Stories about Worldwide

Jul 26 2017

Netanyahu pressured over holy site after eight killed

Israel has started removing some of the metal detectors outside the Al-Aqsa mosque, but the additional security cameras and some barriers will reportedly remain. "All new...

Jul 26 2017

United Nations envoy: al-Aqsa crisis must be resolved by Friday

The United Nations Security Council is expected to hold a special meeting on Monday on the critical developments in Jerusalem . Israel installed the detectors at entry...

Jul 26 2017

Portland home prices climb 8.9 percent year-over-year

That paltry 3.3% year over year gain in the Case Shiller Chicago index is the smallest in 7 months and leaves us in the dust compared to Seattle with a 13.3% gain. Seattl...

Jul 26 2017

Trump asserts 'complete power to pardon'; can he pardon himself?

It's one thing when the human race turns on each other so quickly, but it is another tragedy altogether when one of the most powerful countries in the world will not have...

Jul 26 2017

Chinese foreign minister accuses India of sparking border stand-off

Indian officials say about 300 soldiers from either side are at a face-off about 150 meters apart on the disputed Doklam Plateau. Wang, the most senior Chinese govern...

Jul 26 2017

Sean Burke, Willie Desjardins to lead Canada's Olympic hockey squad

Burke's global experience includes his work as assistant general manager for Team Canada at this year's IIHF World Championship. Burke has been doing scouting work sinc...

Jul 26 2017

Looks Like Jeff Sessions Perjured Himself

Trump has expressed increasing anger with Sessions as his Justice Department's investigations into possible Trump-Russia collusion has quickened. In a Tweet published j...

Jul 26 2017

Israel starts removing controversial metal detectors at mosque

Muslims claimed Israel's real goal was to expand control at the site and subsequently launched mass protests. Plans to install similar cameras on the gates to al-Aqsa hav...

Jul 26 2017

Australian Inflation Muted in 2Q

This follows a rise of 0.5 per cent in the March quarter 2017, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) figures revealed on Wednesday. "Inflation in Austr...

Jul 26 2017

Just In: CBN retains monetary policy rate at 14%

Total outflows, on the other hand, decreased by 12.73 per cent during the same period, as a result of reduced CBN intervention in the interbank foreign exchange market, w...

Jul 26 2017

Mahesh Babu's Spyder Tamil rights bagged by Lyca Productions

Many distributors have quoted a fancy price considering the success rate of director AR Murugadoss and the ever-growing market of Mahesh Babu. Spyder marks the first-ti...

Jul 26 2017

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Statement on Senate Health Care Vote

Republican congressional leaders and President Trump want to instead repeal and redirect this funding to an enormous tax break for the wealthiest Americans. According t...

Jul 26 2017

All diesel and petrol cars 'to be banned in United Kingdom by 2040'

According to The Times , the original plan of £500 million to fund a diesel scrappage scheme and £250m to help local councils launch clean air schemes "has evolved sig...

Jul 26 2017

Concerns increase over deal for Foxconn plant

Besides Wisconsin, the company has been looking at Ohio, Pennsylvania, Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, and Texas for the location of the new $7 billion facility. Priebus ech...

Jul 26 2017

Top Dem's aide under investigation, nabbed trying to leave US

House. - An IT staffer for Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz , the former Democratic National Committee chairwoman, was arrested Tuesday at Dulles Airport while trying t...

Jul 26 2017

2 teens hospitalized in new London acid attack

Witnesses said a blue tarpaulin was erected in Roman Road, Bethnal Green, to shield the victim who was being attended to, the Daily Mail said. "They were crying and say...

Jul 26 2017

Luis Fonsi's "Despacito" becomes Most Streamed Song Ever

During the television show, the president is seen clapping while the audience is dancing to the song. He added that, while online there were now various versions of the...

Jul 26 2017

Israel to replace metal detectors in Jerusalem with other measures

The violence was triggered by new security measures put in place at the Haram al-Sharif mosque compound, known to Jews as the Temple Mount, following an attack on July ...

Jul 26 2017

Jerusalem crisis could have 'catastrophic costs — United Nations envoy

Israel on Tuesday dismantled metal detectors it installed a week earlier at a contested Jerusalem shrine, hoping to defuse a crisis with the Muslim world, including sec...

Jul 26 2017

Eight bodies found in overcrowded truck outside Walmart in Texas

Silvia Mintz, an attorney representing the Guatemalan Consulate in Houston, said she has contacted the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to see if it would consider gr...