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Killer's 'wings on pigs' threat before police officers shot 'execution style'

Irish Independent - ‎43 minutes ago‎
A crime scene investigator examines the scene after two New York Police officers were shot dead in Brooklyn, New York. Reuters. A police officer puts up a crime scene tape at the scene of a shooting where two New York Police officers were shot dead in the ...
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Boy (15) killed in road accident, four others hospitalised

Irish Independent - ‎38 minutes ago‎
The teenager, aged 15, was a passenger of the car which mounted a footpath and collided with a tree on Station Road, Dublin 22 last night.
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Is the image of Irish emigrants as tragic exiles still fit for purpose?

Irish Times - ‎9 minutes ago‎
The most recent migration statistics, published this year by the Central Statistics Office, show some intriguing trends in Irish migration.
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Obama: We're not at cyber war with North Korea

USA TODAY - ‎48 minutes ago‎
The United States is not at cyber war with North Korea, President Obama said in an interview broadcast Sunday, and will "respond proportionately" as he accused that nation of the hack attack on Sony Pictures.
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Cairns mother Mersane Warria of children stabbed to death charged with murder

Daily Mail - ‎17 minutes ago‎
Distraught family members of the eight children massacred in a Cairns home in north Queensland have visited the makeshift memorial to honour them as the woman allegedly responsible their deaths was charged with murder.
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Al Qaeda- Indian Subcontinent condemns attack on Peshawar school

The Nation - ‎39 minutes ago‎
Peshawar- The spokesman for al Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS), Usama Mahmood, has released a statement condemning the Pakistani Taliban's attack on the Army Public School in Peshawar earlier this week, US media reported on Sunday.
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Vow to do everything I can to close Guantanamo: Barack Obama

Economic Times - ‎32 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON: US president Barack Obama said in a TV interview set for broadcast on Sunday that he will do "everything I can" to close theUSmilitary prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, after four Afghan detainees held there were sent home.
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The marvel of the mission

The Harlan Daily Enterprise - ‎1 hour ago‎
(Matthew 28:19-20) There is a temptation at Christmastime to see the birth of Jesus as the end of the celebration. We look at the shepherds in the fields watching over the flocks by night, hear the proclamation and praise of the angels, and watch as Mary and ...
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Tanaiste warns Nama to 'get real' about bonuses

Irish Independent - ‎1 hour ago‎
Tanaiste Joan Burton has slammed claims that Nama developers are in line to get bonuses as "appalling", as the State's bad bank scrambled to deny it was considering such a move.
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Traditional parties' annus horribilis ends with support hitting new low

Irish Independent - ‎4 hours ago‎
This final Sunday Independent/Millward Brown poll of the year, conducted from December 8 up until Thursday of last week, confirms what many had suspected.
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President Higgins issues his annual Christmas address

Irish Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
President Michael D.Higgins has issued his annual Christmas address, reflecting on the “season of peace” as he remembered his visit to the United Kingdom in April this year.
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Mist prevents sun lighting up Newgrange chamber

Irish Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
Mist at Newgrange in Co Meath this morning prevented the sun from illuminating the ancient chamber on the Winter Solstice. More than 50 people waited inside but the sunlight was unable to fill the Neolithic tomb's main passageway.
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Gardaí seek public's assistance in tracing man missing from Kilkenny city

RTE.ie - ‎4 hours ago‎
Gardai are seeking the public's assistance in tracing 31-year-old Shane Drennan, who has been missing from his home at St Teresa's Terrace in Kilkenny city since Thursday night.
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Department of Agriculture officials meet Russian counterparts in Moscow

Irish Farmers Journal - ‎3 hours ago‎
Irish Department of Agriculture officials held a high-level meeting with their Russian counterparts in Moscow on Thursday on agri-food issues.
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ATM delivers festive 'bonus' in Mayo

Irish Examiner - ‎Dec 19, 2014‎
Christmas came early to customers of Ulster Bank in the West - thanks to an ATM glitch. The machine at the Claremorris branch began to spew out amounts of cash more than twice what individual customers had entered into the keypad.
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Bebo comes back: mid-Noughties social network comes back as hyperactive ...

Full-Time Whistle - ‎1 hour ago‎
Social networking company Bebo has been reincarnated as a bizarrely brilliant messaging app, that uses hashtags to trigger animations, games, drawings and all manner of other features.
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Toyota Landcruiser and Land Rover Discovery Are Two Great SUVs

QuikDocs - ‎1 hour ago‎
Anyone considering the Land Rover Discovery or the Toyota Landcruiser may be having some trouble working out which is the best. The Land Rover is a workhorse that has been around for around 60 years and offers a lot, but which car is the best?
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Cox planning "traditional Irish" Christmas

RTE.ie - ‎3 hours ago‎
Actress Courteney Cox is reportedly planning a "traditional Irish" Christmas Day to be spent with her Snow Patrol fiancé Johnny McDaid and his family.
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Christy Moore postpones two Vicar Street shows

RTE.ie - ‎1 hour ago‎
Christy Moore has been forced to postpone his two concerts at Dublin's Vicar Street on Monday December 22 and Tuesday December 23 due to illness.
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Andy Serkis' latex 'horror'

TV3.ie - ‎4 hours ago‎
Andy Serkis is so glad he didn't have to wear a latex mask to portray Caesar in the 'Planet of the Apes' franchise. The 50-year-old actor used motion-capture technology to play the part in 'Rise of the Planet of the Apes' and this year's follow-up 'Dawn of the ...
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Watch! TEN talks to Unbroken's Ross Anderson and Luke Treadaway

RTE.ie - ‎32 minutes ago‎
With the Angelina Jolie-directed Unbroken in Irish cinemas from December 26, TEN's Harry Guerin talked to cast members Ross Anderson and Luke Treadaway about the wartime drama.
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Dublin film critics vote Boyhood the Best of 2014

RTE.ie - ‎4 hours ago‎
Richard Linklater's time-lapse, coming-of-age drama Boyhood was the runaway winner in the Dublin Film Critics' Circle poll of the Best Films of 2014, with Linklater also voted Best Director.
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Video: I'm really happy with my choice to play for Ireland at the Olympics - Rory ...

Irish Independent - ‎10 hours ago‎
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New species of Fish Discovered living 26715 feet beneath the ocean surface

Maine News - ‎2 hours ago‎
Researchers have come across a bizarre fish which is completely new to scientific community. The strange part is that this fish has been discovered in the deepest waters on the planet, setting a new record for fish depth by living 26,715 feet beneath the ocean ...
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NASA emailed new socket wrench to ISS astronauts

SlashGear - ‎16 minutes ago‎
We have a winner for the most interesting email attachment of 2014! NASA recently provided the astronauts currently aboard the International Space Station (ISS) with a new tool via little more than a standard email.
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Footage showing Orion's fiery re-entry into Earth's atmosphere released by NASA

West Texas News - ‎2 hours ago‎
NASA has recently released the video of its new crew-rated spacecraft, Orion. The video shows Orion's fiery re-entry into Earth's atmosphere at speeds reaching some 32,187 kilometres an hour.
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Pharmacists urge simple precautions during cold and flu season

Irish Examiner - ‎2 hours ago‎
Pharmacists are urging people to take precautions to prevent catching colds and flu this Christmas. The IPU says that washing your hands and controlling stress levels, are some good ways to protect yourself from catching the virus.
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