World Media


Canada home prices cool as housing slowdown takes hold Canada home prices cool as housing slowdown takes hold
- October 12, 2017

Royal Lepage's survey found the median price of a condominium rose by 17.6 per cent year-over-year to $622,392, while the cost of two storey detached home dropped by 1.1 per cent to $1,532,849 over the same period. Soper also noted that in urban areas like Toronto and Vancouver, condominium prices have risen faster than any other housing type and will continue on that path for the foreseeable future as their affordability is attractive to first-time homebuyers. (more...)
Bannon Declares War on Establishment Republicans
- October 12, 2017

President Trump's former chief strategist Steve Bannon made it clear Monday night that his "war on the Republican establishment" is not a skirmish or a battle but a long-term campaign that could take decades. There's a basic agenda that Trump ran on and won. He carried states that Republicans haven't carried in living memory - Michigan, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania. (more...)
Canada's Trudeau to tell Trump: we're not your problem at NAFTA Canada's Trudeau to tell Trump: we're not your problem at NAFTA
- October 12, 2017

The White House declined to comment on the Nafta talks, and the U.S. Trade Representative's press office didn't immediately respond to a request for comment. president's daughter Ivanka in the crowd listening to him, said his approach towards reaching out to Trump remains the same like any other global leader. (more...)
Led coalition estimates 300-400 Daesh terrorists left in Syria's Raqqa Led coalition estimates 300-400 Daesh terrorists left in Syria's Raqqa
- October 12, 2017

She says she is looking forward to returning home. One of them revealed she's American. She has seen things no child should ever see. A blog post, previously written by her mother, shows the girl in happier times, a seemingly normal American family. (more...)
Mentally Disabled Black Restaurant Worker Enslaved, Abused By White Manager, Prosecutors Say Mentally Disabled Black Restaurant Worker Enslaved, Abused By White Manager, Prosecutors Say
- October 12, 2017

Federal prosecutors say Bobby Paul Edwards used "force, threats of force, physical restraint, and coercion" to compel John Christopher Smith to work as a buffet cook at J&J Cafeteria in Conway, S.C., for more than five years. In an interview with WMBF in 2016, Smith said Edwards began abusing him in 2010. On one occasion, Edwards allegedly lashed him with a belt several times because he believed he had not taken food out fast enough to customers. (more...)
Justice Department latest sanctuary city move on Chicago, Cook County Justice Department latest sanctuary city move on Chicago, Cook County
- October 12, 2017

The Department of Justice said in a news release that Chicago, New Orleans, New York City, Philadelphia and Cook County, Illinois, "have preliminarily been found to have laws, policies or practices that may violate" federal immigration law , and gave the cities until October 27 to change their policies. (more...)
JCPenney Looking For Seasonal Help JCPenney Looking For Seasonal Help
- October 12, 2017

The department store chain is hiring almost 40,000 people for its 875 stores this holiday season. Some of the jobs the company is looking to fill include cashiers, replenishment specialists and SEPHORA inside JCPenney beauty consultants. Management will conduct in-person interviews at each of their 875 stores and even make offers to perspective candidates on the spot. JCPenney says those interested should apply online at JCPCareers.com or at an in-store kiosk prior to the hiring event. (more...)
MA native implicated in death of frat pledge pressured to overdrink
- October 12, 2017

His blood alcohol content registered as.495, the East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner's office said Wednesday. Maxwell Gruver, 18, died after what investigators call a hazing ritual where he was forced to drink a large amount of alcohol. Among the things seized from the club house were a duffel pack loaded with brew jars, containers of alcohol, a glass smoking funnel, a "promise test", cleaning supplies and two strands of white tied rope, as indicated by a court order return. (more...)
Federation Internationale de Football Association U-17 WC: Clinical Paraguay breezes past Turkey Federation Internationale de Football Association U-17 WC: Clinical Paraguay breezes past Turkey
- October 12, 2017

The South American team registered its third consecutive victory and sealed the top spot. Kerem Kesgin got a late consolation goal for Turkey with a fine solo effort, but it was a forgettable campaign for the Europeans, who finished at the bottom of Group B. (more...)
Indian Troops And Rebels Killed In Kashmir Gun Battle Indian Troops And Rebels Killed In Kashmir Gun Battle
- October 12, 2017

Defence spokesman Col Rajesh Kalia said the gunbattle started after security forces cordoned off Hajin's Rakh (Paribal) area following intelligence inputs about the presence of militants there. They were also involved in firing on a patrol party in which one Army Captain and two Army jawans were injured. "The Chinar Corps commander and all ranks salute the martyrs and offer condolences to the bereaved families". (more...)
California wildfires: Winds fan 'catastrophic' blazes California wildfires: Winds fan 'catastrophic' blazes
- October 12, 2017

More than 200 fire engines and crews are being rushed to California from the rest of the U.S., officials said. To donate to the fundraiser, click below. Sonoma County also posts evacuation notices on a website, Facebook, and Twitter. President Donald Trump has declared parts of Northern California a disaster area, making it eligible for speedy federal aid. (more...)
England can't win Ashes without Stokes: Waugh
- October 12, 2017

With the upcoming Ashes series Waugh would have preferred to be at home and keep a close watch on the domestic series. Stoinis has impressed the limited-overs touring team in India by showing composure and power with the bat, while his height and strength make his bowling a useful proposition on Australian pitches. (more...)
OSBI announces card program to help solve cold cases OSBI announces card program to help solve cold cases
- October 12, 2017

Authorities said she had trauma to her neck but the home was not ransacked and cash inside was left untouched. The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation has a new plan to stack the deck against criminals who, up until now, have gotten away with a terrible crime. (more...)
Two girls mowed down by vehicle owned by Shiv Sena leader's kin Two girls mowed down by vehicle owned by Shiv Sena leader's kin
- October 12, 2017

The accident took place on Baramati-Morgaon road in Maharashtra. Police have identified the deceased girls as Sameeksha, 12, and Divya, 13. A large crowd protested at the site and demanded the arrest of the car's owner Pappu Mane, a Sena leader in Baramati. (more...)
USA rights group welcomes ACLU lawsuit challenging anti-BDS law USA rights group welcomes ACLU lawsuit challenging anti-BDS law
- October 12, 2017

To view the full article, register now. After a presentation about Israeli treatment of Palestinians to her Mennonite Church congegration, Koontz is not buying products made by Israeli companies and worldwide companies operating in Israeli settlements in occupied territories, according to the legal complaint. (more...)
McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) Shooting Higher to New Recent High
- October 12, 2017

It has outperformed by 1.55% the S&P500. Synovus Financial Corp increased Mcdonalds Corp ( MCD ) stake by 2.94% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Investors look at the Volatility 12m to determine if a company has a low volatility percentage or not over the course of a year. (more...)
Trump says government aid for Puerto Rico can't last Trump says government aid for Puerto Rico can't last "forever"
- October 12, 2017

Quoting former CBS News reporter Sheryl Attkisson and Puerto Rico's governor in a tweet, Trump said the territory's "electric and infrastructure was disaster before hurricanes" and passed the buck to Congress to "decide how much to spend". Republican and Democratic lawmakers, however, said more money would likely be needed later. "These funds are vital right now, in the near term, to get the aid where it is needed most", said House Appropriations Committee Chairman Rodney Frelinghuysen, a ... (more...)
Italian woman granted sick pay to look after her unwell dog Italian woman granted sick pay to look after her unwell dog
- October 12, 2017

In February, the dog had to have a tumour removed, and in May she needed treatment for laryngeal paralysis, a disease affecting the throat which restricts the animal's ability to eat, bark and breathe. The court agreed with its arguments and chose to pay the holiday for family or personal reasons. "I'm very pleased", the woman told Corriere della Sera after the ruling. (more...)
Malaysia, Indonesia And The Philippines Join Forces To Safeguard Sulu Sea Malaysia, Indonesia And The Philippines Join Forces To Safeguard Sulu Sea
- October 12, 2017

The start of the air patrols comes four months after the three countries launched joint maritime patrols to prevent Islamic State (IS) group-aligned militants in the southern Philippines from fleeing to neighboring nations. "We can not refute the fact that the coalition's successes against Daesh militants in the Middle East have led to the return of foreign fighters to our region", he said. (more...)
Wildfires could yield California wines with a hint of smoke Wildfires could yield California wines with a hint of smoke
- October 12, 2017

Although this is the harvest season, the NVV estimates that 90% of the grapes were picked before the fires started on Sunday night. The majority of Napa Valley wineries were closed earlier in the week and we recommend calling to confirm if a winery is open before visiting. (more...)
Northern California Wildfires, Calls to Evacuate Grow Northern California Wildfires, Calls to Evacuate Grow
- October 12, 2017

October 11-As firefighters begin their third day battling multiple wildfires in California's Wine Country with a focus on saving lives and preserving property, heavy winds are expected to return Wednesday afternoon and create a "very high fire danger". (more...)
Trump indicates he has no idea how the national debt works Trump indicates he has no idea how the national debt works
- October 12, 2017

Possibly picked up the whole thing in the first nine months, in terms of value. "So you could say, in one sense, we're really increasing values", he continued. No commensurate spending cuts have been proposed. "But it's absurd to contend that the national debt has fallen because of this". So, on their own, the tax cuts being sought by Trump would hugely expand the deficit and add to the debt. (more...)
Tehmina Janjua meets Russian special envoy on Afghanistan Tehmina Janjua meets Russian special envoy on Afghanistan
- October 12, 2017

Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua on Wednesday reiterated Pakistan's call for making serious efforts for a negotiated settlement between the Afghan government and the Taliban for achieving lasting peace in the war-torn country. "It was noted that persistent Indian refusal to engage with Pakistan despite Pakistan's repeated overtures for a comprehensive dialogue was adversely impacting regional stability", according to the FO. (more...)
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal's car stolen Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal's car stolen
- October 12, 2017

A First Information Report has been filed. The vehicle was donated to Kejriwal by Kundan Sharma, a software engineer, in January 2013. The Chief Minister now uses an official vehicle. In 2015, the auto made headlines when AAP supporter Kundan Sharma, who had donated the blue WagonR to the chief minister, demanded its return+, to protest the ouster of party leaders Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav. (more...)
3 people fatally shot in southern OH, 8-year-old missing 3 people fatally shot in southern OH, 8-year-old missing
- October 12, 2017

The vehicle was confiscated and will be processed for evidence by BCI&I. Flyers of Lawson have also been provided of his description. Victims' names are not being released at this time pending identification and notification of family. Aaron was last seen on foot around St Rt 141 and County Road 44 South. A search of the woods near the scene was conducted and Devin was not found. Devin has been entered into NCIC as a missing endangered child. (more...)
Donald Trump may visit demilitarised zone during first trip to South Korea Donald Trump may visit demilitarised zone during first trip to South Korea
- October 12, 2017

Tensions between the United States and North Korea continue to ramp up after the USA staged another show of force meant to deter any North Korean aggression by flying two B-1B supersonic bombers from an air base in Guam to the South for drills with South Korean jets. (more...)
Hrithik Roshan will romance this actress in his next film Hrithik Roshan will romance this actress in his next film
- October 12, 2017

The official page of YRF (Yash Raj Films) unveiled on Twitter today that the "talented" young heroine Vaani is the female lead of the action spectacle of 2019. Directed by Siddharth Anand, the film also stars Tiger Shroff. There were speculations about two leading ladies to be cast in the film, but the director clarified about his only leading actress in the movie which is slated to release a day prior to Republic Day in 2019. (more...)
Aarushi murder case verdict: What films Talvar and Rahasya revealed Aarushi murder case verdict: What films Talvar and Rahasya revealed
- October 12, 2017

Although, a special CBI court had found Aarushi's parents guilty in 2012, the dentist couple made a decision to appeal against the order at the Allahabad High Court . Defence in High Court: There was a friendly entry. The CBI had suspected Aarushi's father Rajesh Talwar to commit the double murders based on circumstantial evidence , though the CBI did not convict him due to lack of proper evidence . (more...)
Pakistan Army recovers Canadian-American family abducted in Afghanistan Pakistan Army recovers Canadian-American family abducted in Afghanistan
- October 12, 2017

Canadian Joshua Boyle and American Caitlan Coleman, who were kidnapped in Afghanistan in 2012. Coleman was pregnant when she was captured. "We welcome media reports that a family including USA citizens has been released from captivity", a United States embassy spokesman in Islamabad told AFP, without confirming the identity of the released hostages. (more...)
Chris Johnson's Forecast | Showers and storms set to increase Chris Johnson's Forecast | Showers and storms set to increase
- October 12, 2017

After another rainy evening, the showers will taper off in the morning followed mostly cloudy skies. A much cooler and drier air mass will move in after the front bringing with it breezy North winds and more seasonable temperatures. High clouds will be with us through sunset tonight and after that we'll see more clouds. Nothing big - showers should be scattered, and rainfall totals should remain below a tenth of an inch. (more...)

« 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 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 200 201 202 203 204 205 206 207 208 209 210 211 212 213 214 215 216 217 218 219 220 221 222 223 224 225 226 227 228 229 230 231 232 233 234 235 236 237 238 239 240 241 242 243 244 245 246 247 248 249 250 251 252 253 254 255 256 257 258 259 260 261 262 263 264 265 266 267 268 269 270 271 272 273 274 275 276 277 278 279 280 281 282 283 284 285 286 287 288 289 290 291 292 293 294 295 296 297 298 299 300 301 302 303 304 305 306 307 308 309 310 311 312 313 314 315 316 317 318 319 320 321 322 323 324 325 326 327 328 329 330 331 332 333 334 335 336 337 338 339 340 341 342 343 344 345 346 347 348 349 350 351 352 353 354 355 356 357 358 359 360 361 362 363 364 365 366 367 368 369 370 371 372 373 374 375 376 377 378 379 380 381 382 383 384 385 386 387 388 389 390 391 392 393 394 395 396 397 398 399 400 401 402 403 404 405 406 407 408 409 410 411 412 413 414 415 416 417 418 419 420 421 422 423 424 425 426 427 428 429 430 431 432 433 434 435 436 437 438 439 440 441 442 443 444 445 446 447 448 449 450 451 452 453 454 455 456 457 458 459 460 461 462 463 464 465 466 467 468 469 470 471 472 473 474 475 476 477 478 479 480 481 482 483 484 485 486 487 488 489 490 491 492 493 494 495 496 497 498 499 500 501 502 503 504 505 506 507 508 509 510 511 512 513 514 515 516 517 518 519 520 521 522 523 524 525 526 527 528 529 530 531 532 533 534 535 536 537 538 539 540 541 542 543 544 545 546 547 548 549 550 551 552 553 554 555 556 557 558 559 560 561 562 563 564 565 566 567 568 569 570 571 572 573 574 575 576 577 578 579 580 581 582 583 584 585 586 587 588 589 590 591 592 593 594 595 596 597 598 599 600 601 602 603 604 605 606 607 608 609 610 611 612 613 614 615 616 617 618 619 620 621 622 623 624 625 626 627 628 629 630 631 632 633 634 635 636 637 638 639 640 641 642 643 644 645 646 647 648 649 650 651 652 653 654 655 656 657 658 659 660 661 662 663 664 665 666 667 668 669 670 671 672 673 674 675 676 677 678 679 680 681 682 683 684 685 686 687 688 689 690 691 692 693 694 695 696 697 698 699 700 701 702 703 704 705 706 707 708 709 710 711 712 713 714 715 716 717 718 719 720 721 722 723 724 725 726 727 728 729 730 731 732 733 734 735 736 737 738 739 740 741 742 743 744 745 746 747 748 749 750 751 752 753 754 755 756 757 758 759 760 761 762 763 764 765 766 767 768 769 770 771 772 773 774 775 776 777 778 779 780 781 782 783 784 785 786 787 788 789 790 791 792 793 794 795 796 797 798 799 800 801 802 803 804 805 806 807 808 809 810 811 812 813 814 815 816 817 818 819 820 821 822 823 824 825 826 827 828 829 830 831 832 833 834 835 836 837 838 839 840 841 842 843 844 845 846 847 848 849 850 851 852 853 854 855 856 857 858 859 860 861 862 863 864 865 866 867 868 869 870 871 872 873 874 875 876 877 878 879 880 881 882 883 884 885 886 887 888 889 890 891 892 893 894 895 896 897 898 899 900 901 902 903 904 905 906 907 908 909 910 911 912 913 914 915 916 917 918 919 920 921 922 923 924 925 926 927 928 929 930 931 932 933 934 935 936 937 938 939 940 941 942 943 944 945 946 947 948 949 950 951 952 953 954 955 956 957 958 959 960 961 962 963 964 965 966 967 968 969 970 971 972 973 974 975 976 977 978 979 980 981 982 983 984 985 986 987 988 989 990 991 992 993 994 995 996 997 998 999 1000 1001 1002 1003 1004 1005 1006 1007 1008 1009 1010 1011 1012 1013 1014 1015 1016 1017 1018 1019 1020 1021 1022 1023 1024 1025 1026 1027 1028 1029 1030 1031 1032 1033 1034 1035 1036 1037 1038 1039 1040 1041 1042 1043 1044 1045 1046 1047 1048 1049 1050 1051 1052 1053 1054 1055 1056 1057 1058 1059 1060 1061 1062 1063 1064 1065 1066 1067 1068 1069 1070 1071 1072 1073 1074 1075 1076 1077 1078 1079 1080 1081 1082 1083 1084 next »