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Monday 28 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Police officer shot at US Capitol Hill Washington DC

Police officer shot at US Capitol Hill

One police officer is believed to be wounded following a shooting.

From TheJournal.ie Woman rescued after trying to swim to cruise ship Madeira Islands

Woman rescued after trying to swim to cruise ship

She thought her husband was on board.

Sunday 27 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Despite bad reviews, Batman v Superman has already made €150 million Dawn Of Profits

Saturday 26 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Korean War veterans want their brothers-in-arms found, identified and brought home Until They Are Home

Korean War veterans want their brothers-in-arms found, identified and brought home

The Associated Press got unprecedented access to a site in North Korea where locals believe American GIs are buried.

From TheJournal.ie Should people be fined for texting while walking? Watch Out This post contains a poll

Should people be fined for texting while walking?

One US city will discuss such a law.

From TheJournal.ie The 1984 drugs bust that shocked JFK’s old posh school The Preppie Connection

The 1984 drugs bust that shocked JFK’s old posh school

The students involved – now almost 50 – recently watched a film based on the events

From TheJournal.ie Microsoft pulls ‘teen girl’ chatbot after it learned to become a racist in just a day Tay
From TheJournal.ie Move over fizzy drinks – meet the 24/7 meat vending machine Ham On Hand

Move over fizzy drinks – meet the 24/7 meat vending machine

It has been installed by butchers in Paris.

Friday 25 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Man crucified with real nails in the Philippines in annual ceremony Dedication

Man crucified with real nails in the Philippines in annual ceremony

Ruben Enaje dedicated the act to peace in Belgium and other countries targeted by Islamic extremism.

Thursday 24 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested in ‘advanced stages’ of terror plot in France Paris

Man arrested in ‘advanced stages’ of terror plot in France

The French interior minister said there were no links “at this stage” between the plan and the attacks in Paris or Brussels.

From TheJournal.ie A man rented Freddy Got Fingered in 2002 and has been arrested for not bringing it back On The Long Finger

A man rented Freddy Got Fingered in 2002 and has been arrested for not bringing it back

James Meyers found there was a warrant for his arrest when he was pulled over.

Wednesday 23 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie An overdue library book has been returned after 50 years Ohio

An overdue library book has been returned after 50 years

The library said it wasn’t going to impose the $350 (€440) fine.

From TheJournal.ie Jeb Bush endorses Cruz after Trump scores key victory last night Arizona

Jeb Bush endorses Cruz after Trump scores key victory last night

But there were wins for Ted Cruz and Bernie Sanders too.

From TheJournal.ie Teenager who survived Boston bombing injured in Brussels airport attack Mormon Missionary

Teenager who survived Boston bombing injured in Brussels airport attack

Mason Well was standing within feet of a bomb that exploded at the airport.

From TheJournal.ie Woman found dead in walk-in freezer at US hotel Georgia

Woman found dead in walk-in freezer at US hotel

A search for the woman began when she didn’t return home after her shift at the hotel.

Tuesday 22 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie This tennis boss has resigned over his controversial comments about ‘lady players’ Sexism Row

This tennis boss has resigned over his controversial comments about ‘lady players’

Raymond Moore has resigned as the tournament director of the BNP Paribas Open.

Monday 21 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Hulk Hogan has just been awarded even more cash in his sex tape lawsuit Right In The Kisser

Hulk Hogan has just been awarded even more cash in his sex tape lawsuit

The more wrestler was already awarded $115 million.

Sunday 20 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Obama aims to end decades of hostility with historic visit to Cuba Cold War Foes

Obama aims to end decades of hostility with historic visit to Cuba

It’s the first time a US president has visited the Communist country in almost 90 years.

From TheJournal.ie After 13 months, 100 eggings and lab tests of shellings, police have caught this serial egger Case Cracked

After 13 months, 100 eggings and lab tests of shellings, police have caught this serial egger

The Clemens’s home was egged more than 100 times by Jason Kozan.

Saturday 19 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Treasure hunter in trouble for refusing to say where 500 gold coins are Ohio

Treasure hunter in trouble for refusing to say where 500 gold coins are

Investors had paid $12.7 million to find the coins.

From TheJournal.ie British journalist ‘mocks US’ in latest Islamic State video Held Hostage

British journalist ‘mocks US’ in latest Islamic State video

John Cantlie was kidnapped in November 2012.

Friday 18 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Hulk Hogan awarded $115 million after sex tape trial Smackdown

Hulk Hogan awarded $115 million after sex tape trial

The jury found against Gawker Media.

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump isn’t worried that ‘mixed up man’ Mitt Romney’s isn’t voting for him Shots Fired

Donald Trump isn’t worried that ‘mixed up man’ Mitt Romney’s isn’t voting for him

Former candidate Mitt Romney says he’ll be voting for Ted Cruz in Utah.

From TheJournal.ie Former prep-school student found guilty of sexual assault jailed for breaking bail conditions New England

Former prep-school student found guilty of sexual assault jailed for breaking bail conditions

Owen Labrie was convicted of sexually assaulted a 15-year-old student at his school last August.

From TheJournal.ie No explanation for why police release pictures of gun Kurt Cobain used to take his own life Seattle

No explanation for why police release pictures of gun Kurt Cobain used to take his own life

It’s unclear why they’re making them public at this time.

From TheJournal.ie Construction worker dies after falling from 53rd floor of LA skyscraper Los Angeles

Construction worker dies after falling from 53rd floor of LA skyscraper

The electrician had removed his hard hat, construction company officials said.

Thursday 17 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie This amazing dog fell off a fishing boat but was found alive five weeks later Dog Overboard This post contains videos

This amazing dog fell off a fishing boat but was found alive five weeks later

Luna managed to make the 3km swim to a nearby island.

From TheJournal.ie SeaWorld is ending its killer whale shows Blackfish

SeaWorld is ending its killer whale shows

And it won’t be breeding them anymore.

From TheJournal.ie Teacher fired after anonymous letter said she was unmarried and pregnant settles case Catholic School

Teacher fired after anonymous letter said she was unmarried and pregnant settles case

The school said she breached her contract by going against the religious and moral teachings of the church.

Wednesday 16 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Convicted murderer Romell Broom survived one execution but he now faces a second Lethal Injection This post contains videos

Convicted murderer Romell Broom survived one execution but he now faces a second

Ohio first tried to execute him in 2009.

From TheJournal.ie Germany wants to make it easier to convict rapists Rape Trials

Germany wants to make it easier to convict rapists

The new laws would reduce the burden of proof on victims.

From TheJournal.ie Homeless man gets $100k reward for helping police capture fugitives California

Homeless man gets $100k reward for helping police capture fugitives

Matthew Hay-Chapman recognised the stolen white van from news reports and pointed the men out to police.

Tuesday 15 March, 2016

From The42 NFL admit link between football and brain disease for the first time Concussion

NFL admit link between football and brain disease for the first time

Jeff Miller was speaking before a US congressional committee.

From TheJournal.ie Michigan shooting spree suspect says Uber app took over his mind Kalamazoo

Michigan shooting spree suspect says Uber app took over his mind

Jason Dalton is charged with fatally shooting six people in and around Kalamazoo.

From TheJournal.ie Man dies after car bomb explodes during rush hour in Berlin Germany

Man dies after car bomb explodes during rush hour in Berlin

The incident happened during rush hour this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Russia gets ready to pull its planes from Syria Putin's Orders

Russia gets ready to pull its planes from Syria

The Russian airbase in the country is preparing after an order from Putin.

Monday 14 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Father pleads guilty to kidnapping son and raising him for 13 years Alabama This post contains videos

Father pleads guilty to kidnapping son and raising him for 13 years

The 18-year-old found out after he applied for college.

From TheJournal.ie Sarah Palin’s husband in hospital after snowmobile accident Alaska

Sarah Palin’s husband in hospital after snowmobile accident

The former Alaska governor has cancelled a campaign stop for Donald Trump.

From TheJournal.ie Top Gear apologises for “unwise” filming of car stunts near war memorial Public Anger

Top Gear apologises for “unwise” filming of car stunts near war memorial

People were not happy about the choice of location, near the Cenotaph in London.

Sunday 13 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Appendix M: The little-known ‘loophole’ to allow torture by US investigators Illegal

Appendix M: The little-known ‘loophole’ to allow torture by US investigators

There is pressure now for it to be removed.