Global Media

Bermuda becomes the first country to repeal laws allowing same-sex marriage

Bermuda becomes the first country to repeal laws allowing same-sex marriage John Rankin, governor of the socially conservative British island territory, signed the bill which removed the right for gay couples to marry. Rights groups said the move was unprecedented on the world stage, and stripped same-sex couples of the right to marry, while politicians in Britain expressed profound disappointment, calling it a "backwards step" for human rights in Bermuda. [Full Article...]

Cavaliers still talking DeAndre Jordan trade with Clippers

Cavaliers still talking DeAndre Jordan trade with Clippers This is huge news, not just because it indicates how badly the Cleveland Cavaliers want to trade for DeAndre Jordan , but because a third team is rumored to be involved. The last few days before the February 8 trade deadline will tell how much of a risk Cavs general manager Koby Altman is (or isn't) willing to take. [Full Article...]

Congress is set to open the door to a gargantuan budget deal

Congress is set to open the door to a gargantuan budget deal That deal would nix strict budget caps, set in 2011 to reduce the federal deficit, and would allow Congress to spend billions of dollars more in the current fiscal year and in fiscal year 2019. The White House backs the Senate deal. Senate leaders have reached a two-year budget agreement to resolve a months-long impasse over spending levels. [Full Article...]

Venezuelan electoral body sets presidential election date

Venezuelan electoral body sets presidential election date Its two most popular leaders are... After surviving months of massive street protests past year, Maduro has consolidated his power by creating a new legislative superbody and sidelining opposition parties. Also on Wednesday, Dominican Republic President Danilo Medina announced that dialogue between the Venezuelan government and the right-wing opposition had entered a stage of indefinite recess... [Full Article...]

Erdogan shares his plans for liberating Syria

Erdogan shares his plans for liberating Syria Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan made the remarks during a telephone conversation, according to a Kremlin statement, Xinhua reported. The source added the two leaders agreed to hasten the establishment of military observation posts in Syria's Idlib region, as well as discussing the deteriorating humanitarian situation in Eastern Ghouta, near Damas... [Full Article...]

Bush reveals 'clear evidence' Russian Federation meddled in 2016 election

Bush reveals 'clear evidence' Russian Federation meddled in 2016 election Our democracy is only good if people trust the results. Bush described Russian President Vladimir Putin as "zero-sum". The White House did not immediately respond to a request for comment on Bush's remarks. He added: "It is important for our economy and also important for our soul that the immigration system functions well". Although he didn't mention Trump specifically, he criticized the ad... [Full Article...]

Something 'fishy' about Rafale deal, PM not answering fundamental questions: Rahul Gandhi

Something 'fishy' about Rafale deal, PM not answering fundamental questions: Rahul Gandhi This deal is about jets that will form the backbone of the Indian Air Force. The way the Congress president has been aggressively taking on the BJP for its failures has attracted many anti-BJP forces and is galvanising the opposition, he said. [Full Article...]

USA to impose 'toughest ever' sanctions on North Korea, Pence warns

USA to impose 'toughest ever' sanctions on North Korea, Pence warns Cho addressed Trump's predilection for bombastic speech in declining any chance to meet with Pence or the US delegation while in South Korea . In Japan, which has the biggest concentration of U.S. North Korea displays its Pukguksong submarine-launched ballistic missile during a military parade in Pyongyang on April 15, 2017, in a still taken from North Korean TV footage. [Full Article...]

CNN host slams Holocaust denying congress candidate: 'You're going down in flames.'

CNN host slams Holocaust denying congress candidate: 'You're going down in flames.' Jones - who also later called the Holocaust "an worldwide, extortion racket by the Jews" - is the only Republican running in the primaries for Illinois' third congressional district, which is a heavily Democratic district that stretches from Chicago's southwest side to the suburbs of LaGrange. [Full Article...]

Trump aide to leave White House after abuse allegations

Trump aide to leave White House after abuse allegations Further, Holderness said she told her story to the FBI on January 24, 2017 when she was interviewed as part of Porter's security clearance investigation. A top aide to White House chief of staff John Kelly , Porter was initially defended by glowing White House statements in spite of his resignation. [Full Article...]

Renuka wants privilege notice against PM

Renuka wants privilege notice against PM A visibly miffed Chowdhary told ANI, "PM made a personal remark, what else do you expect from him? It is after the Ramayana serial that the nation heard such kind of laughter", PM Modi said, which evoked laughter from BJP leaders present in the house. [Full Article...]

Congress says not averse to post-poll alliance in Nagaland

Congress says not averse to post-poll alliance in Nagaland The state's ruling NPF has announced it will contest in 58 assembly segments. "We are yet to get the complete details of the nominations from few district, but so far we have received reports of 191 candidates filing the nomination", he said. [Full Article...]

Arrested For Helping Pak Lashkar Terrorist Escape, 'planned Act', Says Police

Arrested For Helping Pak Lashkar Terrorist Escape, 'planned Act', Says Police In a major breakthrough, the Jammu and Kashmir Police have arrested at least six people who are believed to have helped Pakistani militant Naveed Jat alias Hanzulla escape from custody during a hospital visit for a medical check-up. Khan said the conspirators had a bike and a auto when they entered the hospital. Abdul Rahim, who had come from Shopian to SMHS hospital for his monthly checku... [Full Article...]

'Citizenship-based discrimination': Russian athletes file lawsuit towards IOC

'Citizenship-based discrimination': Russian athletes file lawsuit towards IOC Two groups of Russian athletes seeking late entry for the Pyeongchang Olympics had their appeals adjourned Wednesday, leaving decisions on their participation to the eve of the opening ceremony at the earliest. The IOC and CAS are already at loggerheads. They are being referred to as OARs (Olympic Athletes from Russia) and aren't wearing the usual Russian colors of white, red and blue. [Full Article...]

White House hits back at Omarosa

White House hits back at Omarosa It's not my circus, not my monkeys". With James, Brent points out how if he had just offered Shannon a simple deal, then Omarosa could not stop it and Shannon would likely have likely taken it. He asks: "Who has that power to say, 'What's going on?'" When Ross then asks, "Should we be anxious", she nods, upsetting him even more . On paper, the cast of Celebrity Big Brother did not impr... [Full Article...]

Trump asks Pentagon to plan military parade

Trump asks Pentagon to plan military parade He added that his team has been "putting together some options" for the parade. When the Washington Post reported on Tuesday that President Trump had ordered plans for a big military parade , the inspiration cited was the Bastille Day spectacle he had witnessed in France past year. [Full Article...]

Maldives' president sends envoys to China, S Arabia for support

Maldives' president sends envoys to China, S Arabia for support The Maldivian embassy in India announced that foreign minister Mohamed Asim was to visit New Delhi "as his first stop" as a special envoy on Thursday, but "the visit was cancelled on the request of the Indian government". While the Maldives is a popular Passover destination for many Israeli travelers, the Foreign Affairs Ministry in Jerusalem is warning against visiting the island country due to... [Full Article...]

Sen. Rand Paul's Shutdown Solution

Sen. Rand Paul's Shutdown Solution Democratic House leaders have expressed reluctance to accept the budget agreement because there's been no progress on an immigration deal. "Senator Rand Paul is asking for is a 15-minute vote on his amendment to restore the budget caps", Paul spokesman Sergio Gor tweeted. [Full Article...]

US Senate leaders reach long-term, bipartisan budget deal to avert shutdown

Then Ryan has to decide whether to allow a vote , and he says that depends on whether President Trump supports it. The deal also provides nearly $90bn for disaster relief efforts in Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico, which have been hard-hit by hurricanes in the a year ago. [Full Article...]

Luger Erin Hamlin will carry US flag into opening ceremony

Luger Erin Hamlin will carry US flag into opening ceremony She's also the fourth luge athlete to carry the USA flag into an Olympics. In deciding who was going to carry the United States flag for the opening ceremonies in PyeongChang , South Korea, a coin flip was needed. When votes were cast for the U.S. flag bearer, Hamlin and Davis tied, so U.S. Olympic officials gave it all over to chance, and Hamlin won the flip. But on the day after the announcem... [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 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 200 201 202 203 204 205 206 207 208 209 210 211 212 213 214 215  Next »