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Moon 'wobble' to cause surge of severe flooding in 2030s, Nasa warns
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Moon 'wobble' to cause surge of severe flooding in 2030s, Nasa warns

Jul 15th 2021, 4:00 PM 53,133 Views 51 Comments

Flooding will affect almost all US mainland coastlines, sometimes in clusters that could last over a month.

Firefighters work in searing heat as they struggle to contain biggest California wildfire of year
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Firefighters work in searing heat as they struggle to contain biggest California wildfire of year

Jul 12th 2021, 9:27 AM 18,651 Views 9 Comments

Elsewhere, power supplies were affected after another huge fire in Oregon.

Biden says US war in Afghanistan will end on 31 August
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Biden says US war in Afghanistan will end on 31 August

Jul 8th 2021, 10:43 PM 10,839 Views 22 Comments

The US is seeking to end a war that has lasted nearly 20 years.

Hackers demand $70m (€58.9m) after US IT company ransomware attack
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Hackers demand $70m (€58.9m) after US IT company ransomware attack

Jul 5th 2021, 9:30 PM 26,285 Views 25 Comments

More than 1,000 companies have been affected in the US based Kaseya attack.

Trump Organisation and finance chief plead not guilty to ‘audacious’ tax fraud
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Trump Organisation and finance chief plead not guilty to ‘audacious’ tax fraud

Jul 2nd 2021, 7:21 AM 15,673 Views 28 Comments

Allen Weisselberg was arraigned after a grand jury returned an indictment charging him and Donald Trump’s company with tax crimes.

Dozens of deaths may be tied to historic US-Canadian heatwave
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Dozens of deaths may be tied to historic US-Canadian heatwave

Jul 1st 2021, 6:49 AM 10,010 Views 0 Comments

In Vancouver, police have responded to more than 65 sudden deaths since the heatwave began.

Former US Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld dies aged 88
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Former US Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld dies aged 88

Updated Jun 30th 2021, 9:25 PM 23,586 Views 56 Comments

Rumsfeld led the US into war in Afghanistan and Iraq during the presidency of George W Bush.

Unprecedented US heatwave causes blackouts with deaths reported across Northwest
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Unprecedented US heatwave causes blackouts with deaths reported across Northwest

Jun 30th 2021, 6:50 AM 19,416 Views 7 Comments

Officials said more than a half-dozen deaths in Washington and Oregon may be tied to the intense heat.

Giuliani suspended from practising law over false statements made for Trump
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Giuliani suspended from practising law over false statements made for Trump

Jun 24th 2021, 8:24 PM 31,278 Views 40 Comments

A disciplinary committee has barred the ex-mayor of New York over statements he made in a bid to get the 2020 presidential election result reversed.

Antivirus software creator John McAfee found dead in Spanish prison
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Antivirus software creator John McAfee found dead in Spanish prison

Updated Jun 23rd 2021, 9:13 PM 123,340 Views 55 Comments

The 75-year-old was arrested last October at Barcelona’s international airport.

US to try to develop antiviral pills that would reduce Covid-19 symptoms
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US to try to develop antiviral pills that would reduce Covid-19 symptoms

Jun 17th 2021, 6:20 PM 9,927 Views 9 Comments

The US is investing $3.2 billion in the development of the pills.

Major banks, airlines hit in new global online outage
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Major banks, airlines hit in new global online outage

Jun 17th 2021, 10:18 AM 24,658 Views 9 Comments

The outage was confined to systems using the Akamai content delivery system.

US and Russia agree to let ambassadors return to their host countries
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US and Russia agree to let ambassadors return to their host countries

Updated Jun 16th 2021, 8:20 PM 15,929 Views 12 Comments

Tense relations between the US and Russia led ambassadors to return home earlier this year.

Politician expelled for letting far-right protesters into Oregon state Capitol
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Politician expelled for letting far-right protesters into Oregon state Capitol

Jun 11th 2021, 8:04 AM 16,456 Views 35 Comments

Representative Mike Nearman is the first member of Oregon’s state House to be expelled in its 160-year history.

Justice Department argues Donald Trump cannot be held liable for ‘crude’ remarks
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Justice Department argues Donald Trump cannot be held liable for ‘crude’ remarks

Jun 8th 2021, 7:25 AM 27,223 Views 18 Comments

The former American leader recently teased the prospect of another presidential bid in 2024.

Larry Donnelly: The 2024 race for the White House has begun - but who could run for the Republicans?
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Larry Donnelly: The 2024 race for the White House has begun - but who could run for the Republicans?

Jun 5th 2021, 8:00 PM 38,895 Views 50 Comments

Our columnist sounds out the potential GOP field.

Second night of protests in Minneapolis over fatal shooting of man by US marshals
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Second night of protests in Minneapolis over fatal shooting of man by US marshals

Jun 5th 2021, 12:17 PM 25,612 Views 24 Comments

Winston Boogie Smith Jr died on Thursday night in Minneapolis.

Biden sets out plan for six trillion dollar budget with plans to tax corporations and the wealthy
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Biden sets out plan for six trillion dollar budget with plans to tax corporations and the wealthy

May 29th 2021, 7:51 AM 20,658 Views 44 Comments

The plan is aimed at stopping US debt spinning out of control and includes protections for the poor.

US says it will aid Gaza without helping Hamas
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US says it will aid Gaza without helping Hamas

Updated May 25th 2021, 12:49 PM 14,842 Views 26 Comments

The US secretary of state, who is on a tour of the region, has pledged to ‘rally international support’ to help the impoverished coastal territory.

US says unclear Iran ready for nuclear pact return
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US says unclear Iran ready for nuclear pact return

May 23rd 2021, 6:20 PM 9,973 Views 10 Comments

A fifth round of talks are talking place in Vienna on rescuing the deal.

In Ohio, people who get a Covid vaccine are entered in a draw for $1 million
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In Ohio, people who get a Covid vaccine are entered in a draw for $1 million

May 13th 2021, 7:46 AM 20,570 Views 54 Comments

The state will give a $1 million prize away every week for five weeks in a lottery open to residents who have received at least one dose of a vaccine.

Panic buying frenzy on US east coast after cyber attack shuts down fuel pipeline
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Panic buying frenzy on US east coast after cyber attack shuts down fuel pipeline

May 12th 2021, 10:17 PM 39,641 Views 30 Comments

The Federal government is urging calm.

Four ex-police officers indicted on civil rights charges over George Floyd's death
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Four ex-police officers indicted on civil rights charges over George Floyd's death

May 7th 2021, 3:38 PM 11,168 Views 0 Comments

The men are charged with violating George Floyd’s right to be free from unreasonable seizure and excessive force.

FactCheck: Yes, Black people are disproportionately affected by fatal US police shootings
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FactCheck: Yes, Black people are disproportionately affected by fatal US police shootings

Apr 30th 2021, 6:00 AM 16,691 Views 0 Comments

Black people are fatally shot by US police at a higher rate than white people relative to their proportion of the population.

'America is ready for takeoff': Joe Biden declares new dawn for US in first address to Congress
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'America is ready for takeoff': Joe Biden declares new dawn for US in first address to Congress

Apr 29th 2021, 7:25 AM 12,787 Views 14 Comments

It was one of the most watched moments of Biden’s presidency.

US to share 60 million AstraZeneca vaccines with the world
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US to share 60 million AstraZeneca vaccines with the world

Apr 26th 2021, 6:28 PM 36,486 Views 42 Comments

The Astra Zeneca vaccine has yet to be cleared for use in the US but is used across the globe.

US Justice Department to investigate policing in Minneapolis after Floyd verdict
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US Justice Department to investigate policing in Minneapolis after Floyd verdict

Updated Apr 21st 2021, 3:57 PM 26,691 Views 55 Comments

The department is already investigating whether the officers involved violated George Floyd’s civil rights.

'Black lives do, in fact, matter': US newspapers react to George Floyd verdict
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'Black lives do, in fact, matter': US newspapers react to George Floyd verdict

Apr 21st 2021, 8:20 AM 18,291 Views 57 Comments

Derek Chauvin was found guilty of Floyd’s murder yesterday.

'She was just a kid': Protests held in US state of Ohio after police fatally shoot black teenager
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'She was just a kid': Protests held in US state of Ohio after police fatally shoot black teenager

Apr 21st 2021, 7:17 AM 45,169 Views 82 Comments

The girl was shot after she appeared to attempt to stab two people.

Ghislaine Maxwell in third bid for bail as she awaits trial on sex trafficking charges
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Ghislaine Maxwell in third bid for bail as she awaits trial on sex trafficking charges

Apr 20th 2021, 7:16 AM 11,418 Views 0 Comments

Maxwell’s trial on charges alleging she recruited and groomed teenage girls to provide sexual massages to Jeffrey Epstein is set to begin on July 12.

Killer in Indianapolis FedEx shooting identified as 19-year-old former employee
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Killer in Indianapolis FedEx shooting identified as 19-year-old former employee

Updated Apr 16th 2021, 10:10 PM 72,847 Views 98 Comments
  • The suspected shooter has been named as 19-year-old Brandon Scott Hole from Indiana.
  • At a press conference, it was revealed that police seized a gun from the suspected shooter last year.
  • Employees of the company are among the dead, FedEx said. Five people are also wounded.
Ghislaine Maxwell's lawyers seek to delay sex-trafficking trial after prosecutors bring new charges
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Ghislaine Maxwell's lawyers seek to delay sex-trafficking trial after prosecutors bring new charges

Apr 16th 2021, 7:29 AM 20,052 Views 0 Comments

She has sought a minimum three-month delay.

Bernie Madoff, convicted of running world's biggest-ever Ponzi scheme, dies in prison
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Bernie Madoff, convicted of running world's biggest-ever Ponzi scheme, dies in prison

Apr 14th 2021, 3:01 PM 26,138 Views 30 Comments

He was serving a 150-year sentence.

Former officer claims use of force on George Floyd was justified because he wasn't 'resting comfortably'
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Former officer claims use of force on George Floyd was justified because he wasn't 'resting comfortably'

Apr 14th 2021, 7:16 AM 24,390 Views 0 Comments

His evidence contradicts that given by a range of authorities in the trial.

Joe Biden to withdraw all US troops from Afghanistan by 11 September
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Joe Biden to withdraw all US troops from Afghanistan by 11 September

Apr 13th 2021, 6:08 PM 13,126 Views 22 Comments

Joe Biden is expected to make the announcement tomorrow.

Protests in Minneapolis after fatal shooting of black man by officer who 'drew handgun instead of taser'
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Protests in Minneapolis after fatal shooting of black man by officer who 'drew handgun instead of taser'

Apr 13th 2021, 7:32 AM 17,950 Views 103 Comments

The city is already experiencing tensions as the George Floyd murder trial continues.

US police officer fired after black army officer pepper-sprayed at traffic stop
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US police officer fired after black army officer pepper-sprayed at traffic stop

Apr 12th 2021, 8:10 AM 143,026 Views 96 Comments

The incident happened in Virginia in December.

Killers of Limerick man Jason Corbett could be freed from prison today
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Killers of Limerick man Jason Corbett could be freed from prison today

Apr 7th 2021, 7:06 AM 30,120 Views 0 Comments

The pair were granted a retrial earlier this year.

US Navy medic shoots two people before being shot dead at military base
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US Navy medic shoots two people before being shot dead at military base

Apr 6th 2021, 4:43 PM 21,556 Views 14 Comments

The gunman opened fire at a business park before driving to the base.

'They left because of what the Brits had been doing': Biden raises Irish ancestry in first press conference
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'They left because of what the Brits had been doing': Biden raises Irish ancestry in first press conference

Mar 25th 2021, 8:53 PM 121,208 Views 140 Comments

Biden has confirmed that he intends to run for re-election in 2024.

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