Stories about World Media

Jun 17 2017

Ireland's first gay prime minister Leo Varadkar formally elected

According to CNN , former party leader Enda Kenny stepped down after being Taoiseach since 2002. Yesterday was a long one for Varadkar who was elected Ireland's ...

Jun 17 2017

Trump may 'terminate' Russia probe's Mueller says president's pal

Laura Ingraham appeared on Fox & Friends Tuesday morning to deride reports from Newsmax CEO and Trump confidante Chris Ruddy that the president is considering ...

Jun 17 2017

Doctors: Scalise arrived at hospital in 'imminent risk of death'

Scott Applewhite, File). "Most importantly, we are forever grateful for the heroism of Special Agents Crystal Griner and David Bailey , who saved the lives of everyo...

Jun 17 2017

Congress plays baseball for charity one day after shooting

Capitol Police officers credited with saving Scalise and others at the field, sustained a gunshot wound to her ankle. Sava was reluctant to predict whether Scalise woul...

Jun 17 2017

London fire: UK Prime Minister Theresa May rushed away from protesters

Firefighters are still searching for victims in the 24-story Grenfell Tower that went up in flames early Wednesday. Senior councillors in Liverpool will hold a meeting ...

Jun 17 2017

Divided Puerto Ricans vote on whether to become USA state

The Spanish-speaking U.S. territory's referendum proposes "the immediate decolonization of Puerto Rico" - just as the bankrupt island is drowning in $70 billion in debt...

Jun 17 2017

Rep.-elect Greg Gianforte of Montana pleads guilty to assaulting reporter

Gallatin County Justice Court Judge Rick West gave Gianforte a 180-day deferred jail sentence. "My intent was not to have you sit in jail", West told Gianforte. Jac...

Jun 17 2017

Legendary batsman Zaheer Abbas urges Pakistan to take revenge against India

Pakistan had started their campaign on a disastrous note with a 124-run defeat to arch-rivals India, but consecutive wins over formidable South Africa and Sri Lanka in t...

Jun 17 2017

Faced with mounting criticism, British PM visits London fire victims

Asma Amla, a volunteer for the charity Muslim Aid, spoke to BuzzFeed News about the work they were doing on the ground. "Funds raised via this JustGiving page, set up by ...

Jun 17 2017

Afghan commando opens fire on U.S. troops, kills 3, wounds 1

American officials say the military has proposed sending an additional 2,000 to 4,000 US troops to Afghanistan , but the number may ultimately depend on how many additio...

Jun 17 2017

Egyptian court demands death for 31 militants after assassination trial

However, Barakat's driver, Nasser Rifaat, who was slightly injured in the attack, told investigators soon after that the prosecutor died after being hit by a vehicle in...

Jun 17 2017

Russian Federation to grant Comey asylum if U.S. persecutes him: Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin said in an interview with U.S. filmmaker Oliver Stone he did not believe in the theory that implicates United States intelligence a...

Jun 17 2017

Verify: Understanding the Russian Federation investigation

While the Republican Trump administration initially said Mr Rosenstein's letter was the reason the president fired Mr Comey on May 9, Mr Trump later said he...

Jun 17 2017

Isolation of Qatar 'inhumane and against Islamic values', says Turkey President Erdogan

Most likely, Qatar will make some concessions to return to the fold. Qatar has however rejected the accusations that it supports extremism, and the country's Foreign Mi...

Jun 17 2017

Understanding Trump: Newt gets it

Despite denying the allegations [VIDEO]on an nearly routine basis, the former host of "The Apprentice" is facing daily an onslaught of criticism over the issue at hand. "...

Jun 17 2017

Would-be gunman launched into Trump tirade before shooting

Hodgkinson, who had been married to her husband for nearly 30 years, said he had "made preparations to leave" by "selling nearly everything he owned from his business". A...

Jun 17 2017

Grenfell Tower blaze: Glasgow removal company overwhelmed with donations for homeless families

More than £1 million has been raised to help those affected as fire tore through the 24-storey building while volunteers and charities helped feed and shelter people who ...

Jun 17 2017

London protests held as anger mounts over Grenfell fire

It added that former prime minister Margaret Thatcher had eased building regulations in 1986, and that a review of laws promised after a council house fire that killed si...

Jun 17 2017

BMO Capital Upgrades Whole Foods Market, Inc

The deal represents a dramatic turn in direction for Amazon, which has offered food delivery through its Fresh service for a decade but has not made a major dent in the $...

Jun 17 2017

SPAN to Air Congressional Baseball Game

A Secret Servicer officer was injured Wednesday evening by a vehicle he was trying to stop from disrupting President Donald Trump's motorcade back from the hospital whe...