Stories about Global Media

Sep 19 2018

London mayor Sadiq Khan pitches for second referendum on Brexit

Writing in the Observer, the ardent Remain supporter said both options, neither of which are attractive, are "incredibly risky" and questioned the Prime Minister's "manda...

Sep 19 2018

'Impeachment is hell': Manafort deal increases pressure on Trump

In the case of Patten, the special counsel's office didn't even handle the case itself; it spun off a recommendation to prosecute to the National Security Division of the...

Sep 19 2018

SA court legalises private cannabis use

The Constitutional Court will on Tuesday be handing down judgment on the question of whether or not to decriminalise cannabis use. In a landmark unanimous judgment, t...

Sep 19 2018

Kavanaugh, Ford invited to Senate Judiciary hearing; Thursday vote delayed, sources say

Ford, 51 and a clinical psychology professor at Palo Alto University in California, says she was able to get away after a friend of Kavanaugh's who was in the room jumped...

Sep 19 2018

President Trump Slaps China With Additional $200 Billion Tariffs

Beijing has since accused the United States of starting the "largest trade war in economic history". "Tariffs have put the U.S.in a very strong bargaining position, ...

Sep 19 2018

Trump Defends Embattled Supreme Court Nominee

Former president George W. Bush said he will stand by his former employee and Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh amid an allegation of sexual misconduct, Politico r...

Sep 18 2018

FEMA to test 'Presidential Alert' system next week

EDT. This message isn't political pandering, or merely a chance to say hello, but rather a test of the Federal Emergency Management Agency ( FEMA ) messaging system c...

Sep 18 2018

Where Did Christine Blasey Ford Go to High School?

Ford said she was able to escape Kavanaugh and his friend, whom she identified as Mark Judge. And he called a question about whether Kavanaugh should withdraw "ridiculous...

Sep 18 2018

Brett Kavanaugh: 'This is a completely false allegation'

She claimed Kavanaugh pinned her to a bed, tried to remove her clothing and put his hand over her mouth when she tried to scream. Ford said she never discussed the in...

Sep 18 2018

Australians report needles in strawberries across the country

The police have said that six brands of strawberries in Australia are believed to be contaminated with needles and pins, prompting warnings from the authorities to sl...

Sep 18 2018

Trump Defends Brett Kavanaugh Amid Attempted Sexual Assault Allegation

She told both how she was sexually assaulted by Kavanaugh back in high school, when they were both teenagers, saying he held her down at a party. The allegation puts...

Sep 18 2018

Republican schism emerges over plans for Kavanaugh Supreme Court vote

When she attempted to scream for help, Kavanaugh put his hand over her mouth. Ford , now a 51-year-old research psychologist in California , told the Washington Pos...

Sep 18 2018

Rudy Giuliani Swipes at Mueller and the ‘Biased’ Media Over Manafort Deal

The verdict was part of a stunning one-two punch of bad news for the White House, coming as the president's former lawyer, Michael Cohen, was pleading guilty in NY to cam...

Sep 18 2018

The Buzz | Tropical bands from Florence begin lashing Carolinas

If anything, we are more than likely going to have a power outage. Of course, coupled with what could be tropical storm force wind gusts arriving as early as late tonig...

Sep 18 2018

Residents allowed to return to homes after gas explosions

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker declared a state of emergency for the area and put Eversource Energy, another utility, in charge of recovery efforts after state and loca...

Sep 18 2018

Border Patrol agent went on 2-week killing spree

The Webb County Sheriff's office believes the 10 year veteran with the US border patrol, picked up four women, all prostitutes, and then murdered them. Starting almost tw...

Sep 18 2018

Russia says no Syria assault as Putin, Erdoğan agree Idlib plan

Russian President Vladimir Putin said it would be 15-km to 25-km wide and come into force by 15 October. During the Tehran summit, Erdogan called for a ceasefire in...

Sep 18 2018

American professor detained by Israel in West Bank scuffle

The boy, named as Shadi Abdel-Al, is the youngest fatality so far from Israeli gunfire. "He used to go every Friday to the marches like thousands of other people. Israe...

Sep 17 2018

Trump green lights US$200 billion tariff round

White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow would not confirm the meeting invitation, but said that communication with Beijing had "picked up a notch."The Treasury Departme...

Sep 17 2018

Hurricane Florence path latest: EMPTY SHELVES as East Coast residents desperately prepare

As North Carolina residents began to feel the first modest effects of a weakened Hurricane Florence on Thursday, forecasters warned the powerful storm will bring seawat...