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From Business ETC Opinion: ‘Right to be forgotten’ ruling opens a legal and ethical Pandora’s box Right To Be Forgotten

Opinion: ‘Right to be forgotten’ ruling opens a legal and ethical Pandora’s box

The ECJ ruling is a godsend for criminals who want to scrub their record clean – and sets a worrying precedent for empowering governments to act beyond their borders.

# us - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

Obamacare on the rocks? Controversial law hits major court setback

The ruling means many low and middle-income people could face price hikes.

# us - Monday 21 July, 2014

FBI “may have created terrorists out of law-abiding individuals”, says rights report

HRW and Columbia Law School report says US law enforcement effectively participated in developing terrorism plots for prosecution.

Detroit to find out today if it can exit bankruptcy

The city has started turning itself around after filing for bankruptcy protection last year.

# us - Sunday 20 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge American teen’s Vine of white people following him around shops goes viral Rashid Polo

American teen’s Vine of white people following him around shops goes viral

The videos have got people talking about racial profiling in the US.

Legendary actor James Garner of ‘The Great Escape’ and ‘The Notebook’ dies aged 86 RIP

Legendary actor James Garner of ‘The Great Escape’ and ‘The Notebook’ dies aged 86

He appeared in films over seven decades but is perhaps best known for TV roles in Maverick and the Rockford Files.

# us - Friday 18 July, 2014

UN Security Council holds minute silence for victims of flight MH17

It stressed the need for “immediate access” by investigators to the crash site.

Suspects who stole baby dinosaur from a museum hand themselves in

Doyouthinktheysaurus? Yes. Yes they did.

# us - Sunday 13 July, 2014

The US mid-terms: The 10 races to watch

With Independence Day done, it’s not long now until the elections that will shape the final two years of the Obama presidency.

From The Daily Edge Thief caught after using an ice cream van as a getaway vehicle Ice See You

# us - Thursday 10 July, 2014

Germany expels top US spy from Berlin over espionage claims

Incident is the latest episode in allegations of US spying in Germany.

# us - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Largest flying bird EVER (with a wingspan of 6.4 metres) found at airport

Its wings were so big that it wouldn’t have been able to get airborne easily.

# us - Sunday 6 July, 2014

Explainer: What is happening with the US mid-term elections?

With four months to go, it’s all to play for. Here’s what to look for.

# us - Saturday 5 July, 2014

Friction after US double-agent arrested for ‘spying’ in Germany

The US ambassador has been summoned to Berlin to help clarify the situation.

# us - Friday 4 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge 7 intense feelings Irish people have about America Independence Day

Parents of autistic boy arrested for locking him in a metal cage

Officers searched the house after an anonymous tipster called Orange County Child Protective Services.

Arthur kicks off US hurricane season, dampens July 4th celebrations

Florida and Carolina are taking the brunt of the wind and waves.

# us - Thursday 3 July, 2014

Hurricane churning just off North Carolina, it’s expected to hit tonight

Hurricane Arthur is disrupting plans for Americans celebrating their independence day holiday.

# us - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

From The Score Coghlan captains 26-strong Ireland Women’s squad for World Cup Coygig

Coghlan captains 26-strong Ireland Women’s squad for World Cup

‘Women’s rugby is at an all-time high in Ireland,’ says head coach Philip Doyle.

# us - Friday 27 June, 2014

The US military wants to get rid of its stockpile of landmines

It also wants to join a global treaty banning them.

Man finds out live on-air that his son, missing for 11 days, was found alive…in his own basement

The 12-year-old boy was found behind a makeshift barricade of boxes.

$500 million to be spent training rebels, as US steps up Syria involvement

They White House says it intends to “ramp up US support to the moderate Syrian opposition”.

# us - Thursday 26 June, 2014

‘Buffer zones’ outside abortion clinics in the US have been ruled illegal

The ‘buffer zones’ meant anti-abortion protesters had to stay 35-feet from clinics.

# us - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

Sudanese woman who escaped death row charged with forgery

The new charged against the woman relates to the travel document she was carrying when authorities stopped her family from leaving the country yesterday.

From Business ETC Ireland second to Bermuda as ‘conduit’ for taxable income of US multinationals – IMF staff paper Tax Havens

Ireland second to Bermuda as ‘conduit’ for taxable income of US multinationals – IMF staff paper

Corporate tax avoidance is bad for the global economy, paper reports.

# us - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge Three American friends ‘possessed’ while playing with an Ouija board Evil Spirits

Three American friends ‘possessed’ while playing with an Ouija board

The three were taken to hospital after they began thrashing around and growling while playing with the board.

# us - Monday 23 June, 2014

From Business ETC EU beats US to become world’s top agri and food exporter Food Fight

EU beats US to become world’s top agri and food exporter

Emerging markets, like China, are pushing up demand for European food products, according to the European Commission.

# us - Sunday 22 June, 2014

The astonishing ‘rattler’ shifts that US air traffic controllers work

Controllers are allowed to work five shifts over four 24-hour periods.

# us - Friday 20 June, 2014

Fear as 86 workers in US lab exposed to anthrax

The workers have been given antibiotics and are being monitored for signs of illness.

Child trafficking is on the increase in Ireland

That’s according to a report from the US State Department, which looks at trafficking in countries around the world.

# us - Thursday 19 June, 2014

Opinion: The undocumented Irish in the US need and deserve our help

About 50,000 Irish citizens currently live in the US without legal status – we can’t just turn our backs on them.

# us - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

US carries out first executions since botched lethal injection

The last minute appeals in Georgia and Missouri both failed, and the two men were put to death overnight.

# us - Monday 16 June, 2014

Take two: Aer Lingus flight to try the journey to the US again after cabin crew fell ill

The Boston-bound flight with 280 people on board had to turn back to Dublin Airport.

# us - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

Student uses psychology skills to convince kidnapper to set her free

The woman was forced into a car and tied up in a car park near her college campus.

# us - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

Militants seize Iraq’s second largest city, as troops throw away uniforms and abandon posts

The militant groups have launched a series of major operations in Iraq in recent days, killing scores of people and highlighting the weakness of the country’s security forces.

# us - Monday 9 June, 2014

From Business ETC Billionaire Wilbur Ross to sell his stake in Bank of Ireland Shares

Billionaire Wilbur Ross to sell his stake in Bank of Ireland

The US investor owns 5.54 per cent of the bank’s shares.

# us - Sunday 8 June, 2014

Hillary Clinton is touring the US promoting a new book (or something else, perhaps, maybe)

The former Secretary of State, Senator, and First Lady has been accused of playing it safe in her new book, “Hard Choices”.

# us - Thursday 5 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge Scientists have figured out how to turn cow poo into drinking water No S**t

Adams: ‘Hooded Men’ torture case needs to be re-opened

It follows the broadcast last night of a Prime Time documentary showing how torture methods used during internment in 1971 were sanctioned by the British State.

After 18 month gap, US expected to nominate new ambassador to Ireland today

A St. Louis-based lawyer is expected to take over, a year-and-a-half after Dan Rooney stepped down from the role.

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