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Friday 29 September 2023 Dublin: 16°C

# North Carolina

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Family of Irishman killed in US struggling to bring his children back to Ireland
The children are currently in the care of their stepmother, who is the main suspect in the case.
Limerick man killed in domestic dispute in North Carolina
Investigators say that they are not looking for anyone outside the home.
68-year-old man attacked by shark in waist-deep water
Swimmers went back into the water within hours.
Sixth shark attack in two weeks leaves teen in critical condition
The teen suffered injuries to his right calf, buttocks and both hands while swimming with friends on Saturday.
Meet the most chill shark attack victim you're ever likely to see
Despite losing an arm, Hunter Treschl is taking it all in his stride.
A woman who disappeared while scheduled for a caesarean section has been found alive and well
One week later, Carrie Bradshaw-Crowther has finally been located. But the fate of her baby remains a mystery…
Father not guilty of murder because he killed his 4-year-old son while sleepwalking
The boy’s mother hyperventilated in court after the verdict.
Man charged with murder after three Muslim students killed
The incident occurred last night in North Carolina.
Mother calls American TV show to yell at her arguing pundit sons
The brothers may be divided by politics but they were brought together by mortification.
VIDEO: Rival drivers brawled at a NASCAR race in North Carolina last night
Matt Kenseth chased down Brad Keselowski in retaliation for something that happened on-track.
Men freed after 30 years in US prison for crime they didn't commit
The two men are mentally impaired and one of them is the longest serving death row inmate in North Carolina.
9 examples of WWE CEO Vince McMahon's unreal work ethic
The controversial billionaire wrestling promoter turned 69 recently.
9 people who just want to be friends with the North Carolina Rose
Closer to Jesus.
Couple caught on camera stealing a model dinosaur from a museum
Why, people? Why?
Suspects who stole baby dinosaur from a museum hand themselves in
Doyouthinktheysaurus? Yes. Yes they did.
Arthur kicks off US hurricane season, dampens July 4th celebrations
Florida and Carolina are taking the brunt of the wind and waves.
FBI adds 'family annihilator' to Ten Most Wanted list
Investigators say the man brutally murdered his wife, mother and three sons at their home in Maryland almost 40 years ago.
Police hunt man who sucked women's toes in Wal-Mart
But the Wal-Mart Toe Sucker is still at large.
Woman arrested for failing to return Jennifer Lopez video 9 years ago
That’s one serious late fee.
Man and wife die hours apart, after 65 years together
We have something in our eye.
'I still have a choice' - Rory McIlroy won't be pushed into Irish Olympic team
He’ll make the call further down the road to Rio.
Search efforts continue for two children trapped under dirt in the US
The 6-year-old girl and 7-year-old boy were believed to have been playing in a hole at a home at the time of the incident.
The final countdown: Obama and Romney in last push for votes
The candidates are criss-crossing the key battleground states with just hours to go before the US decides on Obama or Romney.
14 rescued, 2 still missing after Hurricane sinks 'HMS Bounty'
The tall ship – a replica of the one made famous by its mutiny – sank off North Carolina after being caught in Hurricane Sandy.
Video: Have you ever wondered what a Google data centre looks like?
The American corporation has released a video which shows the inside of its data centre in North Carolina. It’s not small.
Romney hits the road while Obama closes ranks ahead of second debate
Mitt Romney’s going to Ohio, Virginia and Iowa with a spring in his step; Barack Obama’s busy practising his lines.
Four die after rare meningitis outbreak in US
All cases involved patients who received steroid injections for back pain, health officials said today.
PGA Tour: Walker leads Wyndham at halfway stage
The 33-year-old went eight under par on day two. He lies one shot clear of, defending champion, Webb Simpson.
John Edwards will not face second trial over election fraud charges
Federal charges against the former senator and presidential candidate are being dropped, say US prosecutors.
Extraordinary Photo of Venus Crossing the Sun of the Day
The transit of the planet Venus across the face of the sun is an almost once in a lifetime event that was captured back in 2004 and will be visible again this coming week.
Video: Miracle escape as car explodes
Race car driver was clearly frustrated by the incident and walks off in a sulk…
US man drinks petrol from jar, lights cigarette, dies
Probably not the smartest move ever.
WATCH: Angry dad shoots daughter's laptop - nine times - over Facebook post
North Carolina dad Tommy Jordan wasn’t at all impressed with a post on his daughter’s page. So he took permanent action.
In pictures: the Wright Brothers' album of early flying machines
The brothers, their friends and their family took hundreds of images of their pioneering efforts in human flight.
9-year-old survives two days stuck in wrecked car
The young girl’s father died in the incident, police said. The girl survived by eating Pop-Tarts and drinking Gatorade.
Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
The very best of the week’s writing from around the globe.
In Pictures: the aftermath of Hurricane Irene
Residents return to their homes along the east coast as New York dealt with the effects of the tropical storm.
Water levels rise as New York braces for Irene's impact
Two million people are without electricity on the east coast as high winds and rough seas take at least ten lives…