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# washington - Thursday 27 March, 2014

WATCH: Helicopter rescues four-year-old boy from Washington mudslide
# Missing
# Missing

WATCH: Helicopter rescues four-year-old boy from Washington mudslide

Mar 27th 2014, 9:00 PM 9,911 Views 2 Comments

The death toll today reached 25, with over 90 more people missing.

# washington - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

"We haven't lost hope" - search for survivors of Washington mudslide continues
# Search And Rescue
# Search And Rescue

"We haven't lost hope" - search for survivors of Washington mudslide continues

Mar 26th 2014, 3:16 PM 6,163 Views 0 Comments

Ten more bodies have been found today, authorities confirmed.

# washington - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

Fatal US mudslide: Five questions families want answered
# Washington State
# Washington State

Fatal US mudslide: Five questions families want answered

Mar 25th 2014, 8:03 AM 8,225 Views 7 Comments

The number of people missing has fluctuated wildly from 18 to 176.

# washington - Friday 21 March, 2014

New photos from Kurt Cobain death released by police
# RIP
From The Daily Edge
# RIP

New photos from Kurt Cobain death released by police

Mar 21st 2014, 9:25 AM 28,729 Views 61 Comments

The images were discovered on an undeveloped roll of film in Seattle police archives.

# washington - Friday 7 March, 2014

'Violation of sovereignty': Obama and Putin hold hour-long phonecall on Ukraine crisis
# Hotline
# Hotline

'Violation of sovereignty': Obama and Putin hold hour-long phonecall on Ukraine crisis

Mar 7th 2014, 7:53 AM 6,917 Views 167 Comments

Obama said Russia had violated Ukraine’s “territorial integrity”. Meanwhile, Russia’s parliament has indicated it will back plans for a referendum in Crimea.

# washington - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

Bank admits tax 'misconduct', but blames employees
# It's Not Us It's You
# It's Not Us It's You

Bank admits tax 'misconduct', but blames employees

Feb 26th 2014, 3:36 PM 10,513 Views 7 Comments

Switzerland’s second largest bank, Credit Suisse, said management was unaware of any wrongdoing.

# washington - Saturday 8 February, 2014

"The fans were pelting us with jellybeans": Here's what happened when The Beatles stormed Washington
# 50 Years On
# 50 Years On

"The fans were pelting us with jellybeans": Here's what happened when The Beatles stormed Washington

Feb 8th 2014, 3:00 PM 7,232 Views 7 Comments

John, Paul, George and Ringo conquered America 50 years ago this weekend — making their historic debut on ‘Ed Sullivan’, and playing their first US gig to 8,000 screaming fans.

# washington - Wednesday 29 January, 2014

A "year of action": Obama sends warning to Congress, pledges to tackle inequality
# State Of The Union
# State Of The Union

A "year of action": Obama sends warning to Congress, pledges to tackle inequality

Jan 29th 2014, 6:47 AM 4,908 Views 31 Comments

In his annual State of the Union address, the US President vowed to narrow the gap between rich and poor and said he would bypass Congress if needed…

# washington - Saturday 25 January, 2014

Three killed, including suspected shooter, in US mall attack
# Maryland
# Maryland

Three killed, including suspected shooter, in US mall attack

Jan 25th 2014, 6:49 PM 13,956 Views 36 Comments

Police have now moved into the shopping centre to escort shoppers and staff to safety.

# washington - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

It's January and we've no snow. These pics from the US might induce jealousy (or fear)
# Snowstorms
# Snowstorms

It's January and we've no snow. These pics from the US might induce jealousy (or fear)

Jan 22nd 2014, 11:03 AM 17,468 Views 19 Comments

New York and Washington are among the US cities battling huge snowfall and freezing temperatures.

# washington - Saturday 18 January, 2014

This coastal house could withstand a tsunami
# Property Porn
# Property Porn

This coastal house could withstand a tsunami

Jan 18th 2014, 9:15 AM 24,424 Views 34 Comments

It is confusingly called Tsunami House, though.

# washington - Saturday 11 January, 2014

The positives and negatives: How marijuana affects your brain and body
# Legalised
# Legalised

The positives and negatives: How marijuana affects your brain and body

Jan 11th 2014, 5:00 PM 974,725 Views 164 Comments

While there are recreational uses and recognised medical applications of the drug, it can also be damaging to our bodies and minds.

# washington - Friday 27 December, 2013

US judge rules NSA phone surveillance lawful
# Ok Then
# Ok Then

US judge rules NSA phone surveillance lawful

Dec 27th 2013, 7:25 PM 6,384 Views 56 Comments

The issue could well end up in the Supreme Court.

# washington - Saturday 23 November, 2013

Pakistani doctor who helped find bin Laden charged with murder and fraud
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Pakistani doctor who helped find bin Laden charged with murder and fraud

Nov 23rd 2013, 2:46 PM 13,090 Views 51 Comments

Shakeel Afridi was recruited by the CIA to run a fake vaccination programme in Abbottabad in hopes of obtaining DNA samples to identify the Al Qaeda chief.

# washington - Friday 22 November, 2013

Man films terrifying video of tornado devastating his house and neighbourhood
# Illinois
From The Daily Edge
# Illinois

Man films terrifying video of tornado devastating his house and neighbourhood

Nov 22nd 2013, 8:01 AM 9,488 Views 35 Comments

The man and his daughter sheltered in their home as the storm passed.

# washington - Monday 18 November, 2013

Six killed as tornadoes tear across America's midwest
# Storms
# Storms

Six killed as tornadoes tear across America's midwest

Nov 18th 2013, 7:43 AM 10,731 Views 20 Comments

Trees were uprooted, cars flipped and houses flattened.

# washington - Friday 8 November, 2013

Vikings turn on the style in second half blitz of Washington
# NFL
From The42
# NFL

Vikings turn on the style in second half blitz of Washington

Nov 8th 2013, 2:29 PM 1,412 Views 5 Comments

All the NFL action from last night’s Thursday Night Football

# washington - Thursday 7 November, 2013

Caitríona Perry is RTÉ's new Washington correspondent
# Washington
# Washington

Caitríona Perry is RTÉ's new Washington correspondent

Nov 7th 2013, 8:28 PM 14,863 Views 34 Comments

Perry, who has been working for RTÉ since 2007, will replace Richard Downes in the Washington post.

The reviews are over but we may not leave for "a number of years" --- IMF Mission Chief
# Bailout Exit
# Bailout Exit

The reviews are over but we may not leave for "a number of years" --- IMF Mission Chief

Nov 7th 2013, 3:05 PM 8,258 Views 41 Comments

Ireland remains on track to exit the bailout following the final review, but the IMF says it has no immediate plans to withdraw its officials from Dublin.

# washington - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

Photobomb protestors tell the NSA to 'stop spying'
# Spying
# Spying

Photobomb protestors tell the NSA to 'stop spying'

Oct 29th 2013, 10:01 PM 12,359 Views 32 Comments

The CodePink protestors sat behind the National Security Agency’s chief at hearings today.

# washington - Friday 11 October, 2013

Obama meets with Republicans in bid to end crisis
# Shutdown
# Shutdown

Obama meets with Republicans in bid to end crisis

Oct 11th 2013, 7:39 AM 3,497 Views 33 Comments

The two sides held talks in an effort to avert a looming debt crisis and end the continuing US federal shutdown.

# washington - Thursday 10 October, 2013

US suspends supply of cash, large military hardware to Egypt
# Egypt
# Egypt

US suspends supply of cash, large military hardware to Egypt

Oct 10th 2013, 7:43 AM 2,844 Views 11 Comments

Washington has confirmed it’s halting $260 million in cash aid as well as shipments of some large scale military systems — including Apache helicopters and F-16 fighter jets.

# washington - Saturday 5 October, 2013

Talks on landmark EU - US trade deal postponed as a result of shutdown
# Us Shutdown
# Us Shutdown

Talks on landmark EU - US trade deal postponed as a result of shutdown

Oct 5th 2013, 9:45 AM 2,562 Views 9 Comments

The negotiations had been due to begin in Brussels next week.

# washington - Friday 4 October, 2013

Investigators seek answers after woman shot dead following White House car chase
# Washington DC
# Washington DC

Investigators seek answers after woman shot dead following White House car chase

Oct 4th 2013, 7:36 AM 13,782 Views 212 Comments

The woman with a toddler in her car tried to ram a White House barrier before a high-speed car chase which ended in her being shot dead.

# washington - Thursday 3 October, 2013

Man arrested for 'attacking' kid's birthday cake in courthouse
# Layer Off Mate
From The Daily Edge
# Layer Off Mate

Man arrested for 'attacking' kid's birthday cake in courthouse

Oct 3rd 2013, 11:26 AM 1,329 Views 0 Comments

The devastation. There was frosting EVERYWHERE..

# washington - Friday 27 September, 2013

US and Iranian presidents speak by phone in first direct contact since 1979
# Good Call
# Good Call

US and Iranian presidents speak by phone in first direct contact since 1979

Sep 27th 2013, 10:15 PM 4,730 Views 41 Comments

The call to discuss Iran’s nuclear programme shows evidence of an unprecedented opening of relations between the two nations.

# washington - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

FBI releases CCTV footage of Navy Yard shooter
# Shooting
# Shooting

FBI releases CCTV footage of Navy Yard shooter

Sep 25th 2013, 8:00 PM 14,705 Views 38 Comments

The FBi said today that Aaron Alexis believed he was being controlled by low-frequency electromagnetic waves.

# washington - Saturday 21 September, 2013

This map shows the mass shootings in America since 1982
# Guns
# Guns

This map shows the mass shootings in America since 1982

Sep 21st 2013, 9:15 AM 13,103 Views 100 Comments

This week’s Washington DC shootings brought to 36 the number of Americans killed in mass shootings in 2013.

# washington - Thursday 19 September, 2013

George Lee: RTÉ's Washington post 'not for me'
# RTÉ
# RTÉ

George Lee: RTÉ's Washington post 'not for me'

Sep 19th 2013, 7:06 PM 8,676 Views 22 Comments

There is “no truth to the rumour”, the broadcaster told TheJournal.ie this evening.

# washington - Tuesday 17 September, 2013

More details of 'horrific' Washington Navy Yard shooting emerge
# USA
# USA

More details of 'horrific' Washington Navy Yard shooting emerge

Sep 17th 2013, 8:00 AM 15,800 Views 67 Comments

Thirteen people, including the shooter Aaron Alexis, were killed during the incident.

# washington - Monday 16 September, 2013

Here’s what happened today: Monday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s what happened today: Monday

Sep 16th 2013, 11:15 PM 18,086 Views 7 Comments

Get up to speed on the mass shooting in Washington DC, the latest word from Michael Noonan on the Budget and the major child abuse investigation under way in Northern Ireland.

Washington Navy Yard shooter was former serviceman, police confirm
# Mass Shooting
# Mass Shooting

Washington Navy Yard shooter was former serviceman, police confirm

Sep 16th 2013, 11:07 PM 38,027 Views 143 Comments

Thirteen people, including gunman Aaron Alexis, were killed in today’s mass shooting at a Washington DC naval base.

# washington - Monday 9 September, 2013

Russia urges Syria: Give up your chemical weapons
# Syrian Crisis
# Syrian Crisis

Russia urges Syria: Give up your chemical weapons

Sep 9th 2013, 11:02 PM 4,419 Views 52 Comments

The Russian plan for the Assad regime to surrender its weapons has been given a cautious reception in the White House.

# washington - Friday 30 August, 2013

This is the best American football tackle you'll see all pre-season
# Boom!
From The42
# Boom!

This is the best American football tackle you'll see all pre-season

Aug 30th 2013, 8:45 PM 4,476 Views 1 Comment

Rob Jackson is a beast.

# washington - Wednesday 28 August, 2013

Obama: Because of MLK “Congress changed, and eventually the White House changed”
# Mlk 50
# Mlk 50

Obama: Because of MLK “Congress changed, and eventually the White House changed”

Aug 28th 2013, 9:29 PM 6,006 Views 49 Comments

The US President has addressed a crowd of some 20,000 people at the exact spot where Martin Luther King made his most famous speech.

# washington - Thursday 15 August, 2013

Meet the olinguito: New mammal species wrongly identified for 100 years
# New Species
# New Species

Meet the olinguito: New mammal species wrongly identified for 100 years

Aug 15th 2013, 4:13 PM 11,067 Views 40 Comments

It is the first New World carnivore to be identified in 35 years.

# washington - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

“Mechanical issue” forces UA flight to make Dublin emergency landing
# Flight
# Flight

“Mechanical issue” forces UA flight to make Dublin emergency landing

Aug 14th 2013, 6:16 PM 22,341 Views 40 Comments

The United Airlines flight was on its way to Washington from London Heathrow.

Sky News cameraman killed covering Cairo violence
# Egypt
# Egypt

Sky News cameraman killed covering Cairo violence

Aug 14th 2013, 2:48 PM 11,079 Views 39 Comments

62-year-old Mick Deane received gunshot wounds while covering the violence at protest camps in the Egyptian capital.

# washington - Saturday 10 August, 2013

Who's next? RTE looks to hire new Washington correspondent
# Stateside
# Stateside

Who's next? RTE looks to hire new Washington correspondent

Aug 10th 2013, 8:30 PM 21,971 Views 46 Comments

Richard Downes’ time as Washington correspondent will end in September.

# washington - Wednesday 7 August, 2013

Obama cancels Putin summit, says Russia displaying a new "Cold War" mentality
# Cooling Off
# Cooling Off

Obama cancels Putin summit, says Russia displaying a new "Cold War" mentality

Aug 7th 2013, 5:34 PM 8,964 Views 158 Comments

Washington has called off a one-on-one meeting between the two leaders, which had been due to take place on the fringes of next month’s G20 summit.