Stories about World Media

Aug 08 2017

Cloud hampers view of lunar eclipse

There's no sunlight for solar panels in the path of an eclipse to collect. A partial lunar eclipse is when the earth moves between the sun and moon and a small part o...

Aug 08 2017

Barack Obama's birthday celebrated by IL with public holiday

The opposition to making Obama Day a legal state holiday cited the fact that other former presidents affiliated with IL, such as Ronald Reagan and Ulysses Grant, didn't...

Aug 08 2017

Trump is working hard from home but not on vacation

A White House official said Trump's plans for Bedminster included meetings with aides and lawmakers. But even though it looks like a vacation and sounds like a vaca...

Aug 08 2017

Widespread objection to Brigitte Macron position

Last month, Mr Macron promised to transform France and give its citizens more power in petitioning to get important topics discussed in parliament. This comes after a...

Aug 08 2017

Russia's Lavrov, US's Tillerson to meet August 6-8

A cease-fire brokered by the USA and Russian Federation in southwest Syria has shown how the countries could work together. Russia itself has closed this channel on...

Aug 08 2017

City officials: Too much rain, too fast for pumps during torrential downpour

Heavy weekend rainfall in New Orleans overwhelmed the municipal pump stations - leaving parts of the community flooded - and some officials say they're not satisfied wi...

Aug 08 2017

Little League Slugger Hits Bomb Into The Trees

Look at them watching in awe as the ball clears the trees and lands in the woods behind the outfield sitting area. But it's video of one of the players hitting a monste...

Aug 08 2017

U.S. cop points gun at passenger for 9 minutes during traffic stop

According to the Washington Post , police pulled over the vehicle along U.S. Route 101 after he noticed the auto going some 85 miles per hour, the Campbell Police Depa...

Aug 08 2017

Despite Killings, Baltimore Ceasefire Leaders Say Spirit of Event Will Continue

The practice started about two years ago, with participants walking two to three miles in certain neighborhoods, stopping where people were gunned down and saying a praye...

Aug 08 2017

Toddler killed in Merthyr Tydfil crash named

Neighbours living near the tragedy said they heard the girl had been hit by a vehicle. Paul and his wife Gemma are said to be "devastated" - she was at home looking aft...

Aug 08 2017

Bloomington mosquito pool tests positive for West Nile Virus

OPH is urging residents to protect themselves from bites by applying Health Canada-approved repellent containing DEET or icaridin to exposed skin and clothing, wearing ...

Aug 08 2017

Former Chiefs honored in several Pro Football Hall of Fame speeches

It isn't a dream. On the heels of Taylor's speech, special teams got some love with Andersen becoming just the second placekicker ever inducted into the Pro Football H...

Aug 08 2017

McGregor has improved 'phenomenally' in camp, says coach

Ultimate Fighting Championship superstar Conor McGregor received "a few slaps" in a street fight against a drug dealer while growing up in Dublin, the aggressor has rev...

Aug 08 2017

Be More Aware of Motorcycles During Sturgis Rally

The goal of the campaign is to bring awareness to motorcycle safety, as we see an increase in motorcycles traveling through the state of Wyoming. The South Dakota Hig...

Aug 08 2017

US Pressure, Economic Ties Behind ASEAN Warning to North Korea

While engaged in talks with sea claimants, China has ignored the Philippines' global arbitration victory that invalidated its sweeping claims to the resource-rich wat...

Aug 08 2017

Justice faults Democrats for his switch to Republican Party

Administration officials, he said, have had discussions with vulnerable Senate and House Democrats. Back in 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down an OH law prohibiti...

Aug 08 2017

Sen. Jeff Flake says GOP should have stopped Trump's 'birther' push

During an interview on NBC's Meet the Press , Flake said one of his regrets over the past few years is that the GOP didn't do enough to stem the tide of birtherism. It w...

Aug 08 2017

ASEAN Foreign Ministers Express 'Grave Concern' over N. Korea

Differing expectations between Beijing and ASEAN of what the code of conduct should look like also likely mean the negotiations will be anything but straightforward. T...

Aug 08 2017

9/11 victim's remains identified 16 years after attack

On Monday, almost 16 years later, the New York City Medical Examiner's Office confirmed one more victim. The medical examiner was previously limited by technology in its ...

Aug 08 2017

Israel to strip Arab attacker of citizenship for first time

An Israeli court revoked the citizenship of an Arab-Israeli man over his terrorism conviction - reportedly for the first time - in a stabbing and car-ramming attack. In J...