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49ers star welcomed back after domestic violence charges dropped
Thu, 24 May 2018 02:20:37 +0200
SAN JOSE, Calif. — A Santa Clara County judge has ruled that 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster will not have to stand trial on domestic violence charges after the accuser recanted her allegations at a preliminary hearing. Judge Nona Klippen said Wednesday...
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NFL owners approve new anthem policy: stand or stay in the locker room
Thu, 24 May 2018 02:19:00 +0200
Stand or stay out of sight. Looking to quell a national debate that was sparked by Colin Kaepernick, stoked by President Trump and some say chipped away at the very popularity of America's game, NFL owners approved a new policy Wednesday that allows players...
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Mom who gave birth while in a coma dies 3 years after waking
Thu, 24 May 2018 02:14:09 +0200
A Tennessee mother who gave birth while she was in a coma died three years after she regained consciousness, her family said. Sharista Giles died after she was taken to the hospital on Monday, her mother, Anna Moser, told WATE. Her cause of death has...
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Ex-priest charged with sex assault of boy in '01 was subject of '94 complaint but returned to ministry, church says
Thu, 24 May 2018 02:10:00 +0200
New charges were filed Wednesday against a former Catholic priest stemming from allegations that he sexually assaulted a 13-year-old boy in Evanston in 2001, prosecutors said. Kenneth Lewis, who was a priest in Tulsa until he was defrocked in 2007, was...
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Jay Bruce gritted teeth on bench for Jose Bautista’s Mets debut
Thu, 24 May 2018 02:06:27 +0200
When Jose Bautista landed at La Guardia Airport on Tuesday less than an hour before first pitch and was promptly placed into the Mets’ lineup by 6:45 p.m., it came at Jay Bruce’s expense. Bruce said the staff gave him “as much [of a heads up] as...
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Convicted Chicago serial killer Andrew Urdiales found guilty of 5 California murders
Thu, 24 May 2018 02:03:00 +0200
Convicted Chicago serial killer Andrew Urdiales was found guilty Wednesday of the murders of five women in Southern California more than two decades ago. Orange County jurors convicted Urdiales of five counts of murder with enhancements for attacking...
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BreastCheck doctors fear legal costs may derail service
Thu, 24 May 2018 02:00:28 +0200
Government-funded scheme receives 15 letters from solicitors in the past two weeks
© The Irish Times
Dig uncovers Cork houses dating back to 1070
Thu, 24 May 2018 02:00:00 +0200
City as old as Waterford but Norsemen landed on Suirside earlier, says archeologist
© The Irish Times
Gene-editing technology makes scents in yeasts
Thu, 24 May 2018 02:00:00 +0200
Research Lives: Javier Varela, Research Assistant with the Chassy project at University College Cork
© The Irish Times
Ireland rugby squad gets a heroes’ welcome in Belfast
Thu, 24 May 2018 02:00:00 +0200
IRFU head attends reception to mark Six Nations, Triple Crown and Grand Slam success
© The Irish Times
Confusion over judicial appointments branded ‘farce’
Thu, 24 May 2018 02:00:00 +0200
Ceann Comhairle suspends Dáil debate on Bill over contradictory amendments
© The Irish Times
Day care workers fired after taping shoes on child
Thu, 24 May 2018 01:59:09 +0200
Two day care employees in North Carolina were fired for strapping shoes to a little girl with tightly-bound tape, causing her bruises and swelling, according to reports. The terminations at Pleasant Hill Day Care in Elkin come after a mother picked up...
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3 friends convicted in killing of teen in front of his twin brother under South Side viaduct
Thu, 24 May 2018 01:55:00 +0200
Separate Cook County juries on Wednesday convicted three friends of charges they fatally shot 15-year-old Demario Bailey as he walked with his identical twin brother in a long, dingy viaduct on Chicago’s South Side. Both juries deliberated about an...
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Kenosha man who drove over Zion woman 'as if she were nothing but roadkill' guilty of attempted murder
Thu, 24 May 2018 01:55:00 +0200
A Wisconsin man was found guilty Wednesday of attempted murder for running over and critically injuring a Zion woman with a car in April 2017. Cornell Conely, 28, was found guilty by Lake County Circuit Judge Victoria Rossetti on the third and final day...
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Stacey Abrams made history. But is deeply conservative Georgia ready to elect a black woman governor?
Thu, 24 May 2018 01:40:00 +0200
Stacey Abrams made history Tuesday night, becoming the first black woman to win the gubernatorial nomination of a major political party. Having easily defeated her Democratic competitor in the Georgia primary, the 44-year-old former state House minority...
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Brothers rescued after being stranded overnight on hike
Thu, 24 May 2018 01:37:19 +0200
SALT LAKE CITY — Officials say they rescued two Cedar Hills brothers near Timpooneke trailhead near Provo after they got stranded overnight on a hike. Lasha Hartshorn tells KSL-TV that her sons texted her Monday night to her that they had gotten lost...
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The cracks in Warriors’ armor that could end their Finals reign
Thu, 24 May 2018 01:35:09 +0200
After Houston swept away Orlando for a second straight NBA title in 1995, Rockets coach Rudy Tomjanovich uttered a phrase that became words to live by for the universe. No, it wasn’t “Never wear a tin hat in a lightning storm,” although that has...
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2 firefighters taken to hospital after call for help at extra-alarm fire
Thu, 24 May 2018 01:35:00 +0200
Two Chicago firefighters were taken to the hospital Wednesday after they were injured battling an extra-alarm fire at a West Rogers Park apartment building, authorities said. A mayday response, which signals a firefighter has become trapped or lost in...
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Emanuel abruptly ends council meeting amid fight over police academy
Thu, 24 May 2018 01:35:00 +0200
A fight over a controversial West Side police academy brought an abrupt end to Wednesday’s City Council meeting, as Mayor Rahm Emanuel ordered aldermen to return for a vote Friday. Groups of young protesters have spoken out against the proposed academy...
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USC receiver Joseph Lewis pleads no contest to two counts of domestic battery
Thu, 24 May 2018 01:35:00 +0200
USC wide receiver Joseph Lewis IV pleaded no contest Wednesday in Los Angeles County Superior Court to two counts of domestic battery with an injury relating to his February arrest. Lewis agreed to a plea deal that he rejected last Thursday. With a jury...
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N.F.L. Teams Will Be Fined if Players Kneel During National Anthem
Thu, 24 May 2018 01:31:53 +0200
Owners voted to fine teams if their players do not stand during the national anthem, though players will be allowed to stay in the locker room if they choose.
© The New York Times
Most important news of last month:
I Want to Be Rich and I’m Not Sorry
Sat, 28 Apr 2018 20:30:07 +0200
Money would make me powerful, someone nobody could hurt.
© The New York Times
Loose Ends: Job Description for the Dumbest Job Ever
Fri, 27 Apr 2018 22:16:32 +0200
You will be responsible for literally everything, including keeping co-workers alive.
© The New York Times
The Stone: Happy Birthday, Karl Marx. You Were Right!
Mon, 30 Apr 2018 11:45:04 +0200
Social justice movements like Black Lives Matter and #MeToo embody his critical spirit.
© The New York Times
'It read like a dissection of our sex life': Recovering from a wedding toast disaster
Wed, 16 May 2018 12:00:00 +0200
Everyone told me to expect one thing to go wrong on my wedding day. The flowers won't be right, or someone will be running late. The forecast called for rain, so I steeled myself for all the complications that might deliver. But when the perfectly sunny...
© Chicago Tribune
CME sanctions Hana Financial Investment's derivatives trading
Wed, 23 May 2018 08:02:10 +0200
US exchange operator CME Group has immediately suspended South Korea’s brokerage Hana Financial Investment‘s access to e
© The Korea Herald
Dad might skip graduation over fight with daughter
Thu, 10 May 2018 12:00:00 +0200
Dear Amy: I raised my daughter as a single father. She’s graduating soon with a master’s degree. Even though I’m very proud of her academic success, I’m very disappointed in her other life choices, such as who she lives with, as well as her bad...
© Chicago Tribune
Man dies 4 days after Dolton shooting
Wed, 09 May 2018 23:17:14 +0200
Joshua Hunter, 25, was shot about 3:25 p.m. Friday in the 15500 block of Drexel Avenue, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office. 
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Doctor arrested in wife’s death that was initially ruled an accident
Sat, 05 May 2018 04:03:35 +0200
An investigation into a South Carolina woman’s suspicious death has led to charges against her surgeon husband in a 2017 homicide that had initially been ruled an accident. Vanessa Brooke Biery, 43, was found dead in West Columbia Tuesday. The cause...
© New York Post
Bishop Michael Curry’s Full Sermon from the Royal Wedding
Sat, 19 May 2018 16:13:03 +0200
‘There’s power in love’: Read the words of the presiding bishop of the American Episcopal Church, who spoke at the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.
© The New York Times
Dear Abby: Older man keeps my daughter, 19, out into the wee hours
Mon, 14 May 2018 07:00:15 +0200
The young woman, who lives with her dad, is seeing a guy who already has a child with another woman. Can her father put a stop to this?
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30 years later, a survivor of Winnetka school shooting looks back
Fri, 11 May 2018 03:55:00 +0200
The kids are in their late 30s now, the second-graders who survived when a young woman burst into their classroom in Winnetka in May 1988 and opened fire, killing one student and wounding five others. It wasn’t the first school shooting in America,...
© Chicago Tribune
[Photo News] Setting the Sewol ferry upright
Wed, 09 May 2018 03:31:25 +0200
The wreck of the Sewol ferry, currently lying on its side at the southwestern port of Mokpo, is to be lifted into an upr
© The Korea Herald
‘He’s a psycho’: Man beats kids after ‘ding-dong ditch’ prank
Tue, 08 May 2018 01:20:44 +0200
A game of “ding-dong ditch” allegedly prompted an Arizona man to chase down and viciously attack several pranksters, according to reports. Johnathan Larocque, 22, was arrested Saturday after he reportedly assaulted two teens who rang his doorbell...
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He Paid for His Mentos. Then an Officer Pulled a Gun on Him.
Mon, 07 May 2018 21:26:39 +0200
An off-duty officer in Southern California thought Jose Arreola was stealing a $1.19 roll of mints and pulled out his handgun.
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Gray Matter: Why Trump Supporters Don’t Mind His Lies
Sat, 28 Apr 2018 20:30:01 +0200
Even when they know the claims are false, they can imagine how they could have been true.
© The New York Times
Sharon Corr performs to audience of embryos
Wed, 23 May 2018 19:36:30 +0200
The Corrs musician plays an ‘emotional’ gig at a fertility clinic in Barcelona
© The Irish Times
WATCH: Punches fly in Durban mosque brawl, during Ramadaan
Wed, 23 May 2018 18:45:00 +0200
While Muslims around the world are observing Ramadaan, a holy month in the Islamic calendar, a brawl erupted at outside a Mosque in Berea.
© Cape Times
A ‘obliging neighbour’ - and a serious drinker: Mark Hennessy according to those who knew him
Wed, 23 May 2018 16:51:55 +0200
Conflicting profiles point to a man whose life was spiralling out of control in recent weeks
© The Irish Times
Op-Ed Columnist: What Moral Heroes Are Made Of
Tue, 22 May 2018 02:14:11 +0200
What traits do those dedicated to improving society share?
© The New York Times
Teen killed in school shooting knew suspect would target her
Mon, 21 May 2018 16:10:53 +0200
The teen who was hounded and ultimately killed by Texas school shooter Dimitrios Pagourtzis told her parents she was afraid the creep would hurt her – and that if he did, she’d “haunt him forever,” her dad said. Shana Fisher, 16, made the chilling...
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Dear Abby: Siblings skip out on RSVPs and even the weddings
Sun, 20 May 2018 07:00:27 +0200
How can I get my brothers and sisters to show some courtesy when they receive an invitation?
© Sun-Times
Ashwin Willemse walks off SuperSport set after clash with Nick Mallett, Naas Botha
Sat, 19 May 2018 20:29:00 +0200
It is unclear what angered Willemse to such an extent that he decided to leave the studio while on air.
© Cape Times
Polish president visits Katyn monument during US trip
Thu, 17 May 2018 10:29:00 +0200
Polish President Andrzej Duda on Wednesday laid a wreath at the foot of the Katyn monument in Jersey City, which was at the centre of a recent trans-Atlantic spat, as he started his four-day visit to the US.
© The News
Man Threatens Spanish-Speaking Workers: ‘My Next Call Will Be to ICE’
Thu, 17 May 2018 02:27:55 +0200
In a rant caught on video in a Manhattan cafe, a man berated a manager for workers’ language, but even immigration officials distanced themselves from him.
© The New York Times
Code Name Crossfire Hurricane: The Secret Origins of the Trump Investigation
Wed, 16 May 2018 19:35:19 +0200
Mr. Trump has described the investigation as a politically motivated effort to undermine his presidency. But time and again, agents took steps that ultimately benefited him.
© The New York Times
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