Stories about World Media

Oct 27 2017

Facebook outlines ad transparency efforts before Russian Federation hearings

Congressional investigators probing foreign interference are expected to give lawyers for Facebook, Twitter and Google the third degree on November 1. Facing the prospect...

Oct 27 2017

Kenya postpones delayed voting amid fears of more violence

IEBC chairman Wafula Chebukati on Thursday said voting had failed to take off in Kisumu, Migori, Siaya and Homa Bay due to protests staged by supporters of the National S...

Oct 27 2017

Kim Jong-Un sends terse congratulatory message to China's Xi Jinping

President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that Russian Federation was hurting US efforts to rid North Korea of nuclear weapons while China had been helpful. He said he i...

Oct 27 2017

President Trump Lashes Back At Local Billionaire Tom Steyer's Impeachment Campaign

He says Steyer "has been fighting me and my Make America Great Again agenda from the beginning", adding the billionaire environmentalist "never wins elections!" "Now for ...

Oct 27 2017

Grambling State suspect arrested

Jaylin M. Wayne was charged with first-degree murder in the shooting deaths of Earl Andrews, 23, a Grambling State senior, and Monquiarious Caldwell , 23, both of Fa...

Oct 27 2017

Aikido black belt Rahul Gandhi ducks marriage uppercut from boxer Vijender Singh

After an initial attempt to brush off the question, Gandhi said: "I leave it to destiny". Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday received applause from th...

Oct 27 2017

SC calls Blue Whale Game Challenge a 'National Problem'

The Centre in its reply told SC that it has set up an expert committee to look into the issue and file a report within three weeks. Responding to a petition filed by 73...

Oct 27 2017

Whitefish Energy contract bars government from auditing deal

DeFazio is top Democrat on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, while Grijalva is the top Democrat on Natural Resources. "Whitefish Energy appreciates...

Oct 27 2017

Republican budget squeaks through House

According to the Sacramento Bee , she called them potential "accomplices" in hurting California taxpayers, describing tax reform as "really an urgent time for the state ...

Oct 27 2017

A cool start Wednesday, but a warm finish

Temperatures are more than 10 degrees below average in most places with readings around 60 degrees at mid-afternoon. Highs on Saturday will only be in the low 60s! Ma...

Oct 27 2017

Garcia Emotional Win Over Svitolina In Singapore

However, such a comment further adds to the sense that there is a growing tendency... French tennis player Caroline Garcia on Friday rallied from being one set down t...

Oct 27 2017

Syrian army captures IS position, eyes final stronghold

The U.S. -led coalition fighting Islamic State militants said on Thursday another 51 civilians had been killed in strikes in Iraq and Syria, raising the total number of c...

Oct 27 2017

Coffin assault perpetrators slapped with 11- and 14-year prison terms

Two white South Africans have been sentenced to more than a decade in prison for forcing a black man into a coffin and threatening to set him on fire. "Whilst in the coff...

Oct 27 2017

Lindsey Graham, Cory Booker testify to Menendez's honesty

He, too, described Menendez as trustworthy and honest. "I'm the only U.S. senator in our country that when I come home, I come home here to Newark - I live a couple m...

Oct 27 2017

Russia's Putin oversees four nuclear-capable ballistic missile test fires

The Russian military conducted nuclear triad drills, launching missiles from land, sea, and air. The Defense Minsitry said taking part in the training were long-range...

Oct 27 2017

Residents of This Country Now Hold the World's Most Powerful Passport

Singapore's current position partly comes as a result of a recent decision by Paraguay to remove visa requirements for Singaporean passport holders. According to the c...

Oct 27 2017

CM defends George, says 20 Union ministers face criminal charges

A Supreme Court bench allowed the appeal of M.K. Kushalappa, the father of the deceased police officer, filed against the order of the Karnataka High Court rejecting hi...

Oct 27 2017

No hostage-taking as cops report "a false alarm" on King St.

Emergency task force officers were outside the building, using a loud speaker, yelling out to the person or people inside to come out, telling them that the building is s...

Oct 27 2017

Yogi Adityanath seeks to shed 'communal' tag?

The Taj Trapezium Zone is an area of 10,400 sq km around the historic Taj Mahal and is aimed at protecting the ancient monument. The media was not allowed to go inside th...

Oct 27 2017

2 more with alleged IS links held in Kerala

The arrested youths are from Kannur district in north Kerala and had earlier been activists of right-wing Muslim outfit Popular Front of India (PFI), the police said....