Stories about World Media

Nov 28 2017

Germany: Altena's pro-migrant mayor stabbed in kebab shop

Chancellor Angela Merkel said she was "horrified" by a knife attack on the mayor of a small west German town. Hollstein, a member of Merkel's Christian Democratic Union...

Nov 28 2017

Oxford City Council strips Aung San Suu Kyi of highest honour

Citing the reasons for such a drastic step, Oxford stated: "Today we have taken an unprecedented step of stripping her of the city's highest honour because of her inactio...

Nov 28 2017

Longtime Democratic US Rep. Luis Gutiérrez Won't Run For Re-election

Gutierrez filed nominating signature petitions to run again Monday, but the sources said he would pull that paperwork Tuesday. Gutierrez is among a small handful of House...

Nov 28 2017

Graphic Japanese whaling footage released after five-year legal battle

According to the Sydney Morning Herald , the Australian government released the video after a longstanding battle with campaign groups. "The main reason given was that t...

Nov 28 2017

New Zealand Police claim this is the 'world's most entertaining' recruitment video

And as the title suggests, the video is an action-packed and comedic take on policing in Aotearoa. The almost three-minute action-packed video involved more than 70 cur...

Nov 28 2017

Crocodile's surprise attack on tourist caught on camera

Screams are heard as the video ends. Local health officials confirmed the young tourist was taken to Mossman Hospital where she was subsequently discharged earlier th...

Nov 28 2017

Surprise: Steam rocket man's flat-Earth flight grounded

Hughes, who despite his rocket-fairing ways, believes the Earth is flat (it is not - it is nearly round, more like an orange, with the depressed portions at the poles)....

Nov 28 2017

NFF extends Rohr's contract

The Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) has disclosed that it consulted several coaches before employing Gernot Rohr as Super Eagles coach . Since Rohr took charge of th...

Nov 28 2017

Missing Florida teen believed to be with high school soccer coach

A Florida teen who authorities suspect left town with her soccer coach was last spotted Sunday withdrawing money from an ATM in Georgia. "It was real shock when I wen...

Nov 28 2017

Pelosi, Schumer decline meeting with Trump

The Democrats responded in a joint statement that rather than going to the White House for a "show meeting", they will continue to negotiate with Republican Congressional...

Nov 28 2017

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle to Wednesday in May at Windsor Castle

They announced their engagement on Monday . The royal family will pay for the wedding, including the church service, the music, the flowers and the reception, the pala...

Nov 28 2017

There's One Key Difference Between Obama and Trump's White House Christmas Cards

Trump says she'd tell everyone that "no doubt, he will win". The president's comments, and defense of his wife's enjoyment leading the East Wing, come one day after the...

Nov 28 2017

Senate Republicans on track for tax reform vote

The tax reform plan forces a $25 billion cut to Medicare and repeals ObamaCare's individual insurance mandate, the ad says. The lowest-income American households would ...

Nov 28 2017

English teacher 'snorted cocaine and heroin cocktail in class'

Cox admitted to police that she had purchased $160 worth of cocaine before driving to school the morning of her arrest, saying she typically waited until after school to ...

Nov 28 2017

Sky Sports presenter shares heartbreaking picture of his late wife

The wife of Simon Thomas has died three days after falling ill with leukaemia, the Sky Sports presenter has announced. In a tweet on Saturday, he wrote: "Today I am c...

Nov 28 2017

Federal Judge Rules Trump Administration Must Accept Transgender Military Recruits

An Obama-era order says transgender servicemembers can not be removed from service based on their gender identity. This isn't the first time Kollar-Kotelly has ruled ...

Nov 28 2017

Michigan, Enbridge Reach Agreement on Line 5

Clair River with a new pipe that runs in a tunnel beneath the river. He said the goal of the agreement with Enbridge is to be transparent and proactive while setting ...

Nov 28 2017

SoftBank Seeks Uber Shares at $48 Billion Valuation

The tender offer is expected to start Tuesday, the people said. If shareholders don't agree to sell in sufficient numbers, SoftBank could raise the price or walk away. ...

Nov 28 2017

Pakistan Rangers takes control of Islamabad sit-in area

At least two people died and more than 250 others have been injured in the street demonstrations, hospital officials said. Seemingly emboldened by the failure of the go...

Nov 28 2017

Moscow scrambles fighter jet after detecting United States spy plane approaching Russian border

The maneuver turned into a violent turbulence at its wake, impelling the P-8A to forcefully deal with a roll of 15 degree, says Baldanza. The incident reportedly lasted ...