Stories about World Media

Sep 21 2017

Most states would take a hit from GOP health bill

Republicans have only until September 30 to use a special legislative procedure known as reconciliation to vote on the bill. Grassley said keeping Republicans' campai...

Sep 21 2017

Jimmy Kimmel ramps up battle against GOP health care bill

Bill Cassidy on Wednesday, one day after the talk show host accused Cassidy of lying to his face about what the senator would demand in a health care bill. Kimmel once a...

Sep 21 2017

Iraqi forces launch offensive to retake Hawija from IS

On July 10, Prime Minister of Iraq Haider al-Abadi officially announced victory over the IS in Mosul. The Iraqi Security Force (ISF) and pro-government militias moved on ...

Sep 21 2017

Tropical Storm Jose still churning in waters off New England

Between 1 and 4 inches of rain are expected along the New England coast. The storm will probably continue to spin along the East Coast for several days, according to fo...

Sep 21 2017

Defending Myanmar, Suu Kyi says most Rohingya villages calm

At times, her speech amounted to little more than a mix of untruths and victim blaming . The Government is to end its training of Myanmar's military amid the Rohi...

Sep 21 2017

South Korea to resume aid to North

Washington has not directly mentioned the aid plan, though Trump disparaged Moon's "appeasement" of North Korea on Twitter earlier this month, and threatened to "totall...

Sep 21 2017

High school teacher is arrested after admitting to sex with four students

The parent also reportedly said that the teacher was involved in sexual relationships with multiple students. The students - three from the Marked Tree School District ...

Sep 21 2017

Pence reinforces tough position against North Korea at UN

Pence noted the US position on peacekeeping reform - namely, that missions should be aimed toward achieving a political solution, that they should have consent of the cou...

Sep 21 2017

Sonia Gandhi asked PM Modi to pass Women Reservation Bill in Parliament

In a first, Gandhi wrote a letter to the Prime Minister highlighting the significance of the bill and stating that the Congress was always supportive of the legislation, ...

Sep 21 2017

Simon Marks Primary School marks Rosh Hashanah with special assembly

Rosh Hashanah actually means "Head of the Year". Here is what you need to know about the Jewish holiday of Rosh Hashanah. A festive get-together was held in Luzerne C...

Sep 21 2017

France calls for United Nations action on Rohingya 'genocide'

The U.S. has given almost $100 million in humanitarian aid to assist Myanmar's displaced population over the past year, according to State Department officials. As the My...

Sep 21 2017

$338M Powerball victor busted for child sex assault

Prosecutors say 49-year-old Pedro Quezada sexually assaulted the child from the time she was 11 until she turned 14. In 2013, Quezada won $338 million in one of the la...

Sep 21 2017

Trump's approval rating: President's numbers improve ahead of key Alabama Senate visit

Fifty-two percent said they either strongly or somewhat disapprove of Trump's job performance, down 3 points from the August poll . The latest data came Wednesday in a...

Sep 21 2017

Dems urge Trump to make appointments amid North Korea crisis

While Mr. Trump has often been critical of the U.N., Tillerson said Mr. Trump "does believe the United Nations can be a very important instrument of addressing these thre...

Sep 21 2017

Trump Lashes Out At Emmys Over Ratings

The big five news organizations have passed on offering former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer a job as an exclusive paid contributor, network sources confirm...

Sep 21 2017

Trump, South Korea's Moon to meet amid tensions over North Korea

USA officials scrambled to stress diplomatic options remained open after Trump used his U.N. General Assembly speech on Tuesday to threaten to "totally destroy" nuclear-a...

Sep 21 2017

Subdued Reactions to Netanyahu-Sisi Meeting

Trump's comments came after El-Sisi, who is now in NY to attend the UN Security Council general Assembly, discussed Egypt's aim to help secure reconciliation between Pale...

Sep 21 2017

May briefs Cabinet to reboot Brexit talks

British Prime Minister Theresa May gathered her ministers Thursday on the eve of a major speech on Brexit, seeking to restore cabinet unity after a damaging interventio...

Sep 21 2017

Tony Abbott 'assaulted' in Hobart

Abbott was prime minister in 2015 when he committed his conservative government to holding a compulsory vote of all adult Australians to decide whether gay marriage shoul...

Sep 21 2017

Malcolm Roberts' political future hangs in the balance amid High Court hearing

Roberts is one of a handful of federal politicians now facing scrutiny from the court because they kinda, sorta, might have been, nearly definitely held dual citizenshi...