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From TheJournal.ie Shawshank Redemption star makes dramatic dent in re-offending rates for real prisoners Andy Dufresne

Shawshank Redemption star makes dramatic dent in re-offending rates for real prisoners

A new drama programme organised by Tim Robbins has encouraged hardened criminals to reform.

From TheJournal.ie 'I didn't know if we'd make it': Homes and horses burned as 200,000 flee wildfires in California San Diego

'I didn't know if we'd make it': Homes and horses burned as 200,000 flee wildfires in California

Evacuations have been ordered in several areas.

From TheJournal.ie Mansions belonging to Beyonce and Rupert Murdoch among those evacuated due to wildfires Los Angeles

Mansions belonging to Beyonce and Rupert Murdoch among those evacuated due to wildfires

Over 200,000 people have been evacuated due to the raging wildfires.

From TheJournal.ie California struck by devastating wildfires as flames creep towards renowned art gallery Wildfires
From TheJournal.ie Harrison Ford turns into real-life hero after woman crashes car into ditch To The Rescue

Harrison Ford turns into real-life hero after woman crashes car into ditch

Ford was driving behind the car in question when the driver lost control.

From TheJournal.ie Berkeley balcony collapse: Settlement reached with owners and property managers of complex California

Berkeley balcony collapse: Settlement reached with owners and property managers of complex

Six students were killed when the balcony at the Blackrock Library Gardens complex collapsed.

From TheJournal.ie Mass killer and cult leader Charles Manson has died aged 83 California

Mass killer and cult leader Charles Manson has died aged 83

Manson masterminded a savage killing spree that shocked the world in the late 1960s.

From TheJournal.ie Notorious US killer Charles Manson taken to hospital in California - reports Manson Murders

Notorious US killer Charles Manson taken to hospital in California - reports

Manson was sentenced to death in 1971 for a killing spree that left seven people dead.

From TheJournal.ie Wife of California shooter found dead under floor in home Gunman

Wife of California shooter found dead under floor in home

Kevin Neal shot 14 people in seven different locations yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Three killed and two children wounded in California school shooting Incident

Three killed and two children wounded in California school shooting

The incident occurred in Tehama County.

From TheJournal.ie Want to have more sex? Smoke more marijuana * Illicit Encounters

Want to have more sex? Smoke more marijuana *

* Sort of. A new American study has found that those smoking the drug daily are having about 20% more sex than non-users.

From TheJournal.ie 'Hell on earth': Californian wildfires are now 100 miles wide as death toll reaches 40 California's Burning

'Hell on earth': Californian wildfires are now 100 miles wide as death toll reaches 40

The Sonoma County Sheriff’s Department has received 1,308 missing persons reports so far and 1,052 people have been located.

From TheJournal.ie 'We're not out of this emergency, not even close': California wildfire death toll rises to 33 Emergency

'We're not out of this emergency, not even close': California wildfire death toll rises to 33

An estimated 5,700 structures have been destroyed by the wildfires.

From The42 Watch: California quarterback Ross Bowers scored a mesmerizing front flip touchdown last night Flipping Unreal This post contains videos

Watch: California quarterback Ross Bowers scored a mesmerizing front flip touchdown last night

California took No. 8 Washington State to town in a 37-3 demolition on Friday.

From TheJournal.ie Death toll hits 31 in deadliest wildfire disaster in California's history Wildfires

Death toll hits 31 in deadliest wildfire disaster in California's history

The fires have been raging in northern California since last Sunday.

From TheJournal.ie 15 dead as wildfires torch California wine country Napa

15 dead as wildfires torch California wine country

The state fire prevention agency Calfire forecast strong winds for today, which could fan the fires.

From TheJournal.ie 'Everything, everything is gone': 10 dead and thousands evacuated in California wildfires Trail Of Destruction

'Everything, everything is gone': 10 dead and thousands evacuated in California wildfires

A state of emergency has been declared in three counties.

From TheJournal.ie One man dies after rocks weighing 1,300 tonnes fall at Yosemite National Park California

One man dies after rocks weighing 1,300 tonnes fall at Yosemite National Park

A 32-year-old Welsh man died and his wife was hospitalised in one of the incidents in the California park.

From TheJournal.ie Fancy the new iPhone X? Prices are going to start at €1,179 A Grand Phone

Fancy the new iPhone X? Prices are going to start at €1,179

Will you be buying it?

From TheJournal.ie Hundreds of homes evacuated due to 'biggest fire in Los Angeles history' California

Hundreds of homes evacuated due to 'biggest fire in Los Angeles history'

The LA fire is one of several major fires burning in the western United States.

From TheJournal.ie Hepatitis A outbreak kills 14 people and puts dozens in hospital in San Diego California

Hepatitis A outbreak kills 14 people and puts dozens in hospital in San Diego

Authorities have not yet identified the cause of the record outbreak.

From TheJournal.ie Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay woman €350m in cancer lawsuit California

Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay woman €350m in cancer lawsuit

The woman claimed she developed terminal ovarian cancer after using the company’s talc-based products.

From TheJournal.ie San Francisco Rose speaks about sister who died in the Berkeley balcony collapse Amanda Donohoe

San Francisco Rose speaks about sister who died in the Berkeley balcony collapse

Amanda Donohoe said that the competition was a great happy occasion for her family.

From TheJournal.ie 'It was a definite grab. A very long grab' - Taylor Swift testifies that DJ groped her under her skirt Photoshoot

'It was a definite grab. A very long grab' - Taylor Swift testifies that DJ groped her under her skirt

DJ David Mueller denies he groped the pop star and is suing after losing his job.

From TheJournal.ie Missing Irish hiker 'may have left California trail to avoid snowy conditions' California

Missing Irish hiker 'may have left California trail to avoid snowy conditions'

25-year-old David O’Sullivan set off to hike the Pacific Crest Trail in March.

From TheJournal.ie Search underway for Irishman who went missing on a hike in California David O'Sullivan

Search underway for Irishman who went missing on a hike in California

David O’Sullivan was last heard from on 7 April.

From TheJournal.ie Father of Australian tennis star charged with 14 counts of child molestation Nikolaos Philippoussis

Father of Australian tennis star charged with 14 counts of child molestation

Nikolaos Philippoussis has pleaded not guilty to the charges.

From TheJournal.ie Californian man accused of smuggling 3 king cobras in crisp cans You've Got Mail

Californian man accused of smuggling 3 king cobras in crisp cans

There were also three albino Chinese soft-shelled turtles in the package, US authorities said.

From TheJournal.ie 'One word says it all. Asian': Racist Airbnb host forced to pay fine California

'One word says it all. Asian': Racist Airbnb host forced to pay fine

The woman has agreed to attend a course in American-Asian relations.

From TheJournal.ie Facebook wants to build its own town - This is what it will look like Menlo Park This post contains videos

Facebook wants to build its own town - This is what it will look like

The plan will include 15% of the housing units sold below market value.

From TheJournal.ie Houses destroyed in 17 wildfires as California gripped by record-breaking heatwave Triple Digit Temperatures

Houses destroyed in 17 wildfires as California gripped by record-breaking heatwave

Over 3,000 firefighters battled the blazes yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie 11 days after his funeral, a US family received a call to say their brother was still alive Mistaken Identity

11 days after his funeral, a US family received a call to say their brother was still alive

His family were told by authorities that Frank M Kerrigan had been found dead. He hadn’t.

From TheJournal.ie Survivors and families of Berkeley victims agree compensation with construction firms Settlement

Survivors and families of Berkeley victims agree compensation with construction firms

The family of Ashley Donohoe, who died in the balcony collapse, released a statement through their lawyer today.

From TheJournal.ie 'He'd still win if the election were today' - 100 days in, Dublin, California, adjusts to Trump's 'new normal' 100 Days Of Trump

'He'd still win if the election were today' - 100 days in, Dublin, California, adjusts to Trump's 'new normal'

TheJournal.ie revisited our capital’s namesake, population 50,000, in mid-west California.

From TheJournal.ie Fear of protester violence stopped US hard-right pundit Ann Coulter speaking at Berkeley Free Speech This post contains videos

Fear of protester violence stopped US hard-right pundit Ann Coulter speaking at Berkeley

Ann Coulter described it as a “dark day for free speech”.

From TheJournal.ie Ancient humans may have reached Americas 100,000 years earlier than previously thought Not So New World

Ancient humans may have reached Americas 100,000 years earlier than previously thought

Teeth and bones of an elephant-like creature unmistakably modified by human hands were discovered.

From TheJournal.ie 75-year-old 'dies a happy man' after ex-wife tells him Trump has been impeached FAKE NEWS

75-year-old 'dies a happy man' after ex-wife tells him Trump has been impeached

Michael Garland Elliott died earlier this month after his ex-wife and best friend broke the false news to him.

From TheJournal.ie Suspect tells police 'I hate white people' after three killed in California shooting Fresno

Suspect tells police 'I hate white people' after three killed in California shooting

The man was wanted by police for a separate killing last week.

From TheJournal.ie 'Real men pay their taxes' - dozens arrested amid violent scenes during anti-Trump tax protests Berkeley

'Real men pay their taxes' - dozens arrested amid violent scenes during anti-Trump tax protests

At least 21 people were arrested in Berkeley, California, as pro- and anti-Trump protesters clashed.

From TheJournal.ie Boy (8) dies after shooting at California school San Bernardino

Boy (8) dies after shooting at California school

In total, three people have died including the gunman.