Irish activists pledge to protest against Donald Trump visit

Politicians urge public to send a clear signal to the American people during US presidents November trip Politicians and activists in Ireland have pledged to protest against Donald Trump when he visits in November. On Friday, the Solidarity People Before Profit all pledged to organise protests surrounding the visit, within…

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Hot Cheetos are getting their own biopic, but might land you in hospital

The super-spicy snack, set to get its own origin-story film, has been blamed for a teenagers emergency gallbladder surgery A teenager in Memphis, Tennessee, recently had her gallbladder removed, and her love of hot chips may be to blame. Rene Craighead, 17, ate around four bags of Flamin Hot Cheetos…

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Seriously ill Aretha Franklin visited by Stevie Wonder and Jesse Jackson

Singers nephew says family and friends trying to keep her spirits up as she receives hospice care at home Stevie Wonder and Jesse Jackson are among those to visit the seriously ill soul singer Aretha Franklin, who is close to the end of her life and receiving hospice care at…

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Scott Walker says building Canada border wall is a ‘legitimate issue’

The GOP candidate said voters have raised concerns to him about terrorists entering US from north, as immigration has become hot-button Republican topic The Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker said on Sunday that building a wall on the US northern border with Canada was a legitimate issue for us to…

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Separation at the border: children wait in cages at south Texas warehouse

US Border Patrol allows reporters to visit but does not allow pictures or interviews at holding facility housing children as young as four Inside an old warehouse in south Texas, hundreds of children wait away from their parents in a series of cages created by metal fencing. One cage had…

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Nazis separated me from my parents as a child. The trauma lasts a lifetime | Yoka Verdoner

I know from experience that the Trump-sanctioned brutality at the US border with Mexico will scar its child victims for life The events occurring now on our border with Mexico, where children are being removed from the arms of their mothers and fathers and sent to foster families or shelters,…

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Anthony Bourdain, TV chef and travel host, found dead aged 61

CNN, which aired Bourdains show Parts Unknown, confirmed his death and said it was suicide The girlfriend of TV chef Anthony Bourdain has paid tribute to his brilliant, fearless spirit as friends and family reacted with shock to his death at the age of 61. CNN, which hosted Bourdains globetrotting…

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