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Thousands of endangered animals seized in widespread customs operation

The World Customs Organization and Interpol conducted nearly 2,000 seizures in June in a historic joint-operation that helped local authorities round up nearly 10,000 liv...

Thousands of endangered animals seized in widespread customs operation

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Thousands of endangered animals seized in customs operation Police and customs officials have carried out the most widespread anti-wildlife-trafficking operation ever in a global operation that’s led to the seizure of thousands of endangered animals and the arrest of nearly 600 suspects...
19:51, 07/10/2019

Customs: More cocaine seized on ship than estimated PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Customs authorities say even more cocaine was seized in a ship in Philadelphia last week than was originally estimated. The U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials said Wednesday that the final weight of the 15,000-plus brick...
00:34, 06/27/2019

Pima Co. Sheriff’s Dept. seized 43 animals from illegal campsite TUCSON – On Wednesday dogs, cats, and turtles were seized by deputies after they received a call around the area of San Joaquin and Ajo Way. Pima Animal Care removed 43 animals that were living in a travel trailer with Andres Contreras and Joyl...
12:17, 06/21/2019

Ice cream trucks are being seized in NYC in ‘Operation Meltdown' It might be tough to find ice cream in NYC this summer. The city is seizing 46 ice cream trucks after operators of the trucks violated traffic laws.        ...
17:34, 06/06/2019

Thousands March to Support Brazilian President Bolsonaro Amid Widespread Criticism of Him (RIO DE JANEIRO) — Thousands gathered in cities across Brazil on Sunday to show support for President Jair Bolsonaro, who faces an uncooperative Congress, street protests, a family corruption scandal and falling approval ratings five months int...
00:00, 05/27/2019

'Operation meltdown': 46 ice cream trucks seized in New York City crackdown The city accused ice cream truck operators of evading nearly $4.5 million in fines and violating traffic laws for more than a decade.        ...
22:34, 06/06/2019

Glastonbury 2019 clean up: Major operation under way as tens of thousands of revellers head home from festival Hundreds of volunteers and workers have begun the clean-up operation at Glastonbury Festival, as tens of thousands of people leave the site after the five-day festival....
11:00, 07/01/2019

Tool-use became widespread 10,000 years earlier than we thought The discovery of an ancient collection of tools suggests that our ancient ancestors began using stone tools on a regular basis about 2.6 million years ago...
22:17, 06/03/2019

Retailers to take a hit: Trade war could cause 'widespread store closures' Another potential round of tariffs in a tit-for-tat trade war between the U.S. and China could have an unintended consequences: massive store closures....
16:34, 05/14/2019

| Anti-gay laws widespread in Africa despite gains More than half of the countries in sub-Saharan Africa have anti-homosexuality laws, although others have moved toward legal tolerance, watchdogs say....
09:34, 06/10/2019

A chance of widespread rain tomorrow in Tucson TUCSON – Scattered to widespread showers and thunderstorms are expected to develop Monday across Southern Arizona and in the Tucson metro. Stronger storms will be capable of producing in excess of 1″ of rainfall with frequent lightning a...
06:00, 07/22/2019

Millimeter-wave 5G isn’t for widespread coverage, Verizon admits Enlarge / A Verizon booth at Mobile World Congress Americas in Los Angeles in September 2018. (credit: Verizon) Verizon's early rollout of millimeter-wave 5G is producing high speeds and throughput, but the high-frequency spectrum isn't suitable fo...
14:17, 05/02/2019

Facebook users around the world report widespread glitches Facebook said on Wednesday it is working to resolve issues faced by some users while sending media files on its social media platforms including WhatsApp and Instagram. More than 14,000 users reported issues with Instagram, while more than 7,500 and ...
18:17, 07/03/2019

2 die, wildfire rages in Spain amid widespread heatwave Two people have died from heatstroke in Spain as firefighters continue to battle a wildfire raging through the country for a third straight day that started with a pile of animal manure. ...
23:34, 06/28/2019

Just a small increase in precipitation could cause widespread road outages According to new computer simulations, it doesn't require an uptick in major downpours to cause flooding capable of knocking out large road networks....
03:00, 05/16/2019

Tornadoes In Ohio Leave At Least One Dead, Widespread Damage Ohio residents inspected destroyed homes and debris-strewn streets Tuesday after powerful tornadoes ripped through the US state overnight, killing at least one person and causing widespread damage and......
07:51, 05/29/2019

Anger over corruption widespread ahead of Panama election PANAMA CITY (AP) — Anger over brazen corruption and weariness over the political status quo are widespread among the Panamanian electorate ahead of Sunday’s vote to pick a successor to President Juan Carlos Varela. Most election talk has focuse...
19:17, 05/03/2019

Reporter’s Arrest Sets Off Widespread Protests in Russia The sense that the police manufactured drug charges against a muckraking journalist, Ivan Golunov, has drawn rebukes from activists, celebrities and citizens....
18:17, 06/10/2019

Widespread power outages hit parts of New York's Manhattan Widespread power outages were reported in parts of New York City's Manhattan borough on Saturday evening, with subway stations affected and street lights out in part of the Upper West Side, according to officials and social media reports....
02:34, 07/14/2019

Venezuela: widespread blackouts could be new normal, experts warn Country struggled to restore power after massive blackout on Monday left millions without powerWidespread electricity outages could become the new normal in Venezuela, experts have warned, as the country struggled to restore power after a massive bla...
20:51, 07/23/2019

Contrary to widespread belief, conservatives should support Cadillac Tax repeal The House of Representatives this week will vote on H.R. 748, the Middle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act of 2019. It is expected to pass the House by a wide, bipartisan margin....
22:17, 07/17/2019

NordVPN kills popular free trial due to widespread abuse Popular VPN provider NordVPN has terminated its seven day free trial offer but has kept its 30 day money back guarantee amidst widespread abuse by its service by scammers. A spokesperson for the company revealed that such abuse was so significan...
11:00, 05/09/2019

Carney sees 'widespread slowdown' as trade tensions deepen Bank of England governor Mark Carney has warned that the global economy is in a "widespread slowdown", with "worrying" signs ahead amid sustained trade tensions....
20:17, 07/02/2019

Valve Changes Steam Sale After Widespread Complaints From Developers And Players After a period of stagnation, Valve has gone back to its well of Steam sale meta games—something users have enjoyed in the past, even though they’re ultimately just a means of incentivizing people to spend more money. This time, though, Valve may hav...
00:34, 06/28/2019

New York City power outage: Here's what we know about the widespread blackout The power outage comes 42 years to the day after The Great Blackout of 1977, which left most of New York City without electricity. Here's what we know about Saturday's widespread blackout.        ...
13:34, 07/14/2019

Syrian Government Documents Show Widespread Abuses, Rights Center Says In a report, the Syria Justice and Accountability Center said that documents from President Bashar al-Assad’s government detailed systematic human rights violations by the nation’s security agencies....
03:34, 05/22/2019

Activists allege widespread mistreatment of sick, hungry migrant children It's not just Texas: Migrant families, activists and attorneys said the abuse of child migrants is widespread.        ...
05:17, 06/27/2019

Heavy rain and widespread power outages hit southeast Texas, Louisiana Hailstones the size of golf balls along with fast, heavy rains pelted the Texas' Gulf coast from Houston up into Louisiana, bringing as much as 4 inches of rain, flooded highways and downed power lines, officials said....
14:17, 05/10/2019

Widespread blackout hits Venezuela, government blames 'electromagnetic attack' More than half of Venezuela's 23 states lost power on Monday, according to Reuters witnesses and reports on social media, a blackout the government blamed on an "electromagnetic attack."...
03:00, 07/23/2019

Images of travellers exposed in cyberattack, U.S. Customs says The U.S. Customs and Border Protection service says images of travellers -- which it presumably collected at points of entry -- have been exposed in a malicious cyberattack....
01:00, 06/11/2019

US Customs says traveler images exposed in cyberattack WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Customs and Border Protection service says images of travelers — which it presumably collected at points of entry — have been exposed in a malicious cyberattack. The federal agency said Monday that license plate images were...
01:00, 06/11/2019

These are the 11 most-endangered historic places in the US The National Trust's list aims to bring to light architectural and cultural heritage spots that are at risk of destruction or irreparable damage.        ...
17:00, 05/30/2019

The most-endangered historic places in the US The National Trust for Historic Preservation has announced its 2019 list of the most-endangered historic places in America.        ...
17:00, 05/30/2019

Merkel heir faces widespread criticism after proposal to regulate online opinion Chancellor Angela Merkel's heir apparent faced criticism from across Germany's political spectrum on Tuesday after she called for rules about expressing online opinions before elections in response to a YouTube video that criticised her par...
16:00, 05/28/2019

Widespread Target cash register outage causes long lines, exasperated shoppers The roughly two-hour outage periodically prevented Target's cashiers from scanning merchandise or processing transactions as long lines formed in some stores....
01:34, 06/16/2019

‘Mix-up’ let international arrivals bypass customs at Newark Airport A passenger claims that after landing at Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey, he and other passengers were led through the wrong door and were able to bypass customs completely. According to James Harris, dozens of passengers walked th...
19:00, 06/26/2019

India Imposes Higher Customs Duty On 28 US Products India on Saturday announced a hike in customs duties on as many as 28 US products, including almond, pulses and walnut, in response to higher tariffs imposed by Washington on Indian products like......
06:00, 06/16/2019

May refusing to budge on Brexit customs union, says Labour Shadow business secretary says plan to bring PM’s deal back to Commons is dangerous Follow the day’s political developments - live!The government is refusing to budge on Labour’s central demand for a permanent customs union in cross-party talks on Br...
13:00, 05/16/2019

German customs seizes illegal US firearm accessories German customs officers have stopped a shipment of illegal weapons accessories from the US to Austria. German law forbids equipment designed to make firearms more accurate and thus more dangerous....
17:34, 06/07/2019

China pork imports jump 24% in April -customs China imported 136,517 tonnes of pork in April, up 24% from the same month a year earlier, customs data showed on Thursday, as the world's top consumer of the meat stocked up on supplies amid concerns of a looming shortage....
11:00, 05/23/2019

Lawmakers call for Puerto Rico's governor to step down amid widespread protests on island Congressional lawmakers are siding with Puerto Ricans calling for the Carribean island's besieged Gov. Ricardo Rosselló to resign amid days of demonstrations and confrontations between protestors and police. ...
04:00, 07/20/2019

America's 11 most endangered historic places Tourists love to visit the National Mall Tidal Basin in Washington, DC, but few know that the National Park Service site is threatened by rising sea levels and outdated infrastructure....
18:51, 05/30/2019

Farewell to the V12: celebrating the endangered engine S65's V12 is based on the normally aspirated 1998 M137 5.8-litre engine first used in the S600, in which it developed just 362bhp and 391lb ft of torque The days of the V12 are numbered. We prepare to bid farewell to this most glorious of engine co...
11:17, 07/20/2019

Fisheries minister says more needs to be done to help endangered right whales There has been only one death of a right whale reported since the "aggressive" new measures came into effect in the last few weeks, the minister said....
03:51, 07/23/2019

Hackers Stole U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Traveler Photos License plate images and photos of individuals who traveled in and out of the United States were taken in a malicious hack impacting U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), according to a report in the Washington Post. The agency learned last month...
01:34, 06/11/2019

Hackers steal traveler photos and license plates from US Customs If you were wondering why it can be risky for governments to collect traveler images en masse on connected systems... well, here's why. US Customs and Border Protection has confirmed that hackers stole traveler images from a subcontractor, incl...
01:51, 06/11/2019

Centre To Earn Rs 25,000 Crore From Customs, Excise Duties Hike The government will earn a net Rs 25,000 crore from the increase in customs and excise duty on a host of products, including cigarettes, while the surcharge on super-rich would help garner additional......
00:34, 07/06/2019

China May copper imports fall 10.9% on prior month: customs China's unwrought copper imports fell 10.9% from the previous month to 361,000 tonnes in May, according to official customs data, in a bearish sign for economic growth in the world's top consumer of the metal....
14:34, 06/10/2019

US Customs data breach sees traveler information stolen US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has confirmed that tens of thousands of images of travelers and license plates have been stolen in a data breach raising concerns over how the US government handles the security of its subcontractors.At the end ...
00:51, 06/12/2019

US Customs and Border Protection target of ‘malicious cyber attack’ US Customs and Border Protection said on Monday that images obtained by the agency — including photos of license plate and travelers — have been compromised in a “malicious cyber attack.” The cyber breach took place on the network of a fe...
06:17, 06/11/2019

US customs agents seize rat meat at Chicago’s O’Hare Airport CHICAGO — Officials say U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport thwarted a man’s attempt to import several pounds of African rat meat. Customs spokesman Steve Bansbach said Tuesday that th...
10:00, 07/03/2019

Trump picks ICE director as new chief of all border and customs operations President Trump has selected acting Immigration and Customs Enforcement Director Mark Morgan to head the Department of Homeland Security agency that oversees all border and customs operations, according to a source with firsthand knowledge of the dis...
02:00, 06/26/2019

U.S. Customs and Border Protection says photos of travelers were taken in a data breach CBP says photos of travelers have been compromised as part of a “malicious cyber-attack,” raising concerns over how expanding surveillance efforts could imperil privacy....
00:34, 06/11/2019

Trump picks Mark Morgan, former customs chief, as new head of ICE WASHINGTON – President Trump used Twitter Sunday to announce he had selected a new head of Immigration and Customs Enforcement. “I am pleased to inform all of those that believe in a strong, fair and sound Immigration Policy that Mark Morgan wi...
00:17, 05/06/2019

Police Searching For Endangered Missing Teen METCALFE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – The Metcalfe County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help in finding a missing teen. Police say 15 year-old Eli Smith of Savoyard was last seen around 11:00 on Saturday night. He’s described as a missin...
03:17, 06/10/2019

Save Our Shows 2019: See all the endangered series Which 'on the bubble' series should win a lifeline? A gallery of this year's shows that need saving.        ...
22:00, 04/28/2019

Europe's small cars an endangered species Looming European emission rules may price small cars out of the market in Europe, and they're sending automakers back to the drawing board for a surprising segment of their product portfolios....
06:17, 06/22/2019

Man to plead guilty to stealing endangered lemur A California man has agreed to plead guilty to theft after he admitted taking a critically endangered ring-tailed lemur from the Santa Ana Zoo, according to a Department of Justice news release....
03:34, 05/21/2019

Endangered African penguins hatched at San Diego Zoo African penguins are an endangered species. Their numbers have dropped by more than 60 percent in the past three decades and only 23,000 breeding pairs are known to exist....
01:00, 05/10/2019

U.S. Customs agency issues tariff increase notice, allows grace period U.S. Customs and Border Protection said on Thursday it would begin collecting a 25 percent tariff on a $200 billion category of Chinese imports at 12:01 a.m. EDT (0401 GMT) on Friday, the final step toward activation of President Donald Trump's plann...
02:17, 05/10/2019

'Malicious cyber attack' exposes travelers' photos, says US customs agency Breach to a US Customs and Border Protection subcontractor has renewed concerns about facial recognition technologyA US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) data breach has exposed travelers’ photos and license plate information, renewing concerns abo...
09:00, 06/11/2019

China bans all meat from Canada alleging forged customs certificates The Chinese government has announced a suspension on imported meat products from Canada over claims of forged customs documents, the latest sign of deteriorating relations between the two countries....
07:34, 06/26/2019

Cabinet ministers split over customs union Brexit deal with Labour Sceptics say it would not command majority among MPs or survive backbench changesFollow all the latest political news on our live blogCabinet ministers are bitterly divided over whether Brexit talks with Labour should broach the possibility of a cust...
21:00, 05/01/2019

U.S. customs can seize your laptop or phone without a warrant. Advocates cry foul in court The ACLU and EFF are trying to get a court to rule searches of phones and laptops at the U.S. border are unconstitutional.        ...
13:34, 05/01/2019

Customs officials seize ship involved in $1B Philadelphia cocaine bust U.S. Customs and Border Protection said it seized a cargo ship from which authorities removed $1 billion worth of cocaine in a bust last month at a port in Philadelphia....
05:00, 07/10/2019

UK government wants to settle second Brexit vote, customs issues quickly: spokesman British Prime Minister Theresa May's government wants to resolve swiftly the issues of whether to hold a second Brexit referendum and what type of post-Brexit customs relationship to have, May's political spokesman said on Tuesday ....
20:00, 05/21/2019

John Sanders steps down as acting chief of Customs and Border Protection The acting commissioner of Customs and Border Protection will step down next week in the wake of reports that detained migrant children are being housed in squalid and unsafe conditions. News of John Sanders resignation comes as the agency returned m...
20:34, 06/25/2019

May's new Brexit offer retains Northern Irish backstop, nothing new on customs: paper British Prime Minister Theresa May's new Brexit offer to UK lawmakers retains the Northern Irish backstop and does not add anything new on customs arrangements, The Telegraph newspaper reported late on Sunday....
01:17, 05/20/2019

Customs officers barred from randomly checking papers on domestic flights Customs officers must inform passengers on domestic flights that ID checks are voluntary after reaching a court settlement in an ACLU lawsuit.        ...
19:00, 07/11/2019

5 endangered black rhinos relocated from Europe to Rwanda Five critically endangered eastern black rhinos from wildlife parks in three European countries were transported to Rwanda’s Akagera National Park on Monday...
00:51, 06/25/2019

Music Row added to list of ‘Most Endangered Historic Places’ NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The National Trust for Historic Preservation says it has named Music Row in Nashville, Tennessee, to its 2019 list of America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places. The trust says in a statement that Music Row plays a cri...
14:00, 05/30/2019

More than 500 endangered vultures die after eating poisoned elephant carcasses More than 500 endangered vultures died after eating three poisoned elephant carcasses killed by poachers, the Botswana government said in a statement Thursday....
16:34, 06/21/2019

10 places where you can see endangered sea turtles hatch and help conservation efforts It's turtle nesting season, and it's a magical sight to behold. Here are 10 places where you can help them along.        ...
20:51, 05/20/2019

Canada: endangered orca pod produces its first calf in three years Researchers spotted newborn off the west coast of British Columbia on 31 May as the last successful calving occurred in 2016A pod of endangered killer whales on Canada’s west coast has produced its first calf in three years, a promising sign for the ...
19:17, 06/03/2019

5 Dead Endangered Right Whales Found In Canadian Waters Five critically endangered North Atlantic right whales have been found dead in the Gulf of Saint Lawrence this month, Canadian officials said Thursday....
12:17, 06/28/2019

Hundreds of endangered vultures mysteriously poisoned in Botswana More than 500 vultures in Botswana have been poisoned after elephant carcasses were laced with chemicals. In a Facebook post on Thursday, the Botswanan government confirmed that the poisoning took place in the southern African nation’s Central Distri...
21:34, 06/21/2019

Trump administration to weaken protections for endangered beetle Fish and Wildlife Service is proposing to ‘downlist’ the burying beetle, which would allow drilling in Oklahoma and nearby statesThe Trump administration plans to weaken protections for a beetle threatened by extinction from climate change, lifting r...
22:00, 05/01/2019

A small town's economy. Endangered caribou. Which do we protect? British Columbia faces extreme protections to help the caribou, which would decimate the economies of towns like Revelstoke – prompting a ‘moral crisis’On 15 April, with less than a week’s notice, 700 people squeezed into a community center in Revels...
08:34, 07/15/2019

Endangered condor may have hatched in Zion National Park SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — There’s likely a new baby condor at Zion National Park in southwest Utah. Park rangers said Thursday that they suspect a pair of endangered California condors has hatched their first egg because of behavior changes between...
01:51, 06/01/2019

Trump names Mark Morgan as new head of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday that Mark Morgan, who was border patrol chief under former President Barack Obama, will head the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency....
18:00, 05/05/2019

U.S. Customs agency issues notice of higher tariff rate on Chinese goods U.S. Customs and Border Protection said on Thursday it would begin collecting a 25 percent tariff on a $200 billion category of Chinese imports at 12:01 a.m. (0401 GMT) on Friday, another step toward activation of President Donald Trump's planned tar...
22:17, 05/09/2019

U.S. Customs agency allows grace period for goods subject to China tariff hike U.S. President Donald Trump's tariff increase to 25 percent from 10 percent on $200 billion of Chinese goods will not apply to U.S.-bound cargoes that leave China before 12:01 a.m. on Friday, U.S. Customs and Border Protection said on Thursday....
02:17, 05/10/2019

Brexit: John McDonnell pours cold water on May's customs union plan Shadow chancellor says he has no trust in PM and likens Brexit talks to dealing with firm that is going bustThe shadow chancellor, John McDonnell, has poured cold water on Theresa May’s plan to offer a temporary customs union to win Labour over to a ...
17:51, 05/05/2019

Acting Customs and Border Protection commissioner to leave as immigration tensions escalate John Sanders, acting commissioner of the Customs and Border Protection agency, will be leaving his post amid reports of troubled facility.        ...
19:51, 06/25/2019

US Customs and Border Protection says traveler, license plate images exposed in cyberattack Customs and Border Protection said Monday that photos of travelers and license plates collected at one U.S. border point have been exposed.        ...
09:34, 06/11/2019

Endangered frogs delay cleanup in city ravaged by wildfires Fears of harming an endangered frog species have forced crews to delay cleaning debris from about 800 properties in Paradise, angering some residents anxious to start rebuilding their homes....
22:51, 05/10/2019

Overflowing Great Lakes pose new threat for endangered bird GLEN HAVEN, Mich. (AP) — Surging water levels are making matters worse for a Great Lakes shorebird that’s already on the endangered list. Piping plovers build nests and raise their young on beaches around the lakes. Coastline development has sh...
08:34, 06/17/2019

Teenager Pleads Guilty to Abducting Endangered Lemur from California Zoo Aquinas Kasbar, 19, faces up to a year in prison for stealing Isaac, who Santa Ana Zoo officials say is the oldest ring-tailed lemur in captivity in North America....
14:17, 07/12/2019

Superman Building makes national list of endangered places PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Providence’s iconic Superman Building is included on the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s annual list of the nation’s most endangered historic places. The 2019 list highlights 11 architectural and c...
14:17, 05/30/2019

Campaigner protecting endangered lynx wins environment prize Ana Colovic Lesoska's seven-year campaign halted hydropower projects in North Macedonia's largest national park, a critical habitat for the nearly extinct Balkan lynx....
14:17, 04/29/2019

World-first brain surgery performed on endangered kākāpō parrot Surgical techniques used on humans deployed to help chick born with skull abnormality in New ZealandVets in New Zealand have performed world-first brain surgery on a critically endangered New Zealand bird, as efforts intensify to save the vulnerable ...
13:34, 05/10/2019

Baby boom for the kakapo, New Zealand’s critically endangered parrot There are fewer than 150 adult kakapo in New Zealand, but this year’s bumper crop of almost 90 chicks renews hope that the bird can be saved from extinction...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Cameroon conservationists heal endangered African gray parrots Conservationists in Cameroon are trying to save the endangered African gray parrot, one of the world's most trafficked animals because of its skill at mimicking human speech....
17:51, 07/19/2019

The big picture: capturing the essence of India’s endangered Khasi people Aishwarya Arumbakkam’s Ka Dingiei series is inspired by the beliefs of an ancient Indian communityIn the Indian state of Meghalaya – meaning “abode of the clouds” in Sanskrit – a small village sits near the border with Bangladesh. Lama Punji is home ...
10:17, 07/21/2019

Endangered African wild dog pup killed in freak accident at Miami zoo One of the world’s most endangered mammals was accidentally crushed and killed by a heavy door at a Florida zoo, according to a report. The 4-month-old African wild dog — one of just 6,000 left on earth — was being moved to an enclosure at Zoo ...
20:00, 05/21/2019

American crocodiles, once endangered, are thriving outside a nuclear plant in Florida Last week, 73 crocodile hatchlings were rescued by a team of specialists at Florida Power & Light's Turkey Point nuclear plant and dozens more are expected to emerge soon....
23:17, 07/20/2019

Exclusive: Mark Morgan and Manny Padilla top candidates to lead Customs and Border Protection Mark Morgan and Manny Padilla are at the top of the White House list of candidates to replace outgoing acting U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner John Sanders, according to three sources with firsthand knowledge of the discussions....
00:34, 06/26/2019

Customs and Border Protection Tells Congress It's Totally Legal to Use Face Recognition on Americans U.S. Homeland Security officials faced a barrage of questions on Wednesday from House lawmakers frustrated—as several put it—over the alleged lack transparency exhibited by Customs and Border Protection (CBP) when it comes to the legally murky use of...
05:00, 07/11/2019

Korean actress faces Thai jail for endangered clam stunt During filming for a reality TV show, the actress prised open two giant clams that are protected under Thai law. The show's producers have apologized but she could now face a 5-year jail sentence....
21:51, 07/06/2019

A ‘Beech Bonanza’ Boosted the Population of This Critically Endangered New Zealand Bird A rare New Zealand bird once thought to be extinct is having its most successful breeding season in years. The kākāriki karaka, also known as the orange-fronted parakeet, is having an “epic” breeding season due to a “beech...
06:51, 07/19/2019

Queensland signs off Adani's plan for endangered black-throated finch Environment department says process has been rigorous but critics warn approved plan puts bird at risk of extinctionThe Queensland government has signed off on Adani’s black-throated finch management plan, one of two state approvals the company needs...
06:00, 05/31/2019

Endangered Snow Leopard Spotted On Nelong Valley Bridge In Uttarakhand One of the most reclusive members of the animal kingdom, a snow leopard was seen strolling on the road in the Nelong valley, which is situated in the Gangotri National Park at an altitude of 11,000......
15:17, 07/06/2019

Give endangered jaguars legal rights, Argentina campaigners ask court With fewer than 20 left in the South American country’s Gran Chaco forest – the big cats could be classed as a ‘non-human person’Argentina’s supreme court has been asked to recognize the legal rights of the South American jaguar, of which fewer than ...
21:17, 07/19/2019

Democrats push loan program to help endangered multiemployer pension plans House Democrats are set to advance legislation Wednesday to shore up endangered multiemployer pension plans by giving them low-interest federal loans and bonds, a move critics are calling a bailout. The legislation comes as unions are pressuring the ...
22:00, 07/10/2019

Puffin picture plea: Snaps needed to help save endangered seabirds People with a keen photographic eye are being asked to join the "puffarazzi" and snap pictures of puffins with fish in their bills to help find out what the seabirds are feeding their young....
05:17, 05/15/2019

World’s fattest parrot, the endangered kākāpō, could be wiped out by fungal infection Seven of the birds native to New Zealand have died, with just 142 adults remainingThe world’s fattest parrot is facing an existential threat in the form of a dangerous fungal infection which has already endangered a fifth of its species.Seven of New ...
04:34, 06/13/2019

Korean Actor Catches Endangered Giant Clams On TV, Gets 5 Years In Jail A South Korean actress faces up to five years in a Thai jail for catching endangered giant clams in a reality TV stunt, an official said Saturday, despite the show's extensive apology....
17:18, 07/06/2019

Everything you need to know about travel with animals (and kids) Travel with animals is one of the great unexplored topics in travel journalism. Most of the stories are about whether pets belong on a plane.       ...
02:17, 06/17/2019

Why We Don’t Need Animals to Keep Enjoying Meat The founder of Beyond Meat, the plant-based-meat company that recently went public, on a future without eating animals How did spending time on a farm as a child shape your views about animals and meat? I grew up in the city, in Washington, D.C., and...
14:17, 06/06/2019

7 Animals I Just Thought Up Right Now, Off The Top Of My Head It’s not hard to think up animals, not hard at all. In fact, here are seven I just thought up right this second, just off the top of my head....
02:00, 06/12/2019

Q. AND A.: ‘Wild Animals Belong to All of Us’ Collet Ngobeni is a member of the Black Mamba Anti-Poaching Unit, the predominantly female team that patrols a private wildlife reserve in South Africa....
08:00, 05/04/2019

Trump’s antics over Iran have endangered us all. The stakes are now lethally high | Jonathan Freedland In withdrawing from the nuclear deal, the US – not the vile Iranian regime – is the rogue state risking global securitySuch is the carnival of the Trump presidency, it can be tempting – especially for those outside the US – to view it as spectacle, a...
00:17, 05/09/2019

PM's claim Coalition saved reef from nonexistent 'endangered list' condemned as 'ridiculous' Scott Morrison says government took reef ‘off the endangered list’ – despite no such list existingScott Morrison has credited his government as having “saved” the Great Barrier Reef, a claim rejected as “ridiculous” by scientists, environment groups ...
05:51, 05/13/2019

'Elusive and cryptic lizard': hunt on in Melbourne for endangered grassland earless dragon Newly discovered species could soon be the first reptile on the Australian mainland to be declared extinctA newly reclassified species of lizard that is native to areas now paved by Melbourne’s suburbs could become the first reptile on mainland Austr...
03:00, 05/24/2019

Shocking stories of animals at airports The best (and worst!) stories about animals and air travel, from emotional support animal situations gone wrong to smuggled critters and more.       ...
20:17, 06/17/2019

We still don't know how some animals find their way on huge migrations From ants to bees to birds, animals cross vast and often unknown territories to reach food and breeding grounds. A new book looks at their extraordinary wayfinding skills...
17:17, 05/05/2019

Two injured while saving animals from fire TUCSON –  Officials are now trying to figure out what caused a fire that killed two animals and put two people in the hospital. Rural Metro firefighters were called to the home near Palo Verde and Drexel around 11:30am on Sunday. When they arri...
01:00, 07/15/2019

Adorable baby zoo animals to visit around the US Need a smile? See baby animals born throughout the U.S. this summer. Scaly, furry, feathery, tiny or big: Which is your favorite?       ...
03:00, 07/19/2019

Animals will shrink to survive over the next century Animals will get smaller over the next century as they downsize to survive. Scientists say larger species will also be wiped out as humans destroy their habitats. Rodents, including the dwarf gerbil and songbirds such as the white-browed sparrow-weav...
19:34, 05/24/2019

Zoo under fire for night parties near animals London Zoo has come under fire from animal rights groups for restarting adult-only, late-night parties -- despite concerns about drunk guests interfering with the animals or attempting to enter their enclosures....
18:17, 05/29/2019

Most animals can’t keep a beat despite what Darwin believed Humans turn out to have the strongest sense of rhythm of all animals, says a new book, which makes strong evolutionary connections between music and language...
18:34, 04/28/2019

When two animals interact, their brains synchronize New research shows the brains of animal pairs synchronize when they socially interact. The breakthrough promises new insights into the intricacies of social relations among animals....
22:17, 06/21/2019

How zoo animals are beating a European heatwave BERLIN — Orangutans at a Vienna zoo got buckets of water, lemurs in Rome enjoyed fruit icicles and a polar bear took to a pool in Germany as much of Europe sweltered Tuesday in an early summer heat wave. Authorities warned that temperatures could top...
23:17, 06/25/2019

Brexit news latest: Theresa May told to abandon talks with Labour and not give ground on customs union Theresa May is under pressure to abandon Brexit talks with Labour amid warnings she risks losing the "loyal middle" of the Tory Party if she gives ground on a customs union....
10:51, 05/14/2019

Marine Animal Response Society in need of funds to protect endangered whales, train volunteers The society hopes to use the funds to better respond, research and advocate for solutions aimed at protecting endangered North Atlantic right whales....
00:51, 07/17/2019

Actress who allegedly caught endangered clams on TV show could face prison time: reports An actress from South Korea could face prison time in Thailand for allegedly catching endangered clams during the filming of a TV show, according to reports....
15:53, 07/06/2019

China tariffs could force 'widespread store closures' and put $40 billion in sales at risk 2019 has already been a tough year for retailers but the tariffs with China could put $40 billion of sales and 12,000 stores at risk, a report says.        ...
20:00, 05/20/2019

She Draws Deeply Human Characters. They’re Just Animals. Lisa Hanawalt, the illustrator behind “Bojack Horseman,” has created “Tuca & Bertie,” about two 30-something bird-women. “It was important to me to show that women are gross,” she said....
17:00, 04/29/2019

Apparent Division 2 Bug Gives You Ammo For Killing Animals So much for deer in The Division 2 not dropping meat or any other rewards when you shoot them. The animals scurrying through the game’s post-disaster Washington, DC recently started dropping special ammunition....
23:51, 06/24/2019

We the Animals review – tough times in the sunshine This coming-of-age story about three brothers growing up in backwoods America features some hard knocks but risks prettifying povertyWorking in the highly-charged style of Terrence Malick, documentary film-maker Jeremiah Zagar makes his feature debut...
11:34, 06/13/2019

NYC pet owners are giving their stressed out animals pot products These pets won’t stay off the grass. New York dogs and cats are turning to pot to deal with ailments like chronic pain and seizures — and just to mellow out after a long day walking for The Man, according to their owners and dealers. “Phoebe is a lit...
02:17, 05/28/2019

Prague zoo animals cool down with sorbet in the heat Adorable pictures show gorillas and polar bears at Prague’s zoo keeping cool during the current European heat wave by eating their own version of sorbet....
23:17, 06/27/2019

We could soon make animals with cells that contain two genetic codes Molecular machinery to make synthetic proteins has been added to human cells in the lab. Next: animals and plants with artificial factories in every cell...
18:34, 04/28/2019

In Planet Zoo, You Can Only Get Good By Learning Facts About Animals Planet Zoo is the latest simulator from Frontier Developments, the creators of Roller Coaster Tycoon and the recent Planet Coaster. In this one, you’re building a zoo and making sure all the animals are well cared for, which comes with unexpected cha...
17:51, 06/18/2019

Most 'meat' in 2040 will not come from dead animals, says report Consultants say 60% will be grown in vats or plant-based products that taste like meatMost of the meat people eat in 2040 will not come from slaughtered animals, according to a report that predicts 60% will be either grown in vats or replaced by plan...
12:34, 06/12/2019

35 arrested in ICE operation that targeted 2,000 Immigration and Customs Enforcement arrested 35 migrants as part of an operation targeting families with court-ordered removals, a Department of Homeland Security official confirmed to CNN on Tuesday....
18:00, 07/23/2019

Google puts augmented reality animals in its Search app If you Google certain animals, you might just come across an augmented reality surprise in your results. The tech giant has rolled out a new card for Search that can put animal virtual animals in the real world, so long as you have an AR-enabled phon...
23:17, 06/01/2019

We've dug up tiny animals from beneath a frozen Antarctic lake The discovery of preserved carcasses of tiny crustaceans and tardigrades beneath Lake Mercer suggests biologically complex life may survive deep beneath the ice...
18:34, 04/28/2019

19 dead animals found in pet carriers, garbage bags WINFIELD TOWNSHIP, Pa. (AP) — Nineteen dead animals have been found behind a Pennsylvania home in what one humane officer calls the worst case of animal cruelty she’s ever seen. The bodies of one dog and 18 cats were found Wednesday in carriers...
01:17, 06/15/2019

There’s now an AI to prevent cats from bringing dead animals into your house We cover a lot of stuff related to AI. There are some fascinating models that can create talking head videos based on just one picture, or manipulate an image with just one click. But now there’s a fascinating model that can stop your cat from bringi...
18:00, 07/01/2019

A chimp's hug shows it's time to accept that animals have feelings too In Mama’s Last Hug, primatologist Frans de Waal argues that we can no longer deny that animals have feelings and we need to look closely at their inner lives...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Crannog: the woman who cares for animals at the end of their lives – video Alexis has a life-threatening disease. She spends her time in the wooded expanse of northern Scotland, where she takes care of dozens of animals who are also sick, wounded or dying. Some have terminal cancer, some would otherwise be killed because of...
01:17, 07/13/2019

Watch: Zoo Animals Share Techniques To Keep Cool In Heatwave Large swathes of western and northern Europe will scorch this week with temperatures reaching up to 43 degrees Celsius. But it's not just humans who are feeling the hot weather, zoo animals in Europe......
09:17, 06/27/2019

Vultures are eating animals alive on Kentucky farms Vultures are multiplying nationally, and their greater numbers have made them more desperate for food – even if it's alive        ...
05:17, 06/27/2019

Physics indicates some of Earth’s earliest animals helped each other feed Enlarge / The result of a fluid mechanics simulation with multiple Erniettas. (credit: Dave Mazierski) What drove the evolution of the earliest animal life? In modern animals, it's easy to infer a lot about an organism's lifestyle based on its anat...
20:00, 06/21/2019

For the First Time, Researchers Eliminated HIV From the Genomes of Living Animals There’s no question that powerful anti-HIV medications can do a fairly good job of keeping the virus under control. Used properly, these anti-retroviral drugs (ARVs) can suppress HIV enough to keep it at levels so low they’re undetectable...
16:51, 07/03/2019

'The Lion King' roars into Disney realm of animals just like us The new "The Lion King" hews closely to the original, standing apart with its visual realism, using computer animation to approximate the look of a nature documentary. Yet amid a golden age of that genre, as the Disney blockbuster heads toward a big ...
22:51, 07/18/2019

Cops warn animals at Disney World may have rabies It’s not just the parkgoers you have to worry about. Disney — which is currently dealing with the fallout from its Toontown throw-down in California — may have an even bigger problem on their hands in the Sunshine State, where a 60-...
13:17, 07/10/2019

Watch: This Circus Uses 3D Holograms Instead Of Animals To Fight Cruelty A circus in Germany has taken an innovative step to fight animal cruelty. Circus Ronacalli has begun to phase out real animals in their acts, replacing them with beautiful 3D holograms instead....
09:51, 06/07/2019

11 times wild animals ended up in places they shouldn't be Alan Diaz/AP Photo Sometimes, animals end up in places where they're not supposed to be. An alligator was spotted in Chicago's Humboldt Park Lagoon on Tuesday. A mountain lion once tried to enter a casino in Reno, Nevada. A kangaroo was seen hopping...
00:17, 07/12/2019

Noted dog breeders charged over animals found in squalor KINGWOOD, N.J. (AP) — The owners of a once-renowned New Jersey dog kennel where authorities say nearly 200 terriers and dachshunds were living in squalor are now facing numerous animal cruelty charges. The counts against 66-year-old Martin Strozeski ...
13:51, 06/18/2019

This is how zoo animals across the country are keeping cool during the heat wave As temperatures rose from the East Coast to the West Coast, zoos have had to get creative in keeping their animals safe under the extreme conditions. Elephant showers, wolf pool parties and frozen watermelons have been just a few of the ideas they ca...
17:51, 07/22/2019

Namibia forced by drought to auction 1,000 wild animals Southern African nation aiming to limit starvation and generate conservation fundsDrought-hit Namibia has authorised the sale of at least 1,000 wild animals – including elephants and giraffes – to limit loss of life and generate US$1.1 million for co...
07:00, 06/16/2019

Hot conditions across United States put people, animals at risk Temperatures at or above 100 degrees will create dangers for more adults, children and animals across parts of the United States in the days leading up to Independence Day....
07:51, 06/30/2019

Here’s why animals behave strangely during lunar and solar eclipses For most animals, the structure of their day – and indeed their year – depends on the light-dark cycle. These regular and rhythmic cycles in the length of days tell animals when they should be foraging, when they should be asleep, when it’s time to m...
01:34, 07/19/2019

Bias Against Female Lab Animals Is Messing Up Scientific Research Gender discrimination in science doesn’t just affect women scientists. It also skews the results of animal research, as a new paper out this week describes. Animals used in experiments are still overwhelmingly male, thanks to outdated stereotypes tha...
17:00, 05/31/2019

Humans causing shrinking of nature as larger animals die off Average size of wild animals predicted to fall by a quarter in 100 years through extinctionsHumanity’s ongoing destruction of wildlife will lead to a shrinking of nature, with the average body size of animals falling by a quarter, a study predicts.Th...
13:17, 05/23/2019

German circus replaced animals with holograms, and it’s awesome Ah, the circus. It’s a time-honored tradition, but the practice of training animals to do silly things for the amusement of youngsters is definitely old-fashioned, and there are many reasons why it’s not a popular as it once was. The trea...
00:34, 06/07/2019

London Zoo Defends Return of Late-Night Parties Among the Animals Activists say the mix of alcohol and music at the event, which is intended to bring visitors closer to the wildlife and raise conservation funds, is inappropriate....
19:00, 06/10/2019

Conservative MP calls for national rules for emotional service animals Michelle Rempel's husband, U.S. military veteran Jeffrey Garner, has an emotional-service dog for therapeutic reasons and has official documentation from medical specialists for it....
05:00, 07/18/2019

Humans aren't only killing off animals -- plants are disappearing too, report says Almost 600 plant species have been wiped from the planet in the past 250 years, more than twice the number of bird, mammal and amphibian species that have met the same fate, according to a new study....
15:00, 06/11/2019

They don't look as scary as a snake or a bear, but these animals are surprisingly deadly Dogs bite. Bees sting. Farm animals kill. These animals don't look as scary as snakes or bears, but it's worth remembering how deadly they can be.        ...
09:00, 05/23/2019

Eating Animals review – painful portrait of factory farming Natalie Portman narrates an unsettling documentary about how agribusiness resorts to ever greater squalor and cruelty ‘You vote at least three times a day with your fork,” says a farmer in this sombre, painful, relevant documentary about agribusiness...
10:51, 06/06/2019

10 places to get up close and personal with America's largest animals There are animal sanctuaries and rescues; farms; and even big-game parks that allow visitors to interact with unbelievable species.       ...
16:00, 06/19/2019

German circus goes cruelty-free and replaces animals with holograms Ah, the circus. It’s a time-honored tradition, but the practice of training animals to do silly things for the amusement of youngsters is definitely old-fashioned and there are many reasons why it’s not a popular as it once was. The treatment of circ...
16:34, 06/07/2019

PACC expects to take in hundreds of stray animals after Fourth of July TUCSON- After the Fourth of July, the Pima Animal Care Center expects to take in hundreds of lost pets over the next couple of days. Tiffany Mendola said that she found a little dog wondering around Old Father and Ina with no tags. “We were rid...
12:36, 07/06/2019

'Russian spy' whale shines spotlight on military-grade animals For centuries, human beings have made use of animals' highly evolved capabilities, from the strength of horses to the hunting ability of birds of prey. Now, a discovery in Norway has turned the focus to the training of animals for military purposes....
10:17, 05/04/2019

Like salmon? They're now the first genetically modified animals approved for consumption Inside an Indiana aquafarming complex, thousands of salmon eggs genetically modified to grow faster than normal are hatching into tiny fish.       ...
17:17, 06/21/2019

People Are Taking Emotional Support Animals Everywhere. States Are Cracking Down. More Americans are saying they need a variety of animals — dogs, ducks, even insects — for their mental health. But critics say many are really just pets that do not merit special status....
21:17, 06/18/2019

Carnivorous pitcher plants are regularly eating vertebrate animals A survey in August and September 2018 revealed that a fifth of the pitcher plants growing in one bog in Ontario had caught at least one juvenile salamander...
17:34, 06/10/2019

Exclusive: 600-million-year old blobs are earliest animals ever found Fossils in China suggest that that some of the first animals in existence may have been carnivorous comb jellies similar to some species that still exist today...
18:34, 04/28/2019

“Operation Call It Quits” – Robocall Crackdown The Federal Trade Commission is cracking down on robocalls. “Our message is simple: it’s time to call it quits,” Bureau of Consumer Protections Director Andrew Smith said Tuesday as he announced a collaboration with multiple law enf...
07:34, 06/26/2019

Pima County approves Operation Stonegarden 3-2 TUCSON – Pima County Board of Supervisors approved to accept the Operation Stonegarden grant 3-2 during Tuesday’s scheduled meeting. Pima County Board of Supervisors votes 3-2 to approve Operation Stonegarden funds, with certain conditio...
23:51, 05/07/2019

Nissan's U.S. Operation Has Become a 'Major Problem Child' Some very bad news for Nissan in the United States, Ford’s aluminum bet pays off, Mercedes-Benz plans to slim down and much more for The Morning Shift of Monday, May 20, 2019....
17:17, 05/20/2019

1000s of Neolithic Engravings Reveal Egyptians' Ancient Reverence For Animals The Ancient Egyptians had a remarkable relationship with the animals, who they respected and revered. An astonishing discovery in the deserts of north-eastern Egypt is illustrating that this likely dated back to the late Stone Age.  Archaeologists ha...
03:34, 05/15/2019

Oklahoma cowboys ride in to save hundreds of animals from unprecedented flooding For the past two weeks, farmers in Oklahoma have wincingly witnessed unprecedented floods decimate decades of history, their ranches, their livestock, their livelihoods. But a group of four longtime friends and cowboys have set aside their own day jo...
17:34, 06/03/2019

Afghanistan Dispatch: In Afghan Blood Sports, the Animals Aren’t the Only Ones Fighting In Afghanistan, dogfights attract stadium-sized crowds and big purses. Fighting birds and even camels also feed the Afghan love of animal “sports,” although religious leaders decry them as sinful....
14:34, 04/30/2019

You Animals Love Vertical Video So Much Samsung Made a TV That Turns Sideways It was bound to happen at some point. Realizing that young people like to look at social media on their phones, Samsung is releasing a new TV in Korea that can flip from landscape mode to portrait mode. That means millennials can beam their Snapchat ...
18:17, 04/29/2019

Tigers kill Italian tamer as parliament mulls ban on circus animals Four tigers have mauled to death their tamer in southern Italy, fuelling calls for a ban on the use of animals in circuses as parliament debates the issue....
20:00, 07/05/2019

PHOTOS: Animals ‘loving’ late spring snow in Northern Arizona Snow in May? In Arizona. Yes, we know it’s crazy. The National Weather Service issued a Winter Weather Advisory that is in effect until 11 a.m. Thursday. The areas affected are Doney Park, Flagstaff, Forest Lakes, Fredonia, Grand Canyon, Heber-...
23:34, 05/23/2019

2-year-old boy dies from E. coli linked to animals at San Diego County Fair Three other children were also sickened by the bacteria after coming in contact with animals at the fair.        ...
14:00, 06/29/2019

Animals failing to adapt to speed of climate crisis, study finds Scientists warn of ‘alarming’ lag between human-driven seasons shift and animals’ behavioural changesThe speed of climate disruption is outstripping many animals’ capacity to adapt, according to a study that warns of a growing threat to even common s...
17:51, 07/23/2019

Glacier National Park tourists asked to log where animals are crossing the highway Wildlife officials are asking people who are traveling near Glacier National Park to report sightings of animals crossing the road.       ...
20:51, 07/23/2019

CBI Summons Narada Sting Operation Whistleblower For Questioning The Central Bureau of Investigation on Wednesday summoned Mathew Samuel, the whistleblower in the Narada sting operation case, to appear before it for questioning on June 24....
01:00, 06/20/2019

Iraqi forces begin operation against IS along Syrian border Iraq’s security and paramilitary forces have begun a military operation along the border with Syria aiming to clear the area of Islamic State group militants...
12:00, 07/07/2019

International police operation captures cocaine in Atlantic LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portuguese police say they have intercepted a Brazilian trawler in the Atlantic Ocean and found on board cocaine with a street value of more than 30 million euros ($34 million). Officials say the drug was heading to Europe, an...
12:34, 06/04/2019

Nearly 1,000 Murder Suspects Held In Brazil Police Operation Brazilian police carried out a giant anti-murder operation in nearly every state of the country Tuesday, arresting 968 suspects in one day, according to the National Council of Civilian Police Chiefs....
07:51, 05/29/2019

Raids Expected To Begin in U.S. Immigration Enforcement Operation (WASHINGTON) — A nationwide immigration enforcement operation targeting people who are in the United States illegally is expected to begin this weekend after it was postponed last month by President Donald Trump, according to two administration...
20:34, 07/11/2019

How one romance scammer built an international phishing operation Researchers have detailed the evolution of a business email compromise scheme that is thought to have cost organisations millions - but over a decade ago, the operation had very simple beginnings....
15:34, 06/05/2019

CBOE STOCK EXCHANGE CELEBRATES FIRST YEAR OF OPERATION; NEW YORK and CHICAGO, March 5, 2008 - CBSX, the CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC, a subsidiary of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), announced today that the exchange has successfully completed its first year of operation. ......
02:00, 05/03/2019

Conductor Michael Tilson Thomas has heart operation NEW YORK (AP) — Conductor Michael Tilson Thomas has undergone a heart operation at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio. His representative, the public relations agency of Shuman Associates in New York, said Tuesday that doctors called the operation a succes...
09:34, 06/26/2019

City of Tucson prepares for monsoon with Operation Splash TUCSON – The monsoon is fast approaching. Its official first day is June 15. Driving flooded streets can get chaotic and dangerous, which is why the city is already preparing. Anyone who has lived in Tucson for the monsoon knows that when it ra...
18:17, 06/05/2019

Mirtha Legrand recovering 'favourably' after emergency operation Legendary actress and TV presenter, who has dominated Argentina's TV screens for decades faces at least a few more days in hospital, doctor confirms....
02:17, 05/16/2019

Operation Meltdown: NYC seizes 46 ice cream trucks for failing to pay $4.5M Children in New York City may have fewer opportunities to cool down with a sweet treat this summer after city officials seized 46 ice cream trucks that collectively owe $4.5 million in fines and parking tickets....
08:17, 06/07/2019

Hedge fund could bid for Hudson News wholesale operation Could Anthony Melchiorre’s Chatham Asset Management be readying a bid to buy out Jimmy Cohen’s Hudson News magazine wholesale distribution business? “I wouldn’t be surprised if it happens in the third or fourth quarter,” said one veteran of the magaz...
06:51, 07/12/2019

$200M cryptocurrency mixing operation dismantled by Eurocops A cryptocurrency mixing service that turned over $200 million worth of Bitcoin has been shut down following an investigation led by authorities from a number of European nations. The Dutch anti-fraud agency (FIOD) and Public Prosecution Service annou...
14:51, 05/23/2019

EU publishes Europe-wide rules on drone operation BERLIN (AP) — The European Union has published EU-wide rules on drones to provide a clear framework for what is and isn’t allowed, improve safety and make it easier for drone users to operate their craft in another European country. The Europea...
14:51, 06/11/2019

Glastonbury festival: 'huge improvement' in clean-up operation Good weather speeds clean-up of festival site, with more than 99% of tents taken homeThe annual clean-up of the Glastonbury festival site is 90% completed with only 500 of the 55,000 tents brought on site by attendees being left behind, according to ...
16:34, 07/05/2019

Brexit latest: 'Customs union the only option left for Theresa May,' says Jeremy Corbyn ally Theresa May has "no option" but to tear up her red lines on a customs union if she wants to pass her Brexit deal, one of Jeremy Corbyn's closest allies said today....
14:17, 05/01/2019

Toddler Dies From E. Coli Linked to Contact With Animals at San Diego County Fair Officials say a 2-year-old boy, who died on June 24, was one of four children who showed symptoms of E. coli after coming in contact with animals at the fair in June....
01:00, 07/01/2019

Volunteers rush to transport shelter animals threatened by Barry out of storm's path A multistate rescue effort helped secure and transport more than 120 cats and dogs to safety on Friday, removing them from shelters in Louisiana in anticipation of Tropical Storm Barry....
04:17, 07/14/2019

Italian court jails 24 over South American Operation Condor Dictatorships of six countries conspired to kidnap and kill political opponents in 1970sAn Italian court has sentenced 24 people to life in prison for their involvement in Operation Condor, in which the dictatorships of six South American countries c...
22:17, 07/08/2019

Green feared appendicitis operation might stall 2019 DTM momentum Audi's Jamie Green says he was concerned that his appendicitis surgery could have impacted his DTM momentum before he returned to seal a podium finish at the Norisring last weekend...
15:34, 07/09/2019

'Like a military operation': restoration of Rembrandt's Night Watch begins Elaborate process will be livestreamed from Amsterdam’s RijksmuseumThe restorers, data experts and art historians at the Rijksmuseum call it Operation Night Watch. “Because it is like a military operation in the planning,” said Taco Dibbits, the muse...
16:34, 07/05/2019

Colombia-led multinational operation seizes 94.2 tonnes of cocaine in 105-day period A multinational anti-narcotics operation led by Colombia has seized up to 94.2 tonnes of cocaine in the past 105 days worth some $3.2 billion, President Ivan Duque said on Monday...
08:34, 04/30/2019

Wout van Aert has operation on 'deep wound' after crashing out of Tour "Wout van Aert is out of the Tour de France after the Jumbo Visma rider crashed during the individual time trial on Friday, with his team later confirming he underwent surgery after suffering a \"deep flesh wound\"."...
01:17, 07/20/2019

Spanish politician arrested for alleged underground marijuana operation A Spanish politician from the conservative Popular Party (PP) resigned Thursday after being arrested on charges of running an underground marijuana-growing operation....
22:51, 07/19/2019

Cops’ 5-hour rescue operation for kitten trapped in car engine An adorable kitten got stuck in a car’s engine in Brooklyn early Sunday — sparking a 5-hour police operation to rescue it. “It’s just part of the job — from cats to bad guys, we do this for a living,” said one of t...
22:17, 06/16/2019

Europe: Police conduct massive anti-doping operation A Europe-wide police operation has led to the seizure of tons of steroids, 234 arrests, and the dismantling of 17 crime groups. It was the largest operation of its kind ever conducted....
00:34, 07/09/2019

Italy court sentences 24 people to life for Operation Condor Uruguay’s government says a court in Italy has sentenced 24 people to life in prison for involvement in human rights crimes committed during the “Operation Condor” offensive by South American governments to hunt down dissidents...
02:17, 07/09/2019

CNN preparing to make cuts at London-based news operation Surprise announcement likely to result in at least a dozen employees losing their jobsCNN is preparing to make substantial cuts to its London-based television news operation in a move that is likely to result in at least a dozen employees losing thei...
19:00, 05/29/2019

The Division 2’s 8-player raid Operation Dark Hours launches May 16 The sequel's first raid tasks players with fighting back the Black Tusks at an airport. The first team to beat the raid will win a special in-game prize.Read More...
20:34, 05/14/2019

CFK's Book Fair appearance to feature major security operation Former President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner presents her memoirs at the 45th Buenos Aires Book Fair. The book dwells on her life and time in office as Argentina's first elected woman president....
20:00, 05/08/2019

US Operation "Broken Heart" Leads To Arrest Of 1,700 Child Sex Offenders The US Justice Department said Tuesday that it has arrested nearly 1,700 alleged online child sex offenders in a two-month operation across the country....
23:51, 06/11/2019

Turkish military launches operation against militants in northern Iraq Turkey's military launched an operation with commandos, backed by artillery and air strikes, against Kurdish militants in a mountainous area of northern Iraq, the defence ministry said on Tuesday....
11:17, 05/28/2019

Inside the Luxury Condo That New York Says Was an Illegal Airbnb Operation At the Atelier, a condominium building in New York City, the board president and a small travel agency built a lucrative lodging business, according to people with knowledge of the rental arrangements....
00:00, 06/10/2019

Rio governor branded a show-off after tweeting video during police operation Bolsonaro ally Wilson Witzel was onboard police helicopter when he tweeted the videoRio de Janeiro’s new governor, Wilson Witzel, is facing criticism after tweeting a video from a helicopter while observing a police operation in which shots were repo...
08:34, 05/06/2019

Boeing says disabled alert on 737 Max wasn't necessary for safe operation of aircraft Boeing's statement comes after Southwest Airlines, the company's largest 737 Max customer, said Boeing did not inform it about the disabled alert until after the fatal crash of a Lion Air 737 Max in Indonesia last October....
02:51, 05/07/2019

Bi-national operation targets smugglers south of U.S.-Mexico border TUCSON – U.S. and Mexican authorities say they seized narcotics, assault weapons, and communication equipment during a four-day bi-national operation last weekend. Customs and Border Protection says 19 smugglers , including a six Honduran natio...
00:00, 05/25/2019

Nissan eyes $41 million crash test operation near Detroit Nissan is in the "final stages of internal review" for the potential project at its North American technical center in Farmington Hills, Mich., a spokesman said,. ...
21:17, 05/24/2019

Iraqi forces launch anti-IS operation north of Baghdad Iraq’s military says its troops are partnering with security agencies and paramilitary forces to clear remnants of the Islamic State group, targeting north of Baghdad and surrounding areas...
16:51, 07/20/2019

Argentina Police Foil International Arms-Smuggling Operation Acting on tips from the United States and Brazil, the authorities raided several sites, arresting 23 people and confiscating more than 2,500 weapons....
15:34, 06/28/2019

EU police agency says operation smashed organized crime ring The European Union's police agency says an international law enforcement operation has smashed an organized crime gang that earned hundreds of millions of euros in drug and cigarette trafficking, assassinations and money laundering....
15:51, 05/22/2019

Prolific crime gang behind £600m UK smuggling operation smashed An organised crime gang that earned hundreds of millions of euros in drug and cigarette trafficking, assassinations and money laundering has been smashed by Europol....
16:00, 05/22/2019

Salvation Army hosts Operation Chill Out, donations needed TUCSON – As it’s heating up in southern Arizona, the Salvation Army prepares to help the homeless in the community. The organization is asking the community to participate in Operation Chill Out by donating to their cause. Operation Chill Out will go...
19:34, 06/03/2019

Snapchat's Gender-Swap Filter Inspires a Sting Operation Since its launch in May, Snapchat's gender-swap filter, which allows users to see what they would look like as a stereotypical man or woman, has inspired countless pranks and crude jokes....
15:17, 06/13/2019

Turkish soldier killed, six wounded in operation in Iraq's north A Turkish soldier was killed and six wounded on Friday in an operation in northern Iraq during clashes with the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), the Turkish defense ministry said....
18:17, 07/19/2019

Canada needs to ramp up ocean protection by 30% to give marine animals ‘hope of survival’: report The Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society says in a report that while there has been progress in recent years, recommendations from international scientific bodies suggest there's more work to do....
14:34, 06/03/2019

Animals and plants help engineers light up cities, detect explosives, and predict natural disastors For decades, humans have modeled technology on observations of the natural world. But new discoveries about nature—and tools for manipulating it—have opened up novel approaches potentially more powerful than mere imitation to solving Human Age proble...
16:34, 07/21/2019

Beto O'Rourke peddles false claim that Trump called asylum-seekers 'animals' Former U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke, a candidate for the Democratic Party's 2020 presidential nomination, used a televised town hall event Tuesday night to spread the debunked claim that President Trump called asylum seekers “animals."...
08:00, 05/22/2019

Inspiring: David Attenborough Just Told A Class Of Second-Graders That Any Of Them Could Grow Up To Stare At Animals And Describe What They’re Doing If you needed a little pick-me-up today, you should know that one of television’s most beloved personalities just went out of his way to inspire the next generation to follow their dreams: David Attenborough just told a class of second-graders that a...
20:17, 06/19/2019

Chinese and German army medics start joint UN operation in Bavaria Medics from the two countries' militaries are undertaking "Combined Aid 2019," to respond to a staged cholera outbreak in Bavaria. The exercise is the first of its kind for Chinese medics in Europe....
13:51, 07/05/2019

Italian-Canadian police operation dismantles 'ndrangheta mafia clan Police in Canada and Italy have arrested at least 23 suspected members of the 'ndrangheta mafia, in a joint operation. The 'ndrangheta, little known in Canada, had set up operations near Toronto....
08:00, 07/19/2019

Froome undergoes successful six-hour operation after high-speed crash "Chris Froome has undergone a successful six-hour operation after a high-speed crash on Wednesday left him in intensive care with multiple fractures."...
06:00, 06/14/2019

Italy's Berlusconi to leave hospital in coming days after bowel operation Italy's elderly former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi will be released from the hospital in the coming days after undergoing an operation due to a bowel obstruction, his political party said in a statement on Tuesday....
00:51, 05/01/2019

Operation targeting MS-13 gang in Texas nets nearly 2 dozen arrests, officials say Three MS-13 gang members charged with the killing of a rival gang member who was hacked to death were among nearly two dozen recently arrested in the Houston area as part of an operation targeting the notorious gang, federal officials announced Tuesd...
19:00, 06/05/2019

Donald Trump Orders Attack On Iran, Then Calls Off Operation: Officials US President Donald Trump ordered an attack on Iran on Thursday in retaliation for the downing of a surveillance drone in the Strait of Hormuz, officials said, but he called the operation off just......
13:34, 06/21/2019

ICE Is Expected to Begin Operation on Sunday Targeting 2,000 Immigrant Family Members The operation will focus on undocumented migrants in at least 10 major cities across the country and who had their cases expedited and were served deportation orders....
05:34, 06/22/2019

Italian-Canadian police operation targets 'ndrangheta mafia clan Police in Canada and Italy have arrested at least 23 suspected members of the 'ndrangheta mafia, in a joint operation. The 'ndrangheta, little known in Canada, had set up operations near Toronto....
14:34, 07/19/2019

PCSD busts marijuana grow operation in west side business TUCSON – A search warrant served at west side business led Pima County Sheriff’s Department to a marijuana grow operation on Tuesday. Deputies with PCSD Narcotics and Special Investigation Section served the warrant at a business in the 400 block of ...
20:34, 06/27/2019

Kohl's to close its Off/Aisle discount stores after four years in operation Kohl's will close its four Off/Aisle stores, ending a four-year-old foray into discount retailing, the company told employees Tuesday.       ...
02:17, 06/12/2019

Turkey will launch operation in Syria if safe zone not established: minister Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Monday that if a planned safe zone in northern Syria is not established, and if threats continue against Turkey, Ankara would launch a military operation east of the Euphrates river....
22:34, 07/22/2019

Bye, bye Sinemia: MoviePass competitor calls it quits, abruptly shuts down US operation After months of trying to keep up with the competition, Sinemia has officially shut down. Here's how you can get a refund.        ...
23:51, 04/28/2019

Brazil environment agency launches operation to combat Amazon deforestation Brazil's environmental protection agency IBAMA on Wednesday launched its biggest-ever operation to tackle illegal logging that is accelerating Amazon deforestation amid a surge in tree-felling since President Jair Bolsonaro took office....
13:00, 06/06/2019

Lear to close plant near Detroit, move operation to northern Mich. Lear is shifting seating work from a plant near Detroit to another operation in Traverse City, Mich., and said it is offering affected employees the chance to transfer....
01:00, 06/12/2019

French, Malian forces kill 20 militants in operation: Mali army Allied French and Malian forces killed 20 militants in an operation in a part of northern Mali where Islamic State operates, a spokesman for the West African nation's military said on Sunday....
14:17, 06/16/2019

McIlroy's salvage operation falls just short at British Open Rory McIlroy fell just short in his quest to make the cut at the British Open at Royal Portrush but produced a 6-under 65 that will live long in the memory        ...
01:51, 07/20/2019

Saudi-led coalition starts operation to target military positions in Sanaa The Saudi-led coalition said it started an operation to target military positions in the Yemeni capital of Sanaa, according to state TV early on Saturday....
03:51, 07/20/2019

Operation Avalanche, the only good conspiracy—fake the Moon landing, get promoted [credit: Zapruder Films ] With this weekend's 50th anniversary of the Moon landing, it's worth remembering most conspiracy theories are more-or-less the same: a...
17:00, 07/20/2019

US sailor on USS Abraham Lincoln goes overboard in Arabian Sea, search operation underway A U.S. sailor went overboard Wednesday from the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln, prompting a search operation in the Arabian Seam according to the Fifth Fleet....
01:17, 07/19/2019

US says Venezuelan fighter jet 'aggressively shadowed' Navy reconnaissance plane, endangered crew "The Maduro regime continues to undermine internationally-recognized laws and demonstrate its contempt for international agreements," the U.S. said.        ...
03:51, 07/22/2019

Tuca & Bertie Creator Lisa Hanawalt Makes Shows About Animals. But at Their Core, They’re Deeply Human Fans of BoJack Horseman, who love their cartoons whimsical, full of puns and served with a side of depression, have cartoonist-designer-producer Lisa Hanawalt to thank. And in a happy turn of events for those viewers, Hanawalt has created a new show,...
04:51, 05/11/2019

Animal cruelty bill signed strengthens penalties for people who abuse domestic animals in Arizona TUCSON- Governor Doug Ducey signed HB2671 into law Wednesday, strengthening penalties for people who abuse domestic animals in the state. Animal cruelty is despicable — and Arizona will not tolerate it. Proud to sign #HB2671 to strengthen penalties ...
09:17, 05/10/2019

UPDATE 1-Vedanta says execs unable to visit KCM Zambia operation, engage with management Global mining conglomerate Vedanta said on Friday its executives were unable to visit its Zambian Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) operation and engage with local management in a setback to efforts to ease tensions amid a legal battle with Zambia....
12:34, 05/31/2019

India's Vedanta says execs unable to visit KCM Zambia operation, engage with management Indian miner Vedanta said on Friday company executives were unable to visit its Zambian Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) operation and engage with local management in a setback to efforts to ease tensions amid a legal battle with Zambia....
12:34, 05/31/2019

French forces weren't aware of U.S, Korean hostages ahead of Burkina operation French special forces who rescued four people, including two French citizens, being held by militants in Burkina Faso on Friday had not been aware of the presence of the American and South Korean hostages, France's Armed Forces Minister said....
02:00, 05/11/2019

Deutsche lifted by Fed stress test pass in boost to Wall Street operation Deutsche Bank's shares rose as much as 4.8% on Friday after Germany's biggest bank passed an annual health check by the U.S. Federal Reserve, in a boost to its Wall Street operations....
11:00, 06/28/2019

Germany: Merkel commemorates Hitler assassination plot 75 years after 'Operation Valkyrie' On July 20, 1944, Claus von Stauffenberg tried to kill Adolf Hitler by placing a suitcase bomb next to him during a meeting of senior Nazi officials. Merkel said he and his co-conspirators were "true patriots."...
19:00, 07/20/2019

Multistate child exploitation operation bust leads to 82 arrests, 17 rescues, officials say Officials in Georgia announced Friday that 82 suspects were arrested as a result of a 4-month long sting across eight states targeting those that possessed or distributed “the most violent sexual abuse material involving infants and toddlers.”...
16:17, 05/04/2019

Gen. Keane: Likelihood of large-scale military operation in Iran is 'pretty remote' President Trump, during a meeting with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the White House, was asked Thursday whether the U.S. will take military action against Iran. ...
01:17, 06/21/2019

WATCH: Sean Hannity goes in-depth on 'Operation Boomerang' as Barr 'investigates the investigators' Sean Hannity took Fox News viewers in-depth this week on a series of big developments in what he called "Operation Boomerang," kicking off with the news that a U.S. attorney will "investigate the investigators."...
23:34, 05/17/2019

Cyclone Fani hits India's east coast after huge evacuation operation The powerful cyclone Fani has struck India's eastern coast, bringing high winds and torrential rain. More than a million people were taken to safety ahead of the storm....
09:51, 05/03/2019

Three French soldiers killed by toxic fumes in Guyana illegal mine operation Three French soldiers died from toxic fumes during an operation targeting illegal gold miners in French Guyana, the defense ministry said on Thursday....
11:51, 07/18/2019

Man tried to rob store at gunpoint, left when realizing there wasn't enough cash to pay for daughter's operation: cops A Philadelphia man allegedly tried to rob a convenience store because he said he needed money to pay for his daughter’s kidney transplant but then left the store without taking anything when he realized there wasn’t enough cash in the register to pay...
17:34, 07/10/2019

'Operation Heal Our Patriots' helps wounded military couples in their married lives Dozens of combat-wounded veterans and their spouses will be flown to Alaska this week as part of a week-long biblically-based marriage retreat covered by the Christian non-profit, Samaritan's Purse, "for spiritual refreshment, physical renewal, and m...
21:51, 05/27/2019

Senate restores Export-Import Bank to full operation in win for business and Trump over conservatives The Republican-led Senate on Wednesday restored the Export-Import Bank to full working order after more than four years of it being being effectively closed down by conservative critics in Congress....
19:34, 05/08/2019

South Korean divers launch operation to recover missing in Hungary boat accident South Korean divers in Hungary prepared on Monday for an attempt to reach the wreck of a pleasure boat which had been carrying mostly South Korean tourists when it sank in the Danube last week, killing at least seven people....
12:17, 06/03/2019

Serbia puts forces on alert after Kosovo police operation in Serb-populated north Serbia ordered its security forces on full alert on Tuesday after police in neighbouring Kosovo mounted an anti-smuggling operation in a northern region of the country populated mainly by Serbs....
11:17, 05/28/2019

Venezuela's Guaido declares 'final phase' of operation to topple Maduro: Live updates Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guaido has announced the beginning of the final phase of "Operation Freedom" to topple President Nicolas Maduro. Get the latest updates here....
14:17, 04/30/2019

Venezuela opposition leader Juan Guaidó declares 'final phase of Operation Freedom' The leader of Venezuela's opposition, Juan Guaidó, on Tuesday declared "the start of the end of the usurpation," in a dawn address in which he was flanked by men in military fatigues and armored vehicles in the capital Caracas....
12:51, 04/30/2019

Serbia places forces on alert after Kosovo police operation in Serb-populated north Serbia ordered its troops on full alert on Tuesday after police in neighboring Kosovo mounted an anti-smuggling operation in a northern region of the country populated mainly by Serbs....
14:00, 05/28/2019

| More than 1 000 guns seized in Los Angeles raid More than 1 000 handguns and rifles have been seized in a raid on a mansion in an upscale neighbourhood in the US city of Los Angeles, law enforcement authorities said....
03:34, 05/10/2019

Over $1 billion of cocaine seized in Philadelphia U.S. authorities seized more than $1 billion worth of cocaine Tuesday from a ship at a Philadelphia port, calling it one of the largest drug busts in American history. (June 18)        ...
04:00, 06/19/2019

More than $1.2M of cocaine seized at Nogales border TUCSON – More than $1.2 million of cocaine was seized the Port of Nogales after U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers stopped a smuggling attempt at the Dennis DeConcini Crossing Monday. Monday afternoon, a CBP narcotics detection canine ...
04:17, 06/12/2019

Secret donors and Trump allies: Inside the operation to push noncitizen voting laws in Florida and other states A proposed constitutional amendment headed for the 2020 ballot in Florida is being backed by activists with ties to the president’s political operation....
19:34, 07/22/2019

Criminal gang facing jail after laundering profits of £8 million drugs supply operation through sham companies Members of a criminal gang who ran an £8 million drugs supply operation across the UK while laundering profits through a web of 'front' companies are facing jail....
20:17, 06/12/2019

1,000 Live Ants Seized From Mail Parcel Central Chinese customs have said they recently seized over 1,000 live ants from a parcel from Britain, the latest of such seizures fuelled by the rising fashion for exotic pets in China....
08:34, 04/29/2019

$10M in cocaine seized in record Baltimore bust Drug smugglers tried to ship a record 333 pounds of cocaine from Panama to Maryland in a container of beach chairs — but the operation folded, according to a report. Authorities seized the blow at the Port of Baltimore earlier this month, in the larg...
02:00, 06/26/2019

UK Says "Looking At Options" To Respond To Iran After Tanker Seized Britain is looking into a series of options to respond to Iran's seizure of a British-flagged tanker, junior defence minister Tobias Ellwood said on Sunday when asked whether London was considering......
16:00, 07/21/2019

Iran: UK ‘should be scared’ of retaliation over seized tanker Iran said Saturday the United Kingdom should be “scared” of possible retaliation after the Royal Marines captured an Iranian supertanker in Gibraltar. “I am openly saying that Britain should be scared of Iran’s retaliatory measures over t...
17:35, 07/06/2019

The Latest: Man arrested, 1,000 guns seized at LA mansion LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the seizure of more than 1,000 guns in Los Angeles (all times local): 8:05 p.m. Authorities say they’ve arrested a man after seizing more than 1,000 guns from a mansion in a posh area of Los Angeles. Police and ...
06:51, 05/09/2019

More Than 1,000 Guns Seized From Posh Los Angeles Mansion A weapons cache of more than 1,000 firearms and ammunition was seized in a raid on a multi-million dollar mansion in an upmarket neighborhood of Los Angeles, law enforcement authorities said Thursday....
10:17, 05/10/2019

CPB: 32 pounds of rat meat seized at O'hare airport U.S. Border and Protection said Wednesday it confiscated 32 pounds of rat meat from a passenger arriving at Chicago O'Hare International Airport from the Ivory Coast....
09:00, 07/04/2019

North Korea Wants Its Seized Ship Back North Korea demanded the return of a ship that the U.S. seized for allegedly violating sanctions, and accused the U.S. of breaching the “underlying spirit” of the countries’ pledge to forge new ties....
13:00, 05/14/2019

Iran says it has seized foreign oil tanker in Gulf Report on state TV says ship was smuggling oil but does not say which country crew are fromIranian state TV says Revolutionary Guards forces have seized a foreign tanker with 12 crew accused of smuggling oil.Thursday’s report says the tanker was taki...
13:17, 07/18/2019

Iran Says It Has Seized a British-Flagged Oil Tanker Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps said Friday that it had seized a British-flagged oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, as another vessel, bound for Saudi Arabia, lost contact with its owners and abruptly changed course toward Iran....
22:17, 07/19/2019

Bengal Ex-Cop, Now BJP Candidate, Stopped At 2 am; Cash Seized From Car Around 2 am at a town around 114 km from Kolkata, policemen stopped a car and reportedly seized cash worth over Rs one lakh. The car owner was their former boss Bharati Ghosh, who is contesting the......
13:17, 05/10/2019

$33K in edibles seized in Florida for looking too much like kids’ candy With 10 U.S. states having fully legalized marijuana, and the majority of the country now working with either medicinal legalization or decriminalization, the long-maligned substance is slowly becoming a part of everyday life....
20:00, 05/17/2019

Iran 'may have seized' oil tanker that went off radar at weekend Iran may have seized a small oil tanker travelling through the Strait of Hormuz after its tracker stopped transmitting its location, a US official has said....
23:17, 07/16/2019

Missing cat who prompted major rescue operation after getting stuck 100ft on a bridge stuns owners by returning home unscathed A missing cat who sparked a major rescue operation after being trapped for six days on a bridge stunned her owners when she reappeared unscathed at her home....
17:34, 05/30/2019

Freelance reporter wants police to return seized property A San Francisco reporter is demanding his property be returned after police raided his home to find the source of a leaked report into the death of the city's public defender....
18:51, 05/21/2019

North Korea U.N. envoy slams U.S. for seized ship North Korea accused the United States of violating international law on Tuesday at the United Nations during an unprecedented press conference delivered by Pyongyang's top envoy to the U.N....
20:00, 05/21/2019

| Seized Iranian tanker could be released after 'guarantees', says UK govt British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has moved to ease tensions with Tehran, saying the Iranian oil tanker being held by authorities in Gibraltar will be released if there is a guarantee it is not heading to Syria....
15:00, 07/14/2019

New US policy on seized property in Cuba threatens EU ties Trump administration changes to the so-called Helms-Burton Act have come into force, allowing for lawsuits against foreign firms in Cuba. The move has set the White House on a collision course with European allies....
11:34, 05/02/2019

Authorities: cocaine seized from Port of Savannah container SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Federal authorities say they’ve seized more than 21 kilograms (47 pounds) of cocaine and arrested two people during a warehouse raid in Georgia. U.S. Attorney Bobby Christine said in a news release Tuesday that federal and ...
23:51, 06/11/2019

German Kaiser's heir wants seized artifacts back Descendants of the last German Kaiser are demanding the return of thousands of valuable paintings that were confiscated after the monarchy's downfall in 1918. Some of the works are currently on display in public museums....
10:51, 07/13/2019

Mexico to auction off seized luxury goods to help poor MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador hasn’t just moved out of the luxurious president’s residence, he’s using it to auction off seized luxury goods to raise money for poor communities. López Obrador staye...
03:17, 05/22/2019

350 Kilograms Narcotics Worth Over Rs 3.45 Billion Seized In Pakistan The Pakistan Coast Guards during a raid in the country's restive Balochistan province recovered 350 kgs narcotics worth over Rs 3.45 billion, officials said....
12:51, 05/01/2019

The Latest: Official: US has ‘suspicions’ Iran seized tanker A U.S. defense official tells The Associated Press that America “has suspicions” that Iran seized an oil tanker based in the United Arab Emirates that turned off its tracker over two days ago in the Strait of Hormuz...
17:00, 07/16/2019

Oil rises after Iran says it seized foreign tanker in Gulf Oil prices rose on Thursday after Iran said it had seized a foreign oil tanker in the Gulf amid rising tensions between Tehran and the West over the safety of shipping in the Strait of Hormuz, a vital gateway for energy exports....
15:17, 07/18/2019

Iran says it seized foreign tanker for allegedly smuggling oil Iran has seized a foreign tanker and its crew for allegedly smuggling fuel into the Gulf, state television said Thursday, quoting Iran’s Revolutionary Guards. The ship and its 12 crew members were seized Sunday in the Strait of Hormuz. “W...
15:00, 07/18/2019

10 dogs, more than 550 birds seized in animal fighting probe MARTINSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Officials say more than 550 birds and 10 dogs allegedly being kept for use in animal fighting have been rescued from properties in two Indiana counties. Search warrants were executed Thursday by the Indiana Gaming Commission...
14:17, 05/24/2019

| Britain urges Iran to free seized tanker Britain has urged Iran to de-escalate tensions in the Gulf by releasing a UK-flagged ship it said had been illegally seized in Omani waters in an "utterly unacceptable" gambit....
11:34, 07/21/2019

Huawei Sues US Commerce Department Over Seized Equipment Huawei has filed a lawsuit against the US Commerce Department challenging whether telecommunications equipment it sent from China to the United States, and then back to China, is covered by Export......
08:34, 06/22/2019

33 roosters seized in Colorado face death if not reclaimed FRISCO, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado animal shelter director says 33 roosters seized by authorities following a traffic stop are likely to be killed to protect against the spread of disease. Summit County Animal Control and Shelter director Lesley Hall to...
18:00, 05/18/2019

Chris Durkin has seized opportunity from D.C. United’s injuries Increased playing time with his club team helped seal a spot with the national team for the Under-20 World Cup, which will begin this month in Poland....
16:51, 05/11/2019

Germany: 670 kilograms of heroin seized at Polish border German authorities have seized a record amount of smuggled heroin at the German-Polish border. The drugs were said to be worth upwards of €50 million on the street....
07:17, 06/19/2019

More than 16 tons of cocaine worth $1B seized at Philadelphia port PHILADELPHIA (WCAU) – Shipping containers full of illegal drugs have been found and seized by federal authorities at a Philadelphia port in what federal authorities describe as the largest seizure in the region’s history. A senior law enf...
05:51, 06/19/2019

U.S. Coast Guard seized over $569 million in drugs from May to July Vice President Mike Pence called the seizure of more than 39,000 pounds of cocaine and 933 pounds of marijuana worth a combined $569 million by the U.S. Coast Guard "historic."...
09:51, 07/12/2019

More than $1bn worth of cocaine seized from ship at Philadelphia port US authorities say it was one of the largest drug busts in American history, the latest in a series of seizures along the east coastUS authorities on Tuesday seized more than $1bn worth of cocaine from a ship at a Philadelphia port, calling it one of...
05:17, 06/19/2019

Politician’s seized supercar collection to be auctioned off for charity The Swiss government will be auctioning a collection of supercars in September worth more than $13 million that were seized from the vice president of Equatorial Guinea, who was facing various charges of corruption and money laundering. The 25 vehicl...
19:51, 07/01/2019

Politician's seized $13 million supercar collection to be auctioned off A collection of ultra-expensive supercars worth $13 million, seized from the extravagant vice president of Equatorial Guinea as part of a corruption probe, will be auctioned in Switzerland later this year....
22:34, 07/01/2019

33K pounds of cocaine seized in one of biggest US drug busts U.S. authorities have seized more than $1 billion worth of cocaine from a ship at a Philadelphia port, calling it one of the largest drug busts in American history....
05:17, 06/19/2019

Cache of 1,000 guns seized from Los Angeles mansion in raid LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities seized more than a thousand guns from a large Los Angeles home after getting an anonymous tip regarding illegal firearms sales in a posh area near the Playboy Mansion. Officials say Los Angeles police and the Bureau of ...
02:34, 05/09/2019

834 Star Tortoises, Meant For Smuggling To Bangladesh, Seized In Kolkata The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has seized 834 Indian star tortoises meant for smuggling to Bangladesh, an official statement issued on Friday said....
14:34, 06/14/2019

Iran threatens to retaliate after British forces seized oil tanker A senior official in Iran’s Revolutionary Guard said Friday it would be the Islamic Republic’s “duty” to seize a British oil tanker in retaliation for the capture of an Iranian ship in Gibraltar by the Royal Marines. British forces seized the superta...
16:34, 07/05/2019

European Commission declines comment on tanker seized in Gibraltar The European Union's executive declined on Thursday to comment on the tanker detained in Gibraltar, saying that it had no information on the case and that implementing the bloc's sanctions was a matter for the member states....
18:00, 07/05/2019

Huawei Files Lawsuit Against US Commerce Department Over Seized Equipment Huawei filed a lawsuit against the US Commerce Department on Friday challenging over equipment it sent from China to the United States, and then back to China....
08:34, 06/24/2019

More than 16 tons of cocaine worth up to $1B seized in massive bust in Philadelphia Federal authorities seized 15,000 kilos of cocaine, worth as much as $1 billion, at a Philadelphia shipping port, officials said Tuesday. A second mate and a crew member have been arrested in the massive bust. There were 16.5 tons of the drug found i...
18:00, 06/19/2019

Man Charged After 3 King Cobras and Scores of Turtles Are Seized From His Home New York authorities called the recovery of nearly 300 animals, including six snapping turtles and six Gila monsters, the largest seizure of illegal reptiles in state history....
11:34, 07/07/2019

More than 150 pills of fentanyl seized at south side traffic stop TUCSON – Tucson Police Department seized a large amount of fentanyl and a stolen firearm during Wednesday traffic stop on the south side. According to officials, TPD conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle Wednesday near Interstate 19 and Irvingt...
03:51, 06/15/2019

Huawei files lawsuit against U.S. Commerce Department over seized equipment Huawei is suing the U.S. Commerce Department to challenge whether telecommunications equipment sent from and to China is covered by regulations.Read More...
08:34, 06/22/2019

The Latest: Dogs seized from breeder’s home nearing adoption MADISON, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on nearly 200 dogs that were rescued from a former award-winning breeder’s home (all times local): 3:30 p.m. The New Jersey animal shelter where nearly 200 dogs were taken after being rescued from a former breede...
01:17, 06/15/2019

Supercars Seized From African Dictator's Son Will Be Auctioned for Estimated $13 Million Hey, would you look at that! The seized supercar collection of our favorite son-of-an-African-dictator asshat car collector is back in the news once more. The cars are hitting the auction block in September, so you could get a shot at owning a piece ...
02:51, 06/28/2019

2.5 Tonnes Of Methamphetamine Seized In Largest European Drug Haul Dutch police said today they had seized 2.5 tonnes of methamphetamine, in what they said was the largest haul of the drug to date in Europe, with a street value estimated in the "hundreds of millions......
23:17, 06/26/2019

Enormous haul of cocaine seized in Philly totals nearly 20 tons The record amount of cocaine seized by US Customs in Philadelphia last week totaled nearly 20 tons, the agency said Wednesday. The enormous haul of coke — with a street value of more than $1 billion — was seized from a large ship at the Packer Marine...
06:34, 06/27/2019

Bengaluru Engineer Arrested, Documents Seized In IMA Jewels Scam Special Investigation Team (SIT) on Monday said that a Bengaluru Development Authority engineer was taken into custody and important documents were seized from his possession in connection with the......
02:51, 07/02/2019

Australian record 1.8 tons of crystal meth seized at port Australian officials say they have seized the nation’s largest haul of methamphetamine at the Melbourne waterfront in a shipment hidden in stereo speakers shipped from Bangkok...
08:34, 06/07/2019

Exxon Mobil Sues Cuban Companies Over Seized Property Exxon Mobil has sued two Cuban companies in a U.S. federal court under a newly revived provision that permits legal action against companies doing business on property that was confiscated by the Cuban government....
10:34, 05/04/2019

Should guns be seized from those who pose threats? More states saying yes to red flag laws More and more states are passing red flag laws to take away guns from someone who is suicidal or an imminent threat. But a federal law isn't likely.        ...
17:17, 05/01/2019

Iran Says It Captured British Oil Tanker; UK Hits Out, Claims 2 Seized Britain said Iran seized two oil tankers in the Gulf on Friday and told Tehran to return the vessels or face consequences in the latest confrontation to ratchet up tension along a vital international......
05:34, 07/20/2019

Gibraltar had 'positive' meeting with Iran over seized Grace 1 tanker Gibraltar's Chief Minister Fabian Picardo had a "constructive and positive" meeting with Iranian officials in London about the detained oil tanker Grace 1, Gibraltar said....
21:34, 07/18/2019

Libya force says it seized foreign pilot after downing plane BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — Libyan fighters say they shot down an enemy plane over Tripoli and captured its European pilot. The Libyan National Army, led by Field Marshal Khalifa Hifter, released video footage Tuesday of a man in bloodied clothes. Under q...
17:51, 05/07/2019

Malaysia: US to return $196M in 1MDB-linked seized assets KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia says the U.S. will return $196 million recovered from seized assets linked to the multibillion-dollar looting of the 1MDB state investment fund, part of which has already been repatriated. Attorney General Tommy...
09:51, 05/07/2019

Iran Says It Seized Foreign Tanker, Escalating Regional Tensions A video released by the Revolutionary Guards showed the ship’s name as the Riah — the same as a missing Emirati tanker — and said it was smuggling fuel....
20:34, 07/18/2019

Iran says it seized 'fuel smuggling' tanker in Persian Gulf Iran state-run media said Thursday that its Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps seized a foreign vessel in the Persian Gulf, accusing it of "smuggling fuel."...
19:00, 07/18/2019

APNewsBreak: Ex-Governor’s Phone Seized In Flint Water Probe LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Authorities investigating Flint’s water crisis have seized from storage the state-owned mobile devices of former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and 65 other current or former officials. Documents The Associated Press obtained t...
22:17, 06/03/2019

Iran calls on Britain to release seized oil tanker immediately Iran called on Britain on Friday to immediately release an oil tanker that British Royal Marines seized last week on suspicion it was breaking European sanctions by taking oil to Syria, a foreign ministry spokesman told state news agency IRNA....
10:34, 07/12/2019

US officials suspect Iran may have seized missing UAE-based oil tanker A small oil tanker that stopped transmitting its location more than two days ago while traveling through a vital waterway near the Persian Gulf didn't emit a distress call, causing U.S. officials to suspect Iran may have seized the vessel, American d...
00:17, 07/17/2019

$5M worth of gold seized by police on trail of drugs cartel About £4 million ($5 million) worth of gold was seized at London's Heathrow Airport by Border Force officers as part of an international investigation into a suspected South American drugs cartel....
14:34, 07/21/2019

Stena Bulk has asked to visit crew of seized tanker Stena Bulk, the British operator of a tanker seized by Iran, has made a formal request to visit the 23 crew members of the Stena Impero and is awaiting a formal response, it said on Sunday....
17:51, 07/21/2019

Rs 400 Crore Plot Belonging To Mayawati's Brother Seized By Taxmen A plot of land in Noida near Delhi worth Rs 400 crore, said to belong to Uttar Pradesh politician Mayawati's brother, was seized by the Income Tax department today....
12:34, 07/18/2019

2 Terrorists Killed In Encounter in J&K's Kulgam, Cache Of Arms Seized Two terrorists were killed today in an encounter with security forces in Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir. A cache of arms and ammunition were recovered from the site....
13:34, 05/22/2019

All 23 crew of seized British-operated tanker are safe: Iranian TV The crew of the British-flagged Stena Impero tanker seized by Iran's Revolutionary Guards are all safe, the head of the Ports and Maritime Organisation of Iran in Hormozgan Province told state TV on Sunday....
11:17, 07/21/2019

First Suits Are Filed Over Seized Cuban Properties After U.S. Lifts a Waiver Two U.S. citizens sued cruise operator Carnival in the first application of a long-dormant law allowing U.S. nationals to pursue legal action against foreign entities doing business in Cuba on property confiscated by the Castro regime....
08:17, 05/03/2019

350 weapons were seized in an Alabama prison. A week later, stabbings continued. On Friday, 11 inmates were involved in an assault that resulted in the stabbings of three Holman prisoners, Alabama Department of Corrections said.        ...
23:17, 04/30/2019

UK operator of seized Stena Impero says vessel in compliance with regulations The British operator of an oil tanker seized by armed guards in the Gulf said the vessel, the Stena Impero, was in full compliance with all navigation and international regulations....
01:51, 07/20/2019

Firearms, fentanyl, marijuana and LSD seized from Pima County home Courtesy: Pima County Sheriff’s Department TUCSON – Pima County Sheriff’s Department seized several firearms and drugs in connection to a traffic stop that led to the arrest of three people. After PCSD apprehended three people during a tr...
00:00, 05/11/2019

Gold Worth Over Rs 1 Crore Seized From 18 Dubai, Colombo Passengers Gold worth over Rs one crore has been recovered from 18 air passengers who arrived from Dubai and Colombo on Saturday, the Customs Department said Sunday....
19:34, 04/28/2019

Iran claims to have seized British oil tanker in strait of Hormuz UK government urgently seeking information after Stena Impero veered into Iranian watersIran’s Revolutionary Guards claimed on Friday evening to have seized a British oil tanker, the Stena Impero, which suddenly veered off course and headed into Iran...
22:17, 07/19/2019

N. Korean cargo ship seized by US arrives in American Samoa A North Korean cargo ship seized by the U.S. because of suspicion it was used to violate international sanctions arrived Saturday at the capital of this American territory...
06:34, 05/12/2019

Iran claims it seized British tanker in Strait of Hormuz Iranian officials said Friday they had seized a 30,000-ton British tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, further inflaming tensions in the region, The Guardian is reporting. The British tanker Stena Impero suddenly veered off course and into Iranian waters...
21:51, 07/19/2019

Crew seen in first pictures from inside UK-flagged oil tanker seized by Iran The crew of a British-flagged oil tanker seized by Iran in the Gulf have been pictured inside the vessel for the first time since armed soldiers took control....
21:17, 07/22/2019

Iran says it seized British tanker, denies U.S. brought down drone Iran said it had seized a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz on Friday but denied Washington's assertion that the U.S. Navy had downed an Iranian drone nearby this week, as tensions in the Gulf region grew again....
01:00, 07/20/2019

Ice cream wars: Trucks seized for evading millions in fines New York City investigators have seized 46 ice cream trucks after their owner was accused of evading more than $4.5m (£3.55m) in fines since 2009....
04:51, 06/06/2019

| Record numbers of pure cocaine seized in Europe - EU report European authorities are seizing record numbers of increasing pure cocaine, the EU's drugs agency said in a report, pointing also to a growing use of synthetic drugs and dealing via smartphones....
14:00, 06/06/2019

North Korean Ship Seized by U.S. Arrives in American Samoa (PAGO PAGO, American Samoa) — A North Korean cargo ship seized by the U.S. because of suspicion it was used to violate international sanctions arrived at the capital of this American territory, where it will undergo inspections. The Wise Honest...
18:51, 05/12/2019

North Korea demands return of cargo ship seized by US SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea has called the U.S. seizure of a North Korean cargo ship involved in banned coal exports an “unlawful robbery” and demanded the ship to be immediately returned. Pyongyang’s official Korean Centr...
07:17, 05/14/2019

Seized Iran supertanker was loaded to capacity with crude oil: Gibraltar government Tests have shown an Iranian supertanker seized in Gibraltar last week was fully loaded with crude oil, the government of the British territory said on Monday....
21:17, 07/08/2019

North Korea Warns US Over Seized Ship At Rare UN News Conference North Korea stepped up its campaign on Tuesday for the United States to return a seized cargo ship belonging to Pyongyang, warning Washington that it had violated its sovereignty in a move that could......
00:00, 05/22/2019

Inside the ‘hoarder’s paradise’ linked to Getty family, where 1,000 guns were seized The Los Angeles mansion owned by Gordon Getty’s ex-mistress — where more than a thousand firearms were stashed — was a “hoarder’s paradise,” according to officials who said a tip to authorities about the woman’s longtime...
18:17, 05/10/2019

| At rare UN news conference, North Korea warns US over seized ship The ambassador of North Korea to the United Nations has warned the United States that its "outrageous" seizure of a cargo ship could have consequences on the future of US-North Korean relations, as he reiterated a demand for the immediate return of t...
12:00, 05/22/2019

500 knives seized at London family court in four months, top judge reveals Nearly 500 knives have been seized from people attending London's main family court in only four months, one of the country's top judges revealed today....
14:17, 05/10/2019

Florida city to pay $600K ransom to hacker who seized computer systems A Florida city is paying $600,000 in Bitcoins to a hacker who took over local government computers after an employee clicked on a malicious email link three weeks ago....
01:00, 06/21/2019

Iranian news agency says British-operated Mesdar tanker has not been seized Iran's Revolutionary Guards have not captured the British-operated, Liberian-flagged ship Mesdar in the Gulf, Iran's semi-official Tasnim news agency reported, quoting regional military sources....
01:00, 07/20/2019

North Korea warns U.S. over seized ship at rare U.N. news conference North Korea stepped up its campaign on Tuesday for the United States to return a seized cargo ship belonging to Pyongyang, warning Washington that it had violated its sovereignty in a move that could affect "future developments" between the countries...
20:00, 05/21/2019

Indians Among 23 Crew Members Aboard British Tanker Seized By Iran Indian nationals are among the 23 people who were onboard the British-flagged oil tanker which was seized by Iran on Saturday, said cargo vessel owner Stena Bulk....
04:00, 07/20/2019

$1 billion worth of cocaine seized in record Philadelphia bust, feds say Members of the ship's crew face federal charges after a record 16.5-ton cocaine bust in Philadelphia.        ...
23:17, 06/18/2019

Seized North Korean cargo ship arrives in American Samoa A North Korean cargo ship seized by the U.S. under suspicion it was used to violate international sanctions arrives in the capital of American Samoa.        ...
09:00, 05/13/2019

North Korean cargo ship seized by US arrives in American Samoa A North Korean ship seized by the U.S. because of suspicion it was used to violate international sanctions arrived Saturday at the capital of this American territory....
07:51, 05/12/2019

Drone Seized Near High Security Jail In Jammu And Kashmir's Kishtwar A drone, which was hovering over a high security jail in Jammu and Kashmir's Kishtwar district, has been seized after it crashed, officials said Wednesday....
19:17, 07/03/2019

New Delhi Asks Iran To Free 18 Indians On Seized British Oil Tanker India said Saturday it was in touch with Tehran to secure the release of 18 of Indian nationals working on a British-flagged tanker seized by Iran in the Strait of Hormuz....
18:17, 07/20/2019

Dozens of NYC ice cream trucks seized over multimillion-dollar ticket scam Freeze! More than 40 ice cream trucks were seized by the Long Island City Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday over a sprawling, multimillion-dollar ticket avoidance scam that let them speed and blow red lights with near-impunity, The Post has learned...
20:51, 06/05/2019

209 Crore Assets Seized, Karnataka Minister Summoned In IMA Jewels Scam The ED Friday said it has attached assets worth Rs 209 crore, including 20 immovable properties and bank deposits, in its money laundering probe into the alleged IMA group ponzi scam of Karnataka....
01:51, 06/29/2019

South Carolina man facing 75 charges after 42 dogs seized in possible dog fighting ring YORK COUNTY, S.C. — The York County Sheriff’s Office confirms they have seized 42 pit bull dogs after discovering evidence of possible dog fighting in the McConnells community. Deputies said on June 20,  York County Sheriff Code Enforcement Deputies ...
05:00, 06/25/2019

More than 1,000 guns seized from LA home near Playboy Mansion; suspect in custody, police say Authorities on Wednesday seized more than 1,000 guns from an upscale Los Angeles home near the Playboy Mansion after receiving an anonymous tip about alleged illegal firearms sales, according to reports....
09:17, 05/09/2019

UK's Hunt expresses 'extreme disappointment' to Iran's Zarif over seized tanker British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said he had spoken to his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif and expressed his "extreme disappointment" over Iran's seizure of a British-flagged tanker in the Strait of Hormuz on Friday....
21:34, 07/20/2019

Eight charged, 100 dogs seized in massive Florida dogfighting, drug ring Eight people in Florida are facing more than 80 federal charges in connection with a "large-scale" illegal dogfighting ring involving about 100 dogs.        ...
05:51, 06/12/2019

Huawei files lawsuit against U.S. Commerce Department over seized equipment: filing Huawei Technologies Co Inc filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Commerce Department on Friday challenging whether telecommunications equipment it sent from China to the United States, and then back to China, is covered by Export Administration Regulation...
03:51, 06/22/2019

Kuwait calls for restraint after Iran seized British tanker: KUNA Kuwait said on Sunday that it "follows with extreme concern" the latest escalation in the Gulf region, after Iran seized a British tanker, Kuwait's news agency (KUNA) reported....
01:51, 07/22/2019

Societe Generale sued for $792 mln by heirs of Cuban bank seized by Castro The family of the former owners of a Cuban bank seized by Fidel Castro's government nearly six decades ago sued Societe Generale for approximately $792 million, saying the French bank owes damages for circumventing U.S. sanctions against Cuba....
02:17, 07/11/2019

Huawei files lawsuit against U.S. Commerce Dept over seized equipment: filing Huawei Technologies Co Inc filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Commerce Department on Friday challenging whether telecommunications equipment it sent from China to the United States, and then back to China, is covered by Export Administration Regulation...
00:34, 06/22/2019

Iran Probes Seized British Oil Tanker, UK Says "Choosing Dangerous Path" Iran warned Sunday that the fate of a UK-flagged tanker it seized in the Gulf depends on an investigation, as Britain rejected Tehran's version of events....
13:17, 07/22/2019

British PM Theresa May To Hold Emergency Meeting On Seized Tanker In Iran Prime Minister Theresa May will hold a meeting of Britain's emergencies committee on Monday to discuss Iran's seizure of a UK-flagged oil tanker in the Gulf....
13:17, 07/22/2019

Punjab Cops, Who Fled With 6 Crores Seized In Raid, Arrested In Kerala The Punjab Police said today that two of its assistant sub-inspectors, who fled with Rs 6 crore recovered during a raid last month, have been arrested by Kerala police in Kochi....
21:17, 04/30/2019

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......
09:34, 07/11/2019

More than 300 pounds of cocaine worth $10 million seized Port of Baltimore, report In the largest ever cocaine seizure at the Port of Baltimore, more than 300 pounds of cocaine was found hidden inside a shipping container. Veuer’s Nick Cardona has that story.        ...
17:17, 06/26/2019

Ex-Michigan governor's electronic devices seized in Flint water probe Michigan authorities investigating contamination of the city of Flint's water supply obtained a search warrant to seize former Governor Rick Snyder's cell phone and hard drive, according to court documents made public on Monday....
05:51, 06/04/2019

Seized ship with $1.3B in cocaine aboard reportedly owned by JPMorgan Chase A ship with more than $1 billion in cocaine aboard -- that was seized in Philadelphia on the Fourth of July -- is owned by financial giant JPMorgan Chase, according to a report....
12:17, 07/11/2019

Working For "Early Release" Of Indians On Tanker Seized By Iran: Centre External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Sunday said the government is working to ensure the early release and repatriation of 18 Indians on board the British-flagged tanker which has been detained......
03:34, 07/22/2019

What to Know About the British-Flagged Oil Tanker Seized by Iran Amid Escalating Tensions Iranian forces on Friday seized the British-flagged oil tanker Stena Impero in the Strait of Hormuz, a geopolitically vital sea route connecting the Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman. The move has escalated tensions even further amid already strained rel...
22:17, 07/22/2019

Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder's phone seized in Flint water probe Authorities investigating Flint's water crisis have seized from storage the state-owned mobile devices of former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and 65 other current or former officials....
00:00, 06/04/2019

4 Indian Crew Of Seized Iran Oil Tanker Freed On Bail Without Charge Four Indian nationals arrested in connection with an ongoing investigation into an Iranian oil supertanker seized off the Spanish coast last week have been freed on bail without charge, the Royal......
12:51, 07/13/2019

Explosives seized by police in Hong Kong as rival camps rally Police in Hong Kong discovered a stash of a powerful homemade explosive as the semi-autonomous Chinese city readied for another major pro-democracy protest on Sunday following a pro-Beijing rally that attracted thousands....
04:00, 07/21/2019

Bikers seek return of items seized in deadly Texas shootout An attorney for six men arrested in a 2015 shootout between rival biker gangs in Waco that left nine people dead and at least 20 injured is seeking the return of items seized from the nearly 200 bikers who were detained....
00:00, 06/07/2019

Iran warns UK against escalating tensions, says crew of seized ship safe Iran on Sunday urged Britain to contain "domestic political forces" intent on escalating tensions between the two countries following Iran's seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker....
12:00, 07/21/2019

Probe Into Seized British Ship Depends On "Crew Cooperation", Says Iran Iran said on Sunday that the speed of its investigation into a British-flagged tanker depends on the cooperation of its crew, after ignoring calls to hand back the vessel....
16:00, 07/21/2019

$72M worth of radioactive element used in nuclear reactors reportedly seized in Turkey Authorities in Turkey reportedly discovered $72 million worth of a radioactive element — used in nuclear reactors and found in the fallout of nuclear explosions — from a car....
11:17, 07/09/2019

Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says 'border guards treat migrants like animals' after Texas detention centre visits US border guards have been accused by Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of treating migrant detainees like animals and forcing them to drink from toilets....
12:51, 07/02/2019

Silk Road weed dealer fights Vancouver police over $2.6M in seized Bitcoin Vancouver police have been accused of misleading a justice of the peace in a plot to seize $2.6 million (CAD$3.5 million) in Bitcoin owned by a dark web marijuana trafficker, CBC reports. Authorities believe the Bitcoin, found on hard drives seized i...
08:51, 06/29/2019

Centre In Touch With Indian Crew On Board Seized Iran, UK-Flagged Tankers Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan on Monday said the 24 Indians on board the seized Iranian ship 'Grace 1' in Gibraltar are safe and officials from the Indian High Commission in......
06:00, 07/23/2019

U.S. government says it has seized North Korean ship used to transport coal in violation of sanctions WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. government says it has seized North Korean ship used to transport coal in violation of sanctions....
18:51, 05/09/2019

Otto Warmbier’s parents want seized North Korean ship as lawsuit payment The parents of Otto Warmbier have filed a claim for a seized North Korean cargo ship, seeking to collect on a multimillion-dollar judgment awarded in the American college student’s death. The Warmbiers filed court papers Manhattan federal court...
03:00, 07/08/2019

Gold, Diamonds And Revolver Seized From IMA Office Amid Jewels Scam Probe The Special Investigation Team probing the alleged IMA Jewels ponzi scheme fraud has seized various items, including a revolver, 58 bullets and a huge quantity of gold and silver jewellery and......
02:51, 06/26/2019

Former Westchester exec ends fight to get back watch seized in bribery probe The feds have finalized seizure of former Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino’s expensive Rolex Submariner watch, which was partially paid for by two former New York City political donors who were ultimately prosecuted for paying NYPD officers ...
07:00, 06/12/2019

UK, allies work on safe passage after Iran seized tanker in Strait of Hormuz Britain called Iran’s seizure of a UK-flagged tanker in the Strait of Hormuz an “act of state piracy” and said it was joining with European allies to ensure safe passage in the international waterway as the first images emerged Mond...
02:34, 07/23/2019

Steel Executive Seized in Spain in Mexican Corruption Case Tied to Pemex Spanish police arrested the chairman of a leading Mexican steelmaker on Tuesday as part of a widening probe into alleged bribery linked to the sale of a fertilizer plant by the steel firm to state-run oil giant Petróleos Mexicanos....
05:00, 05/29/2019

"Biggest-Ever Drug Haul": Heroin Worth Rs 2700 Crore Seized In Punjab In its biggest ever narcotics haul, the Customs Department seized 532 kg of suspected heroin worth Rs 2,700 crore, which was smuggled into India from Pakistan in a truck through trade route at the......
18:00, 06/30/2019

Ice cream vendor fined $4.4M gets seized trucks back in deal to settle debt That’s a lot of Eskimo Pies. A Long Island City ice-cream-truck company that was slapped with 22,495 traffic summonses — and ordered to pay $4.4 million in fines — is getting 35 of its seized vehicles back so it can help make good on its debt by pedd...
23:17, 07/02/2019

Child porn seized from leader’s house will be allowed as evidence in Nxivm trial Jurors at the upcoming trial of accused sex-cult leader Keith Raniere will be permitted to view images of child pornography seized from his upstate New York study, a Brooklyn federal judge has ruled....
00:17, 05/04/2019

Sasse leads fresh calls to use seized 'El Chapo' money to pay for border security Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Neb., resumed calls Wednesday for Congress to use money and other assets seized from convicted Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to pay for improved border security after a federal judge sentenced Guzman to life in prison....
01:17, 07/18/2019

4 Swiss Accounts Of Nirav Modi, Sister Purvi Worth Over 280 Crores Seized The Enforcement Directorate today seized four Swiss bank accounts belonging to fugitive Nirav Modi and his sister, Purvi Modi. The four accounts together hold over Rs 280 crore...
10:51, 06/27/2019

Owners of seized tanker preparing formal request to visit crew in Iran Stena Bulk, the Swedish-based owners of the UK-flagged tanker detained by Iran, said on Saturday they were preparing a formal request to visit its 23 crew members....
21:34, 07/20/2019

Qatar says French missile found among arms seized in Italy was sold 25 years ago A French missile once owned by Qatar's military and found among a huge arsenal of weapons seized in Italy was sold by Qatar 25 years ago to a third country, Qatar's foreign ministry told Reuters on Tuesday....
00:00, 07/17/2019

| Switzerland turns to courts after Nigeria drops anchor over detained oil-tanker it seized Switzerland has asked an international court to order Nigeria to release a Swiss-flagged oil tanker, its cargo and crew, that have been detained off Port Harcourt for the past 16 months....
12:34, 06/03/2019

Live turtles, snakes, crocs seized in bust of fashion crime ring Police in 22 countries have rescued thousands of live reptiles including turtles and crocodiles that traffickers intended to kill for use in fashion accessories such as wallets and handbags, Europol said on Monday....
18:17, 06/03/2019

Iran announces capture of British-flagged oil tanker; US officials say two ships seized Iran announced the capture of one British-flagged ship in the narrow Strait of Hormuz on Friday, and US officials said that a second had also been seized....
06:17, 07/20/2019

U.S. demands Iran free seized ship, vows to protect Gulf oil lifeline The United States on Thursday demanded Iran immediately release a vessel it seized in the Gulf and a U.S. military commander in the region said the United States would work "aggressively" to ensure free passage of vessels through the vital waterway....
21:34, 07/18/2019

Donald Trump protests: Massive security operation begins with '250,000' protesters set to descend on London A massive security operation today came into force in central London as protesters said up to 250,000 demonstrators will take to the streets to "disrupt" President Trump's visit....
12:00, 06/03/2019

Mobile devices of ex-Gov. Rick Snyder, other Michigan officials seized in Flint water probe LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Mobile devices of ex-Gov. Rick Snyder, other Michigan officials seized in Flint water probe....
22:17, 06/03/2019

North Korean ship used to illicitly transport coal is seized over sanctions violation, US announces A North Korean cargo vessel used to transport coal was seized in violation of international sanctions against the rogue regime, the U.S. Justice Department announced Thursday.  ...
19:34, 05/09/2019

Seized Photos of Nude Girls Deepens Questions About Jeffrey Epstein’s 2008 Deal The new indictment of the financier could prompt a reckoning for the Justice Department, which has been accused of mishandling the case a decade ago....
15:00, 07/09/2019

UK says it will release seized Iranian oil tanker if Iran guarantees the vessel won't breach European sanctions Stringer/REUTERS Britain will facilitate the release of a seized Iranian tanker if Iran can provide guarantees the vessel would not breach European sanctions on oil shipments to Syria. UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said he held a "constructive c...
08:51, 07/15/2019

100-Crore Worth Brown Sugar Seized In Manipur, Biggest Drug Bust In State An illegal drugs manufacturing factory was busted at Lilong Dam in Manipur's Thoubal district and 111.2 kg of brown sugar, worth over Rs 100 crore in the international market, was seized, police said......
07:00, 06/30/2019

Operation Fast and Furious Fast Facts Read CNN's Fast Facts about Operation Fast and Furious, the ATF Phoenix Field Division's allowance of illegal gun sales to track sellers and purchasers....
01:17, 05/16/2019

Britain warns of 'serious consequences' if Iran doesn't release seized tanker as regime insists it was 'reciprocal' move Britain warned Iran that it’s on a “dangerous path” after its authorities seized a British-flagged tanker in the Gulf, but the regime insists it was a “reciprocal” measure amid economic sanctions....
18:00, 07/20/2019

UN maritime tribunal rules that Russia must release seized Ukrainian naval ships, free 24 detained sailors BERLIN (AP) — UN maritime tribunal rules that Russia must release seized Ukrainian naval ships, free 24 detained sailors....
15:17, 05/25/2019

Otto Warmbier’s parents file claim for seized North Korean cargo ship as part of $500M judgment against regime Otto Warmbier’s parents have filed a claim for a seized North Korean cargo ship to satisfy part of their $500 million judgment against the North Korean regime over the death of their son....
23:00, 07/06/2019

Fat Controller 'should be in charge of rail system's day-to-day operation' Oversight for the UK's rail system should be in the hands of a single "Fat Controller"-type figure which is independent of the Government, the head of a major review has reportedly said....
07:34, 07/17/2019

PG&E Makes Thousands of Repairs California utility PG&E said it is working to fix nearly 10,000 problems it discovered throughout its electrical system as it steps up efforts to prevent its equipment from sparking more wildfires....
10:00, 07/16/2019