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Dublin: 7 °C Sunday 25 January, 2015

#United States

# united-states - Friday 23 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Someone in Florida keeps slashing pelicans’ pouches so they starve Cruel

Someone in Florida keeps slashing pelicans’ pouches so they starve

“They have a slow and agonising death until they starve to death.”

# united-states - Sunday 18 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Teen couple arrested after alleged crime spree across United States Florida

Teen couple arrested after alleged crime spree across United States

The pair, aged 18 and 13, had eluded the police in as many as five states.

# united-states - Friday 16 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Don’t panic, World War III hasn’t actually started Hacked

Don’t panic, World War III hasn’t actually started

Hackers used Twitter accounts of major news organisations to claim the US and China were firing missiles at one another. They’re definitely not.

# united-states - Saturday 10 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Department looks at options for lifting ban on gay men donating blood Blood

Department looks at options for lifting ban on gay men donating blood

A policy paper being examined sets out options including a total removal of the ban and a time deferral on donation.

# united-states - Friday 9 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Moving on: US welcomes release of 53 political prisoners in Cuba Havana

Moving on: US welcomes release of 53 political prisoners in Cuba

it’s part of the moves to normalise ties between the two countries.

# united-states - Thursday 8 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Father faces murder charge after daughter (5) thrown off a bridge Florida

Father faces murder charge after daughter (5) thrown off a bridge

A police officer who had pulled the man over witnessed the incident.

# united-states - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie US asks Poland to extradite director Polanski over rape of 13-year-old Courts

US asks Poland to extradite director Polanski over rape of 13-year-old

Polanski pleaded guilty to the 1977 rape, but left the US before he was sentenced.

# united-states - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie New centenarians: 407 Irish people celebrated their 100th birthday in 2014 Aged 100

# united-states - Monday 5 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Suspected Al-Qaeda leader dies in US just days ahead of trial Embassy Bombings

Suspected Al-Qaeda leader dies in US just days ahead of trial

He was accused of being involved in the bombings of US embassies in Africa in 1998.

From TheJournal.ie Newborn baby girl taken from her home after a shooting found dead in a bin California

Newborn baby girl taken from her home after a shooting found dead in a bin

The body of the 3-week-old girl was discovered behind a row of shops.

From TheJournal.ie ‘No record’ of meeting between Queen and alleged sex abuse victim Sex Slave

‘No record’ of meeting between Queen and alleged sex abuse victim

In a second, stronger statement on the issue, the Palace “emphatically denied” Prince Andrew had any form of sexual contact with the woman.

# united-states - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘Decapitate him, burn him alive’: Islamic State supporters call for hostage’s death Twitter

‘Decapitate him, burn him alive’: Islamic State supporters call for hostage’s death

Moaz al-Kasasba was captured last week after his plane was reportedly shot down in Syria.

# united-states - Sunday 28 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The Afghanistan war is officially over after 13 years – but nobody has told the insurgents Troop Withdrawal

The Afghanistan war is officially over after 13 years – but nobody has told the insurgents

About 3,500 foreign troops – mostly from the US – were killed during the $1 trillion campaign.

# united-states - Saturday 27 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Two cops helped to deliver a baby on a subway on Christmas Day Philadelphia This post contains videos

# united-states - Friday 26 December, 2014

From Business ETC UK has leapfrogged France as the 5th biggest economy because of drugs and prostitution Put On The Red Light

UK has leapfrogged France as the 5th biggest economy because of drugs and prostitution

And China will become the world’s biggest economic powerhouse within a decade, according to the CEBR.

# united-states - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘Bad choices were made’: Clashes as police confirm black teenager shot dead near Ferguson Antonio Martin

‘Bad choices were made’: Clashes as police confirm black teenager shot dead near Ferguson

There are conflicting accounts of what happened prior to the shooting in the St Louis suburb of Berkeley.

From TheJournal.ie The police killings that have sparked racial tensions in the US this year Timeline

The police killings that have sparked racial tensions in the US this year

The shooting dead of Antonio Martin joins a growing list of similar incidents in the last six months.

From TheJournal.ie Gay men will be allowed give blood in the US… after abstaining from sex for a year HIV

Gay men will be allowed give blood in the US… after abstaining from sex for a year

The FDA said it made decision after reviewing scientific evidence in recent years.

# united-states - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Slow botched execution of Oklahoma murderer ruled constitutional by US court Clayton Lockett

Slow botched execution of Oklahoma murderer ruled constitutional by US court

Lawyers had argued that the execution of Clayton Lockett was “prolonged and agonising”

From TheJournal.ie North Korea’s internet was down for over nine hours last night Sony Hack

North Korea’s internet was down for over nine hours last night

It was not clear who or what had shut down Pyongyang’s web connections.

# united-states - Saturday 20 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie North Korea: ‘We had nothing to do with the Sony attack’ Proposal

North Korea: ‘We had nothing to do with the Sony attack’

Pyongyang warned the US of “grave consequences” if the proposal for the joint investigation was rejected.

# united-states - Friday 19 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Obama: ‘We will respond’ to North Korea hack The Interview

Obama: ‘We will respond’ to North Korea hack

Sony said it still plans to release The Interview… but in a different format.

# united-states - Thursday 18 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: What’s the new deal between the US and Cuba? Cigar Diplomacy

Explainer: What’s the new deal between the US and Cuba?

Wondering what’s going on between the US and Cuba? Find out here…

# united-states - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Video shows terrifying scenes inside airplane forced to make emergency landing Extreme Turbulence

Video shows terrifying scenes inside airplane forced to make emergency landing

Passengers can be heard screaming and praying.

# united-states - Friday 12 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The Grand Canyon filled with fog is simply magical looking Total Cloud Inversion

The Grand Canyon filled with fog is simply magical looking

The phenomenon on show is a what’s called a total cloud inversion.

From TheJournal.ie US avoids West Wing-style shutdown as House passes $1.1 trillion spending bill Phew

US avoids West Wing-style shutdown as House passes $1.1 trillion spending bill

The late night vote followed a long day of arm-twisting by the White House as dozens of Democrats revolted over parts of the bill.

# united-states - Tuesday 9 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie US (finally) releases details of the CIA’s interrogation of terror suspects after 9/11 Interrogation

US (finally) releases details of the CIA’s interrogation of terror suspects after 9/11

The report is expected to be a damning indictment of a secret program under the administration of former president George W Bush to question dozens of detainees.

# united-states - Sunday 30 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here’s why cold weather doesn’t mean global warming isn’t real Climate Change

Here’s why cold weather doesn’t mean global warming isn’t real

If it’s so cold and there’s a dangerous amount of snow, then how could the Earth possibly be warming?

From TheJournal.ie Boy missing since 2010 found hidden behind false wall in father’s home United States
From TheJournal.ie The police officer who shot Michael Brown has resigned Ferguson

The police officer who shot Michael Brown has resigned

“It is my hope that my resignation will allow the community to heal.”

# united-states - Saturday 29 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie These women were meant to be the first astronauts – but were left on Earth Final Frontier

These women were meant to be the first astronauts – but were left on Earth

Many of the women finalists scored higher in training than their male counterparts.

# united-states - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie We’re 20% more popular with Americans (and Canadians) than this time last year CSO

# united-states - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Astronauts on the space station can now enjoy caviar and espressos ISS

Astronauts on the space station can now enjoy caviar and espressos

A spacecraft arrived carrying three new astronauts and supplies yesterday.

# united-states - Sunday 23 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Window cleaner survives 11-story fall onto moving car San Francisco

Window cleaner survives 11-story fall onto moving car

The man suffered critical injuries, but he was conscious, police said.

# united-states - Saturday 22 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Bill Cosby was applauded by an adoring audience last night Cosby Show

Bill Cosby was applauded by an adoring audience last night

The entertainer has be accused by more than a dozen women of sexual assault.

From TheJournal.ie ‘I don’t want my son’s death to be in vain’ Michael Brown

‘I don’t want my son’s death to be in vain’

Tensions are high ahead of the grand jury ruling on the death of Michael Brown.

# united-states - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

From The42 Klinsmann: The USA have to be ‘nastier’ to win Get Stuck In

Klinsmann: The USA have to be ‘nastier’ to win

United States coach Jurgen Klinsmann called on his team to get stuck in more after last night’s loss.

# united-states - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

From The42 McGoldrick stars on debut as Ireland outclass USA Friendly Fire

McGoldrick stars on debut as Ireland outclass USA

The Ipswich Town forward set up the opening two goals for the hosts.

# united-states - Friday 14 November, 2014

From The42 John Daly: Mickelson or Woods should be Ryder Cup captain Wild Thing

John Daly: Mickelson or Woods should be Ryder Cup captain

We think Daly should do it… if just for the uniforms.

# united-states - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The Irish are among the most ‘holiday deprived’ in Europe On The Continent

The Irish are among the most ‘holiday deprived’ in Europe

A new study has found that as a nation we throw away 3.3 million holiday days a year.

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