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Mayweather still champ...Minor skirmishes in Baltimore...NYPD officer shot

By The Associated Press | Posted - May 3, 2015 at 12:02 a.m.



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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Floyd Mayweather has cemented his legacy as the best of his generation. Mayweather used his reach and his jab Saturday night to frustrate Manny Pacquiao, piling up enough points to win a unanimous decision in their welterweight title bout. Mayweather remains unbeaten in 48 fights. The match was the richest fight ever.

BALTIMORE (AP) — Police used pepper spray on some stragglers out after Baltimore's curfew and mad a couple of arrests following a march by about a thousand people chanting for justice for Freddie Gray, who died of a spinal injury suffered while in police custody. Six officers face felony charges in the incident that touched off rioting last week. On Saturday, many, including the American Civil Liberties Union, began calling for the curfew to be lifted.

NEW YORK (AP) — Officials say a plainclothes New York City police officer is in stable condition and in surgery after being shot in the head by a man he and his partner suspected of carrying a gun. Police say Demitrius Blackwell was later arrested. Officials say he has a long criminal history.

KATHMANDU (AP) — Nepal's health secretary says there's no epidemic yet but disease worries are mounting a week after the deadly, magnitude 7.8 earthquake. Health Secretary Santa Shrestha says there have been reports of people being hit by diarrhea in several districts in remote mountain villages worst-hit by the quake. He says health teams with medicine have rushed to many of the affected areas. The quake death toll has topped 7,000.

HONOLULU (AP) — Lots of people in Hawaii love spam -- the one in the can, not the email kind. To honor Spam lovers in Hawaii, Hormel Foods released a new flavor — Portuguese sausage Spam — exclusively for the state at the Spam Jam street festival held Saturday in Honolulu. The flavor, which was available to sample at the event, may eventually be sold elsewhere in the region and internationally.

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