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Saturday 19 August 2017

Warrant for theft accused

A JUDGE has ordered the arrest of a teenager accused of stealing aftershave.

The 17-year-old boy had been charged with theft of two bottles of Paco Rabanne from Debenhams on Henry Street, in Dublin city centre on July 31 last.

However he failed to turn up for his hearing at the Dublin Children's Court yesterday and Judge John Lindsay issued a bench warrant for his arrest.

EIGHT HURT IN US NAVY BLAST

The US Navy says an explosion at a New Jersey base has injured eight employees, one seriously.

The Navy says the blast happened inside a boathouse as workers were doing boat maintenance yesterday morning. One worker has been hospitalised with serious injuries. Seven others sustained minor injuries, mostly smoke inhalation. The Navy says no ammunition was involved.

BOMB SUSPECT'S LIST OF INJURIES

Newly unsealed court papers describe the injuries to the surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect.

The injuries were described by Dr Stephen Ray Odom three days after Tsarnaev was captured hiding in a boat in a backyard. Transcripts of the testimony were unsealed on Monday.

Dr Stephen Ray Odom says one bullet appeared to enter through the left inside of his mouth and exit the lower section of his face on the left side. He says Tsarnaev also had wounds to his lower extremities and bone injuries to his left hand. Tsarnaev has pleaded not guilty to the April 15 bombing that killed three.

1,000 MIGRANTS LAND IN SICILY

More than 1,000 migrants have arrived in Sicily aboard rickety boats in the past 24 hours, after braving the dangerous voyage from Africa in search of work in the European Union, Italian officials have said.

Many thousands of migrants try to reach the southern shores of Italy every summer, when Mediterranean waters are sufficiently calm for small boats to make the crossing.

The migrants, from all over Africa, usually start their hazardous journey in Libya or Tunisia.

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