Stories about World Media

Sep 12 2017

Irma spins up funnel clouds, tornado in Florida

The hurricane warning along the Florida coasts are now a tropical storm warning . "Just because that it might be at tropical-storm strength doesn't mean this storm isn...

Sep 12 2017

Hope Hicks tapped for White House communications director, officially

The White House says Hope Hicks now holds the job on a permanent basis. She worked for Matthew Hiltzik's firm Hiltzik Strategies, based in NY, and she was assigned to the...

Sep 12 2017

Dozens of dogs abandoned, left unable to escape as Irma bears down

According to Tucson News Now, 49 dogs and two cats were found in a two-day period in the area by humane authorities. As Hurricane Irma makes landfall in Florida Sun...

Sep 12 2017

Katia makes landfall on Mexico's Gulf coast, weakens to tropical storm

Martin. Hurricane Jose in the open Atlantic , some 1,610km east of the Caribbean's Lesser Antilles islands, could become a Category 3 and eventually threaten the U...

Sep 12 2017

Hurricane Jose Forms In The Atlantic, East Of Hurricane Irma

The eye of Irma passed over Antigua and St. Martin early Wednesday and then continued northwest with maximum sustained winds of 185 miles per hour. It's the third majo...

Sep 12 2017

Texans Regroup after Hurricane Harvey

Hurricane Irma , now a Category 1 storm with top sustained winds of 85 miles per hour, was battering Orlando early Monday morning after lashing southern Florida and m...

Sep 12 2017

Putin and Moon condemn N.Korea over missile test

Abe made the comments after holding talks with Putin on the sidelines of an economic forum in Russia's eastern port city of Vladivostok. Putin said that whipping up mil...

Sep 12 2017

Georgia, South Carolina plan evacuations as Irma nears

About 800 flights had been canceled at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, which remained operational Monday as its staff monitored storm conditions with ...

Sep 12 2017

North Korea: EU mulling sanctions, South Korea, Japan coordinating more sanctions

As for energy, it caps Pyongyang's imports of crude oil at the level of the last 12 months, and it limits the import of refined petroleum products to 2 million barrels a ...

Sep 12 2017

Mexico rushes aid to millions after a powerful quake

Shortly after the hurricane struck the Houston area and the magnitude of destruction was beginning to be realized, Mexico offered an array of services to help with the re...

Sep 12 2017

Hurricane season: Harvey followed by Irma, followed by José, then Katia

Both hurricanes formed after Hurricane Irma - a deadly category 5 storm that has become the strongest ever recorded in the Atlantic . Far to Jose's west is Hurric...

Sep 12 2017

Banke Muslims call for end to Rohingya crisis

Muslim religious leader Maulana Jamal Ahmed Kadari said the crisis in Rakhine concerns everyone who champions human rights. Thousands of Rohingyas have already fled t...

Sep 12 2017

Irma brings floods to Florida, Georgia coast

The danger from the storm has not yet passed. "Here is Miami International Airport", he wrote. Water also filled The Battery, the downtown Charleston neighborhood where...

Sep 12 2017

Three active hurricanes at once: Katia forms in the Gulf

They use the Saffir-Simpson scale, and it sorts tropical cyclones into categories 1 through 5, with 5 being the most risky. Hurricane Irma was one of the three hurr...

Sep 12 2017

WTI may break higher as storms limit crude processing

Brent, the global benchmark, rose 46 cents, or 0.9%, to $53.85 a barrel. Hurricane Irma had knocked out power to almost four million Florida homes and businesses on...

Sep 12 2017

Music prodigy Karan Joseph from Bengaluru ends life in Mumbai

The mobile phone of the deceased is being examined and his social media profile is also being analysed. "Joseph has been staying at his friend Rishi Shah's apartment at...

Sep 12 2017

South Korea deploys USA anti-missile launchers amid clashes with protesters

While Putin reiterated Moscow's opposition to new sanctions against North Korea , he told reporters he had assured South Korean President Moon Jae-in that Moscow condemn...

Sep 12 2017

Moon toughens stance in phone calls with leaders-INSIDE Korea JoongAng Daily

Tensions over North Korea's nuclear program intensified this week after Pyongyang's boast Sunday that had it successfully tested a hydrogen bomb that could be mounted...

Sep 12 2017

USA calls for Monday vote on new North Korea sanctions

Security Council Sanctions Committee found North Korea nuclear facilities at Yongbyon, the test site at Punggye-ri and a uranium mine near Pyongsan are active, Voice of...

Sep 12 2017

After US compromise, UN Security Council strengthens N. Korea sanctions

North Korea's embassy in Lima declined comment. China is North Korea's main ally and by far its biggest trading partner, including for oil shipments. Although the resolu...