Stories about World Media

Sep 21 2017

The trillion dollar pension fund

With shares in almost 9,000 companies, the fund owns 1.3% of global market capitalization and 2.3% of Europe's market capitalization. On September 19 one of the world's...

Sep 21 2017

Barack Obama Just Blasted Republican Efforts to Repeal the Affordable Care Act

Meanwhile, Republicans assert that Obamacare has led to increased premiums and destabilised the individual markets for health insurance. U.S. President Donald Trump , ...

Sep 21 2017

United States open: Stocks edge higher ahead of Fed

The biggest US telephone operators, Verizon VZ.N and AT&T T.N , rose more than 2 percent, providing the second- and third-biggest individual stock boosts for the S&P. Sin...

Sep 21 2017

In Myanmar burnt around 200 villages of Muslims

The military offensive reportedly included acts of arson, killings and torture, and was described by the United Nations as "a textbook example of ethnic cleansing ". Sev...

Sep 21 2017

Time for talks with North Korea over: Japan

Abe demanded that all states strictly and fully enforce the series of U.N. Security Council resolutions targeting North Korea, saying the world must unite to make Pyongya...

Sep 21 2017

Wednesday weather: More showers likely, thunderstorms possible

More rain is possible tonight , with lows in the upper 40s. Sunday night , it will be partly cloudy with a low of 66, according to the weather service. It's likely th...

Sep 21 2017

Israel shoots down Hezbollah drone with Patriot missile

EST. "As we understand, it was on a reconnaissance mission along the border and the Golan Heights on behalf of Hezbollah ", a military spokesman, Lieutenant-Colonel Jo...

Sep 21 2017

Tropical Storm Watch dropped

An outer band of heavy rain could also arrive early Tuesday for Suffolk County and impact the Tuesday morning commute, they said . The Connecticut shoreline is und...

Sep 21 2017

Apple's Face ID Has One Major Limitation

Apple iPhone 8 , iPhone 8 Plus pre-bookings have opened up across the United States today. Nowadays, you don't only need a kidney, you need yours and your neighbour...

Sep 21 2017

Trump Didn't Hold Back Against North Korea During His UN Speech

In a wide-ranging, 45-minute speech, his most anticipated foreign policy address of his tenure, Trump vowed that the United States would "totally destroy" North Korea ...

Sep 21 2017

Trump threat to destroy N. Korea is "sound of dog barking": minister

North Korea conducted its sixth nuclear test on September 3 and recently launched a series of ballistic missiles, including two over Japan . "If [Mr Trump] was thinkin...

Sep 21 2017

Police urge vigilance as terror threat reduced to 'severe'

One of Scotland's most senior police officers has urged vigilance after the United Kingdom terror threat level was reduced from "critical" to "severe". The home in Sunbur...

Sep 21 2017

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani urges Pakistan to engage in comprehensive dialogue

Now, we call on all of our neighbours, near and far, to join us through the Kabul process in our comprehensive quest for peace and regional stability. "The Afghan people ...

Sep 21 2017

Hurricane Jose causes ocean overwash along Outer Banks

The state Transportation Department said in a Facebook post Monday that ocean overwash has occurred at Pea Island, Rodanthe, Avon and Hatteras village on Hatteras Island....

Sep 21 2017

Richard Branson: Hurricanes are the 'start of things to come'

Branson, a major advocate for action on climate change, is also advocating for the Caribbean to be "reconstructed and rejuvenated with clean energy and new jobs". The Bri...

Sep 21 2017

Haley: Trump's 'fire and fury' comment 'not an idle threat'

It will be his first appearance before that body. North Korea claimed it successfully tested a hydrogen bomb. Yet Tillerson said North Korea does not appear to be inter...

Sep 21 2017

India says Rohingyas a threat as Myanmar seeks worldwide help

She said she wanted the global community to know what was being done by her government. "One kit can support a family of four to five people, so we are hoping that our ...

Sep 21 2017

North Korea: the United Nations has 'exhausted' all but military intervention

Haley warned a war would mean the destruction of North Korea . Trump is scheduled to address the world body, which he has criticized as weak and incompetent, on Tues...

Sep 21 2017

UNGA: Trump hosts Buhari, other African leaders

Nambia does not exist. And he also made up a country. In his first speech before the U.N. General Assembly on Tuesday, Trump spoke for 41 minutes on a number of co...

Sep 21 2017

Kimmel says new Cassidy healthcare bill fails "test"

Powerful health-care groups continued to rail against the bill, including AARP and the American Hospital Association, both of which urged a no vote. Cassidy said any ne...