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The man removed from the United Airlines flight has released a statement

Dao remains hospitalized following the incident. Munoz described the situation with Dao as a "system failure". United said the passenger was removed because the flight was overbooked. "We can't do that", Munoz said. He even appeared on Good Morning America on Wednesday morning to continue his apology tour. They care about their customers. Read More »

N. Korean official: United States more vicious, aggressive under Trump

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North Korea's vice foreign minister on Friday blamed President Donald Trump for escalating tensions on the Korean Peninsula through his tweets and expansion of military exercises, saying the US was becoming "more vicious and more aggressive" under his leadership than it had been under President Barack Obama. Read More »

Turkey slams into windshield again in Indiana this spring

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The turkey did not survive. Danville police say they'd like to offer tips to drivers on avoiding similar crashes, but admit "we've got nothing". It seems like turkeys are just dive-bombing out of the skies these days. This time it happened in Danville, IN , west of Indianapolis. The vehicle was being driven by a family who was visiting the University of Notre Dame following their teenage son's acceptance. Read More »

Russian Federation says Assad's removal benefits extremists

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Trump said Tillerson had completed a successful meeting with Putin, where "things went pretty well". "It'd be a fantastic thing if we got along with Putin and if we got along with Russia", Trump said. This occurs as tensions between the two countries continued to escalate over the American military strike in Syria, Russian Spokesman Dmitry Peskov confirmed. Read More »

MPs to oppose no confidence motion against Zuma

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Pressure has been mounting against Zuma since his major cabinet reshuffle, which included the dismissal of highly respected Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan . Zuma's decision to sack Gordhan and Jonas has been cited as one of the reasons why ratings agency S&P chose to downgrade SA to sub-investment grade or junk status. Read More »

Officer in viral Fort Collins arrest video placed on leave

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While Surat's lawyer admits she was "highly agitated" and "irritated" before she was thrown to the ground, both he and her family say she did not deserve to be treated so violently. Surat's parents Michael and Kathy, who appeared along with Surat during the interview, said the video was too hard to watch. Surat's mother described how she felt after hearing that her daughter had been involved in an altercation that night. Read More »

New Cold War? US and Russian Federation tensions spiking

Tillerson doubled down on these conclusions, saying "this is just the latest of the use of chemical weapons by the Assad regime, and notwithstanding their use on more than 50 occasions of chlorine bombs and cluster bombs and other types of weapons that are meant to maim and kill in the most horrific ways". Read More »

Throwback Thursday: Hillary Clinton looks gorgeous in this old picture

While the vastly experienced Clinton won the popular vote, she lost the electoral college to the businessman who had never previously held public office, upending the world and the United States political establishment. That vote never happened after a preliminary agreement was struck to remove chemical weapons from Syria. Clinton also reflected on the way that she has been attacked from the right, saying that after serving as secretary of state and seeking office again, she was a target. Read More »

Death toll climbs in clashes at Palestinian camp in Lebanon

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AIN EL-HILWEH, Lebanon Palestinian leaders said on Tuesday they would break up an armed Islamist group involved in clashes with security forces inside the volatile Ain el-Hilweh refugee camp in southern Lebanon. "UNRWA... is working to restore its services in the camp as quickly as possible", said its local affairs director Claudio Cordone, adding that UNRWA would resume its activities on Friday morning. Read More »

Melker Karlsson: Melker Karlsson nets OT victor in Game 1

It was a half-breakaway. The Oilers had already killed two penalties when Drake Caggiula got flagged for hooking with 14 seconds left in the first period. "The only word that comes to mind about the San Jose Sharks the last two months is hibernation", said former Shark Bret Hedican on NBC Sports after the game. Read More »

Rahmat Akilov confesses to Stockholm attack

Akilov's court-appointed defense lawyer, Johan Eriksson , said the defendant "admits to having committed the terrorist crime " and did not oppose his continued detention. A number of people were also injured, including two who are in a critical condition. Security services have said Akilov expressed sympathies with extremist organisations, including Islamic State, but said he had not been viewed as a militant threat. Read More »

Leicester City interested in Middlesbrough defender Ben Gibson

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The 24-year-old has impressed for the Teessiders this season, playing every one of the club's Premier League game so far and contributing to a defence that has shipped just 37 goals. Gibson's stock has risen considerably this season despite Boro's notable struggles to avoid relegation. Middlesbrough will demand around £30 million for the defender, who is the nephew of club chairman Steve Gibson. Read More »

Bashar al-Assad: Chemical Attack Is '100 Percent' Fabrication

He suggested that photographs showing children who had died in the attack, which provoked revulsion around the world, were staged. The entire incident was "fabricated" and "unconvincing", he claimed. He claimed details of the attack were made up in order to give the USA an excuse to bomb a Syrian airbase in retaliation. The Syrian government s suspected chemical weapons attack on civilians last week amounts to a "war crime", the US State Department said Thursday. Read More »

Postpone MCD polls by 1-2 months: Kejriwal to Delhi SEC

Kejriwal said the party lost the Rajouri Garden bypoll as people were unhappy over MLA Jarnail Singh leaving the seat to contest Punjab polls but stressed this result would not impact the MCD elections. The BJP-SAD joint candidate Manjinder Singh Sirsa bagged 40,602 votes, over 50 per cent of the total votes polled. We tried convincing them, but with the results we are realising that people were not convinced and remained upset. Read More »

Chennai: FIRs against 3 AIADMK ministers for obstructing I-T raids

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An income tax official had filed a complaint against the three ministers with the Chennai police commissioner on Wednesday, following which police registered cases under Sections 183, 186 189 and 448 against food minister R Kamaraj, handlooms and textiles minister Udumalai Radhakrishnan and information and publicity minister Kadambur Raju. Read More »

FBI Obtained Secret Court Order to Monitor Trump Adviser

Page had engaged with ... what he thought was a Russian diplomat [who] turned out to be an intelligence officer for Russia", Entous says. Page told Politico he was being investigated partly because of a speech he gave in Russian Federation last July in which he criticized USA energy policy. Read More »

NKorean official: US, Trump are 'making trouble'

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North Korea is likely to mark Kim Il Sung's birthday on Saturday with a full military parade, according to NK News journalists now in Pyongyang. The possibility that the North would use nuclear weapons against its rivals South Korea, Japan and the United States can not be ruled out. Read More »

'Mother of all bombs' killed 36 Islamic State militants in Afghanistan

A security official stands guard near the site where the USA dropped a GBU-43 Massive Ordnance Air Blast (MOAB) on an Islamic State (IS) militant cave complex in Achin district, Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, April 14. "They were Arabs, Pakistanis, Chinese and local insurgents coming to buy from shops in the bazaar", said resident Raz Mohammad. The GPS-guided GBU-43 was initially developed in 2003 to be used in Iraq war if conditions escalated, however, the administration never used it in ... Read More »

US warned of retaliation after missile attack on Syria

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Once the threat from ISIL has been reduced or eliminated, "I think we can turn our attention directly to stabilising the situation in Syria", Tillerson said in excerpts from an interview on CBS's Face the Nation . And other members are keen to establish clarity over the U.S.'s position on Assad's regime, ahead of a visit to Russian Federation by U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Tuesday. Read More »

The US dropped the 'mother of all bombs' ... and Arabs have comments

Afghan Defense Ministry officials said they first got to know of the bomb attack through media reports. Presidential spokesman Shah Hussain Murtazawi told the BBC that IS commander Siddiq Yar was among those killed. It is a huge weapon and is GPS-guided. The arsenal was dropped after fighting intensified over the past week and US-backed ground forces struggled to advance on the area. Read More »

Vimy Ridge centennial commemorated in Surrey's Veterans Square

In the campaign, 47 Okanagan soldiers were killed while another 151 were injured. The battle brought together the four divisions of Canada's military for the first time to take the seven kilometre-long ridge in Arras, France. This victory forged the birth of a national Canadian identity". Commemorating the battle of Vimy Ridge is of particular importance to the B.C. Dragoons. Read More »