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US president Donald Trump delivers a fiery speech criticizing a court order blocking his latest immigration ban. Photograph: Rick Musacchio/EPA

Judges in Hawaii and Maryland have blocked Donald Trump’s revised travel ban from taking effect as scheduled, using the US president’s own words as ev(...)

Commodity-driven stocks were some of the worst-performers on the blue chip index after China’s premier Li Keqiang said the country was aiming to expand its economy by 6.5 per cent. Photograph: Guang Niu/Getty Images

News of the €12.7 billion Aberdeen Asset Management and Standard Life merger failed to lift European markets, which fell back slightly on poor perform(...)

Leah Morgan addresses The Irish Times Debate 2017 grand final at Bolton Street College on Friday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne /The Irish Times

The opposition reigned supreme at The Irish Times Debate 2017 with Leah Morgan of the Solicitors’ Apprentice Debating Society of Ireland (SADSI) takin(...)

People queue in Arlington, Virginia, US, for a lottery to win free healthcare. Congressional Republicans have completed the first step  towards their long-promised repeal of the Affordable Health Care Act, known as Obamacare. File photograph: Getty Images

Congressional Republicans completed the first step on Friday towards their long-promised repeal of Obamacare, and now must find a way to unravel the m(...)

A view of US Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. File photograph: J Scott Applewhite/AP Photo

The new US Congress does not accurately reflect the religious composition of American society, an independent study has found. Protestants, Catholics(...)

Rescue officials at the scene of a school bus crash involving several fatalities in Chattanooga, Tennessee, US, November 21st, 2016. Photograph: Chattanooga Fire Dept/Reuters

A bus carrying elementary students home from school in Chattanooga, Tennessee, crashed on Monday afternoon, killing at least six children and sending (...)

President-elect Donald Trump following his meeting with Mitt Romney at the weekend. Photograph: Carolyn Kaster/AP

President-elect Donald Trump, working to fill administration positions ahead of his inauguration on January 20th, was scheduled to hold talks in New (...)

Author David Haskell observes the “mandala” on the forest floor with a hand lens. Photograph: Buck Butler

Strange hollow tubes, each a little thicker than a pencil and about the same length, are plastered vertically to a rock face in Shakerag Hollow in Te(...)

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks during a rally at the Delaware County Fair in Delaware, Ohio, today.  Photograph: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images

Donald Trump has threatened to challenge the result of the US presidential election if it is “questionable” - although he teasingly promised to embrac(...)

For some American voters, it’s a case of Hobson’s choice, so should they abstain from voting? Photograph: Todd Heisler/The New York Times

Last week, in their endorsement of Hillary Clinton, the Denver Post wrote, “a president Hillary Clinton on her worst day would be so superior to a pre(...)

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