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Police refuse to reveal who shot unarmed teenager as Obama calls for calm
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Police refuse to reveal who shot unarmed teenager as Obama calls for calm

Aug 14th 2014, 9:26 PM 12,464 Views 75 Comments

The US president said while there is no excuse for violence against police, excessive force by officers could not be justified.

Ferguson teen shooting: Journalists arrested in McDonald's
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Ferguson teen shooting: Journalists arrested in McDonald's

Aug 14th 2014, 10:05 AM 17,447 Views 63 Comments

The two reporters were detained yesterday evening by police.

Teen shooting: Tear gas and smoke bombs used on protesters
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Teen shooting: Tear gas and smoke bombs used on protesters

Aug 14th 2014, 9:10 AM 8,667 Views 102 Comments

An unarmed teenager was shot and killed by a police officer in the town at the weekend.

Police in the US are being armed to the teeth — and it's terrifying
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Police in the US are being armed to the teeth — and it's terrifying

Aug 13th 2014, 3:15 PM 24,045 Views 127 Comments

‘Why does a town of 21,000 people need a police force more heavily armed than the mid-1980s Royal Ulster Constabulary?’

Chaos erupts in Missouri town after police shoot dead unarmed black man
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Chaos erupts in Missouri town after police shoot dead unarmed black man

Aug 11th 2014, 10:33 AM 22,991 Views 168 Comments

An emotional candlelit vigil turned into looting and rioting.

Baby girl dies after being left in hot car in 32 degree heat
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Baby girl dies after being left in hot car in 32 degree heat

Jul 26th 2014, 7:52 PM 80,616 Views 75 Comments

The foster parent who was looking after the child said he’d forgotten about her until something on TV jogged his memory.

US executes man who killed a farming couple in 1993
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US executes man who killed a farming couple in 1993

Apr 23rd 2014, 8:09 PM 29,928 Views 168 Comments

The bodies of the couple were not discovered until a year after the murder.

5 ways Twitter is damaging your love life
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# Antisocial Media

5 ways Twitter is damaging your love life

Apr 9th 2014, 10:16 AM 2,542 Views 1 Comment

First Twitter, then divorce.

Bar gets legal letter from Starbucks, sends very sarcastic response
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# Frappucino

Bar gets legal letter from Starbucks, sends very sarcastic response

Jan 1st 2014, 11:33 AM 8,840 Views 3 Comments

Good answer, bar. Good answer.

Man who shot porn mogul Larry Flynt given last-minute stay of execution
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Man who shot porn mogul Larry Flynt given last-minute stay of execution

Nov 20th 2013, 8:47 AM 20,976 Views 31 Comments

A judge in the US has questioned the use of the drug that was to be used to put the white supremacist serial killer to death.

Check out the terrifying view from the world's tallest water slide
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# Vertigo

Check out the terrifying view from the world's tallest water slide

Nov 20th 2013, 7:59 AM 4,329 Views 2 Comments

HOLY SMOKES.

Hey lazybones, good news: scientists say laziness could be genetic
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Hey lazybones, good news: scientists say laziness could be genetic

Apr 13th 2013, 8:45 AM 6,781 Views 25 Comments

It’s not you, it’s your genes…

Snapshot: Missouri mascot Truman the Tiger 'pictured hitting a bong'
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Snapshot: Missouri mascot Truman the Tiger 'pictured hitting a bong'

Feb 21st 2013, 12:02 PM 805 Views 1 Comment

Will he ever change his stripes?

Irish-American jackpot winners may return to Irish roots
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Irish-American jackpot winners may return to Irish roots

Dec 2nd 2012, 12:59 PM 15,371 Views 21 Comments

The couple who won $293 million have said they would like to visit Ireland. Meanwhile, the second Powerball winner may have been found…

'Legitimate rape' controversy costs election for Senate hopeful
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'Legitimate rape' controversy costs election for Senate hopeful

Nov 7th 2012, 3:57 AM 5,481 Views 10 Comments

Todd Akin caused international furore when he said the female body could repel a pregnancy after a “legitimate rape”.

Mitt Romney says Todd Akin should drop out of Senate race
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Mitt Romney says Todd Akin should drop out of Senate race

Aug 22nd 2012, 9:38 AM 2,662 Views 17 Comments

The Missouri congressman and US senate hopeful is under pressure after comments he made about “legitimate rape”.

Congressman asks for forgiveness in TV ad after rape comments
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Congressman asks for forgiveness in TV ad after rape comments

Aug 21st 2012, 11:00 AM 7,388 Views 47 Comments

Senate hopeful Todd Akin has apologised for his comments at the weekend but President Barack Obama has now waded into the row.

US congressman says 'legitimate rape' rarely leads to pregnancy
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US congressman says 'legitimate rape' rarely leads to pregnancy

Aug 20th 2012, 8:41 AM 12,375 Views 122 Comments

Missouri congressman and US senate hopeful Todd Akin later said he “misspoke” in the interview in which he made the controversial comments.

US mosque burns to ground in suspected arson attack
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US mosque burns to ground in suspected arson attack

Aug 6th 2012, 8:31 PM 11,788 Views 41 Comments

“We hope these are isolated events, but suddenly they have become more regular and bolder.”

Woman arrested after locking malnourished daughter, 10, in closet
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Woman arrested after locking malnourished daughter, 10, in closet

Jun 24th 2012, 3:16 PM 8,795 Views 16 Comments

US authorities say the 29-year-old woman faces charges of assault, child abuse and endangerment.

One dead and dozens injured as heavy winds tear through beer tent in St Louis
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One dead and dozens injured as heavy winds tear through beer tent in St Louis

Apr 29th 2012, 11:27 AM 2,763 Views 0 Comments

‘All hell broke loose’ as heavy gusts and lightning strikes led to multiple injuries for sports bar patrons in Missouri.

Is Ron Paul quietly winning the Missouri caucuses?
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Is Ron Paul quietly winning the Missouri caucuses?

Mar 23rd 2012, 7:49 AM 1,825 Views 17 Comments

Missouri has nearly as many delegates as Illinois – and Ron Paul may be doing enough to take the majority of them.

Santorum campaign reborn as he beats Romney to take caucuses
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Santorum campaign reborn as he beats Romney to take caucuses

Feb 8th 2012, 7:41 AM 1,778 Views 18 Comments

“Conservatism is alive and well in Missouri and Minnesota.”

WATCH: Player ejected after awesome slam dunk
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WATCH: Player ejected after awesome slam dunk

Jan 26th 2012, 11:11 AM 1,337 Views 0 Comments

You wouldn’t see it in the GAA…

US woman sues clinic over 'implanted memories' claim
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US woman sues clinic over 'implanted memories' claim

Dec 3rd 2011, 10:40 AM 3,665 Views 1 Comment

The 31-year-old claims that therapists made her believe she had participated in Satanic rituals and suffered sexual abuse through hypnosis.

Passengers stranded on Greyhound bus for 8 hours
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Passengers stranded on Greyhound bus for 8 hours

Nov 24th 2011, 11:57 AM 4,003 Views 9 Comments

A bus driver abandoned her vehicle for eight hours, leaving 45 passengers stranded at a petrol station in Missouri.

Missouri man tracks down stolen car... nicked in 1995
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Missouri man tracks down stolen car... nicked in 1995

Oct 23rd 2011, 2:10 PM 773 Views 3 Comments

Keep the faith: Edward Neeley had his classic Chevy Camaro stolen 16 years ago, but was reunited with it after spotting it online.

US judge blocks law limiting Facebook chats between students and teachers
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US judge blocks law limiting Facebook chats between students and teachers

Aug 27th 2011, 2:34 PM 401 Views 3 Comments

The law prohibited private social networking between teachers and students, but the judge said it would have a “chilling effect” on freedom of speech.

Survivors of devastating US tornado facing new threat: a rare and deadly fungus
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Survivors of devastating US tornado facing new threat: a rare and deadly fungus

Jun 11th 2011, 3:50 PM 320 Views 1 Comment

The unusually aggressive infection is very rare but can prove fatal and is believed to have been a factor in the deaths of three people in Joplin, Missouri.

Obama to visit tornado hit Joplin, Missouri as death toll stands at 139
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Obama to visit tornado hit Joplin, Missouri as death toll stands at 139

May 29th 2011, 1:01 PM 166 Views 0 Comments

Officials say that a further 100 people are still missing as Obama swaps European diplomacy for a role as “healer-in-chief” for the devastated city.

116 confirmed dead in US after tornado strikes Missouri with ‘apocalyptic force’
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116 confirmed dead in US after tornado strikes Missouri with ‘apocalyptic force’

May 23rd 2011, 9:44 PM 740 Views 0 Comments

Officials still optimistic that lives can be saved as emergency services continue to search the storm-struck city of Joplin for survivors.

US army blows up river levee to save town from flooding
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US army blows up river levee to save town from flooding

May 3rd 2011, 2:05 PM 825 Views 0 Comments

Army engineers have blown holes into the walls of the levee, flooding thousands of acres of farmland in a bid to prevent further flood pressure on the Illinois town, Cairo.

St Louis airport closed 'indefinitely' after tornado destruction
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St Louis airport closed 'indefinitely' after tornado destruction

Apr 23rd 2011, 2:55 PM 793 Views 0 Comments

The roof is lifted off one concourse and thousands of windows are shattered, but miraculously only four people are injured.