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Bale earns Wales a point in opening draw with United States
The Dragons captain slammed home his 41st Wales goal from the penalty spot.
USA v Wales, World Cup
Al Rayyan Stadium hosted tonight’s Group B clash, which finished 1-1.
At least 5 people killed and 18 injured in shooting at LGBTQ nightclub in Colorado
There have been more than 600 mass shootings in the US so far this year.
Elizabeth Holmes gets more than 11 years in prison for Theranos scam
Holmes was chief executive throughout the company’s turbulent 15-year history.
Two inmates convicted of murder executed in US
Murray Hooper was 76-years-old when he was put to death.
Group B Preview: England expect and Wales dream in tricky, politically-charged group
Next in our series is a guide to Group B featuring England, Wales, USA, and Iran.
US Democrats celebrate Senate win over distraught Republicans
Retaining a Senate majority is a major boon for President Joe Biden as he seeks to keep his policy agenda on track.
US prosecutors seek 15-year prison term for Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes
Holmes was found guilty of defrauding investors in January.
US women suffer first home defeat in over five years
Germany ended their 71-match home unbeaten streak, which included 64 victories and seven draws.
Reus misses out and Goetze recalled for Germany, injured Lukaku named in Belgium squad
World Cup squads: Ronaldo and Lewandowski lead Portugal and Poland respectively.
'The USA asked what kind of interest I had... I was like, 'I want to play with Ireland''
Munster prop Jeremy Loughman is set to make his Ireland debut against Fiji on Saturday.
Biden tries to promote his two years in office as Trump hints at 2024 comeback
Trump may announce a presidential bid if Republicans do well in coming elections
Arizona poll watchers ordered to keep their distance in US midterm vote
Voting for the midterm elections has been underway for the past 10 days in Arizona
Intruder shouted 'Where is Nancy?' before assaulting Pelosi's husband in their home
The US Speaker of the House of Representatives was not in her home at the time.
Dancer in Weinstein film tells court he sexually assaulted her
Weinstein has pleaded not guilty to four counts of rape and seven other counts of sexual assault.
North Korean nuclear test would meet 'unprecedented' response: US, Japan, South Korea
Seoul and Washington have repeatedly warned that Pyongyang could be close to testing an atomic bomb for the first time since 2017.
At least three killed in St Louis school shooting, including gunman
The gunman, a former student of the school, fatally shot a teacher and a teenage girl.
Alex Jones seeks new trial after one billion dollars Sandy Hook verdict
Jones and his company, Free Speech Systems, was ordered to pay $965 million in compensatory damages to the families of the Sandy Hook school shooting victims last month.
Joe Biden vows to legislate for Roe v Wade if Democrats control Congress after midterms
The ruling was overturned by the Supreme Court earlier this year.
Saudi Arabia sends US citizen to prison for criticising the country
The prison sentence marks another source of tension between the historic allies, after Saudi Arabia raised oil prices
Biden says he 'can beat' former US president Donald Trump again
He stopped short of announcing a bid for a second term.
Donald Trump files $475-million lawsuit against CNN for alleged defamation
Trump at a rally in Michigan last weekend.
Some Trump staffers still have documents to be given to National Archives
A letter from the acting US archivist said some staffers had used private electronic messaging accounts to conduct official business, and not turned those messages over as required by law.
Orlene upgraded to Category Four hurricane as it heads for Mexico
Orlene is due to make landfall tomorrow night.
North Korea fires tests ballistic missiles on eve of Kamala Harris trip
South Korea’s military said it had ‘detected two short-range ballistic missiles fired from the Sunan area in Pyongyang’.
Migrants sue Florida governor over being flown to Martha’s Vineyard
The lawsuit alleges the migrants were told they were going to Boston or Washington.
Ireland rally from Bangladesh defeat to claim T20 World Cup qualifying victory over USA
Ireland stormed to a nine-wicket victory in Abu Dhabi.
Four killed in Tennessee shooting rampage, suspect arrested
The suspect livestreamed parts of his shooting spree, the Memphis police chief said.
Spieth and Morikawa among USA Presidents Cup captain's picks
The matches take place on 22-25 September 22-25 at Quail Hollow.
'They have got to want it' - URC chief on Munster v Leinster derby in the USA
Martin Anayi confirmed that this season’s URC final will be hosted by the top-ranked side again.
McDonald to tell political leaders in California that Ireland's next chapter is reunification
McDonald will give a keynote address called: ‘A Decade of Opportunity: Building a New and United Ireland.’
Trump and US government lock horns in court over seized documents
A claim of obstructing the FBI search heaps further legal pressure on the former president, who denies all wrongdoing.
Pence: I did not take classified material with me when I left office
It comes after FBI agents seized top secret information from former president Donald Trump’s Florida estate.
Kobe Bryant's widow Vanessa says she fears fatal crash photos will spread
Vanessa Bryant alleges she suffered emotional distress because personnel at the site shared photos they took of the scene.
Author: 'I knew those neo-Nazi classmates were living in a sort of oblivion of meaninglessness'
Conner Habib has now made Ireland his home. But here, he recalls his youth in Pennsylvania, and how it fed into the writing of his debut novel.
Donald Trump scraps visit to west Clare
Donald Trump was due in Ireland on 27 August next.
US congressional delegation arrives in Taiwan on heels of Pelosi visit
The five-member delegation is led by Senator Ed Markey of Massachusetts.
Large wildfire burning amid drought on Hawaii’s Big Island
High winds and extremely dry conditions are making it difficult for crews to contain the blaze.
US attorney general requests that warrant for raid on Trump's home be made public
Merrick Garland did not reveal the reason for the unprecedented search of Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate.
Donald Trump declines to answer questions in New York fraud probe
The hearing comes days after FBI agents raided the former US president’s home in Florida as part of an unrelated investigation.