Stories about Global Media

Jan 01 2017

Andy Murray receives knighthood

Murray's honour caps a remarkable year for the Scot, while there is also a knighthood for para-equestrian Lee Pearson. In previous interviews, Murray has said he thought ...

Dec 31 2016

Sunderland lose 'keeper Pickford for up to eight weeks

Vito Mannone, the Italian, will come in at Turf Moor for his first league appearance in more than four months, with Mika, the former Portugal Under-21 global, as back-up....

Dec 31 2016

Shooting reported at Arizona Mills Mall was false alarm

Fearing more violence, Philadelphia police have assigned a detail to the mall to protect employees and shoppers. Anthony Clark, a vendor inside the mall, said the kids ...

Dec 31 2016

Elton John Pays Tribute to Late Friend George Michael with Emotional Performance

Michael fired back saying "Elton knows very little about George Michael and that's a fact". After tragically dying in a auto accident on August 31, 1997, her close pal ...

Dec 31 2016

Greek diplomat 'killed in Brazilian wife's home' in Rio

Kyriakos Amiridis went missing on Monday in the city of Nova Iguacu, 25 miles north of Rio de Janeiro. One of the men, Sergio Moreira, is a police officer with whom she i...

Dec 31 2016

2 quakes hit near Lake Tahoe; no injuries or damage reported

Two earthquakes that struck early Wednesday near Lake Tahoe were followed by several aftershocks with rumblings felt across parts of two states. "We were very fortunate...

Dec 31 2016

Minnesota emerges from turmoil to upset WSU in Holiday Bowl

This was not that. The Washington State Cougars were present, but played like they were the ones boycotting, declining to muster even an anemic offense until the fina...

Dec 31 2016

Complaint: Fox River Mall suspect threatened to "shoot up" hotel

Christopher Hawkins is charged with making a terrorist threat after being arrested in Minnesota. It was later determined there was NO THREAT to the mall. "I guarantee by ...

Dec 31 2016

Uber driver saves teen from alleged child sex traffickers

While the tip helped lead police to the pimps, they weren't fast enough to stop the teen from sleeping with the 20-year-old John who organized to meet up with her. "I'm j...

Dec 31 2016

Aaron Hernandez got tattoos confessing to double homicide, prosecutor alleges

That collision angered Hernandez and triggered the killings, prosecutors say. Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez has already been found guilty of one...

Dec 30 2016

Obama Declares Bears Ears Monument; Utah Lawmakers Vow to Reverse Decision

Today, President Obama, using the Antiquities Act , declared 1.35 million acres near San Juan County's Cedar Mesa a national monument, now known as Bears Ears National M...

Dec 30 2016

Former BYU coach LaVell Edwards, 86, dies

Prior to his BYU head coach position, Edwards was a BYU assistant football coach from 1962-71. BYU's success didn't come without personal reward for Edwards either. It op...

Dec 30 2016

Police Detains Man With Links To Attacker

And the pistol Amri used to fire at an Italian police officer before he was shot dead in Milan last Friday had the same.22 calibre as a bullet that was sacked inside the ...

Dec 30 2016

Weed Legalization Significantly Delayed In Massachusetts After Surprise Vote By Lawmakers

But drafters of the marijuana legalization measure have said the quick opening of stores is critical. It would not affect possession and home growing provisions that went...

Dec 30 2016

Xinjiang: Terror attack leaves 5 dead in China's Muslim province

The attack killed an official and a security guard and injured three others. One bystander is believed to have been killed before police shot dead the four attackers. Xin...

Dec 30 2016

South Korea pension fund chief detained in corruption scandal probe

It declined to comment on Thursday. The NPS has denied previous reports that Mr Moon pressured the organisation to back the deal, and Mr Moon told reporters on Tuesday ...

Dec 30 2016

Butler Plays Hero, as the Bulls Beat Nets

Although the Lopez twins are facing each other in this game and Robin knows his brother's moves better than anybody in the league, Brook still has the advantage, and it w...

Dec 30 2016

Apache helicopter goes down in water near Pasadena

Fire officials were not immediately available for comment. The helicopter was based at nearby Ellington Field. Emergency responders at the scene of a helicopter crash...

Dec 30 2016

Tevez completes Shanghai Shenhua move

The 32-year-old has also become the world's highest paid player, reportedly pocketing a whopping £615,000-a-week. All top footballers pad their salaries with lucrative ...

Dec 30 2016

French president Hollande pardons woman who shot dead violent husband

In a statement, the Elysee Palace said Hollande decided that "the place of Ms. Sauvage was no longer in prison, but with her family". According to the Guardian , 69-year...