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# philadelphia - Friday 6 November, 2020

One man arrested as police in Philadelphia investigate planned attack at election count centre
# Attack
# Attack

One man arrested as police in Philadelphia investigate planned attack at election count centre

Nov 6th 2020, 9:30 AM 27,384 Views 65 Comments

Police received a tip that an armed group had driven to Philadelphia to carry out an attack.

# philadelphia - Wednesday 28 October, 2020

Family of police shooting victim were seeking help for mental health crisis
# Walter Wallace Junior
# Walter Wallace Junior

Family of police shooting victim were seeking help for mental health crisis

Oct 28th 2020, 7:08 AM 24,455 Views 41 Comments

The two officers each fired at least seven rounds – at least 14 total shots – at Mr Wallace.

# philadelphia - Tuesday 27 October, 2020

Protests flare in Philadelphia after police kill black man
# Walter Wallace
# Walter Wallace

Protests flare in Philadelphia after police kill black man

Oct 27th 2020, 9:12 PM 32,772 Views 71 Comments

A man named as 27-year-old Walter Wallace died after a confrontation with officers yesterday.

# philadelphia - Thursday 23 January, 2020

Philadelphia Flyers mascot Gritty accused of punching 13-year-old boy
# Philly
From The42
# Philly

Philadelphia Flyers mascot Gritty accused of punching 13-year-old boy

Jan 23rd 2020, 9:37 AM 5,296 Views 13 Comments

Gritty has yet to comment.

# philadelphia - Tuesday 7 January, 2020

Ikea to pay family over €40 million after 2-year-old boy killed by falling dresser
# Philadelphia
# Philadelphia

Ikea to pay family over €40 million after 2-year-old boy killed by falling dresser

Jan 7th 2020, 3:30 PM 63,760 Views 48 Comments

Jozef Dudek died in 2017 of his injuries after a recalled dresser tipped over onto him.

# philadelphia - Wednesday 17 July, 2019

Irishman detained in the US told to leave the country by Friday or face prison
# Immigration
# Immigration

Irishman detained in the US told to leave the country by Friday or face prison

Jul 17th 2019, 11:31 AM 45,016 Views 122 Comments

He has until Friday to sign paperwork allowing him to leave the US but banning him from re-entering for five years.

# philadelphia - Sunday 21 April, 2019

Joel Embiid sparks 76ers to NBA playoff win after two ejected
# Playoffs
From The42
# Playoffs

Joel Embiid sparks 76ers to NBA playoff win after two ejected

Apr 21st 2019, 9:51 AM 3,527 Views 0 Comments

The 76ers star returned from injury to score a game-high 31 points and grab 16 rebounds.

# philadelphia - Monday 7 January, 2019

Late, late drama as Philadelphia edge heartbroken Bears at the death in playoff thriller
# Wild Card Weekend
From The42
# Wild Card Weekend

Late, late drama as Philadelphia edge heartbroken Bears at the death in playoff thriller

Jan 7th 2019, 8:00 AM 5,767 Views 10 Comments

It came right down to the wire in Chicago.

# philadelphia - Monday 24 December, 2018

Seattle Seahawks seal playoff spot, halt Chiefs' AFC West title bid
# Wrap
From The42
# Wrap

Seattle Seahawks seal playoff spot, halt Chiefs' AFC West title bid

Dec 24th 2018, 9:30 AM 3,707 Views 1 Comment

Four NFL playoff berths were claimed on Sunday, with three remaining.

# philadelphia - Wednesday 17 October, 2018

Plane carrying Melania Trump forced to turn around after cabin fills with smoke
# Washington DC
# Washington DC

Plane carrying Melania Trump forced to turn around after cabin fills with smoke

Oct 17th 2018, 4:05 PM 18,794 Views 16 Comments

Trump was on her way to visit a Philadelphia hospital at the time of the incident.

# philadelphia - Friday 31 August, 2018

US couple ordered to give homeless man what's left of $400k they raised for him
# Philadelphia
# Philadelphia

US couple ordered to give homeless man what's left of $400k they raised for him

Aug 31st 2018, 7:54 PM 72,054 Views 41 Comments

The homeless man had helped the couple pay for fuel for their car when they were left stranded one night.

# philadelphia - Thursday 7 June, 2018

76ers boss resigns after report he was behind numerous Twitter accounts criticising his players
# Trust The Process
From The42
# Trust The Process

76ers boss resigns after report he was behind numerous Twitter accounts criticising his players

Jun 7th 2018, 6:33 PM 4,055 Views 6 Comments

The accounts also revealed sensitive information about the physical state of certain players.

# philadelphia - Wednesday 2 May, 2018

Black men arrested at Starbucks settle case for $1 - and a $200k youth programme
# Philadelphia
# Philadelphia

Black men arrested at Starbucks settle case for $1 - and a $200k youth programme

May 2nd 2018, 6:53 PM 39,197 Views 126 Comments

The entrepreneur programme will be for Philadelphia public high school students.

# philadelphia - Thursday 19 April, 2018

Southwest Airlines engine explosion linked to similar accident in 2016
# Southwest Airlines
# Southwest Airlines

Southwest Airlines engine explosion linked to similar accident in 2016

Apr 19th 2018, 3:47 PM 19,822 Views 34 Comments

A Southwest Airlines plane was forced into an emergency landing on Tuesday after one of its engines exploded.

# philadelphia - Monday 16 April, 2018

Starbucks CEO apologises after two black men arrested in café while waiting for a friend
# Philadelphia
# Philadelphia

Starbucks CEO apologises after two black men arrested in café while waiting for a friend

Apr 16th 2018, 8:29 AM 39,575 Views 103 Comments

A video of the incident on Twitter was viewed millions of times.

# philadelphia - Tuesday 3 April, 2018

Bill Cosby retrial struggles to find jurors who haven't already made up their minds
# Philadelphia
# Philadelphia

Bill Cosby retrial struggles to find jurors who haven't already made up their minds

Apr 3rd 2018, 8:45 AM 13,620 Views 0 Comments

Veteran lawyers and jury consultants say #MeToo movement could cut both ways for Cosby.

# philadelphia - Saturday 25 November, 2017

Woman sets up fund for homeless man who bought her petrol - donations pass €300,000

Woman sets up fund for homeless man who bought her petrol - donations pass €300,000

Nov 25th 2017, 11:00 AM 54,029 Views 53 Comments

“I wish that I could do more for this selfless man, who went out of his way just to help me that day.”

# philadelphia - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

Aer Lingus promises 900 new jobs and a new route to major US city
# Gonna Fly
# Gonna Fly

Aer Lingus promises 900 new jobs and a new route to major US city

Oct 4th 2017, 11:46 AM 19,582 Views 20 Comments

The airline today announced an expansion for summer 2018.

# philadelphia - Tuesday 22 August, 2017

'There was blood everywhere': Over 40 injured in Philadelphia train crash this morning
# Pennsylvania
# Pennsylvania

'There was blood everywhere': Over 40 injured in Philadelphia train crash this morning

Aug 22nd 2017, 10:14 AM 23,158 Views 7 Comments

At least four people are seriously injured.

# philadelphia - Friday 7 July, 2017

Bill Cosby sexual assault retrial set for 6 November
# Philadelphia
# Philadelphia

Bill Cosby sexual assault retrial set for 6 November

Jul 7th 2017, 7:20 AM 6,028 Views 0 Comments

A judge declared a mistrial last month after jury members failed to reach a verdict.

# philadelphia - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

'Don't open your door' - things have just gotten very, very real for illegal Irish in the US
# Not Messing Around
# Not Messing Around

'Don't open your door' - things have just gotten very, very real for illegal Irish in the US

Jun 21st 2017, 12:05 AM 55,402 Views 0 Comments

Under Donald Trump’s presidency, US customs officials are directly targeting undocumented immigrants like Donegal man John Cunningham who seems set to be deported.

# philadelphia - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

Cosby trial opens with witness breaking down in tears on stand
# Philadelphia
# Philadelphia

Cosby trial opens with witness breaking down in tears on stand

Jun 6th 2017, 9:24 AM 13,574 Views 0 Comments

Witness Kelly Johnson claimed that Cosby drugged and sexually assaulted her in a Los Angeles hotel in 1996.

# philadelphia - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

Jonathan Demme, Silence of the Lambs director, dies at 73
# Cancer
# Cancer

Jonathan Demme, Silence of the Lambs director, dies at 73

Apr 26th 2017, 6:15 PM 9,147 Views 14 Comments

He also directed Philadelphia in 1993, which earned Tom Hanks an Oscar as best actor.

# philadelphia - Monday 13 March, 2017

Online voting could be introduced as part of Irish diaspora vote
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

Online voting could be introduced as part of Irish diaspora vote

Mar 13th 2017, 9:50 AM 8,932 Views 70 Comments

Enda Kenny announced yesterday that a referendum will be held to let Irish people living abroad vote in presidential elections.

# philadelphia - Friday 4 November, 2016

Melania Trump caught plagiarising again, but this time she's gone for one of her husband's ex-wives
# Sincere Flattery
# Sincere Flattery

Melania Trump caught plagiarising again, but this time she's gone for one of her husband's ex-wives

Nov 4th 2016, 7:26 AM 44,279 Views 103 Comments

In a speech in Pennsylvania, Trump’s wife said that American culture has become “too mean”.

# philadelphia - Monday 25 July, 2016

Watch: Bernie Sanders booed for telling his supporters to elect Hillary Clinton
# Democratic Crisis
# Democratic Crisis

Watch: Bernie Sanders booed for telling his supporters to elect Hillary Clinton

Jul 25th 2016, 9:45 PM 21,658 Views 91 Comments

The Democratic Convention hasn’t got off to the smoothest of starts.

Democratic National Convention kicks off in Philadelphia with huge protests
# Potus
# Potus

Democratic National Convention kicks off in Philadelphia with huge protests

Jul 25th 2016, 7:37 AM 12,945 Views 57 Comments

Die-hard Bernie Sanders supporters have descended on Philadelphia to protest against Hillary Clinton.

# philadelphia - Sunday 24 July, 2016

Leaked Bernie Sanders emails a headache for Hillary as convention gets set to kick off
# Not Helping
# Not Helping

Leaked Bernie Sanders emails a headache for Hillary as convention gets set to kick off

Jul 24th 2016, 9:10 AM 32,119 Views 113 Comments

Emails from senior Democrat figures appearing to disparage Bernie Sanders have given Donald Trump an easy target.

# philadelphia - Thursday 7 July, 2016

US archbishop says divorced Catholics should avoid sex, live 'as brother and sister'
# Abstain
# Abstain

US archbishop says divorced Catholics should avoid sex, live 'as brother and sister'

Jul 7th 2016, 8:11 AM 39,504 Views 322 Comments

Archbishop Charles Chaput issued a new set of pastoral guidelines for clergy and other leaders of the archdiocese.

# philadelphia - Thursday 30 June, 2016

Teenage boy dies after being shot in the face while he and friends were playing with a gun
# Philadelphia
# Philadelphia

Teenage boy dies after being shot in the face while he and friends were playing with a gun

Jun 30th 2016, 8:20 AM 17,679 Views 70 Comments

No charges have been filed and the investigation is ongoing.

# philadelphia - Tuesday 19 April, 2016

'Disgusting' hit overshadows Capitals' NHL playoff cruise
# Cold
From The42
# Cold

'Disgusting' hit overshadows Capitals' NHL playoff cruise

Apr 19th 2016, 4:26 PM 9,428 Views 4 Comments

“This was as close as I have seen to somebody possibly breaking a neck.”

# philadelphia - Tuesday 5 April, 2016

Nine-year-old journalist defends murder coverage after backlash
# Newshound
# Newshound

Nine-year-old journalist defends murder coverage after backlash

Apr 5th 2016, 10:41 PM 25,629 Views 35 Comments

“It kind of gets me angry because, just because I’m nine doesn’t mean I can’t do a great story.”

# philadelphia - Sunday 3 April, 2016

Two dead as train hits digger near Philadelphia
# Collision
# Collision

Two dead as train hits digger near Philadelphia

Apr 3rd 2016, 7:00 PM 13,056 Views 4 Comments

Another 30 were taken to hospital.

# philadelphia - Friday 1 April, 2016

Seven-week-old baby kidnapped from shopping centre as his mam took a phone call
# Philadelphia
# Philadelphia

Seven-week-old baby kidnapped from shopping centre as his mam took a phone call

Apr 1st 2016, 6:50 PM 29,412 Views 13 Comments

Young Ashir Simmons was found about five hours later.

# philadelphia - Tuesday 2 February, 2016

Bill Cosby is back in court amid claims he has lost his eyesight
# Philadelphia
# Philadelphia

Bill Cosby is back in court amid claims he has lost his eyesight

Feb 2nd 2016, 8:27 PM 20,847 Views 0 Comments

The comedian’s lawyers are demanding that an accusation of rape made against him be dropped.

# philadelphia - Friday 8 January, 2016

Police say man who shot Philadephia cop pledged allegiance to Islamic State
# Shooting
# Shooting

Police say man who shot Philadephia cop pledged allegiance to Islamic State

Jan 8th 2016, 11:23 PM 21,614 Views 61 Comments

They also said the man used a stolen police gun in the crime.

# philadelphia - Sunday 3 January, 2016

When fear and hatred of Irish Catholics set fire to an American city
# Street Wars
# Street Wars

When fear and hatred of Irish Catholics set fire to an American city

Jan 3rd 2016, 10:00 PM 48,749 Views 88 Comments

What an explosive, forgotten 172-year-old chapter in Irish-American history can teach us about the world today.

# philadelphia - Tuesday 22 December, 2015

The legend of Frank Olivo, and the day they threw snowballs at Santa Claus
# Unsportsmanlike Conduct
# Unsportsmanlike Conduct

The legend of Frank Olivo, and the day they threw snowballs at Santa Claus

Dec 22nd 2015, 10:00 PM 18,850 Views 4 Comments

A terrible year, a miserable day, and a Christmas legend in the City of Brotherly Love.

# philadelphia - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

WATCH: American mayor calls Donald Trump an "a**hole"
# Nutter
# Nutter

WATCH: American mayor calls Donald Trump an "a**hole"

Dec 9th 2015, 8:04 PM 26,499 Views 107 Comments

Meanwhile, the Taoiseach says Trump’s plan to ban Muslim immigration is “not acceptable.”

# philadelphia - Friday 6 November, 2015

Life sentence for woman who kept disabled people in a 'dungeon' and collected their welfare
# Philadelphia
# Philadelphia

Life sentence for woman who kept disabled people in a 'dungeon' and collected their welfare

Nov 6th 2015, 9:52 PM 30,887 Views 26 Comments

“There is no penalty that is too harsh for the people that did this. The word horrific is not sufficient.”

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