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USA

# usa - Thursday 21 August, 2014

Debate Room: Was the New York Post’s front page photo of James Foley unethical?

We look in more detail at an issue which has caused widespread anger…

# usa - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

Potshots, tear gas, snipers and curfews: ‘Fighting a war with unarmed citizens’ in Ferguson

The continued protests in Ferguson over Michael Brown’s death have seen unrest in the town.

Two students arrested on suspicion of plotting mass shooting at high school

Police said the adolescents had planned to kill three staff members and as many students as possible.

# usa - Sunday 17 August, 2014

Police fire smoke and tear gas at defiant Ferguson protesters

Despite the curfew being put into place by the governor, some protesters remained on the streets.

# usa - Saturday 16 August, 2014

Stores looted after police say slain US teen is robbery suspect

The shooting of an unarmed black teenager has led to rallies, protests and rioting in the town.

# usa - Friday 15 August, 2014

Local police stripped of authority over Ferguson protests

Protests and riots began after an unarmed teen boy was shot in the town at the weekend.

# usa - Thursday 14 August, 2014

Teen shooting: Tear gas and smoke bombs used on protesters

An unarmed teenager was shot and killed by a police officer in the town at the weekend.

# usa - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

NSA cyberwarfare system designed to ‘fire back’ without human clearance

Edward Snowden made the revelations in a comprehensive interview with Wired.

It’s ‘great news’ that child beauty pageants have been axed – Senator

The Universal Royalty Beauty Contest is planning to proceed with its Belfast pageant.

# usa - Friday 8 August, 2014

From Business ETC Argentina wants to sue the US for forcing them into a default I'll See You In Court

Argentina wants to sue the US for forcing them into a default

Argentine officials argue the US court decisions violated its sovereignty.

From The Daily Edge Irish boyos’ J1 adventure will probably put your summer to shame The Lads

Irish boyos’ J1 adventure will probably put your summer to shame

We sleep all day and drink all night….

# usa - Thursday 7 August, 2014

Here’s how Russia’s ban on most EU food imports affects Ireland…

The ban comes after Western countries imposed sanctions against Moscow over its policy on Ukraine.

# usa - Monday 4 August, 2014

From The Score Spence in a good place as Ireland prepare for Kiwi test at World Cup Coygig

Spence in a good place as Ireland prepare for Kiwi test at World Cup

The 27-year-old lock explains how she became part of a hugely professional set up.

# usa - Sunday 3 August, 2014

From The Score There were 109,318 people at Man United v Real Madrid yesterday Snapshot

There were 109,318 people at Man United v Real Madrid yesterday

A new US football record was set at Michigan Stadium.

# usa - Saturday 2 August, 2014

# usa - Thursday 31 July, 2014

From The Score Ireland go with the big guns for World Cup opener against USA Wrwc 2014

Ireland go with the big guns for World Cup opener against USA

14 of Ireland’s starting 15 against the United States have Grand Slam winners’ medals.

# usa - Monday 28 July, 2014

Larry Donnelly: 10 things I still just don’t get about Ireland

I love this country as much as where I was born, but there are some things I just can’t my head around.

# usa - Sunday 27 July, 2014

From The Score Ireland Women arrive in France targeting top four World Cup finish Coygig

Ireland Women arrive in France targeting top four World Cup finish

Here are the best pics as Philip Doyle’s squad flew to Paris for the tournament.

# usa - Saturday 26 July, 2014

US shuts its embassy in Libya and evacuates staff amid violent clashes

A spokesperson said the decision to leave the embassy had not been taken lightly.

# usa - Friday 25 July, 2014

US soldiers charged with raping pregnant woman to stand trial in Italy

The two soldiers, aged 21 and 22, were arrested on Wednesday for the alleged attack in Vicenza, northern Italy.

# usa - Thursday 24 July, 2014

Poll: Should the US suspend lethal injections? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the US suspend lethal injections?

Concern has been raised by a number of incidents in which the injections did not go to plan.

# usa - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge ‘No loud Americans’ sign in Kerry picked up by US media Oh Gee

‘No loud Americans’ sign in Kerry picked up by US media

The sign is in the window of a café in Waterville.

Poll: Do you support Mick Wallace and Clare Daly’s actions at Shannon Airport? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you support Mick Wallace and Clare Daly’s actions at Shannon Airport?

The duo attempted to board a US military aircraft yesterday but were arrested.

# usa - Monday 21 July, 2014

Detroit to find out today if it can exit bankruptcy

The city has started turning itself around after filing for bankruptcy protection last year.

From The Score This nifty chart tells you all you need to know about Northern Ireland’s Golden Generation in golf Well Played

# usa - Thursday 17 July, 2014

US will offer any assistance needed to determine what happened to flight MH17

Obama said his first priority was to determine whether there were any US citizens were on board.

From The Score Former Munster lock Ian Nagle to take break from professional rugby Potential

Former Munster lock Ian Nagle to take break from professional rugby

The 25-year-old will step away from the game to work in Washington DC.

# usa - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

Irish and US authorities ‘in touch’ about man who claimed he killed Irish soldiers

Minister Coveney said Lebanon is the only jurisdiction that can pursue a prosecution.

# usa - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

US ambassador designate says he would like to meet all parties in Northern Ireland

He said he would like to see everyone get back to the table so that the Haas proposals could be adopted.

# usa - Monday 14 July, 2014

Body falls out of coroner’s van and rolls into traffic

The coroner’s office says that a door malfunction caused the incident.

# usa - Sunday 13 July, 2014

The US mid-terms: The 10 races to watch

With Independence Day done, it’s not long now until the elections that will shape the final two years of the Obama presidency.

Opinion: American policy is moving ever further from European interests

Under the Obama administration the NSA has continued to grow and Libya has slipped into chaos, meanwhile relations with Russia are reaching crisis point.

# usa - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge Rare 1981 U2 clips featuring a very young Bono, and his Dub accent I Will Follow

Rare 1981 U2 clips featuring a very young Bono, and his Dub accent

The clips have been uploaded to YouTube.

# usa - Saturday 5 July, 2014

Friction after US double-agent arrested for ‘spying’ in Germany

The US ambassador has been summoned to Berlin to help clarify the situation.

# usa - Thursday 3 July, 2014

“I was cold-clocked without warning”: Irish author assaulted in Connecticut

“I had a severe concussion, a broken cheekbone, some broken teeth and a spirit that has been temporarily bruised,” Colum McCann said.

From The Score Ex-Galway, Laois, Antrim and Waterford seniors in our 2014 USA hurling sanctions XV Making The Move

Ex-Galway, Laois, Antrim and Waterford seniors in our 2014 USA hurling sanctions XV

A mixture of emerging hurling talent and players with inter-county experience have made the move Stateside for the summer.

# usa - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

US sends 300 more troops to Iraq

The move raises the total U.S. troop presence in Iraq to approximately 750, the Pentagon said.

# usa - Monday 30 June, 2014

Obama says he won’t wait any longer for immigration reform

Obama said there are enough Republicans and Democrats in the House to pass an immigration bill today.

# usa - Sunday 29 June, 2014

Iraqi forces attempt to retake northern city of Tikrit

Tikrit is said to be a hotbed of antipathy toward Iraq’s Shiite-led government.

From The Score Klinsmann tells USA players to plan for World Cup final Determined

Klinsmann tells USA players to plan for World Cup final

Manager wants players’ families to change their return flights from Brazil to sometime after July 13th.

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