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Monday 5 June 2023 Dublin: 18°C

# Philadelphia

All time
# Murder
Jury begins deliberating in US abortion doctor trial
Kermit Gosnell faces 258 charges, including five murder counts.
# Kermit Gosnell
Obama won't take position on Kermit Gosnell trial while it's ongoing
White House press secretary Jay Carney said that some of the details emerging from the trial of former Philadelphia abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell were “unsettling.”
# lucky day
Man’s belt buckle stops a bullet and saves his life
It was either a miracle or a lorra lorra luck.
# Murder Trial
US doctor charged with killing seven babies
Kermit Gosnell, 72, is accused of killing seven babies and a 41-year-old woman in an unsanitary clinic called the Women’s Medical Society.
# wee fit
Stadium installs toilet computer game... controlled by your wee
Sorry, ladies – it’s just for the guys.
# glass half full
Pioneering treatment in Tullamore Hospital replaces bone with glass to fight infection
Tullamore Hospital is one of four international centres that is trialling the use of bioactive glass in treatments.
# Shannon
New Philadelphia - Shannon air route welcomed
US Airways has announced that the new route will commence on 23 May next year.
# hurricane sandy
LIVE: Watch the Weather Channel’s coverage of Hurricane Sandy
The hurricane is now just hours from making landfall. Watch live coverage from the United States right here.
# Frankenstorm
PHOTOS: New York battens down the hatches as Sandy approaches
The Metropolitan Transport Authority has locked up the train network ahead of Sandy’s landfall this evening.
# hurricane sandy
Irish citizens advised not to travel to eastern US until Sandy passes
The Department of Foreign Affairs says you shouldn’t travel until Sandy passes, and the damage can be evaluated.
# hurricane sandy
'Don't be stupid. Get out.' - Mass shut down as Sandy approaches US
Financial markets have closed and residents along the Eastern Seaboard have been told to evacuate as Hurricane Sandy approaches.
Taoiseach back in the US, still sad over Mayo defeat
Enda Kenny is in Philadelphia to promote Ireland.
# cover up
Catholic church official sentenced in abuse case
Monsignor William J Lynn was sentenced to three to six years in prison after decades of playing down allegations of clerical sexual abuse.
# Abuse
First US church official convicted of a crime in relation to handling abuse
Monsignor William Lynn is the first U.S. church official convicted of a crime for how he handled sex-abuse accusations.
# Abuse
5 priests removed after abuse inquiry in Philadelphia
Seventeen more priests are under review, the Archbishop of Philadelphia revealed yesterday.
# Arrest
Man busted on drug warrant after casino win
An alleged drug dealer was arrested after he produced ID to claim a $2,500 win in a Philadelphia casino. He told police he was trying to win enough to make bail.
Ali to attend Frazier's funeral -- reports
One of boxing’s all-time greats is to buried in Philadelphia on Monday.
# Philadelphia
Three charged over alleged imprisonment of four people in Philadelphia basement
The four adults aged between 29 and 41 were found locked in a basement boiler room on Saturday.
# Philadelphia
Four adults found locked in a filthy basement in Philadelphia
The four were living in a boiler room. It’s thought that they were victims of social security fraud.
# Review
Lies, damned lies and statistics: Here's the NFL Quarterly Report
With the NFL season in full flow, the teams’ recent progress (or lack thereof) is assessed.
# lying eyes
American woman pleads guilty to hiring 'lying eyes' hitman
A US court has heard that Essam Eid, the hitman for hire used in the infamous lyingeyes case, claimed he had a global network of more than 700 assassins.
# Manhunt
US Army officer suspected of killing rampage found dead
A US Army officer suspected of killing four people in two different states during the turmoil of Hurricane Irene has been found dead in a wooded area following a manhunt.
# Rose of Tralee
Introducing: the 32 contestants in this year’s Rose of Tralee
Which of these 10 Irish and 22 international entrants are ‘lovely and fair’ enough to become the 53rd Rose of Tralee?
# Bomb Threat
Plane evacuated over bomb threat
The incident took place at Philadelphia airport yesterday.
# Catholic Church
Philadelphia monsignor to stand trial alongside priests accused of rape
The monsignor is the only US church official ever charged with transferring paedophile priests to unsuspecting parishes.
# 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…
# Philadelphia
Pope accepts Cardinal's resignation after clerical abuse scandal Philadelphia
It’s not just in Ireland, you know. Cardinal Justin Rigali steps down as Archbishop of Philadelphia over sex abuse.
# Fourth of July
10 things you didn’t know about the Fourth of July
It’s America’s birthday! Or is it? Well, not quite… some facts you might not have known about Independence Day.
# Clerical Abuse
21 Philadelphia priests suspended after sexual abuse investigation
Suspension of priests accused of molesting children follows grand jury investigation into allegations of clerical abuse.
# Philadelphia
Irish man charged with Philadelphia hit-and-run
US police say the man was pulled off a flight leaving the country and charged with a hit-and-run crash just outside Philadelphia.
# Cosmetic Surgery
Student dies after 'buttocks injection' at US hotel
A young British woman has died following a cosmetic procedure in a US hotel – which detectives believe was arranged over the internet.
# Travel Nightmare
300 passengers stuck on board cancelled flight for seven hours
The US Airways flight from Dublin to Philadelphia was ultimately cancelled… leaving passengers on board, and in the dark, for hours.
# Duffy's Cut
Cold case may be opened on 57 dead Irish rail workers
Discoveries of skulls with bullet holes in them prompt an investigation in Philadelphia.