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By Sylvia Hui, Danica Kirka, Associated Press
Saturday's results bring Sinn Fein's ultimate goal of a united Ireland a step closer, although Sinn Fein kept unification out of the spotlight this year during a campaign dominated by the skyrocketing cost of living.
By Associated Press
In our news wrap Friday, April's jobs report shows the U.S. gained 428,000 net jobs despite inflation, supply shortages and rising interest rates. Also, Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene will be allowed to seek reelection, the Irish nationalist party Sinn…
The city of Londonderry in Northern Ireland is marking the 50th anniversary of Bloody Sunday, when British troops fired on unarmed civil rights marchers, killing 13. Friends and family of those killed gathered on Sunday in remembrance. The massacre, one…
By PBS NewsHour
The British government promised a new law to deal with the so-called legacy cases from the sectarian conflict in Northern Ireland or the Troubles, in which 3,500 people were killed between 1968 and 1998. Part of the proposal is to…
By Malcolm Brabant
By Jill Lawless, Associated Press
The leader of Northern Ireland has announced her resignation after members of her British unionist party mounted a push to oust her over the fallout from Brexit and other issues.
The chaotic scenes have stirred memories of decades of Catholic-Protestant conflict, known as “The Troubles.” A 1998 peace deal ended large-scale violence but did not resolve Northern Ireland’s deep-rooted tensions. A look at the background to the new violence:…
In our news wrap Friday, the U.S. will see a sharp drop in deliveries of the one-shot Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine next week amid quality control concerns at a Baltimore production plant. President Biden released an outline of his…
By Peter Morrison, Danica Kirka, Associated Press
Police in Northern Ireland deployed water cannons for the first time in six years as they tried to disperse protesters who hurled stones, fireworks and gasoline-filled bottles at officers during another night of violence in Belfast.
In our news wrap Thursday, the number of children arriving at the southern border hit an all-time high last month as authorities apprehended nearly 19,000 minors in March. In another mass shooting, a man in South Carolina killed five people…
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