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From TheJournal.ie Sony assures users their info is safe after Playstation Network was attacked Disruption

Sony assures users their info is safe after Playstation Network was attacked

The hackers believed to be responsible for the attack also claimed that a plane boarded by Sony’s President was carrying explosives, causing it to be diverted.

From TheJournal.ie US and European airlines suspend flights from flying in or out of Israel No-Fly Zone

US and European airlines suspend flights from flying in or out of Israel

The ban is in response to a rocket strike which landed approximately one mile from the international airport, said the FAA.

From The42 'Last time there was controversy, they won the All-Ireland' - Derry boss on facing Donegal Wounded Animals

'Last time there was controversy, they won the All-Ireland' - Derry boss on facing Donegal

Derry manager Brian McIver on his team’s championship opener with Donegal.

From TheJournal.ie Man threatened shop staff with a knife in broad daylight in Armagh Appeal

Man threatened shop staff with a knife in broad daylight in Armagh

Two men were arrested a short time later.

From TheJournal.ie US flying 'manned missions' in search of abducted Nigeria girls Bring Back Our Girls

US flying 'manned missions' in search of abducted Nigeria girls

The Lagos Government dismissed a prisoner-swap offer from the Boko Haram kidnappers.

From TheJournal.ie Michael McConville says the IRA will kill him if he names those involved in his mother's murder Jean McConville

Michael McConville says the IRA will kill him if he names those involved in his mother's murder

He said he recognised some of the people who took his mother away in 1972 and still passes them on the street.

From TheJournal.ie 1,000 gardaí are assaulted each year Gra Conference

1,000 gardaí are assaulted each year

Members of the GRA’s executive council said there is a need for a new system to address this, as well as legislation with harsher penalties for anyone who attacks a member of the force.

From TheJournal.ie Rathfarnham garda station made safe by army bomb team after security alert Evacuate

Rathfarnham garda station made safe by army bomb team after security alert

It’s believed a suspicious letter was addressed to the Minister for Justice Alan Shatter.

From TheJournal.ie PIC: This is the anti-Semitic message sent to Alan Shatter's home Alan Shatter

PIC: This is the anti-Semitic message sent to Alan Shatter's home

The photo was contained in a package sent to the Minister for Justice’s home in south Dublin this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Jewish Council express revulsion at anti-Semitic message sent to Shatter Alan Shatter

Jewish Council express revulsion at anti-Semitic message sent to Shatter

The Council urged politicians to stand collectively in solidarity with the minister against all forms of religious abuse or intolerance.

From TheJournal.ie Tánaiste to meet EU foreign ministers for emergency talks on Ukraine crisis Crimea

Tánaiste to meet EU foreign ministers for emergency talks on Ukraine crisis

Gilmore said Russia is obliged to respect Ukraine’s independence.

From TheJournal.ie Tánaiste: Anti-gay laws will "affect our valued relationship" with Uganda Human Rights

Tánaiste: Anti-gay laws will "affect our valued relationship" with Uganda

Meanwhile, Uganda’s government has defended its decision to push through the controversial laws.

From TheJournal.ie Youth unemployment ‘puts the wind beneath the wings of every extremist in Europe’ Threat

Youth unemployment ‘puts the wind beneath the wings of every extremist in Europe’

The Minister for Finance said that extremism is something that is a threat to every democracy in Europe.

From TheJournal.ie Flying soon? DAA strike action will mean a grounding of all aircraft Disruption

Flying soon? DAA strike action will mean a grounding of all aircraft

SIPTU said the votes from the Aer Lingus and Shannon Airport Authority ballot are expected this afternoon.

From The42 US athletes cautioned on team gear outside Olympic venues Threat

US athletes cautioned on team gear outside Olympic venues

The warning for American athletes not to advertise their nationality is due to security concerns.

From TheJournal.ie HSE threatened to cut all funding to CRC from 1 January if board did not resign Crc

HSE threatened to cut all funding to CRC from 1 January if board did not resign

Health Service Executive director general Tony O’Brien said that the board of the clinic was “cocking a snook” at the executive in its actions.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Are you satisfied with the resolution of the ESB strike threat? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you satisfied with the resolution of the ESB strike threat?

The strike has been averted, but unions and the ESB disagree on whether the deal will add any liabilities to the company’s balance sheet.

From TheJournal.ie Fewer than 5 per cent of the world's languages exist online Culture

Fewer than 5 per cent of the world's languages exist online

It’s estimated that more than half of the world’s 7,000 languages could end up disappearing by the end of the century

From The42 Attacking spark Pisi looking to push Samoa to victory Analysis

Attacking spark Pisi looking to push Samoa to victory

However, the Hurricanes man has weaknesses in his kicking game that Ireland can target.

From The42 Sepp Blatter wants 'racism' teams kicked out Threat

Sepp Blatter wants 'racism' teams kicked out

The FIFA President has said tougher measures need to be imposed on teams whose fans are found guilty of racist behavior.

From TheJournal.ie Hogan reports email threat to burn his family home to gardaí Threat

Hogan reports email threat to burn his family home to gardaí

A spokesperson for the minister said he had previously received threats in relation to the household charge but they were “not like this”.

From TheJournal.ie Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan freed just hours after kidnapping Libya

Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan freed just hours after kidnapping

The pre-dawn seizure of Zeidan came five days after US commandos embarrassed and angered Libya’s government.

From TheJournal.ie More than 81% of farmers support gun ownership rights Rural Ireland

More than 81% of farmers support gun ownership rights

Eight out of ten farmers say they should have the right to own a gun to protect themselves and their property.

From TheJournal.ie IMO: 'The HSE is finally accepting that they have to move on this issue' Talks

IMO: 'The HSE is finally accepting that they have to move on this issue'

The IMO say they welcome the “belated engagement” of the HSE on the issue of junior doctors’ working hours.

From TheJournal.ie "Protective policing" for three Belfast schools due to loyalist threats Belfast

"Protective policing" for three Belfast schools due to loyalist threats

The threats were made by the Red Hand Defenders, and concern two primary schools and one secondary school.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Why is Guantanamo Bay still open? Opinion

Column: Why is Guantanamo Bay still open?

Detainees eligible for release from Guantanamo Bay are caught in limbo: the US won’t accept them and foreign countries are reluctant to take in refugees who have been incarcerated with terrorists, writes Scott Fitzsimmons.

From TheJournal.ie US to close embassies on Sunday over unspecified security concerns Threat

US to close embassies on Sunday over unspecified security concerns

The United States would not specify the threat or say which embassies will be closed.

From TheJournal.ie Government launches plan to get 75,000 unemployed back to work Jobs

Government launches plan to get 75,000 unemployed back to work

The Taoiseach said that there is “no magic bullet” to solving the problem of long-term unemployment.

From TheJournal.ie Extract: ‘If I were Mr de Valera, I would keep a watch on all ports, communications and wireless in his territory’ Read Me

Extract: ‘If I were Mr de Valera, I would keep a watch on all ports, communications and wireless in his territory’

A confidential report on a meeting with Neville Chamberlain in 1940 shows the British Prime minister wanted to pass on advice to the then Taoiseach, Eamon de Valera about the threat of Germany.

From TheJournal.ie Plan to shut down mobile phones in G8 terror event signed into law G8

Plan to shut down mobile phones in G8 terror event signed into law

Áras an Úachtaráin says the President has signed the Criminal Justice Bill, which allows networks to be shut down in emergencies.

From TheJournal.ie President Higgins asked to sign 'mobile phone shutdown' laws early G8

President Higgins asked to sign 'mobile phone shutdown' laws early

The Government wants the new Criminal Justice Bill to be on the statute books before next week’s G8 summit.

From TheJournal.ie US airport shut because of 'serious threat' Virginia

US airport shut because of 'serious threat'

Richmond International Airport was evacuated as sniffer dogs searched the complex.

From TheJournal.ie Facebook threat to assassinate the Taoiseach investigated Threat

Facebook threat to assassinate the Taoiseach investigated

The threat appeared on a page campaigning for the saving of a hospital in Castlebar last Wednesday, gardaí have confirmed.

From TheJournal.ie Man bundled into van by men in balaclavas in Down kidnapping Kidnap

Man bundled into van by men in balaclavas in Down kidnapping

The 27-year-old was released uninjured later that day but police are appealing for witnesses.

From TheJournal.ie New York mayor receives suspected deadly poison letters You've Got Mail

New York mayor receives suspected deadly poison letters

The letters contained “anonymous threats” and when tested locally, preliminarily indicated the presence of ricin, police said.

From TheJournal.ie Mobile phone networks could be shut off during G8 due to terror threats G8 Summit

Mobile phone networks could be shut off during G8 due to terror threats

If amendments to legislation are approved, Minister Shatter said that mobile phone companies will be able to shut down networks in areas during the G8.

From TheJournal.ie US deploys missiles as North Korean army gets ‘final approval’ for nuclear attack North Korea

US deploys missiles as North Korean army gets ‘final approval’ for nuclear attack

The Pentagon said this evening that the US remains “vigilant in the face of North Korean provocations” as it announced the deployment of the missile system.

From TheJournal.ie Irish teenager charged with threatening Guyana leader South America

Irish teenager charged with threatening Guyana leader

The 17-year-old’s lawyer said he had been drinking alcohol when he told bodyguards he would shoot and kill the president.

From TheJournal.ie Bullet and sympathy card sent in post to SDLP member Threat

Bullet and sympathy card sent in post to SDLP member

The SDLP has condemned the death threat, with Conall McDevitt saying it will not prevent him from doing the job he has been elected to do.

From TheJournal.ie Mum wants to thank 'brave man' for intervening after son held at knifepoint Have A Go Hero

Mum wants to thank 'brave man' for intervening after son held at knifepoint

Niamh O’Carroll is appealing to the have-a-go hero who intervened after her 13-year-old son was held at knifepoint in broad daylight in Dublin yesterday.