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Suspect returns from Australia

A YOUNG man is alleged to have broken his victim's eye-socket in a street fight.

Daniel McCallion (20) and an accomplice allegedly punched the victim to the ground, leaving him with facial injuries.

Defence solicitor Padraig O'Donovan said that McCallion had gone to Australia after the alleged assault but had returned to face the charge.

McCallion, of Aranleigh Vale, Grange Road, in Rathfarnham, appeared before Tallaght District Court charged with assaulting Oisin Fitzgerald at Scholarstown Road, Knocklyon, on March 5, 2011.

He was remanded on bail to November.



Drug baron's



daughter held

The daughter of one of the world's most sought-after drug barons has been arrested on suspicion of trying to enter the US on someone else's passport.

Alejandrina Gisselle Guzman Salazar was arrested at San Diego's San Ysidro port of entry and charged with fraud and misuse of visas, permits and other documents.

US officials said that she told authorities her father was Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman, leader of Mexico's Sinaloa cartel.



Dolphins use sponge trick

Dolphins in Western Australia state not only use sponges to help catch fish but the rare hunting technique has been passed from mother to daughter for generations, say researchers.

Sightings of dolphins carrying sponges on their snouts to protect their sensitive noses while dislodging fish and crustaceans from the rocky ocean floor has been recorded since the 1980s.

But researchers are now using computer modelling to estimate how long the technique has gone on.


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