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Spain, Ireland and Norway say they will recognize a Palestinian state. Why does that matter?

May. 23, 2024 00:06 AM EDT

Spain, Ireland and Norway said Wednesday that they would recognize a Palestinian state on May 28, a step toward a long-held Palestinian aspiration that came amid international outrage over the civilian death toll and humanitarian crisis in the Gaza Strip following Israel’s offensive. ...

The Latest | In historic move, a Palestinian state recognized by Spain, Ireland and Norway

May. 22, 2024 17:02 PM EDT

Norway, Ireland and Spain said Wednesday they were recognizing a Palestinian state, a move welcomed by Palestinians as an affirmation of their decadeslong quest while Israel recalled its ambassadors to the three countries. Several countries in the European Union indicated in recent...

Israel recalls its ambassadors from Ireland and Norway over their recognition of a Palestinian state

May. 22, 2024 02:57 AM EDT
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel recalls its ambassadors from Ireland and Norway over their recognition of a Palestinian state.

Irish interest in NFL heats up as league scouts more international cities to stage games

May. 16, 2024 13:22 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Several hundred thousand Irish viewers got a tutorial from Charlie Smyth on the difference between lining up a kick in Gaelic football versus a field goal in American football. Smyth, who had just signed a contract with the New Orleans Saints, humbly told “The Late...

Mark Jackson grew up playing Gaelic football. He's taking a shot at the American kind in Pittsburgh

May. 10, 2024 15:59 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mark Jackson does not look out of place. Standing inside the Pittsburgh Steelers practice facility on Friday, Jackson's yellow No. 2 blends in with the other 42 players trying to catch head coach Mike Tomlin's attention during the team's rookie minicamp. At...

What to stream this weekend: Zac Efron, Indigo Girls, 'Dark Matter,' 'Mother of the Bride'

May. 09, 2024 23:56 PM EDT

Zac Efron and Jeremy Allen White starring in the family wrestling dynasty in “The Iron Claw" and Brooke Shields playing the unwitting title role in the romantic comedy “Mother of the Bride” on Netflix are some of the new television, movies, music and games headed to a device near you. ...

Mallinckrodt: Q1 Earnings Snapshot

May. 09, 2024 07:58 AM EDT

DUBLIN 15, Ireland (AP) — Mallinckrodt PLC (MNKTQ) on Thursday reported a loss of $65.4 million in its first quarter. On a per-share basis, the Dublin 15, Ireland-based company said it had a loss of $3.32. Losses, adjusted to account for discontinued operations, were $3.33 per...

Oprah Winfrey's new book club pick is Colm Tóibín’s 'Long Island,' the sequel to 'Brooklyn'

May. 07, 2024 08:29 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Colm Tóibín's “Long Island,” the Irish novelist's follow-up to the prize-winning immigrant tale “Brooklyn,” is Oprah Winfrey's latest book club pick. “Long Island,” published Tuesday, continues the story of Eilis Lacey, who left Ireland for New York...

Cimpress: Fiscal Q3 Earnings Snapshot

May. 01, 2024 18:07 PM EDT

DUNDALK COUNTY LOUTH, Ireland (AP) — DUNDALK COUNTY LOUTH, Ireland (AP) — Cimpress plc (CMPR) on Wednesday reported a loss of $4 million in its fiscal third quarter. The Dundalk County Louth, Ireland-based company said it had a loss of 15 cents per share. The...

British and Irish officials meet as tensions rise over what to do with asylum seekers

Apr. 29, 2024 12:28 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — British and Irish officials met Monday as tensions rise over the movement of asylum seekers from the U.K. to neighboring Ireland and Ireland's proposal to send them back. Irish premier Simon Harris said Sunday that Ireland will not "provide a loophole for anybody...