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International - Yesterday’s News

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International - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

Actor Catherine Deneuve under fire for signing open letter denouncing #MeToo movement

The letter said that the movement was leading a witch-hunt against men.

Two people killed in protest against rape and murder of eight-year-old girl

Hundreds of people attended the protest in Kasur, which turned violent.

Michael Douglas preemptively denies sexual harassment claim

The actor said he expects a former employee to accuse him of acting inappropriately in front of her 32 years ago.

From The42 As it happened: Chelsea v Arsenal, League Cup semi-final Liveblog

As it happened: Chelsea v Arsenal, League Cup semi-final

Chelsea took on Arsenal, with both sides in need of a boost following underwhelming Premier League campaigns so far.

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Death threats sent to US school after video of teacher being handcuffed goes viral Louisiania This post contains videos

Death threats sent to US school after video of teacher being handcuffed goes viral

Deyshia Hargrave was arrested after questioning pay policies during a board meeting.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Reuters journalists who covered Rohingya exodus charged with old secrecy law

The colonial-era secrecy law carries up to 14 years in jail.

Fire and Fury sold 250k digital copies - and 29k hardcover books

It also sold 100k audio editions.

Japanese astronaut apologises after saying he'd grown 9cm while in space

His Russian captain suspected that 9cm was “too much elongation”. He was right.

'Their actions could be detrimental': Paedophile hunters warned not to post suspects' details online

To date, no prosecutions have been secured in Northern Ireland using evidence passed to them from a vigilante group.

Poll: Do you think Oprah Winfrey would be a good US presidential candidate? Golden Girl This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think Oprah Winfrey would be a good US presidential candidate?

Other celebrities including Kanye West and Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson have said they’re considering their candidacy.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

The David Drumm trial and deadly mudslides in California – here’s a quick round-up of this morning’s news.

James Franco addresses sexual misconduct claims on US late night talk show Golden Globes This post contains videos

James Franco addresses sexual misconduct claims on US late night talk show

Franco denied the allegations but said it was positive that people were coming forward.

Thirteen people killed in Californian mudslides

The county sheriff said that he expected the death toll to increase, saying “dozens” are still missing.

‘It’s like the Wild West’: An FBI-hunted hacker says future cyber attacks could target your toaster

Kevin Mitnick, who was once the FBI’s most wanted cyber fugitive, is performing a ‘live hack’ in Dublin tomorrow.

International - Tuesday 9 January, 2018

Mary Lou says Kingsmill video hasn't damaged Sinn Féin's credibility

The sole survivor of the Kingsmill massacre said the video was like “a punch to the stomach”.

One year on from Stormont collapse, there's still no sign of a deal

It’s now one year since the power sharing executive in Northern Ireland collapsed after Sinn Féin walked out on government, citing a number of key issues with their partners the DUP.

From The42 Late drama as Manchester City come from behind to take slender lead to Bristol Tale Of Two Cities

Late drama as Manchester City come from behind to take slender lead to Bristol

Bobby Reid scored on the stroke of half-time to put Bristol City ahead at the Etihad Stadium.

Steve Bannon steps down from Breitbart News amid Trump row

Donald Trump’s former Chief Strategist was the Executive Chairman of the right-wing website.

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Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Hospital overcrowding, TV3 rebranding and Trump vs Oprah had everyone talking today.

North Korea will take part in the Winter Olympics in South Korea following talks

Officials from the North and South have held their first official talks in more than two years.

Trump thinks he would beat Oprah if she ran to become US President Noprah This post contains videos

Trump thinks he would beat Oprah if she ran to become US President

…but doesn’t believe she’ll throw her name in the ring.

From The42 Ex-Donegal boss McGuinness leaves Chinese role and hints at 'new chapter in Europe' Moving On

Ex-Donegal boss McGuinness leaves Chinese role and hints at 'new chapter in Europe'

The former Donegal manager has parted ways with the CSL club ahead of the 2018 season.

13,000 tourists trapped in Swiss ski resort after heavy snowfall

The avalanche risk in Zermatt is at its highest level.

Benjamin Netanyahu's son apologises after discussing gas deal outside strip club

A recording of the conversation also includes talk of strippers and prostitutes.

Gay couples marry in midnight ceremonies across Australia

Marriage equality became law on 9 December with overwhelming support in Parliament.

Engineer sues Google for allegedly discriminating against conservative white men

The complaint said some employees “were ostracised, belittled, and punished” for their views.

Thailand's PM tells reporters to direct questions on 'politics or conflict' to this cardboard cutout

He told reporters, “If you want to ask any questions on politics or conflicts – ask this guy.”

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Only a third of Irish nurses have had the flu jab and the cold snap is to continue for the week – it’s the 8 at 8.

'Shambolic': Theresa May calamitous cabinet reshuffle heralds fresh calls for her to step down

Education Secretary Justine Greening stepped down after refusing to accept a move to the pensions’ ministry.

'Politically incorrect' Toby Young steps down from UK university watchdog

Young’s appointment had caused some backlash.

Investigator's team 'interested in speaking to Trump' over possible Russian collusion

When or even if an interview would occur was not immediately clear.

International - Monday 8 January, 2018

Couple were 'preparing to carry out chemical and bomb attacks in UK'

The couple, who met on a dating site, support the so-called Islamic State, a London court was told.

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Theresa May’s new cabinet, Disclosures Tribunal resumes and a murder investigation launched in Limerick – It’s The Fix.

Nigel Farage says top EU negotiator 'clearly doesn't understand Brexit' Immigration This post contains videos

Nigel Farage says top EU negotiator 'clearly doesn't understand Brexit'

Farage criticised Michel Barnier after their meeting today.

From The42 FA Cup fourth round sees Liverpool pitted against West Brom, Man United draw Yeovil Town Pairings

FA Cup fourth round sees Liverpool pitted against West Brom, Man United draw Yeovil Town

The draw was made live on BT Sport this evening.

Conservative MP Karen Bradley named as new Northern Ireland secretary

Bradley was named as a replacement to James Brokenshire.

NBC apologises after it sends tweet calling Oprah 'OUR future president'

The network sent out the tweet following a joke by presenter, American comedian Seth Meyers.

Ryanair says 'non-priority boarding' customers will have to place second carry-on bag in hold

The move is a bid to “speed up the boarding of flights and eliminate flight delays”.

Irish journalist named new editor of Glamour magazine

“I could not be more proud to take the reins of an iconic women’s brand at this pivotal moment for all women’s voices.”

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