World Media


Quake in Tehran Kills 2, Injures 100 Quake in Tehran Kills 2, Injures 100
- December 21, 2017

After a 4.9 magnitude quake forced people in Tehran to flee into streets, all educational institutions and many offices have been closed for Thursday. Tasnim news agency quoted Minister of Sports Masud Soltanifar as saying sport centers in the cities of Karaj in Alborz Province and Eslamshahr in southern Tehran were open to the public to spend the night. (more...)
Iranian, Syrian Top Negotiators Hold Talks in Astana Iranian, Syrian Top Negotiators Hold Talks in Astana
- December 21, 2017

The UK-based Syrian Observatory said more than 200 civilians, including many children, have been killed in air raids on Eastern Ghouta since mid-November. "The ratification of the agreement is of strategic importance", Chairman of the State Duma Committee for Foreign Affairs Leonid Slutsky said addressing the Duma's plenary meeting. (more...)
Bihar: Five labourers killed, several injured in boiler blast in sugar factory Bihar: Five labourers killed, several injured in boiler blast in sugar factory
- December 21, 2017

Shamsuddin. It is feared that several other workers may still be trapped under the debris. Nine critically injured workers sustained more than 90 percent burn injuries, Gopalganj district government hospital superintendent Shashikant Mishra said. (more...)
SA Jews welcome ANC decision to downgrade Israel embassy SA Jews welcome ANC decision to downgrade Israel embassy
- December 21, 2017

The SAJD and SAZF said it appeared that the ANC's foreign policy formulation process "was hijacked by forces that have a limited interest in promoting South Africa's and key South African communities' well-being and are rather obsessed with undermining the viability of Israel and harming the local Jewish community". (more...)
Irish tourist dies kiteboarding in rough sea Irish tourist dies kiteboarding in rough sea
- December 21, 2017

According to local media reports, the kite surfer came into distress when his control line became tangled with a buoy about 50 meters off shore. Rescuers pulled him from the sea and attempted to resuscitate him for at least ten minutes, to no avail. (more...)
CBFC to set up historians panel on Padmavati CBFC to set up historians panel on Padmavati
- December 21, 2017

However, a functionary at Viacom 18 said there was no plan to release the film globally without it being cleared by the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC). There is no word yet on how long the CBFC will take to appoint the team of historians. Because of the year-end, some board members were on holiday and a few others had called in sick. (more...)
Pence: We're 'fully cooperating' with Mueller investigation Pence: We're 'fully cooperating' with Mueller investigation
- December 21, 2017

The trip to Egypt and Israel, due to begin Tuesday, December 19, has been pushed back to mid-January, allowing Pence to remain in Washington in case he needs to cast the deciding vote in the Senate over President Donald Trump's tax reforms. (more...)
NASCAR legendary owner Richard Childress shoots at home intruders NASCAR legendary owner Richard Childress shoots at home intruders
- December 21, 2017

The NASCAR Hall of Fame auto owner and his wife were home and the avid outdoorsman and NRA advocate told law enforcement he retrieved a gun and shot it in the direction of the men, who "appeared" to be armed, according to deputies. When he saw the people inside his house he fired at the people. Deputies with the Davidson County Sheriff's Office said three people attempted to gain entry into the home while the residence was occupied. (more...)
Reporter gets 5 years in prison for threatening Jewish centers Reporter gets 5 years in prison for threatening Jewish centers
- December 21, 2017

Thompson's behavior was domestic terrorism, he said. Until his arrest, the anonymous threats to centers from NY to San Diego - including one warning of a "Jewish Newtown", a reference to the notorious school shooting - were among a series of incidents that led to a panic about anti-Semitism linked to Donald Trump's election. (more...)
Philippines ferry capsizes in stormy seas Philippines ferry capsizes in stormy seas
- December 21, 2017

Among the survivors taken to a Quezon hospital was a 61-year-old Australian identified by authorities as Roland Kempt, who lives in the Philippines , the coastguard said in a statement. Rescue efforts will continue after nightfall despite rough waves, Mr Balilo said, adding that a coast guard helicopter tried to fly to the area earlier in the day but was hampered by strong winds. (more...)
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe 'eligible for early release' Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe 'eligible for early release'
- December 21, 2017

Charity worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has been serving a five-year prison sentence since she was arrested during a holiday with her toddler daughter to visit family in 2016. Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, whose fumbled language earlier this year shone a light on Zaghari-Ratcliffe's predicament, raised the case on a visit to the Iranian capital two weeks ago. (more...)
Special Counsel Robert Mueller gets access to thousands of Trump transition emails Special Counsel Robert Mueller gets access to thousands of Trump transition emails
- December 21, 2017

The special counsel reportedly got the email trove from the GSA, not from Trump For America, a still-functioning arm of Trump's transition team. We've opined many times here at Law&Crime that as all things Russian Federation continue to heat up, we expect Trump to fire (or at least effectuate the firing of) special counsel Robert Mueller . (more...)
President commutes sentence of former slaughterhouse executive President commutes sentence of former slaughterhouse executive
- December 21, 2017

Several members of Congress and high-ranking law enforcement officials had argued that Rubashkin's sentence was overlong. Prior to his sentence, Rubashkin and his father ran the Agriprocessors plant, a kosher meat-packing plant and slaughterhouse that faced "serious allegations of mistreatment of animals and employees at the plant", as reported by The Forward . (more...)
Second North Korean soldier in weeks defects to South, say reports Second North Korean soldier in weeks defects to South, say reports
- December 21, 2017

An official from the South Korean Ministry of Defense official said the soldier was in custody and authorities would investigate the reason for the defection. Last month, a North Korean soldier made a successful dash to the South via the truce village of Panmunjom after suffering multiple gunshot wounds fired by the communist nation's border guards. (more...)
Right-Wing Suggests FBI Is Planning to Dethrone Trump Right-Wing Suggests FBI Is Planning to Dethrone Trump
- December 21, 2017

Attorney General and Deputy Attorney General, would be looking the 2009 Uranium One sale and its ties to Clinton. Republicans in Congress in recent weeks have been more vocal in questioning the integrity of agents assigned to Mueller's office after it was revealed that one agent, Peter Strzok , was removed from the team over text messages indicating political bias against Trump. (more...)
'A deliberate act': Two arrested after auto hits pedestrians on Flinders Street 'A deliberate act': Two arrested after auto hits pedestrians on Flinders Street
- December 21, 2017

In January, four people were killed and more than 20 injured when a man drove into pedestrians just a few hundred meters away from Thursday's attack. In Melbourne , video taken Thursday by a bystander, Lachlan Vella, after the S.U.V. There have been a number of vehicle attacks in other parts of the world in recent years, many of them linked to terrorism. Witness Sue who works at a doughnut shop in the area told 3AW she saw a white vehicle approach the intersection where a lot of people ... (more...)
Ben Carson leads Trump cabinet in prayer Ben Carson leads Trump cabinet in prayer
- December 21, 2017

On Tuesday, Ben Carson led the Trump cabinet in prayer . And nations divided against themselves can not stand. "So with that I'm gonna I'm gonna ask Ben Carson ". Trump seemed quite pleased with the prayer. After Trump bragged about doing "a job like no administration has done", the president asked HUD Secretary Ben Carson to say a prayer. (more...)
Yes, Philippe Coutinho Arrival Would Delight Me - Barcelona Star Yes, Philippe Coutinho Arrival Would Delight Me - Barcelona Star
- December 21, 2017

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has handed Coutinho the captain's armband in recent matches but the added responsibility does not seem to have swayed the 25-year-old, who remained non-committal when quizzed about his future a couple of weeks ago. (more...)
Times will keep reporter accused of sexual misconduct Times will keep reporter accused of sexual misconduct
- December 21, 2017

The decision caps a hard month for Thrush, who was placed on temporary suspension by the Times in late November after a Vox article detailed accusations of inappropriate conduct in both the workplace and social situations while Thrush was employed by Politico . (more...)
Rosie O'Donnell Offers Senators Cash To Reject Tax Bill Rosie O'Donnell Offers Senators Cash To Reject Tax Bill
- December 21, 2017

Jacoby replied . Calls to "lock her up" flew around Twitter at lightning speed as Trump supporters called for O'Donnell to be charged for attempting to bribe US senators. John McCain (R-Ariz.), who is recovering from side effects from chemotherapy treatment for brain cancer, missed the vote. So did every other Republican, with the exception of Sen. (more...)
ANC reaches resolution on land reform
- December 21, 2017

The conference didn't discuss changes to the central bank's mandate, he said. It's one of a small coterie of global counterparts from Japan to Switzerland that has private shareholders, a legacy of its foundation in 1921. The ANC now will have to ask parliament to change the South African Reserve Bank Act. "For that to happen, for expropriation to happen it must be sustainable", Godongwana explained. (more...)
China urges cooperation after United States brands it a competitor China urges cooperation after United States brands it a competitor
- December 20, 2017

Several countries who received friendly gestures by the US President in recent months are now forced to express displeasure on the new National Security Strategy (NSS) unveiled by the same leader on Monday. "On the basis of mutual respect, China is willing to exist peacefully with other countries including the United States". The national security strategy to be rolled out in Trump's speech, should not be seen as a bid to contain China but rather to offer a clear-eyed look at the ... (more...)
Investors Recap - Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. (FIS)
- December 20, 2017

Wex Inc now has $5.93B valuation. The stock has a market capitalization of $31,800.97, a price-to-earnings ratio of 22.68, a P/E/G ratio of 1.80 and a beta of 0.89. Fidelity National Information Servcs Inc has a 52 week low of $75.40 and a 52 week high of $96.67. State Street Corp now owns 13,111,048 shares of the information technology services provider's stock valued at $1,043,909,000 after buying an additional 244,925 shares during the last quarter. (more...)
La ONU votará sobre decisión de Estados Unidos para Jerusalén La ONU votará sobre decisión de Estados Unidos para Jerusalén
- December 20, 2017

De todas maneras la resolución no pudo avanzar ya que Washington la vetó inmediatamente. La resolución fue aprobada por 14 socios del Consejo de Seguridad, la cual representa un desaire para Washington. Abás considera que Estados Unidos tomó parte en el conflicto y ahora no lo admite como mediador en el proceso de paz, por lo que no se reunirá nuevamente con el negociador de la Casa Blanca para Oriente Medio, Jason Greenblatt , quien visita frecuentemente la región con el fin de ... (more...)
JD(U) leader Veerendra Kumar resigns from Rajya Sabha JD(U) leader Veerendra Kumar resigns from Rajya Sabha
- December 20, 2017

Mr. Veerendrakumar announced his resignation after handing in his papers to Rajya Sabha Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu. JD (U) under the 81-year-old Kumar-who is also a noted writer and publisher of Mathrubhumi , one of the two big media houses in Kerala-was part of Congress-led United Democratic Front (UDF) in Kerala. (more...)
Trump Boasts After Tax Reform: 'We Have Essentially Repealed Obamacare' Trump Boasts After Tax Reform: 'We Have Essentially Repealed Obamacare'
- December 20, 2017

At this writing, Trump had posted several tweets about the bill on Wednesday, congratulating Congress on passing it, but he made no specific mention of the individual mandate repeal. Already, over 1,200 counties in the United States are projected to have one or no health insurance providers in 2018. Without this provision, gender-nonconforming or transgender individuals are more at risk of being denied coverage for transition-related care, such as hormones or gender confirmation surgery, ... (more...)
U.S. drops effort to block young immigrant from getting abortion U.S. drops effort to block young immigrant from getting abortion
- December 20, 2017

The government says in court filings that it "has strong and constitutionally legitimate interests in promoting its interest in life, in refusing to facilitate abortion, and in not providing incentives for pregnant minors to illegally cross the border to obtain elective abortions while in federal custody". (more...)
Thick, wet snow falling in Richmond Thick, wet snow falling in Richmond
- December 20, 2017

Wet snow is falling quite heavily across Richmond, but is expected to change to rain by lunchtime. A low-pressure system brought heavy rain or snow over much of Vancouver Island. At the peak of this storm up to five centimetres of snowfall per hour is possible, according to Environment Canada. Similarly, the Weather Network calls for "scattered flurries" for Christmas Eve and Day. (more...)
Damian Green resigns as Deputy Prime Minister following computer porn claims Damian Green resigns as Deputy Prime Minister following computer porn claims
- December 20, 2017

In a letter to her long-term colleague Theresa May wrote how she had "carefully considered the report's conclusions in relation to two statements you made on 4 and 11 November which you now accept were inaccurate and misleading". In her letter to Green, Prime Minister May said that his behaviour had been in breach of the Ministerial Code. May was given the findings of the Cabinet Office investigation on Monday and passed it onto Alex Allan, her independent adviser on ministerial standards, ... (more...)
Haley slams defeated United Nations measure on Jerusalem as 'an insult' Haley slams defeated United Nations measure on Jerusalem as 'an insult'
- December 20, 2017

In his final weeks in office, Mr. Obama broke with longstanding US diplomatic tradition when he authorized an "abstain" vote rather than veto a January Security Council resolution condemning new Israeli settlements in the West Bank land claimed by the Palestinians . (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 next »