Stories about World Media

May 20 2017

Rouhani leads Iran presidential race, expected to win

Iran's president is subordinate to the supreme leader but still powerful with considerable influence over both domestic policy and foreign affairs. The average Iranian h...

May 20 2017

Dem lawmaker gives Trump 'cheat sheet' for first foreign trip

Trump's campaign was marked by his anti-Islamic rhetoric and his administration has twice tried to impose a travel ban on several Muslim-majority countries. While some Mi...

May 20 2017

Trump administration launches NAFTA renegotiations to 'modernize' trade deal by year's end

The senators noted that NAFTA has led to "tremendous growth" in USA trade with Mexico and Canada, and that it has " integrated cross-border supply chains that benefit US...

May 20 2017

Says Who? WaPo, NYT Blast Trump on Comey, Russia Through Anonymous Reports

Trump fired Comey on May 9, a week before reports of the Comey memo emerged. His firing and news reports that Trump had previously asked Comey to stop investigating for...

May 20 2017

Officials Weigh In on Embassy Clash with President Erdogan's Bodyguards

Later, speaking to reporters at the Turkish embassy, Erdogan underlined Turkey's concerns about the YPG, which Ankara regards as an extension of the Kurdistan Workers Par...

May 20 2017

GST rates decided on 1211 items, except gold

A total of 7% of goods have been kept zero rated. Given that consensus is still elusive on the fitment of some items, Taxmann.com Senior Consultant V.S Datey said: "Thu...

May 20 2017

No decision yet on who'll sign 2017 budget ―Lai Mohammed

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo is set to approve of the 2017 budget, according to his senior special assistant on media and publicity, Laolu Akande. Osinbajo by the presi...

May 20 2017

China to hold second 'Silk Road' summit in two years time

India skipped the event in opposition to the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), though most of its neighbours, including Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, atten...

May 20 2017

North Korea takes another American hostage

KCNA said that "a relevant institution" was "conducting [a] detailed investigation" into Kim Hak-song's alleged crimes. "We don't know what he is going to do", Song said....

May 20 2017

Jason Chaffetz leaving Congress on June 30

Chaffetz acknowledged the speculation but insisted to reporters that "the overwhelming driving force" of his resignation was a desire to spend more time with family as he...

May 20 2017

Shares of KMI Now Oversold

About 4.18 million shares traded. The business's revenue was up 8.1% compared to the same quarter a year ago. In other QUALCOMM news, Director Ann M. The legal version ...

May 20 2017

Mattis: Military solution to NKorea would be 'tragic'

U.S. defence chief James Mattis delivered a sombre caution on North Korea saying any military attempts to resolve the crisis would be "tragic on an unbelievable scale". B...

May 20 2017

China says hopes new S.Korean government will correct problems

When Chinese President Xi Jinping called Moon last week to congratulate him on his election, Moon reportedly asked Xi for help in ending the economic retaliation that has...

May 20 2017

Tulsa officer not guilty in fatal shooting of unarmed black man

She said a "cover-up was exposed" during the trial. "I'm going to make sure that I don't rest until we get reforms for this police department in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and we...

May 20 2017

After Special Counsel Named, Trump Reacts: 'Greatest Witch Hunt' In Political History

Trump clearly knew what he wanted to say as he took a few questions at a news briefing with visiting Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos. The President's comment may...

May 20 2017

Comey agrees to testify on Russian Federation

Wittes, who is a friend of Comey and an outspoken critic of President Donald Trump , says that the then-FBI director expressed overt reservations about then-unconfirme...

May 20 2017

Trump told Russian officials that Comey was 'a real nut job'

Instead, Rosenstein just launched "the single greatest witch hunt of a political in American history!" Democrats and Trump's fellow Republicans widely praised Mueller's...

May 20 2017

Festivalgoers beware: 'Unsettled' weekend weather, with rain and thunderstorms possible

Have a good day! Thursday , a 40 percent chance of showers. Sunday should be a little drier during the day with more sunshine and a 20 percent chance of rain into ...

May 20 2017

Trump to offer exclusive contract to service U.S. student loans

Federal financial aid would also see a huge cut under Trump's proposal, and while Pell Grants would remain funded , Perkins loans for disadvantaged students would get a ...

May 20 2017

Trump told Russians pressure off after firing 'nutjob' Comey

Questions about the FBI's ongoing Russian Federation investigation dominated a joint press conference with Colombia President Juan Manual Santos. Comey publicly confirmed...