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International - Today’s News

Pregnant widow of killed US soldier says phone call from Donald Trump made 'me cry even worse'

Myeshia Johnson told ABC’s Good Morning America in an interview that she has nothing to say to the president.

Woman charged with murder of 18-month-old who fell from sixth-floor flat window in Bradford

Police were called to the Newcastle House block of flats at 5.10pm on Saturday evening.

From The42 Whistleblower claims 10,000 Chinese athletes involved in state-backed doping in 80s and 90s Drugs In Sport

Whistleblower claims 10,000 Chinese athletes involved in state-backed doping in 80s and 90s

Doctor Xue Yinxian says all medals won during the period should be handed back.

Teenager arrested after several injured in Switzerland axe rampage

Several people were wounded before the assailant escaped with a stolen car, police said.

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'It was going to eat her': Father saves daughter from shark attack Australia This post contains videos

'It was going to eat her': Father saves daughter from shark attack

Sarah Williams, 15, was thrown into the air and landed in the water.

'There was a guy walking towards us with a sawn-off shotgun': Witnesses to bowling alley hostage situation UK

'There was a guy walking towards us with a sawn-off shotgun': Witnesses to bowling alley hostage situation

The arrest came after police evacuated the area on being alerted to the gunman.

Japan's Abe storms to 'super-majority', promises to 'deal firmly' with North Korea

The 66-year-old is on course to become the country’s longest serving premier.

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International - Yesterday’s News

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Irishman dies in Portugal, woman murdered in Belfast and a hostage situation in the UK – it’s the Fix.

Child kicked out of Cub Scouts after grilling US politician on gun control

The Boy Scouts have refused to comment on the reason the boy was asked to leave.

Former US president Jimmy Carter says he'd travel to Pyongyang to help sort Korea crisis

Carter said he worried Kim Jong-un leader take pre-emptive action.

'Bizarre and offensive': Simon Harris weighs in on the Robert Mugabe controversy

Mugabe’s appointment was condemned by a number of officials..

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From The42 As it happened: Tottenham vs Liverpool, Premier League Liveblog

As it happened: Tottenham vs Liverpool, Premier League

Tottenham welcomed Liverpool to Wembley aiming to extend their grip on third spot in the Premier League.

Alleged poacher arrested after rhino he was targeting attacks and injures him

The incident happened in Etosha National Park in Namibia.

Malta offers €1 million euro reward over journalist's murder

The 53-year-old woman died in a car bombing on Monday.

Barcelona is the most visited city in Spain but tourism is falling amid images of unrest

A quarter of all visitors to Spain go to Catalonia.

Murder investigation launched in UK after baby boy falls from sixth floor window

A 23-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of murder over the ‘deeply traumatising’ incident.

'False sense of security': Warning for parents who use smart devices to keep tabs on their children

Some smartphones and smartwatches could be sharing your child’s location with strangers.

Tourists face €2.5k fine or a year in prison for smoking on Thailand's beaches

The new ban follows a clean-up of nearly 140,000 cigarette butts from a 2.5 kilometre stretch of the famed Patong beach in Phuket.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Catalan president compares government to Franco, and sludge row continues in Wexford – it’s the 9 at 9.

Three million adult Americans carry a loaded gun on a daily basis

New research reviewed the behaviour of 1,444 gun owners in the US.

Irish man in his 60s dies in drowning incident while on holiday in Portugal

It’s understood the man got into difficulty while swimming on Friday night.

Explainer: Why Iraq taking back land from the Kurds is a major headache for the US

The two US allies are at loggerheads over disputed territory in oil-rich Kirkuk.

450,000 protest in Barcelona as Catalan leader claims Spanish government is 'acting like Franco'

Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont was scathing in his condemnation of the Spanish government’s decision to strip him and his administration of their autonomy.

Life inside the world's biggest Syrian refugee camp

The conflict in Syria has raged on for seven years. But from the rubble, the women in Jordan’s Zaatari refugee camp are finding ways to build new lives.

International - Saturday 21 October, 2017

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Storm Brian passes over Ireland, and Spain strips Catalonia of its ‘autonomous powers’ – it’s the Fix.

From The42 Huddersfield stun Mourinho with historic win as United suffer first defeat of the season Historic

Huddersfield stun Mourinho with historic win as United suffer first defeat of the season

First half goals from Aaron Mooy and Laurent Depoitre were enough to record a historic win for David Wagner’s side.

Donald Trump says he'll release all of the secret JFK assassination files

Reports in the US had indicated that certain files were set to be held back when the entire trove is opened to the public this coming Thursday.

Couple had children while being held hostage in Afghanistan as they dreamed of a big family

“We’re Irish, haha,” the father said as way of explanation.

Spain's government has stripped Catalonia of its 'autonomous powers'

The move had been widely expected in the wake of Catalonia’s recent disputed vote for independence.

From The42 'I had an elbow in the throat when I was tackling - I lost my voice straight away' Preview

'I had an elbow in the throat when I was tackling - I lost my voice straight away'

Ulster’s Chris Henry looks forward to his side’s Champions Cup clash with La Rochelle on Sunday.

'If jihadists die, it's for the best' - France doesn't want its citizens who became Isis fighters coming home

French citizens are among the biggest contingent of overseas fighters who have joined the so-called Islamic State.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Here’s everything you need to know as the weekend gets started.

Major study finds HPV vaccine in women was not linked with 44 chronic diseases

No other serious safety concerns were identified in the study of more than three million women.

You thought Brian was bad....a super typhoon is about to hit Japan

Gusts have already been measured as being at over 250 km/h.

From The42 George Best's chaos, his Cork boss and a club in crisis: when United last faced Huddersfield Red All Over

George Best's chaos, his Cork boss and a club in crisis: when United last faced Huddersfield

The sides meet this weekend for the first time since March 1972.

International - Friday 20 October, 2017

Magician David Blaine denies claims that he raped a model in 2004

Model Natasha Prince has waived her right to anonymity.

Trump links jump in UK crime rate to terror

Trump has repeatedly pointed to terror attacks in Europe as evidence of the risk from jihadist groups in the United States.

Nearly 60 people killed in two suicide bombings at Afghan mosques

“I rushed inside the mosque and saw all the worshippers covered in blood,” one witness said.

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