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# US

This week
14th April 2024 - 20th April 2024
Jury selection begins at Trump's landmark hush-money trial in New York
Iran attacks Israel: US warns against 'wider war', G7 condemns strikes
Hundreds of missiles and drones were intercepted with the help of the United States, the UK and allies.
World leaders are seriously alarmed at the 'unprecedented escalation' represented by the large-scale attack.
Iran's army has said that the attack 'achieved all its objectives' and that it has 'no intention to continue' the operation.
US President Joe Biden reiterated Washington's 'ironclad' support for Israel after an urgent meeting on the spiralling crisis.
Last week
7th April 2024 - 20th April 2024
OJ Simpson’s death ‘no great loss’, says Ron Goldman’s father
Hamas chief says three of his sons and several grandchildren killed by Israeli strike in Gaza
Parents of US school shooter who killed four students sentenced to 10 to 15 years in prison
Appeals court judge rejects Trump’s last-ditch bid to delay his hush-money trial
Millions in North America brace for total solar eclipse
This month
April 2024
Reflections from Boston: Radical steps needed to make the American Dream achievable for all
Larry Donnelly
New York judge rejects Trump’s bid to delay hush-money trial until immunity ruling
Last month
March 2024
Six construction workers unaccounted for after Baltimore bridge hit by ship collapses
Two people had been rescued from the water so far, one of whom is in “a very serious condition”.
There are currently six construction workers who are unaccounted for.
Biden today said he would send "all the federal resources" needed to handle the incident.
Shipping company Synergy Marine Group confirmed that its ship 'Dali' struck a pillar of the bridge, but said all crew members have been accounted for.
Varadkar made decision to resign last weekend - so were there any hints on the US trip?
United States unveils draft UN resolution calling for immediate Gaza ceasefire
Canada halts future arms shipments to Israel as international pressure mounts and Gazans starve
Biden accuses Trump of 'despising' Latinos as rivals clock up delegates in battleground states' primaries
Judge delays Donald Trump's hush-money criminal trial for 30 days
'I agree': President Biden accepts Taoiseach's call for Gaza ceasefire 'as soon as possible'
The decision to proceed with the St Patrick’s Day trip this year has come under intense scrutiny due to the US’ support for Israel.
Varadkar says Gaza crisis will 'haunt us for years to come' at breakfast meeting with Harris
Father of US school shooter who killed four students found guilty of involuntary manslaughter
Judge rejects bid by Donald Trump to throw out classified documents case
US' highest-ranking elected Jewish American calls for elections in Israel
American foreign minister Blinken pledges $133 million in aid to Haiti as crisis worsening
WATCH: The key moments of Joe Biden's State of the Union address
US to build port off Gaza for emergency aid, Biden announces
Biden urged Israel to let more assistance into Gaza, though he still defended its military operation against Hamas.
Democrats angry at Biden's support for Israel stage protest vote in presidential primaries
US Supreme Court overrules decision to remove Donald Trump from Colorado ballot
Kamala Harris calls for 'immediate six-week ceasefire' as US pushes to lock in Gaza truce
The comments from Harris are the most forceful to date by a US administration official.
Three US astronauts and a Russian cosmonaut blast off for the International Space Station
Space remains a rare area of co-operation between the US and Russia since its invasion of Ukraine.
Elon Musk sues OpenAI for 'betraying' company's founding mission for profit
Joe Biden says US to begin dropping aid into Gaza as fears of famine grow
'We have known the brutality of colonialism': McDonald calls for ceasefire in Gaza in US speech
February
February 2024
US Supreme Court to rule if Trump can be prosecuted in 2020 election interference case
Alec Baldwin set to stand trial over fatal film set shooting in July
Nikki Haley lost the GOP primary in her home state but will stay in race as Trump 'alternative'
Close to 100 people killed in overnight strikes in Gaza as Israel discusses next steps in truce talks
US and UK forces launch new strikes against 18 Houthi targets in Yemen
Strikes kill dozens in Gaza, as Israel's war cabinet is to meet after talks with Hamas
Israeli minister says Gaza ceasefire talks in Cairo have raised 'possibility of progress'
A UN official has said has said Nasser Hospital in Khan Yunis has turned from a “place of healing” to a “place of death”.
The UN's World Food Programme has announced a pause in food and aid deliveries to northern Gaza.
Hamas called the move a "death sentence".
Aid groups warn a ground offensive could turn Rafah into a "graveyard".
Julian Assange too unwell to attend final UK court appeal on his extradition to the US
WHO chief says south Gaza's largest hospital no longer functioning after Israeli siege and raid
US Secretary of State calls on new Stormont leaders to deliver prosperity for the North