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From TheJournal.ie Long-time Trump ally Roger Stone found guilty of witness tampering, lying to Congress Guilty

Long-time Trump ally Roger Stone found guilty of witness tampering, lying to Congress

He was charged in a seven-count indictment.

From TheJournal.ie Disney's new streaming service adds disclaimer to classic films about racist stereotypes DISNEY PLUS

Disney's new streaming service adds disclaimer to classic films about racist stereotypes

Disney Plus attracted 10 million subscribers in just one day.

From TheJournal.ie Mormon community leave Mexico in convoy after attack which left nine women and children dead Long Journey

Mormon community leave Mexico in convoy after attack which left nine women and children dead

Monday’s deadly attack occurred as the women travelled with their children to visit relatives.

From TheJournal.ie Inflatable baby Trump balloon stabbed and deflated during Alabama football game Alabama

Inflatable baby Trump balloon stabbed and deflated during Alabama football game

The balloon has been flown at protests around the world, including in Dublin and London.

From TheJournal.ie Facebook deleting name of potential whistleblower at centre of Trump impeachment probe Threats

Facebook deleting name of potential whistleblower at centre of Trump impeachment probe

The whistleblower’s lawyers have said their client’s personal safety is at risk following threats.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's like showing up at the nursing home at daybreak': White House official pens anonymous book on Trump Senior Official

'It's like showing up at the nursing home at daybreak': White House official pens anonymous book on Trump

Excerpts of the book, released on 19 November, were published in the Washington Post.

From TheJournal.ie Indigenous Amazon land defender killed by illegal loggers in ambush Brazil

Indigenous Amazon land defender killed by illegal loggers in ambush

A logger also died in the attack on Friday night in Maranhao, Brazil.

From TheJournal.ie Special delivery containing an oven for baking cookies and sports car parts sent to space station Special Delivery

Special delivery containing an oven for baking cookies and sports car parts sent to space station

The space station is currently home to three Americans, two Russians and one Italian.

From TheJournal.ie Woman killed by explosion at gender reveal party in Iowa Knoxville This post contains videos

Woman killed by explosion at gender reveal party in Iowa

A homemade device that was meant to discharge a coloured powder instead exploded like a pipe bomb.

From TheJournal.ie Officials warn ISIS still a threat as it regroups following death of leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi Isis

Officials warn ISIS still a threat as it regroups following death of leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

The Islamic State leader was killed in a US-led raid in Syria at the weekend.

From TheJournal.ie Berlin state cabinet agrees five-year rent freeze to cool housing market Housing Costs

Berlin state cabinet agrees five-year rent freeze to cool housing market

The measure would apply to apartments that were built before 2014.

From TheJournal.ie School guard in US rehired after being fired for repeating n-word while telling student not to say it Racial Slur

School guard in US rehired after being fired for repeating n-word while telling student not to say it

The school district has said it has a zero-tolerance policy on employees using racial slurs.

From TheJournal.ie Johnson & Johnson recalls 33,000 bottles of baby powder in US over asbestos concerns Asbestos

Johnson & Johnson recalls 33,000 bottles of baby powder in US over asbestos concerns

The recalled lot consists of bottles which were distributed last year.

From TheJournal.ie British family detained for almost two weeks after 'accidentally crossing border into US' Deportation

British family detained for almost two weeks after 'accidentally crossing border into US'

A three-month-old and two-year-old twins are among those being detained.

From TheJournal.ie Ronan Farrow claims NBC didn't want to publish Harvey Weinstein sexual misconduct story Me Too

Ronan Farrow claims NBC didn't want to publish Harvey Weinstein sexual misconduct story

The broadcaster has denied not supporting the journalist’s work.

From TheJournal.ie Texas police officer charged with murder for shooting woman in her home Atatiana Jefferson

Texas police officer charged with murder for shooting woman in her home

Aaron Dean (34) was jailed last night.

From TheJournal.ie Woman shot dead in her home by Texas police officer was playing video games with nephew Atatiana Jefferson

Woman shot dead in her home by Texas police officer was playing video games with nephew

A neighbour had called a non-emergency line to report the home’s front door had been left open.

From TheJournal.ie Jackie Brown and Breaking Bad actor Robert Forster dies aged 78 RIP This post contains videos

Jackie Brown and Breaking Bad actor Robert Forster dies aged 78

Forster earned an Oscar nomination for his comeback role in the 1997 Quentin Tarantino film.

From TheJournal.ie 'Lock him up!': Trump hits out at Bidens and defends decision to withdraw from Syria Rally

'Lock him up!': Trump hits out at Bidens and defends decision to withdraw from Syria

The US President is seeking to use an impeachment probe against him as a weapon on the campaign trail.

From TheJournal.ie Cuba Gooding Jr. faces new charge in New York sex misconduct case IN COURT

Cuba Gooding Jr. faces new charge in New York sex misconduct case

The new charge is contained in a sealed indictment.

From TheJournal.ie British IS fighters known as 'The Beatles' taken into US custody Kurds

British IS fighters known as 'The Beatles' taken into US custody

The US has moved some Islamic State prisoners amid fears they could escape custody as Turkey invades northeast Syria.

From TheJournal.ie Nine-year-old child charged with five counts of first-degree murder after fire in US Mobile Home

Nine-year-old child charged with five counts of first-degree murder after fire in US

Three children and two adults died in the fire in April.

From TheJournal.ie Judge rejects Trump's 'extraordinary' immunity claim, says prosecutors can see tax returns Stormy Daniels
From TheJournal.ie Four dead and five injured in shooting at Kansas bar overnight Gun Violence

Four dead and five injured in shooting at Kansas bar overnight

Authorities said the shooting stemmed from an earlier altercation.

From TheJournal.ie Teenager in serious condition after being shot in fresh Hong Kong protests Unrest

Teenager in serious condition after being shot in fresh Hong Kong protests

The incident is understood to have triggered another wave of mass protests overnight.

From TheJournal.ie One person dead and ten injured in 'violent incident' at Finnish college KUOPIO

One person dead and ten injured in 'violent incident' at Finnish college

Police said they were forced to use a gun to stop the violence at the Herman shopping centre.

From TheJournal.ie US soldier arrested for sharing bomb-making instructions and discussing bombing TV station Bomb

US soldier arrested for sharing bomb-making instructions and discussing bombing TV station

The discussions in a Facebook group chat also mentioned targeting presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke.

From TheJournal.ie Iranian president warns foreign forces to stay out of the Gulf Energy Security

Iranian president warns foreign forces to stay out of the Gulf

It comes as the United States sends more troops to the region in a defensive capacity.

From TheJournal.ie 'Storm Area 51' attendees fail to storm Area 51 as far fewer than expected turn out Ailenstock

'Storm Area 51' attendees fail to storm Area 51 as far fewer than expected turn out

It was a spur-of-the-moment joke that spiraled into a large-scale event.

From TheJournal.ie Walmart to stop selling electronic cigarettes at its stores Banned

Walmart to stop selling electronic cigarettes at its stores

President Donald Trump has proposed a federal ban on flavoured e-cigarettes and vaping products.

From TheJournal.ie New York Mayor Bill de Blasio pulls out of US presidential race Backing Down

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio pulls out of US presidential race

“I feel like I’ve contributed all I can to this primary election, and it’s clearly not my time.”

From TheJournal.ie One killed and five wounded in Washington DC shooting Us Capital

One killed and five wounded in Washington DC shooting

The incident occurred just a few kilometres from the White House.

From TheJournal.ie Trump to be given several military options on Iran amid fears of 'all-out war' Oil

Trump to be given several military options on Iran amid fears of 'all-out war'

The US President will be presented with a list of potential airstrike targets, among other possible responses.

From TheJournal.ie Trump sues in New York in attempt to block public release of tax returns Tax Returns

Trump sues in New York in attempt to block public release of tax returns

Trump’s attorneys filed a lawsuit against Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R Vance Jr.

From TheJournal.ie Saturday Night Live rescinds cast invitation to Shane Gillis over racist YouTube video Shane Gillis

Saturday Night Live rescinds cast invitation to Shane Gillis over racist YouTube video

Saturday Night Live apologised, saying its vetting process “was not up to our standard”.

From TheJournal.ie The Cars frontman Ric Ocasek dies aged 75 in Manhattan apartment RIP This post contains videos

The Cars frontman Ric Ocasek dies aged 75 in Manhattan apartment

The death comes a year after The Cars were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

From TheJournal.ie Felicity Huffman gets 14 days behind bars in college scam FELICITY HUFFMAN

Felicity Huffman gets 14 days behind bars in college scam

Prosecutors are asking for a month in prison, while her lawyers recommend a year of probation.

From TheJournal.ie US rescuers save four men trapped inside capsized cargo ship Georgia

US rescuers save four men trapped inside capsized cargo ship

The cause of the capsizing remains under investigation.

From TheJournal.ie Rescuers contact crew members trapped inside capsized cargo ship Rescue Team

Rescuers contact crew members trapped inside capsized cargo ship

The 200-metre vessel overturned on Sunday and is now visible from the shoreline in Georgia.

From TheJournal.ie A mysterious disease has killed 'dozens' of dogs in Norway in recent days Dogs

A mysterious disease has killed 'dozens' of dogs in Norway in recent days

It is unknown yet whether the disease is contagious or a series of individual cases.