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# 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.

# usa - Tuesday 15 January, 2019

Kidnapping suspect 'kept teenager under bed for nearly three months' after shooting her parents

When Jake Thomas Patterson left the remote cabin on the 88th day of her captivity, Jayme Closs finally made a break for freedom.

# usa - Sunday 13 January, 2019

Nobel Prize winner who helped discover DNA's shape stripped of titles over 'reprehensible' race remarks

James Watson claimed that genes cause a difference between black people and white people on IQ tests.

From The42 Ex-Ireland prop Fitzpatrick embedded in US rugby's exciting rise Irish Abroad

Ex-Ireland prop Fitzpatrick embedded in US rugby's exciting rise

The former Ulster man is head coach of the Houston SaberCats in Major League Rugby.

# usa - Thursday 10 January, 2019

Bernie Sanders apologises for 'unacceptable' sexual harassment by campaigners during US presidential bid

It was the first time the senator directly addressed the issue, which has come to light in recent months.

# usa - Wednesday 9 January, 2019

Trump claims migrant trafficking gangs have 'better vehicles than US police'

Trump said his proposed wall is the only way to stop illegal migrants “running through”.

US preclearance at Dublin and Shannon to be beefed up ahead of the summer

Dublin and Shannon are currently the only preclearance locations in Europe.

# usa - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

From The42 'One of the leaders of my team' - Harrington confident of McIlroy's commitment to Ryder Cup No Worries

'One of the leaders of my team' - Harrington confident of McIlroy's commitment to Ryder Cup

The 29-year-old recently described the European Tour as ‘a stepping stone.’

From The42 Padraig Harrington confirmed as Europe's captain for the 2020 Ryder Cup Paddy's Day

Padraig Harrington confirmed as Europe's captain for the 2020 Ryder Cup

The contest takes place against the USA at Whistling Straits next year.

Trump to address the nation live tonight as he nears showdown on Mexico border wall

Trump has also pledged a “prudent” US withdrawal of troops of Syria.

# usa - Monday 7 January, 2019

47 Irish people deported from US in 2018 as figure more than doubles in three years

According to customs officials, removals are essential to “the integrity of the nation’s lawful immigration system”.

# usa - Wednesday 2 January, 2019

Girl (7) shot dead after gunman fires into car parked outside supermarket

It wasn’t immediately clear what prompted the the morning shooting.

# usa - Wednesday 26 December, 2018

Donald Trump makes surprise Christmas visit to US troops deployed in Iraq

The visit was Trump’s first to US troops in a war zone since he was elected president two years ago.

'Medical checks' for all children at US border posts after 8-year-old boy dies on Christmas Eve

It is the second death of a migrant child in the care and custody of US Customs and Border Protection in a month.

# usa - Friday 21 December, 2018

FactCheck: Has the US really defeated ISIS in Syria?

Donald Trump claims the terrorist group have been defeated in the war-torn country – but is he right?

# usa - Thursday 20 December, 2018

Almost 700 clergymen accused of child sex abuse in US state - far more than was disclosed by Church

The state’s attorney general said it was clear from its investigation that the “Catholic Church cannot police itself”.

# usa - Monday 17 December, 2018

From The42 ‘I’m not done with you yet’: After 22 goals in 27 games Ibrahimovic set for LA Galaxy stay Dare To Zlatan This post contains videos

‘I’m not done with you yet’: After 22 goals in 27 games Ibrahimovic set for LA Galaxy stay

The 37-year-old moved to MLS last year following two seasons with Manchester United in the Premier League.

# usa - Sunday 9 December, 2018

'Don't insult my country': France tells Trump to stop interfering in its politics

Trump yesterday posted two tweets referring to the “yellow vest” anti-government protests.

# usa - Sunday 2 December, 2018

USA confirm new manager after failing to qualify for the World Cup for first time since 1986

Former defender Gregg Berhalter will take charge as US coach after a 13-month search for a new manager.

# usa - Saturday 1 December, 2018

Cork's Alan Kelly named MLS Referee of the Year for third time in four years

The 43-year-old served as a League of Ireland referee for 15 years but moved to the USA in 2014.

# usa - Sunday 25 November, 2018

From The42 Ireland are 'up there with as good as I've ever seen,' says USA's Gold Contenders

Ireland are 'up there with as good as I've ever seen,' says USA's Gold

The Eagles boss feels Joe Schmidt’s side are one of the ‘sure favourites’ for next year’s World Cup.

# usa - 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.

From The42 How did you rate Ireland in their big November win over the USA? Out Of 10

How did you rate Ireland in their big November win over the USA?

Who impressed you at the Aviva Stadium today?

From The42 Conway hat-trick helps Ireland to make it four wins from four this November Job Done

Conway hat-trick helps Ireland to make it four wins from four this November

The US Eagles were competitive for 40 minutes but Joe Schmidt’s side finished strongly.

From The42 As it happened: Ireland v USA, November Tests Liveblog

As it happened: Ireland v USA, November Tests

Joe Schmidt’s side were bidding to end a momentous year with one final victory.

Inis Mór man Mullen returns to Ireland as a key part of the USA team

The 27-year-old tighthead prop moved to the States eight years ago.

From The42 November clean sweep beckons for Schmidt's Ireland against the Eagles New Look

November clean sweep beckons for Schmidt's Ireland against the Eagles

Captain Rhys Ruddock wants his players to focus on the collective, rather than individual gain.

# usa - Friday 23 November, 2018

From The42 Ruddock credits 'incredible' Schmidt before Ireland boss' big announcement

Ruddock credits 'incredible' Schmidt before Ireland boss' big announcement

The 53-year-old is set to confirm his decision early next week.

From The42 'If I was Larmour I'd be a little bit worried not getting a run at fullback this weekend' Competition For Places This post contains videos

'If I was Larmour I'd be a little bit worried not getting a run at fullback this weekend'

Former Ireland head coach Eddie O’Sullivan discussed Will Addison’s inclusion in the team to face the USA on this week’s Heineken Rugby Weekly.

From The42 'Words can't explain how truly thankful I am to be here' The Butcher

'Words can't explain how truly thankful I am to be here'

Eagles hooker Dylan Fawsitt moved to the US in 2014 and is now set to face his native Ireland.

# usa - Thursday 22 November, 2018

From The42 Schmidt hopes to see McCloskey show his ball-playing skills in Ireland midfield Baller

Schmidt hopes to see McCloskey show his ball-playing skills in Ireland midfield

The centre will hope to hit the ground running between Garry Ringrose and Joey Carbery.

Arnold's hard-earned opportunity and more talking points as Schmidt names side to tackle USA

John Cooney will get a big chance to show his ability before Conor Murray comes back into the fold next year.

From The42 'I've beaten myself up enough': Schmidt coy on future plans as he plans for Sunday decision Joe Show

'I've beaten myself up enough': Schmidt coy on future plans as he plans for Sunday decision

‘I know I can’t continue to just go backwards and forwards,’ says the Kiwi.

From The42 Extra weights sessions and focused diet put Kilcoyne in a happy place Hungry

Extra weights sessions and focused diet put Kilcoyne in a happy place

The 29-year-old loosehead prop is set to feature for Ireland against the US on Saturday.

# usa - Wednesday 21 November, 2018

From The42 Schmidt to give Ireland's wider squad opportunities against the USA Rotation

Schmidt to give Ireland's wider squad opportunities against the USA

There will be plenty of hungry players eager to make an impression this weekend in Dublin.

Older, wiser McCloskey ready to slot back into Ireland's midfield

The Ulster centre is in line for his first cap since November and feels his decision-making has come a long way since his debut.

# usa - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

'That's where the bar is': Ireland players strive to emulate standards set against All Blacks

Niall Scannell was unfortunate to miss out on the big Test in this window, but he is determined to put his own marker down against the USA.

Colorado man avoids death penalty for killing his pregnant wife and their two young daughters

Christopher Watts pleaded guilty to killing his wife Shanann Watts and two children Bella and Celeste last August.

# usa - Sunday 18 November, 2018

Ireland Women come up short against USA as 16-year-old Parsons debuts

Debutant Laura Sheehan and Eimear Considine scored tries for Adam Griggs’ side in Donnybrook.

# usa - Saturday 17 November, 2018

From The42 'Hopefully we can get girls into clubs and playing from a younger age' Nine

'Hopefully we can get girls into clubs and playing from a younger age'

Ireland Women scrum-half Ailsa Hughes is looking to take her game to the next level.