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#USA

# usa - Yesterday’s News

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

# usa - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

Everyone’s talking about Maíria Cahill, Irish Water and the manhunt in Ottawa…

Four Blackwater guards found guilty of 2007 Iraq killings

More than 30 Iraqis in Baghdad were shot and 14 were killed.

Three teen girls suspected of trying to join IS stopped at German airport

The three Colorado girls were heading for Turkey.

# usa - Monday 20 October, 2014

Opinion: US midterm elections – why they’re important to America and the world USA

Opinion: US midterm elections – why they’re important to America and the world

The midterms are equally worthy of your attention as the US presidential elections.

One millionth visitor to Cliffs of Moher wins €5k holiday

Rita Shaw from Florida is on holiday to Ireland with her husband.

# usa - Sunday 19 October, 2014

Column: Remembering the American Civil War through one Irish family’s story

The American Civil War might seem like a long time ago, but the last pensioned Irish veteran was still alive in 1950.

# usa - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

These declassified photos show the final preparations of the nuclear bombs used on Hiroshima And Nagasaki

The “Little Boy” and “Fat Man” nuclear bombs killed tens of thousands of people.

# usa - Saturday 11 October, 2014

New US ambassador to Ireland says he is the luckiest man in the United States

Kevin O’Malley disagrees that it is merely the US laws that facilitates the ‘double Irish’ tax code.

# usa - Monday 6 October, 2014

NBC cameraman with Ebola arrives in US for treatment

Pictured is Dr Mitchell Levy, father of the patient, Ashoka Mukpo.

# usa - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

US to be involved in upcoming Northern Ireland peace talks

The Foreign Affairs minister called for the continued strong US support for the Peace Process in Northern Ireland.

# usa - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

New US ambassador to Ireland to be sworn in today

The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Charlie Flanagan, is attending the ceremony in Washington DC.

# usa - Monday 29 September, 2014

Mayor tells Boston that Ireland’s economy is “on the move”

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh said he invited people to Boston during his trip here.

# usa - Sunday 28 September, 2014

From The Score 22 of our favourite pictures from this year’s Ryder Cup Snap Happy This post contains images

22 of our favourite pictures from this year’s Ryder Cup

As you’d expect, it features lots of fist-pumping

From The Score McIlroy and McDowell lead the way for Europe with wins in Ryder Cup singles Let's Go Boys

McIlroy and McDowell lead the way for Europe with wins in Ryder Cup singles

The Irish pair earned victories over Rickie Fowler and Jordan Spieth.

# usa - Friday 26 September, 2014

From The Score Ryder Cup 2014: The USA lead 2.5 to 1.5 after morning fourballs Latest

Ryder Cup 2014: The USA lead 2.5 to 1.5 after morning fourballs

Phil Mickelson’s birdie at the 18th proves the difference between the sides.

# usa - Thursday 25 September, 2014

Minister asks J1 students to behave themselves abroad

Earlier, the US State Department official responsible for overseeing the country’s entire J1-visa program said our reputation has not been entirely trashed.

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Road tripping in Mexico, working with ex-cons – then putting it all on YouTube. Aaah, the J1 experience

From the 1970s to today, former J1-ers share their memories about good times in the USA.

From The Score Rory and Lefty to go head-to-head on the first morning of the Ryder Cup It Begins

Rory and Lefty to go head-to-head on the first morning of the Ryder Cup

The world number one has been paired with Sergio Garcia while Mickelson resumes his partnership with Keegan Bradley.

# usa - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

Islamic State oil refineries hit in latest air strikes

Meanwhile, US President Barack Obama led the UN Security Council in approving a resolution demanding that countries take action to stem the flow of foreign jihadists to Iraq and Syria.

From The Score Avert your eyes! – Here are 8 of the most hideous uniforms in Ryder Cup history FASHION FAUX PAS

Avert your eyes! – Here are 8 of the most hideous uniforms in Ryder Cup history

The golf may be good at the Ryder Cup but the uniforms are very, very bad.

From The Score 16 reasons why we’re looking forward to the 2014 Ryder Cup Countdown

16 reasons why we’re looking forward to the 2014 Ryder Cup

Meltdowns, masterstrokes, mastery, misery and mind games. We can’t wait now.

War against Islamic State group ‘is not America’s fight alone’ says Obama

US Secretary of State John Kerry said ancient treasures in Iraq and Syria have become the causalities of warfare.

# usa - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

Osama Bin Laden’s son-in-law sentenced to life in prison

Abu Ghaith was the highest-ranking al-Qaida figure to face trial on US soil since the attacks.

US Navy record missile attack on Islamic State group and upload it on YouTube Military Operation This post contains videos

US Navy record missile attack on Islamic State group and upload it on YouTube

The US navy have documented the attack by filming the Tomahawk Land-Attack Missiles in action.

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