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Dublin: 9 °C Saturday 27 August, 2016

#United States

# 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.

# united-states - Monday 16 May, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Cancer survivor receives first penis transplant in the US Penis Transplant

Cancer survivor receives first penis transplant in the US

The 64-year-old penile cancer survivor has said that he now hopes to return to work and eventually find love.

# united-states - Friday 13 May, 2016

From TheJournal.ie The White House has intervened in America's raging transgender bathroom debate Political Battle

The White House has intervened in America's raging transgender bathroom debate

One Texas official called transgender bathroom access “the biggest issue facing families and schools in America”.

From TheJournal.ie Factory workers in the US wear nappies as they can't take bathroom breaks

Factory workers in the US wear nappies as they can't take bathroom breaks

The revelation has come out in a report from Oxfam America.

# united-states - Tuesday 10 May, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Barack Obama is set to make history by visiting Hiroshima, but there'll be no apology War And Peace This post contains videos

Barack Obama is set to make history by visiting Hiroshima, but there'll be no apology

No sitting US President has ever visited the city.

# united-states - Sunday 24 April, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 'There's blood all over the house' - Manhunt after eight members of Ohio family 'executed' Pike County This post contains videos

'There's blood all over the house' - Manhunt after eight members of Ohio family 'executed'

Audio of a 911 call has been released by investigators.

# united-states - Saturday 23 April, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 14 dead after two shooting rampages in one day United States

14 dead after two shooting rampages in one day

At least one suspected gunman is still on the loose.

# united-states - Wednesday 20 April, 2016

From TheJournal.ie US state declares porn a 'public health crisis' Think Of The Children

US state declares porn a 'public health crisis'

Utah’s governor called pornography a plague damaging young minds as he signed the declaration.

# united-states - Tuesday 19 April, 2016

From The42 Patriots' Ebner has '50-50 chance' of making USA Olympic rugby squad Sevens

Patriots' Ebner has '50-50 chance' of making USA Olympic rugby squad

“We need to work on his passing and make it more efficient and increase the power and pace,” says

# united-states - Sunday 17 April, 2016

From TheJournal.ie This is what it's like to live at the US's most remote and isolated air bases Thule Air Base

This is what it's like to live at the US's most remote and isolated air bases

Thule Air Base is at the strategic halfway point between Moscow and New York City – 700 miles north of the Arctic Circle.

# united-states - Saturday 16 April, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Music legend Prince has flight grounded after falling sick Prince Flu

Music legend Prince has flight grounded after falling sick

The icon had been suffering from a bout of flu over the past weeks.

# united-states - Friday 15 April, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested for using 'fart spray' in a Georgia bar Stinking Up The Place

Man arrested for using 'fart spray' in a Georgia bar

Blake Leland Zengo is alleged to have sprayed it in a woman’s face.

# united-states - Wednesday 6 April, 2016

From TheJournal.ie California woman lets thousands of homeless cats take over her house Sanctuary

California woman lets thousands of homeless cats take over her house

Lynea Lattanzio spent her entire retirement fund on the sanctuary.

# united-states - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Man due to be executed for murdering his two young daughters Texas

Man due to be executed for murdering his two young daughters

John David Battaglia shot his six and nine-year-old daughters dead as their mother listened helplessly on the phone.

# united-states - Tuesday 29 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Man shot by US police after drawing weapon on Capitol Hill Washington

Man shot by US police after drawing weapon on Capitol Hill

A female bystander suffered what police said appeared to be minor injuries and was hospitalised.

# united-states - Saturday 19 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Treasure hunter in trouble for refusing to say where 500 gold coins are Ohio

Treasure hunter in trouble for refusing to say where 500 gold coins are

Investors had paid $12.7 million to find the coins.

# united-states - Friday 18 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Former prep-school student found guilty of sexual assault jailed for breaking bail conditions New England

Former prep-school student found guilty of sexual assault jailed for breaking bail conditions

Owen Labrie was convicted of sexually assaulted a 15-year-old student at his school last August.

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