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#United States

# united-states - Friday 19 April, 2019

From TheJournal.ie US couple sentenced to life in prison for imprisoning 12 of their children California

US couple sentenced to life in prison for imprisoning 12 of their children

David Allen Turpin and Louise Anna Turpin pleaded guilty.

# united-states - Wednesday 17 April, 2019

From TheJournal.ie FDA orders medical device companies to stop selling pelvic mesh Vaginal Mesh

FDA orders medical device companies to stop selling pelvic mesh

The FDA said it couldn’t assure women that these devices were safe and effective longterm.

# united-states - Friday 5 April, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Ex-convict charged with claiming to be missing boy Timmothy Pitzen This post contains videos

Ex-convict charged with claiming to be missing boy

The FBI declared Rini’s story a hoax after performing a DNA test.

# united-states - Thursday 4 April, 2019

From TheJournal.ie A US teenager has come forward to say he is a young boy missing since 2011 Timmothy Pitzen

A US teenager has come forward to say he is a young boy missing since 2011

Timmothy Pitzen has not been seen since his mother died by suicide.

# united-states - Tuesday 2 April, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'Grave breaches': Trump's White House reversed security clearance details US Congress

'Grave breaches': Trump's White House reversed security clearance details

White House security adviser Tricia Newbold has detailed “grave breaches of national security”.

# united-states - Sunday 3 March, 2019

From TheJournal.ie SpaceX Dragon capsule docks with International Space Station NASA

SpaceX Dragon capsule docks with International Space Station

The announcement was met with applause at the Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas.

From TheJournal.ie Trump gives mammoth two-hour speech attacking Democrats, 'socialism' and the Russia investigation United States

Trump gives mammoth two-hour speech attacking Democrats, 'socialism' and the Russia investigation

Trump’s speech came as he sought to move on from a bruising week in domestic and international politics.

# united-states - Saturday 23 February, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Long identified as staunch friends of Israel, Democrats are now being accused of anti-semitism Anti-Semitism

Long identified as staunch friends of Israel, Democrats are now being accused of anti-semitism

The claims have echoes of those against Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour.

# united-states - Saturday 16 February, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Larry Donnelly: Too many observers have been unable or unwilling to come to grips with Trump’s appeal Opinion

Larry Donnelly: Too many observers have been unable or unwilling to come to grips with Trump’s appeal

I still find it difficult to believe that he is President Trump. I wish it weren’t so. But it is.

# united-states - Tuesday 5 February, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Hawaii is considering a law to ban cigarettes being sold to anyone under 100 Age Limit

Hawaii is considering a law to ban cigarettes being sold to anyone under 100

The proposed law would effectively amount to a cigarette ban by 2024.

# united-states - Sunday 3 February, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Virginia Governor now says he wasn't in KKK and blackface photo on his yearbook page Racism Row This post contains videos

Virginia Governor now says he wasn't in KKK and blackface photo on his yearbook page

Ralph Northam on Friday apologised for the photo.

# united-states - Friday 1 February, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Catholic diocese in Texas publishes list of 300 priests accused of sexual abuse Catholic Church

Catholic diocese in Texas publishes list of 300 priests accused of sexual abuse

The diocese says it’s part of an effort to bring about the restoration of trust.

# united-states - Sunday 27 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Police search for 'armed and dangerous' man accused of killing parents and 3 others in shootings Louisiana

Police search for 'armed and dangerous' man accused of killing parents and 3 others in shootings

Dakota Theriot was being sought on first-degree murder and other charges.

# united-states - Tuesday 22 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie US Supreme Court allows for Trump's restrictions on transgender troops to come into effect Military

US Supreme Court allows for Trump's restrictions on transgender troops to come into effect

The high court today reversed lower-court orders preventing the Pentagon from implementing its plans.

# united-states - Sunday 6 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Trump confirms that US military has killed architect of 2000 USS Cole bombing

Trump confirms that US military has killed architect of 2000 USS Cole bombing

The military said Friday that Al-Qaeda operative Jamal al-Badawi was believed to have been killed in a precision strike in Yemen.

# united-states - Friday 4 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Close to a million Ford cars recalled to replace airbag inflators that can explode and hurl shrapnel Recall

Close to a million Ford cars recalled to replace airbag inflators that can explode and hurl shrapnel

The move includes over 782,000 vehicles in the US and is part of the largest series of recalls in US history.

# united-states - Thursday 3 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie US visa bill for Irish graduates scuppered by single US senator Deadline Passes

US visa bill for Irish graduates scuppered by single US senator

The bill was passed in the US House of Representatives without the need for a vote early in December but then hit a serious roadblock in the Senate.

# united-states - Friday 28 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Trump threatens to shut US-Mexico border 'entirely' if Congress doesn't approve wall funding Shutdown

Trump threatens to shut US-Mexico border 'entirely' if Congress doesn't approve wall funding

Democrats are refusing to provide $5 billion for Trump’s border wall project.

# united-states - Thursday 27 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'It's pretty sad': Trump acknowledges security concerns over surprise trip to Iraq Troops

'It's pretty sad': Trump acknowledges security concerns over surprise trip to Iraq

The US President says his concerns were for the First Lady, not for himself.

# united-states - Wednesday 26 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: St Stephen's Day 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: St Stephen's Day

Here’s all the news you need to know this morning.

# united-states - Friday 21 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Revenue hits international pharma company with €1.6 billion tax demand Tax Bill

Revenue hits international pharma company with €1.6 billion tax demand

The matter relates to the 2013 sale by Elan of the intellectual property the MS drug Tysabri.

# united-states - Wednesday 19 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Yemeni mother granted leave to enter US to see dying two-year-old son Yemen

Yemeni mother granted leave to enter US to see dying two-year-old son

Abdullah Hassan, a US citizen like his father, suffers from a rare genetic brain condition and is on life support.

# united-states - Monday 17 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie North Korea condemns US sanctions, says they could 'block the path to denuclearisation' Sanctions

North Korea condemns US sanctions, says they could 'block the path to denuclearisation'

The warning from the North yesterday came days after the US said it was imposing sanctions on three senior North Korean officials.

# united-states - Sunday 16 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Trump's interior secretary denies he is quitting over the multiple investigations into him Ryan Zinke

Trump's interior secretary denies he is quitting over the multiple investigations into him

In his resignation letter, Zinke said there had been “vicious and politically motivated attacks” against him.

# united-states - Friday 14 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Man (79) to be extradited to US over FBI's claims he produces child pornography High Court

Man (79) to be extradited to US over FBI's claims he produces child pornography

The US-Irish citizen, who cannot be identified for legal reasons, had objected to his extradition to New York.

# united-states - Wednesday 12 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Judge orders Stormy Daniels to pay Donald Trump nearly $300,000 in legal fees Defamation

Judge orders Stormy Daniels to pay Donald Trump nearly $300,000 in legal fees

Daniels in her dismissed suit had accused Trump of defamation for characterising as a “total con job” her claims of a presidential affair.

# united-states - Tuesday 11 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Huawei executive detained in Canada seeks bail and electronic monitoring Sanctions

Huawei executive detained in Canada seeks bail and electronic monitoring

Meng Wanzhou faces US fraud charges related to alleged sanctions-breaking dealings with Iran.

# united-states - Saturday 8 December, 2018

England, Scotland drawn alongside Japan in same Women's World Cup group

World champions United States are drawn alongside Sweden, Thailand and Chile.

# united-states - Friday 7 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Trump nominates lawyer who served under George HW Bush as attorney general Attorney General

Trump nominates lawyer who served under George HW Bush as attorney general

Trump made the announcement while departing the White House for a trip to Missouri.

# united-states - Friday 30 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Saudi Arabia's leader meets Trump and others for first time since journalist's killing G20 Summit

Saudi Arabia's leader meets Trump and others for first time since journalist's killing

The summit marks a quick return to the international stage for Prince Mohammed after the kingdom came under fire for the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

# united-states - Tuesday 27 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Ukrainian president warns of threat of 'full-scale war' with Russia Tensions

Ukrainian president warns of threat of 'full-scale war' with Russia

Russia and Ukraine have blamed each other for Sunday’s confrontation in the Kerch Strait, which links the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov.

# united-states - Thursday 15 November, 2018

Wayne Rooney makes 120th and final appearance as Three Lions ease past USA

Goals from Jesse Lingard, Trent Alexander-Arnold and Callum Wilson saw England see off the USA.

From TheJournal.ie Texas executes Mexican man who killed his wife and two young children Texas

Texas executes Mexican man who killed his wife and two young children

Mexico and human rights groups have long maintained that Roberto Ramos was not informed of his legal rights.

# united-states - Saturday 3 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'The vote was built on hate': Brazilians in Ireland react to election of far-right president Bolsonaro Jair Bolsonaro

'The vote was built on hate': Brazilians in Ireland react to election of far-right president Bolsonaro

The far-right politician has previously said he is “very proud” to be homophobic.

# united-states - Wednesday 31 October, 2018

We could see an extra 16 teams at the next World Cup

Accommodating more sides would vastly complicate Qatar’s task in preparing for the competition.

# united-states - Saturday 27 October, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'Must concern us all greatly': Pentagon Chief Jim Mattis on murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi

'Must concern us all greatly': Pentagon Chief Jim Mattis on murder of Saudi journalist

Mattis told a security conference that the US “does not tolerate this kind of ruthless action.

# united-states - Thursday 18 October, 2018

Down Under! Ireland international O'Sullivan seals move to Australia after stellar campaign in North Carolina

Cork midfielder Denise O’Sullivan has joined Canberra United as the club’s guest player for 2018/19.

# united-states - Monday 1 October, 2018

Reed takes a swipe at Spieth and Furyk after USA's Ryder Cup hammering

“For somebody as successful in the Ryder Cup as I am, I don’t think it’s smart to sit me twice.”

# united-states - Sunday 30 September, 2018

Phil Mickelson hails 'phenomenal leadership' at Ryder Cup as beaten USA present united front

Phil Mickelson’s criticism of the US captain dominated the headlines after the 2014 Ryder Cup, but there was no repeat at Le Golf National.

From TheJournal.ie 'We fell in love': Trump on exchanging letters with Kim Jong-un From North Korea With Love

'We fell in love': Trump on exchanging letters with Kim Jong-un

Trump told a cheering crowd at a campaign rally that there was once tough talk “back and forth” between him and the North Korean leader.

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