Emanuel Rahm

26 results

A demonstrator confronts police officers during protests in Chicago after the release of a police video of the 2014 shooting of a black teenager Laquan McDonald by a white policeman, Jason Van Dyke. Photograph: Jim Young/Reuters

A white Chicago policeman who killed a black teenager was charged with murder on Tuesday, hours before authorities released a long-awaited video that (...)

‘The contest to run the fourth largest city in the US has pitted President Obama’s former chief of staff, Rahm Emanuel, against an opponent not from the Republican Party, but a Democrat on his left, in an election that has been about austerity and cutbacks with parallels to the remarkable victory of of radical community activist Bill de Blasio in New York in 2013.’ Photograph: REUTERS/Jim Young

His opponent has dubbed him “Mayor 1 per cent”, the candidate of the rich, and the tag has stuck. The approval rating of Democratic Chicago mayor Rahm(...)

Billy Lawless

The White House has asked Galway businessman Billy Lawless, now a resident of Chicago, to introduce Barack Obama today in the president’s home town in(...)

Richard Bruton said he was “very saddened” to see Mr Shatter’s departure but welcomed Ms Fitzgerald’s appointment.
Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Frances Fitzgerald’s appointment as Minister for Justice replacing Alan Shatter is an opportunity to strengthen oversight of the Garda Síochana, said (...)

Chicago’s mayor Rahm Emanuel emerges from the water of Lake Michigan after taking part in the Annual Polar Plunge in Chicago on March 2nd, 2014. Photograph: Jim Young/Reuters

There were concerns that after one of the coldest winters in decades the city of Chicago would not be able to dye the river green for St Patric(...)

Enda Kenny meets US vice-president Joe Biden and US Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy

A beautiful Japanese garden on a sunny December day in Tokyo. The maples glow, still in their autumn finery, throwing shapes in dramatic shades of red(...)

  • « First
  • Prev
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3