Stories about World Media

Jun 17 2017

Thirty confirmed dead in Grenfell Tower blaze as fury grows among survivors

London police expect the death toll to rise further but said it could take months to search the burned-out building and identify the victims. May on Friday announc...

Jun 17 2017

UK to step up support for start-ups, infrastructure ahead of EU exit

The debate within Britain's government about how to quit the European Union has been blown wide open by an election that left May without a majority in parliament and...

Jun 17 2017

Minnesota officer acquitted in deadly Philando Castile shooting; victim's family expresses anger

Damn! What is it going to take? When Yanez pulled over the 32-year-old school cafeteria manager, who was in the auto with Reynolds and her 4-year-old daughter, Castil...

Jun 17 2017

US Republican Steve Scalise shows signs of improvement after shooting

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise remains in critical condition after Wednesday's shooting attack but doctors are encouraged by his improvement over the last 36 hours...

Jun 17 2017

Speaker Ryan visits wounded lawmaker at hospital

Just hours after the shooting, her office received a message from someone referring to Scalise being targeted that said "one down, 216 to go". A Capitol Police office...

Jun 17 2017

Trump restores some Cuba penalties, rejecting 'oppressors'

Trump announced the changes Friday during a visit to the Little Havana neighborhood of Miami , Florida. "Acosta said the rollback of Obama policies was hypocritica...

Jun 17 2017

Moran doubts Trump's new Cuba policy puts "America first"

Marco Rubio and Gov. Rick Scott , Trump declared the USA would not lift sanctions on Cuba until it releases all political prisoners and respected the Cuban people's r...

Jun 17 2017

'Scalise took a bullet for all of us'

Scott Applewhite, File). Many are tributes and prayers for Congressman Steve Scalise . Read: Who's To Blame For Steve Scalise Shooting? House Speaker Paul Ryan ...

Jun 17 2017

Trump confirms he's under investigation

President Donald Trump took to Twitter early today to decry a " phony story", after The Washington Post reported Robert Mueller , the special counsel investigati...

Jun 17 2017

Theresa May called a 'coward' after meeting Grenfell fire victims

Near the police cordon where emergency service workers are working to excavate the remains of the block, a vehicle with flowers on the bonnet carried a printed poster of ...

Jun 17 2017

Yankeemetrics: Dingers, runs, wins, oh my! (June 9-11)

The Yankees had Aaron Hicks on second base after a double with one out. Judge hit his major league-leading 19th home run and NY connected five times in all, batterin...

Jun 17 2017

Shot US congressman Scalise improving

The charity game on Thursday night began on a somber note with a prayer and a moment of silence for House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) and three others who were ...

Jun 17 2017

Congressman DeSantis says he's 'lucky' he left baseball practice early

The protests, while sending a strong message to members of Congress, have been mostly peaceful. Democrat Cedric Richmond, a fellow Louisiana congressman, said as many o...

Jun 17 2017

Jury finds Minnesota cop not guilty in shooting of Philando Castile

The video, taken with Reynolds' 4-year-old daughter in the auto, included footage of Castile lying in a puddle of blood after he was struck five times from seven shots. W...

Jun 17 2017

Newt Gingrich: Trump Cannot Obstruct Justice

Of course, it's also possible that Trump did threaten Comey by making it clear that Comey's job depended on the termination of the Flynn investigation. Taking on the sane...

Jun 17 2017

London fire: MPs to quiz minister on safety measures

The police stressed in a statement that "there is nothing to suggest the fire was started deliberately". A specialist fire investigation team has identified what is b...

Jun 17 2017

Russia unveils psychic cat ahead of Confederations Cup

The All Whites are in Group A along with Portugal, Mexico and hosts Russian Federation, who they play in the tournament's curtain raiser on Saturday. It was highlight...

Jun 17 2017

Congressman Shot Is Still in Critical Condition But 'Excellent Recovery' Possible

Scalise is still in critical condition and faces several more operations, but doctors are "encouraged" by his progress. Scalise was shot Wednesday morning when a gunm...

Jun 17 2017

Theresa May Called 'Coward' By Angry Crowd After Pledging Fire Aid

UK Prime Minister Theresa May has ordered a full public inquiry into the fire that engulfed a west London block of flats, killing at least 17 people. Aluminum composi...

Jun 17 2017

Suspect identified in China kindergarten explosion; 8 killed

And on the walls of his residence were the Chinese characters for death and disaster. It wasn't clear whether the blast was an accident or was deliberately set. The off...