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Two Canadian women abducted in Ghana rescued by security forces

Eight people arrested in connection with kidnapping of Lauren Tilley and Bailey Chitty, authorities saySecurity forces have rescued two Canadian women who were abducted in Ghana earlier this month and...

Two Canadian women abducted in Ghana rescued by security forces

Source: theguardian.com

2 Canadian women rescued from kidnappers in Ghana, officials say The two women were rescued early Wednesday in the south-central Ashanti region, Ghanaian government officials said. They did not provide any additional details....
22:13 2019-06-12

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

2 Canadian women kidnapped at gunpoint in Ghana: reports Two Canadian women, ages 19 and 20, who were volunteering at a charity in Ghana were kidnapped at gunpoint Tuesday evening outside their apartment, reports say....
20:13 2019-06-06

Kidnapped Canadians rescued in Ghana Two Canadian women who were abducted one week ago by gunmen outside a popular nightspot in Ghana have been rescued, the country's minister of information said on Wednesday....
00:52 2019-06-13

Two Canadian volunteers missing in rare kidnapping in Ghana The women were abducted in Kumasi, and security sources have suggested it was a kidnapping for ransomTwo Canadian women who were volunteering with an international development organisation have been abducted in Ghana, a rare attack in a country seen as one of the most secure in the West African regi...
19:52 2019-06-06

Four security forces members killed in shooting in Iraq: security official Four security forces members were killed and four wounded in shooting in the Iraqi town of Tarmiya, 25 km (15 miles) north of Baghdad, Security Media Cell said in a statement early on Tuesday....
02:39 2019-06-04

Canadian Forces expected to send Hercules transport plane to Uganda for peacekeeping The CC-130 Hercules was one of three signature promises Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made to the United Nations when Canada hosted a major peacekeeping summit in November 2017....
04:39 2019-08-15

Canadian government agrees to pay a nearly $1 billion settlement for claims of sexual misconduct in the armed forces The Canadian government has agreed to pay a nearly $1 billion settlement to members of the Armed Forces and Department of National Defense who allege widespread sexual misconduct....
14:39 2019-07-19

Security Forces "Maintaining Pressure On Terrorists," Says J&K Top Cop The Jammu and Kashmir police is maintaining pressure on terrorists to isolate them so that they cannot mislead the general public, Director General of Police Dilbagh Singh has said....
17:13 2019-08-18

Somali security forces end al-Shabab hotel siege An al-Qaida-linked extremist attack on a hotel in the Somali port city of Kismayo has killed at least 18 people, including two journalists. The hotel is often frequented by lawmakers and government officials....
10:52 2019-07-13

Encounter Breaks Out Between Security Forces, Terrorists In J&K's Sopore An encounter broke out between security forces and terrorists in Sopore town, Baramulla, in Jammu and Kashmir today. No loss of life and injuries have been reported so far in the incident....
17:26 2019-06-11

Kyrgyz security forces storm ex-president's house Fighting raged outside the home of former Kyrgyz president Almazbek Atambayev on Wednesday, as elite security forces stormed the property and his supporters gathered en masse to prevent him from being arrested on corruption charges....
20:26 2019-08-07

Egyptian security forces commit war crimes in Sinai: HRW Egyptian security forces have committed widespread abuses against civilians in restive northern Sinai peninsula, some of which amount to war crimes, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Tuesday, urging other nations to halt military assistance....
08:52 2019-05-28

Taliban attacks kill 23 members of Afghan security forces Afghan officials say two Taliban attacks targeted Afghan security checkpoints in the country's west and east, killing at least 23 members of the security forces....
14:39 2019-05-28

Sudan Security Forces Open Fire at Protest Site Several people were killed, according to witnesses and local media reports, as talks between protest leaders and the country’s military rulers collapsed this week....
11:52 2019-06-03

Iran says it is responsible for Gulf security, calls on US forces to leave "We call on U.S. forces to finish their presence in the region as they are the main source of crisis and instability," a senior Iranian security official was quoted as saying by state TV....
21:00 2019-06-17

5 Explosives Planted By Maoists Seized By Security Forces In Chhattisgarh A major tragedy was averted when security forces recovered five powerful IEDs, planted by Maoists, in Chhattisgarh's Kondagaon district, police said Saturday....
12:26 2019-05-25

Congo security forces to dislodge illegal miners at site Authorities say that security forces have been deployed to a private mining concession in southeastern Congo that is a subsidiary of mining giant Glencore...
17:13 2019-07-04

Lebanese veterans tussle with security forces in budget protest Dozens of Lebanese veterans tussled with security forces in Beirut on Friday as they tried to reach parliament in a protest against any cuts to their benefits in the state budget....
17:13 2019-07-19

Afghan security forces kill six civilians during insurgent raid The deaths come as UN reveals pro-government forces killed more civilians than insurgents in first three months of 2019Afghan security forces have killed at least six civilians, including a woman and two children, in a night raid on insurgents, government officials said.Soldiers mistook the group, w...
06:01 2019-05-26

Security forces use tear gas to disperse students in Sudan's Khartoum Security forces fired tear gas to disperse dozens of students demonstrating against the ruling military council at a financial academy in the heart of Sudan's capital Khartoum on Thursday, a Reuters witness said....
22:26 2019-06-27

2 children among 6 civilians mistakenly killed by security forces in Afghanistan An Afghan security forces raid against Taliban fighters in eastern Nangarhar province mistakenly killed at least six civilians, including a woman and two children, provincial officials said Saturday....
20:39 2019-05-25

Egyptian security forces kill 12 suspected militants after bus bombing Egyptian security forces have killed 12 suspected Islamist militants in Cairo, the Interior Ministry said on Monday, a day after an explosion targeting a tourist bus injured at least 12 people....
17:39 2019-05-21

CRPF Soldiers Get 72 Gallantry Medals, Highest Among Security Forces Action in the counter-terrorism grid of Jammu and Kashmir has fetched central security forces maximum gallantry medals among the 180 such decorations announced by the government on the occasion of the......
00:39 2019-08-15

Sudan: security forces move in on Khartoum protesters with live fire Security forces attempt to disperse long-running sit-in outside defence ministrySudanese security forces have used live ammunition in a major operation to disperse protesters in central Khartoum, witnesses and Arab television stations have reported.A medical association affiliated with protesters sa...
12:13 2019-06-03

13 dead after Sudan security forces storm protest camp in ‘massacre’ Footage shared on social media and verified by Reuters showed chaotic scenes of people fleeing through streets as sustained bursts of gunfire crackled in the air. People rushed to carry away those who had been hit....
17:26 2019-06-03

Indonesia riots: protesters clash with security forces over election result Supporters of Prabowo Subianto, who lost the vote, set fire to vehicles in JakartaSupporters of an unsuccessful presidential candidate have clashed with security forces and set fire to a police dormitory and vehicles in the Indonesian capital after the release of official election results.National P...
04:26 2019-05-22

Roadside bomb north of Iraqi capital kills 4 security forces BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi security officials say a roadside bomb has exploded near an army patrol north of Baghdad, killing four security personnel and wounding four others. A statement issued by the Security Media Cell, affiliated with the country’s security forces, says the incident happened Tues...
14:52 2019-06-04

Libyan Security Forces Arrest Two Russians Allegedly Attempting to Interfere in Elections (Bloomberg)— Libyan security forces have arrested two men accused of working for a Russian troll farm seeking to influence elections in the oil exporter and other African countries. A letter from the state prosecutor of the internationally-backed Tripoli government to a Libyan security chief s...
02:26 2019-07-06

Congo security forces start evicting illegal miners from Glencore project Congolese security forces began evicting illegal miners from a copper and cobalt mine run by Glencore on Thursday, local activists said, a week after a landslide there killed 43 of them....
11:26 2019-07-04

Somalia security forces end militant attack on hotel that killed 13: police officer Somalia's security forces on Saturday ended an overnight attack by the al Shabaab Islamist militant group on a hotel in the southern port city of Kismayu that killed at least 13, a police officer said....
08:39 2019-07-13

| WATCH | Zimbabwe deploys security forces to prevent banned march in Bulawayo Security forces and police are out in force in Zimbabwe's second city of Bulawayo to prevent a planned opposition march, days after brutally dispersing a similar banned protest in Harare....
14:26 2019-08-19

Sudan: top UN official demands cessation of violence and rape against civilians by security forces Following recent reports of attacks and rape by security forces and paramilitaries against the pro-democracy protesters in Sudan who have been holding a sit-in outside army headquarters in the capital, Khartoum, the United Nations Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict, Pramila Patten...
23:52 2019-06-13

No casualties as Tunisia security forces kill man wearing explosive belt: government There were no casualties after Tunisian security forces killed a man wearing an explosive belt after chasing him in the capital Tunis, an interior ministry spokesman said early on Wednesday....
04:00 2019-07-03

Sudan security forces raid opposition group office ahead of protest Sudanese security forces raided the head office of a leading opposition group on Saturday, a day before huge protests that are planned to demand a transition to civilian rule, witnesses and a spokesman for the group said....
22:13 2019-06-29

Four Indian Women Locked, Forced To Work As Bar Dancers In Dubai, Rescued Four Indian women who were tricked into working as bar dancers flew back to home on Friday after being rescued by Dubai Police following a tip-off from the Indian consulate....
20:26 2019-06-29

Sudan military admits security forces committed 'violations' after protests turned deadly Sudan’s longtime genocidal dictator may be gone, but violence and repression continue to wreak havoc across the country as the ruling military council admitted "violations" after more than 100 protesters were killed following a sit-in camp outside the military headquarters in the capital, Khartoum....
18:52 2019-06-14

UPDATE 1-Congo security forces start evicting illegal miners from Glencore project Congolese security forces evicted illegal miners from a copper and cobalt mine run by Glencore on Thursday and then dispersed them when they protested outside the governor's office, local activists said....
11:26 2019-07-04

Algeria security forces to be 'strict' with infiltration of protest marches: defense ministry statement Algeria's army chief of staff on Wednesday warned that security forces will be "strict" in preventing attempts to infiltrate protest marches demanding reforms and the departure of the ruling elite, the defense ministry said in a statement....
18:00 2019-06-19

Brexit effect forces women to go to Netherlands for abortions Charity says visa delays making it harder for immigrant women in Ireland to travel to UKA pro-choice charity that for decades has helped thousands of Irish women access abortions in England is sending foreign nationals to the Netherlands due to tighter UK visa regulations and the effects of Brexit.T...
18:13 2019-06-07

Plan for troop pullback ‘now accepted’ by rival forces around key Yemen port, but fighting intensifying elsewhere, Security Council warned A plan to withdraw forces from front lines in and around the key Yemeni port of Hudaydah has been accepted by pro-Government forces and Houthi rebels, the UN Special Envoy to the country told the Security Council on Monday, warning however that war shows “no sign of abating” elsewhere....
14:52 2019-05-21

How the wave of U.S. restrictions will affect Canadian women sent there for abortions Exclusive data obtained by Global News shows that provinces are sending dozens of women to the U.S. for abortions. Experts say this points to deeper problems with access in Canada....
17:26 2019-05-28

Meghan guest edits British Vogue, features 'Forces for Change' women Meghan, wife of Britain's Prince Harry, has chosen to feature 15 women she considers "Forces for change" on the cover of the September issue of British Vogue that she guest edited, Buckingham Palace said on Sunday....
19:39 2019-07-31

Young Canadian golfers from Quebec, B.C. looking to learn at U.S. Women’s Open “I think, overall, it's going to be a really cool experience playing alongside everyone and seeing how my game stacks up to everyone else," B.C. golfer Megan Osland said....
00:52 2019-05-31

Canadian volunteers scour river for missing Indigenous women Drag the Red searches for human remains in the Red River as a report recently concluded Indigenous women face a ‘genocide’As a government inquiry compiled its landmark report on the epidemic of violence against Canada’s Indigenous women, Bernadette Smith and a group of volunteers continued what they...
13:13 2019-06-09

Canadian inquiry calls deaths of indigenous women 'genocide' The deaths in Canada of more than a thousand aboriginal women and girls in recent decades was a national genocide, a government inquiry into murdered and missing indigenous women concluded in a report on Monday....
18:00 2019-06-03

Canadian broadcaster says she received death threats over US women's soccer criticism A Canadian sports broadcaster said she received death threats over her criticism of the U.S. women’s national soccer team following the Americans’ blowout win over Thailand....
20:26 2019-06-12

Canadian government inquiry assails ‘genocide’ of indigenous women, girls The commission has drawn criticism for high staff turnover and an alleged lack of transparency. Critics say the process won’t bring justice because the commission wasn’t granted the authority to compel police to reopen cold cases....
01:26 2019-06-04

| Leaked report calls indigenous women's deaths a 'Canadian genocide' A public inquiry report leaked to Canada's public broadcaster called the disappearances and slayings of possibly thousands of indigenous women over recent decades a "Canadian genocide."...
14:26 2019-06-01

Decades of missing Indigenous women a 'Canadian genocide' – leaked report Government’s inquiry into disappeared women and girls to be published MondayThree decades of missing and murdered Indigenous women amounts to a “Canadian genocide”, a leaked landmark government report has concluded.The document, titled Reclaiming Power and Place, was compiled over more than two and ...
03:26 2019-06-01

TIFF 2019 lineup includes 26 Canadian feature films, 50 per cent directed by women Alanis Obomsawin's documentary 'Jordan River Anderson, The Messenger' and Ellen Page's 'There's Something in the Water' are among the titles at TIFF 2019....
03:26 2019-08-01

Thousands of killed or missing Indigenous women and girls are victims of a 'Canadian genocide,' report says The thousands of Indigenous women and girls who have been killed or have vanished in Canada in the past decades are victims of a "Canadian genocide," a report obtained by CNN partner CBC says....
14:00 2019-06-03

Cuts to Social Security would hurt older, single women most of all The Social Security program is approaching insolvency, and the demographic to be hit hardest by any reduction in benefits will be women, who tend to earn less, claim benefits earlier and outlive men....
20:26 2019-06-27

Women and minorities receive less from Social Security. Politicians are looking to change that Congressional Democrats took to the Hill on Wednesday in the latest push for Social Security reform. Their mission: to help get women and minorities better financial coverage through benefits....
20:26 2019-06-27

He worked security for the U.S. women, then chased a world title with the paralympic team Seth Jahn wrapped up a stint on the women's national team’s security detail before playing for the U.S. national paralympic squad at a tournament for those who have suffered traumatic brain injuries, stroke or cerebral palsy....
23:39 2019-07-14

Women must be at ‘centre of peacekeeping decision-making’, UN chief tells Security Council Women’s rights, voices and participation must be at “the centre of peacekeeping decision-making”, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres told the Security Council on Thursday, describing them as “central to sustainable solutions” to challenges facing the Organization worldwide....
18:13 2019-05-21

UPDATE 1-Devon Energy to sell Canadian assets to Canadian Natural Resources for $2.8 bln U.S. oil and gas producer Devon Energy Corp said on Wednesday it would sell its Canadian assets to Canadian Natural Resources Ltd for C$3.8 billion ($2.81 billion) in cash as part of an ongoing effort to become a pure-play oil producer....
12:26 2019-05-29

Canadian Utilities agrees to sell Canadian power business for $835 million Canadian Utilities Ltd said on Monday it has agreed to sell its entire Canadian fossil fuel-based electricity generation portfolio for about $835 million, ending a strategic process for the assets that the company began last year....
16:39 2019-05-27

Protect women’s rights ‘before, during and after conflict’ UN chief tells high-level Security Council debate Over the course of the past decade, there has been “a paradigm shift” in understanding the devastating impact of sexual violence in conflict on international peace and security, UN Secretary-General António Guterres told the Security Council during a high-level debate on Tuesday....
15:52 2019-05-21

Voices of Afghan women ‘must be heard at the table in the peace process and beyond’ UN deputy chief tells Security Council Afghan women have “paid a high price” during their country’s nearly four decades of conflict, the United Nations deputy chief said on Friday, addressing the Security Council a day after Kabul had been hit with a fresh round of “horrific” bomb attacks....
18:26 2019-07-31

Man who abducted girl, killed her parents to be sentenced BARRON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin man who admitted kidnapping a 13-year-old girl after killing her parents is due to be sentenced. Twenty-one-year-old Jake Patterson is facing life in prison when he’s sentenced Friday in Barron County Circuit Court. He admitted kidnapping Jayme Closs and killi...
14:39 2019-05-24

Trump meets with families of Japanese abducted by N. Korea TOKYO (AP) — Families of Japanese who were abducted by North Korea in the 1970s and 1980s have thanked President Donald Trump for his sympathy and for meeting with them while visiting Japan. Trump, on a four-day state visit, met the relatives on Monday. He appeared to listen intently to their accoun...
11:13 2019-05-27

'Very vulnerable' London girl, 15, feared abducted in Malaysia Police in Malaysia are treating the disappearance of a "very vulnerable" 15-year-old London girl as an abduction and a missing person case, a charity has said....
22:13 2019-08-05

| Activists 'abducted' ahead of Zimbabwe protests: rights groups At least six opposition and rights activists were abducted and tortured by unidentified assailants in Zimbabwe ahead of planned protests against worsening economic problems, rights groups charged Thursday....
17:52 2019-08-16

Abducted Libyan MP's relatives in US sound alarm over torture fears Seham Sergiwa was taken by armed men after she criticised Haftar offensive in TripoliThe family of a Libyan member of parliament and campaigner abducted by armed men two weeks ago fear she may have been subjected to torture and sexual violence.Seham Sergiwa, who is also a prominent women’s rights ac...
18:52 2019-07-31

Two men abducted Florida waitress after dine-and-dash attempt: cops Two men in Florida have been charged with kidnapping after police said they abducted a waitress who tried to stop them from dining and dashing. The pair, Leonel Lopez-Gonzalez, 46, and Fernando Rodriguez, 27, were eating and drinking at the Dominicana La Gran Parada in Miami on Monday, then got up t...
09:13 2019-07-04

She Was Face Of Spain's Stolen-Baby Scandal, Says She Wasn't Abducted Ins Madrigal, who last year became the face of a decades long child abduction scandal that still haunts Spain, has discovered that she was not among the estimated 30,000 babies stolen during the rule......
16:00 2019-07-13

Crusader for Spain’s abducted babies finds biological family The woman who became a crusader for babies abducted during Spain’s 20th-century dictatorship says that she has found her biological family and learned her mother gave her up voluntarily...
21:26 2019-07-11

Wendy’s worker abducted in Idaho, suspect found in Arizona SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say a 17-year-old girl abducted from the Wendy’s restaurant where she worked in Idaho has been found in Arizona along with the man accused of taking her. Police tell KNXV-TV 18-year-old Miguel Rodriguez-Perez was taken into custody without incident early Tues...
16:52 2019-05-21

Spain’s First Recognized ‘Stolen Baby’ Finds She Was Adopted Not Abducted Inés Madrigal, a Spanish woman at the heart of nationwide scandal over stolen and trafficked babies, said she was the victim of an illegal adoption rather than an abduction....
22:52 2019-07-12

Wendy's worker abducted in Idaho, suspect found in Arizona Authorities say a 17-year-old girl abducted from the Wendy's restaurant where she worked in Idaho has been found in Arizona along with the man accused of taking her....
17:39 2019-05-21

Cameroon and Ghana cancel each other out "Cameroon and Ghana, two of the most successful teams in Africa Cup of Nations history with nine titles between them, cancelled each other out in a forgettable 0-0 draw in their Group F match on Saturday."...
00:39 2019-06-30

Texas police officer fired over failure to find abducted girl A Texas police officer who failed to find an abducted 8-year-old girl when he visited the hotel room where she was being held has been fired, officials said Wednesday....
03:52 2019-06-21

Abducted Idaho girl found safe in Arizona, suspect jailed Authorities say a 17-year-old girl abducted from the Wendy's restaurant where she worked in Idaho has been found in Arizona along with the man accused of taking her....
07:52 2019-05-22

| Ghana name Ayew new AFCON captain Ghana coach Kwasi Appiah has named Andre Ayew as the new captain while former captain Asamoah Gyan had been made 'general captain' for the AFCON squad....
19:52 2019-05-24

Canada says citizens have been kidnapped in Ghana Canada's foreign ministry on Thursday said that Canadian citizens had been kidnapped in Ghana and that it was working closely with local authorities....
18:26 2019-06-06

Heartsick families of Japanese abducted by North Korea hope Trump meet will help Takuya Yokota chokes up as he talks about a photograph of his older sister Megumi, whom he has not seen since she was abducted from a beach by North Korean agents one winter evening 41 years ago....
12:26 2019-05-22

Idaho teen girl abducted from her job found safe in Arizona, suspect in custody Police believe Miguel Rodriguez-Perez abducted 17-year-old Sandra Rios-Chavez from her job at a Wendy's restaurant in Jerome, Idaho on Sunday, police said.        ...
00:13 2019-05-22

Nora Quoirin missing: Family of London schoolgirl who disappeared in Malaysia still believe she was abducted The family of a London schoolgirl with a learning disability who disappeared from a nature resort in Malaysia said today that they still believe she has been abducted....
18:39 2019-08-06

She became the face of Spain’s Franco-era stolen-baby scandal. Her family says she wasn’t abducted. The woman found her biological relatives with help of a DNA database and learned that she had been voluntarily put up for adoption and was not among the estimated 30,000 babies stolen during the rule of dictator Gen. Francisco Franco....
03:39 2019-07-13

Abducted grandson of Camden city official found dead in garage with bag over head The grandson of a high-ranking Camden, NJ, city official was found dead in a garage late Tuesday, two days after he was abducted during a BBQ run. Police ruled that Curtis Jenkins III, 20, died of homicide by asphyxiation and said that he was the victim of a “calculated plot to entrap and abdu...
10:00 2019-07-04

Nora Quoirin missing: Family of London schoolgirl who disappeared in Malaysia believe she was abducted The family of a London schoolgirl with a learning disability who disappeared from a nature resort in Malaysia said today they believe she has been abducted....
13:39 2019-08-06

Ghana's 'Year of Return' gathers momentum In the year that marks 400 years since the first enslaved Africans were forcibly taken abroad, Ghana – one of their key departure hubs on the continent – is calling their descendants home to visit, live and invest....
10:26 2019-07-09

| Gyan in Ghana AFCON squad despite captaincy controversy Asamoah Gyan was included in Ghana's squad for the Africa Cup Nations after reverting his decision to retire from international duty having lost the captaincy....
22:00 2019-06-10

Pelosi says ‘humbled’ by Ghana visit to gateway to slavery ACCRA, Ghana (AP) — U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says a congressional delegation to Ghana was “humbled” by a visit to the gateway where many Africans were shipped to America as slaves. Pelosi’s address to Ghanaian lawmakers on Wednesday contrasted with President Donald TrumpR...
04:52 2019-08-01

| Europe's ties with Africa must change - Ghana president Africa must change its relationship with Europe if it wants to become self-reliant and exploit rich resources that could transform the continent, Ghana's president said....
23:26 2019-07-12

This floating village in Ghana is an oasis of ancient traditions With stilt structures over water and houses built from branches of raffia palm, Nzulezo in Jomoro district of western Ghana could pass for a less elaborate version of Venice in Italy....
20:00 2019-05-27

2 Canadians kidnapped in West African nation of Ghana ACCRA, Ghana (AP) — Authorities in Ghana say two Canadians on an exchange program have been abducted. Police and local media say the two were attending Kumasi Technical University in the West African country’s second-largest city. Guillaume Berube, spokesman for Global Affairs Canada, told The...
14:13 2019-06-06

Cameroon v Ghana: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 – live! Live updates from Ismailia, kick-off 6pm (BST)Warda returns to Egypt squad after intervention of playersFeel free to email Will or tweet @Will_Unwin 5.45pm BST A reminder of how warm it is ... Related: Players’ health at risk in Africa Cup of Nations heat, says footballers’ union 5.36pm BST My cont...
19:00 2019-06-29

Cameroon to face Nigeria in Afcon last-16 as Ghana and Benin also progress • Cameroon 0-0 Benin; Ghana 2-0 Guinea-Bissau • Clarence Seedorf’s side to face Super Eagles in AlexandriaHolders Cameroon will face three-time Africa Cup of Nations winners Nigeria in the last-16 of the 2019 edition after they were held to a 0-0 draw by Benin, who sealed their place in the knockout...
21:13 2019-07-02

Ghana president convinces Asamoah Gyan to come out of 24-hour retirement Gyan: ‘A presidential request cannot be disregarded’President urged Gyan ‘in the national interest’ to make U-turnAsamoah Gyan has made a rapid U-turn on his decision to retire from Ghana duty and will now play at the Africa Cup of Nations after being told by the nation’s president it is “in the nat...
15:26 2019-05-22

MLS club Dallas sign Ghana winger Gyasi on loan Major League Soccer (MLS) side FC Dallas have signed Ghana international winger Edwin Gyasi from CSKA Sofia on loan until the end of the year with an option to make the move permanent, the Bulgarian club said....
20:26 2019-07-01

| Holders Cameroon to face Nigeria as Ghana pinch top spot Defending AFCON champions Cameroon will meet Nigeria in a clash of continental giants in the last 16 after a draw with Benin allowed Ghana to finish top of Group F....
23:13 2019-07-02

In Ghana, Free High School Brings Opportunity and Grumbling The tumultuous rollout of a new government program to provide tuition-free high school for all has left students going to school in shifts, and parents paying for tutors....
11:52 2019-06-15

Ghana reaches out to descendants of slaves in 'Year of Return' campaign In the year that marks 400 years since the first enslaved Africans were forcibly taken abroad, Ghana – one of their key departure hubs on the continent – is calling their descendants home to visit, live, and invest....
20:00 2019-07-09

'She went back with me': Ilhan Omar posts photos with Pelosi in Ghana Congresswoman mocks ‘send her back’ comments with Instagram post of trip to Ghana with House speakerThe congresswoman Ilhan Omar took a swipe at Donald Trump on Thursday, posting a photo on Instagram of herself and Nancy Pelosi in Ghana with the caption: “They said ‘send her back’ but Speaker Pelosi...
08:26 2019-08-02

Ghana's floating village is trying to balance its ancient traditions in a modern world With stilt structures over water and houses built from branches of raffia palm, Nzulezo in Jomoro district of western Ghana could pass for a less elaborate version of Venice in Italy....
16:13 2019-05-24

Illegal fishing by foreign trawlers costs Ghana $50m a year, researchers say Destructive industrial fishing practices condemned as ‘corporate, organised crime’ Illegal fishing by foreign trawlers is decimating Ghana’s fish populations and costing the country’s economy tens of millions of dollars a year, according to researchers.An investigation published on Monday by the Env...
14:00 2019-06-17

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Ghana top group, Cameroon to face Nigeria Ghana held their nerve to beat Guinnea-Bissau to top Group F. But there was disappointment for holders Cameroon, who were held by draw-specialists Benin. Tunisia drew again, but still made the knockout rounds....
05:52 2019-07-03

‘She Went Back With Me.’ Ilhan Omar Trolls Trump by Posing With Pelosi in Ghana Congresswoman Ilhan Omar responded Thursday to “send her back” chants that erupted at one of President Donald Trump’s rallies by posting a photo of herself and Speaker Nancy Pelosi on a visit to Africa. “They said ‘send her back’ but Speaker [Pelosi] didn’t ...
11:00 2019-08-02

Africa Cup of Nations: Cameroon and Ghana play out dour Group F stalemate Mauritania 0-0 AngolaCameroon 0-0 GhanaCameroon and Ghana, two of the most successful teams in Africa Cup of Nations history with nine titles between them, cancelled each other out in a forgettable 0-0 draw in their Group F match . Ghana nearly snatched the points in the 88th minute when Kwabena Owu...
23:26 2019-06-29

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Late Zaha goal sends Ivory Coast through, Ghana out Wilfried Zaha scored a later winner as the Ivory Coast beat Mali to reach the quarterfinals, where they will face Tunisia. The Tunisians conceded a stoppage time equalizer by Ghana but recovered to win on penalties....
01:13 2019-07-09

Africa Cup of Nations: Ivory Coast punish Mali, Tunisia edge past Ghana • Wilfried Zaha clinches quarter-final spot against run of play• Tunisia to face Madagascar after shootout winWilfried Zaha secured a 1-0 win over Mali for Ivory Coast with a late goal in their Africa Cup of Nations last-16 clash in Suez while Tunisia also advanced with a penalty shootout victory ag...
07:39 2019-07-09

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Ivory Coast, Ghana add 'living income' cocoa premium to fight poverty Top global cocoa producers Ivory Coast and Ghana have imposed a fixed "living income differential" of $400 a tonne on all cocoa contracts sold by either country for the 2020/21 season, an official letter seen by Reuters shows....
12:00 2019-07-11

Woman convicted of killing abducted Indiana woman in 1988 SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — A jury has convicted a woman of murder in the 1988 beating death of a pregnant mother abducted while walking her dog in northern Indiana. The jury found 56-year-old Barbara Brewster guilty of killing 28-year-old Miriam Rice of South Bend following a three-day trial. Rice̵...
02:52 2019-06-13

‘Regional security and integration’ in Central Africa under threat, Security Council warned Recurrent and often deadly clashes between pastoralists and farmers in several countries in Central Africa continue to cause “serious concern”, threatening “regional security and integration”, a senior UN official warned the Security Council on Tuesday....
00:39 2019-06-05

China: US an ‘initiator’ of security concerns, undermines global security with 'power politics' China accused the United States on Wednesday of undermining global stability with unilateral policies and “power politics” as the Defense Ministry issued the first comprehensive outline of its policies since President Xi Jinping came to power more than six years ago....
19:00 2019-07-24

Inside a Google Titan Bluetooth security key – high security, low durability The Google Titan Bluetooth two-factor security key might be the best way to protect your account from hackers and phishing attacks, but the hardware itself is a big disappointment....
12:00 2019-06-12

Home security sale at SimpliSafe: save 15% and get a free security camera If you want to beef up your home security and save money, then you've come to the right place. SimpliSafe is offering 15% off a home security system and including a free security camera that normally retails for $99. This limited-time offer ends at midnight on July 31. SimpliSafe is a well-kno...
17:39 2019-07-23

| 5G rollout poses no security threats - State Security Agency Minister of State Security Ayanda Dlodlo says information shared with 'strategic investment partners' in the rollout of 5G in South Africa would be governed by adequate existing laws and regulations....
00:26 2019-08-04

Amazon home security systems: the Blink home security camera gets a price cut Secure your home and snag a killer with the best-selling Blink Indoor Home Security System at Amazon. For a limited time, you can get the two-camera kit on sale for $111.99. That's a $28 discount and the best price we've seen for the top-rated home security system. The Blink home security...
03:13 2019-06-14

Boy who fell into drain rescued during fireworks Authorities say a young boy watching fireworks in Indiana was rescued after failing more than 20 feet into a water-filled drain pipe. A crowd watched as rescuers lowered a swing-set seat into the pipe and pulled him up Thursday night. (July 5)        ...
01:26 2019-07-06

This Is What It's Like To Be Rescued After Your Plane Crashes In The Forest Little planes go down all the time, and it would really help people get into them if the occupants didn’t die every time one did. That’s what makes the Cirrus SR22 such a brilliant little aircraft, as it has a parachute not just for the pilot, or the passengers, but the entire damn plane. And while...
12:26 2019-08-06

These aircraft wrecks were rescued from the ice -- and flew again Three aircraft -- Juliet Delta 321, Lidia and Glacier Girl -- crashed in inhospitable conditions and lay buried under the snow for years. Here are the remarkable tales of the salvage operations that let them fly again....
05:52 2019-07-15

3 Rescued, 1 Dead After Car Becomes Trapped In Floodwaters Taylorsville-Spencer County Fire Protection District SPENCER COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Three people are safe and one is dead after their vehicle became trapped in floodwaters. It happened around 1:42 a.m. Monday on Old Heady Road near the Jefferson County line. Officials say the occupants had to...
17:13 2019-06-17

3 rescued after plane crashes in Alaska ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Coast Guard says a plane has crashed in Alaska’s Prince William Sound. Officials say all three people on board the Cessna A185F Skywagon were picked up Tuesday by good Samaritans following the crash. Two of the people were being flown by helicopter to an Anchorage ...
05:39 2019-05-22

6 Kayakers Successfully Rescued In Lee County LEE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Six kayakers had to be rescued over the weekend after an incident on the Kentucky River. The call came in around 8:30 p.m. Sunday. Officials say the kayakers got caught in a storm around the Airedale Bridge in Beattyville. That’s when they reportedly abandoned t...
11:13 2019-05-27

| 20 000 migrants rescued from Sahara in three years - IOM Nearly 20 000 migrants have been rescued from the Sahara desert in Niger over the past three years, the International Organisation for Migration said....
19:13 2019-06-27

Caught on cam: boy rescued from bison enclosure (WOWT/NBC News) Newly released body camera footage shows a young boy’s rescue from a bison enclosure at a Nebraska wildlife park. It began when a 9-year-old boy, described as having “special needs,” climbed into the 40-acre area where 23 bison roam freely. Some of them weigh 2,000 ...
23:26 2019-07-16

Man rescued after stranded on a cliff near Patagonia TUCSON – A man was rescued after he was stranded on a cliff in a remote area of the Patagonia Mountains Thursday afternoon. According to Border Patrol, Sonoita Station agents received a 911 call about a man who required rescuing south of Patagonia. The man was located perched on a steep cliff,...
02:26 2019-05-25

Four climbers rescued from Mt. Rainier, Washington A helicopter crew has rescued four climbers from near the summit of Mount Rainier after they had been stranded on the peak in Wash. for several days.        ...
18:00 2019-06-07

Rescued migrants land in Malta under EU deal The latest migrant standoff in the Mediterranean has ended with 40 rescued at sea being transferred to Malta. The EU deal with Malta comes as another rescue ship with 123 migrants remains blocked from Italian waters....
05:52 2019-08-06

Spain reports nearly 300 migrants rescued at sea in 2 days MADRID (AP) — Spain’s maritime rescue service says it picked up 290 migrants over the weekend while they attempted to cross the Mediterranean Sea in small boats unfit for open water. The rescue service said it pulled a total of 153 migrants from four boats on Saturday, and another 137 from fou...
23:13 2019-06-23

The Kidnapped Yazidi Children Who Don't Want To Be Rescued From ISIS Accounts of the wrenching scene, given by both Rasho and the girls, point to a new challenge confronting members of the Yazidi community as they try to trace nearly 3,000 Yazidis who remain......
18:00 2019-06-14

25 dead, 55 rescued after boats capsize in Philippines Philippine police say rescuers have plucked more bodies in rough seas where three ferry boats capsized after being buffeted by fierce winds and waves off two central provinces, bringing the death toll to 25, with six missing...
11:39 2019-08-04

Look: Kitten rescued from undercarriage of New Jersey police car Megan Brinster, executive director of the RBAR, said the kitten, a female now dubbed Cuffs, is expected to make a full recovery and will be placed up for adoption....
22:13 2019-07-10

Former Giants outfielder Ángel Pagán rescued at sea Former San Francisco Giants outfielder Ángel Pagán was one of three people rescued off the coast of Puerto Rico after their boat capsized Tuesday morning....
23:52 2019-05-30

Rogue crawfish rescued by NYPD in Brooklyn Forget the bayou — this crawfish was born in Brooklyn. A rogue crawfish, possibly meant for a Louisiana-style boil, somehow turned up in Sunset Park, the NYPD’s 72nd Precinct tweeted Friday morning. “Great work by Sector D, who spotted and saved a CRAWFISH. This little fella could ...
01:13 2019-06-01

Hiker rescued from Mt. Washington may have to foot the bill CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire officials say an 80-year-old hiker who was rescued trying to reach the summit of Mount Washington could end up footing the bill for the emergency services. Maj. David Walsh of the state’s Fish and Game Department said Tuesday that authorities may even file cr...
22:13 2019-06-18

8-year-old on unicorn-shaped float rescued at sea OAK ISLAND, N.C. (AP) — A volunteer water rescue team saved an 8-year-old boy who floated away from the North Carolina coast on a raft shaped like a unicorn. News outlets report that the Ohio boy was at the beach on Oak Island on Monday when a gust of wind blew the raft nearly half a mile (0.8 kilom...
23:13 2019-06-06

2 boaters rescued after clinging to boat for 3 hours ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A man and a woman are safe after they spent three hours clinging to their capsized sailboat in the Atlantic Ocean about 65 miles (105 kilometers) off Atlantic City. The Coast Guard received a satellite distress signal from the 55-foot (17-meter) vessel Bertie on Wednesday ...
13:39 2019-05-30

90-year-old woman rescued from Kentucky mudslide Crews in Stanton, Kentucky were called to a home that was smashed by a mudslide amid heavy rains and were able to rescue a 90-year-old woman from the debris. (June 18)        ...
16:39 2019-06-18

Kansas Senator rescued while hiking in Arizona Kansas Sen. Jerry Moran's office says the 65-year-old has suffered an ankle injury while hiking on a mountain in Phoenix. (May 30)        ...
03:13 2019-05-31

31 dead, 62 rescued after boats capsize in Philippines Rescuers have recovered more bodies in rough seas where three ferry boats capsized after being buffeted by fierce winds and waves off two central Philippine provinces, bringing the death toll to 31 with three missing...
12:52 2019-08-04

Baby Raccoons Rescued From Airport Fountain LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Two raccoons had to be retrieved from the fountain in front of the Blue Grass Airport terminal. “Out at the Blue Grass Airport, they found a baby raccoon out in the fountain, just out in front of the terminal. The Blue Grass Airport called us and brought the racc...
04:00 2019-06-22

7 dead, 31 rescued after boats capsize in Philippines The Philippine coast guard says at least seven people died and 31 others were rescued when three ferry boats separately capsized in bad weather between two central island provinces...
19:00 2019-08-03

| Four rescued, 8 still missing on avalanche-hit Indian peak Four British climbers have been rescued from an avalanche-hit Himalayan mountain range, Indian authorities said on Sunday, as a frantic search continued for eight other mountaineers still missing on its treacherous heights....
05:13 2019-06-03

Authorities: About 200 dogs rescued from ‘hoarding home’ FLEMINGTON, N.J. (AP) — Roughly 200 dogs have been rescued from what authorities say was a “massive hoarding situation” at a New Jersey home. Law enforcement officers and animal welfare groups went to the Hunterdon County home Tuesday to remove the dogs. Officials said the animals seemed...
18:26 2019-06-12

6 Fishermen Rescued, 25 Missing After Venturing Into Sea Despite Warning Six of the 31 fishermen, who had gone missing in the Bay of Bengal after venturing into deep waters despite weather warnings four days ago, were rescued on Monday but 25 are still missing, officials......
11:13 2019-07-08

Libya confirms it rescued 87 migrants in Mediterranean Libya's navy has confirmed it rescued 87 Europe-bound migrants, including six women and a child, off the country's Mediterranean coast, following a video released by a German aid group about the disaster....
13:00 2019-05-24

Adopters needed after 53 pets rescued from trailer TUCSON – Pima Animal Care Center has taken in 53 pets after they were found living in poor condition in a trailer, the shelter announced Thursday. 53 pets were rescued from trailer, PACC says. Courtesy: Pima Animal Care Center The rescued animals are currently being evaluated the PACC’s shelter’s cl...
21:39 2019-06-20

Rescued yoga teacher has already left the hospital The yoga teacher who spent 17 days lost and injured in a Hawaiian jungle is already out of the hospital. Amanda Eller, 35, was discharged from Maui Memorial Medical Center on Sunday, the hospital’s chief officer, Michael Rembis, announced in a statement. Eller was rescued late Friday after bei...
22:00 2019-05-27

| 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....
02:39 2019-06-04

50-year-old hiker rescued at Sabino Canyon TUCSON – A 50-year-old woman hiking Sabino Canyon was rescued Thursday, Rural Metro Fire Department says. According to officials, rescue crews were dispatched to the area after the woman was reportedly overcome by the heat. She transported in stable condition. Details are limited at this time....
23:26 2019-07-04

Hiker rescued from Mount Washington may be on hook for bill An 80-year-old hiker rescued last week from New Hampshire's Mount Washington in frigid temperatures may be on the hook for emergency services, officials said Tuesday....
04:26 2019-06-19

Man trapped to neck in wet soybeans rescued from grain silo An Ohio man on Thursday was trapped up to his chin in a silo filled with wet soybeans for nearly three hours before being rescued by authorities. The man became trapped in a nearly 3/4 full grain bin at around 4 p.m., said Ross Township Fire Department Chief Steve Miller, local outlet WLWT5 reported...
10:26 2019-05-31

Rescued migrants arrive in Malta after German intervention A group of 40 migrants rescued by a German charity ship landed in Malta on Sunday and will be taken care off by other European Union member states following a deal negotiated by Germany....
18:39 2019-08-04

Rescued chimp’s new sanctuary pals can’t stop hugging him Home is where the hugs are. The Liberia Chimpanzee Rescue & Protection had received a tip that a baby chimp was being kept illegally outside a national park in Liberia. But little Leo, as rescuers called him, wasn’t easy to find. “We first received a report he was at a bar, but he was no......
18:53 2019-05-23

Climbers rescued from Mount Rainier summit after three-day ordeal Four climbers — including two from New York — were rescued near the summit of Washington’s Mount Rainier after being stranded for three days on the 14,410-foot peak, officials said. The men – Vasily Aushev and Constantine Toporov, both of New York, as well as Ruslan Khasbulatov, of Jerse...
02:52 2019-06-08

Mexican journalist rescued hours after abduction by gunmen A kidnapped journalist was rescued by security forces in the Gulf coast state of Veracruz hours after he was taken by armed men outside his home, Mexican officials and the journalist said Thursday....
21:26 2019-06-13

80 Migrants Missing After Boat Capsizes Off Tunisia, 4 Rescued More than 80 migrants have gone missing and only four were rescued after their boat capsized off Tunisia on its way from Libya to Italy, Tunisia's coast guard said Thursday....
19:52 2019-07-04

Blaque: How a forgotten R&B trio rescued their album from oblivion Blaque had the world at their feet but a double tragedy left them struggling to release their musicThere was a moment, around the turn of the millennium, where everything went Blaque. Discovered by Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes, the teen three-piece perfected the slinky stutters of that era’s R&B pop, with ...
14:39 2019-06-14

17 migrants rescued after wandering into bombing range near Yuma YUMA, Ariz. – More than a dozen undocumented immigrants were rescued by Border Patrol after the group crossed into the Barry M. Goldwater Bombing Range east of San Luis Monday night. According to U.S. Custom and Border Protection, Mexico emergency services received a report of a group of 17 pe...
01:00 2019-06-20

74-year-old injured hiker rescued from Phoenix mountain LIVE: Phoenix firefighters hold a press conference after 74-year-old injured hiker spun out of control during a rescue. http://bit.ly/2KsEPp2 Posted by News 4 Tucson – KVOA on Tuesday, June 4, 2019 PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities say a 74-year-old woman had to be rescued by helicopter after gettin...
18:52 2019-06-05

75 rescued migrants allowed to dock in Tunisian port The International Organization for Migration said an Egyptian ship carrying 75 migrants rescued from the Mediterranean Sea docked in Tunisia's southern port of Zarziz....
00:52 2019-06-20

Pooch rescued after falling into East River in Brooklyn Cops rescued a little pooch after it fell into the choppy waters of the East River on Friday morning in Brooklyn, police said. The white Maltese pup — named Holly — got loose from her owner and fell into the water shortly after 9:45 a.m. near the Greenpoint Pier in the area of Java Street......
22:52 2019-05-24

Two men rescued by Border Patrol in Tucson mountain range TUCSON – A man was airlifted and rescued by Border Patrol after he was found unconscious with a group of undocumented immigrants in a desert mountain range west of Tucson late Tuesday night. According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Border Patrol agents located a group of 18 people afte...
09:52 2019-06-08

40 migrants rescued off coast of Libya brought to Malta Forty migrants rescued off the coast of Libya were successfully transferred Sunday to Maltese military boats and brought to port, the German rescue group Sea-Eye said....
01:52 2019-08-05

Watch: Hawk rescued after road injury in Pennsylvania Police, a local official and members of the public came to the rescue of a young hawk that apparently was injured by a car while feeding from a Pennsylvania road....
22:13 2019-07-17

'The show needed to come back': how Drake rescued the druglords of Top Boy It was ‘Britain’s answer to The Wire’. But the gang drama was dead – until the rapper stepped in and pitched it to Netflix. Its stars and writer talk grime, gentrification and Boris Johnson’s Britain‘I told them I was on my way out to meet some singer called Drake,” says writer Ronan Bennett, recall...
14:39 2019-08-12

German aid group urges action to help rescued migrants BERLIN (AP) — The German aid group Sea-Watch is urging European governments to agree to accept several dozen migrants that it rescued in the Mediterranean a week ago. Sea-Watch said Wednesday many of the 43 migrants still on board their boat are suffering from dehydration because of sea sickness, an...
17:00 2019-06-19

Yoga teacher rescued after two weeks alone in Hawaiian forest Rescue crews found the yoga instructor who went missing for two weeks in a Hawaiian forest — and revealed she lived on plants and water to survive. Amanda Eller, 35, was found late Friday, 16 days after she went missing during a hike on the Makawao Forest Reserve trail in Maui. Her car was fou...
17:00 2019-05-25

1 dead, 3 rescued after vehicle swept away in Kentucky rains TAYLORSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Authorities say a man died after a family’s vehicle was swept away as they tried to cross a flooded bridge in Kentucky after heavy rains moved through the area. Spencer County Sheriff Scott Herndon told news outlets that emergency crews were called to the water rescue ...
17:13 2019-06-17

The Latest: Woman rescued from home smashed by a mudslide TAYLORSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on damage caused by heavy rains in Kentucky: (all times local): 1:40 p.m. Officials say a 90-year-old woman has been rescued from a Kentucky home that was smashed by a mudslide amid heavy rains. Stanton Fire Department Assistant Chief Eddie Barnes said emergency w...
20:26 2019-06-17

Climbers rescued from Mount Rainier released from hospital SEATTLE (AP) — The climbers who were stranded for days near the top of Mount Rainier in Washington state have been released from a Seattle hospital. Harborview Medical Center spokeswoman Susan Gregg says all four men were released Thursday night after being treated for injuries including frostbite a...
23:01 2019-06-07

Rare albino fawn rescued by trucker in California LOOMIS, Calif. — A rare, all-white fawn has been found and rescued in Northern California by a truck driver who delivered the animal to a rescue center. The Sacramento Bee reported Sunday that the small albino deer with a pink nose and large pinkish ears was discovered sitting in the middle of a roa...
23:13 2019-06-03

Baby Cooper’s hawk returns home after rescued by TWC TUCSON – A Cooper’s hawkling has returned home to his family after the baby bird was found alone on the ground, Tucson Wildlife Center announced Tuesday afternoon. TWC said shortly after the nestling was found, he was taken to Tucson Wildlife Center to be medically evaluated for potentia...
05:52 2019-08-14

Lost, starving polar bear rescued by Siberian zoo Spotted more than 400 kilometers (250 miles) from its traditional territory, the emaciated bear is being treated at a local zoo. Hunting and climate change are being blamed for it turning up in a Siberian city....
00:13 2019-06-22

4 Climbers Rescued, 8 Still Missing On Avalanche-Hit Uttarakhand Peak Four British climbers have been rescued from an avalanche-hit Himalayan mountain range, authorities said today, as a frantic search continued for eight other mountaineers still missing in its......
17:00 2019-06-02

Month-old ringtail cubs rescued at observatory in Amado TUCSON – A pair of baby ringtails were rescued by Fred Lawrence Whipple Observatory staff members after they were found abandoned in a deep-wall shaft in Amado. According to the observatory, the month-old cubs required rescuing after their mother did not come back to tend to the babies. The gr...
05:39 2019-06-29

Tucson cat rescued after getting severely tangled in barbed wire TUCSON – A Tucson cat is on the road to recovery after he got severely tangled in barbed wire Monday. According to Pima Animal Care Center, a feline was found stuck in thick barbed wire on Monday. PACC said the cat’s tail was completely tangled in the wiring. After assistance from Tucson...
16:52 2019-05-21

Turkey: 9 missing, 31 rescued after migrant boat sinks Turkey’s coast guard says it has rescued 31 migrants after their boat sank off the Turkish coast and is searching for an estimated nine other migrants who are unaccounted for...
10:01 2019-06-17

ATV driver rescued after being lost in remote desert area TUCSON – A woman was rescued after she got lost in a remote desert area southeast of Tucson during an ATV ride Wednesday afternoon. According to Pima County Sheriff’s Department, a 38-year-old woman called 911 at around 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, reporting that she got lost in the desert after...
05:39 2019-06-29

Woman Rescued After Mountaintop Slide Collapses Home WBON-TV POWELL COUNTY, Ky. (WBON-TV/LEX 18)– An elderly woman has been found alive after her home collapsed Monday morning.  According to WBON-TV, a mountaintop reportedly slid and collapsed onto her Northbend Road home. The woman was found alive, and after hours of crews digging by hand, ...
17:13 2019-06-17

2 Human Traffickers Arrested In Assam, 3 Girls Rescued Two human traffickers, including a woman, were arrested from the Guwahati railway station and three minor girls rescued, as part of a special drive, officials said on Tuesday....
23:26 2019-05-21

Hawaii woman rescued from forest told self not to give up WAILUKU, Hawaii (AP) — A Hawaii woman who was found alive in a forest on Maui island after going missing more than two weeks ago says she at times struggled not to give up. Amanda Eller tells the New York Times that despite these moments, she told herself “the only option I had was life or dea...
23:00 2019-05-26

Boy rescued after falling 27 feet into Indiana sewer drain The child, who is about 5 years old, never lost consciousness while in the water-filled drain and was able to talk to Evansville, Indiana, rescue personnel.        ...
01:26 2019-07-06

70-year-old man rescued after falling off cliff in Mount Lemmon TUCSON – A 70-year-old man was rescued after he allegedly fell off a cliff on Mount Lemmon Tuesday. According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Border Patrol agents were training in the area when they heard the man calling for help. The man was immediately given medical aid and airlifted ...
01:52 2019-06-12

Hiker rescued amid recent high temperatures TUCSON – Pima County Sheriff’s Department is reminding the community to take caution when temperatures are elevated. The department said search and rescue crews rescued a hiker in northeast Tucson, near Tanque Verde Ranch Tuesday afternoon. A hiker was rescued on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2019, near Tanque ...
01:52 2019-08-15

6-week-old kitten rescued from Cupertino storm drain CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities in the San Francisco Bay Area have rescued a 6-week-old kitten from a storm drain. A woman walking in Cupertino heard meowing and looked down to see the tiny ball of fur at the bottom of the drain Tuesday morning. The Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office say...
08:00 2019-05-22

Arizona baby rescued from hot car as mom shopped at Target: reports Arizona police on Tuesday arrested a mother who had left her baby in a hot car while shopping in a Target with her other children, according to reports....
05:52 2019-08-15

Italian political standoff keeps rescued migrants stranded at sea A charity rescue ship carrying 134 migrants, mostly Africans, waited off the coast of Italy on Friday as a battle between former political allies in Rome stopped it docking at the southern island of Lampedusa....
12:39 2019-08-16

Injured hawk rescued by cops on Brooklyn sidewalk An injured hawk was rescued by cops Wednesday after the bird ventured onto a Brooklyn sidewalk, police said. A group of passersby initially surrounded the ailing bird — whose foot and leg appeared to be injured — in front of 50 Court Street in Brooklyn Heights. When cops arrived just aft...
12:52 2019-06-13

Mark Ronson: 'I got lost and was rescued by a drunk farmer' The musician, producer and DJ freaked out at his first Glastonbury. Now, he’s been tuning in to the festival’s chill vibe … and telling Miley Cyrus to get an early nightResplendent in (among other excellent outfits) a George Michael T-shirt, at this year’s festival Mark Ronson DJ’d on Friday night, ...
20:26 2019-07-01

CBP: Woman rescued after found unresponsive in remote desert TUCSON – A woman was rescued by Border Patrol in July after she was found unresponsive near the Baboquivari Mountains. According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Tucson Sector’s mobile response team received an emergency call from a woman from Guatemala in the Baboquivari Mountains...
20:39 2019-08-02

Interpol: 9 arrested, 50 children rescued in pedophile ring bust Interpol said 50 children had been rescued and nine people had been arrested in Thailand, Australia and the United States following a two-year international investigation into a "dark web" pedophile ring....
08:00 2019-05-24

50 Children Have Been Rescued After Officials Busted a Multinational Paedophile Ring Nine people were arrested in Thailand, Australia and the U.S. and 50 children were rescued following an Interpol investigation into an international paedophile ring. The investigation, which began two years ago and is called Operation Blackwrist, targeted a “dark web” site that had more ...
08:13 2019-05-24

Tanker crew were detained by Iran after first being rescued by another vessel: US officials U.S. officials have told Fox News that the crew of one of the two stricken oil tankers damaged outside the Persian Gulf were detained by the Iranians Thursday after first being rescued by another merchant vessel....
16:52 2019-06-14

Rare albino fawn found, rescued by trucker in California LOOMIS, Calif. (AP) — A rare, all-white fawn has been found and rescued in Northern California by a truck driver who delivered the animal to a rescue center. The Sacramento Bee reported Sunday that the small albino deer with a pink nose and large pinkish ears was discovered sitting in the middle of ...
16:52 2019-06-03

Rescued California camper said she fled knife-wielding attacker A California Camper is found four days after she went missing in the remote White Mountains near the Nevada border. Veuer’s Chandra Lanier has the story.        ...
20:13 2019-07-17

74-year-old hiker gets a terrifying wild ride while being rescued in Arizona A routine helicopter rescue turned into a horrifying experience when the basket carrying a 74-year-old woman began violently spinning out of control.        ...
10:52 2019-06-06

Unification Ministry: 2 rescued North Korean fishermen say they want to defect Two of the four North Korean fishermen rescued from the East Sea last week expressed a desire to defect to South Korea, while the two others were sent back to the North according to their wishes, the unification ministry...
14:39 2019-06-18

Rescued refugees land in Sicily as another ship defies Salvini Charity vessel carrying 41 docks in Lampedusa after two days stranded at seaForty-one refugees and migrants disembarked overnight at the port of Lampedusa after a charity vessel that rescued them off Libya defied an attempt by Italy’s far-right interior minister, Matteo Salvini, to close ports to NG...
14:26 2019-07-07

Michigan man impaled by tree stump rescued after 14-hour wait A man impaled by a tree stump at Michigan State University was stranded for 14 hours before being rescued by a group of runners, according to a report. The unidentified victim somehow fell from a tree near a campus running trail at about 6 p.m. Friday, landing on a 2-inch wide stump, according to th...
11:13 2019-07-17

20 dogs found dead in freezer, nearly 200 rescued from NJ hoarding situation NEW JERSEY (WNBC) – Nearly 200 dogs were rescued from a nightmare hoarding situation in New Jersey on Tuesday — some pregnant, many sick and most having had only limited human contact. Law enforcement sources said the dogs were rescued from the home of a prominent breeder, whose dogs have won ...
07:52 2019-06-15

Nearly 600 pit bulls and roosters rescued in animal-fighting probe in Indiana _____ Nearly 600 pit bulls and roosters were removed from two properties in Indiana after authorities received a tip that the animals were allegedly being trained for fighting. Investigators seized one pit bull Thursday morning at the Morgan County home of Martin Anderson, the Indianapolis Star repo...
00:39 2019-05-26

‘Attack squirrel’ hopped up on meth rescued during drug bust Rocky’s got nothing on this flying squirrel. An “attack squirrel” in a cage in Alabama was hopped up on methamphetamine so it would stay aggressive, authorities said. Limestone County Sheriff’s Deputies rescued the bushy-tailed critter during a drug bust Monday, and also seiz...
09:26 2019-06-19

Big cats and exotic birds: Colombia's rescued animals – in pictures Most of the animals at the Santa Cruz Foundation in San Antonio, Colombia, have been rescued from traffickers and circuses. The multimillion-dollar illegal wildlife trade is the fourth-largest in the country after drugs, guns and human trafficking Continue reading......
01:13 2019-08-06

One trapped miner in Chile rescued, one dead, one remains missing Chilean authorities found alive one of three Bolivian miners trapped beneath the rubble at a small copper mine early on Saturday, while another was found dead, Chile´s mining ministry said....
19:13 2019-06-15

Newborn rescued from 100-degree heat after left in California dumpster STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say good Samaritans have rescued a newborn baby from inside a Northern California dumpster in scorching heat. Authorities say the baby boy was found wrapped in a plastic bag shortly before noon Tuesday in the city of Stockton, south of Sacramento. An apartment re...
09:26 2019-06-13

Libyan coast guard says it rescued 80 Europe-bound migrants Libya's coast guard says it has intercepted a boat carrying 80 Europe-bound migrants, including women and children, off the country's Mediterranean coast....
19:00 2019-06-05

Assam Man, Rescued During Floods, Happy "Most Precious" NRC Paper Is Safe In flood-ravaged rural Assam thousands who are displaced are as worried for their lives and that of their families as they are for their citizenship papers....
09:13 2019-07-16

Digger Deeper: 28 cats rescued from a mobile home on NW side TUCSON –  Dozens of cats living in deplorable conditions were rescued over the weekend. The call about the pets living in a hot mobile home that was filled with filth came in Thursday night.  But it wasn’t until days later the 28 cats were brought to the Pima Animal Care Center. The woman who called...
19:52 2019-07-31

Honduran fishing boat sinks; 27 dead, 9 missing, 55 rescued The Honduran military says a fishing vessel sank during bad weather in the Caribbean off the country’s northern coast, and at least 27 fishermen are known dead...
05:26 2019-07-04

Ex-Met Angel Pagan rescued after boat capsizes in Puerto Rico Former Mets outfielder Angel Pagan survived a scare when a boat he was on off the coast of Puerto Rico was flipped over by a 15-foot wave. Pagan, former Mets minor leaguer Orlando Roman and a 16-year-old minor were on board when the vessel capsized on Cibuco Beach on Vega Alta, Puerto Rico, accordin...
22:26 2019-05-29

Wife held against her will rescued after handing note to Domino’s worker A New Mexico woman being held against her will by her husband was rescued after she handed a note detailing her dire situation to a Domino’s Pizza worker, according to a report. The woman delivered the message at a Domino’s Pizza shop in Anthony, Texas on Monday night when her captor husband allowed...
11:00 2019-07-25

Italian navy ship with 100 rescued migrants docks in Genoa An Italian navy ship has docked in the northern port city of Genoa carrying 100 migrants rescued from the Mediterranean Sea, where the number of migrant crossings has picked up in recent weeks...
18:26 2019-06-02

Nearly 200 dogs rescued from filthy home of Westminster-winning breeder Nearly 200 dogs were rescued from a squalid New Jersey home belonging to a Westminster Kennel Club-winning breeder, according to officials and a report. Animal rescue was called to a home Tuesday in Hunterdon County where 20 pooches were found dead in what officials are calling a “hoarding cas...
20:39 2019-06-12

Woman rescued after injuring leg during hike at Tanque Verde Falls TUCSON – Emergency crews rescued a woman Friday afternoon after she was injured while hiking a trail in Tanque Verde Falls. According to Rural Metro Fire Department, the woman possibly fractured her leg after she fell during the hike. Officials say crews with Rural Metro, Pima County Sheriff&#...
01:52 2019-06-01

20 people missing from migrant boat rescued off Spanish coast Spanish rescue services are searching for at least 20 people missing from a migrant boat found adrift in the Mediterranean after a passenger ferry rescued 27 people still aboard on Wednesday....
01:13 2019-06-20

Italy Arrests Captain of Ship That Rescued Dozens of Migrants at Sea Capt. Carola Rackete, an outlaw to some and a heroine to others, was seized after her ship, the Sea Watch 3, docked in Lampedusa and 42 migrants disembarked....
11:52 2019-06-29

Dugong rescued in Thailand dies after ingesting plastic waste An eight-month-old dugong nurtured by marine experts after it was found near a beach in Thailand has died after ingesting plastic waste, experts say....
01:13 2019-08-18

Big fluffy bunny named Thumper rescued by Queens cops It was a hare-raising rescue. A big, fluffy bunny was spotted on the loose in Queens early Friday — so cops hopped into action and saved the cottontail. “Hey everybody, we found a horse….correction — a HUGE bunny!” the 103rd Precinct in Jamaica tweeted Friday. “This fuzzy guy was found hopping...
03:52 2019-06-22

Rescued Thai baby dugong killed by ocean plastic An orphaned baby dugong rescued in Thailand earlier this year died on Saturday due to pieces of plastic clogging her digestive system, authorities said....
21:26 2019-08-17

Girl in wheelchair rescued by stilt dancer after plunging into ocean A wheelchair-bound girl rolled off a pier in the US Virgin islands and into the ocean — prompting two men to jump in after her, with the heroic rescue caught on video. The girl, a passenger on the Carnival Fascination cruise ship, was with her family during a stopover on St. Thomas last week when......
00:26 2019-08-19

73-year-old hiker missing for a week in California forest is rescued _____ A 73-year-old hiker reported missing one week ago was found alive, rescued by helicopter and taken to a hospital Saturday, officials with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said. Eugene Jo became separated from a group hike in the mountains above La Cañada Flintridge and June 22...
21:13 2019-06-30

How Social-Media Meme-Makers Rescued ‘Game of Thrones’ From Itself A viral clip mashing up Arya’s horse and the song “Old Town Road” brought a breath of democratic vitality to an exhausted and stumbling series in its final days....
20:52 2019-06-06

Kitten rescued from George Washington Bridge by good Samaritan A tiny kitten found dodging traffic on the George Washington Bridge was rescued by a good Samaritan on Monday, authorities said. Port Authority Police officers were dispatched in the afternoon when the cat was captured near the crossing’s lower level toll plaza. Shortly after, the interstate agency ...
10:13 2019-08-14

Oklahoma woman, 90, reunites with teens who rescued her from burning home Four Oklahoma teenage boys rescued their 90-year-old neighbor whom they had never met before from her burning home last month, saving the woman who was disoriented and unable to get out alone from a fiery demise....
12:00 2019-06-06

Lost Texas hiker rescued after week in Arkansas wilderness MENA, Ark. (AP) — Searchers have found a Texas man who went missing last weekend while hiking alone in a remote area of Arkansas. Polk County Sheriff Scott Sawyer says 38-year-old Joshua McClatchy, of Fort Worth, was dehydrated but in good spirits when he was found late Friday. He was taken to a hos...
16:13 2019-06-08

A hiker texted his mom saying he was lost and needed help. A week later, he's been rescued Searchers have found Joshua McClatchy — 38, of Fort Worth, Texas. He went missing last weekend while hiking alone in a remote area of Arkansas.        ...
23:13 2019-06-08

Injured Italian Climber Rescued After 48 hours On Pakistan Peak Pakistani military helicopters have rescued an Italian climber 48 hours after he suffered serious injuries in a fall in the northern Karakoram mountains, officials said on Monday....
14:39 2019-07-22

A Michigan man fell from a tree and was impaled by a stump. A group of runners rescued him A 37-year-old man was found impaled on a stump around 8 a.m. Saturday after he fell from a tree about 6 p.m. Friday, MSU police said.        ...
05:26 2019-07-17

74-year-old woman rescued by helicopter in Phoenix spins wildly out of control A 74-year-old woman who was rescued off Piestewa Peak in Phoenix was in a basket attached to a helicopter when it began spinning out of control.        ...
19:26 2019-06-05

Six quail chicks rescued after falling into Sierra Vista drainage wash SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. – Six baby quail were rescued by Sierra Vista first responders after they fell in a drainage wash in city limits Friday. According to Sierra Vista Police Department, a SVPD animal control officer, a police officer, an animal control volunteer and a few residents contributed...
05:39 2019-06-29

Former MLB outfielder Angel Pagan rescued after boat capsizes in Puerto Rico Ex-Giants, Mets, Cubs speedster Angel Pagan was one of three men aboard boat hit by 15-foot wave off coast of Puerto Rico.        ...
09:26 2019-05-30

Child in Indiana rescued, taken to hospital after fall into sewer drain: reports Emergency responders rescued a 3-year-old child from a sewer drain Thursday night in Evansville, Ind., and have transported the child to a hospital, according to reports....
09:01 2019-07-05

Exotic Monkeys, Lion Cub, Smuggled In Nylon Bags; Rescued In Bengal Wildlife officials on Saturday rescued three exotic monkeys and a rare 3-month-old lion cub from traffickers in Kolkata. The animals were found in tightly sewed nylon shopping bags in a car....
17:00 2019-06-02

‘Disturbed’ man jumps into Prospect Park Lake, rescued by NYPD divers Multiple 911 callers told police that the man jumped into the lake near Prospect Park West around 11:20 a.m. and started behaving erratically, then refused to get out of the water, cops said....
22:52 2019-08-01

Tragedy of Mediterranean deaths continues, as seven drown, 57 rescued: UN Migration agency A rescue operation on the Mediterranean concluded on Tuesday with confirmation that seven people drowned and 57 were rescued, following a shipwreck off the Greek island of Lesvos, the UN Migration agency, IOM, said....
21:52 2019-06-11

$840,000 Bitcoin ransom plot foiled, kidnapped crypto traders rescued Police in India have rescued three people, including two cryptocurrency traders, that were held to ransom for two weeks to the sum of 80 Bitcoin ($840,000). At 2.30am on Sunday, a man with a pistol was spotted outside Shankara Residency in Bhankrota. The man was apprehended and told authorities abou...
18:26 2019-07-15

Video of pilot whales rescued on U.S. East Coast viewed around the world Dozens of beachgoers and lifeguards battled to help a pod of pilot whales back into deeper waters after coming too close to the shore of the U.S. state of Georgia earlier this week, although authorities said that three of the animals had died....
14:26 2019-07-18

Rescued turtle manages to return to the group that saved the animal nearly 2 decades ago It could be described as fate, luck or good timing. A female turtle rescued by a conservation group as an egg was miraculously returned to the same New Jersey wetlands group almost 19 years later to the day that they released it back into the wild....
23:26 2019-07-21

Florida shark bite victim rescued by boat full of nurses A spearfisherman who was bitten by a shark off the coast of Florida was saved by a pair of nurses aboard a boat that rescued him, according to a report. The 40-year-old man was attacked while diving near Key Biscayne on Saturday morning, according to ABC News. He got into a boat with his friends,......
11:26 2019-08-08

Dozens rescued from Oklahoma floods as storms swamp central U.S.: officials Dozens of people were rescued from rising waters and felled trees that smashed homes and blocked roadways in Oklahoma, as severe storms generating tornadoes and heavy rain roared through central United States on Tuesday....
19:01 2019-05-21

12 children rescued after roller coaster stalls at Texas amusement park A dozen school-aged children were rescued after their train of roller coaster cars stalled at Wonderland Park in Amarillo, Texas.        ...
16:39 2019-05-22

'My mother-in-law called me Walter White': how magic mushrooms rescued me from grief After our daughter’s death I was overwhelmed by pain and anxiety. Microdosing home-grown mushrooms helped me copeIt was spring when my wife’s waters broke, three months early. We rushed to hospital, terrified. If our daughter arrived now, she might not survive. If she did, she would probably be plag...
13:39 2019-07-13

Spanish NGO boat seeks safe port for 124 people rescued in Mediterranean A Spanish charity rescue boat sought safe port on Friday after Italy rejected its request to disembark 124 people saved from two migrant rafts in the Mediterranean, the organization said....
19:52 2019-08-02

Ferries capsize in Philippine waters; 25 dead, 55 rescued, 6 missing, officials say At least 25 people were dead and six others were missing off the coast of the Philippines on Sunday after three ferry boats capsized as they hit strong winds and waves the day before, officials said....
20:52 2019-08-04

Dog owner searches for hero who rescued her Crufts star bulldog from under a train A bulldog called Lucky who stars at Crufts was saved after falling under a train... and now his owner has launched a search for the off-duty soldier who rescued him....
19:00 2019-06-27

2 Oil Tankers "Attacked" In Gulf of Oman, Crew Jumped Into Water, Rescued Suspected attacks left two tankers in flames in the waters of the Gulf of Oman Thursday, sending world oil prices soaring as Iran helped rescue stricken crew members....
17:52 2019-06-13

Brandi Chastain’s sports bra changed women’s soccer — and women’s history — 20 years ago With the U.S. women’s soccer team in Sunday's World Cup finals, we revisit Chastain's game-winning penalty kick and the exuberant, underwear-exposing celebration that followed....
05:26 2019-07-06

U.S. Needs Cabinet Agency Focused on Women and Girls, Says Former Ambassador for Global Women’s Issues It’s time for President Donald Trump to create a Cabinet-level agency focused on women and girls to help “guarantee that women’s issues don’t get shoved aside,” says a former U.S. Ambassador for Global Women’s Issues. “For too long, a policymaking process th...
15:52 2019-05-30

This Is the Most Anticipated Women’s World Cup Ever. But Corruption and Abuse Still Block Women From Soccer The biggest women’s sports tournament of 2019 will begin in Paris on Friday. The top 24 teams in the world will be descending on France to compete for the title of World Champions at the FIFA Women’s World Cup. The next six weeks will be ripe with anticipation and and we can prepare ours...
17:13 2019-06-05

International Women's Day: Empowering more women decision-makers ‘essential’, says Guterres Under the theme “Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovate for Change”, the United Nations hosted its flagship event celebrating International Women’s Day on Friday to recognize unsung women from across the world, and encourage innovation to transform lives....
18:13 2019-05-21

Vogue 25 Women: The Duchess of Sussex and Phoebe Waller-Bridge make it onto the list of 25 women shaping 2019 Vogue has put together their annual list of the 25 most influential women working in Britain, with this year's featuring Naomi Campbell, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, and the Duchess of Sussex....
11:52 2019-06-07

Search underway for another missing Hawaii hiker, days after Amanda Eller rescued Volunteers in Hawaii are searching for a 35-year-old Maui man days after they rescued a missing hiker who survived for more than two weeks in a forest on the island....
07:26 2019-05-29

‘Hero’ or ‘pirate’? Arrest of German captain who rescued 53 migrants divides Europe. Germany has called for the release of the Sea-Watch 3 captain held in Italy, revealing still-simmering tensions between European nations over migration....
19:13 2019-07-01

Watch: Alligator with soccer ball stuck in mouth rescued in South Carolina A pair of wildlife trappers were called to a South Carolina retention pond for an unusual rescue involving an alligator with a soccer ball stuck in its mouth....
22:39 2019-07-09

A bright orange bird was rescued from the highway. Turns out it was just a seagull covered in curry A bright orange bird was rescued in England. Vets soon discovered the 'exotic' bird was just a seagull covered in curry or turmeric.        ...
18:13 2019-07-08

Iran sends team to tanker in Gulf to see if rescued crew can return: Tasnim Iran said on Friday it had dispatched experts to one oil tanker from which it rescued crew members from a fire caused by an attack to see whether they could now return to the vessel....
15:52 2019-06-14

‘Hero’ or ‘pirate’? Arrest of German captain who rescued 53 migrants divides Europe Germany has called for the release of the Sea-Watch 3 captain held in Italy, revealing still-simmering tensions between European nations over migration....
19:13 2019-07-01

From Jackie Aina to the CROWN Coalition, Black Women Lead Glamour’s List of Women Changing the Beauty Industry It’s our turn. That’s the message Glamour magazine is giving black women, with the release of its “Women of the Year All Year” list honoring the biggest influencers in beauty. Of the 12 women the magazine profiled for 2019, eight are black, indicating that our influence is finally moving beyond bein...
17:52 2019-08-16

Global Times says reporter held by demonstrators at Hong Kong airport, rescued by police A reporter from China's Global Times was seized by demonstrators at Hong Kong airport on Tuesday but was rescued by police, the newspaper's editor in chief said....
00:39 2019-08-14

Mount Rainier climber killed in rock fall, 5 others rescued along peak's ‘most-dangerous’ route One climber was killed and five others had to be rescued by helicopter from Mount Rainier this week after the group was hit by a rockfall along a treacherous path the National Park Service warned has the “reputation of being the hardest and most-dangerous” route on the mountain....
18:39 2019-05-31

British diver who helped rescued Thai football team from cave receives MBE at Buckingham Palace A diver from north-west London who last year battled to save the football team trapped in a flooded cave in Thailand has been made an MBE for his heroic actions....
04:00 2019-06-13

Colorado resident kills mama bear trying to enter home; 2 orphaned cubs rescued, 1 missing: officials A Colorado resident was following the law when they shot and killed a mother bear accompanied by her three cubs early Thursday out of fear the sow was trying to enter their home, officials said....
21:26 2019-07-01

Alligator in South Carolina rescued after soccer ball found lodged in mouth: 'It looked like he wasn't alive' An alligator in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina was rescued after it was found with a green soccer ball lodged in its mouth — an item that had reportedly been stuck in the gator’s jaws for days. ...
23:52 2019-07-10

US-led forces killed 1,300 civilians in IS airstrikes The US-led alliance has admitted to unintentionally killing more than 1,300 civilians in bombing raids against the "Islamic State" in Iraq and Syria. Monitoring groups say the real death toll is much higher....
19:52 2019-05-31

Hezbollah cut down its forces in Syria: Nasrallah Iran-backed Hezbollah has reduced its forces in Syria as fighting died down though it still has fighters all over the country, its leader said on Friday....
00:39 2019-07-13

Tripoli's water supply cut-off by Haftar forces Libya's UN-backed government has blamed forces loyal to Khalifa Haftar for cutting off Tripoli's major water pipeline. A UN spokesperson said some Tripoli residents were already experiencing low water pressure....
14:39 2019-05-21

Trump to pay respects to allied forces who fought on D-Day LONDON (AP) — President Donald Trump will pay his respects Wednesday to American service members and allies who helped rescue Europe from Nazi Germany as he enters the midway point of his European visit. Trump will join Queen Elizabeth II and Prime Minister Theresa May at Portsmouth Naval Base, whic...
07:39 2019-06-05

Trump’s Tariff Barrage Forces the EU Into a Corner Former WTO chief Pascal Lamy says Europe should try to build a global trading system that cuts out the Americans. That’s a tall order for a soft power. ...
18:52 2019-07-02

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....
00:52 2019-07-05

Kentucky Lt. Gov. Asks For Prayers Against ‘Dark Forces’ FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s outgoing lieutenant governor has asked for prayers in her fight against unnamed “dark forces” after a key staff member was let go against her wishes. In a tweet posted Friday, Republican Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton says she doesn’t know who initia...
18:13 2019-05-31

Egypt says its forces kill 4 militants in Sinai CAIRO (AP) — Egypt says security forces have killed 4 militants in the restive northern part of Sinai Peninsula. The Interior Ministry says the four were killed in a shootout with police south of the Mediterranean city of el-Arish on Saturday. It says the police seized automatic rifles, bombs and ex...
13:26 2019-06-08

Sudanese protesters: Forces kill 1 outside Khartoum’s sit-in KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — A Sudanese medical union says at least one person has been shot dead by security forces near a sit-in outside the military’s headquarters in the capital, Khartoum. The Sudan Doctors Committee says the shooting took place late Saturday on Nile Street and that at least 11 ...
18:39 2019-06-02

Forces That Drive Equity Select Sectors Equity sectors moved in tandem until 2014 when they drifted apart as their correlation weakened. Find out the fundamental and financial forces behind this....
17:39 2019-06-06

Israeli forces strike several targets in Syria At least three soldiers were killed in the Israeli airstrikes which came in response to rockets launched from Syria. Tensions have risen over Iran's role in Syria....
14:26 2019-06-02

Pompeo: US forces in Persian Gulf just a deterrent The U.S. is sending 1,000 more troops to the Middle East as tensions in the Persian Gulf mounted Tuesday over Iran's announcement it will not comply with the international agreement that keeps it from making nuclear weapons....
21:52 2019-06-18

| 9 killed as Sudan forces try to disperse sit-in - doctors Nine protesters were shot dead as Sudan's ruling military tried to break up a sit-in protest outside army headquarters in Khartoum, a doctors' committee close to demonstrators said....
12:13 2019-06-03

Pompeo in Afghanistan: ‘We are prepared to remove our forces’ U.S. diplomats are reaching the final stages of a negotiation over Taliban obligations not to shelter terrorists if American forces leave Afghanistan, according to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo....
19:26 2019-06-27

Sudanese protesters: Forces kill 1 outside Khartoum's sit-in A Sudanese medical union says at least one person has been shot dead by security forces near a sit-in outside the military's headquarters in the capital, Khartoum....
17:26 2019-06-02

Five Converging Forces that Are Driving Technological Evolution Today’s digital age is delivering unparalleled technological innovations in which artificial intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things (IoT) are combining to make devices and enterprises intelligent, responsive and ever more connected. This is paving the way for organisations to turn insig...
13:00 2019-07-22

Palestinian forces arrest participant in US Mideast workshop JERUSALEM (AP) — The Palestinian Authority says it has arrested one of the few Palestinian participants in the White House-led Mideast peace conference. A Palestinian security official said intelligence forces detained businessman Salah Abu Mayala on Saturday in the West Bank city of Hebron for inte...
18:52 2019-06-29

Indian forces say two ex-police among four militants killed in Kashmir Indian security forces killed four militants in a gun battle in Kashmir on Friday, police said, including two auxiliary police officers who fled this week to join a decades-long insurgency in the Muslim-majority region....
11:26 2019-06-07

Ban Forces Trading Shift for Europe's Biggest Stocks Investors and traders moved quickly to shift trading of Europe’s largest stocks from London to Switzerland after a major diplomatic breakdown threatened to reverse decades of financial market integration....
18:26 2019-07-01

Jay-Z's Roc Nation and NFL join forces for music and social justice Jay-Z's Roc Nation and the NFL announced Tuesday that they have entered into a multiyear partnership "to enhance the NFL's live game experiences and to amplify the league's social justice efforts," according to NFL.com....
13:00 2019-08-14

Gridlock at LaGuardia forces travelers to walk to terminals LaGuardia Airport’s roads filled to capacity on Thursday, with travelers reporting that they were forced to hop out of cars and buses and walk to catch their flights. Video posted to Twitter by user @DCarrington01 showed travelers of all ages lugging their bags through snarled traffic. “...
05:39 2019-08-09

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....
17:00 2019-07-15

| Sudan forces arrest protest leaders who met Ethiopia PM Sudanese security forces have arrested two prominent rebels and an opposition leader, a day after they met the Ethiopian premier during his reconciliation mission to Khartoum, their aides have said....
15:39 2019-06-08

Haftar's forces say they destroyed Turkish drone in Tripoli Eastern Libyan forces loyal commander Khalifa Haftar said they destroyed a Turkish drone parked at Tripoli's only working airport on Sunday and declared a "general mobilization" as tensions between Ankara and the eastern administration mounted....
03:26 2019-07-01

Massive Hawaii wildfire forces hundreds to evacuate A Hawaii brush fire so large it could be seen from outer space triggered the temporary evacuation of nearly 600 people as it tore through about 10,000 acres of old sugar cane fields and dry vegetation, according to new reports. The inferno broke out in Central Maui on Thursday morning and quickly sp...
22:01 2019-07-12

2 Palestinians killed by Israeli forces in separate events Palestinian teen shot and killed near the West Bank separation barrier; Israeli police say alleged Palestinian attacker killed after stabbing two Israelis in Jerusalem’s Old City...
17:26 2019-05-31

Two killed as Sudan forces try to disperse protesters: witnesses, TV Sudanese forces entered the site of a sit-in in central Khartoum early on Monday amid gunfire, witnesses and Arab television stations said, in what activists described as an attempt to disperse protesters demanding civilian rule....
08:26 2019-06-03

Palestinians: Israeli forces hit rally against police abuse JERUSALEM (AP) — Palestinians claim Israeli forces attacked them after a peaceful rally against police brutality in east Jerusalem. An eyewitness, 49-year-old Abed Zamzam, says that after prayers on Thursday, Israeli police were in the area to patrol a rally of several hundred Palestinians in the ne...
13:13 2019-06-28

BMW’s falling share price forces billionaire heir to pay up Susanne Klatten, a billionaire member of the family that controls the BMW Group, pledged more shares of the German automaker to cover a real estate loan. ...
02:39 2019-06-29

Will Increase ''Information-Sharing'' With Indian Forces: US General The Pentagon will prioritise increasing "interoperability and information-sharing capabilities" with the Indian Armed Forces, a top American General told lawmakers....
09:13 2019-07-12

Who Will Wield the $28 Machete Axe Against the Forces Of Overgrowth, As Was Foretold In the Prophecies? Despite how it may look, this is not a mythical sword pulled from a rock in a bog, nor is it a sci-fi space weapon. No, it’s Fiskars’ “machete axe,” which is exactly what it sounds like, and it’s only $28. Happy Friday, y’all, be safe....
22:39 2019-08-02

Ford, VW join forces on electric, autonomous cars Ford and Volkswagen joined forces to develop autonomous and electric cars on Friday and said they were also looking at other areas of cooperation, deepening a global alliance to slash development and manufacturing costs....
14:39 2019-07-12

Opinion: Jay-Z deserves the benefit of the doubt as he joins forces with the NFL Hip-hop mogul Jay-Z deserves some time to show what he can accomplish on the league's social-justice front in his Roc Nation partnership with the NFL.       ...
03:26 2019-08-18

Libyan government forces capture key town from warlord Strategically significant victory in Gharyan puts pressure on General Haftar’s backers Egypt and UAEForces loyal to Libya’s UN-recognised Government of National Accord say they have captured a strategic town from General Khalifa Haftar, the warlord mounting a deadly siege of the capital, Tripoli.GNA...
18:39 2019-06-27

Injury forces former Olympic champion Pearson to retire World and former Olympic champion high hurdler Sally Pearson, the most successful Australian track athlete of her generation, gave up on her dream of a swansong at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and retired on Tuesday....
12:26 2019-08-06

U.A.E. Pulls Most Forces From Yemen in Blow to Saudi War Effort The major reduction in troops by the Emiratis, the military linchpin of the Saudi-led war in Yemen, is a belated recognition that the war is no longer winnable....
06:52 2019-07-12

Israeli forces strike Syria air base — report Israel has fired missiles onto a Syrian air base, killing a soldier and wounding two others, said Syria's state media. If confirmed, it would be the second such attack by Israel in Syria over the past 24 hours....
01:52 2019-06-03

Trump wishes happy Memorial Day to US forces in Japan ​President Trump on Tuesday concluded his four-day state visit to Japan by saluting American forces aboard a warship at a US naval base, wishing them a “happy Memorial Day.” ​”​You are the strongest, toughest, best, and bravest​,” he told the service members aboard the USS Wa...
16:52 2019-05-28

US Forces Prepare To Evacuate Contractors From Iraqi Base U.S. forces are preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff working for Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors, three Iraqi military sources......
04:00 2019-06-22

Afghan Forces Hit With Wave of Attacks on Eve of Taliban Talks The violence came as Afghan politicians and Taliban members prepared to celebrate 100 years of diplomatic relations with Russia, and to speak informally....
20:52 2019-05-28

Watch: Bee Attack During SL vs SA Forces Players, Umpires To Hit The Deck During the 48th over of Sri Lankan innings, every one, including fielders,batsmen and umpires, were forced to lie down on the ground after a bee attack....
00:26 2019-06-29

Taiwan president in U.S. after warning of threat from 'overseas forces' Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen arrived in the United States on Thursday on a trip that has angered Beijing, warning that democracy must be defended and that the island faced threats from "overseas forces," in a veiled reference to China....
00:52 2019-07-12

| HRW accuses Egypt forces, militants of Sinai 'war crimes' Human Rights Watch has accused both Egyptian security forces and insurgents of committing "war crimes" in North Sinai, the scene of a bloody years-long insurgency and military crackdown....
00:52 2019-05-29

Libyan officials say Hifter's forces fighting IS in south Libyan officials say forces loyal to military commander Khalifa Hifter are pursuing Islamic State militants in the country's south, killing more than a dozen militants over the past three days....
14:26 2019-06-16

Crisis in Moldova Deepens as Court Forces Out President The ousting of Igor Dodon deepened a standoff between rival parties over the formation of a government. His successor called new elections for September....
16:13 2019-06-09

Hawaii's Maui Island wildfire forces evacuations Thousands of residents and visitors on Hawaii's Maui Island were ordered to evacuate two communities on Thursday as a spreading wildfire sent smoke billowing high into the sky, officials and local media said....
10:00 2019-07-12

Appendicitis forces Green out of Misano DTM, Fittipaldi drafted in Haas Formula 1 test driver Pietro Fittipaldi will contest this weekend's Misano DTM round after all, replacing Audi driver Jamie Green who is recovering from appendicitis...
17:13 2019-06-06

Germany: Wildfire near munitions warehouse forces evacuations Hundreds of firefighters are battling one of the biggest blazes in the region's history. Officials fear the fire could engulf a munitions warehouse that contains World War II-era explosives....
22:39 2019-07-01

Army Chief Wants Cordial Ties Between Forces, Kashmiris "Seen In 70s-80s" Army chief General Bipin Rawat said this morning that the Army is committed to maintain cordial relations with the general public of Jammu and Kashmir even as the armed forces are prepared to deal......
12:00 2019-08-13

On board the warships ready to deter Iranian forces Fast jets, spy planes and helicopters fly scores of sorties every day from a US aircraft carrier in the Arabian Sea, positioned within striking distance of Iran....
07:39 2019-08-12

Ankle injury forces Neymar out of Copa America BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Neymar is out of Copa America after suffering a right ankle injury in a win over Qatar on Wednesday night. Brazil’s soccer confederation said in a statement early Thursday that Neymar had a ligament rupture in his ankle and will not recover in time to play the South Ame...
09:39 2019-06-06

Cuba forces dissidents into exile, advocacy group says Cuba's state security is pressuring dissidents to go into exile in its attempt to weaken opposition on the Communist-run island, a non-governmental human rights organization said on Wednesday....
12:13 2019-06-19

Israeli forces kill 4 Palestinians on Gaza border The Israeli military has blamed Gaza authority Hamas for an attack on its soldiers by Palestinian "terrorists." Hamas has disputed the accusation and put the blame back on Israel....
13:13 2019-08-10

Afghan forces kill 6 civilians in eastern Afghanistan KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say at least six civilians, including a woman and two children, have been mistakenly killed in an Afghan security forces raid against Taliban fighters in eastern Nangarhar province. Attahullah Khogyani, the provincial governor’s spokesman, says 10 ins...
17:39 2019-05-25

| Goodbye Hong Kong: Uncertainty forces some to consider leaving Justin Chan, a 20-year-old student, is anxious, both about the future of his native Hong Kong and his role in it. So much so, that he's considering leaving the Chinese territory for good....
06:52 2019-07-17

Brexit failure forces Theresa May to announce resignation UK Prime Minister Theresa May announced her resignation in an emotional speech on Friday, finally bowing to intense political pressure over the failure to deliver her signature policy -- Britain's withdrawal from the European Union....
14:13 2019-05-24

US joins four rogue countries seen as likely forces for bad, poll finds Russia, Saudi Arabia, Israel, Iran and the US are also seen as less likely to use their influence for good than they were 10 years agoThe United States has joined Russia, Saudi Arabia, Israel and Iran in a rogue’s gallery of countries perceived as likely to use their influence for bad. All five coun...
02:39 2019-06-20

2 Libyan reporters taken by commander Hifter's forces freed The U.N. mission in Libya says two local TV reporters detained by forces loyal to a commander who is on the offensive to capture the country's capital, Tripoli, have been released after three weeks in captivity....
12:52 2019-05-26

2 Libyan reporters taken by commander Hifter’s forces freed CAIRO (AP) — The U.N. mission in Libya says two local TV reporters detained by forces loyal to a commander who is on the offensive to capture the country’s capital, Tripoli, have been released after three weeks in captivity. Libya’s Alahrar TV station said commander Khalifa Hifter’...
13:01 2019-05-26

Heavy rain in Japan forces over 1 million to evacuate Heavy rain has continued in southern Japan since Friday, killing an elderly woman in a mudslide in Kagoshima. The rain also has flooded dozens of homes....
18:39 2019-07-03

Brazil Women 3-0 Jamaica Women Veteran Brazil striker Cristiane scores the first hat-trick of the 2019 Women's World Cup as Jamaica's debut at the tournament ends in defeat in Grenoble....
00:26 2019-06-10

F1 Live: Canadian GP With Sebastian Vettel taking a surprise pole, his first of the 2019 F1 season, the pressure is on Lewis Hamilton and the Mercedes team to reclaim the top spot. Follow live updates from the GP here!...
17:39 2019-06-09

Afghan and U.S. Forces Blamed for Killing More Civilians This Year Than Taliban Have Nearly 1,400 Afghan civilians were killed in the first six months of the year, with Afghan forces and their allies accountable for 52 percent of the deaths, according to a United Nations report....
18:01 2019-07-31

Conservative Groups and Big Pharma Join Forces to Fight Medicare for All The conservative movement continues to lose its mind over the prospect of single-payer healthcare, despite most of the Democratic presidential candidates signaling with a big white flag that they are never going to even try to pass it....
20:39 2019-06-06

Hawaii wildfire forces thousands to evacuate Maui towns Brush fire of 1,200 hectares burns out of control through island’s central valleyThousands of people on Maui have been ordered to evacuate two towns in the path of a spreading wildfire, Hawaiian officials and media said.The 1,200 hectare (3,000 acre) brush fire in the island’s central valley was unc...
11:39 2019-07-12

Illustrators Pay Homage To British Vogue's Forces For Change Cover The September issue, guest-edited by HRH The Duchess of Sussex, has inspired illustrators to share their own interpretations of the cover on social media...
19:00 2019-08-02

IoM TT: Rain forces Supersport postponement, Senior finale moved The second Isle of Man TT Supersport race has been postponed to Thursday due to rain, while the Senior finale has been brought forward to 1030 on Friday...
20:39 2019-06-05

Maoist rebels attack Indian government forces, wounding 11 Police say Maoist rebels have triggered a blast in eastern India, wounding eight paramilitary soldiers and three police officers carrying out a search operation in a forested area....
08:39 2019-05-28

Russian newspapers join forces in solidarity with detained journalist Three titles call for inquiry into case of Ivan Golunov, arrested on suspicion of drug dealingRussia’s three major newspapers have put out nearly identical front pages of their Monday editions in a show of solidarity with a detained journalist.Kommersant, Vedomosti and RBK, arguably the most respect...
09:52 2019-06-10

Observers: Syria rebels repel government forces in northwest BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian armed opposition and a war monitoring group say insurgents have launched an offensive against government forces on the edge of their stronghold in northwestern Syria. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the rebel offensive Thursday afternoon began with a volley of rocke...
18:39 2019-06-06

U.S. looks to improve ties with Indonesian special forces, stage exercises Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan met his Indonesian counterpart on Thursday as the United States looks to improve ties with an Indonesian special forces unit that have been limited due to human rights abuses in the 1990s....
10:26 2019-05-30

Trump expects Japan's military to reinforce US forces in Asia and beyond The U.S. president's comments followed his inspection of Japan's largest warship, the Kaga, a helicopter carrier designed to carry submarine-hunting helicopters to distant waters....
08:26 2019-05-28

The Taliban claimed an attack on U.S. forces. Pompeo blamed Iran. The secretary of State pointed to a Kabul bombing as an example of one “in a series of attacks instigated by the Islamic Republic of Iran and its surrogates against American and allied interests.”...
20:39 2019-06-15

Mexico meets migrants at southern border with armed forces Mexican soldiers, armed police and migration officials blocked hundreds of migrants after they crossed the border from Guatemala in a caravan into southern Mexico on Wednesday, and detained dozens of them, a witness from a migrant aid group and an official said....
02:26 2019-06-06

Typhoon forces evacuations, flight cancellations in eastern China Hundreds of flights were cancelled and a million people were evacuated from their homes as the third-largest typhoon on record in China hit the east of the country, state-run China Central Television (CCTV) reported on Saturday....
13:39 2019-08-10

Afghan forces rescue 34 people form Taliban-run prison KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Interior Ministry says Afghan special forces have rescued 34 people from a Taliban-run prison in northern Baghlan province. Tuesday’s statement from the ministry says 17 civilians and 17 members of the security forces — seven soldiers, seven policemen and three in...
12:00 2019-06-11

Somali forces end extremist siege of Kismayo hotel; 26 dead Somali forces Saturday morning ended an all-night siege on a hotel in the southern port city of Kismayo as death toll has risen to 26 people, including a prominent Canadian-Somali journalist and several foreigners...
11:52 2019-07-13

UberEats to change 'unfair' contract that forces restaurants to pay all refunds After ACCC action the delivery giant agrees to stop making local restaurants pay even when they are not at faultUberEats in Australia has agreed to change an “unfair” contract that forced local restaurants to pay for all customer refunds – even if they were not at fault – after an investigation by t...
05:13 2019-07-17

Rockets hit Iraqi base hosting U.S. forces near Baghdad: military Three rockets landed on a military base hosting U.S. forces north of Baghdad late on Monday, an Iraqi military statement said, without providing further details....
22:39 2019-06-17

Libyan fighters seize U.S. and Chinese missiles from Haftar's forces Forces allied to Libya's internationally recognized government based in Tripoli captured sophisticated U.S. and Chinese rockets as well as drones when they seized a town from eastern forces last week, officials said on Saturday....
22:13 2019-06-29

Oklahoma State’s wild 6-5 win over Texas Tech forces Game 3 LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Noah Sifrit raced home on a wild pitch in the bottom of the ninth inning and Oklahoma State beat Texas Tech 6-5 on Saturday night to force a deciding Game 3 in the NCAA Super Regional. After Sifrit led off the ninth by drawing a walk from Clayton Beeter (0-3), the Red Raiders m...
10:26 2019-06-09

Iran threatens to retaliate after British forces seized oil tanker A senior official in Iran’s Revolutionary Guards said Friday that 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. The British forces seized the supertanker Grace 1 on Thursday for trying to t...
15:00 2019-07-05

Nordic banks join forces to combat money laundering The Nordic region's six major banks announced the creation of a customer checking center on Friday, with the initiative expected to help their efforts to crack down on money launderers and recover from a scandal that has damaged the sector's reputation....
20:13 2019-07-05

Iraqi forces launch anti-IS operation north of Baghdad Iraq’s military says its troops are partnering with security agencies and paramilitary forces to clear remnants of the Islamic State group, targeting north of Baghdad and surrounding areas...
17:26 2019-07-20

Angela Merkel warns against dark forces on the rise in Europe In an exclusive interview with CNN, German Chancellor Angela Merkel says "Germany can and will not uncouple itself" from the dark forces that are finding mainstream support in Germany and other parts of the world....
19:52 2019-05-28

James Marsden might help lead the forces of niceness in CBS All Access' The Stand We don’t envy the producers of CBS All Access’ upcoming adaptation of Stephen King’s beloved apocalyptic novel The Stand; not only is it one of King’s most fervently read books, but just thinking about the casting on this thing is one hell of a headache. To put it bluntly, King’s book has a veritabl...
07:39 2019-06-22

| WP Rugby, CT City, Cape Cobras join forces for Mandela Day WP, Cape Town City FC and the Cape Cobras will collectively give 67 minutes of their time to help the Langa Cheshire Home for the Disabled on Mandela Day....
18:52 2019-07-16

Rights group accuses Egyptian forces of war crimes in Sinai Egyptian security forces have committed widespread abuses against civilians in northern Sinai, some of which amount to war crimes, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Tuesday....
18:13 2019-05-28

Bespoke fashion start-ups join forces for European expansion Berlin-based personalised fashion start-ups Outfittery and Modomoto are merging in an effort to accelerate growth in Europe, where they compete with online-only retailer Zalando's own bespoke clothing business....
20:13 2019-05-28

Taiwan's Tsai Ing-wen warns against 'overseas forces' at beginning of US trip Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen arrived in the United States Thursday, warning that democracy in her homeland faced renewed threats from "overseas forces," in comments seemingly aimed at China....
17:52 2019-07-12

British warship warned Iranian forces against seizing tanker A British warship radioed an Iranian patrol boat to warn against interfering with the Stena Impero as the oil tanker passed through the Strait of Hormuz, according to a recording obtained by Reuters....
17:52 2019-07-21

Tensions forces evacuation of Syrian refugee camp in Lebanon DEIR AL-AHMAR, Lebanon (AP) — Dozens of Syrian refugees have dismantled their tents in a camp they lived in for years in eastern Lebanon after authorities ordered their evacuation following a brawl with locals. Jean Fakhry, a Lebanese official from Deir Al-Ahmar in the Bekaa valley, said Sunday the ...
17:26 2019-06-09

Eurosport partners EuroLeague Basketball and StubHub join forces "EuroLeague Basketball and StubHub – two key partners of Eurosport – have announced a new partnership that will see StubHub become the official ticketing partner, official fan-to-fan marketplace, and official VIP ticket sales partner of the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Final Four."...
14:33 2019-05-21

Indian villages lie empty as drought forces thousands to flee Sick and elderly left to fend for themselves with no end in sight to water crisisHundreds of Indian villages have been evacuated as a historic drought forces families to abandon their homes in search of water.The country has seen extremely high temperatures in recent weeks. On Monday the capital, De...
03:52 2019-06-12

| 'Wrong, outrageous': World reacts as Sudan forces attack sit-in A deadly military crackdown on protesters in Sudan's capital, Khartoum, has prompted global concern with the US calling the assault "wrong" and the AU urging an immediate investigation into the reported deaths of more than a dozen people....
23:13 2019-06-03

Hifter’s forces push toward Libyan capital city’s center A Libyan official and residents say heavy clashes have spread toward the center of Libya’s capital, Tripoli, as forces loyal to the military commander Khalifa Hifter battle to seize power...
16:52 2019-05-27

World Cup Final Drama Forces Plunkett To Believe In Luck And Destiny Apart from few brilliant individual performances, England also needed some luck and bowling all-rounder Liam Plunkett thinks they had plenty going their way....
18:13 2019-07-15

Trump Considering Sending More Troops to Middle East to Protect U.S. Forces There The acting defense secretary, who briefed White House officials on the military options, gave no indication of how many troops are under consideration....
21:13 2019-05-23

More civilians are being killed by Afghan and international forces than by the Taliban and other militants More civilians in Afghanistan were killed by Afghan and international coalition forces than by the Taliban and other militant groups in the first half of 2019, a UN mission to the country said Tuesday....
21:00 2019-07-31

| Cameroon forces quash prison riot posted on Facebook Cameroon's security forces put down a riot by prisoners who ransacked and burnt a jail in the capital Yaounde overnight, witnesses told AFP on Tuesday....
08:01 2019-07-24

UK poised to give special forces greater Russia focus: BBC Britain's special forces are about to shift away from counter-terrorism work and instead concentrate on blocking covert operations by countries such as Russia, the BBC reported on Thursday, citing unnamed British officials and military sources....
00:26 2019-06-14

Libya's NOC calls on eastern forces to free head of oil union Libya's national oil corporation NOC on Thursday called on Haftar's Eastern Libyan forces to release the head of the oil workers' labor union, Saad Dinar, who was abducted by an armed group near the eastern city of Benghazi last month....
02:00 2019-05-24

Eastern Libyan forces release head of oil workers union The head of Libya’s oil workers’ labor union, Saad Dinar, was released on Thursday after being held by eastern security authorities for almost a month near Benghazi, a relative said....
03:26 2019-05-31

Chinese paramilitary forces are gathered near Hong Kong border China has deployed large numbers of paramilitary personnel close to the border with Hong Kong, in what observers say is intended to send a message to protesters in the Asian financial hub....
20:13 2019-08-16

Defense Contractors Join Forces as Pentagon Spending Slows The biggest aerospace-and-defense merger ever, between United Technologies and Raytheon, caps two years of deal making in an industry that is reorganizing in anticipation of slower growth in Pentagon spending and new priorities....
15:00 2019-06-11

Egyptian forces kill 14 suspected militants after checkpoint attack Egyptian security forces killed 14 militants suspected in an attack on a police checkpoint in northern Sinai where at least eight policemen died, the interior ministry said in a statement received on Thursday....
13:52 2019-06-06

On Video, BJD Lawmaker Forces Engineer To Do Sit-Ups For Poor Road Work Newly-elected Biju Janata Dal (BJD) legislator from Patnagarh in Odisha has courted controversy by forcing a government official to do sit-ups as punishment for alleged poor quality of road......
13:26 2019-06-06

U.S. Special Forces Battle Against ISIS Turns to Containment, and Worry “They’re always going to hold those mountains,” a Green Beret said of Islamic State militants in eastern Afghanistan. The fear is that the group will keep growing....
08:52 2019-06-14

Israeli forces kill Palestinian trying to cross border: officials Israeli forces shot and killed a Palestinian teenager who was trying to climb a security fence and cross into Israel from the occupied West Bank on Friday, an Israeli official and Palestinian witnesses said....
13:26 2019-05-31

Taiwan president leaves for U.S., warns of threat from 'overseas forces' Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen headed for the United States on Thursday on a trip that has angered Beijing, warning that democracy must be defended and the island faced threats from "overseas forces", in a veiled reference to China....
19:52 2019-07-11

Ankle injury forces Neymar out of Brazil’s friendly match BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Brazil striker Neymar has left a friendly match against Qatar in tears after twisting an ankle during a hard tackle in the first minutes of the match. Neymar left the field on his own Wednesday night and was replaced by Everton after Richarlison gave Brazil its first goal at ...
04:39 2019-06-06

New U.S. action forces choice between doing business with Caracas or Washington: Bolton U.S. President Donald Trump's new executive order on Venezuela means that U.S. sanctions can now be imposed on any business done with the Venezuelan government, White House national security adviser John Bolton told reporters on Tuesday....
19:00 2019-08-06

Iranian forces say they seized British-flagged oil tanker in Gulf Iran's Revolutionary Guards said on Friday they had captured a British-flagged oil tanker in the Gulf after Britain seized an Iranian vessel this month, ratcheting up tension along a vital international oil shipping route....
22:13 2019-07-19

Kyrgyzstan special forces attempt to storm former president's mansion Kyrgyzstan special forces have stormed the home of the country's former president Almazbek Atambayev in an attempt to take him into custody, according to Russian state media TASS....
16:39 2019-08-08

Marianne Williamson says 'powerful forces' on the left out to end presidential campaign Insurgent Democratic presidential candidate Marianne Williamson claims that “powerful forces” of the left are to keep her away from the third Democratic debate next month with smears....
18:13 2019-08-10

Fire forces Philadelphia Energy Solutions to file for bankruptcy again Philadelphia Energy Solutions (PES) filed for its second Chapter 11 bankruptcy in less than two years on Sunday, a court filing showed, a month after a fire and explosion led to the permanent shutdown of the biggest oil refinery on the U.S. East Coast....
10:00 2019-07-22

Hifter's forces push toward Libyan capital city's center A Libyan official and residents say heavy clashes are slowly nearing the center of Libya's capital, Tripoli, as forces loyal to the military commander Khalifa Hifter battle to seize power....
19:39 2019-05-27

U.S. forces deployed to Persian Gulf just a deterrent: Mike Pompeo The Trump administration is not seeking conflict with Iran and its military buildup in the Persian Gulf is aimed entirely at deterring Iranian aggression and threats to U.S. interests and international shipping, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Tuesday....
01:26 2019-06-19

At least 40 dead after Libya airstrike; rival forces trade blame An airstrike on a migrant center in Libya's capital early Wednesday killed at least 40 people amid a heightening conflict between the United Nations-backed Libyan transition government and its main opposition group....
14:26 2019-07-03

Dutch council forces playground to close over noise complaints More than 4,000 sign petition to overturn decision, which aimed to appease neighboursA national debate has been sparked in the Netherlands after a council ordered a primary school playground to be shut for being too noisy.Questions have been raised in the Dutch parliament and a campaign has been lau...
06:13 2019-07-10

German Women's World Cup referee Riem Hussein: Why shouldn't women referee a men's tournament? After making her first World Cup appearance in France earlier this summer, German referee Riem Hussein talks to DW about equality in sport, VAR and a personal record....
22:00 2019-07-18

Canceled 'One Day at a Time' rescued by Pop TV, with 13 episodes arriving in 2020 'One Day at a Time,' canceled by Netflix in March after three seasons, will get a fourth season on CBS-owned cable network Pop TV.        ...
00:39 2019-06-28

Pakistani official says army helicopter has rescued 4 Italian and 2 Pakistani climbers stranded after avalanche. ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani official says army helicopter has rescued 4 Italian and 2 Pakistani climbers stranded after avalanche. The post Pakistani official says army helicopter has rescued 4 Italian and 2 Pakistani climbers stranded after avalanche. appeared first on LEX18.com....
14:26 2019-06-18

Back injury forces Serena Williams out of final two weeks before US Open TORONTO — Bianca Andreescu became the first Canadian to win the Rogers Cup in 50 years when Serena Williams retired because of an injury on Sunday. Andreescu was up 3-1 in the first set when Williams called for a medical timeout. Less than a minute later, the chair umpire announced that Williams was...
23:52 2019-08-11

Congo forces kill 26 Islamist rebels in Ebola zone shootout Congolese forces killed 26 rebels from a group thought to be linked to Islamic State on Thursday in a shootout in the country's eastern Ebola zone, the army said....
17:26 2019-05-31

Latest Galaxy S10 software update freezes the phone, forces reboots The Galaxy S10 might be one of the best Android phones out there right now, but it’s only as good as the software it runs. And if you’ve installed Samsung’s big Android latest update, then you might be dealing with a few annoying issues right now, including a bug that freezes the p...
17:52 2019-05-27

Iraq, U.S. deny U.S. forces preparing to evacuate contractors from Iraqi base Iraqi and U.S. military spokesmen denied on Saturday U.S. forces were preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff of Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors....
19:13 2019-06-22

Israeli forces arrest Palestinian suspects in Jerusalem bomb plot The Israeli military said Tuesday that it had arrested a group of Palestinians suspected of involvement in a Hamas plot to carry out a bombing in Jerusalem....
15:13 2019-08-07

Eastern Libyan forces damaged civilian airport in western Libya: U.N. Eastern Libyan forces have seriously damaged with air strikes a civilian airport in western Libya lacking any military use, the United Nations said on Sunday....
02:13 2019-08-18

Indian forces kill leader of al Qaeda affiliate in Kashmir: police Indian forces have killed the leader of an al Qaeda affiliated militant group in Kashmir, police said on Friday, triggering protests in parts of the disputed region....
08:39 2019-05-24

Eastern Libyan forces will impose flight ban from Libya to Turkey: spokesman Eastern Libyan forces loyal to commander Khalifa Haftar will ban any commercial flights from Libya to Turkey and Turkish ships from docking in the country, its spokesman Ahmed Mismari said on Friday....
02:26 2019-06-29

In Recaptured Afghan District, Shattered Forces Show Hints of a Rebound Afghan forces recaptured the district of Khwaja Umari, which fell last year to the Taliban. It is a sign that younger leaders are making gains against the militants....
00:00 2019-06-23

Scary injury forces boxer Maxim Dadashev into brain surgery Russian boxer Maxim Dadashev had part of his skull removed during a two-hour brain surgery following a loss to Puerto Rico’s Subriel Matias on Friday, reports say. Dadashev, 28, was rushed to the University of Maryland Hospital in Prince George County after he was seen leaving the arena on a s...
20:52 2019-07-20

E.coli in water forces Tokyo to cancel swimming at Paratriathlon World Cup High levels of E.coli bacteria forced Tokyo officials to cancel the swimming segment of Saturday's Paratriathlon World Cup, raising concerns about next year's Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games....
12:13 2019-08-17

U.S. forces prepare to evacuate contractors from Iraqi base -military sources U.S. forces are preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff working for Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors, three Iraqi military sources said on Friday....
01:52 2019-06-22

Call of Duty Endowment, the charity all gamers should be supporting this Armed Forces Day Armed Forces Day is this Saturday and for Call of Duty fans there's no excuse not to do your bit to help support ex-forces personnel, by getting involved with the Call of Duty Endowment in-game digital items....
19:39 2019-06-27

Freedom's New Chrome Extension Forces You to Pause Before Opening a Distracting Site If you end up on distracting sites “accidentally,” download the Pause extension for Chrome. Instead of blocking distracting sites, Pause throws up a blank green screen for five seconds, forcing you to pause. Then you can click to go to the actual site. (You can also click to disable pausing on that ...
19:13 2019-05-30

Violent Protests Erupt in Kashmir After Indian Forces Kill Militant Thousands took to the streets of the Indian part of the disputed region after Indian forces said they had killed Zakir Rashid Bhat, who was on their most-wanted list....
19:39 2019-05-24

Apple decision forces Intel to auction its smartphone modem patents Intel confirmed plans to exit the smartphone business a few months ago, but news about the auction of its smartphone modem assets emerged only today. The announcement follows Apple's decision to buy 5G smartphone modems from Qualcomm rather than Intel. Although the US company said it will continue t...
18:39 2019-06-27

Heat waves forces Saratoga to cancel weekend horse racing They’re too hot to trot. The New York Racing Association announced Thursday it was canceling all heats scheduled at the Saratoga Race Course for Saturday — citing boiling temperatures forecast for the weekend. It’s the first time in 13 years horse racing has been canceled at Spa City’s prized ...
00:39 2019-07-19

WWII Bomb Found At Construction Site In Berlin Forces Evacuation An unexploded American aerial bomb from World War II was found in central Berlin during construction work on Friday, forcing the evacuation of surrounding city blocks, the police said....
01:13 2019-06-15

Pompeo in Kabul: ‘the hour has come for peace’ in Afghanistan, US ‘prepared to remove our forces’ U.S. PREPARED TO LEAVE: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the United States is close to a deal with the Taliban on ending its support of terrorism in return for a U.S. pledge to withdraw its troops from Afghanistan at some future date....
19:26 2019-06-27

Pro-charter forces make last-ditch Albany plea to lift cap on schools ALBANY — Dozens of charter school advocates from across the five boroughs made a last-ditch plea at the state Capitol building Wednesday, pushing the Legislature to lift a cap that’s blocking more charters in the city. James Merriman, CEO of NYC Charter School Center, joined with representatives of ...
23:00 2019-06-05

| Syria flare-up kills 35 fighters, including 26 pro-regime forces: monitor At least 35 combattants including 26 pro-regime forces were killed Saturday in clashes and air strikes that erupted at dawn in northwestern Syria, a war monitor said....
13:13 2019-06-15

Smoke blankets the sky as wildfire on Hawaii’s Maui Island forces evacuations The 3,000 acre brush fire in Maui's central valley was uncontrolled Thursday night, Maui Mayor Mike Victorino told a news conference. He said firefighters would monitor it overnight but that it was too dangerous to battle the blaze in the dark....
18:52 2019-07-12

Ben Affleck and Matt Damon Are Joining Forces 2 Decades After Good Will Hunting This dynamic duo is back! Ben Affleck and Matt Damon are hitting the big screen together again. Deadline reports the two are bringing their star power and writing chops for Ridley......
05:52 2019-07-23

UK PM candidate Stewart talking with Gove about combining forces to thwart Johnson Rory Stewart, a contender to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, said he is in talks with his rival Michael Gove about teaming up to block Boris Johnson's bid to become the country's next leader....
15:52 2019-06-19

China says Hong Kong does not need meddling by 'black hand' Western forces Hong Kong does not need meddling by "black hand" Western forces who are trying to destroy its stability, the Chinese government's top diplomat said on Wednesday, after mass protests there against a controversial extradition bill....
15:52 2019-06-19

Oklahoma State's wild 6-5 win over Texas Tech forces Game 3 Noah Sifrit raced home on a wild pitch in the bottom of the ninth inning and Oklahoma State beat Texas Tech 6-5 to force a deciding Game 3 in the NCAA Super Regional       ...
06:39 2019-06-09

Russia accuses Georgian opposition forces of trying to sabotage ties: TASS Russia accused Georgian opposition forces on Friday of trying to prevent ties between the countries improving, the TASS news agency reported, a day after violent unrest in Tbilisi....
10:13 2019-06-21

Chinese paper says 'foreign forces' trying to create havoc in Hong Kong "Foreign forces" are trying to hurt China by creating chaos in Hong Kong over an extradition bill that has prompted mass protests in the former British colony, an official Chinese newspaper said on Monday....
02:26 2019-06-10

French, Malian forces kill 20 militants in operation: Mali army Allied French and Malian forces killed 20 militants in an operation in a part of northern Mali where Islamic State operates, a spokesman for the West African nation's military said on Sunday....
16:39 2019-06-16

Jaguar Land Rover and BMW join forces to develop electrified vehicles The Jaguar I-Pace Two firms will co-develop electric drive units in a bid to lower the cost of developing EVs Jaguar Land Rover and BMW have announced they will collaborate on the development of next-generation technology for electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles. The two firms will jointly develop...
14:39 2019-06-05

Sudanese forces storm protest camp, 13 people dead: medics Security forces stormed a protest camp in the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Monday morning and at least 13 people were reported killed in the worst violence since the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir in April....
18:00 2019-06-03

Sudanese forces storm protest camp, nine people dead: medics Security forces stormed a protest camp in the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Monday morning and at least nine people were reported killed in the worst violence since the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir in April....
14:39 2019-06-03

German armed forces helicopter has crashed in northern Germany: police A German armed forces helicopter crashed in northern Germany on Monday, a police spokesman said, but he could not confirm a report that one person was killed in the incident....
15:39 2019-07-01

75 years after Iwo Jima, US Marines storm 'Pacific' island with Japanese forces Three-quarters of a century ago they fought each other in a Pacific War of almost unbridled brutality. Now, U.S. Marines and Japan's new island-hopping troops are storming beaches together in military exercises....
18:26 2019-07-31

Apple forces developers to place its login button above Google, Facebook Apple Inc will require developers to position a new "Sign on with Apple" button in iPhone and iPad apps above rival buttons from Alphabet Inc's Google and Facebook Inc, according to developer guidelines released this week....
04:52 2019-06-05

Sudanese forces storm protest camp, more than 35 people killed: medics Security forces stormed a protest camp in the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Monday and opposition-linked medics said more than 35 people were killed in the worst violence since the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir in April....
02:39 2019-06-04

U.S. forces prepare to evacuate contractors from Iraqi base: military sources U.S. forces are preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff working for Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors, three Iraqi military sources said on Friday....
03:00 2019-06-22

Syrian rebels say Moscow deploys ground forces in Idlib campaign Russia has sent special forces in recent days to fight alongside Syrian army troops struggling to make gains in a more than two month assault in northwestern Syria to seize the last opposition bastion, senior rebel commanders said....
06:13 2019-07-18

Cambodia denies deal to allow armed Chinese forces at its naval base The agreement between Cambodia and China would give China an enhanced ability to assert contested territorial claims and economic interests in the South China Sea, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday....
07:39 2019-07-22