Stories about World Media

Mar 05 2019

South Carolina's $1.5B lottery victor finally steps forward

A person in the U.S. has won US$1.5 billion, claiming their Mega Millions prize almost 5 months later. The mystery surrounding the $1.5 billion Mega Millions jackpot f...

Mar 05 2019

Turtles and Tortoises Found Stuffed into Luggage at Manila Airport

The creatures were discovered after the bags were X-rayed at Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Manila. Over 1,500 turtles were found in unclaimed luggage in the ...

Mar 05 2019

House Dems to Vote on Resolution in Response to Omar’s Anti-Semitic Comments

Ilhan Omar (D-MN) specifically for her recent anti-Semitic remarks. I should not be expected to have allegiance/pledge support to a foreign country in order to serve my ...

Mar 04 2019

House Dems to Probe Trump's Allies, DOJ in Wake of Cohen Testimony

Nadler over the weekend appeared on ABC's This Week in which he told host George Stephanopoulos that he believes Trump has " obstructed justice ". Judiciary Committee...

Mar 04 2019

Syria: Baghouz bombed with white phosphorus

As advancing forces close in on the last sliver of Isis territory - an area of about half a square mile in the Syrian Euphrates valley - surrendering fighters have spoken...

Mar 04 2019

Helicopter crash in Kenya kills four Americans and their pilot

The identities of the passengers and the pilot have not been released, pending notification of their families. The helicopter "lost contact and crashed" shortly after t...

Mar 04 2019

Canadian PM shuffles cabinet amid growing SNC-Lavalin scandal

Trudeau is, however, standing his ground, maintaining he and his staff have acted "appropriately" and "professionally" at all times. MacAulay will take over responsib...

Mar 04 2019

House panel sets deadline for WH on security clearances info

Cummings highlighted in his letter a New York Times story that said Trump ordered his former chief of staff John Kelly to provide Kushner with clearance over objectio...

Mar 04 2019

Auto rams into bicyclists, pedestrians in New Orleans; 2 dead

Toney also allegedly admitted to an arresting officer that he has "a drinking problem" and "should have gotten help", according to The Advocate . Witness, Frank Rourk,...

Mar 04 2019

Driver catches avalanche that closed I-70 in rear-view mirror

A rescue volunteer was driving through the Colorado Rockies to help with an "unrelated vehicle-recovery mission" when an avalanche crashed down in front of him, the Sum...

Mar 04 2019

US Shutters Its Consulate in Jerusalem, Angering Palestinians

The Palestinian-facing presence in Jerusalem will now be known as the "Palestinian Affairs Unit", which will report to Washington via the USA embassy to Israel, our cor...

Mar 04 2019

Single digit wind chills, highs in the low 20s

Such wind chills could cause frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 30 minutes, according to the advisory. This very cold air will linger for the next couple days an...

Mar 04 2019

European Union offering long #Brexit delay 'not possible'

Parliament rejected May's deal in January, largely because of concerns about the so-called backstop, which is created to prevent the need for physical border checks along...

Mar 04 2019

White House vending machine sells security clearances, and Trump & Kim’s love-hate summit

Trump has called Cohen a liar. A high-stakes second meeting to strike a disarmament deal with the North's Kim Jong Un broke up in disarray Thursday in Hanoi, without ...

Mar 04 2019

Colleges that don't support 'free speech' will lose federal funding

He said the order doesn't set a bad precedent for future administrations because Democrats are "going to do that anyway, folks". Pres. Donald Trump went "off script...

Mar 04 2019

IS teenager’s Dutch husband seeks return to Netherlands

Bangladesh, too, has disowned her, so she appears to be stateless. They were married when he was 23 and she was still just 15. Home Secretary Sajid Javid last week rev...

Mar 04 2019

Rand Paul Says He'll Oppose Trump's Emergency Declaration On The Border Wall

Trump made the declaration in February after Congress approved just $1.375 billion for border security, far short of the $5.7 billion he had sought. "If we take away thos...

Mar 04 2019

Fire department shows why you shouldn't park at hydrants

The Anaheim Fire & Rescue Department had responded to a residential fire when they found a vehicle parked too close to a hydrant. Just in case anyone out there isn't cl...

Mar 04 2019

Late-winter storm to bring 4-6 inches of snow, NWS says

A National Weather Service spokesman said: "Heavy snow possible from the Central Appalachians to Northern New England.Heavy rain possible over the Southeast. Residents ...

Mar 04 2019

Labour lawmakers oppose second Brexit referendum

Yesterday former Labour minister Caroline Flint estimated up to 70 Labour MPs are against a second referendum , as she appealed for the leadership to allow a free vote...