Stories about World Media

May 09 2017

Trump adviser in conflict of interest controversy

Some US lawmakers have called for changing or abolishing the EB-5 programme, but the scheme was recently renewed by Congress until september 30. The context, per CBS Ne...

May 09 2017

Trump leaves the door open for releasing his tax returns

He reiterated that the White House wants to provide relief for middle-income earners, not the rich. "This tax reform package is about growing the economy, creating jobs...

May 09 2017

Tokyo stocks jump 1.35% after Emmanuel Macron wins French presidency

I would like it to be one of hope and renewed confidence", said independent French President-elect Emmanuel Macron after declaring victory in France's presidential elec...

May 09 2017

Chibok Girls - PDP Faults Prisoner Swap Deal

The girls are among more than 200 the Islamic militant sect abducted at the Chibok government school in the Borno State at the height of the militancy. He said, "This i...

May 09 2017

Hamas elects new leader on Saturday

Moreover, by the announcement, Hamas may have wanted to show a delink from the pan-Arab Muslim Brotherhood movement and draw a distinction between Palestinians' struggle ...

May 09 2017

Trump's Revised Travel Ban Goes Before Federal Appeals Court

Shedd asked whether Jadwat's position would differ if Trump had repudiated his campaign remarks about Muslims. Another judge said he was anxious about the idea of a cou...

May 09 2017

Nicola Sturgeon hails 'emphatic' SNP election results

This leaves an interesting challenge ahead, whether the "old guard" coalition of a Labour/SNP administration will prevail, or whether the Conservatives can come to a work...

May 09 2017

Trump's team 'was warned Russians could blackmail' Michael Flynn

But Trump would ultimately seek Flynn's resignation less than a month into his tenure, following news reports that Flynn had misled Vice President Mike Pence and other ...

May 09 2017

Israel says Palestinian hunger strike leader ate in secret

The hunger strike began on April 17 when about 1,000 prisoners lead by Marwan Barghouti announced their strike for better prison conditions. "The worldwide community ...

May 09 2017

North Korea Says It Has Detained A 4th US Citizen

Pupils are generally children from the North's elite. - Won Moon Joo, a South Korean studying at New York University, was freed in October 2015 after being detained f...

May 09 2017

Wife of American detained in North Korea pleads for his release

Earlier this month, American colleague Kim Sang-duk, who is also known as Tony Kim, was arrested on similar charges. It did not comment on the reason for Kim's arrest b...

May 09 2017

Women's soccer campaigner Dodd loses FIFA spot

Dodd was beaten to Asia's single female seat on the FIFA council by Mahfuza Akhter Kiron of Bangladesh, in a vote at the Asian Football Confederation congress in Bahrai...

May 09 2017

Vast void found between Saturn's rings

Last week, NASA's Cassini spacecraft went where nothing made by humans had ever gone before - it successfully navigated a path between Saturn and its rings and survived. ...

May 09 2017

UN climate talks begin amid uncertainty over US position

A sticky legal hang-up has frustrated those advisers who advocate remaining in the pact. Since his election, Trump has appeared less dogmatic and said he is keeping...

May 09 2017

Democratic appointed appeals judges to review Trump travel order

The appeals court granted C-SPAN permission to provide pool access for the audio, and CNN News, CBS News and NBC News Washington have been granted permission to broad...

May 09 2017

Obama Unveils Design for Presidential Library

While the construction won't be complete for at least four years, the former president said that programming would begin within a year. He announced he and former f...

May 09 2017

Lanzini scores to end Tottenham Title hope

Spurs will not compete in the 2017-18 Champions League qualifiers as they've now been guaranteed a top three finish in the Premier League. Such has been their impressiv...

May 09 2017

Sunny & Warm Start To The Week

Cloud cover will increase south and along I-20 today , and winds will continue their strength out of the south-southeast around 10 to 20 miles per hour. May see a slight...

May 09 2017

Trump Vows Peace Push After Meeting Abbas - But Scant Details

Besides, a fair and integral peace would lead the Arab and Islamic countries to have normal relations with Israel , he said. It's the first direct meeting between Tru...

May 09 2017

Trump administration hollows out EPA science integrity board

The Board of Scientific Counselors advises the EPA on the quality and accuracy of the science it produces, but it was confirmed on Monday (8 May) that nine of its 18 m...