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Southern EU leaders criticize migrant rescue ships

Leaders southern EU states tried to develop a common political and economic stance ahead of an EU summit. Migration was one issue topping the agenda with a call for rescue ships to give way to the Libyan coast guard....

Southern EU leaders criticize migrant rescue ships

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Italy defiant as two migrant rescue ships try to dock Rome has blocked the entry of Italian and German vessels carrying more than 110 migrants. The decision paves the way for another standoff with migrant rescue groups after one ship recently forced its way into Lampedusa....
14:34, 2019-07-05

Italy targets migrant rescue ships in emergency decree Italy passed an emergency decree on Tuesday that limits the entry of ships into its territorial waters, a move aimed at curbing the activity of migrant rescue boats operated by charities....
21:00, 2019-06-11

Germany urges Italy to open up ports to migrant rescue ships German Interior Minster Horst Seehofer has urged his Italian counterpart Matteo Salvini to open ports to boats carrying rescued migrants. Meanwhile, a second rescue boat landed without permission in port at Lampedusa....
19:34, 2019-07-06

G-20 Financial Leaders Criticize Trade Tensions for Impact on Growth The Group of 20 major economies decried worsening trade tensions and their impact on global growth, with the U.S. and China locked in a protracted trade battle since negotiations fell apart a month ago....
23:00, 2019-06-09

Migrant rescue vessel Sea-Watch 3: What you need to know The standoff between Sea-Watch 3 and the Italian government ended with the arrest of Captain Carola Rackete, who now faces prosecution. But international maritime law and a country's own laws often don't chime....
10:51, 2019-07-02

Southern EU leaders back Cyprus in gas dispute with Turkey Heads of European Union Mediterranean states offered full support on Friday for fellow EU member Cyprus in a dispute with Turkey over the ownership of offshore natural gas deposits....
01:17, 2019-06-15

Southern EU leaders seek united policy front at meeting The leaders of France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Greece, Cyprus and Malta have gathered in Valletta for the 6th South European Union summit on Friday, to work on building a united front on key economic and political issues....
19:34, 2019-06-14

Italy under fire over charges against migrant rescue volunteer Portugal's parliament has protested an Italian decision to charge a Portuguese student with aiding illegal immigration, a move condemned by officials, who argue he was saving lives of migrants stranded in the Mediterranean....
03:00, 2019-06-29

Malta bans Sea-Eye migrant rescue ship from its waters Malta officials have denied German-flagged rescue ship Alan Kurdi access to their territorial waters to prevent it from docking at their ports. The ship, operated by the Sea-Eye charity, has 65 migrants on board....
15:17, 2019-07-07

Senate panel OKs aid to ease migrant surge at southern border The Senate Appropriations Committee on Wednesday approved $4.6 billion in largely humanitarian aid to address a surge of migrants at the southern U.S. border with Mexico, with a vote expected in the full Senate as soon as next week....
22:00, 2019-06-19

German migrant rescue ship captain goes before Italian court The German captain of a charity rescue ship appeared before a court in Sicily on Monday after she was arrested for forcing her way into an Italian port carrying migrants she had rescued off the Libyan coast....
22:00, 2019-07-01

Second migrant rescue boat defies Salvini and docks in Italy Mediterranea’s Italian-flagged Alex arrives in Lampedusa with 41 shipwrecked migrantsA charity rescue vessel brought 41 shipwrecked migrants into port in Lampedusa on Saturday, the second boat to defy far-right interior minister Matteo Salvini’s bid to close Italian ports to them.Mediterranea’s Ital...
21:17, 2019-07-06

| Italy's Salvini faces two-boat migrant rescue standoff A fresh standoff brewed Saturday between charity rescue vessels and Italy's far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini after two boats carrying shipwrecked migrants arrived off the coast of Lampedusa seeking a safe port....
07:51, 2019-07-07

Italy puts captain of migrant-rescue ship under investigation Italian prosecutors have put the German captain of a rescue ship under investigation for allegedly aiding people-smugglers, raising the stakes in a standoff that is preventing the boat coming ashore with 40 rescued migrants from Africa....
15:51, 2019-06-28

German rescue captain to sue Italy's Salvini over migrant comments The German captain of a migrant rescue ship will sue Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini for defamation, her lawyer said on Friday, intensifying the battle of wills between the charity worker and the far-right leader....
16:51, 2019-07-05

Italy to fine migrant rescue boats without OK to enter ports ROME (AP) — Italy’s populist government has approved stiff fines for migrant rescue boats that defy orders to stay out of Italian waters. Interior Minister Matteo Salvini said Tuesday after a Cabinet meeting that a new decree allows fines of up to 50,000 euros ($57,000) when charity boats carr...
22:51, 2019-06-11

Greece: Rescue operation underway after migrant boat capsize Greece's coast guard says a search and rescue operation is underway off the coast of the eastern Aegean island of Lesbos after a boat carrying dozens of migrants capsized....
10:17, 2019-06-11

Restart Mediterranean migrant rescue missions, UN bodies tell Europe UN agencies have appealed to European countries to restart government rescue operations for migrants in the Mediterranean Sea. More needs to be done to improve inhumane conditions for displaced people in Libya as well....
15:34, 2019-07-12

Rescue-Ship Fracas Revives Europe's Migrant Debate A pitched battle of wills between Italy’s leading nativist politician and the German captain of a migrant-rescue ship has divided European Union governments and highlighted the unresolved problem of Mediterranean migration....
13:51, 2019-07-03

| Captain urges Tunisia to let boat dock, after migrant rescue The captain of an Egyptian tug that retrieved 75 migrants has appealed to Tunisian authorities to allow his vessel to dock, as NGOs reported food shortages and sickness on board....
07:51, 2019-06-04

Southern Baptist leaders plan to remedy 'insufficient' approach to abuse claims Southern Baptists hope to take steps at their upcoming annual meeting in Birmingham, Ala., to address continuing reports of sexual abuse in their denomination....
02:00, 2019-06-05

Judge in Italy Orders Release of Captain of Migrant-Rescue Ship Capt. Carola Rackete had defended her decision to dock the ship, owned by a German humanitarian group, by citing the growing exhaustion of the 40 migrants aboard....
23:51, 2019-07-02

Migrant rescue ship captain heads to Italian court hearing ROME (AP) — The German captain of a humanitarian migrant rescue ship is being taken in an Italian border police motorboat to a court hearing on whether she stays under house arrest. Italian state radio said Carola Rackete was being escorted Monday from the tiny island of Lampedusa to a port in Sicil...
11:00, 2019-07-01

Italian police arrest migrant-rescue ship captain after docking Italian police arrested on Saturday the German captain of a migrant-rescue ship at the centre of a standoff with the Italian government after she docked at the port of Lampedusa....
05:17, 2019-06-29

Migrant rescue ship captain arrested after stand-off with Italy ends The captain of a German aid ship has been arrested after the vessel docked without permission on a tiny Italian island - and rammed a police motorboat blocking its way....
03:34, 2019-06-30

Migrant rescue ship captains could face $57,000 fines in Italian crackdown Migrant rescue ships docking in Italy without authorization could soon face fines of up to $57,000, as part of a government crackdown that the United Nations warns violates international law....
16:51, 2019-06-12

Migrant rescue ship captain regrets Italian docking scare The German captain of a migrant rescue ship who defied an Italian government ban to dock at the island port of Lampedusa expressed regret on Sunday for any alarm caused when her ship trapped a police boat against the quay....
19:17, 2019-06-30

Italy judge rules to free captain of migrant rescue boat A judge in Sicily says the sea captain who rammed a police boat while bringing 40 rescued migrants to an Italian port must be freed from house arrest...
01:34, 2019-07-03

Migrant rescue ship heads towards Italian port in defiance of Salvini The migrant rescue ship Alan Kurdi is making its way towards the Italian port of Lampedusa despite a warning from the country's far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini that it is closed, the NGO Sea-Eye says....
22:17, 2019-07-06

Mike Pence visits migrant detention facilities on southern US border – video The vice-president, Mike Pence, got a first-hand view of migrant detention facilities after touring two centres in Texas as he spoke out against grandstanding on Capitol Hill after legislators delivered emotional testimony about appalling conditions. Pence was in the border city of McAllen, Texas wh...
18:51, 2019-07-13

Italy rebuffs German migrant appeal as rescue boat disembarks at Lampedusa Migrants on a rescue boat that breached a ban on docking in Italy for the second time in a week, arriving illegally in Lampedusa, disembarked on Sunday after the vessel was impounded, as Italy rejected a German call to open its ports to charity vessels....
08:17, 2019-07-07

Donations pour in for captain of migrant rescue ship that struck police boat Carola Rackete remained under house arrest a day after her ship, the Sea-Watch 3, rammed the Italian border police motorboat that was blocking the entry to the port at Italy's Lampedusa island....
01:34, 2019-07-01

German migrant rescue ship captain moved to secret location after threats The German captain of a rescue charity ship who angered Italy's interior minister by bringing African migrants to an Italian island has received threats and been moved to a secret location, the charity she works for said....
14:51, 2019-07-03

Italy rebuffs German migrant appeal as rescue boat docks at Lampedusa A migrant rescue boat on Saturday breached a ban on docking in Italy for the second time in a week, arriving illegally in Lampedusa, as Italy rejected a German call to open its ports to charity vessels....
23:00, 2019-07-06

Rescue Ship Poses New Test for Italy’s Hard-Line Migrant Policies The Sea Watch 3, seeking to disembark 42 people it picked up off Libya, has entered Italian waters off the island of Lampedusa, in defiance of new legislation....
19:00, 2019-06-27

Italian authorities arrest captain of migrant rescue ship ending standoff Italian authorities arrested the captain of a migrant rescue vessel Saturday morning after it docked into a port off the Lampedusa island, ending a more than a two-week standoff....
01:51, 2019-06-30

Carola Rackete: Nearly £1m raised to help migrant rescue ship captain arrested after police standoff More than £889,000 ( €1million) has been raised to help the captain of a migrant rescue ship who was arrested after a two-week standoff with Italian officials....
16:34, 2019-07-01

Rescue crews had to perform a technical rescue near the Tucson International Airport Earlier today, rescue crews had to perform a technical rescue near the Tucson International Airport. Tucson police and Tucson fire responded to the crash which happened just before 8:30 this morning. It appears an SUV went under a fed-ex truck. Crews had to extract the driver of the SUV from the wre...
10:34, 2019-06-11

Rescue crews rescue 70-year-old hiker at Madera Canyon TUCSON – A 70-year-old was rescued after she was injured during a hike in Madera Canyon Tuesday. According to Green Valley Fire District, the woman was found one-eighth mile up the Super Trail in Madera Canyon. She was treated for her injuries and transported to the hospital. GVFD, PCSO, and ...
23:34, 2019-05-21

Senators criticize FTC's reported Facebook settlement Three U.S. senators who have been frequent critics of U.S. tech giants wrote a letter to the Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday to criticize its reported settlement with Facebook Inc....
21:17, 2019-07-16

U.S. senators criticize FTC's reported Facebook settlement Three U.S. senators who have been frequent critics of U.S. tech giants wrote a letter to the Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday to criticize its reported settlement with Facebook Inc....
19:51, 2019-07-16

Members of both parties criticize Trump’s ‘confidence’ in Kim Jong Un During a visit to Japan, Trump voiced faith in the North Korean leader while taking a shot at Biden as a “low IQ individual,” prompting pushback from Republicans and Democrats....
00:17, 2019-05-27

Sudan rebels criticize protesters’ deal with the army Sudanese rebel groups have criticized a power-sharing deal between the military and the country’s pro-democracy movement aimed at ending weekslong political deadlock...
13:17, 2019-07-06

Apple, WhatsApp criticize GCHQ surveillance plans Apple and other tech firms have rallied together to criticize a GCHQ proposal which would enable the UK government to eavesdrop on encrypted chat services.The iPhone maker, together with WhatsApp and 50 companies, civil society organizations and security experts, have signed an open letter calling o...
07:17, 2019-05-31

UPDATE 1-U.S. senators criticize FTC's reported Facebook settlement Three U.S. senators who have been frequent critics of U.S. tech giants wrote a letter to the Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday to criticize its reported settlement with Facebook Inc....
19:51, 2019-07-16

Factbox: Forty Republicans criticize Trump's inflammatory tweets Forty of the 250 Republicans serving in the U.S. Congress as of Wednesday afternoon have criticized Republican President Donald Trump over his attacks, widely condemned as racist, on four Democratic lawmakers, all minority women....
02:01, 2019-07-18

Pilots criticize Boeing for mistakes made while developing 737 MAX jets Airline union leaders and a famed former pilot said Wednesday that Boeing made mistakes while developing the 737 Max, and the biggest was not telling anybody about new flight-control software so pilots could train for it....
08:17, 2019-06-20

More than 60 British lords criticize Labour's Corbyn over anti-Semitism More than 60 opposition Labour members of Britain's upper house of parliament signed a statement in a newspaper on Wednesday accusing leader Jeremy Corbyn of failing "the test of leadership" over anti-Semitism in the party....
12:34, 2019-07-17

Ethiopian crash families criticize Boeing over donation plan The families of victims of an Ethiopian air disaster on Thursday criticized Boeing's plan to donate $100 million to unspecified charities and communities affected by two crashes, saying it was too vague and that families should have been consulted first....
22:17, 2019-07-04

Democrats criticize FTC's reported $5B fine against Facebook as 'slap on the wrist' The Federal Trade Commission's reported approval of a $5 billion fine to Facebook for failing to protect the privacy of its users has drawn criticism from Democratic lawmakers....
22:17, 2019-07-13

Russians criticize heavily edited version of Elton John film Russian gay rights activists and cultural figures are criticizing the local distributor of a new movie about Elton John for cutting scenes depicting homosexual activity and drug use...
18:17, 2019-06-02

Abortion rights advocates criticize Biden over support for Hyde Amendment NARAL and Emily’s List took aim at Biden over his support for the rule, which prohibits federal funds from being used on abortion in most circumstances....
22:17, 2019-06-05

China experts criticize Neil Bush for support of communist regime against Trump A son of the late President George H.W. Bush with business ties to the Chinese government is under fire from experts and human rights activists for defending the Chinese Communist government from Western critics....
06:34, 2019-07-20

Artemi Panarin Becomes Highest-Profile Russian Athlete To Criticize Vladimir Putin The New York Rangers’ marquee free-agent signing of the summer, Artemi Panarin, gave an interview that posted on Thursday where he did something unprecedented for a Russian athlete of his caliber: criticize President Vladimir Putin....
18:34, 2019-07-19

NBA Finals: Warriors stars criticize Raptors fans after Kevin Durant's injury Golden State Warriors stars DeMarcus Cousins and Klay Thompson criticized Toronto Raptors fans who cheered when Warriors forward Kevin Durant was injured midway in Game 5 of the NBA Finals....
23:00, 2019-06-11

Republicans criticize minority lawmakers as ‘far-left’ while chastising Trump for ‘over the line’ tweets Several Republicans assailed Trump without any mention of the policies of the four Democratic congresswomen, calling the president’s remarks “spiteful.”...
02:34, 2019-07-16

China state media criticize foreign 'hypocrisy' over Hong Kong after climbdown Foreign "meddling" in the affairs of Hong Kong is hypocritical and "ill-intentioned", and Beijing will continue to back embattled chief executive Carrie Lam despite calls for her to resign, the official China Daily said on Monday....
06:00, 2019-06-17

Brazil prosecutors call for arrest of Bradesco branch managers, criticize bank Federal prosecutors in Brazil criticized compliance standards at Brazilian bank Banco Bradesco SA on Tuesday, after requesting that a court issue an arrest warrant for two branch managers allegedly involved in a money laundering scheme....
15:51, 2019-05-28

Mysterious "attack" on four ships, says UAE Four ships were targeted on Sunday near the strategic Emirati port of Fujairah, in what the UAE described as a "sabotage attack." One was flying a UAE flag, and another the Norwegian flag. The other two were tankers owned by Saudi Arabia, which described the incident as a threat to the security of g...
14:51, 2019-05-21

Iran 'almost certainly' sabotaged ships off UAE, Bolton says U.S. national security adviser Bolton said on Wednesday that ships sabotaged off the United Arab Emirates coast were attacked "almost certainly by Iran." ...
15:00, 2019-05-29

Are cruise ships climate killers? The sea cruise industry is booming, and yet protests are growing: Critics claim these floating hotel complexes not only pollute the environment, but also bring cities to the brink of collapse. Here's a fact check....
16:51, 2019-06-21

World War II ships: From Rosie the Riveter to rustbuckets The S.S. Lane Victory is one of just three remaining Victory ships from World War II but veterans and volunteers are fighting rust and deterioration.        ...
01:17, 2019-05-24

Venice protests against huge cruise ships After a 275-meter cruise ship crashed into a tourist boat, Venice residents have demanded that the giant vessels stay away. The issue of cruise liners sailing Venice's Giudecca Canal has long been a point of tension....
23:00, 2019-06-08

Iran "Almost Certainly" Behind Attack On Ships Off UAE: John Bolton US National Security Advisor John Bolton said Wednesday Iran was "almost certainly" behind attacks on ships off the United Arab Emirates earlier this month....
10:51, 2019-05-29

Carnival In US Court Over Pollution From Its Cruise Ships MIAMI (AP) — Carnival Corp. is in Miami federal court for a hearing on what to do about allegations that it has continued polluting the oceans from some of its cruise ships despite agreeing years ago to stop. The world’s largest cruise line is accused by federal prosecutors of violating terms ...
19:34, 2019-06-03

Philippines ships 69 containers of rubbish back to Canada Container ship M/V Bavaria, with tonnes of garbage on board, has left Subic Bay on a 20-day journey to VancouverThe Philippines has made good on a threat by President Rodrigo Duterte and put 69 containers of what its officials called illegally transported garbage on a ship that is heading to Canada....
07:17, 2019-05-31

‘Baaaaaaaaa Bye.’ Philippines Ships Trash Back to Canada A cargo ship loaded with 69 containers of garbage left the Philippines Friday for Vancouver, Canada amid an escalating diplomat row over international trash exports, Reuters reports. The refuse return follows Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte’s campaign to get Ottawa to agree take back its...
11:00, 2019-05-31

Philippines ships trash back to Canada after heated row Tons of garbage exported from Canada to the Philippines years ago is being sent back to its source. This comes as several Asian countries rebel against being used as dumpsites by Western nations....
10:17, 2019-05-31

Did Iran Attack Ships in the Gulf? What the Evidence Shows. A Times analysis of video released by the U.S. Defense Department indicates that an Iranian patrol boat removed an object from the hull of a stricken tanker in the Gulf of Oman on June 13. The object may have been a limpet mine....
04:17, 2019-06-15

Two more Iranian ships may be stranded in Brazil as sanctions bite Two more Iranian bulk carriers that came to Brazil carrying urea and were expected to return home with corn could be left without enough fuel, as Brazilian state oil firm Petrobras refuses to provide them with bunker fuel due to U.S. sanctions....
04:00, 2019-07-20

U.S. Navy sends two ships through strategic Taiwan Strait The U.S. military said it sent two Navy ships through the Taiwan Strait on Wednesday, its latest transit through the sensitive waterway and a move likely to anger Beijing at a time of tense relations between the world's two biggest economies....
09:00, 2019-05-23

Philippines ships 69 containers of garbage back to Canada The Philippines, one of two Southeast Asian countries that protested being treated like dumpsites by wealthier nations, has shipped 69 containers of garbage back to Canada...
04:51, 2019-05-31

Ships set off in Japan's first commercial whale hunt in more than 30 years Five small ships sailed out of harbor on Monday in Japan's first commercial whale hunt in more than three decades, a move that has aroused global condemnation and fears for the fate of whales....
10:17, 2019-07-01

Barcelona mayor promises crackdown on cruise ships Ada Colau will also oppose airport expansion to curb tourism and pollutionBarcelona’s mayor, Ada Colau, has pledged to restrict the number of cruise ships allowed to dock in the city and to oppose the expansion of the city’s airport, saying: “We don’t have infinite capacity.”Colau said the limits wo...
19:51, 2019-07-05

Rules for Robot Cargo Ships Could Be Years Away, Regulator Says International maritime regulators are preparing for a likely lengthy process to write safety rules for autonomous ships, even as researchers advance technology they say could bring robot vessels to the oceans in the next few years....
22:17, 2019-06-06

Ships in Gulf were attacked, other vessels at risk: INTERTANKO The tanker association INTERTANKO said on Thursday that two vessels had been attacked in the Middle East and there were growing worries for the safety of ships and their crews sailing through the Strait of Hormuz....
15:00, 2019-06-13

Britain to order ships with zero emission technology from 2025 Britain's government on Thursday said all new ships ordered from 2025 and aimed for its waters must be equipped with zero emission technology, as part of a new plan to cut maritime pollution....
05:17, 2019-07-12

Britain warns of consequences if Iran does not return ships British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Friday there would be consequences if Iran did not return control of ships seized in the Strait of Hormuz, Sky News reported....
04:00, 2019-07-20

Cruise ships target of Venice protest after canal crash VENICE, Italy (AP) — Thousands of people have marched in Venice to demand that cruise ships be kept out of the Italian city’s lagoon. The protest Saturday was galvanized by a crash six days earlier involving a cruise ship that struck a much smaller river boat in Venice’s Giudecca Canal. ...
22:34, 2019-06-08

To Evade Sanctions on Iran, Ships Vanish in Plain Sight Empty tankers, arriving in the Strait of Hormuz, suddenly stop reporting their whereabouts. When they re-emerge on the grid, their tanks appear full....
11:51, 2019-07-02

Cruise ships are target of Venice protest after canal crash Thousands of people have marched in Venice to demand that cruise ships be kept out of the Italian city’s lagoon.       ...
23:00, 2019-06-08

US Navy Receives Distress Calls From 2 Ships In Gulf Of Oman The US Fifth Fleet said on Thursday that its vessels in the Middle East have received distress calls from two tankers reportedly under attack in the Gulf of Oman....
10:17, 2019-06-13

| US navy says received distress calls from two ships in Gulf of Oman The US Fifth Fleet has said that its vessels in the Middle East have received distress calls from two tankers reportedly under attack in the Gulf of Oman....
01:00, 2019-06-14

"Laughable Claims": Iran Rejects US Accusation Of Attack On Ships Off UAE Iran strongly rejected an accusation by US National Security Advisor John Bolton on Wednesday that it was "almost certainly" behind May 12 attacks on four ships off the United Arab Emirates....
16:17, 2019-05-29

Maritime Operators Set Full Speed Ahead for Cleaner Ships While the U.N. and environmentalists are sounding alarms the Paris signatory countries are falling behind schedule on cutting emissions, a move toward cleaner ships has picked up speed over the past three years, affecting everything from the way new vessels are built and what kind of fuel they use t...
01:34, 2019-07-04

Teenage Engineering ships its delayed modular synth and keyboard Teenage Engineering announced it was adding modular options to its Pocket Operator line back in January. A month later, the company cited manufacturing issues when it cancelled pre-orders for the 170 analog synth and the 16 keyboard designed to be us......
20:51, 2019-07-08

| WATCH: Philippines ships dumped trash back to Canada Tonnes of garbage sent to the Philippines years ago was shipped back to Canada on Friday after a festering diplomatic row, as Asian nations increasingly reject serving as dumping grounds for international trash....
14:34, 2019-05-31

Don’t miss: Godzilla’s return, universal numbers and escaping ships Watch Godzilla take on ancient superspecies, read how great mathematicians like Newton made numbers universal and play at escaping from a sinking research vessel...
17:17, 2019-05-25

Carnival Will Pay a $20 Million Fine for Polluting the Oceans With Its Cruise Ships (MIAMI) — Carnival Corp. has reached a tentative settlement with federal prosecutors in which the world’s largest cruise line agreed to pay $20 million in fines for some of its ships continuing to pollute the oceans despite promising years ago to stop. The world’s largest cruise li...
01:17, 2019-06-04

UN court: Russia must free detained Ukraine ships, sailors A U.N. maritime tribunal has ruled that Russia must release three Ukrainian naval vessels captured by Russia in November and release 24 detained sailors....
13:17, 2019-05-25

Iranian ships tried to block British oil tanker in Persian Gulf Iranian ships attempted to obstruct a British-flagged commercial oil tanker as it sailed in the Persian Gulf, Britain's Defense Ministry said.        ...
14:00, 2019-07-11

Britain raises security level for UK ships in the Gulf to 'critical' The UK has raised the security level for British ships in the Gulf to the highest state of alert, a UK official confirmed to CNN on Friday, as tensions with Iran continue to grow....
13:51, 2019-07-12

In photos: Ships sail into New York City for Fleet Week Hundreds of U.S. sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen arrive in New York City for the 31st annual Fleet Week. Eleven U.S. ships and two from Canada glided up the Hudson River on Wednesday to dock in the city for a week of activities, including concerts and ship tours....
21:34, 2019-05-23

Star Citizen Alpha 3.6: Hover ships, space stations, and the law warp in Cloud Imperium Games is announcing today the Alpha 3.6 update for Star Citizen, the sci-fi universe that is has been in the works for the past five years.Read More...
21:34, 2019-07-19

UK ships on 'heightened security' as crew of detained Iran vessel arrested The Department for Transport has issued new guidance to all British-flagged commercial ships to go to a heightened state of security in the Strait of Hormuz, Sky News understands....
17:51, 2019-07-11

Russia must free detained Ukrainian ships, sailors, UN court rules The 24 Ukrainian sailors in Russian custody need to be immediately released, a UN maritime court has ruled. Ukraine's president said Moscow could show its readiness to end the Crimea conflict by releasing the sailors....
15:51, 2019-05-25

U.S., Russian naval ships narrowly avoid a collision in the East China Sea The U.S. 7th Fleet said the Russian destroyer put the safety of the USS Chancellorsville and its crew at risk.        ...
18:51, 2019-06-07

Calls to restrict cruise ships in Venice follow canal crash MILAN (AP) — Cruise industry officials have long insisted ship accidents wouldn’t happen in Venice’s busy Giudecca Canal. They said guiding tugboats and technology would ensure safety. The 65,500-ton cruise ship that crashed into a much smaller riverboat docked in the canal on Sunday pro...
19:34, 2019-06-03

After Iran Seizes Oil Tanker, UK Warns Ships To Avoid Hormuz Strait London on Saturday advised British ships to avoid the Strait of Hormuz for "an interim period" following Iran's seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker....
10:51, 2019-07-20

U.S. Senator Graham: attacks on ships in Middle East coordinated by Iran Republican U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham said on Tuesday that top administration officials told senators in a briefing the recent attacks on shipping and a pipeline in the Middle East was directed by the Iranian government and the ayatollah....
02:17, 2019-05-22

Berthing of ships halted at Sikka port in west India as cyclone approaches India's Sikka Ports and Terminals Ltd, which handles crude oil and refined products for Reliance Industries Ltd, closed berthing of vessels at its western Indian port on Wednesday due to a cyclone warning, according to a port notice and a shipping industry source....
09:17, 2019-06-12

Merchant ships urged to avoid using private armed teams in Mideast Gulf Shipping companies sailing through the Middle East Gulf are being urged to avoid having private armed security guards onboard as the risk of escalation in the region rises, industry associations say....
19:01, 2019-07-12

Seeking to avoid escalation, ships deploy unarmed guards to navigate Gulf Shipping companies are hiring unarmed security guards for voyages through the Middle East Gulf as an extra safeguard after a wave of attacks in the region, security companies involved said....
14:51, 2019-07-17

Iran announces capture of British-flagged oil tanker; US officials say two ships seized Iran announced the capture of one British-flagged ship in the narrow Strait of Hormuz on Friday, and US officials said that a second had also been seized....
13:34, 2019-07-20

Rajnath Singh Visits Naval Ships, Infra Projects In Andhra Pradesh Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday visited the Indian Navy's indigenously designed stealth frigate, INS ''Shivalik'' and Submarine ''Sindhukirti'' in Vishakhapatnam....
01:17, 2019-07-01

US national security adviser Bolton says ships sabotaged off UAE coast were attacked ‘almost certainly by Iran’ ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — US national security adviser Bolton says ships sabotaged off UAE coast were attacked ‘almost certainly by Iran’ The post US national security adviser Bolton says ships sabotaged off UAE coast were attacked ‘almost certainly by Iran’ appe...
10:17, 2019-05-29

Canadian navy ships sailed through Taiwan strait amid tension with China China's Defense Ministry said on Thursday that Canadian navy ships sailed through the Strait of Taiwan, which separates self-ruled Taiwan from China, an act that could inflame already bad bilateral relations....
19:00, 2019-06-27

Mercy Ships celebrates 100,000th surgical procedure: 'It's the purest form of medicine' The majority of the world’s population doesn’t have immediate access to safe or emergency medical care, but that’s something Mercy Ships is hoping to change, one stop at a time....
21:17, 2019-05-21

They fought at D-Day, now they're fighting rust: Veterans struggle to save World War II ships The Navy allowed groups around the country to take World War II ships, but scant attention was given to the multimillion-dollar maintenance costs.        ...
20:51, 2019-06-04

More Than Half a Million Corals Died to Bring Bigger Ships Into Miami Port Off the coast of Miami, corals are dying. Why? Because of a 16-month-long project to expand the harbor channel. A new study shows how the project killed over half a million corals between 2013 and 2015.Read more......
22:51, 2019-05-31

Dunford: U.S. seeks to create coalition to protect ships in waters near Iran, Yemen The United States aims to create a coalition to protect shipping vessels in the Strait of Hormuz where several tankers have been attacked in the past two months and near Yemen, the Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman said....
15:17, 2019-07-10

'A form of extortion': Iran to charge foreign ships a toll to cross Strait of Hormuz Iran is planning to charge foreign ships a toll in exchange for "protection" across the Strait of Hormuz, a key trade route and a flashpoint in the escalating dispute between the United States and the Islamic Republic....
04:34, 2019-07-09

ADM ships Brazil corn to Smithfield Foods in the United States amid heavy rains Archer Daniels Midland Co and other grain traders are selling Brazilian corn to Smithfield Foods Inc in the United States, where wet weather has reduced plantings, said two sources with knowledge of the matter....
19:01, 2019-06-04

Carnival’s tiny Ocean Medallion wearable brings tech luxury to cruise ships Carnival, the operator of more than 100 cruise ships, is taking luxury cruise life to a new level, thanks to a tiny little tech wearable called the Ocean Medallion.Read More...
00:34, 2019-05-24

They fought the Nazis, now they're fighting rust: Veterans struggle to save World War II ships The Navy allowed groups around the country to take World War II ships, but scant attention was given to the multimillion-dollar maintenance costs.        ...
13:17, 2019-05-24

Gulf of Oman oil tanker fire: Dozens of sailors evacuated amid explosion after two ships hit in suspected attack Forty-four sailors have been evacuated from two ships in the Gulf of Oman this morning after the vessels were hit in a suspected attack, according to reports....
20:51, 2019-06-13

Royal Navy frigate HMS Montrose trains guns on Iranian ships trying to divert British tanker in Gulf A Royal Navy frigate trained its guns on three Iranian boats seeking to force an oil tanker off its route through the Strait of Hormuz, it emerged today....
15:17, 2019-07-11

Iran's Revolutionary Guard forces seize British and Liberian-flagged ships in Strait of Hormuz Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) seized two ships in the Strait of Hormuz, Iranian, British, and U.S. officials said Friday.        ...
22:34, 2019-07-19

Southern California could be hit by 30,000 more earthquakes Southern California, reeling from two of the biggest earthquakes in two decades, could be hit by a staggering 30,000 aftershock quakes by the end of the year, experts warn. The 6.4-magnitude quake on Thursday followed by the even bigger 7.1-magnitude one the next day, both in the Mojave Desert, have...
19:51, 2019-07-07

A hot and breezy day in Southern Arizona TUCSON – Today we’ll see the hottest daytime high temperatures so far this year. High clouds continue to spread across the region and they will thin out overnight. A ridge of high pressure is parked aloft, and this brought extremely hot conditions to Southern Arizona this afternoon. Temp...
02:34, 2019-06-14

Southern California hit by 6.6 earthquake SEARLES VALLEY, Calif (AP) – An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.6 shoot Southern California Thursday morning. People as far away as Phoenix and Las Vegas reported feeling it. It reportedly happened near Searles Valley, Calif., northeast of Los Angeles. The National Weather Service...
20:00, 2019-07-04

Southern California hit by 7.1-magnitude earthquake A 7.1-magnitude earthquake has hit California less than two days after another strong tremor, rattling parts of LA and causing fire and building damage near its rural epicentre....
15:17, 2019-07-06

U.S. man killed in shootout with CBP at southern border A U.S. man was shot and killed in a firefight with U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the California-Mexico border while trying to enter the country, San Diego police said....
15:01, 2019-06-05

Earthquake shakes southern California Emergency crews responded after southern California was hit by its most powerful earthquake in more than two decades. The 6.4-magnitude tremor caused fires and numerous injuries....
02:51, 2019-07-05

7.1 earthquake hits Southern California 7.1 quake that had its epicenter near Ridgecrest, Calif. and was felt from the San Francisco Bay area to the casino resorts of Las Vegas.        ...
18:51, 2019-07-06

Mario Kart VR comes to Southern California Mario fans in Orange County are in luck. Mario Kart VR is in Irvine for the next stop in its US tour. The game launched on June 12th at VR Zone Portal Irvine, located at the K1 Speed entertainment center. Players will get the chance to hop inside a M......
08:00, 2019-06-18

Philippines says 'baaaaaaaaa bye' to 1,500 tons of trash as it ships back to Canada After years-long tension in which Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte threatened 'war,' the Philippines shipped back 1,500 tons of garbage Friday.        ...
16:34, 2019-05-31

US bans cruise ships and group tours from visiting Cuba; cruise lines scrutinizing rules The new restrictions take effect Wednesday, but the government will allow anyone who has already paid for a trip to complete their travel.        ...
02:34, 2019-06-05

9-week-old kitten well after rescue from car’s subframe _____ FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A 9-week-old kitten survived a 30-mile (48-kilometer) trip trapped in the frame of a car. Auto repair shop owner Scott Bourne says the driver heard a noise coming from under his car when he left Lexington on Wednesday morning but didn’t know what it was. Later that day, t...
20:51, 2019-07-14

UN warns Italy against criminalizing sea rescue The global organization's comments come after the arrest of German captain Carola Rackete. The 31-year-old contravened Italian law when landing with 42 rescued passengers last week....
10:51, 2019-07-02

Magnitude 7.1 earthquake rocks Southern California A magnitude 7.1 earthquake hit Southern California on Friday night, just a day after the region was hit with a magnitude 6.4 quake.        ...
16:34, 2019-07-06

6.4-magnitude earthquake shakes Southern California A 6.4-magnitude earthquake shook Southern California on Thursday morning in the Mojave Desert about 120 miles from Los Angeles, according the U.S. Geological Survey....
01:34, 2019-07-05

About 140 dogs removed from Southern California mansion ORANGE, Calif. — In what may be a nightmarish case of dog breeding gone bad, about 140 dogs have been removed from a multimillion-dollar home in a gated Southern California community and the owners cited for animal cruelty, authorities said. The dogs, mostly Shih Tzus and Maltese poodles, were rescu...
08:01, 2019-06-01

Two more racehorses die at Southern California track: media Two further racehorses have died since Friday at Santa Anita Park following a spate of 23 other equine deaths at the Southern California venue since December, multiple media have reported....
15:01, 2019-05-21

1,060 Earthquakes Have Hit Southern California in a Month and Hardly Anyone Noticed. Here’s Why More than 1,000 tiny earthquakes have rumbled through an area of Southern California for nearly a month––but few people actually noticed. “Swarmageddon,” as it’s been dubbed, started May 25 and lasted through at least June 19, according to the Southern California Seismi...
19:17, 2019-06-27

Photos: Chasing storms in southern Arizona #metaslider_285263_filmstrip.flexslider .slides li {margin-right: 5px;} Tucson’s north side lighting / John Batbie John Batbie John Batbie Douglas, Arizona on Thurs, June 19, 2019 / Greg McCown ...
04:00, 2019-07-20

6.4-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Southern California In US A powerful quake of magnitude 6.4 on Thursday struck Southern California near the city of Ridgecrest, some 320 km northeast of Los Angeles, the U.S. Geological Survey said....
22:51, 2019-07-04

Earthquake terrifies residents in southern Philippines A moderately strong earthquake has struck the northeastern coast of Mindanao island in the southern Philippines. Officials have reported injuries and damage to several houses, buildings and infrastructure....
21:51, 2019-07-13

Oak tree has evolutionary roots in Southern Hemisphere Researchers have unearthed a collection of chinquapin fruit and leaf fossils in Patagonia that suggests the oak and beech family has evolutionary roots in the Southern Hemisphere....
18:17, 2019-06-07

Showers and thunderstorms move through Southern Arizona TUCSON – Monsoon 2019 finally kicked into high gear. Isolated to scattered showers and thunderstorms developed across Southern Arizona. Heavy downpours, along with lightning and gusty winds occurred across the Tucson Metro this afternoon. Flooding and blowing dust are a concern with these sho...
09:34, 2019-07-14

Deadly earthquake strikes southern China At least 11 people have been reported killed and more than 120 injured after an earthquake hit Sichuan province. The epicenter was outside a city home to more than 4.4 million people....
06:51, 2019-06-18

Costumed 'merchants' journey through southern Germany Altogether 170 costumed participants are traveling a historical route often used by German merchants in past centuries. Dozens of horses are also involved in the two-week re-enactment....
10:34, 2019-06-02

Purple heroin found in southern Arizona TUCSON – Drug experts say a dangerous combination of heroin and carfentanil is now being found in Southern Arizona. “it’s showing up quite a bit so it’s coming,” said Nick Jones with Recovery in Motion. Known as purple heroin or “purp”, health officials say ...
08:34, 2019-06-04

Landmine kills 11 pilgrims in southern Afghanistan At least 11 pilgrims including seven children were killed and on Monday when their vehicle set off a landmine in southern Afghanistan, local government and health officials said....
01:00, 2019-07-16

UAW seeks elusive southern toehold at VW in Tenn. The latest UAW organizing vote at VW's Chattanooga plant has been opposed by prominent Republican elected officials in Tennessee and is expected to be close. Voting began on Wednesday and polls close late Friday....
20:00, 2019-06-13

Wildfire blazes through forest in southern Greece Authorities in Greece say dozens of firefighters are trying to contain a large wildfire that is blazing through a forested region in the south but not directly threatening inhabited areas....
19:34, 2019-06-10

Humane Society of Southern Arizona looking for fosters TUCSON- The Humane Society of Southern Arizona is asking the community to help find foster homes for pets staying in their shelter. HSSA’S Foster Care Program provides care for pets that are not quite ready for adoption. Foster care volunteers will care for pets in their own homes, providing ...
03:51, 2019-05-23

Thursday Forecast: The 90s will return to Southern Arizona TUCSON – Temperatures are bouncing back to near-average. This warming trend is courtesy of a ridge of high pressure, which will continue to develop and amplify. This system will build through Northern Mexico and Texas. Today’s forecast high will peak at 92 degrees under abundant sunshine...
15:17, 2019-05-30

Southern Alberta crops in dire need of rain The seed is in the ground and now all farmers can do is wait. Last year's farming season saw drought-like conditions in summer and a wet fall, delaying harvest. Will farmers see the same fate in 2019?...
07:00, 2019-06-22

New tropical storm forms off southern Mexico MEXICO CITY (AP) — A new tropical storm has formed far off Mexico’s southern coast, and the U.S. National Hurricane Center says it’s likely to reach hurricane strength, though without threatening land. Tropical Storm Barbara was centered about 850 miles (1,370 kilometers) south of the so...
22:34, 2019-06-30

6.4 magnitude earthquake hits Southern California A magnitude 6.4 earthquake shook Southern California. It's epicenter is located 150 miles north of Los Angeles.        ...
03:34, 2019-07-05

Florida man, 75, fights alligator to rescue dog, reports say A 75-year-old Florida man rescued his daughter’s dog from the jaws of an 8-foot alligator last week by kicking the reptile in the snout, reports said....
03:34, 2019-07-16

Firefighters rescue dog from Midtown apartment fire Firefighters saved a dog from a Midtown blaze Wednesday morning, officials said. The pup, named Scotch, was rescued from a sixth-floor fire that broke out just after 10:15 a.m. at a Tudor City Place apartment building in Murray Hill, fire officials said. The tearful owner thanked and hugged the fire...
19:17, 2019-05-22

Italy to fine NGOs who rescue migrants at sea Italian government has decided to impose stiff fines on rescuers who bring migrants into port without authorization. It also gave the interior ministry, led by Matteo Salvini, power to demand the payment....
03:17, 2019-06-12

Mediterranean will be 'sea of blood' without rescue boats, UN warns Refugee agency says risk of people dying attempting crossing is at its highestThe risk of migrants and refugees becoming shipwrecked in the Mediterranean and dying at sea is the highest it has ever been due to a lack of NGO rescue ships and the conflict in Libya hastening departures at an alarming r...
16:51, 2019-06-09

Scouts come to the rescue of 2 fishermen on remote lake Two brothers whose canoes capsized on a remote Maine lake say a crew of Boy Scouts from New Hampshire helped save their lives. Sixty-seven-year old Michael Fiori, of Brunswick, Maine, said the boys and girls were camping nearby and helped him to shore and warmed him with heated stones wrapped in tow...
22:17, 2019-06-05

| Police rescue Nigerian president's in-law from kidnappers Police in the Nigerian city of Kano have said they had rescued an in-law of President Muhammadu Buhari from kidnappers, freeing him after a gunfight with his abductors....
00:34, 2019-07-04

Monsoon founder spars with landlords over rescue The owner of Monsoon Accessorize is facing demands from landlords to alter the terms of a multimillion pound support package to be unveiled by the fashion retailer next week....
16:17, 2019-06-14

Atlantia among prospective investors in Alitalia rescue Italian infrastructure group Atlantia and three other potential investors have submitted expressions of interest to join a consortium for the rescue of ailing Italian airline Alitalia, a government minister said on Sunday....
20:34, 2019-07-14

Italy seizes Sea-Watch 3 rescue vessel Italy's far-right interior minister has condemned the seizure of the ship, saying migrants on board should not have set foot in Italy. However, the condition of the refugees had swayed the authorities' opinion....
15:34, 2019-05-21

Zoos Called It a ‘Rescue.’ But Are the Elephants Really Safe? Despite mounting evidence that elephants find captivity torturous, some American zoos still acquire them from Africa — aided by a tall tale about why they needed to leave home....
12:17, 2019-07-09

Trump adviser John Bolton accuses Iran of seeking nuclear arms; claims it 'almost certainly' sabotaged ships Bolton claimed – without offering evidence – that the alleged sabotage of four oil tankers off the coast of the United Arab Emirates came from naval mines placed “almost certainly by Iran.”        ...
12:34, 2019-05-29

Fourth of July holiday closures across southern Arizona TUCSON – With Independence Day holiday right around the corner, people across southern Arizona are getting ready to celebrate United States’ birthday with fireworks, barbeques and good times. And that includes city employees. The following is a list of city facilities, roads and services...
18:34, 2019-07-03

New U.S. Asylum Rule Strands Thousands at Southern Border An estimated 18,700 asylum seekers waiting in line along the U.S.-Mexican border for interviews have been stranded by the new rule requiring them first to apply for refugee status from the country they first passed through....
19:00, 2019-07-16

Girl Scouts of Southern Arizona take on “Camp Fury” TUCSON – Girl Scouts of Southern Arizona are learning the ins and outs of working in a firehouse. News 4 Tucson Photojournalist Tim Eden got an inside look at “Camp Fury.” Watch below:...
14:34, 2019-05-29

Southern California earthquake triggers reports of damage A magnitude 7.1 earthquake on Friday in Southern California triggered reports of damage in communities in the northwest area of San Bernardino County, near where the temblor hit, the county Fire Department said on Twitter....
13:34, 2019-07-06

IoM Senior TT winner Harrison dominates Southern 100 with six wins ean Harrison dominated the 2019 Southern 100 with six victories, including the Solo Championship race, while Michael Dunlop suffered a broken pelvis in a crash on Thursday...
19:34, 2019-07-11

Dates of high school graduations in Southern Arizona TUCSON – Grab your bullhorns, leis and plenty of tissues, graduation season is upon us. To help friends and relatives of high school seniors across the Arizona side of the Sonoran desert, News 4 Tucson has compiled a list of all the upcoming graduations – adding an extra reminder for wha...
22:34, 2019-05-21

Southern Miss erases 8-run hole, tops Ariz. St. 13-12 BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Gabe Montenegro’s two-run single to right with two outs completed a stunning comeback and lifted Southern Mississippi to a 13-12 victory over Arizona State on Sunday in an elimination game at the NCAA’s Baton Rouge regional. The Golden Eagles trailed 10-2 in the f...
05:17, 2019-06-03

Concern over Mexico tariffs grows in southern Arizona NOGALES – Concern is growing over the president’s promise to impose tariffs on Mexican imports. In a press conference in London Tuesday, President Trump said a 5 percent tariff will start next week. Produce distributors gathered in Nogales to express their displeasure with the idea. “We do not...
02:51, 2019-06-05

Magnitude 7.1 earthquake recorded in Southern California: USGS A powerful earthquake with a magnitude of 7.1 was recorded in Southern California, the U.S. Geological Survey and a European quake monitor said, a day after the strongest quake in the region in 25 years....
06:34, 2019-07-06

65 Rohingya Muslims found shipwrecked in southern Thailand BANGKOK (AP) — Thai officials say they have discovered 65 ethnic Rohingya Muslim refugees who were shipwrecked and stranded in southern Thailand. The chief of Tarutao National Marine Park, Kanjanapan Kamhaeng, said a boat carrying the Rohingya was discovered Tuesday morning after several Thai and My...
17:00, 2019-06-11

In VW Chattanooga vote, UAW seeks elusive U.S. southern toehold For the second time in five years, workers at Volkswagen AG's Chattanooga, Tennessee, assembly plant have been voting this week on whether to unionize, potentially handing the United Auto Workers its first toehold in the U.S. South....
19:34, 2019-06-13

3 people killed as 2 trains collide in southern Pakistan Pakistani railroad official says a passenger train has collided with a freight train in the southern city of Hyderabad, killing three people and injuring several others...
18:17, 2019-06-20

Drug experts warn southern AZ about ‘purple heroin’ TUCSON – Drug experts are warning southern Arizona residents about a dangerous combination of heroin and carfentanil. “It’s showing up quite a bit so it’s coming,” said Nick Jones with Recovery in Motion. The drug is known as purple heroin or “purp”, health offici...
22:00, 2019-06-04

Southern Baptists meet; sex abuse tops the agenda The Southern Baptist Convention has opened a national meeting that will be dominated by discussion of a large-scale sex-abuse crisis. (June 11)        ...
03:17, 2019-06-12

Largest earthquake in decades hits southern California No serious damage or injuries reported after 6.4 magnitude earthquake, the most powerful to strike region since 1994The largest earthquake to hit southern California in decades rumbled across the region on Thursday morning, striking a remote part of the state with a magnitude of 6.4.The earthquake’s...
02:17, 2019-07-05

40 cattle swept downriver in southern Minnesota flooding BYRON, Minn. (AP) — About 40 cattle were swept away from their pasture in southern Minnesota as heavy rainfall caused the Zumbro River to swell. Olmsted County Sheriff Kevin Torgerson says some of the cattle have been located, but it’s going to take some time for authorities to access them due...
20:17, 2019-06-28

Dunlop "back on my feet" after Superbike Southern 100 smash Multiple Isle of Man TT winner Michael Dunlop says he is "back on my feet" having broken his pelvis in a crash during a Superbike race at the Southern 100....
15:51, 2019-07-13

Mississippi State rallies to beat Southern 11-6 in NCAAs STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Rowdey Jordan had four hits, including a homer, Jordan Westburg hit a crucial two-run single and No. 6 national seed Mississippi State rallied to beat Southern 11-6 on Friday in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament. Mississippi State (47-13) scored three runs in the seve...
23:17, 2019-05-31

Southern Baptists combat sex abuse as critics rally BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (AP) — Confronting an unprecedented sex-abuse crisis, delegates at the Southern Baptist Convention’s national meeting voted Tuesday to make it easier to expel churches that mishandle abuse cases. The Rev. J.D. Greear, president of the nation’s largest Protestant denom...
15:51, 2019-06-12

Help the Humane Society of Southern Arizona save more kittens TUCSON -The Humane Society of Southern Arizona wants the community to know some tips and information on how to save more kittens’ lives. Each spring, local animals shelters are filled to capacity with litters of kittens. Many of those kittens were brought in because the person who found them d...
02:17, 2019-06-13

UAW seeks elusive southern toehold at VW's Tenn. plant The latest UAW organizing vote at VW's Chattanooga plant has been opposed by prominent Republican elected officials in Tennessee and is expected to be close. Voting began Wednesday and polls close late today....
13:51, 2019-06-14

7.1-magnitude earthquake jolts Southern California: Here's what we know A 7.1 magnitude earthquake centered near Ridgecrest rocked Southern California late Friday, a day after the region was rattled by powerful quakes that ignited fires and raised concerns about even more powerful jolts.        ...
16:34, 2019-07-06

Southern California Communities Brace For Aftershocks Of 7.1 Earthquake High desert communities in Southern California on Saturday assessed damage and braced for potentially dangerous aftershocks from a major earthquake that shook buildings, ruptured gas lines and sparked......
07:00, 2019-07-07

Turkey slams southern EU nations on drilling bid off Cyprus Turkey has criticized the leaders of southern European Union nations for urging the EU to consider taking action against Turkey over its bid to drill for gas in waters where Cyprus has exclusive economic rights...
15:34, 2019-06-15

LSU beats Southern Miss 8-4, advances to regional final BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Cade Beloso and Zach Watson homered on Saturday night and LSU beat Southern Miss 8-4 to advance to the NCAA Tournament regional final. No. 3 seed Southern Miss (39-19) will play Arizona State in an elimination game on Sunday and the winner will face top-seeded LSU (38-24) lat...
07:00, 2019-06-02

SARA: Summer hiking tips in Southern Arizona TUCSON – Residents have felt the heat, but many are still out hiking. Southern Arizona is a popular spot for hiking, but it can also be deadly. “It’s not so bad so far in the mornings,” said Stephen Cox. HIKING SAFETY: yesterday I witnessed hikers head out with just a small ...
19:34, 2019-06-27

| 51 injured as shallow earthquake rocks southern Philippines Fifty-one people have been injured and several homes, churches and other buildings were damaged when an earthquake sent terrified residents of the southern Philippines fleeing their homes before dawn....
20:17, 2019-07-13

Magnitude 5.5 earthquake strikes in southern Philippines, 25 injured An earthquake of 5.5 magnitude struck northern Mindanao in the south of the Philippines early on Saturday, injuring 25 people and causing damage to several houses, buildings and infrastructure, Philippine authorities said....
15:51, 2019-07-13

Queens police officers rescue kitten from car grill Officers from Far Rockaway’s 101st Precinct had their hands full early Saturday with a particularly feisty fella who squirmed his way into a place he didn’t belong....
02:17, 2019-07-07

Border Patrol agents rescue seven migrants near Yuma YUMA – The high temperatures over the past two days have been taking their toll on undocumented migrants in far southwest Arizona. U.S. Border Patrol agents have been called out to rescue at least seven migrants who were in distress in three separate incidents. On Sunday afternoon, agents got ...
05:00, 2019-06-11

China police raids rescue 1,100 trafficked women BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities say they have rescued more than 1,100 abducted foreign women in police raids coordinated with five Southeast Asian countries. The Ministry of Public Security said Friday that more than 1,300 suspects had been arrested for allegedly luring and kidnapping women after...
10:17, 2019-06-21

2 migrants evacuated from German rescue ship off Italy MILAN (AP) — Two more migrants have been evacuated from a German rescue ship overnight for medical reasons, leaving 40 passengers who were saved off Libya 16 days ago still blocked offshore by Italy’s refusal to let them disembark. Sea-Watch 3 captain Carola Rackete has twice defied direct ord...
11:51, 2019-06-28

Italy allows 2 more migrants to leave German rescue ship Italian authorities have given permission for a sick man and his brother to disembark from Sea-Watch 3. The boat is still carrying some 40 migrants and has been sitting in international waters for more than two weeks....
12:51, 2019-06-28

UN agencies urge Italy to let migrants get off rescue boat GENEVA (AP) — The U.N. migration and refugee agencies are urging Italy’s government to let 43 migrants from Libya disembark from a boat that had rescued them in the Mediterranean Sea. Rome hasn’t let the migrants off the Sea Watch 3 in the Italian island of Lampedusa since the June 12 re...
14:34, 2019-06-21

Malta to relocate migrants on German rescue ship Migrants on board a German rescue ship refused entry into Italy will be taken to a Maltese port before being relocated to other European states, Malta's prime minister said on Sunday....
21:34, 2019-07-07

Chopper rescue turns scary as stretcher spins A routine helicopter rescue turned frightening when the basket carrying an injured woman began spinning wildly in the air. The 74-year-old woman was lowered to the ground and taken to a Phoenix trauma center for evaluation. (June 4)        ...
03:51, 2019-06-05

Firefighter uses YouTube duck calls to rescue ducklings LITTLETON, Colo. (AP) — A flock of ducklings is safe in suburban Denver after a firefighter used a recording of duck calls to coax some of them from a storm drain. A video from South Metro Fire Rescue shows how a firefighter was able to scoop out four of the birds in the water at the bottom of the d...
19:34, 2019-06-21

Arizona animal rescue is trying to rebuild after a devastating fire TUCSON – An Arizona animal rescue is trying to rebuild after a devastating fire. Julie Anaya says the Lend-A-Bone Rescue building caught fire on May 12. Damaging much of the front portion of the building. “I started crying honestly, it just like overwhelmed me,” said Anaya. While A...
08:00, 2019-06-05

Helicopter Rescue Briefly Becomes Carnival Ride From Hell First responders airlifted an injured 74-year-old woman off Piestewa Peak near Phoenix, Arizona on Tuesday morning. She was reportedly recovering by the afternoon, but bad luck and a little wind made what was supposed to be a gentle lift look like Air Force pilot training in the most un-fun possible...
08:34, 2019-06-05

Police rescue man, puppy trapped in garbage truck PROVO, Utah — A puppy and its 43-year-old owner are recovering after getting trapped in a garbage truck. Provo Police Sgt. Nisha King said Tuesday officers rescued the man and his puppy after they got caught by the truck’s compactor mechanism. The unidentified man and puppy were sleeping in a ...
09:00, 2019-06-05

Fixerman is out on the street to rescue you from tech-related issues Necessity is the mother of all inventions and has again proved true in the case of a Dubai-based start-up Fixerman. “Fixerman is a one-stop shop for tech-related issues. What we are trying to do is solve problems for customers who have issues with gadgets such as mobile phones, tablets a...
14:34, 2019-07-07

Police rescue man and puppy trapped in garbage truck PROVO, Utah (AP) — A puppy and its 43-year-old owner are recovering after getting trapped in a garbage truck. Provo Police Sgt. Nisha King said Tuesday officers rescued the man and his puppy after they got caught by the truck’s compactor mechanism. The unidentified man and puppy were sleeping ...
01:34, 2019-06-05

Rescue efforts underway after China quake kills at least 12 BEIJING (AP) — Rescue efforts are underway after an earthquake in southwestern China that has left 12 people dead and 134 others injured. The Yibin city press office said on its social media account that 73 houses had collapsed. The Chinese Ministry of Emergency Management said hundreds of firefight...
09:51, 2019-06-18

Wolfe Co. Search And Rescue Gives Tips For Hiking In The Gorge WOLFE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– With a long weekend ahead, the Red River Gorge will see plenty of visitors on the trails and at the campsites. The spike in visitors can also mean a rise in rescues. On Wednesday night, the Wolfe County Search and Rescue team was called out multiple times to help lo...
00:51, 2019-05-25

Diary of a rescue: Marc Gasol's mission to help immigrants Moved by the desperation of immigrants and the efforts to rescue them, NBA center Marc Gasol didn't hesitate to accept an invitation to see for himself what one group is doing to help....
18:17, 2019-06-03

Our Cause for Paws jewelry helps rescue dogs in peril Apart from running one of America’s top gem meccas, London Jewelers, Candy Udell has a pet project: helping pups stay alive, healthy and happy. “I rescue dogs from all over — Texas, Puerto Rico, China’s meat markets. So far, I’ve saved more than 3,000,’’ says Udell, referring to her impressive rescu...
14:32, 2019-05-21

Officials rescue 136 dogs from pro-Trump organizer’s home More than 100 dogs were rescued this week from a fetid, poop-filled multi-million-dollar home within a California gated community — owned by a lawyer and a local organizer for President Trump, according to new reports. Orange County cops were tipped off about a possible animal cruelty conditio...
14:34, 2019-05-31

Rescue a Fallen AirPod With a Juul Charger and Floss Apple, the world’s biggest seller of expensive, droppable objects, reached their peak with AirPods: $169 a pair, cordless, and intended for pulling in and out of your ears five times a day. You will eventually drop one into a tight space, behind furniture or even into a sidewalk grate. And that is w...
19:51, 2019-05-31

Thomas Cook shares plunge 40% over rescue plan Shares in Thomas Cook plummeted by more than 40% after it confirmed talks with its largest shareholder over a deal which would effectively see the firm taken over....
14:51, 2019-07-12

Monsoon rescue bid offers landlords profit-share Monsoon Accessorize, the struggling fashion retailer, is to offer landlords a share of future profits after snubbing their demands for an equity stake in the company....
07:00, 2019-06-20

Crews respond to hiker rescue in Sabino Canyon TUCSON –Crews are responding to a hiker rescue Tuesday afternoon. Search and Rescue crews were dispatched to Blackett’s Ridge in Sabino Canyon after a woman called out for help. Officials say the woman was disoriented on the trail. Details are limited at this time....
22:17, 2019-06-18

Man drowns in Oklahoma lake in rescue of girl who survived VERDEN, Okla. (AP) — The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says a 34-year-old man has drowned in a southwestern Oklahoma lake while helping to save a girl who survived. Troopers say the body of Zachary A. Tryon of Chickasha was recovered at 8:18 p.m. Monday from Lake Chickasha, about 40 miles (65 kilometers) ...
18:17, 2019-05-28

Sex abuse crisis tops agenda as Southern Baptists convene The Southern Baptist Convention convenes its annual national meeting Tuesday, and sex abuse by clergy and staff is expected to be the big topic of conversation....
23:34, 2019-06-08

Magnitude 7.1 Earthquake in Southern California Is Second Major Quake in Two Days A magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck southern California on Friday night at around 8:19 p.m. local time, with a reported epicenter around 10 miles to the northeast of the town of Ridgecrest—the second major quake to hit the region in two days.Read more......
00:51, 2019-07-07

Shaken communities take stock of damage after Southern California quakes High desert communities in Southern California on Saturday assessed damage and braced for potentially dangerous aftershocks from a major earthquake that shook buildings, ruptured gas lines and sparked fires near the remote epicenter of the second temblor in as many days....
23:17, 2019-07-06

It's business as usual at Mexico's southern border despite Trump deal On Saturday, at the busiest crossing point along Mexico's porous southern border with Guatemala, evidence of Mexico's promised crackdown on waves of new arrivals trying to reach the United States was nowhere to be seen....
05:34, 2019-06-09

7.1-magnitude earthquake felt in Southern California, could be largest in 20 years The epicenter of Friday's powerful quake was 11 miles north-northeast of Ridgecrest, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.        ...
16:34, 2019-07-06

A week late, but India's monsoon arrives in southern Kerala India's annual monsoon, which delivers about 70 percent of the country's rainfall, officially arrived on the coast of southern Kerala state on Saturday, the weather office said, a week later than usual....
10:34, 2019-06-08

Southern Miss powers past Arizona State, 15-3, in NCAAs BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Storme Cooper and Matt Wallner each homered during a 12-run fifth inning, and Southern Mississippi racked up 17 hits in a 15-3 victory over Arizona State on Friday in the opening game of the NCAA Baton Rouge regional. Danny Lynch was 3-for-5 with a home run, double and four r...
00:17, 2019-06-01

Brittany Force takes No. 1 spot at NHRA Southern Nationals Brittany Force took the No. 1 qualifying position in Top Fuel in the Arby's NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway        ...
18:00, 2019-05-21

Another earthquake shakes Southern California, day after most powerful quake in 20 years _____ LOS ANGELES — For the second day in a row, a powerful earthquake shook Southern California. Friday’s 7.1-magnitude quake knocked out power in the desert city of Ridgecrest and rattled people from Las Vegas to Los Angeles. It came one day after the most powerful earthquake to strike the r...
18:34, 2019-07-06

Friday Forecast: Isolated showers move into Southern Arizona TUCSON – Temperatures are going to soar today! Today’s daytime high in Tucson will top out at 107 degrees under partly sunny skies. Today’s average high in Tucson is 102 degrees, so temperatures will be above average for this time of year. A ridge of high pressure is strengthening from the so...
16:51, 2019-06-28

Imports at Southern California Ports Fell Sharply Last Month The volume of inbound loaded containers at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, the neighboring ports that comprise the largest U.S. gateway for seaborne trade, fell 6.3% last month from a year ago....
19:17, 2019-06-12

Military service member found dead in southern Arizona AJO, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say another military service member assigned to help secure the U.S.-Mexico border has died in southern Arizona. Officials at Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado Springs, Colorado, said in a statement that the military service member with the Southwest Border Support Mi...
03:51, 2019-06-24

Report: Former Southern Cal AD Pat Haden being investigated in college admissions scandal Report: Federal investigators are examining ex-USC AD Pat Haden's potential role in the college-admissions scandal that rocked several universities.        ...
09:17, 2019-06-06

China Southern Airlines to receive $4 billion capital injection China Southern Airlines will carry out an equity diversification plan that will involve the injection of 30 billion yuan ($4.36 billion) of capital from three investors, the firm announced on Saturday....
09:00, 2019-07-20

Southern Arizona man walks miles in father’s shoes in Normandy TUCSON- June 6 marks the 75th anniversary of D-Day and one southern Arizona man is remembering his father who was a paratrooper in Normandy on that day. Tom Nunn’s father, James Nunn was born in Texas in 1913. Nunn said that his father was one of the paratroopers of the U.S. 82nd. His father p...
05:34, 2019-06-07

Friday Forecast: Temperatures continue to climb across Southern Arizona TUCSON – Temperatures are bouncing back to average. This warming trend is courtesy of a ridge of high pressure, which will continue to develop and amplify. This system will build through Mexico and Texas. Today’s forecast high will peak at 96 degrees under abundant sunshine. Daytime highs will be cl...
15:34, 2019-05-31

Mexico meets migrants at southern border with armed forces Mexican soldiers, armed police and migration officials blocked hundreds of migrants after they crossed the border from Guatemala in a caravan into southern Mexico on Wednesday, and detained dozens of them, a witness from a migrant aid group and an official said....
04:00, 2019-06-06

Southern Arizona family raising awareness for domestic violence TUCSON —  A Southern Arizona mother is grieving the loss of her daughter who was shot and killed just a few weeks ago. On Saturday, the family of 25-year-old Marilynn Pacheco held a car wash near Alvernon and Grant to raise money for emergency expenses. Pacheco was shot and killed on June 29th...
03:51, 2019-07-14

Marines arrested for smuggling illegal immigrants near southern border Two Marines were busted last week in California for allegedly smuggling a trio of illegal immigrants near the US-Mexico border. Marines Bryon Darnell Law II and David Javier Salazar-Quintero were caught about 10 a.m. last Wednesday by a US Border Patrol agent while driving three illegal immigrants o...
07:17, 2019-07-09

Tropical Storm Barbara gathers force far off southern Mexico MEXICO CITY (AP) — A tropical storm far off Mexico’s southern coast is on the verge of growing into a hurricane, and the U.S. National Hurricane Center says it could become a big one in the coming days. But Tropical Storm Barbara is heading out into the Pacific and poses no threat to land. The...
17:34, 2019-07-01

Joe Biden boldly predicts he’ll win southern states in 2020 election “First of all, I plan on campaigning in the south. I plan, if I’m the nominee, winning Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina, believe it or not,” Biden said Monday....
05:34, 2019-06-18

New 7.1 earthquake hits Southern California -- 1 day after largest temblor in decades A magnitude-7.1 earthquake hit Southern California on Friday evening -- just a day after a magnitude-6.4 earthquake that was the largest temblor in the region in two decades, the U.S. Geological Survey confirmed....
02:51, 2019-07-07

Southern California college student dies in shark attack LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Southern California college student was killed in a shark attack while on vacation with her family in the Bahamas. The Royal Bahamas Police Force says 21-year-old Jordan Lindsey was snorkeling Wednesday near Rose Island around 2 p.m. and attacked by three sharks. ...
21:51, 2019-06-27

A 7.1 magnitude earthquake hit Southern California following another quake on the Fourth of July Chad Mayes/AP An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.1 magnitude hit Southern California Friday evening, just one day after another massive quake (6.4 magnitude) hit the region on the Fourth of July. According to United States Geological Survey, the quake occurred shortly after 8 p.m. loca...
02:51, 2019-07-07

7.1 Earthquake Hits Southern California; Houses Damaged, Say Firefighters Some building damage was reported after the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said a powerful magnitude 7.1 earthquake hit Southern California on Friday, a day after the strongest quake in the region in......
07:17, 2019-07-06

Southern Baptist Convention Vows to Address Sex Abuse in Its Churches Thousands of pastors voted to address the problem in a concerted way for the first time, enacting two new measures they say are a first step to reform....
04:34, 2019-06-12

Brush fire shuts down Southern California amusement park Firefighters are working to control a brush fire that caused Six Flags Magic Mountain in Santa Clarita, California, to close early.        ...
01:17, 2019-06-10

Southern Albertans enjoy campfires ahead of hotter weather Many campers in southern Alberta are taking advantage of the outdoors while there is no fire ban in place, but a hot forecast next week could change things....
06:00, 2019-07-19

Infectious diseases a rising threat among migrants at southern border Tuberculosis and other infectious diseases could spread among migrants clustered just south of the U.S.-Mexico border if the immigration crisis isn't settled soon, says a former top Department of Homeland Security officials....
16:51, 2019-05-23

Rain And Flooding Expected In US Southern Plains After Deadly Storms Weather forecasters on Wednesday expected drenching rains to roll into the storm-ravaged US southern and central states, where thunderstorms and tornadoes killed at least three people and triggered......
09:34, 2019-05-23

Southern Baptists meet; sex abuse crisis tops agenda BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (AP) — The Southern Baptist Convention opened a national meeting Tuesday that was expected to be dominated by discussion of a large-scale sex-abuse crisis . Delegates were expected to adopt new abuse prevention measures and consider a proposal making it easier to expel churches t...
22:51, 2019-06-11

Rain, flooding expected in U.S. Southern Plains after deadly storms Weather forecasters on Wednesday expected drenching rains to roll into the storm-ravaged U.S. southern and central states, where thunderstorms and tornadoes killed at least three people and triggered widespread flooding....
00:00, 2019-05-23

Deadly storms hit U.S. Southern Plains, more severe weather coming A storm system that blasted U.S. southern and central states weakened on Tuesday but more severe weather was on the way after thunderstorms and tornadoes left a swath of destruction, killing at least three people and tearing up a NASCAR grandstand....
20:17, 2019-05-22

Police arrest naked intruder at Southern California home CORONA, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California woman says she and her twin daughters were terrorized by a man who stripped out of his clothes and wielded a hammer he took from her garage after breaking into their home. Rachel Bollin tells KABC-TV she ran into her 7-year-old daughters’ bedroom aft...
19:34, 2019-06-03

Southern Indiana highway lanes closed after sinkhole opens CHARLESTOWN, Ind. (AP) — State transportation officials say a sinkhole that opened up overnight on a southern Indiana highway has forced the closure of a portion of that freeway. The Indiana Department of Transportation says eastbound lanes of Interstate 265 in Floyd County between Charlestown Road ...
15:51, 2019-05-22

Puppy Alerts Southern Indiana Family To Fire, Saves The Day JEFFERSONVILLE, In. (WAVE) – If you thought Lassie’s nose for danger was just a tale for the small screen, a southern Indiana family’s story could change your mind. A quiet Friday morning in their Jeffersonville neighborhood turned into a rescue mission for three kids – and their puppy! ...
22:34, 2019-06-30

Three dead as unrest rumbles in Ethiopia's southern Hawassa city At least three people have died in Ethiopia's southern city of Hawassa, hospital authorities said on Friday, amid a showdown between state security forces and some local activists who want to declare a new region for their Sidama ethnic group....
14:00, 2019-07-19

Powerful Southern California quake, second in two days, causes damage, injuries A magnitude 7.1 earthquake shook Southern California on Friday, triggering fires, buckling part of a highway, damaging buildings but causing few reported injuries....
11:51, 2019-07-06

Big quake rumbles across Southern California, some damage northeast of Los Angeles A powerful earthquake jolted Southern California on Thursday, touching off fires and damaging buildings in a desert town northeast of Los Angeles, but authorities said there were only minor injuries....
01:34, 2019-07-05

Parts of southern India facing acute water shortages Millions of people are turning to water tank trucks in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu as house and hotel taps run dry in an acute water shortage caused by drying lakes and depleted groundwater....
13:17, 2019-06-19

Authorities meet to discuss cartel violence along southern border TUCSON- Local and state authorities are working together to address the increase of deaths on the doorstep of the southern border due to cartel violence. Cartel members are now seeking asylum in Douglas and Naco, Arizona for what they say is a credible threat. In the span of a week, officials say 12...
03:34, 2019-06-19

A second earthquake hit Southern California in as many days. It's five times bigger than Thursday's A powerful 7.1-magnitude earthquake swayed buildings and cracked foundations in Southern California on Friday night, sending terrified residents sleeping on the streets a day after another temblor hit....
13:51, 2019-07-06

Rains ease in southern Japan but landslide risks persist Heavy rains in southern Japan let up by Thursday, but authorities maintained evacuation orders for more than a million people, warning against a risk of more landslides, which have killed one person, with another missing....
04:17, 2019-07-04

Arby’s presents $26K check to United Cerebral Palsy of Southern AZ TUCSON –Arby’s of Tucson presented a check for more than $26,000 to the Leaders of United Cerebral Palsy of Southern Arizona on Tuesday. The event took place at Arby’s on E. Broadway Boulevard and Euclid Avenue. Harry Schiff, 13, who lives with cerebral palsy, accepted the check on behalf of the org...
19:00, 2019-06-19

Rescue ship captain arrested for breaking Italian blockade Carola Rackete had reached Sicily with 42 people on Sea-Watch 3 in defiance of Salvini’s banThe captain of a rescue ship carrying 40 people has been arrested for breaking a naval blockade by an Italian military vessel that was trying to stop the vessel from disembarking in Lampedusa.After a two-week...
15:51, 2019-06-29

What drives Sea-Watch captain Carola Rackete to rescue migrants? Carola Rackete has been lauded as a heroine and decried a criminal for the aid she has given to asylum-seekers stranded in the Mediterranean Sea. What drives the 31-year-old German captain of the Sea-Watch rescue boat?...
00:17, 2019-06-30

Indian toddler trapped in well dies amid 110-hour rescue try A hospital official in India says a 2-year-old boy who fell deep into an unused village well has been confirmed dead after rescuers worked nearly 110 hours to reach him....
10:17, 2019-06-11

Migrants disembark in Sicily as rescue ship defies Salvini Charity vessel docks in Lampedusa after two days stranded at seaForty-one migrants disembarked overnight at the port of Lampedusa, after a charity vessel that rescued them off Libya defied an attempt by the far-right interior minister, Matteo Salvini, to close Italian ports to NGO boats.The Italian-...
13:34, 2019-07-07

Rescue launched for 3 Bolivian miners trapped in Chile mine SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Chilean authorities say specialized teams have begun an effort to rescue three Bolivians trapped in a mine in northern Chile. The San José mine collapsed late Thursday, trapping the men at a depth of nearly 230 feet (70 meters). Local authorities confirmed Friday that the men ...
20:34, 2019-06-14

Air Force Retrieves Rescue Team From AN-32 Crash Site In Arunachal The Indian Air Force (IAF) on Saturday evening retrieved all the members of a rescue team from the site where one of its AN 32 aircraft had crashed in Arunachal Pradesh earlier this month....
21:17, 2019-06-29

Rescue boat captain: Don't let my case distract from refugee crisis Sea-Watch 3 captain Carola Rackete has pleaded with authorities not to be distracted from the humanitarian crisis off the coast of Libya. She said the EU needs to stop cooperating with the Libyan coast guard....
07:00, 2019-07-11

Italian authorities arrest rescue boat captain after docking The Sea-Watch humanitarian vessel was carrying 40 migrants when it docked at the port in Lampedusa in defiance of Italian orders after a weeks-long standoff....
20:34, 2019-06-29

NASA initiates plan to rescue its robot that’s stuck on Mars NASA’s newest Mars robot has a serious problem. The InSight lander is a relative newcomer to the Red Planet, having safely arrived at its chosen destination late last year, but one of its most important instruments — a self-hammering “mole” tool that is designed to dig up to ...
21:34, 2019-07-02

German firefighters rescue squirrel stuck in manhole cover Firefighters in the city of Dortmund were called upon to help a red squirrel in need of rescue. But with its head firmly stuck in the manhole cover, rescuers had to get creative in order to free the distressed animal....
00:00, 2019-06-21

Cyclone Vayu: AC-17 Aircraft To Fly Rescue Team To Gujarat From Vijaywada Gujarat Cyclone Vayu: Indian Coast Guard, Navy, Army, and Air Force units have been put on standby and surveillance aircraft and helicopters are carrying out aerial surveillance....
19:00, 2019-06-11

LI cops rescue injured egret stranded on front lawn Feathers flew on Long Island Monday, when cops with a pool skimmer rescued an injured egret that was stranded on a front lawn. The egret — white with a long, pointy yellow beak — was spotted around 6:40 p.m. in the yard of a West Babylon home on West Ninth Street — roughly 3 miles....
09:17, 2019-06-18

Topshop owner averts collapse as rescue deal scrapes through Sir Philip Green's high street retail empire has averted the prospect of collapse after securing enough support for a package of rescue measures in a knife-edge vote....
18:34, 2019-06-12

Firefighters rescue squirrel stuck in manhole months after saving rat Just four months after saving an overweight rat trapped in a sewer grate, German firefighters have again answered the call of rodent duty, this time sedating, then liberating, a very tense squirrel whose head got stuck in a manhole. The furry critter wedged its tiny head in a manhole cover in the we...
01:17, 2019-06-22

Cops’ 5-hour rescue operation for kitten trapped in car engine An adorable kitten got stuck in a car’s engine in Brooklyn early Sunday — sparking a 5-hour police operation to rescue it. “It’s just part of the job — from cats to bad guys, we do this for a living,” said one of the cops, who did not give his name. Anastasia Kulc...
01:00, 2019-06-17

Cambodian building collapse: PM takes charge of rescue mission Prime Minister Hun Sen says he will oversee the search for any remaining missing workers following a building collapse. At least 19 people were killed when the seven-story structure caved in at a popular vacation town....
01:34, 2019-06-24

The Latest: Spanish rescue ship now bound for Italian island BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on migrants and asylum-seekers in Europe (all times local): 4:45 p.m. A Spanish humanitarian group says its rescue vessel spotted 40 severely dehydrated migrants whose boat is now being escorted to the tiny Italian island of Lampedusa by Italy’s coast guard. Proactiva ...
22:34, 2019-06-30

Technical Issues Disrupt Rescue Ops Of Boy Stuck In Borewell Since 3 Days Rescuers were facing some technical issues on Sunday as they as are "quite close" to reaching where a two-year-old boy has been stuck in a 150-foot-deep borewell in Punjab's Sangrur district for past......
04:00, 2019-06-10

Rescue Efforts Are Underway After an Earthquake Kills at Least 12 in Southwest China (BEIJING) — Rescue efforts are underway after an earthquake in southwestern China that has left 12 people dead and 134 others injured. The Yibin city press office said on its social media account that 73 houses had collapsed. The Chinese Ministry of Emergency Management said hundreds of firefi...
10:51, 2019-06-18

Malta says deal reached with Italy to take migrants from rescue boat Malta said it will accept migrants from a rescue vessel that had been headed toward Italy. A second boat with rescued migrants is also sailing for Lampedusa, where Italian officials have said it won't be allowed to dock....
08:17, 2019-07-06

World Cup Live: Rain Comes To Proteas' Rescue After Cottrell Strikes 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup, SA vs WI, Live Score: South Africa lost two early wickets batting first in Southampton against West Indies before rain stopped the play....
14:17, 2019-06-10

Italy's govt set to extend deadline for Alitalia rescue - sources Italy's government is set to again extend a deadline for the rescue of loss-making carrier Alitalia after failing to secure enough investors' backing, three sources with knowledge of the matter said....
18:34, 2019-06-10

Animal rescue group needs discarded bras for injured turtles INDIAN TRAIL, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina animal rescue group is appealing to women not to throw out their old bras, but instead to send them to their agency to help turtles with broken shells. News outlets report Carolina Waterfowl Rescue is asking women through social media to remove the eye clos...
23:00, 2019-06-28

Rich Indians To The Rescue As Chinese Tourists Shun Thailand Thailand's struggling tourism industry is finding support with visitors from the population colossus to its west, just as the years of bumper arrivals from the giant to its north are beginning to......
11:51, 2019-07-08

Florida senior citizen fights alligator to rescue dog: reports A 75-year-old Florida man rescued his daughter’s dog from the jaws of an 8-foot alligator last week by kicking the reptile in the snout, reports said. Buddy Ackerman was taking the golden retriever, named Osi, on an early morning walk when a gator emerged from a retention pond near his Palm Harbor c...
13:34, 2019-07-16

Veteran Rescue Mission to file lawsuit against Pima County TUCSON – Veteran Rescue Mission serves as a safe place for veterans to eat, sleep and worship. This month, it received a letter from the Pima County Attorney saying, due to zoning issues, their church cannot operate on the property. Pima County said what the mission is doing is noble but it ne...
13:01, 2019-07-19

Democratic 'Medicare for all' push stands to rescue Trump on healthcare The Democratic Party is riding to President Trump's rescue on healthcare with talk of repealing Obamacare and eliminating private insurance in favor of a government system that has drawn the skepticism of American voters....
18:34, 2019-07-15

Cops rescue domestic parakeet from Fort Tryon Park NYPD officers came to the rescue of a feathered friend around 1 p.m. Sunday inside Fort Tryon Park in Fort George, after neighborhood residents spotted a tiny stray parakeet flying around, police said Tuesday. “A little guy like this would not survive outdoors. Lucky for him, Neighborhood Coor...
23:17, 2019-07-16

TFD performs swift water rescue as monsoon storms sweep in TUCSON — The Tucson Fire Department performed a swift water rescue Saturday as monsoon storms swept through southern Arizona. The call came in from a motorist near West King Avenue and South La Cholla Boulevard. According to authorities, a driver tried to go through a wash and became stuck. An...
09:34, 2019-07-14

Beachgoers on Georgia island rescue 20 beached whales, push them out to sea Dozens of pilot whales beached themselves on a Georgia shore and most were rescued by authorities and onlookers.        ...
17:34, 2019-07-17

Baby bird takes its own Uber to Utah wildlife rescue OGDEN, Utah — A local wildlife rescue is giving a good Samaritan five stars for his creative approach to saving an abandoned baby bird. Staff were surprised, to say the least, when a tiny, dehydrated bird arrived at the Wildlife Rehabilitation Center of Northern Utah last weekend — unaccompanied and...
10:34, 2019-07-11

NYPD cops rescue choking woman in Midtown Manhattan Two NYPD cops saved the life of a woman who was choking on a Manhattan sidewalk Sunday morning, the NYPD tweeted. A 58-year-old woman who was choking on some food approached police officer Patrick Plunkett outside the Strategic Response Group 1 station house on 42nd Street near 10th Avenue in Midtow...
03:17, 2019-07-08

The latest Toy Story 4 trailer gives us this year's greatest rescue mission In the last teaser for Toy Story 4 Pixar introduced us to Duke Caboom, the spirited Canadian stuntman voiced by Keanu Reeves. For its latest trailer, the playtime gang are on a recovery mission to rescue Bonnie’s beloved Forky (Tony Hale). The crafts project-turned-new buddy ends up lost (or, per th...
21:34, 2019-05-21

Thomas Cook close to unveiling Fosun rescue deal Thomas Cook Group is in advanced talks about a rescue deal that will see the company effectively broken up and its tour operating arm taken over by the Chinese owner of Club Med....
03:17, 2019-07-12

De Blasio’s security detail makes heroic rescue on FDR Drive Three members of Mayor de Blasio’s security detail made a heroic rescue on Wednesday morning when they helped stop a woman from jumping off the FDR Drive, sources said. Two NYPD detectives and one police officer were traveling northbound on the FDR at around 10 a.m. when they spotted a woman w...
00:34, 2019-05-23

EU interior ministers seek compromise on Mediterranean refugee rescue Nothern and southern Europe have been at loggerheads over how to handle migrants crossing from northern Africa. Despite criticism, Italy has refused to open its ports to rescue vessels....
13:34, 2019-07-18

Locals Dig Mud With Bare Hands To Rescue Elephant Calf In Assam An elephant calf fell into a drain and got stuck in the mud in Assam's Numaligarh today. A video showing locals and forest officials trying to rescue the one and half-year-old elephant calf has gone......
20:51, 2019-05-31

Rescue chopper unable to reach bodies on Himalayan mountain Indian officials on Wednesday were reconsidering a plan to retrieve five bodies believed to be members of a team of international climbers that went missing on a notoriously dangerous Himalayan mountain that a rescue helicopter was unable to reach....
13:34, 2019-06-05

Nitish Kumar To Rescue As Bihar Cops Blundered Into "RSS Snooping" Row Reports of a circular from the Special Branch of the police seeking information about the RSS and 19 affiliates caused a sensation. The RSS, or the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, is the ideological......
18:17, 2019-07-18

WATCH: Rescue Of Injured 74-Year-Old Hiker Spins Out Of Control PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities say a 74-year-old hiker whose head and face were injured in a fall on a Phoenix mountain endured a wild ride in a stretcher as she was being hoisted into a helicopter. Phoenix Fire Department officials say the woman was treated for dizziness and nausea but suffered no othe...
13:51, 2019-06-05

Hulu’s here to remind you America’s southern border is already a fucking horror movie As Chicago’s Cinepocalypse Film Festival winds down, it’s nice to see that its late-in-the-game programming can still surprise. To wit: Who would’ve thought a big-screen airing of the latest episode of Hulu’s sometimes lackluster horror anthology series would produce one of the biggest audience resp...
20:17, 2019-06-20

5.4 magnitude aftershock rocks Southern California following strongest quake in decades A strong aftershock shook Southern California early on Friday as residents were still assessing the damage from the July 4 quake, the strongest in the region in 25 years, which was felt by more than 20 million people....
14:34, 2019-07-05

McDonald's US franchisees ask for a Southern-style chicken sandwich to compete with Chick-fil-A McDonald's U.S. franchisees want a chicken sandwich to rival Chick-fil-A's as the Southern chain's threat to their business continues to grow....
17:00, 2019-07-10

Southern Calif., brush fire shuts down Six Flags amusement park Ash rained down on Six Flags Magic Mountain visitors Sunday as a fast-moving brush fire spread in Southern California, prompting the amusement park’s evacuation. The blaze erupted at around noon, local time in Santa Clarita and burned 40 acres in four hours, The Los Angeles Times reported. “I...
04:34, 2019-06-10

Attkisson: Reality at US southern border clashes with media's partisan narrative Emmy winning journalist Sharyl Attkisson said media coverage of the U.S. southern border crisis doesn't accurately reflect how Americans actually feel about the issue, during a Sunday segment on "Media Buzz with Howard Kurtz." ...
21:00, 2019-06-30

Gaza 'balloon bombs' spark 19 fires in southern Israel: report “Balloon bombs” launched from the Gaza Strip reportedly started 19 fires in southern Israel on Wednesday, the day after Israel announced it would halt fuel shipments to Gaza....
21:00, 2019-06-27

Brush fire prompts evacuation of Southern California amusement parks A brush fire raging along a Southern California riverbed prompted the evacuation of two nearby amusement parks on Sunday, but no homes were threatened and no serious injuries were reported, authorities said....
04:34, 2019-06-10

Heavy rain lashes southern China, stranding thousands and killing 5 The official China Daily said floods had wiped out crops and destroyed hundreds of houses in the Jiangxi province, with a total of 1.4 million people affected and direct economic losses amounting to 2.65 billion yuan ($382.41 million)....
04:34, 2019-06-11

Southern Railway Hiring Opens For Data Jobs, Eligibility, Details Here Railway Recruitment 2019: The Southern Railway is inviting online applications for these posts through online basis only and applications sent by post will not be entertained, Southern Railway's......
11:51, 2019-06-04

Southern California man convicted of killing family of 4 who was found buried in desert SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — Southern California man convicted of killing family of 4 who was found buried in desert. The post Southern California man convicted of killing family of 4 who was found buried in desert appeared first on LEX18.com....
21:34, 2019-06-10

Chile's Southern Patagonia Ice Field ruptured by climate change: scientists Chile's 12,000 square kilometer (4,633 square mile) Southern Patagonia Ice Field split in two and is likely to continue to fracture amid climate change, according to a team of Chilean scientists who were in the region in March....
07:01, 2019-05-24

Magnitude 7.1 earthquake hits Southern California the day after a large quake hit the region RIDGECREST, Calif. (AP) – Magnitude 7.1 earthquake hits Southern California the day after a large quake hit the region....
08:17, 2019-07-06

UPDATE 2-Kansas City Southern profit beats on cost controls Kansas City Southern reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit, as cost controls helped the U.S. railroad to make up for flat carload volume amid concerns of slowing economic growth....
18:34, 2019-07-19

Mexico national guard to deploy on southern border from Monday: minister Mexico's National Guard will begin deploying on Mexico's southern border with Guatemala from Monday to contain the flow of migrants headed to the United States, Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Friday....
04:17, 2019-06-08

Southern delays: Train chaos continues into evening after heavy flooding Travellers around south London faced severe delays and train cancellations this evening as rail networks struggle to "return to normal" following heavy flooding....
06:51, 2019-06-12

Mexico foreign minister says national guard to deploy to southern border Mexico will deploy its national guard to its southern border with Guatemala, the Mexican foreign minister said on Thursday, as part of the country's bid to stem Central American migration that has drawn U.S. President Donald Trump's ire....
02:00, 2019-06-07

Mexico will reinforce its southern border to stem illegal immigration: minister Mexico will reinforce its southern border after an "incursion" of hundreds of Central American migrants into Mexican territory on Wednesday, Interior Minister Olga Sanchez said on Thursday....
00:51, 2019-06-07

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00:51, 2019-06-07

Southern Baptist leader bemoans abuse crisis, vows action BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (AP) — Sharing a stage with tearful survivors of sex abuse, the president of the Southern Baptist Convention apologized Wednesday for the abuse crisis besetting his denomination and outlined an array of steps to address it. “We are broken-hearted and angry,” said the ...
02:34, 2019-06-13

Mexico says National Guard deployment to southern border starts on Wednesday Deployment of National Guard forces to Mexico's southern border was due to start on Wednesday and will advance quickly under a migration control deal signed last week with the United States, Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Wednesday....
18:17, 2019-06-12

AOC Slams ‘Manufactured Cruelty’ at US Southern Border in Testimony Before House Panel Four Democratic congresswomen shared harrowing accounts about conditions facing migrant detainees at the southern border before a House panel Friday, including Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who took the unusual step of asking to be sworn in before testifying after Republicans challenged her repor...
02:51, 2019-07-13

Southern California could see more magnitude 6 earthquakes 'in the next week,' as temblors become 'wake-up call' After two major earthquakes within days in Southern California, seismologists are warning the area could see additional sizable temblors within the next week. ...
19:34, 2019-07-07

UPDATE 1-Kansas City Southern profit beats on cost controls Kansas City Southern reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit, as cost controls helped the U.S. railroad to make up for flat carload volume amid concerns of slowing economic growth....
16:17, 2019-07-19

Senior UN official strongly condemns Southern California synagogue attack The top official for the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) has strongly condemned the attack Saturday on a synagogue in Southern California, denouncing the deadly incident as a hate crime targeting Sabbath worshipers on the last day of Passover....
14:38, 2019-05-21

Mexico tightens southern border security as another day passes with no tariff deal Under pressure from Trump, Mexico has launched a crackdown on the Guatemala border, arresting activists and holding migrantsAs Donald Trump’s deadline for new tariffs on Mexican imports draws near, Mexico has stepped up security along its porous border with Guatemala – deploying police and soldiers ...
05:34, 2019-06-07

Here's What Southern California's 7.1-Magnitude Earthquake Looked Like Interrupting Four Sports Events Southern California was hit with a 7.1-magnitude earthquake on Friday night, the second quake that part of the country had experienced in two days. The seismic activity was enough to interrupt four sporting events that were going on at the time, including one World Series of Poker tournament that ha...
06:51, 2019-07-07

Suspect in custody after police chase RV in Southern California; dog seen tumbling from vehicle A suspect was in custody following a high-speed police chase of a mobile home in Southern California on Tuesday evening. At one point, a dog was seen tumbling out of the suspect's badly damaged vehicle but appeared to walk away unscathed....
08:34, 2019-05-22

Southern Baptist president: Racial insensitivity shows disregard for Gospel Speaking at a black church in a city that is nearly 75 percent African American, the president of the Southern Baptist Convention, J.D. Greear, said Christians who are racially insensitive are disregarding the Gospel....
22:34, 2019-06-11

British Steel enters insolvency after rescue talks with government fail Steelmaker directly employs 5,000 people and thousands more in the supply chainWhat went wrong at British Steel?British Steel has entered insolvency, putting 5,000 jobs directly at risk and endangering thousands more in the supply chain after talks with the UK government failed to reach an agreement...
21:00, 2019-05-22

Donald Trump Forgets His Own Gift To Queen. Melania Attempts Rescue Amid the pomp and pageantry of United States President Donald Trump's symbolic visit to the Buckingham Palace, First Lady Melania Trump came to the rescue of her husband when the latter couldn't......
04:51, 2019-06-04

Rescue ship's captain accuses European states of abandoning migrants The captain of rescue ship Sea-Watch 3 said on Thursday European states have no interest in finding a political solution for the 42 migrants aboard her vessel, now positioned off the Italian island of Lampedusa....
23:01, 2019-06-27

Orphaned bear Aida finds home in Sarajevo Zoo after rescue from the wild Orphaned baby bear Aida, who was rescued by villagers after she fled the Bosnian woods in search of food and shelter, has found a new home in the Sarajevo Zoo where she has become a star attraction....
16:51, 2019-07-16

Captain of rescue ship is arrested after docking on Italian island with 40 migrants The captain of a migrant rescue ship has been arrested after docking on an Italian island without permission after a two-week standoff with officials....
19:34, 2019-06-29

Cruise ship worker jumps into sea to rescue passenger who fell overboard A cruise ship member dove into the water to rescue a passenger who had fallen overboard in Italy. The Irish woman, who has not been identified, reportedly fell from the MSC Seaview cruise ship on Monday while it was at the Italian city of Genoa. A cruise ship crew member saw the woman fall into......
19:34, 2019-06-21

Thomas Cook shares slump 40% on rescue talks with China's Fosun Thomas Cook is in talks with largest shareholder Fosun Tourism and lenders for a £750 million ($940.9 million) bailout, a proposal giving the Chinese firm control of the British company's core packaged-tour business....
12:51, 2019-07-12

North Carolina Zoo worker dies after fall during ‘aerial rescue drill’ An arborist at the North Carolina Zoo was killed after toppling out of a tree during a safety drill this week, according to new reports. The North Carolina Zoo in Asheboro worker was “engaged in an aerial rescue drill” Thursday morning, and suddenly “fell 20 to 30 feet from a tree and died at the......
18:00, 2019-07-19

Officials rescue 136 dogs from multi-million-dollar California home More than 100 dogs were rescued this week from a fetid, poop-filled multi-million-dollar home within a California gated community –according to new reports. Orange County cops were tipped off about a possible animal cruelty condition inside the East Woodbine Avenue home around 2:20 p.m. Thursd...
17:34, 2019-05-31

Mini rescue plan provokes lawsuit amid store closures BMW's effort to shore up dealer profitability for its Mini brand is not going over well with some U.S. retailers. Just ask David Peterson, past chairman of the dealer council, whose store has closed....
06:51, 2019-06-24

North Carolina animal rescue group wants old bras to save turtles Ladies, pull that old bra out of the trash; it just might save a life — a turtle’s life. An animal rescue group in North Carolina is appealing to Americans to send in their discarded bras. Carolina Waterfowl Rescue is after bra clasps, in particular, which can be grafted onto the shells of tur...
21:17, 2019-06-29

Firefighters rescue squirrel stuck in manhole cover in western Germany Police, firefighters and a veterinary clinic had to join forces this week to rescue a red squirrel that got its head stuck in a manhole cover in western Germany....
23:34, 2019-06-21

Captain of rescue ship carrying 42 migrants arrested in Italy – video The captain of an NGO rescue ship carrying 42 migrants has been arrested after more than two weeks in a standoff with Italian authorities. Carola Rackete reached Sicily on Saturday in defiance of a ban by the country’s far-right deputy prime minister, Matteo Salvini. She was greeted by lengthy appla...
00:34, 2019-06-30

Race Against Time and Tide To Rescue Trove of Treasures At Siberian Atlantis Unique necropoli in the remote republic of Tuva, with more than a hundred undisturbed burials from the Bronze Age to the time of Genghis Khan, immerge eerily from under the water only once a year. ...
20:51, 2019-06-27

Sea rescue: Olympic swimmer Filippo Magnini saves tourist in Italy Former world champion swimmer Filippo Magnini, who won bronze at 2004 Athens Olympics, had no problem helping swimmer whose float got carried by wind.       ...
18:34, 2019-07-09

German rescue ship captain held in Italy defended at home Celebrities and politicians in Germany voiced support Sunday for the captain of a humanitarian rescue ship who was detained in Italy after defying the country’s anti-migrant interior minister by taking 40 migrants into Italian waters and then to a port...
19:34, 2019-06-30

EU interior ministers fail to find compromise on Mediterranean refugee rescue Northern and southern Europe have been at loggerheads over how to handle migrants crossing from northern Africa. Despite criticism, Italy has refused to open its ports to rescue vessels....
15:34, 2019-07-18

Group Of Trekkers Stuck In Himachal Pradesh's Kinnaur, Rescue Efforts On A group of trekkers from West Bengal, were stuck near Rupin Pass on the way to Sangla valley in Himachal Pradesh's Kinnaur district, an official said on Thursday....
22:34, 2019-06-06

D-M airmen rescue severely injured fishermen isolated in remote waters TUCSON – Two Mexican fishermen were rescued by airmen stationed at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base last Wednesday after they were critically injured while traveling in international waters 1,300 miles southwest of San Diego. According to officials, a crane of the Mazatun fishing vessel collapsed ...
18:17, 2019-07-17

Mediterranean rescue ship brings migrants to Italy, defying Salvini German rescue ship Sea-Watch 3 has come closer to the Italian island of Lampedusa, but has been refused permission to bring its passengers to shore. The European Commission has called for a "swift resolution."...
22:51, 2019-06-27

A Rescue Ship Captain Being Held in Italy Is Attracting Donors and Defenders BERLIN (AP) — High-level support and almost three-quarters of a million dollars in donations poured in Sunday for the German captain of a migrant rescue ship who was arrested after she defied repeated orders to stay out of Italy and struck a police boat while bringing 40 people to port.Carola ...
12:00, 2019-07-01

Olympic swimmer Filippo Magnini saves tourist in Italy sea rescue MILAN — A swimmer struggling in the sea off Sardinia soon discovered it was his lucky day. Italian news agency ANSA says the male tourist got in trouble Sunday afternoon after his inflatable swan was carried away by the wind. According to a witness, the swimmer’s friends alerted a lifeguard — but so...
00:34, 2019-07-10

| Capsized ocean rescue vessel leaves three dead in French storm Three rescuers from the French ocean rescue service have died after their vessel capsized in rough seas as a giant storm pummelled the country's Atlantic coast....
11:00, 2019-06-08

Captain defends her decision to force rescue boat into Italian port Carola Rackete says act of ‘disobedience’ in Lampedusa was necessary to avert tragedy An NGO rescue boat captain who has risked jail time after forcing her way into Lampedusa port in Italy with 40 migrants onboard has defended her act of “disobedience”, saying it was necessary to avert a tragedy.“It...
22:51, 2019-06-30

Poor Injured Hiker Subjected To Nightmarish Helicopter Rescue From Hell This probably isn’t the worst helicopter rescue of all time, but it’s enough to make a person consider whether it wouldn’t be preferable to die of exposure on a desert mountain, slowly baking to death under a relentless sun....
08:17, 2019-06-05

Video shows woman spinning wildly in windy helicopter rescue Firefighters in Arizona airlifted a woman in her 70s from a hiking trail after she injured herself on Tuesday morning — a difficult rescue made worse by turbulence that caused her stretcher to spin beneath the chopper, a report said. The woman was trapped on the hiking trail in Piestewa Peak near Ph...
09:00, 2019-06-05

The lost ring that turned a Georgia Southern long-snapper into a 'rock star' How a 2002 Southern Conference championship ring made its way 2,400 miles back home -- from Montana's Glacier National Park back to its absent-minded owner....
21:51, 2019-07-19

Southern Baptist Convention addresses sexual abuse, advance bylaw changes Monday The Southern Baptist Convention can already expel a church over sexual abuse but new steps could make it easier to formally address abuse.        ...
11:17, 2019-06-11

Syrian air defenses thwart Israeli missile attack in southern Syria: SANA Syrian Air Defenses thwarted an Israeli attack on Tal al-Hara in southern Syria and shot down a number of them, Syrian state news agency SANA said early on Wednesday....
04:34, 2019-06-12

1,036 migrants, with 63 unaccompanied children, become largest single group ever taken into custody at southern border A caravan-sized group of more than 1,000 people was taken into federal custody in western Texas Wednesday after illegally crossing from Mexico into the United States, a senior Border Patrol official told the Washington Examiner....
00:51, 2019-05-31

Southern Arizona high school student accused of possessing 3,200 fentanyl pills PHOENIX (KPNX) — Three teenagers in southwestern Arizona were arrested early Wednesday for alleged drug possession, with one of them accused of having more than 3,200 fentanyl pills. Noemi Hernandez-Madrigal and Alessandra Cardenas-Hernandez, both 18, were arrested by school resource officers at San...
01:00, 2019-06-07

AOC's chief of staff deletes tweet attacking Blue Dog Caucus as 'New Southern Democrats' The chief of staff of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-NY, deleted a tweet accusing moderate House Democrats of being the "new Southern Democrats" following a House vote that approved funding for the border on Thursday....
13:51, 2019-06-28

Strongest earthquake to hit Southern California in 20 years rattles region, rumbles residents A preliminary magnitude 6.4 earthquake rocked Southern California on Thursday, shaking an area for hundreds of miles.        ...
03:34, 2019-07-05

Big quake rattles Southern California, early reports of damage east of Los Angeles A powerful earthquake struck Southern California on Thursday, touching off house fires and damaging buildings in a desert town northeast of Los Angeles, but authorities had no early reports of injuries....
23:34, 2019-07-04

Hundreds of thousands urged to flee as heavy rain hits southern Japan Torrential rain pounded Japan's southwestern major island of Kyushu on Monday, hitting 14 inches in 24 hours in one area and triggering landslides and highway closures, with more than 800,000 people urged to evacuate....
13:01, 2019-07-01

Hydrogen-powered flying vehicle touted as Southern California traffic tonic Developers of a multi-rotor hover craft billed as the first flying vehicle to be powered by hydrogen fuel cells unveiled a full-scale model on Wednesday in Southern California, in a show-and-tell that raised some eyebrows but never left the ground....
04:51, 2019-05-30

Monsoon rains to arrive on India's southern coast around June 8: weather office Monsoon rains are likely to enter India through the southern coast around June 8, the weather office said on Wednesday, marking the start of the four-month rainy season that is crucial for the country's farm-dependent economy....
15:00, 2019-06-05

Mexico’s Crackdown at Its Southern Border, Prompted by Trump, Scares Migrants From Crossing Increased enforcement along the border with Guatemala, which began in recent days, has made crossing into Mexico harder. This has dissuaded migrants from traveling north....
20:00, 2019-06-27

Dozens of whales stranded on Georgia island remain at sea after rescue effort by beachgoers Dozens of pilot whales beached themselves on a Georgia shore and most were rescued by authorities and onlookers.        ...
05:17, 2019-07-18

German rescue ship heads to Malta after Italy blocks Lampedusa port Sea-Eye said its rescue ship will sail to Malta due to deteriorating conditions on board. They have called on Europe to intervene in Italy's hard-line measures, saying "human lives are not a bargaining chip."...
02:51, 2019-07-07

Frida, rescue dog who saved a dozen lives in Mexico earthquake, retires after 10 years A rescue dog that has participated in dozens of missions during natural disasters has officially retired, Mexico’s Navy announced.        ...
19:34, 2019-06-27

Firefighter says goodbye to rescue dog in viral post. Dog owners relate: Pets are family A St. Louis man shared photos and grieved his dog, Bella, who he rescued while a firefighter. Pet owners relate, knowing dogs are family.        ...
21:34, 2019-05-21

Comedian Jon Stewart given standing ovation after criticising Congress over treatment of 9/11 rescue workers Comedian Jon Stewart has been given a standing ovation after he criticised lawmakers over the level of healthcare provided for responders to the 9/11 terrorist attacks....
15:01, 2019-06-12

OnStar alert leads to rescue of Florida baby from hot car after mom passes out inside: deputies OnStar, an in-vehicle safety and security system, helped save a 1-year-old Florida girl trapped in a hot car on Sunday after her mom passed out inside, authorities said....
05:51, 2019-06-06

Idai disaster: Stranded victims still need rescue from heavy rains as UN scales up response Dire conditions persist in vast areas of southern Africa affected by Cyclone Idai as heavy rain continues to cause “massive destruction”, the UN said on Thursday, while aid teams scale up efforts to reach those most in need....
23:00, 2019-05-21

Rual Metro Fire prepares for monsoon with swift water rescue training TUCSON – The Los Ninos pool on the south side is usually open to the public but Friday night, Rual Metro Fire took to the water for swift water rescue training. “Our rescuers stay sharp on all of these skills because of the nature of swift water rescues. There are all kinds of hazards th...
19:17, 2019-07-07

Rescue dogs flown out of Louisiana ahead of Barry to avoid euthanasia. Will be adoptable The animals escaping Barry's path were placed on a plane and were heading to rescue shelters in northern Virginia, Washington, D.C., and New Jersey.        ...
18:51, 2019-07-13

Firefighters in Arizona Make Dramatic Rescue of 1,000-Year-Old ‘Medusa Mother Tree’ Firefighters in the American state of Arizona had a very different rescue mission on their hands - in order to save not people but a historic tree in a national park.  ...
20:51, 2019-06-27

Green Valley basset hound springs into action to rescue injured owner #metaslider_237738_filmstrip.flexslider .slides li {margin-right: 5px;} Green Valley Fire District Green Valley Fire District Green Valley Fire District ...
20:51, 2019-06-07

Rodin rescue: visitor cracks Madrid gallery's mistaken identity case Portrait thought to be of notorious Belgian king turns out to be of French sculptorA tiny and previously unknown portrait of Auguste Rodin has been discovered thanks to an unwell child, a sharp-eyed art graduate and an unusually constructive use of Twitter.Luis Pastor, a Spanish graphic designer who...
14:00, 2019-06-05

Humane Society SOS: Dogs swim for their lives as Ark. shelter floods. Community comes to the rescue. An Arkansas animal shelter issued an SOS as flash flooding poured in and a puppy drowned. Then the community came to the rescue.        ...
23:17, 2019-07-16

Captain of humanitarian rescue ship arrested after Italian police boat rammed The German captain of a humanitarian rescue ship with 40 asylum-seekers aboard rammed an Italian border police motorboat as she docked at a tiny Mediterranean island Saturday....
15:34, 2019-06-29

French government: Ascoval rescue deal not impacted by British Steel woes A rescue deal for the Ascoval steel plant in northern France is not impacted by the current woes at British Steel since the Ascoval transaction involves another unit of British Steel not impacted by the liquidation process, said the French government....
15:34, 2019-05-22

Couple use Twitter to rescue newborn girl abandoned on Indian garbage dump Vinod Kapri, an Indian journalist and filmmaker based in Delhi, checks Twitter first thing every morning -- like virtually every journalist on the planet....
22:34, 2019-06-17

Thai cave divers to star in film depicting real-life rescue Movie about Tham Luang cave operation to save schoolboys and coach one of several announced Four divers who took part in the rescue of 12 Thai schoolboys and their football coach after they were trapped in a cave will play themselves in one of several films positioning themselves as the definitive a...
19:00, 2019-07-11

Death toll rises to 10 in Mumbai building collapse as rescue efforts continue The death toll from the collapse of a decades-old four-storey building in India's financial capital Mumbai rose to 10 late on Tuesday, with at least eight injured, officials said, as rescue operations continued to remove those trapped in the rubble....
19:34, 2019-07-16

Video: Chopper Rescue Of 74-Year-Old Woman Turns Scary As Stretcher Spins A woman who injured herself while hiking on Phoenix mountain was rescued by a helicopter, with a video showing her stretcher spinning rapidly while being lifted up....
17:17, 2019-06-05

UN says Canada’s plan to rescue Wood Buffalo National Park needs ‘considerably more effort’ The status of Canada's largest park as a world heritage site remains wobbly after a United Nations body expressed grave doubts about a federal plan to rescue it....
03:34, 2019-06-14

Georgia beachgoers rescue whales mass stranded on shore, wildlife officials say Georgia beachgoers rushed through the surf on Tuesday in a frantic effort to rescue dozens of pilot whales beaching themselves on the shore, according to wildlife officials and video shared on social media....
04:00, 2019-07-18

Camille Grammer says ex Kelsey didn't reach out after her home burned down in Southern California wildfire On Tuesday, Camille appeared on "Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen" when a fan asked the "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" star if Kelsey reached out after her home burned down in the Woolsey Fire....
03:51, 2019-07-11

Sexual abuse, abortion and politics : 5 things to watch at Southern Baptists' big meeting Thousands of Southern Baptists are gathering in Birmingham, Alabama for their annual meeting. Look for these five topics to come up.        ...
17:17, 2019-06-10

Kathryn Dennis Addresses Whitney Sudler-Smith Hookup Rumors on Southern Charm Kathryn Dennis is spilling that sweet tea. On Wednesday's episode of Southern Charm, the Bravo star addressed the rumors she had hooked up with Whitney Sudler-Smith before the start......
20:01, 2019-05-23

No injuries reported after potent quake rattles Southern California; authorities assessing scene There were no immediate reports of injuries or significant damage after a 6.4 magnitude earthquake rattled parts of Southern California and Nevada on Thursday morning....
23:17, 2019-07-04

UPDATE 1-Southern Copper gets permit for long-delayed Peru project; will not begin work yet Southern Copper Corp said on Tuesday it received a construction permit for its long-delayed $1.4 billion Tia Maria copper mine project in Peru, but said work would not begin until it gains more support from local residents....
23:00, 2019-07-09

Mexico offers to send national guard to southern border to stem migration: sources In talks with the United States, Mexico has offered to send up to 6,000 members of its national guard to secure its southern border with Guatemala in order to contain migrant flows, according to two people with knowledge of the matter....
00:51, 2019-06-07

Southern Alberta waste refinery turning trash into ‘high-grade, low-cost’ biodiesel Cielo said when the refineries are built -- which is expected to be by late 2020 -- each one will produce about 2,000 litres of renewable fuel per hour. ...
09:17, 2019-07-12

Sexual abuse in Southern Baptist churches expected as major topic at annual meeting Southern Baptists may enact changes to hold churches accountable and keep people in their pews safe at a June meeting in Birmingham, Alabama.        ...
18:00, 2019-06-05

Southern Baptists approve changes aimed at expelling churches that don't address sexual abuse The Southern Baptist Convention, the nation's largest Protestant denomination, held its annual meeting in Birmingham, Alabama.        ...
03:17, 2019-06-12

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Kellyanne Conway Trade Barbs Over Conditions at Southern Border After what by all accounts was a harrowing visit to immigrant detention facilities, the last thing Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez probably had time for was commentary from the peanut gallery, aka someone who wasn’t there: in this case, one Kellyanne Conway....
08:17, 2019-07-03

Mexico detains 791 undocumented migrants, National Guard starts to patrol southern border Mexican officials detained nearly 800 undocumented migrants on Saturday, the government said, in one of the biggest swoops against illegal immigration in recent months, as members of the National Guard began patrolling the southern border....
23:34, 2019-06-16

Large earthquake strikes Southern California day after 6.4 temblor hit region, experts warn of more aftershocks A 5.4 magnitude earthquake struck early Friday near the same region in Southern California where a significant tremor hit one day before, according to the U.S. Geological Survey....
19:34, 2019-07-05

Iran tanker seizure: Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt warns Iran on 'dangerous path' after two ships seized Tanker Stena Impero seized by Iranian Revolutionary Guard in guerrilla-style attack Second vessel, the British-operated Mesdar, seized and later released Ministers preparing "considered and robust" response, says No10 Donald Trump says Iran's actions are "nothing but trouble"...
14:51, 2019-07-20

James Garner had a big heart for dogs; Daughter Gigi kicks off animal rescue fund in his name James Garner, who died five years ago, never met a dog he didn't love. His daughter honors her father with an animal rescue fund in his name.        ...
21:34, 2019-06-14

Germany: Fair legal process must result in release of German rescue ship captain The German government believes that the only possible outcome of a fair legal process for the German captain of a rescue ship who defied Rome's ban on docking to bring migrants ashore can be her release, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Monday....
12:34, 2019-07-01

Italy's Salvini says League party ready to back state rescue of Carige: paper Italy's ruling League party is ready to back a state rescue of Carige in the absence of private investors willing to plug in a capital shortfall at the ailing bank, Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini was quoted as saying....
11:51, 2019-05-23

Deadspin Poor Injured Hiker Subjected To Nightmarish Helicopter Rescue From Hell | Jezebel Fun Mom K Deadspin Poor Injured Hiker Subjected To Nightmarish Helicopter Rescue From Hell | Jezebel Fun Mom Kate Beckinsale Wants You to Know Her Daughter Is Not on Cocaine | Splinter Trump Tangled With Bette Midler and Lost | The Root Police Officers Get Exposed for Making Racist Social Media Posts, So Citi...
17:00, 2019-06-05

VIDEO: Arizona helicopter rescue gurney carrying woman, 74, spins uncontrollably midair A 74-year-old woman was being rescued by a helicopter after getting injured on a hike outside of Phoenix, Ariz. early Tuesday when the gurney carrying her began spinning wildly midair....
07:51, 2019-06-05

Humpback whale freed from shark net off Australia coast in difficult rescue, video shows A humpback whale entangled in a shark net off the coast of Australia on Thursday was eventually cut free by a marine rescue team after an hours-long operation....
23:51, 2019-06-27

Ex-FDNY member ‘tragically unable’ to rescue victims of fiery Long Island crash Three young women were killed in a fiery late-night crash on Long Island despite a retired FDNY member’s desperate attempts to save them, police officials said Tuesday. The trio, who ranged in age from 23 to 25, was traveling in a 2010 black Jeep Liberty on Mount Sinai-Coram Road near Hamlet D...
00:00, 2019-07-10

Game wardens are searching for “Petrie” the alligator after he was stolen from Hochatown Rescue Center & Petting Zoo (KFOR) Oklahoma game wardens are hunting for answers in a bizarre theft after an alligator was abducted from a wildlife rescue center. Tammy Virgin, the owner and operator of the Hochatown Rescue Center and Petting Zoo, says ‘Petrie’ the alligator used to live inside of a pool outside of...
10:34, 2019-07-11

Rescue diver reveals unseen messages left behind by Thai cave boys one year later One year after 12 boys were incredibly rescued from a flooded Thai cave, a hero diver has returned to the site and found haunting messages left by the kids. ...
16:34, 2019-07-12

Guterres says UN stands ready to support Brazil’s search and rescue effort in wake of tragic dam collapse Secretary-General António Guterres said on Saturday that the United Nations stands ready to support the Brazilian authorities in the search and emergency relief efforts following the deadly dam collapse and mudslides in vast South American country’s south-eastern region....
17:51, 2019-05-21

Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order shows Force-heavy gameplay as you rescue Wookiees with Saw Gerrera Electronic Arts showed the first gameplay footage of Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order during its annual EA Play fan event in Los Angeles on Saturday before E3.Read More...
22:51, 2019-06-08

Missing cat who prompted major rescue operation after getting stuck 100ft on a bridge stuns owners by returning home unscathed A missing cat who sparked a major rescue operation after being trapped for six days on a bridge stunned her owners when she reappeared unscathed at her home....
06:01, 2019-05-31

Carola Rackete: Court lifts house arrest order on captain of charity rescue ship arrested in Italy A Sicilian court has lifted a house arrest order imposed on the captain of a charity ship who was detained for forcing her way into an Italian port with 40 rescued migrants....
06:00, 2019-07-03

Microsoft ships antivirus for macOS as Windows Defender becomes Microsoft Defender Microsoft is bringing its Windows Defender anti-malware application to macOS—and more platforms in the future—as it expands the reach of its Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) platform. To reflect the new cross-platform nature, the suite is also being renamed to Microsoft Defender ATP, with t...
16:01, 2019-05-21

Thursday’s Daily Brief: dire living conditions in Idlib, migrants at US southern border, end in sight for trachoma, Human Rights Council This Thursday, we cover: the dire humanitarian situation in Syria’s Idlib; living conditions at the US-Mexico border denounced by the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF); trachoma-related blindness on the verge of being eliminated; and updates from the Human Rights Council in Geneva....
06:34, 2019-06-28

EU leaders at loggerheads over top appointments EU leaders are meeting to decide who will get the bloc's most prestigious jobs. Jean-Claude Juncker's successor as European Commission president is among the positions to be filled before the first parliamentary session....
19:34, 2019-06-30

EU leaders wrangle over top jobs EU leaders are meeting in Brussels to try and agree on who should fill the bloc's top posts. Berlin and Paris are at odds over who is best equipped to take the reins amid challenges such as Brexit and climate change....
00:00, 2019-06-21

Who Did the E.U.’s Leaders Choose for Its Top Jobs? A German supporter of a “United States of Europe,” a French power broker, a Belgian coalition-builder and a Spanish socialist will try to lead the European Union through complex times....
23:51, 2019-07-02

China: Three decades, six leaders As part of Asiamoney’s 30th anniversary coverage, we have selected six key individuals who have contributed more than most to the development of banking and capital markets in China. Their stories illustrate three decades of extraordinary growth....
14:17, 2019-06-28

EU leaders at odds in search of "Mr or Ms Europe" German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron disagreed on Tuesday over who should be the next chief of the European Commission as EU leaders began bargaining over names for the bloc's top jobs in the next five years....
20:17, 2019-05-28

EU leaders react to Theresa May's resignation Respect was the predominant tone among European leaders following UK Prime Minister Theresa May's resignation. But they warned that her successor will have to provide "rapid clarification" on Brexit....
14:17, 2019-05-24

EU leaders haggle over climate, top jobs The European Union's 28 national leaders meet in Brussels on Thursday to haggle over how ambitious their climate goals should be and who should navigate the bloc in coming years....
00:34, 2019-06-20

Trump: I may tackle homelessness because leaders 'can't be looking at that' Highlighting San Francisco and Los Angeles, president calls crisis disgraceful and says it could ‘ruin’ citiesDonald Trump said he might “intercede” to “clean up” homelessness in San Francisco and Los Angeles, noting that world leaders “can’t be looking at that”.In a conversation with the Fox News h...
05:51, 2019-07-02

Leaders pay respects to D-Day soldiers in Portsmouth About 300 D-Day veterans are attending a military event in Portsmouth to honor WWII troops who landed in Normandy 75 years ago. US President Donald Trump, Germany's Angela Merkel and others are also paying respects....
15:17, 2019-06-05

Leaders Mark 75th Anniversary of D-Day President Trump and Emmanuel Macron of France commemorated the 1944 allied invasion of Normandy, at a time when nationalism is testing the trans-Atlantic alliance....
21:51, 2019-06-06

Queen says 'thank you' as world leaders mark D-Day The Queen has paid tribute to the "heroism" of D-Day troops, marking 75 years since the Normandy landings that changed the course of the Second World War....
22:17, 2019-06-05

Border Patrol apprehensions along southern border fall for first time in 2019 After a record-setting run where more Central Americans were entering the U.S., their numbers fell in June, representing a possible summer slowdown.        ...
12:17, 2019-07-10

Peru gives Southern Copper construction permit on delayed copper project Southern Copper Corp said on Tuesday it has received a construction permit for its long-delayed $1.4 billion Tia Maria copper mine project in Peru, but stressed that work would not begin until it gains more support from local residents....
20:51, 2019-07-09

Business Leaders Discuss “State Of Downtown” LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Business Leaders met at the Lexington Opera House on Wednesday night for the first “State of Downtown” event, hosted by the Downtown Lexington Partnership. The event featured a panel of local experts, who gave their outlook for downtown and answered audien...
07:17, 2019-06-20

U.S. Sanctions Iraqi Militia Leaders, Former Governors The U.S. Treasury Department sanctioned two Iraqi militia leaders and two former Iraqi governors in separate cases for alleged human-rights abuses and corruption....
23:34, 2019-07-18

Official: Car bomb explodes near LNA leaders, 4 killed An Interior Ministry official with Libya’s east-based government says a bomb-laden vehicle exploded near a group of leaders of the aligned Libya National Army, killing four people and wounding 33 others...
16:51, 2019-07-11

EU leaders seek to break stalemate on top jobs The divided European Union's 28 national leaders were to spend a third consecutive day on Tuesday arm-wrestling over who should hold the bloc's most prominent jobs until nearly 2025....
01:51, 2019-07-02