Stories about World Media

Aug 15 2017

Australian Minister: 'I'd find it hard to work with Labour'

Julia Gillard was forced to seek an alliance with crossbenchers in 2010 when Labor won only 72 seats after she ousted Kevin Rudd as Labor leader. "Needless to say, I wa...

Aug 15 2017

US, South Korea to Stage Huge Military Exercise despite North Korea Crisis

The United States is ready to use the "full range" of its military capabilities to deal with North Korea , the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff told South Korean le...

Aug 15 2017

Korean, US defense chiefs to hold first talks in late August

But, in contrast, one week earlier, Vice President Mike Pence told The Wall Street Journal that the right strategy doesn't involve "engaging North Korea directly". The te...

Aug 15 2017

Good Question: What Are The Hate Groups In The US?

The number of hate groups focused on Muslims increased dramatically over the last half-decade, jumping after the GOP electoral wave in 2010 and then tripling over the pre...

Aug 15 2017

Mattis: US would 'take out' any NKorean missile aimed at US

Next week's start of U.S. During an inspection of the North Korean army's Strategic Forces, which handles the missile program, Kim praised the military for drawing up a...

Aug 15 2017

Gray: Confederate statues to be removed

The vote, Mr Gray said , was already in the works. According to CNN , Morgan served in the Mexican-American war and fought for the Confederacy until he dropped dead...

Aug 15 2017

Oregon Attorney General advises consumers to beware of "fake" eclipse glasses

A total solar eclipse takes place when the moon passes between the sun and the Earth in flawless alignment, blocking out the light of the sun in the process. While you ...

Aug 15 2017

President Trump condemns 'repugnant' hate groups, including KKK, neo-Nazis

Saying " racism is evil", President Donald Trump condemned the KKK , neo-Nazis and white supremacists , calling them "criminals and thugs". A woman was killed an...

Aug 15 2017

Death toll from Charlottesville violence rises to 3

At one point, police appeared to retreat and then watch the beatings before eventually moving in to end the free-for-all, make arrests and tend to the injured. Three peop...

Aug 15 2017

Central Intelligence Agency chief: Korea not 'imminent

It came amid a sharp rise in rhetoric between the United States and North Korea . American military bases occupy almost 30 per cent of Guam's land, including the And...

Aug 15 2017

Make it Monday: DIY safe Solar Eclipse viewer

During this astronomical event the skies will darken from one side of the U.S. (Oregon) to the other (South Carolina) as the moon's shadow crosses the Earth's surface. It...

Aug 15 2017

Local candlelight vigil held for Charlottesville victims

Heather Heyer , 32, died when a racist drove his vehicle at speed into a group of demonstrators opposing a rally staged by the Ku Klux Klan and other white supremacists i...

Aug 15 2017

Family denounces son who participated in Charlottesville rally

On Monday, Tefft's father posted a letter in the Fargo Forum newspaper , saying that the family rejects his son's worldview and actions, adding that they've been threa...

Aug 15 2017

Portland rally rejects Charlottesville white nationalists

U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King bemoaned the violence and message of the rally the morning after the events in tweets posted on Sunday. The community membe...

Aug 15 2017

Devoutly Catholic Guam celebrates Mass amid N. Korea threat

Officials haven't raised the U.S. territory's threat level even after Pyongyang laid out plans to strike near the island in the coming weeks, Guam Gov. He would lash ...

Aug 15 2017

Dunford: US military option ready if sanctions…

Any new military conflict with North Korea would likely escalate quickly to the use of nuclear weapons, bringing catastrophic casualties and an untold economic impact w...

Aug 15 2017

Rallies denounce hate in wake of Charlottesville

He went to Virginia with a the group Refuse Fascism. Although Blair walked away with just a scraped arm and a bruise on her leg, Martin attended the memorial service for ...

Aug 15 2017

Protesters pull down Confederate statue at old Durham County courthouse

In 1924, the Confederate statue was dedicated to Durham. The crowd was initially small but steadily grew to include more than 100 people. "No KKK! No Fascist U.S.A.!" a g...

Aug 15 2017

BC NDP government stopping contentious grizzly bear trophy hunt

Donaldson said the ban is supported by the majority of people in the province. For the protected Great Bear Rainforest on the northern coast of BC specifically, the b...

Aug 15 2017

Tiki Brand Slams Torch-Bearing White Supremacists On Facebook

While white supremacists have used tiki torches in the past, namely to protest the removal of the Robert E. Lee statue back in May , the torches' roots are far from ...