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# 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.

‘Terrorism suspect’ lunged at police with a knife before they shot him dead Police Shooting This post contains videos

‘Terrorism suspect’ lunged at police with a knife before they shot him dead

Usaama Rahim’s brother says he was shot in the back.

# us - Monday 1 June, 2015

Student admits killing his mother with a baseball bat in row over college grades

Tyler Blansit called the police after the fight on Friday.

# us - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

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

# us - Tuesday 26 May, 2015

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.

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