Stories about World Media

Sep 01 2017

UP teacher slaps student repeatedly for not standing up during roll call

She also pushes the child and pulls him by the collar. A teacher was caught on video slapping a student 40 times within the span of three minutes for not saying "presen...

Sep 01 2017

Five city firefighters join rescue teams headed to Texas

Fire department teams also are deployed for 14 days. They plan to stay there until given orders on where their crew is needed to help with Hurricane Harvey relief effor...

Sep 01 2017

Trump pledges $1 million for hurricane relief, White House says

Before taking office, Trump had a history of overstating his charitable giving and taking credit for donations that came from other sources . Local and White House poo...

Sep 01 2017

President Trump Will Visit Corpus Christi And Austin Today

The second option was a politically unsafe one before Hurricane Harvey tore through southern Texas over the weekend and it now looks even riskier. The reality, though, ...

Sep 01 2017

Folt denies white supremacist Richard Spencer space to speak on campus

Brechner's First Amendment Project Director. As of Wednesday evening, they have not made a formal filing. On Wednesday, for instance, University of North Carolina chanc...

Sep 01 2017

Labor Day weekend gas prices expected to increase

Gasoline prices were already trending higher before Hurricane Harvey slammed into the Texas coastline, and prices have only moved higher in reaction to the devast...

Sep 01 2017

YouTuber Elijah Daniel Became Mayor & Banned Straight People from Town

Elijah said he had looked up "the easiest political office" he could hold before contacting towns with his request - and then paying cash to take a short-term job. "Any h...

Sep 01 2017

May says Britain will be able to change trade deals after Brexit

British Prime Minister Theresa May's announcement Thursday that she aims to lead the Conservatives into the 2022 general election has been greeted with mixed responses i...

Sep 01 2017

Labor Day Travel Enforcement Period Begins Friday

In fatal crashes in August during the years 2011-2015, Knox said more than half (55 percent) of the drivers involved who had one or more previous convictions for drunk dr...

Sep 01 2017

Congress switches gears on proposed FEMA cuts post-Harvey

John Bel Edwards requested the declaration in a letter to the White House on Sunday. "We have no idea what the number is going to be [for Harvey]". It's too early to...

Sep 01 2017

Hamilton: I have another six years left in F1

The German now leads the drivers' championship by seven points, and despite having a substantial 92 point lead over Raikkonen, Vettel says they are free to race without t...

Sep 01 2017

Georgia rep threatens Black attorney who wants Confederate statues removed

The exchange began when Georgia's Republican state Rep. Jason Spencer posted a picture of the Jefferson Davis Memorial and Attorney and former state Democratic R...

Sep 01 2017

States asked to set up permanent medical boards for abortion cases

Taking note of the board's report, which confirmed the anomaly and said there was no treatment available, the court on Thursday allowed the woman to undergo medical termi...

Sep 01 2017

UK, Japan to hike pace of sanctions against N. Korea: May

She believes that Chinese pressure would be "the best way" of influencing North Korean leader Kim Jong Un . China has long called for the issue to be resolved through ...

Sep 01 2017

Trump offers flag-waving optimism in visit to Harvey's path

No - we'll leave that to the rest of the media; Texas is getting plenty of coverage. President Donald Trump is still reaching for the right tone to match the vast, ...

Sep 01 2017

OR court rules couple must surgically 'debark' dogs

Six states have banned the procedure under certain circumstances and the Oregon Humane Society mounted a campaign several years ago to outlaw the surgeries in the state. ...

Sep 01 2017

Census shows 73% of Donegal commuters travel to work by vehicle

Commuters in Longford had an average travel time of 26.4 minutes, compared to 25.0 minutes in 2011. There were 1,155 secondary school children walking to school, accoun...

Sep 01 2017

Kiwis divided over getting involved in North Korea conflict

However, South Korean opposition lawmaker Yi Wan-yong has said , "Kim's first child is a son and the second child is a daughter". Dennis Rodman , the former National ...

Sep 01 2017

Manchester United star to stay at Old Trafford despite transfer hype

Last season, under the management of Conte, the 29-year-old attacking midfielder scored 12 goals and provided 5 assists in 41 appearances (all competitions). Even befor...

Sep 01 2017

United Kingdom looking to replicate EU's external trade deals after Brexit: PM May

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called for United Kingdom and European negotiators to provide predictability to businesses as they negotiate Britain's departure from...