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US explorer completes first unaided, solo trek across the Antarctic
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# Going Solo

US explorer completes first unaided, solo trek across the Antarctic

Dec 27th 2018, 8:39 AM 15,254 Views 9 Comments

Colin O’Brady (33) took 54 days to complete the nearly 1,000-mile (1,600-kilometre) crossing.

Utah man crashes plane into his own home after being arrested for assault of his wife
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# Payson

Utah man crashes plane into his own home after being arrested for assault of his wife

Aug 13th 2018, 10:28 PM 33,653 Views 21 Comments

The pilot, Duane Youd, died

Woman fired for giving Trump the finger sues her former employer
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Woman fired for giving Trump the finger sues her former employer

Apr 6th 2018, 8:25 AM 46,014 Views 97 Comments

Juli Briskman said the decision to terminate her was a violation of her right to free speech.

Appeal for witnesses after woman 'kicked in face' by man 'with American accent'
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# Limerick

Appeal for witnesses after woman 'kicked in face' by man 'with American accent'

Aug 24th 2017, 6:10 AM 21,944 Views 38 Comments

The incident happened in the Henry Street area of Limerick in the early hours of last Monday morning.

Drunk American punched by passer-by in Germany for giving Nazi salute
# Dresden
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# Dresden

Drunk American punched by passer-by in Germany for giving Nazi salute

Aug 13th 2017, 1:33 PM 65,115 Views 147 Comments

The American is now under investigation for violating Germany’s laws against the display of Nazi symbols or slogans.

Devastated Venus Williams sobs over fatal car crash
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# Upset

Devastated Venus Williams sobs over fatal car crash

Jul 3rd 2017, 6:37 PM 9,835 Views 0 Comments

After her win over Elise Mertens in the Wimbledon first round, the world number 11 was repeatedly asked about the incident.

Former congressman Anthony Weiner pleads guilty to sexting 15-year-old
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# Guilty

Former congressman Anthony Weiner pleads guilty to sexting 15-year-old

May 19th 2017, 4:50 PM 12,844 Views 0 Comments

She also accused him of asking her to undress on camera.

Tourist dies after crash with truck in Donegal
# Ballyshannon
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# Ballyshannon

Tourist dies after crash with truck in Donegal

May 17th 2017, 12:55 PM 17,813 Views 0 Comments

The driver of the car passed away in hospital last night.

Samuel L Jackson clarifies comments about British actors
# Get Out
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# Get Out

Samuel L Jackson clarifies comments about British actors

Mar 9th 2017, 4:18 PM 29,535 Views 36 Comments

He has criticised the system that allows black actors from overseas take prominent roles in American films.

The Wikipedia entry for the crisp sandwich is an insult to the nation of Ireland
# Chipwich
# Chipwich

The Wikipedia entry for the crisp sandwich is an insult to the nation of Ireland

Jun 20th 2016, 11:04 AM 11,939 Views 5 Comments

Travesty.

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 47,546 Views 37 Comments

It’s called the Bro’d Trip.

"He still had my letters" - the Irish woman who married her American teenage penpal
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# Love Letters

"He still had my letters" - the Irish woman who married her American teenage penpal

Feb 17th 2016, 3:05 PM 28,339 Views 13 Comments

Siobhán Moran and David Roth started writing to each other in 1993. Then last year, he finally found her again after years of trying.

Arrested couple lived 'normal home life' for weeks next to dead son's body
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# Spain

Arrested couple lived 'normal home life' for weeks next to dead son's body

Jan 8th 2016, 8:56 PM 30,674 Views 0 Comments

The American couple said their son did not wake up one morning several weeks ago.

Astronauts had to hide from space junk that threatened to hit the ISS
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# Gravity

Astronauts had to hide from space junk that threatened to hit the ISS

Jul 16th 2015, 7:54 PM 10,515 Views 15 Comments

It was a bit of an emergency situation.

7 ways to spice up your BBQ eating this summer
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# Sponsored

7 ways to spice up your BBQ eating this summer

Jul 10th 2015, 1:00 PM 9,237 Views 5 Comments

It’s BBQ, Jim, but not as we know it…

Three Irish siblings rang the Nasdaq bell this morning
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# For Whom The Bell Tolls

Three Irish siblings rang the Nasdaq bell this morning

Mar 24th 2015, 9:30 PM 21,508 Views 8 Comments

Catriona, Colm and Cormac Barry won a tech start-up competition for their company Trakax.

Love/Hate is heading to Hawaii
# Aloha
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# Aloha

Love/Hate is heading to Hawaii

Mar 15th 2015, 2:35 PM 32,001 Views 16 Comments

Watch out for the Five-O, lads.

Billionaire flies his two nannies to Davos, tells Americans to "have less things"
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# Tighten Up

Billionaire flies his two nannies to Davos, tells Americans to "have less things"

Jan 21st 2015, 7:32 PM 32,567 Views 75 Comments

Jeff Green made his fortunes betting against sub-prime mortgages.

American jailed over 'Bible left in nightclub bathroom' freed from North Korea
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# Jeffrey Fowle

American jailed over 'Bible left in nightclub bathroom' freed from North Korea

Oct 22nd 2014, 7:25 PM 12,510 Views 23 Comments

However, two Americans remain in hard labour camps in the country.

Experimental Ebola drugs shouldn't just be given to well-off patients, say experts
# ZMapp
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# ZMapp

Experimental Ebola drugs shouldn't just be given to well-off patients, say experts

Aug 22nd 2014, 6:30 AM 4,843 Views 16 Comments

Two US patients and a number of other doctors have been treated with experimental drug, Zmapp, which has never been used on humans before.

A suspected US double-agent has been 'arrested for spying' in Germany
# Spooks
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# Spooks

A suspected US double-agent has been 'arrested for spying' in Germany

Jul 4th 2014, 9:32 PM 14,766 Views 28 Comments

It is likely to further strain US-German relations following previous revelations that the NSA spied on Merkel’s phone calls.

Second time this month that US Airways plane diverts to Dublin over crew illness
# Venice To Philadelphia
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# Venice To Philadelphia

Second time this month that US Airways plane diverts to Dublin over crew illness

May 19th 2014, 3:03 PM 25,236 Views 48 Comments

Both flights were bound to Philadelphia, having left Venice. The flight crew and passengers were not affected.

Defendant shot mid-trial after attempting to attack witness with pen
# United States
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# United States

Defendant shot mid-trial after attempting to attack witness with pen

Apr 22nd 2014, 10:02 AM 20,404 Views 47 Comments

Siale Angilau was facing charges of racketeering.

Column: Why do British and American attitudes to dictionaries differ?
# Language Matters
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# Language Matters

Column: Why do British and American attitudes to dictionaries differ?

Mar 23rd 2014, 12:00 PM 19 Views 54 Comments

There may be a story to tell about social class and dictionaries in the two countries, with the American publishers marketing to the aspirational, and the British ones to the arrived, writes Lynne Murphy.

At least seven killed during fresh wave of violence in Kiev
# Unrest
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# Unrest

At least seven killed during fresh wave of violence in Kiev

Feb 18th 2014, 5:09 PM 4,288 Views 35 Comments

The incident has been condemned by the USA, EU and NATO.

Sports Film of the Week: Lymelight - The Story of Angeli VanLaanen
# Reel Stories
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# Reel Stories

Sports Film of the Week: Lymelight - The Story of Angeli VanLaanen

Feb 9th 2014, 9:30 PM 3,106 Views 0 Comments

The American freeskier, who is competing at the Winter Olympics, was misdiagnosed for 14 years before discovering she had Lyme disease.

This is what two inches of snow did to Atlanta
# Dukes Of Blizzard
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# Dukes Of Blizzard

This is what two inches of snow did to Atlanta

Jan 29th 2014, 9:57 PM 32,772 Views 58 Comments

Helicopters and Humvees are being sent to save stranded commuters.

The White House is having a virtual "Big Block of Cheese Day"
# Code Gouda
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# Code Gouda

The White House is having a virtual "Big Block of Cheese Day"

Jan 24th 2014, 10:50 PM 6,505 Views 7 Comments

And Josh Lyman and Will Bailey are involved. Kind of.

IMF and UN staff among dead in Kabul restaurant attack
# Suicide Bombing
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# Suicide Bombing

IMF and UN staff among dead in Kabul restaurant attack

Jan 18th 2014, 12:34 PM 7,165 Views 17 Comments

A suicide bomber detonated his vest at the entrance to the Lebanese restaurant as two other militants opened fire on customers.

Plane lands on New York City highway
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Plane lands on New York City highway

Jan 5th 2014, 2:37 PM 33,505 Views 37 Comments

Miraculously, nobody was seriously injured as the plane touched down on a busy road in afternoon traffic.

Woman renews marriage vows with ferris wheel on American TV show
# Wheely Romantic
# Wheely Romantic

Woman renews marriage vows with ferris wheel on American TV show

Nov 26th 2013, 10:30 PM 912 Views 0 Comments

Linda first married ‘Bruce’ last July.

Police officer fired after nasty altercation with squirrel
# That's Nuts
# That's Nuts

Police officer fired after nasty altercation with squirrel

Oct 24th 2013, 6:00 PM 24,521 Views 51 Comments

It’s not every day you write that sentence.

Column: Debt ceiling, government shutdown: what is the future of American democracy?
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# Opinion

Column: Debt ceiling, government shutdown: what is the future of American democracy?

Oct 21st 2013, 7:15 AM 31 Views 41 Comments

The world breathed a collective sigh of relief when an eleventh hour deal ended the US government shutdown – but it only fully funds the government until January, writes Larry Donnelly.

Man takes legal action...to prove he's alive
# Dead And Alive
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# Dead And Alive

Man takes legal action...to prove he's alive

Oct 10th 2013, 9:52 PM 22,826 Views 34 Comments

An Ohio man who left the state for years is finding it hard not to be legally dead.

5 of the best internet responses to the US government shutdown
# On/off Again
# On/off Again

5 of the best internet responses to the US government shutdown

Oct 8th 2013, 5:10 PM 4,500 Views 2 Comments

Sure g’wan, close down the country, no biggie.

Dirt bikes and a handlebar moustache in the greatest golf advert ever
# 1980s Throwback
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# 1980s Throwback

Dirt bikes and a handlebar moustache in the greatest golf advert ever

Aug 30th 2013, 1:02 PM 2,249 Views 0 Comments

American golfer Rickie Fowler stars as a private investigator who hunts down on-course cretins.

Amazing, jammy hole-in-one sends the crowd wild at the US Open
# Get In The Hole
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# Get In The Hole

Amazing, jammy hole-in-one sends the crowd wild at the US Open

Jun 16th 2013, 7:21 PM 5,376 Views 1 Comment

Shawn Stefani will tell you that he planned on bouncing his iron shot off a green-side bank and in.

Spare a thought for this poor American man trying to pronounce Donegal on the news
# SLEEGO
# SLEEGO

Spare a thought for this poor American man trying to pronounce Donegal on the news

May 14th 2013, 4:09 PM 8,210 Views 7 Comments

He hadn’t a hope.

How can an ad be so creepy and yet so incredibly entertaining?
# Shift It
# Shift It

How can an ad be so creepy and yet so incredibly entertaining?

May 1st 2013, 7:00 PM 3,166 Views 2 Comments

We’re really missing out on local television ad madness in Ireland.

Andre Agassi is 43 today and he still knows how to throw down
# Real As Steel
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# Real As Steel

Andre Agassi is 43 today and he still knows how to throw down

Apr 29th 2013, 8:56 PM 3,281 Views 4 Comments

Chang, Sampras, Courier, McEnroe and the master blaster from Vegas – America doesn’t produce ‘em like they used to.

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