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#USA

# usa - Yesterday’s News

US state of Arkansas executes two prisoners in one night

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

Another death row inmate's life spared in Arkansas

Actor Johnny Depp has been one of thousands of protesters to demonstrate against capital punishment.

# usa - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

Trump congratulates Turkish president on controversial referendum win

The ruling Turkish leader won the referendum by 51% to 49%.

# usa - Saturday 15 April, 2017

North Korea threatens to fire nuclear missiles if attacked first

Donald Trump has dispatched an aircraft carrier group to the Korean peninsula.

# usa - Thursday 13 April, 2017

Trump says US-Russian relations may be 'at an all time low'

The countries had engaged in a decades-long Cold War.

# usa - Tuesday 11 April, 2017

Ivanka Trump clothing line sales soar by 61% in 2016

The results appear to contradict Nordstrom’s stated reason for dropping the Ivanka Trump line.

# usa - Monday 10 April, 2017

'Serve under our laws - not over them': Donald Trump warns new judge to behave

After his disagreements with court judges over the travel ban, President Trump is asking for obedience from Neil Gorsuch.

# usa - Thursday 6 April, 2017

Head of probe into Trump's ties to Russia steps aside due to ethics complaints

Republican Devin Nunes stepped aside temporarily today.

# usa - Monday 3 April, 2017

Hollywood star Doris Day finds out she's 95 on her 93rd birthday

There are a couple of theories about how the error occurred.

# usa - Friday 31 March, 2017

Donald Trump's visits to his resort are costing Florida millions

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

FBI director to testify on Trump's Russian ties as well as his wiretap allegations

Political commentators have said the stakes for the tycoon-turned-world-leader could hardly be higher.

# usa - Sunday 19 March, 2017

The number of sexual assaults reported at US army and navy academies is on the rise

Vice Admiral Ted Carter said that “this kind of toxic behaviour cannot be tolerated”.

# usa - Thursday 16 March, 2017

Trump travel ban was halted because it would cause "irreparable injury" if it went ahead

A federal court in Hawaii halted the revised executive order yesterday.

# usa - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

When is racist language racist? Enda Kenny facing big questions in the US

The Taoiseach says he’s not “into English lessons”.

# usa - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

'Is race important?' US jury quizzed in trial of officers who fatally shot 6-year-old boy

Two police officers fired at Jeremy Mardis and his father during a traffic stop in November 2015.

# usa - Monday 13 March, 2017

Online voting could be introduced as part of Irish diaspora vote

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

Foreign tourists are being put off US travel - but is it down to Trump?

The tourism industry felt a jolt after Trump’s first travel ban was put in place.

Trainee doctors in the US can work 24-hour shifts under new rules

Groups representing medical students, interns and residents oppose the loosening of work-shift caps.

# usa - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

Alleged Silk Road administrator takes case to Supreme Court in a bid to avoid US extradition

It is alleged that Gary Davis was paid $1,500 per week for his services.

'It was a gruesome scene': Teenager arrested for allegedly decapitating mother in US

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

Photos: At least 20 people arrested after clashes as hundreds rally in support of Trump USA

Photos: At least 20 people arrested after clashes as hundreds rally in support of Trump

A dagger, metal pipes, bats, pieces of lumber and bricks were confiscated in California.

# usa - Friday 3 March, 2017

Man arrested over making bomb threats in his ex-girlfriend's name USA

Man arrested over making bomb threats in his ex-girlfriend's name

The calls were made to Jewish community centres and schools around the US.

# usa - Sunday 26 February, 2017

'He was just enjoying his glass of beer': Family's distress after Indian men shot in 'hate crime'

India has demanded the “strongest action” from the US government over the incident.

28 injured after truck ploughs into New Orleans Mardi Gras parade

The age of the victims ranged from a four-year old child who was in stable condition, to people in their 30s or 40s.

Donald Trump to skip White House Correspondents' Dinner

“Please wish everyone well and have a great evening!” Trump wrote on Twitter.

# usa - Saturday 25 February, 2017

US immigration reportedly 'bars' Syrian cinematographer from travelling to the Oscars

The filmmaker said he had received a US visa but his passport wasn’t accepted.

# usa - Friday 24 February, 2017

"They shouldn't be allowed to use sources unless they use somebody's name": Trump attacks media

Trump also said the building of a border wall between the US and Mexico was “way ahead of schedule”.

Sanders says Trump has 'opened the floodgates' for private prisons to profit

President Trump has promised a crackdown on crime and illegal immigration, meaning more prisons are needed quick.

# usa - Thursday 23 February, 2017

20 fires started at Standing Rock as protest camp dismantled

“The camps will continue,” one protester said. “Freedom is in our DNA, and we have no choice but to continue the struggle.”

Trump overturns Obama's school protections for transgender students

Schools will now decide whether students should use restrooms based on their gender identity.

# usa - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

From The42 New Jersey date with US set for Ireland's summer schedule Where Eagles Dare

New Jersey date with US set for Ireland's summer schedule

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

The woman whose Roe v Wade court case legalised abortion in the US has died aged 69

Norma McCorvey actually became a pro-life activist in later life.

# usa - Friday 17 February, 2017

Four days after being beaten to death in his cell, 69-year-old has rape conviction overturned

Roger Largent was found beaten to death in his cell on Saturday.

# usa - Monday 30 January, 2017

Enda Kenny says he will tell Trump in person that he disagrees with his travel ban

The UK Prime Minister Theresa May is in Dublin today to meet Taoiseach Enda Kenny.

# usa - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

From The42 'We need to try to end the practice of money being offered to attract top inter-county players to the USA' Living In America

'We need to try to end the practice of money being offered to attract top inter-county players to the USA'

The GAA want to clamp down on the exodus to the States.

# usa - Friday 20 January, 2017

'America First': President Donald Trump's inaugural speech in full

“The forgotten men and women of our country will be forgotten no longer.”

# usa - Sunday 15 January, 2017

From The42 The Irish Powerchair team set to take on the world this summer Feature This post contains videos

The Irish Powerchair team set to take on the world this summer

Donal Byrne chats to The42 about their upcoming competition.

# usa - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

From The42 USA choose Furyk-Love combo for defence of Ryder Cup against Europe Bound For France

USA choose Furyk-Love combo for defence of Ryder Cup against Europe

The 2018 Ryder Cup takes place in France.

# usa - Saturday 7 January, 2017

Canadian judge suspended for wearing Trump cap in court

Bernd Zabel apologised for his “lapse of judgement”.

# usa - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

IDA boss: 'I don't believe the housing crisis has cost us any investments or jobs'

IDA boss Martin Shanahan said the rental and housing crisis in Ireland is at “pinch point”.

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