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From TheJournal.ie White House: Donald Trump supports move to strengthen gun background checks Safety Checks

White House: Donald Trump supports move to strengthen gun background checks

Trump has come under intensifying pressure to act after 17 people were killed last week.

From TheJournal.ie FBI has 'grave concerns' over Trump plan to release controversial memo Russia Investigation

FBI has 'grave concerns' over Trump plan to release controversial memo

The four-page memo suggests that the Justice Department and the FBI abused their power.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Has Donald Trump been a good president for the US? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Has Donald Trump been a good president for the US?

Trump has historically low approval ratings but a fiercely loyal base.

From TheJournal.ie Giant crowds expected at second anti-Trump Women's March On The Rally

Giant crowds expected at second anti-Trump Women's March

The first march took place last year, the day after Trump’s inauguration.

From TheJournal.ie This young scientist had to explain Bitcoin to Michael D Higgins Crypto

This young scientist had to explain Bitcoin to Michael D Higgins

Turns out the President was up to speed on cryptocurrency.

From TheJournal.ie Cyril Ramaphosa wins South Africa's ANC presidential election Election

Cyril Ramaphosa wins South Africa's ANC presidential election

The African National Congress has ruled in South Africa since 1994.

This man’s quest to find out about Michael D’s mysterious dog led to a lovely letter from the Áras

He’s “notoriously difficult to photograph as he is always moving”.

From TheJournal.ie Trump formally backs multiple sex assault accused Roy Moore Alabama

Trump formally backs multiple sex assault accused Roy Moore

Trump had previously characterised the allegations against Moore as “very troubling” before changing tack.

From The42 New hurling competition to be named after Galway All-Ireland winner and ex-GAA President Joe McDonagh
From TheJournal.ie Gerry Adams will not stand for Irish presidency Gerry Says No

Gerry Adams will not stand for Irish presidency

Adams will not stand for election in the next Dáíl either.

From TheJournal.ie Trump says he will end the green card lottery in response to the New York City attack Diversity Programme

Trump says he will end the green card lottery in response to the New York City attack

The move could spell the end to the US immigration hopes of millions of people around the world.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should President Higgins announce if he's seeking a second term? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should President Higgins announce if he's seeking a second term?

Michael D Higgins hasn’t clarified his intentions yet.

From TheJournal.ie Obama and Bush both take aim at 'bigotry' of Trump era Former Presidents

Obama and Bush both take aim at 'bigotry' of Trump era

“Our politics seems more vulnerable to conspiracy theories and outright fabrication,” George W Bush said.

From TheJournal.ie Michael D Higgins says Australian democracy has 'distinctive Irish influence' Emigration

Michael D Higgins says Australian democracy has 'distinctive Irish influence'

Over 90,000 Irish-born people live in Australia.

From TheJournal.ie Higgins compares today's refugees with those who left Ireland during the Famine Speech

Higgins compares today's refugees with those who left Ireland during the Famine

President Higgins is on the third day of his week-long State visit to Australia.

From TheJournal.ie Most people want Michael D Higgins to serve a second term as President Staying At The áras

Most people want Michael D Higgins to serve a second term as President

Higgins has hinted he may seek to remain in office, despite previously ruling out a second term.

From TheJournal.ie Trump: Las Vegas shooting was 'an act of pure evil' Las Vegas

Trump: Las Vegas shooting was 'an act of pure evil'

The US president addressed the nation following the worst mass shooting in modern US history.

From TheJournal.ie Trump says a US strike on North Korea 'would be devastating' Strong Words

Trump says a US strike on North Korea 'would be devastating'

Trump blamed previous US presidents for failing to deal with the North Korean threat.

From TheJournal.ie Over 75% of people want Michael D to serve a second term as president Ireland Thinks

Over 75% of people want Michael D to serve a second term as president

Last week, the president said he “is not ruling out” running for a second term next year.

From TheJournal.ie Barack Obama is delivering speeches on Wall St for $400,000 Cashing In

Barack Obama is delivering speeches on Wall St for $400,000

The former US president will appear tomorrow before a who’s who of the US healthcare industry.

From TheJournal.ie President Higgins says homeless people are deprived of freedom and a sense of belonging Growing Crisis

President Higgins says homeless people are deprived of freedom and a sense of belonging

Michael D Higgins has shared his thoughts on the impact of homelessness.

From The42 Dembele's Barca presentation marred by jeers and calls for president to resign Mixed Reception

Dembele's Barca presentation marred by jeers and calls for president to resign

The 20-year-old became the second most expensive player ever after completing a €105 million deal.

From The42 China U20 team to start playing in German league Changes

China U20 team to start playing in German league

The senior national team has long been an embarrassment to the country and are currently ranked down in 77th in the Fifa world rankings.

From TheJournal.ie 'Running for president of Ireland is not something I would do willy-nilly, but we need a contest' Hat In The Ring

'Running for president of Ireland is not something I would do willy-nilly, but we need a contest'

Michael D Higgins has refused to rule out the possibility of a second run for Áras an Uachtaráin.

From TheJournal.ie Murdered official's identity used to 'hack Kenyan election results' Uhuru Kenyatta

Murdered official's identity used to 'hack Kenyan election results'

The leader of the country’s opposition coalition has made serious allegations about the vote.

From TheJournal.ie Here's the new White House comms guy that Sean Spicer resigned over Anthony Scaramucci

Here's the new White House comms guy that Sean Spicer resigned over

Anthony Scaramucci called Spicer “a true American patriot” and says he hopes he’ll “make a tremendous amount of money”.

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump had a second meeting with Vladimir Putin that no-one knew about Clandestine

Donald Trump had a second meeting with Vladimir Putin that no-one knew about

It has emerged that the two spoke at a dinner on the final night of the recent G20 summit.

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump offers help to baby whose life support is to be switched off Charlie Gard

Donald Trump offers help to baby whose life support is to be switched off

Charlie Gard’s parents want to take him to the US for an experimental treatment – which the courts have repeatedly ruled against.

From TheJournal.ie Anti-racism campaigners say opening of pig farm at ex-Nazi camp is a "grave offence" Lety

Anti-racism campaigners say opening of pig farm at ex-Nazi camp is a "grave offence"

The Czech leader is under fire for supporting the movie.

From TheJournal.ie Tight security as Hong Kong celebrates 20 years since British handover China In Your Hands

Tight security as Hong Kong celebrates 20 years since British handover

Demonstrators gathered in one area chanting: “End one-party dictatorship.”

From TheJournal.ie Máire Whelan officially appointed to the Court of Appeal Attorney General

Máire Whelan officially appointed to the Court of Appeal

President Higgins made the appointment official at a ceremony in Áras an Uachtaráin this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Once again, Donald Trump's travel ban has been rejected by the courts Banning The Ban

Once again, Donald Trump's travel ban has been rejected by the courts

The ban has been rejected twice before – once in January and again in March.

From TheJournal.ie Time to cancel Trump's state visit says London Mayor Not Welcome

Time to cancel Trump's state visit says London Mayor

Sadiq Khan last night said it did not make sense to welcome a president ‘whose policies go against everything we stand for’.

From TheJournal.ie 'Make our planet great again': World leaders attack Trump for pulling out of climate deal We'll Handle This

'Make our planet great again': World leaders attack Trump for pulling out of climate deal

French president Emmanuel Macron led the worldwide condemnation of Trump’s decision.

From TheJournal.ie Top Republican writes to FBI for all details of communications between Comey and Trump Russia Investigation

Top Republican writes to FBI for all details of communications between Comey and Trump

The US president is under fire over reports he asked Comey to halt an investigation.

From TheJournal.ie Trump threatens to shut down daily press briefings 'for the sake of accuracy' Media

Trump threatens to shut down daily press briefings 'for the sake of accuracy'

Trump’s statements, through a tweet and later television interview, threaten a Washington institution.

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

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

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