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# washington - Saturday 23 November, 2013
Shakeel Afridi was recruited by the CIA to run a fake vaccination programme in Abbottabad in hopes of obtaining DNA samples to identify the Al Qaeda chief.
# washington - Friday 22 November, 2013
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The man and his daughter sheltered in their home as the storm passed.
# washington - Monday 18 November, 2013
Trees were uprooted, cars flipped and houses flattened.
# washington - Friday 8 November, 2013
# washington - Thursday 7 November, 2013
Perry, who has been working for RTÉ since 2007, will replace Richard Downes in the
Ireland remains on track to exit the bailout following the final review, but the IMF says it has no immediate plans to withdraw its officials from Dublin.
# washington - Tuesday 29 October, 2013
The CodePink protestors sat behind the National Security Agency’s chief at hearings today.
# washington - Friday 11 October, 2013
The two sides held talks in an effort to avert a looming debt crisis and end the continuing US federal shutdown.
# washington - Thursday 10 October, 2013
Washington has confirmed it’s halting $260 million in cash aid as well as shipments of some large scale military systems — including Apache helicopters and F-16 fighter jets. # washington - Saturday 5 October, 2013
The negotiations had been due to begin in Brussels next week.
# washington - Friday 4 October, 2013
The woman with a toddler in her car tried to ram a White House barrier before a high-speed car chase which ended in her being shot dead.
# washington - Thursday 3 October, 2013
The devastation. There was frosting EVERYWHERE..
# washington - Friday 27 September, 2013
The call to discuss Iran’s nuclear programme shows evidence of an unprecedented opening of relations between the two nations.
# washington - Wednesday 25 September, 2013
# washington - Saturday 21 September, 2013
Washington DC shootings brought to 36 the number of Americans killed in mass shootings in 2013. # washington - Thursday 19 September, 2013
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There is “no truth to the rumour”, the broadcaster told TheJournal.ie this evening.
# washington - Tuesday 17 September, 2013
Thirteen people, including the shooter Aaron Alexis, were killed during the incident.
# washington - Monday 16 September, 2013
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Washington DC, the latest word from Michael Noonan on the Budget and the major child abuse investigation under way in Northern Ireland.
Thirteen people, including gunman Aaron Alexis, were killed in today’s mass shooting at a
Washington DC naval base. # washington - Monday 9 September, 2013
The Russian plan for the Assad regime to surrender its weapons has been given a cautious reception in the White House.
# washington - Friday 30 August, 2013
# washington - Wednesday 28 August, 2013
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The US President has addressed a crowd of some 20,000 people at the exact spot where Martin Luther King made his most famous speech.
# washington - Thursday 15 August, 2013
It is the first New World carnivore to be identified in 35 years.
# washington - Wednesday 14 August, 2013
The United Airlines flight was on its way to
Washington from London Heathrow.
62-year-old Mick Deane received gunshot wounds while covering the violence at protest camps in the Egyptian capital.
# washington - Saturday 10 August, 2013
Richard Downes’ time as
Washington correspondent will end in September. # washington - Wednesday 7 August, 2013
Washington has called off a one-on-one meeting between the two leaders, which had been due to take place on the fringes of next month’s G20 summit. # washington - Sunday 4 August, 2013
The 64-year-old could name his cabinet as early as today, with Iranian media reporting it’s likely to be made up of Western educated technocrats.
# washington - Tuesday 30 July, 2013
It’s been three years since the last peace talks between Palestinians and Israelis broke down – but this time the mood is “positive”.
The prison was attacked with mortars and grenades in an overnight attack by Taliban fighters.
# washington - Monday 29 July, 2013
It will be the first time officials have had direct discussions in the past three years.
# washington - Thursday 11 July, 2013
Sergei Magnitsky died in prison in 2009 after he accused the Russian government of organising a tax scam – but was then charged with the crime he uncovered.
# washington - Thursday 27 June, 2013
Moscow is refusing to respond to US efforts to have the former NSA contractor handed over.
# washington - Thursday 20 June, 2013
As part of the JFK 50 celebrations, the Kennedy family have allowed a flame to be taken from the US president’s grave in Arlington, the first time this has ever happened.
# washington - Wednesday 19 June, 2013
The US State Department said that reports of a meeting being scheduled “aren’t accurate”.
# washington - Thursday 6 June, 2013
The National Security Agency is collecting the phone records of millions of US customers of Verizon under a top secret court order.
# washington - Tuesday 4 June, 2013
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“You can’t compare a golf ball to a grapefruit,” her mother said.
# washington - Monday 27 May, 2013
Although it’s rare, some bridges deemed to be fine structurally can still be crippled if they are struck hard enough in the wrong spot.
# washington - Friday 24 May, 2013
The bridge had been listed as “functionally obsolete” – a category meaning that the design is outdated.
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