Stories about World Media

Aug 31 2017

Bush family says their 'hearts are in Houston'; announce aid donations

Those driving to the airports to fly out will need to have a ticket in hand already, however. Local William P. Hobby airport will also be resuming limited service Wed...

Aug 31 2017

Los Angeles Decides To Replace Columbus Day

Los Angeles City Councilmen Joe Buscaino , left, and Mitch O'Farrell each has proposed ideas for how to rename Columbus Day at City Hall. Former California Governor Ar...

Aug 31 2017

Melania Trump heels, to visit the disaster victims in Texas - Gala

Also the six inch stilettos and slacks cut above her ankles, would have kept her heels and trousers out of large rain puddles and low flood water. Yes, Chelsea, she pro...

Aug 31 2017

3 police officers in Sacramento shot, suspects detained

The auto led the officers on a chase to Elk Grove at around 10:30 a.m. where two female suspects were arrested, said Turnbull. Additional officers were already statione...

Aug 31 2017

Hurricane Harvey: Explosion risk at chemical plant forces evacuations

According to Reuters , Richard Rowe - the CEO of Arkema Inc. - told reporters that his company can not prevent the fire and/or explosion, and that it will happen ...

Aug 31 2017

Texas Cares: Donate to help Hurricane Harvey victims

In a disaster, the Red Cross sends volunteers to run shelters, assess damage and run canteens to feed people . The fund passed the goal of $200,000 in the first two ...

Aug 31 2017

Harvey's heavy rains ratchet up flooding fears in Louisiana

More than 13,000 people have been rescued in the Houston area and other parts of Southeast Texas since Harvey inundated the region with torrential rain , accordin...

Aug 31 2017

Local groups help collect donations for Hurricane Harvey victims

The United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team has issued a notice, warning that the Harvey destruction has also attracted cybercriminals and online scammers w...

Aug 30 2017

US Defense Secretary Pauses Ban on Transgender Troops

So Mattis' clarification that "current policy with respect to now serving members will remain in place" is in line with Trump's order. Last year, the non-partisan res...

Aug 30 2017

Statue of Christopher Columbus found beheaded in NY

Joseph Guagliardo, who is chairman and CEO of the Conference of Presidents of Major Italian-American Organizations, told host John Catsimatidis on his Sunday radio show "...

Aug 30 2017

Turkish NGO starts aid campaign for Rohingya Muslims

A series of coordinated attacks by Rohingya insurgents on security forces in the north of Myanmar's Rakhine state on Friday has triggered a fresh exodus to Bangladesh o...

Aug 30 2017

Lights, camera, action! The Ball family's reality TV show premieres this fall

We finally have our first look at the Facebook reality show featuring LaVar Ball and his families - including basketball stars Lonzo , LiAngelo and LaMelo . The ser...

Aug 30 2017

North Korea fires short-range projectiles

Three projectiles were fired from the eastern Kangwon province at around 6:49 a.m. local time, said the Joint Chiefs of Staff. One appeared to have blown up nearly imme...

Aug 30 2017

Prospect Capital Corporation (PSEC) Releases Earnings Results, Misses Estimates By $0.02 EPS

The stock had previously closed at $6.96. About 3.25M shares traded or 14.84% up from the average. Prospect Capital Corporation presently has a consensus rating of "Hold"...

Aug 30 2017

Explained: Why is Mumbai facing heavy rainfall

Talking to ANI , Fadnavis said, "I have talked to BMC disaster management cell and the Mumbai police over the hotline". There is severe water-logging in low lying ar...

Aug 30 2017

No pet left behind: MA animal shelter headed to Houston

They blew up an air mattress and used a one-person kayak to transport their two dogs and cat. "We typically take 50 animals at a time", Blancato said. The Humane Societ...

Aug 30 2017

Attention is on Harvey, but flooding has killed thousands across Asia

In response the IFRC - working with the Bangladesh Red Crescent Society and the Nepal Red Cross - have launched appeals to support nearly 200,000 vulnerable people with i...

Aug 30 2017

Kirkuk Votes To Take Part In Kurdish Independence Poll

In Tuesday's vote, 22 of the 24 present councillors in the 41-member Kirkuk council voted in favour of holding the referendum, said councillor Hala Nur Eddine. Turkish Fo...

Aug 30 2017

Mother drowns trying to save toddler during Hurricane Harvey flooding

Officers pulled the child and the mother into the boat. At some point, the woman was swept into a canal and floated about a half a mile from her vehicle. Officers revea...

Aug 30 2017

11-Year-Old Calls Police On Mom For Drunk Driving

Officers say she was headed home with her son when her erratic driving prompted the child to call the authorities. Washington County Sheriff's Deputy Shannon Wilde sai...