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# america - Wednesday 6 January, 2021

Woman dies after being shot as Trump supporters storm US Capitol building
# Washington DC
# Washington DC

Woman dies after being shot as Trump supporters storm US Capitol building

Updated Jan 6th 2021, 11:20 PM 135,625 Views 159 Comments

Police said the victim was a white female shot in the shoulder, according to local reports.

# america - Tuesday 6 October, 2020

Trump enters White House without a mask and tells people 'don't be afraid of Covid' after leaving hospital
# Campaign Trail
# Campaign Trail

Trump enters White House without a mask and tells people 'don't be afraid of Covid' after leaving hospital

Oct 6th 2020, 6:58 AM 70,892 Views 129 Comments

The US President may remain infectious for much of the next week, according to his own administration’s guidelines.

# america - Tuesday 22 September, 2020

'It's unfathomable that we've reached this point': US death toll from Covid-19 tops 200,000
# America
# America

'It's unfathomable that we've reached this point': US death toll from Covid-19 tops 200,000

Sep 22nd 2020, 9:33 PM 31,560 Views 42 Comments

Only five countries — Peru, Bolivia, Chile, Spain and Brazil — rank higher in Covid-19 deaths per capita.

# america - Saturday 19 September, 2020

US Supreme Court judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies aged 87
# America
# America

US Supreme Court judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies aged 87

Sep 19th 2020, 12:45 AM 33,474 Views 52 Comments

She died of pancreatic cancer.

# america - Friday 11 September, 2020

US pays tribute to 9/11 victims as pandemic forces socially distanced commemorations
# September 11
# September 11

US pays tribute to 9/11 victims as pandemic forces socially distanced commemorations

Sep 11th 2020, 3:21 PM 17,937 Views 36 Comments

President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden will pay their respects at the same memorial today.

# america - Wednesday 29 July, 2020

US coronavirus death toll hits 150,000
# Death Toll
# Death Toll

US coronavirus death toll hits 150,000

Jul 29th 2020, 10:13 PM 27,952 Views 70 Comments

The figure is by far the highest in the world.

# america - Tuesday 14 July, 2020

US says Beijing's pursuit of offshore resources in South China Sea are illegal
# China
# China

US says Beijing's pursuit of offshore resources in South China Sea are illegal

Jul 14th 2020, 8:56 AM 12,637 Views 36 Comments

Beijing claims most of the South China Sea through a vague delineation based on maps from the 1940s.

# america - Thursday 9 July, 2020

Joe Biden proposes 'Buy American' campaign to bolster US firms
# Economy
# Economy

Joe Biden proposes 'Buy American' campaign to bolster US firms

Jul 9th 2020, 2:58 PM 9,903 Views 21 Comments

The former vice-president has called for $700 million to be spent on supporting manufacturing and technology firms.

# america - Sunday 5 July, 2020

Trump attacks opponents as he promises to 'safeguard' American values
# Fourth July
# Fourth July

Trump attacks opponents as he promises to 'safeguard' American values

Jul 5th 2020, 7:28 AM 30,707 Views 92 Comments

Trump echoed comments he’d made the day before at Mount Rushmore.

# america - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

US on track for 100,000 new Covid-19 cases a day, warns top disease expert Anthony Fauci
# America
# America

US on track for 100,000 new Covid-19 cases a day, warns top disease expert Anthony Fauci

Jun 30th 2020, 6:31 PM 26,645 Views 46 Comments

There have been at least 126,000 deaths from Covid-19 in the United States so far.

# america - Sunday 28 June, 2020

Trump tweets and later deletes video of man chanting 'white power'
# Black Lives Matter
# Black Lives Matter

Trump tweets and later deletes video of man chanting 'white power'

Jun 28th 2020, 7:17 PM 56,822 Views 83 Comments

A spokesperson for Trump later said he was not aware ‘white power’ was mentioned in the video.

# america - Wednesday 24 June, 2020

US Attorney General William Barr agrees to testify before Congress
# Congress
# Congress

US Attorney General William Barr agrees to testify before Congress

Jun 24th 2020, 8:42 PM 23,690 Views 46 Comments

Congress is examining whether he has inappropriately politicised the Justice Department.

# america - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

Former eBay employees charged after allegedly sending spiders and cockroaches to US couple
# Investigation
# Investigation

Former eBay employees charged after allegedly sending spiders and cockroaches to US couple

Jun 16th 2020, 7:47 AM 17,489 Views 0 Comments

The campaign was allegedly over a newsletter they published which was critical of the company.

# america - Friday 12 June, 2020

Trump supporters attending his rallies told they must sign waiver promising not to sue if they catch Covid-19
# Indemnity
# Indemnity

Trump supporters attending his rallies told they must sign waiver promising not to sue if they catch Covid-19

Jun 12th 2020, 7:02 AM 29,432 Views 72 Comments

The first of his rallies is due to take next Friday in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

# america - Saturday 6 June, 2020

Washington DC braced for largest protest yet as Biden attacks Trump for 'despicable' George Floyd comments
# Black Lives Matter
# Black Lives Matter

Washington DC braced for largest protest yet as Biden attacks Trump for 'despicable' George Floyd comments

Jun 6th 2020, 10:59 AM 50,484 Views 123 Comments

There were zero arrests during demonstrations in the US capital in the last two days, and a curfew has been lifted in advance of today’s protest.

# america - Friday 5 June, 2020

The Explainer: What does the George Floyd killing mean for America?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: What does the George Floyd killing mean for America?

Jun 5th 2020, 6:30 PM 11,301 Views 39 Comments

On this week’s episode, Glenn Burkins joins us from North Carolina to talk about the impact of the protests.

# america - Tuesday 5 May, 2020

Taoiseach invites woman who received abuse for Irish dancing video to 2021 St Patrick's parade
# Tiktok
# Tiktok

Taoiseach invites woman who received abuse for Irish dancing video to 2021 St Patrick's parade

May 5th 2020, 10:36 PM 173,596 Views 70 Comments

Morgan Bullock said she was accused of cultural appropriation because she is a black Irish dancer.

# america - Friday 17 April, 2020

Wave of protests in several US states as anti-lockdown campaigns grow
# Trump
# Trump

Wave of protests in several US states as anti-lockdown campaigns grow

Apr 17th 2020, 8:48 AM 87,242 Views 187 Comments

Much of the protesters are affiliated with Trump supporter groups.

# america - Wednesday 19 February, 2020

Jihad Jane: How the 'new face of terrorism' wound up in Waterford
# Lars Vilks
# Lars Vilks

Jihad Jane: How the 'new face of terrorism' wound up in Waterford

Feb 19th 2020, 6:20 AM 32,644 Views 7 Comments

A new Irish-made documentary tells Colleen LaRose’s, Jamie Ramirez and Ali Damache’s story.

# america - Friday 27 December, 2019

Spotify to suspend political advertising in 2020
# US Election
# US Election

Spotify to suspend political advertising in 2020

Dec 27th 2019, 8:04 PM 7,287 Views 7 Comments

The company said it does not have the necessary level of robustness in its systems to responsibly validate and review this content.

# america - Saturday 21 December, 2019

Donald Trump officially launches military 'Space Force'
# Final Frontier
# Final Frontier

Donald Trump officially launches military 'Space Force'

Dec 21st 2019, 10:30 AM 19,456 Views 56 Comments

It will initially have about 200 people and a first-year budget of $40 million.

# america - Friday 20 December, 2019

'A huge step': US suspect charged over death of teenage motorcyclist Harry Dunn
# Harry Dunn
# Harry Dunn

'A huge step': US suspect charged over death of teenage motorcyclist Harry Dunn

Updated Dec 20th 2019, 3:25 PM 28,981 Views 21 Comments

Anne Sacoolas claimed diplomatic immunity after the crash which killed Harry Dunn on 27 August.

# america - Friday 20 September, 2019

One killed and five wounded in Washington DC shooting
# Us Capital
# Us Capital

One killed and five wounded in Washington DC shooting

Sep 20th 2019, 8:13 AM 31,765 Views 18 Comments

The incident occurred just a few kilometres from the White House.

# america - Wednesday 14 August, 2019

Nancy Pelosi repeats pledge that US-UK trade deal won't pass Congress if Brexit 'imperils' Northern Ireland
# Accord-ing To Nancy
# Accord-ing To Nancy

Nancy Pelosi repeats pledge that US-UK trade deal won't pass Congress if Brexit 'imperils' Northern Ireland

Aug 14th 2019, 2:43 PM 42,747 Views 47 Comments

Pelosi said the Good Friday Agreement needed to be protected, and was “a beacon of hope for the entire world”.

# america - Saturday 10 August, 2019

Man (20) walks into Walmart armed with guns to 'test his right to bear arms'
# America
# America

Man (20) walks into Walmart armed with guns to 'test his right to bear arms'

Aug 10th 2019, 1:22 PM 57,978 Views 89 Comments

Dmitriy Andreychenko’s wife Angelice had told him it wasn’t a good idea.

# america - Thursday 25 July, 2019

Irishman facing deportation from US to be released from detention for 30 days, legal team says
# Keith Byrne
# Keith Byrne

Irishman facing deportation from US to be released from detention for 30 days, legal team says

Jul 25th 2019, 7:50 PM 20,085 Views 18 Comments

Keith Byrne was detained by customs officials on 10 July.

# america - Sunday 14 July, 2019

'A hard-working family man': Irish father-of-three facing deportation after decade seeking US residency
# Immigration
# Immigration

'A hard-working family man': Irish father-of-three facing deportation after decade seeking US residency

Jul 14th 2019, 7:49 AM 114,656 Views 178 Comments

Fermoy native Keith Byrne was detained on Wednesday.

# america - Friday 5 July, 2019

Poll: How do you feel about Mike Pence's planned visit to Ireland?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: How do you feel about Mike Pence's planned visit to Ireland?

Jul 5th 2019, 10:43 AM 22,872 Views 84 Comments

A date in September has been floated although official details have not yet been released.

# america - Thursday 4 July, 2019

Explainer: Why have Trump's Fourth of July plans annoyed so many people?
# President's Orders
# President's Orders

Explainer: Why have Trump's Fourth of July plans annoyed so many people?

Jul 4th 2019, 3:47 PM 18,129 Views 75 Comments

Celebrations in Washington usually go off without the involvement of the president in a bid to leave politics outside patriotism.

# america - Saturday 25 May, 2019

US judge blocks Mississippi's 'heartbeat' abortion ban
# United States
# United States

US judge blocks Mississippi's 'heartbeat' abortion ban

May 25th 2019, 12:42 PM 12,805 Views 80 Comments

The bill banning abortion where a heartbeat is detectable was passed in March.

# america - Wednesday 15 May, 2019

Farmer in Nebraska saws off his own leg with a pen-knife after getting trapped in farm machine
# Ouch!
# Ouch!

Farmer in Nebraska saws off his own leg with a pen-knife after getting trapped in farm machine

May 15th 2019, 3:00 PM 36,855 Views 46 Comments

He eventually became free and dragged himself to the nearest phone to call for help.

# america - Friday 10 May, 2019

Fake heiress who conned New York's elite sentenced to up to 12 years in prison
# Scam
# Scam

Fake heiress who conned New York's elite sentenced to up to 12 years in prison

May 10th 2019, 8:37 AM 46,644 Views 53 Comments

Ana Sorokin traveled free of charge on private jets and lived for months at luxury hotels without paying the bill.

# america - Sunday 24 February, 2019

'It'd be a great opportunity for the provinces to build their brand in the States'
# Shipping Up To Boston
From The42
# Shipping Up To Boston

'It'd be a great opportunity for the provinces to build their brand in the States'

Feb 24th 2019, 9:00 AM 10,316 Views 0 Comments

The New England Free Jacks will host the four Irish provinces’ A teams in March and April.

# america - Thursday 24 January, 2019

Former trainee prison guard kills five people in shooting at Florida bank
# Sebring
# Sebring

Former trainee prison guard kills five people in shooting at Florida bank

Jan 24th 2019, 12:38 PM 18,633 Views 16 Comments

The shooter called police from within the bank, telling them he had opened fire.

# america - Sunday 6 January, 2019

Trump confirms that US military has killed architect of 2000 USS Cole bombing

Trump confirms that US military has killed architect of 2000 USS Cole bombing

Jan 6th 2019, 5:41 PM 17,116 Views 24 Comments

The military said Friday that Al-Qaeda operative Jamal al-Badawi was believed to have been killed in a precision strike in Yemen.

# america - Saturday 22 December, 2018

The Mueller investigation will be the political story of 2019, and other predictions for US politics
# Opinion
# Opinion

The Mueller investigation will be the political story of 2019, and other predictions for US politics

Dec 22nd 2018, 6:00 PM 16,461 Views 48 Comments

Larry Donnelly looks back on 2018 and ahead to 2019 in American politics.

# america - Thursday 20 December, 2018

Almost 700 clergymen accused of child sex abuse in US state - far more than was disclosed by Church
# Illinois
# Illinois

Almost 700 clergymen accused of child sex abuse in US state - far more than was disclosed by Church

Dec 20th 2018, 7:04 AM 9,827 Views 30 Comments

The state’s attorney general said it was clear from its investigation that the “Catholic Church cannot police itself”.

# america - Thursday 8 November, 2018

California bar shooter Ian David Long suspected of suffering from PTSD
# US Marine
# US Marine

California bar shooter Ian David Long suspected of suffering from PTSD

Updated Nov 8th 2018, 9:45 PM 50,404 Views 74 Comments

In April, the authorities were called after Long was “somewhat irate, acting a little irrationally” at his home.

# america - Tuesday 6 November, 2018

'A battle for America's soul' as public go to the polls in historic midterms today
# Bitterly Divided
# Bitterly Divided

'A battle for America's soul' as public go to the polls in historic midterms today

Nov 6th 2018, 7:03 AM 11,637 Views 33 Comments

Will Trump’s divisive rhetoric win the day, or is there a Democrat resurgence looming?

# america - Monday 29 October, 2018

'We’re murdering each other every day. Other countries don’t go through this' - Golden State Warriors coach
# Speaking Out
From The42
# Speaking Out

'We’re murdering each other every day. Other countries don’t go through this' - Golden State Warriors coach

Oct 29th 2018, 3:55 PM 10,459 Views 7 Comments

Steve Kerr spoke about the threat of gun violence in America after 11 people were shot dead in Pittsburgh.

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