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Today’s News

From TheJournal.ie Pope Francis removes two scandal-hit cardinals from his inner circle Tainted

Pope Francis removes two scandal-hit cardinals from his inner circle

George Pell and Francisco Javier Errazuriz were both removed from the C9 Council of Cardinals.

Van Dijk targets Champions League glory after Liverpool escape

‘You need to have dreams, you need to go for it, otherwise why would you be a footballer?’

City of Oakland to sue Raiders and NFL over 'illegal' Vegas move

The lawsuit describes the NFL as a ‘cartel’ and aims to recover damages arising from the team’s exit.

From TheJournal.ie Strasbourg attack: Gunman who killed three people at Christmas market identified France

Strasbourg attack: Gunman who killed three people at Christmas market identified

The killer opened fire at around 8pm on one of the city’s busiest streets.

'He has to go' - Cheika's position 'untenable', says Wallabies legend Burke

The Australia head coach is under pressure with less than a year to go before the World Cup kicks off.

From TheJournal.ie Judge orders Stormy Daniels to pay Donald Trump nearly $300,000 in legal fees Defamation

Judge orders Stormy Daniels to pay Donald Trump nearly $300,000 in legal fees

Daniels in her dismissed suit had accused Trump of defamation for characterising as a “total con job” her claims of a presidential affair.

From TheJournal.ie Canadian court grants Huawei executive bail in ongoing diplomatic spat between China and US Meng Wanzhou

Canadian court grants Huawei executive bail in ongoing diplomatic spat between China and US

Meng Wanzhou has been held since 1 December in Canada on an American extradition request.

Yesterday’s News

'It was amazing': Klopp hails Alisson's wonder-save Super Keeper This post contains videos

'It was amazing': Klopp hails Alisson's wonder-save

The Liverpool ‘keeper produced a brilliant stop to deny Arkadiusz Milik in stoppage-time at Anfield.

From TheJournal.ie Trump accused of 'temper tantrum' after White House meeting with Democrats descends into row Getting Testy This post contains videos

Trump accused of 'temper tantrum' after White House meeting with Democrats descends into row

Trump threatened to shut down the government if the border wall is not paid for.

Late Lucas strike in Barcelona sends Tottenham through to last 16

Mauricio Pochettino’s side secured a 1-1 draw against Barcelona, which was enough to see them progress.

From TheJournal.ie Charlottesville neo-Nazi murderer sentenced to life in prison plus 419 years Charlottesville This post contains videos

Charlottesville neo-Nazi murderer sentenced to life in prison plus 419 years

James Alex Fields (21) was convicted of murdering 32-year-old paralegal Heather Heyer.

From TheJournal.ie Nasa's Voyager 2 reaches interstellar space 41 years after launch Interstellar

Nasa's Voyager 2 reaches interstellar space 41 years after launch

Voyager 2 is now more than 18 billion kilometres from Earth.

From TheJournal.ie Simon Coveney: 'Renegotiating a deal that took two years to agree on doesn't seem realistic' Backstop

Simon Coveney: 'Renegotiating a deal that took two years to agree on doesn't seem realistic'

Jean-Claude Juncker said there’s “no room whatsoever for the renegotiation” of the Brexit deal.

From TheJournal.ie Two Californian nuns embezzled school funds and used it to gamble in Las Vegas Sister Act

Two Californian nuns embezzled school funds and used it to gamble in Las Vegas

The two Sisters embezzled about $500,000, and used the funds over the years for travel and gambling in Las Vegas.

From TheJournal.ie Huawei executive detained in Canada seeks bail and electronic monitoring Sanctions

Huawei executive detained in Canada seeks bail and electronic monitoring

Meng Wanzhou faces US fraud charges related to alleged sanctions-breaking dealings with Iran.

From TheJournal.ie 'For us, this is nonsense': Yellow vest protesters slam Macron's 'crumbs' speech Minimum Wage

'For us, this is nonsense': Yellow vest protesters slam Macron's 'crumbs' speech

After three weeks of large scale protests, Macron announced last night that the minimum wage would be increased.

Monday 10 December, 2018

Unfortunate own goal for Coleman but Silva has last laugh after thrilling draw against Watford

Everton defender Lucas Digne’s last-gasp free-kick rescued a dramatic 2-2 draw at Goodison Park.

From TheJournal.ie Emmanuel Macron addresses nation and pledges wage increase in response to gilets jaunes Republic In Crisis This post contains videos

Emmanuel Macron addresses nation and pledges wage increase in response to gilets jaunes

Macron also rolled back on an unpopular increase in taxes on pensioners.

French teenager in intensive care after suffering heart attack while playing rugby

Nicolas Chauvin, 19, suffered the cardiac arrest while playing for the Stade Francais youth academy.

From TheJournal.ie Former Russian policeman found guilty of carrying out 56 murders, bringing total spree to 78 killings Serial Killer

Former Russian policeman found guilty of carrying out 56 murders, bringing total spree to 78 killings

The conviction makes Mikhail Popkov Russia’s worst-known serial killer of recent times.

From TheJournal.ie Two doctors probed over footballer Astori's death Italy

Two doctors probed over footballer Astori's death

The doctors declared former Italy international footballer Davide Astori fit to play despite evidence he suffered from a heart condition.

Liverpool legend Barnes weighs in on Sterling racism debate and points finger at the media Having His Say This post contains videos

Liverpool legend Barnes weighs in on Sterling racism debate and points finger at the media

The PFA have also backed the Manchester City and England star after he was verbally abused at Stamford Bridge on Saturday.

Decision on under-fire Cheika's Wallabies future to be finalised 'ahead of Christmas'

Rugby Australia chairman Cameron Clyne said the board will conduct a review and make a decision in the next two weeks

From TheJournal.ie Theresa May in final bid to win support ahead of tomorrow's vote Brexit

Theresa May in final bid to win support ahead of tomorrow's vote

European Court of Justice ruled today that Britain can reverse the Brexit process.

From TheJournal.ie Former Nissan chairman charged with financial misconduct Carlos Ghosn

Former Nissan chairman charged with financial misconduct

Ghosn has been charged with under-declaring his income by some €38 million.

Sunday 9 December, 2018

River Plate come from behind to beat Boca in thrilling Copa Libertadores showdown

Juan Fernando Quintero’s stunning extra-time strike set his side on course for victory in Madrid.

From TheJournal.ie 'Don't insult my country': France tells Trump to stop interfering in its politics YELLOW VESTS

'Don't insult my country': France tells Trump to stop interfering in its politics

Trump yesterday posted two tweets referring to the “yellow vest” anti-government protests.

'Not good enough': Rangers lose valuable ground in Scottish title race

Steven Gerrard’s side were frustrated by 10-man Dundee.

Emotional Oosthuizen ends 33-month winless run by lifting SA Open trophy

‘This is a very special victory for me.’

From TheJournal.ie Over 1,700 arrested in latest 'yellow vest' protests in France Protests

Over 1,700 arrested in latest 'yellow vest' protests in France

Protesters set fire to cars, burned barricades and smashed windows in pockets of violence across the city.

From TheJournal.ie China summons Canadian ambassador over 'unconscionable, vile' detention of Huawei exec Meng Wanzhou

China summons Canadian ambassador over 'unconscionable, vile' detention of Huawei exec

Meng Wanzhou has been held since 1 December in Canada on an American extradition request.

Three-weight world champion Lomachenko unifies lightweight belts with explosive finish

The Ukrainian knocked down Jose Pedraza twice in the 11th round before clinching a unanimous decision win.

Saturday 8 December, 2018

England's 18-year-old star Sancho scores derby winner as Dortmund go nine points clear

Jadon Sancho scored his sixth Bundesliga goal of the season as Borussia Dortmund saw off Schalke.

Celtic storm back top of the Scottish Premiership with crushing win over Kilmarnock

Brendan Rodgers’ side romped to a 5-1 win on Saturday to return to the top of the table.

England, Scotland drawn alongside Japan in same Women's World Cup group

World champions United States are drawn alongside Sweden, Thailand and Chile.

Rashford and Lukaku on the scoresheet as Man United record biggest victory in 13 months

Rashford and Lukaku on the scoresheet as Man United record biggest victory in 13 months

Jose Mourinho’s men easily dispatched struggling Fulham at Old Trafford on Saturday.

From TheJournal.ie Banksy has been Banksied: Artist's works on show in Madrid without his approval Banksy

Banksy has been Banksied: Artist's works on show in Madrid without his approval

“Genius or Vandal?” opened at the Ifema centre in the Spanish capital and will run until March 10.

From TheJournal.ie Over 700 arrested in early morning clashes at Paris 'yellow vest' protests Gilets Jaunes

Over 700 arrested in early morning clashes at Paris 'yellow vest' protests

Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said 481 people had been detained in Paris.

From TheJournal.ie One woman and five children killed in stampede at Italian nightclub Corinaldo

One woman and five children killed in stampede at Italian nightclub

At least 100 others were injured, Italy’s fire service said.

From TheJournal.ie Tourist sites closed and 8,000 police officers deployed to prevent repeat of 'yellow vest' riot Paris

Tourist sites closed and 8,000 police officers deployed to prevent repeat of 'yellow vest' riot

A number of tourist sites will be closed in Paris today ahead of more demonstrations.

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