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Yesterday’s News


Yesterday’s News

Trump pardons boxing's first black heavyweight champion after Stallone's appeals

Trump had said previously that Stallone had brought Johnson’s story to his attention in a phone call.

Morgan Freeman apologises after eight women accuse him of harassment

The CNN report includes one woman who says the actor repeatedly tried to lift up her skirt.

'Everything hurts' - Panicked call of mountain biker attacked by cougar is released by police

Isaac Sederbaum survived the attack but his friend SJ Brooks was killed.


Wednesday 23 May, 2018

Recovery from poisoning is 'slow and painful' - Yulia Skripal speaks

Yulia was discharged from a local hospital last month.

US diplomat suffers brain injury after hearing 'abnormal' sound while working in China

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that the injuries are similar to those suffered by a diplomat in Cuba.

Parents go to court to boot 30-year-old son from New York home

His parents gave him over $1,000 dollars to help him start a new life away from their home.

Tuesday 22 May, 2018

The Obamas are going into the TV business together

The former US president and first lady have announced a deal with Netflix.

Monday 21 May, 2018

Mountain biker killed by cougar despite 'doing everything right' and facing down the beast

It was the first fatal cougar attack Washington state in 94 years.

Sunday 20 May, 2018

Trump demands review into claim FBI spy infiltrated his presidential campaign

The US President tweeted his intentions today.

Venezuela's unpopular leader is the favourite as voters go to the polls

Dramatic inflation and scarce food supplies have forced many Venezuelans to emigrate to countries including Ireland.

Saturday 19 May, 2018

17-year-old charged with Texas school shooting 'planned attack in journals'

Ten people were killed and 10 wounded in yesterday’s shooting.

Friday 18 May, 2018

'A heinous attack': 10 people killed in Texas high school shooting

The student who orchestrated the attack used a shotgun and a .38 revolver he apparently took from his father.

Whitney Houston documentary alleges singer was molested by her cousin Dee Dee Warwick Troubled Childhood This post contains videos

Whitney Houston documentary alleges singer was molested by her cousin Dee Dee Warwick

Houston died in 2012 from what was ruled an accidental drowning in a bathtub.

Trump to deny funds to family planning clinics that discuss abortion

Trump is to announce the move today.

Thursday 17 May, 2018

Exploding vape pen kills Florida man and starts fire in his home

According to the autopsy report, the explosion sent two pieces of the vape pen into the man’s cranium.

US university agrees to pay $500m to settle Larry Nassar sex abuse claims

The deal covers about 332 victims of the gymnastics coach.

Wednesday 16 May, 2018

Explosions from Hawaii volcano force the evacuation of 2,000 residents

The volcano discharged the ash yesterday because of rocks falling into the summit.

California couple accused of long-term abuse after police discover kids in filthy conditions

Questions remain as to how the children and the alleged abuse went undetected for years.

Tuesday 15 May, 2018

'Bonfire of the Vanities' author Tom Wolfe dies aged 88 RIP

'Bonfire of the Vanities' author Tom Wolfe dies aged 88

The acclaimed writer passed away in a New York hospital according to his agent.

Monday 14 May, 2018

Margot Kidder - who played Lois Lane in Superman films - dies aged 69 RIP

Margot Kidder - who played Lois Lane in Superman films - dies aged 69

Kidder was a largely unknown actress before landing the role in Superman.

Friday 11 May, 2018

Iranian cleric threatens Israeli cities with destruction as tensions flare between both nations

There have been serious military confrontations between both nations in recent days.

Wednesday 9 May, 2018

Most excellent news: Bill and Ted are coming back for a sequel

The news was announced yesterday.

Tuesday 8 May, 2018

US police searching for girl missing since 1979 say there could be 7 bodies hidden in woods

An area 50 kilometres from Detroit was being searched again today.

Saturday 5 May, 2018

Nasa launches robot to take the temperature of Mars

InSight will dig deeper into Mars than ever before.

Former US Marine admits to killing seven women

Victims’ relatives watched quietly during the hearing as Vann uttered the word “guilty” seven times.

Friday 4 May, 2018

Oklahoma passes law allowing adoption agencies deny children to LGBT families on religious grounds

It’s similar to laws in at least five other states.

Thursday 3 May, 2018

Twitter urges users to change passwords after data 'unmasked'

Twitter says there’s no indication that there was a data breach.

One man in critical condition after shooting at Nashville shopping centre

Police said the shooting appeared to be the result of an ongoing dispute between two males.

WATCH: Police enter shooter's hotel room after worst mass shooting in modern US history Las Vegas This post contains videos

WATCH: Police enter shooter's hotel room after worst mass shooting in modern US history

Stephen Paddock killed 58 people and injured hundreds more on 1 October 2017.

Wednesday 2 May, 2018

Texas teen arrested for plotting ISIS-inspired shopping centre mass shooting

17-year-old Matin Azizi-Yarand spent more than $1,400 (€1,170) buying weapons and tactical gear.

Black men arrested at Starbucks settle case for $1 - and a $200k youth programme

The entrepreneur programme will be for Philadelphia public high school students.

Facebook sends rival's shares tumbling as it announced 'meaningful, long-term' dating service

Shares of, which owns Tinder, tumbled on the news.

Tuesday 1 May, 2018

Ashley Judd is suing Harvey Weinstein saying he wrecked her career

Judd claims Weinstein was acting in retaliation for her rejecting his sexual advances.

Monday 30 April, 2018

Three people arrested in Sweden suspected of planning 'act of terror'

There is no indication as of yet when the attack would have taken place.

Central American migrants in stand off at US border after Trump vowed to 'stop' them crossing

Nearly 200 migrants arrived at the border yesterday as part of a larger caravan.

Friday 27 April, 2018

Police used DNA from genealogy website to track suspected Golden State Killer

Authorities declined to name the DNA site used to track the DNA.

Police in US investigate possible link between severed heads found 240km apart

The women’s heads were found in plastic bags in Texas and Louisiana.

Thursday 26 April, 2018

'Justice has been done': Victims and prosecutors react to Bill Cosby sex assault conviction

Cosby was convicted of drugging and molesting a university employee 14 years ago.

Bill Cosby convicted of drugging and molesting woman at his home

He was convicted at the retrial for drugging and molesting Andrea Constand.

Wednesday 25 April, 2018

Unearthed mummified remains could be those of the father of the last Shah of Iran

The family of Reza Shah Pahlavi say they believe the remains are most likely his.

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