Stories about World Media

Nov 15 2017

Sierra Nevada Winter Storm Warning Issued

Up to 3 feet of snow is expected to fall in the Sierra as a winter storm watch has been issued from Wednesday night through Friday morning in the Truckee area, the N...

Nov 15 2017

USA government witness in Federation Internationale de Football Association trial said Fox, Televisa paid bribes

The companies, which were not charged by US prosecutors in the case, did not immediately respond to requests for comment. Last year, a soccer network based in Florida t...

Nov 15 2017

Scotland make official approach for Northern Ireland's Michael O'Neill

THE SFA have made an official request to speak to Michael O'Neill about the vacant Scotland job, according to reports. O'Neill, linked with the job for some time follow...

Nov 15 2017

Boris Johnson meets husband of British woman jailed in Iran

It follows an apology by the foreign secretary for "anguish" caused by false remarks he made about the reason for her travels. On Mr Ratcliffe's request to accompany Mr...

Nov 15 2017

Internet freedom continues to decline in Egypt: Freedom House

Its government has tasked a keyboard army to make people believe it's cracking down on the drug trade. The report said that the nation's Internet Freedom Status for the...

Nov 15 2017

Operation Christmas Child donations accepted this week

Some choose to wrap the boxes, but it's not required. Shoeboxes are filled with toys, school supplies and hygiene items, which will be sent to kids across the globe. "W...

Nov 15 2017

Scotch admits defeat on minimum pricing

That would mean that a standard 70cl bottle of 40% abv Scotch whisky would have to cost at least £14. The court's seven judges unanimously agreed on Wednesday (15 Novem...

Nov 15 2017

Cornelia Sorabji Is Today's Google Doodle

Over the next 20 years, Cornelia is reported to have helped over 600 women and orphans fight legal battles, sometimes free of charge. And since she could not practice law...

Nov 15 2017

North Korea 'sentences Donald Trump to death' in state newspaper editorial

The president and North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un engaged in a war of words during Trump's swing through five Asian countries . Pyongyang has a long history of inte...

Nov 15 2017

Korean soldier shot while defecting to South

A local police agency, which took custody of the man from the military, said Wednesday it will send him to the immigration office for deportation. The Kaesong Industria...

Nov 15 2017

Wait over for same sex marriage survey result

A private member's Bill co-sponsored by WA Liberal senator Dean Smith , Labor, Greens and crossbench senators will be introduced into the Senate today in what is expecte...

Nov 15 2017

Tory rebels vow to resist 'blood-curdling threats' over Brexit bill

The government faces potential defeat on key amendments to the bill if rebel Conservative MPs ally with Labour, increasing the risks for May's minority government. And ...

Nov 15 2017

Russian lawmakers approve bill targeting foreign media

This measure was a response to the demand of the US Department of Justice to RT America, a US branch of the Russian television company, to register as a foreign agent. Th...

Nov 15 2017

Rancho California school shooting: Five dead after 'random', drive-by attacks

Police recovered a semi-automatic rifle and two handguns from the scene. Assistant Sheriff Phil Johnston told San Francisco news network KCRA that the shooter was k...

Nov 15 2017

Volvo pulls its ads from Hannity after Moore coverage

Facing an exodus of advertisers, the Fox News host gave the firebrand jurist until Wednesday night to disprove the harrowing claims of sexual misconduct five women have...

Nov 15 2017

5.4-magnitude quake hits South Korea: USGS

The Korean peninsula rarely has to worry about significant quakes. South Korea has relatively little seismic activity, compared with Japan to the east. An aftershock of...

Nov 15 2017

Joo Koon MRT Station after train collision

In a joint statement issued at 11.12am, SMRT and LTA said a train heading in the direction of Tuas Link station stalled at Joo Koon station at 8.18am. Several passengers ...

Nov 15 2017

Zimbabwe's Army Seizes Control, Mugabe Apparently Ousted

A Harare resident told AFP that gunfire erupted near President Robert Mugabe's private residence in Borrowdale in Harare in the early hours of Wednesday. The house ...

Nov 15 2017

Rohingya crisis: Myanmar army clears itself of wrongdoing

Some recruiters are Rohingya themselves, the United Nations report said, and have formed trafficking rings as the population has expanded in Bangladesh. "They're still ...

Nov 15 2017

Pak panel set to declare Nawaz Sharif's sons absconders

Nawaz Sharif has been exempted from appearance for seven days from November 20th while Maryam has been granted exemption for a month. During the court proceedings, Sha...