World Media


End of Islamic State declares Iranian President End of Islamic State declares Iranian President
- November 21, 2017

The Quds Force is the unit responsible for operations outside of Iran's borders at frontline positions in battles against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. He also hailed the role of Iraq's Hashed al-Shaabi paramilitary coalition - dominated by groups backed by Tehran - and the "decisive" role of Lebanon's Iranian-allied Hezbollah movement in the fighting in Syria. (more...)
Elephants wait while Chattanooga fire department puts out trailer fire Elephants wait while Chattanooga fire department puts out trailer fire
- November 21, 2017

The trailer where the animals were located was not on fire but the other parts of the truck were. They loaded the animals back into the trailer and continued on their journey to Sarasota, Florida. Three African elephants escaped from a tractor trailer fire along a highway in Georgia. They were able to be removed from the trailer safely after it caught on fire. (more...)
Additional remains of Sgt. La David Johnson recovered from Niger Additional remains of Sgt. La David Johnson recovered from Niger
- November 21, 2017

La David Johnson who was killed in the October 4 ambush by ISIS fighters in Niger, according to a United States official. Johnson, 25, of Miami Gardens, Florida, was killed with three other members of the Army's 3rd Special Forces Group in an October 4 ambush in Niger. (more...)
Egyptian singer arrested for music video with a banana Egyptian singer arrested for music video with a banana
- November 21, 2017

The prosecution accuses her of committing a "shameful act", a crime punishable by a maximum sentence of one year in jail and a LE 300 fine. In 2015, the Egyptian court sentenced to one year in prison a dancer for actions considered indecent in a music video, while several others pleaded guilty and received jail sentences for what it called "debauchery" and "incitement to debauchery". (more...)
State Highway Patrol increases presence Thanksgiving weekend State Highway Patrol increases presence Thanksgiving weekend
- November 21, 2017

CT state troopers are getting ready for the Thanksgiving holiday weekend and will be ramping up their plans to keep highways safe. "We are pleased to be taking part in this important challenge..." With Thanksgiving just days away, it will be busy on the roads and at airports, as more people are expected to travel for the holiday than have in the previous 12 years. (more...)
EU's Tusk in trouble in Poland
- November 21, 2017

Szydlo's Law and Justice Party (PiS) is in dispute with the European Commission on several fronts: its refusal to accept refugees under an EU relocation scheme; its encouragement of logging in an ancient forest; and its refashioning of Poland's media and judiciary. (more...)
FC Balochistan kills two terrorists in Turbat IBO FC Balochistan kills two terrorists in Turbat IBO
- November 21, 2017

Heavy firearms and explosives rigged tunnels were also discovered at the site of operation. At least two militants were killed in an exchange of fire with security forces in Pakistan's southern Balochistan Province on Tuesday, local media reported. (more...)
WEATHER WARNING: Strong winds set to batter our region WEATHER WARNING: Strong winds set to batter our region
- November 21, 2017

The warning covers most of the country, including all of Hampshire. Heavy rain is also forecast for much of the county with spray and flooding potentially affecting roads causing hazardous driving conditions. "Outbreaks of rain, some of it heavy, will accompany the strong winds and will add to the hard driving conditions". "Gusts of 50 miles per hour are likely more widely". (more...)
Hyundai Santro Spotted In India
- November 21, 2017

The C-pillar, however, seems similar to that on Hyundai i10. A partially camouflaged test mule of the 2018 Hyundai Santro was recently spotted in India. Recalling back to the time when the 2017 Hyundai Verna was launched, the CEO and MD of Hyundai India, Y.K. Koo, has said confirmed that the company was looking to build a small vehicle for that would be brought to the market by the second half of 2018. (more...)
6 die in Ogle County house fire near Dixon, authorities say 6 die in Ogle County house fire near Dixon, authorities say
- November 21, 2017

The exact cause of that fire which began in the downstairs living room, never was determined, but there were strong indications it was electrical in nature, fire officials said at the time. Ogle County Corner Louis Finch said the bodies were so badly burned that his office will need dental records to determine identification. Channel 9 has been told that three fire departments responded to the scene. (more...)
Bali's Mt Agung volcano erupting but alert level remains unchanged Bali's Mt Agung volcano erupting but alert level remains unchanged
- November 21, 2017

That is about half the size of the initial evacuation zone established in late September, when the shifting magma beneath the volcano caused numerous earth tremors. More than 140,000 people evacuated the region around the volcano when it was at the highest alert level, though authorities urged some to return home as they'd left areas not in the official danger zone. (more...)
LaVar Ball questions Trump's role in son's release LaVar Ball questions Trump's role in son's release
- November 21, 2017

Trump for taking my boys out of China and taking them back to the U.S'". "If I helped somebody, I don't walk around saying, 'You know I helped you now?" LaVar Ball denied being in a feud with President Donald Trump , but repeatedly refused on CNN to offer a "thank you" to him for his role in the release of his son and two other UCLA basketball players accused of shoplifting in China. (more...)
Palestinians freeze ties with US Palestinians freeze ties with US
- November 21, 2017

Nabil Abu Rdineh said in an official press statement sent to reporters that the PNA Presidency suspended its contacts with the U.S. Administration in protest to closing the offices of the PLO in Washington. But recent reports suggest Trump's about to repeat some of the fundamental mistakes of his predecessors when it comes to the Middle East peace process. (more...)
CPEC to approve $27 billion for 22 mega projects CPEC to approve $27 billion for 22 mega projects
- November 21, 2017

The Dawn reported quoting a senior government official that Pakistan was not ready to allow the Chinese yuan (renminbi) for free use in Gwadar or its treatment on a par with the USA dollar in the country and this was disappointing for the visiting Chinese officials. (more...)
Bill Clinton wound of sexual abuse of four girls Bill Clinton wound of sexual abuse of four girls
- November 21, 2017

Lawyers for the former US President, 71, are negotiating with representatives for four women, according to reports. Klein says he was informed by highly placed Democratic Party sources and an official who served on both the Clinton and Obama administrations. (more...)
SC lacks lethal injection drugs needed to execute death row inmate SC lacks lethal injection drugs needed to execute death row inmate
- November 21, 2017

Gov. Henry McMaster and Corrections Department Director Bryan Stirling held a news conference Monday afternoon to explain why, despite having a court ordered date, 52-year-old Bobby Wayne Stone will not be executed December 1. McMaster and told reporters Monday afternoon the execution of Bobby Wayne Stone can not happen because the state does not have necessary drugs to perform a lethal injection. (more...)
Descartan ruidos del Descartan ruidos del "ARA San Juan" y búsqueda sigue
- November 21, 2017

Durante el fin de semana se detectaron siete intentos de llamada que este lunes se confirmó que no pertenecen al ARA San Juan . En primer lugar, las condiciones climáticas están dificultando muchísimo las labores. Los 44 tripulantes del " San Juan " son todos submarinistas profesionales de la Armada. En Gran Bretaña, ponen énfasis en la ayuda enviada desde su país , mientras que los principales diarios de españoles mantienen el tema entre sus títulos principales. (more...)
Border Patrol agents in Texas had traumatic head injuries Border Patrol agents in Texas had traumatic head injuries
- November 21, 2017

Elected officials referred to it as an attack, with President Donald Trump tweeting Sunday night that "We will seek out and bring to justice those responsible". Martinez had been a border agent since August 2013 and was from El Paso. The 36-year-old Martinez died at the hospital. Governor Abbott announced a $20,000 reward Monday for information that leads to an arrest or conviction of Martinez's "killer" in the case, which he described as a 'murder'. (more...)
Judge in California blocks Trump's order on sanctuary cities
- November 21, 2017

District Judge William Orrick for the Northern District of California wrote in his order. "Orrick, in a statement about his ruling , also said: "...the Executive Order was meant to be far more narrow than I interpreted it, a mere directive to the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Justice that does not seek to place any new conditions on federal funds". (more...)
Taxing grad students means fewer of them Taxing grad students means fewer of them
- November 21, 2017

As House Republicans continue frantically searching for popular programs to gut in order to clear the financial hurdle needed for their plan to bestow billion-dollar annual tax breaks on large corporations and the wealthiest Americans, one casualty of their "welfare for the rich" campaign includes the student loan interest tax deduction. (more...)
UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath slammed Bhansali for Hurting Public Sentiments UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath slammed Bhansali for Hurting Public Sentiments
- November 21, 2017

The Rajasthan government is considering a ban on " Padmavati " movie within the legal framework and seeking legal advice on the issue, Home Minister Gulab Chand Kataria said on Monday after Madhya Pradesh banned the film from releasing. A BJP leader had announced a reward of Rs 10 crore for anyone who beheads Bhansali and Padukone. While the BJP distanced itself from the comments, Amu said he had made the remarks in his personal capacity and that he would resign if his party asked him to ... (more...)
Louis Police Department receives grant to hire additional full-time officers Louis Police Department receives grant to hire additional full-time officers
- November 21, 2017

In a bid to reshape the goal of community policing, the Justice Department said it would give $98 million to local police departments to hire community policing officers and would give preferential treatment to 80 percent of those who are willing to collude with federal immigration officers. (more...)
Hells Angels FBI raid leads to racketeering indictments leads to racketeering indictments
- November 21, 2017

The indictment describes the Hells Angels as a violent, transnational outlaw motorcycle gang, and the Hells Angels Sonoma County chapter as a subset of the gang whose members primarily operate in that Northern California county. The indictment also says Wendt possessed multiple firearms, ammunition and knives. Most of the defendants were arrested Saturday in Santa Rosa, according to a statement issued by the U.S. (more...)
Pradyuman murder case: Accused Gurugram school bus conductor Ashok Kumar granted bail Pradyuman murder case: Accused Gurugram school bus conductor Ashok Kumar granted bail
- November 21, 2017

Kumar's maternal uncle O.P. Chopra was summoned after the agency obtained audio clips in which he is heard saying: "We will put it on the school authorities. Despite bail from the court, the CBI has not given him a clean chit and has kept him under suspicion of his involvement in the murder case. Meanwhile, bus conductor Ashok Kumar's wife claimed before the media that his husband was innocent. (more...)
Journalist shot dead in Tripura Journalist shot dead in Tripura
- November 21, 2017

He was killed by a jawan named Tapan Deb Barma, Both were involved in a bitter war of words, when Tapan lost his cool and fired on Sudip Dutta Bhowmick. The dead body has been taken to the GB Panth Hospital in Agartala. However, when he reached there, he had an altercation with a post security officer of the Commandant outside the latter's office, during which the PSO shot at him. (more...)
Burna Boy declared wanted by Nigerian police over robbery Burna Boy declared wanted by Nigerian police over robbery
- November 21, 2017

The case is taking an interesting turn as Burnaboy has reportedly been invited by the police for questioning over his alleged involvement in the robbery. Things are getting even more complicated in Mr. 2kay's robbery investigation that took place months back. We did some interviews and eventually, we were able to arrest one of the girlfriends of the gang members. (more...)
Muslim leader: Uighurs' escape 'good for Thai govt' Muslim leader: Uighurs' escape 'good for Thai govt'
- November 21, 2017

China's position is that the Uighurs who were sent back by Thailand had left the country illegally. A spokesman for China's Foreign Affairs Ministry said Beijing was urging Thai authorities to return the Uighurs. "It is an global relations concern that I don't know about", he said. Hundreds of people have died in recent years in China's troubled far western region of Xinjiang due to violence between majority Han Chinese and Uighurs, who speak a Turkic language. (more...)
U.S. arrests two Chinese oil company reps in Africa bribery U.S. arrests two Chinese oil company reps in Africa bribery
- November 21, 2017

Attorney Joon H. Kim said in a news release announcing the arrests Monday. USA authorities have arrested a former home secretary of Hong Kong and Senegal's ex-foreign minister on charges of bribing African officials. Melendez was alluding to Ho, the deputy chairman of China Energy Fund Committee, a Hong Kong-based think tank endowed with a special consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council. (more...)
'Triple Talaq' Row- Centre planning to make law 'Triple Talaq' Row- Centre planning to make law
- November 21, 2017

This decision comes in the wake of the judgement given by the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Shayara Bano Vs. Union of India and others connected matters. The women's police station here registered a case against the man yesterday based on a complaint by his 27-year-old wife. Once the law is made to make the triple Talaq an offence, the victims will have the option of approaching the police and legal system for the redressal of their grievances and for the action to be taken ... (more...)
Centre committed to hold Winter Session of Parliament : Ananth Kumar Centre committed to hold Winter Session of Parliament : Ananth Kumar
- November 21, 2017

Kharge alleged the government was not convening the winter session to avoid facing criticism over issues it was uncomfortable about. According to the sources, the NDA government is planning to hold a truncated winter session of around 10 days starting from the second week of December. (more...)

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