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Dublin: 9 °C Friday 30 September, 2016

International - Yesterday’s News

German woman kidnapped in Syria while pregnant has been released with her baby

The pair were released yesterday and had safely crossed the border into Turkey, a ministry spokeswoman said.

Man found in raft after mother was lost at sea was suspect in grandfather's killing

Nathan Carman was found after eight days at sea. His mother is presumed to have drowned.

From The42 His rivals may feel hard done by but Conor has earned this historic opportunity Inside The Camp

His rivals may feel hard done by but Conor has earned this historic opportunity

John Kavanagh, Conor McGregor’s head coach, writes exclusively ahead of McGregor’s return at UFC 205.

Trump wanted to fire staff who weren't "pretty enough", say former employees

Staff at the Trump National Golf Club in California said that Trump repeatedly asked one employee if she was still “happily married”.

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From The42 We'll Leave It There So: Dubs reject Keegan campaign claims, Paulie's speech and today's sport Thursday

We'll Leave It There So: Dubs reject Keegan campaign claims, Paulie's speech and today's sport

Elsewhere, Munster’s Peter O’Mahony could finally make his return to action this weekend while Roy Keane is having none of Theo Walcott.

At least one dead, over 100 injured as train crashes into station in New Jersey

The train failed to stop as it sped into the station, went up over bumper blocks at the end of the track and rammed into a wall.

Gerry Adams is suing the BBC for alleging he approved murder of Denis Donaldson

Donaldson (55) was shot dead at an isolated cottage near Glenties in Co Donegal in April 2006.

Donald Trump has lost $800 million in the past year, Forbes magazine reckons

He’s still worth almost $4 billion though.

Two alleged Omagh bombers have lost a European challenge to a landmark ruling against them

Michael McKevitt and Liam Campbell argued that a civil trial against them was unfair.

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Mary Robinson wants us all to go vegan (at least partly) for the sake of climate change

“We need each of us to think about our carbon footprint. Eat less meat, or no meat at all. Become vegetarian or vegan.”

Teenage suspect in playground shooting 'shot his father dead' South Carolina This post contains videos

Teenage suspect in playground shooting 'shot his father dead'

Three people were injured at the school.

Donald Trump has launched an attack on Hillary Clinton over her links to Denis O'Brien

Denis O’Brien has found himself in the middle of the US presidential battle.

Irish citizen whose father and brother were killed by Islamic State denied permission to bring mother to Ireland

Rasheed’s* mother is unable to renew her passport and as a result a visa application from her will not be considered.

Mosul: An Islamic State city soon to be the centre of a huge battle

Once a cosmopolitan, multi-ethnic hub, Mosul has become the last stronghold of IS in Iraq.

International - Wednesday 28 September, 2016

Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink denies any wrongdoing after latest corruption claims

The Football League has been rocked this evening with The Daily Telegraph publishing its latest allegations of corruption.

From The42 Darren Clarke hits out at Danny Willett's brother for insulting American golf fans Brotherly Shove

Darren Clarke hits out at Danny Willett's brother for insulting American golf fans

Pete Willett has published some controversial comments.

Teenage suspect in custody after school shooting in South Carolina

Two students and one teacher have been injured.

Fears for South African penguin 'freed' from aquarium

The students who let the penguin out thought they were doing the animal a favour.

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Teenagers arrested over alleged gang-rape of a boy in a Greek migrant camp

The 16 and 17-year-old minors are appearing before a prosecutor today.

Protests after police fatally shoot man who was "not acting like himself"

Protesters quickly gathered at the scene and accused police of gunning the man down without warning.

Body of Irish woman (83) found in sea off Santa Ponsa

The woman’s body was found by Russian holidaymakers this morning.

Prosecutors: Russian-armed rebels shot down flight MH17, killing all 298 people on board

International investigation finds a Buk missile delivered from Kursk hit MH17 flight from territory controlled by Russian separatists

Live streaming of child sexual abuse on the rise

Cyber crime investigators have also noticed a rise in so-called “revenge porn”.

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Turkey has arrested 32,000 people - and it's just the start

Around one in every 1,000 people in Turkey has been investigated in connection with the July coup.

From The42 Lance Armstrong offers Paul Kimmage the chance to take him on at Dublin event Old Foes

Lance Armstrong offers Paul Kimmage the chance to take him on at Dublin event

The disgraced former cyclist will be in Ireland for the One Zero sports conference in October.

Tearful nine-year-old delivers speech on police brutality in Charlotte

Zianna Oliphant needed a stool to be seen over the lectern at the Charlotte city council meeting.

Michael D. Higgins speaks of "great sadness" at death of Israeli colossus Shimon Peres RIP

Michael D. Higgins speaks of "great sadness" at death of Israeli colossus Shimon Peres

The former President and Prime Minister won the Nobel Peace prize in 1994.

Who do Irish people want to be elected US President?

In Monday night’s debate, the Democratic Party nominee Hillary Clinton, was adjudged to have won by most commentators.

International - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

Sexism row heats up in Angela Merkel's party after politician says she was called a "big sweet mouse"

The woman has received support from party members but others have questioned her motives.

Political activists have killed dogs, mounted them on a pole and paraded them in southern India

The protesters carried the pole with the dogs hanging by their legs through the streets of a town in Kerala state.

"She gained a massive amount of weight": Trump doubles down on beauty queen attack

Hillary Clinton hammered Trump over his humiliation of Alicia Machado – but the Republican’s not backing down.

Man found alive after 8 days at sea while his mother remains missing

Nathan Carman (22) of Vermont, spent seven days in a four-person, inflatable life raft after his 31-foot aluminium fishing boat sank.

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Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

The Dáil back in action, the fallout from the US presidential debate, and England’s manager sacked all had people talking today.

From The42 We'll Leave It There So: Big Sam gets the sack, McGregor's off to New York and all today's sport Tuesday
From The42 Sam Allardyce loses England job after one game in charge, FA confirm Stinger

Sam Allardyce loses England job after one game in charge, FA confirm

The former Sunderland boss was caught in a newspaper sting.

Baby born in Mexico using 'three parent' fertility technique

The parents went to Mexico with a specialist team so that the procedure could be carried out.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Colombian rebel group "reborn" and apologises after decades of violence

Farc signed the peace accord with the country’s government.

Boris meets Turkish leader he wrote offensive 'goat sex' poem about

He’s also a big fan of his Turkish washing machine.

UN agency says 681 people died in Ireland from air pollution in one year

The UK had 16,355 deaths from air pollution in the same year, according to a WHO report released today.

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