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From TheJournal.ie Mitt Romney prevails - just about - in not-so-Super Tuesday US 2012

Mitt Romney prevails - just about - in not-so-Super Tuesday

Romney tops the poll in six states, but Rick Santorum’s showing – particularly in the key battleground of Ohio – is a strong one.

From TheJournal.ie As it happened: Santorum runs Romney close on dramatic ‘Super Tuesday’ US 2012

As it happened: Santorum runs Romney close on dramatic ‘Super Tuesday’

A dramatic night in the race for the Republican Party nomination, and we followed it all the way…

From TheJournal.ie Romney and Santorum prepare to square off in Super Tuesday battles Super Tuesday

Romney and Santorum prepare to square off in Super Tuesday battles

Voters in 10 US states will today decide on who should be the Republican presidential nominee, with everything to play for.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach tells US: Our best and brightest days are still ahead Enda In America

Taoiseach tells US: Our best and brightest days are still ahead

In a speech at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government last night, Taoiseach Enda Kenny described the bailout as “a bleak midwinter” – but said Ireland is now about recovery and opportunity.

Looking for your daily caffeine hit? Now you can just inhale it...

A Harvard scientist has created a new product that lets you breathe in your daily dose of caffeine.

From TheJournal.ie Drumm fails in bid to have bankruptcy challenge dismissed Bankruptcy

Drumm fails in bid to have bankruptcy challenge dismissed

The former Anglo chief executive wanted a challenge against his bankruptcy dropped because a form was filed 51 minutes late.

From TheJournal.ie Massachusetts introduces day to highlight bullying in US schools US

Massachusetts introduces day to highlight bullying in US schools

As a part of a campaign to highlight bullying following high-profile death by suicide of Irish teenager Phoebe Prince in 2010, the State of Massachusetts will hold a No Name Calling Day on 25 January.

From TheJournal.ie Two charged after woman lay dead in public pool for two days Massachusetts

Two charged after woman lay dead in public pool for two days

A 36-year-old woman lay undiscovered in a swimming pool for two days – while the pool itself remained open for business.

Wedding crashers who stole gifts from newlyweds ordered to pay up

We’re not sure Owen Wilson or Vince Vaughan would approve…

From TheJournal.ie In pictures: Freak snowstorms paralyse north-east US USA This post contains images

In pictures: Freak snowstorms paralyse north-east US

The storms have been blamed for at least 21 deaths, while more than two million homes have been left without power.

From TheJournal.ie 'I'm calling my nephew' - Obama's uncle arrested for drink-driving Family Affair

'I'm calling my nephew' - Obama's uncle arrested for drink-driving

Onyango Obama, the 67-year-old uncle of President Barack Obama, is arrested and held over a previous deportation order.

Man orders 150 of his favourite pizzas... from a store 1400 miles away

David Schuler just couldn’t find a good slice in his home state.

Gallery: America soaks up hundred-degree heatwave Heatwave This post contains images

Gallery: America soaks up hundred-degree heatwave

Much of the US is sweltering in temperatures of 100-plus Fahrenheit. So that’s where our summer went…

From TheJournal.ie 'Whitey' Bulger pleads not guilty - and denies being senile Whitey

'Whitey' Bulger pleads not guilty - and denies being senile

A lawyer for the former FBI Most Wanted mobster, who’s accused of 19 murders, said he is still “very smart”.

From TheJournal.ie Woman found dead in public pool Mystery

Woman found dead in public pool

A woman’s body was found floating at a pool in Massachusetts – it is thought she was there for two days before being discovered.

From TheJournal.ie Two of Phoebe Prince accused plead guilty to harassment Phoebe Prince

Two of Phoebe Prince accused plead guilty to harassment

Two of the Massachusetts teenagers accused of bullying 15-year-old Irish transfer student Phoebe Prince, who took her own life last year, have pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of criminal harassment.

From TheJournal.ie Teenagers accused over Phoebe Prince suicide prepared to strike plea deals: report Phoebe

Teenagers accused over Phoebe Prince suicide prepared to strike plea deals: report

Prosecutors in Massachusetts have indicated they expect “significant developments” in some of the cases arising from the Irish teenager’s suicide in early 2010.

From TheJournal.ie Republican Mitt Romney takes major step toward US presidential run United States

Republican Mitt Romney takes major step toward US presidential run

The Republican and multi-millionaire has formally announced a campaign exploratory committee – marking a significant step towards running for US president.