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Yesterday’s News

From TheJournal.ie America's most famous pimp, poised for elected office, dies Dennis Hof

America's most famous pimp, poised for elected office, dies

Dennis Hof (72) owner of a legal brothel near Carson City, Nevada, was found dead after a night of revelry.

From TheJournal.ie Cannabis is legal across Canada from today and 109 stores are opening immediately Need For Weed

Cannabis is legal across Canada from today and 109 stores are opening immediately

Medical marijuana dispensaries are already common in parts of the country.

Tuesday 16 October, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Washington Post: Saudi government 'owes Khashoggi family and the world an explanation' Jamal Khashoggi

Washington Post: Saudi government 'owes Khashoggi family and the world an explanation'

A Turkish forensics team has searched the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.

From TheJournal.ie Stormy Daniels' defamation case against Donald Trump dismissed by US judge Free Speech

Stormy Daniels' defamation case against Donald Trump dismissed by US judge

The claim is separate from another lawsuit that Daniels filed against Trump, which is continuing.

Monday 15 October, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Trump backs off climate change hoax claim ... but says he doesn't know if it's man made Global Warming

Trump backs off climate change hoax claim ... but says he doesn't know if it's man made

Trump said he doesn’t want to put the US at a disadvantage in responding to climate change.

Sunday 14 October, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Saudi stocks plunge after Donald Trump threatens 'severe punishment' over journalist's disappearance Jamal Khashoggi

Saudi stocks plunge after Donald Trump threatens 'severe punishment' over journalist's disappearance

A Turkish newspaper has reported that officials have an audio recording of the alleged killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Saturday 13 October, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Searchers find body in hurricane-stricken town but 'still haven't gotten into the hardest-hit areas' Hurricane Michael

Thursday 11 October, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Austin Powers actor Verne Troyer's death is ruled a suicide Mini Me

Austin Powers actor Verne Troyer's death is ruled a suicide

Troyer died last April of suicide by alcohol intoxication, the Los Angeles County coroner’s office has reported.

From TheJournal.ie US woman accused of persuading her terminally ill father to kill her husband in murder-suicide Elizabeth Kilgore This post contains videos

US woman accused of persuading her terminally ill father to kill her husband in murder-suicide

Elizabeth Kilgore pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder.

Wednesday 10 October, 2018

From TheJournal.ie US stocks plunge to worst day in months as Apple and Microsoft take big hit Hitting The Trading Floor This post contains videos

US stocks plunge to worst day in months as Apple and Microsoft take big hit

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 831 points.

Monday 8 October, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Vatican refutes claims that Pope Francis covered up US cardinal's misconduct Theodore McCarrick

Vatican refutes claims that Pope Francis covered up US cardinal's misconduct

Pope Francis approved a study into how the US cardinal rose through the ranks of the Catholic Church despite allegations against him.

Sunday 7 October, 2018

From TheJournal.ie At least 11 dead and over 130 injured after Haiti earthquake Haiti

At least 11 dead and over 130 injured after Haiti earthquake

Secretary of State for Communications Eddy Jackson Alexis said a preliminary report indicated that 11 people had died.

From TheJournal.ie 'Very, very good': Trump welcomes Kavanaugh's appointment to Supreme Court CONFIRMED

'Very, very good': Trump welcomes Kavanaugh's appointment to Supreme Court

Kavanaugh was sworn in as a justice yesterday in Washington after a fraught nomination that sparked protests.

Saturday 6 October, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Spanish opera star Montserrat Caballe who duetted with Freddie Mercury, dies aged 85 RIP

Spanish opera star Montserrat Caballe who duetted with Freddie Mercury, dies aged 85

In her almost unlimited repertoire, she starred in 90 opera roles with nearly 4,000 stage performances.

Friday 5 October, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Senators back Brett Kavanaugh, paving way for Supreme Court confirmation Assault Allegations

Senators back Brett Kavanaugh, paving way for Supreme Court confirmation

Donald Trump’s controversial nominee is likely to be confirmed to the court this weekend.

Thursday 4 October, 2018

From TheJournal.ie War of words in Washington after FBI probe finds 'no hint of misconduct' against Kavanaugh US Supreme Court

War of words in Washington after FBI probe finds 'no hint of misconduct' against Kavanaugh

A final vote on Kavanaugh’s nomination to the US Supreme Court is expected to take place on Saturday.

Wednesday 3 October, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Volcano erupts on same Indonesian island as earlier fatal earthquake Eruption This post contains videos

Volcano erupts on same Indonesian island as earlier fatal earthquake

A government volcanologist said it’s possible the eruption was accelerated by the 7.5 magnitude earthquake in Central Sulawesi on Friday.

Tuesday 2 October, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Rescue operation mobilised after ferry with 300 on board stranded in Baltic Moving Again

Rescue operation mobilised after ferry with 300 on board stranded in Baltic

The Regina Seaways ferry was stopped for six hours.

From TheJournal.ie FBI agent shot by booby-trapped wheelchair Oregon

FBI agent shot by booby-trapped wheelchair

The scene was described as being straight out of Indiana Jones

Monday 1 October, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Former classmate says Brett Kavanaugh was a 'frequent and heavy drinker' in college FBI Probe

Former classmate says Brett Kavanaugh was a 'frequent and heavy drinker' in college

Charles Ludington says Kavanaugh delivered a ‘blatant mischaracterisation’ of his drinking during last week’s hearing.

Sunday 30 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Boris brands May's Brexit plan as 'deranged' while Davis describes the Irish border issue as 'exaggerated' Brexit

Boris brands May's Brexit plan as 'deranged' while Davis describes the Irish border issue as 'exaggerated'

Johnson told the Sunday Times that May’s Brexit plan won’t work.

From TheJournal.ie 'We fell in love': Trump on exchanging letters with Kim Jong-un From North Korea With Love

'We fell in love': Trump on exchanging letters with Kim Jong-un

Trump told a cheering crowd at a campaign rally that there was once tough talk “back and forth” between him and the North Korean leader.

Wednesday 26 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Lawyers for Brett Kavanaugh accuser hand over statements backing up Blasey Ford Supreme Court Nominee

Lawyers for Brett Kavanaugh accuser hand over statements backing up Blasey Ford

Blasey Ford and Kavanaugh are set to face the senate committee on Thursday.

Monday 24 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Learning to walk again - experimental electrical therapy helping paralysed people take steps once more Spinal Cord Injuries This post contains videos

Learning to walk again - experimental electrical therapy helping paralysed people take steps once more

An electrical implant that zaps the spinal cord is giving some individuals living with paralysis hope for the future.

From TheJournal.ie Dallas police fire officer charged with fatally shooting neighbour in his apartment Amber Guyger

Dallas police fire officer charged with fatally shooting neighbour in his apartment

Amber Guyger is accused of fatally shooting her black neighbour inside his own apartment.

Friday 21 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Woman who shot dead three people in Maryland had history of mental illness, police say Snochia Moseley

Woman who shot dead three people in Maryland had history of mental illness, police say

Four people, including the shooter, died following the incident in Aberdeen, Maryland, yesterday morning.

Thursday 20 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'This is a very dark day': Four young children killed in Dutch train crossing collision Netherlands

'This is a very dark day': Four young children killed in Dutch train crossing collision

The accident happened in the southern town of Oss, 100 kilometres southeast of Amsterdam.

From TheJournal.ie Next James Bond film back on track as Cary Fukunaga named its new director Shaken And Stirred

Next James Bond film back on track as Cary Fukunaga named its new director

Danny Boyle left the project over ‘creative differences’ last month.

Wednesday 19 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Trump says it's 'hard to imagine' Supreme Court nominee assaulted woman Brett Kavanaugh

Trump says it's 'hard to imagine' Supreme Court nominee assaulted woman

Republicans have set a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing for Monday that is supposed to feature Brett Kavanaugh and his accuser.

Tuesday 18 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Trump slaps tariffs on another $200bn worth of Chinese imports Trade Warns

Trump slaps tariffs on another $200bn worth of Chinese imports

The tariffs include a bewildering variety of products from baseball gloves to bamboo mats.

Monday 17 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Hope fades in finding survivors after Typhoon Mangkhut unleases landslides in Philippines Trail Of Destruction

Hope fades in finding survivors after Typhoon Mangkhut unleases landslides in Philippines

Mangkhut already is confirmed to have killed 66 people in the Philippines and four in China.

Sunday 16 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 14 dead and 'catastrophic' flooding on the way as Florence continues to batter US states Carolinas

14 dead and 'catastrophic' flooding on the way as Florence continues to batter US states

About 740,000 homes and businesses remained without power in the Carolinas, and utilities said some could be out for weeks.

From TheJournal.ie 'Serial killer' US border agent charged with murdering four women over two-week period Texas

'Serial killer' US border agent charged with murdering four women over two-week period

Juan David Ortiz was arrested when a fifth woman managed to flee.

From TheJournal.ie Man dies in shark attack off Cape Cod Massachusetts This post contains videos

Man dies in shark attack off Cape Cod

It’s the first fatal shark attack in the state in over 80 years.

Saturday 15 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Florence 'unloading epic amounts of rainfall' as it batters North Carolina Stormy

Florence 'unloading epic amounts of rainfall' as it batters North Carolina

North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper called Florence an “uninvited brute” that will linger for some days yet.

From TheJournal.ie Pope Francis travels to Sicily to honour a priest shot dead by the Mafia The Don

Pope Francis travels to Sicily to honour a priest shot dead by the Mafia

The trip comes at a difficult time for the pontiff.

Friday 14 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie At least one dead as fires and explosions erupt in multiple US towns near Boston Gas Explosions

At least one dead as fires and explosions erupt in multiple US towns near Boston

Is is thought an “over-pressurised” gas line is to blame.

Thursday 13 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Miraculous recovery for 10-year-old US boy after meat skewer pierces skull Missouri

Miraculous recovery for 10-year-old US boy after meat skewer pierces skull

Xavier Cunningham’s skull was pierced from front-to-back with half a foot of skewer still sticking out of his face.

From TheJournal.ie This David Hockney painting is expected to fetch $80m and set the record for a living artist Portrait Of An Artist

This David Hockney painting is expected to fetch $80m and set the record for a living artist

The British artist’s Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures) will be auctioned in November.

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