Stories about World Media

Apr 19 2018

Rio declares force majeure in wake of U.S. sanctions against Russian Federation

Weak industrial data in top base metals consumer China weighed on prices on Tuesday, while aluminium took a breather but was expected to resume its rally as USA sanct...

Apr 19 2018

Texas Police Release Footage of Near-Fatal House Explosion

The SUV struck a gas line on April 7 and natural gas evidently built up in the home, ignited and exploded . This is the astonishing moment a house exploded into a fire...

Apr 19 2018

Our weapons Are Not Against You, Iran President Tell Neighbours

The operation was the second time USA forces have targeted the Assad regime since President Donald Trump took office, after a cruise missile strike a year ago following...

Apr 19 2018

San Diego County Board Votes to Support Trump's Sanctuary State Lawsuit

The decision comes amid a mounting conservative backlash against the state's Democratic leaders, including Governor Jerry Brown, who have positioned the state as a libera...

Apr 19 2018

Nigel Farage Brands House Of Lords A "Disgrace" After Brexit Vote

On eight issues - including the customs union - there's the prospect of defeating the government by 50 votes or more, according to Labour's Brexit spokeswoman in the Lord...

Apr 19 2018

PM can't face LS for 15 minutes: Rahul

Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit Shah on Wednesday recollected former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi's taunting statement, "BJP believes in hum do hamare do". "If we ar...

Apr 19 2018

What is known about suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria

OPCW Director-General Ahmet Uzumcu told a meeting of the organization's Executive Council on Wednesday that the team will not visit Douma until United Nations securit...

Apr 19 2018

Snow showers expected to follow Wednesday's windy warm up

Temperatures began in the upper 40s to low 50s and warmed into the low to middle 80s. A sunny & cool day is expected on Friday as readings only reach the mid 50s. It ...

Apr 19 2018

Taj owned by Almighty, but...: Waqf Board to Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that the Uttar Pradesh Sunni Waqf Board order declaring the Taj Mahal a Waqf property had created a problem, while the Archeological S...

Apr 19 2018

Excavator causes island-wide blackout in Puerto Rico

Wednesday's outage was caused by an excavator operated by Cobra Acquisitions, an Oklahoma-based company working under a $445 million contract with PREPA. Wednesday's bla...

Apr 19 2018

Senate panel divided over Pompeo for secretary of state

Trump nominated Pompeo , who developed a rapport with Trump while leading the Central Intelligence Agency , as secretary of state last month when he abruptly fired Ti...

Apr 19 2018

Girl raped, murdered in Surat is our daughter, claims Andhra couple

The family from Andhra Pradesh , which identified the child from a police tweet and came to Surat , faced doubts after seeing her body. "We believe that their claims ar...

Apr 19 2018

Wintry Mix to Snow Wednesday — FIRST ALERT DAY

Earlier Wednesday morning, Mason City, Iowa, reported nearly 3.5 inches of snow in just a few hours. Much of southern Minnesota can expect accumulating snow out of the ...

Apr 19 2018

SJC strikes down ban on stun guns

Spina wrote for the unanimous court. But the decision by the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court said possession of stun guns may be regulated, the Boston Globe an...

Apr 19 2018

Andrew Cuomo to sign order allowing parolees to vote

Gov. Cuomo said Wednesday he would sign an executive order granting parolees the right to vote in NY. You did your time . Which is to say, Cuomo is definitely not be...

Apr 19 2018

Alfie Evans' father begs Pope Francis to 'save our son'

Doctors in the United Kingdom have not been able to make a definitive diagnosis of the 23-month-old child's degenerative neurological condition. Alfie Evans' case has...

Apr 19 2018

Tumbleweeds pile up in California

Officials say open fields are to blame for the problem, and the homes are the only thing stopping them from rolling straight onto the set of a western film. While tumblew...

Apr 19 2018

Lauryn Hill Announces Tour to Celebrate 20th Anniversary of Her Debut Album

A portion of the ticket sales go towards the MLH Foundation, which directly contributes support for education, health, agriculture, technology, and community based busi...

Apr 19 2018

Pennsylvania GOP Congressman will leave Congress before term expires

In a statement Tuesday that he also posted on Twitter , Dent said he chose to leave Congress "after discussions with my family and careful reflection". "While we do ...

Apr 19 2018

Prime minister says sorry for treatment of Commonwealth immigrants

They arrived on the SS Empire Windrush . The ship carried 492 passengers - many of them children. But many arrived on their parents' documentation and never formally a...