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Tuesday 19 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Canadian Idol contestant found not guilty of terrorism charges Acquitted

Canadian Idol contestant found not guilty of terrorism charges

The judge found that Khurram Sher, a doctor, had probably had jihadist sympathies, but was not going to join a conspiracy.

From TheJournal.ie Italian Air Force jets collide and crash into forest below Ascoli

Italian Air Force jets collide and crash into forest below

A total of four crew members were on board.

From TheJournal.ie Palestinians flee homes with bags of clothes and mattresses as Israel raids start over Gaza

Palestinians flee homes with bags of clothes and mattresses as Israel raids start over

Truce designed to buy time for peace talks in Cairo was extended by a day within minutes of last night’s deadline.

From TheJournal.ie Iceland warns of possible volcanic eruption, raises alert level Volcano

Iceland warns of possible volcanic eruption, raises alert level

Volcano at Barðarbunga is registering ‘intense earthquake swarm’ activity but there are no signs of magma coming to the surface.

Monday 18 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Pope Francis has endorsed the use of force to stop Islamic militants in Iraq Islamic State

Pope Francis has endorsed the use of force to stop Islamic militants in Iraq

The Pope has said that minorities need to be protected but wants the UN to be involved.

Sunday 17 August, 2014

Woman steals bottle of wine to see her jailed boyfriend

Love conquers all. Except jail time.

From TheJournal.ie Police fire smoke and tear gas at defiant Ferguson protesters Shooting

Police fire smoke and tear gas at defiant Ferguson protesters

Despite the curfew being put into place by the governor, some protesters remained on the streets.

From TheJournal.ie State of emergency and curfew imposed in Ferguson to quell violent protests Shooting

State of emergency and curfew imposed in Ferguson to quell violent protests

Michael Brown’s death has ignited several days of clashes with furious protesters.

Friday 15 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie US Marine who urinated on corpses of Taliban fighters in Afghanistan has died War On Terror

US Marine who urinated on corpses of Taliban fighters in Afghanistan has died

Robert Richards, who was 28, was found dead by his wife at their home in Florida.

Multitasking mum gives birth while registering her son at school

Enter with one kid, leave with two.

From TheJournal.ie Local police stripped of authority over Ferguson protests Shooting

Local police stripped of authority over Ferguson protests

Protests and riots began after an unarmed teen boy was shot in the town at the weekend.

Thursday 14 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The only woman on ‘America’s Most Wanted’ has been captured with her husband Fugitives

The only woman on ‘America’s Most Wanted’ has been captured with her husband

Janet and Ramon Barreto were on the run for five years.

From TheJournal.ie Teen shooting: Tear gas and smoke bombs used on protesters Ferguson

Teen shooting: Tear gas and smoke bombs used on protesters

An unarmed teenager was shot and killed by a police officer in the town at the weekend.

Monday 11 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Kenyan men flee to escape enforced circumcision Health

Kenyan men flee to escape enforced circumcision

The procedure is often carried out without anaesthesia.

From The Score ‘I wanted to get it done and get out of here’ — Rory McIlroy wins PGA championship in the dark Wee Mac

‘I wanted to get it done and get out of here’ — Rory McIlroy wins PGA championship in the dark

The world No 1 showed he could win a dogfight in what was the best major finale in ages.

Sunday 10 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie These freaky self-assembled robots build themselves from flat pack Man V Machine

These freaky self-assembled robots build themselves from flat pack

It’s all over people, we don’t have a prayer.

Saturday 9 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie A revolutionary era ship from the 1770s was found buried underneath the World Trade Center National Treasure

A revolutionary era ship from the 1770s was found buried underneath the World Trade Center

Archaeologists say it was built from same wood used to build Philadelphia’s Independence Hall.

From The Score Return of the king: LeBron tells Ohio crowd: “I love you. I’m back.” Hoops

Return of the king: LeBron tells Ohio crowd: “I love you. I’m back.”

30,000 fans turned out to welcome back LBJ.

Friday 8 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The verdict in the Oscar Pistorius trial will be delivered on 11 September Pistorius
From Business ETC Argentina wants to sue the US for forcing them into a default I'll See You In Court

Argentina wants to sue the US for forcing them into a default

Argentine officials argue the US court decisions violated its sovereignty.

From TheJournal.ie Jonestown victims’ remains discovered at disused funeral home 35 years after tragedy Jonestown Massacre

Jonestown victims’ remains discovered at disused funeral home 35 years after tragedy

Warning: This article contains images of a graphic nature.

Thursday 7 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Detroit man convicted of shooting unarmed woman on his porch Race In America

Detroit man convicted of shooting unarmed woman on his porch

Theodore Wafer had claimed he was acting in self-defense.

From Business ETC Chinese regulators are cracking down on foreign companies, and they’re not happy about it Crackdown

Chinese regulators are cracking down on foreign companies, and they’re not happy about it

Foreign companies are complaining that China is using regulatory measures to hamper them and promote local competitors instead.

From TheJournal.ie Khmer Rouge leaders found guilty of crimes against humanity Genocide

Khmer Rouge leaders found guilty of crimes against humanity

Khieu Samphan and Nuon Chea were charged with crimes against humanity, genocide, religious persecution, homicide and torture.

Wednesday 6 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Search for remains of MH17 flight victims called off Ukraine

Search for remains of MH17 flight victims called off

The Prime Minister of the Netherlands said that it was too dangerous to continue.

From Business ETC Apple and Samsung decide to call a patent truce, but only outside the US Patent Wars

Apple and Samsung decide to call a patent truce, but only outside the US

The two companies will continue to pursue existing cases that are taking place in US courts.

Tuesday 5 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie 9-year-old boy stabbed in a playground dies from his injuries Michigan

9-year-old boy stabbed in a playground dies from his injuries

The 12-year-old boy who allegedly carried out the attack called the police and turned himself in.

Authorities investigating viral video of man kicking squirrel into the Grand Canyon

The shocking video emerged online over the weekend.

Monday 4 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Second case of ebola confirmed in Nigeria Outbreak

Second case of ebola confirmed in Nigeria

Nigeria is Africa’s most populous country.

A 150-pound giant tortoise was found ‘on the run’ by US police

His name is Clark. Clark the tortoise.

Saturday 2 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘Southside Slayer’ who killed 14 women tells judge “I’ll be back” as he’s sentenced to death Serial Killer

Friday 1 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie President Bush is writing a biography of his dad, President Bush Keeping It In The Family

President Bush is writing a biography of his dad, President Bush

The book will be “heartfelt, intimate, and illuminating”. Bless.

Thursday 31 July, 2014

Lucky escape after axe smashes through car window on dual carriageway

The car’s occupants are said to be ‘shook’.

From Business ETC Argentina burns bondholders for the second time in 13 years Buenos Angry

Argentina burns bondholders for the second time in 13 years

The country’s Finance Minister hit out at what he called “vulture funds”.

Wednesday 30 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Last crew member of atomic bomb plane Enola Gay dies aged 93 Enola Gay

Last crew member of atomic bomb plane Enola Gay dies aged 93

“I personally think there shouldn’t be any atomic bombs in the world — I’d like to see them all abolished.”