Stories about World Media

Jun 16 2017

Vladimir Putin jokes about giving political asylum to James Comey

During his annual televised question-and-answer show Thursday, Putin likened Comey to Edward Snowden, a former contractor for the National Security Agency who gained asyl...

Jun 16 2017

Seminole County sheriff's deputy narrowly avoids being hit by suspected drunk driver

Investigators say it happened early Saturday morning while Deputy Smith was helping a man whose auto was parked in the center lane of Red Bug Lake Road. Florida Highway P...

Jun 16 2017

Ohio mom, 2 daughters may have died day before found

Police say the women may have died a day before their bodies were found . "My girlfriend's daughter's boyfriend is in the house", Plymale said in the call. Monday at a ...

Jun 16 2017

Cotswold MP Geoffrey Clifton-Brown reacts to Grenfell Tower fire in London

Firefighters trying to race into the building were protected from the falling debris by police officers who placed riot shields over their heads. Thursday's search for ...

Jun 16 2017

United States attorney general Jeff Sessions to give evidence in Russian Federation 'meddling' probe

Shelby is chairman of the Senate committee Sessions originally was scheduled to testify in front of on Tuesday on matters pertaining to the Department of Justice budget. ...

Jun 16 2017

Play ball! GOP, Dems to battle as 1 - Team Scalise

A statement from the MedStar Washington Hospital Center where Scalise is being treated said the conservative Republican arrived at the facility in "shock" after sufferi...

Jun 16 2017

Congressional shooter's wife: 'I'm sorry that he did this'

He remains in critical condition . "The bullet traveled across his pelvis, fracturing bones, injuring internal organs, and causing severe bleeding", a statement said. ...

Jun 16 2017

Britain, EU to begin Brexit negotiations on Monday

It comes after the Prime Minister apologised to her MPs for the election result, telling them: I got us into this mess and I will get us out of it. European Union off...

Jun 16 2017

Theresa May calls for probe of fatal high-rise blaze

The Grenfell Action Group, a local community organization, had warned about fire safety at the building since 2013, noting concerns about the testing and maintenance of...

Jun 16 2017

White House officials deny claim Trump seeking Mueller firing

Comey was later sacked, with Trump acknowledging that the Russian investigation was on his mind when he chose to dismiss him. The news came the same week as Trump fri...

Jun 16 2017

PM condoles demise of Justice PN Bhagwati

The son of NH Bhagwati, who went on to become a Supreme Court judge, he began his law practice at the Bombay High Court and was elevated to the bench of the Gujarat H...

Jun 16 2017

Lordy: Secret Service says it doesn't have any White House tapes

The Secret Service, which has handled recording systems for previous presidents, responded back to the Journal's Freedom of Information Act request Monday. 'I'll tell...

Jun 16 2017

Jury deliberations at Cosby sex assault trial in third day

Cosby , 79 and almost blind, is charged with three counts of aggravated indecent assault in connection with his encounter with Constand; if convicted Cosby faces year...

Jun 16 2017

GST to have negative impact on oil and gas industry

Note books, domestic LPG, aluminium foils, insulin, agarbatti and a large number of daily use household products will become cheaper under the GST regime set to be rol...

Jun 16 2017

Firefighters yet to fully search London tower destroyed by fire

The fire broke out in the Grenfell Towerafter 1am on Wednesday, which resulted in the death of 17 people and the injury of more than 50. Fire swept through a high-ris...

Jun 16 2017

Puerto Rico, set to become US' 51st State?

Voters in Puerto Rico approved statehood by nearly 97 percent due in part to a boycott of the referendum by the party supporting a continuation of the current commonw...

Jun 16 2017

Putin: fans expect more from Russia's misfiring soccer team

What is then the difference between the Federal Bureau of Investigation director and [Edward] Snowden? "He is not a head of the special services, but a human rights activ...

Jun 16 2017

Southern Baptists adopt resolution denouncing alt-right, white supremacy at annual convention

The alt-right, a movement that includes people who advocate white nationalism, has gained increasing attention in the last 18 months. After the convention voted yes to th...

Jun 16 2017

Gillespie, Northam Win In Virginia Primaries

In the race for November in the Lieutenant Governor's Republican Primary, Upperville senator Jill Vogel captured the vote over Bryce Reeves and Glen Davis, Jr. The stun...

Jun 16 2017

Tillerson Calls for Middle East Countries to Ease the Qatar Blockade

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Qatar must do more to crack down on support for terrorism but that the crisis must not disrupt action against the Daesh. Despite...