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Tuesday 28 March 2023 Dublin: 12°C

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# paul manafort
Former head of Trump presidential campaign 'intentionally' misled Russia investigation, judge rules
Paul Manafort faces years in prison in two criminal cases following yesterday’s ruling.
# Extreme Weather
Five die in avalanche-related incidents as European cold weather death toll rises
At least 26 people have been killed due to cold weather in parts of Europe this month.
Nobel Prize winner who helped discover DNA's shape stripped of titles over 'reprehensible' race remarks
James Watson claimed that genes cause a difference between black people and white people on IQ tests.
# Utah
US teen crashes car while driving blindfolded as part of 'Bird Box' challenge
A Netflix film has led to a viral challenge in which people attempt complete tasks while blindfolded.
# Extreme Weather
Two snowboarders killed in avalanche as extreme weather death toll rises to 21 across Europe
The snowboarders were killed in an avalanche in Bulgaria’s Pirin Mountains yesterday.
# AP
Desperate for running-back help, Washington turn to veteran Peterson
The Washington Redskins have signed 12-year NFL vet Adrian Peterson.
# location history
Google records people's movements even when told not to
The privacy issue affects some two billion Android users and hundreds of millions of iPhone users worldwide.
# stormy daniels
Porn star who alleged Trump affair says she is now free to tell her story
Her story remained largely out of public view until a month before the 2016 presidential election.
# national crisis
Across the US, more and more cities are passing laws to criminalise being homeless
A new report singled out cities Hawaii, Texas and Washington for their approach to homelessness.
# Chemical Weapons
The US is going to start destroying about 780,000 chemical-filled artillery shells
A US army plant is about to start destroying the nation’s largest remaining stockpile of mustard agent.
# hermit Kingdom
Inside North Korea - via Instagram
The hermit state nevertheless has many active Instagrammers documenting life from within its borders.
# Being AP
'Why on earth would any year be a good year to retire?'
New documentary looks at the final year of AP McCoy’s record-breaking career.
# scratchjr
Can you teach a child how to code - even if they can't read yet?
A new free app says you can.
# comma please
A badly punctuated AP tweet about MH17 caused widespread panic on Twitter
# sketch show
'How to boss the midfield' -- This Andrea Pirlo cartoon is 46 seconds of absolute perfection
Featuring Steven Gerrard and Jordan Henderson running around aimlessly.
# Cold Case
Grand jury voted to charge JonBenet Ramsey’s parents
New documents reveal that in 1999 a Colorado grand jury voted to charge the parents of the slain child beauty queen.
# World War II
Former Nazi commander found living in Minnesota
Michael Karkoc was commander of a Nazi SS led-unit, and now lives in Minnesota, according to a new investigation.
# Snoops
A massive and unprecedented intrusion: AP slams US government's snooping
The US Justice Department obtained two months of telephone records of reporters and editors working for the Associated Press, the news agency has confirmed.
# Secret Lives
Instagram pics show life inside North Korea
David Guttenfelder, Associated Press’s chief photographer in Asia, is posting from inside Pyongyang. Fascinating.
# Facebook
Facebook is just a 'fad', say almost half of people in US
More people think Facebook will fade away than believe it will be a long-term success story.
# Apology
News agency apologies for firing correspondent over WWII censorship
Edward Kennedy was fired after reporting the unconditional surrender of German generals to Allied forces.
# pic of the day
Pint-size Present of the Day
No comment.
# AP in NK
Associated Press opens full news bureau in North Korea
The American news agency is the first major Western outlet to open a full news, picture, and video bureau in the notoriously secretive state.
# Belgium
Catholic Church in Belgium wants priest sex abusers to pay victims
The church has said that priests who abused children will be required to pay damages to their victims.
# the snapper
How to... capture a drain-dwelling crocodile
Locals in Cairns found the urban myth of reptiles in the underground sewage system is true.
# Endgame
NFL, players have agreed to deal
Football! There’s an end is in sight to the NFL’s lockout.
# North Korea
Associated Press to open a bureau in North Korea
AP will be the first Western news organisation to have a full service operating in Pyongyang.
# Vicious cycle
Lab chief told feds of 'suspicious' Armstrong test
Results of 2001 sample were “consistent with EPO use” one scientist has told investigators.