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Donegal Coast Guard station assists with sea rescue

Donegal Coast Guard station assists with sea rescue

One person was airlifted to Sligo University Hospital. The alarm was raised shortly after 11 o'clock this morning when their boat capsized off Aughris Head near Enniscrone, Co Sligo. The other six did not require any medical attention. The man in a serious condition was flown straight to hospital, while the remaining men were brought ashore to Aughris Pier.


4 takeaways from Day 1 of Neil Gorsuch confirmation hearings

4 takeaways from Day 1 of Neil Gorsuch confirmation hearings

Supreme Court. Thom Tillis, R-N.C. "The nominee before us today is not Leader McConnell", the Senate GOP leader, Mitch McConnell, who engineered the 10-month blockade of Obama's court pick, Judge Merrick Garland, last year. As he introduced Gorsuch to the Senate Judiciary Committee Monday for confirmation hearings , Bennet heartily praised Gorsuch and admonished Republicans for blocking the confirmation of President Obama's nominee past year.


Cruz says Gorsuch shouldn't be asked about Trump

Cruz says Gorsuch shouldn't be asked about Trump

Chairman Chuck Grassley, a Republican from Iowa, focused on the separation of powers in his 10-minute statement, saying, "Judges aren't free to update the Constitution". Gorsuch has been through the confirmation process before. "Now they are arguing that the Senate should rubber stamp a nominee selected by extreme interest groups, and nominated by a President who lost the popular vote by almost three million votes".


World Happiness Report ranks Canada 7th happiest country in the world

World Happiness Report ranks Canada 7th happiest country in the world

The latest rankings show Syrians, Burundians and Central Africans rating their lives the worst (about a 3.0) and people in the Nordic countries rating their lives the best (7.5 on average). The UAE previously stood in 14th in the 2013 index and has set a goal entering the top five happiest countries in the world under its Vision 2021 objectives.


Trump Criticizes Iran Nuclear Deal As Talks Start With Iraqi PM

Trump Criticizes Iran Nuclear Deal As Talks Start With Iraqi PM

As he left Iraq for the United States Sunday, Abadi said Iraqi forces were close to ridding the country of ISIS and that he would talk to the USA administration about the final steps needed. "Our main thrust is we have to get rid of ISIS. I mean we have to get rid of ISIS", he added, using an alternate acronym for the IS group. Asked whether he had seen the Trump administration's plan to wipe out Islamic State, Abadi said: "I haven't seen a full plan.


Car Bomb Blast Kills 6 Near Hotel in Somalia's Capital

Car Bomb Blast Kills 6 Near Hotel in Somalia's Capital

The blast happened near the entrance of Weheliye hotel on the busy Maka Almukarramah road, Captain Mohamed Hussein said . "We have carried 13 dead people and 14 others are injured". The security forces have cordoned off the area after the blast which was heard major parts of Mogadishu on Monday morning at around 11 a.m. NAN reports that so far, no group has claimed responsibility for the latest incident but Al-Shabaab insurgents have carried out a string of vehicle bomb attacks on police ...