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Killers of Limerick man Jason Corbett could be freed from prison today
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Killers of Limerick man Jason Corbett could be freed from prison today

Apr 7th 2021, 7:06 AM 30,120 Views 0 Comments

The pair were granted a retrial earlier this year.

Jason Corbett's family 'devastated' after learning killers could be released from prison this week
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Jason Corbett's family 'devastated' after learning killers could be released from prison this week

Apr 1st 2021, 7:31 AM 43,632 Views 0 Comments

The 39-year-old Limerick man was murdered while he slept in 2015.

North Carolina university switches to virtual classes after dozens of students test positive for Covid-19
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North Carolina university switches to virtual classes after dozens of students test positive for Covid-19

Aug 18th 2020, 9:00 AM 16,073 Views 7 Comments

Some 177 tested positive while a further 349 were also placed in quarantine.

Jim Herman captures third career US PGA title, Shane Lowry finishes nine shots behind
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Jim Herman captures third career US PGA title, Shane Lowry finishes nine shots behind

Aug 16th 2020, 11:59 PM 6,700 Views 3 Comments

Irish golfer Seamus Power also had a creditable final day, with a 66 leaving him on 10 under.

Hurricane Isaias arrives in North Carolina with 85mph winds
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Hurricane Isaias arrives in North Carolina with 85mph winds

Aug 4th 2020, 6:56 AM 12,195 Views 3 Comments

Isaias killed two people in the Caribbean and struck the Bahamas.

US attorney general to appeal decision to grant Jason Corbett killers a re-trial
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US attorney general to appeal decision to grant Jason Corbett killers a re-trial

Feb 21st 2020, 10:52 PM 30,692 Views 0 Comments

The 39 year-old was murdered in his US home in August 2015.

Hurrican Dorian: Death toll rises as Bahamas faces 'devastation'
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Hurrican Dorian: Death toll rises as Bahamas faces 'devastation'

Sep 6th 2019, 7:38 AM 15,170 Views 6 Comments

The storm is weakening as it moves onto the North Carolina coast.

Hurricane Dorian strengthens to 'catastrophic' Category 5 as it heads for Bahamas
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Hurricane Dorian strengthens to 'catastrophic' Category 5 as it heads for Bahamas

Updated Sep 1st 2019, 2:23 PM 27,188 Views 17 Comments

Prime Minister Hubert Minis has warned residents of the Bahamas they could face serious harm if they do not evacuate.

Cavan star Maguire seals second professional win to close in on full tour card
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Cavan star Maguire seals second professional win to close in on full tour card

May 18th 2019, 4:52 PM 7,649 Views 4 Comments

The 24-year-old clinched a five-stroke victory in North Carolina.

Hero US college student 'saved lives' by tackling gunman before he was killed
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Hero US college student 'saved lives' by tackling gunman before he was killed

May 1st 2019, 10:41 PM 35,953 Views 16 Comments

Police have no motive for yesterday’s shooting.

Two people killed and four injured in shooting at US university
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Two people killed and four injured in shooting at US university

May 1st 2019, 7:27 AM 15,126 Views 5 Comments

Shots were reported on campus shortly before 6:00pm yesterday evening.

Molly and Tom Martens appeal hears evidence excluded from trial supported self-defence claim
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Molly and Tom Martens appeal hears evidence excluded from trial supported self-defence claim

Updated Jan 31st 2019, 9:43 PM 42,486 Views 0 Comments

The father and daughter are now serving 20 years to 25 years in prison.

Lion kills young worker in US conservation park
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Lion kills young worker in US conservation park

Dec 31st 2018, 10:12 AM 24,076 Views 21 Comments

Alexandra Black had spent just 10 days as an intern in the facility.

Disappointment for Ireland's Cian O'Connor at World Equestrian Games
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Disappointment for Ireland's Cian O'Connor at World Equestrian Games

Sep 23rd 2018, 5:51 PM 3,542 Views 1 Comment

The Dubliner just missed out on a top-12 spot that would have secured his passage to the final round.

Cian O'Connor inspires Ireland to world show jumping final
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Cian O'Connor inspires Ireland to world show jumping final

Sep 21st 2018, 12:35 AM 5,967 Views 7 Comments

Rodrigo Pessoa’s team are on course to secure qualification for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

Florence 'unloading epic amounts of rainfall' as it batters North Carolina
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Florence 'unloading epic amounts of rainfall' as it batters North Carolina

Updated Sep 15th 2018, 4:37 PM 29,851 Views 15 Comments

North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper called Florence an “uninvited brute” that will linger for some days yet.

Residents evacuated as 'monster' Hurricane Florence approaches US east coast
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Residents evacuated as 'monster' Hurricane Florence approaches US east coast

Sep 12th 2018, 7:17 AM 25,253 Views 29 Comments

Forecasts indicate that the storm will strengthen before making landfall later this week.

Mother arrested in US after video of infant smoking cigar goes viral online
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Mother arrested in US after video of infant smoking cigar goes viral online

Mar 22nd 2018, 9:58 AM 30,392 Views 32 Comments

The Raleigh Police Department has said that the child is now safe.

Lawyers for Molly Corbett and Thomas Martens claim jury misconduct in bid to quash murder convictions
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Lawyers for Molly Corbett and Thomas Martens claim jury misconduct in bid to quash murder convictions

Aug 26th 2017, 1:39 PM 15,973 Views 0 Comments

Members of the jury discussed the case in an inappropriate way on numerous occasions, the defence claims.

Protesters in North Carolina topple Confederate soldier statue
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Protesters in North Carolina topple Confederate soldier statue

Aug 15th 2017, 7:06 AM 30,236 Views 130 Comments

Activists in Durham brought a ladder up to the statue and used a rope to pull down the Confederate Soldiers Monument.

'It's been two years of a nightmare. My brother is still gone. It won't bring my brother back'
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'It's been two years of a nightmare. My brother is still gone. It won't bring my brother back'

Aug 10th 2017, 10:34 AM 27,554 Views 13 Comments

Jason Corbett’s brother said the people of Limerick had come together to support his family.

Guilty: Molly Corbett and Thomas Martens handed 20 to 25 year prison sentences
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Guilty: Molly Corbett and Thomas Martens handed 20 to 25 year prison sentences

Aug 9th 2017, 7:45 PM 163,967 Views 142 Comments

The jury returned its verdicts this afternoon after beginning deliberations yesterday.

Lawyer in Jason Corbett trial bangs bat against table to demonstrate force of impact
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Lawyer in Jason Corbett trial bangs bat against table to demonstrate force of impact

Aug 9th 2017, 8:11 AM 16,921 Views 0 Comments

The jury in the murder trial will continue deliberating today.

'End this nightmare and find him not guilty' - Court hears final arguments in Corbett murder trial
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'End this nightmare and find him not guilty' - Court hears final arguments in Corbett murder trial

Aug 8th 2017, 8:06 PM 23,662 Views 0 Comments

Jason Corbett’s wife Molly and his father-in-law Thomas Martens are charged with his murder.

Molly Corbett will not testify in her own defence on Jason Corbett murder charge
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Molly Corbett will not testify in her own defence on Jason Corbett murder charge

Aug 7th 2017, 8:19 PM 22,976 Views 0 Comments

The trial is approaching closing arguments.

Jason Corbett's sister tells trial he was 'homesick and lonely'
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Jason Corbett's sister tells trial he was 'homesick and lonely'

Aug 4th 2017, 7:25 AM 27,294 Views 0 Comments

Thomas Martens and Molly Martens Corbett have claimed they acted in self defence.

Blood spatter expert believes Jason Corbett's head hit wall, court hears
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Blood spatter expert believes Jason Corbett's head hit wall, court hears

Aug 2nd 2017, 7:30 AM 50,166 Views 0 Comments

Earlier, the trial heard that Corbett’s father-in-law said he hated him.

'She kept tugging at her neck, I asked her to stop' - Trial hears Molly Corbett showed no signs of injury
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'She kept tugging at her neck, I asked her to stop' - Trial hears Molly Corbett showed no signs of injury

Jul 28th 2017, 9:30 AM 44,639 Views 0 Comments

Several witnesses have testified that they saw no injuries on Molly Martens Corbett the night her husband Jason was killed in 2015.

Jason Corbett trial: Expert says only low level of 'sleeping pill' drug present in victim
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Jason Corbett trial: Expert says only low level of 'sleeping pill' drug present in victim

Jul 27th 2017, 1:18 PM 21,217 Views 0 Comments

Earlier in proceedings, a juror had to be briefly excused because a graphic image made her sick.

Jason Corbett had head injuries 'similar to a car crash or fall from great height'
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Jason Corbett had head injuries 'similar to a car crash or fall from great height'

Jul 26th 2017, 8:35 PM 17,829 Views 0 Comments

The trial was briefly delayed as one juror became ill while viewing photos of Jason’s injuries.

Traces of sleeping pill found in Jason Corbett's body, court hears
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Traces of sleeping pill found in Jason Corbett's body, court hears

Jul 26th 2017, 9:56 AM 31,819 Views 0 Comments

Thomas Michael Martens and Molly Martens Corbett are on trial for the murder of Jason Corbett in the US.

Trial of wife and father-in-law hears of extensive damage to skull of Irishman Jason Corbett
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Trial of wife and father-in-law hears of extensive damage to skull of Irishman Jason Corbett

Jul 25th 2017, 8:32 PM 21,629 Views 0 Comments

The trial officially began today.

Wife and father-in-law of Irishman Jason Corbett go on trial for his murder in North Carolina
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Wife and father-in-law of Irishman Jason Corbett go on trial for his murder in North Carolina

Jul 17th 2017, 9:25 PM 23,820 Views 0 Comments

A jury is being selected in Lexington.

This is why people are talking about North Carolina's 'bathroom law'
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This is why people are talking about North Carolina's 'bathroom law'

Dec 22nd 2016, 3:25 PM 14,866 Views 41 Comments

Lawmakers in the state have failed to repeal the controversial law, despite Democrats and Republicans earlier reaching an agreement on it.

Trump accuses "animals representing Clinton" of firebombing Republican offices
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Trump accuses "animals representing Clinton" of firebombing Republican offices

Oct 17th 2016, 6:50 AM 16,074 Views 64 Comments

The damage was reported by another business owner early yesterday morning.

Man shot dead in search for flood victims, as Hurricane Matthew's death toll mounts
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Man shot dead in search for flood victims, as Hurricane Matthew's death toll mounts

Oct 12th 2016, 8:12 AM 14,989 Views 5 Comments

The hurricane has now claimed 34 lives in the US as well over 500 lives in Haiti.

White police officer who fatally shot unarmed black man charged with first-degree manslaughter
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White police officer who fatally shot unarmed black man charged with first-degree manslaughter

Sep 22nd 2016, 10:16 PM 26,423 Views 131 Comments

Meanwhile, National Guard units have assembled ahead of another night of expected protest in Charlotte.

State of emergency as police fire tear gas in second night of violent protests in Charlotte
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State of emergency as police fire tear gas in second night of violent protests in Charlotte

Sep 22nd 2016, 7:29 AM 10,576 Views 84 Comments

Keith Lamont Scott, 43, was shot dead in an apartment carpark on Tuesday after an encounter with officers seeking a suspect.

Police injured after community protests the killing of a black man by officer
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Police injured after community protests the killing of a black man by officer

Sep 21st 2016, 8:20 AM 7,052 Views 116 Comments

Charlotte Mayor Jennifer Roberts appealed for calm.

'It was a simple decision, really - this place is going to get bigger and bigger'
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'It was a simple decision, really - this place is going to get bigger and bigger'

Sep 4th 2016, 8:00 AM 22,785 Views 4 Comments

Former Cork City winger Liam Kearney moved to North Carolina earlier this year to begin his coaching career.

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