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Pilots "infuriated" by "grossly inappropriate" dragging of passenger

The lawyer said the 69-year-old Kentucky physician, and father of five lost two teeth, suffered a concussion and a broken nose during the incident. The showrunners of the airline industry "don't view themselves as being service companies", said Harteveldt, while flight passengers "have shown that they're willing to put up with an terrible lot" in exchange for cheap fares.

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White House Backs Off Firm Deadline for Tax Reform

Lawmakers holding a seat on House Ways and Means Committee say that the viability of a blueprint may become clearer in May- the time when the committee will hold a number of public hearings. Although tax reform is critical to economic growth and businesses large and small, the president said "hundreds and hundreds of millions of dollars" would be saved on reforming the health care, which would help with tax reform.

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Wells Fargo orders two former executives to pay back $75 million

The bank's board also clawed back another $75 million in pay from two former executives, Chief Executive Officer John Stumpf and community bank executive Carrie Tolstedt, saying both executives dragged their feet for years regarding problems at the second-largest USA bank.

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Tesla jumps after Elon Musk teases commercial truck, pickup

However, Musk is not stopping there. In a follow-on tweet Musk said a pickup truck would be coming in the next 18 to 24 months. Lutz in the interview said that the federal government is saving Tesla and the state incentives that are given to the company otherwise the way it has been bleeding cash, it would have been hard for the company to survive.

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New York Becomes First State To Offer Free Tuition At Public Universities

Although there are many unanswered questions about the Excelsior Scholarship Program, both the president of SUNY Canton and SUNY Potsdam are excited about the program since so many of their students come from NY state. That, in turn, means that low-income students have less to gain from the scholarship than do students from families who are too wealthy to qualify for those grants.

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Apple Authorized to Test Independent Cars in California

Now it appears that Apple are shortly to reveal what it has been up to in relation to automotive-related projects. "This is not necessarily automobiles as initially rumored, but software or possibly hardware associated with autonomous technology", Theodore said .

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North Korean missile explodes at launch

The U.S. Pacific Command said in a statement that Sunday's missile exploded on launch. Submarine-launched ballistic missiles (SLBM) are paraded across Kim Il Sung Square during a military parade on Saturday, April 15, 2017, in Pyongyang, North Korea to celebrate the 105th birth anniversary of Kim Il Sung , the country's late founder and grandfather of current ruler Kim Jong Un.

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Theresa May defends Saudi Arabia ties amid concerns over human rights

Amnesty International's head of policy and government affairs in the United Kingdom urged Mrs May to use the trip to highlight Saudi Arabia's "totally unacceptable" human rights record . May said before leaving Britain that it was "clearly in the United Kingdom s security and prosperity interests to support Jordan and Saudi Arabia".

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Twitter drops lawsuit against Trump administration

If Twitter lost this battle, it would have set an incredibly risky precedent for the Trump administration to unmask not just more Twitter users, but any account that the government demands. The users of these Twitter accounts are using the social media site to voice their growing dissent with government leaders and policies, reports Reuters .

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United Airlines makes policy change regarding passengers getting bumped from flights

In a staff memo, Delta revealed that from yesterday, gate agents have been given greater flexibility to handle overbooked flights, including a bigger budget to offer passengers who give up their seats. He and three others were ordered off the plane after four airline employees showed up and demanded seats so they could be in place to operate a flight the next day in Louisville, Kentucky.

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Deadline for filing tax returns is April 18 this year

While the tax return due date is typically April 15, this year your return is due by Tuesday, April 18 . Members of the military and eligible support personnel serving in a combat zone have at least 180 days after they leave the combat zone to file their tax returns and pay any taxes due.

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United Airlines to save evidence in dragged passenger case

While this policy change is certainly a step in the right direction for the airline's paying customers, United still has a lot of work to do to fully recover from this fiasco. By Tuesday, United's stock prices had plummeted, and Munoz issued a more humbled apology the same day. But he later struck a more contrite tone in a nationally televised interview.

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Nintendo Switch outsells PS4, Xbox One in U.S. in March

At the same time, a game intended for Nintendo's home-and-mobile game device, Zelda Breath of the Wild , has sold more copies than its partner console. To that point, " Breath of the Wild " was also a sales monster. It is small but solid and comes with JoyCon controllers that can pack in quite a few tricks and punches.

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Lower Earnings Estimates for stock: Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. - Petrobras's (PBR)

The Stock opened today's session at $9.75 and now the price is hovering at $9.64 by showing decrease of -0.98 percent. Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. - Petrobras closed its last trading session at $9.73 with the loss of -0.72%. Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. - Petrobras shares increased 0.72 percent over the past week and rose 5.4 percent over the previous month. Relative volume is ratio between current volume and 3-month average value, intraday adjusted.

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Delta experiences cancellations, long lines at Charlotte Douglas Airport

Detla Airlines passengers are dealing flight cancelations across parts of the US because of severe weather. Those delays will push back the rest periods for flight crews, which means possible delays in getting off the ground Monday morning and possibly beyond.

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Nintendo Switch Sells 2.4 Million Units in First Month, Research Firm Says

It also didn't hurt that "The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild " - an incredible game that received near-universal praise from critics and consumers alike - launched alongside the Switch. The Nintendo Switch may be working out availability with certain retailers, but that's not stopping it from being a big-seller on the market anyway.

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Aviva PLC (LON:AV) Issued With 'Sell' Rating At Berenberg Bank

Ingredion (NYSE:INGR) had a decrease of 6.83% in short interest. Its up 213.27% from 11,300 shares previously. The SI to Kingsway Financial's float is 0.43%. It has a 40.89 P/E ratio. The Company's divisions include Consumer, Business, National Wholesale and Other. Shares for $160,576 were sold by TOLL ROBERT I.

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U.S. puts 6 nations on monitoring list for currency practices

Also, Seoul's financial authorities intervened on the foreign exchange market throughout 2016 in order to ease a sharp depreciation of the local currency, selling $6.6 billion over the on-year period. China, on the other hand, was a currency manipulator, a thief of USA jobs that should no longer be allowed to "rape our country". "One thing we noticed was the report touched on the previous history of (currency manipulation)".

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Gorsuch sworn into Supreme Court, restores conservative tilt

In most ways, Gorsuch's résumé screams Supreme Court justice: Degrees from Columbia University, Harvard Law School and the University of Oxford. Trump emphasized that Gorsuch's appointment has a special meaning . President Donald Trump praised the new justice, saying he will rule "not on his personal preferences but based on a fair and objective reading of the law".

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Abbott agrees to buy Alere at lower price

Abbott Laboratories sought to buy Alere previous year in order to add the smaller company's suite of diagnostic testing devices and products. Reuters' calculation of the deal value is based on Alere's 87.9 million diluted weighted-average common shares outstanding as of September 30, 2016.

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Trump administration report labels no US trading partners as currency manipulators

Two weeks ago, his administration proposed a mild rewrite of the North American Free Trade Agreement, which he'd previously branded a job-killing "disaster". The large goods surplus "underscores the need for further opening of the Chinese economy to American goods and services, as well as faster reform to rebalance the Chinese economy toward greater household consumption".

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United Airlines passenger 'stung by scorpion' on flight

An internal company memo obtained by the AP says gate agents can offer up to $2,000 in compensation and ground supervisors can offer up to $9,950. Delta's raise looks like a direct response to the recent United controversy. Members of the U.S. Congress have also expressed concern, as U.S. House Representative Judy Chu, a Chinese American , has written both to the United Airlines and to the U.S.

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Tesla will unveil electric lorry in September

He said he drove a Tesla for seven months and met with the company last week. TSLA shares climbed 2.41% to $304 per share. Those numbers even beat top-selling General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) and Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) models. The truck was previously described as a "new kind of pickup" by Musk . "Directors should be held to a higher standard of independence given the conflicts of interest that permeate this board".

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Apple granted DMV Permit for Self-driving Vehicles in California

As per California DMV, "The California Autonomous Vehicle Testing Regulations require every manufacturer authorized to test autonomous vehicles on public roads to submit an annual report summarizing the disengagements of the technology during testing".

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Here's one thing United will do differently after the infamous dragging incident

The crew announced four seats were needed to accommodate airline personnel. She said her husband shooed the scorpion off his tray and it landed in the aisle, catching the attention of a nearby passenger who cried, "Oh my god, that's a scorpion".

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'Fearless Girl' challenged: Wall St bull sculptor claims new statue infringes copyright

DE artist Kristen Visbal's statue of a girl with her hands on her hips was placed on the traffic island on March 7. The Italian-born sculptor installed his bronze in December 1989, as a celebration of the can-do spirit in America to counter the 1987 Wall Street market crash.

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Elon Musk says Tesla pickup and semi-trucks are coming

So, even though we don't know exactly when Tesla will reveal this semi truck, we know that any Telsa announcements scheduled for September will likely focus on it. The company is gearing up to build its widely anticipated Model 3 mid-market sedan. The news are pouring from Tesla's direction - we know the Model 3 final reveal is just around the corner - and now the boss has announced in his usual way - via Twitter - when the next models in the lineup will get presented.

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United Airlines Changes Policy After Doctor Dragged Off Flight

Chicago aviation representatives were grilled by city aldermen this week about the incident. He added, "He said being dragged down the aisle was more horrifying and harrowing than what he experienced leaving Vietnam". Some 670 million people flew previous year, and the numbers work out to less than 1 in every 10,000 passengers who get bumped from an overbooked flight.

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Braves host San Diego Padres in first game at SunTrust Park

First putout. First hit. This was the first real test before a packed house. Dickey (1-1), who left Toronto to sign an $8 million, one-year contract with the Braves , gave up two runs and seven hits in six-plus innings with six strikeouts.

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Wife threatened before classroom killings

Teachers hugged one another and wiped away tears as they returned to the school Tuesday to retrieve their belongings. An 8-year-old boy who was shot and killed along with his teacher in a San Bernardino special-education classroom had been born with a genetic condition and had survived heart surgery, a school official said Tuesday.

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United modifies policy for booking crew on crowded flights

Delta customers can now be offered almost $10,000 for giving up their seats on overbooked flights. Video surfaced for the world to see of one of the officers grabbing the screaming Dao from his window seat, pulling him across the armrest and dragging him down the aisle by his arms.

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Wells Fargo Appoints Head of New Financial Institutions Group

According to the report, the employees opened up to two million checking and credit card accounts without the consent of the customers. Wells Fargo & Co.'s board of directors has placed officially the bulk of the blame for its customer fraud account scandal on its former head of its community banking division and its retired top executive.

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North Korea missile launch 'fails'

The US Defence Department has confirmed that North Korea carried out a missile test , and said the launch failed "almost immediately". They pointed to a recent editorial in a state-run Chinese newspaper advocating tighter restrictions on selling oil to North Korea.

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Easter eggs rain down on kids at annual Easter Egg Helicopter Drop

Sharon Shepherd, deputy director of the Martinsville-Henry County Chamber of Commerce, got to relive the excitement she remembers as a girl getting her picture taken with the Easter Bunny . "For her to try and fight against the other kids would not have been easier for her, so with the assisted there were fewer children over there". - The Purple Sage Park in Odessa at 2:00 p.m.

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F1 round-up: Hamilton beats Vettel to win Chinese GP

Vettel believed the timing of the safety auto, moments after the race had restarted following the virtual safety vehicle period during which he had made his early stop, was "unfortunate" for his hopes, and Hamilton agreed. "I think at the moment we're a bit in a lonely competition because in front of us they are too quick and behind us they are too slow". Vettel cleared Verstappen on the 28th lap when the Red Bull driver had a big lock-up braking for the Turn 14 hairpin, enabling the Ferrari ...


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