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US president Donald Trump   at   Palm Beach international airport for a visit to his Mar-a-Lago Resort for the weekend on  Friday. Photograph: Joe Raedle/Getty Images

A federal judge in Seattle has put a nationwide block on US president Donald Trump’s week-old executive order that had temporarily barred refugees and(...)

Donald Trump supporter Sal Oliva, who is gay and has a tattoo of Trump on his right arm. “When Islam meets gay people in Somalia or wherever, they get thrown off the roof. And you expect them to be different when they move here?”, he says. Photograph: An Rong Xu/New York Times)

Sal Oliva, a hotel worker and Uber courier from Staten Island, is ecstatic about US president Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration. So are Mi(...)

A record number of Irish people took trips last year, according to the Central Statistics Office. Photograph: Reuters

January is the time for predictions and, if they come true, it looks like 2017 will be a good year for business travel. According to an AirPlus surv(...)

According to Google, 20 per cent of mobile search queries are now initiated by voice; and it is predicted that this will rise – across all platforms – to 50 per cent by the end of the decade. Photograph: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg

The problem with using the human voice to control computers is well known and well documented: it doesn’t always work. You can find yourself adopting (...)

 LinkedIn: social networking website is among those allegedly hacked into by Yevgeny Nikulin.  Photograph: Robert Galbraith/Reuters

Both Russia and the United States have asked the Czech Republic to extradite a Russian citizen accused of hacking US social media, amid western concer(...)

Workers remove TRUMP PALACE from a building in New York’s West Side. Photograph: New York Times

President-elect Donald Trump will not be sworn in for two more months, but as of next week the big gold letters spelling out his name will be removed (...)

In an interview on Saturday, Donald Trump appeared to soften his stance on a number of sweeping campaign pledges. Photograph:  Mandel NGAN/AFP/Getty Images

US president-elect Donald Trump says he will deport or imprison up to three million undocumented immigrants when he takes office next year. Mr Trump(...)

Vicky McDonald: ‘I want to hope this election won’t change my life too much here, but a dark shadow hangs over me now.’

It was 7.30 pm when I put our 10-month old baby boy in his crib at home in our serene neighbourhood in East Seattle on Tuesday night. As he drifted of(...)

Demonstrators protest Donald Trump’s election  in Union Square, Manhattan, New York City. Photograph: Yana Paskova/New York Times

A second round of protests was planned across the US on Thursday - a day after thousands of demonstrators took to the streets of big cities after Dona(...)

Seattle’s famous skyline featuring the Boeing tower

The last time I was in Seattle, it was by accident. A missed flight meant a detour on the way to San Francisco, and I cut a bleary-eyed figure trudgin(...)

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