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# 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 37,914 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 21,340 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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# Classified

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 13,590 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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# 2020

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.

# united-states - Saturday 14 September, 2019

Irish doctors monitoring US warnings about e-cigs after lung disease outbreak
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Irish doctors monitoring US warnings about e-cigs after lung disease outbreak

Sep 14th 2019, 7:30 AM 20,559 Views 50 Comments

Several teenagers have been placed in medically induced comas.

# united-states - Tuesday 10 September, 2019

North Korea fires projectiles hours after offering talks with US
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North Korea fires projectiles hours after offering talks with US

Sep 10th 2019, 8:33 AM 7,033 Views 11 Comments

The US has said it is closely monitoring the situation.

# united-states - Monday 9 September, 2019

Rescuers contact crew members trapped inside capsized cargo ship
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Rescuers contact crew members trapped inside capsized cargo ship

Updated Sep 9th 2019, 7:23 PM 52,533 Views 10 Comments

The 200-metre vessel overturned on Sunday and is now visible from the shoreline in Georgia.

# united-states - Tuesday 3 September, 2019

US teenager kills five family members in Alabama shooting
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US teenager kills five family members in Alabama shooting

Sep 3rd 2019, 2:59 PM 31,869 Views 55 Comments

The 14-year-old boy called police and confessed to the crime.

# united-states - Sunday 1 September, 2019

Hurricane Dorian strengthens to 'catastrophic' Category 5 as it heads for Bahamas
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Hurricane Dorian strengthens to 'catastrophic' Category 5 as it heads for Bahamas

Updated Sep 1st 2019, 2:23 PM 27,182 Views 17 Comments

Prime Minister Hubert Minis has warned residents of the Bahamas they could face serious harm if they do not evacuate.

# united-states - Saturday 24 August, 2019

Trump's attempt to buy Greenland follows a long history of the US buying territory with cash
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Trump's attempt to buy Greenland follows a long history of the US buying territory with cash

Aug 24th 2019, 10:00 PM 29,617 Views 29 Comments

The idea was soundly rebuffed this week.

# united-states - Monday 19 August, 2019

'Essentially, it's a large real estate deal': Trump confirms he's considering buying Greenland
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'Essentially, it's a large real estate deal': Trump confirms he's considering buying Greenland

Aug 19th 2019, 7:54 AM 37,688 Views 68 Comments

Trump last week expressed interest in the self-governing part of Denmark.

# united-states - Thursday 15 August, 2019

Dutch legend De Boer backtracks on 'ridiculous' equal pay remark
# Reverse
# Reverse

Dutch legend De Boer backtracks on 'ridiculous' equal pay remark

Aug 15th 2019, 8:20 PM 12,487 Views 20 Comments

The Atlanta United coach previously slammed female players who want the same World Cup pay as men.

# united-states - Monday 12 August, 2019

Autopsy carried out on the body of billionaire Jeffrey Epstein
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Autopsy carried out on the body of billionaire Jeffrey Epstein

Aug 12th 2019, 7:47 AM 59,851 Views 73 Comments

Epstein was found dead in his cell in a suspected suicide.

# united-states - Thursday 8 August, 2019

Hundreds of undocumented migrants detained in US immigration raids
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Hundreds of undocumented migrants detained in US immigration raids

Aug 8th 2019, 7:02 AM 18,126 Views 50 Comments

Some of the migrants will be released with electronic ankle monitors as they await a court hearing.

# united-states - Wednesday 7 August, 2019

Poll: Would the current social and political climate put you off visiting the US?
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Poll: Would the current social and political climate put you off visiting the US?

Aug 7th 2019, 10:21 AM 34,680 Views 113 Comments

Barack Obama has said there is a ‘climate of fear’ being created in the US.

# united-states - Tuesday 6 August, 2019

'This is a major violation': US officially labels China a 'currency manipulator'
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# Currency War

'This is a major violation': US officially labels China a 'currency manipulator'

Aug 6th 2019, 7:26 AM 24,849 Views 22 Comments

President Donald Trump accused China of deliberately and improperly weakening its currency.

# united-states - Tuesday 30 July, 2019

US Senate fails to block sale of $8.1 billion worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia
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US Senate fails to block sale of $8.1 billion worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia

Jul 30th 2019, 7:35 AM 16,524 Views 24 Comments

Trump issued a trio of veteos to attempt to push through the sale.

# united-states - Sunday 28 July, 2019

Irishman Peter Nelson makes international debut as Canada suffer defeat to US
# Oh Canada
# Oh Canada

Irishman Peter Nelson makes international debut as Canada suffer defeat to US

Jul 28th 2019, 9:37 AM 8,537 Views 4 Comments

The 26-year-old Dungannon native featured at out-half as Canada fell to a 47-19 defeat.

# united-states - Friday 26 July, 2019

'His mind is blown': Family of Irishman facing deportation from US delighted he has been released from prison
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'His mind is blown': Family of Irishman facing deportation from US delighted he has been released from prison

Jul 26th 2019, 8:39 AM 39,221 Views 39 Comments

Byrne was detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials on 10 July.

# united-states - Tuesday 16 July, 2019

'It is what keeps me awake at night': Irish fears rise as migrants are detained in the US
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'It is what keeps me awake at night': Irish fears rise as migrants are detained in the US

Jul 16th 2019, 6:10 AM 35,516 Views 52 Comments

Undocumented Irish woman Ali is living in limbo in the US.

# united-states - Saturday 13 July, 2019

Storm Barry is now a hurricane, as it hurtles towards Louisiana's coast
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Storm Barry is now a hurricane, as it hurtles towards Louisiana's coast

Updated Jul 13th 2019, 5:45 PM 25,709 Views 11 Comments

The Mississippi River is currently at 17 feet – just below flood range.

# united-states - Wednesday 10 July, 2019

Britain's ambassador to the US resigns following Trump row
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Britain's ambassador to the US resigns following Trump row

Jul 10th 2019, 12:13 PM 25,499 Views 80 Comments

Leaked documents recently revealed Sir Kim Darroch had described the US president as “inept” and “dysfunctional”.

# united-states - Tuesday 9 July, 2019

Johnson evades question on British ambassador to US, as Hunt pledges to keep him
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Johnson evades question on British ambassador to US, as Hunt pledges to keep him

Updated Jul 9th 2019, 9:05 PM 38,904 Views 100 Comments

Hunt said that Donald Trump’s comments on Theresa May were “disrespectful and wrong”.

# united-states - Monday 8 July, 2019

Trump says migrant detention centres will be opened up to visits by journalists
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Trump says migrant detention centres will be opened up to visits by journalists

Jul 8th 2019, 8:00 AM 7,575 Views 43 Comments

His comments come after reports over the weekend described one centre in Texas as filled with hundreds of children wearing filthy clothes.

# united-states - Sunday 7 July, 2019

As it happened: USA v Netherlands, Women's World Cup final
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As it happened: USA v Netherlands, Women's World Cup final

Jul 7th 2019, 5:22 PM 35,617 Views 34 Comments

USA faced Netherlands in women’s football’s biggest game.

# united-states - Tuesday 2 July, 2019

As it happened: England v USA, World Cup Semi-Final
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# Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: England v USA, World Cup Semi-Final

Jul 2nd 2019, 6:59 PM 39,561 Views 48 Comments

The defending champions have booked their place in the decider but they were pushed all the way.

# united-states - Saturday 29 June, 2019

'Back on track': China and US agree to restart trade talks
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'Back on track': China and US agree to restart trade talks

Jun 29th 2019, 1:56 PM 10,871 Views 67 Comments

Washington has committed not to impose any new tariffs on Beijing’s exports.

'We seem to get along': Trump invites Kim to meet for handshake at demilitarised zone
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'We seem to get along': Trump invites Kim to meet for handshake at demilitarised zone

Jun 29th 2019, 8:37 AM 11,156 Views 55 Comments

The US president also said he would have no problem stepping over the border into North Korea if he meets the country’s leader.

# united-states - Friday 28 June, 2019

As it happened: France v USA, World Cup quarter-final
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As it happened: France v USA, World Cup quarter-final

Jun 28th 2019, 8:01 PM 26,758 Views 12 Comments

France faced USA with a place in the final four up for grabs.

# united-states - Sunday 23 June, 2019

US launched 'cyber-attack' on Iran weapons systems in response to drone downing
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US launched 'cyber-attack' on Iran weapons systems in response to drone downing

Jun 23rd 2019, 12:59 PM 22,541 Views 63 Comments

The attack crippled computers used to control rocket and missile launches, according to the Washington Post.

# united-states - Friday 21 June, 2019

Airlines reroute flights near Iranian strait but Dublin-Gulf flights remain unaffected
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# Strait Of Hormuz

Airlines reroute flights near Iranian strait but Dublin-Gulf flights remain unaffected

Jun 21st 2019, 2:16 PM 18,507 Views 38 Comments

The changes come amid heightened tensions in the region.

# united-states - Wednesday 19 June, 2019

'A moral imperative' Divisive slavery reparations hearing takes place in the US
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# CONGRESSIONAL HEARING

'A moral imperative' Divisive slavery reparations hearing takes place in the US

Jun 19th 2019, 10:30 PM 24,400 Views 89 Comments

The idea that the descendants of US slaves should be compensated has proven controversial.