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# Arizona

Last year
Arizona poll watchers ordered to keep their distance in US midterm vote
Voting for the midterm elections has been underway for the past 10 days in Arizona
# Roe v Wade
White House blasts near-complete ban on abortion in Arizona
The only exemption to the ban is if the woman’s life is in jeopardy.
# Wildfires
Wildfires force hundreds to evacuate in Arizona and California
The number of square miles burned so far this year is more than double the 10-year national average.
# us wildfires
Firefighters battling New Mexico blaze brace for windy conditions
Fire managers have warned of windy conditions expected in the coming days. Officials urged residents to remain vigilant for further possible evacuation orders.
# we vs i
Declaring thousands of baptisms in US invalid due to word error 'over the top', Irish priest says
Thousands of Catholics in the US and Brazil may have to be re-baptised because the priest in question said ‘we’ instead of ‘I’.
All time
# United States
Arizona certifies Biden’s election victory over Trump
He is just the second Democrat in 70 years to win the state.
# US president-elect
Joe Biden wins total of 306 electoral votes, with 232 for Donald Trump - US media
Biden’s win in Arizona represents a ‘flip’ of the state to Democrat for the first time since 1996.
# election 2020
Joe Biden: 'The numbers tell us a clear and convincing story'
The candidate said he is going to win the 2020 US presidential election.
# Mark Kelly
Former astronaut takes Senate seat previously held by John McCain
Mark Kelly is the husband of former Democratic Representative Gabrielle Giffords.
# biden v trump
When can we expect to get results in remaining states?
The end is in sight, but could still take days.
# campaign trial
Donald Trump says election is choice between 'super-recovery' and 'Biden depression'
The pair will both head to Florida today as they attempt to chase votes in the state.
# Arizona
David Blaine floats over desert with helium balloons in latest stunt
The stunt was reminiscent of a scene in the film Up.
# phoenix
Derailed train causes huge fire and bridge collapse in Arizona
The incident occurred in Phoenix.
# Covid-19
'All the bars were packed': Irish people describe life in US states where the virus is surging
Cases of the disease have been stable in Ireland – but there have been alarming increases in parts of the US.
# Arizona
Trump uses derogatory 'kung flu' term, and still refuses to wear mask, at latest rally
In Phoenix, Trump hailed “patriotic young Americans who stand up tall for America and refuse to kneel to the radical left”.
# long journey
Mormon community leave Mexico in convoy after attack which left nine women and children dead
Monday’s deadly attack occurred as the women travelled with their children to visit relatives.
# Great Famine
Commemoration of the Great Famine to take place in Arizona
Josepha Madigan said the event will recognise the ongoing role of the Irish diaspora and Irish-Americans in Arizona.
# Rivalry
O'Brien confirms Arizona on course to challenge Siskin for Phoenix Stakes
O’Brien could run as many as four of his finest at The Curragh.
# Arizona
US policeman who was fired over fatally shooting unarmed man was rehired so he could claim pension
Philip Brailsford was acquitted of the murder of Daniel Shaver in an Arizona hotel in January 2016.
# Science Fair
Irish student to have asteroid named after him after winning a top award at international science fair
Around 1,700 students worldwide compete for a pool of awards worth $4 million.
# Nathan Sutherland
Nurse pleads not guilty to raping and impregnating US woman in coma for over a decade
The woman (29), who has been in long-term care since the age of 3, gave birth to a baby boy in December.
# Arizona
Nurse charged with rape after US woman in coma for over a decade gives birth
The 29-year-old woman, who has been in long-term care since the age of 3, gave birth to a baby boy in December.
# Sexual Assault
DNA samples of male staff taken after woman in coma for over a decade gives birth in US hospital
Police in Arizona have begun a sexual assault probe following the birth in late December.
# phoenix
Police investigation launched in Arizona after reports woman in coma for 10 years gave birth
The birth was reported by a local Phoenix news organisation.
# Arizona
US woman found alive 6 days after car lands on tree
Her car plunged 50 feet into a mesquite tree where it remained suspended above the ground.
# Rescued
Arizona man broke both of his legs and fought off rattlesnakes after mine shaft fall
Authorities have said John Waddell is lucky to be alive.
# Arizona
Final farewells to John McCain as former US senator lies in state
A private ceremony will be held this morning at the Arizona State Capitol Museum rotunda, where McCain will lie in state.
# sound tay
Taylor Swift invited 2,000 adoptive and foster children to a dress rehearsal for her upcoming tour
The ‘Reputation’ stadium tour kicks off this week.
# ahead of themselves
US hospital tried to speak to the Children's Hospital Group before launch of abandoned Phoenix name
Last month Health Minister Simon Harris confirmed the name Phoenix Children’s Health would not be used on foot of a threatened legal action from the Phoenix Children’s Hospital in Arizona.
# autonomous
Uber self-driving car kills Arizona pedestrian
Uber said it is to suspend its self-driving car programme.
# Arizona
Three dead after tour helicopter crashes in the Grand Canyon
Another four people were injured in the crash.
# Harvey Weinstein
A man was filmed slapping Harvey Weinstein after he declined a selfie at a restaurant
This is the most ridiculous story of 2018.
# phoenix
94-year-old Arizona woman frees herself from attempted kidnap after seven hours locked in boot of car
The elderly woman was locked in the boot of her own car by a man, who then drove the car to a nearby shopping complex and parked it there.
# Arizona
Dallas Cowboys become latest team to take a knee in opposition to Trump
The team’s players knelt before the national anthem last night, before standing and locking arms with owner Jerry Jones during the song itself.
# joe arpaio
Explainer: Why Trump pardoned a former sheriff who 'racially profiled' illegal immigrants
“America’s toughest sheriff” Joe Arpaio was a vocal supporter of the US President from the outset.
# joe arpaio
85-year-old who boasted of being 'America's toughest sheriff' found guilty of federal crime
The high profile Joe Arpaio cultivated in the media came back to haunt him.
# Global Warming
Rising temperatures will make it harder for planes to take off in coming decades
Some fully loaded planes may have to remove fuel, cargo or passengers, a study has warned.
# 49 degrees
It's so hot in Phoenix, planes aren't allowed fly
It’s too hot for some craft to operate.
# drive-by-shootings
Arizona police think they've caught the mystery 'Serial Street Shooter'
Former bus driver Aaron Juan Saucedo has been linked to nine shootings
# Border Crossing
The Mexican tribe that fears it will be split in two by Trump's border wall
For the few remaining Tohono O’odham natives, the mooted wall could mean an end to their way of life as they know it.