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Maid sues Strauss-Kahn over hotel incident
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Maid sues Strauss-Kahn over hotel incident

Aug 9th 2011, 8:00 AM 387 Views 4 Comments

The woman who accused Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexual assault has brought a civil suit against him.

New Tibetan leader sworn in as prime minister
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New Tibetan leader sworn in as prime minister

Aug 8th 2011, 2:49 PM 206 Views 0 Comments

The new head of the Tibetan government-in-exile has been sworn in, relieving the Dalai Lama of his political role.

Death toll rises to 52 in Syria
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Death toll rises to 52 in Syria

Aug 7th 2011, 3:45 PM 140 Views 1 Comment

Syrian troops have stormed parts of the eastern city of Deir el-Zour and the town of Hula, killing at least 52 people, according to human rights activists.

Chavez to return to Cuba for chemotherapy
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Chavez to return to Cuba for chemotherapy

Aug 6th 2011, 5:38 PM 149 Views 5 Comments

The Venezuelan leader underwent surgery on a tumour in June.

WATCH: Zinzan Brooke makes his World Cup predictions
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WATCH: Zinzan Brooke makes his World Cup predictions

Aug 6th 2011, 9:01 AM 267 Views 0 Comments

The New Zealand legend was in Dublin yesterday ahead of next month’s tournament in his homeland.

LIVE: Watch the launch of NASA's Juno explorer to Jupiter
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LIVE: Watch the launch of NASA's Juno explorer to Jupiter

Aug 5th 2011, 5:12 PM 924 Views 0 Comments

Live footage from NASA TV as a solar-powered spacecraft begins its five-year exploratory journey to Jupiter.

Floods threaten Haiti after Tropical Storm Emily
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Floods threaten Haiti after Tropical Storm Emily

Aug 5th 2011, 4:10 PM 157 Views 0 Comments

The news comes after Tropical Storm Emily broke apart after dumping rain on Haiti and part of the Dominican Republic.

Wrap it up: Olympic Stadium gets cloth curtains
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Wrap it up: Olympic Stadium gets cloth curtains

Aug 4th 2011, 6:27 PM 104 Views 0 Comments

London’s Olympic Stadium will be enveloped by a unique ‘curtain’ when the Games take place in 2012, it has emerged.

LIVE: Coverage of the Virginia Tech incident from WDBJ7
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LIVE: Coverage of the Virginia Tech incident from WDBJ7

Aug 4th 2011, 3:59 PM 1,408 Views 1 Comment

Live video of a press conference regarding a potential incident at the Virginia Tech campus, from a local CBS affiliate.

Win: Tickets to Croke Park this weekend
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Win: Tickets to Croke Park this weekend

Aug 4th 2011, 2:10 PM 863 Views 1 Comment

The Dubs take on old rivals Tyrone on Saturday evening while the hurlers of Kilkenny and Waterford clash the following day. And we want to push you through the turnstile.

Ex-NFL star and actor Bubba Smith dies
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Ex-NFL star and actor Bubba Smith dies

Aug 4th 2011, 12:15 PM 322 Views 0 Comments

The player, who gained one Super Bowl ring, also starred in movies including Police Academy.

Swedish man arrested over attempts to split atoms at home
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Swedish man arrested over attempts to split atoms at home

Aug 4th 2011, 8:53 AM 2,101 Views 14 Comments

Richard Handl, 31, says his attempt to split an atom in his house was just a hobby.

Nearly a year on, where are 'Los 33' now?
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Nearly a year on, where are 'Los 33' now?

Aug 4th 2011, 8:01 AM 1,071 Views 5 Comments

Lawuits, unemployment and psychological problems blight the lives of the most famous miners in the world who have struggled with fame and life outside the Copiapo mine.

Bomb chained around Sydney teenager's neck 'was an elaborate hoax'
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Bomb chained around Sydney teenager's neck 'was an elaborate hoax'

Aug 4th 2011, 7:43 AM 1,824 Views 5 Comments

Police said they believe the fake ‘collar bomb’ was part of an extortion attempt on the family of Madeleine Pulver, 18.

Smoking banned on French beach
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Smoking banned on French beach

Aug 3rd 2011, 4:05 PM 292 Views 2 Comments

A small town in Provence now boasts the first non-smoking beach in the country, which was once seen as having a laissez-faire attitude to tobacco.

Power and phone lines cut as Hama comes under siege from Syrian forces
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Power and phone lines cut as Hama comes under siege from Syrian forces

Aug 3rd 2011, 3:45 PM 180 Views 0 Comments

For the past four days, Syrian troops have tightened their siege on Hama, sending residents fleeing for their lives.

Oprah to be given honorary Oscar for humanitarian work
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Oprah to be given honorary Oscar for humanitarian work

Aug 3rd 2011, 12:02 PM 211 Views 0 Comments

The 57-year-old TV hostess will be given the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award for her philanthropy.

Tropical Storm Emily on path toward Haiti
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Tropical Storm Emily on path toward Haiti

Aug 3rd 2011, 8:53 AM 198 Views 1 Comment

The UN has put 11,500 troops on standby in Haiti, with the biggest threat to lives believed to be flooding following fatal mudslides in June.

Tropical storm Emily on path towards Haiti
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Tropical storm Emily on path towards Haiti

Aug 2nd 2011, 8:35 PM 288 Views 1 Comment

Haiti, still reeling from last year’s punishing earthquake, is prone to devastating floods.

Israel agrees to negotiate Palestinian border
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Israel agrees to negotiate Palestinian border

Aug 2nd 2011, 1:53 PM 1,560 Views 2 Comments

Netanyahu wants unconditional talks but is willing to discuss Obama’s proposals for an agreed swap of territories.

WATCH: 10 moments of brilliance from NFL legend Randy Moss
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WATCH: 10 moments of brilliance from NFL legend Randy Moss

Aug 2nd 2011, 11:20 AM 341 Views 2 Comments

One of American football’s great receivers is hanging up his cleats, according to his agent.

Sexual assault case against polygamist church leader continues in Texas
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Sexual assault case against polygamist church leader continues in Texas

Aug 2nd 2011, 11:10 AM 818 Views 4 Comments

Defendant Warren Jeffs says God will punish the judge if the case continues.

Iran closes US hikers espionage case
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Iran closes US hikers espionage case

Jul 31st 2011, 4:13 PM 467 Views 0 Comments

However, the court won’t deliver its verdict until during the week, dampening hopes for their immediate release.

Nine killed after boat sinks in Moscow
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Nine killed after boat sinks in Moscow

Jul 31st 2011, 1:51 PM 216 Views 0 Comments

Seven people managed to swim to safety after their boat struck a docked barge in the early hours of this morning.

Planes collide over Alaska, killing 4
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Planes collide over Alaska, killing 4

Jul 31st 2011, 11:06 AM 311 Views 0 Comments

Two small planes crashed into each other in the air near an Alaskan lake yesterday.

Syrian troops storm eastern city
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Syrian troops storm eastern city

Jul 30th 2011, 5:27 PM 150 Views 0 Comments

Activists say anti-government protests are likely to escalate during the upcoming Muslim holy month of Ramadan.

Norway attacks suspect considered other targets: police
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Norway attacks suspect considered other targets: police

Jul 30th 2011, 2:35 PM 231 Views 0 Comments

Norwegian investigators say that Anders Behring Breivik, 32, considered a number of places associated with Norway’s government and Labour Party.

Iran prepared to release US men jailed for spying: lawyer
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Iran prepared to release US men jailed for spying: lawyer

Jul 30th 2011, 12:48 PM 177 Views 5 Comments

A third American arrested for crossing the Iranian border illegally in 2009 was released last year on bail.

Cocaine seized from drug smuggling submarine
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Cocaine seized from drug smuggling submarine

Jul 30th 2011, 9:47 AM 491 Views 1 Comment

Honduran authorities have been unloading the vessel since its crew tried to scuttle it after its detection on Wednesday.

Philadelphia monsignor to stand trial alongside priests accused of rape
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Philadelphia monsignor to stand trial alongside priests accused of rape

Jul 29th 2011, 9:33 PM 697 Views 16 Comments

The monsignor is the only US church official ever charged with transferring paedophile priests to unsuspecting parishes.

WIN: tickets to Sunday's Irish Open action
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WIN: tickets to Sunday's Irish Open action

Jul 29th 2011, 5:13 PM 227 Views 0 Comments

We have one pair of passes for the final round of action in Killarney this weekend. Getinthehole!

Mubarak declared fit to stand trial in front of a large audience
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Mubarak declared fit to stand trial in front of a large audience

Jul 29th 2011, 3:31 PM 216 Views 0 Comments

Stadium-style seating has been promised at Cairo’s Convention Centre for the trial. The audience is likely to include relatives of 850 killed during the uprising. Critics doubt the trial will go ahead.

Vox pop: Can the Dubs go all the way in the hurling?
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Vox pop: Can the Dubs go all the way in the hurling?

Jul 29th 2011, 2:31 PM 264 Views 2 Comments

They’ve already made history by booking their spot in the All-Ireland SHC semi-finals. But can Anthony Daly’s men actually win the Liam MacCarthy Cup this season?

Entire Cyprus Cabinet resigns
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Entire Cyprus Cabinet resigns

Jul 29th 2011, 1:05 PM 523 Views 0 Comments

The move comes following a blast that killed 13 people and caused an economic and energy crisis by also knocking out the country’s main power station.

Ukraine mine blast kills 16
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Ukraine mine blast kills 16

Jul 29th 2011, 7:46 AM 129 Views 0 Comments

The blast took place early this morning more than half a mile underground.

South Korean soldiers search debris for land mines
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South Korean soldiers search debris for land mines

Jul 29th 2011, 7:36 AM 140 Views 0 Comments

The searches are taking place following fears that landslides disrupted the mines.

Strauss-Kahn accuser makes first public appearance
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Strauss-Kahn accuser makes first public appearance

Jul 28th 2011, 7:44 PM 429 Views 8 Comments

Natissatou Diallo said she made the decision to speak because she wanted to set the record straight.

Four sets of twins staff swimming pool
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Four sets of twins staff swimming pool

Jul 28th 2011, 1:31 PM 560 Views 1 Comment

Two sets of identical twins and two sets of fraternal twins mean swimmers will be seeing double at US leisure facility.

Norway massacre gunman 'surrendered with his hands up'
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Norway massacre gunman 'surrendered with his hands up'

Jul 28th 2011, 7:43 AM 563 Views 2 Comments

Police have described the moment Anders Breivik was caught – and admitted their boat broke down on the way to Ut√łya.

US is six days away from debt default
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US is six days away from debt default

Jul 27th 2011, 9:51 PM 276 Views 12 Comments

Time is running out for an agreement on lifting America’s debt ceiling…