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Island in north-west Europe, 20th largest in world, politically divided into the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland (a part of the UK)

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Ireland: Island in north-west Europe, 20th largest in world, politically divided into the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland (a part of the UK)
Ireland is an island in the North Atlantic. It is separated from Great Britain to its east by the North Channel, the Irish Sea, and St George's Channel. Ireland is the second-largest island of the British Isles, the third-largest in Europe, and the twentieth-largest on Earth.

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IS detainee deported from Turkey charged after return to Ireland

Irish police charged a woman aligned to Islamic State on Wednesday, three days after she was arrested on suspicion of terrorist offences when she returned to Dublin from Turkey.
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Trump grants temporary reprieve for N.Irish ex-militant facing deportation

The Trump administration has granted a rare reprieve from deportation to a former member of an Irish Republican militant group who had been convicted of crimes committed during the political and..
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Buttigieg Gets Permission To Disclose McKinsey Clients [Video]Buttigieg Gets Permission To Disclose McKinsey Clients

Pete Buttigieg is taking up Elizabeth Warren’s challenge and disclosing his clients. According to Politico, McKinsey and Co. allowed him to disclose the information. This comes after Warren released..

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Walmart Apologizes For Santa Sweater Featuring A Drug Reference [Video]Walmart Apologizes For Santa Sweater Featuring A Drug Reference

Walmart Canada has apologized for making available a Christmas sweater that displays a drug reference. The sweater featured an image of Santa Claus behind a table with three white lines that look..

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FBI: Saudi Shooter Likely Acted Alone, But Motive Still A Mystery [Video]FBI: Saudi Shooter Likely Acted Alone, But Motive Still A Mystery

A Saudi Air Force lieutenant acted alone when he killed three people and wounded eight at a U.S. Navy base in Pensacola, Florida. Immediately following the shootings, he was fatally shot by a deputy..

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Caroll Spinney, Puppeteer To Big Bird And Oscar The Grouch, Dies At 85 [Video]Caroll Spinney, Puppeteer To Big Bird And Oscar The Grouch, Dies At 85

Puppeteer Caroll Spinney brought beloved "Sesame Street" characters Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch to life. CNN reports Spinney died at his Connecticut home on Sunday. He was 85. He passed away after a..

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UK PM vows to chase 2030 World Cup bid if elected [Video]UK PM vows to chase 2030 World Cup bid if elected

Boris asks Santa Claus for Brexit this Christmas as he plays soccer with kids as he promises a joint 2030 World Cup bid with Ireland and support for the grassroots of the game.

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Five Gift Ideas For Teen Girls [Video]Five Gift Ideas For Teen Girls

1. A Popsocket with a cool design. 2. A personalized zodiac necklace. 3. An instant camera. 4. Face masks. 5. String light with clips for pictures.

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BetoMania Is Over [Video]BetoMania Is Over

Beto O'Rourke's campaign for President crashed and burned. Democrats had tried to woo him to run for Senate. However, according to the Texas Tribune, Beto does not want to run for Senate. The Democrats..

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Fires Back About Food Stamps Cuts [Video]Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Fires Back About Food Stamps Cuts

U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York is firing back at the Trump administration who announced changes to the national food stamps program. According to Business Insider, the new changes to..

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William Barr Revealed To Have Hazed Robert Mueller [Video]William Barr Revealed To Have Hazed Robert Mueller

A new profile in New York Magazine revealed more about Attorney General William Barr. According to Business Insider, Barr’s relationship with former special counsel Robert Mueller wasn’t great...

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U.S. Vaping-Related Deaths Rise To 48 [Video]U.S. Vaping-Related Deaths Rise To 48

Reuters reports U.S. health officials have reported one new case and one more death. Both accounts stem from a respiratory illness tied to vaping, taking the total death toll to 48. As of Dec. 4, 2019,..

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Kerry Endorses Biden [Video]Kerry Endorses Biden

John Kerry, former senator and secretary of state, has endorsed Joe Biden for President. Kerry says Biden has the character and leadership skills to beat President Donald Trump. ---I believe Joe Biden..

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Laura Ingraham Still Charging Fans For Failed PodCast [Video]Laura Ingraham Still Charging Fans For Failed PodCast

Laura Ingraham is a star on Fox News. She left radio for a podcast. Now that’s quietly been cancelled. However, her fans are still being charged $49.95 per year for commercial-free access to it. The..

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New HashTag Laments Harris Withdrawl [Video]New HashTag Laments Harris Withdrawl

Kamala Harris suspended her campaign to become the Democratic nominee for President. She was the only woman of color running in the 2020 race. Harris qualified for the December 2019 debates. Currently,..

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Elon Musk Testifies In Defamation Case Against Him [Video]Elon Musk Testifies In Defamation Case Against Him

Tesla CEO Elon Musk made his first courtroom appearance as a defendant in a defamation case. According to Business Insider, the case began from a 2018 tweet where he called a man “pedo guy.” The..

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Biden Says He Didn't Want And Won't Want Obama's Endorsement [Video]Biden Says He Didn't Want And Won't Want Obama's Endorsement

Former Vice President Joe Biden recently said he doesn’t need Barack Obama’s endorsement. According to Politico, Biden asked Obama not to endorse him for the Democratic primary. When asked if..

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Jimmy Carter Hospitalized With Urinary Tract Infection [Video]Jimmy Carter Hospitalized With Urinary Tract Infection

Former President Jimmy Carter was released from the hospital the day before Thanksgiving. But soon after, Carter was admitted to another hospital over the holiday weekend. The Carter Center said in a..

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U.S. Senator Kamala Harris Is Ending Her Presidential Bid [Video]U.S. Senator Kamala Harris Is Ending Her Presidential Bid

First-term U.S. Senator Kamala Harris of California is ending her presidential bid. Harris is a rising Democratic Party star and outspoken critic of Republican President Donald Trump. Harris has made..

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Kamala Harris Abruptly Quits Democratic Primary Campaign [Video]Kamala Harris Abruptly Quits Democratic Primary Campaign

Once a frontrunner, Sen. Kamala Harris abruptly exited from the 2020 presidential campaign Tuesday. According to Business Insider, her moved shocked many of her fellow Democrats. Harris announced her..

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First Lady Melania Trump Sleeps On A Different Floor Than Her Husband [Video]First Lady Melania Trump Sleeps On A Different Floor Than Her Husband

According to a new book, President Trump and first lady Melania do not share a bedroom. The book says that Mrs. Trump occupies a separate bedroom that is on an entirely different floor from her..

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Student And Officer Wounded In Second Wisconsin School Shooting In Two days [Video]Student And Officer Wounded In Second Wisconsin School Shooting In Two days

An armed student confronted a police officer and both were wounded in a second high school shooting in Wisconsin. Gunfire erupted at Oshkosh West High School, about 85 miles north of Milwaukee on..

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Wisconsin Student Shot After Pulling A Gun [Video]Wisconsin Student Shot After Pulling A Gun

Waukesha South High School is located about 20 miles or 32 km west of Milwaukee. The school was put on lockdown today and then dismissed after a shooting, reports Reuters. The incident occurred after a..

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Gunshots Fired Inside Wisconsin High School [Video]Gunshots Fired Inside Wisconsin High School

A 17-year-old student was shot and wounded inside his Wisconsin high school by a police officer. This was after allegedly bringing a handgun into the building and refusing to surrender the weapon...

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Mark Zuckerberg Speaks Out On Decision To Not Remove Political Ads [Video]Mark Zuckerberg Speaks Out On Decision To Not Remove Political Ads

Mark Zuckerberg Speaks Out On Decision To Not Remove Political Ads

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Dua Lipa announces 2020 UK and Ireland arena tour [Video]Dua Lipa announces 2020 UK and Ireland arena tour

Dua Lipa is set to tour the UK and Ireland next year in support of her second album 'Future Nostalgia'.

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Montana Gov. Out Of Pres. Race [Video]Montana Gov. Out Of Pres. Race

Steve Bullock, Montana Governor, has suspended his presidential campaign. Bullock had fundraising struggles. He repeatedly failed to qualify for the debate stage. He attempted to sell himself as the..

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Islamic State detainee arrested on her return to Ireland from Turkey

An Irish citizen aligned to Islamic State deported from Turkey along with her two-year-old daughter was arrested on her return to Dublin on Sunday on suspicion of terrorist offences, Irish police said.
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Ireland set for IS detainee, young daughter to return from Turkey

Ireland expects to repatriate an Irish citizen aligned to Islamic State and her two-year-old daughter from Turkey this weekend, Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Saturday, as authorities in Ankara..
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Sixteen migrants found in sealed container on ferry to Ireland, all in good health

The crew of a passenger ferry traveling to Ireland from France discovered 16 migrants of Middle Eastern origin stowed aboard in a sealed trailer on Thursday, all of them in good health, Irish police..
Reuters - Published

Britain to call regional elections in Northern Ireland if deadlock continues

The British government will call a regional election in Northern Ireland if Irish nationalists and pro-British unionists fail to reach agreement to restore a power-sharing government by mid-January, a..
Reuters - Published

More Indians, including diaspora, heading to Ireland


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Two-year-old daughter of Islamic State detainee is Ireland's main concern -minister

An Irish citizen aligned to Islamic State who is set to be deported from Turkey has the right to return to Ireland but the government's main concern is for the safe repatriation of her two-year-old..
Reuters - Published

Brexit prompts Northern Ireland electoral pacts that could shake DUP grip

Division among Northern Ireland's pro-British and pro-Irish parties over Brexit has prompted tactical electoral moves that put at risk some of the seats that had given the province's Democratic..
Reuters - Published

UK police: man arrested in Ireland is of interest in truck death investigation

British police said a man arrested in Dublin on Saturday is a person of interest in their investigation into the deaths of 39 people who were found in a truck container.
Reuters - Published

Irish police arrest man over UK truck deaths

Irish police said on Saturday they had arrested a man in his 20s from Northern Ireland on suspicion of involvement in the deaths of 39 people found in the back of a truck near London on Wednesday.
Reuters - Published

Brexit extension likely to be flexible: Irish foreign minister

Ireland's foreign minister said he thinks Britain will be offered a flexible extension that could trigger Brexit well ahead of the new deadline but that the views of all EU member states were first..
Reuters - Published

Ireland to investigate if truck where bodies found passed through country

Irish authorities will carry out any investigations necessary if it is established that the truck in which the bodies of 39 people were found near London on Wednesday passed through Ireland, Prime..
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British police call truck deaths an 'absolute tragedy'

British police said the deaths of 39 people inside a truck was "an absolute tragedy" as they try to identify the victims and discover how the vehicle entered Ireland before coming to Britain.
Reuters - Published

Ireland to await developments from UK and EU on possible Brexit delay

Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Tuesday he would await further developments from London and Brussels about a possible extension to Brexit after his British counterpart lost a crucial vote in..
Reuters - Published

Brexit clarity could help revive talks on Northern Ireland government: Sinn Fein

Clarity on Brexit could open the way for Northern Ireland's feuding parties to engage in detailed talks aimed at reviving its power-sharing government, the deputy leader of the Irish nationalist Sinn..
Reuters - Published

Ireland warns any UK request for Brexit extension not straightforward

Ireland's position remains that granting an extension to Brexit is preferable to Britain crashing out of the European Union without a deal but there is no guarantee that view is shared throughout the..
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Ireland's Varadkar says no British request to delay Brexit yet

Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Saturday afternoon that Britain has not yet made any request to delay Brexit after Prime Minister Boris Johnson lost a vote in the UK parliament that means he..
Reuters - Published

Irish PM's party primed for snap election if Brexit sealed: party sources

Supporters of Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar will urge him to call a snap election if Britain can seal its departure from the European Union, four members of his Fine Gael party told Reuters.
Reuters - Published

Brexit deal will minimize short-term economy hit: Irish finance minister

The Brexit deal struck by Britain and the rest of the European Union will minimize much of Brexit's short-term impact on the economies of Ireland and Northern Ireland, Irish Finance Minister Paschal..
Reuters - Published

Ireland's foreign minister welcomes Brexit deal as a big step forward

Ireland's foreign minister on Thursday welcomed the Brexit deal struck by the British government and the European Union as "a big step forward".
Reuters - Published

Irish PM says flawed Northern Ireland assembly veto should be overhauled

A veto mechanism in Northern Ireland's devolved parliament that was intended to prevent discrimination toward one community over another should be overhauled in talks to restore the local assembly,..
Reuters - Published

Irish PM says still outstanding Brexit issues, may need more time

There are still issues to be resolved in Brexit negotiations, particularly on the issue of consent for Northern Ireland as well as some on customs, Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Wednesday..
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Amid Brexit tension, Irish PM says UK citizenship laws out of step with Northern Ireland peace deal

British citizenship laws are out of step with Northern Ireland's 1998 peace accord that recognized the birthright of anyone in the British-run region to identify as Irish, British or both, Irish Prime..
Reuters - Published

Ireland says Brexit legal text needed today to be ready for EU summit

Britain must put its proposals for a Brexit deal with the European Union in the form of a legal text on Tuesday if EU leaders are to approve an agreement at their summit in Brussels on Oct 17-18, Irish..
Reuters - Published

Brexit deal can be done, but work still to do: Coveney

A deal between Britain and the European Union is possible, perhaps even this week, but there are still a lot of details to be worked out, Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney said on Monday.
Reuters - Published

EU, Britain to hold intense Brexit talks as UK departure date nears

The European Union and Britain agreed on Friday to hold intense talks over the next few days in a bid to secure a deal over Britain's departure from the bloc, but arrangements over British-Irish border..
Reuters - Published

Possible Brexit fix: keep Northern Ireland in UK customs but do checks in Irish sea: EU sources

The European Union's Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier told member states that Britain has changed its position to now accept that the proposed replacement to the backstop cannot erect a customs border..
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JPMorgan now expects a Brexit deal to be struck

Investment bank JPMorgan said on Friday it now expected Britain and the European Union to reach a Brexit deal following an upbeat meeting on Thursday between Britain and Ireland's leaders.
Reuters - Published

Irish finance minister hopeful of Brexit progress in Brussels

Ireland’s finance minister said he was hopeful talks between the chief Brexit negotiators of the European Union and Britain would yield a positive outcome on Friday.
Reuters - Published

Brexit negotiators meet for breakfast after 'pathway to deal' opens

The chief Brexit negotiators of the European Union and Britain met for breakfast on Friday, hours after Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his Irish counterpart unexpectedly said they had found a pathway..
Reuters - Published

Brexit breakfast for EU and UK negotiators after 'pathway to deal' opens

The chief Brexit negotiators of the European Union and Britain were meeting for breakfast on Friday, hours after Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his Irish counterpart unexpectedly said they had found..
Reuters - Published

No Northern Ireland party will have veto on Brexit deal: UK minister

No single party in Northern Ireland will be given a veto in any Brexit deal that is now "a distinct possibility" following a positive meeting between the Irish and British leaders on Thursday,..
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Irish foreign minister says there is Brexit optimism but 'not there yet'

Ireland's foreign minister Simon Coveney said there was cause for optimism after positive Brexit talks between British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his Irish counterpart but said there was still..
Reuters - Published

UK Brexit planning minister Gove delighted by Johnson, Varadkar talks

Michael Gove, the British minister in charge of the government's preparations for Brexit, said talks between Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his Irish counterpart on Thursday had been constructive and..
Reuters - Published

Brexit deal can be done by October 31, Ireland says after positive Johnson meeting

A Brexit deal could be clinched by the end of October to allow the United Kingdom to leave the European Union in an orderly fashion, Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said after what he called a very..
Reuters - Published

Britain and Ireland see a pathway to Brexit deal

Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his Irish counterpart Leo Varadkar said they saw a pathway to a possible Brexit deal after a last-ditch meeting aimed at paving a way for the United Kingdom to leave..
Reuters - Published

Last chance Brexit saloon: British and Irish leaders meet

Prime Minister Boris Johnson met his Irish counterpart in northern England on Thursday in a last-ditch attempt to revive a British proposal for a Brexit deal that the European Union said falls far..
Reuters - Published

Irish PM says in UK to see if any Brexit progress can be made

Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said he was meeting his British counterpart, Boris Johnson, on Thursday to see if they could make any progress in Britain's negotiations with the European Union to..
Reuters - Published

UK and Irish leaders to meet in England on Thursday

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his Irish counterpart Leo Varadkar will meet on Thursday in the northwest of England, the Irish government said.
Reuters - Published

Ireland open to workable Northern Ireland assembly role in Brexit deal

Ireland is absolutely open to proposals that would give Northern Ireland's devolved assembly a say over Brexit but any mechanism must be workable and be one voters in the British-run region would..
Reuters - Published

EU's Oettinger rejects time limit to backstop, veto by Northern Ireland

The backstop in Ireland cannot be subject to a time limit or be at risk of being vetoed by a third party, which Northern Ireland would be from the EU's point of view after Brexit, the bloc's top budget..
Reuters - Published

Irish minister: if there's a Brexit solution, we want to find it

Ireland still wants to work with Britain to find solutions to solve the Brexit impasse because the stakes are so high that constructive engagement is the only choice, Irish Finance Minister Paschal..
Reuters - Published

Irish PM says very difficult to secure Brexit deal by next week

It will be very difficult to secure a Brexit agreement by next week with big gaps remaining in the British position, Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Tuesday following a phone call with his..
Reuters - Published

No impasse in Brexit talks, but gaps remain: Coveney

Ireland's foreign minister said on Tuesday there was still hope for a deal with Britain to smooth its exit from the European Union but more work needed to be done on customs arrangements to avoid a..
Reuters - Published

UK PM Johnson, Ireland's Varadkar want Brexit deal: Downing Street

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his Irish counterpart Leo Varadkar reiterated their desire for a Brexit deal in a phone conversation on Tuesday, a Downing Street spokesperson said.
Reuters - Published

British 'take it or leave it' approach amounts to no deal, Ireland says

If the British government's approach is that the fresh Brexit proposals it made last week were presented on a take-it-or-leave-it basis, it must know that will not result in a deal, Ireland's foreign..
Reuters - Published

Irish foreign minister to meet Barnier for Brexit update

Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney will meet the European Union's Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier later on Tuesday for an update on the ongoing negotiations in Brussels and believes a deal is still..
Reuters - Published

Ireland remains open to a 'fair' Brexit deal: Coveney

Ireland's foreign minister said on Tuesday European Council President Donald Tusk was reflecting EU-wide frustration when he accused Britain of playing a "stupid blame game" over Brexit.
Reuters - Published

Any threat to withdraw UK-Irish security cooperation is unacceptable: minister

Julian Smith, the British minister for Northern Ireland, said any threat to withdraw security cooperation with Ireland was unacceptable and not in the interests of the province or the wider United..
Reuters - Published

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