Stories about Global Media

Mar 17 2017

Widespread damage reported to some cherry blossoms

Cherry blossom trees on the National Mall that were almost ready to bloom likely suffered "widespread damage" following bitter overnight temperatures, the National Park S...

Mar 17 2017

Rex Tillerson: North Korea needs fresh approach

He added: "In the face of this ever-escalating threat, it is clear that a different approach is required". Speaking in Tokyo before he sent his letter, Tillerson stat...

Mar 17 2017

PIAA swimming, basketball playoffs delayed

All games in the next round of the PIAA state playoffs will be held on Saturday . After a considerably mild winter sports season, impending weather and Gov. In the pro...

Mar 17 2017

Here's your very first look at Dave Chappelle's new stand-up specials

The first two specials in his deal with Netflix drop next week, and you can see a new trailer for them now. According to the official announcement from Netflix, the ...

Mar 17 2017

BBC team among injured in Etna volcano drama

BBC science reporter Rebecca Morelle tweeted: "Many injured - some head injuries, burns, cuts and bruises". Describing the incident on Twitter, she said: "Lava flo...

Mar 17 2017

Conservatives 'understated' spending in South Thanet where Craig Mackinlay beat Nigel Farage

Staffordshire police also said that it had sent a file. The revelation follows a 10-month investigation by police forces across the country, which could affect several ...

Mar 17 2017

Vehicle crashes into United States gas pump creating huge ball of flames

The P-I reported that the Honda went sideways into a tree that cut his auto in half, and that the victim was trapped in the vehicle. The result was a fiery explosion th...

Mar 16 2017

Archaeologists dig up 3000-year-old statue of Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses II

A 26ft (6 metre) statue has been discovered by Egyptian and German archaeologists near the ruins of Ramses II temple. There is no archaeological evidence for this, nor is...

Mar 16 2017

Rubbish dump landslide kills 35 outside Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa

Officials were still investigating how the landslide at the sprawling Koshe landfill occurred, Lencho said. Just six people were seen digging through the rubbish on Sun...

Mar 16 2017

Worst Year Yet For Children In Syria's Civil War

Other aid groups, such as Save the Children, previously reported that millions of Syrian children could be living under a state of "toxic stress" due to the horrors of wa...

Mar 15 2017

Intel to buy vehicle tech company Mobileye in $14-billion deal

Technology powerhouse Intel is set to buy Israel's Mobileye in what is being billed as the biggest Israeli hi-tech deal in history, according to Israeli media reports. ...

Mar 15 2017

Goa CM Manohar Parrikar's exclusive interview with India Today

In the assembly elections in Manipur, while the Congress bagged 28 seats - three short of simple majority - the BJP won 21 seats. The BJP claims it has support of 22 ML...

Mar 15 2017

Somali pirates suspected of hijacking first ship since 2012

Earlier reports said the vessel was Sri Lankan-flagged, but the foreign ministry in Colombo denied the claim. According to Associated Press , a spokesperson for the ...

Mar 15 2017

Defense spending by European NATO allies inches up in 2016

If Germany met the figure, for example, it would be spending on defence more than Russian Federation does, and it is unlikely its armed forces could efficiently absorb th...

Mar 15 2017

Francois Fillon apologises for 'anti-Semitic' tweet about presidential rival Emmanuel Macron

The center-right candidate is accused of using public funds to employ his wife and two children for fake tasks. That's when French media first reported that Fillon used...

Mar 15 2017

Brexit bill passed making way for the UK to leave EU

Lawmakers on Monday are slated to vote on changes sought by the House of Lords - but panned by the government. "We are now on the threshold of the most important negoti...

Mar 15 2017

Another blast of snow on the way for Ottawa

At a minimum it'll make for a hard trip in to work on Tuesday as the bulk of the accumulation is expected Monday evening and overnight. Sheridan College , Brock Uni...

Mar 15 2017

William & Mary schools and programs do well in recent rankings

U.S. News surveys graduate programs in engineering , law, business , medicine and education annually. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology was U.S. 1 in the c...

Mar 15 2017

Employers can ban headscarves from workplaces, European court rules

The claim: The ruling by the EU's top court could exclude many Muslim women from the workplace. In the Belgian case, the ECJ ruling says that because the company's...

Mar 15 2017

Somalia: Death Toll From Mogadishu Car Bomb Blast Rises to 10

Earlier on Monday, police shot at a minibus in Mogadishu when the driver refused to stop as it approached a checkpoint. "The death toll may rise further", Abdikadir Abdir...