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#North Carolina

# north-carolina - Sunday 23 September, 2018

From The42 Disappointment for Ireland's Cian O'Connor at World Equestrian Games Setback

Disappointment for Ireland's Cian O'Connor at World Equestrian Games

The Dubliner just missed out on a top-12 spot that would have secured his passage to the final round.

# north-carolina - Friday 21 September, 2018

From The42 Cian O'Connor inspires Ireland to world show jumping final Success

Cian O'Connor inspires Ireland to world show jumping final

Rodrigo Pessoa’s team are on course to secure qualification for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

# north-carolina - Saturday 15 September, 2018

Florence 'unloading epic amounts of rainfall' as it batters North Carolina

North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper called Florence an “uninvited brute” that will linger for some days yet.

# north-carolina - Wednesday 12 September, 2018

Residents evacuated as 'monster' Hurricane Florence approaches US east coast

Forecasts indicate that the storm will strengthen before making landfall later this week.

# north-carolina - Thursday 22 March, 2018

Mother arrested in US after video of infant smoking cigar goes viral online

The Raleigh Police Department has said that the child is now safe.

# north-carolina - Saturday 26 August, 2017

Lawyers for Molly Corbett and Thomas Martens claim jury misconduct in bid to quash murder convictions

Members of the jury discussed the case in an inappropriate way on numerous occasions, the defence claims.

# north-carolina - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

Protesters in North Carolina topple Confederate soldier statue

Activists in Durham brought a ladder up to the statue and used a rope to pull down the Confederate Soldiers Monument.

# north-carolina - Thursday 10 August, 2017

'It's been two years of a nightmare. My brother is still gone. It won't bring my brother back'

Jason Corbett’s brother said the people of Limerick had come together to support his family.

# north-carolina - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

Guilty: Molly Corbett and Thomas Martens handed 20 to 25 year prison sentences

The jury returned its verdicts this afternoon after beginning deliberations yesterday.

Lawyer in Jason Corbett trial bangs bat against table to demonstrate force of impact

The jury in the murder trial will continue deliberating today.

# north-carolina - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

'End this nightmare and find him not guilty' - Court hears final arguments in Corbett murder trial

Jason Corbett’s wife Molly and his father-in-law Thomas Martens are charged with his murder.

# north-carolina - Monday 7 August, 2017

Molly Corbett will not testify in her own defence on Jason Corbett murder charge

The trial is approaching closing arguments.

# north-carolina - Friday 4 August, 2017

Jason Corbett's sister tells trial he was 'homesick and lonely'

Thomas Martens and Molly Martens Corbett have claimed they acted in self defence.

# north-carolina - Wednesday 2 August, 2017

Blood spatter expert believes Jason Corbett's head hit wall, court hears

Earlier, the trial heard that Corbett’s father-in-law said he hated him.

# north-carolina - Friday 28 July, 2017

'She kept tugging at her neck, I asked her to stop' - Trial hears Molly Corbett showed no signs of injury

Several witnesses have testified that they saw no injuries on Molly Martens Corbett the night her husband Jason was killed in 2015.

# north-carolina - Thursday 27 July, 2017

Jason Corbett trial: Expert says only low level of 'sleeping pill' drug present in victim

Earlier in proceedings, a juror had to be briefly excused because a graphic image made her sick.

# north-carolina - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

Jason Corbett had head injuries 'similar to a car crash or fall from great height'

The trial was briefly delayed as one juror became ill while viewing photos of Jason’s injuries.

Traces of sleeping pill found in Jason Corbett's body, court hears

Thomas Michael Martens and Molly Martens Corbett are on trial for the murder of Jason Corbett in the US.

# north-carolina - Tuesday 25 July, 2017

# north-carolina - Monday 17 July, 2017

# north-carolina - Thursday 22 December, 2016

This is why people are talking about North Carolina's 'bathroom law'

Lawmakers in the state have failed to repeal the controversial law, despite Democrats and Republicans earlier reaching an agreement on it.

# north-carolina - Monday 17 October, 2016

Trump accuses "animals representing Clinton" of firebombing Republican offices

The damage was reported by another business owner early yesterday morning.

# north-carolina - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

Man shot dead in search for flood victims, as Hurricane Matthew's death toll mounts

The hurricane has now claimed 34 lives in the US as well over 500 lives in Haiti.

# north-carolina - Thursday 22 September, 2016

White police officer who fatally shot unarmed black man charged with first-degree manslaughter

Meanwhile, National Guard units have assembled ahead of another night of expected protest in Charlotte.

State of emergency as police fire tear gas in second night of violent protests in Charlotte

Keith Lamont Scott, 43, was shot dead in an apartment carpark on Tuesday after an encounter with officers seeking a suspect.

# north-carolina - Wednesday 21 September, 2016

Police injured after community protests the killing of a black man by officer

Charlotte Mayor Jennifer Roberts appealed for calm.

# north-carolina - Sunday 4 September, 2016

'It was a simple decision, really - this place is going to get bigger and bigger'

Former Cork City winger Liam Kearney moved to North Carolina earlier this year to begin his coaching career.

# north-carolina - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

Unarmed deaf man shot dead after failing to stop for police officer

A neighbour claimed the man didn’t understand what was happening as he couldn’t hear the siren.

# north-carolina - Friday 13 May, 2016

The White House has intervened in America's raging transgender bathroom debate

One Texas official called transgender bathroom access “the biggest issue facing families and schools in America”.

# north-carolina - Friday 22 April, 2016

Travel advice given to LGBT tourists over North Carolina bathroom law

A number of high profile musicians have cancelled gigs in North Carolina and Mississippi over anti-LGBT laws.

# north-carolina - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

Ringo Starr cancels North Carolina gig over transgender "bathroom law"

“We need to take a stand against this hatred. Spread peace and love.”

Jason Corbett death: Molly Martens back in court for ruling over their family estate

The judge granted a stay on an order for her to return all property to the home she shared with her husband.

# north-carolina - Thursday 24 March, 2016

A man rented Freddy Got Fingered in 2002 and has been arrested for not bringing it back

James Meyers found there was a warrant for his arrest when he was pulled over.

# north-carolina - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

“I intervened and he’s in bad shape. We need help": Court case over Jason Corbett killing continues

Tom and Molly Martens face charges over the Irishman’s death.

# north-carolina - Monday 11 January, 2016

Three-year-old boy shoots himself dead with father’s handgun

The boy found the gun under the cash register at his father’s store.

# north-carolina - Saturday 9 January, 2016

Pentagon says hundreds of military kids sexually abused each year

In one case, a Marine was found to be abusing his colleague’s three-year-old stepdaughter.

# north-carolina - Thursday 7 January, 2016

Investigation underway after civilian managed to live at US army base for up to eight months

It’s believed that he got away with it by claiming he was attending a top-secret school on the base.

# north-carolina - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

"We continue to grieve for Jason" - family of Jason Corbett hope to discover truth of what happened

Irish man Jason Corbett died at his North Carolina home last August in a ‘domestic disturbance’. His wife Molly Martens and father-in-law have been charged over his death.

# north-carolina - Monday 4 January, 2016

Wife and father-in-law of Jason Corbett charged over his death

The 39-year-old Irishman died of fatal head injuries he sustained in a domestic incident.

# north-carolina - Friday 25 December, 2015

The world’s largest Christmas stocking is truly, ridiculously massive

Yes, but have you started your shopping yet?

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