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

'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.

US opens national investigation into alleged abuse carried out by more than 300 suspected priests
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# Pennsylvania

US opens national investigation into alleged abuse carried out by more than 300 suspected priests

Oct 19th 2018, 7:30 AM 10,246 Views 66 Comments

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia has confirmed that it will ‘cooperate’ with the federal investigation.

Donald Trump says it's a 'scary' and 'difficult' time for young men in America
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Donald Trump says it's a 'scary' and 'difficult' time for young men in America

Oct 2nd 2018, 8:02 PM 21,903 Views 70 Comments

Trump was again asked about Brett Kavanaugh by reporters today.

Hurricane Florence expected to deliver 'direct hit' to US East Coast
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Hurricane Florence expected to deliver 'direct hit' to US East Coast

Updated Sep 11th 2018, 6:10 PM 35,355 Views 13 Comments

President Trump said this is one of the worst storms to hit the east coast in many years.

Texas police officer found guilty of murdering unarmed black teenager
# Roy Oliver
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# Roy Oliver

Texas police officer found guilty of murdering unarmed black teenager

Aug 29th 2018, 7:44 AM 32,386 Views 54 Comments

Roy Oliver could face between five to 99 years in prison.

La Roux slammed Fox for using her song 'Bulletproof' in a segment about bulletproof back-to-school gear
# America
# America

La Roux slammed Fox for using her song 'Bulletproof' in a segment about bulletproof back-to-school gear

Aug 22nd 2018, 7:40 PM 3,702 Views 0 Comments

The singer called the choice of song ‘abhorrent’.

Lira drops as Turkey accuses America of 'stabbing it in the back'
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# With Friends Like These

Lira drops as Turkey accuses America of 'stabbing it in the back'

Aug 13th 2018, 3:46 PM 17,533 Views 40 Comments

Turkey and the United States, two NATO allies, have been locked in bitter disputes.

Thieves use baby's pram to steal shark from Texas aquarium
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# Shark Baby

Thieves use baby's pram to steal shark from Texas aquarium

Jul 31st 2018, 3:40 PM 20,110 Views 14 Comments

The shark has now been recovered by police and is “resting” in the aquarium’s quarantine.

Thousands flee deliberate California fire that has destroyed 500 buildings
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# Wildfires

Thousands flee deliberate California fire that has destroyed 500 buildings

Jul 28th 2018, 6:24 PM 17,987 Views 9 Comments

An official yesterday announced the death of a firefighter battling the inferno.

Pope Francis orders US bishop accused of sexual abuse to live 'a life of prayer and penance'
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# Allegations

Pope Francis orders US bishop accused of sexual abuse to live 'a life of prayer and penance'

Jul 28th 2018, 1:36 PM 32,093 Views 78 Comments

The Holy See’s announcement about McCarrick said that Francis was taking action.

Putin plan for Ukraine referendum rejected by White House
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# Niet

Putin plan for Ukraine referendum rejected by White House

Jul 21st 2018, 12:23 PM 11,673 Views 27 Comments

Trump’s National Security Council spokesman Garrett Marquis said a “so-called referendum” would have “no legitimacy”.

Letter from America: 'Trump isn’t perfect but voting for him sent a message – and I’m still glad I did'
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# Opinion

Letter from America: 'Trump isn’t perfect but voting for him sent a message – and I’m still glad I did'

Jul 20th 2018, 7:00 AM 45,055 Views 89 Comments

Donald Trump’s central animating impulse in public life has long been that his country gets a raw deal, writes Larry Donnelly.

Trump picks Republican favourite for Supreme Court - setting up a ferocious confirmation battle
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# The Supremes

Trump picks Republican favourite for Supreme Court - setting up a ferocious confirmation battle

Jul 10th 2018, 6:56 AM 11,689 Views 26 Comments

He also has an expansive view of executive power and has favoured limits on investigating the president.

American soldiers wore uniforms in Shannon town without Irish government approval
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# Diplomacy

American soldiers wore uniforms in Shannon town without Irish government approval

Jul 10th 2018, 12:05 AM 88,623 Views 124 Comments

The Department of Foreign Affairs said it received assurances from the US Embassy that measures will be put in place to ensure it will not happen again.

Government to fund US and Canadian students to come here to learn Irish
# Ag Caint As Gaeilge
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# Ag Caint As Gaeilge

Government to fund US and Canadian students to come here to learn Irish

Jul 9th 2018, 6:10 AM 13,217 Views 26 Comments

American and Canadian students will visit Ireland during the summer months to attend intensive Irish language courses in the Gaeltacht.

Nuclear talks: US says they were productive, North Korea reckons American attitude was 'extremely regrettable'
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# Which Is It

Nuclear talks: US says they were productive, North Korea reckons American attitude was 'extremely regrettable'

Jul 7th 2018, 3:26 PM 19,114 Views 45 Comments

The two powers appear to have quite different takes on how well the two-day-long denuclearisation talks have progressed.

Trump's kicks off 'largest trade war in economic history' with China
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# China In Your Hands

Trump's kicks off 'largest trade war in economic history' with China

Jul 6th 2018, 7:16 AM 14,346 Views 45 Comments

Beijing said it was “forced to take necessary countermeasures”.

'We're putting out a damn paper' - Newspaper where five were killed goes to print
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# Capital Gazette

'We're putting out a damn paper' - Newspaper where five were killed goes to print

Jun 29th 2018, 7:02 AM 35,726 Views 79 Comments

“We’re just doing our job.”

Intel CEO resigns over 'past consensual relationship' with an employee
# Fraternisation
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# Fraternisation

Intel CEO resigns over 'past consensual relationship' with an employee

Jun 21st 2018, 4:10 PM 32,062 Views 35 Comments

Chief Financial Officer Bob Swan will serve as interim chief executive.

America's highest court to decide if it will hear Making A Murderer case
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# Brendan Dassey

America's highest court to decide if it will hear Making A Murderer case

Jun 13th 2018, 9:14 PM 34,738 Views 12 Comments

The court will decide whether to hear Brendan Dassey’s case.

Trump calls for Russia to be let back into G7 club of nations
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# Rich Club

Trump calls for Russia to be let back into G7 club of nations

Jun 8th 2018, 6:15 PM 11,949 Views 56 Comments

Moscow was expelled from the rich nations club over its annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea region.

Britain appeals to the US not to abandon Iran nuclear deal
# Not Perfect
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# Not Perfect

Britain appeals to the US not to abandon Iran nuclear deal

May 7th 2018, 8:52 AM 6,922 Views 47 Comments

Donald Trump has threatened to withdraw from the agreement.

Gas warning and a 'wall of fire' in Hawaii after earthquake causes volcanic eruptions
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# Wall Of Fire

Gas warning and a 'wall of fire' in Hawaii after earthquake causes volcanic eruptions

May 5th 2018, 10:50 AM 10,300 Views 1 Comment

The Kilauea volcano, one of five active on the island, has erupted.

Former US Marine admits to killing seven women
# Serial Killer
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# Serial Killer

Former US Marine admits to killing seven women

May 5th 2018, 7:37 AM 24,440 Views 0 Comments

Victims’ relatives watched quietly during the hearing as Vann uttered the word “guilty” seven times.

France's Emmanuel Macron attacks US nationalism in Congress speech
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# State Visit

France's Emmanuel Macron attacks US nationalism in Congress speech

Apr 25th 2018, 8:58 PM 17,074 Views 49 Comments

Macron told a joint meeting of Congress, “the American and French people have had a rendezvous with freedom”.

'A woman of incredible determination' - Tributes pour in for former US First Lady Barbara Bush who has died aged 92
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# RIP

'A woman of incredible determination' - Tributes pour in for former US First Lady Barbara Bush who has died aged 92

Apr 18th 2018, 7:40 AM 25,014 Views 26 Comments

“I had the best job in America,” she wrote in a 1994 memoir.

Deadpool actor charged with making false bomb report on train
# TJ MIller
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# TJ MIller

Deadpool actor charged with making false bomb report on train

Apr 10th 2018, 8:50 PM 21,461 Views 0 Comments

No explosives were found.

Iraq War veteran becomes first US senator to give birth while in office
# New Arrival
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# New Arrival

Iraq War veteran becomes first US senator to give birth while in office

Apr 9th 2018, 10:15 PM 11,992 Views 19 Comments

Tammy Duckworth gave birth to a daughter today.

Teen wounded in US school shooting dies after life support removed
# Great Mills High School
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# Great Mills High School

Teen wounded in US school shooting dies after life support removed

Mar 24th 2018, 12:12 PM 12,579 Views 23 Comments

“My daughter was hurt by a boy who shot her in the head and took everything from us.”

American mom: 'Why I am marching for American gun control in Dublin'
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# Opinion

American mom: 'Why I am marching for American gun control in Dublin'

Mar 24th 2018, 9:30 AM 20,054 Views 43 Comments

As an American citizen, and as a parent, it’s hard to stay uninvolved in the gun control debate while we are abroad, writes Mary Farley.

'Dear Los Angeles, you're welcome' - Zlatan announces Galaxy move with newspaper advert
# Dare To Zlatan
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# Dare To Zlatan

'Dear Los Angeles, you're welcome' - Zlatan announces Galaxy move with newspaper advert

Mar 23rd 2018, 2:32 PM 7,770 Views 13 Comments

Ibrahimovic spent two seasons at Manchester United, winning the League Cup and Europa League.

People are seriously annoyed about the U.S. Army's St. Patrick's Day message
# Ireland
# Ireland

People are seriously annoyed about the U.S. Army's St. Patrick's Day message

Mar 18th 2018, 9:28 AM 28,396 Views 9 Comments

Yikes.

Taoiseach says no one will gain from a trade war between US and Europe
# Leo In The Usa
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# Leo In The Usa

Taoiseach says no one will gain from a trade war between US and Europe

Mar 13th 2018, 8:00 PM 20,609 Views 58 Comments

The Taoiseach told an audience in Washington DC that Ireland is a “global country” at the centre of a “rapidly changing world”.

Porn star sues Trump over non-disclosure agreement - but President denies affair
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# Stormy Daniels

Porn star sues Trump over non-disclosure agreement - but President denies affair

Mar 7th 2018, 9:20 PM 70,646 Views 90 Comments

The agreement was signed days before the 2016 election.

Lewinsky calls Clinton affair a 'gross abuse of power'
# Metoo
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# Metoo

Lewinsky calls Clinton affair a 'gross abuse of power'

Feb 28th 2018, 11:53 AM 32,124 Views 112 Comments

Lewinsky writes in the March issue of Vanity Fair.

Companies distance themselves from the NRA after latest school shooting
# Backlash
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# Backlash

Companies distance themselves from the NRA after latest school shooting

Feb 24th 2018, 2:46 PM 23,526 Views 91 Comments

The moves came as petitions circulated online targeting companies offering discounts to NRA members.

Florida killer yells 'murderers!' as he is put to death
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# Death Penalty

Florida killer yells 'murderers!' as he is put to death

Feb 23rd 2018, 8:31 AM 40,521 Views 118 Comments

Eric Scott Branch killed a 21-year-old in 1993.

NRA chief criticises 'politicisation' of Florida school shooting
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NRA chief criticises 'politicisation' of Florida school shooting

Feb 22nd 2018, 9:54 PM 16,776 Views 89 Comments

He also doubled down on the NRA’s longstanding position that armed Americans were the first line of defence in confronting deadly attacks.

US college professor cancels cultural freedoms class after use of racial slur causes anger
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# Princeton

US college professor cancels cultural freedoms class after use of racial slur causes anger

Feb 14th 2018, 8:29 AM 18,107 Views 72 Comments

Colleagues say Professor Emeritus Lawrence Rosen has often used the slur during lectures on free speech.

Train full of Republican politicians collides with truck, one killed on board truck
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# Virginia

Train full of Republican politicians collides with truck, one killed on board truck

Jan 31st 2018, 6:40 PM 17,281 Views 56 Comments

One lawmaker said the truck had been ripped in half by the impact.