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# usa - Yesterday’s News

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.

# usa - Friday 27 June, 2014

Father of gunman who killed six people says it’s his ‘duty’ to prevent future mass killings

Elliot Rodgers posted a video to YouTube before he killed six people and injured 13 others.

$500 million to be spent training rebels, as US steps up Syria involvement

They White House says it intends to “ramp up US support to the moderate Syrian opposition”.

Moneygall to open its Barack Obama visitor centre

The centre is to open at Barack Obama Plaza in the Co Offaly town.

# usa - Thursday 26 June, 2014

Convict captured after 41 years by facial recognition technology

Ronald Dwaine Carnes eluded authorities for 41 years using the IDs of two dead boys.

# usa - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

US troops flow into Iraq as ISIS continues advances

Another four teams will arrive in the coming days.

# usa - Thursday 19 June, 2014

89-year-old man arrested in the US for alleged war crimes as a teenage guard at Auschwitz

The man admits joining the Waffen SS when he was 17 but denies being an Auschwitz guard.

# usa - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

From The Score Soccer nut Joe Biden and family went to awkwardly hang out in the USA dressing room last night Veep This post contains videos

Soccer nut Joe Biden and family went to awkwardly hang out in the USA dressing room last night

DaMarcus Beasley flat out refused to put his shirt on, and now the vice president owes him a drink for some reason.

From The Score For the day that’s in it: ESPN’s film about the incredible events of June 17 1994 20 Years Ago Today This post contains videos

For the day that’s in it: ESPN’s film about the incredible events of June 17 1994

A Stanley Cup, a World Cup and a runaway Bronco form the basis of an unbelievable day in sports history.

# usa - Monday 16 June, 2014

From The Score As it happened: Ghana v United States, World Cup Group G Liveblog

As it happened: Ghana v United States, World Cup Group G

We followed all the action in what proved an incredibly-dramatic clash in Natal.

From The Score Politicians show their World Cup support on social media Strike A Pose

Politicians show their World Cup support on social media

German Chancellor Angela Merkel poses with Lukas Podolski after Germany victory.

# usa - Friday 13 June, 2014

Former POW Bergdahl back on US soil, will continue medical treatment in Texas

It comes as new letters emerge, suggesting he was in a troubled state of mind before and during his deployment with the military.

# usa - Thursday 12 June, 2014

Catholic priest, 28, shot dead in Arizona church

Fr Kenneth Walker was shot during an intrusion at the church.

From The Score McGinley revelling in ‘the fun bit’ of captaincy as players jostle for Ryder Cup position Ryder Cup

McGinley revelling in ‘the fun bit’ of captaincy as players jostle for Ryder Cup position

The Dubliner is making sure not to over-think his potential captain’s picks before the qualification is finalised.

# usa - Friday 6 June, 2014

Phoenix Park’s newest resident: Kevin F O’Malley appointed US ambassador to Ireland

The Tánaiste said the appointment reflects the commitment given to the Taoiseach by Obama on St Patrick’s Day.

Enda Kenny answered your Facebook questions last night – here’s what he said…

The Taoiseach took part in a Facebook Q&A at the social media company’s California HQ.

# usa - Thursday 5 June, 2014

Pilot ejects before marine jet crashes into California neighbourhood

Despite crashing into a housing estate and exploding, no one was injured in the incident.

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