World Media

News

Forecast: Sunny And Mild All Weekend in NY

Monday: Sunny. High: Upper 70s. Rain will be most likely Tuesday and Wednesday . Florida will be greatly impacted, so if you have friends or relatives in Florida, make sure they are prepared. "However, Irma is SO LARGE, that life-threatening st...

NASA sees Tropical Storm Katia develop near Mexico's east coast

This storm is likely to become a hurricane by the end of the week when it will probably threaten northern Mexico. -Tropical Storm Katia has formed in the southwestern Gulf of Mexico. Tropical Storm Jose was moving west and was about 1,135 miles ea...

Shocking: Journalist Gauri Lankesh Shot at Her Residence in Bengaluru and Died

Gauri Lankesh has been known for her strict and gutsy stories and she was a huge supported for Hindu acts. "One mob has been created which can kill people alone or in presence of thousands of people", he said, adding that these mob members are not ...

Why Alphons Kannanthanam is known as 'Demolition Man'

Kannanthanam also addressed some of the concerns that were raised by the Christian community about the BJP in the past and said it was mere propaganda. There are speculations that the BJP is aiming to bring Catholic Church closer to NDA alliance ...

BRICS States Name Pakistan-Based Groups As Security Concern In Unprecedented Move

The two leaders had briefly discussed the Doklam issue then. Indian and Chinese army officers celebrate to mark the 57th anniversary of India's independence in the border town of Bumla, August 15, 2004. Xiamen: On Monday, India achieved a major su...

US bombers drill over Korean peninsula days after latest missile launch

Early on Tuesday, North Korea fired an intermediate-range Hwasong-12 over Japan, prompting US President Donald Trump to say that "all options" were on the table in an implied threat of pre-emptive military action. Among other topics, they talked abou...

Iowa soldiers, 2 helicopters to be part of Harvey relief effort

Arkansas is part of a large contingent of states, reaching as far as Alaska, that have sent their citizen soldiers to help Houston and the surrounding areas recover as floodwaters recede in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, which first made landfall on A...

Fuel prices rise as Harvey's effects ripple beyond Gulf

But on Friday, U.S. gasoline margins RBc1-CLc1 tumbled more than 5 percent and gasoline futures fell nearly 2 percent, their first daily loss since the storm. The government plans to supply 1 million barrels of crude from the Strategic Petroleum Rese...

Mueller Has 'Problematic' Original Draft of Comey Firing Letter

Now, the New York Timesand Wall Street Journal report that Special Counsel Robert Mueller has obtained a letter Trump drafted to Comey in which he revealed the real reason for the firing: Trump was angry that Comey wouldn't publicly confirm tha...

Trump Keeps All Options Open for North Korea: White House

It came as USA and South Korean forces were nearing the end of the 10-day annual Ulchi Freedom Guardian joint exercises, which the North regards as a rehearsal for invasion. However, diplomats expect resistance from Russian Federation and fellow veto...

Election annulment 'momentous development' for rule of law

A row over the 2007 poll, which Odinga challenged after being declared loser, was followed by weeks of ethnic bloodshed that killed more than 1200 people. The decision was backed by four out of six Supreme Court judges. Meanwhile, Odinga hailed t...

Eid symbolizes willingness to sacrifice for a cause: Zardari

Ibrahim was ready to sacrifice his son - albeit with a heavy heart. The first day of annual religious festival Eidul Adha was celebrated across Afghanistan on Friday by offering Eid prayers in all provinces, including Kabul , without any unto...

Hefazat chief Shafi urges all to stand by Rohingyas

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has warned of a looming humanitarian catastrophe in western Myanmar after the killing of almost 400 people - mostly Rohingya Muslims - in the worst outbreak of violence in years. More than 400 Hindu residents...

United Nations chief urges restraint by Myanmar forces in Rakhine

The Rohingya people, who have been condemned to statelessness, now have nowhere to take refuge as the military mounts a relentless attack against them. More than 400 Hindus from Rakhine have also crossed into Bangladesh , a community leader ther...

Here's What to Know If DACA Ends

Many DACA recipients fear the worst, however, and they've increasingly reached out to Colorado immigration attorneys - driven by both the September 5 deadline and an increase in immigration arrests under the Trump administration. As Congress a...

Trump urges GCC to find diplomatic solution to crisis

The two leaders also reportedly discussed Iran. In Doha, Lavrov and Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani mulled the developments of the current Gulf crisis. Oil rich Qatar has sought legal redress owing to the ongoing blockade ...

Mother drowns in Houston flooding, daughter survives

A mother in Texas has died as she tried to get herself and her daughter to safety in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. She is in stable condition, police said. Riley said that Sulcer's family is devastated by her death, but "counting their blessin...

Doklam disengagement a victory for Asia, says China's state-run media

The standoff began in mid-June after Chinese troops started building a road in the area, which is disputed between China and India's ally, Bhutan . "We hope the Indian side will learn lessons from this incident and prevent similar incidents from hap...

U.S. conducts missile test off Kauai amid growing tensions with N. Korea

Sailors on the USS John Paul Jones , a guided-missile destroyer based in Hawaii, conducted the test. The test comes amid North Korea's ballistic missile tests and rising tensions between the U.S and the North. By firing a long-range missile over J...

ACLU sues Trump over transgender military ban

While the ban appealed to some conservatives in Trump's political base, it created uncertainty for thousands of transgender service members, many of whom came out in 2016 when the Pentagon announced that it would allow transgender individuals to se...

Germany's Angela Merkel: 'Refugees must be distributed fairly'

Seeking a fourth term, Merkel has had to contend with loud and sustained heckling on her campaign trail from demonstrators strongly opposed to her refugee policies, reported Reuters . Alternative for Germany ( AfD ), the only party challenging Mer...

Hillary Clinton's book tour hits Boston in November

She has scheduled a visit to the Boston Opera House for November 28. Clinton was the first Democrat since Walter Mondale in 1984 to lose Wisconsin in the general election , falling more than 22,000 votes behind Donald Trump. Now she's bringing out...

Goa bypoll: BJP indulged in 'corrupt practises', alleges Congress

The counting of votes for by-election in remaining three Assembly constituencies, one each in Goa, Delhi and Andhra Pradesh is still on. BJP leader Sidharth Kuncolienkar, who won the subsequent bypoll from Panaji and retained the seat in the ...

United States military confirms it backed Somalia raid

Al-Shabab, which has become the deadliest armed group in Africa, continues to hold vast areas of rural Somalia after being chased out of major cities in recent years by the multinational African Union force and Somali troops. A Somalia official say...

White House Denies Kushner Said Settlement Freeze Could Bring Down Netanyahu

Senior White House adviser Jared Kushner (L) meets with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas in Ramallah on August 24, 2017. They talked to us about incitement. Jared Kushner, White House Advisor to President Trump, recently visited the ...

Donald Trump slammed for pardoning controversial former sheriff Joe Arpaio

And he noted that Arpaio "was found guilty of criminal contempt " for illegally profiling Latinos living in Arizona "based on their perceived immigration status in violation of a judge's orders". Arpaio, convicted of criminal contempt of court for...

Secrecy surrounds Interior Department's sham review of public lands

Zinke told The Associated Press there would be changes to a " handful " of national monuments. Legal experts, however, point out that the president has no actual authority to rescind or downsize any national monuments . "This narrative is fals...

Washington imposes new financial sanctions against Venezuela

The sanctions are aimed at severely limiting the government's ability to finance itself, hoping to undermine President Nicolás Maduro's legitimacy among domestic supporters. But with Venezuela's streets calmer than they have been for months, and th...

Mother: 20-year-old Texas sailor among missing on USS McCain

The finding was made after medical examinations of the remains, which will be returned to Malaysian authorities, said the US Navy statement . It said that the Navy "remains resolute in its efforts to continue the search together with other age...

Florida to execute man convicted in race-motivated murder

The Florida Supreme Court earlier this month denied Asay a stay of execution. At least 20 black men have been executed for killing white victims since the state reinstated the death penalty in 1976, according to data from the Death Penalty I...

Eight people missing after mudslide devastates Swiss village

Villages on the Italian border were struck by a landslide that destroyed several buildings on Wednesday. Helicopters and rescue services were leading the search for the missing on Thursday. She said she first noticed something was amiss when a la...

Charleston Has An 'Active Shooter Situation'

He confirmed that one person has been shot and that the person has been hospitalized. The hostage was freed with no injuries, Mayor John Tecklenburg said . One witness told The Post and Courier that the gunman looked like "an ordinary grandpa,...

Paddle Board Bitten by Shark off Marconi Beach in Wellfleet, Beach Reopened

The shark bit the board during high tide and on calm seas. The beach in Orleans, Massachusetts, was closed after the incident. "It's a danger that's in the water", said Keith McFarland, South District supervisory lifeguard. Sharks would be caught...

Trump's approval rating plummets in three key states

According to NBC News , " the polls show that 48 percent of MI voters prefer a Democratic-controlled Congress, versus 35 percent who prefer a Republican controlled one". In Pennsylvania the number was 63 percent. In Michigan and Wisconsin, 64 p...

BBCI: IS conflict: Iraq army makes advances on Tal Afar

Gen. Abdul-Amir Rasheed Yar Allah, who commands the operation, says in a statement on Tuesday that the special forces troops on Tuesday entered the al-Kifah neighborhood on the southwest edge of town. Mattis said pockets of resistance remained in wes...

Malaysia helps search for missing USA crew

The 505-foot USA guided-missile destroyer and the Alnic MC Liberian-flagged oil and chemical tanker collided east of the Straits of Malacca and Singapore . The navy also said efforts were continuing to control the damage and the extent was still...

The Great Eclipse forecast and times to watch

In the parts of the country where this is a total eclipse, the mercury can fall almost 10 degrees. "But we could start getting some afternoon cumulus clouds - lower clouds - and an outside chance of an isolated shower". "In terms of cloud cover, we a...

Diplomatic immunity: How it could be granted to Grace Mugabe

A Zimbabwean flight was also prohibited from leaving OR Tambo International on Friday night. These included the imperative to maintain good inter-governmental relations within the SADC region, and in particular, between South Africa and Zimbabwe...

Catriona Matthew calls time on Solheim Cup playing career

Creamer, an alternate who made the team only after Jessica Korda pulled out of the competition with an injury, capped a 3-1 record for the week, while Kerr went 3-0-1 and upped her all-time points total to a record 21. And I knew they would. Thankf...

London's Big Ben Will Stay Silent Until 2021

Parliament bowed to pressure last week when it announced it would review the plans, which will silence the bell for the longest period in its 157-year history. Britain's Big Ben has fallen silent for four years of renovation work, with its final...

Search

Breaking News

United States ends funding for 'flawed' UN agency that helps Palestinian refugees

The State Department announced Friday that the U.S. "will no longer commit further funding to this irredeemably flawed operation". Pierre Krähenbühl, Commissioner-General of U...

Washington says goodbye to John McCain

Capitol on Friday. The funeral of at Washington's National Cathedral on Saturday , September 1 will be live-streamed through the McCain website , starting at 10am ET (3pm BST...

Hurricane Maria caused an estimated 2,975 deaths, new study shows

Hurricane Maria now stands as one of the deadliest natural disasters in US history - claiming even more lives than Hurricane Katrina - after a new report said the death tol...

Syrian army preparing phased Idlib assault

In an interview Monday night with the Beirut-based Al-Mayadeen television channel, Hatami said the agreement included the rehabilitation of Syria's defence industry and assured...

Prosecutors grant Trump Organization CFO Allen Weisselberg immunity in Cohen probe

But Cohen's place in Trump's political life ended up being peripheral. For Michael Cohen and Donald Trump , it's always been about money and loyalty. It's also the latest sign...

Scott Morrison to be Australian PM as Malcolm Turnbull ousted

Mr Dutton's and Mr Turnbull's camps waged the most chaotic, frenetic and at times farcical leadership struggle that Australian politics has seen in years, closing down Parliament...

Australia has no dedicated minister for cyber security

The City of Sydney councillor said she had a strong record of championing Liberal Party values at a local government level. "I have been preselected, I owe it to the Liberal Pa...

Air Quality Alert Issued For Northeast, Central And Southwest Minnesota

Air quality is expected to get worse as smoke builds up with visibility being affected. Puget Sound-area residents should avoid vacuuming for up to a week as they wait for the w...

Trump Wants Omarosa Arrested Over Her Tell-All New Book 'Unhinged'

He slightly improved upon 2012 Republican nominee Mitt Romney's abysmal numbers, capturing 8 percent of black voters, up from 6 percent. "Yes, Donald Trump is", she declared. G...

Furor over revoked security clearance grows as Trump said to threaten more

Trump told White House reporters on August 17 that it is a "disgrace" for Bruce Ohr to be at the department. "I think that Bruce Ohr is a disgrace, with his wife, Nellie", Trump...

Special Reports

Interim information minister departs for Vajpayee’s funeral

Interim information minister departs for Vajpayee’s funeral

Serving as prime minister briefly in 1996 then again from 1998 to 2004, Mr Vajpayee was admired even by prominent political foes. "Leader who was respected deeply for his humil...

Trump can not even commemorate Charlottesville correctly

Trump can not even commemorate Charlottesville correctly

Officials declared states of emergency for both the city of Charlottesville and the state of Virginia to help law enforcement mobilise state and local resources for security reas...

Trump Fires Back at Former Staffer Omarosa Manigault

In his opinion, the most obvious reason would be that the White House "had its own suspicions that she was the type of person who might try to secretly record [the meeting], and ...

United States to Launch Space Force in 2020, Pence Says

United States to Launch Space Force in 2020, Pence Says

Pence and the report noted that Congressional action would be required to establish a new military branch, but said the Trump administration would work with Congress to estab...

Baby boy dies after being found in river near Brooklyn Bridge

Baby boy dies after being found in river near Brooklyn Bridge

Sunday . The baby was wearing only diapers. "I called 911. At that point I thought it was a doll", Mr. Campbell told the AP. Officials want to know: How long was the boy in the...