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Tunisia protests: Reforms announced amid new rallies

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe government is seeking to calm days of unrest The Tunisian government has announced a wave of social reforms, reacting to days of demonstrations by anti-austerity protesters. There were fresh protests on Sunday, the seventh anniversary of the ousting of President Zine …

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Authorities in Hawaii apologise for false missile alert

Authorities in Hawaii have apologised after an emergency alert was mistakenly sent to people warning them about an incoming ballistic missile. The emergency alert was sent yesterday to Hawaii’s residents warning of an imminent ballistic missile attack when an employee at the state emergency management agency pushed the “wrong button,” …

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FF Senator Daly to consider presidential election run

A Fianna Fáil Senator from Kerry, Mark Daly, has said he will give “serious consideration” to seeking the party’s nomination for the presidential election. Speaking on RTÉ’s The Week In Politics, Mr Daly said: “I have been humbled by party members who approached me and asked me to consider putting …

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Martin O'Neill turns down Stoke City – report

Martin O’Neill will not make a return to the Premier League after reportedly turning down the chance to take the reins at Stoke City. According to Luke Edwards of the Telegraph, the Derryman has rejected the Potters’ offer following lengthy negotiations. He now intends to remain at the helm with the …

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Pittsburgh Steelers set to use franchise tag on Le'Veon Bell

The Pittsburgh Steelers are expected to use their franchise tag on Le’Veon Bell for the second consecutive season, setting up another likely standoff with the star running back. The NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport reported Sunday morning that the Steelers are prepared to use the tag, which would mean a $14.5 …

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APNewsBreak: US set to cut UN money for Palestinian refugees

WASHINGTON –  The Trump administration is preparing to withhold tens of millions of dollars from the U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees, cutting the year’s first contribution by more than half or perhaps entirely, and making additional donations contingent on major changes to the organization, according to U.S. officials. President Donald …

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