Stories about Global Media

Aug 31 2017

Dara Khosrowshahi, the new Uber chief

The pick ends a fiery search in recent weeks that brought about intense speculation that Kalanick might even try to reassume control of the company . Denying the request...

Aug 31 2017

General James Mattis Allows Transgender Troops To Continue Serving

Mattis' statement Tuesday night came in response to Trump's memo last Friday that directed Mattis, in consultation with secretary of Homeland Security, to submit a ...

Aug 31 2017

EU's Juncker warns Britain to first agree with divorce terms

Over the summer, there's been growing talk on both sides of the need for a transition period after the March 2019 Brexit deadline that will see Britain more or less rep...

Aug 31 2017

Buses evacuate Islamic State fighters from key border region

More than 48 hours after they left the Syria-Lebanon border for eastern Syria, the buses carrying 300 militants and nearly as many of their relatives were stuck in a dese...

Aug 31 2017

New Rs 1000 Currency Note Is Coming With Enhanced Security Features!

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on November 8 a year ago had demonetised the Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes, 86.4 per cent of the total currency in circulation at the time. Sha...

Aug 31 2017

Mumbai rains throw normal life out of gear causing damage, destruction

Next 48 hours crucial, I'm awake if you need me at any hour, in the mean time, here's a hi from this cutie, saying, "Don't worry I'm just like you, safe thankfully, war...

Aug 30 2017

Trump defends decision to pardon Arpaio

According to the Washington Examiner , Joe Arpaio , the longtime sheriff of Maricopa County until his defeat by a Democrat past year, said he could challenge Republic...

Aug 30 2017

Judge Rejects Palin's Lawsuit Against New York Times

District Judge Jed Rakoff wrote in his opinion Tuesday, as Courthouse News Service reports . "Negligence this may be; but defamation of a public figure it plainly ...

Aug 30 2017

Harvey Death Toll Reaches 15, Levee Breached South of Houston

Already, some 127 centimeters of rain have fallen over Houston since Harvey hit on Friday as a Category Four hurricane, sparking massive floods across the metro area th...

Aug 30 2017

Trump Envoys, Netanyahu Renew Talks on Jerusalem Embassy Move

Guterres said. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu heads what is seen as the most right-wing government in his country´s history, and has signalled he has no in...

Aug 30 2017

Tennis anyone?: The US Open is underway in Queens

These two have played once, which was in the 2014 French Open , a match Nadal won in straight sets. "Yes, I'm surprised [about Federer's level] but not totally sur...

Aug 30 2017

Trump NAFTA tweet: Mexico, Canadian mayor not having it

Standing next to visiting Finnish President Sauli Niinisto, Trump also told reporters that the wall was going to be made and Mexico was going to pay for it "one way o...

Aug 30 2017

Animal Humane Society Sending Rescue Team To Texas

Miller says the animals will be housed at their center in Madison after they arrive Tuesday. Many people in New Orleans also opted out of evacuating because they did no...

Aug 30 2017

Illinois school funding bill fails in house

Without a new funding plan, more than 800 school districts would not get state money. It also provides $75 million for tax credits for people who donate to private sc...

Aug 30 2017

Houston Police officer drowns in flood waters from Hurricane Harvey

Sergeant Perez was a 34-year veteran of the Houston Police Department. His wife had asked him not to go into work that day, but Perez responded with, "We've got work to...

Aug 30 2017

Chancellor Merkel calls on Turkey to release jailed German citizens

Martin Schulz, the leader of the German Social Democratic Party (SPD) and candidate for the post of German chancellor, has vowed to ask Washington to withdraw United St...

Aug 30 2017

UN chief visits Israel, Palestinian territories

He added: "It is also building sites to produce precision-guided missiles towards that end, in both Syria and in Lebanon". Israeli Education Minister Naftali Bennett...

Aug 29 2017

North Korea launches three ballistic missiles

Tillerson says that U.S. is "working with allies, working with China as well, to see if we can bring the regime in Pyongyang to the negotiating table, begin a dialogue o...

Aug 29 2017

Trump declares emergency in Louisiana for storm Harvey

Edwards. Meanwhile, he said, a tornado watch remained in place for parts of Louisiana until 2 a.m. Sunday. Southwest Louisiana has experienced some heavy rain despi...

Aug 29 2017

North Korea fires several short-range unidentified projectiles: military reports

Tens of thousands of South Korean and U.S. troops are now taking part in the "Ulchi Freedom Guardian" joint military drills, a largely computer-simulated exercise that ru...