Stories about Global Media

Dec 16 2017

Winter Session: Oppn corners PM Modi over Pakistan-Gujarat polls row

Opposition MPs rushed into the Well as Naidu first adjourned the House. The first day of session was marred by repeated adjournments in Rajya Sabha after opposition m...

Dec 16 2017

2 dead in shooting at Penn State Beaver campus

William Kelly, 52, has been identified as the Penn State Beaver shooter. Troopers say a campus employee was fatally shot near her vehicle by her estranged husband, who th...

Dec 16 2017

Peter Kay cancels United Kingdom tour - how to get your refund

In a statement on his Facebook page, the funnyman announced 100 stand-up gigs and all upcoming work commitments were cancelled. In a statement the Phoenix Nights star...

Dec 16 2017

Google announces first AI center in China

The company says it's already hired "top experts", with respected AI veteran - and Google Cloud chief scientist - Fei-Fei Li leading and coordinating work. Increasingly, ...

Dec 16 2017

World leaders losing the battle against climate change

Macron, who took power last May, told TIME in an interview last month it would be impossible for Trump to "renegotiate with 180 or 190 countries", and that he had org...

Dec 16 2017

Service offers relief for those blue at Christmas

Sunday, December 24 , is Christmas Eve and the fourth Sunday of Advent. Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 120 Nate Whipple Highway, Cumberland, will host Lessons and Carols Se...

Dec 16 2017

Ryanair recognises pilots' unions in bid to prevent Christmas strikes

In a major policy reversal, Ryanair said it was willing to open talks with pilot unions in Ireland, Germany, Italy, Spain, Portugal and the United Kingdom. The news means...

Dec 16 2017

NY bombing suspect Akayed Ullah charged with terror offences

Authorities confirmed that Ullah pledged allegiance to ISIS. He began the process of self-radicalisation in 2014 when he began viewing pro-Islamic State materials onlin...

Dec 16 2017

Wine glasses seven times larger now

Wine glasses have expanded in size almost seven-fold over the past 300 years, scientists at the University of Cambridge found , with their growth spurt surging most shar...

Dec 16 2017

US military chopper drops window frame on to Okinawa school grounds

Last week, a part of another US military helicopter fell on a nearby kindergarten roof, but nobody was hurt. The Marines said the window was an emergency exit on the ai...

Dec 16 2017

Weather Authority Thursday Night Forecast : Light Showers to Continue into Friday

An approaching cold front on Friday will boost temperatures to the upper 40s to mid-50s. Watch out for isolated slick spots as roads re-freeze. Mostly cloudy with sno...

Dec 16 2017

Capital punishment for Ameer ul-Islam in Jisha rape-murder case

Pronouncing the verdict, the judge said crimes against women not only affect their self-esteem and dignity but also the pace of societal development. Islam, a migrant wor...

Dec 16 2017

Snow Could Make For Messy Friday Afternoon Commute

The Genesee County 911 consortium page reports only a few vehicle crashes as well. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches with locally higher amounts possible. The N...

Dec 15 2017

Hopes fade for the soldiers missing in avalanche

He added that the Special Rescue Teams are now engaged in the operations to accomplish the task of tracing the missing soldiers. An official said that due to heavy snowfa...

Dec 15 2017

Quantum of Punishment in Jisha Rape-Murder Case to be Pronounced Today

Ameerul Islam , 22, has been found guilty of rape and murder . Ernakulam Principal and Sessions Court had dismissed the petition by Amirul Islam seeking further invest...

Dec 15 2017

World Bank Vows To Drop Fossil Fuels After 2019

Oil and gas investments, including loans and equity stakes, account for roughly 2 per cent of the Washington-based development bank's $280-billion (U.S.) asset base. In 2...

Dec 15 2017

NPAs biggest scam, UPA silent spectator when public money was looted: Modi

Strongly rejecting the "innuendos and falsehoods" made by Modi , Singh said he did not discuss Gujarat elections with anyone else at the dinner hosted by Congress le...

Dec 15 2017

Pence to delay Mideast trip as tax deal nears vote

GOP leadership has said the party has the votes to pass the bill next week, a timeline that would give President TrumpDonald John TrumpHouse Democrat slams Donald Trump...

Dec 15 2017

Latest Staten Island snow forecast: What to expect for morning commute

Little or no snow accumulation expected. The wind will make it worse, expect wind chills all night around -20° to -10°. It will be a chilly day too with high temperatur...

Dec 15 2017

Plane with 25 on board crashes in northern Saskatchewan

The Laurents were among 22 passengers, two pilots and a flight attendant on the ATR-42 plane, which left the airport in the northern Saskatchewan community at around 6:15...