Stories about World Media

Dec 29 2017

Russian Federation slams United States plan to sell anti-missile system to Japan

Reuters explains that Japan is expected to enhance their ballistic missile defense system with US -manufactured ground-based Aegis radar stations and interceptors to coun...

Dec 29 2017

Liberia commission still tallying votes for runoff election

He is now expected to replace incumbent Ellen Johnson Sirleaf as president in January. The commission said Weah had taken 61.5% of the vote, based on 98.1% of ballots c...

Dec 29 2017

US, Israel Sign Secret Deal to Cooperate Against Iran

This working group will also deal with drafting U.S. "The Iran deal is one of the worst and one-sided transactions the United States has ever entered into", he said. ...

Dec 29 2017

Area Residents Rush to Prepay Property Taxes

In most cases, the county handles combined billing for the county and the local municipality in the first quarter of the year, while school property tax bills are sent ou...

Dec 29 2017

'comfort women' deal flawed, but Japan warns against change, SK

In return, Seoul promised not to criticise Tokyo on the issue again, a New York Times report said. "We have long encouraged all parties to work together and approach th...

Dec 29 2017

Mehbooba Mufti's brother takes oath as Cabinet Minister

Vohra administered the oath. Mir got disaster management, relief and rehabilitation, and reconstruction and floriculture. Earlier on December 15, Tassaduq Mufti resigne...

Dec 29 2017

China Caught Violating UN Sanctions on Oil Exports

South Korea's Chosun Ilbo newspaper this week quoted South Korean government sources as saying that US spy satellites had detected Chinese ships transferring oil to Nor...

Dec 29 2017

Snow and ice warnings issued as wintry weather expected to return

But Paul says the snow will turn to rain below 350m tomorrow morning. The warning is valid from 04:00 on Friday 29th December to 11:00 on Friday 29th December. A fine a...

Dec 29 2017

6 injured in Seattle van crash, police say 'not terrorism related'

A van driver who apparently passed out jumped his vehicle onto a downtown Seattle sidewalk, hit pedestrians and crashed into a building on Thursday, injuring at least f...

Dec 29 2017

Houston Rockets sign free agent Gerald Green

Al Horford , who had made just 3 of 9 shots, put in a jump hook from five feet with 3.7 seconds remaining, putting the Celtics up 99-98. Heading into Thursday's game, the...

Dec 29 2017

Jeff Teague To Undergo MRI On Injured Left Knee

Jeff Teague will undergo an MRI on his left knee. Tom Thibodeau gives his starters heavy minutes, as if the team isn't very deep. It's a major plus for Minnesota tha...

Dec 29 2017

Tracking light snow Thursday morning along with frigid wind chills

Highs Saturday will range from 15-25 across the state and lows Saturday night will range from 5-15. So we are certainly well-below average for the date. Bitter cold has ...

Dec 29 2017

Virginia Tech falls in Camping World Bowl against Oklahoma State, 30-21

Each team only gets credentials for five of the 40 bowl games and the draw is random. A poor exchange on a handoff inside the 1-yard line led to a lost fumble, ending a...

Dec 29 2017

Bronx Fire Seriously Injures at Least 15 People

Few official details were immediately available, but WABC-TV, the NY affiliate of the ABC television network, said the fire erupted shortly before 7pm on the third floor ...

Dec 29 2017

Ben Crump to represent family of teen injured during Troy arrest

Wilkerson's father also said that while police had handcuffed his son, the charges against him were dropped. "The force used was reasonable and necessary", police said....

Dec 29 2017

14 dead, mostly women, as building at Kamala Mills catches fire

Reportedly, some people are still stuck inside. More than 12 fire tenders were rushed to fight the blaze which was brought under control around 6.30 a.m. The Kamala Mi...

Dec 29 2017

AGs Sue EPA To Enforce Smog Regulations

The states, led by NY, had asked the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in 2013 to add eight states and part of another to an area known as the Ozone Transport Region...

Dec 29 2017

Donald Trump doesn't know the difference between climate and weather

Trump tweets, "In the East, it could be the COLDEST New Year's Eve on record". Democratic leaders Sen. Charles Schumer, D-NY, and Re. This also isn't the first time he's ...

Dec 29 2017

Apple and Amazon Looking to Invest in Saudi Arabia

Riyadh has been easing regulatory impediments for the past two years, including limits on foreign ownership which had long kept investors away, since falling crude price...

Dec 29 2017

Disney resorts to remove 'Do Not Disturb' signs from rooms

The change allows workers to enter rooms whenever they feel it is needed. Disney confirms now instead of having a "do not disturb sign, ' guest will have 'room occupi...