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Friday, June 23, 2017

Friday, June 23, 2017

North Korea denies torturing or mistreatment of Otto Warmbier

North Korea denies torturing or mistreatment of Otto Warmbier

North Korea denies torturing or mistreatment of Otto Warmbier

The 22-year-old student died days after being released from the country in a coma

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Thursday, June 22, 2017

United States calls for Gulf countries to iron out grievances with Qatar

United States calls for Gulf states to iron out grievances with Qatar

United States calls for Gulf states to iron out grievances with Qatar

Five countries in the Persian Gulf have cut ties with Doha over allegations it is bolstering instability in the region

Teachers being given firearms training in Colorado province

Teachers being given firearms training in US state of Colorado

Teachers being given firearms training in US state of Colorado

The training is to ensure they can intervene in the event of a school shooting

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Donald Trump celebrates Republican wins in Georgia and South Carolina

Donald Trump celebrates Republican wins in Georgia and South Carolina

Donald Trump celebrates Republican wins in Georgia and South Carolina

The Republican party held onto the seats in the House of Representatives, and the President praised the result on Twitter

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Iran summons Swiss charge d'affaires to protest Rex Tillerson's statements

Iran summons Swiss charge d'affaires to protest Rex Tillerson's statements

Iran summons Swiss charge d'affaires to protest Rex Tillerson's statements

The US Secretary of State made clear US policy in relation to Iran was to 'reduce its hegemony' over the Middle East

Monday, June 19, 2017

Monday, June 19, 2017

Man charged with Muslim teenager's murder in Virginia

Man charged with Muslim teenager's murder in Virginia

Man charged with Muslim teenager's murder in Virginia

Nabra Hassanen was killed as she made her way home from a mosque in the early hours of Sunday morning

Friday, June 16, 2017

Friday, June 16, 2017

Grenfell Tower: 'Alleged cladding was banned in the US over concerns of fire and smoke spread', says Times reporter

Grenfell Tower: 'Cladding reportedly used on building was banned in US over fire concerns'

'Cladding reportedly used on building was banned in US over fire concerns'

Sean O'Neill, Chief Reporter for the Times, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the type of cladding which reportedly covered the tower

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Thursday, June 15, 2017

US Coast Guard on alert after 'dirty bomb' threat on container ship in South Carolina port

US Coast Guard on alert after 'dirty bomb' threat on container ship in South Carolina port

US Coast Guard on alert after 'dirty bomb' threat on ship in South Carolina port

The threat was made against a ship belonging to the Maersk Line Company

Special prosecutor on Russia case investigating Donald Trump over alleged obstruction of justice

Donald Trump now being investigated over alleged obstruction of justice

Donald Trump now being investigated over alleged obstruction of justice

The US president is being investigated for alleged obstruction of justice relating to an inquiry into former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn

Nasa launch rocket which will create artificial auroras

Nasa launch rocket which will create its own artificial northern lights

Nasa launch rocket which will create its own artificial northern lights

The rocket will be launched as part of a research mission to gain a better understanding of the ionosphere

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

The inspiration behind Chucky - meet Robert, the devil doll who served as the base for a horror series

The real Chucky - meet Robert, the devil doll who inspired the Child's Play series

The real Chucky - meet Robert, the devil doll who inspired Child's Play

Robert served as the inspiration for a hit horror movie series

Man attempts to rob a bank near the White House and FBI headquarters

Man attempts to rob bank just yards from the White House and FBI headquarters

Man attempts to rob bank just yards from the White House and FBI headquarters

The man fled after the authorities were called to the Wells Fargo Bank on Pennsylvania Avenue

Democrats file lawsuit against Donald Trump over foreign payments

Democrats file lawsuit against Donald Trump over foreign payments

Democrats file lawsuit against Donald Trump over foreign payments

Nearly 200 Democrats have thrown their weight behind a legal case regarding alleged payments made to the President through his businesses by foreign governments

Monday, June 12, 2017

Monday, June 12, 2017

Mexican authorities discover truck containing 112 migrants

Mexican authorities discover truck containing 112 migrants

Mexican authorities discover truck containing 112 migrants

The truck was found as it travelled in south-east Mexico

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Thursday, June 8, 2017

American woman shoots python to death after it mauls her goat

American woman shoots python to death after it mauls her goat

American woman shoots python to death after it mauls her goat

Rachel Elizabeth Valverde shot the 12-foot reptile after it strangled her goat to death

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Kesha tries to hug Jerry Seinfeld and Twitter can't get enough

Kesha tries and fails to hug Jerry Seinfeld - and Twitter can't get enough

Kesha tries and fails to hug Jerry Seinfeld - and Twitter can't get enough

The singer tried to hug the comedian at an awards ceremony and was brutally shot down

US Russia probe: Devin Nunes refuses to say if he's stepped aside

US Russia probe: Devin Nunes refuses to say if he's stepped aside

Devin Nunes refuses to say if he's stepped aside from Trump-Russia probe

The chairman of the House of Representatives intelligence committee deflected questions from journalists on the matter

Monday, June 5, 2017

Monday, June 5, 2017

BREAKING: Police confirm multiple dead after shooting in Orlando

Police confirm multiple dead after shooting in Orlando

Police confirm multiple dead after shooting in Orlando

The incident in question appears to have taken place at an unnamed business' headquarters

Friday, June 2, 2017

Friday, June 2, 2017

Russia backs Paris climate change agreement after US decides to withdraw

Russia backs Paris climate change agreement after US decides to withdraw

Russia backs Paris climate change agreement after US decides to withdraw

The announcement of sticking with the agreement was made clear by Russian Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovitch

Donald Trump widely condemned for pulling out of Paris climate change agreement

Donald Trump widely condemned for pulling out of Paris climate change agreement

Trump blasted for pulling out of Paris climate change agreement

The US President said he was pulling out of the agreement to protect US jobs

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Thursday, June 1, 2017

New footage of Orlando Pulse shooting shows harrowing moment police confront gunman Omar Mateen

New footage of Orlando Pulse gay nightclub shooting shows harrowing moment police confront gunman Omar Mateen

New footage of Orlando Pulse shooting shows moment police confront gunman

A total of 30 videos of bodycam footage has been released to the Orlando Sentinel

Fugitive and bounty hunters die in shootout at Texas car dealership

Fugitive and bounty hunters die in shootout at Texas car dealership

Fugitive and bounty hunters die in shootout at Texas car dealership

The incident took place in front of customers at the location in Greenville, northeast of Dallas

Donald Trump to announce decision on Paris climate change agreement

Donald Trump to announce decision on Paris climate change agreement

Reports have claimed the US president looks set to withdraw from the global agreement, which many have said would be a 'serious mistake'

Julian Assange reportedly considering offer to host US radio show

Julian Assange reportedly considering offer to host pro-Trump radio show

Julian Assange reportedly considering offer to host pro-Trump radio show

The Wikileaks founder said he was 'looking into' the opportunity after Sean Hannity offered him the chance to guest-host

Florida police release dash cam footage of Tiger Woods' arrest

Florida police release dash cam footage of Tiger Woods' arrest

Florida police release dash cam footage of Tiger Woods' arrest

The former world Number one golfer is due to appear in court to face a charge of driving under the influence

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Potential drug tunnel found near Mexico's US border

Potential new drug tunnel found near US-Mexico border

Potential new drug tunnel found near US-Mexico border

Mexican officials discovered the tunnel and reported it to US immigration authorities

'Now watch me whip, watch me Covfefe' - Twitter reactions to Trump typo with hilarious memes

Covfefe: Donald Trump bombarded with memes and gifs as Twitter explodes in mirth

Covfefe: Donald Trump bombarded with memes and gifs as Twitter explodes in mirth

The President typed 'covfefe' into a tweet about negative press, and no-one is going to let him forget it

Covfefe: What did Donald Trump actually mean?

Covfefe: What did Donald Trump actually mean?

Here's five words the president 'might' have been trying to say

Friday, May 26, 2017

Friday, May 26, 2017

Manchester Arena: 'In our darkest hour, we've seen the best of our country', says Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham

Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham says Jeremy Corbyn terror speech is wrong

Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham says Corbyn has it all wrong

The mayor of Greater Manchester spoke to Paul Ross about the community in the wake of the terror attack on Monday

Manchester Attack: Man arrested as police carry out new raids across the city and Merseyside

Manchester Attack: Man arrested as police carry out new raids across the city and Merseyside

Man arrested in Manchester as police carry out new raids

The investigation into the bombing of Manchester Arena continues as Britain remains on critical alert

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

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