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How the Ultimate Shark Photo Went Viral

Tuesday  16:05,   17 july 2018
nationalgeographic

A photographer takes a photo that launches his career—and then takes on a life of its own.Peschak knows that great white shark well. He photographed it 15 years ago following scientist Trey Snow in a bright yellow kayak off South Africa. Like many[...]
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Gardai arrest two men with loaded revolver short distance from Dublin home of Gerry 'The Monk' Hutch

Tuesday  16:00,   17 july 2018
independent.ie

Gardai arrest two men with loaded revolver short distance from Dublin home of Gerry 'The Monk' HutchThe pair, aged 25 and 28, were arrested on the Howth Road in Killester at approximately 5pm last[...]

Donald Trump praises 'strong' Vladimir Putin amid outrage over defence of Russia

Tuesday  15:50,   17 july 2018
news.sky

Donald Trump has hailed Vladimir Putin as "very, very strong" despite facing a barrage of criticism for suggesting he trusted the Russian leader over his own intelligence agencies. The US president returned to Washington on Monday night[...]

'The gap was closing': Ennis diver Jim Warny on the fear and elation of the Thai cave rescue

Tuesday  15:31,   17 july 2018
thejournal.ie

'The gap was closing': Ennis diver Jim Warny on the fear and elation of the Thai cave rescueJim Warny, a Belgian national, spoke to RTÉ’s Philip Boucher Hayes in his first in-depth interview since returning home to Co[...]

Clues Point to Occupant of Ancient 'Mystery' Sarcophagus

Tuesday  14:33,   17 july 2018
nationalgeographic

A sealed black stone coffin discovered in Egypt has sparked the imagination of the Internet. But who's the likely—or unlikely—owner?Officials at Egypt's Ministry of Antiquities are reportedly exasperated from fielding countless global press[...]

The facts missing from Trump and Putin’s news conference

Tuesday  13:28,   17 july 2018
washingtonpost

The facts missing from Trump and Putin’s news conferenceTrump was asked whether he believed the U.S. intelligence community’s assessment that Russia interfered in the presidential election in 2016, or whether he believed Putin’s denials. Remarkably, [...]

The facts missing from Trump and Putin’s news conference

Tuesday  13:28,   17 july 2018
washingtonpost

The facts missing from Trump and Putin’s news conferenceTrump was asked whether he believed the U.S. intelligence community’s assessment that Russia interfered in the presidential election in 2016, or whether he believed Putin’s denials. Remarkably, [...]

Showers provide heat relief as hosepipe ban looms

Tuesday  13:27,   17 july 2018
news.sky

Heavy showers have provided some welcome relief from the ongoing heatwave in parts of England, but not enough to curb plans for a hosepipe ban set to affect millions of people in the coming weeks. Fourteen millimetres of rain was recorded in[...]

Slime toys could be poisonous to children

Tuesday  12:35,   17 july 2018
news.sky

Parents warned about high levels of chemical in some slime toys. Parents are being warned that some children's slime products may contain up to four times the legal amount of a chemical which can cause convulsions and sickness.Consumer group Which? [...]

MGM Resorts International sues more than 1,000 victims from Las Vegas mass shooting, denying any liability

Tuesday  12:20,   17 july 2018
nydailynews

MGM Resorts International claimed in a new lawsuit that it has no liability in any of the injuries or deaths in the October mass shooting in Las Vegas. The company, which owns Mandalay Bay and the Route 91 Harvest festival venue, argued[...]

Four men sentenced to total of 53 years in prison for tiger kidnapping

Tuesday  11:50,   17 july 2018
independent.ie

Four men sentenced to total of 53 years in prison for tiger kidnappingLast May, Dubliners Mark Farrelly (47), Christopher Corcoran (71), David Byrne (45) and Niall Byrne (36) were convicted by a Dublin Circuit Criminal Court[...]

Rivalry between two London fashion models led to brutal murder, police say

Tuesday  11:45,   17 july 2018
washingtonpost

Jealousies, both professional and romantic, allegedly propelled the young men into the violent showdown on a London street.“Where you,” 24-year-old Koh allegedly messaged Uzoka, 25, the Times of London reported. “I’ll come there n we can fight bring [...]

Mobocracy can't be allowed, law needed to prevent lynchings: Supreme Court

Tuesday  11:31,   17 july 2018
indiatoday.in

Mobocracy can't be allowed, law needed to prevent lynchings: Supreme CourtThe Supreme Court also recommended that the government bring legislation that specifically targets lynching. Readers must note that the Supreme Court cannot direct[...]

Here's What It Was Like Inside the Room With Trump and Putin

Tuesday  10:07,   17 july 2018
time

Here's what it was like inside the Helsinki summit between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin.Russian President Vladimir Putin, notoriously late for official engagements, was delayed on his way from Russia to meet President Donald Trump in Finland, [...]

My fight for equal pay at BBC was worse than cancer, says Carrie Gracie

Tuesday  09:55,   17 july 2018
msn

The journalist reached an agreement with the corporation last month.The journalist resigned from her role in January in protest at inequalities at the BBC, accusing the corporation of having a “secretive and illegal pay[...]