President Barack Obama makes a statement on the crash of a Malaysian Airlines flight in eastern Ukraine during a visit to the Port of Wilmington, Delaware, US, today. Photograph: Doug Mills/The New York Times

President Barack Obama said he’s directed his national security team to stay in touch with Ukrainian authorities as they respond to the crash of a Mal(...)

Amtrack’s almost three-hour Acela Express train journey connects Union Station in Washington DC (above) with New York. Photograph: Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Amtrak

Before the train pulls into Philadelphia’s 30th Street train station en route from New York City to Washington DC, conductor Michael Sternfeld announc(...)

An email alleged to have been sent by a member of Sean Quinn’s family within a week of three of the family being found guilty of contempt of court, helped convince the IBRC it should do a deal with  “informants”. Photograph: Collins

An email alleged to have been sent by a member of Sean Quinn’s family within a week of three of the family being found guilty of contempt of court, he(...)

The Chartered Accountants’ Regulatory Board reprimanded Whelan Dowling Associates and fined it €850, with €2,000 costs, for failing to comply properly with financial reporting standards governing transactions with related parties when it audited Pronanotect’s 2010 accounts.

Regulators have fined and reprimanded accountancy firm Whelan Dowling Associates for failing to comply properly with financial reporting standards (...)

Google said any bill banning the use of Google Glass by drivers would be premature, as product development  is still ongoing.

JJ Worrall Illinois, Delaware and Missouri are set to introduce bills to stop drivers from wearing Google Glass headsets while behind the(...)

Dennis McGuire, a murderer and rapist, was executed with an untested combination of drugs by the state of Ohio on January 16th. Photograph: Ohio department of rehabilitation and corrections via the New York Times

America Letter: Ohio’s execution of convicted murderer Dennis McGuire earlier this month with a new two-drug experimental concoction has stirred up(...)

The ongoing case in Delaware, in which developer John Flynn is trying to scupper IBRC’s application for bankruptcy protection for $1 billion of its US(...)

Belfield Office Park: The Flynns dispute a demand for repayment of some €21 million issued by Nama over loans made by Anglo Irish Bank to members of the Flynn family related to the Belfield Office Park development in Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

A claim that IBRC, the Irish Bank Resolution Corporation, overcharged property developer John Flynn by some €100,000 on loans has to be seen in the co(...)

A legal challenge in Delaware will proceed to a full hearing in an attempt to block IBRC from securing permanent protection in the US courts.  In preparation for this, one of IBRC’s special liquidators, Kieran Wallace (above) of KPMG, will be questioned under oath at a deposition on October 22nd in  New York.  Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Two funds linked to US billionaire hedge fund owner Paul Singer have dropped their objection to the former Anglo Irish Bank’s application for bankrupt(...)

Outside the Delaware courthouse is a statue to a former Irish-American mayor of Wilmington. Inscribed on the monument are the words of WB Yeats.

The American state of Delaware is an unusual battleground for the latest skirmishes over the special liquidation of the former Anglo Irish Bank, now I(...)