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Over 73,300 migrants have landed in Italy since January, a 14 percent increase from the same period past year.
Maurizio Massari, Italy's ambassador to the European Union, warned Dimitris Avramopoulos, the European Union migration commissioner, that Italy may close its ports to rescue boats which do not fly the Italian...
More than 10,000 Africans were ferried from Libya to Italy between Sunday and Tuesday - with 5,000 arriving on Monday alone - and whilst the Italian coastguard coordinates the operations, a large number of the ships taking part are NGOs sailing under foreign flags.
The Italian government is considering blocking boats carrying migrants from landing at its ports after almost 11,000 refugees arrived on its shores in five days. That would affect mostly European-based humanitarian rescue ships, which have flooded the waters off Libya's coast in the past year to pick up migrants.
The figures also raise the spectre of the chaos witnessed in 2015 when the number of migrants seeking asylum was at its highest in 25 years.
Earlier this month, Breitbart London reported on the ousting at local elections in Italy of a mayor who had struck a deal with the Hungarian financier to turn the tiny island of Lampedusa into a gateway to Europe for migrants travelling from Africa.
The surge in migrants this week prompted Italy's interior minister, Marco Minniti, to cancel a trip to Washington to address the growing humanitarian crisis, which is quickly morphing into a political one for the country's left-leaning coalition government.
Avramopoulos responded via Twitter that he had discussed with the Italian envoy "our support after increasing numbers of arrivals in Italy".
Also among Wednesday's arrivals was a Spanish Navy ship bringing over 900 migrants to the Italian island of Sardinia, including 126 women - six of them pregnant - and about 50 youngsters, some of them without accompanying adults.
"We are now facing an biblical exodus", said Paolo Romani, head of ex-Premier Silvio Berlusconi's opposition Forza Italia party in the upper house of Parliament. Often that country is Italy.
Mowry gave birth in October 2014, and the child, now 3 years old, was placed in the care of a responsible adult after her arrest. She continued to have a sexual relationship with the victim until he was 14-years-old, ABC quoted officials as saying.
Australian Senator Larissa Waters and her daughter Alia are becoming quite the duo in the Australian Parliament. Last year, the Australian parliament passed a motion to allow mothers to breastfeed in the chamber.
The two posed together after Poroshenko's meeting with Vice President Mike Pence and Trump's national security team. White House statements on Poroshenko's meeting with both Trump and Pence made no mention of Russian Federation .
Acrobatic performers Aerial Assault are scheduled to perform their act three times, at 4:30 p.m., 5:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. In case of inclement weather, the fireworks show will be presented at 8 p.m. on the rain date, Wednesday, July 5.
In 2002, its coverage of a Saudi peace plan with Israel led Saudi Arabia to yank its ambassador from Qatar. Qatar must also stop the practice of granting citizenship to individuals wanted by other Arab nations.
There are 7.5 billion living, breathing humans on planet Earth, and now one-third of them are active Facebook users. The billionaire said he plans to use Facebook to connect 1 billion users to different communities.
He was named to the Wooden Award All-American Team, and First Team All-American by Sports Illustrated and the USBWA. He also lived behind the arc with 2.4 treys per game. "I just wanted to work out with the Jazz", he said.
Anyone who isn't watching the total (or partial) eclipse in person will have plenty of options to watch the eclipse live online. As for what Alaskans can expect to see, Geronimo Villanueva, a NASA scientist said the eclipse will be roughly 45% of the sun .
Moscow has condemned the US downing of the Syrian government fighter jet after it dropped bombs nears USA partner forces. Syria attacks America's allies against Islamic State militants.
Senate Republicans Roll Out Tweaks To Health Care Bill
But for Americans of a certain age, the Senate bill should be pretty scary because Medicare and Social Security are probably next. Both the House and Senate bill would strip the Obamacare provision requiring larger employers to provide affordable coverage.
Westbrook set to learn if his historic season was an MVP one
Top contenders include Kawhi Leonard of the Spurs, Russell Westbrook of the Thunder, and James Harden of the Houston Rockets. Westbrook averaged 31.6 points, 10.4 assists and 10.7 rebounds per game wearing the Air Jordan XXXI ( $185 via nike.com ).
Ravi Teja's brother killed in vehicle crash in Hyderabad
With the exception of his younger brother Raghu, nobody else from the family attended Bharath's funeral, added the report. The report on the website further states that Bharat's body was neither taken to his own flat or Ravi Teja's .
Trump travel ban injunction partly lifted by top U.S. court
But the case has taken on more weight under Trump, who has pledged to arrest and expel legal immigrants with crime records. This would not apply, it said, to "someone who enters into a relationship simply to avoid [the executive order ]".
Southwest celebrates first day of summer with heat wave
Further west, Death Valley, Calif., temperatures are predicted to be a suffocating 126 degrees for the second consecutive day. The study of almost 2,000 deadly heat waves worldwide since 1980 was published Monday in the journal Nature Climate Change.
Senate GOP health bill would reshape Obama law
In at least one respect, the draft Senate bill is actually meaner than the House bill, which had a 17 percent approval rating. There's no indication the GOP has enough support for it to pass in a vote that could come as early as next week.