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Ireland’s abortion referendum to be held on 25 May

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Recent years have seen demonstrations both for and against repealing the Eighth Amendment The Irish government has confirmed that the country’s referendum on abortion will be held on Friday 25 May Voters will decide if they want to make changes to Ireland’s strict abortion laws, ...

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Tommy Robinson banned from Twitter

Image copyright Twitter Image caption Twitter does not intend to let Mr Robinson return to its platform Tommy Robinson – ex-leader of the English Defence League – has been banned from Twitter. His account is marked as being “suspended”, but the BBC has learned that the US company has decided ...

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Bicyclist behind Midtown skateboarder attack seen in video

A bicyclist who repeatedly stabbed a skateboarder during a rolling Midtown fight this week was seen pedaling the wrong way in surveillance footage shared by police Wednesday. The clash left the 22-year-old skater stabbed and slashed in the thigh, back and stomach near E. 47th St. and ...

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Mighty Quinn: March 28 – NY Daily News

“Hey, Mighty. The world lost another of the greatest generation when Mr. Sal Chiaffitelli passed away peacefully on Feb. 5 at the age of 92. During WWII Sal was assigned aboard the USS Drexler, a destroyer bound for Okinawa. During a battle on May 28, 1945, two enemy aircraft ...

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China and N Korea confirm Kim Jong-un visit

Image copyright AFP Image caption Japanese media first reported rumours of the visit earlier this week After days of speculation, it has been confirmed that North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un has visited China. Rumours circulated earlier this week after reports a high-profile figure had arrived on a special train, similar ...

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