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# philadelphia - Friday 6 November, 2020

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

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

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

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

# philadelphia - Thursday 23 January, 2020

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

# philadelphia - Monday 7 January, 2019

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

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

It came right down to the wire in Chicago.

# philadelphia - Monday 24 December, 2018

From The42 Seattle Seahawks seal playoff spot, halt Chiefs' AFC West title bid Wrap This post contains videos

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

“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

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

At least four people are seriously injured.

# philadelphia - Friday 7 July, 2017

Bill Cosby sexual assault retrial set for 6 November

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

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

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

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

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

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 This post contains videos

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

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

Democratic National Convention kicks off in Philadelphia with huge protests

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

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'

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

No charges have been filed and the investigation is ongoing.

# philadelphia - Tuesday 19 April, 2016

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

'Disgusting' hit overshadows Capitals' NHL playoff cruise

“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

“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

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

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

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

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

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

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"

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

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

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