Category: U.S

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staffSeptember 21, 2017

Cancer Patient Found a Stem-Cell Donor, but the U.S. Hasn’t Granted Her a Visa

A Southern California woman battling leukemia has been unable to obtain a stem cell transplant from her sister in Vietnam ...

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staffSeptember 19, 2017

Trump warns of ‘rogue nation’ threat in speech to UN

US President Donald Trump has warned of the threat from “rogue nations” in a speech to the UN General Assembly, ...

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staffSeptember 18, 2017

LGBT student shot dead by US Police

Police in the US state of Georgia have shot and killed an LGBT student activist, leading to an independent investigation. ...

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staffSeptember 13, 2017

Gay rights activist Edith Windsor dies aged 88

Gay rights activist Edith Windsor, whose same-sex marriage fight led to a landmark US ruling, has died aged 88. Her ...

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staffSeptember 13, 2017

Quarter of Florida keys homes destroyed

Hurricane Irma evacuees are returning to scenes of devastation in the Florida Keys with reports of a quarter of homes ...

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staffSeptember 12, 2017

Florida to reopen storm ravaged keys

Parts of the Florida Keys, the low-lying islands which bore the brunt of Hurricane Irma when the category-four storm struck ...

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staffSeptember 8, 2017

Hurricane Irma will be devastating to US

Hurricane Irma will “devastate” either Florida or neighbouring states, the head of the US federal emergency agency has said. Brock ...

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staffSeptember 4, 2017

Hurricane Harvey: Texas governor warns bill could be $180bn

Texas Governor Greg Abbott has said the bill for reconstruction after Hurricane Harvey could be as high as $180bn. He ...

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staffSeptember 4, 2017

Daca: Trump ‘to scrap’ amnesty for young immigrants

US President Donald Trump has decided to scrap a programme that protects young undocumented immigrants, according to reports. He will ...

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staffSeptember 2, 2017

Cop who arrested Utah nurse over blood sample put on leave

A US police officer who forcibly arrested a nurse for refusing to take a blood sample from an unconscious patient ...