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Joe Schmidt just lives in the moment after Ireland defeat England

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It says much about the satisfaction which can be derived by the thoroughly good execution of a game plan that even the workaholic Joe Schmidt felt justified in taking today off following the biggest victory of his Ireland tenure.

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North Korea fires two warning missiles after South conducts drills with US

North Korea has fired two short-range ballistic missiles into the sea and warned of “merciless strikes” against its enemies as Seoul and Washington launched annual military drills Pyongyang claims are preparation for a northward invasion.

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Jihadi John ‘had run-ins with British law’

A British man identified in reports as the Islamic State (IS) executioner known as ‘Jihadi John’ feared he was a “dead man walking” after run-ins with security services before fleeing to Syria to begin his reign of terror, email exchanges with a journalist have claimed.

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