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Frenzied rescues in Mediterranean save over 2000 migrants

Chris Catrambone, co-founder of the Malta-based Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS), said "the discrepancy was due to confusion" in communication between two ships involved in the rescue operation. The Greek coastguard on Saturday discovered a boat in distress carrying around 40 migrants, including 13 children, between Greece and Italy. In one operation, it rescued 134 people, all from sub-Saharan counties, he said.


Russian Federation suspends air operations' agreement with U.S after attack on Syria

Russian Federation suspends air operations' agreement with U.S after attack on Syria

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights also said government aircraft had bombed the outskirts of Khan Sheikhun, the town targeted in Tuesday's chemical weapons attack. soil, the longer-term plan of USA policy advisers to topple Saddam Hussein's Iraqi government and that government's lack of powerful global allies are all key factors that facilitated American military escalation in Iraq that are not present in Syria .


We won't drag passenger off plane anymore: United Airlines CEO

We won't drag passenger off plane anymore: United Airlines CEO

How many times in the previous year has United Airlines removed a passenger that has already boarded a plane due to overbooking or other reasons outside the customer's control? After a man is dragged off a United Express flight on Su. Not allowing overbooking and bumping would also make it more hard for airlines to recover from problems such as storms or computer outages, which lead to canceled flights and the need to rebook passengers.


Reckitt's flat sales disappoint as problems persist

Reckitt's flat sales disappoint as problems persist

It said the deal is due to complete in the third quarter. Friday's trading update for the first three months of 2017 showed once currency fluctuations, acquisitions and disposals were taken into account, sales were flat at £2.6bn. Reckitt reiterated that it is exploring a range of options in its strategic review of its Food business, noting the business is "high-performance" but "nevertheless non-core".


New England Patriots Visit White House

New England Patriots Visit White House

The Times' sports unit tweeted a comparison between the photo op with Trump and that of the team in 2015 when Barack Obama was president. "With your backs against the wall and the pundits, good ole pundits, boy are they wrong a lot aren't they?" said Trump.


IS group claims Paris attack on police officers

IS group claims Paris attack on police officers

He said one police officer was killed and two others were seriously injured and hospitalized. In this image made from video, police attend the scene after an incident on the Champs-Elysees in Paris , Thursday April 20, 2017. Mr Brandet said the shooting started at shortly after 9pm when a vehicle stopped alongside a police auto at a red light. On Thursday, speaking after a television appearance, she said she was "deeply angry" as well as sad for the police victims "because not everything ...