Student in Trump hat suing ‘Post’ for $250m A student involved in a viral confrontation with a Native American man is suing the ‘Washington Post’ for $250m (€220m) over its coverage of the incident.

‘The defamation lawsuit, filed by Covington Catholic High School pupil Nick Sandmann, claims the newspaper ‘bullied’ him due to its ‘bias’ against Donald Trump’ (stock photo) Tom Barnes February 21 2019 2:30 AM 0 Comments Student in Trump hat suing ‘Post’ for $250m Independent.ie A student involved in a viral confrontation with a Native American […]

US House Democrats move to block Trump’s emergency declaration on border Democrats in the US House of Representatives plan to introduce a resolution on Friday to end President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration…

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (Scott Applewhite/AP) Independent.ie NewsdeskTwitterEmail February 21 2019 6:41 AM 0 Comments US House Democrats move to block Trump’s emergency declaration on border Independent.ie Democrats in the US House of Representatives plan to introduce a resolution on Friday to end President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration on border security, according […]

Baldwin fears for safety after Trump calls for ‘retribution’ Alec Baldwin says he fears for his family’s safety after Donald Trump said there should be “retribution” for his satirical performance on ‘Saturday Night Live’.

Alec Baldwin. Photo: PA Jack Shepherd February 22 2019 2:30 AM 0 Comments Baldwin fears for safety after Trump calls for ‘retribution’ Independent.ie Alec Baldwin says he fears for his family’s safety after Donald Trump said there should be “retribution” for his satirical performance on ‘Saturday Night Live’. https://www.independent.ie/world-news/north-america/president-trump/baldwin-fears-for-safety-after-trump-calls-for-retribution-37841436.html https://www.independent.ie/incoming/article37841678.ece/68d1d/AUTOCROP/h342/ipanews_ac478a98-fc73-4529-90be-adf3914d5c01_1 Email Alec Baldwin says he […]

President TrumpPelosi calls for support in voting to block ’emergency’ declaration Nancy Pelosi has said that the House will vote in the coming days on a resolution rejecting Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration, while encouraging fellow Democrats to support the effort as they try to stop the president’s push to expand efforts to build a barrier along the US-Mexico border.

Letter: House Majority Speaker Nancy PelosI Rachael Bade February 22 2019 2:30 AM 0 Comments Pelosi calls for support in voting to block ’emergency’ declaration Independent.ie Nancy Pelosi has said that the House will vote in the coming days on a resolution rejecting Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration, while encouraging fellow Democrats to support the […]

Monkees bandmates pay tribute to bassist Tork after death at 77 The two surviving members of The Monkees have told of their heartbreak following bandmate Peter Tork’s death.

Peter Tork in Monkees heyday Lucy Mapstone February 22 2019 2:30 AM 0 Comments Monkees bandmates pay tribute to bassist Tork after death at 77 Independent.ie The two surviving members of The Monkees have told of their heartbreak following bandmate Peter Tork’s death. https://www.independent.ie/world-news/north-america/monkees-bandmates-pay-tribute-to-bassist-tork-after-death-at-77-37841438.html https://www.independent.ie/world-news/article37841437.ece/e35f6/AUTOCROP/h342/2019-02-22_wor_48192096_I1.JPG Email The two surviving members of The Monkees have told […]

US Coast Guard officer ‘plotted to kill Democrat politicians and CNN journalists’ A US Coast Guard lieutenant and self-described white nationalist was plotting to kill a list of Democrat politicians and journalists before his…

Christopher Paul Hasson was arrested on February 15 and is accused of being a “domestic terrorist” (stock photo) Ben Riley-Smith February 22 2019 2:30 AM 0 Comments US Coast Guard officer ‘plotted to kill Democrat politicians and CNN journalists’ Independent.ie A US Coast Guard lieutenant and self-described white nationalist was plotting to kill a list […]

North AmericaBlack actor ‘faked race attack to boost salary’ One of America’s leading black TV actors has been charged with staging a racist attack on himself in a “despicable publicity stunt” which he hoped would get him a raise on his $65,000 an episode salary.

Jussie Smollett. Photo: Reuters Nick Allen February 22 2019 2:30 AM 0 Comments Black actor ‘faked race attack to boost salary’ Independent.ie One of America’s leading black TV actors has been charged with staging a racist attack on himself in a “despicable publicity stunt” which he hoped would get him a raise on his $65,000 […]

Schoolgirl who joined ISIS should be allowed to return to UK as revoking British citizenship is ‘very extreme’ – Corbyn Jeremy Corbyn has criticised the decision to strip Shamima Begum of her British citizenship and…

Shamima Begum in a photo provided by her family Jeremy Corbyn. Photo: Joe Giddens Sam Blewett February 21 2019 5:16 PM 0 Comments Schoolgirl who joined ISIS should be allowed to return to UK as revoking British citizenship is ‘very extreme’ – Corbyn Independent.ie Jeremy Corbyn has criticised the decision to strip Shamima Begum of […]

Boy (16) guilty of brutal rape and murder of Alesha (6) A 16-year-old boy has been found guilty of abducting, raping and murdering a six-year-old schoolgirl in Scotland.

Tears: Georgina Lochrane leaves court in Glasgow after a boy (16) was found guilty of the murder and rape of her daughter Alesha. Photo: PA Alesha MacPhail. Photo: PA Devlin Barrett February 22 2019 2:30 AM 0 Comments Boy (16) guilty of brutal rape and murder of Alesha (6) Independent.ie A 16-year-old boy has been […]

Isil child bride is a British citizen and entitled to return home, says Corbyn UK Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn has criticised the decision to strip Shamima Begum of her British citizenship and said she should be permitted to return to the UK to face questioning.

Concerned: British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn, right, says Begum should face questioning. Photo: AP Hoping to return: Shamima Begum was stripped of her British citizenship. Photo: PA Sam Blewett February 22 2019 2:30 AM 0 Comments Isil child bride is a British citizen and entitled to return home, says Corbyn Independent.ie UK Labour Party […]