Stories about World Media

Jun 15 2017

Jurors in Cosby's sex-assault trial start deliberations

This is not sympathy for the defendant. Steele said, his voice oozing disdain. "Who says something like that?" "Just tell the truth - what are we doing here?" he cont...

Jun 15 2017

Massive fire breaks out in London high-rise

The London Fire Brigade said 45 fire engines and 200 firefighters were called to the scene and Assistant Fire Commissioner Dan Daly said it was a large and very seriou...

Jun 15 2017

Democrats furious with Sessions for refusing to testify on Trump conversations

He also said Comey should have shared his concerns about the Trump conversation with another Justice Department official, Dana Boente, who was then acting deputy attorn...

Jun 15 2017

Emirati ambassador to Trump: Remove US airbase from Qatar

Companies have had to find alternative routes to get goods in and out of Qatar because it normally imports food through its land link with Saudi Arabia. "Saudi King Salma...

Jun 15 2017

Two arrested over brawl during Turkish leader's US visit

The protests swiftly devolved into a brawl where pro-Erdogan protesters and Turkish security personnel attacked the demonstrators while Capitol Police unsuccessfully trie...

Jun 15 2017

'Soft' Brexit or no Brexit

May faces a hard balancing act: Divisions over Europe helped sink the premierships of Margaret Thatcher, Major and David Cameron, and many of her lawmakers and party me...

Jun 15 2017

Death toll in London tower fire rises to 12

The fire was the latest tragedy in a country that has seen three deadly terrorist attacks, two in London and one in Manchester, since March. Some feared the charred tow...

Jun 15 2017

US consumer prices slipped 0.1 percent in May

While the US central bank is expected to raise interest rates by 25 basis points on Wednesday, its second hike this year, the weakness in inflation and retail sales, if...

Jun 15 2017

California defying President Trump on Paris Accord and immigration

U.S. President Donald Trump pulled out of the Paris deal earlier this month and the U.S. position was laid out in a brief note at the bottom of a general communique ...

Jun 15 2017

North Korea threatens to strike NY

Seoul estimates that Pyongyang operates over 300 drones for military purposes and that, if the origin of the new device is confirmed, it would be a demonstration of N...

Jun 15 2017

Macron party set for big win in France

To achieve that, a candidate would need more than half of the votes and that must account for at least a quarter of registered voters. "Despite the abstention, the mess...

Jun 15 2017

DUP deal: Tories 'steadfastly' committed to N. Irish peace process

May is now in talks with Northern Ireland's ultra-conservative Democratic Unionist Party ( DUP ) - which won 10 seats - to forge an informal alliance. While the DUP a...

Jun 15 2017

Gunman dies of injuries after attack on congressional baseball practice

Scalise , the House majority whip, is the No. 3 ranking Republican in Congress, which merits the security detail. Several other people were wounded, including a c...

Jun 15 2017

5 key takeaways from Attorney General Jeff Sessions's testimony

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Tuesday he did nothing improper in meeting twice last year with Russia's ambassador to Washington , and that any suggestion ...

Jun 15 2017

Trump responds to Comey testimony: He's a leaker

In his testimony, Comey detailed months of distrust of the president and bluntly asserted that Trump had fired him to interfere with the probe of Russia's ties to the Tru...

Jun 15 2017

United Kingdom fears the Gulf's Qatar blockade is hurting its people

The cows will meet the demand for fresh milk and dairy primarily in Qatar's capital, Doha . Pakistan, which has close ties with the kingdom but also business ventures ...

Jun 15 2017

Residents warned of fire risks for years

Khan, the London mayor, said questions needed to be answered about the safety of tower blocks after some residents said they had been advised they should stay in their ...

Jun 15 2017

Amnesty criticizes Saudi-led measures against Qatar

The ostensible reason for the blockade - that the Qataris have funded terror - is as easily applicable to Saudi Arabia and other Gulf states. Qatar Airways CEO Akbar ...

Jun 15 2017

Attorney General Jeff Sessions vows to defend himself against 'false allegations'

The attorney general on March 2 recused himself from the FBI investigation into Russia's role in the election, saying he felt he was required to do so because he had ...

Jun 15 2017

California governor named adviser for UN climate conference

Fiji has to deepen trade and defence co-operation with the United States at talks yesterday in Washington DC between Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama and senior USA gove...