• Libyan coastguard intercepts more than 500 migrants: spokesman
Libyan coastguard intercepts more than 500 migrants: spokesman

Under the terms of the deal, Italy agreed to train, equip and finance the Libyan coastguard as part of its effort to turn back vessels and return migrants to Libya. "European ships, including Italian ones, act in the full respect of global law and according to the principle of non-rejections: they never take migrants back to Libya or third countr...

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  • Tian Set for NCAA Austin Regional
Tian Set for NCAA Austin Regional

The Aggies tee off in the second of three rounds at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday. The top six teams and top three individuals from each regional will advance to the NCAA Championships, held May 18-23 in Stillwater, Oklahoma. Chanachai now sits in fifth among the individuals at the Madison regional with two days remaining. However, Malcom Gray , a dire...

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  • Russian FA fined 30000 Swiss francs for racist chants at France match
Russian FA fined 30000 Swiss francs for racist chants at France match

FIFA has fined the Russian Football Union (RFU) a total of CHF30,000 (£22,000/$30,000/€25,000) after a section of supporters aimed racist chants towards French players during a friendly in Saint Petersburg in March. Referees have been given the power by Federation Internationale de Football Association to halt or abandon matches at the World Cup, d...

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  • Trump proposing billions in spending cuts to Congress
Trump proposing billions in spending cuts to Congress

Half of the total cuts package, about $7 billion, comes from the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), which provides health care to kids from low-income families, though that official stressed the cuts won't have a practical impact on the popular program.

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  • Doug Ford supporters at Ontario debate revealed to be paid actors
Doug Ford supporters at Ontario debate revealed to be paid actors

The leaders of Ontario's three main political parties are squaring off Monday evening in the first debate of an election campaign that hasn't officially begun. Toronto-Centre Tory candidate Meredith Cartwright is seen here in a Facebook photo. She was dismissed not long after the Liberals released an edited video of Granic Allen talking about O...

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  • 'In all this, I'm not complaining,' says Zim croc attack bride undaunted
'In all this, I'm not complaining,' says Zim croc attack bride undaunted

With the bride-to-be's arm in the crocodile's mouth, Mr Fox repeatedly punched the animal in an attempt to loosen its grip. The Zimbabwean woman who survived a horrific crocodile attack just days before her wedding says she's "not complaining" and only wants friends and family to make her laugh.

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  • Cueto has sprained elbow, will attempt rehab without surgery
Cueto has sprained elbow, will attempt rehab without surgery

Giants right-hander Johnny Cueto is on the disabled list and hasn't pitched since April 28 because of what was being termed "elbow inflammation". For a Giants team without their top two starting pitchers, they are playing remarkably well and now sit four games over.500.

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  • Primaries narrow the choices for North Carolina legislative elections
Primaries narrow the choices for North Carolina legislative elections

In the County Commission races, Republican primary victor Thomas Doty will face Democrat Christy Miller Cowan in District 3 and incumbent Tim Goins will face Democratic challenger Nicholas Cole Knight in District 6. "Up to two weeks before election day is when you get the most convenience for voters", Williams said. Kappler said if incumbents man...

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  • Girls' bodies may be buried in Detroit woods
Girls' bodies may be buried in Detroit woods

He was already in prison for raping a 15-year-old girl when investigators got him to describe how and where he buried the girl two decades before. Police said Zarzycki had planned to meet Ream at a Dairy Queen on Nine Mile Road in Eastpointe, near where she lived.

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  • Philippine, US troops kick off
Philippine, US troops kick off "Balikatan 2018" drills

Gen. Lawrence Nicholson of the U.S. 3rd Marine Expeditionary Forces. It's the second under President Rodrigo Duterte, who at the start of his term threatened to end the military exercises. He said: "This exercise was scheduled whether those missiles were there or not, and again this is a region of change, there are constant things developing with...

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  • Peers back European Union market as rebellion splits Labour
Peers back European Union market as rebellion splits Labour

The House of Lords has backed calls for the United Kingdom to remain, in effect, in the EU's single market after Brexit. Ministers warned that staying in the EEA would not give the United Kingdom "control of our borders or our laws". However, the Lords' positions have angered Brexit supporters. Nearly half Labour peers ignored party orders and vo...

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  • Nissan to phase out diesel cars in Europe
Nissan to phase out diesel cars in Europe

The city of Paris has already banned older diesels. Japan's second-largest carmaker will stop offering diesel versions of passenger cars at the time of each vehicle's renewal in the coming years, Nicholas Maxfield, a spokesman in Tokyo, said on Monday.

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  • Convicted felon, gang leader charged in shooting of ATF agent in Chicago
Convicted felon, gang leader charged in shooting of ATF agent in Chicago

Officials have made an arrest in the shooting last week of a federal law enforcement agent in the Back of the Yards neighborhood, the Chicago Sun-Times has learned. The agent was part of a task force created to stem the flow of illegal guns into Chicago . The wounded agent is part of Chicago's Gun Strike Force formed past year to cut the num...

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  • Supreme Court to hear Cauvery dispute case today
Supreme Court to hear Cauvery dispute case today

As Venugopal said the officers who instruct (on the matter) are not working on Saturdays and Sundays, Naphade took a jibe, saying: "We are servants for 24 hours, 365 days", an obvious reference to the statement by a top functionary of the government.

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  • Stormy Daniels' attorney accuses Trump's team of making up facts
Stormy Daniels' attorney accuses Trump's team of making up facts

Trump has acknowledged reimbursing his lawyer for the payment to Daniels, but denies her allegations. "These monies may have reimbursed the $130k payment", wrote Avenatti over Twitter. Putin and Mr. Trump". There was no indication that Mueller suspected Vekselberg of wrongdoing. Vekselberg, who is one of the subjects of recent USA sanctions, is...

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  • Buhari to visit London for medical attention
Buhari to visit London for medical attention

Nigerians on social media have reacted to the news of President Muhammadu Buhari's medical visit to the United Kingdom, which was announced on Monday. Adesina says however that there is no cause for alarm. We all need that from time to time. The party's National Publicity Secretary, Mr Kola Ologbondiyan, on Tuesday in Abuja at a press conference ...

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  • Police seal off streets in Oxford - 'bangs and gunshots heard'
Police seal off streets in Oxford - 'bangs and gunshots heard'

Shots were fired from a residential property in Paradise Square and armed response officers returned fire. Authorities closed off Paradise Square, and parts of Paradise Street and Norfolk Street as a precaution while negotiations continued.

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  • J. Cole Is Coming To San Antonio This Summer
J. Cole Is Coming To San Antonio This Summer

Along with scoring the biggest streaming week for an album so far in 2018, KOD has earned the third-biggest streaming week for an album in all of chart history. It's unclear whether Thug will perform at the Cole-headlined gig. Advance tickets are $39.50 to $99.50 and go on sale at 10 a.m. April's KOD , his fifth album, meditates on addiction...

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  • Facebook to curb foreign adverts related to abortion referendum in Ireland
Facebook to curb foreign adverts related to abortion referendum in Ireland

The move follows accusations that attempts have been made to swing votes across the world through foreign-funded campaigns and so-called astroturfing . "They were late with Russian interference in the U.S. election ..." After the event, he said that the vote on May 25 would be a "hugely important decision".

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  • Fmr. Police Officer Charged In Damond Shooting Makes 1st Court Appearance
Fmr. Police Officer Charged In Damond Shooting Makes 1st Court Appearance

Noor's attorney has filed documents indicating Noor will plead not guilty, but no plea was officially entered Tuesday. In filing charges, Hennepin County Mike Freeman said Noor had no time to perceive or process a real threat and to him, that made a self-defense argument unreasonable.

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