Stories about Global Media

Mar 21 2018

Brother of Parkland shooting suspect trespassed at school 'to soak it in'

No detentions were issued, Benway confirmed. "We will be respecting the rights of all students , whether they choose to participate or not". The students at the Mar...

Mar 21 2018

Xi eager to expand influence overseas, revive "great Chinese nation"

After Xi's speech, Li Keqiang, who was re-appointed to a second five-year term as China's premier on Sunday, met the press and tried to dispel anxiety that Xi's advocacy ...

Mar 21 2018

Australian bushfires kill cattle, destroy homes

Despite the damage, authorities said there were no reports of serious injuries or deaths. "This fire ran more than 7km (four miles) before it impacted on those properti...

Mar 21 2018

S. Korea musicians to play first concert in North since 2007

The visit, which was agreed after talks between the countries in the border area of Panmunjom and will include a series of concerts, will last until 3 April, South Korea'...

Mar 21 2018

Rail roko by job-seekers, services between Matunga, Dadar suspended

Minister of Railways Piyush Goyal on Tuesday issued a statement saying it was carrying out a massive recruitment drive which was transparent and fair. We are struggling. ...

Mar 21 2018

Brexit: Negotiators Agree To A 21-Month Transition Process

European Union negotiator Michel Barnier yesterday claimed Spain's veto over the deal remained in place, but despite reports suggesting Gibraltar would not be covered...

Mar 21 2018

Gingrich: Trump should stop targeting Mueller and 'focus on being president'

The revelation that Trump's lawyers have turned over documents to Mueller is just the latest sign of panic coming from Trump's legal team. Zervos said in a January 20...

Mar 21 2018

Student protest in Mumbai ends after 4 hours; local trains resume service

There are total 30 trains which have been cancelled on the Central Line due to the protests that have obstructed the tracks between Kurla and Dadar railway stations. Rail...

Mar 21 2018

Palestinian gov't urges Hamas to hand over rule of Gaza Strip

The Special Rapporteur said: "I once again call upon Israel to comply with global law and bring to a complete end its 50 year occupation of the Palestinian territory occu...

Mar 21 2018

Ahead of polls, Karnataka govt grants religious minority status to Lingayats

Soon after members of the Lingayat community reached the Patel Circle area in Kalaburagi to celebrate the government's decision, Veerashaiva members arrived to protest ag...

Mar 20 2018

Powerball Ticket Worth $1.2 Million Sold In Santa Monica

A single ticket sold in Pennsylvania won a Powerball jackpot worth an estimated $456.7 million in Saturday night's drawing, the lottery announced . The store earns a...

Mar 20 2018

Supreme Court turns down GOP request to block Pennsylvania congressional map

Supreme Court declined to intercede as well on Monday. The practical impact is the 2018 elections are likely to be held under a map much more favorable to Democrats, wh...

Mar 20 2018

Similarities found in four Austin bombs in Texas

The Travis Country neighborhood was cordoned off by police and residents were told to stay indoors. Investigators say the two victims saw a suspicious device on the...

Mar 20 2018

Britain, EU agree terms for Brexit transition deal

Britain's Brexit Secretary David Davis said the agreement is conditional on both sides agreeing a final withdrawal treaty, adding today's development would smooth t...

Mar 20 2018

United States govt to accept metals tariffs exclusion requests from Monday

On Monday, Walmart, Ikea, Target and nine other large retail brands in the USA signed a petition to urge the Trump administration to halt the anti-China tariff plan. The ...

Mar 20 2018

Ola, Uber cheated us, protest cabbies in Hyderabad

On March 22, these drivers who say their platforms have become "places of low pay and foul play" plan to gherao the Parliament building demanding government intervention....

Mar 20 2018

Palestinian president calls U.S. ambassador to Israel 'son of a dog'

He then angrily stressed the "Son of a dog (Friedman) says they (Israelis) are building in their land". Is that anti-Semitism or political discourse? He criticised the ...

Mar 20 2018

After SAD's Majithia, now Kejriwal apologizes to Gadkari, Sibal

After the apology, they both submitted a joint application asking to withdraw the defamation case filed by Mr Gadkari. The Delhi chief minister's previous apology had...

Mar 20 2018

Trump slams Mueller, McCabe in Sunday tweets

But Justice Department policy and federal service law bar discrimination in the hiring of career positions on the basis of political affiliation, and experts say there is...

Mar 20 2018

John Oliver releases children's book about gay bunny to spite Pence

FOTF has a history of sponsoring gay conversion therapy programs disguised with names like "Love Won Out" and as recently as a year ago Pence appeared before the organiza...