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Facebook chief executive  Mark Zuckerberg  testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington in April 2018. Photograph: Andrew Harnik/AP Photo

As Democrats reeled from Donald Trump’s shock victory in the 2016 US presidential election, thoughts soon turned to who could take on the Republican p(...)

US attorney general William Barr. Photograph: Justin Lane/EPA

The US justice department has said the federal government will resume executing death-row inmates for the first time since 2003. Attorney general Wi(...)

Tasty alternatives to beef. But are they burgers?  The state of Arkansas says no. Photograph: iStock

Is a veggie burger actually a burger? More to the point, is it misleading to call it one? By the end of this week, stores in Arkansas might not be a(...)

Prof Kevin Scannell  will work with researchers from NUI Galway to research and develop computer resources for the Irish language.

An American academic who has been awarded a scholarship to spend six months in Connemara has said he plans to help develop an Irish-language Siri or A(...)

Boeing 737 Mac airplanes in Washington. Photograph: Lindsey Wasson/The New York Times

An Ethiopian Airlines pilot told senior managers at the carrier months before one of its Boeing 737 Max jets crashed that more training and better com(...)

An image from a video posted on social media of a  tornado  in Mangum, Oklahoma. Photograph:  Lorraine Matti via Reuters

A “violent tornado” has touched down in Missouri, causing possible fatalities and heavy damage, according to the US National Weather Service. The ser(...)

Donald Trump: highlighted his nomination of conservative judges since his election. Photograph: Olivier Douliery/Bloomberg

US president Donald Trump has weighed in on the abortion debate, arguing that he will deliver a strongly anti-abortion agenda if re-elected in 2020. (...)

 Lawmakers in Missouri’s Senate advanced a bill that would ban abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected. Photograph: Nick Schnelle/New York Times

Missouri’s Republican-led House has passed legislation designed to survive court challenges, which would ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy. I(...)

Women protesting against Georgia’s anti-abortion “heartbeat” Bill in Atlanta, Georgia. Photograph: Elijah Nouvelage

Ireland may have made history last year by legalising abortion, but in the United States the debate is far from over. More than 45 years after the Ro(...)

Breac House in Dunfanaghy, Co Donegal

Donegal dining delights Dates have been released for the autumn series of food experiences at Breac House in Dunfanaghy, Co Donegal. Cathrine Burke a(...)

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