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Saturday 18 July, 2015

A Japanese hotel has robot dinosaur staff

But the ‘human’ robot staff are even scarier-looking.

From TheJournal.ie ‘I just grabbed my kids and ran’: People abandon cars and flee fire on California highway Wild Fire This post contains videos

‘I just grabbed my kids and ran’: People abandon cars and flee fire on California highway

The fire spread from the mountains on to the interstate trapping literally hundreds of people amid a cauldron of smoke, flames and ash.

Friday 17 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Man caught drinking beer with hogs in the nip told cops: “I just like pigs” Just Hangin' Out

Man caught drinking beer with hogs in the nip told cops: “I just like pigs”

He was drinking a six-pack of Hamm’s. No, really…

From TheJournal.ie There’s a new form of seaweed that tastes like bacon Veggie Good News

There’s a new form of seaweed that tastes like bacon

It was developed in Oregon.

From TheJournal.ie ‘People came out of their houses and saw a boy with no head’ Mh17

‘People came out of their houses and saw a boy with no head’

Eyewitnesses of the tragic MH17 crash recall what happened one year ago today.

Thursday 16 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie This emotional Caitlyn Jenner speech has had everyone talking today Courage This post contains videos

This emotional Caitlyn Jenner speech has had everyone talking today

At the ESPYs last night the 65-year-old spoke of stories of trans teenagers who had been bullied, beaten up, murdered or who had taken their own lives.

From TheJournal.ie Astronauts had to hide from space junk that threatened to hit the ISS Gravity

Astronauts had to hide from space junk that threatened to hit the ISS

It was a bit of an emergency situation.

Wednesday 15 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie These Maryland sisters disappeared 40 years ago. Now, a man’s been charged. 1975

These Maryland sisters disappeared 40 years ago. Now, a man’s been charged.

Sheila and Katherine Lyon disappeared from a Maryland shopping mall in 1975 and were never seen again.

From TheJournal.ie ‘Nosferatu’ director’s skull stolen from his grave Vampire Movie

‘Nosferatu’ director’s skull stolen from his grave

It’s not clear whether the grave of F.W Murnau was targeted specifically.

Tuesday 14 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie America has ended its ban on gay leaders (but there’s an opt-out for church-backed troops) Bitter Dispute

America has ended its ban on gay leaders (but there’s an opt-out for church-backed troops)

The organisation has been under pressure to do so since June’s US Supreme Court ruling to allow same-sex marriage nationwide.

Monday 13 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie 50 cent doesn’t have a dollar to his name Get Rich Or Go Bankrupt

50 cent doesn’t have a dollar to his name

No, we won’t be partying like it’s your birthday.

Sunday 12 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie How many turkey-testicle eating festivals is too many for one city? Gobble Gobble
From TheJournal.ie Mexico thought this infamous drug lord wouldn’t escape from prison again El Chapo

Mexico thought this infamous drug lord wouldn’t escape from prison again

Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman is on the run.

Saturday 11 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Prisoner found cut nearly in half with organs missing after riot California

Prisoner found cut nearly in half with organs missing after riot

The grisly discovery raises obvious questions about the prison’s security.

From TheJournal.ie Jury to 50 Cent: Pay €4.5M to woman who sued over sex tape Hate It Or Love It

Jury to 50 Cent: Pay €4.5M to woman who sued over sex tape

IT is alleged that the rapper was involved in the narration and posting of the video.

Friday 10 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie At least two dead in suspected drive-by shooting Germany

At least two dead in suspected drive-by shooting

A man has been arrested following this morning’s shooting, near Ansbach, Germany.

Wednesday 8 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Two die after mid-air collision between fighter jet and plane South Carolina

Two die after mid-air collision between fighter jet and plane

The plane crash occurred over South Carolina.

From TheJournal.ie Three dead in shooting near US university campus Baltimore

Three dead in shooting near US university campus

Police reported two gunmen in a van pulled over near a group of people and began firing.

Tuesday 7 July, 2015

Samsung is expecting another decline in profits despite Galaxy S6 launch

The company has forecast another fall in quarterly profits, suggesting that sales of the Galaxy S6 failed to meet expectations.

Monday 6 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Hundreds gather in amphitheatre to watch teen IS fighters kill soldiers Isis

Hundreds gather in amphitheatre to watch teen IS fighters kill soldiers

The shootings took place in May, according to one group.

Sunday 5 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Is the secret to a long life eating raw eggs and steak everyday? Supercentenarians

Is the secret to a long life eating raw eggs and steak everyday?

That’s the diet of one of these two women, believed to be the only in the world born in the 1800s who are still alive.

From TheJournal.ie Actress Diana Douglas, mother of Michael Douglas, dies aged 92 The West Wing

Actress Diana Douglas, mother of Michael Douglas, dies aged 92

She appeared in dozens of movies and television episodes, including the 1987 Steve Martin film Planes, Trains and Automobiles and the TV shows ER and The West Wing.

From TheJournal.ie Popcorn kernels, wine ice cream… here are the new snack trends to watch out for A Secret Taste

Saturday 4 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Fault leaves dozens stranded on one of the world’s largest Ferris wheels The Orlando Eye

Fault leaves dozens stranded on one of the world’s largest Ferris wheels

Florida’s Orlando Eye is 400 feet tall.

Friday 3 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie This dolphin jumped on board a boat and broke a woman’s ankles Thinks It's People

This dolphin jumped on board a boat and broke a woman’s ankles

The 350-pound animal broke both of a woman’s ankles when it landed on her.

From TheJournal.ie The British had a plan to move EVERYONE from Hong Kong to Northern Ireland What About Yu

Thursday 2 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Journey drummer was high on meth and hallucinating when arrested Oregon

Journey drummer was high on meth and hallucinating when arrested

Castronovo had sent a woman who accused him of rape 122 texts and called her 35 times since he posted bail.

From TheJournal.ie 68-year-old man attacked by shark in waist-deep water Shark Attack

68-year-old man attacked by shark in waist-deep water

Swimmers went back into the water within hours.

Wednesday 1 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Take a look inside North Korea’s shiny new (and empty) airport Open For Business

Take a look inside North Korea’s shiny new (and empty) airport

It’s unlikely to become a bustling hub of activity.

From TheJournal.ie Air force plane crashes into city killing at least 140 Indonesia

Air force plane crashes into city killing at least 140

No survivors are expected from on board the plane.

Tuesday 30 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Judge declares mistrial after murder suspect punches his own lawyer in the face Below The Belt

Monday 29 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Sixth shark attack in two weeks leaves teen in critical condition East Coast

Sixth shark attack in two weeks leaves teen in critical condition

The teen suffered injuries to his right calf, buttocks and both hands while swimming with friends on Saturday.

From TheJournal.ie Second killer who escaped prison shot and captured by police Caught

Second killer who escaped prison shot and captured by police

David Sweat was shot in a field some 30 miles from the prison he escaped from three weeks ago.

Sunday 28 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Couple sued for selling house without telling new owners it came with a stalker called ‘The Watcher’ Court

Couple sued for selling house without telling new owners it came with a stalker called ‘The Watcher’

The family have fled the house and want their money back.

From TheJournal.ie This pink flamingo got an artificial leg after his was amputated As Good As New

This pink flamingo got an artificial leg after his was amputated

He’s even tucking it under his body to make the flamingo’s classic one-leg standing pose.

Saturday 27 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie It’s official: This hunchbacked pooch is the ugliest dog in the world Looking Woof

It’s official: This hunchbacked pooch is the ugliest dog in the world

We still think he’s adorable.

Friday 26 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Same-sex couples in America now have the right to marry in all 50 states Vote Love

Same-sex couples in America now have the right to marry in all 50 states

The US Supreme Court has ruled in favour of marriage equality.

From TheJournal.ie After a FOURTH shark attack this month, some Americans are freaking out Back In The Water
From TheJournal.ie The star of one of the sixties’ most famous TV shows has died The Avengers

The star of one of the sixties’ most famous TV shows has died

Patrick Macnee, who played secret agent John Steed, has died aged 93.

Thursday 25 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Saved By The Bell’s ‘Screech’ sentenced to 4 months in jail over a pub stabbing Dustin Diamond

Saved By The Bell’s ‘Screech’ sentenced to 4 months in jail over a pub stabbing

He is charged with carrying a concealed weapon and disorderly conduct.