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Violent death probed after torso found in a bag in the mountains

Violent death probed after torso found in a bag in the mountains

An investigation is under way following the discovery of human remains in Enniskerry, Co Wicklow. Officers have begun a trawl of missing persons files, however it is understood they believe the victim may have been murdered recently. St Fergal's parish priest, Reverend Larry Behan, said the local community was "deeply in shock", adding his prayers were with "anyone who would lose their lives" in such circumstances.



DUP deal threatens Northern Ireland peace, says former negotiator

She will "reflect on what we need to do in the future to take the party forward" after the result, she added.The UK voted for a hung parliament after shock losses for the Conservatives in the 2017 general election . SEVERAL HUNDRED protesters have gathered in central London to voice their anger at Theresa May's government and her alliance with the Democratic Unionist Party .


Putin dismisses USA claims about Trump, Russia and elections

Putin dismisses USA claims about Trump, Russia and elections

Trump later fired Comey, prompting the appointment of Robert Mueller , Comey's predecessor as FBI director, as a special counsel to investigate the extent of Russia's interference in the US election, whether there was collusion with the Trump campaign and whether Trump attempted to obstruct the investigation.



President Trump urges Qatar to stop funding terrorism

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is in for sharp questioning by senator on Tuesday when he stands in from of the Intelligence Committee, however, it is not yet known whether his hearing will be public or closed. - the president's eldest son - seemed to confirm Comey's version of events in a Saturday interview on Fox News as he tried to emphasize the fact that his father did not directly order Comey to stop investigating Flynn.


Fresh questions for Sessions - and he'll answer in public

Fresh questions for Sessions - and he'll answer in public

In a letter Saturday, Sessions writes that his decision comes in light of last week's testimony by fired FBI Director James Comey . File image of Jeff Sessions. The Justice Department has denied that, saying Sessions stressed to Comey the need to be careful about following appropriate policies. Comey additionally expressed that FBI leadership believed Sessions would "inevitably" recuse himself and that they "were aware of facts that I can't discuss in an open setting that would ...



California victor of $447M Powerball can claim prize Monday

The last Powerball drawing to produce a jackpot victor was on April 1, said California Lottery spokesman Mike Bond. The Powerball was 3 and PowerPlay was 2x. The victor can choose to receive the whole jackpot in annuity payments over the course of 29 years, or claim a smaller lump sum up front, according to CNN .