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  • The logistics of getting Penn State to Ireland for the Croke Park Classic

    The logistics of getting Penn State to Ireland for the Croke Park Classic
    After fitting more than 300 people and 10 tons of cargo onto their chartered Boeing 747, Penn State's operations staff will search for one crucial piece of equipment they purposely left at home. An air horn. Head coach James Franklin can't conduct...
  • Class action against Facebook attracts 60,000 users

    Class action against Facebook attracts 60,000 users
    An Austrian law student said his class action challenging Facebook for alleged privacy violations had gathered support from 60,000 users and passed its first legal review. Max Schrems, who already has a case involving the social network pending at the...
  • Croke Park Classic is already a win for Ireland-born UCF kicker Sean Galvin

    One comparison comes to Deborah Galvin's mind when she thinks about her son, UCF kicker Sean Galvin, playing in Croke Park Saturday. "Becoming president," she said laughing. "It's the top of the top for any Irish athlete to actually play in Croke Park,...
  • Mum's the word on soaring Swedish household debt as poll nears

    STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Johan and Alejandra are the kind of Swedes the IMF has been warning about - piling up debt to keep up with an ever-rising property market and fund a lifestyle of travel, maids and nights out. The couple plan to buy a flat in...
  • Albert Reynolds dies at 81; former Irish prime minister

    Albert Reynolds dies at 81; former Irish prime minister
    Albert Reynolds, the risk-taking Irish prime minister who played a key role in delivering peace to Northern Ireland but struggled to keep his own governments intact, died Thursday at his home in Dublin after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease. He...
  • Irishman who died after returning from Africa negative for Ebola

    DUBLIN (Reuters) - Tests carried out on a man who died in Ireland after returning from an area of Africa affected by the Ebola virus were negative for the disease, the Health Service Executive (HSE) of Ireland said on Friday. The health service sent...
  • 'Frank' an offbeat dive through the looking glass of creativity

     'Frank' an offbeat dive through the looking glass of creativity
    Odd, offbeat, somehow endearing, the bleakly comic "Frank" has its own kind of charm as well as some pointed, poignant things to say about the mysterious nature of creativity, where it comes from and where it might all go. With the ability to be true to...
  • Upset stockholders confront Medtronic executives

    Medtronic Inc. chief executive Omar Ishrak on Thursday faced down jeers and tough questions from longtime shareholders upset about the personal tax implications of the Minnesota-based company's proposed relocation to Ireland. "It is going to cost many of...
  • Ireland testing deceased person recently in Africa for Ebola

    DUBLIN (Reuters) - Ireland's health service is carrying out tests on a suspected case of the Ebola virus in a deceased person who recently returned from Africa, the Health Service Executive (HSE) of Ireland said in a statement on Thursday. "The public...
  • Volcano a threat to Penn State-Central Florida game in Ireland

    Volcano a threat to Penn State-Central Florida game in Ireland
    ORLANDO — Penn State's game against Central Florida in Ireland could be in jeopardy thanks to an Icelandic volcano. The risk of a volcano called Bardarbunga erupting has increased greatly in recent days. Scientists are concerned a major...
  • Cain Velasquez, Ronda Rousey still the ones to beat in MMA rankings

    Todd Martin's MMA rankings for August:   Heavyweight   1. Cain Velasquez 2. Fabricio Werdum 3. Junior Dos Santos 4. Travis Browne 5. Antonio Silva 6. Josh Barnett 7. Alistair Overeem 8. Stipe Miocic 9. Mark Hunt 10. Roy...