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Tuesday 12 April, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Bono urges US lawmakers to view foreign aid as national security Violent Extremism

Bono urges US lawmakers to view foreign aid as national security

The U2 frontman said he understands the financial stress countries are under as they debate how much aid to give.

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested due to 'suspicious situation' at Amsterdam airport Schiphol This post contains videos

Man arrested due to 'suspicious situation' at Amsterdam airport

Part of the building was evacuated.

From TheJournal.ie Rail dispatcher was playing game on his mobile phone before trains collided Germany

Rail dispatcher was playing game on his mobile phone before trains collided

11 people died in the incident.

From TheJournal.ie Man with reading age of nine-year-old to be executed in Georgia tonight Death Penalty

Man with reading age of nine-year-old to be executed in Georgia tonight

47-year-old Kenneth Fults pleaded guilty in 1997 to killing his neighbour.

From TheJournal.ie Lost 400-year-old Caravaggio might have been discovered in attic of French house Masterpiece

Lost 400-year-old Caravaggio might have been discovered in attic of French house

It’s valued at about €120 million.

From TheJournal.ie Judge rules that Led Zeppelin's Stairway to Heaven may be partly stolen Ruling

Judge rules that Led Zeppelin's Stairway to Heaven may be partly stolen

A US judge said its opening may copy the notes of a song performed by the rock band Spirit.

Sunday 10 April, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Super Bowl-winning former NFL player shot dead in road rage incident Will Smith

Super Bowl-winning former NFL player shot dead in road rage incident

Will Smith, who played for the New Orleans Saints, was shot and killed yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Prank caller tricks worker into smashing Burger King window to let gas out Telling A Whopper

Prank caller tricks worker into smashing Burger King window to let gas out

The person claimed to be from the local fire department.

Friday 8 April, 2016

From TheJournal.ie US politicians want unbreakable encryption on your smartphone to be illegal Blocked

US politicians want unbreakable encryption on your smartphone to be illegal

Apple said it wasn’t able to break into the iPhone of one of the San Bernado

From TheJournal.ie Outrage after video shows passers-by watching man beating woman in hotel Beijing

Outrage after video shows passers-by watching man beating woman in hotel

The victim is accosted by an apparently drunken man while other guests and even hotel staff walk blithely past.

From TheJournal.ie Texas university on edge after brutal killing of 18-year-old dance student on campus Haruka Weiser This post contains videos

Texas university on edge after brutal killing of 18-year-old dance student on campus

Haruka Weiser was found dead in a creek.

From TheJournal.ie Man wrongfully convicted of murder to be released after 33 years in prison Virginia

Man wrongfully convicted of murder to be released after 33 years in prison

Keith Harward was acquitted with the help of DNA evidence after spending over three decades in prison.

From TheJournal.ie Man accused of torturing woman to death escapes psychiatric hospital Washington

Man accused of torturing woman to death escapes psychiatric hospital

28-year-old Anthony Garver stands accused of stabbing a woman to death after tying her to a bed with electrical cords.

From TheJournal.ie Men exchange high-fives and take selfies after bizarre car chase Los Angeles

Men exchange high-fives and take selfies after bizarre car chase

By the end of the chase, the car was on three tires.

Thursday 7 April, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Charlie Sheen under investigation over alleged threat against ex-fiancée Los Angeles

Charlie Sheen under investigation over alleged threat against ex-fiancée

Scottine Ross is suing the actor for having sex with her without disclosing he was HIV positive.

From TheJournal.ie Kesha's sexual assault claims against producer are dismissed Court

Kesha's sexual assault claims against producer are dismissed

The singer claimed Dr Luke violated her rights.

Wednesday 6 April, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Country music legend Merle Haggard dies aged 79 RIP

Country music legend Merle Haggard dies aged 79

Haggard had been battling pneumonia.

From TheJournal.ie 21 people arrested after the US sets up a fake university to stop immigration fraud Fooled U

21 people arrested after the US sets up a fake university to stop immigration fraud

The University of Northern New Jersey even had its own school seal.

From TheJournal.ie California woman lets thousands of homeless cats take over her house Sanctuary

California woman lets thousands of homeless cats take over her house

Lynea Lattanzio spent her entire retirement fund on the sanctuary.

Tuesday 5 April, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Nine-year-old journalist defends murder coverage after backlash Newshound

Nine-year-old journalist defends murder coverage after backlash

“It kind of gets me angry because, just because I’m nine doesn’t mean I can’t do a great story.”

From TheJournal.ie A €160 billion drug company deal could be in jeopardy due to new US financial rules Tax Inversion

A €160 billion drug company deal could be in jeopardy due to new US financial rules

The new rules are aimed at stopping US companies setting up bases abroad.

Monday 4 April, 2016

From The42 Cubs the team to beat as 2016 MLB season gets under way Opening Day

Cubs the team to beat as 2016 MLB season gets under way

It’s been a long time coming, but few are looking past Chicago when it comes to World Series Glory.

From TheJournal.ie The first migrants have been sent on boats back to Turkey EU Deal

The first migrants have been sent on boats back to Turkey

The migrants are being sent back as part of a controversial deal between the EU and Turkey.

Sunday 3 April, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Two dead as train hits digger near Philadelphia Collision

Two dead as train hits digger near Philadelphia

Another 30 were taken to hospital.

From TheJournal.ie Woman killed after plane crashes into car California

Woman killed after plane crashes into car

The pilot and his passenger received major injuries.

Saturday 2 April, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Getting back to normal: Brussels Airport to reopen tomorrow Zaventem

Getting back to normal: Brussels Airport to reopen tomorrow

The flights will be largely symbolic.

From TheJournal.ie Inside the elite running camp where world champions train Kenya

Inside the elite running camp where world champions train

Stars sleep, eat and run together at a strict Kenyan camp where the day begins at 5am.

From TheJournal.ie Man charged with shooting his son ‘because he was gay’ Los Angeles

Man charged with shooting his son ‘because he was gay’

He is being held without bail.

From TheJournal.ie Born in the middle of a war, this baby starved to death after just five months of life Yemen

Born in the middle of a war, this baby starved to death after just five months of life

“He didn’t cry and there were no tears, just stiff”.

Friday 1 April, 2016

From TheJournal.ie No more survivors in flyover collapse that killed at least 25 people India

No more survivors in flyover collapse that killed at least 25 people

Five construction company employees have been arrested.

From TheJournal.ie Seven-week-old baby kidnapped from shopping centre as his mam took a phone call Philadelphia

Seven-week-old baby kidnapped from shopping centre as his mam took a phone call

Young Ashir Simmons was found about five hours later.

Thursday 31 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Suspect shot dead after opening fire at bus station Virginia

Suspect shot dead after opening fire at bus station

A state trooper has life-threatening injuries while civilians have also been taken to hospital.

From TheJournal.ie Watch: Teenage girl pepper sprayed and allegedly groped at Trump rally Angry Face Off This post contains videos

Watch: Teenage girl pepper sprayed and allegedly groped at Trump rally

The girl punched a man after she claims her chest was groped.

From TheJournal.ie 13-year-old boy arrested after leading police on car chase Boston

13-year-old boy arrested after leading police on car chase

He kept going until he crashed a stolen SUV into another vehicle.

From TheJournal.ie Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam to be extradited Belgium

Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam to be extradited

He was captured on 18 March in a massive police raid in Brussels.

Wednesday 30 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Man due to be executed for murdering his two young daughters Texas

Man due to be executed for murdering his two young daughters

John David Battaglia shot his six and nine-year-old daughters dead as their mother listened helplessly on the phone.

Tuesday 29 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Big win for Argentina as UN rules Falklands Islands lie in its waters Turning The Tide

Big win for Argentina as UN rules Falklands Islands lie in its waters

There was no immediate comment from Britain after a UN commission sided with Argentine claims in the decades-long territorial dispute.

Monday 28 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Police officer shot at US Capitol Hill Washington DC

Police officer shot at US Capitol Hill

One police officer is believed to be wounded following a shooting.

From TheJournal.ie Woman rescued after trying to swim to cruise ship Madeira Islands

Woman rescued after trying to swim to cruise ship

She thought her husband was on board.

Sunday 27 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Despite bad reviews, Batman v Superman has already made €150 million Dawn Of Profits