Stories about Global Media

Sep 03 2018

Trump lowers White House flags to half-staff to honor Sen. John McCain

John McCain , a leading Republican senator who ran for USA president in 2008, died Saturday at age 81 surrounded by his family, his office said. Senator Lamar Alexand...

Sep 03 2018

US Senator John McCain has died at the age of 81

John Sidney McCain III was born August 29, 1936, in the Panama Canal Zone and into a family whose military lineage included an ancestor who served as an aide to Gen Georg...

Sep 03 2018

John McCain’s family remembers the man they loved

He had battled brain cancer. Badly wounded when the plane spiraled out of control and crashed, he was captured and spent more than five brutal years as a POW in North V...

Sep 03 2018

President Trump scrapped official statement praising Sen. John McCain

Capitol. John McCain was eulogized as a "true American hero" - and a awful driver with a wicked sense of humor and love of a good fight - at a crowded church service fo...

Sep 03 2018

Lobbyist admits steering foreign funds to inaugural

In 2014, Patten and a Russian national formed a company in the US that offered lobbying and political consulting services. A USA political lobbyist connected to a somet...

Sep 02 2018

Trump only has himself to blame for the Mueller probe

Sessions' original sin in Trump's eyes is that he recused himself from matters connected to the presidential campaign, in which he was a conspicuous cheerleader for Tru...

Sep 02 2018

Moscow sees murder of rebel leader in E. Ukraine as "terrorist act"

In early 2014, soon after Ukraine's pro-Russian government was toppled by the Maidan revolution, he took part in the seizure of the Donetsk regional administration buildi...

Sep 02 2018

Couple ordered to hand over money they raised for homeless veteran

Katie McClure and her boyfriend, Mark D'Amico, had to give all the funds to their lawyer - after they had raised the dough through a GoFundMe campaignfor Johnny Bobb...

Sep 02 2018

Couple who crowdfunded $400K for homeless man ordered to pay up

According to CNN affiliates WPVI and KYW , McClure and Mark D'Amico had the money they raised on GoFundMe in their personal accounts, Bobbitt's lawyer said. "F...

Sep 02 2018

Trump Won't Compromise With Canada in NAFTA Deal

The White House notified Congress on Friday of its "intent to sign a trade agreement with Mexico - and Canada, if it is willing - 90 days from now". over 850,000 jobs. ...

Sep 01 2018

Australia issues notice of plan to ban whistle-blower Chelsea Manning

Australia's Department of Home Affairs "does not comment on individual cases", a spokesperson said. Manning was convicted of leaking military and diplomatic docum...

Sep 01 2018

How to watch John McCain funeral in Washington

McCain's body is now lying in state in Washington , DC. Jeff Flake - Arizona's other senator. And the absence of Trump , whose bitter feud with McCain has wrangled ...

Sep 01 2018

Iran's FM pays unannounced visit to Turkey for key talks

The FO statement further said the U.S. decision to withdraw from the deal was also discussed and Qureshi informed Zarif that Pakistan stands with Iran in this hour of nee...

Sep 01 2018

Mexico has Trump figured out

If I say no, the answer's no". A report from the Toronto Star focuses on comments Trump made about refusing to make any compromises with Canadian officials. Such a mo...

Sep 01 2018

Almost 3,000 deaths in Puerto Rico linked to Maria

In December, The Fresh York Conditions estimated 1,052 "excess deaths" occurred after Maria. San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz speaks to the media as she arrives at the ...

Sep 01 2018

USA to Terminate UNRWA Funding

The department said in a written statement that the United States "will no longer commit further funding to this irredeemably flawed operation". In 2016, the US donated...

Sep 01 2018

Donald Trump Will Visit Ireland And The Date Has Been Revealed

The US President plans to visit the country as part of a wider trip to Europe to commemorate 100 years since the end of the First World War. The US President owns a gol...

Sep 01 2018

Consultant Pleads Guilty To Violating Lobbying Laws Over Ukraine Work

Manafort was convicted last week on eight counts of bank and tax fraud. According to media reports , Patten has business ties to Konstantin Kilimnik , who was indict...

Aug 31 2018

South Africa farm seizures: International Monetary Fund gives ‘FULL SUPPORT’ to controversial farm policy

White farmers own nearly three-quarters of South Africa's agricultural land, according to an audit by lobby group Agri SA published previous year, down from 87% during wh...

Aug 31 2018

Russian Federation to hold major naval drills in Mediterranean, TASS agency reports

In recent weeks, the regime forces have dropped leaflets over Idlib province urging people to surrender, opened a route for civilians to cross into regime territory and...