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# Washington

All time
# United States
Trump set to okay release of explosive memo alleging abuse of power in the FBI
“The president is OK with it,” an official told AFP, in relation to releasing the memo.
# rose garden address
Trump tells rally 'America's abortion laws are wrong and must change'
Trump addressed the annual ‘march for life’ protest in Washington from the White House’s Rose Garden.
# Washington
Derailed train was going 80mph in a 30mph zone
Authorities said the death toll may rise from yesterday’s crash.
# Pierce County
Multiple fatalities and injuries after Washington train derails onto highway
It’s not yet known what caused the incident.
RTÉ announces Brian O'Donovan as its new Washington correspondent
O’Donovan is taking over from Caitríona Perry.
# North Korea
US warns North Korean leadership will be 'utterly destroyed' if war breaks out
“If war comes, make no mistake – The North Korean regime will be utterly destroyed.”
# Maryland
Man beheaded by notorious gang near Washington
President Donald Trump has vowed to wipe out the violent gang.
# Flying High
Wentz soars as Eagles claim impressive win over Washington
The Philadelphia Eagles improved to 6-1 this season..
# undefeated
Alex Smith keeps Chiefs unbeaten with dramatic win over Washington
The Kansas City Chiefs remained unbeaten in the NFL with a hard-fought win over Washington.
# american embassy
US withdraws diplomatic staff in Cuba over mystery 'sonic attacks'
The attacks of an unknown nature have targeted at least 21 US embassy staff in Havana over the past few months, the US said.
# Washington
One killed and three injured at high school shooting in tiny US town
The shooter has been arrested.
# California
Hundreds of homes evacuated due to 'biggest fire in Los Angeles history'
The LA fire is one of several major fires burning in the western United States.
# Spray Paint
Abraham Lincoln Memorial defaced in Washington DC
The graffiti appeared to say ‘F*** law’.
# Get Out
Vladimir Putin says more than 750 US diplomatic staff will have to leave Russia
The call is in response to fresh US sanctions against Moscow.
# Washington
Former US presidential candidate John McCain diagnosed with brain cancer
McCain has been one of the more moderate Republican voices in Washington DC during the first six months of Donald Trump’s presidency.
# State Visit
It looks like Donald Trump will get his banquet with Queen Elizabeth II after all
There had been doubts over a State visit to the UK but it now looks like it will happen next year.
# Washington
'I'm tired of taking it': Reporter who called out White House spokesperson says press are being bullied
Brian Karem interrupted White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders during a briefing yesterday.
# Washington
Man files for separation after 12 years of marriage to woman who raped him when he was 12
They began an affair when he was 12 and she was 34, they have two children together.
# crisis mode
Donald Trump's worst week in Washington
It’s been a tough week for the US President.
# Washington
US facing calls to act after Turkish guards use violence on protesters
Both Republicans and Democrats say there must be consequences for the guards’ actions.
# Seattle
Somehow nobody was injured when this plane hit power lines and crashed onto a road
A number of vehicles were damaged.
# great and beautiful wall
Donald Trump backs down on funding demand for Mexico border wall
The US President insists that the wall will be built, however.
# Ground Zero
FBI releases never-before-seen images of 9/11 attack on the Pentagon
The photos show the mass destruction at the site.
'By any objective measure, Enda Kenny acquitted himself and the Irish people honourably'
Enda Kenny had a difficult tightrope to walk and he performed admirably writes Larry Donnelly.
# stellaaaa!!!
The Northeast US is a slippery mess thanks to Storm Stella
Flights were cancelled across the region – but things are expected to get back to normal in the next 24 hours.
# cancelled events
Snowstorm changes Enda Kenny's US plans
An event honouring John F Kennedy in Boston is among those to have been cancelled.
# New Order
US judge refuses to rule on Trump's latest travel ban
Judge James Robart said a complaint over the revised ban needed to be filed before he could rule.
# modified
Trump's revised travel ban facing new court challenges
Hawaii filed the first suit on Tuesday.
# hate crime
Seattle Sikh man told 'go back to your own country' before being shot
Recently, South Asians have been on edge after a deadly shooting in a suburban Kansas City bar that the FBI is investigating as a hate crime.
Photos: At least 20 people arrested after clashes as hundreds rally in support of Trump
A dagger, metal pipes, bats, pieces of lumber and bricks were confiscated in California.
# Paddy's Day
The Taoiseach WILL go to Washington (and here's where all his ministers are heading)
Let the annual Paddy’s Day exodus commence…
# i am important
Trump's inauguration has finally got the Bad Lip Reading treatment
And it’s excellent.
# bon voyage
'We've really been milking this goodbye' - Obama makes final speech before heading on holiday
The former president is going on vacation to California with his wife Michelle.
# Disrupt J20
Police use tear gas in Washington DC protests during President Trump's inauguration
Demonstrators have pledged to continue protesting during Trump’s presidency.
# moscow calling
Watch: The bizarre moment US news network C-Span was 'taken over' by Russia Today
Russia Today is the Moscow-backed English language new network.
# Monumental work
Tourists won't be able to go up the Washington Monument for at least two years
A new elevator will be installed in the towering landmark.
# Washington DC
Man who fired rifle inside 'pizzagate' restaurant says he was investigating fake news
The pizzeria was the subject of a bogus report that alleged it was at the centre of a child sex ring organised by Hillary Clinton.
# Belmont
Gunman who killed five at shopping centre arrested - but police say no terrorist links
One victim was 16 and had survived cancer.
# burlington
Four women and a man dead after shooting at Washington shopping centre
The shooter is still at large.
# LA Woe Man
49ers leave LA fans wondering were they better off without an NFL team
The Rams were atrocious last night.