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Saturday 1 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Russia approves use of military in Ukraine RUSSIAN FORCES

Russia approves use of military in Ukraine

British Foreign Secretary William Hague condemned the decision stating that it is potentially grave threat to the sovereignty.

Friday 28 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman died of a toxic mix of drugs: NYC officials Tragic

Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman died of a toxic mix of drugs: NYC officials

The cocktail included heroin, cocaine, amphetamines and benzodiazepines.

From TheJournal.ie ‘Thousands at risk’ after Doctors Without Borders expelled from Myanmar Burma

‘Thousands at risk’ after Doctors Without Borders expelled from Myanmar

The government defended its decision, accusing the group of creating tensions and instability.

From TheJournal.ie Man wakes up in body bag at funeral home, says he’s definitely alive Oops

Man wakes up in body bag at funeral home, says he’s definitely alive

Family members say the 78-year-old told them he’s happy to be alive.

Bitcoin exchange MtGox files for bankruptcy after major theft

MtGox’s debts totaled more than $65 million and its chief executive said 850,000 bitcoin, worth several hundred million dollars, are unaccounted for.

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From The Score LeBron James makes comeback in bad-ass mask, leads Heat to win Masked Man

LeBron James makes comeback in bad-ass mask, leads Heat to win

The New York Knicks were taken apart South Beach.

Thursday 27 February, 2014

From The Score Boston Marathon bans bags as part of ramped-up security plan Boston Strong

Boston Marathon bans bags as part of ramped-up security plan

Irish runners travelling to the famous race will need to know the new stringent rules.

From TheJournal.ie NASA finds ‘bonanza’ of 715 new planets, but how many could support life? Uncharted Space
From The Daily Edge Irish dad describes shock after wife gives birth on pedestrian crossing Pavement

Irish dad describes shock after wife gives birth on pedestrian crossing

She was trying to hail a taxi in New York at the time.

Wednesday 26 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Students hacked to death and burned alive at their secondary school Islamic Militants

Students hacked to death and burned alive at their secondary school

Islamic militants set fire to a locked dormitory at the school in Nigeria and shot and killed anyone who tried to escape.

From The Daily Edge Couple find €7million in rare gold coins buried in their back garden Buried Treasure

Couple find €7million in rare gold coins buried in their back garden

They discovered the haul in a rusty old can, while out walking their dog.

From The Score Pro golfer backtracks after disparaging tweet about Michael Sam Mis-hit

Pro golfer backtracks after disparaging tweet about Michael Sam

The Amerian football star came out publicly recently.

Tuesday 25 February, 2014

From The Score Former boxing world champion killed in Venezuela RIP

Former boxing world champion killed in Venezuela

A former two-division WBA world champion Antonio Cermeno was found dead after being kidnapped.

From TheJournal.ie Uganda tabloid prints list of 200 ‘top’ gay people Uganda

Uganda tabloid prints list of 200 ‘top’ gay people

The Red Pepper tabloid published the list the day after a bill criminalising homosexuality was enacted.

Monday 24 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge Kids’ spelling bee postponed because organisers ran out of words Un-BEE-lievable

Kids’ spelling bee postponed because organisers ran out of words

The 11 and 13-year-old finalists left organisers choking on their dictionary dust.

Saturday 22 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge Video shop owner takes pity on customer arrested for not returning Jennifer Lopez video Late Fees

Video shop owner takes pity on customer arrested for not returning Jennifer Lopez video

The charges were dropped after the story went viral around the world.

Friday 21 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Obama to meet the Dalai Lama today despite stern warning from China Nice To Meet You

Obama to meet the Dalai Lama today despite stern warning from China

The meeting was only announced late last night and is being held behind closed doors.

Thursday 20 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Brooks cleared on charge of paying for photo of Prince William in a bikini No Strings

Brooks cleared on charge of paying for photo of Prince William in a bikini

The photo was taken at a 007-themed party that the prince was attending with Kate Middleton in 2006.

Wednesday 19 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie 84-year-old nun among three jailed in US for breaking into ‘Fort Knox of uranium’ Nuclear Nun

84-year-old nun among three jailed in US for breaking into ‘Fort Knox of uranium’

Sister Megan Rice led her supporters in singing “Sacred the land, sacred the water, sacred the sky, holy and true” during sentencing.

Tuesday 18 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Photos: 13 people killed in Kiev after police storm protest camp Ukraine

Photos: 13 people killed in Kiev after police storm protest camp

The violence today was the deadliest in nearly three months of anti-government protests.

From The Score Miami Dolphins bullying: Richie Incognito apologises for behaviour NFL

Miami Dolphins bullying: Richie Incognito apologises for behaviour

The offensive lineman says he acted like a big baby.

From The Daily Edge The US military is making pizza that never goes bad Future Food
From TheJournal.ie Nuclear talks back on in Vienna — but little optimism a deal can be agreed Curbs

Nuclear talks back on in Vienna — but little optimism a deal can be agreed

Iran and six world powers are hoping to reach a final deal on Tehran’s controversial nuclear programme.

Monday 17 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Activist says she was detained at Olympics over ‘Gay is OK’ flag Sochi

Activist says she was detained at Olympics over ‘Gay is OK’ flag

Police have denied that Vladimir Luxuria was detained, but she says she was held but not charged.

From The Daily Edge US students make gigantic snowball, wreak havoc on campus Snow No No

US students make gigantic snowball, wreak havoc on campus

The thing weighed over 57 stone. Can you IMAGINE?

Three former bankers charged in connection with UK lending rate fixing

It brings the total of people charged in relation to the scandal to six.

From The Score Augusta ice storm puts an end to Eisenhower Tree US Masters

Augusta ice storm puts an end to Eisenhower Tree

The famous tree at the 17th hole was removed yesterday.

Sunday 16 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge Jim Henson’s puppeteer son dies of heart attack at 48 RIP

Jim Henson’s puppeteer son dies of heart attack at 48

John Henson suffered the attack while playing in the snow with his daughter.

Saturday 15 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Both sides in Syrian dispute told: ‘Spend some time apart’ Civil War

Both sides in Syrian dispute told: ‘Spend some time apart’

Talks in Geneva have ended with no agreement and no date for a third round of negotiations set.

Friday 14 February, 2014

From The Score Miami Dolphins ‘bullying’ inquiry says Richie Incognito and two other players harassed Martin NFL
From The Daily Edge It’s now illegal to call your child ‘Facebook’ in parts of Mexico What's In A Name?
From TheJournal.ie Voter-mandated same-sex marriage ban ruled unconstitutional Marriage Equality

Voter-mandated same-sex marriage ban ruled unconstitutional

Virginia has become the first state in the south of the US to overturn a public prohibition of same-sex marriage.

Thursday 13 February, 2014

From The Score 10 things you need to know about the men’s Olympic hockey tournament Sochi 2014

10 things you need to know about the men’s Olympic hockey tournament

From the battle between Crosby and Ovechkin to much less fighting than you might expect.

Wednesday 12 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge ‘Sexy’ is literally this woman’s name, because she changed it yesterday Formerly Sheila
From TheJournal.ie Trial date set for Boston Marathon bombings suspect Court

Trial date set for Boston Marathon bombings suspect

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev could face the death penalty if found guilty.

Tuesday 11 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Families of women claiming to be Mandela’s daughters not seeking inheritance Paternity

Families of women claiming to be Mandela’s daughters not seeking inheritance

The two women were reportedly born during Mandela’s stormy marriage to Mase, with whom he had four children.

Monday 10 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg was the most generous American in 2013 Like

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg was the most generous American in 2013

He gave away 18 million shares of Facebook stock – guess how much that’s worth?

From TheJournal.ie Militants killed after accidental explosion during bomb-making lesson Baghdad

Militants killed after accidental explosion during bomb-making lesson

Seven car bombs as well as several explosive belts were found the area.

Saturday 8 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge TV bosses have axed US X Factor Axe Factor This post contains a poll

TV bosses have axed US X Factor

It’s all over for Simon Cowell’s baby in the States.

From The Score Shakhtar striker Maicon dies in a traffic accident RIP

Shakhtar striker Maicon dies in a traffic accident

The 25-year-old passed away early this morning, the club said.