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Second man shot in Ireland in apparent gang feud

Dublin - A man was shot dead in Dublin on Monday, Irish police said, in a killing thought to be a reprisal attack for a shooting at a boxing event last week.

Second man killed in Dublin 'gang feud'

Dublin - A man was shot dead in Dublin on Monday, Irish police said, in a suspected gangland reprisal attack for a fatal shooting at a boxing event last week.

Police hunt assailants after shooting at Dublin boxing event

Dublin - Irish police were searching Sunday for shooters who burst into a Dublin boxing event, killing one man and injuring two others in an attack thought to be a gang-related assassination.

One shot dead at Dublin boxing weigh-in: Police

Dublin - One man was killed and two others injured on Friday when gunmen opened fire on boxing fans at a weigh-in at a Dublin hotel, Irish police said.

40 years after disappearance Lucan death certificate granted

London - Lord Lucan, a member of the British aristocracy is officially dead, a London court has pronounced, four decades after the peer vanished from the face of the Earth in mysterious circumstances.

Irish PM calls election for February 26

Dublin - Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny on Wednesday called parliamentary elections for February 26 in a poll that could see disillusioned voters turn away from established parties to back political mavericks.

U.S. photographer captures naked women in decaying locations

In a project amied at showing beauty alongside decaying human-made structures, an American photographer filmed naked models in every state of the Union. What is most unusual about the project is the odd locations.

Ninth orca whale calf born to local pods, but another whale dies

There's a stampede of orca whales being born into the 3 southern resident pods of B.C. and Washington State with the latest birth confirmed this week. But the news isn't all good as a distressed mother was seen with her deceased calf.

The Onion sells 40% stake to Univision — Really, it did

The largest Spanish language broadcaster in the United States, Univision, has bought a 40 percent controlling interest in the Onion, the satirical online news magazine. No joke and all kidding aside, it's true, the deal was announced today.

Oldest man in the world no longer — Japanese man dies at 112

A Japanese man believed to have been the oldest man on Earth has died. Yasutaro Koide inherited the title just last July upon the death of a fellow countryman and hands the title to a man from China. Koide died at 112 years, 311 days old.

Fossilized and intact baby Chasmosaurus dinosaur a missing piece

The reason fossilized baby dinosaurs are very rarely found is their size and youth. Naturally the bones of the dino young are smaller and far less sturdy and so preservation is far less likely. But while rare, such findings do occur.

Canadian dollar drops below 70 cents U.S., some happy, others not

For the first time in 13 years the Canadian dollar fell below the 70 cent U.S. mark on Tuesday. The country's dollar is falling right alongside world oil prices, which dropped to below $30 a barrel, also on Tuesday.

U.K. study may have discovered Alzheimer's Disease breakthrough

Scientists from the University of Southampton released results of a study on Friday that they believe is an important next step toward finding a cure for Alzheimer's Disease and other dementia. It involves blocking one of the brain's receptors.

Orca whale dies caught on fishing line, U.K. pod nearly extinct

When Lulu the orca whale was found dead on the beach of a Scottish island last week the public and marine biologists moaned her loss. The pod she was part of — Britain's last of its type — was given little chance of survival; it's now given none.

1,500 pedophiles busted by FBI hacking the Dark Web

In perhaps the largest pedophile sting in history, the FBI hacked the Dark Web server to infiltrate and investigate 1,500 pedophiles using the secret website named the Playpen.

Justin Bieber Bad Boy Back: Pulls his pants down in Mexico

The singer from Canada who was good and then went bad and then good again seems to have taken another turn back towards being bad. A Spanish-language paper reports that Justin Bieber was kicked out of a revered historic site in Mexico.

Beatles are now streaming to the top of the charts: Billboard

The music of The Beatles was at last made available for streaming just two weeks ago, on Christmas Eve, and the results are already in. Billboard reports the songs and albums of the Fab Four are doing well.

Halifax man drinks 130-year-old beer found in harbour — Yuck!

A Halifax man drank beer from a 130-year-old bottle of Alexander Keith's found unopened in Halifax harbour by a scuba diver and said the old brew tasted....not so good. Chris Reynolds gave the beer a failing grade but loved drinking it.

Police in U.S. shot and killed nearly 1,000 people in 2015

After a year of compiling statistics on every police shooting in the U.S. the Washington Post has released a final tally. The Post found that in America during 2015 officers shot dead 986 civilians.

Man barely survives vicious attack from pitbulls on Christmas Day

The best thing about ringing in the New Year for Robin Elgie is being alive. The Fort St. John, B.C. man was very nearly killed on Christmas Day when two vicious pitbulls charged into his home in full attack mode.
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