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# usa - Saturday 24 January, 2015

Here’s how the world’s most advanced missile-defence system works USA

# usa - Monday 19 January, 2015

This man escaped being trapped between two trucks

He was in his pick-up when it got stuck in a pile-up.

PICS: Defining moments of Martin Luther King Jr’s life

The Nobel Peace Prize winner died in 1968.

# usa - Friday 16 January, 2015

Opinion: This year’s Oscars were a decidedly white affair

The Academy’s (94% white) voters indisputably snubbed creative talent by non-white actors and directors this year.

# usa - Thursday 15 January, 2015

Yosemite duo complete world’s most difficult climb… free-climbing (yikes)

A crowd of friends and well-wishers were waiting for them.

# usa - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

From Business ETC A free trade deal between the EU and US is looking very shaky for this year Where Is The Beef

A free trade deal between the EU and US is looking very shaky for this year

Some 150,000 responses were made to a survey about the pact – and most were against it.

# usa - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

Opinion: What my years as a military defence lawyer in Guantánamo forced me to see

Guantánamo Bay has just marked its thirteen anniversary; its legacy is as shameful as it is horrifying.

From The Daily Edge McDonald’s in the US has made a super patriotic ad and it’s getting ridiculed Not Lovin' It

McDonald’s in the US has made a super patriotic ad and it’s getting ridiculed

“Do you want extra controversy with that?”

# usa - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

US asks Poland to extradite director Polanski over rape of 13-year-old

Polanski pleaded guilty to the 1977 rape, but left the US before he was sentenced.

# usa - Friday 2 January, 2015

From The42 17 brilliant pictures of Steven Gerrard’s career with Liverpool End Of An Era

17 brilliant pictures of Steven Gerrard’s career with Liverpool

What was your fondest memory of the Gerrard years?

# usa - Thursday 1 January, 2015

Hacking, war and talks with South Korea… Kim Jong Un gave a New Year’s Day speech

A summit between the two countries has not been held since 2007.

# usa - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

Race, immigration, and water water everywhere – the year in Irish and American politics

It was a year of unrest and protest on both sides of the Atlantic, writes Larry Donnelly.

# usa - Friday 26 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge 23 creepy photos of abandoned, empty shopping centres Mall Rats

23 creepy photos of abandoned, empty shopping centres

The sets of a thousand zombie movies… only real.

# usa - Sunday 21 December, 2014

Another US cop shot and killed – this time in Florida

The incident comes a day after two police officers were killed in Brooklyn.

# usa - Saturday 20 December, 2014

After a decade at Guantanamo, four detainees are going home

This moves Obama closer to his goal of closing the military jail.

# usa - Thursday 18 December, 2014

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

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