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Tuesday 9 August, 2011

Maid sues Strauss-Kahn over hotel incident

The woman who accused Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexual assault has brought a civil suit against him.

Monday 8 August, 2011

New Tibetan leader sworn in as prime minister

The new head of the Tibetan government-in-exile has been sworn in, relieving the Dalai Lama of his political role.

Sunday 7 August, 2011

Death toll rises to 52 in Syria

Syrian troops have stormed parts of the eastern city of Deir el-Zour and the town of Hula, killing at least 52 people, according to human rights activists.

Saturday 6 August, 2011

Chavez to return to Cuba for chemotherapy

The Venezuelan leader underwent surgery on a tumour in June.

From The42 WATCH: Zinzan Brooke makes his World Cup predictions Forward Thinking This post contains videos

WATCH: Zinzan Brooke makes his World Cup predictions

The New Zealand legend was in Dublin yesterday ahead of next month’s tournament in his homeland.

Friday 5 August, 2011

LIVE: Watch the launch of NASA's Juno explorer to Jupiter Boldly Go This post contains videos

LIVE: Watch the launch of NASA's Juno explorer to Jupiter

Live footage from NASA TV as a solar-powered spacecraft begins its five-year exploratory journey to Jupiter.

Floods threaten Haiti after Tropical Storm Emily

The news comes after Tropical Storm Emily broke apart after dumping rain on Haiti and part of the Dominican Republic.

Thursday 4 August, 2011

From The42 Wrap it up: Olympic Stadium gets cloth curtains Thinly Veiled

Wrap it up: Olympic Stadium gets cloth curtains

London’s Olympic Stadium will be enveloped by a unique ‘curtain’ when the Games take place in 2012, it has emerged.

LIVE: Coverage of the Virginia Tech incident from WDBJ7 Virginia Tech This post contains videos

LIVE: Coverage of the Virginia Tech incident from WDBJ7

Live video of a press conference regarding a potential incident at the Virginia Tech campus, from a local CBS affiliate.

From The42 Win: Tickets to Croke Park this weekend Throw In

Win: Tickets to Croke Park this weekend

The Dubs take on old rivals Tyrone on Saturday evening while the hurlers of Kilkenny and Waterford clash the following day. And we want to push you through the turnstile.

From The42 Ex-NFL star and actor Bubba Smith dies RIP

Ex-NFL star and actor Bubba Smith dies

The player, who gained one Super Bowl ring, also starred in movies including Police Academy.

Swedish man arrested over attempts to split atoms at home

Richard Handl, 31, says his attempt to split an atom in his house was just a hobby.

Nearly a year on, where are 'Los 33' now?

Lawuits, unemployment and psychological problems blight the lives of the most famous miners in the world who have struggled with fame and life outside the Copiapo mine.

Bomb chained around Sydney teenager's neck 'was an elaborate hoax'

Police said they believe the fake ‘collar bomb’ was part of an extortion attempt on the family of Madeleine Pulver, 18.

Wednesday 3 August, 2011

Smoking banned on French beach

A small town in Provence now boasts the first non-smoking beach in the country, which was once seen as having a laissez-faire attitude to tobacco.

Power and phone lines cut as Hama comes under siege from Syrian forces

For the past four days, Syrian troops have tightened their siege on Hama, sending residents fleeing for their lives.

From The Daily Edge Oprah to be given honorary Oscar for humanitarian work Oprah

Oprah to be given honorary Oscar for humanitarian work

The 57-year-old TV hostess will be given the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award for her philanthropy.

Tropical Storm Emily on path toward Haiti

The UN has put 11,500 troops on standby in Haiti, with the biggest threat to lives believed to be flooding following fatal mudslides in June.

Tuesday 2 August, 2011

Tropical storm Emily on path towards Haiti

Haiti, still reeling from last year’s punishing earthquake, is prone to devastating floods.

Israel agrees to negotiate Palestinian border

Netanyahu wants unconditional talks but is willing to discuss Obama’s proposals for an agreed swap of territories.

From The42 WATCH: 10 moments of brilliance from NFL legend Randy Moss Highlight Reel This post contains videos

WATCH: 10 moments of brilliance from NFL legend Randy Moss

One of American football’s great receivers is hanging up his cleats, according to his agent.

Sexual assault case against polygamist church leader continues in Texas

Defendant Warren Jeffs says God will punish the judge if the case continues.

Sunday 31 July, 2011

Iran closes US hikers espionage case

However, the court won’t deliver its verdict until during the week, dampening hopes for their immediate release.

Nine killed after boat sinks in Moscow

Seven people managed to swim to safety after their boat struck a docked barge in the early hours of this morning.

Planes collide over Alaska, killing 4

Two small planes crashed into each other in the air near an Alaskan lake yesterday.

Saturday 30 July, 2011

Syrian troops storm eastern city

Activists say anti-government protests are likely to escalate during the upcoming Muslim holy month of Ramadan.

Norway attacks suspect considered other targets: police

Norwegian investigators say that Anders Behring Breivik, 32, considered a number of places associated with Norway’s government and Labour Party.

Iran prepared to release US men jailed for spying: lawyer

A third American arrested for crossing the Iranian border illegally in 2009 was released last year on bail.

Cocaine seized from drug smuggling submarine

Honduran authorities have been unloading the vessel since its crew tried to scuttle it after its detection on Wednesday.

Friday 29 July, 2011

Philadelphia monsignor to stand trial alongside priests accused of rape

The monsignor is the only US church official ever charged with transferring paedophile priests to unsuspecting parishes.

From The42 WIN: tickets to Sunday's Irish Open action Competition

WIN: tickets to Sunday's Irish Open action

We have one pair of passes for the final round of action in Killarney this weekend. Getinthehole!

Mubarak declared fit to stand trial in front of a large audience

Stadium-style seating has been promised at Cairo’s Convention Centre for the trial. The audience is likely to include relatives of 850 killed during the uprising. Critics doubt the trial will go ahead.

From The42 Vox pop: Can the Dubs go all the way in the hurling? Blue Bloods This post contains a poll

Vox pop: Can the Dubs go all the way in the hurling?

They’ve already made history by booking their spot in the All-Ireland SHC semi-finals. But can Anthony Daly’s men actually win the Liam MacCarthy Cup this season?

Entire Cyprus Cabinet resigns

The move comes following a blast that killed 13 people and caused an economic and energy crisis by also knocking out the country’s main power station.

Ukraine mine blast kills 16

The blast took place early this morning more than half a mile underground.

South Korean soldiers search debris for land mines

The searches are taking place following fears that landslides disrupted the mines.

Thursday 28 July, 2011

Strauss-Kahn accuser makes first public appearance DSK

Strauss-Kahn accuser makes first public appearance

Natissatou Diallo said she made the decision to speak because she wanted to set the record straight.

From The Daily Edge Four sets of twins staff swimming pool Twintastic

Four sets of twins staff swimming pool

Two sets of identical twins and two sets of fraternal twins mean swimmers will be seeing double at US leisure facility.

Norway massacre gunman 'surrendered with his hands up'

Police have described the moment Anders Breivik was caught – and admitted their boat broke down on the way to Utøya.

Wednesday 27 July, 2011

US is six days away from debt default USA

US is six days away from debt default

Time is running out for an agreement on lifting America’s debt ceiling…