World Media


Trans couple ties the knot in Thiruvananthapuram, creates history Trans couple ties the knot in Thiruvananthapuram, creates history
- May 11, 2018

According to officials, this happens to be the first registered trans-couple wedding in Kerala. Ishan, who underwent surgery in 2015, met Surya while working at an NGO for the welfare of transsexuals. Prominent personalities who took part in the function included former MP TN Seema, Tourism Minister Kadakampally Surendran, activist and academic J Devika, Corporation Mayor VP Prasanth, dubbing artist Bhagyalakshmi and others. (more...)
Prince Charles's visit a 'milestone' for Greek-UK relations, says Tsipras Prince Charles's visit a 'milestone' for Greek-UK relations, says Tsipras
- May 11, 2018

Britain was among the powers that in the 19th century helped Greece secure independence from the Ottoman Empire, and the two countries were allies in both world wars. As reported by The Belfast Telegraph , The Prince of Wales and Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, traveled to Greece in order to pay their respects to fallen soldiers at the Commonwealth War Graves in Athens. (more...)
Seven people found dead in house at Australian holiday town Seven people found dead in house at Australian holiday town
- May 11, 2018

The bodies were found on a rural property in Osmington just after 5.15am (local time). Two firearms were located at the scene. "The loss of any life is tragic, but four children and three adults, this is a significant tragedy", he said. (more...)
More remains found near the Hart family crash site More remains found near the Hart family crash site
- May 11, 2018

On 05-09-2018 at approximately 7:15 PM a Mendocino County Sheriff's Deputy was dispatched to the area of North Highway 1 and Hardy Creek in Westport, California. They will search the area during low tide, and assess the area to plan a future search. Officials continue to search the ocean and nearby beaches. The toxicology analysis showed three of the children had a positive toxicology finding in their blood for Diphenhydramine (an active ingredient in Benadryl), while one child had no ... (more...)
Increase in overdose deaths provincewide Increase in overdose deaths provincewide
- May 11, 2018

The figures for March are 58 per cent higher than February's total of 102 suspected deaths from illicit drugs and 24 per cent higher than the same month a year ago. The February numbers were a positive sign for chief coroner Lisa Lapointe, who said last month she was happy to see a decline in overdose deaths compared with the 126 people who died in January. (more...)
Homeland secretary denies report she was close to resigning Homeland secretary denies report she was close to resigning
- May 11, 2018

A witness stated Trump targeted her in the midst of a rant about the lack of border progress. Nielsen then issued a statement of her own, which seemed to acknowledge the blow-up but blamed Congressional inaction further making it unclear what exactly went on. (more...)
Departing Barcelona captain Andres Iniesta: I'll decide in next 10 days Departing Barcelona captain Andres Iniesta: I'll decide in next 10 days
- May 11, 2018

Vissel Kobe's head of player development Atsuhiro Miura said Wednesday no deal has been struck to bring star Barcelona playmaker and Spain global Andres Iniesta to the J-League club. "I try to enjoy each minute as there is not long to go, and to be on the pitch is what I want". And while his next destination is yet to be revealed, Iniesta will be looking to finish the season - and his Barca career - on a high note, by going the entire league campaign unbeaten. (more...)
Sheriff to announce 'recent developments' in mysterious Lindsey Baum case Sheriff to announce 'recent developments' in mysterious Lindsey Baum case
- May 11, 2018

He wouldn't detail the specific location, but said investigators were now scouring the area in the hopes of finding a clue that would point them to a suspect, who he called a "monster". In October 2011, several search warrants were served at the business, storage unit and home of a man who police said was a person of interest in the case, the station reports. (more...)
'Karate Kid' lives on in a second season of YouTube's 'Cobra Kai' 'Karate Kid' lives on in a second season of YouTube's 'Cobra Kai'
- May 11, 2018

You can count on this band getting back together here, with the confirmed return of the main duo of Daniel LaRusso ( Ralph Macchio ) and Johnny Lawrence ( William Zabka ), who are set to continue their storied rivalry, which stems back to 1984's original The Karate Kid , directed by the late John G. (more...)
Iran nuclear deal: what does U.S. withdrawal mean for the Middle East? Iran nuclear deal: what does U.S. withdrawal mean for the Middle East?
- May 11, 2018

He said it is important that Iran and the other parties continue to enforce the agreement. Novikov's comments came soon after President Donald Trump announced that the U.S. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday that Iran will remain in the agreement without the US. Yukiya Amano, who leads the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), said Iran was "subject to the world's most robust nuclear verification regime" under the terms of the 2015 deal, known as the Joint ... (more...)
Nassar victims urge Texas to investigate Karolyis Nassar victims urge Texas to investigate Karolyis
- May 11, 2018

It became the US Women's National Team Training Center in 2001 and a US Olympic Training Site in 2011 - during numerous same years Nassar was the national team doctor. Martha appears to admit USA Gymnastic president Steve Penny warned her about Nassar in 2015. They point to a May 2017 deposition in which Martha Karolyi answers "yes" after being asked whether she was aware of molestation accusations against Nassar. (more...)
APC Shifts Ekiti Guber Primary Election APC Shifts Ekiti Guber Primary Election
- May 11, 2018

It was learnt that the election was rescheduled for Friday, May 11, by the national body of the party for a fresh round of voting. " This followed consultation between the APC National Working Committee NWC, aspirants and other stakeholders ". (more...)
Taj Mahal changing colour due to dirty socks, algae Taj Mahal changing colour due to dirty socks, algae
- May 11, 2018

The counsel for ASI told the court that the problem of insects was due to stagnation of water of river Yamuna. "This situation would not have arisen if they had done their job properly". The SC asked ASI: "According to you, Taj Mahal is fine". Justice Lokur objected it by saying: "You provide the visitors, shoes to be put up, then how the colours of the floors has been changed". (more...)
All voter IDs seized from flat original: Poll official All voter IDs seized from flat original: Poll official
- May 11, 2018

The Congress on Wednesday moved the Election Commission (EC) alleging Bharatiya Janata Party ( BJP ) hand in a Bengaluru incident where counterfoils and voter IDs were recovered from a flat in Rajarajeshwari Nagar assembly constituency, and demanded stern action against those responsible. (more...)
Alberta Ups Kinder Fight With Ad Campaign, Oil Cutoff Law Alberta Ups Kinder Fight With Ad Campaign, Oil Cutoff Law
- May 11, 2018

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley unveils an ad that will be running in B.C. about the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion in Edmonton on May 10, 2018. Notley also blasted recent comments Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson made in an interview with Bloomberg News in NY. (more...)
Iran's Khamenei Slams 'Silly' Trump Speech, Says US 'Made a Mistake' Iran's Khamenei Slams 'Silly' Trump Speech, Says US 'Made a Mistake'
- May 11, 2018

Iran's supreme leader has challenged President Donald Trump over America pulling out of nuclear deal , saying: "You can not do a damn thing!" In addition, the UAE's minister of state for foreign affairs Anwar Gargash tweeted in support of Mr Trump's decision: " Iran's rhetoric & aggressive regional actions were the background to a flawed deal". (more...)
Revise Iran nuclear deal: Arab League Revise Iran nuclear deal: Arab League
- May 11, 2018

Yet, the USA determination to leave the deal was not dented by the voices, rather it made a decision to abandon its allies and go its own way, which means Europe's several months' efforts to persuade US president finally went in vain. Fellow automaker Renault signed a $778-million deal to build 150,000 cars a year at a factory outside of Tehran but has declined to comment so far. German industrial equipment manufacturer Siemens, which has multi-billion euro (dollar) contracts with Iran for ... (more...)
It's Warriors over Rockets - odds It's Warriors over Rockets - odds
- May 11, 2018

The Rockets have wanted the Warriors all season, and now they have them and even though Draymond Green may not feel that the Warriors feel the same, they do and it's a series we have all been waiting for. The Rockets are still getting more home games if this series goes 7 games, though. A playoff series full of potential storylines and we are all here for it. (more...)
Mika Singh: Difficult to make Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan dance together Mika Singh: Difficult to make Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan dance together
- May 11, 2018

In the movie that has surface on the web and it is very considerably viral now, the trio can be seen dancing to a Bollywood track by Mika Singh , that was also there at the service. The filmmaker set the stage on fire with his epic dance moves. Ranveer Singh lifting Anand Ahuja: A video which caught everyone's attention was Ranveer Singh lifting groom Anand Ahuja and dancing to the song Jumme Ki Raat Hai from Kick. (more...)
Big Hawaii Volcano Eruption Possible — Geologists Big Hawaii Volcano Eruption Possible — Geologists
- May 11, 2018

Part of the concern about a steam-driven explosion is that there will be "very little warning" before it occurs. This could occur if the summit crater's lava drops below groundwater level. He said it would be "very hazardous" if a volcanic vent were to open under the facility where the fuel is stored. Authorities had previously ordered almost 2,000 residents to leave Lanipuna Gardens and the neighboring Leilani Estates, both located in the mostly rural district of Puna on Hawaii's Big Island. (more...)
Donald Trump Mocks 'Cryin' Chuck Schumer' Hypocrisy on Iran Deal Donald Trump Mocks 'Cryin' Chuck Schumer' Hypocrisy on Iran Deal
- May 11, 2018

Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) took a swing at President Trump in a Thursday tweet, after the president criticized his stance on the Iran nuclear deal. "Thought he was awful until I fired him!" The first lady has sparked criticism for speaking out against cyber-bullying while her husband frequently attacks others online. (more...)
Sikh Canadian Minister Asked to Take off Turban at US Airport Sikh Canadian Minister Asked to Take off Turban at US Airport
- May 11, 2018

Ms Negron said that additional security screening may be required of individuals wearing head coverings, and that it applies to all head coverings and does not target any one group. After Thursday's story emerged the TSA in the US issued another statement. "I never told them who I was, because I wanted to know how things would go for people who are not ministers or lawmakers", he told the newspaper. (more...)
Venezuela's Brewing Oil Shock May Be Bigger Than Iran's Venezuela's Brewing Oil Shock May Be Bigger Than Iran's
- May 11, 2018

The risks stem from Venezuela's dependence on importing lighter varieties of crude to mix with the heavy oil it produces, and its need for products imported from the U.S.to enable its thick oil to be transported. The country's production has been dropping even as oil prices have reached the highest level in more than three years. “We will pursue all available legal avenues.”. (more...)
Officer who choked former football player during violent arrest is fired Officer who choked former football player during violent arrest is fired
- May 11, 2018

However, there is better still news today, Officer David Rose was sacked. Not only did Officer David Rose use unnecessary force, but his in-car video camera captured him saying that he was going to leave the choking incident out of his police report, the Henry County Police Department said in a statement on Thursday. (more...)
Golden State Killer suspect charged with four counts of first degree murder Golden State Killer suspect charged with four counts of first degree murder
- May 11, 2018

Joseph James DeAngelo, the man suspected of being the Golden State Killer, appears in court for the first time in Sacramento on April 27, 2018. He's suspected of committing at least a dozen murders and more than 50 rapes across California in the 1970s and '80s. (more...)
Pakistan condemns United Nations for not placing Khurasani on sanctions list Pakistan condemns United Nations for not placing Khurasani on sanctions list
- May 11, 2018

Although Pakistan has not been informed of the development yet, the Foreign Office has informally learnt that the process has been halted because of an objection by the United States, a senior diplomatic source revealed. "If the organisation, JuA, has been listed by the sanctions committee it's leader should also have been listed". "This action demonstrates the double standards prevailing in the worldwide fight against terrorism and also show complete disregard of the sacrifices rendered by ... (more...)
Quake shakes California from desert to Pacific coast
- May 11, 2018

The quake occurred at 4:49 a.m.at a depth of 8 miles, the U.S Geological Survey said. The quake was initially reported as a preliminary 4.6 but was later changed by the USGS to a 4.5 natural disaster. The state straddles the North American and Pacific tectonic plates and is crisscrossed by the San Andreas and other active fault systems. The City of Malibu used the natural disaster as a reminder for residents to prepare for "the big one". (more...)
Many cannabis dispensaries recommend pot to pregnant women Many cannabis dispensaries recommend pot to pregnant women
- May 11, 2018

Torri Metz, a perinatologist at Denver Health , said in a statement . However, most experts highly suggest that women cease to use marijuana while pregnant. "Maybe you have a progressive doctor that will not lie to you". The bylaw doesn't apply to medical marijuana dispensaries. This is not a burden borne by the 13 unlicensed dispensaries that weedmaps.com says are operating in Spring Valley despite a San Diego County ban on such shops in unincorporated areas. (more...)
Saudi tests siren after Yemen rebels fire new missiles Saudi tests siren after Yemen rebels fire new missiles
- May 11, 2018

On Sunday, Saudi air defences intercepted two missiles above the southwestern Najran region fired by Houthi rebels from Yemen . Yemen's Houthis fired a salvo of ballistic missiles at Saudi Arabia's capital Wednesday - an attack Saudi authorities said they intercepted in the skies over Riyadh. (more...)
Pentagon releasing details of attack that killed 4 Americans Pentagon releasing details of attack that killed 4 Americans
- May 11, 2018

In its report , which was released to the public Thursday but had been previously reported on after some of its findings were initially leaked, the Pentagon said the immediate cause of death of the soldiers was "tactical surprise by a far larger enemy force". (more...)

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