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Tuesday 14 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Ebola: Is it contagious and how does it spread? Here are the facts Virus

Ebola: Is it contagious and how does it spread? Here are the facts

With the Ebola virus breaking borders, people have been urged not to panic and read up on the facts.

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Sunday 12 October, 2014

Parents discover son isn’t dead when he answers door at girlfriend’s house

The couple were wrongly informed that their son had died in a car crash.

Saturday 11 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Three more people isolated in Spain over Ebola concerns Suspect Cases

Three more people isolated in Spain over Ebola concerns

This brings the number currently being monitored for Ebola symptoms to 16.

From TheJournal.ie Artist transforms Alcatraz into tribute to political prisoners Ai Weiwei

Artist transforms Alcatraz into tribute to political prisoners

Chinese artist Weiwei has installed a number of exhibitions into the prison.

From TheJournal.ie ‘Tackle Ebola now, or live with it forever’ EBOLA

‘Tackle Ebola now, or live with it forever’

The UN Special Envoy on the virus says speed is of the essence.

Friday 10 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Details of the Palin family brawl have emerged and they’re not pretty… You Betcha

Details of the Palin family brawl have emerged and they’re not pretty…

Bristol Palin is accused of repeatedly punching a man in the face.

Thursday 9 October, 2014

From The Score Adrian Peterson ‘smoked a little weed’ before drug test – reports Charges

Adrian Peterson ‘smoked a little weed’ before drug test – reports

A motion has been filed to revoke the NFL star’s bond.

From The Score Lee Westwood criticises United States for airing ‘dirty laundry in public’ after Ryder Cup defeat Ryder Cup

Lee Westwood criticises United States for airing ‘dirty laundry in public’ after Ryder Cup defeat

The European star reckons it should be kept in the team room.

From TheJournal.ie Off-duty Missouri police officer fires 17 shots killing teen – police say he fired first Tensions

Off-duty Missouri police officer fires 17 shots killing teen – police say he fired first

St. Louis Police say the deceased man fired at the officer first.

Good guy cop buys struggling mum a car seat instead of giving her a fine

“A ticket doesn’t solve the situation”.

Tuesday 7 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Watch: NASA’s first space walk in a year is happening above your head right now Back In The Saddle

Watch: NASA’s first space walk in a year is happening above your head right now

US based space walks were curtailed last year after an Italian astronaut nearly drowned.

Sunday 5 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie US woman accused of digging up her father claims ‘he would be okay with it’ Gravediggers

US woman accused of digging up her father claims ‘he would be okay with it’

She was in search of his “real will”… but only found a pack of cigarettes.

From TheJournal.ie Peace activist rescued after attempting to cross Caribbean in “hamster wheel” Walk On Water

Peace activist rescued after attempting to cross Caribbean in “hamster wheel”

When the Coast Gurard first arrived Reza Baluchi asked them how to get to Bermuda

From TheJournal.ie Italy is fighting mafia bosses by taking away their sons Mob Mentality

Italy is fighting mafia bosses by taking away their sons

The boys are taken to a kind of rehab.

Saturday 4 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie After months of mapping mystery part of Indian Ocean, desolate search for MH370 resumes Uncharted

After months of mapping mystery part of Indian Ocean, desolate search for MH370 resumes

The area was largely unknown to scientists before the new maps were made.

From TheJournal.ie Woman who received controversial womb transplant gives birth to baby boy Medical Marvel

Woman who received controversial womb transplant gives birth to baby boy

The procedure was somewhat controversial because the womb was taken from a live donor.

Friday 3 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie IS claim murder of British aid worker Alan Henning in beheading video Killing

IS claim murder of British aid worker Alan Henning in beheading video

A top US official has described it as “another example of IS brutality”.

Wednesday 1 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Why are 35,000 walruses gathering on this beach? Tusks At Dawn

Why are 35,000 walruses gathering on this beach?

They’ve been journeying there in record numbers.

From TheJournal.ie Chinese pigeons were given a rectal exam before a national day celebration Foul Play

Chinese pigeons were given a rectal exam before a national day celebration

The 10,000 pigeons were checked for ‘suspicious material’.

Tuesday 30 September, 2014

PSNI called after Ryder Cup EU flag mistaken for ‘terrorist’ flag

The flag was put up in Rory McIlroy’s Co Down hometown to celebrate Europe’s win in the Ryder Cup.

Here’s (officially) the world’s biggest Harry Potter hoarder

The title belongs to Menahem Asher Silva Vargas.

Monday 29 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie People are trying to smuggle hundreds of iPhone 6s into China Wanted

People are trying to smuggle hundreds of iPhone 6s into China

Some Apple fans don’t want to wait for the new device.

From The Score Paul McGinley: the man with the magic Ryder Cup formula Captain Fantastic

Paul McGinley: the man with the magic Ryder Cup formula

Meticulous, modern, inspirational: just some of the words used to describe the Dubliner’s Ryder Cup captaincy at Gleneagles.

Sunday 28 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Ferguson, Missouri is dealing with another shooting – this time a police officer has been shot Guns

Ferguson, Missouri is dealing with another shooting – this time a police officer has been shot

The officer, who was shot in the arm, was said to be chasing two men.

Saturday 27 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The Lion King show has now made more money than any Harry Potter or Star Wars movie The Actual King

The Lion King show has now made more money than any Harry Potter or Star Wars movie

Are you one of the 75 million people who have seen it?

Friday 26 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie New crew blast off to International Space Station Fly Me To The Moon

New crew blast off to International Space Station

They docked six hours after launching from Russia.

From TheJournal.ie Ebola has killed nearly 3,000 people this year Outbreak

Ebola has killed nearly 3,000 people this year

The US President said international aid simply is not flowing into West Africa fast enough.

Woman discovers two-headed baby turtle, names it Frank and Stein

Definitely a mutant, but is it a ninja?

From TheJournal.ie Pope Francis fires bishop who promoted priest accused of sexual abuse Get Outta Here

Pope Francis fires bishop who promoted priest accused of sexual abuse

The bishop is the second the Pope has removed from office.

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From The Score Manning throws 4 TDs, Cousins throws 4 INTs as Giants trounce Washington NFL

Manning throws 4 TDs, Cousins throws 4 INTs as Giants trounce Washington

Giants tight end Larry Donnell finished with three touchdown catches. Quick, go pick him up for your fantasy team now.

From TheJournal.ie How imminent is an “imminent terrorist attack threat”? Keeping Up With Khorasans

How imminent is an “imminent terrorist attack threat”?

Not necessarily that imminent, it seems.

Thursday 25 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Islamic State plot to attack US and Paris subway systems revealed Terrorism

Islamic State plot to attack US and Paris subway systems revealed

He told reporters today that he had been alerted to the plan to target systems in the US and Paris which involved militants from that country who are part of IS.

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The guy who raised €43k to make potato salad is throwing a huge ‘Potatostock’ party

Tuesday 23 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie US and five Arab countries begin airstrikes on Islamic State in Syria Military Campaign

US and five Arab countries begin airstrikes on Islamic State in Syria

The strike was conducted by the US, Bahrain, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Jordan and the United Arab Emirates.