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Republican candidate for the US Senate Roy Moore has secured the backing of president Donald Trump. Photograph: Bloomberg

Voters in Alabama go to the polls on Tuesday in a closely-watched election to fill the Senate seat vacated by attorney general Jeff Sessions as former(...)

US president Donald Trump. He sees the office much as he did the night of his stunning victory – as a prize he must fight to protect every waking moment, with Twitter as his Excalibur. Photograph: Doug Mills/The New York Times

Around 5.30 each morning, President Donald Trump wakes and tunes into the television in the White House’s master bedroom. He flips to CNN for news, mo(...)

US ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley and President Donald Trump: “I know that he was elected. But, you know, women should always feel comfortable coming forward. And we should all be willing to listen to them.” Photograph: Kevin Lamarque/Reuters

A senior member of the Trump administration said on Sunday that women who accuse the president of sexual harassment or assault “should be heard”. Nik(...)

Boston city. Immigration officials have stepped up arrests at court houses in the city. Photograph: Getty Images

There has been a sharp increase in the number of illegal Irish being detained by US immigration officials in the Boston area, according to community a(...)

'Before bed, I tally up the number of times I have used my phone today:  167.'

This week a Deloitte survey on smartphone usage claimed the average Irish person pick up our devices an average of 57 times daily, significantly more (...)

Palestinian protestors take cover during clashes with Israeli security forces at Hawara checkpoint, south of the West Bank city of Nablus, following a demonstration against US president Donald Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Photograph: Jaafar Ashtiyeh/AFP/Getty Images

On Thursday, a full-page ad took over page 11 of the New York Times. The picture featured Donald Trump wearing a kippah, hand touching the Western Wal(...)

Donald Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel will only make a volatile situation in the city more unstable. Photograph: Ronen Zvulun/Reuters

With his senselessly provocative declaration that the United States will recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, Donald Trump has shown he has l(...)

Palestinian demonstrators burn posters of the US president in Bethlehem’s Manger Square in protest to him declaring Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. Photograph: Musa al Shaer/AFP/Getty Images

The United States has formally recognised Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and will move its embassy to the deeply contested city, marking a dramati(...)

US president Donald Trump delivers a statement on Jerusalem from the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House in Washington, DC. Photograph: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images

US president Donald Trump has officially recognised Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and said the US embassy would be relocated from Tel Aviv to the(...)

A picture taken on Tuesday shows the damage after a reported air strike carried out by the Saudi-led coalition targeted the presidential palace in Yemen’s Houthi rebel-held capital Sanaa. Saudi-led warplanes pounded the rebel-held capital before dawn after the rebels killed former president Ali Abdullah Saleh. Photograph: Mohammed Huwais/AFP/Getty Images

Ali Abdullah Saleh, the cynical despot who dominated political life in Yemen for more than three decades, once likened his task in running the fractio(...)

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