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McMaster said on Sunday. According to the state-sanctioned North Korean news outlet KCNA, a foreign ministry spokesperson for the government of Kim Jong-un said, "Swaggering as a superpower, the U.S. According to a Friday report by NBC, the US National Security Council has suggested to Trump and his advisors that nuclear weapons could be returned to South Korea, or that an assassination could be staged to take the life of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.
  • Trump administration report labels no U.S. trading partners as currency manipulators

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    One of Trump's foremost campaign pledges was to punish China early in his presidency for depressing the value of its currency in order to boost exports and maintain a trade surplus with the U.S. Another apparent dividend from the summit was that China on Wednesday abstained on a U.N. Security Council vote condemning Syria's government for a chemical weapons attack last week.
  • Passenger dragged off United flight plans legal action

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    Two officers tried to reason with the man before a third came aboard and pointed at the man "basically saying, 'Sir, you have to get off the plane, '" said Tyler Bridges, a passenger whose wife, Audra D. United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz has apologized for the incident. The dragging has turned into a public-relations nightmare for the entire industry, not just United, and led to calls from politicians and consumer advocates to suspend or ban overbooking.
  • Power problem leaves train stuck in Hudson River tunnel

    Power problem leaves train stuck in Hudson River tunnel

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    NJ Transit Northeast Corridor train #3850 departed Trenton at 1:44 p.m., and was scheduled to arrive at Penn Station New York at 3:15 p.m. Riders were seeing delays of about two hours due to the disabled train. NJ Transit was already operating on a modified holiday schedule. Check the latest Amtrak updates here . Penn Station was packed with commuters when the incident unfolded.
  • United Air passenger says scorpion bit him on flight from Texas

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    The airplane had flown to Houston earlier in the day from Costa Rica, according to FlightAware, a flight-tracking platform. 'Something fell on my head so I grabbed it. Scorpion stings are painful but are usually harmless to humans. Though there's no word on where the scorpion came from (though it's assumed it was merely a stowaway), this surely won't be a trip Richard Bell soon forgets.
  • Tesla Inc (TSLA) Model 3 Final Unveil Will Take Place in July

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    It would make sense considering Tesla is rapidly pushing for autonomous driving and the potential impact of the technology on the trucking industry. On Thursday, Musk said in response to a Twitter question that the pickup truck would be unveiled "in 18 to 24 months" and that the new roadster in the works would be a convertible.
  • Next-generation aircraft carrier: builder's sea trials done

    Next-generation aircraft carrier: builder's sea trials done

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    It's not quite the Navy's boat yet, but she took a big step in that direction this past week during builder's sea trials during which testing was done on the ship's systems, components and compartments at sea for the first time. While undergoing trials, the Ford came to the aid of a sailor in distress on board another ship. "I'm ecstatic and could not be prouder of the ship's successful performance".
  • United says it won't use police with bumped passengers

    United says it won't use police with bumped passengers

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    Dao , his family, the passenger on the flight, our customers, our employees, that is not who our family at United is", said Munoz. The letter follows an incident Sunday in which United requested that four volunteers disembark from a full plane on the tarmac in Chicago to make room for company employees.
  • Switch, Zelda smash American Nintendo launch sales records

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    That's a pretty good situation for Nintendo to be in as they hang their hopes on making the Switch the success that the Wii U failed to be. The news of sales number is revealing how well not only the Switch is doing but also Zelda . In the first month, the Switch has nearly outsold the Xbox One and is close to the PS4. Per SuperData's projections, Switch will shift over 7.2 million consoles in 2017, putting it over halfway toward the Wii U's total install base that took four-plus years to ...
  • 'Conflict could break out at any moment' over N Korea: China

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    A White House foreign policy advisor said Friday that the United States is assessing military options in response to North Korea's weapons programs, saying another provocative test was a question of "when" rather than "if". North Korea's official name is the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. And the USA has dispatched an aircraft carrier into waters off the Korean Peninsula.
  • Delta will pay you up to $10000 to give up your seat

    Delta will pay you up to $10000 to give up your seat

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    A storm had caused a lot of travel chaos for Delta Airlines, with a number of delays and cancellations meaning running flights were under pressure. It's no surprise airlines would want to beef up the incentives for customers they need to bump from flights.