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Two men arrested over Cantrell Close intimidation

Two men arrested by detectives investigating the intimidation of four Catholic families in Belfast have been released. The suspects, aged 37 and 40, were detained on suspicion of being members of the paramilitary Ulster Volunteer Force UVF. They were freed pending a report to prosecutors, police said. Last week, Northern …

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Che Guevara’s Fiery Life and Bloody Death

“The orders to his troops were simple,” the article said. “‘Go in and attack!’” Photo Guevara, left, with Castro in the early 1960s. Credit Agence France-Presse — Getty Images As the rebels consolidated control, a reporter asked Guevara what he planned to do now. “We are waiting for Fidel,” he …

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GitLab raises $20M Series C round led by GV

GitLab, a collaboration and DevOps platform for developers that’s currently in use by more than 100,000 organizations, today announced that it has raised a $20 million Series C round led by GV (the fund you may still remember under its former name of Google Ventures). This brings GitLab’s total funding to …

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Dublin man to be sentenced over IRA membership

A Dublin man who bought the car that was later used in the fatal shooting of Northern Ireland prison officer David Black will be sentenced later this month at the Special Criminal Court for IRA membership. Mr Black, a 52-year-old father of two, was shot dead on 1 November 2012. …

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Ryanair pilots call for no victimisation of negotiators

Ryanair has confirmed that it will not be meeting with the new interim representative body for Ryanair pilots, the European Employee Representative Committee (EERC). In an update to pilots, the EERC, said they have signalled their desire to establish a representation system which enables bases to jointly engage with management on a regional basis. …

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Weinstein fired over sexual harassment claims

Film producer Harvey Weinstein has been fired following claims he sexually harassed female employees over several decades. The movie production firm he co-founded, The Weinstein Company, said in a statement that its co-chairman’s employment had been “terminated, effective immediately”. It said its board of directors made the decision “in light …

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