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Sunday 21 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Another US cop shot and killed – this time in Florida Shock

Another US cop shot and killed – this time in Florida

The incident comes a day after two police officers were killed in Brooklyn.

From TheJournal.ie New York reeling after policemen shot dead in their car before gunman shoots himself Ambush

New York reeling after policemen shot dead in their car before gunman shoots himself

The man posted online that he was planning to kill two police officers in retaliation for the police chokehold death of Eric Garner.

From TheJournal.ie Spain wants to fine people who protest and ‘breach the peace’ outside parliament Anti-protest

Spain wants to fine people who protest and ‘breach the peace’ outside parliament

€600 fine for insulting a police officer, €30,000 for burning the national flag. These are the proposed new fines that could be introduced under new laws.

From The42 Boxing great Ali hospitalised with pneumonia The Greatest

Boxing great Ali hospitalised with pneumonia

Muhammad Ali has been taken to hospital with pneumonia, but the boxing legend is expected to make a quick recovery.

Saturday 20 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie A dog has accidentally shot his owner Man's Worst Friend

A dog has accidentally shot his owner

The incident occurred in Wyoming.

Friday 19 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Israel has carried out its first airstrike on Gaza since August Hamas

Israel has carried out its first airstrike on Gaza since August

There are currently no reports of injuries.

From TheJournal.ie Obama: ‘We will respond’ to North Korea hack The Interview

Obama: ‘We will respond’ to North Korea hack

Sony said it still plans to release The Interview… but in a different format.

From The42 The Rondo era is over in Boston as Celtics make Mavericks trade Hoops

Thursday 18 December, 2014

Is Islamic State turning its hand to cyber warfare?

“The targets might not stop with the borders of Syria.”

From The Daily Edge Thief fakes heart attack so his friend can steal toys Faking It
From TheJournal.ie New UK rules could allow embryos to be created from three people Diseases

New UK rules could allow embryos to be created from three people

This would allow mothers to prevent passing on genetic diseases.

Wednesday 17 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge It’s a Christmas miracle! 13 puppies stolen from pet shop recovered by police Dognapping

Tuesday 16 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Bill Cosby’s wife: ‘The question should be asked – who is the victim?’ Bill Cosby

Bill Cosby’s wife: ‘The question should be asked – who is the victim?’

Camille Cosby has suggested that her husband, not the women, is the party being harmed.

From TheJournal.ie Search continues for ‘armed and dangerous’ suspect after six die in US shooting spree Bradley William Stone

Search continues for ‘armed and dangerous’ suspect after six die in US shooting spree

All six dead in Pennsylvaia have a “familial relationship” to the suspect Bradley William Stone.

Monday 15 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Bill Cosby breaks his silence after rape allegations in (very) brief interview Speaking Out

Saturday 13 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Thousands march in Washington and New York to demand action on police killings I Can't Breathe

Thousands march in Washington and New York to demand action on police killings

The marches come after the killings of Eric Garner and Michael Brown.

From TheJournal.ie Video captures small tornado sweeping through Los Angeles neighbourhood California This post contains videos

Video captures small tornado sweeping through Los Angeles neighbourhood

The tornado had wind speeds of 65 to 85 miles per hour.

Friday 12 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge The ultimate Christmas tree is made of 300 beer kegs Deck The Kegs

The ultimate Christmas tree is made of 300 beer kegs

We’re full of Christmas beer.

Thursday 11 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge Woman gives birth to baby weighing nearly 15lbs… twice the average size Small Turkey

Wednesday 10 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge A sheep wearing a Christmas jumper was found wandering around a US town Gage The Sheep

A sheep wearing a Christmas jumper was found wandering around a US town

Even sheep are not immune to the Christmas jumper craze.

From TheJournal.ie Manslaughter charge for Oscar Pistorius could be upgraded to murder Culpable Homicide

Manslaughter charge for Oscar Pistorius could be upgraded to murder

The prosecution said in court today that the judge had misinterpreted a legal principle.

Sunday 7 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Typhoon Hagupit knocks out power as hundreds of thousands flee their homes Deadly Storm

Typhoon Hagupit knocks out power as hundreds of thousands flee their homes

The typhoon is not believed to have caused the same damage as last year’s storm.

Saturday 6 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Pakistani soldiers have killed an Al-Qaeda leader Terrorism

Pakistani soldiers have killed an Al-Qaeda leader

Adnan Shukrijumah had been on the FBI’s most-wanted terrorists list.

From TheJournal.ie Greece is not happy that one of the Parthenon Marbles was sent in secret to Russia MY MARBLES

Greece is not happy that one of the Parthenon Marbles was sent in secret to Russia

This is the first time in two centuries that any of the contested sculptures has left Britain.

From TheJournal.ie Bill Cosby’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame has been vandalised Case Open

Bill Cosby’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame has been vandalised

The Los Angeles Police Department opened its investigation into the sex abuse claims yesterday afternoon.

Friday 5 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Orion: A successful Planet Earth landing for NASA’s latest test-flight Splash-land

Orion: A successful Planet Earth landing for NASA’s latest test-flight

The craft flew further and faster than any capsule built for humans since the Apollo moon program — 42 years ago.

From TheJournal.ie Hozier has been nominated for a Grammy Award Here To Take Over

Hozier has been nominated for a Grammy Award

U2, meanwhile, have received their 47th nomination.

From TheJournal.ie Gunbattle with Islamic militants leaves 20 dead in Chechnya Grozny

Gunbattle with Islamic militants leaves 20 dead in Chechnya

Three policemen were killed in the shooting.

Thursday 4 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie NYPD cop won’t face charges over chokehold death of unarmed man Racial Tensions

NYPD cop won’t face charges over chokehold death of unarmed man

Footage of police arresting Eric Garner sparked outrage and drew comparisons to the deadly police shooting in Ferguson, Missouri.

Wednesday 3 December, 2014

From The42 Was the Russian athletics federation paid €450k to cover up a positive doping case? Problems

Was the Russian athletics federation paid €450k to cover up a positive doping case?

The IAAF, the governing body of athletics, said there was “already an on-going investigation”.

Monday 1 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge Serial’s Adnan Syed granted an appeal hearing for January The Asia Call

Serial’s Adnan Syed granted an appeal hearing for January

Syed’s case has captured the attention of millions.

From The Daily Edge Worst thief ever steals a few sausages from butcher before falling asleep in the back office Sausage Steal

Amazon has an army of robots helping it send gifts on their way

The company has deployed more than 15,000 wheeled robots to travel around its biggest warehouses and help deliver goods to employees.

Sunday 30 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Rapper jailed for posting lyrics on Facebook threatening to kill ex-wife Soaked In Blood

Rapper jailed for posting lyrics on Facebook threatening to kill ex-wife

Anthony Elonis (AKA Tone Dougie) says the threats weren’t real.

Saturday 29 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie How dogs are being used to save wild animals in Africa Man's Best Friend

How dogs are being used to save wild animals in Africa

They’re being used to track down poachers.

Thursday 27 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Police in Cleveland release CCTV footage of officer shooting 12-year-old Tamir Rice Playground Shooting

Police in Cleveland release CCTV footage of officer shooting 12-year-old Tamir Rice

The boy was shot on Saturday as officers responded to a call about someone with a gun at a Cleveland playground.

From The42 Australian cricketer Phil Hughes dies in hospital after being struck on the head by a ball RIP

Australian cricketer Phil Hughes dies in hospital after being struck on the head by a ball

The 25-year-old never regained consciousness after being struck on the head by a ball two days ago.

Wednesday 26 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Armed jewel thieves take hostage and lead police on chase through Paris Champs-Elysses
From TheJournal.ie AC/DC drummer jumped on security guards and winked at reporters in court Phil Rudd

AC/DC drummer jumped on security guards and winked at reporters in court

He also didn’t enter a plea during his brief appearance.

Tuesday 25 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Facebook named as host of chat which described horrific murder plan for a soldier Fusilier

Facebook named as host of chat which described horrific murder plan for a soldier

After the solider’s death, an online discussion about killing a solider between one of the men and someone overseas was uncovered.