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#US

# us - Tuesday 26 April, 2016

One last push for Hillary? Today could signal the end of this man's campaign

Republicans and Democrats in five states – Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island – head to the voting booth today.

# us - Saturday 23 April, 2016

School security staff in Colorado are being armed with semi-automatic rifles

Douglas County is spending more than $12,000 to buy 10 semiautomatics.

Pictures: The American military has a lot of aircraft carriers - and they're absolutely MASSIVE

At 1,092 feet long Nimitz-class carriers are three times the length of a soccer pitch.

# us - Thursday 21 April, 2016

Underground drug tunnel into the US from Mexico discovered beneath bin

The tunnel was equipped with a rail system and an elevator hidden in a closet in a Mexican house.

# us - Wednesday 20 April, 2016

US state declares porn a 'public health crisis'

Utah’s governor called pornography a plague damaging young minds as he signed the declaration.

# us - Friday 8 April, 2016

Man wrongfully convicted of murder to be released after 33 years in prison

Keith Harward was acquitted with the help of DNA evidence after spending over three decades in prison.

# us - Wednesday 6 April, 2016

21 people arrested after the US sets up a fake university to stop immigration fraud

The University of Northern New Jersey even had its own school seal.

Four men are accused of raping a child on Easter Sunday

The incident occurred in the small city of Vernal in northeastern Utah.

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton just took a walloping in Wisconsin

The results serve notice that the Democrat and Republican nominations for president are far from done deals.

# us - Tuesday 5 April, 2016

A €160 billion drug company deal could be in jeopardy due to new US financial rules

The new rules are aimed at stopping US companies setting up bases abroad.

# us - Saturday 2 April, 2016

# us - Sunday 27 March, 2016

Not over until it’s over – Bernie Sanders just hammered Hillary Clinton in Washington and Alaska

Sanders is also expected to take Hawaii after what has been a triumphant weekend for the Vermont presidential hopeful.

# us - Saturday 26 March, 2016

Watch: North Korean propaganda video shows submarine nuclear strike on the US

The isolated state has been stepping up both its anti-US rhetoric and its efforts to secure submarine nuclear capability in recent months.

# us - Thursday 24 March, 2016

A man rented Freddy Got Fingered in 2002 and has been arrested for not bringing it back

James Meyers found there was a warrant for his arrest when he was pulled over.

# us - Wednesday 23 March, 2016

Jeb Bush endorses Cruz after Trump scores key victory last night

But there were wins for Ted Cruz and Bernie Sanders too.

# us - Thursday 17 March, 2016

German agent spied for the CIA and Russia because he wanted to do ‘something exciting’

We don’t think it’s meant to work like that.

# us - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

Secret Service regrets “administrative input error” that kept Gerry Adams from White House event

The Sinn Féin president was left waiting for 90 minutes by security personnel checking his documents, before deciding to leave.

Convicted murderer Romell Broom survived one execution but he now faces a second Lethal Injection This post contains videos

Convicted murderer Romell Broom survived one execution but he now faces a second

Ohio first tried to execute him in 2009.

# us - Friday 11 March, 2016

93-year-old woman who was kicked out of school finally graduates

Dorothy Liggett was surrounded by her five children at the surprise ceremony in Ohio.

# us - Thursday 10 March, 2016

Two young lovers start GoFundMe campaign to re-unite them across the Atlantic

Shane form Kerry and Madeline from Massachusetts met in Dingle last Summer.

Five killed in US shooting, two suspects still on the loose

Four of the victims – three women and one man – died at the scene while another woman died in hospital.

# us - Wednesday 9 March, 2016

Shooting suspect with ‘Martian master race’ manifesto arrested at White House

Kyle Odom, a former Marine from Idaho, has a history of mental illness.

# us - Monday 7 March, 2016

Fox Sports TV star awarded $55m after stalker filmed her naked in a hotel room

A jury found the hotel was partly to blame.

# us - Friday 4 March, 2016

Drug lord El Chapo snuck into the US twice while on the run, daughter claims

She claims that while a fugitive from the law, Guzman crossed the border twice to visit family, with the help of politicians.

# us - Monday 29 February, 2016

From Business ETC The new way US tech giants are going to handle your data is almost in place Finishing Touches

The new way US tech giants are going to handle your data is almost in place

The EU and US have released details of their Privacy Shield agreement, designed to replace its previous data transfer agreement Safe Harbour.

# us - Sunday 28 February, 2016

Can you spot the armed camouflaged marine watching you from the trees? Hide And Seek This post contains images

Can you spot the armed camouflaged marine watching you from the trees?

US Marine Brent Downing documents techniques from militaries around the world.

Angry crowds rally after police officer ‘shoots teenager carrying broomstick’

Salt Lake City police said one officer, and possibly a second one, were involved in the shooting.

‘All hell breaks loose’ as protesters clash with Ku Klux Klan at rally

At least three people were stabbed in a brawl between KKK members and counter-protesters in California.

# us - Saturday 27 February, 2016

‘It’s a terrible tragedy’: Five dead in apparent family murder-suicide

A 12-year-old girl survived the carnage.

Teenager who raped and killed his maths teacher receives life sentence

American teenager Philip Chism will be eligible for parole in 40 years.

# us - Friday 26 February, 2016

A woman has received a uterus transplant for the first time ever in America

The procedure allows women without a uterus to become pregnant and give birth.

‘You’d be selling watches’: Donald Trump got a merciless slagging last night

Republican candidate Marco Rubio landed repeated hits on frontrunner Donald Trump in the latest GOP debate.

# us - Thursday 25 February, 2016

Powerful storm rips across US coast, leaving child (2) among four dead

A state of emergency has been declared in Virginia as the two-day death toll from the storm rises to seven.

# us - Saturday 20 February, 2016

Here’s what it’s like to attend America’s most elite boarding school

Phillips Exeter Academy in the US state of New Hampshire is one of the most prestigious schools in the world.

# us - Thursday 18 February, 2016

Barack Obama has confirmed he’ll visit Cuba next month

Obama’s visit to Cuba will be the first by a sitting US president since the island’s 1959 revolution.

# us - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

From Business ETC Apple is challenging a court order to unlock gunman’s iPhone At Loggerheads

Apple is challenging a court order to unlock gunman’s iPhone

A US judge ordered it to help the FBI break into an iPhone belonging to one of the attackers of the San Bernardino shooting.

# us - Tuesday 16 February, 2016

53 years after the infamous missile crisis, you can now finally fly to Cuba from the US

The two nations have struck a deal allowing 110 daily flights after they formally restored diplomatic relations last July.

# us - Friday 12 February, 2016

Man arrested after grandmother and her husband decapitated in creche

None of the children witnessed the incident.

After five years and 250,000 dead, a ceasefire has been agreed in Syria

The International Syria Support Group also agreed “to accelerate and expand the delivery of humanitarian aid beginning immediately”.

# us - Sunday 7 February, 2016

Chris Christie dealt the resurgent Marco Rubio a huge blow with this drop-the-mic attack

The no-nonsense New Jersey governor went on the attack over Rubio’s memorised speeches.

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