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# usa - Today’s News

From The42 'I’ve told him I’ll come back and get him' - Connacht sorry MacGinty must leave Eagle Has Flown

'I’ve told him I’ll come back and get him' - Connacht sorry MacGinty must leave

The USA international out-half has been a revelation for Connacht.

# usa - Thursday 12 May, 2016

From The42 Jason McAteer on World Cup '94: 'It was like going away with 24 of your mates' Looking Back

Jason McAteer on World Cup '94: 'It was like going away with 24 of your mates'

The former Liverpool midfielder will never forget the team’s trip to America.

GAA players heading to USA - 'I would never try and persuade a fella from going'

Roscommon coach Liam McHale can understand why Conor Daly is one of the latest to depart.

# usa - Wednesday 4 May, 2016

With a 'heavy heart', Ted Cruz ends his US presidential campaign

“We gave it everything we’ve got,” he told supporters.

# usa - Tuesday 26 April, 2016

Students still in a 'mad rush' to do J1s in America despite strict new rules

Demand is as high as ever, according to the US Embassy.

# usa - Thursday 21 April, 2016

Trump voices his support for transgender people in bathroom law row

He said that transgender people should be able to use whichever bathroom they choose.

# usa - Monday 18 April, 2016

Reporter helps save man from drowning during live TV broadcast

The man escaped from his car unharmed.

From The42 Cork man Quill leads Sacramento to victory as USA's pro league launches Irish Abroad

Cork man Quill leads Sacramento to victory as USA's pro league launches

PRO Rugby got underway with two exciting clashes in Denver and Sacramento.

# usa - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

America is angry that Russian jets keep flying close to their ships

“These actions have the potential to unnecessarily escalate tensions between countries and could result in a miscalculation.”

# usa - Monday 28 March, 2016

Police officer shot at US Capitol Hill

One police officer is believed to be wounded following a shooting.

# usa - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

Mary Lou says she was subjected to 'very invasive' security searches in the US

The Sinn Féin deputy leader intends to meet with the US ambassador to Ireland about the matter.

# usa - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

‘It’s definitely Hillary, and Donald just took a big step forward’

It was another good Tuesday for Donald Trump, with him walloping Florida Senator Marco Rubio in his home state, writes Larry Donnelly.

# usa - Tuesday 8 March, 2016

Wife of Eagles founder Randy Meisner killed in accidental shooting

Lana Rae Meisner was shot and killed at their Los Angeles home.

# usa - Saturday 5 March, 2016

Man accused of shaving head and taking weight loss pills to fake cancer

He appeared in court this week.

# usa - Wednesday 2 March, 2016

The Pentagon wants hackers to break into its website – for money

It will give cash to people who can find weaknesses on the site.

# usa - Sunday 7 February, 2016

‘I’m an American, but Sarah Palin and Donald Trump do not speak for me’

‘I’m not sure when there began to be such a disconnect between myself and the campaign oratory – and whether I have changed or if it’s the American discourse.’

# usa - Thursday 28 January, 2016

Barbie is getting a makeover – to bring her more in line with reality

The nigh-on 60-year-old doll is a global icon. Unfortunately, experts have never seen her proportions as being humanly possible.

# usa - Tuesday 26 January, 2016

Anti-abortion activists who took undercover videos face criminal charges

It’s the first time anyone has been charged in relation to the videos.

# usa - Sunday 24 January, 2016

Snow has ground the east of the US to a halt

16 people are reported dead.

# usa - Friday 22 January, 2016

Defamation case against Bill Cosby thrown out by judge

A woman had claimed the comedian defamed her when he responded to allegations that he drugged and sexually assaulted her.

# usa - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

Donald Trump has a new high-profile supporter

“I am proud to endorse Donald J. Trump for President of the United States of America.”

# usa - Monday 18 January, 2016

The yawn-inducing name of this EU-US trade deal is what makes it so dangerous

The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership covers a wide range of policy areas that will impact on your life, writes David Lundy

# usa - Saturday 9 January, 2016

11 true-crime documentaries to watch after you’re done with Making a Murderer

If you’re having Making a Murderer withdrawals here’s a few to sink your teeth into.

Here’s a look inside New York City’s first ‘micro apartment’

This is the first modular prefab constructed building in New York City.

# usa - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

Watch: Obama in tears as he announces plan on gun control

The US President became emotional as he remembered 20 elementary school children shot dead three years ago in Newtown, Connecticut.

# usa - Sunday 3 January, 2016

Militiamen seize wildlife reserve – and won’t rule out violence if police storm them

They were reportedly angered by the jailing of two ranchers.

# usa - Thursday 31 December, 2015

Bill Cosby’s attorney: ‘My client is not guilty. This is a game of political football’

Monique Pressley, Bill Cosby’s attorney, said he has been “unjustly” accused of a crime.

# usa - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

US bans soaps, body washes and toothpastes containing microbeads

Microbeads don’t get filtered out by wastewater treatment plants. Instead, they get discharged directly into rivers, lakes, and the ocean.

# usa - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

‘I watched this man bleed out. He was rolling on the ground and I imagined his last moments’

The drone programme has been referred to as a “global assassination campaign” that has murdered over 4,000 people, writes Julien Mercille.

This photo of a tornado has been chosen as the best image of 2015 by National Geographic

The photo, entitled ‘Dirt’, was shot by James Smart in Colorado last spring.

# usa - Monday 28 December, 2015

Man accused of killing partner and son may blame cough syrup

Lawyers are to make the case Dr Louis Chen suffered from a cough-syrup induced psychosis.

# usa - Sunday 27 December, 2015

‘Good’, ‘bad’, ‘stupid’ – on the campaign trail, Donald Trump speaks like a nine-year-old

And it seems that it’s quite deliberate. Trump’s rhetoric consistently comprises the most basic language to make what he says as understandable as possible for voters.

# usa - Monday 21 December, 2015

Students loaded with loans are less free to conduct their lives in the way they wish. It’s a bad idea

We know very well the negative consequences of a student loan system. Just look at the United States, writes Julien Mercille.

# usa - Sunday 20 December, 2015

‘I surprised my mum when I told her I’m more afraid of visiting home in the US than living here’

Incidents of gun violence have become so commonplace back home that I can’t remember a time when we could go a full week without hearing about a shooting.

# usa - Friday 18 December, 2015

‘Affluenza’ teen who killed four people in drink-driving crash may have fled US

Ethan Couch was 16 when he crashed his pickup truck into a group of pedestrians and another vehicle.

30% of Republican voters support bombing Agrabah (the country from Aladdin)

19% of Democrats would like to see the fictional kingdom bombed too.

# usa - Sunday 13 December, 2015

Here’s a glimpse of what Donald Trump’s America will look like

Pondering what Donald Trump’s presidency might be like is scary, writes Larry Donnelly.

# usa - Saturday 12 December, 2015

If you’re thinking of a J1 the new job rules shouldn’t stop you (as long as you don’t delay)

You need a job before you go out, so go get one.

# usa - Thursday 3 December, 2015

Secret Service agents didn’t spot four men fishing in Joe Biden’s back garden

It’s ok, a neighbour rang the police.

Women are now able to fight on the US military’s frontline

This has ended centuries of men-only tradition.

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