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Passenger Dragged Off United Airlines Plane Wins Settlement

Despite embarrassment and injuries, the attorney said Dao is proud of his role in influencing changes beneficial to the flying public. "In addition, United has taken full responsibility for what happened on Flight 3411, without attempting to blame others, including the City of Chicago ", he said in the statement. Read More »

Trump now open to renegotiating NAFTA, explains why on Twitter

Mr. Trump presented his mellowed position - earlier he had threatened to terminate the treaty - as a response to pleas from the leaders of the northern and southern neighbours of the U.S. The U.S. Congress has yet to authorize negotiations and there might be less than a year to get a deal before the Mexican election. "Trump has talked tougher than other presidents, but so far his actions are completely consistent with what they did", Prestowitz says. Read More »

Trump says NAFTA negotiations start now - but they can't

The Canadian government had taken solace from the fact that when Trudeau visited Washington in February, Trump said that when it came to Canada, NAFTA need only be "tweaked". Trump has repeatedly derided NAFTA as a "disaster" and claimed the deal resulted in millions of lost U.S. industrial jobs, mostly to Mexico. Trudeau says that the two agreed instead they could sit down and work on ways to make the deal better, a renegotiation process similar to what's been done in the past. Read More »

Arkansas executes killer in fourth lethal injection in eight days

Thornton/The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette via AP). In this Monday, April 24, 2017, photo, anti-death penalty supporter Randy Gardner, left, embraces Gina Grimm, daughter of inmate Jack Jones, outside the Varner Unit near Varner, Ark. Supreme Court reinstated the death penalty in 1976. An observer from the state attorney general's office said it was "snoring; deep, deep sleep". The state had hoped to inject eight convicted killers over 11 days and beat the clock on the expiration date of a key ... Read More »

NHL Playoffs 2017, Pittsburgh Penguins Vs. Washington Capitals Game 1


It's a shame that this year's edition of the Washington Capitals and Pittsburgh Penguins couldn't come in the Eastern Conference Finals, as the two teams are clearly the two most dominant teams in the conference. He scored twice in the first 1:04 of the second period, first against the Capitals' first line and then with the third line of Andre Burakovsky , Lars Eller and Tom Wilson on the ice. Read More »

Tillerson: China asked North Korea to stop nuclear tests

Admiral Harris said such threats by Jong-un showed the seriousness of the situation. He also said he believed North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is a rational actor. She said the USA wants "to test that hypothesis to the maximum extent we can" for a peaceful resolution. A top foreign policy adviser to South Korean presidential front runner Moon Jae-in told Reuters that Trump's suggestion would be an "impossible option" because the usa military operates the system. Read More »

Arkansas prepares for its fourth execution in eight days


In 2000, he was sentenced to death for Mr Boren's killing. Williams, 38, was "serving a life sentence for the 1998 murder of a college student when he escaped from prison and killed a local farmer, for which he was sentenced to death", member station KUAR's Chris Hickey tells our Newscast unit. Read More »

Limited Nintendo Switch Stock Available At Game Stop Right Now

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe includes all the exclusive to the downloadable content (DLC) for Mario Kart 8 on the Wii U is now in-game. Check out the overview trailer for the latest game that Nintendo will launch. The only negative we spotted was an occasional frame-drop or slow-down when there's a lot of stuff happening on the screen - this was only evident when we played Deluxe on a television, though, and wasn't evident in the lower-resolution handheld mode. Read More »

Short-Term Funding Bill May Avert Shutdown


At the same time, Trump unleashed a tweetstorm Thursday putting pressure on Democrats and blasting them for what he described as untenable demands on a range of issues from national parks to health benefits for coal miners. House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi warned that the objective of the stopgap measure was to tie up loose ends of a deal to provide around $1 trillion in money for the fiscal year ending September 30 and not for "kicking the can down the road to have this same ... Read More »

Flynn under defense investigation over foreign payment

Mr Flynn was specifically warned when he retired in 2014 that he had to get advance permission before accepting consulting fees, salaries, gifts or travel expenses from a foreign government. Michael Flynn's resignation from national security post has the potential to threaten careers all the way to the top. Flynn's contacts with Kislyak and other foreign nationals is being investigated by the House Intelligence Committee, which Chaffetz said would take the lead on examining whether those ... Read More »

Kejriwal Asks Councilors 'Not to Betray Party' During AAP Meeting

Tourism Minister Kapil Mishra, who has five wards in his constituency Karawal Nagar, saw only two of AAP candidates winning with the BJP bagging the rest three. The party - which fought and won the 2015 Assembly elections on bijli-paani promise coupled it with its main agenda of crusade against corruption - surprisingly failed to present any new narrative which may have caught voters imagination. Read More »

Eurozone inflation rises to target as economy improves

The comments on inflation kept a lid on the euro's value, which was trading 0.3 per cent lower at $1.0867, even though Draghi said that recent data showed "that downside risks have further diminished" for the economy. April marks the first month of the ECB's curtailed bond-buying, which had previously stood at up to €80 billion per month. US economic data showed new orders for key USA -made capital goods rose less than expected in March, but a second straight monthly increase in shipments ... Read More »

Arkansas executes 4th inmate in a week

The unprecedented schedule, set because a drug in the state's execution mix expires at the end of April, prompted criticism that Arkansas was acting recklessly. Lethal injection traditionally required a three-drug cocktail: The first (sodium thiopental or pentobarbital) put the prisoner to sleep; the second (pancuronium bromide) brought on paralysis; and the final agent (potassium chloride) stopped the heart. Read More »

Trump says United States will Negotiate a 'Fair' NAFTA Deal

The White House said Trump, who routinely described the trade deal as a "disaster" during his campaign, has "agreed not to terminate NAFTA at this time". He said that renegotiating would be "simpler". Moreover, in 2016 the US sold some $214 billion in goods to Mexico (which helps to create new jobs here). Read More »

UP school issues bizarre diktat: Yogi haircut


The students of Rishabh Academy Co-Educational English Medium School were not be allowed to enter the school due to their "inappropriate" hairstyle. Get a Yogi Adityanath haircut or stay at home was a directive given by a school in Uttar Pradesh. Read More »

Cramer: Here's one thing Trump's tax plan is not


Secretary, would you be willing to raise your right hand and look at the American people and say I, Steven Mnuchin, promise you that this will be revenue neutral and deficit neutral?" "There is no doubt that if you are a NY or California resident, your largest deduction, by a factor that could be as high as 10, is the state and local income tax", said tax expert Robert Willens, of New York-based Robert Willens LLC. Read More »

Definite Decline in Corruption; Karnataka Fares the Worst, Says Study


Some of the states surveyed included Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Jharkhand, Rajasthan, West Bengal and Punjab. On the other hand, Himachal Pradesh has been ranked as the least corrupt state in India. The survey, which was conducted by the CMS-India Corruption Study, said that more than 33% of households in Karnataka hold the belief that their government is not committed in reducing corruption. Read More »

French resilience against politics of fear: The making of Macron


Christian Estrosi, the town's deputy mayor and an ally of former President Nicolas Sarkozy, called on voters to back Macron in the runoff, echoing a similar appeal by Fillon in his concession speech on Sunday. Many voters can't stomach either candidate. The progression of Macron and Le Pen to the second round on April 23 sent the euro sharply higher and lifted French stocks. Read More »

NFL Draft 2017: Clemson's Deshaun Watson picked by Bill O'Brien, Texans

He didn't throw for a touchdown or an interception while racking up 461 yards through the air. You will be able to defend the choice easier than any of your previous first-round draft picks. The Saints finished off the first round by taking Wisconsin tackle Ryan Ramczyk. "They're going to regret it", Swinney predicted, matter-of-factly. The wisdom on drafting quarterbacks high in the draft still comes from Ernie Accorsi, the general manager of the Giants when he traded for Eli Manning ... Read More »

Larry Summers: Mnuchin squandering his credibility with Trump tax proposal

The Republican tax-cut plan is created to reduce the tax burden for the very rich, and, since this is a highly unpopular thing to do, Republicans are going to spend a lot of time lying about it. Witkoff said Trump's major goal was to drive a stronger economy, not enhance his own financial standing. But you can be sure every major company in the USA that has profits held overseas (ahem, Apple) will be calculating the possibilities. Read More »