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International - Yesterday’s News

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International - Thursday 5 January, 2017

Hate crime charges filed after Facebook Live video shows assault of mentally disabled man

The suspects are seen laughing during the assault and repeatedly yelling: “Fuck Donald Trump! Fuck white people!”.

Indian police say there is 'no evidence' of mass sexual assaults on New Year's Eve

Local reports featured testimony and photos of victims cowering from their attackers or fleeing for safety.

From The42 A leader who dragged a team from the bottom of League 1 to the Premier League promotion hunt King Conor

A leader who dragged a team from the bottom of League 1 to the Premier League promotion hunt

A young man from West Cork, Conor Hourihane is now a hero in South Yorkshire.

John McCain says 'every American should be alarmed' by Russian interference in election

The US intelligence community has said Moscow interfered to help Republican Donald Trump win.

The US has just labelled Osama bin Laden's son as a terrorist

Hamza bin Laden has issued audio messages to Al-Qaeda supporters.

Two attackers killed after car bomb explodes near Turkish courthouse

A policeman and court worker were also killed in the blast, according to local media reports.

Apple boss Tim Cook will NOT be coming to Leinster House

Cook was invited to speak before the Oireachtas Finance Committee.

Obama defends legacy in parting letter to the American people

Just two weeks remain before the inauguration of Donald Trump on 20 January.

It's official: The so-called hiatus in global warming is a myth

New research confirms a criticised 2015 study which overturned results of a “pause” in oceanic warming.

A businessman in Japan has paid over €600,000 for a single fish

The self-styled ‘Tuna King’ Kiyoshi Kimura admits the price was a bit expensive.

Orlando's soccer club dedicates part of stadium to Pulse nightclub victims

On 12 June, 2016, a gunman opened fire inside the nightclub, killing 49 people and wounding 53 in America’s deadliest mass shooting.

'You don’t throw 30 million people off healthcare without having a plan' - Battle lines drawn over Obamacare

Repealing the controversial health care plan is one of the main plans of the incoming Republican administration.

The Irish consulate in New York issued 7,205 passports last year

In total, the Department of Foreign Affairs issued 733,060 passports in 2016.

People in the UAE will no longer be able to keep cheetahs and tigers as pets

The new law bans dealing in and ownership of “all types of wild and domesticated but dangerous animals”.

International - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

Mass killings in Brazilian prison 'orchestrated to allow drug gang leaders escape'

At least 55 inmates were killed in the riot on Monday.

From The42 Dele Alli at the double to derail Antonio Conte's record men Winning

Dele Alli at the double to derail Antonio Conte's record men

Chelsea were denied a record-breaking 14th straight Premier League win as Alli’s double gave Spurs bragging rights at White Hart Lane.

'There's nothing wrong with me psychologically': Mass killer Dylann Roof refuses to apologise

Roof shot dead nine people in a church in South Carolina in 2015.

Netanyahu wants pardon for Israeli soldier in manslaughter case Elor Azaria This post contains videos

Netanyahu wants pardon for Israeli soldier in manslaughter case

The killing was caught on video and deeply divided the country.

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Over 100 people injured after train derails in Brooklyn

None of the injuries are thought to be life-threatening.

Britain acts quickly by appointing new EU ambassador

A Downing Street spokesperson hailed Tim Barrow as a “tough negotiatior”.

From The42 As it happened: Tottenham v Chelsea, Premier League Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Tottenham v Chelsea, Premier League

We followed all the action at White Hart Lane.

Austrian police investigating reports of sexual assaults at New Year's Eve celebration

Some 18 women said they were groped by up to 10 individuals on Innsbruck’s main square where around 25,000 gathered to ring in 2017.

France moves to ban Vitamin D supplement after death of newborn baby

The 10-day-old baby died after being given the supplement just before Christmas.

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German police arrest second Tunisian who 'may have known' about Christmas market truck attack

The 26-year-old Tunisian man has been arrested on an unrelated charge while police try to establish whether or not he was an accomplice of Berlin attacker Anis Amri.

Irishman in Canada charged with breaking into bank by driving car through front door

Police say Patrick Shannon assaulted police officers.

Donald Trump tweets backing of Julian Assange and mocks US intelligence agencies Allies This post contains videos

Donald Trump tweets backing of Julian Assange and mocks US intelligence agencies

The US President-elect continues to defy conventions.

Sugar-free drinks won't help you lose weight

New research says there is no solid evidence to support claims the drinks help prevent obesity.

'If Brexit goes well, the public pressure in Ireland for an EU exit will grow' - Nigel Farage

“Twice in the last 16 years Ireland has rejected EU treaties,” the former Ukip leader said this morning.

Hitler's Mein Kampf sells 85,000 copies in Germany

It was initially planned to print only 4,000 copies of the Nazi leader’s anti-Semitic manifesto, but production was boosted after intense demand.

Police have identified the man responsible for the Istanbul nightclub massacre - minister

Mevlut Cavusoglu did not name the attacker or give any further details.

Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds will be buried together tomorrow

There will be a private memorial service for family and friends only.

From The42 'Our style of play has Axel written all over it': O'Mahony keeping emotions channelled for return to Paris SUAF

'Our style of play has Axel written all over it': O'Mahony keeping emotions channelled for return to Paris

“We’re not going to think about Axel any more than we do every other week.”

US mass murderer Charles Manson 'seriously ill' after being transferred to hospital from prison

The 82-year-old has been in prison for more than four decades after the 1969 killings.

White House to transfer prisoners out of Guantanamo despite Trump's demands

Trump has vowed to “load (Guantanamo) up with some bad dudes” .

British ambassador to EU criticises 'muddled thinking' in Brexit negotiations following resignation

Sir Ivan Rogers unexpectedly announced his resignation yesterday.

International - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

From The42 Giroud inspires Arsenal fightback from 3-0 down in Bournemouth All Guns Blazing

Giroud inspires Arsenal fightback from 3-0 down in Bournemouth

It looked set to be an embarrassing night for the Gunners until Alexis Sanchez popped up to put his side on the board.

Ford makes u-turn on plans for Mexico plant after Donald Trump tweet

GM shares fell by about 1% immediately after the tweet.

Sweden's Queen says there are 'friendly ghosts' in the royal palace

Queen Silvia says she doesn’t get scared by the ghosts.

An elderly Australian convict has allegedly murdered a fellow inmate with a toaster

The 77-year-old was sentenced in 2008 for the murder of his wife and young grandchildren.

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Indian minister blames wave of sexual assaults on women 'dressing like westerners'

“They try to copy westerners not only in mindset, but even the dressing.”