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# virginia - Thursday 28 June, 2018

Five dead following shooting incident at Capital Gazette newspaper in Maryland

A police official added that it was estimated that three people had been injured.

# virginia - Sunday 24 June, 2018

Restaurant asks Trump spokeswoman Sarah Sanders to leave

Sanders serves in an “inhumane and unethical” administration, the restaurant’s owner said.

# virginia - Wednesday 6 June, 2018

Soldier steals 'tank' and leads police on bizarre mid-speed chase lasting nearly two hours

The vehicle resembled a military tank but was in fact an armoured personnel carrier.

# virginia - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

Train full of Republican politicians collides with truck, one killed on board truck

One lawmaker said the truck had been ripped in half by the impact.

# virginia - Wednesday 24 January, 2018

US police release footage of officers shooting man dead after car chase

The FBI is investigating the circumstances behind the shooting which his family have described as “senseless”.

# virginia - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

Woman accused of dressing as clown and killing wife of man she later married faces death penalty

Witnesses told investigators in 1990 that they were having an affair, though both denied it.

# virginia - Thursday 24 August, 2017

White nationalist who featured in Vice documentary arrested over violent clashes

Christopher Cantwell handed himself into police custody over violence at Charlottesville.

# virginia - Friday 18 August, 2017

Steve Bannon out of job as Trump's chief strategist

It comes after a huge backlash over Trump’s response to white supremacist violence in Charlottesville, Virginia,

# virginia - Thursday 17 August, 2017

Thousands hold vigil for Charlottesville victim as Trump pays tribute to 'truly special young woman'

Those in attendance at the vigil sang several spirituals and observed a moment of silence.

# virginia - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

Why are statues of US Civil War leaders being removed from across the US?

“You’re changing history. You’re changing culture,” Trump said of the removal of statues of Confederate leaders.

Both Bush presidents condemn racial bigotry after Trump's 'both sides' statement

President Donald Trump disbanded two business councils after CEOs began resigning from them.

Charlottesville victim's mother: 'This is not the end of Heather's legacy'

Hundreds gathered for a memorial of Heather Heyer, who was killed after a white supremacist rammed a car into protesters.

# virginia - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

Donald Trump doubles back - says there was 'blame on both sides' at Virginia

He also defended his advisor Steve Bannon as “not a racist”.

# virginia - Monday 14 August, 2017

The number of hate groups in the US has been on the rise since 2014

President Trump denounced “evil” racism, bigotry and hatred during a speech today.

Donald Trump calls KKK and neo-Nazis 'repugnant' in new statement on Virginia marches

The US President has been criticised strongly after initially stating that there was violence “on many sides”.

'Get the f*** out of here': Organiser of white nationalist protest chased out of press conference Virginia This post contains videos

'Get the f*** out of here': Organiser of white nationalist protest chased out of press conference

Jason Kessler had barely begun speaking before protesters began shouting over him.

# virginia - Sunday 13 August, 2017

Charlottesville mayor: Killing of woman was 'terrorist attack with a car used as a weapon'

There were widespread scenes of violence yesterday in the Virgina city as white supremacist and nationalist demonstrations clashed with counter-protesters.

# virginia - Saturday 12 August, 2017

One killed and 19 injured after vehicle hits counter-demonstrators at white supremacist rally in Virginia

There were violent altercations today in the small city as demonstrators and counter-demonstrators clashed.

# virginia - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

Last-minute appeals for mentally ill prisoner due to be executed tomorrow in the US

William Morva was convicted of killing a police officer and a prison guard.

# virginia - Thursday 15 June, 2017

Trump says Republican who was shot yesterday is 'in some trouble'

Louisiana congressman Steve Scalise was shot and wounded at a Republican charity baseball game yesterday.

# virginia - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

Republican congressman shot at baseball game 'remains in critical condition' tonight

Five people were shot by gunman James Hodgkinson, who also lost his life, during the incident.

Bernie Sanders says suspect who shot Republicans volunteered on his campaign

“Let me be as clear as I can be. Violence of any kind is unacceptable in our society,” Senator Sanders told Capitol Hill.

# virginia - Saturday 1 October, 2016

An Irish view of a Swing State: 'Trump supporters think they're going to shock the world'

David Kenny gives a snapshot from the swing state of Virginia where there is “a lot of enthusiasm for a Donald Trump presidency”.

# virginia - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

FBI investigating if double stabbing was linked to Islamic extremism

Authorities said a man is currently being held without bond at a jail in Roanoke.

# virginia - Friday 5 August, 2016

Jury recommends two-and-a-half year sentence for police officer who killed unarmed black man

The ex-officer, Stephen Rankin, shot 18-year-old William Chapman in the face and chest outside a Wal-Mart store last year.

# virginia - Saturday 23 July, 2016

Hillary Clinton has picked this guy as her running mate for the presidency

Virginia senator Tim Kaine is seen as a popular centrist choice for a brutal electoral campaign.

# virginia - Monday 30 May, 2016

Elderly patient in Meath forced to wait 35 minutes for ambulance from Cavan after collapse

The 75-year-old collapsed in Navan on Friday afternoon.

# virginia - 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.

# virginia - Friday 1 April, 2016

CIA accidentally left explosive material under school bus

It was left behind after a training exercise.

# virginia - Thursday 31 March, 2016

Suspect shot dead after opening fire at bus station

A state trooper has life-threatening injuries while civilians have also been taken to hospital.

# virginia - Sunday 28 February, 2016

US police officer shot dead on her first shift

Officer Ashley Guindon was sworn in on Friday.

# virginia - 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.

# virginia - Tuesday 9 February, 2016

Cavan courthouse cleared as bomb squad inspects suspect device

Virginia Main Street was closed for several hours after the morning alert.

# virginia - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

From The Daily Edge 16 of the most Cavan things that have ever happened The Breffni

16 of the most Cavan things that have ever happened

Cavan now so ya are.

# virginia - Saturday 23 January, 2016

After 70 years apart, D-Day veteran and wartime sweetheart to reunite

10,000 miles and seven decades are not enough to keep them away from each other, apparently.

# virginia - Monday 18 January, 2016

Woman in her 80s dies after being hit by a van

The incident happened in Cavan shortly after 7am this morning.

# virginia - Friday 18 December, 2015

Schools shut down in Virginia district after outrage over Islamic calligraphy lesson

An assignment given to students in one school involved copying a Muslim statement of faith in Arabic.

# virginia - Monday 7 December, 2015

University president tells students to get guns to "end those Muslims before they walk in and kill"

His comments were rebuked by Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe as “rash and repugnant”.

# virginia - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

# virginia - Thursday 12 November, 2015

WATCH: US police use stun gun on black man outside hospital, an hour before his death

Linwood Lambert’s family’s lawyer: ‘Anyone who watches this would not think it is outrageous to suggest that what these police officers did was tantamount to murder.’

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