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From TheJournal.ie Florida to execute serial killer who preyed on older, gay men along US east coast I-95 KILLER

Florida to execute serial killer who preyed on older, gay men along US east coast

Gary Ray Bowles left six dead over a six-month killing spree.

From TheJournal.ie Migrants jump off rescue boat in bid to reach Italian island Open Arms This post contains videos

Migrants jump off rescue boat in bid to reach Italian island

Some of the people on board have spent months or years in Libyan detention camps, suffering torture and sexual abuse.

From TheJournal.ie Iconic Mexico City monument graffitied with anti-rape slogans by 'glitter protesters' Angel Of Independence

Iconic Mexico City monument graffitied with anti-rape slogans by 'glitter protesters'

Phrases like “They don’t take care of us” cover the Angel of Independence, while “rapists” was scrawled on a police station.

From TheJournal.ie 'If we stop now, things will only get worse': More mass protests take place in Hong Kong Democracy

'If we stop now, things will only get worse': More mass protests take place in Hong Kong

Rival pro-democracy and pro-government demonstrations were held in the city today.

From TheJournal.ie Facebook paid contractors to transcribe audio clips from Messenger users Facebook

Facebook paid contractors to transcribe audio clips from Messenger users

Facebook said audio snippets reviewed by contractors were masked so as not to reveal anyone’s identity.

From TheJournal.ie Flights resume at Hong Kong airport as protesters ask for forgiveness Hong Kong

Flights resume at Hong Kong airport as protesters ask for forgiveness

After nightfall, a new protest outside a police station in the city was dispersed as officers fired tear gas.

From TheJournal.ie Police divided on whether gunman in Ohio shooting intentionally killed his sister Mass Shooting

Police divided on whether gunman in Ohio shooting intentionally killed his sister

Nine people were killed and a further 16 people were injured in a mass shooting on 4 August.

From TheJournal.ie Two prison guards put on leave after Jeffrey Epstein's death New York

Two prison guards put on leave after Jeffrey Epstein's death

The convicted paedophile was found dead in a prison cell in New York at the weekend.

From TheJournal.ie Autopsy carried out on the body of billionaire Jeffrey Epstein United States

Autopsy carried out on the body of billionaire Jeffrey Epstein

Epstein was found dead in his cell in a suspected suicide.

From TheJournal.ie R Kelly charged with prostitution and solicitation involving 17-year-old girl Minnesota

R Kelly charged with prostitution and solicitation involving 17-year-old girl

The charges relate to an alleged incident in 2001.

From TheJournal.ie 'Significant threat to life': UK town evacuated over fears of dam collapse WHALEY BRIDGE

'Significant threat to life': UK town evacuated over fears of dam collapse

A dam wall at the 19th-century Toddbrook Reservoir above the town was damaged by days of heavy rain.

From TheJournal.ie US gunman posted white supremacist content online minutes before shooting California

US gunman posted white supremacist content online minutes before shooting

Three people were killed after Santino William Legan opened fire on a crowd attending a food festival.

From TheJournal.ie Scottish man who faked own death in US to avoid rape charges has been arrested California

Scottish man who faked own death in US to avoid rape charges has been arrested

He is being held by the US Marshals Service.

From TheJournal.ie Austrian triathlete escapes kidnapping after convincing her captor to let her go Kumberg

Austrian triathlete escapes kidnapping after convincing her captor to let her go

“He was full of hatred,” Nathalie Birli said. “He blindfolded me, forced me to drink wine, and he always held a knife in his hand.”

From TheJournal.ie Rapper A$AP Rocky charged with assault and will remain in Sweden until trial Stockholm

Rapper A$AP Rocky charged with assault and will remain in Sweden until trial

Trump said he spoke with Swedish Prime Minister about A$AP Rocky and “offered to personally vouch for his bail”.

From TheJournal.ie 'A massive and dangerous change': Trump expands fast-track deportations in US Ice

'A massive and dangerous change': Trump expands fast-track deportations in US

Immigration officers will be able to deport migrants without allowing them to appear before judges.

From TheJournal.ie Nine people dead as small plane carrying parachutists crashes in Sweden Umea

Nine people dead as small plane carrying parachutists crashes in Sweden

The cause of the crash is not yet known.

From TheJournal.ie Trump tells liberal congresswomen to go fix the 'crime-infested places from which they came' Twitter Storm

Trump tells liberal congresswomen to go fix the 'crime-infested places from which they came'

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi accused the president of wanting to “make America white again”.

From TheJournal.ie Vatican mystery over missing girl deepens as two sets of bones are found Emanuela Orlandi

Vatican mystery over missing girl deepens as two sets of bones are found

The tombs of two 19th-century princesses were opened in the hope of finding the remains of Emanuela Orlandi – but they were empty.

From TheJournal.ie 'The plane just dropped': Dozens injured in turbulence on Air Canada flight Air Canada

'The plane just dropped': Dozens injured in turbulence on Air Canada flight

The flight from Vancouver to Sydney encountered “un-forecasted and sudden turbulence”.

From TheJournal.ie Singer R Kelly arrested on federal sex crime charges Chicago

Singer R Kelly arrested on federal sex crime charges

The counts include child porn, enticement of a minor and obstruction of justice.

From TheJournal.ie Rip Torn, Emmy-winning Larry Sanders Show actor, dies aged 88 RIP

Rip Torn, Emmy-winning Larry Sanders Show actor, dies aged 88

Torn starred in films such as Men in Black, Dodgeball and City Heat.

From TheJournal.ie Twitter bans 'dehumanising' posts towards religious groups Hate Speech

Twitter bans 'dehumanising' posts towards religious groups

The social media giant now bans posts that liken religious groups to rats, viruses or maggots.

From TheJournal.ie President Trump can't block critics from his Twitter account, US court rules First Amendment

President Trump can't block critics from his Twitter account, US court rules

The US Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan upheld a lower court judge who said Trump violates the Constitution when he blocks his critics.

From TheJournal.ie Two-time US presidential candidate Ross Perot dies aged 89 ROSS PEROT

Two-time US presidential candidate Ross Perot dies aged 89

The Texas billionaire ran for President in 1992 and 1996.

From TheJournal.ie Twenty injured after gas explosion at Florida shopping centre Plantation

Twenty injured after gas explosion at Florida shopping centre

A vacant pizza restaurant was destroyed.

From TheJournal.ie Far-right activist Tommy Robinson found guilty over Facebook broadcast Contempt Of Court

Far-right activist Tommy Robinson found guilty over Facebook broadcast

Robinson has built a large online following with links to international white nationalist groups.

From TheJournal.ie 'This moment broke a little piece of my heart': Singer Joss Stone says she was deported from Iran World Tour

'This moment broke a little piece of my heart': Singer Joss Stone says she was deported from Iran

Stone says Iran was the last country of her world tour.

From TheJournal.ie If your WhatsApp and Facebook aren't working, you're not alone Outage

If your WhatsApp and Facebook aren't working, you're not alone

An outage affecting images and other files has been felt since about 1pm.

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump wanted tanks at his 4 July celebration, so he's got tanks at his 4 July celebration Rolling In

Donald Trump wanted tanks at his 4 July celebration, so he's got tanks at his 4 July celebration

Washington DC’s local government is against the move, fearing the damage they could cause to city streets.

From TheJournal.ie Taylor Swift attacks 'manipulative bully' who's bought her master tapes but Justin Bieber comes out to defend him Music Industry Beef

Taylor Swift attacks 'manipulative bully' who's bought her master tapes but Justin Bieber comes out to defend him

Swift and Scooter Braun have history but the latter now owns her back catalogue.

From TheJournal.ie Cancelled Belgium music festival drawing comparisons to disastrous Fyre Festival Vestiville

Cancelled Belgium music festival drawing comparisons to disastrous Fyre Festival

A fraud investigation has been launched into the festival.

From TheJournal.ie Trump jokes to Putin: 'Don't meddle in the election, please' G20

Trump jokes to Putin: 'Don't meddle in the election, please'

Trump came face to face with Putin for the first time since extensive evidence was found of Russian interference in the 2016 US election.

From TheJournal.ie Kevin Spacey sued over alleged groping incident Nantucket

Kevin Spacey sued over alleged groping incident

The lawsuit filed yesterday seeks unspecified damages for “severe and permanent mental distress and emotional injuries”.

From TheJournal.ie Woman killed after being attacked by three sharks in the Bahamas Caribbean

Woman killed after being attacked by three sharks in the Bahamas

Californian woman Jordan Lindsay (21) was snorkeling with her family when she was attacked by the predators.

From TheJournal.ie 'Healthcare is a basic human right' - Elizabeth Warren to the fore as Democrats hold first presidential debate Road To The White House This post contains videos

'Healthcare is a basic human right' - Elizabeth Warren to the fore as Democrats hold first presidential debate

The senator stood out on a night when economic inequality was the main line of discussion.

From TheJournal.ie Beth Chapman, co-star of bounty hunter reality TV, dies aged 51 Beth Chapman

Beth Chapman, co-star of bounty hunter reality TV, dies aged 51

Chapman was diagnosed with throat cancer in September 2017.

From TheJournal.ie Paris region shuts down schools as heatwave hits western Europe - and it's about to get hotter Scorcher

Paris region shuts down schools as heatwave hits western Europe - and it's about to get hotter

Forecasters have predicted that it’s going to get even warmer across the continent.

From TheJournal.ie 'Horrifying image' of drowned father and daughter crossing Rio Grande increases spotlight on US immigration Asylum Seekers

'Horrifying image' of drowned father and daughter crossing Rio Grande increases spotlight on US immigration

The photo is reminiscent of the 2015 image of Syrian child Alan Kurdi who died in the Mediterranean near Turkey.

From TheJournal.ie Bestselling romance novelist Judith Krantz dies aged 91 Sex And Shopping

Bestselling romance novelist Judith Krantz dies aged 91

Krantz’s books have been translated into 52 languages and sold more than 85 million copies worldwide.

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