Enda Kenny

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden salutes upon arriving at the Tokyo International Airport in Tokyo Monday, Dec. 2, 2013. Biden is in Tokyo to meet with Japan's prime minister and lawmakers for the first leg of his Asia tour that includes China and South Korea. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)

VP Biden opens weeklong Asia trip with Tokyo stop

TOKYO (AP) — U.S. Vice President Joe Biden has opened a weeklong trip to Asia aimed at showing the U.S. is still committed to increasing its engagement and influence in the region. Arriving in Tokyo […]

12/02/2013

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Revelers worldwide start to mark St. Patrick’s Day

NEW YORK (AP) — Crowds cheered and bagpipes bellowed as New York City’s annual St. Patrick’s Day parade kicked off Saturday, and people with a fondness for anything Irish began a weekend of festivities around the world.

03/16/2013

‘Horseburger’ firm blames 170 tons of Polish meat

DUBLIN (AP) — The Irish meat company at the center of Europe’s “horseburger” scandal on Tuesday blamed the contamination of its hamburger patties on the purchase last year of 170 tons of meat imported from Poland.

02/05/2013

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