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From TheJournal.ie Two killed and 29 injured as 'devastating' tornado tears through US mobile home park Oklahoma

Two killed and 29 injured as 'devastating' tornado tears through US mobile home park

The tornado struck El Reno, near Oklahoma City, on Saturday night.

From TheJournal.ie Oklahoma window cleaners rescued from lift 'swinging violently' above 50-floor skyscraper Oklahoma City This post contains videos

Oklahoma window cleaners rescued from lift 'swinging violently' above 50-floor skyscraper

The basket smashed several windows before being stabilised by firefighters.

From TheJournal.ie Fans injured during storm at Backstreet Boys concert Oklahoma

Fans injured during storm at Backstreet Boys concert

WinStar World Casino and Resort said about 150 patrons did not evacuate when the storm hit with 128 kph winds.

From TheJournal.ie Oklahoma passes law allowing adoption agencies deny children to LGBT families on religious grounds Adoption

Oklahoma passes law allowing adoption agencies deny children to LGBT families on religious grounds

It’s similar to laws in at least five other states.

From TheJournal.ie Varadkar thanks Choctaw Nation for support during Famine, announces scholarship programme Oklahoma

Varadkar thanks Choctaw Nation for support during Famine, announces scholarship programme

The Taoiseach met members of the Native American community in Oklahoma today.

From TheJournal.ie Varadkar to thank Choctaw Nation for support during Famine Oklahoma

Varadkar to thank Choctaw Nation for support during Famine

The Taoiseach is travelling to the US next week.

From TheJournal.ie White police officer acquitted of murder of unarmed black man in Oklahoma Tulsa

White police officer acquitted of murder of unarmed black man in Oklahoma

Betty Shelby had claimed she shot unarmed Terence Crutcher in self-defence.

From TheJournal.ie Oklahoma residents armed with machine guns to be allowed hunt pigs from helicopters USA! USA! USA!

Oklahoma residents armed with machine guns to be allowed hunt pigs from helicopters

Texas and Louisiana already allow private contractors to hunt feral swine.

From TheJournal.ie First Irish monastery established in Meath since Henry VIII banned them Monastic Fantastic

First Irish monastery established in Meath since Henry VIII banned them

The Reformation king had suppressed “lower monasteries” in the 16th century.

From TheJournal.ie White police officer who fatally shot unarmed black man charged with first-degree manslaughter Oklahoma

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Video shows unarmed black man shot dead by police officer Oklahoma

Video shows unarmed black man shot dead by police officer

Terence Crutcher was shot by a police officer on Friday.

From The42 That's why they're champions! Curry too hot to handle as Warriors complete stunning comeback against OKC Gsw This post contains videos

That's why they're champions! Curry too hot to handle as Warriors complete stunning comeback against OKC

The MVP’s 36 points sets up a rematch with LeBron James’ Cavaliers in the NBA Finals.

From TheJournal.ie US governor blocks law which would have seen doctors jailed for performing abortions Oklahoma

US governor blocks law which would have seen doctors jailed for performing abortions

The veto comes just 24 hours after lawmakers passed the legislation.

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested after grandmother and her husband decapitated in creche Oklahoma

Man arrested after grandmother and her husband decapitated in creche

None of the children witnessed the incident.

From TheJournal.ie Former US police officer gets 263-year jail sentence for raping and sexually assaulting black women Oklahoma

Former US police officer gets 263-year jail sentence for raping and sexually assaulting black women

“This is not a law-enforcement officer that committed these crimes. This is a rapist who masqueraded as a law-enforcement officer.”

From TheJournal.ie US mother receives huge reaction over incredible post-fire interview Oklahoma

US mother receives huge reaction over incredible post-fire interview

The clip, which was aired on News On 6, has been viewed millions of times.

From TheJournal.ie Judge rules man fit to stand to trial over horrific beheading of workmate Oklahoma

Judge rules man fit to stand to trial over horrific beheading of workmate

Alton Nolen is accused of beheading an administrator at the food plant where he had just been suspended.

From TheJournal.ie Man is unhappy with bill, drives truck through hotel lobby Oklahoma
From TheJournal.ie White ex-policeman found guilty of sexually assaulting eight black women Oklahoma

White ex-policeman found guilty of sexually assaulting eight black women

Former Oklahoma City police officer Daniel Holtzclaw was found guilty of multiple counts of rape and sexual assault.

From TheJournal.ie Four dead and 44 injured after car strikes US homecoming parade crowd Oklahoma

Four dead and 44 injured after car strikes US homecoming parade crowd

A two-year-old boy is among the dead.

From TheJournal.ie Execution postponed after the wrong lethal injection drug was sent to prison Stay Of Execution

Execution postponed after the wrong lethal injection drug was sent to prison

Richard Glossip claims he’s innocent.

From TheJournal.ie This man's execution has been put on hold at the last minute as new evidence emerges Dead Man Walking

This man's execution has been put on hold at the last minute as new evidence emerges

The court said it granted the request “in order for this court to give fair consideration” to his claims.

From TheJournal.ie Susan Sarandon is trying to save this man from the death penalty. Here's why... Dead Man Walking

Susan Sarandon is trying to save this man from the death penalty. Here's why...

Richard Glossip was convicted of murder after the man who confessed to the crime claimed Glossip hired him to do it.

From TheJournal.ie Parents and three children from the same family stabbed to death Oklahoma

Parents and three children from the same family stabbed to death

“I feel so bad for everyone who walks into that house. You can see it in the faces…”

From TheJournal.ie Oklahoma man guilty of killing his stepfather with an 'atomic wedgie' Pottawatomie County

Oklahoma man guilty of killing his stepfather with an 'atomic wedgie'

The man died after his underpants were pulled up and over his head during a fight in his trailer.

From TheJournal.ie WATCH: What it's like inside a super-powerful tornado Oklahoma
From TheJournal.ie Survivors remember the Oklahoma City bombing, 20 years ago today Two Decades Later

Survivors remember the Oklahoma City bombing, 20 years ago today

9.02 am, Wednesday 19 April, 1995.

From TheJournal.ie Video shows police officer shooting man dead after mistaking his gun for his taser Police Shooting

Video shows police officer shooting man dead after mistaking his gun for his taser

The 73-year-old reserve who shot the man immediately apologises.

From TheJournal.ie 'Our son is a good boy, but this video is disgusting': Students apologise for racist frat chant Oklahoma

'Our son is a good boy, but this video is disgusting': Students apologise for racist frat chant

One of the students involved has left the university.

From TheJournal.ie Fraternity ordered off US college campus over 'intolerable' racist chant N-word

Fraternity ordered off US college campus over 'intolerable' racist chant

Young men in tuxedos can be seen chanting the ‘N-word’ in the clip.

From TheJournal.ie Slow botched execution of Oklahoma murderer ruled constitutional by US court Clayton Lockett

Slow botched execution of Oklahoma murderer ruled constitutional by US court

Lawyers had argued that the execution of Clayton Lockett was “prolonged and agonising”

From The42 Now Kevin Durant can do 'the Dirk Nowitzki shot' he's virtually unstoppable Fadeaway

Now Kevin Durant can do 'the Dirk Nowitzki shot' he's virtually unstoppable

And KD is planning on taking much more from the German’s repertoire.

From TheJournal.ie Executioners in Oklahoma's botched execution couldn't inject the needle properly Death Penalty

Executioners in Oklahoma's botched execution couldn't inject the needle properly

They injected Clayton Lockett in the flesh instead of the vein and he died of a heart attack 45 minutes later.

From TheJournal.ie An American company is now selling a bulletproof blanket to kids Bodyguard Blanket

An American company is now selling a bulletproof blanket to kids

The product has gone on sale with various warning about crazed gunmen and Mother Nature.

From TheJournal.ie White House says botched execution wasn't humane, but maintains support for death penalty Clayton Lockett

White House says botched execution wasn't humane, but maintains support for death penalty

President Barack Obama believes the death penalty doesn’t deter crime, but still supports it in some cases.

From The42 Another dramatic finish as Memphis take lead over OKC while Clippers win on historic day Game 5

Another dramatic finish as Memphis take lead over OKC while Clippers win on historic day

But Benny The Bull couldn’t stop Washington advancing past Chicago and into the second round.

From TheJournal.ie US inmate 'tortured' in botched execution Oklahoma

US inmate 'tortured' in botched execution

Clayton Lockett died after a massive heart attack yesterday, 40 minutes into the execution.

From TheJournal.ie The first 'double execution' in the US for 14 years will be carried out on Tuesday Death Penalty

The first 'double execution' in the US for 14 years will be carried out on Tuesday

The move comes as a court ruled that Clayton Lockett and Charles Warner are not entitled to know the source of the drugs that will be used to kill them.

This group want to build a large Satan statue in a US city

It’s one hell of a plan. Ahem.

From The42 Russell Westbrook drops three-point game-winner with 0.1 seconds to spare Give Thanks This post contains videos

Russell Westbrook drops three-point game-winner with 0.1 seconds to spare

The Oklahoma Thunders point guard held his nerve with a late, late swish.

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