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# us - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

Lawyers say Irish nanny’s life has been destroyed

“The way this prosecution was handled was a complete disgrace.”

# us - Sunday 30 August, 2015

“We’ve heard black lives matter. All lives matter. Well, cops’ lives matter, too.”

Texas police say there’s a ‘dangerous rhetoric’ in America.

# us - Saturday 29 August, 2015

The survivor of the Virginia shooting is awake and talking about the horrific attack Wdbj Shooting This post contains videos

The survivor of the Virginia shooting is awake and talking about the horrific attack

Vicki Gardner was wounded as she fell to the ground after hearing the first shots.

# us - Thursday 27 August, 2015

Take a look inside the Clintons’ $50,000-a-week mansion

Fit for a president. Or two.

# us - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

‘We are heartbroken’: Tributes pour in for journalists killed live on air

The alleged shooter Vester Lee Flanagan II, who died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, said the Charleston shooting in June led him to buy a gun.

# us - Monday 24 August, 2015

Boston Police thwart potential gun attack at Pokemon World Championship

Police say the two men carrying the guns had threatened violence.

# us - Sunday 23 August, 2015

Users describe the terrifying effects of smoking “weaponised marijuana”

The NYC police commissioner says the city has seen a spike in hospitalisations from the drug.

# us - Saturday 22 August, 2015

Starbucks is transforming coffee shops into bars but would you go to one for a beverage? Lager Not Latte This post contains a poll

Starbucks is transforming coffee shops into bars but would you go to one for a beverage?

No plans have yet been announced for Irish chains.

# us - Friday 21 August, 2015

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.”

# us - Tuesday 18 August, 2015

Man dies from college dorm fall after trying to talk man down from 14 storey ledge

A second man, who was apparently distraught on the ledge, also fell and is in a critical condition.

Donald Trump wants to scrap the J-1 programme

As part of a range of immigration policies the Republican wants to introduce measures that could impact on the Irish in America.

# us - Thursday 13 August, 2015

Family of Irishman killed in US to find out if they can bring his children home

Jason Corbett’s children are currently in the care of their stepmother, who is the main suspect in the case.

# us - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

From Business ETC Boston, Philly and onto New York: How Penneys is plotting its US takeover Breaking America This post contains videos

Boston, Philly and onto New York: How Penneys is plotting its US takeover

More details of Primark’s US expansion have been revealed.

# us - Monday 10 August, 2015

From The42 ‘I can’t believe I am standing here as champion’ – Shane Lowry basks in WGC glory Champion

‘I can’t believe I am standing here as champion’ – Shane Lowry basks in WGC glory

Lowry came from behind to win the tournament at Firestone.

# us - Thursday 6 August, 2015

An unarmed white teen was shot dead by US police. Why is there no outrage?

Zachary Hammond was shot dead over two weeks ago.

# us - Wednesday 29 July, 2015

911 caller told to “deal with it yourself” after teenage friend shot New Mexico This post contains videos

911 caller told to “deal with it yourself” after teenage friend shot

The victim later died and the dispatcher has resigned.

# us - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

A Florida man has been jailed for killing a family of ducklings with his lawnmower

Jason Falbo plead guilty to animal cruelty charges.

# us - Monday 27 July, 2015

“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.

# us - Saturday 25 July, 2015

# us - Friday 24 July, 2015

35 militants believed dead as Turkey gets very, very aggressive towards Islamic State

The eastern European country, which borders Syria, has finally entered the fray.

# us - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

The Texas woman who died in a jail cell was threatened with a Taser by police Dashcam This post contains videos

The Texas woman who died in a jail cell was threatened with a Taser by police

Questions remain over whether or not the arrest video was edited.

# us - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

Dramatic video shows toddler rescued from scorching hot car

The two-year-old was saved from the car in temperatures of 101 degrees Fahrenheit.

# us - Monday 20 July, 2015

Grooveshark co-founder Josh Greenberg found dead, aged 28

The streaming service recently closed, under threat of having to pay crushing financial penalties to record labels.

# us - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

# us - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

Watch: Officers high-five as the US’s most wanted man is calmly arrested by small-town cops Charleston This post contains videos

Watch: Officers high-five as the US’s most wanted man is calmly arrested by small-town cops

Dylann Roof was arrested the morning after the Charleston shootings.

# us - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

‘They had legs ripped off … faces missing’: An eye witness recalls the horror of Okinawa

“We simply had no idea what to do. I was 17. We all thought we would be back at school in a week.”

# us - Monday 22 June, 2015

Barack Obama used the n-word while discussing racism Straight Talking This post contains videos

Barack Obama used the n-word while discussing racism

The US President was speaking on a comedian’s podcast.

# us - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

Rachel Dolezal faces media storm and insists “I identify as black”

She has also said the she ‘never had a DNA test’.

A woman called the cops to report a drug deal gone wrong (you can imagine what happened)

Yes, she’s facing charges for drug possession.

# us - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

Hispanics along the US-Canada border say they’re being stopped because of their skin colour

They say that they’re being stopped because of racial profiling.

# us - Monday 15 June, 2015

‘Nightmarish’ scene as two teens lose limbs in nearby shark attacks East Coast This post contains videos

‘Nightmarish’ scene as two teens lose limbs in nearby shark attacks

The attacks happened in the same North Carolina town.

# us - Thursday 11 June, 2015

We believe fears about the TTIP are unfounded – we need to break down barriers to business

Much of the focus about the trade deal has been on big business, but little attention has been paid to SMEs and how they would benefit from it.

# us - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

Texas cop who drew gun and wrestled bikini-clad teen girl at pool party resigns

Eric Casebolt was not pressured to leave according to the McKinney police chief.

# us - Monday 8 June, 2015

New York puts bounty on the heads of two escaped murderers after “Shawshank” style breakout

David Sweat and Richard Matt cut through steel walls to make their getaway.

# us - Sunday 7 June, 2015

Corporations could start suing governments for ‘barriers’ to profit – will you accept this?

Some of those ‘barriers’ could include labour rights, food safety rules, regulations on the use of toxic chemicals, digital privacy laws and even new banking safeguards.

# us - Saturday 6 June, 2015

Pictures: A Hollywood producer is building the largest mansion in US history

Yours for $500 million. Take a look…

# us - Friday 5 June, 2015

A remote US island has struck a blow for marriage equality in the Pacific

Guam has struck down a ban on same-sex marriage.

This man has just had the world’s first skull transplant Noggin This post contains videos

This man has just had the world’s first skull transplant

For good measure, Jim Boysen also got a new kidney and pancreas.

# us - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

Flying to the States? Be wary – US airport security is worryingly awful… Insecure Much This post contains videos

Flying to the States? Be wary – US airport security is worryingly awful…

A recent internal investigation found US security procedures failing routine weapons security tests in 96% of cases.

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