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More than 90 water marches planned for tomorrow - ‎2 hours ago‎
Minister for Finance Michael Noonan has said decisions on just how much people will end up paying for water will be announced in the next couple of weeks.
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Burkina Faso Leader Counters Calls for Resignation With Offer of Talks

New York Times - ‎6 hours ago‎
Newspapers for sale in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, on Friday featured front-page articles about the turmoil in neighboring Burkina Faso.
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Engine failure may have led to rocket explosion - ‎18 minutes ago‎
Accident investigators for Orbital Sciences are looking closely at a potential first-stage engine problem after its high-profile rocket launch explosion last Tuesday.
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An Orbital Sciences Corporation Antares rocket, with the Cygnus spacecraft onboard, as it suffered a catastrophic anomaly moments after launch from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport Pad 0A on October 28, 2014, at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. The Cygnus spacecraft was filled with about 5,000 pounds of supplies slated for the International Space Station, including science experiments, experiment hardware, spare parts, and crew ...
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Judge rejects Ebola quarantine for nurse

Daily Mail - ‎36 minutes ago‎
Judge Charles C. LaVerdiere said there's no need to restrict her movements because she's not showing symptoms of Ebola. By Associated Press.
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No hope of survivors in Sri Lanka landslide as over 100 dead

Irish Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
Displaced people console each other at a relief centre 249kms towards the interior from Colombo, Sri Lanka. A landslide at a plantation buried a row of worker homes early on October 29th.
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Hungary's Orban shelves Internet tax after demos

Bangkok Post - ‎21 minutes ago‎
Hungary's prime minister on Friday shelved plans to introduce an Internet tax that had sparked major demonstrations and further concerns about civil liberties in the EU member state.
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Foreign fighters stream into Syria: US officials

Economic Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
WASHINGTON: Foreign fighters are streaming into Syria at a rate of roughly 1,000 a month, with no let-up in the flow despite international efforts to stem the tide, US officials said today.
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 Islamic State’s Chinese Missiles Poised To Take U.S. Aircraft Out Of The Skies Over Syria, Video According to The New York Times and the Saudi owned pan-Arab news network al-Arabiya, the Islamic State has added Chinese Manpads to its growing arsenal of sophisticated weapons.   During a battle near the northern Iraq city of Baiji an IS fighter used a Chinese-made FN6 surface-to-air missile to shoot down an Iraqi Army Mi-35M attack helicopter....
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Israeli left-wingers urge Spanish parliament to recognize Palestinian state

Jerusalem Post - ‎9 minutes ago‎
Hundreds of prominent left-wing figures from politics, academia, the arts, the media, and the military signed a letter on Friday urging the Spanish parliament to vote in favor of recognizing a Palestinian state.
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Soldier found not guilty of assaulting two gardaí

Irish Examiner - ‎3 hours ago‎
A young Dublin soldier has been found not guilty of assaulting two gardaí at an after party of his 21st in his Tallaght home last year.
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Phil Hogan: 'Pay for water or pay more income tax'

Irish Independent - ‎1 hour ago‎
Former Environment Minister Phil Hogan has said people will be forced to pay more income tax if they do not pay water charges. Share.
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Gardaí renew murder appeal on man shot dead in Dublin

Irish Examiner - ‎4 hours ago‎
Gardaí in Dublin have renewed their appeal for information about the murder of a 33-year-old man in the city centre last weekend.
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Mum stabbed so hard knife cut through bone, court told - ‎4 hours ago‎
"Significant force" was used to inflict fatal stab wounds on the body of a tragic mother, a court heard. Also in this section.
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RBS Sets Aside $640 Million to Cover Forex Probes

Wall Street Journal - ‎1 hour ago‎
LONDON— Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC on Friday said it set aside £400 million ($640 million) to cover potential fines for the alleged manipulation of foreign-exchange rates, as the U.K.
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Retail sales in Germany experience worse slump in seven years

Irish Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble says confidence is central to economic growth after drop in German retail spending. Picture: Reuters.
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Cheap small business loans get green light

Irish Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
German finance minister Wolfgang Schauble and his counterpart Michael Noonan signed off on today's deal. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times.
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Apple warns its shareholders it may have to pay tax back to Ireland

Irish Independent - ‎5 hours ago‎
Ailish O'Hora Twitter · Email. Published 31/10/2014 | 09:21. 0 Comments; Share. Facebook · Twitter · Google · Email.
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Virgin boss Richard Branson tells all over New York lunch

Irish Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
Chicken or beef?” The call of the Virgin Atlantic trolley-pusher escapes my lips as Sir Richard Branson consults his menu. Without looking up, the philanthropic entrepreneur-adventurer tells me he gave up beef nine months ago, having read what cattle ...
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Car clocking still costing Irish motorists millions of euros

Irish Times - ‎7 hours ago‎
Turning back the mileage is adding billions to the values of used cars across Europe. Neil Briscoe. Topics: Life & Style · Motors · Deirdre Clune · Fine Gael · National Car Testing Service · Safety Authority · Transport Committee · Revenue Commissioners ...

Calling all hardware hackers! The Dublin Hardware Hackathon kicks off tomorrow

JOE - ‎2 hours ago‎
This is your last chance to buy tickets ahead of the Dublin Hardware Hackathon. So if you're a techy inventor on the rise you better get clicking!
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Pic: Irish lad dresses up in a predictable but funny Tinder Halloween costume

JOE - ‎4 hours ago‎
We'll probably see a lot of people swiping this idea... swipe, Tinder... forget it... We cannot wait to head out tonight and see the creativity of Irish people in overload because it's Halloween and we all love dressing up.
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'My da used to sell sandwiches outside Croke Park!' The Script delighted to play ...

Irish Independent - ‎4 hours ago‎
Freya Drohan. Published 31/10/2014 | 13:56. 0 Comments; Share. Facebook · Twitter · Google · Email. Irish band The Script will headline Dublin's Croke Park stadium on June 20th 2015, after years of dreaming about it.
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Disney deal helps author Eoin Colfer to €1.8m profit

Irish Independent - ‎10 hours ago‎
Gordon Deegan. Published 31/10/2014 | 08:11. 0 Comments; Share. Facebook · Twitter · Google · Email. 01 of 2. Previous; Next.
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Amanda Holden confirms all four judges will return to Britain's Got Talent

Daily Mail - ‎2 hours ago‎
Amanda Holden has said all four Britain's Got Talent judges will return for series nine next year. The blonde beauty revealed that she, David Walliams, Simon Cowell and Alesha Dixon will continue to appear together for the fourth year in a row.

Man Utd fan having a giraffe with Van Gaal animal pictures – but will stop ...

Mancunian Matters - ‎3 hours ago‎
Is it a bird or is it a plane? No, it's a parrot with Louis van Gaal's face! Manchester United are yet to get fans purring this season and life-long fan Alwyn Payne is commemorating the team's poor form with a series of animal-inspired images of the new boss.
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Rooney fit, Falcao out United manager Louis van Gaal says captain Wayne Rooney will return for the Reds away to Manchester City on Sunday, but Radamel Falcao misses out through injury. Get the latest team news on
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In-vitro growth of 3D spinal cord observed for first time - ‎7 hours ago‎
A research group in Dresden, Germany, has demonstrated in-vitro growth of a 3D spinal cord from mouse stem cells for the first time.
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Chinese spacecraft snaps breathtakingly beautiful photos of the Earth and moon

Tech Times - ‎5 hours ago‎
That's one step for space engineering, one giant leap for science photography. The Chinese lunar test mission Chang'e 5T1 captured a collection of seriously epic photos from the far side of the moon.
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Rehab chief Mo Flynn to receive salary of €140000

Irish Times - ‎8 hours ago‎
Mo Flynn: 'It's time to get the focus back on what people in Rehab really do.' Photograph: Frank Miller. Carl O'Brien, Tim O'Brien.
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Claims senior nurse was 'under the influence' of alcohol at work withdrawn

Irish Independent - ‎1 hour ago‎
AN allegation that a senior nurse had been under the influence of alcohol while at work has been withdrawn. Share. Facebook · Twitter · Google · Email.
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