World Media


Bodies of British millionaire and wife found at Thai mansion Bodies of British millionaire and wife found at Thai mansion
- September 25, 2018

They've confessed to killing 64 year old Alan Hogg and his 61 year old Thai wife Nod Suddaen. Blood stains were found in the sink and changing room area around the pool at their home, with signs they had been wiped down, but no bodies have been found. (more...)
Teen Stranded at Sea for 49 Days Is Finally Pulled to Safety Teen Stranded at Sea for 49 Days Is Finally Pulled to Safety
- September 25, 2018

Supplies including food and fuel for a generator are dropped off about once a week. Fajar Firdaus , an Indonesian diplomat from the consulate in Osaka, told The Jakarta Post: "Aldie said he was scared and he often spent time crying in the middle of the sea". (more...)
Philippine president's fiercest critic arrested, posts bail Philippine president's fiercest critic arrested, posts bail
- September 25, 2018

Philippine police on Tuesday arrested a lawmaker who is among President Rodrigo Duterte's most vocal critics, just minutes after a court issued a warrant on revived charges of rebellion that were dropped in 2011 after an amnesty. Duterte has been highly sensitive to criticism, especially over his anti-drug crackdown that has left thousands of mostly poor suspects dead since he took office in mid-2016. (more...)
Swedish PM to stand down after losing confidence vote Swedish PM to stand down after losing confidence vote
- September 25, 2018

Both main political blocs in the parliament have refused to cooperate with the anti-immigrant Sweden Democrats party, which made great strides in the election. A general view of the confidence vote in Swedish parliament Riksdagen, where Lofven was ousted in no-confidence vote, in Stockholm, Sweden September 25, 2018. (more...)
China protests to United States over planned arms sale to Taiwan China protests to United States over planned arms sale to Taiwan
- September 25, 2018

The Pentagon defended the sale, saying the sale will help "contribute to the foreign policy and national security of the United States by helping to improve the security and defensive capability of the recipient". pledging not to set a date for ending arms sales to Taiwan, not to hold prior consultations with China regarding arms sales to Taiwan, and not to play a mediation role between Taiwan and China. (more...)
Senior Resident Found Alive In D.C. Apartment 5 Days After Fire Senior Resident Found Alive In D.C. Apartment 5 Days After Fire
- September 25, 2018

The man appears to be uninjured and remains hospitalized for observation. "We're coming to get you", Kilsheimer said crew members told him. On Sept. He said the man heard them as they were at his door and called out. " I wish I had an explanation, but I don't", Davis said. "Eventually all residents were safely removed from the building, and the extent and severity of the blaze forced firefighters to evacuate and switch to a defensive exterior attack, using large diameter streams from ... (more...)
Ted Cruz Flees Restaurant After Harassment by Anti-Kavanaugh Protesters
- September 25, 2018

I know that you're close friends with him. "Could you talk to him about his position?" The staff then asks the group to leave the restaurant. A woman shouts, " Ted Cruz and Brett Kavanaugh are best friends!" In two videos posted to Twitter , a small group of activists can be seen confronting the Texas Republican and his wife, Heidi, as the couple makes their way to a table at Fiola, an Italian restaurant near the Capitol building. (more...)
British cabinet presses ahead with PM's Brexit blueprint British cabinet presses ahead with PM's Brexit blueprint
- September 25, 2018

No members of British Prime Minister Theresa May's cabinet challenged her over her so-called Chequers plan for Brexit at a meeting earlier on Monday, a journalist from the Sun reported. However a spokesman for May ruled out moving towards a Canada-style deal, warning it would not prevent a hard border with the Republic of Ireland . (more...)
Town flooded with dead fish after Hurricane Florence water recedes Town flooded with dead fish after Hurricane Florence water recedes
- September 25, 2018

She said the animals needed to be cared for because the veterinarian's office was closed. Hedges told USA Today , "If they can't find the owners, the pets went from a safe place to a kill shelter". we saw the soy beans that have been under water". Tammie has been released on an unsecured bond of $10k. Instead, they are now under the control of county officials. (more...)
Britain plans to stick to European Union safety rules on aviation Britain plans to stick to European Union safety rules on aviation
- September 25, 2018

The UK government said it was aiming to avoid such a worst-case scenario, and would look for an agreement on flying rights if there was a disorderly Brexit. For pet owners, new vaccination regulations would mean those who want to take holidays in the European Union would have to prepare for travel "at least four months ahead in advance of the date they wish to travel". (more...)
Hong Kong-Guangzhou bullet train service launched Hong Kong-Guangzhou bullet train service launched
- September 25, 2018

Earlier in the morning, high-speed train G5711 left Shenzhen North Railway Station at 6:44 a.m. for Hong Kong West Kowloon Station, while high-speed train G6501 also left Guangzhou South Railway Station at 6:48 a.m. In less than a year, the three steps were finished and the co-location arrangement was implemented. For this to work, the Hong Kong government leased part of the station - including the immigration checkpoint, waiting lounge, and platforms - to China for a token annual fee of ... (more...)
This move from Donald Trump may be 'bad news' for Google, Facebook This move from Donald Trump may be 'bad news' for Google, Facebook
- September 25, 2018

All month, those companies' lobbyists also had been buzzing about a potential White House executive order that aimed "to protect competition and small businesses from bias in online platforms", according to a copy of the document obtained by The Washington Post . (more...)
UK's Labour opposition says it might back new Brexit vote
- September 25, 2018

Sir Keir's intervention will raise fresh doubts about whether Mrs May will be able to get her final deal through the Commons. After being pushed on whether Remain would be on the ballot paper, if Labour did back a second referendum, he responded: "I think the sensible thing is to keep those options on the table". (more...)
New Zealand PM brings baby to UN assembly New Zealand PM brings baby to UN assembly
- September 25, 2018

Her partner Clarke Gayford, who is the baby's full-time caregiver, sat with the New Zealand delegation and held Neve as Ardern spoke in NY on Monday. Still, the United Nations was incredibly supportive of the First Baby of New Zealand's presence, with United Nations spokesman Stephane Dujarric saying the organisation was delighted to see Neve there. (more...)
Iran: US wish to halt Iran's crude exports won't come true Iran: US wish to halt Iran's crude exports won't come true
- September 25, 2018

This combination of two pictures shows U.S. President Donald Trump , left, on July 22, 2018, and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on February 6, 2018. At least 129 countries signed a nonbinding pledge, drafted by the US, to take steps to reduce the demand for drugs in their countries, Reuters reported . (more...)
Putin, Netanyahu knock heads on Syria plane downing Putin, Netanyahu knock heads on Syria plane downing
- September 25, 2018

The flare-up in tensions between Russia and Israel marks a turnabout after months of personal diplomacy between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, in which the two leaders forged a close personal relationship. (more...)
Michael Avenatti Claims to Represent Third Kavanaugh Accuser, Floats 'Gang Rape' Allegation
- September 25, 2018

Ford is not alone", a reference to Christine Ford, who says Kavanaugh attempted to rape her at party when they were in high school. In an email to Mike Davis , the chief counsel for nominations for the Senate Judiciary Committee, Avenatti said he had evidence that at house parties in the early 1980s, Kavanaugh, his friend Mark Judge , and others plied women with alcohol and drugs "in order to allow a "train" of men to subsequently gang rape them". (more...)
'Trump critic' Rosenstein heading to White House expecting to be sacked 'Trump critic' Rosenstein heading to White House expecting to be sacked
- September 25, 2018

U.S. late night political satirist Bill Maher jumped on the New York Times Friday revelation that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein had been pushing a plan to take U.S. Bush's team during the 2000 Florida recount that ultimately resulted in Bush becoming president over then-Vice President Al Gore. As for Rosenstein's future, Trump says, "We will make a determination". (more...)
Trump administration targets immigrants who receive public benefits Trump administration targets immigrants who receive public benefits
- September 25, 2018

In a press release accompanying the proposed rule , Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said the rule is meant to "promote immigrant self-sufficiency and protect finite resources by ensuring that they are not likely to become burdens on American taxpayers ". (more...)
Duchess Meghan Markle Throws a Ball with Guests at Coach Core Awards!
- September 25, 2018

The royal couple were snapped laughing their way through the on-court contest. Meghan Markle debuted a new hairstyle on Monday as she attended the Coach Core Awards with Prince Harry . Now, Coach Core trains hundreds of young people across the United Kingdom who are not otherwise in employment and education by connecting the budding coaches to sports clubs. (more...)
Turkey to create safe zone east of Euphrates river, Syria Turkey to create safe zone east of Euphrates river, Syria
- September 25, 2018

Turkey previously carried out a military operation to seize control of Syria's Afrin region from the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia, which Ankara considers a terrorist organization. It has done the same in Afrin. Close to three million people live in Idlib, around half of them Syrians displaced by the war from other parts of Syria, and the United Nations warned that an offensive would cause a humanitarian catastrophe. (more...)
Don't vote for our brother, warn six siblings of congressman Don't vote for our brother, warn six siblings of congressman
- September 25, 2018

David Brill . The stunning ad was released Friday by Democratic candidate David Brill , who hopes to unseat Gosar when voters in Arizona's Fourth Congressional District head to the polls on November 6. President Donald Trump's border wall, his track record on the environment and his position on health care. In response to the ad, Gosar told CNN in a statement Saturday that the siblings featured in the ad are "liberal Democrats who hate President Trump " and slammed Bill for ... (more...)
25 killed, 53 wounded in Iran parade attack 25 killed, 53 wounded in Iran parade attack
- September 25, 2018

State television gave a toll of 29 dead and 57 wounded in the attack , while official news agency IRNA said those killed included women and children who were spectators at the parade. The region's Arab separatists, once only known for nighttime attacks on unguarded oil pipelines, claimed responsibility for the assault, and Iranian officials appeared to believe the claim. (more...)
#WhyIDidntReport Is the Most Powerful Reaction to Trump's Comments About Sexual Assault #WhyIDidntReport Is the Most Powerful Reaction to Trump's Comments About Sexual Assault
- September 25, 2018

There are countless things wrong with Trump's assertion that had an assault been "as bad", a report would have been filed. Ford has said when they were teens in 1982, Kavanaugh pinned her down at a house party, groped her and covered her mouth when she tried to scream. (more...)
Ramaphosa unveils Mandela statue in NY Ramaphosa unveils Mandela statue in NY
- September 24, 2018

This would form part of the build-up to South Africa's International Investment Conference which would take place on October 26 and 27, with a focus on bringing investment of US100 billion into the South African economy over the next five years, Diko said. (more...)

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