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Italian Ships Pick Up Another 1500 Migrants at Sea

Italian navy and coast guard ships have picked up about 1,500 migrants at sea in just  24 hours. Authorities said Sunday they received distress calls from three migrant vessels in trouble in the Mediterranean off the Libyan coast. On the way to the rescue site, they found two other foundering boatloads of migrants. About 1,500 men, women, and children were taken to the islands of Sicily or Lampedusa. There is no word on the condition of the migrants. Italian officials say...

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