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One man arrested as police in Philadelphia investigate planned attack at election count centre
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One man arrested as police in Philadelphia investigate planned attack at election count centre

Nov 6th 2020, 9:30 AM 27,365 Views 67 Comments

Police received a tip that an armed group had driven to Philadelphia to carry out an attack.

Family of police shooting victim were seeking help for mental health crisis
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Family of police shooting victim were seeking help for mental health crisis

Oct 28th 2020, 7:08 AM 24,446 Views 41 Comments

The two officers each fired at least seven rounds – at least 14 total shots – at Mr Wallace.

Protests flare in Philadelphia after police kill black man
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Protests flare in Philadelphia after police kill black man

Oct 27th 2020, 9:12 PM 32,764 Views 71 Comments

A man named as 27-year-old Walter Wallace died after a confrontation with officers yesterday.

Philadelphia Flyers mascot Gritty accused of punching 13-year-old boy
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Philadelphia Flyers mascot Gritty accused of punching 13-year-old boy

Jan 23rd 2020, 9:37 AM 5,289 Views 13 Comments

Gritty has yet to comment.

Ikea to pay family over €40 million after 2-year-old boy killed by falling dresser
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Ikea to pay family over €40 million after 2-year-old boy killed by falling dresser

Jan 7th 2020, 3:30 PM 63,683 Views 48 Comments

Jozef Dudek died in 2017 of his injuries after a recalled dresser tipped over onto him.

Irishman detained in the US told to leave the country by Friday or face prison
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Irishman detained in the US told to leave the country by Friday or face prison

Jul 17th 2019, 11:31 AM 44,910 Views 122 Comments

He has until Friday to sign paperwork allowing him to leave the US but banning him from re-entering for five years.

Joel Embiid sparks 76ers to NBA playoff win after two ejected
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Joel Embiid sparks 76ers to NBA playoff win after two ejected

Apr 21st 2019, 9:51 AM 3,521 Views 0 Comments

The 76ers star returned from injury to score a game-high 31 points and grab 16 rebounds.

Late, late drama as Philadelphia edge heartbroken Bears at the death in playoff thriller
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Late, late drama as Philadelphia edge heartbroken Bears at the death in playoff thriller

Jan 7th 2019, 8:00 AM 5,762 Views 10 Comments

It came right down to the wire in Chicago.

Seattle Seahawks seal playoff spot, halt Chiefs' AFC West title bid
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Seattle Seahawks seal playoff spot, halt Chiefs' AFC West title bid

Dec 24th 2018, 9:30 AM 3,703 Views 1 Comment

Four NFL playoff berths were claimed on Sunday, with three remaining.

Plane carrying Melania Trump forced to turn around after cabin fills with smoke
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Plane carrying Melania Trump forced to turn around after cabin fills with smoke

Oct 17th 2018, 4:05 PM 18,793 Views 16 Comments

Trump was on her way to visit a Philadelphia hospital at the time of the incident.

US couple ordered to give homeless man what's left of $400k they raised for him
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US couple ordered to give homeless man what's left of $400k they raised for him

Aug 31st 2018, 7:54 PM 72,042 Views 44 Comments

The homeless man had helped the couple pay for fuel for their car when they were left stranded one night.

76ers boss resigns after report he was behind numerous Twitter accounts criticising his players
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76ers boss resigns after report he was behind numerous Twitter accounts criticising his players

Jun 7th 2018, 6:33 PM 4,051 Views 6 Comments

The accounts also revealed sensitive information about the physical state of certain players.

Black men arrested at Starbucks settle case for $1 - and a $200k youth programme
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Black men arrested at Starbucks settle case for $1 - and a $200k youth programme

May 2nd 2018, 6:53 PM 39,192 Views 126 Comments

The entrepreneur programme will be for Philadelphia public high school students.

Southwest Airlines engine explosion linked to similar accident in 2016
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Southwest Airlines engine explosion linked to similar accident in 2016

Apr 19th 2018, 3:47 PM 19,818 Views 34 Comments

A Southwest Airlines plane was forced into an emergency landing on Tuesday after one of its engines exploded.

Starbucks CEO apologises after two black men arrested in café while waiting for a friend
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Starbucks CEO apologises after two black men arrested in café while waiting for a friend

Apr 16th 2018, 8:29 AM 39,540 Views 105 Comments

A video of the incident on Twitter was viewed millions of times.

Bill Cosby retrial struggles to find jurors who haven't already made up their minds
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Bill Cosby retrial struggles to find jurors who haven't already made up their minds

Apr 3rd 2018, 8:45 AM 13,620 Views 0 Comments

Veteran lawyers and jury consultants say #MeToo movement could cut both ways for Cosby.

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Woman sets up fund for homeless man who bought her petrol - donations pass €300,000

Nov 25th 2017, 11:00 AM 54,004 Views 54 Comments

“I wish that I could do more for this selfless man, who went out of his way just to help me that day.”

Aer Lingus promises 900 new jobs and a new route to major US city
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Aer Lingus promises 900 new jobs and a new route to major US city

Oct 4th 2017, 11:46 AM 19,577 Views 20 Comments

The airline today announced an expansion for summer 2018.

'There was blood everywhere': Over 40 injured in Philadelphia train crash this morning
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'There was blood everywhere': Over 40 injured in Philadelphia train crash this morning

Aug 22nd 2017, 10:14 AM 23,129 Views 7 Comments

At least four people are seriously injured.

Bill Cosby sexual assault retrial set for 6 November
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Bill Cosby sexual assault retrial set for 6 November

Jul 7th 2017, 7:20 AM 6,026 Views 0 Comments

A judge declared a mistrial last month after jury members failed to reach a verdict.

'Don't open your door' - things have just gotten very, very real for illegal Irish in the US
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'Don't open your door' - things have just gotten very, very real for illegal Irish in the US

Jun 21st 2017, 12:05 AM 55,377 Views 0 Comments

Under Donald Trump’s presidency, US customs officials are directly targeting undocumented immigrants like Donegal man John Cunningham who seems set to be deported.

Cosby trial opens with witness breaking down in tears on stand
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Cosby trial opens with witness breaking down in tears on stand

Jun 6th 2017, 9:24 AM 13,569 Views 0 Comments

Witness Kelly Johnson claimed that Cosby drugged and sexually assaulted her in a Los Angeles hotel in 1996.

Jonathan Demme, Silence of the Lambs director, dies at 73
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Jonathan Demme, Silence of the Lambs director, dies at 73

Apr 26th 2017, 6:15 PM 9,142 Views 14 Comments

He also directed Philadelphia in 1993, which earned Tom Hanks an Oscar as best actor.

Online voting could be introduced as part of Irish diaspora vote
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Online voting could be introduced as part of Irish diaspora vote

Mar 13th 2017, 9:50 AM 8,915 Views 70 Comments

Enda Kenny announced yesterday that a referendum will be held to let Irish people living abroad vote in presidential elections.

Melania Trump caught plagiarising again, but this time she's gone for one of her husband's ex-wives
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Melania Trump caught plagiarising again, but this time she's gone for one of her husband's ex-wives

Nov 4th 2016, 7:26 AM 44,202 Views 103 Comments

In a speech in Pennsylvania, Trump’s wife said that American culture has become “too mean”.

Watch: Bernie Sanders booed for telling his supporters to elect Hillary Clinton
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Watch: Bernie Sanders booed for telling his supporters to elect Hillary Clinton

Jul 25th 2016, 9:45 PM 21,614 Views 91 Comments

The Democratic Convention hasn’t got off to the smoothest of starts.

Democratic National Convention kicks off in Philadelphia with huge protests
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Democratic National Convention kicks off in Philadelphia with huge protests

Jul 25th 2016, 7:37 AM 12,936 Views 57 Comments

Die-hard Bernie Sanders supporters have descended on Philadelphia to protest against Hillary Clinton.

Leaked Bernie Sanders emails a headache for Hillary as convention gets set to kick off
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Leaked Bernie Sanders emails a headache for Hillary as convention gets set to kick off

Jul 24th 2016, 9:10 AM 32,068 Views 113 Comments

Emails from senior Democrat figures appearing to disparage Bernie Sanders have given Donald Trump an easy target.

US archbishop says divorced Catholics should avoid sex, live 'as brother and sister'
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US archbishop says divorced Catholics should avoid sex, live 'as brother and sister'

Jul 7th 2016, 8:11 AM 39,481 Views 322 Comments

Archbishop Charles Chaput issued a new set of pastoral guidelines for clergy and other leaders of the archdiocese.

Teenage boy dies after being shot in the face while he and friends were playing with a gun
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Teenage boy dies after being shot in the face while he and friends were playing with a gun

Jun 30th 2016, 8:20 AM 17,671 Views 70 Comments

No charges have been filed and the investigation is ongoing.

'Disgusting' hit overshadows Capitals' NHL playoff cruise
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'Disgusting' hit overshadows Capitals' NHL playoff cruise

Apr 19th 2016, 4:26 PM 9,425 Views 4 Comments

“This was as close as I have seen to somebody possibly breaking a neck.”

Nine-year-old journalist defends murder coverage after backlash
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Nine-year-old journalist defends murder coverage after backlash

Apr 5th 2016, 10:41 PM 25,626 Views 35 Comments

“It kind of gets me angry because, just because I’m nine doesn’t mean I can’t do a great story.”

Two dead as train hits digger near Philadelphia
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Two dead as train hits digger near Philadelphia

Apr 3rd 2016, 7:00 PM 13,042 Views 4 Comments

Another 30 were taken to hospital.

Seven-week-old baby kidnapped from shopping centre as his mam took a phone call
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Seven-week-old baby kidnapped from shopping centre as his mam took a phone call

Apr 1st 2016, 6:50 PM 29,405 Views 13 Comments

Young Ashir Simmons was found about five hours later.

Bill Cosby is back in court amid claims he has lost his eyesight
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Bill Cosby is back in court amid claims he has lost his eyesight

Feb 2nd 2016, 8:27 PM 20,840 Views 0 Comments

The comedian’s lawyers are demanding that an accusation of rape made against him be dropped.

Police say man who shot Philadephia cop pledged allegiance to Islamic State
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Police say man who shot Philadephia cop pledged allegiance to Islamic State

Jan 8th 2016, 11:23 PM 21,614 Views 61 Comments

They also said the man used a stolen police gun in the crime.

When fear and hatred of Irish Catholics set fire to an American city
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When fear and hatred of Irish Catholics set fire to an American city

Jan 3rd 2016, 10:00 PM 47,665 Views 88 Comments

What an explosive, forgotten 172-year-old chapter in Irish-American history can teach us about the world today.

The legend of Frank Olivo, and the day they threw snowballs at Santa Claus
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The legend of Frank Olivo, and the day they threw snowballs at Santa Claus

Dec 22nd 2015, 10:00 PM 18,549 Views 3 Comments

A terrible year, a miserable day, and a Christmas legend in the City of Brotherly Love.

WATCH: American mayor calls Donald Trump an "a**hole"
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WATCH: American mayor calls Donald Trump an "a**hole"

Dec 9th 2015, 8:04 PM 26,490 Views 107 Comments

Meanwhile, the Taoiseach says Trump’s plan to ban Muslim immigration is “not acceptable.”

Life sentence for woman who kept disabled people in a 'dungeon' and collected their welfare
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Life sentence for woman who kept disabled people in a 'dungeon' and collected their welfare

Nov 6th 2015, 9:52 PM 30,869 Views 26 Comments

“There is no penalty that is too harsh for the people that did this. The word horrific is not sufficient.”

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