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From TheJournal.ie Four dead and five injured in shooting at Kansas bar overnight Gun Violence

Four dead and five injured in shooting at Kansas bar overnight

Authorities said the shooting stemmed from an earlier altercation.

From TheJournal.ie Designer of Kansas water slide arrested after it decapitated 10-year-old boy Water Park

Designer of Kansas water slide arrested after it decapitated 10-year-old boy

Caleb Schwab died on the 17-story water slide in 2016 after his raft went airborne and hit an overhead loop.

From TheJournal.ie 'A prank has cost an innocent life': Online gamer shot dead by police after row over $2 Call of Duty bet Kansas
From TheJournal.ie 'It's nice outside' - Man wrongly convicted of double murder freed after 23 years Kansas

'It's nice outside' - Man wrongly convicted of double murder freed after 23 years

“The investigation was hasty and superficial,” said the Midwest Innocence Project, which helped free McIntyre.

From TheJournal.ie 16-year-old boy running for Kansas governor seat Voting

16-year-old boy running for Kansas governor seat

The teenager said he would support legalising marijuana for medical purposes but he is conservative on gun rights.

From TheJournal.ie 'He was just enjoying his glass of beer': Family's distress after Indian men shot in 'hate crime' Kansas

'He was just enjoying his glass of beer': Family's distress after Indian men shot in 'hate crime'

India has demanded the “strongest action” from the US government over the incident.

From TheJournal.ie Chelsea Manning ends hunger strike as US army agrees to pay for her gender surgery Wikileaks

Chelsea Manning ends hunger strike as US army agrees to pay for her gender surgery

Manning, famed for providing classified documents to whistleblower site Wikileaks, had been on hunger strike since last Friday.

From TheJournal.ie Chelsea Manning begins hunger strike in military prison Wikileaks

Chelsea Manning begins hunger strike in military prison

She claims the military is refusing to treat her gender dysphoria.

From TheJournal.ie 10-year-old boy dies on world's tallest water slide Kansas

10-year-old boy dies on world's tallest water slide

The child died on a 168-foot-tall water slide that has 264 stairs leading to the top.

From TheJournal.ie Chelsea Manning could be placed in solitary confinement in wake of suicide attempt Threatening Conduct

Chelsea Manning could be placed in solitary confinement in wake of suicide attempt

The 28-year-old faces three new charges – including “conduct which threatens”.

From TheJournal.ie Chelsea Manning hospitalised after reports of attempted suicide Kansas

Chelsea Manning hospitalised after reports of attempted suicide

Manning’s lawyer and support team were unable to immediately confirm reports.

From TheJournal.ie Three killed, 14 wounded after man storms workplace with "assault-style" weapon Kansas

Three killed, 14 wounded after man storms workplace with "assault-style" weapon

The man was shot dead by police.

From TheJournal.ie Sonogram shows dying twin holding his unborn sister's hand Kansas This post contains videos

Sonogram shows dying twin holding his unborn sister's hand

Ian and Brittani McIntire’s unborn baby son has a hole in his heart and problems with the development of his brain.

From TheJournal.ie Dramatic video shows toddler rescued from scorching hot car Kansas

Dramatic video shows toddler rescued from scorching hot car

The two-year-old was saved from the car in temperatures of 101 degrees Fahrenheit.

From TheJournal.ie Man found "making final preparations" for suicide attack on military base Kansas

Man found "making final preparations" for suicide attack on military base

He was arrested and has been charged.

From TheJournal.ie Small plane crashes at Kansas airport during take off Crash

Small plane crashes at Kansas airport during take off

One person is reported to be in a critical condition.

From TheJournal.ie Baby girl dies after being left in hot car in 32 degree heat Kansas

Baby girl dies after being left in hot car in 32 degree heat

The foster parent who was looking after the child said he’d forgotten about her until something on TV jogged his memory.

From TheJournal.ie Man with 'MURDER' tattooed on his neck is now on trial for murder...and wants the tattoo removed Only In America

Man with 'MURDER' tattooed on his neck is now on trial for murder...and wants the tattoo removed

His lawyers believe the ink may prejudice a jury.

From TheJournal.ie 'Neo-Nazi' gunman kills three at US Jewish sites on eve of Passover Kansas

'Neo-Nazi' gunman kills three at US Jewish sites on eve of Passover

The suspect was heard yelling “Heil Hitler” as police officers escorted him away.

From TheJournal.ie Fred Phelps, the founder of the Westboro Baptist Church, has died Death

Fred Phelps, the founder of the Westboro Baptist Church, has died

The controversial church leader died at the age of 84.

From TheJournal.ie Chelsea Manning is going to court to have her name legally changed from Bradley Transgender

Chelsea Manning is going to court to have her name legally changed from Bradley

Fort Leavenworth have said Manning would have to get a legal name change to be known in the prison as Chelsea.

From TheJournal.ie Ronan Farrow tackles anti-gay laws, cannabis and Ukraine in MSNBC debut This Just In

Ronan Farrow tackles anti-gay laws, cannabis and Ukraine in MSNBC debut

The 26-year-old son of Mia Farrow and Woody Allen says his new show is about giving his generation a fresh alternative to TV news.

Local news channel interview 'mellowed' teen about high school crime

He’s just really, really chilled out, ok?

Massive jumbo jet mistakenly lands at tiny airport... and now it's stuck

Have you tried going out the way you came in?

Passenger kicked off plane for over-singing Whitney Houston And Iiiiiiii... This post contains videos

Passenger kicked off plane for over-singing Whitney Houston

The authorities did not always love her.

Woman comes face to face with circus tiger in bathroom The Hangover Part IV This post contains videos

Woman comes face to face with circus tiger in bathroom

What do tigers dream of, when they take a little tiger snooze?

From TheJournal.ie Woman arrested after locking malnourished daughter, 10, in closet Kansas

Woman arrested after locking malnourished daughter, 10, in closet

US authorities say the 29-year-old woman faces charges of assault, child abuse and endangerment.

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web…

VIDEO: Couple tie the knot... as 250kph tornado drops behind them Big Blowout This post contains videos

VIDEO: Couple tie the knot... as 250kph tornado drops behind them

Caleb and Candra Pence carried on regardless, with the bride reportedly saying: “I don’t want to hear it.”

From TheJournal.ie US storms: Tornado kills 5 in Oklahoma Storms

US storms: Tornado kills 5 in Oklahoma

Five people, including two children, have been killed by a tornado that struck in Oklamhoma early this morning after warning signals failed to sound.

Woman banned from slaughtering chickens as part of art installation Art

Woman banned from slaughtering chickens as part of art installation

Kansas artist Amber Hansen wanted to publicly slaughter the birds to demonstrate the process to meat eaters and challenge “the contemporary view of chickens as merely ‘livestock’”.

From TheJournal.ie Bishop charged for not reporting child images on priest's laptop Pornography

Bishop charged for not reporting child images on priest's laptop

Kansas bishop Robert Finn knew of suspicions around priest Shawn Ratigan, but did not report them, prosecutors say.

Watch: Foo Fighters organise Westboro Baptist Church counter-protest

The US band heard that the controversial church members were coming to picket their show, so they organised a very special performance…

From TheJournal.ie Violent storms kill 13 people across central United States USA

Violent storms kill 13 people across central United States

Winds of more than 150 mph have hit the central US – flattening homes, crushing cars, and killing 13 people in Oklahoma, Kansas and Arkansas.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Saturday Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Saturday

In today’s Daily Fix: Video of Bin Laden watching video of himself; a reduction on Ireland’s bailout interest rate; cheaper rail fares, David Beckham in a car accident; and an incredible new flexible phone.

From TheJournal.ie Boy, aged 7, mauled by leopard at popular Kansas zoo Terrifying

Boy, aged 7, mauled by leopard at popular Kansas zoo

The terrifying ordeal left the boy hospitalised with deep scratches to his head and neck but he is expected to be okay.