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In new migrant standoff, Italy's Salvini blocks two NGO boats

Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini said on Tuesday he was working to prevent two rescue ships operated by French and Spanish charities from bringing more than 500 migrants to Italy in the latest Mediterranean stand-off....

In new migrant standoff, Italy's Salvini blocks two NGO boats

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| Italy's Salvini faces two-boat migrant rescue standoff A fresh standoff brewed Saturday between charity rescue vessels and Italy's far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini after two boats carrying shipwrecked migrants arrived off the coast of Lampedusa ...
09:00, 07/07/2019

Salvini’s Standoff at Sea Highlights Italy’s War on Rescue Ships The interior minister, who may bring down the government and force new elections, finds another opportunity to score political points over migration....
00:42, 08/17/2019

The Latest: Migrant boats intercepted in English Channel ROME (AP) — The Latest on migration to Europe (all times local): 5:20 p.m. British and French authorities have stopped 29 migrants who tried to cross the English Channel is three small boats over the ...
18:56, 05/19/2019

Italy seeks fresh migrant clampdown as more boats arrive Italy's government plans to throw more resources into its fight against boat migrants, an official said on Tuesday, as the number of new arrivals gathers speed, putting pressure on Interior Minister M...
13:42, 07/09/2019

Morocco stops 3 migrant boats, arrests 40 on border fence RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Moroccan authorities have stopped boats carrying 117 sub-Saharan migrants from crossing to Europe and arrested 40 people trying to scale a fence into Spain’s North African ...
17:56, 05/13/2019

Italy to fine migrant rescue boats without OK to enter ports ROME (AP) — Italy’s populist government has approved stiff fines for migrant rescue boats that defy orders to stay out of Italian waters. Interior Minister Matteo Salvini said Tuesday after a Ca...
22:00, 06/11/2019

Italy's Salvini allows unaccompanied minors off migrant ship After more than two weeks, Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini has allowed 27 minors off a migrant rescue vessel. Others on board have not been authorized to leave the boat....
19:14, 08/17/2019

Italian minister Salvini closes migrant center in Sicily Italy’s hard-line interior minister has closed a migrant center in Sicily that he says was the largest in Europe as he underlined the decrease in migrant arrivals since he took over a year ago...
18:28, 07/09/2019

German rescue captain to sue Italy's Salvini over migrant comments The German captain of a migrant rescue ship will sue Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini for defamation, her lawyer said on Friday, intensifying the battle of wills between the charity worker and...
20:00, 07/05/2019

Second migrant rescue boat defies Salvini and docks in Italy Mediterranea’s Italian-flagged Alex arrives in Lampedusa with 41 shipwrecked migrantsA charity rescue vessel brought 41 shipwrecked migrants into port in Lampedusa on Saturday, the second boat to defy...
21:14, 07/06/2019

Europe brokers deal to end Ocean Viking migrant standoff Six EU countries have agreed to take in 356 migrants stranded at sea for two weeks aboard the Ocean Viking rescue vessel, ending the latest standoff over migration to Europe across the Mediterranean....
15:14, 08/23/2019

Charity suggests plane could resolve migrant boat standoff A charity suggested chartering a plane to fly to Spain 107 migrants blocked off the coast of Italy aboard its boat, to end a stalemate with the Italian interior minister, who won’t let private rescue ...
20:14, 08/19/2019

Hungary's Orban inches closer to Salvini-led anti-migrant EU bloc Hungary's Viktor Orban has sent his clearest signal yet that his party may split with Europe's main conservative group and join an anti-immigrant, nationalist bloc led by Italy's Matteo Salvini in the...
04:00, 05/03/2019

Migrant rescue ship heads towards Italian port in defiance of Salvini The migrant rescue ship Alan Kurdi is making its way towards the Italian port of Lampedusa despite a warning from the country's far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini that it is closed, the NGO Se...
19:56, 07/06/2019

Italian court allows migrant ship to dock. But Salvini says he will 'deny the landing.' An Italian court ruled Wednesday that a ship carrying 147 rescued migrants should be allowed to dock in Italy -- in defiance of a ban by Italy's far right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini....
02:28, 08/15/2019

Italy's Matteo Salvini shuts what was Europe's biggest migrant center The Italian interior minister toured the Sicilian center with politicians and reporters, calling it a haven for drugs, prostitution and violence. Salvini has said he wants to deploy military ships to ...
20:56, 07/09/2019

Italy's Salvini labeled 'dangerous' and 'racist' by migrant ship captain Carole Rackete says she is concerned about the rhetoric used by Italian interior minister Matteo Salvini over the migrant rescue crisis. The German captain was arrested after forcing her ship into an ...
18:16, 07/06/2019

Italy’s Salvini calls for ‘tough response’ to UN after it criticizes migrant policy Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini is calling for a “tough response” to the United Nations, and hinting that Italy may reassess its contributions after the body after it criticized Italy’s p...
22:14, 05/29/2019

Migrant rescue ship defies Salvini's ban to enter Italian port Sea-Watch captain plans disembarking at Lampedusa island after two-week standoffAfter a two-week stand-off with Italian authorities a ship carrying 42 migrants has reached the Sicilian island of Lampe...
21:14, 06/26/2019

Italy's Matteo Salvini wants hefty fines for migrant rescue vessels Italian far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini's latest crackdown on rescue vessels in the Mediterranean Sea includes draconian sanctions for every migrant taken on board. Michele Bertelli reports...
07:56, 05/18/2019

27 unaccompanied minors will be allowed to get off a migrant ship in Italy after far-right Salvini loosens his ban The 27 unaccompanied minors on board the Open Arms, a humanitarian ship carrying 147 rescued migrants, will be allowed to disembark in Italy, after a bitter standoff between Italian Prime Minister Giu...
01:56, 08/18/2019

German captain becomes anti-populist heroine in Italy migrant standoff The young German captain of a migrant-rescue ship stranded off Italy dismissed threats of arrest and personal criticism from the country's far right interior minister on Friday, saying her main priori...
16:56, 06/28/2019

Italian authorities arrest captain of migrant rescue ship ending standoff Italian authorities arrested the captain of a migrant rescue vessel Saturday morning after it docked into a port off the Lampedusa island, ending a more than a two-week standoff....
22:56, 06/29/2019

Activists block ICE headquarters in standoff to protest immigration policy, migrant detention Federal authorities arrested at least 11 Jewish activists and immigration rights activists who blocked entrances and exits to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) headquarters in Washington ...
06:28, 07/17/2019

Ocean Viking rescue ship awaits port access in latest migrant standoff Two charities running rescue missions in the Mediterranean Sea have said Italy has ignored requests to allow their ship to bring 356 migrants ashore, exposing Europe's latest failure to deal with Afri...
21:14, 08/22/2019

Carola Rackete: Nearly £1m raised to help migrant rescue ship captain arrested after police standoff More than £889,000 ( €1million) has been raised to help the captain of a migrant rescue ship who was arrested after a two-week standoff with Italian officials....
16:42, 07/01/2019

Border police respond to 'record' number of migrant boats arriving off Kent and Sussex coasts The UK Border Force has said it is responding to a "record" number of incidents following reports of boats carrying migrants arriving off the Kent coast....
17:42, 06/01/2019

Migrant ship captain arrested after entering Italian port, ending weeks-long standoff Italian police have arrested the captain of a rescue ship carrying dozens of migrants rescued near Libya, after a weeks-long standoff between the vessel and authorities came to a climax off the island...
13:56, 06/29/2019

Autonomous boats can target and latch onto each other The city of Amsterdam envisions a future where fleets of autonomous boats cruise its many canals to transport goods and people, collect trash, or self-assemble into floating stages and bridges. To fur...
06:42, 06/05/2019

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...
11:56, 08/04/2019

Imam jailed for getting boats for migrants in France PARIS (AP) — A French court has convicted an Iranian Kurdish imam living in France for furnishing rubber boats to migrants trying to cross the English Channel. The court in the northern city of Boulog...
18:56, 06/04/2019

Mediterranean will be 'sea of blood' without rescue boats, UN warns Refugee agency says risk of people dying attempting crossing is at its highestThe risk of migrants and refugees becoming shipwrecked in the Mediterranean and dying at sea is the highest it has ever be...
14:28, 06/09/2019

UK eco-activists banned from using boats in street protests Climate-change activists Extinction Rebellion have been banned from using their trademark boats in the last of a series of Summer protests on Friday....
15:28, 07/19/2019

Company says it was told duck boats were OK before sinking BRANSON, Mo. (AP) — An entertainment company that owned a duck boat that sank on a Missouri lake last summer is disputing that an independent inspector told it that its vehicles did not comply with a ...
20:56, 05/11/2019

Philippines: At least 7 dead, 31 rescued after boats capsize 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...
14:56, 08/03/2019

Malta rescues 216 migrants from 2 boats in Mediterranean Sea VALLETTA, Malta — Maltese authorities say they have rescued 216 migrants aboard two dinghies in distress in the Mediterranean Sea near Malta. The migrants were rescued Friday night by the Armed Forces...
01:00, 05/26/2019

Cannonball! Yelich pelts boats in Derby practice Christian Yelich put on a show in a practice session for the Home Run Derby on Friday afternoon, with balls raining down on boats in the Allegheny River in Pittsburgh....
08:15, 07/06/2019

U.S. Officials Say Iran Has Removed Missile Threat From Some Boats Missiles have been unloaded from at least two small boats in Iranian waters, a move that American officials said could help defuse a brewing confrontation....
23:14, 05/23/2019

U.S. Spent Two Weeks on Edge Over Iran's Missile Boats For two weeks in May, the U.S. military shadowed two Iranian commercial boats sailing around the Persian Gulf as policy makers in Washington and Tehran traded threats and taunts. Here is how it played...
15:14, 06/06/2019

Police boats move in on Greenpeace North Sea oil rig protest Third climate activist charged with disorderly conduct as occupation enters fifth dayAnother Greenpeace activist who boarded a North Sea oil rig off Inverness has appeared in court charged with disord...
20:14, 06/13/2019

Man missing after boats collide on eastern Missouri river OLD MONROE, Mo. (AP) — Search crews are looking for an eastern Missouri man after two boats collided on a river in eastern Missouri. The accident happened around 7 p.m. Monday on the Cuivre River near...
16:42, 05/28/2019

Trump-era economy: A rising tide is lifting all boats The central theme of Democratic campaigns this year is that American capitalism doesn’t work for the working man, and so we need to replace it, or at least dramatically reshape our economy. These folk...
09:00, 05/06/2019

Iranian boats reportedly tried to seize British oil tanker Tensions between the UK and Iran escalated in the Persian Gulf on Wednesday when five Iranian ships apparently attempted to seize a British oil tanker. The UK-flagged tanker British Heritage was cross...
04:56, 07/11/2019

SF housing crunch sending some residents to live on boats San Francisco’s twin crises of housing and homelessness are reaching a tipping point, forcing some residents to move to makeshift boats and barges, forming floating tent cities, due to a lack of affor...
23:14, 05/17/2019

U.S. Officials Say Iran Has Removed Missile Threat From Boats Missiles have been unloaded from at least two small boats in Iranian waters, a move that American officials said could help defuse a brewing confrontation....
01:56, 05/18/2019

Britain says three Iranian boats tried to block its ship in Gulf Three Iranian vessels attempted to block the passage of a ship, the British Heritage, through the Strait of Hormuz, but withdrew after warnings from a British warship, the British government said on T...
09:00, 07/11/2019

Some San Franciscans now living on the bay as housing crunch sends them to boats, barges San Francisco’s twin crises of housing and homelessness are reaching a tipping point, forcing some residents to move to makeshift boats and barges, forming floating tent cities, due to a lack of affor...
13:56, 05/17/2019

Iranian boats harass British tanker in the Gulf: US officials Five boats believed to belong to Iranian Revolutionary Guards approached a British oil tanker in the Gulf on Wednesday and asked it to stop in Iranian waters close by, but withdrew after a British war...
06:00, 07/11/2019

Iranian boats 'harass' British oil tanker in Strait of Hormuz US official says five Iranian Revolutionary Guards boats approached a tanker and asked it to stop but withdrew after warning from British warshipFive boats believed to belong to Iranian Revolutionary ...
07:14, 07/11/2019

Japan pushes 300 North Korean boats out of fishing grounds TOKYO (AP) — The Japanese coast guard says its patrol boats have been pushing back hundreds of North Korean boats trying to poach in fishing grounds rich with squid off Japan’s northern coast. C...
08:28, 06/18/2019

3 Iranian Boats Tried to Block British Tanker in Persian Gulf, U.K. Says The Iranian vessels only turned away after receiving “verbal warnings” from a British Navy vessel accompanying a commercial vessel, the government said in a statement....
09:56, 07/11/2019

Iranian boats 'harass' British tanker in the Gulf: U.S. officials Five boats believed to belong to Iranian Revolutionary Guards approached a British oil tanker in the Gulf on Wednesday and asked it to stop in Iranian waters close by, but withdrew after a British war...
05:56, 07/11/2019

Iranian Boats Tried to Block British Tanker in Persian Gulf, U.K. Says The Iranian vessels only turned away after receiving warnings from a British Navy ship accompanying a commercial tanker, the government said in a statement....
10:56, 07/11/2019

British oil tanker in the Gulf ‘harassed’ by Iranian boats: U.S. officials The incident occurred almost a week after British Royal Marines boarded an Iranian tanker, Grace 1, off Gibraltar and seized it on suspicion that it was breaking sanctions by taking oil to Syria....
06:56, 07/11/2019

Fmr CIA chief of station: 'Encouraging' that Iran is unloading missiles from its boats Iran's decision to remove missiles from two of its boats indicated the rogue nation was de-escalating tensions surrounding its nuclear program, former CIA Chief of Station Daniel Hoffman said on Satur...
22:00, 05/18/2019

Thomasina Miers’ recipe for courgette and lamb boats | The simple fix This dish will get the kids slicing, stirring and seasoning to their hearts’ contentWhen it comes to developing children’s palates, I have come to a few conclusions. The more you involve them in the c...
13:14, 05/27/2019

Dozens of migrants feared dead after boats capsize off Libya Libya’s coast guard says dozens of Europe-bound migrants are missing and feared drowned after the rubber boats they were traveling on capsized in the Mediterranean Sea...
17:00, 07/25/2019

Boats and beach huts: a family holiday on Denmark’s Ærø island A Danish camping break … with three generations under canvas. It may not sound fun but this picturesque island makes it a memorable escape from ‘reality’There’s a thrill attached to going somewhere by...
08:00, 08/22/2019

LGBT pride parade in Amsterdam features boats as floats Tens of thousands of spectators are lining one of Amsterdam’s main canals to watch a flotilla of decorated boats make their way through the historic waterway as part of the Dutch capital’s nine-day pr...
17:14, 08/03/2019

Iranian boats unsuccessfully try to seize British tanker in the Gulf: U.S. official Five boats believed to belong to Iranian Revolutionary Guards approached a British oil tanker in the Gulf on Wednesday and asked it to stop in Iranian waters close by, but withdrew after a British war...
01:56, 07/11/2019

The U.S. Navy’s Next Submarines Will Be Drone-Carrying Super Special Forces Boats The Navy’s next tranche of attack submarines will control unmanned undersea vehicles and deploy SEAL commandos, according to U.S. Naval Institute News. The shift reflects the Navy’s broad shift toward...
01:28, 05/18/2019

Beluga whale in mystery harness harasses Norwegian boats – video Marine specialists believe this white beluga whale filmed approaching fishing boats in Norway could have received military-grade training by the Russian navy. The whale, which was first sighted near t...
18:14, 05/01/2019

Choppers, Boats To Rescue Hundreds Stuck On Train Near Mumbai After Rain Two military helicopters and six boats of the National Disaster Response Force were sent in to rescue as many as 700 people stranded on board a passenger train about 70 km out of Mumbai on Saturday......
12:00, 07/27/2019

Iranian Boats "Harass" British Tanker Days After UK Seized Their Ship Five boats believed to belong to Iranian Revolutionary Guards approached a British oil tanker in the Gulf on Wednesday and asked it to stop in Iranian waters close by, but withdrew after a British......
11:14, 07/11/2019

Up to 150 migrants feared dead as boats capsize in Mediterranean Sea off Libyan coast Two boats carrying approximately 300 migrants from Libya to Europe capsized in the Mediterranean Sea on Thursday and the country's coast guard and the U.N. refugee agency believe that as many as 150 o...
03:56, 07/26/2019

Choppers, Boats Rescue Hundreds From Train Stuck Near Mumbai After Rain Two military helicopters and six boats of the National Disaster Response Force were sent in to rescue as many as 700 people stranded on board a passenger train about 60 km out of Mumbai on Saturday......
13:28, 07/27/2019

‘€1 million’ fines for rescue boats prompts UN concern for future sea operations A move by Italian lawmakers to impose fines of up to €1 million on vessels and organizations carrying out search and rescue operations off the country’s coastline, sparked a new warning on Tuesday fro...
17:28, 08/06/2019

Bikinis, Boats & Tequila! See Kourtney & Khloe Kardashian Party It Up in Turks & Caicos Sisters not saints! It's only mid-April in this clip from Keeping Up With the Kardashians' upcoming 17th season, but hot girl summer is already in full swing. Courtesy of......
17:14, 07/28/2019

Iran fast-boats preventing towing of damaged Altair tanker: source Iranian military fast-boats in the Gulf of Oman are preventing two privately owned tug boats from towing away an oil tanker damaged in attacks on Thursday, a U.S. official said on Friday, speaking on ...
20:14, 06/14/2019

Iran's Fast Boats and Mines Bring Guerrilla Tactics to Persian Gulf A U.S. conclusion that Iran was behind recent strikes on oil tankers has reignited concern about Iran’s ability to wage guerrilla warfare in one of the world’s most vital waterways....
12:28, 05/30/2019

Japan resumes commercial whaling for the first time in 31 years as boats leave ports for hunts TOKYO (AP) — Japan resumes commercial whaling for the first time in 31 years as boats leave ports for hunts....
03:28, 07/01/2019

Libya’s Coastguard Recovers Dozens of Bodies of Migrants Trying to Reach Europe After Boats Capsized (CAIRO) — Libya’s coast guard recovered dozens of bodies of Europe-bound migrants who perished at sea as search operations continued Friday, a day after up to 150 people, including women a...
20:14, 07/26/2019

Iranian boats fail to seize British tanker; U.S. threatens sanctions over enriching uranium Hours after Iran warned Britain there would be consequences for seizing one of its oil tankers on route to Syria, five Iranian military gunboats unsuccessfully attempted to detain a British oil tanker...
08:00, 07/11/2019

Basketball, castles and river boats: A look inside Huawei’s sprawling, Europe-inspired campus in China The campus design drew inspiration from around the world, with 12 sections based on architectural traditions from different countries, including France and Italy....
05:00, 05/17/2019

Iranian IRGC boats tried, failed to seize British oil tanker in Persian Gulf, senior US defense official says Five Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps gunboats tried to seize a British oil tanker in the Persian Gulf Wednesday but backed off after a British warship approached, a senior U.S. defense offic...
03:28, 07/11/2019

Iranian Revolutionary Guard boats tried to seize British oil tanker in Strait of Hormuz, senior US defense official says Five Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps gunboats tried to seize a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz Wednesday but backed off after a British warship approached, a senior U.S. defense o...
20:00, 07/11/2019

What Salvini and Le Pen Get Wrong About Europe Brussels isn’t totally in thrall to elite interests. Its initiatives on corporate tax avoidance, tech regulation, and climate change all have the popular touch....
14:28, 05/21/2019

Italian politicians try to keep election, Salvini, at bay Some Italian political leaders are trying for a deal that could keep at bay elections and Matteo Salvini, the right-wing leader who’s rising in popularity...
15:42, 08/21/2019

Salvini wants Italy to be 'first' US ally in Europe Italy's populist deputy leader was keen to highlight his "shared vision" with President Trump during a visit to Washington. Salvini met Vice President Pence during the unusally high-level trip for an ...
04:42, 06/18/2019

Italy's Salvini angered as 47 migrants land despite his ban Italy's hard-line interior minister is reacting with anger after migrants rescued by a humanitarian ship landed on Italy's southern island of Lampedusa despite his explicit ban....
10:28, 05/20/2019

Italy’s Salvini pushes for a new election over deadlocks Italy faced a government crisis as Interior Minister Matteo Salvini of the right-wing League party called for a new election, saying his party’s coalition with the populist 5-Star Movement had clearly...
23:00, 08/08/2019

Italy’s Salvini angered as 47 migrants land despite his ban The Sea-Watch humanitarian group says all of the migrants it rescued off Libya last week have been allowed to land on the southern island of Lampedusa...
10:00, 05/20/2019

The Latest: Italy’s Salvini calls for a new election soon Italy is facing a government crisis with Interior Minister Matteo Salvini of the right-wing League party calling for a new election and urging Italy’s president to verify in parliament that the govern...
21:28, 08/08/2019

Salvini says he wants pre-Maastricht EU rules, ahead of far-right rally Italy's hardline Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini has told CNN that European Union rules are creating "full-on unemployment" and he wants to go back to pre-Maastricht Treaty rules....
17:56, 05/18/2019

Italy’s PM: Salvini ‘obsessed’ with blocking migrants at sea A Spanish aid boat with 147 rescued migrants aboard was anchored near a tiny southern Italian island Thursday while Italy’s interior and defense ministers sparred over their fate...
23:56, 08/15/2019

Salvini pledges ‘shock’ proposals before EU elections MILAN (AP) — Italian vice premier Matteo Salvini is pledging new “shock” proposals to relaunch Italy’s economy during a campaign rally for next week’s European Parliament elect...
16:14, 05/17/2019

Italy's Salvini slams Sea-Watch incident as 'an act of war' The crew of the Sea-Watch rescue ship committed "an act of war" by ramming a police boat to enter port, Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini said. German captain Carola Rackete reportedly apologiz...
03:56, 06/30/2019

Italy's Salvini says EU vote will lead to big changes in Europe This month's European Parliament election will shake up the continent, leading to a relaxation of budget rules and influencing the choice of the next central bank chief, Italian Deputy Prime Minister ...
18:56, 05/17/2019

Italian politicians launch bid to keep new elections, Salvini at bay Worried about the possibility of far-right leader Matteo Salvini taking power, Italy's main opposition party opened the door on talks to form a new government, but it warned that "loyal membership" to...
02:00, 08/22/2019

Italy's Salvini says nothing should change in government after EU vote Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Monday nothing should change in the coalition government after his League party overtook its partner, the 5-Star Movement, in the European parliamentary el...
01:56, 05/27/2019

Italy not thinking about leaving euro - Salvini The leader of Italy's League Matteo Salvini, who this week pulled the plug on his own governing coalition and called for a snap election, said on Saturday leaving the euro was not an option on the tab...
18:00, 08/10/2019

Italy's Salvini says elections still possible after summer break Italy still has time to dissolve parliament and go to elections after the summer break, Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini told daily Il Corriere della Sera....
07:56, 07/18/2019

Italy's Salvini says will submit no-confidence vote The Italian far-right League party of Matteo Salvini says it will submit a no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte. The party hopes to force the collapse of the coalition government...
16:28, 08/09/2019

Italy's Salvini warns against 5-Star/PD government Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini, leader of the far-right League party, said on Friday that any attempt to install a new ruling coalition would be unacceptable and reiterated his calls for...
13:28, 08/09/2019

Women photobomb Matteo Salvini with same-sex kiss Pair protest over Italian deputy PM’s backing for US Christian right group Two Sicilian women have photobombed Italy’s anti-LGBT and far-right interior minister, Matteo Salvini, with a same-sex kiss.D...
20:56, 05/03/2019

Italian PM resigns with attack on 'opportunist' Salvini Giuseppe Conte tells Italian Senate that far-right leader has triggered political crisis to serve his own interestsItaly and Salvini face uncertainty after PM’s resignationGiuseppe Conte has resigned ...
20:56, 08/20/2019

Macron vs. Salvini: Two leaders face off over EU’s future France’s pro-EU president and the leader of Italy’s euroskeptic, far-right movement are jockeying for the role of chief powerbroker on the continent after elections to the European Parliament hollowed...
19:14, 05/27/2019

First cracks appear in Matteo Salvini's charge to be Italy's PM Former coalition partner M5S and opposition could unite to scupper far-right leader’s plansThis time last week the Italian far-right leader, Matteo Salvini, seemed invincible. His League party had man...
20:00, 08/14/2019

Salvini proclaims Italy to be Washington's best EU ally Italy is the United States' most reliable ally in Europe, Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Monday, keen to present himself as a strong, trustworthy statesman during a flying visit to Washi...
02:28, 06/18/2019

Philadelphia police in standoff with gunman Several Philadelphia police officers have been injured in an active shooter situation, Sgt. Eric Gripp tweeted Wednesday afternoon.        ...
01:42, 08/15/2019

BUZZ-U.S. stocks weekly: Standoff ** S&P 500 drops 0.8% on the week as China's aggressive stance in trade war with U.S. weighs ** At first support came under fire, but then oversold levels led to a bounce ** That bounce exten...
00:56, 05/18/2019

Philadelphia gunman in custody after standoff A gunman who opened fire on police Wednesday as they were serving a drug warrant in Philadelphia, wounding six officers is in police custody, after a long standoff.       ...
19:28, 08/15/2019

Lebanon lawmaker in violent standoff with ex-son-in-law A leaked police report says a Lebanese lawmaker from the Hezbollah group and a dozen gunmen attempted to storm a police station following a family dispute involving a high-speed car chase...
20:00, 07/14/2019

One person arrested after standoff with police TUCSON – The Tucson Police Department has made an arrest after a standoff situation that occurred Tuesday morning on the southeast side. An adult male was taken into custody at 6:26 p.m. Tuesday...
05:28, 06/26/2019

Spider-Man is out of the MCU thanks to Sony/Disney standoff Enlarge / "Mr. Feige, I don't feel so good." Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige will not be producing the next two Spider-Man films with Sony Pictures. (credit: Aurich Lawson / Marvel / Getty) Dea...
06:00, 08/21/2019

Swimming pools, RVs, farms and boats: Peer-to-peer rentals take cues from Airbnb There are now peer-to-peer rental companies that let you rent out private pools, jets, boats and outdoor recreation in an Airbnb-fashion.        ...
14:14, 06/04/2019

Italy's government will not remain idle on Carige - Salvini The Italian government will not remain passive if no market solution materialises for struggling regional bank Carige, Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini told Reuters on Friday. A rescue deal for Ca...
16:56, 05/17/2019

Italy's far-right Salvini moves to round up Roma, Sinti Interior Minister Salvini has asked regional officials to draw up maps of "illegal settlements." Non-Italians are to be sent back to their countries of origin....
23:00, 07/16/2019

Italy will stick to 'mini-BOT' plan unless someone has a better idea: Salvini Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Tuesday Rome would press ahead with a plan to settle overdue state payments by issuing mini-bills unless a better solution was put forward....
11:28, 06/18/2019

Salvini vows to unite EU populists yet lacks partners Italy’s victorious right-wing populist leader, Matteo Salvini, says the European elections have created “a new geography” of anti-elite sentiment in the EU, but he is struggling to form a bloc...
14:56, 05/28/2019

Salvini's Promises Raise New Questions for Italian Economy The next Italian government is likely to be led by Matteo Salvini, whose apparent willingness to run bigger budget deficits raises the risk of a clash with the EU and a rocky period for markets....
22:56, 08/12/2019

Italy: Salvini and Di Maio deny government crisis Both of Italy's populist deputy prime ministers have rejected claims that their coalition is on the brink of collapse. Luigi di Maio nevertheless called for immediate talks to address the coalition's ...
15:00, 07/19/2019

Italy's Salvini says need to change 'defeated' EU budget rules Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Tuesday European Union budget rules should be changed because they were rejected by voters in European parliamentary elections....
21:00, 05/28/2019

Italy's Matteo Salvini Says Government Is Finished, Wants Elections The leader of Italy's ruling League party, Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini, declared the governing coalition to be unworkable on Thursday after months of internal bickering and said the only way....
02:42, 08/09/2019

Italy's Salvini says China cannot be in control of sensitive data Italians must retain control of sensitive data, such as their personal finances or health conditions, and prevent an undemocratic country like China from gaining access, Italian Deputy Prime Minister ...
12:42, 05/20/2019

Italy's Catholic establishment faults Salvini for rosary Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini is defending his invocation of God at a political rally, after Italy's Catholic establishment criticized it as a cynical exploitation of faith ahead of Europea...
23:28, 05/20/2019

Italy's Salvini says coalition with 5 Star back on track Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Wednesday Italy's government was back on track after a slew of building projects were approved, indicating he had dropped a threat to bring down the coalit...
17:28, 07/24/2019

Italy's Salvini says coalition government won't change after EU election Matteo Salvini, Italy's deputy prime minister, denied he will look to change a coalition agreement in Rome if his Lega party performs well at this weekend's EU elections....
00:28, 05/22/2019

Italy's Salvini says government will not collapse after EU vote: paper Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Wednesday that the government will not collapse after European parliament elections on May 26, seeking to quell fears of an imminent political cris...
07:56, 05/22/2019

Salvini has been 'following' Trump's immigration policies, but he will not separate children Italy's Matteo Salvini tells Christiane Amanpour that he has been "following closely" the US "approach against illegal migration" but added that separating children from their parents is where he woul...
19:14, 06/14/2019

Italy’s Catholic establishment faults Salvini for rosary ROME (AP) — Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini is defending his invocation of God at a political rally, after Italy’s Catholic establishment criticized it as a cynical exploitation of fait...
18:28, 05/20/2019

Italy's Salvini says budget deficit must not fall in 2020 Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Tuesday that Italy must not reduce its budget deficit next year as a proportion of gross domestic product, in order to allow space to cut taxes and stimula...
21:00, 08/06/2019

Italy’s Salvini positions himself as Europe’s populist leader Salvini was joined by 10 other nationalist leaders, including include far-right leaders Marine Le Pen of France’s National Rally party and Joerg Meuthen of the Alternative for Germany party during a p...
23:28, 05/18/2019

Link between Italy's Salvini and Hungary's Orban downplayed A top aide to Hungary's prime minister says he sees only a "slight possibility" that Viktor Orban's Fidesz Party will link up with Italy's Matteo Salvini in a coalition in the European Parliament....
18:28, 05/30/2019

Italy PM Conte says Salvini must explain why he is sinking government Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Thursday that the leader of the ruling League party, Matteo Salvini, must explain to Italians why he wants to bring down the coalition government....
01:00, 08/09/2019

Salvini wants to lead Italy. He may be about to get the chance | Maurizio Molinari A dangerous new phase in Italy’s populist drama is beginning, with the nationalist League set on devouring its coalition partnerWe are witnessing the beginning of act two in the drama of Italian popul...
17:56, 08/18/2019

Italy’s Salvini leads Europe’s ethnonationalist surge The Italian deputy prime minister is at the vanguard of the continent's ascendant far right ahead of next week's elections for the European Parliament....
07:56, 05/16/2019

| Italy in limbo after PM Conte attacks Salvini and resigns Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said Tuesday he would resign, lashing out at far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini for pursuing his own interests by pulling the plug on the government coali...
02:00, 08/21/2019

Italy's Prime Minister attacks Salvini and resigns Italy's Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte resigned on Tuesday, effectively averting a no-confidence vote tabled by the far-right League party's leader Matteo Salvini....
22:56, 08/20/2019

Italian PM resigns, denounces Salvini for sinking government Italy's prime minister resigned on Tuesday after launching a blistering attack on his own interior minister, Matteo Salvini, accusing him of sinking the ruling coalition and endangering the economy fo...
23:14, 08/20/2019

Suspect in Philadelphia shooting standoff taken into custody A suspect was taken into custody early on Thursday after a seven-hour armed standoff at a Philadelphia home in which six police officers were wounded in a barrage of bullets....
13:56, 08/15/2019

Tension grows between U.S. and Russia over Venezuela standoff The United States and Russia traded warnings against interfering in Venezuela on Wednesday, a day after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accused Moscow of stopping President Nicolas Maduro from lea...
21:14, 05/01/2019

Spider-Man is out of the MCU thanks to Sony/Disney standoff [Updated] Enlarge / "Mr. Feige, I don't feel so good." Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige will not be producing the next two Spider-Man films with Sony Pictures. (credit: Aurich Lawson / Marvel / Getty) Upd...
04:00, 08/22/2019

Domestic violence investigation turns into standoff TUCSON – Police are working to resolve a standoff situation early Tuesday morning that started Monday night. The Tucson Police Department started investigating a domestic violence incident Monday nigh...
18:14, 06/25/2019

BMW's new $1B factory caught in Trump's Mexican standoff President Trump’s vow to impose a 5 percent tariff on Mexican goods comes just in time to hit exports from a $1 billion BMW Group factory that opens in the country next week....
05:14, 06/01/2019

At least 6 police officers shot in Philadelphia standoff Six police officers were shot during a wild gun battle in Philadelphia on Wednesday afternoon — sparking a massive, hours-long standoff that was still going on as of 7 p.m., according to officia...
01:42, 08/15/2019

Man accused of standoff, trooper’s shooting indicted MCKINNEY, Texas (AP) — A man accused of shooting a Texas state trooper while fleeing a suburban Dallas traffic stop has been indicted on multiple counts that could, if he’s convicted, send him t...
02:14, 05/31/2019

Iran-UK tanker standoff: What is the next step for Britain? After Iran seized a UK-flagged tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, the UK is looking for a diplomatic way forward. But if Tehran refuses to negotiate, London will have to consider taking a harder line....
14:00, 07/23/2019

Here’s how the House’s standoff with William Barr could escalate Attorney General William Barr has until Monday morning to follow House Democrats’ orders to reveal the redacted parts of the Mueller Report — or else. But what “or else” entails remains an open questi...
04:56, 05/05/2019

Man accused of standoff, trooper's shooting indicted A man accused of shooting a Texas state trooper while fleeing a suburban Dallas traffic stop has been indicted on multiple counts that could, if he's convicted, send him to prison for life....
08:14, 05/31/2019

Suspect in Philadelphia police standoff taken into custody Police said they took into custody early on Thursday the suspect in a seven-hour shooting standoff in a north Philadelphia home that left six officers wounded after a barrage of bullets....
10:56, 08/15/2019

Italy's Salvini says citizen's income scheme needs reviewing: paper Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Wednesday the citizen's income scheme introduced earlier this year would need reviewing if the League won elections....
09:01, 08/14/2019

Italy’s Salvini bows to pressure to respond on Russia report Deputy Premier Matteo Salvini has bowed to days of pressure and agreed to respond to questions in Parliament about allegations an associate sought Russian money for Salvini’s pro-Moscow League party...
15:14, 07/16/2019

Italy's Salvini angers Conte by muscling into budget debate Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini met leading economic players on Monday to discuss the forthcoming 2020 budget, angering Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, who accused him of trespassing onto his own ...
15:14, 07/15/2019

Same-sex selfie kiss kickstarts Matteo Salvini photobomb protest Far-right Italian deputy is hounded by photobombers after image goes viralWhen two Sicilian women shared a kiss on 26 April, they kickstarted a “selfie-guerrilla’’ photobomb protest against Italy’s fa...
19:42, 05/11/2019

Opinion: Salvini's lust for power puts Italy on brink Interior Minister Matteo Salvini and his League's coalition with the 5-Star movement was only ever a means to an end. His inexorable rise to the top spells more bad news for Italy and the EU, says DW'...
13:42, 08/21/2019

Hungary suspends court reform that worried EU, shuns Salvini Hungary unexpectedly announced the indefinite suspension of a new administrative court system on Thursday, backtracking on a reform that had raised concerns over judicial independence....
15:28, 05/30/2019

‘Matteo Salvini must be stopped’: Renzi’s back, but can the ex-PM save Italy? As political turmoil grips Rome, the former prime minister tells the Observer of his mission to thwart a far-right takeoverHis energetic stint at the helm of Italy’s government was brought to a judder...
02:42, 08/18/2019

Italy's Salvini suffers a setback in bid to topple government quickly Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini failed to force a no-confidence vote in parliament this week. Salvini is aiming for fresh elections, to capitalize on his right-wing League party's soaring pop...
20:28, 08/14/2019

Italy's Salvini pulls plug on government, calls for elections The leader of Italy's ruling League party, Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini, declared the governing coalition to be unworkable on Thursday after months of internal bickering and said the only way ...
01:00, 08/09/2019

No beach bum: Salvini's populist seaside gambit stymies critics Italians take their August beach holidays very seriously and politicians traditionally avoid disturbing them for fear of losing votes. But Matteo Salvini has little time for tradition and nowhere is ...
21:14, 08/09/2019

Matteo Salvini: vote for nationalists to stop European caliphate Italy’s deputy PM says far right must make European election gains to prevent ‘sad ending’Matteo Salvini, Italy’s most powerful politician, has said Europe will become an “Islamic caliphate” unless na...
22:00, 05/02/2019

Italy's left protest movement buoyed by Salvini setback The Italian government has avoided snap elections pushed by Interior Minister Matteo Salvini, for now. Activists protesting his anti-immigrant politics welcomed the news but said Italy must hold the f...
02:00, 08/22/2019

Italy's Salvini prefers transportation group as Alitalia partner Deputy Italian Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Friday an infrastructure or transportation group would be his preferred partner for troubled carrier Alitalia....
20:00, 06/14/2019

Hungarian leader Orban, Italy’s Salvini meeting in Budapest BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary’s prime minister will host Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini in a meeting between two of Europe’s main opponents to immigration. Prime Minister Vikt...
15:14, 05/02/2019

Italy's Salvini to see Di Maio with government's fate hanging in balance Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Friday he would meet coalition partner and leader of the 5-Star Movement Luigi Di Maio amid speculation that the increasingly unwieldy government m...
14:56, 07/19/2019

Migrants disembark in Sicily as rescue ship defies Salvini Charity vessel docks in Lampedusa after two days stranded at seaForty-one migrants disembarked overnight at the port of Lampedusa, after a charity vessel that rescued them off Libya defied an attempt ...
13:28, 07/07/2019

Italy's Salvini says vote win is mandate to change EU budget rules Victory for Italy's League in European elections gives the far-right party a mandate to push through tax cuts and fight for changes to the EU's budgetary rules, its leader, Deputy Prime Minister Matte...
15:14, 05/27/2019

Italy's Salvini denies his League party took money from Russians Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini on Wednesday denied a media report that his far-right League party had sought millions of euros from Russian investors via a secret oil deal....
23:28, 07/10/2019

Italy's Salvini dismisses fears for health of stranded migrants A charity rescue ship carrying 134 migrants, mostly Africans, was stranded off the coast of Italy on Friday as a political battle in Rome stopped it from docking and even the medical conditions of tho...
23:00, 08/16/2019

| In Washington, Salvini stresses Italy's closeness to Trump administration Matteo Salvini, the far-right Italian deputy prime minister, has met with top US officials in Washington and spoke of his "closeness" to President Donald Trump's administration....
09:28, 06/18/2019

Italy’s Salvini says Merkel, Macron have ‘ruined’ the European Union Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini excoriated German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday, accusing them of having “ruined” Europe -- after Merkel said h...
21:14, 05/16/2019

'He wants power': how Salvini kept changing his message to reach his ultimate goal As Italy’s deputy PM prepares to gather Europe’s far-right in Milan those who know him fear he’s taking country down a dangerous pathNino Governale was the perfect target for the teenage Matteo Salvin...
16:56, 05/16/2019

Matteo Salvini’s Permanent Campaign Turns to European Parliament Since taking office, the hard-line Italian populist has hardly been in the office. With European Parliament elections approaching, he has gone into overdrive....
16:00, 05/16/2019

Italy's Salvini says economy minister's job could depend on tax cuts: radio Italian Economy Minister Giovanni Tria's job could be at risk if he does not show enough courage in reducing taxes next year, Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Friday....
09:56, 07/26/2019

Back me to stop Salvini: Renzi casts himself as Italy’s saviour As political turmoil grips Rome, the former prime minister tells the Observer of his mission to thwart a far-right takeoverHis energetic stint at the helm of Italy’s government was brought to a judder...
18:14, 08/17/2019

Italy's Di Maio raps Salvini over 'irresponsible' debt remarks Luigi Di Maio on Tuesday criticized a suggestion by his coalition partner Matteo Salvini that Italy could break European Union fiscal rules and increase its public debt in order to spur job creation....
20:28, 05/14/2019

Italy's Salvini accepts cutting lawmakers, if followed by instant vote Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Tuesday he would accept a proposal by ruling coalition partner the 5-Star Movement to slash the number of members of parliament, as long as electio...
22:29, 08/13/2019

Italy deputy PM Salvini urges truce in war of words over Atlantia Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini threw some support behind motorway operator Atlantia on Friday after a government partner vowed to revoke its toll-road concession, highlighting growing di...
11:28, 06/28/2019

Italy’s Salvini stakes out post as Europe’s populist leader Italy’s Matteo Salvini led a rally of right-wing populist leaders seeking historic results in next week’s European Parliament elections in their bid to transform European politics and free EU nations ...
22:42, 05/18/2019

Italy's Di Maio calls for meeting with Salvini in peace offering Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio called for a meeting on Friday with government partner and co-deputy PM Matteo Salvini in a peace offering following mutual recriminations that raised conce...
08:56, 07/19/2019

Italian PM’s threat to quit leaves ball in Salvini’s court Bickering between the League and M5S has intensified since European elections The fate of Italy’s coalition government lies with the far-right deputy prime minister, Matteo Salvini, a day after the pr...
18:56, 06/04/2019

EU says inspectors, not announcements, determine next steps in Iran standoff Facing threats from Washington and Tehran, the European Union keeps calm and claims the middle ground when it comes to the Iran nuclear deal. Despite a tight deadline, many say there's time for a dipl...
06:56, 05/09/2019

Kansas police kill man who fired shots in standoff with them WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Police in Kansas say a man who was firing gunshots inside an apartment has been shot and killed by officers after they tried to get him to surrender. Wichita Police Chief Gordon R...
19:42, 05/23/2019

Report: Raiders WR Brown sitting in helmet standoff Oakland Raiders wide receiver Antonio Brown could be sitting for almost any reason from head to toe, apparently. And if not allowed to use the helmet of his choice, Brown reportedly told the Raiders h...
08:56, 08/10/2019

Lost without CBS? There are ways to watch despite AT&T-CBS standoff on DirecTV, U-verse Millions are still without CBS after AT&T dropped it from DirecTV, DirecTV Now and U-verse. But there's still ways to watch during the carriage tiff.       ...
23:42, 07/22/2019

The Redskins are still refusing to budge in Trent Williams standoff Teammate Adrian Peterson says he doesn't know if Williams will eventually return, adding: “When you're missing the best player on the team, you're going to feel the effect of that.”...
00:28, 08/14/2019

Migrants disembark rescue ship in Italy after 19-day standoff A migrant rescue ship carrying more than 80 people was evacuated near Italy's southernmost Island on Tuesday, ending a 19-day standoff that pushed 15 passengers to jump into the sea to escape deterior...
04:56, 08/21/2019

World "Praises" Iran Over US Standoff: Hassan Rouhani President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday the world "praises" Iran over its standoff with Washington, and that the US had broken promises by abandoning a landmark nuclear deal that Tehran had continued...
13:14, 06/18/2019

Bus hijacking standoff ends after police shoot suspect Police have shot an armed man who was holding an undetermined number of passengers hostage on a bus hijacked on a bridge in Rio de Janeiro ending the standoff....
15:42, 08/20/2019

Migrants exit rescue ship in Italy after 19-day standoff More than 80 people were being evacuated from a migrant rescue ship on Tuesday, capping a drama that saw 15 passengers jump into the sea to escape deteriorating conditions aboard and spurred Spain to ...
02:00, 08/21/2019

Iranian oil tanker in standoff between UK and Iran leaves Gibraltar An Iranian oil supertanker that was seized by the UK, a move that came amid escalating tension between Tehran and the West, was released Sunday and was moving away from Gibraltar, according to local ...
15:56, 08/19/2019

Five EU states to take in Open Arms migrants, ending standoff Spain and four other EU states agreed to take in migrants stranded for weeks on the Open Arms rescue ship, EU authorities said on Wednesday, ending a prolonged standoff with the Italian government ove...
14:28, 08/21/2019

Stocks Extend Fall Amid Trade Standoff U.S. stocks slid, sending the Dow Jones Industrial Average down more than 300 points, as the fate of a trade deal between Washington and Beijing hung in the balance....
16:56, 05/09/2019

Gunman surrenders in standoff that wounded 6 Philadelphia cops Philadelphia police arrested the suspected gunman who battled cops in an hours-long standoff and shootout that left six officers wounded and another injured in a car crash, authorities said. Maurice H...
08:28, 08/15/2019

Sudan protesters tone down demands in standoff with military KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudanese protesters have toned down some of their demands in an attempt to ease tensions with the ruling military council that took over the country after ousting President Omar...
11:28, 05/03/2019

End of prison hostage standoff in France, 2 guards freed The French justice ministry says two guards have been freed after a hostage-taking by an inmate armed with a hand-made weapon at a top security French prison in Normandy....
09:56, 06/12/2019

Sudanese threaten general strike in standoff with military The organizers of Sudan’s protests have threatened of a general strike and civil disobedience as tensions with the ruling military council heightened over the makeup of a joint sovereign council...
12:00, 05/01/2019

The Latest: Captain awaits end of Italy standoff on migrants The captain of a humanitarian rescue ship says Italian law enforcement officials told her a resolution is near for 42 migrants who were rescued at sea and Italy’s populist government has refused to le...
20:14, 06/27/2019

The Latest: California car chase ends; standoff continues DOWNEY, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a car chase that ended with a shootout (all times local): 4:25 p.m. A standoff continues near Los Angeles after a car chase ended with a rolling shootout with pursu...
01:56, 05/11/2019

Kamala Harris slammed for 'politicizing' Philadelphia standoff Sen. Kamala Harris faced criticism Wednesday for promoting her campaign's gun control plan during an appearance on CNN that coincided with breaking news about the police standoff in Philadelphia in wh...
11:42, 08/15/2019

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 L...
13:00, 08/16/2019

SWAT standoff underway with man accused of shooting at N. Ky. officers CINCINNATI (WCPO) — A SWAT standoff is underway and involves a fugitive accused of  involving a fugitive accused of shooting at Kentucky police officers. According to WCPO, a standoff is underway in ...
23:28, 06/25/2019

Border aid bill faces standoff in Congress over protections WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is at a standoff over a $4.6 billion aid package for the southern border, House Democrats saying a Senate measure doesn’t go far enough to care for thousands of migran...
07:56, 06/27/2019

Nicaragua opposition says open to resuming talks on standoff Nicaragua’s political opposition says it is willing to resume dialogue with President Daniel Ortega’s government over resolving the country’s political standoff...
01:28, 07/06/2019

Barcelona, Real Madrid, And PSG Are In A Three-Way Standoff Over Neymar's Future The first Clásico of the season isn’t until the end of October, but Real Madrid and Barcelona are currently in the throes of a battle with much higher stakes than any one match. After a summer’s worth...
00:00, 08/23/2019

Iran gets diplomatic win against US in standoff over IRGC-linked oil tanker An Iranian tanker has been cleared for release by authorities in a British territory, despite U.S. warnings that the vessel has been used to support terrorism and Syrian dictator Bashar Assad....
10:42, 08/17/2019

Power play: Papal aide's manhole act angers Italy's Salvini Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini has taken aim at a Vatican cardinal who climbed into a utility manhole to restore electricity to squatters in a government-owned building, pitting Pope Francis...
19:42, 05/13/2019

Why the Italian Prime Minister’s Resignation Could Dampen Matteo Salvini’s Ambitions Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte announced his plan to resign on Tuesday, causing the collapse of the Italian government. Conte’s move is a high-stakes political maneuver intended to stop h...
00:28, 08/21/2019

Matteo Salvini embarks on 'beach tour' amid election speculation Far-right leader takes unusual step in effort to drum up support in south of countryMatteo Salvini is taking his perennial campaign to Italy’s beaches as the far-right leader seeks to whip up more sup...
07:00, 08/07/2019

Italy's Salvini says Rome should take stake in combined FCA-Renault group "if required" Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Monday the Rome government should take a stake in a combined Fiat Chrysler- Renault group if necessary, given the importance of the car sector for ...
20:14, 05/27/2019

Italy's Salvini faces mounting opposition to snap election plans The leader of Italy's far-right League, Matteo Salvini, has been met with defiance over his plans to hold a no-confidence vote. Salvini could become Italy's leader if the snap elections he wants are h...
12:00, 08/13/2019

Italy's Salvini orders ports to block ship carrying 65 migrants A ship operated by the German rescue charity "Sea Watch" rescued more than 60 migrants near Libya. Italy's far-right interior minister said he doesn't want them "getting near Italian territorial water...
23:28, 05/15/2019

Italy’s far-right interior minister, Matteo Salvini, escalates attack on judges Three magistrates singled out over their challenges to government’s hardline immigration policiesA simmering row over the rule of law and the independence of the judiciary in Italy has erupted after t...
21:56, 06/06/2019

EU could slap 3 billion euro fine on Italy for excessive debt: Salvini The European Commission could impose a 3 billion euro fine on Italy for breaking EU rules due to its rising debt and structural deficit levels, the country's Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said ...
10:28, 05/28/2019

Italy: Populists declare Salvini a 'traitor' as government collapse looms The anti-establishment, populist M5S closed ranks ahead of an upcoming no-confidence vote in parliament. They stopped short of completely cutting ties with Interior Minister Salvini's far-right League...
05:00, 08/19/2019

Italy's Salvini says Rome should take stake in combined FCA-Renault group 'if required' Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Monday the Rome government should take a stake in a combined Fiat Chrysler- Renault group if necessary, given the importance of the car sector for ...
19:00, 05/27/2019

German NGO captain seeks to block Salvini's social media accounts The German captain of a migrant rescue ship will ask magistrates to block Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini's social media accounts because he has used them to spread hate, her lawyer said on T...
19:28, 07/11/2019

Europe's far-right divided over Russia as Salvini stages pre-election rally in Milan Italy’s deputy leader gathers nationalists in Milan but pro-Russia stance leaves allies splitOn Saturday, Italy’s interior minister, Matteo Salvini, will gather nationalists from across Europe for a r...
09:14, 05/17/2019

Mediterranean rescue ship brings migrants to Italy, defying Salvini German migrant rescue ship Sea-Watch 3 is headed to the Italian island of Lampedusa with migrants on board, despite the threat of a fine. The Italian government wants the ship to dock in Germany or th...
16:56, 06/26/2019

Italy's Salvini rules out early vote, dictates policy agenda Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini on Thursday ruled out early elections, dismissing talk that he would capitalize on a triumph in European parliamentary elections to seek a power grab for h...
20:28, 05/30/2019

UPDATE 1-Italy's Salvini prefers transportation group as Alitalia partner Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Friday an infrastructure or transportation group would be his preferred partner for troubled carrier Alitalia....
20:00, 06/14/2019

Italy's League junior minister resigns after conviction, Salvini accepts Italy's League leader and Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini accepted on Thursday the resignation of a junior minister convicted for embezzlement, in a move likely to avoid a potential hurdle for th...
15:28, 05/30/2019

Italy's Salvini advocates fresh elections amid government deadlock Interior Minister Matteo Salvini said there was no longer a majority to support the government and fresh elections were necessary. Tensions have grown in Italy's populist coalition over a series of po...
21:00, 08/08/2019

Italy probes ties between Salvini's Lega party and Russia — reports Prosecutors in Milan were looking into alleged payments from Russia to Matteo Salvini's Lega party, Italian media reported. Salvini has denied taking "a rouble" from Russia and threatened to sue those...
15:42, 07/11/2019

Italy's Salvini says sees 'good signs' of government moving forward Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Wednesday he saw "good signs" that the government was moving forward in his clearest statement yet that he is not planning on quitting the coalitio...
14:42, 07/24/2019

The future of Italy's coalition government remains uncertain despite reassurances from Salvini Tensions between the two parties have heightened in recent months as the campaign for seats in the Brussels and Strasbourg-based parliament has crescendoed....
09:56, 05/22/2019

Italy's Matteo Salvini calls for fresh elections as coalition fractures Far-right leader says it is pointless continuing government with Five Star Movement Matteo Salvini, Italy’s deputy prime minister and the leader of the far-right League party, has called for a snap el...
10:42, 08/09/2019

Italy's League aims for 1 billion euro property tax cut: Deputy PM Salvini One of the partners in Italy's ruling coalition is working on scrapping a property levy in a measure that would be worth 1 billion euros ($1.1 billion) to taxpayers, Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvi...
13:28, 08/06/2019

Lexington Police In Standoff After Shots Fired On South Side LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Police in Lexington were working Sunday morning to resolve a standoff after shots were fired on the city’s south side. Authorities said the incident began after r...
14:56, 05/26/2019

Police: Man lets 3-year-old girl go, ends Nebraska standoff GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a man who’d barricaded himself and a 3-year-old girl inside a Nebraska home has surrendered. Police were called to the Grand Island home a little before...
16:00, 06/27/2019

Twitter unlocks Mitch McConnell campaign account after two-day standoff Twitter has unlocked Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s campaign account two days after it was penalized for posting a video of activists making threats against the Kentucky Republican at his ho...
02:00, 08/10/2019

BMW opens first Mexico plant as Trump tariff standoff builds BMW spent about $1 billion on the plant in north-central Mexico. It’s one of three -- the other two are in Germany and China -- that will produce the next-generation 3-series sedan for sale in the U.S...
18:42, 06/06/2019

China Charges 2 Canadians With Spying, Deepening a Political Standoff Supporters of the two men, who were detained in December, say the case amounts to retaliation for the arrest in Vancouver of a Chinese tech executive....
10:56, 05/16/2019

Boris Johnson's Rise Solidifies Brexit Standoff With Ireland It took nearly a week for new British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar to talk on the phone, and when they did on Tuesday it was to underscore a position they shared ...
21:14, 07/30/2019

Police shoot dead Brazil bus hijacker after hourslong standoff Police fatally shot an armed man holding dozens hostage on a bus since early Tuesday morning. The individual had been carrying a gun, a Taser and gasoline and had threatened to set the vehicle on fire...
19:42, 08/20/2019

Standoff escalates between Trump administration, Turkey over deal with Russia The Trump administration is locked in an escalating standoff with Turkey over its plans to purchase an air defense system from Russia, with a deadline fast-approaching for Ankara to back down or lose ...
00:28, 06/18/2019

Sudanese hold mass rally amid standoff with generals Sudan’s protesters are holding a mass rally to step up pressure on the military to hand power to civilians following last month’s overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir...
15:28, 05/02/2019

Sudanese to hold mass rally amid standoff with generals Sudan's protest movement plans to hold a mass rally as it steps up pressure on the military to hand over power to civilians following last month's overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir....
13:00, 05/02/2019

Former boxing world champ arrested after armed standoff with police Former Olympic boxing gold medalist and world championship boxer Meldrick Taylor was arrested Monday after an armed standoff with Philidelphia police. ...
02:14, 06/05/2019

China's retaliatory tariffs on U.S. goods take effect amid standoff An increase in Chinese tariffs on most U.S. imports on a $60 billion target list took effect as planned on Saturday, with Beijing retaliating against Washington's escalation in the trade war between t...
20:28, 05/31/2019

Iranian oil tanker at center of a standoff between the UK and Iran leaves Gibraltar An Iranian oil supertanker seized by the UK in Gibraltar last month amid escalating tension between Tehran and the West was released Sunday, according to local media and a maritime tracking site....
17:00, 08/19/2019

Pakistan reopens airspace for civil aviation after India standoff Pakistan's airspace has been reopened to civil aviation with immediate effect, its aviation authority said on Tuesday, following months of restrictions imposed in the wake of a standoff with neighbori...
07:42, 07/16/2019

The EU may be overplaying its hand in Swiss stock exchange standoff, experts say Switzerland looks likely to have outmaneuvered the European Union, after the latter ended its recognized stock exchange equivalence with the country....
17:56, 07/10/2019

Man and woman dead after standoff sparked by dispute over fireworks noise _____ A Michigan man and woman are dead following a long standoff with police sparked by a dispute between neighbors over noise from Fourth of July fireworks, according to authorities. The man had bar...
22:28, 07/06/2019

In U.S.-Iran Standoff, Gulf States Steer Clear of Confrontation Saudi Arabia and its Persian Gulf allies haven’t called for a confrontation with Iran over recent attacks in the region that the U.S. has blamed on Tehran, a tact that reflects their limited appetite ...
22:00, 05/15/2019

Melvin Gordon is the latest NFL running back in a standoff with his team. He won’t be the last. Gordon wants a new contract or a trade from the Los Angeles Chargers. Other young star runners could follow suit, and Cowboys and Saints fans are among those who should take notice....
20:14, 07/11/2019

TPD identifies domestic violence suspect arrested in 21-hour standoff TUCSON – The man arrested in connection to Monday’s 21-hour police standoff at a southeast side residence was identified by Tucson Police Department Wednesday morning. At around 9 p.m. Mon...
19:56, 06/26/2019

Cops in hours-long standoff with armed Staten Island man Police on Staten Island have been engaged in several-hour standoff with an armed man who locked himself inside his sprawling home Monday night, law enforcement sources said. Authorities were called to...
05:56, 06/25/2019

Iran could attack Israel if standoff with the U.S. escalates: Israeli minister An Israeli cabinet minister warned on Sunday of possible direct or proxy Iranian attacks on Israel should the stand-off between Tehran and Washington escalate....
21:14, 05/12/2019

Pakistan reopens airspace to civil aviation after India standoff Pakistan opened its airspace to civil aviation on Tuesday, following months of restrictions imposed in the wake of a standoff with neighboring India....
08:56, 07/16/2019

House panel, Justice Dept end standoff over Mueller documents The House Intelligence Committee pulled back on Wednesday from threats to enforce a subpoena against Attorney General William Barr after the Justice Department agreed to turn over materials relating t...
18:00, 05/22/2019

Man suspected of shooting two Missouri law enforcement officers surrenders after standoff The man who authorities think shot a state trooper and a sheriff's deputy Friday morning surrendered after a long standoff at a home in rural Missouri, the highway patrol said....
11:56, 08/17/2019

Iranian tanker caught in a standoff with the West heads to Greece The Grace 1, renamed the Adrian Darya 1, left anchorage off Gibraltar around 2100 GMT. Refinitiv ship tracking data showed early on Monday that the vessel was heading to Kalamata in Greece....
13:28, 08/19/2019

Prosecutor offered Philadelphia gunman fake sentencing during standoff Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner negotiated a “phony baloney” sentence with the gunman in the harrowing 7 1/2-hour standoff that ended with six cops shot. Krasner jumped on the...
20:00, 08/17/2019

Fugitive Accused Of Trying To Kill Kentucky Officers Captured After Standoff CINCINNATI (LEX 18) — Police arrested a convicted felon accused of trying to kill two police officers in northern Kentucky after a five-hour standoff. Authorities zeroed in on Jacob Julick at a ...
13:00, 06/26/2019

Teen hostage-taker detained after store standoff in France PARIS (AP) — A teenager who held four women hostage for hours in a convenience store in the south of France was detained after an hourslong standoff. Police said the 17-year-old was detained just befo...
11:56, 05/08/2019

U.S.-China Trade Standoff May Be Initial Skirmish in Broader Economic War The United States is wary of China’s growing role in the global economy and its tactics for getting ahead. China sees some of the demands as infringing on its sovereignty....
21:00, 05/11/2019

This Week's Trade Standoff Wipes $2 Trillion Off Global Stocks As expectations for a U.S.-China trade accord faded stocks in trade-sensitive sectors and emerging-market currencies tumbled. Meanwhile, investors braced for more choppiness ahead and piled into ultra...
16:28, 05/10/2019

Italy’s Salvini eyes international right-wing alliance after European Parliament victory Italian nationalist leader Matteo Salvini, having secured a major win for his League in the European Parliament elections last week, is eyeing an international alliance of nationalists and right-winge...
23:56, 05/28/2019

Spain offers port to stranded migrants, Italy's Salvini claims victory Spain on Sunday offered Algeciras as a port to disembark more than a hundred migrants on a charity rescue ship stranded off the coast of Italy after the vessel had spent more than two weeks waiting fo...
16:14, 08/18/2019

Italian Prime Minister Conte to resign, blames his rebellious deputy Salvini Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte announced his resignation Tuesday, blaming his rebellious deputy prime minister, Matteo Salvini.        ...
22:28, 08/20/2019

Audio Suggests Secret Plan for Russians to Fund Party of Italy’s Salvini A similar recording brought down the Austrian government this year, but Italy’s most powerful politician has deflected the flap around his nationalist party....
23:14, 07/10/2019

Italy Senate slows government crisis, frustrating Salvini's election push The Italian Senate on Tuesday postponed till next week further debate on an ongoing government crisis, frustrating a push by Matteo Salvini, leader of the far-right League party, for new elections....
22:29, 08/13/2019

Matteo Salvini avoids questions over alleged League links to Russian money Absent from parliament, Italy’s deputy PM says his party did not ask for or take moneyItaly’s deputy prime minister Matteo Salvini has avoided an interrogation in parliament over claims his far-right ...
22:28, 07/24/2019

Italian nationalist leader Salvini, surging in the polls, demands snap election Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini, the leader of the country's largest nationalist party, demanded a snap election Thursday -- a move that almost certainly dooms the fragile governing coali...
18:14, 08/09/2019

Man accused of shooting at PCSO deputy multiple times arrested after standoff MARICOPA, Ariz. – A man was taken into custody after he reportedly fired a gun at a Pinal County Sheriff’s Office deputy outside a residence in Maricopa early Tuesday morning. According to...
01:56, 06/26/2019

Biased Umpire Brazenly Interferes In Fiercely Contested Anthem Standoff I don’t know how the Miami Marlins can possibly trust the umpire crew working their Wednesday night game against the Detroit Tigers, after this blatant display of partisanship by Fieldin Culbreth duri...
02:00, 05/23/2019

Handcuffed man makes balls-to-wall escape to safety during armed standoff A handcuffed half-naked man could be seen climbing down a ladder to safety during an armed standoff with police in Mexico, a report said. The shooting took place in Jalisco State and left two people d...
03:00, 06/22/2019

Russia starts delivery of S-400 missile system to Turkey, setting up standoff with US The first shipment of the Russian-made S-400 air defense missile system has landed in Ankara, in a move that sets up a potential showdown between Turkey and the United States....
18:42, 07/12/2019

Opinion: Guaido-Maduro standoff exacting heavy toll on Venezuelans Juan Guaido's attempt to force regime change with military backing has failed, and the protracted political deadlock is placing a heavy burden on the people. A new approach is needed, writes Günther M...
01:42, 05/03/2019

Iran Arrests British-Iranian Academic Amid Tanker Standoff With U.K. An acclaimed British-Iranian academic was detained just as the two countries appeared to be settling their standoff over an Iranian tanker seized in Gibraltar....
06:00, 08/15/2019

China Arrests 2 Canadians on Spying Charges, Deepening a Political Standoff Supporters of the two men, who were detained in December, say the case amounts to retaliation for the arrest in Vancouver of a Chinese tech executive....
23:14, 05/21/2019

Russia warns of possible Cuban crisis-style standoff over U.S. missiles in Europe The Cuban missile crisis erupted in 1962 when the Soviet Union responded to a U.S. missile deployment in Turkey by sending ballistic missiles to Cuba....
16:42, 06/24/2019

London stock exchange could delist Swiss companies like UBS amid EU standoff The London stock exchange (LSE) has warned investors they could be forced to delist Swiss stocks from Monday due to a political standoff between Switzerland and the European Union (EU)....
14:00, 06/26/2019

Donald Trump Says Xi Jinping Can "Humanely Solve" Hong Kong Standoff US President Donald Trump on Wednesday said Xi Jinping can "humanely" resolve the violent standoff with protesters in Hong Kong and appeared to suggest meeting the Chinese leader....
03:42, 08/15/2019

Suspect Surrenders After Shooting 6 Police Officers During 8-Hour Standoff in Philadelphia: ‘It Was Like a War’ After shooting six police officers during a standoff that lasted almost eight hours, 36-year-old Maurice Hill surrendered to authorities....
19:56, 08/15/2019

Feds announce $8.3M in support for beef industry amid standoff with China Canada's beef industry is getting $8.3 million in federal funds, the bulk of it aimed at growing its international market reach as a trade standoff with China continues....
23:00, 07/10/2019

Trump tells Iran threats 'can come back to bite you' in nuclear standoff U.S. President Donald Trump warned Iran on Wednesday against making threats that can "come back to bite you like nobody has been bitten before," after Tehran announced it would breach a 2015 nuclear d...
04:00, 07/04/2019

UPDATE 2-Pakistan reopens airspace to civil aviation after India standoff Pakistan opened its airspace to civil aviation on Tuesday, following months of restrictions imposed in the wake of a standoff with neighbouring India....
09:14, 07/16/2019

Iran tanker standoff: Tehran releases nine crew of Mt Riah vessel India urges Tehran to release remaining three crew of tanker seized on 13 July amid Middle East tensionsIran has freed nine of 12 Indian crew members of MT Riah, a Panama-flagged tanker it seized this...
09:28, 07/27/2019

Thousands protest against Maduro as Venezuela standoff sparks U.S.-Russia tension Thousands of marchers protested in Venezuela on Wednesday to try to force socialist President Nicolas Maduro from power as tension grew between Russia and the United States over the political standoff...
22:14, 05/01/2019

UPDATE 1-Pakistan reopens airspace for civil aviation after India standoff Pakistan's airspace has been reopened to civil aviation with immediate effect, its aviation authority said on Tuesday, following months of restrictions imposed in the wake of a standoff with neighbour...
06:42, 07/16/2019

Oakland star Antonio Brown could quit NFL over helmet standoff, report says Brown, 31, insisting on wearing helmet disallowed by NFLStar wideout has not practiced with Raiders since 30 JulyOakland Raiders wide receiver Antonio Brown could be sitting for almost any reason from...
08:28, 08/10/2019

South Dakota governor, Oglala Sioux in pipeline protest law standoff The Oglala Sioux and South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem are each waiting for the other side to make a move to resolve a disagreement over anti-protest legislation that led to the tribe banning the governor...
01:56, 05/08/2019

| Uganda, Rwanda leaders sign pact aimed at ending standoff The presidents of Rwanda and Uganda signed an agreement in Angola to end months of tensions after the two leaders exchanged accusations of spying, political assassinations and meddling....
18:28, 08/22/2019

Philadelphia mayor calls for gun control action after officers injured in standoff Jim Kenney urged state and federal government to stand up to NRA or ‘then let us police ourselves’The mayor of Philadelphia has joined a growing chorus of calls for America to take action on gun contr...
06:42, 08/16/2019

Philippines sets deadline for Canada to ship out garbage in filthy standoff Canada has agreed to pay to re-export the waste it shipped to the Philippines back home, but "bureaucratic red tape" is slowing down the process, according to Filipino officials....
02:42, 05/08/2019

Pennsylvania police in hours-long standoff with man standing on top of old blast furnace A man has been perched atop an old blast furnace in Pennsylvania, hundreds of feet in the air for over 17 hours as a police crisis team continues to talk him down on Saturday morning....
02:00, 07/14/2019

New Zealand’s Māori standoff against child separations and encroachment of preserved lands New Zealand’s Māori people took to the streets Tuesday over concerns of child separations from families and infringement of promised ancestral lands, straining relations with the central government. D...
18:28, 08/01/2019

Police shoot dead Brazil bus hijacker after hours-long standoff Police fatally shot an armed man holding dozens hostage on a bus since early Tuesday morning. The individual had been carrying a gun, tazer and gasoline and had threatened to set the vehicle on fire....
16:28, 08/20/2019

Philly gunman made highly unusual conference call during standoff Philadelphia gunman Maurice Hill spoke to the city’s police commissioner and district attorney by phone on Wednesday night while he was barricaded inside his house after shooting six cops with an AK-1...
07:56, 08/16/2019

Sudan protesters urge night rallies amid standoff with army KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s protest leaders are calling for nighttime demonstrations and marches in the capital, Khartoum, and elsewhere in the country, amid a tense standoff with the ruling ...
14:56, 06/17/2019

The Building Blocks of the D-Day Victory The Memorial Museum of the Battle of Normandy—located a short distance from the beaches where the historic landing happened 75 years ago—commemorates Allied successes while not shying away from the fa...
02:42, 06/06/2019

Italian prime minister resigns as populist leader Salvini demands snap election Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte announced his resignation on Tuesday amid the populist League party’s calls for a no-confidence vote and a snap election....
19:14, 08/20/2019

Matteo Salvini, the closest thing Western Europe has to Trump, coming to White House Italy's deputy prime minister — who is visiting Washington this weekend — is proving that perhaps the best way to have decent relations with Trump’s administration is to be a little bit like the presi...
03:00, 06/15/2019

Italy's Salvini says League party ready to back state rescue of Carige-paper Italy's ruling League party is ready to back a state rescue of Carige in the absence of private investors willing to plug in a capital shortfall at the ailing bank, Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvin...
11:42, 05/23/2019

Italian sovereign, bank CDS jump after League's Salvini pulls plug on government -IHS Markit The cost of insuring exposure to Italian sovereign debt and the country's banks rose sharply on Friday after the leader of Italy's ruling League party, Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini, declared t...
10:42, 08/09/2019

Italy's Salvini says League party ready to back state rescue of Carige: paper Italy's ruling League party is ready to back a state rescue of Carige in the absence of private investors willing to plug in a capital shortfall at the ailing bank, Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvin...
12:00, 05/23/2019

WRAPUP 4-Iran says it's ready for worst in battle to save nuclear deal in standoff with US President Hassan Rouhani said on Thursday Iran was ready for the worst in an uphill struggle to salvage its nuclear deal with world powers abandoned by the United States, but that he was sure Tehran w...
22:00, 08/01/2019

Sudanese Protest Group: Two Leaders Arrested Amid Standoff With Military Council (KHARTOUM, Sudan) — A Sudanese opposition group said Tuesday that two of its leaders have been arrested amid a weekslong standoff between the ruling military council and a protest coalition that...
18:28, 07/02/2019

Iran says ready for worst in battle to save nuclear deal amid standoff with U.S. President Hassan Rouhani said on Thursday that Iran was ready for the worst in an uphill struggle to salvage its nuclear deal with world powers abandoned by the United States, but that he was sure Teh...
02:28, 08/02/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stock futures slip in Asia amid trade standoff Stock futures turned red in Asia early on Monday as a standoff in Sino-U.S. trade talks blunted risk appetite, underpinning safe harbours including the Japanese yen and sovereign bonds....
05:56, 05/13/2019

Kentucky State Police Involved In Standoff With Suicidal Person In Garrard County GARRARD COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – A number of authorities are on scene of an all-day standoff in Garrard County with a person who is reportedly suicidal. Kentucky State Police confirmed they’...
03:28, 07/01/2019

Suspect accused of shooting 6 Philadelphia cops during standoff charged with attempted murder The man accused of shooting six Philadelphia police officers during a seven-hour standoff on Wednesday has been charged with attempted murder, authorities said....
02:42, 08/18/2019

Vietnamese PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc "deeply concerned" about South China Sea standoff Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said Friday he is "deeply concerned" about recent developments in a long-running standoff in the South China Sea between Vietnamese and Chinese vessels....
08:56, 08/24/2019

Dow claws out of 359-point hole to end a wild week sparked by U.S.-China trade standoff Stocks bounced back Friday afternoon from a deep morning slide as investors searched for good news in the fallout from President Trump’s higher tariffs on Chinese goods. All three major U.S. indexes s...
01:00, 05/11/2019

US futures point to a slightly higher open amid trade deal standoff U.S. stock index futures hovered around the flatline on Wednesday morning, as market participants continued to monitor trade relations between the U.S. and China....
09:56, 05/08/2019

Trump Discusses Iran Nuclear Standoff With Emmanuel Macron: White House US President Donald Trump discussed the standoff over Iran's nuclear program with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron on Monday, the White House said....
02:00, 07/09/2019

Russia: U.S. nuclear pact exit may bring back Cold War-era standoff - Ifax Russia's Security Council warned on Wednesday that the United States' exit from the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty could bring a return to Cold War-style confrontation between the powers, th...
14:42, 06/19/2019

Nikkei hits 3-1/2-month low as hopes of early resolution to U.S.-China standoff fade Japan's Nikkei share average closed at a 3-1/2-month low on Thursday, on growing anxiety the trade dispute between the United States and China will be prolonged and damaging to the economy....
10:56, 05/30/2019

Who is Amit Mehta, the hip hop-loving judge overseeing the standoff over Trump's financial records? One man's name can be expected to pop up more frequently as the battle between President Donald Trump and lawmakers takes to the courts: Judge Amit Mehta....
05:56, 05/10/2019

Sacramento police officer dies after long shooting standoff during domestic call Tara O’Sullivan, 26, died at UC Davis Medical Center hours after a gunman opened fire on her, police in Sacramento said early Thursday.        ...
12:28, 06/20/2019

Police in Hawaii reportedly arresting protesters in standoff over construction of Mauna Kea telescope Native Hawaiian protesters are promising Wednesday to continue their blockade of an access road to the construction site of a mountaintop telescope on The Big Island -- despite an increased police pre...
23:14, 07/17/2019

Crash blocks SB I-19 near San Xavier Road TUCSON – Southbound traffic on Interstate-19 is experiencing some delays after a crash occurred Tuesday afternoon near San Xavier Road. According to officials, the incident is blocking the south...
04:42, 08/07/2019

DPS: 2-vehicle collision blocks I-10 near downtown TUCSON – A minor injury collision was blocking Interstate 10 at milepost 259.6 early Wednesday morning, Department of Publix Safety said. The crash involved two vehicles and was blocking the number fo...
12:42, 05/02/2019

Vedanta To Invest Rs 20,000 Crore In New Oil Blocks Vedanta had won a total of 53 oil and gas blocks under the government's open acreage licensing policy (OALP) and Discovered Small Field (DSF) rounds....
21:14, 07/16/2019

Second GOP lawmaker blocks $19B disaster aid bill Within days of the first, a second GOP lawmaker has blocked a $19 billion aid bill for victims of California wildfires, Midwest floods and coastal hurricanes....
23:28, 05/28/2019

U.S. stocks post broad declines amid U.S.-China tariff standoff, recover some losses Wall Street sank on Monday after China defied Washington by announcing retaliatory tariffs, the latest salvo in the two countries' increasingly belligerent trade war, sending investors fleeing equitie...
11:00, 05/14/2019

WRAPUP 5-Iran says ready for worst in battle to save nuclear deal amid standoff with U.S. President Hassan Rouhani said on Thursday that Iran was ready for the worst in an uphill struggle to salvage its nuclear deal with world powers abandoned by the United States, but that he was sure Teh...
01:14, 08/02/2019

Iranian tanker at center of standoff with West leaves Gibraltar, shipping data shows The Iranian tanker caught in a standoff between Tehran and the West left Gibraltar on Sunday night, shipping data showed, hours after the British territory rejected a U.S. request to detain the vessel...
07:00, 08/19/2019

Countdown to US-Mexico tariff deadline: Trump's asylum demand at heart of standoff The Trump administration wants Mexico to agree to take almost every asylum seeker that crosses into Mexico. So far, Mexican negotiators have said no.        ...
19:28, 06/07/2019

Auto stocks lead European shares lower amid U.S.-China trade standoff European shares extended losses early on Monday from the biggest weekly slump this year as the U.S.-China standoff quelled hopes that the two largest economies will be able to resolve their trade disp...
12:14, 05/13/2019

GOP conservative temporarily blocks $19B disaster bill WASHINGTON (AP) — A conservative House Republican complaining of Washington’s free-spending ways has temporarily blocked a long-overdue $19 billion disaster aid bill. Texas Republican Chip Roy o...
19:14, 05/24/2019

Chinese government blocks Guardian website Censorship comes after bans on Washington Post, NBC, HuffPost and Wikipedia The Guardian’s website has been blocked in China, amid a crackdown by the country’s authorities on international news websit...
00:28, 06/08/2019

Fatal Crash Blocks Jessamine Co. Road JESSAMINE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Officials say that a fatal crash is blocking Ky-1267. The crash has blocked all lanes of the road between West Brannon Road and Delaney Ferry Road. Emergency unit...
03:28, 05/28/2019

Another GOP lawmaker blocks massive disaster aid package Another House Republican on Tuesday thwarted attempts to pass a bipartisan disaster aid package, further delaying $19 billion in emergency relief and frustrating lawmakers whose states were hit by dev...
08:28, 05/29/2019

Massive boulder blocks Colorado highway A road in Colorado is closed indefinitely due to a massive rock slide that produced two boulders large enough to wipe out a significant portion of the pavement....
14:42, 05/26/2019

Guatemala court blocks immigration pact with U.S. A top Central American court has blocked a controversial immigration agreement with the United States that seeks to mandate migrants from other nations like Honduras and El Salvador to first stay in G...
23:14, 07/15/2019

| China blocks all language editions of Wikipedia Beijing has broadened its block of online encyclopedia Wikipedia to include all language editions, an internet censorship research group reported just weeks ahead of China's most politically explosive...
22:56, 05/15/2019

Israel Blocks Visit by Two Critical U.S. Congresswomen Israel barred Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar from entering the country following pressure from President Trump, who said allowing them entry “would show great weakness.”...
23:56, 08/15/2019

Oculus blocks SteamVR streaming on Quest The developer of an Oculus Quest app called Virtual Desktop introduced an experimental feature that allowed users to stream SteamVR games to their Oculus headset. He's now being forced by Oculus ...
00:28, 06/13/2019

Third House conservative blocks $19B disaster aid measure For the third time in a week, House conservatives blocked a $19.1 billion disaster aid package, chastising lawmakers for attempting to pass a major spending bill with a quick voice vote and without de...
02:42, 05/31/2019

U.S. judge blocks Ohio anti-abortion law A federal judge on Wednesday issued a preliminary injunction blocking Ohio from enforcing a law that critics said could ban abortions as early as six weeks into pregnancy....
22:28, 07/03/2019

Republican lawmaker again blocks disaster aid bill A U.S. Republican lawmaker on Thursday again blocked a $19.1 billion package to help Americans recover from a string of natural disasters, delaying passage for at least several more days until the ful...
22:56, 05/30/2019

U.S. judge blocks Ohio 'heartbeat' law to end most abortions A federal judge on Wednesday blocked Ohio from enforcing a new law that critics said would effectively ban most abortions in the state, starting as early as six weeks into pregnancy....
00:56, 07/04/2019

Judge blocks new Trump asylum rule A U.S. judge in San Francisco on Wednesday stopped the Trump administration from enforcing a new rule that would bar almost all asylum applications at the U.S.-Mexico border....
04:42, 07/25/2019

Federal judge blocks new Arkansas abortion ban A federal judge has blocked a new abortion law from taking effect in Arkansas, which aims to ban the procedure statewide after 18 weeks of pregnancy....
14:56, 07/24/2019

U.S. judge blocks Mississippi 'heartbeat' abortion ban A federal judge on Friday blocked a Mississippi law that would ban abortions after detection of a fetal heartbeat, which can often occur at six weeks before a woman realizes she is pregnant....
23:28, 05/24/2019

Venezuela standoff leads to mini arms race as US and Russia sell proxies fighter jets Colombia is considering buying new F-16 fighter jets from the United States in response to Venezuelan strongman Nicolás Maduro’s partnership with Russia, according to a top U.S. official....
00:42, 07/26/2019

Richard Gere boards humanitarian ship carrying 121 migrants amid standoff with European countries Richard Gere on Friday boarded a Spanish humanitarian ship that has been stuck in the Mediterranean Sea for more than a week because no European government will welcome the 121 migrants on board....
21:42, 08/09/2019

US judge blocks Indiana 2nd-trimester abortion procedure ban A federal judge blocked an Indiana law that would ban a second-trimester abortion procedure on Friday, just days before the law was set to come into force. The order putting the Indiana law on hold wa...
09:00, 06/29/2019

U.S. judge blocks Medicaid work requirements in New Hampshire A federal judge on Monday overturned the Trump administration's approval of a plan by the state of New Hampshire to impose work requirements on people seeking to obtain benefits from the Medicaid heal...
22:28, 07/29/2019

Trump said he was 'down there' at Ground Zero after the 9/11 attacks, but there's no evidence he was ever closer than a few blocks away Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP President Donald Trump signed the bipartisan 9/11 Victim Compensation bill into law at a White House ceremony on Monday morning, permanently replenishing the fund that aids fir...
00:00, 07/30/2019

US surveils border activists and blocks their work, lawsuit says ACLU alleges that government has hampered humanitarian work as it targeted organizers on a secret databaseThe US government has interfered with humanitarian aid work at the US-Mexico border by monitor...
09:00, 07/24/2019

Trump protesters rally at gay bar blocks from arena speech ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Opponents of President Donald Trump’s reelection announcement in Florida are launching their protests at a nearby gay bar where a mariachi band and a drag queen will perform...
08:28, 06/18/2019

Lockheed: 'No problem' finding new F-35 buyers after US blocks Turkey Lockheed Martin, the defense contractor building the F-35, expects no problem finding other buyers for the stealth fighters Turkey planned to purchase before the U.S. blocked sales to the country last...
22:00, 07/23/2019

EU Blocks Merger of Steelmaking Units of Tata, Thyssenkrupp The EU blocked the planned merger of the European steel businesses of India’s Tata Steel and Germany’s Thyssenkrupp, saying the resulting company would have reduced competition in the supply of specia...
19:42, 06/11/2019

Spanish judge blocks Madrid council bid to lift car ban A judge on Tuesday blocked an attempt by Madrid's new conservative council to lift restrictions on cars entering the city center, saying the measure should be maintained for now....
03:56, 07/17/2019

U.S. federal judge blocks use of some funds for border wall A U.S. federal judge on Friday blocked the Trump administration's use of $1 billion in funds to construct a wall along the southern border with Mexico, but declined to issue a permanent injunction....
05:14, 06/29/2019

US judge blocks Indiana 2nd trimester abortion procedure ban INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A federal judge has blocked an Indiana law adopted this spring that aims to ban a second-trimester abortion procedure. Judge Sarah Evans Barker on Friday granted the preliminary in...
00:28, 06/29/2019

Democratic senator blocks Homeland Security nominations Democratic Sen. Jacky Rosen is blocking two of President Donald Trump's Department of Homeland Security nominees, citing "inhumane and substandard" conditions for children at the department's faciliti...
11:42, 06/28/2019

London mayor blocks plans for 'Tulip' skyscraper London's mayor has blocked plans to build a glass viewing platform 1,000 feet (300 m) above Britain's capital on a slender tower shaped like a tulip, saying it would be of limited public benefit and d...
16:00, 07/16/2019

Italy blocks own coastguard vessel with migrants on board Migrants on seven boats are crossing Mediterranean waters to escape Libya, according to airborne Sea-Watch activists. Italy’s interior minister is blocking entry to an Italian coastguard ship carrying...
18:56, 07/26/2019

| US judge blocks Trump administration's new asylum rule A federal judge in California has issued a preliminary injunction blocking the Trump administration's new rule barring most immigrants from obtaining asylum in the US if they transit through Mexico....
15:00, 07/25/2019

Brussels blocks Swiss bourses' access to EU market The European Commission will not propose an extension of the equivalence regime that allows Swiss exchanges to access EU investors, effectively ending it as of July 1, an EU diplomat told Reuters on F...
17:28, 06/21/2019

US court blocks asylum curbs at Mexico border A judge has blocked the Trump administration from enforcing a law to bar the vast majority of asylum applications at the US-Mexican border. It's the latest legal defeat for a White House seeking to st...
06:42, 07/25/2019

EU regulator blocks Thyssenkrupp-Tata Steel merger BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union’s antitrust regulator says it’s blocking a planned merger between German steelmaker Thyssenkrupp and India’s Tata Steel because the move would have...
13:28, 06/11/2019

Bronx teens disappear from homes just blocks away, days apart Two teenage girls disappeared from their Bronx homes just blocks away from each other and only days apart, police said. Shelsie Garcia, 15, left her apartment on Dewey Avenue near Quincy Avenue in Thr...
20:14, 05/22/2019

Officials: Fatal Crash Blocks Cumberland Parkway RUSSELL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Officials say that a crash on the Cumberland Parkway in Russell County is fatal. The crash happened near mile marker 70. The eastbound lanes are closed. The detour ...
02:28, 05/21/2019

Judge blocks Kraft-related spa video from trial In yet another blow to prosecutors, the judge presiding over the case against operators of the Florida day spa at the center of a prostitution sting that ensnared New England Patriots owner Robert Kra...
04:14, 05/21/2019

Third House Republican blocks massive disaster aid package Conservative House Republicans succeeded again Thursday in their campaign to derail passage of a $19.1 billion disaster aid package.Rep. John Rose (R-Tenn.) objected to passing the bill by voice vote....
22:56, 05/30/2019

Alligator blocks runway at Air Force base in Florida TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Staff at a U.S. Air Force base in Florida had to bring in a front-end loader to remove an alligator that was lounging on a runway. The Tampa Bay Times reports that t...
15:42, 05/16/2019

Kin of missing Connecticut mom blocks estranged hubby from seeing kids The estranged husband of a missing Connecticut woman tried to visit their five kids at his mother-in-law’s Upper East Side apartment Wednesday night — but was turned away by security guards she hired,...
08:14, 05/31/2019

Indonesia blocks internet in Papua amid unrest Indonesian authorities imposed an internet blackout in Indonesian-ruled parts of New Guinea after violent unrest. The move aims to stop the spread of racist messages and misinformation, officials have...
18:28, 08/22/2019

Judge blocks new filing deadline for third-party candidates FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A federal judge in Kentucky has temporarily blocked a new section of state law that the Libertarian Party says denied its candidates access to the statewide ballot this year. The...
21:56, 05/09/2019

Judge blocks asylum ban on migrants who enter illegally A federal judge in Washington, D.C, on Friday blocked the Trump administration's new rule banning people who enter the country illegally from seeking asylum, saying it violates U.S. law....
04:00, 08/03/2019

Al-Jazeera says Sudan shuts down bureau, blocks journalists KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The satellite news channel Al-Jazeera says authorities in Sudan have shut down its bureau in Khartoum and banned its reporters from working. Al-Jazeera made the announcement ear...
06:14, 05/31/2019

China blocks access to all language editions of Wikipedia People in China are no longer able to access any Wikipedia pages from within the country — with all language editions reportedly being blocked by the Chinese government. Internet users who go to the s...
05:00, 05/14/2019

Tanzania to offer 26 big game hunting blocks in new auction Tanzania plans to introduce a new auctioning system for big game hunting blocks next month, in a move aimed at enhancing transparency and curbing corruption in that part of the tourism industry....
00:00, 05/14/2019

| Judge blocks Trump asylum restriction: reports A judge has blocked a move by US President Donald Trump's administration to stop migrants from claiming asylum unless they had entered the country at an official border crossing, news outlets have rep...
19:14, 08/03/2019

Judge temporarily blocks ‘Billionaire’s Row’ homeless shelter An appeals judge has temporarily blocked the city from opening a controversial homeless shelter in Manhattan’s swank “Billionaires’ Row” neighborhood. Manhattan Appellate Divis...
00:42, 05/10/2019

UK court blocks bid to prosecute PM Johnson over Brexit bus claim A campaigner who wanted to prosecute British Prime Minister Boris Johnson for allegedly lying about the benefits of Brexit before the 2016 European Union referendum, has lost his bid to take the case ...
13:14, 08/14/2019

Lone GOP rep blocks disaster aid bill in surprise move A lone Republican congressman single-handedly stalled a $19 billion disaster aid bill that lawmakers had expected to pass before the Memorial Day weekend....
20:14, 05/24/2019

Avalanche blocks cyclists at Glacier National Park Thirteen bicyclists were stranded for about eight hours by a rock slide and an avalanche Monday on the scenic Going-to-the-Sun Road in Glacier National Park in Montana. (May 28)    ...
02:00, 05/29/2019

Kentucky Republican US Rep. Massie Blocks Disaster Aid In House WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and a $19 billion disaster aid bill (all times local): 2:10 p.m. Another conservative Republican has once again blocked efforts by House leaders to speed a $19...
21:28, 05/28/2019

Judge temporarily blocks Mississippi’s heartbeat abortion ban U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves made the order to stop the law from taking effect July 1. Reeves is the same judge who struck down a 2018 Mississippi law to ban abortion at 15 weeks....
19:14, 05/25/2019

Federal judge blocks Mississippi ‘heartbeat’ abortion law A federal judge on Friday temporarily blocked Mississippi from moving ahead with an abortion law that bans the procedure after a fetal heartbeat is detected, which occurs at around six weeks on pregna...
02:14, 05/25/2019

Groups sue over Alabama abortion law; judge blocks Mississippi ban The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and Planned Parenthood filed a lawsuit on Friday challenging a law enacted by Alabama last week that bans nearly all abortions and makes performing the proced...
04:14, 05/25/2019

Federal judge blocks ‘heartbeat’ abortion law in Mississippi Washington (CNN) – A federal judge blocked a Mississippi law on Friday that forbids abortion after the detection of a fetal heartbeat, as early as six weeks into a pregnancy. In issuing a prelim...
10:14, 05/25/2019

Swiss court blocks Italy's bid for possible da Vinci portrait Switzerland's highest court has rejected Italy's request for the return of an oil painting attributed by some to Leonardo Da Vinci, ruling no Swiss laws were broken when the work was brought over the ...
15:28, 05/29/2019

Real Madrid and Gareth Bale set for acrimonious summer standoff after Zinedine Zidane's Bernabeu snub Sunday saw the conclusion of another strange season at Real Madrid. By the time the final whistle sounded to signify the end of a 2-0 loss to Betis at the Santiago Bernabeu, thousands of fans had alre...
11:00, 05/20/2019

Mexico's Finance Ministry says blocks bank accounts of steelmaker Mexico's Finance Ministry said on Monday it blocked the bank accounts of steelmaker Altos Hornos de Mexico and a former top executive of state oil firm Pemex for allegedly carrying out financial opera...
04:14, 05/28/2019

Italy blocks Bannon's plans for right-wing political academy The Italian government is blocking plans by former White House adviser Steve Bannon to set up an academy for future populist political leaders in a medieval monastery in the mountains outside of Rome....
18:28, 06/01/2019

Trump: If Iran blocks the Strait of Hormuz, 'it's not going to be closed for long' The president blames Iran for this week's attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman but doesn't say how the administration will respond....
16:28, 06/14/2019

Microsoft blocks May 2019 Windows update on the Surface Book 2 Microsoft has blocked the latest major Windows 10 (May 2019, version 1903) update on its own Surface Book 2. According to the company, a compatibility issue caused some apps and games that used the Nv...
19:00, 07/15/2019

U.S. judge blocks Qualcomm effort to put antitrust ruling on hold A federal judge on Wednesday ruled against Qualcomm Inc's effort to block the implementation of a sweeping antitrust ruling against it as the mobile chip supplier pursues an appeal that could take mor...
21:42, 07/03/2019

Brazil Senate blocks Bolsonaro move to ease gun carrying Brazil's Senate on Tuesday overturned a decree signed last month by right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro that drastically expanded the number of people allowed to carry weapons in public....
02:56, 06/19/2019

Brazil’s high court blocks transfer of Da Silva to prison A Brazilian judge ordered former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva moved from a lockup in the south of the country to a penitentiary for common criminals in Sao Paulo state, but Brazil’s top court q...
00:42, 08/08/2019

Judge again blocks Arkansas from enforcing new abortion limit: media A federal judge late on Tuesday again blocked Arkansas from enforcing a new ban on abortions after 18 weeks of pregnancy, a law that had been expected to go into effect on Wednesday after a previous j...
14:42, 08/07/2019

Judge temporarily blocks new Arkansas anti-abortion laws LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — A federal judge blocked three new abortion restrictions from taking effect Wednesday in Arkansas, including a measure that opponents say would likely force the state’s only s...
10:42, 07/24/2019

Sri Lanka blocks some social media platforms after violent incidents The Sri Lankan government said on Monday it was temporarily blocking some social media networks and messaging apps, including Facebook and WhatsApp, after violent incidents in the wake of Easter bombi...
05:56, 05/13/2019

Refinitiv blocks Reuters stories on Tiananmen from its Eikon platform Under pressure from China's government, financial information provider Refinitiv has removed from its Eikon terminal Reuters news stories related to the 30th anniversary of the bloody suppression of p...
21:28, 06/03/2019

Italy blocks Bannon’s plans for right-wing political academy The Italian government is blocking plans former White House adviser Steve Bannon’s has to set up an academy for future populists in a medieval monastery outside of Rome...
16:56, 06/01/2019

Landslide Blocks Chandigarh-Manali Highway, Some Traffic Restored Traffic on the Chandigarh-Manali highway was blocked on Friday following massive landslides along the Beas river in Himachal Pradesh, police said. However, no casualties were reported....
09:00, 08/09/2019

Law firm Cravath Swaine & Moore moving 20 blocks south The law firm Cravath Swaine & Moore is preparing to move south — from West 50th Street to the mid-section of Two Manhattan West at West 30th St. — in a deal for about 350,000 square feet. Multiple sou...
04:56, 05/29/2019

Twitter Blocks Accounts of Iranian State Media Outlets A day after Twitter suspended the accounts of several Iranian state media outlets, the social networking service said Saturday it acted after harassment of people linked to the Baha'i faith....
09:56, 07/22/2019

Government to remove Grenfell-style cladding on 170 tower blocks across UK Unsafe Grenfell Tower-style cladding on 170 private high-rise residential tower blocks will be removed at an estimated cost of £200 million, it was announced today....
11:42, 05/09/2019

When Soviets met Stans: the tower blocks of central Asia – in pictures Two Italian photographers, Roberto Conte and Stefano Perego, documented Soviet-era buildings in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan – and saw how Eastern characteristics crept into the b...
09:42, 05/03/2019

The Latest: Supreme Court blocks census citizenship question WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Supreme Court’s final day before its summer break (all times local): 10:45 a.m. The Supreme Court is forbidding President Donald Trump’s administration ...
17:56, 06/27/2019

Republican Sen. Rand Paul blocks 9-11 victims’ compensation bill Republican Sen. Rand Paul on Wednesday blocked fast-track approval of a bipartisan bill that would ensure a victims' compensation fund related to the Sept. 11 attacks never runs out of money....
00:00, 07/19/2019

Albanian opposition blocks roads in push for snap polls Several thousand supporters of Albania's opposition parties blocked national roads in a dozen towns on Thursday evening, the latest in three months of protests to try to push the government to accept ...
00:28, 05/03/2019

Supreme Court blocks citizenship question from 2020 Census After months of controversy, the Supreme Court delivered its long-awaited ruling Thursday on whether the government can add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census -- blocking the move just days bef...
19:14, 06/27/2019

Supreme Court effectively blocks census citizenship question for now The Supreme Court on Thursday delivered a setback to the Trump administration's plans to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, effectively blocking the addition of the question for now....
18:28, 06/27/2019

Lone Republican blocks disaster aid package on House floor Rep. Chip Roy became the man who delayed $19.1 billion in disaster aid to communities throughout the country on Friday.House leaders tried to pass a multibillion-dollar disaster assistance measure by ...
19:42, 05/24/2019

Judge blocks Trump from building sections of border wall A federal judge blocked on Friday President Donald Trump from building sections of his long-sought border wall with money secured under his declaration of a national emergency....
05:42, 05/25/2019

Mozilla blocks UAE bid to become an internet security guardian after hacking reports Firefox browser maker Mozilla is blocking the United Arab Emirates' government from serving as one of its internet security gatekeepers, citing Reuters reports on a UAE cyber espionage program....
21:42, 07/09/2019

Jeffrey Epstein donated $15k to UES all-girls school blocks from mansion Multi-millionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein donated significant sums of money to several schools in the US and abroad — including to an exclusive all-girls school blocks from his Upper East Side mansi...
09:28, 07/13/2019

U.S. blocks U.N. rebuke of Israeli demolition of Palestinian homes: diplomats The United States on Wednesday blocked an attempt by Kuwait, Indonesia and South Africa to get the United Nations Security Council to condemn Israel's demolition of Palestinian homes on the outskirts ...
00:28, 07/25/2019

Indonesia arrests 34, blocks internet in Papua to curb protests Indonesia has arrested 34 people and cut internet access in its easternmost region of Papua to rein in violence after protesters torched buildings, a market and a prison over mistreatment of students ...
14:00, 08/22/2019

Blocks ends its modular smartwatch project after running out of money Blocks' years-long quest to build a modular smartwatch has come to an unfortunate end. The company has revealed (including through a private Kickstarter post) that it's liquidating assets a...
09:00, 08/17/2019

Judge blocks New York from turning over Trump's tax information to Democrats A federal judge on Thursday issued an order blocking New York state from turning over President Donald Trump's tax returns to congressional Democrats for now, should the House Ways and Means Committee...
20:28, 08/02/2019

Judge temporarily blocks House panel from getting Trump's N.Y. taxes A federal judge in Washington, D.C., temporarily blocked New York state from turning over President Donald Trump's state tax returns to U.S. lawmakers Thursday....
03:14, 08/02/2019

Italy blocks own coast guard vessel with migrants on board Migrants on seven boats are crossing Mediterranean waters to escape Libya, according to airborne Sea-Watch activists. Italy's interior minister is blocking entry to an Italian coast guard ship carryin...
02:00, 07/27/2019

UK regulator blocks Sainsbury's $9.4 billion takeover of Walmart's ASDA Britain's competition regulator on Thursday blocked Sainsbury's proposed 7.3 billion pound ($9.4 billion) takeover of Walmart-owned Asda - a huge blow to the supermarket groups who wanted to combine t...
06:42, 04/29/2019

Ecuador president blocks extradition of man accused of Facebook fraud Ecuador's President Lenin Moreno has blocked the extradition to the United States of a New York man charged with trying to defraud Facebook Inc founder Mark Zuckerberg, a document obtained by Reuters ...
07:28, 06/08/2019

Second judge blocks request to change lawyers in census case A second federal judge on Wednesday rejected the Justice Department's plan to switch up the legal team fighting to include a citizenship question on the 2020 census....
07:42, 07/11/2019

Judge blocks Indiana abortion law banning second-trimester procedure U.S. District Judge Sarah Evans Barker on Friday blocked an Indiana law that would ban a second-trimester abortion procedure.        ...
06:14, 06/29/2019

U.K. Judge Blocks Bail for Abraaj Founder in Extradition Case U.S. prosecutors have accused Arif Naqvi, the founder of private-equity firm Abraaj Group, of secretly diverting “at least hundreds of millions of investors’ funds” for personal gain and to help shore...
20:56, 04/28/2019

Federal judge blocks Medicaid work requirements in New Hampshire A federal judge has blocked New Hampshire from obligating certain Medicaid beneficiaries work or train for work as a condition of staying on the program....
02:28, 07/30/2019

UK regulator blocks Sainsbury's merger with Walmart-owned Asda Britain's competition regulator has blocked Sainsbury's proposed 7.3 billion pound ($9.4 billion) takeover of Walmart owned Asda — a huge blow to the supermarket groups who wanted to combine...
18:56, 04/28/2019

White House blocks former counsel McGahn from testifying to Congress McGahn had been scheduled to appear before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday to answer questions following the release of the Mueller report last month. ...
21:56, 05/20/2019

Israel Blocks Visit by Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib Israel barred Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar from entering the country following pressure from President Trump, who said allowing them entry “would show great weakness.”...
18:14, 08/15/2019

Missouri secretary of state blocks 'heartbeat' abortion law referendum A move to authorize a referendum over Missouri's recently enacted ban on abortions after the eighth week of pregnancy hit a roadblock on Thursday when the secretary of state rejected petitions filed b...
23:14, 06/06/2019

Novartis wins Gilenya reprieve as judge blocks generics, for now Novartis has won a U.S. federal court order preventing rival generic makers from selling versions of the Swiss drugmaker's top-selling multiple sclerosis medicine Gilenya in the United States, at leas...
22:42, 06/25/2019

White House to fight ruling that blocks new asylum restrictions The White House will fight a federal judge's decision blocking the Trump administration from enforcing a new rule that aimed to bar almost all asylum applications at the U.S.-Mexico border, it said on...
18:28, 07/25/2019

U.S. judge blocks Trump's latest sweeping asylum rule A federal judge in San Francisco on Wednesday blocked the Trump administration from enforcing a new rule that aimed to bar almost all asylum applications at the U.S.-Mexico border....
17:00, 07/25/2019

Nobody knows when Bitcoin Satoshi Vision’s hard fork for 2GB blocks starts Fledging blockchain Bitcoin Satoshi Vision (BSV) is ready for a “hard fork” upgrade to increase the size limit of its blocks from 128MB to 2GB — but there’s confusion over when it’s actually supposed ...
17:56, 07/24/2019

Federal judge temporarily blocks Arkansas abortion restrictions An Arkansas federal judge blocked three state abortion restrictions that would have gone into effect Wednesday, one of which requires abortion providers to be board-certified gynecologists, which woul...
19:28, 07/24/2019

| Sri Lanka blocks social media after anti-Muslim riots Sri Lanka blocked access to Facebook and WhatsApp after a posting sparked anti-Muslim riots across several towns in the latest fallout from the Easter Sunday suicide attacks....
13:28, 05/13/2019

Google blocks websites certified by DarkMatter, after Reuters reports Alphabet's Google has blacklisted websites approved by a United Arab Emirates-based security company after Reuters reports tied the firm to a state hacking operation....
22:00, 08/01/2019

Missouri secretary of state blocks referendum on 'heartbeat' abortion law A move to authorize a referendum over Missouri's recently enacted ban on abortions after the eighth week of pregnancy hit a roadblock on Thursday when the secretary of state rejected petitions filed b...
21:56, 06/06/2019

Judge blocks Trump's latest sweeping asylum rule A federal judge in San Francisco on Wednesday blocked the Trump administration from enforcing a new rule that aimed to bar almost all asylum applications at the U.S.-Mexico border....
03:56, 07/25/2019

Sri Lanka again blocks social media amid communal unrest COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka’s government says it is temporarily blocking social media and messaging apps to prevent the spread of “misinformation,” the third time it has take...
14:56, 05/13/2019

Mississippi Politician Blocks Female Reporter From Campaign Trip Robert Foster, a state representative, declined to allow a reporter from Mississippi Today to cover a 15-hour trip, saying that photos could be used by opponents “to insinuate an extramarital affair.”...
21:14, 07/10/2019

US Blocks More Chinese Tech Firms On National Security Concerns The US Commerce Department blacklisted five Chinese tech entities Friday in a new move against Beijing's supercomputing industry likely to raise tensions ahead of a meeting between President Trump and...
18:28, 06/22/2019

US supreme court blocks 2020 census citizenship question – for now Lower court ruling upheld in blow to Trump, but commerce department may have time to advance alternative reasoning The Trump administration will not be able to move ahead with its original, highly con...
04:42, 06/28/2019

Federal Judge Blocks Trump Administration’s Latest Asylum Ban A federal judge in San Francisco blocked the Trump administration’s most recent asylum restrictions on Wednesday, ruling against a policy which sought to ban asylum seekers at the southern border who ...
16:28, 07/25/2019

U.S. judge blocks new Trump abortion rule for health clinics A federal judge in Washington state on Thursday blocked a Trump administration rule that would prohibit taxpayer-funded family planning clinics from referring patients to abortion providers....
18:28, 04/28/2019

ICE fights back after county in Washington state blocks immigrant deportations The battle between sanctuary jurisdictions and the Trump Administration has soared to new heights with a flap over a small regional airport in Washington state....
23:56, 05/20/2019

Judge blocks Trump’s national emergency funding for border wall U.S. District Judge Haywood Gilliam, Jr., on Friday immediately halted the administration's efforts to redirect military-designated funds for wall construction....
13:14, 05/25/2019

Second U.S. judge blocks Justice Department bid for new legal team in census cases A second U.S. judge has rejected a Department of Justice request to replace its legal team in cases on the 2020 census as the Trump administration tries to add a contentious citizenship question....
05:00, 07/11/2019

Pompeo blocks inclusion of Saudi Arabia on US child soldiers list State department experts recommended addition of Riyadh after assessing it had hired child fighters from Sudan to fight in YemenMike Pompeo, the US secretary of state, has blocked the inclusion of Sau...
19:56, 06/18/2019

Judge temporarily blocks Trump's border wall construction plans A federal judge on Friday temporarily blocked the Trump administration from spending billions to construct a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border with money from Trump national emergency declaration....
04:56, 05/25/2019

Blow Struck: Federal Judge Blocks Mississippi’s ‘Hearbeat’ Abortion Law Down goes Frazier — at least for now when it comes to Mississippi’s new so-called heartbeat law, which bans abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected....
12:28, 05/25/2019

Judge blocks some funds Trump sought for U.S.-Mexico border wall The Trump administration must temporarily halt the use of some Defense Department funds for a border wall with Mexico, a judge ruled on Friday, because the money was not specifically authorized by Con...
05:28, 05/25/2019

Judge blocks city plans to add high-rises to Two Bridges project A judge Thursday blocked controversial city plans to add luxury high-rise apartment buildings to the Two Bridges housing development downtown. The City Council, Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer...
22:56, 08/02/2019

Thai court blocks anti-junta politician from joining House A Thai court has blocked the leader of a new anti-junta political party from taking his seat in Parliament while it determines whether he violated election rules....
14:42, 05/23/2019

Federal judge blocks ICE from making civil arrests at Massachusetts courthouses A federal judge in Boston has blocked immigration officials from making civil arrests of people visiting Massachusetts courthouses.        ...
09:14, 06/21/2019

Google data shows 2-factor authentication blocks 100% of automated bot hacks Two-factor authentication is annoying. Getting flustered because you have to find your phone and tap on a prompt every time you log into your accounts from a new device is peak first-world problems. B...
00:28, 05/24/2019