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U.K. Sends Navy Patrol Ships to Jersey Amid Row With France

1 month ago   |   By Bloomberg

The U.K. is sending two military patrol vessels to the British isle of Jersey amid a deepening row with France over post-Brexit fishing rights.
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UK to send ROYAL NAVY to Jersey waters as French fishermen threaten to block island's main port

UK to send ROYAL NAVY to Jersey waters as French fishermen threaten to block island's main port

1 month ago   |   By RT

London has announced it would send two patrol vessels to the island of Jersey in the English Channel as a “precautionary” measure as French fishermen threaten to block its port amid a row over fishing rights.
The standoff between Jersey and Paris over providing French vessels with fishing rights in the island's waters took a new turn this week as French fishermen threatened to block Saint Helier - the isle's main harbor.
In response, Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday ordered two patrol warships into the area, following talks with the Jersey officials.
“The Prime Minister underlined...
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U.K. Sending Navy Ships to Counter French Threat of Island Blockade Over Fishing Rights

1 month ago   |   By Newsweek

"As a precautionary measure the UK will be sending two Offshore Patrol Vessels to monitor the situation," a Downing Street readout announced following a phone call between Prime Minister Boris Johnson and two senior Jersey officials.
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Russia-US summit begins in Geneva as Putin & Biden sit down to start talks...

Russia-US summit begins in Geneva as Putin & Biden sit down to start talks; agenda includes Ukraine, hacking, climate & Syria

Discussions between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his American counterpart, Joe Biden, have begun in the Swiss city of Geneva, where the two are meeting for the first... Read more ...

Baltimore police search for missing 70-year-old man

Baltimore police search for missing 70-year-old man

The Baltimore Police Department is asking for the public's help locating 70-year-old Delton Edwards. Read more ...

Face to face: Presidents Biden, Putin prepare for highly anticipated summit

Face to face: Presidents Biden, Putin prepare for highly anticipated summit

In a moment of high-stakes diplomacy, President Joe Biden and Russia's Vladimir Putin will hold a highly anticipated summit in Geneva, at a time when both leaders agree that... Read more ...

Amber Alert for 5-year-old Abel Keil canceled

Amber Alert for 5-year-old Abel Keil canceled

The State of Iowa canceled an Amber Alert issued Tuesday in search of missing 5-year-old Abel Lee Keil. Read more ...

MacKenzie Scott, citing wealth gap, donates another $2.7 billion

MacKenzie Scott, citing wealth gap, donates another $2.7 billion

MacKenzie Scott, the billionaire philanthropist known for her impromptu multibillion dollar donations to charities and racial equity causes, announced Tuesday that she has... Read more ...

Israeli airstrikes target Gaza sites, first since cease-fire

Israeli airstrikes target Gaza sites, first since cease-fire

Israeli aircraft have carried out a series of airstrikes at militant sites in the Gaza Strip, the first such raids since a shaky cease-fire ended the war with Hamas militants... Read more ...

Bezos' ex-wife, MacKenzie Scott, gives millions to 2 Chicago colleges

Bezos' ex-wife, MacKenzie Scott, gives millions to 2 Chicago colleges

CHICAGO - Two Chicago educational institutions have received donations from philanthropist MacKenzie Scott, the largest gifts from a single person in their histories, officials... Read more ...

NJ companies charging high prices for snacks that come with weed ‘gifts': AG

NJ companies charging high prices for snacks that come with weed ‘gifts': AG

Several New Jersey businesses are killing the state's buzz over legalized weed by offering unlicensed cannabis products - and falsely claiming them free “gifts,” officials said. Read more ...

Tevin Biles-Thomas, Simone Biles' brother, acquitted of murder charges from...

Tevin Biles-Thomas, Simone Biles' brother, acquitted of murder charges from 2018 shooting

Tevin Biles-Thomas, the brother of Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles,was acquitted of murder charges against him in a retrial on Tuesday, court records show. Read more ...

James Harden's surprise return for Game 5 won't be forgotten

James Harden's surprise return for Game 5 won't be forgotten

James Harden, despite a nagging hamstring injury, wasn't about to let Kevin Durant go it alone in Game 5. Read more ...