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Trump says that 'twisted' North Korea won't subject the world to 'nuclear blackmail'
# Red Carpet
# Red Carpet

Trump says that 'twisted' North Korea won't subject the world to 'nuclear blackmail'

Nov 15th 2017, 10:45 PM 11,848 Views 18 Comments

Trump said the red carpet rolled out for him in Asia showed that “America is back”.

Former US congressman Weiner starts prison sentence for sexting 15-year-old girl
# Off To Jail
# Off To Jail

Former US congressman Weiner starts prison sentence for sexting 15-year-old girl

Nov 6th 2017, 10:26 PM 23,667 Views 44 Comments

Weiner was sentenced in September by a judge who said the crime resulted from a “very strong compulsion”.

35 US-born children adopted by Irish families
# International Agreement
# International Agreement

35 US-born children adopted by Irish families

Nov 2nd 2017, 6:45 PM 26,995 Views 74 Comments

The adoptions have taken place in the last four years.

Five killed in New York terror attack were Argentine friends celebrating a school reunion
# New York Attack
# New York Attack

Five killed in New York terror attack were Argentine friends celebrating a school reunion

Nov 1st 2017, 12:18 PM 23,404 Views 58 Comments

The Argentine victims were from the city of Rosario.

Nurse arrested after refusing to draw blood from unconscious patient settles case for $500,000
# Utah
# Utah

Nurse arrested after refusing to draw blood from unconscious patient settles case for $500,000

Nov 1st 2017, 9:50 AM 38,171 Views 33 Comments

Wubbels plans to use part of the money to fund legal help for others trying to get similar body-camera video.

What is going on in America with Trump's advisors, Russia and a special prosecutor?
# Explainer
# Explainer

What is going on in America with Trump's advisors, Russia and a special prosecutor?

Oct 31st 2017, 11:17 AM 20,031 Views 81 Comments

And is it important?

126 million Americans may have seen posts linked to Russian operation during US election
# Botsmasters
# Botsmasters

126 million Americans may have seen posts linked to Russian operation during US election

Oct 31st 2017, 7:04 AM 8,263 Views 17 Comments

Moscow has denied any attempt to manipulate the US election.

US Defense Secretary warns North Korea of 'massive military response'
# Tension
# Tension

US Defense Secretary warns North Korea of 'massive military response'

Oct 28th 2017, 11:33 AM 14,616 Views 37 Comments

Pyongyang in recent months has sparked global alarm by conducting a sixth nuclear test and test-launching missiles capable of reaching the US mainland.

US release trove of secret files on JFK assassination - but 300 are delayed on national security grounds
# JFK
# JFK

US release trove of secret files on JFK assassination - but 300 are delayed on national security grounds

Oct 27th 2017, 7:13 PM 24,943 Views 56 Comments

Kennedy scholars have said the documents were unlikely to contain any bombshell revelations.

Three million adult Americans carry a loaded gun on a daily basis
# Gun Law
# Gun Law

Three million adult Americans carry a loaded gun on a daily basis

Oct 22nd 2017, 8:45 AM 11,205 Views 66 Comments

New research reviewed the behaviour of 1,444 gun owners in the US.

Disappearance of Las Vegas shooting security guard raises questions
# Las Vegas
# Las Vegas

Disappearance of Las Vegas shooting security guard raises questions

Oct 18th 2017, 1:28 PM 41,496 Views 101 Comments

Jesus Campos “wants to tell his story at a time and place of his choosing.”

'We're a country that idealises its founding': America's complicated relationship with the gun
# Second Amendment
# Second Amendment

'We're a country that idealises its founding': America's complicated relationship with the gun

Oct 15th 2017, 10:30 AM 10,051 Views 69 Comments

That intimate connection with firearms is under renewed scrutiny after the worst mass shooting in recent US history.

Tillerson denies he considered resigning from Trump cabinet but doesn't say whether he called him 'a moron'
# Secretary Of State
# Secretary Of State

Tillerson denies he considered resigning from Trump cabinet but doesn't say whether he called him 'a moron'

Oct 4th 2017, 5:12 PM 11,195 Views 31 Comments

“I serve at the appointment of the president and I am here for as long as the president feels I can be useful to achieving his objectives.”

US withdraws diplomatic staff in Cuba over mystery 'sonic attacks'
# American Embassy
# American Embassy

US withdraws diplomatic staff in Cuba over mystery 'sonic attacks'

Sep 29th 2017, 7:16 PM 11,101 Views 14 Comments

The attacks of an unknown nature have targeted at least 21 US embassy staff in Havana over the past few months, the US said.

A woman has passed US Marine infantry training for the first time
# Ooo-rah
# Ooo-rah

A woman has passed US Marine infantry training for the first time

Sep 25th 2017, 9:55 PM 42,419 Views 88 Comments

Three dozen female Marine Corps officers had previously signed up for the infantry training program but failed to finish.

North Korea says Trump has declared war as it vows to shoot down US planes
# Tensions
# Tensions

North Korea says Trump has declared war as it vows to shoot down US planes

Sep 25th 2017, 6:10 PM 26,566 Views 122 Comments

“He declared a war on our country.”

Former US congressman Anthony Weiner sentenced to 21 months in sexting case
# US Politics
# US Politics

Former US congressman Anthony Weiner sentenced to 21 months in sexting case

Sep 25th 2017, 3:57 PM 24,337 Views 22 Comments

Weiner, weeping as he read from a written statement on a page he held in front of him, called his crime his “rock bottom”.

As US warplanes fly off North Korea, Trump says the country's leaders 'won't be around much longer'
# Threats Threats And More Threats
# Threats Threats And More Threats

As US warplanes fly off North Korea, Trump says the country's leaders 'won't be around much longer'

Sep 24th 2017, 9:15 AM 36,915 Views 64 Comments

The war of words between the two powers shows no sign of abating.

'Cold, calculated, planned': US man could face death penalty after murdering two black people
# Racial Attack
# Racial Attack

'Cold, calculated, planned': US man could face death penalty after murdering two black people

Sep 20th 2017, 4:18 PM 20,012 Views 50 Comments

Kenneth James Gleason, from Louisiana, killed two black men last week.

US Supreme Court upholds Trump's refugee restrictions in travel ban case
# Travel Ban Upheld
# Travel Ban Upheld

US Supreme Court upholds Trump's refugee restrictions in travel ban case

Sep 13th 2017, 7:05 AM 10,609 Views 40 Comments

The order was not the court’s last word on the travel policy that President Donald Trump first rolled out in January.

'Soft, under-performing, tattooed millionaires': Lalas takes names in scathing rant at US national team
# Bit American
From The42
# Bit American

'Soft, under-performing, tattooed millionaires': Lalas takes names in scathing rant at US national team

Sep 11th 2017, 1:25 PM 14,462 Views 12 Comments

Lalas implied Christian Pulisic ‘didn’t warrant a mention’ while naming and shaming USMNT players and management.

'It is a worry': Tourism Ireland concerned about the fall-off in tourists visiting Ireland in July

'It is a worry': Tourism Ireland concerned about the fall-off in tourists visiting Ireland in July

Aug 29th 2017, 3:45 PM 19,064 Views 73 Comments

While there has been a 3.8% boost in overall overseas visitors this year, there was a decline in tourist numbers last month.

Scientists are using painkiller-addicted fish to develop new treatments for addicts
# Addiction
# Addiction

Scientists are using painkiller-addicted fish to develop new treatments for addicts

Aug 27th 2017, 8:45 AM 7,517 Views 5 Comments

Researchers found the fish were willing to work harder and even enter risky conditions in order to get their fix.

Call for Tuam Town Hall to remove memorial to Irish Confederate major
# Major Dick Dowling
# Major Dick Dowling

Call for Tuam Town Hall to remove memorial to Irish Confederate major

Aug 19th 2017, 6:09 PM 34,567 Views 236 Comments

Shaun Cunniffe said that the plaque should be removed to a museum so that people can discuss the issues around it.

The icons of Confederacy at the heart of America's debate
# Heritage Or Hate?
# Heritage Or Hate?

The icons of Confederacy at the heart of America's debate

Aug 19th 2017, 7:00 AM 12,433 Views 53 Comments

There are more than 1,500 symbols of the Confederacy on public land, mostly in the South.

A new generation of white nationalist groups flourish under Trump
# Extremism
# Extremism

A new generation of white nationalist groups flourish under Trump

Aug 19th 2017, 7:00 AM 10,335 Views 33 Comments

Analysts say theses groups may have members in the tens of thousands and tacit supporters in the hundreds of thousands.

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 9,892 Views 55 Comments

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

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 18,881 Views 102 Comments

Two police officers died after a helicopter crashed.

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 31,308 Views 105 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 7,997 Views 41 Comments

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

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 22,903 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 7,562 Views 19 Comments

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

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 21,507 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.

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 23,193 Views 3 Comments

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

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 8,467 Views 34 Comments

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

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 9,395 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.

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 21,079 Views 15 Comments

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

'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 13,857 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 17,847 Views 0 Comments

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

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 20,693 Views 54 Comments

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