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Finance United Airlines' Corporate Clients Are Pushing for Customer Service Fixes
Author: 0 United Airlines' Corporate Clients Are Pushing for Customer Service Fixes

United Airlines bigs will be on the hot seat at an upcoming House Transportation Committee hearing on commercial airline consumer issues after a passenger was dragged off an April 9 flight in Chicago to make room for crew members. And some United States politicians have called for a total ban on overselling flights. According to the couple, who said they were en route to get married, a federal marshal had escorted them from the plane before take-off from Houston, Texas, but United denied ...

Author: 0 Trump says Paris attack will influence France's election

We're being very effective in that regard. "We don't know whether or not they're able to do that, but I have absolute confidence that he will be trying very, very hard", Trump said, referring to Chinese President Xi Jinping. Trump favors bilateral trade deals and has used trade as a tool for pressuring countries to do more on national security matters. "It has already begun", Gentiloni said.

Finance Delta OKs $10000 Payments To Passengers On Overbooked Flights
Author: 0 Delta OKs $10000 Payments To Passengers On Overbooked Flights

United Airlines found itself on the defensive again after a passenger complained that a scorpion stung him during a flight from Texas, capping off a bruising week for the public image of the one of the world's largest carriers. Smartphone video of Dao, a doctor, resulted in a PR disaster for United after he refused to give up his seat on the plane at O'Hare worldwide airport in Chicago.

Finance Canada home resales, prices rise again in March: CREA
Author: 0 Canada home resales, prices rise again in March: CREA

The government should consider market-based solutions, such as portable housing benefits, which give cash to renters who need it (as opposed to waiting in line for scarce social housing). Strengthen the Residential Tenancies Act, including a standard lease with multilingual information, tightening provisions for "landlord's own use" evictions, and ensuring adequate tenant compensation if evicted.

Finance AT&T buys Henrico-based company for $1.6 billion
Author: 0 AT&T buys Henrico-based company for $1.6 billion

That total includes the liabilities and amounts that Straight Path must pay the FCC from a previous settlement. The firm is one of the largest owners of 28 GHz and 39 GHz millimeter wave spectrum. It is widely considered that the network will be an opportunity worth billions of dollars and that carriers do not have that many targets for acquisitions that could give them the spectrum needed in preparing for the 5G roll out.

Author: 0 Two More Officers In United Passenger Removal Placed On Leave

United says passengers on United Express Flight 3411 are getting compensation equal to the cost of their tickets. Dao's attorneys filed a petition with the Cook County Circuit Court Wednesday requesting to preserve all potential evidence from the flight, including surveillance video recordings showing passengers boarding the plane.

Author: 0 United Air passenger says scorpion bit him on flight from Texas

In addition to all of this, a spokesperson for the airline says that crew members traveling on a flight must be booked on that aircraft 60 minutes prior to departure. The airline made it clear that it will also no longer ask law enforcement to remove passengers that do not pose a security threat. Several passengers recorded the incident on their phones and posted videos on social media showing three Chicago Department of Aviation security officers dragging the man down the aisle by the ...

Author: 0 Donald Trump says he'll unveil 'massive' tax cut next week

President Donald Trump has promised a big announcement about tax reform in the week ahead and ordered an administration review of Obama-era tax rules written to discourage U.S. "We're looking for reforms that will pay for themselves with growth", Mnuchin said . "These regulations enshrine "too big to fail" and encourage risky behavior", said Trump.

Author: 0 Netflix is all set to hit a major milestone this weekend

Netflix is on the verge of surpassing 100 million subscribers worldwide, which will be the testimonial of how much the video streaming service has shaped the entertainment landscape since its introduction a decade ago. With almost 100 million users-which puts it significantly ahead of competitors like Amazon and Hulu-there are signs of saturation, particularly in the U.S.

Author: 0 Nintendo Sells Nearly A Million Switches In The United States

According to Forbes , "some analysts are pinning the total global sales between 2.5 and 3 million". Either way, it's an impressive first month of sales for Nintendo's new console; whether the long-time Japanese game console maker can sustain that momentum is another question altogether.

Author: 0 Arkansas executes Ledell Lee

Supreme Court. One of the drugs in the Arkansas mix, midazolam, had been used in flawed executions in Oklahoma and Arizona, where witnesses said the inmates appeared to twist in pain on death-chamber gurneys. Williams is obese and diabetic. Jones argues that his diabetes, high blood pressure and other conditions could cause him to suffer an "extended and painful death".

Finance Facebook Builds a VR Space, but Will Anyone Come?
Author: 0 Facebook Builds a VR Space, but Will Anyone Come?

Facebook launched the open beta of Facebook Spaces today. The concept is simple: First, you need an Oculus Rift headset and Oculus Touch controllers. The bottom line becomes, for Facebook and everyone else who wants skin in this game of VR, AR and probably where most of it will land, MR (Mixed Reality), how "real" does the experience have to be for the end user to gain mass adoption? And I can already hear many of you reading this and saying "How sad!" From the photos, Spaces ...

Finance Ontario to tax foreign buyers, expand rent control to cool housing market
Author: 0 Ontario to tax foreign buyers, expand rent control to cool housing market

Premier Kathleen Wynne announced today that a non-resident speculation tax will be imposed on buyers in the Greater Golden Horseshoe area who are not citizens, permanent residents or Canadian corporations. The Greater Toronto Area may be the focus of federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau's meeting with his provincial counterpart and Mayor John Tory on Tuesday, but a city more than 4,000 kilometres away could be top of mind, according to a leading financial expert.

Finance More Lake Michigan test results coming after chemical spill
Author: 0 More Lake Michigan test results coming after chemical spill

EPA , working with the National Park Service, has identified a number of locations for ongoing water and sediment sampling along the lakeshore, both east and west of Burns Waterway. A northern IN utility that stopped drawing water from Lake Michigan following a lakeside spill that contained a potentially carcinogenic chemical says testing has detected no sign of that chemical IN its water.

Finance Supergirl season 2 spoilers: Meet General Zod
Author: 0 Supergirl season 2 spoilers: Meet General Zod

Obviously, the show wants Supergirl to stand out as her own character, and they may not want to force her to spend too much time with Superman villains. Zod appeared earlier in the series, but was portrayed by Michael Rosenbaum when Zod's spirit took over Lex Luthor's body that became a vessel for him.

Finance T'gana govt's decision to increase Muslims' quote to create
Author: 0 T'gana govt's decision to increase Muslims' quote to create

He defended the state's hike in quota for Muslims and hit back at the BJP for opposing it. The party would launch a "massive agitation" against reservation for Muslims, Rao said. The state government would make efforts to realise the promise, though it required Centre's nod, as it was part of TRS' election manifesto, Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao had said earlier this week.

Author: 0 Netflix nears 100 million subscribers

Pachter added that Netflix clearly had a vision before those devices became commonplace. The company reiterated that it expects to burn $2 billion of cash in 2017 and stated "we anticipate negative FCF to accompany our rapid growth for many years".

Finance EPA to reduce workforce with buyouts, early retirement plan
Author: 0 EPA to reduce workforce with buyouts, early retirement plan

Pruitt, has reportedly faced criticism from receiving contributions from the fossil fuel industry and questioning climate change science. Barbara Bolling-Williams, state president of the IN branch of the NAACP, said she is cautiously optimistic following Pruitt's visit, but added that his visit comes with the threat of "a skinnier EPA budget, fewer regulations - and rumors Chicago's regional EPA office could be shut down looms IN the background".

Author: 0 United Airlines says it will testify at House hearing

The video of a passenger being forcibly removed from an overbooked flight has been watched by millions. During the incident with Dr. Dao, the airline boarded the flight-the last on that Sunday night to Louisville-but then asked for volunteers to exit and be rebooked when it needed four seats to re-position four crew members for assignment.

Finance Warriors, Rockets take 2-0 leads in National Basketball Association playoffs
Author: 0 Warriors, Rockets take 2-0 leads in National Basketball Association playoffs

The first half saw the Russell Westbrook that the Thunder wanted and the Westbrook the rest of the National Basketball Association feared - Westbrook had 22 points and 10 assists in the first 24 minutes and, more importantly, he opened things up and got his teammates going - Oklahoma City had 10 more points in the paint than Houston , it had 12 second chance points, and it had seven blocked shots - OKC owned the key.

Finance American flight attendant to angry passenger: 'Hit me'
Author: 0 American flight attendant to angry passenger: 'Hit me'

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". Fierro said the situation upset him. "We are often right in the middle of those conflicts because we are trying to manage them and deescalate them from becoming a bigger problem", said Sara Nelson, head of the nation's largest flight attendant union, which does not represent American Airlines.

Finance US Treasury decides China isn't playing with its currency
Author: 0 US Treasury decides China isn't playing with its currency

That "distortion in the global trading system. imposed significant and long-lasting hardship on American workers and companies". "One thing we noticed was the report touched on the previous history of (currency manipulation)". Baku, Fineko/abc.az. The U.S. Treasury Department sent to Congress a document, changing the attitude towards China as a currency manipulator, despite Trump's pre-election promises.

Author: 0 Trump set to sign 'buy American, hire American' order

Trump signed an executive order on enforcing and reviewing the H-1B visa, popular in the technology industry, on a visit to the headquarters of Snap-On Inc, a tool manufacturer in Kenosha, Wisconsin. The US president added that the visa program to bring in the best of the global workforce "should include only the most skilled and highest-paid applicants and should never ever be used to replace American workers".

Finance Rockwell Collins raises fiscal-year revenue forecast
Author: 0 Rockwell Collins raises fiscal-year revenue forecast

The firm now has $120.00 target price on the aerospace company's stock, up from their prior target price of $92.00. Rockwell Collins COL has 130,829,000 shares which are now outstanding with a price of 104.6 calculating Rockwell Collins COL's market capitalisation to 13.68B United States dollars.

Finance Texas House OKs Statewide Ride Hailing Rules, Defying Austin
Author: 0 Texas House OKs Statewide Ride Hailing Rules, Defying Austin

Currently, the City of Austin is responsible for oversight of TNCs in city limits. It's meant to regulate rideshare companies such as Uber and Lyft statewide. The R Street Institute welcomes today's vote by the Texas House of Representatives to approve H.B. "Before Rep. Paddie's bill, local ridesharing policy sometimes had disastrous results, as was the case in Austin", said Josiah Neeley, R Street's Southwest region director.

Finance Le Pen vows to tackle 'root of evil' in France
Author: 0 Le Pen vows to tackle 'root of evil' in France

CRIF denounced Le Pen's statements which come only two weeks before the first round of the presidential election. The CRIF umbrella grouping of French Jewish organizations and the Jewish students' union (UEJF) both blasted Le Pen for the comments, describing them as "revisionist".

Author: 0 Tom Brady won't attend White House SB celebration

The contrast in photos was quickly explained by the Patriots to the New York Times when they noted that the 2015 photo included support staff making it appear like a much larger contingent. "Here's what gripes me ― the scrutiny with which the visit to the White House has been handled by the press", James said. "The confetti hadn't hit the ground after the game before people asked the players if they'd be attending the White House ", he said.

Author: 0 HollyFrontier Corporation (HFC), J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (JBHT)

Operating income declined 59% to $4.5 million due to lower gross profit margin and higher costs. J B Hunt Transport Services presently has an average rating of "Buy" and a consensus target price of $96.00. J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. On a year-over-year basis, revenue per load plunged 16%. (NASDAQ:JBHT) are -0.43%; -2.01% for the month; -4.64% for the last quarter; 14.22% for the past six-months; and 1.97% for the last 12 months.

Author: 0 Truck attack suspect admits to terror crime

Johan Eriksson said outside the Stockholm District Court on Tuesday that Rakhmat Akilov "acknowledges the terrorist charge and agrees to be arrested". People left flowers on the steps at Sergels Torg on Sunday following the terror attack in central Stockholm. "I think it's very important to stay strong together against anything that wants to change our society, which is based on democracy", said one Swede who gave her name as Marianne.

Finance TD Ameritrade Holding Corp
Author: 0 TD Ameritrade Holding Corp

Therefore 38% are positive. Commenting on the recent pricing war emerging in the online brokerage space, Ameritrade said that "We expect the benefits from balance growth and higher interest rates to more than offset the financial impact of our lower commission price".

Finance Chicago Cubs vs. Los Angeles Dodgers
Author: 0 Chicago Cubs vs. Los Angeles Dodgers

Darvish (1-1) struck out 10 and limited the Halos to five singles and two walks, improving to 8-2 in his career against the Angels. One of the shirts made up by Maddon says "D-peat", meaning that if the Cubs are going to repeat as world champions, the defense will get it done.

Finance N+1 Singer Issues Price Target With 0.33% Upside On Senior PLC
Author: 0 N+1 Singer Issues Price Target With 0.33% Upside On Senior PLC

It has underperformed by 13.03% the S&P500. Egalet Corporation is a specialty pharmaceutical company. The Firm is engaged in the development and sale of herbal vaporizers. Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 sales for $16.89 million activity. Numis Securities Ltd upgraded St. James's Place plc to an add rating and set a GBX 1,200 ($15.10) price objective on the stock in a report on Friday, March 24th.

Finance Afghanistan says massive US bomb killed 36 militants
Author: 0 Afghanistan says massive US bomb killed 36 militants

A Ministry of Defence official said on Friday that the number of dead could rise as officials assessed the bomb site in Achin district. The bombing followed heavy fighting in recent weeks between the Afghan army and Isis extremists in Nangarhar province.

Finance US Defense Sec'y Mattis: Syria still has chemical weapons
Author: 0 US Defense Sec'y Mattis: Syria still has chemical weapons

US Secretary of Defense James Mattis on Friday said the Syrian regime had chemical weapons and recommended that it should not be used anymore. Speaking in Tel Aviv alongside Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman, Mattis said that while the nuclear deal with Iran remains "in force, ...

Author: 0 France says pressure needed to stop North Korea crossing next nuclear hurdle

USA officials say tougher sanctions could include an oil embargo, a global ban on North Korea's airline, intercepting cargo ships and punishing Chinese banks doing business with Pyongyang. During the talks with Pence, Abe said it is not easy to realize dialogue with North Korea, saying, "There are nearly no leaders in the world who have met with Workers' Party of Korea Chairman Kim Jong Un".

Author: 0 Charging Bull Artist Wants Removal of Fearless Girl Statue

According to NBC New York , Di Modica believes that "Fearless Girl" alters the creative dynamic of " Charging Bull ". The firm that commissioned the statue made no immediate comment but has a powerful ally in the form of the NY mayor. Siegel said his team was seeking unspecified monetary damages for Di Modica and was seeking for the city to move " Fearless Girl " to another location.

Author: 0 Ontario tries to temper rising Toronto home prices with new tax

But more important than the actual speculation tax is the fact that the provincial government will begin to collect citizenship information for every person buying a residential property in the Greater Golden Horseshoe. "We are looking at a vacant home tax and whether that could ensure real estate in Toronto is first and foremost as it should be, a place to live, and as an investment second", the mayor said at a joint press conference with Morneau and Sousa.

Finance Tamil Nadu farmers drink urine over delay in drought relief funds
Author: 0 Tamil Nadu farmers drink urine over delay in drought relief funds

Tamil Nadu farmers protesting at Delhi's Jantar Mantar on Saturday drank urine collected in bottles as part of an agitation aimed at pressurising the Centre to waive agricultural loans and provide drought. Ayyakkannu is leading the farmers' protest. The farmers have been demanding a Rs-40,000 crore drought relief package, farm loan waiver and setting up of the Cauvery Management Board by the Centre.

Author: 0 Trump targets visas program for highly skilled workers

Trump signed the "Buy America, Hire America" order on Tuesday night during a visit to a tool factory in the U.S. state of Wisconsin, reported CNN. According to the Department of Labor Larger tech companies Like Amazon, Apple, Alphabet and Microsoft also depend on the program. They say that takes work away from Americans and lowers wages.

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