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Tuesday 28 March 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# Arizona

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# Solar Power
How this plane is travelling across America without any fuel
Powered entirely by the sun, the plane can fly by day or night but it will never be able to carry passengers.
# gun laws
Gabby Giffords asks American public to sign petition for gun laws
The former congresswoman, who nearly died in a 2011 shooting, makes a strong plea.
# United States
Question marks over conviction as man is released after 42 years in jail
Louis Taylor was convicted of lighting a fire in a US hotel in 1970 which killed 29 people. After 42 years of maintaining his innocence, he has been released.
# northern soul
McDowell produces masterclass to beat Lowry at WGC World Matchplay
GMac will play Jason Day in the quarter-final after a superb front nine did for the Offaly giantkiller.
# Pow!
Holy cash cow Batman! Original Batmobile sells for $4.2 million
The original 19-foot car was used in the Batman television series in the 1960s.
# Arizona
Gunman gets life for Arizona shooting that wounded Congresswoman
Jared Lee Loughner has been sentenced to serve seven consecutive life sentences, plus 140 years in federal prison for the January 2011 shooting rampage that killed six people and wounded 13 others.
# Milk was a bad choice
Two million people watch Justin Bieber puke on stage...
… are you about to join them? Bonus footage of dancers prancing through the sick.
# Fox News
Fox News shows live footage of man shooting himself
The presenter then issued an apology, stating that the broadcaster “really messed up”.
# Arizona
Jared Lee Loughner pleads guilty to Arizona shooting rampage
Loughner, 23, has pleaded guilty to killing six people and wounding 13 others, including then-Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords.
# Incredible
Autistic man survives 3-week ordeal in Utah desert
A local deputy who had recently completed training in search and rescue operations for people with autism helped to locate the man in the sprawling desert – using a very interesting tip.
# Chips
Massive investment planned for Intel's Leixlip plant
CEO Paul Otellini hinted at the expansion during an investor meeting earlier this month.
# Smuggling
Man caught smuggling cocaine in wheelchair
US border protection agents noticed something strange about the wheelchair cushion…
# missing children
Child abductions from home relatively rare, say US experts
Police say they continue to keep an open mind in their investigation into the disappearance of Isabel Mercedes Celis, 6.
# Missing Child
Tucson police investigate disappearance of girl, 6, from family home
Search was launched on Saturday morning after parents reported the young child missing.
Massive search underway for six-year-old Isabel amid kidnapping fears
Police in Arizona say that the young girl vanished from her bedroom in Tucson.
Irishman dies in US road crash
# US 2012
Romney scores major wins in Michigan and Arizona primaries
Mitt Romney overcomes a strong showing from Rick Santorum to top polls in Michigan – the state where his father was governor.
# Holywood star
McIlroy returns to scene of American debut for Match Play showdown
The Holywood could be top of the world by Sunday night… or he could be checking out of his hotel in a few hours’ time.
# hut!
Friday night lights: Navan's Páirc Tailteann to host high-school American football game
Teams from Arizona and Pennsylvania will line out.
# Gabrielle Giffords
Gabrielle Giffords steps down from Congress
The Congresswoman, who was injured during a shooting last year, released a video in which she thanked those who supported her.
# Arizona
In pictures: Giffords leads remembrance of Arizona shooting
The Democratic congresswoman — who has struggled to re-learn to walk after being shot in the head — stepped onstage to cheers from the crowd last night.
# survivor
US student survives after nine days stranded in snow
Lauren Weinberg got stuck in a mountain area of Arizona with no heavy coat, blankets or gloves and only two candy bars for food.
# Crash
Six feared dead in Arizona plane crash
Six people, including three young siblings, are feared dead following the crash of a small aircraft in an Arizona mountain range.
# Stranded
Former US governor candidate stranded in Ukraine after online dating scam
“I was looking for a Ukrainian mate, a partner, somebody who would stay with me, be my wife,” said 53-year-old Cary Dolego.
# Giffords
Will injured US Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords run for reelection?
Giffords has had her first TV interview since she was seriously injured in January’s shooting, speaking clearly but haltingly.
# Gabrielle Giffords
Giffords speaks fluently in first TV interview since shooting
Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords gives her first major interview since surviving a point-blank assassination attempt 10 months ago.
# Knucklehead
WATCH: A streaker dressed up as a referee caused a bench-clearing brawl at this college football game last night
Exactly what it says on the tin.
# Giffords
Recovering Giffords to attend astronaut husband's retirement ceremony
The congresswoman who was near-fatally shot in January is married to Mark Kelly, the commander of the last mission of space shuttle Endeavour in May.
# Arizona
Arizona shooting suspect back in court for mental health hearing
Jared Lee Loughner is accused of a gun attack in Arizona which killed six people and seriously injured US Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords.
# power cut
Planes grounded and nuclear power plant shuts amid major US, Mexico power cut
The power outage has affected over 1 million people and sparked the automatic shut-down of two nuclear reactors.
# Ouch
Man survives being impaled on pruning shears... through eye socket
Leroy Luetscher, 86, was gardening when he fell on the tool – which went through his eye and into his head.
# Snakes in Pants
Risky business: Man steals snakes... by stuffing them in his shorts
Eric Fiegel was either very brave or very stupid. Either way he got caught.
# Rogue Pandas
Arizona drivers warned of 'rogue panda rampage'
Local police say that, contrary to the hacked electronic street sign, the area has not had any problems involving a rampaging panda.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Friday
Catch up on the day’s big news – as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…
# Arizona
Girl who suffocated in storage bin 'locked in for stealing an ice pop'
Arizona 10-year-old Ame Deal was put in a box after taking a popsicle without permission. She died while locked inside.
# Arizona
Politician takes aim at journalist...with a gun
However the state senator in Arizona was merely showing off her weapon to the local journalist.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Wednesday
NOTW phone hacking controversy, Dáil protests over bailout troika and hospital cuts, and your guide to Oxegen. These and more in today’s Fix:
# Gabrielle Giffords
Giffords discharged from hospital five months after shooting
The Arizona congresswoman had spent five months in various hospitals, but will still require intense daily therapy.
# Gabrielle Giffords
Revealed: First pictures of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords since near-fatal shooting
The first images of the Arizona representative since the shooting in January were posted to her Facebook page earlier today.