Stories about Global Media

Feb 20 2017

United States deploys aircraft carrier to South China Sea for "routine operations"

Strike group commander, Rear Admiral James Kilby said that the USA training that was held with allied nations in the Pacific has improved the strike group's combat capabi...

Feb 20 2017

Trump is planning new executive order banning immigrants from seven countries

Among other things, the guidance makes it more hard to seek asylum in the United States, allows the detention of substantially more undocumented immigrants and gives more...

Feb 20 2017

China sees chance of six-party talks with North Korea

This resolution capped North Korea's annual coal exports at $400.9 million or 7.5 million metric tons, whichever is lower, starting this year. But it also insisted on a "...

Feb 20 2017

Trump back to governing after rally

The Republican president visited Florida almost two dozen times during the 2016 presidential campaign, winning the state after President Obama's 2008 and 2012 victories. ...

Feb 20 2017

Iraq Pushes To Retake ISIS Stronghold In Mosul

Athbah and Al-Lazzagah villages were recovered from the clutches of the jihadist group in an operation announced by Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi. In Western Mosul...

Feb 20 2017

Glenn Dickson, 25, attacked by shark is father of two

A rescue helicopter arrived on scene just before midday and it is understood the victim had lost a significant amount of blood, with the worst of the injuries limited to ...

Feb 20 2017

White felon bought gun for Dylan Roof-style attack

He is charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm. In January according to a federal complaint , he posted to Facebook that Jews were part of a plot to wipe ...

Feb 20 2017

Lincoln, Washington and Roosevelt ranked top three United States presidents

Americans love illegal assassination, spying, and warcrimes more than expected, it would seem. Former President Barack Obama was ranked 12th best among 43 former presid...

Feb 19 2017

Ex-Manchester United star Dwight Yorke denied entry to US

Ex-Sky Sports presenter Richard Keys had highlighted the news earlier, adding the hashtag #crazy to share his own frustrations. He was travelling from Doha in Qatar, wh...

Feb 19 2017

Woman charged with fiance's murder

NSW Police is working with the Irish Consulate in Sydney. Ms Cahill was charged late this afternoon, and the man is continuing to assist police with inquiries. A Wexfor...

Feb 19 2017

Samsung chairman arrested for bribery

Prosecutors have accused Lee, 48, of bribing Choi, who is suspected to have procured donations from private companies for personal gain in exchange for the government all...

Feb 19 2017

Philippine president asked to release bank account details

Trillanes, a retired Navy officer, claims Duterte failed to declare the accounts before his election last May on a wave of anti-drug public fervour. Duterte angrily rea...

Feb 19 2017

Chris Christie blasts Phillies, says they 'suck', calls Citizens Bank Park 'unsafe'

You gotta believe what? I also couldn't find any evidence that Citizens Bank Park is any more unsafe than any other big-league park. McGraw did utter that statement, but ...

Feb 19 2017

United lose Rooney to injury

Having surpassed Bobby Charlton to become Manchester United's all-time leading scorer, Wayne Rooney has certainly ensured legendary status at Old Trafford but limited opp...

Feb 19 2017

New pet means parental leave at Ohio, UK breweries

BrewDog , a beer company founded in Scotland with a US presence in OH, made headlines this week with its "paw-ternity" leave plan. It's hoped the scheme will help dogs ...

Feb 18 2017

Spain's Princess Cristina cleared of corruption charges

A former premier of the Balearic Islands regional government, Jaume Matas, was sentenced to three years and eight months in prison for ordering the contracts be given to ...

Feb 18 2017

Pruitt confirmed as EPA administrator

The Senate voted 52-46 in favor of Pruitt, largely along party lines, with one Republican defecting, Susan Collins of ME, and two Democrats in favor: Joe Manchin of W...

Feb 18 2017

Amtrak Officer Charged in Shooting Death of Unarmed Minneapolis Man

When the trio walked outside to find a restaurant, they were followed by the transit police who accused them of smoking marijuana before searching Robertson and his frien...

Feb 18 2017

Army attacks suspected militant hideouts near Pak-Afghan border

In a press statement sent by the Presidential Palace on Friday, Ghani said the shrine attack in Pakistan was against Islam and humanity. Participants of the six-party c...

Feb 18 2017

US puts the brakes on better ties with Russia

Echoing earlier remarks from his press secretary Sean Spicer, Trump insisted Flynn hadn't done anything wrong, but had to resign because he had misinformed U.S. I'm there...