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

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

Chief Executive Officer Oscar Munoz's initial response made the company a punch line on social media. On Monday night, Cummings said he got a call from a United representative who offered an apo...

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Officials identify 2 officers wounded in fatal shootout

Officials identify 2 officers wounded in fatal shootout

He has served with the HPD since 2010. Malphrus says Deputy Justin Smith was shot in the shoulder and hand. Hardeeville police Sgt. Kelvin Grant was wounded in the armpit and may need surgery, Malph...

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Maxim Integrated Products Inc. (MXIM) Rating Reiterated by Loop Capital

Maxim Integrated Products Inc. (MXIM) Rating Reiterated by Loop Capital

Maxim Integrated Products has a consensus rating of "Buy" and an average target price of $44.89. Maxim Integrated Products (NASDAQ:MXIM) opened at 44.11 on Friday. (NASDAQ:MXIM) closed the tradin...

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Trump blasts Canada on trade, calls its actions a 'disgrace'

Canada's policy change to manipulate internal prices to export more dairy ingredients globally is of great concern to other nations beyond just the United States. "Any increase of trade barriers betwe...

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US Defense Sec'y Mattis: Syria still has chemical weapons

US Defense Sec'y Mattis: Syria still has chemical weapons

On Thursday, the Russian army questioned the data gathered by the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, which suggested the victims of the attack were exposed to sarin gas or to a simi...

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Wells Fargo to claw back $75m from former executives after sales scandal

Wells Fargo to claw back $75m from former executives after sales scandal

Tolstedt led the retail banking division where the problems occurred, largely because she imposed crushing sales quotas that prompted employees to open thousands of bogus accounts for existing custom...

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Is this a new Donald Trump? Abrupt reversals may reflect experience

New language in the Treasury report citing a history of currency intervention in China, South Korea and Taiwan is in line with what experts say could be eventual changes to the criteria aimed at de...

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Fire crews rush to calls in San Francisco outage

Fire crews rush to calls in San Francisco outage

Station "due to a technical problem with PG&E". Trains streamed through the Montgomery Street station as the outage prevented them from stopping, Bay Area Rapid Transit said, while shopkeepers in th...

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UK lawmakers back May's call for June election

UK lawmakers back May's call for June election

With May seen winning a new five-year mandate and boosting her majority in parliament by perhaps 100 seats, the pound held close to six-and-a-half month highs on hopes she may be able to clinch a smoo...

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Next generation biometric card combines technology and fingerprint scans

Next generation biometric card combines technology and fingerprint scans

At least that's the goal of new technology from MasterCard, which uses finger- or thumbprints directly on the credit card itself to verify identity when making purchases. "It's not something that can ...

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China 'seriously concerned' about N Korea

The alarming movement on the side of North Korea prompted the US government, under the novice President Donald Trump, to also show force by sending troops near North Korea . On the northern bor...

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Marilyn Ross: Accept that North Korea now has nuclear weapons

Marilyn Ross: Accept that North Korea now has nuclear weapons

Speaking after North Korea's latest, and apparently failed, missile test, HR McMaster said: "I think there's an global consensus now, including the Chinese and the Chinese leadership, that this is a s...

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Drillers add oil rigs for 14th week in a row -Baker Hughes

Most wells produce both oil and gas. The rig count has more than doubled since hitting its recent low of just over 400 in May. South Texas' Eagle Ford Shale oil and natural gas play saw the largest ...

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Oil climbs after reports that Saudi Arabia wants output cuts extended

Citi's report said that Brent oil prices are set to rise over US$60 per barrel this year as long as OPEC countries agree with non-OPEC allies to honour their output cut. In its new monthly oil rep...

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Snap poll expected to strengthen Theresa May

The majority of 509 votes gives UK Prime Minister Theresa May her two-thirds majority, which is required to call an election under the Fixed Term Parliament Act . The European Union said despite the ...

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China OKs trademarks for Ivanka Trump's company

USA imports, nearly all from China, shot up an estimated 166 percent past year, according to Panjiva Inc., which tracks global imports to the United States. This policy shift has pitted Kushner and...

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Trump to Sign Measures to Review Financial Regulation

He said to Mnuchin, a former Goldman Sachs banker and hedge fund manager: "I think Hamilton is tough to beat, but maybe you can do that too". Frustrated by the slow pace of action in Congress on h...

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Senator proposes Passengers Bill of Rights in wake of United incident

Dr. David Dao, the 69-year-old Vietnamese-American doctor who was seen in video being dragged off a United flight a week ago, will likely sue the airline, his attorney said on Thursday. He described t...

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General election is on for June 8

Mrs May was backed by the House of Commons by a margin of 522 votes to 13, above the two-thirds majority needed and was supported by Labour and the Lib Dems. Ms May, who has described herself as "not ...

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Vijay Mallya Arrested By The Scotland Yard In London

Last month, setting in motion the process of extradition of Mallya, the British government had certified India's request and sent it to a district judge for further action. "I think the government and...

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Election 2017: how the main parties shape up ahead of snap vote

Election 2017: how the main parties shape up ahead of snap vote

Jeremy Corbyn is resisting Mrs May's efforts to make Britain's exit from the European Union the defining issue of the election, insisting the poll instead gives voters a chance to pass judgment on the...

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Customers to have discretion to pay service charge at restaurants

Customers to have discretion to pay service charge at restaurants

In January, the government had asked all the restaurants and hotels to put up notices stating "service charge is voluntary". Paswan said the guidelines, cleared by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's off...

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Ovechkin returns to game after apparent left leg injury

It can't be a comfortable thought for anyone heavily invested in the outcome of this first-round series. Playing the Maple Leafs brings out the best in Wilson, who grew up as a fan of the team. Naze...

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BP plugs leak at oil well in Alaska

There is no estimation of the volume of oil spilled or the amount of natural gas that is still coming from the wellhead. Based on aerial photographs, it appears that the crude spray plume has not le...

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A different take on the United Airlines debacle (Guest opinion)

On Tuesday, he was asked if the company ever considered firing anyone, including management. The Chicago-based United Airlines is reviewing policies with regard to handling oversold flights to preve...

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Netflix to Hit 100 Million Subscribers This Weekend

For example, its show House of Cards, which was debuted previous year in first quarter, was shifted to second quarter, which is the reason for their lower-than-expected subscriber growth . HBO takes...

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Surprise Build In Gasoline Inventories Shocks Oil Markets

U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures had risen 31 cents, or 0.61 percent, to $50.75 a barrel. Latest data from the Energy Information Administration showed US output rose to 9.25 m...

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Attack overshadows last campaign day in French election first round

Security has been tight in the country, coming just days before the first round of France's presidential election on Sunday. Mr Hollande held an emergency meeting with the prime minister on Thursd...

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VP Pence warns North Korea: 'The sword stands ready'

Pyongyang attempted to test fire a missile on Sunday, but that operation failed and the missile exploded nearly immediately after being launched. What kind of strike was that again? A fresh USA warn...

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Gorsuch confirmed; Senate approves Trump nominee, 54-45

Gorsuch confirmed; Senate approves Trump nominee, 54-45

Then McConnell raised a point of order, suggesting that Supreme Court nominees should not be subjected to a 60-vote threshold but instead a simple majority in the 100-member Senate. His administration...

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