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#US

# us - Today’s News

From The Daily Edge This ‘sexist’ statue on a college campus has become a big talking point on Twitter Mansplaining

# us - Yesterday’s News

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.

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

Toxicology tests are being carried out on the child.

# us - Friday 22 May, 2015

1,080-calorie hotdog-burger (with crisps) will ‘appeal to US patriotic spirit’

Jimmy Kimmel said the burger was “like eating a petting zoo”.

# us - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

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

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

# us - Monday 18 May, 2015

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.

# us - Friday 15 May, 2015

Philadelphia train deliberately sped up prior to crash

Attention has now turned to the train’s engineer Brandon Bostian. The Amtrak train was travelling at 100mph on a curve when the accident occurred.

# us - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

Paramedic proposes to the woman he helped save after domestic violence attack

Melissa’s ex-boyfriend attacked her, and Cameron helped her in her recovery.

From Business ETC Things are looking seriously rosy for the EU right now Only Way Is Up

Things are looking seriously rosy for the EU right now

Or for its economy at any rate. The union has outstripped growth in both the US and the UK for the start of 2015

# us - Sunday 10 May, 2015

From The42 Irishman McWilliams bringing Ivy League’s Yale to new levels Irish Abroad

Irishman McWilliams bringing Ivy League’s Yale to new levels

The former Ireland Women’s assistant coach is enjoying life in the States.

# us - Friday 8 May, 2015

Alert after FBI warns that extremists could attack troops or police

Security has been upped at US military bases.

# us - Thursday 7 May, 2015

Are there secret plans in place to ‘spirit’ Aisling Brady McCarthy out of America?

The prosecutors of McCarthy’s trial have claimed that such plans exist.

# us - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

Islamic State militants say they’ve struck the US for the first time Texas Shooting This post contains videos

Islamic State militants say they’ve struck the US for the first time

The group says the US will see ‘the soldiers of the Islamic State do terrible things’.

Woman who tweeted ’2 drunk 2 care’ before killing two friends in car crash gets 24 years Pothead Princess This post contains videos

Woman who tweeted ’2 drunk 2 care’ before killing two friends in car crash gets 24 years

Kayla Mendoza drove the wrong way down a motorway at 154 km/h.

# us - Saturday 2 May, 2015

Baltimore cops “did nothing wrong” – says police union

“We believe that these officers will be vindicated as they have done nothing wrong,” the Fraternal Order of Police said.

# us - Friday 1 May, 2015

10 of the most viral moments from the Baltimore riots

Baltimore residents have been coming together to defend and clean up their city.

# us - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

From The Daily Edge This website compares living in Ireland to other countries and it’s gone viral Grass Is Greener

This website compares living in Ireland to other countries and it’s gone viral

You’ve always wondered what it would be like.

# us - Tuesday 28 April, 2015

“There was a lot of blood”: Victims describe night of ‘Batman’ cinema massacre Courtroom Drama This post contains videos

“There was a lot of blood”: Victims describe night of ‘Batman’ cinema massacre

James Holmes is pleading not guilty by reason of insanity.

# us - Monday 27 April, 2015

The US is reducing the amount of flouride in its water

It’s because of splotchy teeth.

# us - Friday 24 April, 2015

Mexican teenager dragged screaming from courthouse and sent to Texas Spirited Away This post contains videos

Mexican teenager dragged screaming from courthouse and sent to Texas

A Houston woman claimed Alondra Luna Nunez was her daughter but she’s since been proven wrong.

US politician found not guilty of sexually abusing his wife, an Alzheimer’s patient

Henry Rayhons said the couple held hands, prayed and kissed, but had no sexual contact.

# us - Monday 20 April, 2015

Mourners at funeral told: ‘Do not vote for Hillary Clinton’

Larry Darrell Upright RIP obviously wasn’t a fan.

# us - Thursday 16 April, 2015

From Business ETC This 24-year-old earns $10,000 a month teaching people to be more charismatic Only In America

This 24-year-old earns $10,000 a month teaching people to be more charismatic

“I quit my job and leapt in … I didn’t have a plan.”

# us - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

Prepare to sniffle: Couple of 73 years die just five minutes apart Everlasting Love This post contains videos

Prepare to sniffle: Couple of 73 years die just five minutes apart

If you don’t love this, you are a robot.

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

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

# us - Wednesday 8 April, 2015

“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.

# us - Monday 30 March, 2015

From Business ETC Special agents probing the Silk Road drug website allegedly helped themselves to Bitcoin Bitcoin-ing It

Special agents probing the Silk Road drug website allegedly helped themselves to Bitcoin

Two agents have been charged with stealing the online currency after Silk Road was seized by the FBI.

# us - Friday 27 March, 2015

These are the college degrees you need to do if you want to be filthy, stinkin’ rich

And first on the list is ‘don’t do a degree’ – just like 32% of the top 100 richest people in the world who have no third level education whatsoever.

# us - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

Meet Nellie Cashman – Irishwoman, philanthropist and prospector in Alaska’s gold rush

Nellie Cashman was an extraordinary woman from Cork who made her way to the US west coast in search of a lucky strike.

# us - Monday 23 March, 2015

Father of seven children who died in house fire says they were “angels”

The children will be buried in Israel.

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.

# us - Sunday 22 March, 2015

American troops evacuated from Yemen as civil war approaches

The advance of rebel forces has continued.

# us - Saturday 21 March, 2015

More than five tonnes of cocaine stopped en route to US

The boat carrying the drugs was stopped near Costa Rica

# us - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

Photos of nude women sleeping or passed out ‘in embarrassing positions’ shared by fraternity

The members of the Kappa Delta Rho fraternity could face criminal charges.

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

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

# us - Sunday 15 March, 2015

Baby boxes – The place for parents to anonymously give up their newborns

The practice is common in parts of Europe and is being considered in the US.

# us - Thursday 12 March, 2015

Two officers shot near Ferguson police department

The shooting came hours after the town’s police chief resigned in the wake of a damning report.

# us - Thursday 5 March, 2015

‘Prison sex proves being gay is a choice’ – potential US presidential candidate

‘Prison sex proves being gay is a choice’ – potential US presidential candidate

Ben Carson has since walked back his claims.

# us - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

Police in Ferguson made a racist comment about Barack Obama

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

# us - Friday 27 February, 2015

Seven people shot dead in shooting rampage in small US town

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

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