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# 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.

# us - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

Dashboard cam captures gas explosion in suburban street Blown Apart This post contains videos

Dashboard cam captures gas explosion in suburban street

Fifteen people were injured in the blast.

From The42 Davis Love III has been named US captain for next year’s Ryder Cup Return

Davis Love III has been named US captain for next year’s Ryder Cup

The 50-year-old has been handed the role for a second time, it was announced tonight.

# us - Monday 23 February, 2015

Retired police dog given final salute by officers on his way to be put down

Officers described Judge as “a valued member of the police department”.

# us - Thursday 19 February, 2015

US at War: “The terrorists do not speak for a billion Muslims”

Barack Obama has been criticised domestically for not describing the attacks in Denmark and France as the work of “Islamic radicals”.

From The42 Stephanie Roche off to the US as she agrees to join Houston Dash Stateside

Stephanie Roche off to the US as she agrees to join Houston Dash

The Puskas Award finalist has been signed by the Texas-based NWSL club.

# us - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge Man amazingly solves Wheel of Fortune puzzle with a single letter Wheel Of Fortune

Man amazingly solves Wheel of Fortune puzzle with a single letter

The mind works in mysterious ways.

# us - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

# us - Friday 6 February, 2015

‘Ridiculously good looking’ felon jailed for over two years

Jeremy Meeks’s mugshot went viral.

# us - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

Two brothers arrested over shooting of garda in New Orleans

Garda Brian Hanrahan was shot several times after refusing to hand over cash in an attempted mugging.

# us - Monday 2 February, 2015

Ex-Power Ranger suspected of killing housemate with a sword

Police say Ricardo Medina is believed to have killed Joshua Sutter after a fight.

# us - Sunday 1 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge US police investigate ‘suspicious package’ in bus station, find thousands of condoms Surprise

# us - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

New York has been shut down

Snow storms are expected to dump up to a metre of snow on the city.

# us - Monday 26 January, 2015

Man who crashed drone onto White House grounds says it was an accident

President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, were overseas when the quadcopter struck the southeast side of the grounds at about 3am.

# us - Saturday 24 January, 2015

Judge describes ISIS-bound US teen as “a bit of a mess”, jails her for four years

A US judge described Shannon Conley as “a bit of a mess”.

# us - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

From Business ETC IMF cuts its predictions for the world economy (but says the US is doing ok) Flying The Flag

IMF cuts its predictions for the world economy (but says the US is doing ok)

The IMF has cut its economic predictions for the next two years.

# us - Saturday 17 January, 2015

David Drumm isn’t giving up on his bid to go bankrupt in the US

The former Anglo CEO filed appeal papers last night.

In three months, gay marriage could be legal in all 50 US states

The Supreme Court is being asked if a ban in four states is allowed under the constitution.

# us - Friday 16 January, 2015

Potential American presidential candidate says country has to be ‘more like ISIS’

“They got the wrong philosophy, but they’re willing to die for what they believe, while we are busily giving away every belief and every value for the sake of political correctness.”

# us - Thursday 15 January, 2015

ISIS-inspired attack on US Capitol ‘foiled by FBI’

20-year-old Christopher Cornell was arrested after he purchased two semi-automatic weapons and 600 rounds of ammunition.

# us - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

Opinion: What my years as a military defence lawyer in Guantánamo forced me to see

Guantánamo Bay has just marked its thirteen anniversary; its legacy is as shameful as it is horrifying.

# us - Saturday 10 January, 2015

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.

# us - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

Full judgement: What the US judge ruled on former Anglo boss David Drumm

The 122 page ruling is damning in its assessment of Drumm’s testimony.

# us - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

A 1795 time capsule placed by one of the US Founding Fathers will be opened tonight

The capsule from Samuel Adams is believed to contain old coins and documents.

Jurors got their first look at shaggy-haired Boston bombing accused as death penalty looms large

Jury selection is expected to take three weeks with jurors allowed excuse themselves if they object to the death penalty.

# us - Sunday 4 January, 2015

North Korea is really unhappy with the US over those new sanctions

North Korea said the US is focused on ‘inveterate repugnancy and hostility’. Ouch.

# us - Friday 2 January, 2015

US imposes financial sanctions on North Korea over Sony hack

Obama said they were aimed at the government of the country and not its citizens.

# us - Thursday 1 January, 2015

Women and children among 28 dead as rocket hits wedding party

WARNING: Some people may find the images in this post distressing.

# us - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

Today’s top stories in 6 seconds

Don’t have time to mull over the news? Here’s everything you need to know.

# us - Saturday 27 December, 2014

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

# us - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

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.

# us - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

Search continues for ‘armed and dangerous’ suspect after six die in US shooting spree

All six dead in Pennsylvaia have a “familial relationship” to the suspect Bradley William Stone.

# us - Friday 12 December, 2014

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.

# us - Saturday 6 December, 2014

Photos: The world’s biggest nativity scene happened this week

One thousand people, some wise men, a donkey and a camel…

# us - Friday 5 December, 2014

1.8 million Irish adults could be at risk of dying 8 years before their time

Obesity could also lead to a person losing as much as 19 years of healthy living.

# us - Thursday 4 December, 2014

Opinion: US policing culture is growing increasingly violent – so where will it end?

Adjusting for the disparity in population, citizens in Britain – another country with armed police – are around 100 times less likely to be shot by a police officer than Americans.

# us - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

# us - Monday 1 December, 2014

“Everyone considers them as rape fraternities” – US colleges have a rape problem

California has just brought in a ‘Yes means Yes’ consent law.

# us - Sunday 30 November, 2014

Undocumented and living in the US? Here’s what the new immigration reforms mean for you

In the US it is estimated that there is over 50,000 undocumented Irish citizens.

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