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Dublin: 4 °C Friday 13 December, 2019

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From TheJournal.ie Storm Barry is now a hurricane, as it hurtles towards Louisiana's coast Emergency

Storm Barry is now a hurricane, as it hurtles towards Louisiana's coast

The Mississippi River is currently at 17 feet – just below flood range.

From TheJournal.ie Legendary New Orleans blues pianist Dr John dies at 77 RIP

Legendary New Orleans blues pianist Dr John dies at 77

The Grammy award winning musician has been described today as a “radiant singer, songwriter, and pianist”.

From TheJournal.ie What can Irish cities learn from the response to drug use in New Orleans? Opinion

What can Irish cities learn from the response to drug use in New Orleans?

There is an increasing recognition by police services that drug use is not a policing matter, but requires a health led response, writes Tony Duffin

From TheJournal.ie Police search for two gunmen who killed three people in New Orleans French Quarter

Police search for two gunmen who killed three people in New Orleans

Seven other people were wounded.

From TheJournal.ie Trump visits disaster zone battered by Hurricane Harvey Texas This post contains videos

Trump visits disaster zone battered by Hurricane Harvey

“It’s historic, it’s epic, but I tell you, it happened in Texas — and Texas can handle anything.”

From TheJournal.ie After a year under wraps, an Irish startup backed by heavy-hitters is ready to unseat LinkedIn Startups

After a year under wraps, an Irish startup backed by heavy-hitters is ready to unseat LinkedIn

Eamon Leonard has unveiled Cohort – an app that makes it easier to ask for a favour.

From TheJournal.ie 'A blatant affront to American values': New Orleans removes Confederate monument White Supremacy

'A blatant affront to American values': New Orleans removes Confederate monument

The city mayor said this move sends a message that New Orleans celebrates its diversity, inclusion and tolerance.

From TheJournal.ie Man who shot dead NFL hero over a traffic dispute gets 'lenient' 25-year sentence Will Smith

Man who shot dead NFL hero over a traffic dispute gets 'lenient' 25-year sentence

Will Smith played for the New Orleans team that won the Super Bowl in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.

From TheJournal.ie 28 injured after truck ploughs into New Orleans Mardi Gras parade Drunk Driver

28 injured after truck ploughs into New Orleans Mardi Gras parade

The age of the victims ranged from a four-year old child who was in stable condition, to people in their 30s or 40s.

From TheJournal.ie One killed and nine injured in New Orleans shooting French Quarter

One killed and nine injured in New Orleans shooting

The man died of gunshot wounds, while two women and seven men were injured.

From TheJournal.ie US flight makes emergency landing after engine breaks apart Southwest Airlines

US flight makes emergency landing after engine breaks apart

The plane was taken out of service after landing safely in Florida.

From TheJournal.ie State of emergency declared in Louisiana after floods endanger thousands Louisiana

State of emergency declared in Louisiana after floods endanger thousands

Over 20,000 people and hundreds of pets have been rescued from the floods so far.

From TheJournal.ie Super Bowl-winning former NFL player shot dead in road rage incident Will Smith

Super Bowl-winning former NFL player shot dead in road rage incident

Will Smith, who played for the New Orleans Saints, was shot and killed yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie US tycoon Robert Durst pleads guilty to weapon charges, paving way for murder trial The Jinx

US tycoon Robert Durst pleads guilty to weapon charges, paving way for murder trial

Durst (71) was charged in Los Angeles last year with murder for the 2000 death of a friend.

From TheJournal.ie At least 16 injured in shooting at New Orleans playground United States

At least 16 injured in shooting at New Orleans playground

As many as 500 people were in the park at the time.

From TheJournal.ie PHOTOS: These then-and-now images show Hurricane Katrina's devastation Ten Years Later

PHOTOS: These then-and-now images show Hurricane Katrina's devastation

It all happened 10 years ago, this week.

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 The42 This dunk machine is the proud new owner of a record $145 million, 5-year NBA contract EYEBROW-RAISING

This dunk machine is the proud new owner of a record $145 million, 5-year NBA contract

The 22-year-old’s jackpot day is a sign of things to come.

From TheJournal.ie Violent storm blows train off elevated bridge Train In Pain

Violent storm blows train off elevated bridge

Miraculously, nobody was hurt.

From TheJournal.ie Man armed with wasp spray and machete shot by police at airport New Orleans

Man armed with wasp spray and machete shot by police at airport

One passenger was injured with a graze on the arm during the incident.

From TheJournal.ie Garda shot in New Orleans thanks Irish community for kind messages of support On The Mend

Garda shot in New Orleans thanks Irish community for kind messages of support

Garda Brian Hanrahan was on holidays when he was shot several times.

From TheJournal.ie Garda shot in New Orleans is 'on the mend' Good News

Garda shot in New Orleans is 'on the mend'

Brian Hanrahan is waiting for doctors to allow him to fly home.

From TheJournal.ie Two brothers arrested over shooting of garda in New Orleans Detained

Two brothers arrested over shooting of garda in New Orleans

Garda Brian Hanrahan was shot several times after refusing to hand over cash in an attempted mugging.

From TheJournal.ie New Orleans police release sketches of men suspected of shooting off-duty garda Shooting

New Orleans police release sketches of men suspected of shooting off-duty garda

Brian Hanrahan was shot in the lower back and leg after refusing to hand over cash in an attempted mugging.

From TheJournal.ie Today's top stories in 6 seconds Lunch Fix

Today's top stories in 6 seconds

Don’t have time to mull over the news? Here’s everything you need to know.

From TheJournal.ie Off-duty garda shot in attempted mugging in New Orleans Intensive Care

Off-duty garda shot in attempted mugging in New Orleans

He’s now being treated for his wounds in hospital.

From TheJournal.ie $125-a-ticket Famine Commemoration Gala dinner will be a "sombre, respectful" affair New Orleans

$125-a-ticket Famine Commemoration Gala dinner will be a "sombre, respectful" affair

The event is taking place in New Orleans in November.

From The42 I'm not a child abuser, says reinstated NFL star Adrian Peterson Statement

I'm not a child abuser, says reinstated NFL star Adrian Peterson

After being charged with injuring his four-year old son with the branch of a tree, the player could feature in the Minnesota Vikings’ next game.

Groupon is offering Irish users the chance to meet Brad Pitt for €18k

Forget your €10 iPhone speakers. This is extreme Groupon-ing.

From TheJournal.ie Mardi Gras in New Orleans a century ago was still a wild party Fat Tuesday

Mardi Gras in New Orleans a century ago was still a wild party

Give or take a few strings of beads.

College friends discover they're half-sisters through sperm donor

They both bought the same jacket without realising it! Sisters.

From TheJournal.ie Here's how New Orleans musicians protested against proposed noise laws Protest

Here's how New Orleans musicians protested against proposed noise laws

A proposed noise ordinance has led to a petition set up by musicians.

From TheJournal.ie Frontierland: Early photos of major US cities Wild West

Frontierland: Early photos of major US cities

Some already hold the shape of the cities they would become – some are a little grittier.

From TheJournal.ie Heavy coffee drinkers beware: new study shows it could shorten your life Coffee Lovers

Heavy coffee drinkers beware: new study shows it could shorten your life

People under the age of 55 who drink four or more cups of coffee a day might have a shorter life, says new study.

What is twerking and why is everyone talking about it?

Let us explain twerking for you because we know you’ve been wondering.

From TheJournal.ie New Orleans: 19 confirmed injured following parade shooting New Orleans

New Orleans: 19 confirmed injured following parade shooting

Unknown gunmen opened fire during an early afternoon parade in New Orleans yesterday, injuring 17 adults and two 10-year-olds.

From TheJournal.ie 12 people, including a child, shot at New Orleans' Mothers Day parade Louisiana

12 people, including a child, shot at New Orleans' Mothers Day parade

Up to 400 people were participating in the parade at the time; three people were seen running from the scene.

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