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Video of passenger getting dragged off flight sparks outrage

Another video shows the distressed man, still dishevelled from the wrangle, returned to the cabin, clinging onto a curtain at the back of the plane and repeating: " Just kill me ". In a statement, p...

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Comcast May Debut a Streaming Service Just for NBC Shows

Comcast May Debut a Streaming Service Just for NBC Shows

There are many unknowns about what the company has planned; Bloomberg's report says Comcast is "still deciding numerous particulars" like whether the service will offer live streams of NBCUniversa...

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Fed Chair Yellen says economy close to achieving Fed goals

Fed Chair Yellen says economy close to achieving Fed goals

Financial regulations instituted in the wake of the recession, such as higher capital requirements and annual stress tests for banks, have left the United States with a "safer and sounder" financial s...

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U.S. carrier group heads to Korean Peninsula to increase presence

U.S. carrier group heads to Korean Peninsula to increase presence

After the U.S. lobbed 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles into Syria Thursday, attacking one of President Bashar Al Assad's air bases, North Korea said that its nuclear program was validated by the attacks. T...

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Delta Cancels Nearly 300 More Flights, Days After Storms Hit Southeast

A Delta spokesman told ABC News Affiliate WSB-TV Saturday night that most of its canceled flights around the country were in Atlanta. Tampa International Airport managed to avoid the brunt of it Fri...

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'Best banker in America' blamed for Wells Fargo scandal

'Best banker in America' blamed for Wells Fargo scandal

Wells Fargo has been in lawmakers' crosshairs since acknowledging past year that some of its employees created as many as 2 million fake accounts - from credit cards to checking accounts - to meet ...

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US, Mexico and Canada announce joint World Cup 2026 bid

US, Mexico and Canada announce joint World Cup 2026 bid

The answer: The U.S. will get 60 with Mexico and Canada each hosting 10. "The president of the United States is fully supportive and encouraged us to have this joint bid", he stressed. The 199...

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Passenger dragged off overbooked United flight

Officers heave the screaming man into the seats on the other side of the aisle before dragging him down the aisle by his hands and feet as the overbooked plane watched on in horror and confusion. Re-a...

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Historic joint World Cup bid from USA, Canada and Mexico

Historic joint World Cup bid from USA, Canada and Mexico

Sunil Gulati , President of the United States Soccer Federation has said in a presser that there is strong encouragement from Donald Trump and hence there are no concerns. No plans were announced for ...

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Well Fargo board slams former CEO in scathing report

Well Fargo board slams former CEO in scathing report

The board decided on April 7 to require her forfeiture of $47 million in outstanding stock options. Part of what led to Stumpf's immediate retirement likely was his downplaying to Congress and to ...

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F1: Hamilton wins in China, Vettel second

Yes, the triple world champion led all 56 laps of the Chinese Grand Prix on Sunday as he won for the 54th time in his F1 career, but without the arrival of a safety auto period early in the race, he...

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United States investigating possible Russian Federation role in Syria chemical attack

The US ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley told an emergency session of the UN Security Council that the US had acted to ensure Syrian President Bashar al-Assad would never use chemical weapons again. ...

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Gorsuch takes first of 2

That will be followed by a public White House ceremony, where Justice Anthony Kennedy is to administer the oath. The vote brought an end to an nearly 14-month battle over a vacancy created by the de...

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Foxconn might spend $27 billion to buy Toshiba's chip business

Foxconn might spend $27 billion to buy Toshiba's chip business

Gou still won the auction and has made progress in turning around Sharp. The report comes after billionaire tycoon and Foxconn founder Terry Gou said last month that the company is "definitely b...

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Syrian president Assad speaks with Iran's president, who affirms support

Russian Federation is the Syrian regime's main ally in the nation's six-year-long civil war. He then added that the United States "will take additional action, as necessary and appropriate, to furth...

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Construction lagging behind on gender pay gap

Construction lagging behind on gender pay gap

Those average figures are worse for women of color. "It's shameful that Missouri's Republicans continue to push their discriminatory, anti-worker agenda with Senate Bill 43 ". So, when is Equal Pay ...

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Title contenders admit Mercedes, Ferrari close

Well, anyone driving a Mercedes, a Ferrari or even a Red Bull. However both Vettel and Hamilton stayed out on track on intermediates. On Firstpost Pole Position, Formula 1 bloggers Kunal Shah and ...

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Denver among worst cities for dog attacks on letter carriers

It's likely that the number has risen because of the prevalence of 24-hour online shopping, with packages being delivered seven days a week rather than just Monday to Friday. Place your dog in a separ...

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Airlines often oversell flights, end up bumping passengers

Airlines often oversell flights, end up bumping passengers

Witnesses say passengers had already boarded on Sunday evening at O'Hare International Airport when United asked for volunteers to take another flight the next day to make room for four United staff m...

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Tesla Sets Quarterly Record, Delivers 25000 EVs So Far In 2017

Despite the record deliveries, analysts project the electric auto maker will report losses when the first-quarter earnings are released next month. The results of the first quarter are interesting...

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Lewis Hamilton dominates to win Chinese Grand Prix from Sebastian Vettel's Ferrari

But while the 19-year-old's chance will surely come to challenge for the biggest prize in motor racing, it looks likely as though it will have to wait for at least another year. "And Ferrari are at th...

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Elliott applies US activist investor tactics to BHP offensive

Elliott also said it held rights with its affiliates to acquire up to 0.4% of the issued shares in Sydney-listed BHP Billiton, worth about $372m. "Despite the first-class quality of most of BHP's ...

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Wells claws back $75 million from top execs in sales scandal

Wells claws back $75 million from top execs in sales scandal

These amounts include a total of approximately $60 million in previously forfeited unvested equity awards ($41 million from Stumpf and $19 million from Tolstedt) and additional clawbacks from Tolste...

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U.S. carrier strike group visiting S'pore diverted to Korean peninsula

U.S. carrier strike group visiting S'pore diverted to Korean peninsula

North Korea's nuclear capabilities have moved to the top of the US's foreign policy agenda, amid concerns that Kim Jong- Un is developing nuclear technology that could enable missiles to hit the US. O...

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Hundreds stranded as Delta cancellations reach 4th day

Delta is also offering to waive change fees for those who rebook their plans. "The operation continues to stabilize ... as things normalize", said Michael Thomas, a spokesman for the No. 'When Delta...

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Cops drag United Airlines passenger off overbooked plane

Cops drag United Airlines passenger off overbooked plane

When no one took the offer, the amount was upped to $800. The majority of those would have been informed before they boarded the flight, said Charles Leocha, the founder of passenger advocacy grou...

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Wells Fargo claws back $75 million from top execs in sales scandal

Wells Fargo claws back $75 million from top execs in sales scandal

Wells Fargo's board of directors is blaming the bank's top management for creating an "aggressive sales culture" at Wells that eventually led to the bank's scandal over millions of unauthorized accou...

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BHP Billiton Notes Elliott Proposal

Demerging and listing the US business separately on the New York Stock Exchange would unlock the value of the assets and allow the business to be properly capitalized, Elliott said. ".[I] ts intrinsic...

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UK FM Johnson cancels visit to Russian Federation over developments in Syria

Johnson said the situation in Syria has changed "fundamentally" following the chemical attack and the U.S. response. Russia intends to discuss worldwide counter-terrorism with U.S. Those eleme...

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Wells Fargo claws back $75M more from Stumpf, Tolstedt

Wells Fargo claws back $75M more from Stumpf, Tolstedt

All told, Wells Fargo senior executives are returning $ 180 million in pay . Yet it took a dozen years - and a national firestorm coupled with Congressional hearings - for Wells Fargo to finally...

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Executions in China said to outpace world despite decline

Executions in China said to outpace world despite decline

Amnesty said that China remained the world's top executioner but said that secrecy around the death penalty made it hard to confirm the figures. "In respect to death penalty it is leading in the w...

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Australia-India sign 6 MoUs, including co-operation in terrorism and organised crime

But, Australian Businesses operating in PNG are struggling to pay for bills overseas, because of the lack of foreign currency. Referring to Smith's haul of 499 runs in the four-match series, Modi sa...

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US scuppers G7 bid to find joint stance on energy and climate

US scuppers G7 bid to find joint stance on energy and climate

Nations attending the Group of 7 (G7) conference in Italy were unable to put out a joint statement on climate change this week because of the Trump administration's foot-dragging on environmental poli...

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US aircraft carrier-led strike group headed toward Korean Peninsula

The two sides agreed to a 100-day plan to tackle their trade disputes by aiming to boost United States exports and reducing China's trade surplus with Washington , according to Commerce Secretary W...

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PM to raise human rights issues in Saudi talks amid Yemen concerns

The meeting, which was the first the prime minister held after touching down in Riyadh on Tuesday, is a sign of the political importance No 10 places on securing LSE's hosting of the worldwide compone...

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