Stories about World Media

Jun 15 2017

London high-rise fire death toll rises to 17

Volunteers and celebrities including pop star Rita Ora helped through the night to get urgent supplies to the desperate victims as three appeals raised more than £1mill...

Jun 15 2017

Congressional baseball game to go on despite yesterday's shooting

Scott Applewhite). Joe L. Barton of Texas and Democratic Rep. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana and four others were wounded before Capitol Police of...

Jun 15 2017

London fire death toll at 17

Witnesses described hearing screams for help from people trapped on the upper floors of the block as flames engulfed the building, which contains 120 flats thought to be ...

Jun 15 2017

Verizon to incur $500 million in pre-tax costs from Yahoo deal

Yahoo now has 200 million unique monthly visitors to its sites. On Friday, the remainder of Yahoo not acquired by Verizon will be renamed Altaba Inc, a holding company ...

Jun 15 2017

Reuters photographer: PM May arrives at burnt tower block in London

The remains of Grenfell Tower, a residential tower block in west London which was gutted by fire on June 14, 2017. Earlier, the singer and former X Factor judge said ...

Jun 15 2017

AG Sessions: Accusations of Collusion 'False,' 'Appalling and Detestable'

Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) during the Senate hearing, as the latter interrupted Sessions several times to press him on his responses and ask follow-up questions. Se...

Jun 15 2017

Bernie Sanders Condemns Shooting At Congressional Baseball Practice

Sanders stated while in House that Hodgkinson had volunteered on his campaign. The shooter - identified as 66-year-old James Hodgkinson , an apparent supporter of ...

Jun 15 2017

Varadkar confirmed as Ireland's first gay prime minister

Vasant Varadkar, Leo's distant cousin from Sindhudurg district of coastal Maharashtra , said, "We have shared our feelings and wishes with Leo's father Ashok". Describ...

Jun 15 2017

IOM, Niger authorities rescue 92 abandoned migrants

And last June, the bodies of 34 migrants, including 20 children, were found in the Sahara Desert near Niger's border with Algeria. The rescue of the illegal migrants in t...

Jun 15 2017

Jeff Sessions denies secret meeting with Russian Federation envoy

After Comey's testimony, Trump said he had been vindicated because his former FBI director confirmed telling Trump on three occasions that he was not under investigatio...

Jun 15 2017

Terry McAuliffe calls for gun control after baseball shooting

He is in critical but stable condition at George Washington Hospital. "Nobody. Nobody had guns ", Trump said at a Texas rally following the Paris terrorist attacks i...

Jun 15 2017

Senator Bernie Sanders Issues Statement on Shooting of Rep. Scalise

The charges were later dismissed. Court records reviewed and obtained by NBC News show that Hodgkinson was charged in 2006 with assaulting his girlfriend. Over on#Fox...

Jun 15 2017

'Frosty' Exchange? Comey Confronted Lynch over Clinton Probe

On June 13, Trump took to social media to accuse Lynch of allowing partisan bias to impact her decision making during the DOJ probe. The president tweeted early on Tu...

Jun 15 2017

US Protects Al-Tanf Camp in Eastern Syria

US -backed rebels are fighting to oust Islamic State fighters from their last two major bastions - Mosul in Iraq and the Euphrates River valley near Raqqa in Syria - ...

Jun 15 2017

Trump being investigated on possible obstruction of justice

Sessions appeared before the Senate intelligence committee as part of its investigation into possible ties between Trump campaign officials and Russian Federation. ...

Jun 15 2017

Jeff Sessions Testified Before the Senate Intelligence Committee

In the gaggle on Air Force One on Tuesday, White House deputy press secretary Sarah Sanders said the President wasn't able to watch "much of it", but from "what he did ...

Jun 15 2017

Sailor missing from United States warship in Japanese waters found

An extensive search-and-rescue effort was suspended Sunday. Knight said the crew of the Shiloh continued their search on the ship after the search was suspended. His aw...

Jun 15 2017

Adele Lends Support To Grenfell Tower Residents, After Devastating Fire

Meanwhlie, firefighters have not been able to conduct a comprehensive search of the block of flats because it is not safe for them to walk to the edges of the building, t...

Jun 15 2017

Trump 'under investigation' by special counsel

In recent days, Trump has reportedly been mulling the idea of firing Mueller , who DOJ Deputy Director Rod Rosenstein appointed in the subsequent chaos of the Comey ...

Jun 15 2017

31 killed in Somalia attack

The United States mission to Somalia said numerous victims had been breaking their daily Ramadan fast when the attack began. The statement says the Muslim holy month ...