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Brothers told Chicago police how Jussie Smollett allegedly staged hoax
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Brothers told Chicago police how Jussie Smollett allegedly staged hoax

Dec 1st 2021, 7:31 AM 23,368 Views 0 Comments

A former detective told a court he initially viewed Smollett as the victim of a homophobic and racist attack.

US jury rules that three pharmacies bear responsibility for opioid crisis in parts of Ohio
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US jury rules that three pharmacies bear responsibility for opioid crisis in parts of Ohio

Nov 24th 2021, 6:51 AM 22,576 Views 13 Comments

A federal judge will assess penalties in the case against the companies.

Factfind: Which countries produce the most CO2 emissions?
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Factfind: Which countries produce the most CO2 emissions?

Nov 13th 2021, 8:00 PM 26,272 Views 26 Comments

China tops the list based purely on the number of tonnes of CO2 produced. But there are other things to consider too.

'I'm the proudest person in Ireland... Actions speak louder than words'
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'I'm the proudest person in Ireland... Actions speak louder than words'

Nov 12th 2021, 10:22 PM 10,244 Views 1 Comment

Ireland captain Ciara Griffin praised her team for staying united in a tough week.

Parsons scores classy try as Ireland put a tough week behind them at the RDS
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Parsons scores classy try as Ireland put a tough week behind them at the RDS

Nov 12th 2021, 9:07 PM 22,488 Views 7 Comments

Ciara Griffin and co. were deserved winners as Lindsay Peat scored a fitting try.

Ireland finally take to the pitch after a week of controversy in women's rugby
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Ireland finally take to the pitch after a week of controversy in women's rugby

Nov 12th 2021, 6:00 AM 5,461 Views 2 Comments

The visitors will provide a stern test for Adam Griggs’ side at the RDS.

O'Leary in line for debut as Ireland side is named for inaugural RDS outing
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O'Leary in line for debut as Ireland side is named for inaugural RDS outing

Nov 10th 2021, 4:29 PM 4,448 Views 4 Comments

Adam Griggs has unveiled his matchday 23 for Friday night’s Test against the USA in Ballsbridge.

US court blocks Joe Biden’s vaccine mandate plan
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US court blocks Joe Biden’s vaccine mandate plan

Nov 7th 2021, 7:45 AM 24,796 Views 68 Comments

The law would have imposed the vaccine mandate on those working for private companies with more than 100 employees.

Republican wins tight election in bellwether US state of Virginia
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Republican wins tight election in bellwether US state of Virginia

Nov 3rd 2021, 7:22 AM 25,645 Views 69 Comments

The race was expected to be a comfortable Democratic win but became a toss-up in the closing days of the campaign.

Texas clinic resumes providing abortions after judge blocks law
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Texas clinic resumes providing abortions after judge blocks law

Oct 8th 2021, 8:34 AM 9,382 Views 9 Comments

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, a Republican, said he would appeal the judge’s ruling to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Biden pushes vaccine mandates to boost US economy
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Biden pushes vaccine mandates to boost US economy

Oct 8th 2021, 7:35 AM 15,657 Views 44 Comments

Biden had ruled out mandates in the past but feels the action is now required as almost 70 million Americans remain unvaccinated.

Zuckerberg says claim Facebook put profits over safety 'just not true'
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Zuckerberg says claim Facebook put profits over safety 'just not true'

Oct 6th 2021, 8:32 AM 11,737 Views 27 Comments

His comments came after a whistleblower Frances Haugen, gave evidence to US politicians yesterday.

Convicted murderer executed in Missouri despite pleas for clemency
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Convicted murderer executed in Missouri despite pleas for clemency

Oct 6th 2021, 7:43 AM 26,437 Views 36 Comments

Ernest Lee Johnson, 61, was executed for the 1994 murders of three convenience store workers.

Facebook prioritises own interests over public good, whistleblower claims
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Facebook prioritises own interests over public good, whistleblower claims

Oct 4th 2021, 10:13 AM 20,191 Views 34 Comments

Facebook’s annual revenue has more than doubled since 2018 to a projected $102.5 billion (£88 billion) this year.

Larry Donnelly: 'I felt my late father was telling me to reconnect with old friends'
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Larry Donnelly: 'I felt my late father was telling me to reconnect with old friends'

Oct 2nd 2021, 7:00 PM 20,248 Views 5 Comments

Our columnist finally returns to his home town of Boston after the post-Covid travel ban is lifted.

Democrats fight to save Biden’s trillion-dollar infrastructure plan
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Democrats fight to save Biden’s trillion-dollar infrastructure plan

Oct 1st 2021, 12:15 PM 9,893 Views 26 Comments

Democratic Senator Joe Manchin refused to vote in favour of Biden’s plan.

US Senate to vote later today in bid to avert government shutdown
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US Senate to vote later today in bid to avert government shutdown

Sep 30th 2021, 10:07 AM 13,548 Views 8 Comments

The coming days are expected to be the most critical yet for Biden’s presidency.

USA crush Europe to regain Ryder Cup in record-breaking fashion
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USA crush Europe to regain Ryder Cup in record-breaking fashion

Updated Sep 26th 2021, 11:19 PM 72,160 Views 55 Comments

The hosts stormed to a 19-9 success.

No migrants left at Texas border camp as Biden condemns ‘horrible’ scenes
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No migrants left at Texas border camp as Biden condemns ‘horrible’ scenes

Sep 25th 2021, 8:30 AM 33,721 Views 19 Comments

Almost 15,000 people – most of them Haitians – converged on the area just days earlier seeking asylum.

Ireland's clash with USA in Las Vegas cancelled due to border restrictions
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Ireland's clash with USA in Las Vegas cancelled due to border restrictions

Sep 24th 2021, 5:00 PM 9,397 Views 1 Comment

The game could be rescheduled for October 2022.

China and US unveil big steps to fight climate change
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China and US unveil big steps to fight climate change

Sep 22nd 2021, 7:27 AM 11,555 Views 29 Comments

China could shut 47 planned power plants in 20 developing countries.

At least two injured in US high school shooting
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At least two injured in US high school shooting

Sep 20th 2021, 6:02 PM 19,458 Views 13 Comments

Police are on the scene.

Space tourist trip to orbit ends with splashdown
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Space tourist trip to orbit ends with splashdown

Sep 19th 2021, 8:04 AM 26,211 Views 25 Comments

The SpaceX capsule carrying four space tourists landed in the Atlantic after three days in orbit.

New York millionaire Robert Durst guilty of best friend’s murder
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New York millionaire Robert Durst guilty of best friend’s murder

Sep 18th 2021, 7:45 AM 84,501 Views 14 Comments

The 78-year-old Durst will appeal against the conviction, which carries a mandatory life sentence.

California forest fires threaten world’s largest trees
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California forest fires threaten world’s largest trees

Sep 17th 2021, 7:32 AM 16,497 Views 4 Comments

Groves of gigantic sequoias could be in the path of the wildfires.

California's Democratic governor Gavin Newsom defeats recall election
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# The Recall

California's Democratic governor Gavin Newsom defeats recall election

Sep 15th 2021, 6:52 AM 25,362 Views 27 Comments
  • Only a handful of the 46 names on the ballot had any level of public recognition and most failed to gain traction.
  • The victory cements Newsom as a prominent figure in national Democratic politics in the US.
World leaders pay tribute to 9/11 victims
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World leaders pay tribute to 9/11 victims

Updated Sep 11th 2021, 7:45 PM 40,899 Views 60 Comments
  • The commemorations will take place at the Pentagon, Shanksville in Pennsylvania and at the World Trade Centre in New York.
Biden blames continued Covid-19 spread on 'distinct minority of Americans'
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Biden blames continued Covid-19 spread on 'distinct minority of Americans'

Sep 9th 2021, 10:55 PM 33,377 Views 72 Comments

Measures include all US-based employers with more than 100 workers will have to ensure employees are vaccinated.

Young girl dies on mine drop ride at Colorado amusement park
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Young girl dies on mine drop ride at Colorado amusement park

Sep 6th 2021, 10:03 PM 51,107 Views 0 Comments

Park visitors are required to sign a release of liability waiver before going on any rides or attractions.

Tropical Storm Henri hits Rhode Island on US east coast
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Tropical Storm Henri hits Rhode Island on US east coast

Updated Aug 22nd 2021, 7:14 PM 26,806 Views 2 Comments

The storm was downgraded from a hurricane earlier today.

US health officials clear way for Covid booster to counter declining vaccine efficacy
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US health officials clear way for Covid booster to counter declining vaccine efficacy

Aug 18th 2021, 5:44 PM 24,117 Views 36 Comments

The booster shots will start on September 20 and will continue once people are eight months vaccinated.

Tom Clonan: 'Scenes of desperation at Kabul Airport speak to the barbarity of the Taliban'
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Tom Clonan: 'Scenes of desperation at Kabul Airport speak to the barbarity of the Taliban'

Aug 16th 2021, 1:21 PM 50,131 Views 35 Comments

The events of the next 48 – 72 hours in Afghanistan are being shaped in a highly fluid and febrile environment, security expert Tom Clonan writes.

USA edge France to win Olympic basketball gold medal
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USA edge France to win Olympic basketball gold medal

Aug 7th 2021, 5:38 AM 7,072 Views 8 Comments

11-time NBA All-Star Kevin Durant scored a game-high 29 points.

CNN fires three employees for coming to work unvaccinated
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CNN fires three employees for coming to work unvaccinated

Aug 6th 2021, 3:23 PM 34,868 Views 73 Comments

CNN President Jeff Zucker said the company has a zero tolerance policy on vaccination.

'It sucks' - Canada shock USA to reach Olympic women's football final
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'It sucks' - Canada shock USA to reach Olympic women's football final

Aug 2nd 2021, 12:31 PM 16,422 Views 14 Comments

Defeat ended the Americans’ 36-match unbeaten run against Canada.

USA bounce back from opening embarrassment on goal-laden day at Tokyo 2020
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USA bounce back from opening embarrassment on goal-laden day at Tokyo 2020

Jul 24th 2021, 3:42 PM 6,985 Views 1 Comment

The Olympic women’s football tournament heated up today, as Team GB reached the quarter-finals.

China vows retaliation after US blacklists companies over alleged links to human rights abuses
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China vows retaliation after US blacklists companies over alleged links to human rights abuses

Jul 11th 2021, 10:58 AM 17,777 Views 32 Comments

It said the US move constituted an ‘unreasonable suppression of Chinese enterprises and a serious breach of international economic and trade rules’.

Baloucoune wonder try sparks Ireland to life as they put 71 points on USA
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Baloucoune wonder try sparks Ireland to life as they put 71 points on USA

Jul 10th 2021, 10:03 PM 50,265 Views 58 Comments

Ronan Kelleher scored four tries – equaling the Irish record for most tries scored in a single game – as Ireland defeated the USA in the Aviva Stadium this evening.

'If you told me a year ago I'd be playing against Ireland, I'd have said you were lying'
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'If you told me a year ago I'd be playing against Ireland, I'd have said you were lying'

Jul 8th 2021, 7:30 PM 22,402 Views 1 Comment

23-year-old Athlone man Luke Carty made his debut for the US last weekend.

Eight players in line for Ireland debuts as Farrell names side to face USA
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Eight players in line for Ireland debuts as Farrell names side to face USA

Jul 8th 2021, 2:24 PM 28,605 Views 46 Comments

Leinster lock James Ryan will captain the team for Saturday evening’s game at the Aviva Stadium.

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