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# Wisconsin
Massive manhunt for 'highly dangerous' man who posted manifesto to Trump
Joseph Jakubowski is considered armed and highly dangerous.
# creamy golden goodness
Kerrygold is banned in the state of Wisconsin but local butter lovers are fighting back
They’ve filed a lawsuit challenging the ban.
# Not happy
Donald Trump calls election recount 'a scam'
Green Party candidate Jill Stein wants recounts in Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania.
# Wisconsin
Why Wisconsin voters who backed Obama jumped ship from Democrat to Republican
“I went to try and get help and they turned me down. But the Mexicans come in there or any type of Hispanics come there, and they got the help.”
# taking on trump
Clinton campaign to take part in recount of votes in Wisconsin
Green Party candidate Jill Stein has requested a recount in Wisconsin and has announced her intention to also seek recounts in Michigan and Pennsylvania.
# making a murderer
Nearly 24 hours from freedom, Brendan Dassey's release from prison has been blocked
His conviction has been overturned but State prosecutors are appealing that decision.
# making a murderer
Explainer: What happens next to Brendan Dassey of Making A Murderer?
After his his conviction was overturned, he may be released from prison in the next 90 days unless the authorities schedule a new trial.
# Wisconsin
Rioting in Milwaukee after man fatally shot by police
The local mayor appealed for calm.
'All I want to do is hug him': Man tells of heartbreak after son vanished while on holiday with mother
John Hopkins searched for his son Cody for three years, only finding him when his wife died.
# Wisconsin
Toddler shoots mother dead from back seat as she drives
The death of Patrice Price is the 77th such shooting incident involving a child in the US this year.
# School Shooting
Teenager killed by police after shooting classmates at high school prom
“If someone was going to shoot the school, we thought it was going to be him.”
# Uh oh
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton just took a walloping in Wisconsin
The results serve notice that the Democrat and Republican nominations for president are far from done deals.
# angry face off
Watch: Teenage girl pepper sprayed and allegedly groped at Trump rally
The girl punched a man after she claims her chest was groped.
# vroom vroom glug
This is why it's never a good idea to park your car on a frozen lake...
What could possibly go wrong?
# state of wisconsin vs steven avery
Making a Murderer's Steven Avery files new appeal as ex-fiancée says "He's not innocent"
The 53-year-old has taken his first action since the release of the Netflix documentary.
# perpetual adoration
Meet the order of nuns who have been praying non-stop for 137 years
At 11 am on 1 August 1878, a group of Franciscan sisters began praying at a convent in Wisconsin. They’re still going.
# dems the rules
City changes its laws just to stop a woman bringing her kangaroo to McDonald's
Bit harsh, no?
# Scarlet
This basketball player forgot his mic was on and completely mortified himself
He tried to covertly tell his teammates that he thought a woman was “beautiful’. Well, she knows now.
# US Shooting
Black teenager shot and killed by police in Wisconsin
Protesters gathered last night at the apartment where the apparently unarmed 19-year-old was shot.
# jump around
Woman asked to leave US McDonald's for having a baby kangaroo in a car seat
Oh y’know, just a baby kangaroo in a car seat. As you do.
# dropkick murphys
Celtic punk band to Republican Governor: "Stop using our music ... we literally hate you"
Scott Walker’s use of their song is a “like a white supremacist coming out to gangsta rap” according to the Dropkick Murphys.
# puked his ring
Dog pukes up missing wedding ring five years after it was lost
Til dog do us part.
# the big shop
Dad takes toddler shopping for food. Toddler has other plans.
Well, we’re done here.
'Snuggle shop' offers professional hugs for $60 an hour
The owner says everything is above board, but police in the US aren’t impressed with the Snuggle House.
# sleepy snoozey snooze
Man calls the police to remove woman 'snoring like a train' in his bed
Hey buddy, you invited her.
# Support
Entire American football team hugs sports anchor whose daughter recently died
Dom Tiberi was visibly touched by his favourite team’s heartwarming gesture.
# played a bogey
This 9/11 'special offer' almost closed down a golf club
The owner said he received death threats over the offer of nine holes for $9.11.
# siblings
Good news for people who were unpopular in school
It’s not you, it’s your family, that tends to influence your place in the world later on – so says new study.
# badass
96-year-old woman defeats armed robber in her shop
She told him: “You can have all the Tootsie Rolls you want but I am not opening that cash register.”
# Okaaaaay
Man on a scooter wearing a thong and cape 'breaking no law'
Complaints were raised in Madison, Wisconsin after ‘Thong Cape Scooter Man’ (as he’s become known) rode past a school,
# US2012
Paul Ryan to remain as chair of House Budget committee
The defeated vice-presidential nominee intends to stay on as the Republicans’ leading fiscal spokesman.
# US Senate
Wisconsin Democrat to become first openly gay member of Senate
Tammy Baldwin is projected to defeat her Republican rival Tommy Thompson, becoming the Senate’s first openly gay member.
# 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.
# Shooting
Wisconsin man opens fire at salon, killing three
Radcliffe Franklin Haughton’s wife worked at the salon. Four people were injured during the rampage.
# Wisconsin
Seven people wounded in shooting at Milwaukee shopping mall
Authorities are still looking for the gunman responsible for morning shootings that injured at least seven people.
# America
US politician criticised for saying "some girls rape easy"
Republican representative for Wisconsin Roger Rivard said his father had warned him that women could agree to sex but then later claim it was not consensual.
# us presidential campaign
Mitt Romney says he paid 13 per cent tax rate
The average effective federal tax rate for American taxpayers is 11 per cent.
# usa 2012
Obama: Paul Ryan is the "ideological leader" of Republicans
Speaking about Mitt Romney’s vice presidential pick for the first time, Obama praised Ryan as a decent family man.
# US 2012
Romney announces Irish-American congressman Ryan as VP pick
Wisconsin representative Paul Ryan, 42, led the Republican charge in last year’s talks on raising the US’s legal debt ceiling.
# temple shooting
Gunman in Sikh temple attack was a white supremacist
Wade Michael Page has been described as a “frustrated neo-Nazi”.