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Global Media Canucks fired head coach Willie Desjardins
Author: 0 Canucks fired head coach Willie Desjardins

Only Colorado (22-56-4) had a worse season performance-wise than Vancouver this season. His first season in 2014-15 was the only that saw much success for the Canucks, as the team went 48-29-5, finishing 2nd in the Pacific Division with 101 points.

Global Media New UN peace messenger Malala will promote girls' education
Author: 0 New UN peace messenger Malala will promote girls' education

She continued: "If you want to see your future bright, you have to start working now [and] not wait for anyone else". The Pakistani activist had already been nominated for the distinction a year ago. On the escalation of violence in Syria, she stated : "To the children under siege in Aleppo, I pray that you will get out safely". "I realized that extremists tried all their best to stop me; they tried to kill me and they didn't succeed", she said.

Global Media Trump's airstrike order raises questions about congressional approval
Author: 0 Trump's airstrike order raises questions about congressional approval

At right is his daughter Ivanka Trump. Chris Coons, a Democrat from DE, called the images from the chemical attack that killed dozens of people "heartbreaking and horrifying" but added: "While I'm encouraged that the Trump Administration has felt compelled to act forcefully in Syria against the Assad regime, I'm gravely concerned that the United States is engaging further militarily in Syria without a well-thought-out, comprehensive plan".

Author: 0 May says diplomacy will solve Gibraltar row

The prospect of Spanish interference with Britain's sovereignty in Gibraltar caused alarm in the United Kingdom, which was ceded the 2.6-square-mile (6.7-square-kilometre) peninsula under a 1713 treaty and has repeatedly butted heads with Spain over the territory in the centuries since.

Author: 0 Zuma must heed calls of millions and step down - Janine Myburgh

The largely peaceful protests in Pretoria, Johannesburg , Durban and Cape Town attracted a diverse mix of South Africans, but Zuma railed against those who participated. "In Fitch's view, the cabinet reshuffle, which involved the replacement of the finance minister, Pravin Gordhan, and the deputy finance minister, Mcebisi Jonas , is likely to result in a change in the direction of economic policy".

Author: 0 US, Mexico and Canada to make joint bid for 2026 World Cup

Right now, there's only one natural-grass stadium in Canada equipped to host a group-stage game at a World Cup: BMO Field in Toronto. The United States, Mexico and Canada have individually demonstrated their exceptional abilities to host world-class events.

Author: 0 Teacher, 2 students shot at California elementary school

Meanwhile, San Bernardino City Unified School District school buses evacuated students to nearby Cajon High School. Smith has been identified by authorities as one of the people shot by Cedric Anderson, identified as her estranged husband, as she taught a special education class at North Park Elementary School in San Bernardino, Calif ., Monday, April 10, 2017 .

Author: 0 State Dept: 'Time For Talk' On North Korea 'Is Over'

The US recently said it would take possible unilateral action against Pyongyang if China, the North's main ally, failed to help pressure Pyongyang into abandoning its nuclear and possibly missile programs. Trump will host China's President Xi Jinping at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida for their first face-to-face meeting this week where the growing tensions on the Korean peninsula are expected to be high on the agenda.

Author: 0 Egypt declares state of emergency after church bombings

It is one of the holiest days in the Christian calendar, marking the triumphal entry of Jesus into Jerusalem . Numerous dead were believed to be children, according to initial local media reports . Peter's Square. Christians across the world celebrated Palm Sunday on April 9, but at two Coptic churches in Egypt, this gathering ended in bloodshed.

Author: 0 Cooperation in education important for India, Australia: Modi

Modi further added that both countries recognised the central value of education and innovation in the prosperity of our societies. On the first day of his state visit to India, the Australian Prime Minister talked up the "extraordinary achievements" of India and flagged increased Australian access to the country's burgeoning energy and education markets but admitted that sticking points in bilateral talks meant an actual deal was some time away.

Author: 0 Steep drop in border arrests reported

Meanwhile, five people were eating dinner on a recent weeknight at a Texas church that is a stopping point for newly arrived immigrants on the U.S. -Mexico border. "We're changing that; it's already changed", Kelly said, referring to a government survey that found morale at DHS was among the lowest in the government.

Global Media Feuding Trump aides meet and agree to end 'palace intrigue'
Author: 0 Feuding Trump aides meet and agree to end 'palace intrigue'

Despite Trump's big news week, the White House is anxious that the stories of infighting and " palace intrigue " are supplanting stories about the president's successes. In the White House blame game, no one is safe. The "bad time " Bannon is going through is due to two main reasons, according to NBC : Trump's low poll numbers and pressure from Kushner and his allies.

Author: 0 Iran's Rouhani condemns United States attack on Syria, chides Gulf Arabs

US officials said the strike was meant to make it harder for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to carry out future chemical attacks against his own citizens. Moscow has been a steadfast ally of the Syrian government and has defended it against claims of chemical weapons use in front of the U.N. Security Council.

Global Media Teesta is the lifeline of North Bengal, says Mamata
Author: 0 Teesta is the lifeline of North Bengal, says Mamata

In a reference to Pakistan without naming it, he said there is a third type of mentality that keeps terrorism above humanity. He was addressing a gathering along with his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina at the Manekshaw Centre to pay tribute to the Indian soldiers killed in the 1971 war for Bangladesh.

Author: 0 Mcebisi Jonas has resigned as an ANC member of parliament

In 2008, ruling party leaders withdrew their backing for Zuma's predecessor, Thabo Mbeki, and he quit. Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa and Mantashe went public and condemned the reshuffle, and said publicly that the list was developed somewhere and not from within the ANC.

Author: 0 Trump, Xi agree to 'peaceful' resolution of NoKo nuclear threat

Timothy Stratford, former assistant U.S. trade representive and now a managing partner at law firm Covington & Burling, said concrete results such as greater China access for USA companies could be short-lived and reversed when relations soured.

Author: 0 The Front is spreading: why Marine Le Pen could still win

Macron promoted pro-free market, pro-European views. "I come from a region that is full of graveyards", he added, referring to his native region of Somme, north France , a battle field in World World I. He has risen to around 17 percent - and the 63-year-old former prime minister is an assured performer in debates as he pushes his wish to slash public spending.

Author: 0 PM Modi, turnbull agree to create jobs, investment to strengthen each country

The other five MoUs signed following Monday's talks are on cooperation in civil aviation security, environment, climate and wildlife, sports, health and medicine, and earth observation and satellite navigation. "Our ties are strong and will be stronger because of this visit", Turnbull said. Talks have now come to a virtual standstill with Australia turning its attention to a trade deal with Indonesia instead.

Global Media Attacks test Egypt's president who orders state of emergency
Author: 0 Attacks test Egypt's president who orders state of emergency

Furthermore, attacks against Christians occur so frequently and from so many directions that it seems they must be tolerated by the government. CAIRO: Less than two hours after an explosion tore through the Mar Girgis Coptic Church in Tanta, a second blast struck St Mark Cathedral in Alexandria, on the Mediterranean coast, during the Palm Sunday service led by Coptic Patriarch Tawadros II.

Global Media Sweden falls silent to honour truck attack victims
Author: 0 Sweden falls silent to honour truck attack victims

Intelligence agencies knew about the man, but unfortunately, failed to stop him. "It is with shock and a heavy heart that I can confirm that Chris Bevington from our Spotify team lost his life in Friday's senseless attack on Stockholm ".

Author: 0 United States strikes Syria: What you need to know

The President made the comments following a Security Council meeting in the wake of USA missile strikes on the Shayrat air base. No longer optimistic about a "reset" in relations, the US and Russian Federation openly bashed each other Friday, trading caustic accusations about who violated worldwide law.

Author: 0 Fox Investigating Sexual Harrassment Claims Against Bill O'Reilly

Attorneys of Fox News told Bloom they would investigate Walsh's complaint against O'Reilly after she placed a call to the hotline, Bloom told CNN's Brian Stelter. "I think he's a person I know well - he is a good person", Trump said of O'Reilly in the Times interview . Bloom said she is also working on a formal request to the New York State Division of Human Rights to initiate its own independent investigation of Walsh's claim, but reiterated that her client is not looking to sue ...

Author: 0 Vimy 100 ceremony at cenotaph draws hundreds

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau , left, and French President Francois Hollande shake hands following an official welcoming ceremony at city hall in Arras, France on Sunday, April 9, 2017. This was, and remains, the single bloodiest day in Canadian military history", he said. But he saved a special thanks for Canada, telling Trudeau and the hundreds of others assembled that the Canadians' actions at Vimy was a turning point for the city - and for all of France.

Global Media Deadline for return of Northern Ireland powersharing to expire
Author: 0 Deadline for return of Northern Ireland powersharing to expire

Mr Brokenshire said today that Northern Ireland was approahing the point where the government will "not have an agreed budget" which could have knock on effects for public services. "Now is not the time" for a referendum, May said before meeting First Minister Nicola Sturgeon at a Glasgow hotel - their first talks since the Scottish leader announced plans for a vote.

Author: 0 Egypt declares three-month emergency following twin bombings

El-Sisi ordered the immediate deployment of troops to assist police in protecting vital facilities across the country. The attacks on worshippers marking Palm Sunday in the Nile Delta cities of Tanta and Alexandria have been claimed by Islamic State.

Global Media Joining bid with Mexico could help US gain FIFA support
Author: 0 Joining bid with Mexico could help US gain FIFA support

The U.S. was also favored to win the rights for the 2022 event, which eventually went to Qatar following an election process tainted by charges of bribery and corruption. But he said the joint approach made for a stronger bid, was positive for soccer in the region and serves as a "hugely positive signal and symbol of what we can do together".

Author: 0 Tillerson dismisses idea of North Korea regime change

Navy strike on a Syrian airfield that was believed to be the launch site for last week's chemical attack on civilians in rebel-held territory that killed dozens, including children". It certainly comes hard on the heels of a USA cruise missile strike on Syria that was widely interpreted as putting Pyongyang on warning over its refusal to abandon its nuclear ambitions.

Global Media Trump speaks with Swedish prime minister on truck attack
Author: 0 Trump speaks with Swedish prime minister on truck attack

Security Council condemned the rampage. The family of a British dad have spoken of their devastation after he was confirmed as a victim of the Stockholm terror attack. "But a friend wanted to take a coffee so that meant that both of us didn't end up here on the street", she said. He is being held on suspicion of terrorist offences and police said he was known for having been sympathetic to extremist organisations.

Author: 0 Donald Trump says U.S. 'representing the world' in Syria air strikes

Warplanes bombarded a town in northern Syria on Saturday where a chemical weapons attack killed scores of people earlier this week, according to Syrian opposition activists. The strike took out select assets at one air base - including 20 Syrian jets - while leaving the airstrips intact. In fact, the members of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons know very well that any handling or use of toxic substances leaves a traces that can be detected weeks or even months later, ...

Author: 0 U.S. warns Syria of 'more' strikes if Assad uses chemical attacks again

Feltman said Iran and Russian Federation condemned the U.S. attack, with the United Kingdom, Australia, Germany, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands and New Zealand expressing some support for the USA strikes. Cruise missiles fly low and have a relatively small radar cross-section so they are hard to destroy with air defences. The US strike against Syria was strongly condemned by Russian Federation, which also threatened to cut cooperation with the Americans in the fight ...

Global Media India, Bangladesh ink deals to boost cooperation
Author: 0 India, Bangladesh ink deals to boost cooperation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday assured Bangladesh of an "early solution" to the emotive Teesta water sharing issue, a pact that has remained elusive for almost seven years. The countries also agreed on an inter-agency agreement between Global Centre for Nuclear Energy Partnership (GCNEP), India and Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission (BAEC) on cooperation in nuclear power plant projects in Bangladesh.

Global Media USS Carl Vinson Heading To Korean Peninsula
Author: 0 USS Carl Vinson Heading To Korean Peninsula

Pacific Command spokesman Dave Benham. "The president has asked them to be prepared to give us a full range of options to remove that threat", he added, apparently referring to Trump's advisers. In February, the North simultaneously fired four ballistic missiles off its east coast, three of which fell provocatively close to Japan, in what it said was a drill for an attack on US bases in the neighboring Asian country.

Author: 0 At least 10 killed in Somali bomb attacks

A senior army official separately said the attack left at least 10 people dead. Abdikadir Osman, an officer with the education minister immediately died before medics took to a hospital, said Abdiqadir Mohamed, the district commissioner. Farmajo, who took office in February, also named new police and intelligence chiefs in a speech Thursday in which he declared a fresh war against Al-Shabaab militants.

Global Media Trump nominee Neil Gorsuch confirmed to U.S. supreme court
Author: 0 Trump nominee Neil Gorsuch confirmed to U.S. supreme court

The Senate change will apply to all future Supreme Court candidates as well, thus affecting how many votes a nominee needs to advance to a final confirmation vote. There is no way to know how many there will be, if any, but several justices are quite elderly. President Donald Trump nominated Gorsuch in late January, roughly a week and a half into his term.

Author: 0 French candidate stirs furor with WWII remarks

Le Pen said Sunday on RTL radio "I don't think France is responsible for the Vel d'Hiv,"a reference to the stadium where thousands of Jews were rounded up before being sent to Nazi death camps". The "Vélodrome D'Hiver" incident, commonly referred to as "Vel D'Hiv", is a historical stain for the French, whose founding principles of liberty, equality, and universal citizenship are at odds with the country's collaboration with the Nazis while under occupation.

Global Media Sweden Attack Suspect Was Rejected Asylum-Seeker
Author: 0 Sweden Attack Suspect Was Rejected Asylum-Seeker

He is suspected of driving a stolen beer truck down a busy pedestrian street mowing down shoppers before smashing into the facade of the Ahlens department store. Rakhmat Akilov , 39, was arrested by Swedish police in the wake of the fatal attack that included one Brit killed. Fifteen people were injured, including two who were in critical condition.

Global Media 'Islamic State' rocket fired from Egypt hits Israel, crossing shut
Author: 0 'Islamic State' rocket fired from Egypt hits Israel, crossing shut

Israel closed its shared border with Egypt on Monday over the security threat to the country from ISIS after a double bombing against Christians on Sunday. Israel's anti-terrorism office issued the recommendation on Sunday, citing what it said was a heightened alert level and twin church attacks that killed dozens of Christian worshippers.

Global Media White House Says Trump Open to More Action in Syria
Author: 0 White House Says Trump Open to More Action in Syria

The U.S. attacked a Syrian airfield Thursday where planes allegedly took off from to deliver a chemical weapons attack that left over 80 dead. Spicer did not elaborate on what a potential USA response could include, but said additional actions are a possibility.

Global Media Trump advisers: USA seeks to fight ISIS and oust Syria's Assad
Author: 0 Trump advisers: USA seeks to fight ISIS and oust Syria's Assad

And the Kremlin said Russian President Vladimir Putin and Iran's leader, Hassan Rouhani, condemned the cruise-missile attack Thursday on Syria's Shayrat airfield and urged the United Nations Security Council to take action against the USA for launching the attack that violated "the sovereignty of an independent country".

Global Media Fernando Alonso move to Mercedes not going to happen - Lewis Hamilton
Author: 0 Fernando Alonso move to Mercedes not going to happen - Lewis Hamilton

Bottas, who has replaced the retired Rosberg this season, ended up apologising to his team after spinning out behind the safety vehicle while in fifth place as he was weaving across the track to warm up his tyres for the restart. "I apologised to everyone". He recovered to sixth but felt beating Vettel's Ferrari - which was behind him just before his spin - to second should have been achievable given Mercedes' race pace.

Author: 0 Singapore strongly condemns twin terror attacks in Egypt

The first blast which killed 27 people and injured 78 took place in the Coptic church of Mar Girgis, in the Nile delta city of Tanta, about 120 kilometres from Cairo. "What happened is a unsafe indicator that shows how easy it is to attack a large gathering of people in different places", said researcher Ishaq Ibrahim with the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights.

Author: 0 Movement of US Navy strike group a reaction to North Korea: McMaster

Without considering those options North Korea previously described drills involving the Carl Vinson as being designed for " pre-emptive strikes ", meaning that against the backdrop of Friday's US cruise missile attacks in Syria - which Pyongyang described as "unforgivable" - the deployment risks increasing tensions.

Global Media USA air strike gives Tillerson a boost for Moscow talks
Author: 0 USA air strike gives Tillerson a boost for Moscow talks

Just 12 percent of Republicans said there should be no further military action and just diplomatic talks, while 37 percent supported more airstrikes but no troops, and 34 percent backed a full United States ground war in Syria. He must understand that Assad is now toxic in every sense. Those officials have now concluded that the drone that was hovering above the hospital was operated by Russia, and the warplane that attacked the hospital was Russian-made.

Global Media Spike Dykes, Revered Former Coach at Texas Tech, Dead at 79
Author: 0 Spike Dykes, Revered Former Coach at Texas Tech, Dead at 79

He was succeeded by Mike Leach, who passed him with 84 wins at Tech. If you would like to discuss another topic, look for a relevant article. Dykes was a legend in the Texas Tech community. He was a high school standout in Ballinger, another small West Texas town. Texas Tech got the Cotton Bowl bid in the second-to-last season of the SWC because it had the longest Cotton Bowl drought.

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