Stories about World Media

Jan 31 2019

McConnell pushes back against Syria, Afghanistan troop withdrawl

The comments by McConnell, R-Ky., appeared to be a pushback against the Trump administration. McConnell said his amendment would "urge continued commitment from the USA...

Jan 31 2019

White House explains Trump-Putin encounter at G20

But second, and more importantly, we'll never really know what happened during the Trump-Putin chat since only four people were there - Trump, Putin, the first lady, and ...

Jan 31 2019

Chicago's record for coldest temperature broken as polar vortex strikes city

Streets in Chicago were almost empty, with few people walking outside in the painfully cold air as temperatures hovered around minus 18 degrees Fahrenheit (minus 28 Cel...

Jan 31 2019

Joshua Tree Could Take 300 Years to Recover from Shutdown Vandalism

The National Park service did not immediately respond a request for additional comment on Monday. The National Park Service says other parks, including North Cascad...

Jan 31 2019

Iran rejects USA and European Union missiles talks

Iran on Monday denied that it was holding any talks with France about the missiles. The deal was thrown into doubt after US President Donald Trump withdrew last Ma...

Jan 31 2019

Migrant stowaways found on pop star's tour bus

An Australian musician heading into the United Kingdom described the "heartbreaking" moment two stowaways were discovered on her tourbus. In an update shared with her 2...

Jan 31 2019

Norwich group join Pope Francis and 600000 pilgrims at Panama vigil

Some also say that enforced celibacy could be linked to cases of sexual misconduct by priests. Some Catholics have called for the church to reconsider the requirement o...

Jan 31 2019

United States returns asylum seekers under 'Remain in Mexico' policy

Mexican officials had previously said the United States expressed interest in extending the "remain in Mexico" policy to other border crossings. The Mexican governme...

Jan 31 2019

Russians leaked Mueller probe evidence online, prosecutors say

Wednesday's filing in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia is the latest in a dispute between prosecutors and Concord's American attorneys over whether th...

Jan 31 2019

Tornado leaves path of destruction in Havana

Three people are dead and more than 170 are hurt after a powerful tornado struck Cuba's capital city. Members of the Provincial Defense Council of Havana said 90 ...

Jan 31 2019

Facebook will tighten its rules on political ads, Nick Clegg promises

Each ad will also be entered into a publicly searchable archive with detailed information on who paid for it and the people it has reached. Facebook has been under incr...

Jan 31 2019

Christie says he warned Trump the Russian Federation investigation would not go away

The comedian pointed out that it was Casamigos, the "liberal" tequila brand owned by George Clooney. "Yes", Christie replied without hesitation. "And they laughed out l...

Jan 31 2019

Trump associate Roger Stone arrested

The 66-year-old veteran political operative was arrested by the Federal Bureau of Investigation in a predawn raid at his Florida home. US President Donald Trump has o...

Jan 30 2019

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's activist group called to annihilate Israel

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) that Congress isn't all fun and games in a unusual remark Tuesday afternoon. Speaking to The Hill after the outlet granted anonymity t...

Jan 30 2019

Greece, Germany Support Venezuela's Elected Maduro

But Mr Maduro - backed by the country's military - went on the offensive against an opposition leader who declared himself interim president and his United States support...

Jan 30 2019

Ireland would take economic hit in no-deal Brexit, says Irish minister

The winning amendment calls for the backstop to be replaced with "alternative arrangements to avoid a hard border" - vague wording that did not pin May to any specific ap...

Jan 30 2019

Businesses sound alarm as United Kingdom says prepare for no-deal Brexit

The controversial Irish backstop is aimed at preventing a hard border by including Northern Ireland in the EU's customs union if a new free trade deal between the United...

Jan 30 2019

China jailing of rights lawyer a ‘mockery’ of law, says rights group

Wang, who had taken on cases deemed sensitive by the ruling Chinese Communist Party (CCP)-such as accusations of police torture or defending members of the banned Falun...

Jan 30 2019

Pope condemns bombing of Philippines cathedral as 'terrorist attack'

Carmel Cathedral in Jolo during the Sunday Mass. Police said at least 20 people were killed , among them five soldiers who were responding to the first blast, revising...

Jan 30 2019

Met office extends yellow warning for snow and ice

Warnings from the Met Office indicate that showers will turn increasingly to snow on higher ground, then to lower levels later tonight and on Tuesday morning . "It doe...