• Percent of 'March for Our Lives' Participants Able to Vote

    Percent of 'March for Our Lives' Participants Able to Vote

    World Media

    The most affecting moment from last weekend's March for Our Lives rally in Washington, D.C., did not come from a speech. The trip to the march was organized by juniors Roman Doumbia and Sydney Kukoda, who are resident assistants in Horan and Lee Hall, respectively.
  • Adnan Syed of 'Serial' podcast to get new trial

    Adnan Syed of 'Serial' podcast to get new trial

    World Media

    That potential alibi witness, Asia McClain, claimed to see Syed in their high school library during the time prosecutors said Lee was murdered. "Trial counsel's deficient performance prejudiced Syed's defense", the two Special Appeals judges wrote, "because, but for trial counsel's failure to investigate [McClain], there is a reasonably probability that McClain's alibi testimony would have raised a reasonable doubt in the mind of at least one juror about Syed's involvement [in] Hae's murder, ...
  • Lavrov: Russia to expel 60 USA diplomats, close consulate in St. Petersburg

    Lavrov: Russia to expel 60 USA diplomats, close consulate in St. Petersburg

    World Media

    Russia announced on Thursday that it would move to expel the same number of diplomats from the US and other countries that booted Russian officials from diplomatic postings in recent days. Two dozen countries, including the US and many European Union nations, have ordered more than 150 Russian diplomats out this week in a show of solidarity with Britain.
  • Brown Wins It For Celtics

    Brown Wins It For Celtics

    World Media

    In the win against the Jazz, the Celtics had one rookie in the starting line-up-Guerschon Yabusele-and two on the bench-Abdel Nader and Semi Ojeleye-and still manage to find a way to win the game. The Celtics were in Salt Lake City to take on the Jazz, and on the surface, it looked like Utah would probably handle their business. The Boston Celtics have been the comeback kings in the National Basketball Association this season and the Utah Jazz became the latest team to find out.
  • Balakrishna is only son in India to play his father: Venkaiah Naidu

    Balakrishna is only son in India to play his father: Venkaiah Naidu

    World Media

    Today, his son Balakrishna is set to do a film on him. Inquiries revealed that he had gone to Visakhapatnam to participate in the convocation of Indian Institute of Management, besides attending other official engagements. Teja is planning to begin shooting in Chennai, where NTR was a government employee in 1947. The biopic will be helmed by Teja and will be bankrolled by Vishnu Induri and Sai Korrapati jointly.
  • Zuckerberg to Testify About Cambridge Analytica

    World Media

    Whistleblower Wylie said, "I believe their Cambridge Analytica client was Congress . I don't remember a national project, I know regionally", said Wylie while responding to a question on CA's work in India by Labour's Paul Fareely. Facebook has announced a raft of new changes to its privacy settings, designed around giving users greater control of their data and what they share with Facebook and with others.
  • Former Disney star Caroline Sunshine joins White House press office

    Former Disney star Caroline Sunshine joins White House press office

    World Media

    The White House has responded positively to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's surprise visit to China and his meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping. What do you think about the hiring of Disney star Caroline Sunshine as a White House press assistant? Sunshine recently attended Claremont McKenna College, interning for the Trump Administration during her time there, so her transition to a full-time position shouldn't come as a surprise.
  • Distracted drivers to be focus of patrols

    Distracted drivers to be focus of patrols

    World Media

    The NABC , a business advocate partner with AT&T's It Can Wait program, cites survey results that show that 97 percent of teens say texting while driving is unsafe - yet alarmingly 43 percent admit to doing so. Despite identifying those behaviors as a threat to their safety, 44.9 percent of drivers read a text or email while driving. The state of CT has prohibited all drivers from using hand-held cell phones.
  • Jeb Bush Takes Shot at Trump: My Children 'Actually Love Me'

    Jeb Bush Takes Shot at Trump: My Children 'Actually Love Me'

    World Media

    Donald (Don) John TrumpJeb Bush hits Trump: I go home to children "who actually love me" Trump Jr. praises "Roseanne" reboot, says she should host a late-night show Does President Trump need to tell the truth about Stormy Daniels? In what was interpreted as a denouncement of President Trump's "Make America Great Again" slogan, Bush said "The 21st-century conservative agenda can not be nostalgic about the past".
  • Oklahoma Senate gives final OK to tax hikes for teacher pay

    Oklahoma Senate gives final OK to tax hikes for teacher pay

    World Media

    The body approved the bill by a 36-10 vote. The massive tax package, which is expected to raise about $447 million in new revenue, will allow lawmakers to give classroom teachers an average $6,100 pay increase. It's also not clear if the plan is enough to satisfy teachers, who haven't received a raise since 2007 and have grown increasingly frustrated in recent years over funding cuts to schools.
  • VA Secretary Shulkin Out, Replaced by Trump's Doctor

    VA Secretary Shulkin Out, Replaced by Trump's Doctor

    World Media

    Shulkin generated bad headlines by wasting taxpayer money on a trip to Europe with his wife over the summer. Rep. Phil Roe, R-Tenn., the chairman of the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs, described Shulkin as a friend, but said he was "willing to work with anyone committed to doing the right thing on behalf of our nation's veterans".
  • Saudi Arabia to face United States lawsuits over 9/11 attacks

    Saudi Arabia to face United States lawsuits over 9/11 attacks

    World Media

    A judge in NY on Wednesday rejected Saudi Arabia's bid to dismiss lawsuits claiming that it helped plan the September 11, 2001, attacks and should pay billions of dollars in damages to victims. Obama had then claimed the law might expose U.S firms, troops as well as officials to lawsuits in other countries. Fifteen of the 19 hijackers were from Saudi Arabia.
  • Scarlett Johansson loins Taika Waititi's Jojo Rabbit

    Scarlett Johansson loins Taika Waititi's Jojo Rabbit

    World Media

    She will be playing the character of a German mother during World War 2 who hides a Jewish girl and is found out by a German boy. Thor: Ragnarok director Taika Waititi is set to direct the movie, and has reportedly already met with Scarlett to discuss the role.