Jim Mcgovern

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US House of Representatives speaker Paul Ryan  speaks on the proposed American Health Care Act along with other Republican leaders during a news conference in Washington on  March 15th. Photograph: Gabriella Demczuk/New York Times

US president Donald Trump suffered a stunning political setback on Friday in a Congress controlled by his own party, when Republican leaders pulled le(...)

Guns on display inside the Ohio Gun, Knife and Military Show  Tallmadge, Ohio in November 2016. Photograph: Shannon Stapleton/Reuters

The Republican-controlled US Congress has scrapped Obama-era rules on the environment and guns, counting on a new ally in the White House to reverse y(...)

People queue in Arlington, Virginia, US, for a lottery to win free healthcare. Congressional Republicans have completed the first step  towards their long-promised repeal of the Affordable Health Care Act, known as Obamacare. File photograph: Getty Images

Congressional Republicans completed the first step on Friday towards their long-promised repeal of Obamacare, and now must find a way to unravel the m(...)

US president-elect Donald Trump has been asked to revoke Norwegian Air International’s  foreign carrier’s permit, which allows it to fly between the EU and US. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

More than 100 US legislators have asked US president-elect Donald Trump to revoke a permit allowing Norwegian Air International to fly from Cork and S(...)

 Seán Flanagan claimed the silver medal for leading qualifier at the West of Ireland Amateur Open at Co Sligo after the second round of strokeplay was abandoned because of high winds. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

There was anger and frustration from many players at venerable County Sligo Golf Club when high winds forced officials to abandon the second round of (...)