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International - Yesterday’s News

Biden releases latest tax returns hours before Trump debate

The former vice president and his wife Jill Biden, an educator, paid $299,346 (€255,000) in federal income taxes for 2019

Air leak on space station forces astronauts awake to seal hatches in the middle of the night

Nasa said that the two Russians and one American on board were awakened late on Monday.

UK MPs back controversial Brexit legislation despite ‘law-breaking’ concerns

The United Kingdom Internal Market Bill will undergo further scrutiny in the House of Lords after clearing the Commons.

Quiz: How well do you know these moments from televised political debates?

Here are some highs and lows of televised election debates ahead of Round One of the US presidential election tonight.

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From The42 Confirmed: SA Rugby votes its big four into expanded Pro16 as Cheetahs get the boot Big Changes

Confirmed: SA Rugby votes its big four into expanded Pro16 as Cheetahs get the boot

The Bulls, Stormers, Sharks, and Lions are set to join the expanded competition.

Ian Paisley apologises after failing to register luxury holiday

Standards commissioner Kathryn Stone said a corporate body rather than a personal friend of the Democratic Unionist had absorbed the cost.

Kuwait's emir Sheikh Sabah dies at 91

No details have been disclosed on the nature of his illness or treatment.

From The42 'I cannot even begin to put into words what he was like when he lost his temper, it was ludicrous' BTL

'I cannot even begin to put into words what he was like when he lost his temper, it was ludicrous'

Daniel Taylor, a veteran of many of Alex Ferguson’s infamous press conferences, is our guest on the latest episode of Behind the Lines.

From The42 Byrne and Williams named in 25-man Ireland squad for Slovakia play-off Boys In Green

Byrne and Williams named in 25-man Ireland squad for Slovakia play-off

Robbie Brady and Callum O’Dowda have also been included by Stephen Kenny despite carrying injuries.

Poll: Are you planning on watching the Biden-Trump election debate live? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you planning on watching the Biden-Trump election debate live?

Will you stay up to watch Joe Biden debate US President Donald Trump?

Death toll rises in Nagorno-Karabakh ahead of UN Security Council's emergency talks

Fierce fighting raged between Azerbaijani and Armenian forces yesterday despite pleas for calm.

Donald Trump only doing a 'little' debate prep ahead of first clash with Joe Biden US

Donald Trump only doing a 'little' debate prep ahead of first clash with Joe Biden

Joe Biden will face off against Donald Trump for the first time.

Global Covid-19 death toll passes one million - but the true figure is likely higher

The US has so far recorded the most deaths from the virus.

International - Monday 28 September, 2020

Officer charged with fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor pleads not guilty

Taylor was shot multiple times after her boyfriend opened fire as officers entered her home during a narcotics raid.

From The42 Robertson involved at either end as Liverpool come from behind to beat Arsenal Out-gunned

Robertson involved at either end as Liverpool come from behind to beat Arsenal

Diogo Jota volleyed in a debut goal late on for the Reds.

New wildfires hit wine country near San Francisco

The fires in the famed Napa-Sonoma wine country came on the third anniversary of deadly wildfires that erupted in 2017.

From The42 Conor Hourihane on target in Aston Villa win Green Shoots This post contains videos

Conor Hourihane on target in Aston Villa win

It’s the 29-year-old midfielder’s first Premier League goal since December.

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Harry and Meghan’s ‘fly-on-the-wall Netflix reality TV series’ denied by spokesman

The couple set up their own production company after signing a deal rumoured to be worth more than £100 million with the streaming giant.

US will protect the Good Friday Agreement, Special Envoy to NI says

Mulvaney, the former Chief of Staff to US President Donald Trump, took up the role of Special Envoy in March.

The 5 at 5: Monday

Five stories, five minutes, five o’clock…

Explainer: Why has conflict erupted between Armenia and Azerbaijan?

Fighting erupted again over the weekend in a long-running territorial dispute.

Boris Johnson faces looming Tory revolt over Covid-19 restrictions

More than 50 Conservatives have signed up to an amendment calling for MPs to be given a greater role in deciding on new coronavirus measures.

From The42 'His tactical acumen and leadership are vital to the team' - Donnacha Ryan shines Donners

'His tactical acumen and leadership are vital to the team' - Donnacha Ryan shines

The Tipperary man came in for big praise on the latest episode of The42 Rugby Weekly Extra.

Five things we've learned about Donald Trump's tax affairs

The US President has been waging a legal battle to keep his tax returns hidden, but the New York Times has published details.

Dozens of people killed as fighting between Armenia and Azerbaijan enters second day

The countries have been locked since the early 1990s in a territorial dispute over Nagorno-Karabakh.

Ex-NFL star Joe Montana and wife block attempted kidnapping of grandchild

Police say the woman fled the home but was later arrested. She faces kidnapping and burglary charges.

TikTok: US judge temporarily blocks ban on popular app

The order banning the app was due to take effect at midnight on Sunday.

Trump paid $750 in US income taxes in 2016 and 2017, according to New York Times

The major investigation into the US president’s finances comes just weeks before the election.

International - Sunday 27 September, 2020

Trump demands Biden take drug test before or after first TV debate

“His Debate performances have been record setting UNEVEN, to put it mildly,” Trump tweeted. “Only drugs could have caused this discrepancy???”"

'A step away from large-scale war': Fighting erupts between Azerbaijan and Armenia over disputed region

Azerbaijan claims to have captured seven Armenian-controlled villages.

North Korea accuses South Korea of intrusion to find official’s body

South Korea denied the North’s accusation.

Lone whale rescued from among hundreds of carcasses in Australia's worst mass beaching

The country’s largest-ever mass stranding saw around 470 pilot whales become stuck in Tasmania.

'It's clear he has to go': Macron calls for Belarus president Lukashenko to resign

Tens of thousands of people have taken to the streets in Belarus since 9 August elections.

Overnight curfew in Melbourne to be lifted after almost two months as Covid-19 cases drop

People will still be confined to within five kilometres of their homes, however.

Who exactly is Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett and what happens next?

At the age of 48, she would be the youngest justice on the current court if confirmed.

Protesters march for fourth straight night in Louisville against Breonna Taylor death

Taylor, a black woman who was an emergency medical worker, was shot multiple times by white officers.

International - Saturday 26 September, 2020

Trump nominates Amy Coney Barrett to be new Supreme Court Justice

Trump said he was sure her confirmation would be “extremely non-controversial” and “very quick”.

‘He’s sort of like Goebbels’: Biden compares Trump to Nazi propagandist White House 2020 This post contains videos

‘He’s sort of like Goebbels’: Biden compares Trump to Nazi propagandist

The rivals will take part in heir first televised debate on Tuesday.

Where is the troublesome Internal Market Bill at?

An amendment this week means there will need to be a House of Commons vote before the powers are implemented.

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

A round-up of what made the headlines today…

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