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Monday 4 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Man dies after running into Burning Man festival flames Nevada

Man dies after running into Burning Man festival flames

More than 70,000 people are attending the art and music celebration in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada.

Friday 1 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Trump to seek approval for nearly €5 billion in Hurricane Harvey relief funding Texas

Trump to seek approval for nearly €5 billion in Hurricane Harvey relief funding

The eventual cost of damage caused by Harvey could be more expensive than Hurricane Katrina relief efforts in 2005.

From TheJournal.ie 'A bigger heart than anyone I know': Families pay tribute to Hurricane Harvey victims Texas

'A bigger heart than anyone I know': Families pay tribute to Hurricane Harvey victims

The category 4 hurricane has left a trail of destruction in its wake since making landfall last Friday.

Thursday 31 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Two explosions have happened at a flooded chemical plant in Texas HURRICANE HARVEY

Two explosions have happened at a flooded chemical plant in Texas

The Arkema plant in Crosby, Texas, has been left without power as a result of Hurricane Harvey.

Wednesday 30 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Defamation it is not': Judge dismisses Sarah Palin's lawsuit against New York Times Sarah Palin

'Defamation it is not': Judge dismisses Sarah Palin's lawsuit against New York Times

The judge said Palin failed to show the paper knew it was publishing false information.

Tuesday 29 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Explosion' at busy London train station turns out to be an e-cigarette United Kingdom

'Explosion' at busy London train station turns out to be an e-cigarette

British Transport Police said in a statement that officers responded to Euston station in north London after receiving reports of an explosion there.

From TheJournal.ie World's oldest white supremacist and KKK website pulled offline Stormfront

World's oldest white supremacist and KKK website pulled offline

The founder of the forum website Stormfront said he was still trying to get it back online.

Monday 28 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Trump Organisation lawyer emailed Putin aide for business deal help Donald Trump

Trump Organisation lawyer emailed Putin aide for business deal help

Trump’s personal lawyer has said the president’s company pursued a Trump Tower in Moscow during the Republican primary.

From TheJournal.ie Anyone who gets caught with a plastic bag in Kenya could face a €31,000 fine or four years in prison Plastic Bag Ban

Anyone who gets caught with a plastic bag in Kenya could face a €31,000 fine or four years in prison

The ban came into force today but has sparked a lot of criticism.

Sunday 27 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'I have two children with me and the water is swallowing me up': Thousands stranded due to Hurricane Harvey Texas

'I have two children with me and the water is swallowing me up': Thousands stranded due to Hurricane Harvey

President Donald Trump has said he will visit the storm-stricken region.

From TheJournal.ie Five die after climbers roped together 2,000 metres high in the Alps suffer fall Wildgerlostal

Five die after climbers roped together 2,000 metres high in the Alps suffer fall

A total of eight climbers have died in three separate incidents this weekend.

Saturday 26 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie A man burned a cross in their garden 40 years ago - this week they learned he was a priest Ku Klux Klan

A man burned a cross in their garden 40 years ago - this week they learned he was a priest

Phillip and Barbara Butler have questioned why he came forward after all those years.

Friday 25 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Evacuations underway as Texas braces for 'fiercest hurricane to hit US in nearly 12 years' HURRICANE HARVEY

Evacuations underway as Texas braces for 'fiercest hurricane to hit US in nearly 12 years'

Texas Governor Greg Abbott has expressed concern that not as many people are evacuating compared with previous storms.

From TheJournal.ie WATCH: Restored footage of Charles and Diana's wedding released Tying The Knot This post contains videos

WATCH: Restored footage of Charles and Diana's wedding released

Footage from the 29 July 1981 wedding has been released in 4K resolution on YouTube.

From TheJournal.ie Man put to death using new lethal injection for racist murder Florida

Man put to death using new lethal injection for racist murder

Mark Asay took 10 minutes to die.

Thursday 24 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Hostage situation in South Carolina ends after 'disgruntled employee' shot by police Charleston

Hostage situation in South Carolina ends after 'disgruntled employee' shot by police

“This is not an act of terrorism,” the mayor of Charleston said.

From TheJournal.ie 'I called and told them I will not be coming back': US winner of €642 million jackpot claims prize Go Back To Work?

'I called and told them I will not be coming back': US winner of €642 million jackpot claims prize

The 53-year-old won’t be going back to work anyway.

From TheJournal.ie White nationalist who featured in Vice documentary arrested over violent clashes Christopher Cantwell

White nationalist who featured in Vice documentary arrested over violent clashes

Christopher Cantwell handed himself into police custody over violence at Charlottesville.

From TheJournal.ie 'Mountain man' released on parole 32 years after kidnapping world-class athlete Don Nichols

'Mountain man' released on parole 32 years after kidnapping world-class athlete

Nichols (86) was sentenced to 85 years in prison for kidnapping biathlete Kari Swenson in 1984.

From TheJournal.ie One US lotto player won $758 million dollars overnight Million Dollar Maybe

One US lotto player won $758 million dollars overnight

The odds of winning the Powerball lotto are the same as flipping a coin and getting ‘heads’ 28 times in a row.

Wednesday 23 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Concert in Rotterdam cancelled after terror tip-off from Spanish police Netherlands

Concert in Rotterdam cancelled after terror tip-off from Spanish police

The band Allah-Las were due to play the Maassilo arena.

From TheJournal.ie Man who tried to take pipe bomb onto Ryanair flight jailed for 18 years Manchester Airport

Man who tried to take pipe bomb onto Ryanair flight jailed for 18 years

Prosecutors said he planned to detonate it during a Ryanair flight to Italy.

From TheJournal.ie 'Back up you creep' - Hillary Clinton speaks about Donald Trump looming behind her during debate What Happened This post contains videos

'Back up you creep' - Hillary Clinton speaks about Donald Trump looming behind her during debate

It’s in an extract from her new book called What Happened.

From TheJournal.ie Protesters clash in Phoenix as Trump defends his response to Charlottesville violence Defensive

Protesters clash in Phoenix as Trump defends his response to Charlottesville violence

Trump made his comments during a rally in Phoenix, Arizona.

Tuesday 22 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'There was blood everywhere': Over 40 injured in Philadelphia train crash this morning Pennsylvania

'There was blood everywhere': Over 40 injured in Philadelphia train crash this morning

At least four people are seriously injured.

Sunday 20 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie New York subway staff say break rooms and bathrooms being used to store bodies New York

New York subway staff say break rooms and bathrooms being used to store bodies

Some staff said they have been traumatised by unexpectedly finding a body that is being stowed temporarily until a medical examiner arrives.

From TheJournal.ie Fewer people in US are dying after being struck by lightning - here's why Bad Weather

Fewer people in US are dying after being struck by lightning - here's why

Taking the growing population into account, the lightning death rate has shrunk more than 40-fold since recordkeeping began in 1940.

Saturday 19 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 16-year-old boy running for Kansas governor seat Voting

16-year-old boy running for Kansas governor seat

The teenager said he would support legalising marijuana for medical purposes but he is conservative on gun rights.

Wednesday 16 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Charlottesville victim's mother: 'This is not the end of Heather's legacy' Heather Heyer

Charlottesville victim's mother: 'This is not the end of Heather's legacy'

Hundreds gathered for a memorial of Heather Heyer, who was killed after a white supremacist rammed a car into protesters.

Tuesday 15 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'The Mooch' thinks Trump should sack 'alt-right' advisor Steve Bannon Moochin Around

'The Mooch' thinks Trump should sack 'alt-right' advisor Steve Bannon

But, he notes, “it’s not up to me.”

From TheJournal.ie Protesters in North Carolina topple Confederate soldier statue Durham

Protesters in North Carolina topple Confederate soldier statue

Activists in Durham brought a ladder up to the statue and used a rope to pull down the Confederate Soldiers Monument.

Monday 14 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Three men shot dead at point-blank range during drag racing event in Wisconsin Great Lakes

Three men shot dead at point-blank range during drag racing event in Wisconsin

Police estimated that up to 5,000 people were at Larry’s Fun Fest racing event yesterday.

Sunday 13 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Two humanitarian groups suspend migrant rescues due to threats from Libya Mediterranean Sea

Two humanitarian groups suspend migrant rescues due to threats from Libya

Germany-based Sea-Eye said it made the decision to halt its water rescues “with a heavy heart,” but for the sake of its crew’s safety.

From TheJournal.ie Drunk American punched by passer-by in Germany for giving Nazi salute Dresden

Drunk American punched by passer-by in Germany for giving Nazi salute

The American is now under investigation for violating Germany’s laws against the display of Nazi symbols or slogans.

Saturday 12 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Venezuela leader hits back at 'crazy' Trump talk of military intervention Craziness

Venezuela leader hits back at 'crazy' Trump talk of military intervention

The White House says it’s rejected a request by Maduro to speak to Trump.

From TheJournal.ie A newly-found dinosaur makes the T-rex look tiny Remember The Titanosaur

A newly-found dinosaur makes the T-rex look tiny

Researchers who examined and dated them said the long-necked creature was the biggest of a group of large dinosaurs called titanosaurs.

Friday 11 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie US politicians are being accused of violating free speech - by blocking people on social media Blockbusters

US politicians are being accused of violating free speech - by blocking people on social media

Politicians at all levels increasingly embrace social media to discuss government business.

Thursday 10 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'It was a definite grab. A very long grab' - Taylor Swift testifies that DJ groped her under her skirt Photoshoot

'It was a definite grab. A very long grab' - Taylor Swift testifies that DJ groped her under her skirt

DJ David Mueller denies he groped the pop star and is suing after losing his job.

From TheJournal.ie 8-month-old in New York survived 3 days in a plastic bag after mother abandoned her Attempted Murder

8-month-old in New York survived 3 days in a plastic bag after mother abandoned her

The girl’s mother, who is 17, faces charges of attempted murder.

From TheJournal.ie Investigation after US diplomats suffer mystery hearing loss in Cuba Covert Device

Investigation after US diplomats suffer mystery hearing loss in Cuba

After an investigation, US authorities attributed the hearing loss to a covert sonic device.