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Thursday 8 August, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Cocaine worth €1.7m washes up on New Zealand beach Bethells Beach

Cocaine worth €1.7m washes up on New Zealand beach

Police have urged the public to hand in any more packages that turn up.

From TheJournal.ie Trump says he had 'amazing day' after meeting victims of latest mass shootings Terrorism

Trump says he had 'amazing day' after meeting victims of latest mass shootings

The US president faced protests as he met victims in Ohio and Texas, but the White House said he was ‘treated like a rock star’.

From TheJournal.ie Hundreds of undocumented migrants detained in US immigration raids Ice

Hundreds of undocumented migrants detained in US immigration raids

Some of the migrants will be released with electronic ankle monitors as they await a court hearing.

Wednesday 7 August, 2019

889 days later, Colin Kaepernick still waiting on NFL return

The former San Francisco 49ers star quarterback tweeted a video of himself working out.

From TheJournal.ie Monica Lewinsky producing latest American Crime Story series on Bill Clinton's impeachment Sex Scandal

Monica Lewinsky producing latest American Crime Story series on Bill Clinton's impeachment

Earlier editions of American Crime Story focused on the cases of OJ Simpson and the murder of Gianni Versace.

Arsenal agree deal for Tierney, closing in on Luiz - reports

A double swoop could see the Gunners’ defence considerably strengthened ahead of the new season.

Coleman's spot under threat as Everton sign Monaco right-back on season-long loan

The World Cup winner completed his medical at Goodison Park on Wednesday evening.

From TheJournal.ie 'Do something': Protesters greet Trump in Ohio as he visits mass shooting victims Dayton

'Do something': Protesters greet Trump in Ohio as he visits mass shooting victims

The US President will visit El Paso later today.

Gareth Bale snubbed again by Zidane

The Real Madrid star was omitted from squad to face Red Bull Salzburg in a friendly.

'I did not disrespect Arsenal,' says Koscielny after transfer row

‘You should be ashamed for the way you’ve left the club after nine years,’ tweeted former Arsenal striker Ian Wright.

Ryder Cup winner Olesen charged with sexual assault on London-bound flight

The Danish golfer has been suspended by the European Tour, and will appear in court on 21 August.

Alun Wyn Jones: Fatherhood helped me become a better captain

The Welsh Grand Slam-winning captain admits having children gave him some perspective on his playing career.

From TheJournal.ie Dozens of British Airways flights cancelled after IT failure London

Dozens of British Airways flights cancelled after IT failure

More than 200 other flights have been delayed as a result of the issue.

From TheJournal.ie Evidence of 19 million year old 'Herculean' parrot found in New Zealand New Zealand

Evidence of 19 million year old 'Herculean' parrot found in New Zealand

The bird would have been around one metre tall.

From TheJournal.ie Officers leading black man by a rope in Texas sparks outrage Galveston

Officers leading black man by a rope in Texas sparks outrage

Police said Donald Neely should have been taken to the station in a police car but only mounted officers were available.

Tuesday 6 August, 2019

From TheJournal.ie El Paso residents tell Trump to stay away as Republican governor in Ohio backs gun reforms Not Welcome

El Paso residents tell Trump to stay away as Republican governor in Ohio backs gun reforms

Locals in the predominantly-Latino border town said the president is part of the problem ahead of his visit tomorrow.

From TheJournal.ie UK police seize €43 million worth of heroin in record haul Drug Trafficking

UK police seize €43 million worth of heroin in record haul

The 398kg of heroin was bound for Antwerp in Belgium.

From TheJournal.ie Brazilian prisoner who tried to escape disguised as daughter found dead in his cell Clauvino Da Silva

Brazilian prisoner who tried to escape disguised as daughter found dead in his cell

Clauvino da Silva tried to walk out the front door of a Rio de Janeiro jail at the weekend.

Swiss charge German football officials with 2006 World Cup fraud

The charges relate to the true purpose of a payment of around €6.7 million in April 2005.

Chelsea staff 'turned blind eye' to sexual abuse

An independent report found that the club’s former chief scout was able to operate ‘unchallenged’, abusing boys in the 1970s.

Te'o and Brown cut from England squad, but 'may get another opportunity'

Eddie Jones, who will announce his 31-man squad early next week, is confident his side will be primed to win the World Cup.

From TheJournal.ie Barack Obama: Americans should reject leaders who 'normalise' racism Climate Of Fear

Barack Obama: Americans should reject leaders who 'normalise' racism

Obama did not mention President Trump by name.

From TheJournal.ie 'This is a major violation': US officially labels China a 'currency manipulator' Currency War

'This is a major violation': US officially labels China a 'currency manipulator'

President Donald Trump accused China of deliberately and improperly weakening its currency.

'If the manager hasn't signed anyone then he knows better than everyone else' - Henderson

Liverpool have added just teenagers Sepp Van Den Berg and Harvey Elliott this summer.

Monday 5 August, 2019

Phillip Cocu's reign as Derby boss begins with victory

He replaced Frank Lampard at Derby in July.

From TheJournal.ie Tesco axes 4,500 supermarket jobs in the UK Tesco

Tesco axes 4,500 supermarket jobs in the UK

Irish operations will not be affected by the cuts.

From TheJournal.ie Trump condemns white supremacy and racism after shootings Gun Laws

Trump condemns white supremacy and racism after shootings

“We must have something good, if not GREAT, come out of these two tragic events!” Trump wrote on Twitter.

Celtic will face Slavia Prague in Champions League play-off if they overcome Cluj

The Czech giants were knocked out of the Europa League quarter-finals by Chelsea last season.

From TheJournal.ie 'Darkest day in Indian democracy': India abolishes Kashmir's special status with rush decree Presidential Decree

'Darkest day in Indian democracy': India abolishes Kashmir's special status with rush decree

The government imposed a security lockdown on the Indian-administered part of Kashmir this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Trump says 'hate has no place' in US, but also blames mental illness for mass shootings Mass Shootings

Trump says 'hate has no place' in US, but also blames mental illness for mass shootings

Trump will make a televised address later today.

Sunday 4 August, 2019

Hamilton denies young rival to take thrilling Hungarian Grand Prix

The 34-year-old defending five-time world champion edged out Max Verstappen.

Australia dominate England in Ashes opener

Matthew Wade marked his first Test for nearly two years with a fine 110.

Rangers launch campaign with last-gasp victory over Kilmarnock

Steven Gerrard’s team enjoyed a winning start to their campaign.

From TheJournal.ie Kevin Spacey makes first public appearance in two years in Rome Public Appearance

Kevin Spacey makes first public appearance in two years in Rome

Spacey is under investigation for sexual assaults in the US and Britain.

From TheJournal.ie Frenchman uses his jet-powered hoverboard to cross the channel after initial failure Flying High

Frenchman uses his jet-powered hoverboard to cross the channel after initial failure

The five turbines on the former jet-ski champion’s craft propel him at speeds of up to 190 kilometres an hour.

Saturday 3 August, 2019

Sancho shines as Dortmund deny Bayern in German Super Cup

Ryan Johansson, the teenager who is currently taking an appeal to Fifa so as to be eligible to play for Ireland, was an unused substitute for Bayern.

New signing James keeps cool to give United victory over AC Milan

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer played down rumours that Paul Pogba’s absence is down to his trying to force through a move to Real Madrid.

From TheJournal.ie Hundreds detained during unauthorised protests in Russia Moscow

Hundreds detained during unauthorised protests in Russia

The protests come following a refusal to allow some opposition politicians to run in the September polls.

Rodgers regrets impending departure of 'special' Maguire

The Foxes boss says it’s ‘an incredible bit of business’ however.