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From TheJournal.ie Actress Alyssa Milano calls for sex strike to protest abortion laws in Georgia Alyssa Milano

Actress Alyssa Milano calls for sex strike to protest abortion laws in Georgia

A list of Hollywood stars had threatened in late March to refuse to work in Georgia if it adopted the new abortion restrictions.

From TheJournal.ie Landmark pact to regulate plastic waste signed by 180 nations - but not the US United Nations

Landmark pact to regulate plastic waste signed by 180 nations - but not the US

The framework “is historic in the sense that it is legally binding, said Rolph Payet of the United Nations Environment Programme.

From TheJournal.ie Amazon founder Jeff Bezos reveals spaceship model and plans to put humans on the moon One Small Step

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos reveals spaceship model and plans to put humans on the moon

Bezos said his space company Blue Origin will land a robotic ship the size of a small house on the moon.

From TheJournal.ie Pope issues law requiring Catholic clergy members to report sex abuse - but not to police Catholic Church

Pope issues law requiring Catholic clergy members to report sex abuse - but not to police

The law declares that anyone who has knowledge of abuse is obliged to report it to the Church.

From TheJournal.ie US Attorney General Barr held in contempt by committee over Mueller report William Barr

US Attorney General Barr held in contempt by committee over Mueller report

The move escalates tensions between Democrats and President Donald Trump.

From TheJournal.ie Trump tax records reveal $1.17 billion in business losses from 1985-94 New York Times

Trump tax records reveal $1.17 billion in business losses from 1985-94

Because of his business losses Trump did not pay income taxes for eight of the 10 years.

From TheJournal.ie Iran inches away from landmark nuclear deal amid US sanctions Hassan Rouhani

Iran inches away from landmark nuclear deal amid US sanctions

President Rouhani said Iran wants to negotiate new terms with remaining partners in the deal.

From TheJournal.ie Democrats move to hold Attorney General Barr in contempt over Mueller report William Barr

Democrats move to hold Attorney General Barr in contempt over Mueller report

William Barr had until 9am today to provide an un-redacted version of the report.

From TheJournal.ie Serial killer who admits to killing seven foreign women and girls shocks Cyprus Gruesome

Serial killer who admits to killing seven foreign women and girls shocks Cyprus

Police have been accused of failing to properly investigate initial missing persons reports.

From TheJournal.ie Boeing CEO defends safety record after two fatal crashes Boeing 737 Max

Boeing CEO defends safety record after two fatal crashes

More than 300 people were killed in crashes involving the Boeing 737 Max in recent months.

From TheJournal.ie Cyprus serial killer case: Suitcase containing woman's remains pulled from toxic lake Investigation

Cyprus serial killer case: Suitcase containing woman's remains pulled from toxic lake

The suspect confessed last Thursday to killing a total of five women and two of their daughters.

From TheJournal.ie Man throws phone at Trump during gun rally NRA This post contains videos

Man throws phone at Trump during gun rally

In his speech, Trump told the NRA he is withdrawing the US from the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty.

From TheJournal.ie Vladimir Putin could become the middle-man in Trump-Kim denuclearisation talks From Russia With Love

Vladimir Putin could become the middle-man in Trump-Kim denuclearisation talks

Donald Trump was among the topics discussed by the two leaders during their first one-on-one summit.

From TheJournal.ie US measles cases hit 25 year high Outbreak

US measles cases hit 25 year high

Health officials in hard-hit New York City today reported 61 new cases since late last week.

From TheJournal.ie Trump brands statements about him in Mueller report as 'total bulls**t' Collusion

Trump brands statements about him in Mueller report as 'total bulls**t'

A subpoena has been issued for the full, unredacted report.

From TheJournal.ie Police in Paris believe short-circuit was to blame for Notre Dame blaze Aftermath

Police in Paris believe short-circuit was to blame for Notre Dame blaze

A police official said investigators made an initial assessment of the cathedral on Wednesday.

From TheJournal.ie US actress Lori Loughlin pleads not guilty in college bribery scam case College Bribery

US actress Lori Loughlin pleads not guilty in college bribery scam case

Actress Felicity Huffman and a dozen other parents have already agreed to plead guilty.

From TheJournal.ie US Congresswoman says she's received more death threats since Trump tweeted 9/11 video Ilhan Omar

US Congresswoman says she's received more death threats since Trump tweeted 9/11 video

The video on Trump’s Twitter feed has been viewed more than nine million times.

From TheJournal.ie Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram back after massive two-hour outage Down
From TheJournal.ie Ilhan Omar defiant after Donald Trump criticises her 9/11 comments Twitter

Ilhan Omar defiant after Donald Trump criticises her 9/11 comments

Ilhan Omar has drawn criticism for referring to the 9/11 attacks as “some people did something”.

From TheJournal.ie Kim open to another summit with Trump, with conditions Nuclear Diplomacy

Kim open to another summit with Trump, with conditions

Kim said his personal relationship with Trump remains good.

From TheJournal.ie Fisher-Price recalls millions of baby sleepers linked to multiple infant deaths Rock 'n Play Sleeper

Fisher-Price recalls millions of baby sleepers linked to multiple infant deaths

Fisher-Price said that it stood by the safety of its products when issuing the voluntary recall.

From TheJournal.ie Fossil from previously unknown human species sparks fresh questions about where we come from Talking Bout An Evolution

Fossil from previously unknown human species sparks fresh questions about where we come from

Dubbed Homo luzonensis, it is a long-lost cousin of modern people.

From TheJournal.ie Twitter removes video using Batman score tweeted by Trump after Warner Bros complains Donald Trump

Twitter removes video using Batman score tweeted by Trump after Warner Bros complains

Trump’s campaign has claimed it was a supporter’s video, not the campaign’s.

From TheJournal.ie The Dalai Lama has been hospitalised in India Spiritual Leader

The Dalai Lama has been hospitalised in India

Tibet’s spiritual leader is 83 years old.

From TheJournal.ie 'Our country is full' - Trump visits Mexico border and inspects new border fence Calexico This post contains videos

'Our country is full' - Trump visits Mexico border and inspects new border fence

Trump has ratcheted up his hard-line immigration rhetoric in recent weeks.

From TheJournal.ie Ex-convict charged with claiming to be missing boy Timmothy Pitzen This post contains videos

Ex-convict charged with claiming to be missing boy

The FBI declared Rini’s story a hoax after performing a DNA test.

From TheJournal.ie Judge orders that mosque terror attack suspect undergoes mental health assessments New Zealand

Judge orders that mosque terror attack suspect undergoes mental health assessments

Brenton Tarrant has been charged with 50 counts of murder and 39 counts of attempted murder.

From TheJournal.ie Amazon's Bezos agrees record-breaking $35 billion divorce settlement Jeff Bezos

Amazon's Bezos agrees record-breaking $35 billion divorce settlement

MacKenzie Bezos retains a 4% stake in online retail giant Amazon which her husband founded in 1994.

From TheJournal.ie A US teenager has come forward to say he is a young boy missing since 2011 Timmothy Pitzen

A US teenager has come forward to say he is a young boy missing since 2011

Timmothy Pitzen has not been seen since his mother died by suicide.

From TheJournal.ie Manhunt ends in arrest after shooting dead of rapper Nipsey Hussle Los Angeles

Manhunt ends in arrest after shooting dead of rapper Nipsey Hussle

Hussle was shot dead in front of his clothing store.

From TheJournal.ie Magician David Blaine denies sexual assault allegations Allegations

Magician David Blaine denies sexual assault allegations

Two women have come forward alleging they were assaulted by the magician.

From TheJournal.ie US man pleads guilty to kidnapping girl and killing her parents Jayme Closs

US man pleads guilty to kidnapping girl and killing her parents

The 13-year-old victim was held captive in a remote cabin for three months.

From TheJournal.ie Facebook extends ban on hate speech to 'white nationalists' Hate Speech

Facebook extends ban on hate speech to 'white nationalists'

Facebook previously linked expressions of white nationalism with broader concepts of nationalism and separatism.

From TheJournal.ie 'Broken hearted but not broken': New Zealanders unite in two-minute silence for mosque victims United

'Broken hearted but not broken': New Zealanders unite in two-minute silence for mosque victims

A mass funeral was held for 26 of the victims of last week’s attack, including the youngest victim – three-year-old Mucaad Ibrahim.

From TheJournal.ie Trump says he 'didn't get a thank you' for John McCain's state funeral Ohio

Trump says he 'didn't get a thank you' for John McCain's state funeral

Trump was speaking at a rally in Ohio yesterday evening.

From TheJournal.ie Driver abducts 51 schoolchildren in Italy and sets bus ablaze San Donato This post contains videos

Driver abducts 51 schoolchildren in Italy and sets bus ablaze

The driver said he was protesting migrant deaths in the Mediterranean.

From TheJournal.ie US orders review into how Boeing 737 Max got license to operate Grounded

US orders review into how Boeing 737 Max got license to operate

The Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft was involved in two fatal accidents within five months.

From TheJournal.ie Disney closes €62 billion deal for 21st Century Fox DISNEY PLUS

Disney closes €62 billion deal for 21st Century Fox

The deal paves the way for Disney to launch its streaming service Disney Plus.

From TheJournal.ie Guardians of the Galaxy director rehired after being fired last year over old tweets that joked about rape James Gunn