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# washington - Monday 11 January, 2016

It wasn't always pretty, but Packers set up a playoff showdown with the Cardinals
# Go Pack Go
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# Go Pack Go

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

Jan 11th 2016, 1:14 AM 4,263 Views 6 Comments

Green Bay ran out 35-18 winners against Washington.

# washington - Thursday 24 December, 2015

Whoops: Over 3,000 US prisoners mistakenly freed early
# Computer Glitch
# Computer Glitch

Whoops: Over 3,000 US prisoners mistakenly freed early

Dec 24th 2015, 2:27 PM 12,210 Views 6 Comments

“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
# Monday Night Football
From The42
# Monday Night Football

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

Dec 8th 2015, 7:56 AM 2,871 Views 1 Comment

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
# Terror Threat
# Terror Threat

Isis 'threatens to attack Washington' in new video

Nov 16th 2015, 2:20 PM 22,367 Views 78 Comments

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

# washington - Monday 9 November, 2015

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

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

Nov 9th 2015, 11:30 AM 8,987 Views 8 Comments

Is there anything this guy can’t do?

# washington - Saturday 7 November, 2015

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

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

Nov 7th 2015, 1:43 PM 20,666 Views 29 Comments

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
# Property Porn
# Property Porn

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

Oct 11th 2015, 5:30 PM 36,547 Views 21 Comments

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
# Seattle
# Seattle

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

Sep 24th 2015, 8:55 PM 20,244 Views 5 Comments

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

# washington - Friday 18 September, 2015

This dog watched over her friend for a week after she got trapped
# Tillie And Phoebe
# Tillie And Phoebe

This dog watched over her friend for a week after she got trapped

Sep 18th 2015, 9:59 PM 29,521 Views 44 Comments

BFFs.

# washington - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

Teenager unknowingly tweets unseen photos of first ever Nirvana gig
# Never Before Seen
# Never Before Seen

Teenager unknowingly tweets unseen photos of first ever Nirvana gig

Jul 22nd 2015, 2:30 PM 33,505 Views 11 Comments

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
# Washington
# Washington

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

May 21st 2015, 5:29 PM 18,813 Views 22 Comments

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

Bill Gates's architect has dreamed up another utopia with this Pacific paradise
# Pacific Property Porn
# Pacific Property Porn

Bill Gates's architect has dreamed up another utopia with this Pacific paradise

May 4th 2015, 5:30 PM 32,376 Views 22 Comments

Prepare to drool.

# washington - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

Panic at US Capitol after postman lands a helicopter outside
# Just Delivering The Mail
# Just Delivering The Mail

Panic at US Capitol after postman lands a helicopter outside

Apr 15th 2015, 8:17 PM 23,551 Views 25 Comments

He said he was just delivering the mail.

# washington - Saturday 11 April, 2015

US Capitol on lockdown after shots fired
# Washington
# Washington

US Capitol on lockdown after shots fired

Apr 11th 2015, 7:29 PM 34,661 Views 32 Comments

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
# Oops
# Oops

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

Jan 26th 2015, 9:30 PM 20,261 Views 23 Comments

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
# Havana
# Havana

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

Jan 9th 2015, 10:05 PM 11,126 Views 33 Comments

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
# Wal-Mart
# Wal-Mart

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

Dec 31st 2014, 9:30 AM 53,712 Views 127 Comments

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'
# Proposal
# Proposal

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

Dec 20th 2014, 7:50 PM 18,198 Views 72 Comments

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

# washington - Thursday 11 December, 2014

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

Woman gives birth to baby weighing nearly 15lbs... twice the average size

Dec 11th 2014, 10:28 AM 2,905 Views 5 Comments

Ouch.

# washington - Saturday 8 November, 2014

Fourth teen victim in Washington school shooting dies
# School Shooting
# School Shooting

Fourth teen victim in Washington school shooting dies

Nov 8th 2014, 7:23 AM 13,971 Views 32 Comments

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
# United Airlines
# United Airlines

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

Nov 6th 2014, 6:50 PM 24,989 Views 62 Comments

The United Airlines flight landed safely at 6.15pm.

# washington - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

Disaster for Obama as Republicans win US Senate
# Midterm Elections
# Midterm Elections

Disaster for Obama as Republicans win US Senate

Nov 5th 2014, 6:43 AM 11,347 Views 84 Comments

Republicans seized at least seven seats from Senate Democrats.

# washington - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

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

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

Oct 28th 2014, 10:17 AM 2,768 Views 3 Comments

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
# Shooting
# Shooting

Two dead after shooter opens fire at US high school

Oct 24th 2014, 10:45 PM 37,512 Views 128 Comments

Police are at the scene in Washington, north Seattle.

# washington - Thursday 23 October, 2014

White House fence jumper charged with kicking two police dogs
# North Lawn
# North Lawn

White House fence jumper charged with kicking two police dogs

Oct 23rd 2014, 7:53 PM 8,128 Views 28 Comments

Ah here, not again.

# washington - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

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

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

Oct 7th 2014, 11:12 AM 2,045 Views 2 Comments

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

# washington - Monday 8 September, 2014

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

The Redzone: No Washington monument likely for RGIII

Sep 8th 2014, 11:34 AM 3,335 Views 2 Comments

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
# Escalation
# Escalation

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

Sep 7th 2014, 1:22 PM 7,453 Views 25 Comments

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
# Iraq
# Iraq

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

Aug 19th 2014, 11:02 AM 6,825 Views 60 Comments

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
# Murder
# Murder

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

Aug 8th 2014, 11:19 PM 20,602 Views 22 Comments

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
# Emigrants
# Emigrants

Gilmore in Washington to 'highlight plight' of undocumented Irish

Jun 18th 2014, 8:30 AM 3,702 Views 37 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 10th 2014, 7:27 PM 6,069 Views 7 Comments

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

# washington - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

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

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

May 27th 2014, 9:28 AM 7,040 Views 2 Comments

They’ll help you carry on.

# washington - Friday 23 May, 2014

Naked man tackled outside the White House
# White House Down
# White House Down

Naked man tackled outside the White House

May 23rd 2014, 9:30 PM 9,868 Views 24 Comments

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

# washington - Saturday 10 May, 2014

Abducted schoolgirls: Michelle Obama to deliver White House address
# Nigeria
# Nigeria

Abducted schoolgirls: Michelle Obama to deliver White House address

May 10th 2014, 7:27 AM 8,895 Views 46 Comments

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
# Washington
# Washington

Irishman appointed as EU ambassador to the United States

May 6th 2014, 10:22 AM 6,669 Views 12 Comments

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
# Ukraine Crisis
# Ukraine Crisis

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

Apr 29th 2014, 10:23 AM 4,236 Views 41 Comments

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
# Cold Case
# Cold Case

FBI adds 'family annihilator' to Ten Most Wanted list

Apr 10th 2014, 6:44 PM 22,614 Views 17 Comments

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

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

Everyone who went to this Kings of Leon concert might have measles

Apr 8th 2014, 1:30 PM 2,619 Views 0 Comments

Well, some people anyway.

# washington - Thursday 3 April, 2014

US denies it created Twitter-style app to stir Cuban unrest
# Cold War Games
# Cold War Games

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

Apr 3rd 2014, 10:23 PM 8,387 Views 89 Comments

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