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United Airlines Controversy: New Footage Shows Passenger's Conversation With Security

On Wednesday, his legal team asked an IL court to order United to preserve surveillance footage, a cockpit voice recording, and other information related to the flight, reports the Times. United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz spoke Wednesday in an exclusive interview with ABC News about the passenger, who was bloodied as he was violently dragged off an overbooked flight at O'Hare International Airport.

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Taiwan expects 2% GDP growth as International Monetary Fund forecasts 1.7% for 2017

The revised forecast suggests the global economy could well be on course for its strongest performance in several years, bolstered by manufacturing and trade gains in Europe, Japan and China and promising prospects in large emerging markets.

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Runner seizes chance to splash Prince William, Kate Middleton at water station

The thoroughly modern royals were on hand to officially open the 2017 London Marathon yesterday, then to cheer runners along the gruelling 26.6 mile course. The official winners of the marquee 2017 Virgin Money London Marathon Sunday (April 23) were Daniel Wanjiru with a time off 2:05:48 and record-setter Mary Keitany with a time of 2:17:01, but the real winners may be those experiencing mental health issues.

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Panera to hire 10000 as it expands delivery service

Old Mutual Global Investors UK Ltd. boosted its stake in shares of Panera Bread by 363.9% in the third quarter. New South Capital Management Inc increased Wesco Intl Inc (WCC) stake by 0.84% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. The stock of Panera Bread Co (NASDAQ: PNRA ) has "Neutral" rating given on Thursday, February 9 by Longbow. 449363 shares were traded on Panera Bread Company's last session.

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OPEC Won't Commit To Extending Cuts As US Output Continues To Rise

On Wednesday, crude prices tumbled more than 3.5 percent as USA government data showed domestic crude stocks fell less than expected in the latest week and gasoline stocks posted a surprising 1.5-million-barrel build. At a time when OPEC and other producing nations have been trying to cut output, government drilling data showed US shale production next month was set to rise to 5.19 million barrels per day (bpd).

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Vote for candidates opposing Brexit: Blair

The Labour leader, a longstanding opponent of the UK's nuclear weapons, told the Andrew Marr Show the party was still "having that discussion" about whether or not to commit to Trident in its manifesto. "At this election people are going to have a very clear choice, between a Conservative Party which always has been, is and will continue to be a party that believes in lower taxes", she said.

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Netflix To Achieve 100 Million Subscribers Shortly

Netflix is on the verge of surpassing 100 million global subscribers, a testament to how much the video streaming service has changed the entertainment landscape since its debut a decade ago. "It's a good start", the company wrote (PDF) to shareholders at the earnings call for the first quarter of 2017. Discussing competition, Netflix predicted the launch of new over-the-top subscription TV services in the U.S.

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Hansa Trust PLC (HAN) to Issue GBX 8 Dividend

Synacor, Inc.is a technology development, multiplatform services and revenue partner for video, Internet and communications providers, device manufacturers and enterprises. The Company's objective is to target a rate of return on equity of approximately 8% per annum over the long-term. The stock of Vernalis plc (LON:VER) has "Buy" rating given on Monday, December 21 by Canaccord Genuity.

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United CEO got $18.7 million in compensation

He appeared on the Today show on Monday to say that his client was still "emotionally and physically hurt" by the ordeal. The scene was captured on video by fellow passengers, showing Dao, 69, bloodied and dishevelled in the incident. The Chicago lawyer, Thomas Demetrio, says the flight attendant was "out of control" and almost hit one of the woman's two young children with the stroller.

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The atmosphere for Game 3 in Milwaukee was unbelievable

The sixth-seeded Bucks last won a playoff series in 2001 but are halfway to an upset of the third-seeded Raptors after putting on a whipping in which they led by 20 points after one quarter and held Toronto 30 first-half points. "They ambushed us, and there's no aspect of our game that we executed whatsoever". The Blazers built a 16-point second half lead. Kidd was inserting Monroe earlier in games when Valanciunas was already sucking wind from chasing Thon Maker up and down the court.

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US Treasury secretary: Tax cuts won't raise budget deficit

House Republicans can use a procedural tool known as reconciliation to pass a bill with only 51 votes, but it would have to limit any changes to the deficit to only one decade, effectively making the tax cuts temporary. The owners and shareholders of those businesses pay a top rate of 39.6 percent today. It also estimated that his entire campaign tax proposal would cost $7.2 trillion - figures that Trump aides have sharply criticized as failing to take into account the revenue generated by ...

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Le Pen's run-off campaign targets far left and right

His approach to solving them is not to try to avoid the forces of globalization, as Le Pen impossibly promises, but to tackle the regulatory framework that puts France at a competitive disadvantage. Macron and Le Pen, leader of the National Front (FN), go head-to-head on May 7 after taking the top two places in Sunday's first round. Hitting that angle in Rouvroy, Le Pen, after urging "all patriots" on Sunday to rally behind her, on Monday handed out leaflets in which she pledged to ...

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What Ontario's new housing plan means for renters

However, Kavcic said the impact in Toronto could be more muted than it was in Vancouver, as the tax is not coming as a surprise and there are more exemptions. The tax would not target immigrants and a rebate would be available to people who subsequently get citizenship or permanent resident status, as well as foreign nationals working in Ontario and global students.

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Trump campaign raking in money for 2020, disclosures show

Spicer said it was not a "question of objecting" to the visitor logs being made public. It is now clear that this country is being subjected to a deeply secretive presidency, one that believes the public is not worthy of knowing even a bare minimum about their activities and conflicts of interest.

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Marine Le Pen steps down from National Front leadership

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 209 points, or 1 percent, to 20,757, and the Nasdaq composite surged 66 points, or 1.1 percent, to 5,977. French media and entertainment stocks rose Monday as the country's stock market recorded gains following Sunday's first round of the country's presidential election.

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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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