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# united-states - Today’s News

From TheJournal.ie Ukraine revives offensive against rebels while US sends ‘reassuring’ troops Crisis

Ukraine revives offensive against rebels while US sends ‘reassuring’ troops

Pro-Moscow insurgents are also currently holding two journalists.

# united-states - Yesterday’s News

From TheJournal.ie Defendant shot mid-trial after attempting to attack witness with pen United States

Defendant shot mid-trial after attempting to attack witness with pen

Siale Angilau was facing charges of racketeering.

From TheJournal.ie 349 US planes with war munitions allowed to land at Shannon. Zero were refused Mick Wallace

349 US planes with war munitions allowed to land at Shannon. Zero were refused

However, thirteen overflights were refused due to the nature of their cargo.

# united-states - Monday 21 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie One year on, runners head to the starting line of the Boston Marathon Boston Strong

One year on, runners head to the starting line of the Boston Marathon

About 36,000 runners have registered for the race — the second-largest field in its history.

# united-states - Saturday 19 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Pressure of further US sanctions prompts Russia to flex military muscle Ukraine

Pressure of further US sanctions prompts Russia to flex military muscle

It has thousands of troops along the border with Ukraine, ready to act, it says.

# united-states - Monday 14 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘Neo-Nazi’ gunman kills three at US Jewish sites on eve of Passover Kansas

‘Neo-Nazi’ gunman kills three at US Jewish sites on eve of Passover

The suspect was heard yelling “Heil Hitler” as police officers escorted him away.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Monday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

It’s the beginning of a new week – and here’s everything you need to know before 9am.

# united-states - Saturday 12 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie White House refuses US visa for Iran newly appointed UN envoy Tehran

White House refuses US visa for Iran newly appointed UN envoy

Hamid Aboutalebi has been linked to the 1979 hostage crisis in which 52 Americans were held for 444 days.

# united-states - Saturday 5 April, 2014

From Business ETC Boeing is allowed to sell spare aircraft parts to Iran – but not new planes Trade

Boeing is allowed to sell spare aircraft parts to Iran – but not new planes

This is the first time the US has issued a license of this kind since the 1979 embargo.

From TheJournal.ie Afghan voters brave Taliban threats in historic election Democracy

Afghan voters brave Taliban threats in historic election

Afghanistan’s third presidential election brings an end to 13 years of rule by Karzai, who has held power since the Taliban were ousted in 2001.

# united-states - Monday 31 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Late surge in enrollment for Obamacare as deadline hits Ticktock

Late surge in enrollment for Obamacare as deadline hits

It will be months before it’s clear whether the law has made medical assurance affordable.

# united-states - Thursday 27 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: ‘With a few surviving classmates, I stepped carefully over the dead and dying’ Nuclear Weapons

Column: ‘With a few surviving classmates, I stepped carefully over the dead and dying’

As a 13-year old schoolgirl, Setsuko Thurlow became a survivor of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima. Her harrowing testimony is a continuing reminder of the importance of nuclear disarmament, writes Jamie Walsh.

From TheJournal.ie Popular Pope meets increasingly unpopular US President Audience With The Pope

Popular Pope meets increasingly unpopular US President

US bishops were among the most outspoken opponents of Obamacare, objecting to its mandatory coverage of contraception.

From TheJournal.ie Ukraine rescued by IMF bailout Cash Strapped

Ukraine rescued by IMF bailout

The fund of up to €13 billion will avert bankruptcy amid Ukraine’s escalating standoff with Russia.

# united-states - Friday 21 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here’s what it would be like to drive across the United States in 20 minutes Road Trip

Here’s what it would be like to drive across the United States in 20 minutes

It actually took four days to across the continent.

# united-states - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie 11 pictures of Enda Kenny having a great time in America Totally Awesome This post contains images

11 pictures of Enda Kenny having a great time in America

Being Taoiseach is a grand gig sometimes…

# united-states - Saturday 15 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Timeline: The hunt for the mystery Malaysia Airlines flight Missing

Timeline: The hunt for the mystery Malaysia Airlines flight

The search enters its eighth day today and authorities now say the plane’s disappearance was ‘deliberate’.

# united-states - Friday 14 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie It’ll be all smiles and shamrocks in the White House today Caption Time

It’ll be all smiles and shamrocks in the White House today

Enda Kenny will meet US President Barack Obama in the Oval Office.

From TheJournal.ie ‘I feel so safe in Ireland, but as an undocumented migrant I fear for my future’ Migrant Rights

‘I feel so safe in Ireland, but as an undocumented migrant I fear for my future’

Groups have said the government here should do the same for undocumented migrants as it is asking the US to do for undocumented Irish people living there.

# united-states - Thursday 13 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Tatars urge NATO to intervene in Ukraine “before there is a massacre” Tensions

Tatars urge NATO to intervene in Ukraine “before there is a massacre”

The European Court of Human Rights has called on Russia to avoid military action, while a protester was stabbed in the west of Ukraine.

# united-states - Monday 24 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Is the US spying on hundreds of leading Germans? ‘No comment, but…’ BUGGING

Is the US spying on hundreds of leading Germans? ‘No comment, but…’

… US spy agencies would continue to “gather information about the intentions of governments”.

# united-states - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Edward Snowden is the new rector of Glasgow University Whistleblower

Edward Snowden is the new rector of Glasgow University

The post is largely a symbolic one but the successful candidate is expected to attend meetings with the governing body and other authorities.

# united-states - Thursday 13 February, 2014

From The Score Ireland remain 67th in latest FIFA World Rankings No Change

Ireland remain 67th in latest FIFA World Rankings

World champions Spain are top, although many of their potential challengers in 2014 have gained ground.

# united-states - Sunday 9 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie US government expands legal rights for couples in same-sex marriages Equality

US government expands legal rights for couples in same-sex marriages

All federal courtrooms and prisons will recognise same-sex marriages.

# united-states - Sunday 2 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Damien Kiberd: Are whistleblowers saints? The ethics can be complicated. Stranger Than Fiction

Damien Kiberd: Are whistleblowers saints? The ethics can be complicated.

As Ireland has discovered following the row over the cancellation of penalty points for motoring offences, the ethics of whistleblowing can be most complicated, writes Damien Kiberd.

# united-states - Friday 17 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Obama to unveil NSA data collection reforms Spying

Obama to unveil NSA data collection reforms

The US president is expected to roll out only modest changes to the way in which the NSA collects phone and internet information.

# united-states - Friday 10 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie FBI director says he is baffled that Snowden is called a hero Whistleblower

FBI director says he is baffled that Snowden is called a hero

FBI boss James Comey said he doesn’t understand how someone who disagrees with the way the US government works could be considered a hero or a whistleblower.

From TheJournal.ie Indian diplomat leaves US after charges over treatment of her servant Servants

Indian diplomat leaves US after charges over treatment of her servant

Khobograde was accused of lying on the servant’s visa application and paying her less than half the statutory minimum wage.

# united-states - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Temperatures colder than Mars cause 21 deaths across the United States Polar Vortex This post contains images

Temperatures colder than Mars cause 21 deaths across the United States

The extreme cold weather is causing chaos across the United States and Canada as temperatures plunge as low as -37 degrees Celsius.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Wednesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Good morning! Here are nine things you need to know as you start your day.

# united-states - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Tuesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Good morning! Here are nine things you need to know as you start your day.

# united-states - Monday 6 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie What is the ‘polar vortex’ sweeping across the US, and how did it form? United States

What is the ‘polar vortex’ sweeping across the US, and how did it form?

The weather system is sweeping across the States right now causing temperatures to drop to dozens of degrees below 0.

From TheJournal.ie Same-sex marriage in Utah put on hold by US Supreme Court United States

Same-sex marriage in Utah put on hold by US Supreme Court

Close to a thousand couples have married since same-sex marriage became legal last month.

From TheJournal.ie US prepares for ‘polar vortex’ which could plunge temperatures to -51 degrees Celsius Extreme Weather

US prepares for ‘polar vortex’ which could plunge temperatures to -51 degrees Celsius

Exposed skin could suffer frostbite in as little as five minutes in such conditions as the US National Weather Service described the weather as “life-threatening.”

# united-states - Sunday 5 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie US pledges help to Iraqi forces in Al-Qaeda battle but insists “it is their fight” Iraq

US pledges help to Iraqi forces in Al-Qaeda battle but insists “it is their fight”

Iraq lost control of Fallujah to Al-Qaeda-linked fighters, a city where US forces repeatedly battled insurgents.

# united-states - Friday 3 January, 2014

From Business ETC Facebook sued for allegedly using your private messages to tailor ads United States

Facebook sued for allegedly using your private messages to tailor ads

An American blogger is suing the social media giant, claiming the messages are “systematically intercepted”.

# united-states - Thursday 2 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie These unusual homes have secret tunnels, moats and castle towers Dream Home

# united-states - Tuesday 17 December, 2013

From The Score US ward Spurs off Klinsmann Comeback

US ward Spurs off Klinsmann

The German would be an expensive option to replace AVB.

# united-states - Monday 16 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Harvard University reopens after reports of explosives on campus United States

Harvard University reopens after reports of explosives on campus

Campus police received an email saying that explosive devices may have been hidden at four buildings on campus.

From Business ETC Tourists spent big using payment cards during The Gathering Tourism

Tourists spent big using payment cards during The Gathering

A 21 per cent increase was driven by UK and US visitors in 2013.

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