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International - Yesterday’s News

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International - Friday 21 September, 2018

Three newborn babies among five people stabbed in early-morning attack at New York child care centre

The assault happened at araound 3:30 am in the Queens borough of the city.

Vietnamese president dies after contracting 'rare virus'

The 61-year-old’s death is not likely to dramatically alter politics in the country.

The 9 at 9: Friday

Here’s your morning news update.

Italy's competition watchdog is investigating Ryanair's hand luggage charge

The watchdog described hand luggage as an “essential” item for travellers.

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International - Thursday 20 September, 2018

Four people die, including suspect, following shooting in Maryland in the US

Three other people have been shot and injured.

From The42 'Where does the international fight against doping in sport go from here?' - Sport Ireland Drugs In Sport

'Where does the international fight against doping in sport go from here?' - Sport Ireland

John Treacy has released a statement to criticise Wada’s decision to reinstate Russia.

Next James Bond film back on track as Cary Fukunaga named its new director

Danny Boyle left the project over ‘creative differences’ last month.

Theresa May: Only workable proposal for an Irish backstop is the UK's proposal

She was speaking today at the end of a leaders’ summit in Salzburg.

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Marine Le Pen ordered to undergo psychiatric tests for posting Islamic State atrocity photos on Twitter

Le Pen shared the gruesome images in 2015. Today, she tweeted copies of a court order telling her to undergo psychiatric evaluation.

From The42 Wada lift ban on Russia as doping whistleblower's representative claims 'treachery' Time Served

Wada lift ban on Russia as doping whistleblower's representative claims 'treachery'

Russian athletes will once again be free to compete after a three-year ban served by Rusada, but Wada insist there will be strict conditions.

'Panic' after air pressure error caused mass bleeding on India flight

The flight crew “has been taken off scheduled duties pending investigation”, the company said.

A mobile tractor-trailer morgue carrying 273 dead bodies has sparked outrage in Mexico

It was moved around to different neighbourhoods before new outlets broadcast footage of the truck.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Ploughing back in action, Ian Paisley Jr retains his seat, and Brexit talk in Austria – here’s your news line-up.

Twin shark attacks in idyllic Australian tourist spot

A girl and a woman are in a critical condition.

International - Wednesday 19 September, 2018

Man killed wife and daughter with yoga ball filled with carbon monoxide

The professor was accused of hatching the murder plot because he was having an affair with a student.

Denuclearisation: US ready to begin negotiating with North Korea 'immediately'

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has invited his North Korean counterpart to meet in New York next week.

French court dismisses appeal by magazine over topless photos of Duchess of Cambridge

A court had found Closer magazine guilty of invading the privacy of Prince William’s wife Kate.

Trump says it's 'hard to imagine' Supreme Court nominee assaulted woman

Republicans have set a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing for Monday that is supposed to feature Brett Kavanaugh and his accuser.

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Crunch time: Britain and EU clash over who should make next Brexit move

EU Council President Donald Tusk opened a crucial summit in the Austrian city earlier today.

From The42 As It Happened: Young Boys v Manchester United, Champions League Liveblog

As It Happened: Young Boys v Manchester United, Champions League

Jose Mourinho’s side got their European campaign up and running in Switzerland.

North and South Korea will bid to host the Olympic Games together

It’s an unprecedented plan that would have been unthinkable not long ago.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

The Storm, the Ploughing, and Trump’s Supreme Court pick – here’s this morning’s news round up.

US surgeon and girlfriend charged with raping and drugging women

Investigators found videos of other women on the man’s phone, and have appealed to other possible victims to come forward.

International - Tuesday 18 September, 2018

Sesame Street says Bert and Ernie are just friends and 'don't have a sexual orientation'

The comments come after a former writer for the show recently said he considered them to be gay.

From The42 Firmino comes off the bench to strike in stoppage time as Reds edge seesaw thriller Super Sub

Firmino comes off the bench to strike in stoppage time as Reds edge seesaw thriller

Liverpool lost a 2-0 lead only for super sub Roberto Firmino to send Anfield wild with a wonderfully-crafted goal in added time.

Trump rejects calls for FBI probe into his Supreme Court pick over alleged sexual assault

“He is a very outstanding man… I’m totally supportive,” the US President said of Brett Kavanaugh.

From The42 Ex-Liverpool defender retires at 29 after motor neurone disease diagnosis Sad News

Ex-Liverpool defender retires at 29 after motor neurone disease diagnosis

Stephen Darby has not played since December, and today released a statement announcing his retirement.

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Apple pays over the €14.3bn due to Ireland - but the minister again denies that it's owed

Ireland is appealing the EU Commission that Apple was in receipt of illegal state aid.

'When a sick baby with partial facial paralysis smiles, it’s golden. Especially if it’s my baby'

Actor Rob Delaney has written a powerful essay about the death of his two-year-old son.

Man charged with murder after Spanish champion golfer found dead at US course

Celia Barquin Arozamena’s body was found yesterday in Iowa.

From The42 World champion boxer Billy Joe Saunders charged with misconduct over 'sickening' online video Billy Joe Saunders

World champion boxer Billy Joe Saunders charged with misconduct over 'sickening' online video

Saunders apologises for the incident, describing it as “banter” which had gone wrong.

Moscow blames Israel and asserts right to 'retaliatory actions' after Syria shoots down Russian plane

Russia says that Israel was carrying out airstrikes and ‘used the Russian plane as cover’.

'Food terrorism': Australian strawberry scare continues as more needles found in fruit in copycat attacks Pins And Needles This post contains videos

'Food terrorism': Australian strawberry scare continues as more needles found in fruit in copycat attacks

There have been 20 cases in the state of New South Wales alone.

There was a marriage proposal on stage at the Emmy Awards

Plus, the other key moments and the big winners…

Trump slaps tariffs on another $200bn worth of Chinese imports

The tariffs include a bewildering variety of products from baseball gloves to bamboo mats.

International - Monday 17 September, 2018

Trump stands by Supreme Court nominee after sex assault allegation

Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the lifetime post would see the balance of the Court swing towards conservatism.

Hope fades in finding survivors after Typhoon Mangkhut unleases landslides in Philippines

Mangkhut already is confirmed to have killed 66 people in the Philippines and four in China.

French and UK fishermen agree to English Channel 'Scallop Wars' truce

French boats confronted a handful of British rivals in the waters late last month to keep them from the area.

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Two councils backing Peter Casey’s presidential bid, Charlie Flanagan supporting a Garda photo ban, and Brett Kavanaugh had everyone talking today.

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'A monumental disaster': Hurricane Florence death toll rises to 23 as major flooding continues

A tornado watch has been issued for parts of North and South Carolina.

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