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# us - Today’s News


# us - Yesterday’s News

A man who posted photos of his wife’s dead body to Facebook is convicted of murder

Derek Medina wrote under the photos that he had suffered years of abuse.

# us - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

Brussels to stay on lockdown for a week as PM says attack threat still “imminent”

The US State Department said information suggests attacks are planned in multiple regions.

Man walks into Apple store, draws sword, shouts “I just want an iPhone”

The incident happened in the store on Manhattan’s upmarket Fifth Avenue.

# us - Monday 23 November, 2015

Ahmed Mohamed is demanding $15m in compensation over ‘clock bomb’ arrest

The 14-year-old brought a clock to his Texas school and was arrested.

# us - Thursday 19 November, 2015

Former US drone operators: ‘The innocent civilians we killed only fuelled the terrorism of ISIS’

Read the extraordinary open letter to Barack Obama, written by four US Air Force whistleblowers.

US warned France about Paris attack ringleader in May

The fate of Abdelhamid Abaaoud is not known after the raid in St-Denis yesterday.

# us - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

# us - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

Nearly half of US states want to shut their doors to Syrian refugees

Obama has criticised “shameful” calls to screen the refugees based on their religion.

# us - Monday 16 November, 2015

Harvard buildings evacuated after bomb threat at university

Four different buildings are being searched.

# us - Monday 9 November, 2015

“This was not a threatening situation”: Anger as police charged with killing boy (6)

The two officers are facing murder charges after a boy was shot to death in the front seat of his father’s car.

# us - Thursday 5 November, 2015

Boy who disappeared 13 years ago finally found after he applied for college

Julian Hernandez’s mother reported him missing after his father left a note saying he took him.

# us - Sunday 25 October, 2015

Watch: Helmet cam footage of US Delta Force raid on Islamic State prison Gunfight This post contains videos

Watch: Helmet cam footage of US Delta Force raid on Islamic State prison

It’s the first time US ground forces have been in action against Islamic State militants

# us - Friday 23 October, 2015

Ten thousand spiders have have set up webbed camp on a bridge in Ohio Infested This post contains videos

Ten thousand spiders have have set up webbed camp on a bridge in Ohio

The webs are making the bridge look like a Halloween wonderland.

# us - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

Basketball coach accused of paying for stripteases and sex acts for players

Former escort Katina Powell says she was paid $10,000 to bring dancers onto campus.

Man who slaughtered family with meat cleaver jailed for 125 years

Mingdong Chen, 27, killed a family of five in October 2013.

# us - Monday 19 October, 2015

‘Mobster’ who inspired Goodfellas scene accused of strangling informant with dog chain

In custody since January 2014, Vincent Asaro (80) has pleaded not guilty to murder, violence and extortion.

# us - Saturday 17 October, 2015

This prisoner somehow managed to escape despite being shackled to a hospital bed

Alexander Erb, 26, used a nurse as an obstacle as he hopped off a stretcher and escaped.

# us - Friday 16 October, 2015

Rockets, bullets and guns dropped into Syria but who will get their hands on them?

The Pentagon is trying to “screen” rebel groups before they give them weapons.

# us - Tuesday 13 October, 2015

It’s Hillary Clinton’s turn to debate tonight – what can she expect?

She is probably going to be ganged up on.

# us - Friday 9 October, 2015

Three students were ‘hypnotised to death’ by their school principal in Florida Bizarre Tragedy This post contains videos

Three students were ‘hypnotised to death’ by their school principal in Florida

The students died by suicide after their principal gave them hypnosis therapy.

One person killed, 3 injured in shooting at Northern Arizona University

The conditions of the injured victims are not yet known.

Family of black motorist shot by police in shocking video reaches pay settlement

A South Carolina patrolman is charged with the murder for Walter Scott.

# us - Thursday 8 October, 2015

Police seize hard-drives and files in raid at Volkswagen HQ in Germany

The company is recalling 80,000 cars in Ireland in the wake of the scandal.

# us - Tuesday 6 October, 2015

Europe’s top court has torn up the rules on how US tech giants use your data

All eyes are now on the Irish privacy watchdog.

Flight forced into emergency landing after pilot dies in cockpit

It’s understood that pilot Michael Johnston died from a heart attack.

Boy (11) held for shooting dead 8-year-old girl in row over puppy

The boy has been charged with first degree murder.

# us - Monday 5 October, 2015

Four killed, as parts of US hit by worst rain ‘in a thousand years’

The states of North and South Carolina have been hardest hit.

# us - Saturday 3 October, 2015

As many as 20 people killed in alleged US airstrike, including MSF workers

The charity says Washington was fully appraised of the hospital’s location in advance of the strike.

20 years ago today, the world stood still to hear two words: ‘Not guilty’ Trial Of The Century This post contains videos

20 years ago today, the world stood still to hear two words: ‘Not guilty’

The trial of OJ Simpson gripped a nation and beyond.

# us - Friday 2 October, 2015

WATCH: Police chief breaks down in tears after a baby is shot dead

“This should not be happening in our city, and we’ve got to do something about it.”

“Let’s get this over with” – multiple murderer’s final words before Virginia execution

Alfredo Prieto was executed late last night, as last minute appeals were rejected.

WATCH: Obama responds angrily to mass shooting: “We’ve become numb to this”

At least 9 people were killed in the attack.

# us - Thursday 1 October, 2015

Donald Trump: I’ll send all Syrian refugees back

The US presidential candidate said many of the refugees could be members of Islamic State.

# us - Wednesday 30 September, 2015

US ‘gravely concerned’ as Russia bombs areas not controlled by Islamic State

It’s Moscow’s first engagement in a distant theatre of war since the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan.

# us - Sunday 27 September, 2015

Watch the moment Barack Obama met jailed drug dealers for a new prison documentary Fixing The System This post contains videos

Watch the moment Barack Obama met jailed drug dealers for a new prison documentary

The programme looks at whether non-violent drug dealers should face long jail-terms.

France launches air strikes targeting Islamic State

Western powers are ramping up efforts against the terrorist organisation.

# us - Thursday 24 September, 2015

TV microphone catches woman threatening to throw shoe at pope’s head

The remark was aired live on CNN.

# us - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

Toddler dies after father throws his children in a pond, confesses in 911 call

Two girls were saved from the water by an off-duty policeman, but one of them died today.

# us - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

An Irish man has been extradited to the US for trafficking rhinoceros horns

Patrick Sheridan was originally arrested in the UK in January.

# us - Monday 21 September, 2015

US Catholics have been doing some strange things to prepare for the Pope’s visit

From pop-up pontiffs to Lego Vaticans… Pope Francis fever is gripping the US.

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