Stories about World Media

Jan 24 2018

Batten down the hatches: Met Éireann issues orange weather alert for Limerick

A storm yellow warning is now in place for Donegal , Galway , Mayo , Sligo , Leitrim and Co. They said: "Fallen trees and wind blown debris reported on some route...

Jan 24 2018

Director Greta Gerwig: First Woman Nominated for Debut Film

Head here for the rest of the nominations. Del Toro's The Shape Of Water was the most nominated film with 13, ahead of Dunkirk on eight. I mean, Jordan! Christophe...

Jan 24 2018

Venezuela to Hold Presidential Election by April

They point out that the election announcement itself was made by the new, pro-government national legislature Maduro created a year ago - which he did by simply outlawing...

Jan 24 2018

Following End of Government Shutdown, Lawmakers Look to Continue Immigration Negotiations

It's also still unclear what bill Trump would sign. On Monday, Senate Democrats and Republicans joined together to end the latest government shutdown . On Monday...

Jan 24 2018

Text-gate: Missing messages from 5 critical months; Gowdy challenges FBI's objectivity

Fox News host Sean Hannity alleged that the missing text are evidence of an "Anti-Trump " CONSPIRACY " at DOJ". Johnson chairs the Senate Homeland Security and Gover...

Jan 24 2018

House Ethics panel is investigating Rep. Pat Meehan

The New York Times first reported over the weekend that Meehan used an undisclosed amount of taxpayer funds to settle a sexual harassment case brought by his former st...

Jan 24 2018

Remembering Hugh Masekela, master musician who fought for South African freedom

Born in Witbank, South Africa , Masekela started playing the piano in the dusty Soweto township in the 1950's and composed his first song, Soweto Blues in 1976, in respo...

Jan 24 2018

Twin auto bomb in Benghazi kills over 30, wounds 50 people

The second explosion took place after 10 to 15 minutes, when a bomb, planted in a Mercedes auto parked on the opposite side of the mosque, exploded. Ahmed al-Fituri, ch...

Jan 24 2018

Injuries Reported After Gunmen Attack Save the Children Office in Jalalabad

The attack started with a suicide bomber and was followed by gunfire, said Khogyani. Inamullah Miakhial, a spokesman for Nangahar regional hospital, said at least 11 in...

Jan 24 2018

Kunduli row: Odisha bandh observed across state capital, hits normal life

The police said they were compelled to use force after the demonstrators pelted them with stones. In Bhubaneswar , BJP workers tried to picket Chief Minister Naveen P...

Jan 24 2018

Egypt's former chief of staff arrested, drops presidential bid

An army statement read on state TV said Anan's presidential bid amounted to "a serious breach of the laws of military service", because as a military officer he was requi...

Jan 24 2018

Ramayana, Buddhism connect India and ASEAN: Sushma Swaraj

India will probably be among the best three economies on the planet in the following 25 years, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Tuesday, including that India has dem...

Jan 24 2018

UN Security Council lenient to Turkey's Syria offensive

The United States-supported Kurdish group controls the town. In the four days of the new operation, Turkish authorities have detained more than 90 people across the...

Jan 24 2018

Fear and loathing in latest NAFTA talks

But ultimately the hard work will occur at the negotiating tables, and Robertson believes there are three possible outcomes to next week's talks in Montreal, which have b...

Jan 24 2018

Dems relent, vote to end shutdown

Bloomberg's Erik Wasson and Steven T. Dennis reported Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Democratic leader Chuck Schumer will meet on a set of options to end ...

Jan 24 2018

Pompeo: CIA focused on blocking shipments to North Korea

CIA Director Mike Pompeo said Tuesday that the U.S. intelligence community still considers North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to be a "rational actor" but that assessment...

Jan 24 2018

Trump invites Macron to White House

Trump visited Paris in July, 2017, weeks after USA withdrawal from Paris climate accord. Macron told the BBC's Andrew Marr program in an interview broadcast Sunday that...

Jan 24 2018

New FBI chief 'threatened to stop underneath Periods stress'

McCabe reportedly told associates that he found his Oval Office interaction with the Trump "disturbing". The bureau interviewed Clinton on July 2, 2016. When The Washi...

Jan 23 2018

World powers step up pressure on Syria, Russia over chemical attacks

The top USA diplomat added: "Russia ultimately bears responsibility for the victims in eastern Ghouta and countless other Syrians targeted with chemical weapons since Rus...

Jan 23 2018

Dusky Gopher Frog's Land Battle Heads to High Court

It eventually designated four MS counties as habitat, later adding the disputed parcel in St. Tammany Parish. Since 2001 , the dusky gopher frog has been listed as end...