# united-states - Today’s News
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# united-states - Monday 2 December, 2013
The train may have been speeding when it veered off the rails in the Bronx borough yesterday.
# united-states - Thursday 28 November, 2013
It brings to three the number of nations who have entered the airspace since Tuesday.
There’s nowhere else in the world I’d rather be than Ireland… most of the time. But this is the one day of the year that I would give almost anything to be back in my home neighbourhood of East Milton, Boston, writes Larry Donnelly.
# united-states - Tuesday 26 November, 2013
The 59kg homemade bomb, which partially exploded in Belfast city centre, had the potential to do massive damage.
# united-states - Friday 22 November, 2013
In Dublin, the Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore laid a wreath at the US Embassy in Ballsbridge where the American flag was lowered to half mast.
# united-states - Tuesday 19 November, 2013
The bank acknowledge that it had “made serious misrepresentations to the public” over residential mortgage-backed securities.
# united-states - Friday 15 November, 2013
The Washington Post reported this week that agents had misbehaved in 17 countries in recent years.
# united-states - Wednesday 13 November, 2013
Police are still looking for the shooter and the three victims have been taken to hospital.
# united-states - Tuesday 12 November, 2013
Prime Minsiter Benjamin Netanyahu said the plan had created “unnecessary confrontation with the international community” after the US expressed “deep concern”.
# united-states - Sunday 10 November, 2013
The talks are due to last up until the middle of next year so let’s have a look at the progress so far.
# united-states - Thursday 7 November, 2013
Perry, who has been working for RTÉ since 2007, will replace Richard Downes in the Washington post.
# united-states - Wednesday 6 November, 2013
Meanwhile, Bill de Blasio was elected the first Democrat mayor of New York City in 24 years.
# united-states - Monday 4 November, 2013
# united-states - Sunday 3 November, 2013
The Department of Foreign Affairs has confirmed it is providing consular assistance to the man’s family.
A prosecutor yesterday told how Paul Ciancia allegedly opened fire at “point-blank range” on Gerardo Hernandez, the first TSA agent killed since the office was created
# united-states - Saturday 2 November, 2013
The lone gunman, who reportedly had a grudge against the TSA, also wounded seven people in the firing rampage.
# united-states - Thursday 31 October, 2013
# united-states - Wednesday 30 October, 2013
The city council voted today to raise the minimum age for purchasing both cigarettes and electronic-vapour cigarettes.
# united-states - Tuesday 29 October, 2013
# united-states - Thursday 24 October, 2013
The US Navy and the Marine Corps had not yet received orders to intervene.
Police said they repeatedly asked the boy, Andy Lopez, to drop the weapon, but instead he raised it in their direction.
# united-states - Wednesday 16 October, 2013
The US has until midnight tonight to reach a deal on raising the government’s debt ceiling – or else see its credit reputation on the line.
# united-states - Tuesday 15 October, 2013
Israel and the West say Iran’s nuclear programme is aimed at developing an atomic bomb, but Tehran says it is for peaceful purposes only.
# united-states - Saturday 12 October, 2013
US states will temporarily pay the running costs of world-famous landmarks.
# united-states - Monday 7 October, 2013
Police said that the driver cooperated fully and it appears that neither alcohol nor any other impairment was a factor.
# united-states - Friday 4 October, 2013
The woman with a toddler in her car tried to ram a White House barrier before a high-speed car chase which ended in her being shot dead.
# united-states - Thursday 3 October, 2013
Hundreds of thousands of federal workers home, museums and national parks are shut, much scientific research is on hold and the shutdown is now threatening already sluggish economic growth.
# united-states - Wednesday 2 October, 2013
The panel said a ban should remain on browsing the Internet and sending or receiving texts and emails while the plane is flying below 10,000 feet.
# united-states - Tuesday 1 October, 2013
How did this happen, what does it mean and what’s going to happen next? TheJournal.ie explains all.
Around 800,000 government workers will be sent home today with back-pay not guaranteed.
# united-states - Monday 30 September, 2013
House Republicans attached an amendment to the government spending bill that would delay the healthcare legislation by a year.
# united-states - Tuesday 24 September, 2013
The ex-agent, Donald Sachtleben, “willfully disclosed … national defence information to a person not authorised to receive it” the Justice Department said last night.
# united-states - Monday 16 September, 2013
Minister Richard Bruton said that the government is determined to build a “powerful engine of Irish exporting businesses”.
# united-states - Sunday 15 September, 2013
After just barely pulling back from the precipice, industry is picking up, home prices are gaining, banks are stable and American consumers have started spending – albeit still with great caution.
# united-states - Friday 13 September, 2013
The US State Department said there were no American casualties though four Afghan policemen were among the wounded.
# united-states - Monday 9 September, 2013
No other injuries were reported, though the man had pointed the gun at two people in the house who were led out by police before the shootout.
# united-states - Wednesday 4 September, 2013
CBS television and other US news outlets reported that the former Cleveland, Ohio school bus driver, who was sentenced to life in prison last month, was found dead in his cell late last night.
# united-states - Sunday 1 September, 2013
Obama says America is ready for strike action following the chemical weapons attack that killed more than 1,400 people.
# united-states - Friday 30 August, 2013
The British House of Commons has rejected a call for military strikes but do you think international forces should intervene in Syria?
The staff taking part in demonstrations are calling for pay of $15 an hour, double the federal minimum wage.