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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 25,364 Views 48 Comments

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

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 73,888 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.

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 19,084 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.

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 37,328 Views 4 Comments

Fraternity houses would not work here at all.

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 9,408 Views 70 Comments

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

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 80,289 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 81,736 Views 0 Comments

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

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 54,392 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 48,727 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.”

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 7,144 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.

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 26,209 Views 0 Comments

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

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 7,570 Views 16 Comments

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

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 16,232 Views 54 Comments

Over $50 million was spent on the race.

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 16,430 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 9,489 Views 18 Comments

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

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 19,662 Views 37 Comments

The policy aimed to keep families together.

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 7,689 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 19,162 Views 40 Comments

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

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 12,216 Views 19 Comments

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

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 16,487 Views 59 Comments

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

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 27,555 Views 21 Comments

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

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 27,322 Views 155 Comments

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

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 13,090 Views 56 Comments

Michael Flynn was fired within weeks.

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 12,872 Views 0 Comments

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

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 15,367 Views 71 Comments

US President Donald Trump yesterday fired FBI Director James Comey.

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 12,237 Views 12 Comments

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

US students caught red-handed after crawling through air duct to steal exam paper
# Duct Tales
# Duct Tales

US students caught red-handed after crawling through air duct to steal exam paper

May 5th 2017, 9:11 PM 29,529 Views 31 Comments

The pair face police charges, and expulsion from the University of Kentucky.

North Korea says it foiled a CIA attempt to assassinate Kim Jong-Un
# Nice Try
# Nice Try

North Korea says it foiled a CIA attempt to assassinate Kim Jong-Un

May 5th 2017, 3:10 PM 15,050 Views 33 Comments

It is claimed a man named Kim was being coerced into killing the North Korean leader using a biochemical weapon.

Trump's wall put off until later this year as US politicians pass $1.1 trillion spending plan
# Shutdown Showdown
# Shutdown Showdown

Trump's wall put off until later this year as US politicians pass $1.1 trillion spending plan

May 3rd 2017, 10:21 PM 13,157 Views 37 Comments

The 309-118 vote sends the bill to the Senate in time for them to act to avert a government shutdown.

Hillary Clinton believes misogyny, Russian interference and the FBI cost her the White House
# Pointing Fingers
# Pointing Fingers

Hillary Clinton believes misogyny, Russian interference and the FBI cost her the White House

May 2nd 2017, 9:34 PM 18,299 Views 109 Comments

“I’m now back to being an active citizen,” she said.

Family of American woman who died in Limerick house fire flying from US to identify her body
# RIP
# RIP

Family of American woman who died in Limerick house fire flying from US to identify her body

May 2nd 2017, 12:37 PM 20,827 Views 5 Comments

The woman has lived in Ireland for several years, and attended University of Limerick.

'Ok, it’s enough': Trump cuts short interview when pushed over Obama wiretap claim
# Trump
# Trump

'Ok, it’s enough': Trump cuts short interview when pushed over Obama wiretap claim

May 1st 2017, 5:34 PM 54,802 Views 91 Comments

Trump didn’t respond well to the interviewer’s line of questioning.

No money for the border wall after last-minute spending deal agreed in US
# Sad
# Sad

No money for the border wall after last-minute spending deal agreed in US

May 1st 2017, 8:36 AM 20,032 Views 23 Comments

It looks like Trump’s plans to build the Mexican border wall will be shelved for the moment.

Trump agrees to re-negotiate 'disastrous' NAFTA trade deal
# Nafta
# Nafta

Trump agrees to re-negotiate 'disastrous' NAFTA trade deal

Apr 27th 2017, 10:20 AM 9,875 Views 39 Comments

The announcement came after reports in US media that Trump was considering giving formal notice of pulling the United States out.

New York trials birth control for rats to tackle massive rodent population
# Rat Race
# Rat Race

New York trials birth control for rats to tackle massive rodent population

Apr 23rd 2017, 7:45 AM 15,866 Views 25 Comments

Officials are now preparing to launch a trial of a liquid bait which will make the rats infertile.

Another death row inmate's life spared in Arkansas
# Life On The Line
# Life On The Line

Another death row inmate's life spared in Arkansas

Apr 20th 2017, 7:07 AM 9,435 Views 5 Comments

Actor Johnny Depp has been one of thousands of protesters to demonstrate against capital punishment.

Trump's 'very powerful armada' headed to Australia, not North Korea
# Heading South
# Heading South

Trump's 'very powerful armada' headed to Australia, not North Korea

Apr 19th 2017, 2:11 PM 27,476 Views 72 Comments

It is a sign Trump is letting China control North Korea.

America will respond to any North Korean attack with 'overwhelming and effective' force
# Northern Tensions
# Northern Tensions

America will respond to any North Korean attack with 'overwhelming and effective' force

Apr 19th 2017, 7:02 AM 15,716 Views 62 Comments

Aboard the USS Ronald Reagan, Mike Pence told troops he was there as “storm clouds gather on the horizon” of Northeast Asia.

North Korea threatens weekly missile tests as Trump says they 'gotta behave'
# Neighbours To The North
# Neighbours To The North

North Korea threatens weekly missile tests as Trump says they 'gotta behave'

Apr 18th 2017, 6:53 AM 8,925 Views 22 Comments

North Korea could react to a potential US strike by targeting South Korea or Japan.

25 things Irish people just do not understand about America
# What In Tarnation
From The Daily Edge
# What In Tarnation

25 things Irish people just do not understand about America

Apr 17th 2017, 10:00 PM 31,826 Views 8 Comments

Contains the world’s most painfully embarrassing promprosal.