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#United States

# united-states - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

Controversial chart-topping rapper XXXTentacion shot dead in Florida

The rapper, whose lyrics were filled with insecurity and his real life marred by violence, was gunned down in broad daylight.

# united-states - Saturday 16 June, 2018

'I wanted to share my story but I was paralysed in fear': Black Panther actor and undocumented migrant

Bambadjan Bamba is living in limbo in the United States as an undocumented immigrant.

# united-states - Friday 15 June, 2018

EU approves tariffs on US motorcycles, bourbon and blue jeans as trade war grows

Europe’s move fuels a growing transatlantic trade war just days after a disastrous G7 summit in Canada.

# united-states - Wednesday 13 June, 2018

Trump hails summit with Kim: 'The World has taken a big step back from potential Nuclear catastrophe!'

In a joint statement following the talks, Kim agreed to the “complete denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula”.

# united-states - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

'The world will see a major change': Trump and Kim hail summit as historic breakthrough

The first-ever summit between sitting leaders of the two Cold War foes went “better than anybody could have expected”, Trump said.

Donald Trump says the US will stop holding 'provocative' war games on the Korean peninsula

Trump made the announcement following his summit with North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un.

# united-states - Monday 11 June, 2018

Trump continues Twitter attack on US allies following G7 summit: 'Justin acts hurt when called out!'

US president Donald Trump has continued his strong criticism of US allies.

# united-states - Sunday 10 June, 2018

'One-time shot': Kim and Trump arrive in Singapore for high stakes meeting

Trump has said the summit is a “one time shot” at peace.

'Very dishonest & weak': Trump lashes out at Trudeau following G7 summit

The summit descended into farce and a renewed threat of global trade war.

# united-states - Thursday 7 June, 2018

US evacuates staff from China over fears of mysterious 'sonic induced' brain trauma illness

The department said yesterday that “a number of individuals” were sent to the United States for further evaluation.

# united-states - Saturday 2 June, 2018

From The42 As it happened: Ireland vs USA, international friendly Liveblog

As it happened: Ireland vs USA, international friendly

We went minute-by-minute as Ireland took on the United States in an international friendly at the Aviva Stadium.

# united-states - Thursday 31 May, 2018

Canada hits US with €10.9 billion in retaliatory tariffs in steel row

The US has said it will impose stiff tariffs on steel and aluminium imports from the European Union, Canada, Mexico.

# united-states - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

Summit back on? Kim Jong Un's right-hand man is heading for New York

General Kim Yong Chol is a controversial figure and some South Koreans blames him for war crimes.

# united-states - Thursday 24 May, 2018

From The42 First senior call-ups for League of Ireland pair as O'Neill confirms squad for upcoming friendlies Friendlies

First senior call-ups for League of Ireland pair as O'Neill confirms squad for upcoming friendlies

Martin O’Neill has announced his final squad as Ireland prepare to France and the United States next week.

# united-states - Friday 18 May, 2018

'A heinous attack': 10 people killed in Texas high school shooting

The student who orchestrated the attack used a shotgun and a .38 revolver he apparently took from his father.

# united-states - Thursday 17 May, 2018

Controversial candidate involved in torture in the past confirmed as new CIA director

Yesterday Haspel’s nomination was approved by the US Senate Intelligence Committee.

# united-states - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

White House reacts to threats by North Korea to cancel summit - but no word yet from Trump

Pyongyang has cancelled high-level talks due with Seoul over military exercises.

# united-states - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

'Stand in solidarity with us': Crowd protests in Dublin at killing of 60 Palestinians by Israeli troops

Israel has faced widespread international condemnation for the killings.

# united-states - Monday 14 May, 2018

Israel calls on Ireland to follow US example and move its embassy to Jerusalem

The United States officially opened its new embassy in Jerusalem today.

# united-states - Sunday 29 April, 2018

Trump snubs 'phony White House correspondents dinner' for second year in a row

“If you don’t smile they will say he was terrible. He couldn’t take it. If you do smile, they will say what was he smiling about.”

North Korea promises to shut nuclear test site next month

Kim Jong Un said he “would soon invite experts of South Korea and the US as well as journalists”.

# united-states - Saturday 28 April, 2018

North Korea says 'historic meeting' with the South opens 'new era for peace'

Tweeting today, Trump said he had had a “very good talk” with South Korea president Moon Jae-in.

# united-states - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

France's Emmanuel Macron attacks US nationalism in Congress speech

Macron told a joint meeting of Congress, “the American and French people have had a rendezvous with freedom”.

# united-states - Sunday 22 April, 2018

'It's a miracle': California mudslide survivors find personal treasures in the rubble

The mudslide killed at least 21 people in January and almost wiped one small community off the map.

# united-states - Monday 16 April, 2018

May criticised for Syria air strikes with Corbyn accusing her of bowing to 'whims of the US president'

The British Prime Minister said, “We have done it because we believed it was the right thing to do”.

Tánaiste would have 'much preferred' if the UN was taking action against alleged Syrian chemical attack

World leaders are dealing with the fallout of airstrikes ordered following an alleged chemical attack.

# united-states - Friday 13 April, 2018

Trump speaks with Theresa May over the phone but holds off on a final decision on strikes against Syria

The Syrian regime is accused of using chemical weapons in an attack on Saturday.

# united-states - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

Trump slams 'horrible' alleged chemical attack in Syria, vows to respond 'forcefully'

The United States, backed by Britain and France, has said it is ready to act with or without support from the United Nations.

# united-states - Monday 9 April, 2018

Russia and Syria blame Israel for airstrike on Syrian military airport

Washington has denied responsibility for the strike on Syria’s central Tayfur air base.

# united-states - Monday 2 April, 2018

'They laugh at our dumb laws': Trump says deal for young immigrants is off the table

The US President said people were trying to take advantage of the Obama-era programme, which protects immigrants who arrive without documents as children.

# united-states - Friday 30 March, 2018

UK and US soldiers killed in Syria bomb blast

A State Department spokesperson said they were not aware of any decision to pull troops out of Syria.

# united-states - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

China and North Korea confirm that Kim Jong-un took a secret trip to Beijing

It was Kim’s first trip abroad since taking power in North Korea.

# united-states - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

Democrat Conor Lamb claims victory in key congress election battle in Trump stronghold

Democrat Conor Lamb clung to a slender lead today in the longtime GOP stronghold friendly to President Donald Trump.

# united-states - Friday 9 March, 2018

'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli sentenced to 7 years in prison for defrauding investors

Shkreli cried as he told the judge he made many mistakes and apologised to investors.

# united-states - Friday 2 March, 2018

Two people shot dead at Michigan college campus; shooter still at large

The campus has been put on lockdown.

# united-states - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

Donald Trump moves to ban 'bump stocks' used in deadly Las Vegas shooting Gun Control This post contains videos

Donald Trump moves to ban 'bump stocks' used in deadly Las Vegas shooting

The US President said it was time to ‘move past clichés and tired debates’.

# united-states - Monday 19 February, 2018

White House: Donald Trump supports move to strengthen gun background checks

Trump has come under intensifying pressure to act after 17 people were killed last week.

# united-states - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

'Vanessa & my children are safe': Trump Jr's wife unhurt after opening letter containing white powder

The New York Fire Department said it treated three patients who were then taken to a hospital for evaluation.

# united-states - Friday 9 February, 2018

US Congress passes spending bill to end government shutdown

The government shutdown did not last too long.