Mediterranean

Spain allows NGOs to sail with aid supplies for migrants

2 days ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

BARCELONA, Spain - Spain has reluctantly allowed humanitarian aid vessels to depart for the Greek islands where they want to deliver aid supplies to migrant camps, Spanish aid...
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Terrorist infiltration a ‘certainty', Italian ports stay closed for migrant boats - Salvini

Terrorist infiltration a ‘certainty', Italian ports stay closed for migrant boats - Salvini

2 days ago   |   RT

The presence of terrorists on migrant boats has become a “certainty,” Italian Interior Minister says, adding that his country's ports will remain closed to those crossing the...
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DNA sheds light on origin of Stonehenge builders

DNA sheds light on origin of Stonehenge builders

2 days ago   |   New York Post

Ancient DNA has provided scientists with a much better understanding of where the people who built Stonehenge came from. A study has found that ancestors of the Stonehenge...
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The breakfast wars are heating up as chains like Panera and Burger King double down. Here's why executives say it is becoming the most important meal of the day

The breakfast wars are heating up as chains like Panera and Burger King double down. Here's why executives say it is becoming the most important meal of the day

3 days ago   |   Business Insider

Panera is revamping its breakfast strategy with three new breakfast wraps and updated coffee options. Chains including Burger King, McDonald's, and Dunkin' are all doubling...
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Man accused of raping teen on cruise released by judge thanks to legal loophole

Man accused of raping teen on cruise released by judge thanks to legal loophole

3 days ago   |   RT

A man accused of raping a teenage girl while on a Mediterranean cruise ship has walked free from a Spanish court on a legal technicality because the alleged attack occurred on...
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Libya fighting: Tunisians fear more deaths on coast

4 days ago   |   Al Jazeera

As the Libya conflict intensifies, Tunisia faces challenges dealing with an increasing number of displaced migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean and ending up on its shores.
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Four EU nations will take in 64 migrants rescued in Mediterranean Sea

Four EU nations will take in 64 migrants rescued in Mediterranean Sea

5 days ago   |   New York Post

Four European Union member countries will take in 64 migrants rescued in the Mediterranean Sea in a deal announced Saturday. The migrants will head to France, Germany, Portugal...
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Malta announces deal to distribute 64 migrants from NGO ship

6 days ago   |   ABC News   |   2 articles

Malta has announced a deal to distribute among four EU nations the 64 migrants rescued at sea off Libya 10 days ago, but without allowing the German-flagged ship to make port...
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Does Red Wine Help You Live Longer? Here's What the Science Says

7 days ago   |   Time

In the 1990s, some researchers observed that French people-despite eating lots of saturated fat-tended to have low rates of heart disease. Dubbing this phenomenon the “French...
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3,600-year-old shipwreck found in Mediterranean

3,600-year-old shipwreck found in Mediterranean

7 days ago   |   KCRA

The remains of the suspected merchant vessel reportedly date back to 1600 B.C.
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'Not a good look': Misspelled school crosswalk raises eyebrows

'Not a good look': Misspelled school crosswalk raises eyebrows

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Mueller report: 12% of document redacted in Justice Department version...

Mueller report: 12% of document redacted in Justice Department version, analysis says

An estimated 36 pages were redacted from the 448-page report. Read more ...

Golfer hospitalized after bobcat attack on Connecticut course

Golfer hospitalized after bobcat attack on Connecticut course

A golfer in Connecticut was taken to the hospital on Thursday after enduring a bobcat attack on the course, officials said. The episode happened around 8:30 a.m. at the Mohegan... Read more ...

The Ways William Barr Misled The Public About The Mueller Report

The Ways William Barr Misled The Public About The Mueller Report

Instead of just releasing the special counsel's findings, the U.S. attorney general spun the report to the benefit of President Trump. Read more ...

Facebook may have broken the law by harvesting 1.5 million users' email...

Facebook may have broken the law by harvesting 1.5 million users' email contacts, experts say

Facebook harvested 1.5 million users' email contact data without their consent, Business Insider revealed on Wednesday . In doing so, Facebook might have violated US and EU... Read more ...

Deadly storms roll in today; some schools to close early

Deadly storms roll in today; some schools to close early

The U.S. Storm Prediction Center upgraded the Triangle's threat for severe weather on Friday to a level 4 of 5, which means the area is at a major risk for severe... Read more ...

Kremlin: No proof in Mueller's report of Russian meddling

Kremlin: No proof in Mueller's report of Russian meddling

MOSCOW - The Kremlin says that Special Counsel Robert Mueller's 400-page report has not offered any credible evidence of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential... Read more ...

Devotees nailed to crosses, flogged on Good Friday in the Philippines

Devotees nailed to crosses, flogged on Good Friday in the Philippines

SAN PEDRO CUTUD, Philippines - Several Roman Catholic devotees have been nailed to wooden crosses in a gory Good Friday ritual in the Philippines, and others flogged themselves... Read more ...

Car smashes into pedestrians in Tokyo, killing 2 on bicycle

Car smashes into pedestrians in Tokyo, killing 2 on bicycle

TOKYO - A car driven by an 87-year-old man smashed into pedestrians at a Tokyo intersection on Friday, killing a woman and a girl on a bicycle and overturning a garbage truck... Read more ...

Investigators think electrical short-circuit most likely caused Notre Dame...

Investigators think electrical short-circuit most likely caused Notre Dame fire - French official

Investigators believe that an electrical short-circuit likely caused the fire that partially destroyed Paris' iconic Notre Dame Cathedral, a French official has said. Earlier... Read more ...