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# us - Today’s News


# us - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

Search continues for ‘armed and dangerous’ suspect after six die in US shooting spree

All six dead in Pennsylvaia have a “familial relationship” to the suspect Bradley William Stone.

# us - Friday 12 December, 2014

US avoids West Wing-style shutdown as House passes $1.1 trillion spending bill

The late night vote followed a long day of arm-twisting by the White House as dozens of Democrats revolted over parts of the bill.

# us - Saturday 6 December, 2014

Photos: The world’s biggest nativity scene happened this week

One thousand people, some wise men, a donkey and a camel…

# us - Friday 5 December, 2014

1.8 million Irish adults could be at risk of dying 8 years before their time

Obesity could also lead to a person losing as much as 19 years of healthy living.

# us - Thursday 4 December, 2014

Opinion: US policing culture is growing increasingly violent – so where will it end?

Adjusting for the disparity in population, citizens in Britain – another country with armed police – are around 100 times less likely to be shot by a police officer than Americans.

# us - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

# us - Monday 1 December, 2014

“Everyone considers them as rape fraternities” – US colleges have a rape problem

California has just brought in a ‘Yes means Yes’ consent law.

# us - Sunday 30 November, 2014

Undocumented and living in the US? Here’s what the new immigration reforms mean for you

In the US it is estimated that there is over 50,000 undocumented Irish citizens.

# us - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

Column: Remember the name Tamir Rice – a child shot dead by police for carrying a toy gun USA

Column: Remember the name Tamir Rice – a child shot dead by police for carrying a toy gun

American police forces have become increasingly militarised in recent decades – adopting the weapons, tactics and mindset of soldiers instead of civilian protectors.

# us - Sunday 23 November, 2014

Suicide bomber on motorcycle kills 50 at volleyball game

WARNING: This article contains a graphic image of those killed in the blast.

# us - Saturday 22 November, 2014

Bill Cosby was applauded by an adoring audience last night

The entertainer has be accused by more than a dozen women of sexual assault.

# us - Friday 21 November, 2014

Casinos drop Bill Cosby shows as more and more women allege sexual assault

At least 12 women had made rape and sexual assault allegations against the comic.

Irish undocumented migrants in the USA could be able to visit home

President Obama has offered undocumented migrants protection from deportation.

# us - Thursday 20 November, 2014

Almost a thousand people have died since the start of the Ukraine ceasefire

That’s an average of 13 people a day.

50,000 Irish citizens could be affected by Obama’s immigration law change

The President will be using his power to create a system that better facilitates undocumented immigrants.

# us - Saturday 15 November, 2014

Not lovin’ it: The slow decline of fast food in America

Has the US love affair with fast food come to an end? Not quite – but consumers are starting to turn away from burger chains.

# us - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

New York Mayor declares city Ebola-free alongside cured patient

Mali, however, has recorded just its second death.

# us - Saturday 8 November, 2014

Gorbachev: We’re on the brink of a ‘new Cold War’

The 83-year-old has accused the West, particularly the US, of giving in to “triumphalism” after the collapse of the USSR.

# us - Thursday 6 November, 2014

US scientist denies lacing his wife’s energy drink with a lethal dose of cyanide

Autumn Klein fell suddenly ill and died three days later.

# us - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

Five things we learned from the US midterms

Bad night for Obama, but what else happened?

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Catch up as you wake up.

Disaster for Obama as Republicans win US Senate

Republicans seized at least seven seats from Senate Democrats.

# us - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

Republicans eye the Senate in close midterm vote

Democrats could lose Senate seats in as many as 10 states.

Explainer: What is happening with the US mid-term elections?

With polls opening today, it’s all to play for. Here’s what to look for.

# us - Thursday 30 October, 2014

Small plane crashes at Kansas airport during take off

One person is reported to be in a critical condition.

“It’s not science-based” – Nurse who treated Ebola patients refuses to be quarantined

The state of Maine is considering a court order to detain Kaci Hickox.

# us - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

Top Obama official: Netanyahu is a “chickenshit”

The unnamed staffer also called the Israeli PM a “coward” in a newly published article.

# us - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

US says people returning from West Africa DON’T have to be quarantined because of the stigma

The Centre for Disease Control says some policies have been creating a stigma.

# us - Sunday 26 October, 2014

Nurse in Ebola quarantine criticises how her case has been handled

Kaci Hickox says it is a frightening time.

# us - Friday 24 October, 2014

Two dead after shooter opens fire at US high school

Police are at the scene in Washington, north Seattle.

Watch: US military obliterate Islamic State flag planted on Kobane hill

The effect of the air campaign remains the subject of debate.

# us - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

Three teen girls suspected of trying to join IS stopped at German airport

The three Colorado girls were heading for Turkey.

# us - Monday 20 October, 2014

Opinion: US midterm elections – why they’re important to America and the world USA

Opinion: US midterm elections – why they’re important to America and the world

The midterms are equally worthy of your attention as the US presidential elections.

This year could be the hottest EVER recorded

Global land and sea temperatures for last month were the highest ever recorded.

# us - Friday 17 October, 2014

Same-sex marriage now legal in more than half the US states

Seven more states were added to the list today.

# us - Thursday 9 October, 2014

Off-duty Missouri police officer fires 17 shots killing teen – police say he fired first

St. Louis Police say the deceased man fired at the officer first.

# us - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

From Business ETC Twitter sues the US government over right to disclose surveillance orders Fightback

Twitter sues the US government over right to disclose surveillance orders

The lawsuit concerns the restrictions placed on Twitter over its ability to disclose the exact number of requests made by the FBI and US Justice Department.

# us - Monday 6 October, 2014

NBC cameraman with Ebola arrives in US for treatment

Pictured is Dr Mitchell Levy, father of the patient, Ashoka Mukpo.

# us - Friday 3 October, 2014

From Business ETC Biggest US bank reveals 76 million customers were hacked Data Breach

Biggest US bank reveals 76 million customers were hacked

User contact information, like names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses, was compromised.

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