Stories about World Media

Jun 16 2017

Donald Trump blasts reported obstruction probe over 'phony' Russia story

After the heat turned up on President Trump following a report that he was being investigated for obstruction of justice, Sean Hannity called for the ouster of specia...

Jun 16 2017

Apprenticeship pitch could work but faces obstacles

The officials spoke Thursday on condition of anonymity to preview Trump's order. "We will be removing federal restrictions that have prevented different industries from...

Jun 16 2017

Pence reportedly hires his own outside lawyer for Russia questions

Pence will not be using taxpayer dollars to pay Cullen , a person close to the vice president told NBC. The law firm referred questions back to the vice president's...

Jun 16 2017

Nursery school blast which killed eight in China 'caused by home-made bomb'

Only the suspect's surname, Xu, was released and no motive was provided. Investigators said they found bomb-making materials at Xu's nearby residence, and the Chinese c...

Jun 16 2017

At least 30 dead in Grenfell Tower fire, say police

May on Thursday said a public inquiry was necessary to make sure "this awful tragedy is properly investigated ", the Guardian quoted the prime minister as saying. Ry...

Jun 16 2017

Russian Federation ready to host FIFA Confederations Cup, senior official says

At least 17 construction workers have died and many others have faced exploitation and labor abuses while building stadiums for the 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation...

Jun 16 2017

Coach Cal invites Capitol Police officer to Kentucky game

The Congressional Baseball Game, a long time charity game played between Democrats and Republicans is still set to be played on Thursday afternoon in Nationals Stadium in...

Jun 16 2017

DUP deputy leader says no deadline for talks with Conservatives

Devolved government at Stormont, site of the Northern Ireland assembly, broke down in January and has yet to restart. An initial round of talks between May and DUP lea...

Jun 16 2017

Kevin Duran't Doesn't Believe 'Superteam' Label Applies To Warriors

Following the report the team said in a statement that any decision not to visit the president would be premature, since they have not yet been invited to the White...

Jun 16 2017

OR 1st to allow non-binary gender option on IDs

The change became inevitable after an OR judge's decision last June to allow then 52-year-old Jamie Shupe the right to legally identify as non-binary, which was tho...

Jun 16 2017

DJ Khaled, Rihanna, Bryson Tiller are ideal trio in 'Wild thoughts'

The " Wild Thoughts " beat-which was produced by Nasty Beatmakers-features a prominent sample from Carlos Santana's "Maria Maria," with the tempo being just a tad more ...

Jun 16 2017

Corbyn suggests using luxury Kensington properties for Grenfell Tower families

Wellington City Council is on alert as the fire at Grenfell Tower in west London triggers concerns about cladding on high-rise buildings. Those responsible for managi...

Jun 16 2017

Memorial and community events to mark a year since Jo Cox's murder

Mrs Cox died on June 16 past year outside a constituency surgery at Birstall Library after being shot and stabbed by far right extremist Thomas Mair, who was later handed...

Jun 16 2017

London high-rise fire: Cladding may have helped spread blaze

One fire safety expert told i that concerns have existed for years about external cladding systems, which consist of a thick layer of insulation attached to the origi...

Jun 16 2017

Iran says preparing 'proper response' to USA sanctions

A bipartisan bill imposing new sanctions on Iran for its ballistic missile program and its Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps overwhelmingly passed the Senate by a margi...

Jun 16 2017

US Senate votes near unanimously for Russia, Iran sanctions

The Russia sanctions measure was added as an amendment to an Iranian sanctions bill, after a deal was struck between the heads of the Senate Foreign Relations and Banking...

Jun 16 2017

Happy Birthday, Trump! You're Being Investigated For Obstruction Of Justice

In the short letter Trump sent to Comey dismissing him from the FBI , he had thanked Comey for informing him that he was not under investigation. "Further, I have no...

Jun 16 2017

French politicians condemn attack on legislative candidate

Kosciusko-Morizet, whose ancestors were Jewish but who was brought up Catholic, is well-known in France for having served as a cabinet minister under former president Ni...

Jun 16 2017

Expert warns about risks in Irish housing following Grenfell fire

The tower is in the North Kensington neighborhood, a working-class, multi-ethnic area next to some of the richest neighborhoods in Britain. Amid huge praise for the fir...

Jun 16 2017

Trump Blasts "Witch Hunt" Amid Obstruction of Justice Inquiry

Sessions' testimony came in the wake of fired FBI Director Comey's assertion that he believed he was sacked by Trump as part of an effort to influence the agencies' i...