Stories about Global Media

Jan 30 2017

California secession effort approved to gather signatures

The proposed measure would strike language from the California Constitution defining the state as "an inseparable part of the United States of America , and the United S...

Jan 29 2017

Iraqi refugee, one of two held at JFK, is released

He is facing a legal challenge from several rights groups. Darweesh was detained for 14 hours after the president on Friday directed the Department of Homeland Security t...

Jan 29 2017

President Trump's counselor: "Media should keep its mouth shut"

Even though Mr. Bannon has worked in the news media that last few years, he reportedly does not give many interviews . Speaking with the NY Times , Bannon didn't ...

Jan 29 2017

Theresa May to discuss trade during Turkey visit

The group has said Ms May's visit is a "vital opportunity" to raise concerns with the country's increasingly powerful leader, though it was unclear ahead of the meeting i...

Jan 29 2017

Survey finds few primary care doctors support Obamacare repeal

I often ignore those comments for two reasons. Larry Levitt, senior vice president of the Kaiser Family Foundation , said on Twitter that a single-payer plan could accom...

Jan 29 2017

Canadian Auto Union Blasts GM for Moving Work to Mexico

The Ingersoll plant is now the home of two of GM's more popular vehicles, the Chevrolet Equinox and the GMC Terrain. The move comes less than a year after GM expanded t...

Jan 29 2017

Congress declares Capt. Amarinder Singh as CM candidate for Punjab

He defended Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal and praised him for serving the people of the state for decades. "I promise you, if the Congress comes to power in P...

Jan 28 2017

Here's how the Chinese New Year will be celebrated in India!

Otherwise you're going to have to wait till the second day of the new lunar year. According to the latest data from Worldpay, department stores and high-end boutiques...

Jan 28 2017

Giuliani meets Netanyahu with a personal message from President Trump

He however did not mention the outburst in anti-Semitism linked to Trump supporters in the United States during the billionaire businessman's presidential campaign. Cli...

Jan 28 2017

Unionized Portion of U.S. Workforce Drops to New Low

With 14.6 million union members, the USA now has 3.1 million fewer than it did when reliable data begins in 1983, when one in five workers belonged. Fewer American work...

Jan 28 2017

Sportscaster Brent Musburger Set to Call Final Game

The legendary play-by-play man's final call is scheduled to be a January 31 college basketball game between Kentucky and Georgia on ESPN. It is the end of a truly great...

Jan 28 2017

Oscar De La Hoya arrested

Officer Stephan Brandt says De La Hoya's vehicle was pulled over for speeding in Pasadena shortly before 2 a.m. Wednesday. He has since been released from jail. It's uncl...

Jan 28 2017

Kaspersky Lab employee reportedly arrested in Russian Federation on treason charges

An unnamed source close to Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) told the newspaper Kommersant that Ruslan Stoyanov may be linked to an investigating into Serge...

Jan 28 2017

Facing jihadist attack, Syrian rebels join bigger faction

Nusra's exclusion from the ongoing ceasefire and peace talks set the stage for a big blow-up, with Nusra officials accusing the rebels who were participating in the peace...

Jan 28 2017

Planned Parenthood responds to dismemberment abortion ban bill

Gov. Hutchinson, also a Republican, signed it into law only hours later. The procedure was used in 683 of the 3,771 abortions performed in Arkansas in 2015, according t...

Jan 27 2017

Women's marches held across the nation, internationally

On Jan. 22, one day after the protest, Trump mocked the protesters in a tweet: "Watched protests yesterday but was under the impression that we just had an election!" "...

Jan 27 2017

Iraqi Forces Battle ISIS in Mosul January 25, 2017

The Iraqi government says its security forces have taken complete control of eastern Mosul from the Islamic State group, more than 100 days after the fight for Mosul be...

Jan 27 2017

Pope Francis takes over Knights of Malta after condom dispute

The order's communications office confirmed January 25 that Fra Matthew Festing , the 67-year-old grand master, met with Pope Francis the day before and agreed to resi...

Jan 27 2017

Opponents of Betsy DeVos planning protest in Holland

After candidate Carter acquiesced to the NEA's proposal, the NEA made its own history by endorsing Carter's candidacy. One involves the student loan collection agency P...

Jan 27 2017

Trump Reportedly Orders EPA to Scrub Climate Change Page from Website

In the solid waste industry, for example, the EPA gave a $396,800 grant to New Mexico Highlands University to study Mechanical Biological Treatment for Solid Waste Manag...