Stories about World Media

Oct 18 2018

O, cannabis! Here’s how Canadians are celebrating pot legalisation

In just the past year, the market capitalisation of firms including Canopy Growth and Tilray has increased fivefold, to a total of more than $10 billion on the NY sto...

Oct 18 2018

Australian embassy move would sabotage peace process: Palestinian experts

We favour the imposition of sanctions on the Iranian regime until such time as a comprehensive deal can be agreed that prevents Iran from acting as the world's foremost s...

Oct 18 2018

Student bakes cookies with grandparent's ashes, hands them out at school

Davis Police Lt. Paul Doroshov was surprised at the uniqueness of the incident. "The evidence is based on interviews and whatnot", he said. "This is so unconvention...

Oct 18 2018

Việt Nam down three places in Global Competitiveness Index

The United States is the world's most competitive economy , according to a newly styled World Economic Forum (WEF) report on the global economy. The highest mark poss...

Oct 18 2018

Toddler found dead in oven

Her identity has not been released because she has not been formally charged with a crime. "This is one of the most awful things I've seen in doing law enforcement". A fa...

Oct 18 2018

Trump says 'rogue killers' may be behind Khashoggi disappearance

Jamal Khashoggi, a Saudi Arabian who is a US resident and columnist for The Washington Post , was allegedly killed by Saudi Arabian agents after going missing in October...

Oct 18 2018

Aussie government blames admin error for ‘okay to be white’ vote

On Tuesday the government sought to distance itself from the motion, with the government's leader in the Senate Mathias Cormann blaming an "administrative process fai...

Oct 18 2018

Missouri woman fired after blocking black man from entering his apartment building

Louis , Missouri, resident D'Arreion Toles was just trying to get home and relax after pulling a late night at the office on Friday when a neighbor of his chose to become...

Oct 18 2018

Treasury official arrested for leaking documents linked to Mueller’s Russian Federation probe

Geoffrey Berman , the USA attorney in Manhattan, where the criminal complaint was filed, said Edwards "betrayed her position of trust by repeatedly disclosing highly se...

Oct 18 2018

Spotted in South Florida? Missing teenage daughter of murdered Wisconsin couple

The Federal Brueau of Investigation, specializing in missing children, is on scene assisting with the case. Anyone with information about what happened at the home, or if...

Oct 18 2018

What To Know About Affirmative Action As The Harvard Trial Begins

District Judge Allison D. Burroughs starting Monday. As the law stands, colleges can consider race in admissions if it is one of many factors considered when evaluating...

Oct 18 2018

Two pilots killed in Ukraine fighter jet crash

Fox News reports the pilot was one of two aboard a Ukrainian fighter jet that crashed during a joint military training involving the U.S. Military and their counterparts...

Oct 18 2018

India minister accused of sexual harassment steps down

A day after Union Minister M J Akbar said that charges of sexual harassment against him were "wild and baseless", Ghazala Wahab , one of the journalists who had levell...

Oct 18 2018

Palestinian rocket attack on Israeli city draws Gaza air strikes

The rocket fire comes after months of violent Palestinian protests on the Gaza border, sparking deadly gunfire from Israeli troops and fears of an all-out conflict betw...

Oct 17 2018

Jordan and Syria reopen Nassib border crossing

State news agency SANA said the Syrian side entered truckloads of 21 tons of fruits as a gift to the economic delegations in Jordan and in return, the Jordanian side en...

Oct 17 2018

Journalists from several media houses attacked by Sabarimala protesters

The temple opened for the first time for women between the age of 10 and 50 on Wednesday, turning over the age-old custom of not admitting them based on a 28 September S...

Oct 17 2018

Europe Offers Britain an Olive Branch to Break Brexit Impasse

However seven senior members of her cabinet met last night in an apparent plot to undermine her plans. The cabinet meeting yesterday did not consider a specific wording...

Oct 17 2018

Sen. Elizabeth Warren's DNA claim inflames some Native Americans

The response comes after the Democratic senator revealed that, based on tests, she has Native-American ancestry "in the range of 6-10 generations ago". "Her false claim o...

Oct 17 2018

Koreas agree to break ground on inter-Korean railroad

North and South Korea agreed on Monday to begin reconnecting rail and road links, another step in an improving relationship that has raised US concern about the possibl...

Oct 17 2018

Beto Came Out Swinging in His Debate With Ted Cruz

O'Rourke has repeatedly called for civility, going so far as to tweet in support of Cruz when Cruz and his wife, Heidi, were chased out of a restaurant by protesters in W...