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Monday, October 23, 2017

Monday, October 23, 2017

Fans of Harry Styles condemn on-stage 'grope' at gig in Los Angeles

Harry Styles: Fans of former One Direction star condemn on-stage 'grope' at gig in Los Angeles

Fans of Harry Styles condemn on-stage 'grope' at gig in Los Angeles

A video has been circulating on Twitter - with a corresponding trend of #RespectHarry - which shows an fan appearing to grab at the singer's crotch when he kneels on the stage

Friday, October 20, 2017

Friday, October 20, 2017

Man convicted of Isis-inspired plot to behead conservative American blogger

US jihadist David Wright convicted of Isis-inspired plot to behead conservative blogger Pamela Geller over Prophet Mohammed joke

Man convicted of Isis-inspired plot to behead conservative blogger Pamela Geller

It is thought the man wanted to kill Pamela Geller because she previously held a Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest

Massachusetts school apologises for photo which appears to show black girl on a leash

Massachusetts school apologises for photo which appears to show black girl on a leash

US school apologises for photo which appears to show black girl on a leash

A teacher from the Mitchell Elementary School shared the photo online, which provoked controversy

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Thursday, October 19, 2017

City council members take a knee during pledge of allegiance following NFL protests

Michigan councillors take a knee during pledge of allegiance following NFL protests

Michigan councillors take a knee during pledge of allegiance after NFL protests

Council member Sumi Kailasapathy suggested the protests as she has experienced people telling her to go back to her country

White House defends Trump decision to mention chief-of-staff's son in Niger soldier statement

White House defends Trump decision to mention chief-of-staff's son in Niger soldier statement

White House defends Trump decision to name chief-of-staff's son in Niger defence

The decision by the President to mention John Kelly's son in defending his actions in regard to the deaths of soldiers in Niger provoked criticism

North Korea claims Donald Trump is worse than Adolf Hitler

North Korea claims Donald Trump is worse than Adolf Hitler

North Korea claims Donald Trump is worse than Adolf Hitler

The comments were published in the state-run Korean Central News Agency

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Anderson Cooper rips into Donald Trump for mentioning chief-of-staff's son

Anderson Cooper rips into Donald Trump for mentioning chief-of-staff's son in Niger soldier death statement

Anderson Cooper rips into Donald Trump for mentioning chief-of-staff's son

Donald Trump mentioned the death of John Kelly's son in Afghanistan while falsely claiming past presidents hadn't called families of fallen soldiers

Judge temporarily halts Donald Trump's third travel ban

Judge temporarily halts Donald Trump's third travel ban

Judge temporarily halts Donald Trump's third travel ban

The executive order was blocked hours before it was scheduled to take place

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Man handed large settlement after police mistake his doughnut glaze crumbs for meth

Man handed large settlement after police mistake his doughnut glaze crumbs for meth

Man handed large settlement after police mistake his doughnut crumbs for meth

Daniel Rushing has been given £28,269 by Florida due to his arrest in 2015

Donald Trump faces backlash over not calling families of soldiers killed in Niger

Donald Trump faces backlash for not calling families of soldiers killed in Niger

Donald Trump faces backlash for not calling families of troops killed in Niger

At an impromptu press conference, the US President defended himself by saying other presidents hadn't called families before

Monday, October 16, 2017

Monday, October 16, 2017

Syrian Democratic Forces claim army is fighting the last Isis fighters in Raqqa

Syrian Democratic Forces claim Isis is almost driven from Raqqa

Syrian Democratic Forces claim Isis is almost driven from Raqqa

The city, which is the de facto capital of the Islamic State caliphate, has been the subject of heavy fighting

'Donald Trump is clearly insane' - George Galloway blasts US President for Iran nuclear agreement decision

'Donald Trump is clearly insane' - George Galloway blasts US President for Iran nuclear agreement decision

George Galloway blasts Donald Trump for Iran nuclear agreement decision

The US President threatened to terminate the agreement if it is not amended satisfactorily

Conversation with Harvey Weinstein 'was the most bizarre thing I’d ever encountered', says actress Alice Evans

Harvey Weinstein encounter 'the most bizarre thing I’d ever encountered', actress Alice Evans tells talkRADIO

Harvey Weinstein encounter 'most bizarre episode of my life' says Alice Evans

The star of '102 Dalmations' met the producer at the Cannes Film Festival in 2002, where she says he asked to touch her breasts in a toilet

Colin Kaepernick files lawsuit against the NFL alleging collusion against him

Colin Kaepernick files lawsuit against the NFL alleging collusion against him

Colin Kaepernick files lawsuit against the NFL alleging collusion against him

The football player claims team owners are conspiring not to hire him over his protests against racial injustice

Friday, October 13, 2017

Friday, October 13, 2017

Palestinian foreign ministry laments US decision to leave Unesco over anti-Israel bias

Palestinians 'lament' US decision to leave Unesco over anti-Israel bias

Palestinians 'lament' US decision to leave Unesco over anti-Israel bias

A spokesperson for Palestine has said Unesco will survive and continue independence and professionalism

Tech companies sued by family of American man killed in Nice attack

Tech companies sued by family of American man killed in Nice attack

Tech companies sued by family of American man killed in Nice attack

The family of Sean Copeland and his son Brodie have filed a lawsuit against Google, Facebook and Twitter

US baseball player smugglers ask for lenient prison sentences

Cuban baseball smugglers beg for lenient prison sentences

Cuban baseball smugglers beg for lenient prison sentences

Bartolo Hernandez and Julio Estrada smuggled Cuban players into the US with false documents

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Donald Trump launches fresh attack on Barack Obama over North Korea situation

Donald Trump launches fresh attack on Barack Obama over North Korea crisis

Donald Trump launches fresh attack on Barack Obama over North Korea crisis

The US President condemned his predecessor for not doing more to curb the country's nuclear weapons development

Donald Trump set to 'decertify' 2015 Iran nuclear deal

Donald Trump set to 'decertify' 2015 Iran nuclear deal

Donald Trump set to 'decertify' 2015 Iran nuclear deal

The US President looks poised to attempt to impose wider restrictions on Tehran, despite the country fulfilling its obligations under the deal

Isis 'White Widow' Sally Ann Jones 'killed' in Syria drone strike

Isis White Widow Sally Ann Jones 'killed in Syria drone strike'

Isis White Widow Sally Ann Jones 'killed in Syria drone strike'

The fugitive Jihadi is believed to have died in June between the border of Syria and Iraq

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

US flies bombers in 'show of force' over Korean peninsula despite North Korea threat

US flies bombers in 'show of force' over Korean peninsula despite North Korea threat

US flies bombers over Korean peninsula despite North Korea threats

The demonstration was reportedly ordered in an attempt to deter the North Koreans from aggression

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

James Mattis says US military must be ready to respond to North Korea

James Mattis says US military must be ready to respond to North Korea

James Mattis says US military must be ready to respond to North Korea

The US Secretary of Defense made the comments at an army convention in Washington D.C.

Chief of Thailand's military junta promises to hold elections in 2018

Head of Thailand's military junta promises to hold elections in 2018

Head of Thailand's military junta promises to hold elections in 2018

The military took power in Thailand in May 2014 after ousting Yingluck Sinawatra, who fled the country

Obamacare repeal: Republicans reported to have privately admitted defeat

Donald Trump vows to use executive order to destroy Obamacare

Donald Trump vows to use executive order to destroy Obamacare

The promise to scrap the Affordable Care Act was a cornerstone of Donald Trump's presidential campaign

Las Vegas shooting: gunman fired at security guard minutes before launching attack

Las Vegas shooting: gunman Stephen Paddock fired 200 shots at security guard minutes before launching attack

Las Vegas shooting: gunman fired 200 shots at security guard

Authorities have said a security guard was shot before the attack from the Mandalay Bay Hotel room

Monday, October 9, 2017

Monday, October 9, 2017

'If there's a Broadmoor in the US, Donald Trump ought to be in it', says George Galloway in response to 'calm before the storm' remark

'If there's a Broadmoor in the US, Donald Trump ought to be in it', says George Galloway after 'calm before the storm' remark

'If there is a Broadmoor in the US, Donald Trump ought to be in it'

Our host didn't hold back on the US President in response to his 'calm before the storm' comment

Donald Trump's new feud with US senator gets personal with Twitter barbs

Donald Trump's new feud with US senator gets personal with Twitter barbs

Donald Trump's new feud with US senator gets personal with Twitter barbs

The US President has been trading verbal blows with Bob Corker, a senator from Tennessee

Britain 'preparing battle plan' for a possibility of war with North Korea

Britain 'preparing battle plan' for possibility of war with North Korea

Britain 'preparing battle plan' for possibility of war with North Korea

The tension between the United States and the secretive country has been escalating in recent months

Friday, October 6, 2017

Friday, October 6, 2017

Storm Nate kills at least 22 in Costa Rica, Honduras and Nicaragua

Storm Nate kills at least 22 in Costa Rica, Honduras and Nicaragua

Storm Nate heads for US after killing 22 in Costa Rica, Honduras and Nicaragua

A state of emergency has now been declared in the Central American nations

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Thursday, October 5, 2017

More than 6,000 frogs infected with virus killed in Washington

More than 6,000 frogs infected with virus killed in Washington

More than 6,000 frogs infected with virus killed in Washington

Thousands of African clawed frogs had contracted ranavirus

Gun proposal gains Republican support in wake of Las Vegas atrocity

'Bump stock' ban proposal gains support from Trump's Republican Party in wake of Las Vegas atrocity

'Bump stock' ban proposal gains support from Trump's Republican Party

Stephen Paddock shot and killed 59 people in the Nevada city, as well as injured more than 500 others

Las Vegas shooting: Girlfriend of Stephen Paddock denies knowledge of the attack

Las Vegas shooting: Girlfriend of Stephen Paddock denies knowledge of the attack

Girlfriend of Stephen Paddock denies knowledge of Las Vegas shooting

Marilou Danley, who was in the Philippines at the time of the attack, has given a statement on her boyfriend's actions

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Alex Morgan was allegedly involved in an incident at a bar

US soccer superstar Alex Morgan 'escorted out of Disney World for drunken incident in bar'

US soccer star Alex Morgan 'thrown out of Disney World after incident in bar'

Alex Morgan was allegedly involved in eight hours of drinking with other players Giles Barnes and Donny Toi

US votes against UN resolution denouncing death penalty for same-sex relationships

US votes against UN resolution denouncing death penalty for same-sex relationships

US votes against UN resolution denouncing death penalty for same-sex couples

Despite the US voting against the resolution it still passed by 27 vote to 13, seven countries abstained

Las Vegas shooting: Political commentator doubts it will provoke gun laws change Bill Bernard

Las Vegas shooting: Political commentator doubts it will provoke gun laws change

Political commentator doubts Las Vegas shooting will provoke gun laws change

Bill Barnard spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the political impacts of the incident in Nevada over the weekend

Norway residents furious over US radar interfering with TV signal

Norway residents furious over US radar interfering with TV signal

Norway residents furious over US radar interfering with TV signal

Local Arnt Edmund Jensen claims the interference has gone on for years and gets worse on Saturdays

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Las Vegas: Horrific incident was by no means the first in the US

10 years of horror: America and its bloody timeline of mass shootings

10 years of horror: America and its bloody timeline of mass shootings

The attack in Las Vegas is the deadliest mass shooting in recent US history, but it's just the latest in a long line of tragic events

Former White House official Anthony Scaramucci launches media company

Donald Trump's former comms director Anthony Scaramucci launches media company

Donald Trump's former comms director Anthony Scaramucci launches media company

The Scaramucci Post was launched on Monday in New York City by the former Trump administration official

Las Vegas: Former lieutenant claims the safest American cities have open gun control

Las Vegas: Police firearms expert claims the safest American cities have open gun control

Former lieutenant claims the safest American cities have open gun control

Former lieutenant Joe Key says he thinks the gun used in the Las Vegas shooting was an automatic weapon

Las Vegas shooting: Piers Morgan loses his cool with pro-gun campaigner in GMB interview

Las Vegas shooting: Piers Morgan loses his cool with pro-gun campaigner in GMB interview

Piers Morgan loses his cool with pro-gun campaigner in GMB interview

The TV presenter and co-host Susanna Reid were speaking to Dan Roberts about the shooting in Las Vegas

'He made an honest form of rock'n'roll music' - fan pays tribute to Tom Petty

'He made an honest form of rock'n'roll music' - fan pays tribute to Tom Petty

'He made an honest form of rock'n'roll music' - fan pays tribute to Tom Petty

The rocker, who fronted The Heartbreakers, has died at the age of 66

Las Vegas shooting: 'America is awash with guns, everyone who wants one has one', says professor

Las Vegas shooting: 'Nothing will change on gun control because Trump's party gets so much money from the NRA'

US gun laws won't change because Trump's party gets a fortune from lobbyists'

Peter Squires, a professor of criminology at the University of Brighton, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about gun control in the wake of the shooting in Las Vegas

Gun manufacturer shares rise following Las Vegas shooting

Gun manufacturer shares rise following Las Vegas shooting

Gun manufacturer shares rise following Las Vegas shooting

It is thought many will want to buy guns now for fear of gun laws becoming tighter and for protection

Police in Las Vegas working to establish gunman's motive behind attack

Las Vegas attack: Police working to establish gunman's motive for massacre

Police in Las Vegas working to establish gunman's motive behind attack

Stephen Paddock opened fire on crowds at a country music festival on the strip, killed at least 59 people

Monday, October 2, 2017

Monday, October 2, 2017

'It sounds like holiday greetings' - Twitter reacts to Donald Trump's 'warmest condolences' tweet after Las Vegas shooting

Las Vegas Mandalay Bay shooting: Donald Trump savaged for 'warmest condolences' tweet

Donald Trump savaged for 'warmest condolences' Las Vegas tweet

The US President said the victims of the Mandalay Bay Casino shooting and their families had his 'warmest condolences'

Egypt 'ordered 30,000 grenades from North Korea'

Egypt 'ordered 30,000 grenades from North Korea'

Egypt 'ordered 30,000 grenades from North Korea'

The alleged plan to give the grenades to the Egyptian army was foiled by the US

Police in Las Vegas reportedly dealing with active shooter near Mandalay Bay Casino

Las Vegas shooting: At least 50 killed at country music festival near Mandalay Bay Casino

At least 50 killed in Las Vegas as America mourns bloodiest-ever mass shooting

The incident has been reported near to Mandalay Bay Casino, with numerous people said to be injured

Friday, September 29, 2017

Friday, September 29, 2017

Tom Price vows to repay taxpayers for private jet expenses

Trump ally Tom Price vows to repay taxpayers for private jet expenses

Trump ally Tom Price vows to repay taxpayers for private jet expenses

The Health and Human Services Secretary's expenses on chartered flights have made Donald Trump 'unhappy'

Woman dies from 'flesh-eating bacteria' contracted from Storm Harvey flooding - reports

Woman dies from 'flesh-eating bacteria' contracted from Storm Harvey flooding - reports

Woman dies from 'flesh-eating bacteria' contracted from Storm Harvey flooding

77-year-old Nancy Reed became infected with the disease in Houston after suffering a fall in a flooded house

Women given £5 million settlement after police without warrant broke her leg

Woman given £5 million settlement after police without warrant broke her leg

Woman given £5 million settlement after police without warrant broke her leg

Danielle Burfine was trying to stop police officers from entering her home as they were looking for her daughter

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Donald Trump 'not happy' about Tom Price's private jet usage

Donald Trump 'not happy' about Tom Price's private jet usage

Donald Trump 'not happy' about Tom Price's private jet usage

The US President told reporters of his displeasure with the Health and Human Services Secretary's activities in chartering private jets

Report praises Hugh Hefner for being a longtime gay rights supporter after key story was published in 1955

Hugh Hefner praised by LGBT advocates for promoting gay rights back in 1955

Hugh Hefner praised by LGBT advocates for promoting gay rights back in 1955

The founder of Playboy, who has died at the age of 91, took a daring stance on gay rights with an article over 60 years ago

Report claims Donald Trump's son-in-law and White House advisor Jared Kushner voted as a woman in electoral error

Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner 'voted as a woman in electoral error'

Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner 'voted as a woman in electoral error'

Wired is claiming New York voter registration lists the White House advisor and Donald Trump's son-in-law as female

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Killer clown: Woman arrested 'nearly 30 years after murder'

'Killer clown' arrested nearly 30 years after dressing up in Pennywise-style costume to murder female love rival

'Killer clown' arrested nearly 30 years after dressing up to murder love rival

Marlene Warren was shot in the face by someone dressed as a clown and died two days later

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