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# united-states - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie UN rights council launches probe into Israel’s Gaza offensive Human Rights

UN rights council launches probe into Israel’s Gaza offensive

Meanwhile, rockets were discovered in a UN school close to 3,000 displaced Palestinians.

# united-states - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Obamacare on the rocks? Controversial law hits major court setback Trouble

Obamacare on the rocks? Controversial law hits major court setback

The ruling means many low and middle-income people could face price hikes.

# united-states - Friday 18 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Obama: ‘Evidence suggests MH17 shot down by missile that came from rebel territory’ Ukraine

Obama: ‘Evidence suggests MH17 shot down by missile that came from rebel territory’

The US President added that more sanctions could be imposed on Russia

From Business ETC Facebook is testing a way to let you purchase items directly from your news feed Buy

Facebook is testing a way to let you purchase items directly from your news feed

A ‘Buy’ button has been rolled out to a limited number of companies in the United States.

# united-states - Saturday 12 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Is spraying sun cream on our kids doing them more harm than good? Protect Yourself

Is spraying sun cream on our kids doing them more harm than good?

The FDA is investigating whether this product is harmful as people may accidentally breath in dangerous chemicals.

# united-states - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Criminal proceedings on the table as Germany weighs how to hit back in US spying row Double Agent

Criminal proceedings on the table as Germany weighs how to hit back in US spying row

The row has damaged US-German ties, with no resolution in sight just yet.

# united-states - Friday 4 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie All these countries landed military planes in Shannon in last year Come On In

All these countries landed military planes in Shannon in last year

Eamon Gilmore said strict rules mean aircraft can not be armed or carrying any arms.

# united-states - Thursday 3 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie UK tightens airport security after US warning, Dublin Airport says it’s business as usual Pat Down

UK tightens airport security after US warning, Dublin Airport says it’s business as usual

The US says there are concerns terror groups have developed new non-traceable explosives.

# united-states - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie US: Sickening that Palestinian teen’s life has been stolen Tension

US: Sickening that Palestinian teen’s life has been stolen

The killing of the teen is thought to be an act of vengeance for the deaths of three Israeli teenagers whose bodies were found on Monday.

# united-states - Monday 30 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Declaration of Isis caliphate doesn’t mean anything, says US United States

Declaration of Isis caliphate doesn’t mean anything, says US

The militants, who have seized a large swath of territory in northern and western Iraq.

# united-states - Friday 27 June, 2014

From Business ETC Coveney: Irish beef will be on American shelves by autumn Agriculture

Coveney: Irish beef will be on American shelves by autumn

Officials from the US agriculture department will first need to conclude audits on Irish farms.

From TheJournal.ie Man finds out live on-air that his son, missing for 11 days, was found alive…in his own basement What?

Man finds out live on-air that his son, missing for 11 days, was found alive…in his own basement

The 12-year-old boy was found behind a makeshift barricade of boxes.

# united-states - Thursday 26 June, 2014

From The Score There’s been torrential rainfall in Recife today ahead of Germany v USA Looks Like Rain Ted

There’s been torrential rainfall in Recife today ahead of Germany v USA

The northern city has been hit by a downpour with just hours until the crucial Group G encounter.

# united-states - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Sudanese woman who escaped death row charged with forgery No Escape

Sudanese woman who escaped death row charged with forgery

The new charged against the woman relates to the travel document she was carrying when authorities stopped her family from leaving the country yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Researcher arrested after faking data for a HIV vaccine Bad Science

Researcher arrested after faking data for a HIV vaccine

The scientist confessed to spiking samples of blood to make a HIV vaccine appear to have great promise.

# united-states - Monday 23 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Woman who had just been raped told to “quit crying” by 911 operator United States

Woman who had just been raped told to “quit crying” by 911 operator

However, the operator will receive no disciplinary action.

# united-states - Sunday 22 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Obama warns that Iraqi extremists could destabalise other countries ISIL

Obama warns that Iraqi extremists could destabalise other countries

The US President has said the unrest in Iraq could spill over in other countries such as Jordan.

# united-states - Friday 20 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Fear as 86 workers in US lab exposed to anthrax Accident

Fear as 86 workers in US lab exposed to anthrax

The workers have been given antibiotics and are being monitored for signs of illness.

# united-states - Thursday 19 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Obama ready to send 300 military advisers to Iraq Action

Obama ready to send 300 military advisers to Iraq

He said that the US would be prepared to take targeted and precise military action.

# united-states - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Iraq officially calls on the US to carry out air strikes on militants Insurgency

Iraq officially calls on the US to carry out air strikes on militants

However, a “military approach will not be enough”, Iraq’s foreign minister said.

From TheJournal.ie Gilmore in Washington to ‘highlight plight’ of undocumented Irish Emigrants

Gilmore in Washington to ‘highlight plight’ of undocumented Irish

The Tánaiste will also discuss the establishment of a visa regime for future legal migration between Ireland and the US.

# united-states - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Special forces have captured the suspected ringleader behind the Benghazi attack Libya

Special forces have captured the suspected ringleader behind the Benghazi attack

Special forces, working with FBI agents, carried out Sunday’s operation and the suspect

# united-states - Monday 16 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Iraqis flee violence as US considers drone strikes on militants Iraq

Iraqis flee violence as US considers drone strikes on militants

US and Australian embassies and the United Nations have started evacuating staff.

# united-states - Sunday 15 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Iraqi security forces stage major counter-attack against militants Insurgency

Iraqi security forces stage major counter-attack against militants

As many as 279 “terrorists” have been killed in the past 24 hours, security officials said.

# united-states - Saturday 14 June, 2014

Is your $700k mansion about to fall off a cliff? It might be better to just set it on fire Ah Well This post contains images

Is your $700k mansion about to fall off a cliff? It might be better to just set it on fire

Please don’t actually set your mansion on fire.

From TheJournal.ie Iran offers help against militants in Iraq… but only if the US makes the first move Insurgency

Iran offers help against militants in Iraq… but only if the US makes the first move

The offer came as Iraqi commanders said the army had recaptured two towns north of Baghdad as they prepared a fightback.

# united-states - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

From Business ETC How many new millionaires were created last year? Money Money Money

How many new millionaires were created last year?

There’s a total of 13.7 million households with $1 million or more in the back pocket around the world at the moment.

# united-states - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Clinton: I wish Monica Lewinsky well, I hope she builds a life she finds meaning in I Did Not Have Sexual...

Clinton: I wish Monica Lewinsky well, I hope she builds a life she finds meaning in

Clinton was speaking ahead of the release of her memoir.

# united-states - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Taliban release video showing US soldier Bowe Bergdahl being released after 5 years Free This post contains videos

Taliban release video showing US soldier Bowe Bergdahl being released after 5 years

In the video, one of the Taliban militants is heard telling the soldier: “Don’t come to Afghanistan again. Next time, nobody will release you”.

From TheJournal.ie Enda is jetting off to sunny California to woo investors and secure jobs West Coast

Enda is jetting off to sunny California to woo investors and secure jobs

The Taoiseach will be visiting several companies in both San Francisco and Silicon Valley.

# united-states - Saturday 31 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Only US soldier held prisoner in Afghanistan freed after five years Prisoner Of War

Only US soldier held prisoner in Afghanistan freed after five years

Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl was freed in exchange for the release of five Afghan prisoners from Guantanamo Bay.

# united-states - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

From Business ETC Iranian judge summons Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg over privacy complaints Extradition

Iranian judge summons Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg over privacy complaints

However, no extradition treaty exists between Iran and the United States, so Zuckerburg is unlikely to appear.

# united-states - Friday 23 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘I was the punching bag, the sex toy, the maid’ – Michelle Knight describes life being held by Ariel Castro Survival Story

‘I was the punching bag, the sex toy, the maid’ – Michelle Knight describes life being held by Ariel Castro

Knight spoke to RTÉ about her 11 years in captivity in which she became pregnant five times.

From TheJournal.ie Pics: McDonald’s workers continue protest over low wages Fair Pay This post contains images

Pics: McDonald’s workers continue protest over low wages

Over 100 workers were arrested this week as they called for a minimum wage of $15 per hour.

From TheJournal.ie US says no one else is helping find abducted girls in Nigeria – despite help from Britain, France, Israel Boko Haram

US says no one else is helping find abducted girls in Nigeria – despite help from Britain, France, Israel

China has also offered its assistance, while the United Nations imposed sanctions on Boko Haram

From TheJournal.ie Californian man charged with decade-long kidnap of ex-girlfriend’s daughter United States

Californian man charged with decade-long kidnap of ex-girlfriend’s daughter

Garcia allegedly groomed her while still living with her mother, and then kidnapped her after a fight.

# united-states - Monday 19 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Cyberwars: The United States has charged five Chinese military hackers Phone-y War

Cyberwars: The United States has charged five Chinese military hackers

The FBI’s Bob Anderson Jr., described the charges as ‘the new normal’.

# united-states - Monday 12 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie “The crisis has exacted a huge toll on the Irish people” – President Higgins is critical of economic teaching Representin'

“The crisis has exacted a huge toll on the Irish people” – President Higgins is critical of economic teaching

Higgins told the University of Chicago that economic teaching has become separated from philosophical thought.

From TheJournal.ie Rebels claim victory in independence referendums in eastern Ukraine Split

Rebels claim victory in independence referendums in eastern Ukraine

Complete results are expected later today.

# united-states - Friday 9 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Spread of MERS virus prompts international emergency talks WHO

Spread of MERS virus prompts international emergency talks

The World Health Organisation is to hold a meeting due to the rising number of cases in several countries.

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