Stories about World Media

Mar 24 2018

School District Arms Students With Boatload of Rocks to Defend Against Shooters

Every classroom in the Blue Mountain School District, situated 145 kilometres north-west of Philadelphia, has been given a bucket of river stones to defend themselves aga...

Mar 24 2018

Koeman's debut as Netherlands boss ends with defeat to England

Equally, England can still reflect on a satisfying evening after Jesse Lingard's winning goal , a clean sheet for Jordan Pickford and - if we are to be grateful for ...

Mar 24 2018

Trump 'warned' not to congratulate Putin in Russian Federation election

Trump noted that President Obama also called to congratulate Putin after his 2012 election victory and said it is a "good thing" for the United States to have warm re...

Mar 24 2018

What it's like to be the parent of a Stoneman Douglas activist

It was the first day back after a gunman killed 17 students in the school on Valentine's Day. Some of the students shared photos from their time on the plane as w...

Mar 24 2018

Explosion rocks Afghan city, multiple casualties

Aminullah Abed, chief of the province's public health department, said the casualties were received at a hospital in the province's capital, Lashkargah, with numerous wou...

Mar 24 2018

Time is now to address gun violence problem

Levy's mother, Nadine Sylvester, and sister, Kyla Robotham, are keeping his legacy alive by leading the calls to end gun violence. "The high-schoolers and the college s...

Mar 24 2018

Sarkozy charged with corruption over suspected Gaddafi financing

In 2016, French-Lebanese businessman Ziad Takieddine revealed to Mediapart that he had delivered three suitcases containing 5 million euros (6.18 million US dollars) in...

Mar 24 2018

Google Doodle remembers Japanese geochemist Katsuko Saruhashi

Apart from her scientific achievements, Saruhashi is also remembered for her work to ensure that other women got a chance to make scientific breakthroughs like she did....

Mar 24 2018

EU Approves Guidelines for Post-Brexit Trade Talks with UK

The UK is due to leave in March 2019 and negotiators have said they want a deal in place by the end of the year. At a summit in Brussels , 27 leaders without Britain b...

Mar 24 2018

United States dropped charges against Turkish bodyguards before Tillerson trip

Charges against four other security guards are pending. Assault charges against two Canadian citizens of Turkish ancestry, who were accused of attacking the protester...

Mar 24 2018

Senior US diplomat, Taiwan leader speak at Taipei event

But years of broken Chinese promises explain why the president is preparing to take the toughest - and potentially most disruptive - US trade actions against China in a...

Mar 24 2018

Will Singapore be caught in the US-China trade dogfight?

China can also make like hard for USA companies, including blocking the likes of Boeing Co and Cisco Systems Inc from accessing a procurement market it says is worth 3...

Mar 24 2018

Judge rules defamation case against Trump may proceed

Trump has repeatedly said that all of the women who accused him of touching them inappropriately were lying - a sentiment his White House reiterated as questions resurfac...

Mar 24 2018

Table Tennis: Ghosh placed under provisional suspension

Yesterday, the FIR was lodged against the Arjuna awardee player at the Barasat Women Police Station after the teenage girl filed a complaint against him. "I don't know wh...

Mar 24 2018

Fire Erupts at Dublin Hotel Used for Temporary Homeless Housing

The Irish national broadcaster RTE said the blaze at the Metro Hotel is believed to have started after 19.30GMT. The firefighting operation was massive and included 8 fir...

Mar 24 2018

Commonwealth Games 2018 abandons data mining after Facebook scandal

Speaking to PTI , Sakshi, however, refused to go into the details of the new technique that she has worked on."I can't give the details of the techniques". "They're just...

Mar 24 2018

Majority of high school students favor gun control

Congress, however, has yet to adopt new gun control measures that would apply to the rest of the country. Most said I was making a good point. "It's really shameful...

Mar 24 2018

Stocks turn sharply lower, unable to shake off trade war fears

Some U.S. businesses in China also voiced concern. The US president cited "intellectual property theft" as he signed the new tariffs into law, but US Commerce Secreta...

Mar 24 2018

Florida State next as MI rolls into Elite 8

The Seminoles , the No. 9 seed in the West Region, topped fourth-seeded Gonzaga 75-60 on Thursday night to advance to the Elite Eight where they will meet MI on Satu...

Mar 24 2018

US approves $1b weapons sale to Saudi Arabia

The Saudi crown prince bragged to the United Arab Emirates Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed and others that he had Kushner "in his pocket", an unnamed source who talks fre...