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International - Today’s News

Dallas nurse cured of Ebola receives hug from Obama

President Obama is trying to stem public fear about the disease, stating that people must be guided by science.

Debate Room: Should Ched Evans be allowed to return to professional football?

We asked two commentators to give their views on the issue…

From The Daily Edge No, it’s not just you, Twitter is down R U Ok Twitter

No, it’s not just you, Twitter is down

The Wichita timeline….

From Business ETC Here are a few things businesses can learn from Google’s Consumer Barometer (for free) No Pressure

Here are a few things businesses can learn from Google’s Consumer Barometer (for free)

So Google knows almost everything about how you shop, which is a bit creepy really…

From Business ETC Minister Bruton is going to the US to explain the death of the ‘Double Irish’ tax loophole Corporation Tax

Minister Bruton is going to the US to explain the death of the ‘Double Irish’ tax loophole

He is also meeting over 17 companies in a hope to drum up some jobs in Ireland.

Seattle high school gunman was homecoming prince

The shooter opened fire, killing one person and shooting four others.

Egypt declares state of emergency in Sinai after bomb kills 30 soldiers

The bombing was carried out by a suspected jihadist who rammed a checkpoint with his explosives-packed vehicle.

Two-year-old girl dies of Ebola in Mali’s first case

The girl had recently returned to Mali from neighbouring Guinea.

International - Yesterday’s News

Two dead after shooter opens fire at US high school

Police are at the scene in Washington, north Seattle.

New York cop in serious condition after hatchet attack

Media reports have suggested the attack had recently converted to Islam.

Cameron: ‘No way are we paying a surprise bill from the EU for €2bn’ Bills Bills Bills This post contains videos

Cameron: ‘No way are we paying a surprise bill from the EU for €2bn’

“If people think that is going to happen they’ve got another thing coming.”

Man shot in thigh and stomach in Belfast

The PSNI is investigating the incident, which took place earlier today.

From The Daily Edge Americans are just discovering Ballykissangel, and they are loving it Ballykissangel

Americans are just discovering Ballykissangel, and they are loving it

Yes. Over a decade after it finished up.

After senators agreed to recognise the state Palestine, will TDs follow suit?

After senators agreed to recognise the state Palestine, will TDs follow suit?

Fianna Fáil are pushing for a Dáil vote on the issue.

From The Daily Edge This guy called Darth Vader is running for election, and he’s kind of brilliant Vote Vader
From Business ETC Mega Fyffes deal hits banana skin as Chiquita goes Brazillian Not So A-peeling

Mega Fyffes deal hits banana skin as Chiquita goes Brazillian

The world’s biggest banana firm won’t be Irish after all.

From Business ETC The Briefcase: Everyone hates Irish Water, Nama dramas and R.I.P. Nokia Inbox Me

This politician got well and truly photobombed by a spider on live TV

Ed Balls was oblivious to the spider stealing the show…

From The Score Blackout: Why Sky Sports can’t show the first 15 minutes of tomorrow’s Clásico Explained

Ireland (and our cows) seem happy with a new agreement to cut greenhouse gas emissions

EU leaders have agreed to cut emissions by 40 per cent on 1990 levels at a summit in Brussels overnight.

Watch: US military obliterate Islamic State flag planted on Kobane hill

The effect of the air campaign remains the subject of debate.

New York doctor tests positive for Ebola

Craig Spencer had recently returned from Africa.

More than 90,000 Ebola deaths expected in Liberia by Christmas

The number of Ebola treatment centre beds and other measures needed to control the epidemic substantially exceeds the total pledged.

International - Thursday 23 October, 2014

Man guilty of ‘most heinous crime for a generation’ to be freed in UK

Roberts was jailed for life with a 30-year minimum after killing three policemen nearly 50 years ago.

From The Daily Edge 7 essential Penneys shopping tips for Americans, from us Irish experts

7 essential Penneys shopping tips for Americans, from us Irish experts

Primark have sealed a deal to expand into the US. They have a LOT to learn.

Israel warns of crackdown after ‘hit-and-run terror attack’ that killed baby

Police have flooded flashpoint neighbourhoods after yesterday’s attack.

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‘Long and passionate’ gay kiss labelled breach of the peace

‘The charges would be laughable if they didn’t reflect exactly the anti-gay sentiment the activists are fighting.’

Sergeant-at-Arms who shot Canadian gunman gets standing ovation

Kevin Vickers was given a hero’s welcome in the Canadian Parliament today.

From The Daily Edge Could you handle the world’s scariest haunted house? Mckamey Manor

Could you handle the world’s scariest haunted house?

You have to sign a waiver to go in. (Warning: Some readers might find the images inside disturbing.)

From Business ETC Irish airports will get 1.8m more passengers this year, but regional hubs are missing out We Are Not Amused

Irish airports will get 1.8m more passengers this year, but regional hubs are missing out

It was good enough for the Queen, but Cork Airport hasn’t been getting any love from those extra punters.

Teenage girls lured by ISIS with promises of ‘Disney lives’ with good homes and husbands

Three girls were stopped in Germany yesterday as they tried to make their way from the US to Syria.

University students are not happy about a ban on kissing and other PDAs

Sex in public places will also not be tolerated at the University of Zimbabwe.

Thieves use stolen digger to steal ATM before setting it on fire

The digger, not the ATM – that would be foolish.

Uber will NOT be hiring ‘incredibly hot chicks’ like this to drive customers around… any more

‘Who said women don’t know how to drive’… What could possibly go wrong with a slogan like that?

Singer Alvin Stardust dies aged 72 RIP

Singer Alvin Stardust dies aged 72

The glamrock singer had a string of hits throughout the 1970s and 80s.

US-led air strikes have killed 553 people in Syria in a month

That figure includes 32 civilians.

Mexico orders mayor’s arrest over 43 missing students

The arrest has been ordered of the mayor of of Iguala, where 6 people died and 43 students disappeared after clashing with police last month.

From Business ETC Tesco’s latest results make for very ugly reading and its chairman wants out Sinking Feeling

Tesco’s latest results make for very ugly reading and its chairman wants out

The supermarket chain’s Irish performance was the worst of any country for the last six months.

‘Canada will never be intimidated, terrorists will have no safe haven’

A gunman killed a soldier at a war memorial yesterday.

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