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THE DEPARTMENT OF Foreign Affairs has confirmed it is providing consular assistance to the family of a 39-year-old Irishman who has lost his life in a road crash in the United States. Francis Kenny, from Murroe in Co Limerick, was involved in a fatal collision in Arizona on Tuesday.

From TheJournal.ie Romney scores major wins in Michigan and Arizona primaries US 2012 This post contains videos

Romney scores major wins in Michigan and Arizona primaries

Mitt Romney overcomes a strong showing from Rick Santorum to top polls in Michigan – the state where his father was governor.

From The42 McIlroy returns to scene of American debut for Match Play showdown Holywood Star

McIlroy returns to scene of American debut for Match Play showdown

The Holywood could be top of the world by Sunday night… or he could be checking out of his hotel in a few hours’ time.

From The42 Friday night lights: Navan's Páirc Tailteann to host high-school American football game Hut!

Friday night lights: Navan's Páirc Tailteann to host high-school American football game

Teams from Arizona and Pennsylvania will line out.

From TheJournal.ie Gabrielle Giffords steps down from Congress Gabrielle Giffords

Gabrielle Giffords steps down from Congress

The Congresswoman, who was injured during a shooting last year, released a video in which she thanked those who supported her.

From TheJournal.ie In pictures: Giffords leads remembrance of Arizona shooting Arizona This post contains images

In pictures: Giffords leads remembrance of Arizona shooting

The Democratic congresswoman — who has struggled to re-learn to walk after being shot in the head — stepped onstage to cheers from the crowd last night.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Friday 9 At 9 This post contains videos

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things to know this morning…

From TheJournal.ie US student survives after nine days stranded in snow Survivor

US student survives after nine days stranded in snow

Lauren Weinberg got stuck in a mountain area of Arizona with no heavy coat, blankets or gloves and only two candy bars for food.

From TheJournal.ie Six feared dead in Arizona plane crash Crash

Six feared dead in Arizona plane crash

Six people, including three young siblings, are feared dead following the crash of a small aircraft in an Arizona mountain range.

Former US governor candidate stranded in Ukraine after online dating scam

“I was looking for a Ukrainian mate, a partner, somebody who would stay with me, be my wife,” said 53-year-old Cary Dolego.

From TheJournal.ie Will injured US Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords run for reelection? Giffords This post contains videos

Will injured US Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords run for reelection?

Giffords has had her first TV interview since she was seriously injured in January’s shooting, speaking clearly but haltingly.

From TheJournal.ie Giffords speaks fluently in first TV interview since shooting Gabrielle Giffords This post contains videos

Giffords speaks fluently in first TV interview since shooting

Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords gives her first major interview since surviving a point-blank assassination attempt 10 months ago.

From The42 WATCH: A streaker dressed up as a referee caused a bench-clearing brawl at this college football game last night Knucklehead This post contains videos
From TheJournal.ie Recovering Giffords to attend astronaut husband's retirement ceremony Giffords

Recovering Giffords to attend astronaut husband's retirement ceremony

The congresswoman who was near-fatally shot in January is married to Mark Kelly, the commander of the last mission of space shuttle Endeavour in May.

From TheJournal.ie Arizona shooting suspect back in court for mental health hearing Arizona

Arizona shooting suspect back in court for mental health hearing

Jared Lee Loughner is accused of a gun attack in Arizona which killed six people and seriously injured US Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords.

From TheJournal.ie Planes grounded and nuclear power plant shuts amid major US, Mexico power cut Power Cut

Planes grounded and nuclear power plant shuts amid major US, Mexico power cut

The power outage has affected over 1 million people and sparked the automatic shut-down of two nuclear reactors.

From TheJournal.ie Man survives being impaled on pruning shears... through eye socket Ouch

Man survives being impaled on pruning shears... through eye socket

Leroy Luetscher, 86, was gardening when he fell on the tool – which went through his eye and into his head.

Risky business: Man steals snakes... by stuffing them in his shorts

Eric Fiegel was either very brave or very stupid. Either way he got caught.

From TheJournal.ie Arizona drivers warned of 'rogue panda rampage' Rogue Pandas

Arizona drivers warned of 'rogue panda rampage'

Local police say that, contrary to the hacked electronic street sign, the area has not had any problems involving a rampaging panda.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Friday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Friday

Catch up on the day’s big news – as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…

From TheJournal.ie Girl who suffocated in storage bin 'locked in for stealing an ice pop' Arizona

Girl who suffocated in storage bin 'locked in for stealing an ice pop'

Arizona 10-year-old Ame Deal was put in a box after taking a popsicle without permission. She died while locked inside.

From TheJournal.ie Politician takes aim at journalist...with a gun Arizona

Politician takes aim at journalist...with a gun

However the state senator in Arizona was merely showing off her weapon to the local journalist.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Wednesday Daily Fix This post contains videos This post contains images

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

NOTW phone hacking controversy, Dáil protests over bailout troika and hospital cuts, and your guide to Oxegen. These and more in today’s Fix:

From TheJournal.ie Giffords discharged from hospital five months after shooting Gabrielle Giffords

Giffords discharged from hospital five months after shooting

The Arizona congresswoman had spent five months in various hospitals, but will still require intense daily therapy.

From TheJournal.ie Revealed: First pictures of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords since near-fatal shooting Gabrielle Giffords

Revealed: First pictures of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords since near-fatal shooting

The first images of the Arizona representative since the shooting in January were posted to her Facebook page earlier today.

From TheJournal.ie Video, Photos: Arizona wildfires spreading towards New Mexico border US This post contains videos This post contains images

Video, Photos: Arizona wildfires spreading towards New Mexico border

US officials are warning of a “serious potential health problem” due to high levels of smoke and soot in the air.

From TheJournal.ie Daily Fix: Friday Daily Fix This post contains videos

Daily Fix: Friday

All the day’s news, and the bits and pieces you may have missed…

From TheJournal.ie Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords faces uncertain future as recovery from shooting continues Gabrielle Giffords

Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords faces uncertain future as recovery from shooting continues

A revealing interview with the Arizona politician’s chief of staff paints a much less sunnier picture then many in the media had previously reported about Giffords’ recovery.

From TheJournal.ie Alabama makes it a crime to give an illegal immigrant a lift Alabama

Alabama makes it a crime to give an illegal immigrant a lift

A new immigration law, described as the toughest in the US, will also require state schools to check student’ status.

From TheJournal.ie Endeavour departs International Space Station for the final time Goodbye This post contains videos

Endeavour departs International Space Station for the final time

Endeavour is now on its way back to Earth after completing NASA’s construction efforts on the International Space Station.

From TheJournal.ie Judge rules Arizona shooting suspect Loughner mentally incompetent to stand trial Arizona

Judge rules Arizona shooting suspect Loughner mentally incompetent to stand trial

Ruling means criminal case against Jared Lee Loughner, 21, is put on hold indefinitely.

From TheJournal.ie Gabrielle Giffords is 'standing on her own', doctors say Gabrielle Giffords

Gabrielle Giffords is 'standing on her own', doctors say

The pace at which Gabrielle Giffords is recovering from January’s shooting puts her in the top five per cent of patients.

From TheJournal.ie Couple whose baby died at Cliffs of Moher return to pay tribute Cliffs Tragedy

Couple whose baby died at Cliffs of Moher return to pay tribute

American husband and wife make new donation to first aid centre at cliffs where their baby son was born prematurely and passed away in 2006.

From TheJournal.ie Arizona shooting suspect to undergo psychiatric evaluation US

Arizona shooting suspect to undergo psychiatric evaluation

Federal judge orders test to evaluate if Jared Lee Loughner is competent to stand trial for charges including attempted assassination of US Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords

From The42 Big names topple as World Matchplay Championship gets underway Opening Drive This post contains videos

Big names topple as World Matchplay Championship gets underway

Defending champion Ian Poulter, World number three Tiger Woods, and Padraig Harrington all fell to first-round defeats in Arizona yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Gabrielle Giffords' husband to head NASA space mission (Video) Space This post contains videos

Gabrielle Giffords' husband to head NASA space mission (Video)

Astronaut Mark Kelly will return on Monday to his training for a space mission to the International Space Station.

From TheJournal.ie Jared Lougner pleads not guilty to Arizona shooting charges Arizona

Jared Lougner pleads not guilty to Arizona shooting charges

22-year-old man charged with attempted assassination of Gabrielle Giffords back in court today.

From TheJournal.ie Gabrielle Giffords could make 100% recovery, say doctors Gabrielle Giffords

Gabrielle Giffords could make 100% recovery, say doctors

The Congresswoman shot in the brain 14 days ago is discharged from hospital – and should retain ALL her mental abilities.

From TheJournal.ie Giffords to be moved to Texas for physiotherapy Arizona

Giffords to be moved to Texas for physiotherapy

The wounded congresswoman will travel south for further treatment, after yesterday standing up for the first time.

From TheJournal.ie Gabrielle Giffords' husband thought his wife had died when he saw TV news Giffords

Gabrielle Giffords' husband thought his wife had died when he saw TV news

Family of shot Congresswoman heard erroneous early news reports as they rushed to her side on January 8.