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Dublin: 14 °C Monday 26 September, 2016

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# united-states - Today’s News

From TheJournal.ie A tale of two Trumps: duel tonight in first presidential showdown United States

A tale of two Trumps: duel tonight in first presidential showdown

Trump and Clinton go head-to-head but need to avoid a blunder which could cost them the White House

# united-states - Friday 23 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Video shows woman pleading with Charlotte police not to shoot her husband Charlotte

Video shows woman pleading with Charlotte police not to shoot her husband

There have been protests in Charlotte since the shooting, with activists calling for police to release their own footage of the incident.

# united-states - Tuesday 20 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie UN suspends all humanitarian aid convoys in Syria after deadly airstrike Ceasefire Collapse

UN suspends all humanitarian aid convoys in Syria after deadly airstrike

The week-long ceasefire in the war-ravaged country has collapsed.

# united-states - Sunday 18 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie IS claims responsibility after man stabs 8 people in shopping mall before being shot dead Minnesota

IS claims responsibility after man stabs 8 people in shopping mall before being shot dead

An organisation with links to IS said reported the attacker as being “a soldier of the Islamic State”.

From TheJournal.ie US-led coalition expresses regret after it may have killed dozens of Syrian soldiers in airstrikes Syrian Conflict

US-led coalition expresses regret after it may have killed dozens of Syrian soldiers in airstrikes

“If we determine that we did indeed strike Syrian military personnel, that was not our intention.”

# united-states - Saturday 17 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie No injuries after bomb explodes at charity race in New Jersey United States

No injuries after bomb explodes at charity race in New Jersey

Another device is being investigated in the area.

# united-states - Monday 12 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Shannon passengers flying to US no longer have to queue twice for security checks Pre-clearance

Shannon passengers flying to US no longer have to queue twice for security checks

A new screening system is being trialled to combine European and US pre-clearance systems.

# united-states - Tuesday 6 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie US man admits abducting and killing 11-year-old boy in 1989 Minnesota

US man admits abducting and killing 11-year-old boy in 1989

Danny Heinrich donned a mask and confronted Jacob Wetterling and his two friends before abducting him.

From TheJournal.ie Obama cancels meeting after Philippines' president calls him 'son of a whore' Sorry About That

Obama cancels meeting after Philippines' president calls him 'son of a whore'

Rodrigo Duterte has since apologised, sort of.

# united-states - Monday 5 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie President of Philippines calls Obama a 'son of a whore' His Favourite Insult

President of Philippines calls Obama a 'son of a whore'

Rodrigo Duterte is not impressed with the US president’s criticism of his war on drugs.

# united-states - Saturday 3 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie The US is going to start destroying about 780,000 chemical-filled artillery shells Chemical Weapons

The US is going to start destroying about 780,000 chemical-filled artillery shells

A US army plant is about to start destroying the nation’s largest remaining stockpile of mustard agent.

# united-states - Friday 2 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie "This is life-threatening" - State of emergency declared in Florida as first hurricane in a decade hits Hurricane Hermine

# united-states - Monday 29 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Megaupload mogul Kim Dotcom wants to live-stream his fight against the United States Let's Do This

Megaupload mogul Kim Dotcom wants to live-stream his fight against the United States

Dotcom faces extradition from New Zealand.

# united-states - Sunday 28 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie US flight makes emergency landing after engine breaks apart Southwest Airlines

US flight makes emergency landing after engine breaks apart

The plane was taken out of service after landing safely in Florida.

From TheJournal.ie New York taxi drivers no longer have to pass English proficiency test Taxi

New York taxi drivers no longer have to pass English proficiency test

Immigrants make up 96% of the 144,000 cabbies in the city.

# united-states - Saturday 27 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Trump campaign chief denies anti-Semitic remarks about daughters' school Stephen Bannon

Trump campaign chief denies anti-Semitic remarks about daughters' school

The revelation comes a day after reports emerged that domestic charges were filed against him 20 years ago.

# united-states - Sunday 21 August, 2016

From The42 USA storm to third consecutive basketball Gold as Rio 2016 comes to a close Boom Shaqa Laka

USA storm to third consecutive basketball Gold as Rio 2016 comes to a close

There was no stopping the United States in the men’s basketball final at Rio 2016, as Serbia suffered a thumping defeat.

From TheJournal.ie 'We chose not to burn the house': Inside the camp of LA's Black Lives Matter protesters Black Lives Matter

'We chose not to burn the house': Inside the camp of LA's Black Lives Matter protesters

For more than a month, Black Lives Matter has maintained a makeshift encampment in front of Los Angeles City Hall.

# united-states - Tuesday 16 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 15 detainees transferred out of Guantanamo Bay as Obama seeks to close facility Transfers

15 detainees transferred out of Guantanamo Bay as Obama seeks to close facility

Once transferred, former inmates are usually freed subject to supervision and undergoing rehabilitation programs.

# united-states - Monday 15 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Trump wants to quiz people on religion and gender equality before they enter US Questionnaire

Trump wants to quiz people on religion and gender equality before they enter US

The Republican presidential candidate previously called for a ban on Muslims entering America.

# united-states - Monday 8 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Young man shot dead while playing Pokemon Go at San Francisco tourist attraction Aquatic Park

Young man shot dead while playing Pokemon Go at San Francisco tourist attraction

The 20-year-old and his friend had noticed someone watching them from the top of a hill.

# united-states - Friday 5 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump admits he was wrong about viewing secret Iran cash video Hell Freezes Over

Donald Trump admits he was wrong about viewing secret Iran cash video

Trump raised eyebrows this week when he said he had seen a video showing the US transporting $400 million in cash to the Islamic Republic.

# united-states - Wednesday 3 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Trump tells Virginia mother to get crying baby 'out of here' Think Of The Children

Trump tells Virginia mother to get crying baby 'out of here'

Meanwhile, France’s president has said the Republican nominee makes “you want to retch”.

# united-states - Friday 29 July, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 'Herstory' - Hillary Clinton accepts Democratic presidential nomination Acceptance Speech

'Herstory' - Hillary Clinton accepts Democratic presidential nomination

In a wide-ranging speech Clinton vowed to help America’s poor and took aim at her rival.

# united-states - Wednesday 27 July, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Hillary Clinton makes history by winning Democratic presidential nomination Change-maker

Hillary Clinton makes history by winning Democratic presidential nomination

Bill Clinton, in his address to delegates last night, described his wife as the “best darn change-maker I have ever known”.

# united-states - Sunday 17 July, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Turkey: Erdogan cries on national television as 6,000 are rounded up and arrested Parallel State

Turkey: Erdogan cries on national television as 6,000 are rounded up and arrested

It comes following Friday’s failed coup.

From TheJournal.ie Three police officers shot dead and three others injured by gunmen in Louisiana United States

Three police officers shot dead and three others injured by gunmen in Louisiana

Police in Baton Rouge say that the situation has been ‘contained’.

From TheJournal.ie A massive earthquake will inevitably hit California in the future, and experts warn the state is not prepared The Big One

A massive earthquake will inevitably hit California in the future, and experts warn the state is not prepared

A new report shows that people need to face the reality to “prevent the inevitable disaster from becoming a catastrophe”.

# united-states - Friday 8 July, 2016

From TheJournal.ie US expels two Russian officials after diplomat is attacked by police in Moscow Tensions Running High

US expels two Russian officials after diplomat is attacked by police in Moscow

The United States has said that Russia is carrying out a campaign of harassment against its personnel in the country.

# united-states - Sunday 26 June, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Joe Biden heads back to the US after lunch with Enda Kenny Thanks For Coming

Joe Biden heads back to the US after lunch with Enda Kenny

While he was here, he was made an honorary free man of Louth and got a doctorate from Trinity.

From TheJournal.ie New Jersey boy shoots dead four-year-old brother while playing with gun New Jersey

New Jersey boy shoots dead four-year-old brother while playing with gun

The boys’ mother has been arrested and charged.

# united-states - Saturday 25 June, 2016

From TheJournal.ie US military to lift ban on transgender troops Equality

US military to lift ban on transgender troops

Currently, Pentagon rules allow transgender troops to be discharged from the military.

# united-states - Friday 24 June, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Investigators have found 'no concrete evidence' that Orlando LGBT nightclub shooter was gay Omar Mateen

Investigators have found 'no concrete evidence' that Orlando LGBT nightclub shooter was gay

Law enforcement officials have said they believe Mateen was radicalised at some point before the Pulse nightclub attack.

# united-states - Friday 10 June, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Would you vote for Hillary or Donald? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you vote for Hillary or Donald?

This morning we’re asking which way you would cast your vote in the US presidential election.

# united-states - Wednesday 8 June, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Man feared dead after falling into Yellowstone hot spring Great Outdoors

Man feared dead after falling into Yellowstone hot spring

The geysers can reach 93 degrees celsius.

# united-states - Thursday 26 May, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Hiker found dead on Appalachian Trail kept journal for 26 days after she got lost Messages

Hiker found dead on Appalachian Trail kept journal for 26 days after she got lost

She left a note asking whoever found her body to contact her husband.

# united-states - Wednesday 25 May, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 11 States are suing the White House over transgender bathroom use orders National Feud

11 States are suing the White House over transgender bathroom use orders

The move led by Texas further escalates a national feud over an issue that has become a lightning rod.for separate groups.

# united-states - Monday 23 May, 2016

From The42 Tearful Luis Suarez limps out of Cup final Blow

Tearful Luis Suarez limps out of Cup final

The former Liverpool striker scored 59 goals for Barca this season.

# united-states - Friday 20 May, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Crocodiles known to prey on humans discovered in Florida - 6,000 miles from usual habitat 6000 Miles From Home

Crocodiles known to prey on humans discovered in Florida - 6,000 miles from usual habitat

The animals can grow up to 6 metres long and have been known to eat humans.

From TheJournal.ie US embassy working to help J1 students affected by visa issue In Doubt

US embassy working to help J1 students affected by visa issue

There are issues with one programme and its US sponsor, with students being told their permits would not be ready on time.

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