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# us - Today’s News

North Korea says it is the 'biggest victim' in US student's death

Otto Warmbier had been in a coma since shortly after he was sentenced to 15 years of hard labour for alleging stealing a poster.

# us - Monday 19 June, 2017

Russia warns it will 'treat US planes as targets' after jet shot down

The US military shot down a Syrian Air Force jet yesterday, in a new escalation of the conflict.

# us - Friday 16 June, 2017

Donald Trump says he's ending Obama's 'one-sided deal' with Cuba

Of course, that’s not the whole truth – in reality he’s restricting travel and trading with Cuba.

Woman who urged boyfriend to kill himself in texts found guilty of manslaughter

Michelle Carter faces a sentence of probation to 20 years in prison.

# us - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

Republican congressman shot at baseball game 'remains in critical condition' tonight

Five people were shot by gunman James Hodgkinson, who also lost his life, during the incident.

Four killed and others injured after San Francisco warehouse shooting

The shooter is thought to be an employee at the delivery company.

Bernie Sanders says suspect who shot Republicans volunteered on his campaign

“Let me be as clear as I can be. Violence of any kind is unacceptable in our society,” Senator Sanders told Capitol Hill.

Two inmates 'dangerous beyond description' on the run after killing guards

“My biggest worry is they’re going to kill somebody else.”

# us - Monday 12 June, 2017

Once again, Donald Trump's travel ban has been rejected by the courts

The ban has been rejected twice before – once in January and again in March.

Republican who bodyslammed reporter sentenced to 20 hours of anger management

Montana congressman Greg Gianforte was handed 40 hours of community service today.

Puerto Rico votes to become 51st US state

However, turnout was low and the referendum result isn’t binding.

# us - Sunday 11 June, 2017

US attorney general Jeff Sessions the next to face grilling over Russian interactions

Concerns have been raised about whether Sessions helped otherwise subvert the ongoing Russia-related investigations.

Footage shows moment woman chained up for two months by serial killer is rescued South Carolina This post contains videos

Footage shows moment woman chained up for two months by serial killer is rescued

South Carolina prosecutors released several videos, dozens of pictures and hundreds of pages of evidence against serial killer Todd Kohlhepp.

# us - Saturday 10 June, 2017

Afghan commando kills two American soldiers in 'insider attack'

The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack in the volatile district of Achin.

# us - 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.

# us - Monday 5 June, 2017

Almost 9,000 have signed a petition to have a US military ship named after an Irishman

Patrick Gallagher from Co Mayo fought in and died during the Vietnam War.

# us - Saturday 3 June, 2017

US says North Korea 'poses a threat to us all'

Trump’s team wants to get China, Pyongyang’s ally, on side.

# us - Friday 2 June, 2017

It ain't over yet - Trump has taken his travel ban all the way to the US Supreme Court

It’s unlikely however that the court will hear Trump’s case during its current term.

From The42 Daryl Horgan handed first international start in Ireland team to face Mexico COYBIG

Daryl Horgan handed first international start in Ireland team to face Mexico

It’s been confirmed that James McClean will captain the Boys in Green this evening.

# us - 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.”

# us - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

From The42 Tommy O'Donnell ruled out injured as Ruddock appointed Ireland captain for summer tour Tod

Tommy O'Donnell ruled out injured as Ruddock appointed Ireland captain for summer tour

Ulster’s Sean Reidy will replace the Munster man once the squad get to Japan for the second and third matches of their tour.

Trump planning to pull US out of Paris climate deal

A White House official told AP that Trump is expected to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate accord.

# us - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

US security steps back from banning laptops on flights from Europe for now

The ban could still be implemented for Europe if the threat level worsens.

Manuel Noriega, infamous dictator toppled by US army, dies aged 83

Noriega ruled the Central American country of Panama between 1983 and 1989 before being deposed by a US military invasion.

# us - Monday 29 May, 2017

North Korea has launched its third missile in three weeks

It’s the latest in a series of launches that have ratcheted up tensions over its nuclear weapons ambitions.

# us - Sunday 28 May, 2017

# us - Saturday 27 May, 2017

Trump's son-in-law 'sought secret line to Moscow'

This is the latest in a deluge of allegations on the White House’s Russian links.

# us - Monday 22 May, 2017

Elite US boarding school acknowledges decades of 'sexual misconduct' by staff

An investigation into St Paul’s School reviewed 34 current and former staff members.

'Legally blind' Bill Cosby arrives for jury selection in sex assault trial

Cosby is accused of plying Andrea Constand with pills and wine and then assaulting her at his home in 2004.

# us - Friday 19 May, 2017

US facing calls to act after Turkish guards use violence on protesters Washington This post contains videos

US facing calls to act after Turkish guards use violence on protesters

Both Republicans and Democrats say there must be consequences for the guards’ actions.

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

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

# us - Thursday 18 May, 2017

Trump slams Russia probe as 'greatest political witch hunt in history' in morning tweets

Former FBI director Robert Mueller has been given powers to investigate alleged Russian links.

# us - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

Donald Trump: 'No politician in history has been treated worse or more unfairly' Embattled This post contains videos

Donald Trump: 'No politician in history has been treated worse or more unfairly'

The US President was addressing Coast Guard graduates today.

# us - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

Teenage boy in US died after drinking energy drinks too quickly

Davis Allen Cripe, 16, collapsed at school and later died in hospital.

From The42 US to host first ever Manchester derby on foreign soil Take Two

US to host first ever Manchester derby on foreign soil

The bitter rivals will face off in a pre-season friendly in Houston, Texas.

Trump says he had 'absolute right' to share information with Russians

The Washington Post reported Trump had shared “highly classified” information with Russian officials.

From The42 Joe Schmidt includes eight uncapped players in squad for Ireland's summer tour New Faces

Joe Schmidt includes eight uncapped players in squad for Ireland's summer tour

One more name will be added after this weekend’s provincial games.

US accuses Syria of executing thousands of political opponents and burning their bodies in a crematorium

The allegation could test the Trump administration’s willingness to respond to atrocities, other than chemical weapons attacks.

# us - Monday 15 May, 2017

Another appeals court begins review of Trump's travel ban

Questions have been asked whether the law is a ban on Muslims – which Trump promised during his election campaign.

# us - Sunday 14 May, 2017

A US regulator's website crashed after John Oliver posted a video about it

John Oliver’s show Last Week Tonight goes on air after a week of controversy – good controversy, though.

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