Stories about Global Media

Jan 03 2018

Mega Millions And Powerball Combined Jackpots Reach $700 Million

No one chose the numbers in the Powerball drawing Saturday night so the jackpot for Wednesday's drawing is an estimated $440 million. There is a one-time cash option of...

Jan 03 2018

BJP yields to Nitin Patel, hands him finance portfolio

Nitin Patel was named the Deputy chief minister in 2016. If that was so, sources said BJP chief Amit Shah ought to have consulted Patel before changing his portfolio. ...

Jan 03 2018

Mega Millions Jackpot Rises To $361 Million; Powerball At $440 Million

Despite bitter cold temperatures, lottery players are flocking to places around the Tri-State region to get the hottest tickets around - Powerball and Mega Millions. It h...

Jan 03 2018

Bitter cold continues ahead of 'potent coastal' snow storm in MA

Rural roads are covered with snow this morning but the main roads are clear. "Confidence is increasing for accumulating snow" across eastern Virginia, northeast North C...

Jan 02 2018

U.S. teen arrested after family shot dead on New Year's Eve

He was expected to be charged as an adult with four counts of murder and one count of possession of a weapon for an unlawful goal. Officers from the Monmouth County She...

Jan 02 2018

Afghanistan funeral blast marks end of deadly year

A deadly vehicle bomb attack was foiled in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan a day after an explosion ripped through a funeral ceremony in this province leaving a...

Jan 02 2018

Novak Djokovic could miss Australian Open with lingering elbow injury

Meanwhile, Andy Murray held his first practice session at Zayed Sports City after flying out to the United Arab Emirates on Wednesday. The Australian Open will begin on...

Jan 02 2018

Parking garage fire destroys roughly 1400 cars in UK

The horses were moved to safety inside the arena. The popular horse show was canceled because of the fire, which was brought under control early Monday morning. "All peop...

Jan 02 2018

Two arrested for killings of four in Troy

From the beginning, police, who have not provided details about the deaths, described the case as a horrific crime. "After being in this business for nearly 42 years, I...

Jan 02 2018

Trump's remark on aid to Pakistan vindicates India's stand: Government

Trump, in a strongly-worded tweet , said America had been "foolishly" giving aid to Pakistan for 15 years, but in return, it has only received "lies and deceit". Instead...

Jan 02 2018

Christian brothers shot dead in Egypt days after Church attack

Trump has promised to make protecting beleaguered Christian communities overseas a priority for his administration. Islamic State claimed Friday's attack on a Coptic ch...

Jan 02 2018

Iran supplying missiles to Hamas in Gaza Strip

Police sappers were called to the scene to remove the rocket. It was not immediately clear if it was the same launch or another one. Last month, Israel conducted explos...

Jan 02 2018

India and Pakistan exchange 27th list of nuclear installations

Today's exchange was the 27th consecutive exchange of the nuclear file - the first exchange took place in on January 1, 1992. In the July 2017 list shared by Pakistan, ...

Jan 02 2018

First baby of the year born in Limerick

Two Toronto hospitals say the first babies of 2018 were born at the stroke of midnight. Elsewhere in Glasgow, Katie Browne and Lynfryn MacKenzie welcomed baby Josefin M...

Jan 02 2018

Palestine envoy attends Hafiz Saeed's rally in Pakistan, India miffed

Earlier, Ministry of External Affairs on Saturday said that Palestine has conveyed regrets over its ambassador's presence at an event attended by worldwide terrorist and ...

Jan 02 2018

Iran protests: Telegram and Instagram restricted

Khademi told the ILNA news agency that he did not know whether the deadly shots were fired by security officials or protesters. The state TV report made the reference i...

Jan 02 2018

United Kingdom: dramatic fire in Manchester block of flats

People were warned to avoid the area around Joiner Street, in the Northern Quarter, where a dozen fire crews are tackling the blaze. The fire service tweeted: "The fire...

Jan 01 2018

PM Modi invites ideas for 'New India' from youth through 'mock parliament'

Calling them the "New India Youth", PM Modi said they will form the basis of new India, which will be free of evils like corruption, casteism, corruption and terrorism....

Jan 01 2018

Terrorists storm into CRPF camp, two personnel injured

They were challenged by camp sentries", said a CRPF official. Four CRPF jawans were killed and several others were injured in the attack. Three among the four martyred so...

Jan 01 2018

Court delivers Zuma impeachment blow

In March a year ago, the Constitutional Court delivered a damning ruling in which it stated that Zuma had failed to "uphold, defend and respect the Constitution" when he ...