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Wyndham Latten (left) and Andrew Warren, who are accused of fatally stabbing a man and then fleeing across the country in an attempt to avoid capture. Photograph: Chicago Police Department via AP

Since the death last month of a man in a downtown luxury apartment in Chicago, details had trickled out, perplexing and graphic. Two employees of elit(...)

Sam Shepard: earthy, taciturn cowboy poet. Photograph: Chad Batka/New York Times

Sam Shepard Born: November 5th, 1943 Died: July 27th, 2017 Sam Shepard, an icon of the US counterculture whose expansive writing for stage and screen(...)

‘If we are not all clinically addicted per se, surely we are severely distracted?’

Some 50 percent of US teenagers “feel addicted” to their mobile devices. Four in 10 UK teenagers consider themselves to be addicted to the internet. A(...)

Patrick Coveney,  chief executive of Greencore. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Revenue at convenience food manufacturer Greencore increased by 11.8 per cent in the three months to the end of June 2017 compared to the same period (...)

A landmark 2015 net neutrality order barring the blocking or slowing of web content is under threat. Photograph: Reuters/Feisal Omar

Tech companies clashed with internet service providers on Monday over whether a landmark 2015 net neutrality order barring the blocking or slowing of (...)

Born Mary Harris in Cork in 1837, Mother Jones  immersed herself in the struggles of American miners earning herself the nickname “the most dangerous woman in America”.

Ties will be cemented this summer between an American group and a group set up in Cork to honour locally-born US labour activist, Mother Jones, when s(...)

House majority whip Steve Scalise: Fox News reported that he was in stable condition after being shot  at a baseball practice involving US politicians. Photograph: Joshua Roberts/Reuters

Washington was left reeling on Wednesday after a lone gunman attacked a group of congressmen practising baseball in a park just outside DC, injuring f(...)

Barack Obama and Angela Merkel in Berlin, Germany. Photograph: Steffi Loos/Getty Images

It felt like a collective farewell to a dear friend: a leave-taking suffused with dewy-eyed nostalgia combined with fear of an ominous, Trump-shaped f(...)

The documents sketch a picture of how Prince, a strict proponent of clean living who suffered from chronic hip pain, concealed his opioid addiction using a variety of methods. Photograph: Jumana  El-Heloueh/Reuters

At the time of Prince’s death, his Paisley Park home and recording compound in Minnesota were strewn with “a sizeable amount” of narcotic painkillers (...)

Belfast-born Jack McCullough who was convicted of the murder of a  girl in 1957 after the oldest cold case trial – held in 2012 – in United States history. He has been officially declared innocent

A Belfast-born man convicted of the murder of a young girl after the oldest cold case trial in United States history, has been officially declared inn(...)

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