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Dublin: 18 °C Monday 15 July, 2019

#Philadelphia

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.

From TheJournal.ie 'This is out of control, we're being murdered for no reason' Brandon Tate Brown

'This is out of control, we're being murdered for no reason'

The mother of a black man shot dead by police speaks to TheJournal.ie from Philadelphia.

From TheJournal.ie Mother charged after allegedly locking her four children in a basement for 12 hours United States

Mother charged after allegedly locking her four children in a basement for 12 hours

She now faces charges of false imprisonment.

From TheJournal.ie VIDEO: Man jumps to rescue passenger from subway tracks Good Samaritan

VIDEO: Man jumps to rescue passenger from subway tracks

Holding out for a hero.

From TheJournal.ie This four-year-old slipped out of her house and got a bus at 3am...to get a slushie Slush Puppy To You And Me
From TheJournal.ie 45-year-old woman convicted of murder after giving fatal buttocks injection Philadelphia

45-year-old woman convicted of murder after giving fatal buttocks injection

Windslowe ordered silicone by the gallon and syringes by the case.

From TheJournal.ie Two members of Nicki Minaj's tour crew stabbed, one fatally Roadies

Two members of Nicki Minaj's tour crew stabbed, one fatally

Another tour crew member was also injured.

From TheJournal.ie Anger and protests over shooting of black man by New Jersey police officer Jerame Reid This post contains videos

Anger and protests over shooting of black man by New Jersey police officer

A lawyer for Reid’s wife said footage of the shooting “raises serious questions” about its legality.

From TheJournal.ie Two cops helped to deliver a baby on a subway on Christmas Day Philadelphia This post contains videos

Two cops helped to deliver a baby on a subway on Christmas Day

A little Christmas miracle…

This 25-year-old woman wants to save parents from Taylor Swift concerts

She’ll go instead. It’s every parent’s dream.

From TheJournal.ie Here's how police and the public can use social media to solve a crime in a few hours Brotherly Love

Here's how police and the public can use social media to solve a crime in a few hours

Twitter users teamed up last night to catch suspects in a homophobic attack in Philadelphia

From The42 Sproles rolls over Colts as Eagles claim win from 14 points down 2 And Oh

Sproles rolls over Colts as Eagles claim win from 14 points down

The running back came up with the big plays as Chip Kelly’s Philly stay unbeaten.

Twitter has completely fallen in love with the new Rose of Tralee

She’s just the loveliest of all lovely girls.

From The42 As it happened: Ireland v Costa Rica, International Friendly COYBIG

As it happened: Ireland v Costa Rica, International Friendly

Martin O’Neill’s men faced the World Cup-bound Central Americans in the first game of their US tour.

From TheJournal.ie Rare, polio-like illness paralyses children in California Unexplained

Rare, polio-like illness paralyses children in California

The syndrome which has no known cure has appeared in five children in the US.

From TheJournal.ie It's January and we've no snow. These pics from the US might induce jealousy (or fear) Snowstorms This post contains images

It's January and we've no snow. These pics from the US might induce jealousy (or fear)

New York and Washington are among the US cities battling huge snowfall and freezing temperatures.

From TheJournal.ie Frontierland: Early photos of major US cities Wild West

Frontierland: Early photos of major US cities

Some already hold the shape of the cities they would become – some are a little grittier.

Baseball team gives away free funeral as essay competition prize

The prize was given to a fan with motor neurone disease.

From The42 Rory McIlroy races his coach up The Rocky Steps in Philadelphia Out Of The Blocks

Rory McIlroy races his coach up The Rocky Steps in Philadelphia

Not Rory’s usual pre Major preparation.

From TheJournal.ie One dead, 13 hurt in US building collapse US

One dead, 13 hurt in US building collapse

A four-storey apartment building has collapsed onto a smaller structure in the US city of Philadelphia, killing one person and injuring 13 others.

This newsreader and weather forecaster REALLY don't like each other Bitter Rivalry This post contains videos

This newsreader and weather forecaster REALLY don't like each other

Today, the weather will be passive aggressive.

From TheJournal.ie US abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell found guilty of murder Kermit Gosnell

US abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell found guilty of murder

Kermit Gosnell could face the death penalty after he was found guilty of three counts of murder in the deaths of babies born alive at his clinic.

From TheJournal.ie Jury begins deliberating in US abortion doctor trial Murder

Jury begins deliberating in US abortion doctor trial

Kermit Gosnell faces 258 charges, including five murder counts.

From TheJournal.ie Obama won't take position on Kermit Gosnell trial while it's ongoing Kermit Gosnell

Obama won't take position on Kermit Gosnell trial while it's ongoing

White House press secretary Jay Carney said that some of the details emerging from the trial of former Philadelphia abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell were “unsettling.”

Man’s belt buckle stops a bullet and saves his life Lucky Day This post contains videos

Man’s belt buckle stops a bullet and saves his life

It was either a miracle or a lorra lorra luck.

From TheJournal.ie US doctor charged with killing seven babies Murder Trial

US doctor charged with killing seven babies

Kermit Gosnell, 72, is accused of killing seven babies and a 41-year-old woman in an unsanitary clinic called the Women’s Medical Society.

Stadium installs toilet computer game... controlled by your wee Wee Fit This post contains videos

Stadium installs toilet computer game... controlled by your wee

Sorry, ladies – it’s just for the guys.

From TheJournal.ie Pioneering treatment in Tullamore Hospital replaces bone with glass to fight infection Glass Half Full

Pioneering treatment in Tullamore Hospital replaces bone with glass to fight infection

Tullamore Hospital is one of four international centres that is trialling the use of bioactive glass in treatments.

From TheJournal.ie New Philadelphia - Shannon air route welcomed Shannon

New Philadelphia - Shannon air route welcomed

US Airways has announced that the new route will commence on 23 May next year.

From TheJournal.ie LIVE: Watch the Weather Channel’s coverage of Hurricane Sandy Hurricane Sandy This post contains videos

LIVE: Watch the Weather Channel’s coverage of Hurricane Sandy

The hurricane is now just hours from making landfall. Watch live coverage from the United States right here.

From TheJournal.ie PHOTOS: New York battens down the hatches as Sandy approaches Frankenstorm This post contains images

PHOTOS: New York battens down the hatches as Sandy approaches

The Metropolitan Transport Authority has locked up the train network ahead of Sandy’s landfall this evening.

From TheJournal.ie Irish citizens advised not to travel to eastern US until Sandy passes Hurricane Sandy

Irish citizens advised not to travel to eastern US until Sandy passes

The Department of Foreign Affairs says you shouldn’t travel until Sandy passes, and the damage can be evaluated.

From TheJournal.ie 'Don't be stupid. Get out.' - Mass shut down as Sandy approaches US Hurricane Sandy

'Don't be stupid. Get out.' - Mass shut down as Sandy approaches US

Financial markets have closed and residents along the Eastern Seaboard have been told to evacuate as Hurricane Sandy approaches.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach back in the US, still sad over Mayo defeat USA! USA!

Taoiseach back in the US, still sad over Mayo defeat

Enda Kenny is in Philadelphia to promote Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Catholic church official sentenced in abuse case Cover Up

Catholic church official sentenced in abuse case

Monsignor William J Lynn was sentenced to three to six years in prison after decades of playing down allegations of clerical sexual abuse.