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

Oct 18th 2015, 8:45 AM 15,289 Views 13 Comments

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

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

Oct 3rd 2015, 9:00 PM 42,528 Views 31 Comments

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

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

Sep 15th 2015, 10:51 PM 15,459 Views 42 Comments

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

Thousands of naked cyclists photobomb wedding shoot
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Thousands of naked cyclists photobomb wedding shoot

Sep 1st 2015, 5:53 PM 40,959 Views 13 Comments

Something nice to show the grandkids.

Beloved robot hitchhikes around the world, gets destroyed after two weeks in America
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Beloved robot hitchhikes around the world, gets destroyed after two weeks in America

Aug 3rd 2015, 3:21 PM 26,497 Views 30 Comments

“WAAAALL-E?”

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

Jul 10th 2015, 7:00 AM 30,698 Views 58 Comments

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

Passengers get stuck on runway, so airline orders pizza for everyone
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# Crowd Pleaser

Passengers get stuck on runway, so airline orders pizza for everyone

May 27th 2015, 10:22 PM 48,938 Views 38 Comments

Your move, Ryanair…

Philadelphia train deliberately sped up prior to crash
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Philadelphia train deliberately sped up prior to crash

May 15th 2015, 8:27 AM 21,348 Views 10 Comments

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.

Philadelphia train was travelling at above 100 mph before fatal derailment
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Philadelphia train was travelling at above 100 mph before fatal derailment

May 13th 2015, 9:23 PM 30,311 Views 15 Comments

The death toll has now risen to seven.

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

May 3rd 2015, 7:00 PM 46,726 Views 75 Comments

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

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

Apr 28th 2015, 8:21 AM 20,729 Views 19 Comments

She now faces charges of false imprisonment.

VIDEO: Man jumps to rescue passenger from subway tracks
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VIDEO: Man jumps to rescue passenger from subway tracks

Apr 18th 2015, 7:33 PM 22,583 Views 20 Comments

Holding out for a hero.

This four-year-old slipped out of her house and got a bus at 3am...to get a slushie
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This four-year-old slipped out of her house and got a bus at 3am...to get a slushie

Mar 29th 2015, 6:24 PM 65,111 Views 28 Comments

Girl wants what a girl wants.

A 4-year-old girl sneaked out of her house at 3am to get a 'slushie'
# Slush Puppie
# Slush Puppie

A 4-year-old girl sneaked out of her house at 3am to get a 'slushie'

Mar 29th 2015, 2:00 PM 4,268 Views 2 Comments

The little rascal.

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

Mar 9th 2015, 7:00 PM 28,198 Views 23 Comments

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

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

Feb 18th 2015, 9:26 PM 28,718 Views 23 Comments

Another tour crew member was also injured.

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

Jan 22nd 2015, 8:07 PM 12,247 Views 37 Comments

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

Tourists run up the Rocky steps, bump into Sylvester Stallone himself
# Eye Of The Tiger
# Eye Of The Tiger

Tourists run up the Rocky steps, bump into Sylvester Stallone himself

Jan 21st 2015, 10:40 AM 21,074 Views 0 Comments

What are the chances?

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

Dec 27th 2014, 11:26 AM 11,591 Views 5 Comments

A little Christmas miracle…

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

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

Nov 17th 2014, 10:00 PM 4,196 Views 1 Comment

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

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

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

Sep 17th 2014, 12:15 PM 21,821 Views 23 Comments

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

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

Sep 16th 2014, 8:46 AM 1,769 Views 0 Comments

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
# Philly Rose
# Philly Rose

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

Aug 20th 2014, 12:05 AM 12,081 Views 0 Comments

She’s just the loveliest of all lovely girls.

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As it happened: Ireland v Costa Rica, International Friendly

People played Tetris on the side of a huge skyscraper to celebrate its 30th birthday
# Stack Em Up
# Stack Em Up

People played Tetris on the side of a huge skyscraper to celebrate its 30th birthday

Apr 7th 2014, 3:00 PM 7,521 Views 6 Comments

Yes, Tetris is 30 years old. Wowser.

Rare, polio-like illness paralyses children in California
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Rare, polio-like illness paralyses children in California

Feb 24th 2014, 9:11 AM 13,781 Views 30 Comments

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

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

Jan 22nd 2014, 11:03 AM 17,467 Views 19 Comments

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

Frontierland: Early photos of major US cities
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Frontierland: Early photos of major US cities

Nov 3rd 2013, 5:00 PM 20,254 Views 9 Comments

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
# Free Funeral
# Free Funeral

Baseball team gives away free funeral as essay competition prize

Aug 21st 2013, 8:00 PM 976 Views 2 Comments

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

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

Rory McIlroy races his coach up The Rocky Steps in Philadelphia

Jun 13th 2013, 4:39 PM 3,456 Views 5 Comments

Not Rory’s usual pre Major preparation.

One dead, 13 hurt in US building collapse
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One dead, 13 hurt in US building collapse

Jun 5th 2013, 10:07 PM 17,843 Views 9 Comments

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
# Bitter Rivalry

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

Jun 4th 2013, 6:57 PM 2,070 Views 2 Comments

Today, the weather will be passive aggressive.

US abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell found guilty of murder
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US abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell found guilty of murder

May 13th 2013, 8:50 PM 13,698 Views 234 Comments

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.

Jury begins deliberating in US abortion doctor trial
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Jury begins deliberating in US abortion doctor trial

Apr 30th 2013, 7:32 PM 6,277 Views 0 Comments

Kermit Gosnell faces 258 charges, including five murder counts.

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

Apr 15th 2013, 7:15 PM 8,915 Views 0 Comments

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
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# Lucky Day

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

Apr 12th 2013, 9:15 PM 16,411 Views 20 Comments

It was either a miracle or a lorra lorra luck.

US doctor charged with killing seven babies
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US doctor charged with killing seven babies

Apr 12th 2013, 7:30 PM 16,830 Views 0 Comments

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
# Wee Fit

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

Mar 28th 2013, 11:03 AM 18,102 Views 27 Comments

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

Pioneering treatment in Tullamore Hospital replaces bone with glass to fight infection
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# Glass Half Full

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

Nov 6th 2012, 4:43 PM 7,773 Views 12 Comments

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

New Philadelphia - Shannon air route welcomed
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New Philadelphia - Shannon air route welcomed

Nov 5th 2012, 7:07 PM 7,615 Views 21 Comments

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