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  1. Chuck Feeney: Giving it all awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Independent.ie

    Atlantic Philanthropies has this year wound itself up as quietly as it arrived in Ireland more than 30 years ago, after dispensing a 1bn on Irish projects. Our reporter profiles Chuck Feeney - the billionaire backer of an extraordinary foundation The greatest distraction about Atlantic Philanthropies is, ironically, its founder Charles 'Chuck' Feeney, the secretive Irish-American billionaire who gave all his money away, yet left nothing behind bearing his name.

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  2. 'Someone shouted "gunman"... everyone scattered, casino chips still...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 2 | Independent.ie

    Police and rescue personnel gather at the intersection of Las Vegas Boulevard and Tropicana Ave. People react at gunshots heard at music festival in Las Vegas, U.S. in this picture obtained from social media. @RTBLECKvia REUTERS Medics treat the wounded as Las Vegas police respond during an active shooter situation on the Las Vegas Stirp in Las Vegas.

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  3. Meaty challenge: What's on the menu for future cities?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2017 | Independent.ie

    Juicy lab-grown steaks and burgers made of plant-based meat could soon be tempting hardened carnivores scanning restaurant menus in the world's biggest cities, as food producers explore fresh ways to feed booming populations. Juicy lab-grown steaks and burgers made of plant-based meat could soon be tempting hardened carnivores scanning restaurant menus in the world's biggest cities, as food producers explore fresh ways to feed booming populations.

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  4. Russia vows 'tough response' to US consulate closureRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2017 | Independent.ie

    Russia has promised a "tough response" to the United States' decision to shut its consulate in San Francisco in the latest round of diplomatic tit-for-tat. Russia has promised a "tough response" to the United States' decision to shut its consulate in San Francisco in the latest round of diplomatic tit-for-tat.

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  5. San Francisco claims 'love' victory after right-wing group shut outRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2017 | Independent.ie

    Protesters opposing a right-wing "freedom rally" in liberal San Francisco have claimed victory after the event was cancelled when city chiefs walled off a park. Protesters opposing a right-wing "freedom rally" in liberal San Francisco have claimed victory after the event was cancelled when city chiefs walled off a park.

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  6. Right-wing gathering in San Francisco fizzles amid crackdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2017 | Independent.ie

    A planned right-wing rally in the shadow of San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge that was downgraded to a news conference fizzled further after police swarmed the small park where it was taking place and city workers erected a fence around it. A planned right-wing rally in the shadow of San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge that was downgraded to a news conference fizzled further after police swarmed the small park where it was taking place and city workers erected a fence around it.

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  7. Oxford University employee will return to Chicago for questioning over murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2017 | Independent.ie

    Andrew Warren enters a courtroom for an extradition hearing at the Hall of Justice in San Francisco An Oxford University employee will be returned to Chicago for questioning alongside a US professor on suspicion of murdering a 26-year-old hair stylist found with more than 40 stab wounds. An Oxford University employee will be returned to Chicago for questioning alongside a US professor on suspicion of murdering a 26-year-old hair stylist found with more than 40 stab wounds.

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  8. Fugitive Oxford employee appears in US court charged with hairdresser's murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2017 | Independent.ie

    An Oxford University employee who spent more than a week as a fugitive with a US professor has appeared in court accused of murdering a 26-year-old hair stylist. An Oxford University employee who spent more than a week as a fugitive with a US professor has appeared in court accused of murdering a 26-year-old hair stylist.

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  9. Oxford University employee arrested with US professor over stab death of man in ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2017 | Independent.ie

    Oxford University employee Andrew Warren, who was detained in California on suspicion of murdering a 26-year-old man in Chicago An Oxford University employee has been arrested alongside a US professor following a nationwide manhunt for the murder suspects, police have said. An Oxford University employee has been arrested alongside a US professor following a nationwide manhunt for the murder suspects, police have said.

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  10. Jet 'as low as 59ft' in near-miss at San Francisco airportRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2017 | Independent.ie

    Investigators show Air Canada flight 759 attempting to land at the San Francisco International Airport in San Francisco on July 7 New photos have revealed how shockingly low an Air Canada jet was when it pulled up to avoid crashing into planes waiting on a San Francisco International Airport taxiway last month. New photos have revealed how shockingly low an Air Canada jet was when it pulled up to avoid crashing into planes waiting on a San Francisco International Airport taxiway last month.

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  11. UPS gunman had overtime grievance against firm - unionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | Independent.ie

    The man who shot dead three people at a UPS warehouse in San Francisco filed a grievance complaining that he was working excessive overtime, a union member has said. The man who shot dead three people at a UPS warehouse in San Francisco filed a grievance complaining that he was working excessive overtime, a union member has said.

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  12. Irish couple's American Holidays honeymoon dreams shattered after...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2017 | Independent.ie

    Newlyweds Lee and Coleen Finlay with their son Spencer in Belfast on May 5th 2017 Newlyweds Lee and Coleen Finlay with their son Spencer in Belfast on May 5th 2017 Newlyweds Lee and Coleen Finlay with their son Spencer in Belfast on May 5th 2017 Instead, they are spending every waking moment beside the hospital bed of four-year-old son Spencer, who broke his leg in a freak accident the day after the Belfast couple's wedding.

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  13. Families of US balcony collapse students accept settlementRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2017 | Independent.ie

    The families of the five Irish students who died when a balcony collapsed in the US have accepted a settlement from a number of firms, their lawyer has said. The families of the five Irish students who died when a balcony collapsed in the US have accepted a settlement from a number of firms, their lawyer has said.

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  14. Survivors and families of Berkeley tragedy drop lawsuits after payoutsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2017 | Independent.ie

    'The settlements were reached after civil suits for damages were filed in California in the aftermath of the tragedy' Survivors of the Berkeley balcony collapse and relatives of the six students who died have reached out-of-court settlements with a number of companies involved in the construction of the building. Survivors of the Berkeley balcony collapse and relatives of the six students who died have reached out-of-court settlements with a number of companies involved in the construction of the building.

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  15. Dark day for San Franciscians as power cut blacks out cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2017 | Independent.ie

    A power cut in San Francisco that trapped people in lifts and left tens of thousands of others in the dark was caused by a massive failure of a circuit breaker that set off a fire at a power sub-station. A power cut in San Francisco that trapped people in lifts and left tens of thousands of others in the dark was caused by a massive failure of a circuit breaker that set off a fire at a power sub-station.

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  16. Uber facing fines over drunk driver allegationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2017 | Independent.ie

    The logo of Uber is seen on an iPad, during a news conference to announce Uber resumes ride-hailing service, in Taipei, Taiwan April 13, 2017. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu Uber's popular ride-sharing network has repeatedly failed to promptly suspend and investigate its California drivers when passengers report them driving drunk, state regulators charged in an enforcement action, recommending $1.13m in fines.

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  17. Gilbert Baker, creator of rainbow flag gay rights symbol, dies aged 65Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2017 | Independent.ie

    The creator of the rainbow flag that has become a widely recognised symbol of gay rights has died aged 65. The creator of the rainbow flag that has become a widely recognised symbol of gay rights has died aged 65. Gilbert Baker's death was reported on Friday to the New York City medical examiner's office. The cause was not known.

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  18. Kidnap victim tells of her 'hell' as abductor jailed for 40 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2017 | Independent.ie

    A woman who was drugged along with her boyfriend and then dragged from their California home has described the "hell that we have survived" in emotional testimony. Marianne Quinn the mother of Aaron Quinn, one of Matthew Muller's victims, hugs one of her son's friends A woman who was drugged along with her boyfriend and then dragged from their California home has described the "hell that we have survived" in emotional testimony.

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  19. Revealed: Where government Ministers are travelling for St Patrick's DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2017 | Independent.ie

    There has been uncertainty surrounding the future of Enda Kenny of late - but confirmation of his visit to the White House for St Patrick's Day means he's going nowhere soon. There has been uncertainty surrounding the future of Enda Kenny of late - but confirmation of his visit to the White House for St Patrick's Day means he's going nowhere soon.

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  20. Trump loses appeal against judge's travel ban rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2017 | Independent.ie

    President Donald Trump has lost an appeal against a court ruling blocking his travel ban on certain travellers and all refugees. President Donald Trump has lost an appeal against a court ruling blocking his travel ban on certain travellers and all refugees.

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