- World/Latin America
- 2018-06-22 12:00:19Z
Italy doubled down Friday on its new tough stance against migrants, insisting it could not take "one more" refugee and warned the migration crisis could put the bloc's survival at stake. Just two days before a mini summit on the issue in Brussels, Italy's three-week-old populist government dug its heels in on campaign promises to stop the influx of migrants, threatening to seize rescue ships or barring them from its ports. "We cannot take in one more person," hardline Interior Minister Matteo Salvini told the German weekly Der Spiegel.
The way the Trump administration talks about it, you'd think there are only
World stock markets mostly climbed Friday despite rising trade tensions, with petroleum-linked shares gaining after OPEC agreed to only a modest production increase.
Is it a glitch in the matrix or is it just another day in the hellscape of this presidency? Trump attempted to address the immigration crisis during livestreamed event on Friday. But he didn't discuss the more than 2,000 immigrant children who have been separated from their families in recent weeks or the last-minute executive order he signed to halt on his own policy. Instead he used it to highlight the families of victims killed by immigrants. The "angel families" are what Trump calls "victims of illegal immigration." They were brought on stage clutching large photos of their loved ones and recounted how they dealt with "permanent separation" after...
Anthony Bourdain had no narcotics in his system when he killed himself this
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Thousands of bourbon barrels were piled in a massive heap Friday after a large section of a whiskey storage warehouse collapsed at a distillery in the heart of Kentucky bourbon country.
This fun twist on barbecue chicken borrows flavors from a Chinese takeout favorite. We grill the chicken without any of the glazy sauce brushed on because you would lose all subtlety in the sauce if it were to char on the grill.
ABC has only aired one episode of the new reality series "The Proposal" ―
ROME (AP) - Barely a week in office, Italy's populist interior minister lost no time in bringing home his message: His government will make good on a campaign pledge to swiftly deport 100,000 migrants from the Mediterranean nation.
Hundreds of protesters enraged over an East Pittsburgh police officer's fatal
"The Daily Show" posted a mashup on Twitter Thursday that compared the
Five women were kidnapped and gang-raped at gunpoint while doing charity work in a remote part of India.
MILAN (AP) - Italy's populist, anti-migrant interior minister said Friday that Malta should allow a Dutch-flagged rescue ship carrying hundreds of migrants rescued from rubber dinghies off the Libyan coast to make port there because the ship is now in Maltese waters.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. ― Protesters gathered outside Homeland Security Secretary
Is it because she so rarely speaks? Or that her face is so monumentally inscrutable? Whatever the reason, the crescendo of speculation around everything that Melania Trump does, wears and says has now reached peak meme with one very vocal Zara jacket. Here, we chart the moments that led to this... July 2016: Did she plagiarise Michelle Obama? Judge for yourself When Melania Trump gave a speech to the Republican National Convention in July 2016, she talked of having been raised with "the values that you work hard for what you want in live, that your word is your bond, that you do what you say and keep your promise, that you treat people with respect… because we want our children to...
In recent weeks, a lesbian couple in New York City reported that they were
The Virginia-class is orders of magnitude quieter and offers far better sensors and carries more weapons. The newer vessels are far more effective against threats like the Kilo than their Los Angeles-class predecessors. Buying as many Virginias as possible becomes especially important as more and more potential adversaries procure advanced diesel-electric boats like the Kilo or the even more capable Russian-built Amur.
By Aaron Maasho ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - South Sudan offered to allow a rebel representative to join its government on Friday, but ruled out Riek Machar, saying they had "had enough" of the rebel leader after five years of civil war. "Machar cannot be part of government. Despite that dismissal, Lueth said South Sudan's President Salva Kiir would meet his arch-rival and former vice president Machar for face-to-face talks again next week.
Columnist remembers his colleague as a generous gentleman with an undeniable intellect.
By Gabriela Baczynska BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union leaders will next week extend until the end of January economic sanctions against Russia over its intervention in Ukraine, diplomats and officials said. The curbs on Russia's energy, defense and financial sectors have been prolonged every six months since first being slapped mid-2014 after Moscow annexed the peninsula of Crimea from Kiev and backed rebels fighting government troops in east Ukraine. EU leaders meeting in Brussels on June 28-29 will agree another six-month extension of the curbs on doing business with Russia currently in place until the end of July.
The women were abducted while performing a play about human trafficking
On her trip to Texas to visit immigrant children, Melania Trump donned a jacket that read: "I REALLY DON'T CARE, DO U?"
Many of the mourners carried her iconic purses
It hits dealerships in early 2019.
There is a sour group of "Star Wars" fans who really want us to forget about
For the first time in nearly 40 years, female soccer fans helped pack an
Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Charles Krauthammer has died, The Washington
Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Thursday that the Trump administration
Time magazine is getting a lot of attention for its provocative new cover that
The world is remembering Koko, the famous gorilla who lived in the Bay Area. She died in her sleep Tuesday at the age of 46 at her home in the Santa Cruz Mountains.
WASHINGTON ― More poor people would have to get jobs in order to keep food
Spade took her own life earlier this month.
After a massive public outcry, President Donald Trump signed an executive
Four Republican senators this week demanded an investigation of the National
First lady Melania Trump made an unannounced visit on Thursday to an immigrant
ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia (AP) - Mexico's biggest worry at the World Cup may be its fans instead of its next opponent, struggling South Korea.
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The United States delivered Thursday its first shipment of F-35 stealth fighter jets to Turkey, despite tensions with the country and US lawmakers' opposition. American defense giant Lockheed Martin officially transferred possession of the first plane, designed to evade even the most advanced radars, to Turkish officials during a ceremony in Fort Worth, Texas. A second plane is due to be delivered in the coming days and the two aircraft will be brought "at a later date" to Luke Air Force Base in Arizona, where Turkish pilots and maintenance crews are receiving training, said Lieutenant Colonel Mike Andrews, a Pentagon spokesman.
The UN's top expert on extreme poverty warned Thursday that contemptful and cruel US policies towards the poor were disenfranchising millions, posing a threat to democracy in the country. People living in poverty in the United States are seeing their rights "increasingly ignored", said Philip Alston, the UN special rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights. Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, he said a "complete lack of compassion" characterised US policies towards the poor, who are becoming ever more "invisible in the political process".
WASHINGTON ― Despite President Donald Trump's stated ― if not, at times,
First lady Melania Trump arrived in McAllen, Texas, on Thursday to visit a
Kathy McVay says that despite the accident, she's not angry, and will continue attending games.
Israel said Thursday it has evidence the family of a baby who died near the Gaza border was paid by Hamas to accuse Israel's army over her death, an account the family rejected. Gaza's health ministry and family members said eight-month-old Leila al-Ghandour had died after inhaling tear gas along the border during a day of clashes in May, in which at least 61 Palestinians were killed by Israeli fire.
EAST PITTSBURGH, Pa. (AP) - A 17-year-old boy fatally shot by a police officer in Pennsylvania seconds after he fled a traffic stop did not pose a threat to anyone, a lawyer for the family of the teen said.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A Florida woman who escaped her apartment after her ex-husband started beating her told a 911 dispatcher she didn't want to leave her four children alone with him too long "because he might do something."
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A sniper serving life in prison for terrorizing the Washington, D.C., region as a teenager must get new sentencing hearings in Virginia, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday.
The 4-year-old boy's mother and her girlfriend have been charged in connection with his murder.
The woman, Samantha Luna, claims she did nothing to elicit such a reaction from the police officer.
GENEVA (AP) - The Latest on the pope's visit to Geneva (all times local):