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Author: 0 Passengers get into fistfight aboard Southwest flight

A fistfight broke out between two men. Burbank police identified the suspect as Chaze Mickalo Cable, 37, of Lancaster. The other passenger, whose name was not released, suffered a contusion and swelling of left eye, a small cut on left side of his nose, and a chipped tooth.

Finance China's first giant passenger jet is slated for maiden test flight
Author: 0 China's first giant passenger jet is slated for maiden test flight

Comac said it has already received orders for 570 planes from around 23 customers, mostly Chinese carriers, including the country's main China Eastern Airlines. The twin-engine ARJ-21, flew its passengers in June 2016, eight years after its first test flight. Although COMA's ARJ21 small passenger plane entered domestic service in 2016, the company did not enter the broad worldwide aircraft market.

Finance Multi-billion-dollar arms deal with Saudi Arabia
Author: 0 Multi-billion-dollar arms deal with Saudi Arabia

Trump will conclude his foreign trip with a visit to Brussels for a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit on May 25, followed by a meeting of the G7 in Sicily. Although Abbas spoke several times about wanting a two-state solution, the USA president did not mention the two-state idea specifically. When asked if he preferred a one-state or a two-state solution, Trump said , " I'm happy with the one they like the best ", referring to both Israelis and the Palestinians.

Finance Global 'WannaCry' ransomware cyberattack seeks cash for data
Author: 0 Global 'WannaCry' ransomware cyberattack seeks cash for data

Britain's home secretary said one in five of 248 National Health Service groups had been hit. Tom Robinson, co-founder of Elliptic, a company that identifies illicit activity involving bitcoin and provides services to most major law enforcement agencies in the US and the United Kingdom, said that at least three bitcoin addresses have been identified as being associated with the malware used in Friday's worldwide attack, reports the Guardian .

Finance Ricketts: Nebraska will benefit from exporting beef to China
Author: 0 Ricketts: Nebraska will benefit from exporting beef to China

The countries also agreed to open up US exports of liquefied natural gas to China . The Chinese middle class represents more consumers than the entire US population, Baucus says, and they are hungry for beef . Similarly, Washington has agreed to advance a new rule that would allow China to export cooked poultry to the United States. The agreement also stipulates that China will issue bond underwriting and settlement licenses to two qualified U.S.

Finance AG Sessions tells prosecutors to seek 'most serious' charges
Author: 0 AG Sessions tells prosecutors to seek 'most serious' charges

Prosecutors will be expected to recommend a sentence within federal guidelines when before a federal judge. But getting an exception from his charge-the-maximum policy will require supervisor authorization and a written explanation. When asked if it would have a visible impact on their cases, she said, "no". The reversal restores prosecutors' tools to go after drug traffickers and gangs, said Lawrence Leiser, head of the National Association of Assistant U.S.

Author: 0 OPEC cuts questioned as crude oil prices tumble

Benchmark Brent also fell 3 percent to below $47 per barrel, its lowest since Nov 30, which was the date the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) triggered a rally when it said it would cut production in the first half of 2017.

Finance Trump on Comey's firing: There's 'no right time to do it'
Author: 0 Trump on Comey's firing: There's 'no right time to do it'

First of all, you have a level of hostility that is incredible and it's very unfair. Although Mr. Trump admitted the Democrats' reaction to Comey's firing could be boiled down to "look, it's politics", he said the Democrats said "we get some political points, we'll go against Trump".

Finance IPad Pro 10.5-inch could be launched in June following case leak
Author: 0 IPad Pro 10.5-inch could be launched in June following case leak

According to Ming-Chi Kuo (via MacRumors), is is highly likely the Cupertino technology giant will announce the new iPad Pro this year given the timing of ramp up in production at the end of this quarter. Touch Bar: The device is expected to be a premium one, which begs a possibility that Apple would endow it with high-end features from its device range.

Finance Spicer: Trump Will Decide on Paris Agreement After Summit
Author: 0 Spicer: Trump Will Decide on Paris Agreement After Summit

White House press secretary Sean Spicer told reporters of the new timeline Tuesday. Advisers had been under pressure to deliver a final recommendation to Mr Trump ahead of the May 26-27 G7 meeting. Mr Trump advisers had been scheduled to meet at the White House to try to reach a final decision, but a White House official said the meeting was postponed due to scheduling conflicts.

Finance Hamilton secures third pole of season in Spain
Author: 0 Hamilton secures third pole of season in Spain

I think it's the third longest run or something down into Turn One here so, of course, it's going to be important to get a good start. With the championship finely poised, pole is crucial at the Circuit de Catalunya, with passing exceptionally hard at the circuit and likely to be more so in this season's cars.

Finance Oracle Corporation (ORCL) Going Through Hard Times This Year
Author: 0 Oracle Corporation (ORCL) Going Through Hard Times This Year

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Finance People share why they're celebrating Cinco de Mayo
Author: 0 People share why they're celebrating Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo is held on the anniversary of the Mexican army's victory over French forces at the Battle of Puebla in 1862. They include displaying of banners and events highlighting Mexican culture, music and regional dancing, as well as school districts holding special events to educate students about its historical significance.

Finance Trump suggests he might drop daily press briefings
Author: 0 Trump suggests he might drop daily press briefings

Trump's threat to scrap pressers came amid a surge in speculation following Trump's surprise dismissal of former FBI Director James Comey . Comey was overseeing two important investigations that shaped Trump's a year ago victory against Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton.

Author: 0 Southwest Airlines Passenger Arrested After Fistfight on Plane

The video shows two men brawling in the plane seats while a woman and a man try to break up the fight from the aisle. At least one camera was rolling when a fight broke out on a Southwest flight on Sunday. However, Krause wants to direct some of that attention onto the flight attendant, who he is calling the hero of the hour. Michael Krause, the passenger who filmed the fight on his phone, says he did not intervene due to his broken hand.

Finance Airline relocates LAX operations
Author: 0 Airline relocates LAX operations

The airlines in new locations as of Saturday are Allegiant and Frontier, which have both moved from Terminal 3 to Terminal 5; Boutique Air, which has moved from Terminal 3 to Terminal 6; Sun Country, which has moved from Terminal 2 to Terminal 5; and Virgin America, which has moved from Terminal 3 to Terminal 6.

Author: 0 Sanders Says 'Trump Is Right' About Australia's Health Care

Australia's healthcare system has been put at the heart of a tense U.S. debate, the same day it moved further away from universal coverage. It would be anathema to US Republicans. "We need, as a nation, to reexamine the single-player plan". There was an evident contrast in styles. So it was amusing, but not altogether shocking, to watch Trump finish up a day where he celebrated the passage of a major healthcare reform bill by praising a healthcare system that is nearly exactly the opposite ...

Author: 0 Snapchat Stock Tanks. Shaves $1 Billion From Evan Spiegel's Net Worth

And although Snapchat had a 36 per cent jump in daily active users on a year over year basis, it added just eight million new users (five per cent), from last quarter. According to Snap CEO Evan Spiegel, connectivity issues, as well as low bandwidth in developing markets, are holding back uptake in many worldwide markets.

Author: 0 1 in 5 voters approve of House Republicans' revised health care plan

The bad news - only 21% of the public give the thumbs up to the American Health Care Act, up four points from the putrid 17% approval that the plan got almost two months ago. The reviews are in the GOP healthcare bill that passed the House last week. Under that idea, a state could decide which ObamaCare regulations it wanted to keep or get rid of, potentially including essential health benefits as well as other provisions like community rating, which prevents insurers from charging premiums ...

Finance Oil Tumbles To 5-Month Low
Author: 0 Oil Tumbles To 5-Month Low

Oil prices have gained support but stockpiles are still high and production from non-participating countries such as the United States has been rising, keeping crude below the $60 level that OPEC kingpin Saudi Arabia would like to see. West Texas crude lost 4.9% to $45.48. Meanwhile, Iran says it will go along with the OPEC consensus when the cartel meets later this month to decide if the deal will be extended beyond June.

Author: 0 HFC Member Says House Obamacare Repeal Bill Only 'Tweaks' Obamacare

But many support individual provisions of the House bill. The DSCC labels Upton as an "architect" of the GOP health care bill, which the AARP and other groups say jeopardizes coverage for pre-existing conditions in states that would seek a waiver from coverage protections.

Author: 0 Did Celtics lose a second before final shot? Sure looks like it.

On Friday night, the Celtics appeared to pull the same stunt prior to Game 6 of their best-of-7 playoff series against the Wizards. But Wizards guard Brad Beal followed up with a 26-foot three-pointer to cut the lead to two, and John Wall then made two clutch free-throws to tie the score at 87-87 with 41 seconds left.

Author: 0 SK envoys to hold talks in China

The antimissile system is one of the thorniest diplomatic issues the new South Korean leader faces. A liberal former human-rights lawyer, Mr Moon was sworn in a day earlier and said in his first speech as president that he would immediately address security tensions that have raised fears of war on the Korean peninsula.

Author: 0 North Korea willing to meet with US if conditions right: diplomat

It dropped into the sea between the eastern coast of North Korea and the western coast of Japan. North Korea needs tests to flawless its missile program, but it also is thought to stage its launches after the elections of new US and South Korean presidents in an attempt to gauge a new administration's reaction.

Finance Explainer: What you should know about President Trump's tax reform plan
Author: 0 Explainer: What you should know about President Trump's tax reform plan

Although most corporations don't pay the highest rate on their "book income", Kauffman said, the proposed cut would save taxes on what amounts to their effective rate. Many details, however, remained missing from the initial proposal. Though specifics are still unclear, Kentucky's most profitable companies would get a tax break under the plan.

Finance At least 74 countries affected in 'biggest ever' cyber attack
Author: 0 At least 74 countries affected in 'biggest ever' cyber attack

A 22-year-old cybersecurity analyst accidentally shut down vast numbers of attacks by the devastating WannaCry ransomware by buying a domain name hidden in the program for about £8.29. This attack, known as " WannaCry " or "WannaCrypt", spreads by itself between computers and does not require human interaction. Michael Gazeley, managing director of cybersecurity firm Network Box, told CNN that the danger is far from over and that a company's security patch on Saturday might not still ...

Finance Donald Trump announces trip to Saudi Arabia, Israel, Vatican this month
Author: 0 Donald Trump announces trip to Saudi Arabia, Israel, Vatican this month

In Israel, Trump will meet with President Reuven Rivlin and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to discuss Iran, ISIS, and the Israeli-Palestinian peace process. There is also a clear interest among top aides in the White House to counter the view Trump has cultivated overseas. Pope Francis holds his weekly general audience on Wednesday mornings, and senior Vatican sources said the meeting with the president will be squeezed in before.

Author: 0 U.S. told by rest of G7: don't go it alone

He said they understand that "we don't want to be protectionist, but we reserve our right to be protectionist to the extent we believe trade is not free and fair". Bank of France Governor Francois Villeroy de Galhau said there was a "light breeze" of optimism within the G7 about the recovering global economy after years of sluggish growth following the financial crisis that began almost a decade ago.

Author: 0 U.S and China sign trade agreement

The deal comes after trade talks took place in April between President Trump and President Xi. The United States and China announced agreements on trade yesterday in beef , poultry, natural gas and financial services. Chinese officials lavishly praised their USA counterparts, saying the agreement resulted from "intimate" cooperation. North American Meat Institute (NAMI) chairman and Bob Evans Farms president and chief executive officer Mike Townsley responded to the news by saying, "The ...

Author: 0 Trump will put America first on climate: Tillerson

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson signed his name Thursday to a document that affirms the need for global action against climate change, adding further uncertainty to the direction of climate policy under the Trump administration. Protesters gathered in a city park nearby to denounce the presence of the former president of Exxon Mobil Corp. The White House says that the review of America's commitments to the Paris Climate agreement will be completed this month.

Author: 0 Wholesale prices jumped in April

Headline inflation rose by 0.2% per month and 2.2% per year. Sales less cars and petrol, meanwhile, increased by 0.3% versus the 0.4% of the previous year. The Commerce Department said retail sales rose 0.4% last month, after an upwardly revised 0.1% gain in March. Fed funds futures show traders see a 78.5 percent chance of a rate hike at the Fed's June 13-14 policy meeting.

Finance Cuomo declares emergency for communities affected by Lake Ontario flooding
Author: 0 Cuomo declares emergency for communities affected by Lake Ontario flooding

Governor Andrew Cuomo has declared a state of emergency in order to free up resources and help fix the communities hit by flooding along the Lake Ontario's southern shore. The team will rapidly review all emergency permit applications received. He expects residents to be dealing with flooding into "the foreseeable future", as it will takes quite a while for all that water to subside.

Finance Collapsed tunnel sealed at U.S. nuclear site after accident
Author: 0 Collapsed tunnel sealed at U.S. nuclear site after accident

Last year a new legal deadline required the Department of Energy to work toward assessing the waste disposal tunnels by September of this year. "But while we're doing that we have to keep our eye on the ball to have safety for our employees who work there and - if you have collapsing tunnels that could expose workers, this is a very dramatic concern that we have".

Author: 0 Europe and Japan raise doubts over U.S. trade policy at G7

The aim of the treaty is "helping countries collect what we believe is a fair share", Gurria told The Associated Press on Friday on the sidelines of a meeting of finance officials from the Group of Seven advanced economies. Officials arriving on Thursday for talks in the Southern Italian port of Bari - a crossroads of commerce for more than two millenia - downplayed any focus on their festering disagreement after two abortive Group of 20 discussions this year suggested the Trump ...

Finance OPEC heads for rollover, bigger oil cut unlikely: delegates
Author: 0 OPEC heads for rollover, bigger oil cut unlikely: delegates

Even though the cartels production fell by 1.6 million barrels per day from its peak in November and fell for the fourth consecutive month in April, the increase in USA shale production, inventories and rig count have single-handedly offset the efforts of the cartel to push crude prices.

Author: 0 Oil boosted by signs US crude glut is shrinking

The Opec deal reached in November helped lift prices but also breathed new life into USA producers, who have boosted drilling in shale regions and raised United States output to levels not seen since mid-2015. Stockpiles probably dropped by 2 MMbbl last week, according to a Bloomberg survey before EIA data Wednesday. Seven million barrels is roughly two days of oil imports into Japan, the world's fourth-biggest importer.

Author: 0 Oil rebounds above $50 on latest United States stockpile figures

For the week ending on May 3, crude oil inventories plunged 5.25 million barrels, missing analysts' expectations for a draw of 1.79 million barrels. Moreover, US shale production is now viable at $50 due to technological advancement from an earlier level of almost $70-$75, adding risk of growing supply pace from US as and when oil price crosses $50 mark, becoming key reason behind a big jump in US oil rigs in since May 2016.

Author: 0 Inflation up and Base Rate remains unchanged

Although the BoE said it might need to raise interest rates before the late 2019 date market pricing indicated, that was nine months later than its February forecasts showed. The pound slumped on the news, falling 0.4% against the U.S. dollar to below 1.28. Last year Britain's economy grew 1.8 per cent. The Bank added that financial market assumptions for just one rate rise to 0.5 per cent in 2020 would not be enough to rein in inflation.