Microsoft Buys Minecraft Maker Mojang for $2.5B

Microsoft Corp said on Monday it has agreed to acquire Stockholm-based games developer Mojang and the company’s wildly popular Minecraft video game franchise for $2.5 billion.
Microsoft said in a statement it expects the acquisition to be break-even in fiscal year 2015 on a GAAP basis…

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Kira Kazantsev of New York, Is Miss America

New Yorker Kira Kazantsev won the coveted 2015 Miss America Pageant crown on Sunday, a “three-peat” for contenders from the Big Apple.
As part of the competition, Kazantsev, 23, sang Pharrell William’s song “Happy”, keeping time by tapping a red plastic cup. She said in a question-and…

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'No Good Deed' Takes No.1 at Box Office

It took a murderous Idris Elba and a pair of dolphin buddies to defeat “Guardians of the Galaxy” at movie theaters.
The Sony thriller “No Good Deed,” which stars Elba as an escaped convict and Taraji P. Henson as the innocent he terrorizes, opened on top of the box office…

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Team USA Easily Wins Gold After 37 Point Blowout

The United States retained their basketball World Cup title after overcoming an early deficit to beat the tournament’s surprise package Serbia 129-92 in a one-sided final on Sunday.
An athletic U.S. team finished the tournament in grand style after their captain James Harden inspired an effervescent…

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Mayweather 'Money' in the Rematch

Undefeated five-division champion Floyd Mayweather Jr claimed a unanimous decision in a feisty encounter against Marcos Maidana to successfully defend three world titles and improve his record to 47-0 on Saturday.
In just the second rematch of his 18-year career, the 37-year-old American came out…

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