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Teenager denies Parsons Green tube attack charges

A teenager has denied responsibility for the Parsons Green terror attack in London, which injured 30 Tube passengers. Iraqi Ahmed Hassan Mohammed Ali, 18, was charged with attempted murder and using the chemical compound TATP to cause an explosion that was likely to endanger life on 15 September last year. …

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Pentagon: China, Russia outpace terrorism threat

WASHINGTON –  Countering China’s rapidly expanding military and an increasingly aggressive Russia are now the U.S. military’s top national security priorities, outpacing the threat of terrorism, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Friday. He said competition with those adversaries has threatened America’s military advantage around the world. Laying out a broad …

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Bridge boffin? 11 of the world's most famous

By Bethany Minelle, News Reporter Boris Johnson thinks the Channel is lacking a certain something, namely a bridge linking the UK and France. While his idea of building a link across the world’s busiest shipping lane has been met with scorn by some, French President Emmanuel Macron is reportedly in …

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Garda liaison has no recollection of any McCabe apology

The Garda liaison for the O’Higgins Commission has said he has no recollection that anyone apologised to Sergeant Maurice McCabe after an error was made in a submission about him by the then Garda Commissioner’s legal team. Chief Superintendent Fergus Healy was giving evidence at the Disclosures Tribunal about the …

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Military to kit out GPO for Lions Club homeless party

A military operation took place to transform the GPO’s public office into a banqueting hall this evening for a party for 240 homeless people. The Defence Forces transformed the area usually used to conduct postal business into a fully functioning eatery and dance hall this evening. ‘Eric’s Party’ – a party organised …

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