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Wednesday 29 March 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Atlanta

All time
# videobomb
Watch this young dancing guy totally own a live news report
Wait for it…
# Let It Snow
Hospital turns grounds into winter wonderland for sick kids
Here’s your daily dose of Christmas cheer.
# world of celebs
Mumford and Sons got booted out of a strip club... it's The Dredge
They probably scuffed their tweeds on the way out. The very best of the day’s celebrity dirt.
# going ape
Adorable little girl makes instant friends with gorilla
And smooches it. Ew, gorilla cooties.
# a bug's life
'Moving cheese' on airport sandwich turns out to be maggots
The diner thought the maggots were Parmesan, until they started squirming.
# Delta
Plane flying to US makes emergency landing at Shannon
The Delta plane was flying from Milan to Atlanta when it had to make the emergency landing.
# Dublin City
IBM's 'Deep Thunder' system could be used in Dublin to predict flash floods
It’s hoped the new micro-forecasting technology could be helpful in developing an early-warning system for vulnerable businesses and householders.
# Trayvon Martin
Thousands gather for ‘Justice for Trayvon’ rallies across US
The rallies and vigils were held in at least 101 cities.
Russian Olympic wrestler strangled to death with whip
Chechen-Ool Mongush was apparently murdered by a rural herdsman.
One half of Kris Kross dead at 34
Chris Kelly was better known as Mac Daddy in the nineties duo.
# Eamon Gilmore
Gilmore to host 'Invest in Ireland' business forum on second day of US trip
Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore is in Atlanta, Georgia as part of his St Patrick’s Day programme.
# Shooting
14-year-old shot in head at US school
The teenager was shot and a teacher was injured at the school in Atlanta, Georgia.
Church shooting suspect to appear in court
Floyd Palmer is accused of shooting a church volunteer in Atlanta, Georgia on Wednesday.
# gun control
Want to win a gun? Georgia sports store says: 'Just vote'
A store near Atlanta has raised legal eyebrows – because its promotion could be seen as an enticement to vote.
# Coca-Cola
In Pics: The World of Coca-Cola museum. Can you stomach it?
If you’ve ever reached the end of your 500ml bottle of sugary pop and thought to yourself, I really want to know more about this company, this is for you.
# On track
Olympic themes: the best and worst of Summer Games songs
How does the London 2012 theme shape up to those of yester-Olympics?
# Tragic
Usher's stepson Kile loses fight for life
The 11-year-old died of heart failure yesterday – two weeks after a serious boating accident.
# Breakout
Atlanta jail tells inmates: We'll reward you if you can break out
The locks on the Fulton County Jail are so weak they’re useless – and the jail’s found a clever way to try out the new ones.
# Fail
Drugs smugglers leave bag on airport carousel
“What did we forget?”…
# Jobs
Bruton kicks off five-day trade mission to US
Richard Bruton will visit Boston, Raleigh, Atlanta, Minneapolis and Chicago on a five-day mission organised by IDA Ireland.
# Lawsuit
21 ex-players to sue NFL over concussions
Former pros including Patrick Surtain and Oronde Gadsden have accused the organisation of deliberately omitting or concealing evidence linking concussions and long-term neurological problems.
Herman Cain faces affair allegations
The woman, Ginger White (pictured) said that she had an affair with the married US Republican presidential hopeful for 13 years.
# Chimney Rescue
Watch: Teen rescued from chimney after 10 hours
Police said the teenager was screaming for help from inside the chimney when firefighters arrived on the scene yesterday.
# Occupy Oakland
In photos: Riot police clash with Occupy Oakland protesters
Tension built up between protesters and police after the #occupy group was evicted from a city plaza yesterday morning.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Monday
Catch up on the day’s biggest news stories as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed.
# Wesley Snipes
Wesley Snipes to stay in prison after failed appeal
A US federal court today rejected the Hollywood star’s appeal of his three-year term.
# Georgia
Woman given probation after drunk driver kills her son
Raquel Nelson was charged with vehicular homicide after her son was killed as they crossed the road without using a pedestrian crossing.
Two women undergo hand transplants in United States
A 26-year-old who lost her hand in a traffic accident has undergone a successful hand transplant in California, as has a 21-year-old Atlanta woman who had her hand amputated in infancy.