On April 27 a British High Court judge ruled that the English Bridge Union could bring a legal challenge that would have the card game defined as a sport.
The same day, The New York Times announced it was discontinuing its bridge column, which has appeared regularly since 1935.
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A baker in Manilla created a 5'6", 70-pound chocolate cake resembling Manny Pacquiao.
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