Stories about World Media

Dec 05 2017

Mueller: Paul Manafort Writing Op-Ed with 'Russian Intelligence' Colleague

Prosecutors had agreed to support a proposed bail package Manafort submitted to the court last week - he proposed putting up four properties with a net value of $11.65 ...

Dec 05 2017

Lawyers Spar Over Lobbyist's Harassment Claims Against Lawmaker

Lopez says Dababneh pushed her into a washroom at a common companion's wedding festivity in Las Vegas in January 2016. She chose to name Dababneh at the urging of Califor...

Dec 05 2017

Scalise: House, Senate 'pretty close' on tax bill

No Democrats voted for the bill, but they were unable to block it because Republicans hold a 52-48 Senate majority. Under the bill, the corporate tax rate would be perm...

Dec 05 2017

Salvation Army seeks volunteers during busy holiday season

A #BoycottBelk hashtag movement started up over the weekend when word spread that the Salvation Army would not be back at Belk. The Salvation Army's red kettles are as ...

Dec 05 2017

Venezuela to create new 'petro' cryptocurrency — Maduro

Excessive money printing and state currency controls have contributed to a 57 percent depreciation of the bolivar against the American dollar in the last month in black m...

Dec 05 2017

Cyclone Ockhi: Rajnath speaks Tamil Nadu, Kerala CMs

Hoping for good news soon", she tweeted. Sitharaman said fishermen who had gone much before the cyclone warning, probably 15 days ago, had been spotted in the sea and w...

Dec 05 2017

Gusty Santa Ana winds bring red flag warning

A high wind warning also went into effect today, with both warnings set to expire late Thursday night, according to the NWS. "Long-range computer models are showing that ...

Dec 05 2017

Watch Astronauts Make Pizza in Zero Gravity

So ISS chief Kirk Shireman did the only caring thing a good boss could, and sent the crew the ingredients to make their own pizzas. Now NASA has released a video show...

Dec 05 2017

Yemen's Saleh killed in ambush

Between 2004 and 2010, Saleh became embroiled in a conflict with the rebel Houthis in the North. "We ask civilians to remain at least 500 meters (yards) away from Houth...

Dec 04 2017

United States defense chief lands in Pakistan as ties between allies fray

But other USA officials have continued to assert that Pakistan has not taken sufficient action, despite repeated meetings with US military officials and a visit from Secr...

Dec 04 2017

Obama on social media: You've got to 'think before you tweet'

Obama touched on a host of topics, including his relationship with Narendra Modi and Manmohan Singh, terrorism, Pakistan, the hunt for Osama bin Laden and his love for In...

Dec 04 2017

France's Macron calls on #Iraq to dismantle all militias

Macron's meeting with KRG Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani and his deputy Qubad Talabani was the first high-profile global meeting for the Kurdish leadership after a Sept...

Dec 04 2017

U.S. top court leaves in place Texas ruling questioning gay spousal benefits

Conservatives have argued that Obergefell , the 2015 SCOTUS decision that found same-sex couples had a constitutional right to Wednesday, entitled same-sex couples to a ...

Dec 04 2017

Winter Storm Warning For Northern Minnesota

The heaviest snow is expected Monday afternoon and evening. Total snowfall amounts of 15 to 30 cm are likely. Strong wind mix with falling snow and snow on the ground w...

Dec 04 2017

Florida former congresswoman gets 5 years after fraud conviction

The judge also cited her history of overcoming obstacles as a black woman in the South as she built a trailblazing career. Brown, who in 1992 became one of the first th...

Dec 04 2017

Trump tries to block Mitt Romney from becoming Utah senator

Orrin Hatch, also on the trip, to run for reelection. Trump's former chief strategist Steve Bannon reportedly also has considered endorsing Hatch to block Romney, the...

Dec 04 2017

Qatar FM, ministers of Saudi, UAE, Bahrain attend round-table talks

Kuwait has been trying to mediate an end to the crisis that began in June. It was unclear who would represent the other members of the GCC at the gathering. They accuse...

Dec 04 2017

Homeless man saves 2 young children from burning apartment

Fire investigators said the fire started on the stove in a pan with cooking grease. Their grandfather was in the back bedroom, fire officials said. Anival Angulo, of La...

Dec 04 2017

'TIME' 2017 Person of the Year List Includes Colin Kaepernick

But after Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein was flooded with dozens of sexual assault allegations, the movement gained huge momentum as thousands of women used the #...

Dec 04 2017

Toys R Us to shut 'at least' 26 United Kingdom stores

The firm said it anticipated redundancies among its workforce of 3,200 but did not give a specific number. The company has 105 shops in total, including its newer, smal...