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# america - Tuesday 12 October, 2021

At least two dead after plane crashes in California suburb
# San Diego
# San Diego

At least two dead after plane crashes in California suburb

Oct 12th 2021, 7:13 AM 13,031 Views 0 Comments

The plane was a twin-engine Cessna C340, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.

# america - Friday 8 October, 2021

Biden pushes vaccine mandates to boost US economy
# US Covid-19
# US Covid-19

Biden pushes vaccine mandates to boost US economy

Oct 8th 2021, 7:35 AM 15,636 Views 44 Comments

Biden had ruled out mandates in the past but feels the action is now required as almost 70 million Americans remain unvaccinated.

# america - Wednesday 6 October, 2021

Zuckerberg says claim Facebook put profits over safety 'just not true'
# Facebook
# Facebook

Zuckerberg says claim Facebook put profits over safety 'just not true'

Oct 6th 2021, 8:32 AM 11,721 Views 27 Comments

His comments came after a whistleblower Frances Haugen, gave evidence to US politicians yesterday.

Convicted murderer executed in Missouri despite pleas for clemency
# America
# America

Convicted murderer executed in Missouri despite pleas for clemency

Oct 6th 2021, 7:43 AM 26,429 Views 36 Comments

Ernest Lee Johnson, 61, was executed for the 1994 murders of three convenience store workers.

# america - Thursday 30 September, 2021

US Senate to vote later today in bid to avert government shutdown
# Us Shutdown
# Us Shutdown

US Senate to vote later today in bid to avert government shutdown

Sep 30th 2021, 10:07 AM 13,543 Views 8 Comments

The coming days are expected to be the most critical yet for Biden’s presidency.

# america - Saturday 25 September, 2021

No migrants left at Texas border camp as Biden condemns ‘horrible’ scenes
# USA
# USA

No migrants left at Texas border camp as Biden condemns ‘horrible’ scenes

Sep 25th 2021, 8:30 AM 33,715 Views 19 Comments

Almost 15,000 people – most of them Haitians – converged on the area just days earlier seeking asylum.

# america - Sunday 19 September, 2021

Space tourist trip to orbit ends with splashdown
# Space
# Space

Space tourist trip to orbit ends with splashdown

Sep 19th 2021, 8:04 AM 26,208 Views 25 Comments

The SpaceX capsule carrying four space tourists landed in the Atlantic after three days in orbit.

# america - Saturday 18 September, 2021

New York millionaire Robert Durst guilty of best friend’s murder
# America
# America

New York millionaire Robert Durst guilty of best friend’s murder

Sep 18th 2021, 7:45 AM 84,383 Views 14 Comments

The 78-year-old Durst will appeal against the conviction, which carries a mandatory life sentence.

# america - Friday 17 September, 2021

California forest fires threaten world’s largest trees
# California
# California

California forest fires threaten world’s largest trees

Sep 17th 2021, 7:32 AM 16,496 Views 4 Comments

Groves of gigantic sequoias could be in the path of the wildfires.

# america - Thursday 16 September, 2021

Irishman, 'one of world's largest facilitators' of child abuse images, jailed for 27 years in US
# America
# America

Irishman, 'one of world's largest facilitators' of child abuse images, jailed for 27 years in US

Sep 16th 2021, 8:21 AM 58,445 Views 0 Comments

Marques had been arrested in Dublin and extradited to the US in 2019.

# america - Wednesday 15 September, 2021

California's Democratic governor Gavin Newsom defeats recall election
# The Recall
# The Recall

California's Democratic governor Gavin Newsom defeats recall election

Sep 15th 2021, 6:52 AM 25,354 Views 27 Comments
  • Only a handful of the 46 names on the ballot had any level of public recognition and most failed to gain traction.
  • The victory cements Newsom as a prominent figure in national Democratic politics in the US.

# america - Tuesday 14 September, 2021

Dozens of candidates try to unseat California governor in 'recall election' - here's how it works
# California
# California

Dozens of candidates try to unseat California governor in 'recall election' - here's how it works

Sep 14th 2021, 8:47 AM 18,521 Views 15 Comments

Most of the list of 40-odd challengers are Republicans.

# america - Saturday 11 September, 2021

World leaders pay tribute to 9/11 victims
# 9/11 Attacks
# 9/11 Attacks

World leaders pay tribute to 9/11 victims

Updated Sep 11th 2021, 7:45 PM 40,881 Views 60 Comments
  • The commemorations will take place at the Pentagon, Shanksville in Pennsylvania and at the World Trade Centre in New York.

# america - Thursday 9 September, 2021

Biden blames continued Covid-19 spread on 'distinct minority of Americans'
# America
# America

Biden blames continued Covid-19 spread on 'distinct minority of Americans'

Sep 9th 2021, 10:55 PM 33,348 Views 72 Comments

Measures include all US-based employers with more than 100 workers will have to ensure employees are vaccinated.

# america - Thursday 2 September, 2021

Joe Biden condemns Supreme Court failure to block Texas abortion curb
# Texas
# Texas

Joe Biden condemns Supreme Court failure to block Texas abortion curb

Updated Sep 2nd 2021, 8:24 PM 30,655 Views 63 Comments

The court voted 5-4 to deny an emergency appeal from abortion providers and others.

# america - Saturday 28 August, 2021

Robert F Kennedy’s assassin Sirhan Sirhan granted parole
# RFK
# RFK

Robert F Kennedy’s assassin Sirhan Sirhan granted parole

Aug 28th 2021, 1:14 PM 47,068 Views 40 Comments

Two of RFK’s sons went against their siblings’ wishes to support the release of their father’s assassin.

# america - Monday 26 July, 2021

US maintains restrictions on travel due to rising Delta cases
# Travel
# Travel

US maintains restrictions on travel due to rising Delta cases

Updated Jul 26th 2021, 10:50 PM 41,033 Views 19 Comments

“We will maintain existing travel restrictions at this point,” White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki told reporters.

# 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 135,769 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 70,943 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 31,570 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 33,486 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 17,983 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 27,956 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 12,649 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 9,908 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 30,713 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 56,830 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 23,691 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 17,530 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 29,449 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 50,551 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 11,315 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 173,691 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 87,261 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 32,763 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 7,292 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 19,476 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 28,984 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 31,783 Views 18 Comments

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

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