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Pacquiao: 'We are still here and not done in boxing'

Jun 30, 2017 Manny Pacquiao has made hundreds of millions of dollars, in large part because of the huge money his numerous pay-per-view fights have generated. TV lineup for Top Rank’s “Battle of Brisbane” card on Saturday (9 p.m. ET, ESPN and ESPN Deportes) from Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia: •Welterweights: Manny Pacquiao (59-6-2, 38 KOs) vs. Jeff Horn (16-0-1, 11 KOs), 12 rounds, for Pacquiao’s world title•Junior bantamweights: Jerwin Ancajas (26-1-1, 17 KOs) vs. Teiru Kinoshita (25-1-1, 8 KOs), 12 rounds, for Ancajas’ world title•Featherweights: Michael Conlan (2-0, 2 ...

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Steven Mnuchin at G7: 'We don't want to be protectionist'

Trump and China: What’s at stake? Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said his meetings with world finance leaders have helped ease their concerns that the United States is moving to hard-edged protectionist trade policies. “People feel a level of comfort in understanding the Trump administration’s policies, now that we have had the ability to interact a few times,” Mnuchin told reporters Saturday after a two-day summit with G7 finance ministers and central bank chiefs. Trade was kept off the official agenda during the meeting. But Mnuchin said trade was discussed “a ...

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Dan Rather: 'We are a deeply divided country'

Perhaps this is why Dan Rather has a healthy fear of dogs There’s a growing distrust of the technology industry, and if you ask Dan Rather, it’s because people are afraid. “We are deeply a divided country,” the iconic news anchor told CNNTech. “The digital divide, the divide about fear of the future, but also a general divide between the haves and the have nots. People in the technology sector are perceived to be among the haves.” Rather, 85, spoke at SXSW Interactive on Friday, discussing the results of a ...

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'We are entrepreneurs, professors, scientists, artists'

Trump: Travel ban working out very nicely Anoosheh Oskouian is having a hard time accepting President Trump’s immigrant ban. Trump signed an executive order Friday temporarily banning travel from seven Muslim-majority countries — Syria, Somalia, Sudan, Libya, Yemen, Iraq and Iran. The news has rattled the Iranian-American community. “It came as a shock,” said Oskouian, an Iranian entrepreneur who became a U.S. citizen 26 years ago. “We’re flabbergasted. There are many conversations happening in our community about it. Many of us are asking ‘Why Iran?’ Oskouian left Iran in 1978 ...

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Donald Trump: 'We will build Mexico border wall'

Donald Trump has said a “big day” is planned on national security, including an announcement to build a wall on the border between the US and Mexico. The new US president is expected to sign several executive orders regarding immigration and border security over the next few days. They are likely to include the “extreme vetting” of people coming from seven predominantly Muslim countries in the Middle East and Africa. This would restrict refugee access. Mr Trump tweeted: “Big day planned on national security tomorrow. Among many other things, we ...

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'Fight for $15' protesters at Republican debate: 'We can't afford essentials.'

Why I’m protesting my fast food job Fast food and other low-paid workers are planning to protest outside Saturday’s Republican presidential debate in Greenville, South Carolina. The protesters at the “Fight for $ 15” rally will be demanding a $ 15 an hour minimum wage and the right to unionize. At 1pm the protest will kick off with a walkout and will culminate in a 7 pm rally outside the debate. It comes just one week before the state’s primary. Many of the workers participating in the rally will be ...

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VW chief to NPR: 'We did not lie'

In an interview before the Detroit Auto Show, Volkswagen’s new CEO seemed to challenge the idea that the automaker had done anything ethically wrong in its attempt to meet emissions standards. That’s in stark contrast to the automaker’s earlier admissions that it had, in fact, cheated. “Frankly spoken, it was a technical problem. … We had not the right interpretation of the American law,” Matthias Mueller said to NPR reporter Sonari Glinton. Mueller, a native German speaker, is not fully fluent in English. He bristled at Glinton’s suggestion that VW ...

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