World Media


Dundee boxer Mike Towell remains in 'critical' condition
- October 01, 2016

He passed away with his family at his bedside in the early hours of this morning, his management said. This post first appeared on Linda Ikeji's Blog. "Iron Mike" had a professional record of 11 wins and one draw before Thursday's British welterweight title eliminator. Promoter Eddie Hearn said: "Absolutely devastated by the passing of Mike Towell - all of our thoughts with his friends and family at this time". (more...)
State minimum wage to go up 10 cents State minimum wage to go up 10 cents
- October 01, 2016

It isn't just the calendar that will change on Saturday, so will the minimum wage in Ontario. Younger workers on the minimum wage will receive a pay rise worth up to £450 a year from today. He said conversations at provincial and national chamber of commerce conferences have focused on the concern of Albertan businesses with the wage increases. (more...)
Murder charges filed in Amber Alert deaths of siblings Murder charges filed in Amber Alert deaths of siblings
- October 01, 2016

Charges have yet to be filed in that case. The children's father, Rene Hernandez, was found dead six years ago in the woods of Whitley County, according to The Journal Gazette. The investigation into Macomber's death will be conducted in Allen County, where Fort Wayne is located. Macomber lived in the same area. Pasztor had been driving his vehicle when she grabbed her kids, police said. (more...)
Russia accuses US of siding with 'terrorists' in Syria
- October 01, 2016

Most of the besieged citizens, divided across at least 18 locations around the country, are trapped by government forces, and worldwide observers are beginning to accuse both Damascus and its close ally Moscow of war crimes. The Russian Foreign and Defence Ministries both cast it as United States encouragement of terror attacks on Russia. US Department of State Spokesman John Kirby said on Wednesday that one of the consequences of the war in Syria could be extremists' "attacks against ... (more...)
Pope urges greater efforts for peace in the Middle East
- October 01, 2016

Peace and reconciliation will be the focus of Pope Francis' first official visit to the nations of Georgia and Azerbaijan later this week. Building interreligious dialogue has been one of the pope's top priorities since his election three years ago, says the article. (more...)
Israel approves of Trudeau funeral delegation, as PM meets Netanyahu Israel approves of Trudeau funeral delegation, as PM meets Netanyahu
- October 01, 2016

Rivlin said that Peres's death left "a feeling of the end of an era in the nation's life". "People dump on people who serve in public life", he said. Israeli-Palestinian negotiations have been stalled since 2014 and Netanyahu and Abbas had not met face to face since 2010. When the paper's editor-in-chief asked Peres for permission to report the bombshell revelation, Peres reportedly said: "When I'm dead". (more...)
Australian government wants slower switch to clean energy
- October 01, 2016

In NSW , the Bureau of Meteorology has issued a severe weather warning for people in the Central Tablelands, South West Slopes, Riverina, Lower Western, Northern Tablelands and parts of the Mid North Coast, Hunter, Southern Tablelands, Central West Slopes and Plains, Upper Western and Snowy Mountains as well as for the Australian Capital Territory forecast districts. (more...)
Russian strikes "killed over 9000" in one year of Syria air campaign
- October 01, 2016

Opposition activists have blamed Russian Federation for most of the recent airstrikes against rebel-held neighborhoods of east Aleppo city that have killed more than 320 civilians in the past two weeks and demolished many buildings. "It's the Nusra-controlled people in eastern Aleppo who refuse to do this", he said. "Bombs are raining from Syria-led coalition planes and the whole of east Aleppo has become a giant kill box", he said, and pleaded for an end to the bombings. (more...)
Imppa to pass resolution banning pakistani artistes in india
- September 30, 2016

He also said that from the way Union minister Sushma Swaraj presented India's viewpoint at the UN, Pakistan has been completely exposed. Since the terrorist attack in Uri on September 18, there has been an uproar among people from different parts of India demanding to ban artists from Pakistan. (more...)
Columbia peace deal: Government signs historic deal with rebels
- September 30, 2016

Under the agreement, rebels will lay down their weapons and submit to a process of reintegration into society. The Colombian government and the nation's largest rebel group today signed a peace accord that concludes four hard years of negotiations and over 50 years of violence and turmoil driven by illegal cocaine production. (more...)
Bill Clinton to stump eastern OH in two-day bus tour Bill Clinton to stump eastern OH in two-day bus tour
- September 30, 2016

Accompanied by her running mate Tim Kaine, they drew about 2,000 supporters at East High School. The democratic nominee will campaign on October 3, and is expected to urge Ohioians to register to vote and vote early. No Republican candidate has reached the White House without winning OH, and John F. Kennedy is the only Democratic candidate to do so since 1944. Mr. (more...)
Indian fire kills 2 Pakistani soldiers in Kashmir
- September 30, 2016

Pakistan's military spokesman slammed the Indian account as "totally baseless and completely a lie", saying the contact between DGMOs only included communication regarding cross-border firing, which was within existing rules of engagement. (more...)
Congress clears stopgap spending bill, $1.1B to fight Zika Congress clears stopgap spending bill, $1.1B to fight Zika
- September 30, 2016

House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., addressing the Economic Club of Washington on Wednesday morning, said the amendment would "help unlock" the spending bill . The public health crisis in Flint occurred after the city switched to a new water source, the Flint River, in 2014 as a money-saving measure. The issue has stirred resentments over the inequities in the treatment of a majority-black city, and it has stayed near the top of Democrats' congressional agenda for months. (more...)
Federal Bureau of Investigation data show increase in homicides, violent crime in 2015
- September 30, 2016

An estimated 1,197,704 violent crimes took place in 2015, an increase of 3.9 percent from the year before, according to the FBI's annual crime report published Monday. Regarding violent crime, murders comprised 1.3 percent compared to aggravated assault (63.8 percent), robbery (27.3 percent) and rape (7.5 percent). (more...)
Obama flies to Israel for Shimon Peres memorial service
- September 30, 2016

Peres shared the prize with the late Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and the late Palestinian President Yasser Arafat. Tens of thousands of Israelis streamed to the parliament's plaza on Thursday, where the casket of Shimon Peres was laid in state, to pay a final tribute to the former president and prime minister. (more...)
Trump campaign manager says she reprimanded him for Machado remarks Trump campaign manager says she reprimanded him for Machado remarks
- September 30, 2016

I saved her job", Trump said. Worked out great. I will bet you if you put up and added up all the time I spoke to her, probably less than five minutes. I don't know if she's done porn or not. I can't believe we still do these things. Her name is Alicia Machado , and acording to a new Clinton campaign spot, her treatment by the self-proclaimed billionaire is a story deserving of a mini-biopic. (more...)
Lady Gaga will perform during Super Bowl halftime show Lady Gaga will perform during Super Bowl halftime show
- September 30, 2016

This year the SUPER BOWL goes GAGA! "The rumors are true", she wrote in a tweet . And I don't really... Adele was first mentioned as the league's top choice for the Super Bowl 51 halftime show, but the 25 singer quickly shot down those rumors. (more...)
India says Pakistan believes terror will bring territory
- September 30, 2016

Tightening the screws on Pakistan further, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has convened a meeting on Thursday to review the Most Favoured Nation status to the neighbour, sources said here. "Terrorists should hear out clearly that India will never forget the Uri attack... Leaders of the neighbouring country used to say that they will fight for 1,000 years; where are they now", he asked. (more...)
Philippines' Duterte to scrap future war games with US
- September 30, 2016

In Manila, Molly Koscena, the spokesman of the USA embassy, released a statement on the issue, thus: "We have not received any official communication from the Philippines government". Cardin said if the current trends continue "we can expect that over 6,000 people will be dead as a result of extra-judicial killings in the Philippines by the end of this year". (more...)
FDNY Chief Killed in Bronx Explosion Related to Marijuana Operation
- September 29, 2016

Firefighters responded to the dwelling after someone called at about 6:20 a.m. EDT to report a possible gas leak, the spokesman said. Chief Michael Fahy, a 17-year fire department veteran and father of three, was killed by falling debris on Tuesday morning while directing operations from the street. (more...)
South Australia storms: entire state left without power after wild weather South Australia storms: entire state left without power after wild weather
- September 29, 2016

One of the most severe weather systems in recent decades is set to hit SA on Wednesday and Thursday, with up to 100ml of rain forecast in the Adelaide Hills along with potentially storm-force winds in coastal areas. Mr Weatherill said energy officials had indicated the severe weather was so destructive, no network in the world would have emerged unscathed. Ms Chadwick said the tail end of the weather system - including rain and strong winds - will linger in Sydney on Friday, but the weather ... (more...)
Jeremy Corbyn rejects Labour MP's calls for immigration clampdown
- September 29, 2016

However, it is Mr Corbyn's stance on immigration that will dominate the final day of the conference. Directly addressing the turmoil of recent days, he will then say: "But every one of us knows that we will only get there if we accept the decision of the members, end the trench warfare and work together to take on the Tories". (more...)
Former Israeli President Shimon Peres dead at 93
- September 29, 2016

Just as most Israeli hawks in their eulogies avoided mentioning some of the fundamental policy disagreements they had with the dovish Peres, a number of key global dignitaries - including people who usually jump at every chance to exhort the Israeli government to take bold steps toward peace - decided not to link Peres's death with such calls. (more...)
First Lady Michelle Obama to speak at La Salle University
- September 29, 2016

Saying her husband's 2012 victory in Pennsylvania equated to a margin of 17 votes per precinct, Obama told the crowd in the Tom Gola Arena that by voting for Clinton - and getting friends and family to do the same - they would have an impact. (more...)
Sadiq Khan: Labour not just talking the talk, but walking the walk
- September 29, 2016

Jeremy Corbyn's office has denied rumours that the Labour leader's top spin doctor and closest advisor Seumas Milne is quitting. The rough and tumble of the three-month leadership campaign looks to have improved his confidence. This party should be the voice for that change. "A well-delivered speech from Jeremy with a firm direction". He received enthusiastic support from party members in the conference hall, including a lengthy standing ovation when he first appeared on stage. (more...)

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