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Saturday 30 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Meet the Zangers. This is their 100th grandchild. Holy Moses
From TheJournal.ie Actor who played Screech convicted in connection to Christmas Day stabbing Saved By The Bell

Actor who played Screech convicted in connection to Christmas Day stabbing

However, he was found not guilty of the most serious charge.

Thursday 28 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie A mankini ban has been great for one small seaside town England

A mankini ban has been great for one small seaside town

“You couldn’t walk the streets on a Saturday without seeing someone wearing a mankini or what have you.”

Tuesday 26 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie 16 now dead, and 40 missing, as extreme flooding continues to batter US-Mexico border US

16 now dead, and 40 missing, as extreme flooding continues to batter US-Mexico border

In Texas, 12 people were reported missing after the holiday home they were staying in was swept away by rushing floodwaters.

From TheJournal.ie Allow these three convicted burglars tell you how to keep your homes safe From The Horse's Mouth
From TheJournal.ie Mystery surrounds case of woman found pushing her dead son on park swings Maryland

Mystery surrounds case of woman found pushing her dead son on park swings

Toxicology tests are being carried out on the child.

Sunday 24 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Police officer who shot 49 bullets into car where two died found not guilty Cleveland

Police officer who shot 49 bullets into car where two died found not guilty

The acquittal sparked protests in Cleveland.

Saturday 23 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Woman found pushing her dead son on swings Maryland

Woman found pushing her dead son on swings

She had been there for hours.

From The42 Lebron James leads Cavs to 94-82 win over Hawks, 2-0 series lead Bow Down

Lebron James leads Cavs to 94-82 win over Hawks, 2-0 series lead

The King did it again, you guys.

Thursday 21 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Waco bikers hid guns in sacks of tortilla chips and down a toilet Texas

Waco bikers hid guns in sacks of tortilla chips and down a toilet

A video from the scene shows bikers running into the bathroom and the kitchen during the shootout.

From TheJournal.ie Want F Scott Fitzgerald’s old pad? It’ll set you back a cool €3.4m The Great Gatsby

Wednesday 20 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Elderly Base jumper died after ‘deliberately setting his parachute on fire’ Stunt

Elderly Base jumper died after ‘deliberately setting his parachute on fire’

A video has emerged of the stunt.

From TheJournal.ie US prostitute jailed after killing Google executive with heroin on his yacht Call Girl Killer

US prostitute jailed after killing Google executive with heroin on his yacht

Alix Tichelman pleaded guilty to manslaughter and will serve six years.

From TheJournal.ie Family raised $187 million for cancer research – “then spent it on cars and cruises” Chuggers

Family raised $187 million for cancer research – “then spent it on cars and cruises”

The charities “operated as personal fiefdoms” according to US authorities.

Tuesday 19 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Deadly Waco shootout started when someone ran over biker’s foot Waco

Deadly Waco shootout started when someone ran over biker’s foot

Nine people were killed in the brawl and 170 people have since been charged.

From TheJournal.ie “I’m not mother of the year,” says mum found guilty of killing son Michigan

“I’m not mother of the year,” says mum found guilty of killing son

Donna Scrivo claimed that a masked man killed her son.

From TheJournal.ie A Chinese woman is being told to have an abortion or she will be fired One Child Policy

A Chinese woman is being told to have an abortion or she will be fired

The woman is five months pregnant.

Monday 18 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Police charge 170 after ‘gruesome’ shootout between biker gangs Waco This post contains videos

Police charge 170 after ‘gruesome’ shootout between biker gangs

Nine people died and 18 were wounded in the incident.

From TheJournal.ie Three penguin chicks stolen from Norwegian aquarium Snatched

Three penguin chicks stolen from Norwegian aquarium

The park manager said he fears the chicks may now be dead as it was too early for them to be away from their parents.

Sunday 17 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie So how many of the 48 self-driving cars in California have gotten into accidents? Look No Hands

So how many of the 48 self-driving cars in California have gotten into accidents?

Four…well two, but four really. It’s complicated.

From TheJournal.ie This mirror can tell you what goes with your clothes when you’re buying them Mirror Mirror

Saturday 16 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie US woman who fled to avoid son’s circumcision is arrested Legal Battle

US woman who fled to avoid son’s circumcision is arrested

The mother and the boy’s father disagree about whether he should be circumcised.

Friday 15 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘King of the Blues’ BB King has died, aged 89 RIP

‘King of the Blues’ BB King has died, aged 89

One of the star’s best known songs – his U2 duet ‘Love Comes to Town’ – reached number 1 in the Irish Singles Chart in 1989.

‘King of the Blues’ BB King has died, aged 89 RIP

‘King of the Blues’ BB King has died, aged 89

One of the star’s best known songs – his U2 duet ‘Love Comes to Town’ – reached number 1 in the Irish Singles Chart in 1989.

Thursday 14 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie This couple have 13 boys – and say it’s ‘impossible’ for them to have a girl It's A Boy... Again

This couple have 13 boys – and say it’s ‘impossible’ for them to have a girl

He was born with a full head of hair and all.

Tuesday 12 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Serial killer ‘no longer a threat’ after remains of seven women found behind US shopping centre Murder

Serial killer ‘no longer a threat’ after remains of seven women found behind US shopping centre

The suspect’s name has not been released by police, but they say there is no threat to the public.

Monday 11 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Bullet missed George Zimmerman’s head during shooting Trayvon Martin

Bullet missed George Zimmerman’s head during shooting

He wasn’t badly injured.

From Business ETC Company behind Waterford crystal sold for €390 million Sold

Company behind Waterford crystal sold for €390 million

Waterford Wedgwood went into receivership in 2009 and was bough by KPS which today agreed the sale.

Sunday 10 May, 2015

From The42 LeBron James just hit this buzzer-beater to beat the Bulls in another crazy finish I Called Game
From TheJournal.ie Five dead in Switzerland as gunman targets in-laws before shooting himself Shooting Spree
From TheJournal.ie New York nuclear power plant ‘stable’ after fire triggers shutdown Indian Point

New York nuclear power plant ‘stable’ after fire triggers shutdown

The transformer fire was quickly extinguished.

From TheJournal.ie Mystery, super poppy seeds could double how much opium the Taliban can sell Heroin

Mystery, super poppy seeds could double how much opium the Taliban can sell

It’s the cash crop for the Taliban – and it’s about to get even scarier.

Saturday 9 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Four dead, two seriously injured in Spanish military cargo plane crash Airbus

Four dead, two seriously injured in Spanish military cargo plane crash

The incident took place near Seville.

From TheJournal.ie This pooch, missing for years, was found an awful long way from home Illinois

This pooch, missing for years, was found an awful long way from home

Lilly the Shih Tzu has been reunited with her owners.

Friday 8 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Giggles the micro pig is running for mayor Oink

Giggles the micro pig is running for mayor

Let’s hope she doesn’t tell any porkies during her campaign,

From TheJournal.ie ‘More needs to be done’: Baltimore police face a civil rights probe Malpractice

‘More needs to be done’: Baltimore police face a civil rights probe

‘There has been a serious erosion of public trust’.

From TheJournal.ie US man told he was free from Ebola – but then his blue eye turned green… Infected

US man told he was free from Ebola – but then his blue eye turned green…

The American physician worked with the World Health Organisation in Sierra Leone.

Thursday 7 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Man who killed US soldier with a grenade when he was 15 freed from jail Omar Khadr

Man who killed US soldier with a grenade when he was 15 freed from jail

Omar Khadr arrived in Guantanamo Bay aged 15.

Wednesday 6 May, 2015

From The42 The Patriots ‘probably’ deflated balls on purpose, NFL chiefs find, and Tom Brady doesn’t look great Deflategate
From TheJournal.ie Woman escapes from hostage situation by ordering a pizza Clever Thinking

Woman escapes from hostage situation by ordering a pizza

The woman and her three children were being held hostage inside the house by her boyfriend.