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From TheJournal.ie Antiviral drug remdesivir granted full approval in US as a treatment for people hospitalised with Covid-19 FDA

Antiviral drug remdesivir granted full approval in US as a treatment for people hospitalised with Covid-19

Remdesivir was one of the first drugs to show relative promise in shortening the time to recovery in some coronavirus patients

From TheJournal.ie Dr Anthony Fauci condemns Trump's team for including him in a campaign advert Us Elex 2020

Dr Anthony Fauci condemns Trump's team for including him in a campaign advert

The infectious diseases expert said his comments were taken out of context in the advert.

From TheJournal.ie US contacts considered kidnapping or poisoning Assange, court told Allegations

US contacts considered kidnapping or poisoning Assange, court told

The WikiLeaks founder was also bugged in the toilet at the Ecuador embassy, his extradition hearing has heard.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's unfathomable that we've reached this point': US death toll from Covid-19 tops 200,000 America

'It's unfathomable that we've reached this point': US death toll from Covid-19 tops 200,000

Only five countries — Peru, Bolivia, Chile, Spain and Brazil — rank higher in Covid-19 deaths per capita.

From TheJournal.ie Russian spy chief accuses US of fomenting Belarus protests as opposition ally is charged Belarus

Russian spy chief accuses US of fomenting Belarus protests as opposition ally is charged

Protesters in Belarus are seeking the resignation of Alexander Lukashenko, denouncing his landslide re-election in August.

From TheJournal.ie One dead in Portland shooting after demonstrators clash Protests

One dead in Portland shooting after demonstrators clash

The death follows another night of unrest in the city.

From TheJournal.ie Larry Donnelly: American politics is in a bad state and the TV networks aren't helping US Elections

Larry Donnelly: American politics is in a bad state and the TV networks aren't helping

Donnelly dismays at the polarised and simplistic discussion of politics in the US from all media sources, not just Fox News.

From TheJournal.ie US-China relations deteriorate further as Beijing slams 'barbarous' sanctions placed on Hong Kong At Loggerheads

US-China relations deteriorate further as Beijing slams 'barbarous' sanctions placed on Hong Kong

The fresh sanctions from the US came after Donald Trump’s move against TikTok and WeChat.

'We were just a couple of the lucky ones' - Golf great Nicklaus reveals he had coronavirus

The 80-year-old Nicklaus revealed the experience on the television broadcast of the US PGA Tour’s Memorial tournament, which he hosts in Ohio.

From TheJournal.ie US won't be on travel green list and UK 'unlikely' to make the cut, confirms Coveney Travel

US won't be on travel green list and UK 'unlikely' to make the cut, confirms Coveney

The green list will have countries on it which pose no higher risk than travelling in Ireland represents.

Hawaii-based team set to join Major League Rugby for 2021

It has been reported that several big-name former All Blacks are behind the expansion bid.

From TheJournal.ie Brother pays tribute after death of world’s longest-surviving conjoined twins Galyon Brothers

Brother pays tribute after death of world’s longest-surviving conjoined twins

Twins Donnie and Ronnie Galyon died on July 4 aged 68.

From The42 Leinster confirm Barry Daly's retirement from pro rugby at the age of 27 Moving On

Leinster confirm Barry Daly's retirement from pro rugby at the age of 27

The prolific UCD wing will move to the US to continue his education.

From TheJournal.ie Cloud cast over US holiday weekend on yet another record day for new cases of Covid-19 Independence Day

Cloud cast over US holiday weekend on yet another record day for new cases of Covid-19

Over 11,000 cases were recorded today in Florida, alone.

From TheJournal.ie Two dead after man drives into Walmart centre in California and begins shooting Shooting

Two dead after man drives into Walmart centre in California and begins shooting

Police officers shot the suspected gunman at the centre in Red Bluff after he killed one person and injured four others.

From TheJournal.ie New coronavirus cases hit all-time high in US with over 40,000 recorded in 24 hours Spike

New coronavirus cases hit all-time high in US with over 40,000 recorded in 24 hours

The figure represents a resurgence that has led some governors to back track or at least pause the reopening of their states.

From The42 US Soccer scraps controversial anthem kneeling ban Apology

US Soccer scraps controversial anthem kneeling ban

‘We apologize to our players – especially our black players – staff, fans, and all who support eradicating racism.’

From TheJournal.ie Washington DC braced for largest protest yet as Biden attacks Trump for 'despicable' George Floyd comments Black Lives Matter

Washington DC braced for largest protest yet as Biden attacks Trump for 'despicable' George Floyd comments

There were zero arrests during demonstrations in the US capital in the last two days, and a curfew has been lifted in advance of today’s protest.

From TheJournal.ie More Republicans rebuke Trump over lack of unity in America as memorial service held for George Floyd Minneapolis

More Republicans rebuke Trump over lack of unity in America as memorial service held for George Floyd

After Lisa Murkowski added to the criticism of the president, he warned of the consequences if Republicans turn against him.

From TheJournal.ie Four police officers to be charged in relation to George Floyd's death; one charged with second-degree murder Minneapolis

Four police officers to be charged in relation to George Floyd's death; one charged with second-degree murder

George Floyd’s family described news of the new charges as a “bittersweet moment”.

From TheJournal.ie Minneapolis riot police arrest CNN crew reporting live on George Floyd protest USA

Minneapolis riot police arrest CNN crew reporting live on George Floyd protest

Minnesota Governor Tim Walz said the arrest was “totally unacceptable and totally inadvertent”.

From TheJournal.ie Federal prosecutors to consider hate crime charges in shooting of Ahmaud Arbery Georgia

Federal prosecutors to consider hate crime charges in shooting of Ahmaud Arbery

Georgia has no hate crime law allowing charges at the state level.

From The42 US women's soccer team file appeal after legal setback in equal pay fight Battling On

US women's soccer team file appeal after legal setback in equal pay fight

A federal judge dismissed the team’s bid for equal pay last week.

From TheJournal.ie Larry Donnelly: I'm taking a break from politics this week ... now, about lasagne and spuds US-Ireland Relations

Larry Donnelly: I'm taking a break from politics this week ... now, about lasagne and spuds

Larry Donnelly, a ‘yank in Ireland’, has a little shutdown rant.

From TheJournal.ie Wave of protests in several US states as anti-lockdown campaigns grow Trump

Wave of protests in several US states as anti-lockdown campaigns grow

Much of the protesters are affiliated with Trump supporter groups.

From TheJournal.ie Over 2 million confirmed cases globally, a further 38 Irish deaths: Today's Covid-19 main points Coronavirus

Over 2 million confirmed cases globally, a further 38 Irish deaths: Today's Covid-19 main points

A total of 12,547 people have been diagnosed with Covid-19 in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Death toll from US tornado outbreak rises to at least 34 Death Toll

Death toll from US tornado outbreak rises to at least 34

The storms claimed lives in at least six states.

From TheJournal.ie At daily White House coronavirus briefing, Trump shows 'propaganda' video of people praising him Coronavirus This post contains videos

At daily White House coronavirus briefing, Trump shows 'propaganda' video of people praising him

A reporter for CBS News asked Trump what had been done in February on Covid-19. The president responded that she was a “fake”.

From TheJournal.ie Fauci says US may start to reopen next month as death toll rises above 20,000 Coronavirus

Fauci says US may start to reopen next month as death toll rises above 20,000

There are over 500,000 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the United States of America.

Padraig Harrington wants Ryder Cup to go ahead even if qualifying is shortened

Three-time major winner Harrington will captain Europe at Whistling Straits.

From TheJournal.ie US to send $100 million worth of medical supplies to Italy and other European countries, says Trump Covid19

US to send $100 million worth of medical supplies to Italy and other European countries, says Trump

New York mayor Andrew Cuomo has warned the city was running out of essential equipment like ventilators.

From TheJournal.ie Trump rolls back on proposal to quarantine New York and other states with coronavirus 'hotspots' Covid19

Trump rolls back on proposal to quarantine New York and other states with coronavirus 'hotspots'

It was unclear if Trump had the power to issue the quarantine order.

From TheJournal.ie Trump signs off on $2.2 trillion rescue package as Covid-19 cases reach over 100,000 in the US Washington

Trump signs off on $2.2 trillion rescue package as Covid-19 cases reach over 100,000 in the US

Trump’s signature brings an end to a dramatic, weeklong legislative saga on Capitol Hill.

From The42 US Soccer president resigns amid gender equity dispute Usa Wnt

US Soccer president resigns amid gender equity dispute

Carlos Cordeiro has stepped down as the gender discrimination lawsuit row rumbles on.

Rapinoe rips 'misogyny and sexism' in US women's equal pay fight

The lawsuit row has escalated over ‘unacceptable’ language in a court filing.

From TheJournal.ie In full: Here’s where the Taoiseach and our ministers are going for St Patrick’s Day On A Jet Plane

In full: Here’s where the Taoiseach and our ministers are going for St Patrick’s Day

There are far fewer trips this year than before.

From TheJournal.ie British minister refuses to rule out chlorinated chicken in trade deal with North America Trade Deal

British minister refuses to rule out chlorinated chicken in trade deal with North America

George Eustice also defended the Government’s new immigration system after businesses raised fears of a shortage of workers.

From TheJournal.ie Senate approves limiting power of Donald Trump to attack Iran Bipartisan

Senate approves limiting power of Donald Trump to attack Iran

The bi-partisan vote was a rare exertion of authority from Congress.

From TheJournal.ie Trump administration announces new sanctions on Iran as it pins blame for Ukrainian airline disaster Sanctions

Trump administration announces new sanctions on Iran as it pins blame for Ukrainian airline disaster

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo became the highest-level US official to point the finger at Iran today.

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump says ‘reign of terror’ is over after Iranian general killed Reinforcements

Donald Trump says ‘reign of terror’ is over after Iranian general killed

The air strike ordered by President Donald Trump in Iraq’s capital Baghdad killed General Qassem Soleimani.

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