Stories about World Media

Sep 02 2017

New texting while driving ban in effect

Drivers using their phones to text, read, or send any electronic message behind the wheel, are now in violation of the law. Brownwood News - Drivers in the Brownwood ...

Sep 02 2017

Addicks & Barker Reservoirs To Be Released; Voluntary Evacuation Issued

Because of that, the release from Addicks Reservoir had been slated to start at 2 a.m. Monday, and from Barker Reservoir a day later. The downpour from Harvey unleashed...

Sep 02 2017

Labor Day Bridge Walk text updates available this year

The walk across the five-mile span begins at 7:00 a.m.in St. Ignace and all walkers must start their trek by 10:00 a.m. While the walk is free, there is a $5 charge to ri...

Sep 02 2017

Firefighters in California make progress on wildfire despite heated conditions

The lightning-sparked fire has burned about 80 square miles (207 kilometres) and is about 40 miles (64 kilometres) south of the festival. Cal Fire investigators arreste...

Sep 02 2017

Caleres, Inc. (NYSE:CAL) Experiences Heavier than Average Trading Volume

The company had revenue of $677 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $668.85 million. American Century Companies Inc. now owns 47,556 shares ...

Sep 02 2017

Trump's unsent letter to Comey is now in Mueller's hands

Trump's lawyers insisted the president has the constitutional right to fire the Federal Bureau of Investigation director for any reason and that Mueller was an admitted l...

Sep 02 2017

House Speaker Paul Ryan breaks with President Trump after Joe Arpaio's pardon

The announcement came as Trump hunkered down at the Camp David presidential retreat while millions along the Texas coast braced themselves for Hurricane Harvey's impact...

Sep 02 2017

Start healing with symbolic gesture of removing statues

I think the mob is winning and that bothers me. It is important that we understand that and learn their full history, both good and bad, and work to not repeat their mist...

Sep 01 2017

Tropical Storm Lidia Crosses Mexico City, Hits Luxury Resorts

The National Hurricane Center (NHC) noted that a Hurricane Watch is in effect for Baja California Sur from Puerto Cortes to east of La Paz, Mexico. Mexican authorities ...

Sep 01 2017

Candid? Yes. Presidential? Not so much. Voters describe Trump

Setting issues aside, a majority (58%) say they do not like the way Trump conducts himself as president, while 25% have mixed feelings about his conduct. Trump's precur...

Sep 01 2017

Trump has pledged $1 million to Harvey relief, White House says

About $5.5 billion will go to FEMA, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, which is rapidly burning through cash as the primary agency handling disaster relief. it's hu...

Sep 01 2017

New Zealand Heads for Topsy-Turvy Election, With Housing, Immigration in Focus

National fell three points to 41 percent, its lowest poll result since 2005, while support for the newly invigorated Labour party jumped six points to 43 percent, after a...

Sep 01 2017

Pyongyang 'sentences to death' reviewers of British book on North Korea

North Korea doesn't take criticism very well. The book, titled "North Korea Confidential" in English, is based on interviews with North Korean defectors, traders, and...

Sep 01 2017

Trump Defends Kelly After Report About President's Frustration With WH Officials

And by some accounts, Kelly's boss hates it. Politico published a piece on Wednesday, quoting a source close to the president saying his mindset in recent weeks is "the...

Sep 01 2017

Obama's 2018 expenses will cost American taxpayers $1.1million

His budget request for 2018 surpasses that of George W. Bush's request by more than $100,000 and is almost $200,000 more than the budget request from Bill Clinton. His pe...

Sep 01 2017

President Donald Trump Slams US Media Again

Sanders said the president intends to return to the Southwest on Saturday to view flood damage with stops possible in Houston and Lake Charles, La. At least 38 people h...

Sep 01 2017

Theresa May Refuses To Rule Out Military Action Against North Korea

May, who is in Japan on an official visit, is reportedly only the second foreign leader to attend a meeting of the National Security Council after Australia's then-prime ...

Sep 01 2017

Syria's Assad gives Eid prayers near seized Islamic State pocket

More than 300 militants and their families were in the convoy of buses after vacating the Lebanon-Syria border as part of a Hezbollah-negotiated deal to transport them to...

Sep 01 2017

TURNBULL: If North Korea starts a war, it will lose it 'instantly'

In another joint declaration, the two countries said they will work with others in the global community to further strengthen pressure against the Democratic People's Re...

Sep 01 2017

Damien Chazelle Readies a Musical Drama at Netflix

It sounds conceptually similar to La La Land , but with more nonwhite characters. Chazelle is executive producing the series and will also direct two episodes. In term...