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#US

# us - Today’s News

Canadian court grants Huawei executive bail in ongoing diplomatic spat between China and US

Meng Wanzhou has been held since 1 December in Canada on an American extradition request.

# us - Friday 7 December, 2018

Donald Trump expected to announce former Fox News journalist as ambassador to the United Nations

Heather Nauert was a reporter for Fox News before becoming State Department spokeswoman last year.

'We have an independent judiciary': Justin Trudeau defends arrest of Chinese executive at request of US

Meng Wanzhou was arrested last week as she changed flights in Vancouver.

# us - Wednesday 5 December, 2018

'There's not a smoking gun but a smoking saw': US senators oppose Trump on Saudi journalist's murder

The CIA’s director briefed a small group of senators about the killing of Jamal Khashoggi yesterday.

Former US security advisor Michael Flynn may not go to jail after giving 'substantial' evidence to Russia probe

Flynn admitted to lying about his contacts with Russians last year, following Trump’s November 2016 election.

# us - Sunday 2 December, 2018

Everything you need to know about the new US work visas for Irish people

It’s not a done deal yet, but advocates are cautiously optimistic about a big win.

Donald Trump plans meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in 2019

The pair are hoping to follow-up their historic summit in Singapore in June.

# us - Saturday 1 December, 2018

'We have lost a great American': Michael D Higgins, former US presidents pay tributes to George H.W. Bush

The 41st US President died on Friday at the age of 94.

US archdiocese to file for bankruptcy as it faces litany of lawsuits over sexual assault by priests

It is among several American to have filed for bankruptcy protection in recent years.

Former US President George H.W. Bush dies aged 94 RIP

Former US President George H.W. Bush dies aged 94

The 41st President helped steer America through the end of the Cold War.

# us - Friday 30 November, 2018

Women in Central American migrant caravan go on hunger strike to put pressure on US authorities

More than 6,000 people are currently in the Mexican city of Tijuana hoping to apply for asylum.

# us - Thursday 29 November, 2018

Irish workers could get access to thousands of US visas as bill passes House of Representatives

It now needs to pass through the Senate to make over 10,000 US visas available to Irish citizens.

# us - Tuesday 27 November, 2018

Trump's ex-campaign chair Paul Manafort 'lied to prosecutors'

According to a court filing, Manafort does not believe he’s breached the government agreement.

# us - Monday 26 November, 2018

Can anyone stop the Saints from marching to the Super Bowl?

They might not have the best offence or defence but nobody is more complete than New Orleans, writes Steve O’Rourke.

# us - Saturday 24 November, 2018

From The42 Joe Schmidt strongly hints that he's leaving Ireland after the 2019 World Cup Future

Joe Schmidt strongly hints that he's leaving Ireland after the 2019 World Cup

The 53-year-old is out of contract after next year’s World Cup in Japan.

Who are the North Sentinelese? The story behind the remote island at the centre of an American's death

The remote Indian island has a fascinating history.

# us - Saturday 17 November, 2018

CIA concludes Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered Khashoggi killing Mbs

CIA concludes Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered Khashoggi killing

The Washington Post reported on the claims last night.

# us - Friday 9 November, 2018

Florida is on the verge of another election recount; Trump calls it 'a disgrace'

The “purple” state will learn tomorrow whether there will be recounts in two bitter and tight US Midterm election races.

# us - Thursday 8 November, 2018

California bar shooter Ian David Long suspected of suffering from PTSD

In April, the authorities were called after Long was “somewhat irate, acting a little irrationally” at his home.

Explainer: The US president, the CNN journalist and the case of a doctored video

Footage shared by Sarah Huckabee Sanders was used to justify the suspension of Jim Acosta’s press pass yesterday.

# us - Wednesday 7 November, 2018

There could be a new US visa for Irish citizens - if it's approved by Congress

This is a good example of how the US midterms results could affect us here in Ireland.

No big upsets as Trump's Republicans keep Senate and Democrats take House

There’s already been a disagreement between Democrat Nancy Pelosi and President Donald Trump.

# us - Sunday 4 November, 2018

Migrant caravan embarks on 'route of death' through Mexico towards US border

US president Donald Trump has ordered US troops to the Mexican border in response to the caravans.

North Korea warns US it may 'seriously' consider return of nuclear policy

It said the policy could return if the US doesn’t end tough economic sanctions against the impoverished regime.

Plan on following the midterm results on Tuesday? Here's what to watch out for

If you plan on following the midterm results, here’s what’s expect to make it easier for you to spot a political upset.

# us - Thursday 25 October, 2018

Saudi crown prince denounces 'repulsive' Khashoggi murder, without addressing cover-up accusations

Saudi leaders have denied involvement in Khashoggi’s murder, pushing responsibility down the chain of command.

# us - Monday 22 October, 2018

US security advisor in Moscow for nuclear treaty talks amid rising tension

Over the weekend, Trump announced a withdrawal from a Cold War-era nuclear weapons treaty.

# us - Friday 19 October, 2018

US opens national investigation into alleged abuse carried out by more than 300 suspected priests

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia has confirmed that it will ‘cooperate’ with the federal investigation.

# us - Saturday 13 October, 2018

Freed US pastor flying home from Turkey after case sparked crisis

The US President had pressed Turkey to release Andrew Brunson.

# us - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

Nikki Haley, US Ambassador to the UN, resigns

Donald Trump said she has done a “fantastic job”.

# us - Monday 8 October, 2018

The first Tuesday of November will define the next chapter of American politics

The US mid-terms will be the first nationwide referendum on Donald Trump, writes Larry Donnelly.

# us - Friday 5 October, 2018

Senators back Brett Kavanaugh, paving way for Supreme Court confirmation

Donald Trump’s controversial nominee is likely to be confirmed to the court this weekend.

# us - Sunday 30 September, 2018

Jane Sanders: 'Bernie would have beaten Donald Trump; he hasn't decided yet if he'll run in 2020'

In an interview with TheJournal.ie, Jane Sanders said that the focus for the next few months was for the Democrats to regain control in the House of Representatives and the Senate.

# us - Saturday 29 September, 2018

From The42 Molinari faces Woods again in foursome matches as afternoon session gets underway Ryder Cup

Molinari faces Woods again in foursome matches as afternoon session gets underway

We’re off the mark again at Le Golf National and Europe are keeping their noses in front.

From The42 McIlroy and Garcia withstand late fightback as Europe surge into four-point lead Latest

McIlroy and Garcia withstand late fightback as Europe surge into four-point lead

Europe have stormed ahead on Saturday.

# us - Monday 24 September, 2018

Second sexual misconduct allegation against US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh

The latest allegation relates to Kavanaugh’s time as a student at Yale.

# us - Thursday 20 September, 2018

Four people die, including suspect, following shooting in Maryland in the US

Three other people have been shot and injured.

# us - Thursday 13 September, 2018

Warning of 'life-threatening' rainfall as Hurricane Florence closes in on US east coast

The hurricane has been downgraded to a Category 2 storm from Category 3.

# us - Monday 10 September, 2018

Warnings of 'catastrophic flooding' as Florence upgraded to category 4 hurricane

Governors of three states have declared an emergency.

# us - Saturday 8 September, 2018

Police officer shoots neighbour dead after mistaking his flat for her own

The officer is facing a manslaughter charge.

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