Stories about World Media

Sep 12 2017

China supports United Nations action on North Korea while urging talks

It follows an agreement between South Korean President Moon Jae In and US President Donald Trump to scrap restrictions on the country's missiles. The conversations we...

Sep 12 2017

Pyongyang Threatens US With 'Greatest Pain' If UNSC Adopts Sanctions Resolution

Beijing and Moscow have called for a resolution that focuses on a political solution and proposed a freeze-for-freeze that would halt North Korean nuclear and missile tes...

Sep 12 2017

Millions huddle in shelters as Hurricane Irma hits Florida

Barts. In a worst-case scenario, the spent fuel could release radiation if exposed to the air, but Scott Burnell of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission said that w...

Sep 12 2017

United Nations approves watered-down new sanctions against North Korea

The UK's United Nations ambassador Matthew Rycroft, who backs "robust" new sanctions, said Thursday that the U.S. proposals to ban all oil imports and textile exports and...

Sep 12 2017

Miami police share photo of Irma looting suspects in jail cell

Despite the shift in forecast models, state officials stressed that the Miami metropolitan area was not out of danger. And they'll first have to drive to the Homestead ...

Sep 12 2017

Irma makes the final approach into Florida

Irma remains a powerful and risky hurricane, with risks of coastal storm surge , flooding, damaging winds, and tornadoes extending north across the peninsula of Florida....

Sep 12 2017

Hurricane Katia strengthens on slow path to Mexican coast

After arriving in Mexico - as all hurricanes do when they hit land - Katia quickly weakened with winds of about 35 miles per hour. National Hurricane Center (NHC) in ...

Sep 12 2017

Tropical Storm Jose forms in the eastern Atlantic

Hurricane Irma isn't the only storm that's roaring in the Atlantic . Even as Hurricane Irma hits the Caribbean as the strongest Atlantic storm ever recorded , the N...

Sep 12 2017

Cloudy morning, then sunny, with highs in the 80s — Sunday weather

Cloudy, with a high near 71. North wind 3 to 7 miles per hour. Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 9pm. Tonight ... Partly cloudy. Chance ...

Sep 12 2017

Barcelona vs Juventus 12 September 2017: UCL Preview and Predictions

Juve open their Champions League campaign at the Nou Camp on Tuesday night. Allegri steered his side past the Spaniards in the quarter-finals of last season's competiti...

Sep 12 2017

UN Security Council unanimously adopts North Korea sanctions

China "unswervingly" works to realise denuclearisation on the Korean Peninsula and to safeguard the worldwide nuclear non-proliferation system, Xi told Trump, according...

Sep 12 2017

Myanmar is urged to address 'spiral of violence' against Rohingya minority

International human rights group Amnesty International (AI) said it had confirmed that Myanmar's military used landmines near the border with Bangladesh after border ...

Sep 12 2017

Georgia Tech-UCF cancelled in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma

Rick Scott's call for public universities in the state to assist with hurricane preparation and recovery, UCF agreed to host up to 1,000 National Guard members and 250 ...

Sep 12 2017

BC Budget 2017: Here Are The Winners And Losers

He noted that the NDP did not win the May election, and can only implement policies with the support of three Green MLAs. But that money was nowhere to be found in its fi...

Sep 12 2017

New Study Reveals the 10 Happiest Places to Live in America

WalletHub ranked states based on 28 metrics ranging from depression rate to amount of sleep to sports participation, safety and income growth. Emotional health, income le...

Sep 12 2017

Hurricane Katia Brings Heavy Rain to Mexico a Day After Quake

The trio of storms closely follow the deadly onslaught by Hurricane Harvey, which drenched the US Gulf Coast with historic rainfall and triggered widespread flooding. The...

Sep 12 2017

Rackspace Goes Shopping, Set to Acquire Datapipe

The acquisition, largest in Rackspace's 19-year history, brings new capabilities and will enable the company to better serve customers of all kinds-globally and at sc...

Sep 12 2017

How LI universities, colleges place on US News' 2018 rankings

Washington's public and private colleges and universities were rated about the same this year as last in the nation's most-watched set of college rankings. For the second...

Sep 12 2017

Hurricane Irma: 6.5 million in Florida lose power, thousands sheltered

WSB-TV is expecting Irma to bring sustained winds of 40 miles per hour and guesting to 60 miles per hour, along with three to six inches of rain that could cause flooding...

Sep 12 2017

Hurricane Irma: Utility companies prepare for major power outages

Much of the state's east and west coasts remained vulnerable to storm surges, when hurricanes push ocean water dangerously over normal levels. Strong river flooding is ...