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International - Yesterday’s News

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International - Thursday 14 June, 2018

Explainer: Why Trump's new 'inhumane, cruel' policy is separating children from their parents

“The Statue of Liberty under the Trump policy is not carrying a torch, it’s carrying a pair of handcuffs,” one senator said.

US man wrongly linked to burglary after 'walking dog while black'

The San Diego Sheriff’s Department named Ike Iloputaife as a “person of interest” in the burglary investigation after he was reported while out walking his dogs.

Calls for RTÉ to boycott the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel next year

Sinn Féin has called on the national broadcaster and the Irish government to boycott Israel which won the song contest this year.

One year on, the horrific Grenfell Tower fire still haunts the London community

71 people were killed in the fire that swept through Grenfell Tower on 14 June 2017.

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The ice of Antarctica is melting at three times its previous rate

Scientists have warned that the melting ice could redraw Earth’s coastlines.

'Kim Jong Un understands': US sets out terms for North Korea to give up nuclear arsenal

US President Donald Trump has proudly declared that there is no longer a nuclear threat from North Korea.

Over 100,000 Irish people are following Love Island on 3e

The summer show is a hit for British broadcaster ITV2.

From shootin' to Putin: Here's TheJournal.ie's bluffer's guide to World Cup 2018

The tournament kicks off in Russia later today.

International - Wednesday 13 June, 2018

MPs erupt in laughter after Theresa May asked if Trump should negotiate Brexit

Boris Johnson said that if US President Donald Trump was conducting Brexit negotiations “you actually might get somewhere”.

America's highest court to decide if it will hear Making A Murderer case

The court will decide whether to hear Brendan Dassey’s case.

Six Labour MPs resign before Brexit vote in another turbulent day at Westminster

MPs have just voted against having a “Norway model” arrangement with the EU after Brexit.

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From The42 Game Changer - The first autobiography from a female Gaelic games star is coming Cora

Game Changer - The first autobiography from a female Gaelic games star is coming

Cora Staunton is set to share her story.

From The42 Spain sack their manager 48 hours before World Cup opener Crisis

Spain sack their manager 48 hours before World Cup opener

Fernando Hierro will take charge for the duration of the World Cup.

From The42 USA, Mexico and Canada to host 2026 World Cup United 2026

USA, Mexico and Canada to host 2026 World Cup

The vote was made this morning.

Dixons Carphone yet to determine if Irish customers affected by major cyber attack

The attack attempted to compromise 5.9 million customer payment cards.

Skyscraper-scaling raccoon finally makes it to the top, but its fate remains unknown...

The intrepid animal has spent most of the last 24 hours climbing up and down the outside of the UBS Plaza building in St Paul, Minnesota.

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The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Here’s all you need to know this cloudy Wednesday morning.

Trump hails summit with Kim: 'The World has taken a big step back from potential Nuclear catastrophe!'

In a joint statement following the talks, Kim agreed to the “complete denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula”.

Couple fall to death taking selfie on 40-metre wall in Portugal

It’s believed they dropped their phone and fell down while leaning over to retrieve it.

International - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

Macedonia agrees to change its name, ending decades-long dispute with Greece

If the deal is approved by both countries’ parliaments, Macedonia will be known as the Republic of North Macedonia.

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Cervical Check payments, Irish Ferry cancellations, and Theresa May wins Brexit vote – here’s the news of the day.

From The42 World Cup dream comes to heartbreaking end as Ireland fall just short in Norway The Wait Goes On

World Cup dream comes to heartbreaking end as Ireland fall just short in Norway

The game finished 1-0, with Caroline Graham Hansen hitting home from the spot.

Theresa May wins a key vote on Brexit bill, but it comes at a price

The legislation is to cover what will happen in a ‘no-deal’ scenario.

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The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

79-year-old Irish citizen wanted in US over child sex charges calls to be prosecuted in Ireland

The man has brought a High Court challenge requiring the DPP to consider prosecuting him in Ireland rather than in the US.

Gardaí satisfied there was no threat to plane with 'bomb note' in bathroom

Passengers on the aircraft diverted to Shannon were asked to provide handwriting samples as part of the investigation.

A lot of people are talking about The Sun's front page

‘Great Britain or Great Betrayal.’

Blow for Theresa May as Tory minister resigns suddenly over 'irresponsible' Brexit strategy

Justice Minister Phillip Lee has resigned in order to voice his criticism of his party’s approach to Brexit.

'The world will see a major change': Trump and Kim hail summit as historic breakthrough

The first-ever summit between sitting leaders of the two Cold War foes went “better than anybody could have expected”, Trump said.

Donald Trump says the US will stop holding 'provocative' war games on the Korean peninsula

Trump made the announcement following his summit with North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un.

Four children and suspected gunman found dead after Orlando hostage situation

The children aged one, six, 10 and 11 were found dead by officers overnight.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

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

Theresa May faces a series of crucial Brexit votes today in her own parliament

Fifteen key amendments to Britain’s EU (Withdrawal) Bill will be put to a vote today.

International - Monday 11 June, 2018

Puerto Rico's morgue is overflowing with unclaimed dead bodies after a storm nine months ago

Hurricane Maria struck the island 20 September.

From The42 Quiz: How much do you know about the 2018 World Cup? Test

Quiz: How much do you know about the 2018 World Cup?

The much-anticipated competition in Russia gets underway on Thursday.

Donald Trump expects a 'nice' outcome from historic summit with Kim Jong Un

Trump announced that he would depart Singapore by tomorrow evening, meaning his time with Kim would be fairly brief.

Man sentenced to 16 years for luring British model to Italy and kidnapping her

Polish national Lukasz Herba claimed that the model had organised the kidnapping as a publicity stunt to boost her professional career.

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Spain allows stranded rescue boat with over 600 migrants, including 7 pregnant women, to dock

For a second day, Italy and Malta refused to let a rescue ship with 629 people aboard dock in their ports.

FactCheck: Did Justin Trudeau's eyebrow fall off during a press conference?

Footage online appears to show the Canadian Prime Minister’s eyebrow falling off at a live press conference.