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# us - Saturday 24 August, 2019

Patient's death could be first linked to vaping in US, health officials say

Officials are trying to find the cause of a respiratory illness in up to 200 more people.

# us - Friday 23 August, 2019

John Deasy to quit politics ahead of the next general election

Deasy was the government envoy to Washington DC.

# us - Thursday 22 August, 2019

# us - Monday 19 August, 2019

'Essentially, it's a large real estate deal': Trump confirms he's considering buying Greenland

Trump last week expressed interest in the self-governing part of Denmark.

# us - Sunday 18 August, 2019

Gibraltar rejects US demand to seize Iranian oil tanker

The vessel is due to set sail later today.

# us - Thursday 15 August, 2019

Gibraltar orders that Iranian tanker be released, in a blow to the US

Washington DC can make another bid for the supertanker’s detention as long as the vessel has not left Gibraltar’s waters.

# us - Monday 12 August, 2019

Autopsy carried out on the body of billionaire Jeffrey Epstein

Epstein was found dead in his cell in a suspected suicide.

# us - Tuesday 6 August, 2019

R Kelly charged with prostitution and solicitation involving 17-year-old girl

The charges relate to an alleged incident in 2001.

# us - Friday 2 August, 2019

US blames Russia over ending of a major Cold War-era nuclear arms deal

This comes after Washington launched the process to pull out of the INF treaty this year.

Trump escalates trade war with threats to place more tariffs on Chinese imports

The US president made the announcement in a series of Tweets.

# us - Thursday 1 August, 2019

Rapper A$AP Rocky tells court he was 'scared' and tried to 'walk away' during street fight

The rapper, whose real name is Rakim Mayers, faces up to two years in prison over the incident.

# us - Tuesday 30 July, 2019

US Senate fails to block sale of $8.1 billion worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia

Trump issued a trio of veteos to attempt to push through the sale.

# us - Friday 26 July, 2019

'His mind is blown': Family of Irishman facing deportation from US delighted he has been released from prison

Byrne was detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials on 10 July.

# us - Thursday 25 July, 2019

Irishman facing deportation from US to be released from detention for 30 days, legal team says

Keith Byrne was detained by customs officials on 10 July.

# us - Wednesday 24 July, 2019

Scans on US diplomats posted in Cuba show 'something happened' to their brains

Cuba has rejected the results of a study by the University of Pennsylvania.

# us - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

'A massive and dangerous change': Trump expands fast-track deportations in US Ice

'A massive and dangerous change': Trump expands fast-track deportations in US

Immigration officers will be able to deport migrants without allowing them to appear before judges.

# us - Thursday 18 July, 2019

US warship shoots down Iranian drone near Persian Gulf

It comes a number of weeks after Iranian forces shot down a US drone.

Wife of Irish man facing deportation from US says her husband is being given 'no choice' but to leave

Keith Byrne was detained by customs officials on 10 July.

# us - Tuesday 16 July, 2019

US policeman won't face charges for chokehold that may have contributed to death of Eric Garner

The decision effectively ended the five-year-old case.

# us - Monday 15 July, 2019

Court dispute involving Catholic priest facing drug charges in US to be heard in October

Fr Michael O’Leary was arrested for possession of a controlled substance in March.

# us - Saturday 13 July, 2019

Met Police responds to criticism in wake of warning media not to publish leaked memos

“Do you have any comprehension of a free society? This isn’t Russia,” the Sunday Times editor said in response.

US policeman who was fired over fatally shooting unarmed man was rehired so he could claim pension

Philip Brailsford was acquitted of the murder of Daniel Shaver in an Arizona hotel in January 2016.

# us - Friday 12 July, 2019

Turkey receives first batch of Russian missile defence system angering US

NATO said it’s “concerned about the potential consequences” of the purchase.

# us - Thursday 11 July, 2019

Foul play suspected in death of US scientist whose body was found in World War II bunker in Crete

The 59 year-old had been attending a conference on the Greek island.

# us - Wednesday 10 July, 2019

From The42 US Soccer president hit with 'equal pay' chants as World Cup winners are welcomed home in style Homecoming This post contains videos

US Soccer president hit with 'equal pay' chants as World Cup winners are welcomed home in style

US star Megan Rapinoe made a heartfelt speech to supporters at New York City Hall on Wednesday.

# us - Sunday 7 July, 2019

Donald Trump is 'inept' and 'dysfunctional,' says UK ambassador to the US

A British spokesperson said ambassadors abroad are expected to provide ‘honest, unvarnished’ assessments.

# us - Thursday 4 July, 2019

Your crash course in ... how proposed US tariffs could hit Irish whiskey

Irish whiskey could get dragged into a transatlantic trade dispute.

UN Security Council fails to condemn fatal attack on Libya migrant centre

Meanwhile, Tánaiste Simon Coveney has condemned the attack.

# us - Tuesday 2 July, 2019

The US has proposed tariffs on a range of EU products - including Irish whiskey

The $4 billion tariffs are being proposed in retaliation to “EU subsidies on large civil aircraft,” according to a statement.

# us - Monday 1 July, 2019

Bodies of father and daughter who drowned trying to cross US border returned home

An image of Oscar Alberto Martinez and his daughter went viral last week.

# us - Friday 28 June, 2019

Neo-Nazi in Charlottesville attack given life sentence

James Alex Fields Jr apologised today for his actions.

# us - Wednesday 26 June, 2019

A $4.5 billion emergency fund approved for US border as its chief quits amid child-detainee outcry

John Sanders was appointed to the post just two months ago.

# us - Tuesday 25 June, 2019

Iran 'permanently' closes diplomatic relations with US government after new sanctions are imposed

Sanctions against Iran’s supreme leader were brought in yesterday.

# us - Thursday 20 June, 2019

US Pentagon confirms Iranian forces shot down surveillance drone

The Pentagon insisted the aircraft was in international air space.

# us - Thursday 13 June, 2019

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders to step down from role

The president tweeted the news evening.

# us - Thursday 6 June, 2019

Were you happy with how the government handled Donald Trump's visit? What Do You Think This post contains a poll

Were you happy with how the government handled Donald Trump's visit?

There were pro- and anti-Trump demonstrations waiting for Trump when he landed – so how did Leo&Co handle the whole affair?

# us - Monday 3 June, 2019

Donald Trump has met the Queen (and called Sadiq Khan a 'stone cold loser')

The US president had also made some controversial comments about Brexit ahead of his trip.

# us - Thursday 30 May, 2019

Donald Trump says he had 'nothing to do with Russia helping me to get elected'

Trump then later said to reporters: “Russia did not help me get elected. You know who got me elected? I got me elected.”

# us - Sunday 26 May, 2019

Two killed and 29 injured as 'devastating' tornado tears through US mobile home park

The tornado struck El Reno, near Oklahoma City, on Saturday night.

Explainer: Why is Facebook allowing a doctored video of 'drunk' US Speaker Nancy Pelosi to stay online?

The social media giant has been criticised after altered footage of Pelosi was posted online this week.