Stories about Global Media

Feb 26 2017

Police shoot man who 'drove into people' in German city of Heidelberg

A police spokesman told N-TV that the attacker was carrying a knife during his stand-off with police, after leaving his vehicle. "At the current stage of the investigat...

Feb 26 2017

Forget the Oscars Parties. One Hollywood Agency Threw a Protest Rally Instead

Unlike other Oscar weekend events taking place in Los Angeles on Friday, the one thrown by United Talent Agency didn't have a dress code. "As the very dead Frederick D...

Feb 26 2017

Emails show new EPA chief is cozy with the fossil fuel industry

Bureau of Land Management fracking rules, but also more tangential matters like how a proposed airline merger might affect Devon's global travel costs. For example, on at...

Feb 26 2017

Democratic National Committee Chair Vote

Thomas Perez, former labor secretary under President Barack Obama and a former secretary of the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation, emerged as a top c...

Feb 26 2017

Hollande hit backs at Trump over Paris criticism

Hollande touted the attractiveness of the Paris resort as a tourist destination Saturday during his visit. In a veiled illusion to France far-right presidential candidate...

Feb 26 2017

'Better to be an atheist': Pope Francis takes aim at 'hypocritical Catholics'

According to him, "it is a scandal to say one thing and do another", referring to such an act as living "a double life ". " There are those who say, 'I am very Catho...

Feb 26 2017

Los Angeles Demands That Federal Immigration Officials Stop Calling Themselves "Police"

Police Chief Nicholas K. Sutter could not be reached for comment. But he insisted that immigration action against individuals prior any formal ruling or verdict is unpre...

Feb 25 2017

SodaStream recalls bottles at risk of bursting

The recalled bottles have a blue cap and blue bottom base. "The bottles can burst under pressure, posing an injury hazard to the user or bystanders", the recall notice ...

Feb 25 2017

Ilyichev replaces Churkin as Russia's United Nations representative

Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said the Ministry "learned with bewilderment of leaks in the U.S. media about the course of an investigation into the causes of the Russian am...

Feb 25 2017

DU tense as ABVP, AISA members protest

Organising a seminar is not violence. Vice-Chancellor Yogesh Tyagi said, "The Proctor's office will conduct an investigation after speaking to the Delhi Police". It's cla...

Feb 25 2017

Fourth Circuit Upholds Maryland's Ban On Semi-Automatic Rifles

Maryland passed its measure in the wake of the December 2012 Newtown massacre, in which a gunman fatally shot 20 first-graders and six educators at Sandy Hook Elementary...

Feb 25 2017

Pakistan's Nawaz Sharif to visit Turkey today

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was warmly received when he reached Cankaya Palace in Ankara for 5th Session of Pakistan-Turkey High Level Strategic Cooperation Council. ...

Feb 25 2017

'Star Wars' Han Solo spinoff cast photo released

The movie recently started filming and reportedly has the working title of Star Wars: Red Cup, although that it thought likely to change. The marketing team at Disne...

Feb 25 2017

Missouri man accused of trying to aid ISIS-inspired attack

Hester told the agent that he wanted to conduct a "global jihad" and that he thought the USA government should be "overthrown". "He believed he was part of an ISIS-sponso...

Feb 25 2017

Austrian court sends Ukrainian oligarch to US

Firtash made his fortune importing gas into Ukraine from Russia and Central Asia through his former business group, Rosukrenergo, in collaboration with Russian gas giant ...

Feb 25 2017

'Tough pup' recovering from heroin overdose in Texas

They were identified as Thomas Romero , 46, and Nina Crawford , 38, both of Newark, Texas. Police said the dog's owners were inside the home improvement store swit...

Feb 25 2017

Jayalalithaa's niece Deepa Jayakumar floats party, will contest bypolls

Ms Jayakumar also launched a forum called the MGR Amma Deepa today, not a political party she emphasised, and vowed on her aunt's 69th birthday to "retrieve the two lea...

Feb 25 2017

Elor Azaria gets 18 months for Palestinian killing

One of the two assailants was shot dead by troops. Eleven minutes later, Azaria shot the motionless Al-Sharif in the head. Still the court - saying Azaria was a good so...

Feb 25 2017

Verizon and Yahoo agree to $4.48 billion purchase price

AOL, another one-time Internet giant that experienced a similar fate, was acquired by Verizon in 2015 for $4.4 billion. Under the terms of the revised agreement, Yahoo ...

Feb 25 2017

Tamil Nadu crisis: Stalin attacks Sasikala, blames her for killing Jayalalithaa

Stating that the next hearing would be on February 27, the DMK working president requested the Speaker that immediate action be taken to provide him the footage. Days bef...