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#United States

# united-states - Friday 17 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Joe Biden’s son kicked out of US Navy over cocaine use Discharged

Joe Biden’s son kicked out of US Navy over cocaine use

Hunter Biden said he deeply regretted and was embarrassed that his actions led to this.

# united-states - Thursday 16 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Back at the table: Leaders head to Stormont to revive talks on Northern Ireland Legacy Issues

Back at the table: Leaders head to Stormont to revive talks on Northern Ireland

The Irish Government will be represented by Charlie Flanagan.

# united-states - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The United States is getting ready to step up its battle against Ebola Virus

The United States is getting ready to step up its battle against Ebola

President Barack Obama said that ‘SWAT-like’ response teams are needed.

From TheJournal.ie World Health Organisation warns the rate of Ebola could reach 10,000 a week Outbreak

World Health Organisation warns the rate of Ebola could reach 10,000 a week

Ninety-five Liberian health workers have died so far in the epidemic.

# united-states - Friday 10 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Details of the Palin family brawl have emerged and they’re not pretty… You Betcha

Details of the Palin family brawl have emerged and they’re not pretty…

Bristol Palin is accused of repeatedly punching a man in the face.

# united-states - Thursday 9 October, 2014

From The Score Paul McGinley defends under-fire Tom Watson

Paul McGinley defends under-fire Tom Watson

The US skipper had to deal with ‘body blows’ like Tiger’s withdrawal according to the Dubliner.

# united-states - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Ireland’s new US Ambassador met the President today Kevin O'malley

Ireland’s new US Ambassador met the President today

The Irish Army band played the Star-Spangled Banner when Kevin O’Malley stopped by the Áras this afternoon.

# united-states - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Japanese researchers win Nobel for inventing the “revolutionary” LED lamp Inventions

Japanese researchers win Nobel for inventing the “revolutionary” LED lamp

The LED has helped in the fight against global warming and also helps people in poverty.

# united-states - Monday 6 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Gay marriage extended to five more American states Landmark Ruling

Gay marriage extended to five more American states

A Supreme Court decision today means that same-sex couples can now marry in up to 30 states in the US.

# united-states - Friday 3 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie In from the cold: international ideas for dealing with homelessness Global

In from the cold: international ideas for dealing with homelessness

Utah has a very simple idea – give homeless people homes.

From Business ETC Biggest US bank reveals 76 million customers were hacked Data Breach

Biggest US bank reveals 76 million customers were hacked

User contact information, like names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses, was compromised.

# united-states - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie US Secret Service chief resigns over security breaches Gone

US Secret Service chief resigns over security breaches

Julia Pierson had only taken up her post 18 months ago after a prostitution scandal erupted within the agency

From TheJournal.ie Children being monitored after contact with US man with ebola Texas

Children being monitored after contact with US man with ebola

The man became infected in Liberia and travelled to Texas.

# united-states - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: The US should step back and let the Middle East tackle Isis Cycle Of Violence

Opinion: The US should step back and let the Middle East tackle Isis

It is time to stop air strikes and let the people of the Middle East decide their own fate – together and without interference.

# united-states - Monday 29 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Flanagan: ‘The beheading, the barbaric sexual violence is too harrowing to witness’ Islamic State

Flanagan: ‘The beheading, the barbaric sexual violence is too harrowing to witness’

Addressing the UN tonight, Flanagan said the “bloodlust and inhumanity which ISIS is displaying in Syria and Iraq” has shocked all civilised people.

# united-states - Sunday 28 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Ferguson, Missouri is dealing with another shooting – this time a police officer has been shot Guns

Ferguson, Missouri is dealing with another shooting – this time a police officer has been shot

The officer, who was shot in the arm, was said to be chasing two men.

From TheJournal.ie Flanagan: ‘Our commitment to Irish abroad remains strong’ Diaspora

Flanagan: ‘Our commitment to Irish abroad remains strong’

The Minister for Foreign Affairs will meet members of the Irish community in New York later today.

# united-states - Saturday 27 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Grandad Bill and Granny Hillary: Chelsea Clinton gives birth to baby girl The Generation Game

Grandad Bill and Granny Hillary: Chelsea Clinton gives birth to baby girl

Charlotte Clinton Mezvinsky is Chelsea Clinton’s first child.

# united-states - Friday 26 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie British and Belgian politicians vote to join air strikes on Islamic State Terrorism

British and Belgian politicians vote to join air strikes on Islamic State

Speaking today, David Cameron told MPs “there is no more serious issue than asking our armed forces to put themselves in harm’s way to protect our country”.

From Business ETC More people are choosing Ireland as their holiday destination Holliers

More people are choosing Ireland as their holiday destination

New figures from CSO show visitor numbers up again.

# united-states - Thursday 25 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Islamic State plot to attack US and Paris subway systems revealed Terrorism

Islamic State plot to attack US and Paris subway systems revealed

He told reporters today that he had been alerted to the plan to target systems in the US and Paris which involved militants from that country who are part of IS.

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From TheJournal.ie FBI thinks it has identified this Islamic State hostage killer Masked Man

FBI thinks it has identified this Islamic State hostage killer

The head of the FBI won’t be telling us who they think the person is.

# united-states - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Islamic State oil refineries hit in latest air strikes Attack

Islamic State oil refineries hit in latest air strikes

Meanwhile, US President Barack Obama led the UN Security Council in approving a resolution demanding that countries take action to stem the flow of foreign jihadists to Iraq and Syria.

From TheJournal.ie Cameron recalls British parliament to vote on joining air strikes in Iraq Islamic State

Cameron recalls British parliament to vote on joining air strikes in Iraq

Speaking after talks with Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar Al-Abadi, Cameron said he was “confident” that members of the House of Commons would authorise the move.

# united-states - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie A little-known terror group was ‘on verge of major attack’ on the US Khorasan

A little-known terror group was ‘on verge of major attack’ on the US

The group, unaffiliated to the Islamic State group, was also targeted in air strikes today.

# united-states - Saturday 20 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Man jumps White House fence and makes it through the doors before being caught White House Down

Man jumps White House fence and makes it through the doors before being caught

US President Barack Obama was not in the building at the time.

# united-states - Friday 19 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie France is the first nation to join the US in attacking Islamic State… Iraq

France is the first nation to join the US in attacking Islamic State…

… but refused to support the invasion of Iraq in 2003.

# united-states - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie US bombs Islamic State near Baghdad for first time Air Strike

US bombs Islamic State near Baghdad for first time

Last week Obama ordered a “relentless” war against the Islamic State.

# united-states - Monday 15 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Nations meet in Paris to discuss how to defeat Islamic State JOining Forces

Nations meet in Paris to discuss how to defeat Islamic State

Representatives of 20 nations will take part.

# united-states - Sunday 14 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Australia sending 600 troops to join US against Islamic State – but not for combat This Is War

Australia sending 600 troops to join US against Islamic State – but not for combat

400 air personnel and about 200 military personnel followed a formal request from Washington for Australia to contribute to the international coalition.

# united-states - Saturday 13 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie White House makes it official: The US is at war with Islamic State At War

White House makes it official: The US is at war with Islamic State

“The United States is at war with ISIS in the same way that we are at war with Al-Qaeda”.

# united-states - Friday 12 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie President Higgins has spoken directly to the Irish Diaspora: “We owe them a debt of gratitude.” Ancestors

President Higgins has spoken directly to the Irish Diaspora: “We owe them a debt of gratitude.”

The story of Irish emigration is one to be proud of he argued.

# united-states - Thursday 11 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie US intensifies sanctions to punish Russia TAKING ACTION

US intensifies sanctions to punish Russia

Barack Obama said that the action comes after Russia’s latest attempts to destabilise Ukraine.

# united-states - Friday 5 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie California to become first US state to ban plastic bags Save The World

California to become first US state to ban plastic bags

Under the Californian legislation, single-use plastic bags would disappear from grocery stores and pharmacies from 1 July, 2015.

# united-states - Thursday 4 September, 2014

From Business ETC Here’s why people are worried about a US warrant for emails on Irish servers Privacy

Here’s why people are worried about a US warrant for emails on Irish servers

A US court has said Microsoft has to hand over the data but European governments (ours included, of course) and other US companies think this would be a disaster.

# united-states - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Men freed after 30 years in US prison for crime they didn’t commit Freedom

Men freed after 30 years in US prison for crime they didn’t commit

The two men are mentally impaired and one of them is the longest serving death row inmate in North Carolina.

# united-states - Thursday 28 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Dramatic change is needed in American foreign policy – the people have no appetite for war Conflict

Opinion: Dramatic change is needed in American foreign policy – the people have no appetite for war

The US must no longer be impulsively ready to employ its military around the world either for its own or for others’ ends.

# united-states - Monday 25 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Mourners throng church in St. Louis for funeral of slain teen Michael Brown Ferguson

Mourners throng church in St. Louis for funeral of slain teen Michael Brown

Brown’s father has called for protests to be halted for the day.

# united-states - Thursday 21 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Teenager sentenced to 11 years in jail for carving swastika on boy’s forehead America

Teenager sentenced to 11 years in jail for carving swastika on boy’s forehead

The 16-year-old told the victim that he was “very sincerely sorry”.

# united-states - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: The protesters in Missouri have wrongly become enemies of the State Ferguson

Opinion: The protesters in Missouri have wrongly become enemies of the State

Blurring the boundary between law enforcement and military action creates the conditions for a military dictatorship.

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