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Austria Gas Explosion Leaves One Dead and 18 Injured

Photo Flames from a deadly explosion on Tuesday at a natural gas hub in Baumgarten, Austria. Credit Tomas Hulik/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images An enormous explosion rocked a major natural gas hub in Austria on Tuesday, killing an employee, injuring at least 18 people and raising concerns about tightening supplies …

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Hurricane Ophelia blows in top of 2017 Google charts

Hurricane Ophelia was the most searched for term by Irish-based Google users this year. According to the company’s review of trending search terms for 2017, the US President Donald Trump also captured people’s curiosity, coming in second on the list. The crunch Ireland v Denmark football game also grabbed people’s attention, …

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Biggest meteor shower of year due tonight

Stargazers will be in for a celestial fireworks show tonight as the biggest meteor shower of the year over Ireland takes place. The Geminids will see up to 50 times more shooting stars than a normal night according to Astronomy Ireland. The display will only be visible, however, if the …

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Google's most searched terms of 2017 revealed

Google remains the most used search engine on the web and its annual list of the most popular searches always offers an excellent glimpse into the zeitgeist. The company’s trends data reveals that people asked “how” more than any other question. As the political and natural environment erupted in turmoil …

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