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#United States

# united-states - Tuesday 14 January, 2020

Iran makes arrests and plans 'special court' over shooting down of Ukrainian plane

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said ‘anyone who should be punished must be punished’.

# united-states - Thursday 9 January, 2020

'Highly likely' Iran accidentally shot down Ukraine airliner, US officials say

The plane crashed outside Tehran with the loss of all 176 people on board.

# united-states - Wednesday 8 January, 2020

Iran 'appears to be standing down': Trump says sanctions to remain in place after missile strikes

There were no casualties after Iran fired more than a dozen ballistic missiles in the early hours of this morning.

# united-states - Sunday 5 January, 2020

Iran abandons nuclear deal after general’s death in US air strike

Hundreds of thousands of people flooded the streets in Iran today beside the remains of Qassem Soleimani.

# united-states - Friday 3 January, 2020

Explainer: Why Qasem Soleimani's death is a turning point between the US and Iran

The killing of Iran’s top general could draw forceful Iranian retaliation against American interests in the Middle East.

Iran warns of 'severe revenge' after top general killed in US airstrike

The Pentagon described the operation as a “decisive defensive action”.

# united-states - Friday 27 December, 2019

Spotify to suspend political advertising in 2020

The company said it does not have the necessary level of robustness in its systems to responsibly validate and review this content.

# united-states - Sunday 22 December, 2019

Boeing spacecraft returns to earth after aborted space mission

The two-day demo was originally due to last for over a week.

13 wounded, four critically at house party shooting in the US

Shots were fired just after 12.30am (6.30am Irish time).

# united-states - Saturday 21 December, 2019

Donald Trump officially launches military 'Space Force'

It will initially have about 200 people and a first-year budget of $40 million.

# united-states - Friday 20 December, 2019

Boeing's Starliner capsule not in proper orbit after blast off from Cape Canaveral

It’s a huge moment for US spaceflight which is now dependant on private companies.

# united-states - Saturday 14 December, 2019

From The42 Patrick Reed's caddie banned after clash with fan at President's Cup Caddie Shack

Patrick Reed's caddie banned after clash with fan at President's Cup

The spectator told the controversial American star that he ‘f****** sucked’, according to the bagman.

# united-states - Wednesday 11 December, 2019

New Jersey: Mayor says gunmen 'targeted' Jewish supermarket

A police officer, three bystanders and two suspects died in the shooting in Jersey City.

# united-states - Friday 6 December, 2019

Harvey Weinstein prosecutors call for higher bail, saying he could try to flee the country

The disgraced Hollywood mogul appeared in court for a hearing on his bail conditions today.

Uber says it received nearly 6,000 reports of sexual assaults in two years

The report also revealed 19 fatal assaults related to the company over the last two years.

# united-states - Monday 2 December, 2019

White House will not take part in impeachment hearing on Wednesday

Trump is facing allegations that he illegally sought help from Ukraine to get information.

# united-states - Sunday 1 December, 2019

How young people are using TikTok to discuss elections, wars and now China's internment camps

China this week apologised for removing a US teen’s video condemning Beijing’s crackdown on Muslims in Xinjiang.

# united-states - Thursday 7 November, 2019

Former US national security adviser fails to show up for impeachment probe interview

His move makes it unlikely that he will provide any testimony to the House about President Donald Trump’s handling of Ukraine.

# united-states - Tuesday 29 October, 2019

Woman killed by explosion at gender reveal party in Iowa Knoxville This post contains videos

Woman killed by explosion at gender reveal party in Iowa

A homemade device that was meant to discharge a coloured powder instead exploded like a pipe bomb.

# united-states - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

From The42 Tonga hooker handed seven-week ban for incident in win over USA Punishment

Tonga hooker handed seven-week ban for incident in win over USA

Agen will be without Paula Ngauamo for a substantial period after he kicked an opponent in the face.

# united-states - Monday 14 October, 2019

Woman shot dead in her home by Texas police officer was playing video games with nephew

A neighbour had called a non-emergency line to report the home’s front door had been left open.

# united-states - Friday 11 October, 2019

First Turkish soldier killed in offensive against Kurdish fighters in Syria

Seven civilians including a nine-month-old baby were killed in Turkish border towns and nearly 70 people were injured.

# united-states - Monday 7 October, 2019

In a major shift, US to remove troops as Turkey set to invade Syria

This move would result in an uncertain fate for the Kurdish fighters allied with the US.

# united-states - Thursday 3 October, 2019

The Explainer: How does a US president get impeached?

Donald Trump is the fourth president to face impeachment proceedings – so what happens now?

North Korea hails submarine launch of ballistic missile as 'a significant achievement'

North Korea and the United States are due to meet this weekend.

# united-states - Tuesday 1 October, 2019

Trump sought Australian PM’s help to investigate Mueller probe

The probe had overshadowed Trump’s administration for more than two years.

# united-states - Monday 30 September, 2019

'I deserve to meet my accuser': Donald Trump offers to meet whistleblower at centre of Ukraine scandal

The US president made the call in a series of tweets last night.

# united-states - Sunday 29 September, 2019

Details of Donald Trump’s calls with foreign leaders ‘often concealed’

The White House’s handling of Trump’s calls with foreign leaders is at the heart of House Democrats’ impeachment inquiry.

# united-states - Thursday 26 September, 2019

Whistleblower: White House officials 'locked down' transcript of call with Ukrainian leader

According to the intelligence community official, the transcript was loaded into a system that is used to store “especially sensitive” classified information.

From The42 As it happened: England v USA, Rugby World Cup Liveblog

As it happened: England v USA, Rugby World Cup

Eddie Jones said he’s expecting to face ’15 Donald Trumps’ today. We’re going minute-by-minute to make sure doesn’t field any Boris Johnsons.

# united-states - Sunday 22 September, 2019

Iranian president warns foreign forces to stay out of the Gulf

It comes as the United States sends more troops to the region in a defensive capacity.

# united-states - Saturday 21 September, 2019

Trump pushes back on whistleblower's claim he pressured Ukraine to investigate Joe Biden's son

The US president slammed the “ridiculous” story.

# united-states - Saturday 14 September, 2019

Irish doctors monitoring US warnings about e-cigs after lung disease outbreak

Several teenagers have been placed in medically induced comas.

# united-states - Tuesday 10 September, 2019

North Korea fires projectiles hours after offering talks with US

The US has said it is closely monitoring the situation.

# united-states - Monday 9 September, 2019

Rescuers contact crew members trapped inside capsized cargo ship

The 200-metre vessel overturned on Sunday and is now visible from the shoreline in Georgia.

# united-states - Tuesday 3 September, 2019

US teenager kills five family members in Alabama shooting

The 14-year-old boy called police and confessed to the crime.

# united-states - Sunday 1 September, 2019

Hurricane Dorian strengthens to 'catastrophic' Category 5 as it heads for Bahamas

Prime Minister Hubert Minis has warned residents of the Bahamas they could face serious harm if they do not evacuate.

# united-states - Saturday 24 August, 2019

Trump's attempt to buy Greenland follows a long history of the US buying territory with cash

The idea was soundly rebuffed this week.

# united-states - Monday 19 August, 2019

'Essentially, it's a large real estate deal': Trump confirms he's considering buying Greenland

Trump last week expressed interest in the self-governing part of Denmark.

# united-states - Thursday 15 August, 2019

From The42 Dutch legend De Boer backtracks on 'ridiculous' equal pay remark Reverse

Dutch legend De Boer backtracks on 'ridiculous' equal pay remark

The Atlanta United coach previously slammed female players who want the same World Cup pay as men.

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