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#USA

# 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.

# usa - Saturday 19 August, 2017

Call for Tuam Town Hall to remove memorial to Irish Confederate major

Shaun Cunniffe said that the plaque should be removed to a museum so that people can discuss the issues around it.

Roman Polanski in legal bid to return to US

The Polish-born filmmaker was accused of drugging and raping an underage girl in 1977.

Six US police officers shot in one night

One police officer died from his injuries.

# usa - Thursday 17 August, 2017

Lawyers for Molly Corbett and Thomas Martens seek new trial

A week ago, Corbett and Martens were each found guilty of second-degree murder.

From The42 Job done for England but late USA onslaught puts them in pole position for fourth semi spot Late Late Show

Job done for England but late USA onslaught puts them in pole position for fourth semi spot

The game finished 47-26 at Billings Park, with all eyes on this evening’s Pool C decider between Ireland and France.

'There will be no war on the peninsula': South Korean president on North's aggression

Tensions in the region have been rising.

# usa - Thursday 10 August, 2017

Investigation after US diplomats suffer mystery hearing loss in Cuba

After an investigation, US authorities attributed the hearing loss to a covert sonic device.

# usa - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

Jason Corbett's son: 'Molly will always be remembered as a murderer'

Jack Corbett, aged 13, said Molly Corbett had deprived him and his younger sister of an adoring father.

Guilty: Molly Corbett and Thomas Martens handed 20 to 25 year prison sentences

The jury returned its verdicts this afternoon after beginning deliberations yesterday.

# usa - Monday 7 August, 2017

Donald Trump 'working hard' at his New Jersey country club

He said that he’s there because of renovation at the White House.

# usa - Tuesday 1 August, 2017

US Coast Guard won't 'break faith' with transgender members

Admiral Paul Zukunft has assured transgender members of the Coast Guard that they will not be removed from duty.

# usa - Saturday 29 July, 2017

The US is proposing new laws to lower nicotine in cigarettes to non-addictive levels

“A renewed focus on nicotine can help us to achieve a world where cigarettes no longer addict future generations of our kids,” the FDA said.

# usa - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

Traces of sleeping pill found in Jason Corbett's body, court hears

Thomas Michael Martens and Molly Martens Corbett are on trial for the murder of Jason Corbett in the US.

# usa - Tuesday 25 July, 2017

McCain: 'We are not the president's subordinates. We are his equal'

John McCain received a standing ovation from his colleagues as he entered the chamber.

# usa - Friday 21 July, 2017

US to ban travel to North Korea in the coming weeks

Relationships with North Korea have been strained since it successfully tested an intercontinental ballistic missile.

# usa - Thursday 20 July, 2017

Ireland's growth is under 'serious and imminent threat'

Ireland’s Competitiveness Scorecard for 2017 found that strong economic performance in recent years is masking the country’s vulnerability.

# usa - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

Angry Democrats file no-confidence motion against Trump and urge him to use Twitter responsibly

‘This is an attempt at a political intervention.’

# usa - Sunday 16 July, 2017

New poll shows Trump is losing the support of the US people

A total of 48% of respondents said they “disapprove strongly” of the president’s performance in office.

# usa - Thursday 13 July, 2017

'We'll see what happens': Trump hints he could change position on Paris climate accord

Trump announced he was to remove the United States from the climate action accord.

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