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#9/11

# 911 - Thursday 3 May, 2012

British military carry out security tests ahead of Olympics
# Preparations
From The42
# Preparations

British military carry out security tests ahead of Olympics

May 3rd 2012, 6:55 PM 2,413 Views 7 Comments

The training includes the deployment of one weapon it hopes it never has to use

# 911 - Wednesday 2 May, 2012

On Afghan trip, Obama says US is on a path to 'destroying Al Qaeda'
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

On Afghan trip, Obama says US is on a path to 'destroying Al Qaeda'

May 2nd 2012, 8:20 AM 745 Views 8 Comments

The US president was speaking on the day he signed an agreement for the period after US forces withdraw from Afghanistan in 2014.

# 911 - Monday 30 April, 2012

World Trade Center is now New York's tallest building again
# Skyscrapers
# Skyscrapers

World Trade Center is now New York's tallest building again

Apr 30th 2012, 6:54 PM 9,983 Views 21 Comments

The new tower is reclaiming the title held by its predecessors destroyed on 9/11 – check out this time-lapse video of its eight-year construction…

# 911 - Tuesday 10 April, 2012

"The pilot is on my patio" - 911 tapes from Virginia jet crash released
# Jet Crash
# Jet Crash

"The pilot is on my patio" - 911 tapes from Virginia jet crash released

Apr 10th 2012, 11:53 AM 4,916 Views 2 Comments

The newly-released calls to emergency services reveal what local residents saw when the F-18 jet crashed into a retirement complex during a training flight on Friday.

# 911 - Thursday 5 April, 2012

Accused 9/11 mastermind to face trial over attacks
# 9/11 Attacks
# 9/11 Attacks

Accused 9/11 mastermind to face trial over attacks

Apr 5th 2012, 7:14 AM 2,436 Views 39 Comments

Khalid Sheikh Mohammed could face the death penalty along with four others if convicted.

# 911 - Thursday 1 March, 2012

US man drinks petrol from jar, lights cigarette, dies
# Darwin Award
From The Daily Edge
# Darwin Award

US man drinks petrol from jar, lights cigarette, dies

Mar 1st 2012, 9:53 AM 8,241 Views 42 Comments

Probably not the smartest move ever.

# 911 - Tuesday 28 February, 2012

Some 9/11 victims' remains went to landfill - Pentagon report
# 9/11
# 9/11

Some 9/11 victims' remains went to landfill - Pentagon report

Feb 28th 2012, 9:48 PM 6,914 Views 47 Comments

A report by the Pentagon has found that “several portions of remains” of people who died in the terrorist attacks were put in a landfill.

# 911 - Tuesday 7 February, 2012

Cancer rates ‘triple among NYPD officers’ after 9/11
# September 11th
# September 11th

Cancer rates ‘triple among NYPD officers’ after 9/11

Feb 7th 2012, 3:15 PM 4,544 Views 29 Comments

New statistics show that the number of police officers applying for cancer-related disability pensions following the 9/11 terrorist attacks has tripled.

# 911 - Friday 20 January, 2012

Mark Wahlberg apologises for saying he could have prevented 9/11 hijackings
# Gaffe
From The Daily Edge
# Gaffe

Mark Wahlberg apologises for saying he could have prevented 9/11 hijackings

Jan 20th 2012, 2:02 PM 6,500 Views 31 Comments

Wahlberg had suggested he could have single-handedly prevented the tragedy if he had been on one of the planes.

# 911 - Friday 16 December, 2011

Christopher Hitchens, author and polemicist, dead at 62
# Hitchens
# Hitchens

Christopher Hitchens, author and polemicist, dead at 62

Dec 16th 2011, 7:38 AM 3,437 Views 36 Comments

Weakened by cancer, Hitchens continued to write for Vanity Fair in his final days, questioning the saying that what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger

# 911 - Thursday 17 November, 2011

Osama bin Laden was 'tender, gentle family man', says successor
# Bin Laden
# Bin Laden

Osama bin Laden was 'tender, gentle family man', says successor

Nov 17th 2011, 9:37 AM 1,529 Views 26 Comments

Ayman al-Zawahiri said he wanted to “show the human side” of the man responsible for the 9/11 attacks.

# 911 - Thursday 22 September, 2011

US, Ireland walk out as Iran delivers UN speech
# Iran
# Iran

US, Ireland walk out as Iran delivers UN speech

Sep 22nd 2011, 6:46 PM 1,496 Views 49 Comments

US delegates leave chambers after President Ahmadinejad refers to 9/11 attacks as a “mystery”.

# 911 - Sunday 18 September, 2011

Tánaiste to address the United Nations General Assembly
# United Nations
# United Nations

Tánaiste to address the United Nations General Assembly

Sep 18th 2011, 7:31 PM 747 Views 4 Comments

The UNGA meets for the 66th this week with the issue of Palestinian statehood among the topics to be discussed.

# 911 - Wednesday 14 September, 2011

Liverpool striker displays bad grammar, unpopular 9/11 views on Twitter
# Hot Water
From The42
# Hot Water

Liverpool striker displays bad grammar, unpopular 9/11 views on Twitter

Sep 14th 2011, 12:13 PM 1,239 Views 4 Comments

Liverpool striker Nathan Eccleston is in trouble with the club after comments he made on Twitter about September 11th.

Osama Bin Laden sends message from beyond the grave
# Al Qaeda
# Al Qaeda

Osama Bin Laden sends message from beyond the grave

Sep 14th 2011, 12:08 PM 1,186 Views 11 Comments

Al-Qaeda has issued a video to mark the anniversary of 9/11 in which new leader Ayman al-Zawahri applauds the Arab Spring uprising. It also contains previously unreleased messages from Bin Laden.

# 911 - Tuesday 13 September, 2011

Victim's name spelled incorrectly on 9/11 memorial
# 9/11
# 9/11

Victim's name spelled incorrectly on 9/11 memorial

Sep 13th 2011, 8:45 PM 1,552 Views 25 Comments

The family of Jeffrey Schreier, who died in the attacks on the World Trade Centre ten years ago, were stunned to see the misspelling.

# 911 - Monday 12 September, 2011

Fighter jets escort US passenger flights after alarm raised over bathroom use
# Escorts
# Escorts

Fighter jets escort US passenger flights after alarm raised over bathroom use

Sep 12th 2011, 9:20 PM 1,265 Views 17 Comments

Airline officials said that two passengers on board an American Airlines flight from LA spent an “extraordinarily long time” in the plane’s bathroom.

# 911 - Sunday 11 September, 2011

The Daily Fix: Sunday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Sunday

Sep 11th 2011, 7:47 PM 1,587 Views 2 Comments

In tonight’s Fix: 9/11 remembered on emotional day in New York and elsewhere; the latest on David Norris’ possible Áras race re-entry; and why India’s sexiest woman is coming to Dublin…

In pictures: Emotional memorial at Ground Zero
# 9/11
# 9/11

In pictures: Emotional memorial at Ground Zero

Sep 11th 2011, 6:30 PM 1,226 Views 9 Comments

Images from the emotional ceremony held at the National September 11 Memorial in New York today.

In numbers: the September 11 terrorist attacks
# September 11
# September 11

In numbers: the September 11 terrorist attacks

Sep 11th 2011, 5:00 PM 1,415 Views 43 Comments

2996 people died in the attacks on September 11, 2001. Here, in numbers, is the story of the actions that took place that day.

“I was due in the Pentagon”: High-profile Irish figures recall 9/11
# 9/11
# 9/11

“I was due in the Pentagon”: High-profile Irish figures recall 9/11

Sep 11th 2011, 4:30 PM 666 Views 1 Comment

“Where were you when you heard?” Some well-known Irish figures with a link to the US remember the moment they realised what had happened in New York – and what it meant to them.

Watch: Paul Simon performs The Sound of Silence at Ground Zero
# 9/11
# 9/11

Watch: Paul Simon performs The Sound of Silence at Ground Zero

Sep 11th 2011, 4:22 PM 3,194 Views 10 Comments

Simon performed an emotional tribute at Ground Zero in New York today.

Where were you when...Irish politicians remember 9/11
# Memories
# Memories

Where were you when...Irish politicians remember 9/11

Sep 11th 2011, 2:31 PM 415 Views 5 Comments

Some of Ireland’s politicians share their memories of September 11, 2001 with TheJournal.ie.

In pics: The most iconic photos of the 9/11 attacks
# 9/11
# 9/11

In pics: The most iconic photos of the 9/11 attacks

Sep 11th 2011, 1:47 PM 4,135 Views 4 Comments

On the tenth anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the United States, we take a look back at some of the most poignant images of that day.

Watch Live: America remembers 9/11 ten years on
# 9/11
# 9/11

Watch Live: America remembers 9/11 ten years on

Sep 11th 2011, 1:28 PM 284 Views 0 Comments

Watch live as memorial ceremonies continue in the US on the anniversary of 9/11

9/11: What the rest of the world is saying
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# 9/11

9/11: What the rest of the world is saying

Sep 11th 2011, 12:53 PM 719 Views 0 Comments

As commemorative services take place across the US, we take a look at the rest of the world’s take on the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on America.

Pictures and video: Memorial dedicated to the victims of United 93
# 9/11
# 9/11

Pictures and video: Memorial dedicated to the victims of United 93

Sep 11th 2011, 12:29 PM 677 Views 1 Comment

Forty passengers and crew were killed when the hijacked plane crashed in a field in Shanksville, Pennsylvania.

‘Everything was pulverised’: A New York firefighter reflects ten years on
# 9/11
# 9/11

‘Everything was pulverised’: A New York firefighter reflects ten years on

Sep 11th 2011, 9:30 AM 203 Views 5 Comments

Eddie Boles was on his day off when two planes struck the Twin Towers in New York. He recounts that day and how he and his colleagues are dealing with its consequences ten years on.

Ceremonies in memory of 9/11 get underway
# 9/11
# 9/11

Ceremonies in memory of 9/11 get underway

Sep 11th 2011, 8:09 AM 377 Views 17 Comments

A multi-faith ceremony will take place in Dublin this morning, while memorials have already taken place in Australia, Malaysia, Japan and at the Rugby World Cup in New Zealand…

# 911 - Saturday 10 September, 2011

FDNY deals with fire in Manhattan skyscraper
# New York
# New York

FDNY deals with fire in Manhattan skyscraper

Sep 10th 2011, 8:26 PM 1,043 Views 6 Comments

The Daily Fix: Saturday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Saturday

Sep 10th 2011, 7:55 PM 2,063 Views 9 Comments

All of the day’s main news, plus the little bits and pieces you may have missed…

Watch: How 11 September 2001 unfolded
# 9/11
# 9/11

Watch: How 11 September 2001 unfolded

Sep 10th 2011, 7:30 PM 1,315 Views 29 Comments

The key moments of one of the worst days in US history in words and video.

After the fall: How TV and film coped with the loss of the Twin Towers image
# 9/11
# 9/11

After the fall: How TV and film coped with the loss of the Twin Towers image

Sep 10th 2011, 5:59 PM 2,787 Views 14 Comments

The fall of the WTC left many TV and film producers with difficult decisions: should they remove any images of them, or leave them intact?

Obama calls for national unity ahead of 9/11 remembrances
# 9/11
# 9/11

Obama calls for national unity ahead of 9/11 remembrances

Sep 10th 2011, 5:58 PM 175 Views 2 Comments

In his weekly address, a day before the 9/11 anniversary, Barack Obama pays tribute to how a “resilient nation” reacted.

9/11 conspiracy theories: the alternative accounts of September 11
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# 9/11

9/11 conspiracy theories: the alternative accounts of September 11

Sep 10th 2011, 3:00 PM 8,252 Views 87 Comments

No planes, controlled demolitions, holograms and missiles – just some of the theories surrounding 9/11.

NFL sees sense, allows players to wear commemorative 9/11 gear
# Tribute
From The42
# Tribute

NFL sees sense, allows players to wear commemorative 9/11 gear

Sep 10th 2011, 1:15 PM 265 Views 0 Comments

American football chiefs have relaxed their strict uniform policy ahead of tomorrow’s anniversary.

9/11 in music: Seven tribute songs inspired by 2001 attacks
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From The Daily Edge
# 9/11

9/11 in music: Seven tribute songs inspired by 2001 attacks

Sep 10th 2011, 1:00 PM 1,886 Views 6 Comments

From Interpol to Slayer, a wide range of artists reacted to the events of 9/11 in their music and lyrics. Here’s a selection of those tributes.