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Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

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

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

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

'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

Boris Johnson condemns North Korea latest missile test

Boris Johnson condemns North Korea for 'reckless and illegal' missile test

Boris Johnson condemns North Korea for 'illegal' missile test

The missile flew over the island of Hokkaido, prompting panic

North Korea causes panic with missile launch over Japan

North Korea causes panic with missile launch over Japan

North Korea causes panic with missile launch over Japan

The test prompted the Japanese government to tell residents in the area the missile traveled over to take cover

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Thursday, August 24, 2017

White House to issue Pentagon with guidelines on transgender military ban

White House to issue Pentagon with guidelines on transgender military ban

White House to issue Pentagon with guidelines on transgender military ban

American media outlets are reporting a memo from the White House is to be dispatched to the Defense Department

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Bonnie Tyler dominates charts after total solar eclipse

Bonnie Tyler dominates charts after total solar eclipse

Bonnie Tyler dominates charts after total solar eclipse

We wonder why?

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Confederate monument removed in Maryland in ongoing nationwide crackdown

Another Confederate monument removed in Baltimore as post-Charlottesville crackdown continues

Another Confederate statue removed as post-Charlottesville crackdown continues

The monument is the latest to be removed after calls were renewed in the wake of the Charlottesville incident

Dandong Zhicheng, which allegedly bought North Korean coal, and four related front companies that were used to buy North Korean coal with U.S. dollars, according to a judge’s order authorizing the warrants

US prosecutors to impose measures on Chinese firms involved with North Korea

US prosecutors to impose measures on Chinese firms involved with North Korea

The move comes as a signal for Beijing to step up the pressure on Pyongyang as the nuclear crisis carries on

Prominent Donald Trump sh*tposter disappears off the internet - only to be found by the President himself

Prominent Donald Trump sh*tposter disappears off the net - only to be found by the President himself

Sh*tposter vanishes from internet, and is then found by the President himself

Simon Bravery had vanished until Donald Trump retweeted his anonymous Twitter account

Dozens hurt after train crashes in Philadelphia

Dozens hurt after train crashes in Philadelphia

Dozens hurt after train crashes in Philadelphia

Two Norristown High Speed line trains were involved in an overnight accident at the terminal on 69th Street

Monday, August 21, 2017

Monday, August 21, 2017

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

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

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

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: '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

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

North Korea says a plan to launch missiles at Guam will be ready in a matter of days

Guam residents terrified of North Korea threat: 'The leader killed his family, what'll he do to us?'

Guam residents living in terror after North Korea threat

Residents say they're deeply troubled by prospect of attack by North Korea

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

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

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

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

'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

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?

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