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Another day, another celebrity mocks  Donald Trump . Russell Brand is following in his ex-wife Katy Perry’s footsteps in dissing the GOP presidential candidate

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CLEVELAND ― At the corner of West 6th Street and St. Clair Avenue, there’s a kiosk selling T-shirts and knickknacks celebrating the 2016 Republican National Convention , where Donald Trump is slated to accept his party’s nomination for president this week. So what’s the big seller today

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In his recent rant against a 62-year-old Indiana-born Latino judge, Donald Trump reveals that he is more than anti-Mexican.

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When Muhammad Ali refused to take the oath of induction into the U.S. Army in 1967 in Houston, Texas, he became a hero to those that were against the war, but he also became toxic to many that were in favor of it and even to some of those in the mainstream.

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Muhammad Ali represented the epitome of black excellence.  Ali, who died Friday , used his skill, strength and charisma to climb his way to the top and earn recognition as a world class boxing and civil rights champion. But part of what made Ali’s unprecedented success so meaningful is that he proved that a black man could be held by no boundaries; that if he was committed, he could break them all.  More…

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Footage of Muhammad Ali from the 2009 documentary ” Soul Power ” captures intimate moments when the legendary boxer expressed his pride in Africa while visiting Zaire in 1974. Ali was in Kinshasa, the capital of what is now the Democratic Republic of Congo, weeks ahead of a heavyweight world championship fight with George Foreman — an encounter famously nicknamed the “Rumble in the Jungle.” More…

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My Link to Muhammad Ali Through Parkinson’s, by Connie Lawn June 4, 2006 More…

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Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump honored the late boxing legend Muhammad Ali in a tweet Friday, calling him a “truly great champion and a wonderful guy.” More…

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Muhammad Ali’s sensational spirit extended well beyond the boxing ring. Ali, who sadly passed away Friday , was a man of charisma and charm.

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Week to Week News Quiz for 6/4/16

04Jun

Hillary Clinton’s up, Donald Trump and Katie Couric are down this week. Take our Week to Week News Quiz to learn why.

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Gratitude. It’s everywhere these days. We’ve graduated from “count your blessings” to millions of research dollars being funded to understand this little attitude.

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www.reddit.com I wasn’t the brightest kid. I grew up believing the tale my father told me — that I had spent World War II being toted around on his back. It wasn’t until I was about 9-years-old that I realized the impossibility.

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Image courtesy of Adam Wilson at StockSnap.io Dining out at a restaurant can be problematic these days. Noise levels have grown, tables are stacked closer and closer together, and glass and hardwood are all the rage for decor, leaving even less cushioning or carpet behind for sound absorption. Layer hearing loss on top of all this, and dining out can be quite a challenge

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Muhammad Ali, one of the 21st century’s most inspiring athletes, was honored with the inaugural Grawemeyer Spirit Award by the University of Louisville on Thursday night. The 73-year-old Ali, who continues his battle with Parkinson’s disease, did not speak at the event in his hometown of Louisville, Kentucky, but “The Greatest” did  raise his right hand in a fist , according to NBC News.  As the assembly chanted,”Ali! Ali! Ali!” his wife, Lonnie, took the podium to speak to his adoring audience

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The Pakistanization of Republicanism

11Sep

“You are free; you are free to go to your temples, you are free to go to your mosques or to any other place of worship.

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WASHINGTON — On March 8, 1971, most Americans were fixated on their TV sets as Joe Frazier was about to dance with his nemesis  Muhammad Ali in the “Fight of the Century.” In the 15th round of the match at Madison Square Garden, Frazier landed a left hook that sent Ali crashing to the mat.   The winner was determined by unanimous decision: Frazier maintained his undefeated status and Ali took the first loss of his professional career.  The Greatest — an outspoken anti-war, pro-black activist — had fallen. But in the shadow of his defeat came the demise of a U.S.

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La Tribunera: Futbolistas se vuelven Spiderman

26Feb

Redacción | MEDIOTIEMPO Ciudad de México, miércoles 26 de Febrero del 2014 Merengues y culés se unieron para protagonizar el promocional de la película Los futbolistas Diego López y Álvaro Arbeloa del Real Madrid, además de Víctor Valdés y Andrés Iniesta del Barcelona,son los protagonistas del anuncio promocional de la película The Amazing Spiderman 2: El Poder de Electro.

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No me siento el héroe: Corona

15Nov

Juan Martín Montes | MEDIOTIEMPO Ciudad de México, jueves 15 de Noviembre del 2012 El portero celeste aseguró que el plantel tiene la sensación de que trascenderán A pesar de que anoche fue artífice del triunfo celeste con varias atajadas que mantuvieron la ventaja frente al León, el portero Jesús Corona descartó sentirse el héroe. Un día después del 2-1 en la Ida de los Cuartos de Final, el arquero de Cruz Azul sólo agradeció palabras como las de su compañero Christian Giménez, quien dijo que Corona y Javier Aquino los llevarán al título. “No me siento el héroe, simplemente me dedico a trabajar por el bien del grupo”, señaló este mediodía.

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Filed under: Videos , Boxeo , Béisbol , Beisbol videos “Fue incómodo, pienso que fue innecesario”, resumió Ken Rosenthal de Fox Sports, sobre la presencia del legendario ex boxeador Muhammad Ali como invitado para el primer lanzamiento en el Opening Day de las Grandes Ligas entre San Luis y Miami .

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Filed under: Boxeo El ex campeón mundial Muhammad Alí y cientos de personas más recordaron el viernes al entrenador de boxeo Angelo Dundee como un maestro de la motivación que dejó un legado de amabilidad en su carrera.

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Filed under: Videos , Boxeo , Boxeo-videos El legendario entrenador estadounidense Angelo Dundee falleció hoy a la edad de 90 años por causa aun desconocida.

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Filed under: Boxeo , Fotos , Boxeo Fotos Muhammad Ali 70 aniversario El ex campeón estadounidense Muhammad Ali , considerado el mejor boxeador de todos los tiempos, hoy celebra su cumpleaños número 70. Después de tres días de festejos en los que se incluyó una fiesta para 300 personas en Louisville, Kentucky, a la que asistieron políticos, familiares, amigos y personalidades del deporte y espectáculo, el ex peleador que brincó a la fama debido a su activismo en pro de los afroamericanos comentó que sostendrán varias cenas a lo largo de Estados Unidos para recaudar fondos para su fundación. “Muhammad le gustan los festejos, especialmente cuando son para él.

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