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#America

# america - Saturday 8 July, 2017

Irishman back in Ireland after being deported from Boston

John Cunningham was arrested for living illegally in the US last month.

# america - Monday 3 July, 2017

Canadian-Irish Gotham star appeals for help in finding missing daughter

Jade Logue was last seen in Brooklyn on 26 June.

Chris Christie says he didn't get any sun while using beach he shut down to public because 'he was wearing a hat'

Christie defended his use of the beach, saying he had previously announced his vacation plans and the media had simply “caught a politician keeping his word.”

# america - Friday 30 June, 2017

White House says travel ban will prevent 'acts of bloodshed and violence'

The 90-day ban on visitors from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen, and a 120-day ban on refugees has come into force.

# america - Thursday 29 June, 2017

Man arrested for breaking the Ten Commandments - with his car

Reed apparently live-streamed video of himself charging his vehicle at the granite stele.

# america - Friday 23 June, 2017

America says North Korea has tested an engine that could be fitted to a ballistic missile

President Donald Trump has made halting the North Korean nuclear threat his number one foreign policy priority.

# america - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

Donald Trump gets a major boost in an election seen as a referendum on him

Over $50 million was spent on the race.

# america - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

Irish beef sellers can tell Americans that it is grass-fed, traceable and free of hormones

The USDA has handed its seal of approval to the Bord Bia plan to market Irish beef in America.

Democrats slow down Senate over 'secret' Trumpcare bill

Senate Republicans have insisted they will craft their own bill, but few details have emerged.

# america - Friday 16 June, 2017

Trump cancels Obama policy that allowed illegal immigrant parents stay in America

The policy aimed to keep families together.

# america - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

Head of Michigan health department charged with manslaughter over a city's lead-contaminated water

Nick Lyon is accused of failing to alert the public about an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in the Flint area.

Thousands of US troops could be headed for Afghanistan after Trump decision

Under Barack Obama, troop levels in Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria were closely managed by the White House.

# america - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

Secret Service says it has no tapes of Trump's Comey conversations

Sean Spicer said an announcement would come “when the president is ready to make it.”

# america - Saturday 10 June, 2017

US special forces move in to help Philippines rid city of Islamic State

Philippine troops are struggling to defeat hundreds of fighters, who rampaged through Marawi.

# america - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

Explainer: Who is Reality Winner, and why has she been charged with leaking US secrets?

The 25-year-old Air Force veteran has been charged with leaking information related to alleged Russian hacks.

# america - Thursday 1 June, 2017

Trump pulls US out of climate deal: 'We'll see if we can make a deal that's fair but if we can't, that's fine'

The White House has told allies the 2015 deal was signed by President Barack Obama out of “desperation.”

# america - Monday 22 May, 2017

Trump's former security advisor to stay silent on his links to Russia

Michael Flynn was fired within weeks.

# america - Friday 19 May, 2017

Former congressman Anthony Weiner pleads guilty to sexting 15-year-old

She also accused him of asking her to undress on camera.

# america - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

From 'Lock her up' to 'You're Fired': The incredible timeline of Trump, Comey, Clinton and Russia American Grime Story This post contains videos

From 'Lock her up' to 'You're Fired': The incredible timeline of Trump, Comey, Clinton and Russia

US President Donald Trump yesterday fired FBI Director James Comey.

# america - Sunday 7 May, 2017

North Korea arrests another American for committing 'hostile acts'

“A relevant institution is now conducting detailed investigation into his crimes.”

# america - Friday 5 May, 2017

US students caught red-handed after crawling through air duct to steal exam paper

The pair face police charges, and expulsion from the University of Kentucky.

North Korea says it foiled a CIA attempt to assassinate Kim Jong-Un

It is claimed a man named Kim was being coerced into killing the North Korean leader using a biochemical weapon.

# america - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

Trump's wall put off until later this year as US politicians pass $1.1 trillion spending plan

The 309-118 vote sends the bill to the Senate in time for them to act to avert a government shutdown.

# america - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

Hillary Clinton believes misogyny, Russian interference and the FBI cost her the White House

“I’m now back to being an active citizen,” she said.

Family of American woman who died in Limerick house fire flying from US to identify her body RIP

Family of American woman who died in Limerick house fire flying from US to identify her body

The woman has lived in Ireland for several years, and attended University of Limerick.

# america - Monday 1 May, 2017

'Ok, it’s enough': Trump cuts short interview when pushed over Obama wiretap claim

Trump didn’t respond well to the interviewer’s line of questioning.

No money for the border wall after last-minute spending deal agreed in US Sad

No money for the border wall after last-minute spending deal agreed in US

It looks like Trump’s plans to build the Mexican border wall will be shelved for the moment.

# america - Thursday 27 April, 2017

Trump agrees to re-negotiate 'disastrous' NAFTA trade deal

The announcement came after reports in US media that Trump was considering giving formal notice of pulling the United States out.

# america - Sunday 23 April, 2017

New York trials birth control for rats to tackle massive rodent population

Officials are now preparing to launch a trial of a liquid bait which will make the rats infertile.

# america - Thursday 20 April, 2017

Another death row inmate's life spared in Arkansas

Actor Johnny Depp has been one of thousands of protesters to demonstrate against capital punishment.

# america - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

Trump's 'very powerful armada' headed to Australia, not North Korea

It is a sign Trump is letting China control North Korea.

America will respond to any North Korean attack with 'overwhelming and effective' force

Aboard the USS Ronald Reagan, Mike Pence told troops he was there as “storm clouds gather on the horizon” of Northeast Asia.

# america - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

North Korea threatens weekly missile tests as Trump says they 'gotta behave'

North Korea could react to a potential US strike by targeting South Korea or Japan.

# america - Monday 17 April, 2017

From The Daily Edge 25 things Irish people just do not understand about America What In Tarnation

25 things Irish people just do not understand about America

Contains the world’s most painfully embarrassing promprosal.

# america - Thursday 13 April, 2017

America's first female Muslim judge found dead on New York riverbank

Sheila Abdus-Salaam was also the first black woman to be appointed to New York’s highest court.

Trump says US-Russian relations may be 'at an all time low'

The countries had engaged in a decades-long Cold War.

# america - Sunday 9 April, 2017

US moves Navy strike group in show of force against North Korea

The move will raise tensions in the region and comes hard on the heels of a US missile strike on Syria.

# america - Saturday 8 April, 2017

UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson cancels Russia trip after US bombs Syria

“The United States will no longer wait for Assad to use chemical weapons without any consequences.”

US-led air strike near ISIS-held city kills 15 civilians in Syria

More than 320,000 people have been killed in Syria since the conflict began with anti-government demonstrations in March 2011.

# america - Friday 7 April, 2017

First US targeted missile strike on Assad regime kills six Syrian soldiers

Trump confirmed the first American targeted strike against Assad’s regime.