Stories about World Media

Jun 27 2017

Republican senator has 'very serious' concerns on USA health-care bill

Over the weekend, progressive groups held "don't take our health care" rallies in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Charleston, West Virginia; and Columbus, Ohio, where Vermont S...

Jun 27 2017

Bob Ferguson disappointed court narrowed travel ban freeze

The Supreme Court now has a chance to permanently strike it down", said Omar Jadwat, director of the ACLU's Immigrants' Rights Project. This includes foreigners who w...

Jun 27 2017

Texas mother charged in deaths of toddlers left in hot vehicle

The Texas Rangers and a special agent with the U.S. Department of Justice Office of the Inspector General interviewed Randolph on Friday and she told them she found t...

Jun 27 2017

Car bomb in Afghanistan targets security forces waiting for pay

No group has claimed responsibility for the brazen attack, but it comes as the Taliban ramps up its nationwide spring offensive despite government calls for a ceasefire...

Jun 27 2017

Getting serious on climate change — The Lancet Countdown

President Trump, a climate-change skeptic, announced earlier this month that he would withdraw the USA from the 2015 pact and its nonbinding carbon dioxide emissions redu...

Jun 27 2017

Obama and family go river rafting during Indonesia vacation

With daughters, Malia and Sasha in tow, the former president and Mrs. Obama arrived in Bali capital, Denpasar on Friday evening. As if their Bali tour wasn't drool-wo...

Jun 27 2017

Senate health bill adds 22 million uninsured, budget office finds

The CBO released its report on Monday, and the numbers weren't pretty. Several Republican senators have said they want to see their bill cover more people than the Ho...

Jun 27 2017

N Korea doubts over South's Olympic invite

President Moon Jae-in made the proposal over the weekend in line with the rare visit of a North Korean demonstration squad to the South for the World Taekwondo Champi...

Jun 27 2017

Saudi closes in on emerging market status as royals reshuffle

The all-but-certain takeover of the throne by Mohammed bin Salman awards vast powers to a young prince who has taken a hard line with Iran and who has led a war in Ye...

Jun 27 2017

Brazil's top prosecutor charges Michel Temer with corruption

Brazil's lower court will assess the case and decide whether or not it should proceed. Temer's office and his attorney, Antonio Mariz, did not respond to requests for ...

Jun 27 2017

US healthcare bill would leave 22 million more uninsured

The number of uninsured would then rise in later years as smaller subsidies to buy private insurance and Medicaid cuts kick in. The plan also would provide an additiona...

Jun 27 2017

State Dept. to Implement Supreme Court Decision on Travel Ban

The two men were part of a community of gay men who fled Iran together and then waited in Turkey for a new home. What about a Sudanese citizen who wants to live with he...

Jun 27 2017

US Republican to withhold consent for arms sales over Gulf dispute

He urged the countries to sit together to stop terrorism and counter extremism. "A lowering of rhetoric would also help ease the tension". "While some of the elements...

Jun 27 2017

May apologizes to Tories for election 'mess'

But after gambling away a majority in parliament in an election she did not need to call, Mrs May needs to unite a disillusioned party around her to not only support her ...

Jun 27 2017

USA warns Syria over 'potential' plan for chemical attack

The statement contained strong language, threatening action if Assad follows through with the alleged planned attack. In an ominous statement, press secretary Sean Sp...

Jun 27 2017

Twenty-two million Americans would lose health coverage under Senate bill: CBO

ET. For the same reason that the Affordable Care Act has the individual insurance mandate: To minimize the likelihood of people only signing up for insurance when they ...

Jun 27 2017

123 dead in oil tanker explosion

Pakistani security personnel inspect the site of an explosion in Quetta on 13 February 2017. The death toll due to Ahmedpur East oil-tanker inferno has reached 157 as t...

Jun 27 2017

Trump welcomes Modi at White House for first meeting

Otherwise, in display of special relations with India , the White House will host a dinner for PM Modi , which is the first for a foreign dignitary by President Trum...

Jun 27 2017

Salem congressman Morgan Griffith was on Alexandria gunman's list

Hodgkinson was shot dead by police during the attack. Andrew Vale with the FBI Washington Field office says the 66-year-old, living out of van, acted alone. Sue Hod...

Jun 27 2017

U.S. top court orders rehearing of cross-border shooting case

According to the Department of Homeland Security, on Wednesday, while Border Patrol was tracking a group of undocumented immigrants, they happened upon a woman who appear...