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Hate crimes against Muslims in the US up by nearly 70%
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Hate crimes against Muslims in the US up by nearly 70%

Nov 15th 2016, 7:02 AM 12,227 Views 62 Comments

The number rose to 257 reported incidents last year.

Trump won't take a salary as US President, is "fine" with gay marriage
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# None For Me Thanks

Trump won't take a salary as US President, is "fine" with gay marriage

Nov 14th 2016, 8:35 AM 40,887 Views 113 Comments

He told protesters to not be afraid of his presidency.

Quiz: How much do you know about the USA?
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Quiz: How much do you know about the USA?

Nov 13th 2016, 9:00 PM 42,374 Views 18 Comments

Land of the free, home of the trivia.

Trump says his border wall will be a fence "in certain parts", vows to deport three million
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# Good Fences

Trump says his border wall will be a fence "in certain parts", vows to deport three million

Nov 13th 2016, 5:11 PM 26,887 Views 123 Comments

“I’m very good at this, it’s called construction,” he tells CBS.

Here's why controlling immigration in America isn't all that easy
# Land Of Opportunity
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# Land Of Opportunity

Here's why controlling immigration in America isn't all that easy

Nov 12th 2016, 10:00 PM 23,524 Views 54 Comments

“The Irish had that extra bit of clout because of political and business leaders with Irish connections such as McCain.”

Obama, the media or ambition: what gave rise to Donald Trump's political career?
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# Underdog

Obama, the media or ambition: what gave rise to Donald Trump's political career?

Nov 12th 2016, 6:00 PM 11,715 Views 28 Comments

No one gave the idea that Donald Trump might win serious consideration.

Second night of protests in US cities against Trump victory
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Second night of protests in US cities against Trump victory

Nov 11th 2016, 7:11 AM 12,867 Views 77 Comments

Protests took place in New York, Chicago, Denver, Dallas, Oakland and elsewhere.

Trump and Obama had an "excellent conversation" at the White House today
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# US Election

Trump and Obama had an "excellent conversation" at the White House today

Nov 10th 2016, 6:19 PM 28,272 Views 106 Comments

The two men have had a fraught past, with both taking a jab at the other’s track record.

A cake of Donald Trump has become the first meme of election night
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# Cake America Great Again

A cake of Donald Trump has become the first meme of election night

Nov 9th 2016, 12:15 AM 11,291 Views 9 Comments

Welcome to 2016, folks.

One dead, three injured after gunman opens fire near polling station in California
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# Azusa

One dead, three injured after gunman opens fire near polling station in California

Nov 8th 2016, 11:32 PM 17,332 Views 19 Comments

Azusa Police have told all locals to remain in shelter in the area, including those who had been attempting to vote in today’s US elections.

Clinton wins the first ballot of election day - four votes to two
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# Dixville Notch

Clinton wins the first ballot of election day - four votes to two

Nov 8th 2016, 7:09 AM 24,656 Views 38 Comments

Gary Johnson got the other vote.

Trump calls system "rigged" after FBI says it won't seek criminal charges over Clinton emails
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# Final Countdown

Trump calls system "rigged" after FBI says it won't seek criminal charges over Clinton emails

Nov 7th 2016, 7:06 AM 17,106 Views 156 Comments

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are now into their last phase of campaigning.

'It doesn’t matter if the basis for your views are factually wrong, you can find them backed up online'
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# Opinion

'It doesn’t matter if the basis for your views are factually wrong, you can find them backed up online'

Nov 4th 2016, 6:42 PM 43 Views 46 Comments

We can get all the facts we want, augmenting our views with identical ones from dozens of sources who think just like we do, writes Paul Allen.

Obama warns voters the fate of the world is at stake in US election
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# Every Vote Counts

Obama warns voters the fate of the world is at stake in US election

Nov 3rd 2016, 7:20 AM 15,696 Views 98 Comments

Clinton remains ahead in most forecasts but one poll this week gave Trump a narrow lead.

13 things Ireland definitely does better than America
# The State Of It
# The State Of It

13 things Ireland definitely does better than America

Oct 31st 2016, 6:00 PM 16,297 Views 11 Comments

Murica!

"Landing has taken place!": Three astronauts return to earth after 115 days in space
# Soyuz Craft
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# Soyuz Craft

"Landing has taken place!": Three astronauts return to earth after 115 days in space

Oct 30th 2016, 5:55 PM 19,575 Views 27 Comments

Footage from the landing site on NASA television showed Rubins smiling after she was hoisted out last from the Soyuz descent module.

'I'm staying out of this': John Kerry was asked about Clinton's emails while in Ireland
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# US Secretary Of State

'I'm staying out of this': John Kerry was asked about Clinton's emails while in Ireland

Oct 30th 2016, 4:20 PM 31,554 Views 70 Comments

John Kerry arrived in Co Tipperary today to accept the 2015 Tipperary International Peace Award.

Police investigate after black high school student allegedly had noose tied around his neck
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# Mississippi

Police investigate after black high school student allegedly had noose tied around his neck

Oct 25th 2016, 1:54 PM 10,869 Views 27 Comments

The student said as many as four white students put a noose around his neck during football practice.

Irish students' mental health video seen by over four million people in America
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# Hit Show

Irish students' mental health video seen by over four million people in America

Oct 23rd 2016, 6:20 AM 23,539 Views 9 Comments

ABC’s flagship show Good Morning America showed clips of the video during an interview with Michael Bublé.

"We've got some bad hombres in America" - the seven biggest moments from Trump v Clinton III
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# Presidential Debate

"We've got some bad hombres in America" - the seven biggest moments from Trump v Clinton III

Oct 20th 2016, 4:48 AM 48,473 Views 134 Comments

This is what went on in a feisty affair.

You can now buy cinema tickets, order food and make a hairdresser appointment on Facebook*
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# Order Button

You can now buy cinema tickets, order food and make a hairdresser appointment on Facebook*

Oct 19th 2016, 10:19 PM 10,562 Views 16 Comments

*It’s only available in the US for now.

Luke Cage: 5 powerful references it makes to problems in society
# Marvelous
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# Marvelous

Luke Cage: 5 powerful references it makes to problems in society

Oct 16th 2016, 9:00 PM 31,523 Views 14 Comments

Serious spoiler alert – up until (and including) episode eight.

Putin says allegations that Russia is committing war crimes are "political rhetoric"
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# Putin On A Strong Front

Putin says allegations that Russia is committing war crimes are "political rhetoric"

Oct 13th 2016, 8:22 AM 8,059 Views 140 Comments

“I am deeply convinced that it is our Western partners, first and foremost of course the United States, who are responsible for the situation.”

"I don't have anything to say, you can proceed, warden" - Texas executes man who killed his neighbours
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# Barney Fuller

"I don't have anything to say, you can proceed, warden" - Texas executes man who killed his neighbours

Oct 6th 2016, 9:17 AM 25,857 Views 35 Comments

He was the 143rd death row inmate to “volunteer” for execution since 1977.

US authorities charge 17 people with sex trafficking of hundreds of women
# Thailand
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# Thailand

US authorities charge 17 people with sex trafficking of hundreds of women

Oct 6th 2016, 6:10 AM 10,502 Views 4 Comments

“The 17 people charged in this indictment ran a highly-sophisticated sextrafficking scheme,” a US attorney said.

"Everybody's patience with Russia has run out" - America abandons Syrian talks
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# Aleppo

"Everybody's patience with Russia has run out" - America abandons Syrian talks

Oct 4th 2016, 7:25 AM 11,227 Views 76 Comments

The Russian response was just as stark.

US police release video of fatal shooting of black man in the hope it will ease tensions
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# San Diego

US police release video of fatal shooting of black man in the hope it will ease tensions

Oct 1st 2016, 4:40 PM 15,718 Views 40 Comments

Rev Shane Harris of the civil rights organisation National Action Network said the low-quality videos, shot at a distance, didn’t clarify what led to the shooting and said they’re likely to make people angrier.

Police release body cam footage of officers fatally shooting 6-year-old boy
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# Louisiana

Police release body cam footage of officers fatally shooting 6-year-old boy

Sep 30th 2016, 8:56 PM 33,893 Views 0 Comments

Jeremy Mardis was in the front passenger seat of an SUV when police opened fire on the vehicle.

Teenage suspect in custody after school shooting in South Carolina
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Teenage suspect in custody after school shooting in South Carolina

Sep 28th 2016, 8:15 PM 14,048 Views 50 Comments

Two students and one teacher have been injured.

Polling day: Who do American voters think won last night's debate?
# Round One
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# Round One

Polling day: Who do American voters think won last night's debate?

Sep 27th 2016, 10:21 AM 47,452 Views 90 Comments

The debate is over, the journalists have gone to bed and the public have weighed in on the first presidential televised debate.

Nine people injured after shooter opens fire in Houston shopping centre
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# Texas

Nine people injured after shooter opens fire in Houston shopping centre

Sep 26th 2016, 3:12 PM 17,176 Views 64 Comments

Houston police have said that the deceased suspect is reportedly a lawyer, and are investigating his relationship at work.

Gunman who killed five at shopping centre arrested - but police say no terrorist links
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# Belmont

Gunman who killed five at shopping centre arrested - but police say no terrorist links

Sep 25th 2016, 7:36 AM 10,639 Views 27 Comments

One victim was 16 and had survived cancer.

Four women and a man dead after shooting at Washington shopping centre
# Burlington
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# Burlington

Four women and a man dead after shooting at Washington shopping centre

Sep 24th 2016, 7:22 AM 26,227 Views 25 Comments

The shooter is still at large.

A naked Donald Trump statue has been robbed from a Miami gallery rooftop
# President's New Clothes
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# President's New Clothes

A naked Donald Trump statue has been robbed from a Miami gallery rooftop

Sep 23rd 2016, 10:13 PM 17,563 Views 34 Comments

Miami police have said that they arrested Pedro Rodriguez and charged him with theft and burglary.

Police injured after community protests the killing of a black man by officer
# North Carolina
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# North Carolina

Police injured after community protests the killing of a black man by officer

Sep 21st 2016, 8:20 AM 7,052 Views 116 Comments

Charlotte Mayor Jennifer Roberts appealed for calm.

Despite incomes increasing, Americans still believe the country is heading in the wrong direction
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# Keep The Recovery Going

Despite incomes increasing, Americans still believe the country is heading in the wrong direction

Sep 17th 2016, 9:15 AM 8,839 Views 27 Comments

All the signs suggest the US economy is improving steadily. So why do the majority of Americans think the country is on the wrong track?

The US is going to start destroying about 780,000 chemical-filled artillery shells
# Chemical Weapons
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# Chemical Weapons

The US is going to start destroying about 780,000 chemical-filled artillery shells

Sep 3rd 2016, 11:30 AM 13,476 Views 29 Comments

A US army plant is about to start destroying the nation’s largest remaining stockpile of mustard agent.

Nuns who ran clinic in poverty-stricken Mississippi community found dead in their home
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# Durant

Nuns who ran clinic in poverty-stricken Mississippi community found dead in their home

Aug 26th 2016, 10:39 PM 34,055 Views 47 Comments

The two nuns provided almost all the care at the local clinic.

Man who threw boiling water on gay couple sentenced to 40 years in prison
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# Georgia

Man who threw boiling water on gay couple sentenced to 40 years in prison

Aug 25th 2016, 6:44 PM 34,671 Views 78 Comments

Marquez Tolbert testified that after pouring hot water on them, Blackwell grabbed him as he jumped and screamed in pain and told him: “Get out of my house with all that gay.”

Pennsylvanian teen charged with murdering grandmother after argument over school
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# Shooting

Pennsylvanian teen charged with murdering grandmother after argument over school

Aug 24th 2016, 9:07 PM 16,905 Views 0 Comments

Police say Reeser told them he shot her because he didn’t want to go to an unspecified school meeting.