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From TheJournal.ie Trump sacks John Bolton as national security adviser Fired

Trump sacks John Bolton as national security adviser

Trump announced the news on Twitter.

From TheJournal.ie Hurricane Dorian death toll rises to 43 in the Bahamas as it moves north to Canada Dorian

Hurricane Dorian death toll rises to 43 in the Bahamas as it moves north to Canada

Authorities say the number of fatalities will rise further.

From TheJournal.ie New preclearance services at Irish airports 'will make it easier to travel to US' Dublin And Shannon

New preclearance services at Irish airports 'will make it easier to travel to US'

Dublin and Shannon are the only airports in Europe that offer US preclearance.

From TheJournal.ie Hurricane Dorian strengthens to category 3 storm as it heads up the US coastline Hurricane Season

Hurricane Dorian strengthens to category 3 storm as it heads up the US coastline

The storm has already claimed at least 20 lives in the Bahamas

From TheJournal.ie Five members of same family among 34 presumed dead in California scuba diving boat fire Santa Barbara

Five members of same family among 34 presumed dead in California scuba diving boat fire

Authorities say they have ended their search for survivors.

From TheJournal.ie Hurricane Dorian claims the lives of at least seven people in the Bahamas Bahamas

Hurricane Dorian claims the lives of at least seven people in the Bahamas

The storm caused mass destruction and continues to move up the US coastline.

From TheJournal.ie US Catholic school removes Harry Potter books from its library following consultation with exorcists You Can't Be Sirius

US Catholic school removes Harry Potter books from its library following consultation with exorcists

The school’s priest said the books could be used to ‘conjure evil spirits’.

From TheJournal.ie US woman left to give birth alone in jail cell sues city of Denver Lawsuit

US woman left to give birth alone in jail cell sues city of Denver

After almost six hours of labour, Diana Sanchez gave birth to a boy.

From TheJournal.ie Brother of gymnast Simone Biles charged over triple murder in US Ohio

Brother of gymnast Simone Biles charged over triple murder in US

Three people were killed in a shooting at a New Year’s Eve party in Ohio.

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump launches new military centre to protect 'America's dominance in space' Rocket Man

Donald Trump launches new military centre to protect 'America's dominance in space'

US military chiefs claim the move is necessary to defend the country’s ‘way of life’.

From TheJournal.ie MythBusters star killed during attempt to break 824km/h land-speed record Jessi Combs

MythBusters star killed during attempt to break 824km/h land-speed record

39-year-old Jessi Combs appeared in 12 episodes of the show.

From TheJournal.ie US television presenter apologises after comparing black colleague to a gorilla Apology

US television presenter apologises after comparing black colleague to a gorilla

“I said something yesterday that was inconsiderate, it was inappropriate, and I hurt people,” anchor Alex Housden said.

From TheJournal.ie US judge blocks state law that would ban abortion after eight weeks of pregnancy Missouri

US judge blocks state law that would ban abortion after eight weeks of pregnancy

A judge in Kansas City said the law violates a previous Supreme Court ruling.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Why a US court ruling could be a turning point in one of the country's worst-ever drug epidemics Johnson And Johnson

Explainer: Why a US court ruling could be a turning point in one of the country's worst-ever drug epidemics

A landmark ruling against Johnson & Johnson was made in Oklahoma yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Trump's attempt to buy Greenland follows a long history of the US buying territory with cash Dollar Dollar Bills Y'ALL

Trump's attempt to buy Greenland follows a long history of the US buying territory with cash

The idea was soundly rebuffed this week.

From TheJournal.ie Patient's death could be first linked to vaping in US, health officials say Vaping

Patient's death could be first linked to vaping in US, health officials say

Officials are trying to find the cause of a respiratory illness in up to 200 more people.

From TheJournal.ie John Deasy to quit politics ahead of the next general election Retirement

John Deasy to quit politics ahead of the next general election

Deasy was the government envoy to Washington DC.

From TheJournal.ie 'Essentially, it's a large real estate deal': Trump confirms he's considering buying Greenland Frozen Assets

'Essentially, it's a large real estate deal': Trump confirms he's considering buying Greenland

Trump last week expressed interest in the self-governing part of Denmark.

From TheJournal.ie Gibraltar rejects US demand to seize Iranian oil tanker Diplomatic Dispute

Gibraltar rejects US demand to seize Iranian oil tanker

The vessel is due to set sail later today.

From TheJournal.ie Gibraltar orders that Iranian tanker be released, in a blow to the US Grace 1

Gibraltar orders that Iranian tanker be released, in a blow to the US

Washington DC can make another bid for the supertanker’s detention as long as the vessel has not left Gibraltar’s waters.

From TheJournal.ie Autopsy carried out on the body of billionaire Jeffrey Epstein United States

Autopsy carried out on the body of billionaire Jeffrey Epstein

Epstein was found dead in his cell in a suspected suicide.

From TheJournal.ie R Kelly charged with prostitution and solicitation involving 17-year-old girl Minnesota

R Kelly charged with prostitution and solicitation involving 17-year-old girl

The charges relate to an alleged incident in 2001.

From TheJournal.ie US blames Russia over ending of a major Cold War-era nuclear arms deal Nuclear Arms

US blames Russia over ending of a major Cold War-era nuclear arms deal

This comes after Washington launched the process to pull out of the INF treaty this year.

From TheJournal.ie Trump escalates trade war with threats to place more tariffs on Chinese imports US V CHINA

Trump escalates trade war with threats to place more tariffs on Chinese imports

The US president made the announcement in a series of Tweets.

From TheJournal.ie Rapper A$AP Rocky tells court he was 'scared' and tried to 'walk away' during street fight Sweden

Rapper A$AP Rocky tells court he was 'scared' and tried to 'walk away' during street fight

The rapper, whose real name is Rakim Mayers, faces up to two years in prison over the incident.

From TheJournal.ie US Senate fails to block sale of $8.1 billion worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia Veto

US Senate fails to block sale of $8.1 billion worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia

Trump issued a trio of veteos to attempt to push through the sale.

From TheJournal.ie 'His mind is blown': Family of Irishman facing deportation from US delighted he has been released from prison Keith Byrne

'His mind is blown': Family of Irishman facing deportation from US delighted he has been released from prison

Byrne was detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials on 10 July.

From TheJournal.ie Irishman facing deportation from US to be released from detention for 30 days, legal team says Keith Byrne

Irishman facing deportation from US to be released from detention for 30 days, legal team says

Keith Byrne was detained by customs officials on 10 July.

From TheJournal.ie Scans on US diplomats posted in Cuba show 'something happened' to their brains Mystery

Scans on US diplomats posted in Cuba show 'something happened' to their brains

Cuba has rejected the results of a study by the University of Pennsylvania.

From TheJournal.ie 'A massive and dangerous change': Trump expands fast-track deportations in US Ice

'A massive and dangerous change': Trump expands fast-track deportations in US

Immigration officers will be able to deport migrants without allowing them to appear before judges.

From TheJournal.ie US warship shoots down Iranian drone near Persian Gulf Strait Of Homuz

US warship shoots down Iranian drone near Persian Gulf

It comes a number of weeks after Iranian forces shot down a US drone.

From TheJournal.ie Wife of Irish man facing deportation from US says her husband is being given 'no choice' but to leave Keith Byrne

Wife of Irish man facing deportation from US says her husband is being given 'no choice' but to leave

Keith Byrne was detained by customs officials on 10 July.

From TheJournal.ie US policeman won't face charges for chokehold that may have contributed to death of Eric Garner New York

US policeman won't face charges for chokehold that may have contributed to death of Eric Garner

The decision effectively ended the five-year-old case.

From TheJournal.ie Court dispute involving Catholic priest facing drug charges in US to be heard in October Fr Michael O'Leary

Court dispute involving Catholic priest facing drug charges in US to be heard in October

Fr Michael O’Leary was arrested for possession of a controlled substance in March.

From TheJournal.ie Met Police responds to criticism in wake of warning media not to publish leaked memos Kim Darroch

Met Police responds to criticism in wake of warning media not to publish leaked memos

“Do you have any comprehension of a free society? This isn’t Russia,” the Sunday Times editor said in response.

From TheJournal.ie US policeman who was fired over fatally shooting unarmed man was rehired so he could claim pension Arizona

US policeman who was fired over fatally shooting unarmed man was rehired so he could claim pension

Philip Brailsford was acquitted of the murder of Daniel Shaver in an Arizona hotel in January 2016.

From TheJournal.ie Turkey receives first batch of Russian missile defence system angering US NATO

Turkey receives first batch of Russian missile defence system angering US

NATO said it’s “concerned about the potential consequences” of the purchase.

From TheJournal.ie Foul play suspected in death of US scientist whose body was found in World War II bunker in Crete Suzanne Eaton

Foul play suspected in death of US scientist whose body was found in World War II bunker in Crete

The 59 year-old had been attending a conference on the Greek island.

From The42 US Soccer president hit with 'equal pay' chants as World Cup winners are welcomed home in style Homecoming This post contains videos

US Soccer president hit with 'equal pay' chants as World Cup winners are welcomed home in style

US star Megan Rapinoe made a heartfelt speech to supporters at New York City Hall on Wednesday.

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