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Global News Boeing to Cut Hundreds of Engineering Jobs
Author: 0 Boeing to Cut Hundreds of Engineering Jobs

The layoffs will help the multinational corporation " meet our operating plan and additional challenges in the marketplace ", Hamilton added. Boeing has pared 1,332 of the jobs from its Seattle-area manufacturing center since the start of 2016, according to Speea, the union representing the workers.

Author: 0 Facebook killer takes his own life as police close in

Stephens fled, and state troopers gave chase. One trooper performed a "PIT" maneuver, a strategic way of ramming a auto to disable it. He shot himself in the head as the auto spun out of control, police said. Facebook wasn't made aware of a live video containing Stephens' confession until after it had ended, Osofsky said. Police now believe that Godwin is the only known victim.

Global News Putin says bomb shows terror threat still real
Author: 0 Putin says bomb shows terror threat still real

But then later in the day, Russia's investigative committee said that its investigators had concluded that they had found forensic evidence of genetic traces of Akbarjon Djalilov on a bag that contained an explosive device that was found disarmed at a separate subway station not very far from the site of yesterday's explosion.

Global News US VP Pence assures Japan America is with ally '100 percent'
Author: 0 US VP Pence assures Japan America is with ally '100 percent'

Han reiterated North Korea's position that it would react with a "nuclear pre-emptive strike by our own style and method" should the USA plan a military attack on the country. He noted it was "most concerning" that the United States trade deficit with South Korea has more than doubled since their bilateral trade pact came into effect, from US$13.2 billion in 2011 to US$27.6 billion past year.

Global News China warns of likelihood of war over North Korea 'at any moment'
Author: 0 China warns of likelihood of war over North Korea 'at any moment'

China on Friday urged both United States and North Korea to refrain from mounting pressure on each other so as to not soon reach an "irreversible and unmanageable stage". North Korea has invoked similarly dire scenarios on previous occasions when tensions on the Korean peninsula have spiked, but Beijing's warnings have fueled global concerns that the current situation is reaching tipping point.

Author: 0 Former President of South Korea Indicted, to Face Trial

In addition to allegations that Park colluded with her friend Choi Soon-sil in coercing conglomerates to donate 77.4 billion won ($ 68 million ) to two non-profit foundations - Mir and K-Sports, the former leader is also accused of soliciting bribes from Lotte and SK groups.

Author: 0 Japan and US set framework for economic talks

After talks with Japan's deputy prime minister, Taro Aso, Pence said the US would work with Japan, China and other nations to get Pyongyang to give up its atomic weapons program. Pence reassured Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday that the US considers its alliance with Japan to be a cornerstone of security in the region. "We appreciate the challenging times in which the people of Japan live with increasing provocations from across the Sea of Japan", he said.

Global News Search continues for 2 missing at Grand Canyon
Author: 0 Search continues for 2 missing at Grand Canyon

Authorities searched Grand Canyon National Park on Monday for a teenager and his stepgrandmother, the wife of one of the founders of a hiking boot company, who were swept away as they tried to cross a creek during a family trip in a remote part of the northern Arizona park.

Global News Gorsuch confirmed; Capito, Manchin with majority
Author: 0 Gorsuch confirmed; Capito, Manchin with majority

The appointment of Mr Gorsuch, the youngest nominee in a quarter of a century, brought to an end a bitter confirmation battle which saw the US Senate change the rules governing the election of supreme court judges. While he did say same-sex marriage is 'absolutely settled law, he added: 'There is ongoing litigation about its impact and its application right now and I can not begin to share my personal views'.

Author: 0 Canada introduces legislation to legalise marijuana

The bill is opposed by the official opposition Conservatives and has many critics in the addiction recovery community, who are not convinced the legislation will be effective in protecting children or in reducing the growing dependency of Canadian youth on cannabis.

Author: 0 2nd gas attack on Iraq troops in as many days

Abdul Sattar Habbo, Mosul municipality chief, told Sputnik earlier this month that up to half a million people have fled Iraq's second-largest city. John Dorrian, speaking by teleconference from Baghdad, provided an update on the fight in both countries. Iraqi officials gave no details of what kind of poison gas may have been used, and said the injuries were minor.

Author: 0 Tillerson: Relations Between US And Russia Are 'At A Low Point'

Mr Tillerson, who has also had talks with Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov , admitted that US-Russian ties were at a "low point". Relations between the two powers have become strained over the Syrian crisis amid Moscow's continued support for President Bashar al Assad's regime.

Global News State of emergency in Egypt after IS targets Christians
Author: 0 State of emergency in Egypt after IS targets Christians

How did the attacks unfold? The man attempts to enter the cathedral but is directed to a metal detector. Christians have been increasingly targeted in Egypt following the overthrow of former Islamist president Mohammed Morsi in 2013. According to Egypt's constitution, parliament must vote in favour of such a declaration before it is implemented. Meanwhile, Israel closed the Taba border that leads to the Sinai peninsula on Monday, amid warning by its anti-terrorism office of an ...

Author: 0 Vimy Ridge Anniversary Ceremonies

Although Queen Elizabeth II wasn't in attendance, she did send out a public message paying tribute to the Canadian troops who "stood far from home together with their allies in defence of peace and freedom". But he reserved a poignant salute for the Canadians, whose bravery and perseverance, he said, provided a turning point for the city and for France itself.

Author: 0 Israel vows not to negotiate with Palestinian hunger strikers

Speaking to Army Radio on Monday, Israel's Deputy Minister for Diplomacy Michael Oren described the publication of the op-ed as a "journalistic terror attack", and said Israel should consider punitive action against the paper for publishing "fake news" that was "full of lies".

Author: 0 Two held over plot to disrupt French presidential election

While searching a Marseille apartment rented by one of the suspects, authorities uncovered a loaded Uzi submachine gun, two loaded pistols, three kilos (6.5 pounds) of TATP explosives and the flag of the IS jihadist group, Paris prosecutor Francois Molins told reporters.

Author: 0 Turkey need not choose between Russia, US: Cavusoglu

The U.S. strike on a Syrian air base came in response to the Assad regime chemical weapons attack on the town of Khan Shaykhun, Idlib province, killing some 100 civilians and wounding hundreds of others, mostly children. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said that "Developments in Syria have changed the situation fundamentally". Meanwhile, Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said the United States made a "strategic mistake" by attacking Syria, state news agency IRNA reported.

Author: 0 Donald Trump praises China for helping on North Korea

The country's vice-foreign minister Han Song-ryol told the BBC that any military action by America would trigger an " all out war". A day after North Korea launched its latest test missile, an experiment that ultimately fizzled out, Mr Pence said the United States was hopeful China would use its "extraordinary levers" to persuade the North to give up its nuclear arms.

Global News Mountain lion may have taken dog from home
Author: 0 Mountain lion may have taken dog from home

The woman reported seeing "a shadow of an animal enter the room" from the French doors, take the dog from where it had been sleeping at the foot of the bed and walk out. From mountains to forests, from deserts to wetlands, mountain lions can call it home. The news circulated swiftly throughout the tight-knit community.

Author: 0 Calm Chelsea have experience to win title, says Begovic

Chelsea are back in action on Saturday in an FA Cup semi-final clash with Tottenham , before returning to Premier League competition on April 25 at home to Southampton. They want to claim a European spot ahead of Arsenal. Nobody can doubt our credit to win the game. "We'll bounce back. There is still lots to play for this season".

Global News N. Korea fails in new missile test: Seoul
Author: 0 N. Korea fails in new missile test: Seoul

Friedman said the USA and North Korea are now "in this situation where all wars begin, uncertainty at every level, but with the risk of not acting higher than the risk of acting". Pyongyang launched the missile hours before Pence arrived in Seoul for talks on curbing the North's weapons programs as fears grow that it is planning another nuclear test.

Global News White House: Trump congratulates Erdogan after disputed win
Author: 0 White House: Trump congratulates Erdogan after disputed win

There were protests in Istanbul with a few thousand people crowding the anti-Erdogan Besiktas and Kadikoy districts, blowing whistles and chanting "We are shoulder to shoulder against fascism". He urged Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan "to ensure that confidence among European partners doesn't erode further, in the economic interest of his country".

Author: 0 United Kingdom call for snap general election not a surprise

The inevitable political divisions this would cause in Westminster and elsewhere would risk our ability to make a success of Brexit. "We need a general election and we need one now". Leaders of European Union states are due to adopt negotiating guidelines at an April 29 summit, and the bloc will prepare detailed plans for the talks with Britain by late May.

Author: 0 Man killed 3 on street, says he 'hates white people'

He was wanted before Tuesday's shooting spree in connection to a murder that happened last week at a nearby motel. Dyer said Muhammad surrendered to police at the scene, telling officers "you guys are looking for me". The chief said it was too early to tell whether terrorism was a factor. Imam Seyed Ali Ghazvini of the Islamic Cultural Center of Fresno called the shooting an attack against the Muslim faith.

Author: 0 Man United defeat Chelsea 2-0, revive fight for EPL title

Marcus Rashford opened the scoring for the hosts seven minutes into the first half and Ander Herrera scored the second goal just four minutes into the second half, reports EFe. "We have great players and Manchester United has the capacity to sign big players, so I can not sleep", Herrera told Manchester United's official website .

Author: 0 British pound jumps higher after election is called

The pound fell sharply before she announced the election but then jumped right back up as she spoke. "That clearly would be enough to give Theresa May a quite substantial majority". In Brussels, European Council President Donald Tusk, who is running the negotiations with Britain, said the election was a Brexit plot twist worthy of Alfred Hitchcock - the late film director known as the master of suspense.

Author: 0 With snap elections, UK's May sees chance to bolster political clout

If as the Prime Minister asserted in her Easter message that there has been a "coming together" behind Brexit this has taken place at Westminster, not however, in the country. But with Labour saying it will back May's decision , the country will head to the polls in a matter of weeks. So sure that, only hours after surprising everyone with an election call, Ms.

Author: 0 FTSE set for worst fall since Brexit aftermath after election called

Experts have pointed to polls which suggest the Conservatives will gain a stronger footing following the general election, giving the party a mandate to push forward the Brexit agenda, which could provide more certainty for investors. But the election still carries risk for May, with voters' potentially wary at being asked to go to the polls again, less than a year after the European Union referendum.

Author: 0 Reports show average home prices in Calgary have gone up

Activity in the Greater Vancouver housing market may rebound in the coming weeks, following a first quarter lull that saw buyers and sellers reluctant to make concrete moves in an uncertain market. "An unfortunate side effect of heavy-handed regulatory intervention is that we risk market whiplash", Soper said. Excluding Greater Vancouver and Greater Toronto, the average price was $389,726.

Author: 0 Markey: Democrats will Restore 60-Vote Threshold for Supreme Court

Gorsuch should have choked on those words. Gorsuch's swearing in comes after a fierce confirmation battle, waged largely along party lines, that deeply divided the Senate. Mr Trump said Neil Gorsuch would be "truly great", as the Colorado judge took the oath. When Gorsuch couldn't attract 60 votes to end debate, Henderson said that the "failure by the Senate Republicans to secure 60 votes to move forward on President Trump's nominee to the Supreme Court speaks to the flaws of Judge ...

Global News Court directs police to conduct regular medical check-up of Dinakaran's aide
Author: 0 Court directs police to conduct regular medical check-up of Dinakaran's aide

The AIADMK deputy general secretary is already facing the heat as the K. Palaniswami cabinet on Tuesday night revolted against him and made a decision to keep him and his family out of the party and the government. Mooting a patch-up with the rival Panneerselvam group, senior party leader M. Thambidurai on Tuesday said it will be in the party's interest if both factions merge to take forward the legacy of Jayalalithaa.

Global News Turkey's Opposition Seek Annulment Of Referendum
Author: 0 Turkey's Opposition Seek Annulment Of Referendum

In contrast with European leaders, US President Donald Trump has congratulated the Turkish president, hours after the US state department mentioned concerns by worldwide observers and urged Turkey to respect the rights of its citizens - chiming with sentiment in European capitals.

Global News Pence: US won't rest until N. Korea gives up nuclear weapons
Author: 0 Pence: US won't rest until N. Korea gives up nuclear weapons

Wang told reporters that although US officials have made clear that a military strike remains on the table, he believes that Washington would still prefer to de-escalate tensions through multi-sided talks. Abe and Pence affirmed that their countries will continue to share information as allies, but there was no specific mention of the United States consulting Japan before taking serious action on North Korea, the official said.

Author: 0 Man accused of Facebook-video murder found dead after chase

Police said Steve Stephens killed Godwin on Sunday and posted the video on Facebook . Ultimately, the search ended 100 miles away in the city on Lake Erie. The shooting raised questions about the way Facebook moderates graphic content, with the social network promising to review how it handles violent videos after the incident.

Global News Southwest monsoon to be normal in 2017, says IMD
Author: 0 Southwest monsoon to be normal in 2017, says IMD

IMD has predicted 106 percent rainfall in the earlier year, which was 97 percent in actual. Monsoon rains in 2017 would be at 96 per cent of the long-term average, K.J. Typically, it cuts rainfall in South Asia, including India, and triggers flooding in western US and South America. 2016 witnessed normal rainfall across the country, barring deficient precipitation in states like Karnataka, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, and the northeastern states.

Author: 0 Hollande, Trudeau Pay Tribute to Canada's WWI Casualties

The battle of Vimy Ridge was part of the allies efforts to push the Germans out of France. The site, which in 1922 became a piece of Canadian territory on French soil, is a revered national symbol, one featured on the back of Canada's $20 bill to this day.