Stories about World Media

Aug 30 2017

US Military Threatens to Bomb Convoy Transferring ISIS Fighters

The evacuation agreement, the first such publicized deal, had already angered many Iraqis who accused Syria and Lebanon's Hezbollah of dumping the militants on the Iraqi ...

Aug 30 2017

DHS warns of 'malicious cyber activity' linked to Hurricane Harvey

Be wary of responding to unsolicited emails and social media posts that purport to link to a relief organization. "They want to help, they want to donate, but they don't ...

Aug 30 2017

President Trump approves Gov. Edwards' emergency declaration request for Louisiana

The state of Louisana will request additional areas of southern Louisana be added to this request, as necessary. "We will do nothing less to support to the people of Texa...

Aug 30 2017

Kenya's Supreme Court Opens Hearings on Presidential Election

Opposition leader Raila Odinga argued the presidential poll was rigged and took his case to the court, challenging the election commission's declaration of President ...

Aug 30 2017

Mattis freezes Trump ban on transgender troops pending review

In a statement on Tuesday evening , Mr. Mattis said that he was establishing a panel of experts, serving within the Pentagon and the Homeland Security Department, who...

Aug 30 2017

Hurricane Harvey rainfall poses a risk to New Orleans

Louisiana also is expected to get doused, and New Orleans in particular is bracing for flooding. While the city's drainage system remains impaired, Landrieu has not...

Aug 30 2017

UAE praises Kazakhstan on uranium storage bank

In Kazakstan this week, the International Atomic Energy Agency is opening a new facility that will serve as a bank for Low Enriched Uranium. The new low-enriched uraniu...

Aug 30 2017

Rain from Harvey reaches Kentucky later this week

A few showers or a period of rain is likely tonight along with a little breeze. We will continue to track it and continue to bring you updates on the timing and rain ch...

Aug 30 2017

Floating fire ants poses additional threat to flood-hit Houston

As floodwaters rise in Houston and its surrounding area, fire ants are staging their own type of evacuation, by floating to safety on rafts made out of their own bodies. ...

Aug 30 2017

Mexico Will Pay for the Wall - 'It May Be Through Reimbursement'

Niinisto said the United States, Finland and Sweden have also conducted training exercises in the Baltic region. On Monday, Trump again said the USA may need to at least ...

Aug 30 2017

IU's Allen sees Ohio State opener as 'breakthrough' opportunity for program

Jackson, however, announced his transfer past year, but Auburn blocked him from pursuing transfers to any SEC school, Clemson, Mercer, Georgia Southern or ... "I expect t...

Aug 30 2017

Hurricane Harvey: Help Those In Need Without Being Scammed

Watch out for requests from fake "victims" or memorial social media accounts. And Shantavia wants to help, too, after she saw a man rescued by helicopter. After Hurrica...

Aug 30 2017

Man encounters storm-displaced cow in middle of Texas highway

After presenting his story to CNN, Mitchell was then provided a satellite phone by the network on which he was able to connect with his father. "I haven't gotten a hold o...

Aug 30 2017

Tillerson Reassures South Korean, Japanese Foreign Ministers After North Korean Missile Launch

Nick Schifrin has our report . The missile, fired from Pyongyang, passed over Japan's northernmost main island of Hokkaido before falling into the Pacific Ocean . ...

Aug 30 2017

Tense Doklam standoff ends; India, China agree to withdraw troops

Wang Yi's remarks came after the countries agreed Monday to pull back their troops from a disputed Himalayan plateau where China, India and Bhutan meet. Though Indian arm...

Aug 30 2017

Fitch Downgrades Qatar Rating To 'AA-'

Qatar's diplomatic and logistical isolation by some of its neighbors led by Saudi Arabia and the UAE continue and their land, air and sea borders with the country remain...

Aug 30 2017

Pakistan suffered a great deal for being a US ally

The rescheduling of Wells' visit was the second such request from Islamabad in less than a week. Abbasi, along with Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif , will visit Washin...

Aug 30 2017

Zion Chapel woman heads to Texas for Red Cross

Donors can also text HARVEY to 80100 to donate $10 to GlobalGiving's Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund . Message and data rates may apply. People can donate by going to re...

Aug 30 2017

Mattress Mack opening more locations for people in need of shelter

Gallery Furniture owner Jim "Mattress Mack" McIngvale has always been known for his charitable actions, according to the Houston Chronicle . He even gave out his perso...

Aug 30 2017

Overseas Pakistanis not been included in census: Chief Census Commissioner

All the reservations that MQM-Pakistan expressed while the census exercise was going on have been proven correct, he said. It said that all provinces had monitoring com...