Stories about World Media

Jun 27 2017

UK: London Apartment Tower Used Banned Siding in Renovation

Cundy said an investigation will "seek to find out if any crimes have been committed and if so make sure that we do all we can to bring any person responsible to justice"...

Jun 27 2017

Iraqi General: Mosul Battle to End 'Within Days'

Their home collapsed in a bomb attack - leaving relatives buried under the rubble - as Iraqi forces and Daesh militants battle it out over control of the Old City . ...

Jun 27 2017

Corbyn is one of the most popular baby names of 2017

Overall, election-led names are one of the fastest-growing baby trends with a quarter of mums and dads seeing more politically inspired monikers in their area, the resear...

Jun 27 2017

Residents remaining in evacuated tower blocks 'must leave', says council

Not only were they clad with the same flammable material as Grenfell Tower , there were also concerns over gas pipes, insulation and fire doors. At the weekend, the Un...

Jun 27 2017

US warns Assad against chemical attack

Zarif's remarks follow Monday's White House warning that Syrian President Bashar Assad and his military would "pay a heavy price" if they go ahead with the attack. Chem...

Jun 27 2017

Senate health care bill gives $250000 gift to the mega-rich

The overall net effect of the bill would be to reduce the budget deficit by $321 billion , while providing a cumulative tax cut of some $541 billion over the next de...

Jun 27 2017

Supreme Court will hear sports betting case

New Jersey enacted the law in 2014 after an earlier version was struck down in court. New Jersey had repealed its ban on sports wagering and contended it didn't viola...

Jun 27 2017

Virginians holding vigil for slain Muslim teen

Authorities said they arrived at the scene around 8:30 this morning and discovered the fiery remains of the memorial for 17-year-old Nabra Hassanen at the Dupont Memo...

Jun 27 2017

Authorities Refuse Permission To Sikh Couple To Adopt 'White Child'

However, they said they were told not to apply to become adoptive parents because white applicants from Britain and Europe would be given preference. They are further a...

Jun 27 2017

Gay couple sees hope in Supreme Court cake case

In 2012, Lakewood, Colorado bakery owner Jack Phillips rejected a request to create a wedding cake for David Mullins and Charlie Craig , a gay couple marrying in MA....

Jun 27 2017

Modi keeps alive Indian culture in his gifts to the Trump family

Trump, who described Modi as a "true friend!" on Twitter after his weekend arrival in the United States, should find much in common with the Indian leader, with both men ...

Jun 27 2017

State elections delayed Modi's visit to Washington

The first lady joined Donald Trump in welcoming Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the White House earlier in the afternoon and also accompanied them during a m...

Jun 27 2017

White House warns Syria's Assad against chemical attack

Trump ordered the strike on the Shayrat airfield in Syria in April in reaction to what Washington said was a poison gas attack by Assad's government that killed at l...

Jun 27 2017

Portugal firefighters evacuate more towns as forest blaze spreads

There have been no confirmed reports of casualties from any plane crash as the battle against the wildfire continues. Vaz Pinto told reporters the Gois wildfire was "...

Jun 27 2017

Modi meets other US Delegates ahead of meeting with Trump

Trump said USA, in conjunction with India , will target the radical ideology behind terrorism. "We will destroy radical Islamic terrorism", President Trump said. On th...

Jun 27 2017

Pentagon: 'active preparations' by Syria for chemical attack

Mr Assad conducts another mass murder attack using chemical weapons , he and his military will pay a heavy price", he said. Earlier Monday, Trump had dinner with Secre...

Jun 27 2017

CBO: Senate health care bill would lead to 22 million more uninsured

The numbers compare to estimates of coverage under current law, the Affordable Care Act - known as Obamacare - which Republicans have vowed to repeal. "The CBO has co...

Jun 27 2017

French President Macron, PM Philippe approval ratings rise

For those who've missed the previous installments, Trump and Schwarzenegger have been involved in a months-long social media battle. It ends with Macron bringing out...

Jun 27 2017

No más: Trump restores restrictions on communist Cuba

U.S. President Donald Trump signs a document after announcing his Cuba policy at the Manuel Artime Theater in the Little Havana neighborhood in Miami , Florida, U....

Jun 27 2017

Trump travel ban takes effect Thursday

Trump's first executive order on travel applied to travellers from Iraq and well as the six countries, and took effect immediately, causing chaos and panic at airports a...