Stories about World Media

Jul 27 2017

Jeff Sessions Sued By Medical Marijuana Patients Over Controlled Substances Act

The lawsuit challenges the classification of marijuana as a Schedule I drug because it does not fit the requirements for it, which are high potential for abuse, no medica...

Jul 27 2017

Senate Votes to Advance Health Care Debate

Matters remain in flux at this juncture, and the strangeness of it all permeates the process: Fifty senators voted to open debate on nothing. In the House, Speaker Paul R...

Jul 27 2017

John Boehner: Republicans Will 'Never' Repeal, Replace Obamacare

Speaking at a trade show in Las Vegas , Boehner opened up on the state of modern politics - a condition he helped shape, by the way. "The governors will have more contr...

Jul 27 2017

GE, Invenergy Plan 2000-MW Wind Farm, Largest in US

It will be the largest of its kind in the U.S. when completed, project owner Invenergy Renewables LLC said on Wednesday. When complete, the 2,000-megawatt project in ...

Jul 27 2017

United Kingdom to close doors to European Union migrants soon after Brexit

Lewis told the BBC that "a new system of immigration" would be in place before Brexit as the United Kingdom has a "long term aim" of reducing migration from almost 25...

Jul 27 2017

Mexico travel alert: State Department warns of tainted alcohol at tourist resorts

Since the initial report, the newspaper has been contacted by dozens of other people who have detailed similar claims. "That is definitely a reason for concern". Iberosta...

Jul 27 2017

Job bias law doesn't cover sexual orientation, Justice Department tells appeals court

The department's amicus brief was filed on Tuesday in the case of Donald Zarda , a sky diving instructor who in 2010 was sacked by his employer, a Long Island-based co...

Jul 27 2017

Wednesday weather: Sunny skies and highs around 87

New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Tuesday evening... Ch...

Jul 27 2017

China, Philippines Strengthen Ties, Agree to Increase Cooperation

We sincerely hope so. "They express great umbrage at United States military operations that are conducted within their EEZ [Exclusive Economic Zone]", Admiral Scott Swift...

Jul 27 2017

Scaramucci says White House should act with dignity, like Joe Paterno

Trump's first White House press secretary, Sean Spicer , resigned last week with the news that Scaramucci was being brought on as communications director. "What I'm ups...

Jul 27 2017

Save on back-to-school expenses

The sales tax holiday is now the last weekend in July, instead of the first weekend in August. Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar reminds shoppers they can save money on c...

Jul 27 2017

The Mooch is gearing up to fire a bunch of staffers

Scaramucci said that if there was a reason to go off-camera, he or Sanders would explain why. Similar to Trump , Scaramucci has no prior government experience, as h...

Jul 27 2017

Ahead of Rajya Sabha Polls, Three Gujarat Congress MLAs Resign, Join BJP

Patel filed his nomination for the Rajya Sabha poll on Wednesday. Shankersinh Vaghela had on July 21 resigned from all posts of the Congress. All the three MLAs who hav...

Jul 27 2017

1 dead, 7 injured after ride malfunctions at Ohio State Fair

Governor Kasich said the ride was inspected multiple times by the chief inspector who has 17-year experience, as well as by a third party inspector. David Daniels, the ...

Jul 27 2017

Israel to remove metal detectors from entrance to Jerusalem holy site

Three Palestinians have been killed in street clashes and a 20-year-old Palestinian stabbed and killed three members of an Israeli family in their home in a West Bank set...

Jul 27 2017

Southwest Airlines Selling Seats With Great Views Of Total Solar Eclipse

Users can continue using the GLOBE Observer app after the total solar eclipse is over. Jerit said it is about shining a light on St. Jude during the solar eclipse e...

Jul 27 2017

Israel removes metal detectors from sensitive holy site

The shrine is holy to Muslims and Jews. Such arrangements could include reinforcing Israeli police at the entrances and introducing CCTV cameras with facial-recognition...

Jul 27 2017

Wallabies skipper Moore plans worldwide exit in 2017

Wallabies openside flanker Sean McMahon has signed a two-year deal to play club rugby in Japan and said he would nearly certainly not play in a second World Cup in 2019...

Jul 27 2017

Donald Trump Warns US Senate if They Don't Pass Obamacare Repeal Bill

That is what will pull places like the Mahoning Valley out of economic slumps, Trump said . "We will have growth". The president is promising a " new era of growth, p...

Jul 27 2017

Israeli removal of holy site metal detectors 'not enough'

On Tuesday, the Israel Police posted an image on Twitter , showing that metal detectors had been removed from the entrance to the mosque area. "Now we are awaiting the...