Stories about World Media

Jun 22 2017

Vice President Pence Lawyers Up

Cullen, a longtime power broker in Virginia's state capital, was appointed by President George H.W. Bush in 1991 as USA attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia. M ...

Jun 22 2017

USA student's death makes Trump-Kim meeting less likely

Joseph Yun, who just returned from North Korea to secure Warmbier's release; Amb. The B-1B's flight here also follows controversial remarks by Moon Chung-in, a special ...

Jun 22 2017

The US military just shot down another Syrian drone

This could out USA and Russian forces in direct conflict. "Australia is anxious about the suspension of the de-confliction line between Russian Federation and the Unite...

Jun 22 2017

Tropical Storm Cindy comes ashore in southwest Louisiana

The storm was centered Wednesday afternoon about 135 miles (215 kilometers) south of Lake Charles, Louisiana and had top sustained winds of 50 mph (85 kph). The storm c...

Jun 22 2017

Senate GOP promises to unveil health overhaul Thursday; votes expected next week

The Senate bill also takes a more gradual cut to Medicaid expansion while making deeper long-term cuts, according to the Post . McConnell may have a tough job ...

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

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...