Stories about World Media

Dec 07 2017

Concealed carry reciprocity bill passes House

Ryan, Wisconsin Republican. "I don't think that right should be undermined simply because I travel to another state". "'Concealed carry reciprocity' is a poison pill, a...

Dec 07 2017

Australian Parliament OKs same-sex marriage

Australia's parliament broke out in euphoric celebrations as Australia finally legalized same-sex marriage. Linda Burney, who took leave after a family tragedy , on Tu...

Dec 07 2017

Cathay Pacific crew witnessed North Korea missile test

Singapore Airlines ( SINGF ) said its flights don't travel "in the vicinity of the missile trajectory" because of the route change it made to avoid the northern part of...

Dec 07 2017

'Road Wars' Policeman James Dixon Dies After Motorcycle Crash

PC James Dixon died after the motorcycle he was riding was in collision with a auto on Bath Road near Hare Hatch on Tuesday afternoon. Police Constable James Dixon was ...

Dec 07 2017

Record broken after 17-foot-1-inch Burmese Python caught

Leon and two other hunters will bring in $375 for the massive reptile captured Friday. Thousands of pythons are estimated to occupy South Florida and are known to cau...

Dec 07 2017

Volkswagen executive sentenced to seven years in jail over 'dieselgate'

In August, Oliver Schmidt pled guilty to federal charges of conspiring to defraud the USA and violating the Clean Air Act in connection with Volkswagen's "clean diesel"...

Dec 07 2017

Starbucks Opens Asia's 1st Premium Reserve Roastery in Shanghai

Called the Starbucks Roastery Shanghai, the outlet measures an astounding 30,000 sq ft - that is nearly half of a football field. The building, which is created to look...

Dec 07 2017

Pentagon: US committed to Syria until ISIS areas stabilized

Despite recent ISIS setbacks, the Pentagon said Tuesday that the USA military mission in Syria would continue until areas reclaimed from ISIS are stabilized, adding that ...

Dec 07 2017

OR player sounds off on Willie Taggart's move to Florida State

Taggart made it clear on Wednesday that he's going to take advantage of FSU's bowl practices to evaluate not only the Seminoles' players, but also the assistant coaches. ...

Dec 07 2017

United States bombers to fly over Korean peninsula

The bomber flew from the Pacific U.S. -administered territory of Guam and joined U.S. F-22 and F-35 stealth fighters in the annual exercises , which run until Friday. So...

Dec 07 2017

Rye Fire Prompts FEMA Assistance From Federal Officials #RyeFire

The Golden State Freeway was temporarily closed in both directions near state Route 126, but the freeway reopened by mid-afternoon. Power was interrupted to 2,090 custo...

Dec 07 2017

USA defense chief calls for deepening anti-terror cooperation with Pakistan

Sources in the federal government said Mattis was told that Pakistan would not conduct any joint operation inside its territory, reiterating that any evidence about the...

Dec 07 2017

Airlines restrict 'smart luggage' that uses lithium batteries

Now Delta Air Lines and Alaska Airlines have announced similar policies set to take effect on January 15. So-called "smart suitcases" are getting their first taste of p...

Dec 07 2017

Fire burning in Sepulveda Pass

The area was clogged with thick black smoke, forcing mandatory evacuations, road closures and school cancellations. The LA Fire Department has also urged residents to lea...

Dec 06 2017

Fires scorch Sylmar and Ventura County

The blaze broke out at 3:42 a.m. Tuesday in the area of Gold Creek and Little Tujunga roads, the Los Angeles County Fire Department reported. Shortly before 7 a.m., t...

Dec 06 2017

Flynn texted during inauguration to suggest Russian Federation sanctions would end, Democrat says

President Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn told a former business associate that sanctions against Russian Federation would be "ripped up" early...

Dec 06 2017

Pope Francis: I Cannot Hide 'My Deep Concern' Over Jerusalem

Francis said he was "profoundly concerned" about recent developments concerning Jerusalem, and declared the city a unique and sacred place for Christians, Jews and Musl...

Dec 06 2017

US Rep. Al Green plans Trump impeachment resolution

A liberal Democrat is putting the House on track for a likely vote Wednesday on impeaching President Donald Trump , an effort that's certain to lose and has drawn oppo...

Dec 06 2017

Terror plot to assassinate UK Prime Minister foiled by police, reports say

The disclosures about the Downing Street plot came hours after an official report was released on last year's Manchester bombing and other terror attacks on the British...

Dec 06 2017

Atlanta Mayoral Race Headed For Recount

The race for mayor in Atlanta early Wednesday was too close to call, with one candidate declaring herself the city's new leader and the other vowing to request a recount....