Stories about World Media

Dec 21 2017

World Championship logo puts chess in 'odd position'

A number of other greats from the world of chess, like Australian and British grandmasters David Smerdon and Nigel Short, also slammed the logo. When was the last time no...

Dec 21 2017

Rich Car Owners Putting Spikes On Trees To Avoid Bird Poop

The internet caught wind of the spikes after Twitter user Jennifer Garrett shared a photo taken by a former colleague, Anna Francis . The spikes, which are typical...

Dec 21 2017

PM Modi attends Anushka-Virat's reception

We've seen umpteem wedding invitation cards offering sumptuous gastranomical treats, but Virushka wedding was different. The Indian cricket Captain Virat Kohli and accl...

Dec 21 2017

Twitter Finally Supports App-Based Two-Factor Authentication

Unfortunately, SMS-based codes aren't that secure for they could still be sent directly to the cellphone of a hacker, or the hacker could obtain them using other means. Y...

Dec 21 2017

MLS delay expansion announcement as Cincinnati, Detroit & Sacramento await fate

Nashville becomes the 14th MLS team and with 11 other teams now vying for the opportunity to gain one of three remaining spots available to add an MLS to their city, exp...

Dec 21 2017

Jordan to partake in Astana talks today

Russian envoy Vladimir Safronkov said his country abstained from the vote because cross-border deliveries were intended as a temporary solution when mandated in 2014. Rus...

Dec 21 2017

Intelligence officials pressure lawmakers to renew key spy law

The intelligence community stresses the importance of the bill in locating and disrupting terrorist activities. The Senate Intelligence Committee has pushed for a much ...

Dec 21 2017

Salvation Army's red kettle donations down this year

Mark Burford, a family services worker with the Salvation Army in Wallaceburg, Ont., had his vehicle stolen last Thursday. We will have a special Christmas, and we hope ...

Dec 21 2017

Country singer arrested after driving drunk in McDonald's drive-through, cops say

The 29-year-old, born-and-raised in Eustis entertainer, was arrested and booked into the Lake County Jail under his full name Michael Ray Roach. Driving a 2012 orange...

Dec 21 2017

BJP eyes Tripura post win in Gujarat and Himachal

Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday once again attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi , claiming that the Gujarat verdict has raised questions on the PM's credib...

Dec 21 2017

Storms bring rain, then snow to Central New York this weekend

Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. "It all depends on the timing of that cold front, but it won't send us down to the 30s like we had a few weeks ago". Su...

Dec 21 2017

Trump issues first commuted prison sentence

Rubashkin was convicted in 2009 of financial fraud for bilking the plant's bank by submitting fake invoices that made the company's finances appear healthier than they we...

Dec 21 2017

Jerusalem: US Threats Will Not Change Other States' Stance - Turkish Official

Following the vote, which is not the first time the U.S. has used its veto power to torpedo a UN measure aimed at sanctioning Israel, America's UN envoy Nikki Haley ter...

Dec 21 2017

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe 'eligible for early release' from Iran jail

Her family denies charges that she was plotting against Tehran. Mrs Zaghari-Ratcliffe's sister, Rebecca Jones, said: "She's spoken to her lawyer, she's seen her lawyer ...

Dec 21 2017

Uber Should Be Considered As A Transport Company

Uber said in a statement that the ruling would "not change things in most European Union countries where we already operate under transportation law". Raul Lopez, a taxi...

Dec 21 2017

EU Court Declares Uber is a Taxi Service After All

While a ruling branding Uber as a transport company is unlikely to trigger an immediate shift in the way it operates, it will allow European Union member states to re...

Dec 21 2017

China ride-hail firm Didi raises $4 billion for global push

The company has already raised $13 billion from investors including Alibaba, Tencent and Apple, and added that this newest round will go towards developing its artificial...

Dec 21 2017

Four dead, 11 missing as ferry capsizes off Philippines

Four people are confirmed dead and 81 others are missing after Thursday's capsizing of a ferry off a remote island in the Philippines. The ferry had been traveling on r...

Dec 21 2017

North Korea has stolen $7 million from its Exchange, alleges South Korea

Later, North Korean soldiers looking for the defector approached the border, the official said. It appears that none of his fellow soldiers noticed that he was trying to ...

Dec 21 2017

China urges cooperation after United States brands it a competitor

Moscow "cannot accept that the country is treated as a threat to the security of the United States", Peskov told reporters. However, the spokesman said the document als...