Trudeau, Ford announce $500 million R&D investment in Canada

Trudeau, Ford announce $500 million R&D investment in Canada U.S. auto maker Ford announced on Thursday (Mar 30) it will invest Can$500 million (US$376 million) in Canada to create 300 research and engineering jobs amid its drive to connect cars to the internet. Mark Buzzell, president and CEO of Ford Canada, added that the investment "demonstrates how Ford is transforming to be both an auto and mobility company". [Full Article...]

North Korea Tests New Rocket Engine, Another Move Towards Long-Range Missile

North Korea has conducted a ground test of a new high-thrust rocket engine to be used for the country's space and satellite-launching program. China has agreed reluctantly to U.N. Xi is expected to meet Trump in the USA next month, Reuters reported . But despite the failure of previous talks, and North Korea's inability to keep previous promises, China insists that dialogue remains the o... [Full Article...]

Arab summit to endorse Palestinian positions with eye on US

Abbas has vehemently opposed this idea, fearing it would further weaken Palestinian negotiating positions. But he also called on Israel to "hold back on settlements for a little bit". King Abdullah, whose dynasty has custodianship over Muslim holy sites in Jerusalem, said any "unilateral" Israeli move to change the "status quo" in the Dome of the Rock and the Aqsa mosque would have "catastrophic... [Full Article...]

Lionel Messi suspended for 4 games for insulting referee

Lionel Messi suspended for 4 games for insulting referee This is just as Bolivia took advantage of Lionel Messi's absence to claim a comfortable 2-0 victory, harming Argentina's hopes of World Cup qualification in La Paz. The win at Sao Paulo's Arena Corinthians means Brazil are all but guaranteed to extend their record of never failing to qualify for the World Cup by securing their place in Russian Federation. [Full Article...]

Cricket Australia applauds its team efforts in Test series

Last year, Australia suffered a 3-0 whitewash in Sri Lanka before Steve Smith's men were beaten at home in the first two tests by South Africa. According to the current ICC rankings , India are rated 1, 4, and 2 in Tests, ODIs and T20Is respectively while their neighbours find themselves at 5, 8 and 6 in the corresponding rankings. [Full Article...]

Pakistan allows ex-army chief to head controversial Saudi alliance

Asif reiterated that the force is "purely against terrorism" and said, "The decision was taken after much deliberation and I will stand by it in the parliament". It did not include Iran and its allies Syria and Iraq, leading to speculation that it could become a potential Sunni bloc against Iran, a rival of Sunni Saudi Arabia for influence across the Arab world. [Full Article...]

US Ambassador to the United Nations: 'I Wear Heels' for 'Kicking'

Haley is the daughter of Indian parents, whom she says reminded her every day how lucky she was to live in the United States. "I wear heels. It's not for a fashion statement ". The U.S. and Israel see the moves as part of an effort to bypass direct negotiations between the two sides and have the global community bestow an independent state on the Palestinians. [Full Article...]

Trinity Lutheran to host Easter egg Hunt

Trinity Lutheran to host Easter egg Hunt And, of course, take a picture with the Easter Bunny. The stuffing party will begin at 5:30 the Red Coconut RV Park. Description: Easter egg hunt for children up to age 9. Select eggs are designated as winners with prizes that include an Action Pro Camera, Tablets, VR viewers, stuffed animals. "On each egg you will find a word that is hidden in the word search on your map". [Full Article...]

Israel didn't comply with UN call to stop settlements

Israel didn't comply with UN call to stop settlements A statement from the White House said Trump's "concerns" about the impact of building new settlements were addressed, reiterating that further construction in the West Bank and east Jerusalem would be a serious impediment to the possibility of a two-state solution. [Full Article...]

Kerala minister quits over sleaze talk

Kerala minister quits over sleaze talk Asked if his party would stake claim to fill the ministerial post following Mr Saseendran's resignation, he said, "A decision will be taken tomorrow on whether or not to have a minister". "My stand is I have not done anything wrong". The controversy that has erupted at a time when electioneering is in full swing for the Malappuram Lok Sabha bypoll has come as a major blow to the LDF Government. [Full Article...]

In Europe spat, Turkish president warns Westerners on safety

While some commentators believe Turkish criticism of Europe is created to rally nationalist support for a "yes" vote and could subside after the referendum , the president's warning of possible threats to Europeans was likely to further test ties with Europe, Turkey's No. [Full Article...]

Quiet forecast Tuesday ahead of severe weather on Wednesday

Quiet forecast Tuesday ahead of severe weather on Wednesday As drier air moves in from the southwest winds will increase, bringing some blowing dust, especially over the southwestern KCBD viewing area. The severe weather threat will diminish by sunrise Wednesday morning. Additional rounds of storms will be possible later this week and some of those can be strong or severe. The most the state's ever had in one year was 110 tornadoes in 2004. [Full Article...]

US Deploys F-35Bs for First Time to Korea as Tensions Mount

US Deploys F-35Bs for First Time to Korea as Tensions Mount A fully-developed ICBM in North Korea could threaten the an ICBM has a minimum range of 5,500 km (3,400 miles), it was reported. The statement, published by the official Korean Central News Agency, said the US and South Korea "should think twice about the catastrophic consequences to be entailed by their outrageous military actions". [Full Article...]

Man who drove suspicious car near White House is detained

Man who drove suspicious car near White House is detained No bomb or other hazard was found in the vehicle, authorities said Sunday. Secret Service supervisors dismissed the gunfire as a gang-related shootout and the bullet holes were not discovered for six days. The White House has seen a string of high-profile trespassing incidents in recent years. President Donald Trump wasn't at the White House because he and his family are spending the weekend... [Full Article...]

Amarinder to seek legal opinion on Sidhu's TV stint

Amarinder to seek legal opinion on Sidhu's TV stint As per the AG's opinion, Sidhu faces no legal barrier in continuing with his work on the show. Chief Minister of Punjab Amarinder Singh on Monday said the state government will take legal opinion on whether his minister Navjot Singh Sidhu can continue to work on TV. [Full Article...]

US, South Korea Say North Korea's Latest Missile Test Fails

US, South Korea Say North Korea's Latest Missile Test Fails Pacific Command, said in a statement , referring to an air field in Wonsan. USA officials confirmed North Korea had attempted to launch a missile near Kalma, on the country's east coast, but early reports suggest it failed. "It may have exploded right after it took off from a launch pad", said military official, who declined to be identified. The U.S. deploys its nuclear weapons in five non-n... [Full Article...]

Terrifying video captures sudden escalator reversal that injured 18

Terrifying video captures sudden escalator reversal that injured 18 The escalator is inside Langham Place. The manufacturer, Otis Elevator, has been called in to investigate, according to the South China Morning Post . The most recent inspection was conducted on Thursday, and showed that all mechanical parts operated normally. The Langham Place spokesperson said the escalator had passed a biannual safety test on March 23. [Full Article...]

Trump Will Sign Executive Order To Undo Obama Power Plant Regulations

For a long time, the reason climate agreements would fall through is that the American fossil fuel industry (who have given Pruitt $270,000 in campaign funds over his lifetime) would complain that the USA shouldn't have to reduce their emissions if China didn't agree to do so also - even though China is in a different stage of industrial development, has always emitted far less carbon per capita t... [Full Article...]

South Korea: Former President might face corruption charges

The bribery conviction could carry up to life imprisonment. Park, 65, has been accused of colluding with her decades-long friend Choi Soon-sil, who is now in custody, to receive tens of millions of US dollars in bribes from Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong, the heir apparent of Samsung Group who was also taken into custody. [Full Article...]

Can't allow 'bad actors' to have nuclear weapons: Nikki Haley

U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley and colleagues from Britain, France and about 20 other nations gathered Monday outside the General Assembly to show opposition to the talks starting inside. According to 2016 estimates, more than 15,000 nuclear warheads remain in global stockpiles. "It will be an historic treaty", said one member supporting the global pact, as survivors of the 1945 US atomic bombings... [Full Article...]

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