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# chicago - Sunday 20 May, 2012

From The Daily Edge Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# chicago - Saturday 19 May, 2012

Plan to attack Obama campaign HQ during NATO summit foiled, say US police

The two-day summit of world leaders is due to start tomorrow in Chicago.

# chicago - Wednesday 16 May, 2012

From The Daily Edge Teachers Dancing Behind Students Video of the Day Scarlet This post contains videos

# chicago - Saturday 12 May, 2012

Man found guilty of murdering three members of Jennifer Hudson's family US

Man found guilty of murdering three members of Jennifer Hudson's family

William Balfour was found guilty of the first-degree murder of the Grammy Award winner’s mother, brother and nephew in 2008.

# chicago - Monday 30 April, 2012

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.

# chicago - Tuesday 20 March, 2012

# chicago - Monday 19 March, 2012

Ding ding! Enda Kenny set to ring opening bell on Wall Street today

The Taoiseach is in the middle of his trip to the US to promote Ireland. Tomorrow he will meet President Obama in the White House for a bilateral meeting.

# chicago - Tuesday 13 March, 2012

From The Daily Edge Riverdance bids farewell to US Goodbye Riverdance

Riverdance bids farewell to US

After 16 years Riverdance will end its US tour in June. The final St Patrick’s Day performance will take place in Chicago this weekend.

# chicago - Monday 12 March, 2012

From The Daily Edge Home Alone house sells for $1.58m Home Alone House

Home Alone house sells for $1.58m

The Home Alone mansion sells for well under the asking price.

# chicago - Tuesday 28 February, 2012

From The Daily Edge Jennifer Hudson listed as witness in family's murder trial Jennifer Hudson

Jennifer Hudson listed as witness in family's murder trial

The man accused of the murder of Hudson’s mother, brother and nephew in 2008 is due to go on trial in April.

# chicago - Tuesday 31 January, 2012

From The Daily Edge Newt Gingrich is getting sued for using 'Eye of the Tiger' during rallies Newt Gingrich This post contains videos

Newt Gingrich is getting sued for using 'Eye of the Tiger' during rallies

But he’s not the first politician to face the wrath of the music industry for his choice of song during campaign rallies.

# chicago - Wednesday 25 January, 2012

Transatlantic flight diverted to Shannon after ‘smell of smoke’ on board

The British Airways flight resumed its journey to Chicago in the early hours of this morning.

# chicago - Wednesday 18 January, 2012

From The42 American dream: Lynam takes a year out to travel Star In Stripes

American dream: Lynam takes a year out to travel

Westmeath forward Conor Lynam has informed management that he will not be available for the 2012 league and championship.

# chicago - Wednesday 11 January, 2012

Mind now: China and India warned over skyscraper boom

Skyscrapers may herald financial crises, according to an ongoing study of the construction of tall buildings.

# chicago - Thursday 22 December, 2011

Two of US serial killer's 'victims' turn up alive after 30 years

John Wayne Gacy, executed in 1994 after his conviction for murdering 33 young men, was America’s worst serial killer.

# chicago - Sunday 18 December, 2011

Family of five killed in suspected murder-suicide

Five members of a family, including three children, were killed in what is thought to be a murder-suicide in a small town in Illinois.

# chicago - Thursday 17 November, 2011

Gunman opens fire at FedEx facility in Chicago - reports US

Gunman opens fire at FedEx facility in Chicago - reports

Report was phoned in but police are now investigating.

# chicago - Sunday 16 October, 2011

Arrests in Chicago, New York and Rome following global day of action

Protests in Rome turned violent, while in Dublin there were peaceful marches in the city centre.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Nine things to know this morning….

# chicago - Friday 23 September, 2011

From The Daily Edge Watch: Fifty people, one question - your favourite memory Favourite Memories This post contains videos

Watch: Fifty people, one question - your favourite memory

Irish director Galvea Kelly creates a gorgeous snapshot of people on the streets of Chicago remembering their finest moments. Pass the Kleenex.

# chicago - Monday 22 August, 2011

Introducing: the 32 contestants in this year’s Rose of Tralee Rose Of Tralee This post contains images

Introducing: the 32 contestants in this year’s Rose of Tralee

Which of these 10 Irish and 22 international entrants are ‘lovely and fair’ enough to become the 53rd Rose of Tralee?

# chicago - Saturday 23 July, 2011

From The Daily Edge Man shows up in Las Vegas 25 years after being declared dead US

Man shows up in Las Vegas 25 years after being declared dead

The FBI investigated the disappearance of Chicago man Arthur Gerald Jones in 1979 before an Illinois court declared him dead in 1986.

# chicago - Tuesday 28 June, 2011

Illinois governor tried to sell Obama's Senate seat

Two-term governor of Obama’s home state was convicted of a range of corruption charges yesterday.

# chicago - Friday 24 June, 2011

Conrad Black sent back to jail for defrauding investors

The fallen newspaper mogul is given 3.5 years in jail, but his two years already served will be discounted.

# chicago - Thursday 23 June, 2011

From The42 View From New: my kind of town, as baseball calls the tune Empire State

View From New: my kind of town, as baseball calls the tune

A flight from Chicago to New York with a die-hard fan and the Yankees as in-flight entertainment. Not bad.

# chicago - Wednesday 25 May, 2011

From The Daily Edge Three of the most controversial moments of Oprah's 25 years on television Oprah This post contains videos

Three of the most controversial moments of Oprah's 25 years on television

As Oprah Winfrey’s famous talk show ends its run after 25 years on the air, TheJournal.ie looks at some of the most controversial moments which arose on the programme.

# chicago - Monday 16 May, 2011

Emanuel sworn in in Chicago – as Irish-American’s record 22-year tenure ends

Former White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel becomes the new Mayor of Chicago, succeeding Richard M Daley.

# chicago - Sunday 15 May, 2011

Three children amongst six people dead after Chicago apartment fire US

Three children amongst six people dead after Chicago apartment fire

Dozens more were injured as residents jumped from the three-storey apartment building in suburban Chicago after it caught fire in the early hours of Sunday morning.

# chicago - Friday 13 May, 2011

Bradley Manning supporter to file lawsuit over laptop seizure

David House, a founding member of the The Bradley Manning Support Network, says his property was illegally seized at an airport.

# chicago - Tuesday 19 April, 2011

Father speaks about Natasha McShane's struggles a year on from brutal attack

Natasha was attacked in Chicago in April 2010, leaving her with brain injuries. She is currently being cared for by her family in Armagh, Northern Ireland.

# chicago - Wednesday 2 February, 2011

In photos: Severe winter storm spreads across US US This post contains images

In photos: Severe winter storm spreads across US

Thousands of flights cancelled as ice, snow and strong winds spread over 2,000 miles of North America.

# chicago - Friday 28 January, 2011

Natasha McShane's recovery impeded by superbug

Irish student who was seriously assaulted in a late-night attack in Chicago last year has contracted a superbug after undergoing brain surgery.

# chicago - Tuesday 25 January, 2011

Rahm Emanuel back on Chicago mayor ballot US

Rahm Emanuel back on Chicago mayor ballot

Obama’s former chief of staff hasn’t been beaten yet…

# chicago - Monday 24 January, 2011

Rahm Emanuel blocked from Chicago mayor bid US

Rahm Emanuel blocked from Chicago mayor bid

Obama’s former chief of staff had raised over $10m from a range of Hollywood supporters, including Steven Spielberg and Aaron Sorkin.

# chicago - Thursday 6 January, 2011

Obama to name Irish-American as new Chief of Staff

William Daley – the brother of retiring Chicago mayor Richard – will succeed Rahm Emanuel, who himself is running in Chicago.

# chicago - Thursday 30 September, 2010

White House chief of staff to quit tomorrow - reports

Obama’s right-hand-man, Rahm Emanuel, is to quit in order to seek election as the Mayor of Chicago.

# chicago - Thursday 9 September, 2010

Obama's chief of staff set for Chicago mayor run United States

Obama's chief of staff set for Chicago mayor run

Rahm Emanuel could succeed an Irish-American as the mayor of Obama’s home town – and jump ship as the White House sinks.

# chicago - Tuesday 31 August, 2010

Dutch police question men over terror suspicion

Taped-up bundles found in passengers’ luggage have led to suspicions about a “dry run” for a terrorist attack.

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