Stories about Global Media

Dec 26 2016

Buccaneers playoff hopes spoiled by the 'old' Drew Brees

Three weeks after limiting Brees to no touchdown passes in a 16-11 victory, the Buccaneers had virtually no answer for the league's leading passer during a 31-24 loss t...

Dec 26 2016

Rick Parfitt Cause of Death: How Did the Status Quo Guitarist Die?

Mr Parfitt is survived by his wife Lyndsay and their twins Tommy and Lily . Brian May, the guitarist from the band Queen, paid his respects to Parfitt, saying he h...

Dec 26 2016

Super Typhoon 'Nock-Ten' Makes Landfall in the Philippines

The storm is on a track to make landfall on the island of Catanduanes, whose population is 250,000, on Christmas Day, only slightly weaker than its current strength. Fore...

Dec 26 2016

China's aircraft carrier to drill in Western Pacific

The Liaoning, which was commissioned into the PLAN in September 2012, conducted its first cross-sea training in 2013, in which it entered the South China Sea via the East...

Dec 26 2016

Ex-England coach Allardyce hired as Crystal Palace manager

Sam Allardyce says his first task as Crystal Palace boss will be to tighten up a defence that has leaked 32 goals in 17 Premier League matches this season. While Allardyc...

Dec 26 2016

Chile hit by 7.7-magnitude quake

A powerful 7. 7 magnitude quake has rattled Chile early this morning. No immediate injuries or fatalities were reported from the region. The area, some 800 miles (1,30...

Dec 26 2016

Queen Recovering from 'Heavy Cold,' Misses Traditional Christmas Church Service

Her Majesty will also reflect on the achievements of the Duke of Edinburgh's Award, which celebrated its 60th anniversary this year, and The Prince's Trust, which was 40 ...

Dec 26 2016

US President-Elect Trump Releases Congratulatory Letter From Putin

The exchange comes on the heels of comments by Trump and Putin about the need to strengthen their countries' nuclear arsenals . The letter released by the Trump team ...

Dec 26 2016

UN Security Council delays vote on Israeli settlements

Danny Danon told the council after Friday's 14-0 vote with the US abstaining that the resolution was full of "lies" and will be added "to the long and shameful list of ...

Dec 26 2016

Russian Plane Carrying 92 People Crashes In Black Sea

It was conducting a routine flight to Russia's Hmeimim airbase outside the coastal Syrian city of Latakia, the ministry said. Wreckage from the trijet's fuselage has be...

Dec 26 2016

50000 people evacuated from Augsburg after bomb found

The BBC's Europe regional editor Mike Sanders said the city authorities are taking no chances, and are evacuating everyone with a 1.5km (0.6 mile) radius of the bomb. A...

Dec 26 2016

Offensive? Christmas Is a Multicultural Holiday

Christmas can be many things or it may be a few, but all I wish on this holiday is the best for you. Why the star upon the tree? Nevertheless, activities observed in h...

Dec 26 2016

Zara Tindall, Queen Elizabeth II's Granddaughter, Has Suffered a Miscarriage

The couple had announced their pregnancy in November. The royal family has had devastating news on Christmas Eve, with the Queen's granddaughter, Zara Tindall suffering...

Dec 25 2016

Shayon Harrison trains with Tottenham Hotspur first-team ahead of Southampton clash

He has been one of the stand-out performers this season, building on a strong campaign a year ago in which he nearly helped the club to a first Premier League title. "I n...

Dec 25 2016

Some 400 migrants saved in Mediterranean

The agency added that this was the worst annual death toll ever seen. The death toll in 2016 is a significant rise on previous year, when 3,771 casualties were recorde...

Dec 25 2016

Red Kettle Campaign sees improvement

The sounds of bells ringing and Christmas carols greet last minute shoppers as they head in the Macy's entrance at the Millcreek Mall. Though agency staff and others wo...

Dec 25 2016

OH police officer's 2-year-old son dies after shooting self

THE TWO-YEAR-OLD son of a police officer has died after shooting himself with his father's service weapon. The toddler's older brother had run into the street, pleading...

Dec 25 2016

Russians face action over Sochi doping - IOC

McLaren found that 28 of the 95 samples his team studied had signs of "manipulation", said the IOC. The global Olympic body stated earlier in the day that re-analysis o...

Dec 25 2016

United Kingdom final Q3 GDP revised higher suggests no sign of Brexit hit

The report said consumer spending climbed by an upwardly revised 3.0% in the third quarter compared to the previously reported 2.8% increase. The US economy grew more t...

Dec 25 2016

Passport norms eased for single moms, adopted kids

The government has announced new passport rules in order to streamline, liberalise and ease the process of issuing of passport, an official statement said . The late...