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# united-states - Wednesday 22 July, 2020

Donald Trump sending ‘surge’ of federal agents into US cities
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Donald Trump sending ‘surge’ of federal agents into US cities

Jul 22nd 2020, 10:36 PM 42,555 Views 77 Comments

Hundreds have already been sent to Kansas City to help quell violence.

# united-states - Saturday 18 July, 2020

Covid-19: US posts record 77,638 new cases in 24 hours
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Covid-19: US posts record 77,638 new cases in 24 hours

Jul 18th 2020, 9:44 AM 36,877 Views 92 Comments

It’s the third day in a row that a new daily record has been set in the world’s hardest-hit country.

# united-states - Thursday 16 July, 2020

Concerns raised over US troop flights into Shannon after plane arrives from army base in Tennessee
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Concerns raised over US troop flights into Shannon after plane arrives from army base in Tennessee

Jul 16th 2020, 12:25 PM 48,719 Views 67 Comments

Flight OY-545 arrived at Shannon Airport this morning from Fort Campbell in Tennessee

The Explainer: Why are tourists able to visit Ireland right now?
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The Explainer: Why are tourists able to visit Ireland right now?

Jul 16th 2020, 11:45 AM 16,420 Views 11 Comments

And are they actually legally required to quarantine?

Covid-19: United States posts record 67,632 new cases in 24 hours
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Covid-19: United States posts record 67,632 new cases in 24 hours

Jul 16th 2020, 7:14 AM 31,490 Views 40 Comments

The death toll currently stands at more than 136,400.

# united-states - Tuesday 14 July, 2020

Daniel Lewis Lee executed by lethal injection in Indiana
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Daniel Lewis Lee executed by lethal injection in Indiana

Jul 14th 2020, 2:41 PM 46,632 Views 57 Comments

Lee was convicted with another man of murdering a family in 1996.

Judge rules Donald Trump's niece can publicise book about US president
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Judge rules Donald Trump's niece can publicise book about US president

Jul 14th 2020, 10:16 AM 31,222 Views 76 Comments

Robert Trump had objected to Mary Trump publicly discussing family members.

US says Beijing's pursuit of offshore resources in South China Sea are illegal
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US says Beijing's pursuit of offshore resources in South China Sea are illegal

Jul 14th 2020, 8:56 AM 12,637 Views 36 Comments

Beijing claims most of the South China Sea through a vague delineation based on maps from the 1940s.

California shuts bars, indoor dining and most gyms and churches
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California shuts bars, indoor dining and most gyms and churches

Jul 14th 2020, 7:46 AM 25,906 Views 46 Comments

Overall, California has reported more than 329,100 cases and over 7,000 deaths.

# united-states - Monday 13 July, 2020

Busiest recent flight from Texas to Dublin had 'fewer than 20 passengers on board'
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Busiest recent flight from Texas to Dublin had 'fewer than 20 passengers on board'

Jul 13th 2020, 4:38 PM 68,609 Views 107 Comments

Only two such flights from Dallas to Dublin have landed since the route resumed service.

# united-states - Sunday 12 July, 2020

Florida reports record high 15,300 positive Covid-19 cases in one day
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Florida reports record high 15,300 positive Covid-19 cases in one day

Jul 12th 2020, 6:10 PM 36,004 Views 74 Comments

The US yesterday recorded a new daily high of 66,528 cases.

# united-states - Thursday 9 July, 2020

Joe Biden proposes 'Buy American' campaign to bolster US firms
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Joe Biden proposes 'Buy American' campaign to bolster US firms

Jul 9th 2020, 2:58 PM 9,903 Views 21 Comments

The former vice-president has called for $700 million to be spent on supporting manufacturing and technology firms.

Texas resumes executions after months-long shutdown due to Covid-19
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Texas resumes executions after months-long shutdown due to Covid-19

Jul 9th 2020, 8:26 AM 33,536 Views 74 Comments

Billy Joe Wardlow, convicted for murder, was given the lethal injection yesterday evening.

# united-states - Thursday 2 July, 2020

United States records over 50,000 Covid-19 cases in 24-hour period for first time
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United States records over 50,000 Covid-19 cases in 24-hour period for first time

Jul 2nd 2020, 3:12 PM 23,914 Views 55 Comments

The US has now reported nearly 2.7 million cases and more than 128,000 deaths.

# united-states - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

EU lifts travel restrictions for 'safe' countries, excluding virus-stricken US
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EU lifts travel restrictions for 'safe' countries, excluding virus-stricken US

Updated Jun 30th 2020, 5:06 PM 67,213 Views 46 Comments

If the Chinese government agrees to allow EU citizens travel there, the country may be added to the list.

# united-states - Friday 26 June, 2020

Ireland ranked worst in western Europe for tackling human trafficking
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Ireland ranked worst in western Europe for tackling human trafficking

Jun 26th 2020, 9:03 AM 61,545 Views 52 Comments

The annual trafficking report by a US State department has worsened Ireland’s ranking this year.

US House of Representatives passes police reform bill after George Floyd death
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US House of Representatives passes police reform bill after George Floyd death

Jun 26th 2020, 7:21 AM 16,248 Views 71 Comments

US President Donald Trump’s administration said he would veto the bill.

Texas halts reopening as US virus cases soar
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Texas halts reopening as US virus cases soar

Jun 26th 2020, 7:06 AM 30,305 Views 30 Comments

Texas was among the most aggressive states in reopening in early June after months of lockdown.

# united-states - Tuesday 23 June, 2020

Protesters attempt to pull down statue of former US president near White House
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Protesters attempt to pull down statue of former US president near White House

Jun 23rd 2020, 12:47 PM 34,953 Views 82 Comments

Police used pepper spray to move protesters out of Lafayette Square, where the Andrew Jackson statue is located.

# united-states - Sunday 21 June, 2020

Prosecutor overseeing investigations into Trump allies removed from job
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Prosecutor overseeing investigations into Trump allies removed from job

Jun 21st 2020, 7:30 AM 24,341 Views 32 Comments

Geoffrey Berman is the top federal prosecutor in Manhattan.

# united-states - Wednesday 17 June, 2020

Trump administration sues to block ex-aide John Bolton's book
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Trump administration sues to block ex-aide John Bolton's book

Jun 17th 2020, 6:55 AM 22,853 Views 36 Comments

‘The Room Where It Happened: A White House Memoir’ is due to hit the shelves next Tuesday.

# united-states - Sunday 31 May, 2020

Protesting brutality against black people is 'right and necessary', but 'needless destruction' is not, says Joe Biden
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Protesting brutality against black people is 'right and necessary', but 'needless destruction' is not, says Joe Biden

Updated May 31st 2020, 10:03 AM 51,242 Views 183 Comments

Protests over police killings of black people reignited after George Floyd was killed during an arrest on Monday.

# united-states - Saturday 30 May, 2020

Debunked: No, Anthony Fauci did not say a Covid-19 vaccine must be delivered to people without 'proper studies'
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Debunked: No, Anthony Fauci did not say a Covid-19 vaccine must be delivered to people without 'proper studies'

May 30th 2020, 9:00 PM 29,602 Views 77 Comments

Fauci has been falsely quoted on a number of social media posts.

# united-states - Monday 25 May, 2020

China says virus pushing US ties to brink of 'Cold War'
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China says virus pushing US ties to brink of 'Cold War'

May 25th 2020, 9:23 AM 35,253 Views 82 Comments

Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Washington had been infected by a “political virus”.

# united-states - Thursday 14 May, 2020

Court overturning of Wisconsin governor’s lockdown hailed by Donald Trump
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Court overturning of Wisconsin governor’s lockdown hailed by Donald Trump

May 14th 2020, 8:08 PM 50,009 Views 92 Comments

Some bars in the key election state opened to customers after a judge struck down the stay-at-home order.

# united-states - Monday 11 May, 2020

Harry Dunn suspect ‘wanted internationally’ after Interpol Red Notice issued
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Harry Dunn suspect ‘wanted internationally’ after Interpol Red Notice issued

May 11th 2020, 10:55 PM 42,601 Views 0 Comments

The teenager was killed when his motorbike crashed into a car outside RAF Croughton in August last year.

Spokesman denies reports that US Vice President Mike Pence is in self-isolation
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Spokesman denies reports that US Vice President Mike Pence is in self-isolation

May 11th 2020, 7:53 AM 17,999 Views 19 Comments

A close aide of Pence was diagnosed with Covid-19 last week.

# united-states - Thursday 7 May, 2020

Fears of second wave hang over Covid-19 containment successes around the world
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Fears of second wave hang over Covid-19 containment successes around the world

May 7th 2020, 12:58 PM 30,823 Views 39 Comments

Authorities in many countries are drawing up plans to cope with a resurgence in cases, as lockdowns are eased.

Trump defends not wearing mask at mask factory tour
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Trump defends not wearing mask at mask factory tour

May 7th 2020, 7:56 AM 74,697 Views 65 Comments

The song Live and Let Die played in the background during the US president’s visit.

# united-states - Wednesday 29 April, 2020

Coronavirus cases pass million mark in US as states begin lifting restrictions
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Coronavirus cases pass million mark in US as states begin lifting restrictions

Apr 29th 2020, 7:10 AM 18,720 Views 34 Comments

The country’s death toll from Covid-19 has surpassed the 58,220 service personnel killed in Vietnam.

# united-states - Tuesday 28 April, 2020

Trump says US may seek damages from China over coronavirus outbreak
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Trump says US may seek damages from China over coronavirus outbreak

Apr 28th 2020, 7:41 AM 34,379 Views 112 Comments

The US president also appeared to confirm that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is alive.

# united-states - Thursday 23 April, 2020

Las Vegas mayor wants city to reopen, but says it's not her job to issue social distancing guidance
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Las Vegas mayor wants city to reopen, but says it's not her job to issue social distancing guidance

Apr 23rd 2020, 10:19 AM 30,626 Views 54 Comments

Goodman offered the city as a ‘control group’ for ending Nevada’s state lockdown, but was turned down.

# united-states - Wednesday 22 April, 2020

Donald Trump announces halt to US immigration green cards
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Donald Trump announces halt to US immigration green cards

Apr 22nd 2020, 7:43 AM 25,761 Views 106 Comments

Much of the country’s immigration system has already ground to a halt.

# united-states - Sunday 19 April, 2020

Some lockdown measures eased in US as protesters demand more
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Some lockdown measures eased in US as protesters demand more

Apr 19th 2020, 8:49 AM 41,918 Views 94 Comments

The number of Covid-19 cases, particularly in hotspot areas, continue to rise.

Donald Trump warns China could face 'consequences' over pandemic
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Donald Trump warns China could face 'consequences' over pandemic

Apr 19th 2020, 7:56 AM 64,140 Views 132 Comments

Trump’s comments were made after he appeared to back anti-lockdown protests in several US states.

# united-states - Saturday 18 April, 2020

Poll: Who do you think will win the US presidential election?
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Poll: Who do you think will win the US presidential election?

Apr 18th 2020, 11:33 AM 107,364 Views 163 Comments

The 2020 United States presidential election is scheduled for Tuesday 3 November.

# united-states - Thursday 16 April, 2020

'We'll be the comeback kids': Trump says that virus in US has passed its 'peak' despite record death toll
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'We'll be the comeback kids': Trump says that virus in US has passed its 'peak' despite record death toll

Apr 16th 2020, 7:08 AM 81,130 Views 49 Comments

Trump has promised swift “guidelines” on reopening parts of the country,

# united-states - Monday 13 April, 2020

Bernie Sanders formally endorses Joe Biden for president
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Bernie Sanders formally endorses Joe Biden for president

Apr 13th 2020, 7:28 PM 25,483 Views 84 Comments

“We’ve got to make Trump a one-term president,” Sanders said.

At least 11 killed as tornadoes rip through Mississippi
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At least 11 killed as tornadoes rip through Mississippi

Updated Apr 13th 2020, 1:54 PM 29,852 Views 19 Comments

Governor Tate Reeves tweeted that he had declared a state of emergency.

# united-states - Wednesday 8 April, 2020

Bernie Sanders suspends US presidential campaign
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Bernie Sanders suspends US presidential campaign

Apr 8th 2020, 4:37 PM 26,289 Views 70 Comments

He said that “while the campaign ends, the struggle for justice continues on”.