Stories about Global

Jul 16 2017

Mathematician Maryam Mirzakhani, First Woman to Win Fields Medal, Dies Age 40

Mirzakhani was a professor in the U.S. at Stanford University's mathematics department, having graduated from Iran's Sharif University of Technology in 1999 and earning h...

Jul 15 2017

Democrats introduce new bill on Russian Federation and Iran sanctions

Reuters reported Wednesday that foreign affairs Democrats are planning on introducing an " original " version of the bill, or the text of the legislation as it was wri...

Jul 15 2017

Sinkhole forces Florida neighborhood to evacuate, destroys 2 homes

By 9:30 am (local time) the home had fallen into the sinkhole. No one was home at the time, the owners had already gone to work. The people who live at that home were eva...

Jul 14 2017

Grassley may subpoena Trump Jr. to testify to Senate panel

Trump Jr . released emails which showed that he was asked to meet with a "Russian government attorney" who wanted to provide damaging information about Hillary Clinton...

Jul 14 2017

Trump intervenes to let Afghan teens attend robot competition in US

The teenagers were denied access to the USA under the president's executive order on travel after making multiple trips to their country's capital depsite the dangers of ...

Jul 14 2017

Sheldon Silver's Corruption Conviction Has Been Overturned

Now, Reice said he's looking at whether the Court of Appeals, the state's highest court, will reconsider Taub's case given the ruling on Silver. Indeed, justices on the...

Jul 14 2017

China June Exports Rise as Global Trade Keeps Momentum (Correct)

China's imports of coal totaled 2.68 million tons in the first half of the year, down 74.5 percent from the previous year. This suggests that China has been making good...

Jul 13 2017

Man held on $1M bail amid search for 4 young men

Media reports stated the DiNardos had been subpoenaed before a Bucks County investigating grand jury. Authorities haven't said if they believe the missing men are in ...

Jul 13 2017

Pope Francis Declares New Criteria In Path To Sainthood

Titled Maiorem hac dilectionem ("Greater Love Than This"), the document begins by citing Sacred Scripture: "Greater love has no man than to lay down his life for his fr...

Jul 12 2017

Takata expands airbag inflator recall by 2.7 million vehicles

Honda confirmed on Monday that a man died in June 2016 when an inflator ruptured while he was working inside a 2001 Honda Accord using a hammer. Takata has filed for ...

Jul 12 2017

Chinese company loses almost all of its 300000 'shared umbrellas'

He said the process is being retooled and he expects to expand the business to 30 million umbrellas made available at locations across China by the end of the year....

Jul 11 2017

Trump Supports Idea to Bring Charlie Gard to USA for Treatment

Connie Yates (L) and Chris Gard, parents of terminally-ill 10-month-old Charlie Gard, walk out of the Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children after delivering a peti...

Jul 07 2017

Tropical depression forms; will it become Tropical Storm Don?

Tropical Depression Four has maximum sustained winds of 30 miles per hour (55 km/h), with higher gusts. Cape Verde storms are named or the islands off west Africa where ...

Jul 07 2017

China's Xi Warns Trump Of 'Negative Factors' Hurting US Ties

But he also said the relations have been "affected by some negative factors ". As the USA demands global action to counter the threat, the Trump administration is findin...

Jul 06 2017

Fed Minutes: Balance Sheet Reduction Likely In "Couple Of Months"

US stock prices were up slightly at the close of trade while yields on USA government debt dipped. The Fed's preferred measure of underlying inflation slipped again in ...

Jul 05 2017

Trump's frosty phone call with Chinese President Xi

As Donald Trump told the story, his relationship with President Xi Jinping of China reached its climax at the end of a dinner. The two leaders are set to meet on ...

Jul 04 2017

Step up, offer alternative agenda: Nitish slams Cong over Prez poll differences

Nitish also said that it was because of the Congress that they could not have an alliance in Uttar Pradesh and Assam, and that it "did not take us into confidence durin...

Jul 03 2017

New Jersey on the Bring of Government Shut Down

Also closed was Island Beach State Park, where the state owns a residence that the governor can use. Setting a reserve cap for the Blue Cross Blue Shields in the coun...

Jul 03 2017

Trump defends Twitter outbursts as 'modern day presidential'

Two US television hosts attacked by Donald Trump on Twitter have questioned his mental health. "We have our doubts, but we are both certain that the man is not me...

Jul 02 2017

Federal Bureau of Investigation arrests man in disappearance of Chinese grad student

Brendt Christensen , 27, was arrested on Friday after being under surveillance by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. A man was charged Friday with the kidnapping of ...