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Appeal to locate 77-year-old Westmeath man

77-year-old Michael Browne took a bus to Dublin earlier today. Gardaí have appealed for information about a 77-year-old man who went missing earlier today, 15 October. Michael Browne boarded a bus from his home in Castletown, Delvin, Co Westmeath at 9am to travel to Dublin. He was last seen at Busáras in Dublin. Michael is described as being 5'7'' in height, is of slim build and has a beard. When last seen he was wearing a navy check shirt, ... Full story

Judge praises siblings for reporting sexual abuse they suffered 60 years ago

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Man arrested in Cork during garda probe into stolen property

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Jason Chaffetz: Attorney General Sessions needs to go – Here’s why Trump needs to show him the door

FILE - Dec. 15, 2017: President Donald Trump, left, sits with Attorney General Jeff Sessions during the FBI National Academy graduation ceremony in Quantico, Va. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci. Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.). The damage was done more than a year ago. But the bill is just now coming due. With the refusal of Fusion GPS co-founder Glenn Simpson last week to comply with a congressional subpoena, the deliberate ... Full story

Lebanon: Discriminatory Nationality Law

(Beirut) – Lebanon should amend an outdated nationality law to ensure that children and spouses of Lebanese women have the same right to citizenship as those of Lebanese men, Human Rights Watch said today. The current law discriminates against women married to foreigners, their children, and spouses, by denying citizenship to the children and spouses. The law affects almost every aspect of the children’s and spouses’ lives, including legal ... Full story

German train station locked down after man takes woman hostage, police say

Cologne police said they have closed parts of the western German city's main train station because of a hostage situation. The incident appears to have started Monday at a pharmacy inside the train station. (AP). A man was taken into custody Monday after he held a woman hostage at a pharmacy inside one of Germany’s largest train stations, sparking an evacuation and a brief standoff, police said. The hostage taker, who was not identified, was ... Full story

Mohammed Dewji: Reward offered for abducted Tanzania billionaire

Image caption Financial magazine Forbes says Mohammed Dewji is worth $1.5bn (£980m). The family of Tanzanian billionaire Mohammed Dewji, who was kidnapped on Thursday, has offered a 1bn Tanzania shilling ($440,000; £330,000) reward for information that would lead to his rescue. Mr Dewji. reportedly Africa's youngest billionaire, was taken by masked gunmen in the Tanzanian city of Dar es Salaam. The police have arrested more than 20 people in ... Full story

President Donald J. Trump Approves Florida Emergency Declaration

Today, President Donald J. Trump declared that an emergency exists in the State of Florida and ordered Federal assistance to supplement State and local response efforts due to the emergency conditions resulting from Hurricane Michael beginning on October 7, 2018, and continuing. The President’s action authorizes the Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), to coordinate all disaster relief efforts which have ... Full story

Saudis preparing to admit Jamal Khashoggi died during interrogation, sources say

The Saudis are preparing a report that will acknowledge that Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi's death was the result of an interrogation that went wrong, according to sources. Full story