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White House: Donald Trump supports move to strengthen gun background checks

Trump has come under intensifying pressure to act after 17 people were killed last week.

# united-states - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

'Vanessa & my children are safe': Trump Jr's wife unhurt after opening letter containing white powder

The New York Fire Department said it treated three patients who were then taken to a hospital for evaluation.

# united-states - Friday 9 February, 2018

US Congress passes spending bill to end government shutdown

The government shutdown did not last too long.

# united-states - Friday 2 February, 2018

Girl (15) sentenced to 40 years in mental hospital for stabbing friend to appease fictional 'Slender Man'

A judge ordered the sentence yesterday, explaining his decision as “an issue of community protection”.

Trump set to okay release of explosive memo alleging abuse of power in the FBI

“The president is OK with it,” an official told AFP, in relation to releasing the memo.

# united-states - Thursday 1 February, 2018

FBI has 'grave concerns' over Trump plan to release controversial memo

The four-page memo suggests that the Justice Department and the FBI abused their power.

# united-states - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

Donald Trump heralds 'a new American moment' in his first State of the Union address

Trump said the United States’ immigration policies were the cause of a number of social ills.

# united-states - Thursday 25 January, 2018

'I would love to do it': Trump says he's ready to be questioned in Russia investigation

It was the first time Trump said directly that he would cooperate with Russia collusion prosecutor Robert Mueller.

# united-states - Wednesday 24 January, 2018

Reports that Trump could be questioned soon over alleged Russian election meddling

Reports have indicated that Trump could be questioned in the “coming weeks”.

# united-states - Tuesday 16 January, 2018

'They don't respect the rules': A flock of Romanian sheep are nibbling away at US security

The farmer on the land had built a shelter for his sheep well before work began on the military site.

Trump takes aim at Democratic senator over leak of 's***hole countries' comments

Without explicitly denying his use of the word, Trump said the senator had misrepresented what he said about African nations.

# united-states - Sunday 7 January, 2018

US police apologise to victims after throwing away untested rape kits

The Fayetteville police force in North Carolina has admitted it threw away more than 300 rape kits.

# united-states - Friday 5 January, 2018

Iran says that meeting of UN Security Council over mass protests is 'a preposterous example of US bullying'

At least 21 people have been killed and hundreds arrested amid anti-government rallies and unrest that began last week.

# united-states - Monday 1 January, 2018

Recreational marijuana is legal in California from today

But finding a shop to buy non-medical pot in California won’t be easy, at least initially.

# united-states - Saturday 23 December, 2017

'The world wants peace, not death!' - Trump welcomes new sanctions on North Korea

The sanctions will restrict oil supplies vital for Pyongyang’s missile and nuclear programmes.

'Blindness, removal of the spleen': Study finds rubber bullets are not safe

The US study found three in every 100 people injured by rubber bullets died as a result.

# united-states - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

Trump hails 'historic' victory as Republican tax plan passes through Congress Tax

Trump hails 'historic' victory as Republican tax plan passes through Congress

Republican lawmakers were headed to the White House later today to celebrate with the president.

# united-states - Wednesday 13 December, 2017

Rex Tillerson says US ready to talk to North Korea 'without preconditions'

Tillerson, however, remains determined to force it to abandon its nuclear arsenal.

# united-states - Tuesday 12 December, 2017

Alabama voters go to the polls in crucial Senate contest between Trump pick Roy Moore and Democrat Doug Jones

Polls are scheduled to close at 7pm (1am Irish time) across Alabama, with three million voters called to cast ballots.

# united-states - Monday 11 December, 2017

70% of Irish people would not support a state visit by Donald Trump

Trump has been a divisive figure in politics across the world since he took over as US president in January of this year.

New York subway attack: Suspect came to US in 2011 and was inspired by Islamic State NYC

New York subway attack: Suspect came to US in 2011 and was inspired by Islamic State

The man set off a crude pipe bomb strapped to his body earlier today in a crowded subway corridor near Times Square.

Judge rules transgender people are free to enlist in the US military from January

The move will be seen as a blow to President Donald Trump.

# united-states - Sunday 10 December, 2017

Property prices are going way up on the West Coast of America and there are tens of thousands of homeless people

A report that showed nearly 554,000 homeless people across the country during local tallies.

# united-states - Tuesday 5 December, 2017

Trump formally backs multiple sex assault accused Roy Moore

Trump had previously characterised the allegations against Moore as “very troubling” before changing tack.

# united-states - Monday 4 December, 2017

Air crew over Japan saw North Korean missile re-enter atmosphere

The airline’s general manager said crew described seeing the missile “blow up and fall apart”.

# united-states - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

Donald Trump has been retweeting anti-Muslim videos from a British far-right leader

The videos had been shared by deputy leader of Britain First, Jayda Fransen.

# united-states - Friday 17 November, 2017

'Where do his hands go?' Trump hits out at Senator accused of groping sportscaster

The US President has yet to comment on the numerous allegations levelled against Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore.

# united-states - Wednesday 8 November, 2017

An invite to Trump to visit Ireland still stands, but his presidency has dented how the US is viewed

About 8 in 10 Irish people feel more negatively about the US than they did this time last year.

# united-states - Monday 30 October, 2017

From The42 Former England boss Allardyce admits interest in Everton and USA posts Big Sam

Former England boss Allardyce admits interest in Everton and USA posts

The experienced coach said he would be open to holding talks regarding two vacant positions.

# united-states - Saturday 28 October, 2017

US Defense Secretary warns North Korea of 'massive military response'

Pyongyang in recent months has sparked global alarm by conducting a sixth nuclear test and test-launching missiles capable of reaching the US mainland.

# united-states - Monday 23 October, 2017

Pregnant widow of killed US soldier says phone call from Donald Trump made 'me cry even worse'

Myeshia Johnson told ABC’s Good Morning America in an interview that she has nothing to say to the president.

# united-states - Sunday 22 October, 2017

Three million adult Americans carry a loaded gun on a daily basis

New research reviewed the behaviour of 1,444 gun owners in the US.

# united-states - Saturday 14 October, 2017

'We're not out of this emergency, not even close': California wildfire death toll rises to 33

An estimated 5,700 structures have been destroyed by the wildfires.

From The42 'There's a lot better candidates than myself' – Vieira dismisses links to USA job United States

'There's a lot better candidates than myself' – Vieira dismisses links to USA job

Patrick Vieira said he is not the man to fill the void left by Bruce Arena after the United States failed to qualify for the 2018 World Cup.

# united-states - Thursday 12 October, 2017

From The42 'They failed the sport and they failed their country': US legend Lalas rues World Cup failure Hurt

'They failed the sport and they failed their country': US legend Lalas rues World Cup failure

Lalas called the Americans’ botched qualification campaign an “incredible failure.”

# united-states - Saturday 7 October, 2017

From The42 Wonderkid Christian Pulisic brings USA to within one game of World Cup qualification Serious Talent This post contains videos

Wonderkid Christian Pulisic brings USA to within one game of World Cup qualification

Borussia Dortmund star Pulisic scored and assisted as the United States defeated Panama 4-0 in Orlando.

# united-states - Thursday 5 October, 2017

Three American special forces troops among several killed in ambush

The US Africa command confirmed in a statement that a joint US and Nigerien patrol came under fire in Niger.

# united-states - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

Steven Avery denied a request for a new trial

Avery’s conviction was the subject of a popular Netflix documentary.

# united-states - Tuesday 3 October, 2017

After berating San Juan's mayor, Trump is visiting Puerto Rico

Trump wants to show that the federal government is on top of the daunting recovery effort.

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