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From TheJournal.ie Young Irishman dies after crash in Texas Austin

Young Irishman dies after crash in Texas

It’s believed the man was from Dublin and was on holiday with friends.

From TheJournal.ie 'A very challenged young man': Texas bomber left video confession on phone before he died Austin

'A very challenged young man': Texas bomber left video confession on phone before he died

The video details the weapons he used but fails to outline a motive for the attacks.

From TheJournal.ie Texas parcel bombings suspect blows himself up as police Swat team closes in Austin This post contains videos

Texas parcel bombings suspect blows himself up as police Swat team closes in

Authorities identified the suspect only as a 24-year-old white man.

From TheJournal.ie Austin parcel bombs: Texas police find clue after FedEx centre explosion Cameras

Austin parcel bombs: Texas police find clue after FedEx centre explosion

A sixth explosion that went off yesterday isn’t related to the other five, police said yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie 'We're clearly dealing with a serial bomber': Another parcel blast reported in Texas Austin

'We're clearly dealing with a serial bomber': Another parcel blast reported in Texas

This is the fifth bombing this month.

From TheJournal.ie Two injured in fresh explosion in Austin as police investigate series of parcel bombings Texas

Two injured in fresh explosion in Austin as police investigate series of parcel bombings

The head of police has warned residents not to touch any unexpected packages left at their homes.

From TheJournal.ie Texas is rattled by a series of parcel bombs that have killed two people in 10 days Mail Bomb This post contains videos

Texas is rattled by a series of parcel bombs that have killed two people in 10 days

Officers are investigating whether the attacks are serial hate crimes.

From TheJournal.ie Leo to join Arnie and Bernie Sanders as speakers at US festival Dail Be Back

Leo to join Arnie and Bernie Sanders as speakers at US festival

The stop in Texas forms part of Varadkar’s trip to the US for St Patrick’s Day.

From TheJournal.ie The company making lots of money out of the chaos Trump's tweets cause in the corporate world Trump And Dump This post contains videos

The company making lots of money out of the chaos Trump's tweets cause in the corporate world

The Trump & Dump bot is designed to make stock trades based purely on who Trump has been tweeting about.

From TheJournal.ie Students at University of Texas protest gun law with sex toys Cocks Not Glocks

Students at University of Texas protest gun law with sex toys

A new law allows concealed handguns in college classrooms, buildings and dorms.

From TheJournal.ie One woman dead and multiple victims at shooting in Austin, Texas US

One woman dead and multiple victims at shooting in Austin, Texas

There were two seperate shooting incidents and police are still looking for the suspect.

From TheJournal.ie Texas university on edge after brutal killing of 18-year-old dance student on campus Haruka Weiser This post contains videos

Texas university on edge after brutal killing of 18-year-old dance student on campus

Haruka Weiser was found dead in a creek.

From TheJournal.ie This US state trooper's bosses really aren't happy about this photo Snoop Dogg

This US state trooper's bosses really aren't happy about this photo

The officer was reprimanded for associating with a known criminal.

From TheJournal.ie Look who Enda Kenny wrestled* with yesterday Endamania

Look who Enda Kenny wrestled* with yesterday

*Sort of

From TheJournal.ie Enda Kenny is going to perform at a music festival in Texas* Hands In The Air

Enda Kenny is going to perform at a music festival in Texas*

*No word on whether or not he’ll actually sing.

PR firm forced to change 'racist' name after massive Twitter reaction

The company has deleted its social media accounts.

From TheJournal.ie 100 human brains have gone missing from a university in Texas Lost The Head

Willie Nelson is getting a black belt in martial arts today

He’s eighty years old.

Texas news station gets missing plane search graphic epically wrong

Not helping, Texas. Not helping.

10 insufferably smug tweets from SXSW

Yeah we get it, you’re all changing the world.

From TheJournal.ie Suspected drunk driver kills two and injures 25 at SXSW festival Tragedy

Suspected drunk driver kills two and injures 25 at SXSW festival

The car drove at high speed into a crowd before knocking two people off a moped and crashing into a taxi.

Guy offers $1500 to the person who can find him his ideal girlfriend

Can you help this man find the girl of his dreams?

From TheJournal.ie Enterprise Ireland to open offices in Texas and Istanbul Enterprise Ireland

Enterprise Ireland to open offices in Texas and Istanbul

Minister Richard Bruton said that the government is determined to build a “powerful engine of Irish exporting businesses”.

From TheJournal.ie Yee-haw! Jobs minister Richard Bruton off to Texas on trade mission Trade Mission Y'all

Yee-haw! Jobs minister Richard Bruton off to Texas on trade mission

Burton will meet with Texas governor Rick Perry as part of his four-day trade mission to the Lone Star State.

From The42 Lance Armstrong ready as Oprah comes to town D-Day

Lance Armstrong ready as Oprah comes to town

The shamed rider seemed ‘unfazed by the attention and the international news crews that made stops at his home’ yesterday.

From The42 US Grand Prix: Hamilton gate-crashes Vettel's title party F1

US Grand Prix: Hamilton gate-crashes Vettel's title party

Vettel’s second place was enough for Red Bull to claim the contructors title.

From The42 Party in the USA: Vettel imperious in practice F1

Party in the USA: Vettel imperious in practice

The German could seal another Formula One title this weekend.

From TheJournal.ie US Supreme Court to hear case of race discrimination by University of Texas Race

US Supreme Court to hear case of race discrimination by University of Texas

Abigail Fisher, who recently graduated from Louisiana State University, believes her failure to be accepted at the University of Texas was race-related.

From The42 Column: Why I still believe in Lance Armstrong Cycling

Column: Why I still believe in Lance Armstrong

Having come to know the controversial cycling superstar, former Clare hurler Tony Griffin says he does not feel let down by the ‘human, flawed’ Armtrong.

From The42 Armstrong team stumbles as it takes USADA to court TDF

Armstrong team stumbles as it takes USADA to court

An American federal judge said the former Tour de France champion’s lawsuit seemed more intended to whip up public opinion in Armstrong’s favor than focus on legal arguments.

Homeless people used as internet hotspots at tech conference What The... This post contains a poll

Homeless people used as internet hotspots at tech conference

Homeless people at the SXSW festival in Texas wear t-shirts that say “I am a 4G hotspot”, and carry devices which allow conference attendees to get online.