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Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

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

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Marvel comic editor suffers online abuse over selfie with co-workers

A new Gamergate? Female Marvel comic editor suffers online abuse over selfie with co-workers

Marvel comic editor suffers online abuse over selfie with co-workers

Heather Antos posted a selfie of herself getting a milkshake with her colleagues, and the internet heaped abuse onto her

Anthony Scaramucci removed from White House Communications role after ten days

Anthony Scaramucci removed from White House Communications role after just 10 days

Anthony Scaramucci removed from White House Communications role

Scaramucci had only been in the role for 10 days before a storm of publicity erupted around him

JK Rowling apologises for misconstruing Donald Trump in video of disabled boy

JK Rowling apologises for Donald Trump disabled boy tweet

JK Rowling apologises for Donald Trump disabled boy tweet

The Harry Potter author incorrectly assumed the US President had ignored a disabled boy in a video in the White House

Monday, July 31, 2017

Monday, July 31, 2017

China hits back at Donald Trump over North Korea tweet

China hits back at Donald Trump over North Korea tweet

China hits back at Donald Trump over North Korea tweet

The country's Foreign Ministry released a statement to Reuters to say all parties bore responsibility

'Russia and America are dangerously close to confrontation', says former ambassador

'Russia and America are dangerously close to confrontation', says former ambassador

'Russia and America are dangerously close to confrontation'

Sir Tony Brenton says Russia expelling diplomats shows how angry it is about hopes of a good relationship going downhill

America's west and east coasts in reach of North Korean missiles, claims report

North Korea missiles could reach American coast, Pyongyang claims

North Korea missiles could reach American coast, Pyongyang claims

The country said it had conducted a successful test of an intercontinental ballistic missile over the weekend

Friday, July 28, 2017

Friday, July 28, 2017

Eastern Lightning: The banned Chinese cult that believes a woman is the reincarnation of Jesus

Eastern Lightning: The banned Chinese cult that believes a woman is the reincarnation of Jesus

Eastern Lightning: The Chinese cult that believes Jesus has been reincarnated

Some members of Eastern Lightning, also known as Church of Almighty God, have been arrested after a six-month investigation

Russia orders America to cut embassy staff in response to increased sanctions

Russia orders America to cut embassy staff in response to increased sanctions

Russia orders America to cut embassy staff in response to increased sanctions

The Russian government has also reportedly suspended the capability of the US embassy to use diplomatic properties

'Anthony Scaramucci's priority is settling scores with those who kept him from a job in January', says politics professor

Anthony Scaramucci 'pulled out a shotgun and he's brought the whole house down'

Anthony Scaramucci 'pulled out a shotgun and he's brought the whole house down'

Politics professor Scott Lucas says Donald Trump brought Anthony Scaramucci in because he’s going into the bunker because of the Russia investigation

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Woman filmed threatening three Somalians and vowing to 'kill all Muslims' in parking dispute

Woman filmed threatening three Somalians and vowing to 'kill all Muslims' in parking dispute

Woman filmed threatening to 'kill all Muslims' in parking dispute

Amber Hensley has now apologised on Facebook for her actions

After the freak accident at the Ohio State Fair, how safe are UK rides?

After the freak accident at the Ohio State Fair, how safe are UK rides?

After the freak accident at the Ohio State Fair, how safe are UK rides?

One person died and seven more were injured after the Fireball at the fair in Columbus suffered a major malfunction

One dead in horror accident on ride at Ohio State Fair

One dead in horror accident on ride at Ohio State Fair

One dead in horror accident on ride at Ohio State Fair

Seven were left injured after the attraction called the Fireball had a severe malfunction on the opening day of the fair in Colombus

'Donald Trump's transgender military announcement is probably a smokescreen for his administration', says Stephanie Hirst

Trans broadcaster tells Donald Trump 'the world is laughing at you'

Trans broadcaster tells Donald Trump 'the world is laughing at you'

Stephanie Hirst says Donald Trump's transgender announcement is disappointing and the world is laughing at him

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