# us - Yesterday’s News
# us - Monday 13 February, 2017
The evacuation was ordered yesterday afternoon after engineers spotted a hole on the concrete lip of the secondary spillway of the dam.
# us - Thursday 9 February, 2017
Sessions, a former attorney general of Alabama, was finally confirmed by the US Senate last night.
# us - Sunday 5 February, 2017
Trump was speaking in an excerpt of a Super Bowl interview with Fox News’s Bill O’Reilly.
# us - Saturday 4 February, 2017
The US security programme dealing with IS online is beset with “incompetence, cronyism and flawed data”.
Jarlath Regan tweeted yesterday that the operation had been a success.
# us - Friday 3 February, 2017
“I understand during a live interview how one can misspeak and we appreciate the clarification,” Mayor Wilkerson said.
# us - Thursday 2 February, 2017
US president Donald Trump has vowed to fight Islamic extremism relentlessly.
# us - Sunday 29 January, 2017
Trump has antagonised China for showing his support for Taiwan on the issue.
The American Civil Liberties Union won a legal challenge, describing Trump’s move as a ban on Muslims.
# us - Saturday 28 January, 2017
Entry to the US is being denied to people from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen.
# us - Friday 27 January, 2017
Trump had accepted an invitation to make a state visit to Britain later this year.
# us - Wednesday 25 January, 2017
The move comes just weeks after he told media that he “couldn’t care less” about the resort.
# us - Sunday 22 January, 2017
The presenter replied that ‘alternative facts’ were not facts: “they’re falsehoods”.
# us - Saturday 21 January, 2017
The former chair of Republicans Abroad Ireland tells us why he thinks Russia probably has compromising material on the new US President, but it might not matter.
# us - Wednesday 18 January, 2017
Overall, the outgoing President said, he believes America will be ok.
Assange has been living in the Ecuadorian embassy in London since June 2012 to avoid being extradited to Sweden.
During the campaign trail the US president-elect referred to it as “the worst deal ever negotiated”.
# us - Sunday 15 January, 2017
African-American heroes and those from other minorities are being used on a special series of coins.
# us - Saturday 14 January, 2017
# us - Friday 13 January, 2017
Seamus Heaney and WB Yeats featured in the speeches given by the men yesterday.
# us - Thursday 12 January, 2017
Donald Trump is claiming to have played a role in the move.
# us - Tuesday 10 January, 2017
Civil rights advocates have rallied against his nomination, with protesters attending today’s Senate hearing.
# us - Monday 9 January, 2017
Jared Kushner will need to argue that a federal anti-nepotism law barring officials from appointing relatives to government positions does not apply to him.
The accusations from the US are baseless and amateurish, the Kremlin insists.
# us - Saturday 7 January, 2017
LA police chief Charlie Beck says his officers won’t take part in federal operations to deport undocumented foreigners.
# us - Friday 6 January, 2017
A new report says the Russian president acted on grudges against the US after being embarrassed by the Panama Papers and the Olympic doping scandal.
# us - Thursday 5 January, 2017
On 12 June, 2016, a gunman opened fire inside the nightclub, killing 49 people and wounding 53 in America’s deadliest mass shooting.
Repealing the controversial health care plan is one of the main plans of the incoming Republican administration.
# us - Wednesday 4 January, 2017
None of the injuries are thought to be life-threatening.
# us - Sunday 1 January, 2017
Trump rarely uses email or computers despite his frequent tweeting.
# us - Saturday 31 December, 2016
The attack, on the electrical network of northeastern state Vermont, is not believed to have upset supply.
# us - Thursday 29 December, 2016
Barack Obama has announced a series of sanctions in retaliation for the alleged US election hack by Russia.
# us - Tuesday 27 December, 2016
There were incidents across America, and numerous false reports of gunfire.
# us - Monday 26 December, 2016
He said he believes the American public still supports his progressive vision.
# us - Friday 23 December, 2016
Some dancers have said they don’t want to perform at the event next month.
# us - Thursday 22 December, 2016
The boy’s 11-year-old brother said the two were home alone when the nine-year-old began playing with a gun and it accidentally fired.
The US President-elect made the comment a few hours after Vladimir Putin said something similar about Russia.
# us - Friday 16 December, 2016
The outgoing US president’s remarks dramatically upped the stakes in a dispute between the world’s leading nuclear powers.
# us - Thursday 15 December, 2016
The settlement comes after a hacker group released what was said to be personal data on millions of people.