Slaughter of Cargo Ship Cattle Delayed in Spain

The slaughter of nearly 900 cattle that have been stuck on a cargo ship in the Mediterranean for two months has been postponed until Thursday.

Lawyers for the owners of the "Karim Allah" vessel delayed the process by requesting an official document authorizing the cull.

The slaughter was deemed necessary after Spanish veterinarians said the animals were no longer fit for export.

But the owners argued that the cows' ailments are treatable and they should be allowed to be...