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International - Yesterday’s News

Wikileaks releases CIA hacks of Apple devices (that users can't undo)

Security experts say the exploits are plausible, but suggest they pose little threat to typical users as they require physical access to devices.

75-year-old man becomes fifth person to die after Westminster attack

He was pronounced dead tonight after his life support was withdrawn.

Trump's pick for top judge has set US politicians on a collision course

A Supreme Court seat has been open for more than 13 months, since the death of Justice Antonin Scalia.

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Indian politician admits hitting air steward 25 times with slipper

Indian media reports said the MP claimed he had a business class ticket but that Air India put him in an economy seat.

'We are not afraid' - London pays tribute to Westminster victims

“Londoners will never be cowed by terrorism.”

From The42 Pearce Hanley: Leaving Brisbane, his brother and dog behind for a fresh start in Aussie Rules Interview This post contains videos

Pearce Hanley: Leaving Brisbane, his brother and dog behind for a fresh start in Aussie Rules

We caught up with the Mayo man ahead of his 10th AFL season and a Round 1 game against his former employers.

Applause for Taoiseach as Clinton says 'thank you' for raising immigration with Trump

“As an American I have to say a special word of thanks to the sitting Taoiseach,” Clinton said.

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

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Westminster attacker was 52-year-old Khalid Masood

Earlier the so-called Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack.

British parliament attack: The victims

The three victims are unarmed police officer Keith Palmer, mother-of-two Aysha Frade, and American tourist Kurt Cochran.

'She's not breathing': Boy (4) uses Siri to call emergency services to save mother London This post contains videos

'She's not breathing': Boy (4) uses Siri to call emergency services to save mother

Once through to emergency services, the boy was able to say what his address was.

US sailor arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting woman in Dublin hotel

Gardaí arrested the man, aged in his 30s, yesterday morning.

Islamic State claims responsibility for the Westminster attack

Britain will not raise its terror threat level after the attack.

Pictures: 20,000 people evacuated from area after massive fire at Ukrainian arms depot

Ukrainian authorities said that they suspected Russian involvement.

These are the front pages of the UK newspapers after yesterday's attack

Nearly all of the newspapers in the UK have used a photo of the attacker lying on an ambulance stretcher.

'The colour of hope': Tomb of Jesus restored to former glory in time for Easter visitors Jerusalem This post contains videos

'The colour of hope': Tomb of Jesus restored to former glory in time for Easter visitors

Religious leaders in traditional robes addressed a ceremony at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre yesterday.

International - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

Wyclef Jean handcuffed by LA police in 'mistaken identity'

The Grammy-winning artist said he was “appalled” after being handcuffed and questioned by police.

Four dead, around 40 injured: Here's what's known about today's terror attack in London

The dead include a police officer tasked with guarding the Houses of Parliament.

Eurogroup chief under fire for saying southern Europeans 'spent their money on drinks and women'

Jeroen Dijsselbloem had said: “I can’t spend all my money on drinks and women and then ask for help.”

'He goes to his grave having shown no remorse': Criticisms in Stormont on McGuinness's legacy

DUP leader Arlene Foster had somewhat kinder words for her former deputy minister.

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Chicago police investigate alleged rape of teen streamed on Facebook

Police chief Eddie Johnson was approached by the girl’s mother who showed him graphic photos of the incident.

Baby born with four legs and two spines recovering well after surgery

Dominique can now sit up, raise her hands and reach for things, which she couldn’t do before.

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

A deadly terrorist attack in central London seized headlines today.

Britain's Foreign Office Minister tried to save London police officer

Tory MP Tobias Ellwood has previously served in the British Army.

As it happened: Four people, including police officer, killed in London attack

A major security operation is continuing in the city.

Girls given drink, drugs and gifts before being forced to have sex with strangers

Five people have been found guilty of child sexual exploitation offences in Sheffield.

Theresa May 'bundled into car' by police with firearms drawn

She was escorted to the vehicle by at least eight armed undercover police officers.

Banning laptops on flights was prompted by 'credible' reports of potential IS attacks

Affected airlines have until Saturday to implement the restrictions.

He called it 'obsolete', but Trump says he will reaffirm US commitment to Nato

The White House confirmed Trump will attend a Nato meeting in May.

North Korea's latest missile test 'explodes' upon launch

North Korea is under several sets of United Nations sanctions over its atomic and ballistic missile programmes.

'An IRA leader turned peacemaker': How Martin McGuinness is being remembered internationally

‘The cuddly grandfather figure that he presented in later life was real – but so too was the guerrilla hard man of the 1970s.’

International - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

Now Canada's considering a ban on large devices on Middle Eastern flights

Earlier today, the UK government confirmed the new measure, while US reports hinted at a similar ban.

Pope tells young people to resist 'false' social media and reality TV

“Be the protagonists of your history; decide your own future.”

Here are the new updates Apple announced this morning

Apple just announced a load of new products today.

Tomb of Jesus Christ completes €3.7 million renovation

The church contains the area where Jesus is believed to have been crucified.

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McGuinness on his IRA past: 'I fought against the British Army on the streets of Derry'

“I have never tried to pull the wool over people’s eyes about my history,” he said in a 2015 TheJournal.ie interview.

Ivanka Trump has an office in the White House

This adds to mounting concerns whether Trump’s private business interests are independent of his role as US President.

Bodies of five tigers with missing organs found in Vietnamese man's freezer

Tiger bones are commonly boiled down and mixed with rice wine in Vietnam, a mixture believed to treat arthritis and promote strength.

New Zealand school gets rid of gendered uniforms

Now, students will have a choice between wearing a kilt, culottes, shorts, trousers or PE gear, depending on their preference.

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