Stories about World Media

Oct 24 2017

Use #MeToo And Let's End Sexual Assault Together With More Voices

The attention this topic has received on social media has helped victims feel stronger and more likely to speak out against sexual violence. At times it's also very cle...

Oct 24 2017

Tornado warning issued for Danville until 7:45 pm

During a tornado watch , the weather service suggests that people should be on the lookout for threatening weather conditions and listen for later statements and possibl...

Oct 24 2017

Russian Federation likens US-led bombing of Raqqa to WWII destruction of Dresden

Syrian activists say between 1,130 and 1,873 civilians were killed and that numerous civilian casualties were the result of the intense US-led air strikes that helped the...

Oct 24 2017

U.S. general lays out Niger attack details; questions remain

Joseph Dunford said on Monday that a full military investigation which is underway into the incident will hopefully provide more detailed answers on what happened. Thre...

Oct 24 2017

Lawmakers urge reversal after financier says visa revoked

The move infuriated Putin, who accused Canada of playing "unconstructive political games" and later name-checked Browder for pursuing what the Russian president described...

Oct 24 2017

NY attorney general opens civil rights probe of Weinstein Co

The New York attorney general has opened an investigation into sexual harassment and possible violations of civil rights laws at the Weinstein Company , the movie stud...

Oct 24 2017

Trump Presents Medal of Honor to Vietnam War Medic

Trump will present the highest military honor to Gary Michael Rose, a retired US Army captain who served as a medic in the Vietnam War. Rose spent four days on a miss...

Oct 24 2017

New Zealand PM: Homelessness is a result of Capitalism

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has rejected suggestions she trashed the trans-Tasman relationship when she launched a scathing attack on the New Zealand Labour Party earli...

Oct 24 2017

European Union calls report on May-Juncker talks a smear

The report suggested that Mr Juncker had claimed that Mrs May had "begged" him for help and that she had "rings under her eyes". Mr Selmayr was widely blamed, not least...

Oct 24 2017

Amazon received 238 proposals for second headquarters, company says

In a tweet, the company said it was "excited to review each of them". Amazon says it would mean 50,000 new jobs, and an investment of up to $5 billion. Amazon Chief Execu...

Oct 24 2017

Halliburton Company (NASDAQ:HAL) Expected To Report Earnings On Monday

Second quarter revenue was $5 billion, a 16 percent increase from the first quarter, and the company said most of that increase came from a rebound in activity in the N...

Oct 24 2017

Police Seek Help To Identify Dead Boy Found On Texas Beach

Joshua Schirard with the Galveston police said. He said it isn't unusual for authorities to find drowning victims naked as the tidal pull on Galveston beaches is strong ...

Oct 23 2017

MS-13 targeted by DOJ's organized crime task force

The new designation directs prosecutors to pursue all legal avenues, including racketeering, gun and tax laws, to target the gang, said Sessions, a Republican former US s...

Oct 23 2017

EC may announce Gujarat poll dates today

But the PM Modi-led government at the Centre has imposed the Gabbar Singh Tax". Is the Prime Minister admitting that he is responsible for delay? "After 5-6 days, he real...

Oct 23 2017

Former FBI chief James Comey reveals his secret Twitter account

That Comey was behind the account was originally posited earlier this year by technology website Gizmodo , which cited a number of clues including the fact that Niebuhr ...

Oct 23 2017

Tillerson makes unannounced visit to Iraqi capital

On Tuesday, Tillerson is scheduled to continue his tour of the region, arriving in Islamabad, Pakistan, where the government is being told it must destroy safe havens for...

Oct 23 2017

Immigrant teen blocked from having abortion

Identified only as "Jane Doe" or "J.D." in court documents, the 17-year-old migrant is reportedly 15 weeks pregnant. The attorneys told the court that the government is...

Oct 23 2017

Woman raped in broad daylight; public remain mere spectators!

Summary: A 25-year-old lorry driver allegedly raped a 35-year-old destitute near Srinivasa Kalyana Mandapam in the Railway New Colony area here on Sunday afternoon. Pass...

Oct 23 2017

All systems go for Kenya elections: electoral commission

But opposition leader Raila Odinga has pulled out, alleging a failure to improve oversight of the election, casting doubt on how the vote will proceed. But he also said a...

Oct 23 2017

Man accused of stalking young siblings in Brooklyn turns himself in

NY police said the 15-year-old girl managed to send her Global Positioning System information from her cellphone to her father. According to the NYPD , it began Friday...