Stories about World Media

Jun 22 2017

Vermont House blocks consideration of marijuana bill

Of that, $5 million would be dedicated to programs in schools. NY could soon be a state that allows patients with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) legal access to ...

Jun 22 2017

Tusk holds out hope that Brexit can be reversed

But EU leaders say that before trade talks can begin they want to work out three other issues. Our aim is to have one week of negotiations every month. "This first sessio...

Jun 22 2017

Di Maria agrees to deal in Spain over tax fraud

Angel Di Maria risks going to jail if he doesn't pay the sum of 1.76 million pounds for tax fraud which he has accepted to be guilty of. The prosecutor recommends a ...

Jun 22 2017

More refugees than ever forcibly displaced in 2016

Lebanon still has the highest number per capita (one in six people). The figure of 65.6 million comprises three important components. Over the years various countries...

Jun 22 2017

Democrats call secret health care talks outrageous

Collins, a moderate Republican from ME, said she wanted to read an assessment by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office on its impact on cost and insurance cover...

Jun 22 2017

U.S. special forces aid Philippine troops in battle for Marawi

Sindac said they were trying to get in contact with around 65 more police officers assigned from Lanao del Sur and Marawi City. It is unclear whether the pro-American...

Jun 22 2017

No 'wider plot' suspected in Michigan airport stabbing

Michigan State Police spokesman Lt. Dave Kaiser speaks to media at Bishop International Airport in Flint, Mich ., Wednesday, June 21, 2017, after a police officer was...

Jun 22 2017

Trump Obstruction Of Justice Confirmed By Intelligence Heads To Special Counsel

The idea that the president might have tried to enlist one part of the intelligence community to slow down a federal probe being conducted by another part is a serious ch...

Jun 22 2017

China's dog meat festival opens despite ban rumours

Rescuers reported dogs and cats were crying out in pain as they lay crammed into rusty cages, and numerous animals close to starvation and suffering from disease. Here'...

Jun 22 2017

Mohammed Bin Salman wins support of Riyadh's 'allegiance council'

Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif congratulated Mohammad bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud on appointment as the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, here on Thursday. "Prin...

Jun 22 2017

Australia says to resume air strikes in Syria after Russia threat

On several occasions in recent weeks, warplanes of the US-led coalition have also struck pro-regime forces to prevent them advancing from the Al Tanf garrison in southeas...

Jun 22 2017

US airport stabbing investigated as terror; Canadian charged

He also said that Ftouhi shouted, " Allahu Akbar "or" Allah is the greatest", before unleashing the attack on Officer Jeff Neville using his 30 cm knife at the Bishop I...

Jun 22 2017

USA president confirms he is under FBI investigation

While Rosenstein has some supervisory responsibilities for the FBI's investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 election and whether any Trump aides conspired with t...

Jun 22 2017

Washington Mulling Travel Ban on All Americans To North Korea

He now requires no supplemental oxygen, and he shows no signs of infection or dysfunction of major organs, aside from his brain. He said Otto "is not in great shape rig...

Jun 22 2017

Could dangerous toothpick crossbow craze be new fidget spinner?

Parents have called for the toys to be banned out of fears that someone will be seriously injured. The crossbows fire toothpick is strong enough to rupture cardboard, ...

Jun 22 2017

Tropical Storm Cindy: Child dies on Alabama Coast

Between Wednesday and Thursday morning, the storm could bring up to 12 inches of rain to some coastal areas of Texas and Louisiana. Energy analysts, however, noted the ...

Jun 22 2017

US emphasizes shared concerns with China

Portman says the officials indicated they would relay his request to free University of Virginia student Otto Warmbier (WORM'-bir), who had been held almost a year at...

Jun 22 2017

European Union says Brexit citizens issue not about 'generosity'

Mr Trump's "America First" approach and dismissive remarks about the EU and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation have and bolstered calls for the European Union to take on ...

Jun 22 2017

Puerto Rico votes in favor of USA statehood

The referendum coincides with the 100th anniversary of the United States granting USA citizenship to Puerto Ricans, though they are barred from voting in presidential...

Jun 22 2017

Russian Diplomat: Probable that IS leader killed in May

He stressed that the "information is now verified through various channels". On Wednesday evening explosions that were blamed on Islamic State levelled the Nuri mosque ...