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The eurosceptics include far-right leader Marine Le Pen and Melenchon. He stirred particular passions when he rapped scandal-hit conservative Francois Fillon and European Union "austerity treaties" - triggering chants of "Degagez" (Get lost), the rallying cry of the Arab Spring of revolts.
  • Tesla Passes GM as Most Valuable Carmaker in US

    Economy

    Last July, Musk said heavy-duty trucks were among the type of electric vehicles needed in the marketplace and that Tesla is expected to unveil their line of trucks later on this year. The addition of a pickup to Tesla's lineup makes sense given the success of the category in the company's home country. Aside from that, he also said that the next roadster will be a convertible.
  • U.S. 'Era Of Patience' With North Korea Is Over - VP Pence

    U.S. 'Era Of Patience' With North Korea Is Over - VP Pence

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    Congressional Research Service. The national security adviser said the latest failed test "fits into a pattern of provocative and destabilizing and threatening behavior on the part of the North Korean regime". The North regularly launches short-range missiles, but is also developing mid-range and long-range missiles meant to target USA troops in Asia and, eventually, the US mainland.
  • United Airlines changes policy after dragging man from flight

    United Airlines changes policy after dragging man from flight

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    Prior to Dr. David Dao being dragged off the plane by local police, reports claim passengers on the United flight were offered $800 plus a hotel room as compensation for giving up their seat. "I apologise for having to re-accommodate these customers", he said in a statement. "No one should ever be mistreated this way ..." "We have committed to our customers and employees that we are going to fix what's broken so this never happens again".
  • Pence to visit Demilitarized Zone

    Pence to visit Demilitarized Zone

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    The unannounced trip allowed the vice president, whose father fought in the Korean War, to look at North Korean soldiers from afar and gaze directly across a border marked by razor wire. The officials weren't authorized to speak publicly on the results of the policy review and requested anonymity. Meanwhile, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has called on North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un to avoid escalating the situation and drop its nuclear program in compliance with United Nations ...
  • United refunds passengers from nightmare flight

    United refunds passengers from nightmare flight

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    To say United Airlines is having a week from hell would be an understatement. Federal rules allow airlines to sell more tickets than they have seats, and airlines do it routinely because they assume some passengers won't show up. A witness said all the passengers on the flight were quite disturbed. USA airlines United, Delta and American accuse Gulf carriers Emirates, Etihad and Qatar Airways of receiving more than $50bn in state subsidies.
  • All options on table with N. Korea: Pence

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    North Korea has conducted five nuclear tests, including two previous year. Deputy national security adviser K.T. McFarland will also soon leave the White House, possibly taking a post as ambassador to Singapore. A US aircraft carrier, the USS Carl Vinson , is heading to waters off Korea in a show of force . The high-profile failure came as the North tried to showcase its nuclear and missile capabilities around the birth anniversary of the North's late founder and as a United States ...
  • Hamilton takes blame for Bahrain GP penalty

    Hamilton takes blame for Bahrain GP penalty

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    The Bahrain Grand Prix takes place today at 11AM ET from Bahrain International Circuit. I don't feel that same stress in the relationship between the two of them. Hamilton was running second between team-mate Valtteri Bottas and Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo on lap 13 when the safety vehicle was required for a collision between the Williams of Lance Stroll and the Toro Rosso of Carlos Sainz.
  • United broke its contract with frequent fliers

    United broke its contract with frequent fliers

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    Now-viral videos of the incident show a man, his nose bloody and his glasses almost knocked off his face, being dragged by the arm across the aisle. Dao suffered concussion, broke his nose, and lost two front teeth, said his attorney on Thursday.