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United CEO Oscar Munoz talks about passenger removal controversy

They have sometimes refused airlines' requests to board planes, said spokesman and police officer Rob Pedregon. In his most contrite statement yet, he promised a full review by the end of the month "to fix what's broken so this never happens again".

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Wells Fargo Announces Further Clawbacks Of Executive Compensation

In addition to the progress we've already made to fix these issues, the Board has taken important employment actions and executive compensation actions totaling over $180 million. For years, the bank's management would say it doesn't have branches; it has "stores". According to the report, efforts by board members to bring Tolstedt and her division to heel were thwarted by management's failure to provide accurate information about the unfolding scandal.

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Springfield Initiative Launched to Combat Gender Wage Gap

In fact, state lawmakers have introduced at least 180 bills across the country aimed at shrinking the pay gap, with seven enacted and dozens more pending. Congressman Bobby Scott of Newport News tweeted praise for Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro of CT for her efforts to close the pay gap. Women working full-time in Kentucky were paid 82 cents for every $1 that men working full-time made in 2015, according to a study released Monday.

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Venezuela president heckled as protests spread to slums

State television footage showed a crowd mobbing the vehicle that Maduro was standing on as he waved goodbye at the end of a military event in San Felix, in the south-eastern state of Bolivar. More protests are expected later Wednesday. In total, 325 people were arrested between April 4-11 during the most sustained protests since 2014, with 153 people still behind bars, the group added.

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Ferrari's strategy for Kimi Raikkonen in China 'didn't make any sense'

With pit stops taking around 22 seconds, from arriving in the pit lane to returning to racing speed, Vettel and Ferrari would have been at the front very quickly when Hamilton needed to pit urgently to change his worn intermediates. "We finished second and I am very happy with that". It allowed him to retain his lead before marching to his first win of the campaign, the 54th of his incredible career, and his fifth from the last six Grands Prix stretching back to last season.

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Wal-Mart to discount online-only items delivered to stores

The CEO of Walmart's USA e-commerce business and founder of Jet.com added: "It costs us less to ship to stores, so our customers should share in those savings". "There are some big things we have in the works", said Lore, who spent two years with Amazon after it bought his previous online venture, the parent of Diapers.com and other sites.

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Suspect arrested in Borussia Dortmund bus 'terrorist' attack

The note, she said, contained demands for the withdrawal of German military jets from Turkey and the shuttering of the U.S. Ramstein airbase in Germany. He underwent surgery Tuesday to fix a broken wrist. A police officer riding alongside the bus on a motorcycle also suffered minor injuries. "I have just told the team in the dressing room to show society that we will not bow to terror", he said to the club's official website.

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Trump won't rule out second term for Yellen

Back when he was running for office, Trump made a handful of assertions on what he plans to do if president, including firing Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, accusing Yellen of conspiring President Barack Obama to keep interest rates low for political reasons.

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Taylor Wimpey plc (TW) Earns Hold Rating from Shore Capital

The rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Buy" on Monday, December 19. Jefferies Group has a "Hold" rating on the stock. On Tuesday, January 12 the stock rating was downgraded by JP Morgan to "Underweight". It has outperformed by 10.40% the S&P500. Looking at this figure it suggests that the shares of AstraZeneca PLC (AZN) may be overvalued, however, this can also depend upon the situation of the market; if the market is strong then it could suggest that AstraZeneca PLC (AZN) is a good ...

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United CEO 'ashamed' about passenger's removal

United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz's apology on Monday, which said United Airlines "re-accommodated" the customers, drew fierce criticism and forced him to issue a stronger apology on Tuesday. "...We should act immediately to ensure that airlines can not force passengers who have already boarded to leave the plane in order to free up seats for others".

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Wichita 26th worst city for dog attacks on postal workers

USPS spokesperson Peter Hass said Arizona ranks 17 out of all the cities in the country. Online shoppers might joke that their habit only hurts their wallets, but it turns out, it could actually be hurting someone else: The number of mail carriers attacked by dogs is the highest it's been in three decades.

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Delta Cancelled 3000 Flights This Week...and People Are Pissed

If you plan to fly with Delta Airlines this week, you could see cancellations or delays. Delta's Chief Operating Officer Gil West released a statement apologizing for the cancellations. Delta has one of the most enviable track records in the airline industry. The cancellations have also impacted travelers at Bradley International Airport.

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United offering compensation to all passengers on flight where man dragged off

Now Munoz says he is committed to "fix what's broken". Munoz also received $6.8 million in stock that will vest over three years, and he can get an additional bonus worth at least $10.5 million. Chicago's aviation department said the security officer who grabbed the passenger had been placed on leave. The event stemmed from a common air travel issue - a full flight.

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National Basketball Association shut down plan for Tony Romo to play for Mavericks

The crowd erupted in cheers until Mark Cuban jokingly pulled Romo back to his seat. Gary Harris scored 20 points in the first game for the Nuggets (39-42) since getting eliminated from the playoffs. The NFL rushing leader for the NFC East champs was there in Romo's No. 9 football jersey. So were plenty of fans. Unfortunately, Romo's National Basketball Association career was short-lived, and he left the court to sit next to Cuban after the pregame presentation.

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Shaw posts 13.3% rise in revenue on more wireless customers

Shaw Communications has a 12-month low of $17.92 and a 12-month high of $21.84. If you are reading this article on another publication, it was illegally copied and reposted in violation of United States & global trademark and copyright legislation.

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Oil pulls back as traders eye Cushing build, USA supply

An worldwide agency, Fitch Ratings, said Nigeria needs crude oil price of $139 per barrel to achieve balanced budget in 2017. Brent , the global benchmark, fell 21 cents, or 0.37%, to $56.02 a barrel. Likewise, gasoline stockpiles dipped by 3 million barrels and distillate fuel oil , used to make diesel and heating oils, fell another 2.2 million barrels, according to weekly U.S.

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Jaycees to present Easter egg hunt Saturday

This year, Parks & Recreation held its first Superhero Easter Egg Hunt for children 2-18 with physical and/or intellectual disabilities. Deputy Chief Chuck Hipple says there has been a recurring problem of some parents running onto the field despite having been told not to and posing a danger to children.

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Trump flips on Chinese currency manipulation pledge

He vowed to label China a "currency manipulator" on Day One of his presidency, the equivalent of saying that China cheats. "It's very early", he said when asking about her reappointment. The Treasury is expected this month to release its first report on foreign-currency practices under Trump, which is the formal channel to impose a manipulator designation that would lead to negotiations and penalties.

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Crude Oil Holds USD50 To Start The New Quarter

Some OPEC members and non-members are calling for the production cuts to be extended beyond June. A preference for low-sulfur oil produced in the Americas by China's private refineries, or so-called "teapots", helped boost imports from the region, while increasing United States shale output and production cuts by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries have made it economical for traders to send huge volumes of crude from west to east.

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Petrol Pumps Remain Closed On Sundays From May 14

According to a Jagran report , the Consortium of Indian Petroleum Dealers (CIPD) only has petrol pumps only in Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, and Maharashtra. "The government or the oil marketing companies may intervene", an industry insider said. The All India Petroleum Dealers' Association has made a decision to stay away from the agitation.

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Toshiba's survival in doubt amid Westinghouse troubles

Tokyo-based Toshiba's unaudited results showed it racked up a 532.5 billion yen ($4.8 billion) loss for the April-December 2016 period. Toshiba's president, Satoshi Tsunakawa, apologized for the problems facing the firm and called the auditor's decision not to approve the financial report as "truly regrettable".

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Kansas 4th Congressional Special Election 4/12/17 Ron Estes

He is one of five Democrats, 11 Republicans and two independents to run for the seat. The party had a chance to score a game-changing victory in Tuesday's special election to fill the seat that opened up when Donald Trump tapped Republican Congressman Mike Pompeo to head the Central Intelligence Agency.

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Robert Lewandowski's status unknown ahead of Real Madrid match

Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer returned to training on Monday, increasing the likelihood of him playing against Real Madrid on Wednesday. The spotlight will be on the out-of-form trio in Wednesday's quarter-final first leg in Germany as Real resume their bid to become the first team in the Champions League era to retain the trophy.

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Brokers Issue New Targets On AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:AFSI)

The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website . It is positive, as 36 investors sold AmTrust Financial Services Inc shares while 68 reduced holdings. This is the current Zacks consensus EPS which was calculated at the time of writing. Its sales stood at 56.10% a year on average in the period of last five years.

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Abella: Duterte just maintaining friendly ties with China

Duterte underscored that he will not place offensive weapons that may cause concern in neighboring countries but only the deployment personnel to signify possession among claimants of the disputed islands. "The current tensions over the South China Sea represents a potential opening for Japanese companies to increase their stakes in the Philippines' infrastructure sector, as both politicians and the public grow wary of Chinese investment", the report also read.

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Seven Wells Fargo Managers in Board's Review-and Their Fates

Many current and former employees have talked of intense and constant pressure from managers to sell and open accounts, and some said it pushed them into unethical behaviour. In all, 5,300 employees were fired due to sales practice violations, a figure the board did not learn of until the bank settled with regulators last September.

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Would You Buy BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY) On These Analyst Ratings?

Stock investors bought 779 put options on the company. This is an increase of 382% compared to the typical daily volume of 1,453 call options. BlackBerry Ltd shares are now up 29% year-to-date, and short sellers could start hitting the bricks.

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Oppenheimer Holdings Inc. Reiterates Buy Rating for Axovant Sciences Ltd (AXON)

Axovant Sciences Ltd .'s (AXON) witnessed a gain of 9.22% in recent trading period with closing price of $ 20.25. They now have a United States dollars 20 price target on the stock. Janus Capital Management LLC boosted its stake in Axovant Sciences by 5.9% in the fourth quarter. Opus Point Partners Management LLC now owns 14,844 shares of the company's stock valued at $208,000 after buying an additional 1,455 shares during the period.

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Houston Zoo announces birth of giraffe calf

After a few days alone with her mother, the zoo said the new calf will make her public debut. After a two-hour labor, both mom, Tyra, and the yet-to-be-named calf are doing well and are now bonding behind the scenes, the zoo said in a statement about the birth.

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NYC trains still disrupted by ongoing work on damaged rails

Train service into New York City remains disrupted after transit officials say Amtrak didn't complete work on damaged rails at Penn Station on time. Monday's derailment knocked out eight of the tracks, forcing NJ Transit and the Long Island Rail Road to drastically cut back service. MTA says Amtrak crews didn't finish track fix work by 4 a.m.

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Geo-Political Concerns Support Crude Oil Prices, Inventories Back In Focus

West Texas Intermediate for May delivery slipped 9 cents to $53.31/bbl at 11:19 a.m. on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Earlier, Brent had climbed to its highest since March 7 at US$56.16 a barrel. The outage added to a rally that started late last week after the USA fired missiles at a Syrian government air base. Oil prices also continued to gain some degree of support from the tensions surrounding Syria, especially given the underlying deterioration in relations between Russian ...

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Moscow Wants to 'Comprehend US Strategy' During Tillerson's Visit

As many as nine civilians, including four children were killed in the United States missile attack on a military airbase in central Syria on Friday. Trump's decisive action came six years after former President Barack Obama predicted that Assad's "days are numbered", only to see the Syrian civil war and Assad's regime drag on for years.

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After crippling cost overruns, Toshiba's Westinghouse files for bankruptcy

The Westinghouse bankruptcy is unlikely to have an impact on civil nuclear deal, but India needs to be cautious in its negotiations with Westinghouse , said Sazawal who served as the subject matter expert on the US-India civil nuclear agreement for the US India Business Council.

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Trump's saber-rattling is North Korea's propaganda dream come true

Global observers fear that North Korea may conduct another nuclear test this weekend on the anniversary of the founding of Kim Jong Un's regime, but the United States has broadcast loud and clear that nuclear posturing in the Korean peninsula will no longer be tolerated.

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Delta Cancels 130 Flights Sunday After Week Of Heavy Delays, Cancelations

Delta advised travelers to check its website and mobile app and was offering waivers to help people rebook their flights without charge. On Sunday, about 130 flights were canceled, with a statement from Delta Sunday citing the "availability of flight crews to operate within federally mandated crew rest and duty day guidelines".


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