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# united-states - Wednesday 11 March, 2020

Larry Donnelly: Super Tuesday 2 makes Joe Biden the Democratic nominee in-waiting
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Larry Donnelly: Super Tuesday 2 makes Joe Biden the Democratic nominee in-waiting

Mar 11th 2020, 7:00 PM 15,434 Views 38 Comments

Biden was all but counted out by most onlookers before recently, writes Larry Donnelly.

# united-states - Thursday 5 March, 2020

Elizabeth Warren to drop out of Democratic presidential race, US media reports
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Elizabeth Warren to drop out of Democratic presidential race, US media reports

Mar 5th 2020, 4:13 PM 12,026 Views 34 Comments

Warren led some national polls last summer but she never managed to build a broad coalition.

# united-states - Wednesday 4 March, 2020

At least 24 dead after tornadoes strike Tennessee
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At least 24 dead after tornadoes strike Tennessee

Mar 4th 2020, 8:47 AM 9,013 Views 1 Comment

The storms moved so quickly that many people in their path could not flee to safer areas.

# united-states - Tuesday 3 March, 2020

At least eight dead and 40 buildings collapse after tornadoes hit Tennessee
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At least eight dead and 40 buildings collapse after tornadoes hit Tennessee

Mar 3rd 2020, 2:10 PM 15,053 Views 2 Comments

Authorities are continuing to search the wreckage for injured people.

# united-states - Monday 2 March, 2020

Poll: Who do you think will win the Democratic nomination?
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Poll: Who do you think will win the Democratic nomination?

Mar 2nd 2020, 9:17 AM 31,218 Views 77 Comments

Democrats in 14 States will vote tomorrow for who they want to see take on President Donald Trump in November.

# united-states - Saturday 29 February, 2020

US-Taliban landmark peace deal signed as full American troop withdrawal agreed
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US-Taliban landmark peace deal signed as full American troop withdrawal agreed

Updated Feb 29th 2020, 6:13 PM 23,829 Views 53 Comments

“We’re seizing the best opportunity for peace in a generation,” US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said.

# united-states - Thursday 27 February, 2020

Trump considers Italy and South Korea travel bans as Saudi Arabia bars entry to holy sites
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Trump considers Italy and South Korea travel bans as Saudi Arabia bars entry to holy sites

Feb 27th 2020, 8:05 AM 15,299 Views 13 Comments

The decision comes after the Middle East recorded at least 220 cases of Covid-19.

# united-states - Friday 14 February, 2020

Senate approves limiting power of Donald Trump to attack Iran
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Senate approves limiting power of Donald Trump to attack Iran

Feb 14th 2020, 7:06 AM 16,318 Views 23 Comments

The bi-partisan vote was a rare exertion of authority from Congress.

# united-states - Tuesday 14 January, 2020

Iran makes arrests and plans 'special court' over shooting down of Ukrainian plane
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Iran makes arrests and plans 'special court' over shooting down of Ukrainian plane

Jan 14th 2020, 8:51 AM 12,116 Views 33 Comments

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said ‘anyone who should be punished must be punished’.

# united-states - Thursday 9 January, 2020

'Highly likely' Iran accidentally shot down Ukraine airliner, US officials say
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'Highly likely' Iran accidentally shot down Ukraine airliner, US officials say

Updated Jan 9th 2020, 9:10 PM 44,508 Views 174 Comments

The plane crashed outside Tehran with the loss of all 176 people on board.

# united-states - Wednesday 8 January, 2020

Iran 'appears to be standing down': Trump says sanctions to remain in place after missile strikes
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Iran 'appears to be standing down': Trump says sanctions to remain in place after missile strikes

Jan 8th 2020, 4:43 PM 27,462 Views 87 Comments

There were no casualties after Iran fired more than a dozen ballistic missiles in the early hours of this morning.

# united-states - Sunday 5 January, 2020

Iran abandons nuclear deal after general’s death in US air strike
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Iran abandons nuclear deal after general’s death in US air strike

Jan 5th 2020, 8:05 PM 27,383 Views 41 Comments

Hundreds of thousands of people flooded the streets in Iran today beside the remains of Qassem Soleimani.

# united-states - Friday 3 January, 2020

Explainer: Why Qasem Soleimani's death is a turning point between the US and Iran
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Explainer: Why Qasem Soleimani's death is a turning point between the US and Iran

Jan 3rd 2020, 10:49 AM 40,228 Views 63 Comments

The killing of Iran’s top general could draw forceful Iranian retaliation against American interests in the Middle East.

Iran warns of 'severe revenge' after top general killed in US airstrike
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Iran warns of 'severe revenge' after top general killed in US airstrike

Updated Jan 3rd 2020, 10:03 AM 44,167 Views 62 Comments

The Pentagon described the operation as a “decisive defensive action”.

# united-states - Friday 27 December, 2019

Spotify to suspend political advertising in 2020
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Spotify to suspend political advertising in 2020

Dec 27th 2019, 8:04 PM 7,287 Views 7 Comments

The company said it does not have the necessary level of robustness in its systems to responsibly validate and review this content.

# united-states - Sunday 22 December, 2019

Boeing spacecraft returns to earth after aborted space mission
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Boeing spacecraft returns to earth after aborted space mission

Dec 22nd 2019, 5:49 PM 17,613 Views 16 Comments

The two-day demo was originally due to last for over a week.

13 wounded, four critically at house party shooting in the US
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13 wounded, four critically at house party shooting in the US

Dec 22nd 2019, 1:13 PM 22,596 Views 0 Comments

Shots were fired just after 12.30am (6.30am Irish time).

# united-states - Saturday 21 December, 2019

Donald Trump officially launches military 'Space Force'
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Donald Trump officially launches military 'Space Force'

Dec 21st 2019, 10:30 AM 19,455 Views 56 Comments

It will initially have about 200 people and a first-year budget of $40 million.

# united-states - Friday 20 December, 2019

Boeing's Starliner capsule not in proper orbit after blast off from Cape Canaveral
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# Rosie

Boeing's Starliner capsule not in proper orbit after blast off from Cape Canaveral

Updated Dec 20th 2019, 1:22 PM 27,331 Views 21 Comments

It’s a huge moment for US spaceflight which is now dependant on private companies.

# united-states - Saturday 14 December, 2019

Patrick Reed's caddie banned after clash with fan at President's Cup
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# Caddie Shack

Patrick Reed's caddie banned after clash with fan at President's Cup

Dec 14th 2019, 9:55 AM 14,543 Views 8 Comments

The spectator told the controversial American star that he ‘f****** sucked’, according to the bagman.

# united-states - Wednesday 11 December, 2019

New Jersey: Mayor says gunmen 'targeted' Jewish supermarket
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New Jersey: Mayor says gunmen 'targeted' Jewish supermarket

Updated Dec 11th 2019, 3:57 PM 32,146 Views 19 Comments

A police officer, three bystanders and two suspects died in the shooting in Jersey City.

# united-states - Friday 6 December, 2019

Harvey Weinstein prosecutors call for higher bail, saying he could try to flee the country
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Harvey Weinstein prosecutors call for higher bail, saying he could try to flee the country

Dec 6th 2019, 10:45 PM 15,926 Views 0 Comments

The disgraced Hollywood mogul appeared in court for a hearing on his bail conditions today.

Uber says it received nearly 6,000 reports of sexual assaults in two years
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Uber says it received nearly 6,000 reports of sexual assaults in two years

Dec 6th 2019, 8:25 AM 11,502 Views 31 Comments

The report also revealed 19 fatal assaults related to the company over the last two years.

# united-states - Monday 2 December, 2019

White House will not take part in impeachment hearing on Wednesday
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White House will not take part in impeachment hearing on Wednesday

Dec 2nd 2019, 11:58 AM 9,523 Views 16 Comments

Trump is facing allegations that he illegally sought help from Ukraine to get information.

# united-states - Sunday 1 December, 2019

How young people are using TikTok to discuss elections, wars and now China's internment camps
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How young people are using TikTok to discuss elections, wars and now China's internment camps

Dec 1st 2019, 10:30 AM 15,119 Views 7 Comments

China this week apologised for removing a US teen’s video condemning Beijing’s crackdown on Muslims in Xinjiang.

# united-states - Thursday 7 November, 2019

Former US national security adviser fails to show up for impeachment probe interview
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Former US national security adviser fails to show up for impeachment probe interview

Nov 7th 2019, 8:03 PM 22,322 Views 35 Comments

His move makes it unlikely that he will provide any testimony to the House about President Donald Trump’s handling of Ukraine.

# united-states - Tuesday 29 October, 2019

Woman killed by explosion at gender reveal party in Iowa
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Woman killed by explosion at gender reveal party in Iowa

Oct 29th 2019, 7:23 AM 47,215 Views 38 Comments

A homemade device that was meant to discharge a coloured powder instead exploded like a pipe bomb.

# united-states - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

Tonga hooker handed seven-week ban for incident in win over USA
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# Punishment

Tonga hooker handed seven-week ban for incident in win over USA

Oct 15th 2019, 6:11 PM 10,014 Views 2 Comments

Agen will be without Paula Ngauamo for a substantial period after he kicked an opponent in the face.

# united-states - Monday 14 October, 2019

Woman shot dead in her home by Texas police officer was playing video games with nephew
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Woman shot dead in her home by Texas police officer was playing video games with nephew

Oct 14th 2019, 2:42 PM 37,912 Views 29 Comments

A neighbour had called a non-emergency line to report the home’s front door had been left open.

# united-states - Friday 11 October, 2019

First Turkish soldier killed in offensive against Kurdish fighters in Syria
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First Turkish soldier killed in offensive against Kurdish fighters in Syria

Oct 11th 2019, 8:01 AM 8,866 Views 11 Comments

Seven civilians including a nine-month-old baby were killed in Turkish border towns and nearly 70 people were injured.

# united-states - Monday 7 October, 2019

In a major shift, US to remove troops as Turkey set to invade Syria
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In a major shift, US to remove troops as Turkey set to invade Syria

Oct 7th 2019, 7:53 AM 21,465 Views 41 Comments

This move would result in an uncertain fate for the Kurdish fighters allied with the US.

# united-states - Thursday 3 October, 2019

The Explainer: How does a US president get impeached?
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The Explainer: How does a US president get impeached?

Oct 3rd 2019, 5:15 PM 9,180 Views 65 Comments

Donald Trump is the fourth president to face impeachment proceedings – so what happens now?

North Korea hails submarine launch of ballistic missile as 'a significant achievement'
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North Korea hails submarine launch of ballistic missile as 'a significant achievement'

Oct 3rd 2019, 2:37 PM 8,450 Views 18 Comments

North Korea and the United States are due to meet this weekend.

# united-states - Tuesday 1 October, 2019

Trump sought Australian PM’s help to investigate Mueller probe
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Trump sought Australian PM’s help to investigate Mueller probe

Oct 1st 2019, 8:17 AM 13,461 Views 28 Comments

The probe had overshadowed Trump’s administration for more than two years.

# united-states - Monday 30 September, 2019

'I deserve to meet my accuser': Donald Trump offers to meet whistleblower at centre of Ukraine scandal
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'I deserve to meet my accuser': Donald Trump offers to meet whistleblower at centre of Ukraine scandal

Sep 30th 2019, 8:35 AM 21,339 Views 80 Comments

The US president made the call in a series of tweets last night.

# united-states - Sunday 29 September, 2019

Details of Donald Trump’s calls with foreign leaders ‘often concealed’
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Details of Donald Trump’s calls with foreign leaders ‘often concealed’

Sep 29th 2019, 7:21 AM 20,457 Views 45 Comments

The White House’s handling of Trump’s calls with foreign leaders is at the heart of House Democrats’ impeachment inquiry.

# united-states - Thursday 26 September, 2019

Whistleblower: White House officials 'locked down' transcript of call with Ukrainian leader
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Whistleblower: White House officials 'locked down' transcript of call with Ukrainian leader

Sep 26th 2019, 2:38 PM 18,107 Views 50 Comments

According to the intelligence community official, the transcript was loaded into a system that is used to store “especially sensitive” classified information.

As it happened: England v USA, Rugby World Cup
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# Liveblog

As it happened: England v USA, Rugby World Cup

Sep 26th 2019, 11:12 AM 47,098 Views 7 Comments

Eddie Jones said he’s expecting to face ’15 Donald Trumps’ today. We’re going minute-by-minute to make sure doesn’t field any Boris Johnsons.

# united-states - Sunday 22 September, 2019

Iranian president warns foreign forces to stay out of the Gulf
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Iranian president warns foreign forces to stay out of the Gulf

Sep 22nd 2019, 12:15 PM 13,589 Views 67 Comments

It comes as the United States sends more troops to the region in a defensive capacity.

# united-states - Saturday 21 September, 2019

Trump pushes back on whistleblower's claim he pressured Ukraine to investigate Joe Biden's son
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Trump pushes back on whistleblower's claim he pressured Ukraine to investigate Joe Biden's son

Sep 21st 2019, 1:26 PM 22,028 Views 61 Comments

The US president slammed the “ridiculous” story.