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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.

Rare sabre-toothed whale found dead on California beach

The mammal is rarely seen in the wild.

From TheJournal.ie He was Ireland's most prolific filmmaker, directing 60 movies... but have you ever heard of William Desmond Taylor? Mystery Man

He was Ireland's most prolific filmmaker, directing 60 movies... but have you ever heard of William Desmond Taylor?

Born in Carlow, the filmmaker worked with the biggest stars of Hollywood’s ‘Golden Age’. His murder in 1922 made headlines all over the world, and remains unsolved to this day.

From TheJournal.ie Documentary about child abuse in Catholic church wins three Emmy awards Mea Maxima Culpa

Documentary about child abuse in Catholic church wins three Emmy awards

Mea Maxima Culpa tells the story of four deaf men who were abused by a priest at a US school in the 1960s.

From TheJournal.ie One dead, 11 hurt as car turns boardwalk into chaos Los Angeles

One dead, 11 hurt as car turns boardwalk into chaos

The car was driven by a young man and ploughed straight into a crowd on Venice Beach boardwalk.

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.

From TheJournal.ie Is sex addiction the real deal? Sex

Is sex addiction the real deal?

A new study suggests people with a co-called addiction may just have a particularly high libido…

5 places Ireland was hotter than today

Los Angeles, Tenerife…

From TheJournal.ie Jackson lawyers to launch case against tour promoter Michael Jackson

Jackson lawyers to launch case against tour promoter

Opening statements are due in Los Angeles today during the wrongful death trial.

From The42 10 years after Croke Park spectacular, Special Olympics dreams still coming true Collection Day

10 years after Croke Park spectacular, Special Olympics dreams still coming true

The organisation is appealing to the public to give generously on its annual collection day.

From TheJournal.ie Boston Marathon blasts put world's cities on alert Boston Marathon

Boston Marathon blasts put world's cities on alert

British police are reviewing security plans for Sunday’s London Marathon, which is the next major international race.

From TheJournal.ie Michael Jackson heirs seek billions in damages from concert promoter Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson heirs seek billions in damages from concert promoter

Michael Jackson’s mother and children are seeking billions of dollars from tour promoters they claim says are responsible for contributing to the singer’s death in 2009.

From TheJournal.ie Brave nine-year-old girl climbs canyon to find help after crash Survivor

Brave nine-year-old girl climbs canyon to find help after crash

The young girl’s father died when the SUV he was driving overturned.

From TheJournal.ie Los Angeles diocese pay out €10 million to four abuse victims Child Abuse

Los Angeles diocese pay out €10 million to four abuse victims

Files released last month revealed how a Cardinal had discussed how to cover up alleged crimes. He is now at the Vatican, choosing a new pope.

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.

From The42 Los Angeles want 1980s revival as they plan future Olympic bid Retro Gold

Los Angeles want 1980s revival as they plan future Olympic bid

When L.A last hosted the Games, Ronald Reagan was US President, Russians boycotted and Like A Virgin topped the charts.

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.

From TheJournal.ie Snow slows manhunt for alleged US police killer US

Snow slows manhunt for alleged US police killer

More than 100 officers have been searching in the California mountains a disgruntled ex-police officer accused of three killings, and threatening to murder more police in a chilling online manifesto.

From TheJournal.ie LA police launch manhunt for fired policeman over killings Shooting

LA police launch manhunt for fired policeman over killings

The ex-cop had posted warnings online about ending the life of a colleague he blamed for his dismissal.

Chris Brown investigated for possible assault

The singer was allegedly involved in a row with Frank Ocean over a parking space.

From TheJournal.ie Holy cash cow Batman! Original Batmobile sells for $4.2 million Pow!

Holy cash cow Batman! Original Batmobile sells for $4.2 million

The original 19-foot car was used in the Batman television series in the 1960s.

From TheJournal.ie Update: Student airlifted to hospital after school shooting California

Update: Student airlifted to hospital after school shooting

The condition of the victims is still unclear.

From TheJournal.ie FBI files show extent to which Marilyn Monroe was monitored before her death Marilyn Monroe

FBI files show extent to which Marilyn Monroe was monitored before her death

The newly released FBI files show that her “leftist” views were being monitored in the seven years prior to her death in 1962.

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)

From TheJournal.ie From the archives: A most surprising Christmas tree accident Stay Safe

From the archives: A most surprising Christmas tree accident

Bing Crosby had good reason to dream of a white Christmas – he was lucky not to lose his family in a fire caused by Christmas lights at his home in 1943.

From The42 Gone but not forgotten: Keane hails Beckham impact Praise

Gone but not forgotten: Keane hails Beckham impact

The Ireland striker says the MLS is in “a good state at the moment,” largely thanks to Beckham’s influence.

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 Actor 'kills landlady', falls to his death Los Angeles

Actor 'kills landlady', falls to his death

The actor was named as Johnny Lewis, who played Kip ‘Half Sack’ Epps on TV show Sons of Anarchy.

From TheJournal.ie Legendary songwriter Hal David dies in LA at 91 RIP

Legendary songwriter Hal David dies in LA at 91

Hal David, the songwriter who teamed with Burt Bacharach on dozens of timeless songs for movies, television and a variety of recording artists, has died.

From TheJournal.ie Top Gun director Tony Scott dies RIP

Top Gun director Tony Scott dies

Authorities said the 68-year-old jumped off a bridge in Los Angeles.

From The42 VIDEO: 'Your wish came true' declares new Lakers star Dwight Howard Superman This post contains videos

VIDEO: 'Your wish came true' declares new Lakers star Dwight Howard

The six-time NBA All-Star has moved to Los Angeles after a huge trade involving four teams.

Gillian Anderson and David Duchovny 'are lovers', says unreliable report Truth Is Out There This post contains videos

Gillian Anderson and David Duchovny 'are lovers', says unreliable report

It’s what we all wanted for them. In 1995.

Michael Jackson's mother Katherine reported missing

The Jackson family’s ongoing dispute over finances seems to have taken a nasty turn.

Halle Berry hospitalised after 'nasty' fall on film set

TMZ said the Oscar-winning actress had hit her head off some concrete in a “nasty” fall before beginning to vomit.

From The42 Steve Nash chooses No. 10 jersey in tribute to Glenn Hoddle and Zinedine Zidane Big Fan This post contains videos

Steve Nash chooses No. 10 jersey in tribute to Glenn Hoddle and Zinedine Zidane

The football-loving point guard was unveiled by the LA Lakers in California this week and broke out a bit of Spanish too.

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.