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Five youths questioned over alleged rape of girl (15) in Dublin

Irish Times - ‎27 minutes ago‎
Gardaí have arrested five male youths for questioning about the alleged rape of a 15-year-old girl at a property in south Dublin.
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Farming special - Day 1: How farmers plan to vote in the next election

Irish Examiner - ‎3 hours ago‎
A quarter of farmers intend to vote for Fianna Fáil in the next election, with the Sinn Féin vote doubling in just 12 months. While Taoiseach Enda Kenny's party remains the most popular option among farmers, with 36% saying they intend to vote for Fine Gael in ...
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Front window of home taken out for 'Hatchet' Kavanagh's huge casket

Irish Independent - ‎32 minutes ago‎
A STRONG but discreet garda presence shadowed the funeral of gangster Gerard 'Hatchet' Kavanagh in his native Drimnagh amid fears of trouble surrounding the high-profile event.
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Obama begins mission to 'destroy' IS with Syria bombing campaign

Irish Independent - ‎7 minutes ago‎
The United States and several Gulf Arab allies launched air and missile strikes on Islamic State strongholds in Syria on Tuesday, U.S.
Obama: Syria strikes show 'this is not America's fight alone'
White House, allies planned aerial attacks on Islamic militants in Syria
Peter Clifford
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#SYRIA and IRAQ NEWS: Overnight US Forces, With Arab Allies, Attack Islamic State in Syria On Monday night US time, early morning in Europe and M.E., US forces fired missiles and attacked with bombers and jets numerous IS targets in Syria, particularly around the group's main base in Raqqah. The US assault was supported by Saudi Arabia, UAE, Jordan, Bahrain and Qatar. Assad was informed prior to the attack. *For More #Iraq and Syria News ...
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Kieran Donaghy slams Joe Brolly for "lazy journalism"

Irish Independent - ‎47 minutes ago‎
Published 23/09/2014 | 13:42. 0 Comments; Share. 21 September 2014; Kieran Donaghy, Kerry, celebrates after the game. GAA Football All Ireland Senior Championship Final, Kerry v Donegal.
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Obama Takes UN Rostrum to Back World Emissions Cuts

Wall Street Journal - ‎19 minutes ago‎
President Barack Obama will use a speech at the United Nations on Tuesday to argue that the U.S. is ready to lead in a new set of global climate-change negotiations, despite uncertain commitment to emissions cuts from U.S.
UN Climate Summit Opens, Aiming to Shape Global Agreement
More than 100 world leaders told at United Nations to act now on climate change
United Nations
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The #Climate2014 Summit is here! At the opening ceremony, world leaders just saw the debut of "What’s Possible”, a film from Moving Art by Louis Schwartzberg & Watch: More than 120 Heads of State and Government are joining business and civil society leaders for the UN Climate Summit that aims to mobilize political will for a meaningful legal agreement on climate change in 2015 and deliver concrete new commitments. Find out more abou...
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Israel's army kills Palestinians suspected in teens' murder

Toronto Star - ‎1 hour ago‎
JERUSALEM—Israeli special forces stormed a West Bank hideout early on Tuesday and killed two Palestinians suspected in the June abduction and slaying of three Israeli teenagers, a gruesome attack that had triggered a chain of events that led to the war ...
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Life Term for China Scholar Chills Ethnic Dialogue

ABC News - ‎3 minutes ago‎
A life sentence given to a moderate Chinese scholar on Tuesday shows the ruling Communist Party is cutting off dialogue on ethnic tensions and could backfire by radicalizing minorities, scholars and analysts said.
As US Strikes Syria, China Sees Parallels at Home
China sentences prominent Uyghur scholar to life in prison for 'separatism'
Cynthia Kelly
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China: Co-founder of Uighur Online, site blocked by China, convicted on charges of separatism and sentenced to life "Beijing economics professor who had become China’s most prominent critic of government policies toward the nation’s Uighur ethnic minority was convicted on charges of separatism Tuesday and sentenced to life in prison." "The trial of Ilham Tohti had been denounced by international human rights groups and foreig...
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Israel shoots down Syrian warplane

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎1 hour ago‎
Israel has downed a Syrian warplane over the Golan Heights in the first such incident in three decades, and warns it will respond "forcefully" if its security is threatened.
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Delhi Zoo: Lucky escape six years ago, not this time

Hindustan Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
Six years ago, a similar incident had happened at the Delhi Zoo when an inebriated man fell into the enclosure of a lioness. But luckily for him, the lioness spared his life, Zoo officials said Tuesday after a white tiger mauled a man to death.
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Afghanistan's Karzai takes one last swipe at US

Daily Mail - ‎3 hours ago‎
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - Outgoing Afghan President Hamid Karzai used his farewell speech on Tuesday to take one last swipe at the United States, capping a long-testy relationship with the accusation that America hasn't wanted peace in Afghanistan.
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Cabinet considers whether to cut tax or not in upcoming Budget

Irish Examiner - ‎7 hours ago‎
With just three weeks to go until Budget Day, the question of tax relief hangs over this morning's Cabinet meeting. Yesterday, the Fiscal Advisory Council warned the Government should stick to plans for €2bn worth of adjustments despite the strengthening ...
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President Higgins addresses homelessness crisis as 1400 people a night are ...

Irish Independent - ‎7 minutes ago‎
Press Association and Sarah Stack. Published 23/09/2014 | 11:29. 0 Comments; Share. The Simon Community charity has said the use of hostels, hotels and bed-and-breakfasts to house the homeless in Dublin is becoming the long-term solution.
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Gardaí investigating shocking rape of elderly lady in her home in rural Kerry

Irish Times - ‎23 minutes ago‎
Gardaí investigating what has been described as the shocking rape of an elderly lady in her own home in a scenic area in south Kerry have taken statements from a number of people who attended a house party in the village of Sneem on Friday night.
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Five people - including two children - injured following suspected arson attack ...

Irish Independent - ‎1 hour ago‎
Five innocent people including a woman and a young girl were forced to jump for their lives after an apparent arson attack on their home in Crumlin in Dublin in the early hours of this morning.
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Government should set out income tax cut timeline - ITI

Irish Independent - ‎3 hours ago‎
Gavin McLoughlin. Published 23/09/2014 | 11:36. 0 Comments; Share. Finance Minister Michael Noonan; the recovery is happening. The government should set out a timetable for reducing the marginal personal tax rate below 50pc in next month's budget, ...
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Irish students win global science competition - ‎20 minutes ago‎
Three Irish students from Cork, who won the BT Young Scientist Exhibition, have won a prestigious global science competition. Ciara Judge, Emer Hickey and Sophie Healy Thow beat 17 other finalists to scoop the grand prize at Google Science Fair in ...
Cork teenagers bag $50000 prize at Google science fair
Irish students win Google Science Fair for research on cereal crop growth
Jaana Nyström
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For those who dream big: Announcing the winners of the 2014 Google Science Fair! "Ciara Judge, Émer Hickey and Sophie Healy-Thow became interested in addressing the global food crisis after learning about the Horn of Africa famine in 2011. When a gardening project went awry, they discovered a naturally occurring bacteria in soil called Diazotroph. The girls determined that the bacteria could be used to speed up the the germination process ...
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The Central Bank is launching a new €10 banknote today. - ‎48 minutes ago‎
The new note is also being introduced across the rest of the eurozone and will circulate alongside the existing €10 note. It's the second note in the new Europa series, after the new €5 note which was launched in May of last year.
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Recycling staff find €3k in skip and return it to owner

Irish Independent - ‎57 minutes ago‎
A very honest recycling staff owner discovered almost €3,000 in cash in a skip - and returned it to the owner. Share. Go To. Comments.
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Bord Gais Energy theatre sold for €28m

Irish Independent - ‎4 hours ago‎ Newsdesk and Agencies · Email. Published 23/09/2014 | 08:04. 0 Comments; Share. THE Bord Gais Energy Theatre has been bought by Dublin couple John and Bernie Gallagher of Jurys Doyle fame - it was sold for €28m.
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EU challenges Google search antitrust agreement following new evidence - ‎16 minutes ago‎
The European Union's (EU) antitrust commission has re-opened the investigation into claims by rival companies that Google's search results push their results down following new evidence.
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Exclusive review: Big screen and rounded edges of Apple's iPhone 6 are striking

Irish Independent - ‎42 minutes ago‎
Adrian Weckler Twitter · Email. Published 23/09/2014 | 14:18. 0 Comments; Share. Adrian Weckler with the new iPhone. The new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus handsets.
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10 million: Record number of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus sold in launch weekend

Tech Times - ‎38 minutes ago‎
Ten million iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus units were sold on their first three days of launch, shattering the previous Apple record of selling 9 million units of the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c.
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Colin Farrell confirms 'True Detective' role

Toronto Sun - ‎Sep 21, 2014‎
Colin Farrell. (WENN.COM). Tweet. Change text size for the story; Print this story. Report an error. Related Stories. 'Orange Is The New Black', 'True Detective' among TCA nominees · 'True Detective' makes other cop dramas look ordinary · McConaughey ...
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Natasha Hamilton has given birth to a baby girl

Irish Examiner - ‎18 minutes ago‎
The 32-year-old singer's boyfriend, and former 5ive member Ritchie Neville has revealed on Twitter the Atomic Kitten star gave birth to the couple's first chilld.
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PODCAST: Lam savours impressive win over Leinster - ‎1 hour ago‎
Hugh Cahill and Wes Liddy are joined by Connacht coach Pat Lam to review Connacht's win over Leinster in the Pro12 on Friday night.
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Two of 'Maughan's men' return to the frontline

Mayo News - ‎2 hours ago‎
IT is highly unlikely that anybody knows the two men who have been entrusted with taking charge of the Mayo senior football team better than John Maughan.
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CCTV footage of Dublin star Jonny Cooper stabbing 'too distressing' to show on ...

Irish Independent - ‎32 minutes ago‎ Newsdesk and Agencies · Email. Published 22/09/2014 | 19:08. 0 Comments; Share. A still image of Jonny Cooper's attacker.
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O'Neill names 37-man Ireland squad

Belfast Telegraph - ‎9 minutes ago‎
Republic of Ireland boss Martin O'Neill has named a provisional 37-man squad for next month's Euro 2016 qualifiers against Gibraltar and Germany.
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The 'is Pluto a planet?' debate has been reignited

Irish Examiner - ‎2 hours ago‎
Pluto might not be out in the planetary cold for much longer. Well, Pluto itself will still be freezing, but it could be re-classed as a planet.
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Rapid Coal Exit Would Cool Planet by 0.5 Degrees Celsius

Businessweek - ‎21 hours ago‎
Phasing out coal as a way to make electricity by 2050 would reduce global warming by 0.5 degrees Celsius, according to a group of scientists.
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Sharon Osbourne, Una Foden and Davina McCall join Stand Up To Cancer

The Hornet - ‎2 hours ago‎
The joint Cancer Research UK and Channel 4 campaign aims to accelerate new treatments for cancer patients. Sharon Osbourne, Una Foden and Davina McCall join Stand Up To Cancer.