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From TheJournal.ie US explorer completes first unaided, solo trek across the Antarctic Going Solo

US explorer completes first unaided, solo trek across the Antarctic

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

From TheJournal.ie Utah man crashes plane into his own home after being arrested for assault of his wife Payson
From TheJournal.ie Woman fired for giving Trump the finger sues her former employer Viral

Woman fired for giving Trump the finger sues her former employer

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

From TheJournal.ie Appeal for witnesses after woman 'kicked in face' by man 'with American accent' Limerick

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Drunk American punched by passer-by in Germany for giving Nazi salute Dresden

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

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

From The42 Devastated Venus Williams sobs over fatal car crash Upset

Devastated Venus Williams sobs over fatal car crash

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

From TheJournal.ie Former congressman Anthony Weiner pleads guilty to sexting 15-year-old Guilty

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Tourist dies after crash with truck in Donegal Ballyshannon

Tourist dies after crash with truck in Donegal

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

From TheJournal.ie Samuel L Jackson clarifies comments about British actors Get Out

Samuel L Jackson clarifies comments about British actors

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

From TheJournal.ie These brothers gave up their jobs to drive around America in a van Bro'd Trip

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

It’s called the Bro’d Trip.

From TheJournal.ie "He still had my letters" - the Irish woman who married her American teenage penpal Love Letters

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Arrested couple lived 'normal home life' for weeks next to dead son's body Spain

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Astronauts had to hide from space junk that threatened to hit the ISS Gravity

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

It was a bit of an emergency situation.

From TheJournal.ie 7 ways to spice up your BBQ eating this summer Sponsored

7 ways to spice up your BBQ eating this summer

It’s BBQ, Jim, but not as we know it…

From TheJournal.ie Three Irish siblings rang the Nasdaq bell this morning For Whom The Bell Tolls

Three Irish siblings rang the Nasdaq bell this morning

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

From TheJournal.ie Love/Hate is heading to Hawaii Aloha

Love/Hate is heading to Hawaii

Watch out for the Five-O, lads.

From TheJournal.ie Billionaire flies his two nannies to Davos, tells Americans to "have less things" Tighten Up

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

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

From TheJournal.ie American jailed over 'Bible left in nightclub bathroom' freed from North Korea Jeffrey Fowle

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Experimental Ebola drugs shouldn't just be given to well-off patients, say experts ZMapp

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

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

From TheJournal.ie A suspected US double-agent has been 'arrested for spying' in Germany Spooks

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Second time this month that US Airways plane diverts to Dublin over crew illness Venice To Philadelphia

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Defendant shot mid-trial after attempting to attack witness with pen United States

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

Siale Angilau was facing charges of racketeering.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Why do British and American attitudes to dictionaries differ? Language Matters

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie At least seven killed during fresh wave of violence in Kiev Unrest

At least seven killed during fresh wave of violence in Kiev

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

From The42 Sports Film of the Week: Lymelight - The Story of Angeli VanLaanen Reel Stories This post contains videos

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

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

From TheJournal.ie This is what two inches of snow did to Atlanta Dukes Of Blizzard

This is what two inches of snow did to Atlanta

Helicopters and Humvees are being sent to save stranded commuters.

From TheJournal.ie The White House is having a virtual "Big Block of Cheese Day" Code Gouda

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

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

From TheJournal.ie IMF and UN staff among dead in Kabul restaurant attack Suicide Bombing

IMF and UN staff among dead in Kabul restaurant attack

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

From TheJournal.ie Plane lands on New York City highway Traffic Disruption

Plane lands on New York City highway

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

Linda first married ‘Bruce’ last July.

Police officer fired after nasty altercation with squirrel

It’s not every day you write that sentence.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Debt ceiling, government shutdown: what is the future of American democracy? Opinion

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Man takes legal action...to prove he's alive Dead And Alive

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

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

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

From The42 Dirt bikes and a handlebar moustache in the greatest golf advert ever 1980s Throwback

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

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

From The42 Amazing, jammy hole-in-one sends the crowd wild at the US Open Get In The Hole This post contains videos

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

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 This post contains videos

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

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

From The42 Andre Agassi is 43 today and he still knows how to throw down Real As Steel This post contains videos

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

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

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