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#Alaska

From TheJournal.ie Alaskan man discovers 50-year-old message in a bottle from Russian sailor What Are The Chances

Alaskan man discovers 50-year-old message in a bottle from Russian sailor

A Russian television network tracked a return address in Vladivostok to a retired soviet ship captain now living in Crimea.

From TheJournal.ie Five dead and one missing after sightseeing planes collide in mid-air in Alaska Ketchikan

Five dead and one missing after sightseeing planes collide in mid-air in Alaska

Helicopters and boats were deployed by the Coast Guard for the search-and-rescue operation.

From TheJournal.ie 'Many homes are damaged': Powerful 7.0 magnitude earthquake hits Alaska Anchorage

'Many homes are damaged': Powerful 7.0 magnitude earthquake hits Alaska

Police in the city of around 300,000 said it had caused “major infrastructure damage”.

From TheJournal.ie US hunter suffers life-threatening injuries after bear he shot lands on him Alaska

US hunter suffers life-threatening injuries after bear he shot lands on him

The bear is believed to have rolled down the slope dislodging rocks in the process.

From TheJournal.ie Tsunami threat lifted for Canada and US after powerful earthquake off Alaska Warning

Tsunami threat lifted for Canada and US after powerful earthquake off Alaska

The quake struck at 9.31am Irish time.

From TheJournal.ie Ancient DNA evidence reveals story of first Native Americans to enter the continent Ancient Beringians

Ancient DNA evidence reveals story of first Native Americans to enter the continent

A team of researchers made the discovery using DNA from a six-month-old Native American infant.

From TheJournal.ie Sarah Palin's son arrested on charges of assaulting his father Alaska

Sarah Palin's son arrested on charges of assaulting his father

Police were called to the family home over the weekend.

From TheJournal.ie Scientists baffled by appearance of pink sea creatures off Alaska Far North

Scientists baffled by appearance of pink sea creatures off Alaska

The tropical, filter-feeding spineless creatures are usually found along the equator.

From TheJournal.ie Teenager who was killed by bear sent text to his family while being chased Alaska

Teenager who was killed by bear sent text to his family while being chased

“This young man didn’t do anything wrong. He was just in the wrong place.”

Someone recreated Beyoncé's pregnancy announcement with 45lbs of cheese... it's The Dredge

Some Brie-oncé and the rest of the day’s celeb dirt right here.

From TheJournal.ie Shacks, bears and isolation - an Irishman's summer in a remote Alaskan town McCarthy
From TheJournal.ie Two-month-old girl among four dead in suspected murder-suicide in Alaska Hotel Room

Two-month-old girl among four dead in suspected murder-suicide in Alaska

The victims have been identified as Linda Hutton (54), Emily McDonald (22), McKay Hutton (22) and eight-week-old Teagan Hutton.

From TheJournal.ie Shooting of Alaska policeman gives detectives unexpected break on string of unsolved deaths Anchorage Killings

Shooting of Alaska policeman gives detectives unexpected break on string of unsolved deaths

There had been fears a serial killer was roaming the Anchorage trails, picking off one or two people at a time.

From TheJournal.ie WATCH: Police officer saves man trapped beneath burning SUV Alaska

WATCH: Police officer saves man trapped beneath burning SUV

The man’s arm was trapped beneath the passenger side of the vehicle.

From TheJournal.ie Outdoor Studies professor mauled by bear during mountaineering class Alaska

Outdoor Studies professor mauled by bear during mountaineering class

He was with a group of 12 students at the time.

From TheJournal.ie Commercial pilot flies closer to erupting volcano to give passengers a better look Close Encounter

Commercial pilot flies closer to erupting volcano to give passengers a better look

The Pavlof Volcano in Alaska spontaneously erupted without warning early this morning Irish time.

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 WATCH: Skier somehow survives terrifying 1,000 foot fall down a mountain Alaska
From TheJournal.ie "Is there a doctor on board?" - Watch this woman give birth in a plane over the Pacific Baby On Board

"Is there a doctor on board?" - Watch this woman give birth in a plane over the Pacific

Six flight attendants wearing surgical masks can be seen

From TheJournal.ie Sarah Palin wants immigrants to the US to 'speak American' Facepalm This post contains videos

Sarah Palin wants immigrants to the US to 'speak American'

The former US vice-presidential candidate said English is a “unifying aspect” of America.

From TheJournal.ie Has Obama been drinking his own urine in a bid to highlight climate change? Refreshing

Has Obama been drinking his own urine in a bid to highlight climate change?

The US President is taking part in Bear Grylls’ show in a bid to bring the issue to a wider audience.

From TheJournal.ie We're not taking the drinkable p**s: Barack Obama is doing a survival show with Bear Grylls Into The Wild
From TheJournal.ie Heading out tonight? Here are the chat up lines you should be using (according to science) Come Here Often?

Heading out tonight? Here are the chat up lines you should be using (according to science)

A study in the United States as looked at how 600 subjects responded to three different types of lines.

From TheJournal.ie Alaskan bear family to be killed because they love the big city too much Fatal Attraction

Alaskan bear family to be killed because they love the big city too much

They just can’t stay away from those rubbish bins.

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.

From TheJournal.ie Weed is now legal in another US state Green Light

Weed is now legal in another US state

Alaska joins Colorado and Washington State in the cannabis club.

Parents discover son isn't dead when he answers door at girlfriend's house

The couple were wrongly informed that their son had died in a car crash.

From TheJournal.ie Details of the Palin family brawl have emerged and they're not pretty... You Betcha

Details of the Palin family brawl have emerged and they're not pretty...

Bristol Palin is accused of repeatedly punching a man in the face.

From TheJournal.ie Have a spare €7 per month? Why not subscribe to Sarah Palin's new web TV channel... You Betcha

Have a spare €7 per month? Why not subscribe to Sarah Palin's new web TV channel...

Doesn’t sound like a great deal?.. Perhaps we should mention that it’s free to watch if you happen to be in the US military?

From TheJournal.ie Swarm of earthquakes in Alaska leaves scientists puzzled I Feel The Earth Move

Swarm of earthquakes in Alaska leaves scientists puzzled

People there aren’t used to earthquakes, and the recent cluster have some residents worried.

Scientists strapped a camera to a polar bear... now see the footage

The US Geological Survey is studying the bears’ behaviour.

From TheJournal.ie Amazing photo of a NASA rocket being fired into an aurora All Of The Lights

Bear told to get out of Alaskan pub, leaves without incident

If only all regulars were this well-behaved.

Heroic cat mayor survives dog attack

Yes, there is an actual cat mayor in an Alaska town.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Is it time for the US to abandon the pipe dream of missile defence? Opinion

Column: Is it time for the US to abandon the pipe dream of missile defence?

While protect itself with the threat of using nuclear weapons is far from ideal, it is infinitely preferable to the situation in which the US has now found itself: chasing its tail over costly and ineffective missile technology, writes Jason Douglas.

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Monday News Fix This post contains images

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

The 17 things we learned today…

From TheJournal.ie Ten killed in Alaska plane crash Alaska

Ten killed in Alaska plane crash

Before firefighters could get to the aircraft, it was engulfed in flames and none of the passengers survived.

From TheJournal.ie Anglo, abortion and archaeology: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

Anglo, abortion and archaeology: The week in numbers

Plus – how many seconds does the new single from former Green Party TD Paul Gogarty last for?

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