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From TheJournal.ie Former head of Trump presidential campaign 'intentionally' misled Russia investigation, judge rules Paul Manafort

Former head of Trump presidential campaign 'intentionally' misled Russia investigation, judge rules

Paul Manafort faces years in prison in two criminal cases following yesterday’s ruling.

From TheJournal.ie Five die in avalanche-related incidents as European cold weather death toll rises Extreme Weather

Five die in avalanche-related incidents as European cold weather death toll rises

At least 26 people have been killed due to cold weather in parts of Europe this month.

From TheJournal.ie Nobel Prize winner who helped discover DNA's shape stripped of titles over 'reprehensible' race remarks JAMES WATSON

Nobel Prize winner who helped discover DNA's shape stripped of titles over 'reprehensible' race remarks

James Watson claimed that genes cause a difference between black people and white people on IQ tests.

From TheJournal.ie US teen crashes car while driving blindfolded as part of 'Bird Box' challenge Utah

US teen crashes car while driving blindfolded as part of 'Bird Box' challenge

A Netflix film has led to a viral challenge in which people attempt complete tasks while blindfolded.

From TheJournal.ie Two snowboarders killed in avalanche as extreme weather death toll rises to 21 across Europe Extreme Weather

Two snowboarders killed in avalanche as extreme weather death toll rises to 21 across Europe

The snowboarders were killed in an avalanche in Bulgaria’s Pirin Mountains yesterday.

From The42 Desperate for running-back help, Washington turn to veteran Peterson AP

Desperate for running-back help, Washington turn to veteran Peterson

The Washington Redskins have signed 12-year NFL vet Adrian Peterson.

From TheJournal.ie Google records people's movements even when told not to Location History

Google records people's movements even when told not to

The privacy issue affects some two billion Android users and hundreds of millions of iPhone users worldwide.

From TheJournal.ie Porn star who alleged Trump affair says she is now free to tell her story Stormy Daniels

Porn star who alleged Trump affair says she is now free to tell her story

Her story remained largely out of public view until a month before the 2016 presidential election.

From TheJournal.ie Across the US, more and more cities are passing laws to criminalise being homeless National Crisis

Across the US, more and more cities are passing laws to criminalise being homeless

A new report singled out cities Hawaii, Texas and Washington for their approach to homelessness.

From TheJournal.ie The US is going to start destroying about 780,000 chemical-filled artillery shells Chemical Weapons

The US is going to start destroying about 780,000 chemical-filled artillery shells

A US army plant is about to start destroying the nation’s largest remaining stockpile of mustard agent.

From TheJournal.ie Inside North Korea - via Instagram Hermit Kingdom

Inside North Korea - via Instagram

The hermit state nevertheless has many active Instagrammers documenting life from within its borders.

From The42 'Why on earth would any year be a good year to retire?' Being AP

'Why on earth would any year be a good year to retire?'

New documentary looks at the final year of AP McCoy’s record-breaking career.

From TheJournal.ie Can you teach a child how to code - even if they can't read yet? Scratchjr

Can you teach a child how to code - even if they can't read yet?

A new free app says you can.

From The42 'How to boss the midfield' -- This Andrea Pirlo cartoon is 46 seconds of absolute perfection Sketch Show

'How to boss the midfield' -- This Andrea Pirlo cartoon is 46 seconds of absolute perfection

Featuring Steven Gerrard and Jordan Henderson running around aimlessly.

From TheJournal.ie Grand jury voted to charge JonBenet Ramsey’s parents Cold Case

Grand jury voted to charge JonBenet Ramsey’s parents

New documents reveal that in 1999 a Colorado grand jury voted to charge the parents of the slain child beauty queen.

From TheJournal.ie Former Nazi commander found living in Minnesota World War II

Former Nazi commander found living in Minnesota

Michael Karkoc was commander of a Nazi SS led-unit, and now lives in Minnesota, according to a new investigation.

From TheJournal.ie A massive and unprecedented intrusion: AP slams US government's snooping Snoops

A massive and unprecedented intrusion: AP slams US government's snooping

The US Justice Department obtained two months of telephone records of reporters and editors working for the Associated Press, the news agency has confirmed.

From TheJournal.ie Instagram pics show life inside North Korea Secret Lives This post contains images

Instagram pics show life inside North Korea

David Guttenfelder, Associated Press’s chief photographer in Asia, is posting from inside Pyongyang. Fascinating.

From TheJournal.ie Facebook is just a 'fad', say almost half of people in US Facebook

Facebook is just a 'fad', say almost half of people in US

More people think Facebook will fade away than believe it will be a long-term success story.

From TheJournal.ie News agency apologies for firing correspondent over WWII censorship Apology

News agency apologies for firing correspondent over WWII censorship

Edward Kennedy was fired after reporting the unconditional surrender of German generals to Allied forces.

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From TheJournal.ie Associated Press opens full news bureau in North Korea AP In NK

Associated Press opens full news bureau in North Korea

The American news agency is the first major Western outlet to open a full news, picture, and video bureau in the notoriously secretive state.

From TheJournal.ie Catholic Church in Belgium wants priest sex abusers to pay victims Belgium

Catholic Church in Belgium wants priest sex abusers to pay victims

The church has said that priests who abused children will be required to pay damages to their victims.

How to... capture a drain-dwelling crocodile

Locals in Cairns found the urban myth of reptiles in the underground sewage system is true.

From The42 NFL, players have agreed to deal Endgame

NFL, players have agreed to deal

Football! There’s an end is in sight to the NFL’s lockout.

From TheJournal.ie Associated Press to open a bureau in North Korea North Korea

Associated Press to open a bureau in North Korea

AP will be the first Western news organisation to have a full service operating in Pyongyang.

From The42 Lab chief told feds of 'suspicious' Armstrong test Vicious Cycle

Lab chief told feds of 'suspicious' Armstrong test

Results of 2001 sample were “consistent with EPO use” one scientist has told investigators.