Stories about Worldwide

Jan 07 2018

New Search To Find Missing Malaysian Plane

Without finding a trace of the aircraft, a two-year underwater search led by the Australian Transport Safety Bureau ended a year ago with a price tag of $200 million to...

Jan 07 2018

Powerball jumps to $550M after no winning tickets sold

The Powerball jackpot and Mega Millions jackpots are both over $400 million. A ticket worth $1 million was bought at at Wawa on Route 35 in Wall for the last drawin...

Jan 07 2018

Republican Wins Virginia State House Seat on Drawing of Lots

But inside a conference room in Richmond's Capitol Square, where the drawing was held, it was all agony of defeat and no joy of victory. With the outcome, Republicans a...

Jan 07 2018

The Trump administration scraps its voter-fraud commission

Trump signed an executive order to dissolve the Commission, and he has asked the Department of Homeland Security to review its initial findings and determine next cou...

Jan 07 2018

Tamil Nadu Transport Minister appeals to bus employees

Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU) leader A. Soundarrajan said they were ready for talks and regretted that people will suffer. "I thought it was my duty to work for th...

Jan 07 2018

United States astronaut John Young passes away

Howell Jr. He was 87 and died from complications from pneumonia. He eventually became one of the most accomplished astronauts in the history of the U.S. During the flig...

Jan 06 2018

Is there a newly minted Mega Millionaire?

According to the Mega Millions website , players may pick six numbers from two separate pools of numbers: five different numbers from 1 to 70 and one number from 1 to 25....

Jan 06 2018

Magnitude 4.5 Earthquake Hits San Francisco Bay Area

An natural disaster woke many Berkeleyans shortly after 2:39 a.m. Thursday. Officials said there were no reports or signs of damage and trains were back on schedule at ar...

Jan 06 2018

Majority of Jewish Israelis back Trump's Jerusalem declaration

The Guardian calls Trump's posturing "dangerous", and says it demonstrates "a lack of understanding of the delicate mechanics that help maintain relative peace between...

Jan 06 2018

SoCal pot stores concerned about Sessions' change in policy

The paper estimates there are 4,500 medical and recreational shops across the country. "I would spend nine months working with the plants and then they'd go into a duffel...

Jan 06 2018

Triple Talaq Bill Pushed Back As Winter Session Ends

The Congress and other parties - including BJP ally Telugu Desam Party and the AIADMK and Biju Janata Dal called further scrutiny of the bill by a select committee of t...

Jan 06 2018

BSE, NSE log fresh highs on global cues

The US ADP National Employment Report on Thursday showed USA private employers added 250,000 jobs in December, the biggest monthly increase since March and well above e...

Jan 06 2018

New Zealand v Pakistan, first ODI

Pakistan won the toss and put New Zealand into bat in their opening one-day global on a blustery day in Wellington on Saturday. Munro, the top-ranked batsmen in Twen...

Jan 06 2018

Federal Bureau of Investigation documents: Andrew McCabe had no conflict in Hillary Clinton email probe

FBI agents in Little Rock, Arkansas, where the foundation was launched, are leading the investigation, The Hill reported Thursday . Both as a candidate and during his ...

Jan 06 2018

Turkey, Russia warn U.S. against interference in Iran's domestic politics

U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley has praised the anti-government demonstrators as courageous freedom-seekers who need the world's support. "Iran's domestic affairs have noth...

Jan 06 2018

Bill Kinsinger, Pilot Flying Missing Texas-Bound Plane, Was Dog Rescue Volunteer

Petty Officer Edward Wargo said the Coast Guard has launched a 144 Ocean Sentry search aircraft out of Corpus Christi following reports of an aircraft that lost contact o...

Jan 06 2018

Twitter won't block world leaders, citing need for discourse

Trump, who has exchanged a series of threats and insults with the Pyongyang regime since previous year, tweeted late Tuesday that he, too, has a "nuclear button" that is ...

Jan 06 2018

NB Adds 4200 Jobs With Moncton Leading the Way

All of these gains were in full-time work, while part-time employment ended the year down by 11.5 per cent. The unemployment rate was 8.9 per cent in December 2016. The c...

Jan 06 2018

White House To Announce 'Specific Actions' Against Pakistan Within Days

Talking to Geo News , Asif elaborated that it is not the first time [when USA has threatened to suspend the financial assistance to Pakistan]. Islamabad had for mont...

Jan 06 2018

Iran protests: Supreme leader Khamenei blames 'enemies'

He also told VOA the Iranian government has to be held accountable for its actions. But what can Washington do to aid the protesters and afflict the Iranian tyrant? Ira...