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Trump says his plan for border wall has never changed after aide called it 'uninformed'
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Trump says his plan for border wall has never changed after aide called it 'uninformed'

Jan 18th 2018, 7:44 PM 9,906 Views 40 Comments

Trump also clarified the wall would not be built in areas of natural protection.

Trump takes aim at Democratic senator over leak of 's***hole countries' comments
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Trump takes aim at Democratic senator over leak of 's***hole countries' comments

Jan 16th 2018, 9:41 AM 25,244 Views 79 Comments

Without explicitly denying his use of the word, Trump said the senator had misrepresented what he said about African nations.

Investigator's team 'interested in speaking to Trump' over possible Russian collusion
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Investigator's team 'interested in speaking to Trump' over possible Russian collusion

Jan 9th 2018, 7:01 AM 8,417 Views 54 Comments

When or even if an interview would occur was not immediately clear.

Ancient DNA evidence reveals story of first Native Americans to enter the continent
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Ancient DNA evidence reveals story of first Native Americans to enter the continent

Jan 7th 2018, 3:30 PM 28,873 Views 17 Comments

A team of researchers made the discovery using DNA from a six-month-old Native American infant.

US police apologise to victims after throwing away untested rape kits
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US police apologise to victims after throwing away untested rape kits

Jan 7th 2018, 8:30 AM 13,651 Views 30 Comments

The Fayetteville police force in North Carolina has admitted it threw away more than 300 rape kits.

Four killed, flights cancelled and schools closed as 'bomb cyclone' batters the US
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Four killed, flights cancelled and schools closed as 'bomb cyclone' batters the US

Jan 5th 2018, 7:39 AM 31,064 Views 12 Comments

Nearly 75% of flights departing Boston and New Jersey’s Newark airports were cancelled.

Top Hollywood women launch anti-harassment initiative following Weinstein scandal
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Top Hollywood women launch anti-harassment initiative following Weinstein scandal

Jan 2nd 2018, 8:10 AM 13,899 Views 52 Comments

Over 300 influential women have signed it.

A white Christmas: Record-breaking 60 inches of snowfall has completely buried this US town
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# It's Sort Of Erie

A white Christmas: Record-breaking 60 inches of snowfall has completely buried this US town

Dec 27th 2017, 10:24 AM 56,995 Views 32 Comments

58 inches of snow fell between Christmas Day to Stephen’s Day in the US town of Erie.

US President Donald Trump signs $1.5 trillion tax overhaul into law
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US President Donald Trump signs $1.5 trillion tax overhaul into law

Dec 22nd 2017, 5:34 PM 10,957 Views 53 Comments

He also signed short-term funding bill into law that that will keep the federal government running until 19 January.

'We need his vote': Trump backs Republican accused of preying on teenagers
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'We need his vote': Trump backs Republican accused of preying on teenagers

Dec 4th 2017, 1:55 PM 14,232 Views 39 Comments

US Senate hopeful Roy Moore is accused of sexually inappropriate conduct with a string of teenage girls.

Suspected serial killer arrested after bringing murder weapon to his job at McDonald's
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Suspected serial killer arrested after bringing murder weapon to his job at McDonald's

Nov 29th 2017, 10:47 PM 29,793 Views 0 Comments

Howell Emanuel Donaldson is charged with four murders which spanned 51 days.

Donald Trump calls senator 'Pocahontas' at event honouring Native Americans
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Donald Trump calls senator 'Pocahontas' at event honouring Native Americans

Nov 27th 2017, 9:58 PM 50,007 Views 77 Comments

Sarah Huckabee Sanders said a racial slur “was certainly not the president’s intent”.

'The Irish conflict's Martin Luther King': John Hume's journey to America
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# In The Name Of Peace

'The Irish conflict's Martin Luther King': John Hume's journey to America

Nov 26th 2017, 8:30 PM 11,964 Views 77 Comments

The topic is explored in a new documentary and book.

60,000 attend mass in Detroit clearing the way for sainthood of Irish-American priest
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60,000 attend mass in Detroit clearing the way for sainthood of Irish-American priest

Nov 20th 2017, 12:14 PM 21,121 Views 62 Comments

Bernard Francis Casey was born in Wisconsin in 1870, the sixth of 16 children born to Irish immigrants.

Trump says that 'twisted' North Korea won't subject the world to 'nuclear blackmail'
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Trump says that 'twisted' North Korea won't subject the world to 'nuclear blackmail'

Nov 15th 2017, 10:45 PM 11,837 Views 18 Comments

Trump said the red carpet rolled out for him in Asia showed that “America is back”.

Former US congressman Weiner starts prison sentence for sexting 15-year-old girl
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Former US congressman Weiner starts prison sentence for sexting 15-year-old girl

Nov 6th 2017, 10:26 PM 23,648 Views 44 Comments

Weiner was sentenced in September by a judge who said the crime resulted from a “very strong compulsion”.

35 US-born children adopted by Irish families
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35 US-born children adopted by Irish families

Nov 2nd 2017, 6:45 PM 26,813 Views 74 Comments

The adoptions have taken place in the last four years.

Five killed in New York terror attack were Argentine friends celebrating a school reunion
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Five killed in New York terror attack were Argentine friends celebrating a school reunion

Nov 1st 2017, 12:18 PM 23,387 Views 58 Comments

The Argentine victims were from the city of Rosario.

Nurse arrested after refusing to draw blood from unconscious patient settles case for $500,000
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Nurse arrested after refusing to draw blood from unconscious patient settles case for $500,000

Nov 1st 2017, 9:50 AM 38,010 Views 39 Comments

Wubbels plans to use part of the money to fund legal help for others trying to get similar body-camera video.

What is going on in America with Trump's advisors, Russia and a special prosecutor?
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What is going on in America with Trump's advisors, Russia and a special prosecutor?

Oct 31st 2017, 11:17 AM 20,022 Views 81 Comments

And is it important?

126 million Americans may have seen posts linked to Russian operation during US election
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126 million Americans may have seen posts linked to Russian operation during US election

Oct 31st 2017, 7:04 AM 8,256 Views 17 Comments

Moscow has denied any attempt to manipulate the US election.

US Defense Secretary warns North Korea of 'massive military response'
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US Defense Secretary warns North Korea of 'massive military response'

Oct 28th 2017, 11:33 AM 14,586 Views 37 Comments

Pyongyang in recent months has sparked global alarm by conducting a sixth nuclear test and test-launching missiles capable of reaching the US mainland.

US release trove of secret files on JFK assassination - but 300 are delayed on national security grounds
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US release trove of secret files on JFK assassination - but 300 are delayed on national security grounds

Oct 27th 2017, 7:13 PM 24,833 Views 62 Comments

Kennedy scholars have said the documents were unlikely to contain any bombshell revelations.

Three million adult Americans carry a loaded gun on a daily basis
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Three million adult Americans carry a loaded gun on a daily basis

Oct 22nd 2017, 8:45 AM 11,190 Views 66 Comments

New research reviewed the behaviour of 1,444 gun owners in the US.

Disappearance of Las Vegas shooting security guard raises questions
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Disappearance of Las Vegas shooting security guard raises questions

Oct 18th 2017, 1:28 PM 41,476 Views 101 Comments

Jesus Campos “wants to tell his story at a time and place of his choosing.”

'We're a country that idealises its founding': America's complicated relationship with the gun
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'We're a country that idealises its founding': America's complicated relationship with the gun

Oct 15th 2017, 10:30 AM 10,027 Views 69 Comments

That intimate connection with firearms is under renewed scrutiny after the worst mass shooting in recent US history.

Tillerson denies he considered resigning from Trump cabinet but doesn't say whether he called him 'a moron'
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Tillerson denies he considered resigning from Trump cabinet but doesn't say whether he called him 'a moron'

Oct 4th 2017, 5:12 PM 11,182 Views 31 Comments

“I serve at the appointment of the president and I am here for as long as the president feels I can be useful to achieving his objectives.”

US withdraws diplomatic staff in Cuba over mystery 'sonic attacks'
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US withdraws diplomatic staff in Cuba over mystery 'sonic attacks'

Sep 29th 2017, 7:16 PM 11,059 Views 14 Comments

The attacks of an unknown nature have targeted at least 21 US embassy staff in Havana over the past few months, the US said.

A woman has passed US Marine infantry training for the first time
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A woman has passed US Marine infantry training for the first time

Sep 25th 2017, 9:55 PM 42,394 Views 88 Comments

Three dozen female Marine Corps officers had previously signed up for the infantry training program but failed to finish.

North Korea says Trump has declared war as it vows to shoot down US planes
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North Korea says Trump has declared war as it vows to shoot down US planes

Sep 25th 2017, 6:10 PM 26,552 Views 122 Comments

“He declared a war on our country.”

Former US congressman Anthony Weiner sentenced to 21 months in sexting case
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Former US congressman Anthony Weiner sentenced to 21 months in sexting case

Sep 25th 2017, 3:57 PM 24,314 Views 22 Comments

Weiner, weeping as he read from a written statement on a page he held in front of him, called his crime his “rock bottom”.

As US warplanes fly off North Korea, Trump says the country's leaders 'won't be around much longer'
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# Threats Threats And More Threats

As US warplanes fly off North Korea, Trump says the country's leaders 'won't be around much longer'

Sep 24th 2017, 9:15 AM 36,899 Views 64 Comments

The war of words between the two powers shows no sign of abating.

'Cold, calculated, planned': US man could face death penalty after murdering two black people
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# Racial Attack

'Cold, calculated, planned': US man could face death penalty after murdering two black people

Sep 20th 2017, 4:18 PM 19,981 Views 57 Comments

Kenneth James Gleason, from Louisiana, killed two black men last week.

US Supreme Court upholds Trump's refugee restrictions in travel ban case
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US Supreme Court upholds Trump's refugee restrictions in travel ban case

Sep 13th 2017, 7:05 AM 10,596 Views 40 Comments

The order was not the court’s last word on the travel policy that President Donald Trump first rolled out in January.

'Soft, under-performing, tattooed millionaires': Lalas takes names in scathing rant at US national team
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'Soft, under-performing, tattooed millionaires': Lalas takes names in scathing rant at US national team

Sep 11th 2017, 1:25 PM 14,431 Views 12 Comments

Lalas implied Christian Pulisic ‘didn’t warrant a mention’ while naming and shaming USMNT players and management.

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'It is a worry': Tourism Ireland concerned about the fall-off in tourists visiting Ireland in July

Aug 29th 2017, 3:45 PM 18,951 Views 73 Comments

While there has been a 3.8% boost in overall overseas visitors this year, there was a decline in tourist numbers last month.

Scientists are using painkiller-addicted fish to develop new treatments for addicts
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Scientists are using painkiller-addicted fish to develop new treatments for addicts

Aug 27th 2017, 8:45 AM 7,495 Views 5 Comments

Researchers found the fish were willing to work harder and even enter risky conditions in order to get their fix.

Call for Tuam Town Hall to remove memorial to Irish Confederate major
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Call for Tuam Town Hall to remove memorial to Irish Confederate major

Aug 19th 2017, 6:09 PM 34,501 Views 236 Comments

Shaun Cunniffe said that the plaque should be removed to a museum so that people can discuss the issues around it.

The icons of Confederacy at the heart of America's debate
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# Heritage Or Hate?

The icons of Confederacy at the heart of America's debate

Aug 19th 2017, 7:00 AM 12,414 Views 53 Comments

There are more than 1,500 symbols of the Confederacy on public land, mostly in the South.

A new generation of white nationalist groups flourish under Trump
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# Extremism

A new generation of white nationalist groups flourish under Trump

Aug 19th 2017, 7:00 AM 10,310 Views 33 Comments

Analysts say theses groups may have members in the tens of thousands and tacit supporters in the hundreds of thousands.