Stories about World Media

Sep 12 2017

Airport cancellations mount as Irma rips through Florida

More than 3,800 US flights scheduled for Monday were canceled by late morning, and more than 9,000 since Saturday, according to tracking service FlightAware . While the...

Sep 12 2017

Brazil court suspends part of leniency deal for JBS holding firm

Supreme Court Judge Edson Fachin ordered their arrest on Friday. Batista's detention is another dramatic twist in a saga that has gripped Brazil and raised doubts abou...

Sep 12 2017

Hurricane Jose moving in Atlantic, expected to shift away from Puerto Rico

There are now three hurricanes in the Atlantic. So it's been seven years since it last happened, when hurricanes Igor, Julia, and Karl appeared simultaneously in the At...

Sep 12 2017

German foreign minister equates far-right AfD party with Nazis

Ties between Berlin and Ankara have soured since last year's attempted overthrow of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Germany's strong criticism of an ensuing crackdown ...

Sep 12 2017

Pat Hickey Resigns From International Olympic Committee

The IOC last night issued a statement informing the public of Hickey's resignation. This now vacant post will be filled by election during the forthcoming IOC Session in...

Sep 12 2017

Why tornadoes are among a hurricane's potent threats

Irma killed at least one person in Barbuda and six people in St. Martin after rolling over those islands as a Category 5 storm with maximum sustained winds of 295 kilo...

Sep 11 2017

Rohingya Muslims massacre: Aung San Suu Kyi should not be silent

The organisations are deeply concerned by sustained reports of significant violence and the impact on civilian populations, including the Rohingya community. She [Aung Sa...

Sep 11 2017

More than 3 million without power as Irma churns through Florida

Before Hurricane Irma's full force reached Central Florida thousands of residents along the Space Coast were already without power. Irma is expected to sap demand for...

Sep 11 2017

Is Kate Middleton alright? Prince William gives an update on her health

When Kate was pregnant with Prince George , the pregnancy was announced within a few weeks of the news being confirmed after she was admitted to the hospital in Dece...

Sep 11 2017

California Sues Over Plan to End Dreamer Program

California, home to more than a fourth of all youngsters secured by the DACA program, on Monday turned into the most recent state to challenge President Trump over his ...

Sep 11 2017

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand will co-sponsor Bernie Sanders' Medicare-for-all bill

Harris, a rapidly rising political star, is an upcoming Democratic 2020 contender, along with other single-payer supporters such as Sen. Warren is not the only Democrat...

Sep 11 2017

Pub photograph shows Bake Off's Paul Hollywood in Nazi costume

The 51-year-old said the pictures dated from 2003, when he went to a New Year's Eve party as a character from the 1980s WW2-set BBC comedy series 'Allo 'Allo . "But some...

Sep 11 2017

3 worshippers stabbed in Birmingham church attack

He is detained immediately. The injured are hospitalized. His injuries are not thought to be life-threatening. The incident took place in the new apostolic church in ...

Sep 11 2017

Juventus Plans January Move for Southampton's Virgil van Dijk

Negotiations between the two clubs were complicated after Liverpool were forced to apologize to the Saints after being found guilty of making an improper approach for v...

Sep 11 2017

2 killed as fire engulfs building in Islamabad

According to rescue officials the victims were staffers at a call centre located inside the building. Later, fire tenders doused the flames after two-and-a-half hours of ...

Sep 11 2017

Thousands of People March in Barcelona in Support of Catalan Independence

Around one million people took part in the event, Barcelona's municipal police said in a Twitter post. Among the comparatively wealthy region's grievances is that becau...

Sep 11 2017

McCarthy Wins Emmy for SNL Hosting, Spicer Impression

Despite giving audiences one of the best comedy series to hit TV, Dave Chappelle was never an Emmy award victor until now. McCarthy's portrayal of Spicer was widely p...

Sep 11 2017

Taliban Car Bomber Attacks NATO Convoy

Six U.S. soldiers and three Afghan nationals were wounded when a Taliban suicide bomber rammed his explosive-laden vehicle into a U.S. military convoy in Afghanistan's ce...

Sep 11 2017

Local gas prices rise to highest level in more than two years

The situation is beginning to look up with many refineries either back online or in the process of coming back online resulting in gasoline production ramping back up. Th...

Sep 11 2017

Court Dismisses Melaye's Lawsuit, Asks INEC To Proceed With Recall Process

Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of an Abuja Federal High Court on Monday dismissed the suit by Kogi West Senator, Dino Melaye , challenging his recall process, instituted by his ...