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Larry Donnelly: The jurors in the Chauvin trial carry the weight of America's past and present
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Larry Donnelly: The jurors in the Chauvin trial carry the weight of America's past and present

Apr 11th 2021, 8:45 AM 15,890 Views 0 Comments

The Boston attorney takes a look at the trial of Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd.

Opinion: 'Take your virus back to China' is one of the ready-made slurs we hear
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Opinion: 'Take your virus back to China' is one of the ready-made slurs we hear

Mar 31st 2021, 7:00 AM 13,885 Views 0 Comments

Trinity researcher Moonyoung Hong outlines the racist abuse she and other Asian women receive in Ireland.

Gio Reyna and Christian Pulisic give USA victory over Northern Ireland
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Gio Reyna and Christian Pulisic give USA victory over Northern Ireland

Mar 28th 2021, 7:45 PM 5,001 Views 0 Comments

A superb strike from Niall McGinn gave Northern Ireland late hope.

China hits back after Britain imposes sanctions over treatment of people in Xinjiang
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China hits back after Britain imposes sanctions over treatment of people in Xinjiang

Mar 26th 2021, 7:45 AM 18,233 Views 31 Comments

Beijing said in a statement the move by Dominic Raab was ‘based on nothing but lies and disinformation’.

Larry Donnelly: From Kennedy to Biden, Irish-American ties remain robust
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Larry Donnelly: From Kennedy to Biden, Irish-American ties remain robust

Mar 21st 2021, 10:30 AM 13,065 Views 25 Comments

In a special week for Ireland, our Boston-born columnist looks at the strength of ties between the two countries.

US bombs sites in Syria used by Iran-backed militia
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US bombs sites in Syria used by Iran-backed militia

Feb 26th 2021, 7:10 AM 20,327 Views 56 Comments

The airstrike was the first military action undertaken by the Biden administration.

United Nations report finds Trump ally violated Libya arms embargo
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United Nations report finds Trump ally violated Libya arms embargo

Feb 20th 2021, 7:25 PM 24,162 Views 35 Comments

A private security contractor supplied mercenaries and weapons to a Libyan commander who fought to overthrow the government.

White House declines to say if there is a St Patrick's Day invite for the Taoiseach
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White House declines to say if there is a St Patrick's Day invite for the Taoiseach

Updated Feb 11th 2021, 7:29 PM 49,045 Views 201 Comments

The Taoiseach has said he would go if an in-person meeting was planned.

Jennifer Whitmore: We need a full debate and proper scrutiny of CETA trade deal
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Jennifer Whitmore: We need a full debate and proper scrutiny of CETA trade deal

Feb 10th 2021, 7:00 AM 11,139 Views 23 Comments

The Social Democrats TD argues that there has been more time dedicated to the controversial Canadian-EU trade deal on the airwaves and social media than in the Dáil.

The Explainer: Trump's second impeachment - what happens next, and what does it mean for his future?
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The Explainer: Trump's second impeachment - what happens next, and what does it mean for his future?

Jan 29th 2021, 2:00 PM 21,070 Views 24 Comments

This impeachment hinges on the riot earlier this month in the US Capitol building, as Larry Donnelly explains.

Suit filed against anti-smoking group over links to 'Big Tobacco'
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Suit filed against anti-smoking group over links to 'Big Tobacco'

Jan 15th 2021, 9:40 PM 33,338 Views 15 Comments

Several accusations have been made by the former anti-smoking foundation’s director of social media.

Record daily total for deaths in US as coronavirus surges in nearly every state
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Record daily total for deaths in US as coronavirus surges in nearly every state

Jan 7th 2021, 9:35 PM 50,831 Views 19 Comments

California has been particularly hard hit.

New surge feared as US virus death toll hits 350,000
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New surge feared as US virus death toll hits 350,000

Jan 3rd 2021, 4:03 PM 43,816 Views 40 Comments

The US has reported the most deaths from Covid-19 in the world, followed by Brazil.

Crowds gather in New Zealand and China for New Year celebrations - but a muted tone is struck elsewhere
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Crowds gather in New Zealand and China for New Year celebrations - but a muted tone is struck elsewhere

Jan 1st 2021, 7:48 AM 38,732 Views 25 Comments

In New York’s Times Square, the usual overflow crowd was replaced with a group of specially invited frontline workers.

Larry Donnelly: Let's face it, if it weren't for Covid-19, Trump would be planning his inauguration
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Larry Donnelly: Let's face it, if it weren't for Covid-19, Trump would be planning his inauguration

Dec 27th 2020, 10:00 AM 31,797 Views 79 Comments

Larry Donnelly looks back over the 2020 race for the White House and says the pandemic utterly changed the direction of the election.

From starring in Cork's All-Ireland wins to watching on from New Jersey
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From starring in Cork's All-Ireland wins to watching on from New Jersey

Nov 27th 2020, 5:15 PM 12,237 Views 1 Comment

Orla Cotter scored the winning point when Cork and Kilkenny met in the 2018 All-Ireland final, she’ll watch tomorrow’s semi-final from Jersey City.

Kearney hoping for Ireland call as cousin Biden gets elected in the US
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Kearney hoping for Ireland call as cousin Biden gets elected in the US

Nov 13th 2020, 6:00 AM 8,786 Views 1 Comment

The 31-year-old wing has had a torrid time with injuries in recent years.

Biden urges Americans to 'stay calm' and says he has 'no doubt' he will be declared winner
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Biden urges Americans to 'stay calm' and says he has 'no doubt' he will be declared winner

Nov 5th 2020, 9:47 PM 23,799 Views 43 Comments

Trump, meanwhile, has not been seen in public since election night.

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

Oct 23rd 2020, 8:59 AM 28,632 Views 19 Comments

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

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

Oct 12th 2020, 8:03 AM 52,304 Views 36 Comments

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

US contacts considered kidnapping or poisoning Assange, court told
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US contacts considered kidnapping or poisoning Assange, court told

Sep 30th 2020, 6:30 PM 14,406 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Sep 22nd 2020, 9:33 PM 31,560 Views 42 Comments

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

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

Updated Sep 17th 2020, 7:11 AM 23,067 Views 27 Comments

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

One dead in Portland shooting after demonstrators clash
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One dead in Portland shooting after demonstrators clash

Aug 30th 2020, 9:30 AM 27,846 Views 77 Comments

The death follows another night of unrest in the city.

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

Aug 9th 2020, 7:30 AM 42,376 Views 56 Comments

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

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

Aug 8th 2020, 8:21 AM 24,273 Views 56 Comments

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

Jul 19th 2020, 11:25 PM 5,185 Views 0 Comments

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.

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

Jul 17th 2020, 12:32 PM 49,762 Views 79 Comments

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

Jul 10th 2020, 9:22 AM 5,314 Views 7 Comments

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

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

Jul 7th 2020, 9:57 PM 69,784 Views 10 Comments

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

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

Updated Jul 7th 2020, 9:31 PM 37,063 Views 16 Comments

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

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

Jul 4th 2020, 7:18 PM 55,546 Views 72 Comments

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

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

Jun 28th 2020, 8:15 AM 30,575 Views 35 Comments

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

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

Jun 26th 2020, 4:47 PM 41,467 Views 41 Comments

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

US Soccer scraps controversial anthem kneeling ban
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US Soccer scraps controversial anthem kneeling ban

Jun 11th 2020, 7:56 AM 4,194 Views 1 Comment

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

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

Jun 6th 2020, 10:59 AM 50,481 Views 123 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.

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

Jun 5th 2020, 7:09 AM 29,827 Views 66 Comments

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

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

Jun 3rd 2020, 9:06 PM 17,240 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Updated May 29th 2020, 12:57 PM 60,570 Views 152 Comments

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

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

May 11th 2020, 10:07 PM 16,804 Views 68 Comments

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

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