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# usa - Thursday 14 December, 2017

US regulator votes to scrap net neutrality rules

Campaigners say the repeal will make the internet less free and open.

# usa - Monday 11 December, 2017

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.

# usa - Sunday 10 December, 2017

Property prices are going way up on the West Coast of America and there are tens of thousands of homeless people

A report that showed nearly 554,000 homeless people across the country during local tallies.

# usa - Friday 8 December, 2017

School shooter disguised himself as a student before killing two people

He left a message on a thumb drive found on his body that detailed his plan to wait until the students got off buses and made their way to class.

# usa - Thursday 7 December, 2017

Former USA Gymnastics doctor jailed for 60 years over child pornography

He was given 20 years in prison on each of three counts.

# usa - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

Cuba 'sonic attack' claims: Doctors treating US embassy staff find brain abnormalities in patients

The finding is also one of several factors fueling growing scepticism that some kind of sonic weapon was involved.

'Let's finally do something about it': Harvey Weinstein accused of racketeering in class action suit

Lawyers said the women were “assaulted, imprisoned in hotel rooms, airplanes and his home, and faced career-ending threats if they refused his unwanted advances and requests”.

# usa - Sunday 3 December, 2017

Baltimore police officer shot dead the day before he was to testify against fellow officers

Sean Suiter was killed in Baltimore on Wednesday.

# usa - 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”.

# usa - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

From The42 Here are 10 stars that won’t be at the World Cup in Russia next summer Absent

Here are 10 stars that won’t be at the World Cup in Russia next summer

It just won’t be the same without them.

# usa - Monday 13 November, 2017

From The42 'I’ve been feeling pretty depressed' - Pulisic opens up on World Cup qualifying failure Young Shoulders

'I’ve been feeling pretty depressed' - Pulisic opens up on World Cup qualifying failure

The US star did everything he could, but his side still shockingly failed to reach Russia after a loss at Trinidad & Tobago last month.

# usa - Thursday 9 November, 2017

J1 applications for next summer are now open

All students seeking to travel to work in the US next summer will need to provide evidence of a pre-arranged job.

# usa - Wednesday 8 November, 2017

Taoiseach says Ireland will not be joining a European army

Leo Varadkar failed to rule out Ireland signing up to a joint defence pact with EU countries.

# usa - 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.

# usa - Sunday 5 November, 2017

This Irish woman fought as a man in the USA's Civil War

Albert Cashier was born Jennie Hodgers in Clogherhead.

# usa - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

Twitter will now label political ads, including who bought them and how much they cost

Senators behind the Honest Ads Act referred to it as an issue of national security.

# usa - Sunday 22 October, 2017

Child kicked out of Cub Scouts after grilling US politician on gun control

The Boy Scouts have refused to comment on the reason the boy was asked to leave.

Former US president Jimmy Carter says he'd travel to Pyongyang to help sort Korea crisis

Carter said he worried Kim Jong-un leader take pre-emptive action.

# usa - Friday 20 October, 2017

'I knew he did a couple of these things': Tarantino admits he knew of Weinstein abuse

Weinstein, 65, is accused of decades of sexual abuse and harassment by around 40 actresses.

# usa - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

'He knew what he signed up for': Trump faces backlash over call to soldier's widow

La David Johnson was killed in Niger earlier this month.

# usa - Saturday 7 October, 2017

From The42 Wonderkid Christian Pulisic brings USA to within one game of World Cup qualification Serious Talent This post contains videos

Wonderkid Christian Pulisic brings USA to within one game of World Cup qualification

Borussia Dortmund star Pulisic scored and assisted as the United States defeated Panama 4-0 in Orlando.

# usa - Tuesday 3 October, 2017

US expels 15 Cuban diplomats following mysterious attacks on embassy staff

Those affected have exhibited physical symptoms including ear complaints, hearing loss, dizziness, headaches and difficulty sleeping.

# usa - Friday 29 September, 2017

Twitter reveals Russia-backed ads ahead of US election

Twitter said Russia-backed news organisation RT spent €230,000 on the ads in 2016.

# usa - Monday 25 September, 2017

Wave of protests grips NFL after Trump urges fan boycott

Over 150 players demonstrated during the US national anthem.

# usa - Thursday 21 September, 2017

Trump's former campaign manager offered to give 'private briefings' to a Russian billionaire

Paul Manafort worked as Trump’s manager during the 2016 presidential election campaign.

# usa - Wednesday 20 September, 2017

'Ignorant hate speech belongs in medieval times': Iran strongly criticises Trump

Trump took aim at countries who have been on his radar since he took up the presidency in January.

# usa - Sunday 17 September, 2017

Theresa May says Trump visit still on despite his terror tweets

May had publicly rebuked Trump for his comments.

# usa - Saturday 16 September, 2017

Protests as ex-police officer in Missouri 'not guilty' in black man's death

The police officer said he had acted in self-defence.

# usa - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

One killed and three injured at high school shooting in tiny US town

The shooter has been arrested.

US Supreme Court upholds Trump's refugee restrictions in travel ban case

The order was not the court’s last word on the travel policy that President Donald Trump first rolled out in January.

# usa - Monday 11 September, 2017

From The42 'Soft, under-performing, tattooed millionaires': Lalas takes names in scathing rant at US national team Bit American This post contains videos

'Soft, under-performing, tattooed millionaires': Lalas takes names in scathing rant at US national team

Lalas implied Christian Pulisic ‘didn’t warrant a mention’ while naming and shaming USMNT players and management.

# usa - Friday 8 September, 2017

Breach at US credit check company exposes 143 million people to identity theft

The breach happened in July but executives only informed the public this week.

# usa - Sunday 3 September, 2017

'Uncertified' barbers, hair salons and dentists are using Instagram to sell plastic surgery

The vast majority of plastic surgery ads on Instagram come from people unqualified to perform the procedures.

# usa - Thursday 31 August, 2017

US retaliates against Russia and orders closure of 3 diplomatic offices

The State Department said the decision was made “in the spirit of parity”.

# usa - Friday 25 August, 2017

Man put to death using new lethal injection for racist murder

Mark Asay took 10 minutes to die.

# usa - Thursday 24 August, 2017

One US lotto player won $758 million dollars overnight

The odds of winning the Powerball lotto are the same as flipping a coin and getting ‘heads’ 28 times in a row.

# usa - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

FactCheck: Are there really only 10,000 undocumented Irish in the USA?

The oft-quoted figure of 50,000 undocumented Irish immigrants in the US has been disputed recently. Is it really much, much lower than that?

# usa - Tuesday 22 August, 2017

'There was blood everywhere': Over 40 injured in Philadelphia train crash this morning

At least four people are seriously injured.

# usa - Sunday 20 August, 2017

Multiple arrests as thousands join anti-racism march in Boston

Just dozens of people turned out for the official right-wing event.

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