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Russia would 'pay a heavy price' if it invades Ukraine, Joe Biden says
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Russia would 'pay a heavy price' if it invades Ukraine, Joe Biden says

Updated 7 hours ago 42,800 Views 72 Comments

“Let there be no doubt at all, if Putin makes this choice, Russia will pay a heavy price,” the US president said.

UK police arrest two teenagers in relation to 'act of terror' at Texas synagogue
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UK police arrest two teenagers in relation to 'act of terror' at Texas synagogue

Mon 7:00 AM 20,311 Views 0 Comments

It comes after the man who held four hostages at the synagogue was identified by US authorities as a British citizen.

Biden's push to save voting rights agenda appears doomed as key US senator opposes changes
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Biden's push to save voting rights agenda appears doomed as key US senator opposes changes

Jan 13th 2022, 6:00 PM 18,091 Views 36 Comments

Biden argues that the national voting rights bills are vital to preserving US democracy.

Under pressure Biden set to gamble on voting rights reform in US Senate
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Under pressure Biden set to gamble on voting rights reform in US Senate

Jan 11th 2022, 9:34 PM 18,369 Views 19 Comments

Biden flew to Atlanta for a major speech urging reforms that will decide whether the country chooses ‘democracy over autocracy’.

US warns Russia of risk of 'confrontation,' ahead of Ukraine talks
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US warns Russia of risk of 'confrontation,' ahead of Ukraine talks

Updated Jan 9th 2022, 4:20 PM 23,827 Views 41 Comments

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has insisted that talks will yield no progress so long as Russia has a “gun to Ukraine’s head”.

Joe Biden to deliver his first State of the Union address on 1 March
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Joe Biden to deliver his first State of the Union address on 1 March

Jan 7th 2022, 6:54 PM 10,236 Views 24 Comments

It will mark the latest any president has delivered a State of the Union address.

US Supreme Court to hear challenges to vaccine mandates for health staff and workers
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US Supreme Court to hear challenges to vaccine mandates for health staff and workers

Jan 7th 2022, 7:49 AM 11,294 Views 30 Comments

Covid vaccines are compulsory at businesses that employ more than 100 people, and for health workers at centres getting federal funding.

'We are in a battle for the soul of America': Joe Biden marks one year since US Capitol riots
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'We are in a battle for the soul of America': Joe Biden marks one year since US Capitol riots

Jan 6th 2022, 2:45 PM 17,918 Views 45 Comments

A series of remembrance events are due to take place to mark the event.

Larry Donnelly: One year after Trump's supporters stormed the Capitol, the US is still divided
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Larry Donnelly: One year after Trump's supporters stormed the Capitol, the US is still divided

Updated Jan 6th 2022, 1:00 PM 20,888 Views 48 Comments

Our columnist looks at US politics a year on from the infamous storming of the US Capitol Building.

Biden to call out Trump for 'singular responsibility' in provoking 6 January attack
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Biden to call out Trump for 'singular responsibility' in provoking 6 January attack

Jan 5th 2022, 7:40 PM 17,992 Views 115 Comments

Joe Biden will make a speech from inside the Capitol’s Statuary Hall on the anniversary of the 6 January riots.

Biden, Trump to give rival addresses to mark anniversary of US Capitol attack
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Biden, Trump to give rival addresses to mark anniversary of US Capitol attack

Jan 4th 2022, 8:11 AM 26,397 Views 48 Comments

Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris will reportedly speak from inside the Capitol, while Trump live streams from Mar-a-Lago.

Ukrainian soldier killed as tensions with Russia soar
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Ukrainian soldier killed as tensions with Russia soar

Jan 1st 2022, 1:30 PM 39,788 Views 46 Comments

The army said Russian separatists had launched three attacks within 24 hours using grenade launchers and small arms.

Biden and Putin to hold call amid growing tension over Russian troops at Ukraine border
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Biden and Putin to hold call amid growing tension over Russian troops at Ukraine border

Dec 30th 2021, 8:52 AM 7,682 Views 20 Comments

The White House indicated that Biden would make clear to Putin that a diplomatic path remains open.

Biden set to offer Putin 'diplomatic path' to ease Ukraine tensions
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Biden set to offer Putin 'diplomatic path' to ease Ukraine tensions

Dec 29th 2021, 8:25 PM 13,408 Views 22 Comments

A phone call between Biden and Putin is set to take place tomorrow, at the request of the Kremlin.

US-Russia talks on security, Ukraine to be held on 10 January in Geneva
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US-Russia talks on security, Ukraine to be held on 10 January in Geneva

Dec 28th 2021, 8:48 AM 5,750 Views 15 Comments

It comes after Moscow demanded that NATO deny membership to Ukraine and other former Soviet countries.

Vladimir Putin says he will consider options if West fails to give security vow
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Vladimir Putin says he will consider options if West fails to give security vow

Dec 27th 2021, 7:05 AM 22,782 Views 38 Comments

The Russian president has said NATO should not expand to include Ukraine.

Putin warns West of military measures over Ukraine threats
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Putin warns West of military measures over Ukraine threats

Dec 21st 2021, 8:20 PM 24,576 Views 26 Comments

He said Russia “will react toughly to unfriendly steps”, adding that he wanted to underscore that “we have every right to do so”.

China vows to respond after US imposes sanctions on Xinjiang
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China vows to respond after US imposes sanctions on Xinjiang

Dec 17th 2021, 1:28 PM 10,874 Views 8 Comments

The law is the latest in a series intensifying US penalties over China’s alleged abuse of ethnic and religious minorities in the western region.

Elon Musk is Time's Person of the Year
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Elon Musk is Time's Person of the Year

Dec 13th 2021, 12:53 PM 18,533 Views 41 Comments

US gymnast Simone Biles was Time’s sportsperson of the year, and Covid-19 vaccine scientists the Heroes of the Year.

Tornadoes leave 80 dead in six US states; one town reduced to 'matchsticks'
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Tornadoes leave 80 dead in six US states; one town reduced to 'matchsticks'

Updated Dec 12th 2021, 3:17 PM 46,201 Views 19 Comments

More than 70 people are believed to have been killed in Kentucky alone, many of them workers at a candle factory, while at least six died in an Amazon warehouse in Illinois.

Biden promises support for Ukraine and sanctions for Moscow if Russia invades neighbour
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Biden promises support for Ukraine and sanctions for Moscow if Russia invades neighbour

Updated Dec 9th 2021, 9:30 PM 16,636 Views 53 Comments

Nearly 100,000 Russian troops have massed on the Ukrainian border.

Joe Biden warns Putin of 'unprecedented sanctions' if Russia invades Ukraine
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Joe Biden warns Putin of 'unprecedented sanctions' if Russia invades Ukraine

Dec 8th 2021, 6:01 PM 11,022 Views 31 Comments

The US President spoke to his Russian counterpart for two hours by video link yesterday.

Biden and Putin square off for two-hour call as Ukraine tensions mount
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Biden and Putin square off for two-hour call as Ukraine tensions mount

Dec 7th 2021, 10:33 PM 18,446 Views 26 Comments

Putin came into the meeting seeking guarantees from Biden that the Nato military alliance will never expand to include Ukraine.

Joe Biden begins video summit with Vladimir Putin amid fears over potential Ukraine invasion
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Joe Biden begins video summit with Vladimir Putin amid fears over potential Ukraine invasion

Dec 7th 2021, 4:09 PM 8,831 Views 23 Comments

Satellite pictures showing massive troop concentrations on Ukraine’s border.

US vows to boost military presence if Russia attacks Ukraine
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US vows to boost military presence if Russia attacks Ukraine

Dec 6th 2021, 10:33 PM 18,173 Views 66 Comments

US President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin are due to hold talks via video call tomorrow.

Body representing Olympic athletes calls for 'quiet diplomacy' around missing Chinese tennis star
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Body representing Olympic athletes calls for 'quiet diplomacy' around missing Chinese tennis star

Nov 20th 2021, 5:50 PM 31,974 Views 28 Comments

The statement underlines the softly-softly approach adopted by the IOC ahead of the Beijing Winter Olympics.

Kamala Harris held presidency for 1 hour 25 mins while Joe Biden was under anaesthesia
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Kamala Harris held presidency for 1 hour 25 mins while Joe Biden was under anaesthesia

Updated Nov 19th 2021, 5:28 PM 56,549 Views 101 Comments

The US President had a colonoscopy as part of a regular health check, the White House said.

Biden and Xi at loggerheads on Taiwan following lengthy US-China virtual summit
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Biden and Xi at loggerheads on Taiwan following lengthy US-China virtual summit

Nov 16th 2021, 6:50 AM 8,948 Views 3 Comments

The video-link summit took place last night in Washington and early this morning in Beijing.

Release of 6 January records temporarily blocked by US court
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Release of 6 January records temporarily blocked by US court

Nov 12th 2021, 6:35 AM 14,822 Views 20 Comments

The appeals court set arguments in the case for 30 November.

Ireland in discussions with Biden administration over UK Article 16 plans
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Ireland in discussions with Biden administration over UK Article 16 plans

Nov 11th 2021, 6:48 PM 17,108 Views 9 Comments

Foreign Minister Simon Coveney said he had spoken with senior advisors to US President Biden this week.

Aer Lingus says 'almost every seat' is booked this week as US ends 19-month ban on travel
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Aer Lingus says 'almost every seat' is booked this week as US ends 19-month ban on travel

Updated Nov 8th 2021, 9:15 AM 23,629 Views 24 Comments

The restrictions were first imposed by Donald Trump in March 2020 as the Covid-19 pandemic first erupted.

Biden facing fresh challenges as he promotes $1 trillion infrastructure deal
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Biden facing fresh challenges as he promotes $1 trillion infrastructure deal

Nov 8th 2021, 9:09 AM 9,647 Views 9 Comments

The US president is trying to spend the money quickly to deliver maximum impact to the American people.

Biden sends best wishes to Roscommon palliative care facility
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Biden sends best wishes to Roscommon palliative care facility

Nov 6th 2021, 1:54 PM 42,014 Views 13 Comments

Biden had supported the work of a fundraising group in Roscommon.

Biden predicts Democratic win in Virginia but election remains too close to call
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Biden predicts Democratic win in Virginia but election remains too close to call

Nov 2nd 2021, 9:23 PM 16,483 Views 17 Comments

The election is seen as the first major test of Joe Biden’s political brand.

White House press secretary tests positive for Covid-19
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White House press secretary tests positive for Covid-19

Nov 1st 2021, 7:06 AM 20,700 Views 18 Comments

The official said she had last met US President Joe Biden on Tuesday and they had remained six feet apart.

Joe Biden’s meeting with Pope Francis runs into overtime
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Joe Biden’s meeting with Pope Francis runs into overtime

Updated Oct 29th 2021, 8:26 PM 29,361 Views 29 Comments

Biden’s support of abortion rights and same-sex marriage has put him at odds with many US bishops.

Biden delays release of long-classified JFK assassination files
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Biden delays release of long-classified JFK assassination files

Oct 23rd 2021, 12:01 PM 32,917 Views 30 Comments

He said the remaining files “shall be withheld from full public disclosure” until 15 December next year.

US Senate committee backs Claire Cronin as new US Ambassador to Ireland
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US Senate committee backs Claire Cronin as new US Ambassador to Ireland

Oct 20th 2021, 1:52 PM 13,771 Views 8 Comments

Cronin was nominated for the role of ambassador by Biden in June.

Biden pushes vaccine mandates to boost US economy
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Biden pushes vaccine mandates to boost US economy

Oct 8th 2021, 7:35 AM 15,662 Views 44 Comments

Biden had ruled out mandates in the past but feels the action is now required as almost 70 million Americans remain unvaccinated.

Explainer: Why is Ireland about to raise its corporation tax rate from 12.5% to 15%?
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Explainer: Why is Ireland about to raise its corporation tax rate from 12.5% to 15%?

Oct 7th 2021, 5:40 PM 19,180 Views 23 Comments
  • After months of negotiating, the Government is expected to sign Ireland up to a new 15% global minimum rate of corporation tax.
  • There is considerable uncertainty about what the changes will mean for the Irish economy and public finances.
  • But it could be 2023 or 2024 by the time the new rules are actually implemented.
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