World Media

California man charged with plotting Christmas Day attack in San Francisco

California man charged with plotting Christmas Day attack in San Francisco According to the FBI , Jameson was identified as an ISIS supporter in September based on his social-media activity, which was brought to authorities' attention by an agency informant. "I also don't think I can do this after all", Jameson wrote. The suspect inadvertently revealed his plans to an undercover Federal Bureau of Investigation agent he believed to be a senior leader of the Islamic ... [Full Article...]

Trudeau vacation on private island broke conflict of interest rules: ethics watchdog

Trudeau vacation on private island broke conflict of interest rules: ethics watchdog However, the commissioner said that Trudeau didn't contravene the Conflict of Interest Code for Members of the House of Commons , because he didn't discuss House business with the Aga Khan. The Aga Khan, the title held by the leader of the Ismaili branch of Shia Islam, was a pallbearer at the funeral of Justin's father, former Prime Minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau. [Full Article...]

After Mourinho, rocking Robins now target unbeaten Pep

After Mourinho, rocking Robins now target unbeaten Pep City's victory, secured with a second-half goal from Nicolas Otamendi, was seen as crucial in the title race, giving them a huge 11-point lead over United. We were the team with the strength in our legs - even to go to a strong extra-time - and they scored when we didn't have time for a reaction". The late drama at both matches ensured a fascinating last-four draw, with Chelsea playing Arsenal a... [Full Article...]

Uber Should Be Considered As A Transport Company

Uber Should Be Considered As A Transport Company In its ruling, the ECJ said that a service whose objective was "to connect, by means of a smartphone application and for remuneration, non-professional drivers using their own vehicle with persons who wish to make urban journeys" must be classified as "a service in the field of transport" in European Union law. [Full Article...]

Sen. Al Franken to resign January 2 over sexual misconduct allegations

Sen. Al Franken to resign January 2 over sexual misconduct allegations Franken announced his resignation earlier this month, after more than half a dozen women alleged that he touched them improperly or made unwanted sexual advances. Franken's promise to resign "in the coming weeks" was an obvious move to hedge against the possibility of Moore being defeated. And the only thing I'll ask for is expedite, put extra investigators, do whatever you have to, to go thro... [Full Article...]

Democrat wins recount in Virginia House race

Democrat wins recount in Virginia House race Shelly Simonds beat three-term incumbent Republican Delegate David Yancey in the 94th District in Newport News, 11,608 to 11,607, in an hours-long recount Tuesday. Election officials in Newport News said Tuesday that Shelly Simonds beat incumbent Republican Del. Trevor Stanley, a lawyer for Yancey, argued that the slash in Simonds' bubble clearly meant that the voter was picking Yancey. [Full Article...]

Brexit transition period must end by 2021, says Barnier

Brexit transition period must end by 2021, says Barnier But the precise terms of the transition phase are the subject of the next set of negotiations. Legislation meant to smooth Britain's exit from the European Union moves a step closer to becoming law on Wednesday, as ministers begin working out what they want from Brexit. [Full Article...]

Trump talked of rescinding Gorsuch nomination after criticism

Trump talked of rescinding Gorsuch nomination after criticism Early this year, before his confirmation to the US Supreme Court , Neil Gorsuch was quoted as saying he found President Donald Trump's criticism of the federal judiciary "disheartening" and "demoralizing ". Gorsuch declined the Post's request for comment, but White House spokesman Raj Shah did provide a statement. Trump did not receive it until March 10, suggesting a White House in utter... [Full Article...]

North Korea Testing ICBMs Loaded With Anthrax Bio

North Korea Testing ICBMs Loaded With Anthrax Bio The report is also said to state that the U.S. government is aware of the tests - which North Korea reportedly has strongly denied and threatened to "take revenge" on the USA for saying it is developing biological weapons. Quoting an unnamed spokesman from the Committee for the Peaceful Reunification of the Country of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (CPRC and DPRK, respectively), state-r... [Full Article...]

White Christmas may be a thing of dreams this year

White Christmas may be a thing of dreams this year Only twice in the last 16 years? Saturday will be the milder of the two as highs likely climb back above 50 degrees despite the rain, thanks to a warm southerly breeze on the milder side of an approaching cold front. A barrage of blustery showers is set to strike the United Kingdom bringing a wet and windy festive season and dashing any hopes of a White Christmas . [Full Article...]

Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull announces cabinet reshuffle

It'll all be announced tomorrow, along with Turnbull's other cabinet reshuffles. There have been discussions about Mr Fletcher taking Communications Minister Mitch Fifield's job - and Senator Fifield taking over Social Services - as this would offer a chance to reset debate over the problem-plagued NBN, but such as change is considered unlikely. [Full Article...]

Emergency call from inside derailed Amtrak train

Emergency call from inside derailed Amtrak train Authorities later added that several cars had been struck on Interstate 5 near the rail tracks, but that no fatalities of motorists had been reported. The work was done by Sound Transit , which owns the track, and reviewed by the FRA, the department said on Monday. Local sources reported that Don Anderson, mayor of the nearby town of Lakewood, opposed the new route because of what he called i... [Full Article...]

South Africa's ruling ANC chooses Cyril Ramaphosa to replace President Zuma

South Africa's ruling ANC chooses Cyril Ramaphosa to replace President Zuma After a rocky start to the gathering, two candidates accepted the party's nomination for president: Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, former African Union commission chair and Zuma's ex-wife, and Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa , a wealthy businessman who has been increasingly critical of the president. [Full Article...]

U.S. vetoes United Nations call for withdrawal of Trump Jerusalem decision

U.S. vetoes United Nations call for withdrawal of Trump Jerusalem decision President Donald Trump to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. The U.N. draft resolution affirmed "that any decisions and actions which purport to have altered the character, status or demographic composition of the Holy City of Jerusalem have no legal effect, are null and void and must be rescinded in compliance with relevant resolutions of the Security Council". [Full Article...]

Arrangements in place for counting of votes in Gujarat, Himachal tomorrow

Arrangements in place for counting of votes in Gujarat, Himachal tomorrow Mevani raised his voice against Dalit atrocities. With one day left for the counting of votes in Gujarat assembly election, Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) office in Gandhinagar- Shree Kamalam is all decked up in anticipation of victory. Either way, this is well past the halfway mark of 35 seats in the 68-member Himachal Pradesh Assembly. A turnout of 75.28 percent was recorded in the north Ind... [Full Article...]

Teen's Celebration After Being Accepted To Harvard

Teen's Celebration After Being Accepted To Harvard Ayrton's video of checking the results online recently went viral. To say that Ayrton Little, from Breaux Bridge, celebrated with his classmates when he got the news of the Ivy League acceptance would be an understatement. My oldest son got into Stanford on Friday and we have been waiting for a response from Harvard, and I just can't believe it. The footage showed Little sitting in front of a ... [Full Article...]

PM Modi hopes for fruitful winter session of Parliament

PM Modi hopes for fruitful winter session of Parliament As the Winter Session started, the prime minister noted that all party leaders were clear at Thursday's meeting that this session should be used positively to help take the country forward. "But our Winter Session is beginning in 2017 and will go on till 2018", he said. I hope for positive and innovative arguments. Thereafter, the Prime Minister introduced new ministers to the House, following... [Full Article...]

Does the U.S. have a 'smoking gun' on Iran?

Does the U.S. have a 'smoking gun' on Iran? Saudi-led forces, which back the Yemeni government, have been fighting the Iran-allied Houthis in Yemen's more than two-year-long civil war. Iran says the allegations are "unfounded, irresponsible and provocative". In response to Haley's remarks, American analysts also called attention to the direct and protracted role the US government has played, and continues to play , in the ongoing war... [Full Article...]

Children's remains found in backyard shed

Children's remains found in backyard shed Authorities are awaiting additional testing to determine if the remains belong to the missing brothers. MI police are looking into the possibility the remains of three children found in Montana in September could be linked to the disappearance of three MI brothers in 2010. [Full Article...]

Nazareth Cancels Christmas in Protest of Trump's Jerusalem Move

Nazareth Cancels Christmas in Protest of Trump's Jerusalem Move Trump argued that he is recognizing historical reality with his announcement that the U.S.is to begin a process of moving the USA embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem . In response, the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation has declared East Jerusalem as the capital of Palestine. Earlier this month, Trump made his controversial decision to move the U.S. [Full Article...]


« Previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39  Next »