Stories about World Media

Sep 29 2017

Mayor of stricken San Juan blasts USA official over 'good news' comment

Financing the rebuilding of the island is set to be complicated after Puerto Rico filed the largest-ever USA local government bankruptcy in May, weighed down by $72 bil...

Sep 29 2017

President Trump sells tax plan as 'once-in-a-generation' opportunity

That could be a problem for Republicans , whose soon-to-be-released budget calls for the tax plan to add only $1.5 trillion to the federal deficit . "If I'm hearing yo...

Sep 29 2017

Researchers Document Hitchhikers on 2011 Tsunami's Debris

The almost 300 invasive species identified included mollusks (which were most commonly found out of all the invertebrate groups), fish, barnacles, sea slugs, crabs, clams...

Sep 29 2017

Fuel imports, distribution in Puerto Rico starts to unclog

More than a week after the storm, most residents remain without power, and necessities, like food, are running scarce. "The federal response has been very slow and unco...

Sep 29 2017

What causes rockfalls like the deadly one in Yosemite?

Yosemite National Park identified the man Thursday as Andrew Foster, 32. The park didn't identify his wife but said she remained hospitalized. The rockfall from El Capita...

Sep 29 2017

Dubai Is Building A Martian City On Earth For Research

The Emirati government Tuesday announced its plan to build a scientific city exemplifying life on planet Mars . Earlier this year, the UAE unveiled their Mars 2117 p...

Sep 29 2017

Almost 1,35000 Bali residents leave homes fearing volcanic eruption

Volunteers have given out meals for evacuees at a camp for people displaced from homes near an increasingly active volcano on Indonesia's tourist island of Bali. Around...

Sep 29 2017

Johnston Mother Accused of Abandoning Kids to Take German Vacation

During her short time there, Macke posted several pictures of her and a friend, who had a baby with her, while the two toured Germany during Oktoberfest. Macke was charge...

Sep 29 2017

South Korea Becomes Latest Nation To Ban Initial Coin Offerings

Bitcoin is a particularly sensitive issue on the Korean peninsula, where North Korea is reportedly hacking and mining the digital currency to avoid sanctions. The agency ...

Sep 29 2017

Russian Federation hosts North Korean diplomat for talks on new tensions

Mr Ulyanov spoke after North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho said US President Donald Trump had declared war on North Korea and that Pyongyang reserves the right t...

Sep 29 2017

Air Force Academy investigates racial slurs in prep school dorms

The phrase "go home n**ger" was scrawled on message boards attached to the doors of the five cadets, according to officials. The boards are attached to hallway walls outs...

Sep 29 2017

Trump to visit 5 Asian nations in November

Trump will attend Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations Summit, demonstrating his continued commitment to the alliances ...

Sep 29 2017

Progress on Brexit, but not enough to open trade talks

The issue of expatriate citizens' rights has become a stumbling block in bilateral talks over Britain's divorce. "To talk about Brexit can not be dissociated from how w...

Sep 29 2017

Scenes of devastation in Puerto Rico after Maria

After days of urging, Trump on Thursday temporarily lifted restrictions on foreign shipping from the United States mainland to Puerto Rico to move aid more quickl...

Sep 29 2017

Three killed, 16 injured in IED explosion in Kabul

The bomber blew himself up on the street about 1,000 meters from the Hussainia Mosque just after Friday prayers as worshippers were on their way home. Some reports from...

Sep 29 2017

UKIP interim leader says Britain is Christian country

Bolton , an infantry officer who also served in the police, was elected the UK Independence Party's fourth leader in a year with 3,874 votes, 30 percent of the total, say...

Sep 29 2017

New UKIP symbol raises concerns over Premier League copyright clash

But the Premier League's legal team is understood to be looking at the image before deciding whether it agrees. Ukip will announce their new leader today at 5pm at ...

Sep 29 2017

US Planning To Reduce Embassy Staff In Havana

An internal memo sent by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson suggested to slim down personnel in Havana. The U.S. will stop processing visas in Cuba indefinitely, accord...

Sep 29 2017

South Korean leader urges North to give up nuclear ambitions

North Korea is under growing global pressure over its missile and military nuclear programs and has been subjected to an array of sanctions by the United Nations. This is...

Sep 29 2017

Tax 'reform' for the rich: Trump's plan abandons his working-class supporters

TAX REFORM was supposed to attract wide, bipartisan support. A new tax rate would be created for so-called pass-through businesses. That means residents of high-tax st...