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# us - Yesterday’s News

From TheJournal.ie Islamic State militants say they’ve struck the US for the first time Texas Shooting This post contains videos

Islamic State militants say they’ve struck the US for the first time

The group says the US will see ‘the soldiers of the Islamic State do terrible things’.

From TheJournal.ie Woman who tweeted ’2 drunk 2 care’ before killing two friends in car crash gets 24 years Pothead Princess This post contains videos

Woman who tweeted ’2 drunk 2 care’ before killing two friends in car crash gets 24 years

Kayla Mendoza drove the wrong way down a motorway at 154 km/h.

# us - Saturday 2 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Baltimore cops “did nothing wrong” – says police union Freddie Gray

Baltimore cops “did nothing wrong” – says police union

“We believe that these officers will be vindicated as they have done nothing wrong,” the Fraternal Order of Police said.

# us - Friday 1 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie 10 of the most viral moments from the Baltimore riots Race

10 of the most viral moments from the Baltimore riots

Baltimore residents have been coming together to defend and clean up their city.

# us - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

From The Daily Edge This website compares living in Ireland to other countries and it’s gone viral Grass Is Greener

This website compares living in Ireland to other countries and it’s gone viral

You’ve always wondered what it would be like.

# us - Tuesday 28 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie “There was a lot of blood”: Victims describe night of ‘Batman’ cinema massacre Courtroom Drama This post contains videos

“There was a lot of blood”: Victims describe night of ‘Batman’ cinema massacre

James Holmes is pleading not guilty by reason of insanity.

# us - Monday 27 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The US is reducing the amount of flouride in its water The Whole Tooth

The US is reducing the amount of flouride in its water

It’s because of splotchy teeth.

# us - Friday 24 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Mexican teenager dragged screaming from courthouse and sent to Texas Spirited Away This post contains videos

Mexican teenager dragged screaming from courthouse and sent to Texas

A Houston woman claimed Alondra Luna Nunez was her daughter but she’s since been proven wrong.

From TheJournal.ie US politician found not guilty of sexually abusing his wife, an Alzheimer’s patient Nursing Home Assault Trial

US politician found not guilty of sexually abusing his wife, an Alzheimer’s patient

Henry Rayhons said the couple held hands, prayed and kissed, but had no sexual contact.

# us - Monday 20 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Mourners at funeral told: ‘Do not vote for Hillary Clinton’ Last Request

Mourners at funeral told: ‘Do not vote for Hillary Clinton’

Larry Darrell Upright RIP obviously wasn’t a fan.

# us - Thursday 16 April, 2015

This 24-year-old earns $10,000 a month teaching people to be more charismatic

“I quit my job and leapt in … I didn’t have a plan.”

# us - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Prepare to sniffle: Couple of 73 years die just five minutes apart Everlasting Love This post contains videos

Prepare to sniffle: Couple of 73 years die just five minutes apart

If you don’t love this, you are a robot.

From TheJournal.ie Baby (1) dies after being shot in the face by toddler (3) Cleveland

Baby (1) dies after being shot in the face by toddler (3)

Police say somebody will “held accountable for this tragedy”.

# us - Wednesday 8 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie “The most horrible thing I’ve ever seen” – Victim’s mother on video of cop shooting South Carolina

“The most horrible thing I’ve ever seen” – Victim’s mother on video of cop shooting

Patrolman Michael Thomas Slager was videoed shooting Walter Scott dead.

# us - Monday 30 March, 2015

Special agents probing the Silk Road drug website allegedly helped themselves to Bitcoin

Two agents have been charged with stealing the online currency after Silk Road was seized by the FBI.

# us - Friday 27 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie These are the college degrees you need to do if you want to be filthy, stinkin’ rich Minted

These are the college degrees you need to do if you want to be filthy, stinkin’ rich

And first on the list is ‘don’t do a degree’ – just like 32% of the top 100 richest people in the world who have no third level education whatsoever.

# us - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Meet Nellie Cashman – Irishwoman, philanthropist and prospector in Alaska’s gold rush Opinion

Meet Nellie Cashman – Irishwoman, philanthropist and prospector in Alaska’s gold rush

Nellie Cashman was an extraordinary woman from Cork who made her way to the US west coast in search of a lucky strike.

# us - Monday 23 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Father of seven children who died in house fire says they were “angels” Brooklyn

Father of seven children who died in house fire says they were “angels”

The children will be buried in Israel.

From TheJournal.ie It’s tornado season in the States but (weirdly) there are no tornadoes Weird Weather

It’s tornado season in the States but (weirdly) there are no tornadoes

There have been none in March so far – and that’s the first time that’s happened in 50 years.

# us - Sunday 22 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie American troops evacuated from Yemen as civil war approaches Crisis

American troops evacuated from Yemen as civil war approaches

The advance of rebel forces has continued.

# us - Saturday 21 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie More than five tonnes of cocaine stopped en route to US HEAVY SNOWFALL

More than five tonnes of cocaine stopped en route to US

The boat carrying the drugs was stopped near Costa Rica

# us - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Photos of nude women sleeping or passed out ‘in embarrassing positions’ shared by fraternity Discovered

Photos of nude women sleeping or passed out ‘in embarrassing positions’ shared by fraternity

The members of the Kappa Delta Rho fraternity could face criminal charges.

From TheJournal.ie WATCH: Obama denied Enda’s handshake and it was mortifying Awkward

WATCH: Obama denied Enda’s handshake and it was mortifying

It’s fine, just look at your hand Taoiseach.

# us - Sunday 15 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Baby boxes – The place for parents to anonymously give up their newborns Safe Haven

Baby boxes – The place for parents to anonymously give up their newborns

The practice is common in parts of Europe and is being considered in the US.

# us - Thursday 12 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Two officers shot near Ferguson police department Mike Brown

Two officers shot near Ferguson police department

The shooting came hours after the town’s police chief resigned in the wake of a damning report.

# us - Thursday 5 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘Prison sex proves being gay is a choice’ – potential US presidential candidate

‘Prison sex proves being gay is a choice’ – potential US presidential candidate

Ben Carson has since walked back his claims.

# us - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Police in Ferguson made a racist comment about Barack Obama Endemic Racism

Police in Ferguson made a racist comment about Barack Obama

Extracts into a Justice Department report into the Missouri police force have been leaked.

# us - Friday 27 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Seven people shot dead in shooting rampage in small US town Missouri

Seven people shot dead in shooting rampage in small US town

The gunman also died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

# us - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Dashboard cam captures gas explosion in suburban street Blown Apart This post contains videos

Dashboard cam captures gas explosion in suburban street

Fifteen people were injured in the blast.

From The42 Davis Love III has been named US captain for next year’s Ryder Cup Return

Davis Love III has been named US captain for next year’s Ryder Cup

The 50-year-old has been handed the role for a second time, it was announced tonight.

# us - Monday 23 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Retired police dog given final salute by officers on his way to be put down BELOVED

Retired police dog given final salute by officers on his way to be put down

Officers described Judge as “a valued member of the police department”.

# us - Thursday 19 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie US at War: “The terrorists do not speak for a billion Muslims” Terror

US at War: “The terrorists do not speak for a billion Muslims”

Barack Obama has been criticised domestically for not describing the attacks in Denmark and France as the work of “Islamic radicals”.

From The42 Stephanie Roche off to the US as she agrees to join Houston Dash Stateside

Stephanie Roche off to the US as she agrees to join Houston Dash

The Puskas Award finalist has been signed by the Texas-based NWSL club.

# us - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge Man amazingly solves Wheel of Fortune puzzle with a single letter Wheel Of Fortune

Man amazingly solves Wheel of Fortune puzzle with a single letter

The mind works in mysterious ways.

From TheJournal.ie Police officer pleads not guilty to slamming a grandfather into the ground, paralysing him Alabama

Police officer pleads not guilty to slamming a grandfather into the ground, paralysing him

The officer has pleaded not guilty to assault.

# us - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Mother’s plea to thieves who stole her baby boy’s ashes but left the box storing them Left Behind

# us - Friday 6 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘Ridiculously good looking’ felon jailed for over two years Long Arm Of The Law

‘Ridiculously good looking’ felon jailed for over two years

Jeremy Meeks’s mugshot went viral.

# us - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Two brothers arrested over shooting of garda in New Orleans Detained

Two brothers arrested over shooting of garda in New Orleans

Garda Brian Hanrahan was shot several times after refusing to hand over cash in an attempted mugging.

# us - Monday 2 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Ex-Power Ranger suspected of killing housemate with a sword Red Ranger

Ex-Power Ranger suspected of killing housemate with a sword

Police say Ricardo Medina is believed to have killed Joshua Sutter after a fight.

# us - Sunday 1 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge US police investigate ‘suspicious package’ in bus station, find thousands of condoms Surprise
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