World Media


CSU Presidential forum on anti-LGBTQ flier gets heated CSU Presidential forum on anti-LGBTQ flier gets heated
- October 19, 2017

The bottom of flier read: "Fascist solutions". In May, a similar anti-LGBTQ flyer was found at a bus stop in Houston, the website said . "It was taken down as soon as it was realized they did not follow the proper procedure for posting and had not gotten approval to post", Dube said. (more...)
Governor of Puerto Rico wants 'equal treatment' from Trump
- October 19, 2017

Meeting Governor Ricardo Rossello in the Oval Office, Trump acknowledged the massive scale of the rebuilding effort, but defended his administration's response. "We need equal treatment, we need all the resources we can get". "It's great that there's a bunch of money sitting there, that there's a pile of money ready to help with assistance, but if their ability to get a hold of that money and use it is going to require a three-month process, then it's not going to do a lot of good", he said . (more...)
French TV pulls talent show after abuse claims against judge
- October 19, 2017

In a statement, the chain said: " following information about Gilbert Rozon, and without prejudging the veracity of these, M6, attentive to the respect of fundamental values in its programmes, has decided in consultation with production, suspend the broadcast of France has an incredible talent, which was initially planned on October 26, 2017 . (more...)
Smacking to be banned in Scotland after SNP backs legislation
- October 19, 2017

At present, parents in Scotland can claim a defence of "justifiable assault" when punishing their child - although the use of an "implement" in any punishment is banned, as is shaking or striking a child on the head. The nation's Children's Commissioner, Bruce Adamson, has previously criticised the Scottish Government's reluctance to change the law on smacking, which he described as "absolutely shocking". (more...)
Bush: Bigotry and white supremacy are 'blasphemy' against the American creed Bush: Bigotry and white supremacy are 'blasphemy' against the American creed
- October 19, 2017

Our politics seems more vulnerable to conspiracy theories and outright fabrication". He added that "bigotry seems emboldened", though he didn't explain why. Ultimately, Bush said bullying is on the rise and the country needs "positive role models.in our public life" - one of the most stinging veiled swipes at Trump , who uses his platform to lodge personal insults and attacks at anyone he feels has wronged him. (more...)
Spirit Day is Today, Wear Purple to Celebrate
- October 19, 2017

Spirit Day is an annual effort to turn social media purple to raise awareness of bullied LGBT youth. It's now celebrated on the third Thursday in October. According to Billboard a slew celebrities are taking the purple pledge year including Britney Spears, Halsey, Christina Aguilera, Luis Fonsi, Celine Dion, Fergie, Olivia Newton-John, Monica, Wrabel, Callum Scott, Skylar Stecker and Zeke Thomas. (more...)
Ultra-Orthodox Protest Arrests Of Draft-Dodging Yeshiva Students Ultra-Orthodox Protest Arrests Of Draft-Dodging Yeshiva Students
- October 19, 2017

The arrested yeshiva students were each sentenced to 20 days in military prison for not appearing after receiving several draft notifications. Other protests were due to take place in Jerusalem, Bnei Brak, Beit Shemesh, El Ad, Ashdod in southern Israel and Safed in northern Israel. (more...)
J&K: Grenade hurled at PDP MLA's residence in Shopian J&K: Grenade hurled at PDP MLA's residence in Shopian
- October 19, 2017

Lone was a resident of Gatipora village of the district. No damage was reported immediately after the attack. The legislator and his family were not present in the house at the time of the blast. A blast took place inside the residential compound of ruling PDP MLA in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir today, prompting the security personnel to fire a few rounds in retaliation. (more...)
Great Central US Shake-Out natural disaster drill Thursday Great Central US Shake-Out natural disaster drill Thursday
- October 19, 2017

More than 440,000 people in Missouri and 300,000 in IL have signed up online to take part this year. Are you taking part in the Great Shakeout Thursday? Experts say that's the best way to protect yourself from falling debris during an quake. (more...)
North Korea claims Trump's actions to be worse than Hitler's North Korea claims Trump's actions to be worse than Hitler's
- October 19, 2017

North Korea's name-calling was the harshest yet for the reclusive regime headed by Kim Jong Un in his war of words with Trump. The majority of Americans believe diplomacy is the best way to ease tensions with North Korea, according to a new poll released Thursday. (more...)
Apple Watch loses cellular service in China Apple Watch loses cellular service in China
- October 19, 2017

When the Apple Watch Series 3 became available on September 22, LTE service was available exclusively through China's Unicom wireless company. "We were informed by China Unicom that the new cellular feature on the Apple Watch Series 3 has been suspended", Apple said in a statement. (more...)
Don't get caught out by this phone scam doing the rounds Don't get caught out by this phone scam doing the rounds
- October 19, 2017

People around the country have been getting missed calls from far-flung countries including Liberia, Chad and, in the past few hours, the island of Comoros. "People should just think before they return the call". The phone number began with +26 and was clearly not Irish as it was very long. Those caught by the scam may see their credit has been used up, or see a large spike in their next phone bill. (more...)
Philippine military pushes to defeat last Marawi fighters Philippine military pushes to defeat last Marawi fighters
- October 19, 2017

The news comes after two terrorist leaders Isnilon Hapilon and Omar Maute were killed in an assault by Filipino troops. Isnilon Hapilon's reported death came during a final push to end the almost five-month siege of Marawi, a battle that has claimed more than 1,000 lives and raised fears that IS was seeking to set up a regional base in the southern Philippines. (more...)
Raising Eyebrows: Dogs Use Facial Expressions to Communicate With Humans Raising Eyebrows: Dogs Use Facial Expressions to Communicate With Humans
- October 19, 2017

Whether the owner had food or not had no impact on the dogs' use of facial expressions. However, an initial study in Scientific Reports attempts to quantify the facial expression of dogs in relation to human interaction. The most common expressions by the dogs when faced with human attention were an inner eyebrow raise, which makes the dog's eyes appear larger and more puppy-ish, and showing some tongue - coincidentally, most dog behavior literature suggests that the "tongue out" ... (more...)
See Uranus with your naked eye this week See Uranus with your naked eye this week
- October 19, 2017

Tonight, though, it might be worth giving a try to looking up into the night's sky yourself. The planet reaches opposition on October 19 (Thursday), so the ice giant and the sun sit on opposite sides of Earth . That said, this isn't going to be a huge illumination. Its magnitude, as in its brightness, is only 5.68. Opposition puts Uranus up high in the night sky, away from the bright sun, where it's easy to see. (more...)
Weird conspiracy floated that Melania Trump used a body double Weird conspiracy floated that Melania Trump used a body double
- October 19, 2017

While we here in the CBS North Carolina newsroom aren't buying into these theories, it is certainly an interesting take. She wrote: "Is it me or during his speech today a decoy "stood in" for Melania??" Earlier this week, the conspiracy went from a random idea to a full-blown conspiracy after the Facebook user Andrea Wagner Barton put it up last week. (more...)
Fallen Soldier's Mother Confirms President Disrespected Her Son - Trump Denies Accusation Fallen Soldier's Mother Confirms President Disrespected Her Son - Trump Denies Accusation
- October 19, 2017

Wilson added on CNN's " New Day " Wednesday morning that Trump didn't know the name of the service member and that his widow "broke down" after her call with the President. Retired Marine Gen. John Kelly , now Trump's chief of staff, lost his son in Afghanistan in November 2010. According to local ABC affiliate WPLG, the casket was transported from Miami International Airport on an interstate closed to other traffic. (more...)
Flooding expected across Co Armagh tonight with Storm Brian due on Saturday Flooding expected across Co Armagh tonight with Storm Brian due on Saturday
- October 19, 2017

The ex-hurricane Ophelia killed three people with winds reaching up to 100mph in Ireland. "We're looking at gusts in excess of 50mph winds in the warning area but with gusts of up to 80mph on the coast". It has warned of some transport disruption and short term loss of power and other services is also possible. He says that while the GFS charts show storm Brian's track staying just south of the Midlands, meaning the Midlands could escape the worst of it, but would still see gusts of ... (more...)
Teacher at center of 'MAGA' controversy resigns after death threats Teacher at center of 'MAGA' controversy resigns after death threats
- October 19, 2017

The fear for her safety quickly resulted in her wanting to resign from her position. She explained that her reasoning for asking the students to remove their shirts was not because she is Anti-Trump but because Neo-Nazis recently wore them during their violent pro-hate rally. (more...)
Not all love marriages are 'love jihads': HC Not all love marriages are 'love jihads': HC
- October 19, 2017

Sruthi was allegedly abducted by Anees Hameed who had forcefully converted her into Islam and married her under religious customs. Dont term every marriage as love jihad, the Kerala High Court observed while allowing a lady to return to her husband. (more...)
Shooting in the United States: three people killed in a business Park Emmorton Shooting in the United States: three people killed in a business Park Emmorton
- October 19, 2017

Wednesday. Two other victims were in critical condition, The Baltimore Sun reported. "Multiple injuries reported", the sheriff's office said. The business park where the shooting happened is located in Edgewood, about 20 miles northeast of Baltimore, with auto body shops, part supply stores, hotels and storage units in the area. (more...)
Solar scam: Kerala government seeks expert opinion about commission's findings Solar scam: Kerala government seeks expert opinion about commission's findings
- October 19, 2017

Former Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, against whom the Cabinet had last week chose to hold vigilance and criminal investigation for alleged complicity in the solar scam and the alleged sexual exploitation of scam accused Saritha S. Chandy's request under the RTI Act, for a copy of the report, was turned down. The chief minister, however, ruled it out and said the report would be tabled in the assembly at an appropriate time. (more...)
Trump bashes Schumer for not backing his Iran moves Trump bashes Schumer for not backing his Iran moves
- October 19, 2017

Though he said the United States is not unilaterally withdrawing from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action , Trump emphasized concern about Iran's ability to "sprint" toward nuclear proliferation when certain aspects of the deal "sunset", or expire. (more...)
Neil Young, Drake Remember Tragically Hip's Gord Downie Neil Young, Drake Remember Tragically Hip's Gord Downie
- October 19, 2017

What a great gift of music you have left here for us all". In Manotick, a Reddit user spotted a piano emblazoned with Downie's picture and "In Gord We Trust", ready for an impromptu Hip tune. The 95-minute film, which follows the Hip's 2016 Man Machine Poem tour and final concert in the band's hometown of Kingston, Ont., had been scheduled to debut in November. (more...)
Israeli MP walks out after Kuwait's speaker slams his remarks
- October 19, 2017

Palestinians held by Israeli occupation forces in detention centres are resistance fighters who are defending their children and their land and are not terrorists, a Jordanian MP told the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) conference in Russian Federation yesterday. (more...)
What Mike Riley said after Nebraska's practice on Wednesday What Mike Riley said after Nebraska's practice on Wednesday
- October 19, 2017

Some will stay. We're going to have a practice that will be run by probably half of our full-time coaches tomorrow and it will be good. "That part of it, I wouldn't talk about publicly (...) what we have talked about is basically finding a way to help our team do the things I just mentioned, and that's score more points, offensively". (more...)
United Kingdom fintech startups set for record funding year
- October 19, 2017

According to data from London and Partners and Pitchbook, over $1 billion has already been invested in United Kingdom fintech by venture capitalists which is more than double that of the same previous year. London's deputy mayor for business, Rajesh Agrawal said: "London remains a world leader in fintech and the companies on this trade delegation are at the forefront of developing cutting edge financial technologies". (more...)
May calls for Brexit talks progress at European Union summit
- October 19, 2017

Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven told AFP in an interview he was "worried of course" about the slow pace of Brexit talks, adding: "I don't believe that this summit will be the solution". In a Facebook post late Wednesday, the Prime Minister insisted the application process for settled status would be "streamlined" and the cost "as low as possible", reports the BBC. (more...)
O'Sullivan allows fan to take shot at English Open O'Sullivan allows fan to take shot at English Open
- October 19, 2017

She jogged around the table while O'Sullivan was preparing to take what would be his penultimate shot. O'Sullivan has been struggling with a badly twisted ankle and was ticked off by the authorities for wearing blue trainers during his first-round win. (more...)
McCain Joins Democrats to Regulate Online Political Ads McCain Joins Democrats to Regulate Online Political Ads
- October 19, 2017

Requiring digital platforms to keep public records of electioneering communications above certain levels. The Federal Election Commission "has failed to take sufficient action to address online political advertisements and our current laws do not adequately address online political advertisements published on platforms like Google , Facebook and Twitter", Klobuchar and Warner wrote last month. (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 next »