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Thousands of endangered animals seized in widespread customs operation

The World Customs Organization and Interpol conducted nearly 2,000 seizures in June in a historic joint-operation that helped local authorities round up nearly 10,000 live turtles ...

Thousands of endangered animals seized in widespread customs operation

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Pima Co. Sheriff’s Dept. seized 43 animals from illegal campsite TUCSON – On Wednesday dogs, cats, and turtles were seized by deputies after they received a call around the area of San Joaquin and Ajo Way. Pima Animal Care removed 43 animals that were living in a travel trailer with Andres Contreras and Joyl...
2019-06-21 08:16

Ice cream trucks are being seized in NYC in ‘Operation Meltdown' It might be tough to find ice cream in NYC this summer. The city is seizing 46 ice cream trucks after operators of the trucks violated traffic laws.        ...
2019-06-06 17:48

Thousands March to Support Brazilian President Bolsonaro Amid Widespread Criticism of Him (RIO DE JANEIRO) — Thousands gathered in cities across Brazil on Sunday to show support for President Jair Bolsonaro, who faces an uncooperative Congress, street protests, a family corruption scandal and falling approval ratings five months int...
2019-05-26 23:00

'Operation meltdown': 46 ice cream trucks seized in New York City crackdown The city accused ice cream truck operators of evading nearly $4.5 million in fines and violating traffic laws for more than a decade.        ...
2019-06-06 22:48

Glastonbury 2019 clean up: Major operation under way as tens of thousands of revellers head home from festival Hundreds of volunteers and workers have begun the clean-up operation at Glastonbury Festival, as tens of thousands of people leave the site after the five-day festival....
2019-07-01 23:32

German customs seizes illegal US firearm accessories German customs officers have stopped a shipment of illegal weapons accessories from the US to Austria. German law forbids equipment designed to make firearms more accurate and thus more dangerous....
2019-06-07 22:16

India Imposes Higher Customs Duty On 28 US Products India on Saturday announced a hike in customs duties on as many as 28 US products, including almond, pulses and walnut, in response to higher tariffs imposed by Washington on Indian products like......
2019-06-16 07:00

Centre To Earn Rs 25,000 Crore From Customs, Excise Duties Hike The government will earn a net Rs 25,000 crore from the increase in customs and excise duty on a host of products, including cigarettes, while the surcharge on super-rich would help garner additional......
2019-07-05 20:48

US customs agents seize rat meat at Chicago’s O’Hare Airport CHICAGO — Officials say U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport thwarted a man’s attempt to import several pounds of African rat meat. Customs spokesman Steve Bansbach said Tuesday that th...
2019-07-03 09:16

US Customs and Border Protection target of ‘malicious cyber attack’ US Customs and Border Protection said on Monday that images obtained by the agency — including photos of license plate and travelers — have been compromised in a “malicious cyber attack.” The cyber breach took place on the network of a fe...
2019-06-11 05:48

Hackers steal traveler photos and license plates from US Customs If you were wondering why it can be risky for governments to collect traveler images en masse on connected systems... well, here's why. US Customs and Border Protection has confirmed that hackers stole traveler images from a subcontractor, incl...
2019-06-11 06:48

Hackers Stole U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Traveler Photos License plate images and photos of individuals who traveled in and out of the United States were taken in a malicious hack impacting U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), according to a report in the Washington Post. The agency learned last month...
2019-06-11 01:16

US Customs data breach sees traveler information stolen US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has confirmed that tens of thousands of images of travelers and license plates have been stolen in a data breach raising concerns over how the US government handles the security of its subcontractors.At the end ...
2019-06-11 23:16

Diversion of customs agents slows Global Entry interviews WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration’s decision to shift some Customs and Border Protection agents to the southern border is leading the agency to cancel some interviews for the Global Entry traveler-screening program. Travel-industry gro...
2019-06-22 01:32

China May copper imports fall 10.9% on prior month: customs China's unwrought copper imports fell 10.9% from the previous month to 361,000 tonnes in May, according to official customs data, in a bearish sign for economic growth in the world's top consumer of the metal....
2019-06-10 05:48

U.S. Customs and Border Protection says photos of travelers were taken in a data breach CBP says photos of travelers have been compromised as part of a “malicious cyber-attack,” raising concerns over how expanding surveillance efforts could imperil privacy....
2019-06-11 09:32

Tool-use became widespread 10,000 years earlier than we thought The discovery of an ancient collection of tools suggests that our ancient ancestors began using stone tools on a regular basis about 2.6 million years ago...
2019-06-03 22:16

Widespread tornado damage near Kansas City Damage is widespread in areas of Kansas near Kansas City, after multiple tornadoes tore through on Tuesday. (May 29)        ...
2019-05-29 19:00

A chance of widespread rain tomorrow in Tucson TUCSON – Scattered to widespread showers and thunderstorms are expected to develop Monday across Southern Arizona and in the Tucson metro. Stronger storms will be capable of producing in excess of 1″ of rainfall with frequent lightning a...
2019-07-22 09:16

| Anti-gay laws widespread in Africa despite gains More than half of the countries in sub-Saharan Africa have anti-homosexuality laws, although others have moved toward legal tolerance, watchdogs say....
2019-06-10 14:32

'Malicious cyber attack' exposes travelers' photos, says US customs agency Breach to a US Customs and Border Protection subcontractor has renewed concerns about facial recognition technologyA US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) data breach has exposed travelers’ photos and license plate information, renewing concerns abo...
2019-06-11 04:16

Customs officials seize ship involved in $1B Philadelphia cocaine bust U.S. Customs and Border Protection said it seized a cargo ship from which authorities removed $1 billion worth of cocaine in a bust last month at a port in Philadelphia....
2019-07-10 08:00

China bans all meat from Canada alleging forged customs certificates The Chinese government has announced a suspension on imported meat products from Canada over claims of forged customs documents, the latest sign of deteriorating relations between the two countries....
2019-06-27 20:32

Customs officers barred from randomly checking papers on domestic flights Customs officers must inform passengers on domestic flights that ID checks are voluntary after reaching a court settlement in an ACLU lawsuit.        ...
2019-07-11 17:16

Widespread power outages reported in New York City A large-scale power outage in parts of New York was reported Saturday evening, coincidently on the 42nd anniversary of t a blackout that affected most of the city for two days during a hot summer. ...
2019-07-14 02:16

Just a small increase in precipitation could cause widespread road outages According to new computer simulations, it doesn't require an uptick in major downpours to cause flooding capable of knocking out large road networks....
2019-05-21 14:38

Tornadoes In Ohio Leave At Least One Dead, Widespread Damage Ohio residents inspected destroyed homes and debris-strewn streets Tuesday after powerful tornadoes ripped through the US state overnight, killing at least one person and causing widespread damage and......
2019-05-29 04:32

Facebook users around the world report widespread glitches Facebook said Wednesday it is working to resolve issues faced by some users while sending media files on its social media platforms including WhatsApp and Instagram. More than 14,000 users reported issues with Instagram, while more than 7,500 users r...
2019-07-03 19:00

Reporter’s Arrest Sets Off Widespread Protests in Russia The sense that the police manufactured drug charges against a muckraking journalist, Ivan Golunov, has drawn rebukes from activists, celebrities and citizens....
2019-06-10 18:32

2 die, wildfire rages in Spain amid widespread heatwave Two people have died from heatstroke in Spain as firefighters continue to battle a wildfire raging through the country for a third straight day that started with a pile of animal manure. ...
2019-06-29 02:48

Ocasio-Cortez denounces Customs and Border Protection as 'rogue agency' – live Congresswoman tells of ‘horrifying’ conditions at borderSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 3.30pm BST Following the Democratic debates last week, we are starting to see some of the first polls to reflect those performances. This one...
2019-07-02 17:00

US Customs and Border Protection says traveler, license plate images exposed in cyberattack Customs and Border Protection said Monday that photos of travelers and license plates collected at one U.S. border point have been exposed.        ...
2019-06-11 07:16

Contrary to widespread belief, conservatives should support Cadillac Tax repeal The House of Representatives this week will vote on H.R. 748, the Middle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act of 2019. It is expected to pass the House by a wide, bipartisan margin....
2019-07-17 19:48

New York City power outage: Here's what we know about the widespread blackout The power outage comes 42 years to the day after The Great Blackout of 1977, which left most of New York City without electricity. Here's what we know about Saturday's widespread blackout.        ...
2019-07-14 12:48

Valve Changes Steam Sale After Widespread Complaints From Developers And Players After a period of stagnation, Valve has gone back to its well of Steam sale meta games—something users have enjoyed in the past, even though they’re ultimately just a means of incentivizing people to spend more money. This time, though, Valve may hav...
2019-06-28 04:16

Carney sees 'widespread slowdown' as trade tensions deepen Bank of England governor Mark Carney has warned that the global economy is in a "widespread slowdown" with "worrying" portents ahead amid sustained trade tensions....
2019-07-02 19:48

Customs and Border Protection Tells Congress It's Totally Legal to Use Face Recognition on Americans U.S. Homeland Security officials faced a barrage of questions on Wednesday from House lawmakers frustrated—as several put it—over the alleged lack transparency exhibited by Customs and Border Protection (CBP) when it comes to the legally murky use of...
2019-07-10 23:32

Widespread blackout hits Venezuela, government blames 'electromagnetic attack' More than half of Venezuela's 23 states lost power on Monday, according to Reuters witnesses and reports on social media, a blackout the government blamed on an "electromagnetic attack."...
2019-07-23 08:16

Minnesota city council reinstates Pledge of Allegiance after widespread backlash A Minnesota city council on Monday reportedly agreed to reinstate the Pledge of Allegiance at meetings, weeks after the group sparked a widespread -- and high-reaching -- backlash by removing the pledge's recital....
2019-07-16 21:48

Syrian Government Documents Show Widespread Abuses, Rights Center Says In a report, the Syria Justice and Accountability Center said that documents from President Bashar al-Assad’s government detailed systematic human rights violations by the nation’s security agencies....
2019-05-22 08:48

These are the 11 most-endangered historic places in the US The National Trust's list aims to bring to light architectural and cultural heritage spots that are at risk of destruction or irreparable damage.        ...
2019-05-30 14:48

The most-endangered historic places in the US The National Trust for Historic Preservation has announced its 2019 list of the most-endangered historic places in America.        ...
2019-05-30 14:48

Merkel heir faces widespread criticism after proposal to regulate online opinion Chancellor Angela Merkel's heir apparent faced criticism from across Germany's political spectrum on Tuesday after she called for rules about expressing online opinions before elections in response to a YouTube video that criticised her par...
2019-05-28 17:32

Widespread Target cash register outage causes long lines, exasperated shoppers The roughly two-hour outage periodically prevented Target's cashiers from scanning merchandise or processing transactions as long lines formed in some stores....
2019-06-16 06:16

Farewell to the V12: celebrating the endangered engine S65's V12 is based on the normally aspirated 1998 M137 5.8-litre engine first used in the S600, in which it developed just 362bhp and 391lb ft of torque The days of the V12 are numbered. We prepare to bid farewell to this most glorious of engine co...
2019-07-20 15:32

Fisheries minister says more needs to be done to help endangered right whales There has been only one death of a right whale reported since the "aggressive" new measures came into effect in the last few weeks, the minister said....
2019-07-23 00:16

America's 11 most endangered historic places Tourists love to visit the National Mall Tidal Basin in Washington, DC, but few know that the National Park Service site is threatened by rising sea levels and outdated infrastructure....
2019-05-30 20:32

Lawmakers call for Puerto Rico's governor to step down amid widespread protests on island Congressional lawmakers are siding with Puerto Ricans calling for the Carribean island's besieged Gov. Ricardo Rosselló to resign amid days of demonstrations and confrontations between protestors and police. ...
2019-07-20 07:48

Europe's small cars an endangered species Looming European emission rules may price small cars out of the market in Europe, and they're sending automakers back to the drawing board for a surprising segment of their product portfolios....
2019-06-22 06:48

Man to plead guilty to stealing endangered lemur A California man has agreed to plead guilty to theft after he admitted taking a critically endangered ring-tailed lemur from the Santa Ana Zoo, according to a Department of Justice news release....
2019-05-21 15:16

Endangered rhinos ready to be sent from Europe to Rwanda DVUR KRALOVE, Czech Republic (AP) — Officials say five critically endangered eastern black rhinos from wildlife parks in three European countries are ready for a transport back to their natural habitat in Rwanda, where the entire rhino population was...
2019-06-20 18:32

Police Searching For Endangered Missing Teen METCALFE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – The Metcalfe County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help in finding a missing teen. Police say 15 year-old Eli Smith of Savoyard was last seen around 11:00 on Saturday night. He’s described as a missin...
2019-06-09 23:16

A small town's economy. Endangered caribou. Which do we protect? British Columbia faces extreme protections to help the caribou, which would decimate the economies of towns like Revelstoke – prompting a ‘moral crisis’On 15 April, with less than a week’s notice, 700 people squeezed into a community center in Revels...
2019-07-15 08:32

5 Dead Endangered Right Whales Found In Canadian Waters Five critically endangered North Atlantic right whales have been found dead in the Gulf of Saint Lawrence this month, Canadian officials said Thursday....
2019-06-28 05:00

Hundreds of endangered vultures mysteriously poisoned in Botswana More than 500 vultures in Botswana have been poisoned after elephant carcasses were laced with chemicals. In a Facebook post on Thursday, the Botswanan government confirmed that the poisoning took place in the southern African nation’s Central Distri...
2019-06-22 01:16

Canada: endangered orca pod produces its first calf in three years Researchers spotted newborn off the west coast of British Columbia on 31 May as the last successful calving occurred in 2016A pod of endangered killer whales on Canada’s west coast has produced its first calf in three years, a promising sign for the ...
2019-06-03 19:16

Former WKU Football Star Listed As Missing Endangered Person LANCASTER COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)  – A former Western Kentucky football player, briefly known as “He Hate Me” in the XFL, has been listed as a missing person. According to a Facebook post by the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office,...
2019-06-18 21:01

More than 500 endangered vultures die after eating poisoned elephant carcasses More than 500 endangered vultures died after eating three poisoned elephant carcasses killed by poachers, the Botswana government said in a statement Thursday....
2019-06-21 21:48

10 places where you can see endangered sea turtles hatch and help conservation efforts It's turtle nesting season, and it's a magical sight to behold. Here are 10 places where you can help them along.        ...
2019-05-21 14:48

Teenager Pleads Guilty to Abducting Endangered Lemur from California Zoo Aquinas Kasbar, 19, faces up to a year in prison for stealing Isaac, who Santa Ana Zoo officials say is the oldest ring-tailed lemur in captivity in North America....
2019-07-12 13:48

Cameroon conservationists heal endangered African gray parrots Conservationists in Cameroon are trying to save the endangered African gray parrot, one of the world's most trafficked animals because of its skill at mimicking human speech....
2019-07-19 19:32

Actress charged after catching endangered clams on reality TV show BANGKOK — A South Korean actress has been charged in Thailand with catching endangered giant clams while participating in a reality TV show and could face up to four years in prison if found guilty, an official said Friday. Actress Lee Yeol-eum cheer...
2019-07-08 17:48

Overflowing Great Lakes pose new threat for endangered bird GLEN HAVEN, Mich. (AP) — Surging water levels are making matters worse for a Great Lakes shorebird that’s already on the endangered list. Piping plovers build nests and raise their young on beaches around the lakes. Coastline development has sh...
2019-06-17 07:16

American crocodiles, once endangered, are thriving outside a nuclear plant in Florida Last week, 73 crocodile hatchlings were rescued by a team of specialists at Florida Power & Light's Turkey Point nuclear plant and dozens more are expected to emerge soon....
2019-07-20 22:16

The big picture: capturing the essence of India’s endangered Khasi people Aishwarya Arumbakkam’s Ka Dingiei series is inspired by the beliefs of an ancient Indian communityIn the Indian state of Meghalaya – meaning “abode of the clouds” in Sanskrit – a small village sits near the border with Bangladesh. Lama Punji is home ...
2019-07-21 10:48

Baby boom for the kakapo, New Zealand’s critically endangered parrot There are fewer than 150 adult kakapo in New Zealand, but this year’s bumper crop of almost 90 chicks renews hope that the bird can be saved from extinction...
2019-05-21 20:32

Democrats push loan program to help endangered multiemployer pension plans House Democrats are set to advance legislation Wednesday to shore up endangered multiemployer pension plans by giving them low-interest federal loans and bonds, a move critics are calling a bailout. The legislation comes as unions are pressuring the ...
2019-07-10 18:16

Give endangered jaguars legal rights, Argentina campaigners ask court With fewer than 20 left in the South American country’s Gran Chaco forest – the big cats could be classed as a ‘non-human person’Argentina’s supreme court has been asked to recognize the legal rights of the South American jaguar, of which fewer than ...
2019-07-19 23:48

A ‘Beech Bonanza’ Boosted the Population of This Critically Endangered New Zealand Bird A rare New Zealand bird once thought to be extinct is having its most successful breeding season in years. The kākāriki karaka, also known as the orange-fronted parakeet, is having an “epic” breeding season due to a “beech...
2019-07-19 15:00

Queensland signs off Adani's plan for endangered black-throated finch Environment department says process has been rigorous but critics warn approved plan puts bird at risk of extinctionThe Queensland government has signed off on Adani’s black-throated finch management plan, one of two state approvals the company needs...
2019-05-31 06:16

Coalition forced to explain conduct of Taylor and Frydenberg over endangered grasslands Guardian Australia investigation revealed Angus Taylor met with the environment department even as it investigated a company he holds an interest in The government will be forced to explain the conduct of two of its senior ministers – Angus Taylor an...
2019-07-04 12:32

Endangered Snow Leopard Spotted On Nelong Valley Bridge In Uttarakhand One of the most reclusive members of the animal kingdom, a snow leopard was seen strolling on the road in the Nelong valley, which is situated in the Gangotri National Park at an altitude of 11,000......
2019-07-06 14:00

Korean actress faces Thai jail for endangered clam stunt During filming for a reality TV show, the actress prised open two giant clams that are protected under Thai law. The show's producers have apologized but she could now face a 5-year jail sentence....
2019-07-06 19:48

Korean Actor Catches Endangered Giant Clams On TV, Gets 5 Years In Jail A South Korean actress faces up to five years in a Thai jail for catching endangered giant clams in a reality TV stunt, an official said Saturday, despite the show's extensive apology....
2019-07-06 15:48

World’s fattest parrot, the endangered kākāpō, could be wiped out by fungal infection Seven of the birds native to New Zealand have died, with just 142 adults remainingThe world’s fattest parrot is facing an existential threat in the form of a dangerous fungal infection which has already endangered a fifth of its species.Seven of New ...
2019-06-13 06:00

7 Animals I Just Thought Up Right Now, Off The Top Of My Head It’s not hard to think up animals, not hard at all. In fact, here are seven I just thought up right this second, just off the top of my head....
2019-06-11 22:48

Everything you need to know about travel with animals (and kids) Travel with animals is one of the great unexplored topics in travel journalism. Most of the stories are about whether pets belong on a plane.       ...
2019-06-16 19:48

Why We Don’t Need Animals to Keep Enjoying Meat The founder of Beyond Meat, the plant-based-meat company that recently went public, on a future without eating animals How did spending time on a farm as a child shape your views about animals and meat? I grew up in the city, in Washington, D.C., and...
2019-06-06 15:16

Actress who allegedly caught endangered clams on TV show could face prison time: reports An actress from South Korea could face prison time in Thailand for allegedly catching endangered clams during the filming of a TV show, according to reports....
2019-07-06 22:16

Marine Animal Response Society in need of funds to protect endangered whales, train volunteers The society hopes to use the funds to better respond, research and advocate for solutions aimed at protecting endangered North Atlantic right whales....
2019-07-16 23:32

When two animals interact, their brains synchronize New research shows the brains of animal pairs synchronize when they socially interact. The breakthrough promises new insights into the intricacies of social relations among animals....
2019-06-22 08:16

Most animals can’t keep a beat despite what Darwin believed Humans turn out to have the strongest sense of rhythm of all animals, says a new book, which makes strong evolutionary connections between music and language...
2019-05-21 20:32

We still don't know how some animals find their way on huge migrations From ants to bees to birds, animals cross vast and often unknown territories to reach food and breeding grounds. A new book looks at their extraordinary wayfinding skills...
2019-05-21 20:32

Zoo under fire for night parties near animals London Zoo has come under fire from animal rights groups for restarting adult-only, late-night parties -- despite concerns about drunk guests interfering with the animals or attempting to enter their enclosures....
2019-05-29 18:16

Adorable baby zoo animals to visit around the US Need a smile? See baby animals born throughout the U.S. this summer. Scaly, furry, feathery, tiny or big: Which is your favorite?       ...
2019-07-19 01:16

Animals will shrink to survive over the next century Animals will get smaller over the next century as they downsize to survive. Scientists say larger species will also be wiped out as humans destroy their habitats. Rodents, including the dwarf gerbil and songbirds such as the white-browed sparrow-weav...
2019-05-24 19:01

Two injured while saving animals from fire TUCSON — Officials are now trying to figure out what caused a fire that killed two animals and put two people in the hospital. Rural Metro firefighters were called to the home near Palo Verde and Drexel around 11:30am on Sunday. When they arriv...
2019-07-15 06:16

Shocking stories of animals at airports The best (and worst!) stories about animals and air travel, from emotional support animal situations gone wrong to smuggled critters and more.       ...
2019-06-17 20:00

35 arrested in ICE operation that targeted 2,000 Immigration and Customs Enforcement arrested 35 migrants as part of an operation targeting families with court-ordered removals, a Department of Homeland Security official confirmed to CNN on Tuesday....
2019-07-23 19:32

China tariffs could force 'widespread store closures' and put $40 billion in sales at risk 2019 has already been a tough year for retailers but the tariffs with China could put $40 billion of sales and 12,000 stores at risk, a report says.        ...
2019-05-21 18:16

In Planet Zoo, You Can Only Get Good By Learning Facts About Animals Planet Zoo is the latest simulator from Frontier Developments, the creators of Roller Coaster Tycoon and the recent Planet Coaster. In this one, you’re building a zoo and making sure all the animals are well cared for, which comes with unexpected cha...
2019-06-18 20:32

Most 'meat' in 2040 will not come from dead animals, says report Consultants say 60% will be grown in vats or plant-based products that taste like meatMost of the meat people eat in 2040 will not come from slaughtered animals, according to a report that predicts 60% will be either grown in vats or replaced by plan...
2019-06-12 11:48

We the Animals review – tough times in the sunshine This coming-of-age story about three brothers growing up in backwoods America features some hard knocks but risks prettifying povertyWorking in the highly-charged style of Terrence Malick, documentary film-maker Jeremiah Zagar makes his feature debut...
2019-06-13 08:32

We could soon make animals with cells that contain two genetic codes Molecular machinery to make synthetic proteins has been added to human cells in the lab. Next: animals and plants with artificial factories in every cell...
2019-05-21 20:32

NYC pet owners are giving their stressed out animals pot products These pets won’t stay off the grass. New York dogs and cats are turning to pot to deal with ailments like chronic pain and seizures — and just to mellow out after a long day walking for The Man, according to their owners and dealers. “Phoebe is a lit...
2019-05-28 08:32

Prague zoo animals cool down with sorbet in the heat Adorable pictures show gorillas and polar bears at Prague’s zoo keeping cool during the current European heat wave by eating their own version of sorbet....
2019-06-28 00:32

Noted dog breeders charged over animals found in squalor The owners of a once-renowned New Jersey dog kennel where authorities say nearly 200 terriers and dachshunds were living in squalor are now facing numerous animal cruelty charges....
2019-06-18 14:16

For the First Time, Researchers Eliminated HIV From the Genomes of Living Animals There’s no question that powerful anti-HIV medications can do a fairly good job of keeping the virus under control. Used properly, these anti-retroviral drugs (ARVs) can suppress HIV enough to keep it at levels so low they’re undetectable...
2019-07-02 22:48

'The Lion King' roars into Disney realm of animals just like us The new "The Lion King" hews closely to the original, standing apart with its visual realism, using computer animation to approximate the look of a nature documentary. Yet amid a golden age of that genre, as the Disney blockbuster heads toward a big ...
2019-07-19 08:16

Physics indicates some of Earth’s earliest animals helped each other feed Enlarge / The result of a fluid mechanics simulation with multiple Erniettas. (credit: Dave Mazierski) What drove the evolution of the earliest animal life? In modern animals, it's easy to infer a lot about an organism's lifestyle based on its anat...
2019-06-21 20:16

A chimp's hug shows it's time to accept that animals have feelings too In Mama’s Last Hug, primatologist Frans de Waal argues that we can no longer deny that animals have feelings and we need to look closely at their inner lives...
2019-05-21 20:32

Watch: This Circus Uses 3D Holograms Instead Of Animals To Fight Cruelty A circus in Germany has taken an innovative step to fight animal cruelty. Circus Ronacalli has begun to phase out real animals in their acts, replacing them with beautiful 3D holograms instead....
2019-06-07 05:48

19 dead animals found in pet carriers, garbage bags WINFIELD TOWNSHIP, Pa. (AP) — Nineteen dead animals have been found behind a Pennsylvania home in what one humane officer calls the worst case of animal cruelty she’s ever seen. The bodies of one dog and 18 cats were found Wednesday in carriers...
2019-06-15 03:16

Black vultures are roosting and eating animals alive LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — They’ll devour slimy newborn calves, full-grown ewes and lambs alive by pecking them to death. First the eyes, then the tongue, then every last shred of flesh. And there isn’t much defense against black vultures and...
2019-06-28 20:00

Namibia forced by drought to auction 1,000 wild animals Southern African nation aiming to limit starvation and generate conservation fundsDrought-hit Namibia has authorised the sale of at least 1,000 wild animals – including elephants and giraffes – to limit loss of life and generate US$1.1 million for co...
2019-06-16 11:16

Hot conditions across United States put people, animals at risk Temperatures at or above 100 degrees will create dangers for more adults, children and animals across parts of the United States in the days leading up to Independence Day....
2019-06-29 22:16

German circus replaced animals with holograms, and it’s awesome Ah, the circus. It’s a time-honored tradition, but the practice of training animals to do silly things for the amusement of youngsters is definitely old-fashioned, and there are many reasons why it’s not a popular as it once was. The trea...
2019-06-07 08:48

Watch: Zoo Animals Share Techniques To Keep Cool In Heatwave Large swathes of western and northern Europe will scorch this week with temperatures reaching up to 43 degrees Celsius. But it's not just humans who are feeling the hot weather, zoo animals in Europe......
2019-06-27 20:01

There’s now an AI to prevent cats from bringing dead animals into your house We cover a lot of stuff related to AI. There are some fascinating models that can create talking head videos based on just one picture, or manipulate an image with just one click. But now there’s a fascinating model that can stop your cat from bringi...
2019-07-01 16:32

Here’s why animals behave strangely during lunar and solar eclipses For most animals, the structure of their day – and indeed their year – depends on the light-dark cycle. These regular and rhythmic cycles in the length of days tell animals when they should be foraging, when they should be asleep, when it’s time to m...
2019-07-19 07:16

Bias Against Female Lab Animals Is Messing Up Scientific Research Gender discrimination in science doesn’t just affect women scientists. It also skews the results of animal research, as a new paper out this week describes. Animals used in experiments are still overwhelmingly male, thanks to outdated stereotypes tha...
2019-05-31 19:16

Cops warn animals at Disney World may have rabies It’s not just the parkgoers you have to worry about. Disney — which is currently dealing with the fallout from its Toontown throw-down in California — may have an even bigger problem on their hands in the Sunshine State, where a 60-...
2019-07-10 06:32

Crannog: the woman who cares for animals at the end of their lives – video Alexis has a life-threatening disease. She spends her time in the wooded expanse of northern Scotland, where she takes care of dozens of animals who are also sick, wounded or dying. Some have terminal cancer, some would otherwise be killed because of...
2019-07-12 18:48

11 times wild animals ended up in places they shouldn't be Alan Diaz/AP Photo Sometimes, animals end up in places where they're not supposed to be. An alligator was spotted in Chicago's Humboldt Park Lagoon on Tuesday. A mountain lion once tried to enter a casino in Reno, Nevada. A kangaroo was seen hopping...
2019-07-13 20:48

Google puts augmented reality animals in its Search app If you Google certain animals, you might just come across an augmented reality surprise in your results. The tech giant has rolled out a new card for Search that can put animal virtual animals in the real world, so long as you have an AR-enabled phon...
2019-06-01 20:48

Vultures are eating animals alive on Kentucky farms Vultures are multiplying nationally, and their greater numbers have made them more desperate for food – even if it's alive        ...
2019-06-30 08:16

Humans causing shrinking of nature as larger animals die off Average size of wild animals predicted to fall by a quarter in 100 years through extinctionsHumanity’s ongoing destruction of wildlife will lead to a shrinking of nature, with the average body size of animals falling by a quarter, a study predicts.Th...
2019-05-23 11:48

Hot conditions across United States puts people, animals at risk Temperatures at or above 100 degrees will create dangers for more adults, children and animals across parts of the United States in the days leading up to Independence Day....
2019-06-29 21:16

10 places to get up close and personal with America's largest animals There are animal sanctuaries and rescues; farms; and even big-game parks that allow visitors to interact with unbelievable species.       ...
2019-06-19 16:00

London Zoo Defends Return of Late-Night Parties Among the Animals Activists say the mix of alcohol and music at the event, which is intended to bring visitors closer to the wildlife and raise conservation funds, is inappropriate....
2019-06-10 18:32

Humans aren't only killing off animals -- plants are disappearing too, report says Almost 600 plant species have been wiped from the planet in the past 250 years, more than twice the number of bird, mammal and amphibian species that have met the same fate, according to a new study....
2019-06-11 12:01

Conservative MP calls for national rules for emotional service animals Michelle Rempel's husband, U.S. military veteran Jeffrey Garner, has an emotional-service dog for therapeutic reasons and has official documentation from medical specialists for it....
2019-07-18 05:32

German circus goes cruelty-free and replaces animals with holograms Ah, the circus. It’s a time-honored tradition, but the practice of training animals to do silly things for the amusement of youngsters is definitely old-fashioned and there are many reasons why it’s not a popular as it once was. The treatment of circ...
2019-06-07 22:16

People Are Taking Emotional Support Animals Everywhere. States Are Cracking Down. More Americans are saying they need a variety of animals — dogs, ducks, even insects — for their mental health. But critics say many are really just pets that do not merit special status....
2019-06-18 21:16

PACC expects to take in hundreds of stray animals after Fourth of July TUCSON- After the Fourth of July, the Pima Animal Care Center expects to take in hundreds of lost pets over the next couple of days. Tiffany Mendola said that she found a little dog wondering around Old Father and Ina with no tags. “We were rid...
2019-07-06 08:00

Like salmon? They're now the first genetically modified animals approved for consumption Inside an Indiana aquafarming complex, thousands of salmon eggs genetically modified to grow faster than normal are hatching into tiny fish.       ...
2019-06-21 16:48

They don't look as scary as a snake or a bear, but these animals are surprisingly deadly Dogs bite. Bees sting. Farm animals kill. These animals don't look as scary as snakes or bears, but it's worth remembering how deadly they can be.        ...
2019-05-23 13:16

Carnivorous pitcher plants are regularly eating vertebrate animals A survey in August and September 2018 revealed that a fifth of the pitcher plants growing in one bog in Ontario had caught at least one juvenile salamander...
2019-06-10 19:00

Mirtha Legrand recovering 'favourably' after emergency operation Legendary actress and TV presenter, who has dominated Argentina's TV screens for decades faces at least a few more days in hospital, doctor confirms....
2019-05-21 15:16

Hedge fund could bid for Hudson News wholesale operation Could Anthony Melchiorre’s Chatham Asset Management be readying a bid to buy out Jimmy Cohen’s Hudson News magazine wholesale distribution business? “I wouldn’t be surprised if it happens in the third or fourth quarter,” said one veteran of the magaz...
2019-07-12 04:48

Raids Expected To Begin in U.S. Immigration Enforcement Operation (WASHINGTON) — A nationwide immigration enforcement operation targeting people who are in the United States illegally is expected to begin this weekend after it was postponed last month by President Donald Trump, according to two administration...
2019-07-11 20:16

Glastonbury festival: 'huge improvement' in clean-up operation Good weather speeds clean-up of festival site, with more than 99% of tents taken homeThe annual clean-up of the Glastonbury festival site is 90% completed with only 500 of the 55,000 tents brought on site by attendees being left behind, according to ...
2019-07-05 18:16

Nearly 1,000 Murder Suspects Held In Brazil Police Operation Brazilian police carried out a giant anti-murder operation in nearly every state of the country Tuesday, arresting 968 suspects in one day, according to the National Council of Civilian Police Chiefs....
2019-05-29 04:32

Cambodia PM to oversee rescue operation at building collapse Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said Sunday that he was heading to the seaside resort town where a seven-story building under construction collapsed, killing at least 19 workers and injuring 24...
2019-06-23 17:48

Operation Meltdown: NYC seizes 46 ice cream trucks for failing to pay $4.5M Children in New York City may have fewer opportunities to cool down with a sweet treat this summer after city officials seized 46 ice cream trucks that collectively owe $4.5 million in fines and parking tickets....
2019-06-07 01:32

CBOE STOCK EXCHANGE CELEBRATES FIRST YEAR OF OPERATION; NEW YORK and CHICAGO, March 5, 2008 - CBSX, the CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC, a subsidiary of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), announced today that the exchange has successfully completed its first year of operation. ......
2019-05-23 02:16

International police operation captures cocaine in Atlantic Portuguese police say they have intercepted a Brazilian trawler in the Atlantic Ocean and found on board cocaine with a street value of more than 30 million euros ($34 million)....
2019-06-04 13:00

IAF Intensifies Search Operation To Trace Missing An-32 Aircraft The Indian Air Force (IAF) on Thursday said it has intensified the search operation to trace the An-32 aircraft that has gone missing in Arunachal Pradesh after taking off from Assam's Jorhat....
2019-06-07 07:01

$200M cryptocurrency mixing operation dismantled by Eurocops A cryptocurrency mixing service that turned over $200 million worth of Bitcoin has been shut down following an investigation led by authorities from a number of European nations. The Dutch anti-fraud agency (FIOD) and Public Prosecution Service annou...
2019-05-23 13:16

Iraqi forces begin operation against IS along Syrian border Iraq’s security and paramilitary forces have begun a military operation along the border with Syria aiming to clear the area of Islamic State group militants...
2019-07-07 12:00

EU publishes Europe-wide rules on drone operation BERLIN (AP) — The European Union has published EU-wide rules on drones to provide a clear framework for what is and isn’t allowed, improve safety and make it easier for drone users to operate their craft in another European country. The Europea...
2019-06-11 12:48

City of Tucson prepares for monsoon with Operation Splash TUCSON – The monsoon is fast approaching. Its official first day is June 15. Driving flooded streets can get chaotic and dangerous, which is why the city is already preparing. Anyone who has lived in Tucson for the monsoon knows that when it ra...
2019-06-05 15:32

CBI Summons Narada Sting Operation Whistleblower For Questioning The Central Bureau of Investigation on Wednesday summoned Mathew Samuel, the whistleblower in the Narada sting operation case, to appear before it for questioning on June 24....
2019-06-20 06:00

Trump delays nationwide operation to deport immigrants WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he is delaying a nationwide sweep to deport people living in the U.S. illegally. He said in a tweet Saturday he would delay for two weeks to give lawmakers time to discuss border solutions. Three administ...
2019-06-22 22:33

How one romance scammer built an international phishing operation Researchers have detailed the evolution of a business email compromise scheme that is thought to have cost organisations millions - but over a decade ago, the operation had very simple beginnings....
2019-06-05 21:48

PHOTOS: Animals ‘loving’ late spring snow in Northern Arizona Snow in May? In Arizona. Yes, we know it’s crazy. The National Weather Service issued a Winter Weather Advisory that is in effect until 11 a.m. Thursday. The areas affected are Doney Park, Flagstaff, Forest Lakes, Fredonia, Grand Canyon, Heber-...
2019-05-23 19:01

Animals failing to adapt to speed of climate crisis, study finds Scientists warn of ‘alarming’ lag between human-driven seasons shift and animals’ behavioural changesThe speed of climate disruption is outstripping many animals’ capacity to adapt, according to a study that warns of a growing threat to even common s...
2019-07-23 17:48

2-year-old boy dies from E. coli linked to animals at San Diego County Fair Three other children were also sickened by the bacteria after coming in contact with animals at the fair.        ...
2019-06-29 17:00

Tigers kill Italian tamer as parliament mulls ban on circus animals Four tigers have mauled to death their tamer in southern Italy, fuelling calls for a ban on the use of animals in circuses as parliament debates the issue....
2019-07-05 19:16

Inside the Luxury Condo that New York Says Was an Illegal Airbnb Operation At the Atelier, a condominium building in New York City, the board president and a small travel agency built a lucrative lodging business, according to people with knowledge of the rental arrangements....
2019-06-09 15:32

US Operation "Broken Heart" Leads To Arrest Of 1,700 Child Sex Offenders The US Justice Department said Tuesday that it has arrested nearly 1,700 alleged online child sex offenders in a two-month operation across the country....
2019-06-12 01:48

Cops’ 5-hour rescue operation for kitten trapped in car engine An adorable kitten got stuck in a car’s engine in Brooklyn early Sunday — sparking a 5-hour police operation to rescue it. “It’s just part of the job — from cats to bad guys, we do this for a living,” said one of t...
2019-06-16 21:48

Greece: Rescue operation underway after migrant boat capsize ATHENS, Greece (AP) — 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. The coast guard said Tuesday 57 people have been r...
2019-06-11 10:32

Salvation Army hosts Operation Chill Out, donations needed TUCSON – As it’s heating up in southern Arizona, the Salvation Army prepares to help the homeless in the community. The organization is asking the community to participate in Operation Chill Out by donating to their cause. Operation Chill Out will go...
2019-06-03 19:48

'Like a military operation': restoration of Rembrandt's Night Watch begins Elaborate process will be livestreamed from Amsterdam’s RijksmuseumThe restorers, data experts and art historians at the Rijksmuseum call it Operation Night Watch. “Because it is like a military operation in the planning,” said Taco Dibbits, the muse...
2019-07-05 18:16

Prolific crime gang behind £600m UK smuggling operation smashed An organised crime gang that earned hundreds of millions of euros in drug and cigarette trafficking, assassinations and money laundering has been smashed by Europol....
2019-05-22 19:00

Snapchat's Gender-Swap Filter Inspires a Sting Operation Since its launch in May, Snapchat's gender-swap filter, which allows users to see what they would look like as a stereotypical man or woman, has inspired countless pranks and crude jokes....
2019-06-13 23:16

Nissan eyes $41 million crash test operation near Detroit Nissan is in the "final stages of internal review" for the potential project at its North American technical center in Farmington Hills, Mich., a spokesman said,. ...
2019-05-24 22:48

Italian court jails 24 over South American Operation Condor Dictatorships of six countries conspired to kidnap and kill political opponents in 1970sAn Italian court has sentenced 24 people to life in prison for their involvement in Operation Condor, in which the dictatorships of six South American countries c...
2019-07-09 02:32

Europe: Police conduct massive anti-doping operation A Europe-wide police operation has led to the seizure of tons of steroids, 234 arrests, and the dismantling of 17 crime groups. It was the largest operation of its kind ever conducted....
2019-07-09 05:00

Green feared appendicitis operation might stall 2019 DTM momentum Audi's Jamie Green says he was concerned that his appendicitis surgery could have impacted his DTM momentum before he returned to seal a podium finish at the Norisring last weekend...
2019-07-10 09:32

'Operation Heal Our Patriots' helps wounded military couples Dozens of combat-wounded veterans and their spouses will be flown to Alaska this week as part of a week-long biblically-based marriage retreat covered by the Christian non-profit, Samaritan's Purse, "for spiritual refreshment, physical renewal, and m...
2019-05-27 20:48

Turkish soldier killed, six wounded in operation in Iraq's north A Turkish soldier was killed and six wounded on Friday in an operation in northern Iraq during clashes with the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), the Turkish defense ministry said....
2019-07-19 19:00

Wout van Aert has operation on 'deep wound' after crashing out of Tour "Wout van Aert is out of the Tour de France after the Jumbo Visma rider crashed during the individual time trial on Friday, with his team later confirming he underwent surgery after suffering a \"deep flesh wound\"."...
2019-07-19 23:32

CNN preparing to make cuts at London-based news operation Surprise announcement likely to result in at least a dozen employees losing their jobsCNN is preparing to make substantial cuts to its London-based television news operation in a move that is likely to result in at least a dozen employees losing thei...
2019-05-29 15:00

Spanish politician arrested for alleged underground marijuana operation A Spanish politician from the conservative Popular Party (PP) resigned Thursday after being arrested on charges of running an underground marijuana-growing operation....
2019-07-20 05:00

Bi-national operation targets smugglers south of U.S.-Mexico border TUCSON – U.S. and Mexican authorities say they seized narcotics, assault weapons, and communication equipment during a four-day bi-national operation last weekend. Customs and Border Protection says 19 smugglers , including a six Honduran natio...
2019-05-24 23:01

Toddler Dies From E. Coli Linked to Contact With Animals at San Diego County Fair Officials say a 2-year-old boy, who died on June 24, was one of four children who showed symptoms of E. coli after coming in contact with animals at the fair in June....
2019-07-01 01:32

Volunteers rush to transport shelter animals threatened by Barry out of storm's path A multistate rescue effort helped secure and transport more than 120 cats and dogs to safety on Friday, removing them from shelters in Louisiana in anticipation of Tropical Storm Barry....
2019-07-14 02:16

McIlroy's salvage operation falls just short at British Open Rory McIlroy fell just short in his quest to make the cut at the British Open at Royal Portrush but produced a 6-under 65 that will live long in the memory        ...
2019-07-20 02:01

Froome undergoes successful six-hour operation after high-speed crash "Chris Froome has undergone a successful six-hour operation after a high-speed crash on Wednesday left him in intensive care with multiple fractures."...
2019-06-13 19:16

Turkey will launch operation in Syria if safe zone not established: minister Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Monday that if a planned safe zone in northern Syria is not established, and if threats continue against Turkey, a military operation will be launched east of the Euphrates river....
2019-07-22 11:16

Operation Avalanche, the only good conspiracy—fake the Moon landing, get promoted [credit: Zapruder Films ] With this weekend's 50th anniversary of the Moon landing, it's worth remembering most conspiracy theories are more-or-less the same: a...
2019-07-21 05:32

Operation targeting MS-13 gang in Texas nets nearly 2 dozen arrests, officials say Three MS-13 gang members charged with the killing of a rival gang member who was hacked to death were among nearly two dozen recently arrested in the Houston area as part of an operation targeting the notorious gang, federal officials announced Tuesd...
2019-06-05 21:32

Kohl's to close its Off/Aisle discount stores after four years in operation Kohl's will close its four Off/Aisle stores, ending a four-year-old foray into discount retailing, the company told employees Tuesday.        ...
2019-06-12 01:48

Lear to close plant near Detroit, move operation to northern Mich. Lear is shifting seating work from a plant near Detroit to another operation in Traverse City, Mich., and said it is offering affected employees the chance to transfer....
2019-06-11 22:48

US sailor on USS Abraham Lincoln goes overboard in Arabian Sea, search operation underway A U.S. sailor went overboard Wednesday from the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln, prompting a search operation in the Arabian Seam according to the Fifth Fleet....
2019-07-19 04:16

Italian-Canadian police operation dismantles 'ndrangheta mafia clan Police in Canada and Italy have arrested at least 23 suspected members of the 'ndrangheta mafia, in a joint operation. The 'ndrangheta, little known in Canada, had set up operations near Toronto....
2019-07-19 07:16

Saudi-led coalition starts operation to target military positions in Sanaa The Saudi-led coalition said it started an operation to target military positions in the Yemeni capital of Sanaa, according to state TV early on Saturday....
2019-07-20 08:48

ICE Is Expected to Begin Operation on Sunday Targeting 2,000 Immigrant Family Members The operation will focus on undocumented migrants in at least 10 major cities across the country and who had their cases expedited and were served deportation orders....
2019-06-22 03:16

Brazil environment agency launches operation to combat Amazon deforestation Brazil's environmental protection agency IBAMA on Wednesday launched its biggest-ever operation to tackle illegal logging that is accelerating Amazon deforestation amid a surge in tree-felling since President Jair Bolsonaro took office....
2019-06-06 02:16

Trump says he’s delaying planned nationwide operation to remove immigrants illegally in US WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump says he’s delaying planned nationwide operation to remove immigrants illegally in US. The post Trump says he’s delaying planned nationwide operation to remove immigrants illegally in US appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-06-22 22:33

Donald Trump Orders Attack On Iran, Then Calls Off Operation: Officials US President Donald Trump ordered an attack on Iran on Thursday in retaliation for the downing of a surveillance drone in the Strait of Hormuz, officials said, but he called the operation off just......
2019-06-21 12:48

Chinese and German army medics start joint UN operation in Bavaria Medics from the two countries' militaries are undertaking "Combined Aid 2019," to respond to a staged cholera outbreak in Bavaria. The exercise is the first of its kind for Chinese medics in Europe....
2019-07-05 18:48

PCSD busts marijuana grow operation in west side business TUCSON – A search warrant served at west side business led Pima County Sheriff’s Department to a marijuana grow operation on Tuesday. Deputies with PCSD Narcotics and Special Investigation Section served the warrant at a business in the 400 block of ...
2019-06-27 18:32

US says Venezuelan fighter jet 'aggressively shadowed' Navy reconnaissance plane, endangered crew "The Maduro regime continues to undermine internationally-recognized laws and demonstrate its contempt for international agreements," the U.S. said.        ...
2019-07-22 01:48

Canada needs to ramp up ocean protection by 30% to give marine animals ‘hope of survival’: report The Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society says in a report that while there has been progress in recent years, recommendations from international scientific bodies suggest there's more work to do....
2019-06-03 17:16

Inspiring: David Attenborough Just Told A Class Of Second-Graders That Any Of Them Could Grow Up To Stare At Animals And Describe What They’re Doing If you needed a little pick-me-up today, you should know that one of television’s most beloved personalities just went out of his way to inspire the next generation to follow their dreams: David Attenborough just told a class of second-graders that a...
2019-06-19 20:00

Animals and plants help engineers light up cities, detect explosives, and predict natural disastors For decades, humans have modeled technology on observations of the natural world. But new discoveries about nature—and tools for manipulating it—have opened up novel approaches potentially more powerful than mere imitation to solving Human Age proble...
2019-07-21 18:32

Man tried to rob store at gunpoint, left when realizing there wasn't enough cash to pay for daughter's operation: cops A Philadelphia man allegedly tried to rob a convenience store because he said he needed money to pay for his daughter’s kidney transplant but then left the store without taking anything when he realized there wasn’t enough cash in the register to pay...
2019-07-10 17:00

Gen. Keane: Likelihood of large-scale military operation in Iran is 'pretty remote' President Trump, during a meeting with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the White House, was asked Thursday whether the U.S. will take military action against Iran. ...
2019-06-21 13:48

Juan Guaido declares 'final phase' of operation to topple Venezuela's Maduro Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido made his boldest attempt yet to seize power from embattled President Nicolas Maduro on Tuesday morning, announcing an uprising alongside a group of soldiers in the capital Caracas....
2019-05-21 17:32

Grenades, Mines and U.S. Weapons Parts: Argentina Foils Huge Smuggling Operation Acting on tips from the United States and Brazil, the authorities raided several sites, arresting 23 people and confiscating more than 2,500 weapons....
2019-06-28 17:00

Germany: Merkel commemorates Hitler assassination plot 75 years after 'Operation Valkyrie' On July 20, 1944, Claus von Stauffenberg tried to kill Adolf Hitler by placing a suitcase bomb next to him during a meeting of senior Nazi officials. Merkel said he and his co-conspirators were "true patriots."...
2019-07-20 15:00

Deutsche lifted by Fed stress test pass in boost to Wall Street operation Deutsche Bank's shares rose as much as 4.8% on Friday after Germany's biggest bank passed an annual health check by the U.S. Federal Reserve, in a boost to its Wall Street operations....
2019-06-28 12:32

South Korean divers launch operation to recover missing in Hungary boat accident South Korean divers in Hungary prepared on Monday for an attempt to reach the wreck of a pleasure boat which had been carrying mostly South Korean tourists when it sank in the Danube last week, killing at least seven people....
2019-06-03 12:16

Serbia places forces on alert after Kosovo police operation in Serb-populated north Serbia ordered its troops on full alert on Tuesday and Russia accused Kosovo of provocation after a Kosovan police anti-crime operation in a region populated mainly by Serbs led to clashes....
2019-05-28 17:16

More than $1.2M of cocaine seized at Nogales border TUCSON – More than $1.2 million of cocaine was seized the Port of Nogales after U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers stopped a smuggling attempt at the Dennis DeConcini Crossing Monday. Monday afternoon, a CBP narcotics detection canine ...
2019-06-12 06:32

UK says seized Iranian oil tanker could be released Britain’s foreign secretary says the U.K. would facilitate the release of an Iranian tanker seized by Britain’s Royal Marines if Iran can provide guarantees the vessel would not breach European sanctions on oil shipments to Syria...
2019-07-14 21:16

Over $1 billion of cocaine seized in Philadelphia U.S. authorities seized more than $1 billion worth of cocaine Tuesday from a ship at a Philadelphia port, calling it one of the largest drug busts in American history. (June 18)        ...
2019-06-19 01:32

Iran: UK ‘should be scared’ of retaliation over seized tanker Iran said Saturday the United Kingdom should be “scared” of possible retaliation after the Royal Marines captured an Iranian supertanker in Gibraltar. “I am openly saying that Britain should be scared of Iran’s retaliatory measures over t...
2019-07-06 19:16

UK Says "Looking At Options" To Respond To Iran After Tanker Seized Britain is looking into a series of options to respond to Iran's seizure of a British-flagged tanker, junior defence minister Tobias Ellwood said on Sunday when asked whether London was considering......
2019-07-21 12:16

Iran 'may have seized' oil tanker that went off radar at weekend Iran may have seized a small oil tanker travelling through the Strait of Hormuz after its tracker stopped transmitting its location, a US official has said....
2019-07-17 01:32

Iran says it has seized foreign oil tanker in Gulf Report on state TV says ship was smuggling oil but does not say which country crew are fromFears for maritime security in the strait of Hormuz, a vital route for oil shipping, have grown after Iran announced it had impounded a foreign tanker it said ...
2019-07-18 15:32

Iran Says It Has Seized a British-Flagged Oil Tanker Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps said Friday that it had seized a British-flagged oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, as another vessel, bound for Saudi Arabia, lost contact with its owners and abruptly changed course toward Iran....
2019-07-19 22:01

CPB: 32 pounds of rat meat seized at O'hare airport U.S. Border and Protection said Wednesday it confiscated 32 pounds of rat meat from a passenger arriving at Chicago O'Hare International Airport from the Ivory Coast....
2019-07-04 07:16

Secret donors and Trump allies: Inside the operation to push noncitizen voting laws in Florida and other states A proposed constitutional amendment headed for the 2020 ballot in Florida is being backed by activists with ties to the president’s political operation....
2019-07-22 17:32

Criminal gang facing jail after laundering profits of £8 million drugs supply operation through sham companies Members of a criminal gang who ran an £8 million drugs supply operation across the UK while laundering profits through a web of 'front' companies are facing jail....
2019-06-12 20:32

Iran says it seized foreign tanker for allegedly smuggling oil Iran has seized a foreign tanker and its crew for allegedly smuggling fuel into the Persian Gulf, state television said Thursday, quoting Iran’s Revolutionary Guard. The ship and its 12 crew members were seized Sunday in the Strait of Hormuz. &...
2019-07-18 17:16

First images emerge of crew from oil tanker seized by Iran The first images of the crew of the British-flagged oil tanker seized by Iranian forces in the Strait of Hormuz were released on Monday, showing them gathered around a table and preparing a meal. The 23-member crew of the Stena Impero, many of them d...
2019-07-22 19:00

German Kaiser's heir wants seized artifacts back Descendants of the last German Kaiser are demanding the return of thousands of valuable paintings that were confiscated after the monarchy's downfall in 1918. Some of the works are currently on display in public museums....
2019-07-13 04:48

| Seized Iranian tanker could be released after 'guarantees', says UK govt British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has moved to ease tensions with Tehran, saying the Iranian oil tanker being held by authorities in Gibraltar will be released if there is a guarantee it is not heading to Syria....
2019-07-14 08:48

More than 16 tons of cocaine worth $1B seized at Philadelphia port PHILADELPHIA (WCAU) – Shipping containers full of illegal drugs have been found and seized by federal authorities at a Philadelphia port in what federal authorities describe as the largest seizure in the region’s history. A senior law enf...
2019-06-19 13:16

U.S. Coast Guard seized over $569 million in drugs from May to July Vice President Mike Pence called the seizure of more than 39,000 pounds of cocaine and 933 pounds of marijuana worth a combined $569 million by the U.S. Coast Guard "historic."...
2019-07-12 10:32

| Britain urges Iran to free seized tanker Britain has urged Iran to de-escalate tensions in the Gulf by releasing a UK-flagged ship it said had been illegally seized in Omani waters in an "utterly unacceptable" gambit....
2019-07-21 12:00

Politician's seized $13 million supercar collection to be auctioned off A collection of ultra-expensive supercars worth $13 million, seized from the extravagant vice president of Equatorial Guinea as part of a corruption probe, will be auctioned in Switzerland later this year....
2019-07-02 03:48

More than $1bn worth of cocaine seized from ship at Philadelphia port US authorities say it was one of the largest drug busts in American history, the latest in a series of seizures along the east coastUS authorities on Tuesday seized more than $1bn worth of cocaine from a ship at a Philadelphia port, calling it one of...
2019-06-19 00:32

Huawei Sues US Commerce Department Over Seized Equipment Huawei has filed a lawsuit against the US Commerce Department challenging whether telecommunications equipment it sent from China to the United States, and then back to China, is covered by Export......
2019-06-22 13:16

Politician’s seized supercar collection to be auctioned off for charity The Swiss government will be auctioning a collection of supercars in September worth more than $13 million that were seized from the vice president of Equatorial Guinea, who was facing various charges of corruption and money laundering. The 25 vehicl...
2019-07-01 23:32

33K pounds of cocaine seized in one of biggest US drug busts U.S. authorities have seized more than $1 billion worth of cocaine from a ship at a Philadelphia port, calling it one of the largest drug busts in American history....
2019-06-19 04:48

Freelance reporter wants police to return seized property A San Francisco reporter is demanding his property be returned after police raided his home to find the source of a leaked report into the death of the city's public defender....
2019-05-21 22:48

Authorities: cocaine seized from Port of Savannah container SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Federal authorities say they’ve seized more than 21 kilograms (47 pounds) of cocaine and arrested two people during a warehouse raid in Georgia. U.S. Attorney Bobby Christine said in a news release Tuesday that federal and ...
2019-06-12 00:16

North Korea U.N. envoy slams U.S. for seized ship North Korea accused the United States of violating international law on Tuesday at the United Nations during an unprecedented press conference delivered by Pyongyang's top envoy to the U.N....
2019-05-22 04:32

Opponents of pipeline argue land was improperly seized GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Landowners in Ohio hope to convince a federal appeals court they were forced by a federal agency to sell their property to a pipeline builder sending large quantities of natural gas to Canada. At issue is the Federal Energy Regulat...
2019-06-06 13:16

Mexico to auction off seized luxury goods to help poor Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador hasn't just moved out of the luxurious president's residence, he's using it to auction off seized luxury goods to raise money for poor communities....
2019-05-22 06:16

10 dogs, more than 550 birds seized in animal fighting probe Officials say more than 550 birds and 10 dogs allegedly being kept for use in animal fighting have been rescued from properties in two Indiana counties....
2019-05-24 14:16

Missing cat who prompted major rescue operation after getting stuck 100ft on a bridge stuns owners by returning home unscathed A missing cat who sparked a major rescue operation after being trapped for six days on a bridge stunned her owners when she reappeared unscathed at her home....
2019-05-30 16:48

Iran says it seized British tanker, denies U.S. brought down drone Iran said it had seized a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz on Friday but denied Washington's assertion that the U.S. Navy had downed an Iranian drone nearby this week, as tensions in the Gulf region rose again....
2019-07-20 08:48

Supercars Seized From African Dictator's Son Will Be Auctioned for Estimated $13 Million Hey, would you look at that! The seized supercar collection of our favorite son-of-an-African-dictator asshat car collector is back in the news once more. The cars are hitting the auction block in September, so you could get a shot at owning a piece ...
2019-06-28 01:16

Australian record 1.8 tons of crystal meth seized at port Australian officials say they have seized the nation's largest haul of methamphetamine at the Melbourne waterfront in a shipment of almost 1.6 metric tons (1.8 tons) of the illicit drug hidden in stereo speakers shipped from Bangkok....
2019-06-07 06:32

UK operator of seized Stena Impero says vessel in compliance with regulations The British operator of an oil tanker seized by armed guards in the Gulf said the vessel, the Stena Impero, was in full compliance with all navigation and international regulations....
2019-07-20 08:48

Iran threatens to retaliate after British forces seized oil tanker A senior official in Iran’s Revolutionary Guard said Friday it would be the Islamic Republic’s “duty” to seize a British oil tanker in retaliation for the capture of an Iranian ship in Gibraltar by the Royal Marines. British forces seized the superta...
2019-07-05 16:00

Iran says it seized tanker after collision, UK calls move a 'hostile act' Britain denounced the Iranian seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker in the Gulf as a "hostile act" on Saturday, rejecting Tehran's explanation that it had seized the vessel because it had been involved in an accident....
2019-07-20 17:16

Iran says it seized 'fuel smuggling' tanker in Persian Gulf Iran state-run media said Thursday that its Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps seized a foreign vessel in the Persian Gulf, accusing it of "smuggling fuel."...
2019-07-18 21:00

Huawei files lawsuit against U.S. Commerce Department over seized equipment Huawei is suing the U.S. Commerce Department to challenge whether telecommunications equipment sent from and to China is covered by regulations.Read More...
2019-06-22 10:16

Iran Says It Seized Foreign Tanker, Escalating Regional Tensions A video released by the Revolutionary Guards showed the ship’s name as the Riah — the same as a missing Emirati tanker — and said it was smuggling fuel....
2019-07-18 20:16

More than 16 tons of cocaine worth up to $1B seized in massive bust in Philadelphia Federal authorities seized 15,000 kilos of cocaine, worth as much as $1 billion, at a Philadelphia shipping port, officials said Tuesday. A second mate and a crew member have been arrested in the massive bust. There were 16.5 tons of the drug found i...
2019-06-19 20:00

Man Charged After 3 King Cobras and Scores of Turtles Are Seized From His Home New York authorities called the recovery of nearly 300 animals, including six snapping turtles and six Gila monsters, the largest seizure of illegal reptiles in state history....
2019-07-07 18:16

$5M worth of gold seized by police on trail of drugs cartel About £4 million ($5 million) worth of gold was seized at London's Heathrow Airport by Border Force officers as part of an international investigation into a suspected South American drugs cartel....
2019-07-21 13:32

Rs 400 Crore Plot Belonging To Mayawati's Brother Seized By Taxmen A plot of land in Noida near Delhi worth Rs 400 crore, said to belong to Uttar Pradesh politician Mayawati's brother, was seized by the Income Tax department today....
2019-07-18 12:00

US officials suspect Iran may have seized missing UAE-based oil tanker A small oil tanker that stopped transmitting its location more than two days ago while traveling through a vital waterway near the Persian Gulf didn't emit a distress call, causing U.S. officials to suspect Iran may have seized the vessel, American d...
2019-07-17 06:16

834 Star Tortoises, Meant For Smuggling To Bangladesh, Seized In Kolkata The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has seized 834 Indian star tortoises meant for smuggling to Bangladesh, an official statement issued on Friday said....
2019-06-14 15:00

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....
2019-06-06 04:48

Iran claims it seized British tanker in Strait of Hormuz Iranian officials said Friday they had seized a 30,000-ton British tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, further inflaming tensions in the region, The Guardian is reporting. The British tanker Stena Impero suddenly veered off course and into Iranian waters...
2019-07-19 22:32

Iran Says It Captured British Oil Tanker; UK Hits Out, Claims 2 Seized Britain said Iran seized two oil tankers in the Gulf on Friday and told Tehran to return the vessels or face consequences in the latest confrontation to ratchet up tension along a vital international......
2019-07-20 03:48

More than 150 pills of fentanyl seized at south side traffic stop TUCSON – Tucson Police Department seized a large amount of fentanyl and a stolen firearm during Wednesday traffic stop on the south side. According to officials, TPD conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle Wednesday near Interstate 19 and Irvingt...
2019-06-15 03:32

Bengaluru Engineer Arrested, Documents Seized In IMA Jewels Scam Special Investigation Team (SIT) on Monday said that a Bengaluru Development Authority engineer was taken into custody and important documents were seized from his possession in connection with the......
2019-07-02 01:16

1,200 Autos Seized In 3 Hours For Operating Illegally In Noida: Police Nearly 1,200 auto-rickshaws and three-wheelers were seized by the police after they were found plying illegally and causing traffic congestion in Noida and Greater Noida on Wednesday, officials said....
2019-07-03 23:00

Iran calls on Britain to release seized oil tanker immediately Iran called on Britain on Friday to immediately release an oil tanker that British Royal Marines seized last week on suspicion it was breaking European sanctions by taking oil to Syria, a foreign ministry spokesman told state news agency IRNA....
2019-07-12 19:00

2 Terrorists Killed In Encounter in J&K's Kulgam, Cache Of Arms Seized Two terrorists were killed today in an encounter with security forces in Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir. A cache of arms and ammunition were recovered from the site....
2019-05-22 10:16

European Commission declines comment on tanker seized in Gibraltar The European Union's executive declined on Thursday to comment on the tanker detained in Gibraltar, saying that it had no information on the case and that implementing the bloc's sanctions was a matter for the member states....
2019-07-04 13:16

Crew seen in first pictures from inside UK-flagged oil tanker seized by Iran The crew of a British-flagged oil tanker seized by Iran in the Gulf have been pictured inside the vessel for the first time since armed soldiers took control....
2019-07-22 16:32

Oil tanker bound for Syria seized in Gibraltar for sanctions-busting British Royal Marines seized an oil tanker in Gibraltar on Thursday accused of bringing oil to Syria in violation of EU sanctions, a dramatic step that could escalate confrontation between the West and Iran....
2019-07-04 13:16

| Record numbers of pure cocaine seized in Europe - EU report European authorities are seizing record numbers of increasing pure cocaine, the EU's drugs agency said in a report, pointing also to a growing use of synthetic drugs and dealing via smartphones....
2019-06-06 20:48

Stena Bulk has asked to visit crew of seized tanker Stena Bulk, the British operator of a tanker seized by Iran, has made a formal request to visit the 23 crew members of the Stena Impero and is awaiting a formal response, it said on Sunday....
2019-07-21 18:00

Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder's phone seized in Flint water probe Authorities investigating Flint's water crisis have seized from storage the state-owned mobile devices of former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and 65 other current or former officials....
2019-06-03 23:00

| At rare UN news conference, North Korea warns US over seized ship The ambassador of North Korea to the United Nations has warned the United States that its "outrageous" seizure of a cargo ship could have consequences on the future of US-North Korean relations, as he reiterated a demand for the immediate return of t...
2019-05-22 07:00

Iran warns UK against escalating tensions, says crew of seized ship safe Iran's ambassador to Britain warned against escalating tensions on Sunday as a UK official failed to rule out sanctions in response to Tehran's seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker....
2019-07-21 14:00

Probe Into Seized British Ship Depends On "Crew Cooperation", Says Iran Iran said on Sunday that the speed of its investigation into a British-flagged tanker depends on the cooperation of its crew, after ignoring calls to hand back the vessel....
2019-07-21 11:01

Explosives seized by police in Hong Kong as rival camps rally Police in Hong Kong discovered a stash of a powerful homemade explosive as the semi-autonomous Chinese city readied for another major pro-democracy protest on Sunday following a pro-Beijing rally that attracted thousands....
2019-07-21 09:48

Florida city to pay $600K ransom to hacker who seized computer systems A Florida city is paying $600,000 in Bitcoins to a hacker who took over local government computers after an employee clicked on a malicious email link three weeks ago....
2019-06-21 00:16

Working For "Early Release" Of Indians On Tanker Seized By Iran: Centre External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Sunday said the government is working to ensure the early release and repatriation of 18 Indians on board the British-flagged tanker which has been detained......
2019-07-22 09:16

Heroin Worth 600 Crore Seized From Pak Fishing Vessel Off Gujarat Coast Heroin worth Rs 600 crore was seized from a Pakistani fishing vessel off the coast of Gujarat on Tuesday, the Indian Coast Guard said in a statement....
2019-05-22 00:16

Dozens of NYC ice cream trucks seized over multimillion-dollar ticket scam Freeze! More than 40 ice cream trucks were seized by the Long Island City Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday over a sprawling, multimillion-dollar ticket avoidance scam that let them speed and blow red lights with near-impunity, The Post has learned...
2019-06-05 20:32

North Korea Warns US Over Seized Ship At Rare UN News Conference North Korea stepped up its campaign on Tuesday for the United States to return a seized cargo ship belonging to Pyongyang, warning Washington that it had violated its sovereignty in a move that could......
2019-05-22 04:32

Drone Seized Near High Security Jail In Jammu And Kashmir's Kishtwar A drone, which was hovering over a high security jail in Jammu and Kashmir's Kishtwar district, has been seized after it crashed, officials said Wednesday....
2019-07-03 18:48

UK's Hunt expresses 'extreme disappointment' to Iran's Zarif over seized tanker British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said he had spoken to his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif and expressed his "extreme disappointment" over Iran's seizure of a British-flagged tanker in the Strait of Hormuz on Friday....
2019-07-20 17:16

Iran Says It Seized British Oil Tanker, Escalating Tensions in Strait of Hormuz (WASHINGTON) — Iran said Friday it seized a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, a fresh escalation in confrontations in the strategic waterway that has become a flashpoint in tensions between Tehran and the West. The website of IranR...
2019-07-19 21:48

Huawei files lawsuit against U.S. Commerce Department over seized equipment: filing Huawei Technologies Co Inc filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Commerce Department on Friday challenging whether telecommunications equipment it sent from China to the United States, and then back to China, is covered by Export Administration Regulation...
2019-06-22 12:16

Indians Among 23 Crew Members Aboard British Tanker Seized By Iran Indian nationals are among the 23 people who were onboard the British-flagged oil tanker which was seized by Iran on Saturday, said cargo vessel owner Stena Bulk....
2019-07-20 03:48

Bikers seek return of items seized in deadly Texas shootout An attorney for six men arrested in a 2015 shootout between rival biker gangs in Waco that left nine people dead and at least 20 injured is seeking the return of items seized from the nearly 200 bikers who were detained....
2019-06-07 00:48

Ex-Michigan governor's electronic devices seized in Flint water probe Michigan authorities investigating contamination of the city of Flint's water supply obtained a search warrant to seize former Governor Rick Snyder's cell phone and hard drive, according to court documents made public on Monday....
2019-06-04 04:48

Seized Iran supertanker was loaded to capacity with crude oil: Gibraltar government Tests have shown an Iranian supertanker seized in Gibraltar last week was fully loaded with crude oil, the government of the British territory said on Monday....
2019-07-08 19:16

$72M worth of radioactive element used in nuclear reactors reportedly seized in Turkey Authorities in Turkey reportedly discovered $72 million worth of a radioactive element — used in nuclear reactors and found in the fallout of nuclear explosions — from a car....
2019-07-08 22:16

Ten Turkish sailors seized by pirates off Nigerian coast: shipping company Ten Turkish sailors were taken hostage by armed pirates off the coast of Nigeria early on Tuesday, shipping company Kadioglu Denizcilik said, adding that another eight sailors were safely aboard the ship....
2019-07-16 15:16

British PM Theresa May To Hold Emergency Meeting On Seized Tanker In Iran Prime Minister Theresa May will hold a meeting of Britain's emergencies committee on Monday to discuss Iran's seizure of a UK-flagged oil tanker in the Gulf....
2019-07-22 03:48

$1 billion worth of cocaine seized in record Philadelphia bust, feds say Members of the ship's crew face federal charges after a record 16.5-ton cocaine bust in Philadelphia.        ...
2019-06-19 00:00

Kuwait calls for restraint after Iran seized British tanker: KUNA Kuwait said on Sunday that it "follows with extreme concern" the latest escalation in the Gulf region, after Iran seized a British tanker, Kuwait's news agency (KUNA) reported....
2019-07-22 02:32

What to Know About the British-Flagged Oil Tanker Seized by Iran Amid Escalating Tensions Iranian forces on Friday seized the British-flagged oil tanker Stena Impero in the Strait of Hormuz, a geopolitically vital sea route connecting the Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman. The move has escalated tensions even further amid already strained rel...
2019-07-23 05:00

Iran Probes Seized British Oil Tanker, UK Says "Choosing Dangerous Path" Iran warned Sunday that the fate of a UK-flagged tanker it seized in the Gulf depends on an investigation, as Britain rejected Tehran's version of events....
2019-07-22 03:48

UPDATE 2-Iran calls on Britain to release seized oil tanker immediately Iran called on Britain on Friday to immediately release an oil tanker that British Royal Marines seized last week on suspicion it was breaking European sanctions by taking oil to Syria, a foreign ministry spokesman told state news agency IRNA....
2019-07-12 13:16

Iranian Boats "Harass" British Tanker Days After UK Seized Their Ship Five boats believed to belong to Iranian Revolutionary Guards approached a British oil tanker in the Gulf on Wednesday and asked it to stop in Iranian waters close by, but withdrew after a British......
2019-07-11 07:16

Seized ship with $1.3B in cocaine aboard reportedly owned by JPMorgan Chase A ship with more than $1 billion in cocaine aboard -- that was seized in Philadelphia on the Fourth of July -- is owned by financial giant JPMorgan Chase, according to a report....
2019-07-11 12:32

Eight charged, 100 dogs seized in massive Florida dogfighting, drug ring Eight people in Florida are facing more than 80 federal charges in connection with a "large-scale" illegal dogfighting ring involving about 100 dogs.        ...
2019-06-12 10:32

Former Westchester exec ends fight to get back watch seized in bribery probe The feds have finalized seizure of former Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino’s expensive Rolex Submariner watch, which was partially paid for by two former New York City political donors who were ultimately prosecuted for paying NYPD officers ...
2019-06-12 11:16

Officials say they’ve seized over 16 tons of cocaine at a Philadelphia port in one of the largest busts in US history PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Officials say they’ve seized over 16 tons of cocaine at a Philadelphia port in one of the largest busts in US history. The post Officials say they’ve seized over 16 tons of cocaine at a Philadelphia port in one of the ...
2019-06-18 22:16

Steel Executive Seized in Spain in Mexican Corruption Case Tied to Pemex Spanish police arrested the chairman of a leading Mexican steelmaker on Tuesday as part of a widening probe into alleged bribery linked to the sale of a fertilizer plant by the steel firm to state-run oil giant Petróleos Mexicanos....
2019-05-29 07:48

Owners of seized tanker preparing formal request to visit crew in Iran Stena Bulk, the Swedish-based owners of the UK-flagged tanker detained by Iran, said on Saturday they were preparing a formal request to visit its 23 crew members....
2019-07-20 18:48

Centre In Touch With Indian Crew On Board Seized Iran, UK-Flagged Tankers Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan on Monday said the 24 Indians on board the seized Iranian ship 'Grace 1' in Gibraltar are safe and officials from the Indian High Commission in......
2019-07-23 07:48

UPDATE 1-Iran calls on Britain to immediately release its seized supertanker - IRNA Iran called on Britain on Friday to immediately release its oil tanker which British Royal Marines seized last week on suspicion that it was breaking European sanctions by taking oil to Syria, a foreign ministry spokesman told state news agency IRNA....
2019-07-12 08:16

Iran announces capture of British-flagged oil tanker; US officials say two ships seized Iran announced the capture of one British-flagged ship in the narrow Strait of Hormuz on Friday, and US officials said that a second had also been seized....
2019-07-20 07:48

Ice cream vendor fined $4.4M gets seized trucks back in deal to settle debt That’s a lot of Eskimo Pies. A Long Island City ice-cream-truck company that was slapped with 22,495 traffic summonses — and ordered to pay $4.4 million in fines — is getting 35 of its seized vehicles back so it can help make good on its debt by pedd...
2019-07-03 00:00

"Return Treasures Seized From Golden Temple," Sukhbir Badal Tells Centre The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) has demanded that the BJP-led government at the centre immediately hand over all the "treasures" allegedly seized from the Golden Temple in Amritsar during Operation......
2019-06-06 17:32

Silk Road weed dealer fights Vancouver police over $2.6M in seized Bitcoin Vancouver police have been accused of misleading a justice of the peace in a plot to seize $2.6 million (CAD$3.5 million) in Bitcoin owned by a dark web marijuana trafficker, CBC reports. Authorities believe the Bitcoin, found on hard drives seized i...
2019-06-28 16:48

| Switzerland turns to courts after Nigeria drops anchor over detained oil-tanker it seized Switzerland has asked an international court to order Nigeria to release a Swiss-flagged oil tanker, its cargo and crew, that have been detained off Port Harcourt for the past 16 months....
2019-06-03 07:48

"Biggest-Ever Drug Haul": Heroin Worth Rs 2700 Crore Seized In Punjab In its biggest ever narcotics haul, the Customs Department seized 532 kg of suspected heroin worth Rs 2,700 crore, which was smuggled into India from Pakistan in a truck through trade route at the......
2019-06-30 18:00

Live turtles, snakes, crocs seized in bust of fashion crime ring Police in 22 countries have rescued thousands of live reptiles including turtles and crocodiles that traffickers intended to kill for use in fashion accessories such as wallets and handbags, Europol said on Monday....
2019-06-03 21:16

Qatar says French missile found among arms seized in Italy was sold 25 years ago A French missile once owned by Qatar's military and found among a huge arsenal of weapons seized in Italy was sold by Qatar 25 years ago to a third country, Qatar's foreign ministry told Reuters on Tuesday....
2019-07-16 23:32

Sasse leads fresh calls to use seized 'El Chapo' money to pay for border security Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Neb., resumed calls Wednesday for Congress to use money and other assets seized from convicted Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to pay for improved border security after a federal judge sentenced Guzman to life in prison....
2019-07-18 04:00

100-Crore Worth Brown Sugar Seized In Manipur, Biggest Drug Bust In State An illegal drugs manufacturing factory was busted at Lilong Dam in Manipur's Thoubal district and 111.2 kg of brown sugar, worth over Rs 100 crore in the international market, was seized, police said......
2019-06-30 13:48

Iran's Revolutionary Guard forces seized British tanker, U.S. and Iranian officials say Iran's Revolutionary Guard said Friday that its naval forces had seized a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz.        ...
2019-07-19 21:48

Seized Photos of Nude Girls Deepens Questions About Jeffrey Epstein’s 2008 Deal The new indictment of the financier could prompt a reckoning for the Justice Department, which has been accused of mishandling the case a decade ago....
2019-07-09 14:48

Donald Trump protests: Massive security operation begins with '250,000' protesters set to descend on London A massive security operation today came into force in central London as protesters said up to 250,000 demonstrators will take to the streets to "disrupt" President Trump's visit....
2019-06-03 12:00

Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says 'border guards treat migrants like animals' after Texas detention centre visits US border guards have been accused by Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of treating migrant detainees like animals and forcing them to drink from toilets....
2019-07-02 13:32

California farmers furious over delayed payments for land seized in high-speed rail push Farmers up and down California’s Central Valley are up in arms over the state seizing their land to build its long-awaited high-speed railway and then failing to pay the hundreds of thousands of dollars owed them for years....
2019-06-14 23:32

Britain warns of 'serious consequences' if Iran doesn't release seized tanker as regime insists it was 'reciprocal' move Britain warned Iran that it’s on a “dangerous path” after its authorities seized a British-flagged tanker in the Gulf, but the regime insists it was a “reciprocal” measure amid economic sanctions....
2019-07-20 19:16

Operation Fast and Furious Fast Facts Read CNN's Fast Facts about Operation Fast and Furious, the ATF Phoenix Field Division's allowance of illegal gun sales to track sellers and purchasers....
2019-05-21 17:32

Otto Warmbier’s parents file claim for seized North Korean cargo ship as part of $500M judgment against regime Otto Warmbier’s parents have filed a claim for a seized North Korean cargo ship to satisfy part of their $500 million judgment against the North Korean regime over the death of their son....
2019-07-06 21:48

Fat Controller 'should be in charge of rail system's day-to-day operation' Oversight for the UK's rail system should be in the hands of a single "Fat Controller"-type figure which is independent of the Government, the head of a major review has reportedly said....
2019-07-16 13:32

Iran tanker seizure latest: Theresa May to chair Cobra meeting after British tanker seized Theresa May will chair a meeting of the Government's emergency committee Cobra on Monday after Iran seized a British-flagged oil tanker in the Persian Gulf....
2019-07-22 00:16

PG&E Makes Thousands of Repairs California utility PG&E said it is working to fix nearly 10,000 problems it discovered throughout its electrical system as it steps up efforts to prevent its equipment from sparking more wildfires....
2019-07-16 07:01

The Instagram hoax that fooled thousands Argentinian-born artist Amalia Ulman's "Excellences and Perfections" performance happened only four years ago, but in the digital age, it feels like much longer....
2019-05-29 16:32

Thousands of US kindergartners unvaccinated without waivers COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — States are heatedly debating whether to make it more difficult for students to avoid vaccinations for religious or philosophical reasons amid the worst measles outbreak in decades, but schoolchildren invoking such waivers are ou...
2019-05-28 12:16

Thousands of migrants wait at the border The number of asylum-seeking Central American families crossing the southern border broke another record in April.        ...
2019-05-22 01:48

Tell Android apps not to track you, and thousands of them will do it anyway Back in December Google CEO Sundar Pichai conceded during a session with members of Congress that the company could “do better” when it comes to helping users understand what steps to take to better protect their privacy. Unfortunately, i...
2019-07-09 04:16

Walmart is hiring thousands of Military spouses Walmart | Courtesy: JeepersMedia Walmart Walmart is hiring thousands of Military spouses. Walmart launched the Military Spouse Career Connection last year and has added 6-thousand military spouses to the payroll. More than 75 percent of military spou...
2019-05-24 07:48

Thousands graduate from Pima Community College TUCSON – Pima Community College graduates received their diplomas on Thursday, May 23 at a ceremony held at The Tucson Convention Center. Nearly 4,000 people received their diplomas. The oldest graduate was 75-years-old. While the youngest was ...
2019-05-24 07:48

Venezuela Forces Killed Thousands, Then Covered It Up, U.N. Says Special forces members engaged in extrajudicial killings and then altered crime scenes to make it look as if the victims had been resisting arrest, United Nations investigators said....
2019-07-05 02:16

Analysis: Thousands in Illinois may have guns without permit CHICAGO (AP) — Tens of thousands of Illinois residents whose gun licenses have been revoked could still be in possession of firearms, according to an analysis of state records by the Chicago Tribune. The failure of the system was underscored in Febru...
2019-05-27 18:00

Thousands of bourbon barrels destroyed in US fire A Jim Beam warehouse in the US state of Kentucky has gone up in flames, destroying 45,000 barrels of bourbon. Environmental concerns have ensued due to a nearby river....
2019-07-04 06:48

College applications can add up to thousands of dollars. Here's how to save As college costs rise, some students apply to a laundry list of schools to increase their odds of getting into one they can afford. Yet doing so can leave families with another large tab....
2019-07-17 18:48

Warsaw: Tens of thousands march for gay rights Mayor Rafal Trzaskowski said he wanted the city to remain "open" and "tolerant." The LGBT community in Poland has come under sustained attack in recent months by the ruling right-wing Law and Justice party....
2019-06-09 06:16

| Thousands of reptiles rescued in global police op Police have rescued thousands of live snakes, lizards and geckos and stopped some 20 crocodiles and alligators from becoming high-end fashion products, Europolsays, after a co-ordinated global police operation....
2019-06-03 22:16

Schumer got thousands in donations from Jeffrey Epstein Sen. Chuck Schumer — who called on Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta to resign and said President Trump should “answer” for his friendship with Jeffrey Epstein — accepted thousands of dollars in donations from the alleged pedophile throughout the 1990...
2019-07-10 18:00

Art aquarium comes to life with thousands of fish on display Kimura Hidetomo combined glass, acrylic work, music and thousands of fish to create a renewed Japanese experience at Tokyo's Art Aquarium.       ...
2019-07-05 20:00

'You all go' - thousands of Algerians demonstrate for political reforms With banners reading "You all go" and "We need new figures", tens of thousands of protesters gathered in the Algerian capital on Friday for what has become a regular demonstration demanding the removal of the ruling elite....
2019-06-08 02:32

Trump Says Thousands of Brits Are Protesting Because They Love Him The last time Donald Trump visited the UK and made a joint appearance with Prime Minister Theresa May, things quickly devolved into one of the president’s most unhinged press conferences to date. But a year has passed, things have changed, and Trump ...
2019-06-04 20:16

Stonehenge: Thousands set to celebrate summer solstice With drums and with flower garlands, with wizard hats and with warm coats, up to 10,000 celebrants are expected to converge on England's Stonehenge to observe the summer solstice....
2019-06-20 18:32

One dead, thousands without power in Ohio tornadoes Tornadoes ripped through central Ohio Monday night Tuesday morning, causing at least one death, damaging dozens of structures and leaving thousands without power....
2019-05-28 23:16

Thousands of scooters recalled in UK due to 'loose screws' Chinese electronics company Xiaomi is recalling more than 10,000 electric scooters due to safety concerns - with more than 7,800 affected models sold in the UK....
2019-06-07 19:16

There are many 'zombie' animals. Here's which ones you should actually worry about "Zombie" deer, raccoons and snakes are among the animals to generate terrifying news coverage this year. Here's what you need to know.        ...
2019-06-28 20:00

| Trump blimp flies again as thousands protest UK visit Thousands have taken to the streets of central London to protest the visit of Donald Trump, with the infamous blimp of the US president once again flying outside the Houses of Parliament....
2019-06-04 20:48

In Jerusalem, thousands pray at Al-Aqsa on last Friday of Ramadan Tens of thousands of Muslims attended prayers at al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem amid tight security on the last Friday of Ramadan, hearing a message of defiance against Israeli control of one of the......
2019-05-31 23:16

U.S. Prepares to Arrest Thousands of Immigrant Family Members Some of those targeted might end up being held in hotel rooms until their travel documents can be prepared. ICE’s goal is to deport the families as quickly as possible....
2019-07-11 08:48

Brazil: Thousands of Jair Bolsonaro supporters take to the streets Thousands of Brazilians took to the streets in cities around the country to show their support for far-right President Jair Bolsonaro. The president has seen his popularity plummet since taking office in January....
2019-05-27 07:00

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

Thousands of McCain shirts given out by vets at DC July 4 celebration WASHINGTON (WRC) – Volunteers plan to hand out 5,000 free T-shirts emblazoned with “USS John McCain” ahead of President Donald Trump’s “Salute to America” celebrations on the National Mall. VoteVets, a left-leaning...
2019-07-05 03:32

Sears’ bankruptcy has burned thousands of vendors worldwide If you think shopping at Sears can be sad these days, it’s nothing compared to doing business with the struggling chain. Michelle Chan — whose Hong Kong-based company Mien Co. Ltd. manufactures handbags, wallets and belts for brands like Joe Boxer an...
2019-06-03 12:48

Thousands drenched in downpour at NYC’s annual Dîner en Blanc This coulda turned into New York City’s biggest wet T-shirt contest. The 2019 Dîner en Blanc got drenched Wednesday night when more than 5,500 guests — all clad completely in white attire — got caught up in a torrential downpour. The ninth edit...
2019-07-18 17:16

Thousands of popular websites affected by Cloudflare outage Thousands of popular websites briefly dropped offline on Tuesday due to an issue affecting Cloudflare, an American business that provides content distribution network (CDN) services....
2019-07-02 18:16

Thousands of Android Apps Can Track You Without Your Permission: Study There are thousands of Android apps that have found ways to gather information like device Mac address, location, phone's IMEI, and more even if they don't have necessary permissions to access......
2019-07-09 21:00

Thousands of fish perish after fire at Jim Beam warehouse The Jim Beam warehouse fire in Kentucky has begun to cause environmental damage to the local wildlife, as thousands of dead fish have littered the Kentucky River and are floating downstream....
2019-07-07 20:00

Monsoon flooding forces thousands from their homes in Myanmar Days of heavy monsoon rain and dangerously high river levels in Myanmar have forced more than 18,000 people from their homes and flooded at least one camp for people displaced by recent fighting, authorities and a politician said on Monday....
2019-07-15 09:48

Thousands in Berlin protest Iran's political repression Opponents of Iran's theocratic government have rallied in Berlin to protest the country's human rights record. They urged potential investors not to support the regime and said the West should not deals with Tehran....
2019-07-07 03:00

City begins rollout of thousands of new speed cameras Thousands of new speed enforcement cameras are coming to New York City. The state’s new speed law went into effect on Thursday — allowing city officials to dramatically expand the number of school zones with cameras from 225 now to 750 by June ...
2019-07-12 02:16

Improvements in U.S. Air Quality Are Saving Thousands of Lives a Year Recent improvements in U.S. air quality are saving thousands of lives per year, according to the latest Health of the Air report from the American Thoracic Society (ATS) and New York University (NYU). The report, published in Annals of the American T...
2019-05-23 01:32

Thousands show up to burial of Vietnam vet who had no living relatives Thousands of people on Wednesday attended the funeral of a Vietnam War veteran after hearing that he had no living relatives. Friends of Wayne Wilson had put out a call for people to come to his burial at the Silverbrook Cemetery in Niles, Michigan a...
2019-07-18 02:16

Facebook: Thousands of users reporting outages on its platforms DALLAS (KXAS) – Users were reporting issues across Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp on Wednesday. Facebook and Instagram said on their Twitter accounts around 12:15 p.m. ET that “some people” were were having trouble uploading or se...
2019-07-04 00:00

Slack password reset coming to thousands of users Slack is set to reset password for thousands of users as it looks to respond to a data breach.The popular messaging app has confirmed it will reset the passwords of users it believes could be affected by a historical data breach.Around one percent of...
2019-07-19 02:00

Thousands protest Trump's UK state visit Thousands of protesters greeted President Donald Trump's U.K. visit with anger and British irony Tuesday, crowding London's government district while the president met Prime Minister Theresa May nearby. (June 4)     ...
2019-06-04 18:48

Thousands without power after explosion, fire at Madison Gas and Electric Two fires are burning at downtown Madison properties of the Madison Gas and Electric company.        ...
2019-07-19 23:01

Mexico attends thousands of unaccompanied migrant minors Mexico’s National Migration Institute says child protection officials have assisted since December more than 10,000 unaccompanied minors, most of them from Central America...
2019-07-19 02:32

Thousands protest against Trump in London but fewer than last year Thousands of people protested in central London on Tuesday against U.S. President Donald Trump's pomp-laden state visit to Britain, but numbers were well down on the tens of thousands who gathered to oppose his visit last year....
2019-06-04 15:16

US may deploy thousands more troops amid Iran tension The Pentagon is considering a request to send thousands more troops to the Middle East as relations worsen, unnamed officials say. Meanwhile, Iran's supreme leader said he foresaw the demise of American civilization....
2019-05-23 03:32

| Thousands protest in Myanmar over toddler rape case Thousands of protesters marched in Yangon on Saturday as outrage over the rape of a two-year-old spilled onto the streets following a viral online campaign in a case that has left Myanmar society reeling....
2019-07-07 10:16

Venezuela's army death squads kill thousands — UN A UN report has detailed the extrajudicial executions of thousands of young men by special forces. The report says that the death squads are carrying out President Maduro's strategy for neutralizing political opponents....
2019-07-05 04:48

Israel’s SodaStream hosts thousands for Ramadan feast RAHAT, Israel (AP) — SodaStream is hosting nearly 3,000 Israelis and Palestinians for a Ramadan fast-ending meal at its factory in the southern Israel town of Rahat. Bedouins and Jewish Israelis and some Palestinians attended the feast on Monday alon...
2019-05-27 21:48

Thousands evacuated in Frankfurt as WWII bomb is defused Thousands of people have been evacuated from a district of Frankfurt that includes the European Central Bank headquarters as authorities prepare to defuse a half-tonne World War II bomb....
2019-07-07 17:16

Thousands march for LGBT rights in Ukraine’s capital MOSCOW (AP) — Thousands of supporters of LGBT rights have marched through the center of Kiev, the Ukrainian capital, under a heavy police presence to separate them from opponents. Police said Sunday that nine people were arrested on suspicion of prep...
2019-06-23 14:48

Thousands march in Ukraine’s largest ever Pride parade Ukrainian politicians and foreign diplomats joined thousands marching in a gay pride parade in Kyiv on Sunday, the biggest and most peaceful ever in the former Soviet country....
2019-06-23 15:32

Thousands March in Kiev for LGBTQ Pride Parade (MOSCOW) — Thousands of supporters of LGBT rights have marched through the center of Kiev, the Ukrainian capital, under a heavy police presence to separate them from opponents. Police said Sunday that nine people were arrested on suspicion of p...
2019-06-23 21:16

Thousands protest in Liberia against corruption, economic decline Thousands of Liberians took to the streets of the capital, Monrovia, on Friday to protest against the corruption and economic decline that many blame on their once hugely popular president, former football star George Weah....
2019-06-08 02:32

Thousands start rocking up as UK's Glastonbury Festival opens Glastonbury, the world's largest greenfield festival, opened its gates on Wednesday to thousands of lucky ticket holders who have descended on Worthy Farm in southwest England to see performers ranging from Stormzy to Kylie and Janet Jackson....
2019-06-27 19:00

This Town Comes Alive Once a Year, as Thousands of Snakes Mate More than 70,000 snakes slither out of dens to breed each spring at a Manitoba wildlife area, and thousands of people just can’t keep away from the writhing show. Just don’t call it an orgy....
2019-06-16 18:16

De Blasio blasts Con Edison as thousands remain without power Mayor Bill de Blasio blasted Con Edison Monday as roughly 19,000 customers remained without power — including 13,000 in Brooklyn. A half-day after Gov. Andrew Cuomo ripped the utility giant, saying that it “should have been better prepare...
2019-07-22 21:16

Jerusalem pride draws thousands of gay revelers and police Thousands of people are marching through the streets of Jerusalem in the city's annual gay pride parade, a festival that exposes deep divisions between Israel's secular and Jewish ultra-Orthodox camps....
2019-06-06 23:00

Police: 3 students had thousands of fentanyl pills on campus PHOENIX (AP) — Police in a small city on the U.S.-Mexico border say three students have been arrested for possessing fentanyl pills on campus, including one who had over 3,000 pills with her. San Luis, Arizona, police say two 18-year-old girls and a ...
2019-06-06 21:00

Thousands Without Power After Storms Tear Through Nicholas County NICHOLAS COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – A few storms that tore through Kentucky on Sunday evening left behind some significant damage. Parts of Nicholas County experienced high winds, the worst being in Carlisle where parts of a barn came flying off al...
2019-06-17 07:16

Thousands join climate protests in western Germany HOCHNEUKIRCH, Germany (AP) — Thousands have joined climate protests in the western German village of Hochneukirch near one of the country’s biggest lignite coal mines. Saturday’s rally comes two days after European Union leaders failed to...
2019-06-22 13:32

Thousands pour into Colombia as Venezuela reopens border Thousands crossed into Colombia on Saturday to buy food and medicine after Venezuela’s President Nicolás Maduro reopened a border that had been shut down for the past four months...
2019-06-09 03:16

New Zealanders turn in thousands of guns as buyback begins New Zealanders have handed over more than 10,000 guns, weapons parts and accessories in the first week of a buy-back scheme prompted by the country's worst peacetime mass shooting, police figures released on Sunday show....
2019-07-21 17:16

Hong Kong: Thousands protest extradition bill Thousands of protesters descended on China's representative office in Hong Kong on Sunday, as anger over an extradition bill morphs into a fresh front against what many see as a broader erosion of freedoms by the city's political masters in Beijing....
2019-07-21 17:16

Thousands gather for Puerto Rican Day Parade along Fifth Avenue Thousands of revelers were living la vida loca along Fifth Avenue on Sunday during the Puerto Rican Day Parade. Parade Grand Marshal and PR native Ricky Martin led the colorful Manhattan party, waving the Puerto Rican flag from his float and grinning...
2019-06-10 07:16

Thousands expected at climate rally in western Germany Students from over a dozen European countries are expected to take part in a demonstration Friday urging governments to take bolder action against climate change...
2019-06-21 10:48

Thousands protest in Georgia against Russian politician in parliament Demonstrators attempted to force their way into the Georgian parliament Thursday in protest against the appearance of a Russian politician in the government building....
2019-06-21 11:48

Weird chromosome may have spurred evolution of thousands of songbirds Songbirds appear to have an extra chromosome in cells involved in sexual reproduction. The extra DNA could help explain why there are so many songbird species...
2019-05-21 20:32

Germany relinquishing thousands of Kafka confidant’s papers BERLIN — German authorities are handing over to Israel a trove of 5,000 documents kept by a confidant of Franz Kafka. The papers include a postcard from Kafka from 1910 and personal documents kept by Max Brod, which experts say provide a window into ...
2019-05-21 17:16

Arizona’s rural schools lose thousands of students PHOENIX (AP) – Schools in 10 of Arizona’s 15 counties have together lost more than 10,000 students in the past decade. Meanwhile, the Arizona Republic reports that school enrollment in the state’s most populous county has risen by o...
2019-06-17 08:00

Thousands of employees do yoga in front of Disney castles ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Pluto wasn’t doing a downward dog, but thousands of Disney workers unrolled their yoga mats in front of castles at the company’s theme parks in Florida, California, France, Hong Kong and Shanghai. The mass yoga events...
2019-06-22 00:32

Thousands gather at Stonewall 50 years after LGBTQ uprising Thousands of people have converged on New York City’s Stonewall Inn for the 50th anniversary of the rebellion that catalyzed a movement for LGBTQ liberation...
2019-06-29 04:48

Thousands in Haiti renew protests, clash with police PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Thousands of protesters in Haiti demanding the resignation of President Jovenel Moïse have clashed with police as some tried to storm barriers at the National Palace and others took shelter while heavy gunfire echoed in n...
2019-06-14 02:48

Twitter Deletes Thousands Of Accounts Tied To Iran Twitter Inc on Thursday said it removed thousands of accounts linked to coordinated, state-backed activities it believes were from the Iranian government and archived them to its public database......
2019-06-13 21:32

Thousands protest in Sudan, demanding civilian rule Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets of Sudan's capital Khartoum on Sunday in the largest mass demonstration since the deadly crackdown on a pro-democracy sit-in earlier in June....
2019-07-01 20:16

Hazard unveiled before thousands at Madrid's stadium Thousands of Real Madrid fans have turned out to greet new signing Eden Hazard at his unveiling following his club record transfer from Chelsea       ...
2019-06-13 20:32

Thousands Of Mangroves To Be Affected By Bullet Train Project Thousands of mangroves will be affected by the Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project, the Maharashtra government has said. The 508-km line that would cost Rs 1.1 lakh crore would need 270 hectares......
2019-06-29 10:48

Tens of thousands protest army rule in Sudan Tens of thousands of protesters have taken to the streets in Sudan’s capital and elsewhere in the country calling for civilian rule nearly three months after the army forced out long-ruling autocrat Omar al-Bashir...
2019-06-30 16:48

More than 60 killed, hundreds of thousands displaced by flooding in Bangladesh Severe flooding has killed at least 61 people, displaced nearly 800,000 and inundated thousands of homes across a third of Bangladesh, government officials said on Tuesday, after two weeks of heavy monsoon rains....
2019-07-23 19:32

Thousands of Syrian refugees could be sent back, says Lebanese minister Gebran Bassil claims many refugees are not living in political fear, but stay for economic reasonsAs many as three quarters of Syrian refugees in Lebanon could return to Syria because they face no fear of political persecution or threat to their secu...
2019-06-15 08:48

Thousands likely overpaid property taxes due to computer glitch Actor Bruce Willis is among the thousands of Big Apple residents who may have overpaid their property taxes due to a new $18 million Department of Finance computer system that issued incorrect bills in early June. The “Die Hard” actor, whose advisers...
2019-07-17 07:00

Thousands to march against Madrid low-emissions zone U-turn From July, council will not fine people for taking more polluting cars into centreSpain’s acting environment minister has warned Madrid’s new city council that its plans to scrap the Spanish capital’s low-emissions zone risk putting ideology before p...
2019-06-28 12:16