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#US

# us - Monday 15 January, 2018

'An epic failure': Fallout continues after pushing of 'wrong button' causes mass panic in Hawaii

People received notices to their phones that a ballistic missile attack was imminent just after 8am local time.

# us - Saturday 13 January, 2018

African Union demands apology from Donald Trump for 'racist' slur

The US President has denied making the comment, though he admits that his language had been “tough”.

# us - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

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Death threats sent to US school after video of teacher being handcuffed goes viral

Deyshia Hargrave was arrested after questioning pay policies during a board meeting.

# us - 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.

# us - Saturday 6 January, 2018

Ireland's biggest company is poised to save over €100m thanks to Trump's tax cuts

Building supplies firm CRH is selling its Americas distribution division.

# us - 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.

Frozen iguanas falling from trees in Florida as record-breaking cold spells continue

In Boston, rescue services had to rush to the aid of people trapped by icy waters in their vehicles.

Four killed, flights cancelled and schools closed as 'bomb cyclone' batters the US

Nearly 75% of flights departing Boston and New Jersey’s Newark airports were cancelled.

# us - Thursday 4 January, 2018

Shark froze to death as freezing cold continues to grip large sections of the US

Yesterday, Florida saw snow for the first time in 29 years.

# us - Thursday 28 December, 2017

Republican Roy Moore files lawsuit to block Alabama Senate result, alleging voter fraud

Democrat Doug Jones was announced the winner of the 12 December special election.

# us - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

A white Christmas: Record-breaking 60 inches of snowfall has completely buried this US town

58 inches of snow fell between Christmas Day to Stephen’s Day in the US town of Erie.

# us - Sunday 24 December, 2017

'Surely to God Trump won't break up families': Letters reveal fears of undocumented Irish in the US FOI

'Surely to God Trump won't break up families': Letters reveal fears of undocumented Irish in the US

Others were less supportive of the undocumented with one man asking for them to be described as illegal rather than ‘undocumented’.

# us - 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.

# us - Friday 22 December, 2017

US President Donald Trump signs $1.5 trillion tax overhaul into law

He also signed short-term funding bill into law that that will keep the federal government running until 19 January.

# us - Tuesday 19 December, 2017

America says North Korea carried out WannaCry malware attack

“The attack was widespread and cost billions, and North Korea is directly responsible.”

# us - Monday 18 December, 2017

Multiple fatalities and injuries after Washington train derails onto highway

It’s not yet known what caused the incident.

# us - Thursday 14 December, 2017

Leader of the British far-right group that Trump retweeted has been arrested

The US President retweeted a message from Britain First’s deputy leader last month.

# us - 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.

# us - Tuesday 12 December, 2017

Trump makes last-ditch effort to get Roy Moore elected despite molestation accusations

Several women have claimed Moore sexually molested or pursued them when they were in their teens.

# us - 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.

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Warning issued about window blinds to help prevent tragic accidents

Two children end up in US emergency departments every day due to accidents with window blinds.

# us - Sunday 10 December, 2017

Arab leaders 'denounce and condemn' Trump's stance on Jerusalem amid violent protests

Ministers are demanding the US reverses its decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

# us - Friday 8 December, 2017

'I didn't know if we'd make it': Homes and horses burned as 200,000 flee wildfires in California

Evacuations have been ordered in several areas.

# us - Monday 4 December, 2017

'We need his vote': Trump backs Republican accused of preying on teenagers

US Senate hopeful Roy Moore is accused of sexually inappropriate conduct with a string of teenage girls.

# us - Sunday 3 December, 2017

'Unwatchable!': Aer Lingus responds to SNL sketch with a Trump-esque tweet

Some of the jokes in the Saturday Night Live sketch about the airline didn’t quite land.

# us - Thursday 30 November, 2017

US warns North Korean leadership will be 'utterly destroyed' if war breaks out

“If war comes, make no mistake – The North Korean regime will be utterly destroyed.”

# us - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

North Korea says it can now hit the entire United States with its missiles

Donald Trump said simply that “it’s a situation we can handle”.

# us - Thursday 23 November, 2017

Man beheaded by notorious gang near Washington

President Donald Trump has vowed to wipe out the violent gang.

# us - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

Chicago police officer given 5 years in prison for shooting car full of 5 teenagers

Marco Proano said he fired to protect a teen hanging out of the window of the car.

# us - Saturday 18 November, 2017

Some Amish people live 10 years longer than their neighbours. Scientists say it's because of a gene mutation

Amish people with this gene mutation were also significantly less likely to get diabetes.

# us - 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.

# us - Thursday 16 November, 2017

Kevin Spacey accused of 20 incidences of inappropriate behaviour from his time at London's Old Vic theatre

Spacey was artistic director at the famous venue for 11 years from 2003.

# us - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

Wife of California shooter found dead under floor in home

Kevin Neal shot 14 people in seven different locations yesterday.

US death row inmate to get pillow to help him breathe during execution

Alva Campbell was sentenced to death for gunning down a teenager he held hostage.

Irish man from 'Rathkeale Rovers' smuggling gang jailed in Miami for trafficking a rhino horn

Michael Hegarty was arrested in Belgium following an international arrest warrant.

# us - Friday 10 November, 2017

Donald Trump: Republican 'will step aside' if sexual encounter with girl is true

Senate candidate Roy Moore has denied the allegations; his campaign called the story “fake news”.

# us - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

Air Force mistake enabled Texas shooter to buy guns, despite violent past

Devin Patrick Kelley killed 26 people and injured at least 20 others in Texas’ worst mass shooting.

# us - Saturday 4 November, 2017

US journalist charged with attempting to overthrow Robert Mugabe after calling him 'selfish and sick'

Martha O’Donovan, who works in Zimbabwe, has been remanded in custody.