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# us - Today’s News

Biden hits out at Trump and Republicans for trying to push through Ginsburg replacement

The extraordinary televised plea from the Democratic presidential candidate to Republican senators reflected the ferocious manoeuvring that has followed Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death on Friday.

# us - Yesterday’s News

Iran says US faces 'maximum isolation' as world powers dismiss sanctions

Security council members say Washington lost the legal ability to invoke the measure after the US withdrew from a 2015 nuclear deal.

# us - Saturday 19 September, 2020

US Supreme Court judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies aged 87

She died of pancreatic cancer.

# us - Friday 18 September, 2020

US bans TikTok and WeChat, citing national security reasons

Downloads of the apps will be banned from Sunday onwards.

Hurricane Sally: Rescuers seek out people amid widespread flooding US

Hurricane Sally: Rescuers seek out people amid widespread flooding

Homeowners and businesses have begun cleaning up following the storm.

# us - Wednesday 16 September, 2020

Forecasters warn of 'historical flooding' as Hurricane Sally makes landfall in Alabama

People living near streams or rivers are being urged to evacuate their homes.

# us - Monday 14 September, 2020

Residents on US Gulf Coast watch as Hurricane Sally tracks towards the coast

Sally is expected to become a hurricane later today and reach the coast by tomorrow.

# us - Wednesday 9 September, 2020

From The42 'One of the most gifted and complete midfielders in world soccer' - Ireland star's English loan move confirmed Crossing The Pond

'One of the most gifted and complete midfielders in world soccer' - Ireland star's English loan move confirmed

Denise O’Sullivan’s North Carolina Courage boss was full of praise for the Cork woman ahead of her temporary switch to Brighton & Hove Albion.

# us - Friday 4 September, 2020

Prime suspect in fatal shooting of man during pro-Trump protest is shot dead by police

Officials say Michael Reinoehl brandished a gun as a federal taskforce attempted to arrest him.

# us - Tuesday 1 September, 2020

Trump describes protesters as 'domestic terrorists' during visit to Wisconsin

The city of Kenosha has been the scene of demonstrations since the shooting of Jacob Blake last week.

# us - Monday 31 August, 2020

Steve Bannon to go on trial next year on charges he defrauded $25 million from 'We Build the Wall' donors

The former White House strategist appeared in court by audio link today.

# us - Friday 28 August, 2020

Handcuffs attaching paralysed police shooting victim Jacob Blake to his hospital bed removed

Jacob Blake cannot move from the waist down after being shot seven times in the back.

# us - Thursday 27 August, 2020

Hurricane Laura: People stranded as rescuers wait for winds battering US Gulf Coast to ease

Laura weakened to a Category 2 hurricane with sustained winds of 160 km/h.

# us - Tuesday 18 August, 2020

Quiz: How well do you remember the 2016 US election?

Cast your mind back four years…

Former CIA officer charged with selling US secrets and exposing informants to China

He was tricked into admitting his activities last year by a US undercover agent.

# us - Monday 17 August, 2020

TikTok ramps up defence against US accusations that app is security threat

China meanwhile slammed Washington for using “digital gunboat diplomacy” in the TikTok case.

# us - Friday 14 August, 2020

TikTok ban in US to be challenged

The company and its US employees are planning to take Donald Trump’s administration to court.

# us - Sunday 9 August, 2020

US hits 5 million Covid-19 cases - the highest in the world

The US death toll – currently at 162,441 – is also the highest in the world.

# us - Thursday 6 August, 2020

Trump and Biden forced to break with convention for nomination events

Donald Trump has suggested he will make his acceptance speech on the grounds of the White House.

# us - Wednesday 5 August, 2020

Suspected teenage mastermind behind Twitter hack pleads not guilty in Florida court

A number of high-profile Twitter accounts were hacked including those of Kanye West, Bill Gates, and Barack Obama.

# us - Tuesday 4 August, 2020

Hurricane Isaias arrives in North Carolina with 85mph winds US

Hurricane Isaias arrives in North Carolina with 85mph winds

Isaias killed two people in the Caribbean and struck the Bahamas.

# us - Saturday 1 August, 2020

TikTok responds to Donald Trump's pledge to ban the app

The president said he could use emergency economic powers or an executive order.

# us - Thursday 30 July, 2020

NASA launches latest rover mission to search for life on Mars

The rocket took off in California despite a 4.2 magnitude earthquake.

# us - Wednesday 29 July, 2020

US coronavirus death toll hits 150,000

The figure is by far the highest in the world.

# us - Tuesday 28 July, 2020

Lawyers for Ghislaine Maxwell raise concerns that her accusers may post evidence from trial online US

Lawyers for Ghislaine Maxwell raise concerns that her accusers may post evidence from trial online

The socialite’s legal team argue that her accusers could misuse evidence to boost their chances in civil cases against her.

# us - Friday 24 July, 2020

Russia accused of firing anti-satellite weapon in space

US Space Command said it has evidence that Moscow carried out the test on 15 July.

China responds to 'erroneous' closure of US consulate by ordering office in Chengdu to shut

The US has an embassy in Beijing and consulates in five other mainland cities.

# us - Thursday 23 July, 2020

US House votes in favour of removing Confederate statues from Capitol Hill

Representative Karen Bass from California said that these statues represent an acceptance of white supremacy and racism.

# us - Wednesday 22 July, 2020

China says US has ordered it to close consulate, condemning 'outrageous move'

The US has reportedly ordered China to close its consulate in Houston.

Trump concedes Covid-19 pandemic in US is 'likely to get worse before it gets better’

Politicians and White House officials have opened negotiations on a trillion-dollar-or-more ‘phase four’ rescue package.

# us - Tuesday 21 July, 2020

Trump believes charging US couple over brandishing guns during protest 'an egregious abuse of power'

Footage of the white couple outside their home went viral amid worldwide protests against racial injustice.

Chinese companies sanctioned by US government over complaints of Muslim abuse

The United States says 11 companies are implicated in human rights abuses in China.

# us - Monday 20 July, 2020

'Everybody that has a baby gets a million dollars': Kanye West holds first campaign rally

The rapper spoke about various topics from abortion and religion to international trade and licensing deals.

# us - Sunday 19 July, 2020

‘No credible measures’ available to UK for Harry Dunn suspect extradition

Mr Dunn died when his motorbike crashed into a car outside a US military base.

Covid-19: More than 600,000 deaths worldwide; total cases pass 14.2 million

Health officials in Ireland recorded 21 new cases on Saturday.

# us - Saturday 18 July, 2020

US politician and civil rights leader John Lewis dies aged 80 RIP

US politician and civil rights leader John Lewis dies aged 80

He was the youngest and last survivor of the Big Six civil rights activists.

Covid-19: US posts record 77,638 new cases in 24 hours

It’s the third day in a row that a new daily record has been set in the world’s hardest-hit country.

# us - Friday 17 July, 2020

US Supreme Court's Ruth Bader Ginsburg says her cancer has returned US

US Supreme Court's Ruth Bader Ginsburg says her cancer has returned

The popular, liberal judge said that she wouldn’t retire.

# us - Thursday 16 July, 2020

UK accuses Russian hackers of trying to steal research for a coronavirus vaccine

The hacking group APT29, also named ‘the Dukes’ or ‘Cozy Bear’, almost certainly operates as part of Russian Intelligence Services, the UK said.

Concerns raised over US troop flights into Shannon after plane arrives from army base in Tennessee

Flight OY-545 arrived at Shannon Airport this morning from Fort Campbell in Tennessee

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