Stories about World Media

Oct 13 2018

Youth mentor says stranger called police because he was 'babysitting while black'

He said a woman asked to speak to the children, and when he refused, she called the police and followed him home. An officer arrived and questioned the children, ages ...

Oct 13 2018

Tsunami threat as 7.0-magnitude quake hits Papua New Guinea

But the warning has since been called off. A spokesman for PNG's National Disaster Management Office in Port Moresby said there were no immediate reports of damage from...

Oct 13 2018

Hurricane Michael tears Florida towns apart, six dead

In Panama City, buildings were crushed, tall pine trees were sent flying and a steeple was knocked off a church. Almost 950,000 homes and businesses were without power ...

Oct 13 2018

Female ranger 'taken' by crocodile in Northern Territory

NT POLICE have recovered a woman's body after she was taken by a saltwater crocodile on Friday morning. It took police three hours to get to the lake the group of seven...

Oct 12 2018

Michael Bloomberg changes party affiliation, re-registers as Democrat

Bloomberg told Buzzfeed News this week that "elections are about swings". Bloomberg, who served three terms as mayor, is the founder and owner of Bloomberg L.P., a glo...

Oct 12 2018

Turkey says Syrian rebels withdraw heavy weapons in Idlib

He added that the opposition forces will keep their forward bases and light and medium weapons in place. HTS and smaller militant factions quietly began withdrawing the...

Oct 12 2018

Brexit: PM's compromises a 'concern' for cabinet ministers

Such an arrangement would all but end May's chances of securing free trade deals with other countries. The UK has suggested a temporary customs arrangement between the ...

Oct 12 2018

Aer Lingus cancel a number of flights due to Storm Callum

There is also the risk of further severe Southerly winds impinging onto Southern and Eastern coastal areas during the day. Thousands of homes and businesses are without...

Oct 12 2018

After Pope Blames the Devil for Catholic Abuse Scandals, Many Push Back

However, the president and vice president of the conference - Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston and Archbishop Jose H. Gomez of Los Angeles - are at the Vat...

Oct 12 2018

Air India flight hits compound wall at Trichy Airport, all passengers safe

An Air India passenger plane made an emergency landing in Mumbai after hitting a wall during take-off, damaging the aircraft. It is yet to be ascertained whether a te...

Oct 12 2018

United States pastor detained in Turkey may soon be released

The Thursday comments come a day after US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he was hopeful that Turkey would release the pastor soon, ending a two-year detention that...

Oct 12 2018

Japan overtakes Singapore as world's most powerful passport

Passports of France, Germany, and South Korea, all of which have access to 188 countries, have been placed third in the 2018 ranking. Taiwan was listed No.29 with 148 c...

Oct 12 2018

Cyclone Titli: Odisha evacutes 3 lakh people from coastal districts

A cyclone slammed into India's eastern seaboard on Thursday, destroying huts, uprooting trees, snapping power lines and telephone poles, leaving hundreds of thousands...

Oct 12 2018

Africa's youngest billionaire kidnapped in Tanzania

The Dar es Salaam Special Police Zone Commander, Mr Lazaro Mambosasa confirmed the reports, saying the famous businessman may have been kidnapped by people he described...

Oct 12 2018

Malaysia plans to end death penalty of all crimes

On this important occasion, the European Union delegation to PNG calls for an end to state-sanctioned capital punishment. However, Liew said that if their sentence is ...

Oct 12 2018

Gates requested manipulation plans from Israeli firm

The proposals varied from using fake people to sway 5,000 delegates to the 2016 Republican National Convention, to building intelligence dossiers on Clinton and using s...

Oct 11 2018

Chinese 'spy' charged with stealing U.S. secrets after arrest in Belgium

Attorney for the Southern District of Ohio Benjamin C. Glassman. Prosecutors say Mr Xu is a senior officer with China's ministry of state security - which is respon...

Oct 11 2018

Navy mum's tweet causes son global humiliation

The woman, who, according to her other son, had tried setting the sailor up with a girlfriend, included some politically charged statements in her post . "No one teaches...

Oct 11 2018

US Grounds Global Fleet Of F-35 After South Carolina Crash

The South Carolina crash - the first ever for the 5th-generation plane - ironically happened just a day after an F-35B successfully completed a mission in Afghanistan, an...

Oct 11 2018

Grieving Bride Visits Late Partner's Grave On Day Of Their Wedding

He was on his way to assist a auto crash victim, hopping out of his vehicle to fetch protective gear, when the vehicle fatally struck him. Murphy had been with the Mont...