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Adrian Ismay murder accused said they had 'good... A west Belfast man arrested after a bomb detonated under the van of a prison officer said he...

A west Belfast man arrested after a bomb detonated under the van of a prison officer said he had no knowledge of the incident, was not involved and was not a member of the New IRA, a court heard on Thursday. Full details of Christopher Robinson's interviews with police emerged for the first time at....

Whicker: Free agency proves the NBA is a league for all seasons

On Sunday, the 10th official day of summer, we will play volleyball, grill some tri-tips, ride bikes and watch basketball. The season itself might not be endless, but the game is. The Free Agent Shopping Network has become the most consequential day in every NBA season that does not have a Game 7 in the Finals.

Whicker: Free agency proves the NBA is a league for all seasons

On Sunday, the 10th official day of summer, we will play volleyball, grill some tri-tips, ride bikes and watch basketball. The season itself might not be endless, but the game is. The Free Agent Shopping Network has become the most consequential day in every NBA season that does not have a Game 7 in the Finals.

NASA to Announce New Mission Live: Titan Drone or Comet Chaser?

On Thursday, NASA will announce its next major mission to explore the solar system. It will choose between two finalists: Caesar, which would rendezvous with a comet and collect a pristine sample for study back on Earth; Or Dragonfly, a quadcopter drone capable of soaring across the skies of Titan,....

Federal judge orders Frank Gable’s release from prison on Friday

U.S. District Judge John V. Acosta Thursday gave Gable the green light to be released, after his lawyers, prosecutors and state Department of Justice attorneys worked out many of the logistics, pending the state’s appeal. Gable, now 59, who was convicted in the January 1989 stabbing death of Oregon....

Ex-police officer harassed and stalked headteacher in doomed bid to win her back

Basil Thomas dumped his girlfriend of six years over text (Picture: Cavendish) A former police officer has been given a restraining order for harassing and stalking his ex-girlfriend in a doomed attempt to rekindle their romance. Basil Thomas, 50, regretted dumping his girlfriend of six years....

Do not buy these 5 products on Amazon Prime Day!

Get the biggest deals delivered to your inbox! It's almost here! Can you feel it? One of the biggest sales events of the entire year is right around the corner. The 5th annual Amazon Prime Day is set for July 15. Prime Day is billed as bigger than Black Friday and Cyber Monday by retail giant....

‘I want to live’: Race against time to find man a living liver donor

Since Christmas, Bob’s strength has deteriorated substantially due to a loss of muscle mass. “He has fallen and hurt himself numerous times,” Darlene noted. “He requires a cane or walker.” At the moment, Bob is on a regimen of 21 pills a day, and Lactulose does its best to ward off hepatic encephalopathy, toxins building up in his bloodstream.

Walt Disney : Disney on Broadway Celebrates Its 25th Anniversary at D23 Expo on Saturday, August 24th With an Exclusive Concert Event & the Premiere of a New Virtual Reality Experience

Disney on Broadway is thrilled to return to D23 Expo , in Anaheim, California, to celebrate its 25 th anniversary. Join Broadway’s brightest stars as they present an exclusive concert, Disney on Broadway: A 25 th Anniversary Celebration in Hall D23 on Saturday, August 24, at 3:30 p.m.

Man jailed for life for murdering teen drug dealer and hiding body in his north London attic Evening Standard

© Provided by Independent Digital News & Media Limited. A window cleaner has been jailed for at least 22 years after he murdered a teenage drug dealer and hid the decomposing body in his attic for eight months. Gary Hopkins, 37, hacked 17-year-old Abdi Ali to death at his home in heard on Thursday.

Guimaras emerging as major tourist destination in Visayas

MANILA, Philippines The province of Guimaras is gradually emerging as a tourist destination as its annual mango festival continues to lure domestic visitors. In a statement, the Department of Tourism (DOT) lauded the Guimaras provincial government’s sustainable tourism development program, as it....

Man jailed for life for murdering teen drug dealer and hiding body in his north London attic

A window cleaner has been jailed for at least 22 years after he murdered a teenage drug dealer and hid the decomposing body in his attic for eight months. Gary Hopkins, 37, hacked 17-year-old Abdi Ali to death at his home in The 37-year-old and his partner Stacy Docherty, 28, were both addicted to heroin and crack cocaine, the court heard.

Ex-lobbyist Todd Howe agrees to pay Syracuse’s Cor Development $85K to settle lawsuit

Ex-lobbyist Todd Howe has agreed to pay Central New York-based Cor Development $85,000 to settle a lawsuit. Howe, along with Cor executives Steven Aiello and Joseph Gerardi , were at the center of two federal corruption trials last year. Howe pleaded guilty to charges in 2016 and cooperated with prosecutors.

‘I want to live’: Race against time to find man a living liver donor

Since Christmas, Bob’s strength has deteriorated substantially due to a loss of muscle mass. “He has fallen and hurt himself numerous times,” Darlene noted. “He requires a cane or walker.” At the moment, Bob is on a regimen of 21 pills a day, and Lactulose does its best to ward off hepatic encephalopathy, toxins building up in his bloodstream.

Man accused of beating partner after seeing her 'grinding' other man in nightclub not guilty

. Spencer Chantry had been accused of two counts of criminal damage, one count of assault by beating and one count of assault occasioning actual bodily harm. A man who denied assaulting his partner and ripping off her jewellery after seeing her "grinding" another man in a nightclub has been cleared of all charges.

Lawsuit claims Utah hotel exploited immigrants from Philippines

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A lawsuit filed Tuesday accuses the luxury Grand America Hotel in Salt Lake City of luring workers from the Philippines to a program that promised training and cultural immersion but instead forced them to work long hours doing menial jobs for low pay.

Brendalle Belaza brings the life of a UAE nanny into focus

By turning her camera lens on domestic workers like herself, Brendalle Belaza wants to show another side to life as a nanny in the Gulf. She believes household help in the UAE are seldom photographed, interviewed, or portrayed on television; that they are almost invisible.

Estate agent launches 0% commission deal meaning it's selling homes 'for free'

On average, estate agents charge between 0.75% and 3% of the final price when you sell a home. That means they're taking in around £2,000 per sale, and sometimes much more than that amount. Except, now, one agent has decided to scrap fees to some house sellers entirely.

Seven doctors miss boy's cancer despite him having tumour 'size of fist' behind nose

Seven doctors failed to diagnose an eight-year-old boy's cancer - despite him having a fist-sized tumour behind his nose and lumps on his neck. Freddie Dixon was eventually given the devastating news that he has non-Hodgkins Lymphoma. His mum Lauren Chambers and dad Adam Dixon said their concerns....

Ghost Ship trial: Oakland firefighter said ‘the space seemed fine’ 3 years before fire

OAKLAND — An Oakland firefighter helped his daughter move out of the Ghost Ship warehouse years before the deadly blaze took the lives of 36 people. Three years later, he helped recover bodies from the same warehouse. Oakland firefighter Daniel Keenen testified Wednesday in the trial of Derick....

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From senators to Irish TV stars, JOE caught up with the cast of Treasure Island to find out what they're up to, and if they're watching Love Island... RTÉ's Treasure Island aired for two seasons at the turn of the millennium, and reached over one million viewers at its peak.

Channel 5 to revive James Herriot's All Creatures Great And Small

James Herriot's All Creatures Great And Small is to be adapted for a new TV series and Christmas special ahead of the 50th anniversary of the original publication of the books. It is the second time the novels have been turned into a television series following a BBC version that ran from 1978 to....

Father, Neighbor, Killer: Germany's Chilling New Far-Right Terror

The history of modern Germany has been peppered with instances of right-wing terrorism. There were attacks against U.S. soldiers, whom neo-Nazis saw as "occupiers." There was the Oktoberfest bombing in 1980, which left 13 people dead. And of course, there were the murders of immigrants and a....

Arsenal legend's telling claim about club following Aaron Ramsey's Juventus transfer

Arsenal legend Robert Pires claims that the club are "already regretting" letting Aaron Ramsey leave the Emirates for Juventus. The attacking midfielder joined the Italian giants this summer, having signed a pre-contract with the Serie A club earlier in the season.