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# america - Saturday 3 September, 2022

Larry Donnelly: Biden’s student debt initiative is a welcome drop in the ocean
# College Fees
# College Fees

Larry Donnelly: Biden’s student debt initiative is a welcome drop in the ocean

Sep 3rd 2022, 8:15 PM 18,551 Views 17 Comments

Our columnist looks at the prohibitive cost of education in the US and Biden’s recent efforts to address this.

# america - Thursday 4 August, 2022

US says Russia trying to fabricate evidence after deadly strike on prisoners-of-war
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

US says Russia trying to fabricate evidence after deadly strike on prisoners-of-war

Aug 4th 2022, 6:55 AM 11,084 Views 3 Comments

The Ukrainians killed at the Donetsk prison included troops captured during the fall of Mariupol.

# america - Friday 29 July, 2022

US and Russian top diplomats hold 'frank' first talks since Ukraine war
# Diplomacy
# Diplomacy

US and Russian top diplomats hold 'frank' first talks since Ukraine war

Jul 29th 2022, 10:48 PM 24,745 Views 36 Comments

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said he told his Russian counterpart that the world will not recognize annexation.

# america - Saturday 14 May, 2022

'My body my choice': Thousands rally across US for abortion rights
# Abortion Rights
# Abortion Rights

'My body my choice': Thousands rally across US for abortion rights

May 14th 2022, 10:30 PM 14,647 Views 45 Comments

Thousands also rallied in Texas and Kentucky, and more protests were planned in other major cities as well as at hundreds of smaller events across the country.

# america - Monday 9 May, 2022

White House warns against violence after abortion protests
# Roe V Wade
# Roe V Wade

White House warns against violence after abortion protests

May 9th 2022, 5:16 PM 10,751 Views 38 Comments

Press Secretary Jen Psaki called for restraint after reports of demonstrations outside the homes of two Supreme Court justices.

# america - Thursday 23 December, 2021

Police officer guilty of manslaughter over death of black motorist Daunte Wright
# America
# America

Police officer guilty of manslaughter over death of black motorist Daunte Wright

Dec 23rd 2021, 9:55 PM 27,752 Views 0 Comments

Minneapolis police officer Kim Potter shot Wright during a traffic stop after she said she confused her gun for her Taser.

# america - Saturday 20 November, 2021

Anger among black Americans following Rittenhouse verdict as Biden warns against violence
# Kyle Rittenhouse
# Kyle Rittenhouse

Anger among black Americans following Rittenhouse verdict as Biden warns against violence

Nov 20th 2021, 9:05 AM 38,840 Views 161 Comments

The defendant and the two men he killed were white but the case has been linked from the start to issues of race and the criminal justice system.

# america - Monday 18 October, 2021

One dead as US college endures two shootings in a week
# America
# America

One dead as US college endures two shootings in a week

Oct 18th 2021, 7:22 AM 19,163 Views 5 Comments

It is the second shooting at the university but is not thought to be linked.

# 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 13,284 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 15,676 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 11,782 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 26,489 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 13,569 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 33,751 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 26,245 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 84,672 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 16,520 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 58,644 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 25,400 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 18,562 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 40,937 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 33,441 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 30,704 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 47,219 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 41,087 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 135,813 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 71,004 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 31,584 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 33,501 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 18,000 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 27,977 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 12,661 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 9,923 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 30,735 Views 93 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 26,658 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 56,849 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 23,705 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 17,553 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 29,470 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 50,578 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.

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