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Monday, August 21, 2017

Monday, August 21, 2017

'Excited for the experience' - Twitter users post funny memes and opinions about the solar eclipse

'Keep an eye on Trump' - Twitter users post funny memes and opinions about the solar eclipse

Twitter users post funny memes and opinions about the solar eclipse

Many online are using the opportunity to make jokes and post funny gifs

Oil tanker and US Navy vessel collide with each other near Singapore

USS John S. McCain: 10 injured after US Navy ship hits oil tanker near Singapore

Oil tanker and US Navy vessel collide with each other near Singapore

10 sailors are reported to be missing in the wake of the collision

Friday, August 18, 2017

Friday, August 18, 2017

Israeli minister claims US relations are more important than condemning neo-Nazis

Israeli minister claims US relations are more important than condemning neo-Nazis

Israeli minister claims US relations are more important than blasting neo-Nazis

Ayoub Kara, the minister of communications, defended US President Donald Trump over his 'proven' track record in opposing anti-semitism

Donald Trump tweeted a myth about pigs blood to response to Barcelona attack

Donald Trump tweeted a myth about pig's blood to response to Barcelona attack

Donald Trump tweeted a myth about pig's blood to response to Barcelona attack

The US President referenced how General Pershing supposedly dealt with terrorist when he caught them

CNN blasted for connecting Charlottesville incident to Barcelona terror attack

CNN blasted for connecting Charlottesville incident to Barcelona terror attack

CNN blasted for connecting Charlottesville incident to Barcelona terror attack

The network suggested the Spain incident - where a van mowed down pedestrians - may have been inspired by the car attack in Virginia

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Palestinian terrorist makes final appearance in US court before deportation

Palestinian terrorist makes final appearance in US court before deportation

Palestinian terrorist makes final appearance in US court before deportation

Rasmea Odeh admitted to concealing two bombing convictions

Steve Bannon contradicts Donald Trump in unexpected interview, blasts far-right

Steve Bannon contradicts Donald Trump in unexpected interview, blasts far-right

Steve Bannon contradicts Donald Trump in unexpected interview, blasts far-right

The White House Chief Strategist made a series of remarks to a left-wing American magazine

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Baltimore authorities remove Confederate statues overnight

Robert E Lee statue removed in Baltimore as Charlottesville backlash continues

Robert E Lee statue removed in Baltimore as Charlottesville backlash continues

Two busts depicting Roger B. Taney and both Robert E. Lee and Thomas. J. Jackson were removed early on Wednesday

Charlottesville: 'Donald Trump's trying to distract from his losing hand,' says academic

Charlottesville: 'Donald Trump's trying to distract from his losing hand,' says academic

'Donald Trump's trying to distract from his losing hand,' says academic

Dr Simon Radford from the University of Southern California spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the US president's press conference on Tuesday

'If we don't impeach Trump, I'll move to Atlantis' - Twitter blasts Donald Trump over Charlottesville press conference

'If we don't impeach Trump, I'll move to Atlantis' - Twitter blasts Donald Trump over Charlottesville press conference

'If we don't impeach Trump, I'll move to Atlantis' - Twitter blasts Donald Trump

#ImpeachTrump has been trending in the wake of a press conference the US President gave in

'It's now impossible for any supporter to not know what he is' - J.K Rowling leads Twitter condemnation of Donald Trump

'It's impossible for supporters to not know what Donald Trump is' - JK Rowling leads condemnation

'They know what he is' - JK Rowling leads Twitter condemnation of Donald Trump

The US President gave an extraordinary press conference to defend his reaction to Charlottesville

Donald Trump defends Charlottesville performance, blasts 'violent alt-left'

Donald Trump defends Charlottesville performance, blasts 'violent alt-left'

Donald Trump defends Charlottesville performance, blasts 'violent alt-left'

The US President gave an extraordinary press conference in the lobby of Trump Tower on Tuesday evening

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Calls to remove Confederate monuments across America renewed after Charlottesville horror

Charlottesville: Calls to remove Confederate monuments across America renewed after horror in Virginia

Calls to remove Confederate monuments renewed after Charlottesville horror

The incident in Virginia where a car was rammed into crowds of anti-fascist protestors created national outrage across America

Iran threatens to leave nuclear agreement if US continues 'sanctions and coercion' policy

Iran warns Donald Trump: 'We'll leave nuclear agreement if you keep coercing us'

Iran warns Donald Trump: 'We'll leave nuclear agreement if you keep coercing us'

The nuclear agreement was agreed in July 2015 between Tehran and all of the major powers, ensuring Iran would limit its nuclear programme

James Mattis has said the ban on transgender individuals in the US military is not settled because the White House has not said anything further on it.   The ban, which was announced by Donald Trump on Twitter, has drawn high levels of criticism after it reversed progress made by his predecessor, Barack Obama.   But the Secretary of Defense may have fueled speculation of the ban remaining transient because he made clear the White House has not issued any further direction to the Pentagon in regard to it.

Donald Trump trans military ban: Defence chief James Mattis says White House hasn't issued direction

James Mattis says White House hasn't given direction on transgender military ban

The Secretary of Defense said nothing more had been said beyond the official announcement

'Donald Trump has crossed a line' over his response to Charlottesville, says international politics professor

'Donald Trump has crossed a line' over his response to Charlottesville, says politics expert

'Donald Trump has crossed a line' over Charlottesville response, says expert

Scott Lucas, a Professor of International Politics from the University of Birmingham, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the US president's reaction to the Virginia incident

Monday, August 14, 2017

Monday, August 14, 2017

WannaCry cyber security expert pleads not guilty to malware charges

WannaCry cyber security expert Marcus Hutchins pleads not guilty to malware charges

WannaCry cyber security expert pleads not guilty to malware charges in US

Marcus Hutchins, known for stopping the ransomware attack which hit the NHS earlier this year, has appeared in a federal court in Milwaukee

Charlottesville: 'Donald Trump's failure to condemn white supremacy is either stupid or disturbing'

Charlottesville: 'Donald Trump's failure to condemn white supremacy is either stupid or disturbing'

'Donald Trump's Charlottesville comments are either stupid or disturbing'

Columnist Michael Graham says Donald Trump may not understand what the conservative movement is about in the US

Donald Trump has condemned all sides for Charlottesville. But here are some occasions when he wasn't so impartial

The times Donald Trump forgot to take an 'all sides' view

The US president has been vocal on many different issues and blasted numerous people over the course of his presidency

George Galloway blasted Donald Trump and Tony Blair on his show

George Galloway tells Tony Blair: 'Come and have a go if you think you're hard enough'

'I hope Donald Trump is taken away in a straight jacket', says George Galloway

George Galloway hopes Donald Trump is thrown in a padded cell in order to save the world

George Galloway: 'Donald Trump's capable of launching attack on North Korea, it's terrifyingly dangerous'

George Galloway: 'Donald Trump's capable of launching attack on North Korea, it's terrifyingly dangerous'

'Donald Trump is more than capable of launching an attack on North Korea'

Our host said the crisis between America and North Korea is at its tipping point

Drunk American in Germany is beaten up for allegedly displaying Nazi salute

Drunk American in Germany beaten up for 'displaying Nazi salute'

Drunk American in Germany beaten up for 'displaying Nazi salute'

Dresden Police confirmed the man was being investigated for a reported violation of the laws pertaining to symbols from a banned organisation

Drone footage shows moment car ploughs into pedestrians in Charlottesville

Charlottesville: Drone footage shows moment car ploughs into pedestrians

Drone footage shows moment car ploughs into pedestrians in Charlottesville

One woman died in the incident over the weekend

Guam governor backs Donald Trump's 'punch to the nose' in North Korea dispute

Guam governor backs Donald Trump's 'punch to the nose' strategy against North Korea

Guam governor backs Trump's 'punch to the nose' strategy against North Korea

Eddie Calvo has said he is grateful to the US President for taking a stand against the regime in Pyongyang after it threatened a strike on the Pacific island

Twitter account attempts to name and shame white supremacists marching in Charlottesville

Charlottesville crisis: Twitter account names and shames white supremacists

Twitter account attempts to name and shame white supremacists

A Twitter account is calling on others to help name those seen in photos of the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia

Charlottesville: Julia Hartley-Brewer argues with Charlie Wolf over Donald Trump's statement

Donald Trump supporter blasts Charlottesville criticism: 'You'd think he'd driven the car'

Donald Trump supporter defends president over Charlottesville criticism

Charlie Wolf suggested Donald Trump was the victim of a media witchhunt

White House moves to stem fallout over Trump response to Virginia attack

Virginia chaos: White House tries to stem fallout from Donald Trump's Charlottesville message

White House tries to stem fallout from Trump's Charlottesville response

There are calls for the US president to issue a stronger message of condemnation after one woman died at a white supremacist rally

Friday, August 11, 2017

Friday, August 11, 2017

Stephen Colbert mocks Donald Trump with opening monologue on the Late Show

Stephen Colbert mocks Donald Trump with opening monologue on The Late Show

Stephen Colbert mocks Donald Trump with opening monologue on The Late Show

The talk show host, who hosts The Late Show on CBS, asked what was tougher than 'fire and fury'

'North Korea won't use nuclear weapons unless the regime feels really under threat'

'North Korea won't use nuclear weapons unless the regime feels really under threat'

'North Korea won't use nuclear weapons unless the regime is really under threat'

Senior research fellow Shashank Joshi says we're not heading to nuclear war but there could be a US-Korean confrontation

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Thursday, August 10, 2017

9/11 - the monumental task of identifying victims and the technology behind it

The incredible technology being used to identify 9/11 victims, 16 years on

9/11 - the incredible technology being used to identify victims

Advancements in technology allowed for a new victim of the terror attack in New York to be identified

World Lion Day: Mountain lions move closer to urban areas and problems grow

Mountain lions on collision course with humans in California

Mountain lions on collision course with humans in California

Mountain lions fear human contact, yet they are being drawn ever closer

Russia spy plane 'trolls' Donald Trump with legal flight over Washington DC

Russia spy plane 'trolls' Donald Trump with legal flight over Washington DC

Russia spy plane 'trolls' Donald Trump with legal flight over Washington DC

The plane was allowed to fly overhead due to a 1992 agreement

US bunker sales rise as North Korea tensions increase

US bunker sales soar as North Korea tensions increase

US bunker sales soar as North Korea tensions increase

Rising S Bunkers have announced that its sales have risen by roughly 90%

Lawsuit against Donald Trump's transgender military ban filed by five service members

Lawsuit against Donald Trump's transgender military ban filed by five service members

Lawsuit against Donald Trump's transgender military ban filed

The service members are asking a federal court in Washington to block the ban on transgender military service

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

North Korea and US tensions linked to rise in missile defence system requests

North Korea-US tension linked to rise in missile defence system requests

North Korea-US tension linked to rise in missile defence system requests

Weapons supplier Lockheed Martin says interest in missile defence systems has risen as North Korea has conducted missile tests

North Korea 'called Donald Trump's bluff over US deterrent', says Dr. Brian Klaas

'North Korea has called Donald Trump's bluff and his options are running out'

'North Korea has called Donald Trump's bluff and his options are running out'

Dr. Brian Klaas, from the London School of Economics, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the escalating situation between North Korea and the United States

North Korea raises tension with consideration of missile strike on Guam

North Korea raises tension with talk of missile strike on Guam

North Korea raises tension with talk of missile strike on Guam

The secretive state announced it was considering a missile strike on the US overseas territory

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Ken Livingstone 'disappointed but not surprised' by High Court Tony Blair decision

Ken Livingstone claims 'establishment and oil industry' saved Tony Blair from prosecution

Ken Livingstone claims 'establishment and big oil' saved Blair from prosecution

Former Mayor of London Ken Livingstone spoke to George Galloway about the High Court decision to block a charge brought by a former Iraqi army commander

George Galloway: 'The situation in Venezuela has nothing to do with us'

George Galloway: 'The situation in Venezuela has nothing to do with us'

George Galloway: 'The situation in Venezuela has nothing to do with us'

George Galloway says British journalists are besotted with the United States

9/11 victim identified 16 years after terror attack in New York City

9/11 victim identified 16 years after terror attack in New York City

9/11 victim identified 16 years after terror attack in New York City

New advancements in DNA testing allowed the man - whose name has been withheld - to be identified

Donald Trump marks 200 days in office with Twitter tirade

Donald Trump marks 200 days in office with Twitter tirade

The US President went off on the social network

US calls for United Nations to investigate Hezbollah

US calls for United Nations to investigate Hezbollah

US calls for United Nations to investigate Hezbollah

The US ambassador to the UN says she wants UNIFIL to increase commitment to investigating violations

Monday, August 7, 2017

Monday, August 7, 2017

Afghan refugees speak out about being attacked by Taliban, Islamic State and US

Afghan refugees speak out about being attacked by Taliban, Islamic State and US

Afghan refugees speak out about being attacked by Taliban, Islamic State and US

Many from the Nangarhar Province are now living in an unfinished university building in Jalalabad

'North Korea normally cries wolf, but the difference now is Donald Trump', says research fellow

'North Korea normally cries wolf, but the difference now is Donald Trump', says research fellow

'North Korea normally cries wolf, but the difference now is Donald Trump'

Aidan Foster-Carter, an Honorary Senior Research Fellow in Modern Korea, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the fresh sanctions imposed on the country by the US

Friday, August 4, 2017

Friday, August 4, 2017

North Korea blasts US decision to ban American travel to country

North Korea blasts US decision to ban American travel to country

North Korea blasts US decision to ban American travel to country

US passport holders will not be allowed to travel to the secretive country following a State Department decision

Transgender people encouraged to work with police after Donald Trump's military ban

US trans community urged to join police after Trump military ban

US trans community urged to join police after Trump military ban

Many are letting transgender people know that police departments in America will allow them to work

'Grand jury may lead to criminal prosecutions and Donald Trump's impeachment'

'Grand jury hearing may lead to criminal prosecutions and Donald Trump's impeachment'

'Grand jury may lead to criminal prosecutions and Donald Trump's impeachment'

The grand jury can issue subpoenas to force people to appear before the the Trump-Russia investigation

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Gas explosion in school kills two people in Minnesota

Gas explosion in school kills two people in Minnesota

Gas explosion in school kills two people in Minnesota

The incident occurred in the state capital of Minneapolis

Donald Trump suggests dismissal of US Afghanistan war commander

Donald Trump 'ready to fire US commander in Afghanistan'

Donald Trump 'ready to fire US commander in Afghanistan'

The US President is reportedly frustrated by the ongoing struggles in the region

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

American union files brief to defend TV host from coal executive legal action

American union files brief to defend John Oliver from legal action

American union files brief to defend TV host from coal executive legal action

The American Civil Liberties Union filed a brief in defence of HBO host John Oliver, who is being sued for defamation by Robert Murray

Donald Trump's daughter-in-law hosts 'real news' programme on Facebook

Donald Trump's daughter-in-law hosts 'real news' programme on Facebook

Donald Trump's daughter-in-law hosts 'real news' programme on Facebook

The video of Lara Trump - who is married to the US President's first-born son Eric - appeared on social media

American woman calls firefighters as boa constrictor strangles her

Woman's call to firefighters: 'Help, I have a boa constrictor stuck to my face.'

Woman's call to firefighters: 'Help, I'm being strangled by a boa constrictor'

The authorities had to literally chop off the head of the snake to save her

Amber Rudd calls on Silicon Valley tech giants to unite against terrorism

Amber Rudd calls on Silicon Valley tech giants to unite against terror

Amber Rudd calls on Silicon Valley tech giants to unite against terror

The Home Secretary is in California for the Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism

Nasa offers huge salary for 'planetary protection officer'

Nasa offers huge salary for 'planetary protection officer'

Nasa offers huge salary for 'planetary protection officer'

Do you fancy taking on the responsibility of protecting the planet from aliens?

American artist causes waves with 'Zombie Trump' art

New 'Zombie Trump' artwork sends shockwaves through Mexico

New 'Zombie Trump' artwork sends shockwaves through Mexico

It provides yet another reason for Donald Trump to love Mexico

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