Irish rugby chiefs are keen to grow the game globally and in the United States by launching a "forceful" 2023 World Cup bid.Read the full story ›
Senators in the US have rejected a measure to repeal parts of Obamacare in a serious blow to President Donald Trump's agenda.Read the full story ›
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Speaking at a campaign event for presidential nominee Hillary Clinton in Cleveland, Ohio, the US president urged Democrats to vote.Read the full story ›
The flag was first raised over Ground Zero in the aftermath of the terror attacks in New York.Read the full story ›
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U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders has endorsed former rival Hillary Clinton as the Democratic nominee for the US presidential election.
"Secretary Clinton has won the Democratic nominating process," Sanders said to cheers in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.
"And I intend to do everything I can to make certain she will be the next president of the United States.
"Addressing the very serious crises that we face... there is no doubt in my mind that as we head into November, Hillary Clinton is by far and away the best candidate to do that."
Police across the US are on guard after receiving threats in the aftermath of the killings of two black men and the sniper attack in Dallas.Read the full story ›
Tensions were high at times during two protests held in the US over the fatal shooting of a black man by two white police officers.Read the full story ›
The US State Department has reopened an internal investigation of possible mishandling of classified information by Hillary Clinton and senior aides.
The investigation is restarting following the decision by the Justice Department not to pursue a criminal investigation, spokesman John Kirby said.
The State Department suspended its review in April to avoid interfering with the FBI's inquiry.
Mr Kirby set no deadline for the investigation's completion.
On Tuesday, FBI Director James Comey said Clinton had been "careless" when when handling her emails.
The Democratic presidential contender has been the subject of a long-running controversy over her use of private email while she was Secretary of State until early 2013.