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# united-states - Wednesday 30 December, 2020

US Congressman-elect dies of Covid-19 aged 41
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US Congressman-elect dies of Covid-19 aged 41

Dec 30th 2020, 12:26 PM 46,674 Views 46 Comments

Republican Luke Letlow announced earlier this month that he had tested positive for Covid-19.

US detects first case of UK coronavirus variant in Colorado
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US detects first case of UK coronavirus variant in Colorado

Dec 30th 2020, 7:32 AM 9,779 Views 8 Comments

The case was confirmed in a man in his 20s who had no close contacts.

# united-states - Tuesday 29 December, 2020

Ohio police officer fired over fatal shooting of black man
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Ohio police officer fired over fatal shooting of black man

Dec 29th 2020, 8:43 AM 19,427 Views 21 Comments

Officer Adam Coy shot Andre Hill and refused to give him first aid for several minutes.

# united-states - Wednesday 23 December, 2020

White House virus expert who was criticised over Thanksgiving trip to retire
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White House virus expert who was criticised over Thanksgiving trip to retire

Dec 23rd 2020, 12:54 PM 29,994 Views 8 Comments

Dr Deborah Birx travelled to Delaware with family members from two households.

# united-states - Tuesday 22 December, 2020

The Explainer: RTÉ's Brian O'Donovan on reporting in Trump's America - and what 2021 holds for Biden
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The Explainer: RTÉ's Brian O'Donovan on reporting in Trump's America - and what 2021 holds for Biden

Dec 22nd 2020, 8:00 AM 11,944 Views 19 Comments

We talk to the Washington Correspondent about the past year.

# united-states - Monday 21 December, 2020

US charges Libyan over 1988 Lockerbie bombing
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US charges Libyan over 1988 Lockerbie bombing

Dec 21st 2020, 4:34 PM 7,079 Views 0 Comments

The charges were announced on the 32nd anniversary of the bombing.

$600 direct payments to most Americans as deal struck on almost $1 trillion in economic relief
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$600 direct payments to most Americans as deal struck on almost $1 trillion in economic relief

Dec 21st 2020, 8:13 AM 13,990 Views 12 Comments

The final agreement is the largest spending measure yet.

# united-states - Friday 18 December, 2020

US agency warns of ‘grave’ threat from long-undetected hack
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US agency warns of ‘grave’ threat from long-undetected hack

Dec 18th 2020, 7:14 AM 16,757 Views 9 Comments

The hack compromised federal agencies and “critical infrastructure” in a sophisticated attack.

# united-states - Tuesday 15 December, 2020

Poll: Do you think Joe Biden's presidency will benefit Ireland?
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Poll: Do you think Joe Biden's presidency will benefit Ireland?

Dec 15th 2020, 10:04 AM 31,948 Views 68 Comments

The Electoral College confirmed Biden as the US President-elect yesterday.

Biden praises US 'flame of democracy' and criticises Trump after Electoral College win
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Biden praises US 'flame of democracy' and criticises Trump after Electoral College win

Dec 15th 2020, 7:08 AM 35,814 Views 34 Comments

Electors confirmed Biden as the president-elect yesterday.

# united-states - Sunday 13 December, 2020

US country music singer Charley Pride dies aged 86
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US country music singer Charley Pride dies aged 86

Dec 13th 2020, 9:31 AM 26,138 Views 6 Comments

The singer died yesterday of Covid-19 complications.

Four stabbed and one shot after pro-Trump rallies in US
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Four stabbed and one shot after pro-Trump rallies in US

Dec 13th 2020, 8:00 AM 56,333 Views 100 Comments

Some Trump supporters held rallies in the US yesterday.

# united-states - Saturday 12 December, 2020

US to begin rollout of Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine as the country's death toll nears 300,000
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US to begin rollout of Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine as the country's death toll nears 300,000

Updated Dec 12th 2020, 6:51 PM 18,259 Views 8 Comments

It is the first Covid-19 vaccine approved in the US.

US Supreme Court rejects bid to overturn Joe Biden’s election victory
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US Supreme Court rejects bid to overturn Joe Biden’s election victory

Dec 12th 2020, 7:32 AM 66,434 Views 77 Comments

The Electoral College will meet this Monday to formally elect Biden as the next US president.

# united-states - Thursday 10 December, 2020

Facebook anti-trust lawsuits seek to divest Instagram and WhatsApp
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Facebook anti-trust lawsuits seek to divest Instagram and WhatsApp

Dec 10th 2020, 7:22 AM 13,621 Views 13 Comments

The Federal Trade Commission said Facebook has engaged in a “a systematic strategy” to eliminate its competition

# united-states - Monday 7 December, 2020

Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani tests positive for Covid-19
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Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani tests positive for Covid-19

Dec 7th 2020, 6:56 AM 26,867 Views 33 Comments

“Get better soon Rudy, we will carry on!!!” Trump tweeted yesterday.

# united-states - Sunday 6 December, 2020

US confirms record high Covid-19 cases for third day in a row
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US confirms record high Covid-19 cases for third day in a row

Dec 6th 2020, 12:41 PM 36,452 Views 53 Comments

The US recorded nearly 230,000 new infections and 2,527 Covid-related deaths yesterday alone.

# united-states - Thursday 3 December, 2020

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US tightens travel rules for Chinese Communist Party members

Dec 3rd 2020, 7:40 PM 12,337 Views 51 Comments

Previously, some visas were issued that permitted unlimited entries and could remain valid for as long as 10 years.

# united-states - Tuesday 1 December, 2020

No widespread voter fraud found in US presidential election, William Barr says
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No widespread voter fraud found in US presidential election, William Barr says

Dec 1st 2020, 10:02 PM 35,680 Views 64 Comments

Shortly after Barr’s statement was published, Trump tweeted out more baseless claims of voter fraud.

# united-states - Monday 30 November, 2020

Arizona certifies Biden’s election victory over Trump
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Arizona certifies Biden’s election victory over Trump

Nov 30th 2020, 9:13 PM 26,575 Views 36 Comments

He is just the second Democrat in 70 years to win the state.

# united-states - Wednesday 25 November, 2020

'Are they bouncing satellites off it?': Metal monolith discovered in Utah sparks mystery
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'Are they bouncing satellites off it?': Metal monolith discovered in Utah sparks mystery

Nov 25th 2020, 5:15 PM 41,463 Views 29 Comments

The object was discovered by local officials who were counting sheep from a helicopter.

# united-states - Tuesday 24 November, 2020

Biden says his team will show the US is back on the world stage
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Biden says his team will show the US is back on the world stage

Nov 24th 2020, 9:30 PM 17,711 Views 56 Comments

Joe Biden said that his team would ’embody my core beliefs that America is strongest when it works with its allies’.

# united-states - Friday 20 November, 2020

Joe Biden wins Georgia after hand recount affirms lead
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Joe Biden wins Georgia after hand recount affirms lead

Nov 20th 2020, 6:59 AM 33,833 Views 31 Comments

No individual county showed a variation in margin larger than 0.73%.

# united-states - Tuesday 10 November, 2020

US Election: Four states yet to be called by some media outlets as counts continue
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US Election: Four states yet to be called by some media outlets as counts continue

Nov 10th 2020, 1:27 PM 29,037 Views 36 Comments

The states still to be called by some outlets are: Arizona, Georgia, North Carolina and Alaska.

# united-states - Monday 9 November, 2020

Biden seeks to move quickly and build out his administration
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Biden seeks to move quickly and build out his administration

Nov 9th 2020, 6:49 AM 21,804 Views 14 Comments

Donald Trump has yet to acknowledge Joe Biden’s victory and vowed to mount legal challenges in several closely contested states that decided the race.

# united-states - Saturday 7 November, 2020

The key moments from an epic US presidential election count over the past four days
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The key moments from an epic US presidential election count over the past four days

Nov 7th 2020, 5:24 PM 15,207 Views 8 Comments

It’s hard to choose singular moments from a blockbuster election count. Here are the main events.

# united-states - Friday 6 November, 2020

US daily Covid-19 cases hit new record, topping 120,000
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US daily Covid-19 cases hit new record, topping 120,000

Nov 6th 2020, 9:59 AM 15,824 Views 21 Comments

The country reported 123,085 new infections between 8.30pm Wednesday and 8.30 pm yesterday.

US Election: Here are the main points to know as of Thursday evening
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US Election: Here are the main points to know as of Thursday evening

Nov 6th 2020, 12:40 AM 159,162 Views 79 Comments

Joe Biden now has 264 electoral college votes – just six shy of the presidency.

# united-states - Thursday 5 November, 2020

Did the US election polls get it right this time around? Here's what we know so far
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Did the US election polls get it right this time around? Here's what we know so far

Nov 5th 2020, 8:34 PM 17,611 Views 10 Comments

It’s still too soon to judge the total accuracy of US pollsters, but let’s take a look at current knowledge.

'This is not over': Election observers criticise Trump's 'baseless accusations' and say it is 'vital' that every ballot is counted
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'This is not over': Election observers criticise Trump's 'baseless accusations' and say it is 'vital' that every ballot is counted

Nov 5th 2020, 9:04 AM 23,247 Views 34 Comments

A report drawn up by a group of international observers has found there were deliberate attempts by Trump to undermine the election process.

# united-states - Wednesday 4 November, 2020

US Election: Here are the main points to know so far
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US Election: Here are the main points to know so far

Updated Nov 4th 2020, 10:15 PM 249,102 Views 66 Comments

The momentum is with Joe Biden as America awaits the final results.

Dominic Raab insists UK-US relationship will remain strong whoever is in White House
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Dominic Raab insists UK-US relationship will remain strong whoever is in White House

Nov 4th 2020, 10:45 AM 7,965 Views 5 Comments

The UK Foreign Secretary said he would not ‘sucked in’ to a debate over postal votes after Donald Trump branded the election ‘a fraud’.

# united-states - Tuesday 3 November, 2020

The challenges facing US media outlets this year in projecting the next elected president
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The challenges facing US media outlets this year in projecting the next elected president

Nov 3rd 2020, 11:21 PM 11,750 Views 3 Comments

Media outlets play a significant role in analysing election data and projecting a winner.

# united-states - Friday 30 October, 2020

The Explainer LIVE: What could Trump's legacy be?
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The Explainer LIVE: What could Trump's legacy be?

Oct 30th 2020, 7:15 AM 12,207 Views 46 Comments

What mark will his work between 2017 and 2021 leave on the United States?

# united-states - Wednesday 28 October, 2020

Family of police shooting victim were seeking help for mental health crisis
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Family of police shooting victim were seeking help for mental health crisis

Oct 28th 2020, 7:08 AM 24,450 Views 41 Comments

The two officers each fired at least seven rounds – at least 14 total shots – at Mr Wallace.

# united-states - Monday 26 October, 2020

Donald Trump and Joe Biden enter final full week of campaigning
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Donald Trump and Joe Biden enter final full week of campaigning

Oct 26th 2020, 10:07 AM 28,844 Views 123 Comments

The president is expected to visit a dozen states as the clock ticks down to election day while Biden is also set to step up his campaign.

Explainer: The next US president may not be announced on election night as normal - here's why
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Explainer: The next US president may not be announced on election night as normal - here's why

Oct 26th 2020, 12:05 AM 77,482 Views 46 Comments

Will the next president be decided on 3 November?

# united-states - Saturday 24 October, 2020

US sets coronavirus infection record as deaths climb towards 224,000
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US sets coronavirus infection record as deaths climb towards 224,000

Updated Oct 24th 2020, 1:30 PM 54,907 Views 34 Comments

Several states are reeling as the virus continues to spread.

Poll: Will you stay up to watch the US election?
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Poll: Will you stay up to watch the US election?

Oct 24th 2020, 10:20 AM 48,416 Views 68 Comments

TheJournal.ie will have you covered on the night and throughout the following day as results pour in.

Trump continues to push on Joe Biden’s oil comments
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Trump continues to push on Joe Biden’s oil comments

Oct 24th 2020, 8:25 AM 40,095 Views 99 Comments

The president told a rally that voters in states such as Texas and Pennsylvania oppose a transition away from the oil industry.