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International - Yesterday’s News

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International - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

Home and Away actress Jessica Falkholt dies three weeks after car crash RIP

Home and Away actress Jessica Falkholt dies three weeks after car crash

Jessica Falkholt’s sister and parents were killed in the St Stephen’s Day crash.

International - Tuesday 16 January, 2018

Sexual abuse victim tells ex-US team doctor: 'You are a repulsive liar'

Nearly 100 women and girls planned to speak or have their statements read during an extraordinary four-day sentencing hearing.

'They don't respect the rules': A flock of Romanian sheep are nibbling away at US security

The farmer on the land had built a shelter for his sheep well before work began on the military site.

Ireland's 30-year love affair with Home & Away: A shot of vitamin D in our poxy winter

The Australian soap has become a must-watch in many households. But what has given this Aussie rollercoaster such a warm place in Irish hearts? Emer McLysaght investigates ahead of the show’s 30th birthday tomorrow.

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Mother 'perplexed' after she and husband arrested over keeping their 13 children 'captive'

The 13 victims at the house in Perris, California ranged in age from two to 29.

Danish submarine inventor charged with journalist Kim Wall's murder

Peter Madsen has admitted cutting up Kim Wall’s body and dumping it, but has denied intentionally killing her.

Japanese news agency mistakenly alerts people of imminent North Korea attack

It comes just days after another false alarm terrified residents in Hawaii.

From The42 Feel the rhythm, feel the rhyme! Jamaica women's bobsled team qualify for first Winter Olympics Pyeongchang 2018

Feel the rhythm, feel the rhyme! Jamaica women's bobsled team qualify for first Winter Olympics

The news comes 30 years after the Caribbean nation’s men team achieved a similar feat — spawning the 1993 film ‘Cool Runnings’.

Nine workers dead after 450m-long bridge collapses in Colombian valley

The 450m-long bridge was to be part of a motorway connecting to the city of Villavicencio to Bogotá.

Trump takes aim at Democratic senator over leak of 's***hole countries' comments

Without explicitly denying his use of the word, Trump said the senator had misrepresented what he said about African nations.

At least two dead and over a dozen injured in Belgium 'gas explosion'

The incident happened last night.

Japan activates emergency system to warn people about deadly blowfish

The toxic parts of the fugu fish may have been sold by mistake.

Holding your nose and closing your mouth while you sneeze is a very bad idea

It caused one man to rupture the back of his throat, leaving him barely able to speak or swallow.

International - Monday 15 January, 2018

From The42 Olympic champion Simone Biles reveals she was sexually abused by ex-US team doctor Metoo

Olympic champion Simone Biles reveals she was sexually abused by ex-US team doctor

Larry Nassar was last month jailed for 60 years for child porn charges.

Worker responsible for Hawaii's mistaken missile panic 'reassigned to other duties'

A mass panic was caused on Saturday after a statewide alert was issued telling citizens to seek immediate cover.

From The42 Stephen Ireland returns as Man United deepen Stoke's woes Too Good

Stephen Ireland returns as Man United deepen Stoke's woes

Antonio Valencia and Anthony Martial were among the goalscorers for the Red Devils.

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Dolores O’Riordan dies, and Barry McElduff resigns – it’s the Fix.

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Virgin Trains to resume selling Daily Mail after strong criticism

“We must not ever be seen to be censoring what our customers read and influencing their freedom of choice,” he has said.

Car flies into first floor of Californian office building

Two people sustained only minor injuries.

Indian police investigating gang rape and murder of two teenage girls

The bodies of the teenage girls were found just hours apart in a state bordering New Delhi.

From The42 O'Neill speculation ends as Paul Lambert is appointed Stoke City boss Martin No Neill

O'Neill speculation ends as Paul Lambert is appointed Stoke City boss

The Scotsman signed a two-and-a-half year deal with the Premier League strugglers.

At least 75 people injured after floor at Indonesia's stock exchange collapses

There have been no reports of deaths so far.

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UKIP leader splits with partner over 'racist' Meghan Markle texts

Jo Marney said that Meghan Markle would “taint” the royal family.

Comedian Aziz Ansari responds to allegation of sexual assault

Ansari says he believed the encounter was consensual but previously apologised to the woman.

'An epic failure': Fallout continues after pushing of 'wrong button' causes mass panic in Hawaii

People received notices to their phones that a ballistic missile attack was imminent just after 8am local time.

At least 26 killed in Baghdad twin suicide blast

This has been the second attack on the capital in three days.

After worldwide backlash following s***hole comments Trump says: 'I'm not a racist'

Trump has faced criticism since he was accused of calling all African countries shitholes.

Actor Catherine Deneuve apologises to sexual assault victims after letter attacking 'witch hunt'

The French star had signed an open letter earlier in the week denouncing the #MeToo movement.

'It doesn't give the fish a chance': Irish MEPs urged to vote against electric pulse fishing

The practice involves dragging an electrified net across the sea floor, stunning all of the marine life in its path.

International - Sunday 14 January, 2018

Electric Liverpool end Man City's unbeaten run in seven-goal thriller

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Roberto Firmino, Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah scored in a 4-3 win at Anfield.

'No hope of survivors' onboard Iranian tanker which burst into flames

Only three bodies have been recovered.

Wall Street Journal releases audio of Trump interview after he pushes back on quote about Kim Jong-un

The audio appears to support Trump’s version of events.

India's capital is polluted with smog... but these Delhi offices have air as fresh as the Swiss Alps

The Paharpur Business Centre has more than 7,000 plants pumping fresh air into its offices.

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Vogue suspends work with photographer Mario Testino after harassment allegations

The famed photographer, who has taken iconic shots of celebrities for decades, has denied the allegations.

Turkish plane comes just metres from skidding into the sea

There were no injuries.

Sitdown Sunday: Tonya Harding is ready for her apology

Grab a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Here’s a handful of big news stories worth reading this morning.

After huge gender pay gap revealed, Mark Wahlberg donates €1.5m reshoot salary to Time's Up

Oscar-winning actor Michelle Williams was paid less than 1% of what Wahlberg was to reshoot scenes in ‘All the Money in the World’.

Suicide survivor Kevin Hines: 'Don't silence the pain. You can get past it, one day at a time'

Kevin Hines was diagnosed with bipolar disorder in 1998. Now, he travels the world sharing his inspirational story.

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