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# 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.

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# us - Friday 19 May, 2017

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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.

US calls for tougher sanctions after North Korea fires ballistic missile

The missile flew more than 700 kilometres before landing in the Sea of Japan (East Sea).

# us - Saturday 13 May, 2017

Trump threatens to shut down daily press briefings 'for the sake of accuracy'

Trump’s statements, through a tweet and later television interview, threaten a Washington institution.

Armed man kills new police chief and two nursing home staff before being found dead

No nursing home residents were injured in the incident.

# us - Friday 12 May, 2017

'A herculean accomplishment': Trump administration congratulates itself over China trade deal

Relations between the two governments have been warmer than expected since Trump took over the presidency.

# us - Thursday 11 May, 2017

From The42 Major League Rugby on the way as the US looks to fulfil its vast potential Stateside

Major League Rugby on the way as the US looks to fulfil its vast potential

The new competition launches next year, with teams in Texas, Seattle, New Orleans and Austin.

Poll: Will Trump see out his four-year term as US president? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will Trump see out his four-year term as US president?

The US president has been embroiled in controversy in recent days.

'It is done, and I will be fine': Former FBI director writes farewell letter after Trump fires him

Comey was abruptly dismissed Tuesday by the Republican president, who said the issue was Comey’s inability to lead.

# us - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

'Nothing less than Nixonian': Democrats hit out after Trump fires head of the FBI

James Comey was told the FBI needed new leadership.

# us - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

Statement on Muslim ban removed from Trump's website after press briefing

“I don’t think I need to clarify what I’ve said or what the president’s said,” was Spicer’s response.

Suspected killer of engaged Boston doctors is charged while lying in his hospital bed Long Arm Of The Law This post contains videos

Suspected killer of engaged Boston doctors is charged while lying in his hospital bed

Bampumim Teixeira was shot by police in the luxury apartment where the doctors were killed.

# us - Friday 5 May, 2017

Survivors and families of Berkeley victims agree compensation with construction firms

The family of Ashley Donohoe, who died in the balcony collapse, released a statement through their lawyer today.

# us - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

Prisoner dehydration death erupts into US scandal

The details of Terrill Thomas’s death have sparked national outrage.

# us - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

From The42 It's Stateside next for Katie Taylor before a planned world title fight in Dublin KT

It's Stateside next for Katie Taylor before a planned world title fight in Dublin

Promoter Eddie Hearn has indicated that the Bray boxer’s sixth professional bout could take place in Las Vegas, New York or Boston.

'It's a very terrifying thing': Jimmy Kimmel opens up about newborn son's heart surgery

“Even that Matt Damon sent flowers,” Kimmel said during a monologue on access to healthcare.

'People don't ask... why was there a Civil War?': Historians mystified by Trump's latest comments

“I would prefer the president had a better handle on American history,” one historian remarked.

# us - Monday 1 May, 2017

Trump says he would be 'honoured' to meet with North Korea's Kim Jong-Un

Earlier, North Korea warned it can carry out a nuclear missile test ‘at any time and at any location’.

'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.

# us - Saturday 29 April, 2017

As drug lord El Chapo awaits trial, his father-in-law is sentenced to 10 years

Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman is facing charges in the US of running one of the world’s biggest drug empires.

First openly lesbian bishop in US Methodist Church may lose her job

Bishop Karen Oliveto’s civil marriage to another woman violates church law that bars clergy who are “self-avowed practicing homosexuals”.

# us - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

US trying to pressure North Korea into dismantling nuclear weapons

Officials said they want to bring North Korea back to the “path of dialogue”.

Trump's plan to slash corporate rates to 15% could pose 'competitive challenge to Ireland'

The plan could face stiff opposition in Congress.

# us - Monday 24 April, 2017

'That's fantastic': Record-breaking astronaut receives congratulatory call from Donald Trump

The International Space Station’s commander surpassed the record of 534 days, two hours and 48 minutes for most accumulated time in space.

US blacklists Syrian chemists over deadly sarin gas attack

It is one of the US’s largest-ever sanctions announcements.

North Korea detains US citizen who was trying to leave the country

A total of three US citizens have now been held by North Korea in the last two weeks.

# us - Sunday 23 April, 2017

North Korea 'detains third US citizen' as tensions rise

US President Donald Trump has urged China to take stronger steps to press North Korea to curb its nuclear and missile programmes.

# us - Saturday 22 April, 2017

Check out these incredible images of US National Parks - from eye level and space Mother Nature This post contains images
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