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#United States

# united-states - Monday 26 September, 2022

Drone attack hits Ukraine as US warns Russia of ‘consequences’ over nuclear weapons
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Drone attack hits Ukraine as US warns Russia of ‘consequences’ over nuclear weapons

Updated Sep 26th 2022, 10:04 AM 34,389 Views 33 Comments

A massive fire and explosion was caused in the port of Odessa.

# united-states - Wednesday 14 September, 2022

Ken Starr, whose investigation led to Bill Clinton impeachment, dies aged 76
# United States
# United States

Ken Starr, whose investigation led to Bill Clinton impeachment, dies aged 76

Sep 14th 2022, 8:32 AM 10,443 Views 7 Comments

Starr died at a hospital of complications from surgery.

# united-states - Friday 2 September, 2022

Democracy in the US is ‘under assault’ by MAGA Republicans, Joe Biden says
# White House
# White House

Democracy in the US is ‘under assault’ by MAGA Republicans, Joe Biden says

Sep 2nd 2022, 7:23 AM 15,730 Views 37 Comments

The leader called Donald Trump and his allies an extremist threat to America and its future.

# united-states - Thursday 1 September, 2022

Trump and US government lock horns in court over seized documents
# FBI
# FBI

Trump and US government lock horns in court over seized documents

Sep 1st 2022, 10:02 PM 23,807 Views 20 Comments

A claim of obstructing the FBI search heaps further legal pressure on the former president, who denies all wrongdoing.

# united-states - Sunday 28 August, 2022

China says troops 'remain on high alert' as two US warships sail through Taiwan Strait
# Tensions
# Tensions

China says troops 'remain on high alert' as two US warships sail through Taiwan Strait

Updated Aug 28th 2022, 9:42 AM 25,596 Views 24 Comments

It is the first transit since China staged unprecedented military drills around the island following the visit of US Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

# united-states - Wednesday 10 August, 2022

Iranian operative charged in plot to murder Trump security adviser John Bolton
# US
# US

Iranian operative charged in plot to murder Trump security adviser John Bolton

Aug 10th 2022, 4:56 PM 11,449 Views 1 Comment

Shahram Poursafi, identified by US officials as a member of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, is wanted by the FBI.

Some Irish soldiers 'refused entry to US after peacekeeping duties'
# The Morning Lead
# The Morning Lead

Some Irish soldiers 'refused entry to US after peacekeeping duties'

Aug 10th 2022, 12:05 AM 71,622 Views 21 Comments

The issue has been raised with the US authorities by the Department of Foreign Affairs.

# united-states - Friday 5 August, 2022

Russia is 'ready' to discuss US prisoner exchange - a day after basketball star sentencing
# Basketball
# Basketball

Russia is 'ready' to discuss US prisoner exchange - a day after basketball star sentencing

Aug 5th 2022, 7:48 AM 21,016 Views 27 Comments

Brittney Griner was detained at a Moscow airport in February after she was found carrying vape cartridges with cannabis oil in her luggage.

# united-states - Thursday 4 August, 2022

Missiles fired by China 'believed to have landed in Japan's exclusive economic zone'
# Tension
# Tension

Missiles fired by China 'believed to have landed in Japan's exclusive economic zone'

Updated Aug 4th 2022, 2:00 PM 51,332 Views 35 Comments

China’s military drills were prompted by a visit to the island by Speaker of the US House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi.

US says Russia trying to fabricate evidence after deadly strike on prisoners-of-war
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

US says Russia trying to fabricate evidence after deadly strike on prisoners-of-war

Aug 4th 2022, 6:55 AM 11,084 Views 3 Comments

The Ukrainians killed at the Donetsk prison included troops captured during the fall of Mariupol.

# united-states - Wednesday 3 August, 2022

27 Chinese warplanes enter Taiwan's air defence zone following Pelosi visit, Taipei says
# Taiwan
# Taiwan

27 Chinese warplanes enter Taiwan's air defence zone following Pelosi visit, Taipei says

Updated Aug 3rd 2022, 3:28 PM 30,357 Views 30 Comments

China is gearing up for military exercises dangerously close to the island’s shores in retaliation for the visit.

# united-states - Sunday 31 July, 2022

Wildfires in western US grow in size amid hot and windy conditions
# Wildfires
# Wildfires

Wildfires in western US grow in size amid hot and windy conditions

Jul 31st 2022, 10:55 AM 14,542 Views 1 Comment

A fire in California burned down at least a dozen homes and wildlife was seen fleeing the area to avoid the flames.

# united-states - Saturday 30 July, 2022

Death toll from Kentucky floods rises to 25, with more fatalities expected
# United States
# United States

Death toll from Kentucky floods rises to 25, with more fatalities expected

Updated Jul 30th 2022, 5:45 PM 16,028 Views 5 Comments

Torrential rain earlier this week caused unprecedented flash flooding in the east of the state.

Assault rifle ban passes in US House of Representatives but likely doomed in Senate
# Us Gun Control
# Us Gun Control

Assault rifle ban passes in US House of Representatives but likely doomed in Senate

Jul 30th 2022, 8:34 AM 14,151 Views 16 Comments

It would ban the sale, import, manufacture or transfer of certain semi-automatic weapons such as those used in recent mass shootings.

# united-states - Thursday 28 July, 2022

Kim Jong Un threatens to use nuclear weapons amid tensions with US and South Korea
# Nukes
# Nukes

Kim Jong Un threatens to use nuclear weapons amid tensions with US and South Korea

Jul 28th 2022, 7:05 AM 28,130 Views 34 Comments

Kim has this year been increasingly threatening rivals with his advancing nuclear programme.

# united-states - Sunday 24 July, 2022

Emergency declared over massive wildfire near Yosemite National Park in US
# Wildfires
# Wildfires

Emergency declared over massive wildfire near Yosemite National Park in US

Jul 24th 2022, 7:36 AM 15,288 Views 4 Comments

It exploded in size into one of California’s largest wildfires of the year.

# united-states - Saturday 23 July, 2022

Biden likely has highly contagious Covid-19 strain but symptoms improving, doctors say
# Covid Diagnosis
# Covid Diagnosis

Biden likely has highly contagious Covid-19 strain but symptoms improving, doctors say

Updated Jul 23rd 2022, 6:37 PM 34,819 Views 24 Comments

The US president completed his first full day of Paxlovid, the antiviral therapy treatment meant to reduce the severity of Covid.

# united-states - Friday 22 July, 2022

Donald Trump watched Capitol riot on TV and ignored pleas to condemn, US hearing told
# 6 January
# 6 January

Donald Trump watched Capitol riot on TV and ignored pleas to condemn, US hearing told

Jul 22nd 2022, 7:17 AM 21,635 Views 18 Comments

Trump was accused of pouring “gasoline on the fire” by aggressively tweeting his false claims of a stolen election.

# united-states - Wednesday 20 July, 2022

Russia says military aims in Ukraine expanding outside Donbas following US warning
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Russia says military aims in Ukraine expanding outside Donbas following US warning

Updated Jul 20th 2022, 5:45 PM 41,720 Views 101 Comments

US National Security Council spokesman John Kirby said Russia is starting to roll out a version of an “annexation playbook”.

# united-states - Thursday 7 July, 2022

Derek Chauvin gets 21-year federal sentence for violating George Floyd’s civil rights
# United States
# United States

Derek Chauvin gets 21-year federal sentence for violating George Floyd’s civil rights

Jul 7th 2022, 10:35 PM 28,062 Views 0 Comments

Chauvin is already serving a 22-and-a-half year sentence on state charges of murder and manslaughter.

# united-states - Wednesday 6 July, 2022

Chicago parade shooting suspect 'contemplated second attack' before arrest
# 4 July Shooting
# 4 July Shooting

Chicago parade shooting suspect 'contemplated second attack' before arrest

Jul 6th 2022, 6:14 PM 12,131 Views 0 Comments

The accused’s lawyer said he intends to plea not guilty plea to all charges.

# united-states - Sunday 26 June, 2022

Protest over Roe v Wade ruling held at US embassy in Dublin
# Abortion
# Abortion

Protest over Roe v Wade ruling held at US embassy in Dublin

Jun 26th 2022, 7:00 PM 17,939 Views 68 Comments

The crowd was told about how the US can learn from Ireland’s 2018 movement to repeal the Eighth Amendment and liberalise its abortion laws.

'A time of great danger': Abortion rights supporters and opponents map next moves
# Roe V Wade
# Roe V Wade

'A time of great danger': Abortion rights supporters and opponents map next moves

Jun 26th 2022, 1:55 PM 21,688 Views 77 Comments

The Supreme Court on Friday ended the constitutional right to abortion in America.

# united-states - Saturday 25 June, 2022

US girds for second day of protest against abortion ruling
# Abortion
# Abortion

US girds for second day of protest against abortion ruling

Jun 25th 2022, 4:53 PM 18,037 Views 48 Comments

Dozens of new protests were planned Saturday from coast to coast.

Biden signs first significant US gun control law in decades
# Gun Control
# Gun Control

Biden signs first significant US gun control law in decades

Jun 25th 2022, 3:19 PM 19,000 Views 21 Comments

While Joe Biden says it falls short of what’s really needed, he added that it will “save lives.”

# united-states - Sunday 19 June, 2022

US recession not 'inevitable,' Treasury secretary says
# United States
# United States

US recession not 'inevitable,' Treasury secretary says

Jun 19th 2022, 6:06 PM 19,561 Views 30 Comments

Soaring inflation and supply-chain issues have increased pessimism.

# united-states - Thursday 9 June, 2022

US House of Representatives votes to set 21 as minimum age for semi-automatic guns
# Gun Control
# Gun Control

US House of Representatives votes to set 21 as minimum age for semi-automatic guns

Jun 9th 2022, 7:26 AM 15,423 Views 21 Comments

Regular mass shootings in the United States have rarely stirred Congress to act.

# united-states - Wednesday 1 June, 2022

Mourners say goodbye to teacher killed in Uvalde shooting and her husband
# Texas
# Texas

Mourners say goodbye to teacher killed in Uvalde shooting and her husband

Updated Jun 1st 2022, 7:30 PM 27,145 Views 13 Comments

Irma Garcia was killed in the shooting and her husband Joe died two days later from a heart attack.

# united-states - Tuesday 31 May, 2022

Justin Trudeau proposes ban on the sale and importation of handguns in Canada
# Gun Control
# Gun Control

Justin Trudeau proposes ban on the sale and importation of handguns in Canada

May 31st 2022, 7:53 AM 14,491 Views 24 Comments

The move comes after the recent mass shootings in neighbour the United States.

# united-states - Monday 23 May, 2022

Biden says US would intervene militarily if China invaded Taiwan
# US
# US

Biden says US would intervene militarily if China invaded Taiwan

May 23rd 2022, 8:57 AM 22,301 Views 37 Comments

A Chinese official referred to the Taiwan issue as a “purely internal affair for China”, in reaction to Biden’s remark.

# united-states - Sunday 22 May, 2022

US flight brings tonnes of needed baby formula from Germany
# Baby Formula
# Baby Formula

US flight brings tonnes of needed baby formula from Germany

May 22nd 2022, 6:30 PM 30,700 Views 24 Comments

Scarcity of medical-grade baby formula caused by production problems and supply-chain issues has created grave problems for thousands of American parents.

# united-states - Wednesday 18 May, 2022

Former police officer pleads guilty to manslaughter in George Floyd killing
# Minneapolis
# Minneapolis

Former police officer pleads guilty to manslaughter in George Floyd killing

May 18th 2022, 3:34 PM 16,973 Views 3 Comments

Thomas Lane has already been convicted of wilfully violating Floyd’s rights during the May 2020 restraint that led to his death.

# united-states - Friday 29 April, 2022

Oklahoma legislature passes ban on abortions after six weeks
# US
# US

Oklahoma legislature passes ban on abortions after six weeks

Apr 29th 2022, 7:18 AM 10,394 Views 55 Comments

The bill includes exceptions for medical emergencies, but not for cases of rape or incest.

# united-states - 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 12,389 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.

# united-states - Saturday 16 April, 2022

Russia warns US of 'consequences' of sending Ukraine more military aid
# Weapons
# Weapons

Russia warns US of 'consequences' of sending Ukraine more military aid

Apr 16th 2022, 7:56 AM 58,807 Views 66 Comments

In a diplomatic note, Moscow warned the US and NATO against sending the “most sensitive” weapons to Ukraine.

# united-states - Tuesday 22 March, 2022

One person killed and more than a dozen injured after tornadoes hit parts of the US
# Southern US
# Southern US

One person killed and more than a dozen injured after tornadoes hit parts of the US

Mar 22nd 2022, 10:57 PM 12,069 Views 1 Comment

US forecasters have issued multiple tornado warnings.

# united-states - Tuesday 15 March, 2022

Japan-US marine combat drills held amid fears over Chinese and Russian activity
# Mount Fuji
# Mount Fuji

Japan-US marine combat drills held amid fears over Chinese and Russian activity

Mar 15th 2022, 1:28 PM 24,060 Views 4 Comments

Training was held near Mount Fuji as the allies strengthen military cooperation.

# united-states - Friday 11 March, 2022

Jussie Smollett sentenced to 150 days in jail for staging hate crime
# Chicago
# Chicago

Jussie Smollett sentenced to 150 days in jail for staging hate crime

Mar 11th 2022, 10:22 AM 15,859 Views 13 Comments

Smollett was also ordered to pay $120,106 in restitution to the city of Chicago.

# united-states - Friday 25 February, 2022

Former US police officers convicted of violating George Floyd’s civil rights
# United States
# United States

Former US police officers convicted of violating George Floyd’s civil rights

Feb 25th 2022, 9:14 AM 6,610 Views 0 Comments

The former officers are charged with depriving Mr Floyd of his right to medical care.

# united-states - Tuesday 15 February, 2022

Sea level projected to rise by up to a foot on US coasts by 2050, study finds
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Sea level projected to rise by up to a foot on US coasts by 2050, study finds

Feb 15th 2022, 10:14 PM 10,529 Views 18 Comments

The study also found that the sea level rise will drastically increase the rate of coastal flooding, even without storms or heavy rainfall.

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