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# united-states - Saturday 29 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Here’s the damage North Korea could do if it went to war Hermit State

Here’s the damage North Korea could do if it went to war

Tensions between North and South Korea have escalated recently.

# united-states - Monday 24 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Puppy ‘melted to death’ after being locked in boot of car New Jersey

Puppy ‘melted to death’ after being locked in boot of car

The puppy was likely trapped in the car for a number of days.

# united-states - Friday 21 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie American drone strike kills ISIS second-in-command Iraq

American drone strike kills ISIS second-in-command

The militant was killed on Tuesday, according to the White House.

From TheJournal.ie The strange tale of the scuba diver and the underwater drug tunnel United States

The strange tale of the scuba diver and the underwater drug tunnel

US official: “Drug smugglers will try anything to move their product — even scuba diving in an underwater tunnel.”

From TheJournal.ie Who is Deez Nuts and why is he polling so well in the United States? Next President

Who is Deez Nuts and why is he polling so well in the United States?

It started off as a practical joke, but has since snowballed.

# united-states - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Women can soon boost their sex drive with this pill – but won’t be able to drink when taking it Game Changer?

Women can soon boost their sex drive with this pill – but won’t be able to drink when taking it

The drug has been rejected by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on two previous occasions.

# united-states - Sunday 16 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Glitch that caused more than 400 US flights to be cancelled fixed Techinical Problem

Glitch that caused more than 400 US flights to be cancelled fixed

A large number of flyers remain delayed.

# united-states - Saturday 15 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Hilarious Cork animation about Irish parents to be screened at US festivals Martin's Life

# united-states - Wednesday 12 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Police believe this video shows Ferguson suspect was armed Tyrone Harris Jr

Police believe this video shows Ferguson suspect was armed

They said it shows him grabbing a handgun from his waistband after gunshots ring out.

# united-states - Monday 10 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie State of emergency declared in Ferguson after remembrance march ends in violence Michael Brown

State of emergency declared in Ferguson after remembrance march ends in violence

A teenager who was critically injured during the shootout has been charged with first-degree assault on a police officer.

From Business ETC Something strange happens to the quality of teachers during recessions Standards

Something strange happens to the quality of teachers during recessions

It also reveals how to attract better teachers into classrooms.

# united-states - Sunday 9 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Vince Vaughn’s multi-million dollar LA home is pretty boring Swingers

Vince Vaughn’s multi-million dollar LA home is pretty boring

Take a look around it here.

# united-states - Thursday 6 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie It has been 70 years since 70,000 people were killed in less than a minute On This Day

It has been 70 years since 70,000 people were killed in less than a minute

New scientific research has looked at the long-term impact that the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings have had.

From TheJournal.ie 11-year-old boy charged over fatal shooting of toddler in Detroit Tragedy

11-year-old boy charged over fatal shooting of toddler in Detroit

The boy allegedly used his father’s gun to shoot the three year old.

# united-states - Friday 31 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Would you vote for Donald Trump? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you vote for Donald Trump?

A lot of Americans seem to be leaning that way.

# united-states - Wednesday 29 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie WATCH: US cop charged with murder after ‘senselessly’ shooting black man in the head Samuel Dubose

WATCH: US cop charged with murder after ‘senselessly’ shooting black man in the head

“He should never have been a police officer,” says the prosecutor.

# united-states - Monday 27 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie “Gun-free zones are a bad idea” : After cinema shooting, Rick Perry wants guns in cinemas Open Carry This post contains videos

“Gun-free zones are a bad idea” : After cinema shooting, Rick Perry wants guns in cinemas

The presidential candidate is a consistent advocate of gun rights.

# united-states - Friday 24 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Trump declares he loves Latinos on ‘dangerous’ visit to Mexican border Trump

Trump declares he loves Latinos on ‘dangerous’ visit to Mexican border

During his visit he said the US has a “tremendous danger with illegals coming in”.

# united-states - Thursday 23 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Parents and three children from the same family stabbed to death Oklahoma

Parents and three children from the same family stabbed to death

“I feel so bad for everyone who walks into that house. You can see it in the faces…”

From TheJournal.ie Blackface routine planned at fundraiser for cops accused of killing black man Baltimore

Blackface routine planned at fundraiser for cops accused of killing black man

The event is being organised by a former Baltimore cop fired for his Al Jolson perfomances.

# united-states - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

10 key differences between growing up in Ireland and growing up in America

It’s not quite the same, is it?

# united-states - Thursday 16 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘Batman’ cinema shooter James Holmes found guilty, despite insanity plea Aurora Massacre

‘Batman’ cinema shooter James Holmes found guilty, despite insanity plea

After being convicted on all 165 charges, Holmes could now face the death penalty.

From TheJournal.ie Obama weighs in on sexual assault allegations against Bill Cosby Petition

Obama weighs in on sexual assault allegations against Bill Cosby

A petition is calling for a presidential honour awarded to Cosby to be revoked.

# united-states - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie WATCH: Unarmed man shot dead by police after taking his hat off Ricardo Diaz Zeferino

WATCH: Unarmed man shot dead by police after taking his hat off

Police in California were forced to release the video, after keeping it hidden for two years.

# united-states - Sunday 12 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Trump’s latest comments about illegal immigrants made a fight break out The Trump

Trump’s latest comments about illegal immigrants made a fight break out

The wannabe presidential candidate also thinks he and Putin could be best buds.

# united-states - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Three dead in shooting near US university campus Baltimore

Three dead in shooting near US university campus

Police reported two gunmen in a van pulled over near a group of people and began firing.

# united-states - Monday 6 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Child and two teenagers die after dozens of shootings across Chicago Independence Day

Child and two teenagers die after dozens of shootings across Chicago

The young boy was “the unintended victim of a bullet meant for his father”.

# united-states - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie A pregnant woman got lost in a forest, gave birth, then fought off placenta-hungry bees Walk In The Park

# united-states - Sunday 28 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix: Sunday News Fix

The Evening Fix: Sunday

The Tunisia attacks, the Greek debt crisis and a crash in Belgium had people talking today.

# united-states - Saturday 27 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

‘Grave concern’ for Irish citizens in Tunisia, Gay Pride and the heatwave we won’t be having.

From TheJournal.ie It’s official: This hunchbacked pooch is the ugliest dog in the world Looking Woof

It’s official: This hunchbacked pooch is the ugliest dog in the world

We still think he’s adorable.

# united-states - Friday 26 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie 14 of the best reactions to the US marriage equality decision Love Wins

14 of the best reactions to the US marriage equality decision

Same-sex marriage is now legal across the whole of the US.

# united-states - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Vet accused of surgically implanting bags of liquid heroin inside puppies On The Run

Vet accused of surgically implanting bags of liquid heroin inside puppies

He is said to have surgically implanted bags of the the drug inside the animals.

# united-states - Monday 22 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Israeli minister’s wife apologises for ‘stupid’ tweet about Obama Oops

Israeli minister’s wife apologises for ‘stupid’ tweet about Obama

The talk-show host tweeted a joke comparing the US President to a cup of weak, black coffee.

# united-states - Saturday 20 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should the legal smoking age in Ireland be raised? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the legal smoking age in Ireland be raised?

Hawaii has become the first US state to raise the legal smoking age to 21 – is this something we should be looking at?

# united-states - Thursday 18 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Charleston church shooting suspect captured by police Hate Crime

Charleston church shooting suspect captured by police

The 21-year-old white man suspected of shooting dead nine black people was captured this afternoon.

# united-states - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The New York Times says it never intended to blame victims of the Berkeley tragedy Berkeley

The New York Times says it never intended to blame victims of the Berkeley tragedy

The paper said the deaths “cast a pall” on the J1 visa programme, which the students were travelling on.

# united-states - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump is running for president (for real this time) This Is Happening

Donald Trump is running for president (for real this time)

He believes the United States is in “serious trouble”.

# united-states - Monday 15 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Search for on-the-run prisoners: ‘They could be nearby… or they could be in Mexico by now’ New York

Search for on-the-run prisoners: ‘They could be nearby… or they could be in Mexico by now’

Hundreds of police officers are conducting door-to-door searchers close to the New York prison.

# united-states - Friday 12 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie An Irish couple on their J1 were robbed… but a familiar face from home is ready to help Thats Nice

An Irish couple on their J1 were robbed… but a familiar face from home is ready to help

Their bags, containing passports and money, were taken from their hotel room.

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