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

A Moment of Zen: How Matt Jones’ Jon Stewart Turn Brought Fresh Air to the Hot Air of Fancy Farm

kentuckysportsradio.com — While the first Saturday in May presents Kentucky to the world in its most luxuriously resplendent garb, the first Saturday in August casts a truer light on our Commonwealth and what our politics has come to be. Fancy Farm weekend, named after the tiny, far-western Kentucky hamlet in which St.

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

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Aug 26, 2015

RT @ChrisGunness: 35 aid groups & 450,000 signatories around the world say blockade is the main obstacle to reconstruction of #Gaza http://…

Aug 26, 2015

@con_agius Unforgivable. Think of the pearls of wisdom you'll have missed.

Aug 26, 2015

@con_agius Yo Aggie! Where you been?! And like where do you mean? Out east?

Aug 25, 2015

The Year of the Goat never did bode well on the financial markets. Catch our report from Hong Kong on #c4news at 7 pic.twitter.com/KEtRm9erUx

Aug 25, 2015

Before, there were 2 kinds of investor in Hong Kong: those who trust in China & those who don't. Now most don't. pic.twitter.com/MDhz3PCojJ

Aug 25, 2015

Mr Zhang, from Hubei, busks in Hong Kong financial district. Had to close his building co bcs he couldn't get a loan pic.twitter.com/imcHcn7WaT

Aug 25, 2015

Mrs Ng, 84, Hong Kong Stock Exchange trader. She's smiling because she got out before things tanked. @Channel4News pic.twitter.com/qv6aEGwoUh

Aug 21, 2015

@lindseyhilsum has big-footed me at #amnestyinternational student media summit in London today. Listen and learn, folks, listen and learn!


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