Rooster

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Synopsis

Rooster runs you through a lot of news items (about 35) each day. It includes all the major stuff, but also plenty of good to know bits. Rooster will tell you the essentials of each story, and then its on to the next. The idea is to get you informed in all genres of news quickly each morning.

Episodes

  • Monday, December 19: Farewell

    Monday, December 19: Farewell

    19/12/2016 Duration: 06min

    China seizes American naval drone | FBI agrees with CIA conclusions about Russian hacking | Obama warns Russia | Hillary says Putin has ‘personal beef’ | Senators calling for cybercrime committee | Podesta rips FBI | NC governor signs bill to limit successor’s power | Election day for 538 electors | Majority of Republicans believe Trump won popular vote | Washington Post’s Trump tweet fact-checking tool | Hardliner named ambassador to Israel | Mulvaney will head budget […]

  • Friday, December 16: Spider species named for ‘Harry Potter’ sorting hat

    Friday, December 16: Spider species named for ‘Harry Potter’ sorting hat

    16/12/2016 Duration: 06min

    Spider species named Eriovixia gryffindori | Facebook announces measures to fight fake news | Three-parent fertilization approved in the UK | Dylann Roof convicted on all charges | Milwaukee cop charged in fatal shooting | Craig Sager dead at 65 | USA Gymnastics ignored sexual abuse of 368 athletes | Ceasefire holding as Aleppo evacuates | Evidence of explosives found in EgyptAir crash | Obama vows to act against Russia | White House explains why […]

  • Thursday, December 15: Ringling Bros. picks first female ringmaster

    Thursday, December 15: Ringling Bros. picks first female ringmaster

    15/12/2016 Duration: 06min

    First female ringmaster | Short-lived peace in Aleppo | Putin believed to have had active role in election hacks | Duterte admits to having killed people | Syrian president likes Trump’s terrorism talk | At long last, interest rates get a bump | More than a billion accounts affected in Yahoo hack | Tech giants meet with Trump | Twitter excluded over #CrookedHillary emoji squabble | Elon Musk among executives in Trump’s advisory […]

  • Wednesday, December 14: Snapchat adds group chat

    Wednesday, December 14: Snapchat adds group chat

    14/12/2016 Duration: 05min

    Group chat and Shazam on Snapchat | Civilians executed by victorious Syrian forces | Ceasefire in Aleppo | ISIS responsible for Egypt attack | Kasich vetoes ‘heartbeat’ abortion bill, approves 20-week law | Oklahoma Supreme Court rules against abortion restrictions | Trump announces Rex Tillerson pick | Montana congressman Zinke for interior secretary | Energy secretary pick Rick Perry wanted to scrap the department | Trump meets with Kanye | Kanye debriefs on Twitter | Biden out […]

  • Tuesday, December 13: Squid and chips the new reality in Britain

    Tuesday, December 13: Squid and chips the new reality in Britain

    13/12/2016 Duration: 05min

    Squid replacing cod | McConnell supports investigation into Russian hacking | Tillerson is the pick for secretary of state | Rick Perry for energy secretary | Trump tweets out plans for his business | Electors want intelligence briefings about Russia | Hillary campaign supports that | Recount efforts fizzle out | Former congressman gets 10 years for corruption | Fiorina for director of national intelligence? | Obama picks new office location | Lockheed Martin stock tumbles after […]

  • Monday, December 12: Lamar Jackson becomes youngest Heisman winner

    Monday, December 12: Lamar Jackson becomes youngest Heisman winner

    12/12/2016 Duration: 05min

    Lamar Jackson wins the Heisman | CIA concludes that Russia sought to get Trump elected | Trump dismisses it | Obama calls for investigation into Russian hacking | China flies bomber in show of force to Trump | Trump says no thanks to daily intelligence briefings | Tillerson reported to be likely choice for secretary of state | Giuliani won’t work in Trump administration | Christie wanted attorney general, turned down […]

  • Friday, December 9: Pantone’s color of 2017: greenery

    Friday, December 9: Pantone’s color of 2017: greenery

    09/12/2016 Duration: 06min

    ‘Greenery’ chosen as Pantone’s color of 2017 | John Glenn dead at 95 | Dinosaur tail preserved in amber | Giraffes in danger of extinction | Supreme Court allows execution of Alabama inmate | Request for mistrial in Dylann Roof case denied | Roof’s mother suffered heart attack | Surgeon general warns against vaping | Fast food exec chosen to be labor secretary | Hillary warns about fake news | Trump makes ‘thank you’ stop […]

  • Thursday, December 8: Michael Jordan wins rights to his name in Chinese

    Thursday, December 8: Michael Jordan wins rights to his name in Chinese

    08/12/2016 Duration: 06min

    Company can’t use Chinese version of MJ’s name | Two youths charged with arson in Tennessee wildfire | 75th anniversary of Pearl Harbor attack | Dozens killed in plane crash in Pakistan | Death toll surpasses 100 in Indonesia earthquake | Trump is Time’s ‘Person of the Year’ | Michigan recount won’t continue | White House condemns Duterte in wake of Trump comments | Fossil fuel ally chosen to head up […]

  • Wednesday, December 7: Beyoncé leads Grammy nominations

    Wednesday, December 7: Beyoncé leads Grammy nominations

    07/12/2016 Duration: 06min

    Nine nominations for Beyoncé | Supreme Court rules in favor of Samsung in Apple dispute | Conflicting rulings in Michigan over recount | Joe McKnight shooter charged with manslaughter | Refrigerator the cause of Oakland warehouse fire? | Head of Bolivian airline detained | General John Kelly likely the choice for homeland security | Trump sold his stocks | Trump calls out Boeing for Air Force One costs | Boeing responds | Son of Trump […]

  • Tuesday, December 6: Jimmy Kimmel will host the Oscars

    Tuesday, December 6: Jimmy Kimmel will host the Oscars

    06/12/2016 Duration: 06min

    Kimmel will host the Academy Awards | Ben Carson named HUD secretary | Death count at 36, search suspended in warehouse fire | Amazon stores with no checkout lines | Tech companies collaborating to combat terrorist content | Gore talks climate with Trump | Trump says inaccurate press forces him to tweet | NYT subscriptions surging | McCrory concedes North Carolina governor’s race | Biden says he plans to run in 2020 | Republican elector […]

  • Monday, December 5: Uber can track you for 5 minutes after your ride

    Monday, December 5: Uber can track you for 5 minutes after your ride

    05/12/2016 Duration: 06min

    Uber can track you after you get out | Ruling a win for North Dakota pipeline protesters | Trump breaks diplomatic protocol with Taiwan call | Trump tackles the issue on Twitter | Dozens killed in Oakland warehouse fire | Lone juror holding out in Walter Scott case | Dylann Roof wants his defense team back | Joe McKnight shooter released | Italian PM resigns after losing referendum | Far right candidate defeated […]

  • Friday, December 2: Full-size Titanic replica in China

    Friday, December 2: Full-size Titanic replica in China

    02/12/2016 Duration: 06min

    Titanic as a theme-park attraction | Schultz will step down as Starbucks CEO | Mexico’s central bank chief leaving | UN apologizes for not containing cholera outbreak in Haiti | US-led coalition reveals 54 more civilian deaths | Bolivian airline suspended | Pilot bypassed refueling stop | James Mattis chosen for secretary of defense | Senate votes to extend Iran sanctions | Obama in favor of women being required to register for draft | […]

  • Thursday, December 1: Smoking banned in public housing

    Thursday, December 1: Smoking banned in public housing

    01/12/2016 Duration: 06min

    No smoking in public housing | Colombia finally completes FARC peace deal | Oil prices soar as OPEC decides to curb production | Police officer who shot Keith Lamont Scott won’t be charged | Airplane in Colombia crash ran out of fuel | Four more killed in Tennessee fires | Scientists warn about melting Antarctic ice shelf | Increase in Amazon deforestation | Nancy Pelosi keeps House Democratic leadership post | Sarah Palin […]

  • Wednesday, November 30: World’s oldest person turns 117

    Wednesday, November 30: World’s oldest person turns 117

    30/11/2016 Duration: 06min

    Italian woman hits 117 | Brazilian soccer team wiped out in plane crash | Six survived | Opponent offers championship trophy | Ohio State attacker suspected to have been inspired by ISIS | Mnuchin tapped for treasury secretary | Chao for transportation | Ross for commerce | Verma for Medicare and Medicaid | Dinner with Mitt | Trump calls for punishment for flag burners | Trump’s victory lap will begin in Cincy on Thursday | Carrier agrees to keep […]

  • Tuesday, November 29: ‘Xenophobia’ declared word of the year

    Tuesday, November 29: ‘Xenophobia’ declared word of the year

    29/11/2016 Duration: 06min

    ‘Xenophobia’ is Dictionary.com’s word of the year | Deadly plane crash in Colombia | Attack at Ohio State | Motive under investigation | Dylann Roof will defend himself in court | Government forces take control of eastern Aleppo | South Korean president lets parliament decide her future | Nazi guard loses appeal | Trump wins Michigan | Jill Stein begins process for Pennsylvania recount | Four-year high approval rating for Obama | Congressman named secretary of health […]

  • Monday, November 28: Chance the Rapper working on debut album

    Monday, November 28: Chance the Rapper working on debut album

    28/11/2016 Duration: 05min

    Chance album | Fidel Castro dies | Mixed response | Trudeau takes heat for laudatory statement | Evacuation ordered for Standing Rock | Roof mentally fit for trial | Nikki Haley for UN ambassador | DeVos picked for education secretary | Billionaire investor for commerce secretary | Conway not onboard with Romney | Hillary’s popular vote lead passes two million | Jill Stein fundraises for recount | Wisconsin recount will be held | Clinton campaign will participate | Trump rails against recount | And conjures […]

  • Wednesday, November 23: The NHL’s newest team: Vegas Golden Knights

    Wednesday, November 23: The NHL’s newest team: Vegas Golden Knights

    23/11/2016 Duration: 06min

    Las Vegas’s new hockey team | Trump Foundation violated ‘self-dealing’ rule | Judge strikes down Obama’s overtime pay rule | Trump meets with The New York Times | Disavows the alt-right, comments on climate agreements, prefers the popular vote | Says the president can’t have a conflict of interest | Doesn’t plan to prosecute Hillary | Ben Carson offered secretary of housing and urban development job | Group claims a recount is necessary […]

  • Tuesday, November 22: Raiders win NFL’s first Mexico game since 2005

    Tuesday, November 22: Raiders win NFL’s first Mexico game since 2005

    22/11/2016 Duration: 06min

    NFL in Mexico | Pope allows priests to forgive abortions | Earthquake and tsunami in familiar territory in Japan | Record highs for three major stock market indices | Water cannons used against protesters in freezing temperatures | Deadly school bus crash in Tennessee | Death toll at 146 in India train crash | ISIS attack in Kabul | Seven arrested for terrorist plot in France | Trump gives video update on transition | ‘Hamilton’ […]

  • Monday, November 21: Mysterious foam consumes Santa Clara

    Monday, November 21: Mysterious foam consumes Santa Clara

    21/11/2016 Duration: 05min

    Foam blob | Trump picks Sessions for attorney general | Pompeo and Flynn tapped for CIA and NSA | Trump settles for $25 million in Trump U case | And tweets that he would have won the case | Pence attends ‘Hamilton’, prompting a post-show speech | Trump unhappy with address | Melania and Barron won’t move into the White House right away | Trump still not happy with SNL | Police officer […]

  • Friday, November 18: Harambe’s Cincinnati Zoo barrier was outdated

    Friday, November 18: Harambe’s Cincinnati Zoo barrier was outdated

    18/11/2016 Duration: 05min

    Barrier at Cincinnati Zoo wasn’t up to standards | Spy chief stepping down | Kushner will work at the White House | Trump’s children won’t | Flynn offered National Security Adviser job | Newt won’t be in the cabinet | Romney for secretary of state? | Pelosi will be challenged for Democratic House leadership | Kaine won’t run for president in 2020 | Trump claims credit for Ford decision | Trump victory tour | Obama talks about […]

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