Charity suggests plane could resolve migrant boat standoff

A charity suggested chartering a plane to fly to Spain 107 migrants blocked off the coast of Italy aboard its boat, to end a stalemate with the Italian interior minister, who won't let private rescue boats into his nation's ports

DATE: Aug. 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated press

Greece scraps legal need for lay-off justification

Greece's new center-right government has scrapped legislation intended to make labor layoffs harder, saying it discouraged new hirings and could preclude sacked workers from finding new jobs

DATE: Aug. 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated press

With Villanova and USA Basketball, Jay Wright on double-duty

'This is basketball heaven': Villanova's Jay Wright relishing chance to work with USA Basketball at World Cup

DATE: Aug. 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated press

Colorado couple injured after rolling Jeep down hill

Bystanders joined first responders in rescuing an elderly couple who had rolled their vehicle 450 feet down a steep mountainside in western Colorado

DATE: Aug. 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated press

Markets Right Now: Tech stocks lead US indexes higher

Stocks are moving solidly higher in midday trading on Wall Street led by gains in technology companies. Chipmakers were doing well after the U.S. gave Chinese telecom giant Huawei another 90 days to buy equipment from American suppliers.

DATE: Aug. 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated press

Detained immigrants sue over conditions, medical care

Immigrants held in U.S. detention facilities have filed a lawsuit demanding better medical care and treatment and accommodations for disabilities

DATE: Aug. 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated press

Georgia voters challenge legality of new election system

Georgia Voters who want hand-marked paper ballots are challenging the legality of the state's new voting system

DATE: Aug. 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated press

Another first for Clemson: No. 1 in AP preseason Top 25

Defending national champion Clemson is No. 1 in The Associated Press preseason Top 25 for the first time

DATE: Aug. 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated press

Russian panel eyes alleged foreign interference in protests

Russia's lower house of parliament has set up a commission to examine alleged cases of foreign interference in connection with a series of protests against the Moscow city election

DATE: Aug. 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated press

Pick Six: Shenault Jr., Bowman among best on bowl-less teams

Pick Six: Shenault Jr., Bowman and Jefferson are among best players on bowl-less teams

DATE: Aug. 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated press

Memorial to victims of Boston Marathon bombing completed

The final pieces of the Boston Marathon bombing memorial have been laid at the site of the 2013 attack

DATE: Aug. 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated press

Omar, Tlaib to discuss Israel, Palestine travel restrictions

US Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib to speak about travel restrictions to Israel and Palestine, after they were denied entry into Israel

DATE: Aug. 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated press

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