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From TheJournal.ie US comic Joan Rivers has died Tragic

US comic Joan Rivers has died

The comedian passed away peacefully surrounded by her friends and family.

This selfie sparked a police search. Awkward.

When selfies backfire.

From TheJournal.ie Two students arrested on suspicion of plotting mass shooting at high school Los Angeles

Two students arrested on suspicion of plotting mass shooting at high school

Police said the adolescents had planned to kill three staff members and as many students as possible.

People in LA called the police when Facebook went down earlier

Stop the world, we want to get off.

From TheJournal.ie Man killed as 13 hit by lightning on busy beach Los Angeles

Man killed as 13 hit by lightning on busy beach

The man was hit on the popular Venice Beach after being caught in a thunderstorm.

What the hell is E3 and why is everyone talking about it?

Here’s everything you need to know.

From TheJournal.ie Column: You cannot – and should not – fix a broken life in front of a thousand cameras Lindsay Lohan

Column: You cannot – and should not – fix a broken life in front of a thousand cameras

Lindsay Lohan’s “docu-series” on Oprah Winfrey’s channel had bombed; have we finally had enough of watching celebrities fall from grace?

From TheJournal.ie Abandoned boat with a ton of cannabis washes ashore in California High Tide

Abandoned boat with a ton of cannabis washes ashore in California

The 30-foot boat was spotted near some rocks in Malibu.

From TheJournal.ie Grandmother 'frozen alive' in hospital body bag, family claims Los Angeles

Grandmother 'frozen alive' in hospital body bag, family claims

Relatives of Maria de Jesus Arroyo are suing the hospital where it happened.

From TheJournal.ie These 10 cities are most at risk of natural disasters Duck And Cover This post contains images

Jennifer Lawrence freaks out after learning Homeland spoiler on the red carpet

Her excitement at meeting Damian Lewis soon turned sour.

This TV news report about a rain shower will blow any Irish person's mind

“It has started drizzling a little bit!”

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

Everyone’s talking about remains found in Meath, Roy Keane and the property tax deadline.

From TheJournal.ie Police investigate motive behind LAX shooting which left one dead United States

Police investigate motive behind LAX shooting which left one dead

The lone gunman, who reportedly had a grudge against the TSA, also wounded seven people in the firing rampage.

From TheJournal.ie LAX shooting: TSA agent killed, two injured, suspect in custody Shooting

LAX shooting: TSA agent killed, two injured, suspect in custody

LAX, one of the world’s busiest airports, has been evacuated after shots were fired.

Rare sabre-toothed whale found dead on California beach

The mammal is rarely seen in the wild.

Breaking Bad star comes out of his house to meet Irish family on holiday

Is it possible that he’s the soundest man ever? EVER?!

From TheJournal.ie LA park evacuated after squirrel found with deadly plague bacteria America

LA park evacuated after squirrel found with deadly plague bacteria

The squirrel was trapped on 16 July and test results revealed on Tuesday that the plague bacteria was present.

Kid asks for pizza from hospital window... internet sends dozens

Hazel Hammersley was bored while awaiting cancer treatment, so she put up a sign.

From TheJournal.ie OJ Simpson in a last-ditch effort to get new trial Las Vegas

OJ Simpson in a last-ditch effort to get new trial

Simpson is serving nine to 33 years in prison for his 2008 conviction in the armed robbery of two sports memorabilia dealers in a Las Vegas hotel room.

From TheJournal.ie KPMG fires partner in LA office for allegedly sharing insider trading tips Insider Trading

KPMG fires partner in LA office for allegedly sharing insider trading tips

KPMG have now resigned as the auditor of Herbalife “as a result of this individual’s behaviour”.

From TheJournal.ie Los Angeles 'shaken by biggest quake in years' Earthquake

Los Angeles 'shaken by biggest quake in years'

The epicentre of the 4.7-magnitude quake was 11 miles southeast of Anza and about 100 miles southeast of Los Angeles.

Proof that Hollywood Boulevard is just a dingy street pre-Oscars night

(Starring the red carpet rolled up in not-too-glamorous plastic.)

From TheJournal.ie Water tested after body of missing woman found in LA hotel tank Body Found

Water tested after body of missing woman found in LA hotel tank

A maintenance worker at the hotel found the body after guests complained of low water pressure.

From TheJournal.ie Ex-LAPD officer believed dead after stand-off Most Wanted

Ex-LAPD officer believed dead after stand-off

LAPD believe the search for America’s most wanted man is now over.

12 most excellent moments from the Golden Globes Golden Globes This post contains videos

12 most excellent moments from the Golden Globes

Will Ferrell, Jodie Foster, ‘drunk’ Glenn Close… and lots and lots of Tina and Amy.

VIDEO: Is this the worst New Year’s Eve live broadcast of all time? Epic Fail This post contains videos

VIDEO: Is this the worst New Year’s Eve live broadcast of all time?

A local LA TV station went for their first ever live NYE show. It didn’t go too well. (NSFW language)

Lord of the flights: Streaking, drinking and mayhem on the Rihanna plane

The journalists who are following the popstar on her seven day concert bender have started to lose it…

From TheJournal.ie Space shuttle finally reaches California Science Center Endeavour

Space shuttle finally reaches California Science Center

Endeavour has reached its LA retirement home after taking three days instead of two for its last-ever journey.

From TheJournal.ie Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

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

VIDEO: Finally, Kristen-vs-Robert gets the overly serious analysis it deserves Robsten This post contains videos

VIDEO: Finally, Kristen-vs-Robert gets the overly serious analysis it deserves

“Bonnie, could this get any worse?”

Anchorman star arrested for 'lewd act' in porn theatre Arrest This post contains videos

Anchorman star arrested for 'lewd act' in porn theatre

Fred Willard has denied any wrongdoing, saying the incident was a misunderstanding.

From TheJournal.ie Voters in LA to decide on use of condoms in porn Condoms

Voters in LA to decide on use of condoms in porn

Adult film actors in LA city are already required to wear condoms, but campaigners want this extended county-wide.

From TheJournal.ie Rodney King - the man whose beating sparked LA riots - has died, aged 47 RIP This post contains videos

Rodney King - the man whose beating sparked LA riots - has died, aged 47

The 47-year-old was found dead in his swimming pool by his fiancée but no signs of foul play were detected.

Lindsay Lohan found unconscious in hotel - reports

The Hollywood star was not taken to hospital according to local media reports.

LA bans plastic… bags not surgery

Ten years after Ireland issued a plastic bag tax, the land of plastic fantastics plans to phase them out.

Terminator 3 actor missing in LA

Nick Stahl, who played John Connor in film franchise, has been reported missing by his wife.

Village People star wins copyright court battle

Victor Willis has been granted partial ownership of the rights to YMCA, Macho Man and other Village People hits.

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

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