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International - Today’s News

From Business ETC This is who you should (and shouldn’t) accept on LinkedIn Let's Connect

This is who you should (and shouldn’t) accept on LinkedIn

It’s about quality, not quantity.

From The42 Brendan Rodgers: ‘If the owners want me to go, I’ll go’ Reaction

Brendan Rodgers: ‘If the owners want me to go, I’ll go’

The coach apologised to Liverpool’s supporters after their 6-1 thrashing at Stoke City, a defeat he decsribed as “embarrassing”.

‘It ranges from being fired to being executed’: Former CIA chief on what happens if a spy gets caught

The Director of Counterintelligence talks 9/11, what makes a great spy and the mistakes made in Iraq.

This is what a US Air Force mission looks like through a GoPro camera

Do you feel the need? The need…for speed?

China is about to open a terrifying 984-foot-high glass bottom bridge

Would you dare? Our stomachs are lurching at the mere thought of it.

Man phones in bomb threat to delay girlfriend’s plane, gets arrested

In case you needed to be told, don’t do this.

Meet the former accountant who dumpster dives and lives in New York City on $5,000 a year

She even manages to make it along to the opera occasionally.

If you book them, they will come … How a tiny Irish peace event attracts world figures

If you’re in Tipperary today, and see a guy who looks a bit like Ban Ki-Moon – that’s probably Ban Ki-Moon.

From The42 James DeGale dedicates world title to late Irish boxer Darren Sutherland Remembered

James DeGale dedicates world title to late Irish boxer Darren Sutherland

The pair had an intense rivalry in amateur circles and fought each other six times.

From Business ETC Here’s everything you need to know about business this week The Briefcase

Here’s everything you need to know about business this week

Everyone was talking about Chinese beer, a Dunnes Stores shock and Stripe’s billions.

From The42 ‘59% win ratio is second to none’ – Our writers review this year’s Premier League season Looking Back

‘59% win ratio is second to none’ – Our writers review this year’s Premier League season

We discuss Tim Sherwood, John Carver, Chelsea’s unstoppable march to glory and more big talking points.

Ireland may have said Yes to gay marriage, but Australia won’t be following suit

Gay marriage was explicitly outlawed in Australia in 2004.

Police officer who shot 49 bullets into car where two died found not guilty

The acquittal sparked protests in Cleveland.

International - Yesterday’s News

Inside the prison where the Boston bomber is expected to be executed

The last federal execution, of Oklahoma City Bomber Timothy McVeigh, was conducted at Terre Haute in 2001.

65-year-old mother of 13 gives birth to quadruplets

She is a grandmother to seven as well.

Woman found pushing her dead son on swings

She had been there for hours.

Reality show 19 Kids and Counting pulled after star admits molesting girls

Josh Duggar says that he “acted inexcusably”.

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Video shows how a city became a ghost town after being taken by ISIS

Ramadi once had a population of 500,000. Now, it is a ghost town.

Just how physically fit are the Irish?

We have a greater proportion of people playing sport or exercising regularly than any other EU country. But 44% of us never do anything active at all…

Woman accidentally shoots herself in the head while taking a selfie

The 21-year-old Russian woman was posing with a 9mm handgun left behind by a security guard at her Moscow office.

International - Friday 22 May, 2015

Former DIT lecturer turned politician admits affair with secretary in bizarre photo shoot

“Fightin’” Joe Morrissey was jailed after claims he had sex with a 17-year-old. Now they plan to get married…

Ashers bakery to stick to birthday cakes after gay cake row

The company doesn’t want any more controversy.

Dutch government plans to ban the burqa (sort of)

“It has nothing to do with religion,” says the Prime Minister.

From Business ETC Personal info about millions of swingers has been leaked online Dark Web

Personal info about millions of swingers has been leaked online

Email addresses, user names, dates of birth, postal codes…

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There was controversy over this breastfeeding magazine cover – but not why you think

The fact it’s just on the subscriber issue has led to some complaints.

Britain’s Got Talent studio evacuated after Nazi bomb found nearby

The army said the device posed “a genuine risk to life”.

Rape victim who was wrongly arrested by police has been given £20,000 compensation

The teenager tried to kill herself after police accused her of lying about the attack.

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Open letter to Ban Ki-Moon: ‘Ireland’s commitments to human rights are being weakened ‘

The United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki Moon, will visit next week to mark the 60th anniversary of Ireland joining the UN.

From The42 2 brave adventurers are attempting to swim the whole way around Ireland in under 4 months Interview

2 brave adventurers are attempting to swim the whole way around Ireland in under 4 months

Irish adventurers David Burns and Maghnus Collins are set to spend 3-4 months swimming around Ireland.

From Business ETC The world’s most-popular beer costs 43c and tastes like wet cardboard Lager Than Life

The world’s most-popular beer costs 43c and tastes like wet cardboard

It just goes to show, beauty is in the eye of the beer-holder.

From The42 6 men who could fill Leinster’s vacant head coach position Wanted

6 men who could fill Leinster’s vacant head coach position

We’re expecting Jake White to be in the news a lot this summer.

Ex-airline executive walks free after bizarre ‘nut rage’ court case

Cho Hyun-Ah became enraged when a flight attendant served her some nuts in a bag, rather than on a plate.

Baltimore: Six police officers formally charged over Freddie Gray death

One officer has been indicted for second-degree murder.

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