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Same attorney representing doctor pulled United flight and woman from AA plane

American Airlines spokeswoman Leslie Scott said the airline was looking into whether the flight attendant violently took away the stroller from the woman just before she boarded the flight. The passenger says she spoke to the mother about what happened and apparently a flight attendant had told her she could look for space to store her stroller.

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American Airlines apologizes for incident with passenger and suspends attendant

American Airlines (AAL.O) on Saturday apologised to a female passenger and suspended an employee after a video showing an onboard clash over a baby stroller went viral, in the latest embarrassment for a United States carrier over how it treated a customer.

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Lawyer representing woman confronted on flight

The lawyer representing Dr. David Dao, who was injured while being forcibly dragged from a United Airlines flight, is now representing a mother who was involved in an altercation with an American Airlines flight attendant. American said in a statement Friday that the scene captured on video "does not reflect our values or how we care for our customers". We are deeply sorry for the pain we have caused this passenger and her family and to any other customers affected by the incident.

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Euro jumps to 5-month high in French election relief rally

President Hollande added that the far-right would "deeply divide France" at a time when the terror threat requires "solidarity" and "cohesion". Macron garners 23.75 per cent of votes, while Le Pen gets 21.53 per cent in round 1 of French elections .

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Prince William and Kate Middleton Make Each Other Laugh While Playing DJs

Oh, and they totally showed us all that they'd be ace radio presenters when they stayed on to help Greg James announce the Official Chart - yes, that did include Prince William saying the name 'Kendrick Lamar.' Never thought we'd see the day! "When you speak to other people's families and little kids and stuff you think 'wow, I don't want them to go through the same things, '" he explained.

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What The Tech? Facebook's new features

AR software is already available on smartphones: displaying information over a monument, for example, placing virtual objects in the physical world, like Pokémon Go , and transforming images, like Snapchat's filters, to generate amusing effects on people.

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NHL Capsules: Blackhawks stunned by Predators in sweep

They came close previous year before losing a seventh game to the San Jose Sharks. Crosby scored on a one-timer from Evgeni Malkin for a power-play goal and some breathing room at 5:31 of the third before Scott Wilson scored 51 seconds later on a no-look backward tip to give the Penguins a comfortable lead that easily held up to the end of the game.

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Czech PM hails Macron's win in first French fight for president

Conservative Francois Fillon had just under 20 percent, which was slightly ahead of the far-left's Jean-Luc Melenchon, who had 19 percent. Voters are choosing between 11 candidates in the most unpredictable contest in decades. He had himself hesitated between three candidates, he said, without offering their names. Ms Le Pen launched the first broadside of the run-off campaign, claiming her opponent is "weak" in the face of Islamist terrorism during a walkabout in Rouvroy, while Mr ...

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After dairy, Trump takes swipe at Canada over lumber and energy

Ottawa's envoy to Washington is downplaying talk of growing trade irritants with the US, a day after President Donald Trump called Canada out by name. Canada's ambassador to the United States, David MacNaughton, said Wednesday that he expected "constructive discussions" around dairy and other issues if NAFTA is renegotiated.

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Francois Hollande warns France against voting for Marine Le Pen

Former Socialist prime minister Manuel Valls said: "We are in a phase of decomposition, demolition, deconstruction". Across the European Union, there was support for Macron, whose campaign manifesto is profoundly pro-Brussels when all of the other ten candidates running in the first round opposed giving the European Union more power.

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Polls: President Trump's Approval at New Low as Approaches 100-Day Mark

More than half of Americans say Trump hasn't accomplished much in his first 100 days in office. Trump continues to try and downplay the reliability of polling outfits as he nears the end of his first 100 days, repeatedly invoking their difficulty gauging the election previous year - even as he plays up the silver linings in their findings.

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Passengers in viral airline videos have same lawyer

The social media user also alleged that the attendant hit the mother with the stroller, "just missing the baby". David Dao, the man dragged off a United Airlines plane, said he will also be representing the woman at the centre of an American Airlines incident last week.

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IMF Lowers Egypt's 2017 Growth Forecast as Reform Costs Mount

He says commodity prices have "firmed" since early past year, but at a relatively low level. As for the first quarter of the year, every walk of life performed well, the MOEA said. "This improvement comes primarily from good economic news for Europe and Asia, and within Asia, notably for China and Japan", IMF chief economist Maurice Obstfeld said.

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Final tally of French election

Both Macron and Le Pen campaigned as rebels who transcended the left-right divide. Without waiting for figures from the count, two defeated candidates - conservative Francois Fillon and socialist Benoit Hamon - urged their supporters now to throw their energies into backing Macron to stop any chance of victory by Le Pen, whose anti-immigration and anti-Europe policies they said spelled disaster for France.

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US Supreme Court blocks GM appeal on defective ignitions

GM had argued in lower court rulings that its Chapter 11 bankruptcy in 2011 resulted in the creation of a new company and legal claims predating its bankruptcy could not be filed. GM claimed the 2009 bankruptcy sale - in which government-backed "New GM" bought almost all of the company's assets - shielded the carmaker from the legal liabilities of its predecessor.

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Massive Power Outage Hits San Francisco

PG&E spokeswoman Tamar Sarkissian said a series of outages began affecting parts of the city at 9 a.m. Friday. However, no injuries were reported related to the outage. The blackout hit at midmorning Friday in the Financial District and other areas. PG&E will replace and upgrade the existing infrastructure to enhance electric reliability and increase capacity to meet future power needs.

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Trump says charges against Assange would be 'OK'

Trump's presence was strongly felt during Gentiloni's visit, as is becoming nearly routine with most of Trudeau's worldwide interactions. In an interview with The Associated Press, Trump says he is "not after the dreamers, we are after the criminals".

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Nova Scotia closer to escaping punishing softwood lumber duties

The determination that Canada improperly subsidizes its exports is preliminary, and the Commerce Department will need to make a final decision. "While the U.S. Still, three of the four Atlantic provinces appear be out of the line of fire in the US lumber tariff offensive. After spending much of his presidential campaign attacking China and Mexico for their trade practices, Trump has shifted his ire toward Canada in the past week.

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Republicans Trump, Ryan join Democrat Schumer to press Canada on milk trade

Canadian Ambassador to the U.S. David MacNaughton said this week in a letter to governors of NY and Wisconsin that the nation is not responsible for financial losses to dairy farmers. But they do represent a marked departure from Trump's warm words for Canada after he met with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Washington only two months ago.

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Donald Trump signs executive order to reform H-1B visas

The order specifically asks the secretary to review waivers of these rules that exist in free-trade agreements. The order will be signed on the same day that Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced a major overhaul of Australia's visa programme for skilled foreign workers.

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France's mainstream unites for Macron as Le Pen reaches for outsiders

Despite Mr Macron being a relative political novice who has never held elected office before, polls have consistently suggested if he went up against Le Pen in the final battle he would easily win. The chief of staff for German Chancellor Angela Merkel said that the result showed France and Europe could "win together" and added: "The centre is stronger than the populists think".

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Anthony Martial's goal against Burnley cost Manchester United â10 million

April's schedule is a hectic one for United, with nine games landing in the space of a month. Man Utd will reportedly continue to monitor midfielder Ander Herrera this week as they remain hopeful he will feature against Manchester City. "If he wants to become a very special player - [and] he can do that - then he has to go in a certain direction and he showed this attitude and appetite".

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Divided loyalties for Nathan Hines as Clermont face Leinster

It is easier to take a loss when you have played well and have just been beaten by a better team, but when you leave chances behind it will sting. Leinster needed a more secure exit strategy, and while running the ball had brought them back into the game when it was really needed they should have kicked for territory.

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International Monetary Fund retains India's annual growth at 7.2 percent

World growth is forecast to rise from 3.1 percent in 2016 to 3.5 percent in 2017 and 3.6 per cent in 2018 the International Monetary Fund said on Tuesday, as it published its twice-yearly health check of the global economy. The IMF's recent projections exceed the Hungarian ministry's projections for 1.6% average annual inflation in Hungary in 2017 and 3.1% in 2018. According to Obstfeld, protectionism "would result in a self-inflicted wound that would lead to higher prices for consumers, ...

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DailyFX European Market Wrap: European Markets Rally after French Elections

Le Pen was opposed to immigration, wanted tighter surveillance against eight million Muslims living in France (including limiting their constitutional rights as citizens) and of course against the European Union; she wanted to break up the euro, which she described as a knife in the ribs of France.

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Can admits Liverpool 'stupid' to have put top-four finish in doubt

Liverpool owned defender Mamadou Sakho has defended his actions that sent many of our fans into a rage at the weekend. "I think the key was tactical". Allardyce, who has engineered victories over Chelsea, Arsenal and now Liverpool in recent weeks, said there was a sense of relief that there was clear breathing space now between them and the bottom three - they are seven points clear of Swansea.

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Express Scripts Holding Company (ESRX) Issues Earnings Results

In the trailing 12 months period, return on assets ratio of the Company was 6.70% and return on equity ratio was 21.90% while its return on investment ratio was 12.90%. Finally, Norges Bank acquired a new position in Express Scripts Holding Company during the fourth quarter worth $440,205,000. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have given a hold rating, five have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock.

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Aviation officer gives his version of United flight removal

After viewing the video, the airlines said the offending employee had been suspended pending a probe. Shown in the video is the team member angrily confronting a male passenger who moves up the aisle a few rows to come to the mom's aid. A female flight attendant had given her permission to look for a storage space, but told her she would have to check it in if there was no room. He also said that Fierro didn't know the entire story to which Fierro replied that he doesn't care about the ...

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Mainstream politics shut out as Le Pen, Macron win in France

The European Central Bank may feel more comfortable about winding down its quantitative easing program earlier if Macron wins the French presidency. Jean-Marie Le Pen was ultimately crushed when voters from right and left rallied around the conservative Jacques Chirac in order to keep out a party whose far-right, anti-immigrant views they considered unpalatably xenophobic.

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Ivanka Trump's Clothes Sold Under New Label Adrienne Vittadini

One anti-Trump group called Grab Your Wallet lists dozens of stores that shoppers should boycott for selling Trump-branded goods, including Stein Mart SMRT, +0.00%. In fact, a Stein Mart insider told Business of Fashion that Ivanka's brand has garnered negative customer feedback in recent months. Either as a result of declining sales, or to avoid a PR nightmare over boycott movements, Nordstrom dropped Ivanka Trump's clothing label in February.

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Mobile reports another strong quarter with 798K new postpaid phone subscribers

Deutsche Bank AG's price target points to a potential downside of 1.85% from the stock's current price. (TMUS) may be overvalued, however, this can also depend upon the situation of the market; if the market is strong then it could suggest that T-Mobile US, Inc.

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Kids, families celebrate at Easter weekend event

Festivities also included four moon bounces, face painting, field games, arts and crafts, and four Easter rabbits for children to take pictures with. Around 100 children searched for candy-filled eggs in the elementary school playground on Saturday, boasting about their findings to friends and picking out their prizes.

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Has the Fast and the Furious Franchise Gone On Too Long?

The China opening alone brought in a record $ 190 million followed by $17.8 million from Mexico and $17 million from the United Kingdom and Ireland. Heading into the weekend, most analysts expected the film would roar past the $100 million mark, instead of inch over the line.

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US military's "mother of all bombs" kills 36 ISIS fighters

The blast, from the weapon dubbed the "mother of all bombs", destroyed three underground tunnels as well as weapons and ammunition, but no civilian was hurt, said a Defense Ministry spokesman. Shinwari insisted there were "no military and civilian casualties at all". He said that allowing the USA military to launch such an attack in Nangarhar was an insult to Afghans.

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Supermarket Chain Albertsons Exploring Takeover Of Whole Foods: FT

Whole Foods is not the first target of Cerberus Capital Management , which owns Albertson's. Whole Foods' major stockholder Jana Partners about two weeks ago suggested a sale might be in the offing. The supermarket chain, which helped pioneer the organic-food movement, is facing its worst sales slump in more than a decade. Bloomberg reported last month that Albertsons was probing a possible merger with Sprouts Farmers Market, another organic food retailer.


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