Stories about World Media

Jan 29 2019

Wales set for up to 10cm of snow amid weather warning

Wintry conditions are expected to hit Scotland this week as temperatures plummet, with weather warnings for ice and snow now in place across the country. Snow and ice i...

Jan 29 2019

Three-year-old survives two days in woods with help from friendly bear

She wrote on the social network: "He said he hung out with a bear for two days". In a press conference, Craven County Sheriff Chip Hughes said that the 3-year-old...

Jan 29 2019

Several Houston police officers shot and wounded

A suspect was killed at the home, but the department said it was still working to secure the scene. Aerial view shows the shooting occurred in a residential area near C...

Jan 29 2019

Acting AG Whitaker says Mueller probe 'close to being completed'

Whitaker's comments about the Mueller investigation are likely to trigger further inquiries from Democrats who have accused him of being illegally appointed and failing t...

Jan 29 2019

Chicago Braces for Potentially Record-Breaking Frigid Temperatures

However, the end of a winter storm warning was replaced with a windchill advisory, which was scheduled to go into effect on Tuesday morning. Temperatures are still ch...

Jan 29 2019

Monday’s First Warning Forecast: Tracking rain and snow showers

Cold air will hang over New England on Monday and winds will usher in wintry precipitation that will threaten the area through midweek, the National Weather Service rep...

Jan 29 2019

Theresa May seeks support for replacing backstop with 'alternative arrangements'

Chief executives of fast-food company McDonald's and supermarket chains Sainsbury's and Waitrose were among signatories to a letter to lawmakers warning of "significant d...

Jan 28 2019

[Update] Woman Trapped In Upper East Side Townhouse Elevator All Weekend

Fortaleza was hospitalized for dehydration after being rescued at 10:15 a.m. Monday, police said. The FDNY spokesperson said the elevator was trapped between the second...

Jan 28 2019

Tesco confirms 9,000 jobs at risk as it axes fresh food counters

Tesco confirmed in a statement today that 90 stores will be shutting down their counters, while 700 will trade with either a full or flexible counter. All of Britain's bi...

Jan 28 2019

Risk of new Brazil dam burst forces 24000 to evacuate homes

Employees of the mining complex owned and operated by Brazilian mining company Vale were eating lunch Friday afternoon when the dam gave way. Numerous victims were eati...

Jan 28 2019

Government report says US budget deficit set to hit $897B

The CBO said the cost of the shutdown will make the USA economy 0.02 percent smaller than expected in 2019. That includes businesses that couldn't get permits or loans, f...

Jan 28 2019

Famous Russian painting recovered after daylight robbery in gallery

The ministry published a video of his arrest that showed armed police holding the man to the floor and recovering the painting, that appeared not to be damaged. The theft...

Jan 28 2019

Taliban name co-founder as head of political office in Qatar

His release, according to security experts, was part of high-level negotiations led by Khalilzad with the Taliban. The talks in Doha have given birth to cautious optimi...

Jan 28 2019

Man clings to hood of SUV during road rage incident

When the men got into an argument, Fitzgerald began to drive away. Kamrowski told reporters he hung on for survival for at least three miles and somehow managed to dial 9...

Jan 28 2019

Afghan president calls for 'serious talks' with Taliban

Until the interview, Mr Khalilzad had only released a series of tweets about the talks - saying "significant progress" had been made but without providing details. Six ...

Jan 28 2019

US college official who told Chinese students to speak English quits

According to screenshots of that email, Neely wrote that using other languages "might not be the best choice while you are in the department", and that "speaking in your ...

Jan 28 2019

Duterte set to visit Jolo after deadly church blasts

A powerful first blast shattered pews and left bodies strewn inside the cathedral on Muslim-majority Jolo as mass was being celebrated, an army spokesman said. Sulu was a...

Jan 28 2019

Australia Day debate: what country can learn from Singapore

While much of the focus was on the date on which Australia Day is marked, the marches also sought to draw attention to the deaths of Aboriginal people in custody and ...

Jan 28 2019

Series of mysterious explosions rock building in Changchun, killing one

It said he killed a man with whom he had business disputes in another city before driving to Changchun. Changchun fire department received reports of explosions coming ...

Jan 28 2019

Overnight Storm Expected To Bring Several Inches Of Heavy Snow

Temperatures will climb to around 30 degrees, but the strong winds will have wind chills in the -5 to -15-degree range through the day. According to the National Weathe...