Contemporary yarns used an array of modern colors, like fuchsia, but still echo Irish traditions. These are hand-spun at used at Studio Donegal in Ireland. Courtesy of Studio Donegal hide caption

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Irish Tweed: Hand-Looming With A Modern Twist
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From the Apple and FBI dispute in the U.S. to a legal case in Brazil involving the WhatsApp messaging service, U.S. tech companies are finding themselves subject to widely varying laws for cooperating with local police. William Volcov/Brazil Photo Press/LatinContent/Getty Images hide caption

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For U.S. Tech Firms Abroad And Data In The Cloud, Whose Laws Apply?
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Geneticists found clues to a disease of iron storage in the remains of several Bronze Age inhabitants of what's now Rathlin Island in Northern Ireland. Chrisgel Ryan Cruz/Flickr hide caption

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Irish poet and playwright William Bulter Yeats was born on June 13, 1865. Corbis hide caption

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In The Rolling Hills Of Galway, Spirit Of W.B. Yeats Lives On
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Robbie Keane scored in Ireland's controversial World Cup qualifying match with France on Nov. 18, 2009 — but the country was eliminated by the aggregate score of 2-1. Ireland's soccer association says FIFA paid 5 million euros — $7 million at 2010 exchange rates — over a blatant breaking of the rules by France. Michael Steele/Getty Images hide caption

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Drag queen and gay rights activist Rory O'Neill, also known by the stage name, Panti, celebrates with supporters of same-sex marriage at Dublin Castle as they await the result of the referendum on Saturday. Paul Faith/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A campaign poster in Dublin encourages voters to say no to same-sex marriage ahead of a referendum in Dublin on Friday. Paul Faith/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Conservative, Catholic Ireland Votes On Same-Sex Marriage
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A sinkhole that opened on Dame Street in Dublin, Ireland, this week is suspected of being caused by an old tunnel lawmakers used to visit brothels. The street is seen here in 1911. Topical Press Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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A an employee works at Amazon's fulfillment center in Rugeley, central England, in 2012. President Obama wants Amazon and other U.S. companies to bring more of their overseas earnings home. Phil Noble/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Obama's Plan To Tax Overseas Earnings Draws Scrutiny
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From Her Dad To Her 'Jamish' Roots, A Poet Pieces Her Story Together
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