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Wednesday 21 January, 2015

From The42 Lindsey Vonn backs Tiger Woods’ account of missing tooth Tiger

Lindsey Vonn backs Tiger Woods’ account of missing tooth

The plot thickens in the case of Tiger’s missing tooth.

From The42 11 of 12 footballs found to be ‘not properly inflated’ in NFL investigation Deflategate

11 of 12 footballs found to be ‘not properly inflated’ in NFL investigation

The New England Patriots remain under investigation for tampering the footballs during the AFC Championship Game.

From TheJournal.ie Barack Obama’s State of the Union address last night was unexpectedly feisty The Good News

Barack Obama’s State of the Union address last night was unexpectedly feisty

The President’s speech was an attempt to sell a story of a national economy emerging from the “shadow of crisis”.

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Tuesday 20 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie He saved lives during the Paris attacks – now he’s been granted citizenship Courage

He saved lives during the Paris attacks – now he’s been granted citizenship

Lassana Bathily, from Mali, told people to go into the freezer during the attack on the kosher supermarket.

IMF cuts its predictions for the world economy (but says the US is doing ok)

The IMF has cut its economic predictions for the next two years.

From The42 Just how did Tiger Woods lose his front tooth? Mind The Gap

Just how did Tiger Woods lose his front tooth?

The golfer’s agent says it was an over-eager cameraman, but World Cup ski race organisers say no such incident happened.

Monday 19 January, 2015

China’s stock market has taken a massive hammering today. Here’s why…

The country’s government wants to put the brakes on debt-fuelled spending.

From TheJournal.ie Bloody fight rages on as rebels claim they now control Donetsk airport Russia

Bloody fight rages on as rebels claim they now control Donetsk airport

The UN estimates that more than 4,700 people have been killed in eastern Ukraine since April.

Sunday 18 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge Man delivers 1 pizza, gets €1,800 tip Nice Slice

Man delivers 1 pizza, gets €1,800 tip

Not bad for a day’s work.

From TheJournal.ie Teen couple arrested after alleged crime spree across United States Florida

Teen couple arrested after alleged crime spree across United States

The pair, aged 18 and 13, had eluded the police in as many as five states.

Saturday 17 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The Oscars president has responded to the #OscarsSoWhite controversy Rebuttal

The Oscars president has responded to the #OscarsSoWhite controversy

Cheryl Boone Isaacs says she would like diversity to improve, but refused to condemn this years nominations.

Friday 16 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Two strippers and guard caught smuggling food, booze and fags into prison Careful Now

Two strippers and guard caught smuggling food, booze and fags into prison

All this took place at a prison in Florida.

From TheJournal.ie This is Hitler’s old house … and the Austrian government wants it Neo Nazi Visitors

This is Hitler’s old house … and the Austrian government wants it

The Nazi leader spent his early childhood in the building.

From TheJournal.ie Italy denies paying €10m ransom to free young hostages Syria

Italy denies paying €10m ransom to free young hostages

The women were kidnapped last July.

From TheJournal.ie Insult my mother? Expect a punch — Pope Francis Thrilla In Manila

Insult my mother? Expect a punch — Pope Francis

The Pope was speaking to reporters about the Paris terror attacks on his way to the Philippines.

Thursday 15 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Bondage master gets life sentence for arranging wife’s murder Master Bob

Bondage master gets life sentence for arranging wife’s murder

Bob Bashara is said to have had his wife killed so he could devote more time to other women who shared his love for bondage and sexual domination.

From The Daily Edge There’s something terribly wrong with this sheriff’s new rug… Yes This Is Dog
From TheJournal.ie Yosemite duo complete world’s most difficult climb… free-climbing (yikes) JUST DON'T LOOK DOWN

Yosemite duo complete world’s most difficult climb… free-climbing (yikes)

A crowd of friends and well-wishers were waiting for them.

Wednesday 14 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Bus carrying 12 prisoners falls from Texas overpass onto train tracks Texas

Bus carrying 12 prisoners falls from Texas overpass onto train tracks

The Department of Public Safety could not give details on the number of deaths but said it was a fatal incident.

From The42 NASCAR driver says his ex-girlfriend is a hired killer Tainted Love

NASCAR driver says his ex-girlfriend is a hired killer

Kurt Busch testified that Patricia Driscoll once left his company wearing camouflage clothing and returned wearing a bloodstained dress.

Tuesday 13 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Police officer accused of killing 95-year-old man with beanbag gun Chicago

Police officer accused of killing 95-year-old man with beanbag gun

The World War II veteran died of internal bleeding after being hit by beanbags five times at close range.

Monday 12 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘A stupid reflex’: Man who filmed murder of police officer says sorry to his family Je Suis Ahmed

‘A stupid reflex’: Man who filmed murder of police officer says sorry to his family

“I was completely panicked.” – Jordi Mir offers an explanation.

Sunday 11 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Supermarket gunman linked with attack on same day as Charlie Hebdo massacre Terror Attacks

Supermarket gunman linked with attack on same day as Charlie Hebdo massacre

A jogger was seriously wounded in the attack, which happened in a Paris suburb on Wednesday.

Saturday 10 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Boumeddiene may have been in Turkey at time of French terror attacks At Large

Boumeddiene may have been in Turkey at time of French terror attacks

It is believed the woman is now in Syria.

From TheJournal.ie Rod Taylor, star of The Birds, dies aged 84 RIP

Rod Taylor, star of The Birds, dies aged 84

Taylor earned a reputation as a Hollywood hellion, commenting in 1977 that he had “started out as a beatnik”.

Friday 9 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Multiple people shot in suspected robbery at Kansas gun shop She's A Pistol

Multiple people shot in suspected robbery at Kansas gun shop

The woman who owns the shop sustained minor injuries to her face.

From TheJournal.ie “I saw them kill my father, they slaughtered him like a ram” Boko Haram

“I saw them kill my father, they slaughtered him like a ram”

Boko Haram killed as many as 2,000 in their latest attacks.

From The42 Seattle’s stadium will be so loud, they’re testing earthquake detection equipment Let's Get Loud This post contains videos

Thursday 8 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Father faces murder charge after daughter (5) thrown off a bridge Florida

Father faces murder charge after daughter (5) thrown off a bridge

A police officer who had pulled the man over witnessed the incident.

From TheJournal.ie Fans gave Bill Cosby a standing ovation after a show last night Allegations

Fans gave Bill Cosby a standing ovation after a show last night

The comedian is facing more sexual assault allegations.

Wednesday 7 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Explosion outside black rights headquarters was deliberate says FBI NAACP

Explosion outside black rights headquarters was deliberate says FBI

The FBI says an IED was placed outside with a gas can that failed to ignite.

From The42 Government officials are keeping a close eye on the Chris Christie-Jerry Jones bromance Cowboys Ted!

Tuesday 6 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Naked burglar arrested after drinking alcohol in hot tub Oregon

Naked burglar arrested after drinking alcohol in hot tub

The homeowners were not amused.

From The Daily Edge College in the US makes video games an official sport Let The Games Begin

College in the US makes video games an official sport

Athletic scholarship without ever leaving your chair.

From TheJournal.ie Cologne Cathedral plunged into darkness in protest over anti-Islam rallies PEGIDA

Cologne Cathedral plunged into darkness in protest over anti-Islam rallies

The move came as 18,000 people turned out an anti-immigrant demonstration.

From TheJournal.ie A 1795 time capsule placed by one of the US Founding Fathers will be opened tonight National Treasure

A 1795 time capsule placed by one of the US Founding Fathers will be opened tonight

The capsule from Samuel Adams is believed to contain old coins and documents.

From TheJournal.ie Jurors got their first look at shaggy-haired Boston bombing accused as death penalty looms large Face To Face

Jurors got their first look at shaggy-haired Boston bombing accused as death penalty looms large

Jury selection is expected to take three weeks with jurors allowed excuse themselves if they object to the death penalty.

From TheJournal.ie Saved By The Bell actor stands trial over Christmas Day stabbing Screech

Saved By The Bell actor stands trial over Christmas Day stabbing

His lawyers have argued there is not enough evidence for him to face charges.

Monday 5 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge Naked man arrested after breaking into house, drinking booze and using the hot tub Who Me?

One of the world’s most valuable tech startups brought in €10 billion in 2014

The Chinese handset company Xiaomi now has a valuation of €37 billion, after doubling its sales to €10.1 last year.