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From The42 American pair hold joint-lead heading into final day at Minnesota Last Round

American pair hold joint-lead heading into final day at Minnesota

Richy Werenski and Michael Thompson are both two shots clear of South Africa’s Charl Schwartzel.

From TheJournal.ie George Floyd’s family sues city of Minneapolis and police officers George Floyd

George Floyd’s family sues city of Minneapolis and police officers

Floyd died on May 25 after Derek Chauvin, a white police officer, pressed his knee against his neck for nearly eight minutes.

From TheJournal.ie Two Buffalo police officers charged with assault on 75-year-old man New York State

Two Buffalo police officers charged with assault on 75-year-old man

State governor Andrew Cuomo said of the incident: “What we saw was horrendous and disgusting, and I believe, illegal.”

From TheJournal.ie Crowds gather to celebrate and mourn George Floyd at Minneapolis memorial Black Lives Matter

Crowds gather to celebrate and mourn George Floyd at Minneapolis memorial

Civil rights activists and politicians gathered at the memorial for George Floyd, whose death has sparked protests across the US.

From TheJournal.ie Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin charged with murder of George Floyd George Floyd

Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin charged with murder of George Floyd

The arrest of Derek Chauvin comes after three days of protests.

From TheJournal.ie Minnesota governor declares state of emergency amid violent protests over George Floyd's death Minneapolis This post contains videos

Minnesota governor declares state of emergency amid violent protests over George Floyd's death

Floyd’s death is seen as the latest example of police brutality against African Americans in the US.

From TheJournal.ie R Kelly charged with prostitution and solicitation involving 17-year-old girl Minnesota

R Kelly charged with prostitution and solicitation involving 17-year-old girl

The charges relate to an alleged incident in 2001.

From The42 Tottenham earn victory over Milan thanks to N'Koudou strike Minnesota This post contains videos

Tottenham earn victory over Milan thanks to N'Koudou strike

Gennaro Gattuso’s men created plenty, but the Frenchman struck early in the second half for Spurs.

From TheJournal.ie Skyscraper-scaling raccoon finally makes it to the top, but its fate remains unknown... Mprraccoon

Skyscraper-scaling raccoon finally makes it to the top, but its fate remains unknown...

The intrepid animal has spent most of the last 24 hours climbing up and down the outside of the UBS Plaza building in St Paul, Minnesota.

From TheJournal.ie US Catholic Church archdiocese reaches €179 million settlement with 450 abuse victims Minnesota

US Catholic Church archdiocese reaches €179 million settlement with 450 abuse victims

Victims welcomed the settlement with relief but stressed that their emotional scars have remained.

From TheJournal.ie Woman who shot boyfriend dead in YouTube stunt jailed for 6 months Minnesota

Woman who shot boyfriend dead in YouTube stunt jailed for 6 months

Monalisa Perez believed her boyfriend would be shielded by a thick book as she shot him at close range

From TheJournal.ie A US plan to reduce domestic violence and murder may be rolled out in Clare Saving Lives

A US plan to reduce domestic violence and murder may be rolled out in Clare

“There are women alive today that would otherwise have died as a result of domestic violence.”

From TheJournal.ie Two dead and several injured after school explosion in Minneapolis Minnesota

Two dead and several injured after school explosion in Minneapolis

A gas explosion led to the collapse of the school building.

From TheJournal.ie US police officer who shot dead Australian woman was startled by a 'loud sound', investigators say Minnesota

US police officer who shot dead Australian woman was startled by a 'loud sound', investigators say

Justine Damond called Minneapolis police on Saturday at around 11:30pm to report a possible assault occurring near her home.

From TheJournal.ie Relatives want answers after Australian woman who called 911 killed by US officer Justine Damond

Relatives want answers after Australian woman who called 911 killed by US officer

Reports say that Justine Damond had called to report a sexual assault when she was shot.

From TheJournal.ie Philando Castile's family reaches $3m settlement over his death Police Shooting

Philando Castile's family reaches $3m settlement over his death

The 32-year-old was several times by police officer Jeronimo Yanez in Minnesota.

From The42 Clarke insists Danny Willett still has a big role to play, despite opening match omission HAZELTINE

Clarke insists Danny Willett still has a big role to play, despite opening match omission

The Masters champion was at the heart of this week’s controversy.

From TheJournal.ie IS claims responsibility after man stabs 8 people in shopping mall before being shot dead Minnesota

IS claims responsibility after man stabs 8 people in shopping mall before being shot dead

An organisation with links to IS said the attacker was “a soldier of the Islamic State”.

From TheJournal.ie US man admits abducting and killing 11-year-old boy in 1989 Minnesota

US man admits abducting and killing 11-year-old boy in 1989

Danny Heinrich donned a mask and confronted Jacob Wetterling and his two friends before abducting him.

From TheJournal.ie The remains of an 11-year-old boy abducted in 1989 have finally been found Minnesota This post contains videos

The remains of an 11-year-old boy abducted in 1989 have finally been found

Jacob Wetterling was with his brother and friend when taken by a masked gunman.

From TheJournal.ie Two more people have come forward claiming to be heirs to Prince Genetic Tests

Two more people have come forward claiming to be heirs to Prince

Prince died suddenly on April 21 and had no recognised children or will even though his estate may be worth hundreds of millions of dollars.

From TheJournal.ie A dog 'drove' its owner's truck over a tree and into a car Unlicenced Driver

A dog 'drove' its owner's truck over a tree and into a car

It appears the Labrador put the idling truck into gear.

From TheJournal.ie It's so cold in this US city that everyone is quite literally freezing their pants off Freezing
From TheJournal.ie Five Black Lives Matter protesters shot by "three white men" Minneapolis

Five Black Lives Matter protesters shot by "three white men"

None suffered life-threatening injuries.

From TheJournal.ie Woman arrested for telling neighbour "your children look delicious" Minnesota

Woman arrested for telling neighbour "your children look delicious"

She says the children were leaving things on her porch.

From TheJournal.ie Couple sent bill after bailing on friend's wedding at the last minute Rsvp'd Off

Couple sent bill after bailing on friend's wedding at the last minute

“Reimbursement and explanation for no show, card, call or text would be appreciated.”

From TheJournal.ie Dentist who killed Cecil the lion returns to work amid angry protest scenes Trophy Hunting

Dentist who killed Cecil the lion returns to work amid angry protest scenes

A group of protesters gathered outside his office.

A weatherman found a coat hanger still in his suit jacket live on air

It could happen to the best of us. Probably.

Man arrested for flinging money from 4th floor of shopping centre

The Black Friday shoppers were treated to a snowstorm of cash.

From TheJournal.ie Irish priest accused of child sex abuse in US Child Abuse

Irish priest accused of child sex abuse in US

The allegations relate to 81-year-old Father Cornelius Kelleher’s time as a Catholic pastor in Minnesota between 1975 and 1986.

From TheJournal.ie "I won't go to strip clubs any more" - Minneapolis mayoral candidate's pledge Political Promises

"I won't go to strip clubs any more" - Minneapolis mayoral candidate's pledge

An underwear-clad candidate in the race to become mayor of Minneapolis emerges from a lake to tell his electorate to “wake the f**k up” in a bizarre new ad.

From TheJournal.ie Student makes inventive use of a school bus to take a holiday Busman's Holiday

Student makes inventive use of a school bus to take a holiday

Why didn’t we think of that?

From TheJournal.ie Former Nazi commander found living in Minnesota World War II

Former Nazi commander found living in Minnesota

Michael Karkoc was commander of a Nazi SS led-unit, and now lives in Minnesota, according to a new investigation.

From TheJournal.ie Scientists control helicopter - using only their minds Brain Power This post contains videos

Scientists control helicopter - using only their minds

Next stop: hoverboards (possibly).

Man pretends to be member of Pink Floyd to get free health care

He would have got away with it too, if it wasn’t for those pesky… er… cops.

PIC: St Patrick's Day delivery to a single Irish pub

Guess how many pints these barrels in Minneapolis contain?

From The42 VIDEO: No look baskets and rookie dunks in the Golden State Ballin' This post contains videos

VIDEO: No look baskets and rookie dunks in the Golden State

The Warriors were making basketball look easy in Oakland last night.

From TheJournal.ie Two states vote to legalise gay marriage - while two more say Yes to marijuana US 2012

Two states vote to legalise gay marriage - while two more say Yes to marijuana

Maine and Maryland became the first US states to approve gay marriage by popular vote.

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