Stories about Worldwide

Oct 28 2017

2 women, dogs rescued after drifting 5 months in Pacific Ocean

The women and their dogs were rescued after a fishing boat alerted the United States authorities. Then on 24 October, a Taiwanese fishing vessel finally discovered th...

Oct 28 2017

Fourth woman accuses President George HW Bush of groping in photo op

Bush spokesman Jim McGrath released a statement this week stating that Bush's arm falls lower on people's waists because he is confined to a wheelchair. The Post found ...

Oct 28 2017

Teal pumpkins signal allergy friendly trick-or-treating

The Teal Pumpkin Project allows parents and kids to know which homes offer safe treats. Homes with a teal pumpkin or a teal pumpkin sign out front are letting parents ...

Oct 28 2017

Firm With Trump Cabinet Ties Scores $300M Puerto Rico Power Contract

Univision: Life After Maria: Puerto Rico A Month After The Hurricane - "A month has passed since powerful hurricane Maria destroyed much of the island, but much of its...

Oct 28 2017

S. Africa: 2 farmers sentenced to jail in coffin case

After the judge delivered sentencing, counsel for Jackson and Oosthuizen immediately appealed the sentences as inappropriate, and Judge Mphahlele was considering their su...

Oct 28 2017

$70 park fee doesn't add up

Yellowstone , for example, has gone from 2 million visitors in 1980 to more than 4 million previous year. It also is signed by Democratic Sens. Both Jarvis and the Nat...

Oct 28 2017

'I Cannot Believe the Media Produced Such Beautiful Children'

Trump said to one child. While it is common for new presidents to redecorate, Trump has spent slightly more than the $1.5 million spent by former president Barack Obama...

Oct 28 2017

Father of missing Texas toddler now says she choked on milk

The External Affairs Minister also said that in view of the Sherin Mathews case, "we have taken a decision that passports for adopted children will be issued only with pr...

Oct 28 2017

Girl wins boys golf event but is denied trophy

Tournament director Kevin Riordan told the Telegram & Gazette that Nash and her coach knew about the rule before play began, but Nash told the newspaper Wednesday tha...

Oct 28 2017

U.S. border agents detain Mexican girl being rushed to hospital

Hernandez and her cousin, who is a USA citizen, were in an ambulance and being transferred between two hospitals so the little girl could undergo emergency gall bladder ...

Oct 28 2017

Bangladeshi passport among weakest five in the world

Earlier this month, Turkey removed the visa-free status to the United States after a row with Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan. When it comes to global travel, no...

Oct 28 2017

Meet Sophia, world's first robot with a citizenship

But for some, Sophia's citizenship instead highlighted the human rights concerns related to Saudi Arabian women. "I am very honoured and proud for this unique dis...

Oct 28 2017

Potential Tropical Cyclone 18 developing in Caribbean

A tropical system swirling across the western Caribbean became dramatically better organized Friday and is now expected to become a depression or Tropical Storm Philippe ...

Oct 28 2017

Trump, GOP at odds over using 401(k)s to pay for tax cuts

Rep. Bruce Poliquin, a Maine Republican, voted to pass the budget measure, and Rep. Chellie Pingree, a Maine Democrat, voted against it. But with 20 Republicans voting no...

Oct 27 2017

On Kelly and the respect for Gold Star families

That would leave this as a he-said-she-said situation except that a videotape emerged of Wilson's speech at the 2015 dedication of a new Federal Bureau of Investigation b...

Oct 27 2017

PM Modi bats for consumer protection, stricter guidelines for misleading ads

He said GST would usher in a new business culture and benefit consumers. The prime minister said that GST will boost competition between companies, which will decreas...

Oct 27 2017

Attack on Swiss couple: One person arrested

The harassment soon turned into an attack so brutal that it left Clerc with a fractured skull and a clot in his brain. Dr. Rajendra Prasad , neurosurgeon at Apollo Ho...

Oct 27 2017

Kurdish referendum results should be annulled

Iraq is one of the only countries in the world that is closely allied to both the United States and Iran. A long fight between Iraqis and Kurds at the crossing could di...

Oct 27 2017

Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota to resign

Last year, Burke was sentenced to almost four years in prison for orchestrating a department cover-up after beating a handcuffed man for stealing embarrassing items from ...

Oct 27 2017

Explosion in Kiev: Ukrainian Official Wounded, Bodyguard Killed

Ihor Mosiychuk, a member of the populist opposition Radical Party, was hospitalized but did not suffer life-threatening injuries, while his bodyguard and a passerby were ...