth More than Bey, Yeezy, Swifty

Powerball WinnerWorth More than Bey, Yeezy, Swifty 8/24/2017 8:37 AM PDT EXCLUSIVE The winner of the Powerball lottery has, in an instant, amassed a bigger fortune than some of the biggest celebs in the universe. Someone in Massachusetts hit the jackpot … $ 758.7 MILLION. The maximum federal tax rate is just shy of 40% and the max Massachusetts tax ...

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NYC may get more outlet stores thanks to attorney general deal

ALBANY — New York City could see new outlet stores under a settlement deal announced Monday by state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman. The agreement prohibits Simon Property Group from continuing to use anticompetitive tactics to thwart the development of competing outlets in the city. Simon Property agreed to revise existing leases to do away with the contractual 60-mile radius restrictions ...

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‘Total Eclipse of the Heart’ sales jump more than 500%

People across the United States are turning around with bright eyes Monday to catch the total solar eclipse — and turns out, they’re all listening with bright ears to Bonnie Tyler. Tyler’s classic ’80s hit “Total Eclipse of the Heart” has seen a massive uptick in sales over the last week thanks to the solar eclipse, the first one visible ...

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Forme Mayor Dinkins honors Dick Gregory: ‘More than a comic’

Former David Dinkins remembered trailblazing comedian and civil rights activist Dick Gregory — who joined him on a trip to Germany in the 1980s to honor Nazi victims and to protest President Ronald Reagan. “Not everybody understood that Dick Gregory was far more than a comedian,” Dinkins told the Daily News on Sunday. “This was seeing it up close.” The ...

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Blake Griffin says more likely LeBron signs with Knicks than L.A.

The last few years the Knicks have been a dysfunctional mess of a franchise. From poor play, to ill-fated signings, to the toxic Phil Jackson era, the Knicks have been a nightmare their long-suffering fan base has had to painfully endure. And yet, it may all be worth it. Because in 2018, the Knicks may have their wildest far-fetched dream ...

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Houston law enforcement arrests more than 250 sex buyers

More than 250 sex buyers and traffickers were arrested in Houston as part of a national initiative aimed at suppressing prostitution. Law enforcement agencies made more than 1,000 arrests countrywide as part of the “National Johns Suppression Initiative,” according to the Cook County sheriff’s office press release. “I’m very proud of our work, but concerned by the fact that demand ...

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Charlottesville attacker charged with five more felonies

James Fields Jr. was charged with five additional felonies Friday after he was accused of driving his car into a crowd of counter-protesters at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, Saturday. Fields, 20, was charged with three counts of aggravated malicious wounding plus two counts of malicious wounding, WCPO reported. A white supremacist rally in Charlottesville turned deadly when ...

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Jets' Darron Lee to play with more ‘physicality,' gained 9 lbs

Last year at Jets training camp, Sheldon Richardson called then-rookie inside linebacker Darron Lee “little dog” because of his smaller physique. But Lee doesn’t think that nickname applies anymore. “That was fair last year,” Lee said Wednesday after practice. “This year, nah.” Lee, who battled a sprained ankle for most of last season, left Jets minicamp in June weighing 227 ...

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'We WILL take action' Germany demands top businesses hire more women managers

German Women’s Affairs Minister Katarina Barley said on Wednesday: “I am giving businesses one more year to take care of this themselves. “If nothing is done by then, we will take action with legislation.” Ms Barley said women took up just six per cent of management board seats. She added: “This can’t continue. I would have no problem with a ...

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