Stories about World Media

Oct 08 2018

Defiant Republicans hope Kavanaugh fight will stoke their voters next month

The vote came after Kavanaugh had been forced to fend off allegations of sexual assault. The president will host Kavanaugh at the White House for a public swearing-in...

Oct 08 2018

Brett Kavanaugh: Key senators back Trump's embattled Supreme Court pick

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (KEER'-sten JIHL'-uh-brand) of NY says there's one fundamental question for senators when they decide Kavanaugh's fate: "Do we, as a country, va...

Oct 08 2018

GOP Senate could act on 2020 high-court nominee

Kavanaugh's arrival on the court after the most tumultuous confirmation battle since Clarence Thomas faced allegations of sexual harassment by Anita Hill in 1991 hardens ...

Oct 08 2018

Brett Kavanaugh sworn in as 114th Supreme Court justice

Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska), who won't be up for election for four years. Manchin, a red-state Democrat, earlier also voted yes to advance Brett Kavanaugh's nomination t...

Oct 08 2018

Kavanaugh Sworn in As Supreme Court Justice

Brett Kavanaugh has been sworn in as a U.S. Supreme Court justice, a jurist who could give conservatives a solid 5-4 ideological edge on the country's highest court an...

Oct 08 2018

PDP Convention: Tambuwal comes 2nd with 693 votes

Also in the running is Donald Duke, the former governor of the southern Cross River state, whose opposition Social Democratic Party formally elected him its flag-bearer o...

Oct 07 2018

Japanese Navy Refuses Seoul Request to Ground Rising Sun Flag

But in South Korea, the flag is a symbol of Japan's military aggression during World War II and a bitter reminder of the country's 1910-45 colonial rule over the peninsul...

Oct 07 2018

Congolese Gynaecologist Awarded 2018 Nobel Peace Prize

Nadia Murad was a victim of sexual violence when the Islamic State militants attacked villages of Sinjar district in 2014 to erase Yazidi population. "For almost 20 yea...

Oct 07 2018

Limo crash at popular New York tourist spot kills 20, officials say

The limo barreled down a hill between state routes 30 and 30A in Schoharie shortly before 2 p.m. on Saturday. The National Transportation Safety Board confirmed Sunda...

Oct 07 2018

Melania Trump to highlight conservation at Kenyan national park

First Lady of the United States of America , Melania Trump is now on her first worldwide trip without her husband Donald. The first lady began her trip in Ghana and ...

Oct 07 2018

Interpol president's wife tells press conference she fears husband is in danger

Grace Meng, left, the wife of missing Interpol President Meng Hongwei , who does not want her face shown, says he last sent her a picture of a knife before falling out o...

Oct 07 2018

Turkey calls in Saudi envoy over missing journalist case

Hamza Zawba, an Egyptian journalist, said as colleagues held Khashoggi's portrait aloft behind him. He stressed that Saudi-U.S. relations were good, saying "If you look...

Oct 07 2018

At least six killed as 5.9 magnitude quake hits Haiti

An earthquaked measuring 5.9 on the Richter scaled jolted northwestern Haiti on Sunday, killing at least 11 people. The quake was felt lightly in the capital, as well a...

Oct 07 2018

German Chancellor Merkel starts Israel visit at Yad Vashem

Merkel , at the news conference, described Iran's military presence in Syria and Lebanon as a threat to neighboring Israel. There were no plans for Ms Merkel to see P...

Oct 07 2018

George W. Bush made several calls reassuring Collins about Kavanaugh

Christine Blasey Ford was sexually assaulted, she does not believe that now-confirmed Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh did it. Markey said the newest member of t...

Oct 07 2018

In Sweden, the child found the artifact

Saga and her father took the sword to authorities and found that it was very old indeed. Due to drought, the water level at the lake that Saga was swimming in was lower...

Oct 07 2018

Sea snake bite kills man

According to research published a year ago, snakes were responsible for 27 deaths in Australia between 2000 and 2013. Craig Garraway, from St John Ambulance, told ABC...

Oct 07 2018

Former Classmate ‘Shocked’ That Kavanaugh Testified ‘Devil’s Triangle’ Wasn’t About Sex

In a two-page letter sent to FBI Director Christopher Wray on Thursday, William Pittard, Ramirez's lawyer, argued that the FBI had concluded its probe after four days "...

Oct 07 2018

Saudi journalist killed at consulate: Turkish sources

Turkish officials have said they believe he remains inside the consulate, and Ankara said on Saturday prosecutors had begun an investigation into his disappearance. Khash...

Oct 07 2018

More than 1000 may still be missing in Indonesia disaster

Many victims might have survived with faster help, said Palu resident Bambang. The city of Palu and surrounding districts on the island of Sulawesi were rocked by t...