Stories about Worldwide

Apr 03 2017

Pence breaks Senate tie on killing family-planning grants rule

After two Republicans, Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) and Susan Collins (R-ME) sided against the measure with Democrats, Vice President Mike Pence cast the tie-breaking vote. Some...

Apr 02 2017

Twitter makes room for more characters in tweets

All these changes made will bring a positive development that will enable improved communication between different users on Twitter making twitter chats more comfor...

Apr 01 2017

Malaysia-North Korea ties not severed

The Malaysian contingent had been stranded in North Korea amid a protracted spat following the February 13 killing of Kim Jong Nam - the North Korean leader's estranged...

Mar 31 2017

German Chancellor's Center-right Party Wins State Election

Outside of its heartlands in eastern Germany, the party received 12.9 percent of the vote, 3.2 percent less than in 2012. The state poll was being seen as a bellwether fo...

Mar 31 2017

Oil prices firm up, aided by slip in Libyan output

Gasoline stockpiles fell by 3.7 million barrels, while inventories for distillate fuel oil, which is used to make diesel and heating oils, dipped by 2.5 million barrels, ...

Mar 31 2017

Family of Pc Keith Palmer thank those who tried to help

We can't thank them enough. But the officer's family has responded saying in a statement released on Saturday night:"There was nothing more you could have done". Mr Ell...

Mar 31 2017

Spacewalking astronauts lose piece of shielding that floats away

A five-foot (1.5-meter) debris shield being installed on the International Space Station floated away on Thursday during a spacewalk by two veteran USA astronauts, a NASA...

Mar 30 2017

GAO to scrutinize security expenses of Trump's Mar-a-Lago trips

And it will investigate whether Trump's hotels are sending to the U.S. Treasury any profits from foreign government customers. The watchdog inquiry comes as Democrats r...

Mar 30 2017

China's man-made S.China Sea islands nearly complete

The Beechcraft TC-90 is a twin-turboprop plane, based on the civilian Beechcraft King Air C90 and now used to train train Japanese Self Defense Force pilots. The Presiden...

Mar 30 2017

Coaches: Carolina Final Four advantage to fade after tipoff

As the Gamecocks have reached their first Final Four in school history, coaches of the SC football team decided that holding a spring game at the same time as the bigge...

Mar 30 2017

SpaceX Is Launching A Recycled Rocket

Air Force weather officials said . The reused rocket was first flown in April with the CRS-8 mission, a cargo resupply mission to the space station. It will represent ...

Mar 30 2017

European Union 'will die', says French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen

The pair did not discuss the possibility of Russian Federation offering financial help to her party, according to Mr Peskov. Marine Le Pen waves to supporters at the ...

Mar 30 2017

Facebook adds camera effects, new ways of photo sharing

Masks now available include those from the movies Alien: Covenant, Despicable Me 3 , Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 , Power Rangers , Smurfs: The Lost Village and ...

Mar 30 2017

Jaitley, Chidambaram spar in Rajya Sabha over MS Dhoni's Aadhaar data leak

During discussion on the Bill, the opposition accused the government of "smuggling in" provisions to bypass the Rajya Sabha as the upper house has limited powers on money...

Mar 29 2017

Destiny 2 "Last Call" Teaser

It highlights the Earth's Last City on fire. Its uncertain if this is due to an attack or natural disaster. Either way, we're sure to get more information on Destiny 2 ...

Mar 29 2017

Trump says Germany owes 'vast sums' to NATO

Stark differences between both on everything from trade to immigration were in full view during an icy first meeting between the two Western leaders at the White House on...

Mar 29 2017

Danny Blind fired as coach of Dutch football team

Spas Delev's first-half brace saw Bulgaria past the Netherlands 2-0 in Group A of World Cup Qualifying. KNVB football director Jean Paul Decossaux told the Dutch FA...

Mar 28 2017

Westminster terror attack victim Kurt Cochran was killed on first holiday overseas

A spokeswoman said: We are horrified at the attack carried out in London earlier this week and are co-operating with law enforcement as they continue their investigatio...

Mar 27 2017

Iran Imposes Sanctions Against 15 US Companies 'Supporting Terrorism'

Iran said ON Sunday that it will impose sanctions on 15 United States companies for supporting Israel s "terrorist actions" as part of reprisals for the increasing pres...

Mar 27 2017

Tri-Cities residents urged to go dark for Earth Hour

In this two photo combo, the Brandenburg Gate is seen shortly before the lights were turned out, above, and during the Earth Hour with lights turned off, below, in Berlin...