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# usa - Thursday 30 July, 2015

From The42 Ireland’s World Cup opponents came agonisingly close to a shock win over Samoa last night Oh Canada This post contains videos

Ireland’s World Cup opponents came agonisingly close to a shock win over Samoa last night

Meanwhile, ex-Connacht wing Vainikolo provided one of Tonga’s tournament highlights, a try from 60 metres against USA.

# usa - Sunday 26 July, 2015

Fire breaks out at one of Las Vegas’ top hotels

A number of guests were evacuated from the Cosmopolitan Hotel on the Las Vegas strip.

# usa - Saturday 25 July, 2015

Carter Reynolds is trending on Irish Twitter today, but who is he? VINE STAR

Carter Reynolds is trending on Irish Twitter today, but who is he?

Carter Reynolds is the latest internet celebrity to land himself in a huge heap of trouble.

# usa - Sunday 19 July, 2015

Court documents says Cosby admitted to giving pills to women

The New York Times obtained a transcript from a deposition Cosby gave ten years ago.

Scuffles between KKK and Black Panther groups at South Carolina Confederate flag protest

The Klan members waved the Confederate battle flag as they marched at the steps of the state legislature building.

# usa - Saturday 18 July, 2015

There’s a campaign to have a US military ship named after an Irishman from Ballyhaunis

On this day in 1966, Gallagher threw himself on top of a grenade in order to save his comrades.

‘I just grabbed my kids and ran’: People abandon cars and flee fire on California highway Wild Fire This post contains videos

‘I just grabbed my kids and ran’: People abandon cars and flee fire on California highway

The fire spread from the mountains on to the interstate trapping literally hundreds of people amid a cauldron of smoke, flames and ash.

# usa - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

Explainer: The Iran nuclear deal – what’s in it, and why we should care

A landmark deal has been struck that will prohibit Iran developing a nuclear bomb.

# usa - Monday 13 July, 2015

Well, this is the sweetest thing you’ll see today

Take a moment to appreciate the cuteness.

# usa - Sunday 12 July, 2015

I thought I was a home bird but my summer in New York has been exhilarating

‘Whoever would have thought that a Donegal girl would feel so at home amidst the calamity of New York city?’

# usa - Thursday 9 July, 2015

Tell your auntie in Chicago! There’s a simple new way to trace your Irish roots

Over 1,086 parish records are now available online and access is free.

# usa - Monday 6 July, 2015

‘A long road to recovery’: Parents of Berkeley survivor optimistic, but daughter remains in critical condition

Aoife Beary was celebrating her 21st birthday the night the balcony at the Berkeley apartment collapsed.

Man dies after trying to launch a firework off the top of his head

The man was celebrating the fourth of July.

# usa - Thursday 2 July, 2015

From The42 Anthony Davis shows just why he’s worth $145 million Downtown This post contains videos

Anthony Davis shows just why he’s worth $145 million

And it’s not just because of his eyebrow.

# usa - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

‘No, you’re fired!’ – NBC cuts ties with Donald Trump

The network said the decision was made after the billionaire’s recent derogatory statements about immigrants.

# usa - Monday 29 June, 2015

Sixth shark attack in two weeks leaves teen in critical condition

The teen suffered injuries to his right calf, buttocks and both hands while swimming with friends on Saturday.

# usa - Sunday 28 June, 2015

Couple sued for selling house without telling new owners it came with a stalker called ‘The Watcher’

The family have fled the house and want their money back.

Poll: Should childhood vaccines be mandatory? Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Should childhood vaccines be mandatory?

California is the latest state in the US to move towards making it mandatory.

# usa - Monday 22 June, 2015

The remains of all the Berkeley victims have now returned to Ireland RIP

The remains of all the Berkeley victims have now returned to Ireland

The first of the funerals will take place tomorrow.

# usa - Saturday 20 June, 2015

From The42 Ireland’s Olympic dream ends with defeat to USA Disappointment

Ireland’s Olympic dream ends with defeat to USA

A goal from Anna O’Flanagan was merely a consolation amid an emphatic defeat.

# usa - Thursday 18 June, 2015

Ireland rallies around to support families of Berkeley tragedy RIP

Ireland rallies around to support families of Berkeley tragedy

Books of condolences have been opened throughout the country.

# usa - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

Insensitive reporting over the Berkeley tragedy was akin to victim blaming

Controversial media coverage in Ireland the US has caused widespread offence in the aftermath of six young people losing their lives.

‘We will all share the loss’: Tributes paid to Irish students tragically killed in balcony collapse

A book of condolences is to open in Dublin tomorrow.

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.

# usa - Thursday 11 June, 2015

Caught in the act: People are shaming their neighbours for wasting water Drought Shaming This post contains a poll

Caught in the act: People are shaming their neighbours for wasting water

People are videoing people wasting water and posting it online.

A victory for people power: we have postponed the controversial TTIP vote

The vote on the deal was called off at the last minute after MEPs were put under tremendous pressure from their constituents.

# usa - Monday 8 June, 2015

G7 leaders agree to phase out oil, gas and coal use by end of this century

The agreement among world leaders sends a strong signal to the climate change conference in Paris later this year.

# usa - 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.

# usa - Saturday 6 June, 2015

This teen is walking 57 miles with his brother strapped to his back

It’s for a very good cause.

# usa - Friday 5 June, 2015

From The42 Ireland faces strong competition to host 2023 World Cup amid ‘record interest’ RWC2023

Ireland faces strong competition to host 2023 World Cup amid ‘record interest’

Italy, South Africa, France and the USA will provide competition for the Irish bid.

# usa - Thursday 4 June, 2015

Lion that killed American tourist to be moved to another park

The park which remains open has come in for some criticism since the incident.

Two men on death row wrongfully convicted of killing little girl to get just $750k

New DNA evidence proved the two men were not guilty of the murder in 1983. They spent three decades in prison.

# usa - Thursday 28 May, 2015

This woman just met the man who took her brother’s face

Joshua Aversano’s entire face was donated to Richard Lee Norris for transplant after Aversano died in a car accident.

Released photo shows prisoner dressed as prey between police officers with shotguns

The photo dates from a decade ago, but will do little to ease racial tensions in the US.

# usa - Saturday 23 May, 2015

Bonnie and Clyde were caught and shot dead this day 81 years ago

The infamous duo were young, in love, and murderous.

# usa - Friday 15 May, 2015

Timeline: How police caught the Boston bombers

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was sentenced to the death penalty over the killings.

Australia tells Johnny Depp his dogs have to ‘bugger off” back to the US today

The Australian Agriculture Minister said the threat of euthanasia for the dogs still stands if the actor can’t get them into America.

# usa - Thursday 14 May, 2015

News station blurs out breasts on Picasso painting

The painting, Women of Algiers, sold for $160 million this week.

# usa - 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.

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