Stories about World Media

Jun 09 2017

Alun Wyn Jones handed Lions captaincy for Crusaders test

Conjure a fine performance to fend off the frustrations of the Blues defeat, and the Lions who face the Crusaders could well sit in pole position for Test shirts. "It doe...

Jun 09 2017

Nick Clegg loses Sheffield Hallam to Labour

Congratulating his rival, Mr Clegg said it was "the greatest privilege of my political life" to represent Sheffield Hallam for the last 12 years, as he issued a plea to...

Jun 09 2017

Dogs at polling stations: Everyone's favourite general election hashtag returns

H came in with me to vote. As voters visited polling stations across the Midlands and the rest of the country they posted pictures online of their dogs to mark the oc...

Jun 09 2017

Twitter latches on to James Comey's "lordy" quote during Senate testimony

Comey, fired by President Trump in early May, was making his first public comments since being dismissed from leading the Federal Bureau of Investigation. "Lordy, I hop...

Jun 09 2017

Haunting images show aftermath of London Bridge attack

The van and knife rampage committed by Khuram Butt , 27, Youssef Zaghba, 22, and Rachid Redouane, 30, killed eight people and injured 48. After police named two of the...

Jun 09 2017

Qatar FM to AP: No one has 'right to blockade my country'

He says Qatar will need to close or limit its Al-Jazeera news network and stop funding extremists groups to end the crisis. Asked for specifics about what Arab nation...

Jun 09 2017

Somehow Comey's testimony made a 900-year-old quote into a meme

Trump had denied doing so and tweeted last month that Comey had better hope there were no "tapes" of their conversations. " Lordy, I hope there are tapes ", he said du...

Jun 09 2017

Mauritania Breaks Off Diplomatic Relations with Qatar

Energy-rich Qatar has long had strained ties with its neighbours but the move by Riyadh and its supporters shocked observers, raising fears the crisis could destabilise...

Jun 09 2017

UAE to jail, fine Qatar sympathisers

The United States was not informed of the decision until just before it was announced, the State Department said. Foreigners residing in Qatar and in possession of a Qa...

Jun 09 2017

Highlights from James Comey's first testimony since Trump fired him

But he has also suggested he doesn't believe it, saying Russian Federation is a "ruse" and calling the investigation into the matter a "witch hunt". "Mr. Comey told the...

Jun 09 2017

'Moment of truth': Macron admits Trump handshake 'wasn't innocent'

Macron confirmed that there was indeed a deeper significance to the prolonged handshake he shared with Trump. French diplomats had said beforehand that Mr Macron wou...

Jun 09 2017

What is an exit poll and how do they work?

Update: What happens when you have a hung parliament? In 2015 the Conservatives ended the night with 331. She argued that increasing the Conservative majority in Parliam...

Jun 09 2017

Wounded police officer sorry he couldn't do more

A police officer who was stabbed in the eye trying to stop the attackers with his baton said Thursday he was sorry he couldn't do more. The officer was stabbed repeate...

Jun 09 2017

Namibia saddened by U.S. withdrawal from Paris climate pact - Minister

Chicago based NRI Press Club and the Hindu American Foundation have been quick to react voicing their concerns over the apparent ill thought out Trump decision to pull th...

Jun 09 2017

Israel Criticizes UN Chief's Statements on West Bank Occupation

Remarkably, the size of the victory may have created as many problems as it solved. And as time passes, more settlers can be expected to invade Palestinian properties...

Jun 09 2017

Utah members of Congress say nothing new in Comey testimony

Even though Comey said he thinks he was sacked over the Russian Federation probe, he said he can not say whether Trump was guilty of obstruction of justice . I think I d...

Jun 09 2017

How Daniel Richman was outed as 'close friend' who leaked Comey memo

Richman is a professor at Columbia Law School and a former NY federal prosecutor and consultant to the Justice and Treasury departments. Comey cited President Donald T...

Jun 09 2017

Most voters want President Donald Trump to stop tweeting

A majority of voters further expressed concerns that the president's Twitter use hurts Republicans in Congress, who are seeking re-election in 2018 - 48 percent - as well...

Jun 09 2017

White House rebuffs Comey: 'The President is not a liar'

Accusing President Donald Trump of defaming him with "lies", fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey today said it was "very disturbing" that he ...

Jun 09 2017

UK Election Exit Poll Predicts a 'Hung Parliament.' What Is That?

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn , an old school left-winger widely written off at the start of the campaign, has drawn thousands of people to upbeat rallies and energized yo...