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# usa - Yesterday’s News

Who helped get the US and Cuba talking again? The Pope, apparently

It was the best birthday present he could get.

# usa - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge It’s a Christmas miracle! 13 puppies stolen from pet shop recovered by police Dognapping

# usa - Saturday 13 December, 2014

Video captures small tornado sweeping through Los Angeles neighbourhood California This post contains videos

Video captures small tornado sweeping through Los Angeles neighbourhood

The tornado had wind speeds of 65 to 85 miles per hour.

# usa - Tuesday 9 December, 2014

The CIA misled the White House and used ineffective, brutal interrogations

Note: Some readers may be upset by the graphic descriptions used in the report.

# usa - Thursday 4 December, 2014

Opinion: US policing culture is growing increasingly violent – so where will it end?

Adjusting for the disparity in population, citizens in Britain – another country with armed police – are around 100 times less likely to be shot by a police officer than Americans.

# usa - Thursday 27 November, 2014

From Business ETC Black Friday: What is it and why is it creeping in on Ireland? Discount Shoppers This post contains a poll

Black Friday: What is it and why is it creeping in on Ireland?

Crazy shoppers at the ready….

# usa - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

Column: Remember the name Tamir Rice – a child shot dead by police for carrying a toy gun USA

Column: Remember the name Tamir Rice – a child shot dead by police for carrying a toy gun

American police forces have become increasingly militarised in recent decades – adopting the weapons, tactics and mindset of soldiers instead of civilian protectors.

# usa - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

Man wanted by US on terrorism charges brought before Dublin High Court

The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission has been granted permission to appear as a friend to the court in the extradition proceedings.

A Galway man is introducing Barack Obama in Chicago tonight

Obama is being introduced at a rally in Chicago by Galway man and restaurateur Billy Lawless.

# usa - Sunday 23 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge Is this the world’s saddest council Christmas tree? Treegic

Is this the world’s saddest council Christmas tree?

The tree is so pathetic, locals have started a campaign against it.

Opinion: The Irish handprints on the world’s most symbolic site – One World Trade Centre

Many Irish and Kerry men spent more than five years working at the resurrected World Trade Centre site.

# usa - Friday 21 November, 2014

Opinion: At last, a lifeline for the undocumented Irish in the US

President Obama’s action is the first ray of light in a long time for undocumented Irish men and women effectively trapped in the shadows of places like Boston, New York, Chicago and San Francisco.

Irish undocumented migrants in the USA could be able to visit home

President Obama has offered undocumented migrants protection from deportation.

# usa - Thursday 20 November, 2014

Deadly US snow burst kills 8 people… and there’s more snow to come

A State of Emergency is in effect across Buffalo’s Erie County.

# usa - Friday 14 November, 2014

‘Get your ass to Mars’: Buzz Aldrin wants humans to permanently occupy Mars

The second man to land on the Moon said those that travel to Mars shouldn’t envisage that they will ever return to Earth.

# usa - Saturday 1 November, 2014

Judge says nurse who refused Ebola quarantine can now leave home USA

Judge says nurse who refused Ebola quarantine can now leave home

The judge said that Kaci Hickox is not infectious.

# usa - Friday 31 October, 2014

The Pentagon says the Navy Seal who shot bin Laden should not reveal himself

The Pentagon said that anyone who participated in the 2011 operation was still bound by a non-disclosure agreement.

# usa - Thursday 30 October, 2014

# usa - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

US commando who killed Osama bin Laden to reveal identity

An interview with the Navy Seal will air on Fox News next month.

# usa - Monday 27 October, 2014

Opinion: Welcome to the new normal – global instability

From the rise of extremist groups in the Middle East, to conflict on the fringes of Europe, it’s clear the world is entering a new age of international relations.

# usa - Sunday 26 October, 2014

America will soon recognise gay marriage in another six states

This will bring the total number of states where same sex couples are recognised by the federal government to 32.

# usa - Saturday 25 October, 2014

From Business ETC Minister Bruton is going to the US to explain the death of the ‘Double Irish’ tax loophole Corporation Tax

Minister Bruton is going to the US to explain the death of the ‘Double Irish’ tax loophole

He is also meeting over 17 companies in a hope to drum up some jobs in Ireland.

Seattle high school gunman was homecoming prince

The shooter opened fire, killing one person and shooting four others.

# usa - Friday 24 October, 2014

Two dead after shooter opens fire at US high school

Police are at the scene in Washington, north Seattle.

# usa - Thursday 23 October, 2014

# usa - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

Everyone’s talking about Maíria Cahill, Irish Water and the manhunt in Ottawa…

Four Blackwater guards found guilty of 2007 Iraq killings

More than 30 Iraqis in Baghdad were shot and 14 were killed.

Three teen girls suspected of trying to join IS stopped at German airport

The three Colorado girls were heading for Turkey.

# usa - Monday 20 October, 2014

Opinion: US midterm elections – why they’re important to America and the world USA

Opinion: US midterm elections – why they’re important to America and the world

The midterms are equally worthy of your attention as the US presidential elections.

One millionth visitor to Cliffs of Moher wins €5k holiday

Rita Shaw from Florida is on holiday to Ireland with her husband.

# usa - Sunday 19 October, 2014

Column: Remembering the American Civil War through one Irish family’s story

The American Civil War might seem like a long time ago, but the last pensioned Irish veteran was still alive in 1950.

# usa - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

These declassified photos show the final preparations of the nuclear bombs used on Hiroshima And Nagasaki

The “Little Boy” and “Fat Man” nuclear bombs killed tens of thousands of people.

# usa - Saturday 11 October, 2014

New US ambassador to Ireland says he is the luckiest man in the United States

Kevin O’Malley disagrees that it is merely the US laws that facilitates the ‘double Irish’ tax code.

# usa - Monday 6 October, 2014

NBC cameraman with Ebola arrives in US for treatment

Pictured is Dr Mitchell Levy, father of the patient, Ashoka Mukpo.

# usa - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

US to be involved in upcoming Northern Ireland peace talks

The Foreign Affairs minister called for the continued strong US support for the Peace Process in Northern Ireland.

# usa - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

New US ambassador to Ireland to be sworn in today

The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Charlie Flanagan, is attending the ceremony in Washington DC.

# usa - Monday 29 September, 2014

Mayor tells Boston that Ireland’s economy is “on the move”

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh said he invited people to Boston during his trip here.

# usa - Sunday 28 September, 2014

From The Score 22 of our favourite pictures from this year’s Ryder Cup Snap Happy This post contains images

22 of our favourite pictures from this year’s Ryder Cup

As you’d expect, it features lots of fist-pumping

From The Score McIlroy and McDowell lead the way for Europe with wins in Ryder Cup singles Let's Go Boys

McIlroy and McDowell lead the way for Europe with wins in Ryder Cup singles

The Irish pair earned victories over Rickie Fowler and Jordan Spieth.

# usa - Friday 26 September, 2014

From The Score Ryder Cup 2014: The USA lead 2.5 to 1.5 after morning fourballs Latest

Ryder Cup 2014: The USA lead 2.5 to 1.5 after morning fourballs

Phil Mickelson’s birdie at the 18th proves the difference between the sides.

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