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Louisville stages mass final farewell to Muhammad Ali

Jun 10, 2016 - 11:23 PM

A funeral procession through town a private burial and a public memorial service will wrap up two days of tributes to the 3 time heavyweight world champion

FAREWELL. The casket during the Islamic Jenazah Prayer Service for the late Muhammad Ali at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, Kentucky, USA, June 9, 2016. Photo by Erik S. Lesser/EPA

The impact of Muhammad Ali on Gabe Norwood

Jun 09, 2016 - 6:19 PM

The 31 year old Norwood named his eldest son Cassius after the boxing legend whose life touched many around the world

Muhammad Ali commemorates 50th anniversary of Liston fight with first tweet

Feb 26, 2014 - 5:18 AM

Muhammad Ali posted his first Twitter message on Tuesday 50 years to the day after he stopped Sonny Liston at Miami Beach to win his first heavyweight boxing title

ALI TWEET. Former heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali issued his first tweet on Tuesday to commemorate the 50th anniversary of his first championship victory. Photo by Kay Nietfeld/EPA

No more crocs in captivity, please

Apr 28, 2013 - 4:15 PM

Lolong would not have died if he hadn t been captured imprisoned and confined to a totally inadequate concrete enclosure for the past 18 months

GARGANTUAN. In this photo taken on September 21, 2011, Lolong, a one-tonne (6.4-metre) 21-foot crocodile believed to be the biggest to have ever been caught, is seen in a caged pen in Bunawan, Agusan del Sur. AFP PHOTO / JAY DIRECTO

How captivity killed Lolong

Mar 29, 2013 - 12:37 PM

Rappler learns how Lolong died due to multiple organ failure due to stress from how he was held in captivity

GARGANTUAN CROC. GARGANTUAN. Lolong still looked healthy in this file picture taken inside his pen at the Bunawan Eco-Park just days after the reptile was captured in September 2011. AFP PHOTO / JAY DIRECTO

Did typhoon Pablo kill Lolong?

Feb 12, 2013 - 12:32 PM

The storm created a change in temperature that may have affected the croc s eating habits leading to his death a British specialist says

SO LONG, LOLONG. The lifeless body of the monster croc is packed with ice for the necropsy on February 11 in Bunawan, Agusan del Sur. Photo by Jeoffrey Maitem

Aussie croc now No. 1 after Lolong's death

Feb 12, 2013 - 10:15 AM

The 5 48 m reptile based in Cairns Australia is now the world s largest crocodile in captivity after Lolong passed away on Sunday