Heres What Happened Today Monday

first_imgINNOVATIONThere have been warnings for Irish internet users after a security breach that could have seen 1.2 billion passwords hacked.BuzzFeed has secured a $50 million investment valuing the company at $850 million.PARTING SHOT Source: ABC News/YouTubeIn what is surely a nightmare scenario for reluctant thrillseekers, a Washington rollercoaster got stuck for five hours leaving 24 people hanging 75 feet off the ground. Updated 10.56 pmNEED TO CATCH up? TheJournal.ie brings you a round-up of today’s news.IRELAND Two people cover up a dinghy at the East Down Yacht Club after a rescue operation saved competitors in a race. Source: PA Wire/Press Association ImagesTwo directors of the now defunct Anglo Irish Bank have been charged over an alleged €8 million fraud. A major rescue operation at a sailing competition in Strangford Lough, Co Down has finished with all 97 people rescued.Plans to carry out test drilling for gas in Fermanagh have been blocked.Irish Water says that comparing their costs to established UK utilities is unfair.Train strikes planned for the days of GAA finals ‘will go ahead’.The Israeli Deputy Ambassador has said that a ‘small minority’ of Irish protesters are an ‘ignorant, anti-Semitic mob’.The controversial Dáil “tuck shop” is to reopen as a gift shop selling Oireachtas merchandise.Meteor customers are being warned about a text scam.A Lebanese man suspected of killing two Irish soldiers is to be deported from the US.INTERNATIONAL Andrew Douglas and five-year-old Grace Carruthers launch the Glasgow International Piping Festival. Source: PA Wire/Press Association Images#ISLAMIC STATE: The US has begun urgently shipping arms and ammunition to Iraqi Kurdish forces fighting Jihadists.#UKRAINE: Over 100 inmates escaped from a Donetsk prison after it was hit by shelling.#US: There was looting and rioting in a suburb of St. Louis after an unarmed young black man was shot dead by police.#UK: A man who impersonated a Premier League footballer has been charged with running up a bar bill using illegal credit card details.last_img

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