Stories about Global Media

Jan 23 2018

Suspect in custody after U.S. school shooting

Italy TX school shooting. The Ellis County Sheriff's Office says students have been moved from the school and an investigation is ongoing. The girl's condition is ...

Jan 23 2018

75% of Brits don't trust social media

Trust in business, media and nongovernmental organizations also fell between 10 and 20 points, according to the survey. For the first time, the media have become the le...

Jan 23 2018

Pennsylvania Supreme Court orders state's congressional map redrawn

The Democratic-controlled court, which said the districts violate the state constitution, gave the Republican-controlled Legislature until February 9 to pass a replacem...

Jan 23 2018

Sixteen hurt in Richmond train accident

The train operator - NSW Trains - said the train had hit a buffer at the end of the railway line. Multiple injuries have been reported following a train crash in ...

Jan 23 2018

A WH spox flayed Lindsey Graham's ass-backward immigration position

The South Carolina senator pointed out that the White House had originally requested $18 billion for border security and the president's promised so-called wall along the...

Jan 23 2018

Ryan's Strategy May Be Backfiring, Earning GOP Blame for a Government Shutdown

Ryan has been trying to negotiate a deal to dodge a government shutdown, by raising spending caps on the defense budget, but has been hampered by the Democrat's partisan ...

Jan 23 2018

Backed Kurdish forces plead with Washington to stop Turkish attack on Afrin

Washington, which has backed the YPG in the battle against Islamic State in Syria, said on Sunday it was concerned about the situation. "We urge Turkey to exercise re...

Jan 23 2018

Trump Administration Keeps Many National Parks Open Amid Shutdown

Civilian contractors and support staff working at military bases would likely be furloughed. The park service's parent agency, the Interior Department, had vowed to kee...

Jan 22 2018

Four fights Trump and Congress must resolve to avert government shutdown

The editorial ("Stop treating the Dreamers as bargaining chips") noted how the president had offered to sign a "clean" DACA extension while Congress worked through ...

Jan 22 2018

Pennsylvania congressman leading assault task force settles his own case

The Times notes that the exact amount of the settlement between Meehan and the aide "could not be determined", due to the fact that Meehan's office paid it from a congre...

Jan 22 2018

Britons in Jamaica's Montego Bay urged to stay in resorts

James, which is twice the number of any other parish. The US, in its advisory prior to the declaration of the state of public emergency , had warned US visitors abou...

Jan 22 2018

USA 'fire and fury' faces nuclear conundrums

Speaking in Hanoi on Friday, Russian lawmaker Konstantin Kosachev said pressure alone would not bring a suspension of North Korea's nuclear and missile programs, Tass ne...

Jan 22 2018

Cuomo Vows to keep Statue of Liberty Open, despite shut down

The National Park Service says the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island were closed Saturday "due to a lapse in appropriations". "The federal government has tried to close ...

Jan 22 2018

Trump's Davos Trip Is 'Day-to-Day' During Government Shutdown

Russian Federation will focus on the technology agenda within the framework of the World Economic Forum in Davos this year and participation in a number of new techno...

Jan 22 2018

Tom Cotton, David Perdue, and the Trap of Lying for Donald Trump

Almost 60 percent of Americans disagree with President Donald Trump's reported comment about immigration from " shithole countries", a new HuffPost/YouGov survey fi...

Jan 22 2018

U.S. security focus no longer terrorism - Defense Secretary

The new strategy also emphasizes making space systems and other critical communications more resilient to physical and cyber attacks; deploying more missile defense sys...

Jan 22 2018

Jordan's king tells Pence US must 'rebuild trust' after Jerusalem decision

In a new expression of that snub, Abbas overlapped with Pence in Jordan from Saturday evening to midday Sunday, when the Palestinian leader flew to Brussels for a meeting...

Jan 22 2018

Government Shutdown To Limit NFL Viewing Options For Overseas Troops

Even if the AFN had shut down, troops could still watch online streamed coverage of the games. Operated by the Department of Defense, the network offers multiple televi...

Jan 22 2018

'Sovereignty & security violation': Beijing outraged by USA warship sailing off disputed island

Huangyan Island is also known as the Scarborough Shoal, a disputed territory in the South China Sea claimed by the Philippines as well as China. Foreign Ministry Spok...

Jan 22 2018

Politicians congratulate New Zealand PM on pregnancy

Ardern was only sworn into office in October after a closely-fought election. This year we'll join the many parents who wear two hats. Gayford would be a "stay-at-home"...