# us - Yesterday’s News
A US judge described Shannon Conley as “a bit of a mess”.
# us - Tuesday 20 January, 2015
The IMF has cut its economic predictions for the next two years.
# us - Saturday 17 January, 2015
The former Anglo CEO filed appeal papers last night.
The Supreme Court is being asked if a ban in four states is allowed under the constitution.
# us - Friday 16 January, 2015
“They got the wrong philosophy, but they’re willing to die for what they believe, while we are busily giving away every belief and every value for the sake of political correctness.”
# us - Thursday 15 January, 2015
20-year-old Christopher Cornell was arrested after he purchased two semi-automatic weapons and 600 rounds of ammunition.
# us - Tuesday 13 January, 2015
Guantánamo Bay has just marked its thirteen anniversary; its legacy is as shameful as it is horrifying.
# us - Saturday 10 January, 2015
A policy paper being examined sets out options including a total removal of the ban and a time deferral on donation.
# us - Wednesday 7 January, 2015
The 122 page ruling is damning in its assessment of Drumm’s testimony.
# us - Tuesday 6 January, 2015
The capsule from Samuel Adams is believed to contain old coins and documents.
Jury selection is expected to take three weeks with jurors allowed excuse themselves if they object to the death penalty.
# us - Sunday 4 January, 2015
North Korea said the US is focused on ‘inveterate repugnancy and hostility’. Ouch.
# us - Friday 2 January, 2015
Obama said they were aimed at the government of the country and not its citizens.
# us - Thursday 1 January, 2015
WARNING: Some people may find the images in this post distressing.
# us - Tuesday 30 December, 2014
Don’t have time to mull over the news? Here’s everything you need to know.
# us - Saturday 27 December, 2014
A little Christmas miracle…
# us - Tuesday 23 December, 2014
It was not clear who or what had shut down Pyongyang’s web connections.
# us - Tuesday 16 December, 2014
All six dead in Pennsylvaia have a “familial relationship” to the suspect Bradley William Stone.
# us - Friday 12 December, 2014
The late night vote followed a long day of arm-twisting by the White House as dozens of Democrats revolted over parts of the bill.
# us - Saturday 6 December, 2014
One thousand people, some wise men, a donkey and a camel…
# us - Friday 5 December, 2014
Obesity could also lead to a person losing as much as 19 years of healthy living.
# us - Thursday 4 December, 2014
Adjusting for the disparity in population, citizens in Britain – another country with armed police – are around 100 times less likely to be shot by a police officer than Americans.
# us - Wednesday 3 December, 2014
WHERE ARE THE BRAINS?
# us - Monday 1 December, 2014
California has just brought in a ‘Yes means Yes’ consent law.
# us - Sunday 30 November, 2014
In the US it is estimated that there is over 50,000 undocumented Irish citizens.
# us - Wednesday 26 November, 2014
American police forces have become increasingly militarised in recent decades – adopting the weapons, tactics and mindset of soldiers instead of civilian protectors.
# us - Sunday 23 November, 2014
WARNING: This article contains a graphic image of those killed in the blast.
# us - Saturday 22 November, 2014
The entertainer has be accused by more than a dozen women of sexual assault.
# us - Friday 21 November, 2014
At least 12 women had made rape and sexual assault allegations against the comic.
President Obama has offered undocumented migrants protection from deportation.
# us - Thursday 20 November, 2014
That’s an average of 13 people a day.
The President will be using his power to create a system that better facilitates undocumented immigrants.
# us - Saturday 15 November, 2014
Has the US love affair with fast food come to an end? Not quite – but consumers are starting to turn away from burger chains.
# us - Wednesday 12 November, 2014
Mali, however, has recorded just its second death.
# us - Saturday 8 November, 2014
The 83-year-old has accused the West, particularly the US, of giving in to “triumphalism” after the collapse of the USSR.
# us - Thursday 6 November, 2014
Autumn Klein fell suddenly ill and died three days later.
# us - Wednesday 5 November, 2014
Bad night for Obama, but what else happened?
Republicans seized at least seven seats from Senate Democrats.
# us - Tuesday 4 November, 2014
Democrats could lose Senate seats in as many as 10 states.