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From TheJournal.ie US to send $100 million worth of medical supplies to Italy and other European countries, says Trump Covid19

US to send $100 million worth of medical supplies to Italy and other European countries, says Trump

New York mayor Andrew Cuomo has warned the city was running out of essential equipment like ventilators.

From TheJournal.ie Trump says coronavirus death rate in US likely to peak in two weeks' time Coronavirus

Trump says coronavirus death rate in US likely to peak in two weeks' time

The US president also extended “social distancing” guidelines until 30 April.

From TheJournal.ie Trump rolls back on proposal to quarantine New York and other states with coronavirus 'hotspots' Covid19

Trump rolls back on proposal to quarantine New York and other states with coronavirus 'hotspots'

It was unclear if Trump had the power to issue the quarantine order.

From TheJournal.ie Trump signs off on $2.2 trillion rescue package as Covid-19 cases reach over 100,000 in the US Washington

Trump signs off on $2.2 trillion rescue package as Covid-19 cases reach over 100,000 in the US

Trump’s signature brings an end to a dramatic, weeklong legislative saga on Capitol Hill.

From TheJournal.ie 'Just relax, stay home': The US now has more Covid-19 cases than either China or Italy Coronavirus

'Just relax, stay home': The US now has more Covid-19 cases than either China or Italy

Over 83,000 people in the US have tested positive for Covid-19.

From TheJournal.ie US Senate and White House reach agreement on $2 trillion Covid-19 rescue package Rescue Plan

US Senate and White House reach agreement on $2 trillion Covid-19 rescue package

The deal will see a sweep of new measures to provide Americans with healthcare and business supports.

From TheJournal.ie Locals fear Trump may pull out of Doonbeg after planning permission denied for coastal wall at golf course An Bord Pleanála

Locals fear Trump may pull out of Doonbeg after planning permission denied for coastal wall at golf course

Independent Clare TD Michael McNamara stated that he was “very concerned” over the An Bord Pleanála’s decision.

From TheJournal.ie Coronavirus: Deaths grow in Europe as Germany says vaccine is not for sale to Trump International

Coronavirus: Deaths grow in Europe as Germany says vaccine is not for sale to Trump

The number of deaths in Spain and Italy jumped yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Trump denies any knowledge of Russian efforts to help his opponent in US presidential election US Elections 2020

Trump denies any knowledge of Russian efforts to help his opponent in US presidential election

Trump accused the Democratic chairman of the House Intelligence Committee of leaking election security information

From TheJournal.ie Trump pardons former governor who was jailed for selling Barack Obama's seat in the Senate Rod Blagojevich

Trump pardons former governor who was jailed for selling Barack Obama's seat in the Senate

The clemency actions have sparked claims that Trump may pardon more high-profile convicts.

From TheJournal.ie Prosecutors quit after being overruled in case of Trump aide Roger Stone Resigned

Prosecutors quit after being overruled in case of Trump aide Roger Stone

The Justice Department had overruled lawyers’ prison time request following an intervention by the president.

From TheJournal.ie 'It was evil, corrupt, it was dirty cops': Trump goes on hour-long 'tirade' after his impeachment acquittal Acquitted

'It was evil, corrupt, it was dirty cops': Trump goes on hour-long 'tirade' after his impeachment acquittal

Trump addressed a friendly crowd who applauded during multiple parts of his speech.

From TheJournal.ie Trump refuses to shake Pelosi's hand, then she rips up his speech State Of The Union This post contains videos

Trump refuses to shake Pelosi's hand, then she rips up his speech

The US President declared America is “stronger than ever before” in his State of the Union address.

From TheJournal.ie Iowa to vote for Democrat they want to challenge Trump in presidential election US Elections 2020

Iowa to vote for Democrat they want to challenge Trump in presidential election

Former VP Joe Biden and Vermont Senator Bernie sanders are the frontrunners.

From TheJournal.ie Trump takes shots at Democratic rivals during pre-Super Bowl show US Elections 2020

Trump takes shots at Democratic rivals during pre-Super Bowl show

Trump went through most of the major candidates one by one hurling insults.

From TheJournal.ie Senate rejects witnesses in Trump trial, all but ensuring his acquittal Impeachment

Senate rejects witnesses in Trump trial, all but ensuring his acquittal

The Democrats had wanted testimony from John Bolton.

From TheJournal.ie Top Republican admits they may fail to block former Trump ally's potentially explosive testimony Impeachment

Top Republican admits they may fail to block former Trump ally's potentially explosive testimony

The defence in the Trump impeachment trial closed their initial arguments yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Trump swept up by 'completely bogus' Ukraine theory, Democratic House prosecutors say Impeachment

Trump swept up by 'completely bogus' Ukraine theory, Democratic House prosecutors say

The Democrats are continuing to push their impeachment case against the President in the Senate.

From TheJournal.ie Democrats focus on Trump’s ‘dangerous’ abuse on second day of impeachment trial Ukraine

Democrats focus on Trump’s ‘dangerous’ abuse on second day of impeachment trial

“The president’s conduct is wrong. It is illegal. It is dangerous,” Jerrold Nadler said.

From TheJournal.ie US Senate leader backs down on proposed impeachment trial rules after backlash Ukraine This post contains videos

US Senate leader backs down on proposed impeachment trial rules after backlash

Donald Trump has denounced the proceedings as “a total hoax”.

From TheJournal.ie Trump impeachment: White House 'violated law' by freezing Ukraine aid, non-partisan watchdog says Military Aid

Trump impeachment: White House 'violated law' by freezing Ukraine aid, non-partisan watchdog says

The damning assessment comes ahead of the Senate’s impeachment hearing getting under way next week.

From TheJournal.ie Trump boasts that Soleimani got 'American justice' as House vote to curb his military moves in Iran Fallout

Trump boasts that Soleimani got 'American justice' as House vote to curb his military moves in Iran

Trump said he had no plans to take further military action.

From TheJournal.ie A 'least worst' and 'carefully calculated' tactic: Why Iran chose to carry out this morning's strikes on bases housing US troops Iraq

A 'least worst' and 'carefully calculated' tactic: Why Iran chose to carry out this morning's strikes on bases housing US troops

Trump has said that new economic sanctions will be imposed on Iran after the strike this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Iran's shrewdest retaliation for Soleimani assassination is political, not military Soleimani

Opinion: Iran's shrewdest retaliation for Soleimani assassination is political, not military

Tehran will want to ensure its response does not bring further cost to the nation, writes Scott Lucas, Professor of International Politics.

From TheJournal.ie Varadkar: Irish government 'concerned for escalation of tensions in the Middle East' Crisis

Varadkar: Irish government 'concerned for escalation of tensions in the Middle East'

Crowds, estimated to be in the millions, gathered for the funeral of Soleimani today.

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump says ‘reign of terror’ is over after Iranian general killed Reinforcements

Donald Trump says ‘reign of terror’ is over after Iranian general killed

The air strike ordered by President Donald Trump in Iraq’s capital Baghdad killed General Qassem Soleimani.

From TheJournal.ie Pompeo to travel to Ukraine later this week ahead of Trump's impeachment trial Mike Pompeo

Pompeo to travel to Ukraine later this week ahead of Trump's impeachment trial

The trip will make Pompeo the most senior US official to visit Kiev since the scandal erupted.

From TheJournal.ie White House warns North Korea about sending a 'Christmas gift' Trump

White House warns North Korea about sending a 'Christmas gift'

Talks about denuclearisation on the Korean peninsula have been deadlocked since earlier this year.

From TheJournal.ie Trump to hold first 2020 rally in Ohio as McConnell says he's not ruling out witnesses in Senate trial Impeachment

Trump to hold first 2020 rally in Ohio as McConnell says he's not ruling out witnesses in Senate trial

Ohio, once an extremely competitive swing state, has trended more towards voting Republican in recent years.

From TheJournal.ie US moved to freeze Ukraine aid 90 minutes after Trump's phone call with Zelensky Internal Emails

US moved to freeze Ukraine aid 90 minutes after Trump's phone call with Zelensky

Trump is accused of withholding $400 million in assistance to Ukraine to push Kiev to investigate his political rival, Joe Biden.

From TheJournal.ie Pelosi says Trump gave Democrats 'no choice' as House heads for historic impeachment vote Impeachment

Pelosi says Trump gave Democrats 'no choice' as House heads for historic impeachment vote

The US President has this evening accused Democrats of waging an “assault on America”.

From TheJournal.ie Trump says Salem 'witches' were better treated than he has been in impeachment process Impeachment

Trump says Salem 'witches' were better treated than he has been in impeachment process

In a letter sent on the eve of his expected impeachment, the US President has maintained that he did nothing wrong.

From TheJournal.ie Impeachment: 658-page report accuses Trump of 'criminal' conduct and bribery Impeachment

Impeachment: 658-page report accuses Trump of 'criminal' conduct and bribery

This comes days ahead of a House vote on impeaching Trump for abuse of office and obstruction of Congress.

From TheJournal.ie US Supreme Court agrees to hear cases next year over release of Trump's tax returns Financial Records

US Supreme Court agrees to hear cases next year over release of Trump's tax returns

Trump has been seeking to block access to his tax returns and other financial records in lawsuits.

From TheJournal.ie Articles of impeachment against Trump approved by House of Reps committee Impeachment

Articles of impeachment against Trump approved by House of Reps committee

The president is set to face charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.

From TheJournal.ie China says it has reached 'phase one' trade deal with the US Phase One

China says it has reached 'phase one' trade deal with the US

The deal includes a progressive rollback of tariffs and the protection of intellectual property rights.

From TheJournal.ie 'Chill Greta': Trump mocks Thunberg after she was named Time's Person of the Year Twitter Spat

'Chill Greta': Trump mocks Thunberg after she was named Time's Person of the Year

In response, Thunberg changed her Twitter bio to read “Currently chilling”.

From TheJournal.ie Democrats claim 'overwhelming' evidence as they unveil two articles of impeachment against Trump Impeachment

Democrats claim 'overwhelming' evidence as they unveil two articles of impeachment against Trump

The charges stem from the president’s pressure on Ukraine to investigate his political rivals.

From TheJournal.ie Trump warns Kim Jong Un had 'everything' to lose through hostility towards US Weapons Test

Trump warns Kim Jong Un had 'everything' to lose through hostility towards US

This comes as Pyongyang said it had carried out a major new weapons test.

From TheJournal.ie What comes next in the Trump impeachment inquiry? Explainer

What comes next in the Trump impeachment inquiry?

Trump is likely to face at least three articles of impeachment.

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