# usa - Yesterday’s News
This is the first time in 17 years in the US that a state has executed two people in the space of 24 hours.
# usa - Thursday 20 April, 2017
Actor Johnny Depp has been one of thousands of protesters to demonstrate against capital punishment.
# usa - Tuesday 18 April, 2017
The ruling Turkish leader won the referendum by 51% to 49%.
# usa - Saturday 15 April, 2017
Donald Trump has dispatched an aircraft carrier group to the Korean peninsula.
# usa - Thursday 13 April, 2017
The countries had engaged in a decades-long Cold War.
# usa - Tuesday 11 April, 2017
The results appear to contradict Nordstrom’s stated reason for dropping the Ivanka Trump line.
# usa - Monday 10 April, 2017
After his disagreements with court judges over the travel ban, President Trump is asking for obedience from Neil Gorsuch.
# usa - Thursday 6 April, 2017
Republican Devin Nunes stepped aside temporarily today.
# usa - Monday 3 April, 2017
There are a couple of theories about how the error occurred.
# usa - Friday 31 March, 2017
If Trump continues to visit Mar-a-Lago, the county will need funds to defend against cyber attacks and terrorism.
# usa - Monday 20 March, 2017
Political commentators have said the stakes for the tycoon-turned-world-leader could hardly be higher.
# usa - Sunday 19 March, 2017
Vice Admiral Ted Carter said that “this kind of toxic behaviour cannot be tolerated”.
# usa - Thursday 16 March, 2017
A federal court in Hawaii halted the revised executive order yesterday.
# usa - Wednesday 15 March, 2017
The Taoiseach says he’s not “into English lessons”.
# usa - Tuesday 14 March, 2017
Two police officers fired at Jeremy Mardis and his father during a traffic stop in November 2015.
# usa - Monday 13 March, 2017
Enda Kenny announced yesterday that a referendum will be held to let Irish people living abroad vote in presidential elections.
# usa - Sunday 12 March, 2017
The tourism industry felt a jolt after Trump’s first travel ban was put in place.
Groups representing medical students, interns and residents oppose the loosening of work-shift caps.
# usa - Wednesday 8 March, 2017
It is alleged that Gary Davis was paid $1,500 per week for his services.
Authorities found the 18-year-old with his mother’s severed head in one hand and a knife in the other.
# usa - Sunday 5 March, 2017
A dagger, metal pipes, bats, pieces of lumber and bricks were confiscated in California.
# usa - Friday 3 March, 2017
The calls were made to Jewish community centres and schools around the US.
# usa - Sunday 26 February, 2017
India has demanded the “strongest action” from the US government over the incident.
The age of the victims ranged from a four-year old child who was in stable condition, to people in their 30s or 40s.
“Please wish everyone well and have a great evening!” Trump wrote on Twitter.
# usa - Saturday 25 February, 2017
The filmmaker said he had received a US visa but his passport wasn’t accepted.
# usa - Friday 24 February, 2017
Trump also said the building of a border wall between the US and Mexico was “way ahead of schedule”.
President Trump has promised a crackdown on crime and illegal immigration, meaning more prisons are needed quick.
# usa - Thursday 23 February, 2017
“The camps will continue,” one protester said. “Freedom is in our DNA, and we have no choice but to continue the struggle.”
Schools will now decide whether students should use restrooms based on their gender identity.
# usa - Tuesday 21 February, 2017
Ireland will clock up the air miles this summer as they travel to face the USA before a two Test tour of Japan.
# usa - Sunday 19 February, 2017
Norma McCorvey actually became a pro-life activist in later life.
# usa - Friday 17 February, 2017
Roger Largent was found beaten to death in his cell on Saturday.
# usa - Monday 30 January, 2017
The UK Prime Minister Theresa May is in Dublin today to meet Taoiseach Enda Kenny.
# usa - Wednesday 25 January, 2017
The GAA want to clamp down on the exodus to the States.
# usa - Friday 20 January, 2017
“The forgotten men and women of our country will be forgotten no longer.”
# usa - Sunday 15 January, 2017
# usa - Wednesday 11 January, 2017
The 2018 Ryder Cup takes place in France.
# usa - Saturday 7 January, 2017
Bernd Zabel apologised for his “lapse of judgement”.
# usa - Wednesday 4 January, 2017
IDA boss Martin Shanahan said the rental and housing crisis in Ireland is at “pinch point”.