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Family's €600k for road death

THE family of a mother of six killed in a traffic accident which claimed two other lives have settled their High Court action for €600,000.

Angela Goodman died after the car she was travelling in was involved in a head-on collision with another car at Tullyvaragh, Co Monaghan in the early hours of February 7, 2004.

Ms Goodman (44), of Drummond Etra, Carrickmacross, was the front seat passenger of a car being driven by Michael McGeough (35), which was in a collision with a car driven by Kris Cumiskey (20). All three died instantly.



Oswald's coffin to be auctioned

A Los Angeles auction house will sell the simple pine coffin in which Lee Harvey Oswald, the suspected assassin of President John F Kennedy, was buried for almost 20 years.

The coffin was unearthed in October 1981 after Oswald's widow, Marina, sought an exhumation to test a conspiracy theory that a Russian agent was buried in her husband's place.

A medical exam showed the decomposed body was Oswald's. He was returned to Shannon Rose Hill Memorial Park in Fort Worth, Texas, in a new casket.



Miscarriages in heart attack link

Women who suffer repeated miscarriages are five times more likely to have a heart attack in later life, a study suggests.

Almost a quarter of more than 11,500 women taking part in a European study had suffered at least one miscarriage.

Those who had more than three miscarriages were nine times more likely to have a heart attack.



Dog trainer to stars' killer jailed

A US man convicted of murdering a dog trainer with a list of famous clients has been sentenced to 26-and-a-half years in prison.

Michiel Oakes claimed he killed dog trainer Mark Stover -- his girlfriend's ex-husband -- in self-defence last year.

Mr Stover's celebrity clients included members of Pearl Jam and Nirvana and Starbucks chairman Howard Schultz.


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