ROME | The Latest: Barcelona, Valencia offer ports for migrant boat

ROME — The Latest on the flow of migrants into Europe (all times local): 2:20 p.m. The mayors of Barcelona and Valencia in Spain are offering their ports to receive a charity-run rescue ship with 629 migrants on board that has been refused permission to dock by Italy and Malta. Medical workers on the ship, … Continue reading ROME | The Latest: Barcelona, Valencia offer ports for migrant boat

ROME | The Latest: Food runs out soon on migrant boat carrying 629

ROME — The Latest on the flow of migrants into Europe (all times local): 2:10 p.m. Medical workers aboard a migrant rescue ship stranded at sea by Italy’s new populist government say food on the boat will run out by day’s end. Marco Bertotto of Doctors Without Borders also told Italian state TV on Monday … Continue reading ROME | The Latest: Food runs out soon on migrant boat carrying 629

ROME | The Latest: UN demands urgent solution for migrant boat

ROME — The Latest on the flow of migrants into Europe (all times local): 1:55 p.m. The U.N. refugee agency says a standoff between Italy and Malta over a rescue ship carrying hundreds of migrants is prompting an “urgent humanitarian imperative.”  The agency is demanding that some country — any country — let the ship … Continue reading ROME | The Latest: UN demands urgent solution for migrant boat

SINGAPORE | The Latest: Seoul says Moon speaks to Trump ahead of summit

SINGAPORE— Latest on a summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump in Singapore (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Seoul says President Donald Trump talked with South Korean President Moon Jae-in (jah-YIHN’) about his upcoming summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and expressed optimism for a diplomatic breakthrough. South … Continue reading SINGAPORE | The Latest: Seoul says Moon speaks to Trump ahead of summit

BRUSSELS | EU backs Canadian leader after Trump’s sharp words

BRUSSELS — The European Union is backing Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau after U.S. President Donald Trump branded him “dishonest” and “weak” following a weekend Group of Seven summit of leaders. European Commission spokesman Margaritis Schinas said the EU “stands fully behind” the joint statement issued at the end of the G-7. He added that … Continue reading BRUSSELS | EU backs Canadian leader after Trump’s sharp words

LONDON | UK’s May pleads for Conservative unity on Brexit votes

LONDON —British Prime Minister Theresa May urged feuding Conservative lawmakers on Monday to unite and prevent the government from being defeated in key votes on its main Brexit bill. The European Union Withdrawal Bill, intended to enact Britain’s exit from the bloc, has had a rocky ride through Parliament. The upper House of Lords has … Continue reading LONDON | UK’s May pleads for Conservative unity on Brexit votes

ROME | The Latest: Germany urges solution to migrant ship standoff

ROME — The Latest on the flow of migrants into Europe (all times local): 1:30 p.m. The German government is calling on all involved with the fate of a migrant rescue ship in the Mediterranean Sea to “do justice to their humanitarian responsibility.” Italy and Malta were both refusing Monday to let the ship with … Continue reading ROME | The Latest: Germany urges solution to migrant ship standoff

Democrats test liberal messages in midterm House elections

A single-payer health care advocate in South Texas. A gun restriction supporter in Dallas. Cheerleaders in Arkansas and Iowa for public option health care. Weeks into the primary season, Democrats’ midterm class is shaping up to test what liberal messages the party can sell to the moderate and GOP-leaning voters who will help determine control … Continue reading Democrats test liberal messages in midterm House elections