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# united-states - Sunday 24 April, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 'There's blood all over the house' - Manhunt after eight members of Ohio family 'executed' Pike County This post contains videos

'There's blood all over the house' - Manhunt after eight members of Ohio family 'executed'

Audio of a 911 call has been released by investigators.

# united-states - Saturday 23 April, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 14 dead after two shooting rampages in one day United States

14 dead after two shooting rampages in one day

At least one suspected gunman is still on the loose.

# united-states - Wednesday 20 April, 2016

From TheJournal.ie US state declares porn a 'public health crisis' Think Of The Children

US state declares porn a 'public health crisis'

Utah’s governor called pornography a plague damaging young minds as he signed the declaration.

# united-states - Tuesday 19 April, 2016

From The42 Patriots' Ebner has '50-50 chance' of making USA Olympic rugby squad Sevens

Patriots' Ebner has '50-50 chance' of making USA Olympic rugby squad

“We need to work on his passing and make it more efficient and increase the power and pace,” says

# united-states - Sunday 17 April, 2016

From TheJournal.ie This is what it's like to live at the US's most remote and isolated air bases Thule Air Base

This is what it's like to live at the US's most remote and isolated air bases

Thule Air Base is at the strategic halfway point between Moscow and New York City – 700 miles north of the Arctic Circle.

# united-states - Saturday 16 April, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Music legend Prince has flight grounded after falling sick Prince Flu

Music legend Prince has flight grounded after falling sick

The icon had been suffering from a bout of flu over the past weeks.

# united-states - Friday 15 April, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested for using 'fart spray' in a Georgia bar Stinking Up The Place

Man arrested for using 'fart spray' in a Georgia bar

Blake Leland Zengo is alleged to have sprayed it in a woman’s face.

# united-states - Wednesday 6 April, 2016

From TheJournal.ie California woman lets thousands of homeless cats take over her house Sanctuary

California woman lets thousands of homeless cats take over her house

Lynea Lattanzio spent her entire retirement fund on the sanctuary.

# united-states - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Man due to be executed for murdering his two young daughters Texas

Man due to be executed for murdering his two young daughters

John David Battaglia shot his six and nine-year-old daughters dead as their mother listened helplessly on the phone.

# united-states - Tuesday 29 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Man shot by US police after drawing weapon on Capitol Hill Washington

Man shot by US police after drawing weapon on Capitol Hill

A female bystander suffered what police said appeared to be minor injuries and was hospitalised.

# united-states - 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.

# united-states - Friday 18 March, 2016

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.

# united-states - Friday 11 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie In full: Here’s where our ministers are going for St Patrick’s Day On A Jetplane

In full: Here’s where our ministers are going for St Patrick’s Day

There are far fewer trips this year than before.

From TheJournal.ie The ‘fake’ university and the $40 million lawsuit facing Donald Trump Trump University

The ‘fake’ university and the $40 million lawsuit facing Donald Trump

A defunct online-education company is at the centre of a big lawsuit facing the Republican presidential hopeful.

# united-states - Thursday 10 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Are you in favour of the death penalty? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you in favour of the death penalty?

A man who murdered five people has been executed in Texas – do you agree with the death penalty?

# united-states - Sunday 28 February, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Can you spot the armed camouflaged marine watching you from the trees? Hide And Seek This post contains images

Can you spot the armed camouflaged marine watching you from the trees?

US Marine Brent Downing documents techniques from militaries around the world.

# united-states - Sunday 14 February, 2016

From TheJournal.ie How the death of this Supreme Court judge has sparked a huge political battle Justice

How the death of this Supreme Court judge has sparked a huge political battle

The coming months will see clashes between Republicans and Democrats as Obama tries to confirm a successor before he leaves the White House.

# united-states - Saturday 13 February, 2016

From TheJournal.ie ‘It’s like torture’: Ex-students say boarding school kept them in isolation boxes for weeks Discipline

‘It’s like torture’: Ex-students say boarding school kept them in isolation boxes for weeks

The FBI is now investigating the school, which is accused of using the concrete cells as punishment.

# united-states - Thursday 4 February, 2016

From TheJournal.ie The only wild jaguar in the United States has been caught on camera Big Cat This post contains videos

The only wild jaguar in the United States has been caught on camera

He’s called ‘El Jefe’, ‘The Boss’.

# united-states - Tuesday 2 February, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Clinton narrowly edges out Sanders to win Iowa Democratic caucuses Presidential Election

Clinton narrowly edges out Sanders to win Iowa Democratic caucuses

The race has been called the closest in Democratic caucus history.

# united-states - Monday 18 January, 2016

From The42 US basketball team name 30-man list for Rio Olympics roster and it’s ridiculously talented Star Studded

US basketball team name 30-man list for Rio Olympics roster and it’s ridiculously talented

LeBron James and Steph Curry are among the finalists but there’s no Kobe Byrant.

# united-states - Thursday 14 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie US town hit by water crisis after supply switched to save money Legionnaires

US town hit by water crisis after supply switched to save money

Local officials first declared a public health emergency in October in response to tests that showed children with elevated levels of lead.

# united-states - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Ten US sailors detained after their boats drifted into Iranian waters Farsi Island

Ten US sailors detained after their boats drifted into Iranian waters

Tehran said the crew and vessels will be returned safely and promptly.

From TheJournal.ie David Drumm has bail rejected ahead of hearing to send him back to Ireland Staying Put

David Drumm has bail rejected ahead of hearing to send him back to Ireland

The former Anglo boss has had his latest appeal for bail rejected.

# united-states - Sunday 10 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie US reacts to North Korea’s nuclear test with bomber plane flyover Show Of Force

US reacts to North Korea’s nuclear test with bomber plane flyover

The mission was conducted “in response to recent provocative action by North Korea”, US Forces Korea said in a statement.

# united-states - Monday 4 January, 2016

From Business ETC The United States is suing Volkswagen over the emissions scandal Diesel Engines

The United States is suing Volkswagen over the emissions scandal

The civil complaint against the German automaker was filed on behalf of the Environmental Protection Agency.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Why are a group of gun-carrying ranchers staging a siege on government property? Oregon

Explainer: Why are a group of gun-carrying ranchers staging a siege on government property?

Protesters in Oregon claim to be fighting the cause of two men who have been charged with arson on government property.

# united-states - Sunday 27 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie This chart shows the cost of fighting Islamic State compared to wars in Iraq and Afghanistan The Cost Of War

This chart shows the cost of fighting Islamic State compared to wars in Iraq and Afghanistan

The Iraqi war has cost the US in the region of $1.64 billion.

# united-states - Wednesday 23 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Seven-year-old girl calls 911 because she touched the Elf on the Shelf Emergency

Seven-year-old girl calls 911 because she touched the Elf on the Shelf

Touching him makes the magic of Christmas go away.

# united-states - Monday 21 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Monday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

A car crash in Galway, a pay rise for workers and a fight over a radio station… all the day’s big stories.

# united-states - Friday 18 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Schools shut down in Virginia district after outrage over Islamic calligraphy lesson Virginia

Schools shut down in Virginia district after outrage over Islamic calligraphy lesson

An assignment given to students in one school involved copying a Muslim statement of faith in Arabic.

# united-states - Thursday 17 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Man charged with assault after choking a woman for reclining her seat on an airplane United States

Man charged with assault after choking a woman for reclining her seat on an airplane

Lawrence Wells, 54, faces up to 10 years in prison.

# united-states - Wednesday 16 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Canadian pastor sentenced to life in prison in North Korea International Incident

Canadian pastor sentenced to life in prison in North Korea

Hyeon Soo Lim was accused of running an anti-North Korea human rights ‘racket’.

# united-states - Monday 14 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Rubber balls found in eye-sockets of severed head in US Pennsylvania

Rubber balls found in eye-sockets of severed head in US

The embalmed head of a woman was found by a boy walking through the woods in Pennsylvania.

# united-states - Saturday 12 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie People with black-sounding names have a harder time finding rooms on AirBnB, research shows Discrimination

People with black-sounding names have a harder time finding rooms on AirBnB, research shows

Profiles using names like Kristen and Brad had an easier time booking accommodation than profiles using names like Tamika and Jamal.

# united-states - Friday 11 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Concerns for Irish citizens as US visa waiver may be abolished Esta

Concerns for Irish citizens as US visa waiver may be abolished

An immigration expert has warned that entering the US could become a lot more difficult.

# united-states - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie This homeless man has just won €450,000 on a scratchcard Take A Break

This homeless man has just won €450,000 on a scratchcard

He had been staying at a homeless shelter in Aspen, Colorado.

# united-states - Tuesday 8 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Suspected burglar killed by alligator ‘while hiding from police’ Florida

Suspected burglar killed by alligator ‘while hiding from police’

Matthew Riggins was found with injuries that were consistent with an alligator attack.

# united-states - Sunday 6 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie US couple found guilty of kidnapping daughters, forcing them to defecate in closets Arizona

US couple found guilty of kidnapping daughters, forcing them to defecate in closets

After this trial is over, they will be tried in Pinal County, where the family lived for several years and where similar crimes are believed to have been committed.

# united-states - Saturday 5 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Parole hearing brings back dark memories of the notorious “San Francisco witch killers” California Nightmares

Parole hearing brings back dark memories of the notorious “San Francisco witch killers”

In the early 1980s, Suzan and Michael Carson went on a religious, drug-fuelled mission to rid the world of “witches” in California.

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