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Germany's Protestant Church to send rescue ship to Mediterranean

The Protestant Church is calling for a political solution to the migration crisis in Europe. The Catholic Church's bishop council declined to say whether it would implement a similar measure....

Germany's Protestant Church to send rescue ship to Mediterranean

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22:48, 07/25/2019

Up to 150 migrants feared dead as boats capsize in Mediterranean Sea off Libyan coast Two boats carrying approximately 300 migrants from Libya to Europe capsized in the Mediterranean Sea on Thursday and the country's coast guard and the...
03:48, 07/26/2019

Mediterranean Diet May Improve Cognitive Function In Type-2 Diabetes Patients A study that was published in journal Diabetes Care has claimed that following a Mediterranean diet may improve cognition in type-2 diabetes patients....
04:00, 08/14/2019

Steven Seagal film to tell story of Syrian toddler who drowned in Mediterranean Action star involved in Aylan Baby, about the three-year-old whose death widened awareness of the migrant crisisThe tragic death of Alan Kurdi, the th...
15:48, 06/28/2019

Rick Steves: These Mediterranean beach towns inspired Picasso, Dalí and Matisse In the quaint Mediterranean beach towns of Collioure and Cadaqués, time seems to move a little slower, and that's exactly what makes them ...
21:00, 05/06/2019

Senior UN officials call for return to sea rescues, after ‘the worst Mediterranean tragedy of this year’ Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, along with the heads of a number of UN agencies, expressed horror at Thursday’s reports that as many as 150 people...
23:32, 07/26/2019

Norwegian Epic cruise passenger goes overboard in Mediterranean Sea; search for woman called off A woman went overboard from the Norwegian Epic cruise ship in the Mediterranean Sea over the weekend, and in a grim development, officials called off ...
07:48, 06/10/2019

Egypt's petroleum minister advocates business over politics in gas-rich East Mediterranean Egypt's petroleum minister praised the "practical and pragmatic" approach to energy security among countries signed up to the Eastern Mediterrane...
15:32, 09/10/2019

Mediterranean migrant drownings should spur greater action by European countries, urge UN agencies A spate of migrant shipwrecks and rescues in the Mediterranean Sea in recent days is evidence that urgent action is required from European States to a...
21:32, 04/28/2019

Libya’s coast guard recovers dozens of bodies of migrants; 'worst Mediterranean tragedy' this year Libya’s coast guard recovered dozens of bodies of Europe-bound migrants on Friday, a day after roughly 150 people went missing when their boats capsiz...
20:00, 07/26/2019

Libya: Renewed commitment to Mediterranean rescues encouraging, but ‘overriding priority’ must be ‘lasting peace’, say UN officials The heads of the two key UN agencies championing refugees and migrants have called for an end to their “arbitrary detention” across Libya, following a...
18:32, 07/23/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Harrowing terrorist survivors’ stories, children first in Mediterranean rescues, Yemen and Switzerland updates, new SDG Advocates speak out Our main stories today: Boko Haram terrorist survivors tell their stories; UNICEF speaks out for children adrift on the Mediterranean; UN health agenc...
00:00, 08/16/2019

'Please support us': Richard Gere visits migrants stuck at sea in Mediterranean Actor Richard Gere is visiting rescued migrants on board humanitarian ship Open Arms that has been stuck in the Mediterranean Sea for over a week. &#...
20:48, 08/09/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Hong Kong airport disruption, Geneva Conventions at 70, new Ebola drug, French fighters in Iraq, Mediterranean migrant and Aden updates Our main stories today cover: Human rights chief on chaos at Hong Kong airport; Geneva Conventions have been ‘limiting brutality’ for 70 years; breakt...
17:00, 08/14/2019

R.I.P. Leo The Cat, a.k.a. Pet Sematary's Church Bad news for cat fans today—and also just anybody who’s iffy on the prospect of feline revenants roaming the countryside, going ham on infernal catnip...
00:16, 05/31/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: UN envoy on Middle East peace process, child labour in Nepal, latest deadly Mediterranean shipwreck, DRC's Goma 21-days free of Ebola transmission, UN chief urges ban on nuclear testing A recap of Tuesday's stories: UN envoy says tangible steps 'can, and must be taken' to reverse the 'negative trajectory' of the Palestinian-Israeli co...
05:48, 08/28/2019

Church Seeks Help Identifying 2 Burglars RICHMOND, Ky. (WBON) – A Richmond church is cleaning up after two burglars broke in early Saturday morning. The two individuals were captured on...
16:32, 06/25/2019

LDS church bans weapons in meetinghouses The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has updated its handbook to bar all "lethal weapons" from meetinghouses, which strengthens past langua...
02:48, 08/28/2019

The Christian church: Dying out or thriving like never before? In Germany priests often preach to empty church benches while in Zambia, Christian churches play a leading role in society. At the Religions for Peace...
05:48, 08/22/2019

40,000 human skeletons used to build church Kutná Hora in the Czech Republic is home to a Roman Catholic church decorated with grisly remains exhumed in the 15th century. Find out the strange st...
19:48, 06/10/2019

You can have a church or be a free woman – but having both is a struggle After a lifetime of attending evangelical churches, Lyz Lenz went on a journey to find a place where she didn’t need to pretend to be an obedient wife...
16:16, 07/31/2019

She Led a Famed Progressive Church. Then She Said She Was Harassed. New York's Riverside Church has dismissed its first female pastor by not renewing her contract, setting off a debate about sexism, harassment and hypo...
14:16, 07/11/2019

Catholic Church donating to aid migrants TUCSON- Pope Francis is donating $500,000 to Catholic church organizations in Mexico that help with the migrant population. Part of that donation will...
05:00, 05/08/2019

Rick Owens to the Rescue Determined to save Larry LeGaspi, the designer behind the look of Parliament Funkadelic and Kiss, from obscurity, Rick Owens had no choice but to writ...
22:32, 09/05/2019

Cult investigation game 'The Church in the Darkness' is available now It took years to make, but Paranoid Productions' ambitious The Church in the Darkness is finally ready. The cult investigation title has been re...
00:16, 08/05/2019

The Latest: DA says man burned church to hide own activities JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on a man being sentenced in the 2016 burning of a Mississippi church that was spray painted with “Vote Trump...
23:48, 05/02/2019

This ‘Church’ weed is designed to smell like frankincense Marcel Proust had his madeleine. Shavo Adadjian has Church weed. In his early 20th century novel, “Swann’s Way,” Proust’s main character dips a madele...
17:16, 06/25/2019

Defendant says he doesn’t recall if he shot 8 at church NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The man accused of fatally shooting one person and wounding seven others in a Nashville church in 2017 says he can’t rem...
04:00, 05/23/2019

Father of bombing victim set for church where she died BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The funeral for one of the first black members of the Alabama Legislature will be held in the same church where his daughter d...
17:48, 05/10/2019

Brazil: Man who killed 3 at Baptist church was 'incoherent' Brazilian authorities say a man was disoriented and speaking "incoherent phrases" when he shot three people to death at a Baptist church, before being...
12:16, 05/23/2019

Egypt sentences two to death over church attack An Egyptian court on Sunday sentenced two men to death and eight others to between three years and life in prison over an attack on a church and Chris...
21:48, 05/12/2019

Mississippi man gets prison time in church arson A Mississippi man who in 2016 burned down a historically black church -- the same place that had once been vandalized with political graffiti -- was s...
04:00, 05/03/2019

Ukrainian Catholic Church in US installs new leader PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An Eastern Catholic diocese in Pennsylvania has installed a new leader. The Ukrainian Catholic Archeparchy of Philadelphia has nam...
22:32, 06/04/2019

'The Discord Is The Church:' A Place For Gamers To Worship A few months ago, I was watching streamer Matt Souza play Fortnite on a custom server while I played along with his community, GodSquad Church. With a...
18:48, 07/19/2019

4 dead, 8 hurt in church van crash in Virginia Four people were killed and eight hurt in a crash in Virginia involving a church van. News outlets report the van carrying 11 people was turning into ...
16:48, 05/29/2019

The Latest: Investigation led to other church abuse claims DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on police searching the Catholic Diocese of Dallas (all times local): 11:45 a.m. Authorities say a police investigation that ...
18:48, 05/15/2019

Another man charged in theft of royal jewels from church COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Swedish prosecutor says a second man has been charged with grand larceny in connection with last year’s theft of ro...
12:32, 05/16/2019

Brazilian Pentecostal church unwelcome in Berlin A Brazilian Pentecostal congregation wants to buy the New Nazareth Church in Berlin. The building is for sale, but local politicians don't want the ev...
19:32, 09/14/2019

Minneapolis church expelled over support of gay marriage MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Leaders of the Evangelical Covenant Church have voted to defrock a Minneapolis pastor and expel his church for permitting gay marri...
23:16, 06/29/2019

Church wants more vigorous crackdown on Sri Lankan Islamists The Catholic church in Sri Lanka says the government should crack down on Islamists with more vigor "as if on war footing" in the aftermath of the Eas...
12:16, 04/29/2019

Man Convicted in Deadly Tennessee Church Shooting Emanuel K. Samson, 27, was found guilty of first-degree murder and more than 40 other criminal counts related to a 2017 shooting that left one person ...
02:32, 05/25/2019

Congregants grapple with church shooter once their colleague Minister Joey Spann watched Friday as 27-year-old Emanuel Kidega Samson was convicted of first-degree murder for killing one person and wounding seven...
10:00, 05/25/2019

Texas church opens new sanctuary after massacre SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (AP) — A South Texas church where a gunman in 2017 opened fire and killed more than two dozen congregants will unveil a new ...
09:16, 05/19/2019

Cross burned at church where black pastor was to appear GASTONIA, N.C. (AP) — Authorities in North Carolina say a cross was set on fire at a predominantly white church where a black pastor was scheduled to ...
19:32, 05/29/2019

4 dead, 8 wounded in church van crash in Virginia FORD, Va. — Four people have been killed and eight others have been wounded in a crash in Virginia involving a church van. News outlets report the van...
10:32, 05/29/2019

| Anglican Church of Canada rejects same-sex marriage The Anglican Church of Canada - which has more than 500 000 members - has rejected a motion to modify its definition of marriage to embrace same-sex u...
12:32, 07/15/2019

The Latest: Church leader still ‘apostle’ despite his arrest LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the arrest on child rape charges of Naasón Joaquín García, the leader of the la Luz del Mundo church (all times local...
22:16, 06/05/2019

Autistic Boy Was Forced to Leave a Church. He Got an Apology. When Paul Rimmer took his son to a service at King’s Chapel in Cambridge, England, an usher asked them to leave. Mr. Rimmer’s letter to the dean went ...
23:48, 06/19/2019

Brazil: Man who killed 3 at Baptist church was ‘incoherent’ RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian authorities say a man was disoriented and speaking “incoherent phrases” when he shot three people to death...
23:48, 05/22/2019

The Latest: Church followers say leader is innocent LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of the leader of Mexico-based megachurch La Luz del Mundo (all times local): 7:25 p.m. Worshippers at an E...
07:16, 06/07/2019

Crystal Cathedral reopens as Catholic church California’s famed Crystal Cathedral — once the home of the late evangelical pastor Robert Schuller’s famed “Hour of Power” TV show ...
22:48, 07/18/2019

Man accused of trying to torch NYC church pleads not guilty NEW YORK (AP) — A New Jersey college philosophy teacher has pleaded not guilty to trying to set fire to Manhattan’s St. Patrick’s Cathedra...
00:32, 06/08/2019

A Lifetime at a Church, Filled With Faith and Drama Cara Wall’s novel, “The Dearly Beloved,” is the story of two ministers and their wives, as their lives intertwine over the decades, in love and religi...
22:50, 08/13/2019

Greek Orthodox church in US gets 1st new leader in 20 years NEW YORK (AP) — The Greek Orthodox church of the United States has installed its first new leader in 20 years. Archbishop Elpidophoros was enthroned S...
22:16, 06/22/2019

Roman Catholic church could allow married men to become priests Vatican summit to discuss plan to address clergy shortage in remote Amazon areasThe Roman Catholic church is opening the door to a change in its centu...
18:00, 06/17/2019

Macedonians Restore an Ancient Church, With an Eye on the Future Long shrouded in scaffolding, the mysterious church of St. George stands as a monument to the conflicts that have dogged cultural politics in the coun...
21:48, 07/15/2019

6 Killed in Attack on Church in Burkina Faso The violence took place after Sunday services at a church in the country’s north, near the volatile border with Mali. A pastor was among those killed....
03:00, 04/30/2019

UN warns Italy against criminalizing sea rescue The global organization's comments come after the arrest of German captain Carola Rackete. The 31-year-old contravened Italian law when landing with 4...
07:16, 07/02/2019

Zoos Called It a ‘Rescue.’ But Are the Elephants Really Better Off? Despite mounting evidence that elephants find captivity torturous, some American zoos still acquire them from Africa — aided by a tall tale about why ...
18:00, 07/09/2019

Migrant rescue vessel Sea-Watch 3: What you need to know The standoff between Sea-Watch 3 and the Italian government ended with the arrest of Captain Carola Rackete, who now faces prosecution. But internatio...
07:16, 07/02/2019

9-week-old kitten well after rescue from car’s subframe _____ FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A 9-week-old kitten survived a 30-mile (48-kilometer) trip trapped in the frame of a car. Auto repair shop owner Scott Bou...
20:32, 07/14/2019

Officer, Teenager Rescue 12-Year-Old FALMOUTH, Ky. (LEX 18)– A teenager and a Falmouth Police Officer worked together to save the life of a 12-year-old boy who could have drowned Th...
00:32, 06/08/2019

Crews Rescue Husky At The Gorge (LEX 18)– The Powell County Search And Rescue team rescued a Husky off Napier Road Monday. They are not sure if the Husky climbed down the cliff...
02:32, 05/28/2019

Rescue under way after China building collapse An apartment building in south China collapsed on Wednesday morning with no casualties reported so far, Chinese state media reported. (Aug. 28)  ...
00:48, 08/29/2019

Bar Rescue's Jon Taffer wants to save your marriage Bar Rescue has long been screaming for a spin-off, some new avenue for host Jon Taffer to shred his vocal cords before a whole new batch of slack-jawe...
05:48, 05/03/2019

Leia's Rescue of Han is Just as Romantic in Animation In the galaxy of adventures, nothing’s more romantic than killing a bounty hunter, taking his place, and then using his cred to save your beloved. Rea...
18:16, 04/28/2019

Six killed in church attack in northern Burkina Faso Unidentified gunmen killed a pastor and five congregants at a Protestant church in northern Burkina Faso on Sunday, authorities said, the first attack...
16:48, 04/29/2019

Catholic priest stabbed on church steps in Poland The assailant was arrested, but his motive remains unclear. The priest has undergone surgery and is now stable, Wroclaw University Hospital has said....
23:16, 06/10/2019

The Latest: Mass held at church where 100 died in bombing COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The Latest on the Easter Sunday bomb attacks in Sri Lanka that killed more than 250 people when suicide bombers struck three...
20:48, 05/09/2019

Archbishop Sheen’s remains moved to Illinois from NY church PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — The remains of Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen have been removed from St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York and are on their way to...
21:16, 06/27/2019

Developer who started a church to worship AI indicted for stealing AI Anthony Levandowski, a former employee at Google sister company Waymo, today was charged with 33 counts of theft and attempted theft of trade secrets ...
05:48, 08/28/2019

Prosecutors: Mexico church might harass victims, witnesses An arraignment for the leader of Mexico-based megachurch La Luz del Mundo and two followers on child rape and human trafficking charges has been pushe...
01:00, 06/11/2019

Church pays off almost $2M in medical debt for Michigan families Grand Rapids First is covering 1,899 families’ medical debts — almost $2 million in total — across four Michigan counties.  &#...
13:32, 07/02/2019

The Latest: Church says cardinal addressed abuse ‘swiftly’ HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on a top U.S. cardinal’s handling of a sexual misconduct case (all times local): 9:20 p.m. Representatives of a top le...
07:48, 06/05/2019

Anxiety and hope over church schools reopening after attacks COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Catholic officials and parents in Sri Lanka are hopeful that church-run schools will begin to reopen soon for the first time...
05:16, 05/15/2019

Three-alarm fire rips through 115-year-old Philadelphia church Nearly 100 firefighters are working to put out a fire that threatens to collapse a 115-year-old church in West Philadelphia's Parkside section Tuesday...
06:16, 08/28/2019

Church of England expresses no-deal Brexit concerns A group of Church of England bishops have expressed concerns about a no-deal Brexit and vowed to "respond to the call by Jesus to tell the truth and d...
22:48, 08/28/2019

Hey friends, have you heard the good news about gaming church? Every Friday, A.V. Club staffers kick off our weekly open thread for the discussion of gaming plans and recent gaming glories, but of course, the real...
07:48, 07/19/2019

Archaeologists uncover mosaic from 5th century church near Sea of Galilee A fire that destroyed an ancient Holy Land church near the Sea of Galilee around 700 CE appears to have preserved the church's beautiful mosaic floor,...
18:18, 09/18/2019

Leader of La Luz del Mundo church charged with child rape The leader and self-proclaimed apostle of La Luz del Mundo, a Mexico-based church with branches in the U.S. that claims over 1 million followers, has ...
20:32, 06/05/2019

New Church Building Dedicated in Texas Town Where 26 Were Killed The First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs made its old building into a memorial to victims of the 2017 massacre, and designed its new one with se...
02:00, 05/20/2019

US Catholic Church reports big rise in sex-abuse allegations Quantifying its vast sex-abuse crisis, the U.S. Roman Catholic Church said Friday that allegations of child sex abuse by clerics more than doubled in ...
05:48, 06/01/2019

Church of Scientology: ‘Leah Remini has blood on her hands’ The Church of Scientology has reached out to The Post in response to the announcement that Leah Remini’s A&E docuseries is ending. The news broke Thur...
19:00, 08/16/2019

‘I’m going to where people are’: the viral priest using TikTok to start a church His videos were designed to draw Austinites to religion but have made him a star of the new social media app that most of his age still don’t understa...
06:16, 08/23/2019

Burglar scales wall to steal from church, makes off with $50 A burglar scaled the wall of a Manhattan church Monday morning and slipped inside through a skylight — but only made off with around $50 and a candle ...
00:32, 05/15/2019

Mexican church leader still its 'apostle' after rape arrest The leader and self-proclaimed apostle of La Luz del Mundo, a Mexico-based church with branches in the U.S. that claims over 1 million followers, has ...
00:32, 06/06/2019

Spain: Unfinished Gaudí church gets permit after 137 years BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — An official building permit has been issued for the unfinished Barcelona church designed by architect Antoni Gaudí 137 years a...
18:48, 06/08/2019

Four Catholics killed in another Burkina Faso church attack Unidentified assailants killed four Catholics and destroyed a statue of the Virgin Mary in northern Burkina Faso, a bishop said on Tuesday, the third ...
22:32, 05/14/2019

Poland’s church head says film on sex abuse not an attack WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The head of Poland’s Catholic church says that recent revelations of abuse of minors by priests do not amount to an attack...
13:32, 05/17/2019

FBI busts trucker for threatening to shoot up Memphis church A Florida truck driver was busted by the FBI for threatening to shoot up a church in Memphis — telling a friend he wanted “to take his kni...
20:48, 08/20/2019

Church urges more vigorous crackdown on Sri Lankan militants The Catholic Church in Sri Lanka has urged the government to crack down on Islamic extremists with more vigor “as if on war footing” in the aftermath ...
12:48, 04/29/2019

At one church, dozens of parishioners taken in Mississippi ICE raids, pastor says The Rev. Roberto Mena estimates people from 90 families were detained in raids at food processing plants. His message is "the church is with them." &...
01:16, 08/21/2019

Pastor out at famed Riverside Church after sex toy harassment accusations The reason for her ouster is far more stimulating than any sermon this pastor could have delivered. The Rev. Dr. Amy Butler, the first woman to lead M...
01:16, 07/12/2019

Australian PM Heads To Church, Football After 'Miracle' Election Win Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison thanked his fellow Pentecostal churchgoers on Sunday after a miraculous election victory that defied years of...
11:48, 05/19/2019

Texas church opening new sanctuary 18 months after massacre A South Texas church begins a new chapter of worship on Sunday as it unveils a new sanctuary a year and half after a gunman opened fire and killed mor...
16:32, 05/19/2019

Church at center of the D-Day invasion honors American paratrooper The bond between a Normandy town and the Americans who liberated it is memorialized in a unique way -- on a church where an American paratrooper found...
21:16, 06/06/2019

Minneapolis pastor and his church expelled for permitting gay marriage Rev Dan Collison had his credentials removed by a 77% vote at the Evangelical Covenant Church’s annual meeting Leaders of the Evangelical Covenant Chu...
03:32, 06/30/2019

Archbishop tried to discredit BBC film on church links to abuse Cardinal Vincent Nichols filed formal complaint over 2003 programme, documents showThe most senior Catholic leader in England and Wales went to extrao...
22:32, 07/24/2019

UN condemns deadly attack on Burkina Faso church Senior UN officials voiced their outrage at a deadly attack on a Catholic church in the north of Burkina Faso on Sunday, during which six people were ...
23:48, 05/12/2019

Spanish prosecutors want inquiry into church sex abuse cases MADRID (AP) — Spain’s public prosecutors are suggesting opening a national investigation into the sexual abuse of minors in the Catholic Church,...
17:00, 06/24/2019

Byzantine baptism font discovered at Nativity Church A Byzantine baptism font was discovered during renovation works at the Nativity Church, Palestinian officials said on Saturday. (June 22)   ...
00:16, 06/23/2019

German court says Catholic Church can keep billions secret A court in the western city of Cologne has ruled that Germany's richest Catholic archdiocese doesn't have to reveal what it does with the billions it ...
18:16, 06/13/2019

Palestinians: Baptismal font discovered at Nativity Church BETHLEHEM, West Bank (AP) — Palestinian officials say what they believe to be a new baptismal font has been discovered at the Church of the Nativity i...
18:32, 06/22/2019

Gunmen kill six in second church attack in Burkina Faso Gunmen killed six people including a priest outside a Catholic church in Burkina Faso on Sunday, the government said, the second attack on Christians ...
21:48, 05/12/2019

Person of interest sought in Oro Valley church vandalism ORO VALLEY, Ariz. – Oro Valley Police Department is on the lookout for a person of interest in connection to vandalism involving the candle boxe...
08:33, 09/13/2019

Catholic Church considers married priests for Amazon A historic shift in policy could pave the way for married men to preach in areas where clergy are scarce. The requirement for priests to have never be...
21:32, 06/17/2019

Serbia-Montenegro church row fuels Balkan tensions BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — A Serb official has branded Montenegro a “criminal” state and threatened a “fierce” response over the ...
14:48, 06/19/2019

'Emanuel' explores life after tragic church shooting Jennifer Pinckney was hiding under a desk holding the mouth of her then-6-year-old daughter when Dylann Roof fired more than 70 rounds in Mother Emanu...
22:32, 06/17/2019

Sri Lankan church schools to reopen after Easter bombings COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lankan Catholic officials say church-run schools that have been closed since Easter Sunday bomb attacks are expected to ...
15:32, 05/09/2019

The Latest: Tennessee church shooter sentenced to life NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on the trial of the Tennessee man convicted in a 2017 church shooting (all times local): 4:45 p.m. A Tennessee man ...
01:00, 05/29/2019

Man sues church, Episcopal diocese after abuse allegations TUCSON — A local man is suing Grace Saint Paul’s Episcopal Church and the Episcopal Diocese of Arizona for allegedly ignoring credible accusatio...
07:32, 07/23/2019

The Latest: Police identify 4 killed in church van crash FORD, Va. (AP) — The Latest on a church van crash that killed four people and injured eight others (all times local): 2:05 p.m. Virginia state police ...
20:16, 05/29/2019

Tennessee Church Shooter Sentenced to Life Without Parole It took a Tennessee jury less than two hours of deliberation to sentence Emanuel Kidega Samson for his fatal role in a shooting at a Nashville church....
21:16, 05/29/2019

1,000 toys displayed at a Michigan church take aim at US immigration policy The dolls and stuffed animals at First United Methodist Church is meant to convey "the enormity" of family separation policies, the organizer said. &...
21:00, 05/13/2019

The Latest: Seventh-day Adventist Church seeks clemency NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on the upcoming execution of Tennessee inmate Don Johnson (all times local): 12:50 p.m. The worldwide Seventh-day A...
21:16, 05/13/2019

KSP: Church Bus Driver Accused Of Raping Disabled Woman GIRDLER, Ky. (LEX 18)– A Knox County man is charged with the rape and sodomy of a disabled woman that he knew through church, Kentucky State Pol...
17:16, 05/13/2019

Gunmen raid Burkina Faso church, kill four Gunmen burst into a church in northern Burkina Faso on Sunday and shot dead four people, a security source said - at least the fourth attack on Christ...
21:00, 05/26/2019

VP Pence to visit black church burned by arsonist OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence is coming to Louisiana to show his support for members of three black churches burned by an arsonist. ...
06:48, 05/03/2019

Polish advocate for church victims resigns in scandal The founder and head of a Polish organization dedicated to helping victims of pedophile priests has resigned after allegations surfaced that he tried ...
12:32, 05/30/2019

Deputies rescue bear cub trapped in trash bin Brave deputies in Northern California helped a wailing baby bear reunite with its family after the cub got stuck inside a trash container outside a mo...
07:16, 08/31/2019

Thomas Cook in talks about £1bn rescue package Thomas Cook Group is in talks with its lenders to increase the size of a rescue fundraising to £1bn after Britain’s oldest travel agent war...
23:32, 09/12/2019

Rescue dog and deer caught on camera playing tag The chase is on! A rescue dog and deer play a cheerful game of tag. An unlikely friendship started this week when a rescue dog and deer played a game...
05:48, 05/16/2019

Italy to fine NGOs who rescue migrants at sea Italian government has decided to impose stiff fines on rescuers who bring migrants into port without authorization. It also gave the interior ministr...
03:16, 06/12/2019

Rescue effort underway in flooded Bahamas Bahamians rescued victims of Hurricane Dorian with jet skis and a bulldozer as their country copes with massive floods. At least seven deaths were rep...
13:00, 09/04/2019

Labrador rescue to hold adoption event TUCSON, Ariz– If you’re looking for a new friend, man’s best friend, you’ve come to the right place. The Southwest Oasis Labra...
23:32, 09/14/2019

Firefighters rescue dog from Midtown apartment fire Firefighters saved a dog from a Midtown blaze Wednesday morning, officials said. The pup, named Scotch, was rescued from a sixth-floor fire that broke...
20:48, 05/22/2019

Italy seizes Sea-Watch 3 rescue vessel Italy's far-right interior minister has condemned the seizure of the ship, saying migrants on board should not have set foot in Italy. However, the co...
22:16, 05/20/2019

The burned-down beach house from ‘Rescue Me’ is for sale A Long Island beach home that was featured in the FX show “Rescue Me” is on the market for $2.6 million. The dramedy, which aired from 200...
07:32, 09/05/2019

Search Teams Complete One Rescue, Continue Another One POWELL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – The beautiful weather made for a great day of hiking. But it was a busy one for search and rescue teams from Wolfe...
05:48, 05/19/2019

Internet falls in love with rescue ‘penis’ cat If an alien race were to peruse earthlings’ social media, there’s one universal takeaway they’d assuredly bring back to their leader...
21:00, 09/03/2019

Monsoon founder spars with landlords over rescue The owner of Monsoon Accessorize is facing demands from landlords to alter the terms of a multimillion pound support package to be unveiled by the fas...
15:16, 06/14/2019

To rescue democracy, we must revive the reforms of the Progressive Era The playbook for taming industrial capitalism already exists. It’s the essential starting point for reform todayIn Democracy in America, Alexis de Toc...
09:48, 08/30/2019

Scouts come to the rescue of 2 fishermen on remote lake Two brothers whose canoes capsized on a remote Maine lake say a crew of Boy Scouts from New Hampshire helped save their lives. Sixty-seven-year old Mi...
22:16, 06/05/2019

New law allows firefighters to rescue pets trapped in hot cars Freaked out pets trapped in boiling hot cars may now be rescued by firefighters and other first responders, thanks to a new state law approved Wednesd...
01:16, 08/01/2019

Florida man, 75, fights alligator to rescue dog, reports say A 75-year-old Florida man rescued his daughter’s dog from the jaws of an 8-foot alligator last week by kicking the reptile in the snout, reports said....
17:48, 07/15/2019

AZ animal rescue is trying to rebuild after devastating fire TUCSON – An Arizona animal rescue is trying to rebuild after a devastating fire. Julie Anaya says the Lend-A-Bone Rescue building caught fire on...
01:48, 06/06/2019

EU countries put pressure on refugee sea rescue missions A court in Malta has fined a German captain for sailing an improperly registered rescue ship to save displaced people on the Mediterranean Sea. Malta ...
01:32, 05/15/2019

| Police rescue Nigerian president's in-law from kidnappers Police in the Nigerian city of Kano have said they had rescued an in-law of President Muhammadu Buhari from kidnappers, freeing him after a gunfight w...
13:48, 07/03/2019

ECB in touch with Carige after BlackRock pulls out of rescue The European Central Bank has been in touch with special administrators who run Banca Carige after BlackRock pulled out of rescuing the ailing Italian...
17:48, 05/09/2019

Firefighters Rescue Blind Dog From Drain Pipe (CNN) — A blind dog – missing for two days in Sacramento, California — was found stuck in a drainage pipe Friday morning. A technica...
23:00, 06/02/2019

Fire destroys main sanctuary of Catholic church in Phoenix PHOENIX (AP) – A fire of unknown origin destroyed the main sanctuary of a Catholic church in north Phoenix. The Phoenix Fire Department says cre...
14:32, 05/02/2019

Alabama Methodist church to screen shunned ‘Arthur’ episode BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A Methodist church in Alabama is screening an episode of the PBS children’s show “Arthur” that has been shun...
13:00, 06/03/2019

Lebanese church demands cancellation of Mashrou' Leila show Lebanese church leaders have demanded the cancellation of a concert by Lebanese band Mashrou' Leila on the grounds its songs are blasphemous, leading ...
15:00, 07/23/2019

Gunmen kill priest, worshippers in Burkina Faso church A group of attackers has killed several worshippers in Burkina Faso during a Catholic Church service. It is the second attack on Christians in the Wes...
08:16, 05/13/2019

Police investigating Satanic graffiti at west side church TUCSON, Ariz. – Tucson police are investigating Satanic graffiti that vandals spray-painted at a west side church. The satanic messages and symb...
19:48, 06/13/2019

Why a Seventh-day Adventist church made death row inmate, an elder Members of Riverside Chapel Seventh-day Adventist Church want Tennessee's governor to not execute Donnie Johnson. They believe in his ministry wo...
00:48, 05/11/2019

Leader of Mexican Church La Luz Del Mundo Charged With Sex Crimes in Los Angeles A complaint filed by the California attorney general’s office accuses Naasón Joaquín García, 50, of raping a child, among more than a dozen other crim...
07:32, 06/05/2019

Tennessee church shooter suffered ‘severe mental illness’ NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee man convicted of murder for shooting up a Nashville church in 2017 was suffering from severe mental illness. That&...
21:16, 05/28/2019

Colorado bus carrying church group kills 2, leaves 13 injured Two people were killed and over a dozen were injured when a charter bus carrying a church group ran off a highway in southern Colorado and struck a br...
17:00, 06/24/2019

Detective calls for execution of LGBT people in church sermon A Tennessee sheriff’s detective gave a church sermon calling for the government to arrest and “speedily” execute LGBT people. The Kn...
00:16, 06/14/2019

Poland’s Catholic Church says country is under siege from a ‘rainbow plague’ Poland’s Catholic Church has doubled down on the anti-gay rhetoric that has become the nationalist ruling party’s dominant theme in recent weeks, draw...
22:48, 08/02/2019

Alabama Methodist church to screen shunned 'Arthur' episode A Methodist church in Alabama is screening an episode of the PBS children's show "Arthur" that has been shunned by Alabama Public Television for featu...
12:48, 06/03/2019

Pope Francis Changes Church Law Makes Reporting Sex Abuse Obligatory Pope Francis on Thursday passed a measure to oblige those who know about sex abuse in the Catholic Church to report it to their superiors, following a...
23:32, 05/09/2019

Brazilian fatally stabs girlfriend, shoots 3 dead at church RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Authorities in Brazil say a man knifed his girlfriend to death in her home then went to a Baptist church and opened fire with a ...
05:32, 05/22/2019

‘Mormon’ No More: Faithful Reflect on Church’s Move to Scrap a Moniker For the Latter-day Saints faithful, a shift away from a longtime name has meant lighthearted screw-ups, logistical complications and reflections on id...
22:32, 06/29/2019

Priest begs gays not to leave church over bishop's tweet A priest in Rhode Island has asked parishioners not to leave the church over a tweet by Rhode Island's Roman Catholic bishop urging Catholics to not s...
19:00, 06/03/2019

Church guard in Egypt kills priest in personal dispute CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian security officials say a civilian church guard has shot and killed a priest in Cairo in a personal dispute. The officials say th...
16:00, 05/13/2019

Pope picks new cardinals, putting his stamp on Church's future Pope Francis appointed 13 new cardinals in a surprise move on Sunday, again putting his stamp on the future of a Church he wants to be more open as mo...
00:00, 09/02/2019

'Save us from the Satans': Survivors of Sri Lanka church attack pray Two weeks after suicide bombers killed 250 and wounded 500 in coordinated attacks at Sri Lankan churches and hotels, worshippers filed slowly into a c...
18:00, 05/05/2019

Sri Lanka issues curfew in town of bombed church after clash COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka military spokesman Brig. Sumith Atapattu says a police curfew has been imposed in Negombo, a seaside town outside ...
18:48, 05/05/2019

Mexican church leader’s lawyers fault prosecutor’s remarks LOS ANGELES (AP) — New lawyers for the leader of a Mexico-based megachurch charged with human trafficking and child rape say remarks by CaliforniaR...
20:48, 06/07/2019

Pope Francis Issues New Church Law Regarding Clergy Sex Abuse. Victims Say It’s Not Enough (VATICAN CITY) — Pope Francis issued a groundbreaking new church law Thursday requiring all Catholic priests and nuns around the world to report...
03:32, 05/10/2019

Anger as Church of Scotland decides not to divest from fossil fuels Despite agreeing upon climate emergency, delegates vote to back oil and gas companiesMore than 70 Church of Scotland delegates – including the outgoin...
19:32, 05/22/2019

Baltimore Church Gives Ben Carson the Boot As He Scrambles to Demonstrate What He’s Done for That City Lately Maybe Ben Carson reads The Root, because just one day after Senior Editor Stephen A. Crockett Jr. noted that Donald Trump’s apologist and only black C...
08:48, 08/01/2019

6 dead after gunmen attack church in Burkina Faso: official Gunmen killed six people including a priest outside a Catholic church in Burkina Faso on Sunday, a local official said, the second attack on Christian...
22:32, 05/12/2019

California Church Leaders Lured Homeless Into Forced Labor, U.S. Says A dozen leaders of a California-based ministry have been accused of forcing vulnerable people to panhandle “for the financial benefit of the church le...
02:48, 09/13/2019

​Church of England finds 50% rise in abuse claims and concerns Number of reports to dioceses relating to past and present abuse reaches 3,287 in 2017The number of situations where the Church of England dealt with ...
22:00, 06/19/2019

Tourist douses fire in Austrian church with holy water BERLIN (AP) — Vienna’s famous Dominican Church was saved from possible disaster after a tourist spotted two confessional boxes on fire and douse...
19:48, 06/19/2019

Mashrou' Leila concert in Lebanon canceled after church pressure Lebanon's Byblos festival has canceled a concert by the indie rock band Mashrou' Leila "to prevent bloodshed" after calls from church leaders accusing...
01:48, 07/31/2019

The Latest: Jury finds man guilty in deadly church shooting NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on jury deliberations in the 2017 Tennessee church shooting (all times local): 1:30 p.m. A jury has found a man gui...
22:00, 05/24/2019

| WATCH | Massive fire engulfs historic Texas church A historic rural Roman Catholic church that had served its surrounding Central Texas farming community for more than a century has burned to the groun...
20:48, 07/30/2019

Prosecutors: Suspect made album art with church arson photos Federal prosecutors say the suspect in three Louisiana church arsons took photos and videos of the fires while they were burning and shared them with ...
00:48, 06/19/2019

Topless photos, stolen bricks mean new fence at church ruins YEMASSEE, S.C. (AP) — After vandals stole bricks from the ruins of an 18th century South Carolina church and a woman posed for topless pictures in its...
19:48, 06/18/2019

Church leaders charged with using homeless people as forced labor A dozen leaders of California-based Imperial Valley Ministries, including a former pastor, are accused of subjecting dozens of mostly homeless people ...
10:32, 09/11/2019

California church leaders arrested for forced labor of homeless Authorities arrested a dozen leaders of a California-based church who have been accused of subjecting dozens of homeless people to forced labour and h...
19:00, 09/11/2019

California church leaders charged with forced labor of homeless Twelve leaders of a Southern California-based church have been arrested on charges of coercing dozens of mostly homeless people into forced labor, hol...
03:48, 09/12/2019

American leaders of Greek Orthodox Church quit their posts The US leaders of the Greek Orthodox Church — rocked by priest sex scandals, a financial crisis, and the building debacle at the World Trade Center si...
22:16, 05/11/2019

Man arrested for allegedly plotting bomb attack on Pittsburgh church Authorities arrested a Syrian man who allegedly plotted a terrorist attack on a Christian church in Pittsburgh last month, the Department of Justice s...
03:16, 06/20/2019

Syrian refugee arrested for plot to bomb Pittsburgh church Federal authorities have arrested a Syrian refugee who was plotting to attack a Pittsburgh church, the Department of Justice announced Wednesday. Must...
05:48, 06/20/2019

Jail calls: Suspect, ex laughed at Tennessee church shooting Jurors have heard jail calls in which a suspect charged with fatally shooting a woman and wounding seven people at a Nashville church in 2017 laughs a...
20:00, 05/23/2019

Alabama sheriff charged with scamming food bank, church BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama sheriff is charged with scamming a food bank and his own church to pocket thousands under a law that let state sher...
20:48, 06/14/2019

The Latest: Jurors break for night in church shooting case NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on the Tennessee church shooting suspect’s trial (all times local): 5 p.m. A jury will return to consider whe...
00:16, 05/24/2019

Syrian refugee charged in church bombing plot due in court PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Syrian refugee charged with plotting to bomb a Pittsburgh church to inspire followers of the Islamic State of Iraq is due in feder...
13:16, 06/21/2019

How The Hell Did They Get That? There’s Somehow An Actual Roller Coaster At The Church Carnival This Year The summer carnival at St. Mary’s Church in Grand Forks, ND is usually just a standard-fare church carnival consisting of small rides and basic games,...
18:32, 06/17/2019

Judge denies request to dismiss lawsuits over church attack SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A federal judge has rejected a defense request to claims against the U.S. Air Force stemming from a 2017 massacre at a Texas church...
03:16, 05/24/2019

If there’s a cardinal sin to be made, count on the Catholic church | Kevin McKenna Its errors run from toting a saint’s relics around Scotland to an invitation to a reactionary priestA grim little vaudeville act is currently touring ...
07:32, 09/08/2019

Suit accuses Scientology church, leader of abuse, trafficking A California lawsuit has accused the controversial Church of Scientology International and its leader of engaging in child abuse, human trafficking an...
20:48, 06/20/2019

Jury returns to deliberate in Tennessee church shooting case NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jurors in Tennessee are deliberating the fate of a black man who killed a woman and wounded seven people at a Nashville church...
14:00, 05/24/2019

Alabama church to screen banned ‘Arthur’ gay wedding episode BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — A Methodist church in Alabama is screening an episode of the PBS children’s show “Arthur” that has been shunned b...
17:00, 06/03/2019

Prosecutors: Syrian man planned ISIS-fueled church bombing A Syrian refugee who came to the U.S. three years ago plotted to bomb a church this spring to inspire followers of the Islamic State of Iraq, federal ...
10:48, 06/20/2019

Even the Guy Who Started a Church Worshipping A.I. Is Pulling Back on Driverless Car Gospel Anthony Levandowski, the guy you may recall from the center of the Waymo and Uber lawsuit over autonomous vehicle I.P., the radical who started a chur...
10:00, 06/20/2019

Confirmation students won't join church, citing LGBTQ rules Eight middle-school confirmation class members have decided against joining an Omaha Methodist church in protest at the denomination's renewed ban on ...
17:16, 05/01/2019

Gallup: Confidence in church or organized religion falls to 36 percent Thirty-six percent of respondents to a new Gallup poll released Monday said they have confidence in the church or organized religion, a far cry from t...
21:48, 07/08/2019

Mexican Church Leader Held On $50 Million Bail In US For Sex Crimes The head of a Mexican-based church, which claims over 1 million followers worldwide, was ordered held on $50 million bail in a Los Angeles court on We...
22:00, 06/06/2019

Kentucky tells church giving away used glasses to homeless it is breaking law A Kentucky church member developed a program 16 years ago to help thousands of people who can't afford glasses and it has spread to 79 countries -- bu...
22:00, 07/03/2019

| Chicago Catholic Church paid $80m to sex abuse victims: lawyers A victim of clergy abuse has urged other survivors to come forward as lawyers revealed that the Catholic Church in Chicago had paid out more than $80 ...
00:32, 09/18/2019

Actor BD Wong quietly buys home in converted church Tony-winning actor BD Wong has quietly purchased a duplex in a converted Brooklyn Heights church for $1.25 million, according to records recently file...
02:48, 06/06/2019

German authorities rejected almost all 2019 church asylum cases The federal office for migration and refugees (BAMF) turned down most of the church asylum cases in the first four months of 2019, according to media ...
15:00, 06/08/2019

Texas church targeted in mass shooting opens new sanctuary SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas — A South Texas church begins a new chapter of worship on Sunday as it unveils a new sanctuary a year and half after a gunma...
16:32, 05/19/2019

Lawyers for church leader decry Becerra's comments on client New lawyers for the leader of a Mexico-based megachurch charged with human trafficking and child rape say remarks by California's attorney general may...
13:16, 06/08/2019

Mormon church warning: Beware of those fancy coffee drinks SALT LAKE CITY — The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has issued a warning to members that coffee is prohibited no matter how fancy the nam...
04:32, 08/17/2019

Member of secretive church set to enter plea in fraud case ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A member of a secretive North Carolina church is preparing to enter a plea as part of an investigation into an unemployment fra...
20:00, 05/08/2019

Does the Catholic Church back right-wing populists? Depends on the country. The Catholic Church's decision on whether to reject associations with nationalists has varied by country, often depending on how under siege it is ove...
17:00, 05/14/2019

In Sri Lanka, PM Makes Unscheduled Visit To Church Hit By Easter Bombing Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who arrived in Sri Lanka this morning, made an unscheduled visit to a Catholic church that was bombed during the Easter ...
11:48, 06/09/2019

Pope laments current “culture of insults,” church propaganda VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has lamented what he calls today’s “culture of insults” in the world. In his homily during Pentecos...
18:48, 06/09/2019

Riverside Church pastor set to receive $500K payout after sex toy scandal Riverside Church’s outgoing female pastor is set to receive an exit package worth at least half a million dollars — after leaving her job ...
03:00, 07/13/2019

Florida trucker arrested, charged with plotting church shooting U.S. federal authorities said they have arrested a Florida truck driver who "was thinking about shooting up a church" in Memphis this week, making him...
22:16, 08/20/2019

Court to hear appeal to reinstate lawsuit in church massacre RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Survivors and family members of nine people killed in a racist attack at a South Carolina church are asking a federal appeals cou...
15:32, 05/07/2019

Mexican church leader charged in horrific child sex ring The leader of a Mexican fundamentalist Christian church that boasts more than 1 million worldwide followers was busted in Los Angeles on charges of hu...
18:48, 06/05/2019

Trial for Tennessee church shooting suspect to start Monday NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A man accused of fatally shooting a woman and wounding seven people at a Nashville church is heading to trial. Prosecutors hav...
09:48, 05/20/2019

Anxiety, hope as church schools delay reopening in Sri Lanka Catholic officials and parents in Sri Lanka are hopeful that church-run schools will begin to reopen this week for the first time since last month’s d...
06:48, 05/15/2019

Free up church land for therapeutic gardening, says bishop of Carlisle Bishop plants idea of using Church of England plots to benefit homeless people and those feeling isolated or lonelyChurches should offer their green s...
18:16, 06/05/2019

Judge weighs request to dismiss lawsuits over church attack A federal judge says he'll rule soon on whether to dismiss claims filed in several lawsuits against the U.S. Air Force in connection with a 2017 massa...
15:00, 05/15/2019

Church offers lower payouts to black abuse victims A Catholic religious order recently settled sex abuse cases by secretly paying two black Mississippi men $15,000 each—far less than other surviv...
15:16, 08/27/2019

Catholic Church rejects use of gender identity theory in education In a new document aimed at Catholic schools, the Church has rejected the idea that people should be free to choose their gender. The LGBT community ha...
00:48, 06/11/2019

Michigan church erases medical debt for nearly 2,000 families: report Nearly 2,000 families in western Michigan will find out this week that all their medical debts have been paid off by a church in the area. Grand Rapid...
04:48, 07/04/2019

Send Me on This Voyage of the Damned Glenn Beck, his attempted liberal makeover long behind him, is embarking on an exciting new adventure: shilling a “Cruise Thru History” on a big ol’ b...
01:00, 05/18/2019

"Send Me A Hug," Said Smriti Irani. Here's How She Got One Union Minister Smriti Irani, who is famous for her Instagram-savvy ways, used the 'stories' feature of the photo sharing app to give her followers a l...
16:16, 06/27/2019

'Boris Bus' maker Wrightbus in urgent rescue talks The Ballymena-based 'Boris Bus' maker Wrightbus will this weekend hold last-ditch talks with a prominent Irish transport executive in a bid to stave o...
02:19, 09/15/2019

Southern EU leaders criticize migrant rescue ships Leaders southern EU states tried to develop a common political and economic stance ahead of an EU summit. Migration was one issue topping the agenda w...
03:48, 06/15/2019

Monsoon rescue bid offers landlords profit-share Monsoon Accessorize, the struggling fashion retailer, is to offer landlords a share of future profits after snubbing their demands for an equity stake...
11:48, 06/19/2019

Emergency crews rescue 5 men trapped in Virginia cave Crews in southwest Virginia rescued five men trapped in a cave on Sunday after they began suffering from exhaustion and hypothermia while exploring. ...
01:16, 04/29/2019

Queens police officers rescue kitten from car grill Officers from Far Rockaway’s 101st Precinct had their hands full early Saturday with a particularly feisty fella who squirmed his way into a place he ...
03:16, 07/07/2019

Officials rescue 136 dogs from pro-Trump organizer’s home More than 100 dogs were rescued this week from a fetid, poop-filled multi-million-dollar home within a California gated community — owned by a l...
15:00, 05/31/2019

Man drowns in Oklahoma lake in rescue of girl who survived VERDEN, Okla. (AP) — The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says a 34-year-old man has drowned in a southwestern Oklahoma lake while helping to save a girl who s...
17:32, 05/28/2019

Diary of a rescue: Marc Gasol's mission to help immigrants Moved by the desperation of immigrants and the efforts to rescue them, NBA center Marc Gasol didn't hesitate to accept an invitation to see for himsel...
17:00, 06/03/2019

Tucson teen bitten by bobcat during rescue, per AZGFD TUCSON – A Tucson teen was bitten by a bobcat kitten on Wednesday, May 16th. The Arizona Game and Fish Department said the teen was trying to re...
01:16, 05/17/2019

UN agencies urge Italy to let migrants get off rescue boat GENEVA (AP) — The U.N. migration and refugee agencies are urging Italy’s government to let 43 migrants from Libya disembark from a boat that had...
13:16, 06/21/2019

Powell Search & Rescue Warns Of “Zombie” Raccoons POWELL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – Powell County Search and Rescue is warning hikers to be aware of “zombie” raccoons. The animals are no...
22:32, 05/16/2019

First photos of freed hostages after French rescue mission The first pictures of hostages freed following an operation by French troops in Burkina Faso have emerged after two French soldiers were killed during...
17:32, 05/11/2019

Crews respond to hiker rescue in Sabino Canyon TUCSON –Crews are responding to a hiker rescue Tuesday afternoon. Search and Rescue crews were dispatched to Blackett’s Ridge in Sabino Canyon after a...
22:00, 06/18/2019

BlackRock pulls out of rescue bid for Italian bank Carige U.S. asset manager BlackRock has pulled out of a proposed rescue of Italian bank Carige, raising the prospect that Rome could be drawn into a costly s...
11:32, 05/09/2019

Mom runs inside burning home to rescue kids; all 3 die TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Florida woman ran back into her burning apartment after realizing her two children hadn’t made it out. All ...
16:48, 05/15/2019

Rescue a Fallen AirPod With a Juul Charger and Floss Apple, the world’s biggest seller of expensive, droppable objects, reached their peak with AirPods: $169 a pair, cordless, and intended for pulling in...
19:32, 05/31/2019

Wolfe Co. Search And Rescue Gives Tips For Hiking In The Gorge WOLFE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– With a long weekend ahead, the Red River Gorge will see plenty of visitors on the trails and at the campsites. The s...
01:00, 05/25/2019

Police rescue man and puppy trapped in garbage truck PROVO, Utah (AP) — A puppy is recovering after getting trapped in a moving garbage truck with her owner. Provo Police Sgt. Nisha King said Tuesday off...
00:00, 06/05/2019

Toledo police rescue fawn from busy interstate Reports of a fawn running back and forth across an interstate highway in Ohio led police on a hot pursuit to rescue the young deer and prevent any pot...
23:48, 07/11/2019

Italy closes investigation against Spanish rescue crew MILAN (AP) — A judge in Sicily has dropped an investigation into two members of the Spanish aid group Proactiva Open Arms that stemmed from a standoff...
15:16, 05/15/2019

Salvini’s Standoff at Sea Highlights Italy’s War on Rescue Ships The interior minister, who may bring down the government and force new elections, finds another opportunity to score political points over migration....
01:00, 08/17/2019

Message in a bottle gets rescue for stranded hikers in California A family of hikers who became stranded above a 40-foot waterfall in California were rescued thanks to a message in a bottle and pair of strangers who ...
08:50, 09/12/2019

Fixerman is out on the street to rescue you from tech-related issues Necessity is the mother of all inventions and has again proved true in the case of a Dubai-based start-up Fixerman. “Fixerman is a one-sto...
13:00, 07/07/2019

Firefighter uses YouTube duck calls to rescue ducklings LITTLETON, Colo. (AP) — A flock of ducklings is safe in suburban Denver after a firefighter used a recording of duck calls to coax some of them from a...
20:48, 06/21/2019

Emergency crews rescue hiker at Sabino Canyon TUCSON – Multiple emergency crews rescued a woman after being injured while hiking in Sabino Canyon on Friday. Rural Metro Fire District says the woma...
03:00, 05/18/2019

Our Cause for Paws jewelry helps rescue dogs in peril Apart from running one of America’s top gem meccas, London Jewelers, Candy Udell has a pet project: helping pups stay alive, healthy and happy. “I res...
17:00, 05/09/2019

| Malaysian climber dies after Nepal mountain rescue A Malaysian climber rescued in Nepal after two nights in the open on one of the world's most treacherous mountains has died in a Singapore hospital, r...
15:00, 05/04/2019

Italy seizes German rescue vessel Eleonore The Eleonore has docked and disembarked its over 100 rescued refugees, in violation of a ban. The government has now seized the ship and vowed to make...
11:01, 09/03/2019

Italy seizes German rescue vessel 'Eleonore' The Eleonore has docked and disembarked its over 100 rescued refugees, in violation of a ban. The government has now seized the ship and vowed to make...
21:32, 09/02/2019

Border Patrol agents rescue seven migrants near Yuma YUMA – The high temperatures over the past two days have been taking their toll on undocumented migrants in far southwest Arizona. U.S. Border P...
03:48, 06/11/2019

Italy defiant as two migrant rescue ships try to dock Rome has blocked the entry of Italian and German vessels carrying more than 110 migrants. The decision paves the way for another standoff with migrant...
16:32, 07/05/2019

Thailand cave rescue to be turned into Netflix series The story of the dramatic rescue of 12 young football players and their coach from a cave in Thailand is due to be turned into a TV series, Netflix ha...
16:16, 04/30/2019

Italy's new government says migrants can disembark from rescue boat Rome’s new left-leaning government breaks from era of hardline immigration measures pushed by Matteo SalviniAn NGO rescue ship with 82 migrants onboar...
12:32, 09/14/2019

AMC Entertainment shares tumble as CEO holds out for ‘Avengers’ rescue Shares of AMC Entertainment tumbled as much as 10 percent Thursday — even as the theater chain’s CEO predicted “Avengers: Endgame” would come to the r...
07:32, 05/10/2019

Look: Wildlife officers rescue elk trapped in irrigation canal Wildlife officials in Washington state came to the rescue of a large elk stranded in an irrigation canal that it was unable to climb out from due to c...
23:16, 08/31/2019

'RoboFire' Joins Rescue Efforts In Mumbai Blaze A robot has joined the rescue efforts to douse a massive blaze at the Mahamayatal Telephone Nigam Limited (MTNL) building in Bandra, news agency ANI r...
15:48, 07/22/2019

Crews rescue stranded kayaker & four-legged friend (KSEE) A California man is happy to be alive after a harrowing swift water rescue in Fresno County last month. Authorities found the 66-year-old man a...
08:33, 09/13/2019

Good Samaritans lift SUV, rescue pinned motorcyclist A group of people stopped and raised the SUV enough that a state trooper was able to pull the motorcyclist out from underneath.    ...
02:48, 08/01/2019

Rescue of injured 74-year-old hiker spins out of control Authorities say a 74-year-old hiker whose head and face were injured in a fall on a Phoenix mountain endured a wild ride in a stretcher as she was bei...
16:16, 06/05/2019

Thomas Cook shares plunge 40% over rescue plan Shares in Thomas Cook plummeted by more than 40% after it confirmed talks with its largest shareholder over a deal which would effectively see the fir...
13:00, 07/12/2019

Police rescue man, puppy trapped in garbage truck PROVO, Utah — A puppy and its 43-year-old owner are recovering after getting trapped in a garbage truck. Provo Police Sgt. Nisha King said Tuesday off...
10:16, 06/05/2019

Hurricane Dorian rescue effort underway in Bahamas A massive rescue effort got underway in the Bahamas as Hurricane Dorian moved on, leaving much of the Caribbean nation in rubble after having killed a...
23:16, 09/04/2019

Crews Rescue Ailing Hiker From Red River Gorge WOLFE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Search and rescue teams jumped into action Saturday to help a man who suffered a cardiac event at Red River Gorge. ...
17:32, 05/05/2019

Rescue crews searching for missing swimmer in the Bronx Rescue crews were searching for a missing swimmer under the Throgs Neck Bridge in the Bronx on Thursday night, officials said. Police were called to t...
12:16, 08/02/2019

Helicopter Rescue Briefly Becomes Carnival Ride From Hell First responders airlifted an injured 74-year-old woman off Piestewa Peak near Phoenix, Arizona on Tuesday morning. She was reportedly recovering by t...
07:16, 06/05/2019

Chopper rescue turns scary as stretcher spins A routine helicopter rescue turned frightening when the basket carrying an injured woman began spinning wildly in the air. (June 4)    ...
18:00, 06/05/2019

Port Authority workers rescue cat from Lincoln Tunnel A frightened kitten was rescued from the Lincoln Tunnel catwalk early Wednesday morning, according to reports. Port Authority workers Maeghan Grant an...
02:48, 08/29/2019

Ferrovie picked Atlantia for Alitalia rescue - Deputy PM Italy's State Railways Ferrovie dello Stato picked motorway operator Atlantia as a partner to join a consortium of investors for the rescue of nationa...
21:48, 07/15/2019

Mexican church leader held on $50 million bail in Los Angeles for sex crimes The head of a Mexican-based church, which claims over 1 million followers worldwide, was ordered held on $50 million bail in a Los Angeles court on We...
05:00, 06/06/2019

Alabama church to screen shunned Arthur episode featuring gay wedding First United Methodist church in Birmingham will screen episode on 15 June after Alabama Public Television refused to air episodeA Methodist church in...
17:32, 06/03/2019

Aussie home minister lays wreath at bombed Sri Lanka church NEGOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Australian Home Minister Peter Dutton has laid a wreath and offered condolences for the Easter Sunday bomb attacks in Sri La...
13:00, 06/03/2019

Pope Asks Roma People To Forgive Catholic Church's "Discrimination" Pope Francis on Sunday asked forgiveness in the name of the Catholic Church for the mistreatment of the Roma people, a move likely to increase tension...
16:48, 06/02/2019

Judge dismisses suit against ICE filed by immigrant in Detroit church sanctuary ICE declared Ded Rranxburgaj a fugitive from the law, but has not attempted to enter the Detroit church to remove him since he took sanctuary.  ...
06:32, 09/14/2019

UN chief condemns deadly terrorist attack on church in southern Philippines United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has condemned the deadly terrorist attack on a church in restive southern Philippines early Sunday, ...
20:16, 04/28/2019

Christian Church Ruins Unearthed in Alexandria May Be Oldest Ever Found in Egypt An excavation in Egypt has unearthed some ruins that they say is one of the oldest Christian churches ever found in the country. The experts were work...
16:16, 05/28/2019

Leader of La Luz del Mundo Church Charged With Human Trafficking and Child Rape (LOS ANGELES) — The leader and self-proclaimed apostle of La Luz del Mundo, a Mexico-based church with branches in the U.S. that claims over 1 m...
20:48, 06/05/2019