US vice president Mike Pence laid out allegations of Chinese election interference in a harshly worded speech on Thursday. Photograph: Joshua Roberts/Bloomberg

The Trump administration stepped up its criticism of China on Thursday as vice president Mike Pence accused Beijing of meddling in US elections. Spea(...)

Agents from the US  Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives agents on patrol after a shooting in Perryman, Maryland, on Thursday in which a number of people were killed. Photograph: Scott Serio/EPA

A woman armed with a handgun opened fire on Thursday at a Maryland distribution centre for the Rite Aid pharmacy chain, killing three people and woun(...)

Developer Garrett Kelleher: described issuing of warrant as “surreal” and said an appeal against it was under way. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

A US district judge has issued a warrant for the arrest of developer Garrett Kelleher and Irish-Canadian lawyer Martin Kenney, over their failure to (...)

The legal battle between Lebanese-owned food wholesaler AJA and insurer Cigna Worldwide over losses incurred through looting during Liberia’s first civil war has been running for 25 yearsPhotograph: Patrick Robert/Sygma via Getty Images

In summer 1990, a starving crowd raided 18 stores and warehouses belonging to Abi Jaoudi & Azar Trading (AJA) in Liberia’s capital, Monrovia. A bl(...)

Irish developer Garrett Kelleher has challenged US court’s jurisdiction over him.

One of the lawyers acting on a long-running insurance case supported by Irish developer Garrett Kelleher has agreed to pay $225,000 in legal costs and(...)

Garrett Kelleher: he said the case was a “travesty of justice” for the Liberians, who have been pursuing their claim for 25 years

Developer Garrett Kelleher has vowed to appeal the ruling of a US judge who warned that he was considering having the Irishman and two others prosecu(...)