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From TheJournal.ie Death row inmate chooses electric chair over lethal injection, second inmate to do so in last two months Tennessee

Death row inmate chooses electric chair over lethal injection, second inmate to do so in last two months

Both David Earl Miller and Edmund Zagorski before him chose the electric chair over lethal injection.

From TheJournal.ie David Attenborough:'The collapse of our civilisation is on the horizon' Climate Change

David Attenborough:'The collapse of our civilisation is on the horizon'

The TV presenter (92) issued an appeal to world leaders at a UN climate summit.

From TheJournal.ie Court rejects 69-year-old Dutch man's request to be 20 years younger Positivity Guru

Court rejects 69-year-old Dutch man's request to be 20 years younger

Emile Ratelband said “The rejection of (the) court is great… because they give all kinds of angles where we can… appeal.”

From TheJournal.ie 'Urgent threats': Climate talks kick off in Poland today Katowice

'Urgent threats': Climate talks kick off in Poland today

Envoys from almost 200 nations have gathered in Poland’s southern city of Katowice.

From TheJournal.ie Neil deGrasse Tyson investigated by TV networks over sexual misconduct allegations Allegations

Neil deGrasse Tyson investigated by TV networks over sexual misconduct allegations

The astrophysicist has written numerous books and hosted 2014′s Cosmos TV series.

From TheJournal.ie Former Trump lawyer Cohen pleads guilty to lying to Congress over Russian business deal Trump Tower Moscow

Former Trump lawyer Cohen pleads guilty to lying to Congress over Russian business deal

The US president called Michael Cohen a “weak person” who is lying to get a lighter sentence.

From TheJournal.ie Ivanka Trump says use of private email user is not the same as Hillary Clinton's Emails

Ivanka Trump says use of private email user is not the same as Hillary Clinton's

“All of my emails are stored and preserved. There were no deletions,” President Donald Trump’s elder daughter told ABC News.

From TheJournal.ie Sleeping pilot overflies Australian island destination by almost 30 miles Tasmania

Sleeping pilot overflies Australian island destination by almost 30 miles

The pilot, who has not been identified, was the only person aboard the twin-propeller plane.

From TheJournal.ie Police investigating nooses found by Mississippi Capitol before US Senate runoff Mississippi

Police investigating nooses found by Mississippi Capitol before US Senate runoff

The Mississippi Department of Public Safety says the nooses were accompanied by handwritten signs referring to today’s election.

From TheJournal.ie 'Thank you President T': Trump congratulates himself for falling oil prices Pat On The Back

'Thank you President T': Trump congratulates himself for falling oil prices

In a separate tweet, he called on Mexico to stop caravans of Central American migrants from trying to reach the US border.

From TheJournal.ie 'Could there be a shutdown?': Trump issues Thanksgiving threat to close US-Mexico border Trump

'Could there be a shutdown?': Trump issues Thanksgiving threat to close US-Mexico border

Trump’s border threat came days after a federal judge put the administration’s asylum policy on hold.

From TheJournal.ie Indian police struggle to get body of American killed by arrow-shooting tribe North Sentinel Island

Indian police struggle to get body of American killed by arrow-shooting tribe

John Chau (26) was apparently shot and killed by arrows, but the cause of death can’t be confirmed yet.

From TheJournal.ie Trump and US Chief Justice engaged in unprecedented war of words Obama Judge

Trump and US Chief Justice engaged in unprecedented war of words

John Roberts’ criticism is the first time the Republican-appointed leader of the federal judiciary has pushed back against Trump.

From TheJournal.ie Chicago hospital gunman had been kicked out of firefighting academy Hospital Shooting

Chicago hospital gunman had been kicked out of firefighting academy

Four people were shot dead during a shooting at a Chicago hospital yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Colorado man avoids death penalty for killing his pregnant wife and their two young daughters Christopher Watts

Colorado man avoids death penalty for killing his pregnant wife and their two young daughters

Christopher Watts pleaded guilty to killing his wife Shanann Watts and two children Bella and Celeste last August.

From TheJournal.ie Four people, including hospital staff and police officer, killed in Chicago shooting Mercy Hospital

Four people, including hospital staff and police officer, killed in Chicago shooting

Authorities said that the gunmen targeted a woman with whom he was having a relationship.

From TheJournal.ie Evacuations urged near Guatemala’s erupting Volcano of Fire Guatemala

Evacuations urged near Guatemala’s erupting Volcano of Fire

The 3,763-metre volcano is one of the most active in Central America.

From TheJournal.ie CIA concludes Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered Khashoggi killing Mbs

CIA concludes Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered Khashoggi killing

The Washington Post reported on the claims last night.

From TheJournal.ie Judge rules that White House must return Jim Acosta's press credentials CNN

Judge rules that White House must return Jim Acosta's press credentials

Donald Trump called the CNN reporter a “rude, terrible person” at a press conference last week.

From TheJournal.ie Take a weight off: Definition of kilogramme set to change Weighty Issue

Take a weight off: Definition of kilogramme set to change

Researchers are expected to approve the use of a scientific formula to define the exact weight of a kilogramme.

From TheJournal.ie Judge says Florida election problems make it a 'laughing stock of the world' Florida

Judge says Florida election problems make it a 'laughing stock of the world'

The judge also rejected a request to extend the deadline for all of the state’s counties to submit the results of a machine recount.

From TheJournal.ie Judge delays ruling over revoked White House credential for CNN reporter Jim Acosta

Judge delays ruling over revoked White House credential for CNN reporter

US District Court Judge Timothy Kelly delayed the announcement until tomorrow morning.

From TheJournal.ie Trump security adviser leaves role after unprecedented public rebuke from first lady Departure

Trump security adviser leaves role after unprecedented public rebuke from first lady

The First Lady said that Mira Ricardel “no longer deserves the honor of serving in this White House.”

From TheJournal.ie Texas executes Mexican man who killed his wife and two young children Texas

Texas executes Mexican man who killed his wife and two young children

Mexico and human rights groups have long maintained that Roberto Ramos was not informed of his legal rights.

From TheJournal.ie Actress Paz de la Huerta sues Harvey Weinstein, alleging rape and campaign of harassment Boardwalk Empire

Actress Paz de la Huerta sues Harvey Weinstein, alleging rape and campaign of harassment

De la Huerta, 34, alleges Weinstein damaged her career by at least $60 million.

From TheJournal.ie Judge asks Amazon to share Echo recordings in US murder case Alexa

Judge asks Amazon to share Echo recordings in US murder case

Timothy Verrill is accused of murdering two women and prosecutors believe there are Echo recordings of the attack.

From TheJournal.ie Town of Paradise turns to 'hell on earth' after deadly wildfires devastate California Death Toll

Town of Paradise turns to 'hell on earth' after deadly wildfires devastate California

Nearly 230 residents of the town were unaccounted for, the sheriff said.

From TheJournal.ie Trump didn't attend event honouring war dead as he 'didn't want to disrupt traffic in Paris' Armistice

Trump didn't attend event honouring war dead as he 'didn't want to disrupt traffic in Paris'

The US President was criticised for not attending the event on Saturday.

From TheJournal.ie Poland independence day march overshadowed by far-right demonstrations Warsaw

Poland independence day march overshadowed by far-right demonstrations

Among the slogans that participants shouted were “USA, empire of evil” and “Poland, white and Catholic.”

From TheJournal.ie Egypt's newly discovered tombs hold cat mummies and animal statues Cairo This post contains images

Egypt's newly discovered tombs hold cat mummies and animal statues

The discovery at Saqqara also includes mummies of scarabs, the first ever to be found in the area.

From TheJournal.ie Florida election recount underway as millions of votes to be checked Recount

Florida election recount underway as millions of votes to be checked

The Florida secretary of state ordered the recounts yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Turkey says it shared recordings of Khashoggi killing with Saudi Arabia, Britain and US Jamal Khashoggi

Turkey says it shared recordings of Khashoggi killing with Saudi Arabia, Britain and US

President Erdogan also told reporters that Saudi Arabia had to “act fairly” and disclose those responsible for the 2 October.

From TheJournal.ie Florida is on the verge of another election recount; Trump calls it 'a disgrace' Democracy Dude

Florida is on the verge of another election recount; Trump calls it 'a disgrace'

The “purple” state will learn tomorrow whether there will be recounts in two bitter and tight US Midterm election races.

From TheJournal.ie Fast-moving wildfires kill at least five people and force 157,000 to evacuate their homes in US Natural Disaster

Fast-moving wildfires kill at least five people and force 157,000 to evacuate their homes in US

Fires are burning across the western US state of California.

From TheJournal.ie Michelle Obama speaks about having a miscarriage and conceiving her children using IVF First Lady This post contains videos

Michelle Obama speaks about having a miscarriage and conceiving her children using IVF

The former first lady says women need to be open with other about their bodies.

From TheJournal.ie 'Trump is not above the law': Protesters across US call for Russia probe to be protected Jeff Sessions

'Trump is not above the law': Protesters across US call for Russia probe to be protected

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has been replaced by a Trump loyalist who has criticised the investigation.

From TheJournal.ie Man who survived Las Vegas shooting was killed in California bar mass attack Borderline Bar

Man who survived Las Vegas shooting was killed in California bar mass attack

Survivors of the Las Vegas shooting had sheltered in Borderline Bar and Grill the scene of America’s latest attack.

From TheJournal.ie California bar shooter Ian David Long suspected of suffering from PTSD US Marine

California bar shooter Ian David Long suspected of suffering from PTSD

In April, the authorities were called after Long was “somewhat irate, acting a little irrationally” at his home.

From TheJournal.ie US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg hospitalised after fall in office Fractured Ribs

US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg hospitalised after fall in office

The court’s leading liberal fractured three ribs in the incident.

From TheJournal.ie A dead brothel owner from reality TV has been elected to a state seat in Nevada Pimping It

A dead brothel owner from reality TV has been elected to a state seat in Nevada

Dennis Hof was found dead after a weekend of parties celebrating his 72nd birthday.