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Someone in America has won €488 million on the lotto
# Jackpot
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# Jackpot

Someone in America has won €488 million on the lotto

Jul 9th 2016, 12:27 PM 19,315 Views 46 Comments

If they opt for a lump sum, they will receive “only” $380 million (€343 million).

Woman posts live Facebook video after her boyfriend is shot dead by police
# Falcon Heights
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# Falcon Heights

Woman posts live Facebook video after her boyfriend is shot dead by police

Jul 7th 2016, 7:57 AM 49,190 Views 237 Comments

The man had been pulled over for a traffic offence.

Video shows man being shot and killed by police outside Louisiana shop
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# Alton Sterling

Video shows man being shot and killed by police outside Louisiana shop

Jul 6th 2016, 10:04 AM 27,265 Views 189 Comments

An autopsy shows Alton Sterling died of multiple gunshot wounds.

Father accidentally shoots and kills 14-year-old son in Florida gun range
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# Guns

Father accidentally shoots and kills 14-year-old son in Florida gun range

Jul 5th 2016, 7:59 AM 28,818 Views 98 Comments

“The gun didn’t kill my boy, I did,” the man said.

11 very important gifts America gave to Ireland
# F*ck Yeah America
# F*ck Yeah America

11 very important gifts America gave to Ireland

Jul 4th 2016, 6:00 PM 10,026 Views 3 Comments

Happy Fourth of July.

Serial's Adnan Syed could be free later this year after retrial decision
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# America

Serial's Adnan Syed could be free later this year after retrial decision

Jul 1st 2016, 10:44 AM 10,668 Views 6 Comments

There might not be enough evidence for a new trial, his campaigner says.

Teenage boy dies after being shot in the face while he and friends were playing with a gun
# Philadelphia
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# Philadelphia

Teenage boy dies after being shot in the face while he and friends were playing with a gun

Jun 30th 2016, 8:20 AM 17,679 Views 70 Comments

No charges have been filed and the investigation is ongoing.

America has rejected over 100 gun-control measures since 2011 - but something may be changing
# Shot Down
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# Shot Down

America has rejected over 100 gun-control measures since 2011 - but something may be changing

Jun 26th 2016, 8:00 AM 11,963 Views 27 Comments

Any changes are stubbornly resisted.

US military to lift ban on transgender troops
# Equality
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# Equality

US military to lift ban on transgender troops

Jun 25th 2016, 8:36 AM 8,042 Views 84 Comments

Currently, Pentagon rules allow transgender troops to be discharged from the military.

Orlando gunman's 'gay lover' claims massacre was revenge against HIV-positive partner
# Mass Shooting
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# Mass Shooting

Orlando gunman's 'gay lover' claims massacre was revenge against HIV-positive partner

Jun 23rd 2016, 9:04 AM 38,114 Views 84 Comments

The man, known only as Miguel, claims Mateen said he was going to make the Puerto Rican gay community ‘pay’.

Orlando buries its dead in the wake of gay nightclub shooting
# America
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# America

Orlando buries its dead in the wake of gay nightclub shooting

Jun 18th 2016, 12:58 PM 9,543 Views 19 Comments

More funerals are expected to take place over the weekend as the city continues to mourn.

The Boston Globe has been tweeting the names of mass shooting victims for the last 28 hours
# Make It Stop
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# Make It Stop

The Boston Globe has been tweeting the names of mass shooting victims for the last 28 hours

Jun 17th 2016, 8:54 AM 17,725 Views 77 Comments

And they’re still going.

Florida gay nightclub worst mass shooting in US history: 50 dead and 53 injured
# America
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# America

Florida gay nightclub worst mass shooting in US history: 50 dead and 53 injured

Jun 12th 2016, 4:20 PM 240,352 Views 492 Comments

The suspect’s father has said his son may have been motivated by homophobia and not by his Muslim faith.

American singer who starred in The Voice shot dead after concert
# Florida
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# Florida

American singer who starred in The Voice shot dead after concert

Jun 11th 2016, 11:17 AM 51,827 Views 36 Comments

Christina Grimmie, 22, was signing autographs when a gunman shot her and then himself.

Parents believe a parrot witnessed their son's murder and should be used as evidence in the US
# Sing Like A Canary
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# Sing Like A Canary

Parents believe a parrot witnessed their son's murder and should be used as evidence in the US

Jun 7th 2016, 9:12 PM 27,894 Views 59 Comments

Martin Duram’s pet parrot keeps repeating the phrase “don’t f***ing shoot”.

US strikes have killed a key Islamic State leader
# Fallujah
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# Fallujah

US strikes have killed a key Islamic State leader

May 28th 2016, 10:13 AM 10,704 Views 20 Comments

Maher Al-Bilawi was the IS commander in Fallujah.

Utah father and son arrested after five women lured into house and tied up in basement
# Utah
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# Utah

Utah father and son arrested after five women lured into house and tied up in basement

May 16th 2016, 10:30 AM 34,370 Views 15 Comments

It is believed both men had been using methamphetamine heavily.

Donald Trump says he didn't pretend to be his own spokesman so he could brag about himself
# Can I Speak To Donald?
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# Can I Speak To Donald?

Donald Trump says he didn't pretend to be his own spokesman so he could brag about himself

May 13th 2016, 6:28 PM 14,681 Views 46 Comments

A recording sure sounds like Trump.

Police shoot 13-year-old boy holding a pellet gun
# Baltimore
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# Baltimore

Police shoot 13-year-old boy holding a pellet gun

Apr 28th 2016, 8:15 PM 22,679 Views 74 Comments

Baltimore police say he is expected to survive.

Donald Trump isn't home and dry just yet
# Contested Convention
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# Contested Convention

Donald Trump isn't home and dry just yet

Apr 24th 2016, 8:45 AM 19,002 Views 24 Comments

Here’s why.

Pictures: The American military has a lot of aircraft carriers - and they're absolutely MASSIVE
# Top Gun
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# Top Gun

Pictures: The American military has a lot of aircraft carriers - and they're absolutely MASSIVE

Apr 23rd 2016, 11:00 AM 38,136 Views 83 Comments

At 1,092 feet long Nimitz-class carriers are three times the length of a soccer pitch.

At least eight dead in "execution-style" killings
# Ohio
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# Ohio

At least eight dead in "execution-style" killings

Apr 22nd 2016, 4:32 PM 25,316 Views 25 Comments

The shooting occurred at a house in Pike County, around 75 miles east of Cincinnati.

America is taking a former President off its $20 bill in favour of a woman born a slave
# All About The Harriets
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# All About The Harriets

America is taking a former President off its $20 bill in favour of a woman born a slave

Apr 20th 2016, 8:28 PM 19,828 Views 84 Comments

Harriet Tubman was a leading 19th-century abolitionist.

Donald Trump just confused 9/11 with 7-Eleven
# Oops
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# Oops

Donald Trump just confused 9/11 with 7-Eleven

Apr 19th 2016, 8:30 AM 26,149 Views 91 Comments

The GOP candidate made the gaffe in New York. Both Democrats and Republicans go to the polls in the eastern state today.

11 times America got Ireland all wrong
# Ah Lads
# Ah Lads

11 times America got Ireland all wrong

Apr 17th 2016, 6:00 PM 21,721 Views 8 Comments

We need to talk.

America is angry that Russian jets keep flying close to their ships
# Danger Zone
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# Danger Zone

America is angry that Russian jets keep flying close to their ships

Apr 13th 2016, 9:47 PM 24,380 Views 140 Comments

“These actions have the potential to unnecessarily escalate tensions between countries and could result in a miscalculation.”

US state of Mississippi passes law making it legal to refuse service to gay couples
# Mister And Mississippi
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# Mister And Mississippi

US state of Mississippi passes law making it legal to refuse service to gay couples

Apr 5th 2016, 7:13 PM 19,316 Views 113 Comments

The state’s governor says it would protect religious beliefs.

Two dead as train hits digger near Philadelphia
# Collision
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# Collision

Two dead as train hits digger near Philadelphia

Apr 3rd 2016, 7:00 PM 13,051 Views 4 Comments

Another 30 were taken to hospital.

The US could be preparing to send more troops into Syria
# Special Forces
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# Special Forces

The US could be preparing to send more troops into Syria

Apr 3rd 2016, 7:00 AM 10,053 Views 29 Comments

Washington has led an international coalition against the IS group in Iraq and Syria since August 2014.

Man charged with shooting his son 'because he was gay'
# Los Angeles
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# Los Angeles

Man charged with shooting his son 'because he was gay'

Apr 2nd 2016, 12:24 PM 30,495 Views 39 Comments

He is being held without bail.

Man due to be executed for murdering his two young daughters
# Texas
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# Texas

Man due to be executed for murdering his two young daughters

Mar 30th 2016, 10:41 AM 27,648 Views 66 Comments

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

Check out these incredible pictures of the ruins of America's Space Race
# The Final Frontier
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# The Final Frontier

Check out these incredible pictures of the ruins of America's Space Race

Mar 13th 2016, 6:00 PM 33,426 Views 12 Comments

Photographer and academic Roland Miller has travelled across America capturing images of the remnants of an international race long forgotten.

Women brawl on flight after row over loud music
# Flight Club
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# Flight Club

Women brawl on flight after row over loud music

Mar 11th 2016, 10:46 AM 59,461 Views 56 Comments

When the women were asked to shut off the music, they held the boombox in the air.

These brothers gave up their jobs to drive around America in a van
# Bro'd Trip
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# Bro'd Trip

These brothers gave up their jobs to drive around America in a van

Mar 5th 2016, 9:30 PM 47,549 Views 37 Comments

It’s called the Bro’d Trip.

Irish people tried to identify the fifty states, and Americans were so impressed
# You State
# You State

Irish people tried to identify the fifty states, and Americans were so impressed

Mar 5th 2016, 10:34 AM 9,163 Views 0 Comments

We are smart.

The Pentagon wants hackers to break into its website - for money
# Pentagon
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# Pentagon

The Pentagon wants hackers to break into its website - for money

Mar 2nd 2016, 5:45 PM 12,379 Views 17 Comments

It will give cash to people who can find weaknesses on the site.

Three killed, 14 wounded after man storms workplace with "assault-style" weapon
# Kansas
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# Kansas

Three killed, 14 wounded after man storms workplace with "assault-style" weapon

Feb 26th 2016, 7:12 AM 11,957 Views 24 Comments

The man was shot dead by police.

"We’re winning, winning, winning..." - Trump takes another massive step towards the White House
# Nevada Votes
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# Nevada Votes

"We’re winning, winning, winning..." - Trump takes another massive step towards the White House

Feb 24th 2016, 7:04 AM 17,057 Views 80 Comments

Donald Trump decisively won Nevada’s Republican caucuses overnight.

13 key differences between America and Ireland
# America Vs Ireland
# America Vs Ireland

13 key differences between America and Ireland

Feb 22nd 2016, 1:30 PM 24,795 Views 8 Comments

We have our differences, you know.

Man creates website to 'destroy' his ex-wife's life
# Desiree Capuano
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# Desiree Capuano

Man creates website to 'destroy' his ex-wife's life

Feb 19th 2016, 1:55 PM 47,955 Views 78 Comments

Canadian Patrick Fox has accused his ex-wife of being a stripper and drug addict.