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Delta to pay up to US$10000 to bumped customers

The new policy comes almost a week after a passenger, Dr. David Dao, was forcibly removed from an overbooked United flight from Chicago's O'Hare International Airport. United Airlines has reportedly been reviewing several of its policies after a video leaked six days ago of officers violently booting a passenger from one of its flights. Read More »

Exxon Mobil denied permission to resume Russian oil work

The deepening relationship was put on hold, however, after the United States, European Union and other Western countries imposed sanctions on Russian Federation in 2014 over its role in the crisis in Ukraine. A joint venture between Exxon and a Dutch company did millions in business with designated state sponsors of terrorism Iran, Syria in the mid-2000s under the future Secretary's leadership, according filings reported by USA Today in January. Read More »

Ovechkin returns to game after apparent left leg injury

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He left the ice with help from Nicklas Backstrom and Nate Schmidt and did not put weight on his left leg. Ovechkin gave Capitals fans quite the scare but he was apparently not badly hurt. Ovechkin drew a roar from the crowd as he stepped on to the ice after the first intermission and hit Jake Gardiner on his first shift back. If past performance is any indication of future results (and it's nearly certainly not, but just go with it), the Caps have to be feeling pretty good going into Game 5. Read More »

Who's Who In France's Wild Presidential Election

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A statement from ISIS claiming the attack and referring to the gunman as "the Belgian" has led to confusion over whether an accomplice may have been involved or is planning further attacks. Barack Obama spoke to Macron on Thursday about the "important upcoming presidential election in France", a spokesman for the former U.S. president said. Read More »

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn insists he could still win Britain's snap election

Polling site Electoral Calculus, which surveyed more than 10,000 people last month, predicts that the Conservatives will increase their seats in parliament from 330 to 381, and that Labour will drop from 229 seats to 182. Labour trails a long way behind Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives in opinion polls, and many within the party believe 67-year-old socialist Corbyn is too left-wing to connect with voters. Read More »

Wall St dips before French election

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Of the 95 companies in the S&P 500 that reported earnings, about 75% topped expectations, according to Thomson Reuters data. "We've had some strong earnings with more positive surprises than negative, but the overall market trend remains negative because of geopolitical concerns", said Peter Cardillo, chief market economist at First Standard Financial in NY. Read More »

United Employees Can No Longer Displace Boarded Passengers

The airline said that in future crew members would be allocated seats at least an hour before departure. His lawyers have filed an emergency request with an IL court to require the carrier to preserve video recordings and other evidence related to the incident. Read More »

How likely is it for airline passengers to get bumped?

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After insisting that he felt "shame" over seeing video of an elderly man getting bloodied up over a seat he paid for, Munoz vowed to stop using law enforcement officers to enforce the company's policies. It flies to more Chinese cities than any other USA carrier. Mideast carriers are having fun at United Airlines' expense. Geoff Fearns, president of Tri Pacific Capital Advisors, told the Los Angeles Times that he was asked to leave the flight but, like Dao, held his ground. Read More »

House Election-Georgia story

Democrats were hoping for a surprise win in Georgia, but they came up just short in Tuesday night's special election in a district held by Republicans for almost four decades. Ossoff ran his campaign as a referendum on the president - an action the Commander-in-Chief seemed to have noticed, as he tweeted seven times about the race on Tuesday including after the results had been reported. Read More »

OPEC figures show oil output cuts exceeded pledge in March

Crude surged on Wednesday, putting oil prices on track for their longest winning streak since August 2016 on reports Saudi Arabia will back extending output reductions. Crude oil futures were largely unchanged on Thursday, with the market torn between rising U.S. production and the output cuts being made by OPEC and other producers. Read More »

Stock Stepping Up to a Recent High: UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH)

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Mizuho maintained the shares of UNH in report on Wednesday, October 19 with "Buy" rating. The stock of UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, November 30 by Mizuho. It increased, as 37 investors sold UnitedHealth Group Inc shares while 473 reduced holdings. Finally, Putnam FL Investment Management Co. raised its position in shares of UnitedHealth Group by 1.3% in the third quarter. Read More »

Pence In South Korea, Visits DMZ And US Troops

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He says the Trump administration's plans to simplify the US tax code and cut the corporate tax rate will "benefit every business represented here today". On the campaign trail, Trump criticized the South Korea-US free trade agreement as a "job killer" especially for the US auto industry, and immediately already pulled out of the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership after taking office. Read More »

Trump Moves to Stabilize the Obamacare Exchanges

Chamber of Commerce was among eight influential trade groups, including America's Health Insurance Plans and the American Medical Association, that wrote the president a letter stressing that point, according to the Huffington Post. The administration also placed curbs on "special enrollment periods" that allow consumers to sign up or change coverage outside the normal enrollment period if they have a big change in their life like a move, divorce or the birth of a child. Read More »

Circuit breaker failure causes massive power outage in San Francisco

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The citywide power outage occurred around 9:19 a.m. The outage halted the city's iconic cable auto operations and stuck 20 elevators with people inside. Office workers spilled onto city streets in the heart of the business district, milling about as traffic snarled, since stoplights were not working. Read More »

AFLAC Incorporated (AFL) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Deutsche Bank AG

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Mosaic Family Wealth LLC now owns 1,766 shares of the financial services provider's stock worth $127,000 after buying an additional 520 shares during the last quarter. The correct version of this article can be accessed at [[permalink]]. AFLAC Incorporated (NYSE:AFL)'s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve month stands at 1.31, whereas its price to book ratio for most recent quarter sits at 1.47. Read More »

Ichiro leaves Seattle fans cheering with HR in last at bat

In the ninth inning of a 10-5 loss otherwise forgettable for the Marlins , Ichiro came up one final time and hit the first pitch he saw from Mariners reliever Evan Marshall over the wall in right center field for a solo home run. The last one was a ideal game by Philip Humber of the Chicago White Sox almost four year ago - a 4-0 loss on April 21, 2012, also at Safeco Field . Cruz, who was 0-for-3 and was hit by a pitch, had his seven-game hitting streak snapped. Read More »

Tory schools failure means children "crammed in like sardines", says Corbyn

And he told MPs: "We welcome the opportunity of a general election because it gives the British people the chance to vote for a Labour government that will put the interests of the majority first". We understand that, in the immediate run up to an election, signalling a willingness to work with other parties might be hard but we hope you'll agree that the times we are living in require leaders to be courageous and visionary, to actively build a more positive politics. Read More »

March 2017 NPD: Nintendo Switch sales surpass 906000 in the U.S.

Breath of the Wild is the fastest-selling Nintendo launch title ever and the fastest-selling Zelda title across its entire 30-year history. It will reportedly center on new details regarding the company's latest gaming console system, the Nintendo Switch, as well as other news regarding the Nintendo 3DS. Read More »