by | July 13, 2017 | 12:57

According to the report , 181,436 people arrived in Europe via the southern central Mediterranean a year ago - an increase of 18% on 2015 when the figure was 153,842. "Attempts to restrict NGO search and rescue operations risk endangering thousands of lives by limiting rescue boats from accessing the perilous waters near Libya", said Iverna McGowan, a senior director with Amnesty International.

by | July 13, 2017 | 13:00

Warm & humid. Lows in the 70s. Patchy fog. Mostly cloudy. If you have plans on being outside for a long duration this weekend then you'll need sunscreen, lots of water, ways of cooling off and to stay weather aware in case a storm forms near your location.

by | July 13, 2017 | 12:11

Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell told reporters that Republicans expect to unveil their revised healthcare bill Thursday, with new CBO estimates expected next week, according to Bloomberg. "I also know that if we want health care in rural places and across Kansas, Medicare and Medicaid need to compensate for the services they provide".

by | July 13, 2017 | 12:01

The deal is significant as Shell will be hold no upstream interests in Ireland following the sale, meaning it will no longer produce any oil or gas from the country or off its shores. Corrib , which lies about 10,000ft beneath the seabed, was discovered in 1996 by Enterprise Oil, which Shell bought in 2002. The controversy led to changes to the pipeline's path, including routing it through a 4.9 kilometer (3-mile-long) tunnel, the longest in Ireland, that increased the project's costs and ...

by | July 13, 2017 | 12:00

The Obama administration distributed federal funds to the US government-backed Voice of America and Radio Free Asia from October 2016 to produce programs for a North Korean audience about consumer riches and rosy lifestyles in the West. North Korean state television claimed the missile - launched under the supervision of Kim Jong-un - reached an altitude of 1,741 miles (2,802km) and hit its target precisely after flying for 39 minutes.

by | July 13, 2017 | 11:41

The announcement was made Monday morning by the Nashville Sounds and Mayor Megan Barry's office, among others. Regular sunglasses cannot protect eyes from the damaging effects of the sun; only special eclipse glasses that are ISO certified can provide safe viewing.

by | July 13, 2017 | 11:34

Several brokerages recently weighed in on FIT . On average, equities research analysts anticipate that Fitbit will post ($0.35) EPS for the current year. So the company beats the analysts estimate by $0.04/share showing a surprise of 21.1%. Fitbit Inc. (FIT ) shows its Return on Assets (ROA) value of -10.4 percent, while the Return on Equity (ROE) value is -16.8 percent and Return on Investment (ROI) value stands at -10.6 percent.

by | July 13, 2017 | 11:01

Police were, as of press time, still investigating the incident, according to a UCLA Police Department on-call dispatcher. The three dorms included both students staying for summer courses, new students and younger children who were staying on campus for sports camps and summer programs.

by | July 13, 2017 | 10:57

The video is the latest in a series by New Zealand's national airline which have achieved global viral success and spawned a number of imitations. "I was really excited to be a part of this project - the safety video is creative, magical and amusing".

by | July 13, 2017 | 10:41

Virat and Anushka are all smiles in the picture and Virat captioned it: "Much needed break with my ❤". Lovebirds Viru-Anushka raise the temperature at NY. Whether they're seen at a simple dinner, attending weddings together or supporting each other through meaningful posts on social media-the duo has had our hearts melting over the past few years.

by | July 13, 2017 | 10:39

However, the claim of the Acting President that Buhari is recuperating fast was not true. I think we should really expect him back very shortly . Buhari also spent almost seven weeks in London earlier this year for medical issues and later said he had never so sick in his life.

by | July 13, 2017 | 10:33

The theme of World Population Day 2017 is " Family Planning: Empowering People, Developing Nations ". As World Population Day is celebrated tomorrow, the emphasis will be on the role of family planning in empowering people and developing nations.

by | July 13, 2017 | 10:34

It has Aaron Judge , just 25 and finding out what being a New York Yankee - and therefore a full-fledged, everyone-recognizes-him star - is all about. But if he really does want a $400 million contract, he'll need to cozy up to the city that never sleeps. Leave it up to Bryce Harper to come up with another idea to make baseball fun again .

by | July 13, 2017 | 10:29

After being tipped off by America's Central Intelligence agency (CIA) last week that ISIS operative Shahjahan Velluva Kandy would be returning to India after staying in Syria and Turkey, the Delhi Police Special Cell arrested him at the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA), police said on Tuesday.

by | July 13, 2017 | 10:25

Christensen was previously arrested and charged by criminal complaint on June 30. The indictment charges that Christensen kidnapped Zhang and held her on June 9, and that he used a mobile phone and a vehicle to commit and further the commission of the offense.

by | July 13, 2017 | 10:20

Feinstein's office confirmed that they plan to question him. Grassley, an Iowa Republican, said Manafort would be subpoenaed if necessary and could be questioned on anything including his presence in a June 2016 meeting in NY involving the president's son, Donald Trump Jr., and a Russian lawyer, the Des Moines Register said.

by | July 13, 2017 | 10:12

President Donald Trump appears to be backing away from the idea of working with Russian Federation to create a "cyber security unit" to guard against election hacking. White House chief of staff Reince Priebus has stated that U.S. President Donald Trump did not believe when his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin denied Russia's influence on the 2016 U.S.

by | July 13, 2017 | 09:30

It also replaced mother and father with "parent who gave birth" and "parent who did not give birth". The Catholic Church had opposed the legislation, which the Labor government promised to introduce as its first law after winning a second term last month and which the main opposition party supported.

by | July 13, 2017 | 09:27

Scalise was grievously wounded during a June 14 shooting at a baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia, about a month ago. Scalise, R-La., the House majority whip, was moved back to the ICU on July 5 after contracting an infection . Bipartisan leaders in the House of Representatives made a decision to delay the official House photo for the 115th Congress until Scalise was well enough to be included, the Hill reported .

by | July 13, 2017 | 09:26

On Wednesday morning, the villagers attacked the society. "I went with the guard inside the apartment but couldn't find her", Abdul said. We went to the apartment but they said she wasn't there. "The police took Zohra to the hospital, and brought her back home in the afternoon. We didn't call them", Sattar said. Most reports on the incident say that Zohra was locked up in a room by her employers.

by | July 13, 2017 | 09:19

Chinese trade with North Korea apparently expanded in the first quarter, drawing the ire of the United States - a country that is trying to contain Pyongyang over its nuclear ambitions. The numbers come amid a trade dispute with the United States, which says China has flooded worldwide markets with cheap aluminium and steel. "The market had expected June imports to be over 8.5 million tonnes at least", said Liang Yong, analyst with Galaxy Futures.

by | July 13, 2017 | 09:17

After beating Australia , England reinforced their tournament "favourite" status by dismissing New Zealand for 209 in 46.4 overs. The result, coupled with other results, confirmed England , Australia and South Africa's places in next week's semifinals.

by | July 13, 2017 | 08:55

The Marine Corps has not officially released the names of those killed in the crash. "Indications are something went wrong at cruise altitude", Bradley said. Bryant, in statements Tuesday on Twitter, said law enforcement authorities have received reports that items are being taken from the crash site. A Rockland native has been identified as one of 16 service members killed when a plane based out of Stewart Air National Guard Base crashed in Mississippi.

by | July 13, 2017 | 08:48

The news comes amid an increased worldwide focus on Chinese - North Korea trade in the aftermath of what North Korean claimed was a successful intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) test last week. Noting that the two countries have made new progress in bilateral cooperation in many fields since the Mar-a-Lago meeting despite some sensitive issues, Xi urged joint efforts with Trump to keep bilateral ties on track and coordinate in global affairs.

by | July 13, 2017 | 08:45

Kennedy International Mail Facility in Jamaica, New York . Customs and Border Protection inspectors discovered the reptiles while inspecting a package of express mail from Hong Kong on June 29, the agency said in a news release Tuesday.