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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 wa...

Migrant rescue ship captains could face $57,000 fines in Italian crackdown

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Malta fines captain of German migrant rescue ship The German captain of a migrant rescue ship was fined 10,000 euros ($11,240) by a Maltese court on Tuesday, after being found guilty of entering national waters 11 months ago without proper registration....
13:39, 05/14/2019

Italy's Matteo Salvini wants hefty fines for migrant rescue vessels Italian far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini's latest crackdown on rescue vessels in the Mediterranean Sea includes draconian sanctions for every migrant taken on board. Michele Bertelli reports from Rome....
22:52, 05/17/2019

Migrant rescue boat enters Italian waters, defying government ban The German charity ship Sea-Watch with 42 migrants aboard entered Italian waters on Wednesday, defying an order from Rome to stay away, the ship's press office said....
15:00, 06/26/2019

BlackRock pulls out of rescue for Italian bank Carige U.S. fund manager BlackRock has pulled out of a proposed rescue of Italian bank Carige, a move that could push Rome's fragile government into another costly state bailout....
14:39, 05/09/2019

UPDATE 2-Italian banks back BlackRock's 720 mln euro rescue plan for Carige Italian banks have backed a 720 million euro rescue plan ($806 million) that will hand control of troubled peer Carige to U.S. asset manager BlackRock, the head of a banking fund said on Monday....
19:39, 05/06/2019

UPDATE 1-Italian bank fund could take Carige stake in BlackRock rescue -Intesa CEO A rescue plan for Italy's Carige by U.S. asset manager BlackRock would allow a fund financed by Italian lenders to take part in a cash call at the Genoa-based bank, the chief executive of Intesa Sanpaolo said on Tuesday....
15:52, 04/30/2019

Mexico's migrant shelters overwhelmed in crackdown Thin mattresses cover every inch of floor each night at the Good Shepherd shelter near the Mexico-Guatemala border, even spilling into the kitchen and the chapel, as an over-capacity crowd of migrants tries to find space to sleep....
22:26, 06/19/2019

Drivers who leave their engines idling could face instant fines News 14 May, 2019 Environment Secretary supports council moves to issue fines without warning to drivers who leave their engines running...
19:39, 05/14/2019

U.S. to kick off migrant crackdown on Sunday: Washington Post U.S. immigration authorities plan to launch on Sunday a sweeping effort to deport recently arrived families who are in the United States illegally, the Washington Post reported on Friday, citing three unnamed U.S. officials....
00:00, 06/22/2019

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....
07:39, 06/15/2019

Cruise ship worker jumps into sea to rescue passenger who fell overboard A cruise ship crew 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....
20:52, 06/21/2019

Mediterranean rescue ship brings migrants to Italy, defying Salvini German migrant rescue ship Sea-Watch 3 is headed to the Italian island of Lampedusa with migrants on board, despite the threat of a fine. The Italian government wants the ship to dock in Germany or the Netherlands....
18:13, 06/26/2019

Trump buildings face millions in climate fines under new New York rules Exclusive: if Trump Tower and other sites do not cut emissions, Trump Organization will owe $2.1m a year from 2030Donald Trump’s reluctance to address climate change is set to cost his business empire millions of dollars in fines levied by New York C...
13:13, 05/13/2019

Italy to fine migrant rescue boats without OK to enter ports ROME (AP) — Italy’s populist government has approved stiff fines for migrant rescue boats that defy orders to stay out of Italian waters. Interior Minister Matteo Salvini said Tuesday after a Cabinet meeting that a new decree allows fines of up...
20:26, 06/11/2019

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....
12:13, 06/11/2019

| 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....
09:13, 06/04/2019

Large carmakers including Volkswagen, FCA could face 2021 EU emissions fines: study Volkswagen and FiatChrysler could face penalties of up to 1.83 billion euros ($2.08 billion) and 746 million euros respectively, if they fail to meet the European Union's emissions targets set for 2021, according to AlixPartners....
06:39, 06/26/2019

In Mexico's South, Police Check Buses, Trains in Migrant Crackdown Growing numbers of illegal immigrants are being detained along the key routes used by asylum seekers and human smugglers as President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, under heavy pressure from President Trump, steps up efforts to stem the flow of migrant...
11:39, 06/11/2019

Mexico: Amlo says sale of presidential plane will fund migrant crackdown Funds from sale of Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s jet will be put toward the deployment of the newly formed national guardAndrés Manuel López Obrador has promised to fund a crackdown on migrants to Mexico from Central America with proceeds from the sa...
01:52, 06/13/2019

Italian police seize migrant boat, risking stand-off with deputy PM Italian prosecutors have ordered the seizure of a rescue boat anchored outside the port of Lampedusa in Sicily, triggering a potential tug-of-war with Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini who has pledged to stop the migrants from disembarking....
03:13, 05/20/2019

Italian PM assures Huawei it won't face discrimination Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Friday he had assured China's Huawei Technologies that it would not face discrimination in the rollout of Italy's 5G telecoms network....
14:51, 04/28/2019

Italy accepts migrant families rescued by Sea-Watch ship Rome had blocked a rescue ship from entering Italian territorial waters. But the coast guard then agreed to help families on board and take them to Lampedusa....
06:39, 05/18/2019

Wreck of Migrant Ship That Killed Hundreds Will Be Displayed at Venice Biennale The Swiss-Icelandic artist Christoph Büchel has turned the remains of the vessel in which at least 800 died off the coast of Libya into an art installation....
20:13, 05/06/2019

Exclusive: Banks face new challenges in Italian diamond scandal A long-running criminal probe into diamond sales by Italian banks has uncovered what prosecutors say is further evidence of corruption by officials at UniCredit, Italy’s largest lender, and smaller rival Banco BPM....
11:00, 06/17/2019

Elif Shafak: Turkish novelist calls for support as writers face crackdown Author speaks out as the regime’s prosecutors ask to examine her novelsA leading Turkish novelist Elif Shafak on Saturday urged the international community to show support for the country’s authors, journalists and academics, and warned that all trac...
10:26, 06/02/2019

Sri Lanka emergency law bans face coverings as church urges more vigorous crackdown on militants Muslim women in Sri Lanka will no longer be able to cover their faces amid a new emergency law ordered by the president that bans all kinds of facing coverings that may conceal a person’s identity....
15:39, 04/29/2019

Jamaican player whiffs on bicycle kick, nails Italian captain in the face The Italian women’s soccer team narrowly missed out on having a huge injury to their captain during their second group-stage match against Jamaica on Friday....
22:00, 06/14/2019

Redskins rookie class packed with college captains. It’s not by accident. The Redskins have needed more leadership in their locker room. While many are praising their current draft class for its ability on the field, many also bring off-the-field qualities....
00:52, 05/12/2019

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 ...
04:39, 05/22/2019

Italian exit polls indicate Matteo Salvini’s right-wing populist League is leading Italian party in European election ROME (AP) — Italian exit polls indicate Matteo Salvini’s right-wing populist League is leading Italian party in European election....
01:00, 05/27/2019

The Queen is joined by Harry, Beatrice and Eugenie to host team captains ahead of Cricket World Cup at Buckingham Palace garden party Prince Harry revived 140 years of English and Australian cricket rivalry today when he joked Aussie captain Aaron Finch might be getting a bit long in the tooth....
19:39, 05/29/2019

‘Ship of Horror’: Discovery of the Last Slave Ship to America Brings New Hope to an Old Community Enslaved Africans smuggled into Alabama in the schooner Clotilda founded Africatown after the Civil War. Now residents want to raise the wreck from under the Mobile River as a symbol of pride....
01:00, 05/27/2019

Gold ship hoax: Executives jailed over 'sunken treasure ship' claims Three executives of a South Korean company, which claimed to have found a sunken Russian treasure ship containing billions of dollars in gold, have been jailed, months after their scam fell apart....
08:39, 05/02/2019

Navy to forward-deploy assault ship, landing platform dock ship to Japan The USS America and USS New Orleans will be forward-deployed to Japan while the USS Stethem and USS Wasp return to the U.S. for maintenance and upgrades, the Navy announced on Friday....
15:00, 04/28/2019

Rabbi recalls coming face-to-face with gunman: 'I couldn't see his soul' • 8-year-old victim describes moment of shooting • Lori Kaye died protecting the rabbi • Synagogue shooting suspect booked on one count of murder in the first degree...
06:00, 04/29/2019

Rabbi recalls coming face-to-face with shooter at California synagogue A 19-year-old man who authorities said gave himself up to police shortly after carrying out a deadly shooting in a Southern California synagogue filled with Sabbath worshippers is also under investigation for a mosque arson....
19:26, 04/28/2019

Face-to-face bullying 'a bigger problem for youngsters' than cyberbullying A member of Prince William's Cyberbullying Taskforce has warned that the treatment of cyberbullying by politicians and the media is unbalanced because online bullying is less significant than its face-to-face equivalent....
07:00, 05/17/2019

This man came face-to-face with the Virginia Beach shooter twice — and survived Even after the gunfire erupted, Ned Carlstrom thought the shooting at the Virginia Beach government building where he works was an elaborately staged drill for city employees....
07:52, 06/03/2019

NBA fines Knicks $50,000 for rules violation The NBA fined the New York Knicks $50,000 for failing to allow a New York Daily News reporter to attend a news conference introducing draft picks R.J. Barrett and Ignas Brazdeikis....
23:26, 06/24/2019

NBA Fines Doc Rivers $50,000 For Saying Kawhi Leonard Is Good The NBA’s ongoing freakout over tampering violations has already led the league to assess large fines to executives for making completely anodyne comments about players on other teams, and even got Anthony Davis dinged for what can broadly be describ...
01:00, 06/01/2019

EU fines Citigroup, JPMorgan, 3 other banks $1.2B for collusion The European Commission fined five banks more than $1 billion Thursday, including Citigroup and JPMorgan, for participating in collusion activities involving 11 currencies and two cartels in the Spot Foreign Exchange....
18:52, 05/16/2019

Some Securities Fraudsters Escape Paying SEC Fines The SEC partly measures its success as an enforcement agency by how much it levies in fines and how much it collects. It also sometimes takes credit for fines that will likely never be collected....
12:26, 05/20/2019

Councils should be able to issue fines for traffic offences, say MPs News 22 May, 2019 Transport Committee says police are too stretched to enforce moving traffic offences, so councils should be allowed to do so instead...
19:39, 05/22/2019

Take or pay: Belgian ex-king faces paternity fines A Belgian court has ordered the country's former king to pay 5,000 euros ($5,600) a day until he takes a DNA paternity test to resolve a long-running case brought by a woman who says she is his daughter....
04:52, 05/17/2019

NBA fines Knicks $50,000 for media access violation The NBA fined the Knicks $50,000 Monday for violating league rules regarding equal access for media. The team didn’t allow the Daily News access to its press conference Friday in which they introduced NBA Draft picks RJ Barrett and Ignas Brazde...
02:52, 06/25/2019

Large GDPR Fines Are Imminent, EU Privacy Regulators Say Companies can expect large penalties from the European Union this summer, more than a year after the sweeping General Data Protection Regulation took effect last May....
05:00, 05/04/2019

Fiat Chrysler to spend $2 billion on CO2 fines and credits The $2 billion to be spent by FCA in fines and credit purchases over three years compares with $10 billion that it plans to invest in EVs within the 2018-22 business plan....
16:00, 05/11/2019

Chelsea Manning seeks relief from fines for not testifying ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning is seeking relief from accumulating fines of $500 a day for refusing to testify before a grand jury investigating Wikileaks. In a court filing Thursday in federal court in Alexan...
01:26, 06/21/2019

Germany Considers Fines for Not Vaccinating Children Against Measles As cases of the disease rise, the country’s health minister proposed barring school entry to pupils without immunization and a penalty of $2,800 for parents....
13:52, 05/07/2019

German court fines 7 men who claimed to be “Sharia police” BERLIN (AP) — A German court has found seven men who formed a self-styled “Sharia police” guilty of violating rules on wearing uniforms. German news agency dpa reported that a court on Monday fined the men, aged between 27 and 37, to pena...
16:13, 05/27/2019

Turkish watchdog says it fines Facebook $271,000 for data breach Turkey's Personal Data Protection Authority (KVKK) said on Friday it had fined Facebook a total of 1.65 million lira ($270,976.01) in April due to a data breach....
17:39, 05/10/2019

Massachusetts fines Wynn Resorts $35M over sex misconduct claims Massachusetts gaming regulators on Tuesday fined Wynn Resorts Ltd $35 million for not disclosing sexual misconduct allegations against founder and former CEO Steve Wynn but allowed the casino operator to keep the license for its new $2.6 billion casi...
00:26, 05/03/2019

EU fines five banks $1.2 billion for foreign exchange rigging Barclays, Citigroup, JP Morgan, MUFG and Royal Bank of Scotland were fined a combined 1.07 billion euros ($1.2 billion) by the European Union on Thursday for rigging the multi-trillion dollar foreign exchange market....
14:39, 05/16/2019

EU fines banks over $1 billion over foreign exchange cartel European Union regulators have fined five banks a total of more than 1 billion euros ($1.1 billion) for allegedly colluding in the trade of large sums of foreign currency...
12:13, 05/16/2019

EU fines major banks €1 billion over currency cartels Regulators in the European Union have levied a hefty fine on Barclays, Royal Bank of Scotland, Citigroup, JPMorgan and Japan's MUFG over collusion in currency trading....
10:39, 05/17/2019

DfT “seriously considering” instant fines for drivers who leave engines idling News 16 May, 2019 Instant fines could be issued to drivers who leave engines idling, with the DfT set to meet council representatives to discuss policy...
18:26, 05/16/2019

VW, FCA risk big EU emissions fines in 2021, study shows Volkswagen and FCA could face penalties of up to $2.08 billion and $847 million, respectively, if they fail to meet the European Union's emissions targets set for 2021, according to a study....
17:13, 06/26/2019

Tanzania fines Acacia Mining $2.4 million over alleged pollution Tanzania's mining minister said on Monday Acacia Mining had been fined 5.6 billion Tanzanian shillings ($2.4 million) for alleged pollution at its North Mara mine....
17:13, 05/20/2019

France hands down 447 fines in 8 months under a new law punishing harassment of women French courts have in the last eight months handed 447 fines to violators of a new law that seeks to combat harassment of women, the country's equality minister Marlène Schiappa has confirmed....
03:39, 05/01/2019

| German court orders fines for 'sharia police' group A German court has ordered seven Islamic fundamentalists to pay fines over a so-called "sharia police" patrol they launched in 2014 to mass media and political outrage....
21:26, 05/27/2019

EU fines beer giant Anheuser-Busch InBev €200M Beer company Anheuser-Busch InBev has been fined for restricting cross border sales between the Netherlands and Belgium, forcing Belgians to pay more for their beer. The company had been under investigation since 2016....
19:52, 05/13/2019

U.S. House could slap $25,000 per day contempt fines on Trump advisers: Democrat A senior Democratic lawmaker has suggested fines of $25,000 a day for contempt on U.S. officials who stonewall congressional investigations of President Donald Trump and his administration....
06:00, 05/11/2019

German court orders fines for 'Shariah police' vigilantes Members of a "Shariah police" vigilante group have been handed fines for donning illegal uniforms. The men had attempted to impose a "Shariah controlled zone" in the western German city of Wuppertal....
23:00, 05/27/2019

EU fines major banks 1 billion euros over currency cartels Regulators in the European Union have levied a hefty fine on Barclays, Royal Bank of Scotland, Citigroup, JPMorgan and Japan's MUFG over collusion in currency trading....
20:39, 05/16/2019

Swiss regulator fines banks for fixing forex trading Five banks have been fined a total of 90 million Swiss francs ($90.5 million) for colluding to rig the multi-trillion dollar foreign exchange market, Switzerland's competition authority said on Thursday....
11:52, 06/06/2019

UPDATE 3-EU fines Barclays, Citi, JP Morgan, MUFG and RBS $1.2 bln for FX rigging Barclays, Citigroup, JP Morgan, MUFG and Royal Bank of Scotland were fined a combined 1.07 billion euros ($1.2 billion) by the European Union on Thursday for rigging the multi-trillion dollar foreign exchange market....
17:26, 05/16/2019

China fines Ford's Changan JV $24 mln for violating anti-monopoly law China's market regulator on Wednesday said it was imposing a 162.8 million yuan ($23.55 million) fine on Ford Motor Co's joint venture with Changan Automobile Group for violating anti-monopoly law....
07:00, 06/05/2019

Ice cream wars: Trucks seized for evading millions in fines New York City investigators have seized 46 ice cream trucks after their owner was accused of evading more than $4.5m (£3.55m) in fines since 2009....
04:39, 06/06/2019

7 Best Italian Chicken Recipes | Easy Italian Chicken Recipes Italian Chicken Recipes: Find here the best of Italian Chicken recipes. From barley risotto, lasagne, pizza to spaghetti carbonara, we've got it all along with key ingredients and a step by step......
21:39, 05/08/2019

Europe Fines 5 Banks $1.2 Billion for Their Roles in Foreign Exchange Cartels Traders at Barclays, Citigroup, JPMorgan Chase, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group and the Royal Bank of Scotland engaged in anti-competitive behavior, the European Commission found....
20:52, 05/16/2019

Measles: German minister proposes steep fines for anti-vaxxers German Health Minister Jens Spahn is proposing a law that foresees fining parents of non-vaccinated children up to €2,500 ($2,800). The conservative lawmaker said he wants to "eradicate" measles....
15:26, 05/05/2019

U.S. fines firms transhipping via Cambodia to dodge Trump's China tariffs The United States has fined several companies for exporting goods via a Chinese-owned special economic zone in Cambodia in a bid to dodge President Donald Trump's tariffs on Chinese imports, a U.S. Embassy official told Reuters on Wednesday....
12:39, 06/19/2019

Fines, jail time? Dems digging in as Trump resists oversight WASHINGTON (AP) — They’re talking about jailing people at the Capitol. Imposing steep fines. All sorts of extraordinary, if long-shot measures to force the White House to comply with Democratic lawmakers’ request for information about Pre...
17:39, 05/04/2019

UPDATE 2-Swiss regulator fines banks for fixing forex trading Five banks have been fined a total of 90 million Swiss francs ($90.5 million) for colluding to rig the multi-trillion dollar foreign exchange market, Switzerland's competition authority said on Thursday....
11:39, 06/06/2019

Stung by snubs, House Democrats weigh fines for U.S. attorney general Some U.S. House Democrats on Thursday said they might seek to invoke a dormant congressional power to impose fines on Attorney General William Barr after he refused to provide them with an unredacted copy of the Mueller report....
22:13, 05/02/2019

Beto O'Rourke pledges to decriminalize truancy, address fines on parents Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, announced on Friday that if he won the presidency in 2020, he would work to decriminalize and remove punishments on parents for children taking illegitimate absences from school....
20:39, 05/18/2019

Company touted by Trump to build the wall has history of fines, violations President Donald Trump appears to have set his sights on a North Dakota construction firm with a checkered legal record to build portions of his signature border wall....
17:13, 05/31/2019

Video: The Big Face Box is a box that makes your face, uhm, big This video is part of our series on Lille’s Maker Faire. To stay up-to-date on releases (and to find out more), check out our master post here. We all have days when we lean on a window, look at a grey, grumbling sky, and think “why isn’t my face big...
20:39, 05/01/2019

Country Time offers to pay fines for kids operating unlicensed lemonade stands The lemonade mix company Country Time announced an initiative to cover any fees you get from not having a permit to run a lemonade stand.       ...
18:26, 06/21/2019

French courts have handed down 447 fines in the past 8 months under a new law punishing harassment of women French courts have in the last eight months handed 447 fines to violators of a new law that seeks to combat harassment of women, the country's equality minister Marlène Schiappa has confirmed....
19:39, 04/30/2019

China fines Ford's Changan venture $24 million for violating anti-monopoly law China's market regulator said it has fined Ford's joint venture with Changan Automobile Group $23.55 million for violating anti-monopoly law....
17:13, 06/05/2019

Uefa's 'parking ticket' fines will not rein in football's maverick clubs | Marina Hyde Unless it enforces a monster fine or ban on clubs who overstep the mark, Uefa is an employee of those it is supposed to policeReports that Uefa investigators are to recommend Manchester City be banned from the Champions League for a year are certainl...
15:39, 05/15/2019

Swedish court fines Facebook group admin for failing to delete hate speech Patrik Markström, an administrator of the Facebook group “Stå Upp För Sverige” (Stand Up For Sweden), has been fined by a Swedish court for not regulating and deleting eight “grossly offensive comments” that other people had posted on the Facebook pa...
17:52, 06/26/2019

Michigan can suspend poor people's driver's licenses for unpaid fines: U.S. appeals court A divided federal appeals court ruled on Wednesday that Michigan may suspend the driver's licenses of poor people with unpaid traffic fines, saying it did not violate their constitutional rights to due process and equal protection....
23:13, 05/08/2019

Despite proposed fines for anti-vaxxers in Germany and New York, vaccine exemption bills may be on the rise BSIP/UIG via Getty Images Bills that fine people who fail to get life-saving vaccinations are gaining attention. On Sunday, Germany's health minister proposed fining parents of school-age children who haven't received a measles inoculation up to $2,...
10:39, 05/06/2019

Sudanese vow to keep up protests after crackdown KHARTOUM, Sudan — Sudan’s pro-democracy movement vowed Thursday to press its campaign of civil disobedience until the ruling military council is ousted and killers of protesters are brought to justice, as security forces fanned out across the capital...
04:52, 06/08/2019

At least 50 killed in Sudan crackdown At least 50 people are dead and 326 injured after troops stormed the main camp of pro-democracy protesters in Sudan's capital Monday, according to the Central Committee of Sudan Doctors (CCSD)....
13:00, 06/05/2019

US wants ‘credible’ probe into Sudan crackdown KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The top United States diplomat to Africa says there needs to be an “independent and credible” investigation into the Sudanese military’s violent dispersal of a protest camp in Khartoum last week. Tibor Nagy sa...
16:13, 06/15/2019

31 foreign nationals busted in ICE crackdown Federal officials nabbed 31 foreign nationals in New York for U.S. immigration laws in a five-day crackdown. Nearly all of those picked up by Immigration and Customs Enforcement between May 19 and 23 had stayed in the U.S. after being ordered to leav...
22:13, 05/26/2019

China says Tiananmen crackdown was 'correct' The Chinese government has said the 1989 crackdown on protesters in Tiananmen Square, which left hundreds of protesters dead, was not a mistake. The defense came days ahead of the 30th anniversary of the killings....
18:13, 06/02/2019

US wants 'credible' probe into Sudan crackdown The top United States diplomat to Africa says there needs to be an "independent and credible" investigation into the Sudanese military's violent dispersal of a protest camp in Khartoum last week....
23:26, 06/15/2019

Look out below! California firefighters rescue a cat from a tree California firefighters rescued a cat from a tree. The cat didn't stick around to thank its rescuers for saving one of its nine lives.        ...
23:13, 05/14/2019

Leia's Rescue of Han is Just as Romantic in Animation In the galaxy of adventures, nothing’s more romantic than killing a bounty hunter, taking his place, and then using his cred to save your beloved. Read more......
18:52, 04/28/2019

Crews had to perform technical rescue near TIA Rescue crews had to perform a technical rescue near the Tucson International Airport Monday morning. Tucson police and fire departments responded to the crash which happened just before 8:30 a.m. It appears an SUV went under a FedEx truck. Crews had ...
16:26, 06/11/2019

Mexico Detains More Migrants as Crackdown Steps Up ARRIAGA, Mexico (AP) — Authorities reinforced efforts over the weekend to deter Central Americans and others from crossing Mexico to reach the United States, detaining migrants in the south and stationing National Guardsmen along the Rio Grande...
05:52, 06/24/2019

Democrats defy Waters on Ex-Im Bank crackdown House Democrats are poised to challenge a deal negotiated by Rep. Maxine Waters that would impose new restrictions on the Export-Import Bank, the first show of resistance among members of the Financial Services Committee since she became chairwoman i...
15:13, 06/21/2019

EU still mourns Tiananmen crackdown victims: spokeswoman The European Union continues to mourn the victims of the Chinese government's deadly crackdown on protesters in Beijing's Tiananmen Square 30 years ago, the EU executive said on Tuesday....
14:00, 06/04/2019

Crackdown trips up human rights groups Social media platforms, under pressure to block extremists, are sometimes also cracking down on human rights advocates and other legitimate content, according to a new report....
05:13, 06/14/2019

Sudan military leader says perpetrators of crackdown ID’d The deputy chief of Sudan’s ruling military council says the military has identified the perpetrators of the violent dispersal of a pro-democracy sit-in, which left more than a hundred dead earlier this month...
16:39, 06/20/2019

Former protesters recount 1989's crackdown Thirty years ago, Dong Shengkun was a 28-year-old worker at a printing factory who listened to students' speeches at the Tiananmen Square and joined the protests out of a desire for change. (May 31)        ...
22:39, 05/31/2019

Sudan hospital traumatized by bloody crackdown After the victims of a deadly crackdown on a protest camp started pouring into a Khartoum hospital, many previous patients there begged to leave in terror, overwhelming doctors....
22:13, 06/07/2019

“Operation Call It Quits” – Robocall Crackdown The Federal Trade Commission is cracking down on robocalls. “Our message is simple: it’s time to call it quits,” Bureau of Consumer Protections Director Andrew Smith said Tuesday as he announced a collaboration with multiple law enf...
02:52, 06/26/2019

U.S. lawmakers, regulators advance crackdown on robocalls The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and 25 state and local agencies on Tuesday unveiled a crackdown on robocalls as a congressional panel approved a bill that would take new steps to reduce the unwanted calls....
01:00, 06/26/2019

Expert: UN failed before Rohingya crackdown in Myanmar UNITED NATIONS (AP) — An independent review of United Nations operations in the years before hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims fled a violent crackdown by Myanmar’s military has concluded that the organization’s many bodies failed...
05:52, 06/18/2019

China says Tiananmen crackdown was 'correct' policy Defence minister Wei Fenghe dismisses criticism that the incident was not handled properlyChina has defended the bloody Tiananmen crackdown on student protesters in a rare public acknowledgement of the event, days before its 30th anniversary, saying ...
14:00, 06/02/2019

Nicaragua officials release more prisoners after crackdown Principal leaders of protests against President Daniel Ortega's government and two prominent journalists were freed from prison Tuesday ahead of a June 18 deadline to release the last of hundreds of people the opposition considers political prisoners...
20:39, 06/11/2019

| 4 dead in Sudan a week after bloody crackdown One week after dozens died in a crackdown on Sudanese protesters demanding civilian rule, four people were killed as security forces moved to quell a civil disobedience campaign launched Sunday....
12:13, 06/10/2019

Israel seeks Swiss help in overseas tax crackdown Israel's finance ministry has sought help from Switzerland in identifying Israelis it believes have undeclared assets at Union Bancaire Privee (UBP) and Bank Julius Baer, Swiss government documents show....
18:13, 06/26/2019

Church wants more vigorous crackdown on Sri Lankan Islamists The Catholic church in Sri Lanka says the government should crack down on Islamists with more vigor "as if on war footing" in the aftermath of the Easter bombings....
09:39, 04/29/2019

Facebook's Crackdown on Vaccine Misinformation Plods Along Ten weeks after Facebook pledged to fight vaccine misinformation, such content remains widely available across its platforms as the social-media giant grapples with how to combat hoaxes and deceptions....
23:00, 05/30/2019

Inside China’s Surveillance Crackdown on Uyghurs In Xinjiang, northwest China, the government is cracking down on the minority Muslim Uyghur population, keeping them under constant surveillance and throwing more than a million people into concentration camps. But in Istanbul, 3,000 miles away, a co...
13:39, 05/09/2019

The political jostling behind Tory internet crackdown Online harms white paper fuses work of DCMS and Home Office, led by PM hopeful Sajid JavidSajid Javid’s warning social media companies face “serious consequences” if they don’t keep users safe marks one of the biggest incursions by the Home Office in...
18:52, 05/01/2019

In Sudan crackdown, bullets fly as doctors struggle During the chaos of a deadly raid on Sudanese protesters at a pro-democracy sit-in in Khartoum on Monday, a man grimaced in pain as doctors sewed his ear back together with no anesthetic....
23:13, 06/05/2019

Council rolls out £4.5m 'smart' cameras to monitor toxic air and trigger vehicle fines Scores of "smart" traffic cameras capable of monitoring air pollution and catching "banned" lorries are to be rolled out in Islington to fight toxic air....
11:52, 05/20/2019

NBA fines 76ers' Ben Simmons $20,000, issues flagrant foul for elbowing Kyle Lowry's groin The NBA fined Philadelphia's Ben Simmons $20,000 and issued him a flagrant foul for “making contact to the groin” of Toronto's Kyle Lowry in Game 3.        ...
01:26, 05/04/2019

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 be allowed to step foot in Italy. The rescue ship instead thanked "the Italian people who defend solidarity."...
04:39, 05/20/2019

Search Teams Complete One Rescue, Continue Another One POWELL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – The beautiful weather made for a great day of hiking. But it was a busy one for search and rescue teams from Wolfe and Powell Counties. On Saturday afternoon, both county squads searched for a woman who was having ...
06:52, 05/19/2019

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....
05:13, 06/12/2019

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....
22:26, 06/14/2019

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...
16:39, 06/09/2019

Crews Working To Rescue Husky At The Gorge (LEX 18)– The Powell County Search And Rescue team is responding to the Red River Gorge for a Husky off a cliff on Napier Road. They are not sure if the Husky climbed down the cliff and could not get back up, or it fell. We have a crew there an...
00:26, 05/28/2019

Rescue dog and deer caught on camera playing tag The chase is on! A rescue dog and deer play a cheerful game of tag. An unlikely friendship started this week when a rescue dog and deer played a game of tag in a Lakewood Ranch, Florida resident’s backyard. The owner of the dog, Ethan Cole, wa...
02:26, 05/16/2019

ECB in touch with Carige after BlackRock pulls out of rescue The European Central Bank has been in touch with special administrators who run Banca Carige after BlackRock pulled out of rescuing the ailing Italian lender, an ECB spokeswoman said on Thursday....
14:39, 05/09/2019

The Latest: UN health agency concerned over Sudan crackdown KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The Latest on developments in Sudan (all times local): 10:25 a.m. The U.N. health agency says it’s gravely concerned over the targeting of patients, medical staff and facilities in Sudan during a military crackdown on pro...
11:26, 06/07/2019

De Blasio gets hotel union endorsement after Airbnb crackdown Mayor Bill de Blasio gained his first major endorsement in his quixotic presidential quest from the New York Hotel and Motel Trades Council — following his administration’s crackdown on union rival Airbnb. De Blasio will join the labor union...
22:39, 06/05/2019

YouTube issues sitewide crackdown on ‘hateful’ videos YouTube will yank down and ban “hateful” and “supremacist” videos — including those that deny violent, well-documented events such as the Holocaust, the company announced Wednesday. “Today, we’re taking another step in o...
22:52, 06/05/2019

Sudan protest leaders reject talks after 60 die in crackdown Sudan's protest leaders have rejected the offer of talks with the country's military rulers after 60 people reportedly died in a violent security crackdown....
18:26, 06/05/2019

Vanuatu to ban disposable nappies in plastics crackdown: 'We had no choice' Nation suffering disproportionately from climate emergency to phase in ban, believed to be world first, by DecemberIt is but a tiny speck in the Pacific Ocean, but the island state of Vanuatu is leading the global fight against plastic waste. The nat...
12:52, 06/22/2019

UN Relocates Staff From Sudan Amid Crackdown On Protesters The United Nations is moving some of its staff from Sudan, a spokeswoman said Wednesday, as the number of dead from a crackdown on protesters soared to more than 100....
00:52, 06/06/2019

Chinese activists seek U.N. investigation into Tiananmen crackdown More than 20 Chinese activists who took part in the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy movement called on Monday on the United Nations' top human rights body to investigate Beijing's deadly crackdown 30 years ago....
06:26, 06/17/2019

Sudanese protesters: Death toll in military crackdown at 60 KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Organizers of the pro-democracy protests in Sudan say the death toll across the country since the violent dispersal of their sit-in in Khartoum earlier this week has increased to 60. The previously reported death toll stood at ...
11:13, 06/05/2019

Trial of Armenia's ex-president opens over police crackdown A court in Armenia has opened a trial of the country's former president on charges stemming from a deadly police crackdown on a demonstration a decade ago....
17:52, 05/13/2019

Deportee tried to re-enter US with boy not his son, ICE says amid child-smuggling crackdown A Honduran man who had been deported in 2013 was charged with alien smuggling in Texas last week for trying to cross the U.S.-Mexico border with a 6-month-old child he falsely claimed was his son, U.S. immigration officials said....
14:39, 05/17/2019

German state vows crackdown on criminal clans Intimidation, coercion, assault: clan crime is "not petty crime," according to the interior minister of Germany's most populous state. The problem had been "deliberately ignored" in the past, he said. But not any more....
10:39, 05/17/2019

Sudan's protesters launch general strike after crackdown Shops are closed and streets are empty across Sudan's capital on the first day of a general strike called for by protest leaders demanding the resignation of the ruling military council....
15:00, 06/09/2019

General strike launched in Sudan after security crackdown Shops are closed and streets are empty across Sudan on the first day of a general strike called by protest leaders demanding the resignation of the ruling military council...
21:39, 06/09/2019

U.S. might blacklist China's Hikvision over Uighur crackdown: source The U.S. administration is considering Huawei-like sanctions on Chinese video surveillance firm Hikvision over the country's treatment of its Uighur Muslim minority, a person briefed on the matter said, the latest effort by the Trump administration t...
00:13, 05/23/2019

FTC crackdown targets operations responsible for one billion robocalls The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and its law enforcement partners are cracking down on robocallers. Today, the FTC announced that it's filed 94 actions against organizations responsible for more than one billion illegal calls. As part of "Oper...
02:00, 06/26/2019

Chinese defense minister says Tiananmen crackdown was justified Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe said on Sunday that the bloody crackdown on protesters around Beijing's Tiananmen Square 30 years ago was the "correct" decision, citing the country's "stability" since then....
05:26, 06/02/2019

Stephen Miller flexes policy might with new asylum crackdown The White House move this week to crackdown on asylum fraud is the latest example of top aide Stephen Miller’s influence on President Trump’s trademark issue, according to insiders....
14:13, 05/02/2019

LIRR employees refusing to work overtime after MTA crackdown Hundreds of Long Island Rail Road workers are refusing to work overtime shifts this weekend to protest the MTA’s crackdown on OT abuse, according to a new report. The agency is planning to use its police force to monitor workers’ attendan...
08:13, 05/11/2019

Trump's Immigration Crackdown Is Curiously Sparing the Bosses Let’s say you’re a piece of shit who wants to reduce the number of undocumented immigrants in this country, for whatever dumbass reason—just pure racism, or because they’re takin’ our jobs, or because MAYBE ISIS???? Surely, with your totally consiste...
12:00, 06/01/2019

30 Years Since The Deadly Tiananmen Crackdown, US Calls It "Heroic" In China the Communist Party made sure the anniversary remained a distant memory, detaining several activists in the run-up to June 4 while popular livestreaming sites conspicuously shut down for......
20:00, 06/04/2019

Sudan’s protesters launch general strike after crackdown KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Shops are closed and streets are empty across Sudan’s capital on the first day of a general strike called for by protest leaders demanding the resignation of the ruling military council. The Sudanese Professionals Associa...
13:26, 06/09/2019

Death toll rises to 60 following Sudanese crackdown on protesters The death toll rose to 60 Tuesday following Sudanese troops having used live fire the day before to break up months-long protests for civil rule in the country's capital, according to opposition forces....
09:00, 06/05/2019

Google cuts off Huawei after Trump administration crackdown The suspension amounts to a major blow to the world’s largest telecommunications equipment maker, which will no longer receive access and support for Google’s proprietary apps like Gmail, YouTube and Chrome....
19:00, 05/20/2019

Feds: Nearly 1,700 arrested in child porn, abuse crackdown WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department says nearly 1,700 people have been arrested following a two-month crackdown aimed at targeting suspected child predators. Tuesday’s announcement caps the nationwide investigation conducted by federal, st...
19:26, 06/11/2019

Chinese activists seek UN investigation into Tiananmen crackdown More than 20 Chinese activists who took part in the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy movement called on Monday on the United Nations' top human rights body to investigate Beijing's deadly crackdown 30 years ago....
07:13, 06/17/2019

El Salvador eyes crackdown on gangs over killings of police SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — El Salvador’s new National Police chief says he has been ordered to crack down on gangs in the face of rising attacks on security forces. Mauricio Arriaza Chicas says new President Nayib Bukele is taking a stron...
04:00, 06/13/2019

South Africa’s Ramaphosa starts crackdown on corruption South African President-elect Cyril Ramaphosa is showing signs of cracking down on corruption Wednesday as the country’s new parliament voted him to lead the country for a five-year term...
18:13, 05/22/2019

Mexico to target human traffickers in immigration crackdown Mexico's foreign affairs secretary says the government will not tolerate human trafficking and provided new details of the weekend "rescue" of nearly 800 migrants packed into semi-trailers....
18:26, 06/17/2019

U.S. calls for ‘independent and credible’ investigation into Sudan crackdown Tibor Nagy said the deadly crackdown "constituted a 180 degree turn in the way events were going with murder, rape, pillaging, by members of the Security Forces."...
15:26, 06/15/2019

South Africa's Ramaphosa starts crackdown on corruption South African President-elect Cyril Ramaphosa is showing signs of cracking down on corruption Wednesday as the country's new parliament voted him to lead the country for a five-year term....
02:13, 05/23/2019

Italian GP set to continue at Monza to 2024 The Italian Grand Prix is set to continue at the famed Monza circuit after race organizers reached an agreement in principle with Formula One owner Liberty Media for a new five-year deal        ...
14:00, 04/30/2019

Italian motorcyclists die, run over by truck in Florida OCALA, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say two men from Italy crashed their motorcycles on a Florida highway and were fatally run over by a semitrailer. A Florida Highway Patrol news release says Bruno Dicosimo and Francesco Vitagliano crashed their bikes Th...
13:26, 06/14/2019

Federer to play in Italian Open Coming off his first clay event in three years, Roger Federer announced Saturday he'll play in next week's Italian Open to prepare for the French Open....
22:52, 05/11/2019

Woman says she was barred from Italian gym because of veil Council pledges support for 28-year-old, who says owner told her: ‘My gym, my rules’An Italian city council has promised its full support to a woman who says she was excluded from a gym because she was wearing a veil.The episode was revealed by the c...
21:39, 05/03/2019

| Malaysian climber dies after Nepal mountain rescue A Malaysian climber rescued in Nepal after two nights in the open on one of the world's most treacherous mountains has died in a Singapore hospital, reports have said....
19:26, 05/04/2019

Arizona animal rescue is trying to rebuild after a devastating fire TUCSON – An Arizona animal rescue is trying to rebuild after a devastating fire. Julie Anaya says the Lend-A-Bone Rescue building caught fire on May 12. Damaging much of the front portion of the building. “I started crying honestly, it ju...
09:52, 06/05/2019

Italy closes investigation against Spanish rescue crew A judge in Sicily has dropped an investigation against two member of the Spanish aid group Proactiva Open Arms who had been suspected of criminal association and aiding illegal migration...
16:00, 05/15/2019

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...
17:13, 05/09/2019

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...
05:00, 06/11/2019

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...
03:00, 05/25/2019

Tucson teen bitten by bobcat during rescue, per AZGFD TUCSON – A Tucson teen was bitten by a bobcat kitten on Wednesday, May 16th. The Arizona Game and Fish Department said the teen was trying to rescue it from a pool when the incident occurred. The victim was treated and a released. The bobcat wa...
01:00, 05/17/2019

AMC Entertainment shares tumble as CEO holds out for ‘Avengers’ rescue Shares of AMC Entertainment tumbled as much as 10 percent Thursday — even as the theater chain’s CEO predicted “Avengers: Endgame” would come to the rescue. Investors sent AMC’s stock down double digits in midday trading — and down 7 percent at the c...
13:26, 05/10/2019

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...
19:00, 06/21/2019

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....
12:00, 06/19/2019

Emergency crews rescue hiker at Sabino Canyon TUCSON – Multiple emergency crews rescued a woman after being injured while hiking in Sabino Canyon on Friday. Rural Metro Fire District says the woman suffered an ankle injury due to “rugged terrain.” Paramedics assisted the patient out of the canyo...
23:52, 05/17/2019

Rescue efforts underway after China quake kills at least 12 BEIJING (AP) — Rescue efforts are underway after an earthquake in southwestern China that has left 12 people dead and 134 others injured. The Yibin city press office said on its social media account that 73 houses had collapsed. The Chinese Ministry ...
09:26, 06/18/2019

First photos of freed hostages after French rescue mission The first pictures of hostages freed following an operation by French troops in Burkina Faso have emerged after two French soldiers were killed during their rescue....
03:52, 05/12/2019

Powell Search & Rescue Warns Of “Zombie” Raccoons POWELL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – Powell County Search and Rescue is warning hikers to be aware of “zombie” raccoons. The animals are not actually “undead.” Rather the animals could possibly be affected with Distemper. The r...
22:26, 05/16/2019

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...
00:13, 06/19/2019

Thailand cave rescue to be turned into Netflix series The story of the dramatic rescue of 12 young football players and their coach from a cave in Thailand is due to be turned into a TV series, Netflix has said....
21:13, 04/30/2019

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...
04:13, 06/05/2019

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)   ...
04:52, 06/05/2019

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. ...
10:52, 06/05/2019

Emergency crews rescue 5 men trapped in Virginia cave Crews in southwest Virginia rescued five men trapped in a cave on Sunday after they began suffering from exhaustion and hypothermia while exploring.        ...
08:26, 04/29/2019

Diary of a rescue: Marc Gasol's mission to help immigrants Moved by the desperation of immigrants and the efforts to rescue them, NBA center Marc Gasol didn't hesitate to accept an invitation to see for himself what one group is doing to help....
18:52, 06/03/2019

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...
01:26, 06/01/2019

Scientists feel chill of crackdown on fetal tissue research WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists are feeling the chill of the Trump administration’s crackdown on fetal tissue research. Tissue left over from abortions has long been used in lifesaving research. New restrictions are ending such work at the Nationa...
19:13, 06/08/2019

Sexual assaults in U.S. military spike despite Pentagon attempts to crackdown The U.S. Defense Department said on Thursday the estimated number of sexual assaults in the military climbed nearly 38 percent in 2018 compared with a survey two years earlier, data that critics say laid bare broken Pentagon promises of a crackdown....
01:13, 05/03/2019

Balloon 'Tank Man' in Taiwan marks 30 years since Tiananmen crackdown A Taiwanese artist has created giant inflatables of a tank and "tank man" - the lone protester who stood in front of a convoy of tanks on Beijing's Tiananmen Square - to mark 30 years since China's......
19:39, 05/21/2019

Sudan army urges elections after brutal crackdown on protesters The Sudanese military has promised elections after its agreement with the main opposition coalition broke down. The announcement comes after dozens of protesters were killed by the army and militia....
15:00, 06/04/2019

A pollution crackdown compounds slowdown woes in China's heartland For years, China's industrial heartland has been cloaked in smog, its waterways choked with pollution pumped from enormous clusters of factories churning out the mountains of cement and steel needed to build the Chinese economy....
05:39, 05/24/2019

UPDATE 1-Canada is worried about potential Chinese crackdown on more exports - PM Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Thursday he was concerned that China could broaden its crackdown on Canada's exports, and said he might seek a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping later this month....
17:13, 06/06/2019

Crowds decline at Venezuela protests amid fears of crackdown CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A modest crowd of Venezuelans has taken to the streets to show support for the opposition-led congress which has come under increasing pressure from the government of President Nicolás Maduro. The march comes days after secu...
19:13, 05/11/2019

Nicaragua amnesty law sparks fear of whitewash over protest crackdown Nicaragua's government on Friday proposed an amnesty law that would free prisoners detained in protests against President Daniel Ortega, but which opponents fear will also limit scope to investigate the state for its crackdown on demonstrators....
01:52, 06/08/2019

Venezuelans rush to Peru border ahead of migration crackdown Thousands of Venezuelans rushed to Peru's northern border on Friday in hopes of entering the Andean country before it imposes tough immigration requirements at midnight, as one of the hitherto most welcoming destinations for the migrants in South Ame...
10:00, 06/15/2019

The German Data Diver Who Exposed China's Muslim Crackdown Research by Adrian Zenz, a born-again Christian anthropologist working alone in a German suburb, thrust China and the West into one of their biggest clashes over human rights in decades, after he showed how China built internment camps and surveillan...
12:00, 05/21/2019

Taiwan calls on China to 'repent' for Tiananmen Square crackdown Taiwan has called on China to "sincerely repent" for the bloody crackdown in Tiananmen Square, as the government remains silent on the 30th anniversary of the tragedy....
15:13, 06/04/2019

"If I Disappear...": Chinese Student Amid Crackdown Over Labour Activism The video opens with the 21-year-old sociology student facing the camera. His voice quivers as he recounts his interrogation - his humiliation - for days at the hands of Beijing police....
08:00, 05/26/2019

Vietnam to crackdown on Chinese goods relabelled to beat U.S. tariffs Vietnam has said it will crackdown on goods of Chinese origin illegally relabelled "Made in Vietnam" by exporters seeking to avoid U.S. President Donald Trump's tariffs on Chinese imports. Vietnamese customs have found scores of such cases amid the o...
08:52, 06/10/2019

Taiwan says 'unrepentant' China covering up June 4 Tiananmen crackdown China continues to cover up the truth about the bloody crackdown on pro-democracy demonstrators in and around Beijing's Tiananmen Square 30 years ago, Taiwan's president said on Tuesday, ahead of vigils in the region to commemorate the event....
10:26, 06/04/2019

Mexico vows to help Central American migrants amid crackdown MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says his country must help Central Americans fleeing poverty and violence. López Obrador said in the northern state of Chihuahua Saturday that the refusal to help foreigners in need is ...
23:26, 06/15/2019

Huawei Chief Predicts Sales Will Flatline After Trump Crackdown Being cut off from American technology will hurt business at the Chinese company this year and next, Ren Zhengfei said, though he vowed a 2021 recovery....
15:00, 06/17/2019

Sudan’s Military Calls for Election After Violent Crackdown on Protesters At least 60 people were killed and hundreds wounded in Khartoum on June 3 when the Sudanese military raided a peaceful sit-in calling for democratic reform. Troops shot into the crowd with live ammunition, set tents alight and beat fleeing protesters...
01:13, 06/07/2019

| Sudan general vows 'gallows' for perpetrators of deadly crackdown A top Sudanese general as vowed to send to the "gallows" those who carried out a deadly crackdown on protesters earlier this month that killed dozens and left hundreds wounded....
08:26, 06/17/2019

'Treating protest as terrorism': US plans crackdown on Keystone XL activists Documents suggest an aggressive response to possible protests against the oil pipeline amid fears of another Standing RockAngeline Cheek is preparing for disaster. The indigenous organizer from the Fort Peck reservation in Montana fears that the prop...
14:09, 05/01/2019

Group says arrests raise fears of fresh crackdown in Egypt An international rights group says the recent arrests of a rights lawyer and an activist have raised fears of a fresh crackdown by Egyptian authorities on dissent...
13:13, 05/18/2019

Sudan Pro-Democracy Groups Vow to Continue Protests After Deadly Crackdown A heavy military presence in the Sudanese capital appeared to deter demonstrations. Citing this week’s killings, the African Union suspended Sudan from all activities....
23:00, 06/06/2019

Cuomo announces new crackdown on fare-beaters, transit violence Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday announced a new crackdown on fare evasion and transit violence in the city, with 500 officers sent to police 50 subway stations and 50 bus routes. Among the ranks will be 200 redeployed MTA cops, 100 Bridge and Tunnels off...
23:13, 06/17/2019

Sudan’s Protesters Reject Military Plan a Day After Bloody Crackdown The movement’s leaders rejected a military plan to hold elections within nine months and instead vowed a civil disobedience campaign to force the military from power....
02:00, 06/05/2019

Mexico’s border crackdown sends migrants south Mexico's efforts to slow Central American migration across its territory showed some bite as people turned around to head south.        ...
15:52, 06/21/2019

New Documents Show Power Games Behind China’s Tiananmen Crackdown A book released in Hong Kong reveals how after the 1989 massacre, China’s top officials united to denounce an ousted leader and embrace a darkly wary worldview....
06:00, 05/31/2019

President Widodo warns of crackdown as Jakarta protest continues Protests continued for a second straight night in Jakarta as supporters of a failed presidential candidate clashed with police despite warnings of a severe crackdown against those who threaten national security....
05:39, 05/23/2019

Vietnam intensifies crackdown on online dissent: Amnesty report Vietnam has stepped up its imprisonment of political activists, Amnesty International said in a report on Monday, intensifying a crackdown that has seen the number of prisoners of conscience increase by almost a third since last year....
09:52, 05/13/2019

Sudanese Protestors Say 60 People Have Died in This Week’s Military Crackdown (KHARTOUM, Sudan) — Organizers of the pro-democracy protests in Sudan say the death toll across the country since the violent dispersal of their sit-in in Khartoum earlier this week has increased to 60. The previously reported death toll stood ...
10:39, 06/05/2019

Global money-laundering watchdog launches crackdown on cryptocurrencies Cryptocurrency firms will be subjected to rules to prevent the abuse of digital coins such as bitcoin for money laundering, a global watchdog said on Friday, the first worldwide regulatory attempt to constrain the rapidly growing sector....
20:52, 06/21/2019

Teacher suspended after her pupils criticise Italian far-right law Schoolchildren’s video presentation compared Salvini decree to 1930s racial lawsAn Italian teacher has been suspended over a video made by her students that compared a security law drafted by Italy’s far-right interior minister, Matteo Salvini, to Mu...
01:13, 05/20/2019

| Italian PM says will resign if coalition squabbles persist Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte says he is ready to resign unless the two parties in the governing populist coalition - the League and the Five Star Movement - stop squabbling....
23:52, 06/03/2019

Italian town is selling houses for $1.60 — with a catch For the price of an espresso lungo, you too can own a classic home in Italy. In Sicily, just a few hours’ drive from the famed Amalfi coast, the ancient town of Mussomeli is selling 100 properties for a euro apiece — a mere $1.60 — as the local gover...
16:13, 05/07/2019

Getting fizzy with it: the Italian wine route that sparkles An Italian region and a sparkling wine, Franciacorta may not be well-known but it is great for vineyard visits and fine places to eat and stayPut sparkling wine and Italy together and the usual answer is prosecco, but 200km west of the Veneto – the h...
10:26, 05/16/2019

The Giro visits the scene of the Italian Job cliffhanger "The GC contenders must tackle the ominous Colle del Nivolet – scene of the climactic escape in the original Italian Job. Here, GCN preview the climb…"...
16:13, 05/23/2019

Federer latest withdrawal from Italian Open "Roger Federer has pulled out of his Italian Open quarter-final clash against Stefanos Tsitsipas due to an injury in his right leg, organisers said on Friday."...
16:26, 05/17/2019

Italian mafia boss escapes from prison An Italian mafia boss has escaped from a detention center in Uruguay, where he was awaiting extradition to Italy, the Uruguayan Ministry of Interior said in a statement....
18:13, 06/25/2019

| Marquez snatches pole for Italian MotoGP Marc Marquez snatched pole for Sunday's Italian MotoGP with Yamaha's Fabio Quartararo and Ducati's Petrucci joining the Honda rider on the front row at Mugello....
03:52, 06/02/2019

Atalanta has Italian Cup and Champions League to play for Atalanta has both the Italian Cup final against Lazio and a spot in the Champions League still to play for        ...
18:26, 05/14/2019

Italian deputy PM Di Maio says coalition meeting went well Deputy Italian Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio said a late-night coalition meeting had gone well and the government would work to raise workers' pay and to cut taxes in the next budget....
10:52, 06/11/2019

The latest Toy Story 4 trailer gives us this year's greatest rescue mission In the last teaser for Toy Story 4 Pixar introduced us to Duke Caboom, the spirited Canadian stuntman voiced by Keanu Reeves. For its latest trailer, the playtime gang are on a recovery mission to rescue Bonnie’s beloved Forky (Tony Hale). The crafts...
18:52, 05/21/2019

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...
14:13, 06/18/2019

Puppy helps police rescue owner after he fell into ditch Man’s best friend indeed. One rescue puppy in Ireland is being praised as a hero for “doing a bit of rescuing himself” and helping police find his owner after the 62-year-old man fell into a ditch during a nighttime walk. Pat Brennan of Portarl...
17:39, 06/24/2019

Netflix signs deal for Thai cave boy rescue miniseries Netflix said on Tuesday it had secured the rights to make a miniseries about the dramatic rescue of 12 boys and their soccer coach from a cave in northern Thailand last year that captured international attention....
11:13, 04/30/2019

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...
02:26, 05/23/2019

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...
21:52, 06/16/2019

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....
12:13, 06/11/2019

Cops use helicopter to rescue elderly man from Staten Island marsh NYPD officers swooped down in a helicopter to rescue an 83-year-old man who was stuck in a Staten Island marsh on Thursday, authorities said. The elderly man got lost and trapped in the waterlogged area in Ocean Breeze soon before 2 p.m. while he was...
08:13, 05/03/2019

| WATCH: Rescue efforts underway after massive landslide in Bolivia Bolivian rescue teams and residents of a hillside neighbourhood in La Paz attempt to recover what is left of their homes and belongings after a landslide struck, triggered by heavy rain and runoffs....
15:52, 05/02/2019

World Cup Live: Rain Comes To Proteas' Rescue After Cottrell Strikes 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup, SA vs WI, Live Score: South Africa lost two early wickets batting first in Southampton against West Indies before rain stopped the play....
13:52, 06/10/2019

UPDATE 1-Alitalia to respond to possible rescue plan on Thursday - source State-appointed commissioners running Alitalia are expected to reply on Thursday to a request by Italy's state railway Ferrovie dello Stato to extend a deadline for submitting a rescue plan for the airline, a source familiar with the matter said....
21:26, 04/30/2019

Two French soldiers killed in rescue of four hostages in Burkina Faso Two French soldiers were killed in a night-time rescue of four foreign hostages including two French citizens from the clutches of a militant group described as "terrorists" by the military....
15:13, 05/10/2019

Two French soldiers killed in rescue of four hostages in West Africa Two French soldiers were killed in an operation to rescue four hostages in the Sahel region of Africa, France said on Friday, adding that the hostages, including a U.S. woman, a South Korean citizen and two Frenchmen, were now safe....
13:52, 05/10/2019

Netflix is making a show based on the Thai cave rescue Netflix has teamed up with SK Global Entertainment, the production company behind Crazy Rich Asians, to create a show based on the 2018 Thai cave rescue. It was a widely publicized event, which (thankfully) saw the extraction of 12 boys and their soc...
14:52, 04/30/2019

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...
22:13, 06/09/2019

Bangladesh police 'rescue' dozens of Rohingya being trafficked to Malaysia Bangladeshi police prevented dozens of Rohingya Muslims, most of them women, about to be trafficked to Malaysia by boat, authorities said on Tuesday....
09:13, 05/14/2019

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....
11:52, 06/12/2019

Crunch board meeting to debate Arcadia rescue plan The directors of Sir Philip Green's high street empire will meet on Tuesday ahead of a looming decision on whether to pursue a controversial restructuring plan or pave the way for an auction of the company....
16:13, 04/29/2019

UPDATE 2-UniCredit chairman does not rule out industry rescue of Carige Italy's banks could come to the rescue of Carige to safeguard financial stability after U.S. asset manager BlackRock dropped a planned bid for the struggling regional lender, the chairman of UniCredit said on Wednesday....
21:52, 05/15/2019

A deer leaped into the ocean, and tried to ride waves. Then, surfers had to rescue it A deer leaped into the ocean at a New Jersey beach and swam nearly 25 yards from shore. A video shows the epic rescue.        ...
16:00, 05/09/2019

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 ...
14:52, 06/18/2019

Crews work to rescue 3 men trapped in Virginia cave; 2 rescued Crews in southwest Virginia are rescuing five men trapped in a cave after they began suffering from exhaustion and hypothermia while exploring.        ...
00:52, 04/29/2019

Alaska man given Coast Guard medal years after girl's rescue An Alaska man has received the U.S. Coast Guard's second-highest civilian honor for saving a girl from drowning when they were both children more than 20 years ago....
04:39, 05/20/2019

Rescue launched for 3 Bolivian miners trapped in Chile mine SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Chilean authorities say specialized teams have begun an effort to rescue three Bolivians trapped in a mine in northern Chile. The San José mine collapsed late Thursday, trapping the men at a depth of nearly 230 feet (70 meters)...
20:13, 06/14/2019

Cambodian building collapse: PM takes charge of rescue mission Prime Minister Hun Sen says he will oversee the search for any remaining missing workers following a building collapse. At least 19 people were killed when the seven-story structure caved in at a popular vacation town....
01:13, 06/24/2019

Bevin Recognizes Historic Gorge Rescue Using Blackhawk Chopper (LEX 18) — On Monday, Gov. Matt Bevin recognized a historic rescue in which a UH-60 Blackhawk was used for the first time in Kentucky for such a mission. On the way home from training May 18, soldiers with the Kentucky National Guard received a...
04:39, 06/04/2019

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...
04:39, 06/22/2019

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....
04:00, 06/21/2019

Combat search and rescue exercise underway at Davis-Monthan TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson is hosting an exercise that officials say will provide realistic training for combat search and rescue missions. A statement released by the southern Arizona base said aircraft from Davis-Mo...
17:52, 05/03/2019

Timeline: Thai cave rescue that transfixed the world for 17 days On June 23, 2018, a group of 12 boys and their soccer coach went to explore the Tham Luang cave complex in Thailand's Chiang Rai province, not knowing that rising flood water after heavy rain would soon trap them....
14:26, 06/24/2019

Donald Trump Forgets What He Had Gifted To Queen. Melania To The 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......
14:26, 06/04/2019

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...
13:52, 06/05/2019

More parking, towing crackdown coming to Joffre Lakes, one of B.C.’s busiest parks The Joffre Lakes plan will also look at possible day-use fees or a hard cap on the number of day-use visitors, should "sustainable visitation levels" remain a problem....
23:13, 06/25/2019

Sudan’s generals launch renewed crackdown to defeat general strike Arrests of white-collar workers to discourage protest follow assault by regime’s paramilitariesThe military regime in Sudan has launched a new wave of arrests and violent intimidation in an effort to undermine opposition plans for a widespread campai...
12:00, 06/09/2019

Venezuelan lawmakers seek refuge in embassies after crackdown on Guaido allies Two Venezuelan lawmakers sought refuge at foreign embassies in Caracas on Thursday, as the government of President Nicolas Maduro cracked down on allies of opposition leader Juan Guaido who supported his attempted uprising last week....
07:00, 05/10/2019

Tiananmen Square protests: crackdown intensifies as 30th anniversary nears Authorities expand detention of activists and censorship ahead of 4 June Chinese authorities have detained dozens of people as part of a ramped-up annual crackdown ahead of the anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre.Tuesday will mark 30 years s...
08:00, 05/31/2019

The Catholic Church in Sri Lanka Urges the Government to Crackdown on Islamists as If ‘on a War Footing’ (COLOMBO, Sri Lanka) — The Catholic church in Sri Lanka said Tuesday that the government should crack down on Islamists with more vigor “as if on war footing” in the aftermath of the Easter bombings. Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith, the ar...
10:26, 04/29/2019

Trump’s Immigration Crackdown Has Blunted Police Efforts to Be Tough on Crime Requests for U visas are declining, a sign that undocumented crime victims are losing hope in the program and are less inclined to help the authorities stop criminals....
17:52, 05/14/2019

| Australian police raid public broadcaster amid media crackdown Australian police have raided the headquarters of public broadcaster ABC, the second high-profile raid on journalists in 24 hours in a sharp crackdown on sensitive leaks....
18:52, 06/06/2019

Sudan Opposition Chief Demands Unbiased Probe On Protest Crackdown Sudan's veteran opposition leader Sadiq al-Mahdi called on Friday for an "objective" international investigation into last week's deadly crackdown on protesters, after the ruling military council......
21:52, 06/14/2019

US STOCKS-Futures drop on concerns over spiraling fallout of Huawei crackdown U.S. stock index futures fell on Monday, as fears over the impact on major technology companies from Washington's crackdown on China's Huawei Technologies added to concerns over worsening trade dispute between the world's two biggest economies....
14:26, 05/20/2019

Rights groups question Mexican migration crackdown after woman's death Rights groups on Wednesday raised concerns over Mexico's use of security forces to curb illegal migration after prosecutors said they were investigating the death of a young woman in an alleged shooting of Salvadoran migrants by police last week....
03:52, 06/20/2019

REFILE- UPDATE 1-Money-laundering watchdog unveils crackdown on cryptocurrencies Cryptocurrency firms will be subjected to rules to prevent the abuse of digital coins such as bitcoin for money laundering, a global watchdog said on Friday, the first worldwide regulatory attempt to constrain the rapidly growing sector....
20:52, 06/21/2019

Tokyo's Halloween Crackdown Includes Plans For Banning Public Drinking Last year, Halloween in Tokyo’s Shibuya descended into chaos. According to News 24, Shibuya is moving towards regulating the area’s Halloween celebrations by banning public drinking in the roads around the station as well as in public parks....
15:13, 05/13/2019

Timeline: From reform hopes to brutal crackdown - China's Tiananmen protests Next Tuesday, June 4, marks 30 years since China bloodily suppressed pro-democracy demonstrations in and around central Beijing's Tiananmen Square, when Chinese troops opened fire on their own people....
10:13, 05/27/2019

Pakistan Pashtun activists say leader arrests herald state crackdown After a deadly clash between troops and activists at a security post in northern Pakistan, organizers of a rights movement that has unnerved the powerful army say a campaign of intimidation against them has intensified, with many top leaders detained...
13:26, 06/20/2019

| Sudan protesters reject army election plan after deadly crackdown Sudan's protest movement has called for fresh rallies and rejected the military rulers' election plan after nearly 40 people were killed in what demonstrators called a "bloody massacre" by security forces....
23:26, 06/05/2019

Sudanese General Strike Launched to Protest Violent Military Crackdown (KHARTOUM, Sudan) — Shops were closed and streets were empty across Sudan on Sunday, the first day of a general strike called for the start of the workweek by protest leaders demanding the resignation of the ruling military council. The Sudanes...
03:00, 06/10/2019

Liquidity at Italy's Carige steady after Blackrock pulls out of rescue - sources Troubled Italian bank has suffered no deposit outflows following a decision by U.S. fund BlackRock to pull out of a rescue bid for the lender, two sources close to the bank said on Friday....
17:26, 05/10/2019

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...
13:26, 06/14/2019

Officials rescue 136 dogs from multi-million-dollar California home More than 100 dogs were rescued this week from a fetid, poop-filled multi-million-dollar home within a California gated community –according to new reports. Orange County cops were tipped off about a possible animal cruelty condition inside the...
17:26, 05/31/2019

France honors soldiers who died during hostage rescue in Burkina Faso An American woman who was taken hostage in Burkina Faso was nearly handed over to al-Qaida militants before she was rescued by U.S. commandos, a French military officer said Tuesday....
08:52, 05/15/2019

Gene-modified viruses rescue patient from drug-resistant 'superbug' Doctors normally resort to bacteriophages (bacteria-killing viruses) to kill antibiotic-resistant "superbugs" only when they've run out of options, in part because it's difficult to find the ideal example. It can take months or more just t...
21:26, 05/12/2019

| 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....
13:52, 06/08/2019

Burger King worker falls through roof, gets leg stuck: 'The rescue was very challenging' A strange scene unfolded at a Texas Burger King when the local fire department was called to rescue a worker apparently fell through the roof and got his leg stuck....
00:39, 06/25/2019

GM, union reach deal to rescue part of Ontario plant: source General Motors and the largest union representing Canada's auto workers have reached a deal to partly rescue an auto plant in Ontario slated to close this year by converting it to a parts-stamping facility, a source familiar with the matter said on W...
19:26, 05/08/2019

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...
05:39, 06/05/2019

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....
02:26, 06/05/2019

Mini rescue plan provokes lawsuit amid store closures BMW's effort to shore up dealer profitability for its Mini brand is not going over well with some U.S. retailers. Just ask David Peterson, past chairman of the dealer council, whose store has closed....
08:00, 06/24/2019

GM, union reach deal to rescue part of Ontario plant -source General Motors and the largest union representing Canada's auto workers have reached a deal to partly rescue an auto plant in Ontario slated to close this year by converting it to a parts-stamping facility, a source familiar with the matter said on W...
17:26, 05/08/2019

Netflix to Make Show About Thai Cave Rescue That Gripped the World Netflix agreed Tuesday to team up with the makers of Crazy Rich Asians for a production based on the gripping real-life rescue of the football team from a flooded Thai cave....
17:00, 05/01/2019

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. ...
17:52, 06/26/2019

Thai cave rescue boys sign Netflix deal for miniseries The twelve Thai boys and their soccer coach who were trapped in a flooded cave last summer will soon tell their story on Netflix. On Tuesday, they formally signed a deal with the online streaming giant....
09:00, 05/01/2019

British Steel enters insolvency after rescue talks with government fail Steelmaker directly employs 5,000 people and thousands more in the supply chainWhat went wrong at British Steel?British Steel has entered insolvency, putting 5,000 jobs directly at risk and endangering thousands more in the supply chain after talks w...
14:13, 05/22/2019

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....
15:52, 06/21/2019

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....
03:26, 06/07/2019

Nadal outlasts Djokovic for ninth Italian Open win Rafael Nadal withstood a brave fightback from Novak Djokovic to earn his ninth Italian Open title with a 6-0, 4-6, 6-1 victory over the world No. 1 in Rome....
06:26, 05/20/2019

Foreign funds loosen bearish bet on big Italian banks Funds that built big short positions in Italy's leading banks from early 2018 have lowered the size of their bets in the last few months as political worries eased, regulatory data shows....
02:00, 05/23/2019

Fans set police car on fire ahead of Italian cup final ROME (AP) — A police car was set on fire as Lazio fans clashed with local authorities near the Stadio Olimpico before the Italian Cup final on Wednesday. Italian national news agency Ansa reported that the two policemen who were in the car at the tim...
21:26, 05/15/2019

Italian ferry towed to Croatia after problems in Adriatic An Italian ferry carrying more than 300 people has arrived in the Croatian port of Split on the Adriatic coast after getting stranded in open sea because of technical problems....
14:00, 05/10/2019

Giuliano Bugialli, Champion of Italian Cuisine, Dies at 88 In his books and his cooking classes, he extolled traditional recipes. His 1977 cookbook, “The Fine Art of Italian Cooking,” is a standard in the field....
22:52, 05/03/2019

Serena pulls out of Italian Open with knee injury Serena Williams pulled out of the Italian Open on Tuesday due to a persistent knee injury which casts doubt on her participation in the French Open which begins this month....
04:13, 05/15/2019

Fascist symbols and rhetoric on rise in Italian EU vote MILAN (AP) — The perception is growing among Italians that fascism, officially banned as a political movement in Italy but never really vanquished from popular culture or the political fringe, is rearing its head in alarming ways. Fascist salutes, lo...
11:13, 05/23/2019

Franco Zeffirelli’s son says the famed Italian director has died at the age of 96 ROME (AP) — Franco Zeffirelli’s son says the famed Italian director has died at the age of 96....
16:13, 06/15/2019

Italian PM sacks junior minister under probe for corruption Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has sacked a junior minister from the right-wing League party in his uneasy coalition populist government who is under investigation for corruption....
18:39, 05/08/2019

Italian island refunds hotel cost if it rains The Italian island of Elba has a new program called "Elba No Rain." Guests on the island during May can get their night's hotel fee refunded if it rains for too long. Find out just how much it has to pour before you get to stay for free....
11:00, 05/19/2019

Berlusconi leaves Italian hospital, to campaign for EU vote ROME (AP) — Former Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi has left a Milan hospital, six days after intestinal surgery, vowing to keep running for the European Parliament. The 82-year-old Berlusconi told reporters Monday he feared he had reached the ̶...
15:00, 05/06/2019

The Outrageous FV Frangivento Asfane DieciDieci Wants to Be the Italian Koenigsegg Ever heard of FV Frangivento? If you haven’t, you’re not alone—the Italian automaker has only recently unveiled their outrageous 996 HP Asfane DieciDieci. But the company is already dreaming big....
17:00, 06/05/2019

Italian Molinari named Europe's player of the year "Francesco Molinari was named the European Tour\u0027s Golfer of the Year for the first time on Monday, capping a stellar season in which he won the British Open to become the first Italian major champion."...
16:00, 05/01/2019

Italian ex-PM Berlusconi hospitalised with abdominal pain - source Former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi was taken by ambulance to Milan's San Raffaele hospital suffering abdominal pain on Tuesday, a source familiar with the situation said....
12:39, 04/30/2019

Italian PM to coalition leaders: Stop squabbling or I quit Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte says he'll resign unless the two parties in the coalition government set aside their differences and continue working on the government program....
22:39, 06/03/2019

Italian mafia boss escapes from Uruguayan prison An Italian mafia boss has escaped from a detention center in Uruguay, where he was awaiting extradition to Italy, the Uruguayan Ministry of Interior said in a statement....
23:13, 06/24/2019

Kyrgios thrown out of Italian Open after on-court outburst Nick Kyrgios was defaulted from his second round Italian Open clash against Norway's Casper Ruud on Thursday after the hot-headed Australian hurled a chair on to the court....
22:39, 05/16/2019

Fendi celebrates Italian summers with help of Luca Guadagnino Call Me By Your Name director made garden sketches for concept presented by maisonTwo Italian greats came together on Monday morning in Milan as the fashion house Fendi unveiled the Oscar-winning director Luca Guadagnino as the guest artist for its s...
23:39, 06/17/2019

Miller: Alex Rins scared the s*** out of me in MotoGP's Italian GP Jack Miller says MotoGP rival Alex Rins "scared the s*** out of me" during the Italian Grand Prix at Mugello, as the Australian was caught out by the Suzuki's cornering ability...
17:52, 06/03/2019

Federer, Nadal and Osaka win on busy day at Italian Open Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Naomi Osaka all advance with routine wins in the first of their two matches on a busy Thursday at the Italian Open        ...
15:52, 05/16/2019

Nick Kyrgios Is Disqualified After Tantrum at the Italian Open Kyrgios walked off the court in a fit of rage after throwing a chair onto the red clay and was defaulted from his second-round match against Casper Ruud....
19:26, 05/16/2019

Avalanche strands 4 Italian, 3 local climbers in Pakistan An Italian diplomat and two mountaineering workers in Pakistan say an avalanche has stranded a group of four Italian and three Pakistani climbers on a mountain in the country's north....
16:52, 06/17/2019

The Complications of Italian Immigration Play Out in the Palermo Market Italy’s fear of migrants is complicated in Palermo, which Bangladeshis and other foreigners call home. Some Italians thank them for confronting the Mafia...
22:39, 05/22/2019

Armani unveils Italian Olympic team uniforms during MFW Giorgio Armani put a sporty accent on Day 2 of Milan Fashion Week, with an Emporio Armani collection that accented active wear. And he introduced his fifth official uniform for the Italian Olympic and Paralympic teams competing in Japan next year....
21:00, 06/15/2019

Italian GP: Petrucci "sorry" for "aggressive" Dovizioso MotoGP pass Italian Grand Prix winner Danilo Petrucci says he is "so sorry" to Andrea Dovizioso for his last-lap move that his team-mate described as "very aggressive"...
18:39, 06/02/2019

The Secret Art Collection of a Reclusive Italian Tycoon Is Unveiled Francesco Federico Cerruti built an imposing villa outside Turin, filling it with an assortment of stellar works. The building is now open to the public....
23:39, 05/06/2019

Italian museum looks to unlock da Vinci hair mystery An Italian museum says it plans to carry out DNA tests on a lock of hair it believes might have belonged to the Renaissance artist Leonardo da Vinci, who died 500 years ago this month....
14:26, 05/06/2019

Rosé's Marvelous, Multi-Tasking Italian Cousin When will Americans wake up to the considerable charms of rosato? It comes in multiple shades of pink and a range of flavor profiles suited to diverse dishes and drinking occasions....
00:52, 05/25/2019

H&M announces collaboration with Italian designer Giambattista Valli Celebrities from Kendall Jenner to the singer H.E.R. helped to launch the high-street retailer’s new collection at Cannes The high-street retailer H&M has announced that its next collaboration is with the Paris-based Italian designer Giambattista Val...
23:39, 05/24/2019

YouTube crackdown blocked history teachers who shared archive videos of Hitler YouTube's crackdown on white supremacy and hate speech has ensnared history teachers who are trying to upload archival footage of Nazi dictator Adolph Hitler. ...
21:13, 06/07/2019

RPT-Brokers brave China's FX market crackdown in hunt for household high rollers Lured by hopes that China's retail investors could become major players in global currency markets, foreign brokers are brazenly chasing business in a grey area of the country's online trading sector, even as Beijing vows to wipe out such activities....
03:39, 05/17/2019

Mexico’s Crackdown at Its Southern Border, Prompted by Trump, Scares Migrants From Crossing Increased enforcement along the border with Guatemala, which began in recent days, has made crossing into Mexico harder. This has dissuaded migrants from traveling north....
17:52, 06/24/2019

Brokers brave China's FX market crackdown in hunt for household high rollers Lured by hopes that China's retail investors could become major players in global currency markets, foreign brokers are brazenly chasing business in a grey area of the country's online trading sector, even as Beijing vows to wipe out such activities....
11:13, 05/16/2019

Sudan: Death toll climbs to 100 as bodies pulled from Nile after military crackdown The African Union Peace and Security Council suspended Sudan from its activities Thursday after the death toll from a military crackdown on protesters climbed to more than 100....
23:52, 06/06/2019

Iran's Khamenei urges crackdown on illegal arms, social media curbs Iran's top leader called on Sunday for a crackdown on illegal weapons after the rare shooting of a cleric, and said easy access to guns in the United States served only a "mafia of gun manufacturers", his website reported....
16:26, 04/28/2019

OnStar alert leads to rescue of Florida baby from hot car after mom passes out inside: deputies OnStar, an in-vehicle safety and security system, helped save a 1-year-old Florida girl trapped in a hot car on Sunday after her mom passed out inside, authorities said....
06:39, 06/06/2019

9/11 Memorial Glade honors rescue, recovery workers affected by toxin exposure The 9/11 Memorial on the Lower East Side of Manhattan unveiled a shrine on Thursday to honor the tens of thousands of first responders who are suffering from chronic illnesses or have died from exposure to toxins at Ground Zero....
03:26, 05/31/2019

Alitalia commissioners to respond on Thursday to request for more time for rescue plan - source Alitalia's commissioners are expected to reply on Thursday to a request by Italy's state railway Ferrovie dello Stato to extend a deadline for the submission of a rescue plan for the carrier, a source familiar with the matter said on Tuesday....
21:26, 04/30/2019

Rodin rescue: visitor cracks Madrid gallery's mistaken identity case Portrait thought to be of notorious Belgian king turns out to be of French sculptorA tiny and previously unknown portrait of Auguste Rodin has been discovered thanks to an unwell child, a sharp-eyed art graduate and an unusually constructive use of T...
05:26, 06/06/2019

I was filled with self-loathing after losing my novel on my laptop – Russell Crowe came to my rescue | Brigid Delaney While my general level of chaos has made life hard, the Gladiator is my guardian angelYou dream of a novel long before you write it. It ferments in some depthless place in your subconscious and, when it’s ready to pop out, it will tap on your skull l...
12:00, 05/17/2019

Mitsubishi plans $1.4 billion rescue for plant engineering firm Chiyoda: Nikkei Japanese trading house Mitsubishi Corp and MUFG Bank plan to rescue plant engineering company Chiyoda Corp with a $1.4 billion lifeline, betting on a turnaround fueled by greater LNG demand, the Nikkei newspaper reported on Monday....
05:13, 05/06/2019

Firefighter says goodbye to rescue dog in viral post. Dog owners relate: Pets are family A St. Louis man shared photos and grieved his dog, Bella, who he rescued while a firefighter. Pet owners relate, knowing dogs are family.        ...
07:00, 05/13/2019

Couple use Twitter to rescue newborn girl abandoned on Indian garbage dump Vinod Kapri, an Indian journalist and filmmaker based in Delhi, checks Twitter first thing every morning -- like virtually every journalist on the planet....
22:52, 06/17/2019

Idai disaster: Stranded victims still need rescue from heavy rains as UN scales up response Dire conditions persist in vast areas of southern Africa affected by Cyclone Idai as heavy rain continues to cause “massive destruction”, the UN said on Thursday, while aid teams scale up efforts to reach those most in need....
17:26, 04/28/2019

Navy Deploys 3 Ships For Rescue Operations Ahead Of Cyclone Fani Landfall As Cyclone Fani is due to make landfall on Friday, the Indian Navy has deployed three naval ships so that it can launch rescue operation after the cyclone hits the coastline of Odisha....
21:00, 05/02/2019

Green Valley basset hound springs into action to rescue injured owner #metaslider_237738_filmstrip.flexslider .slides li {margin-right: 5px;} Green Valley Fire District Green Valley Fire District Green Valley Fire District ...
06:39, 06/08/2019

Firefighters in Arizona Make Dramatic Rescue of 1,000-Year-Old ‘Medusa Mother Tree’ Firefighters in the American state of Arizona had a very different rescue mission on their hands - in order to save not people but a historic tree in a national park.  ...
22:26, 06/24/2019

Frida, rescue dog who saved a dozen lives in Mexico earthquake, retires after 10 years A rescue dog that has participated in dozens of missions during natural disasters has officially retired, Mexico’s Navy announced.        ...
20:00, 06/25/2019

UN says Canada’s plan to rescue Wood Buffalo National Park needs ‘considerably more effort’ The status of Canada's largest park as a world heritage site remains wobbly after a United Nations body expressed grave doubts about a federal plan to rescue it....
03:00, 06/14/2019

Video: Chopper Rescue Of 74-Year-Old Woman Turns Scary As Stretcher Spins A woman who injured herself while hiking on Phoenix mountain was rescued by a helicopter, with a video showing her stretcher spinning rapidly while being lifted up....
10:13, 06/05/2019

Comedian Jon Stewart given standing ovation after criticising Congress over treatment of 9/11 rescue workers Comedian Jon Stewart has been given a standing ovation after he criticised lawmakers over the level of healthcare provided for responders to the 9/11 terrorist attacks....
02:39, 06/13/2019

Facebook takes down fake Italian accounts ahead of EU election Facebook said on Sunday it had taken down numerous Italian accounts on its platform that were false or were spreading fake news ahead of a European parliamentary election later this month....
01:00, 05/13/2019

Rachel Roddy’s Italian frittata recipe | A Kitchen in Rome Studded with courgettes and fat crumbs of ricotta, this light, soft frittata is a herald of summerWhen did having hard-boiled eggs at Gatwick airport become a habit? Four years ago? Two years ago? I could probably work it out if I went back over the ...
14:39, 06/10/2019

Italian GP: Marquez didn't battle Petrucci to help MotoGP title bid Marc Marquez claims he did not try a last-lap winning move in the Italian Grand Prix because he was thinking of the MotoGP title race with Andrea Dovizioso...
18:39, 06/02/2019

Givenchy showcases new men's collection in 14th century Italian villa Clare Waight Keller stages first menswear show for label, inspired by mix of Baudelaire and Asian street styleJust over a year since she became one of the most famous designers in the world having designed Meghan Markle’s wedding dress, Givenchy crea...
16:52, 06/13/2019

Serena Williams Pulls Out of the Italian Open With a Knee Injury It was the third straight tournament that Williams, 37, had withdrawn from because of physical problems. The French Open starts in less than two weeks....
22:52, 05/14/2019

Jamie's Italian struggled for relevance as people changed their habits Rise of food delivery services led to chain being taken off the menu for British dinersThe collapse of Jamie Oliver’s UK restaurant empire is a major blow to the celebrity chef who became a household name after he was talent-spotted at London’s River...
23:26, 05/21/2019

Trade war, Brexit and Italian debt are major concerns, SNB chairman says The Swiss National Bank (SNB) is watching the U.S.-China trade war, Brexit and the Italian fiscal situation "very closely," after it held its policy of negative interest rates and readiness to intervene in foreign exchange markets....
18:39, 06/13/2019

Italian clubs oppose Juventus-led Champions League plan Most of the top Italian clubs oppose Champions League reforms pushed by Juventus chairman Andrea Agnelli to close off entries to the competition       ...
17:00, 06/11/2019

Back on top: Nadal beats Djokovic for 9th Italian Open title Rafael Nadal is right back where he wants to be after winning Italian Open title with victory over Djokovic        ...
19:52, 05/19/2019

American accused of killing Italian clothing store owner VITERBO, Italy (AP) — Italian police have arrested a 22-year-old American and accused him of killing a 74-year-old Italian owner of a clothing store in Viterbo, a city near Rome. Police arrested Michael Aaron Pang on Saturday and allege the killed th...
01:00, 05/06/2019

Fraught Franco-Italian relations a roadblock risk for Renault-FCA Fiat Chrysler's proposed $35 billion merger with Renault has cheered investors, won conditional support from Paris and Rome and even earned cautious backing from trade unions....
00:13, 05/30/2019

Tennis: Kyrgios thrown out of Italian Open after on-court outburst Nick Kyrgios was defaulted from his second round Italian Open clash against Norway's Casper Ruud on Thursday after the hot-headed Australian hurled a chair on to the court....
16:26, 05/16/2019

UEFA picks Italian referee for Europa League final UEFA has picked Italian referee Gianluca Rocchi for the Europa League final between English rivals Arsenal and Chelsea        ...
15:26, 05/13/2019

Palermo Relegated From Italian Second Division Due To—Shocker!—Corruption And Fraud Just days before Palermo were set to play in the Italian second division promotion playoffs with a spot in Serie A hanging in the balance, the Italian soccer authorities hit the Sicilian club with a relegation penalty that will send them into the thi...
21:13, 05/14/2019

Italian stocks fall on budget concerns, FTSE gains Italian stocks fell more than half a percent on Tuesday, pulling European stock markets lower, as concerns about the country's budget deficit overshadowed news of talks on a merger of Fiat-Chrysler and Renault....
10:13, 05/28/2019

U.S., Italian F-35As integrate for first time in Astral Knight exercise The U.S. Air Force announced the completion of a large air-and-missile defense exercise in Europe, which for the first time featured U.S. F-35As integrating operationally and communicating with Italian F-35As....
19:39, 06/07/2019

Italian museum looks to unlock Leonardo da Vinci hair mystery ITALY – An Italian museum says it plans to carry out DNA tests on a lock of hair it believes might have belonged to the Renaissance artist Leonardo da Vinci, who died 500 years ago this month. However, some experts have thrown doubt on the exer...
18:52, 05/06/2019

Roger Federer Gets the Pope Treatment on a Chaotic Day at the Italian Open While Federer was awed by the way fans responded to him at the Italian Open, other players were struggling to cope with poor conditions on and off the court....
12:52, 05/17/2019

Global stocks weighed down by concerns over trade, Italian budget A slight gain in benchmark U.S. indices early on Tuesday was not enough to turn global stock markets higher as concerns about Italy's budget and the fate of U.S.-China trade talks continued to weigh on investor sentiment....
18:00, 05/28/2019

Uruguayan prison chief quits after Italian mobster escapes MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — The director of Uruguay’s prison system has resigned following the escape of a top Italian organized crime boss from the jail where he was being held while awaiting extradition to Italy. The government announced Tuesd...
00:26, 06/26/2019

Italian automotive supplier plans new manufacturing plant in Detroit Tiberina Group, a supplier of body-in-white and metal stampings for the auto industry, acquired 10 acres of land at the former American Axle site near downtown Detroit....
22:39, 05/31/2019

Italian GP: Pramac Ducati's Bagnaia tops MotoGP second practice Pramac Ducati rookie Francesco Bagnaia moved to the top of the times in second practice for this weekend's Italian Grand Prix at Mugello, ahead of fellow MotoGP newcomer Fabio Quartararo...
17:13, 05/31/2019

Italian central bank chief takes populists to task MILAN (AP) — The head of Italy’s central bank has issued strong warnings against some of the populist government’s economic prescriptions. Ignazio Visco’s annual address in Rome on Friday coincides with a deadline from the EU Commis...
14:13, 05/31/2019

The Latest: Italian Open champion Pliskova loses to Martic The latest on the French Open: Second-seeded Karolina Pliskova eliminated from French Open, ensuring that Naomi Osaka will hold onto the No. 1 ranking        ...
13:39, 05/31/2019

Ray-ban owner EssilorLuxottica draws line under Franco-Italian feud EssilorLuxottica declared an end to a feud between its French and Italian partners on Monday, saying it would drop all legal proceedings and focus on integrating the eyewear group formed by last year's 54 billion euro ($61 billion) merger....
19:13, 05/13/2019

Fiat Chrysler's Italian headaches show challenges of global tie-up Fiat Chrysler has been angling for a combination with another automaker for years, and its latest attempt - for a global tie-up with France's Renault - could address some of the main weaknesses of both companies, sources say....
05:13, 05/27/2019

Italian PM optimistic the country can avoid disciplinary procedure from Brussels Italy's leader has told CNBC he was optimistic about the possibility that the European Commission would not pursue an excessive deficit procedure against his government....
12:39, 06/21/2019

Italian PM’s threat to quit leaves ball in Salvini’s court Bickering between the League and M5S has intensified since European elections The fate of Italy’s coalition government lies with the far-right deputy prime minister, Matteo Salvini, a day after the prime minister threatened to resign if Salvini’s Lea...
20:26, 06/04/2019

Fans set police car on fire ahead of Italian Cup final in Rome Lazio fans also threw bottles, stones and other objects before the team's game against Atalanta. Police responded with water cannons and tear gas.        ...
06:00, 05/16/2019

Rain postpones Federer and Nadal matches at Italian Open ROME (AP) — Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal’s opening matches at the Italian Open have been postponed to Thursday due to rain. Federer was slated to meet Joao Sousa on Wednesday while eight-time Rome champion Nadal was scheduled to play Jeremy C...
20:13, 05/15/2019

Italian court convicts 4 for deadly Turin soccer stampede Four young men have been convicted of the deaths of two women in a soccer stampede in the northern Italian city of Turin and given prison sentences of just over 10 years....
19:52, 05/17/2019

Miura in 'The Italian Job' Found After Decades in Obscurity and Restored By Lamborghini The Lamborghini Miura P400 destroyed in the opening scenes in 1969's The Italian Job was actually two Miuras, one that had been previously wrecked, and a fully-functioning new Miura. That surviving Miura was basically lost for decades after the m...
04:00, 05/07/2019

Italian 'Satanic panic' victim hopes to clear his name in court Book says officials manipulated children into making abuse allegations during phenomenon that turned lives upside downIn the early hours of 7 July 1997, Federico Scotta and his wife were woken by an incessant ringing of their doorbell. Police had arr...
15:39, 05/23/2019

Italian hostage freed after 3 years in Syria returns home MILAN (AP) — Italy’s defense minister says an Italian who had been held hostage in Syria for three years has been released and returned to Italy. Defense Minister Elisabetta Trenta late Wednesday confirmed Alessandro Sandrini’s arrival at...
11:13, 05/23/2019

Italian film and opera director Franco Zeffirelli dies at 96 - Franco Zeffirelli, the film and opera director acclaimed for movies such as "Romeo and Juliet" and opulent lyrical productions on the world's major stages, died on Saturday at the age of 96....
14:26, 06/15/2019

Franco Zeffirelli, revered Italian director, dies aged 96 Italian equally celebrated as director of films, theatre and opera over 60-year careerFranco Zeffirelli, one of Italy’s most revered artistic figures, has died at the age of 96.In a career spanning more than 60 years, Zeffirelli was staggeringly prol...
16:52, 06/15/2019

Italian Great-Grandma Who Was Europe’s Oldest Person Has Died at 116 (MILAN) — A 116-year-old Italian woman who authorities say was the oldest person in Europe and the second oldest in the world has died. The Italian news agency ANSA said Giuseppina Robucci died Tuesday in the southern Italian town of Poggio Imp...
17:13, 06/18/2019

Federer adds Italian Open to his Roland Garros preparation ROME (AP) — Roger Federer has added the Italian Open to his schedule. A day after his three-set loss to Dominic Thiem in the Madrid Open quarterfinals, Federer announced his plans in an Instagram video on Saturday. Federer says, “Hello everybod...
15:39, 05/11/2019

Jeremy Hunt bans tear gas sales to Hong Kong after violent crackdown on protesters Jeremy Hunt today banned sales of tear gas and other crowd control equipment to Hong Kong because of the violent crackdown on civil rights protesters....
17:26, 06/25/2019

Hong Kong protestors demand China be held to account for 1989 Tiananmen crackdown Thousands of protesters marched through central Hong Kong on Sunday as part of annual demonstrations demanding that China be held accountable for its democracy crackdown in and around Tiananmen Square three decades ago....
18:39, 05/26/2019

Turkey crackdown leaves terminally ill patients banned from seeking health care abroad Since the failed coup attempt in July 2016, hundreds of thousands of Turkish citizens have – often unknowingly – had their passports rescinded and have subsequently been barred from leaving the country for undetermined stretches of time, or have been...
01:39, 05/15/2019

Crackdown on Christians in Eritrea spurs UN expert to press Government 'to live up to its international commitments' Cracking down on Catholic Church activities, arbitrary arrest and imprisonment of Orthodox and Christian congregation members in Eritrea, prompted a call from a UN independent rights expert on Friday for the Government to respect citizens' freedom of...
20:39, 06/21/2019

Cuban travel crackdown: US bans cruise ships and group tours from visiting island The new restrictions take effect Wednesday, but the government will allow anyone who has already paid for a trip to complete their travel.        ...
21:26, 06/04/2019

In Push for Trade Deal, Trump Administration Shelves Sanctions Over China’s Crackdown on Uighurs During trade talks, U.S. officials have avoided confronting China about its persecution of Uighurs despite bipartisan pressure, fearing such a move could harm a deal....
19:39, 05/04/2019

Death Toll From Sudan Protest Crackdown Rises as at Least 40 Bodies Are Pulled From Nile River (KHARTOUM, Sudan) — At least 40 bodies were pulled from the Nile River in the Sudanese capital Khartoum, organizers of pro-democracy protests said Wednesday, bringing the death toll since the violent dispersal of a sit-in outside the military&#...
00:00, 06/06/2019

James Garner had a big heart for dogs; Daughter Gigi kicks off animal rescue fund in his name James Garner, who died five years ago, never met a dog he didn't love. His daughter honors her father with an animal rescue fund in his name.        ...
03:26, 06/15/2019

Three Mile Island, site of worst-ever US nuclear plant disaster, will close without financial rescue The utility company Exelon announced Wednesday it is moving ahead with its planned shutdown of Three Mile Island, the site of the nation’s worst-ever nuclear reactor accident, because Pennsylvania lawmakers will not provide financial subsidies to kee...
20:39, 05/08/2019

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

Tesla CEO Elon Musk faces trial for calling Thai rescue diver a ‘pedo’ LOS ANGELES — Tesla CEO Elon Musk will have to go to trial to defend himself for mocking a British diver as a pedophile in a verbal sparring match that unfolded last summer after the underwater rescue of youth soccer players trapped in a Thailand cav...
04:39, 05/11/2019

Italy's Salvini says League party ready to back state rescue of Carige: paper Italy's ruling League party is ready to back a state rescue of Carige in the absence of private investors willing to plug in a capital shortfall at the ailing bank, Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini was quoted as saying....
13:39, 05/23/2019

Netflix Teams Up With ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Director for Project on Thai Cave Rescue The project, about the rescue of 12 boys and their soccer coach from a cave in Thailand last year, will feature two directors, including John Chu of “Crazy Rich Asians.”...
06:39, 05/01/2019

Bobcat climbs up Florida electrical pole, triggering epic rescue caught on video A closer look at the animal perched atop an electrical pole on Alligator Alley in Collier County confirms that it was a bobcat, and not a Florida panther.        ...
20:00, 05/10/2019

VIDEO: Arizona helicopter rescue gurney carrying woman, 74, spins uncontrollably midair A 74-year-old woman was being rescued by a helicopter after getting injured on a hike outside of Phoenix, Ariz. early Tuesday when the gurney carrying her began spinning wildly midair....
07:52, 06/05/2019

Pliskova wins Italian Open for biggest clay title of career Karolina Pliskova captured the biggest clay-clay-court title of her career by beating Johanna Konta 6-3, 6-4 Sunday in the Italian Open final        ...
16:26, 05/19/2019

Watch: Nick Kyrgios melts down at Italian Open, throws chair Nick Kyrgios melted down on at the Italian Open, smashing his racket, kicking a water bottle and tossing a chair during his match against Casper Ruud....
23:00, 05/16/2019

Italian regulators launch probe into Google over abuse of market dominance Italy's antitrust authority announced Friday that it has opened an investigation into Google over alleged abuse of its dominant market position....
13:26, 05/17/2019

Danilo Petrucci takes maiden MotoGP victory in thrilling Italian GP Ducati rider Danilo Petrucci secured his maiden MotoGP victory on home soil at Mugello after edging out Marc Marquez at the conclusion of a thrilling Italian Grand Prix...
18:39, 06/02/2019

Kangana Ranaut's Latest Nugget Involves India's "Italian Government" Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut cast her vote in Mumbai along with a string of Bollywood actors in Phase 4 of the national elections today. Known for her strong statements, she launched a veiled......
22:39, 04/29/2019

Rafael Nadal dominates Novak Djokovic for Italian Open title ROME — Rafael Nadal is right back where he wants to be. After losing in the semifinals of three straight clay-court tournaments, Nadal dominated for stretches against his longtime rival, Novak Djokovic, in a 6-0, 4-6, 6-1 win Sunday for a record-exte...
00:52, 05/20/2019

Roger Federer and Naomi Osaka Withdraw From Italian Open With Injuries Federer reported a right leg injury before his match against Stefanos Tsitsipas, while Osaka said her right hand was injured before she was to play Kiki Bertens....
03:00, 05/18/2019

At Amboise, Leonardo's last years paint a picture of Franco-Italian harmony Commemorations for Leonardo da Vinci's 500th anniversary begin this week in Amboise, in the Loire Valley, with France and Italy setting aside recent tensions to honor the memory of the Renaissance genius in the town where he spent his final years....
17:52, 04/29/2019

MotoGP: Petrucci Beats Marquez To Win Italian GP; Bags Maiden Victory Ducati rider Danilo Petrucci crossed the chequered flag to claim his maiden MotoGP victory, after a climactic battle with reigning world champion Marc Marquez. Petrucci secured his first-ever win at......
21:52, 06/02/2019

Nick Kyrgios defaulted from Italian Open after hurling chair across court Australian had been given a game penaltyFederer beat Sousa, Nadal thrashed ChardyNick Kyrgios has been defaulted from the Italian Open. The volatile Australian was playing his second-round match against Norway’s Casper Ruud at the Foro Italico and ha...
18:52, 05/16/2019

Pliskova wins biggest clay title of career at Italian Open ROME (AP) — Karolina Pliskova captured the biggest clay-clay-court title of her career by beating Johanna Konta 6-3, 6-4 Sunday in the Italian Open final. Adding to a very consistent year from the 2016 U.S. Open runner-up, the victory will move Plisk...
18:26, 05/19/2019

Italian banks lift European shares, Madrid hit by political uncertainty European shares edged marginally higher led by a push from Italian banks and upbeat industrial data from China while markets assessed the likely return of Socialist Pedro Sanchez as Spain's prime minister....
12:26, 04/29/2019

Maurizio Sarri: a look back at the Italian's highs and lows at Chelsea – video Maurizio Sarri has joined Juventus on a three-year contract after securing his release from Chelsea. The 60-year-old had a turbulent tenure as manager, winning the Europa League in a comfortable 4-1 victory over Arsenal and suffering the Blues’ worst...
18:39, 06/16/2019

RPT-FOCUS-Fiat Chrysler's Italian headaches show challenges of global tie-up Fiat Chrysler has been angling for a combination with another automaker for years, and its latest attempt - for a global tie-up with France's Renault - could address some of the main weaknesses of both companies, sources say....
09:39, 05/27/2019

Italian government wins confidence vote on economic growth decree The Italian government won a confidence vote in parliament's lower house on Friday paving the way for the approval of a bill aimed at boosting growth through tax breaks and investment incentives....
20:13, 06/21/2019

Second Venezuelan opposition lawmaker seeks refuge in Italian embassy: sources Venezuelan opposition lawmaker Americo De Grazia entered the Italian embassy in Caracas on Thursday after a pro-government legislative body stripped him of parliamentary immunity, three sources close to the legislator said....
07:00, 05/10/2019

Strife-ridden Italian coalition faces showdown over graft case Italy's anti-establishment 5-Star Movement said on Sunday the government would fall unless its coalition partner the League agreed to the sacking of a junior minister caught up in a corruption case....
14:26, 05/05/2019

Love is in the prayer: Italian church to play host to singles' event Friars at St Anthony’s basilica in Padua hope saint can help hundreds of people find loveFriars at one of Italy’s most revered and beautiful churches are endeavouring to play cupid to hundreds of single people due to converge on the building in searc...
18:13, 06/21/2019

Italian ‘cocaine king’ mafia boss escapes from prison in Uruguay An Italian Mafia boss nicknamed the “Cocaine King of Milan” broke out of a Uruguayan prison by climbing out of a hole in the roof, authorities said Monday. Notorious mobster Rocco Morabito and three other inmates made their exit from the ...
05:52, 06/25/2019

Italian prosecutor demands jail term for alleged trafficking kingpin Italian prosecutors demanded on Monday a 14-year prison term for an alleged people-smuggling kingpin extradited from Sudan in 2016, dismissing suggestions they had caught the wrong man....
22:00, 06/17/2019

Italian Leonardo's U.S. defense unit grows as military orders rise -CEO Leonardo SpA's U.S. defense unit is growing significantly as the American military budget increases and the return on sales should increase, Chief Executive Officer Alessandro Profumo said on Wednesday....
22:26, 05/29/2019

Italian bid edges Swedish rival in 2026 Olympic host study LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The Italian bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympics in Milan and Cortina d’Ampezzo looks stronger than the Stockholm-Are project in an IOC analysis of the candidates. The IOC says its own polling in March showed “...
12:52, 05/24/2019