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#Philadelphia

From TheJournal.ie Plane carrying Melania Trump forced to turn around after cabin fills with smoke Washington DC

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

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

From TheJournal.ie US couple ordered to give homeless man what's left of $400k they raised for him Philadelphia

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

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

From The42 76ers boss resigns after report he was behind numerous Twitter accounts criticising his players Trust The Process

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Black men arrested at Starbucks settle case for $1 - and a $200k youth programme Philadelphia

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Southwest Airlines engine explosion linked to similar accident in 2016 Southwest Airlines

Southwest Airlines engine explosion linked to similar accident in 2016

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

From TheJournal.ie Starbucks CEO apologises after two black men arrested in café while waiting for a friend Philadelphia

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Bill Cosby retrial struggles to find jurors who haven't already made up their minds Philadelphia

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Aer Lingus promises 900 new jobs and a new route to major US city Gonna Fly

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

The airline today announced an expansion for summer 2018.

From TheJournal.ie 'There was blood everywhere': Over 40 injured in Philadelphia train crash this morning Pennsylvania

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

At least four people are seriously injured.

From TheJournal.ie Bill Cosby sexual assault retrial set for 6 November Philadelphia

Bill Cosby sexual assault retrial set for 6 November

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Don't open your door' - things have just gotten very, very real for illegal Irish in the US Not Messing Around

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Cosby trial opens with witness breaking down in tears on stand Philadelphia

Cosby trial opens with witness breaking down in tears on stand

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

From TheJournal.ie Jonathan Demme, Silence of the Lambs director, dies at 73 Cancer

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Online voting could be introduced as part of Irish diaspora vote Irish Abroad

Online voting could be introduced as part of Irish diaspora vote

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

From TheJournal.ie Melania Trump caught plagiarising again, but this time she's gone for one of her husband's ex-wives Sincere Flattery

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Watch: Bernie Sanders booed for telling his supporters to elect Hillary Clinton Democratic Crisis This post contains videos

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Democratic National Convention kicks off in Philadelphia with huge protests Potus

Democratic National Convention kicks off in Philadelphia with huge protests

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

From TheJournal.ie Leaked Bernie Sanders emails a headache for Hillary as convention gets set to kick off Not Helping

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

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

From TheJournal.ie US archbishop says divorced Catholics should avoid sex, live 'as brother and sister' Abstain

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Teenage boy dies after being shot in the face while he and friends were playing with a gun Philadelphia

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

No charges have been filed and the investigation is ongoing.

From The42 'Disgusting' hit overshadows Capitals' NHL playoff cruise Cold

'Disgusting' hit overshadows Capitals' NHL playoff cruise

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

From TheJournal.ie Nine-year-old journalist defends murder coverage after backlash Newshound

Nine-year-old journalist defends murder coverage after backlash

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

From TheJournal.ie Two dead as train hits digger near Philadelphia Collision

Two dead as train hits digger near Philadelphia

Another 30 were taken to hospital.

From TheJournal.ie Seven-week-old baby kidnapped from shopping centre as his mam took a phone call Philadelphia

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

Young Ashir Simmons was found about five hours later.

From TheJournal.ie Bill Cosby is back in court amid claims he has lost his eyesight Philadelphia

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Police say man who shot Philadephia cop pledged allegiance to Islamic State Shooting

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

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

From TheJournal.ie When fear and hatred of Irish Catholics set fire to an American city Street Wars

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

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

From TheJournal.ie The legend of Frank Olivo, and the day they threw snowballs at Santa Claus Unsportsmanlike Conduct

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

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

From TheJournal.ie WATCH: American mayor calls Donald Trump an "a**hole" Nutter

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Life sentence for woman who kept disabled people in a 'dungeon' and collected their welfare Philadelphia

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Marilyn Monroe and the Mona Lisa once sailed on her. Now this iconic ship could be scrapped... SS United States

Marilyn Monroe and the Mona Lisa once sailed on her. Now this iconic ship could be scrapped...

Can the SS United States be saved from the scrap yard?

From TheJournal.ie Two men charged over brutal murder of teen babysitter, after 31-year investigation Barbara Rowan

Two men charged over brutal murder of teen babysitter, after 31-year investigation

Police say they’ve solved the shocking 1984 murder of 14-year-old Barbara Rowan.

From TheJournal.ie Teenager arrested for 'planning Islamic State-style attack on Pope' Philadelphia

Teenager arrested for 'planning Islamic State-style attack on Pope'

“The minor was inspired by ISIL and sought to conduct a detailed homeland attack.”

From TheJournal.ie Thousands of naked cyclists photobomb wedding shoot Something Nude

Thousands of naked cyclists photobomb wedding shoot

Something nice to show the grandkids.

From TheJournal.ie WATCH: Investigation underway after 12 cops are caught beating and kicking black man Tyree Carroll

WATCH: Investigation underway after 12 cops are caught beating and kicking black man

“I’ve got the f**king taser, here I come. You’re getting the f**king taser.”

From TheJournal.ie Passengers get stuck on runway, so airline orders pizza for everyone Crowd Pleaser
From TheJournal.ie Philadelphia train deliberately sped up prior to crash Train Crash

Philadelphia train deliberately sped up prior to crash

Attention has now turned to the train’s engineer Brandon Bostian. The Amtrak train was travelling at 100mph on a curve when the accident occurred.

From TheJournal.ie Philadelphia train was travelling at above 100 mph before fatal derailment Derailed

Philadelphia train was travelling at above 100 mph before fatal derailment

The death toll has now risen to seven.

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