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# usa - Friday 12 August, 2022

Large wildfire burning amid drought on Hawaii’s Big Island
# Hawaii
# Hawaii

Large wildfire burning amid drought on Hawaii’s Big Island

Fri 9:13 AM 6,976 Views 0 Comments

High winds and extremely dry conditions are making it difficult for crews to contain the blaze.

US attorney general requests that warrant for raid on Trump's home be made public
# Trump
# Trump

US attorney general requests that warrant for raid on Trump's home be made public

Fri 6:42 AM 16,903 Views 20 Comments

Merrick Garland did not reveal the reason for the unprecedented search of Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate.

# usa - Wednesday 10 August, 2022

Donald Trump declines to answer questions in New York fraud probe
# Manhattan
# Manhattan

Donald Trump declines to answer questions in New York fraud probe

Wed 9:06 PM 68,780 Views 85 Comments

The hearing comes days after FBI agents raided the former US president’s home in Florida as part of an unrelated investigation.

Some Irish soldiers 'refused entry to US after peacekeeping duties'
# The Morning Lead
# The Morning Lead

Some Irish soldiers 'refused entry to US after peacekeeping duties'

Wed 12:05 AM 70,666 Views 21 Comments

The issue has been raised with the US authorities by the Department of Foreign Affairs.

# usa - Tuesday 9 August, 2022

Trump says his Florida home has been 'raided' by the FBI
# Donald Trump
# Donald Trump

Trump says his Florida home has been 'raided' by the FBI

Updated Tue 9:09 AM 53,154 Views 104 Comments

The FBI declined to comment on whether the search was happening or what it might be for.

# usa - Thursday 4 August, 2022

US declares public health emergency over monkeypox outbreak
# Emergency
# Emergency

US declares public health emergency over monkeypox outbreak

Updated Aug 4th 2022, 10:15 PM 17,454 Views 19 Comments

The White House said it has made more than 1.1 million doses of vaccine available.

Four US police officers charged over death of Breonna Taylor
# Breonna Taylor
# Breonna Taylor

Four US police officers charged over death of Breonna Taylor

Aug 4th 2022, 5:50 PM 18,715 Views 0 Comments

Ms Taylor was killed during a botched raid on her home two years ago.

# usa - Wednesday 27 July, 2022

Joe Biden comes out of isolation after two negative Covid-19 tests
# Joe Biden
# Joe Biden

Joe Biden comes out of isolation after two negative Covid-19 tests

Jul 27th 2022, 5:29 PM 8,883 Views 9 Comments

The US president is fever-free, according to his physician.

# usa - Tuesday 26 July, 2022

US politician attends son’s same-sex wedding days after voting no to gay marriage
# Congress
# Congress

US politician attends son’s same-sex wedding days after voting no to gay marriage

Jul 26th 2022, 10:05 PM 55,078 Views 81 Comments

In 2015 the U.S. Supreme Court struck down all state bans on same-sex marriage and legalized it in all fifty states

Biden says he is ‘feeling better every day’ after contracting Covid
# Joevid
# Joevid

Biden says he is ‘feeling better every day’ after contracting Covid

Jul 26th 2022, 9:58 AM 8,076 Views 22 Comments

The 79-year-old president said his voice is still raspy and he still has nasal congestion, but he is ‘on my way to fully recovered, God willing’.

# usa - Thursday 21 July, 2022

Joe Biden tests positive for Covid-19
# Joe Biden
# Joe Biden

Joe Biden tests positive for Covid-19

Jul 21st 2022, 3:32 PM 32,521 Views 31 Comments

The US president is experiencing ‘very mild symptoms’, the White House said today.

# usa - Monday 18 July, 2022

Three murdered in Indiana shooting before civilian killed gunman
# Mall Shooting
# Mall Shooting

Three murdered in Indiana shooting before civilian killed gunman

Jul 18th 2022, 6:57 AM 21,597 Views 26 Comments

‘We are sickened by yet another type of incident like this in our country,’ assistant chief of police Chris Bailey said.

# usa - Friday 15 July, 2022

Biden likens Palestinians to Irish Catholics on trip to Middle East
# Joe Biden
# Joe Biden

Biden likens Palestinians to Irish Catholics on trip to Middle East

Jul 15th 2022, 3:02 PM 26,176 Views 44 Comments

He was speaking at East Jerusalem Hospital.

# usa - Tuesday 12 July, 2022

Donald Trump ‘attempted to contact US Capitol riots witness’
# Jan 6th Hearings
# Jan 6th Hearings

Donald Trump ‘attempted to contact US Capitol riots witness’

Jul 12th 2022, 9:43 PM 30,547 Views 37 Comments

Liz Cheney, the vice chair of the committee investigating the January 6th riots, said that the Justice Department has been notified.

# usa - Tuesday 5 July, 2022

US and China discuss 'severe' economic challenges surrounding supply chains
# Supply Chains
# Supply Chains

US and China discuss 'severe' economic challenges surrounding supply chains

Jul 5th 2022, 7:42 AM 9,724 Views 1 Comment

The world’s two biggest economies are also grappling with Covid-affected supply chains.

# usa - Sunday 3 July, 2022

Israel to examine bullet that killed journalist Shireen Abu Akleh with US experts
# Shireen Abu Akleh
# Shireen Abu Akleh

Israel to examine bullet that killed journalist Shireen Abu Akleh with US experts

Jul 3rd 2022, 6:00 PM 11,211 Views 17 Comments

The Palestinian-American journalist was killed while covering a raid by the Israel Defense Forces.

# usa - Saturday 2 July, 2022

What we've learned from the January 6th hearings – and what happens now
# Capitol Chaos
# Capitol Chaos

What we've learned from the January 6th hearings – and what happens now

Jul 2nd 2022, 8:10 AM 17,232 Views 48 Comments

A House select committee is delivering the findings of a year-long investigation over a number of hearings.

The Explainer: What Roe v Wade being overturned could mean for other US laws
# The Explainer
# The Explainer

The Explainer: What Roe v Wade being overturned could mean for other US laws

Jul 2nd 2022, 6:30 AM 9,032 Views 19 Comments

The landmark decision means Americans no longer have a constitutional right to abortion.

# usa - Friday 1 July, 2022

Trial of US basketball star Brittney Griner opens in Russia
# Brittney Griner
# Brittney Griner

Trial of US basketball star Brittney Griner opens in Russia

Updated Jul 1st 2022, 5:10 PM 22,477 Views 0 Comments

The two-time Olympic gold medallist is facing up to 10 years in prison for large-scale transportation of drugs.

# usa - Friday 24 June, 2022

'Kids in schools will be safer': US senate advances new gun control bill
# New Laws
# New Laws

'Kids in schools will be safer': US senate advances new gun control bill

Jun 24th 2022, 7:25 AM 8,832 Views 9 Comments

The Safer Communities Act is due to be rubber stamped today.

# usa - Friday 17 June, 2022

Two people shot dead at Alabama church
# Shooting
# Shooting

Two people shot dead at Alabama church

Jun 17th 2022, 8:17 AM 15,231 Views 35 Comments

The shooting took place as the church was holding a potluck dinner.

# usa - Sunday 12 June, 2022

US senators announce limited deal on gun violence measures
# Gun Control
# Gun Control

US senators announce limited deal on gun violence measures

Updated Jun 12th 2022, 5:34 PM 16,270 Views 21 Comments

Recent mass shootings have renewed calls for stricter gun control.

USA hold dominant lead to close in on third Curtis Cup in-a-row
# Almost There
From The42
# Almost There

USA hold dominant lead to close in on third Curtis Cup in-a-row

Jun 12th 2022, 10:13 AM 3,398 Views 0 Comments

The event will be decided after eight single matches on Sunday.

# usa - Tuesday 7 June, 2022

Two-year-old boy accidentally shoots and kills father in Florida
# Loaded Gun
# Loaded Gun

Two-year-old boy accidentally shoots and kills father in Florida

Jun 7th 2022, 9:52 AM 47,533 Views 56 Comments

Such tragedies are not uncommon in the United States.

# usa - Sunday 5 June, 2022

Chaotic shooting incident in Tennessee leaves three dead
# USA
# USA

Chaotic shooting incident in Tennessee leaves three dead

Jun 5th 2022, 7:00 PM 51,962 Views 29 Comments

The wounded included at least one juvenile, police said.

Three killed, 11 wounded in Philadelphia shooting, say police
# Shooting
# Shooting

Three killed, 11 wounded in Philadelphia shooting, say police

Jun 5th 2022, 2:00 PM 47,006 Views 36 Comments

Multiple shooters opened fire on a popular street in the city.

# usa - Thursday 2 June, 2022

Police chief not told of children's calls during Uvalde shooting: state senator
# Uvalde Shooting
# Uvalde Shooting

Police chief not told of children's calls during Uvalde shooting: state senator

Jun 2nd 2022, 9:46 PM 16,963 Views 8 Comments

The 911 calls ‘were not being communicated to the so-called incident commander’, Senator Roland Gutierrez told a news conference

Harvey Weinstein’s rape conviction upheld by appeal court in US
# Harvey Weinstein
# Harvey Weinstein

Harvey Weinstein’s rape conviction upheld by appeal court in US

Jun 2nd 2022, 5:30 PM 16,600 Views 0 Comments

Weinstein was convicted in New York in February 2020.

Four killed in shooting at Oklahoma hospital building
# Tulsa
# Tulsa

Four killed in shooting at Oklahoma hospital building

Updated Jun 2nd 2022, 3:00 PM 61,981 Views 42 Comments

The unidentified gunman was also dead, police said.

# usa - Wednesday 1 June, 2022

Buffalo supermarket shooter charged with 10 murder counts and domestic terrorism
# Buffalo Shooting
# Buffalo Shooting

Buffalo supermarket shooter charged with 10 murder counts and domestic terrorism

Jun 1st 2022, 10:45 PM 15,129 Views 12 Comments

Other charges filed by the grand jury include attempted murder and weapons possession.

# usa - Sunday 29 May, 2022

Biden arrives at Uvalde to meet relatives of school shooting victims
# Uvalde Shooting
# Uvalde Shooting

Biden arrives at Uvalde to meet relatives of school shooting victims

Updated May 29th 2022, 7:29 PM 10,654 Views 19 Comments

Harrowing accounts emerged of the ordeal faced by survivors of Tuesday’s attack on an elementary school.

# usa - Thursday 26 May, 2022

Irish lecturer in US: 'The shadow of campus shootings has loomed large in our lives for years'
# Uvalde Shooting
# Uvalde Shooting

Irish lecturer in US: 'The shadow of campus shootings has loomed large in our lives for years'

May 26th 2022, 8:00 PM 9,797 Views 3 Comments

Caoimhín De Barra says threats to safety on campus are always on your mind when you work as a teacher in the US.

Oklahoma governor signs strictest abortion ban in the US
# Abortion Ban
# Abortion Ban

Oklahoma governor signs strictest abortion ban in the US

May 26th 2022, 9:49 AM 23,857 Views 54 Comments

Abortion providers have said they will stop performing the procedure as soon as the bill is signed.

# usa - Sunday 22 May, 2022

US flight brings tonnes of needed baby formula from Germany
# Baby Formula
# Baby Formula

US flight brings tonnes of needed baby formula from Germany

May 22nd 2022, 6:30 PM 30,695 Views 24 Comments

Scarcity of medical-grade baby formula caused by production problems and supply-chain issues has created grave problems for thousands of American parents.

# usa - Wednesday 18 May, 2022

'Historic’ equal pay deal for US men and women soccer teams
# Pay Parity
From The42
# Pay Parity

'Historic’ equal pay deal for US men and women soccer teams

May 18th 2022, 3:28 PM 3,661 Views 13 Comments

Confirmation of the move comes after years of pressure from female players.

# usa - Friday 13 May, 2022

Can rugby finally crack the US by bringing the World Cup there in 2031?
# Ambitions
From The42
# Ambitions

Can rugby finally crack the US by bringing the World Cup there in 2031?

May 13th 2022, 8:12 PM 5,006 Views 10 Comments

The Americans plan to use NFL stadiums and sell more than 3 million tickets.

# usa - Wednesday 11 May, 2022

Students blast travel company USIT over lengthy delays to J1 applications
# J1
# J1

Students blast travel company USIT over lengthy delays to J1 applications

May 11th 2022, 12:05 AM 16,501 Views 4 Comments
  • Many students going on a J1 with travel company USIT are still waiting to receive their visa, with their flight dates just weeks away, reports Emer Moreau
  • They're unsure when they'll be able to travel to the US, and therefore can't secure accommodation or tell their employers when they can start working
  • Students pay USIT up to €1,100 to organise their trip, including setting up mandatory interviews at the US Embassy in Dublin and liaising with US-based companies who sponsor those on the J1 scheme

# usa - Tuesday 10 May, 2022

Alabama inmate captured after escape as the ex-jail officer accused of aiding him dies
# USA
# USA

Alabama inmate captured after escape as the ex-jail officer accused of aiding him dies

May 10th 2022, 7:56 AM 47,138 Views 20 Comments

The two fugitives were caught following a manhunt through three states.

# usa - Sunday 8 May, 2022

Ukraine battles to hold eastern bastions as US First Lady Jill Biden visits
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Ukraine battles to hold eastern bastions as US First Lady Jill Biden visits

Updated May 8th 2022, 6:36 PM 39,172 Views 29 Comments

Biden met her Ukrainian counterpart Olena Zelenska at a school being used as a shelter for displaced civilians.

# usa - Wednesday 4 May, 2022

US basketball star being wrongfully detained in Russia, say US officials
# Brittney Griner
# Brittney Griner

US basketball star being wrongfully detained in Russia, say US officials

May 4th 2022, 8:01 AM 21,074 Views 19 Comments

Brittney Griner was detained at a Moscow airport in February.

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