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# us - Friday 1 May, 2020

Armed protesters enter Michigan parliament building to demand end to lockdown US

Armed protesters enter Michigan parliament building to demand end to lockdown

The men demanded the Democratic governor lift strict coronavirus lockdown orders.

# us - Tuesday 28 April, 2020

Three US Navy videos of UFOs have been published by the Pentagon UFO

Three US Navy videos of UFOs have been published by the Pentagon

The videos were taken in 2004 and 2015, and are still deemed “unidentified”.

Trump says US may seek damages from China over coronavirus outbreak

The US president also appeared to confirm that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is alive.

# us - Saturday 25 April, 2020

Countries around the world including the US and India begin to lift restrictions

It comes as the global death toll has edged closer to 200,000.

# us - Tuesday 21 April, 2020

Trump says he will temporarily suspend all immigration to the US

Trump’s tweet gave no further details about what the measure would entail or how long it would be in place.

# us - Monday 20 April, 2020

Explainer: Why are people protesting against Covid-19 lockdowns in the US?

At one protest in Colorado, a woman shouted at a healthcare worker ‘You go to work, why can’t I go to work?’

# us - Sunday 19 April, 2020

Democratic governor slams Pence claims that US has sufficient Covid-19 testing as 'delusional'

Some governors said testing capacity was far behind levels needed to avoid sparking new outbreaks.

# us - Tuesday 14 April, 2020

Over 500,000 receive unemployment payment and Mary Lou McDonald tests positive: Today's Covid-19 main points

Here’s what you need to know about Covid-19 in Ireland and around the world.

# us - Sunday 12 April, 2020

Joe Biden wins Democrats' Alaska primary in postal vote

Sanders said he will remain on the ballot to “exert significant influence” over the direction of the party.

# us - Saturday 11 April, 2020

US counts record 2,100 deaths from Covid-19 in a 24-hour period

The US has now recorded 18,586 deaths and is closing in on the toll of 18,849 dead in Italy.

# us - Wednesday 8 April, 2020

Trump threatens to withdraw funding from the World Health Organization

New York City’s pandemic death toll has reached at least 4,000 people.

# us - Tuesday 7 April, 2020

From The42 'Today Europe and the US are united like never before' - Ryder Cup captains Harrington and Stricker Pen To Paper

# us - Friday 3 April, 2020

Virus-hit cruise ship which is carrying Irish citizens docks in Florida

Four people have died on board the MS Zaandam which was refused entry by a number of South American countries.

# us - Thursday 2 April, 2020

Worldwide cases top 1 million as six-week-old dies from Covid-19 in the US

Half the planet is under some form of lockdown as governments struggle to tackle the virus.

# us - Wednesday 1 April, 2020

Limerick man wanted for alleged rhino horn trafficking willing to surrender himself to US authorities, court told

The man is in custody awaiting his surrender to US officials but the handover cannot occur due to the Covid-19 crisis.

# us - Tuesday 31 March, 2020

Ireland's ambassador to US urges those on J1 visas to return home

Dan Mulhall issued the advice in a video message last night.

# us - Monday 30 March, 2020

Trump says coronavirus death rate in US likely to peak in two weeks' time

The US president also extended “social distancing” guidelines until 30 April.

# us - Friday 27 March, 2020

'Just relax, stay home': The US now has more Covid-19 cases than either China or Italy

Over 83,000 people in the US have tested positive for Covid-19.

# us - Wednesday 25 March, 2020

US Senate and White House reach agreement on $2 trillion Covid-19 rescue package

The deal will see a sweep of new measures to provide Americans with healthcare and business supports.

# us - Tuesday 24 March, 2020

US could become Covid-19 epicentre after 'very large acceleration' in cases - WHO WHO

US could become Covid-19 epicentre after 'very large acceleration' in cases - WHO

In the past 24 hours, the World Health Organization said that 85% of new cases were in Europe and the US.

'Our country is meant to be open': Donald Trump could remove Covid-19 restrictions by next week

Trump said that state governors would have the final say on any measures he introduced.

# us - Friday 20 March, 2020

California governor urges state's 40 million residents to 'stay at home'

Similar restrictions are in place in virus hotspots like Italy, Spain and central China.

# us - Sunday 15 March, 2020

US President Donald Trump has tested negative for Covid-19

Trump agreed to be tested after coming into contact with a delegation who had tested positive for the virus.

# us - Saturday 14 March, 2020

US suspends J1 visa programme for some applicants in response to Covid-19 outbreak

The move could affect the travel plans of Irish students this summer.

# us - Friday 13 March, 2020

Donald Trump declares 'national emergency' over coronavirus US

Donald Trump declares 'national emergency' over coronavirus

Trump has faced criticism for his handling of the Covid-19 outbreak.

US launches air strikes against Iran-backed militia after Iraq base attack

A US official said multiple strikes targeted Kataib Hezbollah weapons facilities inside Iraq.

# us - Saturday 7 March, 2020

Donald Trump names his fourth chief of staff, and appoints special envoy for Northern Ireland

Mick Mulvaney had been serving as acting chief of staff since Trump fired John Kelly in December 2018.

# us - Friday 6 March, 2020

Mcdonald says she will not travel to US for St Patrick's Day 'due to current circumstances'

McDonald said earlier this week that she was staying close to home after a case of Covid-19 was confirmed at her children’s school.

US police name Irish woman killed in suspected murder-suicide in Nevada

Police in Reno said the 53-year-old died from gunshot wounds, along with her husband and two sons.

# us - Wednesday 4 March, 2020

Billionaire Mike Bloomberg ends $500m White House run following poor Super Tuesday showing

Bloomberg has endorsed former vice president, Joe Biden, as the man he now wants to take on Donald Trump in November.

# us - Tuesday 3 March, 2020

At least eight dead and 40 buildings collapse after tornadoes hit Tennessee US

At least eight dead and 40 buildings collapse after tornadoes hit Tennessee

Authorities are continuing to search the wreckage for injured people.

# us - Thursday 27 February, 2020

Employee kills five in shooting rampage at Molson-Coors brewing campus in US

Authorities offered no immediate motive for the attack.

# us - Monday 24 February, 2020

The downfall of Harvey Weinstein: a timeline

Here’s how things played out for the movie mogul since allegations against him arose.

# us - Saturday 22 February, 2020

Hundreds protest in London against extradition of Julian Assange

Assange is being held in Belmarsh Prison in south-east London as he awaits the start of next week’s full extradition hearing.

# us - Monday 17 February, 2020

Coronavirus: Cruise firm attempts to track down hundreds who left ship after one diagnosed with illness

Cambodia allowed the ship to dock on its southern coast on Thursday.

# us - Monday 3 February, 2020

Two killed in shooting at university residence in US

The shooting happened in a dormitory at Texas A&M University-Commerce.

# us - Thursday 30 January, 2020

US life expectancy is on the up - and the White House says it's thanks to Trump

The US government said that 2018 saw the first decline in drug overdose deaths in almost three decades.

# us - Tuesday 28 January, 2020

DeSouza to argue her case in US: 'Political pressure must be brought to bear on the British government'

Emma DeSouza will be asking the House of Representatives to pass a resolution supporting her case to self-identify as Irish.

Coronavirus latest: Japan, EU, US and South Korea to evacuate citizens from Wuhan

All cases had involved people who had been in or near Wuhan, but Japan and Germany have now reported human-to-human cases.

Coronavirus case confirmed in Germany as death toll reaches 106 in China

In the US, authorities have warned citizens against all non-essential travel to China.