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# 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.

# washington - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

Gilmore in Washington to ‘highlight plight’ of undocumented Irish

The Tánaiste will also discuss the establishment of a visa regime for future legal migration between Ireland and the US.

# washington - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

From The42 This brilliant anti-Washington Redskins ad is going to beam into millions of US homes tonight Proud To Be This post contains videos

This brilliant anti-Washington Redskins ad is going to beam into millions of US homes tonight

The ad entitled ‘Proud to be’ will air during game three of the NBA finals.

# washington - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge Thousands of people sing ‘Lean On Me’ while stuck in a tunnel Call On Me Brother

Thousands of people sing ‘Lean On Me’ while stuck in a tunnel

They’ll help you carry on.

# washington - Friday 23 May, 2014

Naked man tackled outside the White House

The man was protesting, but nobody is sure just what.

# washington - Saturday 10 May, 2014

Abducted schoolgirls: Michelle Obama to deliver White House address

The UN Security Council has condemned the abduction of more than 200 Nigerian girls, abducted by Boko Haram three weeks ago.

# washington - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

Irishman appointed as EU ambassador to the United States

David O’Sullivan previously worked with the Department of Foreign Affairs.

# washington - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

The blacklist: Russian army chief of staff & 14 others targeted in new EU sanctions

Meanwhile, Russia’s defence minister has raised concerns over an “unprecedented” rise in US and Nato activity near his country’s borders.

# washington - Thursday 10 April, 2014

FBI adds ‘family annihilator’ to Ten Most Wanted list

Investigators say the man brutally murdered his wife, mother and three sons at their home in Maryland almost 40 years ago.

# washington - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge Everyone who went to this Kings of Leon concert might have measles Health Is On Fire

# washington - Thursday 3 April, 2014

US denies it created Twitter-style app to stir Cuban unrest

The White House insists it was part of a “development assistance” scheme to allow Cubans to “talk freely among themselves”.

# washington - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

‘Following my leader’: Bill Clinton parodies his wife’s famous meme photo

The 2012 photo of former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton went viral.

# washington - Saturday 29 March, 2014

Astronauts’ hearts grow rounder in space, finds study

Astronauts’ hearts also got weaker because the heart doesn’t work as hard in space, say researchers.

# washington - Thursday 27 March, 2014

WATCH: Helicopter rescues four-year-old boy from Washington mudslide Missing This post contains videos

WATCH: Helicopter rescues four-year-old boy from Washington mudslide

The death toll today reached 25, with over 90 more people missing.

# washington - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

“We haven’t lost hope” – search for survivors of Washington mudslide continues

Ten more bodies have been found today, authorities confirmed.

# washington - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

Fatal US mudslide: Five questions families want answered

The number of people missing has fluctuated wildly from 18 to 176.

# washington - Friday 21 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge New photos from Kurt Cobain death released by police RIP

New photos from Kurt Cobain death released by police

The images were discovered on an undeveloped roll of film in Seattle police archives.

# washington - Friday 7 March, 2014

‘Violation of sovereignty’: Obama and Putin hold hour-long phonecall on Ukraine crisis

Obama said Russia had violated Ukraine’s “territorial integrity”. Meanwhile, Russia’s parliament has indicated it will back plans for a referendum in Crimea.

# washington - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

Bank admits tax ‘misconduct’, but blames employees

Switzerland’s second largest bank, Credit Suisse, said management was unaware of any wrongdoing.

# washington - Saturday 8 February, 2014

“The fans were pelting us with jellybeans”: Here’s what happened when The Beatles stormed Washington

John, Paul, George and Ringo conquered America 50 years ago this weekend — making their historic debut on ‘Ed Sullivan’, and playing their first US gig to 8,000 screaming fans.

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