Tag: U.S

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staffMay 26, 2018

Fourth man on the moon dies at age 86

US astronaut Alan Bean, the fourth man to walk on the moon, has died at the age of 86 in ...

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staffMay 21, 2018

US mugshot website owners face criminal charges

The four alleged owners of a website which publishes photos of people taken soon after they have been arrested, have ...

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staffMay 18, 2018

Police shoot man at Miami-area Trump Doral Golf Club

Police shot a man at the Trump National Doral Golf Club, a Miami-area resort owned by US President Donald Trump, ...

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staffMay 18, 2018

US abortion clinics face new funding curbs

The Trump administration is expected to announce that organisations that offer or mention abortion to their patients will lose federal ...

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staffMay 18, 2018

Explosive eruption at Hawaii volcano

An explosive eruption at Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano has sent ash 30,000ft (9,100m) into the sky. The eruption took place at ...

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staffMay 17, 2018

Suit – Homeless man jailed after trying to eat at Burger King

Emory Ellis, a black homeless man in Boston, was hungry so he went to Burger King one morning in 2015. ...

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staffMay 16, 2018

Turkish banker sentenced in US case over Iran sanctions

A US judge has sentenced a banker at Turkey’s state-controlled Halkbank to 32 months in prison after he was found ...

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staffMay 16, 2018

US Senate committee confirms Gina Haspel as CIA pick

A key US Senate panel has approved President Donald Trump’s nominee to head the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), Gina Haspel, paving ...

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staffMay 16, 2018

Nassar abuse victims get $500m settlement

Michigan State University has agreed to pay $500m to gymnasts who were abused by ex-team doctor Larry Nassar. The deal ...

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staffMay 14, 2018

US Supreme Court lifts federal ban on sports betting

The US Supreme Court has given the green light for states to allow sports gambling. The move ends federal legislation ...