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# washington - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

Abraham Lincoln Memorial defaced in Washington DC
# Spray Paint
# Spray Paint

Abraham Lincoln Memorial defaced in Washington DC

Aug 16th 2017, 10:04 AM 25,638 Views 132 Comments

The graffiti appeared to say ‘F*** law’.

# washington - Monday 31 July, 2017

Vladimir Putin says more than 750 US diplomatic staff will have to leave Russia
# Get Out
# Get Out

Vladimir Putin says more than 750 US diplomatic staff will have to leave Russia

Jul 31st 2017, 7:08 AM 15,057 Views 50 Comments

The call is in response to fresh US sanctions against Moscow.

# washington - Thursday 20 July, 2017

Former US presidential candidate John McCain diagnosed with brain cancer
# Washington
# Washington

Former US presidential candidate John McCain diagnosed with brain cancer

Jul 20th 2017, 7:17 AM 19,072 Views 54 Comments

McCain has been one of the more moderate Republican voices in Washington DC during the first six months of Donald Trump’s presidency.

# washington - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

It looks like Donald Trump will get his banquet with Queen Elizabeth II after all
# State Visit
# State Visit

It looks like Donald Trump will get his banquet with Queen Elizabeth II after all

Jul 11th 2017, 12:37 PM 12,460 Views 26 Comments

There had been doubts over a State visit to the UK but it now looks like it will happen next year.

# washington - Wednesday 28 June, 2017

'I'm tired of taking it': Reporter who called out White House spokesperson says press are being bullied
# Washington
# Washington

'I'm tired of taking it': Reporter who called out White House spokesperson says press are being bullied

Jun 28th 2017, 9:30 PM 35,222 Views 33 Comments

Brian Karem interrupted White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders during a briefing yesterday.

# washington - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

Man files for separation after 12 years of marriage to woman who raped him when he was 12
# Washington
# Washington

Man files for separation after 12 years of marriage to woman who raped him when he was 12

May 31st 2017, 10:57 PM 84,433 Views 79 Comments

They began an affair when he was 12 and she was 34, they have two children together.

# washington - Saturday 20 May, 2017

Donald Trump's worst week in Washington
# Crisis Mode
# Crisis Mode

Donald Trump's worst week in Washington

May 20th 2017, 7:40 AM 16,723 Views 83 Comments

It’s been a tough week for the US President.

# washington - Friday 19 May, 2017

US facing calls to act after Turkish guards use violence on protesters
# Washington
# Washington

US facing calls to act after Turkish guards use violence on protesters

May 19th 2017, 10:29 PM 16,039 Views 29 Comments

Both Republicans and Democrats say there must be consequences for the guards’ actions.

# washington - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

Somehow nobody was injured when this plane hit power lines and crashed onto a road
# Seattle
# Seattle

Somehow nobody was injured when this plane hit power lines and crashed onto a road

May 3rd 2017, 10:46 PM 18,014 Views 9 Comments

A number of vehicles were damaged.

# washington - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

Donald Trump backs down on funding demand for Mexico border wall
# Great And Beautiful Wall
# Great And Beautiful Wall

Donald Trump backs down on funding demand for Mexico border wall

Apr 26th 2017, 7:21 AM 20,173 Views 69 Comments

The US President insists that the wall will be built, however.

# washington - Friday 31 March, 2017

FBI releases never-before-seen images of 9/11 attack on the Pentagon
# Ground Zero
# Ground Zero

FBI releases never-before-seen images of 9/11 attack on the Pentagon

Mar 31st 2017, 10:53 PM 89,197 Views 190 Comments

The photos show the mass destruction at the site.

# washington - Saturday 18 March, 2017

'By any objective measure, Enda Kenny acquitted himself and the Irish people honourably'
# Enda In Trumpland
# Enda In Trumpland

'By any objective measure, Enda Kenny acquitted himself and the Irish people honourably'

Mar 18th 2017, 7:20 AM 192 Views 101 Comments

Enda Kenny had a difficult tightrope to walk and he performed admirably writes Larry Donnelly.

# washington - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

The Northeast US is a slippery mess thanks to Storm Stella
# Stellaaaa!!!
# Stellaaaa!!!

The Northeast US is a slippery mess thanks to Storm Stella

Mar 15th 2017, 8:31 AM 15,773 Views 9 Comments

Flights were cancelled across the region – but things are expected to get back to normal in the next 24 hours.

# washington - Monday 13 March, 2017

Snowstorm changes Enda Kenny's US plans
# Cancelled Events
# Cancelled Events

Snowstorm changes Enda Kenny's US plans

Mar 13th 2017, 7:03 PM 26,816 Views 42 Comments

An event honouring John F Kennedy in Boston is among those to have been cancelled.

# washington - Saturday 11 March, 2017

US judge refuses to rule on Trump's latest travel ban
# New Order
# New Order

US judge refuses to rule on Trump's latest travel ban

Mar 11th 2017, 8:13 AM 17,188 Views 29 Comments

Judge James Robart said a complaint over the revised ban needed to be filed before he could rule.

# washington - Friday 10 March, 2017

Trump's revised travel ban facing new court challenges
# Modified
# Modified

Trump's revised travel ban facing new court challenges

Mar 10th 2017, 7:37 AM 11,274 Views 41 Comments

Hawaii filed the first suit on Tuesday.

# washington - Sunday 5 March, 2017

Seattle Sikh man told 'go back to your own country' before being shot
# Hate Crime
# Hate Crime

Seattle Sikh man told 'go back to your own country' before being shot

Mar 5th 2017, 12:15 PM 15,300 Views 26 Comments

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
# USA
# USA

Photos: At least 20 people arrested after clashes as hundreds rally in support of Trump

Mar 5th 2017, 10:40 AM 31,865 Views 102 Comments

A dagger, metal pipes, bats, pieces of lumber and bricks were confiscated in California.

# washington - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

The Taoiseach WILL go to Washington (and here's where all his ministers are heading)
# Paddy's Day
# Paddy's Day

The Taoiseach WILL go to Washington (and here's where all his ministers are heading)

Feb 21st 2017, 7:21 PM 35,572 Views 147 Comments

Let the annual Paddy’s Day exodus commence…

# washington - Thursday 26 January, 2017

Trump's inauguration has finally got the Bad Lip Reading treatment
# I Am Important
From The Daily Edge
# I Am Important

Trump's inauguration has finally got the Bad Lip Reading treatment

Jan 26th 2017, 7:58 AM 6,840 Views 1 Comment

And it’s excellent.

# washington - Friday 20 January, 2017

'We've really been milking this goodbye' - Obama makes final speech before heading on holiday
# Bon Voyage
# Bon Voyage

'We've really been milking this goodbye' - Obama makes final speech before heading on holiday

Jan 20th 2017, 10:13 PM 22,028 Views 42 Comments

The former president is going on vacation to California with his wife Michelle.

Police use tear gas in Washington DC protests during President Trump's inauguration
# Disrupt J20
# Disrupt J20

Police use tear gas in Washington DC protests during President Trump's inauguration

Jan 20th 2017, 5:50 PM 18,374 Views 98 Comments

Demonstrators have pledged to continue protesting during Trump’s presidency.

# washington - Thursday 12 January, 2017

Watch: The bizarre moment US news network C-Span was 'taken over' by Russia Today
# Moscow Calling
# Moscow Calling

Watch: The bizarre moment US news network C-Span was 'taken over' by Russia Today

Jan 12th 2017, 10:54 PM 28,804 Views 31 Comments

Russia Today is the Moscow-backed English language new network.

# washington - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

Tourists won't be able to go up the Washington Monument for at least two years
# Monumental Work
# Monumental Work

Tourists won't be able to go up the Washington Monument for at least two years

Dec 21st 2016, 1:00 PM 7,814 Views 13 Comments

A new elevator will be installed in the towering landmark.

# washington - Monday 5 December, 2016

Man who fired rifle inside 'pizzagate' restaurant says he was investigating fake news
# Washington DC
# Washington DC

Man who fired rifle inside 'pizzagate' restaurant says he was investigating fake news

Dec 5th 2016, 10:14 AM 16,111 Views 0 Comments

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.

# washington - Sunday 25 September, 2016

Gunman who killed five at shopping centre arrested - but police say no terrorist links
# Belmont
# Belmont

Gunman who killed five at shopping centre arrested - but police say no terrorist links

Sep 25th 2016, 7:36 AM 10,653 Views 27 Comments

One victim was 16 and had survived cancer.

# washington - Saturday 24 September, 2016

Four women and a man dead after shooting at Washington shopping centre
# Burlington
# Burlington

Four women and a man dead after shooting at Washington shopping centre

Sep 24th 2016, 7:22 AM 26,277 Views 25 Comments

The shooter is still at large.

# washington - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

49ers leave LA fans wondering were they better off without an NFL team
# LA Woe Man
From The42
# LA Woe Man

49ers leave LA fans wondering were they better off without an NFL team

Sep 13th 2016, 9:41 AM 7,175 Views 3 Comments

The Rams were atrocious last night.

# washington - Monday 30 May, 2016

Donald Trump was disappointed his crowds weren't as big as Martin Luther King's
# Dream On
# Dream On

Donald Trump was disappointed his crowds weren't as big as Martin Luther King's

May 30th 2016, 10:05 AM 20,314 Views 82 Comments

Trump says it was because they weren’t let into the Washington Momument.

# washington - Tuesday 17 May, 2016

St Patrick's Day flights for Taoiseach's entourage cost €37,334
# Washington
# Washington

St Patrick's Day flights for Taoiseach's entourage cost €37,334

May 17th 2016, 6:02 AM 29,406 Views 133 Comments

Delays and uncertainty in the formation of a new government meant the tickets were booked just four days in advance – costing €9,257 for Enda Kenny alone.

# washington - Sunday 1 May, 2016

Obama drops the mic and roasts Trump at his final White House Correspondents’ Dinner
# Obama Out
# Obama Out

Obama drops the mic and roasts Trump at his final White House Correspondents’ Dinner

May 1st 2016, 7:51 AM 52,731 Views 51 Comments

The annual gag-fest for politicians and journalists was held last night.

# washington - Friday 8 April, 2016

Man accused of torturing woman to death escapes psychiatric hospital
# Washington
# Washington

Man accused of torturing woman to death escapes psychiatric hospital

Apr 8th 2016, 8:40 AM 29,015 Views 33 Comments

28-year-old Anthony Garver stands accused of stabbing a woman to death after tying her to a bed with electrical cords.

# washington - Tuesday 29 March, 2016

Man shot by US police after drawing weapon on Capitol Hill
# Washington
# Washington

Man shot by US police after drawing weapon on Capitol Hill

Mar 29th 2016, 7:35 AM 10,736 Views 5 Comments

A female bystander suffered what police said appeared to be minor injuries and was hospitalised.

# washington - Tuesday 15 March, 2016

Hatchet-swinging attacker shot dead by shop customer
# Washington
# Washington

Hatchet-swinging attacker shot dead by shop customer

Mar 15th 2016, 8:50 AM 22,980 Views 63 Comments

The customer was in possession of a concealed-weapon permit.

# washington - Friday 11 March, 2016

Former Putin press secretary died of 'blunt force trauma' in Washington hotel
# Mikhail Lesin
# Mikhail Lesin

Former Putin press secretary died of 'blunt force trauma' in Washington hotel

Mar 11th 2016, 8:10 AM 21,938 Views 26 Comments

Russian state media had said Mikhail Lesin died of a heart attack.

# washington - Wednesday 9 March, 2016

Shooting suspect with 'Martian master race' manifesto arrested at White House
# Kyle Odom
# Kyle Odom

Shooting suspect with 'Martian master race' manifesto arrested at White House

Mar 9th 2016, 9:20 PM 15,324 Views 20 Comments

Kyle Odom, a former Marine from Idaho, has a history of mental illness.

# washington - Saturday 27 February, 2016

'It's a terrible tragedy': Five dead in apparent family murder-suicide
# Washington
# Washington

'It's a terrible tragedy': Five dead in apparent family murder-suicide

Feb 27th 2016, 10:48 AM 20,879 Views 11 Comments

A 12-year-old girl survived the carnage.

# washington - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

Five shot, two killed in 'targeted' attack at Seattle homeless camp
# The Jungle
# The Jungle

Five shot, two killed in 'targeted' attack at Seattle homeless camp

Jan 27th 2016, 9:15 AM 8,958 Views 0 Comments

Police are hunting for two men in the wake of the shooting.

# washington - Monday 11 January, 2016

It wasn't always pretty, but Packers set up a playoff showdown with the Cardinals
# Go Pack Go
From The42
# Go Pack Go

It wasn't always pretty, but Packers set up a playoff showdown with the Cardinals

Jan 11th 2016, 1:14 AM 4,263 Views 6 Comments

Green Bay ran out 35-18 winners against Washington.

# washington - Thursday 24 December, 2015

Whoops: Over 3,000 US prisoners mistakenly freed early
# Computer Glitch
# Computer Glitch

Whoops: Over 3,000 US prisoners mistakenly freed early

Dec 24th 2015, 2:27 PM 12,208 Views 6 Comments

“Frankly, it is maddening,” the governor of Washington state said.