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Thursday 26 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘Buffer zones’ outside abortion clinics in the US have been ruled illegal Demilitarised Zone

‘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.

From TheJournal.ie A US couple accidentally flew to Grenada instead of Granada… Whoops

A US couple accidentally flew to Grenada instead of Granada…

The couple asked a member of the airline’s crew what was going on… “He said ‘Spain? What are you talking about?”

From TheJournal.ie Missing MH370 was “highly, highly likely” on autopilot when it ran out of fuel and crashed Still Missing

Missing MH370 was “highly, highly likely” on autopilot when it ran out of fuel and crashed

Investigators said that autopilot would had to have been manually switched on – but it’s still not known when it began running on autopilot.

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Wednesday 25 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Want to be a space tourist? Company gets lift off for balloons which go 20 miles above Earth Up Up And Away
From TheJournal.ie Researcher arrested after faking data for a HIV vaccine Bad Science

Researcher arrested after faking data for a HIV vaccine

The scientist confessed to spiking samples of blood to make a HIV vaccine appear to have great promise.

From TheJournal.ie Explosions at four subway stations in Egypt Cairo

Explosions at four subway stations in Egypt

Two people have been wounded.

From TheJournal.ie US troops flow into Iraq as ISIS continues advances Iraq

US troops flow into Iraq as ISIS continues advances

Another four teams will arrive in the coming days.

Tuesday 24 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge Adorable little puppy gets head stuck in wheel and breaks our hearts Puppy In A Pickle

Adorable little puppy gets head stuck in wheel and breaks our hearts

Why do bad things happen to cute puppies?

Stuck trying to find a parking space? This robot will park your car for you

If you happen to be in Düsseldorf airport, that is.

Sunday 22 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The astonishing ‘rattler’ shifts that US air traffic controllers work Up And Away

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

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

Saturday 21 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie People are paying $14k for abandoned houses in Detroit Fixer Upper

People are paying $14k for abandoned houses in Detroit

And they still need to fix them up. It’s all part of a plan to clean up the Motor City.

From The Daily Edge Meet Peanut, officially the ugliest dog in the world Best In Show

Meet Peanut, officially the ugliest dog in the world

He has a surprisingly heartwarming story.

Friday 20 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge Ridiculously good-looking criminal’s mugshot goes viral after police Facebook post Model Mug
From TheJournal.ie Harley Davidson to unveil its first electric motorbike Vroom Vroom

Harley Davidson to unveil its first electric motorbike

Several dozen riders will take a 30-city US tour to drive the bikes and provide feedback.

Thursday 19 June, 2014

Blackberry surprises everyone by making a profit

The company was expected to continue making a loss as it changes from hardware to services, but it managed to surprise everyone by reporting a net profit of €16.8 million in the latest quarter.

From The Daily Edge Bus driver fired after surveillance cameras catch him having sex on the job Caught On Camera

Bus driver fired after surveillance cameras catch him having sex on the job

Well that’s one way to spend your lunch break.

From TheJournal.ie Attacks on foreigners in Germany rise by 20% Xenophobia

Attacks on foreigners in Germany rise by 20%

New figures show that there were 473 xenophobic attacks in 2013 – up from 393 the previous year.

Tuesday 17 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge Woman climbs tree to rescue cat, has to be rescued herself That's Cat
From TheJournal.ie Swarm of earthquakes in Alaska leaves scientists puzzled I Feel The Earth Move

Swarm of earthquakes in Alaska leaves scientists puzzled

People there aren’t used to earthquakes, and the recent cluster have some residents worried.

From The Daily Edge A pensioner was caught cooking meth in his retirement home Old Time Cookin

Monday 16 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Militants attack Kenyan town as residents watch World Cup. 48 people killed. Al Shabab

Militants attack Kenyan town as residents watch World Cup. 48 people killed.

Authorities are blaming al-Shabab, Somalia’s al-Qaida-linked terror group, for the attack at Mpeketoni.

Sunday 15 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Militants post terrifying images of captured Iraqi soldiers ISIL This post contains images

Militants post terrifying images of captured Iraqi soldiers

Some images appear to depict mass killings.

From TheJournal.ie Voice of Scooby-Doo’s Shaggy and US radio legend Casey Kasem dies aged 82 Casey's Top 40

Voice of Scooby-Doo’s Shaggy and US radio legend Casey Kasem dies aged 82

It follows a long battle with a form of dementia.

Saturday 14 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge Is your $700k mansion about to fall off a cliff? It might be better to just set it on fire Ah Well This post contains images

Is your $700k mansion about to fall off a cliff? It might be better to just set it on fire

Please don’t actually set your mansion on fire.

Friday 13 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge Harrison Ford hospitalised after accident on set of new Star Wars film Star Wars

Harrison Ford hospitalised after accident on set of new Star Wars film

The actor suffered a suspected broken ankle in yesterday’s accident.

From TheJournal.ie How does the toad cross the road? With help from a detour of a major street Frogger

How does the toad cross the road? With help from a detour of a major street

A busy Philadelphia street is detoured in the summer to allow toads cross.

Thursday 12 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie George HW Bush turns 90… and does a parachute jump George Jumpya Bush

George HW Bush turns 90… and does a parachute jump

It was his eighth parachute jump.

Twitter’s COO resigns from role amid slow growth problems

The change means Twitter’s CEO Dick Costolo wants to see direct involvement from both the company’s engineering and product teams to help improve user growth.

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested for trying to shoot the moon Shoot The Moon

Man arrested for trying to shoot the moon

Literally. Shoot the moon. With a handgun.

Wednesday 11 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge California mayor caught throwing dog sh*t into neighbour’s garden Dog Waste
From The Daily Edge A woman is fighting to change her daughter’s middle name to ‘Awesome’ Awesome

Tuesday 10 June, 2014

From The Score In pictures: having a game of astro is spectacular in Rio Brazil 2014

In pictures: having a game of astro is spectacular in Rio

It almost like you’re at the World Cup, right?

From The Daily Edge A couple used a raging wildfire as a backdrop for this amazing wedding photo Little Sparks
From TheJournal.ie Gunman kills student during school shooting Portland

Gunman kills student during school shooting

Students were told there was a lockdown and to go to their classrooms. They were later evacuated from the school.

From The Daily Edge This woman had one wish for her 100th birthday… and she just got it Happy Birthday
From TheJournal.ie This selfie is worth €37 million* NOT FOR SALE

This selfie is worth €37 million*

*Okay, we’re sick of selfies too, but this one is worth serious cash.

From The Score 5 things to watch in Game 3 of the NBA Finals tonight Ball So Hard

5 things to watch in Game 3 of the NBA Finals tonight

Welcome to Miami. The series is back in South Beach this evening.

From TheJournal.ie Boko Haram kidnap 20 women close to where 300 schoolgirls were abducted in April Thousands Killed

Boko Haram kidnap 20 women close to where 300 schoolgirls were abducted in April

Eyewitnesses say the women were forced into vehicles at gunpoint.

Monday 9 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Seven arrested over sexual harassment during Egypt presidential celebrations Egypt

Seven arrested over sexual harassment during Egypt presidential celebrations

A video has emerged purportedly showing a teenage girl naked and surrounded by dozens of men in Tahrir Square during the inauguration celebrations.

From TheJournal.ie Hand-holding ‘mono mono’ twins released from hospital in time for Father’s Day Not A Dry Eye

Hand-holding ‘mono mono’ twins released from hospital in time for Father’s Day

The twin girls emerged from their mother’s womb last month holding hands.