Stories about Global Media

Aug 01 2017

Increasing rain chances & cooler temperatures this week

Otherwise, look for mostly sunny skies to start the work week, with a high near 86. East, northeast wind around 7 miles per hour. Wednesday , a slight chance of shower...

Aug 01 2017

US Vice President Begins Baltic Tour in Estonia

Touting Trump's decision to sign the sanctions legislation, Pence criticized Russian Federation for seeking "to redraw global borders by force, undermine the democracie...

Aug 01 2017

US Diplomatic Missions Staff Reduction in Russia Just 'First Retaliatory Step'

Putin said more than 1,000 people are now employed at the Moscow embassy and three US consulates in Russian Federation. Initially, Trump resisted the sanctions legisl...

Aug 01 2017

High Court rejects bid to prosecute Tony Blair

He then sought a judicial review in an attempt to get the Supreme Court - the UK's highest court - to overturn a 2006 House of Lords ruling that there is no such crim...

Jul 31 2017

Russia Retaliates For Sanctions Approval, Hitting At US Diplomatic Corps

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Sunday that the US diplomatic missions in Moscow and elsewhere in the country will have to reduce their staffs by 755 people, sign...

Jul 31 2017

Trump Taps John Kelly As New White House Chief Of Staff

But it really reflects how the president is trying to turn to his loyalists from NY, as well as to military figures as he tries to right the ship. "I think things are goi...

Jul 31 2017

Anthony Scaramucci will not take a White House salary

Priebus resigned privately Thursday, CNN has learned. But Congressman Peter King, who accompanied Trump aboard the Air Force One to NY and back, told reporters that h...

Jul 31 2017

Some Meghalaya MLAs to make 'courtesy call' on Amit Shah

After taking tightening noose of BJP ministers in Yogi Adityanath Cabinet on Saturday, Shah took to task party leaders in showing laxity on strengthening organization a...

Jul 31 2017

Are the rides safe? What inspectors check before the state fair opens

Republican Gov. John Kasich (KAY'-sik) shut down all the rides and ordered them to be further inspected after a ride malfunction Wednesday killed one man and injured se...

Jul 31 2017

Russian Federation seizes 2 U.S. properties and orders embassy to cut staff

House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., spoke for a large swath of his caucus when he recently declared himself a "Russia hawk". "It is well known that Russian Federation did ...

Jul 31 2017

Russian Federation orders United States to cut diplomats in response to sanctions

The U.S. Ambassador to Moscow, John Tefft, has "expressed his strong disappointment and protest" over Russia's decision to cut U.S. diplomatic staff in Moscow and seize...

Jul 31 2017

Pulwama encounter: Two Hizbul terrorists neutralised, ammunition recovered

The encounter started after police and army launched a cordon and search operation in Tahab area of Pulwama around 5 am, police control room Pulwama said. As reported by ...

Jul 31 2017

GOP blame-game begins after Senate sinks health care drive

Sen. Susan Collins of ME, another of the three Republicans to vote against the GOP plan (Alaska's Lisa Murkowski was the other ), said she is pleased that Sen. "...

Jul 31 2017

US Bombers Fly Over South Korea After North Korean ICBM Test

The missile test came a day after the U.S. Senate approved a package of sanctions on North Korea , Russia and Iran. The Guam-based B-1B Lancers first flew into Japan...

Jul 31 2017

EU 'vigilant' on new US sanctions on Russia

The White House said on Friday that President Donald Trump will sign the legislation, which passed the House by a 419-3 vote and the Senate by a 98-2 vote. The Russian ...

Jul 31 2017

White House: Trump will sign bill sanctioning Russia, North Korea, Iran

If Trump chooses to veto it, the bill is expected to garner enough support in both chambers to override his veto and pass it into law. Washington vowed on Saturday ...

Jul 31 2017

Russian Federation orders cut in USA diplomats in reaction to sanctions

But President Vladimir Putin at the time delayed the retaliatory steps in what officials said was an olive branch to the incoming Trump administration. US President Donal...

Jul 31 2017

Vladimir Putin Says Russia Will Respond To 'Insolence' Of US Sanctions

Senate also approves the legislation and President Donald Trump signs it into law. Before that, over the past weekend, key members of the US Congress announced th...

Jul 31 2017

Amit Shah's presence in Rajya Sabha a big boost for BJP

As per the programme, Mr Shah is expected to meet Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and his ministerial colleagues on the first day of his visit and later will meet the dist...

Jul 31 2017

Trump tweets that John Kelly is new chief of staff

It's not Sessions who's out (yet) but Chief of Staff, Reince Priebus . "He is a Great American... and a Great Leader". Priebus will be replaced by John Kelly, who ...