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# usa - Yesterday’s News

Jon Hamm, Connie Britton and other celebrities star in White House anti-rape video

One in five women in America are victims of sexual assault during college years.

Russian fighter jets intercepted by US near Alaska

The warplanes intercepted the jets on Wednesday.

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# usa - Friday 19 September, 2014

Grandfather kills his daughter and six grandchildren in Florida shooting

Don Spirit was released from prison in February 2006 for a gun charge.

# usa - Thursday 18 September, 2014

Column: Boston Mayor’s ‘homecoming’ is mutually beneficial for both sides of the Atlantic

This week, he’s coming back in a capacity he could only have dreamed of all those years ago, writes Larry Donnelly.

# usa - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

# usa - Monday 15 September, 2014

Column: ‘After many years of peace, Europe could be drawn into a war on its own borders’

The West needs to stop hiding behind treaties that Russia has already invalidated, writes John O’Donnell.

# usa - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

US authorises $25m in military aid to help Iraq fight IS

US President Barack Obama authorised the aid today.

# usa - Sunday 7 September, 2014

Column: Who was the Irish nanny in the (other) White House?

‘Catherine the Irish nanny’ has almost been forgotten by history – but she was employed by Confederate president Jefferson Davis.

# usa - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge CeeLo Green quits Twitter after rape and consent tweets Ceelo Green

CeeLo Green quits Twitter after rape and consent tweets

The Crazy and F**k You singer has pleaded no contest to drug charges.

# usa - Sunday 31 August, 2014

9-year-old girl dies after sand hole collapse at US beach

The young girl was digging a hole between three and five feet deep when the sand collapsed, according to local officials.

# usa - Saturday 30 August, 2014

From The Daily Edge The 10 best panicked tweets about Dublin’s F-16 flypast 'murica

The 10 best panicked tweets about Dublin’s F-16 flypast

“I’m going to die in the middle of a pedicure.”

What is this new experimental drug treating Ebola patients?

There is no proven cure for Ebola, which has killed more than 1,400 people already.

# usa - Thursday 28 August, 2014

Someone donated a human skull to a charity shop

Why? Because they just take up space and you don’t use them anyway.

Opinion: Dramatic change is needed in American foreign policy – the people have no appetite for war

The US must no longer be impulsively ready to employ its military around the world either for its own or for others’ ends.

# usa - Sunday 24 August, 2014

Opinion: The killing and imprisonment of journalists should concern us all

Worrying press arrests in Ferguson and the grisly murder of James Foley underlines it is in all of our interests to ensure journalists can report without fear.

# 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.

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