The Democratic National Committee (DNC) has sued US president Donald Trump's campaign, his son, his son-in-law, the Russian Federation and WikiLeaks, claiming they conspired to help Mr Trump win the 2016 presidential election.
Republican Karen Handel has won a keenly watched congressional election in Georgia and thanked President Donald Trump after avoiding an upset that would have rocked Washington ahead of mid-term elections next year.
US attorney general Jeff Sessions has abruptly agreed to recuse himself from any investigation into Russian meddling in America's 2016 presidential election amid growing pressure over his meetings with the Russian ambassador.
Turbulence in financial markets calmed after a knee-jerk selloff in stocks and rally in safe-haven assets as investors reassessed the effects of Donald Trump’s surprise victory in the American presidential election.
Taoiseach Enda Kenny has appeared to back down on summer claims he would rebuke US president-elect Donald Trump for his “racist” remarks after saying he wants Ireland to continue its close relationship with the economic powerhouse.
Uncertainty surrounds the future of the so-called ‘undocumented’ Irish in America following Donald Trump’s election victory yesterday, with former taoiseach Bertie Ahern admitting he was worried about how Irish people living and working illegally in the US will be treated.