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# washington-dc - Monday 23 May, 2022

Washington sues Mark Zuckerberg over Cambridge Analytica privacy breach
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# Mark Zuckerberg

Washington sues Mark Zuckerberg over Cambridge Analytica privacy breach

May 23rd 2022, 10:55 PM 16,125 Views 0 Comments

The lawsuit maintains he was aware of the potential dangers of sharing Facebook users’ data.

# washington-dc - Wednesday 6 April, 2022

Ivanka Trump gives evidence to Congress panel investigating 6 January attack
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# Capitol Hill

Ivanka Trump gives evidence to Congress panel investigating 6 January attack

Apr 6th 2022, 7:24 AM 15,935 Views 8 Comments

Ivanka Trump is one of more than 800 witnesses the committee has interviewed as it works to compile a record of the attack.

# washington-dc - Saturday 19 March, 2022

Most 'Irish' president since JFK: Biden in the White House 'enormously helpful' to Ireland
# Washington DC
# Washington DC

Most 'Irish' president since JFK: Biden in the White House 'enormously helpful' to Ireland

Mar 19th 2022, 6:00 PM 16,900 Views 23 Comments

US ‘has skin in the game’ when it comes to maintaining peace in NI, says Congressman Brendan Boyle.

Taoiseach wants more 'legal channels' to allow people travel between the US and Ireland
# Washington DC
# Washington DC

Taoiseach wants more 'legal channels' to allow people travel between the US and Ireland

Mar 19th 2022, 7:00 AM 22,576 Views 15 Comments

He said work is continuing on getting more visas for Irish people.

# washington-dc - Thursday 17 March, 2022

Irish dancing, stout and a poem by Bono: US St Patrick's Day carries on without 'unlucky Taoiseach'
# Washington DC
# Washington DC

Irish dancing, stout and a poem by Bono: US St Patrick's Day carries on without 'unlucky Taoiseach'

Mar 17th 2022, 9:00 PM 29,900 Views 14 Comments

Micheál Martin’s long-awaited trip to the White House was scuppered after he contracted Covid.

Taoiseach: 'I'm disappointed personally, but it's not the end of the world'
# Bad Luck
# Bad Luck

Taoiseach: 'I'm disappointed personally, but it's not the end of the world'

Updated Mar 17th 2022, 8:37 PM 62,506 Views 62 Comments

Micheál Martin must remain in the US for a number of days under public health advice.

Taoiseach and Biden to hold virtual meeting after Martin tests positive for Covid-19

Taoiseach and Biden to hold virtual meeting after Martin tests positive for Covid-19

Updated Mar 17th 2022, 2:00 PM 93,650 Views 171 Comments

The opening remarks between the US President and Taoiseach will be streamed online.

Taoiseach tests positive for Covid-19 while in Washington for St Patrick's events
# White House
# White House

Taoiseach tests positive for Covid-19 while in Washington for St Patrick's events

Updated Mar 17th 2022, 6:00 AM 45,913 Views 53 Comments

Micheál Martin received a negative antigen test result but later tested positive on a PCR.

# washington-dc - Wednesday 16 March, 2022

Taoiseach can't rule out Ireland slipping into recession, calls for greater EU flexibility on VAT
# Rising Inflation
# Rising Inflation

Taoiseach can't rule out Ireland slipping into recession, calls for greater EU flexibility on VAT

Mar 16th 2022, 5:44 PM 24,457 Views 29 Comments

‘No one can be certain about what will happen over the course of 2022,’ the Taoiseach said.

Taoiseach to get leadership award at event attended by US President Joe Biden tonight
# Washington DC
# Washington DC

Taoiseach to get leadership award at event attended by US President Joe Biden tonight

Mar 16th 2022, 6:00 AM 24,009 Views 45 Comments

Taoiseach says it will be a ‘very pleasant’ meeting between ‘one Irishman and another Irishman’.

# washington-dc - Tuesday 15 March, 2022

US police arrest man suspected of stalking and killing homeless people
# Arrest
# Arrest

US police arrest man suspected of stalking and killing homeless people

Mar 15th 2022, 1:05 PM 19,434 Views 0 Comments

At least two people have been killed and three others were injured in less than two weeks.

# washington-dc - Monday 14 March, 2022

Taoiseach to meet US President at Ireland Funds dinner the day before White House meeting
# Washington DC
# Washington DC

Taoiseach to meet US President at Ireland Funds dinner the day before White House meeting

Updated Mar 14th 2022, 8:23 PM 24,594 Views 46 Comments

Last year, due to Covid-19, the Taoiseach held virtual meetings with US President Joe Biden.

# washington-dc - Tuesday 14 December, 2021

Washington DC sues extremist groups over 6 January attack on US Capitol
# Capitol Riots
# Capitol Riots

Washington DC sues extremist groups over 6 January attack on US Capitol

Dec 14th 2021, 7:18 PM 9,837 Views 19 Comments

That 6 January attack saw hundreds of Trump supporters storm the seat of the US legislature.

# washington-dc - Thursday 23 September, 2021

Coveney to discuss Northern Ireland and Brexit issues as he meets Pelosi in Washington
# Stateside
# Stateside

Coveney to discuss Northern Ireland and Brexit issues as he meets Pelosi in Washington

Sep 23rd 2021, 8:40 AM 9,530 Views 25 Comments

Irish politicians in the US have rubbished claims by a UK minister that Joe Biden doesn’t understand Brexit.

# washington-dc - Tuesday 24 August, 2021

Proud Boys leader who burned Black Lives Matter banner sentenced to five months in jail
# Washington DC
# Washington DC

Proud Boys leader who burned Black Lives Matter banner sentenced to five months in jail

Aug 24th 2021, 11:30 AM 14,707 Views 0 Comments

Enrique Tarrio told the court he was “profusely” sorry for his actions.

# washington-dc - Thursday 19 August, 2021

Man threatening to detonate bomb near US Capitol surrenders
# Washington DC
# Washington DC

Man threatening to detonate bomb near US Capitol surrenders

Updated Aug 19th 2021, 8:23 PM 28,202 Views 23 Comments

Several buildings were evacuated as police negotiated with a man in a pickup truck threatening to detonate explosives near the site.

# washington-dc - Saturday 7 August, 2021

Man pleads guilty to assaulting officer during US Capitol riot
# Guilty
# Guilty

Man pleads guilty to assaulting officer during US Capitol riot

Aug 7th 2021, 12:56 PM 16,268 Views 34 Comments

The Justice Department has said that rioters assaulted approximately 140 police officers.

# washington-dc - Tuesday 3 August, 2021

'Multiple' injuries at Pentagon subway shooting that sees building locked down
# Washington DC
# Washington DC

'Multiple' injuries at Pentagon subway shooting that sees building locked down

Aug 3rd 2021, 6:10 PM 32,671 Views 27 Comments

Subway services were temporarily suspended and buses headed to the station were diverted to other stops.

# washington-dc - Sunday 18 July, 2021

Three people shot outside US baseball stadium as fans rush for the exits
# Washington DC
# Washington DC

Three people shot outside US baseball stadium as fans rush for the exits

Jul 18th 2021, 7:31 AM 39,495 Views 18 Comments

Police told reporters that this was not an active shooter situation and the incident took place outside the stadium.

# washington-dc - 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 20,789 Views 18 Comments

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

# washington-dc - Wednesday 9 June, 2021

Probe says Washington DC protest was not broken up because of Trump photo-op
# Black Lives Matter
# Black Lives Matter

Probe says Washington DC protest was not broken up because of Trump photo-op

Jun 9th 2021, 8:00 PM 15,813 Views 19 Comments

Park Police officials had already planned to clear the area for fencing installation, the investigation found.

# washington-dc - Tuesday 20 April, 2021

Biden administration backs bill to make Washington DC the 51st state
# Stars And Stripes
# Stars And Stripes

Biden administration backs bill to make Washington DC the 51st state

Apr 20th 2021, 5:56 PM 20,732 Views 38 Comments

The administration said the people of Washington DC deserve full representation in the US Congress.

# washington-dc - Thursday 11 February, 2021

White House declines to say if there is a St Patrick's Day invite for the Taoiseach
# Shamrock Bowl
# Shamrock Bowl

White House declines to say if there is a St Patrick's Day invite for the Taoiseach

Updated Feb 11th 2021, 7:29 PM 49,118 Views 202 Comments

The Taoiseach has said he would go if an in-person meeting was planned.

# washington-dc - Wednesday 20 January, 2021

When does it start? Is it on TV? Will there be music? Everything you need to know about the US inauguration
# Biden Time
# Biden Time

When does it start? Is it on TV? Will there be music? Everything you need to know about the US inauguration

Jan 20th 2021, 12:05 AM 52,944 Views 18 Comments

Joe Biden will be officially sworn-in as the 46th president of the United States today.

# washington-dc - Friday 15 January, 2021

Five-time Olympic medallist appears in US court over Washington riot
# Capitol Riots
# Capitol Riots

Five-time Olympic medallist appears in US court over Washington riot

Jan 15th 2021, 7:02 AM 47,243 Views 0 Comments

Klete Keller competed in the 2000, 2004 and 2008 Summer Olympics.

# washington-dc - Friday 8 January, 2021

'We're patriots on the front lines': Details emerge of Trump supporters who stormed the US Capitol
# Capitol Riots
# Capitol Riots

'We're patriots on the front lines': Details emerge of Trump supporters who stormed the US Capitol

Jan 8th 2021, 9:15 AM 75,395 Views 59 Comments

More than 90 people have been arrested following Wednesday’s protests.

# washington-dc - Thursday 7 January, 2021

Descent into chaos: 38 photos that tell the story of last night's violence and destruction in Washington
# Washington DC
# Washington DC

Descent into chaos: 38 photos that tell the story of last night's violence and destruction in Washington

Jan 7th 2021, 1:34 PM 60,742 Views 58 Comments

Here’s how the day unfolded.

US reeling after storming of Capitol: Here are the main points you need to know this morning
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

US reeling after storming of Capitol: Here are the main points you need to know this morning

Jan 7th 2021, 10:06 AM 21,676 Views 32 Comments

Trump supporters occupied the US Capitol building yesterday. Biden’s win has since been certified.

# washington-dc - Wednesday 6 January, 2021

Woman dies after being shot as Trump supporters storm US Capitol building
# Washington DC
# Washington DC

Woman dies after being shot as Trump supporters storm US Capitol building

Updated Jan 6th 2021, 11:20 PM 135,796 Views 159 Comments

Police said the victim was a white female shot in the shoulder, according to local reports.

# washington-dc - Saturday 14 November, 2020

Trump supporters set to descend on Washington DC for 'Million MAGA March'
# MAGApalooza
# MAGApalooza

Trump supporters set to descend on Washington DC for 'Million MAGA March'

Nov 14th 2020, 6:30 AM 43,404 Views 119 Comments

Various disparate groups of Trump supporters are planning to attend.

# washington-dc - Tuesday 11 August, 2020

Trump evacuated from press conference after man shot by Secret Service outside White House
# Washington DC
# Washington DC

Trump evacuated from press conference after man shot by Secret Service outside White House

Aug 11th 2020, 7:02 AM 48,808 Views 35 Comments

The US President later returned to address reporters after the incident yesterday evening.

# washington-dc - Thursday 12 March, 2020

Coronavirus: Trump suspends travel from most European countries - but not Ireland or UK
# Washington DC
# Washington DC

Coronavirus: Trump suspends travel from most European countries - but not Ireland or UK

Updated Mar 12th 2020, 8:08 AM 136,878 Views 234 Comments

The Taoseach was forced to leave a gala in Washington DC this evening to be briefed by his officals.

Taoiseach thanks US House Speaker for Brexit position: 'Nancy Pelosi's words matter'
# Washington DC
# Washington DC

Taoiseach thanks US House Speaker for Brexit position: 'Nancy Pelosi's words matter'

Mar 12th 2020, 12:57 AM 23,935 Views 57 Comments

Varadkar said her standpoint during a testing time in the Brexit negotiations “was timely, invaluable, and made a huge difference”.

# washington-dc - Wednesday 11 March, 2020

Ireland's Ambassador to the US says 'cool heads and trust in science' is needed to combat coronavirus
# Washington DC
# Washington DC

Ireland's Ambassador to the US says 'cool heads and trust in science' is needed to combat coronavirus

Mar 11th 2020, 8:55 PM 21,798 Views 53 Comments

The ambassador was addressing Irish and American businesses in Washington DC today.

Meeting between Taoiseach and US Vice President Mike Pence will be closed to the media again
# Leo In The Us
# Leo In The Us

Meeting between Taoiseach and US Vice President Mike Pence will be closed to the media again

Mar 11th 2020, 7:20 AM 19,949 Views 20 Comments

This is the second time the breakfast meeting will be held behind closed doors.

# washington-dc - Tuesday 10 March, 2020

New York's St Patrick's Day parade still set to go ahead despite coronavirus concerns
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

New York's St Patrick's Day parade still set to go ahead despite coronavirus concerns

Mar 10th 2020, 6:32 PM 27,837 Views 19 Comments

The Taoiseach cancelled the New York leg of his US trip yesterday.

# washington-dc - Monday 9 March, 2020

Taoiseach cuts St Patrick's Day trip short to deal with evolving coronavirus situation and will not travel to New York
# Washington DC
# Washington DC

Taoiseach cuts St Patrick's Day trip short to deal with evolving coronavirus situation and will not travel to New York

Updated Mar 9th 2020, 12:49 PM 48,227 Views 66 Comments

Leo Varadkar will travel to Washington DC as planned to meet President Trump.

# washington-dc - Sunday 1 March, 2020

Mary Lou is hoping to ride the crest of a wave of support all the way to the US this Patrick's Day
# Sinn Féin
# Sinn Féin

Mary Lou is hoping to ride the crest of a wave of support all the way to the US this Patrick's Day

Mar 1st 2020, 11:30 AM 22,690 Views 56 Comments

The party has never had much trouble in drumming up support in the States – though this year’s election result is likely to add to its publicity.

# washington-dc - Friday 20 September, 2019

One killed and five wounded in Washington DC shooting
# Us Capital
# Us Capital

One killed and five wounded in Washington DC shooting

Sep 20th 2019, 8:13 AM 31,798 Views 18 Comments

The incident occurred just a few kilometres from the White House.

# washington-dc - Monday 18 March, 2019

New intelligence unit to assess threats to State security will be set up by the end of the year
# Terror Threat
# Terror Threat

New intelligence unit to assess threats to State security will be set up by the end of the year

Mar 18th 2019, 8:15 AM 22,080 Views 28 Comments

Varadkar says Ireland is as prepared as any other country for a terror attack.

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