Stories about World Media

Jul 29 2017

Turkish court frees 7 newspaper staff, keeps 5 in jail

The hugely controversial trial in Istanbul of 17 writers, cartoonists and executives from the Cumhuriyet daily newspaper on "terror" charges - ridiculed as absurd by su...

Jul 29 2017

McCain's Odd Definition of 'Leading the Fight to Stop Obamacare'

It was a result that may have been hinted at earlier in the week. Sen. John McCain , R-Arizona, gets a hug from Genie Giao Nguyen, who came to wish him a speedy recove...

Jul 29 2017

Sprint Approached Charter About Possible Merger

Charter's market capitalisation, at $94.6 billion, is much larger than Sprint, which closed trading valued at $32.8 billion on Friday. Those talks put the merger talks of...

Jul 29 2017

US Navy Fires Shots Near Iran Vessels, Media Says

This is the latest in a series of encounters involving the two navies. The frigates iranian "have nevertheless continued their mission while the aircraft carrier the am...

Jul 29 2017

Trump pushes out Priebus, names Kelly WH chief of staff

The image began to get some notice as Anthony Scaramucci , the new White House communications director, launced a twitter, TV and online attack denouncing Reince Priebu...

Jul 29 2017

Russian Federation retaliates against new USA sanctions

The Kremlin on Monday warned that new USA sanctions on Russian Federation would hit the interests of both sides as Congress gears up to approved fresh punitive measures. ...

Jul 29 2017

Hall of Famer Webb ahead over at Ladies Scottish Open

Webb's 75 was 10 shots worse than her opening round, but the Australian was not too downhearted given the strong winds which made scoring hard. "I looked at the scoreboar...

Jul 29 2017

Trump in Current Mess Because Jared Thought Dems Would Applaud Comey Firing

Trump wants Mueller out the door alongside Attorney General, Jeff Sessions , but if this goes through the President's request will not be met. When it was learned that ...

Jul 29 2017

Trump's new chief of staff John Kelly 'won't suffer idiots and fools'

Trump tweeted: "I am pleased to inform you that I have just named General/Secretary John F Kelly as White House Chief of Staff". Reince Priebus has resigned as White...

Jul 29 2017

EU Takes Legal Action Against Poland Over Controversial Judicial Reforms

The European Commission on Saturday launched an "infringement procedure" against Poland over parts of controversial judiciary reforms . "We regret that Timmermans, wit...

Jul 29 2017

Frustrated House GOP to begin five-week recess

The vote held early Friday morning was 49-51. The failure left Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell with no clear options moving forward. In a statement after t...

Jul 29 2017

US Senate boxes Trump in a corner with new Russian Federation sanctions

On Thursday, the Senate voted overwhelmingly to approve a bill imposing new economic sanctions on three countries - Iran, North Korea and Russian Federation. "The messa...

Jul 29 2017

Putin cements Russia's presence in Syria

The Senate vote followed the passage of a House bill earlier this week to punish Russia, Iran and North Korea for various violations by each of the three U.S. The two cou...

Jul 29 2017

Lavrov tells Tillerson Russia ready to normalize relations with US

On Thursday, the Senate voted overwhelmingly to approve a bill imposing new economic sanctions on three countries - Iran, North Korea and Russian Federation. The legislat...

Jul 29 2017

Paul Ryan Praises Priebus, Congratulates Kelly as New WH Chief of Staff

On Wednesday, after a dinner with Trump and Fox News host Sean Hannity, Scaramucci tweeted to say he would be contacting the Federal Bureau of Investigation about the...

Jul 29 2017

Trump heads to New York towns hit hard by gang violence

In a speech in Iowa last month, he said, "We are moving them out of the country by the thousands, by the thousands". The gang has become a focal point in the national imm...

Jul 29 2017

Vladimir Putin : President says Russian Federation will respond to 'insolence' of United States sanctions

The Senate backed the bill , which also imposes sanctions on Iran and North Korea, by a margin of 98-2 with strong support from Trump's fellow Republicans as well as Dem...

Jul 29 2017

US Senator John McCain returning to Arizona to begin cancer treatment

USA senator John McCain has criticised "bombastic loudmouths" who "don't want anything done for the public good" as he cast a crucial vote in the Republican drive to ...

Jul 29 2017

Utah man charged in federal court in wife's cruise ship death

She was found in their cabin and was pronounced dead by medical personnel at approximately 9:20 PM Wednesday night. "The man asked Manzanares what happened, and the sus...

Jul 29 2017

Finnish president comments on new United States sanctions against Russian Federation

Before Trump's decision to sign the bill into law, Sen. In addition, Washington will have to guarantee a cutback in its staff before September 1, so that its amount...