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Boeing plans to cut about 2,000 finance and HR jobs in 2023

SEATTLE (AP) — Boeing says it plans to cut about 2,000 jobs from the aerospace company’s finance and human resources departments in 2023. A statement by the Virginia company says the jobs will be reduced “through a combination of attrition and layoffs” this year. The Seattle Times reports the company, which has been one of Washington state’s largest private employers, plans to outsource about a third of the eliminated positions [...]

By |February 6th, 2023|Regional News|

Asian stocks mixed after Wall St sinks on rate fears

By JOE McDONALD AP Business Writer BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets are mixed after Wall Street sank under pressure from worries about higher interest rates and Japan reported stronger wage gains than expected. Shanghai, Hong Kong and Seoul rose. Tokyo edged lower after the government reported wages rose in December at close to their fastest pace in three decades. Sydney fell after Australia’s central bank raised its key lending [...]

By |February 6th, 2023|Regional News|

An 82-year-old woman was found alive at a New York funeral home after she was pronounced dead hours earlier, police say

By Rob Frehse, CNN An 82-year-old woman who’d been pronounced dead at nursing home on Long Island, New York, was found to be alive nearly three hours later at a funeral home, authorities said, spurring investigations by police and health officials. The woman was pronounced dead Saturday at the Water’s Edge Rehab and Nursing Center in Port Jefferson at 11:15 a.m., Suffolk County police said. After being taken to the [...]

By |February 6th, 2023|Regional News|

Australian, New Zealand leaders’ talk focuses on China

By ROD McGUIRK Associated Press CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australian and New Zealand prime ministers are meeting to talk about China’s importance to their national economies. They resolved to voice their disagreements with their most important trading partner that is becoming more assertive in their region. New Zealand Prime Minister Chris Hipkins made Australia the destination of his first overseas trip as his government’s leader since his predecessor Jacinda Ardern [...]

By |February 6th, 2023|Regional News|

They released a sex video to shame and silence her. She’s one of many women in Myanmar doxxed and abused on Telegram by supporters of the military

By Pallabi Munsi, CNN In the summer of 2021, Chomden was abroad, thousands of miles away from her home in Myanmar, when a friend sent her an urgent message informing her that an intimate video of her was being shared online. When she saw the message, the 25-year-old said she froze “like a statue,” her phone falling from her hand. She had just been doxxed. A video of a naked [...]

By |February 6th, 2023|Regional News|

Biden aims to deliver reassurance in State of Union address

By ZEKE MILLER and SEUNG MIN KIM Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is ready to offer a reassuring assessment of the nation’s condition rather than roll out flashy policy proposals as he delivers his second State of the Union address seeking to overcome pessimism in the country and concerns about his own leadership. His speech before a politically divided Congress comes Tuesday night as the nation struggles [...]

By |February 6th, 2023|Regional News|

State of the Union? Congress doesn’t fully reflect diversity

By LISA MASCARO AP Congressional Correspondent WASHINGTON (AP) — When lawmakers gather for President Joe Biden’s State of the Union address, the Republican side of the aisle will look slightly different than it did a few years ago. Rather than row after row of white men in suits, the House Republican majority increasingly has added Black, Latino and female elected officials to their ranks, an effort toward bolstering GOP diversity [...]

By |February 6th, 2023|Regional News|

Arkansas Gov. Sanders to offer State of the Union rebuttal

By ANDREW DeMILLO Associated Press LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders, once a White House press secretary for President Donald Trump, is set to return to the national stage when she delivers the GOP response to President Joe Biden’s State of the Union address. Sanders, 40, is giving the speech Tuesday night less than a month after being sworn in as the first female governor of [...]

By |February 6th, 2023|Regional News|

Australia lifts cash rate to 3.35% with 9th rate hike

By ROD McGUIRK Associated Press CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s central bank has lifted its benchmark interest rate for a ninth consecutive time to 3.35% as it battles inflation that rose to 7.8% in the latest quarter. The Reserve Bank of Australia’s decision on Tuesday to increase the cash rate by 0.25 of a basis point was widely anticipated after the annual inflation rate for the December quarter was the [...]

By |February 6th, 2023|Regional News|

Neanderthals had a taste for a seafood delicacy that’s still popular today

By Katie Hunt, CNN Neanderthals living 90,000 years ago in a seafront cave, in what’s now Portugal, regularly caught crabs, roasted them on coals and ate the cooked flesh, according to a new study. The finding is significant because it builds upon evidence that overturns the long-standing notion that a taste for seafood — rich in omega-3 fatty acids that are important for brain growth — was one of the [...]

By |February 6th, 2023|Regional News|

Green, Hardy help Mavs surprise Jazz 124-111 without Doncic

By MATTHEW COLES Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Kyrie Irving hadn’t arrived yet and Luka Doncic was out, so it was time for the Dallas youngsters to shine. Josh Green and Jaden Hardy each scored career highs of 29 points and the short-handed Mavericks stunned the Utah Jazz 124-111 on Monday night after completing a trade for Irving. “Luka (and Irving) are going to have their amazing nights, [...]

By |February 6th, 2023|Regional News|

Sugar-Salem completes 14-point comeback, will return to states to defend its 3A title

SUGAR CITY, Idaho (KIFI) - Down 15-1 to start the 3A District 6 championship game, the defending state champion Sugar-Salem Diggers chipped away at the deficit to pull off a comeback victory 48-46 against the Teton Timberwolves to win the district. Teton came out on fire off the tip, scoring early and playing great defense to stymie the Diggers. However, Sugar-Salem scored a pair of key baskets late in the [...]

By |February 6th, 2023|Regional News|

Grace returns to states, winning the High Desert Championship 54-33 over Butte County

AMMON, Idaho (KIFI) - The Grace Grizzlies are heading back to the 1AD1 state tournament thanks to a 54-33 win over Butte County Monday night to win the High Desert Conference Championship. The Grizzlies took the lead from the get-go and entered the fourth quarter up by 20 points. Grace held that advantage throughout to win the district championship by 21 points and return to states. Next up, the 1AD1 [...]

By |February 6th, 2023|Regional News|

Race to find survivors in Turkey-Syria quake zone: What you need to know

By Rhea Mogul, CNN A massive international rescue effort is underway in Turkey and Syria to reach victims trapped within rubble as survivors endured their first night in freezing conditions beside the crumbled remains of thousands of homes and buildings. The death toll continues to climb more than 24 hours after the quake as search terms navigate blocked roads and damaged infrastructure to reach the affected area, which has been [...]

By |February 6th, 2023|Regional News|

Everyone seemed to love the Grammys … except Ben Affleck

By Leah Asmelash, CNN Sunday night’s 2023 Grammy Awards was a history-making show filled with dynamic performances from iconic musical artists. And through it all, Ben Affleck looked miserable. CBS’ cameras repeatedly caught Affleck, the actor-filmmaker known for his grimace and his penchant for looking morose while smoking cigarettes, glumly sitting next to wife Jennifer Lopez during the show. Many Grammy watchers noted how Affleck seemingly wanted to be anywhere [...]

By |February 6th, 2023|Regional News|

Numbers drawn for $747 million Powerball jackpot

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The numbers have been drawn for an estimated $747 million Powerball jackpot and players must now wait to learn whether there is a big winner. The numbers drawn late Monday night were 05, 11, 22, 23, 69 and the Powerball 07. No one has won the jackpot since Nov. 19, 2022, allowing the prize to grow larger with each of the game’s three weekly drawings. [...]

By |February 6th, 2023|Regional News|

Intruder breaches base of Air Force One, shot fired

By TARA COPP Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Another intruder has breached the home of Air Force One, one of the nation’s most sensitive military bases, and this time a resident opened fire on the trespasser, Joint Base Andrews said in a statement late Monday. During the incident, which occurred at about 11:30 a.m. Monday, “a man gained unauthorized access to a JBA housing area,” Joint Base Andrews said in [...]

By |February 6th, 2023|Regional News|

Marvel’s Simu Liu dedicates ‘sensory room’ at Warriors arena

By JANIE McCAULEY AP Sports Writer SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Simu Liu, who’s best known for playing Marvel superhero Shang-Chi, wants everyone who attends an event at Chase Center to feel welcome, comfortable and supported, just as he has been in the five months since opening up about his own challenges with anxiety. Now, there’s the Simu Liu Sensory Room, complete with carpeted walls, lighting features, puzzles and games to [...]

By |February 6th, 2023|Regional News|
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