Stories about World Media

Apr 22 2017

To stall girlfriend from going to Goa, man sends hoax hijack email

Police in India have arrested a man who they say emailed a hoax hijacking plot in an effort to avoid a trip with his mistress. Krishna, a 32-year-old transport agent in...

Apr 22 2017

Police Reveals Picture, Background of Westminster Attacker

London police said that among those injured, two remain in critical condition in hospitals, one of them with life-threatening injuries. Metropolitan Police counterterr...

Apr 22 2017

Pound surge suggests UK election will yield smoother Brexit

Explaining her volte face, Mrs May told BBC Radio 4's Today programme: "When it came to triggering Article 50, around that time it became clear the extent to which the ...

Apr 22 2017

Corbyn: Speculation about my future as Labour leader is 'absurd'

A number of Labour MPs have announced plans to step down, including Alan Johnson, a former home secretary, and Tom Blenkinsop, the MP for the north east constituency of M...

Apr 22 2017

US forces kill Islamic State militant linked to Turkey nightclub attack

Thomas said Uzbeki was "known to interact" with ISIS leader Abu Bakr Baghdadi and helped orchestrate the deadly New Year's Eve attack that left at least 39 club patrons a...

Apr 22 2017

Arkansas execution plan again thrown into doubt

Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge said that a federal appellate court had "denied all requests from inmate Ledell Lee for a stay of his execution", in a Twitter p...

Apr 22 2017

Sterling flat ahead of United Kingdom retail sales data

Against the Hong Kong dollar, sterling was quoted at HK$9.9931 on Tuesday evening, before paring the advance to trade at 9.9673, a six-month high. The pound surged to i...

Apr 22 2017

Applications for US jobless aid rise

This provides additional evidence that the March employment data was negatively influenced by poor weather during the survey week, including a major snowstorm in the Nort...

Apr 22 2017

Abe sends offering to shrine honoring Japan's war dead

Abe did not visit the Shinto shrine on Friday but instead sent a ritual offering, a biannual "sacred tree", according to Kyodo. Abe has visited the shrine only once, in...

Apr 22 2017

Tennessee girl found safe, teacher arrested in northern California

Near the Shasta-Trinity National Forest, Siskiyou County is about 120 miles south of the California-Oregon state line. Siskiyou County deputies searched the area and fo...

Apr 22 2017

With eye on North Korea, China puts bombers on 'high alert'

U.S. President Donald Trump has taken a hard line with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un , who has rebuffed admonitions from sole major ally China and proceeded with nucle...

Apr 22 2017

Policeman killed, two others wounded as terror revisits Paris

The shooting comes just days before first-round votes are cast Sunday in France's closely watched presidential election . The Islamic State (IS) group took the responsi...

Apr 22 2017

7 people arrested in pro-pot demonstration near Capitol

Possession of up to 2 ounces of pot is legal in the District of Columbia, and the demonstration was held on city land rather than federal property in an attempt to comply...

Apr 22 2017

Pres. Trump visits Kenosha for order signing

Agencies are also being asked to suggest changes so that H-1B visas are granted to the "most-skilled or highest-paid applicants". It directs federal agencies to propose...

Apr 22 2017

French candidates boost security ahead of tense vote

He said he was not endorsing Le Pen, but nevertheless called her the candidate who is "strongest on borders, and she's the strongest on what's been going on in France"....

Apr 22 2017

Russian Bomber Planes Spotted 40 Miles From Alaskan Coast

F-22 Raptor jets intercepted two Russian TU-95 Bear bombers in a "safe and professional" manner. A Russian Tupolev Tu-95 turboprop-powered strategic bomber flies above ...

Apr 22 2017

NY mayor says violence claims are wrong

The jurisdictions until June 30 to provide evidence to the federal government that they are not violating any laws. "Failure to comply with this condition could result ...

Apr 22 2017

Hundreds of Palestinians held by Israel launch hunger strike

Barghouti is considered to be Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' successor. Israeli occupation forces attacked protesters using rubber bullets and teargas to supp...

Apr 22 2017

North Korea parades military weapons, but no nuke test

The display featured what appeared to be a new long-range missile and two new types of large missile canisters. The United States has warned that a policy of strategic ...

Apr 22 2017

Sentence next for Volkswagen in US diesel emissions scandal

Justice Department and will hold another hearing on April 21. U.S. District Judge Sean Cox of the Eastern District of MI accepted the plea agreement, resulting in VW's ...