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1798 – United Irish Rebellion begins in Wexford and Leinster.

The short-lived, brutal 1798 Rebellion instigated by the United Irishmen commences when on the night of the 23rd May, the mail coaches leaving Dublin were seized – as a signal to those United Irishmen outside the capital that the time of the uprising had arrived. 152 more words

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Troup County teen charged with making threats against Donald Trump

TROUP COUNTY, Ga. – In Georgia, investigators with the Troup County Sheriff’s Office and U.S. Secret Service Agents have arrested and charged a 16-year-old, after they say he issued death threats against Presidential Candidate Donald Trump on social media. 33 more words