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Fake heiress who conned New York's elite sentenced to up to 12 years in prison
Ana Sorokin traveled free of charge on private jets and lived for months at luxury hotels without paying the bill.
'It'd be a great opportunity for the provinces to build their brand in the States'
The New England Free Jacks will host the four Irish provinces’ A teams in March and April.
Former trainee prison guard kills five people in shooting at Florida bank
The shooter called police from within the bank, telling them he had opened fire.
Trump confirms that US military has killed architect of 2000 USS Cole bombing
The military said Friday that Al-Qaeda operative Jamal al-Badawi was believed to have been killed in a precision strike in Yemen.
The Mueller investigation will be the political story of 2019, and other predictions for US politics
Larry Donnelly looks back on 2018 and ahead to 2019 in American politics.
Almost 700 clergymen accused of child sex abuse in US state - far more than was disclosed by Church
The state’s attorney general said it was clear from its investigation that the “Catholic Church cannot police itself”.
California bar shooter Ian David Long suspected of suffering from PTSD
In April, the authorities were called after Long was “somewhat irate, acting a little irrationally” at his home.
'A battle for America's soul' as public go to the polls in historic midterms today
Will Trump’s divisive rhetoric win the day, or is there a Democrat resurgence looming?
'We’re murdering each other every day. Other countries don’t go through this' - Golden State Warriors coach
Steve Kerr spoke about the threat of gun violence in America after 11 people were shot dead in Pittsburgh.
US opens national investigation into alleged abuse carried out by more than 300 suspected priests
The Archdiocese of Philadelphia has confirmed that it will ‘cooperate’ with the federal investigation.
Donald Trump says it's a 'scary' and 'difficult' time for young men in America
Trump was again asked about Brett Kavanaugh by reporters today.
Hurricane Florence expected to deliver 'direct hit' to US East Coast
President Trump said this is one of the worst storms to hit the east coast in many years.
Texas police officer found guilty of murdering unarmed black teenager
Roy Oliver could face between five to 99 years in prison.
La Roux slammed Fox for using her song 'Bulletproof' in a segment about bulletproof back-to-school gear
The singer called the choice of song ‘abhorrent’.
Lira drops as Turkey accuses America of 'stabbing it in the back'
Turkey and the United States, two NATO allies, have been locked in bitter disputes.
Thieves use baby's pram to steal shark from Texas aquarium
The shark has now been recovered by police and is “resting” in the aquarium’s quarantine.
Thousands flee deliberate California fire that has destroyed 500 buildings
An official yesterday announced the death of a firefighter battling the inferno.
Pope Francis orders US bishop accused of sexual abuse to live 'a life of prayer and penance'
The Holy See’s announcement about McCarrick said that Francis was taking action.
Putin plan for Ukraine referendum rejected by White House
Trump’s National Security Council spokesman Garrett Marquis said a “so-called referendum” would have “no legitimacy”.
Letter from America: 'Trump isn’t perfect but voting for him sent a message – and I’m still glad I did'
Donald Trump’s central animating impulse in public life has long been that his country gets a raw deal, writes Larry Donnelly.
Trump picks Republican favourite for Supreme Court - setting up a ferocious confirmation battle
He also has an expansive view of executive power and has favoured limits on investigating the president.
American soldiers wore uniforms in Shannon town without Irish government approval
The Department of Foreign Affairs said it received assurances from the US Embassy that measures will be put in place to ensure it will not happen again.
Government to fund US and Canadian students to come here to learn Irish
American and Canadian students will visit Ireland during the summer months to attend intensive Irish language courses in the Gaeltacht.
Nuclear talks: US says they were productive, North Korea reckons American attitude was 'extremely regrettable'
The two powers appear to have quite different takes on how well the two-day-long denuclearisation talks have progressed.
Trump's kicks off 'largest trade war in economic history' with China
Beijing said it was “forced to take necessary countermeasures”.
'We're putting out a damn paper' - Newspaper where five were killed goes to print
“We’re just doing our job.”
Intel CEO resigns over 'past consensual relationship' with an employee
Chief Financial Officer Bob Swan will serve as interim chief executive.
America's highest court to decide if it will hear Making A Murderer case
The court will decide whether to hear Brendan Dassey’s case.
Trump calls for Russia to be let back into G7 club of nations
Moscow was expelled from the rich nations club over its annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea region.
Britain appeals to the US not to abandon Iran nuclear deal
Donald Trump has threatened to withdraw from the agreement.
Gas warning and a 'wall of fire' in Hawaii after earthquake causes volcanic eruptions
The Kilauea volcano, one of five active on the island, has erupted.
Former US Marine admits to killing seven women
Victims’ relatives watched quietly during the hearing as Vann uttered the word “guilty” seven times.
France's Emmanuel Macron attacks US nationalism in Congress speech
Macron told a joint meeting of Congress, “the American and French people have had a rendezvous with freedom”.
'A woman of incredible determination' - Tributes pour in for former US First Lady Barbara Bush who has died aged 92
“I had the best job in America,” she wrote in a 1994 memoir.
Deadpool actor charged with making false bomb report on train
No explosives were found.
Iraq War veteran becomes first US senator to give birth while in office
Tammy Duckworth gave birth to a daughter today.
Teen wounded in US school shooting dies after life support removed
“My daughter was hurt by a boy who shot her in the head and took everything from us.”
American mom: 'Why I am marching for American gun control in Dublin'
As an American citizen, and as a parent, it’s hard to stay uninvolved in the gun control debate while we are abroad, writes Mary Farley.
'Dear Los Angeles, you're welcome' - Zlatan announces Galaxy move with newspaper advert
Ibrahimovic spent two seasons at Manchester United, winning the League Cup and Europa League.
People are seriously annoyed about the U.S. Army's St. Patrick's Day message