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#Washington

# washington - Monday 30 May, 2016

Donald Trump was disappointed his crowds weren't as big as Martin Luther King's Dream On This post contains videos

Donald Trump was disappointed his crowds weren't as big as Martin Luther King's

Trump says it was because they weren’t let into the Washington Momument.

# washington - Tuesday 17 May, 2016

St Patrick's Day flights for Taoiseach's entourage cost €37,334

Delays and uncertainty in the formation of a new government meant the tickets were booked just four days in advance – costing €9,257 for Enda Kenny alone.

# washington - Sunday 1 May, 2016

Obama drops the mic and roasts Trump at his final White House Correspondents’ Dinner Obama Out This post contains videos

Obama drops the mic and roasts Trump at his final White House Correspondents’ Dinner

The annual gag-fest for politicians and journalists was held last night.

# washington - Friday 8 April, 2016

Man accused of torturing woman to death escapes psychiatric hospital

28-year-old Anthony Garver stands accused of stabbing a woman to death after tying her to a bed with electrical cords.

# washington - Tuesday 29 March, 2016

Man shot by US police after drawing weapon on Capitol Hill

A female bystander suffered what police said appeared to be minor injuries and was hospitalised.

# washington - Tuesday 15 March, 2016

Hatchet-swinging attacker shot dead by shop customer

The customer was in possession of a concealed-weapon permit.

# washington - Friday 11 March, 2016

Former Putin press secretary died of ‘blunt force trauma’ in Washington hotel

Russian state media had said Mikhail Lesin died of a heart attack.

# washington - Wednesday 9 March, 2016

Shooting suspect with ‘Martian master race’ manifesto arrested at White House

Kyle Odom, a former Marine from Idaho, has a history of mental illness.

# washington - Saturday 27 February, 2016

‘It’s a terrible tragedy’: Five dead in apparent family murder-suicide

A 12-year-old girl survived the carnage.

# washington - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

Five shot, two killed in ‘targeted’ attack at Seattle homeless camp

Police are hunting for two men in the wake of the shooting.

# washington - Monday 11 January, 2016

From The42 It wasn’t always pretty, but Packers set up a playoff showdown with the Cardinals Go Pack Go

It wasn’t always pretty, but Packers set up a playoff showdown with the Cardinals

Green Bay ran out 35-18 winners against Washington.

# washington - Thursday 24 December, 2015

Whoops: Over 3,000 US prisoners mistakenly freed early

“Frankly, it is maddening,” the governor of Washington state said.

# washington - Tuesday 8 December, 2015

Late drama as Dan Bailey’s 54-yard field goal sees Cowboys edge past Washington

The placekicker nailed the last-gasp attempt to seal victory for his side in the most dramatic of circumstances.

# washington - Monday 16 November, 2015

Isis ‘threatens to attack Washington’ in new video

A militant featured in the footage says Europe should also expect more attacks.

# washington - Monday 9 November, 2015

From The42 Tom Brady took down a 110kg linebacker to save a touchdown last night Good Hustle

Tom Brady took down a 110kg linebacker to save a touchdown last night

Is there anything this guy can’t do?

# washington - Saturday 7 November, 2015

Controversial Russian media mogul found dead in Irish-owned Washington hotel

Russian state media said the former minister of media affairs died of a heart attack.

# washington - Sunday 11 October, 2015

This 1994 mansion looks like it was built hundreds of years ago

It’s the most expensive home ever sold in Washington DC.

# washington - Thursday 24 September, 2015

Four dead, 12 critical after crash between tour bus and amphibious vehicle

The crash happened on Seattle’s Aurora Bridge at about 7pm Irish time.

# washington - Friday 18 September, 2015

# washington - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

Teenager unknowingly tweets unseen photos of first ever Nirvana gig

She found the photos in her Dad’s books about Nirvana.

# washington - Thursday 21 May, 2015

DNA from pizza crust helps identify suspect in murders of millionaire and family

Savvas Savopoulos, his wife, their young son and the family’s housekeeper were killed in a fire at the family mansion earlier this month.

# washington - Monday 4 May, 2015

# washington - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

Panic at US Capitol after postman lands a helicopter outside

He said he was just delivering the mail.

# washington - Saturday 11 April, 2015

US Capitol on lockdown after shots fired

Police said a suspicious package was found.

# washington - Monday 26 January, 2015

Man who crashed drone onto White House grounds says it was an accident

President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, were overseas when the quadcopter struck the southeast side of the grounds at about 3am.

# washington - Friday 9 January, 2015

Moving on: US welcomes release of 53 political prisoners in Cuba

it’s part of the moves to normalise ties between the two countries.

# washington - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

Boy (2) finds his mum’s gun in her purse – and accidentally shoots her dead

The concealed gun fired when the child reached into her purse.

# washington - Saturday 20 December, 2014

North Korea: ‘We had nothing to do with the Sony attack’

Pyongyang warned the US of “grave consequences” if the proposal for the joint investigation was rejected.

# washington - Thursday 11 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge Woman gives birth to baby weighing nearly 15lbs… twice the average size Small Turkey

# washington - Saturday 8 November, 2014

Fourth teen victim in Washington school shooting dies

All three of the teens who were brought to hospital in critical condition, each of whom had been shot in the head, are now dead.

# washington - Thursday 6 November, 2014

Reports of smoke in the cockpit forces flight to divert to Dublin Airport

The United Airlines flight landed safely at 6.15pm.

# washington - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

Disaster for Obama as Republicans win US Senate

Republicans seized at least seven seats from Senate Democrats.

# washington - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

From The42 Washington’s third-string QB leads overtime drive to beat Cowboys The Real McCoy

Washington’s third-string QB leads overtime drive to beat Cowboys

Colt McCoy stepped up in a big way last night.

# washington - Friday 24 October, 2014

Two dead after shooter opens fire at US high school

Police are at the scene in Washington, north Seattle.

# washington - Thursday 23 October, 2014

# washington - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

From The42 Percy Harvin scored three touchdowns last night… and none of them counted Three And Out

Percy Harvin scored three touchdowns last night… and none of them counted

This is the kind of thing that drives fantasy football players around the bend.

# washington - Monday 8 September, 2014

From The42 The Redzone: No Washington monument likely for RGIII Questions

The Redzone: No Washington monument likely for RGIII

Robert Griffin III has looked a shadow of the player who won a Heisman Trophy in 2011.

# washington - Sunday 7 September, 2014

US steps up air-strike campaign to target fighters in Iraq’s Sunni heartland

The new strikes deepen Washington’s involvement in the conflict and represent a significant escalation for President Barack Obama.

# washington - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

Iraqi troops launch major operation against IS fighters over Saddam’s hometown

Meanwhile, Washington insists it is not ‘on the same page’ as Syria in their fight against Islamic State militants.

# washington - Friday 8 August, 2014

Former White House Press Secretary’s death ruled a homicide – 33 years after he was shot

James Brady died earlier this week, more than three decades after he was shot while serving alongside President Reagan.

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