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Chinese company to create 400 jobs in Dundalk

Four hundred jobs are to be created in Dundalk over the next five years by a Chinese biomanufacturing company. WuXi Biologics is to invest €325 million in the construction of a new biologics plant in the Co Louth town. WuXi is a Hong Kong based firm that offers other multinational pharmaceutical …

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Canada wants U.S. cooperation in turning back asylum seekers

TORONTO (Reuters) – Canada wants to change a bilateral agreement to allow it to turn back thousands of asylum seekers walking across the border but the United States is not cooperating, according to a Canadian official with knowledge of the discussions. FILE PHOTO: A group of migrants who said they …

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Navy taps Raytheon for Tomahawk missiles

April 30 (UPI) — Raytheon has been awarded a contract from the U.S. Navy for Tomahawk cruise missiles. The contract, announced Friday by the Department of Defense, is valued at more than $143.2 million under the terms of a firm-fixed-price contract, which is a modification to a previous award. The …

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Britain's May names new minister to try to end immigration scandal

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May appointed a former banker of South Asian origin as interior minister on Monday, trying to draw a line under an immigration scandal threatening her authority as she negotiates Brexit. Sajid Javid, the son of immigrants from Pakistan, replaces Amber Rudd, who quit …

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Google brings Nvidia’s Tesla V100 GPUs to its cloud

Google today announced that Nvidia’s high-powered Tesla V100 GPUs are now available for workloads on both Compute Engine and Kubernetes Engine. For now, this is only a public beta, but for those who need Google’s full support for their GPU workloads, the company also today announced that the slightly less …

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Netanyahu accuses Iran of hiding nuclear programme

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has stepped up pressure on the United States to pull out of a 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, holding a primetime address on Israeli TV to present what he called evidence of a secret Iranian nuclear weapons programme. Most of the purported evidence Mr Netanyahu …

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