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  • FAA orders fan blade inspections after Southwest jet engine ...
    U.S. airline regulators have ordered inspections on engine fan blades like the one that snapped off a Southwest Airlines plane, leading to the death of a woman who was partially blown out a window. ... more
    CTVNews -World4 hours ago
  • Prince’s death: Key players in investigation and aftermath
    MINNEAPOLIS – Prince was found dead of an accidental overdose of the powerful painkiller fentanyl on April 21, 2016. Several key people had contact with Prince before his death, and were involved in the investigation that followed. Here are some of the key names in the case: KIRK JOHNSON Kirk… ... more
    680News -World5 hours ago
  • Democrats see Wisconsin as proving ground for party revival
    PARDEEVILLE, Wis. – Margo Miller thanked her hosts, covered herself in a blue poncho and headed back into the driving sleet Saturday morning, with more doors to knock in this rural subdivision but with another new volunteer’s name on her clipboard. Miller and about 50 other Democratic activists who braved… ... more
    680News -World5 hours ago
  • King’s lair: LeBron scores 46, Cav even series with Pa...
    CLEVELAND - The situation was dire, requiring playoff dominance. LeBron James delivered. No surprise there. Taking matters into his own hands, James scored 46 points and added 12 rebounds as the Cleveland ... ... more
    Winnipegfreepress -World5 hours ago
  • Shallow Indonesia quake kills 3 and damages hundreds of home...
    A shallow earthquake in central Indonesia has killed three people and damaged more than 300 homes, disaster officials said Thursday as they declared a two-week emergency for the affected areas. ... more
    CTVNews -World5 hours ago
  • China holds live-fire drills off coast in warning to Taiwan
    China has held live-fire exercises off its southeast coast, state media said Thursday, in an apparent warning to the democratic, self-ruled island of Taiwan against what Beijing deems as provocative remarks on independence. ... more
    CTVNews -World5 hours ago
  • AP News in Brief at 12:09 a.m. EDT
    Trump says unless NKorea summit ‘fruitful’ he’ll pull out WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Wednesday that although he’s looking ahead optimistically to a historic summit meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un he could still pull out if he feels it’s “not going to be fruitful.” Trump… ... more
    680News -World5 hours ago
  • North Korea passes budget full of financial oddities
    North Korea's Supreme People's Assembly passed a budget that reflects steady growth and boosts science and technology spending in an annual ritual reflecting the country's conflicting desires to keep up appearances, especially for potential foreign investors, while obscuring even the most basic statistics needed to gauge its economic health. ... more
    CTVNews -World6 hours ago
  • Will Cuba’s new leader differ from the Castros and will th...
    Cuban leader Raul Castro will officially step down Thursday, with Miguel Diaz-Canel seeming to be a lock to replace him. ... more
    Globenews -World6 hours ago
  • Donald Trump refuses to reveal whether he will fire Robert M...
    Donald Trump refused to say Wednesday whether he plans to fire Robert Mueller and Rod Rosenstein. ... more
    Globenews -World6 hours ago
  • James Comey book signing in New York met by small protest
    The protester was escorted out after asking a question that drew criticism from the audience. ... more
    Globenews -World6 hours ago
  • Nationals work overtime again to extend series
    Not so fast, Listowel. The London Nationals weren’t about to let their third straight crack at a Sutherland Cup title end this early — and in their own building again. Rookie forward Cohen Kiteley pounced on a tough-luck Cyclones turnover and wired it over goalie Max Wright’s shoulder 5:53 into… ... more
    LFPress -World6 hours ago
  • Minnesota prosecutors plan announcement on Prince death
    Prosecutors in the Minnesota county where Prince died will announce a decision Thursday on criminal charges following a two-year investigation into the musician’s death from an accidental fentanyl overdose. Carver County Attorney Mark Metz was scheduled to announce at 11:30 a.m. Thursday whether anyone would be charged. Prince was 57 when he was… ... more
    680News -World6 hours ago
  • NASA’s Tess spacecraft embarks on quest to find new pl...
    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - NASA's Tess spacecraft embarked Wednesday on a quest to find new worlds around neighbouring stars that could support life. Tess rode a SpaceX Falcon rocket through the ... more
    Winnipegfreepress -World7 hours ago
  • Illusionist Copperfield takes stand in tourist injury case
    LAS VEGAS - David Copperfield testified Wednesday that he didn't know until he was sued that a British tourist claimed to have been seriously injured while taking part in an ... more
    Winnipegfreepress -World7 hours ago
  • NASA’s Tess spacecraft embarks on quest to find new planet...
    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – NASA’s Tess spacecraft embarked Wednesday on a quest to find new worlds around neighbouring stars that could support life. Tess rode a SpaceX Falcon rocket through the evening sky, aiming for an orbit stretching all the way to the moon. The satellite — the Transiting Exoplanet… ... more
    680News -World7 hours ago
  • Ex-Playboy model Karen McDougal open to talk about alleged T...
    McDougal filed a lawsuit asking to invalidate a contract with the National Enqurier that prohibited her from discussing her alleged relationship with Trump publicly. She says she was mislead into signing the contract. ... more
    TheStar -World7 hours ago
  • 3 former U.S. Army soldiers convicted in contract killing
    A former U.S. Army sniper and two other ex-American soldiers were convicted Wednesday in the contract killing of a real estate agent in the Philippines for an international crime boss who thought the woman had cheated him on a land deal. ... more
    CTVNews -World8 hours ago
  • LeBron scores 46, Cavaliers hold off Pacers to even series
    CLEVELAND – The situation was dire, requiring dominance. LeBron James delivered. No surprise there. Taking matters into his own hands, James scored 46 points and added 12 rebounds as the Cleveland Cavaliers bounced back from a poor performance in the series opener by holding off the Indiana Pacers 100-97 on… ... more
    680News -World8 hours ago
  • Donald Trump says he will sanction Russia ‘as soon as they...
    Donald Trump said building a good relationship with Russia is a "good, not bad" thing. ... more
    Globenews -World8 hours ago
  • Gas tax, fare-box revenue could cover BRT operating costs: C...
    Already shouldering one-third of the cost to build it, the Ontario government could effectively be paying to operate London’s proposed bus rapid transit system by the time it’s fully running in 2028. Just-released city hall documents peg the cost of operating the 24-kilometre network of high-frequency buses at close to… ... more
    LFPress -World8 hours ago
  • AP Explains: The fiscal hijinks of North Korea’s new b...
    TOKYO - Imagine a national budget that reflects steady growth, gives a healthy boost to science and technology while reserving big slices of the overall pie to defence and social ... ... more
    Winnipegfreepress -World8 hours ago
  • AP Explains: The fiscal hijinks of North Korea’s new budge...
    TOKYO – Imagine a national budget that reflects steady growth, gives a healthy boost to science and technology while reserving big slices of the overall pie to defence and social spending. It’s generous with infrastructure improvements, and is certain of unquestioning, unanimous approval in parliament. North Korea’s Supreme People’s Assembly… ... more
    680News -World8 hours ago
  • Gunmen open fire on UN team at suspected Syria chemical atta...
    Inspectors went to Douma, where the alleged April 7 chemical attack occurred, but were forced to retreat when assailants shot at the team and detonated an explosive. ... more
    TheStar -World8 hours ago
  • 200 child soldiers freed in South Sudan, but problem persist...
    More than 200 child soldiers were released by armed groups in war-torn South Sudan, part of a series of releases that will see almost 1,000 children freed in the coming months. ... more
    CTVNews -World8 hours ago
  • Strong winds blow over 11 vehicles on Wyoming highways
    CASPER, Wyo. - The Wyoming Department of Transportation says 11 vehicles on Wyoming highways blew over on Tuesday due to strong winds. The Casper Star-Tribune reports that nine vehicles blew over ... more
    Winnipegfreepress -World8 hours ago
  • Trump refuses to say if he’ll fire Mueller
    U.S. President Donald Trump refused to say Wednesday whether he plans to fire special counsel Robert Mueller and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. ... more
    CTVNews -World8 hours ago
  • Atlanta airport: Jet reports engine smoke, returns safely
    ATLANTA - A Delta jet that departed Atlanta for London on Wednesday reported smoke coming from one of its engines and returned safely to the airport where firefighters doused the ... more
    Winnipegfreepress -World9 hours ago
  • Got 2 Go: April 19
    Events this week in London and area: Music BRASSROOTS CONCERT: The Trumpet, solos and brass favourites, Saturday, 7:30 p.m. at St. James Westminster Anglican Church, 115 Askin St., 519-432-1915. CHORAL MUSIC: Hosted by the Lyra Choir, guest choirs include the Cantorion Choir, South Huron Community Choir, Teutonia Choir Stratford and… ... more
    LFPress -World9 hours ago
  • Southwest Airlines pilot lauded for calm during engine explo...
    Tammie Jo Shults, one of the first female fighter pilots in the U.S. Navy, was the captain and piloting the Dallas-bound Flight 1380 when it made an emergency landing ... more
    Globenews -World9 hours ago
  • Ex-Playboy model settles lawsuit over alleged Trump affair
    LOS ANGELES - A former Playboy model who said she had a 10-month affair with President Donald Trump settled her lawsuit Wednesday with a supermarket tabloid over an agreement that ... more
    Winnipegfreepress -World9 hours ago
  • Trump, Abe fail to agree on U.S. tariff exemption for Japan
    U.S. President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Wednesday they had failed to reach a deal that would exempt Japan from new U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs, as Abe had wanted. ... more
    CTVNews -World9 hours ago
  • Go Clubbing: April 19
    What’s happening this week in London clubs: 765 OLD EAST BAR AND GRILL: Karaoke, Thursday to Sunday and Wednesday, 9 p.m.; What A Drag Disco Divas 2nd Annual MS Fundraiser Show, Friday, 9 p.m., $5, $12 with dinner.; Blues Open Jam Matinee with the Robbie Antone Band, Saturday, 4 p.m.,… ... more
    LFPress -World9 hours ago
  • Emm Gryner is following her heart
    Emm Gryner will travel to the hometown of the late guitarist Greg Lowe in early May for shows marking the release of her new album. Lowe, a Winnipeg-based jazz guitarist, played on Days of Games, the first musical chapter in a trilogy by the Sarnia-born singer-songwriter, but he had been… ... more
    LFPress -World10 hours ago
  • Real-life ‘gladiator’ salutes ‘Scandal,...
    LOS ANGELES - Olivia Pope's journey comes to an end Thursday on "Scandal," but real-life Washington power players and others remain in need of a determined "gladiator" to rescue them ... more
    Winnipegfreepress -World10 hours ago
  • Real-life ‘gladiator’ salutes ‘Scandal,’ show she in...
    LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Olivia Pope’s journey comes to an end Thursday on “Scandal,” but real-life Washington power players and others remain in need of a determined “gladiator” to rescue them from crises. Enter Judy Smith, who inspired the ABC drama and remains in the thick of politics and Hollywood.… ... more
    680News -World10 hours ago
  • Pittsburgh police are preparing for massive riots if Trump f...
    According to a letter obtained by local media, the head of Major Crimes instructed his officers to bring protective equipment with them until further notice. ... more
    Globenews -World10 hours ago
  • 10 Things to Know for Thursday
    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday: 1. ‘A FEW PASSENGERS WERE VERY STRONG’ The terrifying string of events on Southwest Flight 1380 brought out acts of bravery among passengers and crew — and drew praise for the pilot who… ... more
    680News -World10 hours ago
  • Spectra Premium to sponsor APC Series Delaware event
    Spectra Premium has signed on as the official sponsor for the APC United Late Model Series tour stop at Delaware Speedway on June 29. The Boucherville, Que., manufacturer, which employs over 1,500 people across North America, will also be the official temperature control provider for the four-year-old racing league. Delaware… ... more
    LFPress -World10 hours ago
  • Ex-Playboy model settles lawsuit over alleged Trump affair
    A former Playboy model who said she had a 10-month affair with U.S. President Donald Trump has settled her lawsuit with the National Enquirer over an agreement that prohibited her from discussing the relationship publicly. ... more
    CTVNews -World10 hours ago
  • Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials
    Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ April 16 The Philadelphia Inquirer on the arrest of two black men at Starbucks: It’s notable that both Facebook and Starbucks, two mega-giants of what has been called the new economy, have had public comeuppances within days of each… ... more
    680News -World10 hours ago
  • AP Was There: The fiery end of the standoff in Waco, Texas
    WACO, Texas – Around 6 a.m. on April 19, 1993, FBI agents moved in to end a 51-day standoff with the Branch Davidian religious sect near Waco, Texas, ramming holes in the group’s compound with armoured vehicles and spraying tear gas inside. About six hours later, smoke poured from the… ... more
    680News -World11 hours ago
  • West Virginia editorial roundup
    Recent editorials from West Virginia newspapers: ___ April 18 The Charleston Daily Mail on the West Virginia Supreme Court: The more we learn about the goings on at the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, the worse it seems to get. The latest is from a state government audit that… ... more
    680News -World11 hours ago
  • Take 2 for launch of NASA planet-hunting spacecraft
    NASA's newest planet-hunting spacecraft is back on the pad for another shot at launch. ... more
    Globenews -World11 hours ago
  • Depth key for Bolts, Edge
    Game 1 is over, with the London Lighting defeating the St. John’s Edge in double overtime. The question is how much impact Game 1 will have on Thursday’s Game 2 of their best-of-seven National Basketball League of Canada Central Division final. The Lightning won a game that will never be… ... more
    LFPress -World11 hours ago
  • Queen Elizabeth II loses her last corgi, Willow, marking the...
    The 91-year-old queen was reportedly hit “extremely hard� by the death of 14-year-old Willow, who was put down on Sunday after suffering a bout of cancer. ... more
    TheStar -World11 hours ago
  • Trump cites ‘very big deficit’ with Japan durin...
    During Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s two-day visit, Donald Trump appeared to be seeking to reassure him of the pair’s close alliance as the president prepares for a historic summit with North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un. ... more
    TheStar -World11 hours ago
  • Double homicide suspect makes brief court appearance
    A Wingham man charged with the deaths of a man and woman last month made a brief court appearance in Goderich Wednesday. Kevin Carter, 56, is charged with two counts of first-degree murder, one count each of sexual assault with a weapon, namely a rifle, and forcible confinement. A court-ordered… ... more
    LFPress -World11 hours ago
  • A boom, a whoosh of air and then terror on Flight 1380
    PHILADELPHIA - There was a loud boom, and the plane started shaking violently. Air whooshed through the cabin, and snow-like debris floated down the aisle as oxygen masks dropped from ... more
    Winnipegfreepress -World12 hours ago
  • Mike Pompeo visit to Toronto G7 foreign ministers meeting in...
    Mike Pompeo's absence means Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland won't have an equal American counterpart when she convenes a meeting of G7 foreign ministers on Sunday ... more
    Globenews -World12 hours ago
  • U.S. nanny who killed two kids in 2012 but pleaded insanity ...
    Jurors found that New York nanny Yoselyn Ortega was responsible for the deaths of 6-year-old Lucia Krim and 2-year-old Leo Krim in October 2012. ... more
    TheStar -World12 hours ago
  • Quebec man faces four years in Cuban prison after accidental...
    Toufik Benhamiche accidentally struck and killed an Ontario woman while on a boat tour 2017. His lawyer says the Cuban government is trying to avoid holding its companies liable. ... more
    TheStar -World12 hours ago
  • Legalization doesn’t worry medicinal pot seller
    The manager of an Ontario company that helps patients get medical marijuana licences says he’s not worried that pending legalization of recreational pot will take a bite out of his business. As the number of prescription pot patients registered with Health Canada keeps surging â€” there were 269,502 by the end… ... more
    LFPress -World12 hours ago
  • Judge: Kansas secretary of state in contempt in voting case
    KANSAS CITY, Kan. - A federal judge says Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach violated her order that some voters were eligible to cast a ballot while a lawsuit challenging ... ... more
    Winnipegfreepress -World12 hours ago
  • Judge: Kansas secretary of state in contempt in voting case
    KANSAS CITY, Kan. – A federal judge says Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach violated her order that some voters were eligible to cast a ballot while a lawsuit challenging a state law requiring proof of U.S. citizenship worked its way through the courts. U.S. District Judge Julie Robinson found… ... more
    680News -World12 hours ago
  • Queen Elizabeth’s last corgi dies, marking the end of a ca...
    The Queen's final corgi has died at the age of 14. ... more
    Globenews -World12 hours ago
  • Sign-ignoring driver learns pricey lesson
    A driver learned to obey road-closure signs. The hard way. Huron OPP responded to a single-vehicle crash on Airport Line near Dashwood Road on Tuesday around 12:45 a.m. after a driver disobeyed a road-closure sign and struck a fallen tree, police said Wednesday. There were downed power lines in the… ... more
    LFPress -World12 hours ago
  • Miss America pageant gets funding to stay in Atlantic City
    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. - New Jersey officials have approved $4.3 million in state subsidies to keep the 2019 Miss America pageant in Atlantic City. The state Casino Reinvestment Development Authority approved ... more
    Winnipegfreepress -World12 hours ago
  • Nanny who killed kids, pleaded insanity convicted of murder
    A nanny who stabbed two children to death at their home while their mother was taking a sibling to a swimming lesson and their father was out of town was convicted of murder on Wednesday despite her claims she was too mentally ill to be held responsible. ... more
    CTVNews -World12 hours ago
  • Miss America pageant gets funding to stay in Atlantic City
    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – New Jersey officials have approved $4.3 million in state subsidies to keep the 2019 Miss America pageant in Atlantic City. The state Casino Reinvestment Development Authority approved the funding Tuesday after months of uncertainty over the pageant’s future. The Press of Atlantic City reports that the… ... more
    680News -World12 hours ago
  • President Erdogan surprises Turkey by calling early election...
    Turkey is switching from a parliamentary system to a presidential one, abolishing the office of the prime minister and decreasing the powers of the parliament — but the moves don’t become official until after the next election. ... more
    TheStar -World12 hours ago
  • Cashing in on the craft beer boom
    By the May 2-4 weekend a big new London brewery will begin turning out about 10 brands of beer. The new Equals Brewing Co. is a $10-million bet that the swiftly growing market for craft beer is here to stay. Equals will not be brewing its own beer, but making… ... more
    LFPress -World12 hours ago
  • From shelter to castle: The ‘fairy tale’ of Meg...
    When Guy the beagle came to A Dog’s Dream Rescue in Oakville, Ont., founder Dolores Doherty said she wanted to find him a good home, but when Markle adopted the pup in 2015, she never imagined he would eventually be living as a royal. ... more
    TheStar -World12 hours ago
  • A boom, a whoosh of air and then terror on Southwest Flight ...
    There was a loud boom, and the plane started shaking violently. Air whooshed through the cabin, and snow-like debris floated down the aisle as oxygen masks dropped from the ceiling. Some passengers wondered if they would ever hug their children again. At least one bought in-flight Wi-Fi as the jet… ... more
    680News -World12 hours ago
  • Feds reject call for explicit instructions on border searche...
    The federal public safety minister is rejecting a call from MPs to spell out explicitly in law when and how border agents can search travellers' smartphones and other electronic devices at the border. ... more
    Globenews -World13 hours ago
  • Nanny who killed kids, pleaded insanity convicted of murder
    NEW YORK - A nanny who stabbed two children to death at their home while their mother was taking a sibling to a swimming lesson and their father was out ... more
    Winnipegfreepress -World13 hours ago
  • Dyer: Universal income can fix our broken democracy
    If the model is broken, should you try to fix it, or should you scrap it and get a new one? The political model of Western-style democracy, which grew up alongside and then within a capitalist economic model, is now broken. Exhibit No. 1 is Donald Trump, but there’s lots… ... more
    LFPress -World13 hours ago
  • Largest maker of bump stocks will stop accepting orders
    The largest manufacturer of bump stocks, which allow semi-automatic weapons to fire rapidly like automatic firearms, announced Wednesday that it will stop taking orders and shut down its website next month. ... more
    CTVNews -World13 hours ago
  • Fed survey finds worries about higher tariffs
    WASHINGTON - The Federal Reserve's latest national survey has found that U.S. businesses are growing increasingly concerned about the impact higher tariffs could have on their companies and the overall ... more
    Winnipegfreepress -World13 hours ago
  • Kristen Stewart, Ava DuVernay to serve on the Cannes jury
    NEW YORK - Kristen Stewart and Ava DuVernay will serve on the Cannes Film Festival jury that is being led by Cate Blanchett. The French film festival Wednesday announced the jury ... more
    Winnipegfreepress -World13 hours ago
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