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#United States

# united-states - Sunday 23 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'The depression was just gone': People are microdosing LSD to try to improve their lives New Trend

'The depression was just gone': People are microdosing LSD to try to improve their lives

Microdosing acid is becoming increasingly popular in the US.

From TheJournal.ie New York trials birth control for rats to tackle massive rodent population Rat Race

New York trials birth control for rats to tackle massive rodent population

Officials are now preparing to launch a trial of a liquid bait which will make the rats infertile.

# united-states - Friday 21 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie US forces say they have killed man responsible for Istanbul nightclub attack Islamic State

US forces say they have killed man responsible for Istanbul nightclub attack

The attack on1 January left 39 people dead.

# united-states - Monday 17 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie North Korea is 'ready to react to any mode of war desired by US' War Of Words

North Korea is 'ready to react to any mode of war desired by US'

When US President Donald Trump was asked for his thoughts on North Korea, he reportedly replied “Gotta behave”.

From TheJournal.ie US police hunt man who broadcast murder on Facebook Ohio

US police hunt man who broadcast murder on Facebook

Officials say the suspect shot a 74-year old Robert Godwin Sr at random on Easter Sunday.

# united-states - Friday 14 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie What is the 'Mother of All Bombs'? Guided Bomb

What is the 'Mother of All Bombs'?

Here’s what the bomb – dropped by the US on Afghanistan yesterday – involves.

# united-states - Thursday 6 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'The nuclear option': Senate Republicans ditch tradition to ensure Trump's Supreme Court pick gets through Filibuster

'The nuclear option': Senate Republicans ditch tradition to ensure Trump's Supreme Court pick gets through

From this point on, any effort in the Senate to hold up a presidential nominee can be overcome with a simple majority.

From TheJournal.ie The Pentagon is briefing Donald Trump on military options for Syria Situation Room

The Pentagon is briefing Donald Trump on military options for Syria

Rex Tillerson has meanwhile called on Bashar al-Assad to be removed.

# united-states - Friday 24 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Trump to Republicans: Pass health care bill today or I'm moving on The Art Of The Deal

Trump to Republicans: Pass health care bill today or I'm moving on

The American Health Care Act has faced trouble passing through Congress.

# united-states - Sunday 19 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Germany hits back at Trump claim that it 'owes vast sums of money' Diplomatic Tensions

Germany hits back at Trump claim that it 'owes vast sums of money'

“There is no account where debts are registered with NATO,” the German Defence Minister said.

From TheJournal.ie Out  of prison and then back in: This unique US programme aims to break the cycle Reoffenders

Out of prison and then back in: This unique US programme aims to break the cycle

Participants are assigned to work crews and can only advance to more sophisticated job training if they go 60 days without an absence.

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested after White House 'bomb scare' Secret Service

Man arrested after White House 'bomb scare'

President Donald Trump was away in Florida at the time of the incident last night.

# united-states - Saturday 18 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump takes Twitter aim at Germany and claims it owes 'vast sums of money' Berlin Brawl

Donald Trump takes Twitter aim at Germany and claims it owes 'vast sums of money'

Trump wants Germany and other nations to contribute more to Nato.

# united-states - Friday 17 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie If the US were to wage war on North Korea, what shape would it take? Shock And Awe

If the US were to wage war on North Korea, what shape would it take?

The US Secretary of State has already said that diplomacy has failed.

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump tried to joke about wiretapping with Angela Merkel. She didn't laugh Stoney Faced This post contains videos

Donald Trump tried to joke about wiretapping with Angela Merkel. She didn't laugh

The two leaders met in the White House.

# united-states - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Leaked returns show Donald Trump paid $38 million in tax in 2005 Hefty Bill

Leaked returns show Donald Trump paid $38 million in tax in 2005

The White House has condemned the publishing of the president’s tax returns as “illegal”.

# united-states - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Flights from Dublin Airport to US cancelled as Storm Stella hits the east coast East Coast

Flights from Dublin Airport to US cancelled as Storm Stella hits the east coast

Thousands of flights have been cancelled and schools closed in the US, as the storm drops snow and sleet across the region.

# united-states - Saturday 11 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Gay army veterans WILL be allowed to march in Boston St Patrick's Day parade Outvets

Gay army veterans WILL be allowed to march in Boston St Patrick's Day parade

Children’s Minister Katherine Zappone said yesterday she would not take part in the parade.

From TheJournal.ie US judge refuses to rule on Trump's latest travel ban New Order

US judge refuses to rule on Trump's latest travel ban

Judge James Robart said a complaint over the revised ban needed to be filed before he could rule.

# united-states - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie The Statue of Liberty went dark for several hours last night DARK TIMES

The Statue of Liberty went dark for several hours last night

A spokesperson for the National Park Service said that the outage probably was related to a project for a new emergency backup generator.

# united-states - Tuesday 28 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Alleged Silk Road admin with 'severe Asperger's' led away from family ahead of extradition Silk Road

Alleged Silk Road admin with 'severe Asperger's' led away from family ahead of extradition

Gary Davis has been led away from his family and now faces extradition to the US.

# united-states - Friday 24 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie "They shouldn't be allowed to use sources unless they use somebody's name": Trump attacks media Fake News

"They shouldn't be allowed to use sources unless they use somebody's name": Trump attacks media

Trump also said the building of a border wall between the US and Mexico was “way ahead of schedule”.

# united-states - Thursday 23 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Neither confrontation nor submission': Trump's top diplomat in Mexico to calm tensions The Wall

'Neither confrontation nor submission': Trump's top diplomat in Mexico to calm tensions

White House spokesman Sean Spicer said the visit was symbolic of the meaningful relationship the two countries have.

# united-states - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Spread the news to your American friends - Kerrygold is banned in the state of Wisconsin Butter Madness

Spread the news to your American friends - Kerrygold is banned in the state of Wisconsin

An old law means you can’t buy the popular butter in the US state

# united-states - Friday 17 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Democrats stayed up all night trying to stop this man becoming US environment chief (they failed) Climate Change Sceptic

Democrats stayed up all night trying to stop this man becoming US environment chief (they failed)

Scott Pruitt has sued the EPA a number of times in the past.

From TheJournal.ie Ashton Kutcher close to tears in speech about efforts to combat child sexual exploitation Child Trafficking This post contains videos

Ashton Kutcher close to tears in speech about efforts to combat child sexual exploitation

Kutcher was speaking at a US senate hearing about victims of trafficking.

# united-states - Monday 13 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 200,000 people ordered to evacuate their homes over dam risk California

200,000 people ordered to evacuate their homes over dam risk

The evacuation was ordered yesterday afternoon after engineers spotted a hole on the concrete lip of the secondary spillway of the dam.

# united-states - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Iranian baby who was temporarily banned from US arrives at hospital for heart surgery Travel Ban

Iranian baby who was temporarily banned from US arrives at hospital for heart surgery

The family’s tourist visa had been cancelled after Trump’s executive order.

From TheJournal.ie 'The vast majority of Muslims would not be affected': Judges grill lawyers over US travel ban High Stakes

'The vast majority of Muslims would not be affected': Judges grill lawyers over US travel ban

During a hearing yesterday, government lawyers argued that Trump’s immigration curbs were motivated by national security concerns.

# united-states - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie White House accuses media of 'under reporting' terror attacks Travel Ban

White House accuses media of 'under reporting' terror attacks

Two new polls show a majority of Americans now oppose the travel ban on refugees.

# united-states - Sunday 5 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Trump draws criticism as he repeats respect for 'killer' Putin Interview

Trump draws criticism as he repeats respect for 'killer' Putin

Trump was speaking in an excerpt of a Super Bowl interview with Fox News’s Bill O’Reilly.

# united-states - Saturday 4 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Ukraine conflict: 35 killed in worst fighting since 2015 Conflict

Ukraine conflict: 35 killed in worst fighting since 2015

US president Donald Trump was to hold his first talks with Ukraine’s leader today.

From TheJournal.ie 'We're over the moon' - Irish comedian successfully donates kidney to brother in US Positive Operation

'We're over the moon' - Irish comedian successfully donates kidney to brother in US

Jarlath Regan tweeted yesterday that the operation had been a success.

# united-states - Thursday 2 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie White House defends airstrike in which US soldier and several civilians were killed Yemen

White House defends airstrike in which US soldier and several civilians were killed

US president Donald Trump has vowed to fight Islamic extremism relentlessly.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Why Australia is worried that Trump won't honour an agreement to accept refugees We Had A Deal

Explainer: Why Australia is worried that Trump won't honour an agreement to accept refugees

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull struck the deal with President Obama.

# united-states - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie FactFind: Is Donald Trump's travel ban 'similar to what Obama did'? All The Facts

FactFind: Is Donald Trump's travel ban 'similar to what Obama did'?

We take a look at what actually happened in 2011.

From TheJournal.ie Does Ireland have to allow Trump's migrant ban at its airports? Denied

Does Ireland have to allow Trump's migrant ban at its airports?

Ministers will today discuss Ireland’s obligations and review the pre-clearance arrangements at two airports.

# united-states - Monday 30 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Monday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Monday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

# united-states - Friday 27 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Trump to Theresa: 'A free and independent Britain is a blessing to the world' United States

Trump to Theresa: 'A free and independent Britain is a blessing to the world'

Trump had accepted an invitation to make a state visit to Britain later this year.

From TheJournal.ie Theresa May will meet Trump today to strengthen relationship that 'defined the modern world' US And UK

Theresa May will meet Trump today to strengthen relationship that 'defined the modern world'

The two will hold a joint press conference later today.

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