Stories about World Media

Feb 12 2019

Fox's Pete Hegseth says he hasn't washed his hands in 10 years

But Hegseth wasn't done. " I inoculate myself ." His co-anchors seemed shocked and one even asked for help. His theory that "I can't see them, therefore they're not rea...

Feb 12 2019

Gov. Newsom to pull National Guard from border

In released excerpts of his planned speech, the California governor says that his state refuses to participate in the White House's "political theater" and will instead "...

Feb 12 2019

Saudi named in report on Khashoggi murder becomes UAE envoy

Pompeo defended the administration's response to the death of Khashoggi , who entered the Saudi consulate in Istanbul to get a document he needed for his upcoming marria...

Feb 12 2019

Russian region declares emergency over polar bear "invasion"

Since December, those living around the area's largest settlement-Belushya Guba, which has a population of about 2,500-have reported seeing at least 52 polar bears. Loc...

Feb 12 2019

United States team in Beijing for trade talks

A pair of Navy guided-missile destroyers have sailed within a dozen nautical miles of disputed islands China is believed to have militarized - a move that has angered som...

Feb 12 2019

Militant Iran taunts U.S. on revolution's 40th birthday

On February 11, 1979, Iran's army declared its neutrality, paving the way for the fall of US-backed Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Mond...

Feb 11 2019

Sen. Amy Klobuchar is Running in 2020 Presidential Election

I will focus on getting things done. "I am a Republican, and I love Amy", said Shelly Plunkett, who lives in Minneapolis. "And no matter what, I'll lead from the heart"...

Feb 11 2019

May to appeal for more time to secure backstop changes

Speaking in Bern, the worldwide trade secretary maintained that "the best way" to ensure continuity is to depart the European Union with an agreement next month. The UK f...

Feb 11 2019

Trump Supporters Form Human ‘Wall’ Along U.S.-Mexico Border

The demonstrators gathered at the border where an existing barrier ends as they called for a wall to continue further. The activists appeared to universally support the...

Feb 11 2019

Priyanka Gandhi holds roadshow to launch her political career

It came hours before Congress' Uttar Pradesh campaign rally. On Monday, Priyanka Gandhi's husband Robert Vadra, now embroiled in investigation by the Enforcement Dire...

Feb 11 2019

Newborn girl rescued from drain pipe in Durban

It is believed authorities were alerted to the situation after a passerby heard the baby's cries. Footage shows rescuers lifting the tiny child to safety after digging ...

Feb 11 2019

Venezuela's Guaido warns military on blocked aid

Venezuelan leaders may be committing "genocide" by blocking food deliveries, the country's opposition leader and self-declared interim president said Sunday. Maduro, afte...

Feb 11 2019

More storms in store for snow-socked Pacific Northwest

Seattle schools will be closed Monday , along with other area schools. Monday's forecast calls for a chance of more freezing rain before 4 p.m. followed by a "wintry...

Feb 11 2019

Russia islands emergency over polar bear 'invasion'

At the moment the authorities are trying to expel the polar bears with patrol vehicles and dogs. His deputy said commonplace life was being disrupted by the probability...

Feb 11 2019

FOUND: Police search for woman abducted outside Miami auto shop

This is shown on La Ceiba Tire Shop's surveillance video, released by Miami police as they request the public's help in finding the woman. The unknown woman was repor...

Feb 11 2019

Ilhan Omar Promotes Anti-Semitic Conspiracy Theories, Retweets 'Hook-Nosed' Tweet

AIPAC is the largest pro-Israel lobby group in the USA and a constant target for antisemitic conspiracy theorists. Omar had captioned Greenwald's tweet with the comment:...

Feb 11 2019

North Carolina Republican Congressman Walter Jones Passes Away

A statement from Jones' office said he passed away Sunday afternoon in Greenville. 'With a kind heart and the courage of his convictions, he dedicated his life to servi...

Feb 11 2019

Winter Storm Watch: more snow, freezing rain expected overnight

The heaviest snow is expected to come Tuesday morning and afternoon, potentially making travel hard across much of northern Wisconsin, the Weather Service said. We're e...

Feb 11 2019

Acting US Defense Secretary makes unannounced visit to Afghanistan

After almost 18 years of US-led war in Afghanistan, the acting Pentagon chief, who temporarily took over after James Mattis resigned over Trump's decision to pull out of ...

Feb 11 2019

"I'm not going anywhere": Ralph Northam strikes defiant pose to Gayle King

A digest of the top political stories from the Globe, sent to your inbox Monday-Friday. Ralph " The Rat " Northam, the disgraced Virginia Democratic governor who almost...