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From TheJournal.ie A 29-year-old woman explains why she's planned her death - next month Right To Die

A 29-year-old woman explains why she's planned her death - next month

“I don’t want to die. But I am dying. And I want to die on my own terms.”

From TheJournal.ie 9-year-old girl dies after sand hole collapse at US beach Oregon

9-year-old girl dies after sand hole collapse at US beach

The young girl was digging a hole between three and five feet deep when the sand collapsed, according to local officials.

From The42 This top NFL prospect will 'study' only golf and yoga in his final year in college Handy Number
From TheJournal.ie Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Everyone’s talking about bugging at GSOC offices, mother and baby homes and cigarette packaging.

From TheJournal.ie Gunman kills student during school shooting Portland

Gunman kills student during school shooting

Students were told there was a lockdown and to go to their classrooms. They were later evacuated from the school.

From TheJournal.ie Police care for 'very well behaved' baby bear Cute

Police care for 'very well behaved' baby bear

She may be cute…but police still scolded a teenage boy for lifting her – as she still posed a danger to him.

Teenage eejit pees in reservoir... so city flushes 38million gallons of water

It wasn’t a good day for Portland, Oregon.

Runner suffers utterly mortifying fate on live TV report

*digs hole in ground, jumps in*

Couple attempt to tip their waitress with some crystal meth

At least they remembered to tip?

The best 'maverick goat' headline you'll ever see

He defeated an entire police patrol.

From TheJournal.ie Scientists find your brain spots grammar mistakes – even when you’re not aware Thanks Brain
From The42 VIDEO: The rarest play in American football happened last night Fiesta Bowl This post contains videos

VIDEO: The rarest play in American football happened last night

Apparently, there hasn’t been a one-point safety in college football for eight years.

From TheJournal.ie Gunman kills two at random shooting in Oregon shopping centre US Shooting

Gunman kills two at random shooting in Oregon shopping centre

The shooter seemed to be targeting anyone who was in his line of sight.

From The42 Floyd Mayweather Jr won $1 million on a college football game KO

Floyd Mayweather Jr won $1 million on a college football game

He never seems to tell us when he loses does he?

From TheJournal.ie Expenses, insurance and fire engines: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

Expenses, insurance and fire engines: The week in numbers

Which Irish county has the fewest same-sex civil partners? And how many times could Facebook fill Croke Park?

From TheJournal.ie Oregon farmer, 69, ‘eaten by his own pigs’ Hungry Pigs

Oregon farmer, 69, ‘eaten by his own pigs’

It’s thought that Terry Garner, 69, may have had a medical emergency before collapsing and being eaten.

From TheJournal.ie Japanese dock washes up in Oregon a year after tsunami Tsunami This post contains images

Japanese dock washes up in Oregon a year after tsunami

The dock’s appearance on the shore was a sobering reminder of the impact of the devastating tsunami, which hit Japan in March 2011.

From TheJournal.ie Massive investment planned for Intel's Leixlip plant Chips

Massive investment planned for Intel's Leixlip plant

CEO Paul Otellini hinted at the expansion during an investor meeting earlier this month.

Matt Groening reveals true location of Simpsons' Springfield

To mark the 25th anniversary of their first TV appearance, Matt Groening finally reveals the TV family’s true homeplace…

Fugitive caught after phoning sheriff for assistance US

Fugitive caught after phoning sheriff for assistance

The unlucky motorist was wanted for violating parole on a murder and escape conviction in Georgia when he ran out of petrol – and called for roadside assistance.

From TheJournal.ie Mushroom pickers rescued after six days in Oregon forest Rescued

Mushroom pickers rescued after six days in Oregon forest

The three family members later said they could see search helicopters overhead, but were unable to signal to them.

From TheJournal.ie Two of US serial killer's 'victims' turn up alive after 30 years Alive

Two of US serial killer's 'victims' turn up alive after 30 years

John Wayne Gacy, executed in 1994 after his conviction for murdering 33 young men, was America’s worst serial killer.

From TheJournal.ie Stalin's daughter who defected to the US dies aged 85 Stalin

Stalin's daughter who defected to the US dies aged 85

Lana Peters, as she became known, defected to the US in 1967 at the height of Cold War tensions.

Man arrested after falling through attic while hiding from police

Police in Oregon say officers were about to leave the premises when the suspect fell through the ceiling – and into their hands.

Man breaks into home to watch TV

Jason Leon Bastrom faces charges of criminal trespass after he entered a house through an unlocked door, sat down, and watched TV.

US woman goes to the dentist for surgery, wakes up with an Irish accent BEGORRAH This post contains videos

US woman goes to the dentist for surgery, wakes up with an Irish accent

Karen Butler’s Irish accent is also interpreted as English, Scottish, Australian and Transylvanian. She claims to suffer from a rare disorder called Foreign Accent Syndrome.

From TheJournal.ie Mother "shocked" to learn sons had been kept caged by their father Sad

Mother "shocked" to learn sons had been kept caged by their father

US woman says she had no idea the sons she hadn’t seen in a year were being kept caged in a darkened room by their dad.

Some US teen boot camps shut under hail of online criticism

Lap dancing ‘therapy’, sleep deprivation and physical abuse uncovered at some of America’s programmes for troubled teens.

The worst criminal ever? Man breaks into house then calls the police Bad Criminal This post contains videos

The worst criminal ever? Man breaks into house then calls the police

Police in the US later said the man may have mental health issues.