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Saturday 3 October, 2020

Trump expected to be in hospital for 'a few days' as aide Kellyanne Conway also tests positive for Covid-19
# Airlifted
# Airlifted

Trump expected to be in hospital for 'a few days' as aide Kellyanne Conway also tests positive for Covid-19

Updated Oct 3rd 2020, 8:34 AM 93,437 Views 68 Comments

The US president was airlifted to hospital following his positive diagnosis on Friday.

Saturday 4 April, 2020

Recovery mission underway for two members of Kennedy family missing on US canoe trip
# The Kennedys
# The Kennedys

Recovery mission underway for two members of Kennedy family missing on US canoe trip

Apr 4th 2020, 5:15 PM 166,905 Views 36 Comments

Maeve Kennedy Townsend McKean and her son Gideon did not return to shore at Chesapeake Bay, Maryland, on Thursday.

Wednesday 11 March, 2020

Harvey Weinstein has been sentenced to 23 years in prison for rape and sexual assault
# Jailed
# Jailed

Harvey Weinstein has been sentenced to 23 years in prison for rape and sexual assault

Mar 11th 2020, 3:05 PM 63,117 Views 77 Comments

Weinstein was found guilty at a court in New York last month.

Tuesday 10 March, 2020

Sanders and Biden draft in big guns ahead of make or break showdown in Michigan
# Super-ish Tuesday
# Super-ish Tuesday

Sanders and Biden draft in big guns ahead of make or break showdown in Michigan

Mar 10th 2020, 7:20 AM 14,916 Views 16 Comments

Sanders’s campaign could be in major trouble if he fails to win the state.

Tuesday 3 March, 2020

US TV host retires abruptly from show, apologises for inappropriate comments about women
# Chris Matthews
# Chris Matthews

US TV host retires abruptly from show, apologises for inappropriate comments about women

Mar 3rd 2020, 8:08 AM 70,387 Views 38 Comments

Chris Matthews said he incorrectly thought certain “compliments on a woman’s appearance” were ok.

Tuesday 25 February, 2020

Placido Domingo says he is 'truly sorry' after investigation finds multiple harassment complaints from women
# Inquiry
# Inquiry

Placido Domingo says he is 'truly sorry' after investigation finds multiple harassment complaints from women

Feb 25th 2020, 11:35 AM 20,499 Views 0 Comments

The investigation was carried out by the US union representing opera performers.

Tuesday 11 February, 2020

Actor Jussie Smollett faces six new charges over claim he was victim of hate crime
# Chicago
# Chicago

Actor Jussie Smollett faces six new charges over claim he was victim of hate crime

Feb 11th 2020, 10:37 PM 19,100 Views 0 Comments

Smollett was previously charged with lying to police but they were subsequently dropped.

Thursday 6 February, 2020

Irishman faces at least 15 years in prison after pleading guilty in the US to facilitating the distribution of child abuse material
# Eric Eoin Marques
# Eric Eoin Marques

Irishman faces at least 15 years in prison after pleading guilty in the US to facilitating the distribution of child abuse material

Feb 6th 2020, 10:24 PM 30,349 Views 0 Comments

Eric Eoin Marques was extradited from Ireland to Maryland last year.

'It was evil, corrupt, it was dirty cops': Trump goes on hour-long 'tirade' after his impeachment acquittal
# Acquitted
# Acquitted

'It was evil, corrupt, it was dirty cops': Trump goes on hour-long 'tirade' after his impeachment acquittal

Updated Feb 6th 2020, 7:41 PM 18,045 Views 101 Comments

Trump addressed a friendly crowd who applauded during multiple parts of his speech.

Wednesday 5 February, 2020

Trump refuses to shake Pelosi's hand, then she rips up his speech
# State Of The Union
# State Of The Union

Trump refuses to shake Pelosi's hand, then she rips up his speech

Feb 5th 2020, 7:18 AM 83,213 Views 98 Comments

The US President declared America is “stronger than ever before” in his State of the Union address.

Monday 3 February, 2020

Two killed in shooting at university residence in US
# Texas
# Texas

Two killed in shooting at university residence in US

Feb 3rd 2020, 8:11 PM 13,042 Views 14 Comments

The shooting happened in a dormitory at Texas A&M University-Commerce.

Built in 10 days, China's coronavirus hospital takes first patients as death toll passes SARS
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

Built in 10 days, China's coronavirus hospital takes first patients as death toll passes SARS

Feb 3rd 2020, 9:01 AM 169,437 Views 100 Comments

China has also made an appeal for medical masks and protective suits.

Monday 27 January, 2020

Prince Andrew 'uncooperative' in Jeffrey Epstein sex trafficking investigation, says NY prosecutor
# Allegations
# Allegations

Prince Andrew 'uncooperative' in Jeffrey Epstein sex trafficking investigation, says NY prosecutor

Jan 27th 2020, 5:43 PM 30,829 Views 46 Comments

Geoffrey Berman says the FBI had contacted Prince Andrew’s lawyers and asked to interview him.

Thursday 23 January, 2020

Democrats focus on Trump’s ‘dangerous’ abuse on second day of impeachment trial
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Democrats focus on Trump’s ‘dangerous’ abuse on second day of impeachment trial

Jan 23rd 2020, 10:36 PM 8,662 Views 30 Comments

“The president’s conduct is wrong. It is illegal. It is dangerous,” Jerrold Nadler said.

Tuesday 21 January, 2020

US Senate leader backs down on proposed impeachment trial rules after backlash
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

US Senate leader backs down on proposed impeachment trial rules after backlash

Updated Jan 21st 2020, 10:29 PM 33,746 Views 64 Comments

Donald Trump has denounced the proceedings as “a total hoax”.

First case of new coronavirus on US soil after man returns from China
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

First case of new coronavirus on US soil after man returns from China

Jan 21st 2020, 7:43 PM 17,064 Views 21 Comments

The man returned to the Seattle area in the middle of last week after traveling to Wuhan in central China.

Friday 17 January, 2020

Canada will provide money to families of those in plane shot down by Iran
# Justin Trudeau
# Justin Trudeau

Canada will provide money to families of those in plane shot down by Iran

Jan 17th 2020, 6:49 PM 10,517 Views 13 Comments

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said the families will each receive 25,000 Canadian dollars

Sunday 12 January, 2020

Canadians living near nuclear power station sent emergency incident message by mistake
# Toronto
# Toronto

Canadians living near nuclear power station sent emergency incident message by mistake

Jan 12th 2020, 5:07 PM 23,912 Views 7 Comments

More than an hour later, a message was sent saying the first one was a mistake.

Friday 10 January, 2020

Trump boasts that Soleimani got 'American justice' as House vote to curb his military moves in Iran
# Fallout
# Fallout

Trump boasts that Soleimani got 'American justice' as House vote to curb his military moves in Iran

Jan 10th 2020, 7:30 AM 14,467 Views 57 Comments

Trump said he had no plans to take further military action.

Tuesday 7 January, 2020

Ikea to pay family over €40 million after 2-year-old boy killed by falling dresser
# Philadelphia
# Philadelphia

Ikea to pay family over €40 million after 2-year-old boy killed by falling dresser

Jan 7th 2020, 3:30 PM 63,694 Views 48 Comments

Jozef Dudek died in 2017 of his injuries after a recalled dresser tipped over onto him.

SpaceX launches 60 more Starlink satellites to test less reflective coating
# Blast Off
# Blast Off

SpaceX launches 60 more Starlink satellites to test less reflective coating

Jan 7th 2020, 9:03 AM 12,400 Views 22 Comments

Observatory director Jeff Hall said the satellites will be a growing risk to stargazers in the future.

Monday 6 January, 2020

Police in the US searching for person who tried to release bedbugs in Walmart store
# Pennsylvania
# Pennsylvania

Police in the US searching for person who tried to release bedbugs in Walmart store

Jan 6th 2020, 9:30 PM 24,882 Views 22 Comments

The store manager contacted police on Saturday after store employees found pill bottles with bugs in them.

Saturday 4 January, 2020

Mystery skeleton found in California hills revealed as WW2 Japanese-American prisoner
# The Ghost Of Manzanar
# The Ghost Of Manzanar

Mystery skeleton found in California hills revealed as WW2 Japanese-American prisoner

Jan 4th 2020, 7:25 PM 29,255 Views 6 Comments

Giichi Matsumura left a US internment camp in the final days of World War II.

'Father, release his power' - Evangelical leaders pray for Donald Trump in Miami megachurch
# Amen
# Amen

'Father, release his power' - Evangelical leaders pray for Donald Trump in Miami megachurch

Jan 4th 2020, 12:27 PM 52,527 Views 90 Comments

Trump spoke to more than 5,000 Christians at the event last night.

Wednesday 1 January, 2020

Scores of animals killed in fire at German zoo
# Krefeld Zoo
# Krefeld Zoo

Scores of animals killed in fire at German zoo

Jan 1st 2020, 1:35 PM 25,577 Views 25 Comments

Local media reported that New Year’s Eve fireworks could have started the blaze.

Trump deploys hundreds of US soldiers to Middle East after embassy attack in Iraq
# Troops
# Troops

Trump deploys hundreds of US soldiers to Middle East after embassy attack in Iraq

Jan 1st 2020, 8:32 AM 19,726 Views 39 Comments

Thousands of soldiers may be deployed in the coming days.

Saturday 28 December, 2019

Death toll rises to 78 after truck bomb explodes during rush hour in Somali capital
# Mogadishu
# Mogadishu

Death toll rises to 78 after truck bomb explodes during rush hour in Somali capital

Dec 28th 2019, 1:03 PM 14,692 Views 14 Comments

Mayor Omar Mohamud Mohamed said that university students were among those killed.

Sunday 22 December, 2019

13 wounded, four critically at house party shooting in the US
# United States
# United States

13 wounded, four critically at house party shooting in the US

Dec 22nd 2019, 1:13 PM 22,596 Views 0 Comments

Shots were fired just after 12.30am (6.30am Irish time).

Thursday 19 December, 2019

Donald Trump defies impeachment and mocks Democrat's dead husband at Christmas-themed rally
# Löw Blow
# Löw Blow

Donald Trump defies impeachment and mocks Democrat's dead husband at Christmas-themed rally

Dec 19th 2019, 7:26 AM 81,318 Views 100 Comments

Trump implied that Representative Debbie Dingell’s husband could be ‘looking up’ from hell.

Tuesday 17 December, 2019

Trump says Salem 'witches' were better treated than he has been in impeachment process
# Impeachment
# Impeachment

Trump says Salem 'witches' were better treated than he has been in impeachment process

Dec 17th 2019, 8:20 PM 12,467 Views 75 Comments

In a letter sent on the eve of his expected impeachment, the US President has maintained that he did nothing wrong.

Saturday 14 December, 2019

Runner who slapped female reporter's bottom on live TV arrested
# Georgia
# Georgia

Runner who slapped female reporter's bottom on live TV arrested

Dec 14th 2019, 5:01 PM 99,329 Views 140 Comments

Alex Bozarjian told police the man had slapped and then grabbed her buttocks.

Friday 13 December, 2019

Oscar-nominated star of Do the Right Thing Danny Aiello dies aged 86
# RIP
# RIP

Oscar-nominated star of Do the Right Thing Danny Aiello dies aged 86

Dec 13th 2019, 4:27 PM 16,737 Views 16 Comments

Aiello died last night after a brief illness.

Tuesday 10 December, 2019

Chilean military plane 'disappears' with 38 passengers on board
# Chile
# Chile

Chilean military plane 'disappears' with 38 passengers on board

Dec 10th 2019, 7:19 AM 18,862 Views 9 Comments

The C-130 Hercules carried 17 crew members and 21 passengers.

Friday 6 December, 2019

R Kelly charged with paying bribe before marriage to 15-year-old Aaliyah
# Sex Crime
# Sex Crime

R Kelly charged with paying bribe before marriage to 15-year-old Aaliyah

Dec 6th 2019, 9:33 AM 44,779 Views 0 Comments

Kelly was 27 when he married a then 15-year-old R&B singer Aaliyah in 1994.

Wednesday 27 November, 2019

Bangladesh court sentences seven militants to death for 2016 café attack
# Holey Artisan Bakery
# Holey Artisan Bakery

Bangladesh court sentences seven militants to death for 2016 café attack

Nov 27th 2019, 7:33 AM 6,711 Views 2 Comments

Twenty hostages were killed, including 17 from Japan, Italy and India.

Monday 25 November, 2019

US Supreme Court rejects bid for new trial in case covered by popular podcast Serial
# Adnan Syed
# Adnan Syed

US Supreme Court rejects bid for new trial in case covered by popular podcast Serial

Nov 25th 2019, 11:00 PM 15,060 Views 3 Comments

Adnan Syed is serving a life sentence after he was convicted in 2000 of killing 17-year-old Hae Min Lee.

Sunday 24 November, 2019

New York billionaire Michael Bloomberg launches US presidential bid
# Road To The White House
# Road To The White House

New York billionaire Michael Bloomberg launches US presidential bid

Nov 24th 2019, 3:35 PM 26,481 Views 47 Comments

The 77-year-old officially launched his campaign online this morning.

Pope Francis condemns nuclear weapons while visiting Nagasaki
# Pope Francis
# Pope Francis

Pope Francis condemns nuclear weapons while visiting Nagasaki

Nov 24th 2019, 10:40 AM 7,195 Views 20 Comments

Thousands of Japanese people came out in heavy rain to hear the pope speak.

Saturday 23 November, 2019

Dog rescued by police after driving unmanned car in Florida
# Ruff Rider
# Ruff Rider

Dog rescued by police after driving unmanned car in Florida

Nov 23rd 2019, 6:02 PM 30,367 Views 17 Comments

The dog was trapped and clambering around in the car by locals in Port St Lucie.

Thursday 21 November, 2019

'It's a tainted investigation': Benjamin Netanyahu's reaction as he's indicted on fraud and bribery
# Corruption
# Corruption

'It's a tainted investigation': Benjamin Netanyahu's reaction as he's indicted on fraud and bribery

Updated Nov 21st 2019, 8:42 PM 15,336 Views 80 Comments

The Israeli prime minister has called the allegations part of a witch-hunt.

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