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#US

# us - Sunday 29 July, 2018

Explainer: Why Trump has warned Iran of 'consequences few throughout history have suffered before'

The nuclear deal with Iran struck by former President Barack Obama is one that Trump detests.

# us - Saturday 28 July, 2018

Pope Francis orders US bishop accused of sexual abuse to live 'a life of prayer and penance'

The Holy See’s announcement about McCarrick said that Francis was taking action.

# us - Friday 27 July, 2018

UK suspends cooperation with US over fears 'The Beatles' Isis suspects could be executed

The two suspected British jihadists were captured by US-backed Syrian forces.

# us - Saturday 21 July, 2018

Trump lashes out at his former lawyer, says taping of client 'perhaps illegal'

There had been reports that the FBI had seized the recording during a raid on Cohen’s office earlier this year.

# us - Thursday 19 July, 2018

Trump invites Putin to visit White House this year

Meanwhile, Trump has rejected a proposal by Putin to allow Russian officials to interrogate a former US ambassador and other US citizens.

# us - Monday 16 July, 2018

EU urges US, China and Russia to avert trade 'conflict and chaos'

EU Council President Donald Tusk spoke after meeting Chinese Premier Li Keqiang as part of an annual EU-China summit.

# us - Sunday 15 July, 2018

'I thought children were supposed to be a priority here in the United States.'

Parents reunited with their children after being separated at the border have been speaking publicly.

# us - Friday 13 July, 2018

Trump denies criticising Theresa May in interview with The Sun newspaper

Trump’s comments come just hours after launching an extraordinary attack on Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit strategy.

# us - Thursday 12 July, 2018

# us - Saturday 7 July, 2018

Nuclear talks: US says they were productive, North Korea reckons American attitude was 'extremely regrettable'

The two powers appear to have quite different takes on how well the two-day-long denuclearisation talks have progressed.

# us - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

Three-year-old girl dies after being stabbed at birthday party in US, authorities say

Timmy Kinner is accused of stabbing a group of children and adults at the party on Saturday.

# us - Monday 2 July, 2018

Nine people stabbed at three-year-old's birthday party in US

The motive behind the attack remains under investigation, according to police.

# us - Monday 25 June, 2018

Harley-Davidson to move some production out of the US over EU tariffs

The iconic American brand was hit with retaliatory tariffs by the EU.

# us - Saturday 23 June, 2018

French teenager spent two weeks in US detention after she crossed Canada border jogging on beach

‘We were locked up all the time and in the yard there was barbed wire and dogs.’

US suspends military training exercises with South Korea

The move comes in a bid to support diplomatic negotiations with North Korea.

# us - Friday 22 June, 2018

Whiskey, jeans and motorbikes: EU tariffs on US goods come into effect

The move comes after US President Donald Trump imposed 25% tariffs on steel imports and 10% on aluminium.

# us - Thursday 21 June, 2018

Trump orders end to separation of migrant children but says 'the border is going to be just as tough'

Trump’s about-face comes after more than 2,300 children were separated from their parents and adult relatives.

# us - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

US withdraws from UN Human Rights Council and labels it a 'cesspool of political bias'

The US claimed that the UN is biased against Israel.

# us - Sunday 17 June, 2018

22 people injured and one suspect dead after US arts festival gun attack

Two suspects opened fire at 2.45am during the Art All Night Trenton festival that showcases local art, music, food and films.

# us - Saturday 16 June, 2018

'I wanted to share my story but I was paralysed in fear': Black Panther actor and undocumented migrant

Bambadjan Bamba is living in limbo in the United States as an undocumented immigrant.

Why having over 100 nuclear weapons could do more harm than good to a country

Experts have looked into the impact using such weapons would have on a nation’s population and resources.

# us - Friday 15 June, 2018

EU approves tariffs on US motorcycles, bourbon and blue jeans as trade war grows

Europe’s move fuels a growing transatlantic trade war just days after a disastrous G7 summit in Canada.

# us - Thursday 14 June, 2018

US man wrongly linked to burglary after 'walking dog while black'

The San Diego Sheriff’s Department named Ike Iloputaife as a “person of interest” in the burglary investigation after he was reported while out walking his dogs.

# us - Monday 11 June, 2018

Trump continues Twitter attack on US allies following G7 summit: 'Justin acts hurt when called out!'

US president Donald Trump has continued his strong criticism of US allies.

# us - Sunday 10 June, 2018

'One-time shot': Kim and Trump arrive in Singapore for high stakes meeting

Trump has said the summit is a “one time shot” at peace.

'Very dishonest & weak': Trump lashes out at Trudeau following G7 summit

The summit descended into farce and a renewed threat of global trade war.

# us - Thursday 7 June, 2018

US evacuates staff from China over fears of mysterious 'sonic induced' brain trauma illness

The department said yesterday that “a number of individuals” were sent to the United States for further evaluation.

# us - Monday 4 June, 2018

US Supreme Court sides with baker who refused to make same-sex couple's wedding cake

The court ruled that an initial judgement against Jack Phillips had shown a ‘clear and impermissible hostility’ towards his ‘sincere religious beliefs’.

# us - Friday 1 June, 2018

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Hawaii faces hottest and fastest lava yet with flows covering six football fields in an hour

“It can’t get hotter than where we are,” said a scientist from the US Geological Survey.

# us - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

Starbucks closes more than 8,000 stores in US for racial bias training

The move was prompted by the arrest of two black men who’d been sitting in a Philadelphia branch.

# us - Monday 28 May, 2018

'Tone deaf': Ivanka Trump photo with son sparks backlash over border separations

Outrage continues to grow in the US over a federal government policy to separate the children of undocumented migrants from their parents.

Coveney to discuss 'troubling events in Gaza' with EU foreign ministers

The Tánaiste is due to go to Palestine and Israel next week.

# us - Sunday 27 May, 2018

American man and his wife arrive in US after being held in Venezuela jail for almost two years

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro ordered the couple’s release as a “gesture” aimed at promoting dialogue between Caracas and Washington.

# us - Thursday 24 May, 2018

'Everything hurts' - Panicked call of mountain biker attacked by cougar is released by police

Isaac Sederbaum survived the attack but his friend SJ Brooks was killed.

# us - Saturday 19 May, 2018

17-year-old charged with Texas school shooting 'planned attack in journals'

Ten people were killed and 10 wounded in yesterday’s shooting.

# us - Friday 18 May, 2018

'A heinous attack': 10 people killed in Texas high school shooting

The student who orchestrated the attack used a shotgun and a .38 revolver he apparently took from his father.

# us - Thursday 17 May, 2018

US university agrees to pay $500m to settle Larry Nassar sex abuse claims

The deal covers about 332 victims of the gymnastics coach.

# us - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

California couple accused of long-term abuse after police discover kids in filthy conditions

Questions remain as to how the children and the alleged abuse went undetected for years.

# us - Monday 14 May, 2018

55 Palestinians - including children under 16 - killed by Israeli troops as US opens its new embassy in Jerusalem

The surge in fatalities led South Africa to recall its ambassador in Israel “with immediate effect until further notice”.

# us - Tuesday 8 May, 2018

Ecstasy may relieve Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in war veterans, firefighters and police officers

Sixteen participants who suffered from PTSD when they joined the trial no longer met the criteria for diagnosis.