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#USA

# usa - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

# usa - Thursday 19 March, 2015

9/11 victim identified nearly 14 years on from attack

Matthew David Yarnell was aged 26 when he died.

# usa - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

One dead and five wounded in shooting attacks in US suburb

The suspect – a bald, white man in his 40s – is still at large.

# usa - Tuesday 17 March, 2015

The Secret Service want to build a mock-up of the White House

It said it would help them train better for security breaches.

# usa - Monday 16 March, 2015

A stolen police golf cart and naked swimming: St Patrick’s Day arrests in the US

There was a mass brawl in Syracuse, but everywhere else went well.

# usa - Friday 13 March, 2015

Why Ferguson is on a knife-edge again

US president Barack Obama has described the shooting of two police officers as an ‘ambush’.

# usa - Saturday 28 February, 2015

# usa - Friday 27 February, 2015

Bill Cosby asks judge to dismiss 3 accusers’ defamation suit

The women, all of whom have stepped forward in recent years, say Cosby’s representatives publicly branded them as liars.

# usa - Thursday 26 February, 2015

World stops for a moment to watch two llamas on the run Llamawatch

World stops for a moment to watch two llamas on the run

There’s nothing we like more than a live chase…

# usa - Monday 23 February, 2015

Conjoined twins successfully separated after 24 hour surgery

Knatalye Hope and Adeline Faith Mata underwent the surgery in Texas Children’s Hospital.

# usa - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

Parents arrested after 7-week-old baby dies of starvation

Prosecutors allege Data Toria Hancock was not given adequate food and medical care.

Blast at California refinery injures four people

The facility’s flare system was triggered to burn off fuel that could add to the fire.

# usa - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

Man creates black ice using buckets of water to mask drink driving crash

Police said it took a half-ton of salt to melt the ice and make the road passable.

# usa - Thursday 12 February, 2015

Students given ‘Fifty Shades Of Grey’ word puzzle in class

Words such as “spanking” “handcuffs” and “bondage” were just some of the words included on the list.

# usa - Sunday 8 February, 2015

Irish man killed in hit-and-run incident in Florida USA

Irish man killed in hit-and-run incident in Florida

A man has been arrested in connection with the incident.

# usa - Saturday 7 February, 2015

Family of US hostage ‘hopeful’ she is alive despite IS claim she is dead

The US says it is skeptical and are investigating claims by Islamic State she was killed by an airstrike.

# usa - 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.

# usa - Sunday 1 February, 2015

Islamic State claims it has beheaded Japanese hostage

Both US and Japanese authorities are trying to verify the footage.

Opinion: Get used to ‘freak weather’ – that’s climate change, folks

Extreme weather like North America’s current ‘Snowmaggedon’ may be something we should learn to expect.

# usa - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

From Business ETC Thanks to falling oil prices, this is how much cheaper it is to get from A to B Road Trip

Thanks to falling oil prices, this is how much cheaper it is to get from A to B

You’re saving cash, but not as much as you might have expected.

# usa - Saturday 24 January, 2015

Here’s how the world’s most advanced missile-defence system works USA

# usa - Monday 19 January, 2015

This man escaped being trapped between two trucks

He was in his pick-up when it got stuck in a pile-up.

PICS: Defining moments of Martin Luther King Jr’s life

The Nobel Peace Prize winner died in 1968.

# usa - Friday 16 January, 2015

Opinion: This year’s Oscars were a decidedly white affair

The Academy’s (94% white) voters indisputably snubbed creative talent by non-white actors and directors this year.

# usa - Thursday 15 January, 2015

Yosemite duo complete world’s most difficult climb… free-climbing (yikes)

A crowd of friends and well-wishers were waiting for them.

# usa - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

From Business ETC A free trade deal between the EU and US is looking very shaky for this year Where Is The Beef

A free trade deal between the EU and US is looking very shaky for this year

Some 150,000 responses were made to a survey about the pact – and most were against it.

# usa - 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.

From The Daily Edge McDonald’s in the US has made a super patriotic ad and it’s getting ridiculed Not Lovin' It

McDonald’s in the US has made a super patriotic ad and it’s getting ridiculed

“Do you want extra controversy with that?”

# usa - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

US asks Poland to extradite director Polanski over rape of 13-year-old

Polanski pleaded guilty to the 1977 rape, but left the US before he was sentenced.

# usa - Friday 2 January, 2015

From The42 17 brilliant pictures of Steven Gerrard’s career with Liverpool End Of An Era

17 brilliant pictures of Steven Gerrard’s career with Liverpool

What was your fondest memory of the Gerrard years?

# usa - Thursday 1 January, 2015

Hacking, war and talks with South Korea… Kim Jong Un gave a New Year’s Day speech

A summit between the two countries has not been held since 2007.

# usa - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

Race, immigration, and water water everywhere – the year in Irish and American politics

It was a year of unrest and protest on both sides of the Atlantic, writes Larry Donnelly.

# usa - Friday 26 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge 23 creepy photos of abandoned, empty shopping centres Mall Rats

23 creepy photos of abandoned, empty shopping centres

The sets of a thousand zombie movies… only real.

# usa - Sunday 21 December, 2014

Another US cop shot and killed – this time in Florida

The incident comes a day after two police officers were killed in Brooklyn.

# usa - Saturday 20 December, 2014

After a decade at Guantanamo, four detainees are going home

This moves Obama closer to his goal of closing the military jail.

# usa - Thursday 18 December, 2014

Who helped get the US and Cuba talking again? The Pope, apparently

It was the best birthday present he could get.

# usa - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge It’s a Christmas miracle! 13 puppies stolen from pet shop recovered by police Dognapping

# usa - Saturday 13 December, 2014

Video captures small tornado sweeping through Los Angeles neighbourhood California This post contains videos

Video captures small tornado sweeping through Los Angeles neighbourhood

The tornado had wind speeds of 65 to 85 miles per hour.

# usa - Tuesday 9 December, 2014

The CIA misled the White House and used ineffective, brutal interrogations

Note: Some readers may be upset by the graphic descriptions used in the report.

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