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Today’s News

From TheJournal.ie Anger rises in Italy as search for Genoa bridge survivors enters day four Genoa

Anger rises in Italy as search for Genoa bridge survivors enters day four

Italy’s populist government has intensified its attacks on the viaduct operator following Tuesday’s incident.

From TheJournal.ie US police chief defends using taser on 87-year-old grandmother cutting dandelions Martha Al-bishara

US police chief defends using taser on 87-year-old grandmother cutting dandelions

The police stunned her with a taser and handcuffed her after she failed to follow instructions to drop a knife.

From TheJournal.ie Military parade ordered by Trump postponed after costs spiral over €79 million On Hold

Military parade ordered by Trump postponed after costs spiral over €79 million

Trump had ordered the show of air power after being impressed by France’s Bastille Day parade last year.

From TheJournal.ie A French chef with 21 Michelin stars is battling his eviction from the Eiffel Tower Lofty Perch

A French chef with 21 Michelin stars is battling his eviction from the Eiffel Tower

Alain Ducasse has run the restaurant in the tower for a decade.

Yesterday’s News

Snedeker drains 20-foot birdie putt to join exclusive club with sizzling 59 Go Low This post contains videos

Snedeker drains 20-foot birdie putt to join exclusive club with sizzling 59

He finished with 10 birdies, six pars and an eagle.

Kolisi keeps captaincy as Rassie welcomes Etzebeth and Whitely back for 'Boks

Handre Pollard returns to the number 10 shirt as South Africa open the Rugby Championship against Argentina.

BeIN Sports claim 'irrefutable evidence' of Saudi Arabia-based piracy

“The illegal channel beoutQ is backed by Saudi nationals and openly promoted by leading Saudi figures.”

England out-half Cipriani fined after pleading guilty to common assault

The Gloucester star also pleaded guilty to resisting arrest.

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From TheJournal.ie Judge rules sufficient evidence to allow Kim Jong Nam murder trial to continue Malaysia

Judge rules sufficient evidence to allow Kim Jong Nam murder trial to continue

The judge said the evidence presented in court since the trial started in October pointed to a “well-planned conspiracy”.

All Blacks stick with Barrett as Mo'unga misses out while injuries force Australia changes

The Australians are desperate for a win at ANZ Stadium in a fixture that doubles as the first Bledisloe Cup Test.

Cristiano Ronaldo and 5 other new signings to watch in Serie A

Champions Juventus top the spree with €235 million invested in new players.

From TheJournal.ie New Zealand passes law banning sales of homes to most foreigners Property

New Zealand passes law banning sales of homes to most foreigners

The law comes after the Prime Minister vowed to make housing more affordable before her election last year.

From TheJournal.ie Trump under fire for blacklisting former CIA director who said he lacked 'decency' Banana Republic

Trump under fire for blacklisting former CIA director who said he lacked 'decency'

Former secretary of state John Kerry accused the US President of “personal petty politics”.

Wayne Rooney continues excellent start to life in US Rejuvenated This post contains videos

Wayne Rooney continues excellent start to life in US

His club, DC United, are fighting for their Major League Soccer play-off lives.

From TheJournal.ie 'I escaped hell': Lorry driver describes narrow escape as rescue efforts continue in Genoa Bridge Collapse

'I escaped hell': Lorry driver describes narrow escape as rescue efforts continue in Genoa

The Italian government has said that the tragedy “could have been avoided”.

From TheJournal.ie Over 200 US news organisations launch #EnemyOfNone campaign against Trump Free Press

Over 200 US news organisations launch #EnemyOfNone campaign against Trump

The newspapers will have editorials about the importance of an independent media and a social media hashtag #EnemyOfNone.

From TheJournal.ie The European demand for avocados has African farmers planting overtime Smashing It

The European demand for avocados has African farmers planting overtime

Kenyan farmers say that managing avocados is easier than coffee.

Wednesday 15 August, 2018

Atletico put four past Lopetegui's Real Madrid to lift Super Cup after extra-time

Goals from Diego Costa (2), Saul Niguez and Koke helped Diego Simeone’s side to victory.

'Too heavy' - Pogba's brother turned down by German third-tier club

Uerdingen, a former Bundesliga club, earned promotion to the third division in May.

Chelsea star quits international football at 27

Victor Moses played 37 times and scored 12 goals for the Super Eagles.

From TheJournal.ie Three children aged 8, 12 and 13 among 39 dead in Italy bridge collapse tragedy Genoa

Three children aged 8, 12 and 13 among 39 dead in Italy bridge collapse tragedy

The tragedy has focused anger on the structural problems that have dogged the decades old Morandi bridge.

From TheJournal.ie Boy (2) who was missing in Japanese woods for three days rescued unharmed Yo-chan

Boy (2) who was missing in Japanese woods for three days rescued unharmed

It is believed the boy may have drank river water to survive his ordeal.

From TheJournal.ie Exceptionally hot weather expected for another four years, researchers say Heating Up

Exceptionally hot weather expected for another four years, researchers say

Manmade global warming and a natural change in the Earth’s temperature will join forces over the coming years, the study suggested.

From TheJournal.ie Twitter suspends personal account of Infowars' host Alex Jones Infowars

Twitter suspends personal account of Infowars' host Alex Jones

It comes a week after Twitter said it would not follow other social media companies in banning Jones from its platform.

From TheJournal.ie Death toll following Genoa bridge collapse reaches 38 Genoa

Death toll following Genoa bridge collapse reaches 38

The Morandi bridge caved in during a heavy rainstorm in the northern port city yesterday

Croatian World Cup hero Mandzukic announces international retirement at 32

The second-highest goalscorer in the country’s history played his last game in the World Cup final.

From TheJournal.ie Vermont woman moves step closer to becoming first transgender governor in US Christine Hallquist

Vermont woman moves step closer to becoming first transgender governor in US

Christine Hallquist has won the Democratic gubernatorial nomination in the US state of Vermont.

From TheJournal.ie Man executed in Nebraska prison using untested lethal injection Fentanyl

Man executed in Nebraska prison using untested lethal injection

Carey Dean Moore received a lethal concoction containing diazepam, fentanyl and potassium chloride.

From TheJournal.ie Australian senator widely condemned for calling for 'final solution' to immigration Fraser Anning

Australian senator widely condemned for calling for 'final solution' to immigration

He also sparked widespread opposition by calling for a ban on Muslim migrants.

From TheJournal.ie Researchers discover new security flaw in Intel chips Foreshadow

Researchers discover new security flaw in Intel chips

The flaw could let hackers pry information from supposedly secure virtual vaults in Intel chips.

Tuesday 14 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Search for Genoa bridge collapse survivors continues under thousands of tonnes of rubble Bridge Collapse
From TheJournal.ie Dutch town overrun with deer plan to use lion manure to scare them off For Real Doe

Dutch town overrun with deer plan to use lion manure to scare them off

Zandvoort has over the past decade been invaded by thousands of the boisterous bucks.

Two-time world champion Alonso announces Formula One retirement

The 37-year-old Spaniard has 32 Grand Prix wins to his name in 17 seasons.

Russia World Cup hero returns to Valencia on loan

Denis Cheryshev was one of the standout performers at the tournament this summer.

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From TheJournal.ie Israel to host Eurovision after public broadcaster resolves funding row hours before deadline Eurovision

Israel to host Eurovision after public broadcaster resolves funding row hours before deadline

The country in May won the right to host next year’s Eurovision when Israeli singer Netta Barzilai won the 2018 contest.

'He’s like a lot of other pros - in a nursing home for their last days'

Ron Saunders, who guided Aston Villa to the 1981 English League crown, is suffering from dementia

Chelsea midfielder moves to AC Milan after disappointing spell in England

Tiemoue Bakayoko has signed on loan for the Italian club, with a €35 million option to buy in the summer.

Liverpool's Salah reported over allegedly using mobile while driving

Merseyside Police tweeted they had received the footage.

From TheJournal.ie 'Immense tragedy' - At least 30 dead after large section of motorway bridge collapses in Italy Genoa

'Immense tragedy' - At least 30 dead after large section of motorway bridge collapses in Italy

The incident happened near the port city of Genoa in the northwest of the country.

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