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US Navy Rescues 282 Migrants in Mediterranean

U.S. Navy warships have rescued 282 migrants in the Mediterranean Sea after receiving a distress call about a vessel sinking. The assault ship USS Bataan and the frigate USS Elrod launched rescue operations after receiving a report from an Italian military patrol plane that had spotted six small vessels, one of which was sinking. Navy officials announced Saturday the two ships rescued people from the sea, tahen gave assistance, including food, medical attention and shelter. The...

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