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# united-states - Today’s News

From TheJournal.ie Hundreds protest in New York against ban on transgender troops Military

Hundreds protest in New York against ban on transgender troops

The US president said yesterday that the military cannot be ‘burdened’ with the medical costs and ‘disruption’ involved.

# united-states - Tuesday 25 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie John McCain returns to Washington after blood clot surgery to vote on Obamacare Healthcare

John McCain returns to Washington after blood clot surgery to vote on Obamacare

The 80-year-old senator has been diagnosed with brain cancer.

From TheJournal.ie Video footage suggests Russia may be arming the Taliban Afghanistan

Video footage suggests Russia may be arming the Taliban

The footage obtained by CNN shows Taliban fighters brandishing weapons they claim were supplied by Russian government sources.

# united-states - Thursday 20 July, 2017

From The42 'My girl's mad!' - US striker Altidore bitten and has nipple twisted Let's Get Physical This post contains videos

'My girl's mad!' - US striker Altidore bitten and has nipple twisted

The FC Toronto forward was on the receiving end of some dirty tactics from El Salvador defender Henry Romero.

# united-states - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Watch: 'I'm still the same kid - just instead of having no hands, I have two' Transplant

Watch: 'I'm still the same kid - just instead of having no hands, I have two'

Zion Harvey is the first person to undergo a double hand transplant.

# united-states - Sunday 16 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Concern for Irish troops in Syria as Russia and US plan safe zone UNDOF

Concern for Irish troops in Syria as Russia and US plan safe zone

There are concerns that this new safe zone could be safeguarded by Russian and US troops.

# united-states - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'In retrospect I probably would have done things a little differently': Trump Jr under fire for meeting Russian lawyer Russian Investigation

'In retrospect I probably would have done things a little differently': Trump Jr under fire for meeting Russian lawyer

Trump Jr said yesterday the meeting “really went nowhere” and that he never told his father about it because there was “nothing to tell”.

# united-states - Sunday 2 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie A multi-million dollar project is working on making New York City a quieter place Sounds Of NYC

A multi-million dollar project is working on making New York City a quieter place

The project involves trying to catalogue all the disparate noises that can be heard regularly in the city.

# united-states - Thursday 29 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Trump slammed by Republicans and Democrats after tweet about female host 'bleeding badly from a facelift' Controversy

Trump slammed by Republicans and Democrats after tweet about female host 'bleeding badly from a facelift'

Trump’s outburst was directed at the hosts of the MSNBC show Morning Joe.

# united-states - Monday 26 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Bad boy of pharma' Martin Shkreli goes on trial for fraud US

'Bad boy of pharma' Martin Shkreli goes on trial for fraud

Martin Shkreli rose to infamy after raising the price of HIV drug Daraprim from $13.50 a pill to $750.

# united-states - Thursday 22 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump just had an idea -- Make the Mexican border 'a solar wall so it pays for itself' Bright Spark This post contains videos

Donald Trump just had an idea -- Make the Mexican border 'a solar wall so it pays for itself'

‘Pretty good imagination, right? My idea!,’ the US President said.

# united-states - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'A great deal of fear' in Irish-American community after man arrested in Boston on immigration offences Undocumented Irish

'A great deal of fear' in Irish-American community after man arrested in Boston on immigration offences

John Cunningham was arrested on Friday for living illegally in the US.

# united-states - Sunday 11 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie US attorney general Jeff Sessions the next to face grilling over Russian interactions Jeff Sessions

US attorney general Jeff Sessions the next to face grilling over Russian interactions

Concerns have been raised about whether Sessions helped otherwise subvert the ongoing Russia-related investigations.

From TheJournal.ie Footage shows moment woman chained up for two months by serial killer is rescued South Carolina This post contains videos

Footage shows moment woman chained up for two months by serial killer is rescued

South Carolina prosecutors released several videos, dozens of pictures and hundreds of pages of evidence against serial killer Todd Kohlhepp.

# united-states - Saturday 10 June, 2017

From The42 As it happened: US Eagles v Ireland, summer tour Liveblog

As it happened: US Eagles v Ireland, summer tour

We’re going minute-by-minute as Joe Schmidt’s young squad meet the USA in New Jersey.

# united-states - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Fired FBI director James Comey says Trump urged him to drop investigation into Russia ties of former advisor Opening Statement

Fired FBI director James Comey says Trump urged him to drop investigation into Russia ties of former advisor

Comey said the president told him: “I need loyalty, I expect loyalty.”

# united-states - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Trump planning to pull US out of Paris climate deal Climate Change

Trump planning to pull US out of Paris climate deal

A White House official told AP that Trump is expected to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate accord.

# united-states - Monday 29 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie North Korea has launched its third missile in three weeks Provocation

North Korea has launched its third missile in three weeks

It’s the latest in a series of launches that have ratcheted up tensions over its nuclear weapons ambitions.

# united-states - Friday 26 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie US prisoner Tommy Arthur executed in Alabama after three decade legal battle Capital Punishment

US prisoner Tommy Arthur executed in Alabama after three decade legal battle

Arthur, who became known as the Houdini of death row, managed to evade his final sentence seven times.

# united-states - Wednesday 24 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie They've shared sharp words in the past, but today Donald Trump met Pope Francis

They've shared sharp words in the past, but today Donald Trump met Pope Francis

The private audience with the pontiff was preceded by a handshake for the cameras.

# united-states - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'The greatest show on earth' has ended after 146 years Big Stop

'The greatest show on earth' has ended after 146 years

The circus had stopped using elephants last year but continued to use other animals.

# united-states - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Trump says he had 'absolute right' to share information with Russians Classified Information

Trump says he had 'absolute right' to share information with Russians

The Washington Post reported Trump had shared “highly classified” information with Russian officials.

From TheJournal.ie US accuses Syria of executing thousands of political opponents and burning their bodies in a crematorium Crematorium

US accuses Syria of executing thousands of political opponents and burning their bodies in a crematorium

The allegation could test the Trump administration’s willingness to respond to atrocities, other than chemical weapons attacks.

# united-states - Saturday 13 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Trump threatens to shut down daily press briefings 'for the sake of accuracy' Media

Trump threatens to shut down daily press briefings 'for the sake of accuracy'

Trump’s statements, through a tweet and later television interview, threaten a Washington institution.

From TheJournal.ie Armed man kills new police chief and two nursing home staff before being found dead Ohio

Armed man kills new police chief and two nursing home staff before being found dead

No nursing home residents were injured in the incident.

# united-states - Friday 12 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'A herculean accomplishment': Trump administration congratulates itself over China trade deal Good Relations

'A herculean accomplishment': Trump administration congratulates itself over China trade deal

Relations between the two governments have been warmer than expected since Trump took over the presidency.

# united-states - Thursday 11 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Will Trump see out his four-year term as US president? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will Trump see out his four-year term as US president?

The US president has been embroiled in controversy in recent days.

From TheJournal.ie 'It is done, and I will be fine': Former FBI director writes farewell letter after Trump fires him United States

'It is done, and I will be fine': Former FBI director writes farewell letter after Trump fires him

Comey was abruptly dismissed Tuesday by the Republican president, who said the issue was Comey’s inability to lead.

# united-states - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Nothing less than Nixonian': Democrats hit out after Trump fires head of the FBI United States

'Nothing less than Nixonian': Democrats hit out after Trump fires head of the FBI

James Comey was told the FBI needed new leadership.

# united-states - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Suspected killer of engaged Boston doctors is charged while lying in his hospital bed Long Arm Of The Law This post contains videos

Suspected killer of engaged Boston doctors is charged while lying in his hospital bed

Bampumim Teixeira was shot by police in the luxury apartment where the doctors were killed.

# united-states - Monday 1 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Trump says he would be 'honoured' to meet with North Korea's Kim Jong-Un De-escalating Tensions

Trump says he would be 'honoured' to meet with North Korea's Kim Jong-Un

Earlier, North Korea warned it can carry out a nuclear missile test ‘at any time and at any location’.

From TheJournal.ie 'Ok, it’s enough': Trump cuts short interview when pushed over Obama wiretap claim Trump

'Ok, it’s enough': Trump cuts short interview when pushed over Obama wiretap claim

Trump didn’t respond well to the interviewer’s line of questioning.

# united-states - Sunday 30 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Six dead and dozens injured after storms and tornadoes hit US south Texas

Six dead and dozens injured after storms and tornadoes hit US south

Videos from local television stations showed uprooted trees and overturned cars along the rural roadways.

# united-states - Friday 28 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Arkansas execution spree ends after another man is put to death Lethal Injection

Arkansas execution spree ends after another man is put to death

The prisoner was seen to convulse 20 times before he died.

# united-states - Thursday 27 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Passenger dragged off United Airlines plane reaches settlement for undisclosed amount David Dao

Passenger dragged off United Airlines plane reaches settlement for undisclosed amount

The settlement means United will not face the lawsuit that many observers expected.

# united-states - Monday 24 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'That's fantastic': Record-breaking astronaut receives congratulatory call from Donald Trump Out Of World Record

'That's fantastic': Record-breaking astronaut receives congratulatory call from Donald Trump

The International Space Station’s commander surpassed the record of 534 days, two hours and 48 minutes for most accumulated time in space.

# 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”.

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