Stories about World Media

May 23 2017

Unbowed Le Pen looks to parliamentary votes

The National Front (FN) candidate suffered a landslide loss in Sunday's election, scraping barely one third of votes in the second round of France's presidential election...

May 23 2017

Supreme Court limits locations of patent lawsuits

A brief (PDF ) signed by 48 Internet companies and retailers asked the Supreme Court to uphold the "restrict patent venue statute" that Congress had approved and to "sto...

May 23 2017

Trump nominates Callista Gingrich as envoy to the Vatican

Callista Gingrich has been the president and CEO of Gingrich Productions , a multimedia production and consulting company in Arlington, Virginia, since 2007. Some like ...

May 23 2017

Mark Zuckerberg says he's not running for public office

In a February post, Zuckerberg said Facebook can play a role in bringing people together as they face fractious politics and anti-globalization sentiment. He concluded: "...

May 23 2017

Ex-SKorean President Park arrives for start of bribery trial

She walked with her eyes downcast, ignoring a large crowd of journalists recording her entrance. Former President Park Geun-hye stared straight ahead and denied that sh...

May 23 2017

WikiLeaks source Chelsea Manning released from jail

If the appeal is denied, she could be dishonourably discharged from the army, U.S. media say . She attempted suicide twice during her time in prison. Manning will be o...

May 23 2017

Unity, consensus is solution against terrorism: Iranian President

Earlier it was reported that Iran would triple gas exports to Armenia by 2019 and would also export gas to Georgia via Armenia. The final deal means that Iran has commi...

May 23 2017

Security Council condemns NKorea missile test

Outsiders also saw a significant technological jump, with the test-fire apparently flying higher and for a longer time period than any other such previous missile. Kim wi...

May 23 2017

IN Focus: Rep. Carson 'troubled by timing' of Comey firing

Since then, Reps. Al Green, Hakeem Jeffries, and Jared Huffman have been among the handful of Democratic lawmakers who've openly discussed the prospect of initiating impe...

May 23 2017

Cosby arrives at courthouse for jury selection

The case , set to begin June 5, could last two weeks or longer. A United States judge kicked off jury selection Monday for Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial in a proces...

May 23 2017

Iran accuses US of 'Iranophobia', 'warmongering' after Trump's Saudi visit

Iran accused the United States on Monday of selling arms to "dangerous terrorists" in the Middle East and of spreading "Iranophobia" aimed at encouraging Arab states to p...

May 23 2017

Changing EU treaty 'not taboo' for France anymore - Macron after meeting Merkel

In return, Mr Macron said that he would work with Ms Merkel on a "road map" and that they needed to work on " deep reforms that are necessary and need common work ". ...

May 23 2017

4 climbers killed in weekend of tragedy on Mount Everest

The 50-year-old mountaineer died close to the Balcony, a small platform above the 8,000-metre mark considlered the mountain's "death zone". "We are trying to get more det...

May 23 2017

Clark to continue governing B.C.

It's the first time the province has seen a minority since 1952-1953. A return of the BC Liberals tonight under Clark would largely maintain course, amid some promises ...

May 23 2017

Dutch king reveals secret job as KLM pilot

That said, they didn't know how often he did it-and most of the time, passengers didn't even notice the king's presence behind closed cockpit doors, or recognize his voic...

May 23 2017

Mississippi rep: Lynch people removing Confederate monuments

Karl Oliver". The Republican lawmaker wrote he wished to extend an apology for any embarrassment he caused to his colleagues and fellow Mississippians. "He said, 'I c...

May 23 2017

America's reaction to Macron's victory

The man compiling the candidate list of the Republic on the Move party told Reuters the announcement would probably fall a hundred or so short of the 577 names needed t...

May 23 2017

Macron blurs party lines with mixed French Cabinet

He has never been a minister during his 40-year political career, but is named number two in the government protocol. The Elysée said that the first Council of Ministers ...

May 23 2017

Times Square driver says he tried to get mental help

Alyssa Elsman was killed after a man steered his auto onto a sidewalk running through Times Square and mowed down pedestrians for three blocks Thursday. When asked on Sun...

May 23 2017

'Rare opportunity' to achieve peace in Middle East

His first stop was a meeting in Jerusalem with Israeli President Reuven Rivlin. Updated at 10:20 a.m. JERUSALEM (AP) - As President Donald Trump became the firs...