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Ethiopia and Eritrea declare end of war

Image copyright @fitsumaregaa Image caption Crowds turned out to greet Ethiopia’s prime minister after he flew into Eritrea’s capital, Asmara The leaders of Ethiopia and Eritrea have signed a declaration saying that the state of war between the two countries is over. A peace deal ending the 1998-2000 border conflict …

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Murder investigation into Limerick death

A murder investigation is under way into the death of a man in Limerick late on Saturday night. Patrick O’Connor was stabbed at Fitzgerald’s pub on Sexton Street in Thomondgate at around midnight on Saturday. A post-mortem examination confirmed that the 24-year-old died from stab wounds. A man in his 40s was arrested …

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Snapchat code reveals team-up with Amazon for ‘Camera Search’

A differentiator, a utility and maybe a money-maker Josh Constine @ / 14 hours Snapchat is building a visual product search feature, codenamed “Eagle,” that delivers users to Amazon’s listings. Buried inside the code of Snapchat’s Android app is an unreleased “Visual Search” feature where you “Press and hold to …

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eBay takes on Prime Day with its own summer sale

Good news, deal hunters: eBay today kicked off a summer sale offering discounts on everything from TVs and action cameras to gaming gear, wearable computing devices, smart home gadgets, and more. EBay has more than 100 products discounted to $119 today, including: a 32-inch TCL Roku Smart LED HDTV (48 …

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Protest over HPV vaccine takes place at Leinster House

Campaigners against the HPV vaccine have staged a protest outside the gates of Leinster House. More than 100 people gathered on Kildare Street over what they claim is the inadequate medical treatment provided to those they believe have suffered an adverse reaction to the vaccine. The REGRET support group says …

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Weinstein pleads not guilty to new charge

Harvey Weinstein has pleaded not guilty to a third charge of sexual assault. The Hollywood producer is already facing two sexual assault charges from two separate women dating back to 2004 and 2013. He also denies those claims. Image: The Hollywood producer had his handcuffs removed during the hearing Dressed …

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