Stories about World Media

Feb 23 2018

Donald Trump supports effort to improve gun background checks

Under pressure after the deadliest-ever shooting at a US high school, Trump on Tuesday directed the Justice Department to quickly complete a proposed rule that would tr...

Feb 23 2018

Teachers Carrying Concealed Guns Could Prevent Future Attacks

The shooting at the Sandy Hook school in CT in 2012 which led to the death of 20 students and 6 teachers had triggered urgent calls for action on the gun control poli...

Feb 23 2018

Deputy Director of UNICEF Resigned Because of Obscene Remarks to Women

Forsyth said on Thursday the cases had been dealt with "through a proper process many years ago". "I want to make clear I am not resigning from Unicef because of the ...

Feb 23 2018

Students stage 'lie-in' outside White House over gun control

Two activists covered themselves with an American flag, while another had a sign saying, "Am I next?" "We are prepared to call 'B.S'". Previous mass shootings in the US...

Feb 23 2018

Trump Just Attacked Parkland Victims By Calling The NRA Good People

The National Rifle Association's executive Wayne LaPierre lashed out at "elitist" Democrats for exploiting the Florida school shooting and "hating" freedoms, while li...

Feb 23 2018

Ivanka won't meet North Koreans on trip

The family connections will be reversed at the closing ceremony. Kim Yong Chol's presence is a demonstration of how Pyongyang is testing the limits of the multiple diff...

Feb 23 2018

California state senator resigns after sexual misconduct accusations

He stepped down as the Senate was expected to consider a resolution introduced by de Leon that sought to expel Mendoza, citing the conclusions of the investigation and th...

Feb 23 2018

Lindsey Vonn Falls Short In Likely Last Olympics Run

Vonn, 33 and competing at her last Olympics, led the combined after the downhill race, but she only lasted a couple of gates in the slalom before skiing out. Lindsey ...

Feb 23 2018

Fireworks Used In Violent Scenes Between Bilbao & Spartak Ultras

A press spokesman for the police force in the region confirmed the death of the police officer, but refused to comment on speculation that the officer died as a result of...

Feb 23 2018

Kuwait, Philippines reach deal on workforce regulation

On the other hand, the NRS Placement Inc. was slapped with a four-month suspension of license. That is often complicated by workers not having proper travel and work do...

Feb 23 2018

India is a priority market, will invest: Uber CEO

Ola does 1 billion rides annually, compared to Uber , which announced in mid-2017 that it completed 500 million total rides in the country in its first four years of o...

Feb 23 2018

Gritty USA-Canada rivalry explodes again in women's hockey final

Turnbull and Halifax's Jillian Saulnier, who has two points including a goal against Finland during the preliminaries, are the first Nova Scotians to play women's hock...

Feb 23 2018

Dutch Parliament votes to recognize Armenian genocide

A general view shows the House of Parliament, in The Hague April 24, 2012. Dutch MPs are holding a debate on the Armenian Genocide with Foreign Minister Sigrid Kaag. Th...

Feb 23 2018

Air France Staff Strike Leaves 50% Flights in Paris Airport Canceled

Customers are advised to call the airport in advance while those whose flight is cancelled, are promised to receive a full refund by the carrier. The airline said that ...

Feb 23 2018

Taking a Stand: Celebrate Black History Month

The university president also apologized for the response by members of the administration who tried to dismiss a black student's questions about the food choices, afte...

Feb 23 2018

SC coach Dawn Staley suing Missouri AD Jim Sterk

The Gamecocks defeated the Tigers, 64-54, in a late January matchup, but the game didn't come without combat. Sterk doubled down on the accusations in a later radio i...

Feb 23 2018

Army chief triggers row over Assam's AIUDF growning faster than BJP

Ajmal formed the AIUDF in 2005 to champion the cause of the Muslim community. "In the previous elections, we gave ticket to 25-30 Hindu brothers", Ajmal added. "A plann...

Feb 23 2018

Set up Constitution Bench to resolve conflict in land acquisition verdicts,…

A fight between two Benches of the Supreme Court has landed before the Chief Justice of India for final settlement on Thursday. Justices Lokur and Joseph also clarifi...

Feb 23 2018

Kerala Love Jihad case: SC adjourns hearing till Mar 8

Hadiya's marriage to Shafin Jahan . But we can not get into personal relationship between two adults. Divan said it would be desirable that the SC heard the outcome...

Feb 23 2018

N accepted SC verdict, but masses will respond in 2018 elections: PM

But it settled for holding polls on time and let the Sharif’s nominees contest as independent candidates. It said that in order to ensure that the rights of the candi...