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San Francisco to turn into Gotham City for 5-year-old with cancer

Miles – who has leukemia- wants to be a superhero for a day.

From TheJournal.ie San Fran's Union Square temporarily shut down due to bomb scare San Francisco

San Fran's Union Square temporarily shut down due to bomb scare

A suspicious bag led to the evacuation of the square.

From TheJournal.ie Catch-up Wednesday: 3 midweek longreads Up To Speed

Catch-up Wednesday: 3 midweek longreads

Get up to speed with the latest news, opinions and insights with our hand-picked indepth reads.

16-stone burglar arrested after falling through roof

He plunged through the ceiling into an an apartment below.

From TheJournal.ie These photos helped make Twitter powerful More Than 140

These photos helped make Twitter powerful

It’s usually about those 140 characters, but often the Tweets with pictures are the ones we remember.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin to get 26 more parks (but just for the day, unfortunately) Parklife

Dublin to get 26 more parks (but just for the day, unfortunately)

Sites normally used for parking will be transformed today as part of a global initiative.

From TheJournal.ie Photos: Have a look at the €20 million mansion Yahoo’s CEO allegedly bought San Francisco This post contains images

Photos: Have a look at the €20 million mansion Yahoo’s CEO allegedly bought

You would have no problem storing four cars and 3,000 bottles of wine in this place, and your chef could even have his own kitchen.

From TheJournal.ie Photos: This is what it’s like to be homeless in Silicon Valley California

Photos: This is what it’s like to be homeless in Silicon Valley

Despite being one of the richest areas in America, the number of homeless in Silicon Valley has risen by 7% over the past two years.

From The42 In pictures: take a tour of the $1.2billion San Francisco 49ers stadium that's a year away from opening Stadiumporn
From TheJournal.ie Explainer: How do wildfires happen and why do they spread? Wild Fires

Explainer: How do wildfires happen and why do they spread?

With a fire burning over 200,000 acres of Californian forest, we look at what exactly these fires are, how they start and how they’re fought.

From The42 World's fastest rugby player scores epic 90-metre try Coast To Coast This post contains videos

World's fastest rugby player scores epic 90-metre try

The man that beat the Irish Sevens ladies in hotel sprints was in electric form in London.

From TheJournal.ie Legendary Radio Nova broadcaster Bob Gallico dies Radio This post contains videos

Legendary Radio Nova broadcaster Bob Gallico dies

Gallico was a newsreader on the famous Radio Nova in Dublin in the 1980s and was instantly recognisable from his deep, booming American voice.

From TheJournal.ie FBI busts underage prostitution ring saving 105 children, arresting 150 pimps United States

FBI busts underage prostitution ring saving 105 children, arresting 150 pimps

Most of the freed youths are young teenagers aged 13 to 16, said Ronald Hosko, assistant director of the FBI’s Criminal Investigative Division.

14 of the coolest costumes seen at Comic Con

A little more fancy than a black sack.

From TheJournal.ie Photos: California home for sale for €77 million (but the owner comes with it) Property Porn This post contains images
From TheJournal.ie US TV station caught out by racist joke about plane crash pilots' names Asiana Airlines This post contains videos

US TV station caught out by racist joke about plane crash pilots' names

“Sum Ting Wong,” “Wi Tu Lo,” “Ho Lee Fuk,” and “Bang Ding Ow” were not the pilots’ names…

From TheJournal.ie Asiana chief defends 'experienced' pilots as investigators question them Plane Crash

Asiana chief defends 'experienced' pilots as investigators question them

Two teenage Chinese girls were killed and more than 180 people injured when the flight skidded out of control and went on fire.

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Monday News Fix This post contains images

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

The 17 things we learned today…

From TheJournal.ie Investigators examine 'black box' from San Francisco plane crash Crash This post contains images

Investigators examine 'black box' from San Francisco plane crash

See their initial pictures.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Monday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Here are the nine stories you need to know as you kick off your day.

From TheJournal.ie At least 2 paralysed in San Francisco plane crash Plane Crash

At least 2 paralysed in San Francisco plane crash

Investigators are trying to determine what caused the crash of Flight 214 that killed two passengers Saturday at San Francisco International Airport over the weekend.

From TheJournal.ie Two teenage girls confirmed dead in San Francisco plane crash Plane Crash

Two teenage girls confirmed dead in San Francisco plane crash

Two teenage girls, aged 16 and 17, on their way to summer camp in the US were killed after a passenger jet crashed at San Francisco airport yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Sunday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Here are the nine stories you need to know as you kick off your day.

From TheJournal.ie In pictures: The jet crash in San Francisco that killed two and injured 182 Plane Crash This post contains images

In pictures: The jet crash in San Francisco that killed two and injured 182

The FBI said there was no indication that terrorism was to blame for the crash.

From TheJournal.ie Confirmed: 10 injured in San Francisco plane crash San Francisco

Confirmed: 10 injured in San Francisco plane crash

Eight adults and two children have been confirmed as being critically injured into today’s crash landing at San Francisco International Airport.

From TheJournal.ie Boeing 777 crash-lands at San Francisco airport Crash

Boeing 777 crash-lands at San Francisco airport

Emergency workers are attending the scene of the Boeing 777 which crash-landed on the runway of San Francisco International Airport.

From TheJournal.ie 200 new jobs under Aer Lingus long haul expansion Expansion

200 new jobs under Aer Lingus long haul expansion

Christoph Mueller, Chief Executive, Aer Lingus, said that the airline’s transatlantic business “goes from strength to strength”.

From TheJournal.ie 50 years ago, these last prisoners left Alcatraz forever Off The Rock

50 years ago, these last prisoners left Alcatraz forever

These archive pictures show the final working hours of one of the world’s most notorious jails.

From TheJournal.ie Five die after bridal shower limousine bursts into flames Tragedy

Five die after bridal shower limousine bursts into flames

A newly-wed woman and four members of her bridal shower died after their rented limousine caught fire en route to a party in California celebrating her wedding.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach visiting Silicon Valley, San Francisco and Seattle as US trip continues Westside

Taoiseach visiting Silicon Valley, San Francisco and Seattle as US trip continues

The west coast trip is part of his St Patrick’s Day programme.

From The42 'Just short' -- Check out the front page of today's San Francisco Chronicle Super Bowl

'Just short' -- Check out the front page of today's San Francisco Chronicle

It’s the morning after the night before for the 49ers.

From TheJournal.ie POT: A history of marijuana USA This post contains videos

POT: A history of marijuana

Washington State and Colorado in the US voted to legalise the drug’s use last month – but what happened in the States before pot went ‘proper’?

From The42 NFL player tweets X-ray of his broken finger 'to prove he didn't commit a penalty NFL

NFL player tweets X-ray of his broken finger 'to prove he didn't commit a penalty

‘How could I hold with a finger broken in half?’

From TheJournal.ie San Francisco sheds part of free-spirit by banning public nudity Nakedness

San Francisco sheds part of free-spirit by banning public nudity

If you’re going to San Francisco, be sure to wear some clothes.

From The42 World Series: Giants on the verge of title after blanking Tigers Baseball

World Series: Giants on the verge of title after blanking Tigers

Ryan Vogelsong, Tim Lincecum and Sergio Romo combined to deliver a shut-out for San Francisco.

From TheJournal.ie Derry makes the Lonely Planet's Top 10 best cities for 2013 In Pictures

Derry makes the Lonely Planet's Top 10 best cities for 2013

The Northern Ireland city has been chosen as the UK’s City of Culture next year. Find out where else made the cut…

From The42 Baseball: Giants oust reigning champs to reach World Series MLB

Baseball: Giants oust reigning champs to reach World Series

San Francisco will now play for the biggest prize in the sport, starting tomorrow night, against the Detroit Tigers.

From TheJournal.ie Major Chevron refinery fire forces San Francisco Bay residents indoors US This post contains videos

Major Chevron refinery fire forces San Francisco Bay residents indoors

One refinery worker sustained minor injuries after fire broke out at Chevron plant in Richmond yesterday evening.

From TheJournal.ie Twitter warns spoof account owner that his details will be revealed Twitter

Twitter warns spoof account owner that his details will be revealed

The account is a parody of the head of publishing group Northcliffe Media, which is owned by the Daily Mail’s parent company.

Google glasses take a dive

Google tested its new eye wear with a skydive, streaming live video during the jump.