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#America

# america - Friday 27 October, 2017

US release trove of secret files on JFK assassination - but 300 are delayed on national security grounds JFK

US release trove of secret files on JFK assassination - but 300 are delayed on national security grounds

Kennedy scholars have said the documents were unlikely to contain any bombshell revelations.

# america - Sunday 22 October, 2017

Three million adult Americans carry a loaded gun on a daily basis

New research reviewed the behaviour of 1,444 gun owners in the US.

# america - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

Disappearance of Las Vegas shooting security guard raises questions

Jesus Campos “wants to tell his story at a time and place of his choosing.”

# america - Sunday 15 October, 2017

'We're a country that idealises its founding': America's complicated relationship with the gun

That intimate connection with firearms is under renewed scrutiny after the worst mass shooting in recent US history.

# america - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

Tillerson denies he considered resigning from Trump cabinet but doesn't say whether he called him 'a moron'

“I serve at the appointment of the president and I am here for as long as the president feels I can be useful to achieving his objectives.”

# america - Friday 29 September, 2017

US withdraws diplomatic staff in Cuba over mystery 'sonic attacks'

The attacks of an unknown nature have targeted at least 21 US embassy staff in Havana over the past few months, the US said.

# america - Monday 25 September, 2017

A woman has passed US Marine infantry training for the first time

Three dozen female Marine Corps officers had previously signed up for the infantry training program but failed to finish.

North Korea says Trump has declared war as it vows to shoot down US planes

“He declared a war on our country.”

Former US congressman Anthony Weiner sentenced to 21 months in sexting case

Weiner, weeping as he read from a written statement on a page he held in front of him, called his crime his “rock bottom”.

# america - Sunday 24 September, 2017

As US warplanes fly off North Korea, Trump says the country's leaders 'won't be around much longer'

The war of words between the two powers shows no sign of abating.

# america - Wednesday 20 September, 2017

'Cold, calculated, planned': US man could face death penalty after murdering two black people

Kenneth James Gleason, from Louisiana, killed two black men last week.

# america - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

US Supreme Court upholds Trump's refugee restrictions in travel ban case

The order was not the court’s last word on the travel policy that President Donald Trump first rolled out in January.

# america - Monday 11 September, 2017

From The42 'Soft, under-performing, tattooed millionaires': Lalas takes names in scathing rant at US national team Bit American This post contains videos

'Soft, under-performing, tattooed millionaires': Lalas takes names in scathing rant at US national team

Lalas implied Christian Pulisic ‘didn’t warrant a mention’ while naming and shaming USMNT players and management.

# america - Tuesday 29 August, 2017

'It is a worry': Tourism Ireland concerned about the fall-off in tourists visiting Ireland in July

'It is a worry': Tourism Ireland concerned about the fall-off in tourists visiting Ireland in July

While there has been a 3.8% boost in overall overseas visitors this year, there was a decline in tourist numbers last month.

# america - Sunday 27 August, 2017

Scientists are using painkiller-addicted fish to develop new treatments for addicts

Researchers found the fish were willing to work harder and even enter risky conditions in order to get their fix.

# america - Saturday 19 August, 2017

Call for Tuam Town Hall to remove memorial to Irish Confederate major

Shaun Cunniffe said that the plaque should be removed to a museum so that people can discuss the issues around it.

The icons of Confederacy at the heart of America's debate

There are more than 1,500 symbols of the Confederacy on public land, mostly in the South.

A new generation of white nationalist groups flourish under Trump

Analysts say theses groups may have members in the tens of thousands and tacit supporters in the hundreds of thousands.

# america - Thursday 17 August, 2017

Thousands hold vigil for Charlottesville victim as Trump pays tribute to 'truly special young woman'

Those in attendance at the vigil sang several spirituals and observed a moment of silence.

# america - Sunday 13 August, 2017

Trump condemns hate on 'many sides' after woman killed by car at anti-Nazi protest

Two police officers died after a helicopter crashed.

# america - Friday 11 August, 2017

Trump says that a military plan to deal with North Korea is 'locked and loaded'

He called on North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to “find another path”.

US politicians are being accused of violating free speech - by blocking people on social media

Politicians at all levels increasingly embrace social media to discuss government business.

# america - Monday 7 August, 2017

Donald Trump 'working hard' at his New Jersey country club

He said that he’s there because of renovation at the White House.

US tells North Korea: 'Stop missile tests if you want to talk'

The UN Security Council on Saturday unanimously approved a US-drafted sanctions package over the weekend.

# america - Saturday 5 August, 2017

Women with history of gum disease at higher risk of cancer, study says

Women who have a history of gum disease face a higher risk of several types of cancer, particularly tumours in the oesophagus and breasts.

# america - Friday 4 August, 2017

From The Daily Edge 12 differences between Irish secondary schools and American high schools Ireland V Usa

12 differences between Irish secondary schools and American high schools

There’s no Chad Michael Murray on your school’s GAA team.

# america - Sunday 30 July, 2017

Small decline in MMR vaccinations could have a serious effect

A 5% drop in measles, mumps and rubella vaccinations caused a threefold increase in annual measles cases, a new study found.

# america - Saturday 29 July, 2017

The US is proposing new laws to lower nicotine in cigarettes to non-addictive levels

“A renewed focus on nicotine can help us to achieve a world where cigarettes no longer addict future generations of our kids,” the FDA said.

# america - Friday 28 July, 2017

Kerry woman (107) who emigrated to America finally fulfills dream of receiving high school diploma

Hanna Lovett was born in a small town in Kerry in 1910. She moved to the US when she was 12.

# america - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

'Why can't he be our President?' - Rolling Stone is crushing on Justin Trudeau

Trudeau is quoted as saying he disagrees with Trump “on a whole bunch” of issues.

Jason Corbett had head injuries 'similar to a car crash or fall from great height'

The trial was briefly delayed as one juror became ill while viewing photos of Jason’s injuries.

# america - Tuesday 25 July, 2017

McCain: 'We are not the president's subordinates. We are his equal'

John McCain received a standing ovation from his colleagues as he entered the chamber.

# america - Friday 21 July, 2017

No legal duty for laughing teens to rescue a drowning disabled man, says judge

“Never in my life would I have ever thought we would need a law to make this happen,” the local mayor said.

# america - 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.

# america - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

From The Daily Edge 12 differences between going to college in Ireland and going to college in America Namely: Debt

12 differences between going to college in Ireland and going to college in America

Fraternity houses would not work here at all.

# america - Saturday 15 July, 2017

J1 summer: 'I could be making more of my privilege, but I'm having an incredible time'

Is it wrong that I’m loving it, this hedonistic holiday lifestyle, writes Donal MacNamee.

# america - Saturday 8 July, 2017

From The Daily Edge 27 foods Americans eat that we would never touch America

27 foods Americans eat that we would never touch

Does anyone even know what a Sloppy Joe is?

Irishman back in Ireland after being deported from Boston

John Cunningham was arrested for living illegally in the US last month.

# america - Monday 3 July, 2017

Canadian-Irish Gotham star appeals for help in finding missing daughter

Jade Logue was last seen in Brooklyn on 26 June.