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#Mississippi

From TheJournal.ie US judge blocks Mississippi's 'heartbeat' abortion ban United States

US judge blocks Mississippi's 'heartbeat' abortion ban

The bill banning abortion where a heartbeat is detectable was passed in March.

From TheJournal.ie Republican who said she would attend 'public hanging' and suppress liberal votes wins US senate vote Cindy Hyde-Smith

Republican who said she would attend 'public hanging' and suppress liberal votes wins US senate vote

Cindy Hyde-Smith’s remarks were interpreted as alluding to Mississippi’s history of racist violence.

From TheJournal.ie Police investigating nooses found by Mississippi Capitol before US Senate runoff Mississippi

Police investigating nooses found by Mississippi Capitol before US Senate runoff

The Mississippi Department of Public Safety says the nooses were accompanied by handwritten signs referring to today’s election.

From TheJournal.ie Teenage girl shot dead by her 9-year-old brother in Mississippi Gun Crime

Teenage girl shot dead by her 9-year-old brother in Mississippi

Local media are reporting that the two had been arguing about a video game controller before the shooting.

From The42 Dunne slips after strong start in Shanghai while Power in contention in Mississippi Golf

Dunne slips after strong start in Shanghai while Power in contention in Mississippi

There were mixed fortunes for the Irish in China and the United States this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump's sons launch hotel chain inspired by election campaign American Idea

Donald Trump's sons launch hotel chain inspired by election campaign

The Trump Organization has said it is not exploiting the US presidency for profit.

From TheJournal.ie Police say eight people have died, including deputy sheriff, after shooting in Mississippi Lincoln County
From TheJournal.ie Mississippi tornado kills 4 and flattens homes overnight Twister

Mississippi tornado kills 4 and flattens homes overnight

Authorities have said that local firefighters and police are going door-to-door to try to rescue victims.

From TheJournal.ie Police investigate after black high school student allegedly had noose tied around his neck Mississippi

Police investigate after black high school student allegedly had noose tied around his neck

The student said as many as four white students put a noose around his neck during football practice.

From TheJournal.ie "She doesn't deserve to die like this, doing God's work" - Shock after murder of nuns Mississippi

"She doesn't deserve to die like this, doing God's work" - Shock after murder of nuns

A man has been charged with two counts of capital murder.

From TheJournal.ie Nuns who ran clinic in poverty-stricken Mississippi community found dead in their home Durant

Nuns who ran clinic in poverty-stricken Mississippi community found dead in their home

The two nuns provided almost all the care at the local clinic.

From TheJournal.ie They call me MR BREXIT! Trump and Farage campaign together in Mississippi Going To Jackson

They call me MR BREXIT! Trump and Farage campaign together in Mississippi

The joint appearance comes just days after Trump confused the world with an odd Brexit-themed tweet.

From TheJournal.ie Travel advice given to LGBT tourists over North Carolina bathroom law Backlash

Travel advice given to LGBT tourists over North Carolina bathroom law

A number of high profile musicians have cancelled gigs in North Carolina and Mississippi over anti-LGBT laws.

From TheJournal.ie Bryan Adams cancels Mississippi gig over anti-LGBT law When You're Gone

Bryan Adams cancels Mississippi gig over anti-LGBT law

“I find it incomprehensible that LGBT citizens are being discriminated against in the state of Mississippi.”

From TheJournal.ie US state of Mississippi passes law making it legal to refuse service to gay couples Mister And Mississippi

US state of Mississippi passes law making it legal to refuse service to gay couples

The state’s governor says it would protect religious beliefs.

From TheJournal.ie "There is hope": This man just got the most extensive face transplant ever New York

"There is hope": This man just got the most extensive face transplant ever

Patrick Hardison was burned in a blaze in 2001.

From TheJournal.ie Restaurant car park opens up to swallow 12 cars Where's My Car?

Restaurant car park opens up to swallow 12 cars

There were no reports of any injuries.

From TheJournal.ie Man who pushed second wife off cliff now suspected of killing first wife Freak Accidents

Man who pushed second wife off cliff now suspected of killing first wife

Harold Henthorn’s first wife also died in an unusual accident in a remote location.

From TheJournal.ie Dead murder suspect described as 'smart and funny' man University Shooting

Dead murder suspect described as 'smart and funny' man

Shannon Lamb was wanted in connection to the killing of his girlfriend and a colleague.

From TheJournal.ie 'A terrific family man': Professor killed in US college shooting Mississippi

'A terrific family man': Professor killed in US college shooting

Police believe the shooting could be linked to a second homicide.

From TheJournal.ie Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans 10 years ago, today: Here's how it happened Katrina10

Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans 10 years ago, today: Here's how it happened

Retrace every step of the Storm of the Century.

From TheJournal.ie FBI investigating after body of black man found hanging from a tree Mississippi

FBI investigating after body of black man found hanging from a tree

The discovery comes at a time of heightened tensions around race in the US.

From TheJournal.ie Terrifying swarm of flies in US so massive it shows up on radar Nope This post contains images

Weatherman orders live evacuation of newsroom during Tornado

The southern states of the US have been under siege.

From TheJournal.ie Man wakes up in body bag at funeral home, says he's definitely alive Oops

Man wakes up in body bag at funeral home, says he's definitely alive

Family members say the 78-year-old told them he’s happy to be alive.

From TheJournal.ie Suspect arrested after 'ricin' poison letter sent to Obama Poison

Suspect arrested after 'ricin' poison letter sent to Obama

The man was arrested at his home in Mississippi after an investigation.

From TheJournal.ie Baby born with HIV may have been cured, scientists say HIV

Baby born with HIV may have been cured, scientists say

The child from Mississippi has been off medication for a year with no signs of infection in what could be on the second reported curing of the disease.

From TheJournal.ie Mississippi formally abolishes slavery (after forgetting to do it before now) Oversight

Mississippi formally abolishes slavery (after forgetting to do it before now)

The state was the last to formally ratify the 13th Amendment in 1995 – but had forgotten to file the proper paperwork.

From TheJournal.ie Pics: Snowstorms batter the US midwest and head east United States

Pics: Snowstorms batter the US midwest and head east

At least six people have died as a result of the storm with authorities telling people to stay at home and not risk treacherous roads.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Monday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Monday

Your nightly round-up of the day’s biggest news stores…

From TheJournal.ie US prison on lockdown after guard death during riot Mississippi

US prison on lockdown after guard death during riot

A spokesperson for the privately-owned federal prison says order was restored by 3am today after a riot.

From TheJournal.ie Man posing as police officer suspected of killing drivers in Mississippi Impersonator

Man posing as police officer suspected of killing drivers in Mississippi

Mississippi authorities believe a police impersonator has tricked victims into pulling over to the side of the road before shooting them.

From TheJournal.ie US manhunt after woman, daughter killed and children kidnapped Search

US manhunt after woman, daughter killed and children kidnapped

Police are searching for Adam Mayes of Guntown Mississippi after the death of Jo Ann and Adrienne Bain.

From TheJournal.ie Mississippi university student shot on campus Campus Shooting

Mississippi university student shot on campus

Three suspects fled the scene last night after shooting a student who later died from his wounds.

From TheJournal.ie Santorum maintains Republican challenge with two more primary wins US 2012

Santorum maintains Republican challenge with two more primary wins

The former Pennsylvania senator wins in Alabama and Mississippi – meaning Mitt Romney is still without a win in the south.

From TheJournal.ie Mississippi votes to keep abortion legal Abortion

Mississippi votes to keep abortion legal

The US state voted against a controversial amendment which would have effectively outlawed abortion and some forms of contraception.

From TheJournal.ie State of emergency declared as Hurricane Lee approaches southern US coast Hurricane Lee

State of emergency declared as Hurricane Lee approaches southern US coast

The US coast from Texas to Florida is bracing for heavy winds and rainfall of up to 20 inches in some places.

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.

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

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

From TheJournal.ie Floodgates opened to save cities from Mississippi floods Mississippi

Floodgates opened to save cities from Mississippi floods

Floodgates in Louisiana have been opened for the first time in almost forty years in an attempt to save cities dotted across the Mississippi River.

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