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# biden - Wednesday 13 July, 2022

US police confirm that Ohio ten-year-old crossed state lines for abortion
# Roe V Wade
# Roe V Wade

US police confirm that Ohio ten-year-old crossed state lines for abortion

Jul 13th 2022, 9:37 PM 38,999 Views 35 Comments

The story garnered attention as a shocking effect of the overturning of Roe v Wade.

# biden - Tuesday 28 June, 2022

Biden's wife and daughter among 25 more Americans banned from Russia
# New Sanctions
# New Sanctions

Biden's wife and daughter among 25 more Americans banned from Russia

Jun 28th 2022, 1:02 PM 14,985 Views 20 Comments

Several US senators are also on the list.

# biden - Sunday 26 June, 2022

Larry Donnelly: Will the January 6th hearings, or anything else, help Democrats?
# US Politics
# US Politics

Larry Donnelly: Will the January 6th hearings, or anything else, help Democrats?

Jun 26th 2022, 8:00 PM 13,791 Views 25 Comments

Our columnist looks at the aftermath of the Capitol attack and the findings of the select committee and asks what it means for the next election.

# biden - Saturday 18 June, 2022

US President Biden unharmed after falling off bike near his home
# Joe Bikin'
# Joe Bikin'

US President Biden unharmed after falling off bike near his home

Jun 18th 2022, 5:07 PM 64,755 Views 28 Comments

Biden was cycling near his Delaware home on an anniversary trip with his wife.

# biden - Thursday 26 May, 2022

Irish lecturer in US: 'The shadow of campus shootings has loomed large in our lives for years'
# Uvalde Shooting
# Uvalde Shooting

Irish lecturer in US: 'The shadow of campus shootings has loomed large in our lives for years'

May 26th 2022, 8:00 PM 9,794 Views 3 Comments

Caoimhín De Barra says threats to safety on campus are always on your mind when you work as a teacher in the US.

# biden - Wednesday 25 May, 2022

Texas school shooting: Gunman shared his plan on Facebook before carrying out attack
# Robb Elementary
# Robb Elementary

Texas school shooting: Gunman shared his plan on Facebook before carrying out attack

Updated May 25th 2022, 7:21 PM 68,011 Views 36 Comments
  • US President Joe Biden called for politicians to stand up to the gun lobby and act.
  • The shooting was the deadliest such incident since the 2012 Sandy Hook shooting in Connecticut.
  • Democrat Beto O'Rourke interrupted a press conference with Texas Governor Greg Abbott, saying he was doing "nothing".

# biden - Tuesday 24 May, 2022

S.Korean military says N.Korea launched ballistic missile: Yonhap
# North Korea
# North Korea

S.Korean military says N.Korea launched ballistic missile: Yonhap

May 24th 2022, 10:31 PM 14,287 Views 4 Comments

The launch comes as US President Joe Biden concluded a trip to South Korea and Japan.

# biden - Saturday 21 May, 2022

Biden says any Kim meeting would depend on sincerity
# Seoul Trip
# Seoul Trip

Biden says any Kim meeting would depend on sincerity

May 21st 2022, 10:44 AM 10,887 Views 10 Comments

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un has conducted a blitz of sanctions-busting weapons tests this year.

# biden - Thursday 19 May, 2022

US to fly in baby formula on military contracted planes due to major shortage
# Baby Formula
# Baby Formula

US to fly in baby formula on military contracted planes due to major shortage

May 19th 2022, 9:07 AM 24,477 Views 24 Comments

The shortage has left many parents frantic and fearful their infants may starve.

# biden - Tuesday 17 May, 2022

Bidens visit Buffalo to pay respects to victims of racist massacre
# Buffalo
# Buffalo

Bidens visit Buffalo to pay respects to victims of racist massacre

Updated May 17th 2022, 9:32 PM 16,404 Views 25 Comments

Biden called the racially-motivated killings “antithetical to everything we stand for in America.”

Finnish parliament votes overwhelmingly in favour of NATO membership
# NATO
# NATO

Finnish parliament votes overwhelmingly in favour of NATO membership

May 17th 2022, 2:25 PM 8,477 Views 20 Comments

Germany also plans to ramp up its military collaboration with Sweden and Finland as they seek to join NATO.

# biden - Monday 25 April, 2022

Top US officials visit Kyiv and pledge $700 million in military aid as Mariupol 'on the brink'
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Top US officials visit Kyiv and pledge $700 million in military aid as Mariupol 'on the brink'

Apr 25th 2022, 7:39 AM 12,378 Views 34 Comments

The trip by US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin comes as the war enters its third month.

# biden - Friday 25 March, 2022

Joe Biden to visit town near Poland-Ukraine border in show of solidarity
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Joe Biden to visit town near Poland-Ukraine border in show of solidarity

Mar 25th 2022, 6:48 AM 16,049 Views 13 Comments

Air Force One will jet into the eastern Polish town of Rzeszow.

# biden - Thursday 24 March, 2022

Boris Johnson targets Putin’s ‘private army’ with new sanctions amid plea to allies
# Brussels Summit
# Brussels Summit

Boris Johnson targets Putin’s ‘private army’ with new sanctions amid plea to allies

Mar 24th 2022, 9:47 AM 38,028 Views 15 Comments

The UK Prime Minister is using a NATO emergency summit in Brussels today to commit to a new package to shore up Ukrainian defences.

# biden - Tuesday 22 March, 2022

Biden says Putin considering using chemical and biological weapons in Ukraine
# Chemical Weapons
# Chemical Weapons

Biden says Putin considering using chemical and biological weapons in Ukraine

Mar 22nd 2022, 7:16 AM 28,942 Views 72 Comments

Biden said Putin’s “back is against the wall”.

# biden - Saturday 26 February, 2022

Biden unveils 'severe' economic sanctions to make Putin a 'pariah on international stage'
# Sanctions
# Sanctions

Biden unveils 'severe' economic sanctions to make Putin a 'pariah on international stage'

Feb 26th 2022, 8:15 AM 35,558 Views 41 Comments

The US President conceded there was a lack of Western unity for enacting an even tougher measure.

# biden - Saturday 19 February, 2022

Russian troops on the border with Ukraine are 'poised to strike', says US defence secretary
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Russian troops on the border with Ukraine are 'poised to strike', says US defence secretary

Updated Feb 19th 2022, 11:40 AM 58,469 Views 119 Comments
  • Separatist leaders in disputed regions Lugansk and Donetsk announced a general mobilisation this morning.
  • Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky described his country as Europe's "shield" against Russia.
  • European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen accused Russia of making a "blatant attempt to rewrite the rules of the international order".

# biden - Tuesday 1 February, 2022

Opinion: Putin's obsession with making Russia great again is driving his approach to Ukraine
# Russian Strongman
# Russian Strongman

Opinion: Putin's obsession with making Russia great again is driving his approach to Ukraine

Feb 1st 2022, 7:00 PM 21,890 Views 19 Comments

Journalist Hannah McCarthy explains the thinking of Russian President Vladimir Putin as his military builds along the border with Ukraine.

# biden - Tuesday 25 January, 2022

Tom Clonan: Russia's decision to locate off Ireland gives the two-fingers to the US, EU & NATO
# Russia
# Russia

Tom Clonan: Russia's decision to locate off Ireland gives the two-fingers to the US, EU & NATO

Updated Jan 25th 2022, 9:43 PM 74,742 Views 92 Comments

The security analyst says it also demonstrates Ireland’s failure to meet the minimum standards of our Neutral status.

# biden - Friday 21 January, 2022

Tom Clonan: Is Russia planning on invading Ukraine?
# International Relations
# International Relations

Tom Clonan: Is Russia planning on invading Ukraine?

Jan 21st 2022, 8:00 PM 25,191 Views 45 Comments

The security expert looks at the likelihood of an all-out invasion of Ukraine by Russia, and how it will play out on a global stage.

# biden - Thursday 20 January, 2022

Russia would 'pay a heavy price' if it invades Ukraine, Joe Biden says
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Russia would 'pay a heavy price' if it invades Ukraine, Joe Biden says

Updated Jan 20th 2022, 9:54 PM 51,348 Views 80 Comments

“Let there be no doubt at all, if Putin makes this choice, Russia will pay a heavy price,” the US president said.

# biden - Thursday 13 January, 2022

Biden's push to save voting rights agenda appears doomed as key US senator opposes changes
# Senate
# Senate

Biden's push to save voting rights agenda appears doomed as key US senator opposes changes

Jan 13th 2022, 6:00 PM 18,133 Views 36 Comments

Biden argues that the national voting rights bills are vital to preserving US democracy.

# biden - Friday 7 January, 2022

Joe Biden to deliver his first State of the Union address on 1 March
# Biden
# Biden

Joe Biden to deliver his first State of the Union address on 1 March

Jan 7th 2022, 6:54 PM 10,297 Views 24 Comments

It will mark the latest any president has delivered a State of the Union address.

# biden - Wednesday 5 January, 2022

Biden to call out Trump for 'singular responsibility' in provoking 6 January attack
# Capitol Riots
# Capitol Riots

Biden to call out Trump for 'singular responsibility' in provoking 6 January attack

Jan 5th 2022, 7:40 PM 18,050 Views 115 Comments

Joe Biden will make a speech from inside the Capitol’s Statuary Hall on the anniversary of the 6 January riots.

# biden - Thursday 30 December, 2021

Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin hold call on Ukraine military tensions
# Military Tensions
# Military Tensions

Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin hold call on Ukraine military tensions

Dec 30th 2021, 9:12 PM 11,657 Views 14 Comments

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters that Russian President Vladimir Putin was “in the mood for a conversation.”

Biden and Putin to hold call amid growing tension over Russian troops at Ukraine border
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Biden and Putin to hold call amid growing tension over Russian troops at Ukraine border

Dec 30th 2021, 8:52 AM 7,706 Views 20 Comments

The White House indicated that Biden would make clear to Putin that a diplomatic path remains open.

# biden - Friday 3 December, 2021

Joe Biden warns Vladimir Putin against Ukraine invasion
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Joe Biden warns Vladimir Putin against Ukraine invasion

Dec 3rd 2021, 7:24 PM 18,845 Views 38 Comments

The US president offered the warning amid growing concern about a Russian build-up of troops on the Ukrainian border.

# biden - Tuesday 16 November, 2021

Biden and Xi at loggerheads on Taiwan following lengthy US-China virtual summit
# Virtual Summit
# Virtual Summit

Biden and Xi at loggerheads on Taiwan following lengthy US-China virtual summit

Nov 16th 2021, 6:50 AM 8,970 Views 3 Comments

The video-link summit took place last night in Washington and early this morning in Beijing.

# biden - Sunday 7 November, 2021

US court blocks Joe Biden’s vaccine mandate plan
# Vaccine Mandate
# Vaccine Mandate

US court blocks Joe Biden’s vaccine mandate plan

Nov 7th 2021, 7:45 AM 24,843 Views 69 Comments

The law would have imposed the vaccine mandate on those working for private companies with more than 100 employees.

# biden - Friday 29 October, 2021

Joe Biden’s meeting with Pope Francis runs into overtime
# Vatican
# Vatican

Joe Biden’s meeting with Pope Francis runs into overtime

Updated Oct 29th 2021, 8:26 PM 29,417 Views 27 Comments

Biden’s support of abortion rights and same-sex marriage has put him at odds with many US bishops.

# biden - Monday 18 October, 2021

Biden administration asks Supreme Court to block Texas abortion law
# Abortion Laws
# Abortion Laws

Biden administration asks Supreme Court to block Texas abortion law

Oct 18th 2021, 10:43 PM 7,852 Views 4 Comments

The law has been in effect since September, aside from a district court-ordered pause that lasted 48 hours.

# biden - Saturday 16 October, 2021

Larry Donnelly: Biden presidency report card - 'could do better'
# Assessing Biden
# Assessing Biden

Larry Donnelly: Biden presidency report card - 'could do better'

Oct 16th 2021, 7:00 PM 14,094 Views 29 Comments

Our columnist says Biden is doing OK but has taken a major hit on the back of Afghanistan.

# biden - Monday 4 October, 2021

Biden administration lifts abortion referral ban on family planning clinics
# Abortion
# Abortion

Biden administration lifts abortion referral ban on family planning clinics

Oct 4th 2021, 10:43 PM 13,930 Views 7 Comments

This comes as battles over abortion grow sharper from Texas to the US Supreme Court.

# biden - Friday 1 October, 2021

Biden administration in legal bid to block Texas abortion law
# Abortion
# Abortion

Biden administration in legal bid to block Texas abortion law

Oct 1st 2021, 9:42 PM 10,365 Views 19 Comments

At least one Texas abortion provider said it stood ready to resume offering services.

# biden - Thursday 30 September, 2021

US Congress passes bill to avert partial government shutdown

US Congress passes bill to avert partial government shutdown

Sep 30th 2021, 10:15 PM 7,541 Views 3 Comments

The legislation was needed to keep the government running once the current budget year ended at midnight.

# biden - Wednesday 22 September, 2021

Biden stresses importance of NI peace process and downplays trade deal during Johnson meeting
# Good Friday Agreement
# Good Friday Agreement

Biden stresses importance of NI peace process and downplays trade deal during Johnson meeting

Sep 22nd 2021, 7:47 AM 20,691 Views 15 Comments
  • The US president met the UK Prime Minister in the Oval Office.
  • Biden issued a fresh warning for the UK not to damage the peace process over the EU departure.
  • Johnson agreed, saying: “On that point, Joe, we’re completely at one."

# biden - Monday 6 September, 2021

Biden approves federal aid for New York and New Jersey after deadly flooding
# Hurricane Ida
# Hurricane Ida

Biden approves federal aid for New York and New Jersey after deadly flooding

Sep 6th 2021, 6:47 PM 8,352 Views 1 Comment

At least 50 people were killed in six Eastern states as record rainfall overwhelmed rivers and sewer systems.

# biden - Sunday 5 September, 2021

Biden to mark 20th anniversary of 9/11 at three memorial sites
# Itinerary
# Itinerary

Biden to mark 20th anniversary of 9/11 at three memorial sites

Sep 5th 2021, 12:53 PM 11,501 Views 19 Comments

Next Saturday’s anniversary falls less than two weeks after the end of the nearly two decade-long US war in Afghanistan.

# biden - 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 30,693 Views 63 Comments

The court voted 5-4 to deny an emergency appeal from abortion providers and others.

# biden - Wednesday 16 June, 2021

No joint press conference and no breaking of bread: Biden and Putin meet at Geneva summit
# Red Lines
# Red Lines

No joint press conference and no breaking of bread: Biden and Putin meet at Geneva summit

Updated Jun 16th 2021, 2:00 PM 16,551 Views 31 Comments

Up to five hours of talks are planned, starting at around midday Irish time, with no break for meals.

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