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Legal changes introduced by Polish government ‘shocking’ – Irish judge
Sat, 24 Mar 2018 02:57:03 +0100
Ms Justice Aileen Donnelly is asking guidance in extradition case
© The Irish Times
Toy tycoon leads crowdfunding effort to save Toys R Us brand
Sat, 24 Mar 2018 02:51:26 +0100
A budding campaign to buy Toys ‘R’ Us has hit a few bumps in the road, but its billionaire backer said he’s just getting started. Toy tycoon Isaac Larian — founder and chief executive of MGA Entertainment, maker of Little Tikes, Bratz dolls and...
© New York Post
S. Korea clinches 3rd seed in playoffs at women's curling worlds
Sat, 24 Mar 2018 02:47:18 +0100
South Korea has clinched the third seed in the playoff at the ongoing World Women's Curling Championships in Canada.Sout
© The Korea Herald
Trump order would ban most transgender troops from serving
Sat, 24 Mar 2018 02:46:32 +0100
PALM BEACH, Fla. — President Donald Trump released an order Friday night banning most transgender troops from serving in military except under “limited circumstances,” following up on his calls last year to ban transgender individuals from...
© New York Post
Deep-water coral off Irish west coast changing at ‘alarming’ rate
Sat, 24 Mar 2018 02:45:37 +0100
Four-year study by UCC scientists videoed entire mosaic of coral off Kerry coastline
© The Irish Times
S. Korea loses entry in women's singles at next figure skating worlds
Sat, 24 Mar 2018 02:41:11 +0100
South Korea has lost an entry in the women's singles at next year's figure skating world championships following a middl
© The Korea Herald
Ex-Cameroonian minister arrested in Nigeria, extradited home
Sat, 24 Mar 2018 02:36:39 +0100
Jesusegun Alagbe with agency reports A former Minister of Water and Energy in Cameroon, Mr. Atangana Kouna, was on Thursday arrested in Nigeria and flown back home. According to police and local sources, Kouna was arrested amidst a crackdown on high-level...
© The Punch
Van Morrison says he got divorced last week
Sat, 24 Mar 2018 02:36:37 +0100
Singer-songwriter’s statement reveals he and Michelle Rocca granted divorce in Dublin
© The Irish Times
AUGAPOL berates Buhari for kidnap, return of Dapchi schoolgirls
Sat, 24 Mar 2018 02:36:04 +0100
Eric Dumo A civil society group, Activists United against Graft and Anti-People’s Policies, have slammed President Muhammadu Buhari for his administration’s handling of the kidnap and return of 105 female pupils of Government Girls Technical College,...
© The Punch
Tuskar tragedy remains a mystery 50 years on
Sat, 24 Mar 2018 02:31:11 +0100
‘I’ve had difficulty answering the question over the years: how did your parents die?’
© The Irish Times
We were still undressing when she slumped and died – Man arrested over lover’s mysterious death
Sat, 24 Mar 2018 02:21:48 +0100
Samuel Awoyinfa, Abeokuta The Ogun State Police command has arrested a 36-year-old man, Owolabi Musiliu, over the alleged mysterious death of his lover, Fausat Idowu,. The suspect, who is a mechanic at the Mechanic Village in the Camp Area of Abeokuta,...
© The Punch
Customs intercept 20 smuggled vehicles, 1,060 bags of rice, others
Sat, 24 Mar 2018 02:16:46 +0100
Samuel Awoyinfa, Abeokuta The Ogun State Area Command, Nigeria Customs Service, says it has intercepted 20 smuggled used vehicles, popularly known as tokunbo, and 1,060 bags of foreign rice among other items, around the Idiroko border axis in two weeks....
© The Punch
Already cheap MoviePass lowers its prices even more
Sat, 24 Mar 2018 02:16:43 +0100
MoviePass — whose subscription service has already made going to the movies ridiculously cheap — just slashed its prices again. The all-you-can-watch cinema buffet announced Friday that for a limited time it is lowering its monthly rate to $6.95 from...
© New York Post
The Dramatic Last Hours as Agents Stalked the Austin Bomber
Sat, 24 Mar 2018 02:11:14 +0100
Federal marshals described how they located and took down the suspect of a weekslong bombing campaign in Austin.
© The New York Times
Yasiel Puig homers, hits road as Dodgers blitz Kansas City
Sat, 24 Mar 2018 02:10:00 +0100
The Dodgers defeated the Kansas City Royals 10-0 at Surprise Stadium. The Dodgers are 15-13-1 in Cactus League play. AT THE PLATE: The Dodgers hung seven runs on former Dodger Ricky Nolasco in the third inning through a series of extra-base hits and patient...
© LA Times
Fact Check: Trump’s Objections Require Some Corrections
Sat, 24 Mar 2018 02:09:54 +0100
President Trump said that American troops would receive the largest pay raise in a decade and that Democrats fought against a solution for Dreamers. Neither claim is true.
© The New York Times
Police dismiss ASP, send another on compulsory retirement
Sat, 24 Mar 2018 02:09:48 +0100
Adelani Adepegba, Abuja The Police Service Commission has dismissed an Assistant Superintendent of Police, for “serious misconduct.” The commission also approved the compulsory retirement of another ASP, while it vacated the pending disciplinary matter...
© The Punch
57-year-old jailed for sexually exploiting teenager
Sat, 24 Mar 2018 02:08:54 +0100
Olaleye Aluko, Abuja A Federal High Court in Kano State has sentenced a 57-year-old man, Yusuf Umar, to 10 years’ imprisonment for keeping in his custody a 14-year-old girl and raping her. Our correspondent learnt that Umar, who hails from Nasarawa...
© The Punch
Sex ring: 39 Nigerian women rescued in Spain
Sat, 24 Mar 2018 02:07:45 +0100
Olaleye Aluko, Abuja Operatives of the National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons, in collaboration with British and Spanish authorities, has rescued 39 Nigerian girls forced to work as sex slaves in some parts of Spain. Our correspondent...
© The Punch
Giants wine and dine Josh Rosen before private workout
Sat, 24 Mar 2018 02:07:44 +0100
UCLA quarterback Josh Rosen revealed before working out privately for the Giants he attended dinner with co-owners John Mara and Steve Tisch. Appearing Friday on “The Rich Eisen Show,” Rosen described the experience as “awesome,” and said the...
© New York Post
Playboy model Karen McDougal: I did OK in Trump affair interview
Sat, 24 Mar 2018 02:06:30 +0100
She sat down with Anderson Cooper and poured her heart out in a detailed account of what she says was a 10-month fling with the President.
© NY Daily News
Help my son not to go blind —Mother of two-year-old boy diagnosed with retinoblastoma
Sat, 24 Mar 2018 02:06:29 +0100
Jesusegun Alagbe Maryam Alexander sat calmly with a bowed head, hugging her two-year-old son, David, to her chest. She paused and shed tears intermittently as she told the story of pain she had been going through since her son was diagnosed with retinoblastoma...
© The Punch
Most important news of last month:
Drunken driver involved in death of boyfriend has DWI history
Mon, 12 Mar 2018 01:56:45 +0100
Savittre Beria-Lackhan was behind the wheel of a Mercedes-Benz on the Grand Central Parkway when her beau jumped out of the car.
© NY Daily News
Maersk container catches fire, 4 missing
Wed, 07 Mar 2018 10:10:02 +0100
A huge merchant vessel - Maersk Honan - carrying over 7,500 containers, caught fire in the Arabian Sea off the Lakshadweep coast. There were 27 crew members on board, of which 23 have been rescued. Massive efforts have been launched by the Indian Coast...
© Deccan Herald
Lidl wheelie-bin looting was on an unprecedented scale, say gardaí
Sun, 04 Mar 2018 20:40:53 +0100
Hoax calls made on Saturday night to see how Garda would respond
© The Irish Times
‘Almost certain’ Sean Quinn family behind €10m asset-stripping of company, says judge
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 06:00:52 +0100
‘Elaborate scheme’ used despite court orders prohibiting such actions
© The Irish Times
Op-Ed Columnist: Get Me Back My Turkey
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 00:54:49 +0100
A Bedouin lesson for handling President Trump and Vladimir Putin.
© The New York Times
4 Easy Ways to Cut Down Your Sugar Intake
Mon, 19 Mar 2018 07:59:06 +0100
Sugar sneaks into our diets in many, many ways. Here’s how to cut it out.
© The New York Times
VIDEO: Gruesome mall assault filmed at Gateway
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 16:12:00 +0100
Slapped, hair pulled and beaten to the ground - footage shows disturbing attack at popular shopping mall.
© Cape Times
A Quiet Exodus: Why Blacks Are Leaving White Evangelical Churches
Fri, 09 Mar 2018 11:00:16 +0100
Megachurches around the country were trying to racially integrate and finding some success. Then came the 2016 election.
© The New York Times
[Graphic News] China is top steel producing country
Mon, 05 Mar 2018 09:59:03 +0100
 China produced 808.4 million metric tons of Crude Steel, accounting for 50.3 percent of the world’s total production. C
© The Korea Herald
Parents warned of obsession with sending children to university
Fri, 23 Feb 2018 02:00:00 +0100
Education expert Ken Robinson: parents need to foster children’s unique skills
© The Irish Times
Belfast rape trial: case adjourned for a day due to juror illness
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 14:01:22 +0100
The prosecution is entering the final stage of its evidence with case set to resume on Friday
© The Irish Times
The Dramatic Last Hours as Agents Stalked the Austin Bomber
Sat, 24 Mar 2018 02:11:14 +0100
Federal marshals described how they located and took down the suspect of a weekslong bombing campaign in Austin.
© The New York Times
Her son was killed in New Orleans, one of hundreds gunned down. Here's why she's marching
Fri, 23 Mar 2018 11:00:00 +0100
While the current gun control debate has focused on mass shootings, they make up a small portion of gun-related deaths. One New Orleans mother wants to call attention to deaths, like that of her son, that go largely unnoticed.
© LA Times
Meth addict was driving bus in horrific crash
Fri, 23 Mar 2018 10:28:00 +0100
NAKHON RATCHASIMA: The driver of the double-decker bus that crashed, killing 18 people and injuring 32 others, on Wednesday had taken methamphetamine, was speeding and failed to engage low gear going down the hill, police said on Friday.
© Bangkok Post
'Grannies for gun control' to brace the cold for anti-gun protest
Fri, 23 Mar 2018 08:57:00 +0100
Scores of seniors are set to join the thousands in the US taking part in the anti-gun-violence March for Our Lives on Saturday.
© Cape Times
In Austin, a Bomber’s Rampage Exposes Racial Fault Lines Long Buried
Fri, 23 Mar 2018 02:48:20 +0100
The bombs planted by a 23-year-old white man have raised lingering questions about race, geography and class in one of Texas’ most liberal cities.
© The New York Times
Expelled grad student accused of raping men on campuses
Thu, 22 Mar 2018 18:17:55 +0100
A former graduate student already accused of raping a 20-year-old man in a Kansas State University fraternity house raped a University of Missouri-St. Louis student at gunpoint earlier this month, police said. In the most recent case, Devonta Bagley,...
© New York Post
New memorial day to honour Poles who rescued Jews
Thu, 22 Mar 2018 12:45:00 +0100
Film screenings, exhibitions and a host of other events will be held across Poland on Saturday as the country prepares to observe a new memorial day to honour those who helped Jews during World War II.
© The News
[Newsmaker] South Korean teenagers demand right to vote
Thu, 22 Mar 2018 09:55:51 +0100
In front of the main gate of the National Assembly on Thursday morning, Kim Yoon-song had her head shaved bald. The 15-y
© The Korea Herald
[Michael Dempsey] Putin won at ballot box. He’s losing elsewhere.
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 09:38:48 +0100
President Vladimir Putin’s re-election Sunday to a fourth six-year term comes amid a feeling both in the West and in Mos
© The Korea Herald
Editorial: Trump’s Bluster on the Opioid Epidemic
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 00:36:30 +0100
In a speech this week, the president laid out a plan to address the crisis that was at turns thin on details and alarming in content.
© The New York Times
Singapore-based NEM foundation ends tracking of stolen cryptocurrency
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 14:37:19 +0100
Singapore-based cryptocurrency organization NEM.io Foundation said Tuesday it has stopped tracking stolen NEM virtual currency following a massive hack of the Coincheck exchange in January.The ...
© Japan Times
GM Korea makes no progress in wage negotiations with union
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 12:46:20 +0100
GM Korea Co. said Tuesday that it has failed to produce any substantial progress in wage negotiations with union leaders
© The Korea Herald
Austin Struck by Fourth Explosion Only Hours After Televised Appeal to Bomber
Mon, 19 Mar 2018 05:26:58 +0100
The authorities had made an unusual public appeal to hear directly from whoever has been planting deadly package bombs on doorsteps in Austin, Tex.
© The New York Times
Op-Ed Columnist: Trump: The Un-American President
Mon, 19 Mar 2018 01:41:39 +0100
He has damaged the American brand.
© The New York Times
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