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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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Ireland Softens Under Pressure To Drop Its Corporate 'Duty-Free Zone'

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The Apple campus in Cork, southern Ireland, employs 4,000 people — though its financial benefits are felt across the city. But Ireland's attractive tax laws — which have lured other industry leaders — are now under scrutiny. Paul Faith/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Tech Firms See Green As They Set Up Shop In Low-Tax Ireland

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Not-so-authentic Irish: a Celtic knot tattoo. Tattoo parlors in Ireland say almost all the customers requesting this are American. Christa Burns/Flickr hide caption

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The American Origins Of The Not-So-Traditional Celtic Knot Tattoo

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Leinster House is home to the upper house of the Irish parliament. Some members are calling for an investigation into children's deaths and burials at church-run homes. Peter Muhly/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Tech companies around the world have set up shop in the financial district in Dublin, Ireland. Peter Muhly/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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