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Monday 25 September 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# North Carolina

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Hurricane Irene claims first victim as it lashes North Carolina
The storm has hit land along the east coast of the United States with North Carolina so far the hardest hit.
"Don't wait. Don't delay" - Obama urges those in Irene's path to move quickly
Over two million people are affected by evacuation orders as Hurricane Irene heads for land off the eastern sea board of the United States.
Debate over evacuation as Hurricane Irene heads for US east coast
A hurricane watch has been issued for the outer banks of North Carolina which means hurricane conditions could hit the US east coast within 36 hours.
NASCAR driver loses driving licence for 45 days... for speeding
Kyle Busch, who currently leads the championship standings, was caught driving a borrowed car at 128mph in a 45mph zone.
5.9-magnitude earthquake strikes eastern United States
The earthquake sparked the emergency evacuation of the Pentagon, the White House and several airport control towers.
Want a date with Mila Kunis? Just ask...
A US marine asked the Black Swan actress out via a YouTube video, and she said yes!
Arthritic man robs $1 from bank – so he can get healthcare in jail
An American man resorted to crime simply because he couldn’t afford health care without being in state custody.
Blackbeard's anchor recovered off coast of North Carolina
The anchor of the Queen Anne’s Revenge – weighting well over a tonne and measuring 11 feet long – is salvaged.
Death toll from US storms rises to 45
The search for survivors gets underway across southern states of America. More than 240 tornadoes have been reported.
Death toll from US storms rises to 35
The storms that already hit three states in the US Deep South spread to the state of North Carolina on Saturday where 14 people died.
Man used Google Maps to find location to hide wife's body, US court hears
Prosecution in North Carolina murder trial claims the accused man had accessed satellite images of the place where her body was found.