Stories about Global Media

Jul 02 2017

Man in Champaign, Illinois, Arrested by Federal Bureau of Investigation for Kidnapping Chinese Student

The 28-year-old IL man charged with kidnapping a Chinese scholar now believed to be dead was among a select few admitted to the University of Illinois' highly competiti...

Jul 02 2017

India Inc congratulates govt on GST roll-out

But not anymore as one of the monumental tax reforms a.k.a Goods and Services Tax ( GST ) has been pronounced by the Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi . Now ...

Jul 02 2017

Thunderstorms, showers on the way for Canada Day weekend

Heavy rain, strong wind gusts, and even small hail are possible with these storms. South southwest wind at 10 miles per hour. Rain and thunderstorms are expected for ...

Jul 02 2017

World Leaders Attend Memorial Event For Former German Chancellor Kohl

The speeches and a short film to be played to the chamber will focus on Kohl's role in German unification after the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 and on his close coope...

Jul 01 2017

'Baby Driver' is a cool ride

Dorset-born filmmaker Edgar Wright burns rubber to a toe-tapping soundtrack in the high-octane crime caper Baby Driver . What could have been easily forgotten parts ar...

Jul 01 2017

Ukrainian military official killed in Kiev auto bombing, officials say

Maxim Shapoval died in the explosion on Tuesday. Ukrainian police said in a statement on Tuesday the driver of a luxury auto was killed instantly as the vehicle ble...

Jul 01 2017

Is The Deposed Saudi Crown Prince Under House Arrest?

Last week, through a series of decrees, Saudi King Salman promoted his favorite son , Mohammed bin Salman , to crown prince, demoting his nephew Mohammed bin Nayef, 5...

Jul 01 2017

Texas Supreme Court blocks marriage benefits for married same-sex couples

The court on Friday overturned a lower court's decision that favored same-sex marriage benefits, ordering the issue back to trial. Friday's decision was a major reversa...

Jul 01 2017

San Antonio police officers critically injured in shooting

It was not immediately known why the suspect opened fire at the officers, who are both 9-year veterans of the department. He also said that the suspect that fired on th...

Jul 01 2017

Plane crash on California freeway

An Orange County sheriff's spokesman said that two people, identified only as a male and female, had been pulled from the wreckage of the plane and were being taken to a ...

Jul 01 2017

Relief at the gas pump remains throughout Canada Day long weekend

And according to the website GasBuddy .com, for the first time in nearly 20 years, gas prices on July 4 will be lower than where they stood on New Year's Day. While fuel...

Jul 01 2017

China-made guns, ammo arrive in Clark to boost fight vs terrorism

As ASEAN rotating chair, the Philippines will work to further ASEAN-China relations and host the East Asian Leaders' meetings on cooperation to send signals of maintain...

Jul 01 2017

German Parliament Legalises Same-Sex Marriage In Historic Vote

Once she informed her party to vote their conscience and voiced a change of heart regarding opposing same-sex adoption, the bill was all but passed. As well as Ireland,...

Jul 01 2017

Trump Puts Forth New Initiatives Aimed At US "Energy Dominance"

However, according to a report in the Washington Post , energy experts expressed disappointment at Trump's plans and additionally, he did not furnish a lot of details re...

Jul 01 2017

IL lottery troubles could boost Wisconsin sales

Now that IL can no longer sell Powerball tickets, those who want them will have to cross state lines to get them. The lottery had to delay paying the big winners in 201...

Jul 01 2017

German Police Warned Lawmakers of Possible Turkish Spying: Newspaper

Mr Gabriel told German media that "on the sidelines of the G20 we don't have the police numbers to provide the security" necessary for Mr Erdogan to address Turks. In r...

Jul 01 2017

For Finicum Supporters, FBI Indictment Only A Partial Win

He reached for his jacket, ignoring commands to put up his hands, officials said, and was shot and killed by Oregon State Police . He also "did knowingly engage in mis...

Jul 01 2017

Holiday travelers will encounter lowest gas prices in years

The CBC says there are three main reasons why prices are so lower this year: crude prices are down (around $45 Dollars for the last several weeks), lower than expected ...

Jul 01 2017

Multiple people shot inside NYC hospital; gunman down

The NYPD has advised people to avoid the area. In this image taken from video provided by WNBC 4 NY, emergency personnel converge on Bronx Lebanon Hospital in NY, after...

Jul 01 2017

Gingrich: Supreme Court travel ban ruling shows Trump was 'right'

The hard job of judging foreigners' claimed connections could land back in the lower courts in Maryland and Hawaii that had originally blocked Mr Trump's travel ba...