Stories about World Media

Sep 03 2017

Forecast: Mostly Sunny Labor Day Weekend Brings Just 1 Day Of Showers

The latest major hurricane is still in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean with winds up to 120 miles per hour. Cool temperatures overnight into Friday morning. Highs wi...

Sep 03 2017

The slow but steady rise of Raksha Mantri Nirmala Sitharaman

Nirmala Sitharaman is India's first woman Defence Minister after Indira Gandhi. Following a mega Union Cabinet reshuffle at the Rashtrapati Bhawan, Prime Minister Nar...

Sep 03 2017

Cambodian opposition leader arrested

The case appears to be based on a four-year-old video of Mr. Kem Sokha, in which he says in a speech that he received advice from the United States on how to build an opp...

Sep 03 2017

Wayne Rooney arrested for drink driving, reportedly kisses woman, wife Coleen livid

The Everton star whose pregnant wife Coleen was on holiday 1,300 miles away in Majorca , was arrested on Thursday night while he was driving one Laura Simpson in h...

Sep 03 2017

Beaumont, Texas, loses water supply due to Harvey

The U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency said authorities were "tracking" the collapsed water system in Beaumont and working to distribute meals and bottles of water ...

Sep 03 2017

Donald Trump donates $1m to victims of Hurricane Harvey

The White House later announced that Trump had made a decision to give his first three months of salary to the Interior Department; his second three months worth went to ...

Sep 03 2017

Houston police officer drowns on way to work

The Associated Press is the essential global news network, delivering fast, unbiased news from every corner of the world to all media platforms and formats. In 1994, a pi...

Sep 03 2017

North Korea Brandishes What It Says Is A Missile-Ready H-Bomb

National Security Director Chung Eui-yong said Mr Moon will seek every available measure, including new United Nations sanctions or the deployment of more USA military ...

Sep 03 2017

Trump asks US Congress for $7.85bn for initial Harvey relief efforts

A House floor schedule for next week circulated by Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., indicated that there will be a vote on disaster aid but did not specify when....

Sep 03 2017

Trump May Withdraw From South Korean Trade Pact

North Korea claims to have successfully tested a hydrogen bomb, the country's sixth-ever test of a nuclear weapon and first since US President Donald Trump took office...

Sep 03 2017

North Korea claims to have advanced hydrogen bomb

US President Donald Trump said North Korea had signaled its "contempt for its neighbors" and that " all options are on the table " in terms of a US response. North Kore...

Sep 03 2017

Korea still away from 'red line' despite nuclear test

The apparent test came just hours after it claimed to have developed a hydrogen bomb that could be loaded into the country's new intercontinental ballistic missile. Nor...

Sep 03 2017

US releases 1 million barrels of Strategic Petroleum Reserve

On Friday, as two refineries began to restart and some ports reopened, gasoline futures fell 2 percent and the crack spread RBc1-CLc1 fell more than 5 percent. Tankers ha...

Sep 03 2017

Defusing of WW2-era bomb forces 60000 to evacuate German financial hub

Officials have ordered residents to evacuate homes within almost a mile of the site in Germany's financial capital. As well as residents, more than 100 hospital patient...

Sep 03 2017

Amit Shah set to revamp Team BJP after Cabinet reshuffle

The prime minister will then leave for China soon after that to attend the Brics summit. The others are Shiv Pratap Shukla from Uttar Pradesh, Anant Kumar Hegde f...

Sep 03 2017

Powerful Explosion Detected In North Korea In Possible Nuclear Weapons Test

The East Asia program director at the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies, Jeffery Lewis, said he is not surprised that North Korea has achieved the capabi...

Sep 03 2017

Red Cross St. Louis training volunteers before heading to Texas

More volunteers, including himself, are standing by, waiting to go on deployment. Since 2001, she has reportedly donated a total of more than $5 million toward relief e...

Sep 03 2017

PM Modi does not like being asked questions: BJP MP

Sources have, however, denied reports that Transport Minister Nitish Gadkari could get charge of Railways. Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh and junior ministers...

Sep 03 2017

Unofficial end of summer brings no heat relief in US West

West. California Department of Fire spokespeople say they have no new information on firefighters' efforts to save the grove. A rare heat wave has taken hold of the San...

Sep 03 2017

Nirmala Sitharaman becomes Defence Minister, Suresh Prabhu gets Commerce

Sitharaman takes over the charge of the ministry from Arun Jaitley, who has been taking care of both Finance and defence Ministry for some time now. Nitin Gadkari is ...