Stories about World Media

Jun 01 2017

Deadline for budget action looms over Illinois Legislature

Chicago Public Schools announced in early May that it'll have to borrow $389 million to get through the rest of the year. The budget crisis in IL has taken an outsized ...

Jun 01 2017

Nigel Farage 'doubts' FBI Trump probe claim

Roger Stone, a Republican strategist whose links to Russian Federation are now under investigation by the FBI, told a local CBS reporter that "we have a good mutual frien...

Jun 01 2017

Kathy Griffin Fired by CNN After Disturbing Trump Beheading Stunt

Griffin has been widely criticised for photos which showed her holding a fake "decapitated head" of the USA president. CNN , whose New Year's Eve coverage Griffin has ...

Jun 01 2017

Spicer refers Russia investigation questions to Trump's outside attorney

But a day later, during a briefing that lasted just under 12 minutes, Spicer signaled that the White House has made a decision to let President Donald Trump's priva...

Jun 01 2017

Emmanuel Macron meets Vladimir Putin, warns over Syrian chemical weapons

Putin has used this opportunity to bring up this issue since western nation has imposed a sanction on Russian Federation after it annexed Crimea in 2014.Both Macron an...

Jun 01 2017

Poll Suggests Theresa May Will Lose Her Majority

Tory campaign chief Patrick Mcloughlin has defended the Prime Minister's decision not to take part in tonight's televised leader's debate, as he accused Jeremy Corbyn o...

Jun 01 2017

Lebanon seeks to ban 'Wonder Woman,' citing Israeli actress

Jenkins asks near the beginning of the 13-minute Wonder Woman featurette. The movie is scheduled to debut in at least one movie theater in the Lebanese capitol of Beiru...

Jun 01 2017

Malaysia Airlines plane diverted over disruptive passenger

A Malaysia Airlines flight from Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur returned to the Australian airport shortly after take off late on Wednesday after a passenger attempted ...

Jun 01 2017

Strong, swift United Nations reaction to Trump on climate

Almost 200 nations, including the United States under President Barack Obama's administration, agreed in 2015 to voluntarily reduce their greenhouse gas emissions in an e...

Jun 01 2017

Trump finds tumult on first work day back at the White House

While the Trump lawyers said they only found those three exceptions, past comments by Trump and his sons suggest those aren't the only financial ties the president has ha...

Jun 01 2017

Malaysia Airlines jet diverted in Australia over bomb scare

The passenger was apprehended by airport security after the plane landed and was sent to a remote part of the airport. In a statement, Malaysia Airlines said "the opera...

Jun 01 2017

Man charged in Malaysia Airlines jet bomb threat diversion

A Kuala Lumpur-bound Malaysia Airlines (MAS) flight from Melbourne was forced to turn back yesterday due to a disruptive passenger. Victoria police chief commissioner G...

Jun 01 2017

Theresa May criticised for missing TV election debate

They showed Theresa May's party might lose 20 of the 330 seats it holds, with Jeremy Corbyn's Labour gaining almost 30 seats. Other stories making the headlines inc...

Jun 01 2017

A Top White Staffer Has Resigned

The meeting was also attended by former national security adviser Michael Flynn, but both Kushner and Flynn were still just private citizens at the time. Steve Bannon i...

Jun 01 2017

Illinois House Approves Minimum-Wage Hike To $15

TORONTO-Sweeping changes to Ontario's labour laws this week have left groups on both sides worker-business divide feeling dissatisfied. "Change in the workplace isn't j...

Jun 01 2017

Malaysian Airlines plane turns back over cockpit incident

The plane has returned to the ground safely, requesting security assistance. The Airbus A330-300 carrying 337 passengers returned to the airport about 30 minutes after ...

Jun 01 2017

Mathews likely to Lanka's Champions Trophy opener

Sri Lanka Squad: Angelo Mathews (capt), Niroshan Dickwella (wk), Upul Tharanga, Dinesh Chandimal, Nuwan Pradeep, Asela Gunaratne, Chamara Kapugedera, Kusal Mendis, Kus...

Jun 01 2017

England bowl v Bangladesh in Champions Trophy opener

Bangladesh have won back-to-back ODI games ( Ireland and New Zealand ) ahead of this encounter with England; if they claim victory in this match, it'll be the first...

Jun 01 2017

Manchester: Britain stops sharing intelligence with United States after leaks

The force said it was too early to say whether the alert is linked to its investigation into the Manchester bomb attack. Manchester-born Abedi, a university dropout, ...

Jun 01 2017

Two explosions heard in eastern part of Jakarta in Indonesia; ten injured

Martinus Sitompul, another police spokesman, told a local TV station the bombs went off 10 to 12 metres (32 to 40 feet) from one another and about five minutes apart. Aus...