Foreign Affairs Correspondent, Channel 4 News since 2003. - I always believed that whatever had to be written would somehow get itself written. - Seamus Heaney

Democrats Pursue a No-Veto Strategy on Spending Bills

rollcall.com — President Barack Obama has issued just four vetoes so far in his presidency, and it appears he won't be taking out the veto pen for a host of contentious fiscal 2016 spending bills, either - despite threats he's already lodged on seven of them.

Kentucky Sports Radio

kentuckysportsradio.com — While Kentucky is renowned for her natural beauty, it's an indoor setting that may be our most awe-inspiring. After a recent centennial restoration, the State Capitol Rotunda is a glorious sensory feast.

Spending Bills Headed for Partisan Gridlock

rollcall.com — Work on 2016 spending bills will reach fractuous, partisan levels within the next few weeks as Rogers begins to mark up the most contentious nondefense spending bills for the EPA, border control and the HHS office that implements the 2010 health care law.

How To Keep Beloved Kentucky Derby Winners From Ending Up As Dog Food

thedailybeast.com — As the global glitterati descend on Louisville's Churchill Downs today for the most exciting two minutes in sports, it's instructive to remember an earlier Run for the Roses nearly three decades ago. The 1986 Kentucky Derby was a sentimental, even magical affair, as the legendary 54-year-old jockey Willie Shoemaker finally captured the only major racing prize that had eluded him-the winner's circle rose garland.

Nepal earthquake: broken villages awash with memories

channel4.com — Arjun, the carpenter of Bhimtar, was charging a bank of mobile phones in the small shop we stopped at to ask directions to his village. It had taken us three hours to drive there from Kathmandu, which, as the crow flies, was just 25 miles due west.

Nepal earthquake: slow aid stirs anger in ravaged villages

channel4.com — Distressed and hungry quake-refugees emerging from remote villages close to the Tibetan border report death and destruction on a horrifying scale. Those interviewed by Channel 4 News today said roads running through devastated settlements in the Himalayan foothills are strewn with rotting corpses.
Apr 29, 2015

Nepal earthquake: 'Stench of death hangs in the air' as areas yet to receive aid @millerC4 bit.ly/1KtIDgZ

Apr 29, 2015

"Please help us!" cry desperate Nepalis in quake-hit towns along the Tibet border bit.ly/1KtIDgZ @Channel4News #NepalQuake

Apr 29, 2015

RT @millerC4: "Please help us!" cry desperate Nepalis in quake-hit towns along the Tibet border bit.ly/1KtIDgZ @Channel4News #NepalQuake

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Al Jazeera in Egypt: the inside story

channel4.com — We put these allegations to Al-Jazeera, and have reproduced their responses in full below. The claim: Al Jazeera's channels took a pro-Muslim Brotherhood editorial line, which put their teams on the ground in danger, due to the Egyptian government's stance toward the organisation.
Feb 24, 2015

Channel 4 News investigation questions whether Al Jazeera did enough to protect its staff in Egypt channel4.com/news/al-jazeer… #canpoli

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The man who rescued 500 Nigerian schoolgirls from Boko Haram

channel4.com — The militants have led sustained attacks in the Gombe area in recent weeks. Ten days ago, a car bomb exploded 200m from a stadium in Gombe city, just minutes after President Goodluck Jonathan had left a political rally there. The bomb killed at least one bystander and wounded seven.
Feb 11, 2015

RT @millerC4: I've met a true Nigerian hero. He rescued 500 girls from kidnap by Boko Haram. bit.ly/1Mdikha @Channel4News @BBOG_Nigeria @obyezeks

Feb 11, 2015

The man who rescued 500 Nigerian schoolgirls from Boko Haram - #c4news channel4.com/news/nigeria-b…

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Nigerian election: the key players - video

On the trail of the smugglers shipping refugees to Europe

channel4.com — They're Syrian Palestinians from Yarmouk in Damascus. They've survived siege and bombardment and hatched their family escape plan six months ago. In 1948, another generation was forced to flee to Syria from Palestine. "When we were in Syria, they were in permanent danger," says Hiba, the mother of three children, Yousef, 10, Abdul Rahman, 9, and Yasmina, 5.
Jan 15, 2015

RT @lindseyhilsum: Nightmare journeys: meet the men making good money shipping desperate refugees to a new life in Europe @millerC4 bit.ly/1u6XTwW

Jan 15, 2015

Nightmare journeys: meet the men making good money shipping desperate refugees to a new life in Europe @millerC4 bit.ly/1u6XTwW

Jan 15, 2015

Nightmare journeys: meet the men making good money shipping desperate refugees to a new life in Europe @millerC4 bit.ly/1u6XTwW

Jan 15, 2015

On #c4news tonight at 7.30: The men minting millions smuggling desperate Syrian refugees to Europe on cargo ships bit.ly/1u6XTwW

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Jul 31, 2015

RT @AmichaiStein1: #BREAKING: 2 Houses set on fire in #Duma village West Bank: Baby killed. parents & brothers injured. Writing sprayed htt…

Jul 31, 2015

RT @AmichaiStein1: #BREAKING: #Israel #IDF sent 2 more brigades to the West Bank fearing the arson in #Duma might start protest & riots htt…

Jul 28, 2015

RT @Channel4News: A betrayal of the alleged victims of war crimes from the #SriLanka civil war? @millerC4 report on leaked UN document. youtu.be/V8OlITYKqjU

Jul 26, 2015

Benjamin Dix: ‘I’m the custodian of some of the darkest stories in the world’ gu.com/p/4aq7b/stw

Jul 21, 2015

"People near the mountains hear screams in the night". Powerful film from @MattBlack_Matt in Guerrero. #Los43 youtu.be/zlnMNe1N7pE

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