Stories about Global Media

Feb 01 2017

Sixth person dies following Bourke Street attack

The driver, Dimitrious Gargasoulas, 26, is accused of deliberately hitting pedestrians and has been charged with five counts of murder. A police spokesman said charges wi...

Feb 01 2017

Trump Orders New Military Strategy to Defeat ISIS

The other is to "push" to Trump some existing options that Barack Obama never approved when he was in the White House. The news comes on the same day Trump had a phon...

Feb 01 2017

'Fake job' scandal deepens for France's Fillon

Last week, Le Canard Enchain newspaper accused Penelope of being paid the cash despite claiming she did not "have a role" in her husband's office both past year and in ...

Feb 01 2017

Rodrigo Duterte tells soldiers to 'go after corrupt policemen'

In some cases, witnesses said , the police planted drugs and weapons they later claimed as evidence. "We now have a war on scalawags", Mr. Dela Rosa told reporters. Dute...

Feb 01 2017

The Reason Why Everyone Is Deleting Their Uber Accounts

American ride-hailing service Uber's ill-timed tweet about suspending surge pricing resulted in a disaster for the company. The tweet came after NY taxi drivers ral...

Feb 01 2017

Boy Scouts to Allow Transgender Kids

He said Boy Scouts of America has typically been mindful of church organizations that oppose LGBT issues. "I wanted to change the policy from within instead of asking t...

Feb 01 2017

Can Democrats stop Betsy DeVos confirmation? Sources say unlikely

In education technology, one potential conflict of interest is DeVos' decision to maintain her multi-million-dollar investment in Neurocore , a Michigan-based biofeedbac...

Feb 01 2017

US, South Korea to 'strengthen' defenses against North Korea

This will be the Pentagon chief's first overseas trip since he took charge. "The two leaders agreed to take steps to strengthen joint defense capabilities to defend aga...

Feb 01 2017

Morocco Rejoins African Union After 33 Years of Absence

Moroccan King Mohammed VI said in a speech at the 28th AU summit in Addis Ababa . Member states chose to leave the question of the disputed territory of Western Sahara...

Feb 01 2017

US Elite Forces Attack Qaeda in Yemen

Initial reports conducted by the elite special operations force that carried out the mission found no evidence of civilian casualties but a United States official told...

Feb 01 2017

Concerned over H1B visa changes, India talks to US

The new H-1B visa reform bill proposes a radical overhaul of the process, increasing the minimum salary for visa holders to be $130,000, more than double the current mini...

Jan 31 2017

Washington to sue over Trump immigration order

The lawsuit will contend the executive order signed late last week violates the U.S. Constitution's Equal Protection Clause and the First Amendment, setting up a religiou...

Jan 31 2017

De Blasio: It's Okay To Protect Undocumented Drunk Drivers

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks with the media after meeting with U.S. President-elect Donald Trump at Trump Tower in New York City, U.S. November 16, 2016. "I...

Jan 31 2017

Priebus: No regrets Holocaust Day statement did not include Jews

Priebus said "certainly we don't mean any ill will to anybody; I don't know about regret. we acknowledge it, we acknowledge the disgusting time of the Holocaust ". He ...

Jan 31 2017

At State Department, 'Dissent Channel' In High Gear With Refugee Ban Protests

One retired ambassador, Laura Kennedy , says the executive order did not read as if it had been reviewed by State Department lawyers or by consular or refugee official...

Jan 31 2017

Iran Tests Ballistic Missile in Defiance of UN Resolution

The test was in direct violation of United Nations resolution 2231 which stated that Iran could not conduct such acts. The test was conducted at a known test site nea...

Jan 31 2017

NYPD increases patrols around places of worship after Canadian mosque shooting

Police arrested one man at the scene and a second called 911 to give himself up. The attack took place around 8:00 p.m. local time (0100 UTC). Neither assailant was k...

Jan 31 2017

Celebrities are pouring money into the ACLU after Trump's immigration ban

They want to be deployed as protagonists in this fight. But while the ACLU has gotten major attention for good reason, there are numerous other organizations like the AC...

Jan 31 2017

President Donald Trump's Travel Ban

The filing says Darweesh, who was granted a special immigrant visa after threats to his life because of a decade of service to the US military and contractors and was try...

Jan 31 2017

This Sikh protester at JFK has a message everyone should listen to

Charles Koch, the influential billionaire Republican Party donor and industrialist, also pronounced his first public split with the Trump administration. Mr Trump tweeted...