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# 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.

# america - Thursday 6 April, 2017

For the first time, a country will sell recreational marijuana in its pharmacies

Uruguay will become the first nation to make the step later this year.

Head of probe into Trump's ties to Russia steps aside due to ethics complaints

Republican Devin Nunes stepped aside temporarily today.

# america - Monday 3 April, 2017

Hollywood star Doris Day finds out she's 95 on her 93rd birthday

There are a couple of theories about how the error occurred.

# america - Sunday 2 April, 2017

'The sky hasn't fallen': The cannabis business is in great shape in Trump's America

The federal government still classifies marijuana as an illegal drug, but business in booming in states where it’s legal.

# america - Friday 31 March, 2017

Donald Trump's visits to his resort are costing Florida millions

If Trump continues to visit Mar-a-Lago, the county will need funds to defend against cyber attacks and terrorism.

# america - Friday 24 March, 2017

Trump forced to withdraw Obamacare replacement in major political defeat

House Republicans indicated the vote would lose.

# america - Thursday 23 March, 2017

Trump's pick for top judge has set US politicians on a collision course

A Supreme Court seat has been open for more than 13 months, since the death of Justice Antonin Scalia.

# america - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

He called it 'obsolete', but Trump says he will reaffirm US commitment to Nato

The White House confirmed Trump will attend a Nato meeting in May.

# america - Sunday 12 March, 2017

Trainee doctors in the US can work 24-hour shifts under new rules

Groups representing medical students, interns and residents oppose the loosening of work-shift caps.

# america - Thursday 9 March, 2017

Assange accuses CIA of 'devastating incompetence' and warns he has a lot more info to leak

US officials told CNN that a federal criminal investigation was being opened into the leak.

# america - Monday 6 March, 2017

Donald Trump has brought in a new travel ban targeting people from six countries

The new ban applies to six of the seven countries which were included in the initial travel ban.

# america - Saturday 4 March, 2017

Jewish communities in the US have faced a string of anti-semitic threats so far this year

Over 500 headstones were damaged at the weekend at the Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia.

# america - Sunday 26 February, 2017

'He was just enjoying his glass of beer': Family's distress after Indian men shot in 'hate crime'

India has demanded the “strongest action” from the US government over the incident.

# america - Saturday 25 February, 2017

Man arrested in New York after chainsawing through door and injuring his boss

Police haven’t said what led to the incident.

# america - Friday 24 February, 2017

Sanders says Trump has 'opened the floodgates' for private prisons to profit

President Trump has promised a crackdown on crime and illegal immigration, meaning more prisons are needed quick.

# america - Thursday 23 February, 2017

20 fires started at Standing Rock as protest camp dismantled

“The camps will continue,” one protester said. “Freedom is in our DNA, and we have no choice but to continue the struggle.”

# america - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

Trump appoints his third pick as national security advisor

McMaster is another name on the long list of Trump advisors who have been plucked from the military.

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