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U.S. boxer Mayweather to remain in jail

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LAS VEGAS, Nevada — Boxer Floyd Mayweather must serve the rest of his jail sentence, a judge ruled, denying an emergency motion seeking to put him under house arrest.

Justice of the Peace Melissa Saragosa disagreed with Mayweather’s complaints that he didn’t have enough to drink or eat and couldn’t maintain his physical fitness in jail.

Mayweather lawyer Richard Wright had claimed Mayweather was enduring “inhumane conditions” at the Clark County Dentention Center, where he began serving a 90-day sentence for domestic battery on June 1.

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In the emergency motion filed this week, Mayweather’s doctor said that “Any lengthy period of time with an inappropriate diet, coupled with lack of regular exercise, will most likely lead to irreversible damage to Mayweather’s physique.

“Such damage could and, most likely, would lead to Mayweather being unable to continue his boxing career,” doctor Robert Voy said.

Mayweather was sentenced to 90 days in jail after pleading guilty to striking his former girlfriend as their children watched in September of 2010.

After a delay so he could fight last month, Mayweather began his sentence, with three days taken off for time served.

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Police have kept Mayweather apart from the general prison population, saying they wanted to protect him from other prisoners, but this has kept him confined to his cell 23 hours a day.

Mayweather improved to 43-0 with a victory by unanimous decision in May over Puerto Rican star Miguel Cotto, one that assured Mayweather at least $32 million.

But Mayweather has yet to fight Filipino icon Manny Pacquiao in the bout most boxing fans have sought for several years while both men are at the peak of their skills.

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‘Martyrdom for snowflakes’: CNN analyst knocks Republicans who desperately wanted to be arrested at protest

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CNN host Don Lemon reported Wednesday evening that many Republicans wanted to be arrested for storming the secure room where the House Intelligence Committee depositions were taking place.

Fox News reporter Chad Pergram tweeted that he was told "there was never any chance [members] who barged into SCIF would be arrested by [capital police], but some members asked to be arrested. They wanted the optic of being frog-marched out of the SCIF in front of TV cameras. That would help w/GOP narrative of Dem process abuse."

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Commentator Wajahat Ali called it the perfect example of "martyrdom for snowflakes."

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Seth Meyers says Republicans storming classified room looked like a protest at a pharmacy that ran out of Viagra

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"Late Night" comedian Seth Meyers couldn't help but lambast the far-right Republicans angry that they're not being included in the depositions ahead of the impeachment hearings.

Wednesday, Republicans stormed a secure room known as a SCIF (Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility), because they seemed to misunderstand the difference between a deposition and a hearing. In Congressional hearings, witnesses will be presented for members of the committee to question. In a classified deposition, the witness can give information that is considered classified for security reasons. Oddly, some members who are allowed in the room were also protesting.

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WATCH: CNN’s Don Lemon bursts out laughing over Trump’s new wall in Colorado

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CNN's Don Lemon typically deals with difficult and intense topics at the top of his weekly show. Wednesday night, however, after a serious opener about Syria and ISIS, Lemon broke into hysterics over President Donald Trump's flub saying he would build a border wall on Colorado's border.

"You know why we're going to win New Mexico? Because they want safety on our border. And they didn't have it," said Trump. "And we're building a wall on the border of New Mexico. And we're building a wall in Colorado. We're building a beautiful wall, a big one that really works — you can't get over, you can't get under. And we're building a wall in Texas. And we're not building a wall in Kansas, but they get the benefit of the walls that we just mentioned. And Louisiana's incredible."

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