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Wednesday 11 February, 2015

From The42 Buster Douglas remembers knocking out Iron Mike Tyson, 25 years ago today KO

Buster Douglas remembers knocking out Iron Mike Tyson, 25 years ago today

It was the upper-cut that rocked the boxing world.

Tuesday 10 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Obama confirms death of 26-year-old American woman held by Islamic State Aid Worker

Obama confirms death of 26-year-old American woman held by Islamic State

IS said last Friday Kayla Jean Mueller had died in an air strike.

From TheJournal.ie Eleven-year-old girl charged with killing two-month-old baby Killing

Eleven-year-old girl charged with killing two-month-old baby

Police said she showed no remorse.

Sunday 8 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Five dead as man kills ex-wife and three children Atlanta

Five dead as man kills ex-wife and three children

The man shot children as they fled.

Saturday 7 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie This is what happens when a truck of frozen chickens crashes with a lorry carrying bees Bee-B-Q

Friday 6 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie NSA sharing data with British spies was illegal… but it’s not going to stop Spooks
From TheJournal.ie Australian prime minister could be ousted … for giving knighthood to Prince Philip Tony Abbott

Australian prime minister could be ousted … for giving knighthood to Prince Philip

Some Liberal Party MPs have said they don’t want a leadership vote as it could turn into “a horror movie”.

From TheJournal.ie Janitor who held his coat together with safety pins leaves millions to hospital in will Vermont

Thursday 5 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Action movie filming restricted in Paris over fears actors could be targeted by terrorists France

Action movie filming restricted in Paris over fears actors could be targeted by terrorists

The worry is that the actors could be mistaken for police.

From Business ETC The man behind the Silk Road drug website could spend the rest of his life in prison End Of The Road

The man behind the Silk Road drug website could spend the rest of his life in prison

He adopted the name Dread Pirate Roberts and was accused of brokering over $200 million in drug deals.

Wednesday 4 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Seven killed as New York train hits SUV at level crossing Train Crash

Seven killed as New York train hits SUV at level crossing

Authorities said the impact was so forceful the electrified third rail came up and pierced the train.

Tuesday 3 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Pilot taking selfies ‘likely factor’ in fatal plane crash Denver

Pilot taking selfies ‘likely factor’ in fatal plane crash

The pilot and only passenger died in the crash last year.

From The42 Police say Lance Armstrong crashed into parked cars and then let his girlfriend take the blame Investigation

Police say Lance Armstrong crashed into parked cars and then let his girlfriend take the blame

The former Tour champ was on his way from ‘a night of partying’.

From TheJournal.ie There’s going to be a sequel to To Kill A Mockingbird 2Kill2Mockingbird

There’s going to be a sequel to To Kill A Mockingbird

It will be called Go Set A Watchman.

From TheJournal.ie Charles Manson’s marriage has been cancelled The Manson Family

Charles Manson’s marriage has been cancelled

Or postponed, at least.

Monday 2 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Woman gives birth to 10lb baby in car as she drives herself to hospital Special Delivery

Woman gives birth to 10lb baby in car as she drives herself to hospital

“I knew the baby was coming and it doesn’t help to panic. So, I just stayed calm and said, ‘Well, if I deliver it on my own then I deliver it on my own.”

From The42 Patriots beat the Seahawks 28-24 for thrilling fourth Super Bowl win SB49

Patriots beat the Seahawks 28-24 for thrilling fourth Super Bowl win

It all kicked off in Arizona in a memorable finale to the championship showdown.

Sunday 1 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Japan mourns murdered journalist but vows to continue fighting terrorism Kenji Goto

Japan mourns murdered journalist but vows to continue fighting terrorism

Kenji Goto was beheaded by Islamic State militants.

Saturday 31 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Miss Marple actress Geraldine McEwan dies aged 82 RIP

Miss Marple actress Geraldine McEwan dies aged 82

She also played Sister Bridget in the acclaimed movie The Magdalene Sisters.

From TheJournal.ie New York to pay $5 million to family of man killed in “Mafia Cops” case Dirty Cops

New York to pay $5 million to family of man killed in “Mafia Cops” case

Nicholas Guido was mistaken for a man with the same name.

From TheJournal.ie Why would a black woman shoot a white doctor in segregation-era America? Jim Crow

Why would a black woman shoot a white doctor in segregation-era America?

A new documentary looks to find out.

Friday 30 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie IS group claims its fighters were behind attacks that killed 26 people Egypt

IS group claims its fighters were behind attacks that killed 26 people

Targets included an army base, a hotel, a police club and several checkpoints in Sinai.

Thursday 29 January, 2015

From The42 It’s set for a Serena Sharapova showdown in the Australian Open final. Final Two

It’s set for a Serena Sharapova showdown in the Australian Open final.

The American and Russian won their semi-final ties in Melbourne.

From TheJournal.ie Judge does the ‘right thing’ 54 years after these 9 men were jailed for sitting at a ‘white table’ Friendship Nine

Wednesday 28 January, 2015

From The42 Mayweather and Pacquiao met for the first time last night at an NBA game Money
From The42 Woods says he’s telling the tooth, the whole tooth and nothing but the tooth All Smiles

Woods says he’s telling the tooth, the whole tooth and nothing but the tooth

The former world number one has had his say on last week’s incident.

Tuesday 27 January, 2015

Belfast citizens warned not to eat mackerel found on the street after fish spill

A fish truck spilled its cargo all over the Ravenhill Road on Saturday, and the locals want to feast on their ‘catch’.

Monday 26 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Man who crashed drone onto White House grounds says it was an accident Oops

Man who crashed drone onto White House grounds says it was an accident

President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, were overseas when the quadcopter struck the southeast side of the grounds at about 3am.

From TheJournal.ie Tieless and taking a civil not religious oath, Alexis Tsipras sworn in as Greek Prime Minister Rebel Alliance

Tieless and taking a civil not religious oath, Alexis Tsipras sworn in as Greek Prime Minister

The Syriza leader took a civil instead of a religious oath.

From TheJournal.ie Northeast US braces for “crippling and potentially historic” snow storm The Blizzards

Northeast US braces for “crippling and potentially historic” snow storm

“This could be a storm the likes of which we have never seen before,” New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio warned residents.

Sunday 25 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Greece’s far-left Syriza party race ahead in exit polls as government concedes defeat Election

Greece’s far-left Syriza party race ahead in exit polls as government concedes defeat

Exit polls have placed support for the party at between 35.5% and 39.5%.

Saturday 24 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Japan scrambles to verify footage of Islamic State hostage execution Ransom

Japan scrambles to verify footage of Islamic State hostage execution

It is not yet clear whether the video shows two kidnapped Japanese hostages.

From TheJournal.ie Judge describes ISIS-bound US teen as “a bit of a mess”, jails her for four years Shannon Conley

Judge describes ISIS-bound US teen as “a bit of a mess”, jails her for four years

A US judge described Shannon Conley as “a bit of a mess”.

Thursday 22 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie This court says German men can pee standing up if they want to Sprinkle When You Tinkle

This court says German men can pee standing up if they want to

A landlord whose tenant ‘missed his target’ took the man to court.

From TheJournal.ie Anger and protests over shooting of black man by New Jersey police officer Jerame Reid This post contains videos

Anger and protests over shooting of black man by New Jersey police officer

A lawyer for Reid’s wife said footage of the shooting “raises serious questions” about its legality.