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United Airlines apologises for forced passenger removal

The lawyers sought a court order Wednesday in Chicago to preserve evidence, including surveillance videos, crew lists, and other information, that could be used in litigation. The note, apparently written at Chicago's O'Hare Airport, where the flight was due to depart from, was printed using United's internal reporting system.

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Trump team remains low-key about failed North Korean missile launch

Kim Jong-un shows off North Korea's submarine-launched ballistic missiles (SLBM) for the first time as the reclusive state marked the 105th birth anniversary of its founding father. Blue huts straddle the border, where tense negotiations have been held between the North, South and the United States since armistice. Amid concerns the U.S.

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Russia Vetoes UN Resolution Against Syria

But the two nations remain at odds over US airstrikes on Syria - following last week's chemical attack on Syrian civilians. The strikes came after a chemical attack killed 89 people in the opposition-held Idlib Governorate . United States relations with Russian Federation "may be at an all-time low" said Donald Trump as he moved ever further away from his campaign promises to establish better ties with Moscow .

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Stock for Your Case: Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY)

It dived, as 66 investors sold Occidental Petroleum Corporation shares while 349 reduced holdings. P/E of the company is not reported. The firm earned $2.83 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.70 billion. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. JetBlue Airways Corporation (NASDAQ:JBLU), maintained return on investment for the last twelve months at 11.12, higher than what Reuters data shows regarding industry's average.

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Christians celebrate Easter in the Holy Land

Today we celebrate the fulfillment of a promise made by the Son of God, Jesus Christ. That's why Easter is celebrated by millions of people worldwide. The churches of Rawalpindi and Islamabad thrummed with activity as people gathered on Easter Sunday, which marks the end of 40 days of fasting known as Lent.

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Delta Raises Compensation For Bumped Passengers As United Tweaks Policy

United Airlines initially said that they overbooked the flight, but as it turns out, they needed space for crew members who had to work the following day. First, they made headlines when they didn't allow two teen girls board their flight for wearing leggings, claiming they violated the employee travel pass on which they were flying's dress code.

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US, allies weigh options after North Korea's missile test

A top USA security adviser told ABC News there was consensus with China that this was a situation that "could not continue". Tensions have spiked in recent weeks over North Korea's advancing nuclear technology and missile arsenal . In 1996 a North Korean sub landed three troops to spy on South Korea's navy near Jeongdongjin, but the vessel ran aground when it tried to collect the team.

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North Korea puts on a show for Day of the Sun

A North Korean man looks at a model of the Unha 3 space launch vehicle displayed at the Mangyongdae Children's Palace on Friday, April 14, 2017, in Pyongyang , North Korea. Wang last month urged the DPRK to suspend its nuclear weapon and missile tests in exchange for South Korea and the US putting their war games on hold, reviving a proposal first raised by Pyongyang .

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Trump right about "China not currency manipulator"

Referring to the display of intercontinental ballistic missile by North Korea during a recent parade, the US National Security Advisor said the objective of that parade is to demonstrate military prowess in a threatening way. He has repeatedly said if China, North Korea's dominant trading partner, is unwilling to do more to pressure the North, the USA might take the matter into its own hands.

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Canada Releases Proposed Cannabis Legislation

The Liberal government in Ottawa has put forward legislation to end the prohibition of pot, and would let adults possess 30g of the drug in public. "We need to make sure that it's harder for underage Canadians to access marijuana, and that will happen under a controlled and regulated regime", he said at an economic conference previous year.

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Trump says China working with USA on North Korea problem

Treasury Department's first foreign exchange policy report under U.S. President Donald Trump. The Treasury also warned that it will scrutinize China's trade and currency practices very closely and called for faster opening of China's economy to United States goods and services and a shift away from exports to more domestic consumption.

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Chelsea Created No Chances, Almost Perfect - Ander Herrera Hails Man Utd Win

Speaking to Sky Sports , Lampard said: "They weren't there today at all, the Chelsea that we know". Chelsea had complaints about the goal as Herrera appeared to handle the ball, before he slipped in Marcus Rashford , who made no mistake in firing past Asmir Begovic.

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United Airlines updates policy for crew members after passenger dragged off flight

David Dao, a 69-year-old male physician, and several other passengers were then selected to deplane, but Dao refused, according to United, so the airline called the Chicago Aviation Police Department for assistance removing Dao. The airline also said all passengers on the flight would get a refund. Bell is now seeking compensation from the United Airlines for his scorpion sting ordeal, and he says that he will accept travel credit.

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YouTube TV Is Here And You May Want To Take Note

YouTube TV also has a one month free trial and gives households six accounts. The company says it will be adding more cities soon. YouTube will soon offer a streaming TV service for people who don't want to pay for traditional cable. For now, the service is just available in LA, New York, Chicago, Philadelphia, and the San Francisco Bay Area. Video consumption in India has grown at a massive pace, especially after the launch of free data services by telecom operator Reliance Jio under ...

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Elon Musk: Tesla will unveil a semi-truck in September

But the automaker has long planned to add both a semi truck and a pickup truck to its lineup of cars. Musk tweeted Thursday that a Tesla semi truck is just months away and work is ongoing on an electric pickup truck as well. However, Musk's decision to begin building and manufacturing autonomous driving trucks should not come as a surprise. Unfortunately, Musk did not reveal any further details so we do not know when it will be actually available or what kind of price is expected.

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Trump Can't Believe People Still Want Him To Release His Tax Returns

Trump has said that voters don't care about his tax returns. More than 180 protests were planned across 48 states on Saturday - including in Montana. The tax day protests in more than a dozen cities were largely peaceful, though occasionally demonstrators and some pro-Trump groups taunted each other in face-to-face exchanges.

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PM Modi, Sheikh Hasina condemn Bangladesh genocide of 1971

He also announced a new line of concessional credit of Dollars 4.5 billion for the implementation of projects in Bangladesh. Hasina felicitated families of martyrs of the 1971 Bangladesh Liberation War at a ceremony in Delhi. "Her government's "zero-tolerance" policy towards terrorism is an inspiration for all of us", said Modi at a joint media event with Hasina. On the agreements, Ranganathan said another pact on formalising regular defence engagements will also be signed.

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Police capture suspect in gun theft who sent Trump manifesto

Jakubowski explained to the owner that he "wanted to purchase guns to protect himself and his family, but the law prevented him from doing so because he is a felon". WTMJ-TV posted 35 pages of handwritten documents to its website that it said were verified as Jakubowski's writings by an unidentified law enforcement official.

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Iran's Rouhani condemns US attack on Syria, chides Gulf Arabs

Tillerson said Syria was able to execute the attack, which killed scores of people, because Moscow had failed to carry out a 2013 agreement to secure and destroy chemical weapons in Syria. "We strongly condemn the illegitimate actions by the US". Rebels have denied they own or can produce nerve agents like Sarin. President Trump had spoken out during his election campaign against USA military intervention, and had been keen to fix relations with Russian Federation, whose president ...

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Fly the funnier skies: Mideast airlines troll United

Munoz repeated his apology to David Dao , his family and the other passengers who witnessed him being taken off the flight. United's programs for incentivizing people to volunteer to switch to a later flight, typically in exchange for vouchers that can be redeemed for future travel, work pretty well at the gate, Munoz said.

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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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