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# usa - Wednesday 2 May, 2018

Man jailed for robbing bank is released... then robs the same bank the next day USA

Man jailed for robbing bank is released... then robs the same bank the next day

Markiko Sonnie Lewis allegedly robbed the bank in Cleveland, Ohio on his first full day of freedom while on parole for the earlier crime.

# usa - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

Woman dies after being left hanging half outside plane after its engine blew USA

Woman dies after being left hanging half outside plane after its engine blew

Witnesses described efforts to pull the woman back into the plane after the window shattered, depressurising the cabin.

# usa - Tuesday 17 April, 2018

From The42 Liverpool confirmed to face Man United in second biggest stadium in the world Summer Plans

Liverpool confirmed to face Man United in second biggest stadium in the world

Several other top European sides will also be involved in a series of pre-season games in the States.

# usa - Friday 30 March, 2018

Travellers to the US to be asked for their social media history

Applicants will be required to identify which they use.

# usa - Friday 16 March, 2018

No date set for Trump visit - but it could happen in early 2019

“I look forward to being there,” Trump said yesterday.

Trump to oust national security advisor HR McMaster, according to US media reports

Speculation is rife over who will be the next official to go.

# usa - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

Britain to expel 23 Russian diplomats after former double agent poisoned

“The Russian state was culpable of the attempted murder” of spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia, May said.

Leo says Trump is right about one thing - Europe needs to stop relying on the US for its defence

Varadkar says Europe needs to start looking after its own security.

# usa - Thursday 8 March, 2018

Florida passes bill to restrict guns and arm some teachers

Last month’s mass shooting at a Florida school took 17 lives.

# usa - Sunday 4 March, 2018

From The42 Ex-Blackrock hooker Fawsitt scores first international try as USA secure historic title Eagles

Ex-Blackrock hooker Fawsitt scores first international try as USA secure historic title

The Eagles beat Uruguay in Montevideo on Saturday to secure a second consecutive Americas Rugby Championship.

# usa - Friday 16 February, 2018

13 Russian nationals indicted for interfering with 2016 US presidential election

The defendants are accused of violating US criminal laws to interfere with American elections and the political process.

# usa - Thursday 15 February, 2018

For school gun massacre survivors, fear and grief takes hold

Survivors have described the moment they heard the first shots ring out.

Guantanamo 'prepared' for new inmates: US admiral

Obama had tried to shut down the detention centre.

# usa - Wednesday 14 February, 2018

Porn star who alleged Trump affair says she is now free to tell her story

Her story remained largely out of public view until a month before the 2016 presidential election.

# usa - Sunday 28 January, 2018

From The42 'What happens to the guy who's 6'5", 18 stone and runs a 4.8 second 40-yard dash?' Talent Transfer

'What happens to the guy who's 6'5", 18 stone and runs a 4.8 second 40-yard dash?'

Eddie O’Sullivan and Wesley Liddy believe there is major untapped rugby potential in the States.

# usa - Saturday 27 January, 2018

Entire USA Gymnastics board to quit over Larry Nassar sex abuse scandal

Larry Nassar was jailed for up to 175 years for sexual abuse of girls and young women under the guise of treatment.

# usa - Wednesday 24 January, 2018

Up to 175 years in jail for disgraced USA Gymnastics doctor

More than 100 women and girls accused Nassar of a pattern of serial abuse.

# usa - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

Tsunami threat lifted for Canada and US after powerful earthquake off Alaska

The quake struck at 9.31am Irish time.

# usa - Saturday 20 January, 2018

Giant crowds expected at second anti-Trump Women's March

The first march took place last year, the day after Trump’s inauguration.

'Nobody knew what to do': A false incoming missile alert caused a lot of panic in Hawaii

Residents and tourists alike remained rattled after the mistaken alert was blasted out to cellphones across the islands.

# usa - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

Trump boasts that his nuclear button is 'much bigger' than North Korea's

Kim Jong-un used his annual New Year address to warn he has a “nuclear button” on his table

# usa - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

Top Hollywood women launch anti-harassment initiative following Weinstein scandal

Over 300 influential women have signed it.

# usa - Sunday 31 December, 2017

# usa - Friday 29 December, 2017

Dr Phil show denies reports it helped addicted guests find drugs and drink

A guest on the show claimed he a bottle of vodka was left in his dressing room, even though he was fighting alcoholism.

# usa - Sunday 24 December, 2017

Sitdown Sunday: The best 2017 longreads about Trump, the USA and the alt-right

We’ve sifted through the longreads to find you the best.

'Surely to God Trump won't break up families': Letters reveal fears of undocumented Irish in the US FOI

'Surely to God Trump won't break up families': Letters reveal fears of undocumented Irish in the US

Others were less supportive of the undocumented with one man asking for them to be described as illegal rather than ‘undocumented’.

# usa - Thursday 21 December, 2017

Ireland one of 128 nations to reject US decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital

US Ambassador Nikki Haley warned the General Assembly that the United States “will remember this day.”

# usa - Thursday 14 December, 2017

US regulator votes to scrap net neutrality rules

Campaigners say the repeal will make the internet less free and open.

# usa - Monday 11 December, 2017

Judge rules transgender people are free to enlist in the US military from January

The move will be seen as a blow to President Donald Trump.

# usa - Sunday 10 December, 2017

Property prices are going way up on the West Coast of America and there are tens of thousands of homeless people

A report that showed nearly 554,000 homeless people across the country during local tallies.

# usa - Friday 8 December, 2017

School shooter disguised himself as a student before killing two people

He left a message on a thumb drive found on his body that detailed his plan to wait until the students got off buses and made their way to class.

# usa - Thursday 7 December, 2017

Former USA Gymnastics doctor jailed for 60 years over child pornography

He was given 20 years in prison on each of three counts.

# usa - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

Cuba 'sonic attack' claims: Doctors treating US embassy staff find brain abnormalities in patients

The finding is also one of several factors fueling growing scepticism that some kind of sonic weapon was involved.

'Let's finally do something about it': Harvey Weinstein accused of racketeering in class action suit

Lawyers said the women were “assaulted, imprisoned in hotel rooms, airplanes and his home, and faced career-ending threats if they refused his unwanted advances and requests”.

# usa - Sunday 3 December, 2017

Baltimore police officer shot dead the day before he was to testify against fellow officers

Sean Suiter was killed in Baltimore on Wednesday.

# usa - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

North Korea says it can now hit the entire United States with its missiles

Donald Trump said simply that “it’s a situation we can handle”.

# usa - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

From The42 Here are 10 stars that won’t be at the World Cup in Russia next summer Absent

Here are 10 stars that won’t be at the World Cup in Russia next summer

It just won’t be the same without them.

# usa - Monday 13 November, 2017

From The42 'I’ve been feeling pretty depressed' - Pulisic opens up on World Cup qualifying failure Young Shoulders

'I’ve been feeling pretty depressed' - Pulisic opens up on World Cup qualifying failure

The US star did everything he could, but his side still shockingly failed to reach Russia after a loss at Trinidad & Tobago last month.

# usa - Thursday 9 November, 2017

J1 applications for next summer are now open

All students seeking to travel to work in the US next summer will need to provide evidence of a pre-arranged job.

# usa - Wednesday 8 November, 2017

Taoiseach says Ireland will not be joining a European army

Leo Varadkar failed to rule out Ireland signing up to a joint defence pact with EU countries.

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