World Media


US, South Korea agree on antimissile system to counter North
- July 09, 2016

China's Foreign Ministry said it was strongly opposed to the deployment of the defense system and urged South Korea and the United States to put a stop to it. "In other words, the synergy between THAAD and the KAMD can definitely consolidate South Korea's missile defense system". It's worth mentioning North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has threatened nearly everyone who disagrees with him and constantly claims he's developing nuclear ballistic missiles. (more...)
U.N. chief deeply alarmed by fighting in South Sudan's capital
- July 09, 2016

Kiir and Machar were safe, Machar's chief of staff, Ezekial Lol Gatkuoth, said later. The United Nations reported "heavy gunfire and shelling" near its displacement camp in Juba, the capital. A peace agreement was signed in South Sudan in August 2015, but many issues remain unresolved, among them, the cantonment of opposing forces and the unilateral restructuring of the country by Kiir from 10 states to 28 states in late 2015. (more...)
Twitter Wasn't Feeling Wendy Williams Bashing Jesse Williams' BET Awards Speech Twitter Wasn't Feeling Wendy Williams Bashing Jesse Williams' BET Awards Speech
- July 09, 2016

But there's a stark difference between talking trash about celebrities and using your voice belittle and discourage justice for the group of people of which you are apart. There's the NAACP. By the way, what is the "C" for? The " Grey's Anatomy " star found himself the subject of a Change.org petition following the stirring and politically charged speech he made while accepting a humanitarian honor at the BET Awards in June. (more...)
Bangladesh blast kills 2 during Eid prayers, injures others Bangladesh blast kills 2 during Eid prayers, injures others
- July 09, 2016

The country has been put on high alert during the Eid festival after last week's terrorist attack. Bangladesh has been reeling from a growing wave of attacks since the turn of the year, many of which have been claimed by the self-styled Islamic State group or an offshoot of the Al-Qaeda network. (more...)
Trump Stars and Spars with Republican Lawmakers Trump Stars and Spars with Republican Lawmakers
- July 09, 2016

Things reportedly got a little tense Thursday between presumed Republican nominee Donald Trump and an Arizona senator who has been critical of his campaign. It would be wonderful to have a member of the Trump family announce it. He said the earlier deaths of two black men in Louisiana and Minnesota were a reminder of "how much more needs to be done" to restore public confidence in law and order. (more...)
North America leaders commit on free trade deepening North America leaders commit on free trade deepening
- July 09, 2016

Obama said he got into politics to help people, to make sure the poor had the same chances to succeed as the wealthy, that working moms had trustworthy child care, that the tax system was fair and that children were getting a "decent education". (more...)
Military has response measures for South China Sea ruling: minister Military has response measures for South China Sea ruling: minister
- July 09, 2016

It is also closely watching the movements of nearby countries before the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague issues a ruling on the dispute between China and the Philippines . Saying the U.S. could pay a high price if it chose to get involved, he added that the discord over the South China Sea shouldn't be allowed to upset a "basically sound" bilateral relationship. (more...)
N Korea warns of tough response after United States blacklists Kim Jong
- July 09, 2016

The United Nations says his crimes include the internment of 80,000 to 120,000 people-including children and other family members of accused people-in political prison camps. China's foreign ministry, asked about the new sanctions, reiterated its policy of opposing unilateral sanctions. In April, North Korea called U.S. (more...)
Miami Republicans shun Trump's outreach to Congress Miami Republicans shun Trump's outreach to Congress
- July 09, 2016

Ben Sasse (R-NE), who has also not supported Trump . Jeff Flake (R., Ariz.) and in questions from concerned Republicans on immigration and other divisive issues. Cramer paraphrased what Trump said: "Here I was very critical of Saddam Hussein, saying he's a very, very bad guy, evil guy". Cruz also turned to mudslinging in his campaign against Trump , criticizing the NY billionaire in the final days of the in campaign of being as a "serial philanderer", "pathological liar" and ... (more...)
Number of Zika cases in NJ steadily climbing
- July 09, 2016

The news comes as Democrats and Republicans in Congress continue to clash over funding for Zika . UAB infectious diseases professor emeritus David Freedman, M.D.is not concerned about a widespread Zika virus outbreak in the United States. (more...)
Arrest made in crash that killed top NBA draft pick's cousin Arrest made in crash that killed top NBA draft pick's cousin
- July 09, 2016

The Hoboken Police Department announced Friday that an arrest was made in the case; details were expected to be released later in the day. Police say they're investigating what Nicholas was doing in Hoboken that night. Simmons was drafted as the first pick in the 2016 National Basketball Association draft to the Philadelphia 76ers. Zachary's mother, Monique Steele, told CBS the auto was going at least 70 miles (112 kilometres) an hour. (more...)
Italian held in slaying of Nigerian who fled Boko Haram Italian held in slaying of Nigerian who fled Boko Haram
- July 09, 2016

A local man described as a well-known "ultra" football fan is being held. Speaking to Avvenire, the newspaper of the Italian bishop's conference, the priest, who heads the migrants' welcoming project in the archdiocesan seminary, made an appeal to the local police to take action, beyond imprisoning the man who murdered the Nigerian migrant . (more...)
Chilcot Report, and Blair's Response, Unlikely to Change Minds on Iraq War
- July 09, 2016

It covers the background to the decision to go to war - made by then Prime Minister Tony Blair and his Government and whether troops were properly prepared, how the conflict was conducted and what planning there was for its aftermath, a period in which there was intense sectarian violence. (more...)
Donald Trump Uses Disney's FROZEN to Defend Recent Star of David Tweet
- July 09, 2016

When it comes to online "Twitter wars" American presidential nominee Donald Trump just can not seem to let it go. The Nazis forced Jews to wear a Star of David on their clothing to identify themselves during the Holocaust. Since Trump made these comments , many Republican leaders, including Speaker Paul Ryan, have called them "inappropriate". He was also criticised earlier this year for failing to immediately disavow David Duke, a leader of the white supremacist Ku Klux Klan, after ... (more...)
Centre looks into Zakir Naik's IRF funding Centre looks into Zakir Naik's IRF funding
- July 09, 2016

Home Minister Rajnath Singh told media that recordings of his speeches are being examined for necessary action and asserted that the Indian government will not compromise on the issue of terrorism. The activities of the IRF came under the scanner of the Union Home Ministry amid allegations that funds from overseas received by it have been spent on political activities and inspiring people towards radical views. (more...)
Chinese Propaganda Arm: Prepare For War In The South China Sea
- July 09, 2016

China has built a runway on Woody Island, the site of the largest Chinese presence on the Paracels, and placed surface-to-air missiles there, according to USA officials. The United States, a major ally of Manila , has publicly pressed Beijing to accept the ruling . China's government sought to downplay fears of conflict in the South China Sea after an influential state-run newspaper said on Tuesday that Beijing should prepare for military confrontation in the area. (more...)
Donald Trump Refers to Frozen Book to Defend Tweet
- July 09, 2016

The presumptive Republican nominee blamed the media for misconstruing his statement . "The media's deliberate distortion". "She's obviously feminine and Jewish", Trump reportedly commented, so she'd lock up the woman's and Jewish votes for me. (more...)
Minn. governor: Philando Castile wouldn't be dead if he were white
- July 09, 2016

Phil" by students. Following the shooting death of Alton Sterling on Wednesday - who was carrying a gun in his pocket when he was shot while pinned to the ground by Baton Rouge police officers - critics of the gun organization waited in vain for a statement on the death of the father of five. (more...)
Philandro Castile investigation top priority
- July 09, 2016

But public records show the 28-year-old has a wife and child, and graduated from Minnesota State University Mankato with a degree in law enforcement in 2010. Police said they will continue to block off Summit in front of the governor's state-owned home to allow protesters to stay. "I was left speechless, angry and numb", she writes . (more...)
Korea's submarine-launched missile test fails
- July 09, 2016

Defense Department said. "The North launched what was believed to be an SLBM from waters off the port of Sinpo at around 11:30 a.m. (0230 UTC)", the South Korean Defense Ministry said in a statement. A report on 38 North, a website run by the U.S. -Korea Institute at Johns Hopkins University in the U.S., said in May that North Korea's submarine-launched ballistic missile program is making progress, but it appeared that the first ballistic missile submarine and operational missiles are ... (more...)
Powerful typhoon slams into Taiwan; killing 1, injuring 66
- July 09, 2016

Tropical Storm Risk had rated the typhoon as category 5, at the top of its ranking, but it is now weakening and should be a tropical storm by the time it hits China's southeastern province of Fujian on Saturday morning. Ferry services and flights between Fujian and Taiwan were halted, as were trains running between cities in Fujian and the neighbouring provinces of Jiangxi and Zhejiang. (more...)
Black Lives Matter supporters condemn violence in Dallas
- July 09, 2016

Three suspects are now in custody. However, reports that have leaked online that the Dallas shooter was a white nationalist have not been confirmed by police. Chief Brown is making strategic decisions and would not name the dead shooting suspect, nor would he confirm to the press how many suspects were involved in the Dallas shooting. (more...)
Area Law enforcement descends on hospital to support injured officer
- July 09, 2016

The Ballwin officer was rushed to a local hospital in an unknown condition. A Ballwin, Mo., police officer was in critical condition after he was shot in the neck during a traffic stop Friday morning, police said . The St. Louis County police chief says a suburban St. Louis police officer was "ambushed" by a man in his 30s. Nixon said he was concerned about recent events, including the fatal Dallas police shootings and the shooting of the Ballwin officer. (more...)
Dallas Police Used Bomb Robot To Kill Sniper
- July 09, 2016

The 25-year-old army veteran who killed five Dallas police officers interacted with several "black power" groups, some of which post vitriolic and racist rhetoric online and which sometimes condone violence. Lorne Ahrens , 48; Officer Michael Krol, 40; and Sgt. Michael J. Smith , 55. Police have closed off around 15 blocks of downtown as their investigators work Friday, and they're unsure when the area will be reopened. (more...)
Authorities: 911 caller ambushed, shot officer in Georgia
- July 09, 2016

The Valdosta officer was shot "multiple times", Police Chief Brian Childress said, as quoted by AP. An emergency dispatcher sent Officer Randall Hancock to the caller's apartment complex to follow up on the report. He was reportedly shot several times. WALB-TV reports the officer was under fire immediately after arriving on the scene. The police chief said Hancock was wearing a body camera, and its video footage had been turned over to the GBI. (more...)

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