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O’Neill to brief US politicians in Washington on need to restore Stormont
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O’Neill to brief US politicians in Washington on need to restore Stormont

Jul 16th 2022, 5:53 PM 16,590 Views 21 Comments

The Sinn Fein vice president will travel to the US on Monday for a series of meetings with Congressional members and Irish American leaders.

'We are incredulous': Family of Shireen Abu Akleh condemn result of US probe into her death
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'We are incredulous': Family of Shireen Abu Akleh condemn result of US probe into her death

Updated Jul 4th 2022, 7:56 PM 22,595 Views 20 Comments

The US said the journalist was likely killed by Israeli gunfire, but said there was no reason to believe she was shot intentionally.

Larry Donnelly: Will the January 6th hearings, or anything else, help Democrats?
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Larry Donnelly: Will the January 6th hearings, or anything else, help Democrats?

Jun 26th 2022, 8:00 PM 13,783 Views 25 Comments

Our columnist looks at the aftermath of the Capitol attack and the findings of the select committee and asks what it means for the next election.

January 6th rioters came within 40 feet of Mike Pence, committee hears
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January 6th rioters came within 40 feet of Mike Pence, committee hears

Updated Jun 17th 2022, 7:30 AM 19,207 Views 0 Comments

New evidence has highlighted Pence faced as rioters outside the Capitol chanted ‘hang Mike Pence’.

White House correspondents' dinner returns after two years
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White House correspondents' dinner returns after two years

May 1st 2022, 9:31 AM 17,910 Views 28 Comments

US President Joe Biden poked fun at his slumping poll ratings and took several digs at his predecessor Donald Trump.

Nancy Pelosi tests positive for Covid-19
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Nancy Pelosi tests positive for Covid-19

Apr 7th 2022, 7:32 PM 17,033 Views 32 Comments

Pelosi, 82, received a positive result a day after attending a bill signing event at the White House with President Joe Biden.

Trial of Islamic State 'Beatle' begins as defense claims mistaken identity
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Trial of Islamic State 'Beatle' begins as defense claims mistaken identity

Mar 30th 2022, 8:05 PM 10,557 Views 0 Comments

El Shafee Elsheikh, 33, is accused of involvement in the murders of two American journalists and two aid workers.

Taoiseach says Biden 'can't wait to come back to Ireland' but no date set for visit
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Taoiseach says Biden 'can't wait to come back to Ireland' but no date set for visit

Updated Mar 18th 2022, 3:31 PM 25,447 Views 64 Comments

Officials would like to get the Taoiseach back to Washington later in the year with another trip to the White House perhaps on the cards.

Energy prices: Government moving to ease financial pressure but 'won't be able to do it all'
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Energy prices: Government moving to ease financial pressure but 'won't be able to do it all'

Mar 15th 2022, 5:02 PM 14,040 Views 10 Comments

Martin said he expects the European Commission to suggest alternative cost-cutting measures by the end of the month.

Commanders is new name of Washington's NFL team
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Commanders is new name of Washington's NFL team

Feb 2nd 2022, 1:45 PM 5,546 Views 9 Comments

The move comes 20 months after the club “retired” the name Redskins.

'We are in a battle for the soul of America': Joe Biden marks one year since US Capitol riots
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'We are in a battle for the soul of America': Joe Biden marks one year since US Capitol riots

Jan 6th 2022, 2:45 PM 18,008 Views 45 Comments

A series of remembrance events are due to take place to mark the event.

Last-minute interception secures third straight win for Washington
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Last-minute interception secures third straight win for Washington

Nov 30th 2021, 8:05 AM 3,327 Views 1 Comment

Washington’s Kendall Fuller picked a pass from Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson in the final three minutes of the game.

Garda Commissioner meets with US law enforcement agencies to discuss organised crime link-up
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Garda Commissioner meets with US law enforcement agencies to discuss organised crime link-up

Nov 14th 2021, 6:30 AM 13,127 Views 0 Comments

The meetings took place last week.

Taoiseach 'concerned' about Christmas delivery delays due to Brexit
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Taoiseach 'concerned' about Christmas delivery delays due to Brexit

Sep 24th 2021, 6:50 PM 18,733 Views 27 Comments

Irish shoppers are being advised to start planning their Christmas purchases as soon as they can.

Record breaking temperatures scorch US Pacific northwest for second consecutive day
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Record breaking temperatures scorch US Pacific northwest for second consecutive day

Jun 29th 2021, 9:15 AM 21,785 Views 22 Comments

The temperatures were unheard of in a region better known for rain.

El Chapo’s wife pleads guilty to drugs charges
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El Chapo’s wife pleads guilty to drugs charges

Jun 10th 2021, 8:30 PM 33,240 Views 0 Comments

Emma Coronel Aispuro admitted conspiring to distribute heroin, cocaine, marijuana and methamphetamine for several years.

Police officer dies after man drove a car into barricade at US Capitol in Washington DC
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Police officer dies after man drove a car into barricade at US Capitol in Washington DC

Updated Apr 2nd 2021, 8:12 PM 48,999 Views 48 Comments

Authorities say that attack did not appear to be terrorism.

Security restrictions around US Capitol to be largely scaled back
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Security restrictions around US Capitol to be largely scaled back

Mar 16th 2021, 7:50 AM 5,828 Views 6 Comments

Fencing and National Guard members have been used to protect the building since the 6 January riots.

Kim Jong Un’s sister criticises US and South Korea for holding military exercises
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Kim Jong Un’s sister criticises US and South Korea for holding military exercises

Mar 16th 2021, 7:09 AM 15,864 Views 28 Comments

Kim Yo Jong warned Washington against further provocations if it wants a ‘good night’s sleep for the next four years’.

Brexit issues raised with influential group of US Congress members
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Brexit issues raised with influential group of US Congress members

Mar 11th 2021, 11:48 AM 10,882 Views 11 Comments

Simon Coveney and EU Commission vice-president Maros Sefcovic spoke to the Friends of Ireland caucus.

US congressman sues Donald Trump under Ku Klux Klan Act over role in deadly riot at US Capitol
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US congressman sues Donald Trump under Ku Klux Klan Act over role in deadly riot at US Capitol

Feb 16th 2021, 6:51 PM 31,642 Views 17 Comments

It is the first case in an expected wave of litigation over the 6 January riot.

Verdict: Trump acquitted as just seven Republicans side with Democrats in Senate vote
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Verdict: Trump acquitted as just seven Republicans side with Democrats in Senate vote

Updated Feb 13th 2021, 10:01 PM 140,394 Views 250 Comments

The former US president was accused of inciting the deadly riot at the US Capitol last month.

Should he stay or should he go? Micheál Martin and the trip to the White House
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Should he stay or should he go? Micheál Martin and the trip to the White House

Feb 4th 2021, 8:16 PM 50,286 Views 144 Comments

The official line is that nothing has been decided yet.

Republican group proposes alternative Covid-19 relief plan to Biden
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Republican group proposes alternative Covid-19 relief plan to Biden

Jan 31st 2021, 6:45 PM 22,619 Views 25 Comments

The Republican senators are suggesting that their plan would give Biden the bipartisan support he wants.

Poll: Should the Taoiseach visit Washington for St Patrick's Day?
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Poll: Should the Taoiseach visit Washington for St Patrick's Day?

Jan 29th 2021, 9:40 AM 206,636 Views 255 Comments

Micheál Martin has so far signalled his plan to proceed with the visit.

Stormont leaders won't visit Washington for St Patrick’s Day - but the Taoiseach still intends to go
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Stormont leaders won't visit Washington for St Patrick’s Day - but the Taoiseach still intends to go

Jan 29th 2021, 8:03 AM 40,140 Views 135 Comments

The Executive Office has confirmed that the annual visit would not proceed this year, amid ongoing public health concerns.

Joe Biden to sign a dozen executive orders on his first day as US President
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Joe Biden to sign a dozen executive orders on his first day as US President

Jan 17th 2021, 9:31 AM 44,296 Views 45 Comments

Inauguration day is on Wednesday.

Iran deal architect among veterans named for Biden State Department
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Iran deal architect among veterans named for Biden State Department

Jan 16th 2021, 6:33 PM 12,685 Views 6 Comments

Biden said that the State Department nominees “have secured some of the most defining national security and diplomatic achievements in recent memory”.

Fresh calls for Trump to resign after Capitol violence
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Fresh calls for Trump to resign after Capitol violence

Jan 10th 2021, 7:25 PM 51,013 Views 123 Comments

Some members of Trump’s own party have called for him to resign over the violent incursion into the US Capitol.

Proud Boys leader arrested over burning of church banner ahead of Washington protests
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Proud Boys leader arrested over burning of church banner ahead of Washington protests

Jan 5th 2021, 8:50 AM 51,047 Views 74 Comments

Henry ‘Enrique’ Tarrio was taken into custody after a warrant was issued for his arrest for destruction of property, police said.

The Explainer: RTÉ's Brian O'Donovan on reporting in Trump's America - and what 2021 holds for Biden
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The Explainer: RTÉ's Brian O'Donovan on reporting in Trump's America - and what 2021 holds for Biden

Dec 22nd 2020, 8:00 AM 12,007 Views 19 Comments

We talk to the Washington Correspondent about the past year.

Watson throws for four touchdowns as Texans brush aside Lions on Thanksgiving
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Watson throws for four touchdowns as Texans brush aside Lions on Thanksgiving

Nov 27th 2020, 8:05 AM 2,844 Views 0 Comments

In the other NFL matchup, Washington moved into first place in the NFC East after beating Dallas.

'Whose streets? Our streets': Anti-Trump protesters gather outside White House
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'Whose streets? Our streets': Anti-Trump protesters gather outside White House

Nov 4th 2020, 7:04 AM 11,435 Views 4 Comments

Scattered protests also took place from Seattle to New York City, but across the US there were no signs of widespread unrest.

US will protect the Good Friday Agreement, Special Envoy to NI says
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US will protect the Good Friday Agreement, Special Envoy to NI says

Updated Sep 28th 2020, 5:26 PM 35,783 Views 18 Comments

Mulvaney, the former Chief of Staff to US President Donald Trump, took up the role of Special Envoy in March.

Handcuffs attaching paralysed police shooting victim Jacob Blake to his hospital bed removed
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Handcuffs attaching paralysed police shooting victim Jacob Blake to his hospital bed removed

Aug 28th 2020, 10:28 PM 58,298 Views 138 Comments

Jacob Blake cannot move from the waist down after being shot seven times in the back.

One killed, another seriously injured by car which ploughed into crowd protesting against police brutality in Seattle
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One killed, another seriously injured by car which ploughed into crowd protesting against police brutality in Seattle

Jul 5th 2020, 5:58 PM 32,084 Views 47 Comments

Footage of the incident was shared online.

Trump attacks opponents as he promises to 'safeguard' American values
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Trump attacks opponents as he promises to 'safeguard' American values

Jul 5th 2020, 7:28 AM 30,730 Views 93 Comments

Trump echoed comments he’d made the day before at Mount Rushmore.

Street section near White House renamed Black Lives Matter Plaza
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Street section near White House renamed Black Lives Matter Plaza

Jun 5th 2020, 9:58 PM 26,812 Views 124 Comments

Washington DC’s mayor Muriel Bowser announced the change.

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

Mar 28th 2020, 8:19 AM 18,182 Views 67 Comments

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

Varadkar to raise issue of undocumented Irish in US during meeting with Trump
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Varadkar to raise issue of undocumented Irish in US during meeting with Trump

Mar 11th 2020, 6:56 AM 10,026 Views 39 Comments

Varadkar will commence his US St Patrick’s Day trip in Washington DC.

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