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FBI officials arrive at the site of a mass shooting in Sutherland Springs. Photograph: Max Massey/Reuters

The US has been left reeling from the latest mass shooting to unfold in the country after a gunman opened fire in a Baptist church in Texas, killing a(...)

Red Flag chairman Gavin O’Reilly, fourth from left, alongside founder Karl Brophy and other members of the Irish PR agency having scooped two gongs at the recent Agency Elite Awards in New York. Photograph: Caroline Sinno

Irish public relations agency Red Flag Consulting has hired former White House adviser Andy Hemming to work on international campaigns for the compan(...)

Rescue mission: US airmen search for trapped residents of the Texas city of Beaumont. Photograph: Christopher Lee/New York Times

The US president, Donald Trump, will visit the southern states of Texas and Louisiana on Saturday, as the city of Houston continued to struggle under (...)

The dashcam footage shows a Cobb County, Georgia police officer standing by a car pulled over alongside a road. He tells a woman in the  passenger seat: “Remember, we only shoot black people. Yeah. We only kill black people, right? All the videos you’ve seen, have you seen the black people get killed?”

A Georgia police officer who was shown on video telling a woman during a traffic stop not to worry because police “only kill black people” retired on (...)

 Arkema SA, the operator of a  chemical plant in Crosby, Texas,  said there had been two explosions at the flooded site and more could come. Photograph: Godofredo A. Vasquez/Houston Chronicle via AP.

There have been explosions at a chemical plant in Crosby in Texas which has been surrounded by floodwater as a result of Storm Harvey sweeping across (...)

A man helps children across a flooded street as they evacuate their home after the area was inundated with flooding from Hurricane Harvey. Photograph: Getty

US president Donald Trump said on Monday he would talk with Congress about how to fund what will be a “very expensive” recovery from Hurricane Harvey,(...)

Kenneth Bryant and his wife, Jennifer Bryant, search through debris from Bryant’s Auto Sales in Katy, Texas after  Hurricane Harvey passed through. Photograph: Melissa Phillip /Houston Chronicle/AP

The Texan city of Houston will receive 2-3ft of additional rain in coming days, Mayor Sylvester Turner warned residents on Saturday as the most powerf(...)

Two Mexican men at the Plano Day Labour Centre in Dallas, where workers seek employment. Photograph: Suzanne Lynch

In the eighth part of her series “Coast to Coast: Travels in Trump’s America”, Washington Correspondent Suzanne Lynch travels to Dallas. As the earl(...)

Attendees wear cardboard “faceboxes” at the SXSW interactive festival in Austin. Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Ireland’s trade delegation may have spent more time than they’d have liked allaying fears over Brexit at SXSW Festival 2017 in Austin, Texas over the (...)

The world-famous gathering, which began in 1987, incorporates a digital technology conference, a trade show and festival where emerging technologies, music and independent films all converge

A number of Irish tech start-ups will be heading west this weekend to take part in this year’s South by Southwest (SXSW) festival in Austin Texas, whi(...)

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