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# america - Thursday 17 August, 2017

Thousands hold vigil for Charlottesville victim as Trump pays tribute to 'truly special young woman'
# Heather Heyer
# Heather Heyer

Thousands hold vigil for Charlottesville victim as Trump pays tribute to 'truly special young woman'

Aug 17th 2017, 7:46 AM 9,873 Views 55 Comments

Those in attendance at the vigil sang several spirituals and observed a moment of silence.

# america - Sunday 13 August, 2017

Trump condemns hate on 'many sides' after woman killed by car at anti-Nazi protest
# Charlottesville
# Charlottesville

Trump condemns hate on 'many sides' after woman killed by car at anti-Nazi protest

Aug 13th 2017, 7:41 AM 18,825 Views 102 Comments

Two police officers died after a helicopter crashed.

# america - Friday 11 August, 2017

Trump says that a military plan to deal with North Korea is 'locked and loaded'
# Sabre Rattling
# Sabre Rattling

Trump says that a military plan to deal with North Korea is 'locked and loaded'

Aug 11th 2017, 12:50 PM 31,296 Views 95 Comments

He called on North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to “find another path”.

US politicians are being accused of violating free speech - by blocking people on social media
# Blockbusters
# Blockbusters

US politicians are being accused of violating free speech - by blocking people on social media

Aug 11th 2017, 12:37 PM 7,973 Views 41 Comments

Politicians at all levels increasingly embrace social media to discuss government business.

# america - Monday 7 August, 2017

Donald Trump 'working hard' at his New Jersey country club
# Getaway
# Getaway

Donald Trump 'working hard' at his New Jersey country club

Aug 7th 2017, 4:49 PM 22,879 Views 43 Comments

He said that he’s there because of renovation at the White House.

US tells North Korea: 'Stop missile tests if you want to talk'
# Come To The Table
# Come To The Table

US tells North Korea: 'Stop missile tests if you want to talk'

Aug 7th 2017, 7:51 AM 7,550 Views 19 Comments

The UN Security Council on Saturday unanimously approved a US-drafted sanctions package over the weekend.

# america - Saturday 5 August, 2017

Women with history of gum disease at higher risk of cancer, study says
# Warning Signs
# Warning Signs

Women with history of gum disease at higher risk of cancer, study says

Aug 5th 2017, 11:00 AM 21,276 Views 12 Comments

Women who have a history of gum disease face a higher risk of several types of cancer, particularly tumours in the oesophagus and breasts.

# america - Friday 4 August, 2017

12 differences between Irish secondary schools and American high schools
# Ireland V Usa
From The Daily Edge
# Ireland V Usa

12 differences between Irish secondary schools and American high schools

Aug 4th 2017, 8:59 PM 21,938 Views 3 Comments

There’s no Chad Michael Murray on your school’s GAA team.

# america - Sunday 30 July, 2017

Small decline in MMR vaccinations could have a serious effect
# America
# America

Small decline in MMR vaccinations could have a serious effect

Jul 30th 2017, 7:00 AM 8,437 Views 34 Comments

A 5% drop in measles, mumps and rubella vaccinations caused a threefold increase in annual measles cases, a new study found.

# america - Saturday 29 July, 2017

The US is proposing new laws to lower nicotine in cigarettes to non-addictive levels
# Radical Change
# Radical Change

The US is proposing new laws to lower nicotine in cigarettes to non-addictive levels

Jul 29th 2017, 5:45 PM 9,378 Views 22 Comments

“A renewed focus on nicotine can help us to achieve a world where cigarettes no longer addict future generations of our kids,” the FDA said.

# america - Friday 28 July, 2017

Kerry woman (107) who emigrated to America finally fulfills dream of receiving high school diploma
# Inspirational
# Inspirational

Kerry woman (107) who emigrated to America finally fulfills dream of receiving high school diploma

Jul 28th 2017, 10:03 PM 21,043 Views 15 Comments

Hanna Lovett was born in a small town in Kerry in 1910. She moved to the US when she was 12.

# america - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

'Why can't he be our President?' - Rolling Stone is crushing on Justin Trudeau
# Tru Love
# Tru Love

'Why can't he be our President?' - Rolling Stone is crushing on Justin Trudeau

Jul 26th 2017, 9:42 PM 13,828 Views 92 Comments

Trudeau is quoted as saying he disagrees with Trump “on a whole bunch” of issues.

Jason Corbett had head injuries 'similar to a car crash or fall from great height'
# North Carolina
# North Carolina

Jason Corbett had head injuries 'similar to a car crash or fall from great height'

Jul 26th 2017, 8:35 PM 17,826 Views 0 Comments

The trial was briefly delayed as one juror became ill while viewing photos of Jason’s injuries.

# america - Tuesday 25 July, 2017

McCain: 'We are not the president's subordinates. We are his equal'
# Healthcare Vote
# Healthcare Vote

McCain: 'We are not the president's subordinates. We are his equal'

Jul 25th 2017, 11:59 PM 20,676 Views 59 Comments

John McCain received a standing ovation from his colleagues as he entered the chamber.

Trump criticises Obama, threatens cabinet member and says America needs 'loyalty' - in speech to 24,000 Boy Scouts
# Can't Stump The Trump
# Can't Stump The Trump

Trump criticises Obama, threatens cabinet member and says America needs 'loyalty' - in speech to 24,000 Boy Scouts

Jul 25th 2017, 3:30 PM 25,345 Views 48 Comments

He’s also had a go at his own attorney general.

# america - Friday 21 July, 2017

No legal duty for laughing teens to rescue a drowning disabled man, says judge
# Florida
# Florida

No legal duty for laughing teens to rescue a drowning disabled man, says judge

Jul 21st 2017, 10:50 PM 73,780 Views 120 Comments

“Never in my life would I have ever thought we would need a law to make this happen,” the local mayor said.

# america - Thursday 20 July, 2017

Former US presidential candidate John McCain diagnosed with brain cancer
# Washington
# Washington

Former US presidential candidate John McCain diagnosed with brain cancer

Jul 20th 2017, 7:17 AM 19,061 Views 54 Comments

McCain has been one of the more moderate Republican voices in Washington DC during the first six months of Donald Trump’s presidency.

# america - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

12 differences between going to college in Ireland and going to college in America
# Namely: Debt
From The Daily Edge
# Namely: Debt

12 differences between going to college in Ireland and going to college in America

Jul 19th 2017, 8:00 AM 35,334 Views 4 Comments

Fraternity houses would not work here at all.

# america - Saturday 15 July, 2017

J1 summer: 'I could be making more of my privilege, but I'm having an incredible time'
# Read Me
# Read Me

J1 summer: 'I could be making more of my privilege, but I'm having an incredible time'

Jul 15th 2017, 7:30 PM 9,338 Views 74 Comments

Is it wrong that I’m loving it, this hedonistic holiday lifestyle, writes Donal MacNamee.

# america - Saturday 8 July, 2017

27 foods Americans eat that we would never touch
# America
From The Daily Edge
# America

27 foods Americans eat that we would never touch

Jul 8th 2017, 9:30 PM 75,574 Views 21 Comments

Does anyone even know what a Sloppy Joe is?

Irishman back in Ireland after being deported from Boston
# Immigration Offences
# Immigration Offences

Irishman back in Ireland after being deported from Boston

Jul 8th 2017, 1:18 PM 81,660 Views 0 Comments

John Cunningham was arrested for living illegally in the US last month.

# america - Monday 3 July, 2017

Canadian-Irish Gotham star appeals for help in finding missing daughter
# Donal Logue
# Donal Logue

Canadian-Irish Gotham star appeals for help in finding missing daughter

Jul 3rd 2017, 10:30 PM 54,362 Views 15 Comments

Jade Logue was last seen in Brooklyn on 26 June.

Chris Christie says he didn't get any sun while using beach he shut down to public because 'he was wearing a hat'
# Life's A Beach
# Life's A Beach

Chris Christie says he didn't get any sun while using beach he shut down to public because 'he was wearing a hat'

Jul 3rd 2017, 5:11 PM 48,692 Views 26 Comments

Christie defended his use of the beach, saying he had previously announced his vacation plans and the media had simply “caught a politician keeping his word.”

# america - Friday 30 June, 2017

White House says travel ban will prevent 'acts of bloodshed and violence'
# Unwelcome To America
# Unwelcome To America

White House says travel ban will prevent 'acts of bloodshed and violence'

Jun 30th 2017, 7:30 AM 7,128 Views 29 Comments

The 90-day ban on visitors from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen, and a 120-day ban on refugees has come into force.

# america - Thursday 29 June, 2017

Man arrested for breaking the Ten Commandments - with his car
# Arkansas
# Arkansas

Man arrested for breaking the Ten Commandments - with his car

Jun 29th 2017, 10:28 AM 26,198 Views 0 Comments

Reed apparently live-streamed video of himself charging his vehicle at the granite stele.

# america - Friday 23 June, 2017

America says North Korea has tested an engine that could be fitted to a ballistic missile
# ICBM
# ICBM

America says North Korea has tested an engine that could be fitted to a ballistic missile

Jun 23rd 2017, 6:58 AM 7,551 Views 16 Comments

President Donald Trump has made halting the North Korean nuclear threat his number one foreign policy priority.

# america - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

Donald Trump gets a major boost in an election seen as a referendum on him
# Handel With Care
# Handel With Care

Donald Trump gets a major boost in an election seen as a referendum on him

Jun 21st 2017, 6:59 AM 16,218 Views 54 Comments

Over $50 million was spent on the race.

# america - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

Irish beef sellers can tell Americans that it is grass-fed, traceable and free of hormones
# Raising The Steaks
# Raising The Steaks

Irish beef sellers can tell Americans that it is grass-fed, traceable and free of hormones

Jun 20th 2017, 7:34 AM 16,258 Views 41 Comments

The USDA has handed its seal of approval to the Bord Bia plan to market Irish beef in America.

Democrats slow down Senate over 'secret' Trumpcare bill
# Trumpcare
# Trumpcare

Democrats slow down Senate over 'secret' Trumpcare bill

Jun 20th 2017, 6:47 AM 9,478 Views 18 Comments

Senate Republicans have insisted they will craft their own bill, but few details have emerged.

# america - Friday 16 June, 2017

Trump cancels Obama policy that allowed illegal immigrant parents stay in America
# DAPA
# DAPA

Trump cancels Obama policy that allowed illegal immigrant parents stay in America

Jun 16th 2017, 7:07 AM 19,644 Views 37 Comments

The policy aimed to keep families together.

# america - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

Head of Michigan health department charged with manslaughter over a city's lead-contaminated water
# Flint
# Flint

Head of Michigan health department charged with manslaughter over a city's lead-contaminated water

Jun 14th 2017, 3:15 PM 7,675 Views 0 Comments

Nick Lyon is accused of failing to alert the public about an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in the Flint area.

Thousands of US troops could be headed for Afghanistan after Trump decision
# Boots On The Ground
# Boots On The Ground

Thousands of US troops could be headed for Afghanistan after Trump decision

Jun 14th 2017, 7:33 AM 19,145 Views 40 Comments

Under Barack Obama, troop levels in Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria were closely managed by the White House.

# america - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

Secret Service says it has no tapes of Trump's Comey conversations
# No Tapes
# No Tapes

Secret Service says it has no tapes of Trump's Comey conversations

Jun 13th 2017, 7:26 AM 12,201 Views 19 Comments

Sean Spicer said an announcement would come “when the president is ready to make it.”

# america - Saturday 10 June, 2017

US special forces move in to help Philippines rid city of Islamic State
# Marawi
# Marawi

US special forces move in to help Philippines rid city of Islamic State

Jun 10th 2017, 1:52 PM 16,469 Views 58 Comments

Philippine troops are struggling to defeat hundreds of fighters, who rampaged through Marawi.

# america - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

Explainer: Who is Reality Winner, and why has she been charged with leaking US secrets?
# Russian Hacks
# Russian Hacks

Explainer: Who is Reality Winner, and why has she been charged with leaking US secrets?

Jun 7th 2017, 1:45 PM 27,522 Views 21 Comments

The 25-year-old Air Force veteran has been charged with leaking information related to alleged Russian hacks.

# america - Thursday 1 June, 2017

Trump pulls US out of climate deal: 'We'll see if we can make a deal that's fair but if we can't, that's fine'
# Climate Deal
# Climate Deal

Trump pulls US out of climate deal: 'We'll see if we can make a deal that's fair but if we can't, that's fine'

Jun 1st 2017, 9:30 PM 27,304 Views 154 Comments

The White House has told allies the 2015 deal was signed by President Barack Obama out of “desperation.”

# america - Monday 22 May, 2017

Trump's former security advisor to stay silent on his links to Russia
# Plead The Fifth
# Plead The Fifth

Trump's former security advisor to stay silent on his links to Russia

May 22nd 2017, 6:11 PM 13,073 Views 56 Comments

Michael Flynn was fired within weeks.

# america - Friday 19 May, 2017

Former congressman Anthony Weiner pleads guilty to sexting 15-year-old
# Guilty
# Guilty

Former congressman Anthony Weiner pleads guilty to sexting 15-year-old

May 19th 2017, 4:50 PM 12,846 Views 0 Comments

She also accused him of asking her to undress on camera.

# america - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

From 'Lock her up' to 'You're Fired': The incredible timeline of Trump, Comey, Clinton and Russia
# American Grime Story
# American Grime Story

From 'Lock her up' to 'You're Fired': The incredible timeline of Trump, Comey, Clinton and Russia

May 10th 2017, 6:03 PM 15,347 Views 71 Comments

US President Donald Trump yesterday fired FBI Director James Comey.

# america - Sunday 7 May, 2017

North Korea arrests another American for committing 'hostile acts'
# Tensions
# Tensions

North Korea arrests another American for committing 'hostile acts'

May 7th 2017, 7:01 PM 12,219 Views 12 Comments

“A relevant institution is now conducting detailed investigation into his crimes.”