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Today’s News

Judge who gave six months jail to Stanford sex attacker is now being judged himself

Santa Clara County Judge Aaron Persky is facing efforts to remove him from the bench.

Kevin Mallon to be released on bail from Rio prison Rio

Kevin Mallon to be released on bail from Rio prison

Mallon is current detained at Rio’s Bangu prison where he shares a cell with OCI President Pat Hickey.

How to get red hot chilli peppers to behave in your garden

Michael Kelly continues his Grow It Yourself series with chilli peppers

'Don't be afraid to scream your suffering': Italy mourns victims of earthquake

Italy’s head of state earlier paid tribute to the “extraordinary effort” of more than 4,000 rescue professionals and volunteers who helped with the rescue effort.

Pat Hickey family lawyer: "It could be you or I who are in that situation"

Anne Marie James says that the former Olympic executive has already been denied a fair trial.

Trump campaign chief denies anti-Semitic remarks about daughters' school

The revelation comes a day after reports emerged that domestic charges were filed against him 20 years ago.

From The42 Gold! Paul O'Donovan blows rivals away to storm to World Rowing Championship glory Pull Like A Dog

Gold! Paul O'Donovan blows rivals away to storm to World Rowing Championship glory

The 22-year-old won his final by over four seconds in Rotterdam while the lightweight men’s pair finished fourth in their ‘A’ final.

It's been 30 years since one of the worst storms in living memory

The storm caused hundreds of people to flee their homes – one woman saying that water-levels were ‘up to my chest’.

Have some time to kill? You can now play Solitaire on Google search

And relive those days where Windows 95 was cutting edge.

From The42 LIVE: Tottenham v Liverpool, Premier League Liveblog

LIVE: Tottenham v Liverpool, Premier League

Follow all the action from the day’s early kick-off as Jurgen Klopp’s side travel to White Hart Lane.

Hawaii's banning people from swimming with dolphins. Tour operators aren't happy Fin

Hawaii's banning people from swimming with dolphins. Tour operators aren't happy

Federal regulators are concerned that human contact is stressing out the dolphins.

Irish boxers investigated for betting during Olympic Games

It is not yet known on which sports the boxers had placed the bets.

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"She doesn't deserve to die like this, doing God's work" - Shock after murder of nuns

A man has been charged with two counts of capital murder.

From The42 Scott Evans considering U-turn on Tokyo 2020 after rewarding Rio campaign Interview

Scott Evans considering U-turn on Tokyo 2020 after rewarding Rio campaign

Ireland’s number one reflects on a historic Olympics, explains why he is weighing up his options and opens up on the camaraderie in the Irish camp.

These taxis can drive themselves and are ferrying people about in Singapore

It’s part of a trial, but the company behind it hopes to have a fully self-driving taxi fleet there by 2018.

This Siberian lake has just turned bright pink a couple of months early

Lake Burlinskoye turns a bright pink colour in hot temperatures due to an overload of tiny shrimp.

Poll: Do you support the burkini ban in some French resorts? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you support the burkini ban in some French resorts?

France’s top court has said the ban is illegal.

Germans told to stockpile food and water in case of terrorist attack

Critics have accused Chancellor Angela Merkel’s of scaremongering ahead of key state elections in September.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

It’s Saturday and here’s all the news you need to know as you start your day

"You let me down" - Sydney Rose lifts lid on festival reaction to her abortion remarks

Brianna Parkins called for a referendum on the Eighth Amendment.

Ever wanted to buy a tank? Well now you can

One of the biggest draws from the 130 tanks being auctioned off by the Normandy Tank Museum is a US M4 Cadillac tank made in 1942 – which is listed at between €80,000 and €140,000.

Pics: David Bowie had an incredible art collection - take a look

Bowie’s collection – including a painting by Ireland’s Jack B Yeats – will go under the hammer in London.

From The42 We asked a UFC judge to explain if Conor McGregor deserved his win at UFC 202 Judgement Day

We asked a UFC judge to explain if Conor McGregor deserved his win at UFC 202

Ben Cartlidge writes about McGregor’s majority-decision victory over Nate Diaz last weekend in Las Vegas.

The future of Irish TV? Home-grown versions of British reality shows

The future of Irish TV? Home-grown versions of British reality shows

Marketing expert Dave Winterlich looks at why some reality shows succeed and others flop.

Study finds a way of telling if you're depressed by what Instagram filter you use

The study used data such as colour tones and facial analysis from 166 Instagram users.

French resorts defiant and say they will 'continue to fine' women wearing burkinis

France’s top court has said the ban is “clearly illegal”.

What other countries are thinking of leaving the EU and why?

People fear that Brexit could herald the beginning of a European Union split – but how likely is that?

'No child should be left on the side of the road': Rural TDs row over school buses

John Halligan said all children that are eligible are getting a seat on their local school bus.

A day in the Family Court: Child not told when father might visit to 'avoid disappointment'

The Child and Family Agency told the court the father was making good steps towards recovery.

Yesterday’s News

Nuns who ran clinic in poverty-stricken Mississippi community found dead in their home

The two nuns provided almost all the care at the local clinic.

Men arrested for burglary after gardaí stop stolen car pulling out of driveway

The two men were remanded in custody to appear on 31 August before Cloverhill District Court.

Trump's new campaign chief was charged with domestic violence

According to a police report seen by the New York Times, police were called to Steve Bannon’s California home on New Year’s Day in 1996 and found his wife upset and with marks on her neck and wrist.

Warning over tumble dryers after London high-rise blaze

“The flat’s occupants had a terrifying ordeal.”

From The42 I'd like Conor to go for a second belt now and I believe he'll only need two rounds to win it Inside The Camp

I'd like Conor to go for a second belt now and I believe he'll only need two rounds to win it

SBG head coach John Kavanagh brings us his latest exclusive column.

This town has been under armed siege for four years - but it ended today amid tears and recriminations

The evacuation of Daraya came after a deal struck by President Bashar al-Assad’s government and opposition forces in the town, one of the first to rise up against the Assad regime.

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Pat Hickey, Ryan Lochte and the passing of a former Tánaiste had people talking today.

From The42 We'll Leave it There So: Dundalk's Europa League draw, Ryan Lochte charged and all today's sport Friday

We'll Leave it There So: Dundalk's Europa League draw, Ryan Lochte charged and all today's sport

Plus, Shane Duffy has become Brighton’s record signing, while Blackburn have brought in two Irish defenders.

Relief for 80,000 motorists as it's announced eFlow tags WILL work after all

Due to a dispute between CRG and State-owned eFlow, drivers using eFlow tags were told their tags would not work in three toll booths.

Here's your chance to set a world record by visiting these events

Sumo suits, haunted houses, Charlie Chaplins and much more.

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