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# united-states - Tuesday 14 September, 2021

Dozens of candidates try to unseat California governor in 'recall election' - here's how it works
# California
# California

Dozens of candidates try to unseat California governor in 'recall election' - here's how it works

Sep 14th 2021, 8:47 AM 18,505 Views 15 Comments

Most of the list of 40-odd challengers are Republicans.

# united-states - Monday 6 September, 2021

Maguire shines once more as Europe hold two-point lead ahead of final day at Solheim Cup
# Almost There
From The42
# Almost There

Maguire shines once more as Europe hold two-point lead ahead of final day at Solheim Cup

Sep 6th 2021, 12:08 AM 22,828 Views 12 Comments

The United States mounted a comeback on Sunday but Europe maintain their lead.

# united-states - Friday 3 September, 2021

'Shaman' rioter pleads guilty over US Capitol unrest
# Capitol Riot
# Capitol Riot

'Shaman' rioter pleads guilty over US Capitol unrest

Sep 3rd 2021, 9:30 PM 29,617 Views 22 Comments

Chansley has been a subscriber to QAnon, the far-right conspiracy theory.

Biden moves to declassify documents about September 11 attacks
# 9/11
# 9/11

Biden moves to declassify documents about September 11 attacks

Sep 3rd 2021, 8:07 PM 23,292 Views 27 Comments

The order directs the Justice Department and other executive branch agencies to begin a declassification review.

# united-states - Wednesday 1 September, 2021

Travel rules for US tourists to Ireland unchanged despite EU decision to remove from safe list
# Travel
# Travel

Travel rules for US tourists to Ireland unchanged despite EU decision to remove from safe list

Sep 1st 2021, 4:45 PM 32,946 Views 11 Comments

The tourism sector had sought clarity as businesses feared further loss of revenue.

# united-states - Tuesday 31 August, 2021

Taliban celebrates 'victory' over US as Biden prepares to give address on Afghanistan departure
# US Troops
# US Troops

Taliban celebrates 'victory' over US as Biden prepares to give address on Afghanistan departure

Updated Aug 31st 2021, 3:10 PM 45,976 Views 63 Comments
  • Taliban spokesman claims "victory" over US was given to the group after "20 years of sacrifice".
  • US President to deliver an address later today on the decision to withdraw troops.
  • EU states are trying to decide how to help Afghanistan's neighbouring countries take in refugees.

# united-states - Monday 30 August, 2021

US warns terror threat to Kabul airport 'real' in evacuation's final hours
# Air Strike
# Air Strike

US warns terror threat to Kabul airport 'real' in evacuation's final hours

Updated Aug 30th 2021, 4:54 PM 27,831 Views 22 Comments

Biden has set a deadline of tomorrow to withdraw all US forces from Afghanistan.

Hurricane Ida knocks out New Orleans power on deadly path through Louisiana
# United States
# United States

Hurricane Ida knocks out New Orleans power on deadly path through Louisiana

Updated Aug 30th 2021, 9:59 AM 35,086 Views 1 Comment

Forecasters warned of damaging winds, heavy rain that could cause flash floods, and life-threatening storm surges.

# united-states - Saturday 28 August, 2021

Larry Donnelly: Biden promised stability and experience, but Kabul now blights his presidency
# Opinion
# Opinion

Larry Donnelly: Biden promised stability and experience, but Kabul now blights his presidency

Aug 28th 2021, 7:30 AM 18,554 Views 39 Comments

Our columnist looks at the US President’s handling of Afghanistan, and what the future holds for his administration.

# united-states - Friday 27 August, 2021

Tom Clonan: Afghanistan, its people and all military personnel are now in a race against time
# Opinion
# Opinion

Tom Clonan: Afghanistan, its people and all military personnel are now in a race against time

Aug 27th 2021, 7:12 PM 14,174 Views 16 Comments

The security analyst says the stakes couldn’t be higher in the days before the US withdrawal.

# united-states - Tuesday 24 August, 2021

Kamala Harris rebukes China in major speech on Indo-Pacific region
# Us Strategy
# Us Strategy

Kamala Harris rebukes China in major speech on Indo-Pacific region

Aug 24th 2021, 10:34 AM 14,643 Views 17 Comments

The US vice president said Beijing’s actions in the South China Sea amount to “coercion” and “intimidation”.

# united-states - Monday 23 August, 2021

US troops step up evacuations out of Kabul but Taliban warns over ‘red line’
# Kabul Airport
# Kabul Airport

US troops step up evacuations out of Kabul but Taliban warns over ‘red line’

Updated Aug 23rd 2021, 7:15 PM 49,294 Views 24 Comments
  • The US military has overseen the evacuations of about 30,000 people.
  • A guard has been killed at Kabul airport in further exchange of gunfire.
  • Afghans continue to try and flee the country.
Storm Henri drenches north-eastern United States
# Stormy
# Stormy

Storm Henri drenches north-eastern United States

Aug 23rd 2021, 7:53 AM 15,422 Views 2 Comments

The storm sent lashing bands of rain westward, knocking out power to over 140,000 homes.

# united-states - Saturday 21 August, 2021

Northeastern United States bracing for Hurricane Henri
# Hurricane
# Hurricane

Northeastern United States bracing for Hurricane Henri

Aug 21st 2021, 6:30 PM 18,930 Views 2 Comments

Forecasters are predicting a dangerous storm surge.

# united-states - Friday 20 August, 2021

Joe Biden says he cannot guarantee final outcome of Kabul evacuation during White House address
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Joe Biden says he cannot guarantee final outcome of Kabul evacuation during White House address

Aug 20th 2021, 8:31 PM 17,288 Views 34 Comments

The US president addressed the nation tonight amid chaotic scenes at Kabul airport following the Taliban takeover.

# united-states - Wednesday 18 August, 2021

EU commissioner says member states must take in Afghans under 'immediate threat'
# Taliban
# Taliban

EU commissioner says member states must take in Afghans under 'immediate threat'

Updated Aug 18th 2021, 8:18 PM 22,080 Views 45 Comments

The EU, US and 18 other countries have issued a joint statement calling for women’s safety.

# united-states - Tuesday 17 August, 2021

Photo shows more than 600 Afghans on US military flight hours after Kabul fell to Taliban
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Photo shows more than 600 Afghans on US military flight hours after Kabul fell to Taliban

Aug 17th 2021, 1:49 PM 42,306 Views 55 Comments

The image shows a number of children on board the flight.

# united-states - Monday 9 August, 2021

Top aide to New York governor Cuomo resigns following sexual harassment findings
# Andrew Cuomo
# Andrew Cuomo

Top aide to New York governor Cuomo resigns following sexual harassment findings

Aug 9th 2021, 8:38 AM 19,127 Views 26 Comments

Melissa DeRosa had served as secretary to Cuomo since 2017.

# united-states - Sunday 8 August, 2021

Kool & the Gang founding member Dennis Thomas dies aged 70
# Soul Funk
# Soul Funk

Kool & the Gang founding member Dennis Thomas dies aged 70

Aug 8th 2021, 8:20 AM 16,799 Views 6 Comments

The alto sax player, flutist and percussionist died peacefully in his sleep yesterday.

# united-states - Saturday 7 August, 2021

US coronavirus numbers reach winter levels amid Delta surge
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

US coronavirus numbers reach winter levels amid Delta surge

Aug 7th 2021, 2:45 PM 29,182 Views 29 Comments

The US was averaging about 11,000 cases a day in late June but the number is now 107,143.

Britney Spears’ father says there are no grounds to challenge conservatorship
# Court Filing
# Court Filing

Britney Spears’ father says there are no grounds to challenge conservatorship

Aug 7th 2021, 11:52 AM 48,764 Views 0 Comments

James Spears currently controls the money and affairs of his daughter.

# united-states - Wednesday 4 August, 2021

New York governor Cuomo urged to resign after probe finds he harassed 11 women
# United States
# United States

New York governor Cuomo urged to resign after probe finds he harassed 11 women

Aug 4th 2021, 7:02 AM 17,349 Views 29 Comments

“I think he should resign,” US President Joe Biden told reporters.

# united-states - Monday 26 July, 2021

Winds stoke California’s largest fire as blazes scorch US West
# United States
# United States

Winds stoke California’s largest fire as blazes scorch US West

Jul 26th 2021, 10:39 PM 9,298 Views 5 Comments

The blaze had already levelled at least 16 houses and other structures

# united-states - Tuesday 20 July, 2021

Oregon wildfire: Biggest inferno in US is now larger than the city of Los Angeles
# Bootleg Fire
# Bootleg Fire

Oregon wildfire: Biggest inferno in US is now larger than the city of Los Angeles

Jul 20th 2021, 7:41 AM 13,869 Views 6 Comments

The blaze has prompted over 2,100 evacuations and destroyed 67 homes.

# united-states - Saturday 10 July, 2021

Confederate statue removed from pedestal in Charlottesville
# Virginia
# Virginia

Confederate statue removed from pedestal in Charlottesville

Jul 10th 2021, 4:56 PM 18,381 Views 68 Comments

Taking down the monument of General Robert E Lee follows years of contention and litigation.

# united-states - Thursday 8 July, 2021

Biden says US war in Afghanistan will end on 31 August
# Military
# Military

Biden says US war in Afghanistan will end on 31 August

Jul 8th 2021, 10:43 PM 10,885 Views 22 Comments

The US is seeking to end a war that has lasted nearly 20 years.

# united-states - Wednesday 16 June, 2021

US and Russia agree to let ambassadors return to their host countries
# Cold Peace
# Cold Peace

US and Russia agree to let ambassadors return to their host countries

Updated Jun 16th 2021, 8:20 PM 15,941 Views 12 Comments

Tense relations between the US and Russia led ambassadors to return home earlier this year.

# united-states - Sunday 13 June, 2021

Texas police seek two suspects over mass shooting
# United States
# United States

Texas police seek two suspects over mass shooting

Jun 13th 2021, 7:44 AM 26,054 Views 18 Comments

A total of 14 people were wounded in the incident in Austin.

# united-states - Saturday 12 June, 2021

US fisherman: 'I was swallowed by humpback whale but lived to tell the tale'
# Massachusetts
# Massachusetts

US fisherman: 'I was swallowed by humpback whale but lived to tell the tale'

Jun 12th 2021, 1:30 PM 37,965 Views 22 Comments

Michael Packard’s beyond-belief big fish yarn began when he was diving for lobster off the coast of the northeastern state of Massachusetts.

# united-states - Wednesday 9 June, 2021

US to buy 500 million Pfizer vaccines to share with lower income countries
# Covid19
# Covid19

US to buy 500 million Pfizer vaccines to share with lower income countries

Jun 9th 2021, 10:30 PM 12,837 Views 20 Comments

The US has faced mounting pressure to outline its global vaccine sharing plan.

# united-states - Saturday 5 June, 2021

Second night of protests in Minneapolis over fatal shooting of man by US marshals
# Minnesota
# Minnesota

Second night of protests in Minneapolis over fatal shooting of man by US marshals

Jun 5th 2021, 12:17 PM 25,628 Views 24 Comments

Winston Boogie Smith Jr died on Thursday night in Minneapolis.

# united-states - Thursday 3 June, 2021

Joe Biden announces international Covid-19 vaccine sharing plan
# Covax
# Covax

Joe Biden announces international Covid-19 vaccine sharing plan

Jun 3rd 2021, 8:27 PM 12,309 Views 7 Comments

The US has said it plans to share 80 million vaccine doses globally by the end of this month.

# united-states - Monday 31 May, 2021

Denmark accused of helping US to spy on European leaders
# Tuned In
# Tuned In

Denmark accused of helping US to spy on European leaders

May 31st 2021, 1:05 PM 16,758 Views 14 Comments

The Danish Defence Intelligence Service allegedly helped the US National Security Agency from 2012 to 2014.

# united-states - Saturday 29 May, 2021

Biden sets out plan for six trillion dollar budget with plans to tax corporations and the wealthy
# United States
# United States

Biden sets out plan for six trillion dollar budget with plans to tax corporations and the wealthy

May 29th 2021, 7:51 AM 20,674 Views 44 Comments

The plan is aimed at stopping US debt spinning out of control and includes protections for the poor.

# united-states - Thursday 27 May, 2021

Nine killed by employee in California rail yard mass shooting
# San José
# San José

Nine killed by employee in California rail yard mass shooting

Updated May 27th 2021, 9:20 AM 49,962 Views 29 Comments

The shooting took place at a light rail facility in San Jose.

# united-states - Tuesday 25 May, 2021

US to reopen Jerusalem consulate and upgrade Palestinian ties
# Palestine
# Palestine

US to reopen Jerusalem consulate and upgrade Palestinian ties

May 25th 2021, 8:18 PM 14,745 Views 8 Comments

The US secretary of state Antony Blinken, who is on a tour of the region, has pledged to aid Gaza without helping Hamas.

# united-states - Monday 24 May, 2021

George Floyd’s family joins rally on anniversary of his murder
# Minneapolis
# Minneapolis

George Floyd’s family joins rally on anniversary of his murder

May 24th 2021, 4:13 PM 7,420 Views 4 Comments

The event was one of several planned across the US.

# united-states - Tuesday 11 May, 2021

US expands use of Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine to include adolescents
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

US expands use of Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine to include adolescents

May 11th 2021, 7:07 AM 12,602 Views 25 Comments

Doses could be administered to 12- to 15-year-olds as soon as Thursday.

# united-states - Monday 10 May, 2021

Seven dead after shooting at Colorado birthday party
# United States
# United States

Seven dead after shooting at Colorado birthday party

May 10th 2021, 7:06 AM 43,958 Views 32 Comments

The suspected shooter was the boyfriend of a female victim at the party attended by friends, family and children.

# united-states - Friday 7 May, 2021

Girl arrested over shooting of three people at Idaho school
# US Shooting
# US Shooting

Girl arrested over shooting of three people at Idaho school

May 7th 2021, 7:23 AM 38,248 Views 43 Comments

Nobody was killed in the incident.

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