Stories about World Media

Aug 17 2017

Walls go up around Confederate monument in Birmingham, Alabama

Earlier this year, Gov. Kay Ivey signed a bill into law preventing the removal of historic statues more than 40 years old from public spaces, making the removal of the ...

Aug 17 2017

Congratulate your child/ grandchild/ sibling/ friend on A Level results day 2017!

I would strongly advise you to make your intentions clear: if you are only asking about the possibility, then make sure the university is aware otherwise they may confirm...

Aug 17 2017

Confederate plaque removed from Hudson's Bay Store in Montreal

The Hudson's Bay Company has removed a commemorative plaque dedicated to one of the leaders of the Confederate States from its flagship store in downtown Montreal. "We ha...

Aug 17 2017

600 estimated missing in Sierra Leone mudslides

The U.N. said it was evaluating humanitarian needs in the country and that "contingency plans are being put in place to mitigate any potential outbreak of waterborne dise...

Aug 17 2017

Guam Governor Says Trump Told Him North Korea Threats Will Increase Tourism

But Trump's comments did not appear to be backed by significant military mobilization on either side of the Pacific, and an important, quiet diplomatic channel remained o...

Aug 17 2017

Trump says 'we'll see' what happens to his top strategist

Bannon", he told reporters at Trump Tower in NY. Bannon, the former chief executive of Breitbart News , has been blamed for Trump's failure to condemn white nationalis...

Aug 17 2017

Grace Mugabe asks for diplomatic immunity over alleged assault

According to the Diplomatic Immunities and Privileges Act, Ms Mugabe can not invoke diplomatic immunity. Facile Mbalula earlier informed worldwide and local reporters t...

Aug 17 2017

Clear the Shelters event to save cats across the nation

All adoption fees will be sponsored. These two dogs are siblings, brought into the Wise County Animal Shelter as strays. "All About Spay Neuter" is located at 4209 Me...

Aug 17 2017

Russian Ex-Minister Accuses Putin Ally of Framing Him

Mr Ulyukayev was detained on 14 November previous year, moments after Mr Sechin personally handed him the cash in a late-night meeting that, according to prosecutors, was...

Aug 17 2017

'Terrified' white supremacist in Vice mini-doc cries over arrest warrant

At least one YouTuber put together a mashup of the disconnects between the Cantwell we see in the Vice mini-doc and the one we see in Wednesday's video . "We did not ini...

Aug 17 2017

Lionsgate is opening its own movie theme park in S. Korea

Canadian-American film studio Lionsgate is gearing up to bring movies such as " The Hunger Games ", " Twilight Saga" and " Now You See Me " out of the big screen and int...

Aug 17 2017

Assam schools celebrate Independence Day in waist-deep flood waters

We sang the national anthem and Vande Mataram. "Since, small children can't be in water for long, we dispersed the assembly early", Mizanur Rahman , one of the teachers,...

Aug 17 2017

Trump doubles down on Merck attack

President Trump has come under fire on all sides for his reaction to the violence in Virginia, in which a woman was killed and dozens injured when white supremacists a...

Aug 17 2017

India's Freedom Run in London Marks a Spirit of Inclusion and Embrace

A Pakistani vendor paints the color of the Pakistani flag on a girl's face celebrating the 70th Independence Day in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. On the occasion of Pakistan'...

Aug 17 2017

Confrontation with N Korea not imminent: US top officials after Trump's threat

US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping, right, meet on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany, July 8, 2017. Asked about his comments...

Aug 17 2017

Why Pakistan celebrates Independence Day on 14 August, not 15 August?

I was not born when our great leaders were fighting for the freedom of my country, though I am born in independent country India , Bharat, Hindustan, you call it anythin...

Aug 17 2017

Authorities searching for inmates who escaped fire crew near OR border

One escaped Washington prisoner was captured in Portland early this morning, but a second escapee remains at large. The photos and location included in the tweet show the...

Aug 17 2017

Police ID man stabbed at Iowa State Fair, announce arrest

After a grueling day of competition where Mitchell's Audri placed fifth out of seven contestants, he made a decision to take a rest with his heifer pal. Mitchell's moth...

Aug 17 2017

Pressure builds in United States to remove Confederate monuments

Bree Newsome, a civil rights activist who was arrested for pulling down a Confederate flag in SC in 2015, said the law is standing in the way of removing symbols of...

Aug 17 2017

FBI Agent Injured When Flash Grenade Detonates At Federal Plaza

Officials said there was no threat to public safety. "There is no threat to public safety at this time", the Federal Bureau of Investigation said in an emailed statem...