Author: 0 Lawyer: United will save evidence in dragged passenger case

Mechelle said that they were booted from the flight because United made an unexpected change of aircraft and used a smaller airplane that could not accommodate all the passengers. The industry says deliberate overbooking helps keep airfares low, while the ability to bump passengers helps airlines manage scheduling problems while keeping as many passengers happy as possible.

Finance Trump's mixed messages on Obamacare subsidies could prompt insurers to flee
Author: 0 Trump's mixed messages on Obamacare subsidies could prompt insurers to flee

If Mr Trump drops the appeal and cuts the payments, it would cause health insurers to hike premiums or leave the Obamacare market altogether. The Trump administrations proposed rule aimed at stabilizing the health laws insurance marketplace could have rapid, dramatic effects on people who do not get insurance through work and buy it on the Affordable Care Acts exchanges.

Author: 0 Elon Musk: Tesla will unveil a semi-truck in September

But wait, there's more Tesla fans - when another Twitter user asked Musk about a convertible model directly, he said that the next generation Roadster would be a convertible. Among the most hotly anticipated products announced by Tesla is the Model 3, a mid-range battery electric EV which many believe could corner, as well as expand this market.

Finance United finally apologises, vows review of airline's practices
Author: 0 United finally apologises, vows review of airline's practices

Some US lawmakers called for new rules that could make it more hard for airlines to overbook flights as a tool for increasing revenue. Sometimes it happens because the airline needs room for employees who are commuting to work on another flight — that's what happened Sunday on United Express.

Finance United Airlines CEO: We won't let police drag people off planes anymore
Author: 0 United Airlines CEO: We won't let police drag people off planes anymore

Alderman Mike Zalewski said he did not know who will represent the airline before the city council's Aviation Committee. "With United , the customer is always last", Christie said. Dao, his family, the passengers on that flight, our customers, our employees". "A passenger was forcefully removed from the plane because he refused to give up his seat.

Author: 0 United Airlines makes policy change regarding passengers getting bumped from flights

Delta Air Lines is making a significant change to its overbooking policy, now allowing gate agents and crew members the flexibility to offer up to an astonishing $9,950 to passengers who voluntarily agree to be rebooked. The department's roughly 300 officers guard the city's two main airports but are not part of the regular Chicago police force, receive less training and can not carry guns inside the terminals.

Finance Violence erupts in another Berkeley park protest
Author: 0 Violence erupts in another Berkeley park protest

The Latest on pro and anti-Trump rallies turned violent in Berkeley, California. A reported 21 people were arrested at the Berkeley protest, and 11 more suffered injuries during the frightening brawl pitting what San Francisco's KRON TV News described as "hundreds" of protesters on both the anti-Trump and pro-Trump sides.

Finance Jimmy Fallon Returns to His 'SNL' Roots for Jared Kushner Parody
Author: 0 Jimmy Fallon Returns to His 'SNL' Roots for Jared Kushner Parody

Pence replies, "Sir, I love when you joke so casually about North Korea". Fortunately, Vice President Mike Pence was there to remind him that most of those important events - like ordering military strike against Syria and meeting Chinese President Xi Jinping - took place in presidents' winter White House Mar-a-Lago.

Author: 0 In Iraq, Trump's son-in-law Kushner goes to base 10 miles from Mosul

It's unclear why Kushner is along for the ride, though; why was the president's son-in-law picked for this important trip? Such visits from high-ranking officials are typically kept secret out of security concerns. Kushner is the latest Trump associate swept into the probe into contacts with Russian Federation. Now that more of Trump's appointees have taken posts at the State Department, Kushner has deferred more to them, he said, adding that he still "brings a key perspective to this".

Author: 0 Trump administration says no US trading partners manipulate currency

During his presidential campaign, Trump had repeatedly pledged to brand China a currency manipulator soon after taking office. "Expanding trade in a way that is freer and fairer for all Americans requires that other economies avoid unfair currency practices, and we will continue to monitor this carefully", he said in statement.

Author: 0 North Korea Missile Launch Fails A Day After Military Parade

The North has warned of a nuclear strike against the United States if provoked. On April 5, Pyongyang fired off what was thought to be a KN-15 medium-range ballistic missile from the Sinpo area. That test also failed, as there was "no evidence the missile reached flight", a U.S. official told CNN. The apparent theft comes as North Korea looks for ways boost its hard currency amid an onslaught of sanctions levied against leader Kim Jong Un's regime, according to Radio Free Asia.

Finance Nintendo Switch: The Fastest Selling Console For Nintendo
Author: 0 Nintendo Switch: The Fastest Selling Console For Nintendo

Nintendo of America noted that while Nintendo Switch sales were off to a record-breaking start, shipments have not been able to keep up with the high demand that surrounds the console. There's an even bigger disruption on Wednesday, April 19, when the Switch, Wii U and 3DS will all be taken offline for maintenance. In the first month, the Switch has nearly outsold the Xbox One and is close to the PS4.

Finance Trump praises China for abstaining from vote on Syria
Author: 0 Trump praises China for abstaining from vote on Syria

According to Trump , Xi then said: "Anybody who uses gases to do that to young children and babies, it's ok". The influential Chinese state-run Global Times also said in an editorial North Korea should halt any plans for nuclear and missile activities "for its own security".

Author: 0 ITV PLC reiterated as Buy By Liberum Capital

A number of equities analysts recently commented on AUTO shares. Over the last twelve months ITV PLC's share price has increased from 0.00 to 214.5, changing by 0%. The Company is involved in traditional over the counter betting on football, horse and greyhound racing, as well as, other sports and by machines. Investors of record on Thursday, March 30th will be issued a dividend of GBX 1.35 ($0.02) per share.

Author: 0 Is Bill O'Reilly's reign over at Fox News?

More interestingly, O'Reilly's future seems to be in the hands in the Murdoch family - and James Murdoch (largely seen as the most sane politically ) is gunning for O'Reilly's complete removal. O'Reilly said the complaints have no merit. NY magazine's Gabriel Sherman, who wrote a book about former Fox News chief Roger Ailes , reported on Tuesday that 21st Century Fox CEO James Murdoch wants O'Reilly to step down for good.

Author: 0 Scorpion stings man on United Airlines flight

Delta's raise looks like a direct response to the recent United controversy. Last week, one family received almost £9,000 in compensation from Delta , after they volunteered to delay their flights. The compensation tops out at four times a flier's one-way ticket cost - up to a maximum of $1,350 - for those whose arrive at their final destination more than two hours late (four hours internationally) because of being bumped involuntarily.

Author: 0 Despite Tesla's Stock Trading At All-Time Highs, Many Investors Are Concerned

Although little is known about the semi truck, you can expect it to feature an all-electric powertrain and Musk has said the team "has done an fantastic job", so there's likely some next-generation technology heading its way. Musk teased some other announcements on Twitter. Over the last month Tesla sales have grown by 35 percent as investors put their money on Musk .

Author: 0 BC NDP promises to freeze BC Hydro rates

The fact that the NDP announced their tolling plan just minutes after the Liberals announced theirs has led some to believe the promise was a reactionary measure. But TransLinks' Mayors Council on Regional Transportation are asking both the Liberals and NDP for some clarification. Clark delivered her party's platform at Mobify, a Vancouver-based software company.

Finance Saudi-UK talks focus on security, trade
Author: 0 Saudi-UK talks focus on security, trade

May is visiting the oil-rich kingdom as she seeks to secure investment and trade after Britain officially started a two-year countdown to leave the European Union. Additionally, some 21 million Yemenis, roughly 82 percent of the population, are in urgent need of humanitarian assistance. However, she has come under pressure from politician to tackle Saudi Arabia on its human rights record and alleged infringements of global law in its military intervention in Yemen, in which it is accused of ...

Author: 0 NYC mayor to 'Charging Bull' artist: 'Fearless Girl is staying put'

Di Modica, however, says that the statue now placed opposite his is nothing but an advertisement. "The message is for freedom in the world, peace, strength, power and love . A day before International Women's Day , " Fearless Girl " first appeared on the Wall Street traffic island, meant to symbolize the lack of women on the boards of USA corporations.

Finance He survived a jump off the Golden Gate Bridge. Now he builds safety nets for others
Author: 0 He survived a jump off the Golden Gate Bridge. Now he builds safety nets for others

A 2014 federal highway and transit bill allowed taxpayer money to be used for life-saving barriers and nets on bridges. It's made from stainless stell and will span 1.7 miles on each side of the bridge. The report references a 1978 Sieden study at the Golden Gate Bridge, which showed that 90 percent of those stopped from jumping did not later die by suicide or other violent means.

Author: 0 Delta To Offer Close To $10k For Overbooked Flights

The Associated Press reported Friday that an internal memo from Delta shows gate agents can now offer up to $2,000 in compensation, up from an $800 limit, while supervisors can dish out a maximum of $9,950 (up from $1,350). To say that United Airlines has had a bad week would be an understatement. The situation could have been avoided if the airline, which offered $800 travel vouchers and a hotel stay for passengers to rebook on another flight, had simply upped their offer, Demetrio said.

Finance United pledges to review policies on removal of passengers
Author: 0 United pledges to review policies on removal of passengers

The airline's longtime advertising slogan is company's slogan is "Fly the Friendly Skies". Munoz said United would be examining the way it compensates customers who volunteer to give up seats on overbooked planes, adding that it would likely not demand that seated passengers surrender their places.

Finance Airlines pushing back on talk of banning overbooking flights
Author: 0 Airlines pushing back on talk of banning overbooking flights

Dao was forcibly removed from his seat and dragged off the plane after refusing to get up. At least one of the security officers has been placed on leave, according to authorities. As anyone on social media (all of us) would know, United Airlines have been under a lot of fire recently due to not only the #LeggingsGate controversy (seriously, wtf?) but the shocking viral video of a passenger being dragged off an overbooked flight by airline security.

Author: 0 Suspect kicked by officer speaks out

Late Friday afternoon, the Gwinnett County Solicitor's office confirmed that both of Hollins' cases - from 2016 and 2017 - have been dismissed by the county because of the involvement of Sgt. "I ordered Hollins out of the vehicle". The department fired Bongiovanni shortly after reviewing the second footage that showed him punching Hollins.

Author: 0 Delta Will Give Passengers Up To $10000 To Leave An Overbooked Flight

Last Sunday, gate agents handling United Flight 3411 from Chicago to Louisville were notified at the last minute that four crew members needed to travel on board the flight. When David Dao , 69, refused to give up his seat, he was forcibly removed by three police officers, igniting backlash on social media. United Continental CEO Oscar Munoz's initial attempts to apologize were roundly criticized.

Author: 0 Sheriffs say Wisconsin fugitive had guns nearby

Joseph Jakubowski , who was considered "armed and risky", allegedly stole 18 firearms from a gun store near Janesville, Wisconsin, on April 4 and had been on the run ever since. Spoden said the suspect had written a 161-page long anti-government manifesto, which he had mailed to the White House. According to an affidavit by an Federal Bureau of Investigation agent filed in support of the criminal complaint, the security camera at the gun shop captured images of a white male inside the ...

Author: 0 Trump visits his golf course in West Palm

According to CNN , "Trump's jaunt to Mar-a-Lago, his seventh since taking office in January, coincides with a closely watched anniversary in North Korea, where analysts have said the rogue regime may be preparing for a sixth nuclear test". Palm Beach has about 1.4 million residents. Based on arrival and departure times listed in White House pool reports of Trump's travels, the president had spent about 358¾ hours in Florida before his current trip.

Author: 0 Larger Businesses Must Now Publish Gender Pay Gap Figures

New regulations that will require private sector employers to publish annual data on their gender pay gap have come into force . So, when is Equal Pay Day for minority women? Companies will also be encouraged to publish "action plans" showing how they will attempt to close any gaps.

Finance Easter egg hunt back on after fugitive's arrest
Author: 0 Easter egg hunt back on after fugitive's arrest

Janesville Police Chief David Moore said Jakubowski cited concerns about President Donald Trump in his manifesto but that he didn't make any specific threats. MILWAUKEE (AP) - Fearing a mass shooting, authorities chased almost 800 leads in search of a Wisconsin man they believed had a cache of stolen firearms and had written of his desire to commit violent acts against the government.

Finance Trump defends Syria strike on Twitter
Author: 0 Trump defends Syria strike on Twitter

He said Britain called on Russian Federation to do everything possible to bring about a "political settlement in Syria". Moscow has sought to deflect blame from its long-time ally Assad over the incident and says Syrian jets struck a rebel arms depot where "toxic substances" were being put inside bombs.

Author: 0 North Korea launches missile despite U.S. tensions

With concerns that North Korea is getting closer to successfully producing a nuclear arsenal, Saturday's parade was an opportunity for Kim to broadcast North Korea's current military capabilities. In an editorial, China's Global Times newspaper said North Korea likely felt the shockwaves from the 11-ton "mother of all bombs" that the United States dropped in Afghanistan on Thursday.

Author: 0 Dotdigital Group plc's (DOTD) Corporate Rating Reaffirmed at N+1 Singer

Liberum Capital reissued a "buy" rating and issued a GBX 530 ($6.62) price objective on shares of Auto Trader Group PLC in a research note on Friday, January 27th. Peel Hunt reissued a "buy" rating and issued a GBX 445 ($5.55) price objective on shares of Auto Trader Group PLC in a research note on Thursday, January 5th.

Author: 0 Selfie time: Modi rides the Delhi metro with Australian PM Turnbull

As per IANS report, one MoU was signed on cooperation in fighting worldwide terrorism and organised crime. At a joint press event with Turnbull, Modi said they reviewed the entire gamut of ties and took many "forward looking" decisions including one on earlyholding of the next round of talks on comprehensive economic cooperation agreement.

Author: 0 Life in Ocean of Saturn's Moon, Enceladus?

The latest findings suggest that Enceladus - a small, icy moon a billion miles farther from the sun than Earth - has almost all of these ingredients for habitability. According to a report from Phys Org , scientists from the Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) discovered hydrogen erupting from the surface of Enceladus.

Author: 0 Taking a Look at the Data Behind Fastenal Company

These holdings make up 71.66% of the company's outstanding shares. Archford Capital Strategies LLC raised its position in Fastenal Company by 0.3% in the fourth quarter. Several equities research analysts have recently commented on the stock. Credit Suisse Group AG upped their price target on shares of Fastenal Company from $41.00 to $49.00 and gave the company a "neutral" rating in a research report on Thursday, January 19th.

Author: 0 Apple approved to test Self-Driving cars in California

The publication reports that the company's permit covers three 2015 Lexus RX450h SUVs and 6 drivers who will be behind the wheel. Though Apple has yet to officially announce that they are working on self-driving cars, having them on the official list of companies confirms that they are, indeed, quietly working their way to the autonomous automobile industry.

Author: 0 Apple receives permit to test autonomous cars in California

The country's largest automaker by sales is testing more than 50 autonomous Chevrolet Bolt electric vehicles on public roads in San Francisco, the Detroit metropolitan area and Scottsdale, Arizona. Most major auto manufacturers and many technology groups are now developing autonomous vehicles , considered to be the future of the automobile, along with electric power, with first production models promised for around 2020.

Author: 0 Lawyer: Dragged United passenger will need reconstructive surgery

This incident was yet another symptom of the often toxic nature of air travel and its dehumanizing effects, but there appears to be a silver lining for frequent fliers. The physician refused to de-board the plane when he was randomly selected to get bumped. When a flight is overbooked, airlines must first try to get passengers to volunteer to take a later flight.

Author: 0 Local protesters demand President Trump's Tax returns

Saturday. Timing their march to coincide with the deadline to file tax returns to the U.S. Treasury, march organizers said they do care. Thirteen people were reportedly arrested when Trump protesters clashed with supporters in Berkley, Calif.