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Teenage suspect in custody after school shooting in South Carolina
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Teenage suspect in custody after school shooting in South Carolina

Sep 28th 2016, 8:15 PM 14,052 Views 50 Comments

Two students and one teacher have been injured.

Polling day: Who do American voters think won last night's debate?
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# Round One

Polling day: Who do American voters think won last night's debate?

Sep 27th 2016, 10:21 AM 47,571 Views 90 Comments

The debate is over, the journalists have gone to bed and the public have weighed in on the first presidential televised debate.

Nine people injured after shooter opens fire in Houston shopping centre
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Nine people injured after shooter opens fire in Houston shopping centre

Sep 26th 2016, 3:12 PM 17,178 Views 64 Comments

Houston police have said that the deceased suspect is reportedly a lawyer, and are investigating his relationship at work.

Gunman who killed five at shopping centre arrested - but police say no terrorist links
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Gunman who killed five at shopping centre arrested - but police say no terrorist links

Sep 25th 2016, 7:36 AM 10,642 Views 27 Comments

One victim was 16 and had survived cancer.

Four women and a man dead after shooting at Washington shopping centre
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Four women and a man dead after shooting at Washington shopping centre

Sep 24th 2016, 7:22 AM 26,231 Views 25 Comments

The shooter is still at large.

A naked Donald Trump statue has been robbed from a Miami gallery rooftop
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# President's New Clothes

A naked Donald Trump statue has been robbed from a Miami gallery rooftop

Sep 23rd 2016, 10:13 PM 17,565 Views 34 Comments

Miami police have said that they arrested Pedro Rodriguez and charged him with theft and burglary.

Police injured after community protests the killing of a black man by officer
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Police injured after community protests the killing of a black man by officer

Sep 21st 2016, 8:20 AM 7,053 Views 107 Comments

Charlotte Mayor Jennifer Roberts appealed for calm.

Despite incomes increasing, Americans still believe the country is heading in the wrong direction
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# Keep The Recovery Going

Despite incomes increasing, Americans still believe the country is heading in the wrong direction

Sep 17th 2016, 9:15 AM 8,840 Views 27 Comments

All the signs suggest the US economy is improving steadily. So why do the majority of Americans think the country is on the wrong track?

The US is going to start destroying about 780,000 chemical-filled artillery shells
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# Chemical Weapons

The US is going to start destroying about 780,000 chemical-filled artillery shells

Sep 3rd 2016, 11:30 AM 13,482 Views 29 Comments

A US army plant is about to start destroying the nation’s largest remaining stockpile of mustard agent.

Nuns who ran clinic in poverty-stricken Mississippi community found dead in their home
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# Durant

Nuns who ran clinic in poverty-stricken Mississippi community found dead in their home

Aug 26th 2016, 10:39 PM 34,058 Views 47 Comments

The two nuns provided almost all the care at the local clinic.

Man who threw boiling water on gay couple sentenced to 40 years in prison
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Man who threw boiling water on gay couple sentenced to 40 years in prison

Aug 25th 2016, 6:44 PM 34,679 Views 78 Comments

Marquez Tolbert testified that after pouring hot water on them, Blackwell grabbed him as he jumped and screamed in pain and told him: “Get out of my house with all that gay.”

Pennsylvanian teen charged with murdering grandmother after argument over school
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Pennsylvanian teen charged with murdering grandmother after argument over school

Aug 24th 2016, 9:07 PM 16,909 Views 0 Comments

Police say Reeser told them he shot her because he didn’t want to go to an unspecified school meeting.

Woman who wrongfully spent 35 years in prison for murder to sue
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# Reno

Woman who wrongfully spent 35 years in prison for murder to sue

Aug 23rd 2016, 9:30 PM 36,126 Views 26 Comments

Woods was diagnosed as schizophrenic and was “floridly psychotic and hearing voices” at the time she gave her alleged confession.

FBI investigating if double stabbing was linked to Islamic extremism
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# Roanoke

FBI investigating if double stabbing was linked to Islamic extremism

Aug 23rd 2016, 7:01 PM 10,278 Views 34 Comments

Authorities said a man is currently being held without bond at a jail in Roanoke.

'We chose not to burn the house': Inside the camp of LA's Black Lives Matter protesters
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'We chose not to burn the house': Inside the camp of LA's Black Lives Matter protesters

Aug 21st 2016, 7:15 AM 9,574 Views 8 Comments

For more than a month, Black Lives Matter has maintained a makeshift encampment in front of Los Angeles City Hall.

Trump defends both sides of the Black Lives Matter protests, says he 'will reject bigotry' as president
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# Gathering Votes

Trump defends both sides of the Black Lives Matter protests, says he 'will reject bigotry' as president

Aug 17th 2016, 9:46 AM 12,442 Views 198 Comments

In a statement, he said he was behind the African-American community – but also defended the police force.

600 assassination attempts and still going strong - Fidel Castro turns 90 today
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600 assassination attempts and still going strong - Fidel Castro turns 90 today

Aug 13th 2016, 8:45 AM 18,698 Views 124 Comments

The ‘father of the Cuban Revolution’ has recently re-emerged into the public eye after a decade in the shadows.

US serial killer "The Grim Sleeper" faces death penalty
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US serial killer "The Grim Sleeper" faces death penalty

Aug 10th 2016, 9:09 PM 38,923 Views 34 Comments

“He is a psychopathic, sadistic serial killer who takes joy in inflicting pain on women and killing them.”

Philippines president causes uproar after referring to US envoy as "gay ambassador"
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# Rodrigo Duterte

Philippines president causes uproar after referring to US envoy as "gay ambassador"

Aug 10th 2016, 8:46 AM 17,948 Views 26 Comments

Rodrigo Duterte made the controversial comments on live television.

Two children and their teenage babysitter drown in Colorado swimming pool
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# Horrible Tragedy

Two children and their teenage babysitter drown in Colorado swimming pool

Aug 9th 2016, 8:04 AM 36,934 Views 16 Comments

The three female minors were aged three, five and seventeen.

Republican security officials say Trump would be "the most reckless president in American history"
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# Finger On The Button

Republican security officials say Trump would be "the most reckless president in American history"

Aug 8th 2016, 10:28 PM 25,192 Views 82 Comments

The experts essentially declared the brash billionaire unfit for office.

Man charged after 24 concert-goers became sick eating drug-laced sweets at Ohio festival
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# Sweet Sounds

Man charged after 24 concert-goers became sick eating drug-laced sweets at Ohio festival

Aug 8th 2016, 8:00 PM 13,193 Views 15 Comments

Authorities say all those sickened are expected to recover.

Here is a list of Donald Trump controversies you may have missed this week
# A Scandal A Day
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# A Scandal A Day

Here is a list of Donald Trump controversies you may have missed this week

Aug 6th 2016, 9:30 AM 24,936 Views 113 Comments

Comments made by ‘The Donald’ always prompt a strong reaction from voters – and these are no exception.

Donald Trump admits he was wrong about viewing secret Iran cash video
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Donald Trump admits he was wrong about viewing secret Iran cash video

Aug 5th 2016, 10:50 PM 62,371 Views 156 Comments

Trump raised eyebrows this week when he said he had seen a video showing the US transporting $400 million in cash to the Islamic Republic.

We need to talk about the Brunch imposter that exists in the US
# Strawberry Shortcake
# Strawberry Shortcake

We need to talk about the Brunch imposter that exists in the US

Aug 5th 2016, 10:57 AM 6,326 Views 6 Comments

‘Strawberry Shortcake Dessert Bar.’ Why’d ya have to go and make things so complicated, guys?

Bear hitches a ride atop a rubbish truck in New Mexico
# One Man's Trash
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# One Man's Trash

Bear hitches a ride atop a rubbish truck in New Mexico

Aug 4th 2016, 1:08 PM 14,699 Views 13 Comments

The truck driver didn’t notice the bear straight away, and travelled at least five miles with the animal.

Trump tells Virginia mother to get crying baby 'out of here'
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# Think Of The Children

Trump tells Virginia mother to get crying baby 'out of here'

Aug 3rd 2016, 7:23 AM 53,533 Views 235 Comments

Meanwhile, France’s president has said the Republican nominee makes “you want to retch”.

Clinton and Trump’s campaign teams have been using Pokémon Go to try to catch voters
# Gotta Catch 'em All
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# Gotta Catch 'em All

Clinton and Trump’s campaign teams have been using Pokémon Go to try to catch voters

Aug 2nd 2016, 9:27 PM 10,576 Views 10 Comments

They want to be the very best, like no-one ever was.

Trump hits back at parents of dead soldier who said he had "sacrificed nothing"
# Khizr Khan
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# Khizr Khan

Trump hits back at parents of dead soldier who said he had "sacrificed nothing"

Jul 30th 2016, 6:26 PM 53,045 Views 217 Comments

“She probably, maybe she wasn’t allowed to have anything to say. You tell me.”

Erdogan withdraws thousands of lawsuits for 'insults against his person'
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# Turkey Coup

Erdogan withdraws thousands of lawsuits for 'insults against his person'

Jul 30th 2016, 9:18 AM 10,860 Views 60 Comments

Recep Erdogan said he was inspired by feelings of unity that has followed the recent failed coup.

Could Donald Trump actually win the US election?
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# Win Bigly

Could Donald Trump actually win the US election?

Jul 22nd 2016, 9:30 AM 36,749 Views 177 Comments

Yes, he could.

Police shoot unarmed man as he lies on the ground with his hands up
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# North Miami

Police shoot unarmed man as he lies on the ground with his hands up

Jul 21st 2016, 8:06 AM 73,567 Views 158 Comments

“And I’m saying to them, ‘Sir, why did you shoot me?’ And his words to me, he said, ‘I don’t know.’”

Cruz shocks Republican convention by refusing to endorse Trump
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Cruz shocks Republican convention by refusing to endorse Trump

Jul 21st 2016, 7:25 AM 34,006 Views 76 Comments

He urged Americans to “vote their conscience”.

11 key differences between summer in Ireland and summer in America
# The Heat
# The Heat

11 key differences between summer in Ireland and summer in America

Jul 19th 2016, 9:30 PM 11,529 Views 0 Comments

It’s a different WORLD.

Donald Trump's wife gave a speech that was very, very like one given by Michelle Obama
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Donald Trump's wife gave a speech that was very, very like one given by Michelle Obama

Jul 19th 2016, 7:30 AM 34,330 Views 82 Comments

Well, she is trying to replace her as First Lady.

Man who shot dead three police officers was a US Marine who served in Iraq
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# Baton Rouge

Man who shot dead three police officers was a US Marine who served in Iraq

Jul 18th 2016, 7:22 AM 19,982 Views 72 Comments

Barack Obama condemned the shootings “in the strongest sense of the word” and said attacks on “public servants” have to stop.

A serial killer has killed seven people in this American neighbourhood since March
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# Phoenix

A serial killer has killed seven people in this American neighbourhood since March

Jul 17th 2016, 10:00 AM 28,582 Views 5 Comments

The people were all killed by a thin man with a handgun.

Two years after traumatic accident, I'm back on my bike for charity
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Two years after traumatic accident, I'm back on my bike for charity

Jul 10th 2016, 9:45 AM 127 Views 6 Comments

Roger Holmes is cycling from San Francisco to New York to raise money for the Irish Cancer Society.

Why does America have a gun problem?
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# Gun Culture

Why does America have a gun problem?

Jul 10th 2016, 8:30 AM 21,860 Views 93 Comments

Over 700 people have been shot in America this week alone.