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# united-states - Tuesday 28 April, 2020

Trump says US may seek damages from China over coronavirus outbreak

The US president also appeared to confirm that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is alive.

# united-states - Thursday 23 April, 2020

Las Vegas mayor wants city to reopen, but says it's not her job to issue social distancing guidance

Goodman offered the city as a ‘control group’ for ending Nevada’s state lockdown, but was turned down.

# united-states - Wednesday 22 April, 2020

Donald Trump announces halt to US immigration green cards

Much of the country’s immigration system has already ground to a halt.

# united-states - Sunday 19 April, 2020

Some lockdown measures eased in US as protesters demand more

The number of Covid-19 cases, particularly in hotspot areas, continue to rise.

Donald Trump warns China could face 'consequences' over pandemic

Trump’s comments were made after he appeared to back anti-lockdown protests in several US states.

# united-states - Saturday 18 April, 2020

Poll: Who do you think will win the US presidential election? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who do you think will win the US presidential election?

The 2020 United States presidential election is scheduled for Tuesday 3 November.

# united-states - Thursday 16 April, 2020

'We'll be the comeback kids': Trump says that virus in US has passed its 'peak' despite record death toll

Trump has promised swift “guidelines” on reopening parts of the country,

# united-states - Monday 13 April, 2020

Bernie Sanders formally endorses Joe Biden for president

“We’ve got to make Trump a one-term president,” Sanders said.

At least 11 killed as tornadoes rip through Mississippi Extreme Weather This post contains videos

At least 11 killed as tornadoes rip through Mississippi

Governor Tate Reeves tweeted that he had declared a state of emergency.

# united-states - Wednesday 8 April, 2020

Bernie Sanders suspends US presidential campaign

He said that “while the campaign ends, the struggle for justice continues on”.

# united-states - Wednesday 1 April, 2020

Trump warns Americans of 'hell of a bad two weeks' ahead as up to 240,000 US deaths projected from Covid-19

Between 100,000 and 240,000 people in the US could die from Covid-19, according to White House projections.

# united-states - Tuesday 31 March, 2020

New York transformed as US virus death toll exceeds China's

The pandemic has killed more than 1,000 New Yorkers.

# united-states - Monday 23 March, 2020

Harvey Weinstein reported to have tested positive for coronavirus

Sources told TMZ that Weinstein was one of two inmates to test positive at a New York prison.

# united-states - Wednesday 11 March, 2020

Larry Donnelly: Super Tuesday 2 makes Joe Biden the Democratic nominee in-waiting

Biden was all but counted out by most onlookers before recently, writes Larry Donnelly.

# united-states - Thursday 5 March, 2020

Elizabeth Warren to drop out of Democratic presidential race, US media reports

Warren led some national polls last summer but she never managed to build a broad coalition.

# united-states - Wednesday 4 March, 2020

At least 24 dead after tornadoes strike Tennessee

The storms moved so quickly that many people in their path could not flee to safer areas.

# united-states - Tuesday 3 March, 2020

At least eight dead and 40 buildings collapse after tornadoes hit Tennessee US

At least eight dead and 40 buildings collapse after tornadoes hit Tennessee

Authorities are continuing to search the wreckage for injured people.

# united-states - Monday 2 March, 2020

Poll: Who do you think will win the Democratic nomination? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who do you think will win the Democratic nomination?

Democrats in 14 States will vote tomorrow for who they want to see take on President Donald Trump in November.

# united-states - Saturday 29 February, 2020

US-Taliban landmark peace deal signed as full American troop withdrawal agreed

“We’re seizing the best opportunity for peace in a generation,” US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said.

# united-states - Thursday 27 February, 2020

Trump considers Italy and South Korea travel bans as Saudi Arabia bars entry to holy sites

The decision comes after the Middle East recorded at least 220 cases of Covid-19.

# united-states - Friday 14 February, 2020

Senate approves limiting power of Donald Trump to attack Iran

The bi-partisan vote was a rare exertion of authority from Congress.

# united-states - Tuesday 14 January, 2020

Iran makes arrests and plans 'special court' over shooting down of Ukrainian plane

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said ‘anyone who should be punished must be punished’.

# united-states - Thursday 9 January, 2020

'Highly likely' Iran accidentally shot down Ukraine airliner, US officials say

The plane crashed outside Tehran with the loss of all 176 people on board.

# united-states - Wednesday 8 January, 2020

Iran 'appears to be standing down': Trump says sanctions to remain in place after missile strikes

There were no casualties after Iran fired more than a dozen ballistic missiles in the early hours of this morning.

# united-states - Sunday 5 January, 2020

Iran abandons nuclear deal after general’s death in US air strike

Hundreds of thousands of people flooded the streets in Iran today beside the remains of Qassem Soleimani.

# united-states - Friday 3 January, 2020

Explainer: Why Qasem Soleimani's death is a turning point between the US and Iran

The killing of Iran’s top general could draw forceful Iranian retaliation against American interests in the Middle East.

Iran warns of 'severe revenge' after top general killed in US airstrike

The Pentagon described the operation as a “decisive defensive action”.

# united-states - Friday 27 December, 2019

Spotify to suspend political advertising in 2020

The company said it does not have the necessary level of robustness in its systems to responsibly validate and review this content.

# united-states - Sunday 22 December, 2019

Boeing spacecraft returns to earth after aborted space mission

The two-day demo was originally due to last for over a week.

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

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

# united-states - Saturday 21 December, 2019

Donald Trump officially launches military 'Space Force'

It will initially have about 200 people and a first-year budget of $40 million.

# united-states - Friday 20 December, 2019

Boeing's Starliner capsule not in proper orbit after blast off from Cape Canaveral

It’s a huge moment for US spaceflight which is now dependant on private companies.

# united-states - Saturday 14 December, 2019

From The42 Patrick Reed's caddie banned after clash with fan at President's Cup Caddie Shack

Patrick Reed's caddie banned after clash with fan at President's Cup

The spectator told the controversial American star that he ‘f****** sucked’, according to the bagman.

# united-states - Wednesday 11 December, 2019

New Jersey: Mayor says gunmen 'targeted' Jewish supermarket

A police officer, three bystanders and two suspects died in the shooting in Jersey City.

# united-states - Friday 6 December, 2019

Harvey Weinstein prosecutors call for higher bail, saying he could try to flee the country

The disgraced Hollywood mogul appeared in court for a hearing on his bail conditions today.

Uber says it received nearly 6,000 reports of sexual assaults in two years

The report also revealed 19 fatal assaults related to the company over the last two years.

# united-states - Monday 2 December, 2019

White House will not take part in impeachment hearing on Wednesday

Trump is facing allegations that he illegally sought help from Ukraine to get information.

# united-states - Sunday 1 December, 2019

How young people are using TikTok to discuss elections, wars and now China's internment camps

China this week apologised for removing a US teen’s video condemning Beijing’s crackdown on Muslims in Xinjiang.

# united-states - Thursday 7 November, 2019

Former US national security adviser fails to show up for impeachment probe interview

His move makes it unlikely that he will provide any testimony to the House about President Donald Trump’s handling of Ukraine.

# united-states - Tuesday 29 October, 2019

Woman killed by explosion at gender reveal party in Iowa Knoxville This post contains videos

Woman killed by explosion at gender reveal party in Iowa

A homemade device that was meant to discharge a coloured powder instead exploded like a pipe bomb.