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International - Today’s News

'Black athletes are being challenged to a fight they haven't been willing to wage for a very long time'

Author and journalist Howard Bryant on NFL players, patriotism and profit.

Three in critical condition after explosion at Ontario restaurant

Police are looking for two males who were caught on CCTV moments before the blast.

Man who committed spate of crimes caught after police tracked him with DNA tagging spray

Adberraham Hassan was in possession of cocaine and had committed a number of driving offences.

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International - Yesterday’s News

British army sergeant guilty of attempting to murder wife by tampering with parachute

38-year-old Emile Cilliers tried to kill his wife twice, the other attempt involving a gas leak being caused on purpose at their home.

From The42 'After being a Manchester United fan as a kid I couldn't say I regretted joining them' Badge

'After being a Manchester United fan as a kid I couldn't say I regretted joining them'

Tangling with World Cup winners, interrupting Roy Keane’s post-match pizza, and captaining Cork City.

Harvey Weinstein is set to hand himself in to the police tomorrow

Weinstein has been accused of sexual assault by more than 100 women, but has not yet been charged with any crime.

Ireland has a new data protection law... just hours before the EU's bumper new regulation comes into force

The new law will bring Ireland into line with GDPR just in time for the deadline of midnight tonight.

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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.

Boris Johnson spent 18 minutes on the phone to Russian prankster posing as the Armenian prime minister

Johnson discussed Russia and the poisoning of Sergei Skripal before realising the call was a fake.

Trump warns North Korea against 'foolish or reckless' acts as he cancels historic summit

Trump and Kim had been due to meet in Singapore on 12 June.

From The42 First senior call-ups for League of Ireland pair as O'Neill confirms squad for upcoming friendlies Friendlies

First senior call-ups for League of Ireland pair as O'Neill confirms squad for upcoming friendlies

Martin O’Neill has announced his final squad as Ireland prepare to France and the United States next week.

US man wounded after hiding a gun in an oven

The man hid the gun because he was expecting children to visit.

From The42 Australia prop suspended for two months after twice testing positive for cocaine Banned

Australia prop suspended for two months after twice testing positive for cocaine

James Slipper was suspended and fined by Rugby Australia after testing positive for cocaine.

Investigators say missile that downed MH17 came from Russian military

The Malaysian Airlines flight was blown out of the sky over conflict-torn eastern Ukraine on 17 July 2014.

North Korea slams 'ignorant and stupid' Mike Pence as nuclear summit hangs in the balance

Pence warned North Korea that it would be a “great mistake” to try and play with Washington.

'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.

'A defining moment for our generation': Why emigrants are coming home to vote From Kenya To Kerry This post contains videos

'A defining moment for our generation': Why emigrants are coming home to vote

Thousands of Irish people are coming #HomeToVote in tomorrow’s referendum.

International - Wednesday 23 May, 2018

Italy has a new prime minister

Giuseppe Conte has emerged from obscurity as a compromise candidate for prime minister of a government formed by far-right and anti-establishment parties.

Brexiteers 'Max Fac' plan would cost the UK £20 billion - Revenue chief

The UK government is bitterly split as to the best way for Britain to exit the EU from a customs standpoint.

Almost a quarter of the world will be obese by 2045 researchers warn

One in eight people, up from one in 11, will have type 2 diabetes.

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Gardaí search for Jastine Valdez’s iPad, and Stephen Rae steps down as editor-in-chief of Independent News and Media – it’s the Fix.

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Trump violated US constitution by blocking people on Twitter court says

The ruling comes in response to a lawsuit filed by a group of Twitter users.

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

Yulia was discharged from a local hospital last month.

From The42 NFL owners agree ban on players kneeling in protest during US national anthem Land Of The Free

NFL owners agree ban on players kneeling in protest during US national anthem

Players must stand for the Star Spangled Banner or remain in the changing rooms.

Australian archbishop steps down after being found guilty of covering up child sex abuse

Wilson, who faces up to two years in jail, said today he was stepping aside from his church duties.

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.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Police officer saves seven people - including mother and baby - from burning building

PC Neil Dobson tied up his loyal police dog, Monty, outside before rushing into the building.

From The42 Arsenal announce ex-PSG boss Emery as their new head coach Taking Over

Arsenal announce ex-PSG boss Emery as their new head coach

The Spaniard succeeds Arsene Wenger, who has been in charge since 1996.

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.

From The42 Despite anti-gay posts, Folau 'not a distraction' ahead of Ireland series - Cheika No Distractions

Despite anti-gay posts, Folau 'not a distraction' ahead of Ireland series - Cheika

The Wallabies star posted a series of anti-gay social media post last month.

Philip Roth, a giant of American literature, has died aged 85 RIP

Philip Roth, a giant of American literature, has died aged 85

His body of work includes American Pastoral, I Married a Communist and The Human Stain.

International - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

'I'm sorry' - Facebook boss faces European lawmakers

“And that goes for fake news, foreign interference in elections or developers misusing people’s information.”

M&S to close 100 stores across the UK by 2020

No Irish stores will be affected as part of the move.

An egg a day may keep heart disease away

Authors of a new study have said the research should not be looked at in isolation as diet is more complicated than just one item of food.

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Trump to meet South Korean leader in Washington as Kim Jong Un summit hangs in the balance

Moon Jae-in jets into Washington on a mission to salvage a rare diplomatic opening.

Australian archbishop guilty of concealing child sex abuse

Philip Wilson was accused of concealing abuse by notorious paedophile priest Jim Fletcher.

International - Monday 21 May, 2018

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Body found in search for Jastine Valdez, and three men convicted in relation to €2.28 million tiger kidnapping – it’s the Fix.

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