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Hong Kong protesters form human chains across city

Saturday  05:25,   24 august 2019
cbsnews

Protest was inspired by The Baltic Way, where 2 million people held hands across Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia in 1989 to push back against the Soviet Union , call for independence, and attempt to gain international attention. Two years later, in... >>>

Five things to know about the Amazon rainforest fires

Saturday  02:30,   24 august 2019
thehill

The surge in wildfires raging through the Amazon rainforest is posing a threat to the environment beyond Brazil's borders. Environmental experts say the destruction of the rainforest could make it harder to combat climate change on a global scale.... >>>

How a Bitter Divorce Battle on Earth Led to Claims of a Crime in Space

Saturday  02:30,   24 august 2019
msn

Summer Worden, a former Air Force intelligence officer living in Kansas, has been in the midst of a bitter separation and parenting dispute for much of the past... >>>

Near the Amazon fires, residents are sick, worried, and angry

Saturday  02:30,   24 august 2019
nationalgeographic

In Porto Velho, capital of a Brazilian state ravaged by recent fires, residents are on edge and falling ill from the pervasive... >>>

Opinions | The fight against terrorism is far from over

Saturday  01:50,   24 august 2019
washingtonpost

We must continue to defend the United States from another... >>>

Why the Jeffrey Epstein case inspires so many conspiracy theories

Saturday  01:50,   24 august 2019
vox

These unanswered questions are fueling speculation about the sex offender’s life and... >>>

Breakthrough as Ireland agrees to help with relocation of people stranded on migrant rescue ship

Friday  19:40,   23 august 2019
thejournal.ie

356 migrants have been stranded aboard the Ocean Viking boat in the... >>>

Jail sentence set aside for man who took 12,000 photos of woman without her consent

Friday  18:10,   23 august 2019
thejournal.ie

Mark Mooney of Wexford Town was convicted last year after he admitted harassing a... >>>

Learner driver facing court after arrest for suspected drink driving

Friday  18:00,   23 august 2019
extra.ie

Learner driver facing court after arrest for suspected drink... >>>

Ireland to take in some of the 356 migrants stranded on Ocean Viking rescue ship

Friday  17:50,   23 august 2019
msn

This country is one of six states which have agreed to relocate the migrants who were picked up in the Mediterranean . Malta had denied the ship entry, and Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said none of the migrants will remain in the country after the... >>>

Bus and rail passengers face threat of services being pulled from anti-social 'blackspots' within weeks

Friday  17:35,   23 august 2019
independent.ie

Bus and rail passengers face threat of services being pulled from anti-social 'blackspots' within... >>>

Pedestrian dies after being struck by motorcycle in Dublin

Friday  16:40,   23 august 2019
thejournal.ie

Gardaí are appealing for motorists travelling in the area who have dash cam footage to contact... >>>

The Cops Who Abused Photoshop

Friday  16:35,   23 august 2019
msn

Police in Oregon manipulated a photo to make a suspect look more like the perpetrator. Society has already entered an era when technology permits the easy manipulation of images, video, and audio. One would expect law-enforcement professionals to... >>>

David Koch, billionaire industrialist who influenced conservative politics, dies at 79

Friday  16:25,   23 august 2019
washingtonpost

With his brother Charles, he funded advocacy groups that spread an uncompromising anti-government gospel that had the cumulative effect of moving the GOP steadily to the... >>>

Fire breaks out at block of flats next to Grenfell Tower site

Friday  16:06,   23 august 2019
uk.news.yahoo

Fire breaks out at block of flats next to Grenfell Tower... >>>