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Woman who alleges rape denies 'frayed' memory of night

A woman who alleges she was raped by two Ireland rugby international players has denied a suggestion by a defence lawyer that her memory of the night in question was frayed. The lawyers made the claim as the complainant was being cross-examined at the start of the third week of the …

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Islamic centre issues fatwa against FGM

The Islamic Centre of Ireland has issued a fatwa against female genital mutilation. The Head Imam of the ICI said female circumcision is forbidden and sinful and that any Muslims aware of it taking place in Ireland should stop it and report it to authorities. The religious ruling by Shaykh …

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Canada's Suncor moves into Norwegian waters

Feb. 12 (UPI) — Independent Norwegian producer Faroe Petroleum said Monday it was bringing a regional subsidiary of Canada’s Suncor into operations in the Norwegian Sea. For $54.5 million, Faroe said it sold a 17.5 percent working interest in the Fenja development in the Norwegian Sea to Suncor. Faroe under …

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Russia Saratov crash: Investigators comb crash site near Moscow

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWreckage was strewn across a wide area Hundreds of Russian investigators are searching snow-covered fields near Moscow, where a passenger jet crashed killing all 71 people on board. The 65 passengers and six crew died when the Saratov Airlines jet went down …

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Amazon may be developing AI chips for Alexa

The Information has a report this morning that Amazon is working on building AI chips for the Echo, which would allow Alexa to more quickly parse information and get those answers. Getting those answers much more quickly to the user, even by a few seconds, might seem like a move …

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Judge forced to grant bail to teen as Oberstown full

A judge has been forced to grant bail to the same “out of control” teenager for a second time in less than a week because the State’s main juvenile detention centre was full. The 16-year-old appeared before the Dublin Children’s Court last Wednesday charged over raids at two corner shops …

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Model N aims to scale its revenue cloud, expand industries

Model N, which provides revenue management systems, launched an overhaul to its platform that adds configure, price and quote tools, omni-channel capabilities and versions for verticals such as manufacturing and semiconductors. The company, which had fiscal 2017 revenue of $131.2 million, falls into the industry cloud category as it designs …

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