Stories about World Media

Feb 08 2018

Seven injured in hot air balloon accident in Victoria's Yarra Valley

Six people have been injured when a hot air balloon made a hard landing in Victoria's Yarra Valley. The company "while proud of its long safety record, regrets the inci...

Feb 08 2018

North Korea holds military parade on eve of Olympics in South

Unlike the North's last parade in April 2017 its state television did not show it live. North Korea has no intention of meeting US officials during the Winter Olymp...

Feb 08 2018

Caucuses to be Held in Minnesota Tuesday

She also addressed talk of a possible gubernatorial bid by former Gov. Tim Pawlenty, which she said would "add a new dimension to the Republican side". Minnesota Democrat...

Feb 08 2018

Netanyahu lashes out at police as graft probe nears end

Addressing the investigation into him, Netanyahu said , "Qualified legal experts will arrive at one conclusion of the simple truth". It has not yet been decided whethe...

Feb 08 2018

There's another conservative memo going after the Trump dossier author

Now a memo from the two sent to the Justice Department reveals their reasoning behind it. However, the Grassley-Graham heavily redacted referral makes it unclear wh...

Feb 08 2018

China's global imports soar, trade surplus with United States narrows

China's import growth had sharply decelerated to 4.5% in December, raising fears that its domestic demand was weakening. Exports rose 11.1 percent compared with a year ...

Feb 08 2018

Brexit 'could cut Scottish GDP by 9%'

The Scottish Government's analysis predicted the effects of Brexit with a free trade agreement would be a 6.1% decrease in projected GDP - almost identical to the United ...

Feb 08 2018

Trump trying to derail Russian Federation probe, say United States voters in poll

Indeed, 73 percent of Republicans polled between February 3-5 believe "members of the FBI and Department of Justice are working to delegitimize Trump through politically ...

Feb 08 2018

Messing evening commute as snow gives way to sleet, freezing rain

SATURDAY: Chance early snow then clearing. With our last system, a few inches fell across the Poconos and the Lehigh Valley and this system could actually be a bit more ...

Feb 08 2018

Almost 11.8 million enroll for Obamacare in 2018

Almost 11.8 million Americans have signed up for coverage this year under former President Barack Obama's health care law, about 3 percent less than last year, according ...

Feb 08 2018

Bangladesh Opposition Leader Khaleda Zia awarded 5 years imprisonment

Her party had boycotted the 2014 polls over its demands for an election-time non-party government, and became the opposition outside parliament. She faces life in priso...

Feb 08 2018

UPA fully responsible for bank NPAs, country won''t forgive: PM Modi

In his over 90-minute reply in the Lok Sabha to a debate on the motion of thanks for the President's address, Modi alleged that lies were being spread to create a sen...

Feb 08 2018

South Korea welcomes visit by North Korean leader's sister for Winter Olympics

In late 2014 there was speculation that Kim the sister was temporarily running North Korea while her brother recuperated from an illness. Seoul previously said ...

Feb 08 2018

Razzak rattles Sri Lanka in comeback Test

Shakib will miss the second Test starting on Thursday in Dhaka after he failed to recover from a finger injury that kept him out of the opening match. Mendis brought up...

Feb 08 2018

Richardson Police Officer, Civilian Shot At Apartment Complex

The officer was taken to a hospital in nearby Plano. The condition of the other shooting victim was unknown, he said. The incident happened near Renner Road and North...

Feb 08 2018

Israel's police chiefs to recommend indicting Netanyahu

Signs that read "Netanyahu is guilty until proven innocent" will come. The case has focused primarily on Netanyahu's relationship with billionaire Hollywood producer Arno...

Feb 08 2018

US Raises Alarm Over Growing Nuclear Weapons

Various justifications were offered for the new weapons by Deputy Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan, including the “growing threat from revisionist powers” such as Ch...

Feb 08 2018

Blacklisted North Korean Officials Set to Attend Olympics

North Korea says it is not interested in meeting U.S. Vice President Mike Pence while he is in South Korea for the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. The vice president u...

Feb 08 2018

Wozniacki falls to Kasatkina in St. Petersburg quarters

Two-time Wimbledon victor Petra Kvitova has won at least one WTA title since 2011 and kept that streak alive at the St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy, dispatching defend...

Feb 08 2018

N. Korea has 'no intention' to meet United States in South: KCNA

The U.S. and Japan both favor hard-line policies toward the North Korean regime in Pyongyang . The vice president is leading the US delegation to the opening ceremo...