Stories about World Media

Nov 03 2017

USA bomber drills aggravate North Korea ahead of Trump's Asia visit

Trump leaves on Friday for Hawaii, the first stop en route to Asia where he will visit Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam and the Philippines. Air Force One is schedule...

Nov 03 2017

Labour activist says she was raped - and then warned against reporting it

Ms Bailey said her attacker was not an MP but was someone who was senior to her. The issue of sexual abuse within politics and the parties' response has come under th...

Nov 03 2017

Miami Firefighters Fired After Noose Incident

Miami authorities are scrutinizing a fire station where a noose was found hanging over a black firefighter's family photo ruined by lewd drawings. Six Miami firefigh...

Nov 03 2017

Auburn Basketball Players Suspended Indefinitely Amid FBI Investigation

While the Tigers were without top players Austin Wiley and Danjel Purifoy due to being held out during the ongoing FBI investigation, people on Twitter were not tak...

Nov 03 2017

USA sends supersonic bombers over South Korea

The US Air Force earlier said the drill took place "in the vicinity of the Korean peninsula", without providing specific locations. It said Japanese and South Korean fi...

Nov 03 2017

Suu Kyi visits Myanmar region torn by Rohingya conflict

Members of Congress have been clamoring for a strong response to the plight of the Rohingya, and the Trump administration has been weighing labeling their treatment "ethn...

Nov 03 2017

United States energy secy says fossil fuels can help prevent sexual assault

He said that "it's going to take fossil fuels" to solve problems like hers, and also other problems, problems like sexual assault. Perry was in Africa last week for a...

Nov 03 2017

Manafort And Gates To Remain Restricted To Their Homes, Judge Says

They say Manafort, who led Trump's campaign for several months past year, has done nothing wrong and doesn't pose a risk of fleeing the country. Manafort and Gates are ...

Nov 03 2017

U.S. votes against United Nations resolution calling for end to Cuba embargo

The US abstained a year ago in a similar vote at the General Assembly. That was the same vote as in 2015. The United States consistently voted against such resolutio...

Nov 03 2017

Court Filings Put Sessions Back in Hot Seat Over Russia Testimony

Nonetheless, the court filing on Papadopoulos is now being contrasted with long-disputed answers Sessions gave the Senate Judiciary Committee at his confirmation hearing...

Nov 03 2017

KCNA: President Xi to Promote North Korea-China Relations

Kim Jong Un (center) visits a cosmetics factory in Pyongyang with his wife Ri Sol Ju (right) in a photo released by North Korea's state-run KCNA on Sunday. He also sug...

Nov 03 2017

Argentina mourns death of five friends in NY attack

Hernan Diego Mendoza, Diego Enrique Angelini, Alejandro Damian Pagnucco, Ariel Erlij and Hernan Ferruchi were part of a group celebrating the 30th anniversary of their gr...

Nov 03 2017

White House 'Surprised' By Campaign Adviser's Grand Jury Testimony

Papadopoulos' statements to Mueller may have good and bad consequences for Sessions. Al Franken, the Minnesota Democrat, accused him of failing "to tell the truth about y...

Nov 03 2017

'Sorry, That Page Doesn't Exist': Trump's Personal Twitter Briefly Goes Down

The account was down for 11 minutes, and has since been restored. Trump's tweeting is one of his least popular habits. Through Twitter, he has announced policy shifts...

Nov 03 2017

Pope Francis raises hopes for married men becoming priests in Brazil

The viri probati proposal - which allows men of proven faith to carry out some duties - has been around for decades, but it has drawn fresh attention under Pope Franci...

Nov 03 2017

Trump said to be souring on son-in-law

Kushner, whose appointment as a top White House employee prompted criticism owing to his close ties with the Trump family, has been regarded as one of the most influentia...

Nov 02 2017

Tunisia: Two police officers stabbed in front of the Parliament

According to the Interior Ministry, a suspected Islamist has been arrested after attacking two policemen in Tunisia. The attacker is known to the authorities with his...

Nov 02 2017

Boston group sends support south for NYC Marathon

It is a very big event that will pose an enormous challenge for the authorities as participants wind along the route that takes in all five of the city's boroughs and is ...

Nov 02 2017

Trump Will Consider Sending NYC Terrorist to Guantanamo Bay

Continuing to politicize the tragic terror attack that left eight dead in lower Manhattan on Tuesday, Trump called for immigration reform. "Transferring the suspect fro...

Nov 02 2017

Massachusetts Panel Seeks Regional Talks on Time Zone Change

Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands observe Atlantic time, as does Nova Scotia and part of Quebec. Now, though, 100 years later, people seem to regard it as more of...