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#US

# us - Wednesday 16 October, 2019

From TheJournal.ie British family detained for almost two weeks after 'accidentally crossing border into US' Deportation

British family detained for almost two weeks after 'accidentally crossing border into US'

A three-month-old and two-year-old twins are among those being detained.

# us - Friday 11 October, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Death toll from vaping-related lung injury in US rises to 26 as health officials name mystery illness EVALI

Death toll from vaping-related lung injury in US rises to 26 as health officials name mystery illness

Earlier this week, a 17-year-old became the youngest person to die from the illness.

# us - Sunday 6 October, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Four dead and five injured in shooting at Kansas bar overnight Gun Violence

Four dead and five injured in shooting at Kansas bar overnight

Authorities said the shooting stemmed from an earlier altercation.

From TheJournal.ie Second whistleblower claims to have first-hand knowledge of Trump's phone call to Ukraine Allegations

Second whistleblower claims to have first-hand knowledge of Trump's phone call to Ukraine

Reports from the USA say that the legal team representing the first whistleblower is also representing this second person.

# us - Friday 4 October, 2019

From TheJournal.ie US Supreme Court to hear challenge to controversial Louisiana abortion law Reproductive Rights

US Supreme Court to hear challenge to controversial Louisiana abortion law

The case is seen as a test for two new judges appointed by Donald Trump.

# us - Wednesday 2 October, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Irish man jailed in US for trafficking rhino horns Endangered Species

Irish man jailed in US for trafficking rhino horns

Richard Sheridan, who pleaded guilty, was sentenced to 14 months in prison.

From TheJournal.ie North Korea fires ballistic missile ahead of nuclear talks with US Kim Jong-un

North Korea fires ballistic missile ahead of nuclear talks with US

Washington and Pyongyang are set to resume long-stalled talks in the coming days.

From TheJournal.ie Phil Hogan is planning a trip to Washington to convince Donald Trump to work with the EU Trade Mission

Phil Hogan is planning a trip to Washington to convince Donald Trump to work with the EU

Hogan told RTÉ in recent weeks that he aimed “to get Mr Trump to see the error of his ways” on trade.

# us - Monday 30 September, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'I deserve to meet my accuser': Donald Trump offers to meet whistleblower at centre of Ukraine scandal Impeachment Inquiry

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

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

# us - Thursday 26 September, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Varadkar meets Jimmy Fallon while on US trade mission Live From New York

Varadkar meets Jimmy Fallon while on US trade mission

The Taoiseach said the TV host is “very proud of his Irish heritage”.

# us - Monday 23 September, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Police officer suspended after arresting two 6-year-olds in Florida school Florida

Police officer suspended after arresting two 6-year-olds in Florida school

The grandmother of one of the children said the child was arrested after she threw a temper tantrum and kicked somebody.

# us - Tuesday 10 September, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Trump sacks John Bolton as national security adviser Fired

Trump sacks John Bolton as national security adviser

Trump announced the news on Twitter.

# us - Saturday 7 September, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Hurricane Dorian death toll rises to 43 in the Bahamas as it moves north to Canada Dorian

Hurricane Dorian death toll rises to 43 in the Bahamas as it moves north to Canada

Authorities say the number of fatalities will rise further.

# us - Friday 6 September, 2019

From TheJournal.ie New preclearance services at Irish airports 'will make it easier to travel to US' Dublin And Shannon

New preclearance services at Irish airports 'will make it easier to travel to US'

Dublin and Shannon are the only airports in Europe that offer US preclearance.

# us - Thursday 5 September, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Hurricane Dorian strengthens to category 3 storm as it heads up the US coastline Hurricane Season

Hurricane Dorian strengthens to category 3 storm as it heads up the US coastline

The storm has already claimed at least 20 lives in the Bahamas

# us - Wednesday 4 September, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Five members of same family among 34 presumed dead in California scuba diving boat fire Santa Barbara

Five members of same family among 34 presumed dead in California scuba diving boat fire

Authorities say they have ended their search for survivors.

From TheJournal.ie Hurricane Dorian claims the lives of at least seven people in the Bahamas Bahamas

Hurricane Dorian claims the lives of at least seven people in the Bahamas

The storm caused mass destruction and continues to move up the US coastline.

# us - Tuesday 3 September, 2019

From TheJournal.ie US Catholic school removes Harry Potter books from its library following consultation with exorcists You Can't Be Sirius

US Catholic school removes Harry Potter books from its library following consultation with exorcists

The school’s priest said the books could be used to ‘conjure evil spirits’.

# us - Saturday 31 August, 2019

From TheJournal.ie US woman left to give birth alone in jail cell sues city of Denver Lawsuit

US woman left to give birth alone in jail cell sues city of Denver

After almost six hours of labour, Diana Sanchez gave birth to a boy.

# us - Friday 30 August, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Brother of gymnast Simone Biles charged over triple murder in US Ohio

Brother of gymnast Simone Biles charged over triple murder in US

Three people were killed in a shooting at a New Year’s Eve party in Ohio.

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump launches new military centre to protect 'America's dominance in space' Rocket Man

Donald Trump launches new military centre to protect 'America's dominance in space'

US military chiefs claim the move is necessary to defend the country’s ‘way of life’.

# us - Thursday 29 August, 2019

From TheJournal.ie MythBusters star killed during attempt to break 824km/h land-speed record Jessi Combs

MythBusters star killed during attempt to break 824km/h land-speed record

39-year-old Jessi Combs appeared in 12 episodes of the show.

# us - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

From TheJournal.ie US television presenter apologises after comparing black colleague to a gorilla Apology

US television presenter apologises after comparing black colleague to a gorilla

“I said something yesterday that was inconsiderate, it was inappropriate, and I hurt people,” anchor Alex Housden said.

From TheJournal.ie US judge blocks state law that would ban abortion after eight weeks of pregnancy Missouri

US judge blocks state law that would ban abortion after eight weeks of pregnancy

A judge in Kansas City said the law violates a previous Supreme Court ruling.

# us - Tuesday 27 August, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Why a US court ruling could be a turning point in one of the country's worst-ever drug epidemics Johnson And Johnson

Explainer: Why a US court ruling could be a turning point in one of the country's worst-ever drug epidemics

A landmark ruling against Johnson & Johnson was made in Oklahoma yesterday.

# us - Saturday 24 August, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Trump's attempt to buy Greenland follows a long history of the US buying territory with cash Dollar Dollar Bills Y'ALL

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

The idea was soundly rebuffed this week.

From TheJournal.ie Patient's death could be first linked to vaping in US, health officials say Vaping

Patient's death could be first linked to vaping in US, health officials say

Officials are trying to find the cause of a respiratory illness in up to 200 more people.

# us - Friday 23 August, 2019

From TheJournal.ie John Deasy to quit politics ahead of the next general election Retirement

John Deasy to quit politics ahead of the next general election

Deasy was the government envoy to Washington DC.

# us - Thursday 22 August, 2019

# us - Monday 19 August, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'Essentially, it's a large real estate deal': Trump confirms he's considering buying Greenland Frozen Assets

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

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

# us - Sunday 18 August, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Gibraltar rejects US demand to seize Iranian oil tanker Diplomatic Dispute

Gibraltar rejects US demand to seize Iranian oil tanker

The vessel is due to set sail later today.

# us - Thursday 15 August, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Gibraltar orders that Iranian tanker be released, in a blow to the US Grace 1

Gibraltar orders that Iranian tanker be released, in a blow to the US

Washington DC can make another bid for the supertanker’s detention as long as the vessel has not left Gibraltar’s waters.

# us - Monday 12 August, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Autopsy carried out on the body of billionaire Jeffrey Epstein United States

Autopsy carried out on the body of billionaire Jeffrey Epstein

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

# us - Tuesday 6 August, 2019

From TheJournal.ie R Kelly charged with prostitution and solicitation involving 17-year-old girl Minnesota

R Kelly charged with prostitution and solicitation involving 17-year-old girl

The charges relate to an alleged incident in 2001.

# us - Friday 2 August, 2019

From TheJournal.ie US blames Russia over ending of a major Cold War-era nuclear arms deal Nuclear Arms

US blames Russia over ending of a major Cold War-era nuclear arms deal

This comes after Washington launched the process to pull out of the INF treaty this year.

From TheJournal.ie Trump escalates trade war with threats to place more tariffs on Chinese imports US V CHINA

Trump escalates trade war with threats to place more tariffs on Chinese imports

The US president made the announcement in a series of Tweets.

# us - Thursday 1 August, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Rapper A$AP Rocky tells court he was 'scared' and tried to 'walk away' during street fight Sweden

Rapper A$AP Rocky tells court he was 'scared' and tried to 'walk away' during street fight

The rapper, whose real name is Rakim Mayers, faces up to two years in prison over the incident.

# us - Tuesday 30 July, 2019

From TheJournal.ie US Senate fails to block sale of $8.1 billion worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia Veto

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

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

# us - Friday 26 July, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'His mind is blown': Family of Irishman facing deportation from US delighted he has been released from prison Keith Byrne

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

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

# us - Thursday 25 July, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Irishman facing deportation from US to be released from detention for 30 days, legal team says Keith Byrne

Irishman facing deportation from US to be released from detention for 30 days, legal team says

Keith Byrne was detained by customs officials on 10 July.

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