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From TheJournal.ie Magic mushrooms, flags, wolves and weed: Americans will be voting on all sorts on Tuesday No On 24

Magic mushrooms, flags, wolves and weed: Americans will be voting on all sorts on Tuesday

It’s not just the presidency that’s to be decided.

From TheJournal.ie 'I can’t believe we pulled this off': Nasa craft lands on asteroid to collect rubble as part of rare space mission Bennu

'I can’t believe we pulled this off': Nasa craft lands on asteroid to collect rubble as part of rare space mission

Only Japan has previously collected asteroid samples.

From TheJournal.ie US government sues Google over its 'illegal monopoly' on internet search and advertising services Tech

US government sues Google over its 'illegal monopoly' on internet search and advertising services

The case is one of the country’s biggest antitrust lawsuits in decades.

From TheJournal.ie First Covid-19 reinfection in US confirmed by researchers Coronavirus

First Covid-19 reinfection in US confirmed by researchers

A 25-year-old man with no known immune disorders or underlying conditions was infected with Covid-19 on two separate occasions.

From TheJournal.ie Trump's Supreme Court nominee to tell US senators that judges should not decide policy Amy Coney Barrett

Trump's Supreme Court nominee to tell US senators that judges should not decide policy

Amy Coney Barrett will be quizzed by senators tomorrow, weeks out from the US election.

From TheJournal.ie Trump’s doctors say he has been treated with steroid for drop in oxygen level but overall is improving Walter Reed

Trump’s doctors say he has been treated with steroid for drop in oxygen level but overall is improving

Trump’s oxygen levels have dipped at least twice over the last several days, his doctors have said.

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump only doing a 'little' debate prep ahead of first clash with Joe Biden US

Donald Trump only doing a 'little' debate prep ahead of first clash with Joe Biden

Joe Biden will face off against Donald Trump for the first time.

From TheJournal.ie Global Covid-19 death toll passes one million - but the true figure is likely higher Nine Months

Global Covid-19 death toll passes one million - but the true figure is likely higher

The US has so far recorded the most deaths from the virus.

From TheJournal.ie Five things we've learned about Donald Trump's tax affairs Tax Returns

Five things we've learned about Donald Trump's tax affairs

The US President has been waging a legal battle to keep his tax returns hidden, but the New York Times has published details.

From TheJournal.ie TikTok: US judge temporarily blocks ban on popular app Social Media

TikTok: US judge temporarily blocks ban on popular app

The order banning the app was due to take effect at midnight on Sunday.

From TheJournal.ie Trump paid $750 in US income taxes in 2016 and 2017, according to New York Times Taxing

Trump paid $750 in US income taxes in 2016 and 2017, according to New York Times

The major investigation into the US president’s finances comes just weeks before the election.

From TheJournal.ie Breonna Taylor’s family condemn prosecutor for failing to charge officers Louisville

Breonna Taylor’s family condemn prosecutor for failing to charge officers

Taylor, a black woman who was an emergency medical worker, was shot multiple times by white officers.

From TheJournal.ie US Republican leader says there will be an 'orderly transition' after election following Trump remarks Mitch McConnell

US Republican leader says there will be an 'orderly transition' after election following Trump remarks

Trump declined to commit to a peaceful transition if he loses in November.

From TheJournal.ie TikTok set to appear in US court to argue attempted ban is not motivated by 'genuine security concerns' China

TikTok set to appear in US court to argue attempted ban is not motivated by 'genuine security concerns'

The Chinese-owned app is seeking a preliminary injunction against the ban.

From TheJournal.ie Trump to defy Biden as he says he'll announce Supreme Court nominee by the end of the week Supreme Court

Trump to defy Biden as he says he'll announce Supreme Court nominee by the end of the week

Biden has said that rushing a nominee to replace Ruth Bader Ginsberg through the Senate before the election would be an “abuse of power”.

From TheJournal.ie Judge halts WeChat ban in US-China tech battle Technology

Judge halts WeChat ban in US-China tech battle

At the weekend Donald Trump said he had approved a deal allowing Oracle to become data partner for TikTok to avert a shutdown of that app.

From TheJournal.ie Iran says US faces 'maximum isolation' as world powers dismiss sanctions Mike Pompeo

Iran says US faces 'maximum isolation' as world powers dismiss sanctions

Security council members say Washington lost the legal ability to invoke the measure after the US withdrew from a 2015 nuclear deal.

From TheJournal.ie US Supreme Court judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies aged 87 America

US Supreme Court judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies aged 87

She died of pancreatic cancer.

From TheJournal.ie US bans TikTok and WeChat, citing national security reasons China

US bans TikTok and WeChat, citing national security reasons

Downloads of the apps will be banned from Sunday onwards.

From TheJournal.ie Hurricane Sally: Rescuers seek out people amid widespread flooding US

Hurricane Sally: Rescuers seek out people amid widespread flooding

Homeowners and businesses have begun cleaning up following the storm.

From TheJournal.ie Forecasters warn of 'historical flooding' as Hurricane Sally makes landfall in Alabama Stormy Weather

Forecasters warn of 'historical flooding' as Hurricane Sally makes landfall in Alabama

People living near streams or rivers are being urged to evacuate their homes.

From TheJournal.ie Residents on US Gulf Coast watch as Hurricane Sally tracks towards the coast Hurricane Season

Residents on US Gulf Coast watch as Hurricane Sally tracks towards the coast

Sally is expected to become a hurricane later today and reach the coast by tomorrow.

'One of the most gifted and complete midfielders in world soccer' - Ireland star's English loan move confirmed

Denise O’Sullivan’s North Carolina Courage boss was full of praise for the Cork woman ahead of her temporary switch to Brighton & Hove Albion.

From TheJournal.ie Prime suspect in fatal shooting of man during pro-Trump protest is shot dead by police Portland

Prime suspect in fatal shooting of man during pro-Trump protest is shot dead by police

Officials say Michael Reinoehl brandished a gun as a federal taskforce attempted to arrest him.

From TheJournal.ie Trump describes protesters as 'domestic terrorists' during visit to Wisconsin Kenosha

Trump describes protesters as 'domestic terrorists' during visit to Wisconsin

The city of Kenosha has been the scene of demonstrations since the shooting of Jacob Blake last week.

From TheJournal.ie Steve Bannon to go on trial next year on charges he defrauded $25 million from 'We Build the Wall' donors New York

Steve Bannon to go on trial next year on charges he defrauded $25 million from 'We Build the Wall' donors

The former White House strategist appeared in court by audio link today.

From TheJournal.ie Handcuffs attaching paralysed police shooting victim Jacob Blake to his hospital bed removed Wisconsin

Handcuffs attaching paralysed police shooting victim Jacob Blake to his hospital bed removed

Jacob Blake cannot move from the waist down after being shot seven times in the back.

From TheJournal.ie Hurricane Laura: People stranded as rescuers wait for winds battering US Gulf Coast to ease Hurricane Season

Hurricane Laura: People stranded as rescuers wait for winds battering US Gulf Coast to ease

Laura weakened to a Category 2 hurricane with sustained winds of 160 km/h.

From TheJournal.ie Quiz: How well do you remember the 2016 US election? White House

Quiz: How well do you remember the 2016 US election?

Cast your mind back four years…

From TheJournal.ie Former CIA officer charged with selling US secrets and exposing informants to China Espionage

Former CIA officer charged with selling US secrets and exposing informants to China

He was tricked into admitting his activities last year by a US undercover agent.

From TheJournal.ie TikTok ramps up defence against US accusations that app is security threat Tiktok

TikTok ramps up defence against US accusations that app is security threat

China meanwhile slammed Washington for using “digital gunboat diplomacy” in the TikTok case.

From TheJournal.ie TikTok ban in US to be challenged China

TikTok ban in US to be challenged

The company and its US employees are planning to take Donald Trump’s administration to court.

From TheJournal.ie US hits 5 million Covid-19 cases - the highest in the world Coronavirus

US hits 5 million Covid-19 cases - the highest in the world

The US death toll – currently at 162,441 – is also the highest in the world.

From TheJournal.ie Trump and Biden forced to break with convention for nomination events White House

Trump and Biden forced to break with convention for nomination events

Donald Trump has suggested he will make his acceptance speech on the grounds of the White House.

From TheJournal.ie Suspected teenage mastermind behind Twitter hack pleads not guilty in Florida court Bitcoin Hack

Suspected teenage mastermind behind Twitter hack pleads not guilty in Florida court

A number of high-profile Twitter accounts were hacked including those of Kanye West, Bill Gates, and Barack Obama.

From TheJournal.ie Hurricane Isaias arrives in North Carolina with 85mph winds US

Hurricane Isaias arrives in North Carolina with 85mph winds

Isaias killed two people in the Caribbean and struck the Bahamas.

From TheJournal.ie TikTok responds to Donald Trump's pledge to ban the app White House

TikTok responds to Donald Trump's pledge to ban the app

The president said he could use emergency economic powers or an executive order.

From TheJournal.ie NASA launches latest rover mission to search for life on Mars Perseverance

NASA launches latest rover mission to search for life on Mars

The rocket took off in California despite a 4.2 magnitude earthquake.

From TheJournal.ie US coronavirus death toll hits 150,000 Death Toll

US coronavirus death toll hits 150,000

The figure is by far the highest in the world.

From TheJournal.ie Lawyers for Ghislaine Maxwell raise concerns that her accusers may post evidence from trial online US

Lawyers for Ghislaine Maxwell raise concerns that her accusers may post evidence from trial online

The socialite’s legal team argue that her accusers could misuse evidence to boost their chances in civil cases against her.

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