Stories about World Media

Jun 07 2017

Fingers Crossed: Jeff Sessions Threatens to Quit As Tension With Trump Escalates

The frustration between Trump and Sessions has gone both ways, with Justice Department officials upset that the President's tweets and comments caused problems for Sessio...

Jun 07 2017

UAE bans sympathy for Qatar with jail threat

A lawmaker called on the sides involved in the serious Arab crisis arising from a rift between Qatar and some countries in the Arab world to refrain from fueling tensio...

Jun 07 2017

Senators to ask about Trump pushback on Russia investigation

One Comey associate said lawmakers should expect a vivid picture of his private interactions with the president. Comey testifies before Congress, confirming that the FB...

Jun 07 2017

Republican officials from 16 states back Trump in travel ban fight

Trump, whose populist brand of politics includes criticizing political correctness as an evasion of uncomfortable truths, called in a statement on his campaign website fo...

Jun 07 2017

United States intelligence committee to subpoena Flynn in Russian Federation probe

The U.S. Justice Department announced last week that former FBI Director Robert Mueller had been appointed special counsel to lead an independent probe of the matter. T...

Jun 07 2017

Security services to review terror operations amid questions on London attackers

Butt and Redouane were named by authorities on Monday. London's Metropolitan Police Counter Terrorism Command Tuesday afternoon released the name of the third attacke...

Jun 07 2017

London police pressed to explain 'Jihadi Next Door' case

Police said Tuesday he lived in east London and that his family has been notified, adding that he was not considered to be a "subject of interest" to either police or ...

Jun 07 2017

Trump backs move to isolate Qatar

According to one regional expert , the sudden challenge by other Arab nations is an attempt to "bring Qatar to heel". Its al-Udeid Air Base serves as a launching pad for ...

Jun 07 2017

Qatar Crisis : Pentagon said issue has 'no impact' on United States military operations

Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates , Yemen, Bahrain, and the Maldives have all made a decision to freeze out the wealthy country, causing a potential crisis f...

Jun 07 2017

Netanyahu's Office 'Disappointed' At Trump Embassy Waiver, 'Will Strengthen Palestinian Fantasy'

White House strategy chief Steve Bannon supports the move, but Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is less keen and has said Trump is "being very careful to understand how...

Jun 07 2017

Police release 12 people held after London atrocity

Like Butt and Redouane, he lived in east London. Police said Zaghba was not a "subject of interest" to police or the intelligence services. Police shot and killed t...

Jun 07 2017

Backed Syrian force launches battle to capture Raqqa

Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces and Syrian Arab Coalition partners began moving toward the de facto capital of ISIS in November. Brett McGurk, the USA special en...

Jun 07 2017

Can you commit manslaughter by sending texts? We're about to find out

Such questions are critical in a state such as MA, where assisting someone to commit suicide is not considered a crime. The 20-year-old Carter is charged in the 201...

Jun 07 2017

Existing climate efforts expected to keep US goals on track

The statement says the Trump administration's announcement undermines a "key pillar in the fight against climate change [and a move which is] out of step with what is h...

Jun 07 2017

Qatar ambassador 'surprised' by Trump's tweets

Qatar has strenuously denied the allegations. Trump on Tuesday appeared to cut ties with Qatar, which is a US ally and hosts a major USA airbase, via Twitter. Qatar, ...

Jun 07 2017

Man, 30, arrested in London Bridge terror attack probe

Zaghba was reportedly working in a London restaurant and had not been seen in Italy since 2016. MI5 and the police have already said they would be reviewing how they ...

Jun 07 2017

What Will Comey Testify About Before the Senate?

The hammer could begin to fall on Trump in one week, as former FBI Director Comey will give Congress credible testimony about Trump's personal attempts to obstruct the ...

Jun 07 2017

Turkey rejects US resolution condemning bodyguards' attacks

It was not the first episode of violence by Turkish security personnel on US soil, lawmakers said. Erdogan stood by and watched as his thugs brutally attacked peaceful Am...

Jun 07 2017

London police reveal the identity of two of the three terrorists

Butt, a British citizen born in Pakistan, was already known to police and Britain's domestic spy agency MI5, the police said . Redouane also used the name Rachid Elk...

Jun 07 2017

John McCain to question James Comey at Thursday's congressional hearing

Comey's testimony comes less than a month after Trump abruptly fired him, a move that the White House initially attributed to Comey's handling of the Federal Bureau of In...