Stories about World Media

Jun 27 2017

Records tumble as SA beat Pakistan at women's World Cup

Three run-outs, gave Pakistan hope of an improbable success. The South Africans put Pakistan into bat after winning the toss at Grace Road in Leicester. Pakistan h...

Jun 27 2017

Sena Prez claims credit for state govt farm loan waiver

Fadnavis had said that the loan waiver was historic. Interestingly, on Saturday when Fadnavis announced the modalities of the loan waiver, senior Shiv Sena leader and...

Jun 27 2017

Reports of an air tanker crash in Portugal appear to be false

More than 1,000 firefighters and nearly 400 fire engines are still battling to control the flames. He said he believed the fire had been deliberately started, and calle...

Jun 27 2017

Donald Trump says Congress not 'that far off' passing Obamacare replacement

So far, five Republicans now say they will not support the bill as written: Nevada Senator Dean Heller , Kentucky Senator Rand Paul , Texas Senator Ted Cruz , Utah Sen...

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 ...