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Thursday, May 25, 2017

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Manchester attack: The New York Times defends its publication of leaked images

Manchester attack: New York Times defends its publication of leaked images

Manchester attack: New York Times defends its publication of leaked images

The media outlet published information leaked by US officials on Wednesday, infuriating UK authorities

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Donald Trump reported to have hired toughest lawyer on Wall Street to counsel on Russia probe

Donald Trump 'hires toughest lawyer on Wall Street' for Russia probe

Donald Trump 'hires toughest lawyer on Wall Street' for Russia probe

Various news reports have said the US president has hired Marc Kasowitz to represent him as the investigation moves forward

Monday, May 22, 2017

Monday, May 22, 2017

'Donald Trump had the chance to address human rights abuses in Saudi Arabia' says Amnesty International rep

'Donald Trump could have addressed human rights abuses in Saudi Arabia but failed to do so', say Amnesty

'Trump could have addressed Saudi human rights abuses but failed', say Amnesty

Allan Hogarth, Head of Advocacy and Programmes at Amnesty International UK, spoke to Paul Ross about the US President's first overseas trip

Israel adopts measures to improve Palestinian lives at Donald Trump's request

Israel adopts measures to improve Palestinian lives at Donald Trump's request

Israel adopts measures to improve Palestinian lives at Donald Trump's request

The US President is due to arrive in Israel on Tuesday, and measures to facilitate Palestinian lives and economy were adopted by the state as a 'good-faith gesture' following his request

Friday, May 19, 2017

Friday, May 19, 2017

US school defends using pepper spray on students for school project

US school defends using pepper spray on students for school project

US school defends using pepper spray on students for school project

The incident happened at Barberton High School in Ohio

Chinese fighters intercept US AIr Force plane over the East China Sea

Chinese fighters intercept US Air Force plane over East China Sea

Chinese fighters intercept US Air Force plane over East China Sea

The US Air Force said the Chinese aircraft were acting in an unprofessional manner

New York City: Times Square driver 'heard voices', say law enforcement

New York City: Times Square driver 'heard voices', say law enforcement

New York City: Times Square driver 'heard voices', say law enforcement

26-year-old Richard Rojas is to appear in court to face charges of second-degree murder, vehicular homicide and attempted murder

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Terence Crutcher: Family of black man outraged after white police officer is cleared of manslaughter

Terence Crutcher family outraged after police officer who shot unarmed black man cleared

Terence Crutcher family outraged as officer who shot unarmed black man cleared

Terence Crutcher was killed by Betty Shelby in September 2016, who says she fired out of fear at the unarmed Terence Crutcher

Former FBI head Robert Mueller appointed as special counsel to Trump-Russia investigation

9/11 FBI boss Robert Mueller appointed as special counsel to Trump-Russia investigation

9/11 FBI boss Robert Mueller appointed as special counsel to Trump-Russia probe

The former director of the FBI, who guided the FBI through the horror 9/11, has been authorised to conduct an investigation into the US president's campaign links to Russia

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

New Orleans authorities remove third monument from Confederate era

New Orleans removes third Confederate-era monument

New Orleans removes third Confederate-era monument

A monument to General Pierre Gustave Toutant-Beauregard was removed as monument supporters waved confederate flags

Donald Trump believes he is unfairly treated

Donald Trump blasts media after Russia furore: 'No politician in history has been treated worse than me'

Trump says 'no politician has ever been treated worse than me'

US President hits back after reports of Russia ties

Chelsea Manning: A look back on the US soldier's life following her release from prison

Chelsea Manning, a timeline of turmoil: How an army analyst became world's most famous whistleblower

How army analyst Chelsea Manning became world's most wanted whistleblower

Manning was released from prison today after her sentence was commuted in January

Israeli officials express fear over Donald Trump allegedly sharing information with Russia

Israeli officials turn on Trump over Russia reports

Israeli officials turn on Trump over Russia reports

Two Israeli intelligence officials told Buzzfeed News the country had shared information with the US, and it appeared to match what Russia was told last week

Donald Trump reportedly asked James Comey to drop the FBI inquiry into Michael Flynn.   US media is reporting this allegation based off a memo which was supposedly written by the former FBI director himself.   The memo is believed to have been written immediately after a meeting in which the US president urged Comey to drop the inquiry into the former national security advisor's links to Russia.   The meeting supposedly took place one day after Flynn had resigned from his position after it emerged he had mi

Donald Trump asked James Comey to drop FBI probe into Russia ties - reports

Donald Trump asked James Comey to drop FBI probe into Russia ties - reports

US media is reporting the former FBI director was asked to leave the inquiry into the former national security adviser's links to Russia

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Donald Trump reportedly shared 'highly classified' Isis intelligence with Russian officials

Donald Trump admits sharing Isis intel with Russia: 'I have every right to do it'

Donald Trump admits sharing Isis intel with Russia: 'I have every right to do it

The information was supposedly shared when the US president met Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov with the ambassador last week

Monday, May 15, 2017

Monday, May 15, 2017

Donald Trump reportedly considering 'purge' of high-ranking White House staff

Donald Trump reportedly considering 'purge' of high-ranking White House staff

Donald Trump reportedly considering 'purge' of high-ranking White House staff

The US President is still dealing with the fallout surrounding his dismissal of FBI director James Comey

Friday, May 12, 2017

Friday, May 12, 2017

A military exercise in the Pacific Ocean was cancelled after a French landing craft became stranded.   The incident came during a joint exercise between Japanese, British, French, and American forces.   The exercise came as the craft attempted to land on the American island of Guam in the Mariana Archipelago.  It had been meant to be a demonstration of strength to counter the growing Chinese presence in the region.   However, the landing damaged the propellor of the vehicle, which led to the exercise being

Military exercise in the Pacific postponed after French craft gets stranded

Military exercise in the Pacific postponed after French craft gets stranded

The incident came during a joint exercise between the French, Japanese, British and American forces

Kushner family pulls out of China business pitch after corruption allegations

Family of Trump's son-in-law pulls out of China business pitch after corruption allegations

Kushner family pulls out of China business trip after corruption claim

The family had allegedly been using Jared Kushner's connections in the White House to woo investors

Donald Trump admits 'made up' Russia story played a part in his decision to fire James Comey

Donald Trump admits 'made up' Russia story played a part in James Comey sacking

Donald Trump admits 'made up' Russia story played a part in James Comey sacking

Democrats have accused the US president of firing Comey to try to dampen the FBI inquiry into Russian conduct during US election

Australia considering NATO request to send more troops to Afghanistan, says Malcolm Turnbull

Australia considering NATO request to send more troops to Afghanistan, says PM

Australia considers NATO request to send more troops to Afghanistan

The country has close to 300 soldiers in Afghanistan, and Malcolm Turnbull is considering sending more

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Thursday, May 11, 2017

New PR headache for United Airlines as man's reservation is cancelled for filming employee during confrontation

United Airlines faces fresh headache as man loses reservation for filming clash with staffer

United Airlines faces fresh headache as man loses reservation for filming clash

The incident is the latest PR headache for United Airlines, in the wake of a series of highly publicised incidents

Work crews guarded by police as they remove statue of Confederate President Jefferson Davis in New Orleans

Clashes in New Orleans as statue of white supremacist leader Jefferson Davis removed

Clashes in New Orleans as statue of white supremacist leader removed

The statue of Jefferson Davis was removed under heavy police presence in New Orleans

Donald Trump and Rex Tillerson meet Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov amid James Comey controversy

Donald Trump and Rex Tillerson meet Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov amid James Comey controversy

Trump and Tillerson meet Sergey Lavrov amid James Comey controversy

The meeting came at a sensitive time after the US president fired the FBI director earlier in the week

US radio station sparks outrage with advice to conceal child pornography

US radio station sparks outrage with advice to conceal child pornography

US radio station sparks outrage with advice to conceal child pornography

Cave 97.7 FM issued on-air statements over a two-year period which gave tips on how to hide illicit material

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Tunnel collapses at American site which has made nuclear weapons for decades

Tunnel collapses at American nuclear weapons site

Tunnel collapses at American nuclear weapons site

Officials said no-one was hurt when the tunnel fell in at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation site

Donald Trump has dismissed FBI director James Comey because of his handling of the investigation pertaining to Hillary Clinton's emails.   The surprise move came from the White House overnight, making Comey the second FBI director to be fired from his position.   The former director was reported to have been addressing FBI agents in Los Angeles when the news was announced on television.   The 56-year-old is believed to have thought the news was a joke or prank at first, but then received an official letter

Donald Trump fires James Comey over his handling of Hillary Clinton email investigation

Donald Trump fires James Comey over his handling of Clinton email probe

This former FBI director is believed to have thought it was a prank when he saw it announced on TV

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Michael Sandford 'heard voices' when he tried to shoot Donald Trump at Las Vegas rally

Michael Sandford 'heard voices' when he tried to shoot Donald Trump at Las Vegas rally

Michael Sandford 'heard voices' when he tried to shoot Donald Trump in Las Vegas

The 21-year-old British man has been returned to the United Kingdom after being incarcerated in the US

Monday, May 8, 2017

Monday, May 8, 2017

Two dead and eight injured after shooting in Chicago

Two dead, eight injured after shooting in Chicago

Two dead, eight injured after shooting in Chicago

The incident took place at a memorial for a person who had been fatally shot in a suspected gang incident

Friday, May 5, 2017

Friday, May 5, 2017

Two dead after UPS plane crashes at Yeager Airport, West Virginia

Two dead after UPS plane crashes at Yeager Airport, West Virginia

Two dead after UPS plane crashes at Yeager Airport, West Virginia

Plane crashed at 7am local time

Russian planes intercepted by US air force near Alaska

Russian planes intercepted by US air force near Alaska

Russian planes intercepted by US air force near Alaska

Russia Today is claiming the planes were on a routine training mission over neutral airspace in the Pacific

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Donald Trump advisor Kellyanne Conway tears into Hillary Clinton over election loss explanation

Donald Trump advisor Kellyanne Conway tears into Hillary Clinton

Conway ripped into Hillary Clinton over the former Democratic candidate attributing her loss to outside forces

Melania Trump starts Twitter frenzy by liking tweet criticising her relationship with Donald Trump

Melania Trump likes tweet criticising her relationship with Donald Trump

The First Lady of the United States has sent imaginations running wild on Twitter

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Wife of the man who killed their child and himself not angry at Facebook over live video

Wife of man who streamed their baby's murder on Facebook Live says she's not angry with social media site

Wife of man who killed their child and himself not angry at Facebook over video

Chiranut Trairat's husband, Wuttisan Wongtalay, killed their 11-month old baby daughter and himself on a live stream on the network

San Francisco judge blocks Donald Trump's executive order on 'sanctuary cities'

San Francisco judge blocks Donald Trump's executive order on 'sanctuary cities'

San Francisco judge blocks Donald Trump's executive order on 'sanctuary cities'

The order would have allowed the Trump administration to withhold funding for cities which help immigrants to remain in the United States

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Wikitribune - the plan and theory for Jimmy Wales's outlet to combat fake news

Wikitribune: How Jimmy Wales plans to take the fight to fake news

Wikitribune: How Jimmy Wales plans to take the fight to fake news

The American entrepreneur's initiative to fight fake news has been officially launched with a crowdfunding intiative

South Korea claims North Korea has carried out a 'large-scale' artillery drill

South Korea claims North Korea has carried out 'large-scale' artillery drill

South Korea claims North Korea has carried out 'large-scale' artillery drill

A statement from the South Korean military claims the reclusive country carried out a drill to mark the anniversary of the country's army

Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales to launch news website to fight fake news

Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales to launch news website to fight fake news

Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales to launch news website to fight fake news

The new website is to be called 'Wikitribune', and will be a crowdfunded news outlet which will pair professional journalists with online volunteers

Elton John cancels US shows as he recovers from 'potentially deadly' bacterial infection

Elton John cancels US shows as he recovers from 'potentially deadly' bacterial infection

Elton John cancels US shows as he recovers from 'potentially deadly' infection

The singer had just finished his South American tour when he became violently ill on the plane back to the UK

Monday, April 24, 2017

Monday, April 24, 2017

Trump talked bullishly about his achievements over the first 100 days of his presidency

Donald Trump: 'I'll get the Mexican wall built half-price'

Donald Trump: 'I'll get the Mexican wall built half-price'

The US President will have been in office for 100 days on April 29

Friday, April 21, 2017

Friday, April 21, 2017

Donald Trump accused of endorsing Marine Le Pen with Paris tweet

Donald Trump accused of endorsing Marine Le Pen with Paris tweet

The President said the Paris attack will have 'a big effect' on the country's presidential election

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Turkish state of emergency extended even as Donald Trump congratulates President Erdogan over election result

Turkish state of emergency extended as Trump congratulates Erdogan

Turkish state of emergency extended as Trump congratulates Erdogan

There's growing unrest as a number of bodies are claiming voting irregularities in how the ballots in Turkey's referendum were counted

Russian state TV claims Donald Trump is more dangerous than North Korea's Kim Jong-un, says world is 'hair's breadth' from nuclear war

Russian state TV claims Donald Trump more dangerous than North Korea's Kim Jong-un

Russian state TV claims Donald Trump more dangerous than Kim Jong-un

A pro-Kremlin news presenter has claimed the world is 'a hair's breadth' away from a nuclear war

'You gotta behave' - Donald Trump issues stern warning to North Korea

'You gotta behave' - Donald Trump issues stern warning to North Korea

'You gotta behave' - Donald Trump issues stern warning to North Korea

This follows his warning the US would step in if China was unable to keep North Korea in line

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Donald Trump reassures us there'll be no World War III: 'Russia and US will work out fine'

Donald Trump: 'Russia and the US will work out fine'

The US president has

Eight year old boy drives family van to McDonalds after learning to drive on YouTube

Eight-year-old boy drives family van to McDonalds after learning to drive on YouTube

Eight-year-old boy drives family van to McDonalds after learning on YouTube

He really had a craving for a cheeseburger

Foreign media gathers in Pyongyang for North Korea's 'big and important event'

Foreign media gathers in Pyongyang for North Korea's 'big and important event'

Foreign media gathers in Pyongyang for North Korea's 'big and important event'

The reclusive state has planned some sort of event for Thursday, which is suspected to be a possible weapons test

Donald Trump declares NATO 'no longer obsolete' in major u-turn

Donald Trump declares NATO 'no longer obsolete' in major u-turn

The US president has done a surprising U-turn on his view of the alliance

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Boko Haram plot to attack US and UK embassies foiled by Nigerian officials

Boko Haram plot to attack US, UK embassies foiled by Nigerian officials

Boko Haram plot to attack US, UK embassies foiled by Nigerian officials

Securities officials claim they broke up a plan to attack western establishments late in March

Melania Trump accepts Daily Mail apology and receives damages for escort allegation

Melania Trump accepts Daily Mail apology and receives damages for escort allegation

Melania Trump accepts Daily Mail apology, takes damages for escort allegation

The Daily Mail had alleged the First Lady of the United States had formerly worked as an escort during the presidential campaign last year

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Eric Trump defends his father over the Syria airstrike, says it shows Donald Trump isn't Vladimir Putin's ally

Syria airstrike shows Donald Trump isn't Putin's puppet, says his son Eric

Syria airstrike shows Donald Trump isn't Putin's puppet, says his son Eric

The second son of Donald Trump has defended his father's action to strike a Syrian airfield, says it shows he won't be 'pushed around

Monday, April 10, 2017

Monday, April 10, 2017

Russia and Iran give ultimatum of military force following US airstrike on Syria base

Russia and Iran give military ultimatum following US airstrike on Syria base

Russia and Iran give military ultimatum following US airstrike on Syria base

Tensions between Russia and the West are rising after the US assault and Boris Johnson cancelled his trip to Moscow

Friday, April 7, 2017

Friday, April 7, 2017

Labour split as Jeremy Corbyn and Tom Watson take opposing sides about US Syria airstrike

Labour split on Syria strikes as Jeremy Corbyn and Tom Watson take opposing sides

Labour split on Syria strikes as Corbyn and Watson take opposing sides

The leader and deputy leader of the Labour Party have taken opposite sides of the debate

West backs US airstrike on Syrian airbase as Russia condemns 'American aggression'

Syria airstrikes: Assad regime blames US action on false propaganda

Syria airstrikes: Assad regime blames US action on false propaganda

France and the UK have supported the airstrike on the base from which the chemical attacks on Khan Sheikhun were launched

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

American man is electrocuted by iPhone charger in freak accident

American man is electrocuted by iPhone charger in freak accident

American man is electrocuted by iPhone charger in freak accident

Wiley Day ended up in hospital after his metal chain came into contact with his iPhone charger

Two women shot in Nashville, police continue to investigate

Two women shot in Nashville, police continue to investigate

Two women shot in Nashville, police continue to investigate

The incident took place in the late hours of Monday in the north of the Tennessee city

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