The Us Army

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Richard Dormer: arrived in New York as an 18-year-old and after a career in law enforcement  rose to the rank of Suffolk County Police Commissioner.

The New York Times once dispatched a reporter out to Suffolk County on Long Island to interview Richard Dormer. America’s newspaper of record was intr(...)

A Homeland Security border patrol officer rides an All Terrain Vehicle (ATV) past prototypes of US president Donald Trump’s proposed border wall in San Diego, California, in November 2017. Photograph: Getty Images

The US Department of Defense shifted $1 billion (€880m) to plan and build a 92km section of “pedestrian fencing”, roads and lighting along the border (...)

A factory worker using HoloLens2. Microsoft Workers 4 Good say that intent to harm is an unacceptable use of HoloLens technology

With the arrival of HoloLens 2, some Microsoft employees have raised concerns about how these mixed-reality headsets will be put to use, specifically (...)

Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella has defended the controversial contracts. Photograph: Sean Gallup/Getty Images

Last week a group of unhappy Microsoft employees sent an open letter to the company’s chief executive, Satya Nadella, and its president and chief lega(...)

Chief Superintendent Simon Walls said that last year between January 1st and September 30th there were a total of 39 reports relating to dating scams in Northern Ireland when more than £218,000  was taken from people.  Photograph: iStock

A senior PSNI officer has warned people seeking romance over the St Valentine’s Day period to be on the alert after two women were defrauded out of mo(...)

All sorts of important documents, personal and professional, became inaccessible. Photograph: iStock

In my house there’s a room that we pretentiously call The Office. In truth it’s a storage hub for coats, crates, jackets, shoes, CDs, unused shelving,(...)

Tom Lehrer, mathematician, singer, songwriter and satirist, was born in New York 90 years ago. He was active in public performance for about 25 years (...)

Female participation in the US army accounts for 15 per cent of those in active duty and 19 per cent of their reserve forces. Photograph: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Republicans in the United States secretly love bureaucracy. They might claim disdain publicly for big government. The reality is they relentlessly vo(...)

A still from the animated film ‘Sgt Stubby: An Unlikely Hero’ for which Cork people raised €3 million.

Some might describe it as a shaggy dog story but the tale of how a stray mutt ended up as a sergeant in the US Army is being celebrated this week in C(...)

A relaxed  Tiger Woods chats with Jordan Spieth during the final round of The Players Championship  at TPC Sawgrass in Florida. Photograph: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

It has been a disorientating experience these past few weeks reading the Tiger Woods biography while at the same time watching him improve round (...)

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