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Japan says it is maintaining high levels of surveillance and taking "every possible measure" to respond to any contingency on the Korean Peninsula, where North Korea is warning of war and more nuclear tests. The North Korean nuclear threat has been growing since the reclusive regime first tested a nuclear weapon in 2006. "This is Pyongyang's best choice", it said.
  • Delta's thousands of cancellations may have dented its reputation for reliability

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    Travelers whose flights are canceled can get a refund. In a note to passengers Saturday, Delta explained that heavy spring break travel meant there were very limited options for rebooking flights. About 60 percent of Delta's 1,250 aircraft fly through Atlanta each day, West said in an statement earlier this week. Delta Chief Operating Officer Gil West apologized to frustrated customers Thursday, saying the midweek storms had been "unprecedented" and hard to forecast.
  • Turkish referendum poll shows 'Yes' vote at 51 per cent

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    That aftermath may well see reforms get delayed, especially as early elections remain a distinct possibility whichever side wins - meaning the government would be focused again on a campaign, rather than policy. "We are saying that it does not suit 80 million to be governed by one man's thinking". He believes he should do more. Drafting a question is possibly the single most important power a government has over the outcome of a referendum.
  • Chinese foreign minister: No winners if Korea war breaks out

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    Washington has warned that its policy of " strategic patience " is over. The US Vice President, Mike Pence, is due to fly to South Korea on Sunday, in such a show of support for its regional ally. North Korea said Wednesday it would "hit the USA first" with nuclear artillery if it became aware of an imminent strike. He says another nuclear test would invite tougher measures from Beijing , possibly including new restrictions on Chinese companies' investments in North Korea and cuts in ...
  • United Airlines to refund tickets to all passengers aboard notorious flight

    United Airlines to refund tickets to all passengers aboard notorious flight

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    Senior Republicans and Democrats on the Senate Transportation Committee demanded answers from United Airlines CEO and the Chicago Department of Aviation about the removal of the passenger in the video. He and other members of the city council were scheduled to grill United and the Chicago Aviation Department on Thursday about why a Kentucky physician was yanked out of his seat after he refused to get off the full jetliner at O'Hare Airport.
  • Passenger dragged on United suffered concussion, broken nose, lawyer says

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    Munoz said he felt "ashamed" of the incident which was video-recorded and went viral. Chicago Aviation Commissioner Ginger Evans will also speak. It looks like the bloodletting at United Airlines has only just begun with revelations Wednesday afternoon that David Dao , the Kentucky doctor at the center of the maelstrom that has seen the airliner widely condemned, filing court papers in preliminary legal action.
  • Reasons Why: Netflix makes a bid for YA fans

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    Audiences can see what those differences are by streaming 13 Reasons Why , which is now available on Netflix and has gotten people talking since its debut. "For millennials and Generation Z, what they see in media is cannon", she says. Based on a best-selling 2007 book, this isn't a glossy story of a misunderstood teenager who gets her happy ending.
  • Scorpion stings United Airlines passenger

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    A scorpion stung a United Airlines passenger flying from Houston to Calgary, Canada, a couple said. United had selected Dao and three other passengers at random for removal from the plane after unsuccessfully offering $800 in travel vouchers and a hotel stay to customers willing to give up their seats.
  • India, Bangladesh ink 22 agreements

    India, Bangladesh ink 22 agreements

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    India and Bangladesh share a almost 4,100-kilometer (2,545-mile) border. Hasina said the two countries will jointly produce a documentary on the "1971 War of Liberation of Bangladesh", a move that is likely to irk Pakistan. Mr Modi stressed significance of connectivity and lauds restoration of bus and train links between Kolkata-Khulna, and Radhikapur-Birol. Prime Minister Narendra Modi with his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina at Sommanona Ceremony to salute Indian Soldiers who ...
  • Trump boasted about Syria strike over cake with Chinese president

    Trump boasted about Syria strike over cake with Chinese president

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    Trump said he then explained the situation to President Xi, as he did not want the foreign leader to hear about the launch from someone else. Trump then told XI he had just gotten a message "from the generals that the ships are locked and loaded, what do you do?" "If you don't do that, you can't put any of the savings into the tax cuts and the tax reform", Mr.