Stories about Global Media

Feb 20 2018

Survey ranks USA presidents from greatest to worst

Out of the 320 political scientists contacted between December 22 and January 16, 170 complete responses were received. The greatest president of all time is Abraham ...

Feb 20 2018

SpaceX Gets Nod For Satellite Broadband Network

It's been years since Musk first revealed his plan to launch more than 4,000 internet-beaming satellites in a bid to create high-speed broadband from space . The Hawth...

Feb 19 2018

Imran Khan marries 'spiritual adviser' Bushra Maneka in Lahore - see photos

Jemima Goldsmith, daughter of a British billionaire, was his first wife. PTI chief had earlier married Reham Khan, a television anchorperson, and the relation lasted fo...

Feb 19 2018

Trump team in 'tussle for nuclear football codes' on China trip

According to Axios , which cites five sources, the Trump team followed normal security procedures and made sure officials in Beijing were briefed before Trump visited. B...

Feb 19 2018

PM Narendra Modi pays a visit to Lilavati Hospital

A statement from the Chief Minister's Office here had said, " It is a case of mild pancreatitis. Manohar Parrikar was admitted to Lilavati hospital three days ago, af...

Feb 19 2018

Netanyahu berates Poland's prime minister over 'unacceptable' Holocaust remark

Netanyahu spoke by telephone yesterday with Morawiecki and rejected any comparison between Polish and Jewish actions during the Holocaust , a statement issued by the ...

Feb 19 2018

Latvian central bank boss detained by anti-corruption force

Following arrest, prime minister of Baltic country, Maris Kucinskis, showed this Sunday his total confidence in "professional" work of KNAB and said that "re is no indi...

Feb 19 2018

US Says 'Extremely Unlikely' Turkey Used Chemical Weapons Against Kurds

A source updated on the matter told RIA Novosti Thursday that Damascus and the Kurds had agreed that Syrian fighters would arrive at the Turkish border near Afrin i...

Feb 19 2018

Netanyahu Warns Region on Iran, Syria

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu slammed an global agreement with Iran on Sunday, saying it has emboldened the regime in Tehran to become increasingly aggressi...

Feb 19 2018

Florida high school shooter was on police's radar in 2016

Florida Gov. Rick Scott called on Wray to step down following the Federal Bureau of Investigation announcement Friday. He is expected to announce a legislative package wi...

Feb 19 2018

Authorities announce name of Dagestan church shooter

The gunman was identified as a local man who is in his 20s. Earlier in the day, an individual opened fire in Kizlyar during celebration of folk holiday Maslenitsa , ...

Feb 18 2018

Falling star: former Trump strategist Steve Bannon to visit Zurich

That's in contrast to a Thursday interview with the House intelligence committee, where Bannon declined to answer some of lawmakers' questions, despite a subpoena . He w...

Feb 18 2018

Retailer HEB buying Austin-based delivery service Favor

Jag Bath, who was hired as CEO in September 2015, will remain in his position and H-E-B says it is keeping all of Favor's 50,000 runners. The deal is the largest invest...

Feb 18 2018

US court says Trump travel ban unlawfully discriminates against Muslim

Both rulings have no current effect, as the U.S. Supreme Court has said that the ban can go into place while it is challenged in the nation's highest court. Today's dec...

Feb 18 2018

USA 'strongly disagrees' with Ethiopia state of emergency

Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn announced his surprise resignation in a televised speech on Thursday, saying he wanted to smooth the way for further reforms. Earlie...

Feb 18 2018

Proposed Budget Cuts Could Impact Food Banks and SNAP Recipients

The Trump administration announced a proposal Monday aiming to scale back the food stamps program by 40 percent, cutting $213 billion from its budget in an unprecedente...

Feb 18 2018

When will the snowstorm start Saturday, how much snow will fall

The Weather Service said a fast-moving low-pressure system will spread snow across the region starting Sunday morning, with the heaviest snow expected from late morning...

Feb 18 2018

Tinder goes toe-to-toe with Bumble with upcoming feature

Tinder-the dating app is expected to launch a setting that would make it possible for women to only interact with men they choose to message first . Once this new feat...

Feb 18 2018

MSD Alum Anthony Rizzo Leaves Cubs Spring Training To Return To Florida

Cruz was himself a former student of Stoneman Douglas but had been expelled for disciplinary reasons. "Look, I'm a baseball player, but I'm also an American", Rizzo sa...

Feb 18 2018

Uber to set up 24-hour hotline for United Kingdom customers

U.S. ride-hailing app Uber on Friday announced new safety features for its service in Britain, as it appeals against the withdrawal of its licence in London. Where driv...