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United Airlines doctor dragged off flight begins legal action

United Airlines doctor dragged off flight begins legal action

Asked what went wrong during the incident, Munoz said, "It was a system failure". On Monday night, Cummings said he got a call from a United representative who offered an apology and a full refund for her tickets. According to the Chicago Department of Aviation, one of the officers did not follow protocol and has been placed on leave while a review is underway. Read More

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Trump Removes Bannon from Security Council

It said he had also downgraded the role of his Homeland Security Adviser, Tom Bossert. Trump's national security adviser, Army General H.R. McMaster, was given the responsibility for setting the agenda for the council's meetings. The senior White House official was not authorized to discuss changes that have not been formally announced and spoke on condition of anonymity. "I am anxious about the National Security Council ", Sen. Read More

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Trump ally Manafort will register as foreign agent, spokesman says

The money could be considered a form of payment from Trump to Manafort at a time when the former Trump campaign chairman had said he was essentially an unpaid staffer who received no compensation for his work helping Trump get elected. Yet the former campaign chair's finances have come under scrutiny as US agents working in the treasury department's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network began combing over his offshore accounts in Cyprus early this year. Read More

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Orange Hosts Easter Egg Hunt for Children with Special Needs

All the participants will get an Easter treat after the hunt. Another event organizer, Melissa Tuttle, posted on the social networking site asking if there were any special needs egg hunts in the area. The egg can be likened to the tomb from which Christ arose, and finding an egg during an egg hunt can be related to the joy the women had when they reached the tomb and found Jesus was no longer there. Read More

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Ten companies pull ads from O'Reilly show

A Mercedes-Benz spokesman said Monday night that the company pulled ads from O'Reilly's show and reassigned them to other Fox News shows. Fox News is in a pickle this week as 15 major companies chose to pull their ads from the network's popular "O'Reilly Factor " show, after a series of sexual harassment claims against the host, Bill O'Reilly, were made. Read More

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Student killed in San Bernardino shooting endured great deal in short life

Student killed in San Bernardino shooting endured great deal in short life

Chief Burguan said at Tuesday's news conference that nobody at the school's front desk "was aware of marital discord", and that an employee in the school office recognized Anderson, 53. However, his Facebook page depicted their marriage as a happy one, with Anderson often professing his love for his wife. "Well he began to pick on my daughter and talk down to her and here they had dated for four years and after about three weeks my husband and I decided you need to get away from him". Read More

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Easter egg hunts around Missoula

Easter egg hunts around Missoula

Originally, the Bunny judged children to decide whether they deserved an Easter egg hunt or not. There will be four groups of children divided into ages 1 to 2 years old, 3 to 4 years old, 5 to 6 years old, and 7 years old and older. Registration fee is Currents regular admission plus $1 for the egg hunt. In addition, each child will receive a ticket for prize drawings along with a gift bag with candy and other items so no child leaves without something. Read More

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Mike Pence Lands in South Korea After North's Failed Missile Launch

An attempted missile launch by North Korea on Sunday failed, US and South Korean defense officials told CNN. North Korea's failed missile was sacked while Mr Pence was aboard his plane, Air Force Two, heading towards Seoul. North Korea launched a long-range rocket and conducted two nuclear tests a year ago, including its most powerful to date, and there have been a slew of shorter range missile firings. Read More

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9-Year-Old San Bernardino Shooting Survivor is on the Mend

Karen Elaine Smith , 53, was in her classroom for students with special needs when the shooter, later identified as her estranged husband, entered the room and aimed his gun at her. "He started crying hysterically I spent all night hugging him and telling him, 'Please don't ever leave my side, '" she said. "I am told she was estranged" said San Bernardino Police Chief, Jarrod Berguan. Read More

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Trump son-in-law Kushner withheld Russian Federation meetings on security form

In what was viewed as a sign of Mr Bannon's declining influence, he was removed from his seat on the National Security Council last week. Conservatives are an endangered species in your White House. Donald Trump's young presidency is set to face some major shake-ups. It hasn't been a good week for Steve Bannon. He's channelled the populist and nationalist sentiment that propelled Trump's campaign, and his placement on the National Security Council committee in January was criticised by some ... Read More

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Arkansas judge blocks state from using lethal drug

Arkansas judge blocks state from using lethal drug

Secondly, I have a duty as governor, a sworn duty, to faithfully execute the laws of our state. "Arkansas has not executed an inmate since 2005 due to both legal challenges and difficulty in maintaining a drug supply". Rutledge argued in her brief that Ward deliberately engaged in foot-dragging in order to improve his chances of gaining a postponement, such as filing his lawsuit March 29, a month after the governor scheduled the executions. Read More

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Thousands march in San Diego demanding Trump's tax returns

Anti and pro-Donald Trump supporters clash during competing demonstrations at Martin Luther King Jr. She rode a bus from New Jersey to New York City with her friend Geraldine Markowitz, 83, to take part in protests. And in NY, several thousand protesters assembled around Bryant Park in midtown Manhattan ahead of a march to the Trump International Hotel and Tower, where Trump lived before his election. Read More

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Alabama Governor's Impeachment Proceedings Are On Hold

According to a news release, the Alabama Supreme Court voted Saturday to issue an emergency stay of a temporary restraining order issued by a Montgomery County Circuit Court judge Friday. Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley's lawyers are in court in an attempt to block the release of a potentially embarrassing report related to a sex scandal and efforts to impeach him. Read More

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DeLaet, Donald share lead after 2 rounds at RBC Heritage

DeLaet, Donald share lead after 2 rounds at RBC Heritage

The former US PGA Championship victor twice made eagles on the front nine - from 14 feet on the second and a hole-out from the fairway on the fifth - and although there were three bogeys on his card they were offset by five birdies. England's Tyrrell Hatton remains in contention after a three-under 68 saw him move to eight under, five shots adrift of 2013 PGA championship victor Dufner. Read More

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Drug Maker Moves to Drop its own Lawsuit Blocking Executions

Drug Maker Moves to Drop its own Lawsuit Blocking Executions

District Judge Kristine Baker's order hours later, hoping to follow through with its planned executions, with the first scheduled for Monday. Arkansas plans to use 240 mEq immediately after the inmate is injected with vecuronium bromide. The Arkansas Parole Board had earlier voted to recommend that McGehee's death sentence be commuted to life without parole, and the judge ruled McGehee's April 27 execution date would not have given the board enough time, as required by law, to notify the ... Read More

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GOP Rep. Mike Coffman says Sean Spicer 'needs to go'

His briefings have been riddled with mistakes and misstatements, prompting concerns among White House correspondents and jokes from late night comics. That apology came after Spicer floundered in multiple follow-up statements that attempted to explain his original comments Tuesday, in which he sought to criticize Russia's support for Assad by comparing the Syrian regime's chemical attack on civilians last week to Hitler's actions during World War II. Read More

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United Airlines to refund fares to all Flight 3411 passengers

United Airlines to refund fares to all Flight 3411 passengers

A short time later, Dao was forcibly and brutally dragged off the airplane. Video of the incident has since gone viral. The head of United's parent company has scrambled to contain the damage to the carrier's reputation. A controversial video has swept the nation this past week showing 69-year-old passenger David Dao , who was aboard a United Airlines flight, being physically removed from his seat and dragged down the aisle against his will - all because the airline overbooked the flight. Read More

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Trump vs. Planned Parenthood: Showdown Over Funding

Trump vs. Planned Parenthood: Showdown Over Funding

President Trump signed into law a measure passed by Congress that would allow states to deny certain government funding for Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers. Filmmaker Michael Moore on Thursday blasted President Trump's treatment of Planned Parenthood after he signed a bill that could hurt the group's funding. Read More

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Gorsuch confirmation rolls Supreme Court to the right

Gorsuch confirmation rolls Supreme Court to the right

Republicans, possessing a 52-48 Senate majority, on Thursday overcame a ferocious Democratic effort to block a confirmation vote by resorting to a rule change known as the 'nuclear option'. However, Democrats filibustered Gorsuch's nomination, denying him the needed 60 votes. There are appeals pending on expanding gun rights to include carrying concealed firearms in public, state voting restrictions that critics say are aimed at reducing minority turnout, and allowing business owners to ... Read More

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Protesters Use April 15 To Demand Trump's Tax Returns

Later he claimed that voters don't care. Organizers said the protests - dubbed the Tax March - were scheduled in 150 cities, and stemmed from the women's march that took place the day after Trump's inauguration. "It's important because there's a lot of talk about his ties to foreign governments and we need to follow the money to those ties", Perry said. "He's the first presidential candidate to hesitate to release his taxes, and because of his many financial dealings in all these ... Read More

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Escape act: LeBron, Cavs edge Pacers 109-108 in Game 1

Cleveland Cavaliers' Kevin Love (0) is fouled by Indiana Pacers' Thaddeus Young (21) in the first half in Game 1 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, Saturday, April 15, 2017 , in Cleveland . He finished with 26.4 points, 8.6 rebounds and 8.7 assists per game. Coach Tyronn Lue said there is a noticeable transformation in James, trying to make his seventh Finals in a row, when the ball goes up in April. Read More

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Bannon's Influence Over Trump Might Be Fading

One prominent Bannon supporter, Roger Stone, also a political confidant to Trump, even went on air to complain that Kushner was planting stories against Bannon in the media. The New York Times first reported the omissions, including meetings with the Russian ambassador to the US and the head of a Russian bank owned by the Kremlin. Read More

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Protesters across United States demand Trump release tax returns

Organizers claimed more than 180 events were planned across 48 states in an effort to counter Trump's frequent assertions that nobody cares about his tax return. "I'm just a law professor who sent out a tweet", said Taub, who teaches at Vermont Law School. Their intent was to pressure Trump to release his tax documents and to help Trump opponents stake out their position ahead of the president's pending tax reform plan. Read More

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GRAPHIC: Officers fired after punching, kicking man during arrest

GRAPHIC: Officers fired after punching, kicking man during arrest

A Georgia police officer was sacked Thursday, less than 24 hours after authorities say he kicked a handcuffed man in the head. After he took Hollins to jail, Bongiovanni told a supervisor that McDonald had kicked the suspect in the head. The report also says that when Hollins tried to push Bongiovanni away, the officer used his stun gun on Hollins and then swept his feet from under him with his leg. Read More

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