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# usa - Tuesday 25 June, 2019

USA star hoping for 'total sh*tshow circus' in World Cup quarter-final

The reigning champions will take on tournament hosts France in a highly anticipated clash.

# usa - Monday 24 June, 2019

From The42 Controversial penalty call sends holders USA into World Cup quarter-finals Drama This post contains videos

Controversial penalty call sends holders USA into World Cup quarter-finals

The referee consulted with VAR before awarding a decisive spot-kick that was coolly dispatched Megan Rapinoe.

From The42 Defensive howler sees reigning champions USA concede first goal at 2019 World Cup Top Bins This post contains videos

Defensive howler sees reigning champions USA concede first goal at 2019 World Cup

Spain’s Jenni Hermoso showed great composure to hit the equaliser, after her side went behind from the penalty spot.

# usa - Saturday 22 June, 2019

Nine killed after plane used for sky diving operation crashes in US

The names, ages and genders of the deceased have not been released.

# usa - Friday 21 June, 2019

From The42 US women's soccer team set for mediation with governing body over discrimination lawsuit Equality

US women's soccer team set for mediation with governing body over discrimination lawsuit

Lawyers for the players filed a lawsuit in March demanding equal pay and conditions to their male counterparts.

# usa - Wednesday 19 June, 2019

'Keep America Great': Donald Trump launches 2020 re-election bid in Florida

The US President warned against the rise of his rival Democrat party.

# usa - Sunday 16 June, 2019

From The42 USA star sets World Cup goal-scoring record to secure passage to last 16 History Maker This post contains videos

USA star sets World Cup goal-scoring record to secure passage to last 16

Carli Lloyd became the first player to score in six consecutive women’s World Cup matches in comprehensive win over Chile.

From The42 Sweden cruise past Thailand to make World Cup last 16 Light Work This post contains videos

Sweden cruise past Thailand to make World Cup last 16

The Swedes moved top of Group F with a 5-1 win this afternoon.

From The42 'Goals are pretty hard to come by and I think the meaning behind them - you have to celebrate that' OVERZEALOUS

'Goals are pretty hard to come by and I think the meaning behind them - you have to celebrate that'

Jill Ellis’ United States side faced criticism for their celebrations after routing Thailand 13-0 at the Women’s World Cup.

# usa - Tuesday 11 June, 2019

From The42 Ruthless USA get World Cup title defence underway with record-breaking 13-0 win No Mercy

Ruthless USA get World Cup title defence underway with record-breaking 13-0 win

The defending champions scored 10 second-half goals in their victory over Thailand.

# usa - Thursday 6 June, 2019

From The42 Barr just shy of season's best with fourth-place finish in Rome Athletics

Barr just shy of season's best with fourth-place finish in Rome

The Waterford native missed out on a podium place, but improved on his performance in Stockholm last week.

# usa - Monday 3 June, 2019

Donald Trump has met the Queen (and called Sadiq Khan a 'stone cold loser')

The US president had also made some controversial comments about Brexit ahead of his trip.

# usa - Saturday 1 June, 2019

Eleven people killed in shooting at government building in Virginia

The gunman, a longtime public utilities employee, was also killed.

# usa - Friday 17 May, 2019

From The42 USA continue their World Cup preparation with resounding win over New Zealand Cruising

USA continue their World Cup preparation with resounding win over New Zealand

The reigning world champions put five past the southern hemisphere side on Thursday evening.

# usa - Thursday 16 May, 2019

US police question three people after baby taken from murdered pregnant teenager

The 19 year-old went missing in Chicago almost four weeks ago.

# usa - Tuesday 7 May, 2019

Donald Trump presents Tiger Woods with US Presidential Medal of Freedom at White House

The golfing great clinched a comeback win at the Masters last month.

# usa - Thursday 2 May, 2019

'It will be a question of life and death': Julian Assange to face hearing on US extradition in London

The Wikileaks founder was jailed for 50 weeks yesterday.

# usa - Tuesday 30 April, 2019

FBI uncovers 'chilling' terror plot by US Army veteran to bomb white supremacist rally

26 year-old Mark Domingo planned to carry out the attack on Sunday.

# usa - Wednesday 24 April, 2019

US measles cases hit 25 year high

Health officials in hard-hit New York City today reported 61 new cases since late last week.

# usa - Wednesday 10 April, 2019

US politician Nancy Pelosi to address the Dáil next week

It is understood the visit is part of a fresh push to get the E3 Visa Bill over the line in the US.

# usa - Wednesday 3 April, 2019

Officials say probe into deadliest biker shootout in US history would be 'waste of time' as charges dropped

A total of 177 bikers were arrested after the shooting.

# usa - Monday 1 April, 2019

From The42 MacGinty haunts Connacht but Bealham injury not as bad as feared Pro14 Focus

MacGinty haunts Connacht but Bealham injury not as bad as feared

Andy Friend’s side have refocused rapidly on their play-off pursuit in the Pro14.

# usa - Saturday 16 March, 2019

An unexpected guest and a luminous river: Leo ends St Patrick's trip not being centre of attention

Varadkar finished off the final leg of his US trip walking in the Chicago parade and taking a boat trip down the river.

Taoiseach marches alongside Conor McGregor in Chicago's St Patrick's Day parade

Government officials were left surprised at McGregor’s appearance at the parade.

# usa - Sunday 3 March, 2019

From The42 'Unbelievable advert' with sensational goal as Beyoncé and Malala draw with England World Cup Prep This post contains videos

'Unbelievable advert' with sensational goal as Beyoncé and Malala draw with England

USA and the Lionesses’ thrilling battle finished 2-2 at the SheBelieves Cup.

# usa - Thursday 28 February, 2019

Sexton leads critics of 'out-of-touch' proposal for new 12-team World Rugby tournament

There was no place for Fiji, Samoa or Tonga in the proposed tournament, with emerging TV markets Japan and USA preferred.

# usa - Sunday 24 February, 2019

'It'd be a great opportunity for the provinces to build their brand in the States'

The New England Free Jacks will host the four Irish provinces’ A teams in March and April.

# usa - Wednesday 20 February, 2019

Harrington's opposite number confirmed as Stricker named US Ryder Cup captain

The Wisconsin native will lead the charge at Whistling Straits in 2020.

# usa - Tuesday 19 February, 2019

Bernie Sanders announces intention to run for US President in 2020

The 77-year-old won more than 13 million votes in a bid for the Democratic nomination in 2016.

# usa - Sunday 17 February, 2019

Ruth Bader Ginsburg helped change America - but her fight for gender equality hasn't been won

A new biopic about the Supreme Court Justice looks at her early years as a Harvard student and fledgling lawyer.

# usa - Saturday 16 February, 2019

Man sacked from his job kills five after opening fire at manufacturing complex in US

A number of police officers were also injured in the gun spree.

# usa - Friday 15 February, 2019

Gunman arrested after wounding multiple police officers and civilians near Chicago

Police with riot shields flooded the area and arrested the assailant.

# usa - Thursday 14 February, 2019

Former head of Trump presidential campaign 'intentionally' misled Russia investigation, judge rules

Paul Manafort faces years in prison in two criminal cases following yesterday’s ruling.

# usa - Wednesday 13 February, 2019

FBI releases drawings by serial killer in bid to identify victims

Samuel Little has confessed to 90 murders committed over the space of 35 years.

# usa - Monday 4 February, 2019

From The42 Ex-Connacht academy man Leader makes try-scoring debut for USA Irish Abroad

Ex-Connacht academy man Leader makes try-scoring debut for USA

The 26-year-old Galway man moved to the States in 2015.

# usa - Sunday 3 February, 2019

Ireland Rugby 7s make history in Sydney with fourth place finish at World Series

Two Irish players also featured in the 2019 World Series Dream Team for their performances in Australia.

# usa - Saturday 2 February, 2019

Early spring to relieve US after polar vortex, Groundhog Day's Punxsutawney Phil predicts

The annual event has heralded an early spring.

# usa - Thursday 31 January, 2019

'We're not out of the woods yet': Ten people now confirmed dead in US cold snap

At least eight people have died in the polar vortex with the fear of hypothermia rising.

# usa - Wednesday 30 January, 2019

Colder than Antarctica: People told to stay home in a dozen states as big freeze grips America

Temperatures have dropped as low as minus 28 degrees.

# usa - Friday 25 January, 2019

Deal struck to temporarily end shutdown over funding Donald Trump's 'smart wall'

“The walls we are building are not medieval walls. They are smart walls,” Trump said in a speech outside the White House.