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Ghana forces rescue two kidnapped Canadian women: statement

Ghana forces have rescued two Canadian women who were kidnapped last week outside their hostel in Ghana's second city of Kumasi, the Ghanaian government said in a statement on Wednesday....

Ghana forces rescue two kidnapped Canadian women: statement

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2 Canadian women kidnapped at gunpoint in Ghana: reports Two Canadian women, ages 19 and 20, who were volunteering at a charity in Ghana were kidnapped at gunpoint Tuesday evening outside their apartment, reports say....
2019-06-07 00:30

Kidnapped Canadian women rescued by police in Ghana Two Canadian women who were abducted one week ago by gunmen outside a popular nightspot in Ghana have been rescued, the country's minister of information said on Wednesday....
2019-06-12 18:30

Two Canadian women abducted in Ghana rescued by security forces Eight people arrested in connection with kidnapping of Lauren Tilley and Bailey Chitty, authorities saySecurity forces have rescued two Canadian women who were abducted in Ghana earlier this month and arrested eight people in connection with their ki...
2019-06-13 04:15

| Ghana security forces free two kidnapped Canadians Two young Canadian women freed from their kidnap ordeal by Ghanaian security forces were unharmed, the government says, after the development volunteers were snatched at a golf club in the city of Kumasi last week....
2019-06-13 08:45

2 Canadian women abducted in Ghana have been rescued ACCRA, Ghana (AP) — Authorities say two Canadian women who were abducted earlier this month in Ghana have been rescued. Ghana’s information ministry says the rescue operation was completed early Wednesday in the south-central Ashanti region. No...
2019-06-12 11:30

2 Canadian women rescued from kidnappers in Ghana, officials say The two women were rescued early Wednesday in the south-central Ashanti region, Ghanaian government officials said. They did not provide any additional details....
2019-06-12 13:45

Canada says citizens have been kidnapped in Ghana Canada's foreign ministry on Thursday said that Canadian citizens had been kidnapped in Ghana and that it was working closely with local authorities....
2019-06-06 17:15

2 Canadians kidnapped in West African nation of Ghana ACCRA, Ghana (AP) — Authorities in Ghana say two Canadians on an exchange program have been abducted. Police and local media say the two were attending Kumasi Technical University in the West African country’s second-largest city. Guillaume Ber...
2019-06-06 14:15

Two Canadian volunteers missing in rare kidnapping in Ghana The women were abducted in Kumasi, and security sources have suggested it was a kidnapping for ransomTwo Canadian women who were volunteering with an international development organisation have been abducted in Ghana, a rare attack in a country seen ...
2019-06-06 19:45

A note left in a Domino's Pizza box led to rescue of a kidnapped woman, police say A woman who was allegedly bound, gagged and beaten was rescued after leaving a note asking for help at a Domino's Pizza in Anthony, Texas.        ...
2019-07-25 02:15

Canadian Forces expected to send Hercules transport plane to Uganda for peacekeeping The CC-130 Hercules was one of three signature promises Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made to the United Nations when Canada hosted a major peacekeeping summit in November 2017....
2019-08-15 07:30

Canadian government agrees to pay a nearly $1 billion settlement for claims of sexual misconduct in the armed forces The Canadian government has agreed to pay a nearly $1 billion settlement to members of the Armed Forces and Department of National Defense who allege widespread sexual misconduct....
2019-07-19 15:45

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 arrest...
2019-06-21 09:45

How the wave of U.S. restrictions will affect Canadian women sent there for abortions Exclusive data obtained by Global News shows that provinces are sending dozens of women to the U.S. for abortions. Experts say this points to deeper problems with access in Canada....
2019-05-28 17:15

Meghan guest edits British Vogue, features 'Forces for Change' women Meghan, wife of Britain's Prince Harry, has chosen to feature 15 women she considers "Forces for change" on the cover of the September issue of British Vogue that she guest edited, Buckingham Palace......
2019-07-31 18:45

Canadian volunteers scour river for missing Indigenous women Drag the Red searches for human remains in the Red River as a report recently concluded Indigenous women face a ‘genocide’As a government inquiry compiled its landmark report on the epidemic of violence against Canada’s Indigenous women, Bernadette S...
2019-06-09 14:30

Canadian inquiry calls deaths of indigenous women 'genocide' The deaths in Canada of more than a thousand aboriginal women and girls in recent decades was a national genocide, a government inquiry into murdered and missing indigenous women concluded in a report on Monday....
2019-06-03 20:30

Young Canadian golfers from Quebec, B.C. looking to learn at U.S. Women’s Open “I think, overall, it's going to be a really cool experience playing alongside everyone and seeing how my game stacks up to everyone else," B.C. golfer Megan Osland said....
2019-05-30 22:30

Lack of access is forcing Canadian women to the U.S. for abortions. That’s ’cause for concern’: minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor is not ruling out whether U.S. restrictions will come up in a meeting on Thursday between the prime minister and the U.S. vice-president....
2019-05-29 19:30

Canadian broadcaster says she received death threats over US women's soccer criticism A Canadian sports broadcaster said she received death threats over her criticism of the U.S. women’s national soccer team following the Americans’ blowout win over Thailand....
2019-06-12 21:15

| Leaked report calls indigenous women's deaths a 'Canadian genocide' A public inquiry report leaked to Canada's public broadcaster called the disappearances and slayings of possibly thousands of indigenous women over recent decades a "Canadian genocide."...
2019-06-01 16:15

Decades of missing Indigenous women a 'Canadian genocide' – leaked report Government’s inquiry into disappeared women and girls to be published MondayThree decades of missing and murdered Indigenous women amounts to a “Canadian genocide”, a leaked landmark government report has concluded.The document, titled Reclaiming Pow...
2019-06-01 08:45

Canadian government inquiry: Indigenous women have been victims of ‘race-based genocide’ The commission has drawn criticism for high staff turnover and an alleged lack of transparency. Critics say the process won’t bring justice because the commission wasn’t granted the authority to compel police to reopen cold cases....
2019-06-03 18:30

Thousands of killed or missing Indigenous women and girls are victims of a 'Canadian genocide,' report says The thousands of Indigenous women and girls who have been killed or have vanished in Canada in the past decades are victims of a "Canadian genocide," a report obtained by CNN partner CBC says....
2019-06-03 13:30

TIFF 2019 lineup includes 26 Canadian feature films, 50 per cent directed by women Alanis Obomsawin's documentary 'Jordan River Anderson, The Messenger' and Ellen Page's 'There's Something in the Water' are among the titles at TIFF 2019....
2019-08-01 02:00

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...
2019-06-11 09:15

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 ...
2019-05-22 07:15

UPDATE 1-Devon Energy to sell Canadian assets to Canadian Natural Resources for $2.8 bln U.S. oil and gas producer Devon Energy Corp said on Wednesday it would sell its Canadian assets to Canadian Natural Resources Ltd for C$3.8 billion ($2.81 billion) in cash as part of an ongoing effort to become a pure-play oil producer....
2019-05-29 13:00

Canadian Utilities agrees to sell Canadian power business for $835 million Canadian Utilities Ltd said on Monday it has agreed to sell its entire Canadian fossil fuel-based electricity generation portfolio for about $835 million, ending a strategic process for the assets that the company began last year....
2019-05-27 17:45

Cameroon and Ghana cancel each other out "Cameroon and Ghana, two of the most successful teams in Africa Cup of Nations history with nine titles between them, cancelled each other out in a forgettable 0-0 draw in their Group F match on Saturday."...
2019-06-30 00:45

Ghana's 'Year of Return' gathers momentum In the year that marks 400 years since the first enslaved Africans were forcibly taken abroad, Ghana – one of their key departure hubs on the continent – is calling their descendants home to visit, live and invest....
2019-07-09 11:15

| Cameroon opposition leader kidnapped again The chairperson of Cameroon's main opposition party, Ni John Fru Ndi, has been kidnapped again in the English speaking Northwest Region, two months after an initial abduction, his party says....
2019-06-29 23:30

This floating village in Ghana is an oasis of ancient traditions With stilt structures over water and houses built from branches of raffia palm, Nzulezo in Jomoro district of western Ghana could pass for a less elaborate version of Venice in Italy....
2019-05-28 02:15

| Europe's ties with Africa must change - Ghana president Africa must change its relationship with Europe if it wants to become self-reliant and exploit rich resources that could transform the continent, Ghana's president said....
2019-07-12 20:15

Cameroon 0-0 Ghana: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 – as it happened There were no goals exchanged as Cameroon and Ghana maintained their unbeaten records in the Africa Cup of Nations 7.51pm BST Cameroon probably just edged it but, in truth, it was not a very good game at all. Thanks for joining me. 7.47pm BST 90 min...
2019-06-29 21:45

Pelosi says ‘humbled’ by Ghana visit to gateway to slavery ACCRA, Ghana (AP) — U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says a congressional delegation to Ghana was “humbled” by a visit to the gateway where many Africans were shipped to America as slaves. Pelosi’s address to Ghanaian lawmakers on We...
2019-08-01 01:30

The Kidnapped Yazidi Children Who Don't Want To Be Rescued From ISIS Accounts of the wrenching scene, given by both Rasho and the girls, point to a new challenge confronting members of the Yazidi community as they try to trace nearly 3,000 Yazidis who remain......
2019-06-15 02:00

Turkish workers kidnapped at gunpoint in Nigeria bar Four Turkish construction workers were seized by gunmen in a bar as they relaxed over drinks in a remote village in Nigeria's middle belt, authorities told CNN....
2019-07-24 03:45

Journalist killed in southern Mexico, another kidnapped A newspaper in the Mexican state of Tabasco says one of its reporters has been shot dead, the latest in a string of journalist killings in one of the world’s deadliest countries for the profession...
2019-06-13 01:15

Homeless man who kidnapped good Samaritan gets 18 years GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — A homeless man who pleaded guilty to kidnapping and assaulting a good Samaritan in Mississippi has been sentenced to 18 years in prison. News outlets report a judge sentenced 47-year-old Ernest Eugene Leffew on Tuesday. Harriso...
2019-06-13 04:15

| South African kidnapped in DR Congo - army A South African and a Zimbabwean working for Canadian gold mining firm Banro have been kidnapped in DR Congo's restive east, an army spokesperson says....
2019-08-01 01:45

'She went back with me': Ilhan Omar posts photos with Pelosi in Ghana Congresswoman mocks ‘send her back’ comments with Instagram post of trip to Ghana with House speakerThe congresswoman Ilhan Omar took a swipe at Donald Trump on Thursday, posting a photo on Instagram of herself and Nancy Pelosi in Ghana with the capt...
2019-08-02 04:45

Cameroon to face Nigeria in Afcon last 16 as Ghana and Benin also progress • Cameroon 0-0 Benin; Ghana 2-0 Guinea-Bissau • Mali top Group E, South Africa qualify for last 16Cameroon, the holders, will face the three-time Africa Cup of Nations winners Nigeria in the last 16 of the 2019 edition after they were held to a 0-0 d...
2019-07-03 03:15

| Holders Cameroon to face Nigeria as Ghana pinch top spot Defending AFCON champions Cameroon will meet Nigeria in a clash of continental giants in the last 16 after a draw with Benin allowed Ghana to finish top of Group F....
2019-07-02 21:30

In Ghana, Free High School Brings Opportunity and Grumbling The tumultuous rollout of a new government program to provide tuition-free high school for all has left students going to school in shifts, and parents paying for tutors....
2019-06-15 11:15

Ghana president convinces Asamoah Gyan to come out of 24-hour retirement Gyan: ‘A presidential request cannot be disregarded’President urged Gyan ‘in the national interest’ to make U-turnAsamoah Gyan has made a rapid U-turn on his decision to retire from Ghana duty and will now play at the Africa Cup of Nations after bein...
2019-05-22 21:45

| Mother of Nigeria ex-national football coach kidnapped Gunmen have abducted the mother of former Nigerian football national team coach Ogere Siasia, relatives said, in the latest kidnapping targeting a sports star....
2019-07-15 23:30

In This Existential Thriller, a Heroine Has to Save Her Kidnapped Daughter “The Chain,” by Adrian McKinty, imagines a crime syndicate operating a string of abductions like a chain letter, with each set of victims responsible for taking the next hostage....
2019-07-09 21:45

Turkish sailors kidnapped by pirates off Nigeria's coast Ten Turkish sailors were abducted from their ship by armed men off the coast of Nigeria on Monday, the co-partner of the shipping company, Ahmet Paksoy, told CNN on Tuesday....
2019-07-17 03:30

Five Indian Sailors Kidnapped In Nigeria Released, Say Officials Five Indian sailors, who were kidnapped from a ship in Nigeria, have been released. Sudeep Chaudhary, Ankit Hooda, Chirag Yadav, Avinash Reddy, and Moogu Ravi, had been kidnapped from a vessel -- MT......
2019-06-29 17:30

Africa Cup of Nations: Cameroon and Ghana play out dour Group F stalemate Mauritania 0-0 AngolaCameroon 0-0 GhanaCameroon and Ghana, two of the most successful teams in Africa Cup of Nations history with nine titles between them, cancelled each other out in a forgettable 0-0 draw on a day of three stalemates. Ghana nearly ...
2019-06-30 00:45

Ghana's floating village is trying to balance its ancient traditions in a modern world With stilt structures over water and houses built from branches of raffia palm, Nzulezo in Jomoro district of western Ghana could pass for a less elaborate version of Venice in Italy....
2019-05-24 12:45

Illegal fishing by foreign trawlers costs Ghana $50m a year, researchers say Destructive industrial fishing practices condemned as ‘corporate, organised crime’ Illegal fishing by foreign trawlers is decimating Ghana’s fish populations and costing the country’s economy tens of millions of dollars a year, according to researche...
2019-06-17 16:45

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Ghana top group, Cameroon to face Nigeria Ghana held their nerve to beat Guinnea-Bissau to top Group F. But there was disappointment for holders Cameroon, who were held by draw-specialists Benin and now face a difficult last 16 clash against Nigeria....
2019-07-02 23:15

Ivory Coast and Ghana team up for greater share of chocolate wealth Kouakou Kinimo is a pretty typical Ivory Coast cocoa farmer. He works a small holding. At 52, he's roughly the mean age for a West African grower. And, like many farmers, he doesn't want any of his six children to follow in his footsteps....
2019-06-28 10:30

‘She Went Back With Me.’ Ilhan Omar Trolls Trump by Posing With Pelosi in Ghana Congresswoman Ilhan Omar responded Thursday to “send her back” chants that erupted at one of President Donald Trump’s rallies by posting a photo of herself and Speaker Nancy Pelosi on a visit to Africa. “They said ‘send ...
2019-08-02 10:45

'FaceApp AI' technology helps reunite man kidnapped as a baby with his family A MAN kidnapped as a toddler has been reunited with his parents almost two decades later after cops used FaceApp-style AI technology to show what he might look like now and found him....
2019-07-19 18:30

New York contractor says gun-toting restaurateur kidnapped him over unfinished renovations An off-the-books contractor in New York City has claimed that the owner of a Brooklyn restaurant kidnapped him at gunpoint last week and forced him to remain in the restaurant owner's house for two nights....
2019-05-23 02:45

Crime Trackers: Woman claims she was attacked and her disabled son was nearly kidnapped TUCSON – A woman claims she was assaulted, and her disabled son was nearly kidnapped from their home. It happened June 12 on 44th Street West of South Sixth Avenue. Mercedes Ortega told News 4 Tucson two women came to her house harassed her son...
2019-06-22 15:45

House where Jayme Closs was kidnapped, parents murdered is torn down BARRON, Wis. — The house where Jayme Closs was kidnapped and her parents were fatally shot has been torn down in northwestern Wisconsin. The bank that owns the house near Barron had it demolished Tuesday after consulting with relatives about the prop...
2019-08-07 16:00

3-Year-old Sleeping Near Mother Kidnapped, Raped, Beheaded In Jamshedpur In a chilling crime that has left Jharkhand's Jamshedpur in shock, a three-year-old girl was beheaded after she was allegedly gang-raped by two men who had kidnapped her from a railway platform....
2019-08-01 07:30

5 Indian Sailors Kidnapped By Pirates In Nigeria To Return Today Five Indian sailors who were kidnapped from a ship in Nigeria earlier this year, will return to Mumbai today following their release, Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said on Sunday....
2019-07-01 07:15

Desperate search for man who was kidnapped from east London street a month ago The family of a man who disappeared after being kidnapped off the street in east London more than a month ago today issued a heartfelt plea for his safe return....
2019-05-22 01:15

Couple Kidnapped In Jammu And Kashmir's Anantnag Shot And Injured A couple, abducted by unidentified gunmen from Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district on Thursday, were shot and injured before being released on Friday, police said....
2019-06-22 05:30

He kidnapped his stepdaughter, held her captive for 18 years, and fathered 9 kids A federal jury has convicted a 64-year-old man accused of kidnapping his stepdaughter, holding her captive, and fathering her nine children.        ...
2019-06-13 21:45

Woman tells Wendy’s drive-thru clerk she was kidnapped: cops A woman in a car told a North Carolina fast-food drive-thru cashier early Friday that she had been abducted and now cops are trying to find her. Employees at a Wendy’s near Charlotte Douglas International Airport told police that a passenger in a for...
2019-07-06 04:30

DNA results confirm kidnapped Romanian teenage girl is dead, family says DNA results have confirmed that a kidnapped 15-year-old Romanian girl was dead, her uncle said on social media late on Friday, in a case that has stoked public outrage and revealed deep flaws in the European Union member state's public safety system....
2019-08-03 03:15

$840,000 Bitcoin ransom plot foiled, kidnapped crypto traders rescued Police in India have rescued three people, including two cryptocurrency traders, that were held to ransom for two weeks to the sum of 80 Bitcoin ($840,000). At 2.30am on Sunday, a man with a pistol was spotted outside Shankara Residency in Bhankrota....
2019-07-15 17:30

She was kidnapped by her stepfather as a child in Oklahoma, held captive 19 years. Then she escaped. _____ An Oklahoma man kidnapped his stepdaughter as a child, repeatedly raped and abused her, fathered her nine children and threatened her with violence during the almost 20 years he held her captive, authorities said. Henri Michelle Piette, 63, was...
2019-06-15 22:30

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Late Zaha goal sends Ivory Coast through, Ghana out Wilfried Zaha scored a later winner as the Ivory Coast beat Mali to reach the quarterfinals, where they will face Tunisia. The Tunisians conceded a stoppage time equalizer by Ghana but recovered to win on penalties....
2019-07-09 04:15

Africa Cup of Nations: Ivory Coast punish Mali, Tunisia edge past Ghana • Wilfried Zaha clinches quarter-final spot against run of play• Tunisia to face Madagascar after shootout winWilfried Zaha secured a 1-0 win over Mali for Ivory Coast with a late goal in their Africa Cup of Nations last-16 clash in Suez while Tunisi...
2019-07-09 06:15

The Story of Jayme Closs' Escape From the Man Who Kidnapped Her and Killed Her Parents Remains Incredible Jayme Closs' story sounds like a nightmare that, against all odds, concluded with the miraculous. Answering the prayers of her family and an entire city that was hoping she would come......
2019-05-25 04:30

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Ivory Coast, Ghana add 'living income' cocoa premium to fight poverty Top global cocoa producers Ivory Coast and Ghana have imposed a fixed "living income differential" of $400 a tonne on all cocoa contracts sold by either country for the 2020/21 season, an official letter seen by Reuters shows....
2019-07-11 12:30

Authorities find car in Surprise linked to Idaho AMBER Alert involving kidnapped teen (KPNX)– Authorities are looking for 17-year-old Sandra Rios-Chavez, who was kidnapped by 18-year-old Miguel Rodriguez-Perez in Jerome County, Idaho on Sunday from the parking lot of the Wendy’s where she works, police say. Authorities say...
2019-05-21 15:45

Family of kidnapped journalist Austin Tice fights to keep case alive 7 years after kidnapping: ‘This is a viable mission’ Marc and Debra Tice insist their journalist son, Austin Tice, is still alive after going missing in Syria. But nearly seven years since Tice was kidnapped, Tice’s mother says “one of the hardest nails to hit” is keeping his case in the news – and on ...
2019-07-05 21:00

Trump says "nothing changes" after Mueller statement U.S. President Donald Trump reacted swiftly to a statement by Special Counsel Robert Mueller on his Russia investigation on Wednesday, saying nothing had changed and "the case is closed!"...
2019-05-29 18:45

Text of the FOMC statement Following is the full text of the statement released by the Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market Committee on Wednesday following a two-day meeting:...
2019-07-31 22:15

Statement for Rare Disease Day The vision of the Sustainable Development Goals is a world in which no one is left behind, including people who suffer from rare diseases. Just because a disease affects a small number of people does not make it irrelevant or less important than dise...
2019-05-21 19:30

Annotated: Mueller's second opening statement Robert Mueller released a second opening statement for afternoon testimony on Capitol Hill.The former special counsel finally addressed a counterintelligence probe that ran alongside his two-year-long investigation into potential ties between the Tru...
2019-07-25 02:15

Here's Robert Mueller's Full Opening Statement Robert Mueller’s testimony before Congress on Wednesday opened with Mueller essentially repeating what he’s said—and written—before. Mueller’s overriding message appeared to be: read the report!...
2019-07-24 18:45

No statement from British PM May tonight: UK government source British Prime Minister Theresa May will not make a statement later on Wednesday a government source said, responding to reports she could resign as early as this evening over opposition to her Brexit deal....
2019-05-22 19:45

STATEMENT FROM CBOE CHAIRMAN AND CEO WILLIAM BRODSKY CHICAGO, September 19, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today issued the following statement from CBOE Chairman and CEO William J. Brodsky regarding the SEC emergency order banning short sales: ......
2019-05-23 21:15

TDS Statement Filing Deadline Just Three Days Away, 10 Things To Know Filing the TDS statement after the due date, which is May 31, 2018, will invite a late fee of Rs 200 per day and a penalty of up to Rs 1,00,000, according to the department. For the e-filing of TDS......
2019-05-28 12:45

Rapinoe stands by statement about not going to White House PARIS (AP) — Megan Rapinoe apologized Thursday for using coarse language in saying she would not visit the White House if the United States wins the Women’s World Cup. She otherwise said she stands by her statement about not going, with the exc...
2019-06-27 20:15

Make a Statement With These Pride Graphic Tees We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
2019-06-27 20:15

Statement of Jayme Closs at sentencing for abductor Jayme Closs' statement at Friday's sentencing for Jake Patterson, the 21-year-old man who killed her parents and kidnapped her last October, holding her captive for 88 days before she escaped....
2019-05-25 04:15

US STOCKS-Futures subdued ahead of Fed statement U.S. stock index futures were flat on Wednesday as the mood turned cautious ahead of the Federal Reserve's policy statement, which investors hope could open the door to future interest rate cuts....
2019-06-19 14:15

Rich Energy CEO says company's own statement was "ludicrous" A new statement attributed to Rich Energy CEO William Storey has blasted the company's own communication in a fresh twist to the Haas Formula 1 team's title sponsor saga...
2019-07-12 00:15

Brandi Chastain’s sports bra changed women’s soccer — and women’s history — 20 years ago With the U.S. women’s soccer team in Sunday's World Cup finals, we revisit Chastain's game-winning penalty kick and the exuberant, underwear-exposing celebration that followed....
2019-07-06 05:45

U.S. Needs Cabinet Agency Focused on Women and Girls, Says Former Ambassador for Global Women’s Issues It’s time for President Donald Trump to create a Cabinet-level agency focused on women and girls to help “guarantee that women’s issues don’t get shoved aside,” says a former U.S. Ambassador for Global Women’s Issu...
2019-05-30 18:15

International Women's Day: Empowering more women decision-makers ‘essential’, says Guterres Under the theme “Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovate for Change”, the United Nations hosted its flagship event celebrating International Women’s Day on Friday to recognize unsung women from across the world, and encourage innovation to transform lives...
2019-05-21 19:30

This Is the Most Anticipated Women’s World Cup Ever. But Corruption and Abuse Still Block Women From Soccer The biggest women’s sports tournament of 2019 will begin in Paris on Friday. The top 24 teams in the world will be descending on France to compete for the title of World Champions at the FIFA Women’s World Cup. The next six weeks will be ...
2019-06-06 03:00

WHO emergency committee to meet on Ebola on Friday: statement The World Health Organization will convene its emergency committee on Friday June 14 to decide whether the Ebola outbreak constitutes an international emergency, the U.N. agency said in a statement....
2019-06-12 20:15

The Latest: Puerto Rico governor preparing statement The spokesman for Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló says the politician is preparing a message to the people of Puerto Rico and will address them directly Wednesday night...
2019-07-25 02:15

Special Weather Statement issued May 26 at 4:41PM EDT by NWS Louisville KY At 440 PM EDT, a strong thunderstorm was located near Nicholasville, moving east at 40 mph. Wind gusts up to 50 mph and pea size hail are possible with this storm. Locations impacted include… Lexington, Winchester, Veterans Park, Harris Ferry, ...
2019-05-26 22:45

Special Weather Statement issued May 29 at 10:40AM EDT by NWS Louisville KY At 1039 AM EDT, radar indicated strong thunderstorms were located along a line extending from Frankfort to near Taylorsville. Movement was east at 35 mph. Winds in excess of 40 mph are possible with these storms. Locations impacted include… Lex...
2019-05-29 16:45

Mueller To Make 1st Public Statement On Russia Investigation WASHINGTON (AP) – Special counsel Robert Mueller is set to make his first public statement on the Russia investigation Wednesday, the Justice Department said. Mueller will speak at the Justice Department at 11 a.m. and won’t take any ques...
2019-05-29 16:45

Mueller to make 1st public statement on Russia probe WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller will make his first public statement on the results of his nearly two-year long Russia investigation on Wednesday. That’s according to the Justice Department, which said he would speak at 11 a.m....
2019-05-29 16:45

The Latest: Trump tweets his response to Mueller’s statement WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on special counsel Robert Mueller and the Russia investigation (all times local): 11:45 a.m. President Donald Trump is declaring “The case is closed!” following special counsel Robert Mueller’s (MUHLR...
2019-05-29 18:30

U.S. Special Counsel Mueller's statement on Russia probe The following is the full text of a statement on Wednesday by U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller on his investigation into Russia interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. "Two years ago, the Acting Attorney General asked me to serve as S...
2019-05-29 18:45

U.S. Navy searching for missing sailor in Arabian Sea: statement The U.S. navy and other ships are conducting search and rescue operations for a missing U.S. sailor in the Arabian Sea, the Bahrain-based U.S. Fifth Fleet said....
2019-07-19 10:15

Lightyear One is a long and expensive solar-powered statement car The Lightyear One is long. Really long. The length and sloping roof make sense, though, once you realize the entire vehicle is powered by the sun. Together, the roof and hood offer a staggering five square meters of integrated solar cells underneath....
2019-07-05 00:30

The Latest: China attacks Pompeo statement on Tiananmen BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square protest (all times local): 11:45 a.m. China has accused U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo of smearing its domestic and foreign policies in a critical statement he issued on t...
2019-06-04 06:30

CBOE Statement on SEC Administrative Proceedings, June 11, 2013 CHICAGO, June 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that Edward T. Tilly, Chief Executive Officer, will participate in the Sandler O'Neill Global Exchange and Brokerage Conference in New York City on Friday, June ...
2019-05-23 04:45

| Chiefs issue public statement after 'unacceptable' season Kaizer Chiefs have issued a official statement promising radical changes to ensure that next season the club can once again compete for trophies on all fronts....
2019-05-25 12:30

Maduro says he 'repudiates' Trump statement on possible Venezuela blockade Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Friday said he rejected U.S. President Donald Trump's statement about a possible blockade of the South American country, adding that its seas would remain "free and independent."...
2019-08-03 03:15

Mississippi rep accused of punching wife issues statement JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi lawmaker accused of recently punching his wife has issued a statement, saying the incident has been misrepresented, although he did not say how so. Authorities say state Rep. Doug McLeod was drunk and bloodied his ...
2019-05-26 00:30

Extremism expert: 'I was shocked by Tönnies' racist statement' The head of Schalke's supervisory board, has come under fire for recent comments regarding Africa. DW spoke with fan culture and extremism researcher Robert Claus about what consequences Clemens Tönnies should face....
2019-08-06 22:15

UAE denies ownership of weapons found in Libya: statement The United Arab Emirates denied ownership of weapons found in Libya, a statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation said on Tuesday....
2019-07-02 22:45

Buttigieg offers most controversial statement yet on campaign trail: Get rid of the DH South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg, who's spoken in favor of workers' rights in his bid for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, raised eyebrows Friday after reportedly championing an economic system that forces some workers to perform ad...
2019-08-16 21:15

After Mueller Statement, More 2020 Democrats Call for Impeachment Previously, only a few candidates had called for beginning impeachment proceedings against President Trump. Now, a majority of the Democratic field has expressed support....
2019-05-29 23:45

AEW's Double Or Nothing Delivered As Both A Mission Statement And A Wrestling Show LAS VEGAS — All Elite Wrestling’s inaugural event on Saturday night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas gave fans a lot to digest, but more importantly it delivered a well-balanced and suitably fulfilling feast. What was supposed to be a taste...
2019-05-28 19:30

CBOE Holdings Statement on Today's Trading Issue CHICAGO, IL, April 25, 2013 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) statement regarding this morning's trading issue: This morning, a system issue delayed the opening of options trading at Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) from 8:30 a.m. until 11:...
2019-05-23 04:45

Special Weather Statement issued May 29 at 1:39PM EDT by NWS Louisville KY At 139 PM EDT/1239 PM CDT/, strong thunderstorms were clustered over Greensburg, moving east at 40 mph. Winds in excess of 40 mph are possible with this storm. Locations impacted include… Liberty, Campbellsville, Greensburg, Absher, South Campb...
2019-05-29 19:45

Special Weather Statement issued May 29 at 1:33PM EDT by NWS Louisville KY At 133 PM EDT, a strong thunderstorm was located 9 miles southeast of Lebanon, moving east at 40 mph. Wind gusts up to 50 mph are possible with this storm. Locations impacted include… Stanford, Hustonville, Bradfordsville, Peytons Store, Boneyv...
2019-05-29 19:45

'We were guided by principles of fairness': Mueller's statement in full Special counsel made his first public comments on the Trump-Russia report since his appointment two years agoLatest in US politics – liveMueller says Trump was not exonerated by his investigationTwo years ago, the acting attorney general asked me to ...
2019-05-30 03:30

Trump will make 'dramatic' statement about border this week U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he will make a "dramatic" statement about the country's southern border with Mexico either later on Thursday or on Friday....
2019-05-30 15:00

Nikkei hovers at 6-week highs after dovish Fed statement Japan's Nikkei rose on Thursday and hovered at six-week highs after the U.S. Federal Reserve signalled it was ready to cut interest rates to support the economy, but gains were gapped by a stronger yen....
2019-06-20 06:00

Special Weather Statement issued May 31 at 10:42PM EDT by NWS Wilmington OH Clear skies, light winds and a moist lower layer of the atmosphere will lead to the development of patchy fog. Locally dense fog will also be possible. If you have travel plans tonight into Saturday morning slow down and give yourself extra time to r...
2019-06-01 05:30

Europe says Iran trade channel operational: statement Britain, France and Germany have a special trade channel up and running with Iran that aims to circumvent U.S. economic sanctions, the EU said in a statement....
2019-06-28 21:00

Wall Street set for subdued open ahead of Fed statement U.S. stock index futures pointed to a flat opening for Wall Street's main indexes on Wednesday, as investors refrained from taking positions ahead of the Federal Reserve's policy statement that is expected to open the door to future interest rate cut...
2019-06-19 15:30

Special Weather Statement issued May 31 at 9:56PM EDT by NWS Louisville KY The combination of rainfall Friday afternoon along with clear skies and light winds overnight will allow patchy to areas of dense fog developing overnight. Visibilities could drop below one fourth of a mile at times in some areas. If you have travel ...
2019-06-01 05:30

U.S. service member killed in Iraq: coalition statement A United States service member advising Iraqi security forces on a mission was killed on Saturday in the northern Nineveh province, the U.S.-led international coalition fighting Islamic State said in a statement....
2019-08-10 19:00

Special Weather Statement issued May 31 at 9:36PM EDT by NWS Jackson KY Patchy to areas of dense fog are possible tonight under clear and calm conditions. This will lead to periods of 1/4 mile visibility or less at times tonight. If you have travel plans tonight into Saturday morning please slow down and give yourself ex...
2019-06-01 05:30

Trump tweets cryptic statement as Mueller hearings end Minutes after former Special Counsel Robert Mueller ended his testimony before the House Intelligence Committee Wednesday afternoon, President Trump took to Twitter to send a cryptic message....
2019-07-24 22:45

Special Weather Statement issued May 29 at 1:14PM EDT by NWS Charleston WV At 113 PM EDT, a strong thunderstorm was located near Blaine, moving east at 20 mph. Winds in excess of 40 mph are possible with this storm. Locations impacted include… Huntington, Louisa, Wayne, Blaine, Beech Fork State Park, Yatesville Lake S...
2019-05-29 19:45

Donald Trump claims 'harassment' after Mueller statement US President Trump has lashed out at special counsel Robert Mueller one day after Mueller clarified why he did not charge Trump with a crime. Trump also refuted his own statement that Russia helped him get elected....
2019-05-30 18:45

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....
2019-07-01 18:15

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....
2019-07-02 09:45

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 morn...
2019-07-15 01:15

Mediterranean gets new NGO migrant rescue ship Humanitarian group SOS Mediterranee says it has relaunched migrant rescues off Libya, seven months after it was forced to abandon its activities. The new mission comes after a standoff between Italy and Sea-Watch 3....
2019-07-21 15:15

Vogue 25 Women: The Duchess of Sussex and Phoebe Waller-Bridge make it onto the list of 25 women shaping 2019 Vogue has put together their annual list of the 25 most influential women working in Britain, with this year's featuring Naomi Campbell, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, and the Duchess of Sussex....
2019-06-07 17:45

From Jackie Aina to the CROWN Coalition, Black Women Lead Glamour’s List of Women Changing the Beauty Industry It’s our turn. That’s the message Glamour magazine is giving black women, with the release of its “Women of the Year All Year” list honoring the biggest influencers in beauty. Of the 12 women the magazine profiled for 2019, eight are black, indicatin...
2019-08-17 07:15

Special Weather Statement issued June 5 at 9:20PM EDT by NWS Jackson KY At 920 PM EDT, a strong thunderstorm was located over Ratlitt, or near Frenchburg, moving east at 25 mph. Winds in excess of 30 mph and penny size hail are possible with this storm. Locations impacted include… Frenchburg, Zag, Blairs Mills, Yal...
2019-06-06 03:45

Special Weather Statement issued June 5 at 9:13PM EDT by NWS Charleston WV At 913 PM EDT, a strong thunderstorm was located near Head of Grassy, or 11 miles northwest of Olive Hill, moving east at 30 mph. Wind gusts of 50 to 55 mph and half inch hail are possible with this storm. Locations impacted include… Grayson, O...
2019-06-06 03:45

British Airways suspends flights to Cairo for seven days -statement British Airways suspended flights to Cairo for seven days starting Saturday as a precaution to allow for an assessment of security there, the airline said in a statement....
2019-07-21 01:45

Special Weather Statement issued June 5 at 9:10PM EDT by NWS Jackson KY At 910 PM EDT, radar indicated strong thunderstorms were located along a line extending from Wyoming to Reynoldsville to near Stoops. Movement was east at 20 mph. Winds in excess of 40 mph are possible with these storms. Locations impacted include...
2019-06-06 03:45

Iraqi PM discusses oil price stability with Saudi king: statement Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi and Saudi Arabia's King Salman discussed coordination over stabilizing oil prices in a phone call on Monday, Abdul Mahdi's office said....
2019-07-01 16:45

Special Weather Statement issued June 5 at 7:32PM EDT by NWS Jackson KY At 732 PM EDT, a strong thunderstorm was located over Brandy, or near Morehead, moving east at 30 mph. Winds in excess of 40 mph and penny size hail are possible with this storm. Locations impacted include… Morehead, Sandy Hook, Wagner, Blairs ...
2019-06-06 02:00

Libya's Mitiga airport halts air traffic after air strike: statement The Libyan capital Tripoli's Mitiga airport halted air traffic on Monday after the facility was attacked in an air strike, according to a post on the airport authority's Facebook page....
2019-07-22 22:45

Special Weather Statement issued June 23 at 6:21PM EDT by NWS Louisville KY At 621 PM EDT, radar indicated strong thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 6 miles northeast of Versailles to near Dunbar High School to near Lancaster to 9 miles northeast of Liberty. Movement was east at 35 mph. Winds in excess of...
2019-06-24 00:30

Neymar, sponsors suspend some ad campaigns after rape allegation: statement Brazilian soccer star Neymar's agents said on Friday that he and some of his sponsors had agreed to suspend some advertising campaigns following an allegation that he raped a woman in Paris last month....
2019-06-08 00:15

Culture minister to make statement on 5G review on Monday: UK PM spokesman British culture minister Jeremy Wright is due to make a statement on a review of next generation 5G telecommunications networks on Monday, Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman said, adding it would depend on the parliamentary timetable....
2019-07-22 15:30

Trump Tweets, and Then Retracts, Statement That Russia Helped Him Get Elected Amid criticism of the special counsel’s investigation, President Trump offered an extraordinary admission: that the rival country helped him win the presidency in 2016....
2019-05-30 22:15

Special Weather Statement issued June 22 at 12:27AM EDT by NWS Jackson KY At 1227 AM EDT, radar indicated strong thunderstorms were located along a line extending from Big Laurel to Louellen to near Pennington Gap. Movement was east at 40 mph. Winds in excess of 40 mph and pea size hail are possible with these storms. Loca...
2019-06-22 06:45

Special Weather Statement issued June 21 at 11:35PM EDT by NWS Louisville KY Winds behind a departing area of storms will gust into the 30 to 40 mph range, with a few isolated higher gusts possible, tonight. Watch out for falling limbs and possibly even shallow rooted trees that are in saturated ground or that were weakened b...
2019-06-22 06:45

Magistrate Records Statement In Woman Journalist Assault Case A woman journalist who has lodged a police complaint against BJD MP Anubhav Mohanty for allegedly harassing and assaulting her on Tuesday recorded her statements before a magistrate....
2019-07-17 04:45

More Democratic candidates call for Trump's impeachment after Mueller statement Booker, Warren, Harris, Castro, Moulton and O’Rourke speak out‘Beginning impeachment proceedings is the only path forward’There were fresh calls on Wednesday from Democratic presidential candidates for Donald Trump’s impeachment after Robert Mueller’...
2019-05-30 17:30

Special Weather Statement issued June 5 at 7:41PM EDT by NWS Louisville KY At 741 PM EDT, a strong thunderstorm was located 7 miles northeast of New Castle, moving southeast at 15 mph. Wind gusts up to 50 mph and nickel size hail are possible with this storm. Locations impacted include… Port Royal, Drennon Springs, La...
2019-06-06 02:00

Special Weather Statement issued June 23 at 6:04PM EDT by NWS Wilmington OH At 603 PM EDT, radar indicated strong thunderstorms from near Owenton to Georgetown, moving east at 40 mph. STORM HAZARDS INCLUDE… Winds to 50 mph… Very heavy rain… Locations impacted include… Alexandria, Williamstown, Walton,...
2019-06-24 00:30

Special Weather Statement issued June 23 at 6:01PM EDT by NWS Louisville KY At 600 PM EDT, radar indicated strong thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near Owenton to 13 miles northwest of Georgetown to near Frankfort. Movement was east at 40 mph. Winds in excess of 40 mph are possible with these storms. Lo...
2019-06-24 00:30

Citgo Petroleum in talks with Aruba on refinery contract -statement Citgo Petroleum Corp said on Tuesday it is holding talks with the government of Aruba on its oil refinery operating contract, a day after Aruba disclosed it would form a committee to decide the fate of the plant....
2019-05-29 01:15

Special Weather Statement issued June 2 at 1:02PM EDT by NWS Charleston WV At 102 PM EDT, a strong thunderstorm was located 7 miles southwest of Letitia, or 14 miles north of Carter Caves State Park, moving southeast at 20 mph. Wind gusts of 50 to 55 mph and nickel size hail are possible with this storm. Locations impacted ...
2019-06-02 19:15

Special Weather Statement issued June 1 at 7:57AM EDT by NWS Wilmington OH Under clear skies and light winds, patchy fog has formed across the area. While the fog should be most prevalent in river valleys, and patchy in most other locations, a few areas of dense fog will be possible. If you have travel plans this morning, s...
2019-06-01 15:45

Sudanese opposition says it is suspending civil disobedience and strike: statement Sudan's protest and opposition alliance said it is suspending a campaign of civil disobedience and a general strike from Wednesday until further notice....
2019-06-11 20:30

OIC notes with concern growing Islamophobia in many parts of the world: statement The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) summit in Mecca said on Saturday that it noted with concern growing Islamophobia in many parts of the world, according to the summit's final statement....
2019-06-01 10:45

Syria rejects Arab summit statement on Iran intervention Syria is rejecting the final statement of the Arab emergency summit held in Saudi Arabia, which criticizes what it calls Iranian intervention into Syrian affairs....
2019-05-31 17:30

Special Weather Statement issued June 1 at 2:33AM EDT by NWS Wilmington OH With clear skies and light winds, fog has begun to develop across the area. While the fog should be most prevalent in river valleys, and patchy in other locations, a few areas of dense fog will be possible. If you have travel plans this morning, slow...
2019-06-01 09:30

Special Weather Statement issued June 1 at 3:13AM EDT by NWS Louisville KY Fog has developed across portions of the region this morning, particularly in river valleys. Visibilities in this fog have occasionally dropped to a quarter mile or less. If you have travel plans this morning, allow yourself extra time to get to your...
2019-06-01 09:30

Culture minister to make statement on 5G review on Monday - UK PM spokesman British culture minister Jeremy Wright is due to make a statement on a review of next generation 5G telecommunications networks on Monday, Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman said, adding it would depend on the parliamentary timetable....
2019-07-22 14:15

Special Weather Statement issued June 1 at 2:10AM EDT by NWS Jackson KY Areas of dense fog will reduce visibilities across the area under clear and calm conditions. This will lead to periods of 1/4 mile visibility or less until a couple of hours beyond sunrise as the fog starts to break up around 9 am EDT. If you have tr...
2019-06-01 09:30

Ringside Seat: Anthony Joshua wants to make statement in U.S. debut England's Anthony Joshua comes to the Big Apple looking to defend his three heavyweight world titles and make a splash in his U.S. debut. But he'll be facing Andy Ruiz Jr. and not the opponent most boxing fans want. Here's everything you need to know...
2019-05-31 16:30

Embraer, WEG team up to build electric motor for planes: statement Brazilian electric engineering company WEG SA said on Wednesday it had signed an agreement with Brazil's planemaker Embraer SA to develop new technology for electrical propulsion systems for aircraft....
2019-05-30 11:15

DPS releases statement on deadly shooting in Mexico border state TUCSON – The Arizona Department of Public Safety released a statement Wednesday in reference to the shootout near the Arizona-Mexico border that left 10 people dead Monday. According to Cochise County Sheriff’s Office, the first gunbattle...
2019-06-13 01:45

Special Weather Statement issued June 5 at 4:15PM EDT by NWS Louisville KY At 414 PM EDT, a strong thunderstorm was located near Liberty, moving northeast at 35 mph. Winds in excess of 40 mph and half inch hail are possible with this storm. Locations impacted include… Liberty, Mintonville, Lawhorn Hill, Kings Mountain...
2019-06-05 22:30

Special Weather Statement issued June 23 at 5:55PM EDT by NWS Louisville KY At 555 PM EDT, radar indicated strong thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 8 miles northeast of Springfield to 10 miles west of Danville to 9 miles northwest of Liberty. Movement was east at 40 mph. Winds in excess of 40 mph are pos...
2019-06-24 00:30

Special Weather Statement issued July 1 at 5:51AM EDT by NWS Louisville KY Patchy dense fog over central Kentucky will cause sudden reductions in visibility to one half mile or less. Drivers should use caution and turn on low beam headlights in foggy areas. The post Special Weather Statement issued July 1 at 5:51AM EDT by N...
2019-07-01 12:00

Special Weather Statement issued July 1 at 5:14AM EDT by NWS Jackson KY Areas of dense fog will be seen across eastern Kentucky early this morning. The fog will be particularly dense in low lying areas and near bodies of water. Those traveling this morning should allow extra time to reach their destinations. The fog will...
2019-07-01 11:45

British Airways suspends flights to Cairo for seven days: statement British Airways abruptly suspended flights to Cairo for a week from Saturday over security concerns, giving no details about what had prompted the move....
2019-07-20 23:15

Pompeo highlights importance of democracy in Dominican Republic: statement U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo highlighted the importance of democratic institutions in the Dominican Republic with President Danilo Medina, according to a statement released Thursday, ahead of the Caribbean nation's 2020 election....
2019-07-12 06:30

Special Weather Statement issued June 30 at 9:20PM EDT by NWS Jackson KY At 919 PM EDT, radar indicated strong thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near Noetown to Siler to Bon. Movement was southeast at 25 mph. Frequent cloud to ground lightning, winds in excess of 30 mph, and pea size hail are possible...
2019-07-01 03:45

Kremlin says unaware of Iran statement on breaching uranium curbs The Kremlin said on Monday that Iran had so far faithfully stuck to internationally-agreed curbs on uranium enrichment and that Moscow was unaware of any statement suggesting that Tehran intended to stop doing so....
2019-06-18 04:30

Russia halts UN Security Council statement on Syria's Idlib Russia blocked the U.N. Security Council on Monday from issuing a statement sounding alarm about the increasing fighting in and around Syria's Idlib province and the possibility of a humanitarian disaster, a council diplomat said....
2019-06-04 08:30

China expresses 'strong dissatisfaction' with U.S. statement on Tiananmen anniversary China's embassy in the United States expressed "strong dissatisfaction" on Tuesday towards the United States' remarks on the 30th anniversary of the Chinese government's bloody crackdown on student-led protests in Tiananmen Square....
2019-06-04 07:00

Embraer, WEG team up to build electric motor for planes -statement Brazilian electric engineering company WEG SA said on Wednesday it had signed an agreement with Brazil's planemaker Embraer SA to develop new technology for electrical propulsion systems for aircraft....
2019-05-29 21:00

Opinion: In Tönnies case, Schalke are trampling on their own mission statement Schalke's honorary board has allowed Clemens Tönnies to remain as chairman despite racist remarks about Africans. With the decision, the club are trampling on their own mission statement, says DW's Andreas Sten-Ziemons....
2019-08-07 18:30

Statement of the Sixteenth IHR Emergency Committee Regarding the International Spread of Poliovirus 14 February 2017 – The sixteenth meeting of the Emergency Committee under the International Health Regulations (2005) (IHR) regarding the international spread of poliovirus was convened by the Director General on 7 February 2018 at WHO headquarters w...
2019-05-21 19:30

Special Weather Statement issued June 16 at 8:29PM EDT by NWS Jackson KY At 828 PM EDT, strong thunderstorms were clustered over Elkatawa, or over Jackson, moving northeast at 35 mph. Winds in excess of 40 mph and half inch hail are possible with this storm. Locations impacted include… Jackson, Simpson, Rosefork, Ke...
2019-06-17 02:45

Nikkei ends at fresh 6-week highs after dovish Fed statement Japan's Nikkei ended at a fresh six-week high on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve signalled it was ready to cut interest rates to support the economy, but gains were capped by a stronger yen....
2019-06-20 10:15

U.N. Yemen envoy 'alarmed' by military escalation in Aden: statement The United Nations special envoy for Yemen, Martin Griffiths, expressed concern on Wednesday about a military escalation in the southern port city of Aden, the seat of Yemen's internationally recognized government, and he called for dialogue....
2019-08-07 19:00

Liverpool brush aside Norwich to make an early statement of intent Jürgen Klopp congratulated Daniel Farke before kick off on ending Norwich’s three-year absence from the Premier League and lauded his opponents for being “cheeky as hell” afterwards. There were no niceties on the pitch, only a demonstration of the ch...
2019-08-10 01:00

NBA's custom-shoe trend is about more than making a fashion statement Many NBA players broke out custom shoes last season to express their personalities, and some say wearing cool footwear even helps them play better.       ...
2019-08-07 20:30

Special Weather Statement issued June 16 at 5:18PM EDT by NWS Louisville KY At 518 PM EDT, strong thunderstorms were clustered 9 miles east of Shelbyville, moving east at 35 mph. Winds in excess of 40 mph and pea size hail are possible with this storm. Locations impacted include… Georgetown, Frankfort, Midway, Stamping...
2019-06-16 23:45

Special Weather Statement issued June 15 at 4:23AM EDT by NWS Louisville KY As an area of low pressure moves into the Ohio Valley today, surface winds will increase from the south to southwest. Expect gusts over 30 mph today and this evening. This could affect high- profile vehicles especially on west-to-east-oriented roadwa...
2019-06-15 11:15

Hong Kong leader Lam to meet media at 3 p.m. on Saturday: statement Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam will meet the media at 3 p.m. (0700 GMT) on Saturday, a government statement said, amid reports the government will suspend a proposed bill on extradition to mainland China that sparked protests....
2019-06-15 12:15

Special Weather Statement issued June 19 at 6:05AM EDT by NWS Wilmington OH Areas of dense fog will continue this morning with visibility dropping below 1/4 mile in spots during the peak of the morning commute. Be prepared for rapidly changing visibilities especially in river valleys and other low lying areas. Conditions are...
2019-06-19 12:15

Surging Yankees bash rival Astros for statement victory Aaron Judge’s return from the injured list on Friday has raised the question about just how deep the Yankees’ lineup will be. According to Chad Green, his buddies in the pitching fraternity are going to find out it won’t be much fun to navigate aroun...
2019-06-21 11:30

Theresa May makes statement to MPs about her 'New Brexit Deal' – live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including PMQs and Theresa May’s statement to the Commons about her latest Brexit deal 1.31pm BST Labour’s Yvette Cooper asks if the cabinet has ruled out a long-term customs union...
2019-05-22 14:45

Special Weather Statement issued June 16 at 5:31PM EDT by NWS Wilmington OH At 531 PM EDT, radar indicated a strong thunderstorm 7 miles southwest of Williamstown, moving east at 35 mph. STORM HAZARDS INCLUDE… Winds to 50 mph… Penny size hail… Very heavy rain… Locations impacted include… William...
2019-06-16 23:45

Special Weather Statement issued June 17 at 1:01AM EDT by NWS Jackson KY At 101 AM EDT, a strong thunderstorm was located over Huxley, or 15 miles northwest of Williamsburg, moving northeast at 45 mph. Winds in excess of 30 mph and pea size hail are possible with this storm. Locations impacted include… London, Whitl...
2019-06-17 07:15

Apple issues statement on ‘locking’ third-party battery replacements It’s no secret that Apple has historically made it extremely challenging for iPhone owners to open up their devices and replace components, a stance which certainly explains the company’s affinity for pentalobe screws. From Apple’s ...
2019-08-15 01:15

Special Weather Statement issued June 16 at 8:32PM EDT by NWS Jackson KY At 831 PM EDT, strong thunderstorms were clustered over Lerose, or near Booneville, moving northeast at 20 mph. Winds in excess of 40 mph and half inch hail are possible with this storm. Locations impacted include… Booneville, Canyon Falls, Fil...
2019-06-17 02:45

EU's Juncker cuts holiday short for urgent surgery: statement The outgoing head of the European Union's executive, Jean-Claude Juncker of the European Commission, has cut short a holiday to undergo urgent surgery, his press team said in a statement on Saturday....
2019-08-18 03:30

New law allows firefighters to rescue pets trapped in hot cars Freaked out pets trapped in boiling hot cars may now be rescued by firefighters and other first responders, thanks to a new state law approved Wednesday. Police and peace officers are already able to save confined critters during extreme weather, esp...
2019-08-01 02:01

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....
2019-05-21 15:15

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....
2019-06-12 04:30

Rescue Shih-Tzu is the star of one-dog play in Brooklyn Give him a big round of ap-paws. A rescue-pup-turned-thespian named Boscoe ­Barles starred in a one-dog show in Brooklyn Saturday — bow-wowing the sold-out audience with his fetching performance. “He’s the Emma Stone of dog actors … He’s a natu...
2019-08-12 07:30

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 s...
2019-05-22 18:45

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 confl...
2019-06-09 14:30

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 shor...
2019-06-05 22:30

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....
2019-07-09 11:45

AZ animal rescue is trying to rebuild after 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 ju...
2019-06-05 20:30

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....
2019-07-15 02:30

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....
2019-06-14 14:30

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....
2019-07-15 18:30

| 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....
2019-07-03 18:15

Russia Probe Head Robert Mueller To Make First Public Statement Long-silent Special Counsel Robert Mueller will deliver his first public statement on the Russia meddling investigation on Wednesday, as he faces pressure to testify in Congress on his explosive......
2019-05-29 16:45

Yankees face stiff Astros test after statement sweep of Rays After acing their test against the Rays to build their lead in the AL East to a season-high 3½ games, the Yankees will now face an even stiffer challenge with the Astros coming to town for a four-game series starting Thursday. Behind a terrific outin...
2019-06-20 02:30

Mueller’s statement increases pressure on Pelosi to begin Trump impeachment Democrats said Wednesday that special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s statement that if he had confidence that President Trump did not commit a crime, he would say so, puts the onus on Congress to act......
2019-05-29 20:15

Kashmir Lockdown "Draconian", Says Editors Guild Of India: Full Statement The Editors Guild of India on Saturday issued a statement expressing its concerns of the government's shutdown of communications in Jammu and Kashmir....
2019-08-10 15:30

Editors Guild Statement On Finance Ministry Blocking Access for Reporters The Editors Guild Of India today issued a statement on restriction of access to the journalists by the finance ministry in North Block of the Central Secretariat in Delhi....
2019-07-10 16:30

Read Mueller opening statement: Russian interference among 'most serious' challenges to democracy Mueller is expected to testify on Capitol Hill for hours about his investigation into Russian interference, possible coordination by members of President Donald Trump's campaign, and possible obstruction of justice by Trump himself....
2019-07-24 15:30

Pentagon in talks with industry on United Technologies and Raytheon merger: statement Pentagon leadership is engaging with industry leadership to understand the implications of the United Technologies Corp merger with Raytheon Co, a Pentagon official said on Monday....
2019-06-10 21:30

UPDATE 1-Neymar, sponsors suspend some ad campaigns after rape allegation -statement Brazilian soccer star Neymar's agents said on Friday that he and some of his sponsors had agreed to suspend some advertising campaigns following an allegation that he raped a woman in Paris last month....
2019-06-08 09:00

Team Trump launches 2020 fundraising blitz after Mueller statement WASHINGTON – President Trump’s re-election camp launched a fund-raising blitz Wednesday just minutes after Special Counsel Robert Mueller issued a statement saying he’s done with the Russia probe. “Democrats wasted TWO YEARS investi...
2019-05-29 21:45

Read Robert Mueller’s Opening Statement for His Testimony About the Russia Investigation Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller appeared before Congress on Wednesday for a highly anticipated pair of hearings where he will answer questions about his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. “Over the ...
2019-07-24 19:15

Tour de France: Thomas makes statement but Ciccone takes yellow Thomas passes Alaphilippe on brutal summit finish of stage sixAlaphilippe loses overall lead to Ciccone by six secondsGeraint Thomas reasserted himself among the favourites for this year’s Tour de France after chasing down Julian Alaphilippe in the f...
2019-07-11 19:45

Mueller statement meant to 'light the fuse' for impeachment, Devin Nunes says Special Counsel Robert Mueller's public statement Wednesday was meant to "light the fuse" for impeachment proceedings against President Trump, Rep. Devin Nunes claimed Thursday....
2019-05-31 05:45

42 elected prosecutors sign statement refusing to enforce new abortion bans Elected prosecutors from a long list of states committed to vowed to uphold the landmark abortion ruling in Roe v. Wade and use their "immense discretion" to refuse charging violations of restrictive abortion bans....
2019-06-09 13:30

Jayme Closs family expected to give statement at kidnapper's sentencing The family of 13-year-old Jayme Closs plans to make a statement before the man who kidnapped her and murdered her parents is sentenced for his crimes on Friday, according to a local media report....
2019-05-24 21:45

Puerto Rico governor plans statement amid rumors he will resign Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló prepared to make an announcement to the people on Wednesday as the legislature began an impeachment process against him amid mass protests and rumors that the governor would resign....
2019-07-25 02:15

Robert Mueller gives first public statement on Trump-Russia investigation – video Special prosecutor says investigators did not have confidence that the US president did not commit a crime. Delivering his first statement on the Trump-Russia investigation, Mueller explained the investigation was bound by the longstanding Department...
2019-05-30 03:30

Algeria prosecutor refers ex-PM to supreme court over alleged corruption: statement An Algerian prosecutor has referred former prime minister Ahmed Ouyahia, a current minister and two ex-ministers to the supreme court over corruption allegations, the Algiers public prosecutor's office said in a statement on Wednesday....
2019-06-19 14:30

Nancy Pelosi teases statement on impeachment inquiry – live news Sackler family face opioids court hearing in MassachusettsEric Garner case in spotlight after Democratic debateSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 5.14pm BST Emerald Garner, the daughter of Eric Garner, urges the New York Police Dep...
2019-08-02 18:30

Coco Gauff stuns Venus Williams in inspiring Wimbledon statement Cori “Coco” Gauff made history last week by becoming the youngest qualifier for Wimbledon in the Open Era at 15 years and 122 days old. She did not stop there. Her young age didn’t stop her from toppling one of the game’s icons on Monday, an icon who...
2019-07-02 01:30

CBOE Statement on Today's Court Ruling in Favor of S&P Dow Jones Indices Against ISE CHICAGO, IL - December 18, 2013 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange, Incorporated (CBOE ) announced today that a New York federal judge ruled in favor of S&P Dow Jones Indices (SPDJI) and dismissed an action brought by International Securities Exc...
2019-05-23 04:45

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....
2019-06-15 06:45

"Thrashed, Burnt In Kuwait", Hyderabad Woman Says; Thanks PM For Rescue A woman from Hyderabad, who alleged that she was sent to Kuwait on false promises and tortured, has thanked the Indian Embassy and Prime Minister Narendra Modi for rescuing her....
2019-06-23 14:30

Rescue of injured 74-year-old hiker spins out of control 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....
2019-06-05 14:30

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 se...
2019-06-11 09:15

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 furn...
2019-06-01 09:15

Cambodia PM to oversee rescue operation at building collapse Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said Sunday that he was heading to the seaside resort town where a seven-story building under construction collapsed, killing at least 19 workers and injuring 24...
2019-06-23 18:45

Police rescue man and puppy trapped in garbage truck PROVO, Utah (AP) — A puppy is recovering after getting trapped in a moving garbage truck with her owner. Provo Police Sgt. Nisha King said Tuesday officers rescued the puppy and her 43-year-old owner earlier that morning after they got caught by the ...
2019-06-05 00:45

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 limite...
2019-06-18 22:30

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 th...
2019-06-21 15:30

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 Ai...
2019-06-05 04:45

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)   ...
2019-06-05 05:15

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. ...
2019-06-05 09:45

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....
2019-06-03 20:45

14 Killed In Mumbai Building Collapse, Rescue Ops Still On: Updates Fourteen people were killed and over 40 feared trapped after a decades-old building collapsed in south Mumbai's crowded Dongri neighbourhood on Tuesday....
2019-07-17 09:15

Ferrovie picked Atlantia for Alitalia rescue - Deputy PM Italy's State Railways Ferrovie dello Stato picked motorway operator Atlantia as a partner to join a consortium of investors for the rescue of national carrier Alitalia, Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio said on Monday....
2019-07-15 21:00

Toledo police rescue fawn from busy interstate Reports of a fawn running back and forth across an interstate highway in Ohio led police on a hot pursuit to rescue the young deer and prevent any potential traffic accidents. (July 11)        ...
2019-07-12 02:45

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....
2019-07-12 11:45

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 fou...
2019-06-21 23:15

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....
2019-07-07 20:15

Malta bans Sea-Eye migrant rescue ship from its waters Officials have denied German-flagged rescue ship Alan Kurdi access to Malta's territorial waters to prevent it from docking at Maltese ports. The ship, operated by the Sea-Eye charity, has 65 migrants on board....
2019-07-07 17:45

Salvini’s Standoff at Sea Highlights Italy’s War on Rescue Ships The interior minister, who may bring down the government and force new elections, finds another opportunity to score political points over migration....
2019-08-17 01:45

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....
2019-07-07 03:45

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....
2019-06-29 04:45

Father dies trying to rescue his toddler from Minnesota lake DETROIT LAKES, Minn. (AP) — Authorities say a father died while trying to save his 3-year-old child who fell from a bridge into a northwestern Minnesota lake. The Becker County sheriff’s office says Christopher Franklin Nicholas Schultz jumped ...
2019-06-16 20:45

Rescue ship heads to Italy, with another blocked off shore The German humanitarian group Sea-Eye says its rescue ship Alan Kurdi with 65 rescued people on board is sailing toward the Italian island of Lampedusa, where it will join another blocked off shore...
2019-07-06 11:30

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....
2019-06-28 20:45

Italy says migrants on German rescue ship to be taken in by EU countries German rescue ship Sea-Watch 3 has been in a tense standoff with Italian immigration authorities over dozens of rescued migrants. Italy says EU countries have offered to take in some of the 40 migrants still on board....
2019-06-29 04:15

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....
2019-07-05 14:45

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 Re...
2019-05-25 03:30

Rescue underway in Indiana after child, 3, falls into sewer Emergency responders were working Thursday night in Evansville, Ind., to rescue a 3-year-old child who had fallen about 30 feet into a sewer, according to reports....
2019-07-05 05:30

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 3,00...
2019-05-21 23:45

'RoboFire' Joins Rescue Efforts In Mumbai Blaze A robot has joined the rescue efforts to douse a massive blaze at the Mahamayatal Telephone Nigam Limited (MTNL) building in Bandra, news agency ANI reported on Monday....
2019-07-22 15:45

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 is...
2019-07-08 01:30

Rescue crews searching for missing swimmer in the Bronx Rescue crews were searching for a missing swimmer under the Throgs Neck Bridge in the Bronx on Thursday night, officials said. Police were called to the scene at around 7 p.m. and were told that a 46-year-old man jumped off of a boat he was on and ne...
2019-08-02 09:01

German migrant rescue ship heads for Lampedusa The German-flagged ship had rescued 40 refugees from a sinking vessel off the coast of Libya. But the ship's operator signaled its intention to stay outside Italian territorial waters after Italy banned it from entering....
2019-08-02 01:15

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....
2019-06-19 13:00

Good Samaritans lift SUV, rescue pinned motorcyclist A group of people stopped and raised the SUV enough that a state trooper was able to pull the motorcyclist out from underneath.        ...
2019-08-01 12:15

2 migrants evacuated from German rescue ship off Italy Two more migrants were evacuated from a German rescue ship overnight for medical reasons, leaving 40 passengers who had been saved off Libya 16 days ago still blocked off shore by Italy’s refusal to let them disembark...
2019-06-28 10:45

Hezbollah cut down its forces in Syria: Nasrallah Iran-backed Hezbollah has reduced its forces in Syria as fighting died down though it still has fighters all over the country, its leader said on Friday....
2019-07-12 23:45

US-led forces killed 1,300 civilians in IS airstrikes The US-led alliance has admitted to unintentionally killing more than 1,300 civilians in bombing raids against the "Islamic State" in Iraq and Syria. Monitoring groups say the real death toll is much higher....
2019-06-01 10:15

Iraq opposes final statement from Arab leaders' emergency meeting: live TV Iraq opposed on Friday a final statement released by Arab countries that were gathered for an emergency meeting in Saudi Arabia, which condemned Iran's "interference" in other countries' affairs, Arab League Secretary-General Ahmed Aboul Gheit said i...
2019-05-31 05:30

Painting your home this weekend? How a statement ceiling could transform your interiors this Bank Holiday If you need to make a room feel bigger or cosier than it is, painting your ceiling can have a big impact. Try it over a long weekend for a dramatic, contemporary look in any interiors space....
2019-05-24 19:45

Read the Full Transcript of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Public Statement Special Counsel Robert Mueller spoke out publicly for the first — and possibly only — time since his 2017 appointment Wednesday morning to make a statement on his findings in the investigation into 2016 presidential election interference....
2019-05-29 20:30

Special counsel Robert Mueller made his first public statement on the Russia investigation Special counsel Robert Mueller said Wednesday that charging President Donald Trump with obstruction of justice was "not an option."        ...
2019-05-29 22:45

Cathay Pacific CEO Resigns, Airline Releases Cryptic Statement About Hong Kong Rupert Hogg, the CEO of Cathay Pacific Airways, has resigned following conflict between the Hong Kong-based airline and the Chinese government in Beijing. The new CEO will be Augustus Tang Kin-wing, according to the South China Morning Post, and the ...
2019-08-16 12:45

UPDATE 2-U.S. lawmakers push Mylan, Teva over drug pricing probe -statement The head of the U.S. House of Representative's oversight panel on Wednesday called on three drugmakers to turn over documents as part of an ongoing congressional review over generic drug price increases and accused the companies of "apparent efforts ...
2019-08-14 17:15

Beyoncé’s Publicist Issues Rare Statement After Fans React to That Courtside Moment After a video that some perceived showed Beyoncé being treated like a mere mortal while sitting court side at the NBA finals game went viral yesterday, her fans were abuzz. In the clip, Beyoncé and her husband Jay Z were sitting courtsi...
2019-06-08 01:30

Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen dies at age 75, family says in statement released by team ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen dies at age 75, family says in statement released by team. The post Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen dies at age 75, family says in statement released by team appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-06-14 10:15

Mueller issues clarification, takes back bombshell statement about indicting Trump Robert Mueller kicked off his testimony before the House Intelligence Committee Wednesday afternoon by issuing a clarification over something he said during a morning hearing about his decision-making process when it came to the question of whether P...
2019-07-24 22:45

U of A athletics releases statement on death of George Kalil, longtime donor & die-hard fan TUCSON – Die-hard Arizona basketball fan and Tucson philanthropist George Kalil has passed away at the age of 81.  He’s known for not only contributing hundreds of thousands of dollars to the Arizona program but also being a super fan who...
2019-07-12 05:45

ESPN's Israel Gutierrez Delivers Emotional Statement On Tyson Fury's Homophobia ESPN reporter Israel Gutierrez earned his 141st win on Around the Horn on Friday, defeating Jorge Sedano in the showdown, 1-0. With the 30 seconds of Face Time, Gutierrez decided to focus on Saturday’s fight between Tyson Fury and Tom Schwarz. More s...
2019-06-15 21:45

Comcast says no interest in acquiring divested spectrum from Sprint, T-Mobile deal - statement U.S. cable operator Comcast Corp has no interest in acquiring divested spectrum from the Sprint Corp and T-Mobile US Inc transaction, the company said on Friday....
2019-05-31 18:30

Man Utd had spending power to make bigger statement in transfer window, says Ole Gunnar Solskjaer Ole Gunnar Solskjaer insists Manchester United did have the spending power to make a bigger statement in the transfer window – but he refused to waste money on the wrong targets....
2019-08-09 14:00

Opinion: Alyssa Naeher makes a statement with penalty save to preserve US win at World Cup Alyssa Naeher, who has been ruthlessly compared to predecessors Hope Solo and Briana Scurry, saved the USWNT in the semifinals vs. England.       ...
2019-07-03 06:00

Jim Jordan: Mueller statement, Russia investigation report offered 'same darn conclusion' Special Counsel Robert Mueller's public statement and his previously published report on the Russia investigation offered "the same darn conclusion," according to Rep. Jim Jordan....
2019-05-30 05:01

Mueller statement made for 'bad day' for Pelosi, 2020 Dems, Trump campaign manager says Democrats running for president in 2020 were not helped by Special Counsel Robert Mueller's public statement, according to President Trump's 2020 campaign manager....
2019-05-30 06:30

CBOE HOLDINGS, INC. FILES REGISTRATION STATEMENT FOR PROPOSED INITIAL PUBLIC OFFERING CHICAGO, March 11, 2010 - CBOE Holdings, Inc. announced that it has filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the Securities and Exchange Commission relating to its proposed initial public offering of shares of its class of unrestricted common ...
2019-05-23 21:15

Statement By William J. Brodsky, Chairman And CEO, CBOE Holdings, Inc. On Illinois Pension Reform CHICAGO, May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- William J. Brodsky, Chairman and CEO of CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE), today issued the following statement regarding Illinois pension reform: "CBOE Holdings joins the Illinois State Chamber, the Civic Comm...
2019-05-23 15:15

Hollywood celebrities react to Mueller statement, ramp up calls for Trump's impeachment Following Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s first public statement on the Russian collusion with the Trump campaign in 2016, Hollywood celebrities have ramped up their calls for impeachment. ...
2019-05-30 15:00

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...
2019-06-29 23:30

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....
2019-06-11 20:30

Ocean Viking rescue ship picks up 251 migrants off Libya Doctors Without Borders and SOS Mediterranee, which operate the new migrant rescue ship, say the mainly Sudanese men and adolescents were picked up off the coast of Libya during three rescue missions....
2019-08-11 17:15

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....
2019-06-12 19:15

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...
2019-05-23 03:45

Crews working to rescue two overheated hikers in Redington Pass TUCSON – A rescue is being conducted at Tanque Verde Falls after two hikers were overcome by the heat Monday afternoon. According to Rural Metro Fire Department, crews are currently working on getting to the hikers’ location in Redington ...
2019-08-13 00:15

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....
2019-06-28 16:15

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...
2019-07-19 06:45

Officials rescue 136 dogs from multimillion-dollar California home More than 100 dogs were rescued this week from a fetid, poop-filled, multimillion-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 ...
2019-05-31 18:15

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....
2019-06-29 12:45

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......
2019-05-31 17:30

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....
2019-06-20 22:00

Rescue ship captain arrested for breaking Italian blockade Carola Rackete reaches Sicily with 40 people on Sea-Watch 3 in defiance of Salvini banThe captain of a rescue ship carrying 40 people has been arrested for breaking an Italian naval blockade that was trying to stop her from docking the vessel in Lamp...
2019-06-29 23:15

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....
2019-06-11 11:45

Pope defends migrants after clashes between Italy and rescue ships Pope Francis said on Monday that "no one is exempt" from helping migrants, in an indirect rebuke of Italy's hardline interior minister Matteo Salvini who has tried to shut the country's ports to non-governmental migrant rescue ships....
2019-07-08 13:30

Germany's Merkel calls for restarting EU migrant rescue mission Several months after the EU's migrant rescue mission in the Mediterranean was suspended, Angela Merkel has called for the operation to be resumed once more. The EU rescues were halted following pushback from Italy....
2019-08-16 18:15

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....
2019-07-12 02:15

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 tre...
2019-06-05 14:00

Italian court suspends Salvini’s ban on migrant rescue ship An Italian court has upheld an appeal by the Spanish rescue ship Open Arms, suspending the Italian Interior Ministry’s decision to ban the ship from entering Italian waters...
2019-08-14 21:45

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....
2019-06-24 00:15

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....
2019-07-12 06:15

Second migrant rescue boat defies Salvini and docks in Italy Mediterranea’s Italian-flagged Alex docked in Lampedusa with 41 shipwrecked migrants onboardA charity rescue vessel brought 41 shipwrecked migrants into port in Lampedusa on Saturday, the second boat to defy far-right interior minister Matteo Salvini...
2019-07-06 20:30

Malta says deal reached with Italy to take migrants from rescue boat Malta said it will accept migrants from 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....
2019-07-06 06:30

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....
2019-06-10 18:45

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...
2019-07-11 11:30

| 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....
2019-07-07 10:30

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......
2019-06-09 21:45

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....
2019-07-01 21:45

Missing Texas hiker calls rescue in Arkansas a miracle MENA, Ark. (AP) — A Texas man who was found after he went missing for about a week while hiking alone in a remote area of Arkansas calls his rescue a result of “hundreds of miracles.” Joshua McClatchy tells WFAA-TV in Dallas he wouldnR...
2019-06-09 22:30

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 stati...
2019-07-08 09:15

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......
2019-07-08 05:45

German aid group defends actions of migrant rescue captain German humanitarian group Sea-Watch says the captain of its rescue ship detained in Italy acted in accordance with international law when she forced her way into port in Lampedusa with 40 migrants on board...
2019-07-02 14:15

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 Minist...
2019-06-18 10:00

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 &ldq...
2019-07-02 20:30

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....
2019-07-11 02:15

Italy and Germany in war of words over German rescue ship captain A war of words broke out between Germany and Italy on Sunday over the German captain of a rescue ship, who defied a docking ban enforced by Rome to bring migrants ashore....
2019-06-30 21:45

Watch: Chilling Crocodile Rescue From Flooded Street In Gujarat Battered by heavy rain, Gujarat's Vadodara saw a dramatic "rescue" on this week - not of humans or pets caught left stranded by rising water levels, but that of a crocodile....
2019-08-03 20:45

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 ...
2019-07-17 02:00

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?...
2019-06-30 07:30

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....
2019-06-30 02:00

| 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....
2019-06-03 22:30

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....
2019-07-03 17:15

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 em...
2019-07-16 00:15

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....
2019-07-16 05:45

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 t...
2019-06-17 09:45

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....
2019-06-11 11:45

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 ...
2019-06-18 08:45

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 driv...
2019-07-14 17:30

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...
2019-06-22 05:00

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....
2019-07-05 16:30

Marianne Williamson: ‘Powerful forces’ are trying to keep me from debate Marianne Williamson has sensed a dark new energy — from her Democratic rivals. The longshot presidential candidate told party activists at the Iowa Wing Ding dinner Friday that other Dems in the race were working hard to keep her out of next month...
2019-08-10 23:00

Israeli forces strike several targets in Syria At least three soldiers were killed in the Israeli airstrikes which came in response to rockets launched from Syria. Tensions have risen over Iran's role in Syria....
2019-06-02 21:30

| 9 killed as Sudan forces try to disperse sit-in - doctors Nine protesters were shot dead as Sudan's ruling military tried to break up a sit-in protest outside army headquarters in Khartoum, a doctors' committee close to demonstrators said....
2019-06-03 13:30

Forces That Drive Equity Select Sectors Equity sectors moved in tandem until 2014 when they drifted apart as their correlation weakened. Find out the fundamental and financial forces behind this....
2019-06-06 22:45

Tripoli's water supply cut-off by Haftar forces Libya's UN-backed government has blamed forces loyal to Khalifa Haftar for cutting off Tripoli's major water pipeline. A UN spokesperson said some Tripoli residents were already experiencing low water pressure....
2019-05-21 15:15

Venezuela Forces Killed Thousands, Then Covered It Up, U.N. Says Special forces members engaged in extrajudicial killings and then altered crime scenes to make it look as if the victims had been resisting arrest, United Nations investigators said....
2019-07-05 05:30

Pompeo: US forces in Persian Gulf just a deterrent The U.S. is sending 1,000 more troops to the Middle East as tensions in the Persian Gulf mounted Tuesday over Iran's announcement it will not comply with the international agreement that keeps it from making nuclear weapons....
2019-06-18 22:00

Sudanese protesters: Forces kill 1 outside Khartoum's sit-in A Sudanese medical union says at least one person has been shot dead by security forces near a sit-in outside the military's headquarters in the capital, Khartoum....
2019-06-02 15:15

Sudanese protesters: Forces kill 1 outside Khartoum’s sit-in KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — A Sudanese medical union says at least one person has been shot dead by security forces near a sit-in outside the military’s headquarters in the capital, Khartoum. The Sudan Doctors Committee says the shooting took place ...
2019-06-02 13:30

Exclusive: Greensill issued false statement on bonds sold by metals tycoon Gupta Financing group Greensill Capital, which is backed by Japan’s SoftBank Group and General Atlantic of the U.S., last year provided a false statement to market participants relating to bonds it had issued in 2017 on behalf of commodities tycoon Sanjeev...
2019-07-07 15:30

Police read statement released by family of Dayton, Ohio shooter Connor Betts Bellbrook Police Chief Doug Doherty read a statement released by the family of Dayton, Ohio shooter Connor Betts.        ...
2019-08-07 08:15

Brazil economy ministry names Montezano head of development bank BNDES - statement The Brazilian Economy Ministry said on Monday it has named Gustavo Montezano as the new head of the country's development bank BNDES, replacing Joaquim Levy, who resigned on Sunday after he was publicly criticized by President Jair Bolsonaro....
2019-06-18 03:15

Rescue ship ‘bumped’ Italy police boat, in judge’s resizing A judge says a migrant rescue ship “bumped against” a police boat at an Italian island port and the incident that led to the ship captain’s arrest needs to be legally “resized”...
2019-07-03 20:45

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....
2019-07-16 18:30

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....
2019-07-07 02:45

| 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....
2019-06-08 11:15

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....
2019-07-03 01:15

Heart-pounding video of a dying drone rescue proves everything is better with Enya It’s a simple fact: No one is immune to the Orinoco flow, not even the fading batteries of a disastrously dying drone. Hence the delight with which Twitter greeted the below video this morning, showing drone operator Dave Svorking swimming into a pre...
2019-08-11 10:30

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....
2019-06-29 04:45

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 parti...
2019-06-29 19:15

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....
2019-06-29 21:30

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....
2019-07-18 14:45

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......
2019-06-04 05:45

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....
2019-06-29 22:15

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....
2019-06-30 18:00

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...
2019-06-29 23:15

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...
2019-07-17 18:15

UPDATE 1-Italy's state railway picks Atlantia for Alitalia rescue Italy's state railway Ferrovie dello Stato picked motorway operator Atlantia as a partner to join a consortium of investors for the rescue of national carrier Alitalia, Ferrovie said on Monday....
2019-07-15 21:00

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....
2019-07-12 12:45

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 po...
2019-07-01 09:30

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....
2019-06-05 04:30

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....
2019-06-07 00:45

Germany urges Italy to open up ports to migrant rescue ships German Interior Minister Seehofer has urged his Italian counterpart Salvini to open ports to boats carrying rescued migrants. A rescue boat landed without permission in port at Lampedusa and another is headed to Malta....
2019-07-07 01:00

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.       ...
2019-07-09 19:45

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 ...
2019-07-19 16:45

German migrant rescue ship captain faces Italian court The German captain of a charity rescue ship, arrested for defying an Italian ban on docking with migrants, arrived in a Sicilian port on Monday for her first court appearance....
2019-07-01 15:45

Captive breeding employed to rescue Chile's national animal, a shy deer Scientists seeking to increase the dwindling population of Chile's national animal, the shy Huemul deer, have released their first captive-bred pair into the wild in a pivotal step in the drive to save the endangered species from extinction....
2019-08-15 02:15

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 tr...
2019-06-05 06:15

| Ocean Viking migrant rescue ship 'not allowed' to refuel in Malta Maltese authorities have refused the Ocean Viking rescue ship to refuel in their harbours while on its search and rescue mission off the coast of Libya....
2019-08-12 19:45

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 fr...
2019-07-01 11:45

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 “disobedienc...
2019-06-30 20:45

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....
2019-06-12 15:45

Sicilian fishermen risk prison to rescue migrants: ‘No human would turn away’ A father and son describe what it’s like to hear desperate cries on the sea at night as Italy hardens its stance against incomersCaptain Carlo Giarratano didn’t think twice when, late last month, during a night-time fishing expedition off the coast o...
2019-08-03 19:15

Scary Iowa river rescue caught on police body camera Police in Iowa have released dramatic video showing officers rescuing two people from the turbulent waters of the Des Moines River.        ...
2019-08-01 15:30

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....
2019-06-21 21:15

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....
2019-06-28 17:15

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. ...
2019-06-27 19:30

British Steel enters insolvency after rescue talks with government fail Steelmaker directly employs 5,000 people and thousands more in the supply chainBritish 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 r...
2019-05-22 12:15

Rescue group: Missing SC pony named ‘Pikachu’ found dead FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (AP) — A group dedicated to finding missing horses says a South Carolina pony named Pikachu has been found dead. Stolen Horse International got involved after Hidden Pasture Farm owner Kate Nichols said last week th...
2019-06-14 15:45

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 cr...
2019-06-21 19:15

Florida beachgoers, wildlife officials rescue 5 stranded pilot whales Florida wildlife officials — with the help of marine biologists, the Coast Guard, and beachgoers — this week rescued five beached pilot whales on Redington Beach. ...
2019-07-31 19:30

Mediterranean rescue ship brings migrants to Italy, defying Salvini German rescue ship Sea-Watch 3 is waiting off the Italian island of Lampedusa, unable to bring 42 rescued people on board to shore. The European Commission has called for a "swift resolution."...
2019-06-27 21:30

‘€1 million’ fines for rescue boats prompts UN concern for future sea operations A move by Italian lawmakers to impose fines of up to €1 million on vessels and organizations carrying out search and rescue operations off the country’s coastline, sparked a new warning on Tuesday from the UN that the measure risks deterring future l...
2019-08-06 19:45

Germany: Wildfire near munitions warehouse forces evacuations Hundreds of firefighters are battling one of the biggest blazes in the region's history. Officials fear the fire could engulf a munitions warehouse that contains World War II-era explosives....
2019-07-01 18:15

Lebanon forces Syrian refugees to tear down walls BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s state-run National News Agency says Lebanese troops have entered refugee settlements in a town near the Syrian border to make sure that brick and concrete walls have been torn down. Earlier this year, the military gave r...
2019-07-01 15:15