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From TheJournal.ie US withdraws diplomatic staff in Cuba over mystery 'sonic attacks' American Embassy

US withdraws diplomatic staff in Cuba over mystery 'sonic attacks'

The attacks of an unknown nature have targeted at least 21 US embassy staff in Havana over the past few months, the US said.

From TheJournal.ie One killed and three injured at high school shooting in tiny US town Washington

One killed and three injured at high school shooting in tiny US town

The shooter has been arrested.

From TheJournal.ie Hundreds of homes evacuated due to 'biggest fire in Los Angeles history' California

Hundreds of homes evacuated due to 'biggest fire in Los Angeles history'

The LA fire is one of several major fires burning in the western United States.

From TheJournal.ie Abraham Lincoln Memorial defaced in Washington DC Spray Paint

Abraham Lincoln Memorial defaced in Washington DC

The graffiti appeared to say ‘F*** law’.

From TheJournal.ie Vladimir Putin says more than 750 US diplomatic staff will have to leave Russia Get Out This post contains videos

Vladimir Putin says more than 750 US diplomatic staff will have to leave Russia

The call is in response to fresh US sanctions against Moscow.

From TheJournal.ie Former US presidential candidate John McCain diagnosed with brain cancer Washington

Former US presidential candidate John McCain diagnosed with brain cancer

McCain has been one of the more moderate Republican voices in Washington DC during the first six months of Donald Trump’s presidency.

From TheJournal.ie It looks like Donald Trump will get his banquet with Queen Elizabeth II after all State Visit

It looks like Donald Trump will get his banquet with Queen Elizabeth II after all

There had been doubts over a State visit to the UK but it now looks like it will happen next year.

From TheJournal.ie 'I'm tired of taking it': Reporter who called out White House spokesperson says press are being bullied Washington

'I'm tired of taking it': Reporter who called out White House spokesperson says press are being bullied

Brian Karem interrupted White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders during a briefing yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Man files for separation after 12 years of marriage to woman who raped him when he was 12 Washington

Man files for separation after 12 years of marriage to woman who raped him when he was 12

They began an affair when he was 12 and she was 34, they have two children together.

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump's worst week in Washington Crisis Mode

Donald Trump's worst week in Washington

It’s been a tough week for the US President.

From TheJournal.ie US facing calls to act after Turkish guards use violence on protesters Washington This post contains videos

US facing calls to act after Turkish guards use violence on protesters

Both Republicans and Democrats say there must be consequences for the guards’ actions.

From TheJournal.ie Somehow nobody was injured when this plane hit power lines and crashed onto a road Seattle

Somehow nobody was injured when this plane hit power lines and crashed onto a road

A number of vehicles were damaged.

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump backs down on funding demand for Mexico border wall Great And Beautiful Wall This post contains videos

Donald Trump backs down on funding demand for Mexico border wall

The US President insists that the wall will be built, however.

From TheJournal.ie FBI releases never-before-seen images of 9/11 attack on the Pentagon Ground Zero

FBI releases never-before-seen images of 9/11 attack on the Pentagon

The photos show the mass destruction at the site.

From TheJournal.ie 'By any objective measure, Enda Kenny acquitted himself and the Irish people honourably' Enda In Trumpland

'By any objective measure, Enda Kenny acquitted himself and the Irish people honourably'

Enda Kenny had a difficult tightrope to walk and he performed admirably writes Larry Donnelly.

From TheJournal.ie The Northeast US is a slippery mess thanks to Storm Stella Stellaaaa!!!

The Northeast US is a slippery mess thanks to Storm Stella

Flights were cancelled across the region – but things are expected to get back to normal in the next 24 hours.

From TheJournal.ie Snowstorm changes Enda Kenny's US plans Cancelled Events

Snowstorm changes Enda Kenny's US plans

An event honouring John F Kennedy in Boston is among those to have been cancelled.

From TheJournal.ie US judge refuses to rule on Trump's latest travel ban New Order

US judge refuses to rule on Trump's latest travel ban

Judge James Robart said a complaint over the revised ban needed to be filed before he could rule.

From TheJournal.ie Trump's revised travel ban facing new court challenges Modified

Trump's revised travel ban facing new court challenges

Hawaii filed the first suit on Tuesday.

From TheJournal.ie Seattle Sikh man told 'go back to your own country' before being shot Hate Crime

Seattle Sikh man told 'go back to your own country' before being shot

Recently, South Asians have been on edge after a deadly shooting in a suburban Kansas City bar that the FBI is investigating as a hate crime.

From TheJournal.ie Photos: At least 20 people arrested after clashes as hundreds rally in support of Trump USA

Photos: At least 20 people arrested after clashes as hundreds rally in support of Trump

A dagger, metal pipes, bats, pieces of lumber and bricks were confiscated in California.

From TheJournal.ie The Taoiseach WILL go to Washington (and here's where all his ministers are heading) Paddy's Day

The Taoiseach WILL go to Washington (and here's where all his ministers are heading)

Let the annual Paddy’s Day exodus commence…

From TheJournal.ie 'We've really been milking this goodbye' - Obama makes final speech before heading on holiday Bon Voyage This post contains videos

'We've really been milking this goodbye' - Obama makes final speech before heading on holiday

The former president is going on vacation to California with his wife Michelle.

From TheJournal.ie Police use tear gas in Washington DC protests during President Trump's inauguration Disrupt J20 This post contains videos

Police use tear gas in Washington DC protests during President Trump's inauguration

Demonstrators have pledged to continue protesting during Trump’s presidency.

From TheJournal.ie Watch: The bizarre moment US news network C-Span was 'taken over' by Russia Today Moscow Calling This post contains videos

Watch: The bizarre moment US news network C-Span was 'taken over' by Russia Today

Russia Today is the Moscow-backed English language new network.

From TheJournal.ie Tourists won't be able to go up the Washington Monument for at least two years Monumental Work

Tourists won't be able to go up the Washington Monument for at least two years

A new elevator will be installed in the towering landmark.

From TheJournal.ie Man who fired rifle inside 'pizzagate' restaurant says he was investigating fake news Washington DC

Man who fired rifle inside 'pizzagate' restaurant says he was investigating fake news

The pizzeria was the subject of a bogus report that alleged it was at the centre of a child sex ring organised by Hillary Clinton.

From TheJournal.ie Gunman who killed five at shopping centre arrested - but police say no terrorist links Belmont

Gunman who killed five at shopping centre arrested - but police say no terrorist links

One victim was 16 and had survived cancer.

From TheJournal.ie Four women and a man dead after shooting at Washington shopping centre Burlington

Four women and a man dead after shooting at Washington shopping centre

The shooter is still at large.

From The42 49ers leave LA fans wondering were they better off without an NFL team LA Woe Man

49ers leave LA fans wondering were they better off without an NFL team

The Rams were atrocious last night.

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump was disappointed his crowds weren't as big as Martin Luther King's Dream On This post contains videos

Donald Trump was disappointed his crowds weren't as big as Martin Luther King's

Trump says it was because they weren’t let into the Washington Momument.

From TheJournal.ie St Patrick's Day flights for Taoiseach's entourage cost €37,334 Washington

St Patrick's Day flights for Taoiseach's entourage cost €37,334

Delays and uncertainty in the formation of a new government meant the tickets were booked just four days in advance – costing €9,257 for Enda Kenny alone.

From TheJournal.ie Obama drops the mic and roasts Trump at his final White House Correspondents’ Dinner Obama Out This post contains videos

Obama drops the mic and roasts Trump at his final White House Correspondents’ Dinner

The annual gag-fest for politicians and journalists was held last night.

From TheJournal.ie Man accused of torturing woman to death escapes psychiatric hospital Washington

Man accused of torturing woman to death escapes psychiatric hospital

28-year-old Anthony Garver stands accused of stabbing a woman to death after tying her to a bed with electrical cords.

From TheJournal.ie Man shot by US police after drawing weapon on Capitol Hill Washington

Man shot by US police after drawing weapon on Capitol Hill

A female bystander suffered what police said appeared to be minor injuries and was hospitalised.

From TheJournal.ie Hatchet-swinging attacker shot dead by shop customer Washington

Hatchet-swinging attacker shot dead by shop customer

The customer was in possession of a concealed-weapon permit.

From TheJournal.ie Former Putin press secretary died of 'blunt force trauma' in Washington hotel Mikhail Lesin

Former Putin press secretary died of 'blunt force trauma' in Washington hotel

Russian state media had said Mikhail Lesin died of a heart attack.

From TheJournal.ie Shooting suspect with 'Martian master race' manifesto arrested at White House Kyle Odom

Shooting suspect with 'Martian master race' manifesto arrested at White House

Kyle Odom, a former Marine from Idaho, has a history of mental illness.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's a terrible tragedy': Five dead in apparent family murder-suicide Washington

'It's a terrible tragedy': Five dead in apparent family murder-suicide

A 12-year-old girl survived the carnage.