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North Korea missile 'as close as 100km' to Air France flight

Image copyright AFP Image caption The North Korean missile landed in the Sea of Japan, only minutes before the flight from Tokyo to Paris crossed its trajectory An Air France plane carrying more than 330 passengers may have come as close as 100km (62 miles) to a intercontinental ballistic missile …

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HIQA highlights shortcomings at Oberstown facility

A HIQA inspection of the state’s child detention facility at Oberstown in North Dublin has found that some residents were forced to spend up to nine days separated from their peers. Two of the children were not given access to fresh air for a week during their isolation.  The centre …

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Two men appear in court charged with IRA membership

Two Dublin men have appeared before a special sitting of the Special Criminal Court charged with IRA membership. Kevin Braney and Ciaran Maguire (29) were both arrested yesterday by gardaí investigating the activities of dissident republicans. Mr Braney, who did not give a date of birth, with an address at Glenshane …

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Wayne: Why I did it

Wayne Newton has been performing since he was 5-years-old, but he insisted he never gets tired entertaining.  He’s known he wanted to be involved in showbiz since he visited the Grand Ole Opry one night at age of 4, he told Fox News. The evening featured an all-star lineup of …

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The enterprise technologies to watch in 2017

Enterprise IT in 2017 continues to be highly influenced by consumer technology, but for a change this year we can see a concerted push to craft business-ready versions of emerging tech in hot new categories. This is particularly the case in areas like blockchain, digital twins, marketing integration solutions, and …

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Roman Ruins Found in France Are Called ‘Exceptional’

Paradoxically, “the fires permitted the conservation of the architecture,” Mr. Clément, who also works at the University of Lyon, said in a phone interview. The fires carbonized the wood beams that had been used to set off spaces in homes and also effectively baked the bricks between the beams, he …

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