Stories about World Media

Jan 18 2018

House GOP push plan to avert shutdown without Democratic support

Homeland Security Secretary Kristjen Nielsen confirmed that President Donald Trump used " tough language " in an Oval Office meeting last week over immigration policy, ...

Jan 18 2018

Trump Caves To Federal Court, Continues DACA Renewals

President Donald Trump laid any failure to address the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program squarely on the doorstep of the Democratic Party. -Mex...

Jan 18 2018

Schumer: Shutdown Blame Will 'Fall on the Republicans' Backs'

To that end, Senator Susan Collins, a Republican moderate, announced her support of the plan by the so-called Gang of Six. And now several Senate Democrats have threate...

Jan 18 2018

Housing market enters 2018 on firm footing

Looking 12 months forward, the balance of Northern Ireland surveyors expect prices to be higher in a year's time, though there is some evidence of an easing in 12-month e...

Jan 18 2018

World's largest underwater cave could unearth Maya secrets

A team of divers have successfully explored a tunnel linking two gargantuan underwater cave systems in Mexico's Yucatan peninsula, unlocking what they believe is the la...

Jan 18 2018

Amazon releases list of 20 finalists for HQ2

Thursday, it announced the metropolitan areas that made the cut. The Triangle is the only North Carolina finalist; others from the Southeast include Atlanta, Nashville an...

Jan 18 2018

Australia lifesaving drone makes first rescue in under two minutes

Lifeguard Jai Sheridan piloted the drone to them, which deployed a floatation device. "It took only 70 seconds from when the Little Ripper drone was launched to when it...

Jan 18 2018

Two police officers killed in Quetta

According to initial report, the incident took place under Balochistan Bridge, where two cops in plainclothes came under gun attack. The bodies have been shifted to the h...

Jan 18 2018

Doctor: Trump did 'exceedingly well' on cognitive test

Trump's test, the Montreal Cognitive Assessment , was developed about a decade ago and includes tasks used to evaluate recognition, memory and the ability to understand ...

Jan 18 2018

BSF killed 2 Pakistani Rangers in "Retaliatory action"

A BSF jawan attained martyrdom while another sustained injuries and a civilian girl died as Pakistan shelled forward posts and villages along global border in R S Pura ...

Jan 18 2018

EC to announce schedule for Meghalaya, Tripura, Nagaland polls today

Last year, the BJP virtually snatched Manipur from the Congress that got more seats in the assembly election but was late to stitch a coalition. These elections are a...

Jan 18 2018

China detects position of sunken oil tanker Sanchi

Condensate oil, the ultra-light crude oil carried on the ship, differs from the thick black oil slicks usually associated with a spill. China's Ministry of Transportati...

Jan 18 2018

Aziz Ansari Responds to Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Meaning, if I ask someone, "Can I kiss you?" and they say nothing, like Grace claims she did in her encounter with Ansari, that is not consent. Some see it as sexual ...

Jan 18 2018

United States holds back $65m aid to Palestinians

While saying the decision would sustain schools and health services, State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert echoed Trump in calling on other nations to provide more ...

Jan 18 2018

Nigerian government rejects President Trump's decision on Jerusalem

Speaking in an interview with AllAfrica ahead of a three-day trip to Sudan, Chad and Tunisia, Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he believed U.S. President Donald Trump would re...

Jan 18 2018

'Golden Girl' Betty White celebrates 96th birthday

Several celebrities and fans have sent their best wishes to White, who was born January 17, 1922, in Oak Park, Ill., including Ryan Reynolds, who starred with her in the ...

Jan 18 2018

Pakistan PM backs terrorist Hafiz Saeed, ex-US diplomat calls it 'alarming'

Earlier, Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi had said that there is no case registered against Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed in Islamabad and without ...

Jan 18 2018

Facebook eyes Russian meddling in Brexit

A Facebook executive confirmed the existence of a formal investigation on Wednesday in a letter to Damian Collins, a member of the British parliament. Facebook has said t...

Jan 18 2018

Britain, France to Sign New Immigration Treaty During Macron Visit

The leaders will address the sensitive issue of immigration, with Britain's arrangement with France over policing the border in Calais likely to be scrutinised. French ...

Jan 18 2018

Cape Town faucets may run dry

The dashboard paints a grave picture of the state of Cape Town's water supply. Limberg said the dire situation was being worsened by some people ignoring a push for res...