Stories about Global Media

Jul 21 2017

Jerusalem's top Muslim cleric detained following deadly Old City shooting

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan urged his Israeli counterpart Reuven Rivlin to swiftly remove metal detectors that have outraged Muslim Palestinian worshippers at ...

Jul 21 2017

Iran warns USA to 'disassemble military bases within 1000km' over sanctions

The New York Times notes that not all of the entities targeted by the new sanctions are Iranian: "They included a Turkey-based supplier of marine equipment and a China-...

Jul 21 2017

Musk says government likes plan for high-speed tunnels

Musk followed with more details about the proposed route, adding there could be a dozen or more entry/exit elevators in each city. The hyperloop would cut the almost ...

Jul 21 2017

Baltimore officer suspended for planting drugs at a crime scene

In the three-minute video , an officer in a bright blue sweatshirt is seen tossing a red can into a pile of trash in a yard next to a house, as two other officers watch ...

Jul 20 2017

Governor Rauner On Education Bill

Manar, the bill's sponsor, says Rauner should be working with lawmakers on an agreement rather than holding campaign-style events for TV cameras. "We are excited to w...

Jul 20 2017

Civilian deaths in Afghanistan hit new record high

Out of over 1,500 documented civilian deaths in Afghanistan in the first six months of 2017, the United Nations has attributed 327 - or almost one-fifth - to pro-governme...

Jul 20 2017

Students 'Voting Twice' In General Election Unlikely To Have Impacted Outcome

The suit argues that the so-called "Election Integrity Commission" is unconstitutional because it was created to discriminate against a group of voters, that Donald Trum...

Jul 20 2017

Jordanian soldier convicted in killing of three American troop

He faced three charges, including the premeditated murder. Jordanian authorities initially claimed the USA nationals had been killed when their vehicle failed to stop. ...

Jul 20 2017

Artificial Sweeteners Linked to Many Health Issues

Turns out, Azad picked up on patterns. But a study published Monday in the Canadian Medical Association Journal found that long-term consumption of these sweeteners...

Jul 20 2017

'Threatening note' left at Dean Heller's Las Vegas office

On Sunday, someone broke into his office and left a "threatening note ". No word on what was taken from the Nevada Republican's office, nor confirmation of a reported th...

Jul 20 2017

Politics and policy meet in new Home Affairs Department

The portfolio, modelled on Britain's Home Office, not the Department of Homeland Security in the United States, will include domestic spy agency ASIO, the Australian Fede...

Jul 20 2017

Fatal Fury's Geese Howard coming to Tekken 7

Tekken 7's first guest character doesn't only bring the pain, but also his trademark baggy red trousers and signature slicked back blonde locks. He'll be coming to the g...

Jul 20 2017

Teen electrocuted in bathtub sent photo of frayed cord before death

Officials say Coe took precautions to keep the connection of the cords dry and it is believed she was not aware of a significant area of fraying to the extension cord . ...

Jul 19 2017

McCain has surgery to remove blood clot

A close vote had already been predicted to pass the GOP health care bill, with all Democrats and independents coming out against it and some Republicans opposed or undeci...

Jul 19 2017

A Senator's Surgery Has Forced Another Delay To The Health Care Vote

The US Senate will defer its work on repealing and replacing Obamacare as senior lawmaker John McCain recovers from surgery to remove a blood clot above his eye, the cham...

Jul 19 2017

Dept. Of Homeland Security To Allow 15000 Additional H-2B Immigration Visas

DHS will allow endangered businesses, who attest they are "likely to suffer irreparable harm" without H-2B workers, to qualify for visas. However, on March 13, 2017, U...

Jul 19 2017

Moped yobs arrested following life-changing acid attacks

The first victim had the acid thrown into his face shortly before one of the suspects jumped onto his scooter and sped away. It comes just a day after five separat...

Jul 19 2017

Sharif's legal team rejects probe report

He also urged the court to reject the JIT report . If the Supreme Court disqualifies Sharif over the latest allegations, his 65-year-old brother is seen as one of ...

Jul 19 2017

Sung Hyun Park finishes her climb with US Women's Open title

Women's Open. Amateur Choi, 17, went into the final day a shot adrift of Feng and was in contention for the title until she stepped onto the tee at the par-three 16...

Jul 19 2017

Arsenal keeper Szczesny touches down ahead of Juventus move

The Poland worldwide, who found himself out of favour at the Emirates after the club's signing of Petr Cech in 2015, has spent the last two seasons on loan at Roma . S...