Stories about World Media

Jun 21 2017

Congressional Black Caucus turns down Trump invitation

But multiple CBC members said they were put off that she signed the invitation as "the Honorable Omarosa Manigault ", saying she hasn't earned that title nor has she hel...

Jun 21 2017

Water-dropping plane crash reported in Portugal

The official death toll was updated by a lieutenant of the Republican National Guard (GNR). The blaze appeared to have been brought under control on Tuesday, only for i...

Jun 21 2017

Crewe crane collapse: Three people trapped after construction site incident

Emergency services including an air ambulance have been scrambled to the leisure park following the incident at 4.30pm. The condition of the other two trapped victims rem...

Jun 21 2017

DUP talks not going as 'expected' and deal 'not imminent'

There will be bills to protect consumers by reducing motor insurance premiums, to boost transport infrastructure and turbocharge our space industry. "Her failure to rea...

Jun 21 2017

Queen's Speech includes pledge to 'tackle discrimination based on sexual orientation'

Mrs May has excluded the explicit pledge to reduce immigration to the "tens of thousands", despite saying she wanted to achieve this by the end of this Parliament. But th...

Jun 21 2017

United Kingdom government's priority is to win best possible Brexit deal

Prime Minister Theresa May had said she would approach policy with "humility and resolve" after failing to win the 326 seats needed to secure a majority in Parliament, an...

Jun 21 2017

Brussels station attacker was Moroccan, 'known to police'

A witness who was inside Brussels Central Station during the incident said he heard two explosions and then heard someone yell " Allahu Akbar " twice followed by heavy ...

Jun 21 2017

Putin critic Alexei Navalny among hundreds held over anti-Kremlin protests

Although city authorities had agreed to a location for the Moscow protest, Mr Navalny called for it to be moved to one of the city's main thoroughfares. According to...

Jun 21 2017

Record 65.6 million people displaced worldwide

The figures, released ahead of World Refugee Day on Tuesday, showed that a full 10.3 million of the world's displaced people fled their homes a year ago alone, includ...

Jun 21 2017

US Republic Karen Handel avoids upset in key congrssional election in Georgia

Republicans have gone four-for-four in special congressional elections under Trump, and that record is not surprising. "Everybody does better being closer to [Trump] tha...

Jun 21 2017

Seattle Police Shoot And Kill Pregnant Woman In Her Home

An African-American mother was fatally shot by Seattle police Sunday morning after she called them for help. Family members told the paper that the woman was seve...

Jun 21 2017

Palestinian killed upon stabbing attack at Israeli soldiers

Israel has served up plans for thousands of homes across the West Bank in the first announcement of settlement construction since President Donald Trump urged a buildin...

Jun 21 2017

Senator: US at risk of military conflict with Russia and Iran in

A US warplane shot down an armed drone linked to Syrian regime forces, the Pentagon said Tuesday, the latest in a series of incidents between USA -backed forces and the...

Jun 21 2017

US send supersonic bombers in Korean Peninsula post Warmbier's death

They were joined by Japanese and Korean F-15s performing two separate bilateral missions, the official said. The drone took off from Kumgang County in the North's easte...

Jun 21 2017

Australia Halts Airstrikes in Syria Over Russian Threats

At the same time, two U.S. officials told CNN television that an American F-15E fighter shot down drones on Monday, June 19, 55 kilometers from the border of the de-c...

Jun 21 2017

Queen Elizabeth II leaves out Donald Trump visit to Britain from speech

Lawmakers will have to approve the speech in a vote, expected on June 29 that will be a de facto vote of confidence. Though the queen reads the speech every year, Brit...

Jun 21 2017

White House Pressure on China Grows Over North Korea

The White House is considering banning USA citizens from traveling to North Korea in the wake of 22 year-old college student Otto Warmbier's death. Warmbier had plann...

Jun 21 2017

Trump Returns To Iowa And Unhappy Independent Voters

Among Republican voters in the poll, a majority - 54 percent - want the party to work with Democrats. Lee went on to say the bill is being written by a group of staffer...

Jun 21 2017

Chances of Trump meeting with North Korea's Kim narrowing - White House

President Donald Trump said Tuesday that Warmbier's death after his lengthy detention in North Korea was a "total disgrace" and that if the college student had been ret...

Jun 21 2017

United States student's death makes Trump-Kim meeting less likely

And in a tweet days after his meeting with President Xi Jinping in April, Trump had said, "I explained to the President of China that a trade deal with the U.S. The cor...