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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 El Chapo expected to go to 'prison of prisons' described as 'high-tech version of hell' Supermax This post contains videos

El Chapo expected to go to 'prison of prisons' described as 'high-tech version of hell'

The facility in Colorado houses some of the United States’ most notorious criminals.

From TheJournal.ie Hungary to give women with 4 or more children lifelong tax exemption Promises

Hungary to give women with 4 or more children lifelong tax exemption

Viktor Orban announced that and other measures during his “state of the nation” address.

From TheJournal.ie Ten teenagers, aged from 14 to 17, named as victims of Rio football club fire Flamengo

Ten teenagers, aged from 14 to 17, named as victims of Rio football club fire

“These boys suffer so much in pursuing their dreams” of becoming professional players, club fan Caros Eduardo Araujo said.

From TheJournal.ie 'Free the nipple' campaigners lose battle to overturn US conviction New Hampshire

'Free the nipple' campaigners lose battle to overturn US conviction

“We have found that the ordinance does not violate the defendants’ constitutional rights to equal protection or freedom of speech,” said one judge.

From TheJournal.ie Alabama executed a Muslim inmate and refused his request to have an imam in the chamber Death Penalty

Alabama executed a Muslim inmate and refused his request to have an imam in the chamber

The state had a Christian chaplain present instead.

From TheJournal.ie Gucci 'deeply' apologises and pulls 'blackface' jumper from stores Backlash

Gucci 'deeply' apologises and pulls 'blackface' jumper from stores

The jumper was priced at $890.

From TheJournal.ie R Kelly deletes tweet announcing Australia and New Zealand tour amid backlash Criticism

R Kelly deletes tweet announcing Australia and New Zealand tour amid backlash

An Australian lawmaker wants the country to bar him from performing there if the concert plan goes forward.

From TheJournal.ie Uber driver gets life sentence after killing six people in US shooting spree Jason Dalton

Uber driver gets life sentence after killing six people in US shooting spree

Jason Dalton admitted shooting eight people in three locations in between picking up passengers for Uber.

From TheJournal.ie The Oscars has no host for the first time in 30 years but is promising 'phenomenal' presenters Red Carpet

The Oscars has no host for the first time in 30 years but is promising 'phenomenal' presenters

TV network ABC says the hostless show could be a good thing.

From TheJournal.ie Red carpet event for Liam Neeson's latest film cancelled amid racism row Cold Pursuit

Red carpet event for Liam Neeson's latest film cancelled amid racism row

Neeson said he once walked the streets hunting for a black person to kill after his close friend was raped.

From TheJournal.ie Jury in El Chapo trial begins deliberations amid drug smuggling and sex abuse claims Sinaloa Cartel

Jury in El Chapo trial begins deliberations amid drug smuggling and sex abuse claims

The trial in New York has heard nearly three months of testimony.

From TheJournal.ie Banksy artwork that self-destructed is going on display in German museum Girl With Balloon

Banksy artwork that self-destructed is going on display in German museum

Girl with Balloon will be shown from tomorrow through to 3 March at the Frieder Burda museum.

From TheJournal.ie Plane crashes into California home, killing five people YORBA LINDA

Plane crashes into California home, killing five people

The two-storey house caught fire after being struck by the main cabin and one engine of the plane.

From TheJournal.ie Pope Francis makes historic visit to United Arab Emirates Papal Visit

Pope Francis makes historic visit to United Arab Emirates

His trip culminates tomorrow with the first-ever papal Mass on the Arabian Peninsula.

From TheJournal.ie Virginia Governor now says he wasn't in KKK and blackface photo on his yearbook page Racism Row This post contains videos

Virginia Governor now says he wasn't in KKK and blackface photo on his yearbook page

Ralph Northam on Friday apologised for the photo.

From TheJournal.ie Early spring to relieve US after polar vortex, Groundhog Day's Punxsutawney Phil predicts Crystal Ball

Early spring to relieve US after polar vortex, Groundhog Day's Punxsutawney Phil predicts

The annual event has heralded an early spring.

From TheJournal.ie US polar vortex: Conditions to finally warm up as 'Spring-like' weather expected next week Deep Freeze

US polar vortex: Conditions to finally warm up as 'Spring-like' weather expected next week

“I don’t think there’s ever been a case where we’ve seen (such a big) shift in temperatures.”

From TheJournal.ie US pulls out of nuclear treaty with Russia that's been a centerpiece of arms control since Cold War Arms Race

US pulls out of nuclear treaty with Russia that's been a centerpiece of arms control since Cold War

The withdrawal follows years of unresolved dispute over Russian compliance with the 1987 pact.

From TheJournal.ie New Jersey Democrat Cory Booker joins US presidential race He's Running

New Jersey Democrat Cory Booker joins US presidential race

It’s shaping up to be a very crowded Democrat primary.

From TheJournal.ie Charles Manson cult follower recommended for parole after over 40 years in prison Leslie Van Houten

Charles Manson cult follower recommended for parole after over 40 years in prison

Leslie Van Houten was a follower in Manson’s cult who stabbed to death Leno LaBianca and his wife, Rosemary.

From TheJournal.ie Mueller investigation into Russian interference in US election 'close to being completed' Getting There

Mueller investigation into Russian interference in US election 'close to being completed'

The investigation has seen 34 people charged so far.

From TheJournal.ie Louisiana man suspected of killing five people caught at grandmother's Virginia home Arrested

Louisiana man suspected of killing five people caught at grandmother's Virginia home

Dakota Theriot was captured by poilice yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Police search for 'armed and dangerous' man accused of killing parents and 3 others in shootings Louisiana

Police search for 'armed and dangerous' man accused of killing parents and 3 others in shootings

Dakota Theriot was being sought on first-degree murder and other charges.

From TheJournal.ie Telegraph pays Melania Trump 'substantial damages' and issues apology over false report Sorry About That

Telegraph pays Melania Trump 'substantial damages' and issues apology over false report

The newspaper apologised after publishing an article it says contains many false statements.

From TheJournal.ie Former trainee prison guard kills five people in shooting at Florida bank Sebring

Former trainee prison guard kills five people in shooting at Florida bank

The shooter called police from within the bank, telling them he had opened fire.

From TheJournal.ie Nurse charged with rape after US woman in coma for over a decade gives birth Arizona

Nurse charged with rape after US woman in coma for over a decade gives birth

The 29-year-old woman, who has been in long-term care since the age of 3, gave birth to a baby boy in December.

From TheJournal.ie Venezuela's opposition leader declares himself president amid anti-Maduro clashes Juan Guaido

Venezuela's opposition leader declares himself president amid anti-Maduro clashes

US President Donald Trump acknowledged the “interim leader” and called on Nicolas Maduro to resign.

From TheJournal.ie Four arrested over plot to attack New York Muslim community Rochester

Four arrested over plot to attack New York Muslim community

The Rochester-area residents are accused of plotting to attack the small Muslim enclave known as Islamberg.

From TheJournal.ie US Supreme Court allows for Trump's restrictions on transgender troops to come into effect Military

US Supreme Court allows for Trump's restrictions on transgender troops to come into effect

The high court today reversed lower-court orders preventing the Pentagon from implementing its plans.

From TheJournal.ie Teen who stared at Native American protester says he was trying to calm the situation Viral Video

Teen who stared at Native American protester says he was trying to calm the situation

Footage of Nick Sandmann at the protest on Friday in Washington has gone viral.

From TheJournal.ie Man who killed four members of his family shot by police in Oregon Clackamas County

Man who killed four members of his family shot by police in Oregon

Mark Leo Gregory Gago killed his parents, girlfriend and their infant daughter, police said.

From TheJournal.ie Trump plans 'major announcement' on government shutdown and southern border Shutdown

Trump plans 'major announcement' on government shutdown and southern border

Trump will be speaking from the Diplomatic Room at 8pm.

From TheJournal.ie Tesla to lay off thousands of employees due to 'very difficult' road ahead Electric Cars

Tesla to lay off thousands of employees due to 'very difficult' road ahead

“Our products are too expensive for most people,” Elon Musk said.

From TheJournal.ie Trump fires back at Pelosi, denies her aircraft for planned trip abroad Tit For Tat

Trump fires back at Pelosi, denies her aircraft for planned trip abroad

In a letter to Pelosi, Trump said that due to the shutdown a trip to Egypt, Brussels and Afghanistan would be delayed.

From TheJournal.ie Three people injured in large explosion and fire at University of Lyon France

Three people injured in large explosion and fire at University of Lyon

The explosion hit days after a blast apparently caused by a gas leak hit a Paris bakery.

From TheJournal.ie Netflix is making a workplace comedy starring Steve Carell about Donald Trump's Space Force Into Orbit

Netflix is making a workplace comedy starring Steve Carell about Donald Trump's Space Force

The show will see Carell reunite with the team behind The Office.

From TheJournal.ie 'El Chapo' boasted of paying $100m bribe to former Mexican president, trial hears El Chapo

'El Chapo' boasted of paying $100m bribe to former Mexican president, trial hears

Alex Cifuentes spoke about the alleged bribe to President Ernesto Pena Nieto during his testimony today in Guzman’s trial in New York.

From TheJournal.ie Kidnapping suspect 'kept teenager under bed for nearly three months' after shooting her parents Jayme Closs

Kidnapping suspect 'kept teenager under bed for nearly three months' after shooting her parents

When Jake Thomas Patterson left the remote cabin on the 88th day of her captivity, Jayme Closs finally made a break for freedom.

From TheJournal.ie Trump buys hundreds of burgers for football team as shutdown impacts staff Happy Meal This post contains videos

Trump buys hundreds of burgers for football team as shutdown impacts staff

“We have some very large people that like eating, so I think we’re going to have a little fun.”