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#Washington

# washington - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

Abraham Lincoln Memorial defaced in Washington DC

The graffiti appeared to say ‘F*** law’.

# washington - Monday 31 July, 2017

Vladimir Putin says more than 750 US diplomatic staff will have to leave Russia Get Out This post contains videos

Vladimir Putin says more than 750 US diplomatic staff will have to leave Russia

The call is in response to fresh US sanctions against Moscow.

# washington - Thursday 20 July, 2017

Former US presidential candidate John McCain diagnosed with brain cancer

McCain has been one of the more moderate Republican voices in Washington DC during the first six months of Donald Trump’s presidency.

# washington - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

It looks like Donald Trump will get his banquet with Queen Elizabeth II after all

There had been doubts over a State visit to the UK but it now looks like it will happen next year.

# washington - Wednesday 28 June, 2017

'I'm tired of taking it': Reporter who called out White House spokesperson says press are being bullied

Brian Karem interrupted White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders during a briefing yesterday.

# washington - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

Man files for separation after 12 years of marriage to woman who raped him when he was 12

They began an affair when he was 12 and she was 34, they have two children together.

# washington - Saturday 20 May, 2017

Donald Trump's worst week in Washington

It’s been a tough week for the US President.

# washington - Friday 19 May, 2017

US facing calls to act after Turkish guards use violence on protesters Washington This post contains videos

US facing calls to act after Turkish guards use violence on protesters

Both Republicans and Democrats say there must be consequences for the guards’ actions.

# washington - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

Somehow nobody was injured when this plane hit power lines and crashed onto a road

A number of vehicles were damaged.

# washington - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

Donald Trump backs down on funding demand for Mexico border wall Great And Beautiful Wall This post contains videos

Donald Trump backs down on funding demand for Mexico border wall

The US President insists that the wall will be built, however.

# washington - Friday 31 March, 2017

FBI releases never-before-seen images of 9/11 attack on the Pentagon

The photos show the mass destruction at the site.

# washington - Saturday 18 March, 2017

'By any objective measure, Enda Kenny acquitted himself and the Irish people honourably'

Enda Kenny had a difficult tightrope to walk and he performed admirably writes Larry Donnelly.

# washington - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

The Northeast US is a slippery mess thanks to Storm Stella

Flights were cancelled across the region – but things are expected to get back to normal in the next 24 hours.

# washington - Monday 13 March, 2017

Snowstorm changes Enda Kenny's US plans

An event honouring John F Kennedy in Boston is among those to have been cancelled.

# washington - Saturday 11 March, 2017

US judge refuses to rule on Trump's latest travel ban

Judge James Robart said a complaint over the revised ban needed to be filed before he could rule.

# washington - Friday 10 March, 2017

Trump's revised travel ban facing new court challenges

Hawaii filed the first suit on Tuesday.

# washington - Sunday 5 March, 2017

Seattle Sikh man told 'go back to your own country' before being shot

Recently, South Asians have been on edge after a deadly shooting in a suburban Kansas City bar that the FBI is investigating as a hate crime.

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.

# washington - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

The Taoiseach WILL go to Washington (and here's where all his ministers are heading)

Let the annual Paddy’s Day exodus commence…

# washington - Thursday 26 January, 2017

From The Daily Edge Trump's inauguration has finally got the Bad Lip Reading treatment I Am Important

# washington - Friday 20 January, 2017

'We've really been milking this goodbye' - Obama makes final speech before heading on holiday Bon Voyage This post contains videos

'We've really been milking this goodbye' - Obama makes final speech before heading on holiday

The former president is going on vacation to California with his wife Michelle.

Police use tear gas in Washington DC protests during President Trump's inauguration Disrupt J20 This post contains videos

Police use tear gas in Washington DC protests during President Trump's inauguration

Demonstrators have pledged to continue protesting during Trump’s presidency.

# washington - Thursday 12 January, 2017

Watch: The bizarre moment US news network C-Span was 'taken over' by Russia Today Moscow Calling This post contains videos

Watch: The bizarre moment US news network C-Span was 'taken over' by Russia Today

Russia Today is the Moscow-backed English language new network.

# washington - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

Tourists won't be able to go up the Washington Monument for at least two years

A new elevator will be installed in the towering landmark.

# washington - Monday 5 December, 2016

Man who fired rifle inside 'pizzagate' restaurant says he was investigating fake news

The pizzeria was the subject of a bogus report that alleged it was at the centre of a child sex ring organised by Hillary Clinton.

# washington - Sunday 25 September, 2016

Gunman who killed five at shopping centre arrested - but police say no terrorist links

One victim was 16 and had survived cancer.

# washington - Saturday 24 September, 2016

Four women and a man dead after shooting at Washington shopping centre

The shooter is still at large.

# washington - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

From The42 49ers leave LA fans wondering were they better off without an NFL team LA Woe Man

49ers leave LA fans wondering were they better off without an NFL team

The Rams were atrocious last night.

# washington - Monday 30 May, 2016

Donald Trump was disappointed his crowds weren't as big as Martin Luther King's Dream On This post contains videos

Donald Trump was disappointed his crowds weren't as big as Martin Luther King's

Trump says it was because they weren’t let into the Washington Momument.

# washington - Tuesday 17 May, 2016

St Patrick's Day flights for Taoiseach's entourage cost €37,334

Delays and uncertainty in the formation of a new government meant the tickets were booked just four days in advance – costing €9,257 for Enda Kenny alone.

# washington - Sunday 1 May, 2016

Obama drops the mic and roasts Trump at his final White House Correspondents’ Dinner Obama Out This post contains videos

Obama drops the mic and roasts Trump at his final White House Correspondents’ Dinner

The annual gag-fest for politicians and journalists was held last night.

# washington - Friday 8 April, 2016

Man accused of torturing woman to death escapes psychiatric hospital

28-year-old Anthony Garver stands accused of stabbing a woman to death after tying her to a bed with electrical cords.

# washington - Tuesday 29 March, 2016

Man shot by US police after drawing weapon on Capitol Hill

A female bystander suffered what police said appeared to be minor injuries and was hospitalised.

# washington - Tuesday 15 March, 2016

Hatchet-swinging attacker shot dead by shop customer

The customer was in possession of a concealed-weapon permit.

# washington - Friday 11 March, 2016

Former Putin press secretary died of ‘blunt force trauma’ in Washington hotel

Russian state media had said Mikhail Lesin died of a heart attack.

# washington - Wednesday 9 March, 2016

Shooting suspect with ‘Martian master race’ manifesto arrested at White House

Kyle Odom, a former Marine from Idaho, has a history of mental illness.

# washington - Saturday 27 February, 2016

'It's a terrible tragedy': Five dead in apparent family murder-suicide

A 12-year-old girl survived the carnage.

# washington - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

Five shot, two killed in ‘targeted’ attack at Seattle homeless camp

Police are hunting for two men in the wake of the shooting.

# washington - Monday 11 January, 2016

From The42 It wasn't always pretty, but Packers set up a playoff showdown with the Cardinals Go Pack Go

It wasn't always pretty, but Packers set up a playoff showdown with the Cardinals

Green Bay ran out 35-18 winners against Washington.

# washington - Thursday 24 December, 2015

Whoops: Over 3,000 US prisoners mistakenly freed early

“Frankly, it is maddening,” the governor of Washington state said.

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