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Pandemonium on UA flight after forcibly removing a passenger

Videos of Dao being dragged down the aisle of a flight from Chicago to Louisville on Sunday sparked a furor on social media and prompted United CEO Oscar Munoz to apologize on Wednesday and promise that an incident like this "will never happen again ".

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Justice Department threatens sanctuary cities in immigration fight

As an example, the department pointed to the murder rate in Chicago, citing the rising rate at which murder incidents are occurring in the city. She declined to speculate as to why Philadelphia was among the cities singled out by the Justice Department .

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After North Korea Threatens 'Super-Mighty Preemptive Strike,' China on 'High Alert'

Reports are coming in via New York Times that North Korea has detained another United States citizen, the third in the number of American citizens allegedly held hostage at the rogue state. Moscow had blocked an earlier version of the statement - which comes after North Korea carried out a failed test on Sunday - even though China, Pyongyang's ally, had expressed its support for it.

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Sanctuary mayors fire back at Trump administration over immigration

The federal agency then has 48 hours to take custody. Democratic Mayor Bill de Blasio calls the "soft on crime" characterization "absolutely outrageous". "In the good faith reading for this press release, is immigration causes crime", Abele said. Mayor Mitch Landrieu's executive counsel and director of federal relations said the city reviewed a letter Friday from the Justice Department.

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Hawaii lawmakers criticize Sessions' island judge remarks

Sessions referred to the Hawaii federal judge Derrick Watson as "a judge sitting on an island in the Pacific" during an interview on " The Mark Levin Show " that was aired Wednesday, CNN reported . A Department of Justice (DOJ) spokesperson later attempted to clarify Sessions's remarks. Our Constitution created a separation of powers in the United States for a reason.

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US Treasury's Mnuchin: Trump to order reviews of financial rules

President Donald Trump speaks at the Treasury Department in Washington, Friday, April 21, 2017, where he signed an executive order to review tax regulations set previous year by his predecessor, as well as two memos to potentially reconsider major elements of the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial reforms passed in the wake of the Great Recession.

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Diet Soda Linked To Increased Risk Of Stroke and Dementia

According to Boston University School of Medicine neurologist and study lead author Mathew Pase, the above findings specifically suggest three times the risk of ischemic stroke , or the obstruction of blood vessels in the brain, and close to three times greater chance of developing Alzheimer's disease , as compared to people who infrequently drink diet soda .

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House speaker says avoiding shutdown, not health care, is priority

Yesterday, though, Trump also sounded optimistic about the prospects for AHCA passage in the House, telling reporters that "we're doing very well on health care" as the bill is "evolving". Drew Hammill, a spokesman for House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., said the White House comments make it "more difficult" to reach an agreement, arguing that there is intense opposition to the wall from Democrats in both the House and Senate.

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Trump visiting Walter Reed military hospital

During a brief ceremony at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland , Trump said, "When I heard about this". The President pinned the Purple Heart to Barrientos' lapel and patted him on the back. Trump's visit to the hospital, accompanied by first lady Melania Trump , was not listed on the president's public schedule before Saturday morning, when he announced it with a tweet : "Looking forward to seeing our bravest and greatest Americans!" Some held signs that ...

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Scientists take to streets across globe to defend research

Amanda Moehring, the organizer of the London march and a Western Biology professor, said, "Science is how we cure disease, make airplanes fly, and figured out that the earth revolves around the sun..." Still, politics wasn't far from the surface.

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Alabama jobless rate drops to 5.8 percent

The unemployment rate in both counties dropped significantly in March, to 3.9 percent in Manatee and 4.0 percent in Sarasota, according to the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity . The number of jobs hit about what we've been averaging over the last three years. And the nation's unemployment was 4.5 percent. The 0.4 percent over-the-year gain in IL is about one-third as strong as the +1.5 percent gain posted by the nation in March.

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Penn. man found guilty of murdering State Trooper

Frein eluded capture for almost seven weeks before US marshals found him outside an abandoned airplane hangar more than 20 miles from the shooting scene. "Passing through the crucible of another revolution can get us back the liberties we once had", said the letter, which prosecutors said Frein wrote to his parents while on the run.

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Pence discusses North Korea during visit to Australia

People cheer as a missile is driven past the stand with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and other high ranking officials during a military parade marking the 105th birth anniversary of country's founding father Kim Il Sung, in Pyongyang April 15, 2017.

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Lavrov speaks to Tillerson about Syria chemical attack

The U.S. fired 59 cruise missiles at the Syrian government's Shayrat airbase on April 6 and claimed that it had destroyed 20 percent of Syria's functional aircraft. He declared that the three most urgent problems for the United States in the Middle East are "Iran , Iran and Iran". Mattis also said the U.S. views Iran as a regional threat .

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Ann Coulter rejects Berkeley reschedule offer

Campus police said they have received information about threats to Coulter, speech attendees and protesters if the event were to go forward on the April 27 date originally planned for her appearance. We regret this outcome - especially given our unqualified support for our students' right to bring speakers of their choosing to the University, and our deep commitment to the values and principles embedded in the First Amendment of the U.S.

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Golf ball pieces from harvest cause hash brown recall

The bags have a production code B170119. McCain Foods USA announced on Friday it is voluntarily recalling Harris Teeter Brand, 2 lb. Granted, to a connoisseur of Southern hash browns, the frozen variety tastes not dissimilar to golf balls.

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Government Funding or Health Bill? 'I Want to Get Both,' Trump Says

Speaking in Italian, Prime Minister Gentiloni says his country has already begun to correct the problem, but cautions it will be a process. President Trump on Thursday reaffirmed his criticism of the Iran nuclear deal and pledged not to expand the United States' role in Libya beyond fighting the Islamic State.

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Possible shutdown, health care quagmire awaiting Congress

Nevertheless, the White House has ordered federal agencies to begin preparing for a shutdown, according to Bloomberg - just in case. Nonetheless, April 29 will be the 100th day of Donald Trump's first presidential term and apparently it matters inside the White House.

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Advocates fan out in global show of support for science

Overseas, people are due to rally in support of science from Australia to Brazil. Thousands of people are expected to attend March for Science events around the world to promote the understanding of science and defend it from various attacks, including us government budget cuts.

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Tipster Describes Suspicious Behavior of Tennessee Teacher

The Associated Press is not naming the girl or her family members because she is an alleged victim of a sex crime. Cummins is facing three charges: aggravated kidnapping, sexual contact with a minor, and transporting a minor across state lines to have sexual intercourse.

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In Turkey Govt rejects referendum challenges as activists detained

A defiant Erdogan has dismissed complaints from his domestic opponents and European observers, saying the vote put to an end all debate over the powerful presidency he has long sought. "It is the reddest of the red lines", said European Commission spokesman Margaritis Schinas. Yakupoglu says his party won't give up on "no" voters who opposed the changes and whose ballots were estimated to account for 48.6 percent of those cast.

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Dad of Kidnapped Teen Says She Was Brainwashed

It could take weeks to extradite Cummins, the Federal Bureau of Investigation said. But before his capture this week, he and the young woman he called his wife slipped into a remote Northern California community unrecognized and Cummins passed himself off for days as a down-on-his luck Colorado man who'd just lost his job and home, according to the man who eventually tipped off police.

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Lay's Kettle Cooked potato chips recalled

Although no trace of salmonella was found in the finished seasoning that was provided to Miss Vickie's and no cases of poisoning were reported, the company made a decision to recall this product as a measure of caution. A healthy person may experience fever, diarrhea, which may contain blood, nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain. 32-count Miss Vickie's Multipack Box, "use by" date of JUN 20 or prior on the multipack package and a "guaranteed fresh" date of JUL 4 or prior on the front ...

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Pot tracking: federal government looks to set up system for cannabis

While in the past, this holiday was an underground celebration of an illegal substance, today it is the feature of many companies and brands as they attempt to capitalize on the growing popularity of the herb and its culture. More generally on the topic of drug abuse , 69 percent think that should be treated as an addiction and mental health problem rather than a criminal offense.

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Quarterly Financial Review of Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (The) (NYSE:IPG)

Five brokerages rating the company a strong buy, eight brokerages rating the company a buy, four brokerages rating the company a hold, zero brokerages rating the company a underperform, and finally zero brokerages rating the company a sell with a 12-month price target of $25.50.

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1st Test: West Indies revival frustrates Pakistan on Day 1

However, against Pakistan , history has been on West Indies' side. He has changed our dressing room culture. Chase and Dowrich then dug in and revived the innings. "For us, we just need to be consistent". Pakistan (possible): Misbah-ul-Haq (capt), Azhar Ali , Ahmed Shehzad , Babar Azam , Younis Khan , Asad Shafiq , Sarfraz Ahmed , Mohammad Aamir, Wahab Riaz , Yasir Shah , Mohammad Abbas .

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Family of Aaron Hernandez planning private funeral in Connecticut

As the investigation continues into Hernandez's apparent suicide, Bristol Superior Court Judge Thomas McGuire has also recently granted a request by Hernandez' former fiancee to preserve certain evidence linked to his death . The family's attorney made the motion in a MA courtroom and a hearing is expected sometime Friday for a judge to rule on the request. "The preservation of evidence regarding the circumstances of Aaron Hernandez's death is crucial to a full, complete, and ...

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10 things to know about legal pot

With roots in innovative political campaign strategy, PSB is a full-service research and insights agency engaging blue-chip organizations across all sectors. Voters support 76% - 18% reducing the classification of marijuana as a Schedule 1 drug , the same classification as heroin. "I do believe you will see greater enforcement of it", White House press secretary Sean Spicer said in February regarding federal drug laws, which still list marijuana as an illegal substance.

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Funeral for Robert Godwin, Sr. scheduled for Saturday

His family says they have forgiven Stephens, and they are sad he took his own life. Employees at a McDonald's restaurant in the state spotted confessed killer Steve Stephens, 37, in their drive-thru and called police. Before murdering Godwin, Stephens had written on his Facebook page that he wanted to kill someone out of rage toward his ex-girlfriend. Lane told CNN affiliate WJW she was devastated the victim said her name before he was shot.

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DOJ asks sanctuary cities to prove cooperation with immigration law

The jurisdictions have until June 30 to provide evidence to the federal government that they are not violating any laws. "Failure to comply ... could result in the withholding of grant funds, suspension or termination of the grant", the DOJ's letter reads in part.

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Cleveland victim honored by Philly officer's digital portrait

Stephens, 37, shot and killed Godwin Sr. on East 93rd Street and posted video of the killing to his Facebook account. Stephens ordered Godwin to say Lane's name. "I study violence on social media and all of the [problematic] content that I see nearly never gets taken down", Patton told Salon. "This is clearly an innovative way of doing something that has always been done: People have always killed people in public, mass shootings happen", she said .

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Prasad faces flak over "sanctity" to Muslims remark

Speaking at the Annual Mind Mine Summit organised in the national capital, the Union IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Friday said that Muslims do not vote for the BJP, but it doesn't mean that the government has victimised them. In a tweet later, Prasad said opportunities in emerging areas of Artificial Intelligence and Big Data presented a huge market for Indian IT firms. India is in the third phase of political evolution where people are looking for "politics of aspirational reality with ...

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It's real: You can now buy a Unicorn Frappuccino from Starbucks

Whether it meant to or not, Starbucks has provided the world with a multicolored anger sponge: the Unicorn Frappuccino. When Starbucks released its photo of what the Unicorn Frappuccino would look like, people freaked out. He was, by far, not the only Starbucks employee to complain about the unicorn-themed drinks on Twitter . "I couldn't get more than a tall". The bigger question for curious consumers is probably how the drink tastes.

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Paramore have been announced for two 2017 festivals

The band announced a United Kingdom tour for June along with the album reveal, and have now joined the lineup for Czech Republic fest Rock For People in July, and Chicago's Riot Fest in September. Hell must have frozen over a year ago, because Riot Fest managed to convince Glenn Danzig and Jerry Only to tolerate each other long enough for a partial reunion of the original Misfits.

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China's economy grows at 6.9 percent

Growth of median per-capita disposable income decelerated to 6.7 per cent in the first quarter, down from 8.3 per cent past year and slower than GDP expansion for the first time since NBS began releasing the gauge in March 2014. "Things are pretty strong at the moment, but it's going to be hard to sustain this level of growth given how reliant it is on the state, which will have to pull back at some point", Julian Evans-Pritchard, an economist at Capital Economics , was cited as saying by ...