Stories about World Media

Aug 02 2017

Former Thailand PM denies corruption as rice scheme trial reaches closing stages

During her tenure, her administration introduced a scheme to buy rice from farmers at above market prices, store it, and resell it later at a higher price. She was banned...

Aug 02 2017

Top US Democrat urges Trump to block China deals over North Korea

He added that North Korea and the United States "hold the primary responsibility to keep things moving, to start moving in the right direction, not China". He asserted ...

Aug 02 2017

It will soon be Illegal to Text while Walking in Honolulu

Honolulu is the first major American city to put the law into effect, although the town of Fort Lee, New Jersey banned texting and walking five years ago . Looking at on...

Aug 02 2017

Dozens of Retired Generals and Admirals Just Slammed Trump's Military Trans Ban

Thus, he implies that every open or secret transgender soldier is a potential traitor. Not only is the banning of transgender troops unfounded and unconstitutional, Tru...

Aug 02 2017

Europe's biggest oil refinery shut for two more weeks

The British-Dutch oil giant would not confirm media reports that the fire may have been sparked by a short circuit. Part of the refinery remains shut down because the e...

Aug 02 2017

Los Banos Police officers are hospitalized while suspect dies in California

Both the officers were hospitalized at Modesto-area hospitals, where their conditions proclaimed stable at late Monday. A police officer in a deadly struggle with an ar...

Aug 02 2017

NOTA for Rs. polls beenin force since 2014: EC

Patel tweeted after the Election Commission said NOTA would be introduced as an option in the ballot paper. Members of Congress and other opposition parties forced adjour...

Aug 02 2017

Ferrari totaled just an hour after purchase

The Ferrari 430 Scuderia - worth about $260,000 new - lost control, went airborne and burst into flames next to a highway in northern England, South Yorkshire Police sa...

Aug 02 2017

The market capitalization of Realty Income Corporation (O) is at $15.82 Billion

Blackrock has invested 0.01% in Terreno Realty Corporation (NYSE: TRNO ). JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 5,299,990 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock worth...

Aug 02 2017

Donald Trump criticises China after North Korea conducts missile test

This comes just a few days after North Korea conducted an Intercontinental Ballistic Missile ( ICBM) test . The B-1B flight was in direct response to the missile ...

Aug 02 2017

California to release 2018 Obamacare insurance rates amid uncertainty - Eureka Times-Standard

Monthly premiums for California health insurance plans sold under the Affordable Care Act will rise by an average of 12.5% next year. "Californians throughout the state...

Aug 02 2017

Second body cam video of Baltimore cops manufacturing evidence discovered

The incident follows another video from police body camera video from a couple of weeks ago, which showed an officer's alleged mishandling of evidence. Pinheiro was suspe...

Aug 02 2017

IS targets Iraq Embassy in Kabul

Afghan security forces confronted three gunmen for hours before the Interior Ministry announced in mid-afternoon that the attack, in a normally busy business district of ...

Aug 02 2017

Sewage discharged into the Niagara River

The Niagara Falls Water Board (NFWB) has since apologised for causing alarm to residents and tourists. -Canada border, on the the Niagara River, which drains Lake Erie in...

Aug 02 2017

Goodwood Cup proves fruitless for Big Orange as Stradivarius prevails

Lightning Spear, three lengths in arrears of the selection in the Lockinge, has failed to fire since, but we saw on day one his yard aren't averse to pinging in a big-pri...

Aug 02 2017

Taxify partners with Didi Chuxing

DiDi acquired Uber's China business a year ago, leaving the USA online taxi pioneer with a minor stake in DiDi. Aside from buying Uber China's business to consolidate ...

Aug 02 2017

Independent review of building regulations announced after Grenfell Tower fire

The 82 buildings failed the new tests which checked the fire safety of the materials in conjunction with each other. Beds will be moved to other wards within the hospi...

Aug 02 2017

Vogtle nuclear reactor project different from one suspended in SC

The new units have taken longer and cost more than originally forecast, and last week Southern Nuclear took over management of the project from Westinghouse, which fi...

Aug 02 2017

Hamilton crash leaves man in critical condition, 2 teen girls injured

At around 8:30 p.m. Wellington County OPP were called to the intersection of Highway 7 and Wellington Road 29 in response to a two-vehicle collision. Two 15-year-old gi...

Aug 02 2017

Latest White House Leak Proves No One Can Be Trusted

His private thoughts on the state of the conflict were recorded and shared with WIRED Magazine, which released a partial transcript on Tuesday, infuriating the White Ho...