Stories about World Media

Sep 01 2017

Kansas teams to help with Hurricane Harvey search and rescue

Several search-and-rescue teams will be gathering in Texas over the next few days. The teams will provide basic medical care, transport services, water rescues and supp...

Sep 01 2017

Houston police chief: 2000 people rescued in Harvey recovery efforts

He drove into an underpass and drowned in floodwater. Mayor Sylvester Turner said Houstonians should celebrate Perez's life, and be proud of the work he did. The po...

Sep 01 2017

Security Council renews mandate of United Nations peacekeeping force in Lebanon

The United Nations' peacekeeping mandate in southern Lebanon, in which Ireland is heavily involved, has been renewed and strengthened but only after further personalise...

Sep 01 2017

David A. Clarke Resigns As Milwaukee County Sheriff

Opponents had called for his resignation after four people died at his jail in a matter of months, though the sheriff dismissed the criticisms as "fake news". "This is cr...

Sep 01 2017

Iran adhering to nuclear deal with world powers, United Nations watchdog says

In a televised interview later in the day, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani also rejected the demands, saying "regulations dictate our relations with the (International A...

Sep 01 2017

'One way or the other, Mexico will pay for wall'

A pair of House Democrats had sought the investigation over phone calls Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke (ZIN'-kee) made to the senators. "The real number, which will be ...

Sep 01 2017

ENERGY TRANSFER PARTNERS (NYSE:ETP) Analyst Coverage

During the latest trading session Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. (NYSE: ETE ) stock went up with a prior 52-week high of $20.05. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500....

Sep 01 2017

Possible star-studded telethon next month for Hurricane Harvey relief

Bun B says he'd like Trump on the September 12 telethon - which will be broadcast on CBS, NBC, ABC and FOX from 8-9 PM - but only in 2 configurations. The event would be...

Sep 01 2017

Gareth Ward MP targeted by hotel massage 'scammers'

Mr Ward told Australian media that he had booked a "normal, standard massage" through a local website for $100. 'Look I contacted someone who I thought was a masseur ...

Sep 01 2017

Charlie Hebdo Cover Mocks Hurricane Harvey Victims As Neo-Nazis

At least 38 people have been killed as a result of the devastating floods and that number was climbing as water receded, revealing the storm's terrible toll, officials we...

Sep 01 2017

Trump administration orders three Russian diplomatic facilities in United States closed

The State Department announced Thursday that the consulate, along with a facility in New York City and one in Washington, D.C., must be shuttered by September 2. The cons...

Aug 31 2017

UP CM Yogi Adityanath to contest Legislative Council by-polls

Adityanath said there are vast possibilities for startup projects in the state and in order to realise the concept of "ek Bharat-shreshth Bharat", schemes like Startup In...

Aug 31 2017

Man faces terror charge over Buckingham Palace attack

Mohiussunnath Chowdhury, 26, appeared at London's Westminster Magistrates' Court wearing grey track top and bottoms, speaking to confirm his name, age and address. Mohius...

Aug 31 2017

Hundreds gather at North Dakota state Capitol for Lafontaine-Greywind vigil

A full report is not expected for weeks. Greywind had ties to Rolette County, and many from the area headed to Fargo to aid in her search. Hoehn has allegedly told po...

Aug 31 2017

Two million Muslims begin Hajj pilgrimage in Mecca

It has opened several new health centres this year and run simulations to practise emergency response. "I am also thankful to the Saudi Haj Authority for assisting and ...

Aug 31 2017

S Korea, Japan agree to increase pressure on DPRK to "extreme" level

Theresa May was speaking in Japan during a trade visit and called the most recent missile test over Japan "illegal and provocative". May arrived in Japan yesterd...

Aug 31 2017

Oklahoma gas prices holding steady in wake of Harvey

So far this week DE already has seen gas prices go up by 10 cents and Maryland isn't far behind seeing a 9 cent hike. Following Hurricane Katrina in 2005 , prices...

Aug 31 2017

India will work closely with Switzerland on Black Money Says PM Modi

Prime Minister Modi recollected his visit to the country past year in the run up to the plenary session of NSG and urged closer continued cooperation in this sphere. He s...

Aug 31 2017

Bihar Politician's Son Rocky Yadav Guilty Of Killing Teen, Says Court

According to police, Aditya and his friends had overtaken Rocky's SUV while returning from a birthday party. "It has been a gruelling 16 months, waiting for justice", s...

Aug 31 2017

Anti-Daesh Operation in Marawi Enters 'Final Stages' - Duterte

Clashes between Philippine security forces and the insurgents have claimed more than 600 lives. Abella however clarified that while the Philippines is willing to accept...