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International - Wednesday 8 November, 2017

'Do not underestimate us,' Trump warns North Korea on his election anniversary

He gave the warning after a trip to the Korean demilitarized zone was cancelled due to bad weather.

From The42 Nike left red-faced and vow to change NBA jerseys after players suffer 'wardrobe malfunctions' Fashion Fail

Nike left red-faced and vow to change NBA jerseys after players suffer 'wardrobe malfunctions'

This is the apparel giant’s first season after taking over the contract from Adidas.

An invite to Trump to visit Ireland still stands, but his presidency has dented how the US is viewed

About 8 in 10 Irish people feel more negatively about the US than they did this time last year.

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International - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

Texas shooter escaped from psychiatric facility in 2012

Devin Patrick Kelley was reported missing in June 2012 from a psychiatric facility where he had been sent ahead of an assault conviction.

Twitter has officially doubled its character limit for all its users

An expanded character limit of 280 has been tested over the past month.

Public health emergency declared as smog blankets Delhi

And worse may be to come.

Man who murdered his adopted baby daughter jailed for 18 years

Matthew Scully-Hicks was yesterday convicted of murdering his 18-month-old daughter Elsie, just two weeks after formally adopting her.

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A Welsh politician who was facing allegations over his conduct with women has been found dead

Carl Sergeant had been suspended by the Labour party in recent days.

Nearly 60 Ryanair pilot reps from across Europe sign letter to Michael O'Leary calling for collective bargaining rights

In the letter – seen by TheJournal.ie – representatives said that pilots wanted to be represented with “one collective voice”.

Toddler, preacher and a pregnant mother among Texas shooting victims RIP

Toddler, preacher and a pregnant mother among Texas shooting victims

Many of the 26 people killed in Sunday’s shooting were children, the county sheriff said.

From The42 'I would have been as delighted for him had he beat me. We’re both over the moon' O'brien Duo

'I would have been as delighted for him had he beat me. We’re both over the moon'

History-making trainer Joseph O’Brien, who edged his dad Aidan to land the Melbourne Cup, is just coming to terms with his win.

'I take this stuff very seriously': Bono says he is 'extremely distressed' by Paradise Papers

The U2 frontman says his name is on the documents because he believes in transparency.

Japan's Black Widow to hang for murder

Kyoto District Court condemned Chisako Kakehi, 70, to the gallows for the murder of three men.

Two eight-year-old boys die as car ploughs into Sydney classroom Tragedy This post contains videos

Two eight-year-old boys die as car ploughs into Sydney classroom

Three other children were seriously injured.

Gunmen storm Kabul TV station in ongoing attack

The incident started in the last hour.

Air Force mistake enabled Texas shooter to buy guns, despite violent past

Devin Patrick Kelley killed 26 people and injured at least 20 others in Texas’ worst mass shooting.

Trump promises to 'figure it out' with South Korea's president

Trump has been visiting a number of Asian countries.

Today marks 100 years since the communist revolution in Russia Rise Of The Bolsheviks This post contains videos

Today marks 100 years since the communist revolution in Russia

The event is perhaps one of the most transformative of the 20th century.

International - Monday 6 November, 2017

Disney bans Los Angeles Times from press screenings after critical story

Disney said that LA Times showed “a complete disregard for basic journalistic standards”.

Former US congressman Weiner starts prison sentence for sexting 15-year-old girl

Weiner was sentenced in September by a judge who said the crime resulted from a “very strong compulsion”.

Funfair operators block Paris roads over plans to end 'tacky' Champs Elysées Christmas market

Paris City Hall confirmed that the market would be blocked this year due to “the mediocre quality of the shows and products sold”.

Woman who gave Donald Trump the middle finger fired from her job

Juli Briskman gave US President Donald Trump the finger as he drove past her on a motorway.

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2017 will be one of the hottest years on record

The World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) suggests human intervention might have a hand to play in the rising temperatures.

Devin Kelley: Police say Texas church shooter attacked after family domestic situation

Kelley is responsible for the deadliest mass shooting in Texas history.

Charlie Hebdo receives death threats over cartoon about Islamic scholar who faces rape allegations

Ramadan, 55, has furiously denied the accusations as a “campaign of lies launched by my adversaries”.

From The42 Patrice Evra thanks 'real fans' after karate kick attack Backing

Patrice Evra thanks 'real fans' after karate kick attack

The 36-year-old was suspended by Marseille on Friday after he was red-carded for the assault.

Dad found guilty of murdering adopted baby in Cardiff Verdict This post contains videos

Dad found guilty of murdering adopted baby in Cardiff

Matthew Scully-Hicks had only formally adopted 18-month-old Elsie two weeks before killing her.

Celebrity nutritionist 'mortified' after using derogatory term for Down syndrome in new book

Dr Libby Weaver said she believed the term “mongolism” was a currently used term.

Catalan ex-leader freed by judge but told not to leave Belgium

Puigdemont and four former ministers had turned themselves into authorities to face a Spanish warrant for their arrest.

Ben Affleck says he wants to be 'part of the solution' in Hollywood sexual harassment scandal

Affleck has previously apologised for groping an actress on camera in 2003.

Trump says military options on the table, warns 'strategic patience' with North Korea is over

The US President was on message with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on a trip to the far east.

Poll: Would you legally move your wealth offshore if it saved you tax? Paradise Papers This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you legally move your wealth offshore if it saved you tax?

Most of us will never be rich enough to do it, but if you were…

Australian politicians will soon have to prove they are not citizens of another country

Dual-citizens are banned from taking seats in parliament.

'A very special, beautiful child': First victims of Texas church massacre named

The ages of those killed ranges from five to 72.

Bono and Queen Elizabeth are among the world's super rich exposed in the Paradise Papers

The Guardian reports that Bono used a company based in Malta to buy a Lithuanian shopping centre.

International - Sunday 5 November, 2017

26 people, aged between 5 and 72, killed in church shooting in Texas

The gunman, a young white male, is also dead.

From The42 Conte's controversial decision vindicated as Morata goal sees Chelsea beat Man United Report

Conte's controversial decision vindicated as Morata goal sees Chelsea beat Man United

Antonio Conte left David Luiz out of the London side’s matchday squad for “tactical reasons”.

Trump says he's open to meeting Kim Jong-un

The US President’s latest comments are much more measured than his previous “fire and fury” remarks.

Theresa May's deputy denies that porn was found on his computer

Damian Green says the claim amounts to “unscrupulous character assassination”.

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Judge has 24 hours to decide fate of former Catalan leader and ministers

The five men handed themselves in to police in Belgium this morning.

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