Global Media

Global Media United Kingdom teenagers above average in global problem-solving challenge
Author: 0 United Kingdom teenagers above average in global problem-solving challenge

The Paris-based development agency introduced the new tests, taken by 15-year-olds, as part of its long-established PISA programme, which looks at performance in reading, mathematics and science. Boys, on the other hand, were more concerned with the instrumental benefits of teamwork, and the ways in which collaboration could work to their advantage, Schleicher said.

Global Media Pakistan Court Orders Release of Hafiz Saeed
Author: 0 Pakistan Court Orders Release of Hafiz Saeed

As his detention period ends this week, the board's order made Hafiz Saeed be free immediately from the house arrest. In October, the board had allowed a 30-day extension to the detention of Saeed which will expire next week. Chief of the banned outfit Jamaat-ud-Dawah (JuD), Hafiz Saeed, had been under house arrest since January. Under the law, the government can detain a person for up to three months under different charges but for extension to that detention, it needs approval from a ...

Global Media Attorney Says Embattled Lawmaker Schoen Plans to Resign From Senate
Author: 0 Attorney Says Embattled Lawmaker Schoen Plans to Resign From Senate

Cottage Grove City Administrator Charlene Stevens had said the city would await completion of a state investigation into the allegations against Schoen before deciding whether to impose disciplinary actions or dismissal. Schoen originally told MinnPost the allegations were "either completely false or have been taken far out of context" but has said nothing publicly since.

Global Media US Navy aircraft carrying 11 people crashes into sea off Japan
Author: 0 US Navy aircraft carrying 11 people crashes into sea off Japan

The U.S. Navy says an aircraft carrying 11 crew and passengers has crashed into the Pacific Ocean while on the way to the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan. The names of crew and passengers were being withheld pending notification of next of kin, the Navy says. The US Navy 7th fleet has 60-70 ships, 200-300 aircraft and 40,000 Navy and Marine Corps personnel assigned to it at any given time, according to its Twitter page.

Global Media Iran, Lebanon reject Arab League criticism as tensions mount
Author: 0 Iran, Lebanon reject Arab League criticism as tensions mount

Saudi Arabia has rallied its allies, including Bahrain, to isolate Iran diplomatically, but Tehran's role in fighting ISIS and its rapidly expanding sphere of influence has gained it allies, especially in Lebanon, Iraq and Syria. Hariri announced his resignation as prime minister of Lebanon on November 4 from Riyadh on the Saudi-funded Al-Arabiya news network, accusing Iran of destabilizing Lebanon and the region.

Global Media Fortis overcharging: Haryana govt orders probe into allegations against hospital
Author: 0 Fortis overcharging: Haryana govt orders probe into allegations against hospital

The family said they made a decision to have Adya discharged from the hospital, and she died at the hospital premise before she could be transferred to another hospital in a private ambulance. It also claimed that all standard medical protocols were followed in treating Adya and all clinical guidelines were adhered to. "At the time of admission, the child's condition was serious and deteriorating", the statement said.

Global Media India's Dalveer Bhandari secures final spot as a judge of the ICJ
Author: 0 India's Dalveer Bhandari secures final spot as a judge of the ICJ

For Bhandari, it will be his second consecutive term. "The UK has concluded that it is wrong to continue to take up the valuable time of the Security Council and the UN General Assembly with further rounds of elections", he said. Rycroft said that the United Kingdom will continue to support the work of the ICJ, "in line with our commitment to the importance of the rule of law in the UN system and in the worldwide community more generally".

Global Media A tractor trailer caught fire eastbound I-80
Author: 0 A tractor trailer caught fire eastbound I-80

The elephants were seen eating hay on the other side of the guardrail while firefighters worked to put out the fire. The elephants were reloaded and taken to Sarasota, where they'll spend the winter. None of the animals or humans were injured. From there, the elephants boarded into the trailer and continued on to Sarasota, Florida. Morgan told ABC News that the elephants are privately owned by the couple who were hauling them, who adopted the animals after they were orhpaned as babies.

Global Media WEATHER WARNING: Fierce winds to batter Sheffield
Author: 0 WEATHER WARNING: Fierce winds to batter Sheffield

Outbreaks of rain, occasionally heavy, will add to the hard travel conditions. Yellow weather warnings mean severe weather is possible and people should plan ahead thinking about possible travel delays or disruption to day-to-day activities.

Global Media President Trump makes North Korea a designated state sponsor of terrorism
Author: 0 President Trump makes North Korea a designated state sponsor of terrorism

Though the agreement resulted in ceasefire, the two countries are technically still at war, and South Korea has accused the North of violating the agreement numerous times over the years. Prior to today's decision, only three countries - Iran, Sudan and Syria - were labeled state sponsors of terror by the United States. Such a designation carries significant sanctions against the country's ability to receive USA foreign assistance and puts a ban on defense exports and sales.

Global Media Brexit minister Steve Baker dragged into Vote Leave spending row
Author: 0 Brexit minister Steve Baker dragged into Vote Leave spending row

As registered independent Leave campaigners, it was permissible for BeLeave and Veterans for Britain to receive donations from Vote Leave, as long as the campaigns were run entirely independently. Steve Baker, a leading figure in Vote Leave and now a minister in the Department for Exiting the European Union, told colleagues that his organisation had found a way "to spend as much money as is necessary to win".

Global Media Sorry for hand-chopping remark: Nityanand Rai
Author: 0 Sorry for hand-chopping remark: Nityanand Rai

I dare them to do it. As per a report on The Times of India , Rai had Modi had done a lot for the development of the country, including demonetisation and GST. I said PM Modi is the messiah of the poor. If people don't understand, they should try to.If they can't, what can I do? On being questioned about his statement, Rai on Tuesday said, "I used an idiom to express my sentiments".

Global Media Paul Millsap to Undergo Wrist Surgery
Author: 0 Paul Millsap to Undergo Wrist Surgery

Without Millsap, the Nuggets will rely on their youth and their depth to get them through his absence and to keep the ship a float while he heals from his injury. Starting Kenneth Faried at power forward is another option that should be on the table. The Denver Nuggets will be without one half of its star frontcourt pairing for the foreseeable future.

Global Media Josh Kelly fight is off after Bellew-Haye postponement
Author: 0 Josh Kelly fight is off after Bellew-Haye postponement

Haye and Bellew were due to square off again in an all-British showdown on December 17 at the O2 Arena in London. Haye said he tore a bicep muscle in a "freak accident" during a conditioning session. "I fight world class fighters, former world champions, former ring magazine champions, former undisputed champions". The Londoner lost to Bellew in March after he ruptured his Achilles in the sixth round of the dramatic clash before he was eventually stopped in the 11th round.

Global Media Skye Kakoschke-Moore to resign from Senate over dual citizenship
Author: 0 Skye Kakoschke-Moore to resign from Senate over dual citizenship

Earlier this month lower house MP Rebekha Sharkie revealed her United Kingdom citizenship was not formally renounced until after nominations for 2016 election. On Wednesday, Kakoschke-Moore said she was "heartbroken" to learn she is a British citizen by descent. Their advice was extremely surprising to me.

Global Media Journo shot dead by Tripura cop after fight
Author: 0 Journo shot dead by Tripura cop after fight

Police which is tight-lipped about the incident said that they have arrested Nandagopal Reang, the PSO of the commandant and investigating the circumstances in which incident took place. He was on duty when the incident occurred. He also ordered the director general of police to take "appropriate action" in the case. "We strongly condemn the brutal killing of journalist.in Tripura".

Global Media Mueller is turning up the heat on Jared Kushner
Author: 0 Mueller is turning up the heat on Jared Kushner

Mueller's team is apparently also looking into a number of meetings that Kushner tried to broker with foreign leaders during the transition. The Wall Street Journal reports that Mueller's team is probing Kushner's involvement in the controversy surrounding a United Nations resolution passed in December 2016 that condemned Israeli settlement construction.

Global Media TX Border Patrol Agent May Have Fallen to Death
Author: 0 TX Border Patrol Agent May Have Fallen to Death

A USA official with knowledge of the investigation told the Associated Press on Monday that investigators believe Martinez may have fallen into a culvert near Van Horn. Chris Cabrera, a spokesman for a border patrol agents union, the National Border Patrol Council, told The Associated Press that the two agents appeared to have been struck in the head with a rock or rocks.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 200 201 202 203 204 205 206 207 208 209 210 211 212 213 214 215 216 217 218 219 220 221 222 223 224 225 226 227 228 229 230 231 232 233 234 235 236 237 238 239 240 241 242 243 244 245 246 247 248 249 250 251 252 253 254 255 256 257 258 259 260 261 262 263 264 265 266 267 268 269 270 271 272 273 274 275 276 277 278 279 280 281 282 283 284 285 286 287 288 289 290 291 292 293 294 295 296 297 298 299 300 301 302 303 304 305 306 307 308 309 310 311 312 313 314 315 316 317 318 319 320 321 322 323 324 325 326 327 328 329 330 331 332 333 334 335 336 337 338 339 340 341 342 343 344 345 346 347 348 349 350 351 352 353 354 355 356 357 358 359 360 361 362 363 364 365 366 367 368 369 370 371 372 373 374 375 376 377 378 379 380 381 382 383 384 385 386 387 388 389 390 391 392 393 394 395 396 397 398 399 400 401 402 403 404 405 406 407 408 409 410 411 412 413 414 415 416 417 418 419 420 421 422 423 424 425 426 427 428 429 430 431 432 433 434 435 436 437 438 439 440 441 442 443 444 445 446 447 448 449 450 451 452 453 454 455 456 457 458 459 460 461 462 463 464 465 466 467 468 469 470 471 472 473 474 475 476 477 478 479 480 481 482 483 484 485 486 487 488 489 490 491 492 493 494 495 496 497 498 499 500 501 502 503 504 505 506 507 508 509 510 511 512 513 514 515 516 517 518 519 520 521 522 523 524 525 526 527 528 529 530 531 532 533 534 535 536 537 538 539 540 541 542 543 544 545 546 547 548 549 550 551 552 553 554 555 556 557 558 559 560 561 562 563 564 565 566 567 568 569 570 571 572 573 574 575 576 577 578 579 580 581 582 583 584 585 586 587 588 589 590 591 592 593 594 595 596 597 598 599 600 601 602 603 604 605 606 607 608 609 610 611 612 613 614 615 616 617 618 619 620 621 622 623 624 625 626 627 628 629 630 631 632 633 634 635 636 637 638 639 640 641 642 643 644 645 646 647 648 649 650 651 652 653 654 655 656 657 658 659 660 661 662 663 664 665 666 667 668 669 670 671 672 673 674 675 676 677 678 679 680 681 682 683 684 685 686 687 688