World Media


US Rabbinic Coalitions to boycott pre-High Holiday call with Trump US Rabbinic Coalitions to boycott pre-High Holiday call with Trump
- August 25, 2017

Audio will be available later today . "President Trump's statements during and after the tragic events in Charlottesville", the groups wrote in a letter released on Wednesday, "are so lacking in moral leadership and empathy for the victims of racial and religious hatred that we can not organize such a call this year". (more...)
What happened to Mexico paying for the border wall? What happened to Mexico paying for the border wall?
- August 25, 2017

President Trump is set to visit Yuma , Arizona, located on the southern border of the USA, later today to do a tour of the facility , receive a briefing on equipment, look at the predator drone and other technologies, followed by a closed-door briefing and a meeting with marines. (more...)
Turkey to strengthen trade ties with Asia: PM Yıldırım Turkey to strengthen trade ties with Asia: PM Yıldırım
- August 25, 2017

Yıldırım was the first Turkish prime minister to visit Vietnam since the two countries established diplomatic ties in 1978. Stating that Singapore holds an important place within the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), Prime Minister Yıldırım said, "We have evaluated how we can be more involved in this community". (more...)
China opposes US's unilateral sanctions, urges withdrawal China opposes US's unilateral sanctions, urges withdrawal
- August 25, 2017

China reacted with irritation, saying Washington should "immediately correct its mistake" of imposing unilateral sanctions on Chinese companies and individuals to avoid damaging bilateral cooperation. And while Beijing has increased periodic bans on certain goods, its border has proved porous - a quick drive over the Yalu River. Anthony Ruggiero, a senior fellow with the Foundation for Defense of Democracies , thinks the sanctions are a significant step forward - and part of a strategy by ... (more...)
Trump's fractured relationship with Congress causes GOP dread
- August 25, 2017

The never-Trump GOP establishment is alive and well and now is the time to begin with messaging that makes a Trump challenge from his own party sound plausible. He said Trump's response to the violence in Charlottesville, in which he condemned "hatred, bigotry and violence on many sides" had only encouraged white supremacist groups. (more...)
A makeup company is honoring Aaliyah's sultry style A makeup company is honoring Aaliyah's sultry style
- August 25, 2017

MAC Cosmetics is partnering with the family of late R&B singer Aaliyah to create a makeup line based on the singer's signature sexy style. MAC Cosmetics will be honouring Aaliyah with a dedicated and highly anticipated collection. In addition to being a phenomenal singer and dancer, she also starred in the films Romeo Must Die and Queen of the Damned . " Aaliyah stands for M.A.C.'s mission of 'All ages, All races, All sexes.' She was a risk taker, innovator, edgy, street but ... (more...)
Most Americans Believe Donald Trump Is Dividing the Country
- August 25, 2017

And 3% of American voters said they "haven't heard enough" about Trump to say if they have a favorable or unfavorable view him. Sen. Lindsey GrahamLindsey GrahamGraham: Trump's Charlottesville rhetoric "dividing Americans, not healing them" OPINION: Congress should censure Trump for his unfit conduct Supporting "Dreamers" is our civic and moral duty MORE (R-S.C.) suggested Thursday that President Trump's attacks on GOP lawmakers are part of his political strategy. (more...)
Who is Joe Arpaio? Who is Joe Arpaio?
- August 25, 2017

Funding for Trump's proposed border wall , a promise that was at the centre of his 2016 presidential bid, is poised to be at the centre of debate when Congress negotiates a new government funding bill. "What we have witnessed is a total eclipse of the facts ". One US reporter could be seen shielding his eyes with Perspex protective goggles and covering his mouth with a cloth. (more...)
Donald Trump Steps Up Feud With Mitch McConnell And Paul Ryan Donald Trump Steps Up Feud With Mitch McConnell And Paul Ryan
- August 25, 2017

Mark Sanford said Tuesday. Earlier this week, Mr McConnell stressed that there was " zero chance " that Congress would not raise the limit. Neither Trump nor McConnell agreed to comment for the Times' story. The Republican Senator also said he reads a variety of sources that Trump has blasted, including the New York Times ."I try not to fall in love with any particular source", - he submitted. (more...)
Russian nuclear bombers fly near N. Korea in rare show of force Russian nuclear bombers fly near N. Korea in rare show of force
- August 25, 2017

It also said that the strategic bombers carried out refueling in the air during the flights, according to Tass news agency. Russian Federation flew nuclear bombers around the Korean Peninsula on Wednesday, the same day that Moscow complained about the annual joint U.S. (more...)
'US-China trade war to send ripples through world economy' 'US-China trade war to send ripples through world economy'
- August 25, 2017

China's Commerce Ministry said the move sent the wrong signal to the world and would be condemned by the worldwide community. He said the use of an ill advised and obsolete U.S. Beijing appears to already have taken some steps to limit the potential impact of any action the United States could take. The central component of the alleged theft by China is its investment rules requiring foreign companies that form joint ventures in China to share intellectual property-a normal business ... (more...)
Trump's job approval rating hits new low after Charlottesville violence Trump's job approval rating hits new low after Charlottesville violence
- August 24, 2017

On the television and around the internet, people debated the merits of Trump's blistering remarks about the "dishonest media". American radio host Michael Graham told Sam Delaney Trump's rants about the media work because of "the availability of streaming media, Facebook Live, the internet, people can see stuff for themselves". (more...)
White House fires back at Corker 'ridiculous' comment White House fires back at Corker 'ridiculous' comment
- August 24, 2017

Asked during the daily press briefing Thursday - the first in over three weeks - why he was reneging on his repeated campaign promises that Mexico would pay for the wall "100%", Huckabee Sanders totally ignored the question. Why this matters: Kelly is simply instituting normal White House procedures; but that's a big step from the early freewheeling days of the Trump Administration. (more...)
Baby found dead in vehicle parked while her mother worked Baby found dead in vehicle parked while her mother worked
- August 24, 2017

A Mason Fire Department lieutenant said fire crews were called around 5 p.m.to a report of a "non-breather" in the Proctor and Gamble parking lot on Mason-Montgomery Road. "Even though it wasn't sweltering hot today, it's obviously gonna be hotter in the auto", Burke said. Mason police detectives questioned the parents, working to learn the circumstances surrounding the case. (more...)
Smuggled Bengal tiger cub confiscated at border crossing Smuggled Bengal tiger cub confiscated at border crossing
- August 24, 2017

Around 1:30 a.m., a 2017 Chevy Camaro entered the Otay Mesa port of entry with an 18-year-old driver and 21-year-old passenger. To import a tiger into the country, a person would have to obtain a special permit from the U.S. "Officers removed the tiger cub from the vehicle and placed it in an animal crate until agents from the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service responded to the border crossing". (more...)
Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: Convict Perarivalan granted parole Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: Convict Perarivalan granted parole
- August 24, 2017

Additional chief secretary Niranjan Mardi, in an order, directed that the DIG of Prisons, who is the competent authority, to grant ordinary leave as per rule 19 of the Tamil Nadu Suspension of Sentence Rules 1982, to Perarivalan . Perarivalan sustained grievous injuries to his head, hands and knees and was admitted to the Government Medical College Hospital in Adukkumbarai on September 13, 2016 after he was reportedly attacked by a life convict named Rajesh Kanna in Vellore Central prison. (more...)
Cherry Hill man among sailors missing in USS John McCain accident Cherry Hill man among sailors missing in USS John McCain accident
- August 24, 2017

In a statement released through the U.S. Navy, Darryl Smith thanked those who've offered support to the family. Kenneth Smith, 22, is one of 10 sailors who went missing after the USS John S. They said he is among the missing, but she said her son is "tough" and holds out hope. "He truly loved his family, the Navy, and his shipmates". A search for the sailors continues, with the U.S., Singaporean and Malaysian navies taking part. (more...)
Arun Jaitley appointed BJP in-charge for Gujarat polls Arun Jaitley appointed BJP in-charge for Gujarat polls
- August 24, 2017

Assembly elections in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh are likely to take place later this year while in Karnataka, elections are likely to be held in early 2018. The term of the Gujarat Assembly comes to an end on 22 January 2018. The report further mentioned that the meeting chaired by Congress president Sonia Gandhi at her residence was also attended by party vice-president Rahul Gandhi, AICC general secretary incharge of Gujarat Ashok Gehlot, and party's key strategist Ahmed Patel. (more...)
Latest sanctions reveal the real U.S. plan on North Korea Latest sanctions reveal the real U.S. plan on North Korea
- August 24, 2017

Russia has criticized the USA sanctions imposed on Russian companies and people for their ties with North Korea and warned it will consider retaliation. Ltd-had collectively imported almost a half billion dollars' worth of North Korean coal between 2013 and 2016. But the reality is that China is the chief enabler of North Korea, and no major Chinese banks or companies have been targeted. (more...)
Police investigate death at Flamefest 'kinky rave festival' in Tunbridge Wells Police investigate death at Flamefest 'kinky rave festival' in Tunbridge Wells
- August 24, 2017

Emergency services were called to the site in Powder Mill Lane, Tunbridge Wells, in Kent at 06:14 BST on Tuesday, where the man was pronounced dead. Flamefest was held August 18 to 20 in a wooded area near Tunbridge Wells - a city in England's Kent county. (more...)
Six in 10 Americans reject Trump reaction to Charlottesville Six in 10 Americans reject Trump reaction to Charlottesville
- August 24, 2017

Republicans , white voters with no college and white men approve of the job of the president. Asked what racial group they think faces the most discrimination in America, 45% of Trump voters say it's white people followed by 17% for Native Americans with 16% picking African Americans, and 5% picking Latinos. (more...)
You can get shot for shouting 'Allahu Akbar' in Venice, says mayor You can get shot for shouting 'Allahu Akbar' in Venice, says mayor
- August 24, 2017

But we will send them directly to Allah without having to do any harm before", Brugnaro continued, referring to a foiled terror plot in March of this year. But the remarks were met with immediate laughter from the mayor of Florence , Dario Nardella, who proceeded to shout the phrase after Mr Bragnaro's initial claims. (more...)
Annan commission's Rakhine report submitted to president Annan commission's Rakhine report submitted to president
- August 24, 2017

At least 87,000 Undocumented Myanmar Nationals (UMNs) have so far entered Bangladesh following an outbreak of violence on October 9 a year ago in the Rakhine State of Myanmar. "The president told us that he was satisfied with our interim report, and that his government would begin to implement our recommendations", said Aye Lwin. (more...)
Clinton says Trump's debate stalking 'made her skin crawl' Clinton says Trump's debate stalking 'made her skin crawl'
- August 24, 2017

It was incredibly uncomfortable he was literally breathing down my neck . As Cortney wrote yesterday, Mrs. Clinton's publisher has leaked the first "juicy" excerpt from her forthcoming book, What Happened - in which the one woman in all of America who doesn't seem to understand why she lost will spend hundreds of pages trying to explain why she lost. (more...)
Another US warship collision in Asian waters Another US warship collision in Asian waters
- August 24, 2017

Two other accidents within the U.S. Seventh Fleet's area of responsibility occurred earlier this year. "Divers were able to locate some remains in those sealed compartments during their search today", Swift said . Senator John McCain , who both served as U.S. Navy admirals. "We are always hopeful there are survivors", Swift added. U.S. Navy and Marine Corps divers will continue search and recovery efforts inside flooded compartments in the ship for the missing sailors , the Fleet ... (more...)