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#America

# america - Wednesday 14 August, 2019

Nancy Pelosi repeats pledge that US-UK trade deal won't pass Congress if Brexit 'imperils' Northern Ireland

Pelosi said the Good Friday Agreement needed to be protected, and was “a beacon of hope for the entire world”.

# america - Saturday 10 August, 2019

Man (20) walks into Walmart armed with guns to 'test his right to bear arms'

Dmitriy Andreychenko’s wife Angelice had told him it wasn’t a good idea.

# america - Thursday 25 July, 2019

Irishman facing deportation from US to be released from detention for 30 days, legal team says

Keith Byrne was detained by customs officials on 10 July.

# america - Sunday 14 July, 2019

'A hard-working family man': Irish father-of-three facing deportation after decade seeking US residency

Fermoy native Keith Byrne was detained on Wednesday.

# america - Friday 5 July, 2019

Poll: How do you feel about Mike Pence's planned visit to Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: How do you feel about Mike Pence's planned visit to Ireland?

A date in September has been floated although official details have not yet been released.

# america - Thursday 4 July, 2019

Explainer: Why have Trump's Fourth of July plans annoyed so many people?

Celebrations in Washington usually go off without the involvement of the president in a bid to leave politics outside patriotism.

# america - Saturday 25 May, 2019

US judge blocks Mississippi's 'heartbeat' abortion ban

The bill banning abortion where a heartbeat is detectable was passed in March.

# america - Wednesday 15 May, 2019

Farmer in Nebraska saws off his own leg with a pen-knife after getting trapped in farm machine

He eventually became free and dragged himself to the nearest phone to call for help.

# america - Friday 10 May, 2019

Fake heiress who conned New York's elite sentenced to up to 12 years in prison

Ana Sorokin traveled free of charge on private jets and lived for months at luxury hotels without paying the bill.

# america - Sunday 24 February, 2019

'It'd be a great opportunity for the provinces to build their brand in the States'

The New England Free Jacks will host the four Irish provinces’ A teams in March and April.

# america - Thursday 24 January, 2019

Former trainee prison guard kills five people in shooting at Florida bank

The shooter called police from within the bank, telling them he had opened fire.

# america - Sunday 6 January, 2019

Trump confirms that US military has killed architect of 2000 USS Cole bombing

Trump confirms that US military has killed architect of 2000 USS Cole bombing

The military said Friday that Al-Qaeda operative Jamal al-Badawi was believed to have been killed in a precision strike in Yemen.

# america - Saturday 22 December, 2018

The Mueller investigation will be the political story of 2019, and other predictions for US politics

Larry Donnelly looks back on 2018 and ahead to 2019 in American politics.

# america - Thursday 20 December, 2018

Almost 700 clergymen accused of child sex abuse in US state - far more than was disclosed by Church

The state’s attorney general said it was clear from its investigation that the “Catholic Church cannot police itself”.

# america - Thursday 8 November, 2018

California bar shooter Ian David Long suspected of suffering from PTSD

In April, the authorities were called after Long was “somewhat irate, acting a little irrationally” at his home.

# america - Tuesday 6 November, 2018

'A battle for America's soul' as public go to the polls in historic midterms today

Will Trump’s divisive rhetoric win the day, or is there a Democrat resurgence looming?

# america - Monday 29 October, 2018

From The42 'We’re murdering each other every day. Other countries don’t go through this' - Golden State Warriors coach Speaking Out This post contains videos

'We’re murdering each other every day. Other countries don’t go through this' - Golden State Warriors coach

Steve Kerr spoke about the threat of gun violence in America after 11 people were shot dead in Pittsburgh.

# america - Friday 19 October, 2018

US opens national investigation into alleged abuse carried out by more than 300 suspected priests

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia has confirmed that it will ‘cooperate’ with the federal investigation.

# america - Tuesday 2 October, 2018

Donald Trump says it's a 'scary' and 'difficult' time for young men in America

Trump was again asked about Brett Kavanaugh by reporters today.

# america - Tuesday 11 September, 2018

Hurricane Florence expected to deliver 'direct hit' to US East Coast

President Trump said this is one of the worst storms to hit the east coast in many years.

# america - Wednesday 29 August, 2018

Texas police officer found guilty of murdering unarmed black teenager

Roy Oliver could face between five to 99 years in prison.

# america - Wednesday 22 August, 2018

From The Daily Edge La Roux slammed Fox for using her song 'Bulletproof' in a segment about bulletproof back-to-school gear America

La Roux slammed Fox for using her song 'Bulletproof' in a segment about bulletproof back-to-school gear

The singer called the choice of song ‘abhorrent’.

# america - Monday 13 August, 2018

Lira drops as Turkey accuses America of 'stabbing it in the back'

Turkey and the United States, two NATO allies, have been locked in bitter disputes.

# america - Tuesday 31 July, 2018

Thieves use baby's pram to steal shark from Texas aquarium

The shark has now been recovered by police and is “resting” in the aquarium’s quarantine.

# america - Saturday 28 July, 2018

Thousands flee deliberate California fire that has destroyed 500 buildings

An official yesterday announced the death of a firefighter battling the inferno.

Pope Francis orders US bishop accused of sexual abuse to live 'a life of prayer and penance'

The Holy See’s announcement about McCarrick said that Francis was taking action.

# america - Saturday 21 July, 2018

Putin plan for Ukraine referendum rejected by White House

Trump’s National Security Council spokesman Garrett Marquis said a “so-called referendum” would have “no legitimacy”.

# america - Friday 20 July, 2018

Letter from America: 'Trump isn’t perfect but voting for him sent a message – and I’m still glad I did'

Donald Trump’s central animating impulse in public life has long been that his country gets a raw deal, writes Larry Donnelly.

# america - Tuesday 10 July, 2018

Trump picks Republican favourite for Supreme Court - setting up a ferocious confirmation battle

He also has an expansive view of executive power and has favoured limits on investigating the president.

American soldiers wore uniforms in Shannon town without Irish government approval Exclusive

The Department of Foreign Affairs said it received assurances from the US Embassy that measures will be put in place to ensure it will not happen again.

# america - Monday 9 July, 2018

Government to fund US and Canadian students to come here to learn Irish

American and Canadian students will visit Ireland during the summer months to attend intensive Irish language courses in the Gaeltacht.

# america - Saturday 7 July, 2018

Nuclear talks: US says they were productive, North Korea reckons American attitude was 'extremely regrettable'

The two powers appear to have quite different takes on how well the two-day-long denuclearisation talks have progressed.

# america - Friday 6 July, 2018

Trump's kicks off 'largest trade war in economic history' with China

Beijing said it was “forced to take necessary countermeasures”.

# america - Friday 29 June, 2018

# america - Thursday 21 June, 2018

Intel CEO resigns over 'past consensual relationship' with an employee

Chief Financial Officer Bob Swan will serve as interim chief executive.

# america - Wednesday 13 June, 2018

America's highest court to decide if it will hear Making A Murderer case

The court will decide whether to hear Brendan Dassey’s case.

# america - Friday 8 June, 2018

Trump calls for Russia to be let back into G7 club of nations

Moscow was expelled from the rich nations club over its annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea region.

# america - Monday 7 May, 2018

Britain appeals to the US not to abandon Iran nuclear deal

Donald Trump has threatened to withdraw from the agreement.

# america - Saturday 5 May, 2018

Gas warning and a 'wall of fire' in Hawaii after earthquake causes volcanic eruptions

The Kilauea volcano, one of five active on the island, has erupted.

Former US Marine admits to killing seven women

Victims’ relatives watched quietly during the hearing as Vann uttered the word “guilty” seven times.

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