Holm: Rather fight again before Rousey rematch

Associated Press 0 Shares print LAS VEGAS — Holly Holm would rather get back in the cage while Ronda Rousey is recovering from their first fight. The new UFC champion reluctantly realizes she might have to wait for their rematch. Holm acknowledged Saturday that she might be facing a lengthy layoff before her first defense of the bantamweight belt she took from Rousey in spectacular fashion last month. Ronda Rousey made good on her word, attending Friday night’s Marine Corps Ball with Jarrod Haschert, the Marine who asked her via ...

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Naughty or nice, SantaCon revelers descend on New York

Thousands of merrymakers dressed like Santa Claus and his elves took to the streets of New York on Saturday for the annual pub crawl known as SantaCon, a Yuletide rite with a reputation for inspiring bad behavior among the revelers. While some bar owners reported respectful crowds of red-and-white clad partiers, social media was alive with photos of Santas mooning motorists, passed out in doorways, and urinating on the street. But thankfully, said bar manager Carlos Virgil, those particular Santas did not show up at Viva Tor in Brooklyn’s hip ...

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Jury still out on routine skin cancer screening

(Reuters Health) – There isn’t enough evidence yet to say whether routine full-body skin cancer screenings are safe or effective, according to new proposed U.S. guidelines aimed at preventing deaths from these malignancies. Reuters: Health News

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Malls in three U.S. states evacuated on busy holiday shopping day

Thousands of shoppers were evacuated from malls in at least three states on Saturday as bomb threats or scares disrupted one of the busiest days of year for holiday shopping. The evacuations come at a time of heightened vigilance in public places across the country, a week after a husband and wife gunned down 14 people at a holiday party in San Bernardino, California, in what the FBI considers an act of terror. An empty suitcase caused the evacuation of some 500 people Saturday morning at a handful of stores ...

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Shaker Aamer denounces extremists

Shaker Aamer says extremists ‘have no right to live in UK’ 13 December 2015 From the section UK Image copyright Reprieve UK Image caption Shaker Aamer estimates he had about 200 interrogators in the time he was held The UK’s last Guantanamo Bay detainee, who returned home to London in October after being held for 14 years, has called on extremists to “get the hell out” of the country. Shaker Aamer told the Mail on Sunday that he denounced attacks like the murder of Fusilier Lee Rigby, saying “you cannot ...

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Analysis – A la carte action on climate change

PARIS (Reuters) – At the end of bargaining, when the last bracketed differences in diplomatic language were [resolved] [dropped] [glossed over], the global climate accord that emerged from two weeks of talks in Paris proved to be a very a la carte deal. Reuters: World News

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