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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.

From TheJournal.ie Death toll in Texas shooting rampage rises to seven Gun Control

Death toll in Texas shooting rampage rises to seven

Police have identified the suspect as a white man in his mid-30s.

From TheJournal.ie Hurricane Dorian: Trump warns it could be 'an absolute monster' as Florida prepares for storm Storm Season This post contains videos

Hurricane Dorian: Trump warns it could be 'an absolute monster' as Florida prepares for storm

The storm could hit the US with winds of up to 209 km/h.

From TheJournal.ie Greta Thunberg reaches New York by yacht after crossing the Atlantic to attend climate summit Land Ho

Greta Thunberg reaches New York by yacht after crossing the Atlantic to attend climate summit

The teenager refused to fly to avoid a plane’s gas emissions.

From TheJournal.ie 'Justice has never been served': Accusers voice their anger at Jeffrey Epstein in court Epstein

'Justice has never been served': Accusers voice their anger at Jeffrey Epstein in court

A judge ruled that the women involved in the case should have their voices heard in court.

From TheJournal.ie KFC is trying out some 'plant-based chicken nuggets' Beyond Meat

KFC is trying out some 'plant-based chicken nuggets'

The US fast-food chain is trialling product.

From TheJournal.ie Los Angeles deputy who claimed he was shot by a sniper 'made it up' Angel Reinosa

Los Angeles deputy who claimed he was shot by a sniper 'made it up'

Angel Reinosa (21) made a frantic radio call on Wednesday claiming he’d been shot by someone in a nearby building.

From TheJournal.ie Seven dead after plane and helicopter collide in Mallorca Spain

Seven dead after plane and helicopter collide in Mallorca

Part of the wreckage from the aircraft landed near houses in a rural area.

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.