When Pokemon festivals go bad . . .

Game maker’s CEO is booed at Chicago event and refunds promised after fans suffer technical glitches

Source: Irish Times

Trump: I have ‘complete power to pardon’

Tweet follows newspaper report that president has examined powers to pardon aides, family members and himself

Source: Irish Times

Venezuelan violinist injured in latest anti-government protests

Opposition calls for two-day strike against President Nicolas Maduro

Source: Irish Times

Israel ‘prepared to remove metal detectors’ at Jerusalem holy site

UN to meet in wake of violence sparked by security measures at Temple Mount

Source: Irish Times

Israeli forces raid attacker’s home amid fresh clashes

Three Israelis stabbed after three Palelstinians killed following violence over temple

Source: Irish Times

Trump attacks ‘illegal leaks’ about Sessions’s Russian meetings

President criticises attorney general for not investigating Clinton’s email practices

Source: Irish Times

Give Me a Crash Course in . . . the US healthcare debacle

Donald Trump’s plan to replace Obamacare is in tatters after Republicans refused to back it in the US Senate

Source: Irish Times

Protests as Polish parliament approves Supreme Court overhaul

EU says new legislation would undermine democratic checks and balances

Source: Irish Times

Minneapolis police chief resigns after Australian woman’s shooting

Justine Damond (40) died after she was shot in abdomen through window of police car

Source: Irish Times

Spicer leaves post to give successors ‘a clean slate’

Former press secretary was critical of president’s choice for communications director

Source: Irish Times

Serbian civil society calls ‘pinkwash’ over first lesbian premier

Ana Brbanic appointment seen as PR move by dominant president Aleksandar Vucic

Source: Irish Times

Sean Spicer quits as Trump seeks to overhaul staff

Former press secretary was critical of president’s choice for communications director

Source: Irish Times