Police secure the street outside the Turkish embassy during a visit by Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan on May 16th, 2017 in Washington, DC, after Mr Erdogan’s security detail had clashed with pro-Kurdish protesters. Photograph: Dave Clark/AFP/Getty Images)

Washington prosecutors have charged a dozen Turkish security and police officers with assault after an attack on protesters during Turkish president R(...)

Former FBI director James Comey testifies before a US senate committee. Photograph: Doug Mills/New York Times

Lordy, what a fine day to be Donald Trump. Three hours of earnest James Comey testimony before the Senate intelligence committee and the president of (...)

People hold signs critical of the religion of Islam as part of an Alt Right protest of Muslim activist Linda Sarsour last April in New York City. Photograph: Stephanie Keith/Getty Images

A wave of anti-Muslim rallies will sweep nearly 30 cities across America on Saturday, in a move by far-right activists that has drawn sharp criticism (...)

Ireland’s Joey Carbery gets in some kicking practice at the Red Bull Arena, New Jersey. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

US Eagles v Ireland, Red Bull Arena, Saturday, 10pm (Irish time) – live Eir Sport Spoken like a true disciple, Rhys Ruddock delivered the gospel acco(...)

In her prime: a youthful Whitney Houston on stage  in June 1988. Photograph: RDA/Getty Images

On February 11th, 2012, as musical royalty descended on Los Angeles for the Grammys, Whitney Houston checked in to the Beverly Hilton hotel with an en(...)

 AJ MacGinty: the Sale Sharks outhalf will pull the strings for the US Eagles against Ireland on Saturday.  Photograph: Jan Kruger/Getty Images

Nearing the interview’s natural conclusion, Alan MacGinty Jnr starts laughing to himself. The Houston story is too good to let it slip by undocumented(...)

Cian Healy, Garry Ringrose and Keith Earls in New Jersey. Photograph: Inpho

No pomp at Newark airport, not a haka in sight, and zero ceremony, unlike Ireland’s dizzying November visit to a United States of America that has cha(...)

Ireland prop Cian Healy: unsurprised he was not selected for Lions tour given his lack of game time. Photograph:Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Earlier this season Cian Healy pulled up the Leinster coaches: “What if Jack McGrath gets injured early on and I haven’t played 70 minutes since befor(...)

Comedian Kathy Griffin reacts during a news conference in California. Photograph: Getty Images

US comedian Kathy Griffin has said she is not afraid of Donald Trump and will keep making fun of him – but repeated she was sorry for a video that dep(...)

Martin O’Neill: “I don’t really want to have a history of players with one or two caps who have fallen by the wayside.”   Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/PA

The Republic of Ireland squad will start to take on a more familiar look this afternoon when Martin O’Neill and the 19 players who travelled for last(...)