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Sculptor of Wall Street's bull wants DE artist's 'Fearless Girl' moved

While Di Modica is taking issue with the permitting process of " Fearless Girl ", it should be noted that he too installed " Charging Bull " on Wall Street in the middle of the night without a permit. Di Modica may be exhibiting classic signs of Wounded Male Ego syndrome, but he's right about one thing: " Fearless Girl " sucks. He said he's upset that his sculpture, which he installed in 1989, is no longer a symbol of "freedom, world peace, strength, power and love", thanks to the " Fearless ...

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US Air Force's Fifth-Generation F-35A Fighter Jets Arrive in Britain

The Defense Department offered sparse details about the event, which will involve deploying a "small number" of F-35As from the 388th Fighter Wing at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, to an undisclosed location in Europe. "It also assists in refining requirements for eventually basing the F-35A in Europe, which is scheduled to receive the aircraft in the early 2020s".

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Umpire Dale Scott leaves game after being struck in mask

PITCHING MATCHUP: Orioles RH Dylan Bundy (1-1, 2.70 ERA) vs. And the O's hitters were just as at home under the dome on Friday, as three homers off Sanchez in a two-inning stretch turned a 3-1 Jays lead into a 5-3 deficit. Donaldson, the 2015 AL MVP, is hitting.310 with two home runs and four RBIs in nine games. Left-hander Brandon Finnegan came out of the game after the first inning because of a strained muscle in the back of his left side.

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Apple receives permit to test self-driving cars on California roads

Apple may now be the latest company set to enter the what has become known as "the driverless vehicle race". Most major auto manufacturers and many technology groups are now developing autonomous vehicles , considered to be the future of the automobile, along with electric power, with first production models promised for around 2020.

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Marlins' Straily, Garcia hold Mets hitless through 6 innings

Gsellman walked two in the first inning, and both scored on Ozuna's two-out grand slam. Dee Gordon went 3 for 4 with a run scored to finish the homestand 13 for 30 (.433 average) with five runs over the last six games. "He was a warrior tonight". Left fielder Yoenis Cespedes threw to shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera, whose relay home cut down Marcell Ozuna. Yelich connected on a two-run blast to right that tied the score 4-4.

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United changes policy, crews no longer can displace passengers

TV network CNN . It comes after passenger Dr David Dao lost two front teeth and suffered a broken nose when he was forcibly removed from a flight last Sunday. Early on, United CEO Oscar Munoz added to what was already a public relations nightmare for the company when he apologized for the incident but accused Dao of being belligerent.

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United Airlines changes crew flight policy after forcible removal fiasco

The incident earlier this month in which a passenger was violently dragged off a United Airlines flight sparked nationwide outrage and calls for congressional hearings. Among people who had heard of the incident, 79 percent chose an American flight instead of United. The passenger in question was one of several chosen at random to leave the flight.

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Delta Raises Bumped Passenger Compensation, United Tweaks Policy

Employees must book a ticket more than an hour before take-off, to prevent passengers from being informed they must give up a seat while they are on the plane. The airline's stock price plummeted three per cent after the shocking images were released, and United CEO Oscar Munoz released a statement apologising for "having to re-accommodate these passengers".

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NY lawmakers approve free middle class college tuition

The income cap will increase to US$110,000 next year and will reach US$125,000 in 2019. But they will still be on the hook for the cost of fees and room and board if they live on campus. Starting this fall, the scholarship will be available for New Yorkers attending a State University of NY or City University of NY school full time.

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Reports of Trump White House Shake-Up Are 'BS' - But Something's Going On

Two top aides to President Trump held a peace negotiation session this weekend to try and mend a rift that triggered speculation about a White House staff shakeup, officials said Saturday . In what was viewed as a sign of Mr Bannon's declining influence, he was removed from his seat on the National Security Council last week. Administration officials said this was done at the urging of national security adviser H.R.

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Couple Kicked Off United Flight en Route to Their Destination Wedding

After the incident triggered global outrage, United Chief Executive Oscar Munoz apologised to Mr Dao, his family and its customers, saying the carrier would no longer use law enforcement officers to remove passengers from overbooked flights.

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United to refund ticket cost to Flight 3411 passengers

Asian-Americans have added their voice to the swelling criticism of United Airlines over its heavy-handed removal of a passenger from a domestic flight, accusing the company of racial discrimination. Oscar Munoz , the CEO of the airline, insisted he will not resign after two online petitions calling for his resignation gained more than 64,000 and 75,000 signatures.

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Unemployment Ticks Down in March, But Far Fewer Jobs Added than Anticipated

Bureau of Labor Statistics. This is mostly good news for women , who saw their unemployment rate drop from 4.3 percent to 4 percent. Employment in Alberta is on the upswing, with 20,000 full-time jobs created last month, according to the latest figures compiled by Statistics Canada .

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Flight compensation: Delta to offer almost £8000 to overbooked passengers

Airlines boost profits by overselling, betting against the number of passengers who will miss their flights. It was not clear how the scorpion got on the plane. Dao, a 69-year old Kentucky physician, sustained a concussion, broken nose and lost two teeth during the incident, which may require him to undergo reconstructive surgery.

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Courtois out, Ibrahimovic on bench at Old Trafford

Jose Mourinho's squad avenged its 1-4 humiliation at Chelsea's Stamford Bridge in the first half of the season and the 0-1 FA Cup quarter-finals defeat against Antonio Conte's Blues . United was playing between two games against Anderlecht in the Europa League quarterfinals, with many pundits suggesting Mourinho's focus had switched to earning Champions League qualification through winning the European competition.

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China GDP grows faster than expected, steel output hits record

China's economic growth improved unexpectedly in the three months ended March, though slightly, figures from the National Bureau of Statistics showed Monday. The government has trimmed its 2017 GDP growth target to "around 6.5 percent". While China's data has been largely upbeat so far this year, many analysts widely expect the world's second-largest economy to lose steam later in the year as the impact of earlier stimulus measures starts to fade and as local authorities step up their battle ...

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Job growth whiffs badly in March; unemployment rate falls to 4.5%

For the week ending March 25, continuing claims for unemployment benefits fell 24,000 to 2,028,000, according to the Labor Department. A total of 98,000 jobs were added last month, which was fewer than what economists had forecast and half the number of jobs gained in January and February.

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Celebrities Bring Awareness to Equal Pay Day - See Their Social Media Posts!

It's always held in April to mark how far into the year women must work to make what their male counterparts did in the last year. "When I went in to ask if this was a performance based release, the comment to me was, no, you're young, you're single, you're a woman, you can find another job", Sioux Falls resident Linda Duba said.

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United to compensate all customers on flight passenger was dragged off

Demonstrators protest outside the United Airlines terminal at O'Hare International Airport on April 11, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. Chicago aldermen will hold an emergency meeting Thursday afternoon at City Hall to demand answers from Aviation Commissioner Ginger Evans.

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United changes policy, crew can't displace seated passengers

United Airlines says it will ensure crew members traveling on its planes will be booked at least one prior to departure, before passengers have boarded. Three police officers forcibly removed him from the plane. One of Dao's children, Crystal Pepper, said the family was "horrified, shocked and sickened" by what happened.

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North Korean missile launch fails a day after pompous weaponry parade

After a two-month policy review, officials settled on a policy dubbed "maximum pressure and engagement", US officials said Friday. "The president and his military team are aware of North Korea's most recent unsuccessful missile launch", US Defense Secretary James Mattis said in a statement.

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Elon Musk Says Tesla Semi To Be Unveiled in September

Musk's first indication that such a vehicle was in the works was back in the summer of 2016, when he revealed the second part of Tesla's master plan , describing the future release of a "new kind of pickup truck ". The CEO previously announced that the company had indicated a semi truck was coming shortly. Tesla was not immediately available for additional comment.

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Bill O'Reilly in deepening scandal over sexual harrassment payouts

Hyundai says it now has no ads on "The O'Reilly Factor", but it pulled spots on future episodes. "Based on the recent allegations and our strong commitment to inclusion, respect and tolerance in the workplace, we have made a decision to pull Constant Contacts ads from The O'Reilly Factor", Lark-Marie Anton, a spokesperson for Constant Contact, said in a statement .

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Are U.S.-Russia relations really at an all-time low?

On April 11, Peskov said that Putin's schedule did not list a meeting with the U.S. Secretary of State. So that we can then address the more serious problems. Russia wants the United States to eliminate sanctions on Moscow related to its 2014 annexation of Ukraine's Crimea region and support for pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine.

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Ecuadoreans choosing president in close race

The head of the electoral council, a favorite punching bag of the opposition, appealed for calm. "Delegates from our political alliance will challenge the results", Lasso said . Local media reported that some of Mr Lasso's supporters had gathered in the capital of Quito , as well as the city of Guayaquil. "We have completely accurate data".

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United Airlines still in recovery as passenger mulls lawsuit over removal

The US Department of Transportation is reviewing whether United complied with rules on overbooking. Dao was chosen, but United said he refused to get off the plane. This, the airline said, was in accordance with the airline's contract of carriage. It was at least Munoz's fourth statement about the confrontation.

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LEADING OFF: Braves open new park, Moreland near double mark

ET is first pitch between Atlanta and San Diego Friday), SunTrust Park . Matching his power total for all of last season, Inciarte hit the first homer in baseball's newest stadium to carry the Atlanta Braves to a 5-2 victory over the San Diego Padres on Friday.

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How Trump Insurance Changes Could Affect Coverage Next Year

The open enrollment period for 2018 will be shortened nearly in half under the rule, from November 1 through December 15. This would change to 20 percent under the new rules, meaning less coverage would be available to the poor and underserved.

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The 3 drugs Arkansas would use to execute death row inmates

Judge Griffen issued his ruling to allow time to study a request from drug distributor McKesson Corporation for the use of the anesthetic to be banned in state executions. With a 500 mg dose listed in the state's execution protocol, Arkansas expects that the inmates will not be aware they are dying. Particularly controversial is the use of the sedative midazolam, which has been cited in several painful, botched executions.

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Prabhu launches new rail coach with glass roof, GPS

The chairs can be rotated to allow tourists to turn it completely, if they want to see something on the other side, without moving from their seat. Made of special acrylic, the two coaches with a 40 seater capacity each, will provide the passengers a view of the valley through the roof and huge windows from the comfort of their own seats on a revolving chairs.

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Chelsea will be nervous after Spurs' winning run - Frank Lampard

Two goals in three minutes from Mousa Dembele and Son Heung-min put the hosts in complete control inside 20 minutes and Harry Kane grabbed his 20th league goal of the season shortly after halftime as high-flying Spurs maintained their momentum.

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Pence arrives in South Korea to start Asia trip

The vice president was joined by his wife and two adult daughters and was laying a wreath at the Seoul National Cemetery at the start of his trip. "The president has no further comment", Secretary of Defense James Mattis said in a statement quoted by CNN .

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United Changes Crew Booking Policy in Wake of Passenger Incident

The airline is now giving their employees permission to offer passengers up to nearly 10,000 dollars in compensation in order to give up their seats on overbooked flights. United shares fell 4 per cent after footage was shared of Dr Dao being hauled off the flight from Chicago to Louisville, Kentucky. Flight attendants said overbooking should never result "in a passenger being physically injured by airport security".

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Wells Fargo Slips; Internal Probe Blames Sales Scandal On Two Executives

Since at least 2011, according to authorities, Wells Fargo employees opened as many as 2 million unauthorized checking and credit card accounts in almost every state it does business. The company had actually fired 5,300 over a five-year period - something the board learned only in September, after Wells Fargo said it would pay $ 185 million in penalties and fines to settle lawsuits brought by federal regulators and the Los Angeles city attorney over its creation of as many as 2 ...

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Pence aims to reassure allies amid North Korea threat

A North Korean missile exploded during launch Sunday, U.S. and South Korean officials said, a high-profile failure that comes as a powerful U.S. aircraft supercarrier approaches the Korean Peninsula in a show of force. Despite the saber rattling, Trump has found little support - publicly or behind the scenes - from allies South Korea and Japan. It may be up to his vice president, Mike Pence, to fill in the details during a visit to Asia.


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