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RTE musician dies in bid to save drowning partner

Irish Independent - ‎2 hours ago‎
AN RTE staff member drowned while trying to save his partner, who also lost his life off the coast of the Greek island of Crete. Share.
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China's Factories Slowing, Surveys Show

New York Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
SYDNEY, Australia - Growth in China's vast factory sector slackened in August as foreign and domestic demand slowed, surveys showed Monday, stoking speculation that further stimulus measures would be needed to prevent the economy from stumbling.
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Jennifer Lawrence requests investigation after nude pics leaked online by hacker

Fox News - ‎9 minutes ago‎
LOS ANGELES - Jennifer Lawrence has contacted authorities to investigate who stole and posted nude images of the Oscar winner online, a publicist for the actress said.
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Hacker leaks naked photos of Jennifer Lawrence as over 100 celebrities fall ...
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Twitter To Suspend Accounts Sharing Stolen Jennifer Lawrence Pics By + Rachel McGrath   Twitter will be suspending accounts that share nude photos of Jennifer Lawrence, which began circulating online on Sunday. The snaps are thought to have been stolen by a hacker who accessed them via the iCloud and Jennifer isn’t the only A-lister to be targeted. http://huff.to/1oxyp1R
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Pakistan's Premier Challenged by Raging Protests

ABC News - ‎7 minutes ago‎
Ahead of a joint session of parliament, Pakistan's prime minister and army chief held marathon meetings Monday over violent anti-government protests that could force the premier of this nuclear-armed country to resign.
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Abbas, in protocol of Doha meeting: PA will give Israel authority of West Bank if ...

Haaretz - ‎24 minutes ago‎
Protocol from meeting quotes Palestinian president's message to Israeli official in August; during meeting, Abbas reportedly accused Hamas' Khaled Meshal of breaching reconciliation and orchestrating coup.
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Libya reappoints PM and asks him to form 'crisis government'

Financial Times - ‎51 minutes ago‎
Libya's newly elected parliament has reappointed Abdullah al-Thinni as prime minister, asking him to form a “crisis government” within two weeks even as the authorities acknowledged they had lost control of “most” government buildings in Tripoli.
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How we're tracking jihadis with Britain

Irish Independent - ‎5 hours ago‎
A joint watch list on suspect jihadi fighters is being operated by the Irish and British authorities to prevent terrorists slipping into either jurisdiction through a back-door route.
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Facebook admits it can't prevent young children from cyberbullying

Irish Independent - ‎1 hour ago‎
Facebook has admitted that it cannot prevent young children from setting up secret accounts which can be used for cyberbullying. Share.

Monday Newspaper Review - Irish Business News and International Stories ...

FinFacts Ireland - ‎10 hours ago‎
The capital needs as many as 5,000 additional bedrooms - equal to between 20 and 30 large new hotels, according to Eamonn McKeon, chief executive of the ITIC, the representative body for the tourism industry.
Dublin needs to have up to 30 new hotels, tourism chief warns
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A new Dublin-based start-up USofIreland has been formed to tackle the lack of an export focus among Irish arts and crafts creators and in doing so could become a kind of Etsy for the Irish-American diaspora.
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Discount retailers attracting more shoppers

Irish Independent - ‎6 hours ago‎
Sarah Stack. Published 01/09/2014 | 13:22. 0 Comments; Share. Lidl: Two thirds of households shopping there. Two thirds of consumers have shopped in discount retailer Lidl at some stage over the last three months.
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€2.7m in NPPR payments collected over weekend

RTE.ie - ‎7 hours ago‎
The Local Government Management Agency says €2.7m in payments of the Non Principal Private Residence charge were processed over the weekend.
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Grafton buys UK-based Direct Builders Merchants

Irish Times - ‎11 hours ago‎
Grafton Group has announced the acquisition of Direct Builders Merchants, a general merchanting business in the UK. Grafton said the bolt-on acquisition, which had revenue of £4.8 million in the financial year to 31 December 2013, improves the group's ...
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Transport Minister: No further cuts to Irish Rail subvention

Irish Independent - ‎2 hours ago‎
Transport Minister Paschal Donohoe has said that he will be not proposing any further cuts to the Government subvention to Irish Rail next year.
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Nude photo leak a chance for channel to talk cloud security

TechTarget UK - ‎3 hours ago‎
The revelations that a hack has led to a flood of naked celebrity pictures hitting the internet is a timely reminder that the channel must promote security to users considering placing sensitive and personal data in the cloud.
After Nude Photo Hack, Should Cloud Users Be Worried?
Jennifer Lawrence nude photo leak 'should not worry' average cloud user - expert
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Interesting juxtaposition of stories this weekend. Businesses unexpectedly slow to move to the cloud: http://www.economist.com/news/business/21614186-tech-giants-are-waging-price-war-win-other-firms-computing-business-silver-lining Celeb photos taken from cracked cloud storage: http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/is-apples-icloud-safe-after-leak-of-jennifer-lawrence-and-other-celebrities-nude-photos-9703142.html To a certain extent, they're different kinds of clouds: with a VM, you can still take steps to encrypt and protect your content, while with consumer-level cloud services, the provider, the government, and anyone who manages to crack the security has access to all your stuff — unless, tha...

10 strange places to be while on a conference call

Irish Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
If you're reading this while on a conference call, you're not alone. It turns out many employees would rather do just about anything than listen intently to their co-workers from a remote location.
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Eclectic Picnic: stars serve up feast for the fans - from Sinead to Simple Minds ...

Irish Independent - ‎3 hours ago‎
Kirsty Blake Knox Twitter · Email. Published 01/09/2014 | 02:30. 0 Comments; Share. Lily Allen performs on the main stage of Electric Picnic 2014 in Stradbally Co.
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Lindsay Lohan settles car crash case outside of court

TV3.ie - ‎4 hours ago‎
The 'Mean Girls' star is believed to have come to an out of court agreement with the driver of the truck she crashed into while driving a rented Porsche 911S along the Pacific Coast Highway in 2012, causing $80,000 worth of damage.

Sinéad O'Connor thinks today's female pop stars have been 'hoodwinked'

Irish Independent - ‎1 hour ago‎
Published 01/09/2014 | 15:15. 0 Comments; Share. Sinead O'Connor. Sinead O'Connor on stage. Sinéad O'Connor thinks today's female pop stars have been "hoodwinked".
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Rugby star Rob Kearney hits out at reports he 'kissed' MTV's Laura Whitmore

Irish Independent - ‎3 hours ago‎
Published 01/09/2014 | 07:36. 0 Comments; Share. Laura Whitmore, at the second day of the Electric Picnic Music Festival at Stradbally,.
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BBC Radio 5 live senior football reporter

BBC Sport - ‎6 minutes ago‎
Simon Tilbury: Does anyone buy anyone anymore? Looking at the list it's LOAN, LOAN, LOAN, LOAN - boring! Michael James Willis: Can QPR just sign someone because I'm getting anxious!
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Gardai could investigate ugly scenes at the Gaelic Grounds

Irish Independent - ‎1 hour ago‎
Eoghan McNeill. Published 01/09/2014 | 16:13. 0 Comments; Share. The GAA and Gardaí are set to investigate the ugly scenes which occurred in the closing stages of Saturday's All-Ireland semi-final replay between Kerry and Mayo.
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Munster officials play down embarrassing email error

BBC Sport - ‎2 hours ago‎
Munster officials have attempted to play down an embarrassing email error which resulted in player assessments being sent out to all squad members.
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Ireland fly-half Jonny Sexton faces missing autumn internationals with a broken ...

Mirror.co.uk - ‎50 minutes ago‎
Jonny Sexton is a doubt for Ireland's autumn campaign after having his jaw broken by a reckless tackle at the weekend. Sexton's Paris-based club Racing Metro have confirmed the fly-half will be out for up to six weeks after receiving results of his scans today.
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NASA snaps image of late summer solar flare

Siliconrepublic.com - ‎2 hours ago‎
A mid-level solar flare lashed out of the sun on 24 August and US space agency NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory captured an image of the event in all its blazing glory.
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Lack of rural broadband to cause 'digital divide'

Agriland - ‎8 hours ago‎
The lack of a rural broadband strategy could cause a two-tier digital divide developing, according to a new report from Social Justice Ireland.
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Elderly abuse claims 'rise 30%'

Irish Independent - ‎2 hours ago‎
Published 01/09/2014 | 15:32. 0 Comments; Share. Abuse claims fell 1% from 2012 but overall have risen by 30% in six years. More than 2,400 complaints of elder abuse were received by health chiefs last year - a 30% increase in six years.
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Coke campaign sparks child obesity fears

Herald.ie - ‎5 hours ago‎
AN ad campaign by Coca-Cola has been criticised by obesity experts for targeting young children as Ireland nears the top of the table of fat nations.
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