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# Endangered Species
Tiger losing its stripes?
A white tiger cub in an Indian zoo is baffling visitors.
# Facebook
Man accused of torturing girlfriend after Facebook post
California authorities say man flew into jealous rage after reading his girlfriend’s post.
# Bloodgate
'Bloodgate' doctor cleared to practice again
The scandal that just won’t end.
# Gmail
Google to launch experimental new ‘Priority Inbox’
# Fail
Pietersen tweets that he's been dropped
He actually meant it to text it to his mate, is the consensus.
# Magners League
Ulster name squad to play Ospreys
What sort of a name is Ospreys anyway?
# Magners League
Leinster could be boosted by Mike Ross return
Great Prop Shortage may be nearing an end.
# China
Head of Chinese central bank ‘may have defected’ over punishment rumours
Governor Zhou Xiaochuan may have fled amid rumours the government was to punish him for losses it made on US bonds.
# Nutmeg
Federer repeats 'shot of the century'
Now, that’s just showing off…
# Anglo Irish Bank
Anglo posts €8.2bn first half losses – the biggest in Irish history
Bank chairman Alan Dukes says a good-bad split is the cheapest option – in direct conflict with the Department of Finance.
# FAI Cup
Pats and Fingal the tie of cup quarter finals
‘Not Again’ groans Pete Mahon as sides face each other for the millionth time this season.
# FIBA World Championships 2010
USA edge out Brazil by 2 points in World Championship
American horrified to discover Brazillians aren’t just good at soccer.
# Irish Banks
The good Life: IL&P cuts operating losses by 80%
Irish Life sees operating profits up 40%, while Permanent TSB holds steady.
# Eircom
Eircom revenues dip by 8.5% amid industry ‘challenges’
# Fashion
Kate Moss parts from Topshop
Model pulled off design deal better than other celebs who’ve tried their hand.
# Ivor Callely
Callely trip for US elections off the cards
Government chief whip rules out Callely’s nomination for travel.
# Limerick
Company controlling Limerick Independent up to €1m in debt
Newspaper forced from offices.
# Things Are Exactly The Same
Given to stay at City
Keeper in staying-where-he-is shocker.
# Match-Fixing
ICC say Pakistan tour should continue
Pakistan to play out their tour, and not a mention of the West Indies in 2007 in sight.
# Leinster rugby
Leinster appoint two Elite Player Development Officers
Girve the Swerve makes his comeback. Sort of.
# Coffee
Price of coffee going up?
Coffee futures jumped on fears over next year’s Brazilian harvest.
# Ring Ring!
Reports: Cisco offers to buy Skype ahead of IPO
Techcrunch says that the networking hardware company wants to acquire the internet telephony provider.
# Broadcasting
RTE launch Magners League coverage
RTE, now with added Hook and Popey.
# Rugby World Cup 2011
Ireland to play Scotland in World Cup warm-up
Four pre-World Cup friendlies announced a year in advance.
# US Open
US Open starts with promising match-ups
The best of today’s US Open… eh… openers
Carmelo Anthony's twitter 'hacked' after strange tweet
Basketball star claims he didn’t send earlier abusive tweet.
# Patents
Microsoft co-founder suing Google, Facebook, eBay, Apple and Yahoo!
…among others. Paul Allen’s Interval Licensing accuses 11 companies of patent infringement.
# Match-Fixing
Match-fixing scandal develops as 'fixer' is bailed
Pakistani at the centre of match-fixing scandal bailed without charge
# Transfer Rumour
Sparky targets Shay as transfer deadline looms
Ireland ‘keeper on his way to Craven Cottage to link up with ex-Man City Mark Hughes in possible transfer ferris wheel.
# Scrap
Greek and Serb players riot at World Basketball Champ'ships
Hellenic basketballers get in a chair-heavy ruckus.
# Hurricane Katrina
Obama laments “man-made catastrophe” of Hurricane Katrina
President tells New Orleans that the legacy of Katrina must be one “of action” but stops short of admonishing BP.
# Paperround
Grim discovery of young girl, more economic woes, and serious garda blunder
Paperround: Your digested guide to the Sunday papers.
# European Economy
ECB urges spending cuts
Slashing spending and public sector pay is the only way to recovery, says Jean Claude Trichet.
# Paperround
Tax dodgers, IDA staff shortages, and Christy crowned a poet
Paperround: Our pick of the Saturday papers.
# Double Dip?
Bernanke: Recovery will take longer than we thought
The Fed chairman says it’s going to be a slow return – but dismisses talk of a double dip.
# GAA
Novel pairing makes for intriguing semi-final
Weekend GAA preview: Down and Kildare face off to see who gets a Final date with Cork.
# Coming Soon
Forthcoming Attractions: classic films in your YouTube window
The Google-owned website agrees deals with US studios to put movies on the site for free.
# INM
Independent News & Media back in the black
Company returns to profit after selling off loss-making titles.
# Ferrari Fires
Fifth Ferrari supercar destroyed in fire
Ferrari 458 mysteriously bursts into flames in China.
# Tourism
Drop in British visitors slowed down in June
But they’re still not rushing over for their holidays.