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International - Yesterday’s News

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International - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

From The42 US to host first ever Manchester derby on foreign soil Take Two

US to host first ever Manchester derby on foreign soil

The bitter rivals will face off in a pre-season friendly in Houston, Texas.

'Radical' or 'nonsensical'? Jeremy Corbyn's manifesto takes aim at high-earners

A rise in UK corporation tax and no hard border with the North: Labour’s manifesto is good news for Ireland.

Trump says he had 'absolute right' to share information with Russians

The Washington Post reported Trump had shared “highly classified” information with Russian officials.

Millionaire tells young people to stop eating avocado toast if they want to afford a house

Tim Gurner said there was ‘no question’ that young people were spending too much on lifestyle purchases.

Hackers claiming to have one of Disney's unreleased movies demanding "huge" ransom, reports

There’s speculation the film may be Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales which opens on 26 May or Cars 3 due for release next month.

Court to decide if 10-year-old Indian girl who was repeatedly raped can have an abortion

Nearly 40,000 rape cases are reported every year in India, but the real number is thought to be much higher.

Police say they'll never close the Moors Murders case despite death of Ian Brady

Ian Brady tortured and murdered five children with his partner Myra Hindley in the 1960s.

Road accidents are the biggest killer of young people - world study WHO

Road accidents are the biggest killer of young people - world study

Over 3,000 people aged 10-19 die every day from largely preventable causes, the report found.

US accuses Syria of executing thousands of political opponents and burning their bodies in a crematorium

The allegation could test the Trump administration’s willingness to respond to atrocities, other than chemical weapons attacks.

EU investigates if company increased cancer drug prices by 'several hundred percent'

In Italy in 2016, Aspen Pharma increased the price of five “life-saving and irreplaceable” drugs by between 300% and 1,500%.

HSE remains cut off from external networks as finger points to North Korea over cyber attack

Ireland has remained largely unaffected by the global cyber attack, which hit more than 200,000 victims.

International - Monday 15 May, 2017

Miss USA refuses to call herself a feminist and insists healthcare is 'a privilege not a right' Political Pageant This post contains videos

Moors murderer Ian Brady dies aged 79

Brady and accomplice Myra Hindley killed five children in 1960s England.

These two EU heavyweights met today (and they want even more eurozone integration) Merkron This post contains videos

These two EU heavyweights met today (and they want even more eurozone integration)

Chancellor Angela Merkel gave cautious support to Emmanuel Macron’s plans today.

Mafia clan and Catholic group busted in migrant scandal

The Arena clan, a family belonging to a powerful crime syndicate, allegedly syphoned off money from the state destined for migrants.

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Angry voter confronts Theresa May over welfare cuts

“I can’t live on £100 a month.”

Kelvin MacKenzie leaves Sun 'by mutual consent' after comparing footballer to gorilla

The columnist was suspended from the newspaper after making the controversial comments.

Édouard Philippe: France's little-known new prime minister

One anonymous insider described Philippe as “intelligent, lively and at times a bit crazy”.

Worldwide ransomware attacks - what we know so far

Over 29,000 institutions have been hit in China.

Another appeals court begins review of Trump's travel ban

Questions have been asked whether the law is a ban on Muslims – which Trump promised during his election campaign.

Seventeen prisoners shot dead following mass breakout in a Papua New Guinea prison

Jails in Papua New Guinea are often overcrowded and conditions are poor.

'Lackey', 'traitor': Russian students face lectures over anti-Putin views

Authorities in Russia appear to be getting jittery over youth discontent ahead of presidential elections next year.

North Korea's 'new missile' has unprecedented range

Kim Jong-Un is said to have hugged officials and said they had ‘worked hard to achieve a great thing’.

International - Sunday 14 May, 2017

Mommy Dead and Dearest: The bizarre tale of a deadly mother-daughter relationship

Gypsy’s mother raised her to believe she suffered from leukemia, muscular dystrophy and an array of other conditions.

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

A suspicious death in Kilkenny, Varadkar leads the race for Taoiseach and racist Eurovision tweets – it’s the Fix.

From The42 Kane ensures Spurs give White Hart Lane the perfect send-off at the expense of Man United Farewell

Kane ensures Spurs give White Hart Lane the perfect send-off at the expense of Man United

There will be no top four for the Red Devils after a 2-1 defeat to Tottenham.

Growing global cyberattack hits 200,000 victims so far and there's more to come

Fears for millions of users who will be turning on their computers tomorrow morning.

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A US regulator's website crashed after John Oliver posted a video about it

John Oliver’s show Last Week Tonight goes on air after a week of controversy – good controversy, though.

Murderer tries to escape prison dressed as woman but his high heels gave him away

Prison guards at the Honduran jail were nearly caught out by the ruse.

From The42 Coutinho stars as Liverpool take big step towards top-four finish Report

Coutinho stars as Liverpool take big step towards top-four finish

Jurgen Klopp’s men strolled to a 4-0 win at West Ham earlier.

Lost in translation: Russian TV cuts unflattering Putin mention from hit US show

The Russian TV station changed the script so as to not insult Putin.

Emmanuel Macron has been sworn in as French president

‘The world and Europe need France now more than ever and they need a strong France with a sense of its own destiny.’

Ibec calls for more funding to protect businesses following cyber attack

The call comes after a global ransomware attack on Friday which targeted businesses and state services across the world.

The real-life boat that survived The Perfect Storm has now been sunk Hardy Buck This post contains videos

The real-life boat that survived The Perfect Storm has now been sunk

The Tamaroa was intentionally sunk more than 80 years after it was first commissioned.

Portugal scores first ever Eurovision with simple ballad (and not a glitzy backup dancer in sight)

The fado-tinged song “Amar Pelos Dois” was performed by 27-year-old Salvador Sobral, who is awaiting a heart transplant.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

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

Can't make it to Fatima? Why not 'rent-a-pilgrim' for €2,500

Portuguese native Carlos Gil is paid to take pilgrimages for people.

US calls for tougher sanctions after North Korea fires ballistic missile

The missile flew more than 700 kilometres before landing in the Sea of Japan (East Sea).

International - Saturday 13 May, 2017

The 4 big challenges Emmanuel Macron will face as president

After defeating the far-right, the fight is just beginning for France’s youngest leader since Napoleon Bonaparte.

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Worldwide cyberattack comes to Ireland, a €240,000 cannabis seizure and the Eurovision – it’s the Fix.