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Woman dies after being shot as Trump supporters storm US Capitol building
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Woman dies after being shot as Trump supporters storm US Capitol building

Updated Jan 6th 2021, 11:20 PM 135,685 Views 159 Comments

Police said the victim was a white female shot in the shoulder, according to local reports.

Trump enters White House without a mask and tells people 'don't be afraid of Covid' after leaving hospital
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Trump enters White House without a mask and tells people 'don't be afraid of Covid' after leaving hospital

Oct 6th 2020, 6:58 AM 70,917 Views 129 Comments

The US President may remain infectious for much of the next week, according to his own administration’s guidelines.

'It's unfathomable that we've reached this point': US death toll from Covid-19 tops 200,000
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'It's unfathomable that we've reached this point': US death toll from Covid-19 tops 200,000

Sep 22nd 2020, 9:33 PM 31,564 Views 42 Comments

Only five countries — Peru, Bolivia, Chile, Spain and Brazil — rank higher in Covid-19 deaths per capita.

US Supreme Court judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies aged 87
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US Supreme Court judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies aged 87

Sep 19th 2020, 12:45 AM 33,478 Views 52 Comments

She died of pancreatic cancer.

US pays tribute to 9/11 victims as pandemic forces socially distanced commemorations
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US pays tribute to 9/11 victims as pandemic forces socially distanced commemorations

Sep 11th 2020, 3:21 PM 17,940 Views 36 Comments

President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden will pay their respects at the same memorial today.

US coronavirus death toll hits 150,000
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US coronavirus death toll hits 150,000

Jul 29th 2020, 10:13 PM 27,952 Views 70 Comments

The figure is by far the highest in the world.

US says Beijing's pursuit of offshore resources in South China Sea are illegal
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US says Beijing's pursuit of offshore resources in South China Sea are illegal

Jul 14th 2020, 8:56 AM 12,643 Views 36 Comments

Beijing claims most of the South China Sea through a vague delineation based on maps from the 1940s.

Joe Biden proposes 'Buy American' campaign to bolster US firms
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Joe Biden proposes 'Buy American' campaign to bolster US firms

Jul 9th 2020, 2:58 PM 9,906 Views 21 Comments

The former vice-president has called for $700 million to be spent on supporting manufacturing and technology firms.

Trump attacks opponents as he promises to 'safeguard' American values
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Trump attacks opponents as he promises to 'safeguard' American values

Jul 5th 2020, 7:28 AM 30,712 Views 92 Comments

Trump echoed comments he’d made the day before at Mount Rushmore.

US on track for 100,000 new Covid-19 cases a day, warns top disease expert Anthony Fauci
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US on track for 100,000 new Covid-19 cases a day, warns top disease expert Anthony Fauci

Jun 30th 2020, 6:31 PM 26,645 Views 46 Comments

There have been at least 126,000 deaths from Covid-19 in the United States so far.

Trump tweets and later deletes video of man chanting 'white power'
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Trump tweets and later deletes video of man chanting 'white power'

Jun 28th 2020, 7:17 PM 56,829 Views 83 Comments

A spokesperson for Trump later said he was not aware ‘white power’ was mentioned in the video.

US Attorney General William Barr agrees to testify before Congress
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US Attorney General William Barr agrees to testify before Congress

Jun 24th 2020, 8:42 PM 23,690 Views 46 Comments

Congress is examining whether he has inappropriately politicised the Justice Department.

Former eBay employees charged after allegedly sending spiders and cockroaches to US couple
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Former eBay employees charged after allegedly sending spiders and cockroaches to US couple

Jun 16th 2020, 7:47 AM 17,511 Views 0 Comments

The campaign was allegedly over a newsletter they published which was critical of the company.

Trump supporters attending his rallies told they must sign waiver promising not to sue if they catch Covid-19
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Trump supporters attending his rallies told they must sign waiver promising not to sue if they catch Covid-19

Jun 12th 2020, 7:02 AM 29,438 Views 72 Comments

The first of his rallies is due to take next Friday in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Washington DC braced for largest protest yet as Biden attacks Trump for 'despicable' George Floyd comments
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Washington DC braced for largest protest yet as Biden attacks Trump for 'despicable' George Floyd comments

Jun 6th 2020, 10:59 AM 50,517 Views 123 Comments

There were zero arrests during demonstrations in the US capital in the last two days, and a curfew has been lifted in advance of today’s protest.

The Explainer: What does the George Floyd killing mean for America?
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The Explainer: What does the George Floyd killing mean for America?

Jun 5th 2020, 6:30 PM 11,308 Views 39 Comments

On this week’s episode, Glenn Burkins joins us from North Carolina to talk about the impact of the protests.

Taoiseach invites woman who received abuse for Irish dancing video to 2021 St Patrick's parade
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Taoiseach invites woman who received abuse for Irish dancing video to 2021 St Patrick's parade

May 5th 2020, 10:36 PM 173,649 Views 70 Comments

Morgan Bullock said she was accused of cultural appropriation because she is a black Irish dancer.

Wave of protests in several US states as anti-lockdown campaigns grow
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Wave of protests in several US states as anti-lockdown campaigns grow

Apr 17th 2020, 8:48 AM 87,251 Views 187 Comments

Much of the protesters are affiliated with Trump supporter groups.

Jihad Jane: How the 'new face of terrorism' wound up in Waterford
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Jihad Jane: How the 'new face of terrorism' wound up in Waterford

Feb 19th 2020, 6:20 AM 32,702 Views 7 Comments

A new Irish-made documentary tells Colleen LaRose’s, Jamie Ramirez and Ali Damache’s story.

Spotify to suspend political advertising in 2020
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Spotify to suspend political advertising in 2020

Dec 27th 2019, 8:04 PM 7,289 Views 7 Comments

The company said it does not have the necessary level of robustness in its systems to responsibly validate and review this content.

Donald Trump officially launches military 'Space Force'
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Donald Trump officially launches military 'Space Force'

Dec 21st 2019, 10:30 AM 19,460 Views 56 Comments

It will initially have about 200 people and a first-year budget of $40 million.

'A huge step': US suspect charged over death of teenage motorcyclist Harry Dunn
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'A huge step': US suspect charged over death of teenage motorcyclist Harry Dunn

Updated Dec 20th 2019, 3:25 PM 28,982 Views 21 Comments

Anne Sacoolas claimed diplomatic immunity after the crash which killed Harry Dunn on 27 August.

One killed and five wounded in Washington DC shooting
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One killed and five wounded in Washington DC shooting

Sep 20th 2019, 8:13 AM 31,771 Views 18 Comments

The incident occurred just a few kilometres from the White House.

Nancy Pelosi repeats pledge that US-UK trade deal won't pass Congress if Brexit 'imperils' Northern Ireland
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Nancy Pelosi repeats pledge that US-UK trade deal won't pass Congress if Brexit 'imperils' Northern Ireland

Aug 14th 2019, 2:43 PM 42,750 Views 47 Comments

Pelosi said the Good Friday Agreement needed to be protected, and was “a beacon of hope for the entire world”.

Man (20) walks into Walmart armed with guns to 'test his right to bear arms'
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Man (20) walks into Walmart armed with guns to 'test his right to bear arms'

Aug 10th 2019, 1:22 PM 57,978 Views 89 Comments

Dmitriy Andreychenko’s wife Angelice had told him it wasn’t a good idea.

Irishman facing deportation from US to be released from detention for 30 days, legal team says
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Irishman facing deportation from US to be released from detention for 30 days, legal team says

Jul 25th 2019, 7:50 PM 20,085 Views 18 Comments

Keith Byrne was detained by customs officials on 10 July.

'A hard-working family man': Irish father-of-three facing deportation after decade seeking US residency
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'A hard-working family man': Irish father-of-three facing deportation after decade seeking US residency

Jul 14th 2019, 7:49 AM 114,689 Views 178 Comments

Fermoy native Keith Byrne was detained on Wednesday.

Poll: How do you feel about Mike Pence's planned visit to Ireland?
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Poll: How do you feel about Mike Pence's planned visit to Ireland?

Jul 5th 2019, 10:43 AM 22,872 Views 84 Comments

A date in September has been floated although official details have not yet been released.

Explainer: Why have Trump's Fourth of July plans annoyed so many people?
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Explainer: Why have Trump's Fourth of July plans annoyed so many people?

Jul 4th 2019, 3:47 PM 18,134 Views 75 Comments

Celebrations in Washington usually go off without the involvement of the president in a bid to leave politics outside patriotism.

US judge blocks Mississippi's 'heartbeat' abortion ban
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US judge blocks Mississippi's 'heartbeat' abortion ban

May 25th 2019, 12:42 PM 12,808 Views 80 Comments

The bill banning abortion where a heartbeat is detectable was passed in March.

Farmer in Nebraska saws off his own leg with a pen-knife after getting trapped in farm machine
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Farmer in Nebraska saws off his own leg with a pen-knife after getting trapped in farm machine

May 15th 2019, 3:00 PM 36,860 Views 46 Comments

He eventually became free and dragged himself to the nearest phone to call for help.

Fake heiress who conned New York's elite sentenced to up to 12 years in prison
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Fake heiress who conned New York's elite sentenced to up to 12 years in prison

May 10th 2019, 8:37 AM 46,661 Views 53 Comments

Ana Sorokin traveled free of charge on private jets and lived for months at luxury hotels without paying the bill.

'It'd be a great opportunity for the provinces to build their brand in the States'
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'It'd be a great opportunity for the provinces to build their brand in the States'

Feb 24th 2019, 9:00 AM 10,317 Views 0 Comments

The New England Free Jacks will host the four Irish provinces’ A teams in March and April.

Former trainee prison guard kills five people in shooting at Florida bank
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Former trainee prison guard kills five people in shooting at Florida bank

Jan 24th 2019, 12:38 PM 18,634 Views 16 Comments

The shooter called police from within the bank, telling them he had opened fire.

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Trump confirms that US military has killed architect of 2000 USS Cole bombing

Jan 6th 2019, 5:41 PM 17,117 Views 24 Comments

The military said Friday that Al-Qaeda operative Jamal al-Badawi was believed to have been killed in a precision strike in Yemen.

The Mueller investigation will be the political story of 2019, and other predictions for US politics
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The Mueller investigation will be the political story of 2019, and other predictions for US politics

Dec 22nd 2018, 6:00 PM 16,462 Views 48 Comments

Larry Donnelly looks back on 2018 and ahead to 2019 in American politics.

Almost 700 clergymen accused of child sex abuse in US state - far more than was disclosed by Church
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Almost 700 clergymen accused of child sex abuse in US state - far more than was disclosed by Church

Dec 20th 2018, 7:04 AM 9,831 Views 30 Comments

The state’s attorney general said it was clear from its investigation that the “Catholic Church cannot police itself”.

California bar shooter Ian David Long suspected of suffering from PTSD
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California bar shooter Ian David Long suspected of suffering from PTSD

Updated Nov 8th 2018, 9:45 PM 50,419 Views 74 Comments

In April, the authorities were called after Long was “somewhat irate, acting a little irrationally” at his home.

'A battle for America's soul' as public go to the polls in historic midterms today
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'A battle for America's soul' as public go to the polls in historic midterms today

Nov 6th 2018, 7:03 AM 11,637 Views 33 Comments

Will Trump’s divisive rhetoric win the day, or is there a Democrat resurgence looming?

'We’re murdering each other every day. Other countries don’t go through this' - Golden State Warriors coach
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'We’re murdering each other every day. Other countries don’t go through this' - Golden State Warriors coach

Oct 29th 2018, 3:55 PM 10,477 Views 7 Comments

Steve Kerr spoke about the threat of gun violence in America after 11 people were shot dead in Pittsburgh.

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