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# Stars and Stripes

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# Stars and Stripes
Biden administration backs bill to make Washington DC the 51st state
The administration said the people of Washington DC deserve full representation in the US Congress.
# Stars and Stripes
USA confirm new manager after failing to qualify for the World Cup for first time since 1986
Former defender Gregg Berhalter will take charge as US coach after a 13-month search for a new manager.
# Stars and Stripes
President Trump coloured an American flag incorrectly, and Twitter is in meltdown
‘I’m surprised he can stay within the lines.’
# new gear
Stars and stripes: Leinster will wear adidas kit at all levels from next season
The eastern province have struck a five-year deal with the German sportswear giant.
# Stars and Stripes
Willie Mullins duo pipped in first leg of $500,000 transatlantic challenge
Rawnaq set to take aim at six-figure bonus at Cheltenham next year.
# Stars and Stripes
A pair of former League of Ireland players have made the grade in America this week
Eamon Zayed’s dramatic brace didn’t go unnoticed while an ex-Sligo Rovers player also came in for utmost praise.
# chopper whopper
US news anchor retracts incorrect story about coming under fire in Iraq
NBC’s Brian Williams later apologised for the error.
# frank the yank
It's official: Frank Lampard joins soon-to-be MLS side New York City FC
The team make their league debut in March 2015 so 36 year-old veteran must decide short-term plans.
# Stars and Stripes
Irish return planned for American football tournament
Organisers of the Global Ireland Football Tournament are planning a follow-up event to take place by 2014.
# Fourth of July
10 things you didn’t know about the Fourth of July
It’s America’s birthday! Or is it? Well, not quite… some facts you might not have known about Independence Day.