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Monday 14 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Cypriots file ‘war crimes’ complaint against Turkey at International Criminal Court Cyprus

Cypriots file ‘war crimes’ complaint against Turkey at International Criminal Court

Complaint criticises Turkish settlement activity in breakaway northern Cyprus.

From TheJournal.ie Church of England votes to allow women become bishops Top Ranks

Church of England votes to allow women become bishops

The General Synod approved the historic measure at its meeting in York in northern England today.

Saturday 12 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge Tommy Ramone, the last of the Ramones, dies aged 62 RIP

Tommy Ramone, the last of the Ramones, dies aged 62

Tommy co-founded the Ramones with Joey, DeeDee and Johnny Ramone in 1974.

From TheJournal.ie Three injured – one with suspected leg fracture – during Pamplona bull run Keep On Running

Three injured – one with suspected leg fracture – during Pamplona bull run

An anti-slip coating had been put on the street’s cobblestones to try and lessen injuries after rain overnight.

From The Daily Edge Comedian Tracy Morgan sues Wal-Mart over deadly truck crash Lawsuit

Comedian Tracy Morgan sues Wal-Mart over deadly truck crash

The six-car collision last month seriously injured Morgan and killed another comedian.

Friday 11 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Same-sex ballroom dancing couples could be banned under new UK rules It Takes Two To Tango

Same-sex ballroom dancing couples could be banned under new UK rules

Equality advocates and same-sex dancers called the move discriminatory.

Soon you could be able to roll up your TV and bring it with you

LG has developed a flexible display which could lead to it producing TVs that are larger than 50 inches diagonally and can be rolled up.

From TheJournal.ie Baby ‘cured’ of HIV has relapsed Setback

Baby ‘cured’ of HIV has relapsed

The news is a setback to hopes that very early treatment with powerful HIV drugs might reverse the infection.

Thursday 10 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Germany expels top US spy from Berlin over espionage claims Expelled

Germany expels top US spy from Berlin over espionage claims

Incident is the latest episode in allegations of US spying in Germany.

Child labour allegations lands Samsung in hot water

The company is investigating claims that one of its suppliers in China hired children and student workers under the legal working age and made them work for 11 hours a day without social insurance.

From TheJournal.ie Author of ‘How to Survive the Bulls of Pamplona’ gored by the bulls of Pamplona Ouch
From TheJournal.ie Syrian rebels storm Sunni village, leaving 14 dead Conflict

Syrian rebels storm Sunni village, leaving 14 dead

Both State media and the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported the attack.

From TheJournal.ie Man kills four of his children and two adults in domestic dispute Texas

Man kills four of his children and two adults in domestic dispute

The man also critically injured his 15-year-old daughter.

Wednesday 9 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge US pilot treats passengers to pizza after storms delay flight Pizza Pie In The Sky
From TheJournal.ie Two people gored at the running of the bulls in Pamplona Gory

Two people gored at the running of the bulls in Pamplona

One person was gored in the chest and another in the leg in today’s run.

Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Ford recalls 100,000 vehicles in North America over safety concerns

Car maker says no injuries or accidents have been reported in connection with the defects.

From TheJournal.ie Forgotten smallpox vials discovered in US research centre Smallpox

Forgotten smallpox vials discovered in US research centre

World health authorities had believed the only samples left of the disease were safely and securely stored away.

This device reads out printed text to the blind in real-time

The FingerReader only requires the wearer to point at the text, and uses a small camera to scan the text before reading it aloud.

Monday 7 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Europe wants to spend €1.2 billion on brains (but scientists are angry about it) Brainzzzzzzzz

Europe wants to spend €1.2 billion on brains (but scientists are angry about it)

Neuroscientists have warned it could be a waste of money.

From The Score Unstoppable UFC champion Ronda Rousey takes opponent out in 16 seconds DEVASTATING

Unstoppable UFC champion Ronda Rousey takes opponent out in 16 seconds

The unbeaten bantamweight stopped Alexis Davis in the first round over the weekend.

From TheJournal.ie British Government expected to launch child sex abuse investigation Westminster

British Government expected to launch child sex abuse investigation

The Home Office has admitted that 114 official files relating to claims of child abuse have been lost or destroyed.

From TheJournal.ie Hamas vows Israel will pay ‘a tremendous price’ after 7 militants are killed Gaza

Hamas vows Israel will pay ‘a tremendous price’ after 7 militants are killed

The men were killed in an early morning airstrike.

Saturday 5 July, 2014

From The Score One-handed MMA fighter looks for championship win MMA

One-handed MMA fighter looks for championship win

Nick Newell fights for a belt tonight on US TV.

Friday 4 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Parents of autistic boy arrested for locking him in a metal cage False Imprisonment

Parents of autistic boy arrested for locking him in a metal cage

Officers searched the house after an anonymous tipster called Orange County Child Protective Services.

From TheJournal.ie Israel moves forces to border as rockets fired from Gaza Rocket Fire

Israel moves forces to border as rockets fired from Gaza

Israel said the show of force on the Gaza border was a defence measure.

Thursday 3 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Two dead after bridge collapses on bus in World Cup host city Brazil

Two dead after bridge collapses on bus in World Cup host city

Another nineteen are believed to have been injured in the incident.

From The Daily Edge Someone stole a bench used in The Fault In Our Stars from a street in Amsterdam Tfios

Someone stole a bench used in The Fault In Our Stars from a street in Amsterdam

The bench had become a tourist attraction for fans of the film visiting the city.

From TheJournal.ie Sarkozy says France is trying to ‘humiliate and destroy’ him Non Coupable

Sarkozy says France is trying to ‘humiliate and destroy’ him

The former French President took to the airwaves to fight back.

Wednesday 2 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge Fat camps in the states are offering pudgy pets ‘pawlates’ to lose weight Doga
From TheJournal.ie Oscar Pistorius severely traumatised and a ‘suicide risk’ South Africa

Oscar Pistorius severely traumatised and a ‘suicide risk’

A medical expert told a court in South Africa today that the runner’s condition is likely to worsen.

Tuesday 1 July, 2014

From The Score Nadal loses to 19-year-old Kyrgios at Wimbledon Shock

Nadal loses to 19-year-old Kyrgios at Wimbledon

The 144th-ranked Kyrgios, a wild-card entry, hit 37 aces.

From The Daily Edge Dog pukes up missing wedding ring five years after it was lost Puked His Ring
From TheJournal.ie US companies who object to contraception on religious grounds won’t have to pay for it Obamacare

US companies who object to contraception on religious grounds won’t have to pay for it

The Supreme Court has decided on a long-running dispute about whether companies can opt out of certain aspects of employee health insurance.

From TheJournal.ie US sends 300 more troops to Iraq Feet On The Ground

US sends 300 more troops to Iraq

The move raises the total U.S. troop presence in Iraq to approximately 750, the Pentagon said.

Monday 30 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Obama says he won’t wait any longer for immigration reform Time's Up

Obama says he won’t wait any longer for immigration reform

Obama said there are enough Republicans and Democrats in the House to pass an immigration bill today.

From The Daily Edge Plane’s evacuation slide accidentally inflates in mid-flight… inside the cabin Whoosh

Plane’s evacuation slide accidentally inflates in mid-flight… inside the cabin

“I thought to myself, ‘I hope there’s nobody in the restroom.’”

From TheJournal.ie Oscar Pistorius was NOT suffering from a mental illness when he killed Reeva Steenkamp Sound Mind

Oscar Pistorius was NOT suffering from a mental illness when he killed Reeva Steenkamp

The trial has returned after a month break in which Pistorius underwent tests.

From TheJournal.ie ISIS declares a new Islamic state in Iraq Isis

ISIS declares a new Islamic state in Iraq

Muslim extremists have long dreamed of recreating the Islamic state, or caliphate, that ruled over the Middle East, much of North Africa and beyond in various forms.

From The Score After Wade and LeBron… Bosh tells Heat he opts out too Big Three

After Wade and LeBron… Bosh tells Heat he opts out too

Puffy’s gonna be the last guy left in South Beach at this rate.

Sunday 29 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Woman burned alive after family refuses marriage proposal Tragedy

Woman burned alive after family refuses marriage proposal

A couple were also killed for marrying without consent.