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# usa - Friday 8 October, 2021

Texas clinic resumes providing abortions after judge blocks law
# Texas
# Texas

Texas clinic resumes providing abortions after judge blocks law

Oct 8th 2021, 8:34 AM 9,373 Views 9 Comments

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, a Republican, said he would appeal the judge’s ruling to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Biden pushes vaccine mandates to boost US economy
# US Covid-19
# US Covid-19

Biden pushes vaccine mandates to boost US economy

Oct 8th 2021, 7:35 AM 15,636 Views 44 Comments

Biden had ruled out mandates in the past but feels the action is now required as almost 70 million Americans remain unvaccinated.

# usa - Wednesday 6 October, 2021

Zuckerberg says claim Facebook put profits over safety 'just not true'
# Facebook
# Facebook

Zuckerberg says claim Facebook put profits over safety 'just not true'

Oct 6th 2021, 8:32 AM 11,721 Views 27 Comments

His comments came after a whistleblower Frances Haugen, gave evidence to US politicians yesterday.

Convicted murderer executed in Missouri despite pleas for clemency
# America
# America

Convicted murderer executed in Missouri despite pleas for clemency

Oct 6th 2021, 7:43 AM 26,429 Views 36 Comments

Ernest Lee Johnson, 61, was executed for the 1994 murders of three convenience store workers.

# usa - Monday 4 October, 2021

Facebook prioritises own interests over public good, whistleblower claims
# Facebook
# Facebook

Facebook prioritises own interests over public good, whistleblower claims

Oct 4th 2021, 10:13 AM 20,180 Views 34 Comments

Facebook’s annual revenue has more than doubled since 2018 to a projected $102.5 billion (£88 billion) this year.

# usa - Saturday 2 October, 2021

Larry Donnelly: 'I felt my late father was telling me to reconnect with old friends'
# Back To Boston
# Back To Boston

Larry Donnelly: 'I felt my late father was telling me to reconnect with old friends'

Oct 2nd 2021, 7:00 PM 20,044 Views 5 Comments

Our columnist finally returns to his home town of Boston after the post-Covid travel ban is lifted.

# usa - Friday 1 October, 2021

Democrats fight to save Biden’s trillion-dollar infrastructure plan
# US Senate
# US Senate

Democrats fight to save Biden’s trillion-dollar infrastructure plan

Oct 1st 2021, 12:15 PM 9,892 Views 26 Comments

Democratic Senator Joe Manchin refused to vote in favour of Biden’s plan.

# usa - Thursday 30 September, 2021

US Senate to vote later today in bid to avert government shutdown
# Us Shutdown
# Us Shutdown

US Senate to vote later today in bid to avert government shutdown

Sep 30th 2021, 10:07 AM 13,543 Views 8 Comments

The coming days are expected to be the most critical yet for Biden’s presidency.

# usa - Sunday 26 September, 2021

USA crush Europe to regain Ryder Cup in record-breaking fashion
# Home Control
From The42
# Home Control

USA crush Europe to regain Ryder Cup in record-breaking fashion

Updated Sep 26th 2021, 11:19 PM 72,158 Views 55 Comments

The hosts stormed to a 19-9 success.

# usa - Saturday 25 September, 2021

No migrants left at Texas border camp as Biden condemns ‘horrible’ scenes
# USA
# USA

No migrants left at Texas border camp as Biden condemns ‘horrible’ scenes

Sep 25th 2021, 8:30 AM 33,715 Views 19 Comments

Almost 15,000 people – most of them Haitians – converged on the area just days earlier seeking asylum.

# usa - Friday 24 September, 2021

Ireland's clash with USA in Las Vegas cancelled due to border restrictions
# Off
From The42
# Off

Ireland's clash with USA in Las Vegas cancelled due to border restrictions

Sep 24th 2021, 5:00 PM 9,372 Views 1 Comment

The game could be rescheduled for October 2022.

# usa - Wednesday 22 September, 2021

China and US unveil big steps to fight climate change
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

China and US unveil big steps to fight climate change

Sep 22nd 2021, 7:27 AM 11,539 Views 29 Comments

China could shut 47 planned power plants in 20 developing countries.

# usa - Monday 20 September, 2021

At least two injured in US high school shooting
# Heritage High School
# Heritage High School

At least two injured in US high school shooting

Sep 20th 2021, 6:02 PM 19,453 Views 13 Comments

Police are on the scene.

# usa - Sunday 19 September, 2021

Space tourist trip to orbit ends with splashdown
# Space
# Space

Space tourist trip to orbit ends with splashdown

Sep 19th 2021, 8:04 AM 26,208 Views 25 Comments

The SpaceX capsule carrying four space tourists landed in the Atlantic after three days in orbit.

# usa - Saturday 18 September, 2021

New York millionaire Robert Durst guilty of best friend’s murder
# America
# America

New York millionaire Robert Durst guilty of best friend’s murder

Sep 18th 2021, 7:45 AM 84,380 Views 14 Comments

The 78-year-old Durst will appeal against the conviction, which carries a mandatory life sentence.

# usa - Friday 17 September, 2021

California forest fires threaten world’s largest trees
# California
# California

California forest fires threaten world’s largest trees

Sep 17th 2021, 7:32 AM 16,496 Views 4 Comments

Groves of gigantic sequoias could be in the path of the wildfires.

# usa - Wednesday 15 September, 2021

California's Democratic governor Gavin Newsom defeats recall election
# The Recall
# The Recall

California's Democratic governor Gavin Newsom defeats recall election

Sep 15th 2021, 6:52 AM 25,354 Views 27 Comments
  • Only a handful of the 46 names on the ballot had any level of public recognition and most failed to gain traction.
  • The victory cements Newsom as a prominent figure in national Democratic politics in the US.

# usa - Saturday 11 September, 2021

World leaders pay tribute to 9/11 victims
# 9/11 Attacks
# 9/11 Attacks

World leaders pay tribute to 9/11 victims

Updated Sep 11th 2021, 7:45 PM 40,881 Views 60 Comments
  • The commemorations will take place at the Pentagon, Shanksville in Pennsylvania and at the World Trade Centre in New York.

# usa - Thursday 9 September, 2021

Biden blames continued Covid-19 spread on 'distinct minority of Americans'
# America
# America

Biden blames continued Covid-19 spread on 'distinct minority of Americans'

Sep 9th 2021, 10:55 PM 33,348 Views 72 Comments

Measures include all US-based employers with more than 100 workers will have to ensure employees are vaccinated.

# usa - Monday 6 September, 2021

Young girl dies on mine drop ride at Colorado amusement park
# USA
# USA

Young girl dies on mine drop ride at Colorado amusement park

Sep 6th 2021, 10:03 PM 51,092 Views 0 Comments

Park visitors are required to sign a release of liability waiver before going on any rides or attractions.

# usa - Sunday 22 August, 2021

Tropical Storm Henri hits Rhode Island on US east coast
# Storm Henri
# Storm Henri

Tropical Storm Henri hits Rhode Island on US east coast

Updated Aug 22nd 2021, 7:14 PM 26,802 Views 2 Comments

The storm was downgraded from a hurricane earlier today.

# usa - Wednesday 18 August, 2021

US health officials clear way for Covid booster to counter declining vaccine efficacy
# Vaccine Boosters
# Vaccine Boosters

US health officials clear way for Covid booster to counter declining vaccine efficacy

Aug 18th 2021, 5:44 PM 24,112 Views 36 Comments

The booster shots will start on September 20 and will continue once people are eight months vaccinated.

# usa - Monday 16 August, 2021

Tom Clonan: 'Scenes of desperation at Kabul Airport speak to the barbarity of the Taliban'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Tom Clonan: 'Scenes of desperation at Kabul Airport speak to the barbarity of the Taliban'

Aug 16th 2021, 1:21 PM 50,082 Views 35 Comments

The events of the next 48 – 72 hours in Afghanistan are being shaped in a highly fluid and febrile environment, security expert Tom Clonan writes.

# usa - Saturday 7 August, 2021

USA edge France to win Olympic basketball gold medal
# Heavyweights
From The42
# Heavyweights

USA edge France to win Olympic basketball gold medal

Aug 7th 2021, 5:38 AM 7,058 Views 8 Comments

11-time NBA All-Star Kevin Durant scored a game-high 29 points.

# usa - Friday 6 August, 2021

CNN fires three employees for coming to work unvaccinated
# USA
# USA

CNN fires three employees for coming to work unvaccinated

Aug 6th 2021, 3:23 PM 34,855 Views 73 Comments

CNN President Jeff Zucker said the company has a zero tolerance policy on vaccination.

# usa - Monday 2 August, 2021

'It sucks' - Canada shock USA to reach Olympic women's football final
# Upset
From The42
# Upset

'It sucks' - Canada shock USA to reach Olympic women's football final

Aug 2nd 2021, 12:31 PM 16,419 Views 14 Comments

Defeat ended the Americans’ 36-match unbeaten run against Canada.

# usa - Saturday 24 July, 2021

USA bounce back from opening embarrassment on goal-laden day at Tokyo 2020
# Back On Track
From The42
# Back On Track

USA bounce back from opening embarrassment on goal-laden day at Tokyo 2020

Jul 24th 2021, 3:42 PM 6,985 Views 1 Comment

The Olympic women’s football tournament heated up today, as Team GB reached the quarter-finals.

# usa - Sunday 11 July, 2021

China vows retaliation after US blacklists companies over alleged links to human rights abuses
# Uighur Muslims
# Uighur Muslims

China vows retaliation after US blacklists companies over alleged links to human rights abuses

Jul 11th 2021, 10:58 AM 17,774 Views 32 Comments

It said the US move constituted an ‘unreasonable suppression of Chinese enterprises and a serious breach of international economic and trade rules’.

# usa - Saturday 10 July, 2021

Baloucoune wonder try sparks Ireland to life as they put 71 points on USA
# A Star Is Born
From The42
# A Star Is Born

Baloucoune wonder try sparks Ireland to life as they put 71 points on USA

Jul 10th 2021, 10:03 PM 50,172 Views 58 Comments

Ronan Kelleher scored four tries – equaling the Irish record for most tries scored in a single game – as Ireland defeated the USA in the Aviva Stadium this evening.

# usa - Thursday 8 July, 2021

'If you told me a year ago I'd be playing against Ireland, I'd have said you were lying'
# Buccaneer
From The42
# Buccaneer

'If you told me a year ago I'd be playing against Ireland, I'd have said you were lying'

Jul 8th 2021, 7:30 PM 22,368 Views 1 Comment

23-year-old Athlone man Luke Carty made his debut for the US last weekend.

Eight players in line for Ireland debuts as Farrell names side to face USA
# In With The New
From The42
# In With The New

Eight players in line for Ireland debuts as Farrell names side to face USA

Jul 8th 2021, 2:24 PM 28,578 Views 46 Comments

Leinster lock James Ryan will captain the team for Saturday evening’s game at the Aviva Stadium.

# usa - Monday 5 July, 2021

Ireland set to experiment against US after Farrell's men see off Japan
# Last Assignment
From The42
# Last Assignment

Ireland set to experiment against US after Farrell's men see off Japan

Jul 5th 2021, 6:00 AM 9,577 Views 7 Comments

Gavin Coombes made his debut last weekend and more should follow this Saturday.

# usa - Tuesday 29 June, 2021

Ulster's athletic 'hybrid' Timoney earns Ireland shot with determined progress
# Speed
From The42
# Speed

Ulster's athletic 'hybrid' Timoney earns Ireland shot with determined progress

Jun 29th 2021, 6:15 AM 9,074 Views 13 Comments

The 25-year-old moved to Ulster in 2017 and hasn’t looked back since.

# usa - Friday 25 June, 2021

Munster star Gavin Coombes primed to take his chance with Ireland
# On Fire
From The42
# On Fire

Munster star Gavin Coombes primed to take his chance with Ireland

Jun 25th 2021, 6:00 AM 9,301 Views 8 Comments

‘I would have always backed myself, I knew what I could do.’

# usa - Thursday 24 June, 2021

'I don’t think it came naturally to me... that’s why I’ve had to work so hard'
# Blade
From The42
# Blade

'I don’t think it came naturally to me... that’s why I’ve had to work so hard'

Jun 24th 2021, 4:15 PM 8,247 Views 9 Comments

Connacht scrum-half Caolin Blade has earned his Ireland call-up with some superb form.

One dead as rescuers search through the rubble of a collapsed Florida apartment complex to find survivors
# Florida
# Florida

One dead as rescuers search through the rubble of a collapsed Florida apartment complex to find survivors

Jun 24th 2021, 12:07 PM 21,750 Views 2 Comments

Local news reports have said at least one person has been killed in the early morning incident.

# usa - Tuesday 22 June, 2021

Judge dismisses most claims over clearing of protesters from in front of White House
# Washington DC
# Washington DC

Judge dismisses most claims over clearing of protesters from in front of White House

Jun 22nd 2021, 7:07 AM 20,779 Views 18 Comments

Claims against two law enforcement agencies, however, have been allowed to proceed.

# usa - Monday 21 June, 2021

Fans to make long-awaited Aviva Stadium return for Ireland's summer Tests
# Pilot Events
From The42
# Pilot Events

Fans to make long-awaited Aviva Stadium return for Ireland's summer Tests

Jun 21st 2021, 5:07 PM 16,943 Views 19 Comments

A combined total of 9,000 spectators will attend next month’s games against Japan and USA.

# usa - Tuesday 15 June, 2021

New York lifts last of restrictions early as more than 70% of adult vaccinated
# New York
# New York

New York lifts last of restrictions early as more than 70% of adult vaccinated

Jun 15th 2021, 9:05 PM 20,527 Views 34 Comments

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo promised fireworks across the state tonight in celebration of the progress.

# usa - Saturday 5 June, 2021

A California Judge has overturned a three decades old ban on assault rifles
# California
# California

A California Judge has overturned a three decades old ban on assault rifles

Jun 5th 2021, 8:26 AM 44,488 Views 80 Comments

Judge Roger T Benitez said the ban, in place since 1989, was unconstitutional.

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