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American Airlines Takes Express Lane to Apology After Passenger Confrontation

American Airlines Takes Express Lane to Apology After Passenger Confrontation

Morgan says when she complained about the woman's treatment, the flight attendant pointed his finger in her face and yelled, "You stay out of it". The carrier had no comment on Demetrio representing the woman. Fierro took the opportunity and slammed the staff, saying, "Hey, bud, you do that to me and I'll knock you flat". Fierro had gotten up and approached the front of the plane where the attendant, young mother, and other crew members were gathered. Read More

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Australian economy to boom as unemployment drops, International Monetary Fund

They show economic growth of 3.1 per cent in 2017 followed by 3 per cent in 2018. The IMF's latest forecast for Romania's economic growth is more pessimistic than the government's expectations. Output in the euro zone is forecast to grow by 1.7 per cent this year and 1.6 per cent in 2018. In the medium term, however, demographic headwinds and weak trend productivity are likely to restrain growth, it added. Read More

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Widespread power outage in San Francisco

Consolidated Edison Inc. said it's working with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to fix underground equipment "as expeditiously as possible". Large office buildings in the city's Financial District, not far from the fabled Ferry Building, began emptying out not long after the outage hit around 9 a.m. Read More

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Prime Minister Modi seeks states' support for growth

Prime Minister Modi seeks states' support for growth

The Niti Aayog's document titled "India 2031-32: Vision, Strategy and Action Plan" says "new India awaits two wheeler or auto, air conditioner and white goods for almost all". "These were the suggestions made by the prime minister". Stating that poor infrastructure in the country is hampering economic development, the Prime Minister said more expenditure on basic infrastructure such as roads, ports, power and rail would help to speed up growth. Read More

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Mumbai Indians win toss, opt to field against Rising Pune Supergiant

Mumbai Indians win toss, opt to field against Rising Pune Supergiant

In fact, in a situation where Mumbai Indians needed 24 runs off 12 balls, Ben Stokes bowled a brilliant 19 over, giving away just 7 runs - no boundaries. Rahane, not in the best of form going into the game, and Tripathi got the visitors off to an impressive start. First, Unadkat missed a direct hit and then Ajinkya Rahane failed to grab a hard catch near the deep midwicket boundary off Imran Tahir's bowling . Read More

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High-skills visa applications drop ahead of Trump move to limit program

High-skills visa applications drop ahead of Trump move to limit program

None responded to requests for comment. Besides which, a "Buy American" decree would make delivering government services more expensive, leaving US taxpayers on the hook for the added cost. "It's encouraging to know that our elected officials at the highest levels of government recognize the importance of American manufacturing and American workers and have chosen Snap-on to highlight this vital focus", he said. Read More

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Trump tax push raises questions about scope of his 'reform'

Trump tax push raises questions about scope of his 'reform'

No one - maybe including his staff, apparently - knows for sure what the details of the president's forthcoming tax plan will be, but such confusion and lack of coordination is hardly rare in Trump's White House. "Tax reform is way too complicated", he said. House Republican leaders, meanwhile, have been focusing on a 20 percent "border adjustment" tax on imports, which proponents say would help end an unfair system that discourages manufacturers from making their products in the U.S. Read More

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PPG Industries ups bid for Akzo Nobel to $28.8B

PPG Industries ups bid for Akzo Nobel to $28.8B

It is the third time that the Pittsburgh-based company has tabled an offer for Akzo, maker of Dulux paint, and comes one day before the Dutch giant's annual meeting. PPG, anticipating an objection from Akzo, said it would be willing to pay a "significant" breakup fee to the Dutch company if antitrust regulators block the transaction. Read More

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As budget deadline looms, Trump pushes border wall funding

As budget deadline looms, Trump pushes border wall funding

Senate? With the Democrats and Republicans preparing for budget negotiations this week, President Donald Trump has expressed confidence that Mexico will " eventually " pay for the border wall. But Democrats are warning that the White House, which stayed out of the fray during much of these talks, is ratcheting up demands, insisting on including border wall money in exchange for continuing to pay insurance companies subsidies to bolster the Obamacare marketplace, which they say is a nonstarter. Read More

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Benteke returns to haunt old team

Benteke returns to haunt old team

It makes no sense to leave him alone. But with both chasing clubs facing away derbies this week Can admits Manchester City, now one place below Liverpool in fourth, and second-placed Tottenham could do them huge favours. "I thought we were, from start to finish, tactically exceptional", he said. "We will fight for the Champions League spot". "Only if we let it slip". Read More

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Watch An Actual 'Flying Car' Take Off In This New Video

Watch An Actual 'Flying Car' Take Off In This New Video

Kitty Hawk claims the flying cars will be easy to pilot. It has been promised that the final version of the product will be available for purchase by budding solo flying enthusiasts by the end of the year. The Kitty Hawk Flyer doesn't need a runway for take-off or landing. You can catch a peek at Kitty Hawk's futuristic single-rider Flyer in action in the video below. Read More

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Pence On North Korea: 'Era Of Strategic Patience Is Over'

Han reiterated North Korea's position that it would react with a "nuclear pre-emptive strike by our own style and method" should the US plan a military attack on the country. "I don't think it's responsible for anybody to say what we'll do and what we won't do at this point", he said. Pence delivered President Trump's strong resolve to closely cooperate with South Korea, Japan and China to seek a peaceful solution to the North's nuclear issue. Read More

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German soccer bomb suspect wanted to drive down share price

He apparently bought 15,000 options the day of the bombing that would have allowed him to sell at a predetermined higher price even if the shares' value plummeted. Put options were the device used to profit from terrorism in "Casino Royale". The suspect stayed at team's hotel on the day of the attack on April 11 and reserved a room where he could clearly survey the area, prosecutors added. Read More

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Power Mostly Restored After Major Outage Leaves San Francisco in the Dark

Power Mostly Restored After Major Outage Leaves San Francisco in the Dark

A fire truck at top left and other traffic try to make their way around a pair of idled cablecars on California Street after a large power outage Friday, April 21, 2017, in San Francisco . The outage was such a big deal that Mayor Ed Lee had to hold a press conference to discuss the situation. Spokesman Barry Anderson said the outage was a "case where the equipment failed before we could get to it". Read More

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IMF says Trump corporate tax cuts could lead to financial risk-taking

The report cited China's "policy preference for maintaining relatively high GDP growth", but warned of the consequences of unbalanced growth in the medium term. Christine Lagarde, the IMF's managing director, warned last week that the "sword of protectionism" threatened world economic expansion. Commodity prices have firmed since early 2016, but at low levels and many commodity exporters remain challenged. Read More

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Pilot ejects from jet on US aircraft carrier headed to Korea

Pilot ejects from jet on US aircraft carrier headed to Korea

There was controversy after top USA officials misleadingly said last week that the USS Carl Vinson was heading to the Korean Peninsula to deter North Korea, with Trump saying he sent an "armada". Japan's show of naval force reflects growing concern that North Korea could strike it with nuclear or chemical warheads. Tensions have spiked as Kim continues his nuclear quest to develop an ICBM capable to striking the mainland US. Read More

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Sessions praises NYPD after 'soft on crime' controversy

Not surprisingly, our state's Trump-challenging politicians are none to pleased with the warning letter from the Department of Justice. She declined to say what the city would tell the government. In total, almost $27 billion in federal grants and direct payments poured into America's 106 sanctuary cities in fiscal 2016, according to an analysis by the nonprofit OpenTheBooks.com. Read More

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International Monetary Fund raises Hungary GDP growth, inflation forecasts for 2017, 2018

The global economy is expected to grow 3.5 percent this year, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said Tuesday in its World Economic Outlook report . Inflation , however, is entering a positive course, reaching 1.5% in 2017 and 1.4% in 2018. Moreover, that's up from 3.1 percent previous year. It held the United States growth forecast steady at 2.3 per cent, which still represents a substantial jump from 1.6 per cent growth in 2016, partly due to expectations that President Donald ... Read More

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United Airlines can't say if video has hit sales

Oscar Munoz, United's CEO has repeatedly apologized for the incident and assured customers that law enforcement removing passengers from United planes for reasons other than safety or security would "never happen again". Then he noted that the board of United Continental Holdings Inc. has supported him. Analysts said United has about 20 percent of total US-China traffic and a partnership with China's third-largest airline, Air China. Read More

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Global finance leaders grapple with globalization fears

Global finance leaders grapple with globalization fears

She added that there was a need to reduce government subsidies for industry and other trade distortions that limited competition, but said "protectionist measures" needed to be avoided. "It is especially important to enhance the multilateral system of open and free trade and investment, jointly resist protectionism, and accelerate the liberalization of global trade and investment", he said in his IMFC speech. Read More

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British PM May refuses to rule out personal tax hikes after election

British PM May refuses to rule out personal tax hikes after election

The Brexit coordinator also took issue with the timing of the election, calling it a "powergrab" created to "take advantage of a Labour party in seeming disarray to secure another five years of power before the reality of Brexit bites". "The absolutely central question at this general election is less who is the prime minister on June 9, and more what is the nature of the mandate, and in particular - because otherwise frankly this is a steamroller election - is it possible that we can return ... Read More

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Pence says US will honor refugee deal with Australia

Pence, who is in Australia as part of a 10-day Asia-Pacific tour. The US agreed to accept up to 1,250 asylum seekers now being held by Australia in processing camps on the islands of Papua New Guinea and Nauru. Trump and Turnbull repeatedly referred to the nations' long history of military cooperation. Australia is one of Washington's staunchest allies and has sent troops to fight alongside the U.S. Read More

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