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# united-states - Today’s News

From TheJournal.ie This is what Lincoln had in his pocket when he was assassinated Pickpocket

This is what Lincoln had in his pocket when he was assassinated

This week marked 150 years since the president was assassinated at Ford’s Theatre.

# united-states - Thursday 16 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The most expensive tiny home in the US is on the market for €2.37 million Small Packages

The most expensive tiny home in the US is on the market for €2.37 million

The luxury condo has less than 800 sq. ft. of floor space – and room service.

# united-states - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘I fought with every ounce of my strength: Irishwoman testifies in US rape trial Jason Lee

‘I fought with every ounce of my strength: Irishwoman testifies in US rape trial

Former investment banker Jason Lee has pleaded not guilty.

# united-states - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Jackie Kennedy’s maternity dress to go on sale in Ireland A Presidential Pregnancy

Jackie Kennedy’s maternity dress to go on sale in Ireland

The dress is expected to fetch between €3,500 and €4,000.

From TheJournal.ie Baby (1) dies after being shot in the face by toddler (3) Cleveland

Baby (1) dies after being shot in the face by toddler (3)

Police say somebody will “held accountable for this tragedy”.

From TheJournal.ie Driver shot to death after rushing to help young child he knocked down United States

# united-states - Monday 13 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The latest man to join the White House race just called Hillary “a leader from yesterday” The 1990s

The latest man to join the White House race just called Hillary “a leader from yesterday”

Hillary Clinton is just one day into her campaign for the White House – and her critics are already getting their digs in.

From TheJournal.ie Child (2) falls into cheetah pit  ‘after mother dangled him over enclosure’ United States

Child (2) falls into cheetah pit ‘after mother dangled him over enclosure’

The young boy escaped serious injury.

# united-states - Saturday 11 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie This is what happens when you dump a few goldfish into a lake Thou Shall Hev A Fishy

# united-states - Thursday 9 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Look up – a bunch of astronauts are about to float over Ireland Is It A Bird? Is It A Plane?

Look up – a bunch of astronauts are about to float over Ireland

The International Space Station will be visable in our skies for the next five nights.

# united-states - Wednesday 8 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie “The most horrible thing I’ve ever seen” – Victim’s mother on video of cop shooting South Carolina

“The most horrible thing I’ve ever seen” – Victim’s mother on video of cop shooting

Patrolman Michael Thomas Slager was videoed shooting Walter Scott dead.

From TheJournal.ie US police officer charged with murdering black man after video of shooting emerges Walter Scott

US police officer charged with murdering black man after video of shooting emerges

Patrolman Michael Slager shot Walter Scott several times in the back.

# united-states - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Father and seven children found dead ‘after generator filled house with carbon monoxide’ United States

Father and seven children found dead ‘after generator filled house with carbon monoxide’

The official cause of death is still under investigation.

# united-states - Sunday 5 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie 13 high-paying jobs for people who don’t like stress Show Me The Money

13 high-paying jobs for people who don’t like stress

Who doesn’t want that?

# united-states - Friday 3 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘A deranged pilot flying his nation into the rocks’ – Obama compared to Andreas Lubitz Tea Party

‘A deranged pilot flying his nation into the rocks’ – Obama compared to Andreas Lubitz

Michele Bachman said the president’s deal with Iran has damned the souls of 300 million Americans.

From TheJournal.ie Two American women charged with planning New York bomb attack Foiled

Two American women charged with planning New York bomb attack

The women had not decided on a target but documents show one mentioned a New York police funeral as an “attractive potential target”.

From TheJournal.ie ‘I thought I lost you’: Sailor missing at sea for 66 days found safe and well Raw Fish And Rainwater

‘I thought I lost you’: Sailor missing at sea for 66 days found safe and well

Louis Jordan had been on a fishing trip when he hit a rough patch of weather.

# united-states - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Irish man pardoned for murder conviction 74 years after his execution Harry Gleeson

Irish man pardoned for murder conviction 74 years after his execution

Harry Gleeson has received the State’s first posthumous pardon for murder.

# united-states - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie US police hunt armed prisoner who escaped wearing a hospital gown Dangerous

US police hunt armed prisoner who escaped wearing a hospital gown

The man wrestled a gun off a guard and fled the hospital, where he had been receiving treatment after a suicide attempt.

# united-states - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Utah has brought back the firing squad – so how does it work? Death Penalty

Utah has brought back the firing squad – so how does it work?

The firing squad will be used as a backup if lethal injection drugs aren’t available.

# united-states - Monday 23 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Irish Traveller held in US over $1 million insurance fraud murder Texas

Irish Traveller held in US over $1 million insurance fraud murder

Anita Fox, a 72-year-old housekeeper, was stabbed seven times while at work.

From TheJournal.ie It’s tornado season in the States but (weirdly) there are no tornadoes Weird Weather

It’s tornado season in the States but (weirdly) there are no tornadoes

There have been none in March so far – and that’s the first time that’s happened in 50 years.

# united-states - Sunday 22 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘Islamic State’ calls for attacks on US soldiers as names and addresses published Leak

‘Islamic State’ calls for attacks on US soldiers as names and addresses published

However, security sources believe the information was already in the public domain.

From TheJournal.ie American troops evacuated from Yemen as civil war approaches Crisis

American troops evacuated from Yemen as civil war approaches

The advance of rebel forces has continued.

# united-states - Saturday 21 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Man armed with wasp spray and machete shot by police at airport New Orleans

Man armed with wasp spray and machete shot by police at airport

One passenger was injured with a graze on the arm during the incident.

# united-states - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie WATCH: Obama denied Enda’s handshake and it was mortifying Awkward

WATCH: Obama denied Enda’s handshake and it was mortifying

It’s fine, just look at your hand Taoiseach.

# united-states - Monday 16 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Saddam Hussein’s tomb destroyed amid fighting… but his body might not be there Tikrit

Saddam Hussein’s tomb destroyed amid fighting… but his body might not be there

The tomb was levelled during heaving fighting for Tikrit.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Are ministers’ St Patrick’s Day trips worth the money they cost? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are ministers’ St Patrick’s Day trips worth the money they cost?

More than €700,000 was spent between 2011 and 2014 sending ministers on trips for the national holiday. How do you feel about it?

# united-states - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Police in Ferguson made a racist comment about Barack Obama Endemic Racism

Police in Ferguson made a racist comment about Barack Obama

Extracts into a Justice Department report into the Missouri police force have been leaked.

# united-states - Monday 2 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Thieves make off with A LOT of gold in armed attack on a security van United States

Thieves make off with A LOT of gold in armed attack on a security van

It’s like Die Hard with a Vengeance. Kinda.

# united-states - Friday 27 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘Someone put it on a trailer and drove off’: An entire house was stolen in Oregon
From TheJournal.ie Seven people shot dead in shooting rampage in small US town Missouri

Seven people shot dead in shooting rampage in small US town

The gunman also died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

# united-states - Thursday 26 February, 2015

From The42 Rory McIlroy says US Ryder Cup taskforce is ‘overdoing it’ Shots Fired

Rory McIlroy says US Ryder Cup taskforce is ‘overdoing it’

First points to Europe, then.

From TheJournal.ie An ‘America’s Next Top Model’ contestant has been killed in a triple murder United States

An ‘America’s Next Top Model’ contestant has been killed in a triple murder

Mirijana Puhar was killed along with two others in North Carolina on Tuesday.

# united-states - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Weed is now legal in another US state Green Light

Weed is now legal in another US state

Alaska joins Colorado and Washington State in the cannabis club.

# united-states - Thursday 19 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Potent drug brings us closer than ever to a HIV vaccine Groundbreaking

Potent drug brings us closer than ever to a HIV vaccine

The drug candidate has been shows to stop every strain of HIV.

# united-states - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Mother’s plea to thieves who stole her baby boy’s ashes but left the box storing them Left Behind

# united-states - Monday 16 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie A scorpion sneaked onto a US flight and stung a passenger Scorpion On A Plane

A scorpion sneaked onto a US flight and stung a passenger

The flight was then delayed for an hour while flight attendants made sure there were no other stowaways in the cabin.

# united-states - Monday 9 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Teenager (16) charged with murder after ‘sending Snapchat selfie with body’ Pennsylvania

Teenager (16) charged with murder after ‘sending Snapchat selfie with body’

A parent of one of the recipients passed a screenshot on to police.

# united-states - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Pilot taking selfies ‘likely factor’ in fatal plane crash Denver

Pilot taking selfies ‘likely factor’ in fatal plane crash

The pilot and only passenger died in the crash last year.

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