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# Ohio

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# US 2012
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.
# United Ireland?
Republic and Northern Ireland will eventually be reunited, predicts Enda Kenny
During a question and answer session in Ohio, the Taoiseach predicts Ireland will be united – ‘but not in the near future’.
# US 2012
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.
# America
Amish sect found guilty of cutting off beards
The breakaway Amish group carried out the attacks against rivals in the community.
# United States
Man who weighs over 34 stone says he's too obese to be executed
Ohio death row inmate Ronald Post shot and killed a hotel clerk in northern Ohio almost 30 years ago.
# US 2012
President Obama: "I need you to stand with me, Ohio"
The US President visited Ohio the day before the Democratic Convention, and spoke about economic recovery.
# Fed Express
Federer beats Djokovic in straight sets to re-assert his dominance
The Swiss maestro pulverised the Serb in the first set before a contest developed.
# Top seeds
Djokovic gains revenge against del Potro to set up Federer final
The Serb was a straight-sets winner over the man who bested him at London 2012.
# Ohio
Ohio man brings weapons to Batman screening for 'protection'.
Scott A Smith brought guns, ammunition and knives into the theatre in Westlake in Ohio.
Colorado shooting victims being laid to rest in Ohio, Texas
Matt McQuinn, who dived in front of his girlfriend during the shooting, and Jessica Ghawi, who survived another random shooting just months earlier, will both be laid to rest today.
# Take a Bow
VIDEO: Meghan Vogel's sportsmanship is your feel-good story of the month
Simply wonderful.
# US
Five arrested over Ohio, Cleveland bomb plots
FBI says men planted fake explosives in a bid to blow up a bridge in Cleveland.
# Break it up
VIDEO: US college party turns into riot
With Trinity and UCD Balls taking place last weekend, gardai will be glad nothing like this kicked off.
# Abandoned puppies
Man charged over abandoning puppies after leaving ID tag on suitcase
The man was only caught after he allegedly forgot to take the tag with his contact information off the suitcase he had abandoned the puppies in.
# US 2012
Mitt Romney prevails - just about - in not-so-Super Tuesday
Romney tops the poll in six states, but Rick Santorum’s showing – particularly in the key battleground of Ohio – is a strong one.
Santorum runs Romney close on dramatic ‘Super Tuesday’
A dramatic night in the race for the Republican Party nomination, and we followed it all the way…
# Super Tuesday
Romney and Santorum prepare to square off in Super Tuesday battles
Voters in 10 US states will today decide on who should be the Republican presidential nominee, with everything to play for.
# Tornadoes
Photos: storms wreak havoc across southern US states
At least 37 people have been killed as the tornadoes destroyed everything in their paths on Friday.
# Shooting
17-year-old charged with killing classmates in Ohio school shooting
TJ Lane has been described as “not well” by prosecutors after the deaths of three pupils on Monday.
# Ohio
One dead and four wounded in Ohio high school shooting
Authorities said the shooter was a teenager who had been bullied at the school in suburban Cleveland.
# News goes nuts
Watch: Is this the strangest local news report ever?
With their cameras banned from court, this Cleveland news team came up with a novel replacement. Did we hear you say ‘squirrel puppets’?
# Ted Williams
VIDEO: Ted Williams - the homeless 'man with a golden voice' - a year on
Entertainment Tonight caught up with Ted Williams – the voiceover man who 53 weeks ago was living on the side of the street.
Proven – men DON’T think about sex every few seconds
A study asks college students to track their thoughts about sex – and find that we’re a lot less naughty than you’d think.
# US
Seven charged with hate crimes over Amish beard cutting attacks
The spate of attacks terrorised members of the Amish community across three US states, according to Ohio police today.
# Execution
Ohio executes man who killed three sleeping sons
Although attorneys argued that Brooks was a paranoid schizophrenic and not mentally competent to be tried for murder, he was executed by lethal injection for the 1982 killings of his three sons today in Ohio.
# Car Chase
Near topless speeder charged with drink driving by Ohio police
The woman was captured on camera wearing sheer clothing, a G-string and wedge heels when she was arrested in Ohio.
# Cash for Sweets
Dentist offers children money and toothbrushes for Halloween sweets
Dentist Craig Callen will offer kids $1 for every pound of candy they bring in.
Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
The very best of the week’s writing from around the globe.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Thursday
In tonight’s Fix: Muammar Gaddafi is dead; the Race for the Áras continues apace with less than a week to polling day, and how one Tullamore pub is celebrating the death of a despot…
# Wild animals
Police shoot dozens of lions and tigers in Ohio
Dozens of wild animals were shot by Ohio police after their owner released them before taking his own life.
# Wild animals
Police hunt dozens of animals escaped from Ohio farm
Close to 30 of the 48 animals were shot and killed yesterday as police chased animals that escaped from a wild-animal preserve in eastern Ohio.
# Ballsy
Naked ambition: Nude marathon runner tasered, banned for life
Because being stopped by police with stun guns just wasn’t sufficient punishment.
# Amish
Amish community seek police help after hair-cutting attacks
Amish bishops decided to seek help from outside after a spate of attacks against several followers by a breakaway group.
# Joe the Plumber
Joe the Plumber wants to be a Congressman
Samuel J. Wurzelbacher, who became a conservative hero during the 2008 US presidential election, has filed papers to run for a seat in Congress.
# Amish Paradise
Amish gang wanted over midnight 'haircutting' assaults
Opposing gangs in the Amish community have been breaking into each other’s houses and cutting their hair and beards.
# Ohio
Ohio woman died after falling into green bin
A 62-year-old woman died after falling into a 240-litre bin in a way that left her unable to breathe. She lay there for hours.
# Ohio
Eight killed, including gunman, after Ohio rampage
An armed man shoots seven people before being killed himself in a Sunday morning rampage, apparently without motive.
# twintastic
Four sets of twins staff swimming pool
Two sets of identical twins and two sets of fraternal twins mean swimmers will be seeing double at US leisure facility.
# Heatwave
Gallery: America soaks up hundred-degree heatwave
Much of the US is sweltering in temperatures of 100-plus Fahrenheit. So that’s where our summer went…