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'America is ready for takeoff': Joe Biden declares new dawn for US in first address to Congress
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'America is ready for takeoff': Joe Biden declares new dawn for US in first address to Congress

Apr 29th 2021, 7:25 AM 12,771 Views 14 Comments

It was one of the most watched moments of Biden’s presidency.

Larry Donnelly: A quietly excellent first 100 days for Joe Biden
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Larry Donnelly: A quietly excellent first 100 days for Joe Biden

Apr 25th 2021, 8:30 AM 43,081 Views 84 Comments

Our columnist takes a look at the first stages of the Biden and Harris administration.

President Joe Biden to travel to UK and Belgium in June
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President Joe Biden to travel to UK and Belgium in June

Apr 23rd 2021, 4:52 PM 12,855 Views 18 Comments

Biden will attend the G7 Summit in Cornwall before travelling to Brussels for the NATO summit.

US Justice Department to investigate policing in Minneapolis after Floyd verdict
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US Justice Department to investigate policing in Minneapolis after Floyd verdict

Updated Apr 21st 2021, 3:57 PM 26,665 Views 55 Comments

The department is already investigating whether the officers involved violated George Floyd’s civil rights.

Biden administration backs bill to make Washington DC the 51st state
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Biden administration backs bill to make Washington DC the 51st state

Apr 20th 2021, 5:56 PM 20,682 Views 38 Comments

The administration said the people of Washington DC deserve full representation in the US Congress.

Joe Biden to withdraw all US troops from Afghanistan by 11 September
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Joe Biden to withdraw all US troops from Afghanistan by 11 September

Apr 13th 2021, 6:08 PM 13,112 Views 22 Comments

Joe Biden is expected to make the announcement tomorrow.

Joe Biden's dog Major to get private training after two biting incidents
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Joe Biden's dog Major to get private training after two biting incidents

Apr 12th 2021, 3:48 PM 25,501 Views 34 Comments

Last month, the White House confirmed that Major had nipped someone during a walk.

'A 30-year race to the bottom': Why might the Biden global tax plan spell trouble for Ireland's entire economic model?
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'A 30-year race to the bottom': Why might the Biden global tax plan spell trouble for Ireland's entire economic model?

Apr 10th 2021, 7:00 AM 39,991 Views 58 Comments
  • The Biden administration has recommitted the US to global tax reform talks.
  • American wants a 21% global minimum rate of corporation tax.
  • Ireland's famous 12.5% rate looks likely to come under severe pressure.
Biden to restore $235m in US aid to Palestinians, reversing Trump
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Biden to restore $235m in US aid to Palestinians, reversing Trump

Apr 8th 2021, 7:20 AM 13,602 Views 24 Comments

The Palestinian leadership hoped that the aid would mark the start of a concerted effort by Biden to pressure Israel.

China sharply reduces elected seats in Hong Kong legislature during radical overhaul
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China sharply reduces elected seats in Hong Kong legislature during radical overhaul

Mar 30th 2021, 7:30 AM 10,201 Views 24 Comments

The amendments to Hong Kong’s constitution will give Beijing more control over the make-up of the city’s legislature.

North Korea confirms missile tests as Biden warns of response
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North Korea confirms missile tests as Biden warns of response

Mar 26th 2021, 8:58 AM 18,120 Views 32 Comments

Pyongyang is pushing to bolster the country’s military power.

'They left because of what the Brits had been doing': Biden raises Irish ancestry in first press conference
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'They left because of what the Brits had been doing': Biden raises Irish ancestry in first press conference

Mar 25th 2021, 8:53 PM 120,702 Views 140 Comments

Biden has confirmed that he intends to run for re-election in 2024.

North Korea launches suspected ballistic missiles into sea
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North Korea launches suspected ballistic missiles into sea

Mar 25th 2021, 8:12 AM 11,488 Views 32 Comments

US officials played it down as not a violation of UN resolutions.

Joe Biden’s dogs back at White House after banishment ended
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Joe Biden’s dogs back at White House after banishment ended

Mar 25th 2021, 7:26 AM 42,355 Views 27 Comments

One of the canines injured a Secret Service agent and they were sent to Delaware.

Larry Donnelly: From Kennedy to Biden, Irish-American ties remain robust
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Larry Donnelly: From Kennedy to Biden, Irish-American ties remain robust

Mar 21st 2021, 10:30 AM 13,114 Views 25 Comments

In a special week for Ireland, our Boston-born columnist looks at the strength of ties between the two countries.

Taoiseach says US won't know until summer whether it can help Ireland with vaccine supplies
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Taoiseach says US won't know until summer whether it can help Ireland with vaccine supplies

Mar 17th 2021, 8:16 PM 40,721 Views 74 Comments

Micheál Martin was speaking after his virtual St Patrick’s Day meeting with US President Biden.

Joe Biden says Andrew Cuomo should resign if probe proves allegations
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Joe Biden says Andrew Cuomo should resign if probe proves allegations

Mar 17th 2021, 8:07 AM 13,633 Views 12 Comments

The president’s language has shifted after he recently declined an opportunity to join other Democrats in calling for Cuomo’s resignation.

Foreign hackers did not disrupt US presidential election despite efforts from Iran and Russia, report says
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Foreign hackers did not disrupt US presidential election despite efforts from Iran and Russia, report says

Mar 16th 2021, 10:15 PM 16,299 Views 37 Comments

The Office of the Director of National Intelligence said there was no changing of ballots or altering of the voting process.

Kim Jong Un’s sister criticises US and South Korea for holding military exercises
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Kim Jong Un’s sister criticises US and South Korea for holding military exercises

Mar 16th 2021, 7:09 AM 15,798 Views 28 Comments

Kim Yo Jong warned Washington against further provocations if it wants a ‘good night’s sleep for the next four years’.

Biden declines to join other Democrats in calling for Cuomo resignation
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Biden declines to join other Democrats in calling for Cuomo resignation

Mar 15th 2021, 8:57 AM 18,195 Views 24 Comments

Several leading Democrats have urged New York’s governor to quit over allegations of sexual harassment which he denies.

Here are Taoiseach Micheál Martin's three-day virtual St Patrick's Day plans with the US
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Here are Taoiseach Micheál Martin's three-day virtual St Patrick's Day plans with the US

Mar 13th 2021, 12:58 PM 26,763 Views 68 Comments

The Taoiseach’s St Patrick’s Day programme will begin on Monday, 15 March.

Biden says all US adults to be eligible for Covid jab from 1 May in national address
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Biden says all US adults to be eligible for Covid jab from 1 May in national address

Mar 12th 2021, 7:02 AM 10,492 Views 14 Comments

In an address to the nation last night, Biden said Americans may have a “truly special” independence day this year.

US Congress approves Covid-19 relief package, giving green light to stimulus checks of up to $1,400
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US Congress approves Covid-19 relief package, giving green light to stimulus checks of up to $1,400

Mar 10th 2021, 8:10 PM 8,496 Views 25 Comments

The $1.9 trillion plan was approved today in the US.

Larry Donnelly: 'Give me liberty or give me death' - Why Biden's Covid message is falling on millions of deaf ears
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Larry Donnelly: 'Give me liberty or give me death' - Why Biden's Covid message is falling on millions of deaf ears

Mar 7th 2021, 10:30 AM 34,180 Views 51 Comments

Amid vaccine optimism, Biden’s tone of caution is not mirrored by the actions of a number of state governors, writes Larry Donnelly.

Germany to begin easing Covid curbs as Biden slams 'Neanderthal' restriction lifting in US
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Germany to begin easing Covid curbs as Biden slams 'Neanderthal' restriction lifting in US

Mar 4th 2021, 8:37 AM 38,071 Views 7 Comments

Germany’s relaxations will happen gradually and many of the current restrictions will remain until 28 March.

Biden vows there will be enough vaccine for all US adults by end of May
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Biden vows there will be enough vaccine for all US adults by end of May

Mar 3rd 2021, 7:02 AM 10,677 Views 20 Comments

Teachers are to be prioritised.

'Do you miss me yet?': Trump hits familiar notes and hints at 2024 run in first post-presidential speech
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'Do you miss me yet?': Trump hits familiar notes and hints at 2024 run in first post-presidential speech

Mar 1st 2021, 6:56 AM 39,590 Views 68 Comments

Trump had a message for the Republicans who voted to impeach and convict him: “Get rid of them all”.

'We're halfway there': Biden says US on course for 100 million Covid jabs in his first 100 days
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'We're halfway there': Biden says US on course for 100 million Covid jabs in his first 100 days

Feb 26th 2021, 2:48 PM 10,496 Views 8 Comments

The US President said that plans are in place to roll out the Johnson & Johnson vaccine as soon as it becomes available.

US to publish report today claiming Saudi crown prince was responsible for Jamal Khashoggi murder
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US to publish report today claiming Saudi crown prince was responsible for Jamal Khashoggi murder

Feb 26th 2021, 7:56 AM 11,405 Views 14 Comments

President Donald Trump had avoided making the report public, which was completed a month after the murder in October 2018.

US bombs sites in Syria used by Iran-backed militia
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US bombs sites in Syria used by Iran-backed militia

Feb 26th 2021, 7:10 AM 20,331 Views 56 Comments

The airstrike was the first military action undertaken by the Biden administration.

Biden revokes Trump orders on ‘anarchist’ cities and more
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Biden revokes Trump orders on ‘anarchist’ cities and more

Feb 25th 2021, 6:45 AM 30,612 Views 32 Comments

The 46th president has been undoing dozens of Trump orders since taking office.

Two more Biden cabinet nominees confirmed, but another pick faces mounting opposition
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Two more Biden cabinet nominees confirmed, but another pick faces mounting opposition

Feb 23rd 2021, 10:41 PM 26,807 Views 13 Comments

While Biden’s key nominees like secretary of state and and defence have been confirmed, his cabinet remains less than half full.

Biden's attorney general pick vows to vigorously prosecute Capitol attackers
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Biden's attorney general pick vows to vigorously prosecute Capitol attackers

Feb 21st 2021, 7:35 AM 20,664 Views 5 Comments

Judge Garland says he wants to remove the taint of political interference left behind by Donald Trump.

A virtual shamrock ceremony? Taoiseach says details of Biden meeting still being ironed out
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A virtual shamrock ceremony? Taoiseach says details of Biden meeting still being ironed out

Feb 20th 2021, 6:00 PM 15,818 Views 41 Comments

The tradition began back in 1956 and has become an annual fixture in more recent decades.

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Iran to host UN nuclear watchdog chief ahead of sanctions deadline

Feb 20th 2021, 10:49 AM 6,612 Views 3 Comments

It comes in wake of Joe Biden’s call for European allies to work together and curb Iran’s “destabilising” activities.

No more delays, pledges Biden as US officially returns to Paris climate accord
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No more delays, pledges Biden as US officially returns to Paris climate accord

Feb 19th 2021, 9:20 PM 9,740 Views 8 Comments

Donald Trump’s removal of the US from the worldwide global climate pact stood for only 107 days.

Biden won't host foreign leaders at White House for 'a couple of months', spokesperson says
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Biden won't host foreign leaders at White House for 'a couple of months', spokesperson says

Feb 16th 2021, 7:40 PM 21,753 Views 23 Comments

It was confirmed last week that the Taoiseach won’t be travelling to the White House for St Patrick’s Day.

White House aide resigns after threatening reporter
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White House aide resigns after threatening reporter

Feb 14th 2021, 3:20 PM 34,695 Views 23 Comments

TJ Ducklo said he was “devastated to have embarrassed and disappointed my White House colleagues and President Biden”.

White House declines to say if there is a St Patrick's Day invite for the Taoiseach
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White House declines to say if there is a St Patrick's Day invite for the Taoiseach

Updated Feb 11th 2021, 7:29 PM 49,057 Views 201 Comments

The Taoiseach has said he would go if an in-person meeting was planned.

Trump's second impeachment trial to begin today
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Trump's second impeachment trial to begin today

Updated Feb 9th 2021, 2:51 PM 15,489 Views 19 Comments

The trial is set to begin at 6pm Irish time.

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