Stories about World Media

Sep 01 2017

Minnesota Obesity Rate Saw Rise in 2016

Alabama and Arkansas tied for third at 35.7 percent. The report also shows that SC had the 12th highest adult obesity rate in the country at 32.3 percent in 2016 - ...

Sep 01 2017

Poroshenko congratulates Ukrainian Muslims on Eid al-Adha holiday

Eid-ul-Adha is a " Sacrifice Feast ", is the second of two Muslim holidays celebrated worldwide each year, and considered the holier of the two. Hosein said Eid Ul-Ad...

Sep 01 2017

Supreme Court Justice Sotomayor in Judge's Chambers at Yanks

That's because Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, a Bronx native and avid Yankee fan, is seated in the Chambers to watch the Yankees take on the Red Sox . Last nig...

Sep 01 2017

My colour is not saffron, tells Kamal Hassan on joining BJP

With talks doing rounds that Kamal Haasan may join politics, the veteran actor on Friday nearly ruled out siding with the BJP by saying "saffron is not my colour". When q...

Sep 01 2017

Harvey shutters one-quarter of U.S. fuel output, and it isn't finished

As of Wednesday evening, up to 4 million barrels per day, or 22 percent of total US refining capacity, is offline following Harvey, S&P Global Platts reported. Harvey cau...

Sep 01 2017

Gas prices in Bulloch County rise due to Hurricane Harvey

The average gas price in Dallas on Thursday was $2.41 a gallon, with prices expected to rise, according to Gas Buddy. Burlington- $2.44/g, up 2.7 cents per gallon f...

Sep 01 2017

NK condemns USA for sending strategic assets over Korea

USA and South Korean defense leaders are today discussing ways to make the alliance stronger in face of continued outrageous acts by North Korea . The allies' "militar...

Sep 01 2017

Trump Demands Wall Funds From Congress, Claiming Mexico Will Pay

President Donald Trump last week indicated at a campaign rally in Phoenix that he would be willing to force a government shutdown if that's what it takes to get Congr...

Sep 01 2017

F1's Fernando Alonso gets 35-place penalty for latest Honda engine change

Not only will their car's pace be lacking, but they have some concerns about reliability as well, with Max Verstappen of the TAG-branded, Renault-powered Red Bull vehic...

Sep 01 2017

PM May seeks to ease Japan's Brexit fears during trade visit

While on a visit to Japan, the British Prime Minister welcomed United Nations condemnation of North Korean weapons testing and said Britain will look to exert more pressu...

Sep 01 2017

Dalit Student Who Fought NEET Exam In Supreme Court Found Hanging

But in NEET, a national test based on CBSE syllabus she is not familiar with, Anitha managed only a percentile of 86. "She would have got a seat as per the Tamil Nadu g...

Sep 01 2017

Trump Administration Settles Case Tied to First Travel Ban

It was the first legal challenge to the original executive order, and had previously succeeded in gaining an injunction on removing anyone from the USA on the basis of th...

Sep 01 2017

Vera Bradley, Inc. (VRA) Upgraded by BidaskClub to "Hold"

TD Securities upgraded IAMGOLD Corp (TSE:IMG) on Tuesday, November 8 to "Buy" rating. The company was initiated on Wednesday, May 4 by Credit Suisse. Citigroup maintained...

Sep 01 2017

Theresa May refuses to rule out military and cyberattacks on North Korea

Traders said North Korea-related concerns may persist and the Nikkei may fall 100-200 points if it happens again. Song had another 70-minute talk with White House Nationa...

Sep 01 2017

Area gas prices up 14 cents in recent days

Prices at the pump are also higher. Flooding from Hurricane Harvey has had a devastating impact on residents along the Texas Gulf Coast. He says Harvey is temporari...

Sep 01 2017

Developing story: Two dead, many trapped as Delhi landfill caves in

The Ghazipur landfill site came up in 1984, and is the oldest of three landfills where Delhi's garbage is dumped. Another bike rider who had fallen into the canal has b...

Sep 01 2017

'This is crazy': Nurse arrested for doing her job

Salt Lake City Police Detective Jeff Payne reportedly asked the nurse, Alex Wubbels , for the blood sample of a driver involved in a fiery auto crash from late July,...

Sep 01 2017

Britain's May attends top security meeting in Japan

The Prime Minister later headed off to watch a game of wheelchair basketball between Great Britain and Australia being held as part of the world challenge cup before meet...

Sep 01 2017

Finland says no fighter deal with Boeing after Trump's comments

That's not to say the President's troubles have been washed away by Harvey's torrential rains: Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller has been quietly issuing subpoenas in rel...

Sep 01 2017

Texas Gov. Abbott Praises Trump Hurricane Response

As Harvey continues to affect Texas, people are also trying to deal with Harvey's aftermath, which unfortunately has revealed that post-Harvey recovery could take years. ...