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#US Election

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump is obsessed with 'winning', so what would losing the midterms mean for him? A House Divided

Donald Trump is obsessed with 'winning', so what would losing the midterms mean for him?

Would the US President care, and should he?

From TheJournal.ie Russian Foreign Minister dismisses US election meddling probe as 'blabber' From Russia With Love

Russian Foreign Minister dismisses US election meddling probe as 'blabber'

“So as long as we don’t see facts, everything else is blabber.”

From TheJournal.ie 'There was nothing to hide!': Trump says ex-advisor's actions during transition were 'lawful' Playing It Cool

'There was nothing to hide!': Trump says ex-advisor's actions during transition were 'lawful'

Trump again reiterated that there was “no collusion” with Russia ahead of the US presidential election last year.

From TheJournal.ie 126 million Americans may have seen posts linked to Russian operation during US election Botsmasters

126 million Americans may have seen posts linked to Russian operation during US election

Moscow has denied any attempt to manipulate the US election.

From TheJournal.ie Fake Russian Facebook accounts paid money to stir up race and LGBT issues during US election FAKE NEWS

Fake Russian Facebook accounts paid money to stir up race and LGBT issues during US election

Hundreds of accounts have been identified by the social network as taking out ads during the election.

From TheJournal.ie Trump lashes out over Russia probe after news of grand jury White House Woes

Trump lashes out over Russia probe after news of grand jury

The process could lead to criminal indictments.

From TheJournal.ie Trump says Donald Jr is a 'high quality person' and applauds his 'transparency' on Russian meeting Collusion

Trump says Donald Jr is a 'high quality person' and applauds his 'transparency' on Russian meeting

The FBI are currently investigating whether Trump’s administration aided Russia in their attempts to influence the 2016 US election.

From TheJournal.ie The Russians were 'guided' by Trump team to sabotage election campaign says Hillary Not Letting This Go

The Russians were 'guided' by Trump team to sabotage election campaign says Hillary

Trump hit back at the allegations, using his well-worn “Crooked Hillary” catchphrase.

From TheJournal.ie Canadian judge suspended for wearing Trump cap in court Make Canada Great Again

Canadian judge suspended for wearing Trump cap in court

Bernd Zabel apologised for his “lapse of judgement”.

From TheJournal.ie US intelligence says Putin ordered hacking campaign to help Trump win From Russia With Love

US intelligence says Putin ordered hacking campaign to help Trump win

A new report says the Russian president acted on grudges against the US after being embarrassed by the Panama Papers and the Olympic doping scandal.

From TheJournal.ie John McCain says 'every American should be alarmed' by Russian interference in election Clapper

John McCain says 'every American should be alarmed' by Russian interference in election

The US intelligence community has said Moscow interfered to help Republican Donald Trump win.

From TheJournal.ie 'He's a real danger to the Irish people': 20 letters scorning Enda Kenny for his Trump congratulations Dear Taoiseach

'He's a real danger to the Irish people': 20 letters scorning Enda Kenny for his Trump congratulations

“I know that a great many Irish people feel as I do and are alarmed that your expression of congratulations is made in their name.”

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Would you welcome Trump if he visited Ireland in 2017? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you welcome Trump if he visited Ireland in 2017?

Trump has divided opinion during his presidential campaign – and that hasn’t changed since he won the election.

From TheJournal.ie US comedian alleges he has unreleased footage showing Donald Trump using the 'N-word' and 'C-word' Inauguration

US comedian alleges he has unreleased footage showing Donald Trump using the 'N-word' and 'C-word'

“I have the outtakes to The Apprentice where he says every … offensive, racist thing ever,” Tom Arnold said.

From TheJournal.ie His critics may be hoping for an upset, but US electors are getting ready to anoint Trump The Electoral College

His critics may be hoping for an upset, but US electors are getting ready to anoint Trump

The Electoral College, a peculiarly American institution, appears near-certain tomorrow to select Trump as President.

From TheJournal.ie This is how Facebook plans to crack down on fake news Liked And Shared

This is how Facebook plans to crack down on fake news

The company said it will be focusing on the “worst of the worst” offenders and partnering with outside fact-checkers to sort honest news reports from made up stories.

From TheJournal.ie The man who forgot the US Energy Department existed will be the head of it Rick Perry

The man who forgot the US Energy Department existed will be the head of it

Trump’s choice has close ties to the Texas oil industry and has corporate roles in two petroleum companies.

From TheJournal.ie Obama orders review of hacking during US election campaign The Kremlin

Obama orders review of hacking during US election campaign

The White House said the review is not intended to question the legitimacy of Donald Trump’s victory.

From TheJournal.ie From the All Ireland Final to Chewbacca Mom - here are the most talked about things on Facebook this year Trending

From the All Ireland Final to Chewbacca Mom - here are the most talked about things on Facebook this year

From elections to David Bowie, it has been a busy year for Facebook.

From TheJournal.ie Man who fired rifle inside 'pizzagate' restaurant says he was investigating fake news Washington DC

Man who fired rifle inside 'pizzagate' restaurant says he was investigating fake news

The pizzeria was the subject of a bogus report that alleged it was at the centre of a child sex ring organised by Hillary Clinton.

From TheJournal.ie Why Wisconsin voters who backed Obama jumped ship from Democrat to Republican Wisconsin

Why Wisconsin voters who backed Obama jumped ship from Democrat to Republican

“I went to try and get help and they turned me down. But the Mexicans come in there or any type of Hispanics come there, and they got the help.”

From TheJournal.ie It's the dreaded 'R' word: A recount has officially been requested in Wisconsin Not Over

It's the dreaded 'R' word: A recount has officially been requested in Wisconsin

The Green Party’s Jill Stein has made the request.

From TheJournal.ie Over $2.5 million raised for a US election recount in three swing states It Ain't Over

Over $2.5 million raised for a US election recount in three swing states

Jill Stein’s campaign has cited unspecified “anomalies” in the election and requested a recount in Wisconsin, Pennsylvania and Michigan.

From TheJournal.ie Clinton urged to call for recount in three states amid reports of 'foreign hacking' Not Over Yet

Clinton urged to call for recount in three states amid reports of 'foreign hacking'

A team of academics has also called for a Congressional Investigation into alleged “hacking by foreign powers”.

From TheJournal.ie Trump's blind trust blurs line between business empire and presidential role Tangled Web

Trump's blind trust blurs line between business empire and presidential role

Law experts have cast doubt on the idea that the so-called “blind trust” is actually blind at all – referring to it as a “one-eye-closed-and-one-eye-open trust”.

From TheJournal.ie Enda Kenny has 'no plans' to meet Trump during US trip this month No Enda-vitation

Enda Kenny has 'no plans' to meet Trump during US trip this month

The Taoiseach is to travel to the US at the end of the month.

From TheJournal.ie What exactly are Google and Facebook doing about the spread of fake news? Faking It

What exactly are Google and Facebook doing about the spread of fake news?

The tech giants have faced consistent accusations of affecting the US election since Donald Trump’s victory last week.

From TheJournal.ie 'Racist' 'dangerous' 'unacceptable': What Irish politicians said about Trump before he was elected Before Tuesday

'Racist' 'dangerous' 'unacceptable': What Irish politicians said about Trump before he was elected

Many Irish politiicans have softened their view of the president-elect.

From TheJournal.ie "I - and most pundits - got it wrong about Trump v Clinton" Opinion

"I - and most pundits - got it wrong about Trump v Clinton"

Now that the first shock has abated, TheJournal.ie columnist Larry Donnelly ponders on a world post-Trump victory.

From TheJournal.ie Obama, the media or ambition: what gave rise to Donald Trump's political career? Underdog

Obama, the media or ambition: what gave rise to Donald Trump's political career?

No one gave the idea that Donald Trump might win serious consideration.

From TheJournal.ie 'Fake news had nothing to do with Donald Trump's victory' - Mark Zuckerberg White House 2016

'Fake news had nothing to do with Donald Trump's victory' - Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook’s CEO is adamant that the proliferation of less-than-truthful news had no bearing on the US election result.

From TheJournal.ie Trump and Obama had an "excellent conversation" at the White House today US Election

Trump and Obama had an "excellent conversation" at the White House today

The two men have had a fraught past, with both taking a jab at the other’s track record.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: How did the media miss Trump's majority? Opinion

Opinion: How did the media miss Trump's majority?

It’s Brexit all over again as the Trump victory takes mainstream media publications by surprise, writes Ciaran McCullagh.

From TheJournal.ie Massive delays on Canada's immigration website as Americans seek to flee Trump Presidency

Massive delays on Canada's immigration website as Americans seek to flee

Many celebrities pledged to move north if Trump won, including Breaking Bad actor Bryan Cranston, and singers Cher and Barbra Streisand.

From TheJournal.ie As it happened: The world reacts to Donald Trump's shock victory White House 2016

As it happened: The world reacts to Donald Trump's shock victory

We’ll be taking you through the declaration, the results and the speeches.

From TheJournal.ie How 'protest votes' for Gary Johnson and Jill Stein might have helped Trump Third Party Candidates

How 'protest votes' for Gary Johnson and Jill Stein might have helped Trump

Larry Donnelly tells us why it’s “undemocratic” that the Republican and Democrat parties have a “mutually beneficial stranglehold” on US politics.

From TheJournal.ie Doonbeg 'buzzing' after businessman Donald Trump voted US President Co Clare

Doonbeg 'buzzing' after businessman Donald Trump voted US President

It’s been an eventful morning in the west Co Clare village – with a lot more activity to come.

From TheJournal.ie Muslims, Mexican walls and misogyny allegations: The biggest moments of the US election White House 2016

Muslims, Mexican walls and misogyny allegations: The biggest moments of the US election

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton had many talked-about moments during their campaigns.

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