Stories about World Media

Oct 06 2017

Cardinal George Pell's committal hearing date set for March

However, the crowd was substantially smaller than when he first appeared before the court in July, when scenes of chaos unfolded as Pell was met by a pack that included g...

Oct 06 2017

States should slash Value-Added Tax on Petrol, Diesel by 5%

Under all round attack on rising fuel prices, the government on Tuesday chose to slash the excise duty on petrol and diesel by Rs 2 per litre , effective from Wednesday,...

Oct 06 2017

Congress learns what a bump stock is

So even as Rep. Carlos Curbelo, a Florida Republican, gears up to introduce bump stock legislation , the NRA swoops in and says essentially: "Isn't this better handled b...

Oct 06 2017

Xenophon to quit Senate for state politics

Mr Xenophon said the South Australian government has failed to deliver reliable and affordable services that people depend on for their core needs. Xenophon will run ...

Oct 06 2017

Las Vegas Shooter May Have Originally Wanted to Attack Chicago's Lollapalooza

Police say Paddock spent decades buying weapons amassing an arsenal of 23 guns, three scopes, two tripods and thousands of rounds of ammo in his hotel room at Mandalay...

Oct 06 2017

Sheriff: Did Las Vegas Shooter Stephen Paddock 'Get Radicalized'?

He said that it was hard to believe that the weapons and ammunition found in his possession were acquired by him alone. Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo said it's uncl...

Oct 06 2017

Gun 'bump stocks' draw concern from GOP lawmakers and NRA

One manufacturer of bump fire stocks, Slide Fire , states on its website it submitted the part to the Bureau of Alcohol , Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives and had i...

Oct 06 2017

Supporters of DACA fight to keep dreamers home

We love everybody", Trump said on Friday. "We did not want to arrest anybody today". They acknowledged many of them were skeptical about the wisdom of achieving the goa...

Oct 06 2017

Eastman Chemical Lifts Shelter in Place Advisory

Still, a shelter-in-place order remains for people within a quarter-miles of the facility. No one was injured and the company said "our employees are now sheltered ...

Oct 06 2017

California becomes 'sanctuary state' to oppose Trump immigration policy

We will keep fighting to raise the bar for due process and equal treatment statewide. " SB 54 will ensure some dignity to people trying to get to school, to the doctor, ...

Oct 06 2017

CBI questions Lalu for over 7 hours in IRCTC hotels case

He was taken to the investigation officer while Misa was asked to wait in the lobby, CBI sources said. Earlier, the agency had rejected the politicians' plea seeking 15...

Oct 06 2017

2002 riots: HC rejects plea for action against Modi

However the magisterial court made the mistake of assuming that it can not order a fresh investigation. Justice Sonia Gokani while rejecting the larger conspiracy charg...

Oct 06 2017

Foreman fatally shot at Upper West Side construction site

Heavily armed police officers responded to search the construction site floor by floor following the shooting. "Everyone started running. Everybody was yelling, 'Someone ...

Oct 06 2017

(Neb)-Adrian Smith Applauds House Passage Of Ban On 20-Week Abortion

Among other things, Congress needs to reauthorize the Children's Health Insurance Program, continue to work on its tax plan, and as House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) told...

Oct 06 2017

Pres. Rouhani: Iran, Turkey anchors of stability in ME

The leaders of Iran and Turkey renewed on Wednesday their warning of the separation of Iraq's Kurdistan, in the wake of the independence referendum organized by the regio...

Oct 06 2017

Trump Plans To Decertify Iran Deal, Putting Pressure On Congress

Under what is described as a tougher and more comprehensive approach, Trump would open the door to modifying the landmark 2015 agreement he has repeatedly bashed as a raw...

Oct 06 2017

Pa. attorney general files suit against student loan company

In the meantime, we will continue to provide industry-leading service to our customers."Attorney General Josh Shapiro filed a lawsuit against the nation's largest servi...

Oct 06 2017

Washington second half sub in Germany defeat

A third sumptuous goal almost arrived when Rudy clipped over for Kimmich and he just missed finding Wagner as a stunned Northern Irish side - 2-0 down inside 21 minutes -...

Oct 06 2017

Gunman rented rooms at Vegas festival headlining Chance the Rapper

Las Vegas Sheriff Joseph Lombardo , who has described Danley as a "person of interest" in the attack, said that law enforcement anticipates "some information from...

Oct 06 2017

House approves 2018 budget outline, takes first step for tax reform

Instead, the motivating force behind the budget measures is the Republicans' party-defining drive to cut corporate and individual tax rates and rid the tax code of loopho...