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White House says travel ban will prevent 'acts of bloodshed and violence'
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White House says travel ban will prevent 'acts of bloodshed and violence'

Jun 30th 2017, 7:30 AM 7,132 Views 29 Comments

The 90-day ban on visitors from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen, and a 120-day ban on refugees has come into force.

Man arrested for breaking the Ten Commandments - with his car
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Man arrested for breaking the Ten Commandments - with his car

Jun 29th 2017, 10:28 AM 26,198 Views 0 Comments

Reed apparently live-streamed video of himself charging his vehicle at the granite stele.

America says North Korea has tested an engine that could be fitted to a ballistic missile
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# ICBM

America says North Korea has tested an engine that could be fitted to a ballistic missile

Jun 23rd 2017, 6:58 AM 7,552 Views 16 Comments

President Donald Trump has made halting the North Korean nuclear threat his number one foreign policy priority.

Donald Trump gets a major boost in an election seen as a referendum on him
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# Handel With Care

Donald Trump gets a major boost in an election seen as a referendum on him

Jun 21st 2017, 6:59 AM 16,219 Views 54 Comments

Over $50 million was spent on the race.

Irish beef sellers can tell Americans that it is grass-fed, traceable and free of hormones
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# Raising The Steaks

Irish beef sellers can tell Americans that it is grass-fed, traceable and free of hormones

Jun 20th 2017, 7:34 AM 16,301 Views 44 Comments

The USDA has handed its seal of approval to the Bord Bia plan to market Irish beef in America.

Democrats slow down Senate over 'secret' Trumpcare bill
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Democrats slow down Senate over 'secret' Trumpcare bill

Jun 20th 2017, 6:47 AM 9,478 Views 18 Comments

Senate Republicans have insisted they will craft their own bill, but few details have emerged.

Trump cancels Obama policy that allowed illegal immigrant parents stay in America
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# DAPA

Trump cancels Obama policy that allowed illegal immigrant parents stay in America

Jun 16th 2017, 7:07 AM 19,645 Views 37 Comments

The policy aimed to keep families together.

Head of Michigan health department charged with manslaughter over a city's lead-contaminated water
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# Flint

Head of Michigan health department charged with manslaughter over a city's lead-contaminated water

Jun 14th 2017, 3:15 PM 7,675 Views 0 Comments

Nick Lyon is accused of failing to alert the public about an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in the Flint area.

Thousands of US troops could be headed for Afghanistan after Trump decision
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# Boots On The Ground

Thousands of US troops could be headed for Afghanistan after Trump decision

Jun 14th 2017, 7:33 AM 19,146 Views 40 Comments

Under Barack Obama, troop levels in Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria were closely managed by the White House.

Secret Service says it has no tapes of Trump's Comey conversations
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# No Tapes

Secret Service says it has no tapes of Trump's Comey conversations

Jun 13th 2017, 7:26 AM 12,202 Views 19 Comments

Sean Spicer said an announcement would come “when the president is ready to make it.”

US special forces move in to help Philippines rid city of Islamic State
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# Marawi

US special forces move in to help Philippines rid city of Islamic State

Jun 10th 2017, 1:52 PM 16,470 Views 58 Comments

Philippine troops are struggling to defeat hundreds of fighters, who rampaged through Marawi.

Explainer: Who is Reality Winner, and why has she been charged with leaking US secrets?
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# Russian Hacks

Explainer: Who is Reality Winner, and why has she been charged with leaking US secrets?

Jun 7th 2017, 1:45 PM 27,528 Views 21 Comments

The 25-year-old Air Force veteran has been charged with leaking information related to alleged Russian hacks.

Trump pulls US out of climate deal: 'We'll see if we can make a deal that's fair but if we can't, that's fine'
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Trump pulls US out of climate deal: 'We'll see if we can make a deal that's fair but if we can't, that's fine'

Jun 1st 2017, 9:30 PM 27,308 Views 154 Comments

The White House has told allies the 2015 deal was signed by President Barack Obama out of “desperation.”

Trump's former security advisor to stay silent on his links to Russia
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# Plead The Fifth

Trump's former security advisor to stay silent on his links to Russia

May 22nd 2017, 6:11 PM 13,073 Views 56 Comments

Michael Flynn was fired within weeks.

Former congressman Anthony Weiner pleads guilty to sexting 15-year-old
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Former congressman Anthony Weiner pleads guilty to sexting 15-year-old

May 19th 2017, 4:50 PM 12,849 Views 0 Comments

She also accused him of asking her to undress on camera.

From 'Lock her up' to 'You're Fired': The incredible timeline of Trump, Comey, Clinton and Russia
# American Grime Story
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# American Grime Story

From 'Lock her up' to 'You're Fired': The incredible timeline of Trump, Comey, Clinton and Russia

May 10th 2017, 6:03 PM 15,353 Views 71 Comments

US President Donald Trump yesterday fired FBI Director James Comey.

North Korea arrests another American for committing 'hostile acts'
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# Tensions

North Korea arrests another American for committing 'hostile acts'

May 7th 2017, 7:01 PM 12,221 Views 12 Comments

“A relevant institution is now conducting detailed investigation into his crimes.”

US students caught red-handed after crawling through air duct to steal exam paper
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# Duct Tales

US students caught red-handed after crawling through air duct to steal exam paper

May 5th 2017, 9:11 PM 29,494 Views 31 Comments

The pair face police charges, and expulsion from the University of Kentucky.

North Korea says it foiled a CIA attempt to assassinate Kim Jong-Un
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# Nice Try

North Korea says it foiled a CIA attempt to assassinate Kim Jong-Un

May 5th 2017, 3:10 PM 15,034 Views 33 Comments

It is claimed a man named Kim was being coerced into killing the North Korean leader using a biochemical weapon.

Trump's wall put off until later this year as US politicians pass $1.1 trillion spending plan
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# Shutdown Showdown

Trump's wall put off until later this year as US politicians pass $1.1 trillion spending plan

May 3rd 2017, 10:21 PM 13,143 Views 37 Comments

The 309-118 vote sends the bill to the Senate in time for them to act to avert a government shutdown.

Hillary Clinton believes misogyny, Russian interference and the FBI cost her the White House
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# Pointing Fingers

Hillary Clinton believes misogyny, Russian interference and the FBI cost her the White House

May 2nd 2017, 9:34 PM 18,282 Views 111 Comments

“I’m now back to being an active citizen,” she said.

Family of American woman who died in Limerick house fire flying from US to identify her body
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# RIP

Family of American woman who died in Limerick house fire flying from US to identify her body

May 2nd 2017, 12:37 PM 20,800 Views 5 Comments

The woman has lived in Ireland for several years, and attended University of Limerick.

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

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

May 1st 2017, 5:34 PM 54,789 Views 91 Comments

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

No money for the border wall after last-minute spending deal agreed in US
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# Sad

No money for the border wall after last-minute spending deal agreed in US

May 1st 2017, 8:36 AM 20,016 Views 23 Comments

It looks like Trump’s plans to build the Mexican border wall will be shelved for the moment.

Trump agrees to re-negotiate 'disastrous' NAFTA trade deal
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# Nafta

Trump agrees to re-negotiate 'disastrous' NAFTA trade deal

Apr 27th 2017, 10:20 AM 9,862 Views 39 Comments

The announcement came after reports in US media that Trump was considering giving formal notice of pulling the United States out.

New York trials birth control for rats to tackle massive rodent population
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# Rat Race

New York trials birth control for rats to tackle massive rodent population

Apr 23rd 2017, 7:45 AM 15,849 Views 25 Comments

Officials are now preparing to launch a trial of a liquid bait which will make the rats infertile.

Another death row inmate's life spared in Arkansas
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# Life On The Line

Another death row inmate's life spared in Arkansas

Apr 20th 2017, 7:07 AM 9,408 Views 5 Comments

Actor Johnny Depp has been one of thousands of protesters to demonstrate against capital punishment.

Trump's 'very powerful armada' headed to Australia, not North Korea
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# Heading South

Trump's 'very powerful armada' headed to Australia, not North Korea

Apr 19th 2017, 2:11 PM 27,360 Views 72 Comments

It is a sign Trump is letting China control North Korea.

America will respond to any North Korean attack with 'overwhelming and effective' force
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# Northern Tensions

America will respond to any North Korean attack with 'overwhelming and effective' force

Apr 19th 2017, 7:02 AM 15,702 Views 62 Comments

Aboard the USS Ronald Reagan, Mike Pence told troops he was there as “storm clouds gather on the horizon” of Northeast Asia.

North Korea threatens weekly missile tests as Trump says they 'gotta behave'
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# Neighbours To The North

North Korea threatens weekly missile tests as Trump says they 'gotta behave'

Apr 18th 2017, 6:53 AM 8,915 Views 22 Comments

North Korea could react to a potential US strike by targeting South Korea or Japan.

25 things Irish people just do not understand about America
# What In Tarnation
# What In Tarnation

25 things Irish people just do not understand about America

Apr 17th 2017, 10:00 PM 31,302 Views 8 Comments

Contains the world’s most painfully embarrassing promprosal.

America's first female Muslim judge found dead on New York riverbank
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# Pioneer

America's first female Muslim judge found dead on New York riverbank

Apr 13th 2017, 9:32 AM 58,287 Views 71 Comments

Sheila Abdus-Salaam was also the first black woman to be appointed to New York’s highest court.

Trump says US-Russian relations may be 'at an all time low'
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# Moscow-ld Shoulder

Trump says US-Russian relations may be 'at an all time low'

Apr 13th 2017, 6:58 AM 8,041 Views 35 Comments

The countries had engaged in a decades-long Cold War.

US moves Navy strike group in show of force against North Korea
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# Tensions

US moves Navy strike group in show of force against North Korea

Apr 9th 2017, 7:40 AM 18,784 Views 35 Comments

The move will raise tensions in the region and comes hard on the heels of a US missile strike on Syria.

UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson cancels Russia trip after US bombs Syria
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# Airstrikes

UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson cancels Russia trip after US bombs Syria

Apr 8th 2017, 4:00 PM 25,459 Views 93 Comments

“The United States will no longer wait for Assad to use chemical weapons without any consequences.”

US-led air strike near ISIS-held city kills 15 civilians in Syria
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# Raqa

US-led air strike near ISIS-held city kills 15 civilians in Syria

Apr 8th 2017, 1:54 PM 13,912 Views 48 Comments

More than 320,000 people have been killed in Syria since the conflict began with anti-government demonstrations in March 2011.

First US targeted missile strike on Assad regime kills six Syrian soldiers
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# Syria

First US targeted missile strike on Assad regime kills six Syrian soldiers

Apr 7th 2017, 9:55 AM 39,584 Views 220 Comments

Trump confirmed the first American targeted strike against Assad’s regime.

For the first time, a country will sell recreational marijuana in its pharmacies
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# Uruguay

For the first time, a country will sell recreational marijuana in its pharmacies

Apr 6th 2017, 10:58 PM 14,897 Views 55 Comments

Uruguay will become the first nation to make the step later this year.

Head of probe into Trump's ties to Russia steps aside due to ethics complaints
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# Devin Nunes

Head of probe into Trump's ties to Russia steps aside due to ethics complaints

Apr 6th 2017, 3:00 PM 12,083 Views 31 Comments

Republican Devin Nunes stepped aside temporarily today.

Hollywood star Doris Day finds out she's 95 on her 93rd birthday
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# Whatever Will Be Will Be

Hollywood star Doris Day finds out she's 95 on her 93rd birthday

Apr 3rd 2017, 9:11 AM 47,170 Views 24 Comments

There are a couple of theories about how the error occurred.