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# washington - Friday 27 December, 2013

US judge rules NSA phone surveillance lawful
# Ok Then
# Ok Then

US judge rules NSA phone surveillance lawful

Dec 27th 2013, 7:25 PM 6,378 Views 56 Comments

The issue could well end up in the Supreme Court.

# washington - Saturday 23 November, 2013

Pakistani doctor who helped find bin Laden charged with murder and fraud
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Pakistani doctor who helped find bin Laden charged with murder and fraud

Nov 23rd 2013, 2:46 PM 13,088 Views 51 Comments

Shakeel Afridi was recruited by the CIA to run a fake vaccination programme in Abbottabad in hopes of obtaining DNA samples to identify the Al Qaeda chief.

# washington - Friday 22 November, 2013

Man films terrifying video of tornado devastating his house and neighbourhood
# Illinois
From The Daily Edge
# Illinois

Man films terrifying video of tornado devastating his house and neighbourhood

Nov 22nd 2013, 8:01 AM 9,274 Views 35 Comments

The man and his daughter sheltered in their home as the storm passed.

# washington - Monday 18 November, 2013

Six killed as tornadoes tear across America's midwest
# Storms
# Storms

Six killed as tornadoes tear across America's midwest

Nov 18th 2013, 7:43 AM 10,693 Views 20 Comments

Trees were uprooted, cars flipped and houses flattened.

# washington - Friday 8 November, 2013

Vikings turn on the style in second half blitz of Washington
# NFL
From The42
# NFL

Vikings turn on the style in second half blitz of Washington

Nov 8th 2013, 2:29 PM 1,410 Views 5 Comments

All the NFL action from last night’s Thursday Night Football

# washington - Thursday 7 November, 2013

Caitríona Perry is RTÉ's new Washington correspondent
# Washington
# Washington

Caitríona Perry is RTÉ's new Washington correspondent

Nov 7th 2013, 8:28 PM 14,843 Views 34 Comments

Perry, who has been working for RTÉ since 2007, will replace Richard Downes in the Washington post.

The reviews are over but we may not leave for "a number of years" --- IMF Mission Chief
# Bailout Exit
# Bailout Exit

The reviews are over but we may not leave for "a number of years" --- IMF Mission Chief

Nov 7th 2013, 3:05 PM 8,252 Views 41 Comments

Ireland remains on track to exit the bailout following the final review, but the IMF says it has no immediate plans to withdraw its officials from Dublin.

# washington - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

Photobomb protestors tell the NSA to 'stop spying'
# Spying
# Spying

Photobomb protestors tell the NSA to 'stop spying'

Oct 29th 2013, 10:01 PM 12,348 Views 32 Comments

The CodePink protestors sat behind the National Security Agency’s chief at hearings today.

# washington - Friday 11 October, 2013

Obama meets with Republicans in bid to end crisis
# Shutdown
# Shutdown

Obama meets with Republicans in bid to end crisis

Oct 11th 2013, 7:39 AM 3,495 Views 33 Comments

The two sides held talks in an effort to avert a looming debt crisis and end the continuing US federal shutdown.

# washington - Thursday 10 October, 2013

US suspends supply of cash, large military hardware to Egypt
# Egypt
# Egypt

US suspends supply of cash, large military hardware to Egypt

Oct 10th 2013, 7:43 AM 2,841 Views 11 Comments

Washington has confirmed it’s halting $260 million in cash aid as well as shipments of some large scale military systems — including Apache helicopters and F-16 fighter jets.

# washington - Saturday 5 October, 2013

Talks on landmark EU - US trade deal postponed as a result of shutdown
# Us Shutdown
# Us Shutdown

Talks on landmark EU - US trade deal postponed as a result of shutdown

Oct 5th 2013, 9:45 AM 2,558 Views 9 Comments

The negotiations had been due to begin in Brussels next week.

# washington - Friday 4 October, 2013

Investigators seek answers after woman shot dead following White House car chase
# Washington DC
# Washington DC

Investigators seek answers after woman shot dead following White House car chase

Oct 4th 2013, 7:36 AM 13,775 Views 212 Comments

The woman with a toddler in her car tried to ram a White House barrier before a high-speed car chase which ended in her being shot dead.

# washington - Thursday 3 October, 2013

Man arrested for 'attacking' kid's birthday cake in courthouse
# Layer Off Mate
From The Daily Edge
# Layer Off Mate

Man arrested for 'attacking' kid's birthday cake in courthouse

Oct 3rd 2013, 11:26 AM 1,309 Views 0 Comments

The devastation. There was frosting EVERYWHERE..

# washington - Friday 27 September, 2013

US and Iranian presidents speak by phone in first direct contact since 1979
# Good Call
# Good Call

US and Iranian presidents speak by phone in first direct contact since 1979

Sep 27th 2013, 10:15 PM 4,729 Views 41 Comments

The call to discuss Iran’s nuclear programme shows evidence of an unprecedented opening of relations between the two nations.

# washington - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

FBI releases CCTV footage of Navy Yard shooter
# Shooting
# Shooting

FBI releases CCTV footage of Navy Yard shooter

Sep 25th 2013, 8:00 PM 14,697 Views 38 Comments

The FBi said today that Aaron Alexis believed he was being controlled by low-frequency electromagnetic waves.

# washington - Saturday 21 September, 2013

This map shows the mass shootings in America since 1982
# Guns
# Guns

This map shows the mass shootings in America since 1982

Sep 21st 2013, 9:15 AM 13,096 Views 100 Comments

This week’s Washington DC shootings brought to 36 the number of Americans killed in mass shootings in 2013.

# washington - Thursday 19 September, 2013

George Lee: RTÉ's Washington post 'not for me'
# RTÉ
# RTÉ

George Lee: RTÉ's Washington post 'not for me'

Sep 19th 2013, 7:06 PM 8,626 Views 22 Comments

There is “no truth to the rumour”, the broadcaster told TheJournal.ie this evening.

# washington - Tuesday 17 September, 2013

More details of 'horrific' Washington Navy Yard shooting emerge
# USA
# USA

More details of 'horrific' Washington Navy Yard shooting emerge

Sep 17th 2013, 8:00 AM 15,796 Views 67 Comments

Thirteen people, including the shooter Aaron Alexis, were killed during the incident.

# washington - Monday 16 September, 2013

Here’s what happened today: Monday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s what happened today: Monday

Sep 16th 2013, 11:15 PM 18,081 Views 7 Comments

Get up to speed on the mass shooting in Washington DC, the latest word from Michael Noonan on the Budget and the major child abuse investigation under way in Northern Ireland.

Washington Navy Yard shooter was former serviceman, police confirm
# Mass Shooting
# Mass Shooting

Washington Navy Yard shooter was former serviceman, police confirm

Sep 16th 2013, 11:07 PM 38,020 Views 143 Comments

Thirteen people, including gunman Aaron Alexis, were killed in today’s mass shooting at a Washington DC naval base.

# washington - Monday 9 September, 2013

Russia urges Syria: Give up your chemical weapons
# Syrian Crisis
# Syrian Crisis

Russia urges Syria: Give up your chemical weapons

Sep 9th 2013, 11:02 PM 4,412 Views 52 Comments

The Russian plan for the Assad regime to surrender its weapons has been given a cautious reception in the White House.

# washington - Friday 30 August, 2013

This is the best American football tackle you'll see all pre-season
# Boom!
From The42
# Boom!

This is the best American football tackle you'll see all pre-season

Aug 30th 2013, 8:45 PM 4,475 Views 1 Comment

Rob Jackson is a beast.

# washington - Wednesday 28 August, 2013

Obama: Because of MLK “Congress changed, and eventually the White House changed”
# Mlk 50
# Mlk 50

Obama: Because of MLK “Congress changed, and eventually the White House changed”

Aug 28th 2013, 9:29 PM 6,003 Views 49 Comments

The US President has addressed a crowd of some 20,000 people at the exact spot where Martin Luther King made his most famous speech.

# washington - Thursday 15 August, 2013

Meet the olinguito: New mammal species wrongly identified for 100 years
# New Species
# New Species

Meet the olinguito: New mammal species wrongly identified for 100 years

Aug 15th 2013, 4:13 PM 11,056 Views 40 Comments

It is the first New World carnivore to be identified in 35 years.

# washington - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

“Mechanical issue” forces UA flight to make Dublin emergency landing
# Flight
# Flight

“Mechanical issue” forces UA flight to make Dublin emergency landing

Aug 14th 2013, 6:16 PM 22,333 Views 40 Comments

The United Airlines flight was on its way to Washington from London Heathrow.

Sky News cameraman killed covering Cairo violence
# Egypt
# Egypt

Sky News cameraman killed covering Cairo violence

Aug 14th 2013, 2:48 PM 11,074 Views 39 Comments

62-year-old Mick Deane received gunshot wounds while covering the violence at protest camps in the Egyptian capital.

# washington - Saturday 10 August, 2013

Who's next? RTE looks to hire new Washington correspondent
# Stateside
# Stateside

Who's next? RTE looks to hire new Washington correspondent

Aug 10th 2013, 8:30 PM 21,780 Views 46 Comments

Richard Downes’ time as Washington correspondent will end in September.

# washington - Wednesday 7 August, 2013

Obama cancels Putin summit, says Russia displaying a new "Cold War" mentality
# Cooling Off
# Cooling Off

Obama cancels Putin summit, says Russia displaying a new "Cold War" mentality

Aug 7th 2013, 5:34 PM 8,960 Views 157 Comments

Washington has called off a one-on-one meeting between the two leaders, which had been due to take place on the fringes of next month’s G20 summit.

# washington - Sunday 4 August, 2013

Moderate cleric and former nuclear negotiator Rowhani sworn in as President of Iran
# Middle East
# Middle East

Moderate cleric and former nuclear negotiator Rowhani sworn in as President of Iran

Aug 4th 2013, 2:35 PM 4,715 Views 32 Comments

The 64-year-old could name his cabinet as early as today, with Iranian media reporting it’s likely to be made up of Western educated technocrats.

# washington - Tuesday 30 July, 2013

So far, so good: chief negotiator says Israel-Palestine peace talks are going well
# Cautious Optimism
# Cautious Optimism

So far, so good: chief negotiator says Israel-Palestine peace talks are going well

Jul 30th 2013, 9:43 AM 3,253 Views 94 Comments

It’s been three years since the last peace talks between Palestinians and Israelis broke down – but this time the mood is “positive”.

Hundreds of prisoners, including "hardcore militants" escape from Pakistan jail
# Taliban Attack
# Taliban Attack

Hundreds of prisoners, including "hardcore militants" escape from Pakistan jail

Jul 30th 2013, 9:14 AM 3,703 Views 10 Comments

The prison was attacked with mortars and grenades in an overnight attack by Taliban fighters.

# washington - Monday 29 July, 2013

Israel and Palestine to resume talks in Washington
# Peace Talks
# Peace Talks

Israel and Palestine to resume talks in Washington

Jul 29th 2013, 9:33 AM 3,154 Views 98 Comments

It will be the first time officials have had direct discussions in the past three years.

# washington - Thursday 11 July, 2013

Lawyer found guilty of tax evasion - four years after he died
# Russia
# Russia

Lawyer found guilty of tax evasion - four years after he died

Jul 11th 2013, 10:41 AM 6,625 Views 11 Comments

Sergei Magnitsky died in prison in 2009 after he accused the Russian government of organising a tax scam – but was then charged with the crime he uncovered.

# washington - Thursday 27 June, 2013

Russian official says Snowden case at 'dead end'
# Asylum Bid
# Asylum Bid

Russian official says Snowden case at 'dead end'

Jun 27th 2013, 4:11 PM 6,895 Views 28 Comments

Moscow is refusing to respond to US efforts to have the former NSA contractor handed over.

# washington - Thursday 20 June, 2013

Pics: Defence Forces due home with JFK's eternal flame
# JFK 50
# JFK 50

Pics: Defence Forces due home with JFK's eternal flame

Jun 20th 2013, 6:15 AM 6,466 Views 23 Comments

As part of the JFK 50 celebrations, the Kennedy family have allowed a flame to be taken from the US president’s grave in Arlington, the first time this has ever happened.

# washington - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

US-Taliban talks 'not scheduled'
# Taliban
# Taliban

US-Taliban talks 'not scheduled'

Jun 19th 2013, 9:00 PM 2,240 Views 5 Comments

The US State Department said that reports of a meeting being scheduled “aren’t accurate”.

# washington - Thursday 6 June, 2013

Top secret: US government continues with Bush-era phone monitoring
# Phone Records
# Phone Records

Top secret: US government continues with Bush-era phone monitoring

Jun 6th 2013, 8:02 AM 5,980 Views 49 Comments

The National Security Agency is collecting the phone records of millions of US customers of Verizon under a top secret court order.

# washington - Tuesday 4 June, 2013

Girl barred from school prom... as her 'breasts were too big'
# Busting Out
From The Daily Edge
# Busting Out

Girl barred from school prom... as her 'breasts were too big'

Jun 4th 2013, 6:27 PM 8,018 Views 2 Comments

“You can’t compare a golf ball to a grapefruit,” her mother said.

# washington - Monday 27 May, 2013

Thousands of bridges at risk of freak collapse in the US
# Engineering
# Engineering

Thousands of bridges at risk of freak collapse in the US

May 27th 2013, 7:15 AM 12,960 Views 5 Comments

Although it’s rare, some bridges deemed to be fine structurally can still be crippled if they are struck hard enough in the wrong spot.

# washington - Friday 24 May, 2013

Oversize load on truck causes Washington bridge collapse
# Washington
# Washington

Oversize load on truck causes Washington bridge collapse

May 24th 2013, 2:33 PM 16,088 Views 31 Comments

The bridge had been listed as “functionally obsolete” – a category meaning that the design is outdated.