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# 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.

# america - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

France's Emmanuel Macron attacks US nationalism in Congress speech

Macron told a joint meeting of Congress, “the American and French people have had a rendezvous with freedom”.

# america - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

'A woman of incredible determination' - Tributes pour in for former US First Lady Barbara Bush who has died aged 92 RIP

'A woman of incredible determination' - Tributes pour in for former US First Lady Barbara Bush who has died aged 92

“I had the best job in America,” she wrote in a 1994 memoir.

# america - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

Deadpool actor charged with making false bomb report on train

No explosives were found.

# america - Monday 9 April, 2018

Iraq War veteran becomes first US senator to give birth while in office

Tammy Duckworth gave birth to a daughter today.

# america - Saturday 24 March, 2018

Teen wounded in US school shooting dies after life support removed

“My daughter was hurt by a boy who shot her in the head and took everything from us.”

American mom: 'Why I am marching for American gun control in Dublin'

As an American citizen, and as a parent, it’s hard to stay uninvolved in the gun control debate while we are abroad, writes Mary Farley.

# america - Friday 23 March, 2018

From The42 'Dear Los Angeles, you're welcome' - Zlatan announces Galaxy move with newspaper advert Dare To Zlatan

'Dear Los Angeles, you're welcome' - Zlatan announces Galaxy move with newspaper advert

Ibrahimovic spent two seasons at Manchester United, winning the League Cup and Europa League.

# america - Sunday 18 March, 2018

From The Daily Edge People are seriously annoyed about the U.S. Army's St. Patrick's Day message Ireland

# america - Tuesday 13 March, 2018

Taoiseach says no one will gain from a trade war between US and Europe

The Taoiseach told an audience in Washington DC that Ireland is a “global country” at the centre of a “rapidly changing world”.

# america - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

Porn star sues Trump over non-disclosure agreement - but President denies affair

The agreement was signed days before the 2016 election.

# america - Wednesday 28 February, 2018

Lewinsky calls Clinton affair a 'gross abuse of power'

Lewinsky writes in the March issue of Vanity Fair.

# america - Saturday 24 February, 2018

Companies distance themselves from the NRA after latest school shooting

The moves came as petitions circulated online targeting companies offering discounts to NRA members.

# america - Friday 23 February, 2018

Florida killer yells 'murderers!' as he is put to death

Eric Scott Branch killed a 21-year-old in 1993.

# america - Thursday 22 February, 2018

NRA chief criticises 'politicisation' of Florida school shooting NRA

NRA chief criticises 'politicisation' of Florida school shooting

He also doubled down on the NRA’s longstanding position that armed Americans were the first line of defence in confronting deadly attacks.

# america - Wednesday 14 February, 2018

US college professor cancels cultural freedoms class after use of racial slur causes anger

Colleagues say Professor Emeritus Lawrence Rosen has often used the slur during lectures on free speech.

# america - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

Train full of Republican politicians collides with truck, one killed on board truck

One lawmaker said the truck had been ripped in half by the impact.

# america - Monday 29 January, 2018

Can Trump stick to a script? We'll find out tomorrow

Trump will deliver his first State of the Union address.

# america - Thursday 18 January, 2018

Trump says his plan for border wall has never changed after aide called it 'uninformed'

Trump also clarified the wall would not be built in areas of natural protection.

# america - Tuesday 16 January, 2018

Trump takes aim at Democratic senator over leak of 's***hole countries' comments

Without explicitly denying his use of the word, Trump said the senator had misrepresented what he said about African nations.

# america - Tuesday 9 January, 2018

Investigator's team 'interested in speaking to Trump' over possible Russian collusion

When or even if an interview would occur was not immediately clear.

# america - Sunday 7 January, 2018

Ancient DNA evidence reveals story of first Native Americans to enter the continent

A team of researchers made the discovery using DNA from a six-month-old Native American infant.

US police apologise to victims after throwing away untested rape kits

The Fayetteville police force in North Carolina has admitted it threw away more than 300 rape kits.

# america - Friday 5 January, 2018

Four killed, flights cancelled and schools closed as 'bomb cyclone' batters the US

Nearly 75% of flights departing Boston and New Jersey’s Newark airports were cancelled.

# america - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

Top Hollywood women launch anti-harassment initiative following Weinstein scandal

Over 300 influential women have signed it.

# america - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

A white Christmas: Record-breaking 60 inches of snowfall has completely buried this US town

58 inches of snow fell between Christmas Day to Stephen’s Day in the US town of Erie.

# america - Friday 22 December, 2017

US President Donald Trump signs $1.5 trillion tax overhaul into law

He also signed short-term funding bill into law that that will keep the federal government running until 19 January.

# america - Monday 4 December, 2017

'We need his vote': Trump backs Republican accused of preying on teenagers

US Senate hopeful Roy Moore is accused of sexually inappropriate conduct with a string of teenage girls.

# america - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

Suspected serial killer arrested after bringing murder weapon to his job at McDonald's

Howell Emanuel Donaldson is charged with four murders which spanned 51 days.

# america - Monday 27 November, 2017

Donald Trump calls senator 'Pocahontas' at event honouring Native Americans

Sarah Huckabee Sanders said a racial slur “was certainly not the president’s intent”.

# america - Sunday 26 November, 2017

'The Irish conflict's Martin Luther King': John Hume's journey to America

The topic is explored in a new documentary and book.

# america - Monday 20 November, 2017

60,000 attend mass in Detroit clearing the way for sainthood of Irish-American priest

Bernard Francis Casey was born in Wisconsin in 1870, the sixth of 16 children born to Irish immigrants.

# america - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

Trump says that 'twisted' North Korea won't subject the world to 'nuclear blackmail'

Trump said the red carpet rolled out for him in Asia showed that “America is back”.

# america - Monday 6 November, 2017

Former US congressman Weiner starts prison sentence for sexting 15-year-old girl

Weiner was sentenced in September by a judge who said the crime resulted from a “very strong compulsion”.

# america - Thursday 2 November, 2017

35 US-born children adopted by Irish families

The adoptions have taken place in the last four years.

# america - Wednesday 1 November, 2017

Five killed in New York terror attack were Argentine friends celebrating a school reunion

The Argentine victims were from the city of Rosario.

Nurse arrested after refusing to draw blood from unconscious patient settles case for $500,000

Wubbels plans to use part of the money to fund legal help for others trying to get similar body-camera video.