Stories about World Media

Jun 12 2017

Tony Awards: 'Dear Evan Hansen' wins best musical

The play " Oslo ", a three-hour meditation on diplomacy, has been crowned the best play of the season. Noting one of its lines about people who "eat the Earth" and ot...

Jun 12 2017

California legislator has slim edge in race for US House

And the puny turnout - less than the total vote for Democrat Jon Ossoff in the first round of his April primary for Georgia's 6th District - pointed to the difficulty Dem...

Jun 12 2017

Donald Trump claims 'total and complete vindication' after James Comey testimony

Comey testified that Trump asked him to quash an active investigation into one of his associates in February, weeks after the president asked his former FBI direct...

Jun 12 2017

Republicans urge Trump on tapes; Sessions to testify Tuesday

Sessions, whose contacts with Russia's ambassador to the USA during the presidential campaign has sparked questions, agreed Saturday, June 10, to appear before the Senate...

Jun 12 2017

U.S. tells United Nations human rights forum to remove 'chronic anti-Israel bias'

The UN high commissioner for human rights called out members such as Venezuela, Egypt and the Philippines for blocking multiple UN expert visits to these human rights hot...

Jun 12 2017

London police chief on United Kingdom attacks, resources and the evolving threat

Meanwhile, Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick, said: "People will be thinking about what happened last Saturday night and respecting those who have lost their...

Jun 12 2017

ICC Champions Trophy 2017:Pakistan vs Sri Lanka

You have to lay it out in front of them that this is what we did wrong, including me, and we need to take it on the chin and accept it and prove it. When will the Sri ...

Jun 12 2017

Former President Carter shakes hands with everyone on flight

Sheffield recorded the moment on his cellphone and posted the video to Twitter, and it has gotten almost 10,000 retweets and close to 25,000 likes. The friendly ex-pres...

Jun 12 2017

Liquor store to get $1M after selling winning Powerball ticket

The exact location of the victor isn't immediately known, but the lucky soul who picked 20-26-32-38-58, and Powerball 3, was based in the Golden State. The Virginia Lott...

Jun 12 2017

Prison attack in eastern Congo kills 11, frees 900 prisoners

Paluku announced a curfew in Beni and nearby Butembo, saying only the army and police can circulate. "Only police officers and soldiers should be out from this time", h...

Jun 12 2017

The stars come out at the Tony Awards

I hope I don't cry", she said, dressed in a sparkly silver number with flow-y mermaid sleeves. " Oslo " playwright Rogers, making his Broadway debut, thanked "The l...

Jun 12 2017

Attorney General Sessions next up for Capitol Hill scrutiny

When the two men were alone, the ex-FBI director said, Trump urged Comey to stop the investigation into fired national security advisor Michael Flynn . "You can't run ...

Jun 12 2017

Penguins Beat Predators 2-0 For Second Consecutive Stanley Cup

On their journey, the Predators captivated a city known more for honky tonk than hockey and one that had never before seen their team get beyond the midway point of the p...

Jun 12 2017

Trump's hard-line approach clashes with Tillerson on Qatar

The base is the nerve-center for US air operations for Iraq, Syria, Afghanistan and other Middle East nations. The Trump administration tried to defuse the deepening ...

Jun 12 2017

Democrats are destroying health care in US

Trump has not detailed the source of the $200 billion or the breakdown in spending. Speaking in Cincinnati, Ohio, President Donald Trump pledged to rebuild the natio...

Jun 12 2017

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions next up for Capitol Hill scrutiny

Democrats are pushing for a public hearing. Democratic Senate leader Chuck Schumer and fellow Democratic Senator Jack Reed questioned on Sunday why Sessions was inv...

Jun 12 2017

Sturgeon: "Election is important for the Borders, and Scotland as a whole"

Nicola Sturgeon has refused to rule out the possibility of a third referendum if Scotland votes to remain part of the United Kingdom next time . The poll by Survati...

Jun 12 2017

Presidential spokesman says Israel destroys any chance of peace

Yifat remembers June of 1967, which for Israeli Jews saw the unification of Jerusalem, as a time of jubilation and celebration, as Israel savoured its lightning-fast vict...

Jun 12 2017

French counter-terrorism unit investigates attack on Notre Dame

One of the officers fired two shots, wounding the suspect in the chest. The man, believed to be an Algerian student, attacked the officer with a hammer but was also arm...

Jun 12 2017

United Kingdom defense minister Fallon says government views on Brexit haven't changed

British media reported on Sunday (local time) moves were afoot within Ms May's Conservative Party to dislodge her, while opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn , who exc...