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#US

# us - Yesterday’s News

From TheJournal.ie A $4.5 billion emergency fund approved for US border as its chief quits amid child-detainee outcry US Border Crisis

A $4.5 billion emergency fund approved for US border as its chief quits amid child-detainee outcry

John Sanders was appointed to the post just two months ago.

# us - Tuesday 25 June, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Iran 'permanently' closes diplomatic relations with US government after new sanctions are imposed Tensions

Iran 'permanently' closes diplomatic relations with US government after new sanctions are imposed

Sanctions against Iran’s supreme leader were brought in yesterday.

# us - Thursday 20 June, 2019

From TheJournal.ie US Pentagon confirms Iranian forces shot down surveillance drone Hormozgan

US Pentagon confirms Iranian forces shot down surveillance drone

The Pentagon insisted the aircraft was in international air space.

# us - Thursday 13 June, 2019

From TheJournal.ie White House press secretary Sarah Sanders to step down from role United States

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders to step down from role

The president tweeted the news evening.

# us - Thursday 6 June, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Were you happy with how the government handled Donald Trump's visit? What Do You Think This post contains a poll

Were you happy with how the government handled Donald Trump's visit?

There were pro- and anti-Trump demonstrations waiting for Trump when he landed – so how did Leo&Co handle the whole affair?

# us - Monday 3 June, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump has met the Queen (and called Sadiq Khan a 'stone cold loser') Red Carpet

Donald Trump has met the Queen (and called Sadiq Khan a 'stone cold loser')

The US president had also made some controversial comments about Brexit ahead of his trip.

# us - Thursday 30 May, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump says he had 'nothing to do with Russia helping me to get elected' Presidential Harassment

Donald Trump says he had 'nothing to do with Russia helping me to get elected'

Trump then later said to reporters: “Russia did not help me get elected. You know who got me elected? I got me elected.”

# us - Sunday 26 May, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Two killed and 29 injured as 'devastating' tornado tears through US mobile home park Oklahoma

Two killed and 29 injured as 'devastating' tornado tears through US mobile home park

The tornado struck El Reno, near Oklahoma City, on Saturday night.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Why is Facebook allowing a doctored video of 'drunk' US Speaker Nancy Pelosi to stay online? FAKE NEWS

Explainer: Why is Facebook allowing a doctored video of 'drunk' US Speaker Nancy Pelosi to stay online?

The social media giant has been criticised after altered footage of Pelosi was posted online this week.

# us - Sunday 19 May, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Trump says he's 'strongly pro-life' but supports abortion in cases of rape, incest and protecting life of mother Abortion

Trump says he's 'strongly pro-life' but supports abortion in cases of rape, incest and protecting life of mother

Trump’s comments come after several US states passed tough new restrictions on abortions.

# us - Friday 17 May, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Trump announces plans for 'merit-based' immigration policy plan Immigration

Trump announces plans for 'merit-based' immigration policy plan

The immigration reforms would be the first major change to the system in decades.

# us - Thursday 16 May, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Whistleblower Chelsea Manning sent back to jail for contempt of court, one week after being released Wikileaks

Whistleblower Chelsea Manning sent back to jail for contempt of court, one week after being released

Manning refused to testify in a case against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange.

# us - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Trump says 'China should not retaliate' in trade war... it retaliates anyway with tariffs on $60 billion worth of exports Tit For Tat

Trump says 'China should not retaliate' in trade war... it retaliates anyway with tariffs on $60 billion worth of exports

Both sides have left the door open, however, to try to reach a deal.

# us - Monday 13 May, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Justice minister orders ban on anti-LGBT preacher from speaking in Ireland Exclusion Order

Justice minister orders ban on anti-LGBT preacher from speaking in Ireland

Countries including the UK have already enacted bans on the controversial figure.

# us - Sunday 12 May, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Actress Alyssa Milano calls for sex strike to protest abortion laws in Georgia Alyssa Milano

Actress Alyssa Milano calls for sex strike to protest abortion laws in Georgia

A list of Hollywood stars had threatened in late March to refuse to work in Georgia if it adopted the new abortion restrictions.

# us - Saturday 11 May, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Landmark pact to regulate plastic waste signed by 180 nations - but not the US United Nations

Landmark pact to regulate plastic waste signed by 180 nations - but not the US

The framework “is historic in the sense that it is legally binding, said Rolph Payet of the United Nations Environment Programme.

From TheJournal.ie US sends amphibious ships and missiles to the Gulf amid reports of Iran 'threat' Iran Nuclear Deal

US sends amphibious ships and missiles to the Gulf amid reports of Iran 'threat'

Iran said this week that it had stopped respecting limits on its nuclear activities agreed under a 2015 deal with major powers.

# us - Friday 10 May, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Whistleblower Chelsea Manning released from US prison Freed

Whistleblower Chelsea Manning released from US prison

Manning was jailed in early March for refusing to testify in a grand jury investigation .

# us - Thursday 9 May, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Row breaks out in Alabama senate over 'foetal heartbeat' abortion law Roe V Wade

Row breaks out in Alabama senate over 'foetal heartbeat' abortion law

If Alabama’s new laws are challenged, pro-life politicians are hoping it will eventually be brought before the Supreme Court.

# us - Wednesday 1 May, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Venezuela claims to have stopped a coup attempt, but tensions there are rising: so what exactly is going on? Crisis Point

Venezuela claims to have stopped a coup attempt, but tensions there are rising: so what exactly is going on?

The world will be watching as a series of May Day rallies take place in the country today.

From TheJournal.ie US policeman who fatally shot woman who attempted to report possible rape found guilty of murder Justine Damond

US policeman who fatally shot woman who attempted to report possible rape found guilty of murder

The 40-year-old victim was shot after calling emergency services twice.

From TheJournal.ie Two people killed and four injured in shooting at US university Campus Shooting

Two people killed and four injured in shooting at US university

Shots were reported on campus shortly before 6:00pm yesterday evening.

# us - Friday 26 April, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Man throws phone at Trump during gun rally NRA This post contains videos

Man throws phone at Trump during gun rally

In his speech, Trump told the NRA he is withdrawing the US from the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty.

From TheJournal.ie Jeremy Corbyn turns down invitation to state banquet for Donald Trump State Visit

Jeremy Corbyn turns down invitation to state banquet for Donald Trump

Corbyn said May “should not be rolling out the red carpet for a state visit”.

From TheJournal.ie New York socialite who falsely claimed to be an heiress convicted of stealing over $200,000 Anna Sorokin

New York socialite who falsely claimed to be an heiress convicted of stealing over $200,000

Anna Sorokin deceived friends and financial institutions into believing she had a fortune.

# us - Thursday 25 April, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Irish measles cases rise over 200% as experts blame increase on misinformation about MMR vaccine Vaccination

Irish measles cases rise over 200% as experts blame increase on misinformation about MMR vaccine

A new report has revealed that global rates of the disease are on the rise.

From TheJournal.ie US executes white supremacist for lynching black man in Texas in 1998 John William King

US executes white supremacist for lynching black man in Texas in 1998

John William King was put to death last night.

# us - Friday 19 April, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'What was taxpayers' money get spent on?' Russia dismisses report into its meddling in US election Mueller Report

'What was taxpayers' money get spent on?' Russia dismisses report into its meddling in US election

Russia has consistently rejected any claims of interference in the election.

# us - Thursday 18 April, 2019

From TheJournal.ie North Korea test-fires weapon with 'powerful warhead' in first since US nuclear talks broke down Combat Power

North Korea test-fires weapon with 'powerful warhead' in first since US nuclear talks broke down

The country’s news agency reported that Kim Jong-Un guided the test-fire.

# us - Wednesday 17 April, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Bono pays a visit to the Dáil to hear US Speaker Nancy Pelosi speak Speech

Bono pays a visit to the Dáil to hear US Speaker Nancy Pelosi speak

She repeated that a US-US trade deal is off the table post-Brexit if the Good Friday Accord is compromised.

# us - Monday 15 April, 2019

From TheJournal.ie US justice department to publish 'redacted' version of Mueller report into Russian collusion on Thursday Trump

US justice department to publish 'redacted' version of Mueller report into Russian collusion on Thursday

‘The report could feature allegations that Trump tried to obstruct the investigation.’

# us - Friday 12 April, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Trump's 'indefensible' transgender military ban has taken effect Transgender Ban

Trump's 'indefensible' transgender military ban has taken effect

The policy has been widely criticised by rights activists and repeatedly challenged in court.

# us - Wednesday 3 April, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Trump '100% ready' to shut down US-Mexico border despite being warned of 'catastrophic economic impact' Long Delays

Trump '100% ready' to shut down US-Mexico border despite being warned of 'catastrophic economic impact'

“Sure it’s going to have a negative impact on the economy. Security is more important to me than trade.”

# us - Friday 29 March, 2019

From TheJournal.ie US Attorney General confirms he will release a redacted version of the Mueller report to Congress It's Mueller Time

US Attorney General confirms he will release a redacted version of the Mueller report to Congress

The US special counsel finished his investigation last week.

From TheJournal.ie 'We are distraught': Liverpool band Her's killed in US crash RIP This post contains videos

'We are distraught': Liverpool band Her's killed in US crash

The British duo had recently released their debut album.

# us - Thursday 28 March, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Why is Donald Trump asking the FBI to look into an alleged hate crime against a TV actor? Jussie Smollett

Explainer: Why is Donald Trump asking the FBI to look into an alleged hate crime against a TV actor?

Jussie Smollett achieved notoriety after being accused of fabricating a hate crime.

From TheJournal.ie US man pleads guilty to kidnapping girl and killing her parents Jayme Closs

US man pleads guilty to kidnapping girl and killing her parents

The 13-year-old victim was held captive in a remote cabin for three months.

# us - Monday 25 March, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Michael Avenatti, Stormy Daniels' former lawyer, has been arrested on suspicion of fraud Stormy Weather

Michael Avenatti, Stormy Daniels' former lawyer, has been arrested on suspicion of fraud

Avenatti is accused of threatening to “take $10 billion off your client’s market cap … I’m not f***ing around,” according to the complaint.

From TheJournal.ie To impeach or not to impeach? What the Mueller report means for Democrats Mueller's Genuine Draft

To impeach or not to impeach? What the Mueller report means for Democrats

The report hasn’t recommended any more indictments, but that’s not the end of it.

# us - Wednesday 13 March, 2019

From TheJournal.ie US says 'no basis' to ban Boeing 737 Max jets despite Ireland and rest of EU grounding planes Safety Fears

US says 'no basis' to ban Boeing 737 Max jets despite Ireland and rest of EU grounding planes

Two deadly crashes involving the model of plane have happened in the past five months.

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