Stories about World Media

Aug 04 2017

Matildas stun Brazil to win Tournament of Nations with 6-1 victory

Sam Kerr was taken down in the box, and the referee awarded the penalty kick. Australia added another two goals in the second-half; although the end-to-end action wa...

Aug 04 2017

Senate Panel Approves Bill to Suspend Aid to Palestinians

Sen. Kaine, who voted in favor of the bill, proposed during the committee meeting that the escrow period should be set at two years. The bill, named after an American w...

Aug 04 2017

HBO hack is more serious than it sounds, according to security contractor

Many people have expressed particular concern about our e-mail system. The AP reports that in an email today to HBO employees, CEO Richard Plepler wrote that "we do...

Aug 04 2017

Vice Presidential poll: Venkaiah vs Gandhi tomorrow

Political parties of the opposition faction - BJD and JD (U), which supported NDA's nominee during presidential poll, have chose to back Opposition nominee Gopalkrishna ...

Aug 04 2017

China knocks Trump's tweets: 'Emotional venting' can not become policy

China's rebuke of Mr Trump did not use exclamation marks. In a series of tweets from his personal account, Trump targeted China as well as his political predecessors in...

Aug 04 2017

Japan: Famous Tsukiji Fish Market Evacuated After Fire Breaks Out

The 80-year-old Tokyo market is known for its tuna auctions which supply numerous capital's top sushi restaurants. The fire was in Tsukiji's "outer" market, an area p...

Aug 04 2017

Rex Tillerson: US wants Iran out of Syria

Trump has repeatedly called the report's findings a "hoax" and a "ruse" for Democrats to explain why they lost the election. But its mission was expanded, along with the ...

Aug 04 2017

No visa, no veil? Saudi Arabia may ease rules for tourists

This relaxing of the dress code would be a radical change to the restrictions in place on the deeply conservative mainland, where women are required to wear an abaya in p...

Aug 04 2017

Detroit man charged in university police officer's death

Durham was arrested in March in connection with the shooting of two other police officers. He was found incompetent to stand trial on attempted murder charges in that cas...

Aug 04 2017

Heat, wildfires make Portland's air quality among worst in nation

An Air Quality Alert is in effect until 7 p.m. today. The smoky haze in Portland kept many people indoors Tuesday as the Department of Environment Quality warned the ai...

Aug 04 2017

3 shot at San Francisco's Dolores Park

Law enforcers have asked residents and tourists to avoid the popular hillside park overlooking the downtown while a police operation is under way to find the shooter. Lat...

Aug 04 2017

That clash between Stephen Miller and Jim Acosta and NC connections

But Miller was right - if not in his tone, in his facts. Lazarus originally wrote the sonnet, entitled " The New Colossus ", to raise funds for the statue's pedesta...

Aug 04 2017

Ready to talk to N. Korea: Tillerson

It must be stopped, this nuclear war, because [if] a limited confrontation blows up here, I tell you the fallout, the soil, the resources. Tillerson however expressed h...

Aug 04 2017

Rhythm City actor killed in attempted hijacking

Dumi was a cast member in ETV soapie Rhythm City . "It is with great sadness that e.tv confirms the passing of Dumi Masilela . e.tv sends their condolences to Dumi's ...

Aug 04 2017

China tells India to cease making excuses and withdraw its troops

India will start dialogue with Pakistan the day it stops promoting terrorism against this country, Swaraj said while making it clear that terror and talks can not go to...

Aug 04 2017

ASEAN shows little sign of closing ranks on North Korea

Comprising a telemetry package used for operational testing, the re-entry vehicle travelled approximately 4,200 miles to the Kwajalein Atoll in the Marshall Islands. Twen...

Aug 04 2017

USA bans travel to North Korea from September 1

Tillerson, while addressing the State Department press briefing, said that the USA was not seeking regime change or looking to send its military "north of the 38th parall...

Aug 04 2017

East Bay hills fire that started on Grizzly Peak largely under control

The blaze sent smoke in multiple directions, both over Contra Costa County to the west and toward the Oakland Airport to the south. A fast-moving grass fire that on Wed...

Aug 04 2017

GOP's 'tremendous powers of denial': Senator Jeff Flake's case against Trump

Still, you act as if you can simply tsk-tsk and finger-wag your way through every inflammatory tweet, statement, and action as if the president is nothing more than a nau...

Aug 04 2017

The Secret Service No Longer Has A Command Post Inside Trump Tower

It has ethics watchdogs on high alert and has put government agencies, like the General Services Administration, which oversees the US government's leases, in a challengi...