Jamie Moore: I’m lucky to be alive after being shot at training camp | Sport

Jamie Moore: I’m lucky to be alive after being shot at training camp | Sport
Former boxer Jamie Moore says he doesn’t understand why he was shot by a masked gunman. Photograph: Dave Thompson/PA Archive/Press Association

The former boxer Jamie Moore has admitted he is lucky to be alive after being shot in Marbella this month. Moore was coaching Matthew Macklin at their training camp in Spain in preparation for Macklin’s fight against Jorge Sebastian Heiland in Dublin on 30 August, when he was struck twice in the legs.

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DOJ Finally Confirms Record-Setting $16.65B Settlement With Bank Of America

DOJ Finally Confirms Record Setting $16.65B Settlement With Bank Of America

(Adam Fagen)

More than two weeks after it was first reported that the Justice Dept. and Bank of America were coming to terms on a record-setting deal worth nearly $17 billion, the two parties have finally confirmed the details of a settlement that will resolve multiple federal and state claims involving the bank’s bad behavior in the lead-up to the collapse of the housing market.

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Fargo’s LGBT residents: ‘Our marriage is not worth the paper it’s written on’ | World news |

Fargos LGBT residents: Our marriage is not worth the paper it’s written on | World news |
‘I put my life on the line for this state,’ said Mickey Harmon (right), with Joy Haarstick. ‘And to them we don’t exist.’ Photograph: Dominic Rushe

For the first time this year the rainbow flags set out for Fargo Moorhead’s annual gay pride parade stretched up Broadway to mark the lamp posts outside the massive Lutheran and Catholic churches facing each other across Seventh Street.

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Albert Reynolds obituary | World news |

As the taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland from 1992, Albert Reynolds, who has died aged 81 after suffering from Alzheimer’s disease, is credited, along with his British counterpart John Major, with a crucial role in energising the long-drawn-out peace process in Northern Ireland. It was an issue he had shown little interest in before but, having been apprised of secret efforts to persuade the IRA and loyalists to call ceasefires and halt all violence, Reynolds forged a very close relationship with Major, and decided to take great risks to achieve the objective.

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