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International - Yesterday’s News

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International - Yesterday’s News

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Storm Brian passes over Ireland, and Spain strips Catalonia of its ‘autonomous powers’ – it’s the Fix.

From The42 Huddersfield stun Mourinho with historic win as United suffer first defeat of the season Historic

Huddersfield stun Mourinho with historic win as United suffer first defeat of the season

First half goals from Aaron Mooy and Laurent Depoitre were enough to record a historic win for David Wagner’s side.

Donald Trump says he'll release all of the secret JFK assassination files

Reports in the US had indicated that certain files were set to be held back when the entire trove is opened to the public this coming Thursday.

Couple had children while being held hostage in Afghanistan as they dreamed of a big family

“We’re Irish, haha,” the father said as way of explanation.

Spain's government has stripped Catalonia of its 'autonomous powers'

The move had been widely expected in the wake of Catalonia’s recent disputed vote for independence.

From The42 'I had an elbow in the throat when I was tackling - I lost my voice straight away' Preview

'I had an elbow in the throat when I was tackling - I lost my voice straight away'

Ulster’s Chris Henry looks forward to his side’s Champions Cup clash with La Rochelle on Sunday.

'If jihadists die, it's for the best' - France doesn't want its citizens who became Isis fighters coming home

French citizens are among the biggest contingent of overseas fighters who have joined the so-called Islamic State.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

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

Major study finds HPV vaccine in women was not linked with 44 chronic diseases

No other serious safety concerns were identified in the study of more than three million women.

You thought Brian was bad....a super typhoon is about to hit Japan

Gusts have already been measured as being at over 250 km/h.

From The42 George Best's chaos, his Cork boss and a club in crisis: when United last faced Huddersfield Red All Over

George Best's chaos, his Cork boss and a club in crisis: when United last faced Huddersfield

The sides meet this weekend for the first time since March 1972.

International - Friday 20 October, 2017

Magician David Blaine denies claims that he raped a model in 2004

Model Natasha Prince has waived her right to anonymity.

Trump links jump in UK crime rate to terror

Trump has repeatedly pointed to terror attacks in Europe as evidence of the risk from jihadist groups in the United States.

Nearly 60 people killed in two suicide bombings at Afghan mosques

“I rushed inside the mosque and saw all the worshippers covered in blood,” one witness said.

Maths Week: Your Friday puzzle

Figure it out.

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From The42 Premier League duo join Juan Mata in agreeing to donate 1% of their salaries to charity ALTRUISM

Premier League duo join Juan Mata in agreeing to donate 1% of their salaries to charity

Charlie Daniels and Alfie Mawson have become the first English players to join the Common Goal charitable project.

From The42 Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz Let's Get Quizzical

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

How closely were you paying attention to the sports headlines this week?

Speech by white nationalist Richard Spencer drowned out by protesters

Hundreds of people protested with signs and anti-Nazi chants.

US-backed forces declare victory over the Islamic State's former 'capital' Raqqa This post contains videos

US-backed forces declare victory over the Islamic State's former 'capital'

Raqqa was the Islamic State’s main centre.

Obama and Bush both take aim at 'bigotry' of Trump era

“Our politics seems more vulnerable to conspiracy theories and outright fabrication,” George W Bush said.

'Despicable': Pensioner with Alzheimer's targeted by fake builders in robbery

The men took money from the victim’s wallet and brought him out of the house to withdraw savings from his bank account.

The 9 at 9: Friday

Here’s what you need to know as we begin Friday.

'I knew he did a couple of these things': Tarantino admits he knew of Weinstein abuse

Weinstein, 65, is accused of decades of sexual abuse and harassment by around 40 actresses.

Pollution linked to nine million deaths around the world in 2015 (and close to 1,800 of those were in Ireland)

A major study in The Lancet looked at the effect pollution has on countries around the world.

International - Thursday 19 October, 2017

Leo says most citizens in Northern Ireland will be 'Irish and European' after Brexit

Tensions are high as EU and UK negotiators have reached a stalemate in Brexit talks.

'I thought at least that was sacred' - Trump's chief of staff strongly defends president's call to war widow

If Trump and John Kelly aren’t getting along, it didn’t show in the chief of staff’s speech this evening.

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Weather warnings, the Eighth Amendment, and tracker mortgages made the news today.

From The42 'Lovely touches by the United lads': Keane sympathises with Benfica's teen 'keeper after howler Nice To See

'Lovely touches by the United lads': Keane sympathises with Benfica's teen 'keeper after howler

Keane joined José Mourinho and Romelu Lukaku in offering words of encouragement for 18-year-old Mile Svilar.

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The 5 at 5: Thursday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

'We don't want a reward, we want you to resign': Murdered journalist's sons tell Malta PM to quit

“The Prime Minister asked for our endorsement. This is how he can get it: show political responsibility and resign.”

Texas serial killer gets stay from execution after last-minute revelations

Authorities believe Anthony Shore would have left a note to try to exonerate another death row inmate of murder.

Spain headed for a showdown as Rajoy set to suspend Catalan autonomy

Madrid appeared to offer the separatists a potential last-minute way out in the form of fresh regional elections.

'Jacinda-mania' triumphs ... a month after the election: Labour leader takes charge in New Zealand

Populist ‘kingmaker’ Winston Peters has backed Ardern – after stringing the media along all day.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Here’s what you need to know as we begin Thursday.

Thief who hid in suitcase robs passengers on Paris airport shuttle

French police ended up arresting two men.

International - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

House of Cards set closed after killer gunman opens fire in US business park

Three people have been killed and two people were injured in what’s believed to be a targeted attack.

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Strong words at the Eighth Committee, and rainfall alert in place for 14 counties – it’s the Fix.

From The42 As it happened: Benfica v Manchester United, Bayern Munich v Celtic Liveblog

As it happened: Benfica v Manchester United, Bayern Munich v Celtic

We followed tonight’s group games in Lisbon and Munich.

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