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Dublin: 18 °C Thursday 19 April, 2018

Today’s News

Southwest Airlines engine explosion linked to similar accident in 2016

A Southwest Airlines plane was forced into an emergency landing on Tuesday after one of its engines exploded.

Yesterday’s News

Jury to hear Bill Cosby's testimony about giving women quaaludes before sex

Prosecutors are expected to read a transcript of his 2005 testimony as early as today.

'A woman of incredible determination' - Tributes pour in for former US First Lady Barbara Bush who has died aged 92 RIP

CIA chief secretly met Kim Jong-un

The US and North Korea are preparing for a meeting between Kim and Donald Trump.

Woman dies after being left hanging half outside plane after its engine blew USA

Woman dies after being left hanging half outside plane after its engine blew

Witnesses described efforts to pull the woman back into the plane after the window shattered, depressurising the cabin.

Tuesday 17 April, 2018

US flight forced into emergency landing after engine explodes mid-journey

Southwest said there were 143 passengers and five crew members on board the Boeing 737.

Stormy Daniels unveils sketch of man she says threatened her to stay quiet about Trump

Daniels says she was threatened by the man in 2011 to keep quiet about a 2006 tryst with Trump.

Monday 16 April, 2018

Kendrick Lamar becomes first rapper to win Pulitzer Prize

It’s the first non-classical or jazz work to win the award.

Parents of terminally ill toddler Alfie Evans lose legal fight to fly to Rome for treatment

Alfie is in a “semi-vegetative state” as the result of a degenerative neurological condition.

Sunday 15 April, 2018

New York gay rights lawyer burns himself to death in environmental protest

60-year-old David Buckel’s remains were found by passersby in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park.

Saturday 14 April, 2018

Four Palestinians killed after mysterious blast in Gaza

The Israeli military said it was unaware of any activity in the area of the blast.

Friday 13 April, 2018

Will Ferrell treated after rollover crash on US freeway

The actor suffered minor injuries.

Thursday 12 April, 2018

Macron 'has proof' Syria was behind gas attack, mulls over military action

The French president said any French action would target Syria’s chemical weapons abilities.

Kevin Spacey sexual assault allegations being reviewed by prosecutors

A man alleges that Spacey sexually assaulted him in West Hollywood in October of 1992.

Conservative commentator loses two broadcast jobs after threatening Parkland survivor

He said he would sexually assault David Hogg, who survived the school shooting.

Aviation security officer fired for dragging man from plane is suing United Airlines

Long was fired in August after the incident.

Wednesday 11 April, 2018

In a blow to Republicans, House Speaker Paul Ryan says he's going to retire

The House Speaker said the decision was a personal one, saying he didn’t want his kids to have a “weekend dad”.

EU officials raid offices of Murdoch's 21st Century Fox

Fox Networks Group said it was fully cooperating with the investigation.

Tuesday 10 April, 2018

Deadpool actor charged with making false bomb report on train

No explosives were found.

Ex-Russian spy's daughter Yulia Skripal released from the hospital after nerve agent attack

“This is not the end of her treatment but marks a significant milestone.”

Fleetwood Mac confirms that Lindsey Buckingham is out of the band

Buckingham joined the band with then-girlfriend Stevie Nicks in 1974.

23 children killed after Indian school bus plunged off mountain

Initial reports indicated the bus driver was speeding as he took the children home and lost control at the edge of the gorge.

Monday 9 April, 2018

Iraq War veteran becomes first US senator to give birth while in office

Tammy Duckworth gave birth to a daughter today.

Trump to decide on response to Syrian chemical attack 'probably by the end of today'

“Everybody’s gonna pay a price.”

Trump once fought measure requiring sprinklers in building where man died in fire

Todd Brassner, 67, died at a hospital on Saturday after a fire ripped through his apartment.

Sunday 8 April, 2018

'A game of cat and mouse': The struggle to stop drug smuggling in a neglected Spanish town

Members of the drug trafficking ring pointed to the unemployment rate in the province as a fuel for their criminal activity.

Saturday 7 April, 2018

Brothers convicted of brutally killing parents nearly 30 years ago reunited in prison

The Menendez brothers are serving life in prison for the murder of their parents in their Beverly Hills mansion in 1989.

Russell Crowe held an auction to pay for his divorce and raised millions from film memorabilia

The breast plate he wore in Gladiator went for €78,000.

At least 14 killed after bus carrying junior hockey team crashes in Canada Humboldt Broncos This post contains videos

At least 14 killed after bus carrying junior hockey team crashes in Canada

The ages of those on the team varied from 16 to 20.

US southern states heed Trump's call and send hundreds of troops to 'lawless' Mexico border

The deployment of 400 troops has been described as an “initial surge”.

Friday 6 April, 2018

Former Catalan leader sent defiant message to Spanish authorities as he walked out of prison

A smiling Puigdemont emerged into the sunshine from the prison in Neumuenster where he has been held for nearly two weeks.

Russia to UK over spy poisoning: 'You are playing with fire and you will be sorry'

Britain has blamed Russia for the 4 March poisoning of Sergei Skripal and his daughter.

Thursday 5 April, 2018

Americans urged to carry overdose antidote in effort to tackle drug deaths

The US’s chief doctor has issued his office’s first national public health advisory in 13 years.

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The Youtube shooter's bizarre online videos form key part of investigation

Nasim Aghdam claimed that Youtube stopped her getting views.

Wednesday 4 April, 2018

SpaceX capsule reaches space station with food and experiments

The supply capsule launched on Monday from Florida.

Trump to decide 'very quickly' whether to pull US troops out of war-torn Syria

Trump’s comments conflict with views of his top military advisors.

Tuesday 3 April, 2018

Designer of Kansas water slide arrested after it decapitated 10-year-old boy

Caleb Schwab died on the 17-story water slide in 2016 after his raft went airborne and hit an overhead loop.

Bill Cosby retrial struggles to find jurors who haven't already made up their minds

Veteran lawyers and jury consultants say #MeToo movement could cut both ways for Cosby.

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