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# washington - Sunday 14 October, 2018

Kidnapped, robbed and killed - but Matthew Shepard is to finally be laid to rest after 20 years
# Homophobia
# Homophobia

Kidnapped, robbed and killed - but Matthew Shepard is to finally be laid to rest after 20 years

Oct 14th 2018, 10:00 PM 45,964 Views 16 Comments

He will be interred in the Washington National Cathedral.

# washington - Monday 13 August, 2018

US far-right rally drowned out by hundreds of counter-protesters
# Rally
# Rally

US far-right rally drowned out by hundreds of counter-protesters

Aug 13th 2018, 7:45 AM 18,790 Views 76 Comments

An effort was made to avoid a repeat of the chaos of a deadly protest in Charlottesville, Virginia exactly a year ago.

# washington - Sunday 12 August, 2018

'So many people loved him' - family pays tribute to airline employee who stole passenger plane and crashed it
# Richard Russell
# Richard Russell

'So many people loved him' - family pays tribute to airline employee who stole passenger plane and crashed it

Aug 12th 2018, 8:42 AM 88,991 Views 36 Comments

The man who stole the plane has now been identified as 29-year-old Richard Russell.

# washington - Friday 10 August, 2018

US judge orders deportation plane to 'turn around', threatens Jeff Sessions with contempt of court
# Contemptible
# Contemptible

US judge orders deportation plane to 'turn around', threatens Jeff Sessions with contempt of court

Aug 10th 2018, 7:31 AM 36,645 Views 39 Comments

The Washington deportation hearing heard that a woman and her daughter had been deported just hours before their case was due to be heard.

# washington - Thursday 21 June, 2018

Group behind far-right Charlottesville rally gets approval for 'white civil rights' march in Washington
# Anniversary
# Anniversary

Group behind far-right Charlottesville rally gets approval for 'white civil rights' march in Washington

Jun 21st 2018, 9:08 AM 17,715 Views 82 Comments

The rally is due to take place on the anniversary of the Charlottesville event during which a woman was killed.

# washington - Thursday 10 May, 2018

Wayne Rooney has reportedly agreed a move to MLS side DC United
# Roo S A!
From The42
# Roo S A!

Wayne Rooney has reportedly agreed a move to MLS side DC United

May 10th 2018, 4:48 PM 4,083 Views 16 Comments

The team based in the US capital are in need of firepower.

# washington - Sunday 29 April, 2018

Trump snubs 'phony White House correspondents dinner' for second year in a row
# FAKE NEWS
# FAKE NEWS

Trump snubs 'phony White House correspondents dinner' for second year in a row

Apr 29th 2018, 2:21 PM 25,837 Views 75 Comments

“If you don’t smile they will say he was terrible. He couldn’t take it. If you do smile, they will say what was he smiling about.”

# washington - Sunday 1 April, 2018

Wall back in business as the Wizards book NBA playoff spot
# Ballin'
From The42
# Ballin'

Wall back in business as the Wizards book NBA playoff spot

Apr 1st 2018, 2:05 PM 6,122 Views 0 Comments

Elsewhere, the Heat were made to wait to guarantee their post-season plans while the Raptors were beaten by the Celtics.

# washington - Saturday 24 March, 2018

'This march wouldn't be happening if people at my school weren't shot dead'
# March For Our Lives
# March For Our Lives

'This march wouldn't be happening if people at my school weren't shot dead'

Mar 24th 2018, 7:30 AM 5,747 Views 10 Comments

Hundreds of thousands of people are to take part in gun control rallies across the US today.

# washington - Sunday 18 March, 2018

Taoiseach says one name has been suggested for the next US ambassador to Ireland
# Phoenix Park
# Phoenix Park

Taoiseach says one name has been suggested for the next US ambassador to Ireland

Mar 18th 2018, 7:35 AM 24,369 Views 14 Comments

The role of ambassador has been vacant for over a year now.

# washington - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

Republican Congressman linked to Trump's travel ban to be honoured at Irish-American event
# Washington
# Washington

Republican Congressman linked to Trump's travel ban to be honoured at Irish-American event

Mar 14th 2018, 11:00 PM 14,377 Views 36 Comments

Leo Varadkar said he is comfortable with tonight’s event, stating he doesn’t have to agree 100% with everyone’s views.

Varadkar presents Irish physicist and technology innovator with St Patrick's Day science medals
# Washington
# Washington

Varadkar presents Irish physicist and technology innovator with St Patrick's Day science medals

Mar 14th 2018, 4:07 PM 9,583 Views 8 Comments

The medal is awarded annually to a distinguished Irish scientist, engineer or technology leader living and working in the US.

'Enough is enough': School students across the US stage walkouts against gun violence
# Florida Shooting
# Florida Shooting

'Enough is enough': School students across the US stage walkouts against gun violence

Mar 14th 2018, 3:45 PM 12,220 Views 29 Comments

The protests come after 17 people were killed during a school shooting in Florida last month.

# washington - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

White House visit: Simon Coveney to brief Trump administration on Northern Ireland
# US/IRISH RELATIONS
# US/IRISH RELATIONS

White House visit: Simon Coveney to brief Trump administration on Northern Ireland

Feb 20th 2018, 9:16 AM 11,413 Views 53 Comments

The Tánaiste is to travel to New York and Washington DC following this morning’s Cabinet meeting.

# washington - Friday 16 February, 2018

Launching political comeback, Romney says Utah 'welcomes legal immigrants around the world'
# Politics
# Politics

Launching political comeback, Romney says Utah 'welcomes legal immigrants around the world'

Feb 16th 2018, 4:42 PM 9,963 Views 20 Comments

The 70-year-old will be the heavy favorite for the Utah Senate seat.

# washington - Friday 9 February, 2018

Trump White House admits it could have 'done better' over allegations of domestic abuse against senior aide
# Washington
# Washington

Trump White House admits it could have 'done better' over allegations of domestic abuse against senior aide

Feb 9th 2018, 7:25 AM 9,718 Views 14 Comments

Rob Porter left his post as senior aide to Donald Trump on Wednesday after multiple accusations of domestic abuse were made by his two ex-wives.

# washington - Friday 2 February, 2018

Trump set to okay release of explosive memo alleging abuse of power in the FBI
# United States
# United States

Trump set to okay release of explosive memo alleging abuse of power in the FBI

Feb 2nd 2018, 7:21 AM 11,178 Views 101 Comments

“The president is OK with it,” an official told AFP, in relation to releasing the memo.

# washington - Friday 19 January, 2018

Trump tells rally 'America's abortion laws are wrong and must change'
# Rose Garden Address
# Rose Garden Address

Trump tells rally 'America's abortion laws are wrong and must change'

Jan 19th 2018, 8:40 PM 20,267 Views 126 Comments

Trump addressed the annual ‘march for life’ protest in Washington from the White House’s Rose Garden.

# washington - Tuesday 19 December, 2017

Derailed train was going 80mph in a 30mph zone
# Washington
# Washington

Derailed train was going 80mph in a 30mph zone

Dec 19th 2017, 8:09 AM 23,115 Views 30 Comments

Authorities said the death toll may rise from yesterday’s crash.

# washington - Monday 18 December, 2017

Multiple fatalities and injuries after Washington train derails onto highway
# Pierce County
# Pierce County

Multiple fatalities and injuries after Washington train derails onto highway

Dec 18th 2017, 4:47 PM 20,151 Views 16 Comments

It’s not yet known what caused the incident.

# washington - Friday 1 December, 2017

RTÉ announces Brian O'Donovan as its new Washington correspondent
# RTÉ
# RTÉ

RTÉ announces Brian O'Donovan as its new Washington correspondent

Dec 1st 2017, 6:47 PM 21,381 Views 35 Comments

O’Donovan is taking over from Caitríona Perry.

# washington - Thursday 30 November, 2017

US warns North Korean leadership will be 'utterly destroyed' if war breaks out
# North Korea
# North Korea

US warns North Korean leadership will be 'utterly destroyed' if war breaks out

Nov 30th 2017, 7:24 AM 12,998 Views 23 Comments

“If war comes, make no mistake – The North Korean regime will be utterly destroyed.”

# washington - Thursday 23 November, 2017

Man beheaded by notorious gang near Washington
# Maryland
# Maryland

Man beheaded by notorious gang near Washington

Nov 23rd 2017, 7:38 AM 42,357 Views 40 Comments

President Donald Trump has vowed to wipe out the violent gang.

# washington - Tuesday 24 October, 2017

Wentz soars as Eagles claim impressive win over Washington
# Flying High
From The42
# Flying High

Wentz soars as Eagles claim impressive win over Washington

Oct 24th 2017, 9:02 AM 3,131 Views 2 Comments

The Philadelphia Eagles improved to 6-1 this season..

# washington - Tuesday 3 October, 2017

Alex Smith keeps Chiefs unbeaten with dramatic win over Washington
# Undefeated
From The42
# Undefeated

Alex Smith keeps Chiefs unbeaten with dramatic win over Washington

Oct 3rd 2017, 7:55 AM 3,166 Views 2 Comments

The Kansas City Chiefs remained unbeaten in the NFL with a hard-fought win over Washington.

# washington - Friday 29 September, 2017

US withdraws diplomatic staff in Cuba over mystery 'sonic attacks'
# American Embassy
# American Embassy

US withdraws diplomatic staff in Cuba over mystery 'sonic attacks'

Sep 29th 2017, 7:16 PM 11,059 Views 14 Comments

The attacks of an unknown nature have targeted at least 21 US embassy staff in Havana over the past few months, the US said.

# washington - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

One killed and three injured at high school shooting in tiny US town
# Washington
# Washington

One killed and three injured at high school shooting in tiny US town

Sep 13th 2017, 10:21 PM 14,515 Views 17 Comments

The shooter has been arrested.

# washington - Sunday 3 September, 2017

Hundreds of homes evacuated due to 'biggest fire in Los Angeles history'
# California
# California

Hundreds of homes evacuated due to 'biggest fire in Los Angeles history'

Sep 3rd 2017, 4:20 PM 19,459 Views 28 Comments

The LA fire is one of several major fires burning in the western United States.

# washington - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

Abraham Lincoln Memorial defaced in Washington DC
# Spray Paint
# Spray Paint

Abraham Lincoln Memorial defaced in Washington DC

Aug 16th 2017, 10:04 AM 25,567 Views 132 Comments

The graffiti appeared to say ‘F*** law’.

# washington - Monday 31 July, 2017

Vladimir Putin says more than 750 US diplomatic staff will have to leave Russia
# Get Out
# Get Out

Vladimir Putin says more than 750 US diplomatic staff will have to leave Russia

Jul 31st 2017, 7:08 AM 15,050 Views 50 Comments

The call is in response to fresh US sanctions against Moscow.

# washington - Thursday 20 July, 2017

Former US presidential candidate John McCain diagnosed with brain cancer
# Washington
# Washington

Former US presidential candidate John McCain diagnosed with brain cancer

Jul 20th 2017, 7:17 AM 19,061 Views 54 Comments

McCain has been one of the more moderate Republican voices in Washington DC during the first six months of Donald Trump’s presidency.

# washington - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

It looks like Donald Trump will get his banquet with Queen Elizabeth II after all
# State Visit
# State Visit

It looks like Donald Trump will get his banquet with Queen Elizabeth II after all

Jul 11th 2017, 12:37 PM 12,442 Views 26 Comments

There had been doubts over a State visit to the UK but it now looks like it will happen next year.

# washington - Wednesday 28 June, 2017

'I'm tired of taking it': Reporter who called out White House spokesperson says press are being bullied
# Washington
# Washington

'I'm tired of taking it': Reporter who called out White House spokesperson says press are being bullied

Jun 28th 2017, 9:30 PM 35,218 Views 33 Comments

Brian Karem interrupted White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders during a briefing yesterday.

# washington - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

Man files for separation after 12 years of marriage to woman who raped him when he was 12
# Washington
# Washington

Man files for separation after 12 years of marriage to woman who raped him when he was 12

May 31st 2017, 10:57 PM 84,396 Views 79 Comments

They began an affair when he was 12 and she was 34, they have two children together.

# washington - Saturday 20 May, 2017

Donald Trump's worst week in Washington
# Crisis Mode
# Crisis Mode

Donald Trump's worst week in Washington

May 20th 2017, 7:40 AM 16,721 Views 84 Comments

It’s been a tough week for the US President.

# washington - Friday 19 May, 2017

US facing calls to act after Turkish guards use violence on protesters
# Washington
# Washington

US facing calls to act after Turkish guards use violence on protesters

May 19th 2017, 10:29 PM 16,032 Views 29 Comments

Both Republicans and Democrats say there must be consequences for the guards’ actions.

# washington - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

Somehow nobody was injured when this plane hit power lines and crashed onto a road
# Seattle
# Seattle

Somehow nobody was injured when this plane hit power lines and crashed onto a road

May 3rd 2017, 10:46 PM 18,006 Views 9 Comments

A number of vehicles were damaged.

# washington - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

Donald Trump backs down on funding demand for Mexico border wall
# Great And Beautiful Wall
# Great And Beautiful Wall

Donald Trump backs down on funding demand for Mexico border wall

Apr 26th 2017, 7:21 AM 20,167 Views 69 Comments

The US President insists that the wall will be built, however.

# washington - Friday 31 March, 2017

FBI releases never-before-seen images of 9/11 attack on the Pentagon
# Ground Zero
# Ground Zero

FBI releases never-before-seen images of 9/11 attack on the Pentagon

Mar 31st 2017, 10:53 PM 86,866 Views 190 Comments

The photos show the mass destruction at the site.

# washington - Saturday 18 March, 2017

'By any objective measure, Enda Kenny acquitted himself and the Irish people honourably'
# Enda In Trumpland
# Enda In Trumpland

'By any objective measure, Enda Kenny acquitted himself and the Irish people honourably'

Mar 18th 2017, 7:20 AM 187 Views 102 Comments

Enda Kenny had a difficult tightrope to walk and he performed admirably writes Larry Donnelly.