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Friday 12 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Convicted killer in Ohio school shootings escapes from prison with two others Manhunt

Convicted killer in Ohio school shootings escapes from prison with two others

TJ Lane was 18 when he pleaded guilty last year to aggravated murder in the shooting spree at Chardon High School.

Thursday 11 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Jaws actor from Bond films Richard Kiel dies at 74 RIP This post contains images

Jaws actor from Bond films Richard Kiel dies at 74

No details have been released about how the actor died.

From TheJournal.ie It’s D-Day for Oscar Pistorius. Here’s how the verdict will play out: Guilty Or Not Guilty

Tuesday 9 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Vivian and Alice are both in their 90s and have been together 72 years. They tied the knot on Saturday. We Do

Vivian and Alice are both in their 90s and have been together 72 years. They tied the knot on Saturday.

“We’ve had a good time,” the ladies say of their 72 years together.

Sunday 7 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Fears over Ukraine truce as woman killed in heavy fighting overnight Ceasefire

Fears over Ukraine truce as woman killed in heavy fighting overnight

Ukraine, Russia and Moscow-backed separatists signed the ceasefire deal on Friday, but there’s been reports of fresh violence this weekend.

Saturday 6 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Monet landscape found in suitcase art collector brought to hospital Monet Monet

Monet landscape found in suitcase art collector brought to hospital

German man Cornelius Gurlitt died and the suitcase was left at the hospital.

Friday 5 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie New dinosaur species bigger than T-rex and heavier than seven elephants Megasurus

New dinosaur species bigger than T-rex and heavier than seven elephants

Pieces of the dinosaur were first discovered in 2005 but it has only recently been named in a study of its bones released yesterday.

From The Score Seahawks dominate Green Bay to begin 2014 NFL

Seahawks dominate Green Bay to begin 2014

And we’re back!

Wednesday 3 September, 2014

From The Score US skipper Watson picks Mahan, Bradley and Simpson for Ryder Cup bid Ryder Cup

US skipper Watson picks Mahan, Bradley and Simpson for Ryder Cup bid

Watson completed his travelling team tonight.

Tuesday 2 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie US journalist Steven Sotloff ‘beheaded by Islamic State’ in newly released video Steven Sotloff

US journalist Steven Sotloff ‘beheaded by Islamic State’ in newly released video

Sotloff appeared in the video in which James Foley was killed.

Justin Bieber has been arrested again

This time for ‘dangerous driving and assault’.

Monday 1 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Pakistan state TV back on air after protesters storm building Red Zone

Pakistan state TV back on air after protesters storm building

The military urged the protesters to leave saying it was ‘embarrassing to everybody’.

Saturday 30 August, 2014

From The Score Penn State win the Croke Park Classic in thrilling fashion Croke Park Classic

Penn State win the Croke Park Classic in thrilling fashion

A last-gasp field goal gave Penn State a 26-24 win over UCF.

Friday 29 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Ice bucket challenge passes $100 million in donations in the US alone Bucketload Of Cash

Thursday 28 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Someone donated a human skull to a charity shop Losing The Head

Someone donated a human skull to a charity shop

Why? Because they just take up space and you don’t use them anyway.

From The Score College footballer suspended after admitting lies about saving ‘drowning nephew’ Soz

Wednesday 27 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Man charged with shooting the drunk driver that killed his two sons is acquitted Texas

Man charged with shooting the drunk driver that killed his two sons is acquitted

David Barajas’ two sons were killed by the driver as they pushed a truck in Texas.

From TheJournal.ie A 9-year-old girl shot her instructor dead in shooting range accident Uzi

A 9-year-old girl shot her instructor dead in shooting range accident

“You can’t give a 9-year-old an Uzi and expect her to control it.”

From TheJournal.ie American family reveals their 26-year-old daughter is being held captive in Syria Kidnappings

American family reveals their 26-year-old daughter is being held captive in Syria

The humanitarian worker was kidnapped by the militant group some time ago.

Tuesday 26 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie This man is getting a US Medal of Honour – 151 years after his death Better Late Than Never

This man is getting a US Medal of Honour – 151 years after his death

Alonzo Cushing commanded a force at Gettysburge

From TheJournal.ie Obama okays spy planes over Syria… but no airstikes yet Islamic State

Obama okays spy planes over Syria… but no airstikes yet

The US has long resisted taking action against IS inside Syria, but it’s believed the militants’ murder of journalist James Foley may have altered the President’s approach.

Monday 25 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Mourners throng church in St. Louis for funeral of slain teen Michael Brown Ferguson

Mourners throng church in St. Louis for funeral of slain teen Michael Brown

Brown’s father has called for protests to be halted for the day.

From TheJournal.ie Ukrainian parliament dissolved on the eve of key peace talks Ukraine

Ukrainian parliament dissolved on the eve of key peace talks

The leaders of Ukraine and Russia meet in Belarus tomorrow.

From TheJournal.ie Man who scaled the Brooklyn Bridge “for fun” has been charged Skyline

Man who scaled the Brooklyn Bridge “for fun” has been charged

Yaroslav Kolchin took some pictures from the top before coming down.

From TheJournal.ie US hostage released in Syria after two years Freed

US hostage released in Syria after two years

Peter Theo Curtis is believed to have been released in the Golan Heights region.

From TheJournal.ie An Austrian political party had all of its garden gnomes stolen Gnome-napping
From TheJournal.ie Fears of new Ebola outbreak after two deaths in Congo Separate But Related

Fears of new Ebola outbreak after two deaths in Congo

That’s about 3,000 km away from the West African epidemic.

Sunday 24 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie This coffee shop works on the honour system – and nobody steals Scouts Honour

This coffee shop works on the honour system – and nobody steals

The Vault is in a small North Dakota town.

From TheJournal.ie Islamic authority says extremists are ‘no Islamic State’ QSIS

Islamic authority says extremists are ‘no Islamic State’

The leaders of Egypt’s leading Islamic authority want the media not to use Islamic State when identifying extremists.

From TheJournal.ie Iceland lowers aviation risk from volcano to orange alert No-Fly Zone

Iceland lowers aviation risk from volcano to orange alert

Iceland’s Meteorological Office said there is no sign of an eruption.

From TheJournal.ie ‘We’re here to deal with the rotten apples’: Thousands rally over chokehold death in New York Policing

‘We’re here to deal with the rotten apples’: Thousands rally over chokehold death in New York

An unarmed black man died after being put into a chokehold by a police officer.

Saturday 23 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Uh oh: Iceland ups volcano aviation alert to red She's Gonna Blow

Uh oh: Iceland ups volcano aviation alert to red

That massive groan was Irish holidaymakers.

Miley Cyrus has been banned from the Dominican Republic on ‘morality grounds’

She’s not coming in like a wrecking ball, sorry.

Friday 22 August, 2014

Woman finds 50,000 bees living in her ceiling

They’d managed to build 17 honeycombs.

Man named Stoner arrested on marijuana charges

If the title fits…