US President Donald Trump has praised new Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch during a White House swearing-in ceremony as a jurist who will rule "not on his personal preferences but based on a fair and objective reading of the law".
Mon, 10 Apr, 2017
Had anyone suggested on January 31, 2013, the day Barack Obama took America’s presidential oath for the second time that the billionaire developer cum television host Donald Trump — he’s worth $3.7bn — would be the next person asked to offer that loyalty to the American people and their constitution, they would have been, at the very least, ridiculed.
Fri, 20 Jan, 2017
The US Supreme Court has ruled in favour of gay marriage supporters in two crucial cases, saying same-sex couples should get the same federal benefits as heterosexuals and clearing the way for the resumption of same-sex marriages in California.
Wed, 26 Jun, 2013
The US Supreme Court upheld the centrepiece of President Barack Obama’s signature healthcare overhaul law requiring that most Americans get insurance by 2014 or pay a financial penalty, a ruling that gave the White House a big win ahead of Obama’s re-election bid in November.
Fri, 29 Jun, 2012
THE Government’s decision not to impose the €250,000 public service pay cap on current members of the judiciary highlights once again the degree to which, effectively, there is one law for judges and another for the rest of us.
Thu, 09 Dec, 2010
A MASSIVE redevelopment and rebranding of Waterford’s Viking Triangle and an iconic pedestrian bridge connecting the Clock Tower with the city’s north quays are the centre-pieces of Waterford’s pitch to the Government under the Gateway Innovation Fund.
Wed, 07 Nov, 2007
Hampered by huge budget deficits and an unpopular war, US President George Bush today called for training 70,000 maths and science teachers to improve US competitiveness with booming Asian nations and declared that America must break its dependence on Mideast oil.
Wed, 01 Feb, 2006