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From TheJournal.ie 'It is what keeps me awake at night': Irish fears rise as migrants are detained in the US Detention

'It is what keeps me awake at night': Irish fears rise as migrants are detained in the US

Undocumented Irish woman Ali is living in limbo in the US.

From TheJournal.ie Storm Barry is now a hurricane, as it hurtles towards Louisiana's coast Emergency

Storm Barry is now a hurricane, as it hurtles towards Louisiana's coast

The Mississippi River is currently at 17 feet – just below flood range.

From TheJournal.ie Britain's ambassador to the US resigns following Trump row Diplomacy

Britain's ambassador to the US resigns following Trump row

Leaked documents recently revealed Sir Kim Darroch had described the US president as “inept” and “dysfunctional”.

From TheJournal.ie Johnson evades question on British ambassador to US, as Hunt pledges to keep him SIR KIM DARROCH

Johnson evades question on British ambassador to US, as Hunt pledges to keep him

Hunt said that Donald Trump’s comments on Theresa May were “disrespectful and wrong”.

From TheJournal.ie Trump says migrant detention centres will be opened up to visits by journalists Border

Trump says migrant detention centres will be opened up to visits by journalists

His comments come after reports over the weekend described one centre in Texas as filled with hundreds of children wearing filthy clothes.

From The42 As it happened: USA v Netherlands, Women's World Cup final Liveblog

As it happened: USA v Netherlands, Women's World Cup final

USA faced Netherlands in women’s football’s biggest game.

From The42 As it happened: England v USA, World Cup Semi-Final Minute-by-Minute This post contains a poll

As it happened: England v USA, World Cup Semi-Final

The defending champions have booked their place in the decider but they were pushed all the way.

From TheJournal.ie 'Back on track': China and US agree to restart trade talks Negotiations

'Back on track': China and US agree to restart trade talks

Washington has committed not to impose any new tariffs on Beijing’s exports.

From TheJournal.ie 'We seem to get along': Trump invites Kim to meet for handshake at demilitarised zone North Korea

'We seem to get along': Trump invites Kim to meet for handshake at demilitarised zone

The US president also said he would have no problem stepping over the border into North Korea if he meets the country’s leader.

From The42 As it happened: France v USA, World Cup quarter-final Liveblog This post contains a poll

As it happened: France v USA, World Cup quarter-final

France faced USA with a place in the final four up for grabs.

From TheJournal.ie US launched 'cyber-attack' on Iran weapons systems in response to drone downing Middle East

US launched 'cyber-attack' on Iran weapons systems in response to drone downing

The attack crippled computers used to control rocket and missile launches, according to the Washington Post.

From TheJournal.ie Airlines reroute flights near Iranian strait but Dublin-Gulf flights remain unaffected Strait Of Hormuz

Airlines reroute flights near Iranian strait but Dublin-Gulf flights remain unaffected

The changes come amid heightened tensions in the region.

From TheJournal.ie 'A moral imperative' Divisive slavery reparations hearing takes place in the US CONGRESSIONAL HEARING

'A moral imperative' Divisive slavery reparations hearing takes place in the US

The idea that the descendants of US slaves should be compensated has proven controversial.

From TheJournal.ie Say hello to Ambassador Crawford, now officially the United States' new man in Ireland TED Talks

Say hello to Ambassador Crawford, now officially the United States' new man in Ireland

Until now, the role has been vacant for the entirety of Donald Trump’s presidency

From TheJournal.ie Gulf of Oman attacks: US says video shows Iran removing mine from oil tanker Middle East

Gulf of Oman attacks: US says video shows Iran removing mine from oil tanker

Iran has denied any involvement in yesterday’s attacks.

From TheJournal.ie White House press secretary Sarah Sanders to step down from role United States

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders to step down from role

The president tweeted the news evening.

From TheJournal.ie US accuses Iran of being behind attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf Strait Of Hormuz

US accuses Iran of being behind attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf

The suspected attacks come amid spiralling tensions between Tehran and Washington.

From TheJournal.ie 'I was in disguise as an American tourist': The woman who egged Richard Nixon in 1970 Nixon In Dublin

'I was in disguise as an American tourist': The woman who egged Richard Nixon in 1970

Nixon’s motorcade was making its way through Dublin when it was egged three times.

From TheJournal.ie Trump suspends tariffs against Mexico after 11th-hour migration deal Border

Trump suspends tariffs against Mexico after 11th-hour migration deal

Mexico has agreed to expand its policy of taking back migrants from Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador as their asylum claims are processed.

From TheJournal.ie Legendary New Orleans blues pianist Dr John dies at 77 RIP

Legendary New Orleans blues pianist Dr John dies at 77

The Grammy award winning musician has been described today as a “radiant singer, songwriter, and pianist”.

From TheJournal.ie Trump, Macron, May all to attend ceremonies in Normandy to mark 75 years since D-Day Ceremony

Trump, Macron, May all to attend ceremonies in Normandy to mark 75 years since D-Day

D-Day is seen by many as one of the great symbols of transatlantic cooperation.

From TheJournal.ie US jury orders wife of Seán Dunne to pay €18 million to bankruptcy trustee Courts

US jury orders wife of Seán Dunne to pay €18 million to bankruptcy trustee

The unanimous decision from the 10-person jury was the result of a five-week civil trial.

From TheJournal.ie A respectful welcome - but no pomp and circumstance: What to expect from the Trump visit Doonbeg

A respectful welcome - but no pomp and circumstance: What to expect from the Trump visit

Trump will arrive in Shannon Airport later today.

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump says the UK should send in Nigel Farage to handle Brexit negotiations State Visit

Donald Trump says the UK should send in Nigel Farage to handle Brexit negotiations

Trump also said the UK should send in Nigel Farage to negotiate.

From TheJournal.ie 'He's not welcome here': Major security operation planned as protests to take place during Trump visit Peace Camp

'He's not welcome here': Major security operation planned as protests to take place during Trump visit

Local protest groups will set up a camp close to Shannon Airport for the duration of the US President’s trip.

From TheJournal.ie Eleven people killed in shooting at government building in Virginia United States

Eleven people killed in shooting at government building in Virginia

The gunman, a longtime public utilities employee, was also killed.

From TheJournal.ie Trump announces US to hit Mexico with tariffs on 'all goods' from next weekend Import Tariffs

Trump announces US to hit Mexico with tariffs on 'all goods' from next weekend

Mexico’s top diplomat for North America described the move as “disastrous”.

From TheJournal.ie Louisiana lawmakers pass controversial 'heartbeat' abortion ban Louisiana

Louisiana lawmakers pass controversial 'heartbeat' abortion ban

Restrictions passed by a number of US States recently are expected to be blocked in lower courts and eventually appealed to the Supreme Court.

From TheJournal.ie US judge blocks Mississippi's 'heartbeat' abortion ban United States

US judge blocks Mississippi's 'heartbeat' abortion ban

The bill banning abortion where a heartbeat is detectable was passed in March.

From TheJournal.ie Wisconsin man sentenced to life in prison for kidnapping 13-year-old and killing her parents Wisconsin

Wisconsin man sentenced to life in prison for kidnapping 13-year-old and killing her parents

Jake Patterson (21) pleaded guilty to two counts of intentional homicide and one count of kidnapping.

From TheJournal.ie Composting of human bodies now legal in Washington Recomposition

Composting of human bodies now legal in Washington

The bill was signed in a bid to cut carbon emissions from burials and cremations.

From TheJournal.ie US delays Huawei ban for up to 90 days, while founder says the firm 'can't be isolated' Tech

US delays Huawei ban for up to 90 days, while founder says the firm 'can't be isolated'

The founder of the Chinese technology giant has said that it “can’t be isolated”.

From TheJournal.ie The Explainer: Why are so many US states tightening abortion laws right now? Podcast

The Explainer: Why are so many US states tightening abortion laws right now?

With a Supreme Court dominated by conservatives and a pro-life president, this type of shift in abortion legislation had been expected for some time – so what happens now?

From TheJournal.ie Trump says he's 'strongly pro-life' but supports abortion in cases of rape, incest and protecting life of mother Abortion

Trump says he's 'strongly pro-life' but supports abortion in cases of rape, incest and protecting life of mother

Trump’s comments come after several US states passed tough new restrictions on abortions.

From TheJournal.ie Trump announces plans for 'merit-based' immigration policy plan Immigration

Trump announces plans for 'merit-based' immigration policy plan

The immigration reforms would be the first major change to the system in decades.

From TheJournal.ie Man (26) who reported Texas girl missing arrested in her disappearance Maleah Davis

Man (26) who reported Texas girl missing arrested in her disappearance

Derion Vence, who is the former fiancé of the girl’s mother, was arrested near Houston yesterday.

From The42 PSG teenager Tim Weah cuts short Celtic loan Transfer News

PSG teenager Tim Weah cuts short Celtic loan

With the U20 World Cup approaching, the United States striker has opted to leave the Scottish champions early.

From TheJournal.ie Whistleblower Chelsea Manning released from US prison Freed

Whistleblower Chelsea Manning released from US prison

Manning was jailed in early March for refusing to testify in a grand jury investigation .

From TheJournal.ie Fake heiress who conned New York's elite sentenced to up to 12 years in prison Scam

Fake heiress who conned New York's elite sentenced to up to 12 years in prison

Ana Sorokin traveled free of charge on private jets and lived for months at luxury hotels without paying the bill.

From TheJournal.ie US more than doubles tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods Trade War

US more than doubles tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods

China has pledged “necessary countermeasures” to the 25% tariffs.

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