Stories about World Media

Jun 18 2017

Foster wants 'sensible' Brexit, says DUP 'ready to dance' with SF

The 1998 Good Friday Agreement commits the United Kingdom and Irish governments to demonstrate "rigorous impartiality" in their dealings with the different political trad...

Jun 18 2017

European Union impatient for Brexit talks amid United Kingdom post-election chaos

May has dismissed calls to resign following the dismal election result after calling a vote three years early in the hope of bolstering her slim majority, only to actuall...

Jun 18 2017

Aamer Sohail backtracks on match-fixing allegations against Pak team

Virat Kohli squashed all doubts, if at all there were any, about what his playing XI will be against Bangladesh on Thursday. India's thumping win over South Africa an...

Jun 17 2017

No plan to sack Russian Federation probe head Robert Mueller: US justice official

House Speaker Paul Ryan said on Tuesday he would be "surprised" if President Trump fired Robert Mueller and encouraged him to allow the special counsel to "do his job...

Jun 17 2017

Increasing threats unnerve lawmakers rattled by shooting

It's an attack which sent several to the hospital including two Capitol police officers and Congressman Steve Scalise . (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). She also ...

Jun 17 2017

Massachusetts Democratic Party fails to pass resolution calling settlements 'obstacles to peace'

Roughly 500,000 Israelis now live on more than 100 Jewish-only settlements built in the West Bank and East Jerusalem since Israel occupied the territories in 1967. "N...

Jun 17 2017

President Trump: Scalise "In Some Trouble". Praying For Victims

One day after a gunman opened fire at a Republican congressional baseball practice, shooting House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and three others, lawmakers took the fiel...

Jun 17 2017

After Mueller Meeting, Senate Intel Committee Won't Probe Obstruction

Trump, who hired his own lawyer last month to represent him regarding probes by the special counsel and congressional committees, continued his harsh criticism of the inv...

Jun 17 2017

58 presumed dead in London tower fire

As a result, it was hard to be sure precisely how many remained to be accounted for. Police had previously put the death toll at 30. There is simmering anger in the m...

Jun 17 2017

United Kingdom queen visits London fire volunteers as locals plead for answers

He also said the last flames had finally been extinguished, two days after the fire broke out early Wednesday in a working-class enclave of the wealthy Kensington distric...

Jun 17 2017

GOP, Dem governors call for changes in House health bill

One cornerstone tax that could remain is the net investment income tax, which imposes a 3.8 percent surtax on capital gains, dividends and interest, the sources told th...

Jun 17 2017

Brexit talks start Monday. The UK still lacks a plan

British Prime Minister Theresa May has called on the European Union to issue a sweeping, reciprocal guarantee of rights for British expatriates living in the European U...

Jun 17 2017

Still critical, Rep. Steve Scalise to undergo more surgeries

A shooting on Wednesday morning in Alexandria, Virginia, has brought a flood of prayers from politicians and communities who are united in faith following the attack. Dem...

Jun 17 2017

US congressman's condition improves but still critical after shooting

Scalise was fielding ground balls at second base when he was shot at a practice for the annual Republicans-Democrats baseball game. The bullet damaged blood vessels, bo...

Jun 17 2017

FBI Finds 'Hit List' On Body of Alexandria Shooter

In 1998, Russell Weston of Valmeyer killed two U.S. Capitol police officers and wounded a tourist in a shooting at the U.S. Capitol. Congressman Steve Scalise (R-Louisi...

Jun 17 2017

A Year After Brexit Vote, More People View EU Favorably

That gives time for Barnier to brief European Union leaders who meet later in the week in Brussels for a two-day summit on the first round of discussions. "As we enter ...

Jun 17 2017

Grenfell Tower: 58 people missing and presumed dead in London tragedy

Commander Stuart Cundy of the Metropolitan Police told a press conference the number may change but those believed to have died when the London tower block went up in...

Jun 17 2017

Mistrial Declared In Bill Cosby Sexual Assault Case

The defendant's reputation is not on trial in a sexual assault case . "Everybody knows you, Mr. Cosby ", the questioner countered. The portion of Constand's testi...

Jun 17 2017

US Prez being probed for possible justice obstruction

Trump's decision to go after Rosenstein sparked widespread speculation in Washington that he may dismiss the deputy attorney general in yet another attempt to get past ...

Jun 17 2017

House Whip Steve Scalise shot during congressional baseball practice; gunman dead

Rep. Steve Scalise , the third highest-ranking Republican in the House of Representatives, is still in critical condition after undergoing his third surgery Thursday mor...