Stories about World Media

Sep 07 2017

Trump returns to Harvey-hit Texas

In Houston, no poorly built or badly maintained federal government levies broke open, instantly flooding whole neighborhoods with sea water up to their rooftops and killi...

Sep 07 2017

Congress Faces a Tense Agenda, With Little Margin for Error

Senate Republican leaders want to use the Federal Emergency Management Agency funding measure to suspend the nation's debt ceiling past the November 2018 elections, and p...

Sep 07 2017

How the decision to end DACA affects "Dreamers"

In addition to DACA, Congress will have to raise the debt ceiling, ensure government funding beyond the end of the month, renew key federal programs and come up with an a...

Sep 07 2017

In Final Primary Debate, de Blasio Again Defends His Record

During the second debate, hosted by CBS 2 News at the CUNY Graduate Center in Manhattan, the candidates fielded questions about key issues facing New Yorkers, including p...

Sep 07 2017

Fate of Abu Salem, others to be decided today

Dossa, who had been held responsible for acquiring weapons used in the attacks from Pakistan, had died on June 28. Siddiqui was convicted under Section 3 (3) of the TAD...

Sep 07 2017

Suu Kyi says Myanmar working to protect Rohingyas

Turkey said it will start the first foreign deliveries of aid on Wednesday to northwestern Myanmar , where hundreds of people have been killed and almost 125,000 have...

Sep 07 2017

Fire evacuation ordered in Glacier National Park

Fire crews understood the significance of the lodge and were ready to protect it, fire information officer Diane Sine said. "We don't know the intensity of the fire", s...

Sep 07 2017

With Irma Already Looming, Another Tropical Storm Forms in the Atlantic

If Irma's center marches north directly over Florida's eastern coastline, former hurricane hunter Jeff Masters says high winds and storm surges could turn the Gold Coast ...

Sep 07 2017

Oakland task force heading to Florida to help Hurricane Irma victims

Hurricane Irma , right now a Category 5, is hitting the Caribbean with a forecast track that takes it right down the center of Florida or along the eastern coast of the S...

Sep 07 2017

Trump Sides With Democrats on Interim Debt-Limit Fix, Harvey Aid

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, overridden by Trump during the meeting, said he would bring the deal to the Senate floor for a vote. The GOP leaders had no heads ...

Sep 07 2017

Katia now third hurricane in tropics; forms in SW Gulf of Mexico

National Hurricane Center (NHC) said in its latest advisory on Tuesday. The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer or MODIS instrument that flies aboard NASA's ...

Sep 07 2017

Putin on phone with South Korean president about North Korea

However, he called for dialogue and warned against other actions that could escalate the crisis. "All of this could lead to a global planetary catastrophe and a great n...

Sep 07 2017

Candidate Touts Being 'White' as a Qualification for North Carolina Mayor

Bottom line: After the election of Donald Trump , a white supremacist running for mayor in Charlotte, North Carolina, thought that listing "white" as a qualification for...

Sep 07 2017

Korea, Japan call for beefed-up pressure against NK

The two met in Vladivostok, Russia, on the sidelines of a regional economic forum their leaders were attending. Moon and Abe agreed that now is the time to pile on the ...

Sep 07 2017

Explosion reported at East Chicago post office

Fire Chief Anthony Serna says a post office employee was injured during the incident. A postal employee inside had minor injuries, he said. The employee has been tran...

Sep 07 2017

Tropical Storms Jose, Katia Could Become Hurricanes

The National Hurricane Center said the storm is expected to drift to the southwest tomorrow, and may strengthen. At 5:00 p.m., the centre of Tropical Storm Jose wa...

Sep 07 2017

Rep. Schiff: US Can't Push China Too Far on North Korea

Moon, the son of North Korean refugees, has continued to seek dialogue even as he bolsters South Korea's defences. Russian Federation condemns North Korea's nuclear ...

Sep 07 2017

USA proposes United Nations ban on oil to N. Korea and asset freeze

The resolution also would authorize all member states to inspect North Korean cargo vessels on high seas and report the details of the ship and the inspection to the Unit...

Sep 07 2017

North Korea's nuclear programme 'threatens entire worldwide community'

Trump , in his separate phone calls to Theresa May and Malcolm Turnbull yesterday, ruled out any talks with North Korea over its nuclear weapons programme, it said. Vassi...

Sep 07 2017

JetBlue offers $99 flights for Hurricane Irma evacuees

The hurricane's "extremely unsafe core" is headed over parts of the Virgin Islands on Wednesday, passing near Puerto Rico and then the Dominican Republic, the United S...