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International - Yesterday’s News

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International - Monday 10 July, 2017

Theresa May is now asking Labour for ideas as bad news piles up for the British PM

Her party is trailing in the polls and party members are saying she is ‘dead in the water’.

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Facebook wants to build its own town - This is what it will look like

The plan will include 15% of the housing units sold below market value.

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Pregnant woman loses baby after fatal shooting at gender reveal party

The shooting happened near Cincinnati in the US state of Ohio

From The42 Wayne Rooney: a curious oddity who has brilliantly retained a childlike obsession with football Refreshing

Wayne Rooney: a curious oddity who has brilliantly retained a childlike obsession with football

As a kid, he kept playing until it was dark and he remains ignorant to anyone who says it’s time to come inside.

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Cardinal Pell returns to Australia to face abuse charges

The former Sydney and Melbourne archbishop has always maintained his innocence.

The 9 at 9: Monday

Post-mortem due on bodies recovered off Donegal coast, and fire at Camden Lock Market brought under control – here’s the news this morning.

Holocaust survivors more at risk of developing cancer

Researchers studied over 150,000 people for more than 45 years.

International - Sunday 9 July, 2017

From The42 "I hated football and was contemplating getting a 'real job'... Then I got called up by Libya" Interview This post contains videos

"I hated football and was contemplating getting a 'real job'... Then I got called up by Libya"

Eamon Zayed chats to The42 about a remarkable career in the League of Ireland and beyond.

After a few glitches, Facebook is confident its drones will provide internet to 4 billion people

Around 4 billion people across the world don’t have internet access.

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Syria, Donegal and Egypt had people talking today.

Iraq declares victory over ISIS after months-long battle in Mosul

Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi’s office said he was in “liberated” Mosul.

'Not the dumbest idea, but close' - Trump plan for US-Russia cyber unit mocked

“Partnering with Putin on a ‘Cyber Security Unit’ is akin to partnering with Assad on a Chemical Weapons Unit.”

Afghan Sesame Street gets 'proud brother' muppet who reveres his educated sister

It’s hoped the new character will help millions of children see the value in education.

From The42 Wayne Rooney ends 13-year stay at Man United as Everton move confirmed Pastures New This post contains videos

Wayne Rooney ends 13-year stay at Man United as Everton move confirmed

The 31-year-old joins the Toffees on a two-year deal, returning to the club he started out for.

Quiet reported as ceasefire begins in south Syria

The ceasefire was announced on Friday.

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Everyone feeling weird but that was a wonderful Lions series

Warren Gatland’s men will leave New Zealand feeling that they achieved success.

Houses destroyed in 17 wildfires as California gripped by record-breaking heatwave

Over 3,000 firefighters battled the blazes yesterday.

Emails between Google and Uber show how the tech giants became enemies

Uber was suspicious that Google was going to launch a competing lift-sharing service.

International - Saturday 8 July, 2017

Sex robots could help elderly, disabled but may lead to more objectification of women, study warns AI

Sex robots could help elderly, disabled but may lead to more objectification of women, study warns

A new report examines the implications of sex robots going mainstream in the next 10 years.

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

A woman dies after being hit by a Luas tram, and the G20 split over climate change. Here’s the day’s news.

Angela Merkel defends Ivanka Trump being seated at G20 leaders' table

As the G20 summit ends, world leaders take stock of each other.

Man breaks out of high-security prison using wire cutters and a drone

The 46-year-old who was convicted of kidnapping was recaptured at a Texas motel two days later.

Venus Williams driving 'lawfully' at time of fatal crash, police say

Police initially said she was ‘at fault’ in a crash that led to the death of a 78-year-old man.

Irishman back in Ireland after being deported from Boston

John Cunningham was arrested for living illegally in the US last month.

Two Americans gored and eight injured in Spanish bull running fest

A Spaniard was seriously injured yesterday on the first day of the famous bull running event.

Eight bodies pulled from collapsed apartment block near Naples

Witnesses said a freight train passed on the neighbouring railway track just before the building collapsed.

Teenage boy marries 73-year-old woman in Indonesia

The couple threatened suicide if the wedding was stopped.

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North Korea has 'built an intercontinental ballistic missile', so what now?

The Hwasong-14 ICBM could apparently reach Alaska.

Scientists baffled by appearance of pink sea creatures off Alaska

The tropical, filter-feeding spineless creatures are usually found along the equator.

Cars torched, supermarkets looted and 200 officers injured in anti-G20 protests

Police have been attacked with iron rods and petrol bombs.

'Heel' or 'face'? What does the pro-wrestling world make of Trump's insult act?

Wrestling aficionados say the US President has borrowed heavily from the tactics of the squared circle.

'If you're hiding something, we'll find it': This is how Revenue catch drug smugglers here

The scanners have helped seize over €2 million in drugs in the last 10 days.

International - Friday 7 July, 2017

US man who barricaded himself in bank and claimed to have a bomb dies after police stand-off

The man claimed to be an Iraq war veteran.

Police arrest teenager at Liverpool airport over Manchester bombing

Twenty-two people were killed on 22 May attack at an Ariana Grande concert.

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Trump and Putin meet, Charleton Tribunal continues and latest report on Tuam babies released – It’s the Fix

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Trump 'raised concerns of American people' with Putin at start of G20 talks today

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said that neither of the pair wanted to stop talking once they’d started.

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Great Ormond Street Hospital applies for new hearing into baby Charlie Gard's case

Ten-month-old baby Charlie suffers from a rare genetic condition and has brain damage from which he will not recover.

'Sleep tight baby boy': Parents confirm death of six-year-old Bradley Lowery after cancer battle

Bradley Lowery was diagnosed with neuroblastoma when he was 11 months old.

Teenage girl dies in school minibus crash in Birmingham

The pupils were on an art trip.

Police move out thousands of migrants sleeping rough in Paris

The migrants had been living near an aid centre in the capital.