Global Media


President Trump to Visit United Kingdom in July President Trump to Visit United Kingdom in July
- April 27, 2018

So far the only details of the itinerary are "bilateral talks" with the prime minister during a trip Trump's spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders described as a "working visit". And she reportedly pokes fun at the size of Mr Trump's hands, telling a Conservative fundraising party, in response to applause from donors: "Thank you very much for that wonderful reception". (more...)
Pakistan's Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif disqualified for life in Iqama case Pakistan's Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif disqualified for life in Iqama case
- April 27, 2018

PTI leader and petitioner Usman Dar (in black) is seen at the court. Last July, its leader Nawaz Sharif was ousted from the premiership over graft allegations and then barred from politics for life by another decision earlier this month. "A copy is also directed to be sent to the Speaker of National Assembly of Pakistan for information", the court said. According to the reports, a three-member bench of judges, including Justice Athar Minallah, Justice Aamer Farooq and Justice Mohsin Akhtar ... (more...)
North and South Korean leaders meet for historic summit North and South Korean leaders meet for historic summit
- April 27, 2018

The two leaders are taking a lunch break before resuming their talks. Kim and South Korean President Moon Jae-in shook hands while standing on both sides of the military demarcation line before Moon joined Kim on the northern side of the border. (more...)
UK Jewish leaders: Corbyn meeting was a 'disappointing missed opportunity' UK Jewish leaders: Corbyn meeting was a 'disappointing missed opportunity'
- April 27, 2018

The Board of Deputies, made up of nearly 300 deputies directly elected by synagogues and community organisations, and the JLC, a charity supporting the Jewish community, took the unusual step of protesting outside Parliament in March before delivering an open letter to a meeting of Labour MPs and peers about their concerns. (more...)
Alleged Waffle House suspected killer hit with new charges Alleged Waffle House suspected killer hit with new charges
- April 26, 2018

Reinking lived in Salida, Colo., a small city about 100 miles west of Colorado Springs, from August 2016 until March or April 2017, police said. Police have identified the suspect as Reinking, 29. "You're a liar", Reinking said. But in the months and years leading up to Sunday's massacre, Reinking left a trail of red flags, including several freaky, and concerning, encounters with law enforcement in his home state of IL and in Colorado, where he lived for about six months beginning in ... (more...)
New York Yankees top prospect Gleyber Torres called up New York Yankees top prospect Gleyber Torres called up
- April 26, 2018

Gleyber Torres gets his chance in the majors on Sunday. After a rough spring training at the plate that saw Torres optioned to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre well before the regular season began, Torres responded by going 17-for-49 with an OPS of.903 in 14 games. (more...)
Sky takeover: Comcast upstages Murdoch's Fox with £22bn cash offer Sky takeover: Comcast upstages Murdoch's Fox with £22bn cash offer
- April 26, 2018

Comcast had on February 27 outlined its "possible" offer, which is now firm and trumps an offer from Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox , which was made in December 2016. Assuming British regulators clear both bids, it's a straightforward battle on price. Mr. Roberts didn't respond, the people said. Comcast also promised not to buy a majority interest in any United Kingdom newspapers for five years and committed to maintaining Sky's headquarters at its current site in Osterley, west ... (more...)
Princess Charlotte steals the show at brother's birth — Twitter meltdown Princess Charlotte steals the show at brother's birth — Twitter meltdown
- April 26, 2018

Kate Middleton , Duchess of Cambridge , gave birth to a handsome 8-pound, 7-ounce baby boy Monday at St. Mary's Hospital in London. The world watched as Kate Middleton went into labour with her third child, but it was Princess Charlotte who stole the show. (more...)
Wynne, Tory pay respects on 103rd anniversary of Armenian genocide Wynne, Tory pay respects on 103rd anniversary of Armenian genocide
- April 26, 2018

Turkey, the successor to the Ottoman Empire, vehemently denies that the massacre was genocide and insists it was part of the violence during World War I. The Armenian-Turkish relations are negatively influenced by what is recognized as the genocide of Armenians by Armenia and dozens of other countries. (more...)
Senate panel approves Mike Pompeo for Secretary of State Senate panel approves Mike Pompeo for Secretary of State
- April 26, 2018

He's been critical of President Trump's foreign policy agenda, and when we need his vote the most , it nearly never comes. Reporting on the looming battle over Pompeo's nomination, he explained: "Chances are that Pompeo, at least, will ultimately prevail in the Senate within the next few weeks, humbled but not necessarily hobbled by the Foreign Relations Committee". (more...)
Jeff Sessions Will Not Recuse Himself From Michael Cohen Investigation Jeff Sessions Will Not Recuse Himself From Michael Cohen Investigation
- April 25, 2018

Cohen's assistance to a prosecutor is only pertinent if wrongdoing has been committed. The FBI raided Cohen's office and hotel room in NY earlier this month , seizing boxes of documents and electronic devices. The investigation into Cohen's finances and past work was opened based in part on a referral from Mueller. Sessions has not responded to Leahy's letter , according to a Leahy spokesperson. (more...)
Ten Idahoans affected by E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce Ten Idahoans affected by E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce
- April 25, 2018

Because of that ongoing outbreak , officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) say people shouldn't eat romaine lettuce unless they're absolutely certain it was not grown in the region of Yuma, Arizona. The source of these cases has not been identified, but the AHS does not believe they are linked to the initial outbreak. One of the contributing factors of why women are dealing with E.Coli more than men is the fact that their diets tend to include more vegetables. (more...)
Dallas Officers Shot At Home Depot, In Critical Condition Dallas Officers Shot At Home Depot, In Critical Condition
- April 25, 2018

He was apprehended after a lengthy auto chase, according to reports. Police have launched a manhunt for a person of interest in the attempted murder of two police officers, who was named by the Dallas Police Department as Armando Juarez, 29. (more...)
Rutland Regional receives an 'A' for patient safety Rutland Regional receives an 'A' for patient safety
- April 25, 2018

These included staff working together to prevent errors, tracking and reducing risks to patients, and having enough qualified nurses as well as specially trained ICU doctors. Hospitals and other stakeholders are encouraged to view the planned updates and submit public comments on these changes here. Founded in 2000 by large employers and other purchasers, The Leapfrog Group is a national nonprofit organization driving a movement for giant leaps forward in the quality and safety of ... (more...)
Monkey in 'selfie' can not sue for copyright, U.S. court says Monkey in 'selfie' can not sue for copyright, U.S. court says
- April 25, 2018

File photo - A print of a monkey selfie is on display during a VIP media preview ahead of the opening of The Museum of Selfies in Glendale, California, U.S., March 29, 2018. Orrick ruled a year ago that, under Ninth Circuit case law, animals do not have legal standing to bring lawsuits unless expressly provided for by statute. (more...)
Ex-US President Bush hospitalised Ex-US President Bush hospitalised
- April 24, 2018

Former President George H.W. Bush, who just buried his wife first lady Barbara Bush on Saturday, is in intensive care , CNN has learned. In this November 14, 1988, file photo, President-elect George H.W. As Nicki Swift previously reported, Barbara passed away on Tuesday, April 17, 2018, following the decline of her health in recent weeks. Mr Bush was also hospitalised in 2015 after falling at home in ME and breaking a bone in his neck, and spent a week in hospital in in December ... (more...)
Some Google services are also now being blocked in Russian Federation Some Google services are also now being blocked in Russian Federation
- April 24, 2018

Google confirmed to TechCrunch today (23 April) that some of its proprietary services are being adversely affected by the IP crackdown. On Monday, Roskomnadzor began blocking Telegram in accordance with a court decision due to the messenger's refusal to provide encryption keys necessary to decode user data. (more...)
Max Boot: North Korea is conning Donald Trump yet again Max Boot: North Korea is conning Donald Trump yet again
- April 24, 2018

In preparation for the talks - only the third of their kind since the end of the 1950-53 Korean War - the South switched off its propaganda broadcasts, which previously filled the air in the Demilitarised Zone with news, music and exhortations to the North's soldiers to defect. (more...)
With environmental protesters outside Capitol, Cuomo proposes plastic bag ban With environmental protesters outside Capitol, Cuomo proposes plastic bag ban
- April 24, 2018

Every year, NY residents use about 23 billion plastic bags, leading to litter and plastic pollution. Under his new bill, the ban would apply to bags that are meant for single use - not reusable or compostable bags. "Energy efficiency is the most cost-effective way for New Yorkers to lower utility bills, curb harmful emissions and battle climate change", Governor Cuomo said. (more...)
Nine dead, 16 injured as van hits pedestrians in Toronto Nine dead, 16 injured as van hits pedestrians in Toronto
- April 24, 2018

A suspect driving a Ryder rental van killed at least nine people on Monday when he collided with pedestrians on a Toronto sidewalk. "He was in the middle of the intersection and the van just went right into him, plowed right into him", an eyewitness told RT. (more...)