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Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Hurricane Irma: Before-and-after pictures of major locations in the storm's path

Hurricane Irma: Before-and-after pictures of major locations in the storm's path

Hurricane Irma: Before-and-after pictures show the devastation

The storm raged through the Caribbean and off the south coast of the United States last week

University of Rochester formally hits back at sexual harassment report

US academic accused of demanding sex for grades

US academic accused of demanding sex for grades

The report claimed a professor at the establishment, Florian Jaeger, had conducted a decade-long string of sexual harassment against students and staff

Boxer shorts belonging to Adolf Hitler up for auction in Maryland

Adolf Hitler's underwear up for auction in Maryland

Adolf Hitler's boxer shorts go up for auction in Maryland

The boxer shorts are expected to sell for up to $5000 (£3670)

California sues Trump administration over illegal immigrant programme

California sues Trump administration over illegal immigrant programme

California sues Trump administration over illegal immigrant programme

The state claims removing the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals programme would be unconstitutional

First man to swim across the Hoover Dam receives fine from US authorities

Welsh man fined by US authorities for swimming across Hoover Dam

First man to swim across the Hoover Dam receives fine from US authorities

28-year-old Aaron Hughes from Wales did the stunt while he was drunk on a stag do

Monday, September 11, 2017

Monday, September 11, 2017

'How come you're so concerned for the unborn over those already born?' - George Galloway issues challenge to Jacob Rees-Mogg in opening monologue

George Galloway issues challenge to Jacob Rees-Mogg in opening monologue

George Galloway issues challenge to Jacob Rees-Mogg in opening monologue

Our host opened the Mother of All Talk Shows by asking the potential Tory leadership candidate why he cares about the lives of unborn children more than those already born

News team filmed looters in Fort Lauderdale as Hurricane Irma bore down on Florida coast

News team filmed looters in Fort Lauderdale as Hurricane Irma bore down on Florida coast

News team filmed looters in Fort Lauderdale as Hurricane Irma raged on coast

The major storm has created major destruction and left millions either displaced or without power

News outlets attack Donald Trump over climate change stance because of Hurricane Irma

Donald Trump attacked over climate change stance after Hurricane Irma

Donald Trump attacked over climate change stance after Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma - formerly the most powerful Atlantic storm on record - has killed at least four people in Florida and left widespread destruction in its wake

Hurricane Irma: 'A lot of people were thinking it was the end of the world' says journalist

Hurricane Irma: 'A lot of people were thinking it was the end of the world because of media scaremongering'

'A lot of people were thinking Hurricane Irma was the end of the world'

Dave Levene weathered the storm outside of Miami, and he spoke to Julia about his experience

Florida resident tells of 'massive destruction' left after Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma: Florida pastor tells talkRADIO 'Trees were falling down, houses were on fire... I've never seen anything so scary'

Florida pastor says 'I've never seen anything as scary as Hurricane Irma'

Chris, a pastor in Lakeland, spoke to Paul Ross as the eye passed over the city

Hurricane Irma continues to batter Florida coast despite weakening overnight

Hurricane Irma continues to batter Florida coast despite weakening overnight

Hurricane Irma continues to batter Florida coast despite weakening overnight

The storm was downgraded to a category two hurricane, but Florida continues to be affected by heavy wind, rain, and storm surge

Friday, September 8, 2017

Friday, September 8, 2017

Donald Trump's administration defeated over travel ban exemptions

Donald Trump's administration defeated over travel ban exemptions

Donald Trump's administration defeated over travel ban exemptions

The government had attempted to deny family members of Americans from six majority-Muslim countries exemption from the order

Donald Trump repeats threat of US military action against 'misbehaving' North Korea

Donald Trump repeats threat of US military action against 'misbehaving' North Korea

Donald Trump repeats military threat against 'misbehaving' North Korea

The US President gave a press conference at the White House on Thursday where he made it clear 'nothing was inevitable'

British territory declares emergency after being 'pummelled' by Hurricane Irma

British territory declares emergency after being 'pummelled' by Hurricane Irma

British territory declares emergency after being 'pummelled' by Hurricane Irma

The storm is expected to make landfall in Florida this weekend, having already killed at least 14 people and created widespread devastation

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Sebastian Gorka praised Donald Trump on Sam Delaney's show

Donald Trump's former security aide tells Sam Delaney: 'America has many, many tools beyond total war'

Trump's former security aide says 'there are many tools beyond total war'

Sebastian Gorka also tells talkRADIO that Trump 'doesn't have a racist bone in his body' but the core team which propelled him to power has been taken over

Basketball star Dennis Rodman reveals he's sang karaoke with Kim Jong-un

Basketball star Dennis Rodman reveals his karaoke duets with Kim Jong-un

Basketball star Dennis Rodman reveals his karaoke duets with Kim Jong-un

The former basketball player also said that he's gone skiing with the North Korea leader

American researchers claim handheld 'pen' device can detect cancer in 10 seconds

American researchers claim handheld 'pen' can detect cancer in 10 seconds

American researchers claim handheld 'pen' can detect cancer in 10 seconds

Scientists at the University of Texas claim to have created a device which works much faster than current equipment to detect cancer

Vladimir Putin lashes out at Donald Trump over North Korea situation

Vladimir Putin lashes out at Donald Trump over North Korea situation

Vladimir Putin lashes out at Donald Trump over North Korea situation

The Russian President said any further sanction on the country, pushed for by the US leader, could provoke Pyongyang into war

Man admits 'horrific and violent' murder of wife and five children

Man admits 'horrific and violent' murder of wife and five children

Man admits 'horrific and violent' murder of wife and five children

Mesac Damas reportedly said at a hearing that he loves his wife and children the most out of anyone

New storm becomes latest hurricane to threaten America after Irma and Jose

After Irma and Jose, now Hurricane Katia is threatening America

After Irma and Jose, now another hurricane is threatening America

Hurricane Katia has formed in the Gulf of Mexico with winds of 75 miles per hour

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Donald Trump vs Kim Jong-un: Can you tell who made these surprising statements?

Donald Trump vs Kim Jong-un: Who said it?

Who said it - Donald Trump or Kim Jong-un?

Watch this video to find out how well you can tell the difference between the US President and the North Korean leader

Charlottesville council votes to remove another confederate general statue

Charlottesville city leaders vote to remove another Confederate statue

Charlottesville city leaders vote to remove another Confederate statue

Councillor unanimously voted to remove a statue of Confederate General Thomas 'Stonewall' Jackson

A tiger has been shot and killed in Georgia, say American authorities

Tiger shot and killed in Georgia after roaming the motorway

Tiger shot and killed in Georgia after roaming the motorway

Reports had been received of the animal loose on the Interstate 75 earlier on Wednesday morning

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

State of emergency in Florida as Hurricane Irma barrels through the Caribbean

State of emergency in Florida as Hurricane Irma barrels through the Caribbean

State of emergency in Florida as Hurricane Irma barrels through the Caribbean

The storm has strengthened to become a category five hurricane with winds of 175 miles per hour

Evangelical leaders blame LGBT community for Storm Harvey

Evangelical leaders blame LGBT community for Storm Harvey

Evangelical leaders blame LGBT community for Storm Harvey

Despite evidence suggesting the storm was caused by climate change and adverse weather, some are claiming it was a punishment from God

he wants to be attacked to deflect all of the problems away from himself and get the people behind him

North Korea: 'Kim Jong-un wants to be attacked to deflect problems away from himself' claims former MoD director

'Kim Jong-un wants to be attacked to deflect problems away from himself'

Chris Parry spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the ongoing crisis with North Korea

William Haque warns "fire and fury" won't solve North Korea problem

William Hague warns 'fire and fury' won't solve North Korea problem

William Hague warns "fire and fury" won't solve North Korea problem

The former foreign secretary made the comments in the Telegraph

Monday, September 4, 2017

Monday, September 4, 2017

North Korea: 'The ball is in China's court and it needs to deal with the situation', says journalist

China must stop propping up North Korea's tin-pot economy, says defence expert

'China needs to deal with North Korea and show its hand', says journalist

The Sun's defence editor David Willetts wonders whether China is using North Korea as a proxy to test America’s resolve in the region

North Korea: 'Diplomatic route out isn't hard, but is Donald Trump interested?' asks George Galloway

North Korea: 'Diplomatic route out isn't hard, but is Donald Trump interested?' asks George Galloway

'Diplomatic route for North Korea isn't hard, but is Donald Trump interested?'

Our host was speaking to a caller about the ongoing tension in the Korean Peninsula over the illegal weapons tests

Republican representative blasts Donald Trump's delay in ending DACA program, calls it 'suicide'

Republican Representative blasts Donald Trump's delay in ending DACA program, calls it 'suicide'

Republican Representative blasts Donald Trump's delay in ending DACA program

Steve King called for the US President to end the program immediately

Pungyye-Ri - into the nuclear facility behind North Korea's illegal tests

North Korea's Los Alamos: Inside the Pungyye-Ri nuclear testing site

North Korea's Los Alamos: Inside the Pungyye-Ri nuclear testing site

A recent device was tested at the site, which created an earthquake able to be felt in Russia and China

North Korea: 'Donald Trump's tweets can't be taken at face value', says Channel 4's Krishnan Guru-Murthy

North Korea: We need to kind of ignore Donald Trump's tweets, says Channel 4's Krishnan Guru-Murthy

'Donald Trump's tweets can't be taken at face value', says Krishnan Guru-Murthy

Channel 4 news anchor Krishnan Guru-Murthy says we must rely on the US system against North Korea and not worry about what the President is saying

Royal Baby: 'People love the idea of a baby so soon after Diana's commemoration', says royal commentator

Royal baby is welcome relief from Diana anniversary sadness, says former Buckingham Palace spokesman

Royal baby is welcome relief from Diana sadness, says former Palace spokesperson

Kensington Palace announced today the Duchess of Cambridge was expecting her third child

North Korea: Donald Trump is losing the plot and Kim Jong-un is a shrewd poker player, says expert

Trump is losing the plot and Kim Jong-un is a shrewd poker player - expert

Dr John Nilson-Wright spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the escalating tension following a major nuclear test in North Korea

Donald Trump to scrap DACA 'Dreamers' program despite tech giants' plea

Donald Trump to scrap DACA 'Dreamers' program despite tech giants' plea

Donald Trump to scrap DACA 'Dreamers' program despite tech giants' plea

Apple, Facebook, and a number of other corporations had urged the president not to discard the program, which protects around 800,000 workers from deportation

UN Security Council to hold emergency meeting in response to North Korea nuclear test

North Korea nuclear test prompts UN Security Council emergency meeting

UN Security Council to hold emergency meeting in response to North Korea

The test took place on Monday, and the artificial earthquake caused by it reportedly affected Russia and China

Friday, September 1, 2017

Friday, September 1, 2017

James Mattis denies reports he contradicted Donald Trump

James Mattis denies reports he contradicted Donald Trump

James Mattis denies reports he contradicted Donald Trump

The US Secretary of Defense called the reports 'ludicrous'

Erdogan infuriated at Turkish bodyguards' assault indictment in Washington

Erdogan furious at Turkish bodyguards' assault indictment in Washington

Erdogan furious at Turkish bodyguards' assault indictment in Washington

The Turkish president reacted furiously to the decision to charge three security guards with assault relating to an incident involving Kurdish protestors in May

Police officer who told suspect police 'only kill black people' may lose job

Police officer who told suspect police 'only kill black people' may lose job

Police officer who told suspect police 'only kill black people' may lose job

Greg Abbott's lawyer claims his comments needs to be viewed in context

Mayor of Michigan town impeached after declared heterosexuality illegal

Michigan's 'Mayor of Hell' declares heterosexuality illegal - and is impeached immediately

Mayor of Michigan town called Hell impeached hours after banning heterosexuality

Elijah Daniel, the former mayor of Hell in Michigan, took a satirical stand against Donald Trump

David Davis a 'determined optimist' about good Brexit deal after difficult EU talks

David Davis insists he's a 'determined optimist' about Brexit

David Davis insists he's a 'determined optimist' about Brexit

The Brexit Secretary is to express his optimism about Britain's chances in a speech to the US Chamber of Commerce

Contracts handed out for Donald Trump's Mexico border wall

Contracts handed out for Donald Trump's Mexico border wall

Contracts handed out for Donald Trump's Mexico border wall

Four companies have received contracts worth up to $500,000 (£387,000)

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Thursday, August 31, 2017

The fallout from Storm Harvey continues

Fresh chaos in Houston as Arkema chemical plant explodes

Fresh chaos in Houston as Arkema chemical plant explodes

It is thought that the plant caught fire due to chemical compounds not being able to be refrigerated due to rain

North Korea: 'US is never out of diplomatic solutions', says James Mattis

North Korea: 'US is never out of diplomatic solutions', says James Mattis

North Korea: 'US is never out of diplomatic solutions', says James Mattis

The Secretary of Defense appears to have contradicted Donald Trump's declaration of talking not being the answer to the situation

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

North Korea: 'Firing missile over Japan is actually an attempt to solve tensions'

North Korea: 'Firing missile over Japan is actually an attempt to defuse tensions'

'North Korea is actually trying to defuse tensions with Japan missile launch'

Lecturer Chris Ogden says if Donald Trump's ego is pricked he could lash out at North Korea

Sean Spicer finally gets to meet the Pope after being cut from White House delegation

Sean Spicer finally gets to meet the Pope after being cut from White House delegation

Sean Spicer gets to meet the Pope after being cut from White House delegation

The former White House press secretary had been cut from a delegation to meet the leader of the church in May

North Korea calls Japan test a 'prelude' to Guam strike

North Korea calls Japan test a 'prelude' to Guam strike

North Korea calls Japan test a 'prelude' to Guam strike

Tensions between the US and Pyongyang are rising over the regime's refusal to quit its weapons programme

After Storm Harvey made landfall in Cameron, how has this Louisiana town fared against hurricanes in the past?

Storm Harvey chaos nothing new for the hurricane veterans of Cameron, Louisiana

Storm Harvey chaos nothing new for the hurricane veterans of Cameron, Louisiana

Storm Harvey, formerly a category four hurricane, made landfall near Cameron early on Wednesday morning

The danger of the deadly floating fire ants surviving in Storm Harvey floods

Storm Harvey: Deadly floating fire ants provide a new peril for those engulfed by floods

The danger of the deadly floating fire ants surviving in Storm Harvey floods

Fire ants are the most aggressive ants in the world and they're floating in groups on floodwaters in Texas

Storm Harvey makes landfall again in Louisiana

Storm Harvey makes landfall again in Louisiana

Storm Harvey makes landfall again in Louisiana

The storm has already caused severe flooding in the neighbouring state of Texas

'Donald Trump's Texas speech was vulgar but this won't matter to his supporters', says US political commentator

'Donald Trump Storm Harvey visit was vulgar but this won't matter to his supporters', says US political commentator

'Donald Trump's Texas visit was vulgar but this won't matter to his supporters'

American journalist and author Alan Friedman says Donald Trump has blown his chance at proving he can talk about something other than himself

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Residents in Houston told to flee after dam bursts after Storm Harvey onslaught

Residents in Houston told to flee as dam bursts after Storm Harvey onslaught

Residents in Houston told to flee as dam bursts after Storm Harvey onslaught

The Brazoria County Office of Emergency Management said the levee at Colombia Lakes had been breached

'Donald Trump's presidency is a demented disaster', says George Galloway

'Donald Trump's presidency is a demented disaster', says George Galloway

'Donald Trump's presidency is a demented disaster', says George Galloway

Our host made the comments to a caller on his show

'Donald Trump's presidency is effectively dead', says George Galloway

'Donald Trump's presidency is effectively dead', says George Galloway

'Donald Trump's presidency is effectively dead', says George Galloway

Our host said the US President was 'in office, but not in power'

Donald Trump reportedly unhappy after prominent aides speak out over Charlottesville response

Donald Trump 'fuming' at senior cabinet members for Charlottesville response

Donald Trump 'fuming' at senior cabinet members for Charlottesville response

The President has not commented on remarks made by National Economic Council director Gary Cohn and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson

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