Stories about World Media

Sep 29 2017

Iraq's Kurds brace for flight ban after independence vote

In a speech to parliament, Mr Abadi renewed his ultimatum to Masoud Barzani's Kurdistan Regional Government to hand over control of worldwide airports by tomorrow or face...

Sep 29 2017

Rick Pitino: One Scandal Too Many

The charges are brought after three years of investigation into the matter by the FBI . The recruit is widely believed to be U of L freshman Brian Bowen , who committ...

Sep 29 2017

European Officials Indicate Willingness to Ratchet Up Pressure on Iran

Two weeks later, Iran announced it would allocate an additional $260 million for missile development and an equal amount to its Revolutionary Guards' Quds Force, the Gu...

Sep 29 2017

Deadly rockfall at Yosemite was size of building

Park ranger and spokesman Scott Gediman said the massive rock fall was among seven that happened in the same general area during a four-hour period on Wednesday. John D...

Sep 29 2017

Terrorist Drones 'Coming Here Imminently — FBI Director

During Wednesday's hearing, hosted by the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, several Senate Democrats argued that white supremacists and other d...

Sep 28 2017

Italian woman marries herself

Laura Mesi , a 40-year-old fitness trainer says she believes that each of us must first of all love ourselves. And yeah, she probably is, but hey, growing up people alw...

Sep 28 2017

HHS Secretary Tom Price apologizes for charter flights; says he'll reimburse taxpayers

Price, the Health and Human Services secretary, is facing investigations by Congress and his own agency's inspector general over what Politico has reported are at least 2...

Sep 28 2017

Korea's Labor, Financial Sectors Rank 73rd and 74th in Global Competitiveness

Globally, the report highlights areas of greatest concern including the financial system, where levels of "soundness" have yet to recover from the shock of 2007. "We ha...

Sep 28 2017

Malaysia imposes travel ban for North Korea

No information about potential exemptions on diplomatic or humanitarian aid grounds was provided, and inquiries to the Malaysian MFA by NK News have, as of publication,...

Sep 28 2017

Six Oklahoma schools receive Blue Ribbon designation

Department of Education. The schools are selected based on one of two criteria: performance on state assessments for public schools, or performance on national standardiz...

Sep 28 2017

Toddler shoots two 3-year old children at home daycare, police investigating

Both are in critical condition. Agents will meet with prosecutors to decide if a wrongdoing was conferred following two 3-year-olds were shot and harmed by another baby...

Sep 28 2017

Julia Louis-Dreyfus says she's battling breast cancer

Captioning a post on Instagram , "Just when you thought.", the recent six-time Emmy victor for her role on Veep said, "1 in 8 women get breast cancer". She spoke at t...

Sep 28 2017

Twitter Foolishly Thinks Trump's Warmongering Tweets Are 'Newsworthy'

Call it what you like but every dictator needed that military weight supported by the matching propaganda machine which we are witnessing daily as they goad each other in...

Sep 28 2017

Rihanna wants Donald Trump to pay attention to Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico had pressed the U.S. to lift the act, which limits shipping between coasts to US-flagged vessels. 'Will my dad get his cancer treatment?' Maria was the...

Sep 28 2017

Mom, daughter killed crossing Toronto street mid-block

The father and two-year-old child made it safely across the road but the 33-year-old mother and five-year-old girl did not. A mother and her daughter were killed Wednes...

Sep 28 2017

ISIS releases purported audio message from leader Bakr al-Baghdadi

A new recording released by an ISIS-run media outlet also includes the voice of the 46-year-old is also the first time he has been heard since November 2016, as Iraqi for...

Sep 28 2017

China will restrict oil exports to North Korea

The sources said banks were told to stop providing financial services to new North Korean customers and to wind down loans with existing customers, following tighter sa...

Sep 28 2017

Why Puerto Rico Pushed Trump to Waive This Law

Problems with shoreside distribution rather than any shortage of Jones Act vessels are proving to be the major obstacle to getting relief cargoes to Puerto Rico where t...

Sep 28 2017

China orders NK firms to close down

The decision, made public on the ministry website, is seen as part of its efforts to intensify pressure on the reclusive state to give up nuclear weapons. "They are still...

Sep 28 2017

South Korea expects more provocative acts by North Korea in mid-October

He also visited Yeonpyeong Island to better understand the challenges that the military faces being in close proximity to North Korea . Mr. Moon has been more aggressi...