[an error occurred while processing the directive]

Stories about Global News

Aug 27 2017

Typhoon batters Hong Kong and south China, three dead in Macau

Macau has been rapidly transformed since its return from Portuguese to Chinese rule in 1999 into a gambling hub many times larger than Las Vegas, with major US casinos pi...

Aug 27 2017

Senator Corker is in the White House's 'Cross Hairs'

The potential to land such a prominent position might have been a factor in his decision to stay, they say. Sanders was unclear in her response. "He was kind enough to ...

Aug 27 2017

U.S. far-right group cancels San Francisco weekend rally

An organizer for the group Patriot Prayer later spoke in suburban Pacifica with a handful of supporters, after civic leaders and police in San Francisco repeatedly voic...

Aug 26 2017

Trump Retweets Obama Eclipse Meme, Internet Goes Loony

The freaky meme was tweeted by Jerry Travone, a "proud Trump supporter", who, according to his Twitter bio, is a " YouTube actor and political junkie". They just can't...

Aug 26 2017

Dera followers vandalise vehicles; police lob tear gas shells, fire in air

Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh is among the 36 VVIP in India, who enjoys a Z level security. Police fired in the air, lobbed tear gas and let loose water cannons on the prote...

Aug 26 2017

Chevy Camaro-Driving Teen Caught Smuggling Baby Tiger Across US-Mexico Border

During the inspection, the vehicle was searched and a tiger cub was located lying on the floor of the front passenger seat. The passenger told inspectors the animal was...

Aug 26 2017

Samsung heir convicted, sentenced to 5 years on corruption charges

Lee is being accused of making large donations worth $36m to foundations run by a close friend and confidante of the deposed South Korean president, Park Geun-hye, in r...

Aug 26 2017

Pakistan reiterates support to Kashmir despite U.S. labelling Hizb, Salahuddin

Referring to the visit of the USA commander to South Waziristan, he said that they all appreciated the efforts of Pakistan and its achievements against the scourge of t...

Aug 26 2017

Second West Nile case confirmed in Beaufort County this year

Kentucky's cases include one in Fayette County, two in Hopkins County, and one in Jefferson County. The West Nile virus has been detected in every state. Various loca...

Aug 26 2017

Trump Declares Venezuela "Dictatorship", Imposes Financial Sanctions

They restrict the ability of Venezuela and state-owned oil company PDVSA to issue new debt or stock in US dollars, or engage in other financial dealings with USA citize...

Aug 25 2017

Zinke To Recommend Keeping 27 Monuments But Modify Some

Later this week the U.S. Department of the Interior is expected to announce a recommendation for the status of the Carrizo Plain National Monument . Woodrow Wilson, ...

Aug 25 2017

Linda Kinstler: Mattis's mission to reassure Ukraine

Critics fear sending sophisticated US arms to a low-level conflict on Russia's border would worsen Washington's already perilous relations with Moscow. At the same time, ...

Aug 25 2017

Anti-Racism Counterprotest Shuts Down "Free Speech" Rally In Boston

Police Commissioner William Evans said Friday that 500 officers some in uniform, others undercover were deployed to keep the two groups apart. WCVB-TV reported that ...

Aug 25 2017

All Sides in Syria Must Protect Civilians, Amnesty Warns

A "deadly labyrinth" trapping civilians who are coming under fire from all sides, is how Amnesty International describes the streets of Raqqa in Syria . " On Raqqa, our ...

Aug 25 2017

'Blood on your hands!' Chaos erupts at Charlottesville council meeting

News reported that the rally was not on the meeting's agenda, but was forced into discussion by constituents. They expressed frustration that city leaders had granted a p...

Aug 25 2017

China says new USA sanctions 'won't help' N. Korea situation

Tillerson said North Korea has not launched missiles or other provocations since the U.N. Security Council adopted a resolution against weapons development on August 5....

Aug 25 2017

Who said what on Supreme Court ruling on Triple Talaq

There was an apprehension in political circles that in order to keep the issue alive, the ruling BJP would attempt to bring about a legislation and also take an aggressiv...

Aug 25 2017

Saudi-Led Coalition Carries Out Deadly Airstrikes in Yemen, Rebels Say

The fighter jets targeted a two-story hotel in Qaa al-Qaidhi district, located in the town of Arhab, about 35 kilometers (22 miles) north of Sanaa, officials said . The ...

Aug 25 2017

GCSE RESULTS: Claremont Senior School 'proud' of exam success

He said: "I am pleased with my maths score, and in English literature I did a bit better than I thought". Thomas Sheehy-Jamieson was ecstatic with his nine A*/A grade...