Hefty gains for energy and technology companies have helped US stocks set more records on Monday. Hefty gains for energy and technology companies have helped US stocks set more records on Monday. Pharma deals and shutdown pact help US stocks set more recordsDrugmakers announced two major deals worth about $20 billion and smaller company stocks climbed after the Senate reached a short-term deal to end the government shutdown. Stocks were slightly higher in early going as strong fourth-quarter results from Halliburton helped energy companies, and big technology companies like Alphabet and Microsoft continued their ascent. “AIG became synonymous with this $180 billion bailout and here they are making a deal with cash,” said Ms Severinovsky.
January 22, 2018 21:45 UTC
Strict targets have been set for local authorities to provide social housing, according to the Housing Minister. It’s after Eoghan Murphy held a summit with all local authority heads. In relation to housing stock, Eoghan Murphy says they’d discussed vacant housing and think it’s not the answer. “I think it was Galway city – their CSO number told them they had a vacancy of 3,500 homes in the city. The Geo Directory told them it was more like 260 homes vacant in the city.
January 22, 2018 21:45 UTC
A Dublin father who lost two of his sons in separate incidents has said he still struggles to come to terms with his loss. 'You're not supposed to bury your children, it's too much' - Father who lost two sonsAidan McNally's 15-year-old son Darra died from Sudden Adult Dead Syndrome (SADS) in 2011. Aidan said his son was a regular teenager who had displayed no signs of ill health leading up to his death. "You're not supposed to bury your children, it's too much," he said. He became a young father to Darra at 20 and started working as a commercial fisherman, travelling all over the world.
January 22, 2018 21:43 UTC
That means what remains is whether her legal team used any other unjustified grounds to try to discredit McCabe. The evidence shows that the preparations for the commission hearings were rushed, with O’Sullivan’s legal team being appointed not long before the hearings began. Serious complaintsO’Sullivan’s legal team was also representing officers above the rank of superintendent. The lawyers formed the view that McCabe’s evidence would have to be challenged, this view was conveyed to O’Sullivan and she gave the go ahead. At the moment, the evidence indicates that O’Sullivan did nothing other than follow her legal team’s advice, even though this placed her in an position that appeared at odds with her public position in relation to McCabe.
January 22, 2018 21:33 UTC
A man has avoided jail after pleading guilty to the defilement of a child in a bedroom in her mother’s house while she was studying for her Junior Certificate. He pleaded guilty at the Central Criminal Court to one count of defilement at an address in Longford on June 23rd, 2013. But hours later he entered a guilty plea to a count of defilement. ‘Effectively peers’He said the Oireachtas had decided the maximum sentence for defilement is a five-year term of imprisonment. “Also, the man must have no contact either directly or indirectly with the victim in this case,” he said.
January 22, 2018 21:29 UTC
Now, 15 years later, Anthony has finally met Patti and Sam Bosque, the mother and son who donated the umbilical cord blood that saved his life. Patti told ABC News she doesn't remember much about her son, Sam Bosque's birth, and completely forgot she donated his umbilical cord's blood to the New York Blood Center's Cord Blood Program. So they checked the New York Blood Center's Cord Blood Program, a public bank for donated umbilical cord blood and found an anonynmousA month later, doctors performed a stem cell transplant on Anthony, a procedure that saved his life. 'When I donated the cord blood, I thought it was going to be used more for research. 'I don't think she understand the magnitude of what her decision [to donate her son't cord blood] did.'
January 22, 2018 21:26 UTC
Coronation Street viewers were left in tears as Toyah Battersby revealed her surrogate had lost her baby. Toyah, played by Georgia Taylor, is desperate to be a mother and decided to use a surrogate after failing to fall pregnant herself. I’m so heartbroken for Toyah 💔 #corrie — Lily ☀️ (@AKing_154) January 22, 2018“I feel so sad for Toyah right now. — Danny Flexen (@DannyFlexen) January 22, 2018Beautiful work, as always, from the wonderful @RealGeorgiaT. — John Hughes (@hughesjg) January 22, 2018“Beautiful work, as always, from the wonderful @RealGeorgiaT,” said another fan.
January 22, 2018 21:11 UTC
Coronation Street viewers were horrified as Anna Windass was found guilty of pushing Seb Franklin off a ladder. Anna (Debbie Rush) was on trial after evil Phelan (Connor McIntyre) framed her for injuring Seb (Harry Visinoni). The trial reached its dramatic climax on Monday night, with a devastated Anna being convicted of the crime. NAH I ain’t having this Anna DESERVES BETTER #FreeAnna #Corrie — ellie mae (@catsperrie) January 22, 2018One person raged: “This is just ridiculous! “#Corrie @debbie_rush deserves to win many awards for her portrayal of Anna,” said one, while another said she was “brilliant”.
January 22, 2018 21:11 UTC
A garda was unable to dress himself and had to move back to his family until he recovered, Mr Justice Paul Coffey said in a Garda compensation hearing in the High Court on Monday. Conor Maguire SC, counsel for Garda Brennan, said he was the captain and goalkeeper for the Garda Síochána GAA team which played against other police and defence forces. Mr Maguire told the court Garda Brennan (30) was injured in October 2011 when called to a pub in Finglas, Dublin, where he had to arrest a man who had been obstreperous with a doorman. Maliciously injuredGarda Brennan, who is right-hand dominant, told the court his hand had been maliciously injured while he was attempting to handcuff the suspected troublemaker. Awarding him €20,000 damages the judge said that while Garda Brennan had recovered and had returned to his sport, Garda Brennan still experienced difficulties while playing and particularly when punching balls.
January 22, 2018 21:11 UTC
Facebook said last week that it would boost news sources users rank as most trustworthy, while shrinking the percentage of news posts overall in users’ news feeds. Mr Murdoch, whose companies own the Wall Street Journal, Fox News, the New York Post and other media properties, said publishers are “enhancing the value and integrity of Facebook through their news and content but are not being adequately rewarded for those services”. He has previously criticised Google for the “theft” of news stories without payment.
January 22, 2018 21:00 UTC
The latest film from Big Little Lies star Laura Dern has caused a stir at its Sundance debut, receiving both a standing ovation and audience walkouts. The two are lovers in the film and their names have been changed from their real-life counterparts. The festival has taken place in Park City, Utah since 1981The film alternates between adult Fox and child Fox, who is played by 14-year-old Isabelle Nélisse. Most graphically, the film depicts Ritter's character raping the young Fox. It has been held in Park City, Utah since 1981 and is one of the largest independent film festivals in the world.
January 22, 2018 20:59 UTC
Motorists accused of dodging M50 tolls received fines totalling almost €300,000 at Dublin District Court on Monday. A total of 26 individuals were at the receiving end of fines ranging from €3,000 to €16,000 handed down by Judge John Brennan. On top of the fines, which added up to €297,000, each defendant was ordered to pay €750 in prosecution costs. Goods vehicle owner Edward Corcoran from Kishogue Park, Lucan, Dublin was also fined a total of €16,000. Motorists have 14 days from the date of issue to pay for the journey and the initial penalty; otherwise a further penalty of €41 is applied.
January 22, 2018 20:48 UTC
"We support their decisions to resign at this time," said Kerry Perry, president and chief executive of USA Gymnastics, the national governing body for the sport. Steve Penny quit as president last March after critics said USA Gymnastics failed to protect gymnasts from abusive coaches and Nassar. In Michigan, Nassar’s sentencing hearing continued on Monday, raising the number of girls and women who have spoken to nearly 100 since last week. Nassar, 54, has admitted molesting athletes during medical treatment when he was employed by Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics. She and other victims also continued their criticism of Michigan State, USA Gymnastics and the US Olympic Committee for not doing enough to stop Nassar when initial complaints were made.
January 22, 2018 20:37 UTC
Could not subscribe, try again later Invalid EmailEvil parents David and Louise Turpin visited a Taco Bell almost every day while their 13 children were locked up starving at home. (Image: Steve Robson/Daily Mirror)(Image: Steve Robson/Daily Mirror)Ranging in age from two-29-years-old, they are so severely malnourished they resemble teenagers. "I saw them literally almost every day," a staff source said. Prosecutors say the Turpin children were fed no more than once a day and showered twice a year. (Image: Steve Robson/Daily Mirror)(Image: Steve Robson/Daily Mirror)Initially, they used rope but when one of the boys managed to escape they started using chains and padlocks.
January 22, 2018 20:26 UTC
Could not subscribe, try again later Invalid EmailA woman has died just days after she arrived in Thailand on holiday after reportedly falling from her hotel balcony. Louise Furey, 27, was killed in the tragic accident on Friday, just two days after she arrived in the country with her boyfriend Sam Bulmer. It is understood that Louise died after a fall from a balcony at her resort, the Irish Mirror reports . The chairman of the village's community group, Brian Carr, told a local newspaper that the whole town was "numb" after the tragedy. "The town is numb and in total shock with such terrible news.
January 22, 2018 20:19 UTC