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© Reuters. The dollar made a bullish start to the week. Investing.com – The dollar advanced against its rivals Monday following...
Nancy Pelosi re-elected as speaker of the US House of Representatives House Speaker-designate Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) holds the speaker's gavel after being elected speaker as the U.S. House of Representatives REUTERS/Leah Millis The US House of Representatives and Senate have convened for the 116th Congress with the most diverse class of politicians in history. The House is returning the first woman to...
Musher’s Twitter thread shows the world how much character her 20 sled dogs have Come and meet the gang, one by one. Blair Braverman’s sled dogs run in front of the mountains (Blair Braverman) When Blair Braverman attempts to travel the 1,000 miles from Anchorage to Nome in Alaska this March, she will do so with no human company, but with 14...
'A man of great decency' - former Fianna Fáil TD Peter Kelly dies aged 74 Former Fianna Fail deputy for Longford- Westmeath has passed away. Photo: Tom Burke 17/ 17/9/09 FORMER Fianna Fáil TD Peter Kelly has been remembered as a "man of great decency". Mr Kelly, who was a TD for almost a decade has passed away aged 74. First elected to...

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Portrush enjoying Open effect Championship will mark a fitting end to Wilma Erskine's 35-year term Apart from contributing more than €100m to the local economy, The Open will secure the club’s future for the next generation. Photo: Getty Images Though the big event is still seven months away, Royal Portrush is already experiencing The Open effect. The year just ending has delivered...
John Downing: 'Good humour and sense of fun masked a keen political tactician' Debut: Peter Kelly with wife Maura and daughter Emily on his first day in the Dáil as the new Fianna Fáil deputy for Longford-Roscommon in 2002. Photo: Tom Burke Peter Kelly, who has died aged 74, was voted "political rookie of the year" at Leinster House back in...
Mitt Romney: 'The president shapes the public character of the US - and Trump is falling short' Handshake: Trump endorsed Romney during the 2012 presidential campaign. Photo: Reuters The Trump presidency made a deep descent in December. The departures of Defence Secretary Jim Mattis and White House Chief of Staff John Kelly, the appointment of senior persons of lesser experience, the...
Diverse new US Congress convenes It is the first new Congress to convene during a partial government shutdown. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez takes a selfie with Ann McLane Kuster and Barbara Lee, on the first day of the 116th Congress (J Scott Applewhite/AP) Cheering Democrats have returned Nancy Pelosi to the House speaker’s post as the 116th Congress ushered in the most diverse class...
Outrage in UK at Irish plans to 'demand' EU aid Taoiseach Leo Varadkar speaking to the media outside the Government Buildings in Dublin about todays Cabinet meeting to discuss Brexit preparation. Photo: Niall Carson/PA Wire Government plans to seek hundreds of millions of euro in EU aid in the event of a no-deal Brexit have sparked outrage in Britain. Brexit-supporting media outlets...

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Pink gin just the tonic for drinks firms Tipple: Peter O’Connor making pink gin and tonics at Cafe en Seine on Dawson St, Dublin. Photo: Mark Condren For the Instagram brigade, it's the perfect clinking glass of rose-hued seduction. For others, the lurid pink wash is just far too reminiscent of a visit to the dentist. But whatever the associations conjured up by...

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