Stories about Worldwide

Nov 22 2017

Harvard accused of ducking, dodging affirmative action complaint

The measure prohibits institutions that receive federal funding from discriminating based on race, color or national origin. "For decades, Harvard has unfairly and unla...

Nov 22 2017

Russia Admitted about Radioactive Contamination over Europe in September

Member countries of the International Atomic Energy Agency, an international organization that promotes peaceful use of nuclear energy, detected the radioactive isotope...

Nov 22 2017

Argentine Navy confirms sounds detected not from missing ARA San Juan submarine

The submarine was en route from Ushuaia in Argentina's extreme south to its base in Mar del Plata when it transmitted its last location on November 15. The official str...

Nov 22 2017

Sarah Huckabee Sanders Made Reporters Tell Her What They're Thankful For

I'm thankful to have never sat through a White House press briefing where I was expected to say what I was thankful for. " I hope you felt the passion of my thankfulnes...

Nov 22 2017

Military discovers additional remains of Sgt. La David Johnson in Niger

The remains (described as bone fragments) were discovered by joint team of investigators from the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the military and required DNA testin...

Nov 22 2017

PNA suspends contacts with USA over closure of PLO Washington office

Riyad al-Maliki said that by deciding to close the office of the PLO in Washington, the Americans had effectively cut off ties. "Communications with the consulate in ...

Nov 22 2017

Suspect arrested in fatal shooting of rookie Pennsylvania police officer

Officials in Pennsylvania say tips from informants led them to a home where they arrested a man accused of fatally shooting a rookie police officer during a traffic sto...

Nov 22 2017

Hariri to visit Egypt, expected return to Lebanon on Wednesday

Hariri was greeted by members of the security forces as he disembarked from a jet at Beirut airport, live footage of his arrival showed. Hariri expressed fear of assass...

Nov 22 2017

The Net Neutrality Rules to be Scrapped Off

The FCC will vote on the plan to repeal net neutrality on December 14, and with Republicans controlling three out of the commission's five seats, the vote is expected to ...

Nov 22 2017

Mubi mosque bombing: 'Stop targeting civilians'-AI

Note that for most of the attacks occurring on the territory of Nigeria, a responsible radical Islamist organization called Boko Haram, whose members through violence sou...

Nov 22 2017

Vladimir Putin hails Bashar al-Assad for 'fighting terrorist groups', says Kremlin

The Kremlin says Syrian President Bashar Assad's visit to Russia is to ensure that he agrees to possible peace initiatives with Russia, Iran and Turkey. If Erdogan decide...

Nov 22 2017

Trump administration plans to end protected status for about 60000 Haitian immigrants

It says their protected status will end in July 2019, giving Haitians 18 months to return or otherwise legalise their immigration status in the US. According to a Con...

Nov 22 2017

Mount Agung in Bali erupts

The Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry's Volcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation Center (PVMBG) said in a statement that the height of the smoke reached more than...

Nov 22 2017

Zimbabwe set to move quickly to replace Robert Mugabe

Nov 13: Army commander Constantino Chiwenga issues a rare public rebuke, saying the military won't hesitate to "step in" to calm political tensions and criticizing the ha...

Nov 22 2017

Michigan Rep. Conyers acknowledges sex harassment settlement

One affidavit stated "One of my duties while working for Rep. Conyers was to keep a list of women that I assumed he was having affairs with and call them at his req...

Nov 22 2017

Trump offers support for Moore in Alabama Senate race despite misconduct allegations

He then turned his ire toward Jones, whom he accused of supporting "partial-birth abortion" and "transgenders going into little girls' bathrooms". Even if you don't thi...

Nov 22 2017

Oppn ups pressure over winter session delay

Taking a dig at the Congress, another Union minister Ravishankar Prasad said "It is really surprising to see that Congress is so keen to uphold the sanctity of the Parli...

Nov 21 2017

IFFI 2017 connecting the world through stories

We are truly a land of stories of people, cultural history, religious history, and mythology. It means bringing the world together like a family. Indian cinema icons li...

Nov 21 2017

White House OK with removing Obamacare mandate repeal from Senate tax bill

He said it would ultimately be up to House and Senate negotiators to figure it out. "The fact is that if you do pull this piece of the Affordable Care Act out, for some...

Nov 21 2017

McMaster called Trump an "idiot", with intelligence of a "kindergartner"

McMaster reportedly called the president an "idiot" with a kindergartener's intelligence at a dinner, according to a report . McMaster also reportedly went after Secret...