Stories about World Media

Jun 22 2017

Trump demurs on tape recording, House Intelligence responds

President Donald Trump on Friday accused James Comey , the fired FBI director, of lying under oath to Congress, saying he would gladly provide sworn testimony disputin...

Jun 22 2017

Puerto Rican voters support statehood in criticized referendum

Ninety-seven percent of those who cast ballots voted in favor of Puerto Rico becoming the 51st state, but just 23 percent of eligible voters took part. Puerto Ricans have...

Jun 22 2017

French defense chief steps down amid investigation

Macron also named Nicole Belloubet, a legal expert and member of France's Constitutional Court, as justice minister after her predecessor, Francois Bayrou , was forced...

Jun 22 2017

Michigan airport evacuated; officer seen bleeding from neck

According to reports , K-9 units were seen outside the airport as officers inspected vehicles in the auto park. Authorities identified the attacker as Amor Ftouhi, an ...

Jun 22 2017

Russia-US meeting canceled over sanctions

The U.S. Treasury Department said the new sanctions would not be lifted until Russian Federation leaves Crimea. A White House spokesman said on Tuesday that US sanction...

Jun 22 2017

Michigan airport evacuated after police officer injured

FBI agents investigating the stabbing of a police officer in a MI airport Wednesday say it may be an act of terror, NBC News reported . A law enforcement official said...

Jun 22 2017

In Georgia, Handel thanks Trump and reaches out to Democrats

The latest GOP victor is Karen Handel , who won about 52 percent of the vote in Georgia's 6th Congressional District to quell the upstart phenomenon of Jon Ossoff, a 3...

Jun 22 2017

Theresa May faces legal challenge over proposed deal with DUP

Mr Varadkar said he was reassured by the Prime Minister's commitment to make public the terms of any agreement. May said that the Government was "steadfast in our suppo...

Jun 22 2017

Supreme Court Will Hear Gerrymandering Case

At issue is whether Republican lawmakers in Wisconsin drew legislative districts that favored their party and were so out of whack with the state's political breakdow...

Jun 22 2017

Restoring powersharing the priority as Brexit talks begin, says Coveney

Her comments follow warnings by the nationalist parties, Sinn Fein and the SDLP, and the cross-community Alliance Party, that a deal with the DUP would undermine the Go...

Jun 22 2017

Iran and Israel Exchange Warnings

Sharif told The Associated Press that the missile launch reflected Iran's "military power", though Iran has no intention of starting another war. The confrontation repr...

Jun 22 2017

Qatar row: US shifts tone as Turkish troops arrive in Doha

On June 10, Trump alleged that Qatar "has historically been a funder of terrorism at a very high level" - echoing Riyadh's claim that the gas-rich emirate has been fund...

Jun 22 2017

Former homeland security chief to face intelligence panel

Johnson said he doesn't know whether the hacking of the Democratic National Committee's emails and other Moscow-directed interference "did in fact alter public opinio...

Jun 22 2017

Handel first female GOP rep elected to Congress in Georgia

Dingell said Democrats had their "wake-up call " last November, not last night, and recalled that she was warning in the summer of 2015 that President Trump could wi...

Jun 22 2017

Beloved Filipina Singer Charice is Now a Man Named Jake Zyrus

Zyrus joined the cast of " Glee " for the show's second season, playing Sunshine Corazon, a foreign exchange student who joined New Directions and formed a rivalry with ...

Jun 22 2017

UN says 65.6 million people displaced globally

Grandi also called for properly protecting and caring for the world's refugees , internally displaced and asylum-seekers - who now number 22.5 million, 40.3 million, a...

Jun 22 2017

Queen's Speech to be dominated by Brexit says Theresa May

Prime Minister May is still involved in talks with DUP leader Arlene Foster about arranging a pact. This would keep the day-to-day business of government in motion and pr...

Jun 22 2017

Adele surprises London firefighters after deadly Grenfell Tower fire

Some of the people feel they can't seek help because they are terrified they will be carted off to immigration detention. "That was a failure of the state, local and nati...

Jun 22 2017

Champions Trophy 2021 in doubt, ICC mulls 2 WT20s in 4 years

Pakistan have climbed to the sixth position in the ICC Rankings for One-Day Internationals following their maiden Champions Trophy triumph which they achieved by bea...

Jun 22 2017

GOP senators complain on eve of health care bill unveiling

It also removes language restricting federally-subsidized health plans from covering abortions, which may have run afoul of complex budget rules. He also said that the le...